Talk by Author session is conducted with a perspective to engross students more in reading. The habit of reading books can be gradually developed , Once we start reading it as our everyday schedule . The session was conducted on 4th October 2018 for classes V and VI . It was conducted by the resource person from scholastic - Mrs. Uma Hiremach
With an endeavour to promote awareness on the global culture and Heritage among the budding young students , Primary wing (std V-VI) of the school poured out their creativity and talent at the Annual Exhibition held at the school premise on Monday 1st October , 2018 , Honourable chairman Mr. Vijay Barate , Trustee member madam vaishali Barate , Headmistress Madam Shubhada Deshmukh graced the occasion as the Chief Guest . The displays unveiled the latent potential of the students and captured the attention of everyone present. The entire exhibition was conceived under the able guidance of Smt. Shubhada Deshmukh , Head mistress.
Deeply immersed in their own creative world depicting the culture , heritage and beautiful landscapes of Gujarat, Rajasthan, Seven Sisters , Punjab, Maharashtra, Jammu and Kashmir, and Kerala which showed the power of Incredible India . Culture makes people understand each other better . While working on this project the students have been able to link the culture and heritage of different states.
Yoga keeps us fit and healthy, also we feel relaxed and calm after yoga. Taekwondo is the art of self defence and is recognized as one of the oldest forms of martial arts in the world. Our school had organized Yoga & Taekwondo competitions on 31st August, 2018 on the occasion of National Sports Day. Many kids from Std. I to IV had actively participated in this competition. It was a memorable and energetic event..
Students of Std. II visited Sunny Roses Plant Nursery which is specialized in the cultivation and sale of plants, landscaping, fertilizers and sale of garden accessories. Their foliage collection was beautiful and extensive. There were rows and rows of potted plants, bonsai, water plants and almost all variety of plants everywhere. Our students spent a good hour just walking around and soaking in the beauty. It was a wonderful experience for them.
“Talent determines what you can do” On 10th August, 2018, our school had organized Talent Hunt Competition for the students of Std. I to IV. All the participants had exhibited their talent in various activities like playing an instrument, dance, yoga, mimicry, imaginary play, mono act, etc. The criteria for judging were character played, presentation, content and confidence. All the students enthusiastically participated in the competition and executed their wonderful talents.
Students of Std. II visited Sunny Roses Plant Nursery which is specialized in the cultivation and sale of plants, landscaping, fertilizers and sale of garden accessories. Their foliage collection was beautiful and extensive. There were rows and rows of potted plants, bonsai, water plants and almost all variety of plants everywhere. Our students spent a good hour just walking around and soaking in the beauty. It was a wonderful experience for them.
An Essay competition was organized at Sahyadri National school for it's Primary wing (std V-VI ) on the 11th Aug 2018, The students were grouped class wise for the activity and the essays were judged on the basis of content , organization language and style, overall layout , proper introduction and conclusion.
Handwriting is an essential skill for children . Practising handwriting is an incredibly important exercise for enabling them to develop fine motor skills and confidence . It activates the brain and enhances the reading fluency . An Interclass hand writing competition was held on 8th of August for classes V to VII . The students participated in it with a lot of excitement and passion.
“The most overwhelming key to a child's success is the positive involvement of parents.” Keeping this in mind, a session on ‘Parenting & Nutrition’ was organized in our school for Std. III parents on 4th August 2018. The session was conducted by our School Counselor Mrs. Gayatri Lele. She guided parents regarding how nutrition and parenting will help in overall development of their children. She elucidated that parenting is an everyday learning experience and every child needs support to achieve their full potential. She also explained different parenting styles and their effects on children through role play. She also guided parents about different activities which will enhance their child’s mental abilities. She concluded the session with a message that parenting is all about enjoying and cherishing happy moments with children. All the parents actively participated in the session.
“The purpose of education is to make good human beings with skill and expertise” - A P J Abdul Kalam Our school had organized a session on ‘Study Skills’ for Std. IV parents on 4th August 2018. It was conducted by Mrs. Rajani Swamy, who is a Clinical Psychologist and has conducted many informative sessions for students, teachers and parents. She gave exclusive ideas to improve the child’s study skills through live examples. She also explained how acknowledging, accepting and appreciating the child will boost his/her morale. She satisfactorily answered the queries of the parents. The session was well appreciated by all the parents.
"Storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas into the world today." - Robert McKee Stories are the easy way for people to understand information and narration is the way we simplify it. To encourage our little story tellers, our school had organized a Story Telling Competition on 27th July 2018 for Std. III and IV on the occasion of Guru Pournima. It was a theme based competition and the theme was stories with a moral. Criteria for judging were expression, pronunciation, presentation & voice modulation. Students participated enthusiastically.
Handwriting plays a very important role in our life. Handwriting activities make parts of our brain involve effectively in thinking and working memory. It also sharpens our critical thinking. On 26th July 2018, Handwriting Competition was conducted in our school for the students of Std. I to IV. All the students enjoyed this writing activity.
Students participateod enthusiastically in the competition. The participants delivered their speeches on different topics. The competition was a platform to give away the shyness and stage fear to the students. The judges and the Headmistress were felicitated with flowers. The competition ended with the distribution of Certificates to first three places.
