We are looking for the 75th Anniversary Logo Contest! Objective To encourage creativity and student participation in the commemoration of 75 years of Helvetia School by creating a logo, meaningful and representative of this date and the Institution. Participating Cycles: Cycle II and Cycle III Dates Deadline for submission of proposals: March 22 Committee Jury election: April 10 Announcement of the winner: April 16 Creation of the Logo Students can work individually or in teams, they can use different techniques or tools supported by the art area of the College. Thus, we invite [ ...]
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, [. ..]
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 [ ...]
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 [ ...]
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 [. ..]
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.
Recalling one of the most beautiful memories Miriam has, she talks about her marriage, which took place in the main garden with the bearded tree as a witness of the union with her better half. She has within herself the Helvetia was a student of the Institution and then returned as a teacher until she became the Pedagogical Director of Level I. For more than 28 years she was at Helvetia School. Recalling all the moments lived throughout this time she laughs and says that she always came home with a different anecdote and highlights [... ].
María José, always so smiling and willing, finds herself for the last time in the Casita de los Libros and takes the opportunity to take one last photo, which will fill and amuse her when she sees it, she says: -I want it to be something like I don't know how crazy to have it as a souvenir-. In the middle of colorful books in different languages Spanish, German and French, with María José as a model we take the picture we see at the beginning of this section. She says that in the Casita de los libros she feels in her own environment and that right here the children said goodbye to her and that she will miss being [... ]
According to Law 2050 of 2020, which modifies and adds to Law 1503 of 2011, which informs about the obligation we have as an Institution to develop and deliver a Strategic Road Safety Plan, but if you are wondering what it is, how can I participate, or how it is implemented, here we tell you what it is and why the participation of the entire Community is very important. What is the Strategic Road Safety Plan (PESV)? It is a risk management plan in companies or entities, based on the philosophy of the [... ]
Undoubtedly, the Night of Artists (Level I, Level II and III), are three of the most important cultural events that our Institution carries out, this event has as its main objective to show the artistic talent and entrepreneurship of the students of Helvetia School. In previous years we have had the collaboration of 230 students, between level I, II and III, where we obtained a record number in participation and attendance, since we achieved an attendance of approximately 1,100 people. For the next edition of our Artists' Night, we hope to count on the participation and attendance of [... ]