Press Release

SHIVALIK PUBLIC SCHOOL MOHALI CELEBRATES BAISAKHI AND FOUNDER’S DAY


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The premises of Shivalik Public School Mohali, reverberated with Baisakhi celebrations today.It was a double treat for Shivalikians as Baisakhi coincided with the 48th Founder’s Day of the school The celebrations were held in the school premise which was aptly decorated depicting the joviality of the harvest season. It was a day which was long awaited, a day yearned for by everyone forming part of Shivalik family.
The festivities started with the recitation of SukhmaniSahib ji in the school gurudwara. The teaching faculty recited the Path with great humility and respect. Later the venue of celebrations shifted to the state of art auditorium where the function was presented in two segments i.e. religious and cultural. The start was with the Sangrand celebration which went underway in a grand manner. The school students recited Shabads taking every one into the world of devotion and spirituality. Students presented a shining example of discipline and perseverance. Chhabeel that served cold sweet water was also put up. Then there came the third half of the celebrations.it was the grand cultural extravaganza a fruition of a collective dream that the students had worked to execute. It was a spectacular rcelebration, a delightful medleys of foot tapping music and stunning visuals ,spectacular dances and thought provoking presentations, poetic recitation and speeches.
A nostalgic Powerpoint presentation on the school’s glorious past highlighting the accomplishments made by Shivalikians in different spheres of life was also showcased which added charm to the joviality of Baisakhi. Dance troupe and the singers of the school choir enthralled the audience greatly. The festive spirit achieved its greatest height with the Bhangra performance when students performed it in a synchronized steps in colorful attire which enthralled everybody. The School director Mr. D.S.Bedi wished everybody Happy Baisakhi and Founder’s Day . Cherishing the memories of Founder’s Day headed that foundation stone of Shivalik was laid 47 years ago on this day by five students amidst recitation of Gurbani .Since then this prestigious institution has endeavoured to channelize the energy and the creativity of young minds towards their overall development and perfection. He apprised the students about the importance of the day and urged them to spread the message of universal brotherhood like that of Guru Sahib.He valued students and staff members for their efforts. The curtain on the function came down with the singing of the National Anthem.

Shivalik Public School, Mohali Bids Farewell To Its Seniors

 

The students of Class-XI gave a fond farewell to the outgoing Class-XII. After the joys and struggles of twelve long years, their journey in the school, came to an end. When school life ends, a new journey into life begins .A special get together was held in the auditorium to wish all the twelthies, namely the very best for their Board Examinations and their future endeavors. XII students shed their uniforms today and came to attend the function in a very elegantly dressed up style.They were well received by XI students.

There were words of encouragement from our esteemed Principal, Ms. Anupkiran Kaur and our worthy Director Mr D S Bedi,. The students of Class-XI had prepared a show for their seniors which began with recitation of the school shabad. It was a musical cultural programme which included poetic recitation, speeches, games and dances etc. to enthrall their seniors. The girls pf XI gave a tribute to their friendship by singing a hilarious group song. This programme was interspersed with the “Mr. and Miss Shivalik” pageant show. Chirag Singh of XII Non Medical and Shahnajdeep Kaur (XII Medical) were adjudged Mr. and Miss Shivalik respectively. Medical) and Gurvishal Singh Bawa (XII Non Medical) and Sukhsehaj Kaur (XII -Medical) were adjudged Mr. Personality and Miss Charming .

Mementoes and the titles were given to the twelthies. Our mentor and guide, Revered Director ,Shivalik Public Schools, Mr. D S Bedi showered his blessings on the students.

Later in the day the students were served with sumptuous lunch.An emotional moment followed when the students bid farewell to their teachers and friends, only to return soon in the future and make them proud. They will certainly be missed and Shivalikians wish all the luck for their future life!

