The ’21–’22 school year begins August 16. Read an update from the Head of School here.
Congratulations to a new student-led committee at RIS, Between the Roots (BTR), on their first-ever service-learning trip! 🌳BTR seeks to advocate for sustainable living, promote renewable energy, and support English education in rural Thai schools. ✅ In November 2023, the 26 student-pioneers of BTR did just that!
BTR donated ฿12,000 to help fund a biogas balloon for Pa Deng Village in the province of Phetchaburi. (A biogas balloon is an environmentally-friendly, renewable energy source produced by the breakdown of food scraps and animal waste.) 💡The village chief told the students: “One hour of your work today just provided ten years worth of renewable energy for this household!”
The committee also supported educational material and lunches for the children at the Naresuan Ban Huasook Border Patrol Police School. 🏫👏 Kudos to their chaperones, Dr. Nathan Meisner, Mr. Skylar LePoidevin, and Ms. Susana Soccoro for chaperoning, and to Ms. Brittany Redd for advising and assisting the committee. 🌱