Today, we had the honor to welcome the Indian Consul General Ms. Parkar to ISR. Ms. Parkar was accompanied by Mridula Singh, Education Officer & Social Secretary to Consul General. Our Management Team, along with some of our Kindergarteners and members of our Indian community, welcomed the Indian General Consul and Ms Singh.
On Sunday, ISR celebrated a fun-filled and colorful Carnival dressed as Harry Potter and his friends. Over a hundred students, parents, and friends of the school joined us for the carnival parade in Düsseldorf Oberkassel! Our yellow school bus even joined in on the fun and we had an amazing time.
Albert is a new student to ISR but he has really found his path to success in school through both academics and sports. Albert is a bright student who is currently enrolled in the IB program. Back in February, Albert competed in the German Indoor Track and Field Championships in Sindelfingen and reached the finals in the 60 meters hurdles race.
This week our student spotlight turns to Dana in Grade 8. Dana has been an ISR student since Grade 1 and she is a Senior Prefect in the Social Responsibility Department of SLO®. But beyond life at ISR, Dana has a passion for dancing and competitions.
In our current times, children are being exposed to technology earlier than ever before and we at ISR believe that it is extremely important that we educate parents and teachers about how children are using the internet so that we can help guide them and keep them safe.
Our this week’s Spotlight is our first grader Filippa. This is what her teacher, Ms Adrienne Stening-Smith, said about her: Filippa is incredibly kind, caring and loving, to both her fellow students and teachers. I found a quote that describes her perfectly… Do things for people not because of what they do in return, but because of who you are. – Harold S. Kushner.
Several hundred clever minds gathered in the ISR sports hall last Friday for the school area championships in chess. It was a thrilling event with many intense duels between students from over 20 different schools in the region.