English

For Roots & Wings

On January 11, Joanna Gierak-Onoszko, author of the book entitled The 27 Toby Obed’s  Death Cases. The author told the story of an Inuit who, along with approximately one hundred and fifty thousand other people belonging to the indigenous communities of Canada, was force...

Reading is Absolutely Necessary

Olga Wróbel, literary critic, author of the book blog "Kurzojady" visited Solec during the literary festival. The author talked about her work as a reviewer, her favorite comics, her passion for searching for descriptions of the social situation in the popular literature of t...

Aggression & Music

On the 24th of October 2023, DP1 English group, taught by Joanna Zabczyk-Utri, was visited by two linguists: dr Kamila Miłkowska-Samul and dr Monika Konert-Panek from the University of Warsaw. They gave an interactive  presentation titled: Verbal aggression in an intercu...

I Was a Soldier…

On November 14, the school was visited by Mr. David Kaiser, a Vietnam War veteran, drafted into the American army immediately after graduating from school in 1968 and sent to Saigon (now Ho Chi Minh City) with the task of supporting the South Vietnamese. Together with other f...

Powder Compact and Herstory

On October 25, Karolina Sulej, a journalist, a writer, a curator of the exhibition about women soldiers in the Warsaw Uprising, an activist of the Kraina foundation, came to a meeting with students to talk about her passions and experiences. She studied interdisciplinary cult...

Rakaposhi or Covered with Snow

On October 24, our school was visited by a mountaineer, participant of the first expedition to K2, Mr. Paweł Kubalski. He met with students of class DP1 to talk about human discomfort in the high mountain environment. The mountain lover introduced students to the impact of hi...

At Peace with Oneself

On October 27, there was a meeting with Renata Lis, author of the book entitled "My Beloved and Me." In an interview with Olga Masiuk, Renata Lis talked about her thirty-year experience of being in a relationship with a person of the same sex: about going through difficulties...

Whom Favours Fortune?

During the Mental Health Days, wisdom lovers: Aristotelian Karolina Lewestam and Stoic Tomasz Mazur, together with the meeting participants, considered the nature of happiness. The students asked what happiness is, what tools we need to achieve it, how to arrange our relation...

There is Always Another Wave

On September 19, at the school in Solec, we hosted John Pickett, a geologist, traveler and nature enthusiast who lives in Sydney. He started the meeting by telling a story about an important moment of slipping into a rising wave while surfing, which he compared to seizing the...

Impartiallity Really Matters

On June 14, the school in Solec was visited by Roger Hardy, a long-time BBC analyst for the Middle East, lecturer at Princeton, LSE, Kings College, London, author of books. The guest told about his experience of being a reporter in the Middle East, about direct contact with t...

What is Russia Getting at?

On April 26, a meeting with Piotr Swieciński - a historian, journalist and diplomat, author of the book entitled "The End of the Russian “Mir”? On the Ideological Sources of Russian Aggression” took place in our school. As an introduction, the guest told about impressions of ...

About Anti-Semitism

On April 24, we hosted Bożena Umińska - Keff - a writer associated with the Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw, the author of a book entitled "Antisemitism - an Unfinished Story". The writer began the meeting with a short introduction on polytheistic rel...

My Mountains

On April 13, a meeting dedicated to passion was held in the auditorium. Paweł Kubalski talked about his lifelong fascination with the mountains. It all started in the Tatras, when as a teenager he went exploring caves with a friend. Although the interior of the mountains did ...

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