This activity was conducted for V and VI classes. The morning shift was taken to Taljai and afternoon shift was taken to Hanuman Tekdi. This activity is conducted , so that the students are away from routine life and pollution. They can breathe in fresh air for some time.The students enjoy this activity and live free like birds in happiness. The sport teachers take full charge of the activity of students. It is fun and refreshment for the students.
This activity is a different type of feather in the list of activities .
On this day the students are free from books and bags . They only fun. Different activities are planned by the teachers like quiz , dumb charades, math puzzle, storytelling, playing etc.On this day the students just have to leave all their worries and have fun and enjoy . This was a very successful activity, conducted on 14/07/2018 (Saturday).
“A trip is where students gain firsthand knowledge away from the classroom”
Our school had organized a field trip for Std. III & IV students on 14th July 2018. Students of Std. III visited ‘Joshi’s Museum of Miniature Railways’ where they were introduced to various types of railway engines right from old coal engine trains, trams, to latest electric trains and bullet trains, city traffic, different parts of the city and road traffic, etc. There was a wide range of collection of train models from all over the world.
Students of Std. IV visited ‘Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum’ which comprises of rare exhibits and artifacts from all over the country and dates back to the Moghul and the Maratha periods such as the paintings, nut crackers, Ganpati's guns, carved palace doors, pottery and a number of musical instruments.
It was a memorable and positive experience for our students.
This activity was conducted from 09- 07-2018 to 14-07-2018. This activity is conducted to teach the values of different nutrition available in different kinds of food . The students bring different types of food as planned for the week and share their tiffins and have fun. This enhances their taste buds and knowledge about different food.
Oath taking ceremony took place at Sahyadri National School with great grandeur.The duties of last years' captains and prefects were handed over to the newly elected members of students council. The students were investitured by Hon'ble Headmistress Mrs. Shubhada Deshmukh. The honour given to them teaches to respect each other and work with team spirit. The ceremony ended with inspirational speech by Headmistress
Felicitation of Std X passed out students carried out with great zeal in Sahyadri National School. Hon'ble Chairman, Mr.Vijay Barate, Headmistress, Mrs. Shubhada Deshmukh and teachers showered their blessings on students for thier bright future . As a token of love , students were felicitated with momento. The teachers were also felicitated with saplings. Passed out students shared their experiences . Parents also shared their experiences.
We are glad to inform you that the elections were conducted in Sahyadri National School for std V to X to elect captains , Vice - Captains and prefects for the academic year 2018-19 . This activity is done to motive the students to learn good leadership qualities and responsibilities. The students get to learn team work and patience .
Drawing and Colouring are important educational tools. It enhances children’s’ imagination and helps them to express their feelings. Drawing and colouring also helps the children to focus and increase their patience. We all have talent in us but we never get a chance to expose it. Keeping this in mind we Sahyadri National School organized Poster making competition on the occasion of Green day for Std. I & II on 22/06/2018 (Friday) and Std. III & IV on 23/06/2018 (Saturday). It was a theme based competition and themes were
1) Save Water, Save Environment;
2) Save Food, Save Environment;
3) Save Energy, Save Environment; gratifying the theme of our school to save the Environment.
All the children participated enthusiastically. The creativity of the students was seen through their posters. Also all students wore green dress and brought green vegetables in their tiffin.
Academic Year 2017-18
An Art and drawing exhibition for the Fine Art students was organized on 24th February 2018. It got an overwhelming response of both by children as well as by parents. Beautiful art and craft work made by the students was on display. It surely displayed the talent which the children possess. It was a great feeling for the spectators to witness the beautiful painting and art work.
Various Art work like flower making from Paper, Paper bag from scrap, Lamp shade, Photo frame, Pen stand different shapes from scrap, Fancy ornaments from the threads etc. entailed with lovely drawings like Glass painting, Charcoal painting, Wooden painting, etc. were on display.
The English recitation competition of classes V-VIII was held on 23-02-2018, Friday in the basement. As we all know, poem is meant for enjoyment. Beauty is the realm of poetry, the children enjoy the beauty of expression, thoughts, feeling, rhyme, rhythm and music of words. Taking all these facts into consideration the children got an opportunity to exhibit their talent and confidence. The children chose a variety of topics for their recitation like- The Book , My Last Dutches, one World, A morning exercise, Sparrow’s nest,The enchanted shirt, The lady of shallot, The walrus and the carpenter,etc. with a lot of zeal and enthusiasm. Two judges were invited individually for both shifts to witness the competition. They appreciated and applauded the performances of the participants and the children enjoyed the competition.
Std V got an opportunity to see how schoolwork applies to the workplace, during a recent field trip to Federal bank located at Warje Malwadi.
This trip to bank was an attempt to show kids how math skills apply to everyday life and work when they grow up. They got to know every day tasks of bank like opening of bank account for customers, depositing money, withdrawal of money. They got a detailed tour of bank and the vaults. The visit was indeed educational.
Sahyadri National School celebrated its Annual Concert on Tuesday, the 6th February 2018 amidst great zest, vibrancy and elation. Shri Vijay Barate, Hon’ble chairman of the school, was the esteemed chief guest. Among other dignitaries present were Madam Vaishali Barate –Hon’ble trustee of the school, Hon’ble Headmistress Madam ShubhadaDeshmukh, member of PTA, parents and students.
