News and Events
How to Celebrate a Birthday at the European School?
A Birthday is a special day in everybody’s life and people celebrate it in different ways. It is challenging enough to plan a birthday, to consider the number of guests, location and environment. If you want to celebrate it together with your classmates, the ES café is ready to provide the space and services for the most amusing and friendly celebration. Invite guests, create the menu and enjoy your birthday together with your classmates!
AHS 11th graders had a trip to Tsinandali and the surrounding area. The students enjoyed a number of activities such as visiting the museum at Tsinandali Estate and learning about the life and poetry of Alexander Chavchavadze. They also visited Ujarma fortress along the way and made a stop at Shumi Winery. They learned how to make churchkhela during a master class offered at the winery which they loved a lot!
American University in Bulgaria
The students at AHS were lucky enough to have the opportunity to hear a presentation on a university with which our school closely collaborates - American University in Bulgaria. A number of ours students have attended and graduated from this university, and used their American-recognized degrees to continue their educating at other world-famous universities such as Columbia and Harvard, or began their careers either in Georgia or abroad. The next generation of AHS students, (and possible future AUBG alumni), heard about the programs and opportunities offered at our partner school, and were encouraged to think about their future and how they envision it will be.
On International Teacher's Day, the students of American High School challenged some of the faculty to a basketball game to prove who has more skills on the court. Despite the wisdom, experience, and best efforts of the teachers, the students were victorious in a 40 - 17 routing.
World Teachers’ day
World Teachers Day is celebrated annually on 5th October since 1994.Different activities were organized at the European School to celebrate this event: Students met teachers at the main entrance and gifted with handmade cards, their wish cards and appreciation letters were collected in special boxes as well; Throughout the week several sports games were held between teachers and students; Teachers’ handcrafts, their childhood photos and their portraits created by students were exhibited at the school halls. The goal of this day is to pay regards to teachers’ services and show appreciation and respect towards them.
Ana Kipiani’s Piano Concert
Talented pianist Ana Kipiani-the European School Brand Ambassador performed a solo concert on the ES stage at Teachers’ Day celebration event. Ana Kipiani has received several awards, grand prizes and has become a laureate of several international competitions such as the International Piano Competition “María Herrero”, Vladimir Krainev International Piano Competition, Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Competition, Verbier Music Festival and etc. She has played in different prestigious concert halls in Asia, Latin America, and Europe. Ana Kipiani’s concert at the European School left the audience with unforgettable memories. The ES teachers loved Ana’s performing techniques and musical compositions offered by her.
Vizit of Mrs. Carol Bouwer to “European School“
Mrs. Carol Bouwer –the Special Advocate for UNICEF South Africa’s Influential Women’s Forum, media celebrity, and entrepreneur visited the European School on Tuesday, October the 1st. The visit is part of Mr. Carol Bower’s ongoing work as an Advocate for Women and Children. At the ES, she met the school administration and the students as well. During the school tour, enthusiastic and energetic student guides provided the high profile guest with a student perspective on the learning environment.
European School's Tent at Iliauni Science Picnic
Today European School participated in Iliauni Science Picnic, which took place at the Vake Park. Our spot attracted a lot of attention as it offered amazing experiments and technological innovations to its visitors. Visitors took a great interest in robot fights, programmable drones, 3D pens and fun electronic experiments, different scientific shows.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Franklin & Marshall College Visit the European School
Julie Loveless (Worcester Polytechnic Institute) and Carly Mankus (Franklin & Marshall College) visited the European School on September 25. The university representatives met students from Georgian Program, American High School, and IB Programmes. They discussed admission requirements and study programs, shared their tips on how to craft a standout college essay, and answered students’ questions.
Roman Strasser's visit to the European School
On September 11, Head of the European Parliament's Department for Intercultural Relations, Roman Strasser, visited the European School. Mr. Strasser, along with European School students and Young Diplomats of Georgia, discussed the goals and future plans of his visit in Georgia. The Secretary General of the EU-Georgia Friendship Group has announced new international programs to be held in Brussels for young diplomats under the auspices of the European Parliament. At the end of the meeting, the students of the "European School" conducted a tour of the building for Roman Strasser and explained their teaching methods in detail. Roman Strasser's visit to the European School was planned in the frames of four-party Memorandum of Understanding signed in the European Parliament on April 2019.
First Day at the European School
On September 9, the European School greeted the students, the teachers, and the parents and welcomed all of them to the beginning of a new academic year. We are proud to announce, that the school gained an additional international recognition and started the new academic year with an important achievement-it became the first CIS accredited school in Georgia.
We are the First CIS Accredited School in Georgia
On September 6, a very important whole staff meeting was held at the European School. This year, ES became the first CIS accredited school in Georgia and during the meeting commendations and recommendations given by the CIS were discussed. Sophio Bazadze-the School Director identified new strategic goals and presented an action plan. Brice Bomo-the Head of IB Programmes and Riz Khan –IB MYP Head introduced their visions and shared their plans with the audience. Action plans of the new academic year were presented by the PYP Program Coordinator Dinara Rysmagambetova, the Director of the American High School Irma Barbakadze and the Heads of Departments.
The European School - the First CIS Accredited School in Georgia
Great news in the Georgian education field-We are proud to announce, that the European School became the first school in Georgia accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS). CIS is a leader in the field of school evaluation. Its worldwide recognized accreditation is a demonstration of high-quality international education offered by the school, facilitating the acceptance of students’ transcripts with colleges and universities.