On January 18, 2018 about 407 children of Class IV went for a picnic to IBIZA while on January 19, 2018 about 455 children of Class V went to the same place for a picnic. On both the days children started leaving school at 7.45 am and returned to school around 4.30 pm. They were served with breakfast and lunch. The children thoroughly enjoyed themselves. They were accompanied by teachers, service staff, as well as, some selected guardians from each class.
On January 19, 2018 the students of Nursery I to Transition brought potatoes and onions to give towards the social service project, ‘Reaching Out’, an ongoing project started in the Diamond Jubilee year of the school. The children had been asked to bring a minimum of one potato and one onion. The collection went to two NGOs, Calcutta Social Project and New Age.
The Intra-Class Cricket Finals were held on January 20, 2018 at Vivekananda Park. In the Class IV Finals the Yellow Team won the match by 7 wickets. Kaustav Paul of Class IV D (Morning) made 28 runs off 23 balls and was declared the ‘Man of the Match’. In the Class V Finals too the Yellow Team won the match. They won by 9 wickets. Aditya Roy of Class V F (Afternoon) was declared the ‘Man of the Match’. He scored a good 33 runs, took two catches and a wicket too. Both Kaustav and Aditya received individual trophies. The winning teams also received the rolling trophies.
Aarshiya Biswas of Class V G (Afternoon) had participated in the All Bengal Age Group Chess Championship 2018, organised by Barisha Chess Academy and recognised by Kolkata District Chess Association under the aegis of Bengal Chess Association. The tournament was held at Raja Ram Mohan Roy Road, Kolkata on January 6 & 7, 2018. Aarshiya scored 5 points out of 7 rounds and was placed 2nd on the merit list, in the Under 11 Girls Category. She received the First Runner Up Trophy and a certificate. Aarshiya participated in the 2nd Unnayan All Bengal Sub Junior Chess Championship 2018, organised by Unnayan in association with Senco Gold & Diamond. This tournament was held at Santosh Mitra Square Shishu Uddyan, Kolkata on January 13 & 14, 2018. She scored 5 points out of 7 rounds, was placed 1st on the merit list in the Under 11 Girls Category and received the Champion’s Trophy along with a certificate.
Aayush Bhattacherjee of Class V D (Morning) another chess player, who has been receiving numerous awards, had participated in the International San Bernardino Open 2017 Tournament held from October 20 to 22, 2017 in Switzerland. Aayush received the 3rd prize. He was awarded with a certificate and cash prize worth Rs.41,000/-. Aayush stood 2nd in the Hindu School Chess Competition 2017 held at Andhra School on December 14, 2017, in the Under 10 Boys category. He received a shield, a certificate and prize money worth Rs.600/-. The Bangladesh Chess Federation invited Aayush to participate in the Marcel 1st Division Chess League 2017 held at Dhaka from December 30, 2017 to January 7, 2018. Aayush scored 2 points out of 9 games and received a certificate of merit.
Parijat Dwary of Class V E (Morning) had participated in the 83rd State and Inter-district Table Tennis Championship 2017-18 held at Kshudiram Anushilan Kendra between January 15 & 19, 2018. He bagged the 1st prize in the Cadet Boys Singles event and received a trophy, a certificate and cash prize worth Rs.1200/-.