International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) was conducted by Macmillan Publishers India Ltd., along with Educational Assessment, Australia, a division of University of New South Wales, Australia. This year a total number of about five hundred students from Classes III to V had registered for Science, Digital Technologies, English and Mathematics. The assessments for Science and Digital Technologies were held on September 28, 2018, while those for English and Mathematics were held on September 29, 2018.
Rishik Mukherjee of Class IV G (Morning), Hridan Manna of Class IV D (Afternoon) and Sagnik Saha of Class V D (Afternoon) participated in the 11 Sports Inter School Table Tennis State Championships conducted at Khudiram Anushilan Kendra from September 18 to 20, 2018. They won the Third position in the Sub-Junior Boys Team event and each received a bronze medal along with a certificate. This event was jointly organised by 11 Sports & West Bengal Table Tennis Association under the auspices of Table Tennis Federation of India.
On September 20, 2018 Delhi Public School, Ruby Park, hosted ‘Abhivyakti’, an Inter-School Festival for the students of Pre-Primary classes (Nursery to Class I). Little Pointers of Nursery II, Transition and Class I participated in events like ‘Rhyme and Rhythm’ (Group Recitation), Expressions (Story Enactment) and ‘Word Cookies’ (Word Making). Reyansh Manna of Class I D (Afternoon) and Saptorshi Sen of Class I E (Afternoon) bagged the Third Prize for ‘Word Cookies’, the word making competition. They received certificates and medals.
On the same day another group of Pointers, all from Class V, participated in Vibgyor, the Inter-School Festival organised by M. P. Birla H. S. School. They took part in Mind Over Splatter (Quiz), Shout Green (Slogan Writing), Alpona (Craft) and Voices in Unison (Western Music). South Point School was declared the Second Runner Up in the Festival. Debojit Pal of Class V C (Afternoon) and Shauryaditya Mukherjee of Class V A (Afternoon) formed the Quiz Team. The team won the contest. The singers – Sumedha Debnath of Class V E (Afternoon), Ayush Chattopadhyay of Class V G (Afternoon), Mahashweta Bhattacharyya of Class V E (Afternoon), Anwesha Halder of Class V E (Afternoon), Agnidipta Dey of Class V D (Afternoon), Shalini Bhattacharya of Class V H (Afternoon), Shrestha Bhattacharya of Class V G (Afternoon) and Aishiki Ghosh of Class V G (Afternoon) lifted the First Prize for Western Music. The winners got individual trophies and certificates.
A special assembly to celebrate Hindi Diwas was put up by Class IV on September 20, 2018.
Pupils of Classes XI & XII participated in “Milap-2018”, an Inter-school Fest, organized by the SPICMACAY Club of Delhi Public School (Howrah) on Saturday, September 29, 2018. South Point High School participated in various events and secured the following positions:-
Sur Taal (Group Performance) : First Position
Raag Rang (Vocal solo) : Second Position
Street Theatre : Third Position
Jhankar (Instrumental) : Third Position
Assessment of Listening Skill (ASL) was held on Thursday, September 27 and Friday, September 28, 2018 for Class XI.
An Inter-house Poster Making Competition for Classes VI to VIII was held on Thursday, September 27, 2018 in the school premises.
A workshop on Indoor Rowing was held on Wednesday, September 26 and 27, 2018 at the terrace of the Annexe Building with five machines (Argometer). About 1000 pupils participated in the workshop and tested their physical fitness, endurance and ability.
Smt. Sarita Ghosh and Sri Rajarshi Barman, participated in a workshop on Accountancy Teaching, on Friday, September 28, 2018 at Mahadevi Birla World Academy. It was organized by M/s. Sultan Chand and Sons (P) Ltd. and the speakers in the workshop were Dr. G.S. Grewal and Mr. R.K. Khosla. They discussed the changes in the CBSE Accountancy Syllabus of Classes XI & XII (2018-2019) and also how to approach those changes.
South Point High School participated in the State School Swimming Championship held at 24-Parganas (North) from September 28 to September 20, 2018 and won the following medals:-
Eshan Roy – VIII G (M) – Silver & Bronze Medals
Pratik Roy – VIII H (A) – 02 Bronze Medals
Soumik Datta Majumdar – IXF (M) – 4th place
Mitrabha Guha of Class XII D won the Bronze Medal in the 29 th National U/17 Open Chess Championship-2018 held at Sonipat from September 02 to 12, 2018. He has also qualified for the Asian Youth Chess Championship and World Youth Chess Championship-2019.
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.