On the occasion of the World Water Day and within our annual project "Water & Life", MYP students participated in the Creek Clean-Up Action on March 24th in cooperation with the Public Institution "Nature Park Medvednica". We were cleaning the Vukov Dol Creek and collecting a lot of trash until the creek looked clean. We found tires, cans, bottles, old clothes, boots...
On March 23rd MYP students along with the students of the national programme participated at the world-wide event "International Kangaroo Mathematics Contest" organised in our school. The contest's main purpose is to promote mathematical thinking and foster student engagement in mathematics through problem solving. Our students used efficient strategies and shortcuts to solve competitive math problems as well as test-taking tactics.
There is a saying: "We never know the worth of water until the well is dry". But we know better! A lot of poems dedicated to water has been written during our English classes; music has been made with a water xylophone; many experiments with water have been performed and many scientific laws have been proven; water cycle has been grasped not only through Science, but Drama as well; a lot of creative visual art work has been created and exhibited. On March 21st we celebrated the World Water Day at our school as a culminating celebration of our annual project.
As an international school, we are always proud to celebrate our diverse cultures, traditions, and languages. Among our many different cultural events, the Soirée de la francophonie is the important milestone in celebrating cultural diversity. For the first time in our school, we decided to celebrate the International Day of Francophonie on Friday 17th of March. The French students and French teacher Tea organized a special and eventful Francophonie day for the students, guests from the other schools and parents.
On March 9th we went on a field trip to Krapina with the students of Danila Kumar International School from Ljubljana. The history of humanity in Krapina stretches into deep prehistory, for which fossilized Neanderthal remains on the Husnjakovo hill dating back 130000 years witness. At the Krapina Neanderthal Museum we were propelled back in time and watched history came to life with interactive displays, informative guides and live demonstrations.