School Events at Chinchwad

National Panchayati Raj Day 'Shift B' - 2022

"National Panchayati Raj Day (National Local Self-Government day) is the national day of Panchayati Raj System in India celebrated by the Ministry of Panchayati Raj on 24th April every year."

Students of Grade 7 of Podar International School ,Chinchwad conducted a special assembly on National Panchayati Raj Day. A skit ‘Hamari Panchayat’ was performed by the students.

Scene of the village was set up as a backdrop where children enacted the skit.

Students were made aware of Panchayati Raj in villages and its significance and also the functions of a Gram Panchayat.

It was indeed a great performance by the students. Assembly was concluded by Principal’s address which shed light on the functions of Panchayat as well as responsibilities of students in school premises.

National Panchayati Raj Day 'Shift A' - 2022

The assembly of National Panchayati Raj in India was celebrated on 24th April in Podar International school with lot of pomp and awareness. The Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh had declared the first National Panchayati Raj Day on 24th April,2010. Our school has also celebrated the Panchayati Raj where the students were made aware of Panchayati Raj in villages. They understand the functions of a Gram Panchayat through skit . The name of the skit was Humari Panchayat where characters were played by the students of grade 6. The audience where all students of grade 6 were there and understood the importance of Panchayati Raj as a decentralised form of government in which village would be responsible for it’s own affair. The skit was a demonstration of show of public awareness of how the Panchayat works .It also enlightened us about problems and the way of its solutions are.

They also connected with the traffic congestion, pollution and electricity failure in cities. The skit was an overwhelming performance of the students and they could find themselves in villages with the aura of Panchayati Raj around.

English Language Day - 2022

"Language shapes the way we think, and determines what we can think about."

Commemorating the birth anniversary of the legend, William Shakespeare, Podar International School, Chinchwad celebrated International English Language Day remembering the works and contribution of great people of English Literature with special mention of Shakespeare.

The Programme was enriched with the gracious presence of our beloved Principal Ms. Shehanaz Cottar, our Vice Principal Ms Archana Karande and Vice Principal, Ms Manisha Ghosarwade. The event was lead and conducted brilliantly by our talented students and it was worth the watch. The quotes by famous literary legends adorned the walls of the institution. It began with the welcome choir which set the mood of the merriment. Further seeking the blessings of the Almighty, few scenes of the famous play by William Shakespeare, Taming of the Shrew were enacted by the students of STD IX and STD X. Although the best was yet to come. The renowned poets and authors of the yester years came back to light and the fun game of ‘Who Am I’ was played. The students dressed as famous authors and poets arrived with their quotes and the pupils were given the opportunity to guess the person. This was followed by the literary quiz which enlightened the audience with the appropriate connotation about the language. The assembly ended with Principal’s address appreciating the efforts and expressing the importance of the English Language.

Drama Competition 'Std XII' 2022

Drama is a strong medium of communication through which students could be given an opportunity to collaborate on their intellectual and acting caliber. Podar International School, Chinchwad, Pune organized the Annual Drama Competition for STD XII.

The pragramme was presided over by our esteemed Principal Mrs Shehanaz Cottar, our beloved Vice Principal Mrs Archana Karande and our special guest for the day Mr. Rohidas Patil. The themes were diverse and the direction in which the students participated was applauded by one and all present at the occasion. The students portrayed visions comprising of War and its consequences followed by pertinent yet forgotten ideas like good choices. The entire globe is divided into two entities, the virtuous and the non virtuous and the students beautifully highlighted this idea through their drama. The gender stereotyping which is still prevalent in our society was evident in the performances of the groups. Seven groups comprising of the entire STD XII participated in the contest with great zeal and enthusiasm.

The best performance award was bagged by Trisha Behera while Ninad Bawkar swept away the prize for Best Dialogue Delivery. The Bright Blue Mail Box was accredited zenith position in the Best Script category. The runners up for the Best Drama went to The Iron Fan Club for their fantastic portrayal of discrimination meted out towards the poor. The Wise Warriors floored the audience with their acting skills and won the hearts and the Best drama award. It was an eventful occasion which joyfully ended with the Principal’s address and happy smiles.

Sports Day Celebration 'Shift B' 2021-2022

It’s not the will to win that matter, everyone has that. It’s the will to prepare to win that matters. Podar International School, Chinchwad celebrated sports day with the theme “Rejuvenating India”. Sports day was very exciting and happy day that every student looked forward to. Little Podarites were very zestful to participate in different types of sporting events. It helped them to showcase their athletic abilities in front of an enthusiastic audience. A great interest was observed among the students. All of them came in a large number to enjoy the sports programme.

STD XII Farewell 2021-2022

Podar International School, Chinchwad, with a smiling visage yet a heavy heart arranged the farewell for the outgoing STD XII batch. Celebrations with the theme ‘’ Oscars’’ commenced to bid adieu to the students as they embark upon a prosperous journey into the real world. Decorations, ambience very vividly circled around the idea of Oscars and the students managed to take it to the next level with their outstanding performances. The ceremony began with welcoming of the dignitaries, Honorable Principal, Mrs Shehanaz Cottar, Vice Principals, Mrs Archana Karande and Mrs Manisha Ghosarwade and the beloved admin head, Mr Swapnil Ranware. The students took over the position of comparers and thus began a journey of creating a memorable evening which would be etched for a long time in the minds of the all those who witnessed it. The students performed varied acts to entertain the guests. This was followed by the beloved young minds sharing their thoughts about school life and beyond. It was an evening of food, frolic and merriment. Everyone returned with a happy face, full stomach and a loving memory to remain in their hearts forever.

