School Events

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”.

National Voters Day - 2020

Podar International School, Mangalore celebrated National Voter’s Day on Friday 24 January, 2020. In order to spread awareness about the necessity of voting and to encourage young voters to take part in the political process, exercise their voting rights, Government of India has decided to celebrate January 25 every year as "National Voters' Day”. A speech was delivered to make the students aware of the importance of National Voter’s Day at the end of which the students together took the National Voter’s Day Pledge. Students were informed that National Voters’ Day celebrations focus on a specific theme every year. For this year, the theme is ‘Electoral Literacy for a Stronger Democracy.’

Makar Sankranti Celebration - 2020

Podar International School , Mangalore conducted a special assembly on Tuesday 14 January, 2020 to celebrate the festival of Makar Sankranti. Students presented articles on the importance of the festival and how it is called by different names in different places. There was a harvest dance presented by little girls highlighting the main theme of the festival. Students also enthusiastically participated in flying colourful kites that they had made themselves the previous day.

National Youth Day Celebration - 2020

Podar International School, Mangalore under the theme ‘ The Pursuit of Happiness - Unwrap Life Philosophies from Around the World ‘conducted a Special Assembly on Monday, 11 January, 2020 to celebrate National Youth Day, to commemorate the birthday of Swami Vivekananda. In 1984, the Indian Government had first declared to celebrate the birthday of Swami Vivekananda, i.e. 12th January as National Youth Day. Students presented a skit, “The real Youth Icon” highlighting some interesting anecdotes from the life of Swami Vivekananda. Students found many of his quotes very inspiring. The main objective behind the celebration is to propagate the philosophy and the ideals of Swami Vivekananda for which he lived and worked.

Christmas Celebration - 2019

Podar International School, Mangalore conducted a special assembly to celebrate Christmas, on Friday, 3 January, 2020. Students presented a skit on the birth of Jesus Christ and why Christmas is celebrated, carols were also sung. The main attraction of the program for the little ones was the arrival of Santa Claus who distributed sweets among the students.

Jumpstart Activity 'Pursuit of Happiness' - 2020

Podar International School, Mangalore under the theme:‘The Pursuit of Happiness - Unwrap Life Philosophies from Around the World’conducted the ‘JumpstartActivities’for GradeI to VIIIstudentson Thursday, 2 January, 2020.The focus of the theme has been designed to help students cultivate an interest to ask questions related to life and personal well-being.As part of this activity, students of Grades I to VIII participated in activities where they were encouraged to express in their own words “How do I feel today?What brings me peace? What breaks my peace?It is aimed to create an environment of ‘acceptance’ in the classroom, and help the students become more transparent with their emotions.

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