Investiture Ceremony 2014-2015

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Aashadhi Ekadashi Celebration

DATE: - 9th JULY, 2014
Time: - 7:45 a.m.
Venue: - School Hall

The festival of Ashadi Ekadashi was celebrated with lot of enthusiasm and religious fervour, on Wednesday 9th July in the School Hall. Students from Grade II to Grade VIII participated in large numbers in songs, dances and skits. Students were dressed in traditional costumes which really added colour to the occasion. Teachers of the Marathi Department under the guidance of their HOD, scripted the entire presentation. The importance of the day and the contribution of saints Dnyaneshwar, Tukaram, Eknath, Namdev were highlighted.
A Dindi procession was then taken through the school corridors to the beat of the drums and music of the Lezims to end the festivities.


WINNERS OF THE INTER SCHOOL COMPETITION, JULY 2014

Sr.No.

Competition / Exam Name

Date of Comp.

Organisation

Name of the student

GRADE

Prize / Rank

1.

Maharashtra Talent Search Examination

28/04/2014

Centre for Talent Search and Excellence

Niraj Mahajan

IX

20th Rank State Level Prize

2.

Maharashtra Talent Search Examination

28/04/2014

Centre for Talent Search and Excellence Gargi Kshetramade X Consolation Prize

WINNERS OF THE INTER SCHOOL COMPETITION, JUNE 2014

Sr.No.

Competition / Exam Name

Date of Comp.

Organisation

Name of the student

GRADE

Prize / Rank

1.

EHF National Olympiads

 

01/01/2014

Eduheal Foundation

Aishwarya Ramchandran

VI B

Certificate and Gold Medal

2. Science Talent 31/01/2014 Sir C.V. Raman Science Talent Aishwarya Ramchandran VI B Participation Certificate
3. NELTAS 16/02/2014 NELTAS Sharmad Bhoyar V A 2nd Rank Certificate and Trophy
4. Mathematics Prodigy 07/02/2014 Brihan Mumbai Ganit Adhyapak Mandal Niraj Mahajan IX 6th Rank Cash Prize of Rs. 1050, Trophy and Gold Medal
5. United Youngster Cricket Club Tournament 29/05/204 United Youngster Cricket Club Adwitia Shetty V A Secured 1st Rank and a Trophy
6. 20th All India Pepsi Cup 2014 31/05/2014 Imtiaz Ahmed Cricket Academy, Banglore Parth Sathe VI A Secured a participation certificate
7. Theatre Workshop 25/05/2014 - 30/05/2014 Pravin Kumar Barde Sanoja Kulkarni III A Secured a participation certificate and a trophy

Social Studies Culmination

DATE: - 19th JUNE, 2014
Time: - 7:45 a.m.
Venue: - School Hall
Topic: - The Northern Mountains and the Northern Plains

The students of Grade IV A and IV B conducted a culmination on the Topic - 'The Northern Mountains and the Northern Plains'. The program began with the introduction defining the term "Culmination" and further introduced the culmination topic. The students were divided in two groups: -

Group A - Students explained the importance of Himalayas with the help of charts and Physical map of India. The three parallel mountain ranges and formation of the rivers and waterfalls.

Group B - Students explained the Northern Plains river basins, formation of a delta by the deposition of sediments and division of the river into distributaries and channels when it reaches near the sea.

The culmination ended with a short quiz based on the topic which showed that the students had comprehended the concept clearly.


YOGA CAMP

DATE: - 18th JUNE, 2014
VENUE: - Yoga Institute, Santacruz

Students of Grade V and VI were taken to Yoga Institute located at Santacruz East. They reached the venue at 8:45 A.M. All the students were taken to the main hall of the institute. Mrs. Hansaji, the head of the Institute, delivered a speech about managing anger. She enlightened them on how to live life. She told small stories and incidents. It was a very interactive session.

Then the students were divided into two sections. They performed Talasan, Konasan, Ekapadasan, Sthitaprarthanasan, Stick Pose and Shavasan. Then they were taken to the Lunch room for light snacks and lime juice. Later on the students were divided into four groups. Each group had one or two volunteers and teachers. They were taken into different rooms. The students played games like Faith and Clarity. One group enacted on the given incidents.

Afterwards, they visited the museum and boarded the bus to return to the school. The following teachers were involved in this camp: Mrs. Pradhan, Mrs. Aarti, Mrs. Shobhana, Mrs. Ramya and Mrs. Medha.


INVESTITURE CEREMONY 2014 - 2015

DATE: - 21st APRIL, 2014

The students Prefectural Body is elected in a truly democratic manner. This year too, the school conducted the “Elections” on 21st April by allowing every child from Grade V to Grade X to cast its vote.
The procedure started on 7th April by the Principal announcing the dates for students to submit their nominations for the different posts. The criteria for selection of candidates are based on the following guidelines:

  • Sports achievements
  • On aggregate of 75% in the final exam of the previous year
  • Good Conduct
  • Leadership qualities
  • 95% attendance

The students submitted their nominations to their respective class teachers on 9th April which were scrutinized by the committee on the 16th April, 2014. The short listed students were then called for an interactive meeting by the Principal and the committee members.
On the same day, the names of the students standing for the election were announced and also displayed on the notice boards. The students were given a day for campaigning and putting up charts displaying their capabilities.
The morning of 21st April saw all the students from Grade V to X, go to the School Hall, listen to the speeches of the candidates and decide for which they would cast their precious vote for the Post of Head Girl and Sports Captain.
The votes were then counted by the committee members and the names of the elected candidates were announced by the Principal.
Next was the turn of the House Captains. They too were given a day for campaigning and on 23rd June, the students once again gave their valuable vote to select the suitable candidate for the post of House captain. As soon as the counting was over, the Principal once again announced the names of the elected students.
The prefectural body for the year 2014 – 2015 is as follows: -

Avani Phansalkar Kalash Desai Shreyas Nadkarni Pushkar Dhume Abhita Gokhale Rajus Nagwekar
Head Girl Sports Captain Yellow House Captain Green House Captain Blue House Captain Red House Captain

The Investiture Ceremony was held on 11th June, 2014. The Principal Mrs. Arnavaz Bhagat and Supervisor Mrs. Maya Dhurandhar presented the sash to the newly elected Council Members. An oath taking ceremony followed the presentation of the sash.

