105 HIGH SCHOOL “Atanas Dalchev” Sofia 1172 7 , "St. Pimen Zografski" str.Tel. +(359 2) 8683 528; +(359 2) 620 473 Fax + ( 359 2 ) 868 35 28 e-mail: email@example.com
CHARACTER AND TALANT – THE SCHOOL’S MOTODESIGNED BY THE TEACHERS
Brief Overview • Founded 70 years ago as a primary school • 200 students and 25 teachers • Today it includes two levels of education – primary and secondary • 780 students and 68 teachers • Age of student population spans from 6 to 18 years • Entire pedagogical staff has a university degree • All teachers have basic computer knowledge
A Look at the School’s Curriculum • The educational program of the school includes: • Extended classes of English and Italian languages, as well as Fine Arts – 1st to 12th grade. • Computer graphics and animation, IT classes, as well as Arts and Science studies – 9th - 12th • The School has been supported by the Italian Government through text books, literature, and trainees for over 10 years • Through a decree of the Italian Government, the school began an Italian culture and literature curriculum allowing all graduating students to receive Italian diplomas recognized throughout the entire EU.
A student’s diploma theses defense in front of the Italian Ambassador, teachers, and local municipality staff.
The best diploma project of the ’08/’09 graduating class bought off by the Italian Ambassador and currently showcased in the Italian Embassy’s main hall.
Curricular and Extra-Curricular Involvement • Acceptance into the school consists of a comprehensive national examination taken at the end of 7th grade • Apart from the mandatory curriculum, students have the opportunity to take part in various extra curricular activities such as the Students’ Parliament, Euro club, and School newspaper among others. • In 2008, students from the Euro club visited the European Parliament in Strasbourg and participated in a student plenary session during the Euroscola Day. • In the spring of 2009 another 40 students and 6 teachers were invited to observe a plenary session of the EU Parliament in Brussels. • The emphasis of English and Italian, as well as IT and computer classes have played a significant role in the students’ presentation and communication abilities in all national and international events.
EUROSCOLA DAY IN STRASBURG Student body representation at the Euroscola Day.
The Italian Ambassadors posted in Bulgaria are honorable guests of all significant school events, celebrations, and functions. • In 2008, a mosaic depicting the great Italian poet Dante Alighieri was presented as a gift to the School in a special celebration of the School’s Italian culture and poetry.