SSESA (St. Soldier Ex-Student Association ) under the aegis of a team of eminent doctors from the Deptt. of Transfusion Medicine of MAX Hospital,Phase-6, Mohali organized a Blood Donation Camp in the School premises of St. Soldier Int. Convent School, Phase-7, Mohali on 23rd Feb. This gracious endeavor was made in collaboration with Rotary Club. The donors were provided with a donor card and felicitated with certificates apart from refreshments and snacks for extending their helping hand and co-operation for this noble cause. In all 40 units of blood were collected
Rhymes ‘n’ Recitation Day is one of the most eagerly awaited days at St. Soldier School, Mohali. It is through the rhymes and songs, the young ones learn the English language with correct pronunciation and voice modulation. The themes chosen for awesome rendition were enchanting which gave the onlookers both food for thought and infotainment. From ‘We are the best’, ‘Music is life’, ‘Dream Big’, say ‘No to Junk food’ to ‘Love God’s Creation’ and many more thought provoking topics, these cherubs regaled everyone by their melodious and cute recitation with well co-ordinated actions. Principal Anjli Sharma applauded the wonderful effort made by the students and teachers for making this day a memorable one. Chairman S. Karnail Singh Brar also felicitated Venus, a gymnast from K.G.-C who has been awarded National Golden Hind Award 2019 by the former CM of Delhi, Ms. Shiela Dixit.
Republic Day celebrated at St. Soldier, Mohali
St. Soldier School reverberated with the patriotic fervor and gusto as the
Management , Staff and zealous students celebrated India’s 70th Republic
Day.The occasion commenced with the hoisting of the National Flag by
Principal Anjli Sharma along with the advisor Ms.Vinender Tiwana and Headmistress Amrit Kalsi who took the salute from the NCC contingent of the school. Every heart was pounding with saffron, white and green hues.
The students took pride in glorifying and celebrating the spirit of unity. To mark the importance of this day, a special assembly under the guidance of Ms. Heena Kalia was conducted by the students of Class V-A who conveyed the significance of fundamental rights and duties in a vivid manner. This was followed by the patriotic messages from the Chairman S. Karnail S. Brar and the Principal . The students were made to take a pledge so as to initiate the quest of cleanliness with themselves, school , locality, society and their country. The mesmerizing dance performance by Ms. Harpreet Dubey showcased a fervent spirit of nationalism which filled every heart with the spirit of sacrifice and brought tears to the eyes of all.
A direct telecast of Republic Day parade and celebrations from the Rajpath in Delhi was showcased to the students who witnessed South African president Cyril Ramaphosa as the chief guest along with fifty-eight tribal guests from various parts of the country, 22 tableaux of states and central government departments and performance by school children gracing the event and admiring the cultural and social heritage as well as its defence capability that was put on display during the parade at Rajpath.
Sweets were distributed among the children.
Skaters bring laurels to St. Soldier’s Mohali
National Roller Basketball Championship was held in Punjab University wherein the students (Under 17 boys) of St. Soldier Int. Convent School Mohali played from Chandigarh and won Gold medal beating U.P. by 6-3. The following players have also been selected for International Championship to be held in Nepal.
1. Jovenpreet Singh (Captain) Class IX B
2. Manjinder Singh Class X B
3. Amandeep Tandon Class IX A
4. Nikhil Malhotra Class X B
5. Ramandeep Singh Class IX C
6. Simarjit Singh Class IX A
7. Simranjit Singh Class IX C
In the Individual Category of Roller Skating Championship which was also held in Punjab University, the awardees were as follows:
1. Manjinder Singh 1 Gold medal Class XB
2. Amandeep Tandon 1 Gold medal Class IX A
3. Jovenpreet Singh 1 Gold medal Class IX B
4. Ramandeep Singh 1 Gold medal Class IX C
5. Nikhil Malhotra 1 Silver medal Class X B
6. Simarjit Singh 1 Silver medal Class IX A
Harman Saini ,Raghav,Nilesh and Kirti brought glory on the concluding day at St. Soldier Mohali
Sardar Dalip Singh Table Tennis Tournament which had started on 21st December 2018 concluded on 22nd Dec.2018 . Before the Prize Distribution the school had arranged for a vibrant bhangra performance to cheer up the participants and winners. Mr. S.S Grewal- Director and Mr. Dalip Singh Rana-Chief Coach from Punjab Institute of Sports, Phase –IX Mohali were the Chief guests. At the end of the event, Mr. Grewal delivered a motivational speech and applauded the endeavour of the institution for organizing such a sporty splendor and providing a platform to the budding sportspersons.
