IB MYP Students Celebrate IB’s 50th Anniversary!20 Apr 2018
On Tuesday, April 19, 2018, The European School IB MYP students held an assembly to celebrate the IB’s 50th anniversary. The following classes and students were presented: In connection with their current unit, "Let’s Take care of our Environment," MYP Grade 9B students raised money, bought a baby tree and planted it in the school yard. Nini Gabaidze and Niyaz Mahdavi, MYP Grade 7 students, sang a song. MYP Grade 8 students visited National Botanical Garden of Georgia and helped with gardening to celebrate Earth Day. MYP Grade 7 students presented their project about Anne Frank. Mariam Natroshvili and Giorgi Shavgulidze, MYP Grade 8 students, presented their history project about different cultures. Mahdi (piano) and Sara (Violin) Jafariani performed on stage. The day ended with MYP grade 10 students’ Personal Project presentations in the main hall. Students’ personal projects covered a variety of topics, including: tourism, psychology, sustainability and ways of being environmentally friendly, poetry, ways of tackling bullying, etc.
IB PYP and Georgian Program Elementary School Day at the European School19 Apr 2018
The European School IB PYP and Georgian Program Elementary School joined the celebrations of the IB’s 50th anniversary on April 18, 2018. The day was filled with a variety of activities – The European School hosted the IB PYP concert in the courtyard, teachers organized open lessons and IB PYP grade 4 students competed in different sports activities. IB PYP students presented various interdisciplinary topics that they have been working on over the course of the academic year. Georgian Program Grade 1 students organized the shadow theatre performance, portraying animal’s characteristics. Georgian Program Grade 2 students discussed germs and ways of preventing them from spreading. Georgian Program Grade 2 students discussed real friendship – can humans be friends with only humans? Can animals be our friends? While delivering a presentation about the Dog Shelter in Tbilisi, students tried to answer these questions. Georgian Program Grade 3 students shared tips on how to make compost and fertilize plants. Georgian Program Grade 4 students discussed relations between generations. The assembly ended with an awarding ceremony.
The European School Students Visit National Botanical Garden of Georgia18 Apr 2018
IB MYP grade 8 students visited National Botanical Garden of Georgia on April 18, 2018. They removed unwanted grass from the iris flower beds and cleaned up the premises of the garden. Our volunteers dedicated their hard work to Earth Day, which is celebrated on April 22, annually.
The IB school Is Turning 50!16 Apr 2018
Success in life begins with a quality education. It is all about personal growth, building the character, encouraging children to become responsible global citizens, shaping successful careers and achieving their personal best. By encouraging independent learning and empowering students to embrace responsibility, the European School helps them to acquire essential skills for success. As an IB World School, we raise generations of children who strive to become inquirers, knowledgeable, thinkers, communicators, principled, open-minded, caring, risk-takers, balanced and reflective. We celebrate diversity as we welcome families from all over the world, and try our best to satisfy the needs of all parents seeking a quality international education for their children. As an IB World School, the European School is honored to join the celebrations of the IB’s 50th anniversary. Our entire school community, from teachers to students, is committed to making our world a more respectful and peaceful place for all people.
The European School Students Visit Tbilisi Classical Gymnasium02 Apr 2018
On March 30, 2018, IB PYP grade 3-4 students visited Tbilisi Classical Gymnasium to share their tips on healthy lifestyle choices with their peers. Considering our students’ interest in healthy lifestyle, they’ve been invited to become the team members of famous Georgian TV program “Family Doctor.” Our students are dedicated to raising awareness on healthy lifestyle among their peers.
One Hour in the Theatre02 Apr 2018
Linking in with “International Theatre Day” our PYP students visited the Marjanishvili Theater. Students were able to observe what happens behind the scenes. They had the opportunity to try on different outfits such as dresses, hats and jackets. Also, they were able to see the rooms where the actors put on makeup and get ready for the performances. Students got acquainted with the history of theater, archive materials stored in the museum and unique old photo archives, storing works of famous artists Peter Otskheli, Elene Akhvlediani, David Kakabadze and other theater artists.
“Signs & Symbols”27 Mar 2018
In the unit of inquiry “Signs & Symbols” PYP grade 4 students learned that all written languages comprise of some form of signs and symbols. Every subject they study contains some kind of signs or symbols. This was the theme covered during our assembly. Students showed the evolution of signs and symbols starting from the Stone Age followed by Sumerians cuneiform, Egyptian and Chinese hieroglyphics…They used numbers and music notes as symbols, and showed colors in sign language. As the assembly was coinciding with International Theatre Week, students put forward their best efforts in putting together an amazing performance as Stone Age people, dancing and singing. We used ultra violet lights to show music notes as symbols, which was a big surprise for the audience. Our assembly played an important role in raising students’ enthusiasm for participating and gaining confidence in future activities.
Down Syndrome Day in Diploma Programme26 Mar 2018
Diploma Programme students joined the celebration of World Down Syndrome Day on March 21, 2018. By making presentations about the syndrome and its causes, telling stories about celebrities with this disease, challenges that parents of kids with Down Syndrom face in their daily lives, Moezzi Mohamadamin, Natia Melkadze, Mia Bajat and Giorgi Zirakadze, dressed in t-shirts with the Down Syndrome logo, raised the awareness about this syndrome in the school community.
Profession of Firefighters26 Mar 2018
PYP Grade 1 covered all the lines of inquiry for the Transportation Unit and summarized it by learning about service vehicles and fire safety: They now know the basic fire safety rules, they have a fire safety plan and know how to stop, drop and roll. Students learned about the crucial and heroic profession of firefighters and were so excited to visit the fire station museum on the 22nd of March, meet real fire fighters and explore the fire truck.