Prince of Wales Island International School, Penang, Malaysia

Monthly Archives: October 2017

Diwali Celebration

Students are given the opportunity to wear ‘House Colours’ today rather than their school uniform to celebrate Diwali – the festival of lights. They enjoyed a Diwali inspired lunch in the cafeteria, while some Year 12s combined chemistry and Diwali by making a Rangoli pattern using a polymer slime.

To all families and friends of POWIIS celebrating Diwali this year, we wish you a very happy holiday!  

Rangoli Making

Students and staff worked together to create Rangoli – a colourful and beautiful art in conjunction with the Diwali celebration.  

Staff Edition Tuesday Lunchtime Concert

Today’s staff edition Tuesday Lunchtime Concert featured both academic and non-academic staff including the CEO of POWIIS, Ms Elysia Ong, Ms Nurul Hasniza, Mr Peter Kee, Ms Lucy Decoursey, Mr Alan Reeves, Mr Dylan Boyd, Mr Ronald de Leon, Mr John Cranwell and Mr Kirk Green, accompanied by POWIIS orchestra and band. The audience were certainly entertained by the great performance from them!  

Open Day

POWIIS welcomed prospective families to our Open Day last Saturday to explore the campus and state of the art facilities. Families took a tour of the school, led by the students and attended an informative presentation by the Principal, Mr Simon Leese. We are looking forward to seeing new faces very soon!  

Geography Landscape Competition

The winners of the Geography Landscape competition were announced during assembly today, with Sarah Jia Li and Su Bai Wei clinching the prizes. Congratulations to Sarah and Su Bai! (Seen here with Mr Nic Miller who instigated the competition.)  

Pearson Edexcel Outstanding Learner Award

POWIIS is very proud of Miyuki Wei Gee Goay, Ming Min Teh, and Wei Yi Tee for their excellent academic achievements. Miyuki and Ming Min both achieved Highest Mark in The World for Edexcel International GCSE Mathematics, whilst Wei Yi obtained the Highest Mark in Malaysia for Edexcel International GCSE Physics.

The students received their awards at the Pearson Edexcel Outstanding Learners Award Ceremony on the 23rd of September 2017 at the Le Meridien Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.