Students of the Debate and Forensics clubs of Mandoulides Schools as well as Anatolia College students attended the Fall Debate Camp of the Pan-Hellenic Forensics Association in English, which this year took place on the premises of ACT College. The Debate Camp’s aim was to prepare students for the Deree American College tournament and Forensics competition to be held in Athens, in November and March 2016, respectively.
During the Programming Day held on Friday 28/08/2015, with the help of Mr. Malliarakis, a group of 5 Junior High School students were taught algorithms, design and problem solving methods using the programming language C ++. Finally they were asked to solve problems in a simulation of the competitive corresponding national and international computer science student competitions.
From the 25th to the 27th of August 2015, Computer Epathlon & Robotics Camp took place on the Junior-Senior High School premises. The program which is addressed to Elementary and Junior High School students, was attended by 20 students who, under the guidance of expert teachers learned the following:
Mandoulides Schools’ students rank first and achieve admission to schools of high demand on the 2015 Panhellenic Examinations. Out of a total of 137 successful students, 107 students were admitted to schools of high demand. Read here the full list of results.
11th and 12th grade students who are preparing their portfolio for their studies at British universities had the opportunity to learn about admission to Cambridge and Oxford universities by the Schools’ graduate, Ioannis Amvrosiadis - Coward (‘13), student of the Mathematics department of Trinity College, University of Cambridge, as well as the Schools’ partner, Mr. Panagiotis Xenophontos, a linguist, graduate of Oxford University.
Mandoulides Schools’ 11th grade student Georgios Papahatzakis received an honorable mention in the 9th International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics, which took place in Java, Indonesia. The student participated as part of the National team that represented Greece. We congratulate our student for his great distinction!
Mandoulides Schools’ 12th grade student Apostolos Panagiotopoulos received an honorable mention in the 56th International Mathematics Olympiad, which took place in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The student participated as part of the National team that represented Greece.
We congratulate our student for his great distinction!
In an atmosphere filled with emotion, this year's 12th grade Graduation Ceremony was held on the premises of the Junior-Senior High School. Mr. Georgios Dellios, Dean of the AUTH Law School, Professor of Civil, Civil Procedural and Labour Law was the keynote speaker of the event. Mr. Dellios originally referred to his close relationship with the Schools since, as he said, "he was a student and close friend of Evangelos Mantoulidis, a classmate and friend to the tireless Aikaterini Mantoulidou and father of three children and grandchildren that he chose to send to this school."
Mandoulides Schools’ student R. Tsiamis, won the gold medal in the 19th Junior Balkan Mathematics Olympiad for Junior High School students, held in Belgrade, June 24th-28th, 2015. We congratulate our student for his great distinction!
In the 3rd Panhellenic Competition for Elementary School students organized by the Greek Physicists Association, the following students received distinctions, out of a total of 2700 participants:
10th grade students participated in the final phase of the Panhellenic Competition for the selection of the best virtual enterprise, which took place in Athens on June 25th, 2015, on the premises of the American College of Greece DEREE. There, our students won seven 50% scholarships for a four year attendance of DEREE College and a full scholarship for the summer entrepreneurship program at the Economic University of Athens for all students.
- 5 students reached the top, having collected over 19000 units
- 23 students excelled, having collected over 18000 units
- 44 students stood out, having collected over 17000 units
- 66 students succeeded, having collected over 16000 units
By preparing ecological paper from recycled materials in the school yard, the pioneering program implemented by fourth grade students "Agents of the Planet, Mission: Trash" was completed. The students, closely following the Agents’ instructions, gave their own proposal for the modern problem of overconsumption of natural raw materials, and actively demonstrated their environmental consciousness, by implementing the basic principles: Reuse - Recycle. This action offered them an ecological course of unique importance for the first grade attendees.
Sixth grade students gained unforgettable experiences, during their three-day field trip to the Epirus, held on 10-12/06/2015, and combined knowledge with fun and play. Initially they toured the P. Vrellis wax museum and visited the island of Ioannina where, through a very pictorial tour, they learned the story of Ali Pasha and saw the house where he lived until his death. In the beautiful forest village "Kedros" they experienced the magic of the mountain, enjoyed the fresh air and the scents, they hiked in the imposing waterfalls of the region and were entertained with various sports activities. They were all enchanted
Intense emotions characterized the graduation ceremony of sixth grade students, which marked the culmination of events of the elementary school, held at the Schools’ Cultural and Sports Center. Children presented a very beautiful celebration with enthusiasm, and were applauded by parents, teachers and friends. They participated in theater, sports and dance performances, sang, danced traditional dances and reminisced, in a climate of nostalgia, on their Elementary school life, which was coming to an end. Teachers and the administration bid farewell to the graduates with many wishes for a creative high school career, full of progress, dreams and inspired goals.
Blossoms and Beatles students explored the wonderful world of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals in the environmental Dinosaur Park and Mammoth Museum with wonder and enthusiasm. Children admired huge dinosaur exhibits up close, observed and studied real fossils. At the Mammoth Museum, they were impressed by the complete skeleton of a mammoth in actual size and observed fossils. Furthermore, in an original program, they were informed about climate change and the reasons it contributed to the disappearance of these prehistoric animals.
What does life in the forest look like? What is the value of the forest and how valuable is it for the quality of our lives? Beatles students sought answers to these questions with their participation in the innovative educational program: Forest "The Green Factory", organized by the scientific group "Young Heroes". In a forest location in Seich Sou, children explored life in the forest and the secrets of living there in an experiential way. Furthermore, they learned how to orient themselves with the help of a compass, but also how to make a hut out of branches and nests for small birds. Through a hidden treasure game, they observed and explored the beauty of our natural oxygen source.
