Boy's welfare committee meeting - 2024

Boys' welfare committee meeting was conducted at Podar International School, #Chandrapur on 12.02.2024. The topic was 'Health and Diet' to create awareness among students. Dr. Valmik Somase, the Principal, addressed the gathering. He advised students that children need a healthy and balanced diet containing food from each food group so they get a wide range of nutrients that help them stay healthy. Children's appetites vary depending on age, growth spurt, and how much activity they have done, so it's important to provide appropriately sized portions. In his speech, he suggested that healthy, active young people can have large appetites; they need to lessen screen time and must go for more physical activities that will enhance their appetite.

Girls welfare committee meeting - 2024

The Girls' Welfare Meeting held at Podar International School, #Chandrapur on February 12, 2024, aimed to address important aspects of a healthy diet. The event featured Dr. Abhilasha Gaoture, a pediatrician and social activist, as the keynote speaker. The importance of a healthy diet in our daily life was highlighted. A healthy diet is essential for good health and nutrition. She emphasized the importance of eating a variety of foods and consuming less salt, sugars, and saturated and industrially-produced trans-fats, which are essential for a healthy diet. She highlighted the need for regular handwashing, maintaining cleanliness of personal belongings, and adhering to proper etiquette in shared spaces, the importance of consuming nutritious foods, and cautioned against the harmful effects of consuming junk food. Students actively participated in this session. Dr. Gaoture addressed queries on a healthy diet. Principal Dr. Valmik Somase extended gratitude to Dr. Abhilasha Gaoture for her valuable contribution and dedication to the well-being of our students.

Annual Day Celebration 2023-2024

Podar International School, #Chandrapur, transported its audience into the enchanting world of 'Malgudi Day' during its Annual Day celebration on February 2, 2024. The event was a symphony of talent and creativity, with Chief Guest Shri. Vipin Paliwal, Municipal Commissioner of Chandrapur, adding grace to the occasion. Dr. Rajesh Ranjan, Principal of Podar International School, Ballarpur, and Smt. Lata Wadive, Police Inspector of Durgapur Police Station, graced the event, further elevating the festivities.

The ceremonial lighting of the lamp marked the commencement of the program, setting the stage for a day filled with captivating performances. Dr. Valmik Somase, Principal of Podar International School, Chandrapur, extended a warm welcome to the esteemed guests, emphasizing the significance of the theme 'Malgudi Day.'

The highlight of the celebration was the mesmerizing portrayal of Malgudi Day through drama and dances by students from primary and secondary schools.

The event was a true community celebration, with students and parents from all classes coming together to witness and participate in the cultural extravaganza.

Class 2 students, including Shanaya Jain, Elisha Garg, Trisha Kukde, and Swayambhu Zanjari, took charge of conducting the program, showcasing their leadership skills and confidence. The vote of thanks, a heartwarming conclusion to the evening, was eloquently delivered by Saee Wargantiwar and Purab Paliwal, both from Class 2. A day to remember, filled with joy, creativity, and the spirit of Malgudi Day."

Grade X Farewell 2023-2024

"Capturing the essence of a memorable farewell for our Grade 10 students! The school organized a heartfelt event filled with laughter, camaraderie, and cherished moments. Each student received a thoughtful gift, symbolizing the school's best wishes for their future endeavors. The atmosphere was buzzing with excitement as students engaged in lively games, creating lasting memories with their classmates.

The highlight of the evening was the inspirational speech by our esteemed principal, who shared invaluable life lessons and motivated the students to pursue their dreams with passion and determination. It was a beautiful blend of nostalgia and optimism, marking the end of a chapter and the beginning of new adventures.

As we bid farewell to these remarkable individuals, we celebrate not just their academic achievements, but also the unique bonds and growth they experienced during their time with us. Here's to the graduating class of Grade 10. May your paths be filled with success, joy, and endless possibilities!

75th Republic Day Celebration - 2024

Celebrating the Spirit of Democracy: Podar International School, #Chandrapur, marked the 75th Republic Day with unparalleled enthusiasm! From the inspiring flag hoisting by Dr. Kirtivardhan Dixit to the vibrant decorations adorning our school grounds, the day was a true ode to our nation's pride. The heartwarming patriotic dance and song presentations captivated the audience, bringing together parents, students, and teachers in a shared celebration of unity. In a thought-provoking speech, School Headmistress Ms. Guneet Sahani emphasized the significance of Republic Day, highlighting India's democratic values and the collective responsibility we all bear to contribute towards our nation's progress. The program, skillfully moderated by Tanak Khobragade and Mansi Shah of grade 6th, filled the air with gratitude as Prachi Sheladia from grade 9th delivered a heartfelt vote of thanks, showcasing the talent and dedication of our students. As we reflect on this momentous occasion, let's renew our commitment to working together, fostering a sense of unity, and building a stronger, brighter future for our beloved country.

SOF International English Olympiad exam and chess competition - 2024
"Amid an atmosphere charged with accomplishment, Podar International School Chandrapur orchestrated a momentous Certificate Distribution Ceremony, commemorating the stellar achievements in the SOF International English Olympiad Exam and Chess Competition. As certificates and gleaming medals were bestowed upon the deserving achievers, the school's esteemed Principal, in an inspiring moment, shared words of motivation that resonated with the students' dedication and hard work. The event not only recognized academic prowess but also celebrated the strategic brilliance displayed on the chessboard, creating a harmonious blend of intellect and skill. Congratulations to all the students for their outstanding achievements, and may these accolades be a testament to their commitment to excellence.
Inter Podar Literary fest - 2024

In a symphony of intellect and creativity, Podar International School Chandrapur and Podar International School Ballarshah coalesced their academic realms, orchestrating a spellbinding Literary Fest that transcended geographical boundaries. Amidst the pages of literature, students from both schools wove tales of inspiration and innovation, each word echoing the collaborative spirit of education. The resonance of this literary celebration was heightened as both school principals, beacons of encouragement, took the stage to applaud the students' literary endeavors. Their words served as catalysts, fostering a culture where learning knows no bounds. As the Literary Fest unfolded, it wasn't just a celebration of words but a testament to the unifying force of education, creating memories that will linger in the hearts and minds of these students for years to come. Kudos to the principals and students for weaving a tapestry of shared knowledge and literary brilliance!

Certificate distribution of general knowledge Olympiad exam and lokmat maha game box cricket - 2024
Under the canopy of academic brilliance and the roar of sporting achievements, our school witnessed a dual celebration as certificates for the General Knowledge Olympiad and the Lokmat Maha Game Box Cricket participation were bestowed upon our remarkable students. Principal Sir, with an eloquent blend of pride and encouragement, graced the occasion, commending the students for their intellectual prowess and athletic endeavors. In the symphony of achievement, our school stands as a testament to nurturing both the mind and body, fostering an environment where curiosity meets resilience. A heartfelt congratulations to our students, weaving a tapestry of excellence across the realms of knowledge and sportsmanship!
Thematic unit Jumpstart 'What we wear' - 2024

"Empathy in Action: Grade 2 students at Podar International School, Chandrapur, embarked on a heartwarming Jumpstart activity, generously donating their own clothes to bring warmth and joy to orphaned children. The spirit of giving thrived as these young philanthropists selflessly contributed, creating a ripple of compassion. The donated clothing found a new home at Jan Kalyan Shahar Upjivika Kendra, Nagar Parishad, Bhadrawati, amplifying the impact of this collective act of kindness. Together, the students have woven threads of hope, proving that even the smallest gestures can make a significant difference in the lives of those less fortunate.

Financial Literacy Awareness Training - 2024

"In a collaborative effort to enhance financial literacy education, a comprehensive CBSE training was recently conducted at Podar International School, Chandrapur. The event not only benefited the dedicated teachers of Podar but also welcomed educators from Shree Maharishi Vidhya Mandir School, emphasizing a collective commitment to empowering the academic community. The dynamic and insightful sessions were spearheaded by the esteemed resource person, Mr. Ajinkya Gajbhiye. His expertise illuminated the intricacies of financial literacy, providing valuable insights that are crucial for educators. The training's end was graced by the esteemed presence of the school principal, Dr. Valmik Somase, whose address echoed the importance of integrating financial literacy into the curriculum. He commended the dedication of the participating teachers and stressed the pivotal role they play in shaping well-rounded, financially savvy individuals.

Jumpstart Activity 'Theme - Significant People – Characters and Events that Changed the World' - 2024
A Jumpstart Event has activities that are supposed to be carried out before the theme is introduced in the school. This is to immerse the students in the theme without directly telling them what it is all about. These activities are designed to surprise the students, evoke their imagination, and engage them in the upcoming theme from the start. It also provides a common platform so that every student has some experience to draw from as he/she progresses through the unit. Primary Grades have done the "I WANT TO BE NEXT" activity, Secondary Grades have "MY DREAM AMBITION IN LIFE" and "MY STAR QUALITIES" activities, and "I AM GOOD AT..." activity for All Grades.
Certificate of appreciation - 2023
"Celebrating the Wings of Wisdom! Podar International School, #Chandrapur students soared to new heights at the World Wide Wisdom Global Challenge 2023 by WWF. Anurag Jevalikar and Advait Vaidya, shining in Round 3, showcased their avian expertise. Kudos to Ms. Nagma Sheikh for her guidance, honored with a Certificate of Appreciation.Dr.Valmik Somase, the principal applauds the students' knowledge quest and encourages all to seize such enriching opportunities. " Stepping into Victory! Asmi Regundawar (6A) and Yashika Potdukhe (5B) sprinted to success, earning 'Certificate of Finishers' at the Marathon organized by Dr. Satchidanand Mungantiwar Memorial Medicolympics. Congratulations to the participating students:
House Competition 'Mythbusters' - 2023
MYTHBUSTERS – Uncovering Myths, Fairy Tales and Legends Engraved in Time’. House Competition – ‘The Wall of Myths’

Celebrating the triumph of knowledge and creativity! Ventus House emerges victorious in the epic 'Wall of Myths' house competition, where Tera, Aqua, Ignis, and Ventus houses delved into the realms of myths, fairy tales, and legends. From unraveling ancient mysteries to debunking age-old myths, each house brought forth a tapestry of stories engraved in time. Students have found out about the specific myths and collected information, pictures, symbols, and articles from countries like India, China, Greece, Egypt, and Africa. Ventus House, with their captivating exploration and insightful revelations, clinched the top spot! A huge shoutout to every student who poured their heart and intellect into this quest for truth. Let the Wall of Myths stand tall as a testament to our shared pursuit of knowledge and the magic woven into the tales of old.

Sports Day Celebration 2023-2024

Celebrating a day of sheer athleticism and camaraderie at Podar International School, #Chandrapur! Dr. Bhushan Uplanchiwar, a distinguished retina specialist, graced the occasion as our esteemed guest, adding a touch of brilliance to our Sports Day extravaganza.

The rhythmic beats of the march past echoed the unity and discipline ingrained in our students, setting the stage for an unforgettable day. Mesmerizing dance performances by our talented students added a burst of energy, showcasing not just physical prowess but also artistic flair.

From track and field to various sports activities, our students displayed unparalleled skill and sportsmanship, making every moment count. The thrill of the teachers' race brought smiles and cheers, emphasizing the bond between educators and students. The parent race added a delightful twist, proving that enthusiasm knows no age limits.

A special mention to our esteemed Principal, Dr. Valmik Somase, whose inspiring address resonated with wisdom and motivation, setting the tone for a day filled with triumphs and teamwork. Your words are the guiding force behind the spirit of Podar International School.

As the sun set on our Sports Day, it left behind memories of laughter, achievement, and a community united by the love for sports. Here's to more victories, more celebrations, and the unwavering spirit of Podar International School #Chandrapur.

Children's Day Celebration - 2023
"Radiating smiles and bubbling with enthusiasm, Children's Day at Podar International School #Chandrapur was a celebration of the vibrant spirit that defines our extraordinary students. In the spirit of joy and appreciation, each student was gifted a token of affection, a small reminder of the unique brilliance they bring to our school community. As laughter echoed through the corridors and classrooms, we witnessed the magic of childhood and the boundless potential within each young mind. Here's to fostering creativity, nurturing dreams, and cherishing the incredible journey of growth together. *Happy Children's Day, dear students!* May your days be filled with wonder, discovery, and the joy that you so effortlessly bring to our Podar family.
Cyber Crime Awareness Program - 2023

We are delighted to share a recap of the recently conducted *Legal and Cyber Crime Awareness Program* at *Podar International School #Chandrapur Chandrapur* , which took place on October 30th, 2023, for students in grades VIII to X.

