Saturday, 19 November 2016

MYP - Student Led Conference

The MYP Student Led Conference was organised on 19th Nov. The goal of this conference was to help students communicate their learning and processes to their parents through work samples. Students took the lead role, analysed and shared their reflection on their achievements and challenges faced. The students also set further goals for improving performance during the next term.
Parents focused and listened attentively to their children’s explanations and reflections.















IBDP Core Showcase


The IBDP Core Showcase was organized on 19th November. Students displayed their learning and understanding of the Diploma Programme CORE Components where they confidently showcased their journey through the Extended Essay and CAS components. Students were seen sharing their CAS experience and enthusiastically talking about all the challenges, risks undertaken and skills learnt during the two years. 
These confident young learners also presented their research and analysis on specific topics chosen for their Extended Essays. They were encouraged and supported by the presence of the parent community, which made this programme a great success. The parents who were not able to attend the showcase witnessed their ward's performance through live streaming of the event.
Alongside the Showcase, the DP PTM turned out to be a very successful event as well, wherein DP1 and DP2 parents attended in strong numbers.






RESULTS OF CI INTER-SCHOOL SPORTS COMPETITION - DAY ONE

Skating:
11 schools participated enthusiastically in the Skating Event under three categories: Tenacity, Quads and Inline.
Choithram CBSE (Manik Bagh) won the highest number of medals - 6 Golds, 5 Silvers and 4 Bronzes (Total = 15).
Shri Sai Academy grabbed the next highest number of medals - 2 Golds, 5 Silvers, and 3 Bronzes (Total = 10).
Choithram International students also performed brilliantly and won a total of 10 medals - 2 Golds, 4 Silvers and 4 Bronzes (Total = 10).
Football:
More than 16 reputed schools participated in the Football fixtures.
After intense sporting spirit witnessed on the field, the following teams made it to the Semi-Finals (Top 4):
Choithram International
St. Arnold School
Delhi International School
Ryan International School
The Semi-Final matches between these teams will be held tomorrow.
Basketball:
Various teams participated in Senior Boys and Girls U-16 Categories. The Semi-Finalists are as followed:
Senior Boys -
St. Arnold
Choithram IB
Choithram North Campus
Agrawal Public School
U-16 Girls -
Satya Sai
St. Arnold School
Choithram International
St. Raphael's
The Semi-Finals between these teams will also take place tomorrow.
Everyone is looking forward to an action-packed Day Two!











Friday, 18 November 2016

MEGA SPORTS EVENT HOSTED BY CHOITHRAM INTERNATIONAL

CI is hosting a mega inter-school sports event on 18th-19th Nov. The event, which commenced today, has seen participation from 15 renowned schools in 3 different games: Football, Basketball and Skating.
At the the Opening Ceremony, all the participating schools assembled on the field under their respective school flags and the Chief Guest, Head of Senior School - Mrs. Nandini Verma, hoisted the CI flag. Thereafter, all the school contingents marched with their flags and assembled to hear an inspiring speech from Nandini ma'am. CI HOD of Sports - Mr. Praveen Singla, led the attendees for dispersal and everyone proceeded to the respective sports venues.
The names of the participating schools are given below:
Agrawal Public School
Shri Satya Sai School
ABN School
Choithram CBSE School, Manik Bagh
Global Indian International School
Ryan International School
Choithram North Campus, Nipania
MSB International School
Mount Litera Zee School
St. Arnold School
St. Rafael School
Standard Public School
Delhi International School
Shri Sai Academy, Mhow
Day One is over and we are awaiting the results for today's fixtures for all three sports. There is a tangible buzz and excitement in the CI campus. Everyone is looking forward to an electrifying Day Two and Closing Ceremony.






Thursday, 17 November 2016

Advertisement Competition - Interhouse

An inter-house advertisement competition was organized for MYP students on 17/11/16. Students were given topics on the spot and 20 minutes time was given for the preparation. The audience witnessed the creativity of the students as they presented their jingles on products like soap and butter and showcased themes like save girl child and swachta abhiyan, very effectively, in time limit of 3 minutes.
This competition targeted the development of critical and creative thinking skills as well as collaborative skills of the students.
Mandela house won the competition by presenting the theme ‘save girl child’ in a productive manner with a strong message.








Saturday, 12 November 2016

CIMUN - Day 2

CIMUN 2016 provided students an opportunity to embark on an intriguing learning journey, which continued into Day Two. The committee discussions saw the delegates deeply involved in their respective global agendas.
The UN Security Council (UNSC) is deliberating on Reforms in the SC, the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is working on Resolving Human Rights Abuse in Regions of Armed Conflict, the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs (UNCND) is targeting the agenda: Exposure of Juveniles and Prenatal-Stage Infants to Narcotics. The African Union (AU) is deliberating on Combating the Rising Influence of Radical Islam, the Disarmament and International Security Committee (DISEC) has the agenda of Adverse Effects of Foreign Military Bases in Sovereign Countries and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is discussing Creating a Framework to Redevelop Regions in a Post-Conflict Period.
Besides enhancing leadership skills, this intellectual setting allows every participant to think about their own contribution to solving these global issues and the challenges that affect our planet today.








CIMUN Closing Ceremony

The Closing Ceremony began at 5pm. Prof. D. L. Sunder - seasoned educationist and professor at IIM-Indore, was the Chief Guest for the event.
The students of CI, including special needs student - Bhuvanesh, presented a brilliant orchestral piece. The audience gave Bhuvanesh a standing ovation.
Thereafter, Prof. Sunder spoke to the students about thinking about the future i.e. having a clear vision of ones path and ambition.
The event ended with the Verbal Mentions, Special Mentions, Outstanding Delegates, Best Delegates awards being conferred to the delegates from each committee. The Chairs of the various Chairs of the committees made the much-awaited announcements.
Next, the CI MYP students gave a scintillating dance performance - Moksha.
Daly College won the trophy for Best Small Delegation and Emerald Heights won the trophy for Best Large Delegation.
CI students received a healthy number of Verbal Mentions and Special Mentions, together with holding designations of Vice-Chairs and Rapporteurs.
The 3-Day event was a resounding success thanks to the planning and execution of Choithram International students, faculty and leadership.