Participation

Five teachers of the Commerce Department attended a training session on ‘Financial Literacy and use of Digital Tools’, organised for teachers by the Central Board of Secondary Education on Wednesday, September 07, 2022 at Sushila Birla Girls School, Kolkata. Swadeshi Research Institute gave away Certificate of Participation to all those who participated in the Essay Competition on the topic ‘Skill Development and Entrepreneurship on Friday, September 08, 2022. Prizes were handed over to 05 pupils whose essays were adjudged the best.

Teachers Day

On Monday, September 05, 2022, a farewell was organised for members of staff who retired between 6th September 2019 and 5th September 2022. A short programme was presented by the teachers on the occasion. On Monday, September 05, 2022, pupils of Classes XI & XII staged a programme for the Teachers in the School Auditorium to celebrate Teachers’ Day. They weaved it around the theme “Unity in Diversity” to mark the 75th year of Indian Independence, this year. All members of staff were welcomed with roses, cards specially designed by the pupils. Packets of sweets were provided to all members of staff from the School.

Inter-house Throw-ball Competition

An Inter-house Throw-ball Competition for Classes IX to XII (Boys) was held in the School premises on Saturday, September 03, 2022 and Sunday, September 04, 2022. About 150 pupils took part in this event. The results are:-

Winner                    :         Derozio House

Runner-up              :         Sister Nivedita House

Inter-house Competition

After a gap of two years, the School started the Inter-House Yoga, Gymnastics, Fitness, Aerobics, Throw-ball and Football Competitions.

Yoga, Gymnastics, Fitness Activity and Aerobics were held at the School on Saturday, August 27, 2022.  The Throw-ball Competition (Classes IX-XII Girls) was held at the School on Sunday, August 28, 2022 and the Inter-House Football Competition (Classes IX-XII Boys) was held at the Vivekananda Park on the same day.

Inter-house competitions were held in Classes VI to VIII from Monday, August 22, 2022 to Sunday, August 28, 2022. Topics were as follows:-

Class VI        Painting on Healthy Habits

Class VII       Painting on the Value of Cleanliness

Class VIII      Slogan Writing on My role in saving the environment

Inter-school Competition

 The Inter-school Quiz Competition ‘Q-Point’ for the M.P. Birla Trophy organised under the aegis of M.P. Birla Smarak Kosh (South Point) was held on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at the School Auditorium. The Quiz Master was Mr. Samanway Banerjee. 08 teams reached the finals from a total of 17 participating schools.  Birla High School won the first position while South Point High School ranked second and Delhi Public School (Ruby Park) ranked third. Ram Daftari of Birla High School was adjudged the Best Quizzer.

The Inter-school Debate, ‘Cerebrate’ for the M.P. Birla Trophy organised under the aegis of M.P. Birla Smarak Kosh (South Point) was held on Wednesday, August 17, 2022 at the School Auditorium. The Debate was chaired by Sri Subramanian Venkataraman and the motion of the Debate was “The House Believes that 75 Years of Indian Independence has Not Been Wasted”. Shri Shikshayatan School secured the first position while Delhi Public School and Birla High School secured the second and third positions, respectively. Anas Ali of Birla High School received the Best Speaker Award. The Judges for the event were Sri Pradeep Gooptu and Sri S. Ramalingam.

The Inter-school Singing Competition, ‘Satrangi’ for the M.P. Birla Trophy organised under the aegis of M.P. Birla Smarak Kosh (South Point) was held on Thursday, August 18, 2022 at the School Auditorium. Sri Dipayan Banerjee compered the programme. The judges were Sri Kalyan Sen Barat and Smt. Chandrabali Rudra Dutta. The three rounds were Tarang (chorus), ‘Tarannum’ (solo round) and Tere Sur Mere Geet (Judges’ Choice). Among the 09 finalists, the first prize went to South Point High School, while G.D. Goenka Public School Dhakshineswar won the second prize and Army Public School (Barrackpore) won the third prize. Sumoulika Sarkar, South Point High School and Sansthita Mukherjee of G.D. Goenka Public School (Dhakshineswar) was declared the joint “Best Singers”.

