First of all, please allow me to express gratitude to my excellent colleagues, splendid students and the parents and friends who trust the school。 The school’s work cannot make such great progress without you!
AFA Tianjin was founded in the Science Building of Yaohua School in 2013, and came to the independent campus on Yantai Road as the only one International School of Heping District in 2016。 From 20 students in 2013 to 40 students in 2014, 90 students in 2015 and 185 students in 2016, to 202 students and 75 staff members in September 2018。
We are so proud of our four years graduates; only the year of 2018 grants with over $1。03 million in total awards。 Individual scholarships up to $170,000。You are making our school a better place to grow and the world a better place for living。
China develops rapidly because of a development plan every five years, and the nation develops and revitalizes gradually because of a development plan every five years. Our school, AFA Tianjin, will also review and summarize five years of growth and clearer education goals! In this way, more talents with Chinese cultural background, international vision, leadership by example and capability of serving the society locally and globally. We are looking forward to achieve more in the next five year.
We are confidante that we can create a better education and learning environment for our teachers and students all around the world, so that every teacher and student can reach their full potential and achieve outstanding achievements. Teachers, administrators, parents, and students, we can create a caring and enterprising community by working together with mutual respect.
I would like to review our school motto with you here:
Integrity: I am honest, I take responsibility and for myself, my work, my study, and actions, and the resulting consequences.
Perseverance: I put forth my best effort in everything I do.
Self-discipline: I respect all the school regulations, and develop myself into a better person every day. I respect each individual and his or her worth, rights and dignity; I resolve every conflict in a peaceful and rational manner.
Innovation: I am open to innovation, I accept challenges, and take advantage of options and opportunities, I can try all the possibilities to make something new happen。
Principal: Kevin Zhang