Inter House Hindi Recitation Competition for the year 2017-18 was held on 8th September, 2017. The competition was conducted for two categories, the junior category having participants from grade I & II and the senior category having participants from grade III & IV. Teachers in charge was Shipra, Palak, Bharti. Judges were Deepa Arora and Archana Chaurasia. Scorers were N. Vijay Lalitha and Shila Singh.
In this fast growing world, where we are all charged up to accomplish our daily task, we come across stress, frustration, anger and many other emotions that hover our mind. Class IV Diamond showcased a presentation on “Anger Management” showing its various facets; What is anger? How can we manage it? Anger is like a mirror, it reflects our inner instability. It makes us blank and blind. verbal assault, aggression and physical violence are the types of Anger.
A trip was organized for classes V to VIII to witness the Science Express at Khodiyar Railway Station, Ahmedabad on 6th September, 2017 . Classes IX and X also visited the same next day. The Science Express was like any other train, except that its carriages were painted white on the outside with drawings of environment-related themes and the inside was modified to house Science exhibits.
Teachers’ Day was celebrated on 5th September, 2017. The Principal, Ms. Kavita Sharma, Manager Admin, Ms. Rekha Anil and Parent Relation Officer, Ms. Rema Nair attended the event. Students of classes V to XII also witnessed the programme. The day began with the morning assembly conducted by the students. All the teachers and the admin staff were given different tags. Later, all the students who became teachers went in their respective classes to teach. The afternoon session, Students of classes V to XII performed a number of dances.
Onam was celebrated in JGIS on 1st September 2017. The portico was decorated with colourful flowers. The staff and students presented a special programme highlighting the culture and tradition of Kerala in the form of a dance drama which passed on the message of national integration and cultural diversity to the audience. The traditional Kaikottokkali, vallamkali, pulikali were also the part of the programme. Principal and other staff members too witnessed the programme. Executive Director Mr. M.P. Chandran greeted the staff and students.
Pre Primary Fancy Dress Show was held on Thursday, 31/08/2017 at 10.30 am. It was held in the school auditorium. The theme of the show was Icons and Idols. The Parents dressed the children very creatively and innovatively. Children of Nursery were dressed as famous sports personalities. Children of Jr.KG were dressed as inventors. The Jr.KG Sunflower class children were dressed as famous musicians, actors, dancers, singers and artistes. Sr KG Marigold and Jasmine dressed as leaders, politicians and freedom fighters.
Inter House English Declamation Competition was held on Thursday, August 31, 2017. The event organizers were Ms. Shilpa Thakkar, Ms. Bindu Raphael and Ms. Julie Roy. The judges of the event were Ms. Neelam Rathi and Ms.
“ Never judge a book by it’s cover”-this adage aptly applies to people. Appearance can be deceptive. What seems outside may not be as imagined. Outward appearance can cost one a meaningful relationship. This valuable lifeskill was showcased in the form of a presentation by class II Krishna and appreciated by all.
The crucial message of “Living in the moment” was put up in the form of a presentation by Class II Ganga. We forget what it means to live in the moment, because we think that our past and our future is what determines who we are and how we feel and what happens to us. Life is very short so enjoy each and every moment of your life and live it to the fullest. Children got an opportunity to showcase various skills through this spectacular performance.
JGIS aims to make its students global citizens. Students are inspired in various ways, not only to develop a sense of community but also to give back to the society. With this noble objective in mind, JGIS organised its first session of ‘Adult Education’ on 19th August, 2017 wherein a group of 22 students spent an hour teaching the D-staff of the school. Shreya Jha (IBDP II), Aayushi Patel (A Level) and Isha Hudda (A Level) are in charge of this endeavour. They are supported by the teachers of the English Department.
Our Principal, Ms. Kavita Sharma conducted a session on ‘Upayoga’ on 19th August, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. The session aimed at the health and well-being of the staff-members, was guided by the visual stimulus of the video that revolved around the basic yoga exercises. The staff-members had an invigorating one-and-half-hour-session that proved to be quite refreshing for all its participants.
Inter House quiz competition for the year 2017-18 was held on 18th August 2017. 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 Ms. Vijayalalitha and Ms. Shila Singh. Ms. Devashri Dave and Ms. Falguni Desai made the necessary arrangements for the competition.
The Better Citizen initiative of JGIS organized an awareness session on Rally for Rivers on 11th August 2017, Friday from 8:00 am to 8:40 am for students of classes 1 to 8 and for students from grades 9 to 12 on 16th August 2017. Rally For Rivers is a breakthrough campaign launched by Isha Foundation to save the life lines of this country and to revive our rivers . The importance of water in our life and the grave plight of rivers with 25% of India turning into a desert, was highlighted during the session.
Independence Day was celebrated with great fervor on 15th August, 2017. The theme for the day was ‘Dastan e KargiI’. The programme was initiated with a welcome speech by the Principal Ms. Kavita Sharma. The national flag was hoisted by the chairman of our school followed by the National Anthem. Then everyone proceeded to the auditorium and we had our theme performed there by a group of academic, non-academic staff and students.