School Events at Chinchwad

Guru Purnima Celebration - 2021

“We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.”

Guru Purnima is considered as one of the auspicious days as it falls on the full-moon day of Ashadha month.Guru Purnima is celebrated on the birthday of Great Sage Vyasa and is also known as Vyasa Purnima.

Podar International School, Chinchwad is always a step forward in celebrations, hence to keep our traditions intact in our student’s memories we celebrated GURU-PURNIMA.

Our Students of grade VII(shift A),virtually paid respect to their Guru. An assembly marked by spiritual activities and ritualistic events in honour of Guru was showcased in the entire program.

The event began with Sanskrit shloka of “Guru Brahma,Guru Vishnu, Guru Devo Maheshwara” which continued with prayer to pay respect towards our spiritual guru. The Sanskrit word ‘Guru” means one who removes the darkness of our ignorance.

Our students showed allegiance to the ancient yet fundamental concept of the Guru by sharing the importance of Guru in our life. We cannot deny the importance of a Guru, a Mentor in our life. At every stage of life, a guide is required to lead us towards path of infinite bliss and God-realisation, is what was shared by our students.

Students created a holy atmosphere of spiritual gathering by their mesmerizing dance performances followed by GURU KE DOHE.

Our honourable Principal Ma’am, Mrs.Shehanaz Cottar, guided our students to be honest, be respectful towards our parents who are our primary Guru’s in our life.

Summing up, our students expressed their gratefulness to Principal Ma’am,Vice-Principal Ma’am ,all their teachers and mentors.

Doctor's Day Celebration 'Assembly - Shift B' - 2021

The presence of a doctor is the beginning of the cure. Doctors all over the world are given the stature next to God. It happens so mostly because they are lifesavers who work tirelessly for mankind. Doctors are essential for any society. They are considered to be life saviours. In India, Ist of July is observed as Doctor's Day. It is celebrated to emphasize the value that doctors hold in our lives and this day is meant to pay them respect for their selfless service. Podar International School, Chinchwad celebrated the World doctor’s day on 1st July,21to help understand the roles, importance and value of doctors in our lives. The programme started with a prayer, introduction and a song dedicated to the doctors. A skit was also performed to showcase love, charity, sacrifice, bravery and courage displayed by the doctors. The doctor parents who were invited expressed their thoughts on this wonderful occasion. Our Principal Ms.Shehanaz Cottar maam also expressed her gratitude and acknowledged the dedication and commitment of the doctors' towards our society. The programme ended with a special vote of thanks to all the doctors for always being one of the greatest representatives of the society.

Doctor's Day Celebration 'Assembly - Shift A' - 2021

To mark National Doctor’s Day, students of Podar International School Chinchwad expressed their gratitude towards doctors for their selfless services especially during the current Covid pandemic. National Doctor's Day was celebrated with enthusiasm by organizing a special assembly for the National Heroes by the students of grade VIII. Students participated in various activities such as Radio Show, Poem, Card Making . They showed videos highlighting contributions of the medical fraternity to the society. These contributions were a salute to the doctors working in the forefront amid pandemic. Students also participated in an online interactive session with the doctors that took them down the memory lane to their school days. Principal Shehnaz Cottar thanked all the doctors and wished them Happy and healthy life.

World Music Day Celebration - 2021

“Music is the moonlight in the gloomy night of life.” - John Paul Friedrich

Music is such that brings joy to the souls that lose hope. Music makes you feel better in the worst of times and most importantly, music has the power to sprinkle magic to your life and take you to a different world. With an eye to encourage and celebrate the budding musicians of Podar International School, Chinchwad, the students along with their teachers enthusiastically participated in the music day celebration. The chief attraction of the event was the duet performance by students along with their mothers and fathers. The students swept off the audience’s feet away with their spell binding performances on varied number of songs that are nationwide chartbusters. The event ended with a speech by the Principal and vote of thanks. Like always let music be a way of life.

International Yoga Day Celebration - 2021

On the auspicious occasion of World Yoga Day, Podar International School, Chinchwad celebrated Yoga day with a special assembly. Yoga embodies unity of mind and body; thought and action; restraint and fulfillment; harmony between man and nature; a holistic approach to health and well-being. It is not about exercise but to discover the sense of oneness with yourself, the world and nature. Different Yoga session were organised for students ,Parents, Grand Parents and Teachers that will surely benefit them.

Students of grade V and VI demonstrated various asanas followed by Omkar chanting. Warm up exercises were taken and all the students performed sitting and standing asanas, importance of these were explained simultaneously. The celebration concluded with synchronized recitation of shlokas and speech by our Principal Shehnaz Cottar maam. She encouraged students to practice regular yoga to remain fit and improve concentration. The students promised maam that they would practice Yoga daily.

