September 5th, 2019 witnessed excited children greeting their teachers with cards, flowers, hugs and warm wishes. The occasion planned and executed solely by children turned out to be a very joyous experience for all teachers. The programme commenced with a welcome note followed by a short speech in honour of Dr. Radhakrishna. All the cultural programs that were staged bore a common theme, the respect that each teacher deserved. Teachers were encouraged with loud cheers from children during the games session planned towards the end. The program came to a conclusion with teachers being gifted with plants in decorated pots, a befitting gift for a memorable day.
13th to 19th August 2019
13-08-2019 तः 19-08-2019 पर्यन्तं संस्कृतसप्ताहस्य आचरणं सञ्जातम् । तत्र बहवः श्लोकपठने, संस्कृतनृत्ये, संस्कृतसम्भाषणे, प्रश्नोत्तरस्पर्धायां च बहु उत्साहेन भागं गृहीतवन्तः । प्रदर्शनी अपि कृता । विविधखाद्यपदार्थानां तथा नित्योपयोगवस्तूनां संस्थाप्य संस्कृतज्ञानकोशं प्रदर्शितम् । सर्वे छात्राः स्वसंस्कृतज्ञानकोशं संवर्ध्य शब्दभण्डारस्य विकासम् अकुर्वन् । एवं रूपेण संस्कृतसप्ताहः बहु आनन्देन सञ्जातः ।
‘The Sanskrit Week’ was conducted from the 13th to the 19th of August in the AMIS campus to pay reverence to the oldest language on earth. The performances of children such as sloka recitation, quiz programs, dances, speeches etc. added color to the program with the committed efforts of the Sanskrit department facilitators. The exhibition display, set up in one corner of the main lobby comprising of fruits, vegetables, materials of daily use and a variety of costumes served as a fitting highlight to the whole show. Children maintained the same enthusiasm and spirit throughout the whole Week.
24th August 2019
Most of the presentations that were exhibited in the AMIS campus during the day of the ‘Knowledge Fest’, enabled ‘out of the box’ thinking. ‘Halliya sogadu’, the Kannada show, that resembled a typical village filled parents with nostalgic memories. Social department’s display focused on the history of cricket and its evolution. The English show dealt with spell fast and pattern games, transformation of English, poetry presentations and speech extracts from popular Shakespeare’s plays. Sanskrit department put forth a variety of programs such as dances, skits and songs. Children enabled the audience during the Math display to explore the origin and concepts of tangrams, integers and exponents. Most of the art and craft materials displayed were done out of the products thrown away as waste. Computer department chose to display materials related to cleanliness and preservation of the environment. The theme of the Hindi department was based on the living conditions, costumes, food and drinks of the ancient times. The Science fest dealt with a comparative study of the ancient food habits with that of modern times. The confidence children portrayed and the innovative methodologies of the school won the admiration of parents greatly.
16th August 2019
Write up will follow shortly.
15th August 2019
The 73rd Independence Day was celebrated grandly in the AMIS campus on the 15th of August, 2019. Patriotic songs, dances, quiz program, lezim display and the gymnastic stunts of children after the flag hoisting ceremony added purpose and meaning to the program, apart from the stunning decorations. On account of Shri Aurobindo’s birthday few of his extracts were read from the Gita. To mark the Sanskrit Saptah, relevant speech and song was presented.
19th July 2019
‘The poetry week’ commenced on the 8th of August and pursued until the 12th of August. Venues for the grade V – IX presentations were allotted in different areas of the school to break the monotony of assembling in the same place everyday. The props used combined with their colourful attires, facial expressions and gestures served as an added advantage to all the shows. Children had chosen various genres that touched upon personal emotions, nature, humour, animals, school, courage, patriotism, etc. The unfaltering applause received at the end of every performance was proof enough that the performers had engulfed great success throughout the week.
19th July 2019
Parent’s Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm on July 19th, 2019 at AMIS. Parent’s and grand parent’s participated in huge numbers and staged wonderful performances. They sang melodious songs like the evergreen hit, “these are a few of my favourite things” from the Sound of Music to classical Kannada folk songs , recited inspirational poems, performed a value based skit and grooved to popular as well as classical dance numbers.
All these performances were greeted with huge cheers and applause and had the audience asking for more. It was indeed a memorable day.
21st June 2019
‘The International Yoga Day’ which is celebrated worldwide on the 21st June, is observed with great solemnity and reverence every year in the AMIS campus. A few children modeled asanas essential for the well-being of the body on the stage with the help of the school yoga master. The whole school right from Grade III to IX imitated all the demonstrated asanas with great interest and enthusiasm
20th to 25th May 2019
Teacher’s Workshop Date: 20th to 25th May 2019 The Teacher’s Workshop at AMIS commenced on 20th May 2019, which spanned a week and was interspread with numerous conjoint, engaging and engrossing sessions. Powers Within games marked the beginning of each day wherein the teachers participated zealously. These games are structured to develop certain faculties in the participants. The Integral Project at AMIS is learner centric and growth oriented. The Integral Project Workshop was conducted by Nandini didi & Soma didi. A profound session on the importance & interesting ways to teach Maths was conducted by Mr. Paramshivam for the Maths teachers, which threw light on innovative ways to arouse interest & love for the subject in learners. “How to eat a Poem” – a workshop on poetry was conducted by Harvinder didi where teachers engaged in creating their own poems in multilingual groups. “The Power of a story” session was conducted by Aruna didi along with Harvinder didi through which they depicted certain aspects to gather the attention of a listener. Gunjan bhaiya conducted a very effective workshop on “Using Spaces Effectively” from which diyas understood how to make optimal use of available spaces in the campus for various performing arts. A beautiful Art & Craft session was conducted by Selvi didi. She explained about the beautification of the soft boards in classrooms and demonstrated 4 different craft patterns. Diyas created replicas of the same patterns in groups & thoroughly enjoyed the activity & couldn’t seem to get enough! Harvinder didi conducted a session on “Fun Way to Learn Spellings” through which she designed unusual techniques to learn spellings, which proved helpful to devise effective methods for teaching spellings. The week long sessions proved to be enriching, unique and pleasing for all involved.
1st June 2019
While addressing the audience, Harvinder didi spoke about the school history, its ethos as well as its vision and approaches vividly. She specially focused on the space and freedom that is given to each child at AMIS. Her sharing was followed by Uma didi’s guidelines about the school’s pattern of functioning and the related norms. The next event was the introduction ceremony of the diyas and support staff who represented the Mother’s words related to the significance of their class flowers. Parents later proceeded to the gate area where they planted saplings of the Casia Fistula (the golden shower) tree with great fervour. IX Grade parents clarified their doubts with the Management team in the orientation program organized for them during the post noon session.