Independence Day

 Independence Day was celebrated at South Point High School on Monday, August 15, 2022. The Principal hoisted The National Flag at the School premises.

The recently formed NCC unit in School marched past, after the hoisting of the Flag. It was followed by the Investiture Ceremony for the Prefects, House Captains and Vice-Captains and prize distribution for the Inter-house events and house events. The programme for the day ended with a Karate as well as a Yoga display presented by the pupils.

45 pupils of Classes XI & XII accompanied by 05 teachers attended the programme hosted by the State Government on the occasion of Independence Day at Red Road.

“The Spirit of Freedom” an online presentation prepared by the pupils on the occasion of Independence Day was put up on the social media site of the School. The pupils paid homage to the five great poets of Bengal who through their writing had inspired a whole generation of freedom fighters.

Achievement

The School Team participated in the Exe.Bit 2022, Inter-school Fest organised by Lakshmipat Singhania Academy at their school premises as well as online on Friday, August 12, 2022 and Saturday, August 13, 2022. The School Team participated in five events and won two of them. The results are:-

  • In VLOGumentary. This event was a simulation of journalism consisting of vlogging and news reporting. South Point High School won the Creative Genius Award.

  • In Investment DEN (online event). South Point High School won the Creative Genius Award for their business pitch and investment planning.

Inter-school Open Essay competition “Perceptum”

The Inter-school Open Essay competition “Perceptum” under the aegis of the M.P. Birla Smarak Kosh (South Point) was held on Saturday, August 13, 2022 at the School premises. A total 80 participants from 14 schools participated in the three broad groups – English, Hindi and Bengali. The participants in English were sub-divided further into two categories: Category-I for Classes IX and X, and Category-II for Classes XI and XII. The topics of the Essays were:-

English        Category-I (Classes IX & X) – “Maze”                                

                     Category-II (Classes XI & XII) – “It is none of your business”

Hindi           Classes IX to XII  – “Nadi Mujhse Kuch Kehna Chahati Hai”

Bengali        Classes IX to XII) – “Prakritir Sange Manob Chitrer samparko”

Inter-school Competition

Chessmate – the Inter-school Chess Championship under the aegis of M.P. Birla Smarak Kosh was held on Friday, August 12, 2022 and Saturday, August 13, 2022 in the School Library. The Championship was played in seven rounds under the Federation International De Echess (FIDE) rules in accordance with the Swiss League. 134 students took part in the Championship among which 49 were fide rated players. A total of 35 teams participated in the event. On Saturday, August 13, 2022, prizes were handed over to the winners by Grandmaster Mitrabha Guha, who was the Chief Guest at the programme. Mitrabha passed Class XII from South Point High School in 2019. The result of the Championship is as follows:-

In the Boys’ Open Category:

South Point High School                                  :         Champion

Aditya Academy Senior Secondary School  :         First Runner-up  H

Delhi Public School (Ruby Park)                    :         Second Runner-up

The Board Trophies were awarded to:

First Board            :   Aniruddh Chatterjee          Delhi Public School (Ruby Park)

Second Board       :   Soham Bhattacharyya      La-Martiniere for Boys

Third Board           :   Soham Dey                        Aditya Academy Sr. Secondary School

Fourth Board         :   Ishan Das                           Mitra Institution, Bhowanipur

 In the Girls’ Category:

Lakshmipat Singhania Academy            :         Champion

Shri Shikshayatan School                       :         First Runner-up

Gokhale Memorial Girls School            :         Second Runner-up 

The Board Trophies were awarded to:

 First Board              :  Ayushi Roy           Gokhale Memorial Girls SchoolHHi

Second Board         :  Sara Basu            The Heritage School

Third Board             :  Juli Parekh           Lakshmipat Singhania AcademyHHi

Fourth Board           :  Sayona Dutta       Shri Shikshayatan School