Our school is located in the town of Strazhitsa situated near the historical city of Veliko Turnovo. It is a small town with administrative functions.The school is the biggest in the area and has students from the town and the neighbouring villages. Some of our students belong to different ethnical groups (Roma, Turks), and others are with special educational needs and take extra classes with professionals. There are also students from the local orphanage.We also have very talented students who take part in national and international contests in different fields- arts, music, literature, sports. The school is in the centre of the cultural life of the municipality and it is involved in all events organized by the local community.The aim of our school is to expand students’ outlook, to show them that being different is something good. We are trying to give them all necessary knowledge to become self-confident and open themselves to the world.