Innovation Lab at PIS Ichalkaranji - 2023
The Innovation Lab is a state-of-the art space where students create, build, and think critically. Our Innovation Lab asks students to approach science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) with the mindset of problem-solvers, inventors, and entrepreneurs. At this age, students' idealism blooms, and they tend to channel energy into action more than reflection.
Diwali Celebration - 2023
Diwali is the festival of lights symbolizing the victory of inner light over the spiritual darkness. In order to bring out the creative talents of our students Podar International School, #Ichalkaranji conducted Diya Decoration Competition on 01/11/23. The students enthusiastically took part in the competition and came up with some very interesting ideas. Every piece was decorated in a unique and beautiful way.
Halloween Day - 2023
Halloween, a global festival, was celebrated with much fun and fanfare by students of Podar International School,#Ichalkaranji. The students came dressed in various outfits, they performed a dance and skit performed by Aqua House to mark the welcoming of good spirits and driving away the bad spirits in their lives.
World Mental Health Day - 2023

Together for Mental Health, Together for All.

To raise the awareness of mental health issues around the world and to mobilise efforts in support for mental health Podar International School, #Ichalakranji provides an opportunity for all the students and teachers to participate in different activities to fulfill the objective of 'World Mental Health' day.

School organised a special assembly where students performed excellent skits. Essay competition was conducted for teachers on topic "Mental health is my right"

All Teachers participated enthusiastically and following teachers bagged prizes :
1st position: Ms Amita Toraskar & Mr. Laxman
2nd position: Ms. Pallavi Aidmale & Ms. Vaishali Dasare
3rd position: Ms. Apurva Pandhare

Respected Principal sir felicitated winners in an assembly.

Jumpstart Activity 'Mythbusters' - 2023
Podar International school,#ichalkaranji has conducted Jumpstart Activity under the IE module "Mythbusters -Uncovering Myths, Fairy Tales and Legends Engraved in Time". Through these activities the student’s interest is stimulated and they get to experience many of the things that are passed down from one generation to another.
Navratri Celebration - 2023

A colourful Garba and Dandiya Rass rejuvenated the vibrancy of the Navratri!

Podar International School, #ichalkaranji celebrated Navratri with great spiritual enthusiasm and fun.

School organised ‘Nazrana Dandiya Raas’ in which students of all grades participated with great enthusiasm. All the students attired in traditional dresses added to the festive mood. Students along with teachers all danced on the beats and tune of ‘Dandiya’ very devotedly with their heart out creating a vibrant and exuberant show.

Event was conducted in various categories like Best attire with dance, Best pair performances (Mother Child & Father Child), Parent Group Performance.

The students and parents also attuned to the Garba dance graciously in the school premises. Event was conducted with the grace presence of Chief Guest Mr.Vinay Mahajan sir, Guest of honour Mrs.Ashwini Khatmode Patil Ma’am and PTA members. Respected principal Mr.Ishwar Patil sir motivated the gathering and congratulated all the winners.

Hindi diwas celebration - 2023
Podar International School, #Ichalkaranji has celebrated Hindi Diwas with great zeal and enthusiasm. Students and Teachers participated in various competitions namely- Elocution Competition, Doha Recitation Activity, Extempore Competition,Singing competition.
Ganesh Chaturthi Celebration - 2023
Podar International School,#Ichalkaranji, has celebrated ' Ganesh Chaturthi' with great pomp and festivity. The festival was heralded with a traditional lamp lighting followed by a prayer to invoke the blessings of lord Ganesha. The General Manager shree. S.P.Kulkarni, Kolhapur Hub appreciated the lazim, dhol tasha performances of teaching and housekeeping staff. As well as dance performances of students. The program ended with chants of 'Ganpathi Bappa Moriya- Agle Baras tu Jaldi Aa' which echoed all around the campus in a festive manner.
Hindi diwas celebration - 2023
Podar International School, #Ichalkaranji has celebrated Hindi Diwas with great zeal and enthusiasm. Students and Teachers participated in various competitions namely- Elocution Competition, Doha Recitation Activity, Extempore Competition,Singing competition.
Celebrating Kabir - 2023
Podar International School,#Ichalkaranji has conducted an IE Session under the theme ‘Celebrating Kabir’. The aim of the special feature – ‘Celebrating Kabir’ is to introduce our students to a great Indian poet, philosopher and humanitarian –‘Kabir. The students were introduced to Kabir and to the couplets composed by him. They understand the values Kabir spoke about through his couplets. Students represented his teachings in the form of enactments, and then applied these values to their own lives.
BizKids Bazaar - 2023
Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has successfully organised a culminating event "BizKids Bazar" under the module Young Entrepreneur.All students have participated with great zeal and thoroughly enjoyed the event by learning business skills to gain the profits. Parents enjoyed the event and appreciated the efforts of the school to prepare young Entrepreneurs. Event was successfully organised and executed under the guidance of the Honorable Principal Mr.Ishwar Patil sir. Chief Guest for the event: Mr. Deepak Nirgundekar (President Rotary Club Ichalkaranji)
Janmashtami Celebration - 2023
Podar International School,#Ichalkaranji has celebrated Janmashtami . Janmashtami is celebrated as a symbol of the end of darkness and rooting out of the evil forces. A splendid and colourful performance by the Students of Grade I and II, depicting the birth of Lord Krishna with a message of victory of good over evil. Children came dressed in ethnic wear as Radha and Krishna. The presentation depicted the varied images of life from birth to manhood transporting one to the world of splendour, colour, myth and legend. It was a beautiful presentation with joyous melodies and twirling dancers. Respected Principal Mr. Ishwar Patil sir addressed the gathering and blessed all the students on this auspicious day.
Teacher's Day Celebration - 2023
Podar International School, #Ichalkaranji has celebrated Teacher's Day with great zeal and enthusiasm. It is the day where the noble profession of teaching is highlighted and emphasis is laid on the significant role that teachers play in the development of a nation by developing and shaping young minds. Students from grade IX and X celebrated teachers day in an unique way by organising different activities and games for teachers. Honorable Principal Mr. Ishwar Patil sir felicitated all staff members and blessed them with best wishes. Wishing you a joyous Teacher's Day!
Chandrayaan 3 landing - 2023
India is once again gearing up to make history, chandrayaan 3 all set for landing. Now all the eyes are on vikram lander. Podar International School,#Ichalkaranji has Successfully demonstrated and celebrated India's historic mission chandrayaan - 3 to attempt a soft landing on moon.We all are eagerly waiting to watch that historical moment. All the very best to ISRO for the Chandrayaan-3 mission.
World Entrepreneurship Day - 2023
Podar International School,#Ichalkaranji has celebrated World Entrepreneurship Day. It is important to recognize and honor the pioneers who are transforming sectors, and making a lasting impact on the global stage. It's a day to recognize and encourage those who turn ideas into businesses, driving economic growth and positive change.
House Competition 'National History Bowl' for grade IX and X - 2023
Podar International School,#Ichalkaranji has conducted the House Competition 'National History Bowl' for grade IX and X. The National History Bowl competition promotes the study of history among students by providing a challenging and stimulating environment to engage with historical topics. The competition fosters a love of learning and encourages students to continue pursuing their love for history.
Training Session on 'Implementing and Delivering Outstanding Lessons' - 2023
Podar International School, #Ichalkaranji has conducted a Training Session on 'Implementing and Delivering Outstanding Lessons'. Objectives of the session are to interpret the lesson observation form- skills and sub-skills and to be able to upgrade the overall teaching learning assessment of the school. Teacher enjoyed all the activities throughout the sessions. Resource Person Ms. Swati Kanase, Principal Podar International School, Kankvali.
Inauguration of the Innovation Lab - 2023
Creativity is thinking up new things. Innovation is doing new things In an endeavor to inculcate and develop scientific temperament in the young learners of today. Podar International School,#Ichalkaranji proudly set its steps into the noble mission of knowledge enhancement. It was indeed a proud moment as they witnessed the inauguration of the Innovation Lab.The lab was inaugurated by our respected Principal Mr.Ishwar Patil sir and PTA members. The lab will boost scientific innovation at the school.
Independence Day Celebration - 2023

Freedom in the mind,
Faith in the words...
Pride in our soul...

