Concordia Chronicle

Concordia Shanghai Newsroom

How Concordia Supports New and Transitioning Students and Families

As a school with a diverse and vibrant community, Concordia Shanghai has gained a unique perspective of the complexities and challenges young people and their families are faced with when joining a new school and undergoing transitions across grade levels, having to get used to different teachers, make new friends, and follow a different schedule. Read More

The Concordia Uniform: Promoting School Pride and Belonging

As an international school that emphasizes a safe and caring environment, we believe a school uniform is an important way to create a sense of safety and belonging in the school community. Read More

Concordia Shanghai Is Ready for the New School Year!

What an exciting countdown to the start of school! We are so very pleased to share with you the many exciting changes that have taken place on campus over the past few months in anticipation of the return of our students.  New Faculty    We are blessed to have a new team of high-caliber teachers joining us for the new school year, despite travel and quarantine. Nearly half of them were hired from countries outside of China, with previous... Read More

Back to school at Concordia Shanghai
How Parents Can Help Their Children Transition Back into the Classroom

Throughout the vibrant city of Shanghai, teachers, parents, and students are all preparing for the much-anticipated reopening of schools. During the summer, students are reengaging with their friends, neighbors, and people in their communities. Read More

From Harvard to McKinsey: How One Concordia Alumni Is Making a Positive Impact on the World

A student body leader, TEDx presenter, editor-in-chief of the school magazine, Karis Tai (Class of ’16) was an active student in high school. At 18, she got an offer from Harvard University. Four years later, she was recruited by McKinsey & Company straight out of undergrad. Read More

Alumna Pursues Public Health Degree at Columbia University

When Sophie Ideker graduated from Concordia Shanghai in 2017, she was not yet aware of how much her time in AL Epidemiology, an elective course she took in high school, would influence her future career path. Read More

Creative Writing Class Inspires Young Readers and Writers

 High school students from Ms. Tania Stead's Creative Writing class wrote and illustrated children's stories this semester to share with Concordia's younger students.  Read More

Class of '22 Road to College: Julia Fang Off to Johns Hopkins University

Today we hear from a student who has found her passion in the written word, which she believes is at the heart of the human experience. In the future, she plans to utilize language to serve as a bridge between cultures and ideas.   Read More

Class of '22 Road to College: Sara Pratt Off to Bryn Mawr College

Today's story comes from a student who's been at Concordia since Grade 1. She is an enthusiastic member of theswimming team and a deep thinker, who believes that success in high school should be about more than one's GPA.  Read More

Class of '22 Road to College: Dylan Sun Off to Carnegie Mellon University

The high school graduation now over, students from the Class of 2022 are preparing to set off on the road to college. In this series, we look to learn from some of our seniors more about their learning and growth experiences at Concordia.  Read More

Class of '22 Road to College: Thriving Outside One's Comfort Zone

Today’s story comes from Jessica Meng. Though she has been studying at Concordia for less than two years, she keeps seeking passion and thrives every day. Read More

Class of '22 Road to College: Always Open to Explore

This week’s Road to Collegefollows a high school senior who has discovered and pursued a wide range of passionsthrough various channels offered at the school. Read More

How to Ensure Your Family Continues to Thrive During Shanghai Lockdown

As the Shanghai lockdown continues, Concordia remains proud of our employees and parents who have been partnering with one another through these challenging times in order to meet the learning needs of our students. Their shared support and resilience have made it possible for the school to successfully and seamlessly pivot towards a Distance Learning environment.   Though teachers are continually seeking new ways to keep their classes... Read More

Class of '22 Road to College: Driven by Passion

This week, our Road to College series continues with a student who has been at Concordia since Grade 4. She has gained friendship and happiness from school activities such as cheerleading and dance clubs, and honed her academic interests through specialized high school courses. She is now preparing to head off to her best-fit university, and the cherished memories of Concordia will be a strong support for her future. Read More

Concordia Alumna to Start Surgery Residency at Yale

“Incoming orthopedic surgery resident at Yale,”writes LouiseAtadjaexcitingly, when updating her bio on social media. An alumna of Concordia Shanghai, the recent University of Texas SouthwesternMedical School graduate is preparing tostart her residency at Yale-New Haven Hospitalin June.   Read More

Class of '22 Road to College: Aiming to Shine a Light

The graduation season is upon us, and we are extremely excited for our Class of 2022 graduates who are preparing to set off to universities across the globe on the “Road to College.” Read More

G7 Students Create Documentaries on Worldwide Progress

Students in Ms. Bouwer’s Grade 7 Social Studies have recently used the design cycle to create documentary films to seek answers to inquiries they have had throughout their current Unit of Inquiry: Human Innovation. Read More

University Acceptances for the Concordia Class of 2022

We are proud of our graduating Class of 2022 who have gained admission to an impressive list of colleges and universities across the world, including top-ranked universities and best-fit colleges with specialized programs. Read More