TIMES NEWS NETWORK, December 12,2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune: Thirteen schools of the Ryan group of institutions from Maharashtra and Gujarat received the Brainfeed School Excellence Award 2017 from the western region at the 5th National Conference on Teaching, Learning and Leadership held in Pune recently.

Schools were shortlisted based on a survey and analysis on various parameters such as innovative teaching practices, implementation of information and communications technology (ICT), infrastructure, academic excellence, sports education and co-curricular activities.

Blossom bags laurels at inter-school event

Standard XI and XII students of Blossom Public School, Tathawade, won laurels by securing the highest prize money at the inter-school ‘Udaan’ competition organized by Amity Global Business School recently.

In the quiz competition, Aryan Singh and Mukul Chaudhary of Standard XI lifted the winning trophy with Prajwal and Om Chakane. They received a cash award of Rs10,000.

Saurabh Babar and Yash Gagare of Standard XI received cash award of Rs1,500 and Rs1,000 for securing the first and second position, respectively, in LAN games.

Amita Saroya of Standard XII received Rs500 for emerging third in the painting competition, while Ayush Mukim of Class XI ranked third in table tennis.

Royaal’s ISA activity on water conservation

Royaal World School recently held an International School Award (ISA) activity based on the theme “water conservation” for its students of Standard IX and X.

Street play “Ek Boond Jal Ki” was performed to create awareness about water conservation in the face of water crisis. Various rainwater harvesting models were displayed by students, showcasing how water could be recycled and reused.

HDFC’s first show on nature

The HDFC School recently hosted its first annual function “Quinta Essentia”. Dignitaries present on the occasion were Renu Sud Karnad, managing director, Anita Makkar, education leader, The HDFC Schools and principal, The HDFC School, Gurgaon, trustees Prabhat Rao and Dilip Apte, director head Conrad D’Souza and the regional head, Sonal Modi.

An English play staged on the occasion projected the idea that one should take care of all the five elements of nature to maintain peace, harmony and coexistence. The students from Standard III to V presented a mime — “Neer” — illustrating the greatest menace of the present century of how humans are responsible for the wastage of water.

The performances by the students on the “Vayu” and “Agni” themes were other highlights.

The schools were awarded based on a survey on various parameters