The cultural programme based on the theme “From Darkness to Light”, commenced with a scintillating ‘Welcome Dance’ Entailed by different performances by the ebullient students. Through their dances, songs, English Dramas, Hindi enactment; they projected the idea that selflessness, love, care and kindness can transform a human without hope, to the light of awareness of goodness, hope and to have faith in humanity. The programme culminated with the vote of thanks.
A farewell means a goodbye or parting. We celebrate the last memory of those students instead of them just suddenly disappearing and wishing them good for their future endevours.
The programme was executed very well. The cultural programmes were very good. The students of IX class performed with great zeal. All the speeches were very inspiring and motivating. The X class students also expressed their experiences with each other. The programme concluded with a good and tasty dinner.
This programme was graced by Barate madam.
Students of std VI got a chance to get close to the nature through their trip to MorachiChincholi.Students visited this very beautiful villageon 16th Dec 2017.
They had an opportunity to experience bullock cart ride, tractor ride. Puppet show and magic show was one of the highlight. The display of old and traditional house hold items gave students a very close rural life exposure.
Along with this entertainment they also got to learn about astrophysics. The special feature was to see peacocks and if one is more fortunate than one gets to see peacock dance with a little bit of drizzle. The trip in touched beauty of nature was memorable.
“True enjoyment in learning comes through activity.” To have the same experience , the school organised a bagless day for the students of class V and class VI on 9th December 2017.
Many constructive activities and innovative games were planned for the day. The teachers and the students were all excited to have a new experience in learning.
The activities involved were spinning the yarn, debate, story and enacting, extempore, radio interview ect. The environment in the school was changed from coercieve to interactive learning.
The students were ignorant of the fact that they were learning through these fun activities. The bagless day was a success. The students who do not have an aptitude for academics, got a chance to explore and develop other skills.
It’s a great initiative taken by the school, as every 2nd Saturday would be a bagless day – ‘The joy of learning day.’
An educational trip was arranged for class VII to impart knowledge through practical and interesting manner.
The students visited science park situated at Chinchwad on 2nd Dec 2017. It was a thorough learning experience for children as they got to know various basic concepts in science through models and demonstrations. They also got to know about the workings of various scientific gadgets used in daily life by around 268 exhibits.
Students also enjoyed short 3D film at the 3D auditorium. They also got a chance to have basic information about astronomy, stars and planets at the inflatable dome planetarium.
The science park lives upto its name. It has greatly helped students to broaden their knowledge about science.
The school undertook a social awareness drive with a spate of activities for the month of November 2017.
The first to begin with it were the V grade students. A special ‘Cleanliness’ drive was carried out by them on 22nd Nov to the place behind Atul nagar. The students took a pledge to clean their school, homes, public places and neighbourhood. They were given handy tips to keep their surroundings and school clean.
They enthusiastically took up brooms and garbage bags to clean up every nook and corner of the garbage area of Atul Nagar. The whole drive was quite inspiring and motivating for the students. The students realized that any work is best done when it is carried out by the person himself.
‘One Nation Reading Together’ is an annual event organised by Scholastic. Sahyadri National School also participated in the event. On 24th Nov. 2017, children spent 30 minutes to celebrate reading as a pleasurable and enriching experience.
‘The activity commenced with a reading pledge written by a famous poet and author – Jerry Pinto, who says ‘Open a book, an idea will pop-out and change the way you see the world forever.’
Many children read fiction / non-fiction books, story books while others read from their text books. The school was overwhelmed with the pleasant and calm atmosphere as everyone was engrossed in the reading activity.
This activity aquainted the students into the joy of reading together in silence. Such events help the children to keep alive the enriching habit of reading. The activity ended by the students penning down their thoughts on the graffiti wall.
Life becomes great only when its disciplined. Discipline on the road is the foremost. Students of std VI carried out a social awareness activity, ‘Follow the traffic rules’.
The traffic police team helped to execute the task on the road at warje chowk. Children distributed handmade cards mentioning the basic rules to be followed on road safety. The commuters too cooperated with the students.It was indeed a great experience for our students.
The human rights activity for the students of std VII was organised on 24th Nov 2017. The morning shift students along with their teachers covered the residential area of Bhople chowk and afternoon shift students covered the Ramnagar area. The students were very much excited when they were talking about their rights and duties to the residents. They spoke about the ten safety points what everyone should follow in everyday’s life. The students even distributed handmade cards, safety points written on it to the residents.
“We were all children once.” A day marking childhood- children’s day is about children and enjoyment. With the same desire it was celebrated in the school on 14th Nov 2017 . It was a fun filled day with many novelties. It began with decoration of the classes in their own way. Sports teachers arranged many games for them. A movie show was organised which the children enjoyed to their fullest. The day concluded with a small singing and dancing programme. The school was buzzing with joy and excitement. So the day was with the theme from ‘Teachers to students’.
