November is a month dedicated to remembering the ones who died. On 3rd November, the students of Class 3E and the School Principal took part in a Holy Mass commemorating the late teachers, which was celebrated in the Holy Family Parish Church at Niska Street, Tomaszow Maz.
“Eternity of the late ones lasts
as long as we pay them with our memory”
For many years now, on the eve of All Saints’ Day, the students of High School No. 1 have been tidying the graves of the late meritorious Tomaszów citizens. One of the assumptions of our School long-term educational program is the remembrance of our ancestors and the constant reliance on their great achievements. As the oldest school in the city, we take pride in our local patriotism and our commitment to tradition. On 30th November, students from the Class 3d Michał Goździk, Maciej Kamiński and Piotr Przybysz together with their teacher Mr. Mariusz Link took care of the graves of the Polish Army Colonel Lucjan Bończy - Ruszczewski and the burial places of the Narewski family – fathers of Stanisław Narewski, a famous Tomaszów physician, social worker and the President of the City Council. Participating in such actions, our School supports the idea of the Social Committee of Care for the Graves of Meritorious Tomaszów Citizens.
On 23rd October, the 10th English Language School Competition was held in our School. 36 students of 1-3 Years had the opportunity to test their language skills. The 12 best students will represent the High School No. 1 in the XXXXII English Language Olympiad. The competition was won by student of Class IIId Filip Strzępek. The other students who will take part in the Olympiad are: Zuzanna Wojewódzka 3c, Karolina Mielowska 3a, Bartosz Janiszewski 3a, Nikodem Jurek 3d, Jakub Szwajkowski 3a, Jakub Krawczyk 3d, Adrianna Bartosiak 2b, Jakub Białecki 3e, Weronika Maciejewska 1e, Jakub Wawrzyńczak 3a, Wiktor Karkocha 2b.
On 20 October 2017, the students of Class II E - Mathematics and Geography, and selected representatives of Classes III D, II B and I E took part in a seminar organized by the Faculty of Economics and Sociology of the University of Łódź on the occasion of the Landscape Day. The students took part in a workshop entitled: “Landscapes of the City – we learn about the cities” prepared by the students of Spatial Planning, culminated with a competition with prizes.
Then they were the guests at the opening of a photographic exhibition entitled: “Trees in the Landscape” created by Dr. Piotr Wypych from the Landscape Parks Complex of Łódź Province, after which they were invited to take part in a seminar on natural landscape, valorisation of landscapes and landscape protection institutions:
- “Natural Landscape of the Łódź Region” presented by the Director of the Landscape Parks Complex of Łódź Province Ms. Katarzyna Krakowska, introducing landscape issues and presenting landscape parks of the Łódź Region;
- “The role of the Regional Director of the Environmental Conservation in Landscape Protection” presented by Mr. Piotr Ligocki of the Regional Directorate of Environmental Conservation in Łódź;
- “Landscape audit - objectives, scope, methodology”, prepared by Ms. Joanna Jarominek, Ms. Małgorzata Kucharska and Ms. Marta Pabich-Makoska of the Spatial Planning Office of Łódź Province.
The seminar was concluded with a discussion and handing in the gifts promoting the landscape protection of Łódź Province.
About the fact that blood saves lives, the youth of High School No. 1 have been aware for many years. The acronym of HDK [Voluntary Blond Donation] is very well known to all high school students, because every time the voluntary blood donation campaign evokes deep interest in them. On 17th October, a special ambulance arrived at our school, so that 24 students of Year 3 could donate this invaluable gift. After initial medical examination, 17 of them were qualified, and they will join the group of honorary blood donors of High School No. 1. The next campaign will take place before Christmas.
On 16 October in the area of the skating rink were held the District Championships of High Schools in relay cross-country races. This was yet another part of sports rivalry included in LICEALIADA 2017/2018 - competition of High Schools. The races were held separately for girls and boys. Each relay consisted of eight runners who had to cover the distance of 1200 m. Girls won the silver medal and were qualified to the provincial semi-finals, while the boys took 4th place.
Julia Bieganowska, Maja Dziubałtowska, Katarzyna Pazurek, Lidia Duczkowska, Olga Krawczyk, Paulina Tranawska, Iga Kapruziak, Karolina Świnoga.
Oskar Zieliński, Jakub Borowczyk, Kacper Stasiołek, Dawid Proc, Mateusz Pieczyński, Michał Goździk, Piotr Pluta, Dawid Perek.
The Teams’ teachers were: Mrs. Aldona Kapruziak and Mrs. Monika Borowczyk-Józwik.