February 2014


Summer Program for Mathematics

2/28/2014

Students who are interested in a summer program for Mathematics may check the following website: http://www.issmys.eu/ (Modern Mathematics International Summer School for Students in Lion, France)

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Elementary School Courtesy Assembly

2/28/2014

During February, ES students learned about Courtesy. Ms. Poole’s class read some acrostic poems they wrote and all the third graders led us in a rap song about being polite. As a special treat, some teachers acted out a skit about Mr. Rude which made the children laugh, as well as emphasized how important it is to be courteous. Check out the photo gallery from the assembly here

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HS Boys Basketball team plays friendlies in Sofia

2/24/2014

Our boys played a couple of friendly games in Sofia in preparation for the upcoming HS tournament which is organized and hosted by NOVA. The games, of which the team won one and lost two, were a great preparation for the upcoming tournament where we hope our boys will showcase their full talent and capabilities.

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Middle School Matters issue 2

2/21/2014

Middle School Matters issue 2

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Pre-K Police Officers Visit

2/21/2014

Two Police Officers from Karpos visited our Pre Kindergarten classes. They talked about safety, how they protect us, who to trust, and how they direct traffic. Students were excited to explore their police car, see the lights flash and hear the siren. Check out the photo gallery from the visit here

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HS shortened schedule of classes (February 27th)

2/21/2014

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Congratulations to Jovan Sarkanjac

2/20/2014

Congratulations to Jovan Sarkanjac on his conditional offer to read English Language and Screen Studies at the University of Manchester! Well-done!

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Middle School All School Assembly February 2014

2/20/2014

The Nova Middle School had an assembly to honor the Mathletes who took First Place at the Math Counts competition held in Tirana, Albania earlier this month. Mrs. Venera Novakovska, the Head of School, congratulated the Math Counts team on their impressive victory. Students were also thanked for their tremendous generosity in collecting donations for the 11th of October orphanage in Skopje with a pizza party. Check out the photo gallery from the event here

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Middle School Drama Club

2/20/2014

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New website

2/19/2014

Dear visitor, We’re proud to present  the fourth iteration of NOVA’s completely redesigned website, NOVA 4.0. We’ve been hard at work since the beginning of the school year, reimagining our presence in cyberspace, with the intention of capturing NOVA’s educational essence and philosophy, and reflecting it to the wider community. We would like to believe we’ve successfully achieved this by creating a website that reflects the latest breakthroughs in website development and best practices from other established international schools. Although content wise there are few changes, we've completely redesigned the way we present this content. From a flatter design (no multiple sub menus, a site map in the footer of the webpage, accessible from any page), to faster load speeds and quicker navigation through pages, our intention was to make the guest experience more user friendly. The website is completely mobile enabled, as we now receive 30% of our web traffic from smartphones and tablets.    Here are a few interesting statistics about our website to date, to illustrate its importance. A total of 123,000 visitors  have accessed the site in the last 4 years, from all corners of the world (Macedonia, United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Serbia, Canada, Turkey, Australia and Bulgaria being the top 9 countries where visitors come from ), visiting an average of 3.5 pages per visit, and spending a little less than 4 minutes on the site. This makes our site one of the most visited educational sites in the Republic of Macedonia.   A website is a continuos work in progress, therefore we welcome any remarks or troubleshooting tips.    Sincerely, NOVA Administration (info@nova.edu.mk)    

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Congratulations to Emilija Tashevska

2/19/2014

Congratulations to Emilija Tashevska on her conditional offer by University of Manchester! Emilija is set to read for an undergraduate degree in Economics and Finance. Nicely done!

