Become an active volunteer and help CISPA maintain the friendly community atmosphere which makes the school a special place. CISPA’s support for the school and community are entirely powered by volunteers. Your commitment could be just 1-2 hours to project management and our committees are always interested in new ideas. Please contact with any questions.

CISPA Committees:

This Committee co-organizes a three-week festival of reading called Lit Blitz and it also runs International School Library Day, along with many other student literacy programmes throughout the year. If you have an interest in Literacy and would like to be involved more, contact Catherine Wan CohenChristina Matula-Häkli

Chinese Studies
This Committee works hard to support Mandarin studies, including our Chinese New Year festivities, the Chinese Short Story Challenge, and much more. To join the Chinese Studies Committee, become a Mandarin reader, or volunteer in any way, please contact Amy Ng, Anita Shum

Family Fun Fair – 26 November 2017
CISPA hosts an annual Fun Fair that’s a school-wide event with something for everyone. This is a huge event and needs lots of volunteers, so if you can spare any time at all, please get in touch with Anita Shum, Grady Lam or Sabrina Maguire.

Chinese New Year Fair – 13 February 2018
CISPA hosts the annual Chinese New Year Fair celebrating Chinese culture. This is another event that needs lots of volunteers to help organize the games and prepare food and goodies for this colourful event, so please contact Amy NgChristina Matula-Häkli.

Welcome & Community
The Committee organizes social activities throughout the year, taking special care of families new to CDNIS. To join the Committee, or learn more, please contact Lucia del Vita or Sabrina Maguire.

Staff Appreciation
This Committee dreams up ways to say ‘Thank You’ to our hardworking school administrators, educators and staff. To help with our bi-annual themed lunches, surprise treats days and more, contact Catherine Cohen or Christina Matula-Häkli.

This Committee manages the CISPA website, online bulletin board and other information sources for parents. It prints the yearly calendar and supports committees with all their web and IT related needs. To help with writing and content management, IT and social media, please contact Grady Lam or Elisabet Helander.

Outreach Initiatives Advisory
This Committee funds student or faculty-led charitable initiatives or projects. To get involved or find more information, please contact Clare Arnold, Grady Lam or Amy Ng.

For all things artistic, send a creative message to Catherine Wan Cohen or Debbie Waugh.