68th Republic Day Celebrations At Shivalik Public School,Mohali

The 68th Republic Day of India was celebrated at Shivalik Public School, Mohali with a great deal of patriotic zeal, reverence and fervour. The day began with the hoisting of the Indian flag by our Revered Director, Mr D S Bedi, which was followed by the National Anthem unitedly sung by all the Shivalikians . An impressive marchpast by the NCC cadets of the school mesmerized everyone present in the campus and filled them with the pride that they belonged to an independent secular and sovereign country, India.iii

Then the celebrations’ venue shifted to the state of art , the school auditorium where the students showcased a kaleidoscope of cultural programme which consisted of songs, dance ,poetic recitations ,role play and power point presentations reflecting the importance of the day.

The programme concluded with very inspiring speech given by the Honourable Director, Mr DS Bedi . The Guest of Honour spoke eloquently about our diverse nation and the relevance of the Constitution and the Preamble. He enthralled the audience with inspirational words and reiterated the need for being resolute in our path to achieve our goals.

Finally all assembled bowed to the strains of our national song, Vande Mataram, a perfect tribute to our motherland. Today we are proud of our nation’s achievements and look ahead to a bright future for our country India which has flourished despite adversities to rise victorious.
Hail India! Hail our motherland! Jai Hind!

 

Christmas Celebration at Shivalik Public School, Mohali

Classes I and II conducted a special assembly based on “Christmas”. The tiny tots, beautifully dressed in red, sang, acted and danced with loads of joy and confidence.

The choir also presented their beautiful rendition of the famous carol “Silent night” in their final presentation .The young tots mesmerized the audience with a scintillating dances performance on the foot tapping number “Jingle Bells”. It was followed by an animated video depicting the Birth of Jesus Christ. ‘Principal Ms Anupkiran’ congratulated the students as well as appreciated the efforts of teachers.

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Inter-School Tricity Bournvita Quiz contest 2016

Inter-School Tricity Bournvita Quiz contest 2016 was organized on November 23, 2016 at pic1Shivalik Public School, Phase 6,Mohali. Schools from tricity (Mohali, Chandigarh and Panchkula) participated enthusiastically. In the Preliminary written round 25 questions were related to Current affairs, Literature, Science. Six teams were qualified for the final round and the team of Sumit Yadav and Yashvi Singh of class VIII from Shivalik Public School, Mohali bagged the first position and were declared the city winners. They will now qualify for the semi final round which will be conducted zone wise.Our Revered Director Mr.D.S .Bedi and Principal Ms. Anupkiran Kaur congratulated the students for their stupendous achievement and motivated them to keep up with the same zeal.

 

ANNUAL FUNCTION-‘COGNIZANCE- 2016’

Mohali, 22nd October: The School hosted its annual day celebration on 23rd October,2016 with great pomp and splendour. The theme of the annual day was in accordance with the need of the day ‘COGNIZANCE- 2016’. The school was privileged by the presence of the revered Director, Shivalik Public Schools, Mr. D S Bedi , who in spite of his busy schedule, had kindly graced the occasion as the chief guest. The program was ushered in by the rendition of the school shabad recitation by the school faculty which was followed by the lighting of the lamp. The school annual report was read by the Principal, Ms Anupkiran Kaur which traced the long strides and significant progress made during the last year by SPS. The cultural bonanza presented by the senior school students enthralled each and every one present in the auditorium. The initiation was with a thought provoking number making everyone realize that the childhood of the children should not get supressed under the school bags. SPS’s musical ensemble punctuated the evening with captivating array of tunes depicting various important messages like Save Earth. Culture, Values, Environment, Water and the Girl Child. The melodious performances enthralled the audience by their flair, and set the evening rolling. Three skits showcased in English, Hindi and Punjabi stole the hearts of everyone. The skits reflected the essence of India as a melting pot of various cultures through harmonious blends of music, rhythm and dance.

The students presented their fountain of talents during this fantastic series of presentations. The programme rose to a final crescendo with the finale of the show, the foot tapping enthusiastic folklore of Punjab, Bhangra.

