Mrs. Penna

Mrs. Penna, who teaches me English in my Junior High school is a wonderful woman. She is fifty years old, and her hair is short and grey. She likes dressing like a 60’s or 70’s woman and she loves shirts. She plays basketball, volleyball and tennis but athletics is her favorite pass-time activity. She loves…

Mr. Konstandine

My favorite teacher is Mr. Konstandine Skondras. He is my history teacher in junior high school. He has been my teacher for 3 weeks. He is about 1.80 m. tall, he is thin and has got a beard on his cheeks. He wears smart clothes, like jeans, shirts, etc. He loves to teach because he…

What we Should be Taught in School

I am writing to express my opinion about what subjects schools should add. At school, students are already learning the basics like science, maths and English, but what else can they learn to have an extra skill in their career? The students are learning science, foreign languages and maths among others. But do they learn…

Mrs Maria

My favourite teacher is Mrs Maria. She was my teacher in elementary school. She taught me greek, history, maths, and geography. She likes dressing strangely every day. She likes taking photos, and she had many photos on her desk. She likes playing tennis at the court every weekend. She is funny because she was always…

A Really Bad Day

One year ago, when I was at school and I was having a lesson, suddenly a storm started and a thunder struck the electricity pillar. The lights switched off and we were hearing a noise coming from the second floor. Many of the girls were scared so much that they started screaming. Our teacher told us to go…

Copying Homework From the Internet

All of us at some point were assigned to do homework by our teacher that needed research to be done in the process, and most of us used the internet to do it and that’s completely fine, but what happens if you just copy something from the internet without changing a single word? Do you…

Should Sports be Compulsory in Schools?

Lately parents of children which are overweight have suggested that sports lessons are optional, not compulsory so the children can decide for themselves what they want to do. Some health experts believe this might be a very big mistake and I agree with them. There are some reasons why sports should not be compulsory in…

Computer Lessons VS Plumbing Lessons

There are many options considering school’s secondary curricula, such as a computer course which can help you a lot because technology evolves tremendously fast lately and computers are getting more and more into our everyday life. A plumbing course could be useful as well because it may help you fix a small problem that might…

Cooking Course

Recently our school has been thinking about offering students a cooking course as part of a pilot program to provide better education. I have been informed about this course and I am going to tell you what it was all about, what we can learn, how it could be improved and also give details about…

The School System in Greece

Most children around the world have to attend school, though not all schools are the same. Some schools have a lot of subjects and are difficult to graduate from, while others are easier and have many deficiencies. In my country we have many subjects at school. Pupils in Greece attend primary school from the age…

An Account of Greek Education

Are all subjects compulsory in Greece at school? A day at school begins at 8.15 and finishes at 14.10. We study a lot of lessons in Greek schools and only a few are optional. Pupils in Greece attend primary school for six years. From the age of twelve to the age of fifteen we go…

My Experience With Language Learning

In Greece at school we learn foreign languages. English is the most popular language all over the world but we learn other European languages too. I started attending foreign language courses at school during the age of eight. I have also been taking private lessons at home. At my school it is compulsory to learn…