#ChristmasIsForSharing25 Dec 2019
Child protection department prepared a treat for European school - christmas campaign #ChristmasIsForSharing, to spread love and kindness at school. MYP/DP Psychologist together with Child Protection Officer, had a discussion-conversational sit downs with MYP students. In a cozy, relaxing ambiance of the IB Library, students watched short movies and had a discussion with Child protection department team. (Importance of spreading kindness on this special holiday) On the last day of the campaign students received gift cards and decorated special christmas tree with kind wishes.
New Year Spirit at ES25 Dec 2019
Today, the ES students came to school in New Year themed costumes to create the New Year spirit. They spent a day without the school uniform and started the preparation for the holiday. Students in Santa’s hats and festive costumes gathered in the schoolyard for having fun and share emotions. Classrooms and hallways are already decorated for New Year celebration.
PYP-New Year Event25 Dec 2019
On the 20 th of December PYP students celebrated New Year. Together with music, art, drama and homeroom teachers, students prepared poems, songs, dances and plays. Grade one and two students showed guests how New Year is celebrated in China, France and Italy. Grade three, four and five students staged plays about Christmas, New Year, celebration of friendship, love and happiness. Third graders presented play “The Sneetches” by Dr. Seuss and a story about snowman. Grade four students showed the guests how to celebrate New Year withfriends. Grade five students prepared two plays about “Amelia Badelia” by Peggy Parish. Students had fun and enjoyed the celebration with their classmates, parents and teachers.
Robotics Competition at the FabLab19 Dec 2019
On December 16, the Second Sumo Robot Competition –Sumo Bot Challenge was held at the ES FabLab. Students from 6th grade competed in several rounds. After a tense struggle, the best-programmed robot won the competition and was awarded the title SomoBot of the Year. The most beautiful, fastest and most original robots were also awarded. Students received certificates. The winner students will participate in the 14th International Competition on April 8-10 in Turkey, Sanliurfa. Similar robotics competitions will be held annually at the ES where together with our students, 6th graders from other schools will be given the opportunity to participate.
Drama Performance “Pinocchio" at the ES Stage19 Dec 2019
A play based on the Adventures of Pinocchio-the famous novel written by Carlo Collodi was directed and staged by Davit Nadirashvili and Beqa Kurashvili at the ES with the initiative of the Arts Department. Gepetto carved a boy out of wood and named Pinocchio. The wooden puppet was brought to life by a blue fairy, who informed him that he could become a real boy if he would prove himself to be brave and truthful. After this scene, Pinoccio’s interesting, difficult and fun journey started. The audience enjoyed the play performed by the ES students.
A Journey Through Ancient Civilizations18 Dec 2019
PYP summative project:Grade three finalized working on their second unit of inquiry “where we are in place and time” by hosting an Ancient Civilization Fair. The unit was a collaborative study that built respect for the past, and knowledge about the contributions of different cultures. Students worked very hard; they gathered facts through research, prepared posters and created 3D models representing the architecture of different ancient civilizations. They collected different artifacts appropriate to their civilizations to share and gave all attendees an educational Journey through Ancient Civilizations.
Aideathon Exhibition18 Dec 2019
On December 13, the event was held at the Aideathon Exhibition. Within the framework of this event, the teachers together with their students created simple prototypes that would simplify and develop the learning process. Then they worked with Fablab's installations, creating solid devices to improve the learning process. They shared Fablab's capabilities with their work.
“A message to the older generation”18 Dec 2019
On December 16th, MYP 9th grade decided to make a presentation on the learned unit “' Fathers and Sons' - Generational Relations. They have made a video “A message to the older generation” and invited the parents for the discussion. During the discussion they touched each statement, discussed the communication problems and necessity of the dialogue. That was expressed by communication – the representatives of both generations were involved in it. The discussion was free and at times emotional.