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IB PYP and Georgian Program Elementary School Day at the European School

19 Apr 2018

The European School IB PYP and Georgian Program Elementary School joined the celebrations of the IB’s 50th anniversary on April 18, 2018. The day was filled with a variety of activities – The European School hosted the IB PYP concert in the courtyard, teachers organized open lessons and IB PYP grade 4 students competed in different sports activities. IB PYP students presented various interdisciplinary topics that they have been working on over the course of the academic year. Georgian Program Grade 1 students organized the shadow theatre performance, portraying animal’s characteristics. Georgian Program Grade 2 students discussed germs and ways of preventing them from spreading. Georgian Program Grade 2 students discussed real friendship – can humans be friends with only humans? Can animals be our friends? While delivering a presentation about the Dog Shelter in Tbilisi, students tried to answer these questions. Georgian Program Grade 3 students shared tips on how to make compost and fertilize plants. Georgian Program Grade 4 students discussed relations between generations. The assembly ended with an awarding ceremony.

The European School Students Visit National Botanical Garden of Georgia

18 Apr 2018

IB MYP grade 8 students visited National Botanical Garden of Georgia on April 18, 2018. They removed unwanted grass from the iris flower beds and cleaned up the premises of the garden. Our volunteers dedicated their hard work to Earth Day, which is celebrated on April 22, annually.

Senior Project Presentations at the European School

18 Apr 2018

On Tuesday, April 17, the American High School Senior students had their Senior Project Presentations. Preparing Senior Projects is obligatory for AHS seniors. They write research papers and then present them to an academic audience. The jury evaluates two components: the relevance of the topic and the speaker’s presentation skills. Students are free to choose their research paper topics but work closely with their supervisors who provide them with sources and constructive feedback.

AHS World History Classes attend Michelangelo Exhibition

18 Apr 2018

On Tuesday, March 27, Grade 8 and 9 World History classes with their teacher, Mr. Joseph Blake viewed the exhibition Michelangelo and the Sistine Chapel – Preparatory Drawings by famed Italian artist, sculptor, architect and poet of the Renaissance epoch - Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564) at the National Gallery, Tbilisi. The exhibition allowed all to view the graphic details, including the hand from the fresco "Creation of Adam" and figures from the fresco "The Fall of Man and the Expulsion from the Garden of Eden". The exposition also incorporated multimedia, as well as the screening of the film "Journey to Discover Michelangelo."

Basketball Day at the European School

17 Apr 2018

The European School gym hosted a basketball match between Georgian Program and American High School teams on April 17, 2018. Georgian Program beat the American High School 69:64. Irakli Kochiashvili and Luka Tsurtsumia became the players of the day, scoring 42 and 34 points, respectively.

Millennium Innovations Award

17 Apr 2018

On April 13, 2018, the Millennium Innovations Award took place. The competition has been in place since 2014 and aims at encouraging teenagers to come up with innovative projects to pique their interest in STEM subjects. Twelve teams were selected for the final round of the Millennium Innovations Award, including the European School students – Zuka Kevanishvili, Giorgi Imnaishvili, Giorgi Chakhnashvili and Alexander Lomadze-Gabiani. The European School teachers, David Nozadze, - the member of the Scientific & Cyber Security Association, - and Maxim Iavich, - the President of the Scientific & Cyber Security Association, - mentored our students throughout the competition. Elizabeth Rood, Deputy Chief of Mission of the U.S. Embassy, Mikheil Chkenkeli, the Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, and Mariam Jashi, the Chair of the Education, Science and Culture Committee of Parliament of Georgia, paid the contestants a visit.

American High School hosts Guest Speaker

13 Apr 2018

“Russian-Georgian Relationships and Civil Activism in Georgia” On Monday, April 2, the American High School hosted noted political analyst and social activist Mr. Nikoloz Berulava who addressed the “Russian-Georgian Relationship and Civil Activism in Georgia” to students in the AP Comparative Government and Politics class and two World History classes. Mr. Berulava stressed the important role of each individual in society towards achieving the greater public good. He further emphasized that each citizen’s inaction serves as a tragedy for society as only individuals may improve it by their responsibility and action. The students in attendance discussed the topic and participated in several lively debates.

The European School Students Celebrate World Theatre Day

13 Apr 2018

The European School students decided to surprise their peers and joined the celebration of the World Theatre Day. Grade 8B students staged sketches and skits based on the famous plays: "Trouble of Darispani" and "the Cherry Orchard." The entire student body, along with the teachers and parents, embraced and welcomed our students’ acting skills.

The “European School“ Students Visit Autism Center

10 Apr 2018

The United Nations encourages member states to raise awareness about people with autism by celebrating World Autism Awareness Day on April 2, every year. The European School IB DP students decided to take action – they visited the Autism Center in Tbilisi, April 2, 2018. They talked to the beneficiaries of the center and helped them decorate the premises by planting flowers and trees in the garden.

Handmade Car Race at the European School

04 Apr 2018

David Nozadze, the Robotics teacher of the European School, organized a handmade car competition for our students on April 2, 2018. Fourteen competing students from grade 1-12 made moving vehicles from recycled and re-used materials. The jury awarded one winner in each category. However, the Super Cup went to Saba Nodia, grade 2 student for creating the best handmade car.

Charity Movie Screening at the European School “Ekvtime: Man of God”

04 Apr 2018

The European School hosted the screening of the movie “Ekvtime: Man of God” on April 4, 2018. The movie director, together with the film crew, attended the event. At the end, the audience got a chance to ask questions, speak to the director and the film crew, and state their viewpoints and ideas about the film. All the money raised will be donated to the film support fund.

Grade 6 Project “Greetings to Abkhazia!”

04 Apr 2018

On April 3, 2018, Georgian Program grade 6 students presented their project “Greetings to Abkhazia!” The students conducted a research on important cultural heritage in Abkhazia and Abkhazian traditions. They shared their findings and a documentary film with the audience.

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