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Project "Home" involving PYP 5th Graders

12 Nov 2018

Pupils from our IB Programme grade 5A participated in the project "Home". The goal of the project was to help the students understand that theatre is the art of telling stories through acting and aimed to show them how acting skills connect actors with the audience. The project consisted of two parts. The first part was debating and the second one was an acting performance. In the first part, children expressed their ideas about the differences between home and house, debated about what makes a good home and discussed words and proverbs derived from the word – “home”. The second part was a performance of the fable “home”, in which students played different characters. All the pupils enjoyed acting in the performance.

MYP November Assembly

12 Nov 2018

On Monday, November 12, MYP November assembly was held. The event included students from grades 9 and 10 performing a drama act based on "Little Long-Nose" by the German novelist Wilhelm Hauff. Afterward, a summary was presented of all the programmables MYP has been conducting during the previous month. Assembly involved the presence of all MYP students, teachers and Academic Director of the European School, Ms. Sophio Bazadze.

Chocolate Making Masterclass at "Chocolaterie Artisan"

10 Nov 2018

On Saturday, November 10, our Grade 1B students from the Georgian Program attended a masterclass at Chocolaterie Artisan. Children inquired into information about the history of chocolate creation and learned more about different types of chocolates. They watched how the professional chocolatier melted, molded and stuffed chocolate with various fillings. In the end, students ate freshly made candies, handcrafted in front of them and drank hot chocolate. Our first graders enjoyed the time spent at Chocolaterie and went home loaded with excitement and delicious sweets.

Iveri Chelidze Football Tournament Final

09 Nov 2018

Iveri Chelidze football tournament which was held at the European School in the loving memory of our former student Iveri Chelidze has come to an end. The teams competed in three different age groups from grade 4 to grade 12. The first category final match was between PYP grade 5 B and MYP grade 6 students, the second category final match was between MYP grade 8 and AHS grade 9 students, while the third category final match was between AHS grade 11 and AHS grade 12 students. The winners of the tournament are MYP grade 6, MYP grade 8 and AHS grade 12 in the given order. Along with the winning team members, other students were also awarded in different categories: best player, best goalkeeper, and top scorer. The participants of the tournament were awarded by the academic director of The European School, Ms. Sophio Bazadze and Mr. Iveri Chelidze, who traditionally attends the championship each year. It is to be noted that the third category winners, AHS grade 12 class students are Iviko’s former classmates and because of that, this victory had a special meaning for them.

“Who We Are” - Summative Assessment Presentation and Trip to Chateau Mukhrani

09 Nov 2018

Our IB second graders summarized the first unit of inquiry by creating 3D community models in groups. For this project, our 7 and 8-year-old students designed their own communities and assigned different roles and responsibilities to their community members. Children worked together to find ways to solve a common problem in their community. Second graders presented their project to PYP community of learners. Afterward, our students enjoyed linking this unit to a field trip they took to a rural community outside of Tbilisi. They visited “Chateau Mukhrani” and its serene farm with horses. Students had a chance to bake traditional Georgian bread and khachapuri. They had a lot of fun learning!

Field Trip to Social Enterprise "Babale"

08 Nov 2018

On Friday, November 7, our Grade 1G students from the Georgian Program went on a field trip to the social enterprise "Babale". Children inquired into information about colors, created their own paints and used them along with some ornaments to decorate creative wooden objects. Our students were happy to proudly take home the handmade toys as the fruits of their labor.

Halloween Party 2018 at the European School

07 Nov 2018

Our students and staff attended the scariest party of the year, organized by our students - haunted house, mental torture room, costume catwalk and contest, fun games, musical, dance and drama shows and spooky chemical experiments. The second part of the evening included a non-stop dance party with the professional DJ.

Field Trip to the Juice Factory

07 Nov 2018

On November 7, students from our Georgian Program grade 1B visited the "Campa" juice factory. Pupils observed juice making and product packaging processes and took a tour in the warehouse, where thousands of juice boxes were stocked. Children even got the chance to drive a special machine and transport products from one place to another. In the end, students participated in a tasting of various fruit flavors. Our 4th graders returned home filled with excitement.

Excursion to the Georgian National Center of Manuscripts

06 Nov 2018

On November 6, our Georgian Program pupils from the grade 4B paid a visit to Georgian National Center of Manuscripts. Students saw a collection of unique manuscripts. They acquired knowledge of a book writing process and were familiarized with the main stages of the development of the Georgian alphabet.

Outdoor Class in Dzalisa

05 Nov 2018

9th and 8th class students of American high School visited the site of the former Dzalisa city, Tsilkani Saint Mary Church, Svetitskhoveli Cathedral and Mtskheta Theatron. In Dzalisa, students had an Outdoor class in Classic civilization. They saw ruins of the former city site: a public pool, Roman-style villa, sewage system and mosaic Triclinium. Students answered questions about the Georgian and Roman relations, innovations of Roman architecture and mythological theme expressed on the mosaics. In addition, they discussed the main principles of the Roman thermal bath construction process.

Visit to Museum of Georgia and the National Gallery

05 Nov 2018

Students of the American High School visited Simon Janashia Museum of Georgia and the National Gallery. At Georgian museum, they saw a photo exhibition depicting the personal lives of Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo. The exhibition "Diego and Frida. A Smile in the middle of the way" has been traveling to different countries since 2002. Students also visited Soviet Occupation Exhibition Hall and Georgian Costume and Weaponry exhibition. Afterward, they saw the Permanent Exhibition at the National Gallery, which showcases works by distinguished Georgian artists of the 20th century - Niko Pirosmanashvili, David Kakabadze, Lado Gudiashvili and Iakob Nikoladze.

Dasaran at the European School

04 Nov 2018

We were honored to host representatives of Dasaran, internationally award-winning Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) organization based in Armenia, which builds technology designed to help countries around the world to meet their educational and technological development goals. Guests were familiarized with the e-platforms currently in use at the European School and their functionalities. The Dasaran team presented features and possibilities of their software and we got to know a broad range of benefits that come with their service. Afterward, European School students gave our guests a school tour and showed them around the newly opened FabLab, an innovative laboratory which aims to provide hands-on STEM education even in the early school years.

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