The Suceava County School Inspection Service organized, from May 11 to 15, 2022, the National Interdisciplinary Olympiad of Romanian Language, Literature, Religion, Romanian Culture and Spirituality, Gymnasium Department, 5th-8th grades. The Olympiad was approved by the Ministry of Education in the calendar of national competitions on disciplines in which Romanian students participate, which was held in partnership with the Diocese of Suceava and Radauti and in cooperation with the Bukovina Institute of the Romanian Academy of the Faculty of Education. Speeches of the University of Stefan cel Marie Suceava, the Bukovina Writers Association, the National Museum of Bukovina, the Bukovina Cultural Center, the Suceava Tourism Information and Promotion Center (Suceava County Council), the IG Sibera Library in Bukovina, the Uzina de Apa Architecture Center , Urban culture and landscapes, Putna Monastery, Dragomirna Monastery and Ecclesiastical Youth Centers. EGGER Romania was with the Olympic organizers by sponsoring volumes of fiction dedicated to children and youth, which was a pleasant surprise for high school students participating in the competition.
The 179 high school students, accompanied by 42 teachers from the country’s provinces and the city of Bucharest, took the written test on May 12 and the oral test on May 13, which were conducted at the Dimitri Kantemir School of Economics in Suceava. Together with the organizer of the competition, the Suceava District School Inspectorate, Spiro Harit Suceava College of Informatics, Mihai Emensko Suceava College, Suceava High School with Sports Program, Suceava Orthodox Secondary Theological Seminary Metropolitan Iakob Putniol Putna, Ion Nestor Vikovo de sus Technol Putna High School, Ștefan cel Mare Cajvana Technological Secondary School Mihai Eminescu Dumbrăveni Technological Secondary School Bukovina Forest College, Vasile Lovinescu Fălticeni College, Gymnasium no. 4 Vatra Dornei, Straja Gymnasium School, Bosanci Gymnasium School, Moara Nică Gymnasium School, Grigore Ghica Voievod Gymnasium School Suceava, Ioan Ciurea Fălticeni Gymnasium School, etc., school units that support values and performance in the school environment.
Ionel-Florian Lixandro, Minister of State for Pre-University Education and Relations with Parliament within the Ministry of Education, Romeo Mooyo, Adviser to the Minister of Education, conf.univ. Dr. Vasili Timich, Inspector General of the Ministry of Education, Patriarchal Inspector Aurelian George Gambor, representative of the Roman Patriarchate, Archim. Melchizedek Velinik, Exarch of the Diocese of Suceava and Radauti, Inspector General of the School Inspectorate of Suceava Province, Professor Gregor Bocanci, Deputy Inspector General, Professor Dr.
We recall that the National Interdisciplinary Olympiad of Romanian Language, Literature and Religion Romanian Culture and Spirituality is a national competition for excellence, in which students from all over the country participate, from state education, private and communal, to the class they attend in a year. For the Olympiad, “students with special skills, inclinations and interests in the subjects of the Romanian language, literature and religion (all denominations)”, pre-selected in their districts at the district stage of the competition, as stipulated in the Specific Regulations. The starting point for this Olympic Games was the national competition of the same name, which took place several times in Putna and Suceava, first with only the written test. Since 2019, the competition has included two levels of performance, a gymnasium and high school, a written test, an oral test, and a project test of your choice. The specific regulation states that the Olympics make use of the open and flexible cultural character of the student who is able to perform in pre-university education and addresses creative students, with an age-appropriate cultural horizon, who can draw from elements of cultural anthropology in Romanian language, literature and religion. Students should have the skills to document, read and interpret the message of sacred literary text and non-literary text around the world, related to the aesthetic category of beauty, truth, and goodness. The Olympic Games contain general information rich in meanings of the sacred beauty of the world, as each high school student prepares to participate in the competition taking into account different themes of the age of school programs in two disciplines, Romanian language and literature and religion: Creation as the gift of divine love (Class V); My Universe Family and I (6th grade); a man in communion with his comrades and his deity (seventh row); Love as a form of company and fulfillment (8th grade).
Students who participated in this competition this year enjoyed a rich educational program that resulted in visits to the National Museum in Bukovina, the Royal Inn, the Village Museum, the Museum of Natural Sciences, the Siat Suceava Castle and the medieval churches of the municipality. (Mirăuți, Domnițelor, Sf. Dumitru, Învierii, Sf. Ioan cel Nou de la Suceava, etc.) and stop by the Exposition of Travel and Reverence.
On May 14, 2022, an awards ceremony was held for the students with the best grades after the two competition exams. Thus, the Department of Education, through the Suceava County School Inspection Department, awarded four first prizes, five second prizes, three third prizes, 28 mentions, and 47 special prizes. The diplomas of loyal partners have been added to the above competition, accompanied by books, albums, magazines and useful teaching materials for every high school student who has achieved outstanding results in school performance.
This year’s first prize went to students from the provinces of Mahdini, Argiou and Karai-Severin, where performers from the country received three final marks of 10.00 in the sixth, seventh and eighth grades.
The Suceava district group consisted of four students and achieved remarkable results in the National Interdisciplinary Olympiad in Romanian Language and Literature, Religion, Culture and Spirituality of Romania this year: 3rd prize in 5th grade (Gymnasium School No. 4 in Suceava), 2nd prize in 6th grade (Myron Kostin High School in Suceava), mentioned in grade 7 (Secondary School No. 3 in Suceava) and very good grade in grade 8 (Bogdan Fodi High School (Câmpulung Moldovenesc).