Holes written by Louis Sachar is a novel about a young boy who is falsely accused of a crime. He is sent away to Camp Green Lake, a juvenile corrections camp, where he is forced to dig holes every single day in the Texas heat. While he is told that digging the holes is punishment and he is doing it to “build character,” he begins to suspect that all of the boys at the camp are looking for something in particular. As the mystery unfolds, the book is able to address important issues facing people today in a fun way for the readers.
Holes is a very popular book in the USA for young adults to read in school. It has won many awards and is even 6th among all-time children's novels in a survey published by School Library Journal. It was adapted into a movie in 2003. It is a great novel for students from year 6 and up. It builds suspense in an unusual way and is able to keep the reader guessing all the way until the resolution.
Mr. William, English and Global Perspectives Teacher
We are pleased to announce once more that on September, 1st 2019 our new campus opens in Gorki-8 village.
Independent reading and love of books is of paramount importance in our school. So, in addition to daily and monthly reading activities we also organise a Book Day every year.
With the omnipresence of technology in the 21st century, many of our social interactions are increasingly made online and are replacing face-to-face communication.
The University Museum of Natural History has the most complete specimens of the dodo, a flightless bird that went extinct in the 17th century. The museum has mummified parts of this unusual bird.
On the 29th of March, we had the opportunity to celebrate ‘Spanish Day’ at Moscow campus. All students in KS1 Year 1 and Year 2 sang and danced to a Spanish song, even the little ones from Early Years joined us and had great fun.
On 23 March, more than 75 participants took part in Cambridge Chess Tournament 2019.
On 30 March, we held Cambridge Martial Arts Tournament 2019 among the international schools which includes sambo, combat sambo, jiu-jitsu and Brazilian jiu-jitsu.
Maths Day took place on 14 March on the occasion of the Pi Day. Students took part in a Maths scavenger hunt, where they had to answer different riddles/questions related to math.