Mandoulides Schools participated for the third year in the AMC 8 contest of the American Mathematical Society (MAA). The student P. Pentousis (8th grade) was declared winner of the contest. Student G. Michailidis also occupied the first place (7th grade), while students N. Azoudis, A.Brani (8th grade), N. Chryssikos Konstantoudakis, O. Ploiaridis (7th grade) ranked second and students K. Athanasopoulos (8th grade), P. Konstantinidis, I. Samaras (7th grade) ranked third.
Schools from around the world, from all over Greece, and one single school from Thessaloniki, Mandoulides Schools, participate in these competitions.
Within the framework of the Health Education program students of the Day Care Center of our Schools participated, for the tenth consecutive year, in the internationally accredited program “Teddy Bear Hospital”, organized by the HelMSIC (Hellenic Medical Students International Committee).
The program aims to help young children overcome their fear of doctors and medical procedures, give them a picture of medical facilities, to create a good relationship and develop communication skills between children and doctors who implement the program, while providing an enjoyable experience to all participants.
Students N.-CH.-M. Mpakola (11th grade) and G. Papanikolaou (10th grade) won Honorable Mentions for their outstanding performance during the workings of the NATO Committee, representing Greece at the 3rd Yale Model Congress Europe Conference, organized by the Yale University in Budapest.
In the 13th School Group Chess Championship E.S.S.TH.-CH. held on Sunday, December 1st, 2013, at the Filippeion hotel the second private Junior High School team consisting of students A. Zevgaridou (9th grade), E. Ioannidis (7th grade), E. Karathodorou, Chr. Sideris and R. Tsiamis (8th grade) achieved the 2nd place in the Junior High School category (final ranking).
The private Senior High School team, consisting of students: G. Batzolis (11th grade), A. Palaskos and M. Palaskos (12th grade), achieved the 2nd place in the Senior High School category (final ranking).
The small and frightened hedgehog with his mother, his beautiful friend, Myrto, various creatures of the world (trees, rivers, flowers, little ants), and the whole universe (the sun, the moon, the stars) took form through our young actors. Students who participated acted out the book in a unique way. They then played a game concerning their fears and how they can overcome them with the author. Finally, they constructed a beautiful butterfly as a symbol of friendship and victory over their fears. It was a happy and creative day!
In the Panhellenic Informatics Competition for the school year 2012-2013, Mandoulides Schools’ students R. Ketsetsidis and G. Venizelos ranked 1st and 4th respectively in the Junior category (Junior High School students) and comprised 2 of the 4 members of the Junior National team that represented Greece in the Junior Balkan Olympiad in Informatics.
Students of our Schools participated in the 8th Model United Nations Conference for High School students (JMUN HISAR) held in Istanbul from November 13th to 18th, 2013. Representing the countries Nigeria and Pakistan, they worked on simulations of committee meetings of the United Nations and United Nations Security Council, contemplated controversial issues of international concern and made recommendations (UN Resolutions) in order to solve them.
Students of the B3 class (school year 2012-2013) of our Primary School won the 1st award nationwide, for the poster they created entitled "Let me introduce my friends to you, the Children of the World” as part of UNICEF’s awareness campaign: “Children write and draw their Rights', implemented in collaboration with the Ministry of Education.
The award ceremony was held on Tuesday, November 19th in Athens.
Our students’ poster, along with other projects that received awards, will be on display until the 22nd of November, 2013 at the venue “Stoa tou Vivliou” (Pesmatzoglou 5 & Stadiou) in Athens.
Congratulations to our students!
• Apostolos Panagiotopoulos (11th grade): 3rd place individually, Seniors category.
• Ioannis Girousis (10th grade): 3rd place individually, Juniors category.
• Spyros Koutroulis (11th grade), Georgios Batzolis (11th grade) and Apostolos Panagiotopoulos (11th grade): honorable mention on a team level, Seniors category.
• Stylianos Koulaxis (11th grade), Ioannis Girousis (11th grade), Georgios Papachatzakis (10th grade) and Andreas Souponitski (9th grade): honorable mention on a team level, Juniors category.
Congratulations to our students!
Mandoulides Schools students G. Venizelos, N. Kalosidis, R. Ketsetsidis and F.-I. Sytilidis were awarded by the President of the Hellenic Republic, Mr. Karolos Papoulias on Thursday, October 17th in Athens for their distinctions in the 17th Junior Balkan Mathematical Olympiad which was held in Antalya, Turkey from the 23rd until the 25th of June 2013.