Podar Parent League - 2022

"Exercise not only changes your body, it changes your mind, your attitude and your mood."

Podar International School, Chinchwad organized an event ‘Podar Parent’s Premier League-PPL 2021-22’, for the women parents’ fraternity to come together and play the game of Cricket as a team. As we know that Cricket originated as a children’s game has now gained international standard all over the world.

There were four Women’s Cricket teams headed by four sports teacher in-charges: Podar Stars guided by Mr. Sanket Kumar Dey, Podar Warriors guided by Mr. Suprabhat Bangar, Podar Spartans guided by Mr. Pravin Dighe and Podar Smashers guided by Mr. Atmaram Kale. The event started with welcoming the guests, players and audience and with a brief introduction of the PPL-2022. The Principal Ms. Shehanaz Cottar tossed the coin to decide which team will bat first and take the first innings.

Hearty Congratulations to the winning team:
Podar Smashers won the First Position Trophy by 16 runs against Podar Stars with a target of 60 runs. Second Position Trophy was bagged by Podar Stars. Third Position Trophy was bagged by Podar Warriors. Best Batter was awarded to Ms. Yukta Kandakatla from Podar Warriors team. Best All Rounder Trophy was awarded to Ms. Kshitija Khinvasara from Podar Stars.

The ground was filled with warmth of sportsmanship, cheers of excitement, ardor of passion, zeal and enthusiasm to win the game. The event ended with a vote of thanks to all the Parent Fraternity for enthusiastically participating in the event and making it a grand success.

STD X Farewell 2021-2022

Au Revoir 2021-22

"Our memories of yesterday will last a lifetime. We’ll take the best, forget the rest, and someday will find that these are the best of times."

The moment of leaving a school, college, or university after the end of academic life is full of mixed emotions for a student. A grand Farewell ceremony was organized by Podar International School Chinchwad for our dear students of grade X (2021-22) on 12th March 2022.

The theme for the farewell party was 'Royal Affairs- Queens of Hearts and Kings of Spade' wherein the students had enthusiastically participated the event, all dressed up to be handsome boys and pretty girls for the evening. The much awaited ceremony commenced with a grand welcome to the honourable Principal- Ms Shehenaz Cottar, respected Vice Principals- Ms Archana Karande and Ms Manisha Gosarwade, all the beloved teachers and dear students. ‘Music speaks what words cannot Express’ - The group of teachers changed the aura with their melodious medley of all new songs followed by classic dances by the students. The melodious songs and musical instruments played by the talented students stabilized a beautiful essence in the atmosphere.

The grade X students expressed their gratitude towards their institution, authorities and beloved teachers. Some of them delivered speeches relating to their experience in the school.

All the dignitaries along with the teachers and students concluded the ceremony by cutting the cake by making the ceremony a remarkable one.

Then the ceremony came to an end with the speech of our esteemed Principal, she blessed all the students for their bright future, success in each and every sphere of life. She also guided them to face all challenges with courage and overcoming all the obstacles that appear in the journey of their life.

Lastly, students were welcomed for the refreshments and at the same time, the students enjoyed clicking few memories with all the teachers and their beloved friends.

Science Day Celebration 'Shift B' - 2022

National Science Day is observed every year on 28th of February to commemorate the discovery of the ‘Raman Effect’. On this day, Physicist CV Raman announced the discovery of the 'Raman Effect' for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1930, National Science Day was celebrated in Podar International School, Chinchwad with zeal and fervour on February 28, 2022.

The celebration started with enactment of Sir C V Raman and Archimedes followed by What’s the Mystery by our budding scientists. Students participated with enthusiasm in quiz and exhibiting their science projects on the theme of Smart farming to Smart India. Students also took us to the musical journey by playing different instruments and explained sound through it.

The principal, Ms. Shehanaz Cottar Ma’am emphasized our role in widely spreading the significance of scientific applications in our daily life.

It was indeed a very knowledgeable day in which the main motive was to spread a message about the importance of science used in the daily life of the people.

Science Day Celebration 'Shift A' - 2022

"Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world." - Louis Pasteur

28th February is celebrated as National Science Day in India since 1928. And on this occasion, the students and staff of Podar International school, Chichwad celebrated the day with full enthusiasm. This day is celebrated to mark the discovery of the Raman Effect by Sir CV Raman in 1928, the renowned Indian physicist. For the discovery, he was also awarded with the Nobel Prize in physics in 1930.

The main objective of National Science Day is to bring awareness to people about the importance of science in our daily life and to encourage people by popularizing Science and Technology. Every year the day is celebrated with a particular theme. The theme of National Science Day 2022 is ‘Integrated Approach in Science and Technology for a Sustainable Future. Everything in and around us is science.

To celebrate the spirit of science day students presented many interesting Scientific Demonstrations, Fun games and Role plays. Teachers conducted an enthralling Science quiz for the students. All the students participated wholeheartedly with zeal and excitement. Principal Mrs Shehanaz Cottar and Vice principal Mrs Archana Karande graced the program with their presence. Principal ma'am addressed the assembly with highly motivating words and informed students about the importance of Science in our day to day life. Small plant and home made manure was presented to guests depicting the value of saving the environment.

Sports Day is a very exciting and happy day that every student looks forward to. Every student can participate in different types of sporting events.

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