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Clubs and Activities

ZIS Virtual After School Clubs & Activities

We are excited to offer our students a range of "online" after school clubs and activities.

ZIS Online After School Activities

Virtual activities are available until the end of May!

Register and join us in the week of May 11!

Origami in German

Day and Time: Mondays 15:30-16:30
Grades: 3, 4, 5
Wir werden zusammen Schritt für Schritt verschiedene Origami Figuren aus Papier basteln. Origami ist eine spezielle Falttechnik mit der man zwei- oder dreidimensionale Objekte falten kann.

YOGA in German

Day and Time: Tuesdays and/or Thursdays 15:30-16:00
Grades: 2-3
Kinderyoga: Komm und entspanne dich mit uns. Wir werden gemeinsam lernen auf unseren Körper zu hören und verschiedenste Yogapositionen ausprobieren.  

Workout

Days and Time: Tuesdays and/or Thursdays 16:00-16:30 
Grades: 3, 4, 5
Come and try an online workout with Mr Lowe, consisting of dynamic strength and aerobic movements, music and a bit of fun. All abilities and fitness welcome, come and join us online for a half hour fitness blast!

Chess 

Day and Time: Thursdays 15:30-16:30 
Grades: 2, 3, 4, 5 with some pre-knowledge 
 

Registration for all these activities: open from Thursday, May 7, 12:00 until Sunday, May 10 23:00 via CHQ (through PowerSchool, once logged in, icon on the left "Extra-Curicular CHQ")

Register Via CHQ


If parents have questions please contact mtmalina@zis.ch

Online After School Activities in partnership with Hebbian

Join us for hands-on workshops in the latest in STEM. Two hours each and no prior knowledge required!
 

Future Workshops
 

  • Financial Modelling - (LS) 05, (MS) 06, (US) 07 May
  • Genome Sequencing - (LS) 12, (MS) 13, (US) 14 May
  • Cryptography - (LS) 19, (MS) 20, (US) 21 May
  • Career Paths in STEM - (LS) 26, (MS) 27, (US) 28 May
  • Bioinformatics - (LS) 02, (MS) 03, (US) 04 June

Register free of charge with Hebbian:

 

Register Here

Lower School Activities - continuing virtually

Programming

Mondays 15:30-16:30 - for Spring season registered students from Grades 4 and 5
Curious about how apps are made? Let's explore the universe of fun apps that start you off with the first building blocks in programming. Develop 21st Century learning skills such as Collaboration, Communication, Critical thinking and Creativity, while having fun creating your own games and more!

#Tech Girls

Thursdays 15:30-16:30 - for Spring season registered students from Grades 3, 4 and 5
A tech-based STEAM club for girls that sparks interest in technology and computer science, builds confidence, nurtures an inclusive community and helps girls develop their own tech identity. Activities include physical computing, robotics, digital content creation, Exploring AR/VR & more.

Arduino

Wednesdays 15:30-16:30 - for Spring season registered students from Grades 4 and 5
"Arduino is an open-source electronics platform based on easy-to-use hardware and software. Arduino boards are able to read inputs - light on a sensor, a finger on a button, or a Twitter message - and turn it into an output - activating a motor, turning on an LED, publishing something online. You can tell your board what to do by sending a set of instructions to the microcontroller on the board."

Songwriting

Tuesdays 15:30-16:30 - started in the week of April 20 for Grades 3, 4 and 5 students
This club is all about the process of writing songs. It will contain lyrics and poetry, creating melodies, arranging accompaniments and recording. Learn the craft of songwriting and unleash your creativity!

 

Lower School Clubs & Activities

The Lower School ATAC program is open to students in Kindergarten to Grade 5 (activities are included in the tuition fees). The ATAC program offers activities, athletics (competitive and non-competitive), leadership opportunities, as well as private mother tongue language clubs (please see tab below "Lower School activities").

Clubs and activities are offered over three seasons - fall, winter and spring.

To allow for a greater focus on age/developmentally-appropriate activities, students in:

  • Kindergarten can choose one activity in the spring season
  • Grade 1-3 can choose up to two activities each season
  • Grade 4-5 can choose up to three activities each season
  • Mother tongue language clubs are counted as an additional activity.

There are opportunities for parents to view activities on offer and register their children online prior to each season. Dates to register will be communicated through My ZIS Weekly News in the Community Portal. 

Lower School Fencing

Middle School Clubs & Activities

The Middle School has an extensive extracurricular program, based around student clubs, recreational and competitive athletics, and the performing arts. Some activities take place during the school day and/or after school, while others require participation in a one-time event. Some activities are offered by season and others for the whole academic year.

  • In addition to competitive sports teams there is a range of recreational sports activities including rugby, swimming, soccer, basketball, snowboarding, fitness training and tennis.
  • Students register directly with the coach or activity leader at the Athletics and Activities (ATAC) sign up market which is held for each season.

A list of activities offered this year is available below. 

Middle School Students Climbing

Upper School Clubs & Activities

The Upper School has an extensive extracurricular program based around student clubs, service learning, academics, athletics, and the performing arts. Some activities take place during the school day and/or after school, while others require participation in a one-time event. Some activities are offered by season and others for the whole academic year.

  • In addition to competitive sports teams there is a range of recreational sports activities includng soccer, basketball, snowboarding, fitness training and tennis.
  • Students register directly with the coach or activity leader at the Athletics and Activities (ATAC) sign up market which is held for each season.

A list of activities offered this year is available below. 

Upper School Musical