HSE Secondary School Comes Fifth in Best Russian School Ranking
The Moscow Centre for Continuous Mathematical Education, with the support of the Russian Ministry of Education and Science, has prepared a list of Russia’s 500 best schools. The HSE Secondary School came 5th in the total ranking, rising five positions compared with last year.
The HSE Secondary School came first in the social sciences & economics group, second among the social sciences & humanities group, and fourth in the philology group.
This list of Russia’s best schools has been published for the last five years. The Top-25 takes into account the results of the Basic State Examination in 9th grades and the National School Olympiad. Last year, students of the HSE Secondary School got 10 winner’s and 29 awardee’s diplomas.
‘The ranking demonstrates that the HSE Secondary School offers high-quality education and many opportunities for students to develop their talents. It is essential for us to continue meeting the expectations of our students and their parents’, said Dmitry Fishbein, Director.
In August 2017, the HSE Secondary School came first in the ranking of Moscow schools based on the results of the 2016/17 academic year.
On January 8-14, the city of Almaty hosted the International Zhautykovsky Olympiad (IZO) in mathematics, physics, and computer science. In the computer science competition, HSE Lyceum 11th grader Alexander Potapov won a bronze medal. 84 teams from 21 countries including Norway, Romania, the UAE, and Nepal participated in the Olympiad.
HSE Lyceum senior Dmity Shcheglov was the first Lyceum student to participate in the international Chinese studies competition, which was held in Zhengzhou from October 17 to November 3. He placed among the top ten finalists from Europe.
This summer, students of Asian Studies at HSE Lyceum spent a month in China. They studied at Liaoning Normal University, visited ancient temples, and met the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Secretary-General. The students spoke to HSE News Service about their trip.
A video created by Polina Sotnikova, a student of the ‘Design’ programme at the HSE Lyceum, is being shown as part of the interactive exhibit Gogol in Moscow, which runs until June 2. The work, created in a motion design style, is currently being shown in the museum’s exhibit hall, which attracted tens of thousands of people on Museum Night.
Practically all events hosted by HSE Lyceum are accompanied by a charity fair organized by the student group, Charity Market. Money made from the market is donated to the animal support fund ‘Pick up a Friend’ and to the Kozhukhovsky Shelter, with whom Lyceum students have been cooperating for several years. The HSE news team has the latest news their interesting extracurricular projects.