Workshop for the parents25 Feb 2020
The PYP community has conducted another informative workshop for the parents. This time the workshop was orientated on the understanding of the 5 essential elements of PYP. Parents had a chance to not only receive information about them but also see their implementation in action. Our students, under the guidance of the coordinator and their homeroom teachers, have conducted demo lessons for the parents and showed the understanding of the key concepts, application of ATL skills and demonstrated the learner learner attributes. At the end of the workshop parents reflected by sharing their knowledge and understanding of the 5 essential elements and presenting it to the participants.
International Mother Language Day24 Feb 2020
International Mother Language Day is celebrated every year on February 21. PYP students discussed importance of language and how it is one of the defining element of culture. Students wrote on the posters proverbs and famous sayings from each countries, dance, sing a song. Parents and homeroom teacher were storytelling. The main purpose of celebrating this day is to promote the awareness of language and cultural diversity.
International Mother Language Day21 Feb 2020
International Mother Language Day is celebrated every year on 21st February. It was first proclaimed by UNESCO in 1999 to preserve and promote linguistic and cultural diversity. Since then it is being celebrated every year across the world by holding different events. It is estimated by UNESCO that half of the over 6,000 plus languages spoken today will disappear in the nearest future. On Mother Language Day, the European School students came to school dressed in national costumes, held calligraphy contest, exhibited alphabet paintings, met writers, arranged a flash mob and participated in a diverse cultural program aiming to preserve mother tongue.
Museum at the School21 Feb 2020
Georgian National Centre of Manuscripts presented an educational project at the ES and exhibited collection items: manuscripts created in three writing systems used to write the Georgian language as well as Latin, Greek and Italian manuscripts. Among others, an exact copy of the Vani Gospels - the manuscript composed at the Queen Tamar of Georgia’s request was exhibited. The guests showed 3D installation demonstrating a unique heritage of Georgian and foreign manuscripts. Within the project, the students met the Doctor of Philology Eka Dughashvili who held a lecture about unique manuscripts.
Robot Competition18 Feb 2020
On February 17, 6th graders participated in robot competition where robots competed in scoring galls on a football pitch. The competition aimed to motivate students and raise interest in the Robotics subject. The final competition between 6th graders will be held in March where the winning team will be named.
Our Basketball Team at the Basketball Championship18 Feb 2020
The ES Basketball team became the first team in A group at Tbilisi Basketball Classic 2020 to qualify for the quarter-final where our players won games against the QSI team and the team of Givi Zaldastanishvili American Academy. The final match was tense and exciting. Two players from the ES team left the field due to injuries. This affected the final result- the ES lost 74-79 against QSI.
Valentine’s Day14 Feb 2020
On February 14, with the supervision of Nana Mukeria, the 9th graders of American High School presented an hour of poetry for Valentine’s Day. The event was held in the school library where the students read several poems about love. At the end of the event number of prizes and surprises amazed the audience.
IB DP students CAS assembly14 Feb 2020
IB DP students attended the CAS assembly on 14th of February, goal of which was to improve knowledge regarding, CAS project stages. Hereby, throughout the assembly, students have been trained how to register and manage CAS projects in the school electronic system - Managebac.
Young successful businessman13 Feb 2020
On Wednesday, February the 12 th , Lasha Barbakadze, a young successful businessman, visited the American High School as an invited guest speeker. 10th and 11th graders listened to the tips and recommendations on how to become a successful businessman, what obstacles are there to managing a business, as well as the pros and cons of starting your own business at an early age. The lecture was interactive, very interesting and informative for the students.