The event was a significant step towards equipping our young learners with essential knowledge about legal awareness and cybercrime, and it featured distinguished speakers such as *Mr. Sumit Joshi-* Secretary of District Legal Service Authority Chandrapur and Civil Judge Senior Division and ADDL Chief Judicial magistrate Chandrapur, *Mrs. Ashwini Wakde* - PSI, Bharosa Cell and *Mr. Mujawar Ali* from Cyber Security and Safety who provided valuable insights:
Mr. Sumit Joshi elucidated the POCSO Act 2012, shedding light on key articles such as Article 39A . His informative session aimed to make students aware of their rights and the importance of understanding these legal provisions.
Mr. Mujawar Ali addressed various cybercrimes, focusing on those that often involve students as both victims and perpetrators. He emphasized the role of emotional control in protecting themselves and others from the perils of the online world.
Mrs. Wakde shared real-life cases (with anonymous names) to illustrate the dangers of interacting with strangers and engaging in age-inappropriate activities, including any form of sexual misconduct. Her stories served as stark reminders of the need for caution and awareness.

All our speakers, through their extensive experience and expertise, connected with our students by presenting real cases they had dealt with, many of which involved students. This made the information relatable and emphasized the importance of vigilance and responsible behavior.

The overarching goal of the seminar was to instill in our students an understanding of cybercrimes, the negative consequences of irresponsible social media use, and, most importantly, their social responsibility. We firmly believe that this knowledge will empower our students to make informed and responsible choices in their digital lives, ensuring their safety and the safety of those around them.

Navratri Celebration - 2023
Throughout these nine days of Navratri all over Gujarat, people celebrate 'Dandiya Nights'. But dancing with parents and teachers in their own school campus will be an evergreen memory for our pupils. On October 21,2023 Podar International School #Chandrapur organised 'Dandiya Night with Podarites' for all the parents, students and teachers.. Their happiness and excitement in the program was noticeable. when they got an opportunity to perform garba their happiness reached very high.. School organised the program 'Dandiya Night with Podarites' but parents added grace to the program. School is thankful to the participating parents to creating navratri memory with our students.
School Tour - 2023
"Wag Villa Tour: Where Every Moment Was a Splash of Fun and Adventure". Our students embarked on an unforgettable journey on 30th September which was filled with excitement and learning as they enjoyed the day at the water park and embraced thrilling adventures. The students, from grade 1 to 10, enjoyed as their laughter echoed through the slides, and the joy of making a splash was contagious! They relished every water-filled moment, creating memories that will last a lifetime. Our Smart Tour with students, led by the watchful eye of Principal Sir, as well as enthusiastic teachers, was a resounding success.
Ganesh Chaturthi Celebration - 2023

Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi, is one of the most celebrated festivals in India. It marks the birth anniversary of Lord Ganesha.

In Podar International School Datala #Chandrapur, Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated with various activities and events to acquaint students with the cultural and religious significance of the festival. One of the highlights of the celebrations is taking the students for aarti.

The aarti begins with the lighting of a lamp, symbolizing the presence of divine energy. Students join in by clapping and singing devotional hymns, praising Lord Ganesha and seeking his blessings. This collective act of devotion creates a sense of unity and spirituality among the students, fostering a deeper understanding of their cultural heritage.

During the aarti, students are encouraged to offer flowers and prasad (sacred food) to Lord Ganesha. This act of giving reinforces the values of gratitude and generosity in the young minds. It also serves as a reminder for students to be thankful for what they have and to share their blessings with others, extending the spirit of the festival beyond the school premises.

Ganesh Chaturthi celebration in schools is a wonderful opportunity for students to connect with their cultural heritage and learn important values. Taking the students for aarti during the festivities enhances their spiritual development and fosters a sense of unity and gratitude. It is a celebration that instills in them a deep sense of reverence and respect for Lord Ganesha and his teachings.

Biz Kids Bazaar - 2023

Empowering Young Entrepreneurs: The Biz KIDZ Bazar at Podar International School Datala #Chandrapur In a vibrant and bustling event that showcased creativity, entrepreneurship, and a taste of culture, students recently took part in the exciting Biz KIDZ Bazar. This unique activity not only provided a platform for young minds to explore their entrepreneurial spirit but also celebrated the rich traditions of Mandala art and Gond art while tantalizing taste buds with an array of delectable treats.Artistic Ventures: Mandala, Manjusha and Gond Art, known for its intricate patterns and soothing symmetry, and Gond art, a traditional Indian folk art known for its vivid and colorful depictions of nature and daily life, took center stage at the event. Students transformed their creativity into unique pieces of art that mesmerized visitors. From hand-painted canvases to custom-designed clothing, the talent on display was nothing short of inspiring.The art wasn't just for show, though. These young entrepreneurs took their passion a step further by offering art workshops where attendees could try their hand at creating their own Mandala, Manjusha and Gond art pieces. It was a remarkable opportunity for art enthusiasts to learn and appreciate the cultural significance of these forms.

Adding a delicious twist to the event, students also ventured into the world of culinary entrepreneurship. Food stalls adorned with an array of mouthwatering dishes lined the venue. From street-style chaats to delectable desserts, the aroma wafting through the air was enough to tempt anyone's taste buds.

The event served as a reminder that our young generation is not only our future but also the future of innovation and progress. By nurturing their entrepreneurial spirit and appreciating their artistic talents, we are sowing the seeds for a brighter tomorrow.In conclusion, the Biz KIDZ Bazar was a resounding success, celebrating the fusion of art and entrepreneurship. It not only showcased the talent and creativity of our students but also instilled in them the values of hard work, innovation, and community engagement. We look forward to witnessing the future endeavors of these young entrepreneurs as they continue to blossom into leaders of tomorrow.

Hindi diwas celebration - 2023
Teacher's Day Celebration - 2023

"Empowering Minds: Students Take the Lead on Teachers' Day!"

The Teacher's Day celebration organized by the 10th-grade students of Podar International School Datala #Chandrapur was a resounding success, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts of both teachers and students. It served as a beautiful reminder that the relationship between teachers and students is not only about education but also about the enduring bonds of respect and admiration that are formed in the process of learning and growing together. The main event of the day was a cultural program organized entirely by the students. It showcased a diverse array of talent, dance and anchoring. The students worked tirelessly to perfect their performances, and it was evident that they put their hearts into every act. The ground was filled with cheers and applause as the students showcased their talents.

House Competition "Pitch it - The Clash of Advertisements" - 2023

In the realm of advertisements, it's not just about selling a product or service anymore; it's about crafting an experience, telling a story, and making a lasting impression. Our young entrepreneurs have been leading the charge, bringing fresh perspectives, bold ideas, and the latest digital tools to the table. The School Inter House Competition had not only crowned a victor but had also instilled a sense of pride and unity among the students. As the Ventus house celebrated their triumph and our Principal Dr.Valmik Somase's inspiring words resonated with the students. This event aims to give students the opportunity to place themselves in the core strategy of the business making process that is to promote a product. Students used their knowledge, did thorough research, executed and created excellent campaigning materials like charts, slogans etc to promote their products in the competition.

Independence Day Celebration - 2023

August 15th holds immense significance for every Indian, whether residing within India or abroad. It is a day of immense pride and patriotism as the Indian flag flies high in the blue sky at our homes and schools. As we raise the tricolour, let us pay homage to the brave freedom fighters who made the ultimate sacrifice in the struggle for independence.

On the 76th independence of India, let us solemnly promise to contribute to our country's progress, uphold its dignity, and safeguard its values. Let us ensure to walk on the path of the freedom fighters and stay responsible, seek knowledge and become dedicated citizens committed to defending our nation against any challenges. On this auspicious occasion we blessed with our chief guest Ms. Arnavi Dubey our ex student who brought glory to our institution in the year of 2022 with marvelous study performance and Mrs. Guneet Sahani Ma'am Headmistress of Podar Prep.

Every year, schools organize several independence day activities to let students respect the feeling of an Independent India. Our young talents presented performances and the participants are from all middle school.

The feeling of getting goosebumps when one listens to patriotic songs is untraceable. And so is the feeling of singing patriotic songs on stage. Our students group presented melodious performances on the stage. Last but not list Mrs. Pooja Gayakwad delivered a vote of thanks.

Girl Welfare Committee Meeting - 2023

The Girls Welfare Meeting held at Podar International School, #Chandrapur on August 8, 2023, aimed to address important aspects of personal hygiene, menstrual health, and overall well-being among female students. The event featured Dr. Deepali Musale, a prominent medical professional from Musale Hospital, as the keynote speaker. The importance of promoting girls' well-being and hygiene was highlighted. She emphasized the importance of maintaining cleanliness and how it contributes to physical and mental well-being. She highlighted the need for regular hand wash, maintaining cleanliness of personal belongings, and adhering to proper etiquette in shared spaces, importance of consuming nutritious foods and cautioned against the harmful effects of consuming junk food. Students actively participated, seeking clarifications on various hygiene-related topics. Dr. Musale addressed queries, providing evidence-based answers and dispelling myths. Principal Dr. Valmik Somase extends gratitude to Dr. Deepali Musale for her valuable contribution and dedication to the well-being of our students.

Boys Welfare Committee Meeting - 2023

The Boys Welfare Committee at Podar International School, #Chandrapur, successfully organized a highly informative and impactful seminar focused on skill formation, personality development, and job opportunities across various sectors on 8th August, 2023. The event, led by the school's principal, Mr.Valmik Somase,Mr.Shashikant Rajgade and Mr.Roshan Wairagade aimed to empower students with valuable insights and guidance for their future endeavors.

The attendees participated in interactive workshops that covered a wide range of skills. These sessions were designed to provide practical knowledge and hands-on experience in fields like skill formation, communication, professionalism, problem-solving and critical thinking etc.

It showcased the school's commitment to provide holistic education that goes beyond textbooks.

Investiture Ceremony 2023-2024

The investiture ceremony held at Podar International School, #Chandrapur on August 10, 2023, marked the official announcement of the Student Council for the academic year 2023-2024. The event began with the singing of the Maharashtra anthem by the school's students, setting a patriotic tone.

Police Inspector Lata Wadive's presence added significance to the occasion as she enlightened the students regarding the safety measures to be followed on a daily basis. The ceremony took place in the school's sports arena, emphasizing the importance of discipline and teamwork, which are vital qualities for leadership.

Selected through confidential voting, the Student Council members were introduced to the audience. School Head Boy Anurag Jevlikar, Head Girl Aabha Joshi, Sports Head Ranveer Darbar, Cultural Program Head Aditya Yadav. Furthermore, the individuals appointed as leaders for the four houses were as follows: Sarthak Mehta and Krutika Padole for Aqua House, Parth Singh Tomar and Aditi Lohakare for Ignis House, Sarvasv Karlewar and Prachi Sheladia for Terra House, and Aditya Raj and Palak Warbhe for Ventus House. These chosen leaders hold the responsibility of guiding and representing their respective houses, ensuring active participation in various school activities and competitions. Their commitment to fostering a sense of belonging is highly regarded.

Dr. Valmik Somase, the Principal of the school, along with Mrs. Lata Wadive, awarded badges and sashes to the newly elected Student Council members. The oath-taking ceremony followed, during which the students pledged to fulfill their responsibilities diligently.

The ceremony concluded with Dr. Somase acknowledging the dedication of the Student Council members and encouraging them to uphold their roles with integrity and commitment. The event not only celebrated leadership but also emphasized the values of discipline, responsibility, and teamwork among the school's students.

Certificate Distribution for achievement in National Cyber Olympiad exam - 2023

Podar International school #Chandrapur has organised a felicitation programme for the achievers of SOF National Cyber Olympiad exam 2022-23 on 7th August 2024.The students worked hard to reach their goals and made an outstanding difference in the exam. The achievers were honoured by conferring the medals and certificates.

1.Mast Aviraj Gidwani Grade 2 secured gold medal of distinction and school rank 1
2. Mast Palvish Chalakh Grade 2 secured gold medal of distinction School rank 2
3. Miss Trisha Kukade Grade 2 secured gold medal of distinction and school rank 3
4. Mast Viyaan Bambole Grade 2 secured gold medal of distinction and school rank 4
5.Miss Ira Vaidya received medal of excellence
6. Mast Swarnim Shrugare Grade 2 received medal of excellence
7.Mast Tanish Mankar Grade 2
8. Miss Aarohi Pande Grade 3 Gold medal of excellence school rank 1
9.Mast Riddhansh Wankhede Grade 3 certificate of excellence
10. Miss Ishanvi Thengne Grade 3 certificate of excellence
11. Mast Aarav Wasade Grade 3 certificate of excellence
12. Mast Ridul Umare Grade 3 certificate of excellence
13.Miss Ishita Kulsange Grade 4 certificate of excellence
14. Miss Shriya Dakhare Grade 4 certificate of excellence
15. Miss Azeeza Shivji Grade 4 certificate of excellence
16. Miss Shrimayi Thawari Grade 4 certificate of excellence
17. Mast Manas Joshi Grade 6 certificate of excellence
18. Mast Aradya Khande Grade 6 certificate of excellence
19. Mast Reyansh Garg Grade 6 certificate of excellence
20. Miss Harshada Rathod Grade 7 certificate of excellence
21. Miss Aabha Joshi Grade 8 certificate of excellence
22. Miss Vrisha Doshi Grade 8 certificate of excellence

English Olympiad achievers
23. Miss Srishti Chandrawansi Grade 4 certificate of excellence
24. Miss Anushka Rathod Grade 5 certificate of excellence
25. Miss Vrisha Doshi Grade 8 certificate of excellence

The program was concluded with the motivating words of our honorable Principal Mr. Valmik Somase.

