2013-14 EDUCATIONAL VISITS

May 14 2014

Faculty of Agricultural Technology

Alexander Technological Institute of Thessaloniki

In the framework of the lessons of School Career Orientation, and Computer Science, C Class visited the Faculty of Agricultural Technology, in Alexander Technological Institute of Thessaloniki. The school director, Mr. Georgios Arvanitidis, Agriculturist, organized the visit.

Photographs of the visit:

 

May 6 2014

Byzantine Churches of Thessaloniki

In the framework of the lesson of History, B2 and B3 Classes visited some of the Byzantine Churches of Thessaloniki. Mrs. Dilia Stilianopoulou, Philologist, organized the visit.

March 31  2014 & April 01 2014

History Center of Thessaloniki

Galerius Palace

In the framework of the lessons of History and Computer Science, B1 and B4 Classes visited the History Center of Thessaloniki, and attended an experiential program relative to the history of Thessaloniki. Additionally, a tour was organized in Galerius Palace. Mr. Savvas Fragos and Mrs. Dilia Stilianopoulou, Philologists, were responsible for the guided tour.

The same visit was organized for C2 and C3 Classes in the framework of the lesson of History.

Galerius Palace

Similar as many other famous Romans (Julius Caesar and Pompey, Brutus, the Emperors Anthony and Octavius etc.), who had stayed in Thessaloniki, Galerius Valerius Maximianus, one of the four co-emperors of the Tetrach of the Roman Empire at the end of the 3rd century and in the beginning of the 4th (297-307), had chosen Thessaloniki as his seat.

Galerius decided to adorn the city, in a true Roman way, with imposing buildings and structures. As a result, along with the Eastern Walls of the city, he created a large palace complex -Galerius Palace- consisting of huge buildings, the palace, the octagon, the Rotunda, a large Hippodrome, arcades, triumphal arches etc. More...

 

March 21 2014

Science Center and Technology Museum (NOESIS)

In the framework of the lessons of Computer Science and Technology, A Class visited the Science Center and Technology Museum (NOESIS) and watched a scientific show at Planetarium titled «Earth and I». Mrs. Anna MIchailidou, Computer Science organized the visit.

March 18 2014

Concert Hall Organization of Thessaloniki

In the framework of the lesson of Music, C Class watched an open rehearsal - concert of the 4th symphony of Rachmaninoff, with the «Youth Orchestra of the European Union» - adopt an orchestra-, in the Concert Hall Organization of Thessaloniki . The orchestra includes 110 young people from various countries of the European Union and gave its first concert with this composition in Thessaloniki, the European Youth Capital for 2014. Mr. Christos Xanthos, Musician, organized the visit.

Photographs from the concert.

 

 January 19  2014

Movie «The Wave»: Lazaristes Monastery Theater

In the framework of the lesson of History, B Class watched the theatrical show titled «The Wave» given in Lazeristes Monastery. The performance organized by the National Theater of Northern Greece and presented the theme of racist violence at school. The visit was organized by Mr. Savvas Fragos and Mrs. Evangeli Vlachou, Philologists.

 

 October 30 2013

Manufacturing musical instruments with Ioannis Koukourigos - Serres

National Theater of Northern Greece

In the framework of the lesson of Music, A Class visited the Ioannis Koukourigos laboratory of musical instruments manufacture in Sidirochori Serres. Christos Xanthos, Mucisian, organized the activity.

Mr. Koukourigos presented the historical evolution of the musical instruments belonging to the lute family. The students also learned about the material, the techniques and the tools that are used in the construction of traditional and modern guitar along with the scientific principles that must be followed for the best possible result.

Additionally, the students visited the National Park of Lake Kerkini. The students were informed about the creation of the lake, its environmental and economic significance and the risks facing the lake ecosystem.

Ioannis Koukourigos laboratory of musical instruments manufacture

 

National Park of Lake Kerkini