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Last day potluck guidelines

Last day potluck guidelines

Dear students,

Another academic year has come to an end. A year filled with joy, happiness, challenges, and victories. A year that will be dearly cherished by all of us. To celebrate a new beginning, we will be having a potluck party in our grade tomorrow from 8:30 am to 8:55 am. Kindly keep in mind the following points while planning for it:-

  1. The food to be brought has to be in alignment with the ‘Last Wednesday of the month’ food policy.
  2. To minimize the plastic waste, ensure to bring your own set of cutlery (a medium-sized plate, a spoon, a fork, a small bowl, and a glass).
  3. In case you haven’t yet issued the books for the summer reading program, please note that tomorrow is the last day to do so. Bring your school ID card.
  4. Avoid bringing Chromebook to school tomorrow.
  5. You may bring board games to play with your classmates. However, any equipment related to outdoor games isn’t allowed.
  6. Please check if your PTC appointment is booked. If not, kindly do it as soon as possible.
Guidelines for students- PYP Exhibition 2018-19

Guidelines for students- PYP Exhibition 2018-19

Dear students,

Finally, the day is here! The one we all were waiting for. The one we have been preparing for. The one which will culminate our PYP learning and will embark the beginning of a new journey. The PYP Exhibition!
To ensure a smooth flow of the event, kindly take note of the following points:-
1. The exhibition will be held on two days i.e. 16th and 17th April 2019.
2. You will be presenting your research work and arts performance on both days.
 3. The exhibition will commence at 8:00 am. Ensure that you are present around your display board once the event starts.
4. The presentations will go on until 9:00 am.
5. Refreshments will be served in Bon Appetit for parents from 9:00 am to 9:20 am. However, you need to bring your breakfast meal from home.
6. The art performances will begin at 9:25 am in Y-box. Make sure you are settled in Hippodrome by that time.
7. The event will be concluded by 12:00 pm.
To make this event a success, we seek your maximum cooperation. Together, we can make it happen. And we will!
PYP Exhibition 2018-19

PYP Exhibition 2018-19

Dear parents,

The clock is ticking. The countdown is about to end. The students’ armor of knowledge and shield of confidence are glinting brightly. The wait is over! Grade-6 presents ‘The PYP exhibition’- an event we all were waiting for so long. An event students were preparing for, since the inception of Grade-6. An event that will culminate their PYP learning and embark the beginning of a new journey…
Kindly note the following details:-
1. The exhibition will be held on two days i.e. 16th and 17th April 2019.
2. All of the students will be presenting their research work and arts performance on both the days, however, to reach out to the audience effectivelyparents of Evolve, Excogitate, Enlighten and Deliberate homeroom class are requested to attend the event on 16th April 2019 (Tuesday) whereas the parents of other sections, namely, Contemplate, Ruminate, Conjecture and Progress are requested to attend on 17th April 2019 (Wednesday). 
 
3. The exhibition will commence at 8:00 am. Kindly ensure that you are settled in Y-box by that time wherein the Grade-6 team leader will address the audience.
4. Students will then present their research work in Comedor (Block-6, ground floor), Grade-6 wing and exhibition area (besides Grade-6 wing). The presentations will go on until 9:00 am.
5. Refreshments will be served in Bon Appetit from 9:00 am to 9:20 am.
6. The art performances will begin at 9:25 am in Y-box.
7. The event will be concluded by 12:00 pm.
8. Please carry your RFID card for identification.
9. Car-pooling is highly recommended.
10. Kindly ensure that your cell phones are on silent/vibrate mode during art performances.
Please click here for more details.
We are looking forward to your presence.
-Grade-6 team
Silent Rally – Today – 9th April

Silent Rally – Today – 9th April

Dear parents,
 
The students’ enthusiasm is raging these days so as to put their best foot forward during PYP exhibition. The motive behind this exhibition is to influence/persuade people about making this world a better place to live in. In order to reach out to the masses, we, the Grade-6 team, have organized a ‘silent’ rally today (Tuesday, 9th April 2019) as a part of our action. With reference to the e-mail sent by the team regarding this event, we have received the approval from the respective civil authorities. 
 
Kindly note the following details about the event:-
 
1)The rally will commence sharp at 5:45 pm from SVNIT college and will take a U-turn from Kargil Chowk, coming back to an end at the starting point. Click here to explore the route of the rally.
 
2) So as to avoid congestion, the students need to abide by the following time of reporting at Malhar complex, Piplod:-
 
a) 5:00 PM to 5:15 PM- Conjecture, Progress, Ruminate and Contemplate
b) 5:15 PM to 5:30 PM- Deliberate, Enlighten, Evolve and Excogitate
 
Kindly note that the students will then be taken away from this spot to SVNIT college by the Homeroom teacher.
 