Let’s salute the Nation on this auspicious day.

Independence Day celebrated with great enthusiasm and patriotism at Podar International School, #Ichalkaranji. Series of successful events were conducted showcasing energy and talents of our students such as Group Song and Dance, Skit to devote respect towards our Motherland.Students Prize distribution ceremony, Grade X Pass out students felicitation and Teachers felicitation for Loyalty of Service is done.

Honorable Principal Mr. Ishwar Patil sir addressed the gathering and highlighted achievements of India. Wishing you a joyous Independence Day!

Elocution Competition for Grade IV and V - 2023
Podar International School,#Ichalkaranji has conducted an Elocution Competition for Grade IV and V. Elocution is the art of public speaking that gives us self-boost and confidence to speak in front of a large audience. It enables students to create a connection with the audience who is listening to them through voice modulation. All participants were motivated and guided by our respected principal Mr.Ishwar Patil sir.
EVS Clay Moulding activity - 2023
Podar International School,#Ichalkaranji, always motivates students to learn out of box activities. Student Engagement is an essential element in academic goal-setting for excellent performance. It develops interest and arouses curiosity. Garde IV students actively involved in EVS Clay Molding activity of the life cycle of animals under the guidance of Ms. Amita Toraskar madam. Happy Students better learning.
Poetry Recitation Competition for Grade III - 2023
Podar International School,#Ichalkaranji has conducted a Poetry Recitation Competition for Grade III. Participating in a Poetry Recitation Competition can improve students' sense of rhythm. The rhythmic structure of stanzas aids literacy development in students by making them learn new words. Making students recite poems from an early age can also improve their reading skills. All participants were appreciated by our respected Principal Mr. Ishwar Patil sir.
Shloka Recitation Competition for Grade I and II - 2023
Podar International School,#Ichalkaranji has conducted Shloka Recitation Competition for Grade I and II. The children showcased their oratory skills by reciting shlokas with great confidence. Their performances were judged on the basis of presentation, Confidence, Fluency of language pronunciation. It was a pleasure to see their performances, excitement and passion on stage. All participants were appreciated by our respected Principal Mr. Ishwar Patil sir.
Fancy Dress Competition - 2023
We are glad to announce the results of Recycling Waste Material into Space Related Items and Fancy Dress Competition. Podar International School,#Ichalkaranji always promotes such competitions to develop students.
SOF second level exam results - 2023

We are jubilant to announce SOF second level exam results.

Competitive exams improve IQ, rational and analytical thought, and lay the groundwork for a successful career. Podar International School,#Ichalkaranji always promotes such activities to develop students.

Our 11 students attempted the Second level SOF exam of NSO, IMO, and IEO and brightened the name of the school.

IEO
1) SUBHAN NAIK
2) BHAVYA SHRISHRIMAL

IMO
3) ARYAL SHAH
4) RAJVARDHAN VANKORE
5) MAITHILI PATIL
6) AKSHAT KARWA
7) DARSHIT JAIN
8) TANISHA BHANSALI

NSO
9) ARHAN PURANT
10) AKSHAT KARWA
11) DARSHIT JAIN

Science experiments - 2023
Students of Grade VI. A from Podar International School,#Ichalkaranji has actively participated in the demonstration of Science experiments based on the topic separation of mixture. Science experiments bring children keen interest towards the subject and encourage them to show their innovative ideas. During this session students could separate the different mixtures by the process of filtration. These science experiments are conducted under the guidance and support of Mr. Subeesh sir.
Death anniversary of Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak - 2023
Podar International School, #Ichalkaranji has celebrated the death anniversary of Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak. Tributes to freedom fighter, social thinker, philosopher and teacher Shri Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak Ji on his Punya Tithi. Lokmanya Ji championed the cause of 'Purna Swaraj' and laid the foundation for India's quest for freedom.
E-Magazine Competition for Grade IX and X - 2023
Podar International School, #Ichalkaranji has conducted E-Magazine Competition for Grade IX and X. Students are exposed to a wide variety of texts and lots of interactive content in E-Magazine, from stories, poems, and action rhymes to nonfiction, crafts, puzzles, and games. Student’s magazines can offer an abundance of high-interest content to support the curriculum. Students created an E-Magazine on the topic “Pros and Cons of Social Media” which gives them the potential to understand that along with the good comes bad. All participants were encouraged and appreciated by respected Principal Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir.
On The Spot Painting Competition for Grade VI to VIII - 2023
Podar International School, #Ichalkaranji has conducted On The Spot Painting Competition for Grade VI to VIII. Painting competition is important to motivate young artists and help them to develop their creative skills by exposing them to the contemporary talent in the field.It allows students to complete self-expression and supports their creativity and innovative ideas expressed through art. All participants were encouraged and appreciated by respected Principal Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir.
Hot Math Competition for Grade IX and X - 2023
Podar International School, #Ichalkaranji has conducted Hot Math Competition for Grade IX and X. Math competitions help students develop problem-solving skills and learn to think outside the box, handle pressure, and be a team player — traits that will serve them well in any future endeavour. Honorable Principal Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir motivated all the students.
Guru Purnima Celebration - 2023
Podar International School, #Ichalkranji has celebrated Guru Purnima with great joy, pride and enthusiasm. May the light of knowledge and the blessings of your gurus illuminate your path and lead you to success and happiness. Honorable principal Mr.Ishwar Patil sir felicitated all staff members and blessed them with best wishes. Wishing you a joyous Guru Purnima.
Jumpstart Activity 'IE Theme - Young Entreprenuer' - 2023
Podar International School,#Ichalkaranji has conducted the Jumpstart Activity for upcoming IE theme - "Young Entrepreneur'. The activities were designed to surprise the students, evoke their imagination and engage them. It also provides a common platform so that every student has some experience to draw from as he progresses through the unit. Students from grade I to VIII enjoy the activities and are very much excited for the upcoming IE theme.
Investiture Ceremony 2023-2024
It was a proud moment for all as Podar International School,#Ichalkaranji held its Investiture Ceremony on 03/07/2023. “Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” Investiture ceremony is an important occasion where a school entrusts its upcoming leaders with certain roles and responsibilities. Podar International School Ichalkaranji always entrusts students and delegates. This responsibility provides authority to children to learn an important lifelong skill of being powerful and responsible at the same time. The investiture ceremony was successfully executed under the guidance of our respected Principal Mr. Ishwar Patil sir.
House wise rangoli competition - 2023
Podar International School, #Ichalkaranji has organised the House Wise Rangoli Competition under the IE module TECK IT UP. Imagination and innovative ideas in rangoli art have also been incorporated. It's traditional charm, artistry and importance continue today. Event was successfully organised and executed under the guidance of the Honorable Principal Mr. Ishwar Patil sir.
Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Jayanti - 2023
Podar International School,#Ichalkaranji has celebrated Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Jayanti with great joy, pride and enthusiasm. Shahu Maharaj is renowned for the work he did for the welfare of the people belonging to the backward community. He passed the orders for their welfare and upliftment. The celebration was successfully conducted under the guidance of our respected principal Mr.Ishwar Patil sir.
PTA Meeting - 2023
Podar International School, #Ichalkaranji organised a PTA meeting on Saturday 24/06/2023. PTA (Parent Teacher Association) play a huge role in shaping a child’s educational journey and future academic success. Honorable principal Mr. Ishwar Patil sir inaugurated new forum of parents and teachers for AY 23-24.
Show and tell competition - 2023
Podar International School, #Ichalkaranji has successfully conducted show and tell competition for Grade I and II. Students participated in the competition with full zeal and enthusiasm as they came up with the model of planets. This platform enhances the vocabulary of the students and boosts confidence. Honorable principal Mr.Ishwar Patil sir motivated all the students.
International Yoga Day Celebration - 2023

Podar International School,#Ichalkaranji has celebrated International Yoga Day with great zeal and enthusiasm. Yoga is the rhythm of the body, the melody of the mind, the harmony of the soul, and the symphony of life. Our respected principal Mr. Ishwar Patil sir participated with all the students and motivated all.