The Director of the school, Mr D S Bedi, in the end, eloquently addressed the gathering with his views on futuristic vision and conveyed the necessity of defining one’s goal in life, yet looking forward to the students’ hopeful and bright future . The day ended in a beautiful resonance with vote of thanks and the national anthem, lingering in everybody’s minds. The entire programme was applauded by everybody present and will always remain etched in the memory of one and all.

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TEACHER ‘S DAY 2016

A teacher is like a candle – it consumes itself to light the way for others

The Shivalik Public School family got together on 5 September, 2016 to celebrate Teacher’s Day. Teachers from Patiala, Chandigarh and Mohali presented a wonderful show to depict the importance of the day.. The state of the art, the auditorium of the school was bustling with excitement as the staff gathered to cherish the day’s extravaganza.

The celebrations commenced with the ceremonial lighting of the lamp.It was followed with the 3D enthralling show presented by Tata Class Edge. After that, the staff of Mohali branch took over the stage. Each and every branch presented a true blend of cultural programme and excellent showcase of skills related to teaching. Mesmerizing presentations depicting the achievements of their particular branches during the session filled every heart with pride. The acts that followed one after another were equally enjoyable and comprised of a wide variety of talents such as – singing, dancing, public speaking and standup comedy. Teachers were honored with cash prizes,mementoes and shawls too by the hon’ble director for their dedicated services and excellent results too.The teachers namely, Sharan Kaur Sidhu & Harpreet Kaur Walia(Mohali), Harpreet Kaur& Harpreet Kaur (Chandigarh), Lakhmir Kaur &Mandeep Kaur Grewal (Patiala)& Ms. Seema Malik(SIER Mohali) were honored with cash prize of Rs. 5100/-,memento, shawls by the Hon’ble Director Mr. D.S. Bedi for their dedicated services and excellent results too.Upcoming teachers awardees included Ms. Jaspreet Kaur(Mohali), Ms. Nidhi(Chandigarh), Mr. Rajesh Kumar(Patiala). They were bestowed with cash prize of Rs. 2100. Drenched in revelry, the teachers felt elevated!

For as it is said:

Teachers affect eternity; they can never tell where their influence stops.

One could see the satisfaction and joy that vested on each teacher’s face while receiving the honours.Words of congratulations were enunciated by our DirectorMr D S Bedi who applauded the efforts of the teachers while serving the society and the nation. The day ended with the sumptuous lunch relished by all teachers,The celebration was a grand success and was enjoyed equally by all teachers

 

2 September 2016 Demonstration and evaluation

Shivalik public school, Mohali organized “demonstration and evaluation an Interactive Learning” programme for the students of class II . In this fun and frolic exercise the budding stars showcased their skills in front of parents. It was a theme based programme. Students showcased their talent as Goldilocks; mala; bear family; wonderland and so on. It was followed by their action poems.

Activities like recognition of nouns; verbs; adjectives; abacus; patterns; know thy India were taken up in a very interesting yet instructional manner.

Worthy Director Mr. D.S.Bedi and Mrs.Anupkiran Kaur, principal, SPS, Mohali graced the occasion and their kind presence uplifted the morale of the students. The whole function culminated with the blessings of the mentors with the hope that such learning would bring a remarkable revolution in the future.

 

31 September 2016 Blue Day

Primary section of Shivalik Public School, Mohali celebrated blue day on 31.8.16. The Blue colour is marked as a colour of strength , friendship and serenity. Teachers and students came dressed in blue attire. Students came dressed in blue attire. Students

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their favourite blue toy for the special assembly. The softboard was beautifully decorated with different shades of blue colour. Teachers told them about the importance of the colour. The little ones enjoyed activities of making fish, birds, clouds using hand prints. The children were overjoyed and thrilled to see the different shades of blue.

