Trinity International School celebrated its Annual Day on 18th November , 2017.The day showcased a resplendent pageant of dance, music and theatre. No efforts were spared in terms of hardwork and creativity. The chief guests, Mr. Deepak Kewalramani, Secretary, Premier Education Society, and Mrs. Juhi Kewalramani , Member of Premier Education Society, graced the occasion with their presence. The Principal, Mrs. Vinita D’souza welcomed and felicitated the chief guests.
The evening began by invoking the blessings of the Almighty through a classical dance performance. The audience was transported into the colourful world of the little ones as the students of pre-primary rocked the stage with their dance. Students of the primary department exhibited their dancing and acting prowess in equal measure through a Halloween themed dance performance which created a mysterious and spooky atmosphere. Another dance performance showcased the different deities worshipped in the state of Maharashtra.
The English skit struck a chord with the audience as it depicted the importance of human connection over the use of technology. The Hindi skit was a hilarous take on the importance of education. The audience were enthralled by the ‘Dance Museum’ which took them on a journey to witness varied dance forms of different states of our great country. The ‘Ghummar’ dance from Rajasthan was an amazing showstopper and the audience gasped in astonishment at the agility and finesse of the talented performers.
The principal presented the annual report about the various achievements of the students and the latest developments in the school. It was also a joyous occasion as the school had just received the prestigious ‘International School Award ‘ from the British Council. The chief guests felicitated the Principal and the team of teachers for the same. The chief guest then addressed the parents and spoke about the importance of the unified effort of parents and school in shaping the character of our students who would be the future citizens of this world. This was followed by prize distribution where the best performers of the previous academic year were felicitated and awarded. Mohit Vakil was felicitated for securing the first place, at the all India level in Environmental management for the academic year 2015-2016.
The Bhangra performance followed next with the students dancing rhythmically to the foot-tapping and vibrant music and was awarded with a resounding round of applause by the audience. Students of senior secondary brought the world on the stage as they performed the ‘salsa’ and the ‘tango’ to name a few of the eclectic dance forms the presented on stage. It proved to be the perfect finale to an exciting and exhilarating evening. The evening came to an end as the officiating Administrative Officer Mrs Menuka Vijan rendered the vote of thanks to all the stake holders.
The evening was an amalgamation of talent, passion, perseverance and dedication. It gave the students an opportunity to explore their innate talents and capabilities.
This year Diwali celebration at Trinity International School was marked by a slight deviation from the beaten path. Students took an oath to keep Diwali pollution free by refraining from bursting crackers. This oath was rendered to the students by the EcoClub Coordinator Ms. Clarine Saldanha. Keeping the traditional fervour going, students decorated diyas and made flower rangolis. Games were played in the classes and the day ended with each student receiving a snack-box filled with goodies that brought a smile on to all the faces.
|Winners of Diya Decoration||Winners of Rangoli Competition:|
|First: Pillai Yukeshkumar Shanmuga Sundaram Kavitha||II-B||First: Samanthaa||II A|
|Second: Gawali Darshan Ashish Anuradha||IIA||Second: Kamthe Narayani||II-A|
|Third: Gatla Ishaant Sreevan Neeraja||I-A||Third: Devandran Shaktisharan||I-A|
|First: Sutar Krupa Pravin Nilam||IV-A||First: Pathare Dwij||III-A|
|Second: Shinde Parth Anil Trishala||III-B||Second: Nadar Jhassithaa||III-A|
|Third: Khan Mohammad Hammad Mabood Nuzba||III-B||Third: Rajput Ishanvi||IV-B|
|First: Shewale Aarya Sunil Pranita||VII||First: Bhasin Meesha||VII|
|Second: Vasavada Aarav Saral Purvi||VI||Second: Panpalia Shlok||VI|
|Third: Pawar Kshitij Kashinath Nita||V||Third: Agarwal Diya||V|
|First: Daryanani Aryan Manoj Rashmi||IX||First: Gujaran Ehshaanya||VIII|
|Second: Gujaran Ehshaanya Hemant Hemlata||VIII||Second:Mercita Isebell||IX|
|Third: Ganatra Jay Yatin Twinkal||XI||Third: Wairkar Saniya||IX|
Dussehra was celebrated in school on 29th September 2017.The teachers enlightened the students about the significance of the day on the relay system. The teachers spoke about how Dussehra is a festival which signifies the victory of goodness over evil, light over darkness and happiness over gloom.
Blessings of Goddess Sarawati were invoked on this auspicious day through a traditional puja. The various tools like books, lab equipments, machinery, vehicles etc used in school were worshipped too.
At Trinity International School, we strive to hone the future global citizens well rooted in their rich cultural heritage
The 70th Independence Day was celebrated with great zeal and patriotism in school on 15th August. The day began with a prayer to seek the Almighty’s blessings which was followed by flag hoisting and the rendition of national anthem.
