We were honored to be one of the sponsors of the annual Diwali Celebration of our partner and friends, the Deutsch-Indische Gesellschaft Düsseldorf (DIG) again this year. On Friday evening, 10 representatives from ISR along with Indian families from our ISR community joined in the colorful Diwali Celebration in Düsseldorf.
Around 80 students and 17 kindergarten children from ISR as well as some students from neighboring schools completed the DFB-Paule-Schnupperabzeichen at ISR last Friday. ISR, in cooperation with the DFB, has been organizing the Paule-Schnupperabzeichen for interested students from the region for four years now.
This week we spotlight Anna from Grade 12, who has been at ISR since her Kindergarten days. Anna is currently preparing for her IB final exams and would like to study mechanical engineering in Aachen after graduating ISR. For Anna and her whole family, sport is an important part of their lives. Anna is passionate about carriage driving. Anna has won several tournaments and this summer she became the Show Champion with her horse Titus at the annual Rheinischen Championship for Carriage Drivers.
It was Race-Time again! Last Saturday, over 50 ISR students from our Kindergarten, Primary School, and Middle School participated in the Neuss School Cross Running competition at the ISR sports facility. Depending on their age, our students finished ran either a 400m, 600m or 1000m running course.
Once again, over a hundred ISR students together with their parents took part in the ISR St. Martin Parade on the grounds of the sports club PSV Neuss. Our students happily walked around the entire square, led by St. Martin on his horse, with their homemade lanterns in hand. During the parade, all sang St. Martin’s songs accompanied by a small orchestra with various instruments.
Mohamed is a wonderful grade 2 student. Since joining ISR last year, Mohamed has shown strong character in and out of the classroom. Each day he tries his hardest during lessons, persevering even when the material gets difficult. Always with a smile on his face, Mohamed is incredibly kind to each and every student in the classroom as well as to all of his teachers.
We had the honour of hosting an event for our cooperating partners “PSB - Partner für Sport und Bildung” yesterday. The sponsor meeting, which was attended by almost 30 members and supporters of the association, was held to discuss current issues within the PSB, to reflect on past charity events and to discuss ways in which to further sports in the region.