Students of grade VII got an opportunity to go on a field trip to Balewadi stadium on 11TH Nov 2017. All the sports teachers accompanied the students to ‘The shree shiv chhatrapati sports complex stadium’, nicknamed Balewadi stadium. The students were looking forward to this amazing trip as most of them had never been to a professional football stadium. A member of the stadium joined to give information and guide through the stadium. He informed that apart from football, there is also a great athletic facilities ranging from swimming pool, rifle shooting, cycle tracks, badminton courts and running tracks. They got to witness all these. As the students love sports, they had a great time visiting the stadium.
It is rightly said that, “Books open your mind, broaden your mind, and strengthen you as nothing else can”. With this view in the mind a session was arranged for grade III to IX on ‘Talk by authors’. In the second week of November learned and experienced resource people were called to inspire and encourage children to read more and more books. They guided the students on how to go about in reading and even read out some inspirational anecdotes to incline them towards reading. Student’s doubts and queries were also answered. On the last day, a book exhibition was held where students got a chance to add variety of books in their collection.
To celebrate the victory of the force of good over evil, Navratri was celebrated on 29th Sept 2017 in the school basement with great joy and vigour. Students and teachers came in traditional dresses. All of them celebrated with joy and cheer. It was a colorful celebration with teachers joining the students enthusiastically in their dance.
A session for std VII parents was held on 23rd Sept. 2013, Saturday.It was conducted by Mrs. Gayatri Lele.
The topic for the session was emotional changes in adolescence leading to behavioral changes .It was with an aim to bring about an awareness in the concerned parents of adolescents.
Mrs.Gayatri Lele informed them that adolescence is a time of big social and emotional development for a child. This would help to know what o expect and how to support the child through changes.
Mrs. Lele directed the parents that changes are a part of the child’s journey to adulthood, and parent play a big role in helping the child, develop grown up emotions and social skills.
Mrs.Gayatri Lele satiated the queries of the parents .The parents were happy to have attended such a session making them wise.
Sports develop team spirit among the children. It also develops the body and makes it strong and active. Yoga & Taekwondo competitions were organized on 29th August, 2017, on the occasion of National Sports Day. Many kids actively participated in this competition. It was a memorable event.
Yoga is important for overall health and well being. Yoga helps in natural development of children’s minds and bodies. Yoga competition was organized for students in our school. The children carried out the postures perfectly. Many kids participated in this competition.
There is a considerable truth in the adage “You are what you eat”.Keeeping this in mind a session was held in the school on 21st Aug 2017 on ‘Nutrition’. We had Dr. Asmita Phadke – a nutritionist who owns a diet clinic to speak to the parents (of std VI students) on healthy nutrition, the prevention and the treatment of diseases with health care. She focused on malnutrition, its effects and also its prevention .She also informed the curious parents that nutrition varies from person to person according to genetic makeup, level ofactivity, general state of health and environment, which can help the parents to plan the food intake for their children. She satisfied all the parents by answering their queries.
Dr.Asmita ended the session by conveying that the state of the body and its function depends on how appropriately it is nourished.
The school organized an educational trip for std VI to Girme Farms on 19th Aug 17 to Baner.
The staff of farm warmly welcomed the students. One of the staff member was available to take the students around and give necessary information.
TThe students were very excited to see different kinds of plants which they had never seen before. They also noted the botanical names of the plants mentioned.
There was a collection, cultivation and display of a wide range of plants namely Pitcher plant, Mimosa, Bonsai, Organic plants. Students learned how farms are divided and planted into sections.
A visit to Girme Farms Garden Center was very productive as the students were yielded with much knowledge about different plants, different seeds, soils, pesticides and fertilizers.
An educational trip was organized for std V to water purification plant, on 19th Aug 17, which is situated in Kondave.
Both the shifts visited it. Their respective class teachers and coordinators accompanied the students.
The whole staff of water purification plant was very cooperative .The incharge over therewas specially available to provide the necessary information and explain the process of water treatment in detail to each group of students.
The students got the chance to practically witness the process –how polluted or impure water straight from dam is purified and made fit for consumption.
The visit was very fruitful as the students understood the importance of safe water supplying to the community and the process of treating water.It provided an insight to the students about water conservation as well.
This was a great event conducted on 18.8.17 at Yashwant Rao Chauhan Natyagruha. All the students participated with full zeal and enthusiasm. The teachers also guided them with full energy and few choreographers who are our ex-students helped us to make this event a grand success.
The students of STD VI along with their teachers had been to trek the hills of Hanuman Tekdi.The students were excited to explore one of the gem of Pune. It is comparatively a small hill to be trekked upon. Students got to see the observation deck on the top of the vetal tekdi that gives us 360 degree view of Pune and its urban crawl. It is a very nice place to sit, meditate and worry about global warming. The students went all the way to Hanuman Tekdi and they were happy to get some open space for themselves and enjoyed quite a lot.
Elocution refers to one’s capacity of communicating with others with the use of Correct speech and gestures .children should speak well in school and other places; keeping this in mind intra school elocution competition was organized on 22nd July 2017, Saturday. The aim was to enhance their oratory skills and build confidence. There was a healthy competitive spirit as good number of students participated for it. Grade V to Grade IX were in the competition with one other.
