The Prachodya 2023, an Inter-School Quiz Competition was a resounding success, held at AMM School, Koturpuram on the 28th of October. 54 enthusiastic student participants accompanied by the teacher coordinators represented our school. The day was filled with excitement, camaraderie, and intense competition.
The program officially commenced with a beautiful prayer song performed by the TI School choir, creating a serene atmosphere that set the tone for the day's events. The main event started with the preliminary round, where all the participating teams put their knowledge and quick thinking to the test. The results of the preliminary round were announced, keeping the excitement levels high among the participants and audience.
A refreshing break was provided to energize the participants, and they enjoyed a well-deserved snack. The event continued as the qualifying teams from each level were announced. In each of the six levels, one team secured their spot in the finals, ready to compete for the championship.
The competition was intense, and our school team displayed commendable knowledge and teamwork throughout the day. While all levels had their share of brilliant performances, it was in levels 5 and 6 that the TI School teams secured the second place, showcasing their talent and dedication.
The day's highlight was the closing ceremony and prize distribution, which brought all the participants and spectators together to celebrate the achievements of the young minds.
The entire event was a learning experience for all participants, and it emphasized the importance of knowledge, teamwork, and sportsmanship. It also fostered a spirit of healthy competition and encouraged students to explore their academic potential. The day was filled with intellectual challenges, friendly interactions, and, most importantly, the joy of learning.
The participants returned with unforgettable memories and a sense of accomplishment. They also expressed their gratitude to the management for providing them with this wonderful opportunity to participate in such a prestigious event.
In the pursuit of fostering interdisciplinary learning and creativity, we embarked on a unique collaborative activity on the 19th of October that combined the principles of physics with the richness of the Tamil language through a musical event. This initiative aimed to enhance the understanding of both subjects and promote a holistic educational experience for the students of class VIII.
The activity was conducted in three stages:
1. Musical Instrument Exploration:
In this stage, students were introduced to various types of musical instruments. These instruments were categorized based on their materials and working principles. The primary focus was to understand how different musical instruments produce sound and how physics plays a pivotal role in their operation.
2. Learning Tamil Terminology:
Concurrently, students were introduced to Tamil language elements that are relevant to music. They learnt the Tamil names for different musical instruments and terminologies related to rhythm, melody, and musical expression.
3. Collaborative Musical Event:
With the knowledge gained in the first two stages, students collaborated to create and perform a musical event. They formed small groups and selected a musical instrument to play. Each group composed a piece of music with the help of Tamil lyrics. This event highlighted the synthesis of physics in sound production and the utilization of the Tamil language for artistic expression.
The collaborative activity yielded several positive learning outcomes for the students:
4. Role of Tamil Language:
The Tamil language played a significant role in this collaborative activity. Students learned Tamil terminology related to music, such as "இசை" (music), "இசையம்" (musical instrument), and "இசை கையல்" (percussion instrument). They also used Tamil lyrics to express their creativity in the composition of music. By incorporating Tamil, students were able to connect with their cultural heritage and appreciate the cultural significance of music and language. This approach fostered a sense of identity and pride in their linguistic and musical traditions.
The collaborative activity that merged physics and Tamil in a musical event provided an enriching educational experience for the students. It demonstrated the real-world applications of physics principles in sound production and the cultural significance of language in artistic expression. This innovative approach not only enriched their academic knowledge but also instilled a deeper sense of cultural pride and creativity. This interdisciplinary initiative served as an example of how diverse subjects can come together to create a holistic and meaningful educational experience. It encouraged students to appreciate the interconnectedness of knowledge and to think outside the traditional boundaries of subject areas.
Junior Project Day – ‘INCREDIBLE INDIA’ was conducted on 26th October 2023 from 9.00 am to 12.00 noon and was inaugurated by the Parents of the Primary section in the presence of the Principal with a customary lighting of the lamp followed by a Prayer song and the event was graced by Mrs. R. Kamakshi, Academic Advisor AMMF Schools and by the Lead team from Rhapsody alongside teachers. Parents, grandparents, guests and visitors graced the occasion by spending their valuable time keenly listening to everything that the children expressed in terms of learning as a result of month long journey around the topic In credible India.
The primary project day proved to be rich in terms of providing an extended learning to all the students of the section. The project revolved around the different states of India. Students’ study revolved around the rich culture of every state, its History and Geographic influence, symbols of pride, interesting places to visit, famous personality, population the governance in the state and their contribution to the country’s progress Students worked to represent the state and its significant features.
The country was presented for every visitor’s delight and students’ work found their expression in the form of skit, role play, mime, song, dance, power point presentation, survey presentation, charts and models. The project gave ample opportunity for children to explore different ways of expressing a given content.