In the competition organized by the Central Macedonia branch of the Hellenic Mathematical Society on June 08th 2013 for Primary School students, the following students received distinctions:
3rd prize: Karaviotis Odisseas, Triantafyllou Vasiliki, Kolympianaki Eleni
Honorable mention: Tzinas Apostolos, Hrysikos Kostantoudakis Nikolaos, Hasioti Elisavet, Nakos Ioannis, Kourti Areti, Ploumi Ioanna, Ipeirotis Karagiannopoulos Dimitrios, Stergiou Zoi, Haristos Georgios
1st prize: Marinopoulos Hristoforos
2nd prize: Dadoudi Olympia, Mastoris Stergios, Pappa Vasiliki, Hytiroglou Mihail
Honorable mention: Hrysafi Eleni, Spyropoulou Aspasia-Ramona, Kesopoulos Panagiotis, Karagkitsi Maria-Maraia, Marmaridou Vasiliki, Mpillas Thomas-Ahilleas, Giannakopoulos Athanasios, Marmaridou Paressa, Paparas Dimitrios
Gigi Maria, Kolympianaki Eleni, Meimaridis Vasilis, Mesohoriti Dafni, Papafilippou Ekaterini, Fesatidou Theodora, Hrysikos Kostantoudakis Nikos.
In the 1st Panhellenic Competition of the Hellenic Physics Society for Primary Schools and Junior High Schools during the school year 2012 – 2013 the following students distinguished themselves:
Distinctions: S. Mastoris, O. Goula, I. Marnoutsidou
9th place: O. Karaviotis
12th place: V. Triantafyllou
Distinctions: G. Haristos, E. Hasioti, A. Tzinas, N. Hrysikos Konstantinoudakis, D. Ipeirotis Karagiannopoulos, D. Antonarakos, I. Samaras, N. Papadopoulos
10th place: G. Venizelos
The Mandoulides summer program for 2013, took place in Reading, England and Paris, France this year, from 10/07 - 22/07/2013, with the participation of 28 students from the Secondary schools. The students stayed at the University of Reading, in Reading, a city near London where they attended English language lessons – as if they were university students- and also took part in athletic and cultural events.
The mathematical meeting between Mandoulides Schools and the Kolmogorov school of Russia was crowned with success.
Students had the chance to attend lectures taught by distinguished academics on Advanced Mathematics, the Sciences, Technology, Informatics, the History of Mathematics as well as the relationship between Mathematics and Philosophy.
Mandoulides Schools’ students gained acceptance in highly competitive and prestigious educational summer programs in the USA and Europe. Our students were given the opportunity to expand their knowledge on subjects related to their individual interests and broaden their horizons on a cultural level.
The 12th Basketball World Championship "MAXIBASKETBALL" will take place in Thessaloniki, from the 12th until the 21st of July, 2013.
Mandoulides Schools, since their inception, have held a longstanding tradition concerning our participation in basketball events with worldwide distinctions and graduates joining national teams, are pleased to host this year in the sports facilities of the Junior-Senior High school part of the games of the 12th Basketball World Championship "MAXIBASKETBALL", which is being organized by the Federation of Veteran Basketball players of Thesaloniki.
GRADUATION CEREMONY 2013
11th grade Mandoulides Schools’ students K. Mavromati, S. Syropoulos, M. Tirta and E. Tsaprazi, 8th grade students N. Dimopoulos and A. Pampori as well as 7th grade students S. Digktsi and R. Tsiamis participated in the 1ST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON REIMAGINING SCHOOLING which took place in Thessaloniki, in the University of Macedonia, on Friday the 28th and Saturday the 29th of June, 2013.
Nikos Gouloutis (9th Grade), Maria-Nefeli Ivanovits (7th Grade), Christos Sideris (7th Grade), Rafail Tsiamis (7th Grade)
ranked 2nd in the 11th Panhellenic School Team Championship
Student Nikos Gouloutis (9th Grade):
ranked 2nd in the 25th Panhellenic School Championship for Individuals.
Student Rafail Tsiamis (7th Grade):
ranked 6th in the 25th Panhellenic School Championship for Individuals.
Venizelos Georgios: Bronze Medal
Kalosidis Nikolaos: Bronze Medal