Head Girl, Miss Avani Phansalkar, gave a motivating speech. The ceremony ended with a vote of thanks by Mrs. Shobhana Samant.


WINNERS OF THE INTER SCHOOL COMPETITION, APRIL 2014

Sr.No.

Competition / Exam Name

Date of Comp.

Organisation

Name of the student

GRADE

Prize / Rank

1.

ISPL Inter School Premier League

(Under 8)

 

02/02/2014

AJMERA I-LAND Sports Academy

Ishita Kulkarni
Ovee Tulaskar
Eva Mehandare
Pari Mehandare
Harsh Modi
Smit Sardesai

II A
II A
II A
II B
II A
II A

5th Rank
13th Rank
15th Rank
30th Rank
35th Rank
36th Rank

2. Elementary Grade Exam 25/09/2013 Maharashtra State Government Shreyas Nadkarni
Swanand Wagh
VIII
VIII
Grade A
Grade A
3. Intermediate Grade Exam 27/09/2013 Maharashtra State Government Sinikta Joshi
Siddhi Mahale
IX
IX
Grade A
Grade A
4. Badminton Tournament (Under 10) 08/02/2014 Vile Parle Mahila Sangh Sharayu Kulkarni V A Certificate and Trophy
5. Budokan Karate Championship (Under 20) 16/02/2014 Orient Budokan Academy Snehal Mohile VII A Certificate and Medal
6. Aerospace Day 14/02/2014 India First Foundation School Neeraj Mahajan
Gargi Kshetramade
IX
X
Participation Certificate
7. Gymnastics State Championship 19/02/2014 Maharashtra Amateur Gymnastics Association Anushka Patwardhan
Meera Kapade
X
X
2nd Rank 2nd Rank
8. National Olympaids 01/01/2014 Eduheal Foundation Hrutam Virkar X Selected for Level 2

Event and Activities for the month of April 2014:

SATYANARAYAN POOJA

DATE: - 30th APRIL, 2014

Satyanarayan pooja was held on 30th April, 2014 in the school premises. The pooja started at 7:30 a.m. and continued till 9:00 a.m. The entire teaching and non-teaching staff attended the pooja. The pooja was followed by delicious lunch which was enjoyed by all.


SUPW FIELD TRIP

DATE: - 22nd APRIL, 2014
VENUE: - Kishan Gopal Rajpuriya Vanprasthashram, Uttan

The students of Grade IX and X visited the 'Kishan Gopal Rajpuriya Vanprasthashram' as a part of their SUPW Curriculum. They reached the Venue at 8:30 a.m., Colonel Sawant gave a brief history of the setting up of the Vanprasthashram. He informed them that it started with two inmates and at present the strength is 103. They celebrate all the festivals of all religions and arrange picnics for all the aged people. There is a recreation room where various games are organised.

The children had brought gifts for each of the inmates and organised games. Some had brought home made sweets to distribute among the old people. They interviewed the inmates (sharing their joys and sorrows) and clicked photos. The inmates were extremely happy and touched by our children's respectful behaviour towards them. The children left the place with happy and sweet memories.

Teacher In-charge: - Mrs. Mrudula Pradhan and Mrs. Rovina Fernandes


KALA DARPAN (Art and Craft Exhibition)

DATE: - 16th APRIL, 2014
VENUE: - School Hall

An Art and Craft Exhibition 'KALA DARPAN' was held on 16th April, 2014. Inauguration of the exhibition was done by our Principal, Mrs. Arnavaz Bhagat. In 'KALA DARPAN', there was a display of all art and craft articles done by our students from Grade I - X. Various topics like sketches, landscapes, design, memory drawing, nature drawing, object drawing, ceramic work and variety of craft work were well displayed. All the students from Grade I - X got the golden opportunity to visit the exhibition as well as to enhance their own creativity.

Teacher In-charge: Mrs. Geetanjali Mahale and Mrs. Panna Parulekar

   

   

   

   

   

   

   

   


DAY / DATE

ACTIVITY / EVENT

Monday
10/03/2014

 School re-opened for Std. IX and Std. X

Thursday
03/04/2014

 School re-opened for Std. II to Std. VIII

Thursday
10/04/2014

School reopens for Std I

ORIENTATION FOR GRADE I

DATE: - 11th MARCH, 2014
VENUE: - School Hall

An Orientation was conducted for parents of Grade I, by the Principal Mrs. Arnavaz Bhagat. The teachers of Grade I were present for this orientation. Welcoming the parents of Grade I, the Principal brought out the importance of all around development of every child. The aims and objectives of the school, which make it unique from other schools were highlighted.

The parents were informed of all the co-curricular activities like yoga, karate, dance and music, which are conducted during the regular classes and a Powerpoint presentation showing these activities was shown to the parents.

The Principal urged the parents not to stress their child and make them 'marks' oriented, as it was more important that the child enjoys the school experience and is moulded into a disciplined and well behaved student.


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