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Every year more than 5000 schools participate in the INDIA TODAY
National Quiz. This National Quiz is telecast on the India Today News
Channel every Saturday and Sunday.
Team Jodhamal comprising of Raghav Khajuria and Burhan Rashid and
Mentored by Mr. Sanjay Pandey emerged winners in the prelims of India
Today News Wiz season IV held at India Today studio, New Delhi.
The show is hosted & anchored by one of India’s most respected media
personality Mr. Rajdeep Sardesai. News Wiz Quiz is produced by Mr.
Siddhartha Basu, the brains behind the quiz shows such as Kaun
Banega Crorepati and India’s Child Genius. News Wiz is one of the most
watched quiz show on the National Television.
After clearing the gruelling online tests and the subsequent Skype video
interviews round, Raghav and Burhan became one of the few teams
from the country’s top schools to represent their state at the National
prelims at the India Today Mediaplex at Noida.
The pair of excellent quizzers Burhan and Raghav smashed through the
prelims while exhibiting their intellectual best, cracking some of the
trickiest questions and surpassed the Cambridge Court School, Jaipur
and Saint Patricks School Puducherry . Principal of the school Dr. Deep
Khare and the management congratulated the team and their mentor Mr
Sanjay Pandey for all their efforts.
Jodhamal Muners participated for the third time in the Welham Boys’ Model United Nations
Conference, popularly known as WELMUN, that hosted its Fifth edition in the month of
August, 2019. Jodhamal Public School delegation escorted by Ms Bhawna Madaan and Mr.
Sachin Dogra was the delegation from Jammu that participated and competed with
famous schools from different parts of the country like The PUNJAB PUBLIC
SCHOOL,,MAYO COLLEGE GIRLS,MAYO COLLEGE BOYS, MODERN SCHOOL
VASANT VIHAR,SHIV NADAR,WELHAM GIRLS,WELHAM BOYS,SELAQUI
INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, The DOON SCHOOL,DOON INTERNATIONAL,UNISON
SCHOOL,DELHI PUBLIC SCHOOL,MAHARANI GAYATRI DEVI,PINE GROVE,RAJMATA
KRISHNA KUMARI,DELHI SANSKRITI,DALY COLLEGE INDORE.The WELMUN convened eight distinct and challenging committees, like – UNSC, UNGA 1 –
DISEC, ECOSOC, UNW, UNPBC, IP and the Council of Hindustan – a fictional crisis
committee in which our delegates Prabin Singh and Mohd Raza received honourable
mention and Arsh Mir received Verbal Mention in their respective committees. The other
delegates like Saba Jamwal,Gungun Anand, Karmanya Wahi , Sai Sharan and Kartik Singh
did equally well and gave a tough competition to the delegates from prestigious schools
and proved their excellence in public speaking skills, simulations and also collaborated with
other school delegates to find ways to foster fraternity in our fractured VUCA (volatile,
uncertain, complex, ambiguous) world with a hope that the delegates feel accomplished in
their efforts to think and propose solutions to resolving complex global issues of today's day
Jodhamal Public School felicitated its medal winners for excelling in the recently held
SOF examinations. The students of Jodhamal Public School from classes 1st to 10 th
won accolades by winning 18 medals in all age groups.18 students were presented
with the cheques .The meritorious students were also presented with Gift vouchers .
SOF not only promotes education , but also explores potential and develop
competitive spirit among school children.
The students felicitated by the School fraternity for their hard work & dedication were---
--Jayendra of class III who won Gold in IEO with International rank - 4 , Sarthak of
class VI won Gold in IMO ,Harmanjot of class VII won gold in NSO,Sushant of class
VIII won gold in NSO& NCO.
Prabmeet (V) won silver in IEO, Sushant ( VIII) won silver in IEO, Lavansh (V) won
silver in IMO ,Aarav Handoo won silver in NCO, Harmanjot won silver in NCO,Shreyas
(VII) and Tejas Gupta(X) also won silver in NCO at school level.
Students who were lauded with bronze were Aarav Handoo (IV) in NSO, Svayumbhu
(IX) in NSO&IMO, Samaaira ( II )in IMO and Jodhdeep ( XII ) in IMO.
