Jodhamal School hosts a National Competition of American Field Service.
Jodhamal Public School organised a National Event themed: ‘COLOURS OF INDIA’, in
collaboration with, American Field Service (AFS), India Chapter. More than 60 AFS Member
Schools participated in the Online extravaganza with great zeal.
American Field Service, popularly known as AFS is an international youth
exchange organization, consisting of over 50 independent, not-for-profit organizations, each
with its own network of volunteers, professionally staffed offices, volunteer board of
directors and website. AFS provides various opportunities to the School-Students across the
globe to engage in inter-cultural activities, in both online and offline modes. It also facilitates
Cultural Exchange Programmes for students and teachers in all Member Schools across the
The Event: Colours of India, organized by Jodhamal Public School had two categories: The
Junior Category comprising Classes 9 & 10 had the Cultural Cuisine Fest in which
participating students prepared and presented the delectable cuisines of various parts of the
country. The Senior Category comprising Classes 11 & 12 observed the Fiesta Festival
Competition in which the participants designed the couture of different cultures. Students
from both categories submitted their videos to the host school based upon which a team of
jury selected the best presentations. The videos, received in large numbers from participating
schools, were very creative and informative, each showcasing the best cuisine and couture of
their culture, thereby taking immense pride in it.
Following Schools and their students received accolades for their attempts: (1) SAI
International School, Bhubaneswar: Rishabh Satpathy, Poorva Mishra, Evyavan Upadhyay,
Punyajit Mishra, Bibhanshu Mishra, Shivakshi Dixit, Tejaswee Patnaik, Abheek Sharma, and
Satavisha Das (2) Children's Academy, Ashok Nagar, Mumbai: Netra Ayare, Prisha Sule,
Saanvi Patil, and Siya Prabhu (3) Mansukhbhai Kothari National School, Pune: Deepal
Srivastav, Bhavika Garg, Bhavana Agrawal, Prathik Jadhav, Dhruv Devadiga, and Deanne
Lazarus (4) Delhi Public School, Kolar Road, Bhopal: Shashwat Singh, Srishti Negi,
Harshika Saxena, Naman Johri, Aarushi Nigam, Advay Singh Yadav, Harshita Patharia,
Aarya Sharma, and Misha Baniya (5) IES Public School, Bhopal: Aamna Ali, Mahi
Shrivastav, Namrata Ben, Manya Katare, and Pallavi Sisodiya (6) Vidyasagar School, Indore:
Riddhima Phadke, Sagarika Manjrekar, and Namita Pandey.
The dignitaries who attended the Result Declaration Ceremony were: Dr Sumer Singh,
former Principal, The Daly College, Indore, and an eminent educationist, Ms Sarita Badhwar,
AFS Inter-cultural Programmes In-Charge and Learning Trainer, Mr Nandan Kuthiala,
Trustee, Jodhamal Public School and Principals, teachers and students of participating
schools. Principal Mr Girish Kumar welcomed all dignitaries in his welcome speech and
highlighted the importance of such cultural transactions in students’ lives. Ms Neetu Johri,
AFS Coordinator, delivered the Vote of Thanks
Hygiene Awareness Campaign (AFS - Community Service)
Jodhamal Public School, Jammu organized a hygiene awareness campaign and distributed masks, sanitizers,
books and stationary products to under-privileged children near JK-Medicity, Jammu.
JODHAMAL SCHOOL organize ‘virtual Students Exchange Program’
Difficulties do bring many obstacles, problems and pain. But, if we handle them positively, they bring some opportunities too.
COVID Outbreak is such a worldwide difficulty but at JMPS, we always believe to convert each problem into a wonderful solution.
Jodhamal Public School, Jammu conducted students Cultural Exchange Program with Viraj Shri Ram School, Mumbai organized by AFS.
Where in students of Jodhamal Public School showcased their talents through a rich heritage of the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
These exchange program provides opportunity to students of both the sides to share their curriculum and rich social and cultural activities which
leaves a lifelong learning impact on students. Over 80 students of classes 6th - 9th participated in various activities like presentation on
Dogri cultural and heritage, Famous cuisine, different forms of dances, handicrafts, art and poster making competition etc. Interactive
sessions were also conducted between Jodhamal and Viraj Shri Ram School, Mumbai. Dr. Deep khare (Principal) of Jodhamal Public School inaugurated
the program which lasted for 8 days on virtual platform Dr. Khare and AFS members also praised the efforts of Mrs. Neetu Johri (Coordinator)
and Mrs. Kiranjeet Kour (Coordinator) for the splendid work demonstrated during this tough time of pandemic. Dr. Deep khare emphasized
on the importance of such program in the holistic development of each child. At the closing ceremony Ms. Divya Arora (National Director of AFS).
Ms. Manjula Devi (Coordinator AFS programs and Schools Relations), Ms. Shefali Sanwal (Vice Principal) of the school and other faculty members
of Viraj Shri Ram School, Mumbai thanked for the participation and efforts of students and their mentors of both schools.
An exchange program with Jain International school Maharashtra was organized under AFS cultural exchange program
AFS & Community Service done by Doctor Parents of Jodhamal