These competition are judged by,

  • Mr. Ghananil Londhe (Winner of Khelo India Silver Medalist, SGFI Gold Medalist)
  • Ms. Sanika Jadhav (The winner of 36th National Games Gujrat, 2022-23 and two times represented Shivaji University at All India University Games in Odisha)
  • Ms Pradnya Gaikwad (Gold medalist in 36th National Games Gujrat 2023. Gold, Silver, Bronze medal national Yoga Sana Sports Federation)

Happy International Day of Yoga.

Student events and competitions under Behaviour and Personality Development Team - 2023

The Behaviour and Personality Development Team of Podar International School, Ichalkaranji is implementing certain actions to monitor the improvement and overall involvement of the council members in the different activities, events and competitions.

The School Council is the important factor in school and to improve the quality of mentorship and their presentation is essential for their betterment. The school has awarded the students council members to appreciate their excellent performance.

With a great thought of motivating students for regular attendance along with their overall performances, the behaviour and personal development team has also awarded students and the classes by appreciating stars along with outstanding classes.

Heartfelt Gratitude to Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for nurturing holistic development of our young minds.

International Women's Day Celebration - 2023

Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has celebrated International Women's Day.

Each year, March 8 is observed as International Women's Day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women from all around the world. It serves an opportunity to inspire efforts to end gender biases and discrimination and achieve gender equality.

Special program was organised which included Student-Teacher group song, Students Group Dance, Teacher Speech, and all the lady staff including Teachers, House Keeping staff and Transport Staff were presented flowers to mark the importance of this day.

Heartfelt Gratitude to our Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for arousing our young minds to understand their roles and responsibilities towards nation, society etc.

Culminating Event 'Jungle Beats under Thematic Unit - Fun with Plants and Animals' - 2023
Students and Parents of Grade I from Podar International School, Ichalkaranji have participated energetically in the Culminating Event- Jungle Beats under Thematic Unit- Fun with Plants and Animals. Students performed the jungle parade, they dressed up with different kinds of Plants and Animals that they have been learning about during the Thematic Unit. It was a great learning experiment for them. They came to know the importance of animals and plants in our life. Students and Parents enjoyed the event and Parents appreciated students' performances. Heartfelt Gratitude to our Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for continuous support and valuable guidance.
3D Designing and Printing Prototyping Competition - 2023

Students of Grades V to VIII from Podar International School, Ichalkaranji have enthusiastically participated in 3D Designing and Printing Prototyping Competition 2022-23, Kolhapur Hub.

Our students have presented their wonderful models with the explanation and bagged multiple awards. All the winners have received certificates and trophies. It's a proud moment for our school and our students are adding the Golden Feather in the cap of PIS Ichalkaranji with their great achievements.

2nd position from Grade V is bagged by- Mast. Arpit Baheti and Mast. Darshan Dhoot
3rd position from Grade VI is bagged by Mast. Arjun Bargale and Ms. Sharvari Dasare
3rd position from Grade VII is bagged by Mast. Chirag Jaju and Mast. Tanak Gidwani
2nd position from Grade VIII is bagged by Mast. Ketan Bora and Mast. Darshan Shrishrimal.
Hearty Congratulations to all the Winners for their hard efforts and remarkable achievements.

National Science Day Celebration - 2023

Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has celebrated National Science Day with full enthusiasm and zeal.

National Science Day is celebrated in India on February 28th each year to mark the discovery of the Raman effect by Indian physicist Sir C. V. Raman on 28 February 1928. For his discovery, Sir C.V. Raman was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930. Various competitions were conducted in school to arouse scientific knowledge among young scientists like Students group song, Best presentation of Show and Tell competition, Poster making competition, Teacher Speech, Art Gallery Inauguration etc. The day is observed to spread awareness about the importance of science and its contributions to society. The celebration of National Science Day in schools is a crucial event that helps in promoting scientific temper among students.

Heartfelt Gratitude to our Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for providing us a wonderful opportunity for a successful event and Ms. Amita Toraskar ma'am, Science HOD for planning, guiding and smooth execution of the program.

Parivartan Drive - 2023

Students of Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has enthusiastically participated in Parivartan Drive.

The theme for the year Pleat by Pleat revolves around clothing and its impact on the environment. The drive urge the students to rethink before purchasing clothes because buying too many clothes can cause a detrimental cost to the environment. The students participated in various activities and acted as agents of change. The students interacted with the people in and around their school locality. It created awareness in the form of walkathons, put-up stalls with games and reused products, and most importantly share the message through the medium of Social Media, placards and banner.

Students actively participated in Walkathon and displayed their clothing materials which was prepared by the recycled clothes.

Heartfelt Gratitude to our Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for being a continuous source of motivation for the successful event.

Marathi Rajbhasha Din - 2023
Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has celebrated Marathi Rajbhasha Din enthusiastically across all the grades. Marathi Bhasha Diwas or Marathi Day is celebrated on February 27 every year on the birth anniversary of eminent Marathi poet Vishnu Vaman Shirwadkar who was popularly known as 'Kusumagraj'. Chief Guest for this event- Shri. Ramesh Bhiware Sir, renowed writer. Students presented Group Song along with reciting various bhajans and shlokas, Teacher speech etc. All the students and teachers participated enthusiastically in the event with historical attire. Heartfelt Gratitude to Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for his continuous support and valuable guidance for the event.
Farewell Party for the Grade X students - 2023
Students of Grade IX from Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has organised Farewell Party for the Grade X students. A farewell is organized to bid goodbye and good luck to people who are leaving. It helps in conveying a message they will be missed by those they are leaving behind. Event was systematically arranged with students speech, Group song, Group Dance, Sash presentation etc. All the students were nostalgic leaving memories behind and they have promised entire staff members for giving their best results in upcoming CBSE Board Examination. Heartfelt Gratitude to our Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for providing us a wonderful opportunity for the successful event.
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti Celebration - 2023
Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has celebrated Shivaji Jayanti with full enthusiasm and zeal across all the grades. The birth anniversary of the great Maratha king Shivaji is celebrated as Shivaji Jayanti every year. The founder of the Maratha Kingdom, Shivaji born in Pune's Shivneri Fort on this day in 1630. Mainly the state of Maharashtra celebrates the birth anniversary of its one of the bravest and wise monarchs of India. Shivaji Jayanti is observed on February 19 every year in honour of the bravery and contribution of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj to the nation. Chhatrapati Shivaji was the founder of the Maratha Empire and one of the greatest Indian warriors of his time. Our students presented wonderful events like group dance, speech, stick fighting skills (lathi kathi) and understood the importance and valour of the great king. Heartfelt Gratitude to our Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for providing continuous support and valuable guidance.
Biggest Abacus and Arithmetic Competition Achievers by Master Abacus Education Academy, Ichalkaranji - 2023
Students of Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has participated in Biggest Abacus and Arithmetic Competition organised by Master Abacus Education Academy, Ichalkaranji. Abacus education improves the skills of Visualization (photographic memory), Concentration, Listening Skills, Memory, Speed, Accuracy, Creativity, Self Confidence, Self-Reliance resulting in Whole Brain Development. Abacus based Arithmetic functions, calculations thereof enhance Concentration levels. Students are honoured with Certificates, Medals and Trophies for their meritorius achievements and added a golden feather in the cap of PIS Ichalkaranji. Hearty Congratulations to all the Winners for their remarkable achievements.
SOF Olympiad Achievers - 2023

Students of Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has participated in SOF Olympiads with full enthusiam and zeal and came with flying colours.

Competitive examinations promote students' scientific reasoning and logical abilities, assist students in evaluating their understanding of cyber concepts, assist students in assessing their mathematical abilities and understanding and assist students in evaluating their English language skills and use. Students are honoured with Certificates, Medals and Trophies for their meritorius achievements and added a golden feather in the cap of PIS Ichalkaranji.

It's a prestigious moment that 25 students bagged Gold Medals from our school.

International English Olympiad Gold Medalist:-
From Grade I- Ms. Nysshita Agarrwal
From Grade II- Ms. Rijuta Chougule
From Grade III- Mast. Manan Dayma, Mast. Subhan Naik, Mast. Arhan Purant
From Grade IV- Ms. Hrida Heda, Ms. Radhika Sawant, Ms. Suvidhi Patil, Mast. Bhavya Shrishrimal
From Grade V- Mast. Arpit Baheti
From Grade VII- Mast. Chirag Jaju
From VIII- Mast. Shivam Sawant
From Grade IX- Ms. Swapnali Kulkarni

International General Knowledge Olympiad Gold Medalist:-
From Grade II- Ms. Kiara Shrishrimal
From Grade III- Mast. Paras Patil, Mast. Indraneel Shinde, Ms. Yagya Sharma
From Grade IV- Mast. Prachit Kabra
From Grade V- Mast. Arpit Baheti, Mast. Ishaan Satpute, Ms. Aaradhya Agarwal
From Grade VI- Mast. Akshat Karwa, Ms. Dhvani Patni, Ms. Unnati Maheshwari
From Grade VII- Mast. Darshit Jain
From Grade VIII- Mast. Dhruvraj Pawar

Hearty Congratulations to all the Winners for their remarkable achievements.

Suryanamaskar Session - 2023
Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has organized Suryanamskar session across all the grades. On this day, the 'Surya Namaskar' is offered as a salutation to the Sun to exhibit one's gratitude for each of its rays as it nurtures all living beings. The Sun, as the primary source of energy, is critical not only for the continuation of the food-chain but it also energizes the mind and body of human beings. Students and Teachers performed all the postures of Surya Namaskar and energised with the positive vibrations from Sun. Heartfelt Gratitude to our Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for guiding and supporting us throughout the event.
74th Republic Day Celebration - 2023

Let’s celebrate 74 years of of being a sovereign, socialist, secular, and democratic republic.

Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has celebrated 74th Republic Day.

The day holds importance because the Constitution of India came into force and India became a sovereign state on January 26, 1950. While India gained independence from the British Raj in 1947, it was this day that India became a republic.

Entire School campus was surrounded with a feeling of patriotism. Students presented housewise March Past, Welcome Song, Welcome Dance, Skit, Mime Act, Silent Drill, Closing Dance. Students were awarded for their Outstanding Achievements in Scholastic and Co- scholastic areas.

Chief Guest for the event- Mr. Atul Ambi Sir, Journalist, Head of Lokmat Newspaper and Mr. Ravikiran Chougule Sir, Editor, Weekly Amateur Newspaper.

Heartfelt Gratitude to our Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for providing us continuous support and valuable guidance.

Culminating Event 'Weather Watcher and Fashion Fiesta for Grade I and II' - 2023

Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has organized the Culminating Event- Weather Watcher and Fashion Fiesta for Grade I and II.

Weather Watcher event showcased the learning of the students like different types of weather and its characteristics during and clothes used in different seasons in the course of Thematic Unit Weather Whatever. Grade II students have learnt about the different festivals of different states, types of clothes, sources of clothes, the process of making clothes from fiber, types of fibers, different kinds of clothes wore in different seasons, different characteristic of clothes throughout the Thematic Unit ‘Clothes’.

During the event, students and parents have participated enthusiastically with dress up of various season costumes. The event included weather song, weather dance, skit, speeches and parents fashion parade. All the students and parents enjoyed the event thoroughly.

Rotary Club UNITO Cyclothon - 2023

Students across Grade I to X from Podar International School, Ichalkaranji were invited by Rotary Club UNITO Cyclothon for enthusiastic performance and motivation.

Students portrayed Maharashtra’s Cultural Lezim dance along with Yoga demo and Aerobics Hula Hoop under the Fit India Movement. All the students were extremely happy and energetic and given their best performances. They have motivated the Cyclothon participants.

Heartfelt Gratitude to our respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for providing such a great opportunity to showcase our talents and to be a part of this grand event. Our School received Appreciation Certificate and Medal for motivational performance.

Special Thanks to Mr. Uday Pawar Sir, Hobby and Sports Coordinator for enthusiastic preparation and participation.

Thank you to all the Admin, Teaching and Non- Teaching Staff for their tireless efforts and make this event remarkable one.

Christmas Eve - 2022
Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has celebrated Christmas Eve across all the grades. Christmas is celebrated as the birth of Jesus Christ. But in the real sense, it symbolises the truth of spiritual life. Whole world was transformed with the birth of Almighty Jesus. His birth transformed the lives of the people. Our students have sung Christmas Carols, Group Dance and overjoyed by the presence of Santa Claus with chocolates. Heartfelt Gratitude to Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for continuous support and valuable guidance throughout the event.
Field Trip under Visit to Archaeological Site - 2022
Students of Grade III and IV from Podar International School, Ichalkaranji visited to Kopeshar Temple, Khidrapur as a Field Trip under Visit to Archaological Site. Monuments remind us of our heritage. They are like a treasure for a nation and symbol of pride of their civilization. They help us to appreciate our past and the level of development, knowledge and thoughts. In a way, they provide life to our past. The temple is surrounded with majestic sculptures and artistic carvings around the monument. Students have thoroughly enjoyed the field trip and gained huge historical and scientific knowledge about the place.
Podar Volunteer Program 'Animal Rescue - Visit to Cowshed' - 2022
Students of Grade II from Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has enthusiastically participated in Podar Volunteer Program- Animal Rescue- Visit to Cowshed. Animal shelters play an important part in our communities because they seek to reconnect pets with their owners, shelter those in need, and find new homes for animals who are lost, without a permanent home, or for animals that should not be wandering our streets for our own safety. Students were glad to feed the animals and understood the process. Gratitude to our Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for providing such a platform to our students to broaden their horizon of learning.
Tree Plantation drive conducted under Podar Volunteer Program - 2022
Students of Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has enthusiastically participated in Tree Plantation drive conducted under Podar Volunteer Program. Tree Plantation drives combat many environmental issues like deforestation, soil erosion, desertification in semi-arid areas, global warming, and enhancing the beauty and balance of the environment. Trees absorb harmful gases and emit oxygen, increasing oxygen supply. Students were glad to plant and water plants. Heartfelt Gratitude to our Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for guiding and motivating us throughout the entire program.
Ichalkaranji Marathon 4th Edition - 2022
Students of Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has participated In Ichalkaranji Marathon- 4th Edition with full enthusiasm and zeal. Training for a marathon will inevitably boost our general health and fitness. Running is great for improving cardiovascular fitness and bone density, and combined with other complementary activities such as such as yoga, swimming and cycling can lead to increased muscle strength and flexibility. Students were glad to be a successful Finishers for 5km, 10 km, 21 km etc and received their medals. Hearty Congratulations to all the Winners for great achievements.
Integrated English event 'Kavishala - A Showcase of the World of Indian Poetry' - 2023

Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has conducted Integrated English Culminating Event- Kavishala- A Showcase of the World of Indian Poetry across all grades.

