Skaters bring laurels

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

5th Sardar Dalip Singh Memorial Tournament

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

Girls (U-12)

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 

  Boys   (U-12)

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 

Boys (U-14)

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

Girls   (U-14)

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

Boys  (U-17)

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

Girls  (U-17)

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

Xtravaganza-Fete & Musical Evening

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

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 Maharaja Ranjit Singh -A light & Sound show

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

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

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.

Gurupurab Celebrations

Gurpurab celebrated at St. Soldier Mohali

Guru Nanak Jayanti was celebrated at St. Soldier Mohali with great enthusiasm. In the morning assembly toddlers of  Nursery C under the guidance of their class teacher Ms Indu Maria  enlightened the students about the birth, birthplace and teachings of Guru Nanak Dev ji ,who is the founder of Sikhism and the first guru of Sikhs. They sang two beautiful Shabads in praise of the great Guru.

Children’s Day

                                        Children’s Day celebrated at St. Soldier Mohali

The 129th  Birth Anniversary of our First Prime Minister, Late Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru was celebrated at St.Soldier’s Mohali with much fanfare. The Head Boy for the day was Mr. Manish Parmar (Computer Teacher)and the Head Girl was Ms.Alka ( PGT Economics) .The morning assembly  began with the announcement of  Ulta-Pulta News by the Senior Secondary teachers and Thought for the Day by Ms.Heena (PRT Eng) .Ms. Ravneet Kaur apprised everyone about the significance of Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru’s life.Classes I and II teachers mesmerized the children by showcasing their dancing and singing skills and presented a medley of songs based on the famous Bollywood songs of children. The highlight of the day was the bamboozling riddles by
Ms. Amrit Kalsi and Principal Ms.Anjli Sharma. A fabulous dance performance on the beat of ‘Ghumar’ song from Padmavat by Ms.Harpreet Suri thrilled the excited young minds.

A prize distribution function to facilitate the winners of Inter School Photography Competition and Inter Class Logo Designing Competition was also held.

In her speech Principal Ms. Anjli Sharma greeted the students and stressed upon the need of being physically and mentally fit, being kind and patient to parents and spending quality time with them whenever possible. Later the children had class parties and enjoyed cookies arranged by the Management.
Toddlers- attired in their party dresses were welcomed by their respective Class teachers. Pre Nursery B under the guidance of Ms.Sangeeta Nanda held the morning assembly on Children’s Day and were later taken for a picnic to the Rose Garden Mohali.

Chairman Mr. Karnail Singh Brar congratulated the children and applauded the effort of teachers to enthrall their students.

Kalakriti Exhibtion

Kala Kriti at St. Soldier’s Mohali

To bring forth the innate skills and have the creative genius of the students,St. Soldier Mohali organized ‘Kala Kriti’ –an Art and Craft Exhibition on 3rd Nov, 2018. The Chief Guest Mr.Balbir Singh Sidhu-Cabinet Minister, Animal Husbandry, Dairy Farming, Fishery and Labour, Punjab graced the occasion. His benign presence enthused the students. All the artifacts on display were the handiwork of the students which were made from the indigenous products as jute, cloth, beads etc. The students from Classes Play Group-Classes IX & XI showcased their asesthetic abilities and there were corners in the exhibition attributed to art, jewelry, glass painting, fabric painting and best out of waste. The live demo corners catering to nail art, tattoo and mehandi was a hit among the audience.

The creativity of Play-Group, Nurseries and K.Gs captivated the attention of Parents especially the Name Plates,Bookmarks and Photo Frames made with the Ice-Cream sticks.Hand bags, Foot mats andCushion covers made out of old jeans, waste towels , wool and old T-shirts were the outstanding pieces of skill and art. With Diwali-the festival of lights around the corner Diya decoration, decorative candles,small and cute candle holders sold like hot cakes. The Mock Company of the school ’Tasty Treat’  satiated the thirst of the audience with their ‘Kool Korner’ by selling out cold drinks and ice-creams.

To tickle the taste buds of the people ,the senior students along with their teachers put up Funky Food Stalls which included- Chinese snacks like Veg.Manchurian, Noodles and Spring Rolls. The spicy Chaat Papri, Golgappas, Grilled Sandwiches, Stuffed Kulcha etc. were among the delectable mouth watering eatables.

The exhibition saw an overwhelming response by the audience as there was not only a heavy footfall but also people purchased the handcrafted items. Classes K.G., IV and XI were adjudged the best for their excellent creativity and neat display by the judges Ms. Preetinder Khurana and Ms. Neelu Sandhu. The Chief guest applauded the teamwork and aesthetic abilities of the students and teachers .He also appreciated the effort of the school to provide a platform to the students wherein they can exhibit their hidden talent. The exhibition was conceptulised by Ms. Anjli Sharma and proved to be a huge success which was lauded by one and all.