On the 16th of August, Surabaya European School celebrated Indonesia’s Independence Day with enthusiasm and spirit befitting the occasion. All the children and staff came dressed in their house team colors. The day started with everyone singing the Indonesian national anthem. After this the students participated in games that were organized by the PE teachers, Mr. Mike and Ms. Rini.
There were traditional games like Marble Race and Sack Race and then other games like Water Balloon Toss and Sponge Race. Everybody enthusiastically tried his or her best. The day finished with a fun Tug of War competition, including a staff versus secondary students. The main purpose of the afternoon was to remember this special day and have a lot of fun. The following were the placing of the house teams on the day: