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Varsity Boys Remain Unbeaten Junior Varsity Volleyball Dominate Lausanne Tournament JV Boys Tie Match Against ICS Girls’ Football Puts Up Strong Fight Against ICS Cross Country Team Continues Winning Streak in ICS Strong Opponent Munich Brings First Defeat for JV Boys

Varsity Boys Remain Unbeaten

              Last Friday, the Zurich Varsity Boys Football team played against ICS (Inter Community School of Zurich). Zurich entered the game, hoping to continue their unbeaten record. Starting the first half, Zurich swiftly took control of the game. Gabriel Ecclissato (’17) managed to give Zurich the lead. The first […]


Junior Varsity Volleyball Dominate Lausanne Tournament

Over the weekend, the Junior Varsity Volleyball team traveled to Lausanne and was undefeated in a friendly tournament. Friday night, the team won their first match against ISL. The next morning, they defeated IS Berne, Aiglon, and finally La Chat. Malier Meier (‘18) and Lauren Isherwood (‘18) helped the team to go undefeated with their […]


JV Boys Tie Match Against ICS

Friday afternoon, the JV Boys showed up on the Im Brand Field in Thalwil to face ICS (Inter Community School Zurich). Right as the game kicked off, ZIS (Zurich International School) were very strong, scoring an early goal and dominating in the midfield. Unluckily, ICS managed to counter attack by sending a ball through the […]


Girls’ Football Puts Up Strong Fight Against ICS

It was a tough game for the Varsity Girls Soccer Team on Friday against ICS (Inter Community School Zurich) on their home field. With great support from the side lines, the girls battled it out through injuries as well as a lack of players. The final result was 3-0 to ICS. The team really stepped […]


Cross Country Team Continues Winning Streak in ICS

A whopping sixty members of the ZIS (Zurich International School) Middle School and Upper School Cross Country teams travelled to ICS (Inter Community School Zurich) for the annual SGIS (Swiss Group of International Schools) cross country race. The course, at 5.8km, was noticeably longer than the team’s usual 5km racing distance. Scorching sun, lack of […]

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Strong Opponent Munich Brings First Defeat for JV Boys

This weekend, the JV Boys Football team traveled to Munich, not for the beer or Weisswurst, but to defeat Munich International School. Instead of wearing Lederhosen, the boys were shin-guard-clad for the 6 o’clock kick-off Friday evening. The game was very tight, with both teams having several opportunities but neither side managing to convert them […]


Rugby Boys Start a Winning Streak in Zuoz

October 1, 2015

On Saturday the 26th of September, the Varsity Rugby team took a train from Thalwil train station towards Zuoz for a rugby tournament. Less than an hour after their arrival the Zurich Lions had their first game against Munich. A team which had previously beat Zurich.     After two 15 min half’s and a […]

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Leading by Example

September 29, 2015

Despite being the fourth pillar of our mission statement, I believe we have a culture of hollow leadership at ZIS. It seems that we only take advantage of opportunities when they benefit us directly. While we have an abundance of activities for students to get involved with, many students chose to take their commitment to […]

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Don’t Worry, Be Happy

September 28, 2015

The feeling of constant worry. The rush of nerves going up and down your body. The pounding heart beat pumping your chest. The need for air during a desperate time. Anxiety is something many people suffer with, myself included. There is a variety of different kinds of anxiety ranging from Social Anxiety Disorder to Panic […]

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Football Girls Enjoy a Great Learning Experience in Munich

September 27, 2015

It was a tough weekend for the Varsity girls, who played two exciting football matches against Munich this weekend. Despite losing both games, the girls fought through injuries and a lack of numbers. They never failed to show determination and kept up a great intensity. Despite the 3-0 loss, the first match had a great […]

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Junior Varsity Volleyball Girls Are Successful in Munich Tournament

September 27, 2015

Junior Varsity Volleyball traveled to Munich this weekend, where they played both Munich’s  JV and Varsity teams. Friday night, they played their first three sets against the JV team, winning two of them. Later, they played four sets against the Varsity team. Although they lost all of the sets, the team improved greatly throughout the […]

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Cross Country Continues To Achieve Wins and Personal Bests in Munich

September 27, 2015

On Friday, the Upper School Cross Country team boarded a bus along with the Middle School Tennis and Cross Country teams. After a long bus journey with a stop for lunch, the team arrived in Munich just in time to join the Munich team for practice. After jogging the course, we cheered on the rest […]

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What is the stock market and how does it work? – The Investment Club explains

September 22, 2015

That is a very good question, one that many people have probably asked themselves, but when they attempted to find the answer got overwhelmed by the elaborate jargon of finance. To make things simple, how about we skip the jargon and get straight to the facts? Let’s dig in. The stock market is called a […]

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The Senior Apero

September 22, 2015

If you were at school last Thursday evening, you might have noticed that there were a lot more seniors than usual. Although our program didn’t start until 18:00, many students chose to stay at school and used the time to do a small amount of our massive workload. Those that went home slowly trickled back […]

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A Weekend of Mixed Results for Varsity Girls

September 21, 2015

It was a weekend of mixed results for the Varsity Girls’ football, who played well against Paris on Friday but unfortunately didn’t get any wins in the Northern School Tournament on Saturday. A competitive match was played under the floodlights at Im Brand on Friday evening. Zurich winning 2-1 it was an exciting game to […]

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JV Girls Place First in Northern Schools Tournament

September 21, 2015

This weekend, the JV girls soccer team, along with their coach Mr. Beat Heller, travelled to Basel for one of their first tournaments of the season They played a total of two games, one against ISB and another against ISZL. They won both with the score of 3-2 and 2-0 respectively. Katie Best (19′) scored […]

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