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Diversity project between NOVA and a Romanian school a huge success

2/19/2014

Through a project on theme "I and the others: Discovering diversity around and within me", supported by ACES, the students of NOVA International Schools, Skopje, Macedonia and Colegiul National Gheorghe Sincai, Bucharest, Romania have worked together in the previous several months to create, rehearse and perform a theatre play about diversity. After months of preparation, the students from Bucharest, Romania visited NOVA and the premiere of the play “The More the Merrier” was held in Skopje on February 8th at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts. More than 120 visitors witnessed a great performance of all involved students. The next weekend students from NOVA visited the Colegiul National Gheorghe Sincai and on February 15th together with the Romanian students performed the play in Bucharest. The project finished with this visit, but there are no doubts that the students learnt that humanity should not start and finish with projects, and that to be human means to be humane. Check out the photo gallery from the event here

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Middle School Valentine`s Day Party

2/18/2014

This year February 14 was on a Friday which was an excellent time to have the Valentine’s Dance. Many of the Nova Middle School students attended the event which included a performance by the After School Hip Hop Club as well as the school band. As a special treat, Anja Veterova wowed the audience with her beautiful singing. After that, the students had an opportunity to enjoy Karaoke. Check out the photo gallery from the event here

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Presentation on New York University Abu Dhabi

2/18/2014

Dear juniors and seniors, the presentation on New York University Abu Dhabi is going to take place tomorrow (Wednesday, February 19), during brunch, in room 101. The NYU Abu Dhabi representative, Mr. Justin Van Dyke, will discuss their academic programs, admission, and scholarship opportunities.

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Elementary School Reader Awards Assembly

2/17/2014

Reader Awards were given out to all our elementary students at the assembly. To celebrate our love of reading, students and teachers dressed as their favorite book character. We had a special guest, Geronimo Stilton, from the popular children’s series, who passed out the awards. Ms. Aneta Ilieva sang a song, “I Read a Book and I Liked It”, as Ms. Gold, Ms. Josifovska, Ms. Petovska and Ms. Mukovska danced and sang back up.  It was a fun day, and a great way to encourage all our students to read! Check out the photo gallery from the event here

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Congratulations to Blanka Nakova

2/17/2014

Congratulations to Blanka Nakova (senior) on her unconditional acceptance to University of St Andrews! Blanka is set to read Economics and Management, starting October 2014! Well-done!

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Congratulations to Vladimir Karamanovski

2/14/2014

Congratulations to Vladimir Karamanovski on his acceptance to Ohio Welseyan University! In addition, Vladimir has been awarded the Godman Scholarship of 72,000$ over a period of 4 years, i.e. a scholarship of 18,000$, renewable each year of his studies. Nicely done!

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Super NOVA News - February 2014

2/14/2014

Super NOVA News - Elementary School Newsletter - February 2014

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PTA Bake Sale

2/14/2014

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CEESA High School MathCounts Competition 2014

2/13/2014

We had a great time in Bucharest!Despite the long time it took us to get there and return, we enjoyed the city¹s contrasts: its vivid ³old town² and its gray residential areas, its cold weather and the warm hospitality of our hosts, but most of all we enjoyed the thrill of the mathematics competition we participated in. Led by Vasil Kuzevski, our most experienced competitor for whom this was the third participation on a competition of  this kind, our senior division team swept through the ranks of the opposing teams, winning the first prize in the team part of the competition. Vasil¹s teammates Sergej Grunevski and Stefan Petrevski had no small contribution to the victory, especially considering the fact that Stefan, who is in the junior division age group, competed against older and much more experienced competitors. To further our success, Vasil ended up second in the senior division individual competition, but only after a three round tie in the head-to-head countdown round. Our junior division team members: Katerina Bujarovska, Mimi Kostoska and Armina Sinani, all of whom participated for the first time, gained invaluable experience. They are willing and able to follow in the path set by our senior team and are aware of the high hopes and expectations they have to live up to. It will be up to them to keep our current achievement level or improve it further in the following years. Whatever the outcome, our community is very proud of our students and admires their achievements. Well done guys!

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Congratulations to Boris Ananiev

2/13/2014

Congratulations to Boris Ananiev on his acceptance to Felician College! Boris has also been awarded their $10,000 scholarship, renewable each year of his study at the college. Well-done!

