On March 21st, we were honoured to host the NGZ Sportsperson of the Year Award for the third year in a row. This year too, the best sportspersons from the region were presented and honoured- with a special focus on table tennis. Over 200 guests gathered at ISR to celebrate their sporting achievements. Several prominent personalities from politics and business including Mr Petrauschke-Landrat, Mr Breuer- Mayor of Neuss and Mr Jürgen Steinmetz-Managing Director of Chamber of Industry and Commerce Mittlerer Niederrhein and of course Mr Ludger Baten- Editor in Chief of NGZ joined the celebrations.
The IB Art Vernissage 2017 took place on 3rd March, with Grade 12 IB Art student Bin Z. displaying some of the artworks he has been created during the last two years. The artworks will be displayed until March 25th, the day our ISR International Spring Festival will take place.
On Thursday, 2nd March, students in Grades 7 to 11 participated in the annual ISR science fair. The projects presented ranged from cosmology to microbiology, particle interactions to human reactions and offered a wide array of fascinating research and investigative findings.
We were excited to celebrate yet another Carnival in Neuss together with our families, this year under the Einstein-Motto “It’s cool to be good!”. Enjoying the mild winter temperatures, our cheerful ISR-carnival-ambassadors distributed over 1200 kilos of sweets to smiling faces shouting out a happy “Helau” along the route.
We would like to express our gratitude to the company Arlanxeo! This newly founded chemical company recently donated 7 boxes of chemistry equipment to our science department. Our students cannot wait to further discover the scientific world around them with their new arsenal of apparatuses.
ISR ninth grade students were treated to an engaging presentation from two Deutsche Bank AG managers, Tim Jacobs and Lars Nähring, on Thursday, March 2. Mr. Jacobs and Mr. Nähring gave a short introduction on the widespread activities of Deutsche Bank AG, and then spent most of the rest of the period discussing their own professional paths, as well as the key concepts of motivation and leadership.
Last month thirty grade six students, accompanied by their social studies teachers Mrs. McLeod and Mr. Urban, travelled to Amsterdam to explore the “Golden Age” of the Netherlands. The group visited the “Anne Frank Museum” to learn about the life of this young historic figure and her diary during World War Two.