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Events Please click on the Image to download “e-Tartan 2020-2021” Name of Event : Children’s Day Celebrations Date : 15.11.21 Attended by : KG to Grade 12 Description : ‘A Minute of Fame’ – a programme to showcase their talents was organised for the students of Grades 1 to 8. The students sang/danced/recited/acted/performed a standup act/mimed/painted on that day.It was a day full of fun and laughter. 360 o Perspectives Topic: Is Journalism Dying? Date : 23.11.21 Grade : 10F Description : The class dissected journalism and all its forms. But most importantly they discussed its relevance in a world where everyone with a smartphone is a news reporter. Through examples and role play they induced subtle humour in this serious and thought provoking exercise. Topic: Wealth out of Waste Date : 18.11.21 Grade : 4E Description : The presentation showed how waste can be upcycled into useful and beautiful products. If all of us followed this principle in our daily lives we can reduce the waste that pollutes our land and waters; and positively impact the environment. Topic: Desecrators of Daykindi Date : 16.11.21 Grade : 9E Description : Afghanistan has been on a roller coaster to Hell and back and this was very well presented by 9E. Through the history of the Taliban and its ideology, they drew attention to the present bleak situation of the country. Topic: Nurture Nature Date : 28.10.21 Grade : 4C Description : The presentation focused on nature and how the present generation can contribute in small ways to saving the environment…little by little…one day at a time. They were reacquainted with the three Rs : reuse, reduce, recycle as well as how to conserve the resources around them. Name of Event : Diwali Celebration Date : 29.10.21 Attended by : KG to Grade 12 Description : The students of all grades brought in the festive spirit by wearing traditional clothes, having an online snack party and doing various fun activities with their class teachers. It was also the last day of the Term. Name of Event : Virtual Storytelling Workshop – the Footlight Theatre Date : 26.10.21 to 29.10.21 Attended by : KG to Grade 2 Description : Stories from all walks of life were narrated by storytellers across the country Name of Event : Importance of  Advance Placements in Highly Selective University Admissions Date : 25.10.21 Attended by : Grades 9 to 12 Description : by Abhinav Garg from SatnPaper, Vandana Murjani from The Emerald Heights International School, and Independent Counsellor, Revathi Shivakumar Name of Event : Virtual Prize Day Date : 23.10.21 Attended by : Grades 9 to 12 Description : Virtual 174th Annual Prize Day for Grades 9 to 12 The program commenced with the rendition of the hymn, Psalm 23, ‘The Lord’s my Shepherd’ sung by the School Choir. Mr Deepak S Parekh, Deputy Chairman, Bombay Scottish Orphanage Society congratulated the prize winners for making the School proud. Mr Parekh shared some valuable Life Lessons from his School days with the students: If each day you strive to be excellent, then your life will be a pursuit of happiness. Try to be sensitive and caring towards people especially towards the environment In a world where you can be anything, be kind. Use technology wisely Importance of reading books, playing a sport or being in touch with nature. Encourage Critical Thinking, invest in ideas after considering their social consequences Draw from the collective teachings and wisdom of your parents, teachers, and mentors Never compromise on ethics, there are substitutes for success. The Annual School Report of the bygone academic year 2020-2021 was then presented by the Principal Mrs S George. This was followed by the release of the e-Tartan. Name of Event : College Board’s UniTalk  India 2021 Date : 21.10.21 22.10.21 Attended by : Grades 9 to 12 Description : “Training for nothing or everything?  Secrets of a Liberal Education : STEM Education in India and around the World” Name of Event : Canada Admission Process Date : 19.10.21 Attended by : Grades 9 to 12 Description : by The Next Genius Foundation Name of Event : Application Process for Indian Universities Date : 18.10.21 Attended by : Grades 9 to 12 Description : by The Next Genius Foundation Name of Event : Graded Collaborative Online Project on Incredible India.  Date : 13.10.21 & 14.10.21 Attended by : Grade 4 Description : The students were transported to the various States via virtual tours and 360-degree videos of life, culture, and attractions in India. Subjects covered – English Language, Hindi, Science, and Social Studies Name of Event : Back to School Date : 12.10.21, 14.10.21 & 21.10.21 Attended by : Grades 8, 9 & 11 Description : 77% of the students opted to attend on campus school once a week. All on campus followed the governmental SOP and blended learning was implemented. Name of Event : New Zealand Application Process Date : 13.10.21 Attended by : Grades 9 to 12 Description : by The Next Genius Foundation Name of Event : UK Admissions Process Date : 12.10.21 Attended by : Grade 9 to 12 Description : Applying to Universities in the UK & Filling the UCAS by The Next Genius Foundation Name of Event : How to fill the CommonApp Date : 11.10.21 Attended by : Grade 9 to 12 Description : Applying to Colleges in the US & Filling the CommonApp by The Next Genius Foundation Name of Event : Info-Week Date : 07.10.21 to 10.10.21 Attended by : Grade 9 to 12 Description : By Krea University representatives Name of Event : Principal’s Interaction with parents Date : 05.10.21 & 06.10.21 Attended by : Parents of Grades 8, 9 & 11 Description : Ms George shared details of the re-opening of school, the schedule that would be followed, the advisory for parents & students as well as the format of blended learning that was being introduced. Name of Event : Online Information Session Date : 29.09.21, 28.10.21 & 18.11.21 Attended by : Grade 9 to 12 Description : By the Art and Design Universities Canada Name of Event : US Mock Admissions Workshop Date : 29.09.21 & 06.10.21 Attended by : Grade 9 to 12 Description : Conducted by representatives of the University of Southern California, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of San Francisco, Michigan State University, Butler University Name of Event : ISC Orientation Date : 28.09.21 Attended by : Students & parents of Grade 10 Description : This Orientation provided details of the curriculum, future prospects and the admission process to our in-house ISC section. Name of Event : Webinar on Engineering and Technology Date : 26.09.21 Attended by : Grade 9 to 12 Description : Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Name of Event : Visible Learning Workshop – Mr Stephen Burnage Date : 24.09.21 & 25.09.21 Attended by : Staff of Grades 1 to 12 Description : Making learning visible has a goal to create and sustain powerful cultures of learning in classrooms and across schools. Name of Event : How to crack the Entrance Exam & Life at BITS Pilani Date : 25.09.21 Attended by : Grade 9 to 12 Description : BITS Pilani Seminar – Mr Anurup Doshi, Consultant, Dalberg & Alumnus, BITS Pilani Name of Event : Ashoka University Date : 24.09.21 Attended by : Grade 9 to 12 Description : Why study at Ashoka? 360 0 Perspectives Topic : Gagging to Tagging Date : 18.10.21 Grade : 6C Description : The presentation took the audience on the journey of Journalism from its onset as gossip to its transition to a print media to digital media. Through the preparation and research process, the children went from ‘The nation wants to know…’ to ‘I want to learn….’. Topic : Cryptocurrency Date : 13.10.21 Grade : 7C Description : Students spoke about the need, advantages, scams, and investment criteria for crypto. They conducted interviews with experts and 2 surveys on this new form of currency in today’s market. A website was created to disseminate information on the same. Topic : The Medical Industry – Behind the Curtains Date : 23.09.21 Grade : 10E Description : The topics brought to light in this Perspective presentation were the cases of medical malpractice, misdiagnosis, assault, and rape; effect of the Covid-19 pandemic on the healthcare industry; cases of assault on doctors by families of patients; major medical scandals in recent history and the controversial practice of euthanasia. Topic : Vacations Date : 09.09.21 Grade : 6D Description : The students of this class presented how the idea of a vacation has undergone a change in the pandemic. They also highlighted the importance of promoting tourism in our country by visiting incredible locations in India. TEACHER’S DAY DATE:03.09.2021 GRADES: KG to 10 PLATFORM: Google Meet The student council presented a wonderful assembly appreciating teachers. A beautiful video on the cards made by students of all grades was presented. An exciting session of games conducted by the student Council was thoroughly enjoyed by the teachers. After this, the PTA hosted a virtual party for the teachers. The host for the day kept teachers engaged with different enjoyable activities. This was followed by the Staff party hosted by teachers teaching Grades 3 to 5. WORKSHOPS Topic: CYBERBULLYING Date: 15.09.2021 Organized by: PRATHAM –a unit of International Institute of Financial Markets Resource Person: Mr Saurabh Nanda, a computer engineer from NIT Jalandhar with Masters in Clinical Psychology Grades: 9 & 10 Students learnt about the various forms of cyberbullying and shared some security tips to protect themselves. They were also made aware of how easy it was to hack one’s device and extract sensitive information. The legal aspects of cyberbullying were also highlighted. Topic: WETLANDS Date: 08.09.2021 Organised by: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya Resource Person: Dr Devi Priyadarshani Grades: 6 & 7 Students learnt about Wetland habitats-Swamps, Marshes, Estuaries; Bhitarkanika National Park; Mangroves and their importance; Faunal, Marine and Avian Diversity; the three types of Crocodiles: Estuarine, mugger and freshwater; Fishing Cats, Monitor lizard, King Cobra and Herons, Olive Ridley Turtles, Mudskipper, Horseshoe Crab . Topic: Nest Making for Sparrow Conservation Date: 04.09.2021 Organised by:Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya Resource Person: Mr Rakesh Khatri, documentary filmmaker, environmentalist, popularly known as the Nest man of India, Founder of Eco Roots Foundation Grades: 6 & 7 Students learnt the process of making a nest and the same was taken up as an activity by the members of the Nature Club. CLUB ACTIVITIES Club: Literary Club Activity: Prop-A-Skit Date:15.09.2021 Resource Person: Teachers In-charge A fun online scavenger hunt was organised. Students brought to the screen objects told to them. After a quick demo on how to use the props creatively and weave a story, students joined breakout rooms to ideate their creative pieces. After a truly enriching brainstorming session, each group presented their Prop-A-Skit using the props procured during the online scavenger hunt. Club: Fine Arts Club Activity: African Folk Art Date:15.09.2021 Resource Person: Teachers In-charge Grades: 6 to 8 A ppt presentation on African Tribal Art, its importance and the various materials used was shown. Students participated enthusiastically and exhibited a varied range of paintings using their skills, creativity and imagination while creating their unique work of art. Club: Whizkids Club Activity: Olympics 20202 & Indian CultureTeachers Date: 15.09.2021 Resource Person: Teachers In-charge Grades: 6 to 8 Two quizzes were conducted with the help of the online platform ‘Quizziz’ in which the students participated enthusiastically. Club: Heritage Club Activity: Embracing Your Culture Date: 15.09.2021 Resource Person: Teachers In-charge Grades: 6 to 8 Students learnt interesting facts about India and its culture with regards to the different states, their food habits, traditional dress, and dance. They displayed the festivals, traditional cuisine, details of costumes and traditional performances. A Padlet activity giving out a great message about Unity in Diversity was conducted Club: STEM Club Activity: Addition App design Date:07.09.2021 Resource Person: Teacher In-charge Grades: 7 & 8 Students saw the ‘Mathemagician’ app at work doing simple additive calculations. They were introduced to the MIT App Inventor website and the user interface was explained. Students followed the step by step procedure shared to develop the app by first creating the designer page to put the coding blocks together to build the app. They were given the assignment to use similar coding blocks to make a new app that would perform the addition and subtraction operations on the app. Club: Interact Club Activity: Installation Ceremony Date: 07.09.2021 Resource Person: Principal – Ms J Kotian Grades: 6 to 8 The installation ceremony began with the singing of the Lord’s Prayer followed by the Welcome note by former president of the Club, Mihika Nair. An announcement of the installation of the newly elected club president, Angelina George was made. The newly elected President’s acceptance speech and oath-taking on behalf of the club and members of the club followed. The office bearers for the year 2021-22 were announced. In her address, the Principal’s address motivated the club members to invest their time in identifying their true purpose and making a meaningful contribution to society. The Vote of Thanks was rendered by the outgoing President, Mihika Nair. The ceremony ended with the singing of the School Song & the National anthem. Club: STEM Club Activity: E-book Date:01.09.2021 Resource Person: Teacher In-charge Grade: 6 Students were introduced to the website www.bookcreator.com. They were guided stepwise on how to create an account. They learnt how to make an ebook using different features like inserting an image, recording their voices, inserting a link or a video and texts. They also explored various editing options and how to insert more pages. They were instructed to ensure that the images they paste were copyright free. They were also trained on how the link of the book could be shared keeping in mind the privacy permissions. Students uploaded the links of the e-books created by them to the Google Form shared. Club: Literary Club Activity: Blogging, Editorial Skills and Writing Techniques Date: 08.07.2021 Resource Person: Ms Ishita Verma, Educationist and Master Trainer; Mr Mansingh, writer. Grades: 6 to 8 Over 90 students participated in this workshop that was organised in collaboration with Harper Collins that covered the following: The history of writing and its evolution over the centuries, the wide plethora of types of blogging, the writing process that comprised steps like Prewriting-Drafting-Revising-Redrafting, Editing and Proofreading, the difference between Revising, Editing and Proofreading, the importance of identifying the target audience and adapting the tone, mood and style accordingly, the aesthetics of a blog page, using royalty-free images, giving credit, adding the necessary links, A list of content writing tools to use for increased efficiency was shared, Maintaining Netiquette, Reader Engagement, Dos and Don’ts of blogging. COMMUNITY SERVICE: FUEL-A-DREAM Grade: 8 Date: 5-29.08.2021 Students had been briefed about the model & the project. They took the initiative to help underprivileged children learn from home. This was carried out on the Fueladream.com platform. 13 students participated in this campaign and raised an amount of INR 4,04,871/-. The funds raised through the campaign have helped 40 children by providing them with digital devices. Each child who contributed to the campaign received an e-certificate in appreciation of their effort to make a difference in society. Grade: 10 Date: 22.07.2021 – 14.08. 2021 Students were briefed about the model & the project. They were involved in raising money to build a Mobile Library that would help underprivileged children in Mumbai access books through the All Care for Everyone Organisation. This was done on Fueladream.com. Around 22 students participated in this campaign and raised an amount of Rs.7,57,707/-. 3789 children were helped through this campaign. Each child who contributed to the campaign received an e-certificate in appreciation of their effort to make a difference in society. Grade: 9 Date: 6.08. 2021 Students were briefed about the model & the project. They raised money to provide meals for the COVID-19 impacted families in Mumbai through Akshay Patra Foundation. This campaign was carried out on Fueladream.com. Around 12 students participated in this campaign and raised an amount of Rs.3,07,649. 13,984 families were helped with the funds raised. Each child who contributed to the campaign received an e-certificate in appreciation of their effort to make a difference in society. THEME BASED MORNING ASSEMBLIES Topic: Hindi Diwas Date:14.09.2021 Grade: KG to 10 A special assembly, on the theme -‘Hindi Is Our Pride… The Pride Of The Country’, was conducted by the students of Pre-primary They spoke about the importance of the Hindi Language with the help of a presentation put forth by the teachers. Students of Grade 1 to 10 conducted their assembly in Hindi. The preamble was also recited in Hindi. They learnt about the importance of Hindi Diwas through multimedia presentations. The assemblies through the rest of the week were also conducted in Hindi on themes like literacy, democracy and peace. Topic: World Water Week Date:26 -31.08.2021 Grades: 3 to 9 Special assemblies highlighting the significance of water and conservation of the same were conducted throughout the week. With the help of videos and Quizizz, topics like Saving our oceans, Green revolution in Rajasthan were covered by students of Grade 6. Topics like how to save water, how to calculate water footprint were covered through videos, Padlet and quizzes by students of Grade 7. Students of Grade 8 presented topics like virtual water, facts on water, valuing water using videos and Mentimeter activities. Students of Grade 9/ 3-5 emphasised that water is the source of life. The depletion of water and the need to use it judiciously was highlighted. Students prepared posters to show the Importance of water. Different quotes based on the importance of water were shared along with the history that traced back to the first celebration of World Water Week. A video based on the theme was also shown. Topic: Mother Teresa’s Birth Anniversary Date:26.08.2021 Grades: 3 to 5 Students learnt about the work done by Mother Teresa among the downtrodden in India. A video highlighting her life, her humble deeds, selfless and loving nature and her dedication to serving the poor was shown. CREATIVE ENDEAVOURS: THE SCOTTISH CONNECT Date:15.08.2021 The School’s official blog having completed a year, we took this endeavour one step further by initiating our very own podcast series titled ‘The Scottish Connect’. It’s an initiative taken by our school to bring the members of the BSS, Powai family closer by fusing the age-old tradition of vocalised words with the novel and ever-evolving media. We hope to use this platform to express ourselves -to inform, intrigue and impact each other. In today’s world, with its storm clouds of uncertainty, we hope to illuminate, commemorate and celebrate the silver linings. The pilot episode of the podcast, an interview with our ace student-athlete – Apeksha Fernandes, premiered on 15th August 2021. Link: sites.google.com//bssbookworms/the-scottish-connect?authuser=0 Name of Event : Inter-house Script Writing Competition Date : August 31, 2021 Attended by : Grades 9 to 12 Description: “The Inter-house Script Writing Competition was held on July 30, 2021 in which 8 participants from each house took part. The participants had to bring out the theme : ‘Caught between the Devil and the Deep Sea’. They were then given 2 hours to write a one act play in 2400 -2700 words. These scripts were first internally vetted by Mr. Neil Pinto, Ms. Bipasha Kumar and Ms. Marilyn Moses. The top 8 scripts were then sent to the external judges : Mr Kalpak Bhave and Ms Meera Sitaraman. ” Name of Event : Curious Case of Careers – Krea University Date : August 27, 2021 Attended by : Grades 8 to 12 Description: Careers of tomorrow will no longer be what they are today. Through contemporary case studies in Sports, Music and Politics, the students were shown how job profiles have moved across economics, psychology, finance, technology, international relations, sustainability and communications. Name of Event : Webinar – Plaksha University Date : August 21, 2021 Attended by : Grades 9 to 12 Description: Information was provided on the general application process and on the newly introduced Bachelor Degree Courses in B Tech Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence, B Tech Robotics & Cyber-Physical Systems, B Tech Biological Systems Engineering, and B Tech in Data Science, Economics & Business. Name of Event : Webinar – FLAME University Date : August 21, 2021 Attended by : Grades 9 to 12 Description: This webinar provided a general overview of Liberal Education, the undergraduate programme, structure, opportunities abroad and parameters that FLAME looks for while recruiting students for their UG Program. This was followed by a discussion with the current batch of students..followed by question and answers. Name of Event : Preparing your UK Application – University of Surrey Date : August 19, 2021 Attended by : Grades 9 to 12 Description: This presentation provided a detailed overview to students about UCAS Application, Personal Statement, the reasons for choosing to study in the UK and life at a UK University. Name of Event : The Indian Youth Parliament Date : August 18, 2021 Attended by : Grades 9 to 12, Mahim & Powai Description: “The 3rd Edition of The Scottish Indian Youth Parliament saw, for the first time, students of Grade 9 and 10 from BSS Powai participate along with students of grade 9-12 from BSS Mahim. Two separate sessions were held, one for Lok Sabha and the other for Rajya Sabha. The two agendas, “Construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya and the Central Vista Project” were deliberated using Parliamentary Procedure. As this was one of the longest proceedings in the Supreme Court, students understood how propaganda and election manifestos blur the cultural plurality of a region. ” Name of Event : Lecture-cum-demonstration on 3D Printing and Bioprinting – Mr Piyush Padmanabhan, Co-Founder & CEO of Next Big Innovation Lab Date : August 17, 2021 Attended by : Grades 9 to 12 Description: This interesting lecture helped the students to understand the complex concept of 3D printing. It included a very vivid description of the uses of 3D printing in the future and how Bioprinting can reduce lives lost due to lack of organ donors. The components of the 3D printer were explained and then the complex process was broken down for the attendees. The radical concept of bioprinting was expounded where the students were introduced to bioinks and to the scaffold that would ultimately make up the printed organ. It was a very enlightening and enriching session. Event : Independence Day and Investiture Ceremony Date : August 15, 2021 Attended by : Grades KG to ISC Description : “The 75th Independence Day was celebrated virtually this year as well. The live-stream showed our Principal, Ms George hoisting the Flag at School to the solemn notes of the saxophone played by Mr N Dabre.  The National Anthem was portrayed through a gracious dance by five of our students : Anjali Deshmukh , Ishita Somwanshi , Arushi Singh , Tvisha Kishore and Malishka Vemu . The present Student Council took their oaths on this day. The School Captain is Jaikrit Bhattacharya and the Vice Captains are Alaiha Vanjara and Kopal Bhandari . They are supported by the Captains, Vice-Captains and Prefects of the various Houses. The celebration included a video of students of different grades sharing their vision for India. ” Event : Parent-teacher meetings Date : August 5 & 6, 2021 Attended by : Grades KG to ISC Description : The first PTM of the academic year was once again conducted in a virtual space. It was a brief meeting wherein parents and teachers were introduced to each other. These meetings are key to providing valuable feedback and first impressions of a child. Parents expressed appreciation of the efforts made by the School to conduct the year as close to the normal as is possible. Event : University of California, Riverside seminar  Date : August 3, 2021 Attended by : Grades 9 to 12 Description : Mr David Dai, International Recruitment Specialist discussed the programme details, admission process, campus life followed by a Q&A session. Event : Workshop on ‘Intellectual Property Rights’  Awareness Resource person: Ms Ankita Jain, Hindustan Unilever Ltd. Date : August 2 & 3, 2021 Attended by : Grades 9 & 10 Description : “The students were acquainted with the definition of intellectual property and what products fall under it. The videos shown and the activities conducted helped clarify the concept further. The legalities were well demonstrated. Children learned how counterfeiters alter a brand trademark to sell fake goods.The children were made aware of how, as consumers, we can use our knowledge to spot and boycott fake products. The resource person also shared some interesting trivia about copyrights and brands. The audience were given tips on how to safely use items protected by IPR.” Event : College Essay Writing Workshop conducted by The University of Wisconsin-Madison  Date : August 2, 2021 Attended by : ISC section Description : Ms Sarah Woller, International Admissions Counsellor shared details about the Common Application Essays She listed the characteristics of a strong essay and this was followed by a Q&A session. Event : Profile Building Fair by The Next Genius Foundation Date : July 30 & 31, 2021 Attended by : Grades 9 to 12 Description : Details regarding online courses, internships, volunteering opportunities, STEM courses and organisations; learning new languages, leadership programs, SAT & ACT preparations were shared. Event : 7th Annual Psychology-Sociology seminar ‘Towards an Equal World’ organized by The Cathedral and John Connon School Date : July 27, 2021 Attended by : Description : Theme: ‘Body Neutrality’  which was explored from the Psychological and Sociological perspectives. – 360 0 Perspective: Topic: Suicide : A Social Issue! Date : August 3, 2021 Grade: Grade 9B Description : This sensitive and controversial topic was handled in a tactful and gentle manner by Grade 9B. They began with a skillfully made video enacted by the students of the class. They also analysed the topic through detailed case studies of two celebrities – one who succumbed and one who overcame the urge.The expert opinions of a psychologist, a spokesperson from the Samaritans and our very own inhouse counsellors : Ms Rajgariha and Ms Uppal, ensured that cloudy zones were clarified. The audience was given tips on how to look for signs of suicidal tendencies in their friends and how to listen to those who show the signs. The Q & A session enabled everyone to share their opinions which were, at times, controversial yet invaluable to the process of listening and learning. Topic: Tokyo Olympics : Millstone or Milestone Date : August 10, 2021 Grade: 9C Description : 9C spoke about how the Tokyo Olympics has been a milestone Games,  occurring in the midst of a global pandemic, in many ways. The presentation highlighted the efforts of athletes including the Refugee teams and the Russian Olympic Committee team, to not only train, but also make the effort to participate. There were also many new sporting events like skateboarding and karate kata which took place for the first time. India’s efforts were greatly appreciated, whether it was Neeraj Chopra’s first javelin gold or the hockey team’s performance. They brought up the stigma of doping in international sports. It was heartwarming to see the positives brought up in the presentation. They also questioned why India has not bettered the medal tally in the Olympics. The debate moved onto genetic discrimination in sports which took a very interesting turn Topic: The Big Indian Scams Date : August 12, 2021 Grade: 10C Description : Grade 10C highlighted a very real danger of the virtual world – online scams. They introduced us to phishing and how to identify mail which is fraudulent. Contact tracing scams were also discussed. The very interesting point made was the psychological makeup of the scammers and what drove them to do it. An enlightening video from the BBC showed us how these scams are conducted. 10C also shone the spotlight on the banking scams which have plagued Indians in the last few years. The students enacted a skit that showcased the trial Nirav Modi went through. A prominent lawyer was interviewed. He spoke about how fast track verdicts and recovery of the money seems to be a pipe dream in our judicial system. The students ended the presentation with a great song encapsulating their experience of being scammed. Topic: Collaboration versus Competition Date : August 12, 2021 Grade: 5A Description : “The focus of the presentation was to bring out the meaning, merits and demerits of competition and collaboration. The children presented their ideas through different online tools, a talk show and skit. Relevant reflective questions were asked and a poll conducted to get a pulse of the audience.  The pros and cons of collaboration and competition were discussed to emphasize   the fact that both are equally important if done in the right spirit. The children were enthusiastic and actively involved at every stage – asking open ended questions. Through the process, besides gaining an understanding of the topic, the children grew in confidence and learnt to work better as a team.” Topic: Psychological and Sociological Factors underlying Criminal Behaviour Date : August 13, 2021 Grade: 12A Description : The presentation consisted of three parts. The students conducted various case studies of vicious serial killers and the psychological and sociological factors that caused them to commit the crimes that they did. Then, the students touched on the nature vs nurture debate looking specifically at crime. Finally they had a discussion on the aforementioned topics. The session concluded with a lively question-and-answer segment with the audience. Name of Event : Hindi Show and Tell Date : July 26 – 29, 2021 Attended by : Grades 1 & 2 Description : A show and tell activity in Hindi entitled Mere Pyaare Bol was conducted for the little ones. They were given a minute each to speak on an object of their choice. Such activity builds confidence, language fluency and peer sharing in this age group. Name of Event : Building a High School Profile by Ms Mayura Mohta, inhouse Career Counsellor Date : July 10, 2021 Attended by : Grades 9 to 12 Description : In today’s world of immense competition, it is of great importance and relevance to build a unique personal profile in high school. Ms Mohta conducted a very enlightening session on how the students can create one and what tips they could use to do so. Name of Event : Essay writing Workshop by the University of Southern California and Michigan State University Date : July 9, 2021 Attended by : ISC Description : The workshop imparted to the students tips in essay writing.It also provided Information on the admission process of the University. This was followed by a Q & A session. Name of Event : Digital Safety Workshop by Mr Sayantan Sen, Digital Safety, India Date : July 8 & 9, 2021 Attended by : Grades 5 & 6 Description : “The workshop was informative and aimed at creating awareness amongst students of the dangers present in the virtual world and guiding them about the various  digital safety measures.  Students were exposed to the common strategies used by online predators to lure people into their trap and were given interesting ways of escaping such a trap. Students actively participated in the session and were given ample opportunities to clarify their doubts and speak out their minds.    ” Name of Event : Let’s Talk About Opportunities in the Field of Finance by Dr Palak Rajani organized by the Russell Square International College – Recognised Teaching Centre of University of London in Mumbai Date : July 3, 2021 Attended by : ISC Description : Information on the opportunities available to students in the Financial sector. Name of Event : Workshops by Stephen Burnage – a UK based  international education training consultant, coach, author and inspector. Date : June – July 2021 Attended by : Grades 3 – 12 Description : “‘Education aims to unearth our critical thinking skills so that we can better understand our environment and make decisions that will make the world a better place to live.’  The main objective of the workshops was to enable teachers to better engage their students by implementing proper Questioning Skills for EBL. Another aim was to make students collaborators and stakeholders in their own learning. The workshops introduced  teachers to research-based pedagogical tools that focus on the process of questioning as well as active learning. The workshops were conducted through a series of breakout room activities wherein teachers discussed and shared their views  on the characteristics of good questions and the different techniques that can be used to involve learners in questioning. They also discussed ways in which they can integrate active learning in the classroom. The goal of the workshops was to create an enthusiasm to learn independently because when a child is involved in the learning process, he remembers longer and more effectively.” Name of Event : Study Australia Master Class Series Date : June 28 – July 6, 2021 Attended by : Grades 9 to 12 Description : The Masterclass provided information on the opportunities available in South Asia, global issues defining the future, Australia’s work in respective sectors and student mentoring to help identify right career options. Name of Event : Webinar on ‘Psychological Health & Wellbeing conducted by Mr Soumyajit Ghosh, Indian Table Tennis player & Ms Neha Prabhakar, Consultant Psychologist, Belgium, in association with Sharp NGO. Date : June 26, 2021 Attended by : Ms B Lobo & Ms A Rajgariha Description : “Mr Ghosh spoke on the guiding philosophies of a sportsperson : time management, how losing is a learning experience, the importance of believing in yourself, being dedicated and working hard. Ms Prabhakar addressed various questions from the audience related to the anxiety caused due to the uncertain times . The tips she gave: 1. Awareness and acceptance of your anxiety will help in choosing helpful coping mechanisms.  2. Maintaining a routine, quality time with family, eating healthy, exercise and limited exposure to the news on TV are ways to decrease anxiety.  3. Be honest with children . Tell them the facts in age appropriate language, involve them in household activity and play with them . They need to be mentally stimulated and physically engaged to tide through the pandemic . 4. Art is a good medium to relate to quiet children.” Name of Event : Indian School of Business & Finance session – by Mr Chirag Mehta Date : June 26, 2021 Attended by : Grades 9 to 12 Description : Mr Mehta provided information on the various courses on offer and what career options a student may have in Economics, Management and Finance. Name of Event : University of Warwick session Date : June 24, 2021 Attended by : Parents of Grades 9 to 12 Description : The University provided updates on the admission and entry requirements. Name of Event : Parent Orientation Date : June 17 & 18, 2021 Attended by : Grades 9 & 10 Description : “An informative and doubt clearing session was held for the students of our incoming and present ICSE batches.  Besides giving a brief insight into the working of online school and what the students should expect, our Principal, Ms George, took the time to address the issues that have arisen because of the pandemic : anxiety, sleep deficit and digital fatigue. Our Senior Academic Co-ordinator, Ms Thomas, took it forward by giving those present an insight into Alumni placements and Community service. Ms Motha, the Career Counsellor, provided an overview of the admissions system post Grade 10. She also introduced the services that her cell provides like Aptitude Testing, Resume Building and College Admission Guidance. Ms Daniel, the ICSE co-ordinator, introduced the Staff and how the section works. The queries regarding the Board Exams were handled by the Principal.” Name of Event : Back to School Date : June 17, 2021 Attended by : Junior KG Description : “The babies of our school were welcomed and made comfortable in their first month of a new academic year. The newest arrivals of the Junior KG were given a palm print activity to do on their first day of online school. After they were settled in, a Pajama Party was organised to teach them bedtime rules. Their days since have been filled with learning through the Play-Way method and with lots of fun activities.” Name of Event : Parent Orientation Date : June 16, 2021 Attended by : Junior KG Description : “The first ever orientation that new parents of the school attend provided not only detailed information about the School but also of how they would be involved in their child’s education.  An overview of the KG programme was presented to the parents – concepts that would be taught, teaching methodologies, tips on reading and writing , special events to be celebrated etc. The session concluded with the Principal addressing queries of the parents.” Name of Event : Vaccination Drive Date : June 12 & 19, 2021 Attended by : Staff & Grade 12 Description : Bombay Scottish Orphanage Society collaborated with Hinduja Hospital and made arrangements for the staff and students of Grade 12 to be vaccinated. Name of Event : Scottish Model United Nations Date : June 12 & 13, 2021 Attended by : Grades 8 to 12; interschool Description : “The Ninth Edition of the Model United Nations Conference of Bombay Scottish School, Mahim saw 390 students from over 100 schools take part. Newcomers and seasoned veterans from the MUN circuit debated in eight committees on topics ranging from  the ‘Effect of Covid on Human Rights’ to the ‘Israel-Palestine Conflict’.  The Best Delegation Award was also  instituted this year in order to add a new dimension to the conference. The opening and closing ceremonies were live-streamed on YouTube.  It was an enlightening experience for all the participants as it gave them an opportunity to hone skill sets like policymaking,  research, negotiation and diplomacy. Indeed, they are now well on their way to becoming effective agents of change and to take their place as leaders of the future!” Name of Event : Parent & Student Orientation  Date : June 11, 2021 Attended by : Grade 11. Description : “The Orientation Program was held for the newly admitted Grade 11 students from Bombay Scottish School, Mahim and Powai  It began with a prayer by our Senior Academic Coordinator, Mrs  S. Thomas; followed by a Presentation on the Post-Covid World and a message by our Principal, Mrs S. George. Thereafter, Mrs Thomas spoke of the commendable Community Service that our Scottishites are engaged in. The Career Counsellor, Ms. Motha briefed the students about the academic courses, various universities, career prospects and admission formalities available to them to plan their future options upon the completion of Grade 12.  The ISC Coordinator, Mr. M. K. Ovichegan introduced the Faculty, and briefed the students about the functioning of the ISC Section with regard to how the classes are conducted, and the various non-scholastic activities that the students are expected to participate in. The Code of Conduct to be adhered to was explained, and the academic expectations from the students with regard to their project and assignment submissions and a special emphasis on their preparation for and performance in all the assessments and examinations was also discussed. The second part of the program was an ice-breaker session exclusively for the students with the Faculty members. The students spent about forty-five minutes doing two activities interacting with each other and getting to know the faculty members in a fun-filled environment. ” Name of Event : Parent & Student Orientation  Date : June 11, 2021 Attended by : Grade 12 Description : “The Orientation was conducted along the same lines as that of Grade 11.  The session for Grade 12 concluded with an Open Forum where the Parents and Students directed their queries and concerns to the Principal which were addressed promptly.” Name of Event : Parent Orientation  Date : June 10, 2021 Attended by : Sr KG to Grade 8 Description : “Students interacted with their friends after the vacation. The Orientation was conducted by means of a PowerPoint presentation. The Principal welcomed the parents and the students and briefly defined the academic calendar for the coming year. Report on the Community Service programmes carried out by our students was presented by the Senior Academic Coordinator, Mrs Thomas. The teachers shared the classroom schedules and activities for the coming academic year.” Name of Event : Training sessions on using the various Computer Applications used in Online School by Ms T Abraham & Ms N Dikshit Date : June 2 & 3, 2021 Attended by : Staff Description : “The two day training program was conducted for the new teachers to understand the various Google Apps that are used for academic purposes for online teaching. Meeting recordings have been shared with all teachers for their  future reference. They covered all the topics in Google Suite for Education like Classroom, Drive, Doc, Forms, Records, Jamboard, Breakout Rooms and online Corrections. The topics were explained and demonstrated using the demo Google classrooms. The teachers were also given hands on experience through interactive activities on Jamboard and the Activities icon on Google Meet After the activities, a brief Q/A session was conducted to answer queries.” Name of Event : Webinar on Mental Health and Wellbeing conducted by Dr Arvinder Singh, Director – Ashoka Centre of Well Being  Date : May 6, 2021 Attended by : Ms Beverlee Ann Desylva Description : The Seminar dealt with ways of dealing with mental health issues that have arisen due to the pandemic. It discussed the problems faced by adults and children alike. It spoke of how to process grief, how to cope with feelings of anxiety and the mechanisms that can be used to handle the above. – 360 0 Perspective: Topic : World War III & Crisis of the 21st Century Date : July 29, 2021 Grade: 10B Description : “Grade 10B analysed how the world changed after World War II and how this has tilted the balance of power in the world. They examined ideology, demographics and the role played by industrialisation in this play of power.  They highlighted the water-sharing issues in the agrarian world, especially the dam project in China which threatens India’s access to the waters of the Ganga and the Brahmaputra. They used tools like a Powerpoint presentation, Polling and a Skit to illustrate their extensive research.” Topic : Perfection as portrayed in Pop Culture Date : July 6, 2021 Grade: 9A Description : Through a descriptive and exemplary power point they showed how popular culture like movies, songs and social media influence our idea of what should be perfect. They started out with appearances but diversified into image building, stereotypes and even people with disabilities. It was a succinct and valuable sharing on a topic that touched the students’ hearts. Topic : Scientific Conspiracy Theories and Mysteries of the Earth-Mystarea 51 Date : July 5, 2021 Grade: 12B Description : “Topics relating to unsettling tales, with no fixed explanation, from the Eye of the Sahara to The Ten-Dimensional Theory, Cave of the Sibyl, Green Children of Woolpit and The Gateway to Hell, were covered through interactive sessions with the audience, namely; gaming, story telling, interviews, creative enactments and live polls.  The students discussed their favourite recommendations of relevant books and movies, thereby providing further insight on the topics.” Topic : Internalised Racism Date : July 1, 2021 Grade: 10A Description : The topic was presented through a very interesting role play and ppt presentation and was hotly debated on. The matter of whether ethnicities the world over feel a difference in the way they look at themselves, after being victims of racism was proposed. Racism and discrimination against certain minorities was intensely discussed. This topic was a unique one as racism is always discussed at the macro level and never as an experience that changes an individual’s self perception. – 360 0 Perspective: Host Grade:Grade 4 Highlights:The students of Grade 4 used contradictory proverbs and explained their appropriateness in different scenarios with the help of skits, case studies, stories and poems and put forth reflective questions to the audience. The following contradictory proverbs were discussed ‘Many Hands Make Light Work/Too Many Cooks Spoil the Broth’ by 4B ‘Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today vis-à-vis “Do not cross the bridge until you come to it” by 4D ‘Don’t Judge A Book By Its Cover vs Clothes Make the Man’ by 4E “You are never too old to learn’ and ‘You can’t teach an old dog new tricks’ by 4F Date:25.02.21 Host Grade:3F Highlights: ‘Gratitude.’ The importance of expressing gratitude in daily life was highlighted through this session. Date:12.02.21 Host Grade:6F Highlights:Collaboration or Competition The students of 6F researched and found that human beings were depending more on artificial intelligence rather than natural intelligence . Students zoomed in the Time Capsule 2050 to understand the need to balance the use of AI and NI in our lives. Date:10.02.21 Host Grade:6E Highlights:UNSTOPPABLES: The students of 6E looked at icons from the fields of music, sports, academics, science and politics, who overcame great difficulties and made it big in their fields. Date:05.02.21 Host Grade:3C Highlights:Response ability=Responsibility – The ability to choose your response The aim was to bring about an awareness of the various age appropriate responsibilities of children in Grade 3 . Date:03.02.21 Host Grade:6D Highlights:Shots! The students of Grade 6D created an animated video that explained how a vaccine works in our body. A case study of Dr.Hossein Sadrzadeh and the statistical data of the vaccination drive in India was presented. Date:29.01.2021 Host Grade:5E Highlights:’Material World- Value for Things Vs Value for Relationships.’ The focus was to sensitize students about a world of possessions, that can be very superficial and the need to be able to identify what is necessary to lead a healthy lifestyle. Date:29.01.2021 Host Grade:7D Highlights:UNMASKING 2021 The students unmasked the year 2021, leaving behind the emotional and physical challenges faced in 2020. They scrutinized the regulating factors of our world – education, politics along with science and technology. An informative presentation incorporating wholesome statistical data and videos was prepared by the students. It gave the students an opportunity to express their ideas as well their differences with respect to real time versus online learning. Date:28.01.2021 Host Grade:7F Highlights:SUPER INDIA Issues such as social stratification, economic disparity and gender bias were brought to the fore using Google meet tools such as polls and Q n A. The audience was urged to ponder on the country’s attempts to emerge from the socio-economic crisis of the pandemic. Date:22.01.2021 Host Grade:11B Highlights:Genetic Engineering: The human, environmental and social impacts of genetic engineering were discussed. The students interviewed experts in the field such as Dr Dipanjana Datta, who is a BCGI level II certified genetic counselor and Dr Tara Menon, Professor and Head of Department of Biotechnology at SIES College. Date:15.01.21 Host Grade:5A Highlights: ‘The Selfie Generation – Self Confident or Self Obsessed?’. Relevant reflective questions were asked and a poll was conducted by students to get a pulse of the audience. The children interviewed a psychologist and a blogger all in an attempt to understand the pros and cons of taking selfies and posting them on social media. Date:08.01.21 Host Grade:5B Highlights:The Rolling Stone Generation/ Jack of all trades and master of none. This was done through presentations, where the children expressed their ideas for and against the same. The session was interactive with many questions put forward to the audience. The children concluded that it was good to learn many different skills but it’s important to be good at a single skill. Date:17.12.20 Host Grade:8F Highlights:The consequences on India in a hypothetical World War scenario The students discussed India’s relation with its neighbours. The need for global peace and harmony was highlighted. Date:16.12.20 Host Grade:6C Highlights:Copy of the Original: Human Cloning The presentation involved well-researched information on scientific advances made in the field of Cloning. The students highlighted the intricacies and the ethical viewpoints involved in Human Cloning. Date:11.12.20 Host Grade:5F Highlights: If not now, then when? The students explained the concept of good time management, it’s importance and impact of procrastination by using creative analogies, an interview with a professional and various other activities. Date:10.12.20 Host Grade:8E Highlights:Life through the eyes of a teenager This session highlighted the physical, psychological and social changes encountered by teenagers and various problems faced by teenagers such as peer pressure, self-esteem issues etc. and elaborated on ways to overcome them. Date:08.12.20 Host Grade:11C Highlights:’Free Speech in India’ The students began with a PowerPoint Presentation that included the Right to Freedom of Press, the RTI Act and the social media case of Shreya Singhal Vs The Union of India. This was followed by a video of students role playing a televised debate on whether free speech should be absolute in India Date:07.12.20 Host Grade:6B Highlights:Human and Wildlife-Conflict and their Coexistence The students spoke passionately on the symbiotic relationship between humans and animals. Various case studies were presented on Major Human-Wildlife Conflict Zones and its after-effects, Causes of Bird Extinction and Types of Animal Abuse. The laws enacted by the government to protect wildlife were mentioned in the presentation. Date:26.02.21 Event:Marathi Bhasha Diwas Highlights: A special assembly was conducted with a welcome note by the Principal. The students highlighted the importance of the Marathi language through poems, songs and role play. Date:18.02.21 Event:Founders’ Day Highlights:The 174th Founders’ Day celebration was live streamed to the School and the alumni body. The Prayer Service was led by Rev Susheel Sumitra who delivered a short yet powerful message. The Prayer Service was attended by Mr Albal, Treasurer and Administrator, BSOS, Principal, Senior Academic Coordinator, some members of the Alumni Association and Staff. Dr Amruta Parekh, alumnus batch of 1985 was the Guest of Honour. Dr Parekh who is the Asst. Professor for Orthopedics at the University of Miami shared valuable inputs from her days at Scottish. Date:17.02.21 Event:Open Day Highlights:The day started with a Prayer. The students took charge of the virtual classrooms and presented the best teaching-learning practices adopted by the School in the year 2020-21 with the help of power point presentations, e-posters, engaging activities, and collaborative sessions for parents using breakout rooms. The logistics for the event was planned efficiently to ensure that every student could articulate and present their learning to the parents. Date:16.02.21 Grade 8 Event: Talk by Dr S Goyal) on Adolescence and Human Reproduction Highlights: A detailed presentation on the topic helped in creating a better understanding of the issues that young adolescents face and ways to deal with it effectively. Student queries were addressed. Date:28.01.21 Grade 8 Event:Orientation on Selection of subjects & Electives Highlights:A virtual meet was organized for students and parents of Grade 8 wherein, the scope, syllabus and the eligibility criteria required for the various subject combinations were discussed. Date:27.01.21 & 28.01.21 Event:Session on Menstrual Health and Hygiene for girls of Grades 5 and 6 Organised by Unicharm India Resource persons: Ms Nitya and Ms Roshni Highlights:An enriching virtual session on ‘Menstrual Health and Hygiene’ was organised for the girls of Grade 5 and 6. The girls interacted and discussed their problems without any hesitation and tried to find answers to their queries. – Report on Republic Day 2021 26th January this year, witnessed the first ever live streaming of the Republic Day without the usual festivities that this day entails. Principal Mrs. S. George, Senior Academic Coordinator, Mrs. S. Thomas and the co-ordinators of the various sections hoisted the Indian tricolour in the School, followed by the National Anthem. After a solemn prayer by the Senior Academic Co-ordinator, Mrs. S. Thomas, the uplifting hymn, ‘O God Our Help In Ages Past’, was sung and it brought out the truer meaning and essence of the day like never before. The Principal’s allegorical address to the School of the recently played ‘Border-Gavaskar Trophy’ match where India stood strong while diligently focusing and optimally using resources was a much needed reminder of the influence an Indian can have globally. The students of Grades 9 and 11 then put together a tribute to the farmers through a very informative presentation on the condition of farmers and how various changes through the years have impacted them. The panel discussion enhanced the topic while throwing light on the difficulties faced by the farmers on a day-to-day basis. It further inculcated a sense of gratitude towards these warriors as a blessing to the entire nation. The presentation ended with a poignant poem on the plight of our farmers. The event was indeed one that not only prompted us of the significance of the Indian Constitution but also filled us with nostalgia, insight and vigour of a quintessential Republic Day celebration. – SCOTTISH SPOTLIGHT 2020 – 2021 “What makes a child gifted and talented may not always be good grades in school, but a different way of looking at the world and learning.” —– Chuck Grassley The ‘Scottish Spotlight’ was organized for grades 1 to 12 as an endeavour to give our SCOTTISHITES a platform to enhance and showcase their talents. It was held on Friday, 18th December 2020 from 9:00 a.m. onwards. It was a four stage competition which covered the areas of Fine Arts, Performing Arts, Literary Arts and Tech Connect. The participants were from Grades 6 to 12. Like all events in Scottish, this event was also a grand success owing to the whole-hearted, meticulous planning and support of the entire SCOTTISH FAMILY. The preparations started about ten days prior and different committees were set up for different events. The Public Relations Team comprising the students created a lot of awareness and excitement by preparing e-posters and pamphlets informing everybody about the upcoming fest, and contact details of the different club heads were shared. Thereafter, discussions commenced, different WhatsApp groups were made and the selection process started. After the selection process was completed, students were assigned the tasks and were asked to prepare for the events accordingly. All the Scottishites were very excited and the participation was overwhelming. Despite the inhibitions that we had about pulling off such a grand event online, we were amazed as to how smoothly the event was carried out without any glitches. All thanks to the amazing efforts of all the staff, students, and the unwavering support of the Administrative Heads of the School and last, but not the least, our dear parents who are more than willing to do their best for the upliftment and betterment of this great institution. The Scottish Spotlight was our closing event for the year 2020 and it just left all of us feeling grateful and privileged for everything that we have. It set the right mood for the Christmas holidays, but the one thing it taught us, is that NOTHING CAN STOP A SCOTTISHITE and we shall only move ONWARD and UPWARD. Integrated Virtual Collaborative Project Objective: Encourage Interdisciplinary approach to learning Promote Critical Thinking, Conflict Resolution, Creativity and Communication Promote general awareness, research and independent learning As a part of the project the middle school students were taken to a virtual tour designed by the school team with the help of various Google apps for education. They explored the various aspects of the land, the flora, fauna, the physical features, climatic condition, the history and culture. Various technology features like breakup rooms, Google earth, Google survey forms and Google docs were used for an effective virtual experience, collaboration and discussion. Academic concepts learned in various subjects including language, science, social science and math were covered through these comprehensive and integrated projects. JAPAN: THE LAND OF RISING SUN : Grade 6 Date : 9th, 10th and 24th November The children were transported to Japan virtually where they were welcomed by a Japanese national who enlightened them about life in Japan. Through Google Earth, they visited important landmarks of Japan like Mt. Fuji, the Golden Pavilion etc. They learnt about the flaura, fauna, culture, history, physical features, climatic conditions Japanese method of multiplication and the application of mathematical concepts in baking Matcha Tea Cookies.They were treated to some sumptuous sushi, the famous tea making ceremony and the Japanese school lunch routine through videos. In the break out rooms, each group had to research, draw parallels and suggest methods of solving some real world problems. They worked in groups to present their findings. ANTARCTICA : Grade 7 : Date : 3rd and 4th December The students landed virtually at a research station in Antarctica. It gave them a detailed introduction to life in the windiest continent. The highlight was the virtual treasure hunt of the wonders of Antarctica which was thoroughly enjoyed by the students in the breakout rooms. The students explored the study of plant life and use of greenhouses to grow vegetation.Our talented tour planners at BSS Expeditions prepared brochures for a week-long tour to ‘Icy Wonderland’.The students engaged themselves in a hands-on activity and created a terrarium of their own. The students collaborated to present a skit on harmful effects of Global warming on Antarctica and the need to save it. The students created their own terrarium. ISC Orientation The school conducted online ISC Orientation for students and parents of Grade X students of Bombay Scottish School Powai and Mahim on November 6, 2020.A comparative study of different Curriculums- ISC, CBSE, IBDP, Cambridge International A levels based on parameters like scheme of studies, curriculum insights, difficulty level, study materials, assessment pattern etc. was shared with the parents The parents and students were informed about the advantages of ISC at BSS Mahim and the eligibility criteria for ISC admission at Mahim. ISC results and data on placement of our students after completing ISC was also shared with the parents. Parent questions of both Powai and Mahim school were answered by the Principal Mrs George. EBL Training for BSS Mahim and Powai Teachers Bombay Scottish School Mahim organised a three day workshop on Enquiry Based Learning in collaboration with Aditya Birla Education Academy for Grades 3 to 8 teachers of Mahim and Powai schools. This online session was conducted by Mr Stephen Burnage who is a lead trainer for Cambridge International Examinations, The International Baccalaureate and the British Council and has experience of leading schools across UK. This session emphasized the importance of right questioning technique to ensure facilitation in the classroom. The difference between activity based learning and enquiry based learning was also highlighted. Group discussions in the breakout rooms helped participants in designing EBL lesson plans that can be implemented in our classrooms. A Science Film Festival was organized by the CSMVS Children’s Museum from 5th to 19th December for students of Grades 6 to 10. The virtual screening of a short film was followed by an interactive activity. To commemorate Navy Day 2020 ,the Western Naval Command, Mumbai organized virtual sessions from 28th November to 5th December for students of Grades 8 to 12 which included Virtual Tour of Indian Naval Ship, 360 tour of top deck of INS Vikramaditya, Webinar on “Navy as a way of Life”, Naval Symphonic Band Performance. During the webinar officers from Surface Warfare, Pilot, Submarine, Marine Commando and various other branches of the Indian Navy shared their experiences and interacted with the students. On 3rd and 4th December, the Parent-Teacher Meeting for Grades 1 to 9 and 11 was held. Each parent was given an appointment time with the class teacher, which was strictly adhered to. The first Intra class Virtual Math Wizard for Grades 6,7 and 8 was conducted online on 2nd December. This Math Wizard had four rounds that focused on speed, accuracy and the application of various mathematical concepts. On 10th November the KG Section celebrated the traditional day to bring in the festive spirit and mark the end of term. 360⁰ Perspective: Date: 4th December 2020 Grade: 5C Topic : Growing up Digital Various aspects of relaxation versus constant stimulation were discussed through skits and demonstrations Date: 3rd December 2020 Grade: 4A Topic Haste Makes Waste or Time Waits for No Man? The primary focus of this session was to bring out the meaning of these two contradicting proverbs and how each one stands true depending on the situation. Relevance and tips on time management were also discussed. Date: 27th November 2020 Grade : 11A Topic : Pending Justice This presentation provided detailed information along with statistics and graphs on various pending cases in various courts and the reasons for the delay in justice. Relevant cases like Aruna Shanbhag case, Salman Khan’s blackbuck poaching case were discussed. Mr Junaid Shabwany-Advocate, High Court an ex-Scottishite was invited as a guest speaker. He patiently answered audience questions related to this topic. Date: 27th November 2020 Grade : 5B Topic : When is Enough Enough? The primary focus of this session was to bring awareness about how easy access to information and technology is influencing our everyday lives by restricting intellectual growth and creativity. It included discussion on plagiarism and copyright laws. Date: 26th November 2020 Grade: 8D Topic : Close Or Closed? This discussion with students of Grade 8 explored the various forms of intolerance that persists in society today – religious, political and ideological intolerance with the help of case studies. The students used the latest features of Google Meet like polls and Q/A to engage the audience. Date: 25th November 2020 Grade : 6A Topic : Social Media Diet The different aspects of Social Media were dealt in detail. The use of algorithms to keep users hooked on to social media platforms flitting from one app to another was highlighted. Tips to ensure healthy social media balance was shared. Date : 5th November 2020 Grade : 7C Topic : A Borderless World The students discussed the possibility of a borderless world with the help of skit, and informative PPT followed by a debate. Date: 29th October 2020 Grade : 7B Topic : Controversies – A Way of Marketing This session highlighted the relevance and technique of sifting through all the information that the media suffocates us with. The need for a 360⁰ bird’s eye view on any topic before reaching a conclusion was highlighted. Student Enrichment Programme: A number of informative online sessions were organized for the students of Grades 9 to 12. University representatives shared the admission procedures, academic offerings, opportunities and available career supports available to students. Emerging careers in the rapidly changing world and preparation for the careers of the future were also discussed. The Universities which interacted were – O P Jindal University, Plaksha University, SCIENCE PO’s Undergraduate College, University College of Dublin, School of Law University of Manchester, Ted Rogers School of Management, European Universities Consortium South Asia, University of Toronto, University of Waterloo, Queen’s University, University of Calgary, University of Victoria, Ryerson University, Mount Allison University, Ontario Tech University, University of Ottawa, University of Windsor, Les Roches Global Hospitality Education, Glion Institute of Higher Education and The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Name of the Event: Online Session on ‘Best Courses and Admission Process at O P Jindal Global University’ Date: 10th October 2020 Grade: Grades 9 to 12 Description: An online session was conducted for students of Grades 9 to 12 on best courses and the admission process at O P Jindal Global University, Sonipat. Mr. Ankur Vohra Head, Outreach and International Admissions addressed the students. Name of the Event: Webinar on ‘Understanding U S Application Process’ Date: 10th October 2020 Grade: Grades 9 to 12 Description: A webinar on understanding the US application process was attended by students from Grades 9 to 12. The session provided an insight on how applications are reviewed by admission officers, introduction to the US higher education system, types of scholarships and how students can reduce the cost of their Bachelor’s Degree in the US. This was followed by a question and answer session. Name of the Event: U. S. University Virtual Fair 2020 Date: 10th October 2020 Grade: Grades 9 to 12 Description: An Undergraduate Virtual Fair was presented by Education USA that highlighted various aspects of the application, admissions and student visa process. Name of the Event: Interactive Session conducted by the Principal and Mrs. Mohta Date: 8th October 2020 Grade: Grade 10 Description: An interactive session was held for the students of Grade 10 by the Principal. Mrs. George and the University Guidance Counsellor, Mrs. Mohta, given the current situation during the pandemic, requiring everyone to adapt and grow around its safe isolation. The focus was on making certain that the students were coping with the drastic changes in the environment and the effective management of time during the lockdown. The forthcoming examinations were also highlighted and students were advised to devote their time towards serious exam preparation. In-depth insights on the National and International 2 curriculums namely; the ISC, CBSE, IB, A-levels and HSC were also stated. In addition, detailed comparisons on how these Boards prepare students for competitive entrance exams and programmes at the Undergraduate level was put across on the basis of the scheme of studies, syllabus and curriculum. The interaction ended with a question and answer session. Name of the Event: Live Webinar on College Recruitment Abroad for Student-Athletes – All Sports Date: 4th October 2020 Grade: Grades 9 to 12 Description: A Live Webinar on College Recruitment abroad for student athletes across all sports was presided over by Mr. Akshay Maliwal, Founder and CEO of Addedsport and Mr. Tushar Liberhan, Consultant Head, India, Addedsport. The students were addressed on the topic, ‘To leverage your sports skills to study in your dream college abroad.’ Name of the Event: Discovering Exciting & Emerging Career Opportunities of the 21st Century Date: 3rd October 2020 Grade: Grades 11 & 12 Description: An online session was conducted for the students of Grades 11 and 12 and their parents. Mr. Ramesh Mishra, Product Manager, NMIMS Deemed-to-be-University and Ms. Deepali Natani, Product Manager, NMIMS Deemed-to-be-University addressed the students on discovering exciting and emerging career opportunities of the 21st Century. Name of the Event: Workshop on ‘The Judiciary’ for Grade 10 students Date: 29th September 2020 Grade: Grade 10 Description: A workshop on ‘The Judiciary’ was attended by the students of Grade 10 and the teaching faculty. Mr. Harsh B Buch, High Court Advocate NZM Legal, Senior Associate-Dispute Resolution explained the various aspects of the Judiciary system in India and its functioning. He shared his thoughts and experiences as an advocate and all queries of the students were answered which made it a very fruitful session. Name of the Event: Online Inter House Quiz Competition for Grades 9 to 12 Date: 18th September 2020 Grade: Grades 6 to 12 Description: The Online Inter House Quiz Competition for students of Grades 6 to 12 was live streamed and successfully conducted. All participants of the four Houses competed with fervour and zest while showcasing their brilliance. Their youthful vigour and omnipresent knowledge was evident throughout. It was a very informative and enriching competition for the participants as well as the audience. Name of the Event: Hindi Diwas Celebration Date: 14th September 2020 Grade: Jr.KG -Grade 12 Description: In keeping with the ‘Hindi Diwas’ celebrations, the School Assembly turned into a virtual collage of information, song and poetry which emphasized the historical and cultural significance of the Hindi Language. Name of the Event: ISME Leadership Boot Camp Date: 11th September 2020 Grade: Grades 10, 11 & 12 Description: The students of Grades 10, 11 and 12 attended virtual Boot Camps organised by the Indian School for Management and Entrepreneurship . Students could exercise their choice from an array of exciting and innovative workshops namely; Future in Picture: Vision Board and Goal Setting, Go Glocal: Build a local business plan, Reimagining the Cube, The Secret of Storytelling, Design and Performance, Clarity in Chaos and People Power: Public Speaking and Presentation Skills. The sessions were incredibly interactive and not only kept the students engaged but also helped the students explore core skills like critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, communication and problem-solving. In a nutshell, the importance of setting achievable, realistic, time bound goals and its demonstration through simple effective exercises on how goals improve performance were highlighted through these sessions. Name of the Event: Teachers’ Day Celebration Date: 5th September 2020 Description: The Student Council presented a Special Assembly on this occasion to express their gratitude and respect to all teachers. An interview of Mrs. Sarah Thomas, the Senior Academic Coordinator featured in ‘The Times of India’ publication as a part of the story ‘Blackboards to Computer Screen – Teachers adapt to change in job profile’. Name of the Event: Virtual Parent Teacher Meeting Date: 12th September 2020 Grade: Jr.KG  Description: The first online Parent-Teacher Meeting was successfully conducted throughout the sections of the School. Each parent was given an appointed time with the class teacher, which was strictly adhered to. To ensure efficient use of time and constructive feedback, the class teachers had prepared an anecdotal record of every student with the help of the inputs from subject teachers. The planning and the seamless execution of the virtual PTM was appreciated by the parents. – STAFF EMPOWERMENT INITIATIVES: Date: 6th October 2020 Workshop: Supporting Children with Vulnerabilities Conducted by: School Initiative for Mental Health Advocacy by Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai Attended by: Ms. V Bhuta Highlights: This session dealt with handling theories of inclusion, participation, disability and identifying vulnerabilities i.e. types, tools and pointers. The role of educators in inclusive systems and providing better-quality education for all the children that is instrumental in changing the discriminatory attitudes were other areas that were highlighted. Date: 29th September 2020 Workshop: Creating a Trauma-sensitive Teacher-learning Environment Conducted by: School Initiative for Mental Health Advocacy by Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai Attended by: Ms. S Panicker Highlights: The workshop was facilitated by Ms. Sadhvi and Ms. Bakul Dua. The focus lay primarily on understanding ‘trauma’ and its effects on children and adults. Different behavioural changes that children may exhibit after undergoing a traumatic experience, early recognition and understanding of these patterns, techniques of implementation while interacting with traumatized children, ‘never shame the child – it’s not his or her fault and the sandwich technique of feedback were of some of the points that were elaborated. Date: 15th September 2020 Workshop: Building Resilience in Children During and Post the COVID-19 Pandemic Conducted by: School Initiative for Mental Health Advocacy by Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai Attended by: Ms. J Daniel Highlights: Project Director Dr. Chetna Duggal and Project Coordinator Ms. Lamia Bagasrawala put across different strategies for building resilience in order to outlive the problem of the COVID-19 pandemic. Methods of strengthening core life skills, developing personal relationships and learning how to develop accountable discipline, good behavior and support were some of the thoughts shared. In addition, a discussion on how the School has been impacted as an ecosystem and various challenges faced by students was pursued. Date: 9th September Workshop: Technology for Secondary Mathematics Grades 7 & 8 Conducted by: Aditya Birla Education Academy – Resource Person – Mr. Douglas Butler Attended by: Ms. M Hill,Ms. B Nadar, Ms. B Rajakrishnan,Mr. A Kanade Highlights: The workshop was an overview of Autograph 5, a software program that included a tour of the page types, standard and advanced levels, onscreen keyboard, and menu and toolbar settings. It featured different areas of mathematics and aimed at covering several topics such as Number, Shape, Algebra and Data. Date: 5th September 2020 Workshop: Mental Health Literacy Curriculum for Schools Conducted by: Dr. Zirak Marker from Minds Matter Attended by: Ms. A Uppal, Ms. M Wakeman, Ms. A Rajgarhi Highlights: The curriculum was geared at building mental health awareness among children from Grades 1 to 12. The modules were well crafted, exhaustive and covered sensitive and significant topics like bullying, gender stereotypes, fostering empathy, dealing with self-harm or suicidal thoughts. – Perspective 360 0 Date: 14th October 2020 Grade: Grade 9F Topic: ‘Not all wounds are visible.’ Description: Grade 9F addressed a very pertinent issue of mental health during the pandemic. The different phases of students’ reactions to the lockdown were portrayed efficiently through the aspects of loneliness, isolation and fear. The two interviews with Ms. Peerzada, the ISC Psychology teacher and Psychologist, Ms Husna Vanjara, a parent and ex-scottishite, stressed on the need of positive affirmations, the benefit of prayer, talking to people who care, taking charge of your health and most importantly mental health being closely related to physical health during this time. The class also addressed online bullying that is rampant with teachers and students in the digital space. Date: 7th October 2020 Grade: Grade 9E Topic: ‘Queer by birth – Fabulous by Choice’LGBTQ Community and their rights Description: The students of Grade 9E shared a very colourful presentation on the LGBTQ Community in India. The roles played by Biology and upbringing in the determination of gender and how individuals perceive themselves were clearly stated. An eye-opening survey was conducted among Grade 9 students and their families that provided a check on the sensitivity and reaction of people towards this community. The debate that sparked revealed the maturity with which students look forward to accepting people who are different and want a change in society. Date: 1st October 2020 Grade: Grade 7A Topic: I AM ENOUGH. Description: Grade 7A presented an age appropriate topic ‘I am Enough’ in order to sensitise the students to bullying, ill effects of body shaming, colour based discrimination and its negative impact on the emotional and mental well-being of every individual. The floor was then left open for a discussion aimed at destigmatisation. Date: 30th September 2020 Grade: Grade 9D Topic: 2020: The year Man Fell & Mankind Rose Description: Grade 9D put forward their perspective in the form of a movie portraying a conversation between God and the year 2020. Significant current day events like the Australian Bushfires, Indonesian Floods, Lebanon Blast, Syrian Civil War, Cyclone Amphan and COVID-19 were handled with wit and humour. The humanitarian perspective of the community reaching out to the affected and the underprivileged was well garnered. A question and answer round brought the session to a well-deserved closure. Date: 24th September 2020 Grade: Grade 8B Topic: Equality for Humanity – Combating Marginalization Description: Grade 8B took up the topic titled ‘Equality for Humanity’, an attempt at helping society combat the global issue of marginalisation. This highly informative and interactive session was commendably planned and managed by the students. Date: 23rd September 2020 Grade: Grade 9C Topic: Normalising Abortion in India Description: Grade 9C handled the topic with utmost sensitivity while building the required awareness on the methods of abortion and adding a religious view along with what the law states. Dr. Dimple Chudgar addressed the ethical issue seen from a medical perspective through a very informative question and answer session. The POCSO law and rights of the younger generation were also addressed. Additionally, the emotional well-being of women who have aborted their foetuses and female foeticide was discussed. Dr Suvarna Goyal, practising gynaecologist, spoke about the MTP Act. The interaction highlighted the impact on women all over the country as victims of social cruelty and ignorance. Date: 17th September 2020 Grade: Grade 8C Topic: Perspective 360 0 : Showbiz – To Mask or Unmask Description: The students of Grade 8C presented a very engaging perspective on the ‘Impact Of Lockdown On The Entertainment Industry’. The online session was backed by a prior survey on students’ usage of social media and their take on the entertainment industry. The pros and cons of various fields of entertainment such as Gaming, Live Streaming, Bollywood and Social Media were portrayed. Date: 16th September 2020 Grade: Grade 9A Topic: How countries use propaganda to influence their citizens Description: Grade 9A presented the topic using the examples of North Korea, the USA and India, pertinent to how the media is used to filter information and exert government control over public opinion. The influence that American movies have on the common man’s idea in America and the situation in India was highlighted using the pandemic as an example which in turn encouraged a healthy debate and a good discussion. Name of the Event: Scottish Model United Nations Conference SMUN 2020 Date: 17th August 2020 Grade: Grades 8 – 12 Description: SMUN held its first ever virtual conference on the 16th and 17th of August 2020 spearheaded by a 45 member student team from the ISC Section. Around 300 delegates from Grades 8 to 12 from 37 schools in India and abroad engaged in constructive debate across 8 committees. Another first was the ‘Night Crisis Cabinet’ that was conducted. The Conference thus provided an enthralling and enriching experience for first timers as well as experienced delegates. Name of the Event: Independence Day Celebrations Date: 15th August 2020 Grade: Jr. KG – Grade 12 Description: At the 74th Independence Day celebration, the entire School was knitted together into a heartwarming virtual celebration. The nostalgia was heightened with the YouTube live streaming of the flag-hoisting on the school campus by the Principal, Mrs. S. George, which was followed by a solemn prayer service led by Mrs. S Thomas . The Principal then addressed the students on the significance of inculcating high integrity and not succumbing to temptation. The Student Council headed by the School Captain, Aman Zaveri spoke about India’s progress and reminisced about its freedom struggle. A poignant audio-visual recital of the poem ‘Where the Mind is without Fear’ was performed by the students of Grade 10. The programme concluded on a very fitting note with the soulful rendition of the patriotic song ‘Aye Mere VatanKe Logon’ by our PE Master, Mr. Nester Dabre on the saxophone.  – STAFF EMPOWERMENT INITIATIVES: Date: 7th August 2020 Workshop: Teaching Mathematics Strategy for Online Classes to Grades 5 to 8 Conducted by: Ms Swati Sarcar Attended by: Ms N Zariwala,Ms B Nadar, Mr A Kanade , Ms H Deshmukh Highlights: The session laid emphasis on giving more freehand to students to learn and make content, and to understand the limitations of online assessment. Date: 25th July 2020 Workshop: ISC Revised Syllabus Conducted by: Prof. D K Goel Attended by: Mr V Mansuri Highlights: The workshop entailed a discussion on the reduced syllabus in Accountancy. Date: 25th July 2020 Workshop: Strategies and Solutions for Boosting Mathematics Learning Conducted by: St Xavier’s Institute of Education Attended by: Ms A Chakraborty Highlights: The webinar highlighted the prerequisites for “Constructive Teaching” and “Listening to Students’ Thinking”. Date: 20th July 2020 Workshop: English Language workshop Conducted by: Ms Radhika Sandhya Atre Attended by: Ms A Telang Highlights: The workshop entailed a discussion on the ICSE 2020 English Language Paper. Date: 18th July 2020 Workshop: ISC Revised Syllabus Conducted by: CA Dr G S Grewal Attended by: Mr V Mansuri Highlights: A discussion on the revised syllabus in Accountancy was conducted during this session. Date: 16th July 2020 Workshop: Appreciating Poetry Conducted by: Mr. Rajeevan Kanal Attended by: Ms S Khathuria,Ms T Trindade Ms A Parchure, Ms L Jacob, Ms S Cardozo, Ms P Mody, Ms N Modi, Ms B Dias, Ms A Mondkar, Ms B D’Souza, Ms B DeSylva, Ms F Golwala, Ms S Nivedhitha and English Teachers of Grades 6 to 8 Highlights: The workshop stressed on ways of appreciating and teaching poetry while making it a memorable experience. Date: 10th July 2020 Workshop: Webinar on Integrating Children with Learning Disabilities Conducted by: Ms Shabnam Agarwal Attended by: Ms A Uppal Highlights: The session focused on understanding learning challenges and inclusion in regular classrooms. Date: 8th July 2020 Workshop: Webinar on ‘Geo Matters’ Geography Conducted by: Geography Pedagogy Unit of St Xavier’s Institute of Education Attended by: Ms F Francis,Ms A Sharma, Ms P Pawar, Ms A Telang , Ms K Choudhary Highlights: The webinar illustrated the use of different tools for effective classroom teaching and conduction of field trips in keeping with the topics based on the environment.  Date: 29th June 2020 Workshop: Strategies and Solutions for Boosting Mathematics Learning Conducted by: St Xavier’s Institute of Education Attended by: Mr K Kaka Highlights: The workshop laid emphasis on teaching Mathematics online and problem-solving methodology including misconceptions. Date: 29th June 2020 Workshop: Math Webinar Conducted by: St Xavier’s Institute of Education Attended by: Ms A Chakraborty,Ms T Trindade, Ms R Mukherjee, Ms N Shah, Ms N Alvares, Ms J Pereira Highlights: The webinar asserted the strategies to make Math interesting for students studying in the lower grades while using pictorial depictions. Date: 18th June 2020 Workshop: Help students to get better grades in English Conducted by: Dr Elaine Higgleton, International Publisher for Collins Learning UK Attended by: English Teachers of Grades 6 to 9 Highlights: The session laid emphasis on how students can work on achieving better grades based on the recognition of their individual learning strategy and improvising it. Date: 11th June 2020 Workshop: Games for the English Classroom Conducted by: Dr Elaine Higgleton, International Publisher for Collins Learning UK Attended by: English Teachers from Grades 6 to 8 Highlights: The use of language games to improvise the understanding and command over the language was highlighted through this workshop. Date: 8th June 2020 Workshop: Product Training Workshop Conducted by: Ms Nidhi Wadhwa Attended by: Ms S Khathuria,Ms T Trindade, Ns A Parchure, Ms L Jacob, Ms S Cardozo, Ms  N Modi, Ms B Dias, Ms B D’Souza Highlights: The webinar focused on the use of the digital version of the Grammar Textbook. Date: 6th June 2020 Workshop: Ashoka University K12 Virtual Conference Conducted by: Ashoka University Attended by: Ms B Dias Highlights: The session stressed on Reimagining Schools. Date: 5th June 2020 Workshop: Professional Development Programme for Teachers Conducted by: MsKashmira Jaiswal Attended by: Ms Shweta Desai Highlights: Tips on improvising online teaching skills was discussed in this workshop. Date: 4th June 2020 Workshop: Do we still need Dictionaries Conducted by: Dr Elaine Higgleton, International Publisher for Collins Learning UK Attended by: English Teachers of Grades 6 to 8 Highlights: The effective use of a dictionary and ways of encouraging students to use a dictionary was emphasised during this session. – Perspective 360 0 : Date: 9th September 2020 Grade: Host: Grade 9B Participants:Grade 9 Topic: ‘Our Economy – Taking a step back to leap forward?’ Description: A general overview of the Indian Economy and GDP from 2006-2020 was discussed and explained via presentation and virtual skit. Talk shows, role play and debates were used to discuss the impact of demonetization, introduction of GST, job-creation, Chinese domination of the world economy, effectiveness of ‘Make in India’, the monopoly of giant players, strategies that can promote small enterprise, impact of the pandemic. Is printing currency a good way to finance deficit? Date: 20th August 2020 Grade:Host: Grade 8A Participants: Grade 8 Topic: Love thy Neighbour….but, what if thy neighbour is China Description: Students of Grade 8 discussed how China has managed to become a world leader in production and distribution of FMCG goods, current border skirmishes between China and neighbours and the role that the media has played in this situation. India readiness to boycott Chinese goods. Date: 19th August 2020 Grade:Grade 9 Topic: Introductory Session Description: The aim of this interactive session led by the Principal Mrs. S. George, was the purpose and methodology of the conduction of the sessions of Perspective 360 0 . – Student Activities: 15th October 2019 Grade 10 Topic: ISC Orientation An orientation for the parents and students of Grade 10 was conducted to inform them about the ISC 2020-2021 subject options available for the students. The points discussed were the difference between various curriculum offered at the 2 level in the country, subjects offered at the ISC level, its scope and admission procedure followed for Grade XI at Bombay Scottish School, Mahim. 23rd October 2019 KG – Grade 8 Topic: Traditional Day & End of Term 1 The students wore traditional attire to School. They exchanged conventional delicacies with each other which they carried in their snack boxes. 11th November 2019 KG – Grade 12 Topic: Parent Teacher Meeting for Term 2 Parents visited the classes of their ward/s and interacted with the teachers on academic matters of their ward/s. 14th November 2019 Grades 1 – 12 Topic: Children’s Day Celebration – Scottish Spotlight This day brought out the best in every child. Group stage performances such as Dramebaaz and Soft-Sell were held. The topics for these events were designated on the spot and the students were given a stipulated time frame to work and deliver a unique stage performance. Several other interesting stage performances such as Word-up , Showbiz and Step In were conducted, where the children presented their talent with great joy and enthusiasm. Individual creative activities were also conducted in the classrooms, where every child was encouraged to unlock their hidden potential. These activities included fine arts, performing arts as well as literary arts as Cupcake Decoration, Towel Art, T-shirt Painting, Canvas Shoe Art, Design Booth etc. The students enjoyed creating new and innovative articles. They also participated in two activities based on their interest from the given 25 activities. The best were awarded certificates and all took home with them sweet memories. 15th November 2019 Grades 6 – 12 Topic: Scottish Rhapsody This event was open to all and was non-competitive. Parents were permitted to watch the performances of their wards. 20th November 2019 Grades 6 – 12 Topic: Inter-House Annual Athletic Meet The Sports Day was the highlight of the athletics events at Bombay Scottish School. It was presided over by Chief Guest Brigadier Ashutosh Sirothia, Sena Medal Veteran. He ably took the salute and encouraged the participating athletes in his address to the gathering. The March Past was a well-co-ordinated proceeding with all the Houses marching to the tunes played by the School Band. The students of Grade 6 put up an exciting display of zumba moves with pom-poms. The overall Champions was the Catherine House. 29th November 2019 Jr. KG. 24th January 2019 Sr. KG. Topic: Grandparents Day Grandparents’ day saw a large number and a motley crowd of some young and some older grandparents trooping into their grandchild’s class for a visit. The students sang a song and gifted cards to felicitate their beloved grandparents. Many wrote messages for their grandchildren which were read out later in class by their teachers. 12th December 2019 KG. Topic: KG. Section Christmas Celebration All the way from the North Pole, came Santa to visit the KG children at the Christmas celebration. Disbelief and delight was written large on the faces of the little ones as they sang and danced with incessant enthusiasm to celebrate the blessed festival. 16th December 2019 Grades 1 – 12 Topic: Annual Concert The School’s Annual Concert was held at the Shanmukhananda Auditorium, Sion. The theme of the Concert was ‘The Clock Is Ticking’. The Annual Concert this year was divided into 3 shows. The audience witnessed a variety of traditional and folk art forms both Indian and Western, like Kalaripaittu, a martial art form of Kerala and some original compositions like the Choral Recitation on the history of Bombay Scottish School. A team of teachers and students conceptualised, researched and scripted the performances. The Concert sent out a message on the effects of climate change and urged the audience to take relevant steps to prevent global warming. Members of the Committee of Management graced the Concert. 17th – 21st December 2019 Jr. KG. – Grade 8 Topic: Winter Workshops Various activities like Kleinetics, Nutty Scientist – Fairy Tale Science, Crazy Chemistry, Inventomania, Rubik’s Cube, Sudoku, Drone Workshop, Writer’s Bug, Magic Tool Box, Rangbhumi and Mathsfix – Vedic Math were organised for the students to help them select an activity of their choice. 17th January 2020 Grades 10 – 12 Topic: University Workshop Educational representatives from Ashoka University and NMIMS addressed the students and parents on the various Undergraduate Courses, Summer Courses, Admission Criteria and the Application procedures. 24th January 2020 Grade 12 Topic: ISC Batch 2020 Valedictory Function The Valedictory Function for the outgoing ISC batch of 2019-2020 started with a solemn Lamp lighting ceremony and prayer service followed by the Principal addressing the students. The three valedictorians from each stream Sushmita Mahadani , Ansh Patel and Saksham Agrawal spoke about their experiences in the ISC Section at Scottish. This was followed by games and dance. A sumptuous dinner awaited them thereafter. The students were taken down memory lane through a video portraying the last two years they had spent together. The students were handed over their mementos and report cards at the end of the function. The teachers bid them farewell with blessings and best wishes. 26th January 2020 Grades 9 and 11 Topic: Republic Day The hoisting of the National Flag was followed by a Prayer Service. 27th January 2020 Sr. KG. – Grade 12 Topic: General Body Meeting Parent Teacher Association This meeting was held to inform the parents regarding the fee hike from Rs. 90,000/- p.a. to Rs. 1,20,000/- p.a. from the academic year 2020-2021. Parents were also informed about the School working in shifts on account of the restoration work of the School building to be undertaken shortly. Concerns raised by the parents regarding the issues were addressed by the Principal. 29th January 2020 Grade 8 Topic: Student Orientation The parents were given detailed information on the various subject options available to their wards in Grades 9 and 10. The subject teacher experts gave the parents a complete perspective of the syllabus, curriculum, and the future career options available to the students. 30th January 2020 KG. Topic: KG. Sports The much awaited event, the KG Sports saw a myriad of races interlaced with fun activities. It was held on the School grounds. Children ran with enthusiasm to try and win the coveted medals. All of them were winners as they ran with sportsmanship spirit and were awarded a cap with the School logo. Mr S V Albal, Treasurer and Administrator, BSOS was present at the Sports Meet. 31st January 2020 Grades 1 – 5 Topic: Junior Sports Meet The Chief Guest for the day was Major Aditya Katdare. The event commenced with the March Past by Grade 5 students. Each Grade had a theme and the races were based on various themes ranging from Fairy Tales, Fun in the Sun, Carnival Games, Flashback and Olympics. Mr S V Albal, Treasurer and Administrator, BSOS graced the occasion. 3rd February 2020 Grade 10 Topic: ICSE Batch 2020 Valedictory Function It was a nostalgic and fun-filled evening. After a solemn Lamp lighting ceremony and prayer service. The valedictorians of the batch Aditya Choudhary and Sanjana Runwal shared their thoughts with the audience. The BSS Lad was Devansh Desai while the BSS Lass was Sanjana Runwal. The students were dressed in their ethnic best and danced their hearts away. The evening ended with the receipt of their mementos while enjoying the South Indian delicacies organised for them. 3rd February 2020 Grades 6 – 8 Topic: Anthology Release Students who had opted for the Pomegranate Creative Writing Workshop submitted their stories that were compiled into an Anthology which was released on 3rd February 2020. 11th February 2020 Grades 5 – 8 Topic: Music Recital A Music Recital was held for the parents of students who had opted for the Furtados School of Music. 12th February 2020 Jr. KG. – Grade 12 Topic: Parent Orientation on Renovation and Restoration work by Somaya & Kalappa Associates Ms Brinda Somaya and her team gave a presentation to the parent body detailing the process of restoration to be undertaken at Bombay Scottish School, Mahim and addressed the concerns of the parents. 14th February 2020 Grades 3 – 7 Topic: Activity Recital Students who had opted for the following activities – ACE, Swirl Music, Art and Artfils showcased their talent to their parents. 15th February 2020 Ex-students Topic: Alumni Lunch Meet About 150 ex-students had a wonderful and memorable get-together along with a few of their ex-teachers – Mrs M Brendish, Mrs L Sharma, Mrs V Anantharaman, Mrs M Paul, Ms Z Sayed and Mrs K Dhawan. It was also the 25th anniversary of the Batch of 1995 who showed up in large numbers. 17th February 2020 KG – Grade 12 Topic: Open Day Parents proudly walked into their ward’s classroom on the Open Day, where they viewed and appreciated the art and craft work prepared and displayed by their wards. They actively interacted with the students who prepared models and brain teasers which centred around topics taught in class. Parents were also entertained with engaging skits in Hindi or English which filled their hearts with joy. The students enjoyed decorating their classrooms and putting their best foot forward to enthral their parents. 18th February 2020 Jr. KG. – Grade 12 Topic: Founders’ Day Bombay Scottish School, Mahim turned 173 on 18th February. This momentous occasion was celebrated with a special prayer service led by Rev Susheel Sumitra. We welcomed in our midst Ms Nim Gholkar, batch of 1989 who is now an author and renowned motivational speaker and Success Coach based in Sydney, Australia. Ms Nim Gholkar spoke fondly of her years at Scottish and gave the students many valuable tips to take them through life. Her love for stories was born during her years at School, where she enjoyed writing essays and short stories. She firmly believes that the habits of discipline and attention to detail, which she learned at Bombay Scottish School all those years ago have truly helped her in her journey as an author and motivational speaker. The day continued with fun-filled matches in football, basketball and throwball between ex-students and present students. The highlight of the morning was the breath-taking performances of the Houses at the Inter-House Dance Competition Nritya. The day ended on a good note, with the Alumni presenting gifts to the Staff. 18th February 2020 Grades 6 – 8 Topic: Nritya The theme was ‘Prop – Our Hero’. Each of the Houses were given unique props which they made the hero of their dance. Renowned choreographers Ms Megha Parab, Ms Medha Shah and Mr Saif Ali Ansari judged the event. The Green House emerged victorious. – Perspective 360 0 17th October 2019 Grade 7E Topic: The Power of Yet The students highlighted ways to develop resilience and deal with difficulties and failures. 22nd October 2019 Grade 6B Topic: Channelising TV Channels The students presented the progress of television as a medium of entertainment, down the ages. They put across the findings of the survey they conducted of gauging their fellow peers’ choice of TV shows. The growing popularity of alternate distribution channels for video streaming such as Amazon Prime and Netflix was also highlighted. 23rd October 2019 Grade 8F Topic: The Khadi Clad Men The Khadi Clad Men was beautifully enacted through a Street Play written by the students. They depicted an action packed day portraying the sacrifices made by the police on a daily basis to provide us with the necessary security. The survey conducted and the interviews taken from the police personnel, ranging from the lowest rank to the DIG level, provided information on the requirements for joining the police force, their living conditions, duties etc. 23rd October 2019 Grade 6E Topic: Perks of Being Plus 16 The topic was presented by the students in their self-composed choral recitation piece ‘Being a Grown Up’. A Power Point Presentation with very apt images highlighted the different emotions and brought out the joys, concerns and the responsibilities placed on the shoulders of young teenagers. The Principal addressed the students on the importance of self-worth and ways to build positive self-image. 23rd October 2019 Grade 8 Topic: Media Balance A session was conducted by the Principal on Media Balance and designing an individual Media Diet. The students were trained to differentiate between the humane and addictive designer features of popular apps used and various ways to deal with media addiction was also discussed. 23rd October 2019 Grade 8E Topic: Media Balance and Screen Time The topic was researched by the students through a survey. It aimed at understanding the usage of the mobile phone and other gadgets by people among different age groups and the impact it has on an individual’s personal and family life. 7th November 2019 Grade 6C Topic: The Amazon Rainforest The happenings in The Amazon Rainforest were highlighted through a choral recitation followed by a skit discussing the effects of the Amazon incident. A video documentary prepared by the students provided glimpses of the initiatives that students could undertake to make our planet a better place. 15th November 2019 Grade 6F Topic: Time Management The session used fun filled activity, skits and a choral recitation to highlight the importance of managing time effectively. The Principal further reinforced the concept of discussing Stephen Coney’s time management matrix. – Student Enrichment Programme 17th October 2019 Grades 8 and 9 Conducted by: Dr. Balsara and her team of volunteers Workshop for students on Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation The workshop of Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation provided hands on experience of the technique to each and every student. They were briefed on the seven steps of CPR via various video clippings. 18th October 2019 Grades 5 and 7 Conducted by: Team from KPMG Workshop on Cyber Security: A workshop on the various aspects of Cyber Security was conducted by KPMG. The workshop created awareness about the various aspects of cyber security like creating a digital footprint, how to create a strong password and how to avoid cyber bullying. 28th February 2020 Grade 8 Conducted by: Dr Suvarna Goyal Talk on Human Reproductive System: The workshop enlightened the students about the Human Reproductive System. Various changes that teenagers undergo during adolescence was addressed and an interactive question-answer session was also conducted. 6th March 2020 Grade 10 Conducted by: Ms Anu Rajgarhia, School Counsellor Workshop on ‘Mental Lens Through Which We See The World’: The workshop focussed on the ‘mental lens through which we see the world’. The objective was to make the students aware that the beliefs they carry, are like a pair of glasses. Clear glasses help you see the world around as it is; but foggy glasses create distorted and sometimes completely warped images. Linking beliefs to values, students narrowed down 5 to 10 core values/beliefs that they would use to make difficult decisions through the coming year. The workshop was interactive and activity based. 13th March 2020 Environmental Science Students of Grades 10 and 12 Conducted by: Mr R Bhavsar, BMC Officer along with representatives of NGO-Global Green Resonance Foundation Workshop on Waste Management: To make Environment Science more activity based and applicable to our daily lifestyle, a workshop on WASTE MANAGEMENT was organised by the School. The students were addressed on emphasising the need to reuse and recycle. The focus was to recycle paper. From procuring used pages of notebooks to small scraps of paper like bus/train tickets, the collection could be used to make notebooks for the less fortunate students. Our students were made to realise that even a small project like this creates a huge impact and will also be a contributing factor to save our environment. Field Trips and Project Tours 18th October 2019 Grade 4 Venue: Avenger Station, Phoenix Mills, Lower Parel The students were inducted as agents into the Avengers STATION. They studied various Avengers like Hulk, Ironman and Thor and were even shown the different suits worn by these agents and the qualities displayed by them. They were given hands on training through various simulated games. During the session, morals like team work and victory of good over evil were emphasised. The visit culminated with a game and students becoming agents themselves. 23rd October 2019 Grade 9 Venue: Village Hamlets at Chinchmal and Ambewadi The students with the support of an NGO Anant Vikas were engaged in a ‘Nirmal Jal’ campaign. Pupils participated along with the village children in a 3km Marathon to create awareness about the need for clean drinking water. The focus was the NaDCC tablets and its demonstration through songs and skits in Marathi. 23rd October 2019 Grade 10 Venue: Six Hamlets at the Shahapur Block, Thane District The programme was curated by Grassroutes, an NGO. Students had a unique Village Immersion escapade through a first-hand experience of rural life. They had to choose one of the three activities- Biodiversity Walk, Fort Making, Bakri Making. The students were treated to a typical village lunch post where they did a Scavenger Hunt which gave them ample opportunities to interact with the villagers. Stationery items were distributed. This programme helped students gauge a better understanding of ‘village life’. 12th November 2019 Grades 9 and 10 Venue: Harrit Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. Shahpur Block The students visited the manufacturing unit and were acquainted with the process of the manufacturing of ayurvedic medicines. Their interaction with Mr Atul Bhatt and Ms Sheetal Bhatt helped gain information about various factors of production involved in the Small Scale Unit. They also understood the 4P’s of marketing applicable to the unit and the challenges faced by the ayurvedic pharmaceutical unit in order to survive the competitive market. 16th November 2019 Grades 9 to 11 Venue: Smart Eco Park, Panvel The Environmental Science students of Grades 9 to 11 had a fruitful visit to the ‘Smart Eco Park’ in Panvel. The hands-on-experience of making their own rain water harvesting model and eco city models, filtration tanks and feeding domesticated animals helped them to understand its importance. They appreciated how the 20 acres of land was developed and maintained with zero waste. It is an example that metropolitan cities need to follow for a better future with sustainability as the key. 18th to 20th December 2019 Guides Venue: Rivergate Resort, Karjat The guides experienced a thrilling and insightful camp. The camp developed a feeling of oneness while giving them the opportunity to understand the importance of empathy. Through adventure activities, team games and an enthralling nature walk along the riverside gave the Guides a deeper knowledge of the essence of guiding. The Guides participated in the campfire that was organised and also enacted skits. 31st January to 1st February 2020 Grade 8 Venue: Forganic Farms, Lonavala The students visited the National Association for the Blind, Chikki factory, Bailey Factory and Forganic Farms. The interaction between the blind at NAB and our students left the latter in an emotional state. They were able to empathize and understand the life and living conditions of the elderly people struggling to cope with aging problems. The Chikki Factory and Bailey Factory visit enlightened the students into the making of an edible and non-edible product. Forganic farms showcased the various ways of organic growing of plants and trees, in turn highlighting the distinction in the growth of different plants and trees. 6th to 7th February 2020 Grade 7 Venue: Pune The students visited the GO Cheese Factory where they were awe stricken by the milking of cows and the cheese making process. The visit to Gram Sanskruti Udyan Village Park, a mock village of Maharashtra gave them an insight into the typical village life of Maharashtra. The Aga Khan Palace provided valuable information about Gandhiji’s life and his contribution to India’s freedom struggle. Hindi skits based on the life of Mahatma Gandhi were enacted by students. 19th and 20th February 2020 Grade 6 Venue: Durshet The students visited Ghorthan village in Khopoli and celebrated Shivaji Jayanti. They visited the village School and entertained the students with a song, koli dance, skit and choral recitation. During their visit to the Parle G factory, they were informed about the variety of Parle products, the making of biscuits and distribution of their favourite Parle G biscuits and other products through an audio-visual. They were treated to freshly baked biscuits at the end of their visit. The visit to the Durshet Forest Reserve kept the students engaged as they eagerly observed the vegetation during a nature trail and also indulged in adventure activities like the rope bridge and archery. They enjoyed doing the projects and the learning process took place in a different set up away from School. 20th February 2020 Grade 5 Venue: Farm Studio The students were sub-divided into groups in different zones. Each zone was assigned a task and objectives to follow like soilless cultivation, hibiscus and onion plantation, scare-crow making and poster making. The students were given opportunities to earn credits which they later traded for vegetables at the farm during these activities. 28th February 2020 Grade 4 Venue: Keshav Shrusti, Bhayander The students spotted various trees and shrubs and learnt their properties on the nature trail. They further learnt about organic farming and vermicomposting, recycling paper and handmade paper, making tiaras from flowers and terrariums. The students also visited a cow shed and a biogas plant. 6th March 2020 Grades 1 and 2 Venue: Kidzania, R City Mall, Ghatkopar At Kidzania the students enjoyed first-hand experience of different occupations they could explore. They learnt life values, social skills and team work. 6th March 2020 Grades 3 Venue: Tikujini Wadi Amusement Park, Thane The students had both an educational and an entertaining experience. They visited an aquarium and a dinosaur park. The students learnt about species of fish and the different types of dinosaurs. They enjoyed themselves on numerous rides, roller coasters, dashing cars, swing boats and the Ferris Wheel. – Student Activities: 26th September Grade 2 Topic: Fun with jumbled letters The class was divided into groups. Each group was given a list of clues and letter cards. According to the clues given they had to form ten words. It was a challenging activity and children enjoyed doing it. 13th September Grade: Jr KG Topic: P for PASTA Students brought dry pasta from home. Instead of cooking it, they painted it and let it dry for 2 days. The result was colourful pasta which was then strung together to make a necklace to carry home. 23rd to 27th September Sr.KG Rainy Season For our monsoon lesson plan, our Sr.KG children were shown an audio visual on how to save water, its uses and how to use it wisely, not only at school but also at home. The children also learnt a poem called Save water! 23rd to 27th September Rainy Season Sr.KG The children palm printed to create the bright green trees of our rainforest and coloured the animals and creatures which brought the rainforest to life. Seeing live monsoon creatures was cherry on the cake. Another fun filled day for the students started off with a visit to the rainforest followed by a power point presentation and an audio visual. The children were thrilled to see the beautiful colours of the birds, animals and the trees found in the rainforest. The scarlet macaw and the red eyed frog got them fascinated. 25th September Jr.KG Topic: Introduction of letter R R words were used in the script to introduce letter R to the children in a creative way. Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer enthralled the children with his adventures on a holiday through a puppet show story. 30th September to 4th October 2019 Sr.KG Winter season The week started with Frosty the Snowman introducing the winter season in each class. Clues were given by Frosty and the children had to crack the clues to play the quiz, thereby learning the various winter sports,festivals,food and clothes. 30th September to 4th October 2019 Sr.KG Winter season The children were absolutely enthralled to see the winter animals come alive through the Puppet show – One winters day, wherein the animals taught the children, values of kindness and compassion, and their behaviour in winter, through migration, adaption and hibernation. 30th September to 4th October 2019 Sr.KG Winter season Our budding storytellers were encouraged to read the sight words through the game read and feed the bear. But our bear could swallow only those words which the children could read on their own. One could not help but notice the happiness on the children’s faces as they read and fed the hungry bear. The week culminated as our little math wizards walked the penguin walk and huddled together in a sequence of 1-30 in the given time. Their squeals of laughter, while playing the game, could be heard outside the classroom. 30th September to 4th October Grade: Jr. KG Topic: Little Chefs A Sandwich making activity was done in class. The students had fun making their own sandwiches and eating them. The students understood the importance of assembling a healthy meal and eating it too. 9th October Grade Jr KG Topic : Summer season Dressed in summer attire – sunglasses, hats and a bottle of lemonade, the students learnt about the summer season and played summer games. 15th October Grade : Sr KG Topic : Summer fun in the park The students visited the park opposite the School as part of their summer season lesson plan. Donning caps and with a jaunty step they carefully followed traffic rules to cross the road. Students played hopscotch, saw the various summer plants growing in the park and coloured a worksheet on what they saw at the park. 21st to 23rd October Grade : 4 Topic : States of Northern Mountains Students were divided into groups and each group was allotted a State. The students had to design a travel brochure for these states and include details like important landmarks, food, culture and special tourist attraction. 23rd October Grade : KG Section End of Term Celebration Students dressed in their traditional best celebrated the completion of Term 1 at School. They were advised to carry the message of a silent peaceful Diwali and reduce noise and smoke pollution. An audio visual on safety measures to be adopted was shown. Dancing on folk songs. 5th to 8th November Grade : Sr KG Topic : Transport Students were shown various means of transport and a discussion on their importance followed. A simulation game of train travel was played. – Student Activities: 27th August Jr.KG Puppet show- 3 the 3 bears and Goldilocks came to visit Scottish JrKG students to teach them the number 3. The puppet show had them enthralled and they went back to class happily to write the number on their slates. 27th August 2019 Sr.KG Safety First-Playground rules Children were shown a PPT on Playground safety. Thereafter, the children had a healthy discussion in class on safety rules in school, at home and while visiting a mall. Emergency contact person – A story on Importance of knowing one’s emergency contact person and phone number drove the point home with the children. 26th to 30th August Sr.KG Safety First-Safe v/s unsafe stranger Run Yell and Tell : run away from a stranger, yell for help and surely tell a trusted adult. Children participated eagerly in the discussion on Safe v/s unsafe stranger after the story about a boy Sam, who got lost in the mall. And came up with solutions on how to save themselves…. yell loudly, bite the stranger or kick a stranger if the stranger tries to carry them away ! 26th to 30th August Sr.KG Safety First – My Body – You are the Boss of your Body. Body safety PPT was shown to the children which reinforced the concept of protection oneself and having a network of trusted adults to confide in. A worksheet on – Who do I tell ? was sent home for parents and children to discuss the same. 26th to 30th August Sr.KG Cultural awareness Ganesh festival. Children discussed the joys of celebrating a festival . They also displayed awareness of having eco friendly idols and controlling noise pollution and not polluting the sea in the classroom discussion. 26th to 30th August Sr.KG Puppet Show – Rangilo Rajasthan Kharati Ram and his katputlis, all the way from Rajasthan enthralled the children of the Sr KG section and Grade 1 on Wednesday 28th August 2019. The joy on the childrens faces and their laughter filled the Gamaliel Hall, as they moved their shoulders and danced as the puppet was being strung along in the puppet theatre. The children were also given an opportunity to hold and get a feel of moving the katputlis. A wonderful experience presented by the Tender Roots Academy for Performing Arts. 26th to 30th August Grades 1 & 2 Math is fun with UNO cards Children were divided into groups and given a set of questions. Using their UNO cards they answered them. 26th to 30th August Grade 2 Puzzle Time Hindi Activity- Children were given a jigsaw puzzle of animals, they put all the pieces together and named the animal in Hindi 26th to 30th August Grade 6 Mathematics : MATHS MAGICIANS AT WORK Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn’. Students learn best by being involved in the learning process. Keeping this in mind, students constructed their own unique geometrical figure to find the relationship between pairs of angles using toothpicks. 26th to 30th August Grade 6 Science: LET’S SORT IT OUT Students were made to identify and write the methods of separation for 5 mixtures given 1. Milk and cream, 2. Pure water from salt water, 3. Grain and husk 4. Broken particles of grains from flour and 5. Sand and water. This will surely enable students apply this knowledge to various mixtures seen in daily life. 26th to 30th August Grade 6 History : WATCH THE DIFFERENCE Students discussed and compared present day Mumbai and the well planned city of Harappa. This set them thinking on the benefits of proper town planning. 4th to 6th September Grade 6 Geography: SAVE OUR WATER BODIES Groups were asked to research on the causes of water pollution in Mumbai and present it through innovative ways like skits, PPT or Charts. Causes of pollution of water bodies in Mumbai and preventive measures were highlighted to make the children responsible for the wellbeing of the city. 26th to 30th August Grade 7 English 2: THE GOODNESS TREE Students identify the different ways in which they can impact those around them in a positive manner. Every day, the students record a good deed done on chits of paper and at the end of two weeks come together as a class and put it up on their class board in the form of a tree. Students thus learn the impact of good deeds on themselves and those around them. 26th to 30th August Grade 7 Chemistry: FIRECRACKERS AT WORK The students were divided into groups and asked to research on the chemicals used in fire crackers. Their usefulness or the harm caused by them was illustrated by the groups in the form of a poster. They were sensitized about the harmful effects of firecrackers. 26th to 30th August Grade 8 Chemistry : BONDING Each group represents the atomic structure of an electrovalent compound on an A/4 size sheet by drawing the shells using compass and play dough to represent the correct number of electrons in each shell. The student learns to represent electrovalent compounds in a fun and interesting manner. 2nd to 6th September 2019 Sr.KG My School The week started with children learning details of their beloved School. The School which is truly their pride, was introduced to them with help of Sam and Mother Puppets. The children learnt about the History of their School, location, School flag and motto, School magazine and the Principal. 2nd to 6th September 2019 Sr.KG Teachers Day “The teachers should be the best minds in the country” as quoted by Dr.Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. The children learnt about the significance of 5th September celebrated as Teacher’s Day in India. A Teacher, takes a hand and touches a Heart. Don’t we all agree? 2nd to 6th September 2019 Sr.KG My School The children got reintroduced to their school as they took a walk with their teachers. The children got a peek into the exciting world of experiments as they visited the School Laboratories, they said hello to the North block, South block as well as their own play castle the Heritage block, the iconic Banyan tree looked down upon them as they tip toed around it, The Mackay, Andrew and the Gamaliel Halls held their head high as the kindergarteners passed them, the children learnt about the Principal’s office, the 4 gates which provide them with safety and security and finally ended their walk with the fascinating world of books, The Bombay Scottish Library. The excitement on the children’s faces was noteworthy. 6th September Grade 8 Biology : SAVE THE HEART Students work in groups from home, working on google slides to prepare an e-poster on certain heart disorders highligting the various causes, symptoms and preventive measures. Students learnt to collaborate as a group online and also developed a deeper understanding of the disorders of the heart. 6th to 9th September Grade 3 Shapes The students stuck toothpicks on paper to create different two dimensional shapes like square, rectangle, triangle and diamond. They then wrote the properties of each shape including the number of sides and vertices. 11th to 13th September Grade 5 The Capturing of Iron Man The students had to design a monster, state the qualities their monster possesses and the threat it poses to mankind. They did this to further their understanding of the lesson, ‘ The Capturing of the Iron Man’. 13th September Grade 5 Hindi Divas The students of Grade 5 celebrated 14th September as Hindi Divas by presenting an assembly in Hindi . This was followed by the Hindi Elocution Competition for Grades 1 to 5. 4th to 13th September Grade 6 English-2: Make your own Anthem Students watched a video on the life and works of Rabindranath Tagore.They, then, went on to create their own creative version of the National Anthem in 4-5 lines and presented the same to their class. 4th to 13th September Grade 6 Science- Art of Living The class was divided into groups and the jig-saw method was used. Students revisited concepts on Health and Hygiene. They, then,went on to solve a colouful worksheet on the same. 4th to 13th September Grade 7 Geography- Travelling to Antartica Through Case Study Method, students learnt about the physical features, flora, fauna, minerals, threats to Antarctica in terms of research and tourism. 4th to 13th September Grade 8 Geography – Asia: The Largest Continent Through Jigsaw Method, students learnt about the physical features, flora,fauna, animals etc of the different regions in the contient of Asia. It was heartening to watch students move from home group to expert group to learn and teach each other. 16th to 20th September Grade 7 Biology: The Tree of Life The class was divided into groups and each group member collected information on the different groups of organisms. In class, they collated this information to create a colourful and informative chart. They compared the different examples and their characteristics. 16th to 20th September Grade 8 Physics : Hover Disc Students learnt to apply the concept of atmospheric pressure in daily life. 16th to 20th September Grade 3 3 dimensional solid shapes The students made 3 dimensional shapes using toothpicks and clay to get a better understanding of the number of edges,faces and vertices of the shapes. 16th to 20th September Grade 8 Biology – Food Chain The students created a food chain. The jigsaw method was used and the students worked as a team to learn the components of the ecosystem. The students are also sensitized to the need for conservation. – Student Activities: 20th August,2019 Grade: 5 Subject : General Science Topic : Food & Health The students of Grade 5 visited Prasad Bakery where they learnt about the various stages of baking.They learnt about the ingredients used & their nutritional values.They were also provided an insight into waste management and the steps taken to minimize pollution.The visit concluded by the students tasting the freshly baked cookies. 19th & 20th August,2019 Grade : 4 Subject: General Science Topic: Air The students of Grade 4 conducted various experiments to demonstrate the different properties of air with the help of balloons, hot & cold water etc. 19th -23rd August Grade 1 Make a sentence Children were given different letters of the Alphabet to form meaningful words.The group then put the words together to make a sentence. Grade 1 Card for Grandparents Children made a lovely card and wrote a message for their grandparents. Grade 2 Young Authors Children were given 6 sentences of a story.They arranged them in the correct sequence,gave an appropriate title and end to the story. Grade 1 & 2 Making Sandwich Children learnt the art of making healthy food,eating right and staying fit. 19th August Jr KG A Colour week gallery walk – RED The theme of colours started off with Jr. KG A celebrating the Red day. Students came dressed in Red colour T-shirts and were super excited to see their class done up with Red colour all around. As part of the gallery walk, they welcomed the other classes with a lot of enthusiasm and taught them a Red colour song. 20th August Jr KG B Colour week gallery walk – YELLOW Yellow -the colour of happiness ,freshness, energy, and positivity was wonderfully displayed by JrKG B. Dressed up in bright yellow dress the children enjoyed various display of yellow objects around the classroom. They enjoyed their sumptuous yellow meal like dhokla , boiled corn, yellow puri , poha and showcased the yellow tiffin box to the other classes too. 21st August Jr KG C Colour week gallery walk – GREEN Green day signifies the colour of life, nature and renewal of energy . Jr KG-C displayed the green colour theme by wearing green tops and the classroom was decorated with green items on the board and mobile hangings . This was followed by a Hoolahoop game whereby children enjoyed jumping through them with music. They left with a message to SPREAD GREEN and GO GREEN. 22nd August Jr KG D Colour week gallery walk BLUE The Blue day celebrations in Jr KG D was an extremely exciting experience for the students. They went into the Blue class and saw a display of many Blue articles. They could hold back themselves and were overwhelmed to meet with the visitors from Blue Land “Baby Blue and Bubble Blue” The students left after making a promise to do all they can to to save their precious Blue Planet -Earth. 23rd August Jr KG E Colour week gallery walk PINK & PURPLE The students wore Pink and Purple T Shirts to School which made a pretty picture in JrKG E. The class was decorated with dupattas of the same colours and objects as well. a painting station was created to show how these 2 colours are made by mixing. A dance session with the colour song had all grooving to the music. 19th -23rd August Sr KG Safety week – In School Children practiced an emergency evacuation through a mock drill. The children were taught to identify the gates for evacuation. They walked in an orderly manner and lined up in their allocated safe zone. 19th -23rd August Sr KG Safety week – fire Children learnt the rules for fire safety through a story They were taught how to Drop roll and run in the event of a fire. 19th -23rd August Sr KG Safety week – on the road Stop, look and listen before you cross the road. Children were taught the correct way to cross the road and to follow the safety and signal rules. They enthusiastically recited the road safety poem while dramatizing the zebra crossing in the road scene created by the teachers in the activity room. The road safety Power Point Presentation shown to the children cemented the safety rules in the little ones to last for a life time. 22nd August Grade 5 Soluble and Insoluble Substances The students were divided into groups and asked to carry various soluble and insoluble substances like salt, sugar, rice and soil.The children were asked to mix these in water and note their observations.They were thus able to differentiate between soluble and insoluble substances. 19th -23rd August Grade 6 Sub: English Literature: Activity: Live Sports Updates Students enacted their favourite sport in class with live commentary using roleplay.They learned to work as a team and nuances of live sports commentary. 19th -23rd August Grade 6 Sub: Science Activity: Magnet or not? Teacher demonstrated attraction and repulsion of magnets with the help of ring magnets and a stand.The students were ecstatic on observing repulsion in the form of levitation. The demonstration drove home the idea of repulsion being exhibited by like poles only. 19th -23rd August Grade 7 Sub: English Language: Activity: Circle of Life The students were encouraged to watch the movie Lion King and thereafter they were made to writes arguments to support claims and substantiate it with valid reasoning . The student were also asked to narrate his experience on being a rescuer or rescued. 19th -23rd August Grade 7 Subject: History Activity: Gender Bias The students while learning about the great women ruler Razia Sultan were encouraged to discuss in groups on Gender Bias prevalent then and now. The students further explored the various arenas like home,school, workplace etc. where gender discrimination is prevalent. 19th -23rd August Grade 7 Sub: Geography Activity: Save the Soil The students were given Case studies from around the world on Soil Erosion. Students deciphered the information provided in the case study to list out the causes, effects and provided steps to control it. 19th -23rd August Grade 8 Sub: Chemistry Activity: Magic of Valency Students worked on creating molecular formulas using jig-saw cards of radicals. Each group was given different set of positive and negative radicals and they worked as a team to develop molecular formulas using the valency cards. MUN CONFERENCES: Dates : 2nd to 4th August 2019 Name: HFSMUN Venue: Hiranandani Foundation School, Powai Recognition: Rishi Ahuja from 11A was awarded Best Delegate in the Indian Crisis Committee. Sivaranjani Viswanathan from 11A was awarded Best Illustrator. Dates: 2nd to 4th August 2019 Name: JNS Annual World Summit Venue: Jamnabai Narsee School, Juhu Recoginition: Best advocacy: Salonee Kumar 12-A and Lakshya Dugar 12-B Best Delegate : Arman Kanorwala – Staff Seminars and Workshops: Date : 5th July 2019 Title : Effective use of Power Point Conducted by : Ms S Lulla, Ms N Dikshit, Ms T Abraham, Ms A Nene, Ms S Khan, Ms N Mathew The and Rule were explained, together with appropriateness of images, colour schemes, and use of sharp clear images. How to avoid common mistakes which included; too many animations, too much written data, not enough contrast between background and written text. Linking of media files with the presentation : This was demonstrated by inserting video or audio files, by hyperlinking video or audio files. Date : 29th July 2019 Title : Flipped Class Conducted by : Ms A Nanda, Ms F Golwala, Ms A Jacob, Ms M Hill Students learn to research or study material on their own….identifying the areas that they need to focus on more…or any problems they come across. Teachers deal with those problems on a one-on-one basis deepening understanding of the topic. It is taken further by worksheets or exercises done in class. Date: 29th July 2019 Title : Graphic Organisers Conducted by: Ms S Arora, Ms S Singh, Ms F Haeems, Ms B DeSylva, Ms F D’Silva These are tools that help students to break down the study material into components and understand them in bite sized pieces. It aids in clarification of thought and in application, too. Can be used through a spectrum of subjects and include concept maps, mind maps and flow charts. Date: 30th July 2019 Title : Group Discussion Conducted by: Mr J Chacko, Ms K Choudhary, Ms A Gupta, Ms N Soares, Ms S Chhabria The students learn to use communication as a tool to understand, share and listen. It helps them develop leadership skills. They express concepts, ideas, facts with clarity. Teachers can easily assess the class and evaluate the extent of their understanding. Date: 30th July 2019 Title : Think, Pair and Share Conducted by: Ms A Bharathi, Mr M Ovichegan, Ms S Nivedhitha, Ms M Kothari It helps the student express their views and opinions to one other student. It helps those who are shy to also contribute to the learning process. Everyone’s voice is heard. They learn to defend their opinions and take a stand in a larger group. It is ideal for analytical thinking and higher order questions. Date: 31st July 2019 Title : Jigsaw Conducted by: Mr V Mansuri, Ms P Coutinho, Ms S Cardozo, Ms R Correa, Ms D D’Cunha The child learns to focus on his aspect of the topic and teach others in a group setting. They share material with others, enhancing their own learning and also listening to the other members in the group who have studied other aspects of the topic. It improves team work, communication skills and encourages peer learning. Date: 31st July 2019 Title : Kahoot Conducted by: Ms S Bakhtawar, Ms A.Ubale ,Ms.S.Khandwani, Ms M.Fernandes Ms.S.Billava Is an online app to help assessment / revision/recap of the topic through a fun quiz or a multiple choice questionnaire. It appeals to the gaming instinct in children and makes testing effortless with the results declared immediately. It gives the teacher a quick round- up of the performance of her class. The presentation was a live demo that brought out the competitive spirit of the staff. – Grade 6 Date: 21st June 2019 Activity : Mapping our School The students created a floor plan of important areas like the Office areas, Sick Room, Library, Play Areas etc. They represented these areas using colourful symbols. Dates: 11th and 12th July 2019 Activity : Poetry Writing Students were given different topics based on nature. They were made to compose a poem of 4 to 5 lines on the spot in class. The students enjoyed adding rhyme scheme and descriptive words to add a lively touch to their composition. – Grade 7 Dates: 11th and 12th July 2019 Activity : Global Warming A group discussion was held on ways to reduce global warming. Students provided informative stategies to reduce global warming. They suggested ways in which they as students can contribute to tackle the problem. – Nature Club: On 3rd August, 54 Nature Club members of Grades 7 to 10 went to Natadventure Forest Camp, Wada .There the Students were engaged in many team activities like ‘Passing the Marble ”using a halved bamboo piece , Burma Bridge, Ladder Bridge, Dynamic Challenge Course,Crossing Obstacles.The heavy rains added to the excitement , after a sumptuous lunch the group returned early due to inclement weather and the threat of high tides . – Spectrum Club: On 8th August, Grade 7 members of the Spectrum Club attended a workshop held at Bhau Daji Lad Museum by Ms. Purnima Dutt of INTACH. Students were briefed about posting 4 films by January 2020 on INTACH website based on heritage of Mumbai. Students enthusiastically responded to the guidance provided at the workshop. – Class Activities: Jr KG Dates: 7th to 9th August 2019 Activity : Exploring Scottish The Jr. KG students trotted around the School to be familiar with various areas in their School compound. They visited the Principal’s office, the School office, the Sick room, St. Andrew’s Hall, Basketball Court, the Senior School classes, dispersal gates like Gate 1 and 4 which are used for bus dispersal and Gate 3 used for Parent’s line. They say that their best experience was visiting The Principal’s Office and meeting our Principal .It was an exciting tour for our little ones. Dates: 7th to 9th August 2019 Activity: Learning Numbers The Jr.KG students were introduced to Number 7 through the story of Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs. A puppet show for the same was organised in the St. Andrew’s Hall. They watched wide eyed and mouths open, as the oft heard story come to life in puppet form. Sr KG Dates: 8th to 12th July 2019 Activity: Our Senses It was an exciting week for Sr KG students as their classrooms were converted into sensory stations for a gallery walk.They experienced firsthand, how important our Senses are in daily life.Sense of touch saw soft cotton, smooth satin, rough sandpaper and even bumpy objects.Our world full of colours was enjoyed through our sense of sight. The hearing station was exciting with various musical instruments and even a Jal Tarang.We had many students sniffing eagerly at the soaps, coffee, lemon slices and flowers among others to distinguish their sense of smell. The tasting session had enthusiastic ones trying bitter gourd and lemon slices along with sweet jaggery and salty chips. Date: 2nd August 2019 Activity : My favourite things A worksheet, labeled ‘These are a few of my favourite things’ was sent home. Children were asked to draw, colour and label or stick a picture of their favourite things like colour, animal, food, toy and sport. This led to an interactive discussion at home with Parents and in class with the Teachers. These were displayed in class for the Parent Teacher Meeting. Grade 1 Date: 8th August 2019 Activity : One and Many The class was divided into two groups .The first half was asked to pick flashcards of the Singular Words.The other half was asked to pick flashcards with the Plural words.The children were then asked to move around the class and find their partner to match the Singular word with their Plural. Date: 9th August 2019 Activity : Move and Freeze The children danced to the music played for them with actions. Date: 13th to 16th August 2019 Activity: Identify & Sort Two baskets labelled as Pulses and Cereals were kept on the table.Children picked up packets of food items,identified them and put it in the correct basket. Grade 2 Date: 8th August 2019 Activity: Guess the House The children were asked to pick the flash card having the number shown on the board.They then had to stand by the House of Hundreds,House of Tens or House of Ones.The child having the number with the underlined digit announced the place value aloud. Date : 9th August 2019 Activity: My favourite fruit During the fruit break the children were asked to speak about their favourite fruit.. Dates: 13th to 16th August 2019 Activity: Odd and Even Two circles were drawn on the floor. Children from roll numbers 1 to 20 stood on the outer circle. Children with even roll numbers were asked to jump into the inner circle. They did different actions when the music was played. Grade 3 Date : 16th July 2019 Activity : Character Sketch The Children were made to discuss the main characters from the lesson ‘Arachne’ and jot down the qualities associated with these characters. While doing this they learnt how to write a character sketch. Through this the students also learnt the qualities associated with a good human being. Date: 17th July 2019 Activity : Snakes and Ladders Based on the game of snakes and ladders put up on the interwrite board, the concepts of addition and subtraction were reinforced. Date: 18th July 2019 Activity : Transport and its impact on the environment Students were shown a video of different modes of transport. The students were encouraged to think and discuss the various pros and cons of different types of transport. Thus coming to the conclusion that eco-friendly vehicles are the need of the hour. Date: 23rd July 2019 Activity : Swachh Bharat Abhiyan During this activity, the students were asked to clean their classroom and surroundings. This was done to inculcate the habit of cleanliness and to contribute to India’s largest cleanliness mission ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’. Grade 4 Dates: 8th to 10th July 2019 Activity : Never give up Each child shared his or her own experience of a difficult situation. They spoke about how they worked through the situation and did not give up till they found a suitable solution. Thus enacting the idea conveyed by the poem ‘Koshish Karne wallo ki kabhi har nahi hoti’ Dates: 9th and 10th July 2019 Activity : Building a digestive system The children worked with different coloured clay to create the different parts of the human digestive systems. While doing so they learnt the functioning of the digestive system. Dates : 15th to 19th July 2019 Activity : Role Play on Forgiveness Students were made to understand the importance of forgiveness through a role play. Each group created their own story on forgiveness and enacted it in their own unique style. Date: 19th July 2019 Activity : Creating a Time Line The students were asked to create a timeline tracing the major events of their lives in chronological order. They had to include one memorable event for each year. Grade 5 Date : 5th July 2019 Activity : Angular Math The children constructed different types of angles using toothpicks to learn the various properties of an angle. Date : 8th July 2019 Activity : Newspaper Activity The children were divided into groups and each group was given a newspaper. They had to scan it for an interesting article and then pick the adjectives from it. Children were encouraged to observe how the adjectives helped to make the article interesting. Date: 12th July 2019 Activity : Healthy Snacks The children were divided into groups and each group was asked to make a healthy snack. They were then asked to share the recipe with the rest of the class, in Hindi. This activity was done to bring out the message given by the lesson, ‘Sambhav ki Bhool’ Grade 6 Date: 27th June 2019 Activity : Internet Minute Students find Math more meaningful and relevant when they can use their Mathethematical skills to better understand and analyse current events. Keeping this in mind, the article ‘The Internet Minute’ from Times of India dated 8th June 2019 was discussed. Dates: 7th and 8th July 2019 Activity : Good Habits Students presented short skits in Marathi on topics like- littering, good eating habits, study habitsand good manners. They understood the value of inculcating good habits in their lives. Dates: 25th and 26th July 2019 Activity : Innovative Flag Children worked in groups to create innovative flags. They then presentaed the same to their classmates in Marathi, emphazing the importance of the symbols and colours used in their flag. Dates: 16th to 19th August 2019 Activity : Elements and Compounds Subject : Science Students were asked to get clay and toothpicks to class. They then made simple ‘Ball and Stick models’ to understand the concept of elements and compounds. They enjoyed the process of moulding different colours of clay and working in groups to make molecules and compounds. Dates: 16th to 19th August 2019 Activity : Scottish Gram Panchayat Subject : History Students dressed as members of a village Gram Panchayat.They also addressed certain general issues like sanitation, education, health etc through role play. Grade 7 Date: 27th June 2019 Activity : Cell City Brochure The students researched on various cell organelles. They then made a brochure of a Cell City depicting the location, function of each cell organelle and comparing them to some daily life strcuctures such as a post office, power house etc.Students interpreted the functions of the cell organelles by associating them with everyday life processes. Date: 17th July 2019 Activity : Blow the Balloon Subject: Chemistry Students were asked to get simple materials like balloon,, vinegar and baking powder. They conducted the experiment in groups and recorded their observations. Students developed skills such as working in groups and reasoning. They enjoyed working like little scientists to conduct these experiments. Dates: 17th and 18th July 2019 Activity : Mumbai – Aamchi Shaan A colourful chart depicting various tourist and places of historical importance was created by the students.The students then presented their chart in Marathi to their classmates. Dates: 25th and 26th July 2019 Activity : Weave a Mystery Students were given a mixed bag of words.They had to pick one word and weave an interesting mystery story around it and present it to the class. Students developed the skill to think out of the box and come up with engaging plots. Dates: 16th to 19th August 2019 Activity : Density Gradient Subject: Physics Student was asked to get liquids like oil,detergent,milk etc. They created a density gradient in class.This experiment helped them understand the concept of density.They also developed skills like team work and scientific temper. Grade 8 Dates: 26th and 27th June 2019 Activity : Mirror Images The abstract concept of reflection was done hands on in class using plane mirrors.The students worked in pairs and recorded their observations Date: 5th July 2019 Activity: Know your matter A group activity was done to learn the characteristics of matter. Students used common materials like gems,mouthwash, milk,detergentetc. to learn about the concepts of diffusion and intermolecular spaces. Date: 5th July 2019 Activity: Save the Endangered Species Colourful posters with interesting facts were made by the students to create awareness about various endangered species on our planet. Date: 10th July 2019 Activity: Fractional Pizza Students learned the concept of rational numbers in an interesting manner using colourful materials. Date: 16th to 19th August 2019 Activity: Each One Plant One Subject: Biology Students were given instructions to grow a plant using a vegetative part and not the seed.They took weekly selfies to record the growth of their plant.After 5 weeks they brought the plant to school along with the selfies clicked and made a poster.They developed a sense of responsibility as they had to nuture their plants and protect it from external factors. – Independence Day Celebration: KG Section Date: 14th August 2019 India’s Independence Day was celebrated with gusto in the KG section as Jr. KG students wore Orange, White and Green clothes to School as a representation of our Tri colour National Flag. The freedom struggle and our National heroes were introduced through video, to make students aware of how much we owe them and their sacrifice for a free India. They coloured flags which were displayed in class. Sr KG students coloured a paper cap with the Indian flag colours and wore it on the way home with pride in their heart and a jaunt in their step. They marched and sang the National Anthem. They were shown a video of India’s freedom struggle and a PowerPoint Presentation of our National symbols and their importance for our country. They also learnt the poem – Our flag has 3 colours. Grade 3 Date: 14th August 2019 To celebrate Independence Day the students of Grade 3 made bookmarks to ‘mark’ the spirit of freedom. They used various national symbols in order to embody qualities like strength and resilience that every Indian should possess. Grade 4 Dates: 16th to 19th August 2019 Grade 4 celebrated Independence Day by remembering the leaders and freedom fighters who helped us to attain freedom. They spoke about a leader/ freedom fighter of their choice and his/her contribution to India’s struggle for freedom. Grade 5 Dates: 16th to 19th August 2019 The students of Grade 5 commemorated our 73rd Independence Day by discussing what ‘Independence’ and ‘freedom’ means to them. They spoke about this by drawing upon their learnings of Fundamental Rights and Duties. – Inter School Sustainability Festival – ‘We Create’ 2019 On 3rd July, Chef Thomas Zacharias of ‘The Bombay Canteen’ addressed 50 students from Grades 9 to 12 about Forgotten Foods. He explained to them the diverse cuisines in India; explained to them about how there are many vegetables indigenous to India and the impact of their disappearance. The session ended with a Question and Answer Round where students clarified their doubts. – Crowd Funding initiative: On 8th July 2019, Mr Ranganath Thota, Founder, Fueladream addressed the students of Std. 9 rearding raising money for Akshaya Patra a NGO the feeds 1.7 million children a day under their ‘No Child Goes Hungry Scheme’. The money raised by the students of Bombay Scottish School Mahim will fund the Maharashtra side of the scheme. – Digital Safety Workshop: A workshop on Digital Footprint was conducted by Mr Sayantan Sen of Digital Safety India for students of Grades 9 & 11 in school on 9th July. The students were encouraged to reflect on their online behavior and its impact on their emotional well being, relationships, reputation and future prospects. – Leadership Training Programme for Student Council Members: 106 Student Council Members attended a training session at the Indian School of Management and Entrepreneurship on 10th July 2019. Mr David Wittenberg conducted a session ‘Preparing Leaders on how to Lead’ where he discussed the difference between Leadership and Management and the traits of a Leader. Ms Anjana Kumar used activities to help students understand the role of Team Leaders and also gave them points on how to resolve conflicts effectively. – Investiture Ceremony: The Student Council members were led into the Gamaliel Hall by the Principal Ms .George.They took their position on stage in the presence of their colleagues and proud parents on 26th June 2019.The Oath taking ceremony began with a prayer by the SAC Ms.Thomas who asked the Almighty to bless the student council with the strength and courage to carry out their duties fairly and fearlessly.After the oath and distribution of badges,the Principal congratulated the Student Council and reminded them that a true leader leads by example and stays true to their convictions.The function concluded with the school song followed by the National Anthem. – Annual Prize Day : On Friday 28th June, the Annual Prize Day Ceremony for the Senior Section took place in the Nehru Centre Auditorium , Worli. The students who did the school proud at the ISC and the ICSE Examinations 2019 were felicitated along with the prize winners of standards 9 and 11. The trophies for various Inter-House Competitions were received by the House Captains. The Chief Guest of the ceremony was Mr. Ranjan Banerjee, Dean and Professor- Marketing of SP Jain Instutute of Management and Research. Dr Banerjee spoke to the students about the relevance of having a growth mindset. The teachers and office staff who have completed twenty years of service were felicitated by the Principal, Mrs George and the Treasurer and Administrator, Mr Albal. The programme ended with an entertaining Choral recitation and a dance performance by the winners of the Nritya Competition. – Annual Prize Day The excellence in academic performance of students of Grades 6 to 8 was acknowledged on 4th July 2019 during the Junior Annual Prize Day. The Principal encouraged the students to fulfill their passions and continue to achieve greater success. The Prize Distribution ceremony was followed by a performance by the winners of Junior Nritya. – A Physics Cell Meeting was conducted on 28th June 2019 by Mr Santosh Nimkar of Bombay Scottish School, Mahim for ICSE Physics teachers across the State. Mr Nimkar discussed the Std. 9 syllabus in detail and also explained how experiments should be conducted. – Cell Meeting in Technical Drawing Applications was conducted on 5th July 2019 by Ms Shefali Lulla in School. The ICSE teachers from different Schools in Mumbai attended the meeting. Ms Lulla discussed the March 2019 ICSE Paper in detail. – Mission Week: The Mission Week was held from 17th April to 21st April 2019 for classes 1 to 8. The theme for the week was ‘Celebrate Life’ and was conducted by Mr. Dinesh Salian and his team. Each day dealt with a sub topic like Being Loved, Being Secure, Being Inspired, Being Patient, Being Accepted. These subtopics were aptly illustrated through the lives of eminent people like Jim Carey, Ida Scudder. Each session began with songs, quizzes and games which generated a lot of enthusiasm amongst the students. Small skits were also enacted by Mr Salian and his team to bring out the essence of the theme ‘Celebrate Life’. The entire week proved to be a holistic experience for the students as it taught them values like team work, empathy and being sensitive to one and all. – Understanding Mental Health – A group of 28 Psychology students of the ISC section attended a short workshop series conducted by Fortis Healthcare from 13th to 18th May 2019 and 27th to 31st May 2019. The resource person Mr. Carlton D’Souza covered topics like the Application of Psychology in Mental Health and other settings, Health Psychology, Clinical Disorders and Psychological Interviewing. Students had a very enriching experience as the sessions very very interactive. At the end of the workshop series , students had to present on a Mental Health topic of their choice. – Staff Seminar: On 3rd June the teachers of Bombay Scottish School, Mahim attended a workshop in School conducted by Ms Chetna Mehrotra and her team. The topics discussed were – Team Building, Role Playing, Thinking out of the Box, Following specific instructions, Expressing oneself, using theatre as a tool for learning. – A Psychology Cell Meeting was conducted on 21st June 2019 by Ms.Hiral Shroff of Bombay Scottish School , Mahim for ISC Psychology teachers across the state. The agenda of the meeting included – -Discussion of the ISC Psychology 2019 Question Paper and Answer Key -Discussion of 2021 syllabus to be followed by Std 11. Ms. Shroff also shared some tips and resources that the teachers could use that could enrich the learning experiences of students. – Parent Orientation : 2019-2020 – June 2019 A Parent Orientation was organized for parents from Sr KG to Std. 8 on 4th June 2019; for Stds. 9 and 10 on 6th June 2019 and for Std. 11 on 7th June 2019. The Jr KG parents were introduced to the School System and students were inducted on 13th June 2019. The Principal emphasized the relevance of developing life coping strategies in children along with Technical Skills, Critical Thinking,Creativity, Communication, Collaboration and Digital Skills . The Co-ordinators of the respective sections gave insight into the learning experience at Bombay Scottish School. It also focussed on the expectation of the School from the Parents and the Parents from the School. Guidelines for students and parents, assessment pattern and the schedule, curricular and co-curricular activities schedule was shared with the parents. – Bombay Scottish Career Counselling Workshop Bombay Scottish School, Mahim hosted a career guidance session on Friday, 12th April 2019 for parents of Stds. 10 and 12 in the Gamaliel Hall in association with Edu USA, British Council and Consulate General of Canada. Ms. M. Mohta the Career Counselor explained the application and admission protocol for universities in India. Ms. Rupal Parikh from the British Council discussed the U.K. university application criteria, Ms. Elaine D’Souza explained the Canadian university admission procedure and representatives from EDU USA spoke at length about the college admission selection criteria regarding U.S. universities. This was followed by a question and answer round where queries and concerns were addressed by the speakers. The event was greatly appreciated by parents. – Krea University Open House Bombay Scottish School, Mahim was happy to host an Open House Event for Krea University on Friday, 5th April 2019 from 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm in the Gamaliel Hall. Students and parents across Mumbai got an opportunity to learn more about the inter-woven learning experience offered by Krea University for their B.A. and B.Sc. programmes. Krea spokespersons Dr. Sunder Ramaswamy, Vice Chancellor and Ms. Paula Mariwala Member, Board of Management shared the selection criteria and the inclusive policy of having students with diverse extra-curricular interests in Sports, Drama, Music, Culture and Community Service. They explained that Krea University was committed to building a vibrant community of students and faculty bringing in varied life experiences and perspectives cutting across different backgrounds. Career Counselor from other School in Mumbai also attended the event and got an opportunity to interact closely with the Krea University spokespersons. The event was well attended and a resounding success. – Spine Workshop On 4th April 2019, Std. 9 students attended a talk on Power Over Pain. A team of eminent doctors stressed the importance of building a culture of prevention, to lead an active lifestyle free from back pain. The students were briefed on posture-correction, the importance of nutrition and physical activity. – AMITY UNIVERSITY, MUMBAI ‘Vision 2025’ – a unique initiative that will help students emerge as leaders of tomorrow, was conducted by Amity University, Mumbai for the ISC section on 29th March 2019. It sought to develop leadership skills in students to help them march ahead to a promising future. The students were further given a comprehensive overview of the courses offered by the University. Ms. Gunjan Jha, Deputy Director of Marketing, addressed the students focusing on the details of the under-graduate courses offered at Amity and the corporate placements at the end of the term. It was an interactive session which provided the students with a bird’s eye view of Amity University, Mumbai. – Workshop on Nutrition A workshop on Nutrition was conducted by Ms. Payal Kothari, an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach on 27th March 2019 for the ICSE and ISC sections respectively. It focused on the importance of maintaining ‘gut health’ and the role played by our four happy hormones which aid the process of leading a healthy life. Ms. Kothari further emphasised the fact that a healthy mind corresponds to overall good health. The workshop thus motivated the students to cultivate healthy food habits and lifestyle that will lead to a healthy mind and body. – Happiness day at Scottish The International Day of Happiness on 20th March 2019 was celebrated at our school as a way to recognize the importance of connecting, caring and appreciating the people around us. We began the morning assembly by talking about the importance of gratitude. During the morning meditation time, students were asked to think of the people who have made their lives a bit more beautiful. During the day students wrote letters of gratitude to the people have made their lives brighter. Happiness walls were created – where children wrote, pasted pictures, drew sketches on ‘What Makes Me Smile and I will share happiness by …. etc.’ We are happiest when we are mindful of the moment. This was impressed upon the students through videos. The day was more than just a fun celebration, it was a reminder to our students to make it a priority to bring out the best in themselves. Download – Website notice for talk on Finance Mr Raunaq Singh of HDFC Bank and Mr Vishal Sharma of HDFC Ergo gave an overview of the wide horizon of the financial world to the Commerce students of ISC on 15th March 2019. In their talk, they introduced the children to the different types of banks, to the various financial services offered by banks, credit risk management, common financial terms, precautions that need to be taken while handling plastic money and the world of insurance. This informative talk was not only backed up by an interesting power point presentation, but was also extremely interactive. – Pi Day at Scottish, Mahim On Thursday, March 14, 2019 students of Stds. 6, 7 and 8 celebrated the wonderful irrational number that we know and love as Pi. The students were involved in a range of Pi related activities, some involving pizzas. At the end of the lesson, the pizza was relished with much gusto by the enthusiastic and excited students. – Camping Trip to Karjat Scouts, Cubs and Bulbuls, along with their friends, were happy to get an exciting opportunity to learn, grow and have fun on a camping trip to the Rivergate Resort at Karjat on 23rd and 24th February 2019. The first day at the resort began with an introductory session on camp rules and whistle signals. Students learnt about the importance of first-aid and how to use a compass. Several activities like chart making, human figure making and team games kept the students thoroughly engaged. They not only learnt to be independent, but also made new friends. During inspection, all the groups were eager to display a neat and tidy room. The day ended around the camp fire where students showcased their dance skills. On the second morning, exercise was followed by treasure hunt and a session on phonetic codes. Finally came the prize distribution where students were rewarded for their behaviour and overall performance. – Visit to Prasad Bakery On Friday, 8th February 2019 the children of Sr. KG. were curious and then excited to be taken to Prasad Bakery to see the process of kneading, baking and packing of cakes, breads and cookies first-hand. They relished the freshly baked cookie they were given. It was a lovely learning experience which they all enjoyed! – Junior Sports Day The hearts of one and all were filled with delight at the Annual Junior Sports Day. The KG. Sports Day was held on Friday, 1st February, 2019 on the School Grounds. In excitement and anticipation, the students lined up to put their best foot forward and win the coveted medal on the race track. Values for Life and Social Causes were the themes for Jr. and Sr. KG. respectively. Children went home tired but happy having understood the true meaning of sportsmanship. Sports Day for Stds. 1 to 5 was held on Saturday, 2nd February 2019. Parents and grandparents were fascinated by the unique team races the ‘Budding Sportsmen’ of Std. 1, the ‘Fun Brigade’ of Std. 2, ‘Scottzania’ of Std. 3, ‘Race Mania’ of Std. 4 or the ‘Speed Breakers’ of Std. 5; each race exemplified sportsmanship, team-spirit and creativity. – Republic Day & Nritya 2019 The Republic Day celebration at School was attended by the students of Stds. 9 and 11, the Student Council Members, the School Band and the Staff Members on 26th January 2019. The programme started with the Principal hoisting the flag while the band played the National Anthem. Our Principal Ms. M. Paul conducted the special prayer service. This was followed by a Republic Day speech by Reeva Nanda who recalled the making of our Constitution and why we need to respect and abide by our Constitution. Mr. S. Nimkar, a Senior Teacher, spoke about how we can contribute to the progress of our Nation. The Nritya Competition followed, where the four Houses celebrated a specific Indian musical instrument through a five minute dance recital. The Judges, Ms. Dhanu, Ms. A. Deshpande and Mr. R. Ghadge were all praise for the participants. The Blue House was adjudged the winners. The programme concluded with the singing of the School Song followed by the National Anthem. – Movie Screening for our students On 23rd and 24th January 2019, students of Stds. 4 to 8, along with their teachers were taken to see a movie: ‘Paanch Rupaiya’, a poignant story of a grandmother and her orphaned little grandson, based on the Hindi litterateur Munshi Premchand’s story ‘Idgah’. This movie sensitized the children about the bond a child shares with his grandmother and highlighted values like empathy, sacrifice and love. The students thereafter did a project based on the film. – INFINITY 2019 On 11th and 12th January 2019, Ansh Patel , Vedika Seth and Rishabh Chakraborty participated in, ‘INFINITY-2019′, an Inter-School Mathematics Competition hosted by Aditya Birla World Academy in association with BITS, Pilani. It had participants from 33 schools across South Asia. During the course of the two-day event, our students took part in challenging individual and team rounds and a poster-making round that helped sharpen their mathematical and critical thinking skills. – Workshop for Teachers On 7th January 2019, Bombay Scottish School teachers of Mahim and Powai enjoyed an enlightening and interactive workshop conducted by Mr. C.P. Vishwanath from Karadi Path Education Co. Pvt. Ltd. The main objective of this workshop was to empower teachers of all disciplines with techniques to ensure their students comprehend well, so that deep learning happens naturally and effectively. Mr. Vishwanath gave very good examples of how comprehension aids learning even in subjects like Mathematics and Science. He highlighted the importance of making teaching fun through the art of story-telling. He also demonstrated the beauty of listening to facilitate better understanding and the importance of reading in making learning effective. – Nature Club trip to Remember The winter trip to Assam and Meghalaya organised by the Nature Club from 18th to 24th December 2018 was a run-away hit. 45 nature-enthusiasts were enthralled by the sighting of the one-horned rhino, wild buffalo, hog deer and the numerous aquatic birds at the Kaziranga National Park. The group had an equally enjoyable time in scenic Meghalaya. The numerous waterfalls, beautiful valleys and the unique Mawsmai Caves captured the imagination of the nature lovers. This trip was also an eye-opener to the rich and varied cultures existing in India. The highlight of the trip was the fabulous sunset cruise on the mighty Brahmaputra River. The students definitely made memories to last for a lifetime! – The Annual Girl Guide Camp The Annual Girl Guide Camp of Bombay Scottish School, Mahim kicked off on the 15th and concluded on 17th December 2018. The girls experienced an exhilarating, and insightful three days at Monteria Resort, Khopoli. The Camp developed a feeling of togetherness, while giving the girls an opportunity to practise sharing and caring. Through adventure activities, team games and an enthralling nature walk, the Guides gained a deeper knowledge of the essence of Guiding. The various short skits performed by the Guides around the campfire was the high point of the Camp. – Results of the Inter-House Quiz Competition 2018-2019 The Inter-House Quiz Competition was held on Friday 26th October for the Juniors Category and on 27th November for the Senior Category . Winning House : Green Senior Team: Madhav Arora Jai Bellare Aman Agarwal Anirvaan Kar Ishaan Goel Ira Srivastava Ushnish Dasgupta Winning House : Yellow The Junior Team: Aarav Choudhari Vivaan Balvally Arnav Gupta Aniket Krishna Karan Philip Overall Results: Green House – Winner Yellow House – 1st Runner-Up – Christmas Celebration at Scottish Santa came a visitin’ to good ole’ Bombay Scottish on Monday, 10th December 2018. The visit was made especially for our tiniest tots, the KG section, dressed in their party best. His arrival led to squeals of joy and excitement. Carols were sung with enthusiasm for dear Santa. This was followed by a story-telling session which had them enraptured. Party food was shared by all, in keeping with the spirit of the Season and the cake was yummy! – Mathematics Exhibition Greenlawns High School, Breach Candy, hosted a Mathematics Exhibition ‘Mathemania’ on 7th December 2018. Aditya Choudhury , Arnab Choudhury , Devansh Desai and Arav Chadda attended the exhibition. Aditya Choudhury and Arnab Choudhury won the 3rd place among 15 teams, for their exhibit ‘Area Proportionality in a Right-angled Triangle’. We are proud of their achievement! – Psychology Fest ‘Illuminaire’ Congratulations to the contingent of 13 students of the ISC section who were declared winners at the Lilavati Podar High School Psychology Fest ‘Illuminaire’ 2018 on Saturday, 1st December 2018. The Team: Download – Child and Adolescent Mental Health An interactive session with Dr. Zirak Marker at the Aditya Birla Integrated School titled ‘Child And Adolescent Mental Health’ was held on 7th December 2018. Dr. Marker began with discussing the recent cases he had been handling. He went over 11 psychological issues that children and adolescents face these days like substance abuse, eating disorders and depression among them and the warning signs of each. He gave an insight on the role of teachers and counsellors in picking up these warning signs and intervening. Dr. Marker supplemented these issues by sharing various cases he had dealt with and what strategies he had used for the same. He concluded the session by briefly explaining treatment options for various psychological disorders. Our Councillor Ms. Hiral Shroff was in attendance. – Inter-Scool Debate on ‘World Aids Day’ On the occasion of World Aids Day, two students from the ISC section Ojas Tripathi and Tanushka Weling participated in the Inter-School Debate at Dr. L.H. Hiranandani Hospital on 1st December 2018. The theme was ‘Know Your Status’. The purpose was to inculcate an awareness about the perils of AIDS and foster methods to guide society in a positive direction. Ojas Tripathi was judged ‘Best Speaker’ and our School was declared the ‘Winning Team’. – I.E. Venture Day Harsh Himatsingani and Saksham Agrawal from the ISC Commerce Section were the 2nd Runners-Up in the final round of the I.E Venture Day, a business plan competition for young entrepreneurs. A total of 100 schools across India participated in this competition. The final round was held at One Indiabulls Centre on Friday, 23rd November 2018. – A visit to Forganic Farms, Khopoli Dabchick Nature Club had organized a one day field trip to Forganic Farms, Khopoli on 23rd November 2018. 5 teachers accompanied 117 students of Stds. 5 and 6. It was a very enjoyable and informative trip. Children were in sync with nature. They got first-hand-experience of fishing, planting rice saplings in the paddy field, as well as drawing water from the well. The nature trail was amid scenic surroundings. Children were introduced to the concept of natural farming. They also acquired knowledge about organic farming, vermicomposting and hydroponics. Later, they enjoyed a sumptuous meal. They were also enthralled by the various adventurous activities like Burma Bridge crossing and rock climbing. It was indeed a very enlighting, educative and exciting excursion, in the lap of nature. Download – AISM Primary Mathematics Workshop The Primary Mathematics workshop organized by AISM was held at Bombay Scottish School, Mahim from 15th to 17th November 2018. The trainers Ms. Dutta and Ms. Ruchira had come from Kolkata and Delhi respectively. There were 65 participants from Schools in Mumbai, other parts of Maharashtra and Goa. The main focus was on the Primary Mathematics curriculum. Different activities were conducted to make Mathematics fun and interesting at the Primary level. – Children’s Day. Chefs, dinosaurs, princesses, policemen, soldiers, peacock, even a Ms Paul, were some of the characters we saw on the KG. Fancy Dress Day to celebrate Children’s Day on 14th November 2018. Wearing big smiles on their faces and eager to explain their character, the KG. students enjoyed themselves and showed no discomfort at all in their fancy clothes! Fun, dancing singing and games were the order of the day. For students of Stds. 1 to 4 too it was a day filled with fun and frolic. The School organized a Magic Show for the students of Stds. 1 and 2 and a Bubble Show for the students of Stds. 3 and 4. Not only were the students amazed to see bubbles of various shapes and sizes, but were also fascinated by the radiant hues that shone through these bubbles. The students of Std. 5 were invited to spend the morning at the ‘Children’s Film Society of India’ to watch the film ‘Pappu’s Path’ or ‘Pappu Ki Pagdandi’, a meaningful movie that tells us that each of us is gifted in our own unique way and we need to be aware of it and use it to grow as human beings and to contribute to society. Also part of the Children’s Day Celebrations was the ‘SCOTTISH RHAPSODY’ a Band competition for the students of Stds. 6 to 12. The competition was open to two categories: Stds. 6 to 8 and 9 to 12. The event was judged by our very own talented ex-students who have excelled in the field of music Ms. Zian Bhamgara , Mr. Hamza Kazi and Mr. Aayushman Sinha consented to be our Judges. In the ‘6 to 8’ Category, seven bands participated in which ‘GLITCH’ emerged the winners with their version of ‘Believer’ by Imagine Dragons. The band members: 1) Vheer Khanna – Drums 2) Zyan Mulla – Keyboard 3) Tia Nagpal – Keyboard 4) Arav Saxena – Guitar 5) Shrshti Santhosh – Vocal 6) Aashna Thomas – Vocal In the ‘9 to 12’ Category, four bands participated in which ‘INERTIA ‘ emerged the winners with their rendition of ‘DREAM ON’ by AEROSMITH. The band members: 1) Jatin Dhall – Drums 2) Neeraja Kulkarni – Keyboard 3) Shaan Bhatt – Guitar 4) Pronoy Neogi – Guitar 5) Shloka Subramaniam – Vocal 6) Rommulus Lewis – Vocal 7) Samarth Madhivanan – Tabla For the Seniors, a limited-over Cricket Tournament between Staff and Students was held on our School grounds. Our staff emerged winners. – Financial Concepts Workshop The introductory workshop on Personal Finance Concepts was conducted on 25th October 2018 by Mrs. Kavita Gunderia and Mrs. Urmila Sampath. Sixty students of Std. 7 participated in the workshop. They were briefed about money, income and expenses, needs and wants through simple examples from day to day life. They were also informed about budgeting and saving, banking and investment. Students were given the mantra of ‘Save first and spend later’. – Basketball Our Girls U.15 Basketball team stood 2nd in the ‘Tribute to the Legend’ tournament held on Sunday, 18th November at the Indian Gymkhana ground in Matunga Download – Inter-House Power Point Presentation The Inter-House Powerpoint Presentation Competition was held on Tuesday, 30th October 2018. The topic for the presentation was ‘Revolutionary Inventions in the fields of Communication, Technology, Energy and Transport’. The Results: Red House – 1st place Blue House – 2nd place Yellow House – 3rd place Green House – 4th place – DSO Zonals U.17 Girls Football Tournament Our U.17 Girls Football team emerged winners at the DSO Zonals held on Monday, 29th October 2018. They defeated Arya Vidya Mandir, Juhu in tie breakers. The team will now represent Mumbai in the upcoming State level tournament to be held at Kolhapur from 31st October 2018 to 4th November 2018. We wish the team the very best! Download – DSO Zonals U.14 Girls Football Tournament Our U.14 Girls Football team emerged winners at the DSO Zonals on Monday, 29th October 2018. They defeated St. Augustine in the finals in penalities 3-0. The team will now represent Mumbai in the upcoming State Level tournament to be held in Nanded, Maharashtra from 10th November 2018 to 14th November 2018. Best wishes to our Girls U.14 Football team! Download – Visit to Jai Vakeel Foundation On Friday, 26th October, 2018, 32 students of Std. 7 and 8 interacted with the children of Jai Vakeel Foundation, Sewri, a school for children in need of special care. Friday, being Art and Crafts day at the Centre, our students got to see how each child’s potential and inherent skill was channelized through various activities like weaving, sewing and candle making. Our students took pleasure in helping these kids in painting paper mache lanterns as well as playing games with them. This trip helped to sensitize our children and also helped them realise how fortunate and blessed they are. They left the organization after making a promise that they would bring an awareness among their fellow friends about striving towards helping these children to be accepted and included in mainstream society. Download – Psychology Fest – Mindscape On Friday, 26th October 2018 a contingent of ten students from the ISC section of our School participated in the Psychology Fest – ‘Mindscape’ hosted by Hiranandani Foundation School, Powai. The following students won the 1st prize in the Psychology Quiz held during the event: 1) Aarya Kothari 2) Purujit Potnis 3) Pronoy Neogi 4) Arha Mehta 5) Ananya Mittal – Ecole Mondiale World School MUN Conference 2018 A contingent of nineteen delegates from Stds. 9 to 12 participated in the Ecole Mondiale World School MUN Conference on 19th, 20th and 21st October 2018. The following students did us proud by winning laurels in their respective Committees: Best Delegate: 1) Lakshya Dugar 2) Salonee Kumar 3) Tanmay Arvind Outstanding Delegate: 1) Pragya Gupta 2) Vedant Vishwanath 3) Manav Dharnidharka 4) Syed Danish Husain Honourable Mention: 1) Hardik Khattar Verbal Mention: 1) Ravish Mungee 2) Kriti Malhotra 3) Ansh Purohit – Hindi Language Workshop Our teachers Ms. R. Mathur and Ms. K. Mishra attended a workshop on developing better linguistic skills in Hindi among children. The workshop was organized by Madhuban Publications and was conducted by Dr. Pradeep Jain on 25th October 2018. Dr. Pradeep Jain shared a number of innovative play-way techniques to help educators simplify the learning of the language for our learners. He also provided a list of resource materials that can benefit both: the educator and the learner. – Self-Defense Workshop A ‘Self-Defense Workshop’ was conducted on 25th October 2018. We all know that protecting oneself is self-defense. To highlight the importance of this fact, the students of Stds. 1 to 5 were taught a few simple techniques of defending themselves. Students enjoyed this training programme which created an awareness in them about the need of being prepared and facing challenging situations courageously. – Mattel Scrabble Challenge 2018 ‘Twenty six letters of the alphabet can create a whole universe’. This held true for the preliminary Scrabble round conducted by Mattel on 24th October 2018. 120 students from Stds. 6 to 10 participated in the competition. The event began with a Workbook Round followed by the School Spell Off Round done through worksheets. The enthusiasm and energy among students was evident throughout the event. Shortlisted names for the final two rounds are awaited. – Environmental Field Trip Report 2018 The Environmental Science students of Stds. 9 and 10 visited the Govardhan Eco Village on 20th September 2018. They had hands-on-experience on soil biotechnology for water filtration, pyrolysis plant, how to harness solar energy, hot composting, biogas plant, greenhouse centre, and vermicomposting all to foster a sustainable life style. An enriching experience to underline the fact that “Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s need, but not every man’s greed.” – Mahatma Gandhi – World Mental Health Day A happy mind is a healthy mind and a healthy mind is good for the body. With this thought in mind, the students of Stds. 3, 4 and 5 celebrated ‘World Mental Health Day’, with great fervor. The morning began with a talk, where the teachers and students exchanged ideas on the importance of a healthy mind, followed by various activities like poster and collage making and also dance and music. Download – Gandhi Jayanti Celebrations The birthday of the Father Of our Nation, Mahatma Gandhi , is a special day for our country. On 1st October 2018 a few Jr.KG students dressed up as freedom fighters, while a few brought pictures to discuss our martyrs’ role in freeing our country from British rule. Following Bapu’s teaching, Sr. KG made a poster on ways to keep our surroundings clean. They will display it in their respective residential buildings to inspire everyone to practise waste segregation and cleanliness. It was a day of gratitude and introspection Download – World Mental Health Day A happy mind is a healthy mind and a healthy mind is good for the body. With this thought in mind, the students of Stds. 3, 4 and 5 celebrated ‘World Mental Health Day’, with great fervor. The morning began with a talk, where the teachers and students exchanged ideas on the importance of a healthy mind, followed by various activities like poster and collage making and also dance and music. Download – Gandhi Jayanti Celebrations The birthday of the Father Of our Nation, Mahatma Gandhi , is a special day for our country. On 1st October 2018 a few Jr.KG students dressed up as freedom fighters, while a few brought pictures to discuss our martyrs’ role in freeing our country from British rule. Following Bapu’s teaching, Sr. KG made a poster on ways to keep our surroundings clean. They will display it in their respective residential buildings to inspire everyone to practise waste segregation and cleanliness. It was a day of gratitude and introspection Download – Grandparents Day Squeals of joy were heard in the Jr.KG classrooms, on Friday 21st September 2018, as the students welcomed their grandparents to their class. Never were so many photographs taken! A special song was sung and cards were gifted by the little ones as a token of their love and gratitude towards their grandparents. Many students suffered the pangs of separation as they refused to let go of their grandparents. It was an emotional day for all! Meanwhile a tasting party was held in Sr.KG classes for students to learn to differentiate between salty, sour, spicy and sweet food. Students learnt to identify and label the various foods, according to their flavour. Sharing was the order of the day as they enthusiastically encouraged one another to taste a variety of food. Download – Playnomics Workshop A workshop titled ‘Win Win’ in Economics was conducted by Professor Aryapriya Ganguly from the Indian School of Business and Finance, Delhi on Monday, 24th September 2018 for the students of the ISC section. The session was application based, where classroom learning was actualized. It was an enlightening workshop which geared the students to face a theoretical as well as pragmatic future. – AISM Regional Throwball Tournament Both our Boys and Girls Throwball teams stood 3rd at the AISM Regional Throwball Tournament held on 22nd October 2018 Download – DSO Football Tournament Our Football Teams have been playing for the last ten days while preparing for their Term 1 Assessments. It is a matter of great pride to announce that Bombay Scottish School, Mahim won three titles on Saturday, 6th October 2018 at the DSO Football Tournament held on the Naigaon Police Ground. U.17 Boys Mumbai City Champions U.17 Girls Mumbai City Champions U.15 Girls Mumbai City Champions U.14 Boys 3rd place The three winning teams will now go on to play for the District title Download – Subroto Cup Football Tournament Our Boys U.14 Football Team were Runner-Up at the Subroto Cup – District Level Tournament on 21st September 2018 Download – Brainwaves 2018 The following students did us proud by winning laurels at the Brainwaves 2018 competition hosted by the Bombay YMCA Download – D.S.O. Football U.17 Boys Results of the D.S.O. District U.17 Boys Football Tournament held on 6th October 2018 Download – D.S.O Football U.17 Girls Results of the D.S.O. District U.17 Girls Football Tournament held on 6th October 2018 Download – Inter-School Hindi Fest Rochak 2018 On the occasion of Hindi Divas on 14th September 2018, 135 students from Stds. 5 to 12 participated in the Inter-School Hindi Fest ‘Rochak’ hosted by Christ Church School, Byculla. They enjoyed the fest as it provided a perfect platform to display their potential in a healthy and competitive environment. Bombay Scottish School Mahim won the following trophies: i) Overall Winning Trophy for Std. 5 & 6 ii) Overall Winning Trophy for Sports iii) Overall 1st Runner Up School Trophy Please click the Download button for the results Download – Stay Fit, Happy and Healthy Workshop Disney-India conducted a ‘Stay Fit with Mickey and Mini’, a small fun dance workshop through exercise. The children of Stds. 1 to 5 watched and danced to a step-by-step video which encouraged them to shake a leg and stay fit with the roll, clap, ghoda chalao, balle balle, thumka, wave, namaste and chicken steps. The children enjoyed dancing to the fitness video, taking a valuable message home with them: ‘To Stay Fit, Happy and Healthy’ – Inter-House Debate Competition The Inter-House Debate competition was held on 11th September 2018. The topic for the Debate was ‘The Treatment of Women is Steadily Improving in our Country’. The Debate was fiercely fought and the Green House emerged winners. The eminent Judges were Ms. Persis Sidhva, Mr. Raunak Kapoor and Mr. Sachin Kumbhar The winning team : Shaan Bhatt Ira Srivastava Sivaranjani Viswanathan Sanjana Runwal Best Speaker: Shaan Bhatt Runner-Up Speaker: Tanmay Arvind Overall Results: 1st Place – Green House 2nd Place – Yellow House 3rd Place – Blue House 4th Place – Red House – Matrix Inter-School Mathematics Competition was hosted by St. Mary’s School, ICSE on Saturday, 8th September 2018. It was a stiff competition among seven competing Schools in which Campion School emerged victorious but it was the fighting spirit of Bombay Scottish School, Mahim, trailing by 250 points, to come back into the contest and win the Runner-Up trophy. All in all it was an enriching experience for the students and a commendable effort by St. Mary’s School, ICSE to hold such an innovative and inspiring competition The team members: Download – Scottish MUN Conference, Powai A contingent of 38 delegates from Stds. 8 to 10 participated in the Bombay Scottish School, Powai, MUN Conference on 28th and 29th August 2018 Download – Results of the Inter-House Art Competition held on 21st August 2018 Download – UNESCO Club The young are said to be pure at heart while the old are said to be more experienced. But individuals from both these age groups are the softest at heart. This was clearly seen during the visit to ‘All Saints Home’ Saturday, 25th August 2018. 81 UNESCO Club members from Stds. 6, 7 and 8 along with their teachers spent the morning with around 40 women inmates. They sang hymns and songs for them and put up short impromptu skits. Their stand -up comedy act left the inmates in splits, while their dance performances were well appreciated by all. The students also distributed items such as biscuits, toileteries and clothes among the inmates. Overall the visit to the Old Age home was an enjoyable and fulfilling experience for our students, with many of them promising to revist the ‘grandmas’ very soon. – Career Quest On Saturday, 25th August 2018 the 2nd Edition of the Career Quest took place at Bombay Scottish School, Mahim. Prominent alumni and non-alumni professionals from public, private and corporate sectors disseminated much-needed information and guided students and parents on how to chart the choppy waters of higher education and make the right career choices. The day was immensely enriching, informative and productive for all who attended. – Monsoon Walk at Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Borivali An educational nature trail was organized for Girl Guides on 25th August 2018 to impart experiential learning and to sensitize young minds towards the wonders of nature – its flora and fauna. Butterflies darting past, crabs crawling down the trail, stopping to watch a bug or listening to bird songs – these were a few of the magical experiences enjoyed by the group. As they journeyed on the mini train, they witnessed numerous exciting sights and sounds of the national reserve. Watching the lions and tigers move about majestically was the highlight of the day. – Workshop on Design Thinking Mr Siddharth Verma, an alumnus of our school, Founder and Executive Director of BrainSTEM conducted a session for the ISC students to highlight the importance of Design Thinking on Friday, 24th August, 2018. He dwelt upon the importance of the 3Ps in an individual’s life namely; play, passion and purpose. The youth of today need to innovate as the world is moving at an unparalleled pace. They need to acquire skills for professions which do not exist today. Emphasis was given to the ‘5 step method – empathize, define, ideate, prototype and test’ to solve all problems. It was an interactive session which captured the attention of all. – Grandparents Day The School welcomed Grandparents of our Sr. KG. Section on Friday 24th Aug 2018. And what a day it was! And what a turnout! Grandparents and children were overwhelmed by the outpouring of love, hugs, kisses and blessings. Grandparents wrote a note to their beloved grandkids, to be read later in class. Children sang a special song to show their love and presented a message of gratitude on a heart-shaped paper to their grandparents. Grandparents were appreciative for this wonderful opportunity. They look look forward to more visits. – Independence Day On 15th August 2018 Bombay Scottish School, Mahim proudly celebrated the 72nd Independence Day with pride in our hearts. Our Principal hoisted the tricolour on the School campus and led the School in a special Independence Day Prayer Service. This was followed by a variety entertainment programme presented by the students of the School. The students of Std. 5 put up a skit and a dance performance on the theme “Evils of Temptation” which showcased the temptations that youngsters face and how to triumph over them. The ISC section made us aware of the perils of corruption, bullying and gender discrimination through a short skit. The day concluded with a pledge that we would be the change that we wish to see in the society. – Inter-House Junior Dramatics Competition It was show-time at Bombay Scottish School, Mahim on the 24th of July, 2018; when we hosted the most awaited Inter-House Junior Dramatics Competition for students from Stds. 6 to 8. The four houses put in commendable efforts and directed plays set around the theme Life After ‘Happily Ever After’ . The young creative minds left no stone unturned to make their act relevant and meaningful. Each house saw their dynamic artists don various roles. Professionals, who walked in through the Scottish gates as judges, were amazed when they witnessed our students as amateur script writers, directors, actors, musicians as well as technicians manning the consoles for lights, sound and the video wall. The audience enjoyed each of the powerful performances, which were entertaining as well as thought-provoking. The Blue House, emerged as winners with their story Another Arabian Night. Please click the Download button for the results Download 10.08.2018 – English elocution-2018 Download – Hindi elocution-2018 Download – Senior prize day – 2018 Download 08.08.2018 – CSMVS Competition Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya had organized a Creative Writing Competition and a Painting Competition for School students. Riti Rawat won the 2nd prize in the Junior Painting Competition. She will now be a part of the Young Curatorial Team Project that will help design a Children’s Museum – Puppet Show On Friday, 3rd August 2018 The ‘3 Little Pigs’ puppet show came visiting the Jr. KG section to tell their story and teach the little ones a lesson in unity, bravery and hard work. Prepared and performed by the KG. Activity Teachers, the show held the students spell-bound – Workshop for the students of the ISC Section On 25th July, 2018 the students of the ISC section were addressed by Ms. Avanti Nagral, who is currently pursuing a dual degree in Psychology and Global Health at Harvard along with a degree in music from Berklee College of Music, Boston. While sharing her list of mantras that have promoted her personal and professional growth, she urged the students to be open to accepting dual roles in life. She introduced them to the Eisenhower Matrix and the 10-50 rule which says that if you work hard for 10 years, from High School, you will have laid the foundation for success for the next 50 years. This was followed by a question-answer session with the students and finally an invigorating rendition of the semi-classical number ‘Lambi Judai’ – ‘Pipsi’ On Wednesday, 1st August 2018, students of Std. 8 were taken for the movie ‘Pipsi’ to the CityLight theatre, Matunga. It is a story of hope in little children and the struggle of farmers in Vidarbha, Maharashtra as they hope for a better tomorrow. The film progresses largely through the kids’ perspective, but the drought-like situation in parts of Maharashtra also forms the crux of the story. The child actors in the movie, Sahil Joshi and Maithili Patwardhan, along with the producer Vidhi Kasliwal, interacted with our students after the screening. It was an eye-opener for the children as they were exposed to a different culture and sensitized to the plight of the farmers of India. – Creative Writing Workshop ‘The desire to create is one of the deepest yearnings of the human soul’. In keeping with this maxim a creative writing workshop was held for the students of Stds. 9 to 12 on Friday, 20th July, 2018. Ms. Shivani Savant, an acclaimed theatre, personality conducted the highly interactive workshop. Students learned the art of script writing focusing on the importance of characterization and the flow of a scene. The students took home valuable insights in creative writing. – Std. 6 Project Trip The students of Std 6 went on a Project trip to the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya on 18th July 2018 . English Language, Hindi, Marathi and Geography projects were based on the theme ‘Mumbai Experience’. At the Museum, they watched a documentary on Mumbai and also visited the Natural History for their Science Project. An expert, through a very interactive session, spoke about the adaptation of birds. For their History Project, they visited the Harrappan gallery and watched the documentary ‘Harappan Civilisation’. They completed their History and Science Projects at the Museum itself and the other projects were done in School during the week. It was a memorable and enriching experience. – Red Day in the KG. Section On Wednesday, 18th July 2018 the Jr.KG section was awash with the colour RED, as the students came to School, in ‘Something RED’ instead of their School uniform. The story, activities, songs and games were centered on the vibrant colour for the day. It was an educational and enjoyable day for all. – Adventure Club trip to Lonavala The monsoon trek organised by the Adventure Club to Duke’s Nose on Saturday, 14th July 2018 saw the enthusiastic participation of 80 students from Stds. 5 to 8. Though novices at trekking, each and every student made it to the summit. Hats off to their perseverance and determination. – UNESCO CLUB The UNESCO Club members of Stds. 7, 8 and 9 went on an educational-cum-leisure trip to Nashik on the 14th and 15th of July. On the way, they visited the Vipassana Centre in Igatpuri, the Coin Museum and the Crompton Greaves Power Solution unit. The students were amazed by the paintings and the coins at the Coin Museum and were impressed with the Research Centre at Crompton Greaves. The scenic beauty leading to Bhandara dam and the serenity it offers filled the students with a sense of liberation, away from the clogged air of the city. The trip provided the students a welcome break as they got an opportunity to enjoy nature at its best and in the company of their friends. – Leadership Training A Leadership training programme was conducted for the newly elected Student Council at the ISMI/ISDI Institute, Parel on Saturday, 7th July 2018 . Resource persons from the Institute conducted sessions with the purpose of honing inherent skills required for Individual and Group Leadership. The interactive, activity based sessions had a two-fold effect: the students learnt what it took to be an effective leader and enjoyed the training thoroughly. They came away with a firm resolve to put into practice the tips and techniques that they had learnt at this session. – Results of the Inter-House Table Tennis Tournament held on 27th July 2018 Download – Results of the Inter-House Dramatics Competition held on 24th July 2018 Download – Results of the Inter-House Chess Competition held on 12th July 2018 Download – Results of the Inter-House Badminton Tournament held on 4th July 2018 Download 06.08.2018 – Script Writing Competition 2018 Download – Script Writing Workshop Download – Puppet Show Junior KG – 2018 Download – Interhouse Dramatics Competition – Junior 2018 Download – Blue Day KG Section – 2018 Download – Inter House English Elocution Competition – 2018 Download 03.08.2018 – MissionWeek 2018 Download – Interhouse Badminton competition 2018 Download 02.07.2018 – Physics Workshop for Teachers Bombay Scottish School, Mahim hosted the AISM Physics Workshop for Teachers of ICSE Schools in Maharashtra and Goa, on 28th and 29th June 2018. About a 100 Teachers attended this two-day workshop which was conducted by Dr. R.K. Awasthi, Lecturer and HOD at St. George’s College, Agra. The teachers were kept engaged and enthralled throughout. They learnt to demonstrate the principles of Physics using daily household objects. They took home the various skills essential to make classroom learning of Physics more interactive and help foster love for their subject. – Physics Workshop for Students The Science students of Std 12 attended a 3-day Physics Workshop organized by the Association of ICSE Schools in Maharashtra from the 25th to the 27th of June at Poddar School. The workshop was conducted by Dr. Awasthi who demonstrated several experiments which illuminated the fundamental laws of Physics, with the help of simple, inexpensive and easy to build set-ups. The workshop was appreciated by all students. – The Investiture Ceremony The Investiture Ceremony of the Student Council 2018-2019 was held on Wednesday, 27th June 2018. They took their positions on stage amidst applause from their fellow students and their proud parents. The Oath taking Ceremony began after a fervent prayer to the Almighty to bless the in-coming Student Council members in the execution of their duties and in upholding the values and traditions of this great Institution. Our Principal then congratulated the Student Council members and reminded them that they were the chosen leaders who would lead by example. The Ceremony ended with the School Song followed by the National Anthem. – Magic Piano & The Chopin Shorts Workshop by FSM On Friday, 15th June 2018 the students of Stds. 7 and 8 were treated to an hour- music workshop: ‘Magic Piano and the Chopin Shorts’ by acclaimed piano virtuoso, Ms. Dinara Clinton. This animated concert synced the music of Friedric Chopin performed live, with a set of unique animations. – Staff Seminar W.B. Yeats said “Education is not the filling of a bucket, but the lighting of a fire.” The academic year for the Staff of Bombay Scottish School, Mahim, began on 5th June 2018 with the re-kindling of one such fire. Our School is indebted to the staff and faculty of ISME ISDI for Re-energizing, Revitalizing and Rejuvenating us with four innovative interactive and engaging workshops on Critical Thinking, Design and Innovation, Styles of Learning and Creative Thinking, conducted by Mr. David Wittengberg, Ms. Jyoti Rao, Ms. Anjana Kumar and Mr. Janak Vadgama. These sessions helped teachers to identify their working styles, ideate, strategize and work as a team using creativity and critical thinking skills. It was an intellectually invigorating and satisfying day for all. 04.05.2018 – SMUN 2018 The 6th edition of the Scottish Model United Nations Conference was held from 23rd to 25th April 2018. With more than 140 delegates attending the three-day conference from Bombay Scottish Mahim and Bombay Scottish Powai, the campus was transformed into a true international hub where our students, dressed in formal attire, stepped into the shoes of world leaders and peacemakers, debating on the fine line between ‘What you have the right to do’ and ‘What is right to do.’ The committees at this year’s Conference were: 1) The Security Council 2) The Disarmament and International Security Committee 3) The Economic and Financial Committee 4) The Social Humanitarian and Cultural Committee 5) Indian Parliament The Conference was a huge success because of the efforts of the Organising Committee, the Logistics Team, the Media Desk and our Support Staff. – Parkinson’s Disease Workshop April 2018 was celebrated as World’s Parkinson’s Month. The Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorder Society organized a workshop for our students of Std. 10 from 17th to 19th April 2018 to create more awareness of this dreaded disease. It was an interactive session that sensitized the youth about the various problems faced by the elderly as well as those suffering from the disease. It was extremely informative as the children learnt about the various age groups that can be affected by this disease and how adopting a few healthy habits like avoiding processed and packaged food in youth may reduce the risk. It was an activity-based workshop, engaging the audience throughout. – Poetry Workshop On 9th April 2018 Mrs. Katie Bagli introduced the students of Std. 4 to poetry. She enthralled them with her poems and involved the students in enactments. She also gave the children two lines of a poem which they had to complete and was impressed by our little ‘poets’. It was a great learning experience. – Board Games On 6th April 2018 the students of Stds. 1 and 2 enjoyed a fun-filled hour of recreation as they challenged each other to some brain-teasing board games which helped them improve memory and concentration. The children focused on skill building, team work and problem-solving. – Field Trip to Kidzania On 5th April 2018 students of Stds. 1 and 2 went on a much-awaited field trip to Kidzania. Here the children engaged in a wide range of activities that taught them dignity of labour and also provided them an opportunity to get hands-on-experience of various jobs. It was a fruitful day for the children since learning was incorporated through fun and entertainment. – Bridge Workshop A Bridge workshop was conducted by Mr. Amaresh Deshpande for the students of Std. 3 from 5th March 2018 till 4th April 2018. Every session was an hour long and each class enjoyed ten such sessions. A session was also held for parents of Std. 3 to introduce them to the concept of Bridge and to answer their questions. The workshop focused on card puzzles that challenged the students’ ability in solving problems in the areas of critical thinking, logic, imagination and articulation. Through this workshop the students of Std. 3 acquired the self-confidence to be able to analyse a problem and work out an answer either collaboratively or independently, which no-doubt will help them solve complex problems in Mathematics. 05.04.2018 – LogIQids Workshop Logic is believed to be the beginning of wisdom. An interactive workshop on developing the skill of logical analysis was organized for our Teachers of Stds. 1 to 8 on Tuesday 3rd April 2018. The Teachers put on their thinking caps and solved several interesting logical, visual and mathematical problems, thus realizing the need and relevance of inculcating the habit of logical thinking among students in our day to day transaction with them. – Pet Day Pet day was held on 28th March 2018 for the students of Stds. 1 and 2. It was an opportunity for the students, to meet a variety of their classmates’ pets and learn a little about how to care for them, their nutrition, their lifespan and much more. Different breed of dogs, guinea pigs, African lovebirds, an iguana, a Fighter Fish, a rabbit and a tortoise were the pet animals students got to see and even pet! The students were enthralled and their floor buzzed with enthusiasm and excitement. Such an activity will help them become more sensitive and caring towards animals. – International Mathematics Olympiad The following students have won medals of Distinction at the Mathematics Olympiad Examination for achieving Zonal ranks in their respective standards Download – BBC Earth Workshop In the words of Sir David Attenborough as quoted – ‘Cherish the natural world, because you are a part of it and you depend on it.’ This saying held true as the students of Std. 7 attended a workshop conducted by BBC Earth – Feel Alive, on 16th March, 2018. The importance of appreciating and loving nature was the message brought out. The various worlds of nature – namely, the wild, the hunt and the blue planet were highlighted through relevant videos. Thereafter, the students were kept engaged through a power pact quiz with prizes that were given away. The climax of the workshop was the students being taught to make a terrarium and an experiment of the big bubble using dry ice. ‘The earth is all we have in common’. In the light of this statement the workshop kept the students engrossed throughout and more importantly helped them get more close to Mother Nature. Indeed it was a day where the earth ‘felt alive’. – Pi Day at Scottish, Mahim On the afternoon of Wednesday, March 14, 2018 students of Stds. 7 and 8 celebrated the wonderful irrational number that we know and love as Pi . The students were involved in a range of Pi related activities, some involving food and enjoyed a slice of pizza in their Mathematics class. Download – Valedictory Function ICSE Batch 2018 The Valedictory Function for the outgoing ICSE Batch 2018 was held on Friday, 2nd February 2018. The Function commenced with a solemn lamp lighting ceremony and prayer service. Our Principal Mrs. M. Paul concluded the serviced with a special message for the outgoing students. This year our three Valedictorians Sarantha Corea , Amruta Parulekar and Surabhi Shetty spoke about their wonderful experiences at Bombay Scottish School, Mahim and advised their classmates to focus on their goal and work relentlessly towards achieving it. The Lad and Lass Pageant was the highlight of the evening involving the audience who cheered for their favourites. Sahil Shah and Anushka Vemu were crowned Lad and Lass 2018 respectively. The students then enjoyed a dance session and dinner, after which they received a special Memento. The function concluded with a Vote of Thanks by the outgoing Vice-Captain Neomi Jerry Download 14.03.2018 – Change of guard 2018 Download – Farewell of standard 10th Download 03.03.2018 – INTRA-SCHOOL SCRABBLE TOURNAMENT This tournament was held on Saturday 24th February 2018 on our School premises. Participants played 5 games of 50 minutes duration each. They maintained their own score sheets as well as their opponents Students from Stds. 4 to 6 played against one other. Winner: Abhinav Dangwal , 1st Runner-Up: Mahisa Mithani 2nd Runner-Up: Soumil Rathi Download – ‘Karadi Path Workshop A story is loved by all and more so by children. Keeping this thought in mind, a workshop was conducted by ‘Karadi Path’ for the Pre-Primary and Primary Teachers on 23rd February 2018. The programme highlighted the three kinds of intelligences namely, Instinctive, Intuitive and Logical and how story-telling benefits student-learning. – World Read Aloud Day Students of The Magic Reading Program from Stds. 3 to 5 celebrated ‘World Read Aloud Day’ along with their parents, on Tuesday, 20th February and Friday, 23rd February 2018. A musical storytelling of the story ‘Ada’s Violin’ by the Pomegranate facilitator and singer-storyteller Pranita Pandurangi enthralled the audience. By the end of the performance the audience was singing along as well. The story-telling session was followed by a parent-child activity of writing a song together on the theme ‘Reading’, thus sharing the love for stories. Since International Mother Language Day was celebrated during the week, a few songs were written in different languages too. Participants got a chance to read aloud and sing the songs they had composed. Winners of the World Read Aloud Day contest were felicitated by the Principal as the concluding segment of the event. Download – Anthology Release On Tuesday​, 20th February 2018, students of the Pomegranate’s What’s Your Story, celebrated the launch of their anthology. Shabnam Minwalla was the special guest for the launch. A children’s writer herself, she has penned books such as ‘The Six Spellmakers of Dorabji Street’ and ‘The Strange Haunting of Model High School’. Her latest book, ‘What Maya Saw’ is a fantasy, clue-hunt set in Mumbai. She spoke to the students about her writing process, encouraging them to take inspiration from sensory details in their surroundings. Later, she unveiled the anthology ‘Earth and Beyond’ and wrote a special message for all the creative writing students. Select students from Stds. 6 to 8 were then invited to read aloud a short excerpt from their work. The event concluded with a Question and Answer segment enquired about the process of writing novels. – Alumni Lunch Meet On Saturday, 17th February 2018, more than 100 ex-students had a wonderful and memorable get-together, along with a few of their ex-teachers Mrs. Kindgom , Mrs. Moses , Mrs. Brendish , Mrs. Ogale , Mrs. Dhawan , Mrs. Moghe and Ms. J. Desai – FOUNDERS DAY Bombay Scottish School, Mahim turned 171 on Sunday, 18th February 2018. This momentous occasion, was celebrated on Friday, 16th February 2018. The day began with a special prayer service led by Rev. Sushil Sumitra. We welcomed in our midst Mr Aaron Solomon, batch of 1987 who is now a Merger and Acquisitions lawyer. Mr. Solomon spoke fondly of his years at Scottish and gave the students many valuable tips to take them through life. He emphasized that the soft skills learnt at School will help one throughout life. For example, how to be punctual, neat, disciplined, focused and smart. The day continued with fun-filled matches in football, basketball and throwball between ex-students and the present students. The highlight of the morning was the breath-taking performances of the Houses that won Nritya, the Inter-House Dance Competition. The day ended on a good gastronomical note, with a scrumptious lunch hosted by the batch of 1993, where Staff mingled with the guests and members of the Alumni. – Open Day 2018 On Thursday, 15th February 2018 Scottish opened its doors to a record crowd of parents who were impressed by the range of exhibits: models, explosive experiments in Science, art work, a rain forest along with a range of activities and experiences on offer from students from Jr. KG. to Std. 9. Every other grade had students strengthening their communication skills and confidence as they prepared live presentations and learning outcomes in various subjects. There were role plays and recitations as well as puzzles based on mathematical concepts that are a part of everyday lives… All students, some as young as Std. 4 showed their comfort level in using gadgets. The parents were encouraged to interact with the young presenters and provide feedback . Needless to say, the parents loved every moment of this day. – NRITYA: Inter-House Dance Competition Dance is the hidden language of the soul. The Inter-House dance competition 2017-2018 was held on Republic Day 26th January 2018. The theme for the competition was rightfully INDIA. The Seniors performed the harvest dances of India while the Juniors performed unique folk dances of India. The vivacious dancers set the floor on fire with their energetic performances. The colourful dances made us proud of the diverse traditions across our country. In the Senior category Yellow House emerged winners for their beautiful display of the Bihu festival. In the Junior category, the Blue House emerged winners for their enthusiastic performance showcasing the unique Gujardi dance form of Gujarat. Nritya 2017-2018 was indeed a visual feast for one and all. – Workshop on the Art of Questioning Good teaching is more a giving of right questions than a giving of right answers. Questions wake people up and show us new ways of doing things. Our Teachers, Ms. R. Kirubaharan and Ms. F. Haeems attended a workshop on “The Art of Questioning: Creating Thinking Classrooms” on 19th January, 2018 at the American School of Bombay. Mr. Rampal Singh, the facilitator of the workshop, emphasized the need for teachers to look at questioning as an instructional approach to understand its lasting impact on student learning. – Results of the Ganit Prabutva Examination held on 10th December 2017 Download – Results of the National Mathematics Olympiad Contest Download – Results of the Intra-Class Spell Bee Competition from Stds. 1 to 4 held on 21st February 2018 Download – Results of the Inter-House Marathi Elocution Competition held on 12th February 2018 Download – Results of the Inter-House Solo Singing and Instrumental Music Competition held on 9th February 2018 Download – Annual Guide Camp On 9th February 2018, a group of 19 young girl guides went for a three day camp under the guidance of Guide Captain Mrs. P. Tachakra , Assistant Guide Captains Ms. Firooza Tachakra, Ms. M. Hill and Ms. S. Khan to Pinewood Resort, Karjat. First-hand learning experience amidst nature helped these young minds explore new avenues. Team spirit, along with individual skills was developed through this engaging mode of learning – Field Trips Memories of educational trips are some of the most prominent in one’s formative years. On Friday 7th February 2018, students of Stds 3 & 4 looked jaunty in their caps with a smile on their face as they trooped for a field trip to Tiku-ji-ni-wadi. It was an exciting day with fun- filled activities and rides as the children got a good dose of Vitamin D. It was a day well spent! The students of Stds. 5 and 6 went for a field trip to Monteria Resort at Khopoli on 23rd February, 2018 and 8th December, 2017 respectively. Besides indoor games like Chess, Carrom, Snakes and Ladders, Snooker and Table Tennis, they were also adventurous with Rifle Shooting, Archery, Zip-lining, Zorbing and walking on a rope bridge. Students also teamed up for Cricket, Football, Throwball and Tug-of-War. Finally students danced to the latest foot- tapping music and exhibited various moves. All this made the trip a memorable one! The students of Stds. 7 and 8 were taken on a field trip to the Pinewood Resort at Karjat on Friday, 2nd February 2018. The vast open spaces at the resort offered our young enthusiasts an opportunity to engage in a wide range of adventure activities as well as indoor and outdoor games. The professional DJ had our children tapping their feet to popular tunes in no time. The timely delicious meals, lovingly served to the children, were also relished. – Project Tour This year the students of Std. 9 were taken to Amritsar and Chandigarh on their Annual Project Tour from Monday, 5th to Friday, 9th February 2018. At Chandigarh they visited the Rock Garden made from Industrial waste, the Rose Garden and the impressive Museum and Art Gallery. The splendid Golden Temple at Amritsar and the solemn Flag hoisting ceremony at Wagah Border were the highlights of the trip. Both visits left the children inspired. At the end of each day, the children worked studiously at their assigned Project. They also found time to play, dance and create wonderful memories. – Cyber Safety Workshop There is an old Chinese proverb that reads: “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” This concept was well brought out by Bombay Scottish School, Mahim in a workshop conducted for the students of Stds. 7 and 8 on Cyber Safety by an expert on Cyber crime on Wednesday, 14th February 2018. They were made aware of the do’s and don’ts of social media as well as the precautions that need to be taken when using electronic communication both inside and outside their homes. Tips were given on the safe and proper use of Automated Teller Machines with the help of child-friendly audio-visual aids. 01.02.2018 – HARPER COLLINS Scrabble for Schools Championship The following students excelled at the ‘Scrabble for Schools Championship 2017’ for students from Stds. 6 to 8, on 16th December 2017. Tanmay Arvind stood 2nd and Abhinav Dangwal stood 3rd in the Std. 6 category. The following students won gold medals at the SOF International General Knowledge Olympiad 2018 1] Rosalyn Philip 2] Aanya Thakur – Valedictory Std. 12 A solemn, yet poignant, Valedictory Function was held for the ISC batch of 2018 on 19th January 2018. The event began with the lighting of the lamp of knowledge and a prayer service. Our Principal delivered a profound keynote address which touched a cord with everyone present. The three Valedictorians Rohan Limaye , Srushti Ruparel and Riya Agarwal addressed the audience reliving their time at Bombay Scottish School and reaffirming the values they have imbibed in School. The latter part of the event witnessed the students letting their hair down with fun-filled games, a jam session and a scrumptious buffet. The evening came to an end when the students bid a tearful farewell to their teachers and their alma mater. Download – Junior Sports Meet 2018 Junior Sports Meet was held on Thursday, 25th January 2018. Jr.KG. followed the theme of their favourite Nursery Rhymes while Sr.KG. brought old-time Fairy Tales to the racing field. Std. 1 based their theme on the importance of plants and trees and the many ways in which we can take care of them, while the students of Std. 2 brought out the significance of the number 7 through the days of the week, the continents, the seven notes in music, the colours of the rainbow, the wonders of the World and the Seas. The students of Std. 3 showed us how to unwind after a day at School, while the students of Std. 4 took us down memory lane with games like Lagori, Saankhla, Hopscotch etc. The Flat Races were intense as each child tried his/her best to win the coveted medal. A fun morning for students and parents! – Results of the Inter-House Art Competition held on 13th November 2017: Download 18.12.2017 – Results of the Intra-Class Spell Bee Competition Download – Results of the Intra-Class Math Wizard Competition Download – The Blessed Christmas Season was celebrated with excitement and joy on Friday, 15th December 2017, by the Pre-primary and Primary Sections. The School wore a festive look as children from KG to Std. 5 came dressed in Christmas colours, with a spring in their step and goodies in their tiffin boxes. Santa came to visit the Kindergarten Section to the great delight of the students who greeted him with squeals of joy. He distributed chocolates and advised the little ones to be good during the holidays. They promised to share their goodies with others who are not so fortunate. Students from Stds. 1 to 5 enjoyed their snacks and some traditional Christmas cake and sweets. They watched a movie and danced to some foot-tapping music. The children were told about the reason for the Season and ways in which they can be a blessing to others through little acts of kindness. It was a fun-filled day, singing carols and dancing to Christmas tunes; celebrating Christmas with friends and looking forward to 2018. – KG. Activity Sr. KG students trooped to the Mahim Fire Station on Tuesday 12th December, 2017, accompanied by their Teachers, ‘Didis’ and School security guards. As it is a walking distance from our School, this was an excellent field trip for the little ones. Explanation on how the trucks and firemen worked was given to them. Fire prevention rules and precautions were also emphasized. They witnessed a fire dousing drill, which was exciting for them. – Workshop on Health Education A workshop on ‘Health Education’ for Parents and Students of Std. 5 was held on Tuesday, 12th December 2017 in the Gamaliel Hall. The workshop highlighted issues like regarding bullying, physical and emotional changes in children, good and bad touch, maintaining hygiene and a balanced diet. It was an interactive workshop, well attended by Std 5 parents. – Scottish Cup Bombay Scottish School, Mahim once again won the third edition of the Scottish Cup, a Sporting Extravaganza held over three days: 28th October, 15th November and 18th November 2017. Twelve matches across three team sports – Football, Basketball and Cricket were played between students of BSS-Mahim and BSS-Powai. The eventual tally: Football 1] Boys U-6 – Mahim 2] Boys U-12 – Mahim 3] Boys U-10 – Mahim 4] Boys U-14 – Mahim 5] Girls U-12 – Mahim 6] Girls U-14 – Mahim Basketball 1] Boys U-11 – Powai 2] Boys U-13 – Mahim 3] Boys U-16 – Powai 4] Girls U-11 – Mahim 5] Girls U-13 – Mahim 6] Girls U-16 – Mahim Cricket 1] Boys U-14 – Mahim 2] Boys U-16 – Mahim 21.11.2017 – Results of the Audrey Da’Silva Essay Writing Competition conducted in the months of August and September: Download – Results of the Inter-House Skating Competition conducted on 11th November 2017: Download – Results of the Inter-House Gymnastics Competition conducted on 11th November 2017: Download – Applied Mathematics Workshop: On Friday, 23rd November 2017 the students of Std. 12 attended a Mathematics lecture by Prof. Serge D’ Alessio of University of Waterloo, Canada, on the topic ‘Chasing Imaginary Triangles’. The ‘Pure Math’ lecture emphasized the beauty of Mathematics: how a single problem incorporates various methods to arrive at the same conclusion. The Pythagoras Theorem was combined with Calculus, Algebra, Graphical Representation and other Mathematical Concepts making it an interactive, eye-opening session. He also explained the meaning of Applied Mathematics and enumerated the various Math courses a student could apply for. It was definitely a challenging and informative session demonstrating that Math is fun, relevant and leads to exciting careers. – KG Activity: Delicious smells greeted the Sr. KG. students as they entered Prasad Bakery adjacent to the School, on Monday 13th November 2017 . Their General Knowledge topic being Community Helpers, their teachers took them on a tour of the bakery to see first-hand how the biscuits and croissants they enjoy are baked. Wide-eyed and excited the students saw the entire process of bread making – from kneading, stretching and cutting the dough to how it is baked in giant ovens. They also witnessed the packing process using machines. The cherry on the cake was the tasting session! – Educational Trip to IIT – Powai on 13th November 2017: The Science students of Std. 12 visited IIT, Powai for an insight into Bio-Science, Bio-Engineering, Chemical Engineering and related Sciences in the research laboratories of Dr. Abhijit Majumder and his team. Our students could easily connect the theories they had studied with what was explained and shown to them by the research students at the IIT labs. Abstract concepts became much clearer to them and they returned enriched from this outing. – BRAINSTORM: Saturday, 11th November 2017, witnessed the third edition of Brainstorm, a youth innovative forum organized by our students of the ISC section at our School. This year saw six accomplished speakers from various fields share their journey: Raghav Meattle , Kautuk Srivastava ,) Deep Mehta , Kanchan Daniel Madhuvanthi S. Kumar and Aarti Kuber . It was attended by students of our School and from Bombay Scottish School, Powai, Christ Church School, Byculla and Hiranandani School, Powai. The audience was inspired to look at life from a different perspective and encouraged to pursue their own aspirations. – ISC Orientation Programme: An orientation for admission to ISC was conducted for the parents of Std. 10 on Wednesday, 8th November at Mahim and Friday, 10th November 2017 at Powai. They were addressed by the Principal, one student and parent from each of the three streams of Humanities, Science and Commerce. Information regarding the choice of subjects offered, the teacher-student ratio, criteria for selection, individual experiences etc were shared. The aspects highlighted were the need for academic vigour and holistic development through the various opportunities provided by the School for its students in the ISC Section. – Project trip to Sanjay Gandhi National Park: ‘ Every child is born a naturalist. His eyes are, by nature, open to the glories of the stars, the beauty of the flowers, and the mystery of life ‘. In the light of this saying, the students of Std. 7 visited the Sanjay Gandhi National Park on 3rd November 2017. This Project Trip not only enriched the students but also turned out to be a memorable walk with Mother Nature. The students understood the historical importance of the Kanheri Caves, while the Nature Trail and the Butterfly Garden enhanced their scientific curiosity and brought out various learning outcomes. The fun-filled toy-train ride gave them a bird’s eye view of the lush greenery at the park. The projects conducted on site not only stimulated their observation skills, but also taught them to work in co-ordination with one other, thus highlighting the importance of team work. All in all it was an educative as well as a nurturing experience that each child took home. 03.11.2017 – Ananya Seth secured the 3rd prize in the Senior category at ‘Kloud 9’, a Short Story Writing Competition. The story was judged by Mr. Ruskin Bond and his jury. She will be travelling to Bhubaneshwar to receive her award at the National Children’s Literary Festival on 19th November 2017. – Abheek Choudhari was invited by Mumbai Mirror to write a review of the book by well-known author Devdutt Patnaik ‘The Boys Who Fought’. – On 3rd October 2017 forty members of the Science Club alongwith their teachers, sailed on INS Tarkash, a Teg class stealth frigate of the Western fleet of the Indian Navy. The students were able to witness first-hand a search and rescue operation and a high speed chase. 13.10.2017 – On Thursday 12th October 2017, Traditional day was celebrated with unbridled enthusiasm in School by our KG. Section. Students came dressed in traditional Indian clothes, turning the clasrooms into a sea of colour. The children were excited as they danced and sang songs, watched a video and saw ‘rangoli’ being made in the Gamaliel hall. They were made aware of the problems caused by crackers and they have promised not to burst any instead donate that money to the charity. All in all, an exciting and fun-filled day for the little ones. – Children will learn to follow rules when adults adhere to them. Keeping in mind that road safety is of paramount importance, Sr. KG students were addressed by a traffic policeman on Monday, 9th October 2017 . Various traffic rules were discussed. Questions were asked and answered. Children were inspired to carry the message home that traffic rules must be followed by all – not just by motorists but also by pedestrians. – Community Service Rural experience is an integral part of a rounded education. It builds empathy and gratitude in children who have been bred in comfortable urban surroundings. The students of Stds. 11 & 12 visited Govardhan Eco Village at Palghar and Sagunabad at Neral on 12th and 13th October for their SUPW rural experience. They did community service through environmental sustainability activities. The joy of giving stationery and other articles to the local students was fulfilling and enriching. The students of Std. 10 visited the villages of Dehna and Valwande on the 13th of October with the NGO – Grassroutes. There were assigned various tasks of teaching, assisting and interacting with the villagers. They worked in setting up basic facilities and learnt a little about village life. They created a report of their findings so that further developmental work can be undertaken. – On Thursday, 12th October, Std 9 set out for their SUPW trip with Anant Vikas. They visited the ‘model’ village of Ambewadi which has been adopted by the NGO. The children set up a computer laboratory with computers which were donated by our School, a library, a sports room, a primary education centre, a health centre and a volley-ball Court. The students donated jewellery kits so that the women of the village have an alternate means of livelihood. They also painted and then gifted diyas along with lanterns and Diwali decorations to the households. Children of the village participated wholeheartedly in the above. It was a proud moment to see our Principal and the local MLA inaugurate the facilities. Results of the Inter-House Basketball tournament held on 10th October 2017: Girls: Red House – 1st place Blue House – 2nd place Yellow House – 3rd place Green House – 4th place Boys: Red House – 1st place Green House – 2nd place Blue House – 3rd place Yellow House – 4th place Results of the Inter-House Throwball tournament held on 10th October 2017: Girls: Blue House – 1st place Red House – 2nd place Green House – 3rd place Yellow House – 4th place Boys: Green House – 1st place Red House – 2nd place Yellow House – 3rd place Blue House – 4th place 29.09.2017 – On Thursday, 28th September 2017, the Little Master Chefs of Jr.KG. brought ingredients to prepare a healthy sandwich at School. It was duly assembled with care and then eaten with relish. – Rally for Rivers, an initiative launched by Isha Foundation is a project that aims at reviving the rivers of India. On Thursday, 28th September 2017 Bombay Scottish School, Mahim pledged our support of this initiative. – GO GREEN was the theme of the week 12th September to 15th September 2017 for Sr.KG students who each sowed seeds to understand how these seeds grow into plants. Subsequently, the plants were taken home. Hopefully, our students will be motivated plant trees to make our world greener and cleaner. – The Hindi Elocution Competition for Juniors Stds. 1 to 4 was conducted on Wednesday, 27th September 2017 Download – Inter-School Hindi Fest Rochak 2017 On the occasion of Hindi Divas on 14th September 2017 our students participated in the Inter-School Hindi Fest ‘Rochak’ hosted by Christ Church School, Byculla. They enjoyed the fest as it provided a perfect platform to display their potential in a healthy, competitive environment. Our students won prizes in various events: Download – Re-energized, revitalized and rejuvenated was how the Staff of Bombay Scottish School, Mahim felt after a memorable picnic at ‘The Resort’, Madh-Marve, on 4th September 2017 to celebrate Teacher’s Day. It was a camaraderie and cheer as the teachers participated in indoor and outdoor games followed by a sumptuous lunch. 18.09.2017 – Inter-House Choral Recitation Competition The Inter House Choral Recitation Competition held on 13th September 2017 for students of Stds. 5 and 6 was a huge success. The objective of Choral Recitation is to refresh, enliven and train each child in a large group and simultaneously, bring to each one a variety of valuable experiences This was truly achieved as each House rendered humorous and meaningful pieces as a synchronized group of voices, expressing their thoughts and feelings with poems like ‘The Nutty Butler’, ‘The Day My Mother turned Green’, ‘The Inchcape Rock’ and the winning piece ‘The Spider and the Fly’ recited by the Blue House. – Overall Results: Blue House – 1st place Green House – 2nd place Red House – 3rd place Yellow House – 4th place – Results of the Inter-House Carrom Competition held on 11th August 2017. Yellow House 2nd Best Performer: Ishaan Pethe Red House 3rd Best Performer: Aanyaa Khara Red House – Special Mention: 1. Ahaan Kapileshwari Yellow House 2. Priyamvad Ranade Blue House 3. Shaan Bhatt Green House 4. Syed Danish Husain Blue House 5. Aarushi Zarthoshtimanesh Green House 17.08.2017 – Independence Day Celebrations Independence Day, 15th August 2017 , was celebrated with great gusto. The Principal hoisted the National Flag at 8:30 a.m. This was followed by a short prayer service, after which Stds. 5 and 6 put up a meaningful and enjoyable programme, which invoked the spirit of unity, patriotism and progress in the audience. The ISC section then performed a short skit and danced to two patriotic songs which celebrated our Unity in Diversity. The programme concluded with the singing of the National Anthem. – Jet Spark Activity Workshop On Saturday, 12th August 2017 39 students along with Science Teachers, Ms. J. Daniel and Mr. K. Kaka attended the Jet Spark Activity Workshop at Jet Airways hangar, Santacruz East. The students were able to get a hands-on experience on the mechanism and working of an aircraft. They also learnt the science behind the flying of aircrafts. The students were presented with certificates and souvenirs. – Grandarents’ Day for the 1st time at Scottish There was palpable excitement through the week in the Sr. KG. classes as the children prepared to welcome their Grandparents to their class. On Friday, 11th August 2017, at 9:30 a.m., a large group of eager Grandparents trooped into their grandchild’s class. A special poem was recited by the students to convey their love and gratitude for their grandparents; who in turn wrote a loving note for their precious little ones. The students gifted a card to them as a keepsake. Emotions ran high with the grandparents appreciating the the efforts put in by students and teachers. – Results of the Inter-House Hindi Elocution Competition Download – Results of the Inter-House Carrom Competition Download 11.08.2017 – Mathematics Workshop On Tuesday 8th August 2017, our teachers Ms. B. Shanbhag, Ms. R. Mukherjee and Ms. S. Pandey attended a half day Mathematics workshop at Hotel Melhua, Hiranandani Gardens, Powai. The purpose of the workshop was to introduce ‘Yaru-Key’, the Japanese way of teaching Mathematics in the classroom. ‘Yaru-Key’ is a self learning Mathematics application developed for students to build Mathematics skills. It was an enriching experience for our Teachers as the workshop helped them understand simple, yet innovative, methodologies, using tablets. – Results of the Inter-House Solo Singing and Instrumental Music Competition – Seniors The rhythms and beats of this competition resonated around the campus on Wednesday, 2nd August 2017. The songs presented included some great hits like ‘Back Street Boys’, ‘Skyfall’ by Adele, ‘Let It Go’ by Demi Lovato and ‘Chiquitita’ by Abba. Please click below for the details Download – HFS MUN Conference HFS MUN Conference was conducted by Hiranandani Foundation School, Powai from 29th to 31st July at Meluha The Fern in Powai. Bombay Scottish School, Mahim sent a contingent of 27 delegates from Stds. 8 to 12. Topics ranged from Nuclear Disarmament, and Denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula to LGBT Rights and Application of Artificial Intelligence. The delegates actively participated in amicable yet passionate debate and submitted comprehensive paperwork to provide solutions to the agendas under discussion. The Scottish delegates not only won several awards ranging from ‘Verbal Mention’ to ‘Best Delegate’ but also managed to win the trophy for the ‘Best School Delegation 2017’ . The awards won were as follows: Best Delegate: Arjun Virani High Commendation: Abyuday Sen Ojas Tripathi Ishaan Goel Dhruv Arya Special Mention: Hardik Khattar Swara Patel Verbal Mention: Ishaan Pethe Rajbir Saluja Renee Vakil Devansh Desai – Results of the Inter-House English Elocution Competition Please click below for the details Download – Results of the Inter-House Table Tennis Competition Please click below for the details Download 27.07.2017 – Report on Thematic Activity Colours are an integral part of our life and KG students are learning about them by looking, listening and doing. – Red Day on 4th July 2017 saw the Jr. KG students dressed in red T-shirts and white shorts, enjoying activities, stories and games centred around the colour, Red. – Something BLUE Day on 14th July 2017 saw students come in shirts, shorts, caps, and apron… all in varying shades of Blue! Activities included water-saving awareness, free-hand drawing and learning a poem on the colour Blue. – Anything Green Day on 19th July 2017 had Jr. KG students bring different objects for ‘Show & Tell’. Plants, pictures and toys were brought from home and Circle Time was full of fun and games with Green as the central theme. Many students even spoke a few sentences on the objects they had brought. This inculcates confidence and builds vocabulary. – Thursday 6th July 2017 was designated as a Rain Wear Day for Sr. KG students. They drew and coloured pictures of rain wear. They also learnt poems and songs on rain. – Monday, 24th July 2017 was a Show and Tell Day of Rain Creatures in Sr. KG. They brought toys and cut outs of earthworm, snails and frogs. Students spoke with confidence on the object or picture they had brought. – Workshop on Cinema On 22nd July 2017, eleven students from Stds. 3 and 4 attended the ‘Do You Speak Cinema?’ Workshop conducted by Film Heritage Society, at Essar House, Worli. The workshop gave the students an insight into the rich history of cinema, not only in India, but across the world. The workshop highlighted the technicalities of movie making and how cinema has evolved over the years. The students got an opportunity to meet with a well-known actor of yester-years, Ms. Kamini Kaushal and TV actor Ms. Iravati.Needless to say, the children will cherish every moment of this experience as it gave them a new perspective about the world of cinema, with its interactive approach and amazing visuals. – Inter-House Dramatics The Inter-House Junior Dramatics Competition was held on Thursday, 20th July 2017. The competition created a history of sorts, as for the first time, street plays in Hindi were staged In our quest to make the performances as authentic as possible, the Gamaliel Hall took on a completely new avatar. The centre of the hall became the grandstand for the performances, with the audience and judges seated all around. The theme of the performances was ‘Phases of Life’, and each House tackled the pertinent issues of each phase – childhood, adolescence, adulthood and old age. The audience was riveted by the powerful performances, which were entertaining as well as thought-provoking. The Winning House was the Blue House which staged the ‘Childhood’ phase of life. Awards: 1st Best Performer: Reeva Nanda 2nd Best Performer: Kyra Gore 3rd Best Performer: Hetvi Maru Special Mention: Abhishek Shah Archit Pethe Samarth Madhivanan – Puppet Making Workshop Ms. Sonali Hatalkar of Sr.KG attended a Puppet making workshop on Saturday, 15th July 2017 at Powai. Simple techniques were demonstrated in handling puppets and using them as an instructive tool in the classroom to engage the students effectively. – Workshop on Career Choices On Friday, 14th July 2017, a team from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies conducted an informative session for the students of the Senior School to help them with future career choices. They spoke about the courses in Megatronics, 2018 Air Jordan 33 Utility Blackout On Sale Data Sciences, Finance, Liberal Arts, Animation, Graphic Designing and Diploma Engineering. It was an interactive session, which was very helpful as it effectively resolved many doubts that the students had. – Farewell to Mr. Adib Kenkre ‘One coach will impact more young people in a year than most people do in a lifetime’, said Rev. Billy Graham. This was amply exemplified by Mr. Adib Kenkre, Head Coach of the football squads at Bombay Scottish School, Mahim who retired after 17 long years of dedicated service. It was amazing to see the large number of his students, both past and present, show up on the basketball court to wish him a fond farewell, on Saturday, 1st July 2017. – ISC Achievers We are delighted to learn that Udyaaksh Khera, Aditi Batra and Zayaan Hassan of the ISC Batch 2017 have featured in the top 1% achievers’ list in the ISC March Examination 2017, as per criteria specified by the Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India. They are eligible to apply for the Scholarship for Higher Education of Government of India valued at Rs.80,000/- per year for five years, if they enroll into education in Basic and Natural Science Courses at B.SC /Integrated M. Sc or M.S levels. We are proud of their achievement and wish them the very best in all their future endeavors. 26.07.2017 – To download the English Elocution pictures please click here . – To download the English Elocution pictures please click here . – To download the Junior Prize Day pictures please click here . – To download the Senior Prize Day pictures please click here . 13.07.2017 – Leadership Training Programme On Saturday, 8th July 2017 members of the Student Council spent the morning at the Indian School of Management and Entrepreneurship , Lower Parel, to seek insights into honing leadership skills. Professionals who have been successful in their respective fields were brought in to speak to the students. Their experience and expertise added to the authenticity and effectiveness of each session. All in all, from the general response of the students, it would be safe to say that it was a well-received and thoroughly enjoyed event. Students certainly left the premises as better equipped leaders of tomorrow. – Young Talent Search in Computer Programming 2017 On Sunday, 9th July 2017 the following students represented our School at the Young Ta lent Search in Computer Programming 2017 competition – Regional Level, conducted by the Computer Society of India at Andheri. Results are awaited. Komal Wani Srijamya Ranjan Kaushik Ram Selvaraj – Mission Week Moments of prayer and introspection interspersed with joyful singing resonated through Bombay Scottish School, Mahim yet again through the ‘Mission Week’ from Monday, 3rd to Thursday, 7th July 2017. Students from Stds. 1 to 8 had a wonderful time learning new songs and listening to inspiring stories. A potpourri of topics on Faith, Sin, Forgiveness and Gratitude were covered by the Scripture Union team. We are confident that the students will imbibe the values learnt and become better individuals. – School Captains Leadership Conclave The School Captains Leadership Conclave called ‘Captain Cool’ was held at Christ Church School on Friday, 30th June 2017. Aarushi Zarthoshtimanesh our School Captain and Aditi Nazre our School Vice-Captain participated in the debate. They were accompanied by the other two School Vice Captains and House Captains of the various Houses. The Conclave was interesting as it dealt with matters pertaining to the merits and demerits of our education system and of the system of selection of Captains. – Museum on Wheels From the 19th to the 23rd of June students from Stds. 1 to 8 lived the words of Benjamin Franklin who once said, “Involve me and I learn.” Our students were thrilled to visit the “Museum on Wheels” which was parked on our campus, and learn about the various exhibits showcased in the mobile museum. In addition, they also witnessed various interesting documentaries and participated in a variety of engaging activities to reinforce their understanding of the exhibition. This initiative brought alive facts from their History textbooks and helped children reconnect with the subject in a novel and unique manner. 22.06.2017 – Staff Seminar The Staff of Bombay Scottish School, Mahim had an enjoyable and insightful first day back to School on Tuesday, 6th June 2017. The ISDI and ISME Staff and Students played hosts at their India Bulls Campus, Parel. The Staff were divided into four groups, each of whom attended a workshop on Team Development, Classroom Behaviour, Types of Learning and Teachers’ Classroom Management. It was an experience that has set a positive tone to this new academic year. – Empowerment of Science – Environment Education Workshop Two of our Teachers Ms. S. Panicker and Ms. S. Billava attended this workshop organized by CNMS School at Vile Parle on Saturday, 10th June 2017. The speakers threw light on the fact that Science is based on observation rather than imagination and that it is an ongoing process. The focus was on experiential learning vis-à-vis the chalk and talk method. It was an informative and engaging session over all. – Seminar ‘Museum on Wheels’ The seminar ‘Museum on Wheels’ conducted by CITI-CSMVS in collaboration with Nrityanjali was attended by Co-ordinators Ms. E. D’Mello and Ms. B. Lobo on Friday, 9th June 2017. The sessions conducted by Museum Educators Bilwa Kulkarni and Saker Mistri threw light on how museum visits could help our students appreciate our rich culture and heritage. The workshop was interesting and gave an insight into how teachers can make teaching and learning of History interesting and relevant to students. – Workshop for Special Educators This Workshop held on Saturday, 17th June 2017 at Rotary Centre, Santacruz was attended by Special Educators Ms. A. Uppal and Ms. M. Wakeman. Organized by CHILD Reach in collaboration with The Inner Wheel Club of Bombay West. The programme included a talk on Inclusive Education, besides providing information on provisions for children with special needs by the SSC/HSC/NIOS Boards. Representatives of the Boards were also present and provided valuable inputs. 25.04.2017 – Scottish Model United Nations Conference 2017: The Scottish Model United Nations Conference was held from 24th to 26th April 2017 with around 110 delegates participating from both Mahim and Powai Schools. To question the outside world from within a committee, to challenge the hegemony of a select few, to blur the lines between the possible and the impossible between a student and a member of the United Nations – this is the Scottish Model United Nations Conference in its fifth edition. – KG. Concert: The Jr. KG concert held on Wednesday 12th April 2017 was a resounding success. Their theme, “The Scottish Matinee”, showcased different channels on TV. News, Fashion, Travel and Health were presented through song, dance, drama and choral recitation. The little ones were dressed to the hilt and performed like professionals on stage. Their confidence and dance skills were a treat to watch. For their Annual Concert on Thursday, 13th April 2017, the Sr. KG presented “A Bioscope of Mumbai” Its History, festivals, the daily routine of a Mumbaikar, its lifelines i.e. the local trains, dabawallahs and, of course, Bollywood were showcased in the form of skits, choral recitation, dances and songs. The myriad facets of this large-hearted city were effectively and endearingly showcased by the students. Parents and grandparents applauded and appreciated their poise and showmanship. – Visit to Bombay Stock Exchange: The Std. 11 students of Commerce and Economics were taken on an educational visit to the Bombay Stock Exchange on Tuesday, 11th April 2017. The students were introduced to the history of the Stock Exchange, its special features, its rating as compared to other major stock exchanges, the world of trading in shares and much more. The informative session ended with a round of question and answer and a visit to the impressive Convention Hall. For the students it was a day well spent as they gained better insight into what makes the wheels of our economy turn. – Vacation Bible Class: The week long VBS 2017 culminated on Friday, 21st April 2017. The theme for VBS this year was ‘I am willing’. The foot-tapping songs each morning set the mood for the day. Values from the Bible were put forth in a very entertaining manner with the help of short skits performed done by Mr Dinesh and his team. The highlights of VBS 2017 were the ‘Love Feast’ where students shared snacks with each other, the mini olympics and the numerous craft activities done after every class. Indeed, this VBS has made our children realize that when they are willing to share, care and help one other, they will make the world a wonderful place for all. – Time Management Workshop: On Monday, 24th April 2017, an inter-active session on Time Management was conducted by IITian Mr. Tejas Shah, for the students of Std. 9. Students were made aware of the activities they were engaged in during the day and the number of hours that they spend on them. They were told how to gain extra hours by doing two or more activities simultaneously and by reducing time spent on unproductive work. Tips on how to manage their time wisely and increase their output were helpful and something that would benefit students in both their academic career and in life. – Workshop in Communication Skills: On Tuesday, 25th April 2017, a workshop was conducted by motiviational speaker Dr. Sujata Singhi for Std. 9 students on the topic “Communication Skills”. The students were made aware of how to improve their communications skills giving emphasis to body language and gestures. A video clipping was shown to highlight the fact that one can communicate even without speaking a word. Thereafter, some students were called upon to give a demonstration on their own communication skills. The workshop ended with every student writing out a poem in one minute on any topic of their interest. Altogether, it was a very informative and educative session for the students. 04.04.2017 – Scratch Software: On Thursday 15th March 2017, 20 students selected from Stds. 2 to 6 attended a session on Scratch Software conducted by Mr. Chirag Arya and his team of three teachers. The students were given a hands-on experience on making a very simple game using the software. The session was thoroughly enjoyed by the students. – Hospitality Aptitude Test: On Friday 17th March 2017, representatives of Switzer Hospitality Education conducted a Hospitality Aptitude test for the students of Std. 11 of the ISC section. The test was conducted to determine whether the students had the required aptitude to fit into the Hospitality industry which includes Hotel and Resort Management, Sports and Event Management, Tourism and Destination Management, Luxury Brand Management, Restaurant Management and Culinary and Baking Arts. 10.03.2017 – Guest Lecture On Friday 10th March, the Std 11 students of Economics and Political Science attended a lecture on BREXIT conducted by Dr Julia Baker, Coordinator and Teacher from the Bishop Grosseteste University, UK. She was accompanied by Mr. Roman Reda, who specializes in International Relations, Political Economy and World History. The one hour talk highlighted the current economic and social conditions in the UK , the impact of Article 50 and Prime Minister May’s stand on this article. The session was interactive and informative and well-received by our students. – Furtados School Of Music had a piano and guitar recital by its students from Stds. 1 – 7 for their parents in the month of February. Students from Stds 1 to 4 presented a piano recital, playing a variety of fun songs in groups as well as solo. Students of Stds. 5 – 7 presented a piano and guitar recital playing what they have learnt during the year. – Extra-Curricular Activities 186 students of Artistic Gymnastics, Karate, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Bharat Natyam and All For Kids performed for their parents on Saturday, 4th March 2017. The parents appreciated this opportunity and cheered the participants enthusiastically. – Pomegranate Creative Writing Workshop On Tuesday, 28th February 2017 ‘Creative Figments’, an anthology of literary works by students of the Pomegranate Creative Writing Programme was released by author Ms. Chatura Rao in the Gamaliel Hall. Ms. Rao answered questions on the writing process, elements of characterization, setting and narrative voice. A few students also read from their own works from the anthology. Ms Rao observed that the students’ deep engagement with writing was clearly evident in the technical questions that they posed to her. Students of Stds. 6-8 of the Pomegranate Creative Writing Programme were simply thrilled to see a published collection of their own work! – Achievement in ASSET Examination The following students have been awarded Certificate of Outstanding Performance for the ASSET Test held in 2016-2017: Vivaan Bhatia – Mathematics Aditya Srikanth – Mathematics Aryaa Rojekar – Mathematics and Science Malvika Murukumbi – Mathematics Shaurya Goyal – Mathematics Ananya Vyapak – Science 22.02.2017 – Scottish Alumni Lunch 2017 Saturday, 18th February 2017, saw many enthusiastic Scottishites gather at their Alma Mater to mark the 170th Founders’ Day Celebrations at Bombay Scottish School, Mahim. The reunion was marked by nostalgia and an over whelming sense of pride and gratitude for what this institution has given to each one of her students. The joy of meeting classmates and teachers and reminiscing about the numerous activities that make School-life so special, was truly the highlight of this event. – Founders’ Day Celebration Our 170th Founders’ Day was celebrated on Friday, 17th February 2017. The Guest of Honour was Mr. Kaushal Sampat, President and Managing Director – Dun and Bradstreet Information Services Pvt. Ltd. . The Prayer Service was led by Rev Susheel Sumitra. This was followed by Mr. Sampat’s address. While reminiscing about his School days, Kaushal told students that honesty, hard work and fair play were some of the values this School taught him. Friendly matches in football, basketball and throwball were played between ex-students and current students. The spectacular dance performances by the winning Yellow House enthralled the audience. The address by Mrs Hirjee, President of the Bombay Scottish Alumni was followed by the Prize Distribution of ‘Nritya’ the Inter-House Dance Competition. The highlight of the 170th Founders’ Day was having in our midst a proud descendant Mr. Roman Reda a proud descendant of Sir Richard Temple who had inaugurated our Heritage Block. The Vote of Thanks by Vice-President of the Alumni Association, Mr. Satish Murarka, was followed by a scrumptious lunch hosted by the students of the batch of 1987. – World Read Aloud Day World Read Aloud Day Thursday, 16th February 2017, created quite a buzz around reading at Bombay Scottish School, Mahim. In the month of February, The Pomegranate Workshop ran a WRAD challenge where each student from Stds. 3 to 8 was encouraged to read aloud their favourite stories to as many people as possible. The students came back with exciting reports on how their reading aloud went! Finally on 16th February, Pomegranate students of Stds. 3, 4 and 5 gathered with their parents for a morning of reading aloud in the Gamaliel Hall. Voice warms-ups, parents reading-aloud, facilitators reading-aloud and exciting clues to unlock each segment of the story were all part of the excitement around reading aloud as the Gamaliel hall resonated with the sound of stories and the thrilled responses of the students. 13.02.2017 – Mission week Monday, 6th to Friday, 10th February 2017 Students from Stds. 1 to 9 and 11 participated in an interactive and enjoyable School Mission Week , a value based educational programme, organized by the Scripture Union which is an International Organization working among children in 132 countries, including India. – ICSE Valedictory Function 2017 The Valedictory and Farewell Function for the outgoing ICSE batch 2017 was held on Friday, 27th January 2017. The solemn lamp lighting ceremony was followed by a very meaningful prayer service which concluded with the Principal’s message. Our Valedictorians Aruja Khanna , Pratham Tahiliani and Farishta Anjirbag spoke of their experiences at School and urged their classmates to attend to every task with passion. The Lad and Lass Pageant had the audience rooting for their favourites. Eeshan Ketkar and Sarah Arora were crowned B.S.S. Lad and Lass 2017 respectively The dance session and dinner that followed was enjoyed by one and all with great enthusiasm. The function concluded with the distribution of Mementos and the Vote of Thanks by our outgoing School Vice-Captain Rhea Sundaresan . – Republic Day Celebration 2017 Republic Day was celebrated with solemnity and grandeur at Bombay Scottish School, Mahim. The ‘Tricolour’ was hoisted on the School premises by the Principal. The students of Stds. 7 and 8 presented a meaningful and colourful entertainment programme on ‘India – an Asset to the Universe’. – Valedictory Function ISC Batch 2017 The Valedictory and Farewell Function for the students of the ISC Batch 2017 was held on Friday, 20th January 2017. The function began with the traditional Lamp Lighting Ceremony, Prayer Service and valuable words of advice from the Principal. The three Valedictorians, Udyaaksh Khera of the Science Stream, Malavika Nerurkar of the Commerce Stream and Tisha Virani of the Humanities Stream regaled their Teachers and fellow students with humorous, witty and thought-provoking speeches. The teachers in turn put up a touching presentation showing what they felt was most special about each student. Interesting games were played and students also danced to their favourite numbers. The evening concluded with a lavish dinner. – Change of Guard The Change of Guard Ceremony, a solemn occasion to mark the hand-over of charge from the outgoing School Captain Neha Mathur to the incoming School Captain Aarushi Zarthoshtimanesh was conducted on Thursday, 19th January 2017. There were speeches by the the outgoing and incoming School Captains. School Vice Captains-elect are Aditi Nazre , Ira Gore and Neomi Jerry . – Singing Competition It is said, ‘Music is Life’ and on Wednesday, 18th January 2017 students of Stds. 5 to 8 brought this saying alive through a vibrant morning of singing. The morning began with an exhilarating start where the students of Stds. 5 and 6 of the Blue, Green, Red and Yellow Houses melodiously sang the songs, ‘Better When I Am Dancing’, ‘I am a Believer’, ‘We Rock’ and ‘Be our Guest’. The Yellow House was the eventual winner. This was followed by the four Houses of Stds. 7 and 8, who sang the songs; ‘Larger than Life’, ‘Wake me Up’, ‘History’ and ‘Time of Your Life’. Green House emerged as the Overall Winner. It was indeed ‘chicken soup for the soul’. 05.12.2016 – Constitution Day The 67th Constitution Day of India, traditionally celebrated on 6th November every year, was commemorated at School on Monday, 28th November 2016. The significance of the Constitution and the Duties of the citizens of India were emphasized during a special assembly led by the members of the Citizenship Club. The Pledge was solemnly taken by all students from Stds. 1 to 12, the significance of which was brought out during the History class, by their respective Teachers. The students of Stds. 6 to 9 answered a Quiz which was more a self-realization exercise with respect to their duties towards their country. – ELT Workshop Macmillan organized a workshop on the teaching of English Language which was conducted by Ms. Hilda Peacock on 25th November 2016, at City Point Hotel, Dadar. Staff member Ms. R. Alva attended this workshop, which was interesting and enlightening. – Inter-House Debate The much awaited Inter-House Debate was held on Friday, 18th November 2016. The four Houses battled verbally on the topic ‘Robotics will Replace Humans in Future Industrial Jobs’ The three judges were Ms. Rohini Salian, a Public Prosecutor, Mr. Yashvardhan Momya, a High Court Advocate and Professor Sydney Prabhu, a Management Trainer. Results: Best Speaker Rushabh Kapasi – Yellow House Runner- Up Best Speaker Sanjana Gupta – Blue House Winning House – Yellow House – The Scottish Cup 2016 The Scottish Cup – an Intra-School Sports event was initiated in 2015 by the PTA of the Bombay Scottish Schools at Mahim and Powai. In this event sportspersons from Mahim and Powai compete with each other for laurels in various sport events. We are proud to announce that Bombay Scottish School, Mahim won the Scottish Cup 2016 winning all matches played in Football, Basketball, Cricket, Chess and Table-Tennis . However Bombay Scottish School, Powai won all the matches in Lawn Tennis. Certificates were awarded to each participant. 18.11.2016 – Brainstorm On 15th October 2016, Brainstorm – a youth innovation forum was conducted by the students of Std. 12. Seven speakers ranging from the age of 7 to 26 years were invited to talk about achievements ranging from entrepreneurship to social work to music. There was also a panel discussion conducted amongst the seven speakers, providing the audience with a glimpse into the minds of the speakers and leaving them cerebrally stimulated and enriched with the brilliance of these young achievers. In our constant endeavour to educate and sensitize our children, Bombay Scottish School, Mahim invited the Bureau of Indian Standards which functions under the aegis of the Department of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Government of India to conduct an awareness programme on Management of Domestic Solid Waste for our 10th graders. The programme was informative, enriching and fun as it also consisted of a slogan writing competition which the students enjoyed tremendously. Their infectious enthusiasm, catch slogans impressed the BIS Team who assured us that never before did they have such a tough time choosing a winner! – Children’s Day Celebration at Scottish, Mahim On Tuesday 15th November 2016 , Children’s Day was celebrated with palpable excitement in the Jr.KG classes. Students were dressed in shorts, T-shirts, a jaunty cap and BIG smiles! Jr KG children visited the R.H. Dhonde Park opposite the School, accompanied by their teachers and helpers. The nature walk was exciting as children learnt firsthand how plants grow and were encouraged to plant trees and shrubs wherever they could, near their home. Environmental awareness was encouraged as the Sea Link, Hinduja Hospital, our School and the Arabian Sea were discussed. After the nature walk, the students sat in the Skating Rink area to enjoy a Nature drawing session, followed by singing and playing. Upon returning back to School, the students had a plant growing session in their class and now they wait for the plant to grow! Truly, an enriching and nature friendly Children’s Day! Children’s Day was celebrated with enthusiasm in the Sr.KG classes. Students were dressed in shorts, T-shirts, a jaunty cap and BIG smiles! They visited the Geego Bakery adjacent to the School. Awestruck, they saw the flour being mixed to make yummy breads, cakes and cookies. The giant oven rolling and filled with breads had them spellbound which was followed by a lesson in cutting, packing and labelling of the baked goods for the shop. The cherry on the cake was the tasting session of delectable cookies. All in all, a yummylicious Children’s Day ! Students of Std. 1 celebrated Children’s Day by making a visit to the Shivaji Park Fire Station. A mock fire drill was conducted specially for them. The children were excited the firemen at work. They were taught to to call 101 in case of fire. It was a wonderful learning experience for our 1st graders. Students of Std. 2 paid a visit to the Mahim Post Office. Ready with their postcards in hand, our 2nd graders walked to the Mahim Post Office, dropped their postcards into the postbox after which they visited the office to see how letters are sorted, stamped and handed over to the postman for delivery. The visit was truly enriching and educational. The children came back with fond memories and are now eagerly awaiting the arrival of the postman at their homes. To celebrate Children’s Day the students of Stds. 3 to 6 were taken to The Great Golden Circus at Bandra Reclamation. Children enjoyed themselves watching the trapeze artists, gymnasts, clowns and animals. The highlight of the show was the cricket match between two elephants representing India and Pakistan. Students of Stds 7 & 8 had a day of fun and frolic to celebrate Children’s Day at school on Tuesday. To the students’ surprise and delight, the Teachers of Stds 7 & 8 put up a short skit on stage, in which the Teachers turned students and had the audience rolling in laughter with their antics. At the same time, the various acts conveyed messages of world peace, anti-bullying and symbolism of Children’s Day. This was followed by an amazing performance on the drums by a trio of ex-students and brilliant musicians, Gino Banks, Hamza Kazi and Jai Row Kavi, that the students enjoyed thoroughly. Free play was the highlight of the day as the students indulged in some wholesome outdoor fun, playing games like ‘tug of war’ ,’dog in the bone’, ‘dodge ball’ and ‘kho kho’. They were joined by their Teachers who played with equal alacrity. In all, it was a day well celebrated and well enjoyed. – Std. 9 SUPW Trip The students of Std 9B, 9C and 9D visited Chinchmal and Ambewadi and thus had a wonderful opportunity to immerse themselves in rural life and empathize with the hardships faced by villagers in our state. Over the few hours they spent with the villagers, they conducted various activities like teaching the children, playing with them, conversing with the elderly, working with the women and, entertaining as well as educating them with a street play. They even cooked a meal of vegetable pulav that the village children enjoyed. It is not only the villagers who stood to gain from this experience but our 9th graders learnt how the majority of our citizens live and I am sure they returned with a keen appreciation of how truly blessed they are. 21.10.2016 – Traditional Day was celebrated by the KG Section on Friday, 21st October 2016. The students were dressed in traditional Indian wear. The little girls outshone the boys in their colourful attire , bangles and ‘bindis’. A beautiful rangoli was made by the KG Teachers in the Gamaliel Hall. A video clip on the significance of the festival of Diwali was shown to the children. The KG children have been asked to be ambassadors of a NOISELESS and POLLUTION free Diwali this year. The song and dance session was enjoyed by children and adults alike. – SUPW Trip Stds. 11 & 12 The students of the ISC section have gone on an SUPW trip from Thursday, 20th to Friday, 21st October 2016 to Govardhan Eco Village, Palghar and Saguna Baug, Raigad District. The objective of this trip is to inculcate a positive attitude in our students towards co-operative work with the wider community so as to help them apply their classroom knowledge to nation-building activities. The students also spent time at ‘Probably Paradise’ a shelter for abandoned animals. They participated in dragnet fishing, farming, milking cows, making bricks and also visited a school for tribal children, where they distributed stationery. The students spent two fruitful days in rural immersion, learning team-spirit through meaningful activities. – SUPW Trip Std. 9 115 students of Std. 9A, E and F along with four staff members went on a day’s trip to Dharni and Dharnichiwadi at Karjat on 21st October 2016. The students will be engaged in Community Service at these two villages where they will continue the projects initiated last year by the students of Stds. 9 and 10 and also introduce new ones. Their activities entail making sandwiches for the village children, teaching young ones, resource mapping, performing street plays with a social theme to create awareness, making a seasonal calendar, planting tree saplings and conducting a baseline survey. We are sure the students will return fulfilled and moved by this experience – The 16th National Cyber Olympiad 16th National Cyber Olympiad was conducted successfully in School, on Thursday, 20th October 2016. 222 students from Stds. 3 to 10 appeared for the same. 12.10.2016 – Awareness Programme on Green Schools On Saturday 8th October 2016, two teachers and two students of the ISC Section attended the 14th Edition of the IGBC Green Building Congress. The panelists were Ms. Bahar Dutt, an environmental journalist, Mr. Rakesh Sharma, the first Indian Cosmonaut and Mr. Felix Darwin, the great grandson of Charles Darwin. The focus of this Congress was to highlight the importance of Green Schools and how every student should play a catalytic role in accelerating the Green Movement in the country. The multidimensional brainstorming session between the audience, comprising primarily of students, teachers and panelists marked the end of a very informative and thought provoking day. Everyone who attended this conference went home convinced that each of us must change our lifestyle to save this planet. – Leadership Series 2016 Ms. Ashwini Kapileshwari, from the world of finance, conducted an interactive workshop on Non-verbal Communication for the students of Std. 11 on Friday, 30th September 2016. She emphasised the importance of body language in all situations, ranging from everyday interactions to business interviews. With engaging demonstrations using student and teacher volunteers, she showed the students what hand gestures signify, the importance of eye contact, about ‘haptics’ i.e. non-verbal communication, ‘proxemics’ i.e. human use of space when communicating….. and even the right way to hug! In her session, Ms. Kapileshwari conveyed to the young adults that actions speak louder than words! 29.09.2016 – Choral Recitation The Inter-House Choral Recitation Competition held on 28th September 2016 for students of Stds. 5 and 6 was a huge success. The objective of Choral Recitation is to refresh, enliven and train each child in a large group and simultaneously bring to each one a variety of valuable experiences. This was truly achieved as each House performed their pieces as a synchronized group of voices expressing their thoughts and feelings with poems like ‘If I were a Voice’, ‘The Salesman’, ‘Macavity,’The Mystery Cat’ and the Winning piece ‘Not a Storm in a Teacup’ which was recited by the Red House. Overall Results: Red House: 1st place Yellow House: 2nd place Green House: 3rd place Blue House: 4th place – Swimming Gala The afternoon of 27th September 2016 saw our swimming teams gather at the National Sports Club, Worli for the Inter-House Swimming Gala 2016-2017. Ex-student and alumnus Mr. Clint Pereira, a National Level Swimmer was the Chief Guest. Some excellent swimming was on display as 95 students from four Houses competed in 35 events ranging from Freestyle, Backstroke, Butterfly stroke to Medley Relays, in various categories. It was great to see the swimmers take on the challenge and the chance to win important points for their Houses in this closely fought competition Eventually, it was the Green House that emerged victorious. The Chief Guest was impressed with the hard work, commitment and skill shown by all the Competitors who competed. Well done to each and every participant! Best Swimmer per category: U-8 Boys Arimjay Pawar – Blue House U-8 Girls Aanya Thakur – Yellow House U-10 Boys Armaan Jetha – Green House U-10 Girls Zara Baksi – Green House U-12 Boys Eshaan Kashikar – Yellow House U-12 Girls Aanya Wala – Green House U-14 Boys Vedant Bapna – Blue House U-14 Girls Arshia Vora – Red House U-16 Girls Mira Shah – Red House Medley Relay Winners: Boys – Blue House Girls – Green House Overall Results: Green House – 1st place Blue House – 2nd place Yellow House – 3rd place Red House – 4th place – Monsoon Trek to Kondana Caves A monsoon trek was organized by the Adventure Club to Kondana caves on Saturday, 24th September 2016. Past the hustle and bustle of the city, through the serpentine roads of the village, the group finally alighted at the far end of the village to begin the hour long climb to the caves, negotiating over rocks and pebbles as they crossed streams and scrambled upwards across slippery rocks. The imposing grandeur of the caves left everyone awestruck. This was followed by a fresh water massage under the cascading waterfalls – undoubtedly the highlight of the day. It was indeed an exhilarating experience for our first time trekkers. – SMUN Powai On 23rd and 24th September 2016, a delegation of 32 students from Stds. 8 to 10 participated in the Model United Nations Conference organized by our sister School at Powai. Award for ‘Best Delegate’ in their respective committees was won by: Param Nagda Ansh Vora Aditya Gupta Award for ‘Outstanding Delegate’ in their respective committees was won by: Abhyuday Sen Enaksh Srivastava Lakshya Dugar Honourable Mention was conferred upon Arjun Virani The following students received ‘Verbal Mention’ Vedant Vishwanath Ravish Mungee – Posture Workshop for Staff On Friday 16th September 2016, Dr. Vijaylakshmi Rao, a practising Physiotherapist conducted an interactive session for the Teaching Staff on ‘Posture’. Dr. Rao brought to our attention the incorrect posture we adopt when standing, sitting or relaxing. Since spine related problems have increased even amongst youngsters, we were taught to recognize and correct our posture, so we in turn could do the same for our students. The session concluded with a few important exercises and the message that ‘Prevention is better than cure.’ 20.09.2016 – Nature Lovers on the Karvy Trail On Saturday 3rd September 2016, 41 enthusiastic members of the Dabchick Nature Club set out on the ‘Karvy Trail’ to the Sanjay Gandhi National Park which wore a lavender blush with the blooming of the Karvy plant. This plant, which blooms once in eight years, was the star attraction of the trail. A gurgling stream, a profusion of blooms, a variety of butterflies, carpenter bees and birds and the calls of a peafowl set the scene for the trail which was headed by our Staff Members: Ms. B.Nadar and Ms. N.Zariwala . It was a learning and an enjoyable experience for our students and teachers. – Teacher’s Day Celebrations : On Friday, 2nd September 2016, Bombay Scottish School, Mahim saw a day of role reversal on the joyous occasion of Teacher’s Day. The day began with a special assembly conducted by the Student Council. The students of Stds. 10 and 12 assumed the role of Student Teachers. They took over the classes while the Teachers enjoyed an enthralling entertainment programme that was prepared specially for them. The day came to an end with a sumptuous lunch, bringing down the curtain on this eventful day. – Inter – House Power Point Competition The Inter House Power Point Presentation Competition held on the 1st of September was greeted with the same enthusiasm and excitement it receives every year, as the four Houses explored various topics such as Utility Computing, Nano Computing, Cloud Computing and Mobile Computing. The students showed exemplary presentation skills, confidence and deep understanding of their respective topic. The Green House emerged winners with a compelling presentation on Cloud Computing. Overall Results Green House : 1st Place Blue House : 2nd Place Yellow House : 3rd Place Red House : 4th Place 01.09.2016 – Inter-House Junior Dramatics: The much awaited Inter-House Junior Dramatics Competition was held on 24th August 2016. It combined the elements of Street plays and conventional theatre and dwelt on various challenging issues that teenagers face. Yellow House, the eventual winners, focused on ‘Peer Pressure’, Green House on ‘Bullying’, Blue House ‘On Self-Image’ and Red House on ‘Materialism’. Through song, dance, drama and live musical performances, participants effectively highlighted pressing teenage issues. – Overall Results Yellow House : 1st place Green House : 2nd place Blue House : 3rd place Red House : 4th place – Best Performers: Rommulus Lewis – 1st place Ananya Nayar – 2nd place Purav Doshi – 3rd place – Special Mention: Samarth Madhivanan – Serena Augustine – Sanjana Runwal – – Interaction: On 23rd August 2016, Radhika Lokur, School Captain for the year 2007-2008 addressed the Economics students of Std 12. Radhika completed her Bachelor’s degree at St Xavier’s College, Mumbai, after which she proceeded to the US to do her Master’s degree in International and Developmental Economics at Yale. Ms. Lokur threw light on fascinating aspect of this branch of Economics that works towards ways of integrating the marginalised. – Inter-House Shooting Competition: The Inter-House Shooting Competition was conducted at the Veer Savarkar Shooting Range at Shivaji Park on 20th August 2016. Results: Individual – Rifle Shooting: Gayatri Pawaskar 1st place – Neil Pullambra 2nd place – Shria Khan 3rd place – – Pistol Shooting: Shaneel Mehta 1st place – Arjun Balamwar 2nd place – Gayatri Pawaskar 3rd place – – Team: Shaneel Mehta and Neil Pullambra 1st place – Shria Khan and Aditya Mhapralkar – Gayatri Pawaskar and Arjun Balamwar – – Overall Results: Red House – 1st place Yellow House – 2nd place Green House – 3rd place Blue House – 4th place – Inter-House Carrom Competition: This event was held on 19th August 2016. 29 students were shortlisted for the Competition. 30 matches in various categories were contested. Results: – Boys U-12: Keith Lobo – 1st place Ahan Wad – 2nd place Hamza Khan – 3rd place – Boys U-14: Manas Desai – 1st place Kevin Suvarna – 2nd place Aryan Parmar – 3rd place – Boys U-16: Shivang Raisurana – 1st place Samarth Shah – 2nd place Gaurav Advani – 3rd place – Girls U-16: Neomi Jerry – 1st place Oishi Poddar – 2nd place Riya Singh – 3rd place – Overall Results: Green House – 1st place Red House – 2nd place Blue House – 3rd place Yellow House – 4th place 22.08.2016 – The Inter-House Dramatics Competition was held on 11th August 2016. The plays enacted were based on the scripts written during the On The Spot Script Writing Competition. The Yellow House’s ‘Card of Death’ wove a tale of revenge around the words ‘Card, Heart and Toilet’, whereas the Red House went romantic with ‘A Victorian Masterpiece’, a sweet love story set in the Victorian age around the words ‘Nail, Cheese and Button’. The Green House explored just how much a man can tolerate before snapping in their play ‘Flowers For A Grave’, sensitized around the words ‘Dog, Shoes and Vase’. ‘Onion, Lift, and Medicine’, put the Blue House in a quandary. Their play ‘The Dark Side’ traced a man’s slow descent into insanity following a traumatic experience. The Judges were very impressed with the quality of plays enacted and took a long time deciding on the winner. Overall Results: Blue House : 1st place Red House : 2nd place Green House : 3rd place Yellow House : 4th place Best Production Team: Blue House Best Light & Sound: Blue House 1st Best Performers: Anshul Patkar – Blue House Abhyuday Sen – Blue House 2nd Best Performers: Aarushi Zarthoshtimanesh – Green House Sahil Shah – Red House Special Mention: Ayan Agrawal – Blue House Neel Vaidya – Green House – The On The Spot Script Writing Competition was held on Saturday, 16th July 2016. The topic for the Individual Category was “One by one the lights went off and the footsteps faded away…….” – In the Group Category, each House picked up three words at random and wrote their scripts around those three words. Overall Results: Group Category: Blue House : 1st place Green House : 2nd place Red House : 3rd place Yellow House : 4th place Individual Category: Zara Humranwala Yellow House – 1st place Muskan Shah – Yellow House – 2nd place Devak Bharadwaj – Blue House 3rd place – English Elocution Competition for Stds. 1 to 12 was conducted on 26th, 27th and 28th July 2016 after a series of qualifying rounds. Results: Std. 1 Sharayah Bernard – 1st place Anaiya Rathi – 2nd place Siddhant Sridharan – 3rd place Std. 2 Vyom Mankekar – 1st place Erica Colaco – 2nd place Arrmaan Anand – 3rd place Std. 3 Kiana Fernandez – 1st place Reyansh Ahuja – 2nd place Neev & Samaira Dayani – 3rd place Std. 4 Shiv Kini – 1st place Adam Araujo – 2nd place Deeshaa Samuel – 3rd place Stds. 5 & 6 Anya Pinto – 1st place Shrshti Santosh – 2nd place Dhriti Shah – 3rd place Stds. 7 & 8 Kenzo Lobo – 1st place Kohana Kapoor – 2nd place Reeva Nanda – 3rd place Stds. 9 & 10 Anubhav Dayal – 1st place Aaryan Ahuja – 2nd place Ariana Mistry – 3rd place Stds. 11 & 12 Vickram Peter – 1st place Aarushi Zarthoshtimanesh – 2nd place Reagan Rodrigues – 3rd place Overall Results: Green House – 1st place Red House – 2nd place Yellow House – 3rd place Blue House – 4th place 04.08.2016 – UNESCO Club Educational Trip 163 students of the UNESCO Club accompanied by 10 Staff Members set off last weekend, on 30th and 31st July 2016, on an educational trip to Pune and Lonavala. They visited the Celebrity Wax Museum, where they learnt how wax images of renowned dignitaries are made and preserved. At NAB-LIONS, they learnt to appreciate the work done by the visually handicapped, trained to weave, knit, make paper bags and plastic bags and, more importantly, to value their own eye-sight. At Shaniwarwada, they learnt a great deal about the headquarters of the Peshwas. The students also enjoyed the winding jeep drive and the trek to the highest point of the Sinhagad Fort. – Leadership Series 2016 On Friday, 29th July 2016,Mr Harsha Bhogle, the eminent cricket commentator and journalist visited our School to conduct the third session of the Leadership Series 2016, with the students of Stds. 11 and 12. In his spell-binding talk, he addressed matters that affect every individual. Narrating incidents from his life, he gave our students invaluable advice: to say ‘yes’ to every opportunity, however inconsequential it may appear at the time; to absorb everything like a sponge and to imbibe the three H’s – Hardwork, Honesty and Humility. His talk also highlighted the importance of striving for excellence and not being afraid of failure, sparking philosophical and life-changing thoughts in every student’s mind. 27.07.2016 – Leaders of Tomorrow Workshop On Saturday, 23rd July 2016 a Leadership Training Programme was organized for the Members of the Student Council 20162017. Mr Mehernosh Deboo and his team arranged an enjoyable programme which challenged the students’ problem-solving abilities, time management skills, communication and innovative abilities through various team challenges. The students learnt to work as a team and the Inter House competitive spirit reigned through the day. This action packed day came to an end with the much awaited prize distribution ceremony. The winning Houses were the Green and the Blue. – English Elocution Workshop An Elocution workshop was conducted on Friday, 22nd July 2016 for students of Std 7-12 participating in the upcoming English Elocution Competition. The workshop was conducted by Ms. Jhelum Gosalia, who is an associate of Trinity College of London in Speech and Drama, and has also founded J. Productions, which has produced successful shows such as Panchatantra and Yatagarasu. The intent of the workshop was to help the students hone their skills in speaking expressively and effectively. The workshop touched upon various aspects of public speaking such as breathing, posture, vocal and facial expression and articulation. This was done through an interactive session of games and exercises. The students were very appreciative of this absorbing and engaging workshop. – Creative Writing Workshop On Friday, 15th July 2016 a creative writing workshop was conducted by Ms. Sreevidya Surendran and Ms Zahra, associates of the creative writing initiative ‘Pomegranate’. They began with a ‘Word Association’ game which was followed by a reading from George Orwell’s essay, ‘Why I Write?’ In an informal and interactive session, the participants were given valuable tips on how to write by prioritizing the ideas that come to their mind. The students participated with enthusiasm and came away enriched with the knowledge of how to develop better essay structures. – The Inter-House Chess Challenge was held on Friday, 15th July and Monday 18th July, 2016 for boys and girls in the categories U-8, U10,U12, U14, U-16 and U19 years. It was a battle of nerves and mental ability as the 69 finalists competed with their opponents in their respective categories. At the end of the day, it was the Yellow House that emerged victorious. Overall Results: Yellow House 1st place Green House 2nd place Red House 3rd place Blue House 4th place – InterHouse Table Tennis Tournament was held on Friday, 22nd July 2016. 53 students from Stds. 3 to 12 participated in this event in the following categories. Girls and Boys : U-10, U-12, U14, U16, and U-19. Congratulations to the Blue House who emerged winners. Overall Results: Blue House 1st place Yellow House 2nd place Red House 3rd place Green House 4th place 15.07.2016 – On Friday, 15th July 2016 Ms Dhanashri Korgaonkar from the Indian Cancer Society, accompanied by Volunteer Ms Rohini Sen, addressed the students of Stds. 11 and 12. The talk highlighted the dangers of smoking among the youth, problems of addiction and why passive smoking is also harmful. The students took a pledge to not smoke, avoid passive smoking and support those who want to quit. – Frank Anthony All-India Inter-School Debate Category 1, Stage 1: On Friday, 15th July 2016 Sanjana Gupta and Rushabh Kapasi accompanied by Staff Member Ms. P. Pawar, represented our School in this event, at Jankidevi Public School, Andheri. They were declared the Runner-up team and have qualified for the next round. – Frank Anthony All-India Inter-School Debate Category 2, Stage 1: On Friday, 15th July 2016 Vandana Ramesh and Pratham Tahiliani represented our School in this event, at Podar International School, Nerul, Navi Mumbai – Math Wizard Competition : The final round of the Math Wizard Competition was held on Thursday, 14th July 2016 . After a gruelling session of four rounds, the following students were adjudged Math Wizards of their respective classes: Aditya Srikanth Aryaa Rojekar Arav Dalwani Ishaan Goel 14.07.2016 – Script Writing Workshop: An interactive Script Writing Workshop was conducted on Tuesday, 12th July 2016 by Ms. Shivani Sawant, an eminent theatre personality. Students were given valuable tips on how to convert a short story into a script, how to flesh out characters, and how to create/change moods. The students found the workshop informative and exciting. – Metro World Child School Programme: Our students of Stds. 1 and 2 were engaged in a fun-filled story telling session conducted by Mr. Akshay and Ms. Amanda Rahn from Metro World Club on Tuesday, 12th July 2016. The session commenced with an action song followed by a game and concluded with a value based story which taught our students how important it is to make the right choices today if they want to have a good tomorrow. This will be an on-going programme in the current academic year. – Senior Prize Day was held on Saturday, 9th July 2016 at the Nehru Centre Auditorium, Worli. The Chief Guest Mr. Rakesh Maria IPS Commandant General of Home Guards and Director Civil Defence India, presided over the event along with his wife Mrs P Maria and graciously presented medals, certificates and trophies to the prize winners. This year 335 students were felicitated in recognition of their hard work and outstanding dedication, watched by an audience of family, staff and students. – AISM Inter-School Declamation Competition: On Tuesday, 5th July 2016 Gourima Babbar and Vickram Peter accompanied by Staff Member Ms. M. Karkera represented our School in this event, at Greenlawns High School, Breach Candy. – The Scottish Model United Nations 2016 was held from Thursday 30th June to Saturday, 2nd July. A total of 340 students from BSS Mahim and Powai, from Stds 9 12 participated enthusiastically in the SMUN 2016. Delegates who were selected on the basis of the content of the essays submitted earlier, got an opportunity to not only update themselves on global political, social and economic issues, but also to debate on them and to lobby for support to the resolutions put up by them. The Press Team brought out a newsletter covering the highlights of each day of the SMUN which may be read on the Scottish Zeitgeist on our School website. The Executive Board and the Organising Committee comprising the Secretariat, Administration, Security and the Design teams played a pivotal role in the smooth functioning of the SMUN. The 3 day Conference concluded with the Prize Distribution Ceremony. – Junior Prize Day for the academic year 2015-2016 was conducted on Wednesday, 29th June. Students from Stds. 1 to 4 were rewarded for their hard work, regular attendance and sincere effort. They not only received certificates for their academic excellence, but also for winning the Intra class Spelling Bee and Math Wizard Competitions and excellence at the Macmillan Testing. The importance of developing good character was emphasized through a skit performed by students of Std 4. Congratulations to all our young achievers! – SHUTTLE TIME ! The Inter-House Badminton Tournament was held on Tuesday, 28th June 2016 at the MIG Club, Bandra. The Competition showed great support and participation by a large number of students. 210 students from from Stds 3 to 12 participated in the selections held last week, out of which 80 students were selected for the Finals. It was pleasing to see such a vibrant atmosphere created by the students in a friendly but competitive manner. Well done to the Red House who emerged winners! Overall Results: Red House 1st place Blue House 2nd place Yellow House 3rd place Green House 4th place 28.06.2016 – INVESTITURE CERMONY: – On Friday, 24th June 2016 Bombay Scottish School, Mahim celebrated the Investiture of the new Student Council 2016-2017. School Captain Neha Mathur and School Vice Captains Esha Sridhar, Rhea Sundaresan and Vandana Ramesh along with Band Majors, House Captains, Vice-Captains, Games Captains and Prefects took the Oath before the School after which they received their badges from the Principal, who congratulated them and urged them to honour the responsibility and trust bestowed upon them. – CAPTAIN’S CONCLAVE: – On Thursday, 23rd June 2016 Neha Mathur and Esha Sridhar accompanied by Ms S Krishna attended the School Captains Leadership Conclave hosted by Christ Church School, Byculla, alongwith School Captains from Cathedral and John Connon School and Christ Church School. The panelists voiced their opinions on issues such as “What determines not only a competent leader, but also a good leader” and “What constitutes success”. At the end of the conclave both Captains were presented with iPad minis and the School, with a trophy. – INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY: – On Saturday, 18th June 2016, nine students from Stds. 1 to 4 were invited to Nehru Centre Library to celebrate International Yoga Day, with a book launch and reading of ‘The Banyan Tree’, a fun-filled story by Nupur Samant- author and yoga enthusiast. Besides this, the children also engaged in a craft activity which they thoroughly enjoyed. Ms A. Parchure and Ms A. Bharathi accompanied the students to this event. 21.06.2016 – 6th June 2016: Staff Seminar – The day began with a Prayer Service followed by the Principal’s Beginning of Term Address to the Staff. New Staff were warmly welcomed into the fold. This was followed by two invigorating workshops: – Teachers of Stds 7 12 attended the workshop ‘Mindfulness’ , an emerging discipline that examines ways of enhancing attention and learning and promotes pro social behavior and general well being . The seminar addressed these issues by engaging teachers in various exercises of the mind. The Workshop was conducted by Ms Ranjeeta Basu , an ex student. Ranjeeta is an Economics Professor at California State University , San Marcos. The workshop was very well received by all the members of the Staff. – Teachers of Stds. 1 to 6 attended a Workshop on ‘Story Telling In Education’ conducted by Biscotti Media. The main objective of this workshop was to share with teachers the skills required for effective and engaging story telling as well as its application in the classroom. – On 7th June 2016, the entire Staff attended a workshop on ‘Learning Disorders’ . The Resource Person Ms. Masarrat Khan, C.E.O. of Maharahtra Dyslexia Association addressed the importance of recognizing early indications of Learning Disorders, having an empathetic approach and the need to sensitize peer groups and parents to ensure the emotional well-being of students with Learning Disorders. She highlighted the role that teachers play to cater to these special students. The Staff found the Workshop relevant and effective. – On 8th June , Ms Usha Pandit of Mindsprings Group, held a workshop for Mahim and Powai teachers on Oral Language Skills . The workshop explored ways in which human beings generate speech and create a curriculum to enhance thinking, speaking and listening. The workshop focused on creating motivation for children to speak in complete sentences, and teaching methods to create fluency and enrich oral vocabulary. 02.05.2016 – Our heartiest congratulations to the following students who have won laurels at the various Olympiads. They will attend the SOF Awards Function at New Delhi on 12th June 2016: NSO: Aryaa Rojekar International Rank 1st IMO: Roye Ganju International Rank 3rd IMO: Shikhar Sehgal International Rank 2nd IEO: Malvika Murkumbi International Rank 1st Empowering our Middle School Teachers – On 28th March 2016, ‘iesha’ ran a workshop at Bombay Scottish School with the teachers of standards 5 to 8. This interactive workshop allowed teachers to break their own taboos around sexuality, through a series of fun and enjoyable games, discussions and role playing activities. By the end of the session, teachers were empowered with the skills to address difficult questions from students, handle adolescent behaviour and better manage their classrooms. 07.04.2016 – On 30th March 2016 the Jr. KG. students were in for a special treat. Kahani Karnival enacted a story for the little ones with mime, action and dialogue. The children heard and saw the story with rapt attention. – On 31st March 2016, the Sr. KG students were enthralled by a dance drama performance by Kahani Karnival. The story enacted with music and dance. The children were encouraged to use their hands and facial expressions to portray emotions. – KG. Musical Morning The metamorphosis of our little KG. caterpillars into confident young butterflies will soon be evident at the KG. Musical Morning scheduled to be held on 12th and 13th April 2016. Classwise, the students will render songs in English, Hindi and Marathi. They will receive their report cards and a story book as a gift to encourage reading during the summer months. 22.03.2016 – Bishrutaa Chakraborty and Shravani Shinde participated in the 5km D.N.A. iCan Women’s Half Marathon on 13th March 2016 at BKC, Bandra and were awarded gold medals for the same. – Neha Dharap won honours in Rhythmic Gymnastics: 1] A gold medal for group performance and a silver medal for team performance at the Mumbai District Championship organized by the Mumbai City Gymnastics Association on 14th February 2016. 2] At the International Championship held at Hyderabad on 5th March 2016 she was awarded the gold medal. 3] She represented Mumbai City in the Maharashtra State Championship where her group won the gold medal. This event took place on 21st February 2016. – Arnav Bhangle won a gold medal in Kata at the All India Open Karate Tournament in the Boys U-8 category held on 28th February 2016. – Rohaan Raheja stood 2nd at the All India Open International Fide Rating Chess Tournament 2016 held on 25th February 2016. – Trisha Krishnan stood 3rd and Ritvik Krishnan won the 2nd place at the All India Open International Fide Rating Chess Tournament held on 25th February 2016. – Vishwaa Dagli won a bronze medal in Rhythmic Gymnastics, Group Championship in the U-10 category, on 14th February 2016. – Shlok Adki won a gold medal in Shadow Fighting and Sidhesh Maharatha won a gold medal in Sparring at the 33rd Mumbai District Taekwondo Championship 2016 organized by Taekwondo Sports Association on 31st January 2016. – Anuttara Baroi has been awarded a medal and a certificate for being a record breaker at the British Council Reading Challenge. – Samaira Pethe won the 1st prize at the Inter-School Art Competition organized by Chitrankan Arts. She was also awarded a gold medal at the District Level Competition conducted by Rangsharda Academy. – Vivaan Thakkar won a silver medal in Taekwondo at the 4th District Level Eklavya Inter Academy Championship 2015-2016. 02.03.2016 – On Saturday, 27th February 2016, parents were treated to a stellar performance by their ward/s in Rhythmic and Artistic Gymnastics, Karate, Western Dance, Bharat Natyam and Elocution. – Three students from Std. 9 were shortlisted to participate in the Grand Finale Help Age India’s District Level Essay Writing Competition on 23rd February 2016 at Ryan International School, Chembur. Results: 1] Diya Dixit 2nd prize 2] Vandana Ramesh consolation prize 3] Aruja Khanna consolation prize – Bombay Scottish School, Mahim stood 3rd at the ‘Ingenious Quiz 2015’ City Finals, on 22nd February 2016 at Somaiya School. Participants: 1] Eeshan Ketkar 2] Sahil Rane Results of the Inter-House Skating Competition held on 30th January 2016: Overall: 1] Blue House 1st position 2] Red House 2nd position 3] Green House 3rd position 4] Yellow House 4th position – Students of the Furtado’s School of Music had a spectacular week of musical recitals for their parents in the Mackay Hall from 23rd to 29th February 2016. – The Interact Club of our School organized a social interaction between its members of Std. 7 and the elderly members of the Home for the Aged on 20th February 2016, and at St. Catherine’s Home on Saturday, 27th February 2016. 16.02.2016 – On Saturday, February 13th, 79 ex-students from the batch of 1960 to 2002 caught up with former classmates and renewed memories of their time at Scottish. – iLED AND iSPI Scholarship: The University of Notre Dame is one of America’s leading undergraduate teaching institutions that has been in the forefront in research and scholarship. Each year, the University of Notre Dame invites exceptional High School students from around the world to explore the University’s academic field of study. With this in view Mr. Dhiraj Mehta, Director for India Initiatives, University of Notre Dame made a short presentation to the students of the ISC Section on Tuesday, 9th February 2016. – Udyaaksh Khera and Calvin Alvares have been nominated for the iSPI from a group of 10 students who vied with one another to win this scholarship of 2000USD each. – Monday, 1st February to 5th February 2016: Students from Stds. 1 to 8 participated in an interactive and enjoyable School Mission Week , a value based education programme, organized by the Scripture Union which is an International Organization working among children in 132 countries including India. – Spell Bee Champions of 2015-2016: Jaanki Unnikrishnan Soumil Rathi Meher Nasta Josh Varghese Pramiti Sriram Devansh Desai Kohana Kapoor Dhrutvan Joshi Vandana Ramesh Chaitanya Johari Rushabh Kapasi Siyona Samuel – ICSE Valedictory Function 2016: The Valedictory and Farewell Function for the outgoing batch of ICSE 2016 was held on Friday, 29th January 2016. The solemn lamp lighting ceremony was followed by a prayer service. Our two Valedictorians Varun Ginde and Soham Tiwari moved the audience with their heartfelt speeches and inspiring messages. At the Lad and Lass Pageant Aryan Singh and Malini Dasgupta respectively, were crowned B.S.S. Lad and Lass 2016. The dance session and dinner that followed was welcomed by one and all with great enthusiasm. The function concluded with the distribution of mementos and the Vote of Thanks by our outgoing School Vice-Captain Saluni Chandok . – ISC Valedictory Function 2016: 22nd January 2016 saw Bombay Scottish School, Mahim bid a fond farewell to the ISC Batch of 2016. It was an unforgettable and nostalgic evening for both staff and students as they began the evening with a solemn yet poignant Valedictory Prayer Service. This was followed by fun and games and finally ended with a sumptuous dinner. The highlight of the evening however were the addresses by our three Valedictorians Royina Baruah from the Humanities Section, Aditi Nagpal from the Commerce Section and Manan Chugh from the Science Section. – Republic Day Celebration 2016: Republic Day was celebrated with solemnity and grandeur at Bombay Scottish School, Mahim. The ‘Tricolour’ was hoisted on the School premises by the Principal Ms. M. Paul. The students of Stds. 5 and 6 presented a meaningful and colourful entertainment programme on the theme ‘Our Rights and Duties’. Our Guest of Honour was Ms. Sonam Kapoor , who essays the role of Neerja Bhanot , an ex-student of Bombay Scottish School, Mahim in her forthcoming film ‘Neerja’ a biopic about the courageous airhostess who lost her own life while saving the lives of 359 passengers in her care on board a Pan Am flight on 5th September 1986. 18.01.2016 – Brainwaves: The YMCA in Mumbai conducted a mega Inter-School competition entitled ‘Brainwaves’ between the 7th and 12th of December 2015. Bombay Scottish School, Mahim won the Overall Championship Trophy. Our students won laurels in the following events: – Elocution Competition: 1. Yuvan Chugh – 1st place in English. 2. Rohan Soni 1st place in English. 3. Om Mathur 1st place in Hindi category. 4. Aaryan Ahuja 1st place in Hindi Recitation category. – Essay Writing Competition: 1. Arjun Pawar 1st place in Marathi. 2. Rachita Moondra 2nd place in Hindi. 3. Sakshi Umrotkar 2nd place in Marathi. – In the General Knowledge contest: 1. Rhea Sundaresan – 1st place. 2. Aryan Chhabra – 2nd place. 3. Arjun Pawar – 2nd place. – Poster Painting: 1. Serena Augustine 2nd place 2. Aditi George – 3rd place. – Short Story Writing Competition: 1. Sonam Myatra 1st place for Marathi. 2. Leisha Manjrekar 2nd place for Marathi. 3. Mrunmayi Mandlik 3rd place for Marathi 4. Shreya Roy 2nd place in Hindi. – English Short Stories: 1. Ishaan Goel 2nd place in English. 