On Saturday, 7th December, the Hanova community enjoyed its annual Christmas Market and Winter Concert. Hanova’s staff arranged a wonderful event for the whole family – including venders from the Xi’an community, holiday crafts, decorations, coffee and hot drinks, baked goods and delicious foods from all around the world. All school proceeds from the event were donated to the local Chun Shan charity.
On Monday, 11th November, Hanova’s marketing and administration teams prepared a tour of the new campus and surrounding neighborhood for the Leadership Team. The group walked through several of the buildings on the construction site along with members of the Board. The visit was an encouraging look at how rapidly the new campus is progressing!
On Wednesday, 31st October 2019, our Primary students celebrated Halloween with a costume parade! They paraded through the classrooms in the morning showing off their costumes and then proceeded outdoors to enjoy a costume contest. The secondary students finished the day with a special assembly to give “best costume” awards and play games together.
On Friday, 25th October 2019, our staff, students and parents celebrated our school’s cultural diversity at Hanova’s annual International Day event! The celebration began with a flag parade. Groups of teachers and students proudly carried their nation’s flags around the football field. The day continued with crafts, activities and games from various cultures and a wonderful international lunch!
Featured here are some of the completed art works by our Year 13 and Year 12 DP Visual Arts students. Students undertaking this course have to exhibit their final works in the DP Visual Arts Exhibition, which is scheduled to take place on Friday, 13th March.
On Saturday, 1st June, the Hanova Community gathered for our annual carnival – a special event featuring crafts, outdoor games & activities, a variety of food and beverage booths, a PYP Art Exhibition and Student Talent Show!
On Friday, 24th May, Hanova’s students, staff and parents gathered in the auditorium to celebrate the graduation of our Year 13 Diploma Programme students.
On 22-24th May, Hanova’s Year 5 students traveled south of the city to the Foping National Wildlife Reserve. During the 3 day trip, the students thoroughly enjoyed experiencing education outside the classroom through a variety of indoor and outdoor activities.
On the 9th and 10th of May the Year 6 PYP students presented their PYP Exhibition. The transdisciplinary theme was “How we Express Ourselves.” At the opening ceremonies the students sung and played the beautiful and inspiring song “Making a Better World” followed by a heart-warming and thought-provoking cover version of “Imagine” by John Lennon.
In March, several of Hanova’s DP students displayed their cumulative collection of artwork in the school lobby. The Art Exhibit was open for browsing for several days and Hanova’s students, staff and parents were invited to share in our DP student’s achievements!