It was a pleasure to watch such young orators speaking in a disciplined manner. The children focused on the aspects like expressions, voice modulation, confidence, content as they would be judged on these oratories.
As the competition was organized on the occasion of TIlak Jayanti many students choose to speak on Bal Gangadhar Tilak’s life incidents. The other topics were Missile man APJKalam, Savitribai Phule, Saving water harvesting etc.
The judges Mrs. Prasita Niar , Mrs. Vijayalakxmi and Mrs. Mrunal Soni did a very fair job as the well deserved were declared as a winner. Starting from the morning shift the winner for the first group are grade V students Ninad Nahar bagged the first place the topic chose was ‘Importance of education’ , Janhvi phale got the second place and siddhi khatal stood third. In the second group (std. VI and VII)Anusha khadlag stood first ,she spoke on ‘Life of Tilak’. The second place was taken by Reeyah Gupta, Sanika Londhe stood third .
Samruddhi Jangam and Pawale Prathamesh were appreciated with consolation prizes. In the second group (std VIII and IX) first place was bagged by Aditya Nainar. Second place was taken by Anushri Pillai , and third place was given to Shreyash shrotri .Two students were appreciated by consolation prizes Param Dalvi and Aditya Jadhav.
For the afternoon shift in the group one (std V and VI )Aditya Bhatt bagged the first place, there was a tie in second place- Rohini Rajole and Prithviraj Dengale were declared as winners. In the third place too there was a tie Yukta Kumbhare and Anusha Kawade won it. In the second category (std VII and VIII) first place was taken by Rachana Pillai and second place was bagged by Rishikesh Pillai,Abijeet Gidde was also appreciated with a consolation prize.
Nutrition plays an important role in our life. Giving children nutritionally dense food options is important for proper overall growth and development.
Parenting is an everyday learning experiences and every child needs support to achieve their full potential.
In this session, parents were guided how nutrition and parenting will help in overall development of their children.
This session was conducted by our counselor Mrs. Gayatri Lele. All the parents actively participated in the session.
Discipline plays a major role in our life. In fact, it is a key factor responsible for a successful life. Parent session was organized for std II parents and our topic was disciplining the children. The session was conducted by our H.M. Shubhada Deshmukh. She discussed various methods, through which one can discipline his/her child. It was a very informative session for all the parents.
Field trip for Std. III was arranged to a fire station. Students learnt about fire fighting apparatus such as fire engines and related vehicles, personal protective equipments, fire chooses and other specialized equipments.
Field trip for STD. IV was arranged to the Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum. Museum contains collection of ornaments made of ivory, silver and gold, musical instruments, war weapons and vessels.
A talent is the skill that someone naturally has to do something that is hard. Sahyadri National School has organized Talent Hunt for STD I, II, III and IV. Students exhibited their talent in various activities like playing instrument, mimicry, imaginary play, mono act etc… The criteria’s for judging were:-
Handwriting plays a very important role in our life. Handwriting activities parts of our brain involved in thinking and working memory. It also sharpens our critical thinking. Handwriting competition was arranged for STD. I & II. Students enjoyed writing neatly and beautifully.
Good nutrition is an important part of leading a healthy lifestyle. Combined with physical activity, your diet helps you to be fit. We had arranged nutritious food week from 17th July to 22nd July’17. During this week students brought nutritious food like sprout roll, paneer, fruit salad, fermented food etc… Teachers explained the students about the nutritious food and also played an AV through which students understood about the importance of nutritious food. Students actively participated in this activity and enjoyed eating their nutritious food.
We are honored that our students of Sahyadri national School Participated in the elocution competition which was organized By the Lokmanya TIlak Vidyapeeth on Sunday 09.07.17.The Students spoke in three languages, ENGLISH, HINDI, and MARTHI. Though a tough competition, our students came out with flying colours Sanika Londhe of VII class won the second prize and Adityan Nainar won Third prize out of many participants.
Everyone wants to have tasty, delicious food every day. Be it young or old. to catch up with the trendy diet ,a salad decoration competition was held in Sahayadri National School for the students of IX and X class. It was amazing to see the students work on their innovations and ideas and gave their best. We got to see variety of salads and decorations made by them. This activity was conducted to give them different spice away from their everyday routine.
The best field trips can bring two seemingly unrelated worlds together. Field Trips enrich student’s Knowledge. They learn a lot of things outside the classroom.
Our students of Std. I visited Joshi Museum on 08/07/2017 (Saturday); it is a good small personal museum giving historic details of Railways and it is mentioned in Limca Book of Records. Students got immense knowledge about the railways working systems and signals. It was an informative and innovative field trip.
Our students of Std.2 visited Girme Farms Garden Centre on 08/07/2017 (Saturday); where a vast variety of garden products like plants, garden pots, seeds, soil, sprinklers, pesticides, fertilizers, tools and implements were present. There the students learned about types of plants and flowers. It was an informative field trip.
This competition was conducted for the students of VIII / IX/X. the students were told to frame the poem on their own and put their ideas. This competition gave a platform to the students to feel, think and have a vision towards writing skills. This competition was conducted on 8.7.17
"Great stories happen to those who can tell them." --Ira Glas
Stories are the easy way for people to understand information and also have always been valuable tool to transmit human experience. Narration is the way we simplify and make sense of a complex world. To encourage our students for it, we Sahyadri National School organized Story Telling Competition on 08/07/2017 (Saturday) for Std. III and IV on the occasion of Guru Pournima.
