Skill Enhanced Academic Development



A Musical Extravaganza: ‘The Pied Piper of Hamelin’

‘Theatre is a way of encapsulating life and presenting it on the stage.’

Theatre offers a kaleidoscope of opportunities to communicate with the audience. There by developing interpersonal, linguistic, bodily-kinaesthetic and dramatic skills of the children.  The students of class II presented A Musical Extravaganza: ‘The Pied Piper of Hamelin’ in the school auditorium on 27th February, 2020. The students dressed as little rats, causing mischief on the stage were adorable. The dialogue delivery of all the characters and usage of props was much appreciated by one and all. The highlight of the day was the ‘live orchestra and choir’. They sang melodious songs related to this German fable. The Principal, Ms. Archana Narain appreciated the confidence and acting skills of the students which was the hallmark of this spectacular show. The parents were engrossed in the play and felt proud to see their wards on the stage.



Step II - Story Narration Competition

Stories give wings to imagination and take us to the land of fairies, dragons, flowers, wishing trees etc. Story telling has been an integral part of our childhood. To keep this tradition alive and to inculcate the habit of reading, an English Story Narration Competition was held on Tuesday, February 25, 2020. The little narrators did a spectacular job by narrating their favourite stories using creative props, voice modulation and impressive expressions.  The young ones captivated the audience. The Judges appreciated their efforts, talent and ability.



Inter Class Dance Competition

We dance to translate the vitality of our life energy into fluid moves. Every dance performance is unique asthe dancerthrobbing with life.With the aim of honing the dancing skills of the students, an Inter Class Dance Competition was organized for students of Step-Ion February 20, 2020. The vivacious dancers set the floor on fire with their energetic performances. With their colorful and vibrant costumes, they twirled, flipped and jumped on the stage. The choreography, rhythm, synchronization and presentation of thestudents was spectacular. The happiness of the children was amply evident with applause and appreciation by the judges Ms. Sheetal and Ms. Sushma who highly complimented the efforts put in by all the four sections. 



Food is our common ground, a universal experience

Cooking with children in general, whether at home or in school promotes the lifetime skill of healthy eating habits and raise awareness about the risk of eating fast/junk foods. It is a great stress buster and hones creativity and psycho motor skills in the students. With the same reasons, at TIHS we have a flameless cooking club-named ‘Bits and Bytes’ which provides our learners to exhibit their fresh talent in culinary field. On 18th February, 2020, a club presentation was held in the school ground which captivated the audience at the very start. The students of this club danced on the tunes of a ‘Healthy Eating-VEGETABLE song’. Next, the thought and vocabulary word was spoken by the speakers. Lastly, an innovative, finger licking yet nutritious sandwich recipe demonstration was held in front of the students under teacher supervision. Thedietary composition of this food was also shared with the students such as no presence of excessive fat but only good carbohydrates etc. The students were explained the importance of making similar healthy food choices. The assembly concluded with the National Anthem.



Inter-House Speech Competition

To celebrate the ‘Patriotic Fervour Week’, an Inter-House Speech Competition was organized in the school on January 24, 2020. Students of classes VI –IX participated and displayed lot of zeal and enthusiasm as they expressed their views on the topic- ‘Gratitude towards our Nation.’  All the participants were adjudged on the basis of Presentation, Delivery, Confidence, Content, Voice Modulation and Articulation. The speech delivered by the students was highly informative and revealed a thorough and deep research work. All the participants spoke vehemently as they exhibited their strong oratory skills. The students of classes VI to VIII as audience to the show, enjoyed the event. It was indeed an informative session. Manas House secured the 1st position Sanskar House was the first Runner Up and Siddhanth House was the second Runner Up.

 



TIHS observes Martyr’s Day

The school observed Martyr’s Day on January 30, 2020 by observing a two minute silence to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi, Father of the Nation. The day marks the death anniversary of the great leader, an apostle of peace and non- violence, who reformed the Indian Society and fought to attain freedom from the British rule.