Young Seeds students had the opportunity to become acquainted with the profession of firefighters with their visit to the 3rd Fire Station of Thessaloniki. Children explored a fire truck, in which they got to see saw the firefighters and vehicle’s equipment up close (helmet, suit, wireless, fire hose, etc.), they learned how the equipment is used and were informed about basic fire safety rules.
Young Day Care Center students (Juniors, Seniors) offered moments of relaxation, joy and optimism and said goodbye to the school year with the performance "Finding summer." With music, songs and dance, children transported viewers to a beautiful summer atmosphere, thanks to their liveliness and spirit.
The educational program "Spelling Lessons", in cooperation with the Institute of Modern Greek Studies, M. Triandafyllidis Foundation, culminated this year in a spelling bee. Fifth and sixth graders with a cheerful mood and high spirits gathered in the elementary school soccer field, which was formatted by Orthografix and his friends for the Schools’ students! Without any stress and anxiety, the children responded to the tests given by Orthografix and wished him a "Happy Summer"!
Mandoulides Schools’ students ranked as follows:
Fifth and sixth grade students concluded their trip in the neighbourhoods of Greece and Europe in the interdepartmental Geography competition, under the educational program "Maps, Compass...Here we go!". With joy and enthusiasm students recruited knowledge gained during the school year in order to be dubbed winners... of Geography!
1st grade students bid farewell to their first year of elementary school by presenting their performance titled "Letters - Words - Stories with cabbages ... and laughter." With imaginative and cheerful songs they brought experiences, knowledge, and performances they acquired during the year to life and travelled to the magical world of their childhood innocence.
Mandoulides Schools, as part of the program "Eating Healthily" welcomed the famous chef Lefteris Lazarou, who revealed his secrets during the event "Fish Raised with care." 5th grade students, the cooking club and parents who attended had an amazing experience!
English Garden students gave countless smiles, full of life and spirit, in saying goodbye to the school year with the presentation of the theatrical performance "The Day the Crayons Quit", based on the homonymous book by Drew Daywalt. Through a story full of unexpected surprises, students convinced the audience that, with willpower, nothing is impossible.
On Saturday, May 23rd, the Fun Fair was held on the Kindergarten and Elementary School premises. Students, parents and friends played and were entertained with pleasant activities. Music, dance, games and workshops provided an opportunity to both children and adults to spend a special evening, and say goodbye to the school year.
Pre-Kindergarten students had the opportunity to observe the impressive changes that occur in nature in spring with their visit to the dam of Thermi. Through an educational walk around the lake, the children observed feathered friends of the city, flowering trees and flowers, and admired the spectacular spring scenery.
In an enthusiastic atmosphere, Kindergarten students brought Ulysses’s exciting return trip to Ithaca to life on the stage, in saying goodbye to Kindergarten. Countless children’s smiles, songs and beautiful melodies flooded the Schools’ Cultural and Sports Center Theater, where children presented the play "The Adventures of Ulysses". The famous Cyclops Polyphemus, fearsome Lotus Eaters, the sorceress Circe, the seductive Sirens and other legendary history figures brought the audience into a world of magic. With their vitality and freshness, students managed to excite and teach us that the journey itself is life experience, full of unforgettable adventures and valuable knowledge.
Six teachers of the Schools participated in the Science Festival of Thessaloniki, hosted on the premises of TIF from 14-17 May, in order to present our Schools’ innovative programs. Students of Mandoulides Schools and other schools of the city had the opportunity to experience the fun side of mathematics, through the program "I think, I feel, I count, I sharpen my mind...", to experiment with chemical compounds and solutions, but also to build a simple engine. They also acted as true hackers, by solving interdisciplinary puzzles on the internet and came into contact with the magic of the biological microcosm, through biology experiments.
Pre-Kindergarten students sent messages of love, friendship and brotherhood through the play "Trigonopsarouli, do not ever trust...an urchin!”. Based on the homonymous tale by Vaggelis Iliopoulos. The young protagonists animated adventures of their favourite hero, proving how, through dilemmas and conflicts, we can find ways to confront injustice, discrimination and exclusion.
Apostolos Panagiotopoulos (12th grade) who will staff the National Team and will represent Greece in the 56th International Mathematical Olympiad to be held in Thailand (July 2015)
On Saturday, May 9th, 2015, the second year of the program «Diploma in Leadership Skills: Children of Today, Leaders of Tomorrow", which is implemented by the University of Macedonia was completed. In the graduation ceremony, the following students of the Schools received their diplomas: V. Niavi (11th grade), S. - M. Digktsi, A. Tagtalenidis (9th grade) and A. Kourti (8th grade) who completed the two-year their studies and students A. Zefgaridou and A. Niavis (A grade), who attended the program during the school year 2014 - 2015. These students will participate in the 1st International Conference “First International Meeting of Children Leaders” to be held on September 26th in Thessaloniki. As part of the same event, students M. Viti (7th grade), V. Triantafyllou, Th. Fesatidou (8th grade), K. Athanasopoulos and I. Liakou (9th grade) participated in the innovative contest «Leadership Skills Contest 2015”.
3rd grade students visited the 12th International Book Fair children’s corner, on Saturday at noon, having been invited by the candidate for the Andersen Prize, author, Eleni Dikaiou. They had prepared a small tribute to her literary work, presented a theatrical event, filled with music and dance and wished the author "Good luck!" from the bottom of their hearts.
The A2 class of the Schools’ Senior High School visited the Association of Persons with Disabilities "Taking action to make a difference", and were informed about the association’s mode of action and operation and offered money and necessary items for the Association’s workshops.