Culminating Event 'Marvellous Me' - 2023
Podar International School #Chandrapur organised a Culminating Event for Grade I on Saturday 8th July 2023 based on theme "Marvellous Me" by this theme students learned ," About me, My Family, The School". Students came in red and white colour pretty clothes and they performed dance very well. They all were overjoyed, enthusiastic and excited for the event and presented themselves marvellously.
Express Yourself Activity 'Young Entrepreneur' - 2023

In recent years, there has been a growing trend of young people starting their own businesses. These young entrepreneurs are not only changing the way we do business, but they are also proving that it is possible to be successful at a young age. Therefore, Podar International School, #Chandrapur conducted Express Yourself activity on the theme "Young Entrepreneurs" where -
Class 1 and 2: Show and tell their dream jobs. What do you want to be when you grow up? Class 1 and 2 share their entrepreneurial dreams."
Grades 3 and 4: Customers on board! Grades 3 and 4 create flyers to promote their businesses and learn the importance of marketing their businesses with flyer making activity.
Grades 5 and 6: "Is entrepreneurship worth leaving a 9-5 job for? Grades 5 and 6 discuss the pros and cons and explore the entrepreneurial mindset in class discussion.
Grades 7 and 8: "Catchy tunes to croon! Grades 7 and 8 compose jingles to promote their businesses and learn the power of music in marketing their businesses with jingle composing activity."

Certificate Distribution for achievement in English, Math, and Science Olympiads - 2023

Podar International School #Chandrapur is proud to honor our exceptional young minds who have achieved remarkable milestones in the fields of English, Math, and Science Olympiads!

Join us in recognizing their dedication, hard work, and passion for knowledge as we present them with well-deserved Achievement Certificates!

Our students' achievements are a testament to their perseverance and the unwavering support of our dedicated faculty and parents.

Let's applaud their brilliance and motivate them to continue reaching new heights in their academic pursuits!

English Olympiad Achievements
Let's begin with our young stars who have outshined in the English Olympiad:

  1. Shanaya Jain (Grade 2) - International Rank 20, Zonal Rank 18
  2. Trisha Kukade (Grade 2) - International Rank 20, Zonal Rank 16
  3. Swarnim Shrungare (Grade 2) - International Rank 9, Zonal Rank 9
  4. Anushree Parihar (Grade 2) - International Rank 20, Zonal Rank 18
  5. Purab Paliwal (Grade 2) - International Rank 22, Zonal Rank 22
  6. Aviraj Gidwani (Grade 2) - International Rank 9, Zonal Rank 8
  7. Viyaan Bambole (Grade 2) - International Rank 39, Zonal Rank 28
  8. Palvish Chalakh (Grade 2) - International Rank 14, Zonal Rank 12

Mathematics Olympiad Achievements
Let's now recognize our mathematical geniuses:

  1. Anishka Rathod (Grade 5) - International Rank 4880, Zonal Rank 813
  2. Soumya Zullurwar (Grade 6) - International Rank 4928, Zonal Rank 322
  3. Arnova Tiwari (Grade 8) - International Rank 1656, Zonal Rank 148

Science Olympiad Achievements
Our budding scientists have also excelled in the Science Olympiad:

  1. Srishti Chandrawanshi (Grade 4) - International Rank 1062, Zonal Rank 130
  2. Yashika Potdukhe (Grade 5) - International Rank 1126, Zonal Rank 115
  3. Manasmi Deshpande (Grade 6) - International Rank 2977, Zonal Rank 240
  4. Shlok Ingle (Grade 8) - International Rank 4397, Zonal Rank 541

Let us give all these brilliant minds a huge round of applause for their extraordinary efforts! To our students, remember that dreams become goals when you take action towards their achievement. Your dedication and hard work have brought you this far, and we believe you will continue to reach even greater heights! Thank you to our esteemed Principal Sir, Mr. Valmik Somase, for your continuous support and encouragement in shaping these young minds.Congratulations once again to all the achievers! You are an inspiration to us all.

Students achievement in Vocal and Instrumental Music Exam - 2023

Akhil Bharitya Gandharv Mahavidyalaya Mandal, Mumbai organised vocal and instrumental exam. Music is a world within itself, with a language we all understand and achievements are a result of hard work, determination and constant efforts with a positive attitude.This is why Podar International School, Chandrapur is always one step ahead in felicitation of students.

The principal of Podar International School #Chandrapur - Dr. Valmik Somase appreciated the musical endeavors of students by giving them certificates.

1) Rudrani Velankiwar of Grade III B passed Vocal exam with distinction.
2) Manas Joshi of VI A passed Vocal exam with distinction.
3) Manasmi Deshpande of VI B passed Vocal exam with distinction.
4) Tanak Khobragade of VI B passed Vocal exam with distinction.
5) Maninder Singh Johari of IX passed Tabla exam with second rank.
6) Soumya Zullurwar of VI A passed Vocal exam with first rank.
7) Vihan Tadase of VI A passed Vocal exam with first rank.

The Gourmet Club - 2023
We at Podar International School #Chandrapur strongly believe that cooking is a very important life skill that should be inculcated in kids from an early age. We can start by teaching them how to operate basic utensils. It also helps them understand how various things work and develops a sense of curiosity in them.You can never say enough to appreciate a good cook but encouraging someone is a wonderful way to show your gratitude. Cooking requires great effort and patience. The act of love that goes into cooking often goes unnoticed. Make a great cook feel loved ..and here presenting our young talents from all grades.. watching them cooking was like the feast for your eyes..
International Paper Bag Day - 2023
The special occasion of International paper bag day is observed every year on July 12 to spread awareness about the benefits of using paper bags over plastic bags. Using paper bags has enormous benefits for nature such as they are biodegradable, free from toxins and do not release any poisonous gases in the environment. Podar International School, #Chandrapur organised a paper bag making contest held for the grades from l to lX. Students participated with great excitement and made different types of paper bags of different sizes and colours. They creatively decorated the bags with their own imagination. All the bags were collectively looking amazing. Overall it was a fun loving activity for the students.
Jumpstart Activity 'Young Entrepreneur' - 2023
Starting your business is like planting a sapling..First, you have to invest your time and money. Podar International School #Chandrapur Chandrapur has conducted Jumpstart Activity- "Let's go for shopping" with the theme of "Young Entrepreneur discovering the businessman in you" were enjoyed by our young minds "on 10/07/2023.Paying for grocery store goods used to be pretty easy, but these days there's more to checking out at the market than counting money on your fingers. Students learn about small businesses and understand how to manage their shopping list with this activity.
Tech-O-Mania 'TECH-IT-UP' - A World of Gadgets and Gizmos' - 2023

The school-wide theme 'TECH-IT-UP' culminated with an event - 'TECH-O-MANIA',organized by the students and staff members of the school within the premises. This event showcased the changes in technology in today's times.

This event focused on how technology has moved into our lives and homes. The students had showed and explained how technology has changed how we live today and how it might change in future. The event gave the students an opportunity to display their understanding and knowledge of the impact of technology in their lives. The students displayed their work that was done in the classroom and also a few ideas were been given of putting up posters on the different topics covered in the IE session.

The 'TECH-O-MANIA' event was the concluding event for the school-wide theme in Integrated English module 'TECH-IT-UP' - A World of Gadgets and Gizmos.

This event was an initiative for the students to come and present their knowledge which enhanced their confidence to become effective communicators. The students worked together under the guidance of their class teachers to generate ideas, plan and execute their ideas. This became a class project with the students researching and developing ideas together. The class teacher formed teams/groups within the class for different tasks.

Some of the topics portrayed were:
‘Activities Lost to the Screen’ – A creative display was made by writing things or drawing pictures on activities that they want to do in a day but do not find the time for.

‘Can’t read anymore ! “When asked about this, the student talked about how device addiction and increased screen time has reduced the ability of the brain to focus on one task. Reading a book is one such task that needs undivided attention.

The event received overwhelming response from the parents. They were ecstatic to share their ideas over various topics. The students received appreciation for their innovative display. The event was a grand success.

National Technology Day - 2023
Podar international school #Chandrapur celebrated National technology day under the theme- Tech-it-up! -A World of Gadgets and Gizmos. National technology day was first observed on 11th may 1999, it aims to honour the accomplishment of Indian Scientists, Physicist, researchers, technologies and many others working in the areas of science and technology. On this occasion, a special assembly was conducted. The students explained how technology has changed and how it might changed in the future. Grade IX and X students shared information and conducted a quiz and it grade 5 onwards participated in this quiz competition.
Guru Purnima Celebration - 2023

Tech-It-Up: A World of Gadgets and Gizmos Magazine Competition - 2023

Podar International School - Chandrapur is thrilled to announce the successful completion of the much-anticipated "Tech-It-Up" magazine competition on the topic "Tech Revolution 2050," which took place in our school.

The event was a grand success, and we owe it to the enthusiastic participation and collaborative efforts of our esteemed principal, dedicated teachers, and talented students.

"Tech-It-Up: A World of Gadgets and Gizmos Magazine Competition" aimed to ignite the passion for technology and innovation among our student community while exploring the thrilling possibilities of the future in the year 2050. The competition focused on various aspects of technology, from artificial intelligence and sustainable energy solutions to space exploration and augmented reality.

The success of Tech-It-Up was a result of the outstanding collaboration between our exceptional teachers, supportive judges, and creative students. Principal Dr. Valmik Somase played a crucial role in leading the event, providing guidance, motivation, and unwavering support to all participants.

The highlight of the competition was the creation of captivating magazine spreads by the participating teams namely Aqua,Ignis Terra,Ventus. The teams left no stone unturned in crafting their presentations, incorporating innovative technologies and ideas that addressed real-world challenges and opportunities. The judges were left astounded by the creativity and originality displayed by our young tech enthusiasts.

Frida Chunarkar Yash Rane of Ventus House were winners of the competition. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to our principal and students for their unwavering support, dedication, and enthusiasm, making Tech-It-Up an inspiring event. We look forward to continuing our journey towards a tech-driven future where possibilities are boundless and innovation knows no limits.

School Reopening Day 2023-2024
Reunited and Ready to Learn: School Reopening Day Begins a New Chapter of Education and Connection. Podar International School, Chandrapur reopened the school on 30th June 2023 as per Government GR .The students were welcomed with great zeal and enthusiasm. Dr. Valmik Somase, Principal of Podar International School , Chandrapur addressed the students motivating them for the new beginning.
International Yoga Day Celebration - 2023
This year, the theme for International Yoga Day 2023 is 'Yoga for Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam,' effectively encapsulating our collective aspiration for 'One Earth, One Family, and One Future.' The event began with a brief introduction on Yoga Day by Mr. Sushil which was followed by inspirational speech by honourable Principal Dr. Valmik Somase. The event began with warm up exercises . All the teaching, non-teaching and house keeping staff very enthusiastically practiced & performed various sitting and standing asanas. The importance of these asanas were explained simultaneously. Principal sir later demonstrated various other asanas and explained their importance. The celebration concluded with the vote of thanks given by Ms. Guneet Sahani , Headmistress of Podar Prep.
Express Yourself 'IE Theme - Tech It Up' - 2023
Under the IE Theme "Tech It Up- A World of Gadgets and Gizmos" Express Yourself Activity was organised for the Students of Podar International School #Chandrapur in which various activities were conducted, these activities will help students to develop their spatial sense. Story-Robot Rumpus, A Tete-a-Tete between a Regular watch and a Smart Watch, Comic Strip and Debate from which students had interactive discussions and they enthusiastically participated in all these activities.
Prize Distribution Ceremony 2022-23

Awards are a way to encourage good behaviour and inculcate competitive spirit. This is the reason why Podar International School, Chandrapur is always one step ahead in felicitation of students.

The principal of podar international school, #Chandrapur- Dr. Valmik Somase appreciated the hard work of the students by awarding them with medals, certificates and trophies.

  1. Ira Vaidya II A Won trophy in Chess Tournament held in Chandrapur District for under 17 girls.
  2. Purab Paliwal II B Achieved certificate and medal of participation in District level under-9 open and girls selection chess Champonship 2023.
  3. Swara Shahare VI A Won a medal in under-17 Chess Tournament 2023 conducted at Aanand Niketan Mahavidyalay , Aanandwan.
  4. Yash Somase IX Achieved certificate in Chess Tournament held at District level by Directorate of Sports and youth services.
  5. Gayatri Dhere IX Achieved certificate in Badminton Tournament held at District level by Directorate of Sports and youth services.
  6. Krutika Padole IX Achieved certificate in Badminton Tournament held at District level by Directorate of Sports and youth services.
  7. Palak Warbhe IX Achieved certificate in Badminton Tournament held at District level by Directorate of Sports and youth services.
  8. Atharva Ramteke X Achieved certificate in training programme on Effective Public Speaking orgnized by JCI Chandrapur.
  9. Sarvoday Sahare X Achieved certificate in Chess Tournament held at District level by Directorate of Sports and youth services.
  10. Shweta Agale X Won a trophy in chess tournament , organized by Mitraseva Group of foundation and department of Physical education and sports Anand Niketan College, Warora.
Prize Distribution Ceremony 2022-23

To enhance students problem solving skills Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF) has conducted International Mathematics Olympiad (IMO).A good number of students from PIS,#Chandrapur had participated and 26 students won gold medals .Podar International School #Chandrapur conducted SOF felicitation ceremony for the Winners.

