First Intellectual School celebrated its anniversary


Nazarbayev Intellectual School of Physics and Mathematics in Astana celebrated its 10th anniversary on January 12, 2019.

In honor of the anniversary the celebration “Zhainai ber, mektebіm” was organized, which brought together graduates, parents, honorary guests and retired teachers. The guests had a chance to see the students’ creative project works at the exhibition “Surprise me”. Also, a photo exhibition “The history of the school in photographs” and the competition “The Battle of the Titans” were organized.

Within the framework of the celebration, the I Alumni Forum was held. More than 120 graduates gathered to discuss topical issues, to share their ideas and to identify areas for further development. The Deputy Chairman of AEO Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools, Nazipa Ayubayeva and representatives of the NIS Alumni Association welcomed the forum participants. The graduates of the first Intellectual School were awarded commemorative breastplates of the Association.

During the event, the graduates and high school students met with representatives of government bodies and business organizations. Among the invited guests were the Vice-Minister of Finance, Ruslan Yensenbayev, a Chairman of the Committee for Youth and Family Affairs of the Ministry of Social Development, Askhat Oralov, a Chairman of the Investment Committee of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan, Yerlan Khairov, an advisor of the LLP Director General of Recycling Company, Saule Zhankuliyev, a designer, ethnologist, and social activist, Khanym Aidash, a designer and artist, Aizhan Zhuzbay.

“The topic of our discussion was related to the digitization of the economy, the skills and professions of the future. There were many interesting questions. The graduates study in many leading universities of the world, some graduates already work in the country and abroad. These young people will do a lot for the development of our Kazakhstan,” wrote Vice-Minister of Finance Ruslan Yensenbayev on his personal page in social networks following the meeting.

At the end of the forum, a big concert was organized. The retired teachers and those teachers who have worked from the opening day were awarded. The laureates of international and republican competitions — the dombra band Zhiger, the school’s chorus, dance groups and the theater of shadows performed on the anniversary stage.

The celebration ended with the congratulations and warm wishes from the statesman, Oralbay Abdykarimov.