“Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.” Burrhus Frederic Skinner (March 20, 1904 – August 18, 1990), commonly known as B. F. Skinner, was an American psychologist, behaviorist, author, inventor, and social Philosopher. He was the Edgar Pierce Professor of Psychology at Harvard University from 1958 until his retirement in 1974.
“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily”. Hilary Hinton “Zig” Ziglar (November 6, 1926 – November 28, 2012) was an American author, salesman, and motivational speaker.
On Wednesday, 14th November 2017, our Grade 4 pupils carried out an art project titled, “Benin Culture”. The beautiful paintings will be displayed as part of the upcoming Art Project Exhibition on Thursday, 23rd November 2017.
“If you want to succeed in the world, you must make your own opportunities as you go on. The man who waits for some seventh wave to toss him on dry land will find that the seventh wave is a long time coming”. John Bartholomew Gough (August 22, 1817 – February 18, 1886) was a more »
Dear Parents and Guardians, GIS sincerely appreciates our esteemed parents, guardians and friends who have relentlessly supported the school’s vision and mission. To all of you we say: Thank you. We’d like to inform you of the noteworthy events that occurred in October and of the upcoming events for November 2017. SECONDARY SCHOOL NEWS/EVENTS -Boarders more »
A book review took place on Wednesday, 1st November 2017 at the school auditorium. The importance of reading was emphasized as it’s a crucial part of personal development. BOOK REVIEW PRESENTERS NAME GRADE BOOK TITLE AUTHOR Young-Arney Manuella 8 The Incredible Adventures of the Cinnamon Girl Melissa Keil Ohuabunwa Chioma more »
The following students participated in the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge which took place from May 8th through to September 9th, 2017. Due to their impressive efforts; our school was ranked 35 out of the 5,352 schools that registered with a total of 693,047 reading minutes. Congratulations to our Reading Super Heroes! Iwo-Brown Amiesia Soibi Atata more »
“All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me…. You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.” Walter Elias Disney (December 5, 1901 – December 15, 1966) was an American entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and more »
“Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.” Harvey Forbes Fierstein (born June 6, 1954) is an American actor, playwright, and voice actor.
To mark Nigeria’s Independence, GIS celebrated Nigeria’s 57th anniversary in grand style on Friday, 29th September 2017. In attendance was the M.D, parents and friends of GIS, as well as the students. Our guests were entertained by different performances from the students. O
On Friday, 6th October 2017, Grade 2 Kingbird had an assembly presentation on Bees. The aim of the presentation was to educate pupils and teachers on the types and importance of bees. It also emphasized the effects of man’s activities on the decreasing number of bees in our world today.
Etiquette class took place on Wednesday, 4th October 2017. The topic was ‘DO MAKE GOOD MANNERS A GOOD HABIT IN YOUR EVERYDAY LIFE’. The major focus was on essential table manners, students were taught how to: Set a table properly Handle cutlery Serve and remove dishes Seat while eating Use table napkin etc
On Wednesday, 20th September 2017, Grade 3 pupils had their IPC entry point presentation based on ‘Living Together’ (Community). The main points of the presentation were: Show casing of different cultural attires and dance by the students Speeches about the different communities A documentary on the host community (Rivers State)
“There is no royal road to anything. One thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slowly, endures.” Josiah Gilbert Holland (July 24, 1819 – October 12, 1881) was an American novelist and poet who also wrote under the pseudonym Timothy Titcomb.
GIS Primary celebrated the Grandparents’ Day on Friday, 22nd September 2017. The purpose of this event is to make children appreciate the importance of their older generation. It is also to encourage these grandparents to impact their wisdom on their grandchildren thus cementing the significance as relevant role models within our society.