This festival aims at providing a platform, for the students to showcase their learning and insight gained through the module. In the event "Kavishala‟, the students presented the works of Indian poets and presented the background of the poets, interpretation of their works, the kind of impact their work has had on society. Poetry festivals serve as an ideal opportunity to expose the students to the world of poems. It aims to inspire the students to develop an interest in poetry. It will help the students to explore their own unique voices, and their self-expression through poetry.

eartfelt Gratitude to our Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for guiding us throughout the event to make a successful program.

Indian Constitution Day - 2022
Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has celebrated Indian Constitution Day. Constitution Day also known as "National Law Day", is celebrated in India on 26 November every year to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution of India. The day aims to mark the significance of the constitutional values among the citizens of India and also, to bring awareness of the importance of the Indian Constitution and its architect, Dr. BR Ambedkar Sir. Our students showcased their talent by presenting an insightful Skit and made us aware about the pivotal role of the leader and importance of Indian Constitution. "My Law, My Pride".
Annual Sports Day Celebration 2022-2023

Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has organized the most awaited event i.e Annual Sports Day with great enthusiasm and zeal.

The day is meant to commemorate the legend and create awareness on the importance of sports, fitness and health. Our students and parents have thoroughly enjoyed the event. Students have energetically participated with great team spirit. The event included Welcome dance, March Past, Torch Run, Students class wise displays, students hits, sports events for Parents and Teachers, Closing dance.

Chief Guest- Shri. Nikesh Khatmode- Patil Sir, Addl. Superintendent of Police, Ichalkaranji.

Heartfelt Gratitude to our Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for providing continuous support and valuable guidance for the successful event.

Basketball and Football Team events 'Annual Sports Meet' 2022-2023
Podar International School, #Ichalkaranji has organised Basketball and Football Team events for the students of Grade VIII to X. The purpose of a sports activities is to promote physical activity and healthy competition among students. It is also a great way for students to socialize and meet new people. Sports days can be a lot of fun, and they provide an excellent opportunity for students to show their skills. These events develops confidence level and team spirit among students. Heartfelt Gratitude to our Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for valuable guidance and continuous source of motivation to all of us.
House Competition 'Poetry on the Spot' - 2022
Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has conducted House Competition- Poetry on the Spot. The purpose of the contest is to test the artistic expression and the vocabulary of the students. The main objective of the competition is to encourage the students to dive into their imagination and jot down their beautiful thoughts on a piece of paper that would lead to beautiful poems. The platform of the ‘House Competition’ will provide them with opportunities to showcase their creative abilities through their writing piece. The competition also aims to acknowledge the efforts proposed by the students in writing poems. Heartfelt Gratitude to our Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for providing continuous support and valuable guidance.
Fire Free Cooking competition - 2022
Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has conducted a Fire Free Cooking competition for the students of Grade V to VII. Through this activity the students learnt the spirit of teamwork, culinary skills, appreciating the hard work put into cooking. Fireless cooking not only teaches cooking to children but also teaches some valuable skills of life. This encourages children's creativity, thinking and problem solving skills. With this, children improve their knowledge of basic skills like measuring, counting and the procedure of cooking.
Children's Day Celebration - 2022
Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has celebrated Children's Day with full enthusiasm and zeal. November 14 is celebrated as Children’s Day to mark the birth anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of our country. Along with paying honour to Pandit Nehru, Children's Day strives to raise awareness of children's rights, care, and education. Various cultural events were held for the students. Teachers have planned and implemented a fantastic program for Children's Day like Speech, Group Song, Group Dance, Appreciation to Student Council Members. School has invited Special Guest for the event i.e. Orphanage Trust kids to witness the program. All the students enjoyed the event thoroughly. Heartfelt Gratitude to Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for giving the opportunity to celebrate Children's Day innovatively.
Fancy dress competition - 2022
Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has conducted Fancy Dress Competition for the students of Grade I to IV. A fancy dress competition not only blends learning with fun but also develops confidence in students by giving them an opportunity to speak in front of their own classmates. Students gave their fantastic performance by wearing attire of various famous personalities. Heartfelt Gratitude to our Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for providing opportunity to showcase their talents.
Diwali Celebration - 2022
Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has celebrated Diwali across all the grades. Diwali symbolises the spiritual victory of light over darkness, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance. The lights of Diwali signify a time to destroy all our dark desires and thoughts, eradicated dark shadows and evils and gives us the strength and the zeal to carry on with our goodwill for the rest of the year. Our students have enlighten diyas, enjoyed class decorations and celebrations with colourful attire. The entire school campus was enriched with festive vibes. Heartfelt Gratitude to our Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for providing us the opportunity to celebrate the event in a grand way.
Diya Decoration Competition - 2022
Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has organised Diya Decoration Competition for the students of Grade I to V on the ocassion of Diwali. The main purpose of these activities are to explore the students imagination, Creativity and celebrate the festival of lights in true Spirit. Students decorated diyas very enthusiastically by using their creativity. Heartfelt Gratitude to Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for providing the opportunity to students for showcasing their talents.
Lantern Making Competition - 2022
Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has organised Lantern Making Competition for the students of Grade VI to IX on the ocassion of Diwali. The main purpose of these activities are to explore the students imagination, Creativity and celebrate the festival of lights in true Spirit. Students decorated lanterns very enthusiastically by using their creativity. Heartfelt Gratitude to Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for providing the opportunity to students for showcasing their talents.
Achievements in Co-Scholastic areas - 2022

Students of Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has brought laurels to our school with their great achievements in Co- Scholastic areas.

Mast. Darsh Dhadd has participated in First Invitational Artistic Gymnastics competition. He secured 2nd Rank.
Mast. Naksh Dangre has participated in Lions Chess competition. He secured Bronze medal.
Mast. Shriyash Bade has participated in Sangli District Boxing Association. He secured Gold medal.
Mast. Dhanraj Mali has participated in Ichalkaranji Tennis Ranking SS- U 12 competition. He secured 1st Position in Singles and Doubles.
Mast. Reyansh Urunkar has participated in Late Haji Shaukat Bagwan one day Rapid Chess Tournament. He secured 4th postion.
Mast. Harshwardhan Jaju has participated in Late Haji Shaukat Bagwan one day Rapid Chess Tournament. He secured 3rd postion.
Mast. Atharv Jakotia has participated in Late Haji Shaukat Bagwan one day Rapid Chess Tournament. He secured 1st postion.
Mast. Naksh Dangre has participated in Late Haji Shaukat Bagwan one day Rapid Chess Tournament. He secured 2nd postion.

Hearty Congratulations to all the Winners for their remarkable Achievements.