VIZYINOS. THE ROAD TO ISTANBUL" held in Zografio Lykio in Istanbul, under the auspices of the Patriarchate, presented the masterpiece of Georgios Vizyinos: "His life’s only journey." One of the most interesting and charming stories written by the author, infused with humor and irony. G. Vizyinos journeys back to his childhood and embeds intense experiential stories into the essay by describing the harmless and weak-willed character of his grandfather and the authoritarian and his oppressive grandmother. The performance received praise from the audience, as our students were applauded by both participants of the conference of G. Vizyinos in Istanbul, and the students who participated in the first Panhellenic Rhetoric Games, organized by Mandoulides Schools, where the representation of our Schools won first prize, among other school performances, earning the highest score by the judges.
After the excursion that took place in December, the Schools’ Environmental Group returned to the Dam of Thermi to complete the Ecology experiments they had started in the winter. Students also had the opportunity to observe various species of the local fauna such as turtles, frogs and birds, and of course, to admire the spring landscape.
10th and 11th grade students of the Schools presented their work on Case Studies, at the Schools’ Cultural and Sports Center Theater. Case Studies are plausible narratives containing a central scientific dilemma with various aspects, for which the answer is not obvious. Students thus learn through research to develop their critical thinking, to cultivate the ability to overcome business problems and of course the ability to effectively interact with their classmates.
Within the framework of the program Diet Day "Mediterranean Land", which was launched this year, 8th grade students of the Schools prepared an interdisciplinary project involving the lessons of Home Economics and Art. Each class undertook one topic (olive, life cycle of wheat, honey, pesticides in our food.) The students worked in groups during the year and created challenging projects, painted tables, visited beekeeping units and Thessaloniki’s TEI. Each class presented their project, once it was finished, to all Junior-Senior High School grades.
10th grade of the Schools A. Zevgaridou was accepted to the Drawing Intensive program of Brown University in the US to be held from July 13th to 31st 2015. The program is aimed at students interested in drawing and doesn’t require a specific level of expertise to join. During the program, drawing lessons by certified teachers who will help students to build their own portfolio will be conducted.
The 11th grade students of the Schools C. Vafeiadis, A. Dimitriou, T. Zikouli and A. Vardou were accepted by the Economic Bocconi University in Italy (Universita Commerciale Luigi Bocconi), to attend the summer program «Discover Your Talent - Summer Week »organized from June 30th to July 2nd at its premises in Milan.
Five 11th grade students of the Schools excelled in the 4th National Philosophical Essay Competition organized by the University of Patra in cooperation with the Greek Philosophical Society (GPS) and the Centre for Greek Studies (Greece) Harvard (KES) and with the support of the Panhellenic Association of Scholars (PAS). The competition took place on February 7th, 2015 in the 31st GEL Harilaou. Specifically, the students:
11th grade students I. Vounotrypidou, K. Dervisopoulos, S. Mpampanatsi and M. Sotiroglou participated in the educational program of the Ministry of Education and visited the Jewish Museum in the Auschwitz - Birkenau State Museum. The Museum includes the land which housed buildings for the mass extermination of Jews and more than 150 other buildings for various purposes, such as barracks for the prisoners, camp administration buildings, SS guardhouses, watchtowers, over 10 km. of fences, and the railway ramp at Birkenau.
Kindergarten students (Juniors, Seniors, Seeds) travelled to the magical world of puppetry with the play "All Together" presented by the group "Alantaloumpa" on the Schools’ Day Care Center premises. The impressive puppets and tender tale of Anastasia Asteriou gave solidarity courses, passing along the message of respect for and acceptance of others. After the show, the children undertook roles and became part of the adventure, by dramatizing various scenarios.
Nineteen (19) Mandoulides Schools’ students qualified for the final phase of the student competition «LYSIAS 2015».
Out of these students, the following ranked first in their grade:1st place nationally: Magkas Stylianos (5th grade)
3rd place nationally: Rafail Tsiamis (9th grade)
The students that qualified for the final phase were:
On Monday, April 27th, 2015 Mandoulides Schools’ 3rd Spelling Contest «Eugene the Grammar Enthusiast» was held at the Schools’ Cultural and Sports Center. The three grades of the Junior High School participated in the competition and students from each class competed with one another after having been selected in the preliminary phase. All students attended the process with great interest and through the "game" and fair play, they were stimulated by the spelling of Greek words.
Mandoulides Schools participated in this year’s international Technology competition «F1 in Schools» held in Thessaloniki from April 24th to 26th, at Anatolia college. The Schools’ team called «Infinite Racing» was awarded the prize for Women’s Participation in Motor Sports, as three of the members of the Engineering and Construction departments were girls, who responded successfully to all requirements of the contest.
During the three days of the competition, which took place with the approval of the Ministry of Culture and Education, from April 23rd to 25th, 2015, students of the schools that took part were able to express themselves artistically and look for creative and constructive communication channels.
Student R. Tsiamis was chosen to staff the national team that will represent Greece in the 19th Junior Balkan Mathematical Olympiad to be held in June 2015 in Serbia.
11th grade student G. Papachatzakis was chosen to staff the Olympic Astronomy - Astrophysics team that will represent Greece in the 9th International Olympiad in Astronomy - Astrophysics from July 26th - August 4th, 2015 in Indonesia.
With the slogan "Nothing is given free in life! Everything is conquered with courage and effort!!!", members of the hearing impaired community exchanged views with 4th-6th grade students of the Elementary School, at the second meeting held within the program "We talk about us".
Seven (7) Mandoulides Schools students, out of a total of 27 students from all over Greece, qualified for the final phase of the 27th National Computer Science Competition. The students who were successful will participate in the CAMP and claim a place in the National Computer Science team.Students who received distinctions are:
18 Mandoulides Schools’ Junior and Senior High School students participated in the 7th Computer Science student conference held in the "Planetarium" of the Science Center and Technology Museum "NOESIS" from April 21st to 23rd 2015. Students presented five Computer Science projects, out of which three were selected to be presented on the main stage, two were selected to appear in the e-poster show and one of them was presented in RoboLand.