2. Surabhi Shetty 2nd place in English. 3. Eeshta Bhatt 3rd place in English. 09.12.2015 – Magic Show: The KG. students, dressed in party wear, will be celebrating the season of joy with a magic show on Wednesday, 9th December 2015. Santa is expected to visit them to spread happiness and goodwill. – On Friday, 4th December 2015 the students of Std. 7 went on a Project Tour, ‘Let’s Explore Mumbai’. They visited historical sites in the city to learn a more about our past. – Results of the Inter-House Dance Competition ‘Nritya’ held on 30th November 2015: Juniors: 1st place Green House 2nd place Red House 3rd place Yellow House Seniors: 1st place Yellow House 2nd place Blue House 3rd place Green House – On 18th November 2015, members of the Science Club visited the Heliport, INS SHIKRA. The members were able to witness, explore and learn about the working and mechanism of aircrafts such as INA S 220-Harpoon and Chetak. – On 23rd November 2015, the Club members visited the Naval Dockyard. Members were also able to view different types of guns and missile systems. – On 28th November 2015, the members had an awe-inspiring experience sailing on the frontliner INS VIRAT. – Results of the Intra-Class Math Wizard Competition: Kabir Singh 1C Prithvi Jagnani 2A Advik Viswanathan 3F Abhinav Dangwal 4B Aryaa Rojekar 5C Jaehaan Bokdawala 6C Arjun Pawar 7D Tanmay Bothra 8C Samaksh Judson 9C Siddhartha Goswami 10A Ishaan Sood 11B Sanyam Mehta 12A – All India Short Story Competition 2015: 10 students from our School participated in the prestigious ‘All India Short Story Competition’ organized by KiiT International School and judged by the eminent writer, Mr. Ruskin Bond. Rhea Sundaresan bagged the 2nd position in the Junior Category. 30.11.2015 Bombay Scottish School, Mahim emerged as the Runner-Up School at the Lilavati Poddar’s 8th edition of its ISC Cultural and Sports Fest Zenith on 29th October 2015. Our students brought home the following prizes: – 1st in Retro to Metro – 1st in Zenith Shutterbug – 2nd in Eduventure – 2nd in Monopoly – 3rd in 21st century My Dear Watson – 3rd in Engima – 2nd in Boys Football – 2nd in Girls Football – Rajnandini Rathi was awarded the Golden Boot for scoring seven goals in football at the Fest. – The U-19 boys football team won the ‘J.N.S. ISC Liga’ held at Jamnabai Narsee School, Juhu on 29th October 2015. – Bombay Scottish U-19 Girls Football team was awarded the Runner-Up trophy at the ‘J.N.S. ISC Liga’ held at Jamnabai Narsee School, Juhu on 29th October 2015. – The Intra Scottish Tournament, an initiative by the Parent-Teacher Association of both Schools had its inaugural match on Wednesday, 25th November 2015. At the Shivaji Park Grounds, the U-16 and U-14 Cricket Teams of Mahim and Powai played their hearts out in a spirit of camaraderie and sportsmanship. – Matches in Football and Basketball for girls and boys are scheduled to be held in January. Results: – U16 Mahim vs Powai Mahim : 145/9 Powai : 98 all out Man of the Match: Harsh Gattani BSS – U14 Mahim vs Powai Mahim : 115/7 Powai : 64 all out Man of the Match: Anshuman Komavar 28.10.2015 – Workshop on ‘Insect Mania’: A team of students from Stds. 4, 5 and 6 attended the ‘Insect Mania’ workshop on 17th October 2015 at the Hall of Harmony, Worli conducted by Ms. Katie Bagli on 17th October 2015. – A workshop on Cyber Safety was conducted for the students of Stds. 7-12 on Friday, 16th October 2015. – On Thursday, October 15, Bombay Scottish School, Mahim, observed Reading Day to commemorate the 84th birth anniversary of former President of India, Dr A. P. J. Kalam, who passed away on July 27th this year. We began the day with a special assembly, highlighting the remarkable and outstanding contribution of Dr. Kalam in the field of science. Though in the midst of Term Assessments, students devoted time to read books written by him and other great authors. The Junior classes watched documentaries highlighting the life of Dr. Kalam or the Missile Man as he was popularly called and his achievements as a great scientist. – An Orientation Programme for ‘Microsoft Office Specialist Championship’ was conducted for students of Stds. 7-12 on Thursday, 15th October 2015. – Excursion to our Roots Dharini-chi-wadi: As part of fulfilling the criteria for SUPW at the ICSE level, the students of Std. 9 went to the villages of Dharini and Dharini-chi-wadi on 21st October 2015. They spent the day at the village doing a variety of tasks: cooking for the children, teaching them, planting medicinal plants, organizing books for the library and spreading positive messages via street plays. The day was one of giving but also one of learning. All in all, it was a very satisfying experience for these teenagers. – Counselling Session: The students of Std. 8 had an interesting interaction with Mumbai’s well-known psychiatrist, Dr. V. Patkar on 26th and 27th October 2015. Dr. Patkar conducted separate sessions for boys and girls on various issues related to the teenage years and which play an important role in their mental health. 12.10.2015 – Dr Kersi Chavda, renowned Psychiatrist and Pyschotherapist conducted a workshop for our Teachers on Thursday, 8th October 2015. – A workshop on ‘How to teach Shakespeare’ was conducted for the English Teachers of both Mahim and Powai by Mrs. Usha Pandit on Friday, 9th October 2015. 30.09.2015 – 16th September 2015: Results of the Inter House Dramatics Competition : 1] Blue House 1st place 2] Yellow House 2nd place 3] Green House 3rd place 4] Red House 4th place – Best Team: Production Green House – Best Team : Light & Sound: Blue House – 1st Best Performer Ayushi Patkar – 2nd Best Performer – Akshat Nagori – 3rd Best Performer Ayan Agrawal and Vickram Peter – Special Mentions: Nikita Joshi Ishaan Boxwala Diya Jain Aryan Singh Jezreen Mody – 16th September 2015: In our constant endeavour to educate and sensitize our children, BSS-Mahim organized a presentation by the ‘Fight Hunger Foundation’ for our ISC students. This interactive presentation discussed vital issues like malnutrition and health risks faced by youngsters due to inadequate nutrition. – 11th September 2015: saw Scottish welcome back into its fold one of its own, who though settled in Sydney, Australia is creating waves all over the publishing world. Nimisha Rangnekar Gholkar or Nim as she calls herself, conducted an enjoyable and interactive session with our ISC students on how to think and write creatively. 15.09.2015 – Hindi Diwas : was celebrated on 14th September 2015 at all 3 Assemblies in School. Students of each section prepared a special assembly in Hindi along with hymns in Hindi. The news was also delivered in Hindi on that day. – Students from Stds. 6 to 10 participated in an Inter-School Hindi Cultural Festival ‘Rochak’ organized by Christ Church School, Byculla and came away with many prizes. – Riya Sharma – stood 1st at the AISM Inter-School Declamation Competition held at Podar International School, Nerul on 09.09.2015. She will be representing Maharashtra State in the Nationals on 17th and 18th September 2015 at Ranchi, in Jharkhand . We wish her the very best. 04.09.2015 – Inter-School Quiz: Nikita Arivazhagan and Shreya Iyer represented Bombay Scottish School, Mahim in the Metals and Materials Quiz 2015 organized by the Department of Metallurgical Engineering and Material Science, IIT, Mumbai. After several gruelling rounds – written and verbal – our School stood 6th out of 23 participating Schools. 31.08.2015 – Results of the Inter-House Power Point Presentation which was held on 6th August 2015: Red House 1st place Green House 2nd place Blue & Yellow House 3rd place – To view photographs of the Inter-House Power Point Presentation 2015-2016, please click here 28.08.2015 – The Inter-House Choral Recitation Competition for students of Stds. 5 & 6 was staged for the first time this year on 28th August 2015. The students enjoyed the beauty of expression, thoughts, rhymes and rhythms. Results: 1st place Green House 2nd place Blue House 3rd place Red & Yellow House – Inter-House Debate 2015-2016: A fiercely fought and vibrant Debate among the four houses was held on 25th August 2015. The topic was “India should not do away with the capital punishment”. The winners of the War of the Words was the Blue House represented by: Abhyuday Sen 9C Shaivi Shah 10D Sanjana Gupta 11C Nikita Arivazhagan 12A – Diya Jain 10D of the Red House speaking in opposition to the motion was adjudged the Best Speaker. – Akshat Nagori of the Red House won the Runner-Up Speaker Award. – The Inter-House Junior Dramatics Competition was held on 21st August 2015. Students participated with great enthusiasm. They were trained to make backdrops and handled light and sound themselves. Their hard work was well appreciated by the Judges. Results: Green House 1st place Yellow House 2nd place Red House 3rd place Blue House 4th place – Best Actor Awards: 1st prize: Sahil Shah & Rommulus Lewis 2nd prize: Nishant Mathew 3rd prize: Ira Gore – Best Supporting Actors: 1st prize: Joshua Jesuratnam 2nd prize: Gayatri Kanhere 3rd prize: Yuvan Chugh 21.08.2015 – The EVS students of the ICSE section enjoyed a day’s educational trip to Ecofarm on 15th August 2015.Besides appreciating the bio-diversity of nature they also carried home a sample of soil-less cultivation in a used container. 17.08.2015 – Cascade-23: The following students emerged triumphant winners at ‘Cascade-23’ the annual Inter-cultural festival hosted by Jamnabai Narsee School, on the 8th and 9th August 2015 in which over 36 Schools participated: – Aryan Singh won the 1st position in the event ‘The Verdict’ . – Rushabh Kapasi won the 1st position in the event ‘Anchorman’ . – Sidharth Ramesh & Aryan Chhabra secured the 3rd position in the event ‘Sports Centre’ – Our School Band from the ISC Section secured the 3rd position in the event ‘Beat It’ which was a battle of music bands. The band members were: Neha Mathur Rhea Sajit Aarya Gadkari Siddhant Bapat Neil Kanakia 07.08.2015 – Isha Sridhar & Sanjana Gupta attended an Economics Conclave at the Cathedral & John Connon School on 1st August 2015. The topic of the Conclave was ‘Cost of Growth Vs Rate of Growth’. – UNESCO Club members had a memorable trip to Pune on the weekend of 1st and 2nd August 2015. 250 students from Std. 7 to 10 visited the Go Cheese Factory and a visit to the state-of-the-art milk processing unit which sells the brand ‘Pride of Cow’. The children also visited the Agha Khan Palace where Gandhiji was interred as well as the Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum. It was a great learning and fun-filled experience for the students. – Representatives from the YES Foundation addressed the students of the ISC Section on Tuesday, 28th July 2015 regarding usage of social media to spread any message that can impact society and can act as a catalyst for change. 29.07.2015 – On Friday, 24th July 2015 representatives from Ashoka University which included Aman Tandon and Abhinav Srikant spoke to the students of the ISC section about the benefits of pursuing a degree in Liberal Arts at Ashoka University. – In the HFS MUN organized by the Hiranandani Foundation School, Powai from 17th to 19th July 2015, eight of our students were awarded the following: 1] Best Delegate: Aryan Singh Esha Sridhar Rushabh Kapasi 2] Best Speaker: Khevana Makhanwahla 3] High Commendation: Dikshant Verma Vickram Peter 4] Special Mention: Ahaan Gadkari Anahita Keer – On 21st July 2015 Dr. Rob Angell, Lecturer at Cardiff Business School, conducted a workshop on ‘Persuasion in Marketing’ for the ISC students after which the student-teams prepared and presented original campaigns on the need to drive safely. – The Headmaster of St. John’s International School, Devon, Sidmouth, U.K. visited our School on Tuesday, 14th July 2015. He gave an overview of the courses offered by their School. St John’s is keen to explore the possibilities of working out various programmes with Bombay Scottish School, which includes an Exchange Programme later in the year. – The meeting was attended by the students of the ISC section, selected students from Stds. 9 & 10 and interested parents. – A vibrant Inter School festival entitled ‘Immaculata A Road to Legacy’ was organized and hosted by St. Mary’s ICSE, Mazgaon on 27th and 28th June 2015. Our School participated in many events and brought home trophies in the following categories: – In the event, ‘SLAM DUNK’, BSS secured the 1st place: 1] Ayush Mathew 10E 2] Pranay Ramchandani 10F 3] Aahaan Bhimjiyani 10E 4] Shardul Burde 10D 5] Pranav Agarwal 10C – In the event, ‘The Ultimate Cook-Off’, BSS secured the 1st place: 1] Anoushka Patil 10F 2] Urvashi Kokane 10A – In the event, ‘Night Cricket League’, BSS secured the 1st place: 1] Raghav Maheshwari 10D 2] Aryan Sundaram 10F 3] Dhananjay Katre 9D 4] Krish Shah 10B 5] Anshuman Komawar – In the event, ‘Just A Minute’, BSS secured the 1st place: 1] Diya Jain 10D 2] Diya Dixit 9E – In the event, ‘What The Food’, BSS secured the 1st place: 1] Ishana Deshpande 10A 2] Shaivi Shah 10D – In the event, ‘War-Of Words’, BSS secured the 2nd place: 1] Manav Goyal 10B 2] Aryan Awasthi 10B – In the event, ‘Shop-A-Holic’, BSS secured the 1st place: 1] Simrat Singh 8C 2] Janya Gugnani 8C 3] Ananya Kapoor 8C – The following students have been awarded medals for scoring the highest grades across Maharashtra in the 2014 Macmillan Examinations: 1] Adhish Kancharla – in English 2] Josh Varghese in Computer Skills 3] Rajeev Krishnamurthy in English 4] Aryaa Rojekar in English and Computer Skills 5] Ishaan Goel in Mathematics 6] Shaunak Sawant in English 7] Aman Ladia Science & Computer Skills 8] Rohan Soni in Mathematics 9] Anukta Jain in English 10] Aayushi Shah in English 11] Shardul Burde in Mathematics 12] Siddhartha Goswami in Mathematics 13] R. Sidharth in English 14] Pranay Agarwal in Mathematics 15] Inika Murkumbi in English 03.07.2015 – Students of Stds. 7 & 8 had the opportunity to attend an interactive session by LiveJam called “Break Free” through music and dance, the resource person Mr. N. Salve showed how hope and prayer, will help us to deal with stressful situations. The students dispersed feeling calmer and motivated. – Results: Interhouse Badminton Tournament held on 26th July 2015 1st Yellow House 2nd Red House 3rd Blue House 4th Green House – Results: Inter House Quiz Competition held on 3rd July 2015 Winning House : Green House 1] Aditi Nagpal – 12B 2] Siddhanth Sharma – 11A 3] Manav Goyal – 10B 4] Vandana Ramesh – 9C 5] Ajaz Khan – 8E 6] Ishaan Goel – 7F 26.06.2015 – Investiture Ceremony: Nurturing students to be future leaders, BSS Mahim held its Investiture Ceremony on 23rd June 2015.School Captain Siyona Samuel and School Vice-Captains Aryan Singh, Riya Sharma and Saloni Chandok , along with Band Majors, House Captains, Vice-Captains, Games Captains and Prefects received their badges from the Principal who congratulated them and urged them to honour the responsibility and trust bestowed upon them and to set an example for the others to follow, to keep the Scottish Flag flying high, while discharging their duties honourably and impartially with “Perseverence and Faith in God’. 24.04.2015 – Furtado’s School of Music delivered a spectacular week of musical recitals to parents in the Mackay Hall from the 27th March to 1st April. The highlights included piano performances of Yankee Doodle, Dr. Foster and other popular pieces. The children also sang as a choir, showcasing their singing talent. – Bombay Scottish MUN 2015 The third edition of the Bombay Scottish Model United Nations was held from Thursday, 16th April to Saturday, 18th April 2015. 210 students of Std. 8, 10 11 and 12 from Powai and Mahim attended the conference. The level of discussion and debate was both intense and thought provoking. – Winners of the Intra-Class Spell Bee Competition 2014-2015: 1] Uditi Joshi – Std. 1D 2] Roye Ganju – Std. 2A 3] Nishtha Sridharan – Std. 3F 4] Aditi Narayanswamy – Std. 4E 5] Tanmay Arvind – Std. 5B 6] Kohana Kapoor – Std. 6E 7] Dhrutvan Joshi – Std. 7E 8] Rhea Sundaresan – Std. 8D 9] R. Sidharth – Std. 9A 10] Ilina Tripathi – Std. 10B 11] Siyona Samuel – Std. 11C 12] Abigail Barretto – Std. 12C – SAT Programme: On Monday, 6th April 2015 Mr. Mitul Gada enlightened students and parents about SAT examinations and planning for the duration of the ISC years. – On Tuesday, 7th April 2015 the Ecole Intuit Lab introduced the ISC students to creativity and how design plays a role in everything around us. – On Thursday, 9th April 2015 the ISC students were enthralled by Mr. Inir Pinheiro, Managing Director of Grassroutes, a social entrepreneur involved in rural livelihoods who showed short films about his role models. – On Friday, 10th April Mr. Parag Shah ICICI Bank, introduced the students of the ISC Batch 2017, to Economics and Business Studies. In an engaging presentation, he gave them an understanding of Macro and Micro Economics and encouraged them to take an active interest in everything that is going on around them. – Mr. Tarun Anand, Co-founder Universal Business Ex-Chairman and Managing Director Thomson Reuters, engaged in an energetic talk on the topic Winning is a game of inches and seconds’ leaving many students aspiring to be CEOs. – On Monday, 13th April 2015 Ms. Anju Kurien of HR at Omnicomm Media gave to our ISC students an insight into careers in HR and Advertising and what attributes are needed in these fields. – Mr. Hari of School Cinema followed this with a session on avoiding the perils of drug and substance abuse. – On Wednesday, 15th April 2015 the organization Wasteplus set up by ex-Scottishites talked to the ISC students on the urgency of segregating and disposing garbage in a more effective manner, given the declining area of garbage dumps in Mumbai. This was followed by an energetic session of dance by trainees from Star Dance . – On Monday, 20th April 2015 45 students from the ISC Section appeared for the National Achievement Survey held by the ISC Board together with NCERT. Subjects covered were English, Mathematics, Science, Social Sciences and Hindi. – On 21st April 2015 the students of the ISC Batch 2017 visited Whistling Woods International at Goregaon. They attended sessions in cinematography, sound mixing, animation and fashion drawing held by knowledgeable and passionate faculty. The students got an overview of the skills required to make good cinema. – On Thursday, 23rd April 2015 Oncourse Vantage led by Ex-Scottishites gave our ISC students valuable tips on communication, creative thinking and left and right brain development. 01.04.2015 – International Award for Young People : IAYP members of Std. 9 attended the IAYP Bronze Level Camp at Khanvel Resort, Silvassa on 28.03.15 and 29.03.15. It was an exhilarating and fun-filled learning experience for the students. The highlight of the trip was the Campfire night, where everyone shared a few laughs and danced their exhaustion away. The students returned home with a bundle of memories that they will cherish forever. 23.03.2015 – Extra-curricular Activity: Students of Artistic Gymnastics, Karate, and Rhythmic Gymnastics performed before their parents on Saturday, 14th March 2015′. The parents appreciated this opportunity and cheered the participants enthusiastically 03.03.2015 – First-Aid Training Programme The Interact Club of Bombay Scottish School, Mahim in association with Junior Red Cross, provided First Aid Training to 40 students of Std. 8 on 27th and 28th February 2015. The course included theoretical and practical training. At the end of the training, students who completed their oral and practical exams were awarded certificates. 14.02.2015 – A team of four students from Stds 5 and 6 represented our School at the Inter School Making Science Making Sense Battle organised by Bayer. Sahil Rane was declared the Best Performer from Std. 6 – Girl Guides: Prizes won by our Girl Guides at the Central Bombay Bharat Scouts and Guides District Event in the year 2014-2015: – Event: Essay Competition on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti 1] Shambhavi Kumar – Hindi 2] Shloka Gavand – English – Event: District Sports 1] Sivaranjani Vishwanathan – 1st in Marble & Spoon 2] Swara Patel – 2nd in Book Balance 3] Dilshad Sukheswala – 3rd in 100M Run – Event: Drawing Competition 1] Komal Wani – Consolation Prize – Guides U14 years: 1] Milonee Mhatre – Consolation Prize 2] Dilshad Sukheswala – Consolation Prize Event: District Fund Raising Drive – The Rotating Cup was presented to BSS Guide Company for collecting the second highest amount of Rs 1,560/- through sale of old newspapers. – On 16th February 2015 the Chemistry Faculty from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, U.K. will make a presentation to our ISC and ICSE students. The topics the faculty will undertake to discuss are: 1] Renewable sources of Energy. 2] Non-renewable sources of Energy. 3] Solar panels. ISC workshop: – The students of the ISC Section had a riveting interactive session with the critically acclaimed Indian- American author Tanuja Desai Hidier. Ms. Hidier is the author of “Born Confused”. and “Bombay Blues”. The session was a huge hit with our budding writers. Results of the Math Wizard 2014-2015 1. Std 1 – Anshul Bhatt 2. Std 2 – Vivaan Bhatia 3. Std 3 – Yash Muthalia 4. Std 4 – Shaurya Goel 5. Std 5 – Aditya Choudhury 6. Std 6 – Arjun Pawar 7. Std 7 – Dhrutvan Joshi 8. Std 8 – Rhea Sundaresan 9. Std 9 – Anish Ghanekar 10. Std 10 – Tanvi Hisaria 11. Std 11 – Aaryaman Sen 12. Std 12 – Sanat Batra 2.12.2014 – The Scripture Union organised a four day workshop for students of Stds 5 – 8 from the 10th to 13th November, 2014. The workshop aimed at inculcating values of faith, honesty, integrity , humility and optimism in our students. – On Wednesday, 3rd December 2014 the students of Stds 5 & 6 will be engaged in the MSMS Programme in School. 10.11.2014 – Field Trip: On Thursday 6th November 2014, the EVS students of Stds 9 and 10 went on a one-day field trip to “Smart Eco Park,” Panvel.This visit helped to sensitise our students to the importance of clean energy, rain water harvesting and waste management. 3.11.2014 – Shooting Competition held on 20th September, 2014. – RIFLE SHOOTING EVENT 1st : Sriya Khan 2nd : Yashika Shinde 3rd:Pravallika Devarapalli – PISTOL SHOOTING EVENT 1st:Gayatri Pawaskar 2nd :Yashika Shinde 3rd: Shaneel Mehta – TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP 1st: Jay Bakhtawar & Aditya Nigam of the Red House . 13.10.2014 – The Intra-Class Math Wizard Competition for the ISC Section was held on 8th October 2014. MATH WIZARDS Std 11 : Aaryaman Sen Std 12 : Sanat Batra 10.10.2014 – The Results of the Inter House Swimming Competition conducted on 30th September 2014 OVERALL HOUSE RESULTS 1ST POSITION : GREEN HOUSE 2ND POSITION : BLUE HOUSE 3RD POSITION : YELLOW HOUSE 4TH POSITION : RED HOUSE – INDIVIDUAL CHAMPIONSHIPS UNDER 8 YEARS Boys : Armaan Jetha Girls : Zara Bakshi UNDER 10 YEARS Boys : Eshaan Kashikar Girls : Aanya Wala UNDER 12 YEARS Boys : Vedant Bapna Girls : Arshia Vora UNDER 14 YEARS Boys : Aryaan Mehra Girls : Mira Shah UNDER 16 YEARS Boys : Ishaan Jaffer Girls : Aditi Nazre 1.10.2014 WORKSHOP – Education prepares children to face the world they live in. Identity and Career Education is an important part of this process. On Friday, 26th September 2014 and Monday 30th September 2014, separate one hour sessions were held for the students of Std 7,8 & 9 on the topic. The Resource person was Mr Jeevan D’Cunha of Global Educations Solutions. 29.09.2014 SENIOR SCHOOL DRAMATICS – The much awaited Interhouse Dramatics Competition took place on Wednesday, 24th September 2014. The Blue House emerged the winner with their play ‘Split Wide Open’, followed by the Green House. The 3rd place was shared by the Red House and the Yellow House. What is worth mentioning is that the scripts were written by the students themselves and later fine – tuned to a thrilling theatrical performance. – Prizes for Best Performance 1st Place: Nikita Joshi 2nd Place: Rhea Devchell 3rd Place: Riya Sharma Special Mention: Anoushka Dhru Aayushi Patkar Jeshad Dumasia Danesh Bharucha Shaivi Shah – SCRIPT – WRITING COMPETITION The Overall House Results: 1st Place : Green House 2nd Place : Blue House 3rd Place : Red House 4th Place : Yellow House – INDIVIDUAL CATEGORY 1st Place: Anushka Agrawal 2nd Place: Tanisha Jain 3rd Place: Teesta Rawal and Manav Goel – INTER-HOUSE THROW BALL RESULTS : GIRLS: 1st Place: Yellow House 2nd Place: Red House 3rd Place: Blue House BOYS: 1st Place: Yellow House 2nd Place: Green House 3rd Place: Blue House 24.09.2014 – On Thursday, 25th September 2014 the students of Stds 1 to 4 will witness the play ‘Hansel and Gretel- the Twisted Tale’ produced by ER2 Academy in School. 19.09.2014 – Workshop On Improving Mathematical Thinking: On 12th September, 3 teachers from the Primary School attended an interactive Mathematics Workshop conducted by Scholastic India. The focus was on concept development, consistent formative assessments and alpha mathematics. 5.09.2014 – To commemorate Teachers Day , the students of Std 10 dedicated a special assembly to their Teachers. This was followed by a scintillating and electrifying dance performance, which took everyone down the memory lane, as the students shook a leg to the melodies from the 50’s to the ones to date. The day ended with a scrumptious lunch hosted by The School Management. 3.09.2014 – At the Maharashtra Anglo-Indian CISCE Schools Inter School Basketball Tournament , our Girls stood 3rd. Well done girls! – Jaikrit Bhattacharya has won the 2nd Runners Up Trophy in the WEST ZONE IGU GOLF SUB JUNIOR & FEEDER TOURNAMENT held in Baroda from 26th to 28th August 2014. 28.08.2014 INTERHOUSE JUNIOR DRAMATICS – The Inter-House Junior Dramatics Competition was held on Wednesday August 27th, 2014. The four Houses put up stellar performances, taking the judges and the audience on a fascinating journey from the land of fairies and witches to the adventures of Robin Hood, then to the forest with Vikram and Betal and finally on a mission to heal the world. The results are as follows: 1st position : YELLOW HOUSE 2nd position : RED HOUSE 3rd position : BLUE HOUSE 4th position : GREEN HOUSE INDIVIDUAL PRIZES 1st Best Performer : Ishaan Pethe & Anay Jain 2nd Best Performer : Ayan Agrawal 3rd Best Performer : Vedita Mirpuri SPECIAL MENTION Leera Mishra, Rohan Soni, Diya Dixit and Tarana Pahlajani . The Macmillan Examination was held on 21st and 22nd August, 2014. 921 students from Std 3 to Std 12 appeared for papers in English, Mathematics, Science and Computer Skills . 26.08.2014 – Rommulus Lewis won the St Andrews Challenge Cup, securing 1st place in the age group 8 – 12 years , at the 67th Annual Inter – School English Elocution Competition held at Bandra Gymkhana on 23rd August, 2014. Our students participated in the AISM Inter – School Quiz Competition at C.N.M. School Vile Parle on 22nd August. Teesta Rawal and R. Siddharth represented the ICSE Section . Shubankar Vartak and Rahil Shah represented the ISC Section. VISIT TO NEHRU PLANETARIUM : The students of Std 8 visited the Nehru Planetarium on Wednesday, August 20th, 2014, as part part of the Geography project on the Solar System. They viewed a brilliantly portrayed show on “Our Universe” in the special dome of the planetarium. This was not only an educational experience but also a visual delight. The students also got the opportunity to interact with experts at the planetarium. – At the Bandra Gymkhana Annual Inter-School English Elocution Competition 2014 , Bombay Scottish School, Mahim won the Girls Overall Championship. The excellent performance of Saloni D’souza , Sonjana Dave & Alaiha Vanjara contributed to this achievement. The boys were not far behind. They secured the second position. Aditya Alva & Romulus Lewis were the participants. – At the Bandra Gymkhana Annual Inter-School Choral Recitation Competition held on Saturday, 23rd August 2014, Bombay Scottish School, Mahim stood second. The 23 participants were awarded a trophy and a cash prize of Rs.3000. 25.08.2014 – At the Bandra Gymkhana Annual Inter-School English Elocution Competition 2014 , Bombay Scottish School, Mahim won the Girls Overall Championship . Excellent performances from Saloni D’Souza , Alaiha Vanjara & Sonjana Dave contributed to this achievement. The boys were not far behind. They secured the second position. Aditya Alva & Romulus Lewis won Certificates of Merit. – At the Bandra Gymkhana Annual Inter-School Choral Recitation Competition held on Saturday, 23rd August 2014, Bombay Scottish School, Mahim stood second. – 66 young nature lovers of the Nature Club , accompanied by 9 staff members took a break from the stressful life of the city and headed for KONDANA Hills, Karjat on Saturday, 23rd August 2014 . After the invigorating climb to the top of the hill, the group frolicked under a waterfall for an hour, after which they returned to the base for a delicious lunch, before reluctantly journeying homeward. – Independence Day, 15th August 2014 , was celebrated with great gusto. The Principal hoisted the National Flag at 8:30 a.m. This was followed by a short service, after which Stds 7 & 8 put up a meaningful and enjoyable programme, which invoked the spirit of patriotism in the audience. – 21 students of our school participated in the IIMUN from the 15th-17th of August 2014, at the Retreat Hotel and Convention Centre, Madh Island. Bombay Scottish School, Mahim stood 2nd overall among the 42 participating schools in India. The following students won awards : Best Delegate : Anjali Narain Special Mention : Aditya Nigam & R. Siddharth Verbal Mention : Aditya Raviswami & Ayra Kulkarni High Commendation : Kashish Bhimjiani, Aryan Singh, Yash Kedia & Malaika Shivalkar 14.08.2014 – On Wednesday, 13th August 2014, members of the UNESCO Club participated in Phase 5 of the Filmit Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage Workshop at Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum – On Tuesday, 12th August 2014, members of the UNESCO Club participated in an All India Essay writing Event, organised by the Ram Chandra Mission in Collaboration with the United Nations Information Centre for India and Bhutan – Cathedral Model United Nations Twenty students of BSS Mahim, participated in the C’MUN’ 2014 which was held from 8th to 10th August . Delegates Yash Kedia and Aaryaman Sen were awarded an ‘Honorable Mention’. Dhruv Menon and Akshat Nagori were given a ‘verbal mention’. – WORKSHOP FOR TEACHERS : On 8th Aug 2014, Mr. Jeevan D’Cunha from ‘ Global Education Solutions ‘ conducted a Career Development workshop for Teachers of Stds 5 to 12 . He introduced the teaching staff to ‘My Kensho’ which helps students to know about themselves, understand the future world of work, and give them the knowledge, tools and confidence to achieve what they aspire to do and be resilient when needed. This form of guidance given to students during their formative years would help them create a roadmap for success and a happy, fulfilled life. – The Inter-House PowerPoint Presentation Competition was held on Thursday, 7th August 2014 . The overall results are as follows: 1st : Green House 2nd: Blue House 3rd : Red House 4th : Yellow House – The Inter-House Carrom Tournament was held on Thursday, 7th August 2014 . The overall results are as follows: 1st : Red House 2nd: Green House 3rd : Yellow House 4th : Blue House – GUEST LECTURER : On Wednesday 6th August, Mr Parag Shah, Deputy General Manager of ICICI Bank, conducted a special session with the ISC Commerce Section . The topic ‘Money and Banking’ was well received by the students. 04.08.2014 – UNESCO Club of BSS Mahim in its constant endeavors to broaden the horizon of our students, arranged for an educational and fun-filled excursion to the Yusuf Meherally Centre, Panvel and the ‘Go Green Nursery”. – WORKSHOP : FUTARDO SCHOOL OF MUSIC treated the students of Stds 3,4 & 5 to a wonderful live musical workshop . Their artists enthralled the audience with contemporary art, music and global percussion rhythms through diverse repertoire and virtuosic performance. 28.07.2014 The Inter-House Table Tennis Tournament was held on Friday, 25th July 2014 . The Overall results are as follows: 1st : Red House 2nd: Blue House 3rd : Yellow House 4th : Green House Workshop for teachers : On Friday, 25th July 2014, dentists and eye specialists from SMILE VISION conducted a workshop for the teachers to enlighten them about eye and dental care pertaining to their own health as well as the health of the students in their care. The workshop was followed by a free and voluntary eye and dental check-up for the teachers. INTERHOUSE DEBATE COMPETITION : The Interhouse Debate Competition was held on Friday, 25th July, 2014. The contestants dazzled the judges and audience with their eloquent speeches and intellectual penetrating arguments as they passionately debated on the topic ” SUCCESS DEPENDS ON OPPORTUNITY AND NOT CHARACTER. ” The winner of this verbal thrust and parry was the Yellow House. Agrima Gera of the Green House was adjudged Best Speaker, while Meghna Nair of the Yellow House was declared the Runner Up. 24.07.2014 – WORKSHOP IN QUICK AND EFFECTIVE SELF DEFENCE: The Mixed Marital Arts Dojo led by sensei Adhiraj Banerjee and his group of trainers which contained one of our own student Bhumitra Gomes, conducted an energetic and fun- filled workshop on Quick and Effective SELF DEFENCE techniques for the ISC Section on the 22nd July. 22.07.2014 – A Story Writing Workshop was held for the students of Std. 3 to 5 on Thursday, 17th July. It was conducted by Scholastic . Mrs. Kimberly McArthur was the resource person.The children found the workshop enriching and interesting as Ms. McArthur imparted tips on story writing. She also enacted some of the stories written by her using Puppetry. The stories were educative as she addressed issues like cleanliness and healthy eating habits. Both teachers and students benefitted from this workshop. – The Albert Barrow Memorial All – India Inter School Creative Writing Competition is conducted annually by the ICSE Council in memory of Mr. Albert Barrow, the Founder Secretary of the Council. This year the competition was hosted by Bombay Scottish School, Mahim on Friday, 18th July. 49 schools from all over Maharashtra participated in this event. – The best selling author Andy Cope enthralled our senior students and teachers alike when he conducted a workshop on “How to be Brilliant” with his rare combination of wit and wisdom. – Mr. Amit Arvind, a naval officer turned entrepreneur addressed the students of the ISC Section. He spoke to them about the 10 lessons that the Asian Games Campaign taught him about entrepreneurship. – The Inter-House Chess Tournament was held on Friday, 11th July and Monday, 14th July . The Overall results are as follows: 1st : Yellow House and Red House 3rd : Blue House 4th : Green House – An English Elocution Workshop was held for the students of Std. 7 to 12 on Monday, 7th July.About 100 students attended this workshop.Mr Asif Ali Beg, a prominent theatre personality and voice-over artist, conducted the workshop. It was an interactive session. Mr Beg gave the students tips on voice modulation, articulation and voice resonance. – Senior Prize Day was held on Saturday, 5th July at Nehru Auditorium. The Chief Guest Mr. Sanjay Nayar C.E.O KKR India Advisors Pvt. Ltd. presided over the event along with his wife, Mrs Falguni Nayar and graciously presented medals, certificates and trophies to the prize winners. The Annual Report presented by the Principal in the form of a Power Point Presentation, was well appreciaated by all. – A Model United Nations Workshop was held for the students of Std. 9 to 12 on Thursday, 3rd July. It was conducted by our own Ex-Students Ayan Tandon and Kartikeya Jaiswal. Around 50 students received valuable tips on being effective delegates at a MUN Conference. – The Inter-House Badminton Tournament was held on Friday, 27th June at the MIG Sports Club. 80 students participated in 4 separate categories : Under 10, Under 12, Under 14,Under 16 . The Overall results are as follows: 1st : Yellow House 2nd: Red House 3rd : Blue House 4th : Red House – A Creative Writing Workshop was held for the students of Std. 9 to 12 on Friday, 27th June. It was conducted by Mrs. M. Phillips English – Wilson College. – Our School Captains attended the “School Captains Leadership Conclave” held at Christ Church School on Thursday, 26th June. School Captain Sanaa Gore-Datar and School Vice-Captain Jeremy Verghese were awarded Mini iPads. – Junior Prize Day was held on Tuesday, 24th June. 342 students were awarded certificates for their diligence through the year. – Installation of Office Bearers 2014-2015 was held on Monday, 23rd June. The Captains, Vice-Captains, Games Captains and Prefects all took their oath and received their badges. – 10th June 2014 – An Orientation Programme will be held for parents to appraise them of the Rules and Regulations for the Academic year 2014-2015 – 9th June 2014 – A workshop was conducted for the staff based on the theme “Cooperative Learning” – Raell Padamsee’s ACE Productions will conduct a Personality Plus Workshop for the students of Std 11 on 3rd April,2014 – A Dance Workshop has been organized for the students of Std 11 . It will be conducted by Sandeep Soparrkar’s Ballroom Studio Workshop, on 10th April,2014. – A University Fair has been organized on the School premises on Saturday, 12th April 2014, from 10.15am to 3.30pm. It is open to parents and students of Stds 8 to 12. – The Scottish MUN Conference will take place on 16th & 17th of April, 2014. – Students of Junior KG to Standard 8 went on their annual educational excursions to different locations. – On Tuesday 11th February, Dr Daniel Faas, Head, Dept. of Sociology & Director of International Affairs, Trinity College Dublin, made a presentation to the Staff and students of the ISC Section, followed by a lively Q & A session. – International English Olympiad was held on 30th January. – KG Sports was held from 4pm onwards on 30th January – Jr Sports was held on 31st January – Nature Club is organizing a Camp to Bhutan via Kolkata during the May holidays, for the students of Std 8 & 9. – Adventure Club is organizing a Camp to Dharamshala from 1st May to 8th May, for the students of Stds 5-8 – Std 9 have returned from their Project Tour to Ahmedabad. – Ishaana Khanna , Anukta Jain and Esha Sridar participated in the Times NIE School Reporter Programme on 31st January,2014 at the Birla Matushri Sabhagar, Marine Lines. – The second Maharashtra Anglo-Indian CISCE Schools Inter-School Athletic Olympiad & Debate 2014 will take place From 8th January to 11th January, 2014. A team of our fastest athletes and best speakers from Stds 7 to 10 will be participating. 3 students- Rommulus Lewis , Reagan Rodrigues and Anoushka Agarwal will take part in the Inter-School English Elocution Competition for the Sam Berkeley-Hill Memorial Trophy, hosted by the YMCA. Preliminary round: 16th to 18th January,2014; finals: Saturday, 25th January,2014. – Anirudh Fadia & Arjun Pawar stood 1st in Mumbai at the All India Open Mathematics Scholarship Examinations-2013. – At the DSO Swimming Competition, our Under 14 relay team comprising Aditi Nazare , Namita Hegdekar, Shloka Gidwani & Deepti Kapadia stood 1st in the 4×100 mts Freestyle and Medley relays. – Results of the Individual Category: Aditi Nazre, Varun Patel, Vidit Agrawal & Prasad Hirlekar won medals & certificates. – Kimaya Vaswani won several Gold Medals at the District and State Level Roller skating Competition. – In Badminton, Ahillya Harjani won the Gold at the State Level and the Bronze at the National Level. Ahillya is currently ranked third in the mixed doubles category. – The Inter-School Shooting Championship, Farhan Mistry, Mahin Gadkari, Gayatri Pawaskar, Divij Ghorpade & Pravallika Devarapalli were awarded medals in their respective events. – Harsshali Mandavkar was the runner-up in the Girls Under 10 category at the MSSA Inter-School Lawn Tennis Tournament. – Sheroy Davar stood 1st at the Best Cub Competition conducted by the East Mumbai Bharat Scouts & Guides District Association. – Cyrus Daruwala stood 3rd in the 14-15 Boys Team Karate Category in the 6th World Gorukai Karate Championship held in NSCI, Mumbai – Bronze Level IAYP Camp on 6th & 7th December 2013 to Sajan Nature Park, Thane District. 05.12.2013 – International Mathematics Olympiad for Stds 2 – 12 04.12.2013 – Math Wizard for Stds 9 – 10 & – ISC Students are going on an educational trip to Karjat on the 28th and 29th of Oct. 2013. to – Our under – 14 girls Basketball team, winners at the city and zonal level, will play at the State level at Chandrapur from the 24th Oct. – 27th Oct. 2013. to – Members of the Adventure Club are off on their tour to London from 29th Oct. to 5th Nov. 2013. to – Members of the UNESCO Club will tour Aurangabad from 28th Oct to 1st Nov. 2013. 04.10.2013 – National Cyber Olympiad 05.10.2013 – On Saturday 5th October Seminar: The Road Ahead- Planning for higher education in India and abroad. Resource person – Mr Viral Doshi – Inter House Basketball & Throwball Tournaments 09.10.2013 – Swimming Gala – Inter School Basketball are being conducted by DSO Announcement The Scottish Zeitgeist is launched please click below Date:21.10.2021 The e-invite to the Virtual Annual Prize Day is given below. Kindly click on the – Sunita George Principal E-invite Date:17.09.2021 – Notice for Annual Prize Day for students of Grades 9 to 12 Download Date:25.08.2021 – ISCE notice for distribution of certificates 2021 Download Date:20.08.2021 – ISC notice for distribution of certificates 2021 Download Date:10.08.2021 – Notice for digital certificate for ISC 2021 Download Date:05.08.2021 – NOTICE FOR FYJC ADMISSION for the ICSE Batch 2021 Download Date:26.07.2021 – ISC RESULT 2021 Download – ICSE RESULT 2021 Download – Distribution of documents notice for icse & isc 2021 Download – Notice for compartmental- improvement exam 2021f Download Date:07.08.2020 ICSE BATCH 2020 – Notice for FYJC Admission Process Download Date:25.07.2020 ICSE BATCH 2020 – NOTICE FOR FYJC ONLINE ADMISSION 2020 Download Date:23.07.2020 – Distribution of ICSE & ISC Certificates 2020 Download Date:22.07.2020 – Important Notice for the ICSE & ISC Batch 2020 Download Date:10.07.2020 – Results of ISC 2020 Download – Results of ICSE 2020 Download – Digital Safety 4 Youth Students interested in being members of the Digital Safety 4 Youth Club are required to fill the following google form by August 9th, 2019. Click here Detailed circular uploaded on the School website for parents. – Circular for Prize day Rehearsal Download – Notice for Approval of Online admission form Part 1 Download – Notice for Parent Orientation Std – 11 Download – Notice for Std 10 online admission for HSC Board Download – Results of ICSE and ISC 2019 Download – NOTICE FOR Std 10th for collecting Certificate and Booklet Download – NOTICE FOR ISC 2019 Download – Intra-Class Spell Bee Competition The Intra-Class Spell Bee was held for Stds. 1 to 8 on 26th March 2019 The Results: Download – Football Our U.8 Boys ‘A’ team won the MSSA Inter-School Football tournament held on 8th March 2019 The Team: Download – Basketball Our Girls U.16 team secured the 2nd place at the ISPL tournament held on 3rd February 2019 in Khar The Team: Download Our Girls U.11 team won the Runner-Up trophy at the MSSA Inter-School Basketball tournament held on 20th February 2019 The Team: Download – Little Museum Riti Rawat and Shriya Deshpande are part of the first young curator team of 25 children, who were selected from hundreds of kids across Mumbai through a competition called ‘My Little Museum’. Their paintings are exhibited at the Chhatrapti Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya – Summer Fiesta Week for Stds. 1 and 2 A Craft workshop was held on 3rd, 4th and 5th April 2019. The children were taught different crafts in Origami and they learnt about Mandala Art – a technique that uses a circular structure that creates designs radiating from the centre. 8th April 2019 was dedicated to Board Games which was a great opportunity to develop a range of challenging concepts. On 10th April 2019, a workshop on Dental Hygiene was conducted by three renowned dentists. The children were given tips on Oral Health. Pet Day was held on 11th April 2019. The children learnt to respect animals, understand their needs, and how to look after them. 12th April 2019 Summer Fiesta summed up this fun week with every section preparing their own lip smacking sandwiches. The children were engaged in various activities in their classrooms and even danced to some foot-stomping music. – Fashion Blogging On 3rd April 2019, the students of the ISC section attended a workshop on Fashion Blogging and Entrepreneurship by Masoom Minawala, an ex-student of our School. In addition to 300,000 instagram followers, she has carved a niche as an ace entrepreneur as well as a successful blogger on various social media platforms. The session highlighted the various competencies required for establishing a successful career in fashion blogging. It not only motivated the young students but also gave them a panoramic view of Blogging and Entrepreneurship. – FSPA The students of the ISC section attended a workshop on dance education as a career path by Future School of Performing Arts on 1st April 2019. Ms. Antara Ashra, Founder of the academy, focused on choreography, performance and teaching different dance forms through concepts of dance medicine, dance writing and dance therapy. The workshop also shed light on the ‘Ideal Dancer’s Trajectory’, that being various entrepreneurial opportunities of dance as a career. It was an interactive session which captured the attention of all. – Khan Academy Workshop Mr. Vipul Reddy of Khan Academy conducted a workshop for the Math and Science teachers of Stds. 6-12 on 29th March 2019. The aim was to provide training on teaching Mathematics and Science through individualized and student-centric technology. The teachers were familiarized with the components of the package and also experienced the activities and exercises first-hand. The comprehensive online learning app provides the students with videos that help visualize each concept, making it easier to understand. The students can also identify their strengths and areas for improvement. It prompts them to correct their mistakes, enabling long-lasting learning. The session was enriching and engaging and inspired the teachers to take yet another step towards new-age learning. – RSACE A workshop by Ramesh Sippy Academy of Cinema and Entertainment was held on 29th March 2019 for the ISC section. It gave an insight into the film industry and its working. The workshop emphasized the use of digital media, cinematography, the art of storytelling and screenplay writing in film making. A group activity on the conceptualization of an idea for a film and how it can be brought into action was further conducted. It captivated the attention of the students who came up with unique and interesting ideas, leading to an afternoon well-spent. – Visit to St. Catherine’s Home for the Destitute The Girl Guide movement has always been associated with the sentiment of giving back to society. 15 Girl Guides visited St. Catherine’s Home for the Destitute in Bandra on 18th March 2019, along with their teachers. These young selfless minds created some blissful moments for the children at St. Catherine’s Home by organizing an entertainment programme for them. The Girl Guides extended their support by donating stationery, story books and toys. A small amount that was collected from the annual newspaper collection drive was also presented to the organization. This gratifying experience has etched a long lasting memory in the girls’ minds, intensifying the attitude of gratitude. Download – Founder’s Day Celebration Founders’ Day celebrates the rich heritage and traditions bequeathed to us by our founding fathers and which have formed the School’s strong foundation. Bombay Scottish, Mahim commemorated 172 years of its existence on 18th February 2019. Every year we invite one of our illustrious alumni to grace the occasion. This year Mr. Vikram Limaye, the Managing Director and CEO of the National Stock Exchange of India Limited was the chief guest. Mr. Limaye encouraged our students to exemplify the ideals, values and goals of our great institution. After the prayer service, friendly matches between the alumni and present students were held. A special treat for the alumni and staff was NRITYA – the Inter-House Dance Competition . The celebrations for the day came to an end with a lunch hosted by the Bombay Scottish Alumni. – Nritya – The Inter-House Dance Competition Dance is the hidden language of the soul said – Martha Graham. On Founders’ day the alumni and staff were in for a visual feast as the students of Stds. 6, 7 & 8 put up performances on the theme – ‘East Meets West’. The students showcased a collaboration of dance forms from Eastern and Western countries. Dr. Parinita Shah, Ms. Zara Eisa and Mr. Harikrishna Kalyanasudaram, all acclaimed dancers, were the judges for the show. The Yellow House were declared the winners of the event. – Inter-House Marathi Elocution Competition The Marathi Elocution Competition was held on 12th February 2019. The competition was enjoyed by everyone as the children recited poems expressively and confidently. Our esteemed judges for this programme were Mr. Rajendra Pai – an author of numerous stories and poems and a practicing lawyer in the Supreme Court, Pandit Amarendra Dhaneshwar – an established classical singer from the Gwalior Gharana and Mrs. Arpita Agarkar – a Senior School Teacher from Jasudben M. L. School, Mumbai. The three judges were very happy to be there and praised all the participants. The Results: Download – Problem Solving Competition At the Smt. Mukta Kotnis Memorial Inter-School Problem Solving Competition held on 25th February 2019 Bombay Scottish School, Mahim won the 2nd prize in the Junior Group. Team: Advik Viswanathan Aditya Srikanth A.S.K. Veer Karan secured a Silver medal at the Homi Bhabha Young Scientist Talent Search Examination conducted by Mumbai Science Teachers Association on 9th March 2019. – Kala Ghoda Festival Bombay Scottish School, Mahim won the 1st prize from among 35 Schools in Mumbai at the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival for their Art Installation ‘Rings that Bind’. The 35 individual wheels of the 15ft x 5ft installation highlighted 20 social concerns. Each of these wheels have their own story that resounds with themes of nature, love, hope, gratitude and consciousness. Download – Teacher Empowerment Ms. Sharon Prabhakar, singer, theatre artiste and motivational speaker addressed the teachers on Friday, 8th February 2019 on how to be the best version of oneself. In her talk, specifically tailored for teachers, Ms. Prabhakar impressed upon the teachers the need to empathise with students, to not rest on past laurels but to constantly innovate and to have complete mastery over content such that it can be presented in multiple creative ways. The teachers took back with them inspiring ideas that will surely translate into an enhanced teaching-learning experience. Ms Prabhakar ended her session with a soulful rendition of ‘Don’t cry for me Argentina’ from her musical ‘Evita’. – ICSE Valedictory Function 2019 The Valedictory and Farewell Function for the outgoing ICSE Batch 2019 was held on Wednesday, 30th January 2019. Dressed in Indian formals, our young students were led into the Gamaliel Hall by their respective Class Teachers. The solemn lamp lighting ceremony was followed by a meaningful prayer service. Our Principal, concluded her address with a special blessing and the teachers’ blessings were rendered through the song ‘May The Good Lord Bless And Keep You’. Our Valedictorian Kevin Suvarna held the attention of the audience with his simple yet heartfelt speech, when he shared his memories of the past twelve years at our School and admitted to owing his success to his Teachers and the principles learnt at this institution. The exciting Lad and Lass Pageant had everyone rooting for their favourite and it was with a sense of pride that Aman Zaveri and Saloni Shah received the Lad and Lass 2019 Crown respectively. The dance session and dinner that followed was enjoyed by all. The surprise of the evening came in the form of a video which showcased Std. 10 students at all the events of the past year. – ISC Valedictory Function 2019 The Valedictory function for the ISC batch of 2018-2019 was held on 24th January 2019. The highlight of this event was an inspiring keynote address by our Principal Mrs. M. Paul who urged the students to actualize their potential and above all be good human beings. Our three Valedictorians, Tanaya Ranade , Swaha Bhattacharya and Ishaan Pethe did us proud with their mature yet poignant speeches that resonated with love and gratitude for their Alma Mater and the irreplaceable bonds of friendship that they had forged during their time at Bombay Scottish. A fun-filled session of games and dance was followed by a sumptuous dinner. The evening ended with an endearing and nostalgic Power Point Presentation which took the students down memory lane and left many with a tear in their eye. Mementos were distributed, and the students were bid a fond farewell by our Principal, our Senior Academic Co-ordinator, and all their teachers. Ananya Biswas and Pranita Nimkar were selected to be a part of the Mumbai District U.14 Football team and played Inter-District tournaments in Palghar from 17th to 22nd January 2019. We are very proud to announce that their team secured 1st place at the tournament. Sameeha Jawed has successfully completed the Beginner’s 1km Run at the Mumbai Juniorthon in 9 minutes and 43 seconds. – Short Story Writing Competition ‘I Want To Be An Author’ contest by CROSSWORD was held in the School on 22nd January 2019 for students of Stds. 6, 7 and 8. 131 children participated in the Story Writing Competition giving them an unparalleled opportunity to hone their writing skills and equip them to compete on a grand platform. The best mesmerizing stories will be shortlisted and published in a book format to be retailed through Crossword stores. All participants were given a gift voucher of r200/-. Aashna Thomas represented Maharashtra at the 64th National Football tournament held in Ranchi, Jharkhand from 16th to 20th December 2018. The team stood 3rd. This is the 1st time that Maharashtra was placed in the top three in the Girls U.14 years category. – Football The U.10 Boys ‘A’ team secured the 2nd position at the MSSA Inter-School Football tournament held on 7th February 2019 The Team: Download – Inter House Singing Competition On 7th February 2019, Bombay Scottish School, Mahim hosted the Inter-House Singing Competition for the students of Stds. 6 to 8. Our amateur singers from the four Houses managed to get the audience sway to the melodious tunes of soulful hymns and meaningful musical pieces that focused on the need for love and friendship in our lives. Singers from the various Houses sang foot-tapping songs that added an extra dose of entertainment to the competition. Our esteemed panel of judges complimented the young Scottishites and their teachers on their sincere efforts, co-ordination and discipline demonstrated throughout the event. Download – Basketball The Boys U.11 Basketball team stood 2nd at the ISPL tournament held on 3rd February 2019 The Team: Download – Music, Speech and Drama Ria Melanie has successfully passed her second year Bharatnatyam Classical Dance Examination with A Grade from the Nalanda Dance Research Centre. Reyaansh Shekhar has been awarded Distinction in Piano – Step 1 Music Examination conducted by University of West London held in December 2018. Vheer Khanna has been awarded Distinction in Grade 2 Drum Kit Examination conducted by Rock School on 12th December 2018. Ayaan Kerkar has been awarded Distinction in Grade 2 Acting by Trinity College, London in September 2018 At the 34th Sam T. Berkeley-Hill English Elocution Competition held at Bombay YMCA, Colaba Anaya Bavadekar won the 1st Runner-Up prize in the Senior category. She was awarded a trophy and a cash prize of R2,000/- – Teacher Empowerment Workshop AISM – English Workshop On the 7th and 8th of January 2019, our teacher Ms. Melita Fernandes attended an ISC English training workshop hosted by Hiranandani Foundation School, Powai under the aegis of AISM. It was an intensive workshop which covered the syllabus of both English Language and Literature as per the guidelines provided by the Council. At the workshop, Mrs. S. Raha, the resource person, gave detailed explanation of teaching techniques that are required to meet the standards of the ISC examination. – Workshop on Emotional Intelligence Ms. T. Trindade attended a one-day workshop on ‘Teaching with Emotional Intelligence’ on 15th December 2018, conducted by Dr. Sudha Srikanth. The workshop highlighted the need for emotional literacy amongst teachers and demonstrated how to regulate one’s own emotions while helping to manage those of children. The workshop also gave insight into the need to develop emotional intelligence in children in order to give them a balanced approach to life from an early age which would enhance success later on in life. – Hindustan Times Scholarship Award We are extremely proud of our students Vivaan Karande and Lavanya Gupta for winning the Hindustan Times Scholarship Award 2018-2019. They were felicitated on Tuesday, 11th December 2018 at Rangsharada Auditorium where they were awarded a trophy, a certificate and a cash prize of r50,000/- – Sociology and Psychology Seminar On Saturday 24th November 2018, 10 students from the ISC section attended ‘Towards An Equal World’, a Sociology-Psychology seminar, hosted by the Cathedral and John Connon School, which aimed at exploring the nuances of various stigmas prevalent in our society. An entire morning of intense debate was closely followed by a panel discussion with eminent speakers in the field. They enlightened the audience on topics like Body Image Stigma, Mental Health Stigma and the Stigma around Sexuality. Six students won awards for their exemplary performance in their respective committees. Best Delegate: Krish D’Silva Abhyuday Sen Sahana Sinha Shaan Bhatt Verbal Mention: Gaurika Mathur Renee Sharma – At the Collins Scrabble Championship 2018 held at Jamnabai Narsee School on 24th November 2018, the following students made it to the top ten: 1] Mahisa Mithani 2] Abhinav Dangwal – Workshop on ‘The Art And Science Of Teaching’ Our Middle School and Primary Section teachers Ms. S. Chandrashekar, Ms. D. Fernandez, Ms. B. Dias and Ms. N. Shah attended a workshop on ‘The Art And Science Of Teaching’ on 26th November 2018 at Gujarat Research Society, Khar. The workshop was conducted by Padmashri Dr. Pramod Kale, who threw light on the teachings of great philosophers like C.V. Raman, Mahatma Gandhi, Abraham Lincoln and Richard Feynman. Dr. Kale emphasized that education should be child-centric and activity based and should be co-related to the environment as children not only learn by merely listening to words, but also through different experiences from the environment. Dr. Kale also emphasized the need for teachers to be life-long learners. It was an enriching workshop for our teachers. – Teacher Empowerment Workshop Ms. F. Haeems, Ms. J. Fernandes and Ms. N. Alvares attended an enriching workshop on ‘Idiomatic Expression for Enhanced Articulation’ by Ms. Kiran Mishra. The first session focused on the need for and the creative scope in the use of idioms. The second session emphasized the relevance of creative writing and equipped teachers with tools to make their sessions realistic and relevant in this modern day and age. – National Talent Examination We are proud of our student Amruta Parulekar who appeared for and qualified in the National Talent Search Examination 2017-2018 conducted by the Maharashtra State Council of Examinations, Pune. She will be felicitated on 15th August 2019. – Results of the Intra-Class Math Wizard Results The Intra-Class Math Wizard competition was held from Stds. 1-12. The Results: Download – Inter-School Pixel Competition Vivaan Nadkarni and Arav Awasthi won the 1st prize in the Inter-School Pixel competition which was held at The Cathedral & John Connon School on Saturday, 17th November 2018. They developed a poster in Adobe Photoshop CS6 and Illustrator Cs6 on the given topic ‘Diversity’. – Bootcamp The ISC Section attended a bootcamp at ISDI on 16th November 2018. The students were introduced to multi-faceted and strategic approaches to design, creativity and innovation to enable them to broaden their knowledge and delve into the challenges and opportunities facing these environments. This was done through four interesting workshops namely; ‘Shaken not Stirred,’, ‘Marketing and Finance’, ‘Why is the World Crazy about Design Thinking?’ and ‘A Brand Called You.’ The experience helped the students to think laterally and out of the box. – Staff Empowerement Workshop On Monday, 12th November 2018 Ms. Anjana Vinod conducted a workshop for the teachers of Bombay Scottish School. The workshop started on a high note with an interactive session of story-telling to point out the importance of thinking. Through activities which kept the energy level and enthusiasm high, Ms. Vinod successfully pulled the teachers out of their comfort zone to analyse important aspects of classroom teaching. Using a host of engaging activities, both physical and cerebral, Ms. Vinod explored the significance of Problem Solving keeping in mind the assumptions that one tends to commonly make. – UNESCO CLUB The UNESCO CLUB of our School visited Bhopal, the capital city of Madhya Pradesh from 2nd to 5th November, 2018. The pupils of Stds. 6 to 9 were amazed by India’s oldest stone structure, the Sanchi Stupa, which exemplifies the glorious days of Buddhism in India. They also visited Bhimbetka Caves, pre-historic rock shelters which have on their stone walls, Neolithic Age paintings. A visit was also made to the Taj-ul-Masjid, the largest mosque in India, and Gohar Mahal, the palace built by the first woman ruler of Bhopal – Qudisia Begum also known as Gohar as well as the site of the Bhopal Gas Tragedy. The pupils returned with a greater understanding and appreciation for ancient architecture, and for our culture and heritage. – Art & Music Saisha Sikka has won a Gold medal for her outstanding painting at the 10th International Youth and Child Art Exhibition held on 14th November 2018. Saisha also won a Silver medal in the Art competition conducted by ‘Khula Aasman’ a new age platform for creative expressions by children and young adults. On 12th September 2018 Esaak Joseph illustrated three Art works based on the theme ‘Fishermen Heroes of Kerala’. These were printed and sold as postcards, the proceeds of which were donated towards Kerala’s Flood Relief to rehabilitate School children around the area. – Results of the Mumbai DSO Inter-School Shooting Competition 2018 The Mumbai DSO Inter-School Shooting Competition 2018 was held on 30th October 2018 The Winners: Download – Results of the Inter-House Swimming Competition The Inter-House Swimming Competition was held on 25th October 2018 The Results: Download – Results of the Inter-House Hindi Elocution Competition The Inter-House Hindi Elocution for Stds. 6 to 8 was held on 13th July 2018 The Results: Download – Results of the Inter-House Hindi Elocution Competition The Inter-House Hindi Elocution Competition from Stds. 1 to 5 was held on 27th September 2018. The Results: Download – Inter-House Basketball Competition The Inter-House Basketball Competition was held on 24th October 2018. The Results: Boys: Red House – 1st place Green House – 2nd place Yellow House – 3rd place Blue House – 4th place Girls: Red House – 1st place Green House – 2nd place Yellow House – 3rd place Blue House – 4th place – Inter-House Throwball Competition The Inter-House Throwball Competition was held on 23th October 2018. The Results: Boys: Blue House – 1st place Yellow House – 2nd place Red House – 3rd place Green House – 4th place Girls: Yellow House – 1st place Blue House – 2nd place Red House – 3rd place Green House – 4th place – Inter-House Football Competition: The Inter-House Football Competition was held on 20th October 2018. The Results: Girls: Green House – 1st place Blue House – 2nd place Red House – 3rd place Yellow House – 4th place Boys: Green House – 1st place Blue House – 2nd place Yellow House – 3rd place Red House – 4th place – Inter-House Cricket Competition The Inter-House Cricket Competition was held on 19th October 2018. The Results: Green House – 1st place Yellow House – 2nd place Blue House – 3rd place Red House – 4th place – Inter-House Music Competition The Inter-House Music Competition for Stds. 3, 4 and 5 was held on 12th October 2018 The Results: Download – Inter-School Elocution Competition Our students excelled at the Dani Memorial Inter-School Elocution Competition 2018 conducted by the Bombay Theosophical Society in association with Junior Red Cross. Thirty six elocutors from seventeen schools divided into two groups participated in this event. Bombay Scottish School, Mahim stood 1st in both groups Jai Bellare – 1st place in the 5th to 7th Standard group Isaac Rodrigues – Winner in the 8th to 10th Standard group. Their poems ‘Trees are best friend’ by Jai Bellare and ‘Mobile – A Boon or Curse by Isaac Rodrigues have featured in the November issue of the Bombay Theosophical Bulletin. – KG. Activity Fruits and vegetables were cut for a salad party and enjoyed thoroughly by Sr. KG. students on Friday, 12th October 2018 as part of their lesson on food and sources of food. Some microgreens were added for good measure. With excitement in their eyes and a jaunt in their step, Jr. KG. students went for a nature walk on Friday, 12th October 2018, to the park opposite School. They learnt to cross the road at the zebra crossing after checking the traffic. At the park they learnt about the trees, shrubs, flowers and cactus growing there. It was a delight to see some of them copy people who were exercising there. The importance of growing and nurturing trees was stressed upon. – YLAC Congratulations to our students Alaiha Vanjara Hardik Khattar who have been selected as Counter Speech Fellows by the prestigious YLAC – Young Leaders for Active Citizenship, in recognition of their work on issues that impact the lives of teenagers across the globe. We wish them both the very best in their two month long internship at Garage Coworking, Lower Parel from 20th October to 20th December 2018 – Pride of Scottish At the 25th Asian Junior Squash Championship 2018 held in Chennai, India won six medals this year: one gold, two silver and four bronze. Out of the above total tally of seven medals, three were won by students from Bombay Scottish School, Mahim Yuvraj Wadhwani Gold medal in the Boys U-13 years category Tiana Parasrampuria and Kaavya Bansal Bronze medals in the Girls U-13 years category Download Joshna Joy and Leera Mishra represented Maharashtra in Throwball at the Council’s National Sports and Games 2018 at the National Level held in Ludhiana on 13th October 2018. They qualified for the finals and have returned triumphant with the Runners-Up trophy. Download – Australian World Orchestra Sydelle Gonsalves , Aadyah Vadapalli and Saachi Khandeparkar who are part of the Mehli Mehta Music Foundation performed alongwith the Australian World Orchestra at a concert on Friday, 28th September 2018, at the Tata Theatre – Science Exhibition At the Inter-School Sci-Tech 2018 competition held at Campion School, Bombay Scottish School, Mahim stood 1st in the Science Exhibition. The team: Naythan Pereira Erin Mathew Joshua Mathias – National Level Quiz Competition We are very proud of our students Ojas Tripathi and Aruja Khanna who won the 3rd position in the final round of the Brahm Prakash Memorial Materials Quiz 2018 organised by the Indian Institute of Metals at Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu on 6th October 2018 – RobinAge Kaisha Kapoor has made it to page 8 of RobinAge, a weekly children’s newspaper. Her art work has been featured in this week’s copy of RobinAge – Inter-House Skating Competition Results of the Inter-House Skating Competition held on 6th October 2018 Download – Inter-House Gymnastic Competition Results of the Inter-House Gymnastic Competition held on 6th October 2018 Download – Inter-House Shooting Competition Results of the Inter-House Shooting Competition held on 29th September 2018 Download – Inter-House Declamation Competition Results of the Inter-House Declamation Competition held on 25th September 2018 Download – Audrey Da’Silva Essay Competition The following students from Stds. 3 to 12 are winners of the Audrey Da’Silva Essay Competition 2018-2019 held on 29th June 2018 Download – Helping under-privileged children to move ahead in life Khushi Khandelwal who won a Bronze medal at the Asian Youth Chess Championship in Mongolia in 2016 runs her own NGO called ‘Injoy Chess Klub’ She and her sister Krisha Khandelwal who was the U-9 National Chess Champion, spend four to five hours every week introducing under-privileged children to Chess, helping them grasp the nuances of the game. The two girls distribute Chess boards and T-shirts among the children funded by the prize money from tournaments won by them. Download – Quiz Ojas Tripathi and Aruja Khanna have won the 1st place at the Indian Institute of Metals and Metallurgy Quiz 2018 which was held at IIT, Powai on Sunday, 16th September 2018. They have been selected for the National Level Quiz at Tamil Nadu to be held in the first week of October. We wish them the very best! Kevin Suvarna was felicitated by the Times of India NIE, in recognition of his Outstanding Performance in 2017-2018, securing the highest aggregate in Std. 9 – Inter-School Essay Writing Competition Hiba Hasan was winner at the Inter-School Essay Writing Competition from about 70 entries, conducted by The All-India Anglo-Indian Association, Mumbai Branch. The winners of the Intra-School Essay Writing Competition from our School were as follows: Hiba Hasan – 1st place Sivaranjani Viswanathan – 2nd place Saahil Mehta – 3rd place – Yarukey Workshop Mrs. B. Vasta and Mrs. R. Mukherjee attended the Yarukey Workshop conducted by Toppan Printing Co. Ltd. on 6th August 2018 at Meluha , Powai. The Executives of Toppan felicitated the Teachers and Principals of the educational institutions who have opted for the Yarukey programme, which is a web-based education service to strengthen Math concepts. Mrs. B. Vasta shared her experience about using Yarukey with the staff of other Schools. A demonstration of how to use Yarukey was also organized for other Schools who wished to introduce the programme. – Social Awareness Aarav Nichani was part of a 16 member team of students from six schools across the city. They worked for a year with the residents of Sholampada, Palghar District to provide drinking water and solar power. They raised funds from friends and relatives and also donated their own pocket money towards this noble cause. They plan to continue to work with this village in the field of education too. – Workshop on Stress Management Five members of our Staff: Ms. S. Radhakrishnan, Ms. B DeSylva, Ms N Mathew, Ms A Bharathi and Ms S Arora, attended a workshop on Stress Management at Thane on 8th August, 2018. The workshop was conducted by faculty from the OP Jindal World College, Delhi. The attendees were told how to identify the symptoms of stress and the physiological changes that take place when a person is under stressful conditions. They were also given information on the tests that schools can conduct to identify personality types and kinds of stress in students. – Curiosity Gym conducted an engaging two-hour workshop for our teachers of the Middle School on 6th August, 2018. They offered the teachers teaching diverse subjects a shared learning environment through fun projects that encouraged creativity through doodling, basic electronic assembly and innovative mind games. The teachers look forward to incorporating the suggested tools in their daily classroom interaction to arouse curiosity in our children and to make learning relevant for our little ones. – Workshop for KG. Parents Dr Tushar Guha, held a Parenting Skills workshop for our KG Parents on Monday 6thAug2018. He spoke eloquently and held the parents’ attention with his tips on how to be an effective parent. He advised that parents should have good communication between themselves and with their children. Parents should also trust the School and work with the teachers. Positive and harmonious energy should be created in the house to bring up a happy child. – CMUN 2018 A contingent of 7 delegates from Stds. 9 to 12 participated in the Cathedral & John Connon School MUN 2018 from Friday 10th August to Sunday 12th August. Delegates held discussions on varied agendas such as the Syrian Refugee Crisis and Trans-National Crime. They discussed, debated and tried to work out solutions to many complex problems that our world is facing. The following students did us proud by winning laurels in their respective committees: Honourable Mention Pragya Gupta Verbal Mention Shaan Bhatt Ojas Tripathi Vedant Vishwanath Tanmay Arvind – Gold Crest International MUN A combined team from Bombay Scottish School, Mahim and Powai participated in the Goldcrest International MUN conference on the 11th and 12th of August, 2018. The team was awarded a trophy for the ‘Best School’. Antariksh Sharma was invited to chair a committee at the conference. In addition, the following students did us proud by winning laurels in their respective committees: Best Delegate Rishi Ahuja High Commendation Renee Sharma – Hiranandani Foundation School, Powai, MUN A delegate of 25 delegates from Stds. 9 to 12 participated in this Conference from 20th to 22nd July 2018. The team: Please click on Download button for the Team Download 08.08.2018 – AISM Inter-School Debate Competition We are proud to announce that Krish D’Silva and Aaryan Ahuja won the 1st Runner-Up prize at the Zonal Level Final of the AISM Inter-School Debate Competition held at Pawar Public School on 26th July 2018 Krish D’Silva was adjudged the ‘Best Speaker’ at the event – Global Youth Summit 2018 Singapore Global Youth Summit 2018 is the youth led global platform on sustainable development. Eleven students from Stds. 9 and 10 of the Environmental Science group accompanied by their teacher Ms. F. Francis attended this summit at Singapore from 28th June to 3rd July 2018. The students discussed and initiated innovation to protect freshwater and the natural environment from further deterioration. They shared their views on group presentations. After this experience the students are convinced that ‘changing lifestyles is a sure step towards a healthier earth’. Manasvi Mohite has been recognized as ”Budding Star” at the MaRRS Xpress Math National Championship 2017-2018 in Category 2 held at Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Goa on 15th July 2018 – Frank Anthony Memorial Inter-School Debate Categories 1 & 2, Stage 1 Bombay Scottish School, Mahim were winners at the Frank Anthony Memorial Inter-School Debate held on 11th July 2018 in both categories Aman Zaveri and Hiba Hasan won the ‘Best School Award’ in Category 2, Stage 1 Aman Zaveri won the ‘Best Speaker Award’. In Category 1, Stage 1 Bombay Scottish School, Mahim was adjudged the ‘Best School’ Shaan Bhatt won the ‘Best Speaker Award’ while Abhyuday Sen won the 2nd Runner-Up ‘Best Speaker’ Award We wish both teams the very best in the next round on 16th August 2018 – We are very proud to announce that our students won several awards at the Immaculata 2018 a fest hosted by St. Mary’s School ICSE on 30th June and 1st July 2018. Download – Football Our Boys U-14 team were winners of the Subroto Mukherjee Football tournament 2018 held on 20th July 2018. The team: Download – Our Girls U-17 team were Runners-Up at the Subroto Mukherjee Football tournament 2018. The team: Download 17.07.2018 – Prize day Rehersal Download 02.07.2018 – School Captains Leadership Conclave On 29th June 2018 , ten Student Council members, including School Captain Shaan Bhatt and School Vice-Captain Saloni Shah attended the School Captains Leadership Conclave at Christ Christ Church School, Byculla. The students took part in an informal debate with student leaders from other Schools. They spoke about the problems they face at home and in School and suggested various ways and means by which they could deal with them. They also discussed the influence that social media has on teenagers. It was an enriching experience for all. – SASMO Olympiad Winner Vivaan Bhatia has won a bronze medal at the Singapore and Asian Math Olympiad one of the largest Olympiads in Asia which had over 28,000 participants from 20 countries. – International Finance Olympiad Yash Ajmera was awarded 1st position at the IFO 2017 Examination. He was awarded a Scholarship worth Rs. 3,000/- – Asset Test The following students have scored the highest marks in Mathematics in the National Level Bench Marking Asset Test: Amaira Goyal Yash Kapadia 29.05.2018 – Notice for Approval of Online admission form Part 1 Download 23.05.2018 – Notice for ICSE batch 2018 Download 22.05.2018 – Notice for ICS batch 2018 Download 14.05.2018 – ISC & ICSE RESULTS 2018 CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OUR STUDENTS, TEACHERS & PARENTS ON A BRILLIANT RESULT! WE ARE SPECIALLY PROUD OF OUR TOPPERS AKANKSHA GUPTA AND SARANTHA CORREA BOTH RANKED 3RD ALL OVER INDIA. – ISC EXAMINATIONS 2018 OVERALL TOPPERS 1ST AKANKSHA GUPTA TOTAL: 493 / 500 PERCENTAGE: 98.6% All India Rank : 3rd with 99% 2ND STUTI MEHTA TOTAL: 489 / 500 PERCENTAGE: 97.8% 3RD SRUSHTI RUPAREL TOTAL: 486 / 500 PERCENTAGE: 97.2% RESULT ANALYSIS Appeared : 90 students Passed : 90 students 90% – 99% : 21 students 80% – 89% : 28 students 70% – 79% : 32 students 60% – 69% : 06 students 50% -59% : 1 student 40% – 49% : 02 students Total: 90 students – ICSE EXAMINATIONS 2018 OVERALL TOPPERS 1ST SARANTHA CORREA TOTAL : 594 / 600 PERCENTAGE : 99% 2ND DHRUTVAN JOSHI TOTAL : 590 / 600 PERCENTAGE : 98.33% 3RD NEOMI JERRY ADITI SHAH SIMRAT SINGH SHIVAM SHUKLA SURABHI SHETTY TOTAL : 589 / 600 PERCENTAGE : 98.17% RESULT ANALYSIS Appeared : 250 students Passed : 250 students 90% – 99% : 127 students 80% – 89% : 89 students 70% – 79% : 31 students 60% – 69% : 3 students Total : 250 students 07.05.2018 Circular for Std 11th Online Admission 2018 Download Circular for Online Admission Booklets and Eligibility Certificates Download 04.05.2018 – Proud Moment for Scottish, Mahim We are very proud to announce that our Principal Mrs. Molly Paul, has been conferred the ‘Exceptional Women of Excellence’ Award by the Women Economic Forum. The award ceremony was held in New Delhi at the Taj Vivanta on Monday, 30th April 2018. – Design Thinking in the Classroom On Saturday, 14th April 2018 our Co-ordinators Ms. S. D’Souza, Ms. B. Lobo and Ms. B. Vasta attended this workshop at JBCN International School, Oshiwara Design Thinking in the Classroom. The design thinking process is a human-centric structured approach to designing solutions to complex real world problems. It also provided a framework to gather a deeper understanding through empathy. Examples of projects that can be used in the classroom were discussed in detail at this workshop. – Robomate Scottish Mahim is proud to have launched ‘Robomate’ – a learning app which can be installed on an android phone, iPhone or Windows 10 environment. This app can be used as a revision tool by the students of Stds. 9 to 12 to take model tests in sub-topics of a chapter. It will be activated by the teacher for an allotted time period. Our senior students and teachers are excited to use this app powered by Robomate – Teacher Training Workshop Our teachers Ms. F. Francis and Ms. D. Fernandez participated in the Teacher Training Workshop ‘Multiply the Message’ conducted by Trailblazers Foundation. The workshop covered the concepts of Environmental Education and Methodologies of Teaching the subject through various pedagogies. It was truly an enriching experience for our Teachers who enjoyed creating environment conservation messages. 05.04.2018 – Study Programme in the UK Next weekend, a team of 26 students of Bombay Scottish School, Mahim from Year 10 are looking forward to flying out to the UK to be welcomed at St. John’s International School, Devon, from 15th April to 29th April 2018. The two week study-programme includes a total integration into Year 10 classes, along with dance, drama, cookery, coding, forensics and engineering workshops. With a huge range of activities on offer at the UK School and field trips to Sidmouth, Bath and Exeter, it is going to be an action – packed two weeks in the Boarding House at St John’s International School. Ms. Sarah Thomas and Ms Beverlee DeSylva will be accompanying the group. – Student Empowerment Lecture Series The Lecture Series is an initiative of the ISC Section to bring speakers from varied professions, representatives from top class universities and entrepreneurs. – Crowdfunding On 28th March 2018, Mr. Ranganath Thota founder of ‘Fuel A Dream’ conducted a workshop on Crowdfunding – a relatively new concept in India. He explained how Crowdfunding can be used to support charities, innovations and other worthy causes. Our ISC students were very enthused with this idea and the very next day embarked on a campaign with the help of Mr. Thota on fueladream.com to raise funds to enable heart surgeries for needy children at the B.J. Wadia Hospital for Children in Mumbai. We wish them all the best. – Workshop on Dining Etiquette Ms Gillian from Kishco conducted an interesting session on dining etiquette for the students of Std. 12 on Tuesday, 27th March 2018. The session reinforced the varied aspects of basic etiquette like table setting, politeness, courtesy and social mingling through a short film and a quiz. It was an engaging and informative session and a fun afternoon for all. – Young Scholar Program On Friday, 23rd March 2018 Harshita Tripati gave an inspirational talk on the unique summer residential program called “Young’s Scholar Program” at Ashoka University which is open to the students of Stds. 11 and 12. Our students were introduced to the idea of a liberal arts education. There were also given an insight into the campus life at Ashoka and information on their extracurricular activities. The students enjoyed this enriching season and made it interactive by asking pertinent questions. – Study In – UK On Thursday, 22nd March 2018 a team of professionals from SI-UK gave an informative talk to the students of Std. 12 on how to apply to colleges in the United Kingdom. The talk included tips on UCAS, how to choose a university, along with subjects of choice and the documents to be submitted. Tips were also provided on how to write the statement of purpose, the ideal IELTS scores, scholarships offered and application deadlines. The session concluded with the question-answer session where the students clarified their doubts On Wednesday, 21st March 2018, a team of students from Singapore International School enthralled our ISC students with a performance of a short skit entitled Six Candles for Sita. This powerful feminist piece, inspired by the trial by fire of Lord Rama’s wife Sita, was a tribute to all the ‘Sita’s’ in modern society who have to face oppression in various forms. – Summer Programme in Notre Dame International University On Monday, 19th March 2018 Mr Dhiraj Mehra, Director for Initiatives in India Notre Dame International University addressed the students regarding the Summer Programs 2018. He briefed students about the scholarship, duration, mode of application and criteria for selection. On Friday, 15th March, 2018 Rabindra Jhunjhunwala spoke about the challenges and rewards of working in a law firm. He stressed the need for the ability to work hard, have sound analytical skills and strong spoken and writing skills. He also briefed students about current hiring practices and monetary compensations. As many students are appearing for CLAT, the seminar was very well-received by the students. 03.03.2018 – Inter-School Problem Solving Competition We are proud to announce that our students were winners in Grou p 1 and Group 2 at the Smt. Mukta Kotnis Memorial Inter-School Problem Solving Competition held on 26th February 2018: Group 1 Aarya Jain Pramiti Sriram Group 2 Kevin Suvarna Hiba Hasan – Hindustan Times Scholarship We are proud to announce that four of our students have won the Hindustan Times Scholarship Programme. The presentation ceremony was held on Friday, 22nd February 2018. Each of them have been awarded a trophy and a cash prize of Rs. 50,000/- Tanya Deshmukh Jai Bellare Arshia Vora Sivaranjani Viswanathan Sivranjani Viswanathan has also been awarded the ‘Creative Entry Award’ at the All India Art Contest conducted by Sanskriti Arts. Keneisha Bijlani has been awarded a Gold medal for her painting at the 19th International Child Art Exhibition Shairra Khanna has been awarded Distinction in Kathak Level 2 Examination conducted by Pracheen Kala Kendra, Chandigarh – At the INTACH FILMIT Film Screening Competition Shaunak Sawant and Ravish Mungee won Best Directors Award for their short film “Panwala” Bombay Scottish School, Mahim received a trophy for our association with the project for the last six years – Junior Red Cross Bombay Scottish School, Mahim has been awarded a Merit Certificate and Trophy by Junior Red Cross, for supporting their Book Distribution Drive 2017-2018. We acknowledge with pride our student Hardik Khattar who has worked since 2015 with UMMEED He participated in the fund-raising UMMEED annual walkathon, raising donations from donors in his neighbourhood and through social media all of which amounted to over R3 lakhs. We applaud his efforts and humane spirit Anahita Gupta and Lavanya Gupta have been declared official Junior Robin Reporters with two of their poems each being published on the Robin Age Wall of Fame 01.02.2018 – Report – Mindfulness in Education 2017-2018 Our teachers Ms. M. Fernandes and Ms. A. Jacob attended the Mindefulness in Education Conference, held at Hotel Sahara Star, Vile Parle East on 23rd and 24th January, 2018. The topics covered were ‘Human Technologies, Mindfulness – ‘A Handful of Quiet’, ‘Expanding Awareness – Linking Knowledge to Life in the Classroom’ and ‘Modern Parables – Change Stories to Change the World’. The Conference was an eye-opener for our Teachers, who will be sharing ideas with their colleagues to pass on to the students in their classrooms, thus enabling the latter to become mindful citizens of tomorrow. Deniese Pereira represented Maharashtra State in Football – Class Act Hiba Hasan , Yuvvraaj Goel , Kohana Kapoor , Tista Bhattacharya , Sahana Sinha and Shaan Bhatt were a part of ‘Class Act’ – a Creative Theatre collaboration between Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh’s flagship education project and Rage Productions. Our students were mentored by professional Scottish and Indian playwrights to develop and write their own scripts for the stage. Following an in-depth workshop, the completed screenplays finished plays were performed by a professional company of actors on the iconic Prithvi Theatre stage. The plays written by our students were thought-provoking, entertaining and profound. We are proud of them! 18.12.2017 – New York Film Academy Master Class On the 14th of December 2017, a captivated audience of around 150 students from Stds. 9 and 11 were witness to an hour long Master Class conducted by Mr. William Tyler Smith of the New York Film Academy , in the Gamaliel Hall. Mr. Smith was recently named as one of the ‘Fifteen Most Notable Art Professors’ in New York City. This incredibly interactive and engaging session gave our students a glimpse into the world of Filmmaking and Film Directing – Visual and Dramatic Story-telling and the myriad elements that go into filmmaking. Amruta Parulekar has been awarded ‘Student of the Year 2016-2017’ by the Times of India in recognition of her Outstanding Academic Performance in Std. 9. Yash Muthalia stood 1st in the country at the All India Open Mathematics Scholarship Examination 2017 conducted by IPM . Vignettes: Students from Stds, 9 and 10 who have opted for French will be participating in Vignettes, an Inter-School French Festival to be hosted by J.B. Petit School on Saturday, 16th December 2017. They will be participating in various events like Spelling Bee, Creative Writing, Singing and Poster Making. We wish them ‘Bonne Chance’! The Team: 1] Swara Patel 2] Bianka Wadia 3] Priyanka Mehta 4] Eeshta Bhatt 5] Juhi Punjabi 6] Kaiomi Jesia 7] Freya Bulsara 8] Shivangi Varma They will be accompanied by their French Teacher Mrs. Mody. Soumil Rathi is a winning participant in the ‘A Book I Wrote’ competition to celebrate Children’s Day. His poem titled a “A Land Of Imagination” has been selected to be included in an anthology that will be published shortly. 21.11.2017 – Education Leader’s Conclave: On 11th November 2017 the Co-ordinators of our School attended a seminar conducted by Macmillan Education at Kohinoor Continental, Andheri. Two expert psychiatrists from Fortis – Dr. Kedar Tilwe and Dr. Parul Tank spoke about the need for early identification, evaluation and intervention of psychological difficulties faced by school children. The Conclave also emphasized the need for life-skills in education and how this can be inculcated in the ICSE curriculum. Ms. Mallika Sen, one of the key speakers at the Conclave, stressed the need to adopt a progressive, innovative and creative educational approach to meet the challenges of the 21st century. Our Co-ordinators found the session engaging and informative. We are extremely proud of our students Saachi Khandeparkar and Zidaan Mulchandani who had the honour of performing for Queen Mathilde and King Phillipe of Belgium at a concert at the Mehli Mehta Music Foundation on 10th November 2017. They performed the piece ‘Emperor Waltz’ by John Strauss. Saachi performed on the violin and Zidaan on the piano. – DAIMUN 2017: A contingent of ten students from our School participated in the DAIMUN Conference 2017 held at Dhirubhai Ambani School from 12th to 15th October 2017. The following students won laurels at the event: 1] Swara Patel was declared the ‘Best Delegate’. 2] Ishaan Goel won the ‘Outstanding Delegate’ honour 3] Arjun Virani was awarded ‘Honourable Mention’ 4] Dhruv Arya and Ravish Mungee won ‘Verbal Mention’ A seminar on “Finding Ecstasy in Learning” was organized by the Karadi Path Education Company on 10th November, 2017 at The Orchid Hotel, Vile Parle East. Our Co-ordinator Ms. S. D’souza attended this workshop. Dr. Sriram Parasuram, a leading musician sang different ragas and showed how important the auditory sense is in the learning process, especially with Math and Languages. An informative and interactive panel discussion followed where principals of different institutions shared their experience on how to make classroom learning a joyful experience for both the child and teacher. It included creating a stress-free atmosphere in the classroom and learning through stories, activity and music. The closing remarks were given by Mr. C.P. Vishwanath the CEO of Karadi Path Education Company, who narrated a story in Tamil with such expression and animation that even the non-Tamil speaking members of the audience understood and enjoyed it. – Visit to Yash Raj Film Studio: On Saturday 4th November, 31 students from standards 9-12 visited Yash Raj Film Studios at Andheri. They were given a tour of the studio and visited sites where iconic Bollywood scenes were shot, and the sound editing and special-effects sections of the Studio. Our very own ex-student, Aditya Chopra , one of the biggest director-producers in Bollywood had an interactive session with our budding filmmakers. He answered a range of questions on the Indian film industry and the different aspects related to being a part of it. It was a unique and enriching experience for the students. – MOBAI GAOTHAN PANCHAYAT COMPETITION The ‘variety’ our city of Mumbai has to offer is unfathomable even as its history dates back to the 17th century. Bearing this in mind 62 students of Stds. 7 and 8 participated in the My Mumbai – Mobai Gaothan Panchayat Competition by the East Indian Community. It entailed Essay Writing and Drawing or Collage on the rich historical past of Mumbai. 03.11.2017 – Ms. Anuradha Uppal , our Special Educator, participated in the National Conclave on Specific Learning Disability held between 26th and 28th October 2017 at St. Joseph’s High School, Wadala, Mumbai The participants were trained in using the DALI Screening Tool developed by National Brain Research Centre. The programme covered Screening Assessment and Diagnosis of Specific Learning Disabilities as well as best practices in intervention. – We are very proud of our student, Alaiha Vanjara who displayed maturity, sensitivity and initiative beyond her years. When Alaiha came to know that a small child was suffering from a rare type of cancer and that his parents could not afford the treatment, she decided to donate her pocket money of Rs.10,000 to the SRCC Children’s Hospital for his treatment. Her contribution didn’t stop here. She managed to collect over Rs.1,00,000 from friends, family and acquaintances and donated the same to the hospital. She was felicitated by the hospital for her efforts and her story was covered by local newspapers. Alaiha plans to continue working for similar causes and has started a blog for the same. 13.10.2017 – Scottish Adventures during Diwali Vacations Travel is a form of learning through experience. The Adventure Club is off to Spain and France from 14th to 22nd October 2017.The UNESCO Club will be touring Jaipur and Ranthambore from 14th – 17th October 2017 and the Dabchick Nature Club will be travelling to Aurangabad from 22nd to 24th October 2017. We look forward to hearing about their experiences. – Workshop on Empowering Self: Social Media and Responsible Decision Making A workshop was held for the students of Stds. 7 to 10 by counseling psychologists, Ms. Tanvi Sardesai and Ms Rithika Krishnan, from Fortis Hospital, on the appropriate and judicious use of social media. The resource persons highlighted the harmful effects of overuse of social media and advised students to make choices that are not detrimental to their well-being. The students were also informed about a 24×7 stress help line – 8376804102, run by Fortis. – Brainwaves Our students won the following awards at Brainwaves organized by Bombay YMCA on 16th September 2017. Purav Doshi – 1st in Hindi Elocution Ahana Louzada – 1st in English Essay Writing Riva Mayekar – 1st in English Essay Writing Aashna Thomas – 2nd in English Short Story Writing Maitreyi Baji – 2nd in Marathi Short Story Writing Aditya Nagarsekar – 2nd in Poster Painting Shrishti Santhosh – 2nd in English Elocution Lavanya Gupta represented our School at the Hindi Elocution Competition at Jamnabai Narsee School, Juhu to celebrate Hindi Divas and was declared the Best Speaker 29.09.2017 – SMUN Powai SMUN Powai was held on 31st August and 1st September 2017. 46 students from Stds. 8 to 10 represented Bombay Scottish School, Mahim and won the following laurels: Outstanding Delegate: Dhruv Arya Swara Patel Best Delegate: Vedant Vishwanath Arjun Virani Honourable Mention: Tanmay Arvind Aman Zaveri Ravish Mungee Rishi Ahuja Saloni Shah Dhrutvan Joshi Verbal Mention: Pragya Gupta Nivan Sadh Amey Agarwal Saahil Mehta Manav Dharnidharka Hardik Khattar Oishi Poddar Best Journalist: Rrushika Kadam – 18.09.2017 – AISM Inter-School Creative Writing Festival 2017 Our students Kohana Kapoor and Sonam Myatra participated in the above Festival held on 9th September 2017 at St. John’s Universal School, Goregaon. Results awaited. – Workshop on Self-Development On 6th September 2017 an informative and interactive workshop on self-development was conducted by Mr. Animesh Gupta of Limitless Eq.com for the teachers of the ISC section. It was an enriching experience for all. – Workshop on 3D Printing was conducted in our School by Ms. Shambhavi Tripathi and Mr. Arjun Panchal on 28th and 29th August 2017 for interested students of Stds. 5-9. The students designed simple objects in 3D modeling software and printed those objects using a 3D printer. The resource persons also explained the basic working of a 3D printer. It was a fun-filled session which helped our students visualize and create 3D designs. They received the completion certificate from TEC and FORGE. – Cathedral MUN 2017 A contingent of 9 delegates from our School participated in the Cathedral MUN Conference 2017 held at The Trident, Nariman Point from 17th to 20th August 2017. The delegates debated in multifarious committees such as the Roman Senate 49 BC and the Committee on Management of Extra Terrestrial Affairs 2021. Ojas Tripathi won Honourable mention in COMET. – Bandra Gymkhana Inter-School English Elocution Competition 2017 was held on 24th August 2017. The following students made the School proud by winning awards in various categories: – Below 8 age group: Sharayah Bernard 1st place in Open Girls Category Kean Pais 1st place in the Members Boys category Ayden D’Souza 2nd place in the Open Boys category Jeremy D’Silva 3rd place in the East Indian Boys category Purav Nanda 3rd place in the Members Boys category 12-15 years age group: Cherise Gomes 1st place in the Members Girls category Paul D’Souza 1st place in the East Indian category Jaiden D’Souza 2nd place in the Members Boys category Reeva Nanda 3rd place in the Members Girls category Rommulus Lewis 3rd place in the Open Boys category Denver Lobo 3rd place in the Members Boys category Our Choral Recitation team stood 3rd. – Members: Yuvvraaj Goel Jaiden D’Souza Kohana Kapoor Saanya Madhuk Ananya Pritam Archit Meher Tista Bhattacharya Rommulus Lewis Neomi Jerry Nishant Mathew Gourima Babbar Mira Shah Ariana Mistry Aryana Biswas Dhrutvan Joshi Denver Lobo Paul D’Souza Sonam Myatra Tanisha Shetty Anushka Vemu 17.08.2017 – Beach Cleaning: To mark the 70th year of our Independence Day and upholding the Swachch Bharat mission, students of the ISC Section along with their Teachers Ms. S. Mukherjee, Mr. M. Mahamunkar and Ms. A. Telang , undertook a clean – up drive at Mahim bay, with the help of the Advance Locality Management team of Mahim Dargah Street, on Tuesday, 15th August 2017. They cleared the sea shore of non-biodegradable waste, mainly plastics and other solids.. It was indeed a satisfying morning for our students. This will be an ongoing project for our students. Please find the link below for photos of Beach Cleaning Download – BSS University Fair 2017 The BSS University Fair 2017 was held on Saturday, 12th August 2017. Fifteen top educational institutions from across India and four Consulates including Consulate General of Canada, British Council Division, Education New Zealand and U.S. Consulate General Education Outreach showcased higher education opportunities in India and overseas to our students, parents and teachers. The response was overwhelming and parents were very appreciative of the initiative taken by the School. – EVS Field Trip Report On 5th of August 2017 the EVS students of Stds. 9 and 10 set off on their annual field trip. They visited the picturesque Usgaon dam to learn about rainwater harvesting. They trekked through the ‘Mahalunge village’ an ideal village, that was rehabilitated due to the construction of the Koyna dam. The village panchayat shared their experiences from starting with no water, road and electricity, the village has taken a path of self-development and today, it is setting an example to other villages around. The NGO – Vidhayak Sausad spoke about their contribution towards tribal upliftment. The students were apprised of the biogas plant and vermicomposting process and did the Herberium activity with enthusiasm. Truly, the EVS textbook came alive. – Scottish takes U-16 Division II Football Trophy On Saturday, 12th August 2017, our Boys Under-16 Team won the Division 2 Championship beating St. Pius 2-0. And have now regained their rightful place in the Elite Division 1. This is the second title this year for the Boys after winning the DSO Championship. Meherzad Sukheswala and Ayaan Desai were the goal scorers. The Team: Siddharth Manchandani Shaunit Doijode Joshua Jesuratnam Krishay Nangia Pranay Choudhary Nathan Fernandes Aryan Pache Vivan Zarthoshtimanesh Zerius Davar Druv Vazirani Uttkarsh Mishra Neel Gude Prithvi Raj Bhattacharya Manraaj Malhotra Dhruv Singh Please find the link below for photos of CHAMPIONS Download – Computer Science Cell Meeting On Thursday, 10th August 2017 our School hosted the ISC Cell Meeting in Computer Science for the year 2017-2018. It was attended by teachers from various schools of Mumbai and Gujarat. The resource person for the same was Ms. Mayuri Bhatia from Smt. Sulochanadevi Singhania School, Thane. A detailed discussion of the syllabus and the pupil performance analysis for the ISC 2017 was conducted. It was a valuable experience for all the teachers. – Lecture on Biomechatronics: From Roaches to Robos On Thursday, 10th August 2017, our Principal Mrs. M. Paul and Ms. S. Mukherjee from the Science Department attended a seminar at ISDI India Bulls, Parel. Dr. Ravi Vaidyanathan, Senior Lecturer in Biomechatronics in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College, London conducted the seminar which focused on bio-mechatronics, involving biologically inspired robotic systems as well as bio-sensors for human augmentation and high performance tracking in clinical and defence applications. It was an enriching experience as it also gave an insight into the insect world ! 