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CEESA Knowledge Bowl Competition 2014

2/12/2014

We are pleased to announce that NOVA's High School Team won the 4th place at the CEESA Knowledge Bowl tournament held in Vienna last weekend. The time and energy invested during the months of preparation showed that we are on a par with CEESA 's best teams. Numbers tell it best; in the elimination round on Friday, we accomplished six victories and three ties in twelve matches.  The next day, this trend continued with a winning streak stopping just short of the finals. The most impressive moment was our young team's sensational victory over Moscow's celebrated team by a big score difference, which echoed through the corridors of AIS Vienna. This prompted a huge increase in the self-esteem of all team members. That goes especially for Jana Cvetinovska, who gets a lion's share for the team's victories. Led by Martin Trpovski as captain, the team performed a string of brilliant games. Petar Peshev demonstrated that he is both a fierce competitor and an accurate problem-solver. Ilin Karagjozov's wit and acumen provided yet another contribution to our well-rounded selection. Marko Terzioski's multilingualism proved advantageous to our team. Mark Nedera's extensive knowledge helped our team succeed in multiple question categories. Filip Nikolovski gained the invaluable experience of participating in an international knowledge competition.    This success opens up a clear prospect for building up a team of experienced and self-assured players, capable of confronting any challenge in the coming years.  

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CEESA Middle School MathCounts Competition 2014

2/10/2014

This year's CEESA Middle School MathCounts Competition was held in Tirana, February 6-9, 2014, hosted by the American International School of Tirana, with a total of 8 international schools taking part. We’re happy to report that the "NOVA 1" team (6th through 8th grade) won the first place in the team competition! Besides our team achievement, we also had great success in the individual standings, with four NOVA students making it amongst the best eight: Emilian Cuzmici (3rd place), Siyuan Shen (4th place), Borjan Gagovski (6th place), and Sam Predmore (8th place).  The rest of NOVA’s competitors (Jovana Cvetinovska, Marko Kjalasan, Mehmed Dacic and Marku Leka) also exhibited great math knowledge and placed among the top 20 individuals with their "NOVA 2" team placing among the top seven teams. The competition was only one of the many highlights of the trip. Students were also able to visit The National History Museum, the ancient Castle of Kruja,once the headquarters of Skanderbeg. The host school had a wealth of other activities planned out for all participants, such as bowling, billiard, and other team building activities, but most importantly secured a warm host family for each of the NOVA students.  The awards ceremony was followed by a dance party.  To reach this accomplishment would have not been possible without the selfless dedication of the teams coaches, Ms. Jasmina Dzurovska-Blazeska, Ms. Natasa Kardula, Mr. Nikolche Petrovski and Ms. Irena Sazdova. From the beginning of the year through February, students and coaches met at least twice a month and dedicated much  of their free time to solving math problems.  They worked both in and outside the classroom, showing resilience and dedication to the task at hand. Their preparation came in handy, as during the competition they were able to showcase their team spirit, competitive character, friendly attitude toward other teams, and be true NOVA representatives. There is a whole year to go by, but students are already excited for next year’s competition where they hope to achieve even bigger and greater things.

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Middle School Valentine`s Dance Party

2/10/2014

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“The More the Merrier”

2/8/2014

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Extracurricular Activities (February 2014)

2/5/2014

  Extracurricular Activities (February 2014)

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Reading Rainbow Book Recommendations

2/5/2014

In the spirit of the children's television program, "The Reading Rainbow", which encourages and celebrates a culture of reading, the fifth grade class has made this presentation.  They would like to tell fellow students andreaders about one of their favorite books and hopefully persuade them to read it as well.

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Elementary School Knowledge Assembly

2/4/2014

We had a surprise visitor at our KNOWLEDGE Assembly – Albert Einstein! He talked about how in the 21st century it’s not what you know, but the questions you ask and how you can find the answers. Third grade ESL students read their paragraphs on the solar system, 3C performed skits about why it’s important to learn what you’re taught in school. All third graders led us in a cool song about Knowledge.

