Opening Ceremony of school year 2018-2019 at VAS Hanoi was officially held on
5th September, 2018.
Nguyen Van Tien, Vice Principal of VAS Hanoi beats the drum to kick off
the new school year
Strong and Smart”, a powerful and meaningful slogan was chosen for this school
year and announced by Mrs Rowena Barnett - Vice Principal, International
Programs in the Opening Ceremony, school year 2018-2019.
Rowena Barnett- Vice Principal, International Programs gave a speech
Inspired by the story of Malala Yousafzai, a
young Pakistani woman who received the Nobel Peace Prize for her courage,
strength and persistence in fighting prejudice and defending righteousness, Mrs
Rowena told 1,200 VASers to " always be smart and go forward
strongly. Be SMART and make good choices about doing your best and about how
you behave and use the wonderful opportunities that you have at VAS Hanoi. Be
STRONG and stick to what is right in every situation, treat everyone you meet
with kindness, be a good friend, stand up against bullies and mean people. Be
stronger than them. If you see someone else being bullied, call it out and
support your friends”.
slogan of school year 2018-2019: "BEING STRONG AND SMART"
A bright Opening Ceremony and a strong slogan
have launched the 12th year of Secondary and High School and 10th year of
Primary School. We hope that VASers and teachers will start the new
school year with energy, effort and success!
photos of the 2018-2019 Opening Ceremony:
Dong Thi Lan, VAS Hanoi Chairperson on stage to receive flowers from the
representatives of People’s Council, People’s Committee in Nam Tu Liem District
Le Phuong Mai, on behalf of the School Board on stage to receive flowers
from Ms. Dong Thi Lan, VAS Chairperson
Trang (right) , The captain of VAS Hanoi Student Council and Quang Nguyen (year
10) delivered a speech to show their feelings on this occasion
representatives of School Parent Association presented flowers to the