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!