The students of primary performed an action song depicting the significance of our flag. A skit in Hindi was enacted by secondary students which spoke about the sacrifices of our great freedom fighters. It also emphasised on the need for each person to take responsibility and be accountable. There were speeches by teachers to reiterate the fact that the responsibility of nation building lies on each citizen’s shoulder. The Ex-Officio Secretary addressed the students and shared her thoughts on this day.
The program ended with the school choir singing the national song ‘Vande Mataram’.
Founders’ Day was celebrated on 14th August in school remembering the founding fathers of the school.On the auspicious day of Janmasthami, our school was founded at Karachi, Pakistan, in the year 1945.
The day began with a speech on the relay system about Founders’ Day.
‘Behrana Sahib’ – a decorated plate with an idol of Lord Jhulelal was established in the school auditorium.
The aim of doing this annually is to ensure that the future generations are aware of the values and rich cultural heritage of the community. Students belonging to the sindhi community attended the programme along with their parents. Students then performed the traditional dance known as ‘Chhej’.
The idol of Lord Jhulelal was taken in a procession for ‘visarjan’ as per the tradition.
The guests, students and staff were treated to a sumptuous Sindhi lunch thereafter.
Doctors constitute one of the most important pillars of our society and to honour their selfless service, Trinity International School celebrated Doctors’ Week from 1st July to 4th July 2017.
The celebrations began on 1st July, 2017 with different activities that were conducted in school. Students from Stds. I-IV made collages depicting how medical workers ensure safety and immediate help in the face of emergency. Students from Stds. V-IX made posters depicting the contributions of the medical fraternity technological advancements made in the several fields of medicine and slogans acknowledging the selfless commitment of the doctors. These were displayed in the school auditorium.
On 4th July, a commemorative function was held in the school auditorium. Dr. Saral Vasavada, an Orthopaedic Surgeon, attached to Raheja Hospital was the Guest of Honour. Students had prepared a video in which they showcased the historical significance of Doctors’ Day. Students from Std. III recited a poem expressing gratitude for their service which although turns out to be painful at times. Dr. Saral Vasavada then addressed the students and with the help of a Powerpoint presentation stressed upon the importance of hygiene and healthy eating habits, if unnecessary illnesses were to be kept at bay.
This was a small step towards making students aware and making them appreciate the role of doctors in our society.
On 21st June, 2017, Trinity International School joined the world to celebrate International Yoga Day. The immense benefits yoga offers in uniting the body, mind and the inner self is indisputable. The entire school geared up for this day with great enthusiasm. Classes from primary and the secondary sections engaged in pranayama (breathing techniques) and meditation. The positive impact of yoga was also explained to the students.
That yoga was now getting the accolades and recognition it deserves is demonstrated by the fact that the entire world has accepted it as a medium for a balanced and fulfilling lifestyle.
It was a proud day for parents and teachers of Trinity International School- Pre-Primary as it was the Graduation Ceremony for Senior K.G. students.
The program began with a prayer as innocent yet confident voices filled the hall.
This was followed by a speech by one of the students. Next the programme took a melodious turn when the students sang a song to express their gratitude to teachers as well as parents.
Mrs Meena Lamba, the Pre-Primary Head, addressed the parents and gave away the certificates to the students. The programme ended on a happy note with every student leaving the school premises with a gift hamper loaded with goodies!!
On 27th January 2017, the farewell party was organized to bid farewell to and felicitate class X students and wish them a great future. The students were all smartly dressed in their best formal attire. They reminisced about the fun-filled days in school and expressed how difficult it was for them to leave their alma mater. The mixed emotions of happiness, excitement tinged with sadness were visible on their bright faces. Various games like formations, marketing the product, bidding the price. They thoroughly enjoyed themselves playing & winning many prizes.
The Ex-officio Secretary, Mrs. Vinita D’Souza and the Head Master, Mr. Ajit Gaykar, enlightened the students with their words of wisdom. This was followed by felicitating based on their academics performances for the year 2015-2016. The best outgoing pupils of academic year 2016-17 batch were also felicitated with prizes and certificates.
The event concluded with a sumptuous lunch that was organized for the students and staff.
Republic day was celebrated with great patriotic fervour on 26th January, 2017. The programme commenced with a prayer followed by the hoisting of the National flag by our Ex-Officio Secretary Mrs. Vinita D’Souza followed by the singing of the National Anthem. Next up were some inspiring speeches by our teachers who reminded the audience of the sacrifices of our national heroes as well as our duties and responsibilities towards our nation.
The hall reverberated with patriotic songs sung by the choir who awakened the feelings of patriotism.
A role play on ‘Presidents of India’ took us into a flash back of Indian history. It gave an insight into their contribution in building our nation and taking it to great heights of glory.
The programme concluded with the rendition of the National Song ‘Vande Mataram’.
Chocolates were distributed to the students.
