JG International School celebrated Navratri festival by organizing – ‘Shubh Navratri’ Garba night on 5th October, 2019. The auspicious event began with offering prayers to Goddess Shakti and performing Aarti by our Honourable chairman , Shri. John Geevargese and Executive Director Mr. M.P.Chandran. The trustees and other managing committee members too graced the occasion. Our Chairman , Shri. John Geevargese initiated a thought of minimizing the use of plastic and what steps school is taking towards this initiative.
Students of CAS Club, along with IBDP- I, organized a month long collection drive in the school in August, 2019 and collected old clothes, footwear and toys as a part of the club activity. The objective of this drive is to sensitize the students towards the needy and underprivileged section of the society and to give back to the society by contributing their bit.
Grandparents are a delightful blend of laughter, caring deeds, wonderful stories and love.
To shower love and respect towards the grandparents, the Pre Primary celebrated ‘Grandparents Day’ on 25/09/2019 in the school auditorium.
A Photo Booth was put up in the auditorium. Grandparents had lovely time, getting clicked using different props kept there.
Professionals and Community Helpers are people that directly impact the lives of others. They deliver a service that makes our lives easier. It is important for all of us to know the ways in which the Professionals work. Many Professionals have easily identifiable work attire or clothes. This makes it easy to know their role in the community and is helpful if you need to approach them for help.
Onam celebration was organized on 9th September, 2019. We had our Executive Director, Mr M.P Chandran and Ms.Chandrika Chandran as our special guest for the event. A cultural programme was organised related to the theme and fervour of Onam- the harvest festival of Kerala. Students and teachers performed some excellent dances and regaled the audience.
Students of Grade II Krishna presented the topic “Bicycles” through a play on 28th August, 2019. They exhibited the topic by sharing facts about the types of bicycles used in different eras. Through this presentation students unraveled the benefits of cycling in their daily life and how this non- pollutant vehicle is helpful in protecting our environment. The students demonstrated different skills with great confidence through their performance.
“Breaking the glass ceiling”
Always a coin has its two sides, similarly in our society we have women touching the sky, landing on the moon, cutting the deep waters and various other girls achieving accolades in their respective fields but still there is this dark side of our society where a woman’s survival is a great struggle, they are molested, kept deprived from the basic educational rights.
“Screens brings you closer to people far from you, but it takes you away from the ones sitting next to you. “
Children of Jr.KG Rose, Jr.KG Sunflower and Nursery went on a Field Trip to Kuku’s Nest, located near Koba Circle, Gandhinagar on 21/08, 22/08 & 23/08/2019 respectively.
‘Living in the age of science or pseudoscience’
Students of Class III Sky presented the prevalence of superstitions in the society and its impact on day to day life through a skit. The situations that were responsible for birth of superstitions and the importance of traditions were explained by adding an element of humour to the skit.
“Advertising is the art of convincing people to spend money they don’t have for something they don’t need” – Will Rogers
Independence Day was celebrated with great fervor on 15th August, 2019.
On that day the national flag was hoisted by the chairman, Shri. John Geevarghese in the presence of dignitaries from Asia Charitable Trust, the Principals and staff members of various institutions run by the Trust. The Head Boy and the Head Girl presented a speech suited to the occasion. A patriotic song was sung followed by a dance performance by our students. The event culminated with the Chairman’s address.
Class l Venus got an opportunity to showcase their class presentation on “Germs”. This presentation was aimed at getting the students understand the importance of health and hygiene. They learnt about benefits and harmful effects of germs. Students developed many skills through this presentation. They confidently walked on the ramp explaining the uses of products for staying healthy. The talent of the students was encouraged by the audience.
The students of Class II Narmada put a presentation in the assembly on “ Hope for the Earth ” on 24th July 2019. Students showcased the importance of protecting the Mother Earth so that our future generations can live in a safe environment. They tried to give a message on how animals and their habitat are threatened by human act through a skit. Following the 3R rule :Reduce, Reuse, Recycle can prove to be very effective in saving our precious earth. The students pledged to plant a sapling each to curb pollution and reduce global warming.
“Childhood- A Celebration of life”
The crucial message of “Child is meant to Learn not to Earn” was put up in the form of a presentation by class III Water.
They represented a fundamental abuse of childrens’ rights which are a violation of various laws. Many working children are engaged in occupations that negatively affect their physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. This was presented through a skit and mime.