The names of Gold medallist are as follows
Devansh Kulkarni
Shanaya Jain
Ira Vaidya
Anushree Parihar
Purab Palliwal
Ishanvi Thengne
Aarohi Pane
Kinjal Wandhare
Swaraj Mohitkar
Shrimayi Thawari
Ekansh Khokhale
Anishka Rathod
Advita Chopade
Yashika Potdhuke
Rustom Mulley
Viraaj Kanstiya
Soumya Zullurwar
Aarna Mokhade
Harshada Rathod
Parth Singh Tomar
Arav Tiwari
Vrisha Doshi
Arpeet Bhople
Rayyan Sharif
Shubham Kumar
Piyush Kumar

Tech It Up 'A World of Gadgets and Gifzmos' - 2023
Podar International School, Chandrapur conducted a Jumpstart activity before the theme "TECH-IT-UP! A WORLD OF GADGETS AND GIFZMOS" was introduced to the students. Various activities such as describing Favourite Gadgets, designing a draft for future inventions, Robotic dance etc were conducted in the classes.The theme focuses on making the students more aware of the technology we use every day and encouraging them to appreciate how technology influences our life. This jumpstart activity was successfully completed in all the grades.
'Tour within body' for grade V to IX - 2023
"One demonstration is equivalent to one hundred explanations ."_ Podar International School Chandrapur organised "Tour within body" for grade V to IX on Saturday 18 th February 2023. In that tour students visited government college, Chandrapur. Students acquired knowledge about functions of internal organs of human body like brain, kidneys,heart, etc. They could study preserved human bodies and were shown PPTs on medical health stress management ,etc . Students were fascinated through this tour. As it was great learning experience for them.
Women's Day Celebration - 2023
International Women's Day was celebrated in Podar International School - Chandrapur. The Principal appreciated women's contributions in education field and their multi tasking abilities. He honored every woman on campus for her dedication to the work and loyalty to the organization. All the degnified ladies of teaching and non teaching sections were appreciated and were offered a token of love.
School Picnic - 2023
The most awaited day of the year was the school picnic to Podar International school, #Chandrapur.The school picnic was for the student Grade I to IX. The Butterfly Garden gave an experience of being surrounded by greenery and the beauty of nature. The students were extremely excited till they reached. The students were amazed to see the statue of the butterflies and the sports equipment. Every child was given an opportunity to participate and enjoy themselves.The most enjoyable time was in the play area with swings, slides etc. Indeed it was a great day for all the students and teachers, as it strengthened the bond between the students and their teachers.
Science Exhibition - 2023

A science exhibition is a wonderful tool that engages students in learning new facts. Students develops in them the curiosity to learn and also provides a platform for the students to use their scientific knowledge and bring the best invention from their brains. students work together in groups and learn from each other. They shared their ideas and collectively galvanize those ideas to bring something innovative into implementation. This allowed the students to develop their social and moral skills and make them a better team player. Podar International school #Chandrapur conducted a Science exhibition on the occasion of National Science Day 28/2/2022 . Students from grade V to Grade IX actively participated in the exhibition. All the students attended the exhibition Podar International school #Chandrapur believes that science exhibitions help to explore the creative talent of the students and push them to think outside the box. Students enjoyed learning through these exhibitions as they put effort and made models with their own hands. Principal Dr.Valmik Somase appreciated the sincere efforts of students who made astonishing models in the exhibition.

Marathi Rajbhasha Diwas - 2023

Culminating Event 'Jungle Beats' - 2023
Podar International school #Chandrapur conducted culminating event Jungle beats organised by the students and teachers of Grade 1 within the school premises.This event focus on all that the students have been learning about during the unit through musical performance dances Jungle parade .The purpose of this events students wore costumes based on different kinds of plants and animals that they have been learning in this unit . It immerse the students in the theme without telling them what is it all about. It also provides a common platform so that every student has an experience to learn the progress from this unit .
Felicitation of Winners - 2023

Podar International School, #Chandrapur felicitated the following winners giving them certificates and medals.

  1. Dhawal Gaikwad 5B Gold Medal All Styles Martial Arts Championship – 2023.
  2. Tarsh Arora 2B certificate andmedal In participated in running competition organised by lokmat campus club
  3. Veda Mokade 2A certificate andmedal In participated in running competition organised by lokmat campus club
  4. Shravya shende 2A certificate andmedal In participated in running competition organised by lokmat campus club
  5. Priyal Mane 3 B certificate In participated insports competition organised by lokmat campus club
  6. Ashneer sahni 4 A participation certificate andmedal Alama 18 th international level competition
  7. Arna Mokade 5 a participation certificate andmedal In participated in running competition organised by lokmat campus club
  8. Prisha Ghate 5A Trophy and certificate JCI CHANDRAPUR URBAN MULTISTATE BANK
  9. IRA Vaidya 1A Trophy certificate 2 days chess workshop held at swami vivekanand junior science college ,Gadchiroli BLACK GOLD CITY CHANDRAPUR ROLLER SKATING BATTLE 2023 held on 19/02/2023
  10. Md.Abdul ahad khan 3A Certificate and Medal Category;Beginner
  11. Ilisha Garg 1A Certificate and Medal Category;Beginner bronze
  12. Umang Mirashe 2B Certificate and Medal category :quad bronze ranking 3rd position
  13. Ayansh Taksande 1A Certificate and Medal category Beginner bronze
  14. Durvesh Hiwarkar 1B Certificate and Medal category Beginner bronze
  15. ShRAya Shende 2A Certificate and Medal category:Quad silver ranking 2nd position
  16. Purvansh Mane 1A Certificate and Medal category Beginner bronze ranking 3rd position
  17. Shiven Kotpalliwar 1A Certificate and Medal category:Quad bronze ranking 3rd position
  18. Mayra Kotpalliwar 2B Certificate and Medal category:Quad silver ranking 2nd position
  19. Chavvi Maddiwar 2B Certificate and Medal category:Quad gold ranking first position
  20. Priyal Mane 3B Certificate and Medal category:Quad bronze ranking 3rd position
  21. Abha Mandape 4A Certificate category:Quad
  22. Vibhor Tonge 4A Certificate and Medal category Beginner bronze ranking 3rd position
  23. Reyansh Garg 5B Certificate and Medal category :quad bronze ranking 3rd position
  24. Aarav Jain 5B Certificate category :quad
  25. Inaya Pathan 5A Certificate category :quad bronze ranking
  26. Shlok Ingle 7A Certificate and Medal category :quad bronze ranking
Mock Fire Drill - 2023
"Ensuring safety first! Our team participated in a fire mock drill today, preparing ourselves for any emergency situation that may arise.
Podar Volunteer Program - 2023

Community is a familiar thread used to bring people together to advocate and support each other . The main aim of the Podar Volunteer Program is to encourage students to give back to their communities. Giving back instills in students the idea that they can make the world a better place, one small project at a time. Volunteer opportunities for children teach important social-emotional skills such as compassion, social awareness, relationship skills, leadership, and more. When students participate in a service project, it provides them with a sense of purpose and helps them strengthen their social-emotional core.

Dr.Hedgewar Janmshatabdi Samiti from Chandrapur has undertaken a number of welfare projects Chandrapur’s Ashray hostel for underprivileged and destitute children is one such project. Students of Podar International School ,#Chandrapur under Podar Volunteer program visited the hostel and actively participated in the donation drive. The donations made were
Students of Grade II donated their old clothes and gently used household items.
Students of Grade III donated their old/used toys.
Students of Grade V donated Books.

It is important to give to the community and by undertaking the initiative podarites have shown their unconditional affection towards the community.

Pariksha pe charcha - 2023

Education with a holistic perspective is concerned with the development of every person's intellectual, emotional, social, physical, artistic, creative and spiritual potential. Pariksha Pe Charcha is part of the larger movement - ‘Exam Warriors’ - led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to create a stress-free atmosphere for youngsters. Pariksha Pe Charcha is part of the larger movement - ‘Exam Warriors’ - led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to create a stress-free atmosphere for youngsters.

It is a movement that is driven by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's efforts to bring together students, parents, teachers and the society to foster an environment where the unique individuality of each child is celebrated, encouraged and allowed to express themself. Learning should be an enjoyable, fulfilling and endless journey - this is the message of our Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

To support this joyful journey Podar International School ,#Chandrapur ensured proper arrangements for students to attend the live broadcast of Pariksha pe Charcha 2023 on January 27,2023.In continuation to this journey students also participated inExam Warriors Art Competition held on 24 January,2023.Students Also attended Pariksha pe charcha painting competition held on 23 January in Kendriya Vidyalaya Durgapur.18 School fromChandrapur District participated in competition.Mimansa Kanstiya grabbed 4th place in this competition,and each student was awarded withPrime Minister Narendra Modi's path breaking, bestselling book 'Exam Warriors'.

Annual Day Celebration 2022-2023

Podar International School Chandrapur organised Annual Day Function for the year 2023 on the 6th of February. The gala was embedded with spectacular performances, bringing to life the theme of the event 'Krishna Kathayein'. Mr. Yogesh Mhatre- General Manager of Podar Nagpur Hub, Mr. Shyam Narayan Sahu- Principal of Podar International School Nagpur Besa, Ms. Lucky Sadrani- Principal of Podar International School Katol, Dr. Rakesh Ranjan- Principal of Podar International School Ballarpur, Ms. Medha Nair- Principal of Podar International School Wardha graced the occasion as chief guests with their august presence. Students across Grades I to X through skits and dance routines put up a spectacular event portraying the life of Lord Krishna from his birth to him sharing Bhagavad Geeta knowledge for the masses. Parents of Podarites attended this program that ran such a smooth course, well-orchestrated, culminating precisely on time. This was followed by awarding the students with the Winner House and Runner up Trophy for the year round House Competition by the hands of the Chief Guest and Principal Dr. Valmik Somase along with the Head boy Mas. Rehaan Puglia and Head girl Ms. Samayra Puglia. Also, students of Podar International School Chandrapur who are awarded the prestigious Aajivasan trophy for maximum participation PAN India, were felicitated on this platform. It was a grand event filled with divine fervour, artful set-up, heartening compering, aesthetic nuances and a highly encouraging audience of guests and Podar parents.

Express Yourself 'Pleat by Pleat' - 2023
Under the theme of ‘Pleat by Pleat: Traversing the World of Sustainable Fabrics’ and as part of the ‘Express Yourself’ activity, the students of Podar International School - Chandrapur participated in series of activities like show and tell activity in which they will showcase how a sari can be used in different ways as per their imagination. The students were given a hand-on experience of using different objects that can be used for printing. Students got an opportunity to design their school uniforms. They thought about different materials and patterns that could be incorporated in designing their school uniforms. The students discussed how local entrepreneurs/ small scale industries can merge with large scale clothing brands to ensure a market for their products/clothing and earn profit. Students actively participated in all the activities and gained an enormous insight about the world of fabrics.
74th Republic Day Celebration - 2023

Every year on 26th January, the whole country comes together to celebrate Republic Day. This year, India is marking its 74th Republic Day.

Celebrating the sovereignty of our country, Podar International School #Chandrapur organised 74th Republic Day in a special way.

After unfurling the Tricolor on the occasion of this National festival and singing the National Anthem, various cultural activities sending out patriotic messages were organised. Students danced, sang and performed a skit to mark this occasion of national significance. Followed by this, an eminent social figure and knowledge resource, our Chief Guest for today Mr. Alok Dhotekar, addressed the gathering. He guided on how every person should have a moral code and hence strategically plant a specific number of trees in order to maintain balance of oxygen intake and production in the environment. It was a welcomed food for thought for the young audience and their mentors present. Principal Dr. Valmik Somase in his compendium address summarised various events organised by the school in the past one year, that is, 2022-23. He reiterated the pivotal role parents and School plays, in the lives of children to encourage them in Sports and help them win accolades at State and National level. He encapsulated how extra and co-curricular activities go a long way in paving the way for the overall well-being of children. He stated that he could envision that in coming year, students from Podar International School Chandrapur would come out in flying colors in various fields, especially in Sports and extra-curriculars. Students across all Grades, as well as parents of Podarites, partook in the commemoration of this National festival with fervour and heads held high.

After all, it's a day meant for us to rejoice in our glory as 'One Nation'!

Happy Republic Day to everyone!

