school notes: Devine students shine in badminton

school notes: Devine students shine in badminton

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Students of the Devine Public School in Dharampur (Himachal Pradesh) were winners in the under-14 inter-district badminton tournament held at Government Senior Secondary School in Barotiwala.

Five students of the school,including Goransh,Saurav,Ali Shekh,Nihal and Suraj had participated in the tournament. Goransh has been selected for the state team.

Computer quiz at Paragon Convent

A Computer quiz,to sharpen the curiosity of students about the information age,was held at Paragon Convent School on 31st August.

‘How can we know more and yet be sure of what is constantly being bombarded at us through the Internet?’ was the aim of the quiz. It was conducted by Mrs Sonakshi Bhardwaj along with teachers of Classes III,IV and V.


The quiz aimed at updating us with the latest news in the IT field along with numerous topics related to computer functions to get familiar with. It was judged by senior faculty members and principal Mrs Dhwani Boparai.

Saupin’s students visit hospital,post office

Saupin’s School,Panchkula organised an educational outing to a hospital and post office for tiny tots.

At the hospital,the kids were told there were doctors and nurses who took care of patients,while the children themselves shared their experiences of when they visited hospitals.

They were later taken to the post office and told about postage stamps and the procedure of how letters were delivered from one place to another. Also,they were shown the letter box and the mail van.

RIMT students visit Traffic Park

To co-ordinate the outside world with classroom teaching,RIMT World School sent Classes Pre-Nursery and Nursery on a visit to the ‘Traffic Park’ on September 24th.

The students were introduced to the world of traffic lights,zebra crossings and miniature buildings. The aim of the visit was to introduce the tiny tots to the basic rules of traffic and safety on roads.

Founder’s Day at St. Xavier’s School

The hostellers of St. Xavier’s Senior School,Chandigarh gave an enchanting performance on the 30th Founder’s Day.

Mr I William Gosain,vice-chairman of St. Xavier’s group of schools,welcomed the hosteller’s parents and staff from all branches of St. Xavier’s schools.

The highlights of the show were a classical dance,western dance and performances on famous Bollywood numbers from the movie ‘Dabang’.

Later,the senior boys presented a foot-tapping ‘Bhangra’ performance.

The show ended with a surprise item by the staff which made the whole audience dance along.

Mr Andrew J Gosian,chairman of St. Xavier’s group of schools,thanked all parents and staff,especially Ms Sharon,warden of the girls’ hostel and her team,Mr Richard Shear,warden of the boys’ hostel and his team for putting up the show and for their untiring efforts and support to the management.

British School students at Sukhna Lake

Around 100 Nursery students of The British School,Sector 12,Panchkula visited the Bird Sanctuary at the Sukhna Lake.

The teachers sensitised the students about the important role migratory birds play as they provide critical links within the vast food chains. Ms Shreya Goel ,one of the teachers,said the annual migration of hundreds of migratory birds to Sukhna Lake is an awe-inspiring phenomenon.

Meanwhile,director of the school,Ms Geetika Sethi said,“We celebrate ‘World Tourism Day’ on 27th September each year and this year we took our children to the Sukhna Lake. Such educational visits form a part of the curriculum these days and are very beneficial for the child’s development.”

Purple Day at RIMT World School

The spirit of schooling for tiny tots at RIMT World School is ‘fun with learning’. The theme for this week was the vibrant colour ‘Purple’. The RIMTians could be seen adorned in purple attire,while purple balloons brought much-required energy and enthusiasm in the children. The classboards were adorned with purple tulips,egg plants,grapes and other purple-coloured objects.

I-Day at GB International School

The students and teachers of GB International School celebrated the 67th Independence Day with great fanfare on 15th August,2013. The function started with the unfurling of the National Flag by chief guest Mr Sandeep Bansal,director GBIS,Mrs Anshu Bansal,director HR,GBIS along with principal Mr Surinder Arora and manager Mr Dharampal Singh.

This was followed by the National Anthem and march past by students of Classes V-XII.

The day’s events comprised an inter-house group singing competition with the chief guests and principal judging it. This was followed by speeches in English and Hindi by students,recalling the contributions of our freedom fighters. The programme ended with a dance performance by Class VI students on the song ‘Vande Matram’. In his nostalgic address,principal Mr Surinder Arora gave a clarion call to the younger generation to live up to the expectations of the motherland and become responsible citizens,while preparing themselves to serve the nation as good leaders,administrators,engineers and doctors.

Extempore at GB International


An Inter-House competition “Extempore” was organised for students of Classes V to X on 22 August. Through this competition their confidence,pronunciation,cognizance and presentation of subject-matter was judged. The event was considered to be fruitful and conducive for each and every student.