At GIS, we encourage our Alumni to stay connected, give back and enjoy being part of the GIS Community! It was indeed an awesome day as old Students of GIS visited the Principal of Ghana International School, Dr Mary Apea Ashun at her residence in Canada. #ConnectingMoments
Old Students of GIS visit the Principal
Olivia LecossonOld Students of GIS visit the Principal
Congratulations GIS! We did it again! After years, months and weeks of working towards Re-accreditation, we at Ghana International School are so proud to announce that, we have been accredited for the second time!
In April 2018, we were honoured to have a team from the Council of International Schools (CIS) and The New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) inspect and assess us.
The Accreditation Team members were from countries around the world such as France, Italy, United States, United Kingdom, Panama, Belgium, South Africa, Nigeria and Canada just to mention a few. They came in with a common goal which was to find out if our institution meets or exceeds global standards of quality. So, after a week of a rigorous process, it was concluded by both the CIS and NEASC that GIS demonstrated a commitment to continuous improvement and we are a “…dynamic and inspiring School…”
Hurray! Well Done GIS! We would like to say, a special thank you to our Board Members, Management Team, Teachers, Staff, Students and Parents who all helped in making our achievement a success! We Rock!!!
The Accreditation Team members from countries around the world such as France, Italy, United States, United Kingdom, Panama, Belgium, South Africa, Nigeria and Canada just to mention a few.
Ms. Abbeyquaye (Vice Principal, Lower Secondary) with Accreditation team taking a look at our character board.
Nancy Cano and Adja Sakho, observe and take notes as they sit in one of our many Infant School Assemblies.
Team Member, Ryan Krause, in one of our Primary School Art Classrooms.
They came in with a common goal which was to find out if our institution meets or exceeds global standards of quality
The GIS 2-week Summer Day-Camp programme for children (7-13 years only) is here!!! To register as many children as you wish, click ?https://goo.gl/forms/O5lE10yXuFPwb3fH3 , fill out the form, make a payment of GHC 1,200 (per child) and voila you’re in! Registration deadline is 29th June 2018. For further enquiries and clarification kindly call 0277568238/0242978567 Hurry! Available spaces are limited!
On 11th June 2018, at the Infant School, Year 2 pupils were elated to have in their midst, His Excellency, the Former President of Ghana, Flt Lt (rtd) Jerry John Rawlings to shed more light on why the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park & Mausoleum was built.
His visit came about as a follow up to an educational field trip by Year 2 pupils to the Memorial Park where they learned about Ghana’s history and the architects of Independence and what is being done to honour them.
Olivia LecossonFormer President of Ghana Visits Infant School Pupils
At GIS, Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) is part of learning across the board. It is considered to be the glue that holds the curriculum together. It provides pupils with the opportunity to express ideas appropriately while developing their emotional and social skills.
At a recently organized Infant School assembly, some pupils were honoured for their random acts of kindness. To participate, pupils write down the particular act of kindness with the name of the colleague who has been kind to them on circle shaped purple pieces of paper. Pupils then deliver the handwritten notes to their Infant School Vice-principal (Ms Owu).
To inspire everyone to be kind, the messages are read out at assembly and the children involved are honoured. They are later pasted on a designed kindness vine and displayed for all to see.
It is our hope that over time the PSHE curriculum will support our pupils to develop good character and become ethical, moral, responsible global citizens.
Well done to our super, kindhearted infants for responding to each other with compassion and actions that are selfless. Keep it up!
Well Done, our proud kindhearted infants! Keep it up!
Pupils being honoured for their random acts of kindness by Ms. Owu (VP-Infant School) at assembly
Notes pasted on a designed kindness vine and displayed for all to see.
As part of GIS’ Annual Citizenship Celebration week, Form 3 students were invited to take part in a scheduled forum organised by the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE). The objective of the forum was to educate students about the importance of tax compliance.
Ms Josephine Nkrumah Chairperson of the NCCE Gh and invited resource person explained that the payment of taxes is a mandatory financial charge to citizens required by the government to fund various public expenditures. She also mentioned that evasion of payment is punishable by law, relating it to two of our existing attributes which are, to be disciplined and socially responsible.
On behalf of the entire 2018/2019 Prefect Body, our Girls’ Sports Prefect, Amanda Bosso, and our Head Boy, Ellis Brown, graciously donated 4 garbage bins (to dispose of plastics, cans, bottles and biodegradable waste) and a water dispenser to the Secondary school. This donation was in honour of a promise they made during the prefectorial campaign period.
Olivia LecossonPrefects donated garbage bins and a water dispenser
We at GIS are so proud to announce that out of 53 students who were shortlisted across Ghana for this year’s 12th National Toyota_Dream Car Art Contest, two of our students Megan Tang and Joy Adjei-Bisa emerged winners picking up the Gold and Silver awards respectively.
The National Awards ceremony which took place over the weekend was attended by Mr Sulemana Abdul Rauf, a GIS Art Teacher and all 14 of our students who emerged finalists. All our finalists including winners received prizes as well as certificates of participation.
Olivia LecossonGIS Wins National Toyota Dream Contest
In commemoration of AU Day, a special assembly was put together by our Secondary School students to celebrate the day. They put together a splendid performance under the theme, Africa Before Colonization.
At GIS we encourage students through our in-school programmes, to give back to the community. These in-school programmes are part of our Fensere and Shinaa programmes, allowing our students to open a window (fensere) into the world or to walk through a door (shinaa) to effect change.