ISG teachers and director were chosen to speak at the Nordic Network Conference in Stockholm on April 20. Marta Brzywcy's presentation on myths and realities of creativity, Kamila Ordowska's talk on classroom routines, Beata Wolkanowska's speech about emotional intelligence and Susan Mleczko's presentation about peer coaching for educators were well received by teachers and administrators from the Scandinavian international school system. The ISG Faculty are looking forward to continued active participation in the Nordic Network of International Schools.
ISG Grade 5 students Tania Szlązak, Katarina Towiańska and Eli-Cristine Rypdal entered the finals for the Whizz Kids Show and Tell competition, and all left as winners. The competition, which was held at the Gdansk Autonomic Elementary School on March 24, was open to public and private elementary schools from the Tricity region. Katarina Towiańska won second place for her presentation about Walt Disney. Tania Szlązak and Eli-Cristine each took first place, Tania for her presentation on Ancient Egypt and Eli-Cristine for her presentation on gods and goddesses of mythology. Hearty congratulations to our ISG Whizz Kids! Check our gallery for photos of the event.
Our winter charity drive concluded with great success. The money collected for the autistic children’s group was used for a special cause. We had a lot of pleasure giving toys and colorful craft supplies to children from the Autistic Association. Check the gallery for photos!
ISG 5th Grader Oskar Barnard won second place in a nation-wide Michael Jackson dance competition. The series of leveled competitions were designed to choose a child dancer to perform in the European musical "Forever King of Pop," the only musical in the world that has Michael Jackson's family's approval. The show originated in Spain and has an international cast of dancers, producers and choreographers who travel throughout Europe. They will perform in Gdansk this March. Oskar advanced through local and regional contests to compete in the national final, which was held in Warsaw on February 12. After intense training, stressful competitons and television and internet performances, Oskar was chosen as second place winner. We congratulate Oskar on his talent and hard work!