 

24 August 2016 Janmashtmi Celebrations

Shivalik Public School,Mohali celebrated the birth of Lord Krishna with great enthusiasm today. The pious festival of Janamashtami was celebrated in such a way that filled the atmosphere of the school with religious fervour. Poetic recitations and presentations depicting the life and teachings of Lord Krishna were showcased in befitting manner. Colour was brought to the occasion with students dressed up as KrishnaRadha etc. spreading the message of love and peace. Other activities include flute making, flute and matka decoration. “Jhanki” on Lord Krishna stole the heart of each and everyone present in the auditorium.At the end of the celebrations Principal of the school Ms.AnupkiranKaur applauded the efforts of the students and asked them to follow the teachings given by Lord Krishana and wished everyone “Happy Janamashtami”

 

INTER SHIVALIK COMPUTER COMPETITIONS

To mark the occasion of Independence Day ,inter-shivalik computer competition was organized by Shivalik Public School Mohali on the theme” Digital India- empowering the nation” .Contest aimed at bringing elements of fun, excitement and creativity through the spirit of competition in the computers among students. The objective of the event is to encourage the exposure to practical approach to computer skills and to make the students implement the philosophy of imagine, investigate and interact, Number of events like Tux paint, Article writing, poster making, monologue, PPT making and presenting, animation and Blog Creation were designed from classes III to X. Students emerged as winners in the different categories are as follows: Shivansh Jaryal in Tux Paint, Anchit Sah and Manjot Kaur in Ms-Word Article Writing, Ravi in Poster making, Avishi in Monologue, Mritunjay Singh and Sameer Bansal in PPT making competition, Priyanshu in animation, Ridhima and Harleen in PPT presentation, Vishalika in Blog Creation. The event was a great success as it inculcated the patriotic fervor among the students. Director of the school, Mr. D.S.Bedi encouraged and applauded the best endeavor put up by the school.

 

Press Release for Mother’s Day celebration
‘Demonstration and Evaluation a Joyful Learning Experience’ week
Shivalik Public School, Mohali organized ‘Demonstration and Evaluation a Joyful Learning Experience’ week programme for the students of classes Nursery, Lower Kindergarten and Upper Kindergarten. In this fun and frolic exercise the budding stars showcased their skills in front of their parents. It was a theme based programme. Students showcased themselves as different seasons, community helpers, festivals, nature, and healthy food and played their part well. Activities like recognition of numbers, alphabets, birds, animals, fruits and vegetables, yoga exercises, dance, craft activity, slate activity were taken up in a very interesting yet instructional manner. Worthy director Mr. D.S.Bedi and Mrs. Anupkiran Kaur, Principal, SPS Mohali graced the occasion and their kind presence uplifted the morale of the students. The whole function culminated with the blessings of the mentors with the hope that such learning would bring a remarkable revolution in the future. Inauguration a State-of-the-art Multi-purpose All weather Synthetic Grass Ground
March 11, 2016 Mohali IMG_7106Today, one more feather was added in the crown of Shivalik Public School, Mohali with the inauguration a State-of-the-art Multi-purpose All weather Synthetic Grass Ground which has costed 2.5 Crore. On this occasion the revered director Mr. D.S Bedi of Shivalik Public School addressed the media and dignitaries present in the press conference were Wing Commander Satish Bhatia, Sports Director of Punjab; Mr. Rahul Gupta, S.D.M Mohali Lakhbir Singh ,Former I.G Mr. Chander Shekhar, Director Shemrock Wing Commander Mr. S.K. Sharma, Col. Mr. Cheema, Principal Y.P.S Mr. Devgan , Principal Golden Bells Col. Mr. Bawa, Shivalikian Yadvinder Singh (Athletic Coach), Mr. Phool Raj (M.C. Mohali), Principal Shivalik Public School Chandigarh Ms. Gurkiran Kaur Nalwa, and said that the 65000 sq.ft ground will cater to cricket, football and athletics. He added that this multi-purpose ground will not provide facilities to the Shivalikians only but will also enhance the innate capabilities of youth. Shivalik Public School, Mohali is the first premiere institution of the nation providing international infrastructure to society. Shivalik Public School has great contribution at national and international level by nurturing different sports persons. While talking about the history of Shivalik Public school, he added that on 13th April, 1976 on Baisakhi Day the foundation of the esteemed school was laid by school’s five students. In 1978, school was recognised by MHR (Ministry of Human Resources) for merit students. School was adopted by Sports Authority of India in 1986 to promote the sports culture in the area. School has given its contribution by providing 35 National and International Wrestlers like Sunil Kumar, Mukesh Kumar and Hockey Players like Sandeep Singh, Rajpal Singh and Sukhbir Singh Gill. Shivalik is also proud of Gurinder Singh and Balwinder Singh who have lead the Indian Volley ball team. He said that sports is an integral part of school curriculum for the harmonious development of mind, body and soul. Keeping this point of view in mind he has put lots of endeavours in making various grounds like Volleyball and Basketball trough, indoor gymnasium hall and multipurpose ground for cricket, football and athletics. He has also contributed to the society by building a pollution free, Dust free, clean and green school. School has its own solar panel of 85kv and solar water heating system. Shivalik School is Smart School which has all digital classrooms and its own fully air conditioned state of art auditorium with 1000 seating capacity. “I am very enthused particularly with the Athletics tracks, where we can have 100 metres as well as 200 metres races. Athletics as a sport will certainly receive a push with this facility” said Yadvinder Singh, Founder of Sports XIII, which will be providing coaching services to budding sports people at the newly set up ground. The infrastructure that has been put up compares well with that being used by top Sporting Institutions Globally. While addressing the Press conference Wing Commander Satish Bhatia and Former I.G Mr. Chander Shekhar appreciated the efforts and contribution of the Director of Shivalik Institution Mr. D.S Bedi for the overall and harmonious development of the society.

