Winners logo 75 years!


Last Tuesday, April 30, the exciting award ceremony of the contest "We are looking for the 75th Anniversary of Helvetia School Logo" took place. This contest, which sought to encourage creativity and student participation in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the school, received more than 30 proposals from students in Cycle II and Cycle III. The participants, both individually and in teams, demonstrated an impressive display of creativity by letting their imagination fly to create a meaningful and representative logo for this important date for the school. The jury, composed of Carlos Duque, expert [... ]

Winners logo 75 years!2024-05-15T11:25:48-05:00

The incredible journey of Colegio Helvetia's 'cubers': from local to national competitions


This is the story of a group of students from Helvetia High School who have found an exciting and challenging activity: building Rubik's cubes. They started with the traditional Rubik's cube, soon more friends joined them and they started participating in tournaments and learned about the competitions, rules and different figures they could put together. Despite age and grade differences, they formed a close-knit group and participated in local and national competitions. These students from the school have come together to grow together and participate in an activity that has turned out to be very interesting and has forged a great friendship. [...]

The incredible journey of Colegio Helvetia's 'cubers': from local to national competitions2024-05-03T09:22:06-05:00

I UNCOLI Educators Summit


I UNCOLI Educators Summit At Helvetia School we took part in the I UNCOLI Educators Summit, which aimed to share classroom practices, solve common challenges, create networking, train teachers and administrative staff, and strengthen the network of UNCOLI schools. This summit was held in 11 schools belonging to the UNCOLI Network and focused on different areas of knowledge and pedagogy. Our school focused on Social Sciences, with 4 working tables on different topics, as follows: Tensions and challenges in the teaching of the armed conflict in Colombia, national curriculum and international curriculum, [. ..]

I UNCOLI Educators Summit2024-02-13T11:33:29-05:00

Red Hand Day-12 February 2024


International Red Hand Day Since 2002, every February 12, Red Hand Day has been celebrated to commemorate the anniversary of the signing of the protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child, which prohibits the use of children and adolescents in armed conflicts. Helvetia School joins this date remembering the more than 8,000 people who have been victims of this phenomenon and calls for the rights of children to be respected. Children and adolescents cannot continue to [ ...]

Red Hand Day-12 February 20242024-02-06T16:15:54-05:00

Artists' Night 2024


The Night of Artists is one of the most important cultural events held by our school, this event has as its main objective to showcase the artistic talent and entrepreneurship of the students of Helvetia School. We are pleased to inform you that from Monday, December 11, 2023 until Friday, February 9, 2024, registrations will be open to participate in the Mini Night and Artists' Night to be held in May 2024. The Mini Artist Night is an intrinsically musical event where our students showcase their talents. The categories in [ ...]

Artists' Night 20242023-12-15T10:06:43-05:00

Actions for coexistence


Dear Helvetia School community I would like to begin by thanking, on behalf of myself and the entire school, the support we have received from the families that are part of this community. Your messages of solidarity and willingness to support us in specific issues help us to turn this situation into an opportunity for growth and learning. Soon we will be communicating about the space to define the steps to follow. I would like to inform you about the concrete actions we are working on at this moment in favor of healthy school coexistence: Acknowledging what happened, and the need to work together for [. ..]

Actions for coexistence2023-09-06T15:41:11-05:00

We need you to strengthen the Swiss Community in Colombia!


General Assembly 2023 Next Thursday, March 23rd, the General Assembly will be held in mixed modality (virtual in person) at Helvetia College. To participate you must be an active member of the association: Voice and vote: all natural persons of Swiss nationality registered at the Embassy of Switzerland with residence in Colombia for at least three months, who are at least 20 years old and have paid the ordinary membership fee of $60,000 pesos. Adherent members with voice, but without vote: those admitted by the Board of Directors, who have paid half of the regular membership fee of [... ]

We need you to strengthen the Swiss Community in Colombia!2023-03-17T11:14:57-05:00

Peace Education


Education for Peace This Friday, December 2, the second meeting of the Teachers Network for the Exchange of Experiences in Peacebuilding was held at the Helvetia School Research Center. This meeting was led by the Directorate of Relations with the Private Education Sector and was attended by the District Secretary of Education of Bogota and different schools in the district. This project seeks to strengthen the exchange of experiences in peace building with a view to establishing strategies for the socialization of the Peacebuilding Report.

Peace Education2022-12-14T08:52:05-05:00

Induction of New EDB Members


Induction for new members of the EDB Induction for the new members of the EDB for the 2022-23 school year was held on Wednesday, October 26, led by Martin Kleiner, President of the Board of Directors. The new members are Carlos Barragán, Christian Bäbler, Juan Carlos Godoy, Juana Mesías and Catalina Tobón. Martin Kleiner introduced them to the Helvetia School, starting with how it is structured and how it operates. Together with the new members, they talked about the new goals and challenges that the institution must face in order to continue strengthening its academic quality and to continue [... ]

Induction of New EDB Members2022-11-02T10:27:52-05:00

We bid farewell to the 2021 - 2022 school year with words and hugs.


We ended the school year successfully at Colegio Helvetia. We welcomed the afternoon with anecdotes, achievements and recounts of all that was accomplished during the last school year. Also, we said goodbye and paid tribute to the collaborators of the institution who achieved their pension due to the hard work developed in our institution and throughout their lives. The morning of June 24 began with a meeting in the area of Level I, Kindergarten, where two people very dear to the community met with their closest co-workers, Miriam Bernhard and María José Moreno. A joyful atmosphere [ ...]

We bid farewell to the 2021 - 2022 school year with words and hugs.2022-07-11T07:43:10-05:00
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