11.08.2017 – UNESCO trip to Nashik The UNESCO Club members of Stds. 7 to 9 went on an educational trip to Nashik on 5th and 6th August 2017. A visit to Mahindra’s Igatpuri Plant helped the students to learn about their unique state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities and also their eco-friendly practices to ensure sustainability through waste-water management and biogas generation. The students were also awe-struck at the Gargoti Mineral Museum which has an exclusive collection of Zeolite minerals. The trek to Pandavleni Caves built in the 3rd century BC, allowed them to see close-up Buddhist monasteries, shrines, water tanks, pillars and carvings. They also visited the Kalaram temple, the Ramkund water tank near the river Godavari and the Sita Gufaa in Panchavati. The students returned enriched by this glimpse of the cultural and natural heritage of our state of Maharashtra. – Metro World Child School Programme Students of Stds. 1 to 4 look forward to Mondays and Tuesdays as they are taken to the Gamaliel Hall for a fun-filled action packed programme conducted by Ms. Amanda Rahn and Mr. Akshay Calvin of Metro World Child. Good values like staying connected to God, being obedient, helping others, never losing self-control are highlighted through songs, games and stories. This will be an on-going programme in the current academic year. – Workshop on Aerodynamics On Thursday, 27th July 2017, Mr. Ajit Kumar of Epoch Education Solution conducted an innovative and interactive workshop on Aerodynamics for Std. 11 . He highlighted the factors affecting the flight of an aeroplane: its design, the friction offered by air upthrust and drag. The workshop was educational and enjoyable. – Faculty Training Program on SCRATCH and APP INVENTOR by Google 2017 The above workshop was attended by our Computer Teachers Ms. Neelima Dikshit and Ms. Shweta Pradhan . The software tools developed by MIT introduce coding especially for Middle School. The resource person Ms. Isha Sharma explained the uses of the above mentioned software tools which was followed by a practical session. She also spoke about contemporary coding techniques used to develop games and applications – STEM Academy Training Programme Two of our Middle School Physics and Mathematics Teachers – Ms. Bindu Rajakrishnan and Ms. Neha Khare attended the STEM Academy Training Workshop on 26th July 2017 at Bombay Scottish School, Powai. The workshop highlighted the importance of Project Based Learning in day-to-day teaching. The resource person Mr. Nathan Williams laid emphasis on the three A’s: Authentic, Applicable and Actionable project-based learning to encourage critical thinking, problem-solving and decision-making skills in students. Overall, it was an enriching and enjoyable experience for our teachers. 27.07.2017 – Albert Barrow Memorial All-India Inter-School Creative Writing Competition 2017 Siddharth Sarda participated in Category 1, of this competition, hosted by Hiranandani Foundation School, Thane on Friday, 14th July 2017. Salonee Kumar participated in Category 2, of the same competition, hosted by Pawar Public School, Chandivali on Friday, 14th July 2017. Results are awaited. Frank Anthony Memorial All-India Inter-School Debate Competition 2017 Reagan Rodrigues and Enaksh Srivastava participated in the above competition in Category 1, Stage 1, hosted by Jasudben M.L. School. The topic of the Debate was ‘The Print Media is Losing Out’. Category 2 Stage 1 of the same competition was hosted by Maneckji Cooper Education Trust School on 17th July 2017. Arjun Virani and Lakshya Dugar participated in this Debate. The topic of the Debate was ‘The eBook is Here to Stay’. Lakshya Dugar won the 2nd Runner-Up Award. Inter-House Chess Results Please click below for the details Download Gold Medalists at the 7th International English Olympiad Please click below for the details Download 03.07.2017 – PRIZE DAY NOTICE FOR THE ICSE & ISC 2017 Please click below for details Download 23.06.2017 – Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship We are proud to announce that from among tens of thousands of students who participated from across the country our student Lakshya Dugar the Regional Topper has emerged as the 2nd Runner-Up at the National Level. He will be felicitated at the National ICT Junior Championships Award Ceremony on Sunday, 25th June 2017. That day, the School too will receive an award for Outstanding Contribution to IT Skills – School Category. 12.06.2017 – NOTICE FOR APPROVAL OF ONLINE ADMISSION FORM PART 1 Please click below for details Download 08.06.2017 – Notice For ISCE 2017 to collect certificates Please click below for details Download 07.06.2017 – Students of ISC Std. 11 to report with their parent tomorrow Wednesday 7th June 2017 at 9 a.m. in the Gamaliel Hall at Bombay Scottish School, Mahim. – Notice For ISC 2017 Please click below for details Download 05.06.2017 – Please click below for Std 11th online admission details. Download – A special breakfast meeting and challenge has been organised for students from class 12. Details as given below in the attachment. Breakfast Meeting Business Program 01.06.2017 – Circular regarding Online Admission Booklet and Eligibility Forms for ICSE Download 30.05.2017 – Circular of Revaluation for I.C.S.E. & I.S.C.Examinations 2017. Download 25.04.2017 – Workshop: Our Special Educator,Ms. A. Uppal attended a workshop conducted by Masarrat Khan, CEO, Maharashtra Dyslexia Association on 22nd and 23rd April 2017 on teaching Mathematics the multi-sensory way. – Robin Age Bright Sparks Award 2016-2017: Bombay Scottish School, Mahim has been selected as a winner in the Robin Age Bright Sparks Award 2016-2017. Winners: Group B Abhinav Dangwal – 1st prize Group C Stuti Sharma – 1st prize Tanmay Arvind – 2nd prize Sakshi Umrotkar – 3rd prize Aman Zaveri – 3rd prize Art: Group C Milonee Mhatre – 1st prize Group D Veda Shetye – 3rd prize News Report & Stories: Group 3 Abheek Choudhari – 1st prize – Letter Writing Competition: The following students have received awards for the best entries in the Letter Writing Competition on the theme “India’s Diversity is our Strength”. They received their awards from Mr. S.S. More, P.R.O. Mahim Head Post Office. Winners: Anwesha Satpathy – 1st prize Devansh Desai – 2nd prize Riva Mayekar – 3rd prize – Asset Examination: The following students have scored the highest at the National level bench marking Asset Test of 2016. Krishhey Thacker – Highest in English Malvika Murkumbi – Highest in Mathematics 04.04.2017 – Award Winning Performance: At the 19th National Science Olympiad Examination Aryaa Rojekar secured the 1st position from among 42,800 students from over 1,400 cities in 25 countries. Aryaa will be felicitated by SOF at an Awards Function on Sunday, 4th June 2017 in Delhi where she will be awarded a Gold Medal, Merit Certificate and a cash prize of R25,000. – Scottish U-8 Team are the MSSA Title Winners: Bombay Scottish School, Mahim clinched the U-8 Division 1 title and the coveted Ghanshyamdas Saraf Trophy at the MSSA Inter-School Football tournament after beating Cathedral & John Connon School . They were also awarded the MSSA-MI Mumbai City FC Grassroots Football League 2016-2017 trophy. Well done boys! The team: Reuben Thomas Krishay Shreeram Yashvir Shah Rishon Nayyar Yash Kapadia Anmol Kampani Siddhant Bhansali Ali Balwa Raghav Kanodia – United Schools Organisation of India: Kumar Abhyuday has secured 91% marks, placing him 3rd in the country in the General Knowledge Supplementary Test held on 28th January 2017. – Results of the Science Olympiad Foundation Examination: The following students have been awarded Medals of Excellence for their brilliant performance: – 7th International English Olympiad Josh Varghese Anya Pinto Adhish Kancharla Shreyasi Poddar Arianna Thomas Malvika Murkumbi – 10th International Mathematics Olympiad 2016-2017 Neev T.H.M. Roye Ganju Yash Muthalia Aryan Bawari Aryaa Rojekar – 16th National Cyber Olympiad Aarav Malani – 19th International Science Olympiad Aryaa Rojekar Jai Bellare Aryan Bawari Shikhar Sehgal 10.03.2017 – Kudos to our Transport System On 7th February 2017 under the aegis of the Eicher Group and The School Bus and Company Owners Association, The Bombay Scottish School Transport System was appreciated and awarded a Certificate of Excellence for Child Safety at an Award Ceremony at Ravindranatya Mandir, Prabhadevi Mumbai. This is the outcome of years of hard work put in by our PTA representatives along with our Bus Manager, Mr Sunil Karnad and his team, to streamline the transport system and ensure the smooth working of the entire fleet of buses. – Science Problem Solving Competition On 23rd February 2017, four of our students represented our School at a Science Problem Solving Competition conducted by Saraswati Mandir Education Society. Anirudh Fadia and Yash Fadia were winners in the Junior category. They were awarded a trophy and a cash prize of Rs. 1,000 each. Denver Lobo and Sahil Shah were Second Runners-Up in the Senior category and were awarded a cash prize of Rs. 500 each. – American Summer Programs for International High School Students Vaishnavi Khadatare and Varun Venugopal have been selected to attend the iLED Program from 15th July to 29th July 2017. They will be taught by Notre Dame faculty, with a focus on International Leadership. The programme also includes courses in the Colleges of Engineering, Science, Arts and Letters, the Mendonza College of Business, and the School of Architecture. They will each avail a scholarship of $ 2,000. – Global Social Entepreneurship Summit Four of our students from Std. 9 Ira Gore , Neomi Jerry , Arjun Mehta and Arjun Virani participated in the 4th Global Social Entrepreneurship Summit from 23rd to 25th February 2017 at the American School of Bombay. The focus was on creating an innovative and sustainable social enterprise to solve global challenges, using design process. It was an enlightening experience for our students. 22.02.2017 – Winners of the Intra-Class Math Wizard Competition 2016-2017: Siddhant Sridharan – Std.1 Yash Kapadia – Std. 2 Soumil Rathi – Std. 3 Ishaan Mehra – Std. 4 Aditya Srikanth – Std. 5 Aryaa Rojekar – Std. 6 Arav Dalwani – Std. 7 Ishaan Goel – Std. 8 Amruta Parulekar – Std. 9 Samaksh Judson – Std. 10 Seshasai Narimetla – Std. 11 Rushabh Kapasi – Std. 12 – Winners of the Intra-Class Spell Bee Competition 2016-2017: Rosalyn Philip – Std. 1 Erica Colaco – Sd. 2 Neev T.H.M. – Std. 3 Zidaan Mulchandani – Std. 4 Yash Muthalia – Std. 5 Ahaan Jindal – Std. 6 Tanmay Arvind – Std. 7 Ishaan Goel – Std. 8 Dhrutvan Joshi – Std. 9 Vandana Ramesh – Std. 10 Siddharth Sarda – Std. 11 Malavika Nerurkar – Std. 12 13.02.2017 – We are proud to announce that Nishtha Sridharan has been awarded a Gold Medal by Educational Assessment, Australia, University of New South Wales, for securing the highest grade among all participating students from India, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Maldives, Mauritius, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka and the U.A.E. – Yash Muthalia has been awarded the Asset Talent Scholar Gold Award for his exemplary performance in the Asset Talent Search 2016-2017 which is a talent identification programme that identifies, acknowledges and supports talented students at a young age and provides them with opportunities to enhance their potential. – Rhea Sundaresan was awarded ‘Student of the Year 2016’ by Times N.I.E. in recognition of her outstanding academic performance for the year 2015-2016. – Simone Irani has been awarded a Certificate of Appreciation by the Deputy Commissioner of Police Traffic, Mumbai in recognition of her participation in creating cartoon sketches on ‘Road Safety’ on behalf of Safe Kids. – Abheek Choudhari has been put on the Wall of Fame by the periodical, Robin Age for twelve poems that he has contributed to their content. He has also been selected for their Bright Sparks Award. – Hindustan Times Scholarship Award Abhinav Dangwal has won the prestigious Hindustan Times Scholarship 2017 . He will be awarded a Trophy, a Certificate and an amount of Rs.50,000/- on 22nd February 2017, at the Felicitation Ceremony at Rangsharda Auditorium, Bandra. – iLED AND iSPI Scholarship: The University of Notre Dame is one of America’s leading undergraduate teaching institutions that has been in the forefront in research and scholarship. Each year, the University of Notre Dame invites exceptional High School students from around the world to explore the University’s academic field of study. With this in view Mr. Dhiraj Mehra, Director for India Initiatives, University of Notre Dame made a short presentation to the students of the ISC Section on Friday, 3rd February 2017. Two students will be selected to attend the two week study programme. – Workshop for Teachers Our School Counselor Ms. A. Rajgarhia and Academic Co-ordinator Ms. B. Lobo attended a seminar on ‘Perspectives in School Psychiatry & Counselling held on Friday, 27th January 2017. Eminent Psychologists and Doctors addressed a host of topics related to challenges faced by students and teachers in schools from Jr. KG. to Std. 10. The seminar provided tips on class management skills and knowledge to deal with children with Special Learning Difficulties. – Personality Development and Grooming Workshop On Monday, 16th January 2017 a Personality Development and Grooming Workshop ‘Empower You’ was conducted by Ms. Ana Bredmeyer for the students of Std 12. The six hour workshop covered Personal Hygiene, Confidence-building, Attire, Posture, Body Language, Communicating Skills and Social Etiquette. Ms Bredmeyer’s interesting and informative session was well-received by our students. We are sure that her inputs will hold them in good stead in the future. – Value Education Initiatives Workshop Times NIE in association with Val-Ed Initiatives, organized a special screening of the mega movie ‘Dangal’ at Cubic Mall, Chembur on 12th January 2017. Before the movie could be screened, a presentation on Value Education Initiatives and how Value Education can be integrated on a daily basis across various curriculum and school activities was shown to the audience. Ms. P. Sundararaman attended this workshop. – Reunion – Batch of 1987 On Saturday, 7th January 2017, ex-students from the batch of 1987 along with ten of their Teachers visited School to renew their memories of their time at Scottish. 27.01.2017 – Friday 17th February 2017 : Founders’ Day Celebration Please click here to download the details Download 29.12.2016 – Anti Bullying Workshop A workshop on Anti-bullying was conducted by Ms. M Mishra and Ms. S Poddar for the students of Stds. 5 and 6 in the months of October and November. The objective of the workshop was to sensitize our pre-teens to the different aspects of bullying to help them value empathy and to instill self-belief. It was an interactive session with enthusiastic participation from all the students. A voluntary support group of students called ‘Friends of Friends’ was created so that children could stand by each other in times of need. – Workshop Six of our Primary and Middle School Teachers attended an English Language workshop on 10th December 2016 at Gateway School of Mumbai, Sion. The Workshop was very engaging as it introduced our teachers to a variety of innovative strategies in Reading as well as equipped them with ideas to facilitate group work in classroom teaching. Moreover, the workshop provided the teachers with various strategies for struggling learners. – An Outreach Initiative Thirteen students from our School visited Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children, Parel on Children’s Day, 14th November 2016. They distributed gifts and sweets to the children in the Cancer Ward. They did this with warmth and concern, stopping by and speaking to the children and their parents. The hospital authorities were touched by this gesture and sent a letter of gratitude and appreciation to our Principal. Participants: Mudit Belwal Pankhuri Bansal Jahnavi Sonchhatra Tanvi Bisht Pooja Balasubramanian Advika Mathai Vihaan Menon Ria Kakkar Saanvi Batra Arihant Agarwal Shreeya K. Tanmay Arvind Trisha Dayani 05.12.2016 – We are proud to announce that Bombay Scottish School, Mahim has won the Runner-Up School Award for Std. 6 at the 20th All India Open Mathematics Scholarship Examination 2016. 18.11.2016 – Basketball Team for Scottish Cup – 2016-2017 Please click below Download PDF – Football Team for Scottish Cup – 2016-2017 Please click below Download PDF – A Lesson in Empathy Shivraj Shah on observing the serpentine queue outside the Bank situated in his building, decided to provide the people relief in own little way. With the help of his mother, he arranged to prepare lemonade and serve the fatigued customers in paper cups. He also picked up the used paper cups and put them in the trash cans. Shivraj’s actions are commendable as he set an inspiring example to his peers. – Tata Consultancy Service IT Wiz Quiz We are proud to announce that Bombay Scottish School, Mahim was awarded the Runner Up Trophy at the TCS IT Wiz Quiz held on Sunday, 23rd October 2016 in Mumbai. Our team comprising of Vickram Peter and Neil Kanakia outshone 315 participating school teams to reach the Mumbai regional final, where the top six teams were on their best display of acumen, speed and composure. It was an invigorating experience, combining the game of quizzing with testing the students’ knowledge of the various sectors of Information Technology and the Internet. Our team won iPads and a host of other goodies. This was Bombay Scottish’s first attempt at the TCS IT Quiz Wiz. – A new teaching methodology in the KG section is working well with both Students and Teachers alike. ‘Show and Tell’ with letters is proving to be popular as Parents are enthusiastically sending objects that begin with the letter of the week. Students are encouraged to speak about the Show and Tell object they bring to School. This is to promote public speaking skills, instill confidence and create a communicative bridge between Teachers and Parents. Students are encouraged to relate the day’s activities and pass on instructions / messages to Parents. General Knowledge topics are also taught in a similar way. – DAIS MUN Conference A nine delegate contingent from Stds. 9 to 11 represented our School at the Dhirubhai Ambani International Model United Nations MUN Conference. Best Delegate Award: Param Nagda Enaksh Srivastava Honourable Mention: Devak Bharadwaj Abhyuday Sen Krish Sarawgi 17.11.2016 – International Shiksha 2016 Dear Parents, You are invited to attend International Shiksha 2016 on 21st, 22nd, 23rd November 2016 between 12:00 noon and 4:00 p.m.at a venue close to your home. This event brings together 13 Universities, across 10 countries, to showcase their courses and to answer queries on international education. To register please log on to www.internationalshiksha.studynetworks.org Please click below for details regarding venue and names of Universities. Download PDF 15.11.2016 – Annual Athletic Meet Please click below Download PDF – Annual Athletic Meet – Rehearsal Please click below Download PDF 11.11.2016 – Std. 10 Schedule of ICSE Projects Please click below Download PDF – Std. 12 Preliminary Examination Schedule 2016-2017 Please click below Download PDF – Stds. 5 and 6 Project and Assessment Schedule – Term 2 Please click below Download PDF – KG Section Children’s Day Celebration Please click below Download PDF 10.11.2016 – Stds. 1 and 2 Children’s Day Celebration Please click below Download PDF 9.11.2016 – Scottish Cup 2016 The Scottish Cup 2016 will be held between 12th and 19th November 2016. There will be no Sports Coaching for any of the age groups on 12th and 19th November 2016. All other activities will continue as usual. Please click below for Schedule Download PDF 7.11.2016 – Snack Counter – Please click below Download PDF 4.11.2016 – Reminder : Payment of Rs.50 PTA Fee Download PDF – Reminder : Refund Of Excess PTA Fee Download PDF – Canteen menu for the month of Nov-Dec Download PDF – Orientation Programme – ISC Section Notice for ISC Orientation Programme Download PDF – Scottish Cup : Revised dates : Saturday 12th November and Saturday 19th November 2016 – Parent Teacher Meeting 8th November 2016 Notice for Parent Teacher Meeting Term 2 Download PDF Please click below for seating arrangement for the parent teacher meeting Download PDF Please click below for school layout for Term 2 Download PDF 21.10.2016 – Coco Painting and Planting Drive To create awareness about Dengue, Bombay Scottish School, Mahim in association with Mahindra SSG conducted a Coco Painting and Planting Drive for the students of Stds. 3 to 8, on 20th October 2016. Each child brought a dried tender coconut to School with a base-coat applied on it in a colour of their choice. Each coconut was then decorated/painted in class. The purpose of the Coco Painting and Planting Drive was to highlight the importance of coconuts being recycled and re-used in a bid to check the spread of dengue. – The Scottish family is proud of Saanvi Tripathy , a volunteer for Robinhood Army in Mumbai. The RHA works in countries all over India, taking food from the privileged to feed the less privileged. We hope that many more students will take a leaf out of Saanvi’s book and be inspired to do social service. – Trips during the Diwali Vacation Nature Club members of Stds. 5 and 6 will be leaving for Lavassa on 24th October 2016 on a three day trip. We hope to foster in our students a love for nature through nature-awareness activities. The UNESCO Club members are leaving for a ‘Dakshin Darshan’ from 25th to 29th October 2016. They will be visiting Chennai, Kanchipuram and important UNESCO sites in Mahabalipuram. We are sure our UNESCO Club members will enjoy this fun-filled educational and culture-enriched trip. The Adventure Club members are off on a trip to Europe’s most enticing country – Italy- from Sunday, 23rd October to Monday 31st October 2016. – Art Workshop On Wednesday, 19th October 2016 Dr. Lim Poh Teck of NAFA conducted a workshop for students of Stds. 10 and 12 on Graphic Design 3D, Fashion Design and Media. He also gave students valuable inputs on how to create a portfolio. The students enjoyed the workshop thoroughly. Prizes were awarded to the six best designers. – Journalist in the making An article on Uniform Civil Code written by Abhinav Shankar Raman was published in the Teen section of DNA on Monday, 17th October 2016. Abhinav has been invited by DNA to write a weekly column for their newspaper. Well done, Abhinav! – Workshop for Staff Dr Tushar Guha Chairman and Managing Director of ‘Nrityanjali’ enthralled the teachers with an animated talk on Monday, 10th October 2016. The workshop was highly interactive and entertaining. His advice to the teachers was to love themselves first so that they could shower love on the students in their care. He also showed the teachers various exercises to de-stress, as well as physical exercises to relax their hands and eyes. The games that were organized were refreshing and enjoyable. His humorous anecdotes kept everyone’s spirits high. All-in-all, it was an enriching session for the teachers. 12.10.2016 – Visit to ISME On Thursday, 29th September, the students of Std. 12 were invited to attend a series of workshops arranged by the esteemed ISME and ISDI Institutes. The first workshop, on Entrepreneurship , gave the students insight into the processes involved in introducing a new business venture into the market. Through several activities, the students learnt about the challenges that could pull a business venture down and how ‘Survival of the Fittest’ truly becomes the key to success in a business. In the second workshop which was on Media and Communication Skills, several interesting activities guided the students to understand how various organizations creatively formulate a marketing strategy to connect with their clients. The third workshop was on Design and Innovation where the students had to put their creativity and imagination to the test. In the last workshop the students participated in a business quiz which enhanced their knowledge on Indian Brands. Finally, Ms. Indu Shahani , addressed the students. It was truly a day well spent for all the students. – Workshop on Pedagogical Training With ICT Tools On 8th and 9th October, 2016 the Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai along with Institute of Distance and Open Learning, University of Mumbai conducted a workshop on ‘Pedagogical Training With ICT Tools’. It was held at the Information Processing Center , ICT Mumbai and was attended by our Computer teachers, Ms T Abraham, Ms A Arumugam and Ms N Dikshit. The workshop was informative and trained the participants on how to use the software, ‘Scratch’ as a teaching aid to make learning interesting. 29.09.2016 – Inter-School Science Fair Four of our Std. 10 students participated in the Inter-School Science Fair ‘InQuest’ 2016 organized by The Cathedral and John Connon School on Saturday, 24th September 2016. The theme of the Fest was ‘Water-Driving Force’ Team 1 Pratham Tahiliani Samaksh Judson Team 2 Aditya Joshi Shiv Baratam Team 2 won the 2nd prize for demonstrating a working model of a Steam Engine. – Visual Art For Learning Workshop On 17th September 2016 the British Council organized a very interesting workshop entitled “Using visual art for learning.”, which was attended by our English Teacher, Ms P Pawar. The workshop was intensive and introduced the participants to the concept of using visual arts as a tool for learning. The workshop was a very enriching experience and the participants came away ready to tap into their inherent artistic talent. – Rural Immersion Programme Std. 10 participated in a rural immersion programme on 16th September 2016. They visited two villages – Dehna and Valwande, Thane District. It was a novel and enriching experience for the students as they got a taste of rural life with all its simplicity and hardships. The lush green meadows, the clear fresh air, the muddy slippery footpaths, the simple barren village houses, the ‘bhaakri’ making contest, the authentic village lunch and of course the adventurous Scavenger Hunt made the experience memorable. It made our urban dwellers more sensitive to the hardships of the villagers and also to appreciate the facilities they take for granted in the city. – Dance Ballet On Friday, 16th September 2016 seven Scottishites – students of Sri Rajarajeshwari Bharata Kala Mandir participated in a dance ballet in which more than a hundred dancers performed together, to celebrate the birth centenary of the legendary classical musician, Bharat Ratna Dr. M. S. Subbbulakshmi, at Shanmukhananda Fine Arts and Sangeetha Sabha, Sion. Amruta Sundaram Swara Patel Saundarya Shankaraman Sakshi Sriram Suguna Pradhan Vaishnavi Kulkarni Malishka Vemu 20.09.2016 – At the Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition 2016, Vandana Ramesh received the Bronze award in the U-18 category – Technology, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Summit 2016 Our students attended the TRAI Summit 2016 held on 17th and 18th September 2016 at The American School of Bombay. They were tasked with battling l problems of the present day and provided training to become the pioneers of tomorrow, by mastering skills in the fields of Robotics, The Internet of Things and Wearable Technology. The students left the event empowered with a structured and efficient approach to problem-solving. The participants: Ananya Kapoor Chintan Shukla Komal Wani Vickram Peter – Poems Come Alive On Thursday, 1st September 2016 fifteen students from Std. 6 participated in the event ‘Poems Come Alive’, organized by Green Lawns School, Breach Candy. 27 Schools from Mumbai participated in this annual event. The Choral Recitation team made our School proud with their excellent rendition of the piece ‘A Strange Affliction’. – Wild Wisdom Quiz The students of Dabchick Nature Club participated in the Wild Wisdom Quiz City Level on Saturday, 17th September 2016 at Maharashtra Nature Park, Mahim. Junior Level: Sanchit Jha and Vikram Unnikrishnan have qualified for the City Level Finals. Senior Level: Arnav Choudhary and Vedant Kanodia stood 3rd and have qualified for the City Level Finals – Hindi Diwas Hind Diwas was celebrated on 14th September 2016 at Bombay Scottish School, Mahim. A special Assembly, along with a hymn in Hindi was prepared and presented by the students of Std. 4 and relayed over the P.A. System. The news was also delivered in Hindi. Besides this, a contingent of 127 students from Stds. 3 to 10 celebrated Hindi Diwas by participating in an Inter-School Hindi Cultural Festival ‘Rochak’ organized by Christ Church School, Byculla. Bombay Scottish School, Mahim walked away with the 2nd Runner-Up trophy from among 20 schools. 01.09.2016 – BEST SCHOOL AWARD FOR BOMBAY SCOTTISH SCHOOL, MAHIM We are proud to announce that our School has won the Best School Award by the Sports Journalists’ Association of Mumbai for the year 2016. The award is for excellence at the Inter-School Tournaments conducted by the Mumbai School Sports Association At Scottish, we believe in providing our students the tools, skills and knowledge that are essential to be a successful entrepreneur, leader and social innovator. With this in mind we are pleased to announce the EdgeMakers Programme for students of Stds. 5 to 8, an after-School activity and project – based learning programme scheduled to commence from Thursday, 1st September 2016. – Paalak Workshop At Scottish it is our constant endeavour to inculcate health awareness and good food habits in our students. With this in mind, we organized an interactive program on Friday, 26th August 2016 for parents of KG. to Std. 1, conducted by PAALAK – Parenting with Love and Kindness, led by Dr Y.K. Amdekar, a renowned paediatrician, and his dedicated team from the Indian Academy of Pediatrics, Mumbai. They dispelled many myths regarding health issues in little children. It was very well-received by the parents, who were able to clear their many doubts. – Leadership Series 2016 On Friday, 26th August 2016, Mr P.D. Singh – Managing Director of JP Morgan conducted the fourth session of the Leadership Series for the students of Stds. 11 and 12. The accomplished banker narrated his story in detail, while laying emphasis on the great lessons he learnt from little anecdotes that took place in his life. He talked about the significance of humility, self-confidence, trusting one’s gut and learning at least one new thing every year. However, the lesson that stood out the most was that over the years he never took the mistakes he made as setbacks, but instead considered them essential learning experiences. The inspirational talk ended with an enlightening question – answer session that broke the stereotypes in the students’ minds about the job of bankers. – Filmit Workshop On Wednesday, 10th August 2016 our students from the Spectrum Club attended Filmit organised by INTACH. The project is instrumental in building awareness about our national heritage among students. It also serves as a basic film-making programme. – Macmillan Examination 2016 The Macmillan Examination was conducted on Thursday 26th and Saturday 27th 2016 in English, Mathematics, Science and Digital Technologies across classes 3 to 12. – Please click below for the details of ISC PLACEMENT BATCH 16 Download PDF 22.08.2016 – Scottish Child Development Programme On 19th August 2016, a Child Development Programme was conducted for the teachers from Jr. KG. to Std. 2 and the Remedial Department. Ms. Snehalata Desai a Special Educator, Ms. S. Nagarkar a Child Psychologist and Dr. Bondre a Developmental Statistician discussed topics such as development lags in students. Emotional and behavioural development in a child and the need for Remediation for students with Learning Disability. It was well received by the Teachers. – No Honking Drive On Thursday 18th August 2016, Bombay Scottish School, Mahim participated in the anti-noise campaign undertaken by Times Of India in association with Awaaz Foundation. Sumaira Abdulali, Founder of Awaaz Foundation made a presentation to all students from Stds. 4-12, highlighting hazards that loud decibels may cause to the human body and environment. This presentation was well received by Students and Staff, as our School is situated a few metres away from Hinduja Hospital making it a part of a silent zone. – Independence Day 2016: The 70th Independence Day celebration at our School began with the solemn flag hoisting ceremony. Our Principal unfurled the National Flag and the School Band provided a resounding accompaniment to the rendition of the National Anthem by Staff and Students. Stds. 5 and 6 put up an inspirational programme which began with the recitation of Rabindranath Tagore’s beautiful poem, ‘Where the Mind is without Fear’. This was followed by a short tableau depicting the main events of our freedom struggle. A street play in Hindi, firmly conveyed the message that we are a part of the solution as we are of problems such as poverty, corruption and lack of education. The Citizenship Club of Bombay Scottish School, Mahim concluded the programme with a power point presentation that reminded us of the great men and women, both famous and forgotten, who gave their lives for the freedom that we so enjoy , today. We continue to hope and believe that in this strife torn world, each of us learns to tend our own patch of ground, and put the ideals of our country into practice. – To celebrate Librarian’s Day on 12th August 2016, a seminar on Excellence in School Education was held at Shishuvan School. Our librarian Ms Pushpa Sundararaman attended this seminar which enhanced the importance of reading among students and how School libraries can be used effectively to achieve the same. – English Workshop: Ms. R. Alva and Ms. B. DeSylva attended a workshop on How to Teach Children Unseen Prose & Poetry Comprehension on Saturday, 6th August 2016. This workshop was conducted by Ms. Usha Pandit of Mindsprings 04.08.2016 – Young Talent Search in Computer Programming 2016 On Sunday, 31st July 2016 the following students represented our School at the Young Talent Search in Computer Programming 2016 competition – Regional level, conducted by the Computer Society of India at Andheri. Results are awaited. Vickram Peter Ishaan Sood Urit Gupta – HFS MUN Conference A contingent of 12 students from our School took part in the Hiranandani Foundation Model United Nations Conference which was held between 29th and 31st July 2016. Esha Sridhar and Rushabh Kapasi won the award for Best Delegation in the Security Council. Devak Bharadwaj received a ‘Verbal Mention’. – The UEL Reading Project: Today’s Reader – Tomorrow’s Leader Teachers from CASS School of Education and Communities, University of East London were at our School from Monday, 25th to Friday 29th July 2016. The one week UEL Reading programme involved exchange of teaching strategies between the visitors and our Primary Teachers from Stds. 2 and 3. This was followed by a Reading Workshop at Christ Church School conducted by Mr Wayne Tennent. Our Teachers Ms. L. Jacob and Ms. V. Bhuta participated in this workshop with enthusiasm and came away enriched. 27.07.2016 – Indian School of Management and Entrepreneurship- ISME At Scottish, we aim to develop independent learners and critical thinkers among our students. Keeping this in mind, on Saturday, 23rd July 2016 nine of our Staff Members attended a workshop conducted by Prof. Paul Reagan, an authority on The Theory of Knowledge. The workshop was conducted under the aegis of ISME The workshop gave our Teachers an insight on meaning of critical thinking, what critical thinkers do, ethics, and ethical reasoning. The interactive workshop also focused on the value of reflection, self awareness, open mindedness and the need to think logically and clearly while interacting with students. Overall, it was an enriching experience for our teachers. – The 2016 India Schools Marketing Challenge On 22nd July 2016, Dr. Rob Angell and a delegation from Cardiff University visited Bombay Scottish School, Mahim to host the 2016 India Schools Marketing Challenge. Groups of Std. 11 students took part in a social marketing activity to design a poster advertisement for improving road safety in Mumbai. This was Dr Angell’s second visit to the School, and in his words, “once again, I was incredibly impressed with the Students, Staff and Facilities”. Six teams competed for the main prize – a Cardiff University Trophy, to be presented to the group producing a piece of work so good that it could have been mistaken for a professional advertisement. Our students’ creativity, team – working abilities and presentation skills stood out ‘in spades’. – Empowering our Science Teachers: On Saturday, 16th July 2016 , five Senior Teachers from the Physics Department attended ‘Making in the Classroom Workshop’ conducted by Kristopher Linus Velez at The American School of Bombay, Kohinoor City. The workshop gave the Teachers a deeper understanding into activities, projects and mindsets needed for bringing ‘Making and Tinkering’ into the classroom. For our Science Teachers, it was a Saturday well spent as they found the workshop useful and informative. 15.07.2016 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship: From among 80,000 participants in India, our student Urit Gupta emerged as one of the top 150 scorers in the country. Out of the 18 participants from our School, 7 students are now Microsoft Office Specialist Certified Professionals. The School Level winners are: Urit Gupta Lakshya Dugar Komal Wani 14.07.2016 – Refresher Course for Scouters and Guiders Two of our Middle School Teachers Ms M Hill and Ms S Khan attended a Training Course for Guide Captains and Flock Leaders on 3rd July, 2016 at the Scout/Guide Pavilion, Shivaji Park. It was an enriching experience for our Teachers. – Bombay Scottish School, Mahim excelled at ‘Immaculata 2016′, an Inter-School event in which 24 schools participated. – Our students of Std. 4 won 2nd place in a gripping football tournament: Adam Araujo Snehal Neredumalli Aadiv Das Arnav Srivastava Deeptansh Khandelwal Jared Collins Arjun Kanodia – Our students of Std. 10 won the 1st place in the IPL Cricket Quiz: Aaron Dias Gaurav Advani Aryan Khanna – Avirat Purohit of Std. 9C stood 3rd for displaying excellent skills at basketball. – Our girls’ team won the 3rd place in an exciting jugalbandi of ‘Lagori’ and Handball: Geeti Malhotra Upasana Sarkar 9E] Mallika Mathew Pankhuri Bansal Deniese Pereira Simran Wagle Tara Kyal Avani Sukhtankar Livia Thomas – Aasneh Prasad and Saish Manjunath stood 2nd in a multiple task-based race called ‘Lord of the Rings’ – In the Fine Arts Section, our budding artists: Saanvi Batra Sivaranjani Viswanathan Rochelle Fernandes Vidhi Bamboli secured the 2nd position for their creative artwork contrasting an ancient Eqypt with a futuristic Egypt. – In the Performing Arts section, our students of Std. 4 once again did us proud for their depiction of three different cultures through dress and speech! Roye Ganju Dhruv Chopra Anusha Sharma Congratulations to all the participants for their effort and enthusiasm! 28.06.2016 – LEADERSHIP SERIES – 2016 – On Friday, 24th June 2016, Bombay Scottish School , Mahim, warmly welcomed an old student, Rishabh Mariwala, Entrepreneur and Director Marico Innovation Foundation to address the students of Stds. 11 & 12. In an engaging discussion with the students, he stressed the need to be fearless, take risks and follow one’s heart, as he described his journey from a shy school boy to managing his own company. His mantra for success was simple – failure is not the end, learn from failure and be resilient. 21.06.2016 – Selections for The Inter-House Badminton Tournament was conducted on Tuesday,21st June 2016 at the MIG Cricket Club, Bandra . 26.05.2016 – Notice for Online Admission For the ICSE BAtch 2016 Download PDF 20.05.2016 – Notice for the students to collect I.C.S.E EXAMINATION certificates Download PDF 20.05.2016 – ICSE Recheck of Result 2016 The last date for applying for recheck is Friday 3rd June 2016. 16.05.2016 – Notice for the students to collect ISC result. Download PDF 12.05.2016 – ISC Recheck of Result 2016 The last date for applying for recheck is Monday 23rd May 2016. 11.05.2016 – ICSE MARCH 2016 ONLINE ADMISSION Download PDF 09.05.2016 – Dear Parents, The Eligibility Form for Std 10 students to gain admission to Junior Colleges is available in the School Office . Kindly pay Rs.100 /- for the same. Warm regards, Mrs M Paul Principal – Recheck Request for the I.C.S.E. & I.S.C. Examinations 2016. For more details, please download the pdf below. Download PDF 04.05.2016 – ICSE & ISC 2016 Examination results will be declared on Friday, 6th May, 2016 at 3.00 p.m. For more details, please download the pdf below. Download PDF 02.05.2016 – Bombay Scottish School, Mahim was awarded a Certificate of Appreciation for their participation and outstanding contribution in making a Guinness World Record for the Plastic-bottles collection and Re-cycling Awareness Programme conducted by Bisleri International Pvt. Ltd. Mumbai in October 2015 as part of ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’. – U.K.Study Programme : The team of 16 students accompanied by Ms Thomas returned from the UK on 27th April after a fortnight’s stay at St John’s International School, Sidmouth, Devon. The staff at St John’s were, in their words, incredibly impressed with this young group of Scottishites for their enthusiasm and contribution to all lessons, workshops, educational trips and games, in the time spent at the school. They put together a fabulous presentation of their School in Mumbai , culminating in the School Song. Besides participating in a Marine Biology workshop, along with a trip to Plymouth Aquarium, a Forensic Workshop, a Formula 1 Engineering Workshop, they also learnt how to prepare a proper Devon Cream Tea. The students have returned home enriched by this amazing experience. 07.04.2016 – ISC Workshop: Dr Kirk Plangger from King’s College, London will visit our School on Monday, 25th April 2016 to enlighten our ISC section on Digital Marketing. – Vacation Bible School Vacation Bible School is scheduled to take place from Monday, 18th to Friday, 22nd April 2016 for students from Stds. 1-8. 22.03.2016 – 16 students of Bombay Scottish School, Mahim from Stds. 10 and 12 will be attending a study programme at St. John’s International School, Broadway, Sidmouth, Devon, UK from 10th April 2016 to 26th April 2016. Mrs. Thomas will be accompanying the students. 02.03.2016 – The ISC Examination 2016 commenced on Monday, 8th February 2016 and will conclude on Wednesday, 6th April 2016. – The ICSE Examination 2016 commenced on Monday, 29th February 2016 and will conclude on Wednesday, 30th March 2016. – The following students were awarded gold medals for being among the top 25 rank holders in the Maharashtra and Goa zone at the 18th SOF National Science Olympiad on 20th October 2015: 1] Roye Ganju State Rank 17th 2] Jai Bellare State Rank 4th 3] Nishtha Sridharan State Rank 23rd 4] Aryaa Rojekar State Rank 7th 5] Pramiti Sriram State Rank 14th 6] Sahil Rane State Rank 16th 7] Prathinav Gupta State Rank 10th – Two of our students were awarded gold medals by Educational Assessment Australia, University of New South Wales, Australia for securing the highest grade among all participating students from India, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Maldives, Mauritius, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka and UAE in their respective categories: Advik Viswanathan and Adhish Kancharla – Deniese Pereira qualified for the Girls U-14 Maharashtra team and represented the State in the Girls Sub-Junior National Football Championship held at Cuttack, Odisha. – Arjun Pawar and Sahil Rane stood 1st at the Smt. Mukta Kotnis Memorial Inter-School Scientific Problem Solving Competition held at Saraswati Mandir Education Society, Mahim. – Pratham Tahiliani and Aditya Joshi represented the . – Bombay Scottish School, Mahim was awarded the Runner-up Trophy for the above event. 16.02.2016 – Our U-8 ‘A’ team were the Runners-Up at the MSSA Mumbai City FC Football League on 11th February 2016: Shauryajit Singh -2A Reyansh Vora 2A Tanay Mahale 2A Aarya Bafna 2B Ishaan Singh 2B Parth Mittal 2C Rehaan Bhat 2D Devarsh Bhandari 2F Arnav Kashikar 2F – Rhea Sundaresan , Tarushi Bhattacharya and Khushi Khandelwal were awarded the prize for ‘The Best Documentary Film’ for their film entitled ‘Kaali Peelis’. – Vandana Ramesh Purujit Potnis Abhyuday Sen were awarded prize for ‘Best Original Story’ for their film ‘Redeeming Thanjavur’. – Rushabh Kapasi Calvin Alvares Aaryaman Sen were Runners-Up at Quizzitch a Mathematics Quiz conducted by Infinity 2016 on 19th January 2016. – The following students have won the prestigious Hindustan Times Scholarship of Rs. 50,000/- for the year 2015-2016 for their prize winning essays: Ishita Somwanshi Naina Singh Rochelle Fernandes Sahana Sinha – Bombay Scottish U-10 ‘A’ Team, clinched the MSSA U-10 Division 1 Title on Friday, 29th January 2016, after defeating: D.Y. Patil. , Cathedral & John Connan,Greenlawns School, Vibgyor ,Campion School and St. Stanislaus in the Finals. The team members: Kahaan Menda Snehal Neredumalli Khush Gathani Deeptansh Khandelwal Aadiv Das Dhwanit Gogri Nigel Binu Yodha Bhandari Diyan Savla Adam Araujo Arhaan Bhat Ivaan Shringi Arnav Srivastava Aaron Deniz Atish Bhalerao Aadhitiya Nagarkar Keith Lobo Sachchit Jha – The following students received medals of Excellence at the 15th National Cyber Olympiad : Aryaa Rojekar State Rank 14th Dhrutvan Joshi State Rank 12th Pratham Tahiliani State Rank 19th – The following students received the Gold Medal for securing the 1st rank in School in the above Olympiad: Aarav Malani Shikhar Sehgal Ishita Somwanshi Kumar Abhyuday Sahil Rane Sahil Shah Urit Gupta 18.01.2016 – Hindustan Times NCPA Stage Right: Of 60 Schools that sent in their entries, Bombay Scottish School, Mahim was among the eight Schools that made it to the finals of the ‘Hindustan Times NCPA Stage Right’ Dramatics Competition held on 14th January 2016 at the Experimental Theatre at NCPA. – Ayan Agarwal – won the award for the Best Male Actor. – The participants were: 1. Esha Sridhar 2. Neha Mathur 11C] 3. Aayushi Patkar 4. Malavika Nerurkar 5. Abhyuday Sen 6. Anshul Patkar 7. Shreela Agarwal 8. Rhea Sundaresan 9. Pratham Tahiliani 10. Aditya Joshi 11. Shraddha Mehta 12. Anoushkaa James – Swachh Bharat Pledge: On the 13th of January 2016, students of Bombay Scottish School, Mahim, took a pledge to follow the principles of ‘Swachh Bharat Abhyan’ , to bring about a much needed awareness among the students to keep their surroundings clean. – Our boys U-12 ‘A’ team won the Runner-Up trophy at the MSSA Inter-School Football tournament held on 16th December 2015 at Azad Maidan. – The following students scored 100% marks in the National Math Olympiad 2nd level contest held on 7th August 2015: 1. Vikram Unnikrishnan 2. Jai Bellare 3. Riva Jogani 4. Shikhar Sehgal 5. Karunyaa Sribashyam 6. Malishka Vemu 09.12.2015 – Ministerial Visit: Mr. Jo Johnson MP, Minister of State for Universities and Science, UK will be visiting our School along with 5-10 Vice Chancellors from UK Universities on Friday,11th December 2015. They will be addressing students of Stds. 10, 11 and 12 on undergraduate study in the UK and various scholarships being offered for higher education. – ON THE SPOT “D CHALLENGE” ISDI Parsons Mumbai will be conducting a workshop for our ISC students on Friday, 11th December 2015. This ‘D CHALLENGE’ will give our ISC students the opportunity to explore their ‘design’ potential and possibly consider creative careers in design. – The Economics students of Std 11 along with their Teachers,Mrs. S. Sen, Mrs. B. Kuruvilla and Mrs. A. Telang have the privilege of an hour’s interaction with Lord Meghnad Desai , Professor Emeritus London School of Economics at St. Regis , Lower Parel on Wednesday, 9th December 2015. – Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship 2016: This is a global competition which tests students’ proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Powerpoint. The regional round of this competition will be held on Sunday, 27th December 2015. 42 students from Stds. 7-10 have registered for the same. – Sociology Workshop: 4 of our ISC students participated in a Sociology Workshop ‘Towards an Equal World’ at the Cathedral & John Connon School on Saturday, 28th November 2015. Siyona Samuel and Esha Sridhar won Best Speaker Awards in their respective Committees. – Constitution Day: On Thursday, 26th November 2015, students from Stds. 1-12 celebrated Constitution Day to honour our democracy. A special Assembly was conducted by the students of Stds. 8 & 9. The Principal addressed the students briefly about the significance of the Day, besides leading the School in taking the Pledge. – Our students participated in the Dhirubhai Ambani International School Model United Nations Conference 2015 from 13th to 16th September 2015. Aaryaman Sen was awarded ‘Outstanding Delegate’ Vandana Ramesh Dhruv Joshi Aryan Singh Vickram Peter Rushabh Kapasi won ‘Honourable Mention’ – Workshop in English and Mathematics: Two of our teachers Ms. M. Karkera and Mr. K. Kaka attended a workshop conducted in English and Mathematics respectively, was by Podar Education Network, on 28th November 2015. 30.11.2015 – Nanhi Chhaan National Essay Contest: Based on their essays at the Nanhi Chhaan National Essay Contest, two of our students Sanjana Gupta and Kashish Bhimjiani – have qualified for a one week Personality Development Programme at NIIT University, Neemrama, Rajasthan from 14th to 18th December 2015. – The Interhouse Dance Competition ‘Nritya’ for Juniors and Seniors is scheduled to be held on Monday, 30th November 2015. Theme for Juniors: Dance Drama based on Emotions Theme for Seniors: Dance Drama Based on Elements of Nature. – The Sociology students of the ISC section will be attending a workshop “Towards an Equal World” to be held on Saturday, 28th November 2015 at the Cathedral & John Connon School. – Mathematics Workshop: Three of our Middle School teachers Ms. M. Hill, Ms. A. Bhushan, Ms. B. Rajakrishnan attended a Mathematics Workshop at Cathedral & John Connon School on Saturday, 21st November 2015. The workshop was an enriching experience for our teachers. – Hindi Workshop: Four of our teachers Ms. A. Pandey, Ms. M. Naik, Ms. N. Tated and Ms. B. Vaz attended a Hindi Workshop conducted by Madhuban Publications at D.G. Khaitan School, Malad on Saturday, 31st October 2015. The workshop emphasized activity based teaching to simplify the learning of the Hindi Language. – Seminar on Substance Abuse and Prevention in Schools: Three of our teachers Ms. R. Dasgupta, Ms. D. D’Cunha and Ms. A. Bhasker attended a seminar on Substance Abuse and Prevention in Schools at Don Bosco Research Centre on Friday, 30th October 2015. The seminar enabled teachers to be sensitive to the growing needs of teenagers, to help them cope with the challenges they face and make a smooth transition at this vulnerable stage of their lives. 28.10.2015 – Brainstorm: The first ever Youth Innovation Forum entitled ‘Brainstorm 2015’ will be conducted in our School on 31st October 2015. This is an intitiative by our ISC students to provide a platform for some of the finest teenage minds in the city to showcase their incredible achievement, thought and perspective. This year 6 gifted teenagers will each give a 10 minute talk on topics that range from Entrepreneurship and Technology to Linguistics and Music. The programme will also feature performances showcasing extraordinary talent in the Fine Arts. – Bombay Scottish School, Mahim has won the Runner-Up School Award at the 19th All India Open Mathematics Scholarship Examination 2015 for Std. 5 conducted by the Institute for Promotion of Mathematics, Pune – The following students have made it to the merit list: Jashaan Bokdawala 6C Anay Mulay 6A Arnab Choudhury 6F Aditya Choudhury 6F Arav Dalwani 6F Manas Desai 6E Anirudh Fadia 6E Natisha Shah 6C – Senior Sports Day: The Senior Sports Day will be held on Tuesday, 3rd November 2015 at the PDP Grounds from 10.00 a.m. to 01.00 p.m. – The ISC students will go on their 2 day SUPW Project Tour from 5th November to 6th November 2015. – On Friday, 6th November 2015, the students of Std. 9 will spend the day in a rural setting doing community service. – Adventure Club Trip: Members of the Adventure Club will visit Benelux countries from Sunday, 8th November to Monday, 16th November 2015. – UNESCO Trip: Members of the UNESCO Club are going on an Educational cum Cultural Trip to Delhi and Agra from Saturday, 7th November to Tuesday, 10th November 2015. 12.10.2015 – Sanjana Gupta – has qualified for the finals of the 2nd Nanhi Chhaan National School Essay Contest 2015. – Adheesh Sharma’s film ‘Cuting Chai’ has been selected by the Children’s Film Society of India to be screened at the International Children’s Film Festival in Hyderabad, in November. Adheesh is a student of Std. 10C 30.09.2015 – 18th September 2015: – Riya Sharma – represented Maharashtra, M.P. and Goa region at the National Declamation Competition conducted by ASISC and was was adjudged the 1st Runner-Up. This competition was held at Bishop Westcott Girls’ School, Ranchi. – Rhea Sundaresan’s short story ‘Bound To Be Free’ won the 2nd prize at the All India Short Story Contest 2015 organised by the KiiT International School under the management of Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology. The standard of writing at this competition was so good, that Mr. Ruskin Bond who was one of the Judges found it difficult to narrow down the winners. Rhea is a student of Std. 9E. 15.09.2015 – Adheesh Sharma participated in the Film It India Project organized by the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage. His film ‘Cutting Chai: The Pride of Mumbai’ was adjudged the Best Film. The Times of India, Delhi Edition covered an article on Young Filmmakers which featured a write-up on the same on 10th September 2015. – Our Girls U-14 Basketball Team stood 2nd and our Girls U-17 Team stood 1st at the DSO Organised Tournament held on 4th September 2015. – Akshat Nagori and Aaryaman Sen comprised the Runner-up Team at the Inter ICSE Schools Debate Competition, Regional Level, held at Sadhu Vaswani International School on 2nd September 2015. – Tanay Parulekar and Kanan Jhunjhunwala stood 2nd at the Mathematical and Statistics Inter-Collegiate Fest conducted by HR College on 21st and 22nd August 2015. 175 teams had participated in this event. 04.09.2015 – At the Cathedral Model United Nations Conference held from 21st to 23rd August 2015 Aaryaman Sen was awarded ‘Outstanding Delegate’. – Bombay Scottish School, Mahim secured the 3rd position in the Inter-School Choral Recitation Competition organized by the Bandra Gymkhana. The team comprised 23 participants from Stds. 7 to 10. 31.08.2015 – Notice to Parents: Kindly refrain from contacting coaches, trainers or assistants of your ward, throughout the duration of coaching/training sessions after School hours and/or on Saturdays. 28.08.2015 – The following students attended the Game Jam Titans Competition 2015 Workshop at Mount Litera School, Bandra Kurla Complex on 27th August 2015. Aryan Chaubal 9A Manushreshth Rao 9A Shubh Baraskar 9F Urit Gupta 9C Saimanas B. 8E Anshul Ghaste 8A Apurva Borhade 8D Arav Awasthi 6D – Our School participated in the Bournvita Quiz Contest 2015 held on 26th August 2015. – The Inter-House Carrom Tournament were held on 14th August 2015. Results: Red House 1st place Blue House 2nd place Yellow House 3rd place Green House 4th place – The Inter-House Shooting Competition were held on 8th August 2015. Results : Yellow House 1st place Green House 2nd place Red House 3rd place Blue House 4th place 21.08.2015 – Bombay Scottish School, Mahim will be participating in the Maharashtra Anglo-Indian CISCE Inter-School Basketball and Football.The tournament will be hosted by Bishop’s School, Pune from 23rd to 28th August 2015. Art & Crafts Workshop: – Our Art Teachers Ms. D. Vartak and Ms. S. Dewani attended an Art & Craft Workshop at Pawar Public School, Chandivali, on 21st August 2015.The objective of this workshop was to promote creativity and enhance creative skills using the latest art materials available. – The Frank Anthony Memorial All-India Inter-School Debate Competition 2015 Category 2, Stage 2 organised by the CISCE was held on 18th August 2015 at Gokuldham High School, Goregaon. – Diya Jain & Manav Goyal participated in this event. The topic of the Debate: ‘Man is a social being in its truest sense as he has never been before’. Category 1, Stage 2 of the above competition organised by the CISCE was held on 18th August 2015 at Pawar Public School, Bhandup. – Siyona Samuel & Rushabh Kapasi from the ISC Section represented our School. The topic of the Debate: ‘The Purpose of Society Has Lost its Significance.’ Siyona Samuel speaking in opposition to the motion was awarded the prize for the 2nd Best Speaker. 17.08.2015 – Mehek Mehta has been awarded a Silver medal at the Homi Bhabha Balvaidnyanik Competition. – Two of our Teachers Ms. F. Golwala and Ms. N. Zariwala attended a residential workshop ‘Enriching Education’ organized by the British Council from 11th to 14th August 2015, at Keshav Shrishti, Bhayendar. The workshop covered the module of connecting classrooms through incorporation of 21st century skills and information technology. – Mathematics Workshop : Our Middle School Mathematics Teachers Ms. M. Hill and Ms. S. Pandey attended a Mathematics Workshop at Gundecha Academy, Kandivali on 8th August 2015. The workshop emphasized alternative initiatives into making Mathematics interesting. – Std. 9 UNESCO members attended the Filmit India Workshop organized by INTACH at Bhaudaji Lad Museum on 6th August 2015. Students were taught the nuances of film-making. They will now make a few short films as part of this Project. 07.08.2015 – Results of the Inter-House Power Point Presentation on 6th August 2015: Red House 1st place Green House 2nd place Blue House & Yellow House 3rd place – Students from Stds. 9 to 12 will be participating in ‘ Cascade ‘ the Annual Inter-School Cultural Festival held by Jamnabai Narsee Alumni Association on 8th and 9th August 2015. – The Inter-House Table Tennis Tournament was conducted on 24th July 2015. Overall Results: Blue House 1st place Red House 2nd place Green House 3rd place Yellow House 4th place 29.07.2015 – In Category 1 held at Jasudben M.L. School, Rushabh Kapasi and Siyona Samuel secured the Runner-Up position. Siyona was awarded the 2nd Best Speaker Award. They have qualified for the next round to be held on 18th August 2015. – At the Frank Anthony Memorial All India Inter School Debate held on 15th July 2015 at Hiranandani Foundation School, Powai, Diya Jain and Manav Goyal secured the Runner-Up position in Category 2 Stage 1. They have qualified for the next round. – Gayatri Pawaskar – has won the following awards in Shooting: 1] Silver medal in the team event at the 3rd Mayor Club Rifle Shooting Competition. 2] 2nd in the Champion of Champions where she was awarded a trophy and a cash prize of Rs. 3,000/- 3] 4 gold medals and 2 bronze medals and a cash prize of Rs. 18,000/- at the 60th School National Games. 4] Gold in the U-18 category and silver in the U-21 category and a cash prize of Rs. 10,000/- at the All India Digvijay Singh Memorial Rifle Shooting Competition. . . – Our girls U-17 Football team were the Runners-Up at the D.S.O. Subroto Mukherjee Football Tournament 2015-2016. – Our boys U-17 Football team stood 3rd at the D.S.O. Subroto Mukherjee Football Tournament 2015-2016. – Aryaman Sen – was a member of the nine person Robotics team, Team R Factor that won the Inspire Award and overall championship held in Sydney, Australia. At the International level, they finished top 3 in the categories of Engineering and Design, Innovation, Community Outreach and promotion of Robotics and achieved perfect scores in an unprecedented 29 out of 30 judging categories, at a competition that featured 35 teams from 17 countries in the world. – The following students excelled at the Ganit Pradnya Spardha Pariksha conducted by the Maharashtra Ganit Adhyapak Mahamandal for the year 2014-2015: 1] Manas Desai Silver medal 2] Anay Mulay Silver medal 3] Abhyuday Kumar Silver medal 4] Riva Mayekar Silver medal 5] Aryan Chaubal Silver medal 6] Amit Palekar Silver medal – Bombay Scottish School, Mahim was the winner of the Owen Ferreira Trophy for Overall Championship in Football, 2014-2015. 08.07.2015 – Notice for Stds. 10 and 12 Students of Stds. 10 and 12 will follow the Prize Day Practice Schedule given below: Date : Thursday 9th July 2015 Reporting Time : 1.45 p.m. Venue : Bombay Scottish, Mahim Date : Friday 10th July 2015 Reporting Time : 11 a.m. Venue : Nehru Centre Auditorium, Worli Note: Students will report for practice on time and in full School Uniform. 03.07.2015 – Mr. Mark David We grieve the passing away of our beloved Principal and illustrious educationist, Mr. Mark David. Our condolences go out to his wife Mrs. Vimla David and their families. – Our Co-ordinators Ms. S. Mehta, Ms. C. D’Sousa and Ms. B. Vasta attended a workshop on Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse, on Friday, 26th June 2015 at Kohinoor Hotel, Andheri . – Aaryaman Sen – was adjudged School Topper in the EUCLIDS Exam conducted by the University of Waterloo on 22.04.2015. 26.06.2015 – ‘Captain Cool’ On Thursday, 18th June 2015, the School Captain and Vice-Captains accompanied by Mrs Francis attended a leadership conclave held in Christ Church School, Byculla. Siyona Samuel and Aryan Singh were on a panel with Captains from two other prominent city schools. Throughout the duration of the conclave the student leaders discussed issues such as corruption and gender bias and spoke about 21st century learning. Aryan Singh and Siyona Samuel were presented with I-pads for their contribution towards the Debate. The students enjoyed themselves and came back inspired to discharge their duties as leaders. 19.06.2015 – Jr. KG – 2015-2016 Jr. KG Orientation rescheduled for Monday 22nd June 2015 at 9.30 a.m. All other details remain the same. Sd/- Principal 12.06.2015 – Timetable for 11th standard Online Admission 2015-16 Please click below for information Download PDF 08.06.2015 The ICSE results May 2015. – 242 students appeared and have passed. – Udyaaksh Khera is the topper with 97.67%. Some of the highlights of the ICSE 2015 results are as under : – 127 students scored 90% and above – 81 students scored between 80% and 90% – 25 students scored between 70% and 80% – 8 students scored between 60% and 70% – 1 student scored between 50% and 60% The ISC results May 2015. – 50 students appeared and have passed. – Trina Mondal is the topper with 96.4%. – Sanat Batra is the topper with 94.8%. – Abigail Barretto is the topper with 94.4%. Some of the highlights of the ISC 2015 results are as under : – 13 students scored 90% and above – 21 students scored between 80% and 90% – 11 students scored between 70% and 80% – 3 students scored between 60% and 70% – 2 student scored between 50% and 60% Congratulations on your achievement. We are proud of you! 05.06.2015 – ONLINE ADMISSION FOR ICSE 2015 Option Form 1 for online admission needs to be verified by the School. Hence, kindly make a note of the following points: • Candidates must come to school in full School Uniform. • An attested copy of the Statement of Marks, alongwith Option Form 1, has to be brought and submitted to the School. • Those candidates who wish to apply on the basis of the following categories : Sports, Special Difficulty or Art & Culture, have to submit an attested copy of the Statement of Marks and respective certificates, along with Option Form 1. • The verification of Option Form 1 begins in the School Office from today, Friday, 5th June 2015. • Timings: 9.30 a.m. – 3.00 p.m. Lunch Break : 1.30 p.m. to 2.00 p.m. 01.06.2015 – I.C.S.E. EXAMINATION 1. The following certificates will be issued at School from 2nd June to 8th June 2015 : i) Statement of Marks ii) Pass Certificate iii) Migration Certificate iv) Transfer Certificate 2. Students must come to School in their full School uniform to collect their certificates. 3. The Principal will attest 3 copies of each certificate. 4. Timings for issuing certificates: 09:30 am to 12:30 pm only. 28.05.2015 – For students of ISC 2015, the last date to submit the application for revaluation is Thursday 4th June 2015. – ICSE MARCH 2015 ONLINE JR. COLLEGE ADMISSION Please click below for information Download PDF – I.S.C. EXAMINATION 1. Students must wear their full School uniform to collect their certificates. 2. The Principal will attest 3 copies of each certificate. 3. Timings for issuing certificates : Monday to Friday 09:30 am to 12:30 pm only – Eligibility Forms are available at the following address: Sector 6/7, S.S.C. BOARD, Plot No. 27/28 OPP. ST. LAWRENCE SCHOOL Sector No. 16A, Vashi Contact no: 2766 2504 25.05.2015 – I.C.S.E. & I.S.C. – MARCH 2015 EXAMINATIONS Sub : Revaluation of Subjects for the I.C.S.E. & I.S.C. March 2015 Examinations – Candidates who are interested in giving their papers for revaluation, are requested to submit a written application at the School Office, alongwith a Demand Draft for R 814/- per subject, in the name of ‘Bombay Scottish Orphanage Society’ payable at Mumbai. Please mention your ward’s name, standard, division, Unique ID no. and your mobile numbers on the reverse of the Demand Draft. 15.05.2015 – Dr A T Balraj It is with profound regret, we announce the demise of our former Principal, Dr A T Balraj at Bengaluru on Wednesday 13th May 2015. He is survived by his wife and three children. The Principal, Staff and students convey their heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family. 24.04.2015 – Under the patronage of the Indian Olmpic Association, the 35th National Sports was organized from 31st January 2015 to 14th February 2015 in which Ishaan Jaffer secured gold medals in swimming. He received a letter from the Maharashtra Olympic Association for his great achievement. – Aryaa Rojekar – has achieved International Rank 1 in the 17th SOF National Science Olympiad . More than 31,500 schools from over 1400 cities, in 19 countries registered for the Olympiad. Aryaa will be felicitated by the organization on Sunday, 31st May 2015 in New Delhi. – Aman Ladia – secured 100% marks at the National Mathematics Olympiad Contest 2014-2015. – Student Exchange Programme to the United States of America: – Four of our students Aditya Ravi Swami , Aryan Singh , Siyona Samuel , Riya Sharma with an accompanying teacher Ms. Pawar have been invited by the Virginia Association of School Superintendents and Faquier County Public School to participate in the Student Exchange Programme from 19th April to 4th May 2015. The students and teacher are currently in Virginia having a lovely enriching experience. – Aaryaman Sen , Mihir Shah, Amay Saxena, Shubhankar Panda – are 4 out of nine teens set to leave for Sydney, Australia on 12th July 2015 for an International Robotics Programme . They will compete against 3.5 lakh students from across the world at the prestigious FIRST Tech Challenge . Winners get over 13.5 million dollars in scholarship. We wish them the very best. – To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under heaven . The year has come to a close and its time for the long summer break, a time for relaxation, rest and rejuvenation…. to read good books, to enjoy the company of family and friends, to seek out good people and learn from them. We would like to wish our students an enjoyable, relaxing vacation and hope to see them in June, refreshed and eager to start a new academic year from June 2015. 01.04.2015 – At the Lentin Choir festival entitled ‘PASSION 2015’ conducted by the Y.M.C.A. the Bombay Scottish Choir secured the 1st place in the ‘Traditional Category’. The winners were awarded certificates, a trophy and a cash prize of Rs. 5,000/- The following students have been awarded medals of excellence in the 5th International English Olympiad 2015: 1] Nihal Dhavale 2] Ishaan Goel 3] Inika Murkumbi 4] Eeshta Bhatt 5] Pratham Tahiliani 6] Aruja Khanna 7] Madhumitha Suriyanarayanan 8] Aditya Sundaresan 23.03.2015 – Numismatics Club: Dr. Anand Shroff, an ex-student Numismatist addressed members of the Numismatics Club on 16.03.2015. He provided an insight into the historical aspects and salient features of the Coins of the East India Company, used in the period between 1600 A.D. to 1857 A.D. An interactive session followed in which the members of the club participated enthusiastically. – On the occasion of Gudi Padva the Education and Sports Minister of Maharashtra Mr. Vinod Tawde has sent his good wishes and a token of appreciation to each of the following Sports persons who have brought laurels to our School, State and Country. The Sports Minister wishes to encourage our sportspersons to achieve greater heights thus making their School and families proud. Swimming: Aditi Nazre, Ishaan Jaffer, Ishaan Mehra, Varun Patel and Manan Shah Shooting: Gayatri Pawaskar, Pravallika Devarapalli, Yashika Shinde and Mahin Gadkari Chess: Rahul Shukla Tennis: Adith Chandavarkar – Field Trips Std. 2 – Wonderla AC Amusement Park on 12.03.2015 Std. 3 – Tikuji-ni-wadi on 13.03.2015 The students had an an enjoyable and memorable experience. – 03.03.2015 Annual Field Trip : – Jr. KG. – Harish Mahindra Children’s Park, Breach Candy on 12.02.2015 – Sr. KG. – Harish Mahindra Children’s Park, Breach Candy on 16.02.2015 – Std. 1 – Wonderland Amusement Park, Bhandup on 04.03.2015 – Std. 4 – Yazoo Park, Virar on 27.02.2015 – Std. 5 – Silent Hills, Manor on 20.02.2015 – Std. 6 – Silent Hills, Manor on 30.01.2015 – Std. 7 – Tikuji-ni-wadi, Thane on 27.02.2015 – Std. 8 – Smart Eco Park, Panvel on 06.02.2015 The students had a whale of a time and regaled themselves with merriment and gaeity in a never-never land filled with fun and frolic. 12.02.2015 – Six students of Std. 9 participated in the Filmit India Project organised by INTACH: Aadheesh Sharma’s film on Cutting Chai was adjudged the Best Film. Syuna Salgaonkar’s film on Ganapati Bappa Morya was awarded for Best Visuals and Best Message. – Model United Nations: Akshat Nagori was awarded ‘ Outstanding Delegate ‘ at the DAIMUN 2014 organised by Dhirubhai Ambani International School from 18th to 21st October 2014 and the ‘ Best Delegate ‘ at the EMUN 2014 organised by Ecole Mondiale World School from 12th to 14th December 2014. Aryan Singh was awarded “Special Mention” in the EMUN. 17.1.2015 – At the Sam T. Berkeley – Hill Inter School English Elocution Competition, Jezreen Mody stood 2nd and Yuvan Chugh stood 3rd among 20 schools that participated. 17.01.2015 – At the Intercollegiate Eco Fest Elocution Competition held at St Theresa’s Institute of Education, Aman Ladia won a gold medal for securing the 1st Prize and Tanmay Bothra won a silver medal for securing the 2nd prize . 31 schools and 19 colleges participated in this competition. – At the MSSA Interschool Athletic Championships, Adam Alvares won the 1st place in 200mts and 2nd place in High Jump. He was also awarded the Individual Championship Trophy in the Boys Under 12 category, Aditya Alva won the 2nd place in 100 m run at the same event. – Aadi Gupta won the 1st prize at the Chanakya Chess Club Championship in the Boys Under 6 category. 12 .1.2015 – Our students excelled at the Bombay YMCA ‘Brainwaves ‘ Inter – School Competition. Short Story Writing : 1st prize secured by Inika Murkumbi Essay Writing Competition : 2nd Prize secured by Aman Ladia Hindi Story -writing Competition : 3rd Prize secured by Riya Singh Marathi Story – writing Competition : 3rd Prize secured by Sonam Myatra 04.02.2015 – Aradhya Sharma – won a silver medal at the 35th Maharashtra State Taekwondo Championship. 31.01.2015 – Harsshali Mandavkar – stood first at the Shivaji Park All India Ranking Talent Series Tennis Tournament 2015 in the girls under 12 category. 02.02.2015 – Rhea Sundaresan – Has qualified for the finals of the Times N.I.E. Star Correspondent 2014-2015 to be held on 6th February 2015 at the Times of India Building The following students have won gold medals for securing high ranks in Maharashtra and Goa zone at the 14th National Cyber Olympiad: 1. Josh Varghese – Std 3 2. Aman Ladia – Std 7 – Ishika Srivastava & Rohan Soni are winners of the Hindustan Times Scholarship Programme 2015. They have been awarded a trophy and a scholarship amount of Rs. 50000/- each. 19.01.2015 – Vanessa Thacker – has won the Runner-Up title in the under 8 girls category at the Tennis Juniors Home Tournament 2015 held at Matunga Gymkhana – Tanvi Hisaria and Teesta Rawal received special an Honourable Mention, among the entries from 11,000 institutions in Category 1 at the All India Essay Writing Event 2014 organised by Ram Chandra Mission and United Nations Information Centre for India and Bhutan. 28.11.2014 – Our students participated in the Word War I -2014 Inter -School Quiz Competition organised by the Rotaract Club of Jai Hind College. Siddhartha Goswami and Teesta Rawal were declared winners. 2.12.2014 – Advik Viswanathan has secured the first rank for the second conscutive year with a perfect score of 300/300 in the Mental Math Competition organised by the Global Math Science Education in association with Math Vision PTE Ltd. Singapore. – Aarya Yamsanwar secured the 8th rank among 3000 students in the Global Global Mathematics Examination. 11.12.2014 – Hriday Bhuta stood 4th among 200 paticipants at the MSSA Chess tournament. 15.12.2014 – 8 students from our school participated in the’ BRAINIAC QUIZ in association with BBC Knowledge for the West Zonal Round. R Siddharth stood 2nd and was declared 1st Runner Up in the West Zone and 2nd Runner Up at the All India level held in Chennai on 10th January 2015. 9.12.2014 – It is with great sadness that we bid a final farewell to one of our retired teachers, Mrs J Mani, who passed away on Monday, 8th December 2014. Mrs Mani spent close to three decades at Bombay Scottish School, teaching Mathematics and Physical Education, dedicating a major part of her life enriching the lives of the students in her care. She will always be fondly remembered. The funeral service will be held this afternoon at 3.30 p.m. at The Church of St Mary the Virgin, Parel and burial thereafter at Sewri Cemetry at 4.15 p.m. 2.12.2014 – 5 teachers and 15 students of Std 10 participated in ‘The Frontiers of Science’a programme at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, on Sunday, 23rd November 2014. Our students played an active role in the Ultrashort Pulsed High Intensity Laser Laboratory, Mathematical Excursion, World of Biology and Nano Catalysis laboratory. The day ended with a challenging session of question and answer session. – On Friday 21st November, 2014, Jeremy Varghese, Soham Khadatare and Aaryaman Sen participated in INFINITY- 2014, a Mathematics League Competition at Aditya Birla World Academy in collaboration with BITS PILANI. Jeremy Varghese was the winner of ‘Clash of Titans’ and was awarded the trophy for ‘Mathematician of the Year – 2014’ The School Team won the ‘Math Challengers’ trophy and were the Runners Up at ‘Quizzitch’ the mathematics quiz round. – JUNIOR SCHOOL SPORTS: Schedule for Selection 50 mts flat race : Stds 3 & 4 : Thursday, 4th December 2014 Stds 1 & 2 : Friday, 5th December , 2014 20.11.2014 – There will be no activity/coaching on Saturday 22nd November 2014 and on Tuesday 25th November 2014 and Wednesday 26th November 2014. – The ISC Orientation Programme for parents of Bombay Scottish School, Mahim seeking admission for their ward to Std 11 will be held on Friday 21.11.2014 from 9.30 a.m. to 10.30 a.m. in the Gamaliel Hall. – YCPR is a youth-driven campaign which aims to create a network of CPR-trained youth citizens across the city. Through this campaign, students will receive training in Bystander CPR, with official certification and consequently will be empowered and able to impart this training to others. The Student Council Members of our School, along with a group of selected students of Std 8 will have the opportunity to undergo this training programme on Saturday 22.11.2014. Venue: Gamaliel Hall Reporting Time: 2018 Air Jordan 33 Future of Flight White/Metallic Gold AQ8830-100 1.15 p.m. Dress Code: P T T-shirts with track pants and sports shoes. The Programme will conclude at 3.30p.m. 18.11.2014 – International Science Olympiad scheduled for Tuesday 25th November 2014 will be held on Monday 24th November 2014. 14.11.2014 – Bombay Scottish School, Mahim will be hosting the second edition of the University Fair for parents and students studying in Stds 8 to 12 on Saturday 29th November 2014 at the School from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 11.11.2014 – The Central Bombay Bharat Scouts and Guides District Association held an essay writing competition for Scouts and Guides on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti. – Shambhavi Sharma is the winner for her essay in Hindi and Shloka Gavand is the winner for her essay in English. Both students belonged to the age group Under 14 years. 10.11.2014 – The Inter House Basketball Tournament will be held on Wednesday, and on Thursday, 13th November 2014 at 6:30 a.m. – The Inter House Football Tournament will be held as scheduled on Saturday, 15th November 2014 from 6: 30 a.m. onwards. – Please note: There will be no Football Coaching on Saturday, 15th November 2014. 5.11.2014 – PRE-BOOKED SCHOOL LUNCH: This facility will be offered to students from Monday, 10th November, whereby the student can place his/her order for a lunch packet, during the short break, on the given day, by paying Rs 50 to the caterer and giving his/her lunch option, in accordance with the menu posted on the website. The student will have to collect the lunch packet having his/her name on it from the same counter where it was pre-booked, during the lunch break. This facility has been provided so that the child is assured of a meal of his choice. 3.11.2014 – The School has initiated a trial run of MINDSPARK, an internet based self- learning programme in MATHEMATICS, for one month, beginning 3rd November 2014. – As part of this programme, each student from Stds 5 to 8 has been provided with a user ID and password to enable him/her to access this portal. The students can log in and solve problems related to the topic that is currently being taught in class. – Students of Stds 1 to 4 will have their orientation on Wednesday 5th November 2014. 17.10.2014 – The School will remain closed for Diwali from Monday 20th October 2014 to Wednesday 29th October 2014. – School will re-open on Thursday 30th October 2014. – Wishing you all A Peaceful and Prosperous Diwali. 13.10.2014 – Tuesday, 14th October 2014 will be a holiday for the students of KG – Std 4. Stds 5-10 will have their Assessment as per schedule. The ISC Section will have regular class. 10.10.2014 – On 9th October 2014, the ISC Section organised a Diwali Party for cancer afflicted children in association with CANKIDS. Two days of enthusiastic preparation for the event included preparing for the entertainment programme, decorating the Gamaliel Hall and making paper bags to hold the Diwali presents for the children. The lunch, the song and dance programme put up by the students and the games they all played were greatly appreciated by the young guests. 7.10.2014 – The Girl Guides participated in an Inter Patrol Newspaper Collection Drive. The winners were the Tulip Patrol which collected 255 kgs. A handsome sum of Rs 8,150 was earned. This amount will be donated to a social cause. The effort of our Girl Guides under the leadership of their Guide Captain, Mrs Prochi Tachakra is indeed commendable. – The School Office will remain closed for Diwali from: Saturday 18.10.2014 to Saturday 25.10.2014 – The School Office will work from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday 27.10.2014, Tuesday 28.10.2014, Wednesday 29.10.2014 1.10.2014 – There will be no after School activities from Monday October 7th to Friday October 17th 2014. However, activities scheduled on Saturday will carry on as usual. – Our School participated in Derek O’Brian’s ‘Faster, Smarter, Better Challenge’, on 27th September 2014 at Ryan International School, Malad. They were declared 1st Runners Up and awarded Silver medals. The team members were Jeremy Varghese , Manav Goyal and Aryan Chhabra – Jaikrit Bhattacharya has won the following prizes at the I.G.U. WEST ZONE SUB JUNIOR & FEEDER TOUR 2014 held in Ahmedabad from September 19th to September 24th . i) Longest Drive at the Gulmohar Greens, Ahmedabad. ii) Highest number of pars at Kalhaar, Ahmedabad. iii) Winner in his category at Kalhaar, Ahmedabad. 29.09.2014 – Bombay Scottish School, Mahim participated in the Inter-School Gojukai Karate Competition. Our Team secured 3rd position in White Belt Basics. The participants were : Kimaya Manoj, Kesiha Kaba, Rishi Ahuja, Neerav Reddy, Shaira Goyal, Arnav Singh Khanduja and Sumedh Desai 23.09.2014 – 11 students of the ISC Section will attend a workshop on Rudyard Kipling, organised by Ashoka University on Friday 26.09.2014. The workshop will explore the study of British Colonial History through the writings of Mr Kipling. The workshop will be held at Kamal Nayan Bajaj Art Gallery, Nariman Point. 19.09.2014 – Delegations from Bombay Scottish School Mahim, comprising avid and passionate debators from Stds 9 to 12, will be participating in the Model United Nations Conferences to be held from 19th to 21st September 2014 at B D Somani International School , at the Hiranandani Foundation School from 20th to 22nd September 2014. and at the Dhirubhai Ambani International School from 17th to 20th October 2014 12.09.2014 – 24 Students from Stds 6, 7 & 8 are participating in ROCHAK, a cultural festival to celebrate Hindi Divas at Christ Church School, Byculla on Saturday 13th September 2014 20.09.2014 – Rifle Shooting Competition : This will be held on Saturday 20th September 2014 at 8.30 a.m. 13.09.2014 – The Adventure Club will be going on a trek to Lohagad on Saturday 13th September 2014 5.09.2014 – Our Prime Minster will be addressing school children this afternoon between 3:00 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. The Prime Minister’s address will be beamed live by the National Channel Doordarshan. For Stds 3 – 12, the key points of the Prime Minister’s Address are to be noted and learnt for the school to evaluate in the forthcoming Assessment. 3.09.2014 – As part of their SUPW Program , the students of the ISC Section will go on a field trip to GOVARDHAN ECO VILLAGE, Thane District, on 30th Sept and 1st October 2014. 28.08.2014 – The School will be closed for the mid-term break from 29th August to 2nd September, 2014. 26.08.2014 – The First Term Assessment of the ISC Section commenced on Monday, 25th August 2014. – Bombay Scottish School, Mahim hosted The Frank Anthony Memorial Inter School Debate , Category 1, Stage 2 on Friday, 19th August 2014. S.N. Kansagra School, Rajkot, emerged winners of this prestigious Debate Competition. 14.08.2014 – There will be no Extra -Curricular Activities on the following days: i) ALL PUBLIC HOLIDAYS ii)Tuesday, 2nd Sept 2014 & Thursday, 4th Sept 2014 04.08.2014 – On the day of the Parent-Teacher Meeting , Crossword Bookstores Pvt. Ltd and Scholastic India will hold a Book Exhibition in the Gamaliel Hall, from 8.45am to 12 noon. – On Tuesday 5th and Wednesday 6th August, dentists and eye specialists from SMILE VISION will conduct an interactive workshop for the students of Stds 5 to 12 to enlighten them about eye-care and dental-care. 28.07.2014 The First Term Assessment of the ISC Section scheduled to be held from Tuesday, 12th August to Thursday, 28th August, 2014 has been rescheduled. The First Term Assessment will now be conducted from Monday, 25th August to Thursday, 28th August and Wednesday, 3rd September to Friday, 12th September 2014 . The Assessment Timetable will be notified soon. 24.07.2014 – EVACUATION DRILL : It is a safety requirement for all institutions to conduct regular evacuation drills. In this regard, we would like to inform you that the school will be conducting mock drills under the guidance of a Professional Crisis Management Team, involving Teaching and non-teaching staff and students. – A Leadership Training Programme for all members of the Student Council will be held on Saturday, 12th July . Reporting Time: 8:45 am Programme Schedule : 9:00 am to 3:00pm Dress Code: School PT T-shirts and full length trousers/jeans. – Schedule for Rehearsal for Prize Day 2014. Download PDF 13.06.2014 – ISC Section : First Term Weekly Assessment for Stds 11 & 12 will begin from the week starting Monday, 16th June 2014. The timetable will be notified. – ICSE Section : First Term Weekly Assessment for Stds 9 & 10 will begin on Monday, 23rd June 2014. The timetable will be notified. – Online admission for ICSE 2014 Download PDF – Parents may enroll their ward for the various curricular and co-curricular activities on 10th June 2014. – Announcement for ICSE students Download PDF – Announcement for ISC students Download PDF – Revaluation Guidelines for March 2014 I.S.C. and I.C.S.E. Examinations. Download PDF On Payment Gateways :- Before making any Payment Please make sure You have selected the Academic Year 2014-2015 Sibling Cases – To pay the Fees for the Academic year – 2014-2015, through the Web-Portal, the parents need to use the Senior Siblings – User Name /Login ID and Password to access the “Finance” module for both the siblings. It is valid for siblings appeared for Boards of Std X in 2014. Non – Sibling Cases – To pay the Fees for the Academic year – 2014-2015 through the Web-Portal, the parents need to use their existing – User Name/Login ID and Password to access the “Finance” module. The Login Page, by default, the Academic Year will be shown as 2013-2014 till 31st May 2014. – Announcement regarding Booklist for the academic year 2014-2015. Download PDF – The ICSE Examinations 2014 have concluded; the ISC Examinations 2014 will conclude on Tuesday 1st April,2014. – The 2nd Terminal Assessment for Standards 5 to 8 will commence on Tuesday 1st April,2014. Students may view their answer scripts on Tuesday 15th April, 2014. – The students of Jr KG and Sr KG will have their Musical Morning on 9th and 10th April,2014, respectively. – 32 Guides from Standards 5 to 8 will be off on their Annual Guide Camp, to Lonavla, from 11th April to 14th April,2014 – ICSE Batch 2015 and ISC Batch 2016 will commence on 1st and 2nd of April respectively. – The ICSE and ISC Examinations are in progress. They will conclude on March 26th and April 1st respectively. – School Web portal will be closed from 19th February 2014 to 25th February, 2014. Click here for details. – Monday, 17th February is the much awaited Inter House Dance Competition-Nritya – Tuesday 18th February is Founders’ Day- a day when the alumni renews their bond with their Alma mater Download PDF – ISC 2014 Practical Examinations have commenced. Theory papers will commence from February 25th. ICSE 2014 Examinations will commence from March 3rd. – Anoushka Agarwal and Reagan Rodrigues qualified for the Semi-final of the Inter-School English Competition conducted by the YMCA Classes for ISC 2015 have commenced in full swing from 20th January. – Valedictory Functions for Std 12 & 10 were held on 17th & 24th January respectively. – Republic Day Celebrations began with the hoisting of the National Flag, followed by a solemn Prayer Service. Students of Std 5 & 6 put up 3 very meaningful skits in Marathi, English and Hindi, to highlight National Integration. – Admit Cards and Time Tables have been given to the ISC & ICSE students for the 2014 Board Examination. – Parents of students of Jr KG to Std 11 will visit the School on Friday, 14th February- Open Day. A presentation will also be made to the parents of the students of Std 8 regarding choice of subjects in Std 9 – 8 students from Stds 8 & 9 will participate in an Inter-school Elocution Competition, Youth for Governance 2014 Event’ Elimination Round: 13th & 14th January, 2014 – The PTA of St. Gregorios High School, Chembur conducted an Inter-School Short Story Writing Competition on 7th December,2013. Anukta Jain, Kaezryn Mistry) & Kunal Pradhan participated. Results awaited. – Aarya Satpute has been shortlisted for selection to this year’s Mumbai Under-14 Cricket Team. to – School will remain closed for the students of Jr KG to Std 4 from 27th to 29th November on account of the Annual Athletic Meet – One Nation Reading Together from 12 noon to 12.30pm after taking the Reading Pledge put up on the website. – Rehearsal at PDP Grounds – Annual Athletic Meet – General Knowledge quiz for UNESCO Members An Appeal to Parents: – If your ward comes to school by car please request the driver to strictly follow all traffic regulations. to – Diwali Holidays from Tuesday 29th to Sunday 10th Nov. School reopens on the 11th of Nov. 2013. – Children’s Day Celebrations. Intra Class Art Competitions will be held for Stds 1 – 4. 10.10.2013 – Math Wizard Std 11 & 12 14.10.2013 – Term I Assessment for Stds 1 – 10 will be held from the 14th October. News Name of Event : Literary Date : 14.11.21 Description : Dania Khan wrote an anthology of poems called ‘Labyrinth’ which was recently published by Rupa Publications. It was released on October 23rd at a book launch at Kitab Khana. Dania was also featured in an article in Free Press Journal on young authors as a Children’s Day special. Name of Event : Junior National Aquatic Championship 2021 and Senior National Aquatic Championship 2021 Date : October 2021 Description : Aanya Wala won the following medals : 47th Junior National Aquatics championships 2021 October 19-23, 2021 100 mtrs Free style- Bronze 200 mtrs Free style- Gold 400 mtrs Free style- Gold 800 mtrs Free style- Silver 4 x 200 mtrs Free style Relay- Gold 74th Senior national Aquatics Championships 2021 October 26-29, 2021 200 mtrs Free style- Bronze 400 mtrs Free style- Silver 800 mtrs Free style- Silver 4 x 200 mtrs Free style Relay- Silver 4 x 100 mtrs Free style Relay- Silver She was also selected based on performance for a scholarship in the sport of swimming for the year 2021 Name of Event :Strike A Deal – The first ever Entrepreneurship Fest Date : 29.10.21 Description : Students from Grades 8 to 12 participated in the Strike A Deal competition. Participants in the first round had to design an original product to advance to the next level. The top 8 entries in the second and final round were required to choose a company from the list of companies provided to them and create a collaborative product between the product they designed in the first round and the company they chose. The following teams won the prizes: 1st place – KitaabEx : Saniya Prabhu & Aashna Thomas 2nd place – With A.I : Arindam Mukherjee 3rd place -EmpoWOMENt : Ritika Kalantri , Renee Doshi , Samruddhi Mullerpatan & Vidhi Gada Strike A deal was arranged by Joshua D’Souza, Anusha Guha and the organizing committee comprising students of Grade 11 under the guidance of Mr. V. Mansuri, Ms. A. Gomes, Mrs. Abraham, and Ms. B. Kuruvilla. Name of Event :DAIMUN : Dhirubhai Ambani International Model United Nations Conference Date : 21 – 24.10.21 Description : Tanmay Gupta won Verbal Mention for his contributions in Committee Name of Event :Sindhi Society Gymkhana Tennis Tournament Date : 16.10.21 Description : Kahaan Pophalia won in the U-14 Boys category. Name of Event :The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition – 2021 Date : 12.06.21 Description : Anahita Gupta was awarded the Gold for her piece on Covid which judges said was well worded and full of promise. Name of Event : Thunderbolt – Fest of the Cathedral & John Connon School Date : 23.10.21 Description : Bombay Scottish School won the Overall Championship in ‘Thunderbolt’ a fun cultural fest hosted by Cathedral and John Connon School. Our School finished top 3 in 6 out of the 9 competitions. Saniya Prabhu and Aashna Thomas – 1st place in the Make Competition – Façade Tia Nagpal   – 2nd place in Expressions Angad Kanwar , Sameera Cunha , Azann Qureshi , Pratham Mehra & Cherise Gomes – 2nd in Feeling Amplified    Lakshya Sharma & Shreyaan Desai – 3rd in Detectruth Saahil Mhatre – 3rd in Mx Thunderbolt Aryan Varma – 3rd in Convocation of Chuckles Name of Event : All India Furtado’s Band-It Competition 2021. Description : Rehan Press , Giselle Qureshi , Nia D’Souza Ganapathy , Parhaan Khanna , and Raphael D’Souza from the Band ‘The Ones’ won the first place for the second year in a row at the All India Furtados Band-It Competition 2021. Name of Event : The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition 2021 held by the Royal Commonwealth Society, UK Description : Vedant Somwanshi , won the Gold Medal,  Ishita Somwanshi , won the Silver Medal  Name of Event : University of Waterloo, Canada Description : Tanvi Singh Bisht, was selected for the Summer Course “Quantum Cryptography School for Young Students’  Name of Event : Outreach Initiative Description : Bianca D’Souza and Dia Arrakal were part of a 4 member team that came up with a solution to combat food waste and work towards a zero-waste future. They created a sustainable online website showcasing foods closer to their expiry date at discounted prices. Name of Event : Outreach Initiative Date : Oct-21 Description : Students of Grades 8, 9, and 11 collaborated with The Recycling Company and took part in an initiative to collect e-waste. Name of Event : ASISC Quiz Date : 07.10.21 Description : Jai Bellare stood 2nd  Josh Varghese stood 3rd Name of Event : 1st National Level Quiz – Youth Lab Wiser Academy : A branch of YouthLab Colorado, USA Date : 02.10.21 Description : Josh Varghese stood 1st. This quiz was held in commemoration of Gandhiji’s 152nd birth anniversary Name of Event : Robin Age Newspaper Interview Date : 02.10.21 Description : Sayuri Agarwal was interviewed by a RobinAge Newspaper reporter for their issue dated October 02, 2021. The topic was “If I Was Gandhi” and this interview was done as part of Gandhi Jayanti celebrations. Name of Event : Korea-India Friendship Online Quiz Date : 15.09.21 Description : Samaya Satyani reached the finals of the Mumbai City Round Name of Event : TrailBlazHER Innovation Challenge 2021 Date : May – September 2021 Description : Aayushi Shirodkar was a ‘ Girls in STEM ‘ ambassador as part of TrailBlazHER Innovation Challenge 2021. TrailBlazHer is an initiative designed to give an exposure of STEM fields to young women. She helped in publicizing the competition and reaching out to STEM enthusiasts to participate. Name of Event : Angel XPress Foundation Date : June 2021 – onwards Description : Chahat Chanda has collaborated with the AXF – a Mumbai-based non-profit organisation that enables socially concerned Mumbaikars to tutor first-generation learners from slums. She has undertaken a 50 session course to teach spoken English to a 4th standard girl, Shreya, from Sewri out of which she has successfully conducted 28 sessions beginning from June, 2021. Apart from teaching, she makes Shreya do fun activities like art and dance as well. Name of Event : Ode to Learning – RobinAge Newspaper Date : 05.09.21 Description : Samika Agarwal wrote a poem ‘An Ode to Learning’ for the Teachers’ Day special feature of the Robin Age newspaper. – Grades 3-12 – Results of the Inter-House Audrey Da’Silva Essay Writing Competition Download – Grades 3-10 – Results of the Inter-House Hindi Elocution Competition Download – Pride of Scottish: Name of Event : Bishop Cotton Girls School Model Parliament Date : August 27 & 29, 2021 Description : “Hrishikesh Kini has won Best Press Member among 18 participating schools at the Bishop Cotton Model Parliament held on 27th & 28th August, 2021. He has won a cash prize of Rs. 1000/-” Name of Event : Inter-house Debate Competition Date : August 27, 2021 Description : House positions : 1st – Yellow House 2nd – Green House 3rd – Blue House Best Speaker – Tarun Patil Runner-up Best Speaker – Shaleen Bansal Name of Event : Inter-house Art Competition Date : August 17, 2021 Description : Group A : Grades 1 & 2. 1st – Vihana Kapoor – Red House 2nd – Vivika Varde – Blue House 2nd – Reyansh Adhvaryu – Red House 3rd – Samara Yadav – Red House Group B : Grades 3 & 4 1st – Ithiel Mendonca – Blue House 2nd – Kaisha Kapoor – Yellow House 2nd – Anika Singh – Blue House 3rd – Ananya Prabhu – Green House Group C : Grades 5 & 6 1st – Nandini Kulkarni – Yellow House 2nd – Atharv Kumar – Green House 2nd – Varun Dhamankar – Green House 3rd – Caleb Hangluah – Yellow House Group D : Grades 7 & 8 1st – Anutarra Baroi – Green House 2nd – Nicole Lee – Blue House 3rd – Khyaatee Singh – Red House Group E : Grades 9 – 12 1st – Daniel Gupta – Yellow House 2nd – Arianna Thomas – Red House 3rd – Tehina Yabesh – Blue House Name of Event : Indradhanush All India Art Competition – Sanskriti Arts Date : August 15, 2021 Description : Kashish Bawa-Enand won 3rd place for her based on the theme ‘Vibgyor’ Name of Event : Jay Foundation – Food Donation Drive Date : August 13, 2021 Description : Sayuri Aggarwal took the initiative to join the food drive started by the Jay Foundation. She donated some of her art prize winnings totalling Rs. 5000/- to the cause. She not only received a letter of appreciation from Jay Foundation but also a mention in the Robin Age newspaper. Name of Event : Scottish Model United Nations Date : August 13 & 14, 2021 Description : Outstanding Delegate Awards: 1.    