Grammar School | News
On the day of the St. Nicholas, at the end of the first week of December, the next bunch of news from our and your school is coming to you. Temperatures are currently around zero, and during the weekend it is said to warm up to 9 degrees, but apparently we will also enjoy a little rain.
Monday's assembly was for the lower high school and the Duke of Edinburgh Award concept was presented at our school again after a year. Thanks to the older students and the organizers.
Monday morning’s assembly for the lower high school was devoted to literature and one specific genre: the detective story. We would like to thank our colleagues from the Czech language and literature department.
The first full week of November is ending, which means that Halloween and Dušičky are over, the first Advent Sunday is three weeks away and in six weeks and a bit, Christmas awaits us. There's always something to look forward to.
Over eight weeks we have attended a number of assemblies with different topics or guests. Just before the fall holidays we had the opportunity to meet an extraordinarily interesting guest - Ladislav Zibura, a traveler and an author of books about his travels.
Today we will start this extraordinarily brief report with information about the traditional Monday assembly (for older students for a change) this time organized by colleagues from the English Department. Thank you!
We started the week with a traditional assembly, this time for the upper high school. The topic was concerning choices of academic courses of the CTM Academy and our guest was the director of the academy Miss Jeanne Bočková. Thank you for your visit.
Our school mainly belongs to the students and their journey towards new knowledge. That is why we all wish them countless joyful experiences, academic successes and generally a lot of pleasant days at OPEN GATE. Enjoy every moment of it.
The 15th school year at Open Gate: 294 grammar school students and 101 primary school pupils; the family foundation of Mrs Renáta Kellnerová and Mr Petr Kellner has awarded scholarships to 95 grammar school students.
The summer weather, with temperatures around 30, allowed for a variety of outdoor activities, even though these were sometimes interrupted by a brief storm.
The new edition of the OG Chronicle offers insight into a wide variety of interesting topics, from American politics to international hockey to artificial intelligence and street dance culture in the Czech Republic.
Monday's assembly was once again a karaoke party, and in my humble opinion, it was even more successful than the previous one. Thanks! On Thursday, Kvarta left for a Sports - Geographic Course at Ostrov, Tichá, and they returned yesterday. More about this trip on our web, including a photo gallery.
The colder days certainly did not bother our Oktáva students, as they were sweating enough anyway. The International Baccalaureate exams continued on Monday. That morning, Psychology (two tests at a high level) was written, with Mathematics in the afternoon. That continued on Tuesday, with German in the afternoon.
Taking Open Gate to Iran would be very difficult indeed, but on Thursday 2. 5. four Septima students managed to bring Iran to Open Gate.
On Monday morning our students also traveled to Alicante, Spain. Judging by the FB page for this exchange they are having more than a great time. Visit our OG Viaje and Alicante 2019 page.
This week was shorter due to the Easter holidays beginning tomorrow, but the program was very varied. This is mainly due to the entrance exams, in our case for the eight-year high school.
Briefly again a big congratulations to our team at the First Tech Challenge in Barcelona, which brought home a beautiful sixth place finish from this international competition on Sunday.
On Monday afternoon, a group of students went to Prague's Žofín Palace, where, as part of the SingularityU Czech Summit, the KidsXO event was held by the Deliotte Startup and Innovation team.
Monday began with a regular lower school assembly, and it was playful and competitive. Colleagues from the Czech language department prepared a team competition.
Monday's assembly introduced us again to an interesting guest, this time the American Embassy Cultural Attaché, Mr. Eric Black, along with internship trainee from Seattle, Miss Sarah.
We started the week with a regular assembly on Monday, and since it was the European Brain Day, our colleagues had prepared interesting activities and competitions for practicing and challenging this part of our body. Thank you
This week’s senior assembly was again dedicated to a more serious topic – malignant diseases. Interesting and educational, thank you!
One of which was Monday’s morning assembly for the lower school, this time prepared by guests from an animal rescue station
It is definitely worth mentioning last year and look at whose dreams we have fulfilled. I recall that we raised over 1.5 million Czech crowns and helped, among others, Michalka, Vašek, Simonka and Lukáš.
The main event of this week was held today, on Thursday, when the semester certificates were handed to our students.
Today we’ll begin with the most important event of this week and that is the launch of our new OPEN GATE website!
The Kellner Family Foundation will accept applications for grants for the Open Gate eight-year grammar school again until 1 March this year.
Today, we’ll briefly look at the past five days but also at the events in the close future.
In December, Kvarta A and B visited the Jewish Museum in Prague, and had the unique opportunity to speak with Mr. Brod, a holocaust survivor.