FUN GALORE AT SUMMER CAMP FROM 22ND TO 31ST MAY 2017
Posted on: June 6, 2017The summer break brought in an engaging and creative summer camp that was organized from May 22nd-31st, 2017. The students had a wide range of activities for all ages and choices in the year of “futuristic divergent thinking”.Swimming lessons were ideal to beat the heat as well as learn the fundamentals of Swimming and Gymnastics taught the intricacies of concentration and discipline. The students displayed great learning and enthusiasm in learning Taekwondo. Skating attracted a lot of children who displayed zeal and zest for the sport. Badminton, Soccer and Basketball had a huge attendance of students. Yoga was actively pursued by many. From the field of Performing and Visual Arts, the students explored the nuances of Indian Music, Western dance, Indian dance, Pottery, Stitching, Cooking, Art and Craft.On the final day, May 31, 2017, the parents were invited to see what their children had learnt and they witnessed that a lot of learning with fun had transpired. This summer camp imparted life skills to the students.
Posted on: May 23, 2017A delegation of sixteen students and two teachers, Ms Sharmila Gupta and Ms Kalyani Voleti attended the 20th ICSQCC Convention, at Sri Lanka. The Meet was a fruitful and memorable experience for the participants. It was an excellent opportunity for students, teachers and all quality enthusiasts to build knowledge of each other’s country, people and culture. It enabled students to acquire global awareness and skills to prepare them for being a perfect citizen of the world.The students participated with lot of enthusiasm and preparedness. They bagged several prizes and were able to create a niche area in the forum.JURAN AWARD for Case Study – Priyanka Lohia, Sivant Dosaj, Arnauv Gilotra, Ishika Agrawal, Vanya Duggal, Arush lall2nd Prize for Poster & Slogan – Vishalakshi Verma, Yuvraj SinghBest Actress Award in Skit – Vanshika SethiSpecial Commendable trophy for Debate- Sivant Dosaj, Priyanka LohiaCommendable trophy for Collage Competition- Isha Singhal, Vanshika Sethi, Diya Bhatnagar, Divyata Choudhary, Bhavya Bawa, Arush LallThere were several dignitaries who presided over the convention. The Chief Minister of Sabargamuwa Province, Hon. Mahiepala Herath, The Minister of Information Technology & Cultural Affairs, Hon. Prabath Bhanu Munipriya, The Secretary- Ministry of Education, Mr Maninda S. Weerasooriya, Provincial Director of education, S. Kuruppu Arachchi, President, World Council for Total Quality Excellence in Education Dr. Jagdish Gandhi, to name a few!The students came back enriched with varied learning and ways to evolve as a total quality person!
VISIT TO BIKANERWALA – EYP
Posted on: May 22, 2017Memories of the school educational trips are among the most prominent of the formative years because they are a welcome break from the routine for both students and teachers. While their purpose is essentially to educate, they can also be a fun bonding experience for everyone involved.As a part of the educational trip, Elementary Years Programme had organized a Manner Development Outing to ‘Bikanerwala’ in Sector 54 for the Nursery and Kindergarten children on 17th & 18th of May, 2017. The objective of the outing was to give the opportunity for experiential learning to the little ones, to make them learn the basic etiquettes, decorum and the appropriate behaviour at public places. It was a great learning experience for the children.
BODILY KINESTHETIC COMPETITION- EYP
Posted on: May 18, 2017“Practice like you have never won, play like you have never lost” – Michael JordanWe truly believe that children are born with great passion and unique potentialities/ abilities; they can flourish if we believe in what they can do.Keeping this in mind, Elementary Years Programme organised a Bodily Kinesthetic Event for Nursery and Kindergarten. The Inter-class Event was held on Friday, 12th May 2017. The races began with cheering and tons of encouragement for the young athletes. The students of Nursery had to run towards the mid-point of the track, where a basket was kept with an apron and two pegs in it. A rope was tied to the stands at the mid-point of the track. They had to fix the apron with pegs on the rope. After the pegging activity, they had to crawl under the rope and run towards the finishing line. The young athletes were full of zeal and excitement.Kindergarten students had to balance the sack on their head and walk till the mid-point on the track, where two napkins were kept in a basket. The participants had to pick up a napkin in each hand and further walk balancing the sack on their head towards the orange hurdle. After crossing the hurdle, the participants had to walk towards the finishing line. They scorched the tracks with great enthusiasm. The little ones of Nursery and Kindergarten exhibited the true spirit of sportsmanship and participated with lot of energy and enthusiasm.DISTRICT TABLE TENNIS TOURNAMENT HELD AT HERITAGE SCHOOL ON 14TH MAY 2017Posted on: May 16, 2017Our young table tennis player Sanjana Verma of grade IV C has done us proud by displaying her exemplary skills and bagging a gold medal at the district level table tennis tournament held at Heritage school in U-10 Category. She has qualified for the state level and will be participating in the same. Going by her caliber we are sure that she will grow up into a famous table tennis player in the future.