Mandoulides Schools students I. Vounotrypidou, K. Dervisopoulos, S. Mpampanatsi and M.-E. Sotiroglou (11th grade), participated in the student video creation competition «The Holocaust and Greek Jews», organized by the General Secretariat for Religious Affairs of the Ministry of Education and the Jewish Museum of Greece. Their video «Rozina, Robbie, Fernandez» was ranked within the first 5 (no definitive classification) and the above students will go to the National Museum and the Museum of Auschwitz in Poland on 01-03 May 2015 accompanied by the supervising professor, Mr. Dimitris Chatzakis.
11th grade student S. Zafeiriadis ranked 2nd in the National Young Adults Literary Competition for Short Stories and Poetry "Grigoris Pentzikis" with his poem "Chara-zo?". The competition was organized by the Directorate of Secondary Education of Drama, the Regional Directorate of Primary and Secondary Education AMTh, the Municipality of Drama and the Scientific and Cultural Association educ@tional cycle, with the approval of the Ministry of Education.
Within the framework of the program "Vivlioparees" fourth grade students Schools greeted Sakis Serefas, author of state prize children's book winner "A dinosaur on my balcony" (Patakis publications). Children mentally toured streets and monuments of Thessaloniki, admired the city and traveled to another era on the back of a dinosaur ... because with a little imagination anything is possible! In the end, the students offered their creations to the author and sang a song they had composed.
Mandoulides Schools’ 9th grade Student V. Mylona was awarded the gold medal in the National Competitions between Tae Kwon Do teams of HANTH.
Mandoulides Schools students participated in the qualifying matches of the competition “F1 in Schools in Greece” that took place at Fryganioti Schools. The Schools’ “Infinite Racing” team, having overcome difficulties that characterize such matches qualified for the national finals, by occupying the third place among the 15 teams participating in the competition. The next goal is to establish a position for the World Final in Singapore. The national finals will be held in Thessaloniki in Greek-American Anatolia College on 24-25 April 2015.
Exceptional distinctions were awarded to Junior-Senior High School students in the Panhellenic Forensics Association Tournament, held on the premises of Mandoulides Schools’ Junior-Senior High School, winning the 3rd place nationwide and the third cup, after St. Catherine's British School (1st place) and St. Lawrence College (2nd place), leaving behind them in 4th place HAEF - Athens Psychiko College received the 4th place, Pierce-The American College of Greece the 5th position, Moraitis School the 6th place and Anatolia College the 7th.
In the 3rd European Mathematical Cup-EMC Junior and Senior category organized annually by the Croatian Union "Talented Youth Mathematics Marin Getaldić», http://emc.mnm.hr, 19 students of Mandoulides Schools participated on Sunday, December 7th, 2014. In the Junior category 125 students from nine countries participated and in the Senior category 74 students from 10 countries. The students who distinguished themselves are:
Mandoulides Schools students have a tradition of distinguishing themselves in computer science competitions both at the national level and in the Balkan and Global Informatics Olympiads. This year the Mandoulides Schools students, took part in the 27th National Computer Science Competition, involving high school students from all over Greece and, in the third Phase a total of 14 students of our Schools passed. Successful students will compete for a position in the National Computer Science team by participating in Phase 3 of the Contest, to be held Sunday, April 5th, 2015. Students who distinguished themselves are:
In an event organized by the International Organization LIONS CLUB to present awards to the best posters on "Peace, Love, Understanding", our student D. Kalfopoulos was awarded as having created the best work of the school.
On Sunday, March 15th, 2015, fifth and sixth grade elementary school students from the prefecture of Thessaloniki attended the program Young Scientists that was held on Mandoulides Schools’ premises. Under the program, students had the opportunity to participate in Biology, Physics and Chemistry workshops, where they combined learning with fun.
In the context of the literary program "Vivlioparees", the author Dionysis Leimonis visited Mandoulides Schools on Wednesday, 11th March 2015 and chatted with 5th & 6th grade students. On the occasion of the book “The seventeenth box” (Patakis publications), our students had the opportunity to get to know the author and to exchange views on the always relevant issue of the Elgin Marbles.
With great joy, 3rd grade students greeted the author Eleni Dikaiou, who visited our Schools as part of the literary educational program "Vivlioparees". Accompanied by music, they presented the story of Jason and the Argonauts to her and shared with her a few moments from the legend. They then followed the author to the unique paths of mythology and in the end, they wished her "Good luck!" on her candidacy for the International Andersen Award.
The author Eleni Dikaiou, nominated for the Andersen 2016 award, met with her young friends on Sunday, 8th March 2015 and introduced them to Polykarpos, the lucky ladybug whose adventures she recounted. In a warm atmosphere, both children and adults had fun through a game of “hidden bug” and got to know the renowned writer and part of her work.
On Saturday, 7th March 2015 the 2nd Rhetoric Speech in French Student Meeting, "Conseil des Jeunes Citoyens", organized by Delasal college took place. In the event, 10 schools, private and public from Athens and Thessaloniki participated. In the 2nd Rhetoric Speech in French Student Meeting, a team of five students from the Junior and Senior High School took part. Students competed in Impromptu and Debate and received the following distinctions:
On Saturday, 7th March 2015, 3rd grade students visited the bookstore Konstantinidis and, with author Maria Aggelidou as a guide, travelled through time and history. On the occasion of the book "Stories told by light", students presented a theatrical event, and, through interacting with the author, discovered that history class can be enjoyable through literature!
