Principal’s Desk

 

“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think” – Margaret Mead.20160921_144226

This is the essence of teaching and learning.Many of the problems in  life are because of two reasons. We act without thinking or we keep thinking without acting. How do we act? How to be positive? How to achieve success?                    

All these are interrelated. A positive mental approach is one of the most important elements of ACT of success. Students, who think positively about themselves, their surroundings and have confidence in their abilities, ultimately achieve success.

Namaste!!

Education in the 21 century is a new frontier and the learners are a new breed. In this digitized and dynamic world, the young minds need proper guidance to think strategically about their goals and systems. Hence our main aim is to work on components such as the learning and innovative skills, critical thinking and problem solving, communications and collaboration, creativity and innovation, career and life skills, social and cultural interaction, productivity and accountability. Our constant endeavor is to create a world of possibilities for our Sindhians.

Dates that come around every year help us measure progress in our lives. Annual events are the time of reflection and resolution.

The Annual Report for the Year 2018-19 encapsulates all our school activities of another successful year.

“Alone we can do so little Together we can do so much” -Helen Keller

School office is the backbone of the school which supports smooth functioning of st all the activities. The school office, reopened on 21 May 2018.The committed, recharged and rejuvenated teaching staff reported back to duty on th May 24 . The staff includes 86 staff members and 16 support staff members.

Our dear students started their new academic year with great anticipation on the  following dates, class 8 to 10 on 28 May & class 1 to 7 on 30 May, LKG & UKG on the 4 th June and the new batch of Nursery began on 6 June.

Homa or Homam is the quintessential activity of every Hindu ritual. We made an auspicious beginning for the prosperity and well-being of the school by performing th the Ganesha Homa on 29 May, followed by Satyanarayana Pooja. Prasadam was served to all.

AISSE Class 10 Results

29 May was a great and remarkable day for all Sindhians. Yet another year of Success and accomplishments!! All our 104 students of class 10, batch 2017-18, passed with flying colours.99 students passed with first class and 5 with second class. Nishta Naimpally topped the school with 95.6 %. Kudos to all!! Two of our students Anusha and Monisha were felicitated at Sri Kumarans School by Sahodaya at Konanakunte for their outstanding performances in English at AISSE class 10 exam.

Parent Orientation The parent and the teacher are in a symbiotic relationship and their roles are crucial in the education of the child. In this regard, we oriented parents of Nursery, Class 1 and 10 with curriculum, school activities, disciplinary rules etc. on  2 and 9 June respectively.

School Diaries highlighting the houses of both schools as the cover page were issued on the day of reopening.

Parent Teacher Meetings are conducted twice a month to discuss children’s performances so that they can be well guided by parents as well as teachers in curricular, co-curricular and extracurricular activities.

Counselling: We have a committed, kind hearted and fulltime counsellor who is constantly counselling students as well as parents who are in need of support and guidance to get adapted at every stage of their schooling.

We Serve To Save: The Vigilance Committee is always on the move to ensure safety of  our students. CCTV cameras are installed in pre-primary classes, 8 , 9 and 10 classrooms and at all strategic points. Fire Safety System is very well set up. Executives, coordinators, Physical Education teachers are a part of the same.

Tata Smart Edge Boards – 26 rooms have Tata Edge Boards for effective teaching and learning. Teachers have been using them effectively to have good interactive sessions a n d e a s y l e a r n i n g . Our pr o a c ti v e s t a ff M s S u b b a l a k s h m i , Ms.Manjulavani and Ms.Shilpa emerged victorious in the Effective Class Edge Board competition.

Inspace Technologies Pvt. Ltd. (CHALO) – School management software has been newly introduced this year. It handles all the activities for smooth operation of the school. It automates all activities which consists of 9 modules including office management, inventories to student attendance and report cards of students.

New, Crisp, Smart : To give crisp, new and smart look, trousers have been introduced for girls of classes 7-10 and blazers for students of classes 9&10 as part of their uniform.

Class Teacher Period : Class teacher period is a new concept introduced in all classes across 1-10, this year. First period of every Monday is CTP. Class teachers and associate teachers engage their students by sharing moral values, disciplinary rules through story narrations, videos and activities. This facilitates a stronger teacher-student relationship and helps in transforming students into better human beings.

Resource Room: If I can’t understand the way you teach, can you teach me the way I understand? … This is what our dyslexic children with reading and writing disability feel… About 23 children from class 1 & 2 take these special classes during school hours in the resource room.

Reading Classes in English, Second Language and Additional Language and Mental Math for classes1-3 help students to develop their reading ability and math skills at the foundation level.