Express Yourself 'Integrated English' - 2022
Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has conducted Express Yourself under Integrated English theme- ‘Kaleidoscope: Gazing at the Magical Prism of Poetry’. Students were exposed for writing Poetry. Writing Poetry improves language skills. The process of writing poetry builds vocabulary and sparks creative thinking. Poetry writing helps people discover who they are and boosts self confidence.
Jumpstart Activity 'Integrated English' - 2022
Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has conducted Jumpstart Activity under the I.E theme- ‘Kaleidoscope: Gazing at the Magical Prism of Poetry’. 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. Over the period of 4-5 weeks, the students will be exposed to a variety of poems that will lead to a learning experience and a deeper understanding of the genre of poetry.
World Mental Health Day - 2022
Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has celebrated World Mental Health Day across all the grades. Our school has taken initiative and conducted various activities to spread awareness and celebrate world mental health day. Podar education network believes in wholistic care and improvement of pupils, where School counsellor plays prominent role. To instil the importance of different Social Emotional skills, students prepared booths during Open House and showcased how these skills are practically used to maintain mental wellbeing. Parents created breathing dragons, squeezing stress ball, glitter jar as calming activities and took it as remembrance. Special assembly was conducted by the students of grades IX and X to orient students about mental health day. The grade appropriate skits were highlight for the assembly where students understood the meaning of mental wellbeing. Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir addressed the students on this occasion and shared thoughtful strategies to maintain mental health.
The Potluck activity under Treasure Trove Club 'After School Clubs' - 2022
Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has conducted The Potluck activity under Treasure Trove Club- After School Clubs. The Potluck (Traditional Dishes/Recipes) was conducted under the treasure trove activities. Keeping students’ interest in mind same activity is tweaked by making business plan around traditional recipes. Students participated in the groups enthusiastically and did their best to present business plans. The objective for the activity was to hone the entrepreneurship skills of students and give tribute to traditional recipes around the world. They were being analysed and interviewed by our Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir. It was a insightful and thought provoking session for the students.
Joy of Giving - 2022
Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has conducted "Joy of Giving" for the students of Grade I to VIII. The main purpose of the module "Joy of Giving" is to make the students aware of the environmental problems that are taking place around the world. These activities has encouraged them to give back the environment by creating awareness and implementing eco- friendly actions in their respective societies and communities.
Poem Recitation Competition - 2022
Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has conducted Poem Recitation Competition across all the Grades i.e from Grade I to V. Recitation activities help students to build confidence as they learn to speak more accurately and persuasively about any piece of writing. Keeping this in mind, an English Recitation Competition was organized. Children astonished everyone with their voice modulation and amazing memorizing skills. Heartfelt Gratitude to our Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for providing such a wonderful platform to our students.
Culminating Event under EVS Thematic Unit 'Festivals for Grade I' - 2022
Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has conducted Culminating Event under EVS Thematic Unit- Festivals for Grade I. The event was conducted after the completion of Unit- Festivals to focus the understanding of the chapter among students. Students were happy and excited to present their festivals and welcomed guests in their festival attire and food. They celebrated various festivals.
Science Inquiry based Learning - 2022

Students of Grade VI from Podar International School, Ichalkaranji are encouraged for Science Inquiry based learning for Chapter-Living and non-living things through independent student work.

Our school always motivates students to actively participate in the learning to gain experiences rather than sit as passive listeners. Students are actively involved in Learning by Doing.

Inquiry-based learning helps students make their own connections about what they learn. Their curiosity helps them engage and gain a deeper understanding of topics and content, instead of primarily memorizing and recalling rules, ideas or formulas.

Inquiry-based learning also effectively develops important soft skills that are key for student success in the 21st Century, such as creative problem solving, critical thinking, logical thinking, teamwork, and even written and oral communication.

This entire activity was conducted under the continuous guidance and support of Ms. Amita Toraskar ma'am.

Integrated English 'Culminating Event - Sci Hi Museum' - 2022

Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has conducted with great zeal and enthusiasm.

This event focused on presenting various discoveries, excavations, monuments, artifacts, etc with a Scientific element in it and the History behind it. Students have thoroughly enjoyed the event by learning through their experiences, Informative Booth were arranged as well as Class wise theme decorations.

Parents, grandparents, siblings, relatives were invited for the event. School has received overwhelming and outstanding responses, appreciation and motivation from our Chief Guest and Parents. Chief Guest- Shri. Kunalsingh Nimbalkar Sir, Sarpanch, Yadrav.

Heartfelt Gratitude to Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for always providing continuous support and valuable guidance. Special appreciation to all the Teachers and the students for making this event a grand Success.

Hindi Diwas Celebration - 2022
Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has celebrated Hindi Diwas across all the grades i.e Grade I to X. It is celebrated on 14 September across schools, colleges, offices, and organizations to showcase the importance of the day and the language. The day commemorates the event when Hindi was adopted as one of the official languages of India. Heartfelt Gratitude to our Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for providing the opportunity to mark the importance of this day.
Science Subject Enrichment Activity - 2022
Students of Grade IX from Podar International School, Ichalkaranji have actively completed Science Subject Enrichment Activity- Model making. Subject enrichment activities promote critical thinking and problem solving skills, improve student's ability to concentrate, and make learning more meaningful, valuable, and rewarding. Enrichment activities are informative, which help students to become more engaged in their learning and retain more information. The Subject Enrichment Activity is completed under guidance and support of Ms. Amita Toraskar ma'am.
Life Skills Activity based Learning - 2022

Students of Grade III from Podar International School, Ichalkaranji are encouraged for Life Skills Activity based learning through independent student work.

Our school always motivate students to actively participate in the learning to gain experiences rather than sit as passive listeners. Students are actively involved in Learning by Doing. Students have learnt gift wrapping techniques under the Module- Being Independent of Life Skills.

Activity-based learning also facilitates better understanding by creating far learning grounds for everyone. It ensures that the student is always engaged in learning; sharpens the analytical skills and problem-solving skills of the learners.

It helped in building their knowledge, boosting creativity skills and increasing cognitive skills. Activity-based learning plays an important role in teaching the students to collaborate, communicate, interact and work in teams and provides hands on experiences to students.

This entire activity was conducted under the continuous guidance and support of Ms. Apurva Pandhare ma'am.

Jumpstart Activity 'Thematic Session' - 2022
Students of Grade I from Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has energetically participated in Jumpstart event under Thematic session- Festivals. For children, it is a great way to understand and learn the rich heritage of India and learn about the importance of various festivals. Along with fun and enthusiasm for the activities related to the festival, qualities like creativity, sensitivity, and a feeling of togetherness are also inculcated in the students. The Jumpstart Event of EVS topic festivals is designed to nurture the students talents, capture the imagination and generate the curiosity about the festivals.
Students achievements in scholastic and co-scholastic areas - 2022
Students of Podar International School, Ichalkaranji have bagged appreciation certificates and medals for their remarkable achievements in the field of scholastic and co- scholastic areas. When students gain the opportunity to earn certificates and medals, they gain a new way to succeed academically. Recognizing students with awards and certificates make them and their work stand out which again motivates them and attracts other students to work harder. It boosts confidence and enhances the overall personality of the students which supports for improving holistic growth and development among them. Heartfelt Gratitude to Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for felicitating and boosting our students' confidence and spirit.
Teacher's Day Celebration - 2022
Students of Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has celebrated Teachers Day with full enthusiasm and zeal. Teacher's day is celebrated on 5th September of every year to commemorate the birth anniversary of former President, politician, scholar, philosopher and Bharat Ratna recipient, Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. Various programmes were arranged like Students group song, Honouring Teachers with Sash and cards, reacreational games etc. Teachers were overwhelmed to receive the care and affection given by the students through a wonderful event planned and organised by the students of Grade IX and X. Heartfelt Gratitude to our Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for providing students a wonderful opportunity to celebrate this remarkable day.
Students achievements in scholastic and co-scholastic areas - 2022
Students of Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has bagged appreciation certificates and medals for their remarkable achievements in the field of scholastic and co- scholastic areas. When students gain the opportunity to earn certificates and medals, they gain a new way to succeed academically. Recognizing students with awards and certificates make them and their work stand out which again motivates them and attracts other students to work harder. It boosts confidence and enhances overall personality of the students which supports for improving holistic growth and development among them. Heartfelt Gratitude to Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for felicitating and boosting our students confidence and team spirit.
Ganesh Chaturthi Celebration - 2022
Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi with great zeal and enthusiasm. Ganesh Chaturthi, also called Vinayaka Chaturthi, in Hinduism, is a 10-day festival marking the birth of the elephant-headed deity Ganesha, the god of prosperity and wisdom. Energetic Events were conducted like Lezim, Zanjh Pathak, Traditional Group Dance and Students skit. The whole environment of the campus seems to be more spiritual and aesthetic with the arrival of Lord Ganesha. Heartfelt Gratitude to Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for providing us this wonderful opportunity to celebrate this great event with full of energy, enthusiasm and zeal.
Integrated English 'Theme : Footprints in time - Artifacts preparation' - 2022
Students of Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has prepared Artifacts under the Integrated English theme- Footprints in time. In this activity, students have prepared various tools, materials, vessels showcasing ancient era and gained thorough knowledge. Students understood the concept with the help of an worksheet. Artifacts are immensely useful to scholars who want to learn about a culture. Archaeologists excavate areas in which ancient cultures lived and use the artifacts found there to learn about the past.
Science Activity based learning through Lab Session - 2022

Students of Grade VI from Podar International School, Ichalkaranji are encouraged for Science Activity based learning through Lab Session.

