Grandparents’ Day was celebrated in school on March 1, 2019. All children of Nursery I along with their grandparents were invited to attend the grand event. 152 pupils of Nursery I put up a fantastic programme, the theme of which was ‘It’s Magic’. The little singers of the Nursery Choir sang with full gusto, while the dancers and actors enthralled the audience with their performance. There were four shows in all, two in the morning and two in the afternoon. After each show, the grandparents who formed the audience of that particular show, went to the backyard with their grandchildren where a mini fair was arranged. There were stalls selling candy floss, ice creams, popcorns and other mouth-watering goodies. Tea for grandparents was complimentary. A ball pool, a tumble tosser and a toy train were set up for the little ones to have fun. As the happy little Pointers left school with their grandparents, each child was given a balloon as a reminder of all the fun they had in school that day.
Apeejay Anand Children’s Library organised an Art Workshop on February 26, 2019 at Apeejay House, Park Street. Twelve children of Class III participated in this workshop. They were accompanied by Ms Sujata Khastgir, Art Teacher, South Point School. The children painted on umbrellas. The theme for the event was – ‘Darna Nahi Badhna Hai’. Arnab Saha of Class III C (Aft.) secured the Second position and Gaurabaditya Ghosh of Class III D (Aft.) secured the Fourth position. Both the children received special gift hampers. The other ten participants received goody-bags. A huge number of budding artists from numerous schools of Kolkata, as well as, underprivileged children from various organisations made the event colourful and enjoyable.
Annual Examination of Classes IX & XI (2019-2020) began on Friday, March 01, 2019
All India Senior School Certificate Examination (AISSCE) 2019 commenced on Saturday, March 02, 2019. Pupils of the School have their Examination Centre at Kendriya Vidyalaya-Fort William, Kolkata.
A Wellness Programme in compliance with OHSAS 18001:2007 related to Health and Safety was held for all Members of Staff in the School Auditorium on Friday, February 22, 2019 in two sessions (11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 1:45 pm.) and on Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Dr. Binayak Deb, Senior Cardiologist, spoke about how to keep one’s heart healthy while Dr. Kaushik Sil, Neurologist and Spine Specialist, gave tips to have painfree back and joints. Yoga Therapist Mr. Parijt Roy with his support staff Mr. Prolay Maharaj and Mr. Avary gave a live demonstration of yoga for healthy living. Survival tips for mental well being were explained by Dr. Sujata Das. Finally how to plan a daily
healthy diet chart was presented by an experienced dietician Mrs. Barnali Bose.
Registration Certificates and Admit Cards for AISSE-2019 were distributed to the pupils of Class X on Tuesday, February 19, 2019. One parent and the pupil had to sign on the Admit Card before it was handed over.
Registration Certificates and Admit Cards for AISSCE-2019 were distributed to the pupils of Class XII on Thursday, February 21, 2019. One parent and the pupil had to sign on the Admit Card before it was handed over.
Annual Examination 2018-2019, for Class XI (Practicals and Project) began on Thursday, February 21, 2019.
A Farewell Programme was held in the School premises for the pupils of Class X on Monday, February 18, 2019 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
A Farewell Programme was held in the School premises for the pupils of Class XII on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
South Point School has emerged the Champion School of West Bengal in the ‘SIP Arithmetic Genius Contest 2018 – Season 3’, the Finals of which were held at St. Joseph’s College, Bowbazar on December 9, 2018. The school has won a cash award of Rs.15000/- along with a trophy and a participation memento.
A Refresher First-Aid Training Programme was held for the members of the Emergency Response Team in compliance with OHSAS 18001:2007 on Saturday, February 16, 2019 in the School Auditorium. The programme was organized by Red Cross Society of India and their authorized resource person Mr. Ranjit Kumar Mondal, Retired Chief Engineer (Marine), conducted the programme.
Multiple counselling sessions for Class XI Science pupils, who have been offered admission in the academic session 2019-2020, were held in the School Auditorium to ensure that the pupils opt correct / useful subject combinations. The sessions were held on Thursday, February 14, 2019, Friday, February 15, 2019 and Saturday, February 16, 2019.
An assessment session on awareness of all demonstrators and service staff pertaining to the Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Composite Laboratory was held on Friday, February 15, 2019 in the Biology Laboratory. The assessment was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of training in compliance with OHSAS 18001:2007.
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.