Special Physic-mathematical School after Artashes Shahinyan under the Auspices of Yerevan State University was founded in 1965 by academician Ar. Shahinyan’s immediate initiative.
The school, being the unique one in its type and quality, has been faithful to its mission for about 40 years. During the last 38 years it has taken a great number of initiatives In 1994, when Armenians were in serious social- economic condition and the science and education were pushed back Ar. Shahinyan ‘s Physic-mathimatical Public Boarding School under the auspices of YSU took new initiative to organize teachers’ annual methodological scientific conference. During these ten years it has not only survived but also increased its activity involving regional teachers.
The science union has been managed by such well-known and respectable scientist-pedagogues as academician E.Ghazaryan, professor H.Yeritsyan, Bachelors of Science of physics and mathematics F. Melik-Adamyan, A.Vagharshakyan, O.Mikaelyan, E. Youzbashyan and honored pedagogue of physic-mathematical school R. Martirosyan.
The work of science union has been organized in 2 groups: mathematics’ and physics’. Some of the interesting and valuable reports have been printed in different science systematic periodicals.
In 2003 the jubilee 10th science conference coincided with the foundation of Shahinyan’s corner , which was opened up by aesthetic-educational centre at school.
Three departments of mathematics, physics and informatics work in our school.
Experienced specialists and manage correspondingly the following sections of Armenian Language and Literature, Russian, Foreign Languages, History and Geography, Chemistry and Biology.
The school is rich in technical equipment. The laboratories of Chemistry and Biology as well as Physics are provided with necessary material and installation.
The Informatics Lessons are held in 2 studies with 20 computers. Free internet has been provided by Project Harmony since 2002 which students use every day from 15 to 18. Our school pays great attention not only to student’s mental activities but also to their physical health. Big tennis court, basketball and volleyball fields help to realize the above mentio-ned program. The school has got psychological support.
It is rich in reading and specialized Literature which is enjoyed by the students and workers. We often organize intellectual competition- games , welcome festivals by the help of aesthetic-education centre. Permanent work and effort of the authority ,all the departments ,the methodical unions ,the laboratories and studies, the library as well as the aesthetic- –education centre and all the staff work is aimed at contributing the efficiency of teaching and educational activities.
If needed the school provides comfortable hostel rooms.