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Ganesh Chaturthi Celebration

Date: - 28th August, 2014
Venue: - School Hall

Ganesh chaturthi was celebrated with a great enthusiasm by all the students of the school. The celebration began with lightening of the diya. Manaswini Barve, a student from Grade IV B compared the entire programme. Students from Grade I to IV sang a Hindi song. There was a speech on significance of Ganesh Chaturthi by Vedangi Borikar, student of Grade VI B. There were two dances performed by students of Grade VIII, IX and X. Students of Grade VI and VII sang a Marathi song.

An encouraging speech was given by the Principal Mrs. Arnavaz Bhagat. the programme ended by the Vote of thanks given by Alok Dandekar from Grade IV.


SCIENCE EXHIBITION

Date: - 27th August, 2014
Venue: -Physics Laboratory

The students of Grade VI assembled working models based on the various topics related to Science such as Energy, Reflection, Electricity, Electric current and Air pressure. Students displayed the exhibists and explained their working to the Principal Mrs. Arnavaz Bhagat and the Supervisor Mrs. Maya Dhurandhar. Students came out with innovative ideas and presented the projects under the able guidance of the science teachers. The efforts of the students and the teachers were appreciated by the Principal, whose encouraging words boosted their morale and inspired them to participate whole heartedly during the display session.


QUIZ COMPETITION

Date: - 27th August, 2014
Venue: - School Hall

The students of Grade VIII, IX and X were given a questionnaire on 21st August, 2014. Based on the score in this questionnaire, one student from each house was shortlisted from each class respectively. The Quiz contest was conducted by Mrs. Ramya Narsana, who explained the rules to be followed during the Quiz contest before starting with the rounds. The questions were based on Literature, History, Geography, General Knowledge and Current Affairs. After two initial rounds, there was a Pass-It-On Round, Rapid Fire Round and a Visual Round.

Mr. Bhavesh Dubey and Mrs. Rovina Fernandes were the scorekeepers and Mr. Prasad Gaonkar was the time keeper. The results were announced by Mrs. Rovina Fernandes. The vote of thanks was given by Mrs. Tripti Iyer.

Rank House Points
First Savarkar House 45
Second Naidu House 40
Third Tagore House 35
Fourth Nehru House 30

VISTAURA 2014 - ANTIQUITY INTERSCHOOL COMPETITION

Date: - 23rd August, 2014
Venue: - Gundecha Education Academy, Kandivali

Students participated in nine different events in this competition. The students won a Trophy and Certificates in the events as follows: -

I. Rashtra Vandan (Hindi Recitation or Song): -
1. Siddhant Shahapurkar VI A
2. Ria Panicker VI A
3. Sharvari Khopatkar VI A
4. Shreya Velankar V A
5. Arushi Shukla V A

II. Traditional Folkore (Marathi): -
1. Sanmitra Narvekar VI B
2. Prajakta Mungekar VI B
3. Aditya Velankar VI A
4. Atharva Mehendale V B


Independence Day

Date: - 15th August, 2014

The Sixty eighth Independence Day was celebrated by the school. Flag hoisting was done on the school ground followed by the prayer. The Principal gave a speech on the contribution of the freedom fighters to our freedom struggle. She emphasized upon importance of valuing and protecting our independence and sovereignity.

Students of Grade I to V sang a patriotic song to bring out the importance of our Independence day. The Head girl, Ms. Avani Phansalkar gave a speech to commemorate the freedom fighters and our great leaders.

The Principal, Mrs. Arnavaz Bhagat presented the certificates to the winners of the Art and Essay Competition held on the occassion of World Conservation Day and the winners of the debate competition. The students were encouraged and appreciated for their efforts and hard work by the Principal.


Gokul Ashtami and Parsi New Year Celebration

Date: - 14th August, 2014

The programme began by a group song by the students from Grade I to V. This was followed by a cultural dance to bring out the importance of our freedom. The cultural dance ended with the students paying their respect to our freedom fighters and social reformers.

Atharva Mehendale (Grade V) and Rugveda Salunkhe (Gade VII) gave a speech on our freedom struggle and how we should protect our society from evils such as terrorism and the discrimination on the basis of religion, caste and creed. This was followed by a classical marathi song. Snehal Mohile (Grade VII) spoke on the cultural significance of Parsi New year. The students of Grade I to V performed a skit based on the mythological background of Janmashtami under the guidance of Nisha teacher, Rashmi teacher and Jasma teacher.

The vote of thanks was proposed by Jasma teacher (I - V) and Sameena teacher (VI - X). The participation of the students and their efforts were appreciated by the Principal, whose inspiring words boosted their morale and encouraged them.


English Culmination - Grade III

Date: - 4th August, 2014

Topic: - The Cycle of Seasons

The students of Grade III A and III B conducted a culmination on a poem 'The cycle of Seasons' by Lakshmi Mitra. The program began with the introduction defining the "culmination" and then each stanza of the poem was explained through a short skit. There was a small powerpoint presentation on seasons.

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


Lokmanya Tilak Punyatithi

Date: - 1st August, 2014

To commemorate Lokmanya Tilak on his punyatithi, the school conducted a Handwriting Competition for grade I to X. Students were given a short extract based on the life of Bal Gangadhar Tilak to write. The students participated with great enthusiasm. The teachers selected the best three from each class. The celebration was a sign for the students to be proud and inspire themselves with strong dedication for our land and our country.