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Joint drama performance “The More the Merrier” with students from Colegiul National Gheorghe Sincai, Bucharest

2/4/2014

Through a project on theme "I and the others: Discovering diversity around and within me", supported by ACES, the students of NOVA International Schools, Skopje, Macedonia and Colegiul National Gheorghe Sincai, Bucharest, Romania have worked together in the previous months to create a play about diversity. After months of preparation, the premiere will be in Skopje, at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts. The entry fee is a mere 50 denars and all the funds will be used to donate to charity. So in the spirit of the name of the play "The More-The Merrier" we hope that you will come to our play. Join the event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/660714067314787/ Find out more about the project here: http://www.aces.or.at/ac_project.asp?b=5088&ID=659

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Congratulations to Simona Sarafinovska

2/4/2014

Congratulations to Simona Sarafinovska on her acceptance to Jacobs Bremen University! In addition, Simona has been awarded a 10,000 euro merit-based scholarship for each of her three academic years at Jacobs, in recognition of her academic excellence! Well done Simona!

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Congratlations to Boris Ananiev

2/3/2014

Congratlations to Boris Ananiev (senior) on his acceptance to Colby-Sawyer College! In recognition of his outstanding academic achievements the Admissions & Scholarship Committee has awarded Boris a $84,000 four-year Founders Scholarship, contingent on his full-time enrollment and continued progress toward graduation. Well-done!

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Congratulations to Ilina Dimitrovska

2/3/2014

Congratulations to Ilina Dimitrovska (senior) on her acceptance to the University of Michigan's College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, set to pursue a degree in Actuarial and Financial Mathematics! Well-done!

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MEP - Macedonia Web Portal

2/3/2014

The Model European Parliament office proudly presents our MEP - Macedonia web portal (blog): http://mepmk.wordpress.com/On this blog, you will find useful information about MEP- Macedonia, the national and international MEP simulations, information about schools that participate in our simulations, our promo materials, a gallery of pictures from our events, and news about MEP activities. Follow our blog, and participate in MEP - Macedonia.

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January 2014


Michael Jackson Tribute Performance

1/31/2014

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The Muppet Show on Nasa TV

1/31/2014

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CEESA HS Friendly Tournament in Belgrade

1/30/2014

The SuperNOVAs gladly accepted the invitation to participate in the friendly tournament organized by the International School of Belgrade (ISB). Our students played a total of five games, winning three of them (two against ISB Belgrade and one against ISB Bucharest), losing on from ISB Belgrade with only a 2 points margin, resulting from points scored in the last seconds of the game, and in a very dramatic finish, tying against ISB Bucharest. Besides participating in the tournament our SuperNOVAs had a chance to do a bit of Belgrade sightseeing and shopping. Coaches were pleased by the student’s level of play, enthusiasm, and dedication. Host families also expressed their satisfaction with the behavior, and respectfulness of students. Overall this was an excellent tournament that brought coaches and players together preparing them for the challenges ahead, most importantly the CEESA HS Boys Basketball Tournament in March, where they’ll be welcoming teams from the CEESA region as hosts.

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Congratulations to Matea Balabanovska

1/29/2014

Congratulations to Matea Balabanovska for receiving a conditional offer from the University of Manchester, where she is to pursue a degree in Neuroscience. Nicely done Matea!

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Congratulations to Donna Urdinov

1/29/2014

Congratulations to Donna Urdinov on her acceptance to Columbia College Chicago to pursue a degree in Entertainment/Game Design. Well done Donna!

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Boris Trajkovski-NOVA Scholarship program 2014

1/27/2014

We’re happy to announce this year’s scholarship program. For more information in regards to the program and application procedures, please visit the following link: http://www.nova.edu.mk/EN/admissions/affording_a_nova_education/scholarship_program.aspx. The page will continually be updated with new information, supporting materials and the on-line application, so check back regularly. For the students applying, we wish them the best of luck and hope to see them in the coming year as NOVA high school students.

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CEESA HS Basketball Tournament in Belgrade

1/24/2014

The CEESA HS Basketball Tournament in Belgrade will be streamed live on the following link: www.livestream.com/is_belgrade. The schedule of games is the following:

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All You Need is Love on Nasa TV

1/24/2014

NOVA's High School Winter Performance 2011, All You Need is Love, will be broadcasted on Nasa TV this Saturday, January 25th, from 1:40pm. It will be rebroadcasted on Sunday, January 26th from 3:30pm. Let you family and friends know so they can watch your loved ones perform.