It was a theme based competition and the theme was Stories with moral. Criteria for judging were expression, pronunciation, presentation, voice modulation. Students participated enthusiastically. We are swollen with pride to get amazing story tellers in the school.
Oath taking ceremony took place at Sahyadri National School with great pomp and grandeur. The previous duties of the Captains prefects, head girl, head boy were handed over to the new elected students .The students were investitured by our honorable Headmistress Mrs. Shubhada Deshmukh. The honour given to them, teaches them to respect each other and work with team spirit. The ceremony ended with inspiring Speech by our Headmistress.
Different types of exam are encouraged in Sahyadri National School. We have a huge participation from students of Sahyadri. Olympiad, MTS, NTS, TMV etc. The first beautiful crown was the result of MTS exams Where in our students have won district level prizes and in scholarship Exams we have been uploaded with laurels by the students .Each and every Student is motivated to appear for different exam and know this talent.
The school conducted the Parents Session on 01/07/2017 (Saturday) based on Study Skills for Std. IV. It was conducted by Mrs. Pushpa Gopal, who is having more than 25 years of experience in teaching and have conducted many informative sessions for students, teachers and parents. She gave the exclusive ideas to improve the child study skills through presentation and live examples. She also explained that how acknowledging, accepting and appreciating the child will boost his/her morale. The session was well appreciated by all the parents.
Students and teachers of Sahyadri National School went for trekking through the mountains of NILKANTHESHWAR and SINHAGAD. A wake up call was made at 7.00a.m in the morning and trekkers left the premises at 7.30 a.m after a short prayer. They were guided by the sports teachers and the teaching staff till the destination. On the way everyone enjoyed their breakfast between rocks and trees. The trekking went through streams, rocks and bushes and reached to its destination at 10.00 a. m. They returned to school at 12:30noon.
The trekking was very encouraging for students as they got to be connected to the nature.
They gained self confidence and learnt how to cooperate with the team.
Drawing and Colouring are important educational tools. It enhances children’s’ imagination and helps them to express their feelings. Drawing and colouring also helps the children to focus and increase their patience. We all have talent in us but we never get a chance to expose it. Keeping this in mind we Sahyadri National School organized Poster making competition for Std. III and IV on 24/06/2017 (Saturday). It was a theme based competition and themes were 1) Save Water, Save Environment; 2) Save Food, Save Environment; 3) Save Energy, Save Environment; gratifying this year’s theme of our school to save the Environment. All the children participated enthusiastically. The creativity of the students was seen through their posters. Exposes can enhance talent.
A session for mothers of grade V girls was conducted on 24th June 2017, Saturday at 10a.m to 11.40a.m. The session was conducted by Mrs Gayatri on puberty and growing up. The main objective was to understand and cope with physical and emotional changes that occur during puberty and also health and hygiene, being active and nutrition was what the session focused on.
Mrs Gayatri conveyed to the curious mothers that adolescence is a challenge .Excitement and anxiety are some of the confusing experiences of an adolescent.
Lastly the session ended by suggesting that a positive family environment and a hospitable school atmosphere are the basic necessity for the changes of puberty.
We are glad to inform that elections were conducted in Sahayadri National School for V to IX to elect the Captains , Vice-Captains and Prefect for this academic year. This activity is done in order to cultivate and motive the students to learn good leadership qualities and responsibilities . They get to learn team work, patience and perseverance.
The tradition of X class who passed out is carried out with great zeal and pomp in Sahayadri National School. The chairman Mr. Vijay Barate with the Headmistress and teaching staff showered their blessings on these students for a bright and colourful future. small token of love in the form of books and pens were given to the students. The Headmistress and teachers were also felicitated with flower saplings . The experiences of the students were shared and the programme ended with the interaction between the passed out students and the current batch.
Parent’s orientation programme was held on 9th and 10th June 2017 for the new admissions from std I to std VII. The headmistress briefed about upcoming academic year. She also explained about:
2. C.C.E. :
She also counseled about good parenting and explained them about dos and don’ts of the school.
Later on, the orientation was continued by explaining the parents about notebooks, calendar and diary.
Parents extended their gratitude towards the management, headmistress and teachers.
Venue : Basement Hall of the School
Sahyadri National School celebrated its Swami Samarth Prakat Din and foundation day of Shree Swami Samarth Dnyanpeeth’s. The programme was
started in the evening at 5:15 p.m. with pooja and aarti in praise of the adorable Shree Swami Samarth. The gracious presence of the chairman Mr. Vijay
Barate , Mrs. Vaishali Barate, Headmistress, Academic advisor, teachers, parents, students, kakas and mausis had beautified the evening. Everybody felt blessed and prayed for the eternal blessings which will lead us to work in a positive way.
Great teachers empathize with kids, respect them and believe that each one has something special that can be built upon.