Winners of the Handwriting Competition: -

Grade Name of the Student Rank
I Ameya Gogate First
I Ananya Deorukhkar Second
I Tanmay Gurav Third
II Shamika Acharya First
II Isha Khandekar Second
II Mayuri Damle Third
III Prisha First
III Eva Mehendale Second
III Ojas Phene Third
IV Manaswini Barve First
IV Jihan Gome Second
IV Samiksha Palekar Third
V Sahil Chavan First
V Mehek Gandhi Second
V Harshi Shah Third
VI Shreya Gogate First
VI Anushka Acharya Second
VI Pallavi Joglekar Third
VII Divyangi Pandit First
VII Vaibhavi Vichare Second
VII Riya Deorukhkar Third
VIII Manasi Walawalkar First
VIII Sakshi Parulekar Second
VIII Arundhati Vaidya Third
IX Manas Kangutkar First
IX Rutvi Rege Second
IX Sai Godbole Third
X Reva Naik First
X Shivani Golatkar Second
X Aditya Shroff Third

World Nature Conservation Day

Date: - 28th July, 2014

On the occassaion of World Nature Conservation Day, the school conducted "Drawing Competition" for grade I & II and "Essay Writing Competition" for grade III to X to create awareness about the precious natural resources the Earth is bestowed with.

The students of grade I & II showed their creativity through drawing and expressed their views by writing beautiful slogans.

The students of grade III - X expressed their views through the medium of essay.

The winners of the same are as follows: -

1. Arya Vichare - I B
2. Maitreyee Mahale - II A
3. Ovee Tulaskar - III B
4. Manaswini Barve - IV B
5. Sharmad Bhoyar - V A
6. Arya Muzumdar - VI B
7. Rugveda Salunkhe - VII B
8. Vidisha Navalkar - VIII
9. Manisha Bhide - IX
10. Gargi Kshetramade - X


Manache Shlok

Date: - 25th July, 2014

'Manache Shlok' competition was held at Parle Tilak Vidyalaya Association (P.T.V.A.). All schools under P.T.V.A. participated in this event. Winners were awarded with a certificate: -

Rank Name of the Student Grade
First Oorv Devasthali VII
Fourth Gayatri Sathe X

Marathi writer Mr. Ratnakar Matkari visits the school

Date: - 18th July, 2014

Mr. Ratnakar Matkari, an eminent Marathi writer addressed the students of Grades IX and X. One of his lessns 'Veg' is a part of the curriculum and through interaction with the students he was able to guide them and enhance their knowledge - not only for this lesson but by giving valuable inputs he widened their horizon about the language and its beauty. He was felicitated by the Principal on this occassion.


Interhouse Debate Competition

Date: - 18th July, 2014
Venue: - School Hall

Topic: - Does one need an Academic degree to bring about a change in society

Nehru House (For)

Sr. No. Name of the Student Grade
1. Asavari Vaidya X
2. Kavish Shah IX
3. Shivani Manohar VIII

Naidu House (Against)

Sr. No. Name of the Student Grade
1. Zil Shah X
2. Manas Kangutkar IX
3. Ved Barve VIII

Tagore House (For)

Sr. No. Name of the Student Grade
1. Shriya Marathe X
2. Viraj Pandit IX
3. Shreyas Nadkarni VIII

Savarkar House (Against)

Sr. No. Name of the Student Grade
1. Amruta Kambli X
2. Neeraj Mahajan IX
3. Vidisha Navalkar VIII


Inter House Chess Competition Winners

RANK U/10
BOYS
U/10
GIRLS
U/12
BOYS
U/14
BOYS
U/14
GIRLS
U/16
BOYS
U/16
GIRLS
1 Avaneesh Khadye
IV A
Ishita Kulkarni
III B
Maitreya Chitale
V A
Shreyas Nadkarni
VIII
Bhargavee Chavarkar
VII A
Advait Vaidya
X
Tejaswi Shetty
X
2 Rajas Rege
IV B
Manaswini Barve
IV B
Aaroh Patwardhan
VI B
Atharva Varde
VIII
Shruti Irap
VII A
Vighnesh Pai
IX
Sayali Manjrekar
X
3 Samar Kamat
IV B
Tanisha Prabhu
IV B
Samahit Juvekar
VI B
Atharva Hardikar
VII B
Sonia Satam
VI A
Viraj Pandit
IX
Rujuta Manjrekar
X

Note: - The grid colours denote the respective house of the students.


Inter House Carrom Competition Winners

RANK U/12
BOYS
U/12
GIRLS
U/14
BOYS
U/14
GIRLS
U/16
BOYS
U/16
GIRLS
1 Samahit Juvekar
Grade VI
Sanmitra Narvekar
Grade VI
Tanuj Joshi
Grade VII
Rashmi Gokhale
Grade VII
Priyas Nagarkar
Grade X
Esha Karkhanis
Grade IX
2 Sarthak Naik
Grade VI
Vedanti Sawant
Grade VI
Shreyas Nadkarni
Grade VIII
Shreya Patil
Grade VIII
Yash Bandekar
Grade X
Amruta Kambli
Grade X
3 Rohin Naik
Grade VI
Tanvi Chavande
Grade VI
Shreyas Desai
Grade VII
Prutha Kokate
Grade VII
Vedaant Pandit
Grade X
Saee Tipnis
Grade X

Note: - The grid colours denote the respective house of the students.


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 favour, on Wednesday 9th July in the School Hall. Students from Grade II to Grade VIII participated in laps numbers in songs, dances and students 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
3. Ganit Pradnya Examination 14/07/2014 Ganit Adhyapak Pratishthan, Mumbai 1. Niraj Mahajan
2. Swayam Mestry
3. Mansi Mestry
IX
V
V
Gold Medal
Silver Medal
Silver Medal

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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