The SFHS IBDP Year 2 students participated in a student exchange program at “The Heritage School (THS), Kolkata” from 9 to 13 May 2019. The five-day trip coincided with the THS’s annual event “Youthopia” in which 15 schools engaged in a variety of inter school events over three days.The combination of competitions with the exchange program was a remarkable opportunity for students to explore and immerse themselves in the rich cultural heritage of West Bengal.
Each student engaged in three days of fierce competition where they competed with students from reputed schools from all over Kolkata in a quest to prove their mettle. The various activities ranged from field events like Cricket and Football to academic contests like Quiz, Slam Poetry and Debate to the stage competitions like a Fashion Show and Stand-Up Comedy. Parum veer Walia, Tanay Singh, Kudrat Singh and Shireen Kang did exceptionally well and bagged the top prizes in Slam poetry, Stand-up comedy and Debate respectively. The contribution of all team members was highly appreciated by the judges and host school.
The Exchange Program gave the Diploma students the chance to interact with the Kolkata families, exposing them to the traditional and cultural beliefs up held by them and that sowedthe seeds of adaptability, understanding and cooperation in our students.
In addition to our Diploma students engaging in the CAS strands, they have returned with enriched learning and recreational experiences. These experience shave enabled our students to stretch their learning boundaries and gain varied perspectives that bring with them universal values of respect, understanding and open-mindedness.Read More
U-14 Basketball Tournament (Girls and Boys)
The Strawberry Fields High School U-14 Basketball teams, Girls and Boys, participated in the CISCE Zonal Basketball Tournament 2019 held at YPS, Mohali on 8 and 9 May 2019.
The U-14 Girls team, Heeya Bedi, Meher Duggal, Nanaki Bains, Ameera Boparai, Ananya Jain, Rajni, Mannat Dhir, Rishaaya Kakkar, Aarshi Goyal, Hazel Garg, Mandira Datta and Gurnoor Bedi, played matches against the teams from YPS and Saupin’s School and were declared the Winners of the Tournament.
Way to go Girls!
The U-14 Boys team, Ranjit Singh Sidhu, Uday Batra, Gurmehar Singh, Saikrit Mahajan, Yuvraj Vohra, Ashraj Singh Sidhu, Siddhansh Sharma, Anshdeep Singh Dhillon and Sumeir Bhatia, played matches against the teams from YPS, Roop Convent School and Saupin’s School and were declared the Runners Up of the Tournament.
U-17 Basketball Tournament (Girls and Boys)
The Strawberry Fields High School U-17 Basketball teams, Girls and Boys, participated in the CISCE Zonal Basketball Tournament 2019 held at YPS, Mohali on 13 and 14 May 2019.
Both the teams were declared Runners Up of the tournament in their respective categories.
U-17 Basketball Girls team – Kismattdeep Kaur Dosanjh, Zaara Brar, Tanya Gupta, Tanisha Singh, Anam Bhangoo, Anaya Kaur Bhattal, Anika Vinayak, Sehar Gupta, Vidhita Jain, Myra V Pandher and Ishitta Groverr
U-17 Basketball Boys team – Vinayak Jhingan, Rajveer Singh Dhillon, Raj Uday Pehal, Dyaus Ghangas, Aaryan Singh Roojam, Namandeep Singh, Viraj Partap Singh Aulakh, Hardik Sharma, Mauraya Mahajan, Akhil Bakshi, Rudransh Gaur and Arav VermaRead More
Strawberry Fields High School hosted the Annual ICSE Art Competition on Wednesday, 8 May 2019. The competition saw participation from 10 ICSE schools of the Chandigarh region. The colourful event had the young artists make book covers and collages for various themes.
The winners – Junior Category
- Tejasbir Singh – Class 3C – 1st in Design a Book Cover
- Nehchal Mann – Class 3A – 3rd in Design a Book Cover
- Khushboo – Class 4D – 1st in Collage Making
- Siffat Kaur Kharbanda – Class 4D – 3rd in Collage Making
- Hardaat Gill – Class 5A – 2nd in Design a Book Cover
The winners – Senior Category
- Rivya Singal – Class 6C – 1st in Collage Making
- Prannya Nayyar – Class 6B – 2nd in Still Life
- Harjaan Gill – Class 7C – 1st in Collage Making
- Ashna Aggarwal – Class 8D – 2nd in Collage Making
- Raisa Vaidya – Class 7D – 2nd in Still Life
- Vijayant Chaudhary – Class 9C – 1st in Design a Book Cover
- Sanya Singal – Class 10B – 2nd in Still Life
The Strawberry Fields High School U-14 and U-17 Chess teams, Girls and Boys, brought laurels to the school by outplaying the schools of the Chandigarh Zone in the CISCE Zonal Chess Competition held in Kaintal School (Sr.), Sanaur Road, Patiala on 16 and 17 May 2019.
