School Events at Mangalore

Hindi Diwas Competitions - 2021

As part of Hindi Diwas celebrations, Podar International School, Mangalore conducted several Live-competitions like ‘Vigyapan Pratiyogita’, Hindi Story Telling Competition, Hindi Pad Pratiyogita for Grades I TO V. An Inter-House Debate Competition on 16th September 2021 on the topic: and a Hindi Kavi Sammelan Competition on 18th September 2021, for students of Grades VI to IX. Many notable points were highlighted during the debate by each team, whereby the participants exhibited their oratory skills and displayed their awareness on the subject.

Motivational Session 'Fundamental Rights' - 2021

Podar International School, Mangalore with the aim of creating awareness among the students on Fundamental Rights and Duties, conducted a motivational session on 17th & 18th September 2021. The resource person invited was Mrs. Ashwini D Hegde, Advocate, practicing in District Court, Mangalore.

Every right, for every child. Children and young people have the same general human rights as adults and also specific rights that recognize their special needs. Rights on one hand give an individual an opportunity to be a part of the development process while duties on the other hand make an individual obliged to play a part in the development. The session helped students get an insight into their fundamental rights and duties.

Hindi Diwas Celebration - 2021

Podar International School, Mangalore celebrated Hindi Diwas on 14th September 2021, to commemorate the adoption of the Hindi language, written in Devanagari script, as one of the two official languages of the Republic of India by the Constituent Assembly of India. As part of the celebrations, a special assembly was held in three batches to make students aware of the importance of the day. A Hindi Slogan-Writing Competition and a Hindi Essay writing Competition were also conducted. The activities helped students to understand the importance of the Hindi Language.

IGNIS House day Celebration - 2021

Podar International School, Mangalore conducted the Ignis House Day on 11th September 2021. The icon on whom the house performed was ‘Subash Chandra Bose’. Members of the house presented various activities based on the life of Subash Chandra Bose; including dances, skits and songs. As September is also being observed as Hindi month, the presentation was done in Hindi. The students were divided into three categories -Grade 1-2, Grade 3-5 and Grade 6-9. Students and teachers were treated to a variety of entertainment programs under each category. Some fun activities were also organised for students of the other houses. A quiz link on the life of Subash Chandra Bose was also shared with students.

The event gave an opportunity to the young students to understand and have a glimpse into the life of one of the patriotic sons of India.

Inter-School Online Chess Tournament (Karnataka Hub) Valedictory Ceremony - 2021

Podar International School, Mangalore conducted the valedictory Ceremony virtually on 04/09/2021 in the presence of 40selected chess players, PE teachers of participating schools and the principals of the participating schools. The competition was conducted in the following 4 Categories: Under 7, Under 9, Under 11 and Under 15. The top 10 players under each category received a trophy and a merit certificate with their ranking. All other participants received participation certificates digitally.

On the occasion, the names of the winners were announced, Principals of the participating schools congratulated the participants and the winners and also shared their valuable views on the game. A Message from Grand Master Abijith Kunte was also presented. The function culminated with the delivery of the vote of thanks.

Inter-School Online Chess Tournament (Karnataka Hub) - 2021

Podar International School, Mangalore conducted an Inter-School Online Chess Tournament (Karnataka Hub) on account of National Sports Day, from 21/08/2021 to 31/08/2021. It was organized by Podar International School Mangalore in collaboration with Podar Enrichment Academy, with the aim of promoting Chess among students of Podar International Schools in Karnataka. A total number of 260 students participated in the event. The competition was conducted in the following 4 Categories: Under 7, Under 9, Under 11 and Under 15.

Rakshabandhan Celebration - 2021

Podar International School, Mangalore, celebrated Raksha Bandhan on 22nd August, 2021. It is a festival which celebrates the bond of a brother and sister. This festival is celebrated in the Hindu religion. It is a symbolism of the unique and special relationship shared by the two. It is celebrated by tying a sacred thread called a rakhi on the brother’s wrist. Brothers in return, shower their sisters with gifts and pledge to protect them for all their life. Students exhibited their creative and colourful ideas through the Rakhi Making competition conducted for Grades I-IX

Recorded Speech, Debate & Role Play Competition - 2021

Podar International School, Mangalore, as part of the 75th Independence Day Celebrations, conducted a number of competitions for students which included- Recorded Speech Competition on the Topic: Role of Patriotism in our life, Inter-House Debate Competition and Role play competition on the Topic: Any Freedom Fighter. Students participated enthusiastically and in large numbers.

Face Painting, Singing & Dance Competition - 2021

Podar International School, Mangalore as part of the 75th Independence Day Celebrations, also held competitions like Face painting competition, Patriotic singing and dancing competition for the students. It was wonderful to watch students participating so enthusiastically with the colorful costumes.

Independence Day Celebration & Investiture Ceremony 2021-2022

Podar International School, Mangalore, celebrated the 75th Independence Day on 15 August, 2021 along with the whole nation, marking another milestone in the history of the world’s largest democracy. To mark the occasion, Principal, Mr. Girish Kumar, accompanied by school staff hoisted the national flag.

Independence day was extra special as the school also hosted its very first Virtual Investiture Ceremony wherein the newly elected members of the Student Council were administered the oath of office by the Principal.

It was a moment of immense pride for the parents to pin the badges on the young office bearers, on behalf of the school management.

The leaders – Head-girl, Aanya Amin and Head-boy, Sreevatsa Pattaje, on behalf of the newly elected Student council, thanked the students and teachers for reposing faith in them and electing them. They pledged to work with fellow prefects with a sense of cooperation and sincerity.

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