INTERNATIONAL GYMNASTICS TOURNAMENT HELD IN DUBAI FROM 11TH TO 15TH MAY 2017
Posted on: May 16, 2017Our young gymnasts Lavanya Jain of Grade XI has brought us laurels at the international level. She recently participated in the Emirates Cup for Rhythmic Gymnastics which was held in Dubai from 11th to 15th May 2017. She did us proud by bagging a Gold and a Bronze medal in the same. We wish her luck in all her future endeavors.
SPIC MACAY 2017
Posted on: May 15, 2017The Society for the promotion of Indian classical music and culture amongst youth. It is a non-profit organisation which promotes Indian Classical Music, Indian classical dance and other aspects of Indian culture to foster the growth of traditional Indian values. Spic Macay introduced the (lecture-demonstration) format to present Indian classical art forms in a comprehensive manner in front of today’s youth, which gives them an understanding of the basics of the classical art forms, and done away with the misconception that classical arts are difficult to understand. It organised a Santoor recital by Padmashree Pandit Bhajan Sopori & His Group on May 11, 2017 at Suncity School Gurgaon.The program commenced with the lighting of the lamp by the distinguished guests and artists. The occasion turned out to be a superlative musical odyssey transcended into the realm of the sublime with distinguished Santoor player Pandit Bhajan Sopori, Tabla artist Padmabhushan Shri Mithilesh Kumar Jha and Pakhawaj artist Shri Rishi Shankar Upadhyay. Together they created magical chords and showcased a confluence of emotions, ideas and expression. It was also an enlightening session for the budding musicians as Pandit Bhajn Sopori interacted with the students and explained how and why Santoor is a special musical instrument. The occasion turned out to be a superlative musical odyssey transcended into the realm of the sublime with distinguished artists. The programme ended with question answer round. The artists were felicitated by Mrs Kunda Mahurkar, Gurgaon Spic Macay Coordinator and Mrs. Rupa Chakravarty the Principal of Suncity School Gurgaon. Several schools from Gurgaon region were invited to witness the propitious program.The recital was truly divine and was absolutely an incomparable experience for the audience.
LABOUR’S DAY- 2017
Posted on: May 11, 2017Labour Day was celebrated at Suncity School with sense of humility and awareness and acknowledgement of dignity of labour. The labour day lunch was managed for the workers by the newly elected student council members.It acknowledged their hard work and contribution to the school.Workers were overwhelmed by this gesture and expressed their gratitude towards the school management,Principal, teachers and students for their endeavour. School principal Mrs Rupa Chakravarty thanked them for their consistent services. Cards of gratitude made by the students were presented to all as they left after lunch.
WORLD SCHOLAR’S CUP 2017
Posted on: May 8, 2017Suncity World School Gurgaon was proud to host the World Scholar’s Cup event on Monday 1st and Tuesday 2nd of May, 2017. Over 500 students from 20 leading schools of Delhi NCR and neighbouring areas participated in this prestigious event. Students from Mayo College Ajmer, Modern School Vasant Vihar, DAV School, Delhi Public School, Shalom Hills International participated in the two day event that assessed proficiency in core subjects like Science, Social Studies, Arts and Music, Literature and History.The competition consists of three rounds. First is the regional round that took place in Suncity World School, followed by a global round and the final round is scheduled to take place in Yale University, USA. The competition is aimed at Juniors (10-14 years) and Seniors (15 years and above) and has four main categories ie. The Scholar’s Challenge, Collaborative Writing, Team Debate and Scholar’s Bowl. The top ten regional teams will be chosen to participate in the global round.Ms Rupa Chakravarty, Principal, Suncity World School said, “The competition entails participation from the brightest minds across the world and is a test of all round development by the students”.