3) Students have to report in proper uniform (ID card, school/sports shoes, regular school t-shirt and not house t-shirt). If the student is not found to be in proper uniform, he/she will not be allowed to participate.
 
4) Car-pooling is highly recommended as traffic at the reporting venue (Malhar complex) might lead to cancellation of the event by the official authorities.
 
5) In case any child reports to the venue later than 5:30 PM, he/she will not be allowed to be a part of this rally.
 
6) Kindly leave the venue as soon as you drop your child so as to make space for other parents to drop theirs.
 
7) Once the rally has culminated, you need to pick up your child from the reporting venue (Malhar complex) as per the following schedule:-
 
a) 7:00 PM to 7:15 PM- Conjecture, Progress, Ruminate and Contemplate
b) 7:15 PM to 7:30 PM- Deliberate, Enlighten, Evolve and Excogitate
 
8) Please ensure that you carry the RFID card along. Under no circumstances, you can pick up your child without getting it verified by the teacher.
 
9) Keeping in mind the weather conditions, students need to carry a water bottle so as to stay hydrated.  
 
10) Please take a note that the reporting venue for both pick-up and drop off is Malhar Complex and not SVNIT college.
 
11) In case you need assistance about the location of reporting venue, kindly click here. This link will redirect you to google maps location.
 
12) The banners/posters have been created in school, by the students. 
 
13) This rally has been arranged to spread awareness about the topic selected by the students. Hence, any kind of parent-teacher interaction will not be entertained.
 
Please note that in any case of traffic jam or congestion, the rally will be canceled by the authorities. Seeking your cooperation.
 
A lot of efforts and time has been invested to make this event happen. We seek your utmost cooperation to make it successful yet a memorable one for students.  
 
-Grade-6 team

 

Homework for the day- 28th March 2019 (updated)

Homework for the day- 28th March 2019 (updated)

Dear students,

Kindly take a note of the following homework tasks for today:-

  1. Go through the blog post put up today related to invitation card for our exhibition. Submission day- Monday
  2. Submit the Maths homework tomorrow that was assigned yesterday.
  3. Research about the art form you selected to express your thoughts about the chosen topic. Start maintaining a document in your group folder so as to put down your ideas. In case it wasn’t discussed in your class today, kindly wait until tomorrow for this update.
  4. Finish off all the other tasks assigned by your mentors and teacher-in-charge.

Important note:- Kindly get your survey forms checked by your teacher-in-charge before circulating it to the audience. Ensure that all of the resources used by you or pieces of evidence collected by you are being moved to your group folder as soon as possible.

Homework for the day- 28th March 2019

Homework for the day- 28th March 2019

Dear students,

Kindly take a note of the following homework tasks for today:-

  1. Go through the blog post put up today related to invitation card for our exhibition. Submission day- Monday
  2. Submit the Maths homework tomorrow that was assigned yesterday.
  3. Research about the art form you selected to express your thoughts about the chosen topic. Start maintaining a document in your group folder so as to put down your ideas.
  4. Finish off all the other tasks assigned by your mentors and teacher-in-charge.

Important note:- Kindly get your survey forms checked by your teacher-in-charge before circulating it to the audience. Ensure that all of the resources used by you or pieces of evidence collected by you are being moved to your group folder as soon as possible.

“The principles of true art is not to portray, but to evoke” -Jerzy Kosinski

“The principles of true art is not to portray, but to evoke” -Jerzy Kosinski

Dear students,
The preparation for PYP exhibition is at its peak these days and it’s delightful to watch all of you staying determined and committed to your task. Kudos to all of you for keeping your spirit high!
Since this event is a culminating event for your PYP journey, it’s a proud moment for all of the stakeholders to be a part of this and witness it by marking their presence. Hence, we need to work together to create an ‘Invitation’ which will be circulated to the school community as well as other IB schools.
As a part of your homework, you need to create a poster which will encompass the theme of our exhibition. You may choose to include elements related to the following keywords:-
1. The culmination of PYP journey
2. Influencing/persuading people through different mediums
3. UN sustainable development goals
4. Creating a better place to live in
5. Random act of kindness
6. People living in harmony
The poster(s) justifying the theme of our exhibition to the maximum will be featured in our invitation card. So, let your creativity soar and contribute to this design for change. Looking forward to marvelous pieces from you. All the best!
Homework for the day- 27th March 2019

Homework for the day- 27th March 2019

Dear students,

Take note of following homework tasks for today:-

  1. Check your answers of worksheet 1(Decimals- division) and 2(Decimals- multiplication) that were assigned as homework on 25th March. You will find the answer key to the worksheets on page 2.
  2. Solve this worksheet in your Maths homework notebook or journal sheets. Submission date-29th March
  3. Finish off all the other tasks assigned by your mentor or teacher-in-charge. They might have communicated to you about these tasks either verbally or through the mail or google classroom. Kindly check and do the needful.