Farewell for the XII Batch of 2015 -16

May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind be ever at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face and the rain fall softly on your fields. And until we meet again, may God hold you in the hollow of his hand.”

The auditorium of the Shivalik Public School, Mohali, auditorium echoed with this blessing on the morning of 19th February, 2016 when the Shivalik family came together to bid farewell to the outgoing 2016 batch of Class XII Students.3farewell It was a morning of mixed emotions for all present at the School auditorium to witness the official send off for the class XII students at the valedictory ceremony 2016. The students of class 11 organized a beautiful farewell for their seniors. Elegantly dressed the outgoing students entered the school premises at 11.30 a.m and they were well received by XI students. The programme began with recitation of the school shabad. Then an hour long programme consisting of songs, speeches and dances was showcased . A short video clip depicting the school life in Shivalik was thoroughly appreciated by the audience. Class XI students presented foot taping dance and songs, which were interspersed with the “Mr. and Miss Shivalik” pageant show.Hardilpreet Singh(XII Medical) and Ms. Arshdeep Kaur(XII Medical) were adjudged Mr. and Miss Shivalik respectively. Sourav Sharma(XII Commerce ) and Ms. Navjot Kaur(XII Commerce.) were adjudged Mr. Personality and Miss Charming . The teachers spoke about their experiences with the outgoing batch. The students of XII were also presented the mementoes. The passing out students expressed gratitude to their Hon’ble Director ,the Principal and teachers for their support and guidance The Director of the school, Mr. Bedi in his speech asked them to keep the flag of Shivalik Public School flying high by keeping the ideals of ‘Victory With Determination’ as learnt in the school.