Mandoulides Schools participated in the 1st Student Conference of UNESCO, which took place at Fryganioti Schools on 6th - 7th March 2015. The main subject of the conference was the monuments of our country. Senior High School students from Northern Greece and Athens attended the conference. This conference discussed various issues on the cultural monuments of our country and the Commissions reached conclusions which then the presidents and secretaries wrote down and presented to the theatre before all.
11th grade student P. Ketsetsidis participated in the 6th Winter Computer Camp 2015 (WCC-2015) organized by the Institute of Physics and Technology in the city Dolgoprundy in Moscow. The camp is aimed at students in upper grades and included daily study for competitions, preparation for the final of the Moscow Open Olympiad, preparation for the finals of national Olympiads in programming and mathematics and lectures by employees in the IT industry. P. Ketsetsidis was invited and participated in the camp, after being selected through his participation in an online qualifier selection contest.
On Friday, March 6th 2015, the Trade Fair Student Virtual Enterprise was held once more within the framework of the program under the Young Entrepreneurs Association (YEA). Our school participated with the enterprise Step N Safe ™, which managed to impress both the public and the judges with the highly intelligent answers to their trick questions, with its technical knowledge and the product itself (mat-alarm).
The Mixed Ensemble "timbre" of Mandoulides, consisting of the Orchestra and Choir Schools participated in the 4th International Music Festival in Rome, Italy. The festival was not of a competitive character. Both the Opening Ceremony, which was held in the Pantheon, and the concert in the hall "Auditorium Due Pini" were crowned with great success and received excellent reviews from the public and from other ensembles from Bulgaria, Ireland, Switzerland and Cyprus.
4th - 6th grade students attended a special event dedicated to stray animals, as part of the program "We talk about us". Members of the group Kynagon Positive Dog Training, a team that specializes in training dogs whose founder is Mr. D. Moumiadis H.Dip CBP / FISAP / Trainer / Canine Behaviorist - kynagon Dog Trainers Academy - Ambassador of Greece for ISAP, were invited to the event.
Mandoulides Schools took part in the 1st Robotics Festival “Electric Circus" for children, held at City Hall on February 28th and March 1st. The primary school was represented by students of the extracurricular robotics program Dimitrios Georgakainas, Dimitrios– Georgios Laskaridis and Konstantinos Markopoulos, who took part in the robot Edison competition and won the 2nd place among 15 schools. The Junior High School was represented by students of the extracurricular robotics program Georgia Delliou, Alexandros Lamprianidis, Gregorgios Megremis, Konstantinos Nikolaidis, Dimitrios Romanides and Christos Chorinos, who took part in the festival’s exhibition, presented an improvised electronic digital musical instrument and won the 2nd place.
In the 4th Interschool rhetoric art competition in Greek for Junior High School students that took place at the 2nd Experimental Junior High School, 34 schools took part. 19 Mandoulides Schools’ students participated. In Impromptu, 8 out of the 71 students progressed to the semifinals out of which our students I. Liakou, Z. Kamopoulou and A. Vrani ranked 1st, 3rd and 7th respectively.
We would like to warmly congratulate the 10 Junior – Senior High School students who received 2 gold, 2 silver and 6 bronze medals in the final phase «Archimedes» of the 32nd Panhellenic Competition of the Hellenic Mathematical Society, as well as the 15 students who competed along with them.
The students’ success is of particular importance, as it renders Mandoulides Schools first nationally in the 32nd National Mathematical Olympiad organized by the H.M.S.
Mandoulides Schools’ students have a tradition in receiving distinctions in Computer Science competitions, nationally and in Balkan and International Olympiads. Thus, this year, Mandoulides Schools’ students participated in the 27th Panhellenic Computer Science Competition, where Junior and Senior High School students from all over Greece took part. In the 1st phase, 16 Mandoulides Schools’ students distinguished themselves.
As part of the Studies Abroad Program, the representative of Bocconi University of Economics in Milan, Ms. Barbara Prevosti briefed graduate students on the English language courses in the field of Economics-International Economics, Management and Finance and Political Science - International Politics and Government. The representative of Maastricht University in the Netherlands informed students about study prospects and the curriculum in Maastricht University.
In the AMC 10 and AMC 12 competitions of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) conducted on Tuesday, February 3rd in which approximately 136,000 students and 2,500 schools from all over the world participate each year the following students were distinguished:
According to the results of the second phase "Euclid" of the 75th National Competition of the Hellenic Mathematical Society, 25 students of Mandoulides Schools have progressed to and now claim a medal in the National Mathematical Olympiad "Archimedes", to be held in Athens, on Saturday, 28/02/2015.
On Sunday, February 15th 2015, at the Theater of Mandoulides Schools’ Cultural and Sports Center, the established New Year’s pie cutting celebrations for the Mandoulides Girls’ Volleyball Academy, soccer Academy and Basketball Academy were successfully held. During all three celebrations, distinguished athletes were honored, awards were presented and gifts were given to several lucky young athletes.
For yet another year, the innovative program "Mandoulides Epathlon & Hackathlon" took place, opening the curtain of Art & Science Days. In a climate of creativity and cooperation students were initiated into the world of programming by making their own 3D games. But, the second part of the event, the Hackathlon, stole the show once again. Our students acted like real «hackers», and managed to solve puzzles and to "break" the secret codes of the game.
On Thursday, February 12th, 2015 10th grade students presented the work they carried out for the first semester within the framework of the Project course at the Theatre of Mandoulides Schools’ Cultural and Sports Center. It is noteworthy that the projects were performed using the Case Studies methodology. Case Studies are true or plausible stories containing a scientific dilemma, with economic or ethical implications. Students are asked to decide what the solution will be for themselves, and to support the solution chosen. Therefore, through this process, they acquire new knowledge, especially within the sciences, practice in the implementation of said knowledge and learn to make decisions in the face of real problems.