As per the directive of the State Government, Kannada has been made mandatory second language for class 1 & 2 from this year. This will continue for the upcoming batches and by 2027 all classes will have Kannada as the Second Language. Hindi is studied as the Additional Language up to class 2.

To make learning easier, consistent and stronger, the school has 3 term exams and 3 periodic tests, one in each term. Classwork Assessments and Subject Enrichment are a part of internal assessments.

From this academic year Health and Physical Education has been mainstreamed by the CBSE for class 9 and 10, as a part of the curriculum to attain good health and practice life skills. It envisions that each student takes up activities categorised under four streams, Games and Sports, Health and Fitness, Social Empowerment through Work and Action and Health and Activity Card. We have already implemented these and have been conducting activities as directed by the board

Graduating from UKG to Class 1 is the transition period for the youngsters. To give them conducive and friendly atmosphere, 2 teachers are allocated for core subjects. This gives them enough time to adapt themselves to main stream schooling.

Hobby Classes : Hobbies help to escape the monotony of life and structured work and gives one pleasure and peace of mind. Dance and Karate classes are conducted thrice a week at our school premises after school hours.

“Service to mankind is service to God”

Freeships and scholarships are given to the needy and deserving students. Rs 17.59 lakhs have been given to 85 Students in the current academic year 2018 – 19. There are 71 RTE students studying at our school, from class 1-7 and an amount of Rs. 16.8 lakhs has been given to them as scholarship. A Scholarship of Rs. 8.85 lakhs has been given to the wards of our staff.

In our endeavour to ‘GO GREEN’ we have decided to send Newsletters, invites and all other important communication electronically via email and SMS.

CCA and ECA :-
“Values maketh a child in turn a man”
Co-curricular and extracurricular activities make our children accomplished citizenswith values, skills, etc. to face life. Sports Quiz, Diya and Pot painting, Magazine coverpage designing, etc. were conducted at the school in various levels. Model UnitedNations, Throw Ball, Cricket, CBSE cluster level sports, ISRO National Science Daycompetitions were the various ECAs participated by our students outside the school.

Our Teachers have been attending various workshops conducted by CBSE, to keep them updated with day-to-day happenings and to be well equipped with the changing curriculum and syllabus.

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CBSE Suggested Activities
Swachhata Pakhwada
Recognizing the vital role of the schools in spreading awareness about Swachhata Mission and its implementation across the country, our school observed Swachhatath Pakhwada from 1st to the 15 September 2018.
Bhasha Sangam was conducted, marking unique symphony of languages of our country as per the directive of Ministry Of Human Resource Development
Tourism Week: Paryatan Parv – 2018
Paryatan Parv was organized to propagate the message of ‘Dekho Apna Desh’. It was conducted in our school through a series of events like essay writing, painting, power

Pariksha Pe Charcha :
Our Prime Minister Sri. Narendra Modi interacted with students at a programme PARIKSHA PE CHARCHA which was liveth streamed across India on 29 January 2019.

DSAT : Deeksha Aptitude Test is a diagnostictest which was administered for class 10th students on January 11 2019, by Deekshthat helps them to assesstheir innate skills and talents. It also helps them decide on astream to choose after class 10.

Silver Zone Olympiad, competitive examsin English, Hindi, Science, Math andComputers were conducted in our school.Students have won many medals and 23 students have qualified for the second level.This is a great opportunity for selfassessment and self-reflection of their aptitude.

Parikrama, a science festival, was organised by Parikrama Foundation for three days witha theme ‘Conservation of Wild life’ at JRD TATA Auditorium at Indian Institute of Science. Our four nature enthusiasts of class8 and three teachers attended the same.

Field trip to Lalbagh Flower Show :– 21 -24 January
“Nature’s bounty is God’s gift to mankind”
Children of UKG to class 5 visited Lalbagh flower show on three different days as a part
of their field trip. The colourful flower arrangements and intricate models on display
on Mahatma Gandhi’s life history made the show attractive.

Motivational Badges :Discipline, Dedication, Diligence Children are motivated to be disciplined and well-mannered by awarding badges once a term.

Orientation : SHS Hebbal and Sindhi Pre University College oriented class 10 students with the courses they offer for class 11 and First PUC respectively. It was also mentioned that PU College would be integrated with Deeksha from the next academic year.

Preprimary Activities And Field Trips:Activities and field trips bridge the gap between classroom learning and hands-on experience. They give a wonderful exposure in all fields with various skills.Montessori classes and CCA are a part of their day-to-day learning.World Environment Day, Grand Parents’ Day, Colours Day, Market Day, Ganesha Puja,Christmas Day celebrations and many other activities have been held during thisacademic year.