Theme 'Pleat by Pleat' - 2023

Podar International school ,Chandrapur celebrated Suraiya Hasan Bose and her contributions to the world of textile industries under the THEME: ‘Pleat by Pleat: Traversing the World of Sustainable Fabrics’ by conducting an Assembly: Heroes who are Reviving India’s Heritage Textiles. Suraiya Bose was an Indian textile conservator, textile designer, and manufacturer, who worked to preserve traditional Indian textile art and techniques. She worked with the Indian Cottage Industries Emporium, as well as the Indian Handloom and Handicrafts Export Corporation, later establishing her own textile manufacturing unit to create traditional Indian textiles .Students from grade 8 Aditya Yadav portrayed the role Anchor and Suraiya Hasan Bose role was effortlessly played by Frida Chunarkar of Grade 7.

Students were enlightened by the different types of fabrics mentioned in the assembly like extinct weaves like– himru and mashru, also about the Indian rugs with ikat and kalamkari prints as well as gadwal and uppada sarees. Principal Dr. Valmik Somase addressed the students by giving them a brief idea about evolutions of clothes. He also informed that the textile and apparel industry in India contributes to the total revenue of the country.

3D Designing and Printing Competition - 2023

Knowledge becomes power only when we put it into some use.

The students of Podar International School - Chandrapur & Podar international school Ballarpur used their knowledge & came forward with projects, models created on 3D Printer.

A 3D printer is a type of machine that can create three-dimensional objects by building up layers of material under computer control. These objects can be of almost any shape or complexity, and can be made from a wide range of materials, including plastics, metals, and even living cells. 3D printers are used in a variety of industries, including aerospace, architecture, automotive, dental, and healthcare, and are also becoming popular in education field.

Students of PIS Chandrapur & PIS Ballarpur presented various 3D. Cheif Guest Mr. Irfan Sheikh, HOD - Computer Science, Vidya Niketan Jr. College Chandrapur appreciated the students' efforts. Principal Dr. Valmik Somase mentioned that Podar Education Networ pioneers the implementation of several innovations and Podar students at quick at grasping the modern education. Students' confidence for making was boosted after the event.

Jumpstart Activity 'Pleat by Pleat' - 2023
Podar International School #Chandrapur conducted the Jumpstart event for launching the theme ‘Pleat by Pleat: Traversing the World of Sustainable Fabrics’. The theme intends to help the students to explore the world of fabrics by raising questions about the process of turning fibre into fabrics, different types of fabrics they see around, how the textile industry runs. Students will henceforth develop curiosity about the fabrics around them, and also to dip into the history of different kinds of fabrics, sustainable fashion. Students took active participation in all the activities, and were immersed in the world of fabrics.
Fun Breathing Sessions - 2022

'Happy Me Club' of Podar International School #Chandrapur organised a 'FUN BREATHING' session for students. It comprised two sections- one is 'Animal Breathing Exercises' and the other of 'mindful breathing'. In 'Yogabhyas' we see how asanas inspired by various animals occupy a pivotal place. Merudandasana inspired by the animal 'bear', Matsyasana inspired by 'fish', Bhujangasana and Sarpasana the famous 'snake poses' and Simhasana inspired by 'the royal lion' are a few to name. Students across Grades I to VIII were explained the science of breathing and demonstrated by 'Happy Me Club' In-charge Ms. Sonam Kapoor, that how strategic deep breathing leads to a calmer and more relaxed mind. Thus, leading to increased fearlessness and confidence during stressful situations. Children were made to use their imagination, asked to pretend to be different animals and then breathe like them. They were given instances when they can make use of these techniques to fight their anxiety. Like few minutes before going on-stage or appearing for an examination, etc. Use of these techniques would serve as quick fix, at the ready Yogakriya for children. Students thoroughly enjoyed this session, assented to apply these techniques more often and even gave good feedback over this invigorating session.

Felicitation of Winners - 2022

Podar International School, #Chandrapur felicitated the following winners on 13th Dec 2022 by giving them certificates and medals.

1. Dhawal Gaikwad (Grade 5 B)
2.Mishika Khosla (Grade 5 B)
3.Malav Doshi (Grade 4 A)
4.Shourya Kochar ( Grade 3 A)

Believing that education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today, Podar International School always encourages their students to reach the sky.

Culminating Event for Grade II 'Theme - Clothes' - 2022
Podar International School, #Chandrapur organised Culminating Event for Grade II on Monday 12th December 2022 based on the theme, "Clothes". Students attended the event in festive attires and presented themselves marvellously. The "Fashion Fiesta" was organised by teachers. Parents were invited for the program. They were overjoyed and showed enthusiasm and excitement for the event.
Cyclothon - 2022

As part of Fit India School Week, Podar International School - Chandrapur organized a parent cycle rally in their school. 52 enthusiastic parents participated in this rally.Adarsh Patrol Pump, Mul Road via Priyadarshini Hall to Podar International School was the route decided for the rally. The rally was flagged off by the Senior Police Inspector of Ramnagar Police Station Mr. Rajesh Mule.

Dr. Mr. Sachin Bhede - first , Mr. Vikas Bhat - second and Mr. Chandu Bhede - third were the winners of the rally.

Dr. Mr. Valmik Somase honored the winners with gold, silver and bronze medals. In his speech he mentioned that the cycle rally under Feet India was a success due to the participation of all the enthusiastic parents right from Nursery to grade 10.

The program ended with thanking to all the participants.

7th Annual Sports Meet 2022-2023

Podar International School #Chandrapur organised it's 7th Annual Sports Meet on 26th of November, 2022 in the school playground. Students along with their parents were invited for the event. Program started with lighting the Olympic Torch followed by a spectacular feat of school parade marching the ground. The Preamble was read by the entire gathering to mark our Indian Constitution Day. Chief guests gracing the occasion with their august presence were Mr. Vipin Paliwal, Commissioner of Chandrapur Municipal Corporation and a big name in International Swimming Mr. Mahendra Kapoor. Speeches by these stalwarts motivated students to give their best and guided on how one should learn to accept defeat gracefully. Principal Dr. Valmik Somase inaugurated the Sports event comprising more than 100 races. Students gave their sincere best for various games and competitions by exhibiting teamwork, finesse, alertness and hardwork. Their rigorous training and quick thinking bagged them first, second and third places. Winners belonging to various Houses were simultaneously being honoured with medals on the victory stand. These points would eventually help determine the champion of this year-round House Competition. Students learn through sports so well since scientifically it uses all the senses while tapping into experiential learning faculties of one's brain. Parents of Podarites too were invited to participate in races. They were so inspired by the unwavering dedication of students that they too volunteered to compete in race in a huge number. They stole the show by being such a sport. Teaching as well as non-teaching staff of the school too tried their fitness on the ground by participating in the race. It was a remarkable day when every stakeholder involved partook with such zeal whilst enjoying sports in its true spirit. Podar International School Chandrapur family comprising students, parents, esteemed guests and school staff bonded so well over this magnificent feat that this day will go down in history as a remarkable sports fiesta and would be remembered for years to come.

International Men's Day - 2022

Everyday in their own unusual unassuming way, men contribute a lot to the family and society . To appreciate their efforts, Podar International School, #Chandrapur celebrated International Men's Day on 19th November, 2022. Quietly and unceremoniously men place their own dreams on the shelf and work at a back breaking and spirit numbing job just to provide for their family. To celebrate the presence of the male staff , the women of Podar International School Chandrapur organised a small event where they emphasized the important role the male staff play to keep the team together and appreciated their guidance and help. Mr. Valmik Somase, the principal, highlighted the fact that the strict nature men have to mask just to keep the family and children disciplined ; have got men misunderstood in various ways. It is time for us to look under the mask and appreciate and love the men for who they truly are - a father , brother, husband, friend or a colleague. They are strict yet loving , over-protective yet playful, distant yet helpful.

Felicitation of Winners - 2022

Podar International School, #Chandrapur felicitated the following winners on 17th Nov 2022 by giving them certificates and medals.

1. Dhruv Arora ( III B )
2. Prisha Ghate ( V A )
3. Rishan Agrawal ( VI )
4. Swaraj Mohitkar (III A )
5. Malav Doshi (IV)
6. Yuvaan Agrawal (VI)
7. Ranveer Darbar (VII )

Believing that education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today, Podar International School always encourages their students to reach the sky.

Winners of Taluka Level Chess Competition - 2022

Podar International School, #Chandrapur felicitated Winners of Taluka Level Chess Competition.

1. Mas. Yash Somase 1st Position Taluka Level Chess Competition Under 14 Category for Boys
2. Ms. Ketaki Sarnaik 1st Position Taluka Level Chess Competition Under 17 Category for Girls
3. Ms. Mimansa Kanstiya 4th Position Taluka Level Chess Competition Under 17 Category for Girls
4. Mas. Sarvoday Sahare 4th Position Taluka Level Chess Competition Under 17 Category for Boys

House Competition Poetry Competition - 2022

Podar International School #Chandrapur organised a House-wise Poetry Competition named 'Kaleidoscope - Gazing at the Magical Prism of Poetry'. To give the background, students across Grades are divided into four Houses Aqua, Ignis, Terra and Ventus and are made to compete throughout the year in various competency building contests. The aim of this particular competition was to test the artistic expression and vocabulary of the students. To see if they can dive into their imagination and give it wings by weaving down their thoughts into beautiful poems.

Three rounds were played- Guess the poem buzzer round, Poetry on the spot with word prompts and final round of Picture poetry. Students participated with lot of confidence and flair. They were thorough with their preparation prior to the competition. After a vigilant correction, evaluating teachers gave them scores. Finally, Ventus and Aqua Houses emerged as winners in First and Second place, followed by Terra and Ignis.

The young student-audience was enlightened to see the higher grade students treat poetry with such expertise. Principal Dr. Valmik Somase in his compendium address encouraged students to read and write more poems. He propelled that some masterpieces go on to become legends. Hence, this hobby of poetic expression should be encouraged.

Overall, with such good participation of students, the purpose of the competition was served with the icing on top.

Field trip for Grade 7 to Baba Amte Abhyasika - 2022
Podar International School, #Chandrapur organised a field trip for Grade 7 to Baba Amte Abhyasika, Chandrapur on the occasion of Children's Day i.e. on 14th November, 2022. The students visited the study centre established in the loving memory of Baba Amte and witnessed the fine arrangements made available in the library. The study centre was well equipped with sitting arrangements and books for the competitive exams. To encounter a well occupied library with a pin drop silence mesmerized the students. The happy smiling faces of the students were the evidence of the fun time they had.
Boys Welfare Committee - 2022
Health is a state of complete harmony of body, mind and spirit which can get affected by our lifestyle. To ensure that students stay inspired and motivated towards a healthy lifestyle Podar International School , #Chandrapur organised a session on Nurturing a Healthy Mind under the Boys Welfare Committee on 13th November 2022. Issues such as addiction of mobiles apps and various websites that can lead to an ill state of mind were discussed. Furthermore , the impact of a friend circle on our habits and careers was elucidated. Students were explained the benefits of a healthy lifestyle and mental health by the speaker Mr Roshan Wairagade.
Children's Day Celebration - 2022
Podar International School, #Chandrapur celebrated Children's Day with a lot of enthusiasm and its true spirit. Children were exhilarated to receive flowers and chocolate at the entrance itself.Celebration took place in school with students across all Grades. Teachers put up a wonderful show for the students by decorating the entrance for them followed by an assembly wherein teachers sung melodious songs and grooved to the tunes of perky songs. This was followed by a compendium address by Principal Dr. Valmik Somase wherein he stated that children are always young and child-like for parents and elders, no matter how old they grow. And that all of us have a child within us, who should be nurtured. He gave wishes to one-and-all on this day. Overall the celebration was 'sugar and spice, and everything nice', just like our dear students.
Zentangle Art Activity - 2022
Podar International School Chandrapur under Art Club conducted Zentangle Art Activity for Grades II to IX on 20th October, 22. Students were directed by their Club Incharge Mrs. Dipti Dixit, to draw various shapes and divide it into 5-6 sections. Each section is to be filled with different patterns- simple and consistent. These patterns could be made using dots, lines, curves, etc. This activity relaxes the mind while teaching Art in the most simplest way. Students thoroughly enjoyed partaking in it.
Ancient Tribal Art Activity - 2022
The Treasure trove Club Incharge arranged an activity for the students of classes I to VI .In it an ancient tribal Indian art with basic shapes such as dots,lines, circles, triangles and squares done on mud walls using white colour. It depicts gods or other deities, scenes of daily life, and important events that the painter chooses and does not imagine. The students enjoyed the activity and painted awesome warli paintings.
Joy of Giving - 2022
All the students in Podar International School,Chandrapur celebrated ‘Joy of Giving’ by actively engaging in class activities. The main idea of the special feature ‘Joy of Giving’ is to create awareness among the students related to environmental problems. The students understood that we are being nurtured by the resources available on the Earth. Hence, it is really important for us to ‘Give back to Earth’, the kindness and generosity we receive from her.
Jumpstart Activity 'Theme - Kaleidoscope' - 2022
Podar International School,Chandrapur started the new session with a new theme by conducting jumpstart . The focus of the theme ‘Kaleidoscope: Gazing at the Magical Prism of Poetry’ is for students to explore the literary form of ‘poetry’ through the various activities . The activities were conducted during the Jumpstart surprise, evoke imagination & engage students in the upcoming theme from the very beginning. It also provided a platform to all the students to draw from some experience while progressing through the module. All the students were immersed in this magical theme of poetry and made beautiful poems according to the topics.
Dandiya Nights with Podarites - 2022

