Focusing on each difficulty life throws at you and tackling it with your best energy is what table tennis teaches you. The participants of the inter-house table tennis competition for the senior category demonstrated great determination and devotion during the three-day event starting from 15th to 17th of July. Housewise positions were:- First- Yashodhara house Second- Usha house Third- Vasundhara house Fourth- Madhavi house
The Gwalior district administration has pledged to plant 10000 trees at the Sirol hill area to create an urban forest. Scindia Kanya Vidyalaya was the first school to take the opportunity and plant 500 trees today. The district Education Officers as well as District Administration Officials were present on the occasion.
From the 16th to 18th of July, the inter- house Wood Carving competition for the year 2019-20 took place. To make the participants familiar with this art, a three day workshop was organised prior to the competition, where they enhanced their Carving skills. Wooden blocks and carving tools were provided to the participants who came up with extremely creative ideas for 'Carved ceiling' designs.
Writing is not just about words and pens, but more about the magic it can create with a new imagination of Each young mind. Manmohini Tiwari the 14 year old daughter of our Alumni Ms. Drishti Tiwari from the class of 1987, wonderfully conveyed this message to the budding writers of our school through the 'Authors Talk' on the 16th of July, where she told them about her journey to become a published author of a book name '#Tween Tales'. Nominated and awarded as the Youngest Author in Pathways World School and the editor of an International Magazine, ' Polyphony Lit', she taught the girls how to develop their reading and writing skills.
With the onset of monsoons, Tree plantation at Scindia Kanya Vidyalaya has become a regular feature to make our planet green. Today, saplings of Peepal, Neem and Gulmohar were planted by the students of grade XII near the sports Arena. May these saplings grow into beautiful trees and enhance the greenery in the campus.
The imagination of young minds can give birth to unique and productive creations from something as simple as paper. At the inter-class paper craft competition on 15th July, students of classes 6, 7 and 8 gave free rein to their creativity using plain and coloured paper. Without a specific theme being provided, the students came up with extremely innovative and beautiful presentations, and we're judged on the basis of the design techniques, creativity, innovation and overall impact
The safe campus organisation works for the mental, emotional and physical well-being and safety of students across 150 schools in India and abroad. We at SKV are fortunate to be trained by them regularly. Each session increases awareness in our girls. How to set physical, mental and emotional boundaries for themselves, along with self defence techniques to keep Safe.
In order to test the level of awareness of our junior girls of classes VI and VII, the Just a Minute competition was held on 15th of July. Three students from each section prepared speeches on global issues like space exploration, endangered tigers, forest preservation etc. two hours prior to the competition. They were judged on the basis of content, presentation, pronunciation and adherence to the topic, and proved that they are fully aware of environmental issues and sensitive to the demands of this changing world.
One of the most discussed and debated issues in our country today is whether war with our neighbouring countries is a necessary solution. We debated this assertion in the inter-house Hindi debate competition organised by the Indian languages department, on 15th of July. All the eight participants expressed strong opinions both for and against the issue."सीमावर्ती देशों के बढ़ते अतिक्रमण हेतु युद्ध की विभीषिका समाधान है" The house-wise positions were- 1st Yashodhara house 2nd Madhavi house 3rd Usha House 4th Vasundhara House
Always being on your toes is a quality turned into a habit in SKVians. They demonstrated this yet again through the inter-house English extempore competition, held on 15th of July. The participants received the topics they had to speak about on the morning of the competition itself after which they gathered useful information from various sources and effectively explained it to the audience in the afternoon. The house-wise positions were: 1st Vasundhara 2nd Madhavi 3rd Usha 4th Yashodhara
An annual feature of SKV is the showcase of the new talent that has just recently become a part of the family.The much awaited evening, freshers eve, took place on 13th of July, where we discovered extremely gifted and potential dancers, singers, poets, musician, gymnast and many more among our new students and teachers. The evening left them feeling recognised and welcomed by the loud applause and motivation our girls infused in them. We look forward to bring the best out of our new members!
The first ever Inter house football competition at SKV was the most awaited event that took place from the 9th to 13th of July. The players displayed excellent qualities of sportsmanship and teamwork, proving yet again that no matter how and unfamiliar or new, nothing is difficult for our girls to try. The results for the competition were:- First position- Vasundra house Second position -Usha house Third position- Yashodhara house Fourth position- Madhavi house
As a part of the Moto, 'Learning by doing', the students of class 6B were given a first-hand experience of using a telescope on 12th of July. Under this experiential learning activity on celestial bodies, they came to understand and learn how far off bodies can be clearly seen with the help of a telescope.
