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Podar International School
Mangalore (Proposed CBSE*)

School Events

The Actors Hand Book 'Bringing History to the Stage' - 2018

The school wide theme 'Times gone By, --"A treasure trove of history ", culminated in "The actors hand book" ,bringing history to the stage. This event organized by students and staff member at school on 15/12/18. The event focused on the major historical events that have happened in the past and which have left a mark till today. The event gave an opportunity for all students to showcase their talents while giving to life. The aim of this event is to recreate and celebrate people , places and events from the past. Grade 3rd to grade 7th St students performed actively with small skit/plays, famous dialogues /speech of personality.

Navy Day Celebration - 2018

Navy Day was celebrated on 04.12.18. A team of students presented the skit in morning assembly. The learning outcome for students was the role of the Indian Navy and what it is to be in the Indian Navy (the life of a cadet). The students also understand the qualities that are required to join the force and the reason of why Navy Day is celebrated.

Marathon - 2018

Podar International School, Mangalore, A Marathon Theme – “All for Mangalore & Mangalore for All, World AIDS Day-run for a cause” became talk of the town from a week. Podar International School, Mangalore, organized, Co – powered by Unity Hospital a Marathon Event, Run For A Cause on World AIDS Day 1st December, 2018.

Honorable Mr.Ashfaq Habeeb Executive Director of Unity Hospital, Assistant General Mangalore of Podar Educational Network , Karnataka region Mr. Samson Roy, Principal Mr. T.Srinivas Raju, Administrative officer Mr. Nitesh Kumar were cherished to address the gathering. They also highlighted running is good exercise.

The job of the fog is to beautify further the existing beauties! This winter morning, with a gathering of around 700 people for the Marathon event, participants were full of excitement and bustling with Zumba and functional activities done by Studio 6 Zuese Fitness Company. The marathon of 10km for men and 5km for women was flagged off by Mr. Samson Roy. Men and women marathon began with great enthusiasm.

The program was hoisted by Ms. Ashritha Shetty. The participant proved themselves that they run for a cause by ending up from the starting position. Winner of 10km men Mr.Prashanth Kumar and Runner up Mr. Basavaraj.N.Godi, Winner of the 5km women Ms.Umabhagyalakshmi and Runner up Ms. Amisha Suvarna were awarded with the trophies, certificates, medals and cash prizes. All participants were awarded with medals and certificates

The amount collected Rs. 33100 was donated to Snehadeep, an NGO run by Ms. Tabboo for the welfare of the society which takes care of women’s and children especially HIV infected.

Principal Mr. T.Srinivas Raju winded up the program by vote of thanks and thanking each and everyone who were the part and parcel of the Marathon event. The Marathon Event - Run For A Cause became smash among the people.

Dental Awareness Camp - 2018

Dental Awareness class and free Dental check up camp by Unity Hospital for Podar International School, Mangalore on 30/8/18. Indeed a great experience for the the kids.

Broadcast It - A Dive into the World of Media and Broadcasting - 2018


Children visited to NamMa TV Channel Office on 03.07.18.

NamMa TV Department In-charges explained the role of their departments in channel telecasting/office. 

Following departments In-charges interacted with children:
1. Production Department
2. Marketing Department
3. Editing Department
4. Broadcasting Department

Children asked questions on
1. Mixing of background and foreground, how it is done?
2. Live telecast of sports or some incidents at any places, how it reaches so fast to us?
3. How a news person reads news without seeing the paper?

All queries were answered by department in-charge by showing them practically. 

Parents Education Programme - 2018

Parents Education Programme was organised for PIS and PJK parents on 21.7.18, Dr. Shilpha Hegde, MBBS, MD(Paediatric), Professor at A.J. Institute and Medical Science, has addressed the gathering on parenting.

Encouraging Patriotism - 2018

On 21.7.2018, a programme was organised for children, encouraging patriotism. Col. Rajmannar, chief guest for the programme.

4th International Yoga Day - 2018

4th International Yoga Day was organised in the school on 21st June 2018. Resource person Mr. Lokesh and Mr. Shrinivas Joshi, Yoga Guru's from Shri Pathanjali Yoga Shikshana Samithi, Mangalore trained parents and students. Various Yoga asanas and the benefits of practicing yoga in daily life was explained by Lokesh Sir. Parents, children and teaching staff all participated in International Yoga Day.

Safety Awareness Week - 2018

A safety awareness program was organised in the school on 16th June 2018. Dr. Chetna Kodi, from the Dept. of community medicine at A.J. Hospital was the guest speaker and spoke on the subject injuries and accidents. She had an interactive discussion with the students and helped children understand the difference between 'road accidents' and 'domestic accidents (those which may happen at our place of study work place or homes).

Students were encouraged to ask questions, to which Dr. Chetna very patiently answered. Meanings of terms like - injury, accidents, fractures and scars were also explained.

Safety and first aid tips were also given. Student found it to be a very enlightening program.

Jump start "Broadcast It"Activity Report 2018

Theme : ‘Broadcast It - A dive into the world of Media and Broadcast’

Date: 01 June 2018

Time: 8:15 am – 9:00 am

Venue: School Campus

The theme ‘BROADCAST IT – A Dive into the World of Media and Broadcasting’ has been designed for the students to make them understand the role of media in our modern world. It focuses on the purpose of media and its different aspects. This module also helps the students to understand the different types of media used to communicate the message among the masses and will make the students think about what they are exposed to while watching certain kinds of media content and its relevance.

A Jump start Event has activities that are to be carried out before the theme starts to immerse the students in the theme without directly telling them what it is all about. These activities are designed to surprise the students, capture their imagination and generate curiosity about the upcoming theme. The goal is to get every student excited and engaged in the upcoming theme from the onset.

Objective of the Jump start activity:

· To build excitement and interest among the students about the theme.

· To make the students aware of the different forms of Media.

· To make the students understand how the media which is so deeply entrenched in our daily lives, informs, entertains and persuades in different ways.

Class wise activities conducted:

Grade 1 & 2: ‘Cartoon Character I would like to be!’. Students had to write their names next to the cartoon characters they like the most.

Grade 3 & 4: ‘Match the Brand Fonts’. Students had to match the given brand fonts to the symbols of products provided.

Grade 5 & 6: ‘What Violence means to you? Students had to write in one word as to what violence means to them. After writing on the paper they had to stick it on the chart paper placed on the soft board.

Grades 7: ‘Spot the Fake News?’ Students had to spot fake news from the list displayed in the soft board. They also gave reasons as to why they feel certain news were fake.

Students also took part in the whole school activity

1. ‘Compete the tagline’ – Each student was given a brand and made to present the tagline in the assembly.

2. ‘My Favourite Ad’. – Students had to write their favourite advertisement in the paper provided. The favourite ads of the students were then pasted in the soft board.

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