16 September 2021
Jain International Residential School focuses on providing its students an outlet to continue their sports training program as they would have at its campus in Bengaluru. With the school campus being temporarily closed due to the global health situation, the school seamlessly transitioned to a virtual model of conducting sports training classes for students of all grades.
One such example to quote is Mr. Prince Thakur, a squash coach at Jain International Residential School. Mr. Thakur regularly hosts online sessions that feature yoga classes, fitness activities, squash theory tests, demonstrating different racket swings and serves. Om Jariwala, a class XII student and a squash player, says, “The online sports classes are scheduled in the evening, giving us ample time to wind up our academic sessions for the day and commence our training. I am thankful to my teachers, coach, and staff at JIRS for helping us stay fit at times like these. “
Sports being an integral part of JIRS, and the school features seasoned sports specialists and trainers and an elite sports curriculum with state-of-the-art infrastructure.
16 September 2021
Junior class students from Jain International Residential School celebrated a virtual Janmashtami on August 30, 2021.
The program began with the prayer and then moved to a session where Rudra, Yuvraj Bose of Grade 8, and Daksh Agrawal of Grade 7 shared some thoughts on the festivity. The significance of the celebration was presented by Prathna of Grade 8 and Samarth of Grade 7. Shlokas from Bhagwad Gita was recited by Sreeraj of Grade 6. Arnav Chowdhary of Grade 8 enchanted with his melodious flute music, and Samarth of Grade 7 rendered a song followed by the song performance by Ashwini of Grade 5 and Bhumicka of Grade 6. Mr. S.R. Anil, a teacher at JIRS for Hindi and Sanskrit subjects, spoke on the values imbibed in Bhagwad Gita. The event was presided by the chief guest Mr. Rudra Kumar Sharma. He enlightened the audience with an inspirational speech on the Dashavataras of Lord Vishnu. Nuthana of Grade 8, who co-hosted the event, delivered the vote of thanks and concluded this special event.
Overall, the online event was engaging. It also served as a joyful way for students to connect with their fellow batchmates and teachers.
05 August 2020
JIRS students participated in the Uniply 30thNational Tenpin Bowling Championship conducted by Tenpin Bowling Federations of India held at Amoeba Bowling Centre from 02 to 06 Feb 2020.
The tournament witnessed 103 men and 32 women bowlers from all over India. JIRS students were the youngest participants of the tournament. It was open category tournament where national level and professional players participated.
Below are the scores of the tournament
|Sl. No||Name||Class||Roll No||Rank||No. of Games||Score’s Average|
27 January 2020
JIRS Squash Team under 15, 17, and 19 men’s category participated in 2nd DSI Karnataka State Closed Squash Championship which was held from 25 to 27 January 2020 at Dayananda Sagar College, Bangalore.
|Sl. No||Name||Roll No||Class||Category||Position|
|2||Janit Shah||5389||8CB||BU-15||Quarter Final|
|3||Mishal Bagrecha||5662||9IG||BU-15||Quarter Final|
|4||Sahaj Vishal Surana||5428||10IG||BU-17||Quarter Final|
|8||Pranav Bhalla||JIRS Ex Squash Student||BU-15||Runner-Up|
|9||Kartik Rao||Passed out Student||BU-19||Participated|
|10||Coach - Prince Thakur||Men’s||Quarter Final|
06 December 2019
Jain International Residential School participated in the CMS MUN V6 on 29 and 30 November and 1 December 2019. 8 students Akanksha Jain, Dhruv Shah, Jyot Bhami, Dhir Shah, Deepa Shankar, Priyansh, Naman Gupta and Anish Sai Sunku took part in the MUN.
There were 4 committees which consisted of UNSC, DISEC, CCC and The Lok Sabha. The CMS MUN V6 being a university MUN had a limited number of delegates. The committees were very competitive. The delegates of JIRS were the youngest delegation. The delegates of JIRS had exposure to world politics, war and even the present riots of Article 370 in India. The delegates also learned a lot about the development in the Northern African region.
The overall experience and exposure helped the delegates to learn and gain a lot of enriched knowledge. Like always all the students of JIRS ensured to get recognition in the committee. Dhruv Shah of ‘IB’ year 1 was awarded a ‘verbal mention’ in DISEC.
18 October 2019
The students of Grade 9 and Grade 11 visited the Magnificent Kangra Valley, Rishikesh, Haridwar and Mussoorie to explore and experience the environment, culture and traditions from 14 to 30 September 2019.
The students got the rare opportunity of getting a glimpse of His Holiness Dalai Lama. They were very enthusiastic to know about the Tibetan Culture and the very reason of their taking refuge in our country India. They had an opportunity of spending a day with the Gaddi Community of Bal village in Kangra district.
The other attractions of this trek were The Kangra fort, The Rock Cut temple, Mata Jwalaji temple, Gyuto Monastery and Norbulingka Institute. Learning Outcome: The students enjoyed Bumpy Jumping, Rope Climbing and Trekking. They were happy that many of them were able to come out of their fear and gained confidence. The White River rafting was the most amazing and thrilling lifetime achievement for them. The visit to the Local School surprised our kids that how within limited resources the girls were able to achieve so much in life. They were able to exchange their experiences with each other and it was learning for them. Where ever our children went they were being appreciated and applauded for being in time, disciplined, not wasting food, following the instructions etc.
05 October 2019
Jain International Residential School had established a Sister School Partnership Program with Victoria Young Leaders Indian – Australian Exchange Program, Australia, by signing an MOU with them in July 2019. Twenty students visited JIRS in September for 15 days program as part of the program and were exposed to the Indian way of life, education, and culture. The VYL students stayed with the JIRS students during their visit and established great rapport with them. The students and faculty members participated in all educational, cultural, sports, and day-to-day activities at JIRS. The students crystallized well with program and bonded with their Indian classmates. They learned STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Management/Mathematics) in India, Outbound Learning Program at Eagles Unbound Adventure Park, International Literacy, classical Indian music, dance and painting. They imbibed every aspect of Indian culture.
The Faculty of VYL, Ben and the other members were engaged in learning the systems and processes practiced at JIRS. They held classes for the JIRS students and introduced the Australian pedagogy of teaching. This Student-Teacher Exchange Program has benefited both the students and teachers of the institutions and enabled them to understand the cultural and traditions, of India and Australia. Educational approach to student centric learning program was an extraordinary learning experience for both the countries and it will grow with time. These young leaders will bring more understanding, cooperation, and respect comparative to the planet earth. They have promised to work on sustainable environment program, through Social Media, Skype and lot of other engagements.