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Every year on 21st March in our school takes place a traditional school celebration known as “Kopernikalia”.

This year students had to wear costumes matching to their classrooms design. Our school had never looked like that before. In the hallway we could see the students dressed up like villagers, tourists, devils, animals, dancers from the 70s and also Greek Gods. The moment visiting different classrooms was like moving in time. The jury, consisting of our Headmistresses, some teachers and school representatives, visited all the classrooms in order to give some points as it was a kind of competition between the classes from our high school. After that the jury tasted and evaluated all the gingerbreads baked for this occasion.
Then in our gym a talent show took place. Some of the students sang and presented different sketches. This year, there was also a beauty contest– the representatives of different  classes challenged for the titles: “Miss”, “Miss Woman” and “Miss Man”.
In the end, the Head Teacher promulgated the winners of all the competitions.

When it comes to the best-looking classrooms, 3g (Jungle), 3h (Hell) and 2g (Mental Hospital) were the best ones. The best gingerbread was baked by 3g (very original shape – outlines of our country, very tasty one!). It looked like that!

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The classes 1f and 1g got the first prize as well. Congratulations!

“Kopernikalia” is a day when everybody forgets about schoolwork, exams and problems. This is the time for good fun, integration and to spend time with friends. We have to congratulate all the participants and thank for organizing this fantastic day for us!

Here we present some more photos:

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News prepared by Magda Mazik and Kasia Mazanek from 2f, edited by Mrs M.Kossak.

 

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We would like to remind you that today is Saint Patrick’s Day, Ireland’s national holiday. Read some facts from Country Fact File:

Name: Ireland, Eire, The Emerald Isle

Location: island in the North Atlantic Ocean

Size: 70,273sq km

Population: 4,470,700

Capital: Dublin

Symbol: Shamrock

Colour: Green

Irish traditional dish: Irish stew (main ingredients are lamb or mutton, potatoes, carrots and anions)

Did you know???  22 presidents of the USA including John F.Kennedy, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, are of Irish descent.

And now have a look at 2 memorable photos taken in 2009. They both show hand made  materials prepared for a competition that we won! The first one presents a map of Ireland with 5 chosen places worth visiting. And the second one-a beautiful Irish blessing which we decided to put on the first page of our hand made album.  They both bring back nice memories because we had a chance to visit this breathtaking island ( a trip to Ireland for the winners: 5 students and the teacher) and when you once go there, you will always wish to go back…

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You can find some more information about Ireland and Sains Patrick’s Day celebrations on our site or http://www.st-patricks-day.com/

We can strongly recommend listening to a very popular Irish song “Molly Malone” by The Dubliners –  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pXKLkLcdtjI.

And another, totally different version of the same song, but this time by Sinead O’Connor http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ouqhCtIh2g

And finally…for those who like Irish Step Dancing:   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HgGAzBDE454

News prepared by Mrs M.Kossak


We are pleased to invite you once again to participate in the Goi Peace Foundation – UNESCO International Essay Contest for Young People.

 

The theme for this year’s contest is” “My Role as a Citizen of Earth”
In the vast universe, we were born on this planet called Earth, where various cultures and ethnicities, all living things, and all of nature exist together. However, in our world today, we face numerous problems–environmental destruction, resource depletion, wars and conflicts, poverty, and many more–that make our future uncertain. Given this situation, what do you think is the best way forward for humanity? How do you wish to fulfill your role as a citizen of Earth?

 

 

The deadline for entry is June 15, 2014.

 

Prize winners will receive a cash award and will be invited to attend the

award ceremony in Japan. Please see the complete guidelines at

 

http://www.goipeace.or.jp/english/activities/programs/1401.html

 

We look forward to the participation of many young people from our school! An English teacher, Mrs Marzena Kossak-Wąchała is the one, who can provide some more information . Come and find out more (classroom 30).

 


On 10th March was an Open Day in our school by which everyone who wants to join our high school could come and see how everything looks like there. Every person who strided the door was warmly welcomed. Students from our school were showing around the school with all of its interesting places. Everyone who came could talk with our students to get to know everything that is important to decide whether to go to our school. We had nice presentations, a show of our theatre group and a lot of really interesting things that everybody could see. It was the third time when we took part in  Kopernik’s open day, first time was as visitors and next ones as students, however, this open day was definitely the best one. There were a lot of people who came – approx. 1200 guests. That’s a lot. Four of us ( Patrycja Korzeniec, Katarzyna Patyk, Kinga Kamińska and Martyna Tyras) were presenting  one of the class profile with three leading subjects (class f):English, Polish and History. We have met a lot of nice people with whom we were chatting and laughing and we hope they are going to choose the best school in Częstochowa and we will meet in September.

News prepared by Martyna Tyras, Patrycja Korzeniec, Katarzyna Patyk from 2f.

 Have a quick look at some photos.

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Agnieszka Marchewka, one of the students from IIg, became the winner in Nationwide English Language Competition called “Spelling Quiz”. That was a great success as in a final round she competed with mamy other contestants from  the country. Agnieszka’s  English teacher, Mrs Anna Cholewa-Purgał, did her best to prepare her to this competition.

Congratulations!

And now few words from the winner, AGNIESZKA MARCHEWKA:

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We would like to invite all final year students from Junior High Schools from Częstochowa and the whole province to our school for a very special day. On 10th March 2014  we organize an OPEN DAY to present our High School.

Don’t  miss the chance to get to know it as well as it is possible. We will all welcome you with open arms!!!

As the needs of both students and parents change every year, our offer has some small modifications as well.

 

JUST TO REMIND YOU,  HERE ARE THE TYPES OF THE CLASSES FOR THE NEXT SCHOOL YEAR.

Classes with leading subjects for the year 2014/2015:
I a – Biology, Physics, Chemistry ( with English and Russian )
I b – Polish, History, English  (with English and French)
I c – Polish, History, Civic studies ( with English and German )
I d– Mathematics, Physics, Information Technology( with English and German)
I e – Mathematics , Physics, Information Technology ( with English and German)
I f –Polish, English, History,  ( with English and German-group 1, French-group 2 )
I g – Mathematics, Geography, Civic studies  ( with English, German )
I h – Mathematics, Geography, Civic studies ( with English, German )

 

Maximum number of students – 30 !

 

WE  HAVE A LOT  TO  OFFER .

COME  AND  CHECK!!! We start at 9 am!

News prepared by Mrs M.Kossak