Sports Day for Pre-primary to class II was held on Saturday the 16th of February 2019 in the school grounds. All the races were designed according to the theme “Fun At Farm”. The event began with a drill dance. Various elements of a farm – sowing, watering, feeding the animals added variety to the races displaying co-ordination and gross motor skills of the students. Finally it was time for parents and grandparents to show their athletic skills through a variety of races arranged for them.
It was the second season of Lit Fest 2018-19, on JG campus. Each of the assembly held throughout the Lit Fest highlighted literature beyond what is taught in the classroom. Lingua Café came up alive with Wax Museum and its characters, the purpose of this fest was not only to provide entertainment, but also to celebrate and emphasize the importance of writing, reading, expressing and listening beyond what is taught in classroom.
Students of class I presented their novel “The Cat in the hat” on 12-02-19 in school auditorium, in the form of play and dance. The chief guest was Mr. Aalap Tripathi. Mr. Aalap Tripathi is a copy writer, content writer, film maker and a theatre personality. Students compared and contrasted the experiences of the characters in the story. They also learned that they should not trust any stranger in one go.
Grade VII throughout the year has read the novel Malgudi Days written by R. K. Narayan and on 8th February, 2019 they brought to life the stories from this novel. The chief guest was Ms. Anurita Rathore who is a senior journalist and media professional, with an experience that spans two decades. Along with her fair for writing, she is engaged with several creative initiatives in arts, literature and lifestyles. Parents of Grade VII students were specially invited to witness the amusing plays put up by the students.
Lit Fest was conducted in JGIS from 04/02/2019 till 12/02/2019. On 7th February, Grade 6 had performed a short act of the novel ‘The Phantom Tollbooth’ by Norton Juster. The Chief Guest for the event was Ms. Meera Trivedi. She is a radio broadcaster and has hosted many shows with BBC Radio. All the parents of Grade 6 were invited to watch the programme. The day ended with meeting a famous personality’s spirit in the Wax Museum at the Lingua Café. And then the Chief Guest was also called to give her valuable feedback. Mrs.
Students of Grade 2 brought alive the novel “Jungle book” written by Rudyard Kipling on 6th February, 2019 as a part of LIT FEST 2019. The purpose of this festival is not only to provide entertainment, but to celebrate and emphasize the importance of writing beyond what is required in school. It also helps the students to showcase their talent so that they can avoid stage fear. Moreover, it gives equal opportunity to each and every child.
‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’, a novel written by Roald Dahl ,was read by the students of grade III throughout the year. Therefore, on 5th February 2019 the novel was brought alive by the students themselves in the form of a play and dance. The Chief guest for the day was Ms. Sargam Majrawala, a textile designer by profession, turned into a baker and confectioner by passion. A special invitation was given to the parents too, to witness the show and encourage the students.
Students of class IV presented their novel “The Wizard of Oz” by L. Frank Baum on 04-02-19 in the school auditorium, in the form of a play. The story was divided into three parts and thus the main characters were portrayed by the students of all the three sections. The chief guest for the day was Ms. Kusum Chopra. A woman’s point of view, empathy in examining logically, and verbal emoting characterize her writing.
70th Republic Day was celebrated on the Football ground in JGIS premises on 26th January, 2019. The programme began with welcoming the guest viz. honourable Chairman, Shri John Gee Vargese, President ASIA, Mr. K.L.N. Sastry, Executive Director, Mr. M.P.Chandran, other trustees, members of managing committee followed by flag hoisting.
Expressions- a carnival of creations was a genuine and enriching journey of experimenting, learning and experiencing various subjects from multiple angles and approaches for students from the Kindergarten to grade XII, across all the Boards.
The second edition of JGMUN took place on 19th and 20th January, 2019. Early morning registrations were followed by the opening ceremony, attended by the Principal, Ms. Kavita Sharma, Manager Administration and HR, Ms. Rekha Anil and Manager Parent Relations and Academics, Ms. Rema Nair. The conference was inaugurated by the Secretary General, Mr. Dhruv Sachchade followed by the initiation of the committees.
JG International School organized their Annual Sports Day on 5th January, 2019 with great enthusiasm and excitement. Around 300 students from class III to XII participated in various races like 50mtrs flat race, 100mtrs, 200mtrs and relay for the final day events. The highlight of the day was the School Relay and teachers’ games. The Executive Director, Mr. M.P. Chandran, Principal, Ms. Kavita Sharma and the Parents were invited to witness the event and cheer the children.
Poetry and Rhymes help to develop self-expressions. When reciting poem students are given the freedom to express feelings to their audience.
The Opening Ceremony of the eleventh JG Cup Football Tournament 2018 was organised by JGIS on 27th December, 2018. This mega event spanning 5 days had 35 teams participating and competing under two categories : inter school boys and inter school open boys from all over Gujarat. The Chief Guest of the evening was none other than our Chairman, Shri John Geevargese. The occasion was graced by Executive Director, Mr. M. P. Chandran who is also the Chairperson, Organising Committee of JG Cup Football Tournament, our Principal, Ms.