School Activities
Investiture ceremony:“You can’t lead anyone if you can’t lead yourself”
The investiture ceremony was organised on st 1 June. The school parliament took oath along with the head boy and head girl to uphold the value system of
the school with integrity a n d s i n c e r i t y, w h i c h formally marked the beginning of their role and duty.
Beat Plastic Pollution was the theme for this year’s World Environment Day. Childrenput up a wonderful show by highlighting the theme.
B r e a t h i n g i n Rhythm: Yoga a n d mu s i c g o hand in hand. We sync yoga with music toharmonize ourbreathing and life. World yoga day and music
d a y w e r e celebrated on st 21 of June. This wonderful day began with awe-inspiring Yoga performances by our students and culminated with musical extravaganza.

Prize Day
A dream becomes a goal when action is towards its achievement. To highlight the achievements of our star performers, the prize day has been initiated from the current academic year. It was held on Prize distribution ceremony was formerly a th 30 June. part of every Annual Day. Students of classes 1-9 were awarded amidst their parents and teachers. It was a great moment for students, parents and teachers as well.
“Greater than atomic power is the power of love”
Dada J P Vaswani was a great spiritual leader who promoted vegetarianism and animal rights. He dedicated his life to the betterment of humanity,promoting simple living and high thinking. He left this world and attained spiritual abode on th 12 of July at 9.02 a.m. The school observed silence of two minutes in his memory and a Smrithith Sabha was organised in his remembrance on 13 of July.
Moment of Calm: “The best life to live is a selfless life”
It is a Global Initiative that aims at bringing calm and composure in the hearts of people
through the practice of forgiveness. In this connection the school observed a two
minute silence at nd 2 p.m. on 2 August 2018.

T a b l e T e n n i s Tournament
S H S K K R o a dt h o r g a n i s e d 2 6Interschool TableTennis Tournamentt h t h o n 8 a n d 9 o fA u g u s t 2 0 1 8 . 2 2Schools registeredfor the event. There
were 21 boys’ teams and 16 girls’ teams. Former Jt. Secretary Sri Ramesh P Asraniinaugurated the event and children had the privilege of receiving the trophies from a National Table Tennis player Sri Shreyal Telang. Boys’ team winners -Innisfree High School, Runners up-Kumarans ICSE, Mallasandra
Girls’ team winners –Poorna Prajna School, Runners up-Poorna Prajna Education Centre.

Independence Day :The 72nd  Independence Day was celebrated patriotism and team spirit. Chairman Sri Sanjeev Atmaram hoisted the tricoloured National Flag, followed by cultural events.

Teachers’ Day : This epic day was celebrated on 5th September at Hebbal school premises. Students greeted
their teachers and conducted fun-filled activities at our school. President Sri Madan Doulatram addressed the audience with his words of
wisdom and felicitated the staff who have completed 10-15 years of their dedicated service in Sindhi Group of Educational Institutions.

Annual Sports Meet: Annual Sports Meet was held on for classes 1-10 at Malleshwaram th 7 September Grounds. Sri Thimmaiah Madanda, an international Rugby player ,inaugurated the event. Sri R Srikanth, a former national athlete,gave trophies at the valedictory.

*Pre-primary sports day was as colourful as the theme, The Rainbow. This event was held at Bharat Sevadal Grounds on Saturday, 15th September. Hon. Secretary Sri Arun Rajani graced the occasion and inaugurated the event. A plethora of activities were very well planned and executed.

Career counselling:
I n s i g h t – A c a r e e r counselling session was organised for class 10 s t u d e n t s b y o u r p r o a c t i v e , a b l e a n d committed alumni on
t h 6 O c t o b e r a t o u r premises. There were 6 speakers from various disciplines of life such as CA, TRAVEL AND TOURISM, DENTISTRY, MBA, etc. Both students and their parents attended the same.

Children’s Day : “Children are our most valuable resource”
Children’s day was celebrated as a no bag day. They came in their favourite outfits to school and enjoyed participating in various CCAs.

Home Science club students from high school visited Radisson Blu Atria and had a wonderful experience by baking pizzas with the head chef.
Picnics : Picnics are stress busters which reduce stress and anxiety from the usual routine activities. One day picnics at various levels were
organised by the school. Class 1-3 went to MJ farms, 4-6 to HIDDEN resort and class 7-10 to Wonderla. Children and staff enjoyed their o u t i n g w i t h t h e i r p e e r s a n d colleagues.

