The workshop for the M.P. Birla Puja Utkarsh Samman-2019 was conducted in the School auditorium on Friday, September 27, 2019. The Resource persons were Shri Soumen Mitra (IPS), ADG & IGP, Training, West Bengal, Smt. Amita Dutt, noted Kathak exponent and Dr. (Smt) Purba Sengupta, Research Scholar & Academician. An audio-visual presentation was screened on the ethos of the award. The Resource persons then spoke to the 40 Student-judges (32 from South Point High School and 8 from M.P. Birla Foundation Higher Secondary School) on different aspects of an ideal puja. Finally two Students, judges from the year 2018 shared their experiences of the previous year. The programme ended with a vote of thanks by Sri B. Matilal.
Daan Utsav, Day-I (26.09.2019), pupils of the School distributed clothes and offered Halwa to 238 inmates of OFFER (The home for children with HIV +) and Mahila Seva Samity. They also distributed sarees to old age homes under Mahila Seva Samity.
Four pupils of Class XII J attended a Mathematics Outreach Programme-2019 at the Presidency University on Thursday, September 26, 2019. 112 pupils from 30 schools and 07 districts of West Bengal participated in a Mathematics Quiz Competition and South Point High School won the First Prize. Each member of the team was awarded a Gold Medal.
Fifteen pupils of Class XI visited the Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research at Kolkata on Thursday, September 26, 2019, the foundation day of the Institute, accompanied by their teacher Mr. Aparesh Das. The pupils visited different research laboratories of the Institute guided by the Scientists.
Principal addressed the parents / guardians of the pupils of Classes X & XII from September 23, 2019 to September 26, 2019, to make them aware of the areas that their wards should improve upon, for a better performance in the AISSE 2020 and AISSCE-2020. She also informed the parents / guardians of Class X about the procedure of selection of pupils for admission to different streams of Class XI.
Pupils of Transition to Class V participated in the inter-school festival, ‘The Pied Piper’, organised by The BSS School on September 26 & 27, 2019. South Point School stood Third in Rhythm Divine (Group song in English). The participants were Adrija Maity of Class II B (Aft), Adrija Dutta of Class II B (Aft), Debatree Das of Class II A (Aft), Oishee Pal of Class III A (Aft), Brishtijaa Gupta of Class III B (Aft) and Mrittika Majumder of Class III E (Aft). They received medals and merit certificates. Sridatri Nag of Class V A (Aft) won the Best Student Representative Award. She received a trophy and a certificate. All participants were awarded with certificates of participation.
This year too, South Point School was a part of Daan Utsav, a week long festival of giving, which begins on Gandhi Jayanti and ends on October 8 every year. The children of Class I donated stationery items and old toys in good condition to under privileged children, while those of Class II made a gift box containing small items and gave it to someone less fortunate than them. The pupils of Class III were asked to bring a towel and a bar of soap each and the students of Classes IV & V were each asked to bring a new outfit for under privileged children. The response was very good. On September 26, 2019 the children of Classes III, IV and V brought the gifts beautifully wrapped in pink, yellow, blue, green and red.
On September 27, 2019, 52 large bags full of these gifts were sent to Goonj, an award winning voluntary organisation, for distribution to those who require these the most. This was a learning experience of sharing and caring for our young Pointers.
The third inter-house competition in the form of a quiz was held on September 26, 2019 in the school auditorium. Mr Ranjan Datta, an eminent quizzard, was the Quiz Master. The results are as follows:–
|House||Name of the Participants||Class||Sec.||Sess.||Rank|
|Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar House||Aryadeep Roy||V||D||M||1st|
|Derozio House||Ujan Majhi||IV||D||M||2nd|
|David Hare House||Awishik Chakraborty||V||A||M||3rd|
Players Registration and Medical Test for the CAB U/15 Mayor’s Cup Cricket Tournament was held at the Eden Gardens on Friday, September 20, 2019. Twenty players were registered from the School.
A Refresher Electrical Training in compliance with OHSAS 18001:2007 for members of Physics, Chemistry, Computer & Composite Labs, Lift Operator and Electricians, was conducted by Sri C. Banerjee, Electrical Consultant of the School on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at the Conference Room.
The Priyamvada Birla Scholarship will be awarded every year, starting from 2013, to meritorious students belonging to the low income group, pursuing their studies in under-graduate courses in Colleges and Institutes in West Bengal on Merit cum Means Basis.