Ten students of JIRS participated in the First Amateur Tenpin Bowling Tournament conducted by Karnataka State Tenpin Bowling Association at Amoeba Bowling center, Bangalore from 29 to 30 September 2018.
In the tournament, a total of 198 men and 57 women bowlers participated from Karnataka. JIRS students were the youngest participants of the tournament. And being the youngest, our students showed a spectacular performance.
The following students participated and performed well:
1. Pavani A Anthargangi
2. Anshu Agarwal
3. Pragnya V
5. Kshitiz Kedia
6. Ayush Kishore
7. Daksh Bhansali
8. Hriday Poddar
10. Siddharth S Katta
The volunteers of JIRS journalism club took initiative to help the children of Blossom English Medium Composite High School, Madikeri on 8 September 2018.
The students provided the items to the School which was necessary to restart their academic life. The items included stationery, shoes and socks, sweaters etc. The students could strengthen their minds to face anything and everything with an optimism. The knowledge, wisdom, and satisfaction that the students acquired from this experience cannot be expressed in words.
P T Vishwa Mohan Bhatt visited JIRS on 24 August 2018 through SPIC MACAY. The Creator of the Mohan Veena and the winner of the Grammy Award, Vishwa Mohan has mesmerized the world with his pristine pure, delicate yet fiery music. It is due to Vishwa's maiden mega effort that he rechristened guitar as Mohan Veena. His genius creation has established it at the topmost level in the mainstream of Indian Classical Music scenario, thereby proving the essence of his name Vishwa (meaning the world) and Mohan (meaning charmer)
Jain International Residential School’s classes XI and XII student’s organized INTRA MUN 3.0(Model United Nations) on 22 and 23 August 2018. The main objective of the event was to encourage their juniors to learn and understand the global issues around the world and the central role of the UN. There were about 200 participants from the school with were 3 countries dealing with prominent agendas of today’s global importance. The participants improvised the potential ideas and solutions for the following issues:
1) The Role of disarmament in International Security
2) The status of Human Rights among women and children.
MUN has provided a forum for the collaboration of new ideas and solutions with respect to a nation and set the agenda with a motive to spread the ideas of the historic era and the modern world.
began with the arrival of the Chief Guest, Capt. Manav Handa (Retd.) who received the salute from the Head Boy and his council members followed by the troupe leaders of the various contingents. The competitive spirit of the students was displayed when they marched absolutely in army formation and same standard in a uniform and disciplined manner. The chief guest ignited the minds of the young ones with his pearls of wisdom. Children paid homage to the builders of the nation who sacrificed their ‘today’ for our better ‘tomorrow’ through patriotic songs, Role Play and was followed by a cultural program of Dance and Music. After the ceremonial program, JIRS conducted Inter-house patriotic song competition which was meant for both seniors and juniors. Judges felt it really hard to choose the winners. One of the main attractions of the day was the visit of Mr.Rishiraaj, the Alumni of our school, who is currently busy in the world of music, Video Jockeying, Radio jockeying and anchoring for the Football league. He is also a celebrity who shared his past experiences in the school as well as his new experiences with the students. The students were motivated by his speech which was very inspiring and thought-provoking.
Jain International Residential School organized a workshop on "Global English Accent" on 2 June 2018 for the teachers by Mrs. Krishna Mukharji, who is the only ILP certified English Accent modification Instructor in India. She is specialized in accent neutralizations, modification, soft skills and American culture training.
Mrs. Mukharji emphasized on one's pronunciation, intonation and communication skill. During the course of workshop she emphasized on learning and reproducing correct sounds, intonation, phrasing and rhythms of English Language.
As a part of ‘Educational Tour’, Jain International Residential School (JIRS), Bengaluru organized a trip to Sri Lanka from 4 September to 9 September 2017 for all IBDP, IGCSE and CBSE class of 4th, 9th, and 11th standard students.
During the visit, students got a chance to visit many places such as Spice Garden, Elephant Orphanage, Gem Park, Water Sports activities, Water rafting etc. They gained the knowledge of processing tea and spices. During the tour, students were governed by two teachers who took utmost care of all the children. Students learned the differences between the culture followed in Sri Lanka and India. The trip was a break from monotony of regular classes and students enjoyed and cherished moments with their friends.
Ms. Ashwini N V - Founder & Director of MUKTHA [An Initiative to Prevent Abuse and Promote Mental Health] conducted a workshop on “Enhancing Emotional Intelligence among Teachers” at JIRS. Enhanced emotional intelligence makes it easier for teachers to read students’ minds thus helps to deal with students.
Jain International Residential School, juniors were fortunate to have Darshan, Sparshana (to touch his feet) and Sambhashana (interaction) with Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Guruji on 11 March 2017 in the Devine venue, Saraswathi Hall of THE ART OF LIVING.
Knowledge is the only thing which is inexhaustible treasure the more we expose the more it grows, to change the future and bring the revolution we are trying to do our best by bringing countries together. We have kindled the fire now our students will propagate it through students exchange program with our sister school kalinda primary school, Melbourne.