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St Mary’s School lauded for sound proof music room

St Mary’s School lauded for sound proof music room

Dr Kandarp Singh,the Managing Director,Tetra Pak India Pvt Ltd and other representatives of Tetra Pak and TERI visited St Mary’s School,Dwarka. The visit was a token of their appreciation for the eco-friendly approach and commendable achievement of the school in field of innovative methods of conserving and preserving nature. They felicitated the teachers and students who were actively involved in the phase-4 of Project Search. It included designing an eco-train that travelled to different schools to collect empty tetra pak cartons,which were used to create a state of art sound proof music room. A group of students also co-created the power jacket of the Delhi Times as part of the project. We are into the fifth phase of the Project Search campaign with its focus on Your Cartons-My Classroom. The school won the

second runner up prize for the ‘Joy Of Giving’,a competition organised under the same at DLF Saket. An Award of Recognition was presented to Seema Bali,the Vice Principal of the school,for initiation and successful implementation of innovative school project as part of “Go South Contest” of Project Search.

Skater from Amity School to participate in global meet

You can’t catch her,only your sight can. We are talking about this 14-year-old skater,Musckaan Chauhan,a Class X student of Amity International School,Sector- 46,Gurgaon,for whom skating is not just a sport but a passion. She has been awarded by the Haryana government a number of times and certified by the Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda twice for excellence.This year had been extraordinary as she won gold in every race she played and was appreciated as the ‘Best Skater of The Tournament’,at SGFI Nationals held at Bawana,Delhi. She has been selected for World Inline Skating Championship to be held in Belgium,in August.

Springdales’ students go to UK for exchange programme


This year Springdales School Dhaula Kuan initiated a Cultural Exchange Programme with Archbishop Temple School in Preston,UK. In the first year,five girls and two boys were invited. They were accompanied by Priti Mehra. They also visited London,where they were taken on a tour of the Houses of Parliament and interacted with a Member of Parliament Ben Wallace. They also visited places like Chester,Blackburn,Lake District and Blackpool. On the whole,the programme was a great success. The host families and the head teacher Gill Jackson were very impressed with the delegation and wished to increase the number of students to 15 next year. The school is looking forward to welcome the delegates from ATS in October.

Staff seminar at Springdales School,Pusa Road

A two day Annual Summer Staff Seminar was organised by Springdales School,Pusa Road,on the theme — “Making Learning Visible: The Role of School Communities”. Welcoming the guests the principal Ameeta Mulla Wattal said the quality of education is defined by the quality of learning environment and the role of adults therein. The gathering then paid tribute to the memory of all those who perished in the Himalayan Tsunami in Uttarakhand. Pranab Mukherjee,Director,Alternative Arts was the keynote speaker. On the final day Wattal conducted an interactive session,‘Know Your Impact’,as part of which she carried out self-reflective exercises for the staff. Dr Rajni Kumar,Chairperson,Springdales Education Society,addressed the teachers in the valedictory session. The highly interactive and stirring seminar came to a close with soulful renditions by classical singer,Dr Radhika Chopra.

Students of GIIS,Noida,to go to Singapore

Every year GIIS holds scholarship exams at a national level and it has been the privilege to offer scholarship to deserving Indian student. This year the scholarship tests were held on April 13. Based on the test results,students were shortlisted for general discussion and interview for final selection on May 13. This year seven children have been selected to pursue higher secondary education at GIIS Queenstown,Singapore and the students leave on July2. Rajeev Katyal,Country Director India,Global Indian International School,said,“Every year,we select a handful of students from across India to study at our flagship school in Singapore and it is with great pride I must share that all our scholarship students have managed to get admission in colleges of their choice. Punam Singhal,principal,Global Indian International School Noida,said on this occasion,“GIIS. Noida,is a new school and in the next four years our first batch will be ready to take the Board exams. I am confident that my students will be able to bag the scholarship on merit.