On such a bright sunny day with pleasant breeze, Ghana International School (GIS) held its first ever Sports Meeting. Students made their entrance in high spirits and took part in the opening ceremony as their parents watched at the side.
Students were divided into team red and team blue, which are two theme colors of GIS. In high spirits students walked in, face painted with colored designs
Sherri and Amanda hosted the opening using English and Chinese respectively, which led parents into our international bilingual environment. Director Matthew Cox went on to give a very interesting speech, in which he encouraged students to develop the sportsmanship of accepting challenges and overcome obstacles.
Today is more than just a sports day. It is a day in which our students try to develop sportsmanship, build their body and learn to be life-long learners that are energetic, competitive and great team players.
The Sack Race is a very intensive event. Students enjoyed the sweating and had the opportunity to practice their vertical jump in the process.
Parents and teachers participated in the tug of war and race, in which they showed perseverance and set a good example for students who sensed from them the charm of sport.
Director Matthew Cox gave his closing remarks and presented awards to winners, after which, the Sports Meeting concluded and students and parents were all full of contentment and joy. The Sports Day saw deepened communication and understanding between home and school. Students through participation improved physical health and their sense of competition, cooperation, rules, persistency, and sportsmanship.