ANNUAL SPORTS MEET

Shivalik Public School firmly believes that sports play an integral part of a DSC_2074child’s holistic development and so Annual Sports meet 2016 of the Junior and Middle wing of Shivalik Public School, Phase 6 Mohali was held on 16 February, 2016 which also coincided with the grand inauguration of the Multi Speciality Sports Ground, the one of its kind, spread in the area of 65000 sq ft. The ground supports special shockproof synthetic turf imported from New Zealand. The honourable Director of the school, Mr. D.S Bedi along with Mrs. Bedi and Mrs. Anupkiran, Principal of the school welcomed the honorable Chief Guests- Principal Secretary Social Security & Women Child Development- Shri Anurag Aggarwal and DC Daljit Singh Mangat. Present on the ocassion were ADC Mrs. Poonamdeep Kaur, SDM Mohali Mr. Lakhmir Rajput and Mrs. Satwant Kkaur Grewal, Principal of Shivalik Institute Education & Research. This was entailed by unfurling of the school flag and declaration of the meet open by worthy Director Sir. followed by a well synchronised march past by the students. DSC_2162Students from III to VIII performed various PT exercises and drills using different props like lazium, dumbles, colorful ribbons, etc. Synchronized movements were seen throughout the events. After this the field events such as 100m, 200m, 400m, lemon race, relay race, chatti race and obstacle race were also organized. Students looked quite adept while competing with each other. Worthy Director Sir gave away medals and trophies to the winners. The event was declared closed with wise words of honourable Director sir who lauded the students for their zeal and invincible spirit and remarked that the school will keep on organizing such events to help students learn vital life-skills.

Teaching Aids Exhibition

The staff members of primary wing, Shivalik Public School, Mohali exhibited their teaching aids on Feb6, 2016 within the school premises. This exhibition aimed at enhancing teaching-learning skills for a life long learning and retention of skills. Varied teaching aids were put up and they included Flashcards and charts relating to different languaexhibition 1ge. Models pertaining to different facts of classroom teaching like safety rules, good manners, numbers, moral stories which are linked existing curriculum and text books were displayed. The school principal Mrs Anupkiran Kaur appreciated the efforts of teachers and encouraged them to use as many teaching and learning aids as possible to set an environment especially in primary education.

DIWALI CELEBRATIONS AT SHIVALIK PUBLIC SCHOOL, MOHALI

Shivalik Public School, Mohali celebrated Diwali with ebullience and devotion. All the wings of the school asserted upon the need to propagate eco-friendly methods to celebrate Diwali.Every class took up the initiative in a different style. Students of pre-primary section decorated diyas and candles with colors and sparkles. A play was also staged by the students to acknowledge the triumph of good over evil. Students of classes III-V organized a community lunch. A Rangoli competition was organized for classes VI-VII. Class VIII took out a rally and raised slogans to vindicate the lesser use of crackers. The Principal of the school, Mrs. Anupkiran kaur also showered Diwali greetings upon all the students.

Shivalik Public School Mohali Rejoices Its Annual Prize Distribution Function

Shivalik Public School ,Mohali once again wore a festive look .The reason was quite obvious -Annual cultural Fiestas 2015 of Shivalik Public School,Phase VI, Mohali, based on the themes ‘Colours of Life’ and ‘Spectrum’ depicting the different moods of life. They were held in the state of art, the school auditorium.In both the functions the spacious school auditorium spruced up for the occasion resembled a bee hive humming with activity. Honourable Director of the school, Mr D S Bedi graced the occasions with his auspicious presence and this filled every student with pride. On arrival, he was greeted by the school faculty who recited the inspirational school shabad’ Deh Shiva Bar MoheIhe’ in their melodious voices. He was presented a bouquet of flowers .The students of Shivalik Public School, Mohali left the students spellbound with their enthralling performances Shivalikians started with meticulous performance of ‘ Sarasvati Vandana’ along with paying obeisance to the motherland . This was applauded by one and all. The annual report ,well supported with the PPT, highlighted the achievements of the school which amply demonstrated how Shivalik Public School, Mohali continues to be the centre of excellence year after year. This was followed by the thrilling and power packed performances by talented performers of the Shivalikians who took the audience by surprise. In both the functions,the students took the audience to their yesteryears showcasing three skits in Hindi, Punjabi and English flawlessly and imaginatively close to the traditional the real life issues in the form of enactment. Each was followed by scintillating carnival of dances, group song, poetic recitations and theme based choreographies showcasing precise, weightless acrobatic movements done by the students. The cultural fiesta was followed by the prize distribution for those meritorious students , who had distinguished themselves in academics, sports, cultural or co-curricular activities. They received prizes from the chief guest. In addition,14 Achievers were decorated with special awards and cash prizes to encourage them to continue their excellence. The Director of the school ,Mr DS Bedi had a word of praise for the prize-winners. He also appreciated the talent exhibited by the students participating in the variety entertainment and wished them success. After the prize distribution was over, it was once again time for some more entertainment. The precision with which the Malwaigiddha was showcased, spoke volumes of the pains taking efforts put in by the school faculty in preparing the performers. The end of the functions were marked with everyone standing up to sing the National Anthem.