Scholar Badge Ceremony held at TIHS

The Indian heights school recognizes and rewards meritorious students for their consistent performance in academics. It is in recognition of their dedicated and perseverant journey towards excelling in academics, that the school awards them with scholar badges. This is one step towards motivating them further to accomplish their dreams. The students are awarded badges and trophies for their high academic achievement and regularity to school. This year the Scholar Badge Ceremony was held on December 19, 2019 in the school premises. The Principal, Ms. Archana Narain while congratulating the students, encouraged them to keep up the hard work and dedication in all that they do. This will earn them name, fame and character. She also advised them to be courageous in adversity and be humble at all times.



Career Fair at The Indian Heights School

The Indian Heights School  conducted its annual career fair on October 22, 2019 to provide an opportunity to the  students to get acquainted with the  much needed guidance and support to plan their career.  The career fairwas organizedin the school's auditorium and the central lawn. The motivational presentations on career options by leading professionals in the field was very informative.

Representatives of various International and National Universities, Government Bodies and Social Development Sectors participatedin the Career Fair. The event commenced with the customary ritual of presenting the token of appreciation to the representatives of universities by the school Principal, Ms. Archana Narain. In her key note address, she stressed on the need for students to know their potential and area of interest before making a decision.

The event was attended by students and parents.A large number of students from the neighbouring schools also visited the fair. The main focus was to provide studentswith thebest career options post-secondary school.  A comprehensive counselling programme guided  the students on the admission procedure to universities both within and outside India available .



Inter House-Caterpillar Race

Dynamic balance training is an effective way to strengthen and tone the obliques and the muscles of the hips, thighs, glutes and low back. Increasing the strength of the core muscles can help improve your balance and coordination, as well  your appearance and ability to react to sudden changes of direction.Controlling dynamic balance should be a reflexive response that happens automatically.

Result -Boys Category

Sanskar House :- 1st Position

Manas House :- 2nd Position 

Prayas House :- 3rd Position 

 

Result -Girls Category

Sanskar House :- 1st Position

Prayas House :- 2nd Position 

Manas House :- 3rd Position



Inter House Kho-Kho Competition (British Bulldog)

Kho -Kho is an outdoor game played by people of all age groups.Playing Kho-Kho keeps children well, strong, motivated, enthusiastic and young. It helps in better coordination and flexibility and to off depression, anxiety, stress, and increase self-esteem.

Result 

Manas House :- 1st Position

Siddhant House :- 2nd Position 

Sanskar House :- 3rd Position 



TIHS observed English Week with spirit and literary fervor

The English Language is the accretion and growth of every dialect, race and range of time.”

Learning a language helps us to effectively communicate and better understand others. In order to bring the students closer to literature and its universal appeal, Lingua Franca, the English Week was celebrated at The Indian Heights School from August 5 - 9, 2019 with lot of zeal and excitement. A plethora of activities were conducted to help students deepen their understanding of the English Language and refine the language skills.  Step-I students participated in an inter-class patriotic song competition which gave them an opportunity to demonstrate  love for their country through music. While our l’l ones of class Step-II were exposed to recall & recognise different alphabets through various activities, like ‘Jump over the correct Alphabet’ &‘Look & Sit on correct Letter’.  They also took part in ‘Rhymester’ An English Rhyme Recitation Competition wherein they recited beautiful rhymes and showcased their understanding andspeaking skills.  Students of classes IV & V amused their audiences with humorous self-composed jingles. While, Classes I to III showcased their exquisite calligraphic skill in the ‘English Calligraphy Competition’. In the senior wing the week kicked off with Salad Bowl where students played dumb charades to explore and discover new glossary.  In Weave a Yarn, the students displayed their creative skills along with oratory competency, as they weaved stories from News Headlines on the spot. The Radio Jockey show exhibited their speaking and writing skills as they conducted the session with thought provoking messages and as prolific orators. To sum up, the English Week was truly purposeful with a panorama of edifying activities providing a more holistic approach to learning English Language thereby ensuring higher levels of proficiency.



Euphony-2019, Annual Fest held at TIHS!

