News and Events
Charity Event "Bring Warmth"14 Dec 2018
Our American High School students joined the charity campaign initiated by the Georgia Red Cross Society. During several days, students from different grades took part in charity activities at “Galleria Tbilisi” where Christmas campaign called “Bring Warmth” was held. At the shopping mall, Red Cross society put up “Red Cross corner”, where people could learn about stories of sole beneficiaries, share their warmth with these people and make donations. With these donations, a new social center for elderly people will be built. Our pupils worked very hard and did their fair share of contribution to this campaign.
Toys for the Tserovani School27 Dec 2018
11th graders of the American High school decided to contribute to charity. With the help of the whole European School, they collected various toys and brought them to Tserovani School. Students were accompanied by their teachers - Ana Khutsidze, Beso Kiknadze and Ana Chaghiashvili. They took a tour around the school; saw their library, gym and computers room. Students had a conversation with the school director about the problems of their school. Our pupils decided to continue helping the school in the future and enrich the school library with new and interesting books.
Memorandum of Cooperation with "Global Education Motivators"08 Dec 2018
On December 7, our school hosted Mr. Wayne Jacoby, President of "Global Education Motivators", a non-governmental organization which works in association with the UN. Mr. Jacoby conducted a training for our pupils on the topic of Student Leadership Conference on Development. During the visit, the three-way memorandum of cooperation was signed between the European School, "Global Education Motivators" and the Public Movement "Multinational Georgia’’ (PMMG). In accordance with the memorandum of cooperation, for the first time in Georgia, direct videoconferences will be held from the UN headquarters. Participants from the European School will get the chance to interact with key UN officials, international student leaders and peace advocates from around the world to deliberate and discuss various topics. Action Plans and Resolutions developed by them will be voted upon and submitted to the UN Youth Envoy as a set of recommendations. Afterward, during the school tour, our pupils showed Mr. Wayne Jacob around our facilities and acquainted him with the student life, activities and programs at the European School.
Tree-Planting Campaign for a Greener City07 Dec 2018
American High School students from the European School had a desire to participate in a green event and decided to plant trees in order to tackle the growing air pollution problem of our city. Tbilisi City Hall provided our students with a designated piece of land on the University Street and supplied them with seedlings of Fraxinus, which they planted by themselves. On Thursday, December 6, 35 our students participated in this event and made their contribution to helping our city become greener. “It is very important for us to participate in this event. We aim to do our best to take care of the environment, as we all know that currently, air pollution is a burning issue for our country. I believe that even a single tree can make a big difference and joint efforts of our society members is all it takes to save our nature in the long-term”- said an 11th-grader. “We would be more than happy to get involved in similar activities in the future and hope that more and more people will take this issue seriously” - mentioned the 10th Grade student. American High school will organize such events in the future, not only in Tbilisi but outside the city as well. Our school continues raising awareness about the importance of a clean environment and is determined to help its students feel responsible for the ecological problems from an early age.
Conversations with Psychologist - How to Check School Disturbance04 Dec 2018
Student’s support center at the European School continues a series of meetings “Conversations with Psychologist”. On December 4, the meeting was held with the teachers of grades 9-11 to get them acquainted with results of the School Disturbance Survey. The main focus of the meeting was a discussion of the root causes of school disturbance and teachers were given a set of recommendations on how to establish constructive relationships with the students who exhibit a high level of school disturbance.
Field Trip to Georgian National Centre of Manuscripts16 Nov 2018
American High School students of 9th grade visited Georgian National Centre of Manuscript, where an exposition dedicated to King Erekle II was opened on November 16. Certificates, manuscripts and other types of documents from that period were presented at the exhibition. Beside new exposition, students also visited the permanent exhibition, which showcases the oldest manuscripts. Students had a lecture about Georgian printed works and saw first Georgian prints (Italian-Georgian dictionary, The knight in the panther skin, etc.).
The workshop on Human Rights13 Nov 2018
On Tuesday, November 13, Human Rights Youth Center conducted a workshop for our pupils on "Introduction of International and European Human rights". The workshop was led by Charlotte Wasseran, an invited trainer from Germany. Human Rights Youth Center, which is based on the NGO MGSDV - Youth for Democracy, will continue similar workshops about human rights on a regular basis for the European School students.
Outdoor Class in Dzalisa05 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 Gallery05 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.
"Brains Battle" Intraschool Competition01 Nov 2018
An intellectual game “Brains Battle” was held at the European School. At the intraschool competition, students were divided into groups of 5 and each of them answered 15 questions. The championship was held in 3 age categories - from third to fifth grade, from sixth to eighth grade and from ninth to twelveth grade. In the first age category winners became “Combatting Brains” (Georgian Sector, 6th B class) and “Brainiacs” (PYP, 4th/5th classes), in the second category winner was “Tesla” (MYP 8thA class) and in the third category won a group named “American’s Group” (AHS 10th class). At the next level, the best 50% of the European School groups will compete with groups from other schools.
Photo-exhibition “Unknown Tbilisi” and a Walk in the Historic Part of Tbilisi22 Oct 2018
American High School students from the grade 10 had an integrated (Math-Literature) outdoor class. They visited the photo-exhibition “Unknown Tbilisi” at the National Library and learned more about the historical and cultural meanings of remarkable buildings in Tbilisi. As the subject of their lesson was "Optimizing routes for the time management", they picked buildings which evoked interest in them and explored the best possible routes to get there. At the end of the lesson, students took a stroll in the streets of Tbilisi, following the plan created by them.
EducationUSA mini-fair at the European School22 Oct 2018
As the admissions game is becoming ever more complex, it is our duty to help students learn more about their options - from community colleges to state schools, from regional options to the most selective institutions. This is precisely why the mini-fair hosted by the European School welcomed a delegation of representatives from American universities.
Excursion to Tao-Klarjeti18 Oct 2018
On October 11-14, American High School students took a trip to Tao-Klarjeti. They visited historical places of Shavsheti, Klarjeti and Tao and had an unique opportunity to visit the places which are well known to them from Georgian history and hagiography. During a 4-day trip, students and their teachers saw a lot of historical and cultural monuments, such as Mere’s castle, Seytan (Kajeti) castle, Ardahan, Shavsheti, Satle castle, Tbeti, Doliskana, Artvin, Artanuji, JoJokhetis Canyon, Akhiza’s castle, Yusufeli, Otkhta church, Kavkasidze’s castle, Vejangeti castle, Ishkani, Oshki, Khakhuli monastery, Tortum waterfall, Torumi castle and Bana cathedral.