European School Students-Winners of Essay Writing Competition15 Dec 2017
Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, along with the Association of German Language Teachers, organized an Essay Writing Competition on December 11, 2017. The goal of the competition was to showcase different and diverse aspects of Georgian-German relationships and attract young authors and students in this regard.
Trip to Free University15 Dec 2017
In December, European School students from grade 8 (8a and 8b) together with their teachers Khatuna Kapanadze, Zurab Beria and Irina Kochlamazashvili went on an educational trip to Free University. They visited university library, museum and Chemistry, Physics and Engineering laboratories.
European School-Part of eTwinning Community14 Dec 2017
Last year, ICT teacher Davit Nozadze engaged his students in the eTwinning project “Let’s visit a Country 2”. The European School team, composed of the following students: Elene Jokhadze, Elene Phanjakidze, Lizza Kvizhinadze, Mariam Okhriashvili, Salome Zedgenidze and Tornike Kubaneishvili, partnered with one of the Greek schools. The project gave an opportunity to our students to learn more about the historic and cultural places of Greece; To develop 21st Century Skills; To share information using ICT, PPT presentations, video, video conference; To meet online with Greek peers using English for communication; To organize a tourist itinerary; To be aware of the importance of tourism for economy of Georgia and most importantly, to gain new friends. Recently, the project of our school was awarded a European Quality Label.
Discussion about Adolescent Violence14 Dec 2017
On December 14, European School students participated in a discussion about adolescent violence. The discussion was initiated by Georgian Language teacher Lela Melikishvili. The Class, directed by Ilmar Raag showcased at the event became a catalyst of long discussions between teachers, parents, students. The event has caused many persons to ask “Why these things are happening?” “What causes such violence?” “How to prevent adolescent violence?” The adolescent process can be relatively easy and smooth if parents learn how to communicate effectively with their children, if teachers, students won’t be indifferent about children conflicts at school-concluded students.
IB MYP and DP Students Join UN-lead Activism against Gender-Based Violence14 Dec 2017
Students from IB MYP and DP Programmes decided to unite their efforts and join the UN-led 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign. The theme of the campaign for 2017 is “Orange the World. Leave no One Behind: End Violence against Women and Girls.” In order to speak up against violence, students from MYP and DP worked collaboratively and made a short film. During the course of filming, they decided to speak out in their native languages to condemn violence against women and spread their message loud and clear to everyone around the world.
American High School European History Class Visits the Fine Arts Museum, Tbilisi14 Dec 2017
On Tuesday, December 12, nine American High School Grade 10 European History students with their teacher Mr. Joseph Blake, and Homeroom Teacher Mr. Giorgi Tchumburidze toured the Fine Arts Museum near Liberty Square. The guided tour included ancient Georgian gold jewelry, historical religious relics, icons, church vestments, copies of famed frescos from various Georgian Orthodox churches, and ancient Greek and Roman statues. Nana Kvernadze stated “The attractions were great.”
Nini and Dimitri Dumbadze's exhibition "Migration"13 Dec 2017
The European School hosted Nini and Dimitri Dumbadzes’ art exhibition on December 13-14, 2017. The exhibition theme was migration. Since childhood, Nini and Dimitri have been painting and participating in different art contests, winning various art prizes and awards.
Professor Manana Pkhakadze’s Lecture13 Dec 2017
On Monday, December 11, American High School students from Grades 8, 9, 10, 11 attended and participated in a discussion and presentation organized by Georgian teachers Ms. Ketevan Gardapkhadze and Dr. Eka Kobakhidze in the Prague Conference Room. Dr. Manana Pkhakadze, a lecturer at Tbilisi State University explained the significance regarding antiquity and its relation to contemporary life. She further explained the origins of antique words that we use today, the role of mythology, and how historic concepts relate to modern life and the role they play in our current everyday lives.
AHS Students at the Film Festival13 Dec 2017
On Wednesday, December 6, AHS students from grades 8 and 9 with their homeroom teachers attended Tbilisi 18th International Film Festival. Students watched several prize-winning Georgian short films. Event was closed by the speech of the director of the Festival. One of the eight-graders, Luka Katamadze said - “Even though main idea of some of the movies was hard to understand, I really liked most of the short films, because of the style, music, and beautiful scenes of the movie.