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June 6, 2024 Sohraab Singh Talwar Shines at US Kids European Championship Sohraab Singh Talwar, a rising golfer of Grade 5B has secured an impressive fifth position at the US Kids European Championship held held from May 28 to May 30 in East Lothian, Scotland. The championship saw over 600 participants from 25 countries competing in 17 age groups across four of Scotland's renowned golf courses, highlighting the growing prowess of young Indian golfers.A total of 22 young Indian golfers qualified for the event through the US Kids India Local Tours or the 2023 Indian Championships in Gurgaon and Bengaluru. Their participation underscores the increasing support and infrastructure for junior golf in India.Sohraab's achievement against top international competition showcases the potential of Indian golfers and serves as inspiration for aspiring players. This success places Indian golf on the global map and promises a bright future for the sport in the country.Wishing him all the very best for all the future events! Rise and shine, Sohraab! Read More
May 30, 2024 Chess Prodigy Jiaana Garg Earns FIDE Ranking at Tender Age of 5 We are thrilled to announce that Jiaana Garg, a talented student from UKG C, has made history by achieving an International FIDE (World Chess Federation) ranking at the incredibly young age of 5 years and 11 months. Jiaana's first-ever rating, which appeared on the FIDE website on May 1, 2024, is an impressive 1558.This remarkable accomplishment not only highlights Jiaana's extraordinary talent and dedication to the game of chess but also places her in a unique position globally. She is the only female-rated player in the world to have earned a FIDE rating at such a tender age. Jiaana's achievement is a testament to her hard work, strategic thinking, and passion for chess.In addition to her chess prowess, Jiaana maintains a great balance between her academics and extracurricular activities. She consistently performs well in her studies, demonstrating the same dedication and enthusiasm that she brings to chess. Her ability to excel in both areas is truly commendable and sets a wonderful example for her peers.Jiaana's journey to this milestone has been inspiring. Her commitment to mastering the complexities of chess at such a young age serves as a motivation for her classmates and a source of pride for our school. Her success exemplifies the excellence and potential that our students possess. We extend our heartfelt congratulations to Jiaana and her family on this historic achievement.

                                      Congratulations, Jiaana! You have made us all proud.