Svayumbhu ,Tejas, Jodhdeep,Sushant ,Harmanjot, Sarthak, Lavansh, Prabhmeet,
Aarav.Jayendra,Samaira, Shreyas were awarded with cash prizes.
26 young SOF aspirants were also awarded Gift vouchers and they are Shreyas,
Jayendra, Pavit, Arnav,Aarav,Lavansh, Prabmeet, Saanidhay, Sarthak, Sachdeep,
Chaitanya, Era, Dhruv, Mohd. Ayaan, Vadaanya, Drishti, Harmanjot, Vanshaj .
Sushant, Aryan Abrol, Mudit, Advitya and Nihal.
Kapish, Jodhdeep and Aakanksha the Senior most students of JMPS of class XII were
presented with gifts.
Harmanjot Singh an outstanding student of class VII won Annual Excellece Award
which gave honour to his skills with a citation , a trophy and a cheque of Rs 5000.
Vice principal Ms.Shefali Sanwal and the SOF Coordinator Ms.Neetu Gupta were also
presented with the citation and trophy.
The students were guided by Ms.Neetu Gupta ,an expertise in the field as a SOF
Coordinator All the winners were felicitated by the School Principal, Dr. Deep Khare
and the school management. .They applauded the efforts of the students for adding
more feathers to Jodhamal’s name and encouraged them to strive hard and continue
with the same zeal in the future as well.
Team Jodhamal bagged the ‘Best Delegation Trophy’ at the GDMUN’19 organized by the
GD Goenka Public School Jammu.
The delegates performed exceptionally well with respect to their respective committees
wherein various agenda ranging from the UCC to the ‘LEGALISATION OF
MARIJUANA’. The delegates provided substantive and eloquent arguments and
provided their opinions regarding the same. The entire delegation consisted of 62
delegates from grade 6 to grade 12, out of which a WHOPPING 23 DELEGATES
RECEIVED AWARDS for their contribution. The school team was competing with
around 350 delegates from various parts and prestigious institutions all across the states
in the North of India that includes The Presentation Convent School, Jammu, Heritage
School, The Rich Harvest School, DPS Jammu, APS Jammu Cantt., APS Nagrota,
Banyan International, Jammu Sanskriti, Delhi University, Chandigarh BVC, KC Public,
KC International among many others.
Kritnay Sharma a class 12TH student was honored with a Best Delegate Trophy for his
efforts in the UNHRC, similarly Mian Mohammad Raza also received a ‘Best Delegate’
trophy for his invaluable contributions in the UNODC.
With respect to certain Continuous-crisis-committees, Prabin Singh Sadiwal a grade XI
student received the outstanding delegate award for his contribution in the Ministry of
Magic; similarly, Dhairya Choudhary was bestowed upon with “Outstanding Delegate”
for his contributions in the ICT.
Vihaan Kapoor, Guneev Jawandha, Vaibhav Singh and Jaiaditya Sharma also received
an “Outstanding Delegate” trophy in each of their respective committees.
Further adding to the laurels, Vartika Ghai, Akanksha Sharma and Hafsa Qazi also
received a special mention for their indispensable contribution.
Something that even added to the celebration were the verbal commendation received
by Raghav Gupta, Shaurya Sangra, Mitushi Sharma, Avneet Kaur, Vishnu Priya, Jai
wardhan Sharma, Aadit Sharma, Harmanjot Singh, Lakshav Singh Sambyal, Shaarvi
The MUNING team at Jodhamal is dedicated towards claiming accreditations in
different national and International MUNs. The Trustee JMPS Nandan Kuthiala,
Director Ms Aarti Kuthiala and the Vice Principal Shefali Sanwal appreciated and
applauded the students and their mentors MS.Bhawna Madaan, Ms.Mubeen Butt,
Ms.Deepmala Sharma and the teacher escorts Ms.Ruby Sharma, Ms.Deepali Sharma,
Ms. Kiranjeet Kaur,Ms. Vrinda, Ms. Harjeet, Mr.Sachin,Ms.Neha,Mr.Keshav and Mr.
