At old Tsu-Lauo City, the old southern field (Nan-tien) Street, which is now close to Shiuan shinn Street, and Nan-tien Market nowadays, was the prosperous area with heavy traffic. Our school was founded according to the needs of advancement with the changes of the time and educational needs at December in 1960. From then on, the teachers and staff have sacrificed themselves in our school diligently. They also enrich and renew the software constantly. Three school houses turned into high buildings. The processes of changing recorded the changing history of our school, which has been the alumni’s favorite topic about school life and background. The students who grew up in the beautiful school buildings have become great people in our country. Creative teaching is like the spring wind blows the students who have been useful people from all walks of life in our society. The previous students spent their cheerful time on the coconut tree road. The stone elephant that children liked to climb up and down was filled with the sweet childhood memory. The children who liked to play with the stone elephant had been the main character of the graduating memory book.
Located in the central Chia-Yi, ShiuanShinElementary School is surrounded by cultural institutions and stores. The traffic is convenient and can be compared as a star in the darkness that shines and lightens up the newly-developed area in the southeast Chia-Yi. There are nine principals who have worked so hard for our school, who led the devoted teachers in our school. They played the role of leading the citizens in this community grow culturally and constantly.
In 2003, Principal, Pauline Hsu succeeded to be our new principal. She undertook the building project of renovating the third school building. She strove for all kinds of expenditures, integrated the resources to build the new building. Our school possesses not only grand buildings, but also the modern software and hardware that are our pride. Also, a kindergarten is attached to our school. Beautify our campus. Adding more computer classrooms and holding various workshops…etc. We also become the information seed school of primary level in Chia-Yi in 2004. Through expanding the information facility, the teachers can integrate information into their teaching and motivate students’ learning through multimedia. The previous Shuian- Shin was memorable, but the current Shiuan Shin is well worth expecting. The new teachers and workforce in this year will bring Shiuan Shin upward; Carrying on themission of our school spirit is important. Attracting more students to our school under the circumstances of this low birth rate phenomenon is necessary.
The features of our school
- Building professional KnowledgeandWell-developed community; Promoting teachers’ speciality and professional knowledge is important day by day. In order to practice the 1-9 integrated curriculum, our school tries to open our school to our community for extensive learning.
- Our school has built up “Elementary Gender Education center” to host the relevant workshops, Job Reflection meetings、collecting the information for gender education including posters, video tapes, cassettes, pictures and cards. Also, developing teaching materials as the resources for Chia Yi inhabitants, students and teachers to read. Through the promotion of our school, building up a society that are free from gender discrimination and pursuing the goal of gender equity can be worthwhile.
- In 2004, our school applied for the opportunity as the information seed school of primary level. Purchasing Digital projectors, notebook computers, Activity carts…etc. In the Wednesday afternoons, opening the classes that were relevant to the information integrated teaching skills in order to help the general teachers apply the computer knowledge in to their classroom with no problem. The teachers can pass the yearly Information ability evaluation in Chia Yi city. The rate of passing is 100 %. Our teachers maintain the certain levels of the computer skills.
- The baseball team, basketball team, dragon-Dance team, track and field team and table tennis team have gained the high opinion from the other institutions and schools. The teams that represented our school won a lot of good prizes in the various games. Developing students’ basic physical strength through the promotion of fitness passport is essential. Making full use of the sources in the community helps develop all kinds of focal ball teams. On the one hand, cultivating students’ stamina. On the other hands, through the excellent performances of the sports teams, encouraging the students develop their sports and leisure abilities is the goal.
- Promoting the classics Reading Activity, Introducing the Classics Reading Mothers in order to deepen the cultural foundation; Encouraging the happy atmosphere of reading. After school, our school also offers the class of classics reading. Creating the happy atmosphere for parent-children learning together in our school is essential for encouraging reading.
- Promoting Morning English Learning Program, Every Tuesday morning, our English Instructional team took efforts to design great English programs through oral and situational methods to teach English. On Friday mornings, the students are able to stand in front of the students to practice in English orally after raising the flag. In the campus, the bilingual word cards can be found everywhere in order to immerse the learners in the bilingual learning environment.
- After-class curriculum, including swimming class, painting class, Paper Clay Moulding class, computer class, Science class, Calculation by the abacus Class, encirclement class, Taekwondo class, basketball class, baseball class, table tennis class and English class are opened for the students to develop the different abilities from different fields.
- Developing different teams that contains the spirit of cooperative learning is to promote the students’ strength in various competitions. The current teams include English, information seed, science teams…etc, that are competing outside of the school in order to gain good grades.