All teams won 1st position in their respective categories bringing home 4 Winner Trophies and Gold medals.
The teams will further play the CISCE Regional Competitions.
We congratulate our promising champs!Read More
The audience was regaled with the Middle School Inter House English Poetry Recitation Competition, Cadence – 2019. The somber transition from one genre to the other transformed everyone into a surreal world of poetry, through the sound of emotion and dramatization. Each poem had its own sense of oneself, whether it was accessibility, idealism or realism, thereby carving a niche in the world of lyrical literature. From Animals and Humour to Romanticism and War, it was an amalgamation of age appropriate themes that enabled the children to surpass their existing capabilities, increasing their confidence level by providing them learning opportunities throughout. Prizes were won but what was truly priceless was the journey up to the event and immense exposure and learning for the participants.Read More
The long weeks of anticipation and restlessness have ended in jubilation for the batch of 2018-19 as the results for the ISC examinations were declared by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations at 3 PM on Tuesday, May 6, 2019. The stellar performance of Class 12 in the ISC examinations has been outstanding indeed and also hugely encouraging for all stakeholders of the School.
Chaitanya Gupta of the Humanities Stream has attained the All India Rank 3 and is the Tri-city topper with a stunning 99.5%. The Humanities top ranker in the 2nd position is Megha Verma with 95%, while the 3rd position is shared by Rhea Kapoor and Navya Chawla, with 93.75% each.
Akshit Chhabra of the Medical Stream is the Tri-city Topper, having achieved a superlative 96.25%. In 2nd position is Simran Saggi with 92.25%. School top rankers in the Non Medical Stream are Soumya Nayyar with 95.75%, followed by three students sharing the 2nd position, Ansh Gupta, Devansh Gupta and Gulneet Kaur Gulati with a score of 94.50% each. Aryamaan Singh Pasricha, with 90% is in the 3rd position.
The top rankers in the Commerce Stream of the School are Grisha Garg with 96%, Pranav Walia and Mannat Jain have secured the 2nd and 3rd position with 94.25% and 93.50%, respectively.
Undoubtedly, with 50% of the total number of students achieving an aggregate of over 90%, the results have been excellent. The class average of 88% in all the three streams is an exemplary achievement by our young scholars.
The IC3 Regional Conference in Chandigarh, was hosted for the second consecutive year by Strawberry Fields High School. The IC3 Regional Forums feature insightful sessions that focus on professional development for career counsellors and high school leaders. The forums are platform to network, learn more about best practices and, stay up-to-date with the latest trends in career and college counselling.
Speaking at the conference, Mr. Ganesh Kohli, Founding President, IC3 Movement and Chair, 2019 IC3 Conference, stressed upon the role of school leaders and counsellors in helping students prepare for as seamless a transition as possible, when stepping out from the cloistered existence within their schools into the often-daunting world of tertiary education.
Illustrious speakers included Mr. Rahul Gill, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Candi Solar, Dr. Ananya Dasgupta, Associate Professor Literature and Director of Writing Centre, Krea University, Prof. Saikat Majumdar, Professor of English and Creative Writing, Ashoka University and Dr. Akshay Anand, Professor, PGIMER, Chandigarh, amongst others.
Prof. Saikat Majumdar also conducted a thoroughly engaging workshop on creative writing for students of the high school, on the side lines of the conference.Read More
The school career counselling department organised a mini college fair for students from the high school in the Newton Hall. Representatives of leading universities from India, USA, and the UK met students and their parents for an extremely productive and well appreciated interaction. The college fairs are a regular feature at school that both parents and students look forward to, in great anticipation.
As an added value to the event, Dr. Siddharth Shekhar Singhan Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Marketing at the Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad and Mohali, India met parents for a discussion about helping students prepare for tertiary education. Sharing interesting anecdotes from his own rich and varied experiences in choosing and changing careers, he answered queries from a parent’s perspective as well, since his son, upon completion of his schooling at SFHS, is now on the threshold of choosing courses for further study.Read More