Students of class 1 A and D presented their learning about Jammu and Kashmir Students spoke about location, statistics, climate, resources, history, language, occupation, sports, clothing , food, dance , music and craft of Jammu and Kashmir. They exhibited their skills of listening, speaking, creativity and team work acquired during their skills builder sessions.
Students of class 1 B and C presented their learning about Rajasthan in the form of charts, models, handicrafts and ornaments. Students spoke about location, statistics, climate, resources, history, language, occupation, sports, clothing, food, dance , music and craft of Rajasthan. They exhibited their skills of listening, speaking, presentation, creativity and team work acquired during their skills builder sessions.
Students of class 2A enthralled the visitors with their enthusiastic explanations and vibrant models explaining the state of GOA. A group of students sang a Goan song and danced for it. Some of the students wore a Goan outfits and masks. The whole feat featured skills like team work, fluent speaking and interaction with others.
Students of Grade 2B presented information on Assam’s history, geography, traditional attire, festivals celebrated, occupation, food, famous personalities, tourist places, wild life sanctuaries, Dance and music forms, and ornaments. Students showcased their skills in Listening, Speaking, Creativity and Teamwork that they had acquired during Skills Builder sessions.
Students of class 2 C participated in Primary Project day “Incredible India” on October 26th 2023. Students had a vast idea on the features, location, culture, tradition, food, on Karnataka. The skills listening, speaking, creativity and teamwork was very evident among the children which they learnt during Skillsbuilder classes. Children happily sung a Kanada song which was much appreciated by the parents. Children displayed models, charts and cutouts and explained their part about Karnataka to the audience.
Studens of Std III A had the opportunity to collabrate and learn about the beauty of Kerala. Children performed Kaikottukali- a traditional dance of Kerala. Children enjoyed singing too. Children used their creativity skill learnt in Skills builder class to make Pookalam. Students integrated art in all their presentations.
3B students collabrated art , geography, history, culture and tradition in their display of Odisha. A story was narrated on The Great Kalinga War with a time line. A model of Rath Yatra- world’s largest chariot festival was displayed and its significance was shared. Childred integrated their listening, speaking, creativity and team work skills learnt during their Skills Builder classes.
Students of std 3-C showcased the state of West Bengal. The history, geography ,dance forms, tradition ,sports personalities, great leaders, handicrafts, tourist spots, transport system ,emblems were explained through PPT, models, charts , song, drawings. It was integrated through art too through sketches of different personalities of this state. Similarities between West Bengal and Tamilnadu was presented through a PPT.
The community song of west Bengal was sung by the students. The Skills of listening, speaking, creativity and team work was adhered too.
4 A had an opportunity to collaborate and learn the vibrant features of Punjab along with the significance factors that makes Punjab a unique state in India. The Skills like listening, speaking, team work and creativity were portrayed by the students as they integrated dance, culture, art , Maths, Geography, History and language in to their presentation.
Students of Std 4B Maharashtra in all glory and splendor. The physical features, life style, occupation, festivals, clothing, climate, food, state symbols etc of their state. By way of presenting great personalities students presented a self-portrait of Chatrapathi Shvaji. The highlighted tourist spots, history , festivals – Ganesh Chathurthi , nagapanchami etc ; art and culture – Kohlapuri items like – sliipers, jewelry and sarees; Paithani sarees and Warli paintings; dance forms. Children presented a few steps of folk dances and the unique practice of Mumbai – the dabba wala concept.
Students of Grade 5A did a study on Gujarat and 5B on Manipur and Nagaland. They collected information on landforms, places of tourist attraction, traditional costumes, occupation, food, famous personalities, History of rulers now and then, means of transport to reach the places from Chennai. Their learnings were exhibited in the form of PPT Presentation, songs, a costume parade, charts, a puppet show, ‘Dhandiya’, and both working and non-working models. Students showcased their skills in Listening, Speaking, Creativity and Teamwork that they had acquired during skills builder sessions.
The Tata Building India School Essay Competition is one of the key initiatives undertaken by the Tata Group to ignite the imagination of the young minds and to instill a sense of pride and spirit of nation building in India’s youth.
For over a decade now, the Tata Group has engaged with young minds to help them think in a positive direction. The essay competition provides a unique platform to encourage young leaders of tomorrow to showcase their expressions in writing, on a host of national and social issues.
26 students from classes VI to XI participated in the competition on 23rd August 2023 in our school premises. A video on the history of Tata group was screened in the beginning and a quiz was conducted on the same. Students participated in the essay writing competition on the topic ‘Environmental Consciousness – 5 Habits to Reduce Waste and Promote Recycling’.