Our school always motivate students to actively participate in the learning to gain experiences rather than sit as passive listeners. Students are actively involved in Learning by Doing.

Activity-based learning also facilitates better understanding by creating far learning grounds for everyone. It ensures that the student is always engaged in learning; sharpens the analytical skills and problem-solving skills of the learners.

It helped in building their knowledge, boosting creativity skills and increasing cognitive skills. Activity-based learning plays an important role in teaching the students to collaborate, communicate, interact and work in teams and provides hands on experiences to students.

This entire activity was conducted under the continuous guidance and support of Ms. Amita Toraskar ma'am.

Shri Krishna Janmashtami Celebration - 2022
Podar International School, #Ichalkaranji has celebrated Shri Krishna Janmashtami with great enthusiam and zeal. It is the day to celebrate birth of Lord Krishna. Our students from Grade I and II participated enthusiastically in the attire of Shri Krishna and Radha, Group dance and Dahi Handi celebration. Students understood the importance of the celebration and enjoyed thoroughly. Heartfelt Gratitude to our Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for providing the platform to our students to learn and celebrate the event.
House wise Quiz Competition - 2022
Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has conducted for Grade III to VIII under I.E theme- History’s Mysteries- A Historical Trivia Challenge for All! The purpose of this quiz contest is to test the knowledge of the participants beyond academics. The objective is to encourage the students to give correct answers and share their knowledge in history. Participating as a competitor in the quiz competition has given them an exposure to the various archaeological discoveries and the other aspects of history. The competition helped students to develop their critical thinking and confidence. Heartfelt Gratitude to Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for providing wonderful opportunity and exposure to our students.
Swachha Bharat Abhiyan Campaign - 2022
Under the Swachha Bharat Abhiyan Campaign, students of Podar International School, Ichalkaranji have enthusiastically participated in cleaning Yadrav village and its surrounding areas. As citizens of India, it is our prime responsibility to keep the country clean, under which Swachh Bharat Abhiyan has been started. With the collaboration under Yadrav Gram Panchayat, our students have cleaned main areas for proper health and hygiene of the society. Students were successful in spreading the awareness of healthy and responsible society. Heartfelt Gratitude to our Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for providing our students such a wonderful opportunity to work for a noble cause.
Thematic Session 'Jobs' - 2022
Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has conducted Thematic Unit Session on- Jobs: A Job Would You Do' for the students of Grade II. The purpose behind the activity is to choose and talk about different jobs they would like to do when they grow up.During the activity of ‘students identified the different types of community helpers and expressed their views on different jobs in the community. Students were very enthusiastic to choose the community helper what they want to be during the session.
Tiranga Rally - 2022
Students of Grade VI from Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has participated in Tiranga Rally organised by Gram Panchayat, Shirol with great enthusiasm and zeal. In 1947, India was liberated from the oppressive rule of the British Empire. The fight for our independence was long and difficult, and it took many brave lives and sacrifices. As a result, the entire country observes Independence Day to commemorate the freedom we enjoy well as the long struggle that India faced. Our nation completed 75 years of freedom. Heartfelt Gratitude to Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for providing students a wonderful opportunity to become a part of youth for celebrating this auspicious occasion.
Independence Day Celebration - 2022

Podar International School, Ichalkaranji celebrated 76th Independence Day with great enthusiasm and zeal.

In 1947, India was liberated from the oppressive rule of the British Empire. The fight for our independence was long and difficult, and it took many brave lives and sacrifices. As a result, the entire country observes Independence Day to commemorate the freedom we enjoy well as the long struggle that India faced. Our nation completed 75 years of freedom.

Series of successful events were conducted showcasing energy and talents such as Students Group Song and Dance, Skit presentation, Students Prize distribution ceremony, Grade X Pass out students felicitation and Teachers celebration for Loyalty of Service etc.

Chief Guest for the event- Shri. Mahajan Guruji, Social Reformer, PTA members and parents.

Hearty Congratulations to our Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for receiving Certificate of Appreciation from Management for completing more than a decade as an Academician, a visionary Leader and knowledgeful navigator.

Rakhi Decoration Competition - 2022
Podar International School, #Ichalkaranji has conducted Rakhi decoration competition on the occassion of Raksha Bandhan for the students of Grade I and II. Raksha Bandhan symbolises the strong bond between brothers and sisters. With this festive motive behind, our talented students have decorated their Rakhi's with cotton balls, tiny beads etc. to showcase their creativity. Heartfelt Gratitude to our Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for providing such a wonderful opportunity to our students for showcasing their talents.
Best out of Waste Competition 'Grade I to V'
Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has conducted Best out of Waste competition for students of Grade I to V. The competition focused on bringing an understanding among the children about preserving the environment by reusing and recycling waste material. Fantabulous ideas were demonstrated using material like newspaper, old CDs, used plastic bottles, ropes, ice cream sticks, bangles, shoe boxes etc. School has effectively aroused the awareness among students about recycling of materials and utilizing them in daily life. Heartfelt Gratitude to Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for giving us opportunity to organize such learning by doing events.
Best out of Waste Competition 'Grade VI to VIII'
Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has conducted Best out of Waste competition for students of Grade VI to VIII. The competition focused on bringing an understanding among the children about preserving the environment by reusing and recycling waste material. Fantabulous ideas were demonstrated using material like newspaper, old CDs, used plastic bottles, ropes, ice cream sticks, bangles, shoe boxes etc. School has effectively aroused the awareness among students about recycling of materials and utilizing them in daily life. Heartfelt Gratitude to Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for giving us opportunity to organize such learning by doing events.
Career Guidance for the students of Grade IX and X - 2022

Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has organized Session on Career Guidance for the students of Grade IX and X.

Students need career guidance to explore and plan for future career endeavors based on their individual interests, skills and values. Participation in career guidance enhances linkage of academic and career experiences and thus, improves career preparation and management. Career guidance will help the students to fulfill their aspirations by setting up realistic goals.

Students explored various aspects of careers and understood upcoming career opportunities in different areas.

Resource Person for the event - Mrs. Uma Mundhra, Certified Global Career Counsellor.

Heartfelt Gratitude to our Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for understanding the need and importance of career guidance for our students future perspectives.

Outstanding Performance in SOF Olympiads - 2022
Students of Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has brought Laurels to the school by their Outstanding Performance in SOF Olympiads. These competitive Examinations boost their confidence level. Students also found their weaknesses and strengths to work on. This will help them to develop a skill to plan and organize their resources as well and managing their time efficiently will help them in future exams held nationwide. Hearty Congratulations to all the Winners of SOF Olympiads.
Swacch Vidyalaya Puraskar - 2022

A proud moment for our school as Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has received "Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar" District Level Award.

The Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar is instituted by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India to recognize, inspire and celebrate excellence in sanitation and hygiene practice in Schools. Our school has 5 Star Rating with overall 105.5 % score. Our Housekeeping Staff was felicitated for their continuous efforts of keeping school safe, healthy and hygienic.