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Congratulations to Boris Ananiev

1/23/2014

Congratulations to Boris Ananiev (senior) on his acceptance to Illinois College! Boris has also been made the recipient of their merit-based scholarship! Nicely done!

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Todor Mihajlovski, NOVA alum, featured in Kapital magazine

1/23/2014

Todor Mihajlovski, NOVA alum, featured in Kapital magazine, talking about his studies in the US, work experience and chances of returning to Macedonia  http://www.kapital.mk/MK/makedonija/97610/kvalitetnite_lugje_od_stranstvo_kje_se_vratat_samo_vo_celosno_promeneta_makedonija!.aspx

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2nd Semester Hot Meal and Snack

1/21/2014

We wanted to share the second semester menu for the Cafeteria’s Hot Meal and Snack program. In our attempt to enrich the offering, we've added an additional fourth week of meal options with completely different foods than the previous three weeks. Our goal was to provide the variety needed for your children to enjoy a health diet, with a completely different meal for everyday of the month. SEMESTER 2 MENU Please sign-up at yourearliest convenience with Natasha, in the Elementary and Middle SchoolAdministration offices or contact her by e-mail: natasa.mitevska@nova.edu.mk or by phone: 3061-807, extension 201. Hot meal and snackservice will commence from January  27th.  NOVA Cafeteria

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Forest Fairy Tale on Nasa TV

1/17/2014

Last year’s NOVA Elementary and Middle School winter performance, the Forest Fairy Tale, will be broadcasted on Nasa TV this Saturday, January 18th, from 1:40pm. It will be rebroadcasted on Sunday, January 19th from 3:30pm. Let you family and friends know so they can watch your loved ones perform.

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Jacobs Bremen University presentation

1/14/2014

Dear students, our last year's valedictorian, Despina Stefanoska, Class of 2013, will be coming to NOVA this Thursday during the advisory period to give a presentation on studying at Jacobs Bremen University, Germany. Interested juniors and seniors are invited to room 306 for the presentation.

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High School Winter Performance DVD on sale!

1/14/2014

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Valentina Trpkoska interviewed on Nasa TV

1/14/2014

Valentina Trpkoska, NOVA High School Guidance Counselor and Psychology teacher, being interviewed on Nasa TV about educational models around the world, formal education vs. home schooling, and children’s psychological development.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSBzKiwZmUM  

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Congratulations to Vasil Kuzevski

1/13/2014

Congratulations to Vasil Kuzevski for his conditional acceptance to Oxford University, Worcester College, to read Computer Science. We're proud of having yet another NOVA student join this prestigious institution.  

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Exam schedule for high school students

1/13/2014

Exam schedule for high school students

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Extracurricular Activities (January 2014)

1/13/2014

Extracurricular Activities (January 2014)

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NOVA Community Skate

1/13/2014

Open-air skating opportunity for NOVA students and their families! For the months of January and February, we have reserved a time slot for NOVA families at the Ice Skating rink. If your kids need more fun, action and adventure, the Ice Skating rink is the place to be.Where: Kale outdoor arenaWhen: Wednesday, January 15, 2014 from 5-7 pm. Every Wednesday for the months of January and February from 5-7 pm.Cost: 150 denars including tickets and skates rental 100 denars ticket only Although NOVA faculty will be present, parents are asked to supervise their children. Don’t forget to bring your NOVA ID cards! Mr. Pancevski, Pance Physical education teacher and Extra-curricular activities coordinator

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Christmas Concert "Christmas Glory"

1/3/2014

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December 2013


Angel Tree 2013

12/27/2013

Last week on December 18, five members of the NOVA High School Student Council visited the children's oncology and hematology wards as part of the Student Council's annual Angel Tree initiative. Small Christmas packages were bought and delivered to the children. We were able to visit the children in their rooms, talk and make Christmas cards and crafts with them. The children and their parents were happy that we went to visit them and all of us were happier that we could help bring smiles to the faces of those less fortunate than us.

