News from Schools May 11, 2020

A transformative education: former scholar reflects on his SJI International experience

Looking back on my time at SJI International, I can think of no better place to have spent what was arguably some of the most transformative years of my life. The international community, rigorous academics, and wide-ranging extracurriculars have all challenged and enriched my educational journey. My personal experience being both a scholar and the son of a teacher here, led me to be doubly appreciative of the unique advantages of a Lasallian education as well as the generous benefactors that make this possible for so many.

Senior Council Investiture at the Founder’s Day Dinner

I firmly believe that an SJI International education has the potential to be whatever you want it to be; during my time in school, I experienced service-learning firsthand, teaching music lessons at a UWS school in Koh Chreum, Cambodia, and later joining eyecare drives at a children’s home in Western Thailand. As a member of the Student Council, I had the opportunity to exercise my leadership and teamwork abilities through school-wide initiatives such as Wellbeing Week. These are just the drop in the metaphorical bucket of opportunities available to the SJI International student, and I am extremely grateful for having been able to take part in a few of them.

Lasallian volunteers with locals at UWS Koh Chreum, Cambodia

11th Senior Council and Organizing Committee of Hair4Hope 2019

Performing eyecare checkups with Baan Dada’s Children’s Home, Thailand

St. Joseph’s Institution International

Situated on a spacious, leafy campus with impressive facilities, St. Joseph’s Institution International School is an independent co-educational Catholic day school in the Lasallian educational tradition. The school…

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