Another golden feather added in the cap of Podar International School, Ichalkaranji. Heartfelt Gratitude to our Hon'ble Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir as a continuous source of inspiration, support and for providing valuable guidance, Admin Staff, entire Teaching and Non- Teaching Staff for this remarkable achievement.

Investiture Ceremony 2022-2023

Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has conducted most prestigious event- Investiture Ceremony.

Investiture Ceremony is an occasion where newly elected Prefect Body of Student Council steps into the leadership role and takes an oath to deliver their duties promptly thus striving to impact the school community positively on the success path.

Investiture ceremony is an important occasion where a school entrusts its upcoming leaders with certain roles and responsibilities. Delegation of responsibility and giving authority to children is important as it teaches them lifelong skills of being powerful and caring at the same time.

Students were feeling glad to achieve their positions in Students Council and carried a feeling of pride with a promise to abide their roles and responsibilities.

Chief Guest of the event was Respected Mr. Dipak Mali Sir, Police Sub Inspector, Shahpur Police Station, Respected Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir, Principal, Podar International School, Ichalkaranji.

Heartfelt Gratitude to our Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for his continuous source of inspiration and encouragement.

Student Cabinet Election Process - 2022

Voting is as much an emotional act as it is an intellectual one." - Monica Crowley

Students of Podar International School, #Ichalkaranji enthusiastically took part in the student cabinet election process. This replicate their first step in the world of democracy.

A responsible, intellectual and wise choice can change the future. Moreover, it will help to develop leadership skills among them which will help them in future to become more successful professionals as well as responsible citizens.’

Heartfelt Gratitude to our Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for providing support and guidance throughout the process.

Fire Mock Drill - 2022

Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has conducted a Fire Mock Drill Session for all the students from Grade I to X and PJK.

Mock fire drills and evacuation drills were executed for the entire school to create awareness and preparedness during calamities. The students were trained to be alert, quick and responsible, follow instructions, maintain calm and avoid panic to avert stampede and casualties. The purpose of conducting fire drills is to ensure that in the event of an actual fire-related emergency at a school building, all staff and students will know how to evacuate the school buildings in the shortest possible time and without confusion. Entire staff and all the students actively participated in it by following all safety precautions. Mock situations were created to arouse awareness among students.

Students were briefed about the usage of fire extinguishers, safety measures to be taken in case of fire and its evacuation.

Integrated English Culminating Event 'Courage Conquers' - 2022

Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has conducted I.E Culminating Event- Courage Conquers across all the grades.

The school-wide theme ‘Changemakers!’ – Delving into the Challenges and Promises of Human Rights culminated with an event called Courage Conquers organized by the students and staff members of the school within the school premises. This event aims at providing opportunities to the students to showcase their learning and the experience which they have had during the course of the module. This kind of an event serves as an ideal opportunity to know what kinds of initiatives ‘Changemakers’ are taking throughout the world to bring about a change in ‘non-progressive’ mind-sets and attitudes institutionalized in our societies.

Under the guidance of the Class Teacher's, students participated with full preparation, enthusiasm and zeal. They were representing various popular Indian Leaders who worked for the betterment of society and helped to eradicate orthodox mindset.

Special Gratitude to our Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for providing us opportunity to showcase students talents and to provide thoughtful ideas for the entire presentation.

Book Donation to school library - 2022
''Books help children make sense of the world around them, impart morals and values to them, and teach them empathy" With this motive and objective behind, our student Mast. Paras Ishwar Patil of Grade III from Podar International School, Ichalkaranji has donated 90 Books to our school Library. Donated books include Competitive exam books, Current affairs, General Knowledge and grade wise content oriented books etc so that students should enhance reading in a effective way. Heartfelt Gratitude to Mast. Paras Ishwar Patil for donating books to our school library with a noble cause.
World Earth Day - 2022
Podar International School, #Ichalkaranji has celebrated World Earth Day on 22nd April 2022 for the students across all the Grades i.e I to X. Earth Day is celebrated on April 22 annually to raise awareness about the deterioration of our environment, issues that plague our planet, and the urgent need for sustainability. With this noble cause behind, our students participated in the Plantation Drive for school medicinal garden. Students were given knowledge about various species of plants with their medicinal values. They enthusiastically participated in the plantation drive and took oath for saving Mother Earth. Students have started maintaining and nurturing the plantation of rare plant species in the school. Heartfelt Gratitude to our Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for providing them exposure and guiding students and making theme aware about the importance of plants in School Herbal Medicinal Garden.
English Language Day - 2022
Podar International School, #Ichalkaranji has celebrated English Language Day with great zeal and enthusiasm on 23rd April 2022. English Language Day is observed annually on April 23. The aim is to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity by exploring the language. English Language Day marks the birthday and date of the death of famed writer William Shakespeare. This day makes up one of six UN language days. With this objective behind various activities were conducted for the students like storytelling, poem composition, proverb activity, etc. Students understood the importance of the English Language. Heartfelt Gratitude to our Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for guiding students and making theme aware about the importance of English Language.
Parent Orientation for Grade IX and X - 2022
Podar International School, #Ichalkaranji has conducted Parent Orientation Program for students on 23rd April 2022 of Grade IX and X for the academic year 2022-23. Parent Orientation Programme at the beginning of the academic year for all the grades serves as an excellent prelude to bond school, parents, and students for the common goal- the progress of the child. Parents and students get to know what to expect in the coming year and equip themselves for it. It is also an occasion for the parents to interact with their wards’ teachers, and familiarize themselves with the examination pattern, the various extra-curricular activities their wards can take part in and the support they can provide at every juncture, throughout the year. Students and parents were made aware of the CBSE Board Pattern and new initiations taken by CBSE Board for the academic Year 2022- 23. Heartfelt Gratitude to our Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for guiding students and parents with the new pattern and making them aware about the Board Exam preparation.
National Panchayati Raj Day - 2022
Podar International School, #Ichalkaranji has celebrated National Panchayati Raj Day on 25th April 2022. National Panchayati Raj Day (National Local Self-Government day) is the national day of Panchayati Raj System in India celebrated by Ministry of Panchayati Raj on 24th April every year. Then Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh declared the first National Panchayati Raj Day on 24th April 2010. On this day Seventy third Constitution Amendment came into force. During this period, Prabhat Pheris (morning walks), sports competitions, sanitation campaigns and cultural programmes are held in the Gram Panchayat. Heartfelt Gratitude to our Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for guiding and providing us an opportunity to celebrate this day.
Maharashtra Day and Labour Day - 2022
Podar International School, #Ichalkaranji has celebrated Maharashtra Day and Labour Day. To mark the date in 1960, when the western state attained statehood after the erstwhile Bombay State was divided. The 4th grade employees were being felicitated by Respected Principal Sir and staff of the school. Heartfelt Gratitude to our Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for guiding and providing us an opportunity to celebrate this day.
Cultural Fest 2021-2022

Podar International School, #Ichalkaranji has celebrated Cultural Fest on 27th April, 28th April and 29th April 2022 for the students across all the grades i.e Grade I to X.

Celebrations bring the students or the children closer to each other's cultural beliefs and traditions to develop respect and understanding for each other's customs and traditions. Celebrating events and festivals in our school has become an integral part of learning and building a strong cultural belief. The Cultural Fest was based on the theme "Ek Bharat, Shrestha Bharat".

The Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat program aims to actively enhance interaction between people of diverse cultures living in different States and UTs in India, with the objective of promoting greater mutual understanding amongst them.

Heartfelt Gratitude to our Respected Principal, Mr. Ishwar Patil Sir for providing a wonderful opportunity to make our students understand the importance of the country's diverse culture and traditions.

Guest of Honour for the event- Mrs. Jayashri Gaikwad ma'am, ASP Ichalkaranji. Thank you ma'am for your gracious presence at the Cultural Fest.