Podar International School #Chandrapur organised a cultural fiesta, a spectacular celebration- 'Dandiya Nights with

Podarites' on 1st of October 2022. Students, Podar parents along with the guests attended the gathering in mass. To boost the morale of invitees, it was decided that prizes would also be given by the end of the evening. Dr. Valmik Somase welcomed the chief guests for the occasion Mr. Sunil Tiwari and Dr. Rakesh Ranjan along with the judges- Mrs. Jharna Gour and Mr. Devashish Roy. Children and elders performed splendid Garba raas whilst rejoicing in the festive fervour. Many prizes in the categories of best dressed and best dance were given to children as well as elders. Total 8 winners were declared for Garba competition- Ms. Savi Bhatt was best dressed girl, Mas. Dhruv Arora was best dressed boy, Ms. Samayra Puglia won for Best Dance (Girl), Mas. Meer Suchak for Best Dance (Boy). Mrs. Tina Suchak was best dressed lady and Mr. Rahul Bahadurkar was best dressed in men's category. Mrs. Jayashree Darbar won Best Dance (Female) prize and Mr. Avinash Bathkal won Best Dance (Male) prize. Special prizes were given to 10 students who contributed to making this congregation even more auspicious by hand painting Nine Avataras of Goddess Durga. This art work by Ms. Sanvi Matte (IV A), Ms. Anvi Shukla (IV A), Mas. Reyansh Garg (V B), Ms. Harshada Rathod (VI), Mas. Aditya Singh (V A), Mas. Aditya Yadav (VIII), Ms. Gayatri Dhere (VIII), Ms. Prachi Sheladiya (VIII), Mas. Sarvoday Sahare (IX) and Ms. Shweta Agale (IX), were mounted for the spectators. Thus the evening of divine convening, filled with festivities, celebrated by devotional dances and building camaraderie with everyone attending, was much appreciated by one and all.

2nd PTA Meeting - 2022

2nd PTA Meeting was conducted at Podar International School Chandrapur today on 24th September, 22. Members of Parent Teacher Association attended the meeting in a huge number wherein their queries, co-curricular as well as academic, were resolved by Principal Mr. Valmik Somase and all other staff members. Various events conducted by the school to create an overall holistic development of students was shown to the parents. Further plans of organising such events that increase the involvement of students as well as parents were also discussed. Parents appreciated the initiative of school to reduce burden of bags and further ways were discussed to address other hurdles in this regard. Paper pattern that has been changed by CBSE for board exams of Grades IX and X was discussed. Various ways of reducing the screen time for students were discussed. The intention was to develop healthy and transparent communication between parents and teachers, so that any glitches in the way of imparting the best education to students could be avoided. Overall the meeting could achieve the aim of strengthening teacher-parent association and including parents in planning the roadmap to better learning for the children.

Awareness regarding eye health and safety - 2022

Podar International School Chandrapur organised a very fruitful session on creating 'awareness regarding eye health and safety' for students of Grades VI to X, on 24th of September. Dr. Bhushan M. Uplanchiwar, an Ophthalm, as representative of Indian Medical Association initiative of creating better doctor patient relationship guided students on a range of sub topics, right from 20-20 rule for eye health to various eye conditions that require immediate medical attention, etc. Students were quite attentive throughout the session and were appreciated by Dr. Bhushan for getting various doubts clarified. Some important tips the doctor recommended to students included- socialising more rather than resorting to mobiles and laptops for recreation, staying away from firecrackers or at least being vigilant while handling them, to avoid contact of harmful substances with eyes. He advised to report immediately for lazy eye, cataract-like condition or squinting. He guided how one should avoid playing with sharp objects which can lead to an injury that ends up being a long standing and recurring eye problem. He guided various ways of maintaining hygiene of the eyes. He boiled down the entire session in one piece of advice- that when it comes to eyes, precaution is always better than cure. School appreciated the efforts and thanked the doctor, who so precisely yet conclusively guided students about such a pressing issue, especially at present times. The session was truly the need of the hour.

Felicitation of Winners - 2022
Hindi Diwas Celebration - 2022

Culminating Event 'Theme - My School' - 2022

At PODAR INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL #Chandrapur students of Grade participated in a culminating events on the topic 'My School'. Our students dressed up as teachers and other staff members for this event. Some of them dressed up as Principal Sir as well. They could empathise according to their age-level and learnt the importance of various jobs, as that of the Principal, teachers, librarian, music teacher, dance teacher, sports teacher etc. They could see and recognise their hardwork too. The students learnt more about teaching and learning process, through this event. The children want the same things as we want, to laugh, to be challenged, to be entertained and delighted.

Having fun with children creates good connection with the peers and teachers and connections build relationships. We need to raise our children tending their social needs of making relationships.

With the same purpose, 'My School' culminating event was organized for the students of Grade I as well as the staff members of the school, within the school premises.

Students participated whole heartedly and enjoyed the event even whilst learning.

Ganesh Chaturthi Celebration - 2022
Lord Ganesha is known as the God of good fortune who provides prosperity, fortune, success and destroys evil. Due to all these qualities, he is also known as Vighnaharta and the day of Ganesh Chaturthi is called Vinayaka Chavithi or Vinayaka Chaturthi. To celebrate this occasion,Podar International School, #Chandrapur installed Lord Ganesha's statue in the premises of the school. The pujas are offered daily in the morning. The aartis are performed by the teachers as well as students. Every day a roll number is selected through a lucky draw and that particular roll number from all the classes joins for the aarti. A lot of zeal and enthusiasm is observed among the students and teachers.
Teacher's Day Celebration - 2022

"The influence of good teachers extends beyond the classroom, well into the future." - F. Sionil Jose

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5th of September 2022 was observed with great pomp and circumstance by the students of Podar International School #Chandrapur to observe Teacher's Day celebration.

Teachers were most pleasantly surprised to find that students of Grades X, IX had put up such a grand and fantastic arrangement for teachers to mark this day. In honour of their teachers they organised cakes and gifts. Gifts were individualized for each teacher, which made it all the more special and significant. They involved Grade VIII to put up a beautiful and entertaining dance act for the teachers. They organised various games to let teachers enjoy themselves on this day away from work and responsibilities. Teachers played various fun games and mimicked one another to enjoy their share of amusement. Principal Sir in his compendium address noted how teachers' hard work fetches them respect in the long run. He encouraged teachers by sharing that any kind of tiff is only temporary and that the efforts of teachers go beyond the present and shape well into the future.

Overall it was a day full of emotions, fun and frolics. Kudos to students of our School, who exemplified such fantastic managerial skills. They won every teacher's heart by showering their love and showing deep-felt respect on this day!

One of the best celebrations ever!

The Sci-Hi Museum - 2022

On 27th of August, 2022, Podar International School #Chandrapur with the help of staff members and students organised an event on the theme 'Footprints in Time- An Archaeological Expedition'. This theme culminated into 'The Sci-Hi Museum'.

The School premises was used to focus on presenting various discoveries/excavations/monuments with a Scientific element in it and the History behind it. The event aimed at providing opportunities to students to showcase their learning about archaeology and examination of historical facts. Students got an insight into who an archaeologist is and they were encouraged to think like one.

Organising the 'Sci-Hi Museum' event was a wonderful way of reaching out to the students and parents to experience some fun archaeological themed activities. Family of Podarites were invited to participate and experience this unique event. Parents along with students turned up for visiting this intriguing event in huge number dressed up according to the ascertained theme of colors beige/brown/khaki. Murals/Models/ large-sized cut-outs of important historical figures and monuments that reflected the time period pertinent to archaeology were received with applaud by the guests. Some classes demonstrated Stone Age, some brought Egyptian era to life, some showed how Greek ancient motifs are still highly popular in fashion industry. Some classes showcased how archaeological excavation helps us understand evolution of human race and many more fantastic ideas. They could see the significance of this educative and excursive set-up and that it helps foster habit of doing thorough research and developing kinesthetic learning subsequent to audio-visual, amongst students. This way they learn even whilst having productive fun. It was a grand culminating event that ended up becoming a thoroughly effective learning process for everyone involved.

Documentary Viewing on Archaeology - 2022
Podar International School, #Chandrapur is already immersed in the module - FOOTPRINTS IN TIME – An Archaeological Expedition. In order to extend the exposure of the topic, the school organized certain documentaries for the students which connect the theme to the outside world. In order to receive a widened view on what they are learning, connect with the present and what happened in the past. These documentaries helped the students to view the activities on excavation sites, Secret caves under water etc. The students were very attentive while watching the video and participated actively in the discussion.
Field trip 'Visit to Ancient Monuments' - 2022
The school is already be immersed in the module - FOOTPRINTS IN TIME – An Archeological Expedition. In order to extend the exposure the students will now connect the theme to the outside world. To enhance their experience Podar International school Chandrapur organised a Field trip -Visit to Ancient Monuments. Chandrapur being a city of historic importance and also troupe of ancient doorways added an extravagance. Students visited Jatpura Gate ,Anchaleshwar MahadevabTemple ,The majestic Mausoleum of the Gond King Veer Shah built by Queen Rani Hirai .The staff and students were enthralled by the picturesque beauty of the place. The classes of Grade 3 ,4 and 5 along with the teachers and bus staff enjoyed the experience. This ritual of thinking beyond the boundaries has maintained by the #podarites.
Collective singing of the national anthem - 2022
The Maharashtra government had appealed to the people in the state to sing the National Anthem at 11:00 hrs on Wednesday as a part of the celebration of 75 years of independence. Collective singing of the anthem was at the given time observed by all our PJK, PIS students and teachers. The housekeeping staff, security guards, school bus drivers and the lady attendants also had an enthusiastic participation in the singing of the national anthem.
House Competition 'Theme : Footprints in Time – An Archaeological expedition' - 2022

"Competition is always a good thing. It forces us to do our best. A monopoly renders people complacent and satisfied with mediocrity." - very well quoted by a celebrated author Nancy Pearcy.

Under the theme 'Footprints in Time - An Archaeological expedition', students of Podar International School #Chandrapur were given an opportunity to learn about the past and examine historical facts in the most intriguing ways.

Students of Secondary grades participated in a House wise quiz competition called 'History's Mysteries': A Historical Trivia Challenge for All! The purpose of this quiz contest was to test the knowledge of the participants beyond academics. The objective was to develop their critical thinking, listening skills, spontaneity, accepting failure gracefully and confidence to speak in public.

Students had a great time facing challenges in the form of Picture Quiz, Spell the Bee, Taboo Card Game and more. Thus making learning a fun process for not only the participants but also the young audience.

Although in every race, we have a definite winner, the efforts of the participants should never go unrecognized.

Students were congratulated for performing well in all the rounds of this Quiz competition. They are looking forward to more such educative fun even in future.

Independence Day Celebration - 2022

“Freedom is never dear at any price. It is the breath of life. What would a man not pay for living?" - said the Father of our Nation Mahatma Gandhi.

This year while we celebrate yet another year as independent nation, Podar International School #Chandrapur, marks it with great zeal and the spirit of nationalism. Despite heavy downpour parents as well as students attended the 75th Independence Day celebration at School in huge number. Principal Valmik Somase along with the Chief Guest for today's occasion, hoisted the National Flag followed by everyone rising for and singing our National Anthem. After the Chief Guest addressed the gathering with his encouraging and patriotic words, teachers who have completed 5 years of service at Podar Education were felicitated with the certificate of loyalty. Principal Mr. Valmik Somase in his compendium address reiterated the importance of this day and that it connects us all together in one bond. He appreciated the parents who brought their children on this day to school despite the weather. He acknowledged it by saying that this gesture is significant and that parents involvement is vital for emotional and thence academic development of children. He also shared how everyone who does ones own work dedicatedly ultimately shows and reflects ones patriotism towards the nation. The program commenced by sharing sweets with everyone. Thus, Podar International School too participated in the year long celebration of 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav' by organising and celebrating this National festival with fervour and spirit of patriotism at the school premises.

Footprints in time Archaeological expedition - 2022

The assembly held on 12 August 2022 was a tribute to the youngest archaeologist in India – Arsh Ali. He was born on 18th August, 2000 and has worked on numerous excavation sites and is currently working on several interesting archaeological projects. He is primarily fascinated by Indian and Egyptian archaeology. Along with mastering hieroglyphs, Arsh knows 10 languages which include the basic knowledge in Arabic and Latin. He is also well versed in 18 scripts, a few of which are extinct already.

Arsh Ali 's role was portrayed by Master Yash Somase of Grade VIII and the Interviewer role was portrayed by Miss. Prachi Sheladiya of Grade VII. The students performed the role effortlessly.