The children are left with no option than to carry heavy school bags these days. It is very common to find students carrying huge bags with their shoulders drawn down with the weight. Sahyadri National School gave a bag less day to its std III and std IV students on 25th Mar, 2017, Saturday. The day was full of fun and learning activities. The perspective behind the bag less day was to enhance the different hidden skills of students by giving them chance to be faced off with interactive classes like Drama, Book reading, Puppet show, Art and Craft, Dance, Storytelling, Outdoor games added with “My time” and relaxation. It was an enjoyable day for students.
Venue : Basement Hall of the School
The Inter school Poetry Recitation Competition was conducted for classes V, VI VII and VIII with an aim to infuse the students with appreciation, understanding and love for the English language. Academic Advisor Madam Pushpa Gopal, Pre-primary section head madam Prasita Nair and Head-mistress madam Shubhada Deshmukh attended the competition. The participants were excited and very well prepared with their fabulous poems. The poems were full of humor, wit, wisdom, knowledge and impressed everyone. The poems like “ Timble shines the railway cat”, “The Enchanted Shirt”, “King Bruce and the Spider”, “Night”, “The land of story books”, “The Eagle” were the gems of the competition. Prizes were given to the deserving participants group. The special guests applauded the amazing performance of the children and encouraged them to participate more and more in such competitions. The competition ended on a very inspiring note. The winners were as follows:
Morning shift winners:-
Afternoon shift winners::-
Sahyadri National School had arranged visit to the Federal Bank at Warje branch for the students of std V. The students were enthusiastic. They reached to the bank at 10:30; there they were attended by the Branch head who explained them minutely about opening a bank account and its importance. He also explained them about all the different sections of the bank and their job profiles like Enquiry Section, Cash Section and Account opening Section. The visit at the bank was a great learning experience for the students.
An intra class competition for the STD I and STD II was conducted on 28 Feb, 2017. Children came dressed up as fairies, animals, vegetable hawkers, mythological character Naradmuni and patriotic personalities. Exemplary performances were given by children. It was a treat to watch children enacting their favorite personalities. Their acting skills and confidence level were commendable.
An inter school role play competition for students of STD III and STD IV was organized on Feb 24, 2017. Enthusiastic participants from all twelve sections adorned the stage with their colorful dresses and mesmerizing dialogues. The presentation was very enrapturing and made it difficult for the judge to come to a definite conclusion students enacted the role of “Jhansi ki Rani, Jijabai, Barbie doll, Bhagat singh, Sindhu tai Sapkal”. A student prepared and performed a skit on child labour. The competition provided a glimpse into India’s glorious past and was a great learning experience for our children.
It was a colorful Friday at the Sahyadri National School. In a unique way of celebrating Shiv Jayanti, around 1008 students of the Primary section along with our respected Head Mistress and all our staff members and parents were the proud spectators.
A small cultural programme was organized for the young talents to nurture and inculcate the life value of Shivaji in them. The programme began with the welcome speech which introduced the life of Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and was followed by an English skit entitled, “The discomfiture of Shaistakhan.”
Shiv Jayanti was celebrated with traditional fervor. At last the Head Mistress of the school delivered her thoughts about the great Maratha warrior Shivaji Maharaj. She asked the students to realize the worth of adopting the values taught by Shivaji Maharaj.
Sahyadri National Schoool, January 28th 2017: The annual picnic at SNS was held on 21st of January of std II and IV and for for std I on 28th January,2017 with great enthusiasm and merriment. This year the venue for std II was the Gram Sanskriti Udyan and the Seven Wonders Park; whereas for std IV the venue was Appu Ghar at Nigadi. About 482 students joined the picnic. The day was fine and everyone was delighted. The buses started at 9 am from the SNS premises and reached at their different destinations by 10:30 am.There was great enjoyment and pleasure in the buses such as singing, dancing and reciting. We took snaps of different historical relics.Some photographs look alive. We spent about three hours there. It gave the students a fresh vision and a new thought. At last, the picnic came to an end at about 2:30 pm through a lot of joy and pleasure and we reached to the school premises at 3:00 pm.
“Gold medals are not really made of gold. They are made of sweat, determination, persistence and hard-to-find alloy called guts.”
The much awaited Annual sports day was held on 27th January and 28th January,2017. The pleasant weather was a perfect boost for the students on their sports meet at the school play ground. The students entered into the spirit of the occasion in a ground way with the events being inaugurated by the special guest of the day.
The event commenced with the Torch Relay followed by the oath which was administered by the Headmistress Mrs. Shubhada Deshmukh, Academic head Mrs. Pushpa Gopal and Pre-primary section head Mrs. Prasita Nair, after which, the H.M. of the school declared the sports day open.
Up next was the various complex formations in their P.T. display whereas the relay race was the icing on the cake. A peppy dance drill and an energizing exercise drill set the tone for the young athlets. Students of class 1st to 4th completed class-wise in the events including sack races, obstacle races, lemon and spoon and book balancing. The ended with our special guest, Mrs. Shubhada Deshmukh congratulating the winners with medals and certificates.
The 68th Republic Day was celebrated in all its grandeur at Sahyadri National School on 26th January, 2017. The flag was hoisted to all its glory by the chairman of the school. The students saluted the National flag and pledged themselves to uphold the honour and integrity, diversity and uniqueness that is “INDIA”. The group presented the patriotic song. It was followed by a very inspiring patriotic dance. The melodious music and graceful movements of the dancers were spell binding.
