The students of the Junior Wing celebrated 14th November 2019, Children’s Day with a fun packed performance put up by their educators.
The hour-long event was aimed at celebrating the children in school, around us and the child within us. The teachers took to the stage, sang, danced and posed as high-spirited students in an especially curated act for their young audience. The ensemble created thought provoking moments of self realisation and learning with this exciting and seemingly lighthearted show.
The rest of the day was all about merriment with in the classes; wherein the children played games and bonded with their peers and friends. To say the least, it was indeed a day well spent!
Children’s Day was celebrated at school today, amongst much fun and fanfare. The annual tradition of a Carnival for children has proven to be an event that is awaited by one and all. The day was abuzz with activity as students from the middle school and high school took part in a plethora of fun-filled activities and games that were organised specially for them by their teachers. The school wore a colourful and festive look with penants and streamers dotting every corner of the school. On offer were games designed and fabricated by the educators who manned the stalls and delighted in executing the challenges and victories of all children. Also included were stalls offering sumptuous snacks and drinks. Students enthusiastically danced along to the pleasant music from the jukebox. It was indeed a joyous celebration and a day all students will be sure to remember!
Students of the IBDP Y1 were treated to a unique experience of witnessing the proceedings of the Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh, from the viewers’ gallery in the Assembly Hall of the MCC, in Sector 17. The Mayor, Shri Rajesh Kumar Kalia, accompanied by the Municipal Commissioner, Mr. Kamal Kishore Yadav and Councilors, invited the children to join in the celebration of Children’s Day with a heartwarming cake cutting ceremony.
Later, during an informal interaction with the Mayor, the students posed pertinent questions regarding pressing issues facing the city. Answering questions posed by Dhairya Dua about the proposed metro project and Tribune flyover, the Mayor said that both projects are on track and progressing well. Tapreet Brar quizzed him on the steps being taken by the administration to check pollution due to fireworks and he responded that the High Court orders have helped the administration to cut down on sale and use of firecrackers to a great extent in the city.
Last evening students from across the tri city gathered to organize a march to create climate awareness. The youth led movement was held at the Garden of Silence, Sukhna Lake where the these young children marched in hopes to create political and administrative changes to help the environment. The movement was organized by Raeka Joshi Sharma, Paavna Pannu and Chaharika Uppal, students of Strawberry Fields High School, in association with the international organization Fridays for Future Run by Greta Thunberg.
The SFHS U-17 Boys’ team were placed 2nd in the UT Inter School Football Tournament held from 14 to 22 October 2019.
The 1st match was played and won against the team from GMSSS-33 by a score of 5-1.
The 2nd match was played against the team from St. Xavier’s School-44C which our team won by a score of 4-0.
The 3rd match was played against the team from Ashiana School and our team was declared the winner by a score of 4-2.
The semifinal was won by a score of 4-0 against the team from Ryan International.
The final match of the tournament was played against the team from Chitkara School which our team lost by 3 goals thus placing them 2nd in the tournament.
Well played team!!
The SFHS Football team (U-14 boys) fetched the Runners Up trophy in the Master’s Soccer Challenger Cup held at Kids R Kids School,Sector 42, Chandigarh from 11 – 13 October 2019.
The first match was played against the team from the TKB School, Mohali which our team won 5-0. Ayush Sihag was awarded the Man of the Match trophy.
The 2nd match of the series ended in a 1-1 draw after a match against the Masters-42 team. Krishiv Bansal was awarded the Man of the MatchTrophy
The Semifinal match was played against the team from AKSIPS School, Mohali which the team won 4-0. Kartavya Sharma was awarded the Man of the Match trophy.
The Final match of the series was played against the team Willow City Academy, Sector 27, Chandigarh. The match resulted in a 2-2 draw.The team lost in the penalty shootout by 2-1. The team was awarded the Runners Up position in the Tournament. Abhishek Kumar Verma was awarded the Man of the Match trophy.
Advay Bajaj was awarded the Top Scorer of the Tournament.
Sohraab Singh Talwar, a student of UKG-C participated and was declared the Winner (6 years and below F Category) in the 16th Greens to Glory Junior Golf Tournament and Indian Qualifier for FCG Callaway World Championship and FCG International 2020, California, USA held at Panchkula Golf Club held on 31 October 2019.
We are proud of our budding champion!
Melodious ragas and soulful renditions reverberated through the corridors and seeped into every brick in the walls, as the Durga Das Foundation, in association with the Indian National Theatre, hosted the 42nd Sangeet Sammelan, at the Newton Hall at Strawberry Fields High School. The annual three-day musical extravaganza, which brought to the tri-city, esteemed and world renowned artistes, was held for the second consecutive year, from Friday, November 1 to Sunday, November 3, 2019, and was a veritable treat for music aficionados.
A stellar array of Hindustani Classical vocalists including Sawani Mudgal, Ravindra Parachure and Raghunandan Panshikar swept the audience into a trance like state, which made time stand still. The sole instrumentalist during the Sammelan was Chandrima Majumdar, who holds the distinction of being one of very few female sarod artists. On Day 3, the recital by Shalmalee Joshi was exceptionally soul stirring and the richness of her voice and repertoire, brought the event to a befitting conclusion.
Extended Essay café for IBDP year 1 was organised on Friday, 25 October 2019, where the IBDP educators showcased and informed students the Extended Essay requirements for their subjects.
The Extended Essay (EE) is an independent, self-directed piece of research, that entails writing a 4,000-word paper. The process which is research based, requires patience and flexibility as students’ encounter different challenges along the way. One of the 3 elements of the Diploma ProgramCore, the EE requires students to undertake in-depth independent research in an area of their interest through the lens of one of the DP subjects offered at school. It extends beyond the curriculum and is a value add to student learning. At the IB Diploma level, the extended essay represents the continued emphasis on learning content through inquiry and increasing expertise in learning how to inquire.
Each subject group was assigned a slot of 1 hour 30 minutes. And parallel sessions were conducted over the day. The focus of the session was the subject methodology, research details, and reflections session details, online sources and referencing and citation requirements. Each session concluded with a plenary session.
These sessions were aimed to enable students to make informed decision of their choice of subject for the extended essay.