Seychelles Ocean Festival winners

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This year ISS was happy to receive two first prizes in the Seychelles Ocean Festival competition. First Prize in the Secondary Art Category wasgiven to. Amanie Arnephy who was presented with a snorkelling kit and course as well as a gift voucher and certificate for her beautiful underwater painting. The theme this year was ‘Coral Reefs, our underwater rainforest’ and Amanies artwork was highly commended for its originality and colourful appearance
Many other designs and creative artworks were submitted by students in Secondary and Primary sections of the school. The colourful works of art are on display in the Institute of Education this week. Congratulations to all the participants of the art competition
Our other entries in the Essay writing and poetry category were also awarded commendations and ISS received another First prize for Best Secondary section. We thank the students and teachers in Primary and English Departments who really pushed the boat out and made a huge effort with many children submitting poems and inspirational essays. We hope to display these in the new year in school.

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Beau Vallon Beach Blitz

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ISS community joined with Ocean Project Seychelles and Seychelles Tourism Board with the daunting task of cleaning up the 2 km stretch of Beau Vallon beach as part of the Ocean Festival week activities. 220 kilograms of rubbish was collected, much of it hidden in the beach crest. The willing volunteers (parents and students alike) shared the task at hand but were shocked to find the rubbish was mostly out of sight on this popular beach and was left by careless beachgoers and not by the relentless tide. Tourists looked on in appreciation of our efforts. Many thanks to all the participants.

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