The entire campus of the Indian Heights School came alive yet again with the Annual  Fest  Euphony-2019, An Amalgamation of Creativity on Tuesday, 30th July 2019.  The entire atmosphere reverberated with excitement and anxiety. The day witnessed ‘Poetry Recitation Competition- nanhe kaviyon ka manch hasya kavita vachan,’, ‘Dance Recital’ Trio – The Mini Crew’ Dance Competition, and a mouth-watering ‘Flameless Cooking Competition-Sizzling Platter’. Every participant was engrossed in doing his/her best to win the accolades for their respective schools.  They gave the judges a hard time, for, selecting the one best was indeed a tough task.  The members of the school management present there were mesmerised by the talent and they lauded the efforts of the school in bringing together so much talent under one roof.The consistent, strenuous and unbeatable performances inspired all the schools to perform well and the day resonated with thunderous applause from everyone present today. Hoping for the same zeal and enthusiasm for day two i.e July 31, 2019 of the event also.



Annual Fest Euphony-2019

‘Any work of art simply makes lives, shapes life, expresses all shades and stages of life’.

Euphony-2019- An amalgamation of creativity is a cultural festival hosted by The Indian Heights School.  The event conducted over two days witnessed participation from several schools.  The students displayed their talent in the performing arts, music, poetry, etc. This is also a reflection of the training they get at their respective schools.  The festival aims at unravelling this hidden talent in the students. Day One witnessed array of activities varying from ‘Poetry Recitation - nanhe kaviyon ka manch hasya kavita vachan’, ‘Dance Recital’ Trio – The Mini Crew’ Dance, and a mouth-watering ‘Flameless Cooking -Sizzling Platter’ and Day Two was beamed with ‘Art Mania (Tear & Paste), Aqua World(Dance & Depict), Indistan Ki Saer(Jingle all the way) and Radio Jockey.  A healthy competition waived off the strain and stress and the students performed with great zeal. The high quality of performances gave the judges a tough time in selecting the best of the lot in each category.  Donning the two-day event with great panache, the participant schools rendered captivating performances as they vied for Rolling Trophy. Adjudged on the basis of perfectly nuanced performances for two days, the BGS International School Dwarka, lifted the coveted ‘Rolling Trophy’ for the year 2019-20.The school management also appreciated and commended the sustained effort made by the guest schools in making Euphony 2019, a roaring success.



Career Workshop

“Opportunities don’t happen, you create them.” 

The school believes that there are widespread opportunities available both in India and abroad, therefore it is important to provide a platform for students to access information about these opportunities. Keeping this mind, the school organized a career counseling workshop on May 10, 2019 for students of classes XI and XII. The resource person for the day Mr. SatpalGulia, is an expert career counselor who has been guiding students interested to study outside India for more than 20years. Students enjoyed the interactive session and were able to clarify their queries about the admission process involved in career options outside India.



Career Workshop

“It’s not what you achieve, it’s what you overcome. That’s what defines your career.” 

On April 24, 2019, the school organized a career workshop for students of classes XI and XII in the school auditorium. Students got an opportunity to interact with theUniversity representatives from West Virginia, Columbia, Eastern Michigan, George Mason and University of Delaware. These representatives discussed at length about admission process and courses offered by their universities and addressed the queries of the students. Overall it was an informative and interactive session wherein student got to know   about various opportunities for higher studies  abroad.



Health Our Principle Asset Week

The main goal of school health camp is to ensure that students are healthy in school, and ready to learn.’

‘Health Our Principle Asset’ week was celebrated from April 8th to April 12, 2019-20 in the school premises. The aim of this celebration was to provide students with an insight into the good and healthy food habits and to spread awareness about the concept of mental and emotional health as well. The highlights of the week showcased ‘Nutralicious Healthy Snack Making Activity’ by our tiny tots wherein they brought different healthy food items like fruits,sprouts,curd,nuts etc. from home and prepared nutralicious and yummiliciouschaat/snacks under the supervision of their teachers.  Senior students participated in array of activities ranging from an ‘Inter House Speech Competition’, a Workshop on ‘Mental Awareness’ and a Group Discussion on ‘Anaemia Affects Urban Society’.Highly trained and professional team of doctors and their assistants from AakashHospital  along with our Doctor Parents conducted a Medical Check up Camp for the students which included a general physical examination such as BMI, Dental & Eye Check-up.  The week long activities have certainly sensitized our students to understand the importance of health and to live a healthy and happy life.