School Events at Mangalore

School Newsletter Release - 2021

Podar International School, Mangalore, released their first School Newsletter, “The Campus Roots” on Saturday 10th April, 2021. The program began with the welcoming of the Principal and Executive PTA members and the traditional custom of lighting the lamp. This was followed by an introduction speech and the Principal’s address. The Editor of the newsletter shared a few words.

Student achievers were felicitated on the occasion which was followed by the main function, the inauguration and release of the School Newsletter.

The program concluded with the proposal of the vote of thanks.

Five minutes prior to the release of the newsletter, a PDF copy of the same was sent to the parents present on that day and later shared with the rest of the parents.

‘Teachers Competency Test’ (PISM-TCT) - 2021

Podar International School, Mangalore, conducted a ‘Teachers Competency Test’ (PISM-TCT) for all Subject Teachers, on Monday 5th April, 2021. The objective of the test was to encourage self-sustained teacher development and to improve, enhance and explore teaching practices. The test was conducted in the school computer laboratory. Teachers participated with a lot of curiosity and found it a positive learning experience.

Saraswati Pooja and Vasant Panchami Celebration - 2021

Podar International School, Mangalore celebrated “Saraswati Pooja and Vasant Panchami” on Tuesday, 16 February, 2021. As a ritual, the School had arranged a Saraswati Pooja in the morning. , Prayers were offered to the deity of knowledge to seek blessings for the next academic session. Teaching and non-teaching staff took part in the prayers with devotion. The teachers displayed the joy of sharing and giving by preparing the Prasad and a humble lunch of khichdi, which was enjoyed by all.

Virtual Christmas Celebration - 2020

Podar International School Mangalore organised Virtual Christmas Celebration from 9th December 2020 to 12th December 2020 comprising of several fun activities such as Dress-Up Party, Enjoy a Treat Together, Decorate Your Space, Sing and Play for the students. Students were dressed up in red ,green and white attire. The perfect ending to the celebration was a surprise visit by Santa for our students.

Republic Day Celebration - 2021

Podar International School, Mangalore, celebrated the 72nd Republic Day on 26 January, 2021. The national flag was hoisted by Principal Girish Kumar, followed by singing of the national anthem.

The Principal in his inspiring speech reminded us that ours is a Democracy where people are democratic by instinct and respects the values and beliefs of each other. Ours is a fast growing and a most respected nation, he said. He stressed on the need for the elders to teach the younger generation important values like ‘simplicity, humility and magnanimity’. With reference to the current covid situation and the vaccines being manufactured in our country, we were again reminded as to how our country was willing to supply the vaccines to other needy countries of the world, which again shows the magnanimity and generosity of our people. In short, he concluded, “Democracy teaches us ‘to give’”.

The program ended with the teachers singing, with great enthusiasm, the song “We shall overcome”. Earlier, to mark the occasion, various online competitions were held for students which included; Poster making competition, decorating the Indian map with different grains and pulses, drawing pencil shaded portrait of a National Leader; live Patriotic Song and Dance Competition and singing Patriotic songs along with parents.

Students and parents participated in large numbers showing us that no Covid or anything else can dampen our spirits.

International Yoga Day Celebration - 2020

Podar International School Mangalore celebrated “International Yoga Day” on 21 June, 2020.The main aim of this day is to spread awareness about the importance and effects of yoga on the body and mind of an individual and the need to make it a part of our daily life, especially in these times of stress and anxiety. A Yoga and Naturopathy Physician from Aayaama Yoga and Healing, Mangalore, Dr. Sangeethalaxmi conducted a video session on the benefits and practice of yoga which was well-appreciated by the students and their family at home.

Thematic learning Unit 'Fun with Plants' - 2020

Podar International School, Mangalore conducted Thematic learning Unit: ‘Fun with Plants’Activity for Grade I students.This unit started with the Jumpstart activity where the students were taken on a field trip to Plant nursery. Students were introduced to different parts of a plant and learnt about the needs of plant through engaging in various activities and applying their understandings. Students were also engaged in physical exercises that geared towards the development of strength, balance and co-ordination as they revised the core theme of the unit.

Field trip to The Hindu Press ‘The Pursuit of Happiness ' - 2020

Podar International School, Mangalore conducted a field trip on February 6, 2020 to ‘The Hindu Press” for students of Grades I to VIII. The students visited the printing area and a talk was given on the history of “The Hindu” publication and various news paper-related information was shared. Students found it to be a very enriching experience.

Express Yourself Activity 'Theme - The Pursuit of Happiness' - 2020

Podar International School, Mangalore conducted the ‘Express Yourself’ activity on February 3, 2020 under the theme: ‘The Pursuit of Happiness - Unwrap Life Philosophies from Around the World’. As part of this activity, students of Grades I to VIII participated in various activities which allowed them to creatively express their thoughts and feelings according to the topics given- ‘My Gratitude Journal’, ‘The Sound of Emotions”, ‘Paint and Origami’, ‘Patch up a Quilt’.

71st Republic Day Celebration - 2020

Podar International School , Mangalore celebrated 71st Republic Day on Sunday 26 January, 2020 in the school premises. The event began with welcoming the Chief guests Municipal Corporator Mr. Anil Kumar and Mr.Sajeev Mathews General Manager, Ginger Hotels followed by hoisting of the Indian National Flag and a march past by the students. The chief guest Mr. Anil Kumar in his speech gave the message to the students that they should always put their country first in all their thoughts and deeds. The principal in his speech stressed the need for us to uphold the honour and integrity, diversity and uniqueness that is typical of ‘India’. He urged the parents to be ideal role models for their children so that they will imbibe in them the patriotic spirit for the country.

A variety of programs were presented like a patriotic dance, an aerobic and yoga formation. A skit with “The Constitution” theme, had the students, along with the parents, take a pledge “To change our thoughts and work for the betterment of our nation”.

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