MOTHER’S DAY AND INVESTITURE CEREMONY- 2017
Posted on: May 8, 2017Suncity School, Gurgaon , celebrated ‘Mother’s Day’ on May 06,2017 ,with great exuberance and gusto. The function was illuminated with the august presence of Ms. Abha Adams, a renowned educationist and advisor with Step by Step, NOIDA. The program commenced with the auspicious lighting of the lamp to invoke the blessing of the almighty. The melodious rendition of poems by the students of class I and II had the audiences enthralled . Our singers in the making sung ‘Motherhood-Sublime.eternal’ that depicted how a mother, who removes all the obstacles from our life, should be respected and loved. The dance drama ‘Kaundh’ was a portrayal of a mother’s endless love and a child’s neverending desire to be close to his mother regardless of his age.The Investiture ceremony, wherein the newly elected Student Council members were bestowed with responsibility of leading the school from front ,was the highlight of the function. The badges were pinned by the proud mothers of the council members. The members administered oath and pledged to work earnestly & keep the school motto and honour in high esteem. The esteemed chief guest Ms. Abha Adams congratulated the office bearers and advised them to take up their duties sincerely & with full commitment.Class toppers for the session 2016-17 were honored with prizes for reaching the pinnacles of glory with their diligence and devotion. The prize distribution was followed by the Head boy’s vote of thanks.The event culminated with the National Anthem.
Posted on: May 8, 2017Some of our suncitizens participated in various tournaments and did us proud by bagging laurels.The names of the students and their achievements are as follows.
Arjun Sai Ram Mohan of grade VI F won the runner-up trophy and a medal at the National Mini football league at Gurgaon on 28th April to 4th May.
Harhit Daruka Class IV B bagged the bronze medal at the Haryana State level Karate championship held at Yamuna Nagar on 27th & 28th April’17.
Pehu Gupta of grade V F bagged Golf championship at the Digvijay Singh Junior Golf challenge 3rd April’17.
Tanisha Kotia of grade IX C and Riddhika Kotia of Grade IV A has did us proud by bagging the First place and the second place at the Senior District Chess tournament held at St. Xavier school on 29th & 30th April’17.
Sanjana Verma of grade IV C was the winner in S.K Memorial Table Tennis championship held at Penguin kids school on 6th & 7th May’17.
INDO-FRENCH CULTURAL EXCHANGE PROGRAM AT LYCEE L’ OISELET SCHOOL, BOURGOIN JALLIEU, FRANCE FROM 3RD APRIL TO 12TH APRIL 2017
Posted on: April 28, 2017The Suncity School, Gurgaon added a new chapter in its endeavour to establish a tradition of cultural exchange .24 students and 2 teachers from Suncity School , Gurgaon visited Lycee l’ Oiselet, School, France as a part of this 12 day student exchange program, which was organised by Lycee l’ Oiselet School. These students and teachers resided with the students and teachers of the host school as part of this program for a rounded exposure to the French Culture.The student exchange programme conducted annually with its French partner is gradually becoming a tradition with the culmination of 6th such program. The exchange programme was aimed at giving the Indian students a complete feel of the French tradition and culture. Like every year, the students were exposed to French culture for 12 days in a planned manner. The activities and projects of learning planned for them introduced them to the different facets of the French history, culture and tradition.The plan consisted of attending lectures at the school, getting involved in their class for getting the feel of their teaching- learning process, visit to the medieval town of Cremeiu and Grenoble. The Indian students and teachers spent the weekend with their host families. The farewell given to the Indian team had everyone touched to the core of their hearts.The team moved to Paris for a two-day stay and visited Eiffel tower and Disneyland. This was icing on the cake and added to the grandeur of the trip.
Posted on: April 26, 2017Suncity School hosted the Third Edition of the IIMUN Gurugram Chapter from 21st -23rd April. Attended by close to two hundred students, the event began with a gala opening ceremony that saw the host school students put up a enthralling dance performance. The Chief Guest for the occasion Mr. Amitava Tripathi, who has been India’s ambassador to many countries, complimented the students of our school for their impeccable presence on stage. Our Principal Rupa Chakravarty delivered the welcome address. Secretary General Abhishek Dhawan declared the conference open after the cultural extravaganza.On 22nd April, seven committees were simulated as the MUN conference began in all earnest. Students spent the next one and half days discussing various agendas like ‘ The relevance of ROP (UNSC)’; the Social Political and Econmic rights of sex workers (UNHRC); the significance of Uniform Civil Code (Niti Ayog); the position of Dalits ( Lok Sabha) and so on. The Organising Committee of the conference ensured the smooth flow of sessions. The International Press also worked tirelessly to produce the conference video.The Closing ceremony had the participants on tenterhooks as the names of the winners were to be announced. Students of our school won awards in all the committees that they were in. Anmol Das (Best Delegate); Vinayak Takkad (High Commendation) and Trisha Chatterjee (Special Mention) did us proud by winning all the awards in the Security Council, which is considered to be the most challenging committee of a MUN conference. Shriya Nayyar was adjudged the Best Reporter and Tanishq Jakhar won a special Mention in Niti Ayog. Dhairya Bhandari and Arjun Kararia won verbal mentions in their respective committees. The conference proved to be a learning experience for all those involved in it.
