Grandparents are our heritage and an important part of our family. On 21st September 2016 our school celebrated Grandparents’ Day. It was a special day for all those who attended the programme and for us, as it gave us a chance to interact with an age group that is most often, overlooked. The event started by welcoming the grandparents with Hindi and English songs followed by games specially arranged for them. They also had fun dancing with their grandchildren and reliving their childhood.
Inter house Hindi Declamation Competition for juniors and seniors was held on 9th September 2016. The junior category having participants from grade VII & VIII and the senior category having participants from grade IX & X. Each category had 8 participants. The judges for the competition were Ms. Neelam Rathi and Ms.Archna Upadhyay. Scorer was Bindu Raphael. The winners of the Junior Category were: 1st Rudra Patel of VII B, 2nd Riya Rajan of VII C, 3rd Krishna Gujjar of VII A, 4th Aditya Pillai of VII C.
The Pre primary section conducted the “Fancy dress show” in the auditorium on 01/09/2016. All the five classes namely Nursery, Jr.Kg. A, Jr.Kg. B, Sr.Kg A and Sr.Kg. B had different themes.Nursery children became characters of stories like The Red Hen,Goldilocks and the 3 Bears,The Thirsty Crow etc.The students of Jr Kg were dressed as Musical Instruments like Drums,Bells,Tabla,Xylophone etc.
Inter House quiz competition for the year 2016-17 was held on 26th August 2016. The competition was conducted for two categories, the junior category having participants from grade V to VIII and the senior category having participants from grade IX to XII. Each group had 3 participants. The Junior Quiz was conducted by Ms.Sujata Dastidar and the Senior quiz was conducted by Ms.Kavitha Rajesh. Scorers were Bindu Raphael and Shila Singh.
Janamashtami Celebration on 24th August 2016
Janamashtami Celebration was held on 24th August 2016. A dance was performed by the students showing different avatars of Lord Krishna. A Krishna song was sung by the students. The program was followed by the aarti of Lord Krishna.
Independence Day was celebrated with great fervor on 15th August, 2016.
On that day the national flag was hoisted by the chairman of our school. A patriotic song was sung after that and the entire gathering was addressed by the chairman. Then everyone proceeded to the auditorium and we had our theme performed there by a group of teachers and students. The theme for the day was ‘Sarfaroshi- the tale of freedom Part II’.
The English Declamation Competition was held on the 29th of July, 2016. Young talents rose to the occasion as they delivered famous speeches by popular personalities. The students were judged on the following criteria: Memorization, selection, diction, eye contact, ability to hold attention, and overall effectiveness. The judges for the day were Ms. Kavitha Rajesh and Ms. Neelam Rathi. Krushy Acharya and Nilay Shah bagged the 1st position in the sub-junior and the junior category respectively.
The Inter-House Debate (2016-17) was organised on 29th July 2016. The topic for the debate was: “Corruption, the abuse of public power for private gain cannot be eradicated.” The event was adjudicated by Mr T Thavamani, Mr Uday Tanna, and Ms Anu John. The debate required the students to defend their stance in their talk and engage with the questions from fellow participants during the rebuttal. Each participant was judged on the content and delivery of their talk. Soham Nayak of A-level secured the 1st position. Yashas Samtani of grade IX A (IGCSE) secured the second position.
JGIS organized ‘Poems Out Loud-2016-17’ – Inter-school Poetry Recitation Competition on 22nd July, 2016. 25 reputed schools participated in this competition.
The competition was held in three categories: (a) Sub-junior: grades 4-5, (b) Junior: grades 6-7 and (c) Senior: 8-9.
The Judges were Ms. Uma Oza, Ms. Shalvi Agarwal, Mr. Bijoy Shivram, Ms. Beena Handa, Mr. Sudhir Kulkarni, Dr. Nutan Kotak, Dr. Indira Nityanandam and Ms. Mana Yagnik.
Inter House English Recitation competition for the year 2016-17 was held on 15th July 2016. The competition was conducted for two categories, the junior category having participants from grade V & VI and the senior category having participants from grade VII & VIII. Teachers in charge were Sindhu Sudhir, Jagruti Joshi and Suman Deswal. Judges for junior category were Ajay Nair & Shilpa Thakkar and for senior category were Vidhi Trivedi & Aishwarya Patel. Scorers were Bindu Raphael and Shila Singh.
On the fine morning of 01st July 2016, the deserving young talents of our school were bestowed with the responsibility of leading their school with their commitment, confidence and competence. The investiture ceremony thus marked the inaugural of the senior student council for the academic session 2016-17.
Election is an organized process through which the heads of a democratic country are elected. At JGIS, like last year this year also we have elected our Head Boy and Head Girl. We conducted a mock election. The purpose of it was to give the children a ‘Hands on” experience on the conduction of election. Election was on 27th June in the auditorium. Four booths were made. Each booth has a laptop and a technician from the school. Names and the symbols were appeared on the screen. The voters had to click twice, one for the Head Boy and the other Head Girl.
School Birthday Celebration On 21st June,2016.
JG International School celebrated its 12th birthday with pomp and splendor on Tuesday,21st June,2016.Students were felicitated for 100% attendance, Board Toppers and securing a 100% in Board Examination.Rolling trophies were also given away to Houses in various categories.The celebration concluded with the ceremonial cutting of the cake.
JG International School, Sola Road celebrated the Sports Festival of Pre Primary to class II on Saturday, 20th February, 2016. The theme was based on‘ Celebrating Our Helpers ‘. All the students participated in one or the other event and made it a very exciting and colorful celebration.