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Grade 2 – Results of Literary Event – JAM

Grade 2 – Results of Literary Event – JAM

Dear all,

The 3 best performers for the literary event (JAM) are:

Explore – Priyansh, Jahan, Stasha

Think – Neishca, Nishika, Aarav

Invent – Shiv, Juzer, Shaunak

Dream –  Disha,  Neha, Dravya

Ponder –  Arjun, Eshaan, Vishwa

Wonder –  Sarvesh, Dev, Janhvi

Discover – Meet, Khush, Prisha

Create – Siona , Sanvi, Abhiraj

Congratulations to all the winners and a round of applause for all the participants.

Grade 2 Team

2nd Literary Event – Grade 2

2nd Literary Event – Grade 2

Dear parents,

We are organising the Second Inter house Literary event ‘Just a minute’ for the year 2017-18. The objective of this literary event is to help students learn to speak spontaneously i.e think on the spot and express their thoughts and ideas in English. It channelizes the thought process and strengthens students speaking skills. It also encourages students to strive for excellence in communication skills and other educational pursuits.

The students will be marked on the following criteria:
Word choice, fluency, pronunciation, confidence, language accuracy (grammatically correct sentences)

There will be 1 round for the event.  Topics will be given to the students on the spot. The 3 best  performers for each section will be selected,

i.e from each section i.e. 3X8= 24 students

Event date: 2nd February 2018

Regards,

Grade 2 team

IMPORTANT NOTE FOR DIWALI POT LUCK PARTY – Grade 2

IMPORTANT NOTE FOR DIWALI POT LUCK PARTY – Grade 2

Dear Parents,

On Saturday, 14th October being the last working day of the school before Diwali vacation, we have a Pot Luck Party. Students need to bring Indian traditional food items. Please follow Friday food policy of our school while sending the food. Also ensure the quantity is sufficient for 5-6 students.

Kindly note that the students need to come in school uniform.

Wishing you and your family a joyous Diwali !!

Regards,

Grade 2

Diwali Celebrations – Grade 2

Diwali Celebrations – Grade 2

This Diwali, we would like parents to join us and celebrate this glorious festival. Let’s make this festival a memorable one. We invite parents to come and participate in sweet making celebration on 13th October’17. The timings would be informed later depending on the responses.

SWEET MAKING Celebration

Parents can make any homemade sweets/mithai for which the cooking part i.e. the pre-preparation can be done at home and the final preparation will be done in the class in front of the students. The volunteer parents can bring induction cook top and use the same if needed. The child of the volunteering parent can help while preparing the sweet. Both of them need to wear an apron. We can provide any utensils like thali, thaal, big bowl if required. Any member of the family (father, mother, grandmother, grandfather, uncle, aunt) can participate in sweet making celebration.

Interested parents need to fill the form given below by 11th October, Wednesday.

 

FINALISTS OF THE LITERARY EVENT-POETRY RECITATION

FINALISTS OF THE LITERARY EVENT-POETRY RECITATION

Dear All,

The competition is getting tougher and tougher. Yes, today was the semi-final round of the Poetry Recitation and the judges had a tough time deciding the finalists.

The  list of the finalists is as follows:

S.No Name of the student House
1 Naisha Mittal Unity
2 Dravya Jain Unity
3 Manya Kelawala Dignity
4 Kush Thummar Liberty
5 Ria Thakker Dignity
6 Jiah Bhojan Liberty
7 Eeshaan Sonthalia Unity
8 Stasha John Unity
9 Mahika Shah Integrity
10 Riana Thummar Liberty

Note: The finalists need to get the hard copy of the poem they will recite in the final round which will be conducted on 19th September,2017. The poetry has to be different from the one they recited in the semi-finals.

Please prepare your child on the basis of the criterias already posted on the blog.

All the best !

Literary Event – Finalists of the first round

Literary Event – Finalists of the first round

Dear all, 

We would really like to appreciate the enthusiasm and dedication of both the parents as well as the students for the poetry recitation. We had a tough time deciding the semi-finalists from all the 8 sections. The results for the first round of Poetry Recitation are as follows:

Discover Think Wonder Dream Create Ponder Explore Invent
Manya Kelawala Ria Thakker Dev Sheth Ranav V Agarwal Sanvi Yadav Eeshaan Sonthalia Stasha John Mahika Shah
Kush Thummar Jaivee Kagalwala Navya Parekh Dravya Jain Jiah Bhojani Keaan Patel Priyansh Agarwal Ridhima Vahora
Reanna Ranka Nishika Baid Naisha Mittal Daksh C Rathi Akshat Bansal Arham Jain Siyona Gujarati Riana Thummar

The selected students have to recite the same poem tomorrow for the semi final round. (Out of 24 we will select 10 students for the final round)

Congratulations and all the best for tomorrow !!!

Few glimpses of the same

 

 

 

1st Literary Event of the year

1st Literary Event of the year

IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING LITERARY EVENT: GRADE 2

Dear Parents,

We are organizing the first literary event Poem Recitation of the year 2017-18. The objective of the literary event is to expand students experience and exposure to poetry. It embellishes and develops their linguistic skills. It aims at providing a platform to the students where they can unleash their creativity. It also enhances their listening and oral skills.

The students will be judged on the following criteria:

1.Voice modulation

2 Expression

3.Clarity of speech,

4.Pronunciation

5.Fluency

There will be 2 rounds for this event. The audition round will have all the grade 2 students participate. The finalist will be the top 3 students from each class. The winners will have to recite a different poem in the final round.

Please send the poem with your child for the competition.

