“Without failure we can learn nothing, and yet we have learned to treasure success as the only acceptable standard.” Wayne Walter Dyer (May 10, 1940 – August 29, 2015) was an American philosopher, self-help author, and a motivational speaker.
“The difference between a successful person and others is not lack of strength, not lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.” Vincent Thomas “Vince” Lombardi (June 11, 1913 – September 3, 1970) was an American football player, coach, and executive in the National Football League (NFL)
It has been learning about and showcasing entrepreneurship this 2016/2017 academic session and both students and teachers of the Department of Vocations have all along been smart at work designing and constructing bird’s house, trash bin and flower pot stands. Grades 7, 8 and 9 particularly relished these hands-on metal and woodwork activities because of more »
“Study without desire spoils the memory and it retains that it takes in”. Leonardo da Vinci (1454-1519)was a leading artist and intellectual of the Italian Renaissance who’s known for his enduring works “The Last Supper” and “Mona Lisa.”
“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit” Aristotle was an ancient Greek philosopher and scientist born in the city of Stagira, Chalkidice, on the northern periphery of Classical Greece.
On Friday, 2nd June 2017, Grade 6 Falcon did a presentation on Leaders and Responsibility. In every sphere of human influence, great leaders emerge. Leaders recognized in the world have contributed positively in one way or the other. No leader can impact without taking responsibility to do so. The presentation was about some world more »
During one of the principal’s assemblies, Grade 8 Albert Einstein, in a dramatic presentation of the ever-green and ever-famous fable, The Animal Farm by George Orwell, educated and enlightened GIS Community using the literary tools of setting, plot, character, and authors biography. Beyond the enjoyment of the dramatic piece, the sole aim of these bi-weekly more »
“Education is not the learning of facts,but the training of a mind to think.” Albert Einstein(1879-1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist. He developed the general theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics. Einstein’s work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science.
“If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.” Albert Einstein (1879 – 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist whose intellectual achievements and originality have made the word “Einstein” synonymous with “genius “ theoretical physicist.
World Book Day is a day designated by UNESCO for the celebration of books and reading and is marked in over 100 countries all over the world. On this day, authors, illustrators and books are celebrated and children are made aware of the fact that reading, especially for pleasure, can be very rewarding. The more »
Miss Ibiye Obelema-Isokariari, having earned the overall best score in Cambridge IGCSE English in Nigeria for the October/November examination series, was conferred with The Outstanding Learner Award at the prestigious Intercontinental Hotel, Lagos. In attendance at the award presentation ceremony hosted jointly by the Cambridge Department of International Examinations and the British Council were the recipient’s elated parents, more »
“Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better.” Patrick James “Pat” Riley (1945)is an American professional basketball executive, and a former coach and player in the National Basketball Association. He has been the team president of the Miami Heat since 1995 and head coach in two separate tenures.
Icon Readers Club is born out of passion to motivate pupils to appreciate the essence of reading. The Icon Readers Club was inaugurated on Thursday, 18th May 2017. The club is aimed at: Inspiring the students to study the biographies and autobiographies of notable and noble people in different walks of life. Motivating the more »
“Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly” James Mercer Langston Hughes (February 1, 1902 – May 22, 1967) was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist from Joplin, Missouri.
As important as your child’s school curricular is, there are many skills that can’t be taught in the classroom, some have to be learnt via experience and through the parents. These skills are often called life lessons, and it is possible for a parents/ward to prepare their child before they step out into the world more »