Shambhavi Dixit, SKVian class of 2019, has been felicitated with the gold award of the International Award for Young People on the 9th of July 2019. The award was presented by the Chief Guest, Justice(Retd.) Madan B. Lokur, former Judge of the Supreme court of India at the Gold award ceremony in New Delhi. The award Programme consisted of activities for young people to experience adventure, help the community and develop skills. Congratulations Shambhavi!
An Inter-Class Story telling competition was held on the 8th of July 2019. The theme for the event was "नैतिक शिक्षा" where girls from classes 6th and 7th participated enthusiastically. The winners were: Class VI A- I Lavanya Singh II Arya Pathardikar and Aarnavi III Nitya Jathar Class VI B- I Rishika Singhania II Nancy Agrawal III Avni Garg Class VII A- I Shreya Agrawal II Jyotika Jain and Navya Agrawal III Kalpana Class VI B- I Divija Dahiya II Aanvi Dhoreliya III Manasvi Mudgal
A two day workshop on Classroom Management was organised on the 6th and 7th of July 2019 by the CBSE in association with Gomti Nandan Public School, Bina and Sahodaya, Sagar. Resource persons were Ms. Ronika Gagneja Valecha and Ms. Deepika Rajbhagat, who enlightened the participants on effective classroom management. The four teachers from our school who participated in the workshop were Mrs. Sunita Saxena, Ms. Manjula Rawat , Mrs. Preeti Khichi and Mrs. Adarsh Sharma.
The whole school buzzed with excitement and eagerly prepared for the arrival of our international guests, the AFS and Round Square exchange students. Georgine De Wet a dynamic young student from the Roeden School, Johannesburg, South Africa, arrived on the 27th July 2019 to be a part of the SKV community for 2 months. Francesca Loria and Pasicka Champa were warmly welcomed by the students and staff on the 6th July 2019. Francesca, from Italy is studying to be a doctor: and Pasicka, from Thailand will look for a career in the Hospitality industry. SKV will be a home to them for 10 months. The girls have taken up various subjects rsnging from Political Science to Mathematics, and are interested in activities such as dramatics, writing, football, swimming, etc. We look forward to a pleasant tenure with them!
The Round Square Globally Accessible Conference at the Sam worth Church Academy School, Mansfield, Nottingham, UK took place from 3rd to 8th of June 2019, and was attended by a delegation of 10 students from grades 7-8 and 2 adult delegates from our school. The major part of the conference took place in the Cholmondeley's forest area in Nottingham. The theme of the Conference was 'Adventure Awaits '. The students stayed in tents, learnt wilderness survival skills such as making traps, identifying plants, making a fire, cooking, first aid, etc. and learnt to connect with nature and think creatively. At the end of the conference, a group of 30 students and 3 staff members joined them on a two week tour of the United Kingdom and Europe. In UK they visited Stratford upon Avon, which is Shakespeare's birth place. Students also visited Trafalgar Square, London Bridge, Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, to name a few. They also explored the beautiful city of Paris and the Eiffel Tower. The trip to Geneva included visiting the 3,000 ft. high mountain peak in the Swiss Alps and Venice, Pisa, Rome, Florence and the Vatican City were among the many attractions of Italy they visited.
On the 2nd of May, Simran Jyot Kaur from grade 11 of our school began her month-long trip to Hungary under the AFS Intensive short-term Homestay Programme. The visit provided her a chance to explore the famous attractions of the country, which include the Budapest Castle, Heroes square, Basilica Church, camping near the river Danube, hiking in Szilvasvarad, sightseeing in Eger, visiting Pecs, travelling to Zamardi and the Lake Balaton. Living with her warm and welcoming host family in Kecskemet and attending classes at the Kecskemeti Reformatus Gimnazium School gave her an insight on Hungarian culture and taught her important concepts of their educational system. This programme helped her widen her outlook and learn essential life skills, besides gaining a new family away from India!
On the 9th of May, Kanak Khare, a student of grade 11 of our school, arrive in Johannesburg, South Africa, to begin her 50-day-long Round Square Exchange Programme visit. Attending classes in the beautiful campus of the Rodean School, Johannesburg, gave her a better understanding of South African Culture and exposure to new subjects such as Design. Her host family enthusiastically took her on a week long trip to explore significant places of interest. Kanak learnt the importance of taking up challenges and adventures and adapting to an entirely new and different culture.