Rare Disease Day -2020

Rare Disease Day is celebrated on the last day of February every year all over the world. The main objective of Rare Disease Day is to raise awareness about rare diseases and its impact on patients and their families.

In support of the day, on Friday 28th February, 2020 the entire Infant School community came to school wearing blue jeans, a white t-shirt with a touch of pink and had their hands painted with bright colours for a group photo. They later participated in a brief child friendly presentation and discussion on rare diseases.

Olivia LecossonRare Disease Day -2020
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The Great Kindness Challenge

Led by  Dr. Kristine Marbell-Pierre and the Guidance and Counselling team, Ghana International School is joining 15 million students in 28,062 schools and 115 countries in The Great Kindness Challenge!!

 It is one week dedicated to creating a culture of kindness and compassion on our campuses. Our school is proudly participating in this proactive and positive kindness initiative from February 10th – 14th.

All students will receive The Great Kindness Challenge checklist. We are also happy to invite you to participate by using the Family Edition. Your family can complete the checklist anytime and anywhere. Please encourage your children to complete as many acts of kindness as possible. Together, let’s show the world that KINDNESS MATTERS.

Olivia LecossonThe Great Kindness Challenge
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GIS’ Year 2 Infant School pupil Abena Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu shines at UCMAS

Congratulations to GIS’ Year 2 Infant School pupil, Miss Abena Serwaa Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu who recently represented Ghana at the 24th International UCMAS Competition held in Cambodia in December 2019.
With 4,400 children from 80 countries participating, 6-year-old Abena in ‘Category A’ managed to tackle 170 out of 200 questions correctly, making her the youngest and 2nd best in her category.

Olivia LecossonGIS’ Year 2 Infant School pupil Abena Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu shines at UCMAS
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Congratulations to our newly elected 2020-2021 Secondary School Prefects

Congratulations to our newly elected Secondary School Prefects!

The past couple of weeks saw prospective candidates vying for leadership positions, go through intense vetting, rally up convincing campaigns and ‘enjoy’ nerve-racking moments as they waited anxiously for votes to be cast and decisions to be made.

Congratulations to our 2020-2021 Prefects‍ (Newly elected prefects sitting with Upper Secondary Vice Principal Mr. Amponsah-Mensah (Left), Dr. Mary Ashun, Principal of GIS (Centre), Lower Secondary Vice Principal, Ms. Ida Abbeyquaye (Right) and outgoing Prefects standing behind)

Meet our new GIS SRC (Students Representative Council). Past representatives behind and newly elected members seated in front.

Dr. Mary Ashun, Principal of Ghana International School leads prefects as they swear the oath of allegiance

#YesWeCan

Newly elected Prefects swear the oath of allegiance

Prefects are pinned with their badges of honour by the outgoing prefects.

Upper Secondary Vice-Principal, Mr. Amponsah-Mensah congratulates the prefects

Our New Head Boy Kevin Donkor shares a few words with students at the assembly.

Head Girl Kendall Kwarko expresses her profound gratitude for the opportunity and promises to lead by example

Newly elected members of the SRC are also pinned with their badges of honour

We made it! It’s time for us to make a difference!

Congratulations to everyone!

Olivia LecossonCongratulations to our newly elected 2020-2021 Secondary School Prefects
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