The results of the Final day are as under
Winner – Cherrish Chabra by 3-2 (Infant Jesus School )
Runner Up – Tanisha (St. Soldier Int. Con. School Mohali )
3rd Position – Vani (D.A.V. Mohali) beat Paridhi ( DAV sec-8 Chandigarh )by 2-1
1st Position – Neelesh by 3-1 (St. Soldier Int. Con.School Mohali)
2nd Position – Sukhbir Singh (Golden Bells School)
3rd Position- Tejash Mathur (Aurobindo School Baddi) beat
Shray (St. Soldier School Mohali ) by 2-1
Winner – Sagar Rawat by 3-1 Saupin’s School, Sector-70 Mohali
Runner Up- Jogadvir Singh Saupin’s School Sec-70, Mohali
3rd Position- Krishna (St. Soldier Sr. Sec. School , Sec-28, Chandigarh) beat
Shalok Rana (Saupins School Mohali) by 2-1
Winner- Parneet by 3-0 D.P.S. Sector-40 Chandigarh
Runner Up- Kirti St. Soldier Int. Con. School, Ph-7, Mohali
3rd position – Khushi (Gem Public School, 3-B-2 Mohali ) beat
Guntas (St. Soldier Int. School Mohali ) by 2-1
1st Position – Harman Saini by 3-1 (St. Soldier Int. Convent School Mohali)
2nd Position – Raghav (St. Soldier Int. Convent School Mohali)
3rd Position- Kamaldeep Singh ( D.P.S. Sec-40 Chandigrh) beat
Ryan Gandhi (Learning Path School ) by 2-0
Winner- Kirti by 3-2 (St. Soldier Int. Con. School Mohali )
Runner Up – Khushi (Gem Pub. School 3B2 Mohali)
3rd Position – Parneet (D.P.S. Sec-40 Chandigarh) beat
Guntas (St. Soldier Int. Con. School Mohali ) by 2-1
Fete & Musical Evening at St. Soldier’s Mohali
St. Soldier Int. Convent School , Mohali witnessed a day of fun, laughter and jubilation on 8th Dec. as a ‘Extravaganza 2018’ –a School Fete was held at its premises.
This year marks the 25th anniversary of SSICS and the fete was held to celebrate this milestone. It was declared open by the Chairman Mr. Karnail Singh Brar who was accompanies by other hon’ble members of the ManagementDirector Mr.Karan Singh Brar and Director Mr.Satya Minhas.
The fete commenced at 9.30 a.m. and continued till 4:30p.m. in the evening. The fete-goers included the people from all age groups ambling from one stall to another, enjoying themselves. Students swarmed all over trying their luck at various games stalls. Each stall had loads of attractive prizes. To add to the entertainment, Inter School Competitions of a ‘Talent Hunt’ comprising of Solo Singing and Solo Dance, Rangoli Making, Best Out of Waste, Face Painting and Tattoo Making were conducted. ‘Baby’s Day Out’- A baby show, celebrating childhood was also organized where ‘Chubby-Cherubs’ from different age groups stole the show with their sparkling and lively performances and won wonderful prizes for ‘Healthy Baby’, ‘Most Active and Friendly Baby’, ‘Photogenic Baby’ etc.
The joy rides, mouth watering food arena with ‘Bakers’Bash’,‘Diary Den’, ‘Tambola’, ‘Antaakshri’, Dance Floor-‘Let’s Rock’, ‘Aap ki Farmaish’-a request stall were a big hit with the people. ‘Musical Evening’wherein a power packed performance by Mr. Shaminder Shammi enthralled the audience. It was an exhilarating experience and a memorable day for each and everyone who was a part of this successful event.
Oliver at St. Soldier’s Mohali
St. Soldier School commemorated its 25 glorious years of service in the field of education by organizing a musical extravaganza ‘Oliver’ based on the famous Hollywood Musical with its evergreen lyrics composed by Lionel Bart and sung by the school choir and enacted by students of the Junior Wing.
