On June 15 we had an enchanting closing ceremony of Go Camp-FCG 2018 language camp that lasted for the past two weeks. At the «Star Party», the camp participants presented four personal projects that kids would create in cooperation with their teamers and teachers during their stay in the camp. The winner by the online voting was announced on the gymnasia website. The closing ceremony was attended by Inna Krulko and Tetyana Kirichenko, the managers from Kyiv office of Go Global, as well as T. G. Lyakhovytska, the methodist of Cherkasy Methodist Cabinet.
Yesterday, on June 5 2018, a volunteer from France arrived at our school. It is incredibly pleasant news since it is virtually the first arrival of a French volunteer for working with children in the language summer camp of our educational institution.
Elise Girard is from Southern France. She is a student of the first year of magistracy in the University of Lyon and a future teacher of French as a foreign language.
Elise is currently receiving her second higher education. According to her first qualification, she is a translator. Before arriving in Cherkassy, she took part in a three-day training program in Kiev, which was organized by GOGLOBAL for foreign volunteers.
On May 18, the gymnasia community welcomed Volodymyr Dmytrovych Khandogiy, the ex-alumnus and now Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary and the Chairman of the civil organization The Ukrainian Association of External Politics. He was willing to meet the students and interested in witnessing how well they use the foreign languages taught here. Maria Samokhvalova (11-B), Maria Prilipko (10-А), Polina Masuik (11-А), Alina Voronina (9-А) and Anastasia Shpak (9-А) told the guest about themselves and study in gymnasia today as well as demonstrated a high level of speaking the French, English, Spanish and German languages. Volodymyr Dmytrovych also narrated about his life path and reassured that he is always proudly remarking where he studied if asked about it.
On May 23, our gymnasia was paid a visit by the Second Secretary of the Embassy of Japan in Ukraine Hoshino Yuichi, which was initiated by himself. The day before he met the regional and city authorities and even took part in planting the sakura trees near the Valley of Roses.
He and his interpreter Kyrylo spent a 1-hour meeting with senior students. The diplomat told them about Japan as well as the state of its education, science and economy. Mr. Yuichi put a lot of questions, checking how much the students know about this faraway country, and afterwards answered the numerous questions of the students.