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"Matilda/Michael Jackson"

12/23/2013

"Matilda” In their pristinely chaste and depravity-proof state of mind and heart, the young ones can provide the most insightful truths about life. Matilda is a larger-than-life story whose eponymous character is a child prodigy misplaced in a low-brow, unscrupulous, and neglectful family. Matilda, an avid reader of books, looks forward to going to school, but, alas, the school is run by a principle who is nothing short of a bully. Stranded in a world of dishonest and beguiling adults, Matilda does not give up: powered by the force of books, this enlightened young girl sets off to redress the injustices adults are so prone to incur. There is a lesson to learn: Once in a while, we ought to take another, fresh look at the world through the eyes of children. “A tribute to Michael Jackson” There was a very young boy who liked nothing more than to dance and sing, and that is what his did his whole life with unmatched beauty and grace. What he did was so thrilling that soon he was dubbed the King of Pop. These 12 songs are a small homage to a musical legend, Michael Jackson, whose musical legacy has more than marked one era.  

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Another Red Cross donation

12/23/2013

It sure has been an eventful week for the Community Service folks! Our students made yet another trip to the Red Cross Shelter for Homeless People. In collaboration with VERO Super Market, NOVA students donated over a hundred kilograms of food. We are beyond proud of our students for their continued community service effort and their willingness to serve those that are in need.

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11th of October Orphanage Donation and Visit

12/20/2013

After a month-long toy and clothes drive competition between the homerooms in the Elementary and Middle School, we managed to collect a total of 11 big boxes full of goods. The drive exceeded everyones expectation. Once again NOVA students exhibited their generosity and willingness to make a difference in others people’s lives. High School students supported their younger peers, by doing fun Christmas themed activities with the children from the 11th of October orphanage. They made different decorations together and shared in the holiday spirit. It was amazing to witness the smiling faces of our students and their 11th of October counterparts, the former for their ability to share a moment with the less fortunate, and the latter for the fact they were able to partake in the holiday festivities

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Early Education Center Winter Performance

12/20/2013

Our youngest stars shone brightly in the Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Winter Performance by reciting short poems and singing holiday songs. Our ES Choir also sang and enhanced the festivities. At the Christmas Cocktail, a very special visitor came all the way from the North Pole and every child got chocolate and time to talk with Santa. It was a wonderful event full of holiday cheer.

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Elementary and Middle School Winter Performance DVD on Sale!

12/19/2013

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Model European Parliament Speech Competition

12/18/2013

The 4th NOVA Model European Parliament (MEP) Speech Competition was held last Thursday, September 12th. A total of ten competitors from the NOVA MEP Club presented a 5 minute speech either agreeing or disagreeing with the motion 'Should the European Parliament have more power.' This speech competition is held for the purpose of choosing the 3-person delegation who will represent NOVA at the 4th MEP National Session to be held in February. All efforts by the competitors in researching and speech writing were highly impressive, thus making the decision of the top three an extremely difficult task for the judging panel. The MEP office would like to congratulate Tijana Istochka (grade 11), Mishel Mucunska (grade 11) and Ana Arsovska (grade 10) on their top 3 placing.

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Hour of Code

12/17/2013

Last week, NOVA students participated in AP's "Hour of Code". The event was held to encourage students to persue programming and computer science education, by setting aside one hour for students to code. They were able to pick from a number of tutorials where they could play games using Javascript, or write iPhone Apps using ObjectiveC.

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Middle School All School Assembly December 2013

12/17/2013

The Nova Middle School held an assembly on Monday to recognize the outstanding effort on the part of the students to collect clothing and toys for a local charity. Indeed, many needy families will benefit from our students' amazing generosity. As a reward, all the middle school students will receive a pizza party after the winter break.