9th grade student A. Gerontopoulos received an outstanding distinction in the 14th Greek Language and Spelling Competition, which took place on Saturday, February 7th 2015, at the Central Public Library. Our student ranked 2nd among the 172 9th grade students from private and public schools of Northern Greece that participated.
Mandoulides Schools successfully held the Let’s Talk rhetorical speech tournament for Elementary School pupils for the third consecutive year. 80 pupils from private and public elementary schools of Thessaloniki and Xanthi -2nd Agiou Pavlou, 3rd Experimental Evosmou, Axion Xanthi, Ekpedeftiria Bakogianni Larisa, Ekpedeftiria Platon Katerini, Anatolia Elementary and Mandoulides Schools- took part in the event, which was not of a competitive nature.
On Sunday, February 1st 2015, at the Star Pool Center, the New Year’s pie cutting celebration for Mandoulides Schools’ Swimming Academy took place. During the event, the world Paralympic swimming champion Antonios Tsapatakis was honored for his contribution to sport.
On Sunday 01/02/2015 the award ceremony for students who excelled 2nd PanHellenic Junior High School Physics Competition and the 24th PanHellenic Physics Competition for the Senior High School. The students who received distinctions are:
Junior High School:
1st place: Daoultzi Evaggelia (7th grade)
5th place: Tsiamis Raphail (9th grade)
16th place: Mavromatis Stylianos (9th grade)
46th place: Gerontopoulos Anastasios (9th grade)
Exceptional distinctions were awarded to Mandoulides Schools’ students in the 1st rhetoric speech competition, which was held in Anatolia College, from January 30 to February 1, 2015.
The organization involved 304 students from 39 schools, private and public, from all over Greece who competed in impromptu, original oratory, oral interpretation of literature and debate..
The conference was organized with the valuable cooperation of the students of the renowned Harvard University in the Sheraton Hotel in Boston, USA, in the Prudential Tower and convention space Haynes and attracted over 3000 students from all over the world. Mandoulides Schools’ students were informed on pressing global issues and tried to defend the interests of their assigned country by taking part in simulations of UN meetings.
(25 - 31/01/2015)
High school students participated in the 47th The Hague Model United Nations Conference (TIIMUN), held at the International Conference Center in The Hague with the participation of 4,000 students from around the world. During the conference, the students - participants analyzed global issues using the United Nations’ standards and negotiated the signing of resolutions, the final version of which shall be sent to the UN official delegation.
We congratulate the 12th grade student Georgios Batzolis on being admitted to Cambridge University (Pembroke College) Great Britain in order to study Mathematics. The student attended the Studies Abroad program. 2014.
Mandoulides Schools participated for the fourth consecutive year in the competition AMC 8 of the American Mathematical Society, which took place in Mandoulides Schools on Tuesday, November 18th 2014. The winner of the competition was O. Pliaridis (8th grade student).
The Junior High School’s Environmental Group went on an excursion to the dam of Thermi. This action, which will culminate with a second trip in the spring, aimed to introduce students to this special ecosystem and measure primary productivity and the rate of degradation in it.
From the 19th to the 21st of December, 2014 the 30th the Greek Selection Conference for the Youth European Parliament was held in order to compose the National Team that will represent the country in the 78th International Session of the European Youth Parliament to be held in Izmir, in April 2015.
With the participation of thousands of students, parents, teachers and friends, for the fourth consecutive year, the Christmas Charity BAZAAR entitled "TRIANGLE, WISHES, LOVE AND TREATS AND KISSES" was held by the Schools and the Sports Club MAS MANDOULIDES in a festive atmosphere and with the desire to help our fellowmen.
At the Christmas Charity Bazaar, both young and old sang carols, heard Christmas stories, watched presentations of Christmas tales, created in Santa Claus’s Workshop, watched Christmas theatrical events, shared the spirit of Christmas and the holidays and were greeted with "triangles and wishes, love, treats and kisses".
Twelve Junior High School Students from Mandoulides Schools took part in the 9th Hisar Junior Model United Nations Conference organized by the American Hisar School in Konstantinoupolis, Turkey. Α. Κourti, student of B' Gymnasio was chosen as the "Best Delegate" in her committee. The student conference is a simulation of the United Nations. Mandoulides High School students represented the delegation of Colombia, South America. The main theme of the conference was "Protecting Human Rights". The committees of the students analyzed topics referring to "urban, gender and welfare affairs, "health and environmental issues", "military and disarmament affairs”.
The School’s honor graduates E. Pampori and A. Kousina who were admitted to the Medical School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, with 19.586 points and the Electrical and Computer Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens with 19.547 points, respectively, were awarded under the donor program "A Great Moment for Education", held for the 12th consecutive year by Eurobank. The award ceremony took place during a special ceremony at the "I. Vellidis" conference center.
Thirteen Junior and Senior high school students participated in the 4th Conference of European Governance organized by Yale University in Budapest. The conference simulates the work of the European Parliament, NATO and the parliaments of many European countries. The theme of this year's event was the energy crisis (Tapped Out: The Growing Energy Crisis) and organizers, through potential crisis scenarios involving terrorist activities and intense confrontations between countries, implicated participants in a cycle of diplomatic negotiations to solve the problems.
Eight students of the Mandoulides After School Debate – Forensics Club participated in the 48th Pan-Hellenic Debate Tournament of the American College of Greece – Deree, in Athens. Despite the fact that they had to debate against University students and pupils from english-speaking schools in Athens, such as HAEF-Athens College, Pierce College, American College of Greece, St Catherine's British School, St Lawrence School, Moraitis School, the Experimental Senior High School of Anavryta, they won excellent ratings and ranked ninth in a total 80 teams.