The students in the assembly were educated about the ancient Archaeology and Mummification process.

The school is immersed in the theme "Footprints in time Archaeological expedition "and the assembly today enlightened the students more about the contribution of young youth. Podar International school #Chandrapur has always maintained the pursuit of conducting Thematic assembly as we encourage the overall development of mental ability of students.

Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF) winners felicitation - 2022
Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF) is an educational foundation, established in 1998, based in New Delhi, India which promotes science, mathematics, general knowledge, introductory computer education and English language skills among school children in India and many other countries through various Olympiads. Podar International School,#Chandrapur felicitated the winners on 22th July 2022 by giving them certificates and medals. Believing that education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today, Podar International School always encouraged their students to reach the sky.
Tree Plantation Programme - 2022
A 'Tree Plantation Programme' was organised in Podar International School, Chandrapur under 'Women Doctor Wing, IMA Chandrapur' on 21st July, 2022. They urged to Plant trees and Save life. They provided the school with saplings to plant. The life of humans, other animals and insects is inconceivable without the existence of trees in the world. All the students, faculties and non-teaching staff of the school joined this programme and made it a huge success. The school has taken the responsibility to nurture these plants and educate the students about their responsibility towards nature.
World Emoji Day - 2022
Emojis have undoubtedly taken an irreplaceable place in our lives. World Emoji Day has been celebrated on July 17 every year since 2014. Jeremy Burge, the founder of Emojipedia, decided on the date for celebrating the ‘World Emoji Day’. Podar International School #Chandrapur celebrated this new evolution of emojis on 18th July,2022. Every class drew different kinds of emojis and displayed it on the flannel boards.
Guru Purnima Celebration - 2022
Nelson Mandela once said, “Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world.” The teacher imparts education hence the role of the teacher is of paramount importance both in the present and future of a student. To honor the teachers ,a function was organized in Podar International School, #Chandrapur on the occasion of Guru Purnima on 13th July, 2022. The function took place in the activity hall. Every teacher was given a floral welcome. Grade 4 students were dressed in beautiful traditional attire. A soul stirring song and a graceful dance performance were presented by the students. A beautiful poem was presented by Kanak Kochar. Thus the small yet beautiful function came to an end on a wonderful note.
Culminating Event 'Theme - Changemakers (Courage Conquers)' - 2022
The school-wide theme ‘Changemakers!’ – Delving into the Challenges and Promises of Human Rights culminated with an event called #CourageConquers was organized by the students and staff members of the Podar International School, #Chandrapur within the school premises on 12th July 2022. Under this theme, the four houses viz Ignis, Ventus, Terra and Aqua, represented four great human activists such as Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela , Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King. The students portrayed their characters and various quotes by these national leaders were displayed. It turned out to be a very informative event where everyone got to learn about their life trajectory and work. Education being the most powerful weapon, our school always keeps polishing the students while walking towards tomorrow.
House Competition 'Theme - Changemakers (Human Rights)' - 2022
"Taste the relish to be found in competition - in having put forth the best within you." To put the best in oneself Podar International school #Chandrapur Maharashtra had organised a House Competition under the theme HUMAN RIGHTS . Students were divided in Four houses namely Aqua ,Ignis,Ventus ,Terra and all the students of each house had participated enthusiastically. Under the theme ‘Human Rights’, the students got an opportunity to create awareness about an important ‘Human Rights’ cause, and created campaigns with the assistance of multiple media platforms such as radio, newspaper, television etc. They also collaborate with each other, in order to find constructive solutions for various ‘Human Rights’ problems faced by the common man. We at Podar always support the young talent to flourish and blossom.
Transport Committee Meeting - 2022
Podar International School, #Chandrapur, keeps working towards their goal of enhancing students' lives as well as ensuring the safety of their students. A transport committee meeting was conducted in school on 21st June, 2022. The meeting was presided over by Principal sir. The meeting was led ahead by the Regional Transport Manager. Govt Traffic Officials. Various aspects of safe transportation and students' were discussed.
International Yoga Day - 2022
YOGA means addition - addition of energy, strength and beauty to body, mind and soul. With an intention to enhance students' lives, PODAR INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, #CHANDRAPUR, had celebrated the event of International Yoga Day by organising a yoga activity on 21st June, 2022. The Principal and teachers performed yoga in school and the students and parents joined them virtually via the zoom meeting. The participation of students and parents was overwhelming.
Father's Day Celebration - 2022
A father is someone you look up to no matter how tall you grow! In a 26-year-long study, researchers found that the 'Number One factor' in developing empathy in children was father's involvement. Fathers spending regular time 'one on one' with their children translated into children who became compassionate adults- Richard Koestner, et al., (The Family Origins of Empathic Concern: A Twenty-Six Year Longitudinal Study). To celebrate this indestructible bond of a father-child relationship on Father's Day on 19th June 2022 , Podar International School #Chandrapur planned an event for students wherein they were asked to submit one special picture with their father while engaging in any of the fun activities like exercising, doing Yoga, cooking or dancing, etc. These pictures are collated here, to commemorate this day for the stalwarts, for the very pillars of strength of our family- the Fathers! Happy Father's Day to one and all!
World Environment Day - 2022
World Environment Day is observed every year on 5th June. It is celebrated across the world to raise awareness and describe the importance of Mother nature. The theme of World Environment Day this year is ' Only One Earth'. The idea of the theme is to focus on the world's togetherness in the direction of creating the atmosphere conducive for peace, harmony, prosperity and health by saving nature and life. Taking forward a step toward this future, PODAR INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, #CHANDRAPUR, has planned activities for students to create awareness among them about mother earth and saving water on 5th of June 2022. Being Sunday, the students had performed various activities at their home with the help of their parents. The policy of the activity is to create and adopt a lifestyle which should be pollution free and full of green land.#mothernature
National Panchayati Raj Day - 2022
Podar International School, #Chandrapur, celebrated National Panchayat Raj day on 25th of April, 2022 on Monday. It is a national day of the Panchayat Raj system in India, celebrated by the Ministry of Panchayat Raj on 24th April every year since 2010 as declared by then Prime Minister of India, Mr. Manmohan Singh. A beautiful and informative skit on the topic ‘Importance of Panchayat Raj’ was presented by the students. Our respected Principal, Mr. Valmiki Somase, addressed the students and explained to them about the welfare of the Panchayat system in the villages and the changes brought by them. This event was met with a zealous response from the students.
Welcome back to school - 2022
As every new day is another special gift for our creator, another golden opportunity to complete what we were unable to finish yesterday, Podar International school #Chandrapur celebrated the reopening day of the school in a zealous manner. The teachers presented a beautiful song and a wonderful dance to welcome their students. The principal motivated the students for the upcoming opportunities and also gave them disciplinary instructions. Thus the small function of reopening day concluded in a joyful manner.
Express Yourself 'Theme - Changemakers' - 2022
As Nelson Mandela has said, “Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world.” So, we at Podar International School, #Chandrapur, are educating and working towards structuring the children to become successful as well as a responsible citizens too. Hence, we have undertaken an 'EXPRESS YOURSELF ' activity on the theme ‘CHANGEMAKER’, where we inform and help them understand about Human Rights and its importance and thus help them in building a strong foundation regarding knowledge of human rights. Various activities were conducted today in classrooms by the teachers with the help of students such as Impromptu role play, Picture talk, Action game and so on where they portrayed a scenario regarding Human Rights Violation or expressed their views regarding it. The enthusiasm of students was boundless while expressing their opinions.
Girls Welfare Committee - 2022

With the motto of 'lmproving menstrual health in school girls can lead to long lasting effect on women's overall education, health and well being ', Podar International School #Chandrapur has taken a strong initiative in educating the girls with forthcoming efforts of Dr. Kalpana Gulwade , leading gynaecologist of Chandrapur and the chief guest of the function organized by Girls Welfare Committee.

She explained various factors regarding menstruation such as :
1. The hoax and myth,
2. Biological facts,
3. Necessary hygiene factors regarding menstruation and female hygiene,
4. Do's and don'ts during menstruation.

Her information and advices were met with enthusiastic responses from the students.

Jumpstart Activity 'Theme - Changemakers' - 2022-2023
The new session of the year 2022-2023 brought lots hope and happiness to all of us .We at Podar International school Chandrapur started this academic year a Theme " *Change Maker"* Change is a inevitable law of nature.The theme states the ways by which our students will make a change in their surroundings ,home,school and environment. Jumpstart event to launch the theme by creating awareness in the minds of the students were conducted in the first period by the respective class teacher's . Students participated actively and shared their ideas for the Change by getting involved in different activities planned by the teachers. A great way to start off the academic year .
First Day of the Academic Year 2022-23
First day of school excites all ,the parents ,the students and the staff .Podar International school Chandrapur also welcomed all the parents ,the students with same excitement. Pandemic led to school closure but with everything getting back to normal, the school management welcomed all with open arms . Students were beautifully dressed in their new uniforms and were up-to-date with new books ,new grades and new beginnings.
Bird Feeder Activity - 2022
As the summers are nearing, After School Clubs of Podar International School #Chandrapur are including a few season specific activities for children. This time for 'Green Wizards' Club, Bird Feeder Activity along with Kitchen Gardening lessons were conducted by the Club Incharge Mr. Sushil Kubade. Children shared pictures of their inaugural plantation in the kitchen along with Bird Feeders made by them. By making bird feeders, children are made aware how they can contribute from their end and help other species in handling the summer heat.
International Women’s Day Celebration - 2022

Once an English Man asked Swami Vivekananda as to why Indian women don't shake hands with anybody. On which Swami ji asked if an ordinary man of his country can shake hands with the Queen. "No", replied the English Man. "In Indian every woman is a Queen," replied Swami Vivekananda.

Podar International School #Chandrapur celebrated International Women's Day with a meaningful exchange of thoughts through reciting poems, speech and dance performance. Children through various acts depicted how women form the base of our social structure by devoting themselves in various roles. Principal Mr. Valmik Somase in his compendium address reiterated the crucial role women play in shaping the society and that the field of imparting education is outnumbered by women folk because of their qualities of patience and perseverance. He highlighted the importance of every woman having 'me time' as well in their daily routine. He also remembered the great Indian women leaders on this day of International significance, who have set huge examples as our pioneers. And thus, just like the heart of any woman, the celebration on this day was full of compassion and exuberance.

Wishing Happy Women's Day to everyone!

Marathi Rajbhasha Diwas - 2022

'Banana and strawberry smoothie' and 'Icy fruity Pops' - 2022
Podar International School Chandrapur introduces the concept of 'After School Clubs', one of them being 'the Gourmet Club'. The Aim of this club is to get kids engaged in Culinary Arts. Working in the kitchen provides kids and teens opportunities to gain a sense of accomplishment. Another session under this Club was conducted by the Gourmet Club Incharge Mrs. Guneet Sahni- 'Banana and strawberry smoothie' and 'Icy fruity Pops' were the two recipes discussed in the session. Children participated with keen interest in this activity and satiated a lot of curiosity other than their stimulated taste buds.
Different shades scenery - 2022
At Podar International School Chandrapur another set of brilliant activities conducted by 'After School Art Club' Incharge Mrs. Dipti Dixit are as follows- 'Different shades scenery' on 17th Jan, 2022 and 'Paper flower' on 27th Jan, 2022 for Grades I to VIII. Children very enthusiastically partook in these activities fulfilling the purpose of forming this Club, that is, to integrate Arts in academic learning.
Listen and Draw - 2022
Podar International School #Chandrapur has taken the initiative to form the 'Green Wizards Club'. Objective of this Club is to foster a sense of responsibility in students regarding making right choices and following sustainable practices to preserve our planet, our ecosystem. An activity in this regard of 'Listen and Draw' was conducted by the Club Incharge Mr. Sushil Kubade on 28th of January, 2022. Children were made to listen to audio, that comprised sounds from natural habitat. For instance, of an elephant, the breeze, a river stream, etc. They were then prodded to use their imagination and draw a complete picture using these sounds as reference or the starting point. The objective was to infuse strength in an already existing bond that one has with nature. This way children could spend quality time with mother nature even on a virtual platform. They partook enthusiastically in this activity, pictures of which are shared herewith. After all, today's kids would grow on to take further measures in saving our planet and our future. We are doing our job of laying the stepping stone as of today, through such initiatives.
Gourmet Club Activity - 2022
Cooking with kids is not just about ingredients, recipes, and cooking. It is about imagination and creativity! When you are famishing but don't have much time at hand; when you don't have the will to grill, and yet wish to relish something that tickles your taste buds and also satisfies your hunger, tangy PEANUT CHAAT is a wonderful option. Kids of Podar International School #Chandrapur enthusiastically participated in the above-mentioned 'Gourmet Club Activity' conducted by their Club In-charge Mrs. Guneet Sahni. They discovered the recipe to yet another palatable dish. Here are some glimpses of this brilliant activity.
Republic Day Celebration - 2022

Every year on 26th January, the whole country comes together to celebrate Republic Day. This year, India is marking its 73rd Republic Day.

