Οur school is the 8th Gymnasio (Junior High School) of Thessaloniki and it is located in the East part of the city near the sea front.
It was built in 1994 and it has two floors. On the ground floor there is the headmaster’s, the school secretary’s, the teacher’s and the school association offices. There is also the physics and the chemistry laboratory. Besides, there is a big hall where celebrations, presentations and the lesson of physical education, when it rains, take place. In this hall there is also a small stage used for school plays. Near the hall there is the computer lab where you can find 12 computers through which we communicate with you. At the end of the corridor of the ground floor there is the school library and the art classroom. On the first floor there are 9 more classrooms and the second computer lab. In this computer lab as in the physics and chemistry’s lab there are a TV set and a DVD player that are useful for watching educational programs.
The Greek High School is divided in two parts. The first three grades that is called Gymnasio and the fourth, fifth and sixth that is called Lykio.
In our school each grade consists of 2 groups, this year. There are about 160 pupils from 13 to 15 years old and about 22 teachers.
The lessons that are taught are: Modern and Ancient Greek Language, History, Modern and Ancient Greek Literature, Religious Education, Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Music, Art, Physical Education, English, French or German (student’s choice), Social studies (only on the third grade), Technology, Geography and Home Economics (on the first and second grade) and Biology on the first and third grade). We have lessons in the morning or in the evening. When Gymnasio has morning lessons from 8:00 to 14:00, students of Likio go to school in the afternoon from 14:15 in the afternoon till 8 o’clock. Next week students of Likio have morning lessons and Gymnasio students go to school in the afternoon.
In the schoolyard there is a basketball court and a volleyball court. In the yard there are also spats and benches for students to sit and watch the games.
Our school has a great view to the sea. From the window we can admire wonderful sunsets. The sun sets behind Olympus mountain.