The show was graced by the Chairman Mr.Karnail Singh Brar, the Director Mr.Karan Singh Brar and Director Mr.Satya Minhas.
The show revolved around the titular orphan named ‘Oliver’ played by Akshara and Bhavya the two brilliant budding actors. The little boy’s hardships began at the workhouse run by Mr. Bumble, where this greedy man punished the innocent boy for asking more food and decided to sell him to Sowerberry, a coffin maker just for 5 Pounds. After experiencing a series of miseries there, one day Oliver found an opportunity to escape but he got trapped into a gang of juvenile pickpockets trained by Fagin. Eventually these wily criminals met a befitting fate for their indulgence in heinous crime of human trafficking.
The musical was applauded by the audience by its wonderful direction by the Advisor Ms. Vinender Tiwana and Ms. Amrit Kalsi assisted by the team of teachers. The act of Fagin enthralled everyone as ‘Pawni’ did full justice to her role . The role of deadly gangster ‘Bill Sikes’ enacted by Akshat was lauded greatly. ‘Ridhima’ as Mr. Bumble put up a wonderfull performance. The characters of Mr.Brownlow performed by Ashmeet Kaur impressed everyone. The music by Ms. Arti Teji and the Choreography by Ms. Harpreet Suri mesmerized one and all.
In the end the play ended with a message that Human Trafficking is a heinous crime and should be eliminated from the face of the society.
The Principal Ms. Anjli Sharma applauded the performances of each and every character and thanked the management for providing all the logistic support.
Sher-e-Punjab comes alive at St. Soldier Mohali
To commemorate 25 years of its inception St. Soldier organized a splendor of light and sound extravaganza ‘Sher-E-Punjab Maharaja Ranjit Singh’ under the astute guidance and direction of Dr. Sahib Singh, Co-director Ms. Rozy Singh and Assistant Director Ms HarpreetKaur. The occasion was graced by Mr. Charanjit Singh Channi- Minister of Technical Educational and Industrial Training . The event showcased a few excerpts from the life of ‘Lion of Five Rivers’ presented by the budding artists from Classes VII – IX and XI . Anurag Raina in the main role of Ranjit Singh was highly applauded by the audience for putting life in the characterization of this historical figure known for his bravery and kindness . The radiance of his character was deftly displayed through the dramatization of incidents from this great warrior’s life which included the war fought by Maharaja and his soldiers to release Shah Shuja and in return receiving the coveted Koh-i-noor by the Begum , the trait of his being secular and respecting all the religions etc. Bipandeep Singh as Chadak Singh –the grand father of Maharaja Ranjit Singh-Ramandeep Singh and Surveen Kaur as ‘Shah Shuja’ and Begum, ‘Lord Lat’ and ‘Lord Metkoff’ played by Aryan Uppal and Amandeep Singh gave a splendid performance that regaled the audience . The School Choir with their soulful rendition lent a colour of vivacity to the act.
The Chief guest in his address applauded the endeavor of the school for providing such a superb platform to the young artists and congratulated them for making the event a memorable one. In the end , Chairman S. Karnail Singh Brar appreciated the effort put in by the students and the teachers .
Learning Beyond the Classroom
The students of Class V had a wonderful experience of ‘Learning Beyond the Classroom’ at the Meteorological Centre in Sector 39, Chandigarh.
They learnt about the techniques to record temperature, wind speed, sunset and sunrise data. They also got apprised about the Rain gauge and ways to measure rain and how the pictures are sent by the satellite and the Radar.
This initiative was taken by the Social Science teachers. Ms Manjeet Rai and Ms. Maninder Kaur to give first hand knowledge to students.
Informative Session at St. Soldier’s Mohali
Round Glass Foundation, a community organisation, working in cities and villages of Punjab, crafting co-existence and eco-sustainability organized a session with the students of SSICS as ‘How to stay safe and responsible around dogs’. The resource person Mr. Inder Sangru, an expert, enlightened the young minds as to reduce animal and human conflicts. His co-fellows Ms. Neeti apprised the students about the behaviour and reactions of this most faithful friend of man in various situations. The need to annually vaccinate the dogs against rabies was re-iterated. The spirit of compassion and the aim of promoting co-existence between animals, human and environment to be made a way of life were the highlights of the session.