GERMAN EMBASSY SCHOOL ADDIS ABABA
Deutsche Botschaftsschule Addis Abeba
Completion of the Bilingual International Baccalaureate (BIB), which is also an entrance exam for universities worldwide, is a marathon of 14 tests in 6 subjects. It’s totally understandable that the end of the final exam is duly celebrated with our four students. Parents surprised their children with a small reception in front of the class room and celebrated together with all teachers around our tukul.
Jumble Sale and Girls’ Football
The yearly jumble sale took place on the compound of DBSAA on Saturday, May 7th. More than thirty vendors offered their 2nd hand products and the run on these bargains was big as usual. We would like to thank all supporters and especially all parents who provided for the big variety at the cake buffet. At the same time the traditional girls’ soccer tournament took place on the football field. It was organized and sponsored by the German Embassy. The team of DBSAA could among many international and Ethiopian teams win the first place. Congratulations!
What kind of professions exist?
Our kindergarten kids of the yellow group have learned about many different professions over the past weeks. Our school nurse explained to them what she has to do and afterwards all children could try themselves to put on bandages. The whole group went on a trip to the local fire department station to learn about the work of fire fighters – it was great fun for everybody.
Art exhibition „Neighbours“
The art exhibition „Neihbours“ was opened last Friday, May 13th at Capital Hotel. Presented were paintings, drawings and plastic art from students of Andinet School and German Embassy School from the recent school year. The opening took place open air around the swimming pool and also our School Band played a few songs for entertainment. Many visitors enjoyed fine art, music and a small buffet sponsored by the German Embassy.
Track and Field Competition at ICS
Sixteen students of DBSAA took part with great success in the track and field competition at ICS. Especially mentioned should be Brook Yonas who won first place in long jump with 5,57 m and triple jump with 11,60 m. For the girls, Saba Sprung was very successful in winning first place in long jump (3,90 m). Saba Beyene (high jump 1,32 m) and Karlson Jacobi (400 m run 1:03 min) won second place and Samuel Funder could secure third place in 200 m run with 25,96 s. Also all other students were successful in their respective disciplines.
Daytrip to Water Factory
Students of grade 3 visited the Origin drinking water factory at the outskirts of Addis Ababa in company of their teacher Angela Hoppstock and Nadine Döbele. All production facilities could be visited – of course only while wearing approved hygienically clean overalls. The company is also growing its own vegetable for the cafeteria of the employees. All students had a lot of fun and also learned many things about water production.
Mathematics Competition Kangaroo
Our student Elisa of grade 4 „jumped“ really far at this year’s Kangaroo competition in mathematics and won a great 3rd place. With a great number of points she became school champion! Other winners were Lasab (grade 7), Quintus (grade 8) and Saba (grade 7). Congratulations to all winners! Also all the best to every other “kangaroo” that was participating in the competition! (Christoph Schütze)
Games for elementary school
Our parents‘ council bought a few games at the flea market from money they had earned during this school year and presented it to students of our elementary school. We would like to take this opportunity to thank again our parents’ council but also all parents who support us during our many events at the school and therefor really contribute to a great school life.
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