HAS Gives Back to the Community!

On Saturday, April 21, thirty students along with Ms. Chen, Mr. Maginn, and Ms. Phenix had the opportunity to travel to the PACK Sanctuary in New Taipei City for a community service event. At the event, we learned about puppy mills in Taiwan and why it is very important to adopt or foster animals. We also met with Lucy and Willow, two of the Sanctuary's animals who had been paralyzed and abandoned. After a service-learning workshop, a group of students went to the Dog VIlla where they helped out by cleaning cages, moving large packages and helping the animals socialize. Other students helped by cleaning and socializing in at the Cat Villa, while some put together folders to help the PACK Vol


Last week, HAS attended TAIMUN in Taichung where the theme of the conference was 'Rethinking Economics'. Unlike most other MUN conferences located in Taiwan, this conference took place during the week, which meant that delegates had to double up on conference preparation and studying for midterms. The resolutions passed, however, made all the hard work worth it!

2018 AP Exam Schedule

The AP Exams will be administered at the Hsinchu American School in May. Please look at the following for the AP Exam schedule along with which classroom the test will be administered in:

2018 Poetry Slam

Over the past few weeks, the middle school students have been studying poetry, its forms and how it is written. Students in grade 6-8 are so excited to share the poems they've written at our third Annual Middle School Poetry Slam. The Poetry Slam will be held in the cafeteria, from 3PM on April 26, 2018. All parents, guardians and family members are welcome to join. Light refreshments and drinks will be served. We look forward to seeing you there!

G6 Student Donated 55cm of Hair to Children with Cancer

One of our 6th grade student didn't want to cut his hair so he decided to grow out his hair to give to children with cancer. He donated 55 cm of hair! Thank you to our alumni, Tommy Hsieh for making this documentary film! Check out the video here:

2018 History Fair

This year, HAS students enrolled in a Social Studies class participated in our annual History Fair! Students from grades 5 through 12 created presentation style projects based on the international theme, "Conflict and Compromise in History". Each student selected a topic of their interest, related to the theme. Students created impressive powerpoint presentations with images, extensive information, and references to primary and secondary sources. The presentations were judged by our teachers and students were also given the opportunity to watch their peers present. The fair was successful as all students tried their best and gained public speaking, research, and critical thinking skills! Thi

Role Model Students

Each year, the Hsinchu City Government awards students who show excellent work ethic, academic excellence, and dedication to being a well-rounded student a certificate and a 300NT bookstore prize. After careful consideration and voting by the middle school teachers, two well-deserving students were honored at our assembly yesterday. We would like to congratulate Kiki Chen in Grade 5 and Sophie Su in Grade 6 for doing an outstanding job this year. We are so proud of their progress and commend them for their hard work, determination and positive attitudes.

March 2018 Value of the Month

The most recent Middle School Value of the Month was perseverance. Perseverance is the ability and self-control that pushes you to work through challenges. Students learned about this important life skill in Advising with their teachers and classmates. During Advising, students also created a Star Board full of our dreams and the steps that we need to complete in order to achieve them. At HAS, we want our students to understand the value of persevering through difficult situations, improving, and always working their hardest! This value will benefit students now and well into their future achievements outside of HAS. This month the award winners for Student of the Month were Steve Loo in Gra

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