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False ceiling collapses in Thessaloniki school, teacher rescues pupils in last minute

The false ceiling of a classroom in an elementary school in Thessaloniki, collapsed on Thursday morning and it was only due to the teacher’s sharp observation that the 23 pupils of the 6th Grade escaped without harm the disaster of metal bars and debris falling on their heads. At the …

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Racist students with hoods drag 14-year-old pupil out of classroom in Central Greece

A 14-year-old student fell victim of an unprecedented and horrifying racist attack at a high school of Istiaia, in central Greece. The boy was dragged outside the classroom by a group of older students wearing hoods. According to the mother’s complaint to newspaper avgi,, initially a group of 5-6 youngsters …

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Police fires tear gas at neo-nazi youth in Thessaloniki school (videos)

Riot police fired tear gas and flash grenades into a high school yard in Stavroupoli, Thessaloniki, after neo-nazi youth started throwing stones and petrol bombs at them. Riot police was deployed to the vocational school EPAL on Wednesday morning to separate fascist and anti-fascist youth groups, while it is not …

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Two school classes in Thessaloniki suspended due to coronavirus outbreak

  Two primary school classes in Thessaloniki were suspended due to a large number of Covid-9 infections among the pupils, the Ministry of Education announced on Wednesday. These are the first classes that close down due to the pandemic, just eight days after the start of the new school season …

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School in northern Greece demands removal of Maradona graffiti

A graffiti portraying Maradona has created tension between local and school authorities in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, with the latter demanding its removal. The parents association and the principal of the 3rd elementary school in Kalamaria Municipality demand the removal of the graffiti claiming the lifestyle of the football legend cannot …

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Kavala: Teacher there, books there, but class-room yet to be constructed

Books are there, the teacher is there, her chair too. Only the class-room is missing. The 5th grade teacher is standing on the platform where a container class room will be installed. Four days are left before the pupils of the 5th elementary school in Chrysoupolis flock to the school …

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Greece 2020: Starving child faints after unemployed parents pay taxes

A starving student recently collapsed on the way home and fell to the ground in front of the eyes of stunning passersby. The incident took place in Pyrgos, southern Peloponnese. According to  local media, both parents are unemployed and had hardly any money left after they paid their taxes to …

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Religious leaflets with homophobic content distributed in Athens school

“Homosexuality is the peak of all sins, worse than murder.” Religious leaflets with homophobic content were distributed in a school in Athens and triggered a social outrage. Leaflets with homophobic distributed among students of a school in Athens have triggered a social outrage. The leaflet quotes a religious man saying …

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Extreme bullying in elementary school in Thessaloniki; police investigates

A case of extreme bullying has taken place in an elementary school in Thessaloniki with police to investigate the issue. Pupils of the 2. grade have forced a classmate to lick one of the school toilets after the girl lost a beat in a game with an unprecedented “punishment” for …

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Crete: 16-year-old student goes to school with a gun – Arrested

Unprecedented incident in a high school in Messaras Central Crete: a 16-year-old student went to school with a gun in his bag. He reportedly showed the gun to a classmate. Police investigates. The incident took place short before the morning prayer. It was a parent who denounced the incident to …

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Unknown perpetrators attack school in Patras with fire bombs

Unknown perpetrators have fired at least 8 Molotov cocktail bombs at the office of the director of a Gymnasium in Patras, North-West Peloponnese on Tuesday morning. Computers, printers and documents were destroyed. Firefighters were alerted to the fire by the school superintendent short after 7a.m. The perpetrators smashed the window …

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Avlonas Prison School for Young Offenders wins EPEA Prize.

The Gymnasium and Lyseum at Avlonas Prison for Young Offenders has won the 2018 International Day of Education in Prison (IDEP) Contest. The Prize was won by a group of teachers and students of the Gymnasium and Lyceum that operates within the Avlonas Prison for Young Offenders, for which Sofia …

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2,700 liters of heating oil stolen from school in mountainous Siatista

The director of Technical high-school (EPAL) in Siatista tried in vain to start the heating on Wednesday morning. The system did not work even though 2,700 liters of heating oil were delivered just one day earlier. When he went to check the tank he found out that not a single …

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Detached ceiling fan injures pupils in Thessaloniki school

Two elementary school pupils were injured when the ceiling roof fan detached and fell on the children in the class. The class in one of the rooms of the 5th Elementary School of Thessaloniki had just started on Thursday morning, when the teacher turned the fan on. Within minutes the …

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