The Overnight Camp was held in the Neelankarai campus on 31 Jan 2020. A trip to VGP Universal Kingdom, playing in school at night, great food and sleeping in school capped an exciting day.
The Olympiad results for this academic year were outstanding this year too. The school had 6 international top 30 rankers in the Math Olympiad, 3 in the English Olympiad and 1 in the Science Olympiad. Medals, prizes and certificates were awarded to these and other high-performing students.
The Overnight Camp was held on 31st January 2020 in the Neelankarai campus. It began with a visit to VGP Universal Kingdom, an entertainment park in Chennai, after school hours. The exciting rides there thrilled the children. This was followed by games in school, music, dance, dinner and finally a lot of chatting till bedtime in school. It was a tiring but memorable day for the children.
Golu was celebrated in October 2019 with setting up of the Golu stand on which the children displayed their favourite toys from home. Visiting parents were greeted by children in their ethnic clothes.
Diwali was celebrated with the setting up of colourful rangolis and lighting diyas in school.
Christmas was celebrated with a Christmas Party in school complete with a visit from Santa Claus who distributed gifts for the children. This was also a day of giving, when children gifted toys, clothes, books, food, etc. for an orphan home in Chennai.
Talent Day was held on Children's Day, 14th November 2019. Each child displayed his or her special talent in a chosen area of music, dance, skating, martial arts, yoga, story-telling, drawing, etc. It was a fascinating day for all, and an inspiring day for the children.
The older children visited the Lotte India factory near Chennai on 7 Nov 2019 for their second term outing. They were given an overview of chocolate making and then taken round the factory to see how the famous Choco Pie was made. The younger children spend a morning in the Guindy Park and the Gundy Snake Park on 11th December for their outing
Project Day was held on 4th September 2019 on the topic "Zero Waste", when the children displayed their project work of the last six weeks on the 5 Rs - Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Replace. Each topic was studied in great detail, and activities on Reusing, Reclycling and Replacing were displayed in charts, models and craft work. There was even a book exchange counter where the children were allowed to bring books from home and exchange them with books brought in by other children - an example of Replacing. And there was also a period of 6 weeks where the children made it a point not to waste any lunch or snack in school.
The older children visited The Organic Farm, Nerkunampatti, about 80km from Chennai on 2nd August 2019. This was a part of their project on Zero Waste. They observed how the farm naturally recycles animal and plant waste, and also the zero waste activities practiced at the farm. They were also introduced to phyto-remediation techniques to recycle waste water. The younger children visited the Infinity Park in Santhome and the Traffic Island on Marina Beach on 22 August 2019.
Grandparents Day was was held on 26th July 2019. Over 200 grandparents attended an event filled with fun, games and performances by children and grandparents.
The Annual Concert was held at Vivekananda Auditorium on 23rd March 2019. The children regaled the 1000 strong audience for 3 hours with songs, plays and dances. See Gallery for pictures.