The first round of the event will be held on 11th September 2017 and the final round on 18th September 2017.

Note: Poems excluding Empowering English reference book and should be age relevant.

INTRODUCTION OF SINGLE SUBJECT TEACHERS – GRADE 2

INTRODUCTION OF SINGLE SUBJECT TEACHERS – GRADE 2

Dear Parents,

I would like to introduce the single subject teachers of Grade 2 for the academic year 2017 – 18

Indian Languages teachers:

 Kruti Dholu - Indian Languages Team Leader

Kruti is a commerce graduate with a bachelors degree in education. She is working with Fountainhead School since 2011. She is a fun loving person, full of creative ideas. She likes to take up new challenges in life. She enjoys life to the fullest.

 

  Poonam Suthar - Grade  2 -Wonder, Dream, Explore, Discover

She has pursued a PG Diploma in nutrition and dietetics and also holds a B.Ed degree. She joined Fountainhead in 2016. She is a passionate teacher who takes no time in creating bond with the children. She likes reading Hindi novels.

 

 

Sangita Vegad - Grade  2 – Ponder, Think, Create, Invent

Sangita Vegad joined Fountainhead school in 2017. She has done B.Ed with English. She is in teaching profession since 17 years. She is a life long learner and is always ready to take new challenges in life. She loves reading books and listening to music.

 

Unnati Bhagat – Gujarati teacher. She has done M.A. (English) from Gujarat University, B.Ed. (English, Sanskrit) from VNSGU with a distinction, T.T.N.C. (Teachers Training in Needle Craft) with a distinction, and SCOPE. She has been working with Fountainhead since 2012. She has been teaching Gujarati in various grades across the school. She has a good command over Gujarati and Hindi language. She likes to read and listen to Gujarati ghazals, cook, and travel. She also writes poems in Gujarati and Hindi.

 

Vaishali Patel Gujarati teacher - She has done  her M.A and B. Ed. from VNSGU. She has been teaching Gujarati in various grades across the school. She is a good reader and loves to travel. She has been working with Fountainhead School since 2011. Her ideology is to be a lifelong learner.

 

 

Arts Team

Shalini Nandkumar – Team Leader : She has been in the teaching profession since 2008 and is working with Fountainhead School since 2012. She is PYP Arts Team Leader. She has done her “Diploma in Commercial Arts” from Government Polytechnic for Girls. She has attended IB workshops of CAT 1, 2 and 3. She has facilitated SAIBSA job alike session in Feb 2017.

 

 

Priti Pimpalkhare: Priti Pimpalkhare is Sangeet Visharad from Akhil Bharatiya Gandharva Vidhyalaya  Miraj. She has also completed  NTT  (Nursery teacher training) from Mother Teresa institute Chandigarh and ECCE (Early childhood care and education) from  NOS Government of India (Chandigarh). Priti is the music teacher for Sr.Kg and Grade 2

 

 

Parul Kaur: Parul kaur joined Fountainhead School in May 2016 as a PYP Visual art teacher. She has done her Bachelor and Master’s degree from the faculty of fine art in The Maharaja Sayajirao University Baroda. She has achieved two gold medals in 2011 for bachelor degree and 2013 for masters degree for her subject – painting. She is the Visual Art teacher for grade 2 (Wonder,Ponder, Think and Invent) , 5 and 6.

 

Pooja Bhatt: Pooja Bhatt has been working with Fountainhead School since 2015 as a Dance teacher. She has done her schooling from R S M Poonawala Experimental School, she obtained a degree in Commerce from K. P. Commerce College. She has done Masters in Bharatnatyam. She is the Visual Art teacher for grade 1 and 2 ( Explore,Discover, Dream and Create) and grade 2 Dance teacher

 

Priti Patel: Priti Patel joined FS in April-2016. She has pursued B.P.A. and Diploma in dance. She is the Drama teacher for grade 1 and 2 and Gr.1 Dance teacher.

 

 

 

P.E Team 

Priyanka Chahwala (PYP Team Leader) has been working with Fountainhead School since 2010. She has completed her Food Technology from Government Polytechnic, Goa. She enjoys dancing and reading nonfiction books. She is passionate about teaching.

 

 

Ankit Reshamwala is a PYP PE educator. He has completed his B.com and has done his B.P.Ed from Maliba university. He is a certified tennis coach. He is a member of the All India Tennis Associaton, School games & is a Mahakumbh Selector & National Refree.
He will be coaching the following Classes for PYP PE :

 

Pinkle Abraham is a PYP PE educator and a qualified football coach. He is a National football player and has also participated in various university & state level football tournaments. He has also represented for state level athletic (100,200,400, long jump) and handball tournament.

 

Mohammed Zulkif Jelani is a PYP PE educator & a qualified Table tennis. He has completed his B.com, M.B.A and Sports Business Management. He is a State level Medallist and University player in Table Tennis. He has officiated various national and state level Table Tennis Tournaments. He has worked with National Cricket teams of India, England and Netherlands.

 

Mitesh Patel is a PYP PE educator and a Frisbee coach. He is a qualified Skating coach and has participated in National skating tournaments. He is also a national Frisbee player.

 

 

 

Bilal Bham is a PYP PE educator and a qualified football coach. He has participated at national/state/university level football tournament. He has also represented in atletics (100,200 ) at state level . He has also played for BARCA Club (baroda) football.
He will be coaching the following Classes for PYP PE :

 

Asif Patel is a PYP PE educator and a qualified Roller speed skating coach. He has participated in the state speed skating tournament and also in 2 Open nationals.
He will be coaching the following Classes for PYP PE :