School Events at Chinchwad

Teacher's Day Celebration - 2020

Podar International School, Chinchwad celebrated Teachers Day with great pomp and show. The pupils did not hesitate to shower their love and affection towards their respected teachers utilizing virtual medium.

The Student Council members of this prestigious institute surprised the faculty with a virtual quiz contest followed by dare to do activity. The theme was retro and the teachers exhibited the best possible retro look and showcased it virtually.

The day was fulfilled with joviality and fun and the students made it special for their beloved teachers. The students performed various dance performances, they paid tribute to the teachers through skits, self written poems, paintings etc. The motivation and inspiration that the teachers were attempting to inculcate among the students to face this pandemic were positively reflected back through their energetic expression of love and support.

Virtual Investiture Ceremony 'Shift A' 2020-21

''A genuine leader is not a searcher of consensus but a moulder of consensus''.

Podar International School Chinchwad is firm in their resolve to inculcate the varied essence of leadership skills in their students. This prestigious institution provided its students a platform to practice their leadership skills by announcing elections for the formation of the Student Council for the session 2020- 21.

When the entire globe is facing a grave and unique challenge of surviving, when humanity is putting up a critical fight to survive, to exist on the face of this Earth, Podarites cannot ask for a better opportunity to exhibit their management skills to manage as well as suggest ways to overcome the limitations that this ambience has bestowed upon the academic arena.

The entire selection process was conducted virtually and to ensure transparency and fairness, all interested participants were allowed to justify their selection for various posts like Head boy, Head Girl etc. Selection was conducted on three levels initiating with their virtual appeal to interview taken by a panel of teachers including our honourable Principal and finally their campaigning which culminated in free and fair elections. All students, staff and supreme authorities voted for suitable candidates and the chosen ones are guided to become the future torchbearers of success, leadership and foremost survival.

The main event was equally brilliant as it highlighted the truth behind the statement that every dark cloud has a silver lining. The ceremony was conducted virtually under the gracious presence of Mr Franklin (GM Pune Region), our honourable Principal, Ms.Shehanaz Cottar, Vice Principals Ms Archana Karande and Ms Manisha Ghosarwade and teachers. The special aspect of the event was the presence of the parents and they conferred the honors to their wards while others witness it virtually. The entire situation was one of a kind as both parents and teachers blessed the newly elected leaders. The programme gained grandeur with the classical dance performance by our talented pupil and prayer song performance by the brilliant music teachers. The valuable pearls of wisdom by Mr Franklin and our honourable Principal immensely motivated the students.

Podar International School, Chinchwad congratulates the entire team and offers their support and guidance for all their ideas and innovations which is expected to guide humanity towards a safe and better future.

Virtual Investiture Ceremony 'Shift B' 2020-21

"Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower."
- Steve Jobs

PIS, Chinchwad believes in innovation hence in this pandemic situation to the school has successfully formed its prefectorial board after scrutinous interviewing and selection.

The Investiture Ceremony for the academic year 2020-21 was held on the 26th of July 2020 under the intrepid guidance of the Principal Ms. Shehanaz Cottar.

The ceremony began with lighting the lamp followed by mesmerizing song sung by Avani Bedekar, perfectly suited the event. Honourable Principal then announced the house in charges which was the most awaited moment of the programme.

The newly elected student council members pledged to work earnestly and uphold the honour and glory of the institution while receiving their prestigious badges and sash from their beloved parents.

The Principal motivated the children to keep moving forward despite all the obstacles and challenges that life throws in front of us. She said that being a leader is a vital role and that the new Student Council would have ample responsibilities to shoulder. They should be sincere and honest while performing their duty. She appreciated the teachers for their selfless service.

With the flags held high and heads standing tall, the ceremony concluded with vote of thanks and Vande Mataram.

International Yoga Day - 2020

"The world is facing a severe challenge in the present times. The global scenario is so grave...." its time humans seriously introspect about their activities and the repurcussions that these activities bore on the future generations. Together with physical wellbeing, mental health and well being is also gaining momentum across the globe. Podar International School, Chinchwad considers mental health equivalent to physical fitness. On World Yoga Day, the young podarites were seen shrugging away their stress through yoga. Yoga ensures a well mantained balance between mental and physical health and thus highly encouraged in this institution.

World Environment Day - 2020

A healthy environment is the foundation for a stable and productive society and everyone should ensure the well being of present and future generation.Lets take an oath to protect, conserve and sustain our natural resources on this special World Environment Day. Podar International school #Chinchwad presents wonderful activities enjoyed by our students inspite of this pandemic.Planting different kind of saplings with their little hands and observing them grow is amazing. Projecting changing face of environment during this pandemic through creative doodle art is fun. Caring for tiny little birds by preparing various types of birdhouse is wonderful. Spreading message to save our environment through colorful rangoli is a different feeling altogether. Thus importance of saving our mother Earth is of utmost priority for every human being.

Virtual Learning at PIS Chinchwad - 2020

While humanity is putting up a strong fight to preserve their right to live, to exist, the greatest impact of this pandemic has been bestowed upon the education sector with more than a billion students refrained from attending school. Podar International School, Chinchwad denied giving in to this challenge and taking the aid of technology continued with its pledge to educate the future generations.

The faculty, under the valuable guidance and support of the higher authorities of this esteemed institution, have taken up the charge to proceed with the syllabus by conducting online virtual classrooms. Together with the cooperation of the parents and the students, the teachers are successfully conducting teaching -learning sessions of all subjects. Podar International School, Chinchwad, tested the virtues of online learning and emerged victorious. The means to achieve this ambitious end was aided by the Zoom application,Google Meet which is used for effective virtual teaching. Written resources, worksheets, assignments are shared through Google Classroom and the students diligently responded towards solving them and returning it for evaluation. The live interaction of the teachers and the students are well received by the parents as transparency is maintained by default.

The efforts of this valued institution is setting a benchmark in inspiring the young minds with values like never to give up and where there is a will, there is a way. Guardians applauded the efforts put up by the organization to carry on with the curriculum and further enhance the degree and intensity of the online classes amidst this crisis.

Grade 3 to 5 picnic to Chondhe Farms - 2020

The students of PIS Chinchwad from grade III to V visited Chondhe farms located near Alandi on 29th Feb,2020. Chondhe farms carries a serene aura for nature-lovers with mesmerizing facilities, accommodation and arrangements for the frolic rising inside all of us.

The amenities provided spread across a breathing space of 12 acres, pretty widespread and galore for students to explore favourite activities and sports. After entering the gate, the students were served with breakfast. The next event was a magic show which all students looked forward to, followed by a dance, Tatoo making, Tractor ride,Trampoline and kids playing zone area .

The most attractive feature of this farm was a museum which had amazing statues depicting village life. After a tiring and fun packed morning the students headed for lunch. The children clearly enjoyed their day to the fullest and created beautiful memories to be cherished by them for a long time to come.

Everyone had a big smile on their faces indicating they had great fun.

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