News and Events
Christmas Gifts for the Children at Iashvili Hospital30 Dec 2018
Before the holidays started, PYP kids, parents and teachers donated to the charity action organized by the PYP. We prepared packs of presents with candies, stationery and clothes. Our charity team went to the Iashvili Children's Central Hospital with all of the gifts and gifted them to the kids with leukemia. They were happy and sent big thanks to the European School students. Together we create our future full of joy and love!
Training by Microsoft27 Dec 2018
On December 26, Microsoft's official representatives in Georgia conducted training for the teachers of the European School about using educational technologies. Microsoft Georgia, with the support of its Educational Business Development Manager, Mr. David Tchiaberashvili, formulated a special training course, which consists of three main parts: using OneNote app throughout the teaching process; implementing Microsoft Teams for improving teamwork and coding using Minecraft. The approach and methods of Microsoft for applying various technologies to the learning process have always been a top priority for the European School and will always be.
Grade 4 Trip to Georgian National Youth Palace20 Dec 2018
For the past six weeks, our fourth graders have been researching the history of exploration and its impact on society. They have learnt about famous explorers like Marco Polo, Christopher Columbus, John Cook and many others. Students also gained an understanding of using longitude and latitude to find locations on the map and were able to track journeys of explorers they have been researching about. However, the most engaging for them has been the topic about space exploration. Students have been actively researching various topics like galaxies, black holes, famous astronauts, planets, etc.
Christmas Exhibition18 Dec 2018
European School hosted honorable guests on its pupils' Christmas exhibition opening - the famous painter and winner of Shota Rustaveli prize, Keti Matabeli and Nino Chitaishvili, the main scenic artist of Nodar Dumbadze Professional State Youth Theatre. The exhibition brought together the artworks of our Georgian Program and IB Programme students. Our talented artists used various techniques to create impressive artworks, collages and compositions.
Artifact Museum07 Dec 2018
As part of the summative assessment of the unit "Where We Are in Place and Time", Grade 1 students set up an artifact museum. An artifact museum is a display of various items that reveal information about students’ family histories and how these artifacts have affected their lives. Each student had a display station, where they stood and presented their artifact, showing their understanding of the unit’s central idea (how histories enable us to find our place in society).
Field Trip to French institute's Media Library06 Dec 2018
On Tuesday, December 5th, 10th grade students from our MYP Programme French class took a trip to French institute's Media Library. Thanks to their French teacher, Ms. Eliso Chelishvili, the pupils received free 1-year membership to access digital and academic library. In addition, our school received a suitcase with 50 books, lent from the library, which is to be used at the European School for the second semester of the academic year.
Workshop for PYP Parents30 Nov 2018
On November 21, the workshop “Introduction to the Primary Years Programme (PYP)” was held for the parents of our PYP pupils. The main idea of the workshop was to familiarize parents with the IB PYP educational philosophy, teaching methodology and learning approaches. The session was organized in an interactive and collaborative way so parents had a great chance to actively participate in the discussions and different tasks. It was useful for the school to get parent feedback regarding their understanding of the PYP curriculum framework. Here is what some of the parents had to say about the workshop: "Now I realize that at PYP, students can share their ideas and learn through different ways", "I appreciate this high level of interaction between students and teachers". These kinds of events will be held once a semester and will ensure that all parents gain a deeper understanding of the PYP.
Presentations on the Subject of Bullying29 Nov 2018
On November 29, within the anti-bullying week, our students from IB grade 10 prepared independent projects aiming to raise awareness of bullying. The event took place in the main hall with presence of English teachers and 10th Graders. The students discussed ways to tackle the bullying issues and shared their ideas with the audience.
Colors of Autumn - Art Exhibition21 Nov 2018
On Tuesday, November 20, the exhibition "Colors of Autumn" presented the paintings and collages by students of our school's Primary and Middle Years Programs from both - Georgian and IB sections. Students got to appreciate each others’ work and took pride in their own little achievements. By participating in such events students learn that they can communicate their feelings and experiences to the wider audience by means of art.
Second PYP Assembly19 Nov 2018
On the 19th of November, we celebrated our second PYP assembly. At the start of the assembly, Grade 5 students Mariam Khurodze and Ecrin Yağmur Kurtsaw gave shared presentations about how peace is essential for sustainable development and underscored the importance of people joining forces to strive for world peace. Student Council members prepared and role-played different school situations. Students were able to reflect on the idea of peacemaking both on a global and local level.
C.O.A.T.S.: No one should get cold this winter!19 Nov 2018
The European School students (AHS, IB, and Georgian Program) participated in a charity campaign C.O.A.T.S. at Radisson Blu hotel on November 17-18, 2018. Prior to the event, they had collected gently worn clothes for those in need. MYP students managed to motivate students from all three programs to get involved in the campaign and commit acts of kindness.
Visit to the Dog Shelter18 Nov 2018
On Saturday, November 17, our 10th graders from the MYP Programme visited Tamaz Elizbarashvili Dog Shelter. Students said hello to the shelter dwellers and donated food for the animals.
Project "Home" involving PYP 5th Graders12 Nov 2018
Pupils from our IB Programme grade 5A participated in the project "Home". The goal of the project was to help the students understand that theatre is the art of telling stories through acting and aimed to show them how acting skills connect actors with the audience. The project consisted of two parts. The first part was debating and the second one was an acting performance. In the first part, children expressed their ideas about the differences between home and house, debated about what makes a good home and discussed words and proverbs derived from the word – “home”. The second part was a performance of the fable “home”, in which students played different characters. All the pupils enjoyed acting in the performance.