The essays were perused by the internal judges and the school level winners were selected for Junior and Senior Categories. The selected essays were sent to Tata Building India for the next level of the competition.
|CLASS AND SECTION
|PILLALAMARRI SAI SARANYA
|CLASS AND SECTION
தி. ஐ. பள்ளியின் இலக்கிய மன்றத் தொடக்க விழா 11.08.2023 அன்று (வெள்ளிக்கிழமை) மாலை 3.00 மணி யளவில் தி.ஐ.கலையரங்கத்தில் சிறப்பாக நடைபெற்றது. மேனிலை இரண்டாமாண்டு மாணவியர், செல்வி. அ.பா.பிரீத்தி , செல்வி.பா.நேத்ரா,செல்வி. மு.வைஷ்ணவி ,ஆகியோர் தமிழ்த்தாய் வாழ்த்துப் பாட, விழா இனிதே தொடங்கியது. மேனிலை இரண்டாமாண்டு மாணவர். செல்வன். இரா . தியாகராஜன் சிவா,தொகுப்புரை வழங்க, மேனிலை இரண்டாமாண்டு மாணவர்.
செல்வன். லோ . கிஷோர் ராகவ் அனைவரையும் வரவேற்க, நம் பள்ளி முதல்வர், முனைவர். தே.செந்தில்குமார் அவர்கள், தலைமையுரை ஏற்றுத் தூய தமிழிலும் ஏற்புடைய ஆங்கிலச் சொற்களால் விளக்கம் கொடுத்தும் மாணாக்கருக்கு அற்புதமான செய்திகளைக் பேசினார்.
செயற்பாட்டுக்குழு உறுப்பினர், (செவ்வியல் நூல்கள் உரையாசிரியர் குழு), தமிழ் வளர்ச்சித்துறையைச் சார்ந்த முனைவர். திருமூலர் முருகன் அவர்கள், இலக்கிய மன்றத் தொடக்க விழா - சிறப்புரை ஆற்றி, பட்டிமன்றத்தின் நடுவராகப் பொறுப்பேற்றுத் தொடங்கி வைத்தார்.
“இடர்ப்பாடுகளைக் களைவதில், பெரிதும் துணை நிற்பவர்கள், ‘நண்பர்களா?’ ‘உறவினர்களா?’ என்ற தலைப்பில் மாணாக்கர் அனைவரும் அழுகுத்தமிழால் அருமையாகப் பேசி, தங்கள் கருத்துளை வாதிட்டனர்.
மாணாக்கர் வாதிட்ட கருத்துகளின் அடிப்படையில் இறுதியாக நடுவர் பல்வேறு சான்றுகளைக் கூறி, இன்றைய சூழ்நிலையில் மாணாக்கர் மனதில் உள்ள இடர்ப்பாடுகளைக் களைவதில் பெரிதும் துணை நிற்பவர்கள் நண்பர்களே. எனத்தீர்ப்புரைத்து நிறைவு செய்தார்.
நம் பள்ளியின் முதுகலை தமிழாசிரியர், சே . இராமநாதன் அவர்கள் வாழ்த்துரை வழங்கிச் சிறப்பித்தார் . மேனிலை இரண்டாமாண்டு மாணவி.செல்வி. பா.தனுஸ்ரீ நன்றியுரையாற்றினார். விழாவின் இறுதியாக மேனிலை இரண்டாமாண்டு மாணவியரோடு மாணாக்கர் அனைவரும் நாட்டுப்பண் பாட, அனைவரும் தமிழமுது பருக… விழா இனிதே நிறைவுற்றது.
The fruit salad activity for LKG was conducted on 13th October 2023 (Friday) by the LKG class teachers. Students of LKG – A/B/C/D were a part of the activity.
The main objective of the activity is to:
A special assembly was conducted to start with the day’s activity. Children were introduced to a variety of natural fruits like apple, banana, pomegranate, guava, strawberry, pineapple, some dry fruits and nuts. The teacher explained the nutritional values of vitamins and minerals obtained from fruits and emphasized the fact that they build immunity and good health in their growing years.
A colourful video song on fruits was presented to them as a reinforcement through digital media. Later they were taken to their respective classes to do the activity. The classroom boards were decorated with the drawing of a basket full of fruits. The respective class teachers demonstrated a step-by-step preparation of the fruit salad. Children were given turns to touch, feel the texture of fruits and identify their colours. Then teachers washed, peeled, cut and mixed the fruits in a bowl by singing the song ‘This is the way we wash the fruits….’.
Later teachers distributed the fruit salad to all the children to relish the delicious and healthy food prepared. Children were asked to share their views by sticking smiley/ sad face on a chart that was kept ready by the teachers. Colouring worksheets (Outline of fruits) were given to children to showcase their creativity.
This activity proved to be a delightful experience for the children and also to develop a positive attitude towards healthy eating.