School Notes


After a keenly fought city finale, the team of Pranav Gokhale and Aditya Palnitkar from Abasaheb Garware Junior College won a place for the Grand Finale to be held at New Delhi. Symbiosis Secondary School was the first runner-up, while Bishop's School and Fergusson College tied for the second runners up. The eight city-level winners will contest for the title at the Grand Finale in Delhi.

Dr DY Patil School celebrates October 2

Students of Padma Shri Dr D Y Patil Public School (primary section) celebrated the birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, and our former prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri. Students of Classes VI and VII gave a speech on the occasion, remembering the two leaders, and also sang bhajan Raghupati Raghava Raja Ram.

Some students, dressed as Gandhiji and Lal Bahadur Shastri, paid homage to the leaders. The function was held under the guidance of Head mistress Catherin Fernandes (primary) and with the co-operation of teachers and staff.

GIIS students cast a spell at first annual concert

Global Indian International School, Chinchwad (GIIS), Chinchwad, celebrated its first annual concert - Shrishti Nirupam - with lots of enthusiasm on October 4 at Ramkrishna More Sabhagrah.

The theme of the concert was based on celebration of life and the content portrayed the fact that living beings coexist in harmony with nature.

The chief guest was Harish Doraiswamy, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and the Chief Operating Officer, Global School Foundation. The inaugural ceremony started with the lighting of the lamp by the chief guest, the principal and the vice-principal of the school. The programme started in a tradition way with a prayer by GIIS teachers' choir to invoke the blessings of the Almighty.

Principal Dr Amrita Vohra presented the first Annual Report of the school. Everybody at the function was happy to hear how GIIS has progressed and has set high expectations in just one year.

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