Environment Day Celebration Shift B - 2021

Environment has become the most discussed issue, the world over. As we at Podar International School, Chinchwad consider environment as a matter of vital importance, endeavoured to drive this point amongst our students, so that they can make this world greener, and can take earnest initiatives to heal environment.

Podar International School, Chinchwad celebrated World Environment Day on 7th June through a special assembly. The day was celebrated with vigour amidst the lockdown. Students witnessed great work done by great Environment Activist from India. Students also took oath to “restore ecosystem” and to protect environment. The programme was graced by our honourable principal Mrs. Shehnaz Cottar ma’am and Vice Principal Mrs Manisha Ghosarwade ma’am and Mrs. Archana Karande ma’am.

An array of activities were organised to sensitise the young minds and to contribute to raise environmental protection awareness among the population with a particular focus on youth.

The Activities were conducted grade wise like preparing a bird house., Vegetable painting, making seed bomb, poster making, making paper bags, growing plants, best out of waste and recycling paper. Students participated in the activities with great enthusiasm.

Environment Day Celebration Shift A - 2021

The earth does not belong to us, we belong to the earth”. With this thought in mind , the students of Grade IX of Podar International School celebrated the 'World Environment Day' with enthusiasm wherein various activities were designed for students to perform from home to sensitise them to the issues of climate change, deterioration of natural resources etc.The day was celebrated with vigour amidst lockdown . A special Assembly was conducted through online mode displaying the different activities done by the students like slogan making on the theme Save Environment, planting trees at home, Preparing Vermicompost, reusing the waste, ways to save water and electricity etc. The students enthralled the audience with recitation of poem and dance depicting their love for the environment .This Celebration implores us to get closer to nature, to appreciate its beauty and its importance, and to take forward the call to protect the Earth that we share.Through a myriad of activities, the students understood their responsibility towards nurturing the environment.The students were motivated by the Principal Mrs Shehanaz Cottar and Vice Principal Mrs Archana Karande by their inspiring words.

National Panchayati Raj Day (Shift A) - 2021

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 24 April annually. Then Prime Minister of India Mr Manmohan Singh declared the first National Panchayati Raj Day on 24 April 2010.

The Social Science Teachers of Podar International School Chinchwad conducted a Virtual class by giving an experience of Panchayat sabha to the students of grade VIII, Where the students participated as the members of Panchayat and discussed the problem of taking measures in their Villages in this Covid Situation .The experiential Learning helps students to acquire Knowledge in a fun way . The enthusiasm and confidence of the students can be seen in the pics.

English Language Day Celebration (Shift B) - 2021

All the world’s a stage
And all the men and women merely players,
They have their exits and their entrances
And one man in his time plays many parts.

Shakespeare left this world centuries ago, but his writings continue to live throughout the world today. He has greatly impacted the world of literature and his existence will forever be remembered. Podar International School ,Chinchwad celebrated the birthday of William Shakespeare on 23rd April,21 ,the world’s pre-eminent dramatist and one of the greatest writer in the English language. The students of grade VIII conducted an assembly which included a speech, poem and a monologue. Beyond the great gift of language, the bringing to life of our history, his ongoing influence on our culture and his ability to educate, there is just the immense power of Shakespeare to inspire is what the assembly actually made us experience. Also different language activities were conducted from grade I-VII which included Word Antakshri, Make small words, tongue twisters, categorizing words, building a story with different ending.

As rightly said Shakespeare’s works are timeless and universal

English Language Day Celebration (Shift A) - 2021

“English is flexible: you can jam it into a Cuisinart for an hour, remove it, and meaning will still emerge.” - Douglas Coupland

Don’t you find it weird to see the craze amongst people expressing their urge to master English language? Some believe learning the language would help them communicate better and some find beauty and subtlety of the language in Shakespeare’s tragedies, Richard Brautigan’s dark comedies and P.B Shelley’s verses. English language has been universally acknowledged as the lingua franca that connects us with people across the world and helps us understand them better. All you require is to weave the 26 letters of the English alphabet into varied patterns to see the magic flow. Language Day was observed with solemnity at Podar International School, Chinchwad on the 23rd of April, the day that marks the birth and death anniversary of the famed dramatist, William Shakespeare, and how can students not be taught about the significance of this day.

The day commenced with a special assembly conducted by the Grade X and what was distinct about this assembly was the interview of William Shakespeare, that went online and the role was well enacted by a very talented Podarite, Aditya Baptiwale. The language enthusiasts of Podar engaged themselves in a myriad of activities that gave them a way to hone their literary skills like vocabulary enrichment game, recitation, monologues, tongue twisters and mural art.

Language gives a wide scope to bring in innovation and style and the teachers have gone beyond the ordinary and create the extraordinary. The students also enjoyed and were full of mirth and laughter. The Principal and the Vice-Principal of the school acknowledged and applauded the efforts of the students and teachers with a promise of standing firm by them always to let the teachers scale up their commitment of giving their best. And truth be told, Podar has always stood apart and always will.

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