Within the context of the current affairs program, on Friday, November 14th, 2014, at the Cultural and Sports Center of the Schools a discussion was held with the physician-psychiatrist Myrto Marinou on dangerous toys and dangerous behaviors. The discussion was attended by 7th-11th grade students and their parents.
Five 11th grade students of Mandoulides Schools excelled in the competition Euroscola 2014-2015 and will represent their country at the conference to be held in Strasbourg on December 19th, 2014.
Specifically, the following students received distinctions:
- S. Kyratzi (1st place)
- K. Veliani (2nd position)
- F. Sytilidis (3rd place)
- Ch. Gkantsinikoudi (15th place)
- V. Niavi (24th place)
Students were informed on the program curriculum, academic life and had the opportunity to ask questions.
Mandoulides Schools hosted the Sweden’s champion children's basketball team Södertälie, and held joint training sessions with the children’s MAS MANDOULIDES team, following Mandoulides Schools’ training program.
Twelfth grade student Apostolos Panagiotopoulos, won the bronze medal in the Mediterranean Mathematics Competition. The contest was held in May 2014 in Athens and the results were announced in August 2014. Student G. Batzolis also participated in the same contest.
In the 33rd Panhellenic (60th Pan-European) Competition of the Commission "Europe at School" with the general theme "I would like to live in a united Europe”, which was held in the school year 2013 - 2014, the following Mandoulides Schools' students were awarded:
Pappa Vasiliki (Elementary School)
Papaoikonomou Maria Vasiliki (Junior High School)
Ioannidis Evgenios (Junior High School)
Kalfa Xenia-Thalassini (Junior High School)
Kostaki Ifigeneia (Junior High School)
Within the framework of the STUDIES ABROAD program a presentation by Mrs. M. McDill , Mrs J. Russell and Mrs V. Bagnyuk, representatives of the USA colleges for women: Wellesly, Smith, Bryn Mawr and Barnard, took place on Friday, October 17th, 2014. These colleges hold high positions in the ranking Liberal Arts Colleges according to US News & World Report Rankings 2015.
On Saturday, October 11th, 2014, classes ST2 and ST4 of Mandoulides Schools participated in the presentation of the book "Shadows on the lake," by Persefoni Karampati.
Through a small theatrical event based on the book above, students briefly experienced the climate of the Macedonian Struggle at the lake of Giannitsa. They recognized the generosity of Captain Agra and felt the friendship that was created during those difficult years between a Greek and a Bulgarian child.
On Saturday, October 11th 2014, an exhibition of paintings by children who participated in the contest "I paint the Russian Avant-Garde" opened at the National Museum of Contemporary Art, at Moni Lazariston, During the event, the Kostakis Collection, the largest collection of Russian avant-garde in the world was honored.
On Wednesday, October 8th, 2014, at 11:00 am, the Deputy Minister of Education Mr. Alexandros Dermentzopoulos awarded the National Junior and Senior Informatics teams, which represented Greece in the International and Balkan Olympiad in Informatics 2014.
The National Informatics Team 2014 for Senior High School students was made up of four students, out of which one, Giorgos Venizelos, is a student of Mandoulides Schools.
Within the framework of the STUDIES ABROAD program a presentation by Mr. Keith Light, Associate Director of the International Admissions Office, Yale University, USA took place on Tuesday, October 7th, 2014. Students were informed of the curriculum, the academic life and had the opportunity to pose questions.
September the 26th has been established as the European Day of Languages by the Council of Europe with the support of the European Union. It is a pan-European campaign to promote language learning in the European Union’s efforts to promote multilingualism in Europe.
Mandoulides Schools in collaboration with Mandoulides Schools’ Alumni Association honored the 2014 graduates for their success in the Panhellenic Examinations on Thursday, September 25th, 2014, at the Schools’ Cultural and Sports Center’s Theater.
The 11th Mathematics Week took place at Mandoulides Schools from September 1st-5th 2014. 93 students participated, 19 of which came from other schools of Thessaloniki. Having sat written examinations the following students received distinctions:
1st Place - O. Ploiaridis, Κ. Koutroulis
2nd Place - Ε. Hasioti, V. Triantafyllou
3rd Place - Ι. Samaras, G. Charistos, P. Andreadis
Honorable Mention - Ch. Marinopoulos, Α. Spiliopoulos
Mandoulides Schools’ students who participated in the Studies Abroad program, took part in outstanding summer programs during the summer of 2014 at U.S. Universities.
12th grade student Apostolos Panagiotopoulos was chosen to participate (from July 13th to August 9th) to the Stanford University Mathematics Camp at Stanford University, in California.
Students of the Schools of the Studies Abroad program participated in outstanding summer programs at universities in Italy and Switzerland.
11th grade students Ioannis Saropoulos and Stylianos Koulaxis were selected to participate in the summer program Discover Your Talent (30 / 6-4 / 7/2014) of the Economics University Bocconi of Milan, Italy.
The 11th grade student Fani Delliou attended the summer program at the University Les Roches - International School of Hotel Management (21-26 / 8/2014) in Switzerland.
In the competition organized by the Macedonian branch of the Hellenic Mathematics Association on 07/06/2014 for Elementary School students "Young Euklid" the following Mandoulides Schools’ students received distinctions:
Marinopoulos Christoforos (1st place, 5th grade),
Pappa Vasiliki (2nd place, 5th grade),
Chytiroglou Michail (2nd place, 5th grade)
Students of the afterchool Debate program and the Forensics group of Mandoulides Schools and Anatolia College attended the fall DEBATE CAMP of the Panhellenic Forensics Association in English. The Debate Camp was held on Mandoulides Schools’ Junior-Senior High School premises, as part of the students’ preparation for the Forensics competition that will take place from 19/03 to 22/03/2014 at Mandoulides Schools in Thessaloniki
MAS MANDOULIDES is pleased to announce the transfer agreement of the basketball player Gianni Kouzeloglou to PARTIZAN BELGRADE, one of the biggest teams in Europe.