Raghunandan for their unprecedented efforts and hard work in bringing laurels for the
Every year JMPIANS put all their hearts and efforts efforts to compete with the students
from the best schools across all planes and were therefore appreciated by the Principal
GD Goenka public School Mr. Rajesh Rathore for their exuberant performance during
the course of their committee sessions.
The collective effort of all these delegates was crucial in making team Jodhamal the very
The exalting delegation of Jodhamal Public School participated in the annual Sanskriti School MUN in Delhi and performed exceedingly well. Jodhamal Public School was the only school from across J&K to participate in the Sanskriti School MUN, New Delhi.The delegation consisted of Shaarvi, Vipasana ,Sai Sharan ,Lakshav, Samarth, Adnan and Aadit along with two escort teachers Ms Nivedita Sharma and Mr Vishal Samrat The entire delegation exhibited eloquent oratory skills in different committees like The African Union Where the students discussed the Burundi Crises,The Cabinet of Yemen where the students deliberated upon the Yemeni Civil War , DISEC in which the students discussed the Nuclear Weapons in South Asia. The entire delegation displays high order thinking skills with special emphasis on critical thinking and problem solving potentials.
Even amongst the top notch schools like Modern School, Sriram School, Welhems and G D Goenka, the JMPians managed to showcase a remarkable performance. The entire delegation was heartily appreciated.
All the delegates absorbed an instructive exposure from the event at such a mammoth level. The Trustee, Mr. Nandan Kuthiala along with the Director, Ms. Arati kuthiala and Vice Principal Ms. Shefali Sanwal appreciated the delegation for their success and this unwavering support to the venture with the help of mentors -Mrs. Mubeen, Mrs. Bhawna Madan and Mrs. Nivedita and Mr Vishal Samrat. All in all Jodhamal stood up to its leitmotif of shaping students holistically and displaying the resolute intellect and confidence its students possess.
Silver Foxes F1 team of Jodhamal participated in the NATIONAL F-1 in school challenge
held at AMITY UNIVERSITY,NOIDA and showcased their technical skills and innovative
thinking in the competition The tem members of silver foxes are Samik J Singh(Team
manager),Samridh Sharma (Marketing manager),Saksham sagar (Grafic manager)
Rehaan Goel(Sponsership manager),Rohan Kohli(Resource manager). Silver Foxes
made a special mark throughout the journey from Regionals to Nationals. Some of the other
schools who participated in this prestigious competition were The Shri Ram,Tagore
international School, Vasant Vihar, Lotus Valley international school, Millennium, and
Lucknow Public School ,
Lotus valley, Genesis, Ambience Public School, Scottish High International School. Out of
80 participating teams 3 could make up to finals INTERNATIONAL F-1 ABUDHABI.We are
proud to announce that our team silver foxes was acknowledge in few best teams . Both
the teams were mentored by Ms Roopinder Kour and Ms Neetu Johri. Mentors thankful to
their worthy sponsors and management who had been a great support to our students.
The second team of Jodhamal School was WHEELOCITY.
Jodhamal Public School in collaboration with Time of Sports is the only STEM approved
school in J&K and North of Delhi for last two years. STEM program is an International school
based program to enhance the creative and engineering skills of students in SCIENCE,
TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING and MATHS. The STEM Program is multi-disciplinary
challenge in which teams of students aged 9 to 19 deploy CAD/CAM software to collaborate
design, analyse, manufacture test and then race miniature compressed air powered balsa
wood F-1 cars.
Jodhamal Public School makes an exquisite mark at MCGS MUN. Jodhamal is the only school
from J&K to participate in the Mayo College Girls School MUN 2019,at Ajmer. A delegation of
eleven students a comprising of Dhairya Chaudhary ,Kritnay Sharma, Prabin Singh, Arsh
Mir,Muddabir latifi, Karmanya Wahi,Jayaditya Singh,Seerat Virk ,Guhika Sachdev,Syna
Sharma,Daania Butt from Jodhamal participated in the prestigious MCGS MUN 2019 along with
delegates from institutions like The Welham Boys Dehradun, The Welham Girls Dehradun, The
Scindia School, Delhi College Indore,Mayo College Boys School Ajmer, wherein they discussed
agendas like Insurgency in Northeast India, Protection of Freedom of Expression on the
Internet, The Situation in the Sahel