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May 29, 2024 Junior Change Makers – Anti Bullying Campaign The week of May 6-10 2024 saw an empowering display of solidarity and compassion, as the second group of the Junior Change Makers launched a proactive campaign against bullying. These young students from Grade 6 are advocating to step up a culture of respect, empathy, and support, to combat bullying and promote kindness within the Junior School community.The anti-bullying campaign is driven by the belief that every student has the power to make a difference in the fight against bullying. Learners in Grades KG to 5 were encouraged to recognize the impact of their words and actions, and to cultivate a more inclusive and compassionate school environment. Through a series of power point presentations, engaging activities and conversations, the JCM members equipped their peers with the knowledge and skills needed to recognize, prevent, and address instances of bullying. Central to the campaign is the promotion of kindness as an essential tool for fostering positive relationships. Students are encouraged to reach out to those who may be experiencing bullying or social isolation. Students are inspired to speak up when they witness bullying behaviour, offer support to those who are targeted, and actively promote fairness, courage, grace and courtesy.With their unwavering determination and belief in the power of collective action, the JCM are inspiring us all to stand up and speak out. Read More
May 29, 2024 Junior Change Makers- Cyber Bullying Campaign Recognizing the growing prevalence and associated effects of the use of technology and social media, the Junior Change Makers from Grade 6 campaigned to promote digital citizenship, and combat cyberbullying in the Junior School, during the week 13 to 17 May, 2024, thus fostering a safer online environment for their peers.These young advocates of change held interactive sessions and presentations for the learners in Grades KG-5, educating them about the various forms of cyberbullying and equipping them with the skills and strategies needed to protect themselves and their peers online.  Central to the campaign was the promotion of empathy and kindness as essential values in fostering positive online interactions and combating cyberbullying. Learners were  encouraged to think critically about the impact of their words and actions online, and to consider how they can contribute to a more positive and inclusive digital community. Additionally the campaign emphasized the importance of peer support in standing up against cyberbullying. Learners were also encouraged to speak out against online harassment, offer support to those who are targeted, and report incidents of cyberbullying to trusted adults.Through education and awareness, the JCM are paving the way for a safer and more inclusive digital future and also building empathy, respect, confidence, courage and responsibility in the school community. Read More
May 29, 2024 Arav Syal Triumphs at 4th Chandigarh Cup 2024 Arav Syal, Grade 5E student at SFHS, demonstrated exceptional talent at the 4th Chandigarh Cup 2024, organized by the Chandigarh Taekwondo Association on May 26, 2024, at Mahajan Bhawan, Chandigarh. In a fiercely contested event, Arav showcased his skills and perseverance, securing two gold medals in Poomsae and Speed Kicking categories.Arav has been honing his Taekwondo skills at the Emerald Martial Arts Academy, under the expert guidance of Master Shiv Raj Gharti and Kavita Rai. His dedication and rigorous training paid off, earning him recognition and accolades in this prestigious competition.Wishing him all the very best for all his future endeavours. Read More
May 24, 2024 Student Council (School Captains) 2024 Strawberry Fields High School proudly presents the School Captains for the Student Council 2024-25. Read More
May 23, 2024 Tejaswin Raj of SFHS raises a social cause in Punjab & Haryana High Court Tejaswin Raj, a 10th-grade student from Strawberry Fields High School, has taken a remarkable step by filing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) under Article 226 of the Constitution of India before the Hon’ble Punjab & Haryana High Court in Chandigarh. He has highlighted the growing issue of smoking and vaping (electronic cigarettes) among the youth in the TriCity, emphasizing the ease with which these tobacco products are accessible online and through social media platforms. His petition bears the strong message: "Tobacco Users Die Younger."Appearing in person before the Division Bench of Acting Chief Justice G.S. Sandhawalia and Justice Lapita Banerji, Tejaswin's initiative led the court to issue notices to the Union Government, the State Governments of Punjab and Haryana, and the UT of Chandigarh. The court also summoned Swiggy, Facebook, Blinkit, and Instagram to address the alleged violations of laws prohibiting the illicit trade and unauthorized sale of tobacco items and e-cigarettes online.Tejaswin’s dedication and resolve in addressing this pressing social issue are commendable, serving as an inspiration to his peers and a testament to the impact that determination and hard work can achieve. This echoes the sentiment of the famous quote: “The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” Read More
May 17, 2024 Earth Day Celebrations Inter-House Poster Making Competition In celebration of Earth Day, our school recently organized an exhilarating Inter-House Poster Making Competition, inviting students to unleash their creativity for environmental awareness. With an aim to inspire and educate, the event fostered a spirit of sustainability and stewardship among participants.Students from all four houses poured their hearts and minds into crafting visually captivating posters that conveyed powerful messages about the importance of preserving our planet. Each poster served as a canvas for ideas ranging from renewable energy and conservation to biodiversity and eco-friendly practices.The competition not only showcased the artistic talents of our students but also highlighted their deep-seated concern for the environment. Through vibrant colours, intricate designs, and thought-provoking slogans, they depicted the urgency of addressing environmental challenges and the collective responsibility we bear towards future generations.Judging was a challenging task, as every poster exuded passion and dedication towards Earth's well-being. Grade 6 winners for the event:
POSITIONAGNIAETHERTERRAELMAA
FIRSTRyan KohliSahira GargJiaah VijNimrat
 SECONDNynishiya AehanaPiyush Prisha DuttAahana Singh Aahana SapraSaisha Aggarwal
 THIRD KiaraHitansh SaaranyaAnahita Grover AnchalSwara Trehan Kiara Aggarwal
 Grade 7 winners for the event:
POSITIONAGNIAETHERTERRAELMAA
FIRSTBarkhaAarna AroraRanveer BakshiAngel Dhawan
 SECOND Mehreen Sidhu Shanaya Nain Bhavya JainIrina Chatha Shirley Arora
 THIRDAnusha Arnav Sandhu Aahna Malhotra Kashvi GuptaAyra Sharma Vedika Ahuja
 
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May 13, 2024 AI Tools in Action: Empowering Future Innovators and Bridging the Gender Gap in STEM at Strawberry Fields High School The "Prompt Hacking" workshop was an engaging and immersive event for young girls in grades 8 and 9 at Strawberry Fields High School. A group of motivated students from Plaksha University took the stage to challenge gender-based biases in computer literacy. The Girls and Women who are a part of the STEM Club at Plaksha University (GWiST) led this initiative to educate and empower young girls in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), aiming to create an inclusive and thriving ecosystem that facilitates the advancement of girls and women in STEM endeavors. This workshop represented a step toward bridging the STEM gender gap and building a cohort of future change-makers in STEM careers.The students participated in interactive activities designed to familiarize them with the world of chatbots, including ChatGPT and GitHub, with the goal of promoting gender equality and empowerment in STEM subjects. The workshop began with an introduction to chatbots and their applications across various industries. It provided the students with an understanding of one of the most significant breakthroughs in recent decades and allowed them to experience it firsthand. An overview of Large Language Models (LLMs) and GPT was provided, followed by an opportunity for students to engage with an online platform that prompted GPT to accept certain incorrect facts about the world.Related quizzes were conducted periodically during the two-hour workshop, and students participated in interesting experiments in music, art, and filmmaking, using AI web tools, making the learning journey and basic awareness even more engaging for our young students.The students recognized that from customer service to healthcare, chatbots have become ubiquitous in today's digital landscape, making understanding them a valuable skill for aspiring technologists.As the workshop concluded, the sense of empowerment in the room was palpable. The girls left inspired and excited, armed with newfound knowledge and confidence in their abilities. More importantly, they left with a renewed sense of possibility, knowing that they too could make their mark in the world of STEM.  Read More
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