NSS- ACTIVITY

NSS students of Shivalik Public School, Mohali organised a function on Women’s equality in the school auditorium. Chief Guest was Dr. Satpal Kaur Grewal along with school Principal Ms. Anupkiran Kaur and NSS program officer Dr. Anju Baran. Students have showcased the contributions made by famous women personalities like Sarojni Naidu, Mother Teresa, Malala Yousafzai in the form of power point presentations and the best presentations were judged. Arshdeep Kaur was given the prize of overall best performer and Sukhsehaj, Saakshi and Navneet Kaur were judged as the best speakers of the day. Samarjeet Singh was awarded with a consolation prize. Skit on “women empowerment” was presented to aware the students that girls are now doing better than boys in every field. Daman, Avni, Seerat and Navneet were declared as the best performers of the skit. Refreshments were given to all the NSS volunteers. Chief Guest Dr. Satpal Kaur Grewal also inspired and motivated the students to be confident and to take active part in such activities in the future. Chief Guest was also honoured with an award on behalf of entire NSS cell.

INDEPENDENCE DAY

Saluting the nation and its freedom fighters on the 69th Independence Day Shivalik Public School Phase 6 Mohali Junior Wing celebrated Pre-Independence Day by holding Intersection Dance and Singing Competition for classes Nursery to II. All the students participated enthusiastically with great zeal. Students of classes III-V also recited poems on Flag, Freedom Fighters and Nation. Some of them were dressed as Bhagat Singh, Rajguru, Sukhdev, Mahatma Gandhi and Chacha Nehru to remember and pay homage to those who sacrificed their lives for the freedom of the nation. Students of classes IV and V performed skit in Hindi showcasing the trials and tribulations of the freedom fighters . At the end, Principal Mrs Anupkiran congratulated and motivated the students and encouraged them to follow the path of great freedom fighters.

