The Republic Day was celebrated on 26th January, 2021. The dignitaries for the event were Chairman, ACT, Mr. K Mohanlal, Executive Director Dr. M. P. Chandran, other trustees and members of the Managing Committee, the Principals of various schools and colleges, other dignitaries, the Staff and parents.
The online Inter-house English Recitation Competition for classes III to VIII was held on 10th July,2020. The event was live streamed and presided over by the Principal, Dr. Kavita Sharma. The judges for the event were Ms. Shilpa Thakkar, a dedicated educator, Ms. Uma Oza, an educationist deeply committed in helping schools build communities and Ms. Anar Shukla, an education researcher.
The online Inter-house English Declamation Competition for classes V to VIII was held on 7th August, 2020. The event was live streamed and presided over by the Principal, Dr. Kavita Sharma. The judges for the event were Ms. Medha Agarwal, an author, Ms. Harita Patel who was a freelance journalist with Times of India and is currently an empanelled trainer with Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat and Ms.
Fasten your laces
Toes behind the line
The sun is shining
It’s Sports Festival time
The final day of the JGIS Lit Fest 2020 began with an introduction to the short story, The Canterville Ghost, by Oscar Wilde. Two students, Manav and Angaj introduced the story as well as the chief guest with a rap song.
The students of class 8 ICSE presented the story of Sir Simon, the ghost, in an entertaining and creative manner. They tried to convey the message, “When we do something wrong to others, our soul would not get peace even after passing from the world.”
The day 7 of the JGIS Literature Festival was a successful journey, full of entertainment, humour and wit. The students of class 7 ICSE had put up a dramatic representation of the story ‘A Hero’ from the novel Malgudi Schooldays by R.K Narayan.
The students successfully put forth the message that, “If one has courage he can do anything, strength and age are never a barrier for a courageous person.”
On day 6 of the Lit-Fest, students of Grade VI showcased a novel ‘The Phantom Tollbooth’ by Norton Juster.
Students took the initiative to read and analyze the novel over the time of this academic year. Towards the end, the team collaborated and put up the important glimpses of the story. They portrayed the relationship of numbers and words and even the importance of time in our life.
Mr. Himanshu Nainani, a correspondent and a copywriter graced the event as a chief guest for the day.
‘The Best Days of My Life, a novel written by Ms. Scharada Dubey , was read by the students of grade V throughout the year. The novel was brought alive by the students in the form of a play and dance. The Chief guest for the day was Ms. Uma Oza , an immensely talented and deeply committed person. She is a teacher educator and a personal growth facilitator. A special invitation was given to the parents too, to witness the show and encourage the students.
The most awaiting fourth day of the JGIS Lit Fest began with the introduction of the novel The Charlie and The Great Glass Elevator in the form of wrap performed by Simran Nanavati and Preesha Chanderia , which was again brilliantly composed by them.
The spectacular event of the day was ‘Swami and Friends’ performed by J.G International students of Grade IV from R.K Narayan’s collection of Malgudi days. It was marvelous to be a part of the third edition of the Lit – Fest.