On February 12, 2020 the students of Nursery I to Transition brought potatoes and onions to give towards the social service project, ‘Reaching Out’. The children had been asked to bring a minimum of one potato and one onion each. The collection was sent to three NGOs, Navanir, Ektara and Ek Prayas.
A mock evacuation drill (fire drill) was practised in school on February 5, 2020. The entire drill was done twice, once at 10.15 a.m. during the Morning session and again at 1.40 p.m. during the Afternoon session. On the ringing of the fire alarm, the Principal, Ms D. K. Chadda, announced over the PA system that it was an emergency and that everyone needed to evacuate. The hooter was sounded and students, as well as, members of staff vacated the school building. In the morning the evacuation took 8 minutes, 54 seconds while in the afternoon it took 8 minutes, 25 seconds. Members of the Emergency Response Team helped in the evacuation. The teachers carried attendance registers with them and a roll-call of students was taken after the evacuation. Attendance of staff members was also checked. Ms D. K. Chadda addressed everyone explaining what the drill was about.
Another mock drill on bomb threat was held on February 8, 2020 at 11.00 a.m. Students attending the Saturday Activity classes and Abacus classes along with their teachers, staff members and all other present in the premises assembled in the courtyard (Assembly Area 1) as supposedly the bomb was in the backyard (Assembly Area 2). All rules related to this drill were followed. The time taken for the drill was 2 minutes, 58 seconds
Class photographs for the children of Nursery II, Transition, Classes III & V were taken on February 3, 2020, while those for the children of Nursery I, Classes I, II & IV were taken on February 6, 2020. The photographs will be given to the pupils later, along with the Final Term Report Cards.
A Refresher Training on Occupational Health and Safety in compliance with ISO 45001:2018 was held in the School Auditorium on Saturday, February 08, 2020 for the Teachers of CCA, members of Service Staff, members of Office Staff and members of other staff, recruited from agencies.
Excursion for Photography Club and Nature club students to Agri-Horticultural Society was organized on Saturday, February 08, 2020.
A Parent-Teacher Meeting of Classes VI to IX and XI was held on Friday, February 07, 2020.
West Bengal Commission for Protection of Child Rights held an important consultation on RTE on Friday, February 07, 2020. The focus of the meet was the need to understand the mental health of pupils. South Point High School was represented by Ms. Brita Sarkar (Coordinator – Classes VI to VIII).
An afternoon of Indian Classical Music was organized for the Spicmacay members of South Point High School on Thursday, February 06, 2020 in the School Auditorium. The programme featured invocation by Purbadri Ray Chowdhury of Class VIII A (A) and Sumoulika Sarkar of Class IX A (A). They were accompanied on the tabla by Prithwish Ray Chaudhuri of Class XII L. This was followed by a Classical vocal recital by Sagnik Sen of Class XI B. The second half of the programme featured a lecture and demonstration on Bharatnatyam by Smt. Jhinook Mukherjee Sinha.
On the auspicious occasion of Saraswati Puja celebrated on Thursday, January 30, 2020 in South Point School, pupils of South Point School and South Point High School presented a cultural programme that was greatly appreciated by all.
In the CAB U/15 Mayor’s Cup Cricket Tournament held at Bansdroni Maitri Sansad Ground on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, the South Point High School Team won the match against Apeejay School (Park Street) by 10 wickets. Richik Sarkar of Class IX D (M) was declared the Man of the Match.
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.