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PTA Bake Sale

12/13/2013

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International Model European Parliament Session 2013

12/12/2013

From November 30th – December 7th the International Model European Parliament session took place in Vilnius, Lithuania. The international session brought together more than 200 students from 30 European countries for a weeklong event that simulates the work of the European Parliament. The Model European Parliament program from Macedonia had five delegates present and participating in the event as a result of their accomplishment on the national MEP simulation that took place this October. As representatives of the Macedonian delegation we had students from five different high schools. Our delegates were participating in the work of different Committees. Namely our delegation was composed from: § Gligor Micajkov, Josip Broz Tito high school (Head of delegation) o Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs § Mila Georgievska, NOVA International Schools o Committee on Development § Antonija Grncharovska, Georgi Dimitrov high school o Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs § Teodora Angelevska, Orce Nikolov high school o Committee on Culture and Education § Boban Sugareski, Nikola Karev high school                      o Committee on Foreign Affairs The delegates worked in the Committees and drafted resolutions to tackle EU current problems and challenges and they presented their work in front of each other at the GA sessions. The GA sessions were held in the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania (Lithuanian Parliament), while the venue for the Committee meetings was in different Lithuanian ministries. During the session, delegates learned a lot about the European Union by simulating the work of European MP-s and from the speeches and lectures that were made possible for them. The students also had a chance to learn about the local culture through field trips, visiting institutions and most importantly spending an entire week with a Lithuanian family in their homes. For this great experience we have to thank our lovely Lithuanian hosts, the Model European Parliament Foundation. NOVA will continue to fund and support the Macedonian MEP office and National Sessions, due to their focus on promoting a civil society and EU institutional awareness amongst high school students.

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“The Sad Princess”

12/11/2013

Once upon a time there was a beautiful princess who was always sad. The king and queen organized wonderful balls, and gave her exquisite presents; but all in vain. The worried parents announced that whoever made the princess smile would win her hand in marriage.Soon jesters, magicians, and performers of all kinds did their best to make the princess happy. The royal court was amazed by their performances, but the princess never smiled.One day a shy courtier who worked hard to serve his princess was carrying out his duties. What happened next changed his life and the life of the princess forever. Suddenly laughter echoed throughout the castle – could that be a smile upon the beautiful princess’s face?

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Model European Parliament Speech Competition

12/10/2013

The office of the Model European Parliament (MEP) at NOVA will be holding the 4th MEP Speech Competition on Thursday, December 12 from 3pm in the HS Library. Students will be competing for a place to represent NOVA at the 4th National Session of the Model European Parliament due to take place in February 2014. The topic for this competition is 'Should the European Parliament have more power?'. This event is open to high school students and all interested in participating should register by filling out the registration form on the following link no later than Tuesday, December 10: https://docs.google.com/a/nova.edu.mk/forms/d/1AjyWpmaC7vmi-cMKTzT3qDyK11O1llgOTGEgMSQsTz8/viewformThe event is also open for all who are interested in attending.Further information about the MEP programme can be found via the official Facebook page: www.facebook.com/MEPMacedonia Blog: www.mepmk.wordpress.com 

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Applying to French universities

12/10/2013

This Thursday during the Advisory period, representatives from the French Embassy are coming to give a presentation and answer questions regarding college application procedures and admission requirements for universities in France. The presentation will be held in the Counseling Center, room 306.

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Elementary and Middle School Holiday Performance 2013 poster

12/5/2013

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NOVA hosts Global Connections XVI

12/5/2013

After extraordinary seminars in the past five years in Thailand, Jordan, South Africa and Botswana, New Zealand and Colombia, this year’s Global Connections XVI will be held in Macedonia, Northern Greece and Cyprus. NOVA has the honor of hosting the latest gathering of world recognized educational institutions, under the leadership of Viktor Novakovski, Deputy Head of School. Besides a visit to Macedonia and NOVA International Schools, participants will be introduced and have a chance to spend time in schools in Northern Greece and Cyprus. The catalyst for the creation of the Global Connections Seminar were Heads of Schools, representatives of The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS) and the Federation of American and International Schools (FAIS), under the guidance of Peter D. Pelham, founding director of Pelham Associates, an educational advising group in Maryland. The first Global Connections was hosted in Botswana, and the last in Columbia. At the heart of the Global Connections Seminar is the belief that by gathering a diverse group of educators from around the world, each participant will often be exposed to educational initiatives beyond their own country's efforts. For more information on the seminar, vista the following link: http://www.globalconnections.org/news_and_initiatives/GCSeminarXVI.aspx

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Extracurricular Activities (December 2013)

12/2/2013

Extracurricular Activities (December 2013)

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