Posted on: April 25, 2017In the interest of building a strong itinerary of universities for the students, Suncity School hosted representatives from Algoma University and Huron College (Western University) of Canada on 25th April, 2017. The event was orgnised by Canadian University Application Centre and their representative Ms. Anjali Sethi spoke extensively to our students regarding the efficacy of applying to Canadian Universities.Mr. Brad Llyod of Algoma University spoke at length about education at Algoma University and the various advantages of studying in small size campuses. He also provided details about courses, mentorship programmes, scholarships and overall life in Canadian campuses.Mr. Moustafa Ezz of Horun at Western University, a recent graduate of the school spoke about the benefits of under-graduate education system of Canada. He presented a very informative presentation about the same.
YO GEMS DISTRICT RANKING TOURNAMENT HELD ON 23RD APRIL’17 AT AMERICAN EXCELSIOR SCHOOL, GURGAON
Posted on: April 25, 2017Any sport event calls for a perfect combination of focus and determination. Sanjana Verma of grade IV C won a Gold medal in U-10 Yo Gems Table tennis District Ranking Tournament held on 23rd April’17 at American Excelsior School Gurgaon and displayed her coordination and patience and set an example for the onlookers.
INTER SCHOOL SKATING COMPETITION HELD AT SHALOM PRESIDENCY SCHOOL ON 23RD APRIL’17
Posted on: April 25, 2017Making once in the world is difficult. If it were easy, everybody would do it. But it’s not. It takes patience, resilience, commitment, and it comes with plenty of failure along the way. The strength of suncitizens lies solely in their perseverance. They are those champions who keep playing until they get it right. Veera Pratambir (grade 4) a Gold, Preesha Sharma (grade 6) a Bronze, Sarthak Gupta (grade 3) a gold & a Silver, Aviiral Jain (Grade 2) a bronze in the Inter School Skating Competition held at Shalom Presidency School on 23rd April’17. Nothing and nobody can stop the suncitizens when it comes to performing to the best of their ability and skills.
YO GEMS DISTRICT BADMINTON RANKING SERIES TOURNAMENT HELD ON 23RD APRIL’17 AT AMERICAN EXCELSIOR SCHOOL, GURGAON
Posted on: April 25, 2017Badminton is a sport that comprises of an amalgamation of coordination, focus and flexibility. The series began with the undying spirit when Vidushi Jaidka of grade VII displayed the skills requisite for the sport when she bagged Gold (U-13) at Yo Gems District Badminton Ranking Series tournament held on 23rd April’17 at American Excelsior School Gurgaon. She also participated in U-15 and made her way through and reached the semifinals
12TH INTER HOUSE TABLE TENNIS TOURNAMENT HELD ON 13TH APRIL’17
Posted on: April 17, 2017“Table Tennis is called for a perfect combination of tenacity and tranquility.” The 12th Inter- house Table Tennis Tournament for the session 2017-18 was successfully held in the Suncity School EYP court yard, on 13th April’17. The event was presided over by our most valuable parents and our Principal Ms. Rupa Chakravarty.The final matches were played between:-MAHIR VERMA (IIIE) V/S SANJANA VERMA (IVC)ARNAV GARG (VIE) V/S DEVYANSH PRASHAR (VIF)YESHITA SAHAI (VA) V/S NEHARIKA GUPTA (VIID)AKSHIT AGARWAL (VIIIC) V/S DANIEL GARMENDIA (VIIIG)DHRUV NAKRA (X) V/S SAHAJ GUPTA (X)THE WINNERS WERE:-MAHIR VERMA (3E) DEVYANSH PRASHAR (6F) YESHITA SAHAI (7D) DANIEL GARMENDIA (8G) DHRUV NAKRA (10)Atlantic house emerged as the winner.
U-14 CRICKET TOURNAMENT HELD IN DUBAI
Posted on: March 30, 2017A befitting conclusion of the academic session was the under-14 Cricket Tournament held in Dubai from March 23 to 28, 2017. This was the first international cricket tournament for our school. It was an incredible opportunity for our Suncity cricket fans to represent their school and nation at an international platform.They played three matches against Dubai International School.It was a rewarding and enriching experience for our young team cricketers who bagged the “Amiable Trophy.” Here’s wishing more futuristic “divergent” thinking for all future matches.