The chief guest Mr. Vijay Barate felicitated the students who had participated and won gold, silver and bronze medals at international level. Later, the principal Shubhada Deshmukh addressed the students and urged them to do their best and feel proud to be Indians. The students dispersed after snacks with the image of the fluttering tricolor in their minds.
The achievers of SNS are :-
Sports and athletics have been an integral part of Sahyadri National School for several years, keeping up the tradition, this year too SNS organized its 4th Sahyadri Sports meet with the same spirit on the 6th and 7th January at Sanas Ground, Swargate. Director of SNS Mr. Vijay Barate and his wife Mrs. Vaishali Barate graced the occasion as the chief guests. The event commenced with the torch relay. The oath was administered by the Headmistress of the school Mrs. Shubhada Deshmukh, the Academic advisor Mrs. Pushpa Gopal and the pre-primary section head Mrs. Prasita Nair, after which the chief guest declared the meet open. 40 schools participated in the sports meet. It was 2880 participants who made the meet a grand success. The event included a member of races such as 100m and 200m running races and mixed relay for different categories. Participants from prestigious institutions like Bal Shikshan Vidya Mandir, Spring dale wadgoan, Abhinav Vidyalaya, Mahesh Vidyalaya etc… with commendable vigour and enthusiasm. The sports meet concluded with a vote of thanks.
The winners in the sports meet are: Champion Trophy: Balshikshan Vidya Mandir
Champion Trophy: Balshikshan Vidya Mandir
To rejuvenate our students, to make them feel fresh we organized for mini fun fair on 23rd December 2016 on occasion of Christmas. We arranged for many games, movie show, tattoo painting, dare to enter, puppet show and stage performance. Our students were called slot wise, they enjoyed to the fullest.
Students of std VII visited the Science park, Chinchwad for educational tour.Our students observed different terms of science and technology, Activity area, Inflatable planetarium..
Our students explored science in a most natural and entertaining way. In the garden students experienced the application of Physics.
An educational tour was organized for the Class VI to Baneshwar and Balaji Temple, where our students saw the beautiful botanical garden and Baneshwar waterfall. They got to know that the temple was constructed in 1749 by Peshwa Nanasaheb.
Later on our students visited Prati Balaji temple. It’s a replica of the Tirupati Balaji Temple. Our students observed an extra ordinary painting work done.
Students of std VI enjoyed and learned from their educational tour.
Our students of std IV enjoyed the picnic at Hadshi Temple.
A team of 8 teachers and non-teaching staff were taking care of the students. Students enjoyed to the fullest, in which our students learn to share and care.
Our students of std VII visited Balewadi stadium with the team of sport teachers where they observed the different venues for all the outdoor and indoor games.
Our students got to know that the owner of the stadium is Government of India, it was opened in 1995.
It’s original name is “The Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium”. It was a satisfactory field trip.
A programme by Scholastic “One Nation Reading Together” in which Sahyadri National School participated, in keeping with the Nationwide Reading day.
On the 25th of Nov 2016, the students began by taking an oath in the assembly. The gist of this oath goes…” books create magic everywhere. They create an emotion of joy. We will become voracious readers.”
Thereafter, at the allotted time, the students of std 5 to std 8 of the school, read books. Some read individually, some read in groups. It was a heartening picture to come up on - every head was bent to a world of vivid imagination. The seriousness and the engrossment on the faces of the pupils was a sight to behold! That they found an everlasting friend in the books was very palpable. It was truly an uplifting thought to all the teachers who were encouraging this activity.
The reading was followed by narrations. Several students narrated what they read. A few of them even pointed out the uniqueness in the book – the language, the story, the plot or the illustration. A few felt the informative books were very interesting.
All in all, the students’ response to the activity was enthusiastic and eager. Their comprehension level was good, though some of them felt free to seek help whenever needed.
A picnic is a short trip for pleasure to a beautiful place. Picnic gives students a temporary relief from their studies.
After enjoying a picnic, they feel fresh and take up their studies with renewed vigour. Our school planned picnic for the std III on 19/11/2016, students to the Thergaon boat club, where they enjoyed playing in a huge garden, swings and toy train.
‘INSPIRATION’ was a showcase of
• the different disciplines of Languages, Science, Mathematics and Social Studies,
• a wonderful display of the students’ creativity and talents,
• an appreciative effort made by the students and teachers.
• literature , grammar and writing skills – presented through phrased and idioms
• classical characters from various classics
• famous speeches from Shakespeare’s Macbeth, Hamlet and Julius Caesar
• a collage of thoughts and quotations of great writers
• literature of the saints and classical writers and poets
• the cultural heritage depicted through festivals and folklore
• the sue of vocabulary in day to day affairs
• Powada and Bharud – the means that created social awareness
Presentation of Working and non-working models of different scientific subjects like:
• The model of water purification plant
• The model of the solar system
The students presented a practical angle to their theoretical knowledge. APPLAUDABLE!!!!
• Vedic math
• Napier’s Bone theorem
Students demonstrated through various games their quickness in calculation, the logic in math and its usage and many other interesting aspects of mathematic.