School News March 2018

April 16, 2018
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GRADE - WISE

Grade 9 (Girls)

Annual Examination was concluded on March 4th. This examination contributed towards evaluating the students’ progress and attainment through the year.

Bridge Classes was conducted from March 6th till March 15th. The objective of these classes was to facilitate the smooth academic progression from Grade 9 to Grade 10.

Open House was held on March 27th. The yearly performance of the students was shared with the parents.

INTERNATIONAL TOUR

Switzerland and Paris Tour was organised during this month for five days. Included in the city tour was FIFA Museum, visited Lindt Chocolate Factory Outlet, Lion Monument & Transport Museum, walked across the Chapel Bridge, experience the beautiful scenery enroute to the snowcapped mountains of Jungfrau, travelled by the cog wheel train from Kleine Scheidegg to Jungfraujoch, enjoyed the full day at Jungfrau playing with snow, journey to Mt. Titlis, cable car, rot air & ice flyer, Disneyland, Eiffel tower and Louvre museum.

Thailand Trip was organised from March 24th to 28th. This trip was an opportunity for students to experience a totally different environment. It gave them a truly amazing experience in the company of their friends. Coral Island, Tiger Park, Crocodile Farm, Floating market, Frost Magical Ice of Siam, The Flight of Gibbon, Thai Cooking Class, Safari World & Marine Park and The Emerald Buddha Temple were included.

Dehradun for ten days were organised from March 23rd onwards for Group 1 and from March 24th onwards for Group 2. During this adventure trip, students experienced Robbers Cave, explored FRI (Forest Research Institute), stayed at Kanatal base for camp activities like games, campfire with music & dance performances, abseiling & rock climbing, sky bridge crossing, flying fox, zipline, Tehri Lake to enjoy variety of water sports, trek to Surkanda Devi, Red Chilies Camp in Rishikesh, experienced river rafting, visited Ram Jhula & Lakshman Jhula, Surkanda Devi Temple, Ganga Ghat, astonishing view of Ganga Arti, holistically enlightenment by Yoga session, Kayaking, Rappelling & water fun on bank of river Ganga, trilling camp activities, adventurous trekking to Neerghar Waterfall, went to the Village Government School for Community Services, Tehri Dam for banana boat ride & Jet Ski and Delhi city tour.

Manali Adventure Trips were ogranised from March 20th to 26th for Group 1, from March 23rd to 29th for Group 2 and from March 27th onwards for Group 3. Through this trip, students experienced the nature and adventure getaway in the Valley of Gods – Manali. They enjoyed snow at Gulaba snow point, horse riding activity on the Vyas river bank, evening stroll at mall road, nature and heritage Safari, visited Naggar Castle & Roerich Art Gallery, In Jana we perceive natural water fall, experience the Pahari local food, visited Hidimba Devi Temple, Himalayan Vagabond camp, exciting rafting session, evening activity at camp site, full day hike & Community Service, learn the Local culture & lifestyle, bonfire, overnight in the camp, paragliding & in-house adventure activities, rock climbing, rappelling and zip line.

CAREER CENTRE

A Guidance Session with the University of Groningen (Netherlands) was conducted on March 4th for grade 11 & 12. This session was an opportunity to students & parents to meet university representative/s and get first-hand information about their programs offer, admission requirements, application process & deadlines and fee structure.

A Guidance Session with the University of Adelaide (Australia) was conducted on March 8th for grade 11 & 12. Through this session, students & parents were able to get knowledge about the university’s programs offer, admission requirements, application process & deadlines and fee structure.

Scholarship Test of Amity University Dubai was held on March 30th for grade 12 Science. This test aimed to identify talents students and Amity University Dubai will reward them by offering merit based scholarship. It was also an opportunity for them to get exposure on how a college entrance test is conducted and based on their scores they will be granted scholarship by the University.

CONTINUOUS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Enrichment Series workshop was held on March 10th. This workshop for Schools Counsellors were about managing autistic children in the classroom, sensitizing teachers to children of determination, understanding working memory & its constraints and anxiety – understanding early signs & managing it in adolescents.

CPD program on E-Learning was organised from March 7th till 21st. This training helped us to determine the level and effectiveness of some of our teachers in using ‘Interactive White Boards’.