This year, we are returning to school to do what we do best: teach so that children learn to be the best version of themselves. It’s been an eventful first week of school so far and we say a very warm welcome once again to our new and existing families, staff members and our entire GIS Community.
Today is World Book Day and to celebrate the day, our Junior School pupils along with the Library staff, dressed up in their favorite book character costume and engaged each other in the Virtual Learning Environment.
We made it through our first week, staggering our pupils gradually onto the Primary School Campus under strict safety protocols and supervision. A big thank you to our Infant and Junior School VPs, Teachers, Administrators, Security Staff, Parents and everyone for working together as a team to make this happen. Well done!
Security staff working hand in hand with parents on arrival to manage both drop-offs/pick-ups.
After a year of not being on campus, Parents were able to assure their children that everything was and is going to be fine. Primary School Nurses (Mrs. Alberta Hayford (L) and Mrs. Massah Awandare (R) were also available for the morning routine checks
Junior School VP-Ms. Nadia Bruce-Muller welcoming pupils back to school after a year of virtual learning.
Infant School VP, Mrs. Donna Gordon Apeagyei walks students through the Primary School gate
Teachers supervise as socially distanced students patiently waiting for their turn to wash their hands before they get into their classrooms
Teachers on standby to ensure that everything goes smoothly
Mr. Richard Agbettoh ( Security & Safety Assurance Manager) with his team ensures that drop offs and pickups are done swiftly and effectively to avoid traffic.
Mrs Alberta Hayford (School Nurse) along with other Primary School nurses make sure that every child who walks in has their temperature checked.
Pupils are excited to finally be in school.
Pupils all geared up and ready to learn and enjoy a safe learning environment.
A year ago today, the GIS Campus was shut down due to the pandemic but here we are; resilient and pressing on. We continue to seek a balanced approach to safe and efficient school reopening such as staggered entry, fewer cohorts on campus, and options given to students to study from home when instruction is scheduled. It is our hope that these measures will go a long way towards decreasing the obvious complexity of the current situation in which we all find ourselves.
Our Infant School recently celebrated Rare Diseases Day in a different way this year.
In the past, the entire Infant School community would come out together dressed in white tops, a pair of blue jeans and have either their hands or faces painted to show their love and support for people and children living with rare diseases in Ghana and around the world.
Olivia LecossonInfant School celebrates 2021 Rare Diseases Day
Sena Asimenu, one of our own students in Class 5 Meranti of the Junior School participated in the most recent edition of The Spelling Bee and went all the way to the Finals. Congratulations Sena! You have made us proud! Keep soaring!
Olivia LecossonCongrats Sena Asimenu, For Making It To The Spelling Bee Final!
As you may be aware, GIS has a proud history of collaborating with the Children’s Heart Foundation Ghana to raise money to enable needy children with hole-in-heart conditions to have life-saving operations.
This year, our seasonal appeal is for eleven (11) year old Crystal Dzokoto who is sadly in need of a life-saving heart operation. Crystal has been diagnosed with a complex hole-in-heart condition known as Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) and is due for full repair of the defect. We are thrilled to inform you that Crystal is a very bright and hardworking pupil who topped his class last year. With your contributions, he will be able to have his surgery. This will help to keep him in good health to continue his studies.
The total cost of surgery, anesthesia, intensive care, and ward stay is the cedi equivalent of eight thousand US dollars (USD8,000.00).
We are therefore appealing to all members of our School Community, far and near to consider giving the gift of life this festive season! Kindly send your contribution to the new GIS Momo #:0541572377
This year’s International Mathematical Olympiad was held in St Petersburg, Russia. The competition had 105 countries represented by 616 contestants. Africa’s brightest prospect Master Roni Edwin, an Upper 6th Form Student of Ghana International School made the headlines by being the first Ghanaian to win an IMO (International Mathematical Olympiad) bronze medal. He had the highest score in all of Africa, an achievement worth mentioning.
Master Roni Edwin, an Upper 6th Form Student of Ghana International School made the headlines this week by being the first Ghanaian to win an IMO (International Mathematical Olympiad) bronze medal.
He had the highest score in the whole of Africa, an achievement worth mentioning.
In 2019 he won an award (Honourable Mention) at the UK International Mathematical Olympiad. Roni Edwin was also the youngest winner of the Ghana Math Olympiad at age 13 in 2017 and went on to tie first place on the Geometry Exam with a perfect score.
He was the overall winner of the Ghana Math Olympiad 2018 and 2019 becoming the only student to win the competition back to back. No wonder he made an impression at the World stage.
Held in St Petersburg, Russia, this year’s International Mathematical Olympiad had 105 countries represented by 616 contestants with our very own Roni Edwin making us proud with an impressive score and performance.
Congratulations to Roni Edwin! Ayekoo!!!
Master Roni Edwin
Olivia LecossonRoni Edwin wins Ghana’s First IMO Bronze Medal