With Christmas round the corner students joined in the festivities with a class decoration competition organized on 22nd Dec 2016 for the students of std-V to X. The guideline given was usage of eco-friendly and reusable products. All the classrooms were dressed with bright and colourful bells, wreaths, stockings, stars, and beautiful and glittering Christmas trees. This competition not only brought out student’s enthusiasm but also their creativity. Std VI-B and Std IX were announced as the winners at the junior and senior level respectively. On 23rd December 2016 Christmas party, had been organized carols like ‘Joy to the World’, ‘Dashing through the snow…’, Rudolph the red nose reindeer…’, sung by the choir students filled the air with festivity. At the same time, Santa’s entry in the school added on to the excitement especially as he brought chocolates! The students of Std I to IV were given Santa caps. They all enjoyed the games and music and left happily with Christmas sweet boxes.
Trinity International School organized Elders’ Day on 1st October, 2016. Grandparents of students from the Pre-Primary section were invited along with the little ones. Students from the Higher Secondary section were put in charge of organizing and executing the programme under the guidance and supervision of their teachers.
A welcome song and a dance programme were put up by the tiny tots. Games and refreshments were also arranged for them.
Raksha Bandhan is a festival of love and trust shared between brothers and sisters. On this occasion an activity was organized on 16th August, 2016 for the students of stds I to IX where they made various gifts like cards, jewellery stands, rakhis and decorated envelopes to gift their siblings.
It was truly a delight to watch the young hands of our little artists put together intricate material to deliver beautiful and extremely creative masterpieces. The rakhis made were an enviable lot and a fusion of modern with traditional. This activity helped the students to sharpen their artistic and creative skills.
Trinity International School celebrated the birth anniversary of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on 19th February 2016. The programme commenced with a prayer to invoke blessings from the almighty. Then our Ex-Officio Secretary Mrs. Vinita D’souza garlanded the photograph of Shivaji Maharaj. This was followed by few thought provoking speeches by teachers who shared some of his endeavours and anecdotes from his life. Their speeches also highlighted the qualities of this great visionary thereby creating awareness in the young minds about the valiant Maratha warrior, ‘Shivaji Maharaj’. The Choir group also sung an Aarti in praise of the King. The programme ended with the National Anthem.
A fitting tribute was paid to the eternal teacher, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam at Trinity International school. His birthday was marked as World Students’ Day. ‘No bag day’ was celebrated with great zeal and devotion. The students came to school with bag full of enthusiasm, sheer respect and love.
The day was planned to accommodate various activities. The teachings and lessons of this great soul were touched upon in the assembly. The students came up with the values that they have to imbibe from the legend.
The day began with a reading session. The students read books from varied genres and topics.
The students then watched a speech by Sir APJ Abdul Kalam in which he was addressing the students. Students of primary watched an animated video depicting the anecdotes of his life.
Scientific temperament was kindled by organizing various science activities. Students performed various experiments and recorded their observations.
A poster making competition was held. The posters depicted the teachings of Sir APJ Abdul Kalam. The students used his images and quotes to demonstrate the values he had lived by.
It was a fitting tribute to a great teacher, statesman, scientist and above all a great humanitarian.
5th September is a day that is extremely special for the teaching fraternity all over India. This day, which is celebrated as Teacher’s Day, is thus characterized by rich tributes paid to teachers for their invaluable contributions which has shaped the destinies of entire generations and that of our great nation.
Trinity International School had cause for double celebration as it also celebrated its Founder’s Day. It was on the Gokulashtami Day of 1965 that the parent establishment, named as A.M. Kewalramani Premier High School was founded.
On this occasion, a special assembly was conducted to commemorate Teacher’s Day, Founder’s Day and Gokulashtami. The role of a teacher in a student’s life was landed and the glorious history of the school was revisited. Great teachers such as Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam and Dr. S. Radhakrishnan were remembered with gratitude and humility. On Teacher’s Day, students of standards IX and X assumed the roles of teachers, headmaster and support staff, taking over the academic and administrative work of the school. The goal was to help students develop an understanding of the dynamics of the teaching profession, its challenges, its requisites and its rewards. It helped inculcate the value of empathy and instill a love for the profession
Trinity International School organized a tree plantation activity where the pupils with their teachers took an initiative to plant a tree to save the earth. Students were engaged in a fun, hands on learning activity that reinforced environmental concern in each one of them.
All the students were very enthusiastic and thoroughly enjoyed the planting process.
Through this activity students learnt their role in protecting the environment through personal involvement and took their first step, towards their dream of ‘Green Mumbai’.
Maharashtra Day was celebrated with Great enthusiasm by the Trinity International School. The Programme began by seeking the blessing of Lord Almighty through a prayer, followed by a hymn. This was followed by Flag Hoisting and singing of the National Anthem. The students then sang songs in Hindi and Marathi praising the Motherland. Ms.Geetanjali then brought out the political, cultural and social significance of the day through her speech in English. The Historical significance of the day was also touched upon. The programme ended with a rendition of ‘Vande Mataram’.