Essay Competition in CBSE Updesh Kaur of Class VII of Shivalik Public School, Mohali won first prize in Essay Competition in CBSE Expression series,2015 -16 conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education Series, New Delhi at the national level. She is also entitled to get a cash prize of Rs 2500(Two Thousand five hundred only) from the apex body. Aavishkar Quiz Series An Aavishkar Quiz Series was conducted by Rashtriya Aavishkar Abhiyan (RAA), supported by CBSE to envisage active engaging in the age group from (6-18) years in science, Mathematics and Technology.Students of Shivalik Public School, Mohali also participated whole heartedly in the quiz. There were two levels of the series, the School Level Competition and National Level Competition. Ishika Gupta (Class VIII), student of Shivalik Public School, Mohali got 4th rank after qualifying and cracking the National Level Competition. In fact Ishika Gupta has been the only participant in the tricity to qualify at National Level. This achievement bears evidence to the fact that the school not only endeavors for bringing forth the classroom scholars but it takes responsibility to create all rounders. Shivalik School Bids Fond Farewell To Its Teachers On Their Superannuation “Some people arrive into our lives and then depart ,leaving footprints on our hearts and we are in no way the very same “ such was the feeling in the air, as the faculty of premier institution Shivalik Public School Mohali gave a fond send off to the retiring teachers. The valediction party was celebrated with a lot of fervorIMG_6931 (1) at the state of art school auditorium in honour of Mrs Deepika ,Mr Mohinder Singh, Ms. Anjali and Ms Gurinder Kaur who gave good part of their lives to the school. The program got off to a magnificentstart with the school shabad recitation by the faculty members . Retiring teachers were then graced with garlands, shawls, and mementoes by revered Director, Mr D.S Bedi and Mrs. Satwant Bedi . After the shabad recitation, a colorful bonanza of cultural program was showcased in the honor of outgoing teachers which included poetic recitation, speeches, group songs, dance and skit. The hosts impressed their audience with their vast repository of skills. The retiring teachers were held in high regard by the Shivalik family . In the end, the Director of the school Mr D.S Bedi thanked the guest teachers for their patience and kindness, and for being instrumental in creating some amazing childhood memories for shivalikians. He expressed that it would be difficult to fill the void created due to the retirement of these teachers.They will certainly be missed. He wished all the best to them for success and accomplishments in all their future endeavors. The curtain on the function came down with the singing of the national anthem.After that sumptuous lunch was served in the school mess which was relished by all. World Population Day Shivalik Public School, Mohali and State Institute of Health and Family Welfare, Punjab jointly organized a programme on the occasion of World Population Day at the school premises here today. Srishti of Class X spoke on the need to control population, Shivansh and Ayush of Class X brought out IMG_7293the facts and figures of population in indian and global context. Well researched videos regarding population were also shown to the audience which also consisted of other members from the State institute, Ms. Karanpreet Johal, Ms. Batra, Ms. Santosh, Ms.Goyal and Mr. Jagjit, junior faculty members. A skit showcasing the challenges faced by a large family in comparison to a small family was beautifully presented by the students of Class IX and X. Ms. Priyanka and Ms.Niyati presented PPTs on Global scenario and the theme of World Population Day 2015 respectively. A Poster making Competition was also held in which Shalini , Aneesh and Gurvinder Kaur ( Class X) got first, second, and third positions respectively.Dr. Baljit Kaur, State NSV trainer Punjab and specialist in HIV medicine (FHM) in her address brought out the role of youth in reducing the challenges posed by over population.She also awarded the participants for their effort and initiative with a certificate and a memento. Ms. Anupkiran Kaur, Principal of the school encouraged the participants and thanked the dignitaries for their angust presence. TEACHERS OF SHIVALIK PUBLIC SCHOOLS SOON TO BE READY FOR STUDENT CENTERED LEARNING ENVIRONMENT IN SHIVALIK PUBLIC SCHOOL, MOHALI Mohali, 2 July – More than 200 teachers SHIVALIK PUBLIC SCHOOLS located at Patiala, Chandigarh and Mohali will be completing their six day capacity training on Saturday, 4th July. The training started on the 29th June. It is being facilitated by many teacher trainers who are being invited on daily basis by hon’ble Director of the Shivalik Public Schools, Shri. D.S. Bedi. During the INSET training, teachers learn from as how to effectively teach to their students by using various methods and tools. Through a wide range of interactive trainings, the training aims at building on teachers’ skills and knowledge in both theoretical and practical teaching methods to create a student centred school learning environment – the ultimate goal of the training. Today’s demonstration classes were well taken care of by the resource persons from the publishing house S.chand in different classrooms for better teaching methodologies for different subjects. Teachers are expressing keen interest and are practicing side by side too. This is being evaluated for improving their capacity and efficiency as well. The school will continuously provide training to the teachers in the coming years also as it is committed to targeting teaching, a key development area. Shivalik sets another milestone Shivalik Public School added another feather to its cap when its XII medical student, Chahat Sharma,