Second Languages are the core of our cultural heritage. These were highlighted by celebrating SANSKRIT DAY, KANNADA RAJYOTHSAVA and HINDI DIWAS.

Toddlers’ Meet :It was organized to showcase our school to the prospective parents and to give them first-hand experience of the school. Parents were extremely moved by the pro-activeness, initiative and positive involvement of our students at the meet.

Annual Days: “Great memories
and magical moments”
Annual Days are associated with memories and moments. These days are great opportunities for children to display their talents amidst their parents, peers and teachers.
Our pre-primary showcased ‘Bachpan’, primar y section d i s p l a y e d t h e s i g n i f i c a n c e o f r e l a t i o n s h i p s t h r o u g h ‘Anokha Pyara Sa Bandhan’, ‘Verve….inspire to change’, a theme, based on aesthetic nature was put up by our extremely talented high school section under the guidance of our able staff. N i k i t h a V H e b b a r a n d Akanksha M Dhoka were the best all-rounders among juniors and seniors respectively for the year 2017-18.
Meatless Day : “The best life to live is a selfless life” This great day was celebrated on th 26 November with an assembly p r o g r a m m e , a t a l k a b o u t
Sadhu Vaswani and a PPT was p r e s e n t e d s i g n i f y i n g t h e importance of the day. Fruits and dairy products were distributed to orphanages, blind schools and old age homes.

One school Reading : “There is no friend as loyal as a book”
The school fosters reading habit in children by conducting one school reading activity
once a term.
New Office block : New look, New feel, New beginning….

UKG students and Back-end office moved into a new building with a new look.
Spacious, airy and bright office brought in new hopes for the year 2019.

National Youth Day :
National youth day was celebrated on 12.1. 2019 at our school. The students were addressed by the faculty highlighting the ideals and philosophy of Swami
Vivekananda. A PPT was presented by students on swami Vivekananda. A book “Education to character” authored by Swami Vivekananda was given to students of c l a s s 1 0 . T h i s w a s s p o n s o r e d b y a c o m m i t t e d S i n d h i b u s i n e s s m a n  Sri V Nandalal Bathija.

Martyr’s day
The school observed a silence of two minutes as a mark of respect to the martyrs on the occasion of Martyr’s day on 30th Jan.
A New Initiative by Sindhi Seva Samiti
Sindhi Seva Samiti has taken a great initiative of having spoken Sindhi classes for the Sindhi students of both the schools and the Sindhi teachers have been entrusted with this assignment. In order to equip the teachers with this task, a workshop of Sindhi Roman Lipi (SIROLI) was organized, which was well appreciated by the participating faculty.

Farewell : It was a day of fun and frolic. Class 9 students hosted a farewell party for their seniors of class 10 and bid them good bye with a heavy heart.

Saraswati Pooja : Saraswathi Pooja was performed on 7th  February seeking blessings of Goddess Saraswathi for the success of our class 10 children in their forthcoming exams and future.

Graduation Day, Class 10 : This solemn occasion celebrated the Incredible Journey from roots to wings of our outgoing batch of class 10 students. Motivational speaker Dr. Ali Khwaja graced the ceremony and inspired the students and parents with his valuable and thought provoking words.

National Science Day :
Working models such as Potato cell, Rainwater harvesting, car on air pressure, etc. were the main attractions of the Science Exhibition which was held on 28th February on account of National Science Day. Our amateur scientists proved that Science is for people and People are for science, the theme of this year’s National Science Day

Pre Primary Graduation Day
Our cute Buds blossomed and graduated on 16 March to the main school and are well equipped to take up challenges that come in their way. We had the pleasure of having Sri Prakash Madhwani, Vice President of Sindhi Seva Samiti as the Chief Guest who inspired the parents and tiny tots of UKG with his mesmerising talk. All these activities were possible with the unstinting support of our staff and support staff. My heartfelt thanks to all for the same. Constant source of inspiration is our management. Thank you all for that wonderful gesture. Nothing is possible without Lord Almighty’s blessings. May God give us the wisdom for every decision and strength for every battle.

 

CONCLUSION:-

Children are our most valuable resource. We care and respond positively to the needs of students and parents. We guide and train our resources in creating a thinking community. Our vision and goal is to serve the society.

Finally, I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to our President Sri. Madan Doulathram  and his team of office bearers, members of the governing council and all my colleagues for their unconditional support, guidance and trust. I promise to work hand in hand with the stake holders to bring a more enhanced future to the school and sindhians.

Thank You

Yours in Service

Mrs. Devika Kiran
Principal