The Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) of Wuhan Yangtze International School is a voluntary service organization managed by the parents and teachers of WYIS. Not only does participation in PTO give parents the opportunity to partner with WYIS to plan fun school-wide activities, it’s also a great way to meet other parents and quickly become involved at WYIS.
The PTO is led by an elected Committee that includes: the PTO president and vice presidents that oversee various aspects and activities sponsored by the group. PTO general meetings are held once a month and are open to all parents and teachers. Members of the WYIS PTO can support activities without becoming officers or attending meetings on a full-time basis. You can also serve as a room parent, and help your child’s teacher as needed. We hope to see you there!
JOIN THE PTO
Our Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) welcomes all parents of WYIS students and is a very important resource for both the school and the parents themselves. To help cater to the wide diversity here at WYIS, our PTO is organized into several language groups, each with their own organizer. The language group organizer not only serves as the contact person to disseminate school-related information, but they also assist in communication between parents and the school.
Throughout the year, the PTO also helps coordinate various activities. One of our longest-standing school traditions, which PTO plays a large role in coordinating, is International Day. This is a highlight of our year. Here at WYIS, PTO also hosts a luncheon for Teacher Appreciation Day and provides treats for students on Children’s Day.
We know that for the child to succeed, the whole family needs to be supported. We strive to connect families with community resources to empower the family to self-sufficiency. We live in a generous community with a lot of support. We connect parents to resources for food, clothing, housing, English as a Second Language, Adult Education programs and more. Click to learn more about local Community Resources.
Wuhan Tianhe International Airport (airport code: WUH) contains more than 35 airlines and operates 170 air routes, including 53 international routes.
Chinese Name: 武汉天河国际机场
Location: 20 km (20 minutes) from the Wuhan city center.
Wuhan is 72-Hour (3-Day) Transit Visa-Free for passengers from 51 countries, such as USA, Russia, United Kingdom, France, Japan, South Korea, and Singapore.
All domestic and international flights go through the new T3 terminal, which was opened to the public on August 31, 2017.
Asian cities: Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Tokyo, Bangkok, Maldives, Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Seoul, Taipei, Ho Chi Minh, etc.
European cities: London, Paris, Rome, Moscow, etc.
American cities: San Francisco, Los Angeles
Oceanic cities: Sydney
There are 72 domestic cities with direct flights from/to Wuhan. Below are links to airport information for connecting cities that you might be interested in.
Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Changsha, Xian, Chengdu, Chongqing, Guilin, Hangzhou, Jinjiang, Haikou, Urumqi, etc.
Eastern Airline Enquiry: 0086-027-6362 3820
Southern Airlines Enquiry: 0086-027-8530 0000
There are three main railway stations in Wuhan (Wuhan Railway Station, Hankou Railway Station, Wuchang Railway Station).
Wuhan Railway Station
Adjacent to the third ring road, Wuhan Railway Station is one of the most important transportation hubs in Hubei Province. It is around 10.6 miles (17 kilometers) to Yellow Crane Tower, 11.2 miles (18 kilometers) to Yangtze River Bridge, 10 miles (16 kilometers) to Wuchang Railway Station, 12 miles (20 kilometers) to Hankou Railway Station, and 26 miles (42 kilometers) to Tianhe International Airport.
Major rail lines from this station connect to Beijing, Shenzhen, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Xian, Tianjin, Guangzhou, Guilin, and others.
Address: Baiyun Road, Hongshan District
Hankou Railway Station
Hankou Railway Station is the biggest European-style Railway Station in China. The station is about 8.1 miles (13 kilometers) from Yellow Crane Tower, 5.6 miles (9 kilometers) from the Yangtze River Bridge, 9.3 miles (15 kilometers) from Wuchang Railway Station, 12 miles (20 kilometers) from Wuhan Railway Station, and 14.3 miles (23 kilometers) from Tianhe International Airport.
Major rail lines from this station connect to Beijing, Shanghai, Nanjing, Hefei, Yichang, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Hangzhou, Xian, and Chongqing.
Wuchang Railway Station
Wuchang Railway Station was initially built in 1916 and renovated in 2008. It is about 1.9 miles (3 kilometers) to Yellow Crane Tower, 2.5 miles (4 kilometers) to Yangtze River Bridge, 10 miles (16 kilometers) to Wuhan Railway Station, 9.3 miles (15 kilometers) to Hankou Railway Station, and 21.1 miles (34 kilometers) to Tianhe International Airport. At the intersection of Beijing-Guangzhou and Wuchang-jiujiang rail lines, it links Wuhan with almost every city inside Hubei Province and many other major cities in China; however, most long-distance trains operated here are ordinary, non-high speed ones.
Major rail lines from this station connect to Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Chengdu, Chongqing, Kunming, and Yichang.
Address: Development Avenue in Jianghan District
Buses to Nearby Tourist Areas — nope. Don’t have this yet.
Wuhan’s Subway is developing rapidly and has become one of the main forms of transportation for Wuhan citizens. Destinations are shown and broadcast in both Chinese and English. It's quite convenient for you to save on transport.
Use Chinese coins or banknotes to purchase tickets on ticket machines at the subway stations.
The starting price is 10 yuan (for the first 2 km).
It costs 2 yuan for most public buses in Wuhan. Tourists can get to most of the scenic spots in the city by bus. Prepare some small change as no change is given.