Celebrating the sovereignty of our country, Podar International School #Chandrapur organized 73rd Republic Day in a special way.

After unfurling the Tricolor on the occasion of this National festival and singing National Anthem, School felicitated two of its child prodigies, the child wonders for their achievements in extracurricular activities- Master Kabir Suchak and Ms. Anishka Rathod. They were appreciated for their remarkable achievements in the presence of esteemed guests and teachers by giving them a token of appreciation. Principal Valmik Somase Sir in his compendium address recognised the pivotal role parents and School plays, in lives of children especially under 16, to be achieving milestones at their age. Students across all Grades, as well as parents of Podarites, partook in this celebration virtually and participated in the commemoration of this National festival with fervor and heads held high.

After all, it's a day meant for us to rejoice in our glory as 'One Nation'!

Happy Republic Day to everyone!

Use Water Wisely - 2022

"The earth has music for those who listen."

Adding to the list of wonderful initiatives taken by Podar International School Chandrapur, is the formation of the 'Green Wizards Club'. The objective of this Club is to foster a sense of responsibility in students regarding making right choices and following sustainable practices to preserve our planet, our ecosystem. First activity in this regard namely 'Use Water Wisely' was conducted by the Club Incharge Mr. Sushil Kubade on 2nd of January, 2022.

Children partook with zeal in all the activities conducted during the session. They were given a minute to speak on various water reservoirs and on methods they personally adopt for conserving water resources. They were shown videos citing the role rivers play in our ecosystem.

After all, today's kids would grow on to take further measures in saving our planet and our future. We are doing our job of laying the stepping stone as of today, through such initiatives.

A session on 'Pinwheel Sandwich Making Activity - 2021

"When you have the best and tastiest ingredients, you can cook very simply and the food will be extraordinary because it tastes like what it is."
- Quoted by Alice Waters, a renowned American chef, restaurateur and author.

Podar International School Chandrapur introduces the concept of 'After School Clubs', one of them being 'the Gourmet Club'.

The Aim of this club is to get kids engaged in Culinary Arts and to make them understand food hygiene and food safety.

Working in the kitchen provides kids and teens opportunities to gain a sense of accomplishment.

Kids learn by exploring with their senses and kitchen is the ideal place to stimulate them all.

First session at this wonderful initiative was conducted by the Gourmet Club Incharge Mrs. Guneet Sahni- A session on 'Pinwheel Sandwich Making'. Pinwheel sandwiches are small sandwiches that are curled up into a roll.

Children participated with keen interest in this activity and satiated a lot of curiosity other than their stimulated taste buds.

Christmas Celebration - 2021
"Christmas festival waves a magic wand over this world, and everything it beholds becomes softer and more beautiful!" Podar International School #Chandrapur celebrated Christmas with full zeal on 23rd of December with students at School. Melodious choir songs by teachers filled the air with the ecstatic spirit of Christmas. Santa Claus's charismatic personality and fun-filled dance proved absolutely delightful for children. Christian carols were sung by teachers to celebrate this festive season. Principal Valmik Somase Sir through his compendium address highlighted the importance of the Christmas festival and shed light on its significance. The event concluded with a heartwarming exchange of Christmas greetings and good wishes for the upcoming year.
Treasure trove Activity word antakshri, rhyming word game and memory word game - 2021
Podar International School Chandrapur has taken another significant initiative of forming various After School Clubs for students across Grades I to VIII. Objective being, to add on the knowledge and skill set of children other than academic curriculum. One of those Clubs is a Treasure Trove Club. Mrs. Sonia Khadilkar, the teacher-incharge of Treasure Trove Club conducted various activities on 15/12/2021. Memory Word Game, Word Antakshri, Rhyming Words Game were various ice-breaking activities conducted. The purpose of this Club is to educate children about our heritage and cultural values that serve as our true treasure. Children very enthusiastically participated in these fun games on this day.
Physical school Grade I to IV - 2021
Physical school Grade V to X - 2021
With stringent measures to maintain sanitization and social distancing, Podar International School , Chandrapur has resumed physical class conduction for Grades V to X. Students attending the classes physically are exhilarated about re-commencement and were received with grand welcome by their teachers at School. The atmosphere is restoring back to holistic learning.
Children's Day Celebration - 2021
Podar International School, Chandrapur celebrated Children's Day with a lot of enthusiasm and its true spirit. Celebration took place physically in school with physically present students from Grade V onwards. The link was shared for grade I onwards to witness the program virtually. Teachers recited heartening poems and grooved to the tunes of songs that activated the 'celebration' mode of all the students. Children were exhilarated to play games and win a few prizes. It seemed like a long-awaited fun-time for them. This was followed by compendium address by Principal Mr. Valmik Somase. He stated that fortunate are those people who get to spend time with children and teenagers. Since their angelic smiles are infectious enough to lift up anybody's mood and spirit. He encouraged his child audience by saying that young minds are masters who are capable of learning even more than what elders can do. Overall the celebration was 'sugar and spice, and everything nice.'
Hindi Diwas Celebration - 2021
National Education Day - 2021
National Education Day is an annual observance in India to commemorate the birth anniversary of Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad, the first education minister of independent India, who served from 15 August 1947 until 2 February 1958.” On this occasion Podar International School, #Chandrapur conducted “A Book Donation Campaign”. By donating books you give other people the opportunity to discover for themselves that ONE book that could change their life. Passing on your books to someone else is the simplest way to spread the spirit of reading. Students as well as teachers participated actively by donating maximum numbers of books for the Book donation campaign to the school library. Principal sir addressed the students about the importance of reading in the world where all of us are immersed in the technology pool and encouraged all to read books.
Teacher's Day Celebration - 2021
5th of September, the birth anniversary of Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan celebrated as Teacher's Day, is meant to express gratitude and respect for teachers. On this occassion, students of Podar International School #Chandrapur poured their affection and reverence towards teachers by making beautiful cards and writing poems. Especially since most of the students have not met their teachers over a span of one and a half year now, it was quite heartening to read them pouring their love through their cards and letters on this day. Teachers also celebrated this day by engaging in various fun activities at School like playing games, reciting poems, singing songs and grooving on a beat or two, to try and fill the void of having to celebrate this day in physical absence of children. Principal Mr. Valmik Somase Sir was present on this occasion to boost the morale of teachers
Rakshabandhan Celebration - 2021
Etymology of Raksha Bandhan can be traced back to a popular incident described in the epic, Mahabharata. Lord Krishna was once flying a kite when one of His fingers got cut by the thread. Seeing this, Draupadi quickly tore a piece from her saree and tied it on Krishna's finger to stop the bleeding. Moved by the gesture, Krishna promised to protect her against adversities throughout His life. To commemorate this pure and auspicious festival of sibling love, students of Podar International School #Chandrapur were given an Art and Craft Subject activity, to draw or make Rakhis. Children enthusiastically partook whilst sharing pictures with us, privy to their own celebration of Rakshabandhan festival.
Best out of waste - 2021
4. "Waste isn't waste until it's wasted."- is quoted by an American Rapper and a trending youth icon William, who intended to appeal to youngsters to be more cautious before discarding things as waste and instead putting them to further use. Students of Podar International School #Chandrapur, learnt how to manage waste through the lesson 'Waste Management'. The students had a hands-on experience with managing waste, re-using the putting them to further use. They did this by applying creative ideas and acuity, and converted useless items into reusable form again. We, hereby share pictures displaying their contribution towards preserving environment, through this activity on- waste management.
Celebration of Gandhi Jayanti with Grandparents - 2020
“Peace is the most powerful weapon of mankind. It takes more courage to take a blow than to give one “- Mahatma Gandhi Podar International School, Chandrapur conducted Virtual special assembly to celebrate 151st birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on 2nd October 2020. To pay homage to the teachings and philosophy of Gandhiji the teachers of Grade 1, 2 and 3 conducted virtual assembly for the students. The Students wore Khadi attire and enthusiastically participated in the event. Grandparents Day is celebrated on the first Sunday in September after Labor Day, and it is the perfect opportunity to spend time with the grandparents we love so much! Grandparents Day is always celebrated on the first Sunday after Labor Day. This year, that’s Sunday, September 13! While we honor our grandparents every day, take an extra moment to appreciate all the joy and wisdom that grandparents bring to our lives. Podar International School, Chandrapur celebrated Grandparents Day by encouraging our students (Grade 1 to 4) to make a crown or Sashes for their Grandparents.
Ganesh Chaturthi - 2020
Podar International School #Chandrapur Celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi 2020. Lord Ganesh, also known as CHINTAMANI, OMKAR, VINAYAK, ICHHAMANI, DHUMRAKET among his 108 names is considered to be the God of new beginnings. It is in the honour of his birth that the country celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi. Lord Ganesha is praised as the God of wisdom, prosperity, good fortune and the destroyer of evils for which he earns a special name, as 'Vignaharta'. We at Podar International School, Chandrapur conducted few activities along with students. Sharing a few moments here – Grade 1 to 10 : To Make Innovatively Designed Ganpati.
International Youth Day Celebration - 2020
Podar International School #Chandrapur Celebrated International Youth Day 2020. International Youth Day is celebrated on August 12 every year to differentiate the accomplishments of youngsters around the world in developing global association. International Youth Day is celebrated to enhance the talents of the youngsters and to develop unity among the young people across the world. The theme for this year’s International Youth Day is ‘Safe Spaces for Youth’. For the first time, the day was observed as International Youth Day on August 12, 2000. We at Podar International School, Chandrapur conducted few activities along with students. Sharing a few moments here – Grades 6 to 10 : Design a Logo Activity : The students creatively designed a logo of The International Youth Day on a Canvas - Showing the Achievements of Youths in the year 2020.
Janmashtami Celebration - 2020
Podar International School #Chandrapur Celebrated Janmashtami 2020. Janmashtami marks the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna, the eighth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. It is going to be celebrated on the 11th of August, 2020. We are conducted some activities Here are some activities shared – Grades 1 to 3 : Krishna flute decoration activity / The students can dress up as Sri. Krishna or Radha. Grades 4 to 5 : Decorate a Dahi handi activity / The students can dress up as Sri. Krishna or Radha.
Rakshabandhan Celebration - 2020
Podar International School, #Chandrapur wishes all siblings that share a strong and supportive relationship a Happy Raksha Bandhan! #RakshaBandhan is dedicated to celebrating the bond shared by a brother and a sister. It is one of the biggest and significant #festivals of India and small wonder that siblings eagerly look forward to it. The day is marked by get-togethers, tying of the sacred thread, gorging on delicious food preparations, and merriment. And this year, as siblings gear up to celebrate Raksha Bandhan, also popularly called #Rakhi. We are conducted some activities Here are some activities shared - Grades 1 to 5 : Rakhi Making competition
Happy Friendship Day Celebration - 2020

A true friend is someone who gives you all the freedom to be your true self. Finding such friends is the ultimate happiness. On this Friendship Day Podar International School #Chandrapur wishing all best friends a very Happy Friendship Day. Friendship is one of the sweetest and wonderful bonds between two or more people. And the celebration of this special relationship makes it stronger and longer. Friendship Day 2020 will be celebrated on Sunday, August 2 this year. Friendship Day is celebrated in India and other parts of the world every year on the first Sunday of August month to express love for friends.

This year, if you are unable to meet your friend due to Covid-19 outbreak, send them these beautiful Friendship Day Cards to express your love.

We are conducted some activities Here are some activities shared –
Grades 6 to 10 : friendship day cards for best friend

International Tiger Day Celebration - 2020

International Tiger Day is celebrated on 29 July annually to promote the protection of the natural habitat of tigers and to increase awareness about the conservation of tigers. International Tiger Day is also known as Global Tiger Day.

We are conducted some activities Here are some activities shared –
Grades 1 and 2: Drawing of the tiger.
Grades 3 and 4: Create Tiger face masks.
Grades 5 and 6: Picture collage of the Tiger photos taken out from Newspaper or magazines.
Grades 7 and 10: Create a social media petition where people sign to protect our tiger reserves.

National Parent's Day Celebration - 2020

National Parents’ Day honors all parents on the fourth Sunday in July. No matter where our parents are this day serves to celebrate their important roles in our lives.

Parents play a vital role in the lives of children. From our birth, parents protect, teach, provide, and serve as role models. As part of a family, we look to them for guidance. We mirror their behavior and learn to be a core part of our communities.

Throughout our lives, our parents lead us to be independent thinking individuals. As many of us know, those efforts can be challenging. The world is changing as quickly as they grow. Often the sleepless nights and worries seem endless. On this particular Sunday, we honor all parents who do everything to raise and protect their children.

We have planned the following activities to make this day special and inculcate a heart of gratitude, appreciation and respect amongst the students towards their parents.

Grades 1 and 2: ‘You are special’- a heart shaped greeting card.
Grades 3 and 4: Memory collage.
Grades 5 and 6: Family Board Game.
Grades 7 and 8: Let me cook for you.
Grades 9 and 10: My Superheroes My Parents - Social Media Post.