It is golden autumn season in Beijing ,and the smell of summer is still there. The sky is clear and there are few clouds. The campus in festivity presents a scene of boundless variety .We welcomed the best children back from their summer vacation in the most beautiful season in Beijing!On the afternoon of August 28, the opening ceremony and award ceremony of the new academic year 2019-2020 of veritas Beijing campus was held ceremoniously.The opening ceremony was co-hosted by Winston, Minzghe, Jeffrey, Fiona. All the teachers, students and parents of the students gathered together to welcome the changes of the new school year, feeling the growth of the children, and celebrating the arrival of the new school year!
At the beginning of the ceremony, Mr. Feng long, the principal, gave a warm welcome to the old and new students and introduced the plan and direction of the new school year to the parents and students, emphasizing the importance of sports in the future study and life of children! In the new academic year, under the support of the competent departments and all sectors of society, our school has reached a new level! Our school will cooperate with Chinese Academy of Sciences in a comprehensive way, providing children with more extensive resources from laboratory sharing to psychological and humanistic education.
After that, Ms. Janet Yao,the principal’s adviser, whom the children loved, made a wonderful speech, welcoming the old and new students and parents back home. Ms. Janet Yao introduced the attitude of teachers both at home and abroad, encouraging the students to be kind-hearted, participation in more volunteer activities, and serving the society while learning knowledge with confidence and firm faith. Then Mr. Jie, the principal’s adviser, gave a keynote speech on the spirit and attitude of an international citizen who should walk into the international vision.Mr. Jie spoke eloquently with simple words to give the first humanities class to the children!
Next, Mr. Sergio Kelsor, the principal of foreign teachers, who accompanied the children from the beginning of our school, gave a speech and introduced the members of the American teachers' team, focusing on the academic background and teaching experience of the foreign teachers who joined us. With their participation, the strength of foreign teachers has become stronger.
The development of our school cannot be separated from the support of parents, thanks for the parents' trust, the parents of old and new students in our school spoke at the meeting, putting forward the earnest hope to our students and expressed good wishes to our school and all teachers! Our students representatives shared their feelings with others, representing the temperament and spiritual outlook of the students in our school, expressing their longing and yearning for the new semester!
It came to the most anticipated climax after the speech-- Awarding Ceremony. Through the unremitting efforts of teachers and students throughout the school year, the winners of the awards were announced one by one:Veritas Reading Award,The Award for Outstanding Learning Quality,Academic Progress Award,The Award for Immaculate Organization and Tidiness,The Award for Olympic Spirits in Sports Program,Award for Outstanding Students in off-Campus Competition and Activities of the Year 2019, The Group Award for Outstanding Team of Community Services, The Group Award for Outstanding Team of Sports Club, Veritas Sports Personality of the Year 2019, Honor Reward for Special Contribution, Honor Reward for the Great Academic Achievement and Scholarship for Students have Great TOEFL Score.The award is a kind of encouragement to the children,and we hope they can assume the responsibility of setting an example in the new academic year, make persistent efforts and achievements with more enthusiasm and more firm faith. We wish that other students can exceed through themselves, march forward and win honors!
The opening ceremony ended in laughter, a new beginning with a new hope, carrying a new dream, as we believe that all teachers and students will work together, with wisdom and sweat to write a new chapter, together to meet a more brilliant tomorrow!