Giannis Kouzeloglou began his athletic path seven years ago in MAS MANDOULIDES. He played in all parts of the union, mini, , children, teen’s, men’s, having a leading role. He was declared champion of Greece as part of the School Team of Mandoulides Schools in 2013 and placed third in the nationwide Teen’s Team of MAS MANDOULIDES in 2012. At the same time, he participated in the National Junior Teams and Young Men’s Teams. Giannis is the first Greek basketball player who will wear the shirt of PARTIZAN.
Moreover, students participated in full day excursions in London, where they cruised the Thames, toured museums and landmarks (Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Square, Covent Garden, British Museum), while, at the same time, they had the opportunity to enjoy the unique musical Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, at the Royal Theatre Drury Lane.
For the first time, the young parliament members processed and voted, following a relevant lecture of the Children’s Advocate, a Bill regarding the operation of Student Communities. The proposed changes were aimed at improving and modernizing the institution.
Additionally, for the first time, the young parliament members had the opportunity to exercise parliamentary control over the leadership of the Ministry of Education, by posing six questions on current issues regarding education to the Minister for Education Mr. Andreas Loverdos.
The President of Mandoulides Schools, Mrs. Aikaterini Mantoulidou, gave the closing speech to the graduates.
Responsible for the organization of the event was Mrs. Aspa Hasioti, General Director - Director of the 2nd Junior High School.
Of the 101 10th grade students who excelled nationwide
3rd place F.-I. Sytilidis
36th place G. Venizelos
45th place I. Girousis
60th place R. Ketsetsidis
E. Fessatidou took part in the 75th International Conference of the European Youth Parliament in Riga, Latvia from 14-23/03/2014 as part of a 7-member official Greek mission established during the 28th Selection Conference of European Youth Parliament of Greece.
The National Informatics Team will represent Greece in the 26th International Informatics Olympiad to be held in Taiwan from 13th to the 20th of July 2014, and the Balkan Informatics Olympiad 2014.
On Saturday, April 5th, 2014 an innovative idea was implemented at Mandoulides Schools: Mandoulides Art Day! The school opened its doors not only to its own Elementary and Junior High School students, but for all the children of the city!
Within the framework of the 6th International Mathematical Week, Mandoulides Schools’ biology teacher S. Sarantidis presented a paper titled "Case Studies: An Innovative Teaching Method of Projects."
On the same date, 10th grade students presented part of their assignment titled ”Tsunami: The waves of destruction. Physics and Mathematics around them”.
Within the framework of the Studies Abroad program, Mrs. Ioanna Siskou, the representative of Maastricht University, visited Mandoulides Schools.
Mandoulides Schools, consistently demonstrate their environmental sensitivity. Thus, this year, the Elementary School, which has long applied in practice environmental actions and programs, was awarded, along with the Junior and Senior High Schools, with the title "Eco-School" and the Green Flag, bearing the mark of the Program.
A team of 11th grade students of the Schools was awarded the "Distinction for Cultural Contribution" under the program "Virtual Enterprise", organized by the Association of Young Entrepreneurs at the Mediterranean Cosmos mall (Thessaloniki).
Junior and Senior high school students, continuing the tradition of the Schools swept the medals in the 31st National Mathematical Olympiad "Archimedes", which was held in Athens on Saturday, 22/02/2014.
AMC10 & AMC12 (04/02/2014)
The 2nd English Rhetoric Let’s Talk tournament organized by Mandoulides Schools was successfully completed on 7 & 08/02/2014 on the premises of the Junior-Senior High School.
It is worth mentioning that Rafail Ketsetsidis (10th grade Mandoulides Schools’ student) won 1st place nationally in the first phase of the competition.
Twenty 10th and 11th grade students participated in the annual visit of the Schools to the European Council for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Geneva, Switzerland, from the 15th to the 18th of January 2014. The purpose of the trip was to see the LHC (Large Hadron Collider), a grand international research program in High Energy Particle Physics.
On Wednesday, 18/12/2013 Mandoulides Schools were visited by Professor Theodoros Karakostas, Director of the Department of Meteorology and Climatology of the Geology Department of Sciences at AUTH.
Our distinguished graduates V. Siomos and S. Thomareis who ranked 5th in AUTH’s Electrical Engineering Department and 10th in Medical School (Military Branch) of Thessaloniki respectively, were awarded under the sponsorship program "A Great Moment for Education" which was organized for the 11th consecutive year by Eurobank. The award ceremony was held at the Convention Center "I. Vellidis".
Students of the Junior and Senior High Schools participated in the original and creative meeting of the Hellenic Physics Association in Athens.
We congratulate the 12th grade student Kyveli Mavromati on being admitted to Yale University, USA (Early Action).
Α STUDENT OF OUR SCHOOL IN THE INTERNATIONAL SESSION OF THE EUROPEAN YOUTH PARLIAMENT
11th grade student Erato Fessatidou qualified for the eight member team that will represent our country in the 75th International Session of the European Youth Parliament in Riga. The organization on an international level operates under the auspices of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Mr. Uwe Corsepius.
Ms. Judith Schiebel, Lecturer of the DAAD, visited Mandoulides Schools and informed the students of 10th, 11th and 12th grades on issues relating to studies in German and English-speaking parts of German educational institutions.
1st PHASE - "THALES"
The 58 students of the Junior and Senior High Schools that successfully passed the first phase "Thales" of the 74th Competition of the Hellenic Mathematics Society won the 1st place in Northern Greece and 4th place nationwide in total.
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.