Aayati Visaria -9B 2.    Tvisha Kishore- 9D 3.    Rheanna Kothari- 9 D 4.    Vedant Somwanshi -9F 5.    Chaitanya Mishra -10 B 6.    Soham Mishra -10 B Best Delegate in their respective Committees : 1.    Arindam Mukherjee -9B 2.    Ruhaan Iyer 9E 3.    Sachchit Jha -10 B 4.    Karunyaa T.C.A – 10 B In the Press Corps, Rida Khan was awarded Best Journalist while Kanishk Singh got an Honorable Mention. Honorable Mentions : 1.    Rahil Singh – 8C 2.    Dania Khan – 8C 3.    Aarav Bardhan- 9A 4.    Tanmay Gupta -9E 5.    Kavish Nasta- 10B Verbal Mentions : 1.    Aarush Aggarwal- 8F 2.    Prithvi Jagnani -8F 3.    Arya Shenoy-Aranha -9C 4.    Sharanya Sudarshan- 9F 5.    Trinav Sircar- 9E Name of Event : One Stage, One Performance – Shiamak Davar’s Institute of Performing Arts & Victory Arts Foundation Date : August 8, 2021 Description : Ishita Vohra participated in an event orchestrated by the Victory Arts Foundation, where she and others practised for 3 days on Zoom and performed live on ‘SHIAMAK TV’ on YouTube and on their individual Instagram handles. The event raised money to provide funding for dance programmes and classes for underprivileged individuals with special needs or vulnerable to HIV/AIDS. Name of Event : Spectrum 2021 – Unison World School Date : August 8, 2021 Description : “Aanishka Thacker won Special Mention in the Lens Online Competition. Nevaeh Colaco won second place in the event Eggolomaniac where she had to conceptualise and create something using eggs. Her entry was called the ‘Frog Prince’.” Name of Event : Hiranandani Foundation School – Model United Nations Date : August 6 – 8, 2021 Description : Tanmay Gupta- 9E and Aarav Bardhan-9A were awarded High Commendations while Dhruv Chopra from 9C received a Special Mention. Name of Event : My Little Crafts by Aadrika Date : August 1 – 8, 2021 Description : Aadrika Bhandari has started a social initiative by the name My Little Crafts by Aadrika to earn money by selling crafts for the purpose of feeding/ helping street children. To start with, she made 100 quilled rakhis and sold them for Rs. 50/- each. She then distributed 50 meal boxes personally to street children from BKC to Worli from the proceeds collected. The money collected was strictly through sale of rakhis and Aadrika didn’t accept any donations. Name of Event : Khula Aasmaan All India Competition – indiaart.com Gallery Date : Aug-21 Description : Kashish Bawa-Enand won a merit prize and an Honourable Mention for her work SPIRIT OF INDEPENDENCE : DANCING WITH BUTTERFLIES. Kashish had represented the school for the entire QUARTER. Name of Event : Reliance Foundation Health Outreach – Vaccination Drive Date : Aug-21 Description : Sachhit Jha spent his free time helping the team from the Reliance Foundation by carrying out the important task of verifying vaccinations administered on the Cowin software, so that recipients could easily download their certificates. He also answered queries from recipients to set their minds at ease. Name of Event : Interhouse Script Writing Competition Date : July 30, 2021 Description : 1st – Ananya Gaunekar – Green House 2nd – Leisha Manjrekar – Red House 3rd – Hetvi Maru – Red House & Anshul Mitra – Red House Name of Event : Asha ki Paribasha – Self Date : July 21, 2021 Description : Aanishka Thacker started this cause in partnership with an internationally recognised NGO called Parisar Asha . She raised rupees 1 lakh 37,000 for her cause. This endeavour ignited the life of 68 children by providing them with education for a year each. All the funds went to Parisar Asha who facilitate home based learning to the marginalised section of our society. They provide the underprivileged with hard copies of interactive worksheets and workbooks. Name of Event : National Level Art Contest Date : June – July, 2021 Description : Sayuri Aggarwal secured 5th position nationwide. Name of Event : Painathon – Sanskriti Arts Date : June 5, 2021 Description : “Kashish Bawa-Enand has proudly represented the school in the largest paintathon All paintings were sold for charity – to raise funds for the menstrual hygiene of underprivileged women. They established a new world record for the largest painting assemblage of all selected child artists. The Record authority was the WORLD OF RECORDS, LONDON” Name of Event : Alpha Urbane CoFunding Project – Mansi Shetty Date : April 28 – May 10, 2021 Description : Ayana Zantye raised Rs. 50, 750/- for the Alpha Urbane project via crowdfunding. This money was used to help poor families impacted by Covid. – Pride of Scottish: Event : Audrey Da’Silva Essay Writing Competition Date : July -  August, 2021 Description : Grade 3: 1st – Shraavi Borkar 2nd – Kaveesh Mitra 3rd – Myrah Panmei Grade 4 : 1st – Myra Sanghvi 2nd – Shanay Lalani & Anaya Rathie 3rd – Kaisha Kapoor Grade 5 : 1st – Kairav Gupta 2nd – Anaya Aggarwal 3rd – Vedanth Viswanathan & Neev Shah Grade 6 : 1st – Avika Viswanathan 2nd – Maegan Rosario   3rd – Rhea D’Costa & Caleb Hangluah Grade 7 : 1st – Kimberly D’Souza 2nd – Erica Colaco   3rd – Nia Bansal Grade 8 : 1st – Vida Asbe 2nd – Nicole Lee   3rd – Naomi Lee & Arzoo Arondekar ICSE : 1st – Rhea Miranda 2nd – Aarav Bardhan   3rd – Tanmay Gupta , Abhikalp Shekhar & Naysa Shah ISC : TCA Varenyasri Rangarajan Event : Cath Con 2021 – Cathedral & John Connon School, Mumbai Date : August 6 – 8, 2021 Description : Jai Bellare stood 1st in the CATH CON : Cathedral and John Connon School Full STEAM Ahead’s online hackathon. This competition promotes coding and logical thinking among high school students. It had 5 rounds with 250 participants from all over the world and compass elimination.  Event : Times NIE – Times Group Date : August 1, 2021 Description : Jai Bellare has been awarded the TIMES-NIE Student of the Year award for Outstanding Academic Achievement and First rank in the entire school in Class 9. He has been given a 75% tuition waiver for pursuing JEE Advanced / MHT-CET coaching by the Vidyalankar Institute. Event : India Today Young Masters Quiz Date : July 16, 2021 Description : Jai Bellare , Abhikalp Shekhar , Josh Varghese & Trinav Sarkar participated in India Today Young Masters Quiz and stood 2nd in the Nationals Mega Finals among 178 other schools. Event : The 5th Official Charity League Date : June 26, July 31, August 1, 2021 Description : Aryan Singh and Shaurya Goel organised football tournaments, involving approx. 300 participants for charity. They managed to raise more than 50 thousand rupees, portions of which were donated to 2 charities : TheSoapOperation and Sukrta Foundation. Event : Footprint Film Festival – 2021 organised by Anjuman Organisation : Priyanjana Dutta & Bidisha Roy Das – Festival Directors Date : July 10 – 11, 2021 Description : “Anahita Gupta scripted and directed a movie – Chew’s Osophy which was selected to be screened at the virtual Footprint Film Festival 2021. This Festival showcases movies made by children. From over a thousand entries, 92 films were selected to be screened and Anahita’s was one.  The movie is conceptualised through the eyes of her pet dog Chewie and attempts to address the concerns of mental health. She participated in the panel discussion about her movie , where she stressed the urgent need to look after our mental health.” Event : Bhumi Impact Maker Date : Jul-21 Description : “Vedanth Viswanathan ran a campaign called Lower your Carbon Footprint- use Paper Bags, Say NO to plastics!!!  For this in his spare time he created 250 paper bags using waste paper and recycled material. He then distributed these free of cost to nearby vendors who either needed paper bags or were using plastic bags. Bhumi NGO lauded his efforts and awarded him a certificate of Social Responsibility. They shared this on their social media handles and appreciated him for his unique yet impactful way to take a stand against climate change at such a young age. ” Event : 7th All India Interschool Online Chess Championship organised by the South Mumbai Chess Academy Date : June 26 – 27, 2021 Description : Anushka Naik secured 2nd place in the under-10 girls category. Event : LIMIT 2021 – Indian Statistical Institute , Bangalore Date : June 19-20, 2021 Description : Abhikalp Shekhar has won the overall 5th rank among participants from all over the world with a cash prize of Rs. 1000 and a chance to join a training camp in Mathematics.  Event : Online Chess Competition – Chess Brainz Academy Date : June 6, 2021 Description : Adidev Sreenivasan stood First in his Group B. Event : Gift of Nutrition Seminar – Raah Foundation Date : June 6, 2021 Description : “Our 11th graders Tia Nagpal, Saniya Prabhu, Aashna Thomas and Pallavi Tulpule have started the Gift of Nutrition initiative in collaboration with The Raah Foundation, to fight malnutrition in tribal villages. They started with an aim of raising funds and creating awareness about the struggling tribes of Jawhar and Mokhada in the Palghar district of Maharashtra. Their main focus was on the malnourished children, who hardly get to eat a meal a day.  They conducted a  Seminar during which they provided accurate details and information regarding malnutrition and why it is affecting Indians in particular. They also invited a renowned nutritionist to teach the audience more about malnutrition in the Palghar district. This event was a fundraiser as the Gift of Nutrition team donated Rs 100 for each person that attended the seminar. At the end, they raised Rs. 84,000, feeding 840 malnourished children in the tribal villages of India. The girls have now embarked on a new project – Gift of Sanitation – to improve the hygiene levels of the villagers of the Palghar District of Maharashtra.” Event : John Locke Essay Competition organised by the John Locke Institute Date : Jun-21 Description : Smriti Chaturvedi wrote an essay for the philosophy category on the topic “What is slavery? : Is it jury duty? Is it conscription? Is it income tax?” which was judged by senior academics from the University of Oxford. Her essay was shortlisted and so, Smriti has been invited to Oxford to attend an awards ceremony and gala dinner along with an invitation-only academic conference in September. Event : Global Foundation Outreach Date : May 1- 31, 2021 Description : “Dia Choudharry conducted a survey via the Gyan Suvidha project on the technological needs of the poor. This helped the Global Foundation donate laptops to the underprivileged for online school .  She also baked cookies , cakes and cupcakes and from the money she earned she bought raincoats and umbrellas and gave them to the maids, housekeeping staff and drivers of her building .” Event : Creative Writing Competition conducted by Ennobler Pvt Ltd Date : May 12 – 17, 2021 Description : “Kimberly D’Souza secured 2nd place among nearly 500 participants from all over the country.  She has also been offered a 3 month content writing internship at Ennobler Private Limited which is an organization specializing in life coaching and corporate wellness.  She now writes blogs on mental health and corporate wellness for the company’s website.” – Pride of Scottish: Name of Event : Outreach :The Mumbai Plastic Recyclothon 2021 Date : July 9, 2021 Description : Daksh Haria collected and donated 4 bags of plastic waste including bottles, cans etc. He has done this for a second year in a row. Very environment conscious! Name of Event : Times Online Education Survey 2021 Date : July 9, 2021 Description : Bombay Scottish School, Mahim was adjudged the School with Best Online Infrastructure Name of Event : Outreach :Vaccination Awareness Date : June 23, 2021 Description : Krishang Garg made a video to increase vaccine awareness and convince those who are skeptical to take the vaccine. Spoken in Hindi, it is meant for the population of rural India, support staff, and household staff who are worried about the side effects of the Covid 19 vaccine. Name of Event : Outreach :Project BlueSky Date : Jun-21 Description : Dev Aswani has co-founded an initiative – Project BlueSky, an online portal that highlights and discusses environmental issues. It has gained a good following since its launch. Name of Event : Outreach :Self-organised Tree Plantation Drive Date : Jun-21 Description : “Naina Madan and her brothers, Arjun, Vir and Viaan organised a drive to collect funds to support a plantation drive which aimed at planting 6,000 trees at Kune Mission at Khandala. As a result of their efforts, they were able to collect Rs.140,500 which funded the planting of 700 trees. Naina and her brothers believe that every family should plant enough trees that support the amount of oxygen they consume in a year. Each person requires the oxygen produced by 8 fully grown trees in a year. So, if each person can contribute 8 trees, they are at least taking care of the oxygen that they individually consume. This is the plea they made to family and friends to shore up contributions.” Name of Event : Public Speaking :Invicta Fest by the NMIMS Jyoti Dalal School of Liberal Arts Date : June 7, 2021 Description : Alaiha Vanjara won the First Place in the Personality Contest judged by former Mrs. India Earth – Suruchi Hirawat and London Fashion Week designer – Jyoti Mukherjee. They had three rounds that judged the contestants’ confidence, qualities, awareness and opinions about social issues and their way of life.  Name of Event : Gymnastics competition conducted by Sportspark Date : June 6, 2021 Description : “Shanaiya Bharuch won a Silver Medal in the team event.  Her passion for Gymnastics has helped to raise funds for “” the transport staff of Bombay Scottish””, – NOT MY STOP initiative to the tune of Rs. 1,00,000/-. ” Name of Event : Literary :Two to Tango by Beyond the Box Date : May-21 Description : “Malishka Vemu and Arianna Thomas participated in this one-of-its-kind contest Two to Tango; which was an endeavor to encourage the participants to work along with another writer as a team and bring about a creative synergy. 66 teams participated in this and the winners were chosen by an eclectic jury panel. Prompt – Write a fictional story in which a character’s life undergoes some kind of major change due to a lost mobile. ” Name of Event : Outreach :Signbee by V-shesh Date : May 6 – June 15, 2021 Description : Vikram Unnikrishnan signed two short animated stories in sign language for hearing impaired children and held two awareness workshops for classmates, friends and family. This was part of his community service. Name of Event : Chess : All India Inter School Classical Chess Under 8 Tournament Date : May 25, 2021 Description : Nirvaan Gupta stood 3rd in an All India Under 8 Classical Chess tournament held online. He scored 5.5 in 7 games conceding just 1 game in the entire tournament Name of Event : Music:14th Chinese Bridge Competition For Foreign Secondary School Students . Date : May 15, 2021 Description : Paraj Garg has been awarded a Certificate of acknowledgement for his special performance in the 14th Chinese Bridge Competition for Foreign Secondary School Students . He played a Native Chinese song on the piano and in the Grand Finale performance he played ‘ Heal the World’ by Michael Jackson . The event was live streamed on YouTube. Name of Event : Outreach :Self-organised Date : May 10 – 21, 2021 Description : Sahana Kamdar hosted ballet lessons for children aged 6-10 years to raise money for charity. The fees charged along with extra donations amounted to Rs. 47,600/- which went towards Covid relief. Name of Event : Skill based:”Maximum Number of Participants Solving Multiple Rubik’s Cubes Together on a Digital Platform” organised by the Asia Book of Records Date : May 1, 2021 Description : Ira Edwankar performed on an international level and solved 3 different Rubik’s cubes in less than 10 minutes. Her best score to solve all the 3 cubes together was 2 mins and 36 secs. Name of Event : Outreach :Project Cofund along with The Alpha Urbane Project and Habitat For Humanity. Date : April 28 – May 15, 2021 Description : Rheanna Kothari led Project Cofund in association with The Alpha Urbane Project and Habitat for Humanity to provide family essential kits and hygiene kits to those affected by COVID 19. The entire core team was from Bombay Scottish Mahim. Multiple students from Bombay Scottish School and students from other schools also participated in this Project. She raised over Rs 1 lakh, securing herself a place in the Super Campaigners Club and the project as a whole raised over Rs 5 lakh with a total of 35 fundraisers and 208 donors.  Name of Event : Public Speaking :Indian International Model United Nations Date : April 24 & 25, 2021 Description : Aanishka Thacker won the Verbal Commendation amongst 90 delegates at the II-MUN  where people from all over the world come together to discuss global issues and work towards finding solutions. There were people ranging from 14 years of age to 28 years of age. – ICSE School Result Article in Times Of India Download – Pride of Scottish: In the Mumbai School Sports Association Inter-School Online Chess Tournament 2020-2021 conducted in association with Imperial Chess World and Sports Day the following students were winners: Divit Bhowmick of Grade 2 secured the 2nd place in the U-8 Boys category Vrisha Shah and Viha Shah of Grade 9 secured the 2nd and 3rd place respectively in the Girls U-16 category Ritvik Krishnan of Grade 8 secured the 2nd place in the U-16 Boys category Krishiv Bhatia of Grade 7 was awarded a Gold Medal and the Gold Scholar Certificate in the Asset Talent Search conducted in October 2020. He was ranked in the top 100 in India and in the top 10 in Mumbai. In the All India Open Mathematics Scholarship Examination 2020, conducted by the Institute For Promotion of Mathematics, Krishiv won a scholarship prize money of Rs 450/- for securing the 37th rank from among 2520 students. Samika Agrawal of Grade 6 wrote a poem named ‘The Icing on the Cake’ which was selected amongst the several entries. It was displayed at the Mayfair 400 Exhibition at Southampton, UK from 17th to 20th December 2020. This exhibition was organized to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the sailing of ‘Mayflower’ on its journey to the New World. Paraj Garg of Grade 7 secured the 3rd place in the Wisdom Chess Academy’s Online Internal Tournament. The following Grade 10 students were the winners of the League of Champions, Ireland Game, a quiz programme conceptualized, developed and promoted by Study Networks in association with Education in Ireland, which is part of the Government of Ireland: Krrish Goel Aditya Agarwal Youhan Lalwani Aaradhya Sharma Shreyan Desai – Report of the Meeting held by the Principal with parents of the ISC Section On Monday, 18th January, the Principal , Mrs. S. George held a meeting with parents of Grades 11 and 12 with the objective of updating them with the activities in school and with the efforts taken by the school to provide the best possible education in the current scenario. Soon after the announcement of lockdown, the school invested in G suite to enable seamless delivery of online lessons, access to educational material and conducting of examinations. The various activities included virtual orientation for parents, crowd funding activity to meet the SUPW requirements, career counselling sessions, SMUN and Scottish Spotlight. The syllabus for Grade 12 was planned such that it was completed in the first week of October. Throughout this time, our Principal updated parents through video and voice messages. Explaining the purpose behind holding exams on the campus, Mrs George pointed out the need for a paper and pen test on the campus to get a true picture of a student’s preparedness for an exam. On-campus exams would however be held subject to government directives. In all probability, another written pre board exam would be held after April 2021. Exams were planned keeping in mind the dates of various competitive exams. Parents were also given detailed instructions regarding the students’ uniforms during the preliminary exams, method of sealing envelopes containing the answer papers,and dropping them to school. The meeting ended with a question answer session. – The Scottish Spotlight held on 18th December was an endeavor to give our Scottishites a platform to enhance and showcase their talents. Given below are the event wise Prize Winners List. Congratulations to the prize winners and well done each and every participant! – The Scottish Spotlight held on 18th December was an endeavor to give our Scottishites a platform to enhance and showcase their talents. Given below are the event wise Prize Winners List. Congratulations to the prize winners and well done each and every participant! – PRIZE WINNERS LIST-GRADES 3-5 GROUP A – Literary and Performing Arts Event: Stand Up Comedy / LOL Grade: Grade 4 and 5 Prize winners: 1st Prize: Faiz Aftab -4D 2nd Prize: Aahil Patel – 4F 2nd Prize: Arul Purwar – 5A Event: CHIME IN Grade: Grade 3 Prize winners: 1st Prize: Preeana Shah-3C 2nd Prize: Skylar Sheldon-3A Event: HARD SELL Grade: Grade 4 Prize winners: 1st Prize: Yohan Advani-4D Daksh Garg-4A Shrivats Tirumalai-4A Siddhant Singh-4A Ananya Subramanyam 2nd Prize: Ayaan Narkar-4E Shaun Anil-4D Zayaan Patel-4F Ali Mirza-4B Adityaraj Raut 4F Event: HARD SELL Grade: Grade 5 Prize winners: 1st Prize: Ayana Shringi -5C Dhruhan Desai -5E Kean Pais -5F RIsha Kamdar -5B Shanaya Amin -5B 2nd Prize: Ayden Dsouza -5F Janvi Patil -5F Neil Malap -5B Prithvee Jain -5E Sanjit Valanju -5A Event: JAMMIN Grade: Grade 5 Prize winners: 1st Prize: Atharv Kumar -5C 2nd Prize: Shanaya Lingam -5A 2nd Prize: Rajvi Nandu -5E Event: PICTURES-CUE Grade: Grade 3 Prize winners: 1st Prize: Nathan Varkey -3A 2nd Prize: Ansh Pradhan- 3C Grade: Grade 3 Prize winners: 1st Prize: Manya Ruwatia -3F 2nd Prize: Arthit Prabhu -3E Grade: Grade 4 Prize winners: 1st Prize: Aryan Sharma-4C 2nd Prize: Myra Maggu- 4A Grade: Grade 4 Prize winners: 1st Prize: Tara Mankar- 4F 2nd Prize: Aanya Thomas- 4E Event: TURNING POINT Grade: Grades 4 & 5 Prize winners: 1st Prize: Mahi .P- 5 B 2nd Prize: Ruhaan Rajadhyaksha -4C 2nd Prize: Omarr Thomas -5E Event: SCRAP SOUND Grade: Grade 3 Prize winners: 1st Prize: Amira Merin Sarath – 3C 2nd Prize: Ethan Yohaan Paul – 3D Event: REWORD IT! Grade: Grade 5 Prize winners: 1st Prize: Aseem Warty- 5B Event: QUOTE IT! Grade: Grade 3 Prize winners: 1st Prize: Maahir Shah – 3B 2nd Prize: Ayana Trehan – 3A Grade: Grade 4 Prize winners: 1st Prize: Aarna Parmar – 4C 2nd Prize: Anvi Deshwal – 4E Grade: Grade 5 Prize winners: 1st Prize: Asmi Sarangi – 5F 2nd Prize: Aditya Rankawat – 5F Event: MELODY MIXERS Grade: Grade 4 Prize winners: 1st Prize: .Kairav Gupta 4E 2nd Prize: Vedanth Viswanathan 4B Anushka Satapathy 4D Event: BEATBOX BATTLE Grade: Grade 5 Prize winners: 1st Prize: Earl Dias -5D Event: IN-STEP Grade: Grade 3 Prize winners: 1st Prize: Durgashree Narayan – 3D 2nd Prize: Kaisha Kapoor – 3E Nirantaraa Goel – 3F Grade: Grade 4 Prize winners: 1st Prize: Durga Patil-4B 2nd Prize: Saanvi Deshwal -4D Grade: Grade 5 Prize winners: 1st Prize: Shreya Devarajan- 5E 2nd Prize: Avishka Bhor- 5B Navya Vadehra- 5D Event: RAISE YOUR MIC Grade: Grade 3 Prize winners: 1st Prize: Adelle Nazareth -3B 2nd Prize: Eranah D’silva- 3B 3rd Prize: Tiara Varkey -3A Grade: Grade 4 Prize winners: 1st Prize: Issabel Baptista- 4C 2nd Prize: Anvesha Khare – 4D 3rd Prize: Rajvi Vaidya -4D Grade: Grade 5 Prize winners: 1st Prize: Arya Tijoriwala -5C 2nd Prize: Nandini Kulkarni -5C 3rd Prize: Sharvil Bhoir – 5A 3rd Prize: Rishita Raj – 5C – Group B – Fine Arts and Tech Connect Event: MASQUERADE Grade: Grade 3 Prize winners: 1st Prize:Vivaan Patel- 3B 2nd Prize:Sanaya Arsiwalla-3C Grade: Grade 3 Prize winners: 1st Prize:. Ishaan Bajpai -3F 2nd Prize: Kaira Wadhwa- 3D Shourya Marrapu-3D Grade: Grade 4 Prize winners: 1st Prize:Sharvil Girap- 4B 2nd Prize:Vedika Shah – 4B Grade: Grade 4 Prize winners: 1st Prize:Kairav Gupta – 4E 2nd Prize:Asmi Godse -4D Grade: Grade 5 Prize winners: 1st Prize:Samaira Pethe- 5A 2nd Prize:Arya Tijoriwala -5C Grade: Grade 5 Prize winners: 1st Prize:Sasha Shanbhag -5D 2nd Prize:Ayaan Deshmukh -5F Event: BOTTLE IT UP Grade: Grade 3 Prize winners: 1st Prize: Rayley Lobo- 3C 2nd Prize: Yashvi Agarwal -3A Grade: Grade 3 Prize winners: 1st Prize: Jaini Saumil Kamdar- 3D 2nd prize: Kaisha Kapoor- 3E Grade: Grade 4 Prize winners: 1st Prize:Abhigail Daniel – 4B 2nd Prize:Armaan Daruwalla -4B Grade: Grade 4 Prize winners: 1st Prize:Kara Mia Colaco -4D 2nd prize:Delissa Hiten Dedhia – 4F Event: NAMESAKE Grade: Grade 3 Prize winners: 1st Prize: Adelle Nazareth – 3B 2nd Prize:Vedanshi Singh – 3A Grade: Grade 3 Prize winners: 1st Prize: Venissa Parmar-3E 2nd Prize:Yanaa Mutneja-3F 2nd prize:Mayesha Mukim-3E Grade: Grade 5 Prize winners: 1st Prize: – Riya Soni-5B 2nd Prize: Isabella Devdros – 5C Grade: Grade 5 Prize winners: 1st Prize:Riddhima Kapoor -5F 2nd Prize:Tiara Bhojak -5F Event: MOULD IT Grade: Grade 5 Prize winners: 1st Prize:Christine D’Souza-5D 2nd Prize:Sriya Mehta-5E Event: PUPPETEER Grade: Grade 5 Prize winners: 1st Prize:Maegan Rosario-5D Event: BILLBOARD BARONS Grade: Grade 3 Prize winners: 1st Prize: Nirantaraa Goel – 3F 2nd Prize: Anika SIngh – 3E Grade: Grade 4 Prize winners: 1st Prize: Maira Gupta – 4A 2nd Prize: Hitarth Jain – 4A Event: DIGITAL BOOK COVER Grade: Grade 4 Prize winners: 1st Prize: Vivaan Balvally- 4F 2nd Prize: Dhruv Jalali -4E Grade: Grade 5 Prize winners: 1st Prize: Anaiya Rathi- 5A 2nd Prize:Kavya Agrawal- 5F Event: GAMING GIANTS Grade: Grade 4 Prize winners: 1st Prize: Freya Maru- 4F 2nd Prize: Benjamin Godly- 4B Grade: Grade 5 Prize winners: 1st Prize:Avika Viswanathan-5E 2nd Prize:Jordan Pinto-5B Event: REEL LIFE Grade: Grades 3 & 4 Prize winners: 1st Prize:Kayhan Hormuzd Dee- 3C 2nd Prize:Darsh Luis- 3D 3rd Prize: Dhruv Shukla- 4D Event: PICTURE THE PROVERB Grade: Grades 5 Prize winners: 1st Prize: Kanav Jain 5F 2nd Prize:Shanaya Amin 5B 3rd Prize: Veydant Aggarwal 5D – PRIZE WINNERS LIST – Grades 6 to 12 PERFORMING ARTS COMIC ENERGY – Stand up Comedy Grades 6 – 8 1st Prize : Anya Keskar 7E 2nd Prize: Jehaan Kubadia 7C Grades 9 – 12 1st Prize : Kritaansh Khera 10 D “30 SECONDS” OF FAME – CONTENT CREATION – & REELING THROUGH QUARANTINE 1st Prize : C. Judith Salvita 10E Grades 9 – 12 1st Prize : Samyuktha Alva 9D 2nd Prize: Lisa Kullu 12B RAISE YOUR MIC Grade 6 1st Prize : Siya Kini 6F Isaiah Rodrigues 6B Grades 7 & 8 1st Prize : Saloni Desouza 8D Zaaira Mulchandani 8D ‘INSTEP’ – DANCE COMPETITION Grades 9 – 12 1st Prize : Malishka Vemu 9D 2nd Prize: Shivaranjani Vishwanathan 12 A SCOTTISH SYMPHONY Grade 6 1st Prize : Ethan Luis 6D Grade 7 1st Prize : Anuj Kulkarni 7F Grade 8 1st Prize : Haydn Correa 8F SCOTTISH SYMPHONY Grades 9 – 12 1st Prize : Jovin Christopher 12B 2nd Prize: Josh Varghese 9B Isaac Rodrigues 10C Sydelle Gonsalves 10F EXTREME EXTEMPORE & SLAM VERSE Grades 6 – 8 1st Prize : Aksh Patoria 7B Grades 9 -12 1st Prize : Karunya Sribashyam 9B Grades 9 -12 1st Prize : Nishtha Sridharan 9B – TECH CONNECT MINECRAFT Grade 6 – 8 Minecraft Speed Running : 1st Prize : Nidhish Chavan 8C Minecraft Creative mode building : 1st Prize: Vihaan Venkataraman 7E 2nd Prize: Aniket Krishna 6E Rahil Singh 7C Varun Shah 8A MINECRAFT Grades 9 – 12 Minecraft Speed Running 1st Prize : Angad Kanwar 10C Minecraft Creative mode building : 1st Prize : Raaghav Puri 10B 2nd Prize : Nehvahn khanna 9F Dhruv Rathi 9B AMONG US Grades 6 – 8 No prizes for this event. AMONG US Grades 9 – 12 No prizes for this event. VIRTUAL PICTIONARY Grade 6 1st Prize : Erica Colaco 6D Verushka Mane 6F Grade 7 1st Prize : Aditi Khare 7C Sianna Michael 7F Grade 8 1st Prize : Shreya Upadhyay 8C Janhavi Patil 8A VIRTUAL PICTIONARY Grades 9 – 12 1st Prize : Irisha Deshpande 9E Riva Jogani 9E Kritvee Rajive 10F Kaavya Bhandari 10A Rose Sharon 10A SPREADSHEET PIXEL ART Grades 6 – 8 1st Prize : Ishita Thatha 6F GAME MAKING Grades 6 – 8 1st Prize : Aayati Visaria 8D 2nd Prize : Akshay Niteen Tulpule 7D Grades 9 – 12 1st Prize : Yuvraj Wadhwani 9B 3D ART Grades 9 – 12 1st Prize : Jai Bellare 9B VIDEO EDITING Grades 6 – 8 1st Prize : Nupoor Bhobe 8E 2nd Prize: Avighna Kaushal Chhatrapati 7A 3rd Prize : Samara Pretto 8F VIDEO EDITING Grades 9 – 12 1st Prize : Rommulus Lewis 12B 2nd Prize: Dhwanit Gogri 9D – FINE ARTS FOCUS:Photography Grade 6 1st Prize : Sanskaar Nalawde 6C Eeshta Tagade 6B 2nd Prize: Swara Inamdar 6E Kathit Wilankar 6F Grade 7 1st Prize : Reyansh Vora 7E Grade 8 1st Prize : Sharang Desai 8A 2nd Prize: Haydn Correa 8F FOCUS:FILM-MAKING Grades 9 – 12 1st Prize: Sumedha Komawar 9B Lyla Prasad 9B Aadya Selvamani 9B Arnav Vaidya 9D MOULD IT YOUR WAY Grades 6 – 8 1st Prize : Aditya Sengupta 8E Anshul Goenka 8B MOULD IT YOUR WAY Grades 9 – 12 1st Prize : Sayuri Agarwal 9C DOODLE ME Grade 6 1st Prize : Madhav Shah 6D Grade 7 1st Prize : Zia Tarak Shah 7D 2nd Prize: Rahil Singh 7C Grade 8 1st Prize : Aayushi Shirodkar 8C GLOW UP Grades 9 – 12 1st Prize : Ananya Joshi 9C MYTH-O-MANIA Grades 9 – 12 1st Prize : Rose Esther Sharon 10A COMICAL CREATIONS Grades 9 – 12 1st Prize : Shabib Patel 10E MOVIE MASTERPIECE Grades 9 – 12 1st Prize : Samvar Jain 9B MASK PAINTING Grade 6 1st Prize : Aliya Rashid 6C 2nd Prize : Adeline 6A Sayuj Kalyanpur 6F Grade 7 1st Prize : Arjun Bapat 7D 2nd Prize : Pranav Kaka 7A Grade 8 1st Prize : Ridah Fatima 8C IT’S THAT TIME OF THE YEAR–’RECYCLE’ 1st Prize :Isaiah Daylyn Rodrigues 6B 2nd Prize : Nevaeh Ella Colaco 6F PHONE COVER ART Grade 6 1st Prize : Rittika Ramgadiya 6D 2nd Prize : Samarth Mhatre 6E 3rd Prize : Trisha Mehta 6A Grade 7 1st Prize : Ria Melanie 7A 2nd Prize : Sheeba Solomon 7B 3rd Prize : Aastha Shahane 7C Grade 8 1st Prize : Khushnoor N. Panday 8D 2nd Prize : Navya Vasnad 8E 3rd Prize : Ava Contractor 8A LITERARY ARTS CLIFFHANGER STORY WRITING Grade 6 1st Prize : Pranet Khetan 6C Grade 7 1st Prize : Inaaya Kulkarni 7E Grade 8 1st Prize : Ritika Kalantri 8E CLIFFHANGER STORY WRITING Grade 9 1st Prize : Pari Murgai 9C Grade 10 1st Prize : Isha Savnal 10B MEME MAKING COMPETITION Grade 6 1st Prize : Raphael Kullu 6B Grade 7 1st Prize : Czai Sawant 7A Grade 8 1st Prize : Dev Chheda 8A MEME MAKING COMPETITION Grade 9 1st Prize : Shrey Gawde 9C Grades 10 & 12 1st Prize : Mahir Shah 10E TAGLINE WRITING COMPETITION Grades 6 – 8 1st Prize : Vyoma Doshi 7B Grades 9 – 12 1st Prize : Cayden Dias 9F 2nd Prize: Suhavi Hiranandani 9D HAIKU COMPETITION Grades 6 – 12 1st Prize : Pranav Ranganathan 6A BLACKOUT POETRY Grades 6 – 8 1st Prize : Shreya Upadhyay 8C Grades 9 – 12 1st Prize : Sameera Cunha 10E COUPLET KINGS Grades 6 – 8 1st Prize : Sharanya Sudarshan 8C Grades 9 – 12 1st Prize : Kanishk Singh 9C WARPED REALITY – Grades 9 – 12 1st Prize: Sahil Jaiswal 10A Amrita ganeriwalla 10B Aditya Agarwal 10B Tarang gupta 9F ESCAPE FROM AZKABAN: THE VIRTUAL ESCAPE ROOM Grade 6 1st Prize: Amaira Goyal 6A Krishnamurthy Harishanker 6D Apurva Nigam 6A Ruhaani Nilkanth 6D Aarush Joshi 6C Ranvirr Pardasani 6D Grade 7 Karan Philip 7C Devarsh Raj Bhandari 7A Ishaan Singh 7B Neev Telegi Harapanahalli Math 7D Ananya Dalal 7D Anaya Kaba 7D Arnav Agrawal 7A Potter Mania Grade 8 1st Prize : Krishhey Thacker 8D Grade 6 – 8 1st Prize : Shraddha Bhat 8C 2nd Prize : Aditya Pritam 6D 3rd Prize : Jia Garg 7E ESCAPE FROM AZKABAN: THE VIRTUAL ESCAPE ROOM Grade 9 1st Prize: Nishtha Sridharan 9B Chris George 9F Akshat Jain 9A Shreyasi Poddar 9B Potter Mania Grades 10 & 12 1st Prize : Dhruaan Desai 10C Grade 9 – 12 1st Prize : Naysa Shah 9C 2nd Prize : Josh Varghese 9B 3rd Prize : Sharanya Sorap 9D BOOK IT! Grades 6 – 8 1st prize: Group 3 Dhruv Shirali 8C Venkat Thota 8D Aditi Ginde 8E Saisha Merani 8E BOOK IT! Grades 9 – 12 1st Prize: Group 3 Arjun Raut 9C Liam Shirazi 9C Paree Ghanshani 9D aashka jobalia 9D Aryan Shetty 9F Group 5 Aditi Menon 10A Jazareen V Pardiwalla 10A Paridhi Patwa 10F Kiara Sehwani 12B School Ranking: The India’s School Merit Awards – Bombay Scottish School, Mahim is ranked No. 2 in Mumbai under the ICSE Board Schools. Award ceremony scheduled to be held in Bangalore on 23rd January 2021.Education World India School Rankings 2020-2021 – Bombay Scottish School, Mahim was ranked 6th in Mumbai in the Co-ed Day Schools Category. Student’s Achievements: In the 65th National School Games conducted under the aegis of the School Games Federation of India the following students represented the Council for the Indian Schools Certificate Examination , New Delhi and were winners. They received an appreciation letter and a token of appreciation from CISCE: Zara Baksi of Grade 8 won 1 Silver Medal in Swimming in the U-14 Girls category and received an amount of Rs 8000/- from CISCE. Vedant Bapna of Grade 12 won 2 Gold Medals and 1 Silver Medal in Swimming in the U-17 Boys category and received an amount of Rs 55000/- from CISCE. Gia Doshi of Grade 9 won 1 Gold Medal and 1 Bronze Medal in Shooting in the U-14 Girls category and received an amount of Rs 25000/- from CISCE. Advik Vishwanathan secured the 3rd place in the Mathematical Ability Test 2019 for students of Grade 7 organised by the Brihanmumbai Ganit Adhyapak Mandal. Aayati Visaria secured the 4th place in the Mathematical Ability Test 2019 for students of Grade 7 organised by the Brihanmumbai Ganit Adhyapak Mandal. Stuti Sharma of Grade 12 published her maiden book, a poetry collection called “The Astral Song”, which deals with extreme human emotions, bonds, friendships, search for identity, self love and acceptance. In the YMCA Virtual Essay Writing Competition’, the following students were declared winners from among 402 participants: In the Junior English Category – Ananya Patil of Grade 7 secured the 2nd place In the Senior Hindi Category – Ananya Kolte of Grade 8 secured 1st place. In the ‘Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition, 2020’ conducted across all member countries of ‘The Royal Commonwealth Society’ Lavanya Gupta of Grade 9 won the Bronze Medal for her poem titled ‘Eternity’. Anahita Gupta of Grade 7 won the Gold Medal for her poem titled ‘Majestic’ Sivaranjani Viswanathan of Grade 12 has authored, illustrated and published her maiden collection of 40 poems in a book titled ‘Looking Glass Self’. Aanya Wala of Grade 10 continues to be a KHELO INDIA TALENT . She continues to receive a scholarship for the same. RUN FOR INDIA: Under the Prime Minister’s initiative for the Fit India Movement, the Sports Authority of India selected Aanya to participate in the Run for India Virtual run organized nationally on 29th August 2020. Aanya is the current Indian National Record holder in the 400M Freestyle in Swimming in the Girls U-14 category. Jaikrit Bhattacharya of Grade 11 secured the 1st place in the Western India Junior Open Golf Tournament WIJO 2020. Nirvaan Gada of Grade 2 won the 1st prize for writing a special, beautiful and creative tale in the wizkidscarnival.com’s Tell-Ur-Tale October 20 Challenge. Adhiraj Bhandari of Grade 1 secured the 2nd position in the “South Mumbai Chess Academy Online Tournament” in the U10 category Rosalyn Philip of Grade 5 secured the 1st place in the Bombay YMCA Virtual Solo Singing Competition in the 6-10 years category and also the Virtual Instrumental Competition. In the Bombay YMCA Virtual Instrumental Competition the following students of Grade 7 were winners in the 11-14 years category: Shubhika Dutta secured the first place Paraj Garg secured the second place Sukrit Khanna secured the third place . Pranet Khetan of Grade 6 won the 3rd prize in the Wild Art Competition organized by the Youth for Nature Magazine. Daksh Haria of Grade 5 was acknowledged as a Green Warrior by Project Mumbai.org for his display of civic responsibility by donating plastic for The Mumbai Plastic Recyclothon November 2020. Divit Bhowmick of Grade 2 won the Silver Medal at the Inter School Chess Competition in the U8 category. Avishka Bhor of Grade 5 secured the 1st place in the YMCA Virtual Talent Competition – Dance in the 6 to 10 years category both in the Indian and Western style. Aashi Hanspal of Grade 9 is invited to take part in the upcoming Dubai Kartdrome 24 hours Kart Endurance race scheduled to be held in Dubai on 11th and 12th December 2020. In the online Inter House Quiz organized on 9th November for Grades 1 and 2, the Yellow House emerged winners. The Blue House emerged winners in the Online Inter House General Knowledge Quiz held for the students of Grades 3 to 5 on 6th November 2020. Date: 1st October 2020 Grade: Grade 8 Activity: History: Viranganas – The unsung heroes of India Details: The students of Grade 8 took to the innovative skill of writing a blog to highlight the role of the brave and daring ‘Viranganas – The Unsung Heroes of India’, who fought battles against the ambitious and scheming English East India Company. Date: 28th September 2020 Grade: Grade 6 Activity: Marathi: The World of Akbar and Birbal Details: Various stories from the series of Akbar and Birbal were presented by the students of Grades 7 and 8 during this group activity. It not only instilled confidence in the students but also developed their skills of public speaking, voice modulation and correct diction and pronunciation of words in Marathi. Date: 25th September 2020 Grade: Grade 8 Activity: History – Bombay Darpan Details: Students of Grade 8 studied the usually unnoticed architectural heritage, left behind by the British Raj in South Mumbai, during this virtual tour of the City of Mumbai. Date: 25th September 2020 Grade: Jr.KG Activity: Colour Week Details: Given this week-long event on colours, students donned the attire of a specific colour for the week along with a creative activity. This vivacious and colourful event was thoroughly enjoyed by all students. At the end of the week, all the activities were assembled together in a colour mobile which was enjoyed both, by parents and students alike. Date: 24th September 2020 Grade: Grade 7 Activity: Chemistry: Chemistry Caught on Camera Details: Students investigated and studied the movement and solubility of ink pigments in water through this fun-filled Chromatography experiment while deducing the fact that pigments are most soluble and travel farthest in a solvent. Date: 22nd September 2020 Grade: Grade 1 Activity: EVS Activity Details: This EVS Activity on ‘Seasons’ was a show stopper. Children were attired specific to the season allotted to them, presented through songs and eloquent speeches. It was an engaging and a fun filled experience. Date: 21st September 2020 Grade: Grade 6 Activity: Geography: The Life of Lumberjacks Details: During this audio-visual activity, Grade 6 students were transported virtually to the coniferous forests of Canada, where they studied the high-risk lives of Lumberjacks, followed by a recap through Google e-learning tools. Date: 21st September 2020 Grade: Grade 3 Activity: English Language – Show and Tell Time Details: The ‘Show and tell Time’ activity helped develop the speaking skills and language fluency of every student. Each student proved their eloquence by choosing toys, electronic gadgets, books, pets and sports equipment to name a few. It not only helped them develop communication skills but it also built their confidence to express themselves. Date: 18th September 2020 Grade: Grade 6 Activity: English Literature ‘Magical Dreams’ Details: Hard work and determination being the keys to success was vividly brought out by the students of Grade 6 through an e-poster creation of their favourite sports celebrities who overcame challenges in order to achieve their goal. Date: 17th September 2020 Grade: Grade 2 Activity: Math Activity Details: The children combined cutouts of 2D or 3D shapes, objects and waste material to create beautifully crafted models. The process of creation was not only enjoyed by all students but they were also equally enthusiastic in explaining the construction of these models. Date: 16th September 2020 Grade: Grade 8 Activity: Chemistry: Mysteries of Chemical Reactions Details: An engrossing virtual tour to the Chemistry laboratory was organised during this session, wherein videos depicting the spontaneous change of colours of substances on heating, the different coloured precipitates and the evolution of heat and sound were watched, to gauge better understanding. The project created a spark of inspiration to lose oneself in the mysterious world of Chemistry. Date: 16th September 2020 Grade: Grade 7 Activity: Geography: Atmosphere Warriors Details: Students were divided in groups wherein they stimulated discussions on pressing issues such as Global Warming, the Greenhouse Effect and Ozone Depletion through Google slide presentations. Date: 16th September 2020 Grade: Grade 2 Activity: EVS Activity Details: A festive fancy dress activity was held virtually to help the children to understand the significance of the multifarious festivals of India. The children were adorned in beautiful costumes, each depicting the stories of many religious, national and harvest festivals of our nation. The activity thus introduced a sense of belonging and brotherhood. Date: 15th September 2020 Grade: Grades 6,7 & 8 Activity: PT ENDURANCE TEST Details: The physical fitness and stamina of the students was tried during the Endurance Test conducted by the PE Department. Students were required to perform various exercises that tested their physical well-being. Date: 15th September 2020 Grade: Grade 1 Activity: Math Activity Details: This activity shed light on each child’s imagination and creativity. Various geometrical shapes were beautifully used to create a picture of their choice while keeping various concepts in mind. Date: 14th September 2020 Grade: Grade 7 Activity: Hindi: Maharashtra Paryatan Details: Students toured the famous sites of Maharashtra from the comfort of their own home through this group project. Excellent team work, creativity and presentation skills were demonstrated by all students, while giving them the opportunity to collaborate with their classmates. Date: 14th September 2020 Grade: Grade 3 Activity: Mathematics Activity-Shapes Details: This activity on geometrical shapes in Mathematics was conducted with the aim of enabling students to identify the attributes of basic shapes and to make them aware that every object in their surroundings resembles a shape. A collage or a picture of their choice was assembled from cut-outs of different shapes that aided their imagination in creating a beautiful and meaningful piece of art. Date: 11th September 2020 Grade: Grades 6 to 8 Activity: Hindi: Ek Kavita aur Mera Andaaz Details: On account of the Hindi Diwas celebrations, every student recorded an audio clip of a poem, story or a speech of their choice which was uploaded via Google e-learning tools. The selected pieces vividly communicated their ideas. Effective speaking skills through voice modulation, delivery and diction were learned. Date: 11th September 2020 Grade: Grade 6 Activity: Science-Know the thickness of your coin Details: Through this interesting activity, students skillfully stacked coins of the same value and carefully measured the height of the stacked coins. The correct usage of a ruler and the importance of precision and accuracy was studied. Date: 10th September 2020 Grade: Grade 3 Activity: General Science- Cleanliness, Health and Hygiene Details: Through this e-poster activity via Google e-learning tools the importance of the need for cleanliness in the surroundings was depicted. The aim was to make the students aware that a clean, healthy and a hygienic environment helps in the progress of the country. The students not only created unique slogans for the e-posters but also presented them which helped foster teamwork, building confidence and better communication skills. Date: 9th September 2020 Grade: Grade 7 Activity: English 2: Travelogue – Blog Details: During this fun activity, students created their own blog. Memories of their ‘Best Trip’ were expressed through their posts. The project was brought to a closure with an activity through Google e-learning tools and it proved to be a good approach in reminiscing the joys of a vacation involving a taste of freedom.  Date: 8th September 2020 Grade: Grade 7 Activity: Geography – Virtual Tour of Africa Details: Students watched a Virtual Tour of three very important components of African culture and natural resources namely; the Maasai Tribe, the Nile and the Sahara. Based on the information acquired from the video clip, a quiz was then answered via Google e-learning tools. Date: 8th September 2020 Grade: Grade 7 Activity: Physics- Motion Vlogs Details: Using the experimental and problem-based approach, students learned to deduce the velocity of an object in motion.  Predictions about changes in variables such as distance, time and velocity, through interaction with objects were explained and quantified. Thus, logical reasoning skills and the abstract concepts of Physics were made interesting. Date: 8th September 2020 Grade: Grade 6 Activity: History: Mysteries of the Chinese Civilization Details: Through this activity, an informative slide presentation was done based on the characteristic features of the Chinese Civilisation. This project helped students explore the past and the present of the country while learning about the various Chinese Dynasties through the catchy Gangnam style rhythm.  Date: 8th September 2020 Grade: Grade 5 Activity: English Language – An Original Story Details: In keeping with the objective of respecting and appreciating others and the wisdom handed down from generation to generation in the lesson, ‘Native Wisdom’, students along with being dressed traditionally also laid emphasis on various customs, the origin and significance of various traditions, festivals, languages, food and in conclusion one special aspect of their culture was stressed upon. Along with appreciating the beauty and diversity of different cultures students also gained insight into their own culture and origin. Date: 4th September 2020 Grade: Grade 8 Activity: Biology – Know your Blood Pals Details: Students of Grade 8 used their understanding of Blood groups to identify their Blood Pals. Blood groups of 10 friends were researched and identified in terms of the compatibility of blood donation between donors. This activity sensitised the students towards the noble act of blood donation. Date: 4th September 2020 Grade: Grade 7 Activity: History: The World Of Islam Details: In this group activity, students researched and developed a holistic view of ‘The Birth and Spread of Islam’. It encouraged students to understand and develop respect for people of different religious faiths and draw similarities between Islam and Christianity.  Date: 2nd September 2020 Grade: Grade 8 Activity: English Literature: BOND WITH RUSKIN -Ruskin Bond’s Stories Details: As part of their English Literature Project, students got a peep into the honoured Ruskin Bond’s commendable contribution to the English Literature. Some of Bond’s captivating short stories were explored along with virtual collaboration and presentation of nuances of these stories through Google Slide presentations. The session ended with students gathering insight on six enchanting stories by this living legend. Date: 1st September Grade: Grade 4 Activity: Social Studies Details: In order to appreciate the unique physical features of the earth, with reference to the lesson, ‘Major Landforms and Water Bodies’, the students of Grade 4 collaborated and presented one continent each in this group activity. It increased their knowledge of the various gifts that mother nature has bestowed in the form of mountains, plateaus, plains, deserts and water bodies. Date: 31st August 2020 Grade: Grade 4 Activity: English Language Details: The group activity titled ‘Young Scientist’ was conducted with the aim of encouraging students to develop scientific inquiry skills. The students collaborated and presented an invention or discovery made by the scientist assigned to their group. The activity exposed them to diverse ideas about the scope of a ‘who can be a scientist’. Date: 28th August 2020 Grade: Grade 8 Activity: Physics – Lights, Camera and Action Details: Through this group activity, short video films on factors affecting the rate of evaporation were created and presented by connecting these factors with daily life experiences. Students applied the concepts of Physics in a creative manner through collaborative learning while giving a boost to their confidence. Date: 26th August 2020 Grade: Grade 3 Activity: Social Studies – Celebrating Leaders Details: The activity was conducted with the aim of building awareness of the sacrifices and accomplishments of our national leaders. Students were clad in costumes of a National Leader of their choice. They not only shared interesting information about the life and achievements of the leader they had chosen to be but also one quality they thought a leader should possess.  Date: 22nd August 2020 Grade: Grade 7 Activity: Marathi: Aural Comprehension – Priceless Treasures Details: Through the video clip on the importance of our eyes as a ‘Priceless Treasure’, students were able to build on their vocabulary and boost their listening skills. They learned to appreciate the gift of sight and not take it for granted. Date: 21st August 2020 Grade: Grade 7 Activity: Biology: Grow your Mould Details: Students were encouraged to conduct a simple experiment on the study of the growth of fungi on bread with the help of bread slices placed in different growth conditions like refrigerators, freezers and kitchen platforms. A day wise picture collage recorded the inferential learning. Through this activity, students felt treated as ‘Junior Mycologists’ Date: 21st August 2020 Grade: Grade 5 Activity: Marathi Activity – My favourite Animal/Bird Details: This activity was aimed at understanding and developing Marathi speaking skills. Students spoke about their favourite animal or bird in the Marathi language. It aided students with correct pronunciation and sentence formation. – Club Activities: Date : 26th September 2020 Grade : Grades 5 to 10 Activity : Nature Club Details: Around 165 enthusiasts of ‘The Dabchick Nature Club’ from Grades 5 to 10 participated in an enthralling session on Butterflies which highlighted the life-cycle, types and states of a butterfly. During this virtual tour, the students paid a mesmerising visit to the Ovalekar Wadi Butterfly Garden in Thane. The session ended with a quiz conducted via Google e-learning tools. Date : 21st August 2020 Grade : Grades 9 & 10 Activity : Brain Club Details: A General Knowledge test was conducted for the ICSE students via Google e-learning tools. The top scorer for the Adam Mackay Prize was Aditya Agarwal Date : 19th August 2020 Grade : Grades 6 to 10 Activity :UNESCO Club Details: Travel restrictions during the pandemic having failed to dampen the spirit of the UNESCO Club, 100 students enthusiastically took a virtual tour of UNESCO’s Heritage structure of the iconic Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in the city. They were enriched with stories of the past and architectural knowledge that dated back to 200 years, along with an interesting fun-filled quiz that followed. – Pride of Scottish: Name of the Event: Young Leaders for Active Citizenship Description: Alaiha Vanjara was part of the Ka-rona Campaign, an initiative by Young Leaders for Active Citizenship which focuses on providing a safe platform for people to voice out their troubles and share their stories. As a content writer and spoke about the importance of mental health during the pandemic. Alaiha was amongst the 3 best volunteers for mental health across 150 volunteers from all age groups. Name of the Event: Student Advisory Board of ENpower Learning Description: Viyaa Vora and Aditya Nagarsekar has been selected to be on the Student Advisory Board of ENpower Learning. The platform will encourage Entrepreneurship, 21st Century Life Skills, Innovation and Design Thinking among teens which in turn will enable them to upskill themselves, master their learning, create product ideas and launch ventures. Name of the Event: Book: Me and My Durga Description: Arhaan Mandke has debuted as an amateur writer and will be publishing his first mythological Story book ‘ME AND MY DURGA’ under Manorama Publications. His book is covered by the popular and respected ‘mother-child’ club and website known as ‘First Moms Club’. Name of the Event: Book: The Astral Song Description: Stuti Sharma has published her maiden poetry book titled, ‘The Astral Song’ which deals with extreme human emotions, bonds, friendships, search for identity, self love and self-acceptance. It is available on Kindle and Amazon. – Reaching Out: Name of the Event: Crowdfunding Description: Given the adverse impact of COVID-19 on our Society, the school along with Fueladream identified 3 problem areas wherein the students of Grades 9 to 12 made a significant difference to the community through crowdfunding campaigns. Funds were raised to support the needs of the underprivileged in society. These grade wise charitable initiatives were undertaken in association with Rotary Club of Bombay Pier Charitable Trust and Swayam Shikshan Prayog. Grade 9 took up the campaign to provide the needy with hygienically packed cooked meals during COVID 19. They raised Rs 63.2L which helped to provide a total of 4.2L meals. Aarav Gupta raised INR 6.44 lakhs . With the aim of providing the farmers with vegetable storage coolers, students of Grade 10 raised a sum of Rs 21.6L and donated approximately 144 subjee coolers. Varun Nirula of raised INR 1.87 lakhs . Students of Grade 11 and 12 raised a sum of Rs. 46.2L for the purpose of donating reusable sanitary pads to the underprivileged urban users. Approximately 18,487 users from the city were covered by this drive. Dhruv Sashidhar raised INR 3.4 lakhs . – Student Achievements: Event: YMCA Virtual Essay Competition Date: 19th September 2020 Achievements: The following students were declared winners at ‘YMCA Virtual Essay Competition’ from among 402 participants: Junior Category: Ananya Patil 2nd prize Rapheal Nogueira 5th prize Pranet Khetan 6th prize Aaraina Trivedi 7th prize Rhea D’costa 8th prize Krishiv Bhatia 9th prize Sonimrin Shimray 10th prize Event: Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition Date: 15th September 2020 Achievements: These siblings won laurels at the ‘Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition, 2020’ conducted across all member countries of ‘The Royal Commonwealth Society’. Lavanya Gupta was awarded the Bronze Award for her poem titled ‘Eternity while Anahita Gupta , was awarded the Gold Award for her poem titled, ‘Majestic’. Both poems were based on the topic, ‘Imagine you are Planet Earth, what would you say to Humans’? Event: Junior Category, ‘Drawing through the Window’ Spectrum 2020 – All India Art and Craft competition by Unison World School Date: 28th August 2020 Achievements: Kashish Bawa Enand won the 1st Prize in the Junior Category, ‘Drawing through the Window’ in the ‘Spectrum 2020 All India Art and Craft Competition’ by Unison World School. Event: ‘Thumbs Up’ Spectrum 2020 – All India Art and Craft competition by Unison World School Date: 28th August 2020 Achievements: Nicole Lee received the Special Mention Award, ‘Thumbs Up’ in the ‘Spectrum 2020 All India Art and Craft Competition’ by Unison World School. Event: ‘Doodle Fr ‘ Spectrum 2020 – All India Art and Craft competition by Unison World School Date: 28th August 2020 Achievements: Livia Thomas received the Special Mention Award, Doodle Fr in the ‘Spectrum 2020 All India Art and Craft Competition’ by Unison World School. Event: ‘Lithographic 2.’ Spectrum 2020 – All India Art and Craft competition by Unison World School Date: 28th August 2020 Achievements: The following students received the Special Mention Award, Lithographic 2.0 in the ‘Spectrum 2020 All India Art and Craft Competition by Unison World School: Indrani Ray Roxanne Crasta Calvin Kumar Harsha Pareek Nivritee Singhi Zidaan Mulchandani Vihan Krishna Event: Poster Competition organised by India March for Science-Mumbai Chapter Date: 16th August 2020 Achievements: Ananya Patil won the 2nd Prize in the Poster Competition organised by ‘India March for Science-Mumbai Chapter’. Event: Creative Writing Competition Date: 15th August 2020 Achievements: Niharika Pai Participated in an online creative writing competition conducted by ‘The Thinking Pen’ for young writers. Her write-up ranked 19th amongst the top 25 essays. As a gratification, her essay ‘What if…A book came to Life’ will be published as an e-book Event: Phonics Olympiad Date: 2nd August 2020 Achievements: Hriaansh Wadekar and Raesha Wadekar These siblings won the 3rd place in the Phonics Olympiad – National level Name of the Event: The Cathedral Mathematics Competition Date: 1st August 2020 Grade: Grades 9 and 10 Description: Aditya Nagarsekar was awarded a Silver Medal in the Junior category. Aditya Srikanth was awarded Certificate of Distinction for scoring amongst the top 10% in the Junior Category. Name of the Event: The Times NIE Student of the Year Date: 31st July 2020 Grade: Grade 9 Description: At the ‘Times NIE Student of the Year’ partnered with Vidyalankar Institute of Technology, the following students won laurels:- First rank Aarya Jain Second rank Akash Randive Both students were invited to attend a webinar on career guidance. Third rank Krrish Goel Fourth rank Advait Tahilyani Fifth rank Shreyaan Desai These students were respectively awarded e-certificates and scholarships from Vidyalankar Institute. – Activities: Date: 27th August 2020 Grade: Grade 7 Activity: English Language – Words at Play Details: Students assumed the role of a quiz master, providing fun brain teasers during the group project activity titled, ‘Words at Play’. This unique task that was conducted using the fish bowl technique helped the students build their vocabulary and kept them thoroughly engaged. Date: 21st August 2020 Grade: Grade 6 Activity: Geography – Virtual Tour to Yellowstone National Park Details: Students were taken on a virtual tour to one of America’s first National Parks, viewing stunning landscapes of mountains, the Yellowstone River, wildlife hot springs and Geysers. Date: 21st August 2020 Grade: Grade 6 Activity: Science- Cell’fie’ Details: This DIY activity entailed the usage of easily available materials at home wherein the students represented the various components of plant or animal cells. Date: 20th August 2020 Grade: Grade 6 Activity: Hindi – Childhood Memories Details: The students enjoyed reliving their childhood memories through innovative advertisements and jingles. Their creative side came alive through artistic mediums of posters, charts, videos and puppet shows to name a few. Date: 19th August 2020 Grade: Grade 6 Activity: English Language-Online Project Details: The innovative use of Google e-learning tools and the essay writing task of reaching out to those in trouble, was effectively completed by students, creating their original stories, after having watched the movie, ‘The Grasshopper and the Ant’. Date: 14th August 2020 Grade: Grade 7 Activity: Mia : Our Atmosphere Details: Students focused on the importance of saving the atmosphere and its repercussions were discussed through an audio-visual portraying a world where the atmosphere had vanished completely. Date: 14th August 2020 Grade: Grade 6 Activity: Science – Building model of Element and Compound Details: Students actively participated in building models of elements and compounds through clay moulding. The activity helped increase their scientific awareness, allowing them to compare concepts with real life applications. Date: 7th August 2020 Grade: Grade7 Activity: Civics-The Scottish Charter Details: A Class Constitution was created by students after having acquired the relevant knowledge on the Preamble of India. The ‘Scottish Charter’, was hence creatively devised and applied in the present classroom set up. Date: 30th July 2020 Grade: Grades 6 to 8 Activity: English Literature-Speakathon Details: Students selected a riveting poem of their choice and recited it through an audio clipping.  It provided them the opportunity to showcase their confidence and voice their varied interests. Date: 30th July 2020 & 3rd August 2020 Grade: Grades1 and 2 Activity: Mere Pyare Bhol Details: In this one minute Show and Tell Activity in Hindi, the students presented objects and toys of their choice and spoke the language proficiently by means of inspiring presentations, with impressive use of vocabulary. Date: 30th July 2020 Grade: Grade8 Activity: Physics-Magical Mirrors Details: Students were encouraged to apply their logical and analytical skills to understand the formation of images using a combination of plane mirrors. Date: 27th July 2020 Grade: Grade6 Activity: Science-Impact of Landforms on the life of the people Details: In this group activity, students researched on various landforms with respect to population, density, clothing, shelter, transportation, occupations and industries, in different regions, through interesting PowerPoint Presentations. Date: 24th July 2020 Grade: Grade 7 Activity: Weather Recording Details: Students were taught the difference between climate and weather and their characteristics. The weather was recorded for continuous days wherein they learned of its ever-changing conditions. Date: 21st July 2020 Grade: Grades 1 and 2 Activity: Little Speakers Details: This Show and Tell Activity fostered public speaking and built confidence in our young minds. A descriptive narration of an object of their choice led to an enhancement of their oratory skills. The bubbling energy and enthusiasm displayed by the students was apparent. Date: 20th July 2020 Grade: Grade 7 Activity: Biology-Smart Cell City Details: The students, having been taught the various cell organelles, were then required to formulate a creative and colourful e-brochure, illustrating the cell organelles as part of a Smart Cell City. Date: 10th July 2020 Grade: Grade 6 Activity: English Literature-Comic Strips Details: Comic strips with a moral were prepared by students. Their reason, enthusiasm and motivation was evident as their creative and artistic writing skills came alive. Date: 7th July 2020 Grade: Grade 6 Activity: Science – Shadow Details: Students developed the spirit of inquiry through this experiment conducted by using a torch and any opaque object easily available on their study desk. The observations inferred were then put to test through Google e-learning tools. Date: 7th July 2020 Grade: Grade 7 Activity: Physics- Experiential Learning Details: Through this DIY experiment using household materials, students learned the concept of density which was further assimilated by them in understanding that not all solids are denser than liquids. Date: 3rd July 2020 Grade: Grade 8 Activity: English Literature – E-poster Details: Grade 8 students were encouraged to design an e-poster of the memories they created during the summer vacation on the topic, ‘Every Cloud has a Silver Lining’. Date: 3rd July 2020 Grade: Grades 6 to 8 Activity: Creative Writing Details: The budding writers from the Middle School participated in an English Creative Writing Assignment. All of them took to Google e-learning tools for writing their essays which in turn enhanced their innovative side while making them tech-savvy and confident. Date: 2nd July 2020 Grade: Grade 8 Activity: Population Dynamics Details: This activity entailed group presentations during the online class where slides were collated based on the density of population around the world, and problems associated with over population were also highlighted. Date: 2nd July 2020 Grade: Grade 7 Activity: Chemistry-Real Time Demonstrations Details: The concept of physical and chemical changes was taught through this DIY experiment wherein the students made use of ingredients that were easily available at home. It proved to be an enriching experience for students based on the reactions inferred through the curdling of milk on adding lemon juice and an explosion of effervescence on mixing baking soda and vinegar. Date: 26th June 2020 Grade: Grade 6 Activity: English Literature-Rhyme at Work Details: Students were encouraged to compose their own poems of one or two stanzas based on nature, using rhyming words. Date: 26th June 2020 Grade: Grade 7 Activity: Marathi-Mumbai Darshan Details: After having taught ‘Majhi Mumbai’ during online class, an exercise was conducted via Google e-learning tools. Students used pictures and specific clues to identify interesting places in their own city. This provided a virtual tour of the metro during the lockdown period. Date: 19th June 2020 Grade: Grade 7 Activity: English Literature-Mind Map Details: Students were encouraged to draw a mind map using their creativity to depict the imagery used in the poem, ‘In the Bazaars of Hyderabad’, thus helping them visualise the scene of a local market. Date: 19th June 2020 Grade: Grade 7 Activity: Map of the Vicinity Details: Students gained an understanding of the types of maps, the colours and conventional symbols used to draw up maps. They were then challenged to become cartographers themselves and draw a map of their immediate surroundings using colours and symbols. – Pride of Scottish: Name of the Event: Humanist Global Charity Description: Ishita Ramanujam has been selected as one of the 5 interns from across the globe at the Humanist Global Charity, a USA non-profit organisation that helps people in poverty, especially non-religious people, girls, women, orphans, widows and refugees all over the world. She founded the ‘Go Corona Go Movement’ raising more than Rs. 2,50,000 for charity, ‘Inside Out’, a student well being Club and ‘Baker Girl’, an entrepreneur business. Ishita is the only intern who is an Indian to have been selected for this internship.  Name of the Event: The Olympic Podium Scheme Junior Programme Description: Aanya Wala has been selected to be a part of the Government of India’s scheme: The Olympic Podium Scheme Junior Programme. She is the only one of the 14 swimmers shortlisted across India among a total of 258 athletes across various Olympic sporting disciplines. Name of the Event: Book: I Want To Be An Author Description: Ananya Shetty has written a story titled ‘The Heist Of Horror’ that has been shortlisted to feature in the book, ‘I Want To Be An Author’. – Reaching Out: Name of the Event: Reaching Out Description: Rida Khan mobilized support for the underprivileged children and their parents during the COVID-19 induced lockdown. After coordinating with the NGO Salaam Bombay Foundation to help volunteers reach out to 7000 families with ration kits and crowdfunding Rs 3,00,000/- for the heart surgery of a 10 year old child of a migrant worker, Rida emerged as one of the youngest ‘angels’, who made a difference in the city. Aradhita Sharma and Aradhya Sharma These siblings have turned ‘Red Zone Warriors’ by raising almost Rs 50,000/- over 3 weeks. They initially dipped into their ‘piggy bank’, then turned to friends and relatives, before going online to raise funds. The funds in turn were used to buy sanitizers and masks for frontline workers like civic staffers, cops and also migrant workers. Arnav Gupta and Gia Gupta This sibling duo along with their friends conducted Rubik’s cube classes online to raise money for ‘Roti Bank’ which provides nutritious meals for cancer patients at Tata Memorial Hospital. They managed to raise Rs 10,000/- which was donated to the hospital. Name of the Event: Crowdfunding Description: Given the adverse impact of COVID-19 on our Society, the School along with fueladream identified 3 problem areas where students made a significant difference to the community through crowdfunding campaigns: Grades 11 and 12 took up donation of reusable sanitary pads to underprivileged women in Mumbai. Grade 10 took to helping farmers in Maharashtra by donating SUBJEE coolers. Grade 9 decided to provide meals for migrant workers and daily wage labourers in Mumbai. – Student Achievements: Event: Furtados School of Music Date: 2nd September 2020 Achievements: At the All India ‘Band It’ 2020 Inter-school Competition organised by the Furtados School of Music, the Bombay Scottish Band, ‘THE ONES’ won Rs 1,00,000/- worth vouchers from Furtados and a training opportunity for any one Trinity Exam. ‘Performers’: Giselle Qureshi Nia D’Souza Ganapathy Pranit Singh Sanwalka Parhaan Khanna Raphael D’Souza Event: YMCA Virtual Painting Competition Juniors and Seniors Date: 15th August 2020 Achievements: At the YMCA Virtual Painting Competition Junior and Senior categories, the following are the prize winners: Age Group Rank 3rd – Erica Colaco Rank 8th – Kashish Bawa-Enand Age Group Rank 2nd – Jenita Rank 6th – Aayushi Shirodkar The topic was based on how the COVID situation has been positively different for you. Event: Coronials Wordsmiths Date: 29th July 2020 Achievements: Ria Melanie   Was acknowledged as ‘Top Writer’ in the Writing Contest.  Event: Speech and Debate India’ National Tournament Date: Jul-20 Achievements: Arnav Agarwal Team Won 7th Place Team Award at Nationals Was also recognized as winner of the Good Sportsmanship Award and Most Improved Award. Ananya Vyapak and Delzeen Singpurwalla Team was recognized with an Honorable Mention Award and both have been consistently strong speakers and great collaborators. Event: Dugong Day 2020 Date: 28th May 2020 Achievements: Won the 1st Prize in a painting contest conducted by the ‘Wildlife Institute of India’. Event: NHAF Nationals Interschool Drawing Competition Date: 7th March 2020 Achievements: Won the 3rd Prize. The topic was Shades of India 2020. Event: YLAC Ka -Rona Campaign Date: 10th April 2020 Achievements: Alaiha Vanjara was awarded a certificate for outstanding contribution to the Ka-rona Campaign, an initiative by YLAC which focuses on providing a safe platform for people to voice out their troubles and share their stories. It is affiliated with the alumni of Oxford and Harvard Universities. She was a content writer and spoke about the importance of mental health during the pandemic. She was among the three best volunteers for mental health amongst over 150 volunteers from all age groups. – Pomegranate – We create Sustainability Festival 4th and 5th October 2019 Event : Scottish Band ; Sting Theory won the second place in the Battle of the Bands Contest. Achievements: Jai Bellare – won the second place in the Battle of the Bands Contest. Ashwin Shekhar – won the third place in ‘Celebrating Desi Vegetable Contest’. Priyanshi Kedia – won the first place in the ‘Poster It’ Contest. Lavanya Gupta – won the second place in the ‘Poets for Sustainability Contest’. – Football 7th October 2019 Event : MSSA Inter-School Football Tournament held at Cooperage Football Ground Achievements: The U.14 Girls Football team were the winners. 13th October 2019 Event : DSO Inter-State Football Tournament held at Balewadi Stadium Pune Achievements: Myra Virdi and Pranita Nimkar were selected to represent Maharashtra for SGFI. 12th October 2019 Event : Psychology Sociology Seminar held at The Cathedral and John Connon School Achievements: Rishi Ahuja was awarded the ‘Best Delegate’. 7th to 11th January 2020 Event : YMCA Brainwaves – Inter-School Competition Achievements: Rama Mhatre – secured the 1st place in the Marathi Essay Writing Competition in the Junior Section. Neerja Padhye – secured the 3rd place. 7th to 11th January 2020 Event : Hindi Essay Writing Competition Achievements: Mahika Goyal – secured the 3rd place. 7th to 11th January 2020 Event : English Essay Writing Competition Achievements: Tanisha Maheshwari – secured the 1st place. Josh Varghese – secured the 2nd place in the Senior Category. 7th to 11th January 2020 Event : Hindi Elocution Competition Achievements: Darshil Kochar – secured the 1st place. Krish Doshi – secured the 3rd place in the Senior Category. 7th to 11th January 2020 Event : Hindi Story Telling Achievements: Jesse Thomas – secured the third place. 7th to 11th January 2020 Event : Poster Making Competition Achievements: Soumil Rathi – secured the 1st place. 7th to 11th January 2020 Event : General Knowledge Competition Achievements: Advik Vishwanathan and Paraj Garg – secured the 1st and 2nd place respectively. 24th February 2020 Event : Mukta Kotnis Science Competition held at Saraswati Mandir School Achievements: Advik Vishwanathan – secured the 1st place in the Junior Category and won the Rolling Trophy, Certificate and a cash prize of Rs. 1000/- Jai Bellare and Aditya Srikanth – secured the 2nd place in the Senior Category and won certificates and a cash prize of Rs. 700/- each. – Student Seminar and Workshop Date : 4th October Conducted by : Pearl Academy, Andheri Attended by : Ms Shirin Khan, Ms Sonali Panicker, Ms Sunita Billava The workshop revolved around development of a student centered environment. The speaker engaged the audience using group discussions on learning strategies to overcome challenges faced in a classroom. Activities such as poster making and think-pair-share were conducted so as to help the audience understand the do’s and don’t’s while executing these methods in our classrooms. – Staff Seminar and Workshop 22nd to 24th August Conducted by : British Council Attended by : Ms B. Lobo The workshop helped to create an understanding of the course material which British Council has developed for Six Core Skills which will help teachers to develop deep learning techniques. Of these six Core Skills, British Council during the training presented details of one of their Advanced Module – Creativity and Imagination. Through interactive activities, the resourse personal tapped our inner creativity and laid stress on the need for teachers to expand the imaginative horizons of students. 28th & 29th August 2019 Conducted by : IC3 Attended by : Ms.Mayura Mohta School Heads, University Representatives & Counsellors Conclave IC3 also offered great networking opportunities with counsellors from other schools. It was a forum that connected the School Heads and Counsellors directly with all the National and International University Heads and Admission Officers. The seminars and workshops conducted by professional in the field of education were very informative and interesting as they offered an insight into new methodologies and technology. 4th Sept 2019 Ms A Jacob Pomegranate team Dr Stuart Kohlhagen A unique and enriching workshop was conducted for Mathematics and Science teachers of Grades 6-10 to bring innovation to the teaching of Stem. A day long workshop, where the participants did hands-on activities and learnt how to bring critical thinking and creative problem solving to the classroom.The workshop explored topics such as Computational thinking, Common misconceptions in Science and Simple digital tools for learning science. 10th September 2019 Conducted by : Trinity College London Ms C Veigas They emphasized on intergrated skills in English language, communication skills, problem solving, critical thinking and to teach children to put ideas across with ease. People skills were also included. – Inter School Events: 24th August 72nd Bandra Gymkhana Inter School English Elocution & Choral Recitation Competition. 1. Isaiah Rodrigues, 1st place in the U 8-12 years Boys category. awarded a trophy, cash prize of Rs.700 and a Certificate. 2. Anahita Gupta, 2nd place in the U8-12 years Girls category. 3. Cherise Gomes, 2nd place in the U12-15 years Girls category. 28th to 30th August Council’s National Sports & Games 1st CISCE National Shooting Championship 2019-20 Category: U 14 Girls Gia Doshi won Silver in the Air Rifle Open Sight Category and has been selected for the SGFI Shooting Nationals. Category: U 17 Boys Vihaan Shah won Silver in the Air Rifle Open Sight Category and has been selected for the SGFI Shooting Nationals. Category : U 19 Boys Pratham Hari won Gold in the Air Rifle Open Sight Category and has been selected for the SGFI Shooting Nationals. Perspective 360 0 : An initiative to promote global citizenship by developing articulation, critical thinking and sensitivity to the needs of the Society. Date : 26th August Grade : 6A Topic : It isn’t big to make others feel small The students spoke of different types of bullying and its impact on the self-esteem of the victim. Tips and techniques to cope with bullies were shared in the forum. During the open forum discussion, some students confessed to have bullied other people or being by-standers. The students took a pledge to safe guard their own rights as well as of others. Date: 9th September Grade : 8B Topic : Plastics – Lets BagIt The students highlighted the importance as well as ill effects of using plastics in the form of a Rap Song. This was followed by a PPT which had interesting videos on alternatives to plastics. The legal aspects of using plastics was also highlighted. Date: 11th September Grade 7B Topic: Online Predators The students highlighted the dangers of interacting with strangers online especially while playing multiplayers cyber games. The students shared their own experiences and highlighted ways of identifying and dealing with Online Predators. Date: 18th September Grade : 6D Topic: Cheating is a choice not a mistake The students explained the different forms of cheating and its impact on self and society. The importance of following ethics was highlighted. The students were made to reflect on their own behavior and how they sometimes cheated on themselves. Date: 23rd September Grade : 9A Topic : Revoking Article 370 Students of 9A explained through panel discussions, power points, skits and speeches what revoking of Article 370 of the Indian Constitution meant to the people of Kashmir and India. They brought to light how Article 370 came to be included in the Constitution and how Kashmir enjoyed autonomy and formed its own laws as a separate Union Territory. The Session concluded with an open discussion on the consequences of this decision. – Student Achievements 4th August 2019 The Bombay Gymkhana Sub-Junior Badminton Tournament 2019 Riya Vinherkar – Runner Up – Girls U.13 years category 11th August 2019 Y.K.K.F. India Karate Championship 2019 Aanishka Thacker – Gold medal in Kata and Kumite – Girls U.13 years category 11th August 2019 MCDCA Maharashtra State Selection Chess Tournament Nirvaan Gupta – 1st prize – Boys U.6 years category 17th August 2019 Karnatic Classical Music Competition 2019 Sakshi Sriram – 1st prize in Karnatic Classical Music – Inter School Events 9th August 2019 Council’s National Sports and Games 2019 Badminton Tournament Vajra Mainkar – 2nd in the Boys U.16 category – Field Trip: 23rd August 2019 Grade : 5 Social Studies -Wonders of the Universe and Eclipses Nehru Planetarium The students learnt about the solar system, the different stars, planets and constellations. They also learnt about how and why eclipses occur and the various myths and facts associated with them. – Club Outings and Activities: 24th August 2019 Grades: 5,6,7& 8 Adventure Club Students had a wonderful experience on their first adventurous trek for this academic year. The students enjoyed the view of the mountains as they ascended its summit. They also had a short tour of the remains of the Lohagarh fort where they experienced misty clouds, fog along with showers of rain which may not be experienced in unison within the reach of our cities.The students thoroughly enjoyed the trip and it was evident on their happy faces. – Inter School Events: 11th July 2019 Frank Anthony Memorial Debate, Category 1 /ISC Lakshya Dugar and Aman Zaveri were the Runners-up Topic : “Effective Democracy Is Possible Only With Effective Citizenship” 11th July 2019 Frank Anthony Memorial Debate, Category 2 / ICSE Tanmay Arvind – Second Best Speaker – 13th July 2019 – Council’s National Sports & Games 1st CISCE Regional Shooting Championship 2019 Dev Chheda – 1st position in Air Rifle Peep Sight U.14 Boys Category Neil Pullambra – 1st position in Air Rifle Peep Sight U.17 Boys Category Fiih Patel – 2nd position in Air Rifle Peep Sight U.17 Girls Category Saahil Ghorpade – 2nd position in Air Pistol U.17 Boys Category Shreeya K. – 3rd position in Air Pistol U.17 Girls Category Sriram Ramesh – 1st position in Air U.19 Boys Category Arnav Gupta – 2nd position in Air Pistol U.19 Boys Category Arnav Akhaury – 3rd position in Air Pistol U.19 Boys Category Gia Doshi – 1st position Air Rifle Open Sight U.14 Girls Category Lavanya Gupta – 3rd position Air Rifle Open Sight U.14 Girls Category Vihaan Shah – 1st position Air Rifle Open Sight, U.17 Boys Category Shashank Varma – 3rd position Air Rifle Open Sight U.17 Boys Category Pratham Hari – 1st position Air Rifle Open Sight U.19 Boys Category 19th July 2019 35th YMCA Inter School Debate Competition, Category 2 / ICSE Team members: Pragya Gupta , Sidharth Wagle , Arav Chhada , Kritvee Rajive Result : won the YMCA Panel Debate, bringing home the Rolling Trophy and Cash Prize of Rs 5000/- Topic -”Should farmers loans be waived? ‘ 20th July 2019 AISM Declamation, ISC Category Danish Hussain – Second Best Speaker. 22nd July 2019 Council’s National Sports & Games 2019, U.14 Boys category Event : Swimming Armaan Jetha – Gold medal in 4 x 100mts Freestyle, Silver medal in 200mts Individual Medley and Silver medal in 200mts Freestyle 23rd July 2019 DSO Subroto Inter – School Football Tournament The Under 17 Boys Football Team were winners The Team : Click here 23rd July 2019 DSO Subroto Inter – School Football Tournament 2019 The Under 17 Girls Football Team won the Runner Up Trophy. The Team : Click here 23rd July 2019 DSO Subroto Inter – School Football Tournament 2019 The U 14 Boys Football Team team won the 3rd place Team Members : Click here 25th July 2019 Council’s National Sports & Games 2019, U.14 Boys category Event: Chess Ritvik Krishnan – 1st place 25th July 2019 Council’s National Sports & Games 2019, U.17 Girls Category Event: Swimming Aanya Wala – Gold medal in 200mts Freestyle, Gold medal in 200mts Backstroke, Silver medal in 100mts Butterfly stroke 25th July 2019 Council’s National Sports & Games 2019, U.17 Girls Category Event: Swimming Arshia Vora – Gold medal in 50mts Breast stroke, Silver medal in 200mts Breast stroke, Silver medal in 100mts Breast stroke 25th July 2019 Council’s National Sports & Games 2019, U.14 Girls Category Event: Swimming Zara Baksi – Gold medal in 400mts Freestyle, Silver medal in 100mts Freestyle, Silver medal in 200mts Breast stroke 25th July 2019 Council’s National Sports & Games 2019, U.17 Girls Category Event : Swimming Stuti Bhatia – Bronze medal in 50mts Butterfly stroke 25th July 2019 Council’s National Sports & Games 2019, U.17 Girls Relay Team Event: Swimming Gold medal in 4 x 100mts Freestyle Relay. Team: Arshia Vora , Suhani Baksi , Stuti Bhatia , Aanya Wala 29th July 2019 MSSA Inter-School Football Tournament First Division U16 Boys The team won the Runners-Up trophy 3rd August 2019 Sam Berkeley YMCA Elocution Competition, ICSE Category Cherise Gomes – First Runner Up, Senior Category Anahita Gupta – Third place, Junior Category 4th August 2019 1st Senior State Aquatic Championship 2019 organised by Swimming Association of Maharashtra, Women’s category Aanya Wala – Gold medal in 400mts Freestyle, Gold medal in 800mts Freestyle, Gold medal in 1500mts Freestyle, Silver medal in 400mts Individual Medley,Gold medal in 4 x 100mts Freestyle Relay, Gold medal in 4 x 100mts Medley Relay, Gold medal in 4 x 200mts Medley Relay. 7th August 2019 DSO Subroto Zonals Inter – School Football Tournament The U 17 Boys Team won the 3rd place 9th August 2019 Council’s National Sports and Games 2019 Badminton Tournament Sub Junior Boys won the silver medal 19th August 2019 Frank Anthony Memorial Debate – Zonal Final,Category 1 /ISC Lakshya Dugar and Aman Zaveri – the Runner- up team. Topic : “True Democracy Is Impossible” – Student Achievement: Singapore and Asian Schools Math Olympiad Vivaan Bhatia – Silver medal for outstanding achievement among 30,000 participants from 20 countries 30.6.2019 46th Junior National Aquatic Championships 2019 Reyan Gada – Bronze medal in 800mts Freestyle 16.7.2019 Summer Classic Junior Squash Open Yuvraj Wadhwani – 2nd place in the Boys U.15 years category 21.7.2019 Greater Mumbai Amateur Aquatic Association Swim Meet 2019 Alisha Tulshan – Bronze medal in 50mts Backstroke, Bronze medal in 50mts Butterfly stroke in the U.8 years category 25.7.2019 PNB Met Life Junior Badminton Championship 2019 Riya Vinherkar – 1st place in the U.11 years category Initial Speech & Drama by Trinity College, London Ayush Dhingra – secured Distinction Grade 1 Theory of Music Erica Colaco – secured Distinction Grade 3 Theory of Music Zarah Salins – secured Distinction 11.8.2019 Y.K.K.F. India Karate Championship 2019 Khushi Goenka – Gold medal in Kata in the Girls U.12 years category 11.8.2019 Y.K.K.F. India Karate Championship 2019 Muskan Goenka – Silver medal in Kata in the Girls U.12 years category – Inter House Events: Date : 8th July 2019 Inter- House Hindi Elocution Grades: 6 to 8 Topic: Grade 6 – Poems based on friendship, seasons or festivals Grade 7 – Moral based stories Grade 8 – Speeches based on Farmers of Today, Women Empowerment Benefits / Disbenefits of Plastic Winners : Std 6 -1st – Aditya Arora 2nd – Kiana Fernandez 3rd – shared by Inaaya Kulkarni and Anahita Gupta Std 7 -1st – Shiv Kini 2nd – Ayaan Rajkotwalla 3rd – Anika Garg Std 8 -1st – Lavanya Gupta 2nd Dhriti Shah 3rd – Suhavi Hiranandani Date: 23rd July 2019 Inter-House Hindi Elocution Grades: 9 to 12 The winners were ICSE. 1st – Alaiha Vanjara , 2nd – Sanya Prabhu ; 3rd – Pragya Guptaand Suhaaniya Singh ISC : 1st Lakshya Dugar , 2nd Syed Danish Husain – Football: Our Girls U.14 team were winners at the Goa Super Cup 2019 held on 12th May 2019 in Goa. The team: Myra Virdi Noheeni Bhulescarr Kieara Sabhlok Vinona D’Silva Shreya Ravuri Shayna Shenoy Aaria Bafna Shriya Arvind Nitya Tiwari Insiyah Sarkar ‘Best Player’ of the tournament: Noheeni Bhulescarr ‘Best Goalkeeper Award’: Myra Virdi Our Boys U.15 team were winners at the Goa Super Cup 2019 held on 12th May 2019 The team: Sudhanshu Naik Rayoji Patil Rushaad Engineer Tanmay Kakkar Craig Salve Kritaansh Khera Praneel Sanzgiri Jash Bhansali Rishang Choksi Shrey Yewale Aniket Jain Akshat Jain Krish Ramanujam Best Goalkeeper Award: Kritaansh Khera Highest Scorer of the Tournament: Craig Salve Our Boys U.11 ‘A’ team were Runners-up at the Goa Super Cup 2019 The team: Arnav Agarwal Ishaan Singh Rehaan Bhat Arnav Kashikar Arjun Bapat Tanay Mahale Reyansh Vora Parth Mittal Shivaank Bhatia Yash Kapadia Aarya Bafna ‘Best Goalkeeper Award’: Reyansh Vora Our Boys U.13 were Runners-up at the Goa Super Cup 2019 The team: Ivaan Shringi Nigel Binu Bhagya Popat Aarav Nagpal Devansh Tanna Atish Bhalerao Arhaan Bhat Dhvanit Dole Ephraim Philip Dhwanit Gogri Keith Lobo ‘Best Goalkeeper: Aarav Nagpal ‘Best Player’ of the tournament: Bhagya Popat – Basketball Our Girls U/16 Basketball team secured 2nd place at the Don Bosco Cup tournament from 22nd to 27th April 2019 at Don Bosco School, Matunga The team: Sanjana Runwal Sharika Kaul Ria Kakkar Rashi Muthukumar Sanaaya Yewale Sarah Dayal Aashna Thomas Yashodhara Ray Sia Varma Diti Shetty Tanya Deshmukh Kimaya Vaswani – Badminton Angad Tathgir won the Boys U.13 Greater Mumbai Badminton Association District Championship held at CCI on 7th June 2019. – Dance: Natasha Varkey completed the certificate course of Masters of Dance in Bharatnatyam in 1st class, with Distinction in theory and practical. – Speech & Drama Anaiya Rathi has been awarded Distinction in Grade 1 Speech and Drama by Trinity College, London – Art Sitansh Mehta 3rd prize at the All-India Inter-School Online Art competition organised by CFBP Kashish Bawa Jury Award at the All-India Art competition 2019 organised by Indian Developmental Foundation and Sanskriti Arts Sivaranjani Vishwanathan Jury Award at the Indradhanush All-India Art Contest 2019 conducted by Sanskriti Arts – Trekking Kavya Kulkarni has successfully completed the Summer Ascent of Vijay Top Trek of the Himalayas in Uttarakhand from 20th to 24th May 2019 – Tennis Vivaan Karande was Runner-up in the Boys u.12 Singles Tennis tournament at the All India AITA National Ranking Tennis Tournament held at Haryana on 3rd June 2019. – Swimming Reyan Gada GMAAA Aquatic Championship held on 11th May 2019 1] 1500mts Freestyle – Gold medal 2] 800mts Freestyle – Bronze medal 3] 400mts Freestyle – Bronze medal 4] 200mts Backstroke – Bronze medal 1st Junior and Sub-Junior State Aquatic Championship 2019 held in Pune on 30th May 2019 1] 1500mts Freestyle – Gold medal 2] 800mts Freestyle – Silver medal 3] 400mts Freestyle – Bronze medal Aanya Wala GMAAA Aquatic Championship held on 11th May 2019 1] 400mts Freestyle – Gold medal 2] 800mts Freestyle – Gold medal 3] 1500mts Freestyle – Gold medal 4] 400mts Individual Medley – Silver medal 5] 200mts Butterfly Stroke – Silver medal Otters 34th Open Swimming Gala held on 20th April 2019 1] 100mts Freestyle – Gold medal 2] 100mts Backstroke – Gold medal 3] 100mts Butterfly Stroke – Gold medal 4] 200mts Freestyle Event – Gold medal 5] 200mts Individual Medley – Gold medal 6] 100mts Breaststroke – Silver medal Zara Baksi Acres Club Open Swim Meet 2019 1] 100mts Freestyle – Gold medal 2] 100mts Breaststroke – Gold medal 3] 100mts Butterfly stroke – Gold medal 4] 100mts Backstroke – Bronze medal Gold Scholar Award Winners at the Asset Talent Examination 1] Viivaan Bhatia 2] Advik Viswanathan – Badminton Darius Pardiwalla Federation of Zoroastrian Association for Welfare and Culture held at NSCI on 17th May 2019 1] Winner in the Boys U.18 Singles Event 2] Winner in the Open Doubles Event Greater Mumbai District Badminton Championship at CCI Club 1] Winner in the U.15 Singles Event 2] Runner-up in the U.17 Singles Event 3] Runner-up in the U.17 Doubles Event – Squash Kavya Bansal 1] Otters Club Vedanta Squash Open on 13th April 2019 – 2nd place 2] Southern Slam conducted in Egmore Chennai on 30th May 2019 – 1st place Tiana Parasrampuria Otters Club Vedanta Squash Open on 13th April 2019 – 1st place – Karate Sharang Desai 31st Busan Mayor’s Cup and the 12th Korea Open International Karate-Do Championship held in Busan, South Korea on 12th June 2019 1] Individual Kumite Event – Silver medal 2] Team Kata Event – Silver medal 3] Individual Kata Event – Bronze medal – Cricket Our U-16 Cricket team won the Runner-Up trophy at the Matunga Shield Tournament. The Team: Download – Art & Music Sakshi Sriram has received a Consolation prize in Carnatic Contest Group 2 held at Shanmukhanada Hall on 24th February 2019. Sakshi was also awarded a Scholarship by Shanmkhananda Bharatiya Sangeetha Vidyalaya for her proficiency in Carnatic Vocal for securing Distinction in Year 3 Examination. Verushka Keer has successfully completed Classical Dance Prarambhik with 1st class Vheer Khanna has been awarded Distinction in Popular Music Vocals Grade 1 by the University of West London and administered by London College of Music Examinations. Aarav Shetty has successfully passed the Prarambhik Examination conducted by the Akhil Bharatiya Gandharva Mahavidyalaya in the Musical Instrument Table with 1st grade. Rizelle Churchill won the 1st prize at the District Drawing Competition conducted by the Central Bombay Bharat Scouts and Guides District Association on 24th February 2019. Valerie Nayak won the 1st prize at the Review Writing Contest for ‘Tales from the Other Side : Untold Histories and Hidden Truths’ a play viewed by our Std. 9 students on 14th January 2019 at NCPA. Her review will be published in the Mumbai Theatre Guide. – Spring MUN 2019 A delegation of 11 students participated in the Spring MUN Conference conducted by Hill Spring International School, Tardeo on 1st and 2nd February 2019. The following are the awardees: Lakshya Dugar was awarded the gavel for winning ‘Overall Best Delegate’ in the Night Crisis Committee. He was also awarded ‘Outstanding Delegate’ in the Security Council. Syed Danish Husain was awarded the gavel for winning ‘Best Delegate’ in the Counter Terrorism Committee. Hardik Khattar was declared ‘Outstanding Delegate’ in the Security Council. The following students have received ‘Honourable Mention’: Ansh Purohit Aaditya Asnani Sidharth Wagle – Speech and Drama The following students have been awarded Distinction by Trinity College, London: Lavanya Gupta Grade 5 Group Drama Krish Merchant Grade 4 Communication Skills Shubhika Datta Grade 1 Piano Ayaan Kerkar Grade 2 Acting Anahita Gupta Grade 3 Acting in Pairs Darshil Kochar Grade 2 Acting Aarav Shetty Distinction in Grade 1 Music Performance Kiaan Durante Distinction in Grade 3 Graded Examination in Spoken English Aanya Muni Grade 3 Examination in Spoken English Alaina Goyal Grade 1 Speech and Drama Mishika Gupta Initial Communication Skills Jay Rino Grade 3 Spoken English – Gymnastics Shrimayi Sawant has won the following laurels in Gymnastics in the Girls U.8 years category: 1] At the MSSA Rhythmic Gymnastics Competition she won a Silver medal in Free Hand and Ball Event. 2] At the Mumbai Games Gymnastics Competition she won a Silver medal in Ball Event. 3] At the 11th Mumbai District Gymnastic Championship held at Bharatiya Krida Mandir, Wadala on 21st February 2019 she won a Gold medal in Group Event and a Gold medal in Team Event. 4] At the 29th Maharashtra State Rhythmic Gymnastics Championship held on 31st March 2019 at Amravati she won a Silver medal in Group Free Hand Set. At the 11th Mumbai District Gymnastic Championship held at Bharatiya Krida Mandir, Wadala on 21st February 2019 Vyoma Doshi won a Silver medal in Group Event. At the 11th Mumbai District Gymnastic Championship held at Bharatiya Krida Mandir, Wadala on 21st February 2019 Sasha Shanbhag won the following awards in the U.8 years category: 1] Gold medal in Ribbon Set 2] Gold medal in Group Event 3] Gold medal in Team Event At the 29th Maharashtra State Rhythmic Gymnastics Championship held on 31st March 2019 at Amravati Sasha Shanbhag won the following: 1] Gold medal in Ribbon Set 2] Silver medal in Group Free Hand Set 3] Bronze medal in Team Championship. At the 11th Mumbai District Gymnastic Championship held at Bharatiya Krida Mandir, Wadala on 21st February 2019 Vanessa Thacker won the following awards in the Girls U.10 years category: 1] Gold medal in Hoop Set 2] Gold medal in Group Event 3] Silver medal in Clubs Set 4] Bronze medal in Team Event 5] Bronze medal in Free Hand 6] Bronze medal for being the 3rd best Gymnast in her category. Mihika Salunkhe has secured a Gold medal in Team Event in the U.10 years category at the 12th Artistic Gymnastics Championship held at Bharatiya Krida Mandir, Wadala on 10th March 2019. At the 1st Rhythmic Gymnastic Cup 2019 held at Hyderabad on 16th February 2019 Vanessa Thacker won the following awards in the Girls U.10 years category: 1] Gold medal in Free Hand Event 2] Gold medal in Clubs Set. At the 29th Maharashtra State Rhythmic Gymnastics Championship held on 31st March 2019 at Amravati Vanessa won the following awards in the U.10 years category: 1] Gold medal in Clubs Set 2] Gold medal in Hoop Set 3] Gold medal in Team Championship 4] Bronze medal in Free Hand Event 5] Gold medal in All Round Event in the Girls U.10 years category. At the 11th Mumbai District Rhythmic Gymnastics Championship held on 22nd February 2019 Krishi Jain won the following awards in the Girls U-16 years category: 1] Bronze medal in Hoop Set 2] Bronze medal in Bell Set 3] Bronze medal in Ribbon Set 4] Silver medal in Team Event 5] Bronze medal for being the 3rd Best All-Round Gymnast. Shanaya Lingam secured a Bronze medal in Individual All-Round Event Bronze medal in Team Event at the 12th Artistic Gymnastic Championship held at Bharatiya Krida Mandir, Wadala on 10th March 2019 in the U.8 years category. – Skating At the 29th Bombay District Roller Skating Championship held on 4th November 2018 Samyukta Alva won the following awards: 1] 500mts Rink Race – Gold medal 2] 1000mts Rink Race – Gold medal 3] Road Race – Gold medal At the 9th Open Mumbai Speed Skating Championship 2019 Samyuktha Alva won a Silver medal in the Girls U.14 years category. Prahast Ojha has been awarded the following medals in Skating in the 6 to 8 years category: 1] At the 2nd Mumbai Skate Challenge 2019 held on 17th February 2019 he won a Gold medal in Rink Race and a Silver medal in Rink Race 2] At the Roll-o-Fit 19th Skating Championship held on 23rd February 2019, he won a Silver medal in 500mts Rink Race. Our Senior Group Aditya Choudhury and Arnab Choudhury received ‘Special Mention’ for the innovativeness of their project. – Tennis Veer Shekhar Prasad was Runner-Up in the Boys U.14 Singles Event and Boys Doubles Event at the Future Stars Junior Tennis Tournament held in Panchgani on 1st March 2019. – Football At the Mumbai District Football Association Inter-District Football Tournament held on 26th February 2019 in Jalgaon, our students were a part of the Runner-Up team: The Team: Jash Bhansali Craig Daniel Kritaansh Khera Khush Gathani Jash Bhansali was awarded ‘Best Defender’ of the tournament. – Swimming Nishkarsh Kabra has won the following awards in Swimming at the NSCI In-House tournament in the Boys U.10 years age group held on 24th February 2019: 1] 4 x 25mts Team Relay – Gold medal 2] 50 yards Backstroke – Silver medal 3] 50 yards Freestyle – Bronze medal The following students excelled at the 27th Open IIT Swimming Gala held on 31st March 2019 in the Girls U.8 years category: Saanvi Deshwal 1] 50mts Breaststroke – Gold medal 2] 50mts Freestyle – Gold medal Anvi Deshwal 1] 50mts Freestyle – Silver medal 2] 50mts Backstroke – Bronze medal – Squash At the I Squash Pune Junior and Senior Championships held on 6th February 2019: Agastya Bansal stood 1st in the Boys U.11 years category. Kaavya Bansal stood 1st in the Girls U.15 years category. – Karate Nakshatra Kalambi was awarded a Bronze medal in Kumite in the U.8 years category at the Mayors’ Judo Karate Championship tournament on 24th February 2019 conducted by the BMC. Rudraa Himalian won a Bronze medal in Kumite in the Boys U.10 years category at the Mumbai Mayor Maharashtra State Karate Championship 2018 held on 2nd December 2018 at the New District Sports Complex, Dharavi. Raychelle Fernandes won the following awards at the Mumbai Mayor Maharashtra State Karate Championship 2018 in the U.12 years category: 1] Bronze medal in Kata 2] Bronze medal in Kumite At the 24th Asian/International WFSKO Open Karate Championship Ayush Dhingra was awarded a Bronze medal in Kata in the Boys 6 to 7 years category. – Athletics At the MSSA Championship held at Ratnagiri on 3rd March 2019, Ryley Lobo won the following awards in the Boys U.8 years category: 1] Long Jump – Bronze medal 2] 4 x 50mts Relay – Gold medal – Chess At the Maharashtra State Schools Chess Championship Zaisha Ajmera secured a Gold medal for being the ‘Youngest Girl Child’ at the tournament held at Nehru Centre, Worli on 20th November 2018. – Golf Jaikrit Bhattacharya has won the Runner-Up trophy at the West Zone IGU Golf Tournament held at Willingdon Club on 27th March 2019. – Robotics – Pride of Scottish Yash Muthalia and Avya Gupta won the most coveted championship award at this year’s FLL First Lego League, an International STEM Robotics Championship for School students. They were a part of a team that designed an autonomous LEGO robot, capable of doing multiple jobs right from 3D printing to rescuing an astronaut from a slipped space walk. The team will be representing India at 1st World Festival in the month of April in USA amongst 160 other Nations. – Global Youth Conference Neil Alex George was a part of the winning team at the Global Youth Conference 2019 held at CP Goenka International School on 3rd February. Neil’s team came up with two solutions in dealing with waste management: 1] An edible drinking bottle to replace plastic. 2] A green filter for filtering water from public sources. – Karate At the 22nd State Level Karate Championship 2018 held on 30th December 2018 Nakshatra Kalambi was awarded a Silver medal in Kumite in the under 20kgs category. At the Inter-School Karate Competition conducted by Yudansha Kobijitsu Karate Doh Federation, held on 27th December 2018 at Milenium Park, Panchgani Ansh Thacker secured a Bronze medal in Kata in the Boys U.10 years category. Aanishka Thacker secured a Bronze medal in Kata in the Girls U.13 years category. Kenny Nigrel has been awarded the Junior Sho Dan Ho at the 93rd All India Gojukai Karate Do Training Camp conducted by Sou Shihan Yoshio Kuha 10th Dan Red Belt. This camp was held at New District Sports Complex, Dharavi, Mumbai from 22nd to 24th December 2018. Rudraa Himalian stood 2nd in Kata in the Girls U.12 years category at the Mumbai Mayor Maharashtra State Karate Championship 2018 held on 2nd December 2018 at District Sports Club, Dharavi. – Golf Jaikrit Bhattacharya secured 1st place in category B as well as 1st place in the overall category at the WIGA Junior Open Golf Championship held at Willingdon Sports Club on 18th January 2019. – Tennis Veer Prasad won the Boys U.14 Tennis Tournament organized by MSLTA Yonex Sunrise NSCI All-India Ranking Championship Series Tennis Tournament 2019. – Squash Our students excelled at the MSSA Inter-School Squash Tournament held on 23rd January 2019. Yuvraj Wadhwani Gold medal in the Boys U.13 years category. Vivaan Bhatia Silver medal in the Boys U.13 years category. Aleya Masand Bronze medal in the Girls U.13 years category. Kaavya Bansal Bronze medal in the Girls U.16 years category. At the 3rd Juhu Vile Parle Gymkhana Squash Championship 2019, held on 31st January 2019 our students won the following laurels: Tiana Parasrampuria Gold medal in the Girls U.15 years category. Agastya Bansal Silver medal in the Boys U.11 years category. Kaavya Bansal Bronze medal in the Girls U.15 years category. – Athletics At the 43rd Bombay YMCA State Level Annual Athletic Meet 2019 held on 13th January 2019 at the Mumbai University Pavilion Shraavi Borkar secured a Gold medal in the 4 x 50mts Relay event in the Girls U.6 years category. – Badminton Riya Vinherkar won the 1st prize at the Press Fit Badminton Masters Cup Maharashtra State Open 2019 in the U.11 Girls Singles category held at Kalyan on 26th January 2019. Darius Pardiwala was Runner-Up in the U.14 Boys Singles category at Mumbai Schools Sports Association MSSA Badminton tournament held at the CCI on 12th January 2019. – Swimming Aanya Wala won the following medals at the recently conducted National Level Swimming Competitions: 1] At the 64th National School Games 2018-2019 held on 19th December 2018 she was awarded 400mts Freestyle – Gold medal 4 x 100mts Freestyle Relay – Gold medal 200mts Freestyle – Silver medal 200mts Butterflystroke – Silver medal 4 x 100mts Medley Relay – Silver medal 2] At the Khelo India Youth Games held on 12th January 2019. 4 x 100mts Freestyle Relay – Silver medal 400mts Freestyle – Bronze medal At the 75th Cricket Club of India Ltd. Inter-Club Swimming Championship 2019 held on 27th December 2019 the following students won laurels: Saanvi Deshwal 50mts Backstroke – Gold medal 50mts Breaststroke – Gold medal in the U.8 years category. Anvi Deshwal 50mts Backstroke – Gold medal 50mts Freestyle – Gold medal in the U.8 years category. Alisha Tulshan Butterfly stroke – Bronze medal in the U.8 years category. Viivaan Thakur 50mts Freestyle – Gold medal 50mts Butterflystroke – Gold medal 50mts Backstroke – Gold medal 50mts Breaststroke – Silver medal 100mts Individual Medley – Silver medal – Individual Championship Trophy in the Boys U.12 years category. At the 47th Bombay YMCA Annual Inter-Club Swimming Gala 2019, Viivaan Thakur won the following awards in the Boys U.12 years category: 100mts Freestyle – Gold medal 100mts Backstroke – Gold medal 100mts Butterfly stroke – Gold medal 4 x 50mts Freestyle Relay – Gold medal 4 x 50mts Medley Relay – Silver medal – Individual Championship Trophy in the Boys U.12 years category. At the 47th Bombay YMCA Annual Inter-Club Swimming Gala 2019 held on 3rd February 2019 Alisha Tulshan 50mts Breaststroke – Bronze medal – Chess Ritvik Krishnan was ranked 1st at the Universal Chess Foundation Chess Tournament held on 26th January 2019 where he scored 6.5 out of 9 points. He was also awarded a cash prize of R20,000/- Aditya Ramanathan stood 2nd at the Bhopal International Grand Masters Chess Tournament 2018 held in Bhopal where he scored 6 points out of 10 rounds. He received a trophy and a cash prize of R12,000/- Sara Mody secured 1st place at the In-House Chess Tournament 2019 in the U.12 years category at NSCI, Mumbai. She was awarded a trophy and a cash prize of R5,000/- – Gymnastics Vanessa Thacker won the following accolades in Rhythmic Gymnastics in the Girls U.10 years category at the Mumbai Games held on 20th January 2019 at Dharavi Sports Complex. 1] Gold medal in Hoop Set. 2] Bronze medal in Free Hand Set. – Bridge Anshul Bhatt won the award of excellence for his Outstanding Performance in the open category at the 9th FNCC All-India Open Bridge Championship held in Hyderabad on 4th February 2019. – Rhythmic Gymnastics Sasha Shanbhag secured a Gold medal in Rhythmic Gymnastics at the Mumbai Games 2018 Rhythmic Gymnastics Competition in the U.8 years category on 20th January 2019. – Pride of Scottish Vedant Bapna represented Maharashtra State at ‘Khelo India’ 2019 held in Pune on 14th January 2019 and won the following awards in Swimming: 1) Gold medal in 100mts and 200mts Backstroke – Discovery School Super League Contest The following students from Stds. 4 to 9 have topped their respective grades in the 1st Round of the Discovery School Super League Contest held on 29th October 2018. They have been commended for their exceptional performance in Math and Science and have qualified for Round 2 to be held in due course. Vyom Mankekar Soumil Rathi Advik Viswanathan Kavish Nasta Sahil Jaiswal Aditya Choudhury – Squash Yuvraj Wadhwani won a bronze medal at the British Junior Open 2019 – a world ranking Squash tournament held in Birmingham on 7th January 2019. Yuvraj is currently ranked No. 1 in the Boys U-13 years category. At the 10th India Junior Squash Open held at the CCI on 23rd December 2018 Agastya Bansal secured 2nd place in the Boys U-11 years category. – Basketball Our Girls U-16 Basketball team secured the 3rd place at the MSSA Basketball tournament held on 22nd December 2018 at Azad Maidan The Team: Download Kaavya Bansal secured 3rd place in the Girls U-15 years category. – Shooting At the Sports For All Championship 2018-2019 Season 4, held on 13th December 2018 the following students did themselves and our School proud: Shreeya K. 1] Gold medals in Air Pistol 10mts range in U-17 and U-19 years categories. Ranveer Kamat Gold medals in Boys U-14, U-17 and U-29 years categories At the 2nd RYP Invitational Sports Meet 2018 held on 30th September 2018 he won : 1] Bronze medals in the Junior Men and Men’s category. – Rhythmic Gymnastics At the MSSA Inter-School Rhythmic Gymnastics Competition held on 30th November 2018 at the BRG Sports Complex Sasha Shanbhag won the following awards in the Girls U-10 years category: 1] Gold medal in Ribbon set 2] Silver medal in Club set – Swimming At the YMCA Inter-School and Junior College Swimming Championship 2018 held on 16th December the following students excelled: 1] Anvi Deshwal Gold medal in 25mts Backstroke Silver medal in 25mts Freestyle Silver medal in 25mts Breaststroke in the Girls U-7 years category. 2] Saanvi Deshwal Gold medal in 25mts Breaststroke in the Girls U-7 years category. Zara Baksi Gold medal in 50mts Breaststroke Gold medal in 50mts Butterflystroke Silver medal in 50mts Freestyle Silver medal in 50mts Backstroke in the Girls U-11 years category. – Speech, Drama & Dance Arianna Thomas has been awarded Distinction in the following: 1] Grade 2 Ballet Exam conducted by Royal Academy of Dance on 10th July 2018. 2] Distinction in Grade 3 Modern Theatre Dance Exam conducted by Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing on 6th November 2018. – Suhaaniya Singh was awarded 1st prize in the Senior group for Modern Ballet, at the Great Indian Ballet Competition held on 2nd December 2018. – Malishka Vemu has been awarded: 1] Distinction in Grade 3 Modern Theatre Dance Examination conducted by Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing on 6th November 2018. 2] Merit in Grade 3 Ballet Examination conducted by the Royal Academy of Dance on 10th July 2018. – Creative Writing Competition 2018-2019 The following students were declared winners at the Bombay Cambridge Gurukul Inter-School Creative Writing Competition 2018-2019: Malishka Vemu 1st position Arianna Thomas 2nd position Advik Viswanathan 3rd position – Chess At the Maharashtra State Schools Chess Championship 2018 Vrisha Shah was awarded 1st position in the Girls U.12 years category. Aayati Visaria was awarded the 1st prize in Mallakhamb and Rope Mallakhamb at the MSSA Inter-School Competition in the Girls U.12 years category. – Swimming At the MSSA Aquatic Championship 2018-2019 held on 2nd December 2018 the following students did themselves and our School proud: 1] Aanya Wala 100mts Freestyle – Gold medal 2] 100mts Backstroke – Gold medal 3] 100mts Breaststroke – Gold medal 4] 200mts Individual Medley – Gold medal 5] Individual Championship Trophy in the Girls U.14 years category. Zara Baksi 1] 100mts Breaststroke – Gold medal 2] 200mts Individual Medley – Gold medal 3] 100mts Butterflystroke – Silver medal 4] 100mts Freestyle – Silver medal 5] Individual Championship Trophy in the Girls U.12 years category. Viivaan Thakur 1] 100mts Freestyle – Gold medal 2] 100mts Backstroke – Gold medal 3] 100mts Butterflystroke – Silver medal 4] 200mts Individual Medley – Bronze medal 5] Championship Trophy in the Boys U.12 years category. Anvi Deshwal won the following awards in Swimming in the Girls U.8 years category at the MSSA Inter-School Aquatic Championship: 1] 50mts Backstroke – Silver medal. 2] 50mts Freestyle – Silver medal. At the GMAAA Swim Meet on 17th November 2018 she was awarded the following medals: 1] 4 x 25mts Freestyle Relay – Gold medal 2] 4 x 25mts Medley Relay – Gold medal 3] 50mts Backstroke – Silver medal 4] 50mts Freestyle – Silver medal 5] 50mts Breaststroke – Bronze medal 6] Runner-Up Championship Award in the Girls U.7 years category. Saanvi Deshwal won the following awards in Swimming in the Girls U.8 years category at the MSSA Inter-School Aquatic Championship: 1] 50mts Backstroke – Gold medal. 2] 50mts Breaststroke – Gold medal 3] 50mts Butterflystroke – Bronze medal. 4] Individual Championship in the Girls U.8 years category. At the GMAAA Swim Meet on 17th November 2018 she was awarded the following medals: 1] 50mts Breaststroke – Gold medal 2] 50mts Backstroke – Gold medal 3] 50mts Butterflystroke – Silver medal 50mts Freestyle – Bronze medal 4] Individual Championship in the Girls U.7 years category – Golf Jaikrit Bhattacharya won the Runner-up trophy at the prestigious Guzdar Cup Golf tournament played at Willingdon Sports Club on 3rd November 2018. Dev Aswani is ranked 2nd in the Indian Golf Union West Zone Merit List. He has consequently qualified to play the IGU National Junior Boys Tour 2019. – Squash Tiana Parasrampuria was winner at the Northern India Squash Championship held in Delhi on 29th November 2018. – Karate At the Mumbai Mayor Maharashtra State Karate Championship held on 2nd December 2018 at District Sports Complex, Dharavi Amaarah Dewan secured the 3rd place in Kata in the Girls U.10 years category. Kenny Nigrel has secured the 1st place in the Individual Kumite Competition at the Inter-School Karate Championship at New District Sports Complex, Dharavi on 13th October 2018. – Taekwondo At the 2nd Mumbai Consul General Cup 2018 Open Taekwondo Championship Gia Gupta won a Bronze medal in Poomsae in the Sub-Junior category. This event was held in Balwadi Sports Complex, Pune on 20th October 2018. – Suhani Baksi 1] 100mts Freestyle – Gold medal 2] 100mts Butterflystroke – Gold medal 3] 100mts Backstroke – Gold medal 4] Individual Championship Trophy in the Girls U.16 years category. Our Swimming team won Gold medals in 4 x 50mts Freestyle and 4 x 50mts Medley Relay: Aanya Wala Stuti Bhatia Zara Baksi Suhani Baksi – Rhythmic Gymnastics Vanessa Thacker won the following accolades at the MSSA Inter-School Rhythmic Gymnastics Competition held on 30th November 2018 at Dharavi Sports Complex: 1] Free Hand Event – Gold medal 2] Club Event – Gold medal 3] Loop Event – Gold medal – Taekwondo The following students won laurels in Taekwondo at the Council’s National Sports and Games 2018 at the Regional level, held at Euro School, Airoli on 21st July 2018: Shravani Shinde 1st position in the Girls U.14 years below 38kg Advait Sanjanwala 1st position in the Boys U.19 73-78kg Dev Kyal 2nd position in the Boys U.17 years below 45kg Devansh Desai 3rd position in the Boys U.17 years below 45 kg – Badminton At the Council’s National Sports and Games 2018 held in Bangalore on 11th October 2018 Darius Pardiwala won the 3rd place in Badminton in the Boys U.17 years category. – Swimming At the AISM National tournament held at Valsad, Gujarat Tirtha Pawar won a bronze medal in 50mts Freestyle and a bronze medal in 50mts Freestyle Relay in the Senior Girls category. At the GMAAA Inter-School and Junior College Swimming Meet held on 3rd and 4th November 2018 the following students did themselves and the School proud: Anvi Deshwal 25mts Freestyle – Gold medal 25mts Backstroke – Gold medal 25mts Breaststroke – Bronze medal – Individual Championship Trophy Award in the Girls U.6 years category. – Saanvi Deshwal 25mts Breaststroke – Gold medal 25mts Backstroke – Silver medal 25mts Butterflystroke – Silver medal 25mts Freestyle – Bronze medal Runner-Up Trophy Award in the Girls U.6 years category. Zara Baksi 50mts Breaststroke – Gold medal 50mts Butterflystroke – Gold medal 100mts Individual Medley – Silver medal 50mts Backstroke – Silver medal 50mts Freestyle – Silver medal. Runner-Up Trophy Award in the Girls U.11 years category. Armaan Jetha 50mts Butterflystroke – Silver medal 100mts Individual Medley – Silver medal 50mts Backstroke – Silver medal 50mts Freestyle – Bronze medal Armaan was awarded the Runner-Up trophy in the Boys U.11 years category. Suhani Baksi 100mts Backstroke – Gold medal 100mts Freestyle – Silver medal 100mts Butterflystroke – Silver medal 50mts Freestyle – Bronze medal 100mts Individual Medley – Bronze medal Suhani was awarded the Runner-Up trophy in the Girls U.15 years category. – Golf Jaikrit Bhattacharya won the Runner-Up trophy category B at the West Zone Golf tournament held at Willingdon Sports Club on 25th October 2018. Congratulations to Dev Aswani for scoring a ‘Hole in One on Hole 3’ at Kharghar Valley Golf Course during the IGU West Zone Junior Feeder Tour on 11th September 2018. Dev was also winner at the West Zone Sub-Junior and Junior Feeder Golf Tour 2018 at the Willingdon Sports Club. – Chess Hriday Bhuta was among the top five players from Mumbai Zonal DSO to participate in the DSO tournament held at Chiplun on 25th October 2018. He has been selected to represent Maharashtra State at the National DSO 2018 to be held later in the year. Ritvik Krishnan secured 1st position in the U.12 years open category at the Maharashtra State Schools Chess Championship 2018 held on 18th November 2018 at Nehru Centre, Worli. Aditya Ramanathan secured 2nd position in the U.12 years open category at the Maharashtra State Schools Chess Championship 2018 held on 18th November 2018 at Nehru Centre, Worli. Paraj Garg stood 3rd at the Mumbai City District Chess Association MCDCA District Schools Chess Selection 2018 in the Boys U.10 years category. Trisha Krishnan won the following awards: 1st place at the All-India Fide Rating Chess Tournament in the Girls U.9 years category where she scored 5 out of 9 points. This event was held on 13th November 2018 3rd place at the MCDCA District Schools Chess Selection 2018 in the Girls U.10 years category. – Skating Kimaya Vaswani excelled in Skating at the District Championship of BRSA held on 3rd November 2018. 500mts Rink Race – Gold medal 1000mts Rink Race – Gold medal Road Race – Gold medal Trisha Krishnan was awarded Distinction in Piano Grade 1 Examination conducted by Trinity College, London – Tennis Veer Prasad won the Runner-Up in the Boys U.14 Doubles at the All-India Ranking Championship Series Tennis tournament 2018 on 9th November 2018 – Squash – Pride of Scottish Our students excelled at the Junior Squash National Championship held in Jaipur on 3rd November 2018: Yuvraj Wadhwani Winner in the Boys U.13 years category Neel Joshi Winner in the Boys U.17 years category Kaavya Bansal Winner in the Girls U.13 years category Tiana Parasrampuria 2nd place in the Girls U.13 years category – Inter-School Karate Competition The 38th All India Gojukai Karate Do Competition was held at New District Sports Complex, Mumbai on Saturday, 13th October 2018. Though in the midst of the Term 1 Assesments, our students excelled in every category. The Results: Download At the 12th IIKF All-India Karate Championship held at Priyadarshini Sports Complex, Mulund on 2nd October 2018 Freya Maru won a Gold medal in Kata and Gold medal in Kumite in the Girls 6 to 7 years category. – Badminton At the Council’s National Sports and Games 2018 held at Bangalore on 11th October 2018 Darius Pardiwala won 3rd palce in Badminton in the Boys U.17 years category At the Council’s National Sports and Games 2018 held at Valsad, Gujarat on 6th October 2018 Tirtha Pawar won a Bronze medal in the 50mts Freestyle Event and Bronze medal in 50mts Freestyle Relay in Senior Girls category – Chess Hriday Bhuta was among the top five players from the Mumbai Zonal DSO to participate at the State DSO Chess tournament held at Chiplun from 21st to 25th October 2018. He has been selected to represent Team Maharashtra at the National DSO 2018. – Golf Jaikrit Bhattacharya was Runner-Up West Zone Golf tournament held at Willingdon Sports Club on 25th October 2018. We are proud of Jaikrit who is ranked no. 1 in West Zone in Category B – Dance, Music and Fine Arts Aarisha Ahuja won the following awards in Ballroom Dancing at the India International Tanzsport Contesa on 13th October 2018: 1) 1st place in Junior U.12 Solo Samba 2) 1st place in Junior U.12 Solo Chachacha 3) 1st place in Junior U.12 Solo Jive 4) 3rd place in Latin Adult Solo Chachacha 5) 3rd place in Ladies Solo Samba Kylen Mendes has been awarded Distinction in Grade 2 Drum Kit by Trinity College, London Sivaranjani Viswanathan has been awarded the ‘Creative Entry Award’ in the Black and White Contest 2018 conducted by Sanskriti Arts, Mumbai – Tennis Vivaan Karande was winner at the Dinshaw MSLTA State ranking U.10 Tennis tournament 2018 held in Nagpur on 21st October 2018 – Golf Jaikrit Bhattacharya was winner at the IGU West Zone Golf Tournament held on 12th September 2018 at Kharghar Valley Golf Course – Tennis Veer Prasad won the Runner-Up trophy at the All-India Ranking Championship Series Test Tournament in the Boys U-14 years category Harsshali Mandavkar won the following laurels in Tennis: 1] Winner at the DSO Tennis Championship held on 19th September 2018 2] Runner-Up at the AISM Inter-School Tennis Tournament held on 19th September 2018 Vivaan Karande was winner at the MSLTA Maharashtra State Ranking Tennis Tournament held at Nashik District Tennis Association in the Boys U-10 years category. This event was held on 30th September 2018 – Squash Kaavya Bansal won the following awards at the National Circuit Squash Tournament in the U-13 years category 1] Winner at the Bombay Gymkhana 3rd Indian Classic Junior Squash Open held on 15th August 2018 2] Winner at the Otters Club Junior and Senior Open held on 22nd August 2018 At the Saturday Club Junior and Senior Squash Open held in Kolkata on 19th September 2018 Aleya Masand was winner and Agastya Bansal stood 3rd in their respective age categories Vivaan Bhatia won the 3rd place in the Boys U.13 years category at the Daly College Central India Squash Championship held on 27th September 2018 – Bridge Anshul Bhatt was a part of the four member team that played for West Bengal at the Inter-State Bridge National Championship held in Mysore, Karnataka on 10th September 2018 The team secured 1st place in the Junior Teams Event – Karate The following students excelled at the YKKF India Championship Karate 2018 held on 29th September 2018 at Dadar Athornan Institute: Aanishka Thacker Gold medal in Kumite in the Girls U-11 years category Ansh Thacker Silver medal in Kumite in the Boys U-9 years category Muskan Goenka Silver medal in Kata in the Girls U-10 years category Khushi Goenka Bronze medal in Kata in the Girls U-10 years category At the All-India Shotocup Karate Championship held on 5th August 2018 Muskan Goenka Silver medal in Kata in the Girls U-11 years category Khushi Goenka Bronze medal in Girls U-11 years 5th Kyu category At the 38th Maharashtra State Karate Tournament Anushka Shekhar won a Gold medal in Kumite in the Girls U-8 years White/Yellow belt category. This event was held on 30th September 2018 Reyansh Sawant won a Silver medal in Kumite in the Boys U-6 years White/Yellow Belt category – Chess Vrittika Daga was winner at the Monsoon Chess League 2018 in the Girls U-10 years category at Ajmera i-land Sports Academy, Wadala on 29th September 2018 – Shooting At the 2nd RYP Invitational Sports Meet 2018 held at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Smarak Samiti, Vile Parle on 28th September 2018, Shreeya K. won three Bronze medals in Air Pistol Shooting in Youth Girls category, Junior Women’s category and Women’s category – Athletics The following students won laurels at the DSO District Level Athletics Competition held at Sports Authority of India grounds, Kandivili on 2nd October 2018 Pranita Nimkar 1st place in Long Jump Girls U-17 years category Aashna Thomas 2nd place in 400mts Girls U-14 years category Kieara Sabhlok 3rd place in Long Jump Girls U-14 years category – Our U-17 Girls Relay team stood 2nd in the 4 x 100mts Relay The team: Livia Thomas Pranita Nimkar Simran Wagle Deniese Pereira – Swimming Shlok Shah won the following awards in Swimming at the Council’s National Sports and Games 2018 at the Regional Level held on 28th August 2018 in the Boys U-19 years category: 50mts Breaststroke – Silver medal 200mts Breaststroke – Silver medal – The following students won laurels at the Council’s National Sports and Games 2018 at the Regional Level: – Swimming Aditya Mhapralkar 200mts Freestyle – Silver medal 100mts Freestyle – Bronze medal 200mts Freestyle – Bronze medal in the U-17 years Boys category Aanya Wala 400mts Freestyle – Gold medal 200mts Backstroke – Silver medal 200mts Individual Medley – Silver medal in the U-17 years Girls category Tirtha Pawar 50mts Breaststroke – Gold medal 100mts Freestyle – Gold medal in the U-19 years Girls category – Basketball Aneyant Mathur represented Maharashtra at the CISCE National Basketball tournament in Orissa where the team stood 3rd. Aneyant has been selected to represent the All-India CISCE team. – Athletics Our Boys U-17 team won the 3rd place in the 4 x 100mts Relay held on 9th September 2018: Aasneh Prasad Avish Rodrigues Arihaan Das Adam Alvares – Results of the Inter-House Carrom results held on 24th August 2018 Download – At the Maharashtra State Senior Selection Trials 2018, Aanya Wala represented Mumbai and won the following awards: 400mts Freestyle – Gold medal 800mts Freestyle – Gold medal 1500mts Freestyle – Gold medal 200mts Freestyle – Silver medal Aanya has been selected to represent the Maharashtra Relay team in the 4 x 200mts Relay event – Robotics At the World Robot Olympiad Regional Championship 2018 held in Bhopal on 5th August 2018 Yash Muthalia was a part of the team that stood 1st Ishaan Mehra was a part of the team that stood 2nd – Badminton Riya Vinherkar was Runner-Up at the Sub-Junior State Selection Badminton Tournament 2018 in the Girls U-10 years category, held in Nagpur on 31st August 2018 – Football Siddharth Manchandani and Chirag Dalal have been selected to represent Maharashtra at the AISM National Football tournament 2018 – Athletics At the Mumbai Division Inter-District Athletic Championship 2018 held on 31st August 2018 Adam Alvares won the following laurels in the Boys U-16 years category: 400mts – 2nd place 200mts – 3rd place Adam has qualified to represent Mumbai Division at the Maharashtra State Junior Athletic Championship to be held in October – Elocution Bombay Scottish School, Mahim won laurels at the 71st Bandra Gymkhana Inter-School Elocution Competition on 25th August 2018 In the Choral Recitation Competition our School secured 1st position The team consisted of 21 students: Download Jaiden DSouza secured 1st place in the East Indian category 12-15 years and received the Bandra Gymkhana Platinum Jubilee Trophy and the Hyginus Correa Trophy for the overall highest aggregate Marc Khanna stood 2nd in the U-8 years Reeva Nanda stood 2nd in the 12-15 years Destiny Rodrigues stood 2nd in the U-8 years Purav Nanda stood 3rd in the U-8 years Cherise Gomes stood 2nd in the 12-15 years Joshua Fernandes stood 3rd in the 8-12 years Bombay Scottish School, Mahim won the Mr. and Mrs. V.A. Fernandes Championship Trophy for Boys for securing the highest aggregate and the Mary Mona Pererira Challenge Girls Trophy for securing the 2nd highest aggregate – AISM Declamation Competition Zonal Level Lakshya Dugar won the 3rd ‘Best Speaker’ Award at the Zonal Level of AISM Declamation Competition Category 1 held on 25th August 2018 – Football Our U-19 boys Football team won the 3rd place at the AISM Football Tournament The team: Download Our U-16 girls football team defeated Cathedral and John Connon School to secure the 3rd place in the MSSA Tournament on 24th August 2018 The team: Download – Athletics Adam Alvares won a gold medal in 400mts Run and a Silver medal in 200mts Run at the Annual Athletic Championship of the Bombay City District Athletic Association held on 10th August 2018 in the boys U-16 years age group Adam has been selected to represent Bombay City District at the Maharashtra State Athletic Championship to be held at Chiplun – Chess At the AISM Regional Chess Championship 2018-2019 held at Kapol Vidhyanidhi Khushi Khandelwal won the 1st place in the Senior Girls category Krisha Khandelwal won the 5th place in the Junior Girls category Krisha has been selected to play at the national level Vrisha Shah secured 2nd place at the All-India Open Fide Chess tournament in the Girls U-13 years category where she scored 6 points in 8 rounds Trisha Krishnan secured 1st place in the Girls U-19 years category at the All-India Fide Rating Chess Tournament 2018 where she scored 4½ out of 8 points. This event was held on 19th August 2018 – IIFL Wealth Mumbai School Team Chess Championship 2018 The team from Bombay Scottish School, Mahim won the IIFL Wealth Mumbai School Team Chess Championship 2018 held at G.D. Somani School on 26th August 2018. The team : Ritvik Krishnan Aditya Ramanathan Chaitanya Alle Paraj Garg Another team from Std. 4 stood 2nd in Category 4 The team: Trisha Krishnan Ragini Ramanathan Vihaan Hatkar Hridhaan Parab Hriday Bhuta won the following laurels in Chess in the U-14 years category, during his tourney in Spain: 1] 1st in Group B category at the 44th Open International Descacs Barberra Del Valles 2018 2] 1st at the 20th Obert Blitz Tournament held at Sant Marti Barcelona 3] 1st at the 44th Open International Vila De Sitges Tournamnent held in Sitges Barcelona in Group A – Cricket Aditya Tawde a member of the Dadar Union Sports Club has been awarded ‘Champ of the Match Trophy’ in the Little Camps League Match against Venus Sports Club He also won the ‘Man of the Match’ trophy in the Super 25 Cup Cricket tournament against Young Zoroastrian Club – Swimming Tirtha Pawar won the following accolades in Swimming At the GMAAA District Women’s Open Water Polo Championship held on 12th August 2018 – Gold medal At the Council’s National Sports & Games held on 28th August 2018 the following students won laurels in Swimming: Tirtha Pawar 50mts Freestyle – Gold medal 100mts Freestyle – Gold medal 50mts Breaststroke – Gold medal in the Girls U-19 years category Arshia Vora 50mts Breaststroke – Bronze medal in the Girls U-17 years category Aanya Wala 400mts Freestyle – Gold medal 200mts Backstroke – Silver medal 200mts Individual Medley – Silver medal in the Girls U-17 years category – Squash Neel Joshi won the following accolades: 1] Winner in the Boys U-17 at the Otters Junior Squash Open held on 22nd August 2018 2] 3rd in the Boys U-17 years category at the Bombay Gymkhana Indian Classic Junior Open on 15th August 2018 Agastya Bansal Winner in the Mixed U-9 years category at the 43rd Bombay Gymkhana Maharashtra State Open Squash Championship held at the Bombay Gymkhana Squash Complex on 15th August 2018 – Results of the Inter-House Carrom Competition held on 24th August 2018 Download – The U-10 Boys Football team were winners at the Little Giants Premier Cup hosted by Christ Church School on 15th August 2018. The team: Download – The U-10 Girls Football team won the Runners-Up position at the Little Giants Premier League Cup hosted by Christ Church School on 15th August 2018. The team: Download – Results of the Inter-House Choral Recitation Competition held on 10th August 2018 Download – Results of the Inter-House Table Tennis Competition held on 27th July 2018 Download – Speech & Drama The following students have been awarded Distinction by Trinity College, London 1] Paree Ghanshani Grade 3 Communication Skills 2] Suhavi Hiranandani Grade 6 Communication Skills – Music Vheer Khanna has been awarded Distinction in Grade 1 – Drum Kit conducted by Rock School – Robotics Ananyaa Wazkar has been awarded a Silver medal in the Mumbai Regional Championship of World Robotics Olympiad 2018 held at Chatrabhuj Narsee School on 19th August 2018 She has qualified for the Nationals which will be held in Ahmedabad on 15th September 2018 08.08.2018 – Speech & Drama The following students have been awarded Distinction by Trinity College, London 1] Amrita Ganeriwalla Grade 2 Performing Text 2] Tanmay Gupta Grade 4 Piano Examination Level 2 3] Natasha Varkey Grade 2 Speech and Drama 4] Zarah Salins Grade 2 Theory of Music The following students have been awarded distinction at the YLE Starters Cambridge Assessment in English 1] Zara Purswani 2] Shairra Khanna 3] Nevaeh Colaco – Squash Neel Joshi won the prestigious Dutch Junior Squash tournament in the Boys U-17 years category held in Amsterdam on 15th July 2018. Kaavya Bansal stood 2nd in the above mentioned tournament in the Girls U-13 years category. Kaavya also stood 2nd at the Cologne Junior Cup 2018 Squash tournament held in Colon Germany in the Girls U-13 years category on 9th July 2018 Tiana Parasrampuria has won the following awards: 1] 2nd prize at the ISA Squash Championship held on 2nd June 2018 2] 2nd place at the NSCI All-India Junior Squash Open 2018 in the Girls U-13 years category – Badminton Riya Vinherkar 1] Won the Girls U-10 Singles Title at the CCI Greater Mumbai District Badminton Championship 2018 held at the Cricket Club of India on 16th June 2018 2] Won a Bronze medal in the Girls U-11 years event at the 41st India Club UAE Open Badminton 2018 held at the India Club, Dubai on 11th May 2018 3] Winner at the Manorama Badminton Academy’s tournament in the Girls U-10 years category on 13th May 2018. – Swimming Aanya Wala won the following awards in the Girls U-13 years category: At the 33rd Otters Open Swimming Gala held on 8th February 2018 1] 4 x 50mts Freestyle Relay – Gold medal 2] 100mts Backstroke – Silver medal 3] 4 x 50mts Medley Relay – Silver medal 4] 100mts Freestyle – Bronze medal 5] 100mts Breast stroke – Bronze medal 6] 100mts Butterfly stroke – Bronze medal 7] 200mts Individual Medley – Bronze medal 8] 200mts Freestyle – Bronze medal At the GMAAA Aquatic Championships: 1] 400mts Freestyle – Gold medal 2] 800mts Freestyle – Gold medal 3] 1500mts Freestyle – Gold medal At the 45th Junior National Aquatic Championships in the Girls U-14 years category: 1] 4 x 200mts Freestyle – Gold medal 2] 400mts Freestyle – Silver medal 3] 1500mts Freestyle – Silver medal 4] 800mts Freestyle – Bronze medal – Karate Chahat Chandna has been awared the rank of Kyu-Kyu in the Art of International Meibukan Goju-Ryu Karate-Do in recognition of her skill, fine character and ability, on 18th July 2018 – Badminton Riya Vinherkar 1] Winner at the Maharashtra Sub-Junior State Selection Tournament – 2018 held in Nashik on 20th July 2018 in the Girls U-10 years category 2] 3rd position at the PNB Metlife Junior Badminton Championship – West Zone held on 6th July 2018 in the Girls U-11 years category – Chess Kalika Redkar secured 1st position at the ICE Rapid Chess Tournament in the Girls U-8 years category 02.07.2018 – We are proud of our student Sanjana Shenai who has been awarded a Certificate of Appreciation for raising R.1,26,979/- for the Nargis Dutt Memorial Charitable Trust at the Tata Mumbai Marathon 2018. – At the Nation Wide Competition organized by RobinAge magazine: Sharika Kaul was awarded 1st place in Poetry Writing Kashish Shah was awarded 2nd place in Essay Writing Competition. – Goa Super Cup – Football Bombay Scottish School Mahim excelled at the Goa Super Cup 2018 edition 5, where four teams participated and won laurels for the School. Three of our boy teams made it to the finals in their respective age categories. Boys U-13 Championship Trophy Boys U-11 Runner-Up Trophy Boys U-15 Runner-Up Trophy The team members Download – Our Girls U-11 Basketball Team won the Don Bosco Trophy held on 29th April 2018 The team members Download – Our Girls U-16 Basketball Team won the Runner-Up Trophy at the Don Bosco Cup Tournament organized by Don Bosco School on 29th April 2018 The team members: Download – Squash Neel Joshi won the Runner-Up Trophy at the NSCI Junior Squash Tournament in the Boys U-17 years category. This tournament was held from 6th to 10th June 2018. – Golf Jaikrit Bhattacharya won the following awards in various Golf tournaments: 1] Winner at the West Zone IGU Golf Tournament in category B, age group 13-14 years, held at Willingdon Sports Club on 23rd March 2018. 2] At the BPGC Junior Golf tournament held on 23rd April 2018: 1st prize in his age category 1st prize in the Chipping Competition 1st prize in the Long Drive Competition 3] Winner at the West Zone IGU Tournament at the Gaekwad Club, Baroda on 2nd May 2018. 4] 2nd Runner-Up at the West Zone IGU Golf Tournament at the Kharghar Valley Golf Course, Mumbai on 25th April 2018. – Swimming Suhani Baksi won the following laurels at the Acres Club 7th Open Swim Meet 2018 held on 9th June 2018: 100mts Freestyle – Gold medal 100mts Butterfly stroke – Gold medal 100mts Breaststroke – Bronze medal Zara Baksi 50mts Breaststroke – Gold medal 50mts Freestyle – Gold medal 50mts Butterflystroke – Bronze medal 50mts Backstroke – Bronze medal Anvi Deshwal won a Gold medal in the Girls U-7 years category Saanvi Deshwal 25mts Breaststroke – Gold medal 25mts Backstroke – Silver medal 25mts Butterfly stroke – Bronze medal 25mts Freestyle – Bronze medal Viivaan Thakur won the following laurels at the 33rd Otters Club Open Swim Gala 2018 in the Boys U-11 years category: 50mts Freestyle – Gold medal 50mts Backstroke – Gold medal 50mts Butterfly stroke – Gold medal 100mts Freestyle – Gold medal 200mts Individual Medley – Bronze medal 4 x 50mts Freestyle Relay – Silver medal Individual Championship Trophy in the Boys U-11 years category. He has also won the Sandeep Divgikar Rolling Championship Trophy for securing the maximum number of Gold medals and the highest tally points in the Boys U-13 years category He also won the following awards at the Matunga Gymkhana Open Swim Meet 2018 held on 15th April 2018 in the Boys U-11 years category 50mts Freestyle – Gold medal 50mts Backstroke – Gold medal 50mts Butterflystroke – Gold medal 100mts Individual Medley – Gold medal 4 x 50mts Freestyle Relay – Bronze medal 4 x 50mts Medley Relay – Bronze medal Individual Championship Trophy in the Boys U-11 years category. – At the GMAAA held on 13th May 2018 Viivaan Thakur won the following awards: 50mts Butterflystroke – Gold medal 50mts Backstroke – Gold medal 100mts Backstroke – Gold medal 100mts Freestyle – Bronze medal Runner-Up Championship Trophy in the Boys Group 3. – Badminton The following students won awards at the CCI Greater Mumbai District Badminton Championship 2018 held on 16th June 29, 2018 1] Vajra Mainkar Winner Boys Singles U-13 years category. 2] Darius Pardiwala Winner Boys Singles U-17 years category. – Speech & Drama The following students have been awarded Distinction by Trinity College, London: Ayush Dhingra Distinction in Grade 2 Examination in Spoken English Level 1 Krrish Goel Grade 3 Speech and Drama Yuvvraaj Goel Grade 5 Speech and Drama Vheer Khanna Distinction in Entry Level 3 – Drum Kit Examination conducted by Rock School – Chess Trisha Krishnan won the 1st position at the Mumbai City District Chess Selection in the Girls U-9 years category where she scored 2.5/3 points. She secured 3rd position in the same event in the Girls U-11 years category where she scored ¾ points. Ritvik Krishnan secured 1st position at Mumbai City District Chess Selection in the Boys U-15 years category where he scored 5/5 points. – IEO Examination The following students excelled at the IEO Examination 2017-2018 Level 2 Dhruva Rojekar Secured International Rank 2 and was awarded a Silver medal and a cash prize of r25,000/- Ananya Shetty Secured International Rank 2 and was awarded a Silver medal and a cash prize of r12,500/- 04.05.2018 – The following students have been awarded Certificates for their commitment and dedication to the School Choir: Aadyah Vadapalli Yadhidya Pilli Rommulus Lewis Rhythmic Gymnastics Vanessa Thacker won the following awards in Rhythmic Gymnastics : 1] Silver medal in Club Event in the U-8 years category at the 28th State Gymnastics Championship 2017-2018 held on 14th Janury 2018 2] At the Stag Pro-am Gymnastic League Level 2 Rhythmic Gymnastics Championship held in Gwalior on 30th March 2018: Gold medal in Club Event Gold medal in Ball Event Gold medal in Team Event Bronze medal in Free Hand Event 2nd position in Individual Championship in the U-8 years category Krishi Jain won the following awards at the Pro-am Gymnastics League Rhythmic Gymnastic Championship held in Gwalior on 30th March 2018 in the Level IV category: Silver medal in Hoop Bronze medal in Club Bronze medal in Individual Championship Artistic Gymnastics Mihika Salunkhe secured a Silver medal in the team event in the U-8 years category at the 11th Artistic Gymnastics Championship held on 19th February 2018 Golf Dev Aswani won the following awards in Golf: 1] 2nd place at the IGU West Zonal Golf Tournament Category C-Boys held at Willingdon Sports Club on 23rd March 2018 2] 3rd place at the IGU West Zone Sub-Junior and Junior Fide Tour Category C-Boys at the Bombay Presidency Golf Club on 28th March 2018 05.04.2018 – Dr. Homi Bhabha Bal Vaidnyanik Science Talent Search Competition Aditya Srikanth secured a Silver medal at the Dr. Homi Bhabha Bal Vaidnyanik Science Talent Search Competition 2017-2018. He was awarded a cash prize of Rs 2,000/- – Inter-School Problem Solving Competition We are proud to announce that our students were winners in Group 1 and Group 2 at the Smt. Mukta Kotnis Memorial Inter-School Problem Solving Competition held on 26th February 2018: Group 1 Aarya Jain Pramiti Sriram Group 2 Kevin Suvarna Hiba Hasan Reyan Gada has been selected by the Glenmark Aquatic Foundation to represent India in the forthcoming Open Swimming Championship from 5th to 11th April 2018 in Thailand. – Inter-School Choral Recitation Competition Bombay Scottish School, Mahim were winners at the Inter-School Choral Recitation Competition held at Campion School on Saturday, 3rd March 2018: Download – Our U-10 Boys team were winners at the MSSA Inter-School Football tournament Division ‘1’ played on 1st March 2018. They defeated Lilavati Poddar 2-0 Download – Tennis Pradhyuman Savant was awarded the ‘Most Promising Tennis Player’ in the U-8 years mixed category at the Inter-School Premier League Tournament held at Shivaji Park Gymkhana on 15th February 2018 – Artistic Gymnastics At the 11th Artistic Gymnastics Championship held at BPCA, Wadala on 19th February 2018 the following students won laurels in the U-8 years category: Shanaya Lingam secured 1st place Mihika Salunkhe secured 2nd place in team event – Rhythmic Gymnastics The following students won laurels at Rhythmic Gymnastics District Championship held on 11th March 2018: Vanessa Thacker Gold medal in All Round Event Gold medal in Free Hand Event Gold medal in Ball Event Silver medal in Team Event Silver medal in Group Event in the U-8 years category Shrimayi Sawant Gold medal in Group Event Bronze medal in Ball Event in the U-8 years category Sasha Shanbhag Bronze medal in Group event in the U-8 years category Vyoma Doshi Bronze medal in Team Event in the U-10 years category Krishi Jain Silver medal in Team Event Bronze medal in Rope Event in the U-12 years category – Squash Tiana Parasrampuria won the accolades in the following Squash tournaments in the Girls U-13 years category: 1st place at the 2nd Juhu Gymkhana Junior Squash Championship on 29th January 2018 2nd place at the 6th JSW Sunil Verma Memorial Junior Squash Championship on 24th January 2018 2nd place at the Hamdard Delton Squash Open, Delhi in the Girls U-13 years category held on 14th February 2018 – Skating Samyuktha Alva won the following laurels in Skating: 300mts Rink Race – Gold medal 500mts Rink Race – Gold medal 100mts Rink Race – Gold medal Road Race – Gold medal in the 10-12 years category She also won a Gold medal in 600mts Rink Race at the 8th Open Mumbai Speed Skating Championship in the 10-12 years category held on 18th February 2018 at St. Mary’s School, Mazagaon. Gold medal in 500mts Rink Race, Gold medal in 1000mts Rink Race in 12-14 years category at the 18th Rollofit Skating Championship on 24th February 2018 Krishang Alva won a Bronze medal at the Bombay District Roller Skating Championship in the Boys 6-8 years category held on 17th December 2017 Aarav Shetty 300mts Rink Race – Silver medal 500mts Rink Race – Silver medal 100mts Road Race – Bronze medal in the 8-10 years category – Speech and Drama The following students have been awarded Distinction by Trinity College, London: Chahat Chandna Grade 1 Speech and Drama Suhavi Hiranandani Grade 5 Communication Skills Manasvi Mohite Initial Speech and Drama Lavanya Gupta Grade 4 Communication Skills – Music Shiv Kini stood 1st in the Percussion Instruments Sub-Junior category at the 53td Annual All India Classical Music and Dance Competition organized by Swar Sadhna Samiti and won a cash award of Rs 1,000/- – Golf Jaikrit Bhattacharya won the West Zone IGU Golf tournament in ‘B’ category in the age group 13-14 years held at Willingdon Sports Club on 23rd March 2018 – Chess Krisha Khandelwal won the following laurels in Chess: 2nd place at the 5th Satish Sabnis Open Rapid Chess Championship 2018 in the Girls U-12 years category on 11th March 2018 Winner at ‘AAVHAN’ Sports Fest of IIT-Bombay in the Girls U-12 years category on 1st April 2018 – Swimming Viivaan Thakur won a Bronze medal in 4000mts Freestyle in the Boys U-12 years category at the Khar Gymkhana 13th Marathon Swim Gala held on 18th February 2018 03.03.2018 – Squash Kaavya Bansal has won the following laurels: 1) Winner in the Girls U-13 years category at the MSSA Squash tournament held on 7th December 2017 2) 2nd place in the Girls U-13 years category at the 2nd HCL Junior Squash Open Greater Noida on 15th December 2017 3) 3rd place in the Girls U-13 years category at the 74th CCI Western India Squash Tournament on 21st December 2017 4) 2nd place in the Girls U-13 years category at the 3rd DAIS Moment of Joy, Khar Gymkhana Squash Championship held on 14th January 2018 5) Winner at the 6th JSW Sunil Verma Memorial Squash Open on 24th January 2018 Tiana Parasrampuria won the following laurels in the Girls U-13 years category: 1) 2nd place at the MSSA Squash Tournament held on 7th December 2017 2) 3rd place at the Asian Level HCL Junior Squash Open held in Noida on 15th December 2017 Yuvraj Wadhwani won the following laurels in the Boys U-13 years category: 1) Winner at the HCL Junior Squash Open Greater Noida on 15th December 2017 2) Winner at the 6th JSW Sunil Verma Memorial Squash Open held on 24th January 2018 Yuvraj is currently ranked No. 1 in Asia in the Boys U-13 years category Agastya Bansal was winner at the 2nd Juhu Gymkhana Squash Open 2018 in the U-9 mixed category held at Juhu Vile Parle Gymkhana Club on 29th January 2018 – Equitation Angad Kanwar has received 2nd prize in Equitation – Martial Arts The following students won laurels at the 2nd Inter-State level All Style Martial Art Championship 2018 held on 14th January 2018: Ahaana Raikar has been awarded the rank of Junior 1st Blackbelt and title of Sempei in Goju-Ryer Karate Do by the Japanese Martial Arts Society International India, on 7th May 2017 – Rhythmic Gymnastic Shrimayi Sawant won a gold medal at the State Level Rhythmic Gymnastic Championship 2017-2018 in the U-8 years category She will be representing Maharashtra in the National Level Championship in the U-8 years category – Swimming The following students won laurels at the 46th Bombay YMCA Annual Swim Meet 2018 on 4th February 2018: Ivan George Silver medals in 25mts Butterfly stroke and 4 x 50mts Freestyle Relay Bronze medals in 25mts Breast stroke and 25mts Back stroke Aanya Wala Gold medal in 100mts Freestyle Gold medal in 100mts Back stroke Gold medal in 100mts Butterfly stroke Gold medal in 200mts Individual Medley Silver medal in 100mts Breast stroke Aanya was awarded the Individual Championship in the Girls U-14 years category – Chess Krisha Khandelwal was Overall Champion in the U-13 years category at the ICS Scholastic Chess Challenge 2018 held at the Russian Centre for Science and Culture on 24th February 2018 Trisha Krishnan was awarded a trophy at the All India Dombivali, Kalyan Open International FIDE Rating Classical Chess Tournament 2018, where she scored 3 points out of 10 rounds in the Girls U-9 years category, held on 4th February 2018 – Karate Rajvardhan Kshirsagar won Silver medal in Kumite Event at the Open State Level Karate Championship 2018 in the weight category of 25kg held on 14th January 2018 He also won a Bronze medal at the Shotokan Cup National Karate tournament 2018 held on 4th February 2018 Awani Ughade won a Bronze medal in Kumite at the Open State Level Karate Championship 2018 in the 20kg category – Elocution Saloni DeSouza won the 1st place at the Sam T. Berkeley English Elocution Competition organized by YMCA, in the Stds. 5 and 6 category At the English Elocution Competition conducted by Catholic Gymkhna on 3rd February 2018 the following students won awards : Kiana Fernandez 1st prize in 9 to 12 years category Shanel Fernandez 2nd prize in 13 to 16 years category – Shooting At the Pune Mayor Cup 2018 Championship held on 11th February 2018, the following students won laurels: Shreeya K. Gold in Air Pistol Youth Category Neil Pullambra Gold in Air Rifle Peep Sight Youth Category – Taekwondo At the 1st Inter Club Taekwondo Championship 2018 Dev Kyal secured the 3rd position in the event Kyorugi, held at Rajeev Gandhi Sports Complex on 11th February 2018 – Trinity College The following students have been awarded distinction by Trinity College, London: Jordan Pinto Grade 1 Speecn and Drama Ansh Thacker Grade 1 Speech and Drama Kiana Fernandez Grade 2 Speech and Drama Joshua Jerry Grade 2 Speech and Drama Ayaan Rajkotwalla Grade 1 Speech and Drama Aanishka Thacker Grade 3 Speech and Drama Naysa Shah Grade 2 Speech and Drama Krish Merchant Grade 3 Acting in Pairs Josh Varghese Grade 3 Piano Theory Aanya Wala Grade 6 Communication Skills Kaavya Bansal Grade 2 Rock and Pop Vocals Reeva Nanda Grade 6 Communication Skills – Aerobic Gymnastics At the 18th Aerobic Gymnastics State Championship held at Nasik on 12th February 2018 Netra Ghare secured a Gold medal for her Individual Performance in Aerobic Gymnastics in the Sub-Junior group 8 to 11 years category – IPM Vivaan Bhatia secured 12th rank out of 4,097 students in the mega finals of the All India Open Mathematics Scholarship Examination for Std. 4 – Logic Kids Download – Our Girls U-11 Basketball team were winners of the Savio Hoop Basketball Tournament held at St. Dominic Savio High School, Andheri on 10th February 2018 Download – Our Girls U-11 Basketball team stood 3rd at the MSSA tournament held on 19th February 2018 Download – Our Girls U-16 Basketball team secured 1st place in the 75th Platinum Jubilee Basketball tournament held at Campion School Download – Our Girls U-13 Basketball team secured 1st place at the 75th Platinum Jubilee Basketball Tournament held at Campion School Download 01.02.2018 – IPM Mathematics Scholarship Examination Yash Muthalia excelled at the All India Open Mathematics Scholarship Examination. He scored 100/100 in the finals and 30/30 in the mega finals. He has been ranked 1st out of 3387 students of Std. 5 who appeared for this Examination. He has received a certificate and a cash award of R15,000/- – Robotics Yash Muthalia was part of the core team ‘Water Wizards’ that won the Championship Award in the prestigious FIRST Lego League Competition Regional Chapter held in Mumbai on 28th January 2018. The team worked on the Project ‘Save Water’ since Hydro Dynamics was the theme. He and his team will be proceeding for the National Chapter of this competition to be held in Chennai on 12th February 2018. We wish him and his team the very best in this endeavour. – Cathedral Makers Challenge Our students stood 2nd in the Junior and Senior category at The Cathedral Makers Challenge held at The Cathedral and John Connon School: Senior Category : Shivang Raisurana Anshuman Komawar Arham Shah Ashwin Shekhar Junior Category : Arav Awasthi Arav Chadda Jaden Pereira Samarth Madhivanan Daivya Shah Shreya Upadhyay stood 1st in the Poetry Writing Competition at the Literary Fest organized by Campion School on 19th January 2018 Daksh Haria won ‘Best Goalkeeper’ award in the Boys U-8 Football tournament hosted by Campion School – Karate The following students excelled at the 39th Maharashtra State Karate Championship held on 19th January 2018: Amisha Kuril won a bronze medal in Kumite in the 14-15 years age group Samika Agrawal won a bronze medal in Individual Kata – Squash Our students won the following accolades in various Squash tournaments at the State, National and International levels: Neel Joshi was Runner-Up in the Boys U-15 years category at the prestigious British Junior Open Squash Tournament held in Birmingham held on 7th January 2018 Yuvraj Wadhwani 1] 2nd at the Inter-School MSSA Squash tournament. 2] 2nd at the 74th CCI Western India Squash tournament in the Boys U-13 years category Agastya Bansal 1] Winner in the Boys U-9 category at the Mumbai Inter-School MSSA Squash Tournament held on 7th December 2017 2] Winner in the Mixed U-9 years category at the 74th CCI Western India Squash Tournament 2017 held on 21st December 2017 – Boxing Pratham Jain won a gold medal at the MSSA Inter-School Boxing Championship held on 10th January 2018 – Martial Arts Aadya Raikar won a gold medal for Fight at the 2nd Inter-State level All Style Martial Arts Championship 2018 in the 21 to 24kgs category for girls – Chess Trisha Krishnan was awarded the following accolades in Chess: 1] 7th rank at the 4th All Maharashtra State School Championship 2017-2018 in the Girls U-8 years category 2] 8th rank at the 3rd RBK Maharashtra Open International Fide Rating Chess Tournament in the Girls U-9 years category Vrittika Daga stood 2nd at the 3rd RBK Maharashtra Open International Fide Rating Chess Tournament in the girls U-9 years category – Golf Jaikrit Bhattacharya was Runner-Up at the Western India IGU Inter-School Golf Tournament at the Bombay Presidency Golf Club on5th January 2018 – Football Our boys U-12 team ‘A’ division 1 were Runners-Up at the MSSA Football tournament on 29th January 2018 The team: Download Our girls U-12 team ‘A’ stood 3rd at the MSSA Football tournament held on 29th January 2018 The team Download 18.12.2017 – Football Our boys U-12 A team were winners at the MSSA Knock-Out Football Tournament. They defeated Don Bosco in the finals 2-0. Both goals were scored by Arhaan Bhat The Team: 1] Khush Gathani Captain 2] Deeptansh Khandelwal 3] Arnav Srivastava 4] Ephraim Philip 5] Aaron Deniz 6] Kahaan Menda 7] Dhwanit Gogri 8] Jaden D’Souza 9] Diyan Savla 10] Arhaan Bhat 11] Ivaan Shringi 12] Nigel Binu 13] Bhagya Popat 14] Yodha Bhandari 15] Yuvvraj Bhlla 16] Dhvanit Dole 17] Cayden Dias 18] Aditya Alva – Priyadarshini Park at Napeansea Road had organized a Five-A-Side football tournament on Sunday, 10th December 2017. Our U-14 team won the tournament. The Team: 1] Ryan Davar 2] Dhruv Dhingra 3] Tamish Kathuria 4] Ayaan Mishra 5] Indrajeet Parchure – Karate At the 37th All India Gojukai Karate Do held on 4th November 2017 the following students won laurels for our School. Download – Taekwondo At the Mumbai Korean Consul General Cup Taekwondo Championship 2017 held on 28th November 2017 the following students won laurels: 1] Gia Gupta Gold medal in Poomsae 2] Veydant Aggarwal Gold medal in Individual Blue Belt – Poomsae Gold medal in under 28kgs category Male-Beginners 3] Atharva Sawant Gold medal in under 24kgs category Male-Beginners 4] Arnav Gupta Bronze medal in Poomsae 5] Gia Gupta and Shreya Devarajan have attained the Keup Yellow Belt in the Taekwondo Promotion Test conducted by the Hardik Unadket’s Fitness Academy – Rhythmic Gymnastics and Skating Vanessa Thacker won the following awards at the MSSA Rhythmic Gymnastics Competition in the U-10 years category: 1] Gold medal in Club Set 2] Gold medal in Rope Set Winners at the Bombay Roller Skating Association Championship Ahaana Raikar 1] Gold medal in Inline Long Race 2] Gold medal in Inline Short Race in the U-6 years category Arinjay Raikar 1] Silver medal in Inline Long Race 2] Silver medal in Inline Short Race in the U-6 years category – Swimming Ivan Zachary George won the following awards in the Boys U-6 years category: 1] At the GMAAA Swim Meet 2017 held on 19th November 2017 Breaststroke – Bronze medal. 2] At the CSMSS Swimming Championship 2017 held on 26th November 2017 25mts Breaststroke – Bronze medal 25mts Butterflystroke – Bronze medal At the MSSA Aquatic Championship held on 12th November 2017 our students won the following laurels: Aanya Wala 1] 100mts Freestyle – Gold medal 2] 4 x 50mts Medley Relay – Gold medal Viivaan Thakur 1] 100mts Backstroke – Bronze medal 2] 4 x 50mts Medley Relay – Bronze medal Stuti Bhatia won the following accolades: At the DSO Aquatic Meet held on 4th October 2017 1] 4 x 100mts Freestyle – Gold medal 2] 50mts Freestyle – Bronze medal At the DSO Zonal Aquatic Meet held on 17th October 2017 1] 4 x 100mts Relay – Gold medal At the DSO State Aquatic Meet held on 5th November 2017 1] 4 x 100mts Relay – Gold medal. At the 2nd SFI All India Inter-Club Championship held at Mysore on 7th November 2017 1] 4 x 50mts Freestyle Relay – Silver medal At the MSSA Inter-School Aquatic Meet held on 12th November 2017 1] 4 x 50mts Medley Relay – Gold medal Armaan Jetha won the following laurels at the MSSA Aquatic Championship held on 12th November 2017: 1] 4 x 50mts Medley Relay – Bronze medal. At the GMAAA Inter-School Swim Meet 2017 1] 100mts Individual Medley – Bronze medal At the CSMSS Swimming Championship 2017 held on 29th November 2017 1] 50mts Freestyle – Gold medal 2] 200mts Individual Medley – Gold medal 3] 50mts Butterflystroke – Bronze medal 4] 50mts Breaststroke – Bronze medal 5] 4 x 50mts Freestyle Relay – Silver medal He also won the Individual Championship for Boys in the U-10 years category. At the CSMSS Swimming Championship held on 26th November 2017: Saanvi Deshwal won the following awards in the Girls U-6 years category: 1] 25mts Breaststroke – Gold medal 2] 25mts Backstroke – Silver medal 3] 25mts Freestyle – Bronze medal Anvi Deshwal 25mts Freestyle – Silver medal Aanya Wala represented Maharashtra State at the 63rd National School Games 2017-2018 in the Girls U-14 years category and won the following awards: 1] 200mts Individual Medley – Silver medal 2] 400mts Freestyle – Bronze medal – Athletics At the 32nd Bombay YMCA State Level Athletic Meet held on 18th November 2017, Saanvvi Jain won a bronze medal in the 4 x 50mts Relay in the Girls U-6 years category. Angad Kanwar was 2nd Runner-Up at the Mumbai Juniorthon 2km Run – Speech and Drama Adwait Pandey has been awarded Merit in Reading and Writing Skills and Distinction in Speaking and Listening Skills at the ISE Foundation Integrated Skills in English by Trinity College, London Saisha Sikka has been awarded Distinction in Grade 3 Graded Examination in Spoken English by Trinity College, London – Dance Tvisha Kishore has successfully passed Aarambh II Examination in Kathak with an A grade Shreya Devarajan has passed the Prathama Examinations in Bharatnatyam with Distinction – Golf Dev Aswani won the 1st place at the IGU West Zonal Golf Tournament held at Willingdon Club on 6th October 2017 – Judo Yashovat Gullapalli won a bronze medal at the VIVA Inter-School Judo Championship on 10th December 2017 – Chess Ritvik Krishnan has been awarded 2nd place in the Boys U-10 years category at the Young Star Trust Maharashtra State Amateur Fide Rating Chess Tournament held on 30th October 2017 21.11.2017 – Aditya Srikanth secured a trophy for Proficiency in Mathematics Pravinya Level 1 and Level 2 Examinations and Kevin Suvarna secured a Scholarship and a medal for Special Proficiency in Level 2 Mathematics conducted by the Maharashtra Ganit Adhyapak Mahamandal. – Chess Viha Shah has won medals at the following tournaments in the Girls U-12 years category: 1] Bronze medal at the All Maharashtra State Championship held on 10th October 2017. 2] 4th prize at the MSSA Chess tournament held on 23rd September 2017. Vrisha Shah has won medals at the following tournaments in the Girls U-12 years category: 1] 1st prize at the All Maharashtra State Fide Rapid Rating Chess Competition 2] 1st prize at the Rapid Rating Satish Sabnis Chess Championship. 3] 3rd prize in DSO Chess Zonal level. 4] 5th prize at the MSSA Chess tournament. – Tennis Harsshali Mandavkar was selected to participate in the Asian Tennis tournament in the Girls U-14 years category to be held at Kathmandu, Nepal from 6th to 9th November 2017. – Karate At the 37th All India Gojukai Karate Do Inter-School Championship held at New District Complex Dharavi, Mumbai on Saturday, 4th November 2017 our students won the following laurels: 1] Neev Shah – Gold medal 2] Anaya Kaba – Gold medal in Kumite. 3] Yashraj Gala – Gold medal in Basics, Gold medal in Shiho, Gold medal in Kata and Gold medal in Kumite. 4] Aryaa Rojekar – Gold medal in Individual Basics Competition. 5] Aaditri Thakur – Bronze medal in Individual Competition. 6] Shanel Fernandez – Bronze medal in Individual Basics. Our School White Belt Team won the 2nd place for ‘Outstanding Performance’ at the Tournament. – Golf Dev Aswani was awarded the 1st place at the IGU West Zonal Golf tournament held at the Willingdon Sports Club on 6th October 2017. – Swimming Aanya Wala won the following awards at the DSO Inter-School Swimming Competition on 5th November 2017 in the Girls U-14 years category: 1] 200mts Freestyle – Gold medal 2] 20mts Individual Medley – Gold medal 3] 4 x 100mts Medley Relay – Gold medal 4] 400mts Freestyle – Silver medal Zara Baksi won a Silver medal at the MSSA Swimming Competition on 12th November 2017. Suhani Baksi won the following awards at the DSO City Level Competition held on 4th October 2017: 1] 4 x 100mts Freestyle – Gold medal 2] 4 x 100mts Freestyle Relay – Gold medal 3] 4 x 100mts Medley Relay – Gold medal 4] 100mts Butterfly stroke – Bronze medal 5] 400mts Freestyle – Bronze medal At the Zonal level held on 17th October 2017: 1] 200mts Butterfly Stroke – Silver medal. At the State level held on 4th November 2017: 1] 4 x 00mts Medley Relay – Gold medal 2] 200mts Butterfly Stroke – Silver medal Arshia Vora won the following awards at the MSSA Aquatic Championship held on 12th November 2017 in the Girls U-14 years category: 1] 100mts Breast Stroke – Gold medal 2] 4 x 50mts Medley Relay – Gold medal – Squash At the DSO State Level Squash tournament held in Aurangabad on 10th November 2017 Yuvraj Wadhwani stood 1st in the Boys U-14 years category. – Skating At the DSO Inter-School Skating Competition held on 14th October 2017 Samyuktha Alva stood 3rd in Long Race in the Girls U-14 years category. – Badminton Darius Pardiwala participated in FOZAWAC Badminton tournament on 12th November 2017 where he won the following awards: 1] Boys Singles U-12 years – 1st place 2] Boys Doubles U-12 years – 1st place 3] Boys Singles U-18 years – 1st place 4] Boys Doubles U-18 years – 1st place 5] Men’s Singles Title – 1st place – Basketball Our U-14 Girls Basketball team stood 1st in the DSO Tournament : The team: 1] Aanya Wala 2] Aadya Bapna 3] Sanaaya Yewale 4] Aashna Thomas 5] Yashodhara Ray 6] Sarah Dayal 7] Anaya Bavadekar 8] Sanjana Runwal 9] Sharika Kaul 10] Rashi Muthukumar 11] Arshia Vora 12] Ria Kakkar They stood 2nd at the Zonal Level. Sharika Kaul was shortlisted for the National Team. – Poetry Writing Competition Anaiya Rathi took part in an Inter-School Poetry Writing Competition ‘Hundred Thousand Poets for a Change’ at Kitab Khana. Her poem titled ‘Miracle’ has been selected to be included in an Anthology that will be published in due course. 03.11.2017 – Taekwondo Dev Kyal secured 3rd place in Taekwondo at the Maharashtra Region Inter ICSE Schools Meet on 7th October 2017 in the Boys U-14 years category. Ayaan Shaikh won a bronze medal in Taekwondo in the U-10 years category in the Maharashtra Region Inter ICSE Schools Meet on 7th October 2017. – Karate Amisha Kuril secured a Gold Medal at the DSO Karate tournament at City level in the Girls U-17 years category on 12th October 2017. She also secured a Bronze Medal at the Zonal level in the Girls U-17 years category, on 17th October 2017. – Golf Jaikrit Bhattacharya secured 3rd place in the Evolution Sports West Zone IGU Sub-Juniors and Feeder Tour held at Poona Golf Club Ltd. on 11th October 2017. He was also awarded a trophy for Best Etiquette by the Willingdon Sports Club – Rhythmic Gymnastics Krish Jain participated in the Spartacus Emeralds Cup 7th International Rhythmic Gymnastics tournament held in Greece on 8th October 2017. She was awarded 5th place in Hoop, Ball, Clubs and All-Round performance. – Chess Khushi Khandelwal stood 1st at the DSO Chess Championship 2017 in the U-17 years category, held on 9th October 2017. Hriday Bhuta achieved the following laurels at the recently conducted Chess tournaments: 1] 4th at the DSO Chess tournament Zonal level 2] 4th at the Late Shri Laxmikant Desai Memorial All India Fide Rating Chess tournament held in Goa on 29th October 2017 in the Boys U-14 years category. – Swimming Aanya Wala won the following awards at the DSO Zonal Inter-School Swimming competition held on 17th October 2017 in the Girls U-14 years category: 1] 200mts Freestyle – Gold medal 2] 400mts Freestyle – Gold medal 3] 200mts Individual Medley – Gold medal 4] 4 x 100mts Medley Relay – Gold medal 5] 4 x 100mts Freestyle Relay – Silver medal At the GMAA Inter-School Swimming Meet 2017 Viivaan Thakur won the following awards in the Boys U-11 years category on 28th October 2017: 1] 50mts Freestyle – Silver medal 2] 50mts Backstroke – Silver medal 3] 50mts Butterflystroke – Bronze medal – Squash Kaavya Bansal won the Runner-Up title at the Junior National Squash Championship 2017 held at Mayo College, Ajmer on 30th October 2017 in the Girls U-13 years category. Salonee Kumar has been awarded Best Writer at the Dhirubhai Ambani International Model United Nations 2017 held from 12th to 15th October 2017 – Tennis Harsshali Mandavkar has been selected to participate in the Asian Tennis tournament to be held at Kathmandu, Nepal from 6th to 9th November 2017 in the Girls U-14 years category. 13.10.2017 – Karate Paarth Agarwal won two Gold medals in Kata and Fight at the 15th Maharashtra Open Karate Championship 2017 – District Level on 2nd October 2017 Taekwondo Ayaan Shaikh participated in the Maharashtra Region Inter ICSE Schools Meet at Mumbai and secured a bronze medal on 7th October 2017. Shravani Shinde won a Gold medal in the U-12 years category at the same Meet on 8th October 2017 Dev Kyal secured 3rd place at the above Meet on 7th October 2017 in the U-14 years category. Badminton Riya Vinherkar was Runner-Up in the Girls U-10 years category at the MSSA Badminton tournament held at CCI, Churchgate on 7th October 2017 Squash Pranit Dua represented our School at the DSO Squash tournament where he secured 3rd place in the U-14 years category. Swimming At the DSO Inter-School Swimming Competition held on 4th October 2017 Arshia Vora won the following awards: 1] 50mts Breaststroke – Gold medal 2] 100mts Breaststroke – Gold medal 3] 50mts Butterflystroke – Silver medal 4] 4 x 100mts Medley Relay – Gold medal 5] 4 x 100mts Freestyle Relay – Gold medal Swimming At the 21st ASISC National Aquatic Meet 2017 held at Valsad, Gujarat on 1st October 2017 our students made our School proud by winning the following awards: Arshia Vora 1] 50mts Breaststroke – Gold medal 2] 100mts Breaststroke – Silver medal in the U-16 years category. Aditi Nazre 1] 50mts Breaststroke – Gold medal 2] 100mts Breaststroke – Silver medal 3] 100mts Butterflystroke – Silver medal in the Senior Girls category. Shlok Shah 1] 100mts Breaststroke – Gold medal in the boys U-18 years category. Chess Sara Mody won the following laurels in the U-10 years category: 1] Gold medal at District Level at the Student Olympic Association Mumbai on 10th September 2017. 2] Gold medal at the 4th Students Olympic State Games 2017-2018 on 24th September 2017. Our U-10 Girls Football team were Runners-Up at the Lil’Giants Premier League Cup tournament organized by Christ Church School on 6th October 2017. The Team: 1] Mahi Virdi 2] Czai Sawant 3] Khyaatee Singh 4] Aviah Bhalerao 5] Samriddhi Naik 6] Sharanya Badala 7] Samuela D’Souza 8] Samaya Satyani Our U-10 Boys Football team were Runners-Up at the Lil’Giants Premier League Cup tournament organized by Christ Church School on 6th October 2017. The Team: 1] Reyansh Vora 2] Tanay Mahale 3] Manit Deoras 4] Arnav Kashikar 5] Arjun Bapat 6] Rehaan Bhat 7] Devarsh Raj Bhandari 8] Raphael DSouza 9] Ishaan Singh Our Boys U-17 Throwball team were Runners-Up at the DSO tournament held on Sunday, 8th October 2017 at Shishuvan School. The Team: 1] Zerius Davar 2] Aryan Parmar 3] Vivan Shah 4] Om Mathur 5] Dhruv Arya 6] Joy Moses 7] Aman Jain 8] Dhrish Gada 9] Manraaj Malhotra 10] Divvya Bafna 11] Aman Zaveri Our Girls U-19 Throwball team were Runners-Up at the DSO tournament held on Sunday, 8th October 2017 at Shishuvan School. The Team: 1] Eesha Agrawal 2] Arushi Choksi 3] Khushi Khandelwal 4] Simran Naik 5] Leera Mishra 6] Joshna Joy 7] Paridhi Sharma 8] Sarah Serrao 9] Sarah Thomas 10] Divya Shetty 11] Ria Fazulbhoy Our U-17 Boys Football team were Winners of the DSO tournament held on 6th October 2017 at Naigaon Police Ground. The Team: 1] Joshua Jesuratnam 2] John Masih 3] Krishay Nangia 4] Midhvan Kyal 5] Ayaan Desai 6] Pranay Choudhary 7] Siddharth Manchandani 8] Shaunit Doijode 9] Meherzad Sukheswala 10] Dhruv Singh 11] Nathan Fernnades 12] Jonathan Kirubaharan 13] Daniel Augustine 14] Yash Ajmera 15] Devansh Kishore 16] Uttkarsh Mishra Our U-17 Girls Football team were winners of the DSO tournament held on 6th October 2017 at Naigaon Police Ground. The Team: 1] Aishwary Ahir 2] Shianne Gomes 3] Arushi Choksi 4] Sara Patil 5] Deniese Pereira 6] Saloni Shah 7] Gargi Joshi 8] Angira Kanwar 9] Janhavi Mullerpatan 10] Ira Gore 11] Ariana Mistry 12] Maryam Mozayan 13] Janya Gugnani 14] Srishti Jain 15] Saachi Kamat 16] Jaanvee Sawant 17] Riya Singh 18] Mallika Nagle Anaya Bavadekar was one of the nine musical artists selected to perform on the Pianoforte at The Budding Brigade Concert Series, on 5th October 2017 at the Experimental Theatre, NCPA 29.09.2017 – AISM Swim Meet 2017 The following students won laurels at the AISM Aquatics Meet on 12th September 2017: Arshia Vora 1] 100mts Breast Stroke – Gold medal 2] 50mts Breast Stroke – Gold medal in the U-16 years category Aditi Nazre 1] 50mts Breast Stroke – Gold medal 2] 100mts Breast Stroke – Gold medal 3] 100mts Butterfly Stroke – Gold medal in the U-18 years category Both Arshia Vora and Aditi Nazre have qualified for the AISM Nationals to be held on 29th September 2017 Tirtha Pawar 1] 50mts Free Style – Silver medal 2] 100mts Free Style – Silver medal 3] 50mts Breast Stroke – Silver medal in the U-18 years category Tirtha was also part of the Water Polo Team that won the 2nd place at the 79th Senior State Aquatic Championships 2017 held at Balewadi, Pune on 17th September 2017 At the 9th Asian Age Group Championship held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on 16th September 2017 Vedant Bapna won the following awards: 1] U-14 Medley Relay – Silver medal 2] 200mts Back Stroke – Bronze medal – Athletics Ria Melanie – won 3rd place at the Bombay YMCA Minithon 2017 in the Girls U-10 years category on 24th September 2017 She also won the 2nd place in 100mts Run at the Mumbai Suburban District Track and Field Championship in the Girls U-10 years category on 16th September 2017 – Inter-School Turncoat Debate Competition 2017: Reagan Rodrigues was awarded 2nd Best Speaker at the above competition hosted by Singapore International School in which 20 Schools from all over India participated. Sheroy Davar won 2nd prize at the Late Lt. Col. Jamshed D. Kothawalla English Elocution Competition for Scouts in the age group U-14 years on 9th September 2017. – Squash At the DSO Squash tournament held on 16th September 2017 Yuvraj Wadhwani won the following awards: 1] 1st at Zonal Level and 2nd at District Level in the Boys U-14 years category 18.09.2017 – Swimming Arshia Vora represented our School at the AISM Swimming Competition 2017 in the U-16 years category on 12th September 2017 where she won the following awards: 1) Gold medal in 100mts Breaststroke 2) Gold medal in 50mts Breaststroke She has qualified for the AISM National Meet scheduled to be held on 29th September 2017 – Football It was indeed a proud day for the U-12 Boys and Girls teams of our School as they emerged winners and Runners-Up respectively at the prestigious Maharashtra Anglo-Indian Schools Football tournament, in Pune on 26th August 2017. The Team : Khush Gathani Arhaan Bhat Kahaan Menda Diyan Savla Arnav Srivastava Dhwanit Gogri Jaden D’Souza Deeptansh Khandelwal Nigel Binu Ephraim Philip Ivaan Shringi Khush Gathani was declared Best Goalkeeper Kahaan Menda was declared Best Player The Team : Myra Virdi Malishka Vemu Aaria Bafna Nitya Tiwari Noheeni Bhulescarr Sukriti Prasad Shreya Ravuri Ishani Badala Nupoor Bhobe Shannon Mendonca Aayati Visaria Shriya Arvind Aaria Bafna was declared Best Player. Myra Virdi was declared Best Goalkeeper Our Girls U-16 team were Runners-Up at the MSSA Football match held at the Cooperage Grounds on Saturday, 26th August 2017. The Team: Deniese Pereira Saachi Kamat Ira Gore Saloni Shah Sara Patil Janya Gugnani Vrahishta Daruwalla Angira Kanwar Gargi Joshi Kyana Menda Aishwarya Ahir Shianne Gomes Janhavi Mullerpatan Ariana Mistry Riya Singh Maryam Mozayan Aryana Biswas Janvi Choksi – Chess Vrisha Shah has topped the Maharashtra State Selection Fide Rapid Chess Tournament in the U-11 years category held on 16th July 2017. She now qualifies for direct entry into the National Rapid Chess Championship, representing Maharashtra. Ritvik Krishnan was awarded 2nd Runners-Up trophy at the N.L. Pandya Chess Tournament where he scored 5 out of 9 points in the Boys U-10 years category. Trisha Krishnan was awarded a trophy for being a part of the best team at the Dr. Prakash Vaze Sports Foundation 7th Rucha Open Chess Team Championship in Mulund on 10th September 2017 – Speech and Drama The following students have been awarded Distinction by Trinity College, London: Yuvvraaj Goel Grade 4 Speech and Drama Krrish Goel Grade 2 Speech and Drama – Dance Saloni DeSouza has been awarded Distinction in Grade 1 by the Royal Academy of Dance, U.K. Tvisha Kishore has passed with ‘A’ grade Aarambh I examination in Kathak conducted by Nritya Natya Sangeet Academy – Karate Aadya Raikar has won the following awards in Kung Fu: 1] Gold medal at the 2nd National Open Kung Fu Championship held on 16th April 2017 2] Silver medal at the 4th District level Kung Fu Championship 2017 held on 16th July 2017 – Athletics At the Bombay City District Amateur Athletic Association Championship held at the University Sports Pavilion, Marine Lines on 11th August 2017: Avish Rodrigues secured a Gold medal in High Jump in the Boys U-16 category Adam Alvares won a Gold medal in 400mts and a Silver medal in 200mts Run in the Boys U-16 years category. Adam was also selected to represent Mumbai City at the Mumbai Division Athletic Meet at Mumbai and the Maharashtra State Junior Annual Athletic Championships at Chiplun and anchored the Mumbai City Boys U-16 Medley Relay team to win Gold in both the Maharashtra State Meet and the Mumbai Division Meet. – Bridge Anshul Bhatt won the prestigious Joan Gerard Youth Award at the World Youth Open Bridge Championship 2017 at Lyon, France Anshul is the youngest winner in the history of the award. He competed in the U-16 age group – Talent Hunt Contest 2017 Aschelle Salvi secured 9th position at the Mumbai Regional Level in the Talent Hunt Contest 2017 with a percentile score of 93.7. She has been awarded a scholarship discount of Rs.1,50,000 for direct enrolment to the JEE/NEET two year programme. – Squash Agastya Bansal won the 2nd Runner-Up trophy at the Bombay Gymkhana Maharashtra State Open Squash Championship 2017 in the mixed U-9 years category. Yuvraj Wadhwani won the following awards in Squash: 1) 2nd at the 24th Asian Junior Individual Championships, Jordan in the U-13 years category. 2) 2nd at the Bombay Gymkhana 9th Indian Junior Open Squash Championship 2017 in the U-13 years category. 3) 1st at the NSCI 2nd Classic Junior Open in the U-13 years category Yuvraj is currently ranked No. 1 in India and No. 2 in Asia in the Boys U-13 years category 17.08.2017 – Squash Kaavya Bansal has won the Otters Open Squash Championship 2017 in the Girls U-16 years category. – Dance Ria Melanie has secured Distinction in Bharatnatyam, in the Examination conducted by the Nalanda Nritya Mahavidyalaya in February 2017. – MaRRS Xpress Math National Championshiop 2016-2017 Manasvi Mohite has secured 7th rank in the above mentioned Championship in Category 1 held at Pawar Public School, Kandivali on 7th August 2017. – Results of the Inter-House Football Matches: Girls: Victoria House – 1st place Anne House – 2nd place Elizabeth House – 3rd place Catherine House – 4th place Boys: Haddow House – 1st place Kennedy House – 2nd place MacGregor House – 3rd place MacPherson House – 4th place 11.08.2017 – Dance Arianna Thomas has been awarded Distinction in Grade 1 in the Ballet Examination conducted by the Royal Academy of Dance. – Karate Paarth Agarwal has been promoted to the Rank of Orange Belt by the Yudanshakai Karate and Judo Federation. – Badminton Riya Vinherkar was a Quarter Finalist at the PNB Metlife Junior Badminton Championship held at Thyagraj Stadium, New Delhi on Friday, 28th July 2017. – Squash Neel Joshi won the Cologne Junior Squash tournament held in Cologne on Monday, 10th July 2017 in the Boys U-15 years category. He also went on to win the Dutch Junior Squash tournament in Amsterdam on Sunday, 16th July 2017 in the Boys U-15 years category. – LogIquids Adwait Pandey secured 5th rank across cities in India in the LogIQuids Logical Reasoning Examination conducted in March 2017. 27.07.2017 – Football The D.S.O. Subroto Cup – Mumbai City Division saw our three teams make it to the Final Four 1] Our U-14 Boys team lost a hard-fought semi-final against Cathedral and John Connon School and then beat Campion School 3-0 in the penalty shoot to secure the 2nd Runner-Up position. 2] Our U-16 Girls team lost 1-0 in the final against Cathedral and John Connon School. 3] Our U-17 Boys team won the D.S.O. Subroto Cup Mumbai City Division Title against Navy Public School A great start to the new season. – Bridge Anshul Bhatt participated in the Palton team event at the 7th Tolani Open Summer National Bridge Championship at Nashik and his team secured 8th position. – Swimming At the 34th Sub-Junior National Aquatic Championship 2017 held on 30th June 2017, our students won the following laurels: Viivaan Thakur Gold medal in 4 x 50mts Freestyle Relay Bronze medal in 4 x 50mts Medley Relay Aanya Wala Silver medal in 200mts Freestyle – Taekwondo Trish Shetty won the following laurels at various Taekwondo events in the 14 to 17 years category: Gold medal in Sparring Gold medal in Taegeuk – Poomsae at the Championship trophy 2017 at the Rajiv Gandhi Sports Complex, Mumbai. Silver medal in Sparring at the 6th Maitree Chashak 2017 Taekwondo Competition held on 16th April 2017. Bronze medal in Kukkiwon International Taekwondo Championship held at Talkatora Indoor Stadium, New Delhi on 18th May 2017. Trish has been selected to represent India at International events to be held in Thailand and South Korea later this year. – Badminton Tyrone Pereira was declared Runner-Up at the CCI Greater Mumbai District Badminton Championship 2017 held on 1st July 2017. He has been selected to represent Mumbai at the Junior Inter District Badminton Championship to be held at Nagpur on 24th July 2017. – Art Anvi Khattar won the 1st prize at the Zonal level in the Camel Art Contest. She also won an Appreciation Award at the Grand Finale. – Elocution Mazdaa Davar and Mafrin Davar participated in the Elocution Competition held on 30th June 2017 at Banaji Atash Behram Hall to commemorate the Death Centenery of Dr. Dadabhai Naoroji. 13.07.2017 – Squash Yuvraj Wadhwani stood 3rd in the Penang Junior Squash Open 2017 in the Boys U-13 years category. He was the only boy representing India to win a medal at this tournament. Yuvraj is currently ranked No. 1 in India and No. 3 in Asia, in the Boys U-13 years category Kaavya Bansal secured a Silver medal at the Junior Open Chennai Squash National Level Tournament 2017 in the Girls U-13 years category on 3rd May 2017 – Dance Gia Gupta has passed her 1st year examination in Kathak with Distinction – Aquatics The following laurels were won by our students at the GMAAA age group Aquatic Championship 2017 which was held on 7th May 2017: Zara Baksi Gold medal in 4 x 50mts Medley Relay Silver medal in 50mts Butterfly stroke Bronze medal in 100mts Freestyle Bronze medal in 200mts Individual Medley Relay Suhani Baksi Silver medal in 800mts Freestyle Silver medal in 1500 mts Freestyle Bronze medal in 400mts Freestyle Aanya Wala Gold medal in 200mts Freestyle Gold medal in 4 x 50mts Freestyle Relay Silver medal in 100mts Freestyle Silver medal in 100mts Backstroke Silver medal in 4 x 50mts Medley Relay Bronze medal in 200mts Individual Medley – At the MSAAA State Aquatic Championship 2017 the following students won laurels: Zara Baksi Gold medal in 4 x 50mts Freestyle Relay Bronze medal in 50mts Freestyle Bronze medal in 100mts Freestyle Suhani Baksi Silver medal in 800mts Freestyle Bronze medal in 1500mts Freestyle Bronze medal in 200mts Butterfly stroke – At the 34th Sub-Junior and Junior State Aquatic Championships Aanya Wala represented Maharashtra State and won the following awards: Gold medal in 200mts Freestyle Silver medal in 100mts Freestyle Bronze medal in 100mts Backstroke Bronze medal in 200mts Individual Medley – At the 44th Junior National Aquatic Championship 2017 held in Pune on 6th July 2017 Vedant Bapna won the following awards: Gold medal in 100mts Backstroke Silver medal in 200mts Backstroke Silver medal in 4 x 200mts Freestyle Relay Silver medal in 4 x 100mts Medley Relay – Golf Jaikrit Bhattacharya was the winner at the BPGC Junior Golf tournament held on 12th June 2017. Jaikrit is ranked 10th All India in his category by the Indian Golf Union – Badminton Riya Vinherkar was declared Runner-Up at the Greater Mumbai District Badminton Championship held on 1st July 2017 – Chess Trisha Krishnan was declared the Best Girl in the U-9 years age group at the Shalinitai Bhalekar Open Rapid Chess Tournament on 2nd July 2017 – Speech The following students were awarded Distinction at the Cambridge Young Learners English Assessment which was held in February 2017: Jaden D’Souza Nevaeh Colaco Keisha D’Souza Ishaan Shivakumar – Badminton Results : Please click below for details 2) Gold medal – 50mts Butterfly stroke 3) Gold medal – 50mts Back stroke 4) Gold medal – 100mts Freestyle 5) Individual Championship Trophy for Boys in the U-10 years category Armaan Jetha 1) Gold medal – 200mts Individual Medley 2) Silver medal – 4 x 50mts Freestyle Relay 3) Silver medal – 100mts Freestyle 4) Silver medal – 50mts Butterfly stroke 5) Silver medal – 50mts Freestyle 6) Silver medal – 4 x 50mts Medley Relay 7) Bronze medal – 50mts Breast stroke 8) Bronze medal – 50mts Back stroke Arshia Vora 1) Gold medal – 4 x 50mts Medley Relay 2) Silver medal – 50mts Breast stroke 3) Silver medal – 100mts Breast stroke in the Girls U-14 years category The following students won awards at the Maharashtra State Amateur Aquatic Association Championship 2017 held in Pune on Saturday, 28th May 2017 Viivaan Thakur 1) Gold medal – 4 x 50mts Freestyle Relay 2) Gold medal – 4 x 50mts Medley Relay 3) Silver medal – 100mts Freestyle 4) Bronze medal – 50mts Freestyle 5) Bronze medal – 50mts Butterfly stroke Armaan Jetha 1) Gold medal – 4 x 50mts Team Medley 2) Gold medal – 4 x 50mts Freestyle Team Relay 3) Bronze medal – 200mts Individual Medley 4) Bronze medal – 100mts Freestyle Arshia Vora Bronze medal – 50mts Breast stroke – Taekwondo At the 6th Maitree Chashak 2017 Taekwondo Championship held on Sunday, 16th April 2017 at Canossa Convent School, Andheri our students won the following awards: Gia Gupta Gold medal in the Girls U-11 years category Arnav Gupta Gold medal in the Boys U-11 years category Dev Kyal Silver medal in the Boys U-11 to U-13 years category At the India International Taekwondo Championship held on Wednesday, 17th May 2017 Gia Gupta and Arnav Gupta won silver medals in Sub-Junior Poomsae – Badminton Riya Vinherkar won the following awards in Badminton 1) Winner at PNB Metlife Junior Badminton Championship 3/West Zone Mumbai on Friday, 28th April 2017 in the Girls U-9 years category 2) Runner-Up at Manorama Badminton Academy Tournament held at Khar Gymkhana on Sunday, 7th May 2017 in the Girls U-10 years category. 3) Runner-Up at Manorama Badminton Academy Tournament held at North Indian Association on Sunday, 11th June 2017 in the Girls U-10 years category – Golf Jaikrit Bhattacharya was awarded 3rd position in the West Zone Evolution Golf Tournament held in Pune on Thursday, 27th April 2017 – Chess Trisha Krishnan has won the following laurels in Chess 1) Was a member of the Runner-Up team in the U-7 years category at the First ICE Open Team Chess Championship on 19th February 2017 2) She was awarded 1st place at the Vithabai Memorial All India Open Fide Rating Chess Tournament where she scored 3 points out of 9 rounds in the Girls U-8 years category 3) She was awarded Gold medal at the Saina Open 2017 3rd International Chess Tournament at Katni on Saturday, 6th May 2017 where she scored 3.5 points out of 9 rounds in the Girls U-8 years category The following students have been awarded Certificates of Merit by Trinity College, London Tirtha Pawar Distinction in Grade 7 Acting in Pairs Ruhaan Iyer Distinction in Grade 1 Communication Skills Tavishi Tanna Merit in Level 1 Grade 1 Examination in Speech and Drama 30.05.2017 CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OUR STUDENTS FOR THE TREMENDOUS EFFORT PUT IN BY EACH AND EVERY ONE. ISC EXAMINATIONS 2017 OVERALL TOPPER UDYAAKSH KHERA TOTAL: 481 / 500 PERCENTAGE: 96.20 RESULT ANALYSIS Appeared : 74 students Passed : 74 students 90% – 99% : 22 students 80% – 89% : 26 students 70% – 79% : 15 students 60% – 69% : 10 students 40% – 49% : 01 student Total: 74 students ICSE EXAMINATIONS 2017 OVERALL TOPPER MADHUMITHA S TOTAL : 587 / 600 PERCENTAGE : 97.83 RESULT ANALYSIS Appeared : 261 students Passed : 261 students 90% – 99% : 118 students 80% – 89% : 108 students 70% – 79% : 31 students 60% – 69% 4 students Total : 261 students 25.04.2017 – Speech & Drama: Reeva Nanda secured Distinction in Communication Skills – Grade 5, Level 2, by the Trinity College, London. – Chess: At the Chess Festival of Russian Centre for Science and Culture conducted on 26th March 2017. Khushi Khandelwal was winner in the Girls U-15 years category. Krisha Khandelwal was the 1st Runner-Up in the Girls U-12 years category. – VISIT BY DELEGATION FROM GEORGIA, USA A business delegation from the city of Sand Springs, Georgia led by Mayor Rusty Paul, paid a visit to our School on Tuesday, 25th April 2017. The objective of their visit was to explore the possibilities of building a relationship between our School and their eminent High Schools. Mayor Paul was accompanied by his wife, Jan Paul, Tom Mahaffey, President of Sandy Spring Perimeter Chamber of Commerce and Jim Kelley, Attorney and member of the Sand Spring Perimeter Chamber of Commerce. – FRENCH IMMERSION PROGRAMME Seven of our students from Stds. 8 and 9, who have opted for French as their Second Language, will be travelling to Paris from 5th to 12th May accompanied by two Staff Members Mrs P Mody and Ms S Khandwani. The students will attend L’Institution Notre – dame de la Providence, a School in Paris. They will also visit historical monuments, museums, cathedrals and Disneyland. We hope that our students will return enriched by their experience of the French way of life, their culture and traditions and, in turn, share our own rich cultural heritage with their French counterparts. In the process, we are sure that they will make lifelong friendships and memories they will cherish. Wishing the French squad bon voyage ! – ADVENTURE CLUB Twenty six members of Adventure Club are off on an exciting six day camp to Delhi and Rishikesh from 1st May to 6th May 2017. The itinerary includes a day’s tour of heritage sites in Delhi and activities such as a 5 km cycle trip, hiking, rappelling, wall-climbing, along with the unique experience of camping, in Rishikesh. – GRAPHIC DESIGNING WORKSHOP “Spectrum”, The Art And Photography Club of Bombay Scottish School, Mahim organized an educative and informative graphic designing workshop on 19th April 2017 for the students of Std. 9, 10 and 11. Ms. Amanda Evans, Art University, Bournemouth, shared valuable information and several portfolios of various former and current students of the University. She also introduced our students to art exercises related to ‘Perspective’- which is the skill of visualization. Ms. Evans was impressed by the enthusiasm and talent of our students. This graphic designing workshop is a part of a series of workshops, which “Spectrum” is planning to organise for its members, in its constant endeavour to expose our students to the various opportunities in the field of Visual Art. – VISIT TO JEHANGIR ART GALLERY & THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART The Art Department organised a field Trip to Jehangir Art Gallery and National Gallery of Modern Art on 21st April 2017. Students of Std 9, 10, 11 along with the Art Teachers, viewed several art exhibitions at both galleries. At the Jehangir Art Gallery our students viewed paintings by Mr. Anwar Husain, Mr. Premchand Dhal and Ms. Prapti Chavanke. They interacted with the painters who explained the various aspects of their artwork. At the NGMA, our students admired the paintings of several generations of renowned Indian artists over a period of 127 years, organized by the Bombay Art Society. Such field trips help make our students more aware of the contemporary art field. 04.04.2017 – Speech, Drama, Music & Dance: The following students have been awarded Certificate of Merit by Trinity College, London: Joshua Jerry Distinction in Level 1 Grade 1 Speech and Drama. Vir Shah Distinction in Level 1 Grade 1 Rock & Pop Drums. Chahat Chandna Distinction in Initial Speech & Drama. Chahat also scored full marks at the Pravishika Pratham Examination in Kathak conducted by the Akhil Bharatiya Gandharva Maha Vidhyalay Mandal. Siya Kini has been awarded Distinction in the Prarambhik Examination conducted by the Akhil Bharatiya Gandharva Maha Vidhyalay Mandal in Hindustani Vocal Music. – Squash: Yuvraj Wadhwani was the winner at the Hamdard Delton Junior Squash Championship, Delhi in the Boys U-13 years category. – Badminton: Riya Vinherkar won the following laurels in Badminton in the Girls U-10 years category: Runner-Up at the All India Balkan-ji-Bari Open Badminton tournament on 12th February 2017. Runner-Up at the Manora Badminton Academy tournaments at Malabar Hill and NSCI on 18th February and 5th February 2017 respectively. Darius Pardiwala emerged winner at the Manora Badminton Academy tournament at NSCI on 5th March 2017 in the Boys U-13 years category. – Bridge: Anshul Bhatt won a Gold medal at the India vs Denmark Bridge Tournament, on 20th February 2017. – Chess: Khushi Khandelwal and Krisha Khandelwal were both winners at the Open Classical Chess tournament held at IIT, Powai on 19th March 2017 in the Girls U-15 years and in the Girls U-12 years category respectively. Krisha has been awarded one year free membership of ‘Internet Chess Club’ which is a leading online portal for Chess players globally. – Gymnastics: Chintan Shukla won the following awards at the Mumbai City District Gymnastics Championships in the Boys U-17 years category: Bronze medal in Parallel Bars, Vault, High Bar, Roman Rings, Matwork and Pommel Horse. He also won a Bronze medal for overall performance. – Taekwondo: Devkrishna Kyal has successfully cleared the Kukkiwon 2nd POOM Taekwondo Promotion Test which was held on 28th September 2016. 10.03.2017 – Amruta Parulekar was awarded a Silver medal at the State level Dr Homi Bhabha Bal Vaidnyanik Science Talent Search Competition. Her topic on Marine Biodiversity involved an action project on the Adverse Effect of Fishingnet mesh size and Bycatch on marine ecosystem in the Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra – Aryaa Rojekar has been awarded a Bronze medal at the Dr. Homi Bhabha Bal Vaidnyanik Talent Search conducted for Std. 6. Her topic on an ‘Eco-friendly Habit’ involved an action research project on replacing pollution-generating commercial detergents and toiletries with natural and eco-friendly home-made detergents, face scrub, hair oil and hand wash. – Swimming The following students excelled at the recently conducted Khar Gymkhana 12th Marathon Swimming Gala 2017 on 19th February 2017: Aanya Wala won a Gold medal in 4000mts Freestyle Armaan Jetha won a Gold medal in 2000mts Freestyle Viivaan Thakur won a Silver medal in 200mts Freestyle – Taekwondo At the 34th Mumbai District Taekwondo Championship Chaitanya Alle was awarded a Gold medal in Kyarugi and Silver medal in Poomsae in the 26kgs to 28kgs category, on 10th November 2016. He has successfully attained 1st Dan Black Belt. – Skating At the Bombay Roller Skating Championship held on 10th November 2016 Natasha Rao won two Silver medals in Rink Race and Road Race in the Girls U-12 years category. Kayhan Dee won a Silver medal and a Bronze medal in Rink race in the Boys U-5 years category. – Karate At the 18th FSKA World Cup Shotokan Karate Championship 2016 Sparsh Shukla won a Bronze medal in the Individual Kata event in the age group 6-7 years category. Sprahish Shukla won a Bronze medal in the Individual Kata event in the age group 8-9 years category. Tarang Gupta won a Silver medal in Kata at the Maharashtra Karate State Level Championship. He also won a Gold medal in Kata at the Sports For All Inter-School Competition in the Boys U-11 years category. This event was held on 29th January 2017. – Gymnastics Vanessa Thacker won the following laurels at the 9th Mumbai District Rhythmic Gymnastics 2017 held on 26th February 2017: 1] Silver medal in Individual rope event 2] Bronze medal in Individual free hand event 3] Silver medal in U-8 team event 4] Silver medal in U-8 group event 5] Bronze medal in Individual All-Rounder Championship Sasha Shanbhag won a Bronze medal in group event in the U-8 years category Vedika Wadhwa won a Bronze medal in the team event in the Girls U-10 years category. – Chess Rheanna Kothari won the following awards in Chess in the Girls U-11 years category: 1] 9th rank at the 2nd RBK All India Open Fide Rating Chess Championship on 25th December 2016 2] Stood 1st at the First ICE Open Team Championship on 19th February 2017 3] 9th rank at the Maharashra Kamgar Kalyan Mandal on 12th February 2017 4] Stood 1st at the Open Blitz Championship – Badminton Darius Pardiwala was Runner-Up at the All India Balkan-Ji-Bari Open Badminton tournament in the Boys U-13 years categoryon 12th February 2017. – Speech, Drama and Music The following students have been awarded Certificate of Merit by Trinity College of London: Naysa Shah Distinction in Grade 1 Examination in Speech and Drama Manasvi Mohite Gold Young Performers Certificate Jhanvi Mehta Distinction in Level 1 Grade 2 Examination Ritvik Krishnan Merit in Level 1 Grade 2 Piano Rhea D’Costa Distinction in Grade 1 Communication Skills Anand Mathur has secured Distinction in the Annual Gandharva Examination of Music Level 1 in Theory and Practical Tabla. Ayan Agrawal has successfully completed RSL Level 2 Certificate in Popular Music Performance Grade 5 on the Drums. 22.02.2017 – Squash Agastya Bansal won the following laurels in Squash in the Boys U-9 years category: 1] 3rd place at the 1st Juhu Gymkhana Junior Squash Champioship 2017 on 30th January 2017. 2] 2nd place at the M.S.S.A. Squash Tournament on 13th January 2017. – Swimming Aanya Wala won the following laurels in Swimming at the 45th Bombay YMCA Swim Meet in the U-12 years category on 5th February 2017: 1]100mts Freestyle – Bronze medal 2]100mts Butterfly stroke – Bronze medal 3]100mts Backstroke – Bronze medal 4] 4 x 50mts Freestyle Relay – Silver medal 5] 4 x 50mts Medley Relay – Silver medal Viivaan Thakur won the following awards at the Bombay YMCA Annual Swimming Gala on 5th February 2017: 1] 50mts Freestyle – Gold medal 2] 50mts Butterfly stroke – Gold medal 3] 50mts Backstroke – Silver medal 4] 4 x 50mts Freestyle Relay – Gold medal 5] Individual Championship Trophy for Boys in the U-10 years category. Armaan Jetha won the following awards in Swimming at the Bombay YMCA Annual Swimming Gala on 5th February 2017 in the Boys U-10 years category: 1] 50mts Breaststroke – Gold medal 2] 50mts Backstroke – Gold medal 3] 50mts Freestyle – Silver medal – Karate Rajvardhan Kshirsagar won a Silver medal in Kata and Bronze medal in Kumite at the 2nd State Level Invitational Karate Championship 2017 held on 22nd January 2017. – Chess Trisha Krishnan won the 1st place at the First Xaviers Rapid and Blitz Chess Tournament on 5th December 2016 in the Girls U-9 years category. Ritvik Krishnan won the following awards in Chess: 1] 1st place in Blitz in the Boys U-10 years category. 2] 3rd place in Rapid in the 1st Xaviers Rapid and Blitz Chess Tournament on 5th February 2017. – Basketball Our Girls u-11 Basketball team were Runner-up at the M.S.S.A. Basketball tournament. The team: Diti Shety Joanna Jesuratnam Dhriti Shah Tanya Karanjia Palak Chandaliya Sia Varma Kimaya Vaswani Shreya Ranganathan Lyla Prasad Aadya Kashyap Sharanya Sorap Mishkaa Shetty – Elocution Aditya Srikanth was judged 1st Runner-Up at the All For Kids Inter-School Elocution Championship held at Campion School on 11th February 2017. – Roller Skating Shraddha Bhat won 3 Silver medals in Rink Race and 1 Bronze medal in Road Race at the Bombay District Roller Skating Championship 2017 in the 8-10 years category on 11th January 2017. Kimaya Vaswani won a Silver medal and a Bronze medal at the 27th Maharashtra State Roller Skating Championship held on 12th January 2017. – Tennis Harsshali Mandavkar was winner at the Rotary All India Ranking Championship Series Tennis Tournament 2017 in the Girls U-14 years category held on 12th February 2017. – Computer Applications Competition Soumil Rathi represented our School and was a Finalist at the All India Whizz Juniors Computer Applications Competition. – Speech and Drama Simrat Singh achieved Distinction in Speech and Drama – Grade 6 Examination conducted by Trinity College, London. 13.02.2017 – Music Distinction Level 1 Award in Graded Examination in Music Theory by the Trinity College, London has been awarded to: 1] Roye Ganju 2] Saanvi Tripathy – Basketball Our girls U-16 team won the Runner-Up trophy at the MSSA Inter-School Basketball Tournament held on 21st December 2016. – Athletics At the MSSA Inter-School Athletic Championship held on 17th December 2016: 1] Adam Alvares won the 1st place in the 400mts and 1st place in the 800mts Run in the Boys U-14 years category. He was awarded the D.R. Kate Memorial Trophy and the Merwin Jacobie Memorial Trophy for his achievements. 2] Aditya Alva won a Silver medal in the 100mts Run and a Bronze medal in the 50mts Run in the Boys U-10 years category. – Roller Skating Srishti Jain won the following accolades at the 27th Maharashtra State level Roller Skating Competition on 10th January 2017: 1] 50kms Rink Race – Bronze medal 2] 10kms Rink Race – Bronze medal Samyuktha Alva stood 3rd in Short Race and 3rd in Time Trials at the District Level Skating Championship held on 10th November 2016 in the Girls U-12 years category. At the 7th Open Mumbai Speed Skating Championship, she stood 1st in Quad IMP in the Girls 10 to 12 years category. Aarav Shetty won a Gold medal at the Mumbai District Roller Skating Competition in the Boys 6 to 8 years category. Shanaya Amin won the following awards in Skating: 1] Rink Race – Gold medal at the 7th Open Speed Skating Championship 2017 on 4th February 2017. 2] Rink Race – Silver medal at the 21st District Skating Championship on 10th December 2016. 3] Road Race – Silver medal at the 27th District Skating Championship held on 11th December 2016. – Judo Yashovat Gullapali won the following laurels: 1] Silver medal at the MSSA Judo Competition in the U-12 years category held on 3rd December 2016. 2] Bronze medal in SFA for Judo on 9th December 2016. – Taekwondo At the 1st Open National Taekwondo Championship held on 22nd January 2017 Sharvari Shinde won a Gold medal in the Keryugi category. – Rhythmic Gymnastics Vanessa Thacker won the following awards at the Queens Cup Hong Kong International Rhythmic Gymnastic and AGG Invitational Championship which was held on 18th December 2016: 4th place in Same group Ball event 5th place in Individual Rope event 6th place in Individual Ribbon event. Neha Dharap won the following laurels at the Mumbai District Championship: 1] Rope – Bronze medal 2] Hoop – Bronze medal 3] Ball and Club – Bronze medal – Chess Ritvik Krishnan won the following laurels in Chess: 1] He was ranked 3rd at the IIFL Wealth 2nd Mumbai International Chess Tournament on 3rd January 2017. 2] Stood 3rd at the RBK All India Open Fide Rating Chess Tournament on 25th December 2016. 3] Stood 7th in the 3rd Maharashtra School Chess Championship 2016-2017, scoring 5 out of 7 points. This event was held on 17th December 2016. Trisha Krishnan participated in the 3rd Maharashtra State School Chess Championship where she scored 3.5 out of 6 points securing 10th position. This event was held on 17th December 2016. She stood 1st at the RBK All India Open Fide Rating Chess Tournament in the Girls U-7 years category securing 3.5 points in 9 rounds. This event was held on 25th December 2016. She was ranked 1st at the IIFL Wealth 2nd Mumbai International Chess Tournament scoring 3 out of 9 points in the Girls U-7 years category. Viha Shah has won the following awards in Chess in the U-11 years category: 1] 2nd in U-25 Chess Fide Tournament. 2] 2nd in RBK All India Fide Rating Chess Tournament. 3] 3rd in Kotak Mahindra Rapid Chess Tournament. 4] 3rd in I-Land Monsoon League Rapid Tournament. Vrisha Shah 1] 1st at I-Land Monsoon League Rapid Tournament. 2] 2nd place at Kotak Mahindra Rapid Chess Tournament. 3] 6th place at the M.S.S.A. Inter-School Tournament. – Swimming At the Matunga Gymkhana Meet, Armaan Jetha won the following laurels in the Boys U-9 years category: 1] 50mts Freestyle – 1st place 2] 50mts Butterfly Stroke – 1st place 3] 50mts Back Stroke – 1st place 4] 4 x 50mts Individual Medley – 1st place 5] 50mts Breast Stroke – 2nd place Vedant Bapna won the following laurels at the M.S.S.A. Swim Meet held on 4th December 2016 in the Boys U-14 years category: 1] 100mts Freestyle – Gold medal 2] 100mts Backstroke – Gold medal 3] 100mts Butterfly stroke – Gold medal 4] 100mts Breaststroke – Bronze medal 5] Won the Individual Championship Trophy for Boys in the U-14 years category. – Squash Kaavya Bansal won the following laurels in Squash: 1] 3rd place at the 5th JSW Sunil Verma Memorial held on 11th December 2016 2] 3rd place at the 73rd CCI Western India Open 2016 held on 21st December 2016 3] 2nd place in HCL Junior Squash Championship held on 28th December 2016 4] Winner at the M.S.S.A. Squash Tournament for Girls in the U-13 years category on 13th January 2017. 5] Secured 2nd place in the D.A.I.S. Moment of Joy Otters Club Junior Squash Championship in the Girls U-13 years category on 17th January 2017. 6] 3rd in the Girls U-13 years category at the Juhu Gymkhana Junior Squash Championship. Yuvraj Wadhwani won the following laurels in Squash: 1] 1st in the HCL Junior Squash Championship held on 28th December 2016 in the Boys U-13 years category. Yuvraj was awarded the Rolling Trophy for being the ‘Most Promising Junior Player’ 2] 1st at the 73rd CCI Western India Open 2016 in the Boys U-13 years category. 3] 1st at the Inter-School M.S.S.A. Squash Tournament on 13th January 2017 in the Boys U-11 years category. 4] 1st at the Juhu Gymkhana Junior Squash Championship in the Boys U-13 years category on 30th January 2017. Vivaan Bhatia won the following accolades in Squash: 1] Runner-Up at the HCL Squash Championship in the Boys U-11 years category on 28th December 2016. 2] Runner-Up at the 73rd CCI Western India Open 2016 in the Boys U-11 years category on 21st December 2016. 3] Stood 3rd at the 5th Sunil Verma Memorial Junior Open Squash Championship 2016 on 11th December 2015. Tiana Parasrampuria stood 3rd at the M.S.S.A. Squash Tournament in the Girls U-13 years category on 13th January 2017 Neel Joshi won the following awards 1] Winner of the Juhu Gymkhana Junior Squash Championship in the Boys U-16 years category on 30th January 2017. 2] Winner at the M.S.S.A. Squash Tournament 2017 in the Boys U-15 years category on 13th January 2017. 29.12.2016 – Football For the second consecutive year our Boys U-19 football team were the Winners of ISC Liga hosted by Jamnabai Narsee School Yug Nair was awarded the ‘Best Goal Keeper’ of the Tournament. – Swimming Arshia Vora won the following awards at the MSSA swimming competition held on 4th December 2016 in the girls U-14 years category: 100mts Breaststroke – Gold Medal 4 x 50mts Medley Relay – Silver Medal 4 x 50mts Freestyle Relay – Bronze Medal – Karate At the second Inter Club Taekwondo Plus Championship held on 20th November 2016, the following students won laurels: Gia Gupta Gold medal – Kyorugi Gold medal – Poomsae Keisha Kaba Gold Medal – Kata Gold Medal – Kumite Arnav Gupta Silver Medal – Kyorugi Tara Kyal Silver Medal – Poomsae Bronze Medal – Kyorugi Devkrishna Kyal Bronze Medal – Poomsae Bronze Medal – Kyorugi – Gymnastics The following students won awards in Gymnastics at the VIVA Competition held at Vibgyor High on 3rd December 2016: Vanessa Thacker Bronze medal – Hoop Set Silver medal – Ball Set Krishi Jain Bronze medals – Hoop Set and the Rope Set – Basketball Our Girls U-11 Basketball Team were the Winners at the VIVA Basketball Tournament held at Vibgyor High, Goregaon on 11th December 2016. Joanna Jesuratnam was adjudged the Best Player of the Tournament. Our girls U-14 Girls Basketball Team were Runners Up at the above Tournament. Simran Wagle was adjudged the Most Promising Player. – Roller Skating At the 27th Maharashtra State Roller Skating Championship held on 10th December 2016, Tishya Kumar won two Gold Medals in two individual events in the 6-8 years category. – Swimming At the MSSA Swimming Championship held on 4th December 2016 the following students won laurels: Armaan Jetha 50 mtrs Freestyle – Gold Medal 50mtrs Breaststroke – Silver Medal 50mtrs Butterfly Stroke – Silver Medal Reyan Gada 100 mtrs Backstroke – Gold medal Zara Baksi 50mts Freestyle – Silver medal 50mts Butterfly – Bronze Viivaan Thakur 50 mtrs Freestyle – Silver Medal 50 mtrs Backstroke – Silver Medal – Robotics Our Robotics Team won the Second Prize at the Indian Robo Cup Junior Foundation at the West Zone Robo Cup Junior Competition held at Queen Mary School on 11th December 2016. The team: Samvar Jain Chaitanya Mishra Tanishka Patkar Keya Kumar They will represent our School at the Nationals in Bangalore. – Squash At the 5th Sunil Verma Memorial Squash Tournament held on 11th December 2016, Tiana Parasrampuria stood first in the Girls U-11 category. Yuvraj Wadhwani stood third in the Boys U-13 category. – Elocution At the Sam T Berkeley Elocution competition organized by YMCA, Anya Pinto stood first in the Junior Group. 05.12.2016 – Swimming At the GMAAA Inter-School Swimming Championship Meet held on 13th November 2016, Zara Baksi won the following awards in the Girls U-9 years category: 50mts Breaststroke – Gold medal 50mts Butterfly stroke – Gold medal 100mts Individual Medley – Gold medal She was also awarded the Individual Championship Trophy for Girls U-9 years category. – Suhani Baksi won the following awards in the Girls U-13 years category: 4 x 50mts Freestyle – Gold medal 4 x 50mts Medley Relay – Gold medal 50mts Butterfly Stroke – Bronze medal – Armaan Jetha won the following awards in the Boys U-9 years category: 50mts Freestyle – Gold medal 50mts Breaststroke – Gold medal 50mts Butterfly stroke – Gold medal 50mts Backstroke – Gold medal 4 x 50mts Individual Medley – Gold medal He was also awarded the Individual Championship Trophy for Boys U-9 years category. – At the YMCA Inter-School Swimming Championships on 19th November 2016, Armaan Jetha did our School proud by winning laurels in the following events in the Boys U-9 years category: 50mts Breaststroke – Gold medal 50mts Butterfly stroke – Silver medal 50mts Backstroke – Bronze medal – Viivaan Thakur won the following laurels at the Khar Gymkhana Swimming competition held on 27th November 2016: 50mts Freestyle – Gold medal 50mts Backstroke – Gold medal 50mts Butterfly stroke – Gold medal 50mts Breast stroke – Gold medal He also won the Individual Championship Trophy in the Boys U-10 years category. – Arshia Vora represented Maharashtra State at the DSO School Nationals in the U-14 years category on 29th November 2016 and was ranked 6th in the Girls 100mts Breast stroke. – Dance Arianna Thomas and Malishka Vemu secured Distinction in the Modern Theatre Dance Exam Grade 2 conducted by the Imperial Society of Dance and Theatre Faculties, on 12th October 2016 – Squash Kaavya Bansal and Yuvraj Wadhwani have been felicitated by the Squash Racquet Federation of Maharashtra for winning the Junior National Championship in the Girls and Boys U-11 years category respectively, on 21st November 2016 Winners at the ISP SRAM JVPG Winter Squash Open 2016 Yuvraj Wadhwani Vivaan Bhatia Neel Joshi – Karate The following students have won laurels at the Inter-School Karate Competition organized by the All India Gojukai Karate Do on 19th November 2016 Samaira Pethe Gold medal in the White Belt category Kenny Nigrel Gold medal in Individual Kumite Bronze medal in Individual Kata Neerav Reddy Gold medal in Individual Kata Gold medal in Individual Kumite Sharanya Badala Gold in Basic Bronze in Team Event Dhrutvan Joshi Silver medal in Kumite Silver medal in Kata Allen Shekhar Silver medal in Individual Kumite Ishani Badala Gold medal in Individual Kumite Sanjit Valanju Silver medal in the White Belt category Sayuri Agrawal Silver medal in Individual Kata Silver medal in Individual Kumite Anaya Kaba Silver medal in Individual Kata Raychelle Fernandes Bronze medal in Team Basic – Rhythmic Gymnastics The following students won laurels at the MSSA Inter-School Rhythmic Gymnastic Championship held on 30th November 2016 Vanessa Thacker Gold medals in two Individual Events Krishi Jain Bronze medals in three Individual Events – Lawn Tennis Arjun Jashnani was Runner-up at the DSO Tennis tournament in the Boys U-17 years category. This event was held on 18th November 2016. Veer Prasad was Runner-up at the MSSA Lawn Tennis tournament in the Boys U-12 years category. He also won the Most Promising Player Award in the Boys U-12 years category at a tournament held at Dadar Club under the aegis of AITA – Boxing The following students excelled at the MSSA Boxing Championship held on 28th November 2016: Pratham Jain won gold in the Boys U-15 years category. Muhammed Ali Khandwani won a bronze medal in the Boys U-11 years category. – Badminton Darius Pardiwala was winner at the DSO Team Championship 2016-2017 in the U-14 years Boys Team Event held at Dharavi Sports Complex. He also won the title in the Boys Singles Category U-12 years at the MSSA Inter-School Badminton Championship held on 29th November 2016 – Art At the 5th All India Art Competition the following students won laurels Aditya Gupta – 1st prize Vihaan Jain – 1st prize Adwit Jain – 3rd prize Each of them was awarded a medal, trophy and certificate. 18.11.2016 – Squash Our students won accolades at the recently conducted Junior Squash Championship held at Daly College, Indore on 31st October 2016 Yuvraj Wadhwani stood 1st in the Boys U-11 category. Yuvraj is currently ranked No. 1 in India and No. 2 in Asia in the boys U-11 years category. Kaavya Bansal stood 1st in the Girls U-11 years category. Kavvya is currently ranked No. 1 in India and No. 1 in Asia. Tiana Parasrampuria finished 3rd in the Girls U-11 years category. Neel Joshi was declared Runner-up in the Boys U-15 years category. Nikita Joshi was declared Runner-up in the Girls U-17 years category. – Basketball Shaurya Bhadu has been selected to represent Maharashtra State at the AISM Basketball Nationals to be held in Hyderabad from 9th November to 14th November 2016. – Golf Tarushi Bhattacharya won the WIGA tournament held on 3rd November 2016 at B.P.G.C. Chembur – Swimming Arshia Vora has won the following laurels in Swimming. Zonals: Gold in 4 x 100mts Freestyle relay Gold in 4 x 100mts Medley Relay Silver in 100mts Breaststroke Gold in 50mts Breaststroke State Level Awards: Gold in 4 x 100mts Freestyle relay Gold in 4 x 100mts Medley Relay Silver in 100mts Breaststroke Bronze in 50mts Breaststroke – Ivan Zachary George won the following laurels at the Greater Mumbai Amateur Aquatic Association Lower Age Group Swim Meet 2016 on 8th October 2016 Silver medal in 25mts Breaststroke Silver medal in 25mts Butterfly stroke Bronze medal in 25mts Freestyle Ivan was awarded the Runner_Up Championship Trophy for boys in the U-5 years category. At the recently held ASISC National Games 2016 held on 11th November, Aditi Nazre won the following accolades in the Senior Girls category: 1st in 100mts Butterfly stroke 2nd in 50mts Butterfly stroke 3rd in 50mts Breaststroke Vedant Bapna won the following awards at the recently conducted D.S.O. State Meet at Nashik. Gold in 50mts Backstroke Gold in 100mts Backstroke Gold in 200mts Freestyle Gold in Medley Relay Silver in Freestyle Relay – Badminton Our Girls U-14 team won the 3rd place at the D.S.O. Inter-School Badminton tournament. Mrunmayi Mandlik Sharika Kaul Dia Parasrampuria Nysa Gidwani Mallika Mathew – Taekwondo Gia Gupta was awarded the Best Student Trophy in Taekwondo Exam held at Edubridge International School on 4th September 2016. – Chess Hriday Bhuta was winner at the MCDCA tournament in the U-11 years category. He secured 5-6 points. The tournament was held on 4th November 2016. – Lawn Tennis – Arjun Jashnani was declared 1st Runner-Up in the Junior Boys group at the 20th ASISC National Games 2016 Lawn Tennis tournament held on 11th November in Hyderabad. 21.10.2016 – TCS IT Quiz The following students will be representing Bombay Scottish School, Mahim on Sunday 23rd October 2016 at the annual – TCS IT WIZ, India’s largest Inter-School Tech quiz organized by Tata Consultancy Services. Team 1 Vickram Peter Neil Kanakia Team 2 Rushabh Kapasi Siddhanth Sharma Team 3 Urit Gupta Aruja Khanna Team 4 Calvin Alvares Mukund Bali We wish them the very best! – Chess Trisha Krishnan participated in the Nagpur Mayor’s Cup Maharashtra State Amateur Fide Rating Chess Tournament and was awarded a bronze medal in the Girls U-7 years category. The following students won accolades at the MSSA Chess Tournament: Krisha Khandelwal 1st in the Girls U-12 years category Khushi Khandelwal 1st in the Girls U-16 years category – Tennis Arjun Jashnani stood 1st at the DSO Lawn Tennis tournament held on 14th October 2016. – Athletics At the Maharashtra Region Inter ICSE Schools Meet held on 7th October 2016 organized by AISM, Adam Alvares won the Silver medal in 1500mts and the Bronze medal in 800mts in Boys U-16 years age category Our Boys U-16 Relay team stood 3rd and won the Bronze medal The Team: Avish Rodrigues Adam Alvares Aryaman Emmanuel Aaron D’Souza – Football On 13th October 2016 our girls U-17 team won the DSO Football tournament, defeating Apostolic Carmel 3-1 The Team: Srishti Jain Deniese Pereira Ira Gore Sarah Arora Saachi Kamat Mallika Nagle Arushi Choksi Angela Oommen Riya Singh Archana Chopra Saloni Shenoy Avaantika Deepak Rhea Raheja Zoyaa Daver Taira Engineer Jaanvee Sawant Natasha Sinha – Karate At the 38th Maharashtra State Karate Championship held on 16th October 2016, Amisha Kuril won a Silver medal in Kumite in the Girls U-16 category. Sayuri Agrawal won two Bronze medals in Individual Kata and Kumite event in the Girls U-9 years category. – Swimming Armaan Jetha has won accolades at the GMAAA Swimming Competition 2016 held at Dharavi Sports Complex on 8th October 2016, in the Boys U-9 years category: 1st in 50mts Freestyle 1st in 50mts Butterfly stroke 1st in 50mts Breast stroke 1st in 200mts Individual Medley 1st in 4 x 50mts Freestyle Relay 1st in 4 x 50mts Medley Relay 2nd in 50mts Backstroke He was also awarded the Sandeep Digvekar Trophy for the Best Swimmer of the Meet. – Elocution Sheroy Davar has been awarded 2nd prize in English Elocution and 3rd prize in Hindi Elocution at a competition conducted by the East Bombay Zoroastrian Bharat Scout Group 12.10.2016 – Football: Our Girls U-16 team were Runners-Up at the MSSA Football Tournament held on Saturday, 8th October 2016. – Karate: Our students excelled at the D.S.O. Karate Tournament held at Dharavi Sports Complex on Friday, 7th October 2016. U-17 Girls Amisha Kuril – Gold medal U-14 Girls Keisha Kaba – Silver medal U-17 Boys Ashwin Shekhar – Bronze medal U-19 Boys Aniruddha Singh – Silver medal – Chess: Ritvik Krishnan participated in Nagpur Mayor’s Cup Maharashtra State Amateur FIDE Rating Chess Championship 2016 and scored 5 out of a possible 9 points and was awarded a Bronze medal in the Boys U-19 years category Ragini Ramanathan stood 1st in the Pinnacle Chess Fest 2016 held at Pinnacle High International School, Malad – Brainwaves: 41 students of our School participated in Brainwaves, an Inter-School Competition organized by the Bombay YMCA on Saturday, 1st October 2016. The following students emerged winners: Marathi Essay Writing Maahi Zaveri – 1st prize Marathi Short-Story Writing Yashana Kale – 1st prize Riva Mayekar – 3rd prize English Short-Story Writing Sharika Kaul – 1st prize Hindi Short- Story Writing Aman Zaveri – 1st prize Shambhavi Sharma – 3rd prize Hindi Elocution Rommulus Lewis – 1st prize English Essay Writing Renee Vakil – 3rd prize Congratulations to all winners and participants! – Tennis: The following students won laurels in Lawn Tennis at the Maharashtra Region Inter I.C.S.E. School Meet on 30th September 2016. Junior Category Arjun Jashnani – 1st place Senior Category Rohan Limaye – 1st place – Athletics: At the D.S.O. Athletic Meet held on 29th September 2016 our boys won laurels in the following categories: Boys U-14 years category Aryaman Emmanuel Gold in 100mts Gold in 200mts Gold in 400mts Boys U-17 years category Adam Alvares Gold in 800mts Gold in 1500mts Gold in Triple Jump Aaron D’Souza Gold in 100mts Silver in 200mts Boys U-19 years category Calvin Alvares Bronze in Triple Jump Bombay Scottish School team clinched the Gold medal in the 4 x 100mts Relay. The team Arsh Emmanuel Jaiden D’Souza Aasneh Prasad Aryaman Emmanuel – Shooting: Results of the D.S.O. Inter-School Shooting Competition held on 18th September 2016: U-14 Boys Open Sight Rifle Shooting: Neil Pullambra – 1st place U-14 Boys Pistol Shooting Saahil Ghorpade – 1st place Arjun Thakoor – 2nd place Sriram Ramesh – 3rd place U-14 Girls Open Sight Rifle Shooting: Fiih Patel – 2nd place Dia Parasrampuria – 3rd place U-17 Boys Pistol Shooting: Shaneel Mehta – 1st place Arjun Balamwar 2nd place U-17 Boys Open Sight Rifle Shooting: Shivang Raisurana – 1st place Prachet Patkar – 2nd place U-17 Girls Open Sight Rifle Shooting Shria Khan – 2nd place Maitreyee Ravuri – 3rd place U-19 Girls Peep Sight Rifle Shooting Gayatri Pawaskar – 3rd place 29.09.2016 – Inter-House Football Tournament Bombay Scottish School, Mahim saw a hub of activity on Saturday, 24th September as the teams got ready for the Inter-House Football matches. The Boys Team played with great enthusiasm as the MacPherson and Kennedy battled it out for the coveted Championship Trophy. Eventually it was the MacPherson House that won 3-0. The Girls team witnessed a fierce battle between the Victoria and the Anne . Sarah Arora of the Victoria House scored two goals in succession leading her house to victory. The school grounds echoed with loud cheers and moments of both joy and disappointment were witnessed. In true sportsmanship, the losing teams applauded the Winning Houses as they rejoiced in their victory. Hearty congratulations to all the players for an afternoon of scintillating football. Winning House Girls: Green House Boys: Red House Overall Results: Green House – 1st place Red House – 2nd place Yellow House – 3rd place Blue House – 4th place – Taekwondo: At the 36th Maharashtra State Taekwondo Championship 2016 held on 28th August 2016 Aradhita Sharma won the silver medal in the event Poomsae. – Golf: Dev Aswani was 2nd Runner-Up at the Indian Golf Union sponsored Western Zone Junior Golf Tournament on 23rd August 2016 played at Gulmohar Greens Golf and Country Club, Ahmedabad. – Trinity College of London: The following students from ‘All For Kids’ were awarded Certificates of Merit by Trinity College of London. Distinction in Speech and Drama: Ritika Kalantri Shreya Upadhyay Distinction in Grade 2 Performing Text: Aditi Joshi Jahnavi Sonchhatra Keira Fernandes Distinction in Grade 1 Performing Text: Varun Kanodia Krizelle Fernandes Merit in Grade 2 Performing Text: Vedant Kanodia – Sheroy Davar of the 16th East Bombay Bharat Scout Group stood 3rd in the Hindi Elocution Competition for Scouts in the U-14 years category. 20.09.2016 – Basketball Our Girls U-14 Basketball team were Runners-up at the DSO Basketball Tournament held on 13th September 2016 at Vashi. The team: Aanya Khara Livia Thomas Simran Wagle Pankhuri Bansal Sharika Kaul Sanjana Runwal Anvita Koduri Shloka Subramanian Rashi Muthukumar Tanvi Singh Bisht Ananya Pritam Tanisha Agarwal – Football Our Girls team clinched DSO U-17 title. This event was held on 14th September 2016. The team: Sachi Kamat Ira Gore Deniese Pereira Sarah Arora Avaantika Deepak Srishti Jain Rhea Raheja Jaanvee Sawant Taira Engineer Natasha Sinha Zoyaa Daver Saloni Shenoy Archana Chopra Riya Singh Angela Oommen Simran Pitale Mallika Nagle Arushi Choksi – Our Girls U-14 Football team were Runners-Up at the DSO Zonal Tournament The team: Riva Mayekar Saloni Shah Sarah Patil Sanjana Runwal Kyra Gore Janhavi Mullerpatan Rashi Muthukumar Kyana Menda Reeva Nanda Jaitree Baing Shrshti Santhosh Pranita Nimkar Nysa Adurkar Anusha Thakkar Angira Kanwar Ananya Biswas Shanaya Birdy Khushnaaz Jesia – 49th Bombay City District Annual Athletic Championship held on 2nd September 2016: Adam Araujo won the Gold medal in Shot Put in the Boys’ U-10 category Adam Alvares won the Gold medal in 600mts Flat Race and in High Jump in the Boys U-14 age group. Adam has been selected to represent Mumbai City at the Maharashtra State Junior Athletic Championship to be held at Nagpur. – Squash At the 8th Junior Open 2016 Squash Tournament held on 4th September 2016 : Yuvraj Wadhwani stood 1st in the Boys U-11 category. Tiana Parasrampuria stood 3rd in the Girls U-11 category. – DSO INTER SCHOOL Judo Competition: Juhi Punjabi won the 3rd place. – At the 69th Bandra Gymkhana Inter-School English Elocution Competition the following students won awards in the members category: Purav Nanda – 1st place U-8 category Reeva Nanda – 2nd place Above 12 years category DSO Inter-School Chess Tournament: Saahil Ghorpade U-14 Boys – 2nd place Khushi Khandelwal U-17 Girls – 3rd place Rahul Shukla U-17 Boys – 2nd place – DSO Inter-School Taekwondo Tournament: Sushmita Mahadani U-17 Girls – 2nd place Krish Chavan U-17 Boys – 2nd place – DSO Inter-School Boxing Tournament: Pratham Jain U-17 Boys – 1st place – Bombay City District 49th Annual Athletic Championship Adam Araujo U-10 Boys – Winner in Shot Put – D.S.O. Interschool Aquatic Competiton 2016-2017 – U-17 Boys Team 4 x 100mts Free Relay – Winner 4 x 100mts Medley Relay – Winner Vidit Agrawal Vedant Agrawal Aryan Mehra Shlok Shah – U-14 Boys Team 4 x 100mts Free Relay – Winner 4 x 100mts Medley Relay – Winner Vedant Bapna Aditya Mhapralkar Reyan Gada Krish Jhaveri – U-14 Girls Team 4 x 100mts Free Relay – Winner 4 x 100mts Medley relay – Winner Aanya Wala Arshia Vora Suhani Baksi Stuti Bhatia – Individual – U-17 Boys 50mts Breaststroke – 2nd 100mts Breaststroke – 2nd 200mts Breaststroke – 2nd Shlok Shah – U-17 Boys 200mts Backstroke – 2nd 200mts Butterflystroke – 3rd 400mts Individual Medley – 3rd Vedant Agrawal – U-17 Boys 400mts Freestyle – 2nd 800mts Freestyle – 2nd Vidit Agrawal – Individual U-17 Boys 50mts Freestyle – 2nd 100mts Freeestyle – 2nd 200mts Individual Medley – 3rd Aryaan Mehra – U-14 Boys 50mts Backstroke – 1st 100mts Backstroke – 1st 200mts Freestyle – 1st Vedant Bapna U-14 Boys 50mts Breaststroke – 3rd Aditya Mhapralkar – U-4 Boys 200mts Backstroke – 1st Reyan Gada – U-14 Girls 200mts Backstroke – 2nd 200mts Individual Medley – walk over Aanya Wala – U-14 Girls 50mts Breaststroke – 1st 100mts Breaststroke – 1st 50mts Butterflystroke – 3rd Arshia Vora U-14 Girls 200mts Butterflystroke – 1st 400mts Freestyle – 2nd 100mts Butterflystroke – 3rd Suhani Baksi – Individual – U-14 Girls 100mts Freestyle – 2nd Stuti Bhatia – U-19 Girls 50mts Breaststroke – 2nd 50mts Butterflystroke – walk over Aditi Nazre – AISM Inter-School Aquatic Competition 2016 4 x 50mts Medley Relay – Winner 4 x 50mts Freestyle Relay – Runner Up Vidit Agrawal Vedant Agrawal Shlok Shah Aryaan Mehra – Individual U-16 Boys 200mts Individual Medley – 3rd Vidit Agrawal – U-16 Boys 100mts Breaststroke – 3rd Shlok Shah – U-16 Boys 200mts Individual Medley – 2nd Vedant Agrawal – U-16 Boys 100mts Frestyle – 1st 50mts Freestyle – 4th Aryaan Mehra – U-18 Girls 50mts Breaststroke – walk-over 100mts Butterflystroke – walk- over 50mts Butterflystroke – 2nd Aditi Nazre 01.09.2016 – Basketball: Our Boys U-14 stood first at the Savio Hoop School Basketball Tournament held at Domnic Savio School, Andheri on Sunday, 28th August 2016. The team: Yuvraj Bhandari Kenzo Lobo Mihir Kore Aarya Kokane Naman Savla Nathan Mathias Aaryaman Parulekar Ethan Bradford Shrey Yewale Arnav Pawaskar Amogh Suresh Aneyant Mathur Mihir Kore was adjudged the Best Player of the tournament. The Girls U-14 team stood 2nd in the same tournament. The team: Sanjana Runwal Kashish Jain Rashi Muthukumar Sharika Kaul Ria Kakkar Trisha Dayani Shloka Subramaniam Anvita Koduri Ananya Pritam Sarah Dayal Joanna Jesuratnam Aashna Thomas The Girls U-11 team stood 3rd in the same tournament. The team: Sarah Dayal Joanna Jesuratnam Aashna Thomas Shreya Ranganathan Aadya Kashyap Aanya Wala Palak Chandaliya Dhriti Shah Mishkaa Shetty Anjali Deshmukh Aadya Bapna Sanaaya Yewale – Our Choral Recitation Team secured the 1st place at the 69th Bandra Gymkhana Elocution Competition held on Saturday, 27th August 2016. A team of 20 students from Stds. 9 and 10 and Kiana Fernandes from Std. 3 participated in this event. Well done Scottish! At the same event our students excelled in Individual Categories too. Girls: Below 8 years: Sharayah Bernard – 1st place Girls: 8 to 12 years: Anya Pinto – 2nd place Girls: 12 to 15 years: Ariana Mistry – 2nd place Boys: 12 to 15 years: Anubhav Dayal – 2nd place East Indian Category: Boys: Below 8 years Isaiah Rodrigues – 1st place Boys: 8 to 12 years Isaac Rodrigues – 1st place – Bombay Scottish School, Mahim was awarded the Overall Girls Championship Trophy 2016. – Football: Our Girls U-12 Football team were Runners-Up at the Anglo Indian Tournament held at Hutchings High School in Pune on Saturday, 27th August 2016. The team: Myra Virdi Aashna Thomas Aaria Bafna 5C] Jonita Joy Rhea Chavan Katyayani Mishra Sydelle Gonsalves Ufrina Poonawalla Avika Seth Sukriti Prasad Noheeni Bhulescarr – Swimming: Arshia Vora participated in the DSO Inter-School Swimming Competition on the 23rd and 24th August 2016 and won the following laurels in the Girls U-14 category: 1] Gold medal in 50mts Breaststroke 2] Gold medal in 100mts Breaststroke 3] Gold medal in 4 x 100mts Freestyle Relay 4] Gold medal in 4 x 100mts Medley Relay 5] Bronze medal in 50mts Butterfly Stroke – Golf: Jaikrit Bhattacharya secured the 1st place at the Evolution Golf West Zone IGU Sub-Junior and Feeder Tour held on 23rd August 2016. – Squash: The following students won laurels at the 41st Bombay Gymkhana Maharashtra State Open Squash Championship held on 17th August 2016. Yuvraj Wadhwani was winner in the Boys U-11 category. Neel Joshi – was winner in the Boys U-15 category. Nikita Joshi – was Runner-Up in the Girls U-17 category. 22.08.2016 – EVS Field Trip: A field trip was organized for the EVS students of Stds. 9 & 10 to Kondgaon, Khopoli on 13th August 2016. The trek was to the foothills of the Sahyadris. The students were thrilled to experience nature at its very best as they enjoyed this refreshing break from the hustle and bustle of city life. – The Dabchick Nature Club has organized a Monsoon Hike to Kondana Caves on Saturday, 20th August 2016 for the students of Stds. 8, 9 and 10. – Samika Agrawal secured distinction in Dance by the Royal Academy of Dance, London. – Yuvraj Wadhwani stood 1st in the Boys U-11 category in the Bombay Gymkhana Maharashtra State Open , Mumbai. He is currently ranked No. 1 in India in the Boys U-11 category as per the SRFI All India Rankings and has been selected to represent India in the Asian Junior in Malaysia in the Boys U-13 category this year. – Our girls U-17 team won the Runner-Up Trophy at the DSO Subroto Cup Division Level. – Our Boys U-10 team were winners of the Christ Church Little Giants Premier League Cup 2016. – Adam Araujo was awarded the Best Player of the Tournament. The team: Snehal NeredumallI Deeptansh Khandelwal Vedant Somwanshi Dhruv Chopra Aadiv Das Ishaan Mehra Mikhail Vakil Adam Araujo Arjun Jhaveri Arnav Srivastava Arjun Kanodia Jared Collins – Our Girls U-12 team were the Runner-Up at the All Maharashtra Anglo Indian School Football Tournament held at Christ Church School on 12th August 2016. The team members: Sydelle Gonsalves Rhea Chavan Ufrina Poonawalla Jonita Joy Avika Seth Aashna Thomas Katyayani Mishra Aaria Bafna Sukriti Prasad Noheeni Bhulescarr Myra Virdi – Frank Anthony Memorial Inter School Debate Rushabh Kapasi did our School proud at the Frank Anthony Memorial Inter-School Debate Competition, Category 1 Stage 2 held on 16th August 2016 at Chatrabhuj Narsee Memorial School, Vile Parle. He was awarded a Silver medal for the 2nd Best Speaker Position. 04.08.2016 – AISM Inter – School Drawing and Painting Festival 2016 On Saturday, 30th July 2016, three of our students participated in the AISM Inter-School Drawing and Painting Festival 2016 hosted by Lodha World School, Thane. Junior Category Aditi George Senior Category Vaishnavi Khadatare Sabah Mehta – Inter-School AISM Quiz Competition Four students represented our School at the AISM Inter-School Quiz Competition 2016 at S.J. Poddar Academy on 29th July 2016. Group 1 Seshasai Narimetla Siddhant Sharma stood 4th out 0f 20 participating schools. Group 2 Dhrutvan Joshi Eeshan Ketkar was ranked 7th out of 54 participating schools. – Badminton: Tyrone Pereira stood 1st in the Boys U-15 Singles and Boys U-15 Doubles at the Greater Mumbai District Badminton Championship held on 31st July 2016. Tyrone has been selected to represent Mumbai in the Maharashtra Junior Inter-District and State Badminton Championship to be held later this month in Nasik. – The following students excelled at the NSCI Squash Tournament held on 24th July 2016: Yuvraj Wadhwani winner in the Boys U-11 category. Kaavya Bansal winner in the Girls U-11 category. Advait Naik Runner-Up in the Boys U-15 category. Nikita Joshi Runner-Up in the Girls U-17 category. 27.07.2016 – A.I.S.M. Debate Competition On Friday, 22nd July 2016 the following students represented our School at the A.I.S.M. Debate Competition at Sulochanadevi Singhania School, Thane. Category 1: Esha Sridhar and Vickram Peter Category 2: Ayan Agrawal and Abhyuday Sen – Football Our heartiest congratulations to our U-17 Girls team for securing the 1st place at the DSO Subroto Mukherjee Cup Football Tournament 2016-2017. Our U-14 Boys secured the 3rd place in the same tournament held on 21st July 2016. – On 19th July 2016 , our budding artists from Stds. 6 to 10 participated in the ‘Moon Landing Day Celebrations’ at the Nehru Science Centre, Worli. The members participated in the ‘Sit and Draw Contest’ showcasing their talent in Art through topics such as ‘First Manned mission to Mars’ and ‘India’s Mission to the Moon’. We are awaiting the results of this contest. – Our shuttler Yug Nair has been selected to represent the Association of ISC /ICSE Schools of Maharastra at the Nationals to be held in September. 15.07.2016 We are proud to announce that, as on July 2016, our student Kaavya Bansal has been ranked No. 1 in India in the Girls U-11 category by the Squash Racquet Federation of India We are delighted to announce that MSSA has adjudged Bombay Scottish School, Mahim as the Best All Round Co-Education School in Sports for the academic year 2015-2016. 14.07.2016 – Dev Aswani achieved the following laurels in Golf: 1] 3rd place at the Evolution Golf West Zone IGU Sub-Junior and Feeder Tour at the Bombay Presidency Club on 21st April 2016. 2] 3rd place at the Evolution Golf West Zone IGU at the Willingdon Sports Club on 12th and 13th April 2016. – The following students were winners at the Summer Classic National Ranking Junior Squash Tournament held in Delhi on 30th June 2016: Kaavya Bansal won the Girls U-11 title. Advait Adik won the Boys U-15 title. – The following students were awarded Distinction from the Trinity College of London: Paree Ghanshani Level 1 – Speech and Drama. Tanya Deshmukh Initial Level Piano 28.06.2016 – Kaavya Bansal has won the following laurels in Squash: 1] Winner in the Girls U-11 category at the Altec Ransing Khar Gymkhana ISP Squash Championship held on 1st May 2016. 2] She was Runner-up at the ISA Junior Squash Open 2016 held on 7th May 2016 at Chennai. – Our Boys U-12 Football team were crowned champions at the Goa Super Cup 2016 Football Tournament held in May. Indrajeet Parchure was awarded the Best Player of the Tournament. The team members: Sudhanshu Naik Rishang Choksi Craig Daniel Salve Rohan Bangera Indrajeet Parchure Ryan Davar Dhruv Dhingra Yash Fadia Anirudh Fadia Dhanraj Gala Jadon Collins Areez Mistry – Hriday Bhuta stood 1st at the All India Open International Fide Rating Chess Tournament 2016 in the U-14 category, where he scored 6 points, on 29th April 2016. He stood 6th at the Fide Rating Chess Tournament in the U-16 category organized by the Gujarat State Chess Association on 8th May 2016. 21.06.2016 – Khushi Khandelwal and Krisha Khandelwal represented India at the Asian Youth Chess Championship 2016 in Mongolia in the month of April 2016. Khushi secured a bronze medal for India in the Girls U-14 category. The World Chess Federation has awarded her with the title of WCM . Krisha won the 4th place in the Girls U-10 category. – Vedant Bapna won the following laurels in swimming: 1] Gold medal in 50mts backstroke and a silver medal in 100mts backstroke at the 33rd Sub-Junior and 43rd Junior State Aquatic Championships 2016, conducted on 4th June 2016. He will be representing Maharashtra at the National Meet to be held in Bangalore in July 2016. – Yuvraj Wadhwani stood 1st in the Boys U-11 category at the ISP Squash Alter Lansing Khar Gymkhana ISP Squash Championship on 1st May 2016. He is currently ranked No. 1 in India in the Boys U-11 category and has been selected to represent India at the Asian Junior in Malaysia in the Boys U-13 category. – Vanessa Thacker secured the 1st place in Team Event in the Girls U-8 category at the 26th Rhythmic Gymnastics State Championship held on 20th and 21st February 2016. – Jaikrit Bhattacharya stood 2nd at the West Zone IGU Evolution Golf Feeder Tour held at Oxford Golf, Pune on 3rd June 2016. – Tarushi Bhattacharya has won the Challenge Cup Golf Tournament conducted by the BPGC. 06.05.2016 – Our heartiest congratulations to all our ISC and ICSE students. Their dedication and hard work has paid off! ISC – 2016: Appeared 73 students Passed 73 students Overall Toppers: Anushka Das 96.8% Manan Chugh 96.2% Kannan Jhunjhunwala 95% Result Analysis: 90% – 99% – 22 students 80% – 89% – 25 students 70% – 79% – 19 students 60% – 69% – 7 students Total : 73 students ICSE – 2016: Appeared 250 students Passed 250 students Overall Toppers: Saluni Chandok 98% Aryan Jain 97.7% Raisa Monteiro 97.3% and Manav Goyal 97.3% Result Analysis: 90% – 99% – 135 students 80% – 89% – 90 students 70% – 79% – 20 students 60% – 69% – 5 students Total : 250 students 02.05.2016 – Mahika Wadhwa and Vedika Wadhwa raised x5900 which will be used to buy water tanks for drought effected villages of Latur and Ahmednagar. They raised these funds by selling books, toys, trinkets and other priced possessions. They were featured in the Hindustan Times, dated Wednesday, 27th April 2016. The Scottish family is proud of their initiative. – Bombay Scottish School, Mahim will be introducing ‘ Pomegranate ‘- the Magic Reading Room and Creative Writing Programme for students from Stds. 3 to 8. In addition to language fluency and inculcating reading habits, the objectives of the program are also geared towards cultivating attitudes such as spirit of inquiry, independent thinking, communication, caring and empathy, and reflection. Parents are requested to check the website in the forthcoming weeks for futher details. 07.04.2016 – Gayatri Pawaskar won a gold medal and created a new national record in the U-18 Youth category at the 15th Kumar Surendra Singh Memorial Shooting Championship held in Kerala on 10th March 2016. She also won a gold medal in the Women’s category and the Champion of Champion Runner-up Trophy at the 3rd Mumbai Mayor Cup Shooting Championship 2016 on 15th February 2016. – Khushi Khandelwal has been awarded the MSSA Excellence Award for outstanding performance in Chess for the year 2015-2016. – Deneise Pereira has been awarded the MSSA Excellence Award for outstanding performance in Football for the year 2015-2016. – Yuvraj Wadhwani won the Wagle Sports MSSA Excellence Award for outstanding performance in Squash on 23rd March 2016. – At the MSSA Inter-School Table Tennis Tournament our U-14 Boys team won the 3rd place. The team members: Asmit Das Vihaan Menon Auvi Mukherjee – At the ASISC National Lawn Tennis Tournament Arjun Jashnani won the 3rd position in the Junior Boys group. – Kaavya Bansal stood 3rd at the 72nd CCI Western India Open Squash Tournament. She was also Runner Up in the JSW Sunil Verma Memorial Junior Squash Championship held on 6th December 2015. 02.03.2016 – The Girls U-13 Basketball team stood 1st at the Hoop School Basketball Tournament: Aanyaa Khara was declared the most valuable player of the tournament. – Aradhya Sharma won a Gold Medal in Sparring and a bronze medal in Poomsae at the 33rd Mumbai District Taekwondo Championship 2016, held on 31st January 2016. – Avika Viswanathan won a gold medal in the under 22kg category at the Annual Taekwondo Championship conducted by Kiran’s Taekwondo Training Academy . – Hriday Bhuta stood 2nd at the Satish Sabnis Open Rapid Chess Tournament in the U-12 category, on 14th February 2016. – Vanessa Thacker secured 2nd place and won 5 medals in various events at the All Mumbai Rhythmic Gymnastics District Championship held on 14th February 2016. – Aradhita Sharma won a bronze medal in Shadow Fighting at the 33rd Mumbai District Taekwondo Championship 2016 held on 31st January 2016. – Paree Ghanshani – has received Distinction from the University of West London for her performance in Piano forte Step 1. – Following in the footsteps of their Seniors, our U-8 ‘A’ team won the Runners-Up Trophy at MSSA Division 1 Finals. They were also the Runners-Up at the inaugural Mumbai City FC 5-a side tournament organized along with MSSA. The team members: 1] Shauryajit Singh 2] Tanay Maahale 3] Aarya Bafna 4] Ishaan Singh 5] Parth Mittal 6] Rehaan Bhat 7] Devarsh Bhandari 8] Arnav Kashikar 9] Ethan Kumar 10] Manit Deoras 11] Raphael DSouza 12] Aditya Arora 13] Arnav Agrawal 14] Adam Almeida 15] Raghav Kanodia 16] Parhaan Khanna 17] Lakshya Agrawal 18] Reyansh Vora Captain & Goalkeeper – Aryan Lopez won the following awards in Skating : 1] 1st position at the Inter-School Premier League, Mumbai. 2] 2 gold medals at the 11th Mumbai Suburban Open Speed Skating Championship. 3] Gold medal in Long Race and silve medal in Short Race at the Roll-o-fit 16th Open Speed Skating Championship. – Vrisha Shah stood 3rd at the RBK All India Chess FIDE Competition. – Viha Shah stood 9th at the RBK All India Chess FIDE Competition. – Saahil Ghorpade stood 5th at the All India Open International Fide Skating Chess Tournament held in Mumbai from 20th to 25th February 2016 in the U-14 category. – Deeya Chhabra and Aryan Chhabra stood 1st at the International Cuisine Cooking Fest ‘Zaika’ where they represented Thailand. The festival was hosted by Jai Hind College. They were the youngest amongst 24 participants from colleges all over Mumbai. They have been invited to intern at the ‘Gourmet Kitchen’. – Vedant Bapna won the following awards in Swimming at the Jain International Trade Organisation Games Nationals held on 13th and 14th February 2016: 50mts Butterfly Stroke gold medal 50mts Back Stroke gold medal 50mts Free Style silver medal 50mts Breast stroke bronze medal He was also awarded a cash prize of Rs.23,000 for the above events. – Gaurav Gite won a gold medal in Kumite at the 1st State Level Invitational Karate Championship 2016 organized by Okinavan Martial Arts Combat Association. – Hriday Bhuta stood 3rd at the All India Open International Fide Rating Chess Tournament 2016 in the U-12 category scoring 5 points out of 9 rounds conducted by Mumbai District Chess Association. 16.02.2016 – Aaron D’Souza – stood 2nd in the 100mts Run at the Maharashtra Amateur Athletic Association Meet in the Boys U-14 category on 25th January 2016. He also stood 1st in 200mts and 1st in 100mts with a new Meet record of 11.8 seconds at the Catholic Gymkhana Meet on 7th February 2016. – Krisha Khandelwal stood 1st at the 2nd Open School Rapid Chess Tournament in the Girls U-12 category, on 24th January 2016. She also stood 3rd at the IIFL Wealth Mumbai International Chess Tournament on 5th February 2016. – Khushi Khandelwal – stood 1st at the RBK All India Open Fide Rating Chess Tournament in the Girls U-14 category, on 25th December 2015. She also stood 1st in the 2nd Open School Rapid Chess Tournament in the Girls U-16 years category, on 24th January 2016. – Yuvraj Wadhwani stood 2nd in the Boys U-13 category in the Indian Squash Professionals Squash Classic held on 14th January 2016. He stood 2nd in the Boys U-13 category in the ‘Moment Of Joy’ Squash Tournament held on 17th January 2016. – Advik Vishwanathan won a Silver medal in the Under-38 kg category at the Annual Taekwondo Championship conducted by Kiran’s Taekwondo Training Academy , on 10th January 2016. – Neel Joshi won a Bronze medal for India at the prestigious British Junior Open Squash Championship in the Boys U-13 category. This tournament was held from 2nd to 6th January 2016 at Sheffield, U.K. He also won the Under 13 title at the Junior National Squash Championship held at Kolkata from 26th to 29th October 2015. – Rajvardhan Kshirsagar won a Silver medal in Kumite and a Bronze medal in Kata at the 1st State Level Invitational Karate Championship organized by Okinavan Martial Arts Combat Association. – Svantevit Sharma has won Gold and Silver medals in Taekwondo at the Mumbai District Level Competition. – Kanav Jain stood 2nd in Rink Race at the Bombay District Roller Skating Championship in the age group 5-6 years. – Aanya Wala – won the following awards in swimming: GMAAA Inter-School 2015: 100mts Individual Medley Bronze medal. 50mts Butterfly Stroke Bronze medal. MSSA: 200mts Individual Medley Bronze medal. 100mts Butterfly Stroke Bronze medal. – Vanessa Thacker stood 4th in Loop set and 5th in Ball set at the Inter-School Rhythmic Gymnastics Competition held at Vibgyor, Goregaon in the U-10 category. She also won the Runner-Up Trophy in the U-8 category at the Matunga Gymkhana Lawn Tennis Tournament held in December 2015. – Rohan Soni’s article ‘Find Happiness On The Spot’ has been published in the Hindustan Times, December 16th edition. Rohan is from Std. 8D. – Siddharth Basuray participated in a National Level Art Contest called ‘Khula Aasman’ organized by Indiaart.com. His art work was exhibited at Ravindra Natya Mandir from 22nd January to 24th January 2015. – Kiaan Ahuja stood 1st in the ‘All India Balkar-Ji-Bari’ Interclub Tennis Tournament in his age group. 18.01.2016 – MSSA Athletic Meet Aaron D’Souza won the gold medal in the 100mts Run with a record timing of 11.9 seconds. He also won the silver medal in the 200mts Run. – Adam Alvares won the 3rd place in the 80mts for boys U-14 – Tarushi Bhattacharya – won the evolution Golf Western India Inter-School Golf Championship 2015 held at BPGC, Chembur. She also won the 1st prize in the overall girls category. – Ahillya Harjani won the following awards: 1. Winner in the Mixed Doubles at the All India Badminton Ranking Tournament, Cochin. 2. 3rd place in the Mixed Doubles at the All India Badminton Ranking Tournament, Dehradun. 3. Winner in the Mixed Doubles at the All India Badminton Ranking Tournament, Chandigarh. 4. She represented India at the BWF Junior World Championships, Peru, Lima in November where Team India was ranked 9th in the world. 5. She was winner in the Mixed Doubles at the 40th Junior National Championships, Jaipur. Ahillya is currently ranked No. 1 in India in Mixed Doubles U-19 age group. – Ritvik Krishnan stood 8th at the 1st RBK All India Open Fide Rating Chess Tournament in the boys U-8 category. – Trisha Krishnan won the 1st place at the 1st RBK in the All India Open Fide Rating Chess Tournament in the girls U-8 category. She was awarded a medal for securing 8th position in Mental Math Competition organized by the Global Math Science Education . – Darius Pardiwala reached the quarter finals at the PNB Metlife Junior Badminton Championship held at the Goregaon Sports Complex, Mumbai from 15th to 18th December 2015. He will now go on to represent Maharashtra State at the National level to be held in Delhi in March 2016. – Pramiti Sriram was presented an Endowment Award by the Shanmukhananda Bhartiya Sangeeta Vidyalaya for the second consecutive year for her meritorious performance in Carnatic Veena- Level 2. – Yuvraj Wadhwani was winner at the 5th Sunil Verma Memorial Junior Squash Championship 2015 in the Boys U-10 category on 6th December 2015. He is currently ranked No. 1 All India in the boys U-11 category as per the SRFI All India Ranking. Bombay Roller Skating Association District Championship – Siddhant Bhat won 2 silver medals in Rink Race and a bronze medal in Road Race in the 12-14 years category. – Shraddha Bhat won 2 silver medals in Rink Race in the 6-8 years category. She also stood 2nd in Rink Race at the DSO Skating Championship in the U-11 category. – At the Ecole Model United Nations Conference held on 13th December 2015 Vandana Ramesh won the Outstanding Delegate Award. – Krishhey Thacker has won the Runner-Up Trophy in the U-10 category at the Matunga Gymkhana Lawn Tennis Tournament. – Taran Manaktala won the following awards: 1. 3rd in the Aviator Competition at the Techfest 2015-2016. 2. Prize for securing a National Record in 10 Plane formation at the Amby Valley International Aeromodelling Meet 2016. 3. Special Prize for the Best Junior Pilot Amby Valley International Aeromodelling Meet 2016. 09.12.2015 – Aashna Thomas participated in the Grade-1 Piano Exam for the Royal School of Music and passed with Distinction. She was among the top 10, Grade 1 Pianists from over 300 performers. Aashna also performed at the ‘High Scorer’s Concert’ at the N.C.P.A. on Saturday, 5th December 2015. – Aaron D’Souza won a gold medal in 100mts and silver medal in 200mts in the Boys U-14 category at the 40th Bombay YMCA State Level Annual Athletic Meet 2015. He also won a gold medal at the Poisur Athletic Meet, setting a new meet record of 11.9 seconds. This took place on 5th December 2015. – Ritvik Krishnan stood 3rd at the Rapid FIDE Rating Chess Tournament, where he scored 5 points of a total 9 possible points in the Boys U-8 category, on 5th December 2015. – Results of the Inter-House Singing Competition : Saloni DeSouza 1st place. David Braganza 2nd place. Ishani Badala 3rd place Shikhar Sehgal – Consolation prize. – Results of the Inter-House Music Competition held on 30th October 2015: Natasha Rao 1st place. Lavanya Gupta 2nd place. Ayaan Rajkotwalla 3rd place. Anya Pinto Consolation prize. – Kenusha Bijlani won a gold medal for painting at the 7th International Youth and Child Art Exhibition 2015. – Vajra Mainkar won the Runner-up trophy at the Matunga Gymkhana U-15 Badminton Home Tournament. Results of the District Drawing Competition held on 29th November 2015 for Scouts and Guides: – Cubs & Bulbuls: Neil Wadekar 1st place. Vedaant Maskai 2nd place. Alisha Malandkar 3rd place. – Scouts U-13 years: Aryan Shah 2nd place. – Guides U-13 years: Roxanne Crasta 1st place. Vidisha Kumar 3rd place. – Consolation prize: Preeti Kamath 30.11.2015 – Our Girls U-16 basketball team stood 1st at the Don Bosco Basketball Tournament held on 8th November 2015. Sanya Runwal was declared the Best Player of the tournament. – Gayatri Pawaskar won a gold medal in the team event and stood 6th in the Individual category at the Asian Shooting Championship held in Kuwait from 1st to 12th November 2015. – Sia Varma stood 1st in Roller Skating at the Bombay District Roller Skating Championship in the 9-11 years category on 18th October 2015. – Sia Varma stood 3rd in Short Lap and Long Lap in the Girls U-11 category at the DSO Interschool Skating Competition. – Alisha Malandkar won the 2nd place in Long Distance Skating, Speed Skating and Road Race in the Girls 8-10 years category on 18th October 2015. – Natasha Rao stood 3rd in the Rink and Road Race for Inline Skating and won two bronze medals at the DSO Skating Competition, Mumbai District on 15th October 2015. – Our students excelled at the Musiquest 2015 held in Pune in November: Kohana Kapoor Overall winner of the Mainstream Intermediate Category and winner of Intermediate Duet; was awarded a cash prize of Rs. 71,000/-. Sarantha Correa Overall third position in the Mainstream Individual Category and winner of Intermediate Duet; was awarded a cash prize of Rs. 31,000/-. Sameera Cunha Overall 2nd position in the Mainstream Junior Category and winner in the Jazz Junior Level; was awarded a cash prize of Rs. 31,000/-. Haydn Correa Special Mention in the Preliminary Category. – Results of the MSSA Interschool Squash Tournament 2015: Kaavya Bansal winner in the Girls U-11 category. – Results of the Kirloskar Open Squash Tournament 2015: Kaavya Bansal runner-up in the Girls U-11 category. – Results of the MSSA Interschool Chess Tournament 2015: Khushi Khandelwal winner in the Girls U-14 category. Taarika Thakore 6th position in the Girls U-16 category. – Results of the ASISC Aquatic Meet 2015 held at Valsad, Gujarat: Ananya Kochhar 1st in 50mts Backstroke. 1st in 4 x 100mts Free Relay. 2nd in 100mts Backstroke. 2nd in 100mts Freestyle. – Ritvik Krishnan participated in the 13th Shri Maheshwaranand Saraswati Memorial All India Open Fide Rating Chess Tournament and scored 4 out of nine rounds. He was awarded a trophy for the 2nd place in the U-8 category. 28.10.2015 – On 26th October 2015, the Economics students of the ISC section had the honour of engaging in an hour long interaction with the Governer of the R.B.I. Dr. Raghuram Rajan at the R.B.I. building in Mumbai. The students also visited the Currency Verification and Processing Centre and the famous Currency Museum as well. – Tarushi Bhattacharya won the West Zone IGU Junior Golf Tournament Title in the overall Girls Category. This tournament was held at the Willingdon Sports Club on 20th October 2015. – On 18th October 2015 the following students participated in the Bombay District Championship 2015 and received the following honours in the 8-10 years category: Aryan Lopez Gold in Rink Long Race Silver in Rink Short Race and Gold in Road Race Samyukta Alva Bronze medal in Rink Short Race. Advait Gogate won the following Awards at the Bombay Roller Skating Championship held on 17th and 18th October 2015: Gold medal 500mts Race Gold medal 1000mts Race Silver medal Road Race – The following students showed their prowess in Chess at the MSSA Inter-School Chess Tournament held on 17th October 2015: Viha Shah 3rd Krisha Khandelwal 5th Vrisha Shah 6th Viha Shah won the 1st prize at the Inter-School Green Acres Chess Tournament conducted by the Indian Chess School. Vrisha Shah won the 1st prize for Chess at the Inter-School Premier League – The following students excelled in Skating at the DSO Skating Competition held on 15th October 2015: Aryan Lopez 1st in the Boys U-11 category Samyukta Alva – 3rd in the Girls U-11 category Yuvraj Wadhwani stood 1st in the Boys U-11 category at the MSSA Squash Tournament held on 14th October 2015 – The following students have won Awards at the All India Gojukai Karate Do held on 10th October 2015: Aarit Dua – Bronze medal in Individual Event Ishani Badala won two Gold medals in Shio and Kata and a Silver medal in Fighting. Neerav Reddy won a Gold medal in Kata and Silver medals in Shio and Kumite. – The Bombay Scottish Team won a Consolation prize for the Team Event: Risha Salunkhe 3F Yashraj Gala 3B Aarit Dua 3A Yashraj Gala 3B Tanmay Gupta 3C Moksh Shah 1C Hridhaan Parab 1C – Shanaya Birdy stood 3rd at the Yudansha Kobujotou Karate Doh Federation Karate Championship 2015 in the Girls U-11 category held on 3rd October 2015. – On 14th September 2015 Joel Nirmal successfully completed the Drum Rockstar Course with distinction. – The following students won laurels at the Maharashtra Region Inter ICSE Schools Meet held from 1st to 3rd October 2015: Adam Alvares 1st in 600mts Boys U-14 and 3rd in Long Jump in Boys U-14 Shome Vakharia 2nd in High Jump in Boys U-16 Aaliya Khandwani 2nd in Shot Put in Girls U-18 and 3rd in High Jump in Girls U-18 – The following students stood 1st in the 4 x 100mts Relay Team : Adam Alvares Aryaman Emmanuel Avish Rodrigues Aaron D’Souza – The following students stood 2nd in the 4 x 100mts Relay Team : Rajnandani Rathi Esha Puthran Saaranga Shetty Aaliya Khandwani – Results of the AISM Aquatic Competition : Aditi Nazre 3rd 4 x 50mts Free Relay 4 x 50mts Medley Relay – Boys U-16: Shlok Shah – 3rd 100mts Breast Stroke Shlok Shah 1st in 4 x 50mts Medley Relay 1st in 100mts Breaststroke. Vidit Agrawal 3rd in 4 x 50mts Freestyle Relay Vedant Agrawal 1st in 4 x 50mts Medley Relay 3rd in 4 x 50mts Freestyle Relay 3rd in 100mts Breaststroke Prasad Hirlekar 1st in 4 x 50mts Medley Relay 4 x 50mts Free Relay Tirtha Pawar 3rd in 4 x 50mts Medley Relay 3rd in 4 x 50mts Freestyle Shloka Gidwani 3rd in 4 x 50mts Freestyle Namita Hegdekar 3rd in 4 x 50mts Free Relay 3rd in 4 x 50mts Medley Relay Ananya Kochhar 2nd in 100mts Freestyle 2nd in 50mts Backstroke Vedant Bapna 1st in 100mts Backstroke 1st in 200mts Individual Medley 1st in 4 x 50mts Medley Relay 2nd in 50mts Backstroke 3rd in 4 x 50mts Freestyle Eshaan Kashikar 2nd in 100mts Butterfly Stroke 2nd in 50mts Butterfly Stroke Aanya Wala 1st in 100mts Backstroke 1st in 100mts Butterfly Stroke 3rd in 200mts Individual Medley Arshia Vora 1st in 50mts Backstroke 2nd in 100mts Butterfly Stroke 2nd in 100mts Breaststroke – Results of the Zonal Swimming Competition: Namita Hegdekar 3rd in 200mts Backstroke Vedant Agrawal 2nd in 400mts Individual Medley 2nd in 4 x 50mts Freestyle Relay Aryaan Mehra 2nd in 4 x 50mts Relay Ananya Kochhar 1st in 800mts Freestyle 2nd in 200mts Backstroke 3rd in 200mts Individual Medley – Results of the MSSA Lawn Tennis Tournament : Adit Wad – 2nd – Results of the DSO Chess Tournament: Taarika Thakore 4th in Girls U-17 Khushi Khandelwal 1st in Mumbai City 2nd at the Zonal level – Results of the DSO Zonal Aquatic Championship: Vedant Bapna 1st in 200mts Individual Medley 1st in 200mts Backstroke 1st in 100mts Backstroke – Results of the DSO Squash Tournament: Neel Joshi 1st in Mumbai City 1st in Mumbai Zonal level – Results of the Maharashtra State Amateur Aquatic Championship 2015: Eshaan Kashikar 1st in 4 x 50mts Freestyle Relay 3rd in 50mts Butterfly Stroke – Zidaan Mulchandani was selected to perform in the ‘Toy Symphony’, as part of the Australian World Orchestra performance conducted by renowned Maestro Zubin Mehta at the NCPA on 25th October 2015. 12.10.2015 – Results of the All India Gojukai Karate Do Competition was held on 10th October 2015: 1] Anaya Kaba stood 2nd in Basics, Kata and Shiho. 2] Keisha Kaba won 3 Gold medals in Kata, Shiho and Kumite. 3] Risha Salunkhe won the Gold medal in Shiho and the Bronze medal in Kata. – Mihirra Nanaware stood 2nd in Kata and Kumite at the 13th All Maharashtra Shotokan Karate Championship 2015 in the Girls U-8 category, held on 4th October 2015. – Aanishka Thacker stood 2nd in Kumite at the ‘Yudansha Kobujitsu Karate Doh Federation ‘ Championship 2015 in the Girls U-9 category. – Aaron D’Souza won the the Gold medal in the 200mts Run for Boys U-14 at the Maharashtra Region Inter ICSE Schools Meet on 3rd October 2015. Aaron broke the existing record by 24 seconds. Aaron was also part of the Boys U-14 Relay team that stood 1st in the 4x100mts Relay. Aaron stood 3rd in the 3km Run at the Joe Crasto Memorial Off-season Races organized by United Athletes Sports Club, in the Boys U-14 category. – Gayatri Pawaskar – won a bronze medal in the U-18 team event at the 8th Asian Air Gun Championship, New Delhi 2015 held on 28th September 2015. – Yuvraj Wadhwani stood 1st in the Boys U-11 category at the 40th Bombay Gymkhana Maharashtra State Open 2015 Squash Championship held on 19th September 2015. Yuvraj was awarded a trophy for being the most promising player of the Tournament. Yuvraj also stood 3rd in the Boys U-11 category at the 7th Indian Junior Open Squash Championship 2015 held on 26th September 2015. 30.09.2015 – 24th September 2015 Arjun Jashnani won the DSO title in Lawn Tennis in the Boys U-17 category. – 19th September 2015: The following students won awards at the Maharashtra State Open Squash Tournament 2015 held at Bombay Gymkhana: 1] Aakanksha Rao Runner-Up trophy in the Girls U-19 category. 2] Tanay Punjabi stood 1st in the Boys U-13 category. 3] Kavya Bansal – stood 5th in the Girls U-11 category. – 16th September 2015: Ashwin Shekhar won a gold medal at the DSO Karate Competition. Allen Shekhar – won a silver medal at the DSO Karate Competition. – Our Girls U-16 Football team stood 3rd at both the DSO and MSSA organised tournaments held this month. 15.09.2015 – Upasana Sarkar who is only 13 years old has proved that age is no barrier to being a responsible citizen and helpful neighbour. Her act of bravery is an example for all. On the night of 7th September, Upasana raised an alarm when she smelled smoke and could see flames rising from the floor below. Then she put her life in jeopardy by going to the floor where the fire had originated and saved the life of an elderly man and his son who were in a state of unconsciousness. Upasana was felicitated by her housing Society in the presence of Fire Brigade officials and the local M.P. The Scottish family is very proud of her. – Ritvik Krishnan participated in the 17th King’s Chess Foundation Open Fide Rating Tournament and was awarded a trophy for securing 3.5 points from 9 rounds in the Boys U-8 category. – Aakanksha Rao participated in the Jaipur Junior open 2015 Squash Championship held at Jaipur Club on 6th September 2015 and secured the 3rd position in the Girls U-17 category. – Achievements at the DSO Inter-School Aquatic Competition U-17 held on 9th September 2015: Namita Hegdekar – 100mts Back Stroke – 3rd 50mts Back Stroke – 3rd Shlok Shah 50mts Breast Stroke 3rd 100mts Breast Stroke 3rd Tirtha Pawar 50mts Freestyle 1st 50mts Back Stroke 3rd Prasad Hirlekar Free Relay 1st 50mts Butterfly Stroke 2nd 100mts Freestyle 2nd 50mts Freestyle 3rd Vedant Agarwal 4 x 100mts Freestyle Relay 1st 200mts Back Stroke 1st Aryan Mehra – 50mts Freestyle 1st 100mts Freestyle 1st 200mts Freestyle 2nd Freestyle Relay 1st Vidit Agarwal – 4 x 100mts Freestyle Relay 1st – Achievements at the DSO Inter-School Aquatic Competition U-14 held on 9th September 2015: Aditya Mhapralkar 50mts Freestyle 1st 50mts Breast Stroke 2nd 50mts Butterfly Stroke 2nd Vedant Bapna 100mts Back Stroke 1st 200mts Back Stroke 1st 200mts Individual Medley 1st U-14 Girls Team 4 x 100mts Freestyle Relay 2nd 4 x 100mts Medley Relay 2nd Aanya Wala Risha Sharma Deepti Kapadia Avani Sukhtankar Deepti Kapadia – 100mts Freestyle 3rd – Achievements at the DSO Inter-School Badminton Tournament U-17 held on 9th September 2015: Yug Nair – 3rd Shubham Ranka 3rd Siddharth Joshi 3rd Paras Jain 3rd – Achievements at the DSO Inter-School Badminton Tournament held on 9th September 2015: U-14 Girls Team 3rd Mrunmayi Mandlik Sushruta Walavalkar Mallika Mathew Dia Parasrampuria U-14 Boys Team Winner Tyrone Pereira Darius Pardiwala Keenan Menezes Bharat Gulati – Achievement at the DSO Inter-School Artistic Gymnastics held on 9th September 2015: Saloni Shetty – 3rd 04.09.2015 – At the Asian Junior Squash Championship held in Tahrain on 28th August 2015 Nikita Joshi stood 3rd in the Girls U-17 category. – Neel Joshi stood 5th in the Asian Junior Squash Championship held in Tahrain on 28th August 2015 in the Boys U-13 category. – Winners of the Inter-School English Elocution Competition organized by the Bandra Gymkhana: i. In the Boys 8-12 age group Rommulus Lewis secured the 1st position and attained the highest aggregate among all the boys at the event taking home two trophies. ii. In the Girls 8-12 age group Reeva Nanda secured the 2nd position. iii. In the Boys 12-16 age group Anubhav Dayal secured the 3rd position. iv. In the East Indian category Kenzo Lobo took home two trophies one for securing the 1st position and the other for achieving the highest total among all the East Indian Boys. v. In the Boys 12-16 age group Paul D’Souza secured the 1st place. vi. In the Members category 8-12 age group Cherise Gomes won the 1st place. vii. In the 8-12 age group age group Isaac Rodrigues won the 3rd place. viii. In the U-8 years category Isaiah Rodrigues won the 2nd place. ix. The boys won the Mrs. C.J. D’Monte Challenge Cup for securing the 2nd highest overall score. x. The girls won the Mary Mona Pereira Challenge Cup for securing the 2nd highest overall score. 28.08.2015 – Rehaan Tahiliani and Aryaa Rojekar – won the 1st prize in the Wild Wisdom Quiz 2015 organized by WWF India’s National Wildlife Quiz held on 28th August 2015. – Adam Alvares – won a bronze medal at the YMCA Minithon in the Boys U-12 category on 23rd August 2015. – Hriday Bhuta stood 1st in the All Maharashtra Open Fide Rapid Rating Chess Tournament in the U-10 category, held on 15th August 2015. Hriday also stood 1st in the Junior Buddhibal Chess Tournament in the U-10 category winning a cash prize of Rs. 1,000/-. – Annika Das won the following awards: 1] 10th in the merit list in the Maharashtra State Selection U-17 Girls 2015. 2] 3rd prize in the Maharashtra Open Fide Rating Chess Tournament U-12 Girls category. 3] Was a member of the winning team in the U-12 category. 4] 2nd prize in the All-India Open Fide Rating Chess Tournament, Nasik 2015 in the U-11 Girls category. 5] 1st prize at the Swatantryaveer Savarkar Trophy Children’s Chess Tournament in the Girls U-14 category. 21.08.2015 – Trisha Krishnan was awarded a trophy for the ‘Best Youngest Player’ at the PCPF Open Fide Rating Chess Tournament in Delhi on 16th August 2015. – Results of the Inter-House Chess Competition on 17th July 2015: Red House 1st position Yellow & Blue House 2nd position Green House 3rd position 17.08.2015 – Nikita Joshi – won the Girls U-17 NSCI Open Squash Tournament held on 13th August 2015. – Neel Joshi won the Boys U-13 NSCI Open Squash Tournament held on 13th August 2015. – Yodha Bhandari was awarded the Best Player Trophy at the LiL’ Giants Premier League Cup conducted by Christ Church School, Byculla on 11th August 2015. – Ayana Shringi won a Gold medal in ‘Kata’ at the 10th National Invitational Karate Championship 2015 on 9th August 2015. – Shome Vakharia stood 1st and won a Gold medal in High Jump in the boys U-16 category at the 48th Bombay City District Annual Athletic Championship held on 8th August 2015. – Adam Alvares won a Silver medal in the 600mts Run and a Bronze medal in High Jump in the Boys U-14 category at the 48th Bombay City District Annual Athletic Championship held on 8th August 2015. – Ivaan Shringi won a Bronze medal in the 200mts Race in the boys U-10 category at the Bombay City District Amateur Athletic Association Annual Athletic Championships on 8th and 9th August 2015. – Aaron D’Souza won a bronze medal in the boys U-14 category at the Maharashtra State Annual Junior Athletic Championship B-Group Championships held on 12th July 2015. – Aaron D’Souza participated in the Mumbai Suburban District Track & Field Championship and secured 2nd place in Triathlon and 2nd place in 100mts Run in the Boys U-14 category, on 11th July 2015. – Sprahish Shukla – represented India at the 6th ‘World Children’s Winners Game’ at Moscow, Russia from 26th to 28th June 2015 and won a silver medal in Athletics and a bronze medal in Football. – Ahillya Harjani won a gold medal at the All India Badminton Ranking Tournament held in Cochin from 16th to 21st June 2015. – Dev Aswani stood 3rd at the 70th Albatross International Junior Golf Series Qualifier, conducted by IJGA on 28th May 2015. – Anissa Das stood 3rd in the I-Land Summer Chess League in the Girls U-8 category on 17th May 2015. – Jaikrit Bhattacharya was winner at the BPGC Gold League Juniors Tournament held on 30th April 2015. – Arianna Thomas secured a distinction at the Primary Level Graded Examination in Dance, conducted by the Royal Academy of Dance held on 29th April 2015. – Hriday Bhuta represented Bombay Scottish School at the “Rucha Open Chess Team Championship” and stood 1st in the U-12 category. – Sara Adurkar won the 3rd prize in the Short Story Writing and the 3rd prize in the Poetry category in the Robin Age Bright Sparks Awards 2014-2015. – Anya Pinto has secured a distinction in Grade 1 Classical Ballet Examination conducted by the Royal Academy of Dance. – Aryaa Sathe won the 1st prize in “Classical Kathak” at the All India Multi-Lingual Drama, Dance, Music Festival. – Neil Joshi – won the ISA Junior Squash Open Tournament at Chennai. He is selected to represent India in Iran at the Asian Junior Squash Championships in August. 03.07.2015 – Krisha Khandelwal – participated in the 11th Asian Schools Chess Championship 2015 held in Singapore from 30th May to 8th June 2015. She won a Silver medal in the Blitz Championship in the Girls U-9 category. She won the 2nd place in the Nationals and is selected to represent India at the Asian Youth and World Youth Chess Championships in 2016. – Khushi Khandelwal – represented Maharashtra at the “60th National Schools Chess Championship” held by School Games Federation of India in Salem and secured the 1st place . – Manasvi Mohite – stood 17th in the State Level Competition conducted by MaRRS Pre School Bee in the Jr.KG. category, thus qualifying for the Nationals. – Vedant Bapna – won the following medals at the Maharashtra State Amateur Aquatic Association Swimming Meet: 1] 50mts freestyle – gold medal 2] 50mts backstroke – gold medal 3] 100mts backstroke – gold medal 4] 200mts freestyle – gold medal 5] 4 x 50mts freestyle relay – gold medal 6] 4 x 50mts medley relay – gold medal He was awarded the Best Swimmer Trophy in the U-12 boys category. Vedant will be representing Maharashtra at the National Swimming Meet to be held in July. – Aanya Wala – participated in the Maharashtra State Amateur Aquatic Association Swimming Meet and won a bronze medal in the 200mts Individual Medley, Girls Group IV. 26.06.2015 Vrisha Shah & Viha Shah – were placed 3rd and 5th respectively at the U/9 Maharashtra State Chess Championship which took place on 25th May 2015. Vrisha Shah also won a gold medal at the U/11 Girls State Chess Championship in the U-9 Girls category which took place on 25th May 2015. Aradhya Sharma on 17.04.2015- won the National level Taekwondo Championship with a Gold Medal in ‘Fights’ and a Silver Medal in ‘Forms’. Aryaa Rojekar – has stood 1st Internationally at the NSO second level. She has received the award for the same in Delhi on 31.05.2015. Sprahish Shukla – has been selected to represent India at the World Children’s Winner Games’ in Moscow, Russia for Track Events and Football, from 25th to 29th June 2015. Vivaan Bhatia – has stood 1st in Mumbai and 7th in Maharashtra State at the National Science Talent Search Examination on 25th January 2015. Nachiket Pagedar – was selected to take part in the INDO-SRILANKA Youth twenty – 20 Cricket Invitational International Tournament U-14/U-16 which was held at Chennai , Nighambo and Colombo from 2nd to 12th June 2015. Neel Joshi – has been chosen to represent India at the Asian Juniors Individual Squash Championship to be held in Iran from 23rd to 27th August 2015, in the Boys U-13 category. Neel also won the ISA Junior Squash Tournament in the Boys U-13 category held in Chennai from 24th to 28th May 2015. Tanya Bavadekar – had her Bharatha Natyam Arangetram Dance recital on 19th June 2015. 29.05.2015 – Nikita Joshi of Std. 11 is selected to represent India at the World Junior Squash Championship to be held in Netherland from 26th July 2015 to 4th August 2015. 27.05.2015 The following students have been selected for the MSAAA Meet to be held at Pune from 12th to 15th June 2015: Eshaan Kashikar Reyan Gada Aanya Wala Arshia Vora Suhani Bakshi Rashi Muthukumar Aditya Mhapralkar Vedant Bapna Aryaan Mehra Vidit Agrawal Vedant Agrawal Prasad Hirlekar Namita Hegdekar 24.04.2015 Ayan Agrawal participated in the Rockschool Examination in the category “Popular Music Performance” – Grade 1 in Drums and has passed the examination with distinction. Risha Badkar won the 2nd prize in the Star Gels State Level Abacus Competition conducted by Star Gels ABACUS Academy on 15th February 2015. Aanya Wala has won laurels in swimming in the following events: 1] 9th Marathon Open Swimming Gala 2015 – Gold medal 2] MIG Cricket Club 7th Open Swimming Gala a) 100mts free style – Silver medal b) 100mts Individual Medley – Bronze medal c) 50mts Butterfly stroke – Bronze medal d) 4 x 50mts Free Style Relay – Gold medal e) 4 x 50mts Medley Relay – Gold medal f) Individual Championship – Runners-up Trophy 3) Matunga Gym Open Swimming Gala 2015: a) 100mts Indiviudal Medley – Bronze b) 50mts Butterfly Stroke – Bronze medal The following students won medals at the 7th Skate India 2015 held at Navi Mumbai on 7th and 8th February 2015: 1] Sprahish Shukla – U-8 category Long Race – Gold medal Short Race – Silver medal 2] Sparsh Shukla – U-6 category Long Race – Gold medal Short Race – Silver medal 01.04.2015 – Arnav Deshpande – secured a Silver medal in the 2nd Interclass Taekwondo Championship 2015 on 17.02.2015 in the U/28 kg weight category. – Jeeten Misra – has been awarded the 1st DAN Black Belt in Taekwondo at a test conducted in accordance with the rules and regulations of the All India Practical Tae Kwon Do Association for Promotion Test on 05.12.2014 – Keya Desai – won the 2nd prize at the Star Gels Abacus Competition held on 15.2.2015 – Kavish Nasta – secured 4th rank in the Mental Math Competition organized by Global Science Education in association with Math Vision P.T.E. Ltd., Singapore, on 28.11.2014 23.03.2015 – At the Don Bosco Bicentenary Basketball Tournament our Girls U/19 stood 3rd. Aadya Kashyap was awarded the best Defensive player. best Defensive Player. – Kevin Suvarna – secured 2nd rank in Mathematics and Logical Reasoning at the Karkare Academy Competitive Examination held on 21.12.2014 – Namita Hegdekar – participated in the Khar Gymkhana Open Swim Marathon held on 28.02.2015. She swam a distance of 5kms and stood 2nd in the Girls U/16 category. She has been awarded a Silver medal and a cash prize of Rs. 6,000/- – Results of the Mental Math Competition organized by Global Science Education in association with Math Vision PTE LTD, Singapore, on 28.11.2014: 1] Anirudh Fadia – 1st rank 2] Yash Fadia – 1st rank 3] Vivaan Bhatia – 4th rank – Shanel Fernandes – won the 3rd prize at the Star Gels Abacus Competition held on 15.02.2015 – Sparsh Shukla – won the Gold medal in the Kata event at the 20th Asian and International WFSKO Cup Karate Championship held on 22.02.2015. He also won a Silver medal at the Little Champ Gymnastics Competition in the U/4 category, held on 21.12.2014 – Sprahish Shukla – won a Gold medal at the Kata event at the 20th Asian and International WFSKO Cup Karate Championship held on 22.02.2014 He also won a Bronze medal at the Little Champ Gymnastics Competition in the U/8 category held on 21.12.2014 – Krishi Jain – won a gold medal in Rhythmic Gymastics and a Bronze medal in the team event at the Mumbai City District Championship held on 07.03.2015 – Our students from Stds. 6 and 9 excelled at the Dr. Homi Bhabha Bal Vaidnyanik Science Talent Search Competition held on 01.03.2015 1] Siddharth Goswami Gold medal 2] Arjun Pawar Gold medal 3] Sahil Rane Gold medal 4] Mehek Mehta Silver medal 5] Tej Sukhatme Silver medal Bombay Scottish School, Mahim won the Dr. Vikram Sarabhai Trophy for bagging the maximum number of Gold Medals from a Single School The following students excelled at the Star Gels State Level Abacus Competition 1] Purvi Prabhu 1st place 2] Krishang Alva 3rd place 3] Anusha Dalal 3rd place – Avish Rodrigues secured 2nd place in the Boys U-14 Relay Event at the Catholic Gymkhana Annual Meet held at the University Sports Stadium on 01.03.2015 – Krisha Khandelwal won the 1st place at the Maharashtra State Fide Rated Rapid/Blitz Chess Tournament 2015 in the Girls U-9 category held on 14.02.2015 – Khushi Khandelwal was winner at the Maharashtra State Fide Rated Rapid and Blitz Chess Tournament 2015 in the Girls U-13 category held on 14.02.2015 – Yuvraj Wadhwani stood 3rd at the Matunga Gymkhana Junior Squash Open Championship 2015 held on 14.02.2015 01.03.2015 – Winners of the Mental Math Competition organised by Global Math Science Education in association with Math Vision PTE Ltd. Singapore 1] Naisha Chhabria secured 1st rank 2] Nupoor Bhobe secured 3rd rank 3] Abhinav Dangwal secured 1st rank 4] Daksh Sharma secured 1st rank 04.03.2015 – Ishaan Mehra and his team of six participated in the Junior First Lego League Think Tank event held at Pune on 25.01.2015. The team demonstrated renewable sources of power wiith ideas on saving electricity, using Lego blocks. Ishaan’s team was awarded the ‘Young Innovators of Tomorrow Award’ trophy – Aryan Parekh represented Maharashtra at the National School Games held in Chennai from 22nd to 26th January 2015 and was the winner in the Team Championship in the U17 boys category. He also was the Runner-Up at the Matunga Gymkhana Open Squash Tournament on 14.02.2015 – Aakanksha Rao was winner at the Matunga Gymkhana Open Squash Tournament 2015 in the Girls U15 category. Robotics: – Ishaan Mehra participated in the Junior First Lego League Think Tank event held at Pune on 25.01.2015 with their project titled ‘Renewable Energy Power Plant and Lego City’. The team demonstrated the renewable sources of power and uses of electricity with ideas on saving electricity, using lego. Their project was awarded the Young Innovator of Tomorrow Award Trophy’ and Successful Participation certificate. – Two of our students Ishika Srivastava and Rohan Soni have won the prestigious Hindustan Times Scholarship. They are part of the select 50 to have won and were chosen from over 77,000 applicants. They have been awarded a trophy, certificate and a scholarship cheque of Rs. 50,000/- from Hindustan Times. – Komal Wani won the Inter-School Creative Writing Competition “Once Upon A Time” held at St. Gregorious High School, Chembur, on 6th December 2014. – Namita Nimkar won the 3rd prize in the Gymnastic Competition held by T. Sukhara Sports Academy in the girls under 6 category on 11.01.2015 – Meenakshi Singh – has won the Runner-up trophy at the Shivaji Park Gymkhana All India Ranking Talent Series Tennis Tournament in the Girls U12 category, on 31.01.2014. – Khushi Khandelwal – has won the 1st place in the U14 Girls category of the “DSO Maharashtra State Chess Championship 2014-2015″ which was held in Satara from 03.02.2015 to 06.02.2015. She has been selected to represent Maharashtra in the National Chess Championship. – Khushi Khandelwal – won the 2nd prize at the Interschool Rapid Chess Tournament, in the Open category. – Sonjana Dave – has won a Gold Medal in Equitation Class Basic Open III at the Best India Zone 3 Qualifier 2014 held on 27.01.2015. – Tara Kyal – won a Gold Medal at the KUKKIWON Taekwondo Seminar Dan Promotion Test in the Girls U12 category on 02.12.2014. – K.A.C.E. Mathematics & Logical Reasoning Exam: held on 28.11.2014 Shriya Deshpande – secured 1st rank. Vishwaa Dagli – secured a medal and certificate. Madhav Arora secured a medal and a certificate. – Mental Math Competition 2014 organized by Global Math Science Education in association with Math Vision P.T.E. Ltd., Singapore held on 28.11.2014 Aditya Srikanth – has secured 3rd rank. Shaurya Goyl – has secured 4th rank. 15.1.2015 – Aditya Ramanathan won the third place in the 1st Maharashtra State School Chess Championship in the Boys Under 9 category. 5.12.2014 – Dhruv Shirali stood 2nd at the M.S.S.A.Judo Championships 11.12.2014 – Winners at the G.M.A.A.A. Inter School Aquatic Meet 2014 1) Armaan Jetha 1st – 25 m Freestyle 1st – 25 m Breast stroke 1st – 25 m Back sroke 1st – 25 m Butterfly Stroke 2nd – 4 x 50 m Freestyle Relay 2nd – 4 x 50 m Medley Relay Overall Winner of the Individual Championship for Boys Under 7 2) Parth Goyal 2nd – 4 x 50 m Freestyle Relay 3) Arshia Vora 2nd – 4x 50 m Freesttle Relay 4th – 50 m Breast stroke 6th – 100 m Individual Medley 4) Kush Gathani 2nd – 4x 50 m medley relay 11.12.2014 – In the Bombay District Roller Skating Competition, Kimaya Vaswani secured the first place in : Time Trial, Short Race, Long Race, Road Race – At the Maharashtra State Roller Skating Competition , Kimaya Vaswani won the 3rd place in Inline Skating. 11.12.2014 – Madiha Zafer won the 3rd prize at the 25th Rhythmic Gymnastics State Championship 2014 – 2015 held at Jalgaon. 11.12. 2014 – Annika Das stood 1st at the 1st Pataskar Fide Rapid Rating Chess Tournament in the Girls 17.12.2014 – Neel Joshi won the 3rd place at the Singapore Squash Open 2014 12.12.14 – Arnav Agarwal won the silver medal at the Pan Am Open International Taekwondo Championship held at Portland, Oregon, U.S.A. 26.12.2014 – Srishti Jain won the 3rd place at the D.S.O.Inter School Roller Skating 8.11.2014 – Shraddha Bhat won the bronze medal at the Bombay District Roller Skating Competition in the Girls – 6 – 8 years category 15.1.2015 – Aditya Ramanathan won the third place at the 1st Maharashtra State School Chess Championship in the Boys Under 9 category. 14.12.2014 – Aniruddha Singh stood 1st in Kumite at the State Karate Championship on 14th Dec 2014 , in the Boys 14- 15 years category. – Taran Manaktala secured 1st position in Aviator Flying held during Techfest 2015 at IIT Bombay. He was awarded a cash prize of Rs 50,000. – Dev Aswani secured 1st Runner up position at the Golf Western India Inter School Championship 2014 held at Bombay Presidency Golf Club Mumbai on the 18th December 2014. – The Annual Parent Teacher Association Social was held on Friday 23rd January 2015 at the Grapevine Terrace in Parel . More than 300 members had a fun-filled, memorable evening. – Aryan Parekh was the runner -up at the Sunil Verma Memorial Open Squash Championship in the boys U 15 category held at JSW Recereation Complex, from the 27th to 30th November 2014. 8.12.2014 – Urvashi Shahu won 2 gold medals at the 25th Maharashtra State Roller Skating Championship 2014 held at Vashi. She has been selected to represent Maharashtra at the Nationals. – Yash Muthalia secured 1st rank at the All India Open Mathematics Scholarship Examination held on 27th July 2014. He has been awarded a cash prize of Rs 20,000. – Jaikrit Bhattacharya was the winner at the Evolution Golf Western India Inter-School Championship held at the Bombay Presidency Golf Club, on the 18th & 19th December 2014. 2.12.2014 Results Inter House Basketball Tournament Girls Boys 1st RED YELLOW 2nd YELLOW GREEN 3rd BLUE RED – OVERALL RESULTS 1st : YELLOW 2nd : RED 3rd : GREEN 4th : BLUE – Results of the D.S.O. Inter School Roller Skating Competition held on 19.11.2014: Varenya Rangrajan stood 1st in Inline U -14 Girls Category Shishtri Jain stood 1st in Inline U -11 Category Natasha Rao Stood 2nd in Inline U – 11 Girls Category Aryan Lopez stood 2nd in Quads U-11 Boys Category Sara Hirani stood 3rd in Quads U – 11 Girls Category. Sia Varma stood 3rd in Inline U -11 Category. – Results of the MSSA Aquatic Championship 2014 held on 15.11.2014 & 16.11.2014 Armaan Jetha Boys U-8 2nd – 50 mts Backstroke 2nd – 50 mts Freestyle 3rd – 50mts Butterflystroke 3rd – 50mts Breaststroke – Arjun Jhaveri Boys U-8 2nd – 50 mts Breaststroke – Vanessa Thacker won a Gold Medal in the Inter School Rhythmic Gymnastics Competition, Girls U-8 Category held at Vibgyor High ,Goregaon West on 23.11.2014 – Adit Wad won a silver medal & Ahan Wad won the bronze medal at the M.S.S.A Inter School Tennis Tournament , Boys U -10 Caetgory, held at M.S.L.T.A. from 10th to 16th October 2014. 19.11.2014 – At the DSO State Level Swimming Competition held at Satara from 27th October to 2nd November 2014: the U17 Girls were the winners of the Freestyle and Medley Relay. The participants were: Teesta Rawal , Aditi Nazre , Ananya Kochhar and Shloka Motta the U17 Boys were the Runners Up in the Freestyle Relay. The participants were Aayush Daga , Prasad Hirlekar , Rajat Abhale , Ishaan Jaffer . Ishaan Jaffer secured the first place in the 200M Freestyle and 400M Freestyle and the second place in 800M Freestyle. The results of the Inter House Football Tournament is as follows: Place Girls Boys 1st Green Green 2nd Red Red 3rd Blue Yellow 4th Yellow Blue The overall results is as follows: 1st : Green 2nd: Red 3rd : Blue and Yellow – At the DSO Inter School Squash Tournament held at Thane the U17 Boys won the 1st place . The participants were: Aryaman Adik , Dev Vazirani Aryan Parekh – At the 31st Inter School Gojukai Karate Championship: Ishani Badala came first in Basic and Sayuri Agarwal came second in Kumite. – Bombay District Skating Championship 2014: Aryan Lopez won the Gold Medal in Time Trials, Silver Medal in Rink Race 2A and Bronze Medal in Road Race. – Aryan Parekh secured the 4th place in the Boys U15 category at the: Junior National Squash Championship held in Chennai CCI Western India Open Pune Junior Open Squash Champion- ship . He secured the 5th place at the Jaipur Junior Open Squash Championship . – Aakanksha Rao was the winner of the Kirloskar Pune Squash Open 2014; semi finalist in the Sub-Junior and Junior Nationals Squash Championship 2014 held at Chennai; Runner up in the CCI Western India Open Squash Tournament 2014 Girls U15 category; and secured the second place in the 39th Maharashtra State Open Junior Squash Championship 2014 – Mirai Thomas secured Distinction in the Modern Exam at the School of Classical Ballet and Western Dance. – Aryaman Adik was the winner of the Bombay Gymkhana Maharashtra Open Junior Squash Championship 2014 in the Boys U17 category. – Advait Adik was the Runner Up at the CCI Open Squash Tournament in the Boys U13 category. – Arjun Jashnani was the Runner Up at the All India Tennis Tournament. He has been selected to represent Maharashtra at the Nationals. 11.11.2014 – Saloni Desouza secured Distinction in an examination on Modern Theatre conducted by ‘The School of Classical Ballet and Western Dance’. – Our Girls U19 Football Team won the Jamnabai Narsee School Liga Tournament beating Jamnanbai ISC 10.11.2014 – Urvashi Shahu is the winner of 2 gold medals in Speed Slalom and Freestyle Skating at the 25th District Championship organised by Mumbai Suburb Roller Skating Association. 5.11.2014 – Nikita Joshi was the winner in the Sub Junior – Junior Squash Championship in the Girls U 15 Category, held in Chennai Nikita also won the gold medal in the MSSA Squash Championship in the Girls U 16 Category, held at the C.C.I. on Oct 17th 2014. – Neel Joshi was the winner in the MSSA Squash Tournament in the Boys U 13 Category, held at the CCI on October 17th 2014. Neel was also a semi – finalist in the Sub Junior – Junior Squash Championship held in Chennai 3.11.2014 – Ahillya Harjani has won the following awards in Badminton Runners Up Award in Mixed Doubles at the O.N.G.C. All India Junior Ranking Badminton Tournament. Runners Up Award in the Sushant Chipalkatti Memorial India Junior International Championship. Runners Up Award at the Gautam Thakar All India Junior Badminton Tournament. She is currently ranked Number 1 in the U 19 Mixed Doubles. – Advait Adik was Runner Up at the Junior Squash National Championship in the Boys U 13 category, held in Chennai . – Aryaman Adik was Winner at the MSSA Squash Tournament in the Boys U 16 Category , held on 17th October, 2014. 20.10.2014 In the 13th AISM ICSE/ISC Maharashtra State Inter School Athletic Championship 2014 held on 2nd and 3rd October 2014, the Winners were as follows: – Sanaa Gore Datar secured the 3rd place in the 400M and 800M Run in the U16 Girls category. – Tara Kyal set a new record in the U12 Girls Shotput. – Adam Alvares secured the 1st place in the 300M Run and 2nd in Long Jump in the U12 Boys category. – Aryan Yugpurush came 2nd in Shotput in the U16 Boys category. – In the MSSA Inter School Lawn Tennis Tournament 2014 held from 10th to 15th October 2014, Harsshali Mandavkar won the 2nd place in the U12 Girls category and the Boys U16 Team won the 3rd position. – In the DSO Inter School Lawn Tennis Tournament , the U17 Boys Team won the 1st position . 13.10.2014 – Vandana Ramesh has won the Gold Award at the Commonwealth Essay Competition 2014 organised by the Royal Commonwealth Society, London. 7.10.2014 – Tarushi Bhattacharya was 2nd Runner Up in the ‘Chipping Competition’ of the IGU West Zone Golf Tournament held on 23rd Sept, 2014 at the Kalhaar Blues & Greens, Ahmedabad . – Our Girls and Boys U-17 Throwball Teams stood 2nd at the D.S.O Tournament held on 2nd October 2014. – Our U-14 Girls Basketball Team stood 2nd at the Zonal Level. 1.10.2014 VICTORY FOR SCOTTISH! Our U 17 Boys Football Team won the . D.S.O. Football tournament. They defeated Don Bosco School on penalties. Our U-17 Girls Basketball Team won the D.S.O. Title, beating Shishuvan School. KARATE Our School participated in the Inter School Gojukai Karate Competition. Our team secured 3rd position in White Belt Basics. The team members were: Kimaya Manoj Keisha Kaba Rishi Ahuja Neerav Reddy Shaurya Goyal Aarav Singh Khanduja Sumedh Desai INDIVIDUAL AWARDS Varun Venkataraman 3 gold medals Ashwin Shekhar 2 gold medals Allen Shekhar silver medal 29.09.2014 BASKETBALL – Our Girls Under 14 Basketball Team stood 1st in the D.S.O. Tournament held on 24th September, 2014 ROCHAK – The following students excelled at the Inter – School event : ‘Rochak’ held on 13th September, 2014 at Christ Church School, Byculla. Essay Writing: 2nd place was awarded to Stuti Sharma and Shambavi . Our Quiz Team stood 3rd. They were represented by Gaurav Makhija Aryan Chhabra and Urit Gupta – ISHAAN DESAI was the school topper at the NIE Think and Learn Challenge 2014 – 2015 . He won a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 NEO. – Kareena Vaswani won the 2nd position at the D.S.O. Inter School Taekwondo Tournament in the Girls U17 Category. – Gauri Bhagia won the Runner’s – Up Trophy at the All India Tennis Tournament, in the Girls U 14 Doubles category. She was finalist in the Girls U 16 singles event. 24.09.2014 – Three Scottishites did our School proud at the B D Somani International School MUN Conference and the Hiranandani Foundation School MUN Conference. Anukta Jain was awarded ‘Honourable Mention’ at the BDSMUN Conference. At the HFSMUN Conference, Chakshu Sang was awarded the title ‘Honourable Delegate’ and Aditya Rangaswamy was awarded a Certificate for ‘High Commendation’ . – Math Wizard 2014-2015: The Math Wizard Competition for Stds 5 to 8 was held on 15th and 16th September 2014. The Math Wizards are: Aditya Choudhury ; Arjun Pawar ; Dhrutvan Joshi and Rhea Sundaresan – Results of the D S O Athletic Meet – 2014-2015: In the Boys U 17 Category : Aryan Yugpurush secured the 1st place in Shot Put and 3rd in Discus Throw. Aryan Singh secured the 2nd place in 400M Run and 3rd place in 800M Run and Long Jump. Calvin Alvares secured the 1st place in Triple Jump. Amay Choudhury secured the 3rd place in 100M Hurdles. The Boys Team comprising of Amay Choudhury , Aryan Yugpurush , Aryan Singh and Bhavya Jain stood 3rd in the 4x100M Relay. – In the Girls U 17 Category, Sanaa Gore-Datar of Std 10D secured the 1st place in 400M Run and 800M Run. – In the Boys U 14 Category, Adam Alvares of Std 7B secured the 3rd place in 600M Run 23.09.2014 – Basketball : Our Girls Basketball Team won the ‘C Shield Tournament’ organised by Christ Church School. Anjali Narain was declared the highest scorer. – Football : Our Girls U-14 Football Team stood 2nd while the Girls U-17 Football Team stood 3rd at the D S O Tournament. – The Girls U-16 Football Team stood 3rd at the M S S A Tournament. – Badminton : The Girls U-17 Team comprising Sanaa Gore-Datar , Nitya Vaidya , Ameya Dixit , and Henna Kshatriya stood 2nd at the D S O Badminton. – Darius Paridwala has won the U-10 Boys Single Title at the M S S A Badminton Tournament at CCI. – Squash: Yuvraj Wadhwani was winner at the Kirloskar Pune Open Squash Championship in the Mixed U-9 category and Runner Up at the 39th Bombay Gymkhana Mahindra Life Spaces Maharashtra Open Junior Squash Championship. 19.09.2014 – Our students participated in the City Finals of the Wild Wisdom Quiz organised by the WWF. In the Junior Section, Hetal Maru and Arnab Choudhury stood second across Mumbai. In the Senior Section, Rhea Sundaresan and Sashwat Iyer stood first across Mumbai. They will represent Maharashtra at the National Finals to be held in Delhi on 1st October 2014 – Nikita Joshi was the winner in the 6th Indian Junior Open Squash Championship 2014 in her group – Sonjana Dave has achieved a 95 percentile in Grade 6 Communication Skills from Trinity College, London. 12.09.2014 – Advait Adik participated in the 6th Indian Open Squash Championship held in Chennai and stood 3rd in the Boys U-13 Category. – Advait Adik participated in the Bombay Gymkhana Open Squash Championship and stood 3rd in the Boys U-13 category. – Advait Adik participated in the Indian Chennai Open and stood 3rd in the Boys U-13 category. – Neel Joshi was Runner – up in the Maharashtra State Bombay Gymkhana Squash Open. – Neel Joshi stood 4th in the 6th Judian Open Squash Championship. – Dhruva Rojekar has been awarded the 7th Rank in the Jr KG Category at the MaRRS Pre-School Bee Competition 2013-2014 held in Bangalore on 30th August 2014. – Aaryaman Adik was the winner in the U17 Boys Category, in the 39th Bombay Gymkhana Mahindra Lifespaces Maharashtra Open Junior Squash Championships 2014. 3.09.2014 – NATURE CLUB EXCURSION : Std 7 Nature Club Members had an enjoyable mid-term break in the sylvan surroundings of Panchgani and Mahabaleshwar. 64 enthusiastic members and 6 teachers spent 4 days in misty, monsoon weather, appreciating the beauty of nature and engaging in enjoyable activities, all of which aimed at putting across the message of environment conservation. 26.08.2014 – Yash Muthalia has topped the country in the All India Open Mathematics Examination -2014, conducted by the INSTITUTE FOR PROMOTION OF MATHEMATICS .He stood 1st out of 4,104 students and has been awarded a scholarship of Rs 20,000. 25.08.2014 – BOMBAY SCOTTISH SCHOOL, MAHIM, has been ranked 3rd from among all Day Schools in Mumbai and Maharashtra. Well done to all Scottishites! We will continue to strive for a better ranking next year. 14.08.2014 – At the National Open Taekwondo Championship of Universal Taekwondo Federation held on 27th April 2014, Gia Gupta was awarded gold and bronze medals, while Arnav Gupta was awarded gold and silver medals. – Gauri Bhagia currently ranked 10th in India Tennis Girls Under 12, played her maiden International Tennis Tournament ‘Phoenix Live Asian Girls U 14 ‘ held at Hyderabad on 4th August 2014. She was placed 7th and created a major upset by defeating the top seeded player from Sri Lanka, a feat that received substantial coverage in the national press. – The Boys U-16 Football Team once again made our school proud by winning the Runners Up Trophy in the finals of the prestigious MSSA Division I Tournament held at the Cooperage grounds on Friday 8th August 2014. Well done boys! We are proud of you. 04.08.2014 – Maharashtra Ganit Adhyapak Mandal : Ganit Pradnya Exam Results Arjun Pawar of Std. 5 has been awarded a trophy, gold medal and a cash prize of Rs. 1000. The following students won silver medals in their respective categories: 1. Kevin Suvarna Std. 5 2. Vidhi Bamboli Std. 5 3. Dhruv Jain Std. 5 4. Ishaan Desai Std. 8 5. Tej Sukhatme Std. 8 6. Aditya Sunderesan Std 8 – Hriday Bhuta of Std 4 C, participated in the ” ENTIRE INDIA FIDE RATING CHESS TOURNAMENT ” held at Vadodara from 26th -29th July 2014. He secured the first place in the U-9 category. – YUVRAJ WADHWANI was the 2nd Runner Up in the ALL INDIA JVPG -COKE SQUASH CARNIVAL 2014, in the Boys U- 9 Category. – G.M.A.A.A. Aquatic Championship 2014: Vedant Bapna of Std.6 secured : 3rd place in 50m Butterfly Stroke 3rd place in 50m Back Stroke 4th place in 100m Free Style – In the NSCI Juniors and Doubles Open Squash Championship 2014 Neel Joshi of Std. 6 was runner-up in the boys U-13 category. 28.07.2014 EXPISCOR WORKSHOP : On Wednesday, 30th July 2014, Manan Chugh along with the Physics Teacher Ms S Radhakrishnan, attended the Expiscor Workshop at Vissanji Academy conducted by Dr Arnab Bhattacharya of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, in preparation for the EXPISCOR Science Exhibition to be held on 29th November and 30th November. MUSIC COMPETITION :Meher Engineer , Anish Ghanekar Delzeen Macchi , Paul D’souza and Denver Lobo participated in a music competition “CREATE – COLLABORATE- PERFORM expressing Commonwealth Values through Music”, which was held in collaboration with The British Council and the Commonwealth Secretariat on Saturday, 26th July 2014 . Anish Ghanekar won an award in his category. YOUNG TALENT SEARCH IN COMPUTER PROGRAMMING : Computer Society of India conducted the first level of Student Software Competition on Sunday, 27th July 2014 .It was held at MIDC, Marol, Andheri. The participants had to submit a well designed executable programme in JAVA PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE. Our school was represented by Arish Damania , Tanmay Jain and Vickram Peter . AISM INTER SCHOOL DRAWING AND PAINTING COMPETITION . Bombay Scottish School, Mahim participated in the this event which was held on Saturday, 26th July 2014 at Pawar Public School, Bhandup. Kanak Dhawan & Hetal Rathi from the ISC Section and Smriti Dixit and Kaira Bhalla from the ICSE Section participated in this event. 24.07.2014 – Hriday Bhuta of Std 4 C, won the Under 10 Chess Team Championship conducted by the Dr Prakash Vaze Sports Foundation, under the aegis of B.C.A. Hriday was the Captain of his team. 22.07.2014 – D.S.O. Subroto Football Championship: The Under 17 boys team beat St. Xaviers college 3-1 in the penalty shootouts to lift the trophy. – The following students of our ICSE batch 2012 have successfully secured admission in the IITs: 1) Pranav Keni – IIT Bombay Mechanical Engineering 2) Pranit Bhandari – IIT Bombay Mechanical Engineering 3) Monish Pathare – IIT Bombay Mechanical Engineering 4) Mikail Khona – IIT Bombay Engineering Physics 5) Keshav Srinivasan – IIT Bombay Engineering Physics 6) Anuj Shetty – IIT Bombay Engineering Physics 7) Aryendra Sharma – IIT Madras Naval Architecture 8) Nihal Kakodkar – IIT Kharagpur Quality engineering and Material Science 9) Jugal Mehta – IIT Gandhinagar Material Science 10) Sanchi Chaware – IIT Kanpur Civil Engineering We are proud to announce that Neil George of our ISC batch 2014 has secured admission in IIT Bombay Mechanical Engineering – Rohan Iyer has secured the Best National Level Rank in the National Level Science Talent Search Examination which was held on 2nd February 2014. – The 21st Asian Junior Individual Squash Championship was held in Iran between 20th and 27th June 2014. • Dev Vazirani of 10E won the bronze medal in the Under 15 group. • Nikita Joshi of 10D was ranked 6th in the Under 15 Category. • Aryan Parekh of 9D finished 9th all over Asia, winning in the Special Plate Event for boys under 15. • Advait Adik of 7F finished 9th all over Asia, winning in the Special Plate Event for boys under 13. – Krisha Khandelwal of Std. 3A stood 4th amongst 125 participants from all over India in the ” National U-9 Chess Championship 2014″. She was the only girl from Mumbai in the top 8. – Abhinav Dangal of Std. 3 was ranked 2nd in the 4th International English Olympiad. – Arshia Vora of Std. 5D won a bronze medal in the 50 mts Breast Stroke at the G.M.Aquatic Championship. – Tarang Gupta of Std. 3A has won a gold medal in Kata and a bronze medal in Kumite at the Maharashtra Karate Championship. He also represented Maharashtra at the National Level Championship held in Delhi. – Jaikrit Bhattacharya of Std. 5A has secured first position in the West Zone Junior Golf Tournament held at Pune on the 17th and 18th of June . – I.C.S.E. RESULTS 2014 The ICSE results were declared on 21st May 2014 A total of 240 students appeared and passed. Mallika Sen is the School topper with 97% Raina Doshi and Naman Jain share the second positions with 96.7% Urvi Awasthi and Kuhu Singh share the third position with 96.5% – Highlights of the ICSE 2014 Results 100 students scored 90% and above 89 students scored between 80% and 90% 31 students scored between 70% and 80% 16 students scored between 60% and 70% 4 students scored between 50% and 60% – Perfect Scores Perfect scores were attained in the following subjects : Mathematics – 15 students scored 100% Technical Drawing Applications – 26 students scored 100% Computer Applications – 4 students scored 100% Commercial Applications – 2 students scored 100% – I.S.C. RESULTS 2014 The ISC results were declared on 17th May 2014. A total of 46 students appeared.. Harshita Agarwal is the School topper with 96.40% Neil George secured the second position with 94.80% Anirudh Gupta secured the third position with 93.60% – Highlights of the ISC 2014 Results 6 students scored 90% and above 13 students scored between 80% and 90% 13 students scored between 70% and 80% 9 students scored between 60% and 70% 4 students scored between 50% and 60% 1 student scored between 40% and 50% – Perfect Scores Perfect scores were attained in the following subjects : Mathematics – 1 student scored 100% – Abhinav Dangwal has secured the 1st rank at the State Level and the 2nd rank at the International Level in the 4th International English Olympiad. – Aman Ladia won the Gold Medal in the Homi Bhabha Balvadinyanik Spardha, conducted by Mumbai Science Teacher Association. – Shikhar Sehgal took part in the NSTSE 2014,and was ranked 4th at the State Level and 48th at the National Level. – Aryan Lopez secured the 3rd position in the 6th Inter School Premier League Skating Speedsters Event. – International children’s retail store, Hamley’s, organized an age-no-bar Master Lego Contest and Isaac Rodrigues won the title of ‘Master Lego Builder’. His model is on display in the Hamley Store. – Anhita Dhru won the 3rd prize at the MusiQuest National Piano Festival, conducted by the The Academy of Music,Pune. – Varun Shah, secured the 4th rank, Anshul Shah secured the 1st rank and Diyan Kubadia stood 4th in the Mental Math Competition,Mumbai Level. The competition was conducted by Global Math Science Education. – At the Junior Squash Open conducted by the Matunga Gymkhana, Dev Vazirani emerged the Winner , Advait Adik was declared the Runner-up , Aryan Parekh was the semi-finalist – Aryamaan Puri was the 2nd Runner-up at the RR Ruia Junior Golf Tournament Cup. – Tanmay Arvind secured the 2nd position in the Mumbai City District Gymnastic Championship. – Results of the Jr Squash Open Tournament conducted by the Matunga Gymkhana: Winner : Dev Vazirani ; Runner-up: Advait Adik & Aryan Parekh – At the Mumbai level of the Mental Math Competition, Anshul Shah of Standard 4 secured the 1st rank and Diya Kubadia , also from Standard 4, secured the 4th rank. – Madiha Zafar of Senior KG won a Gold and a Silver medal in Rhythmic Gymnastics from the Premier Rhythmic Gymnastics Academy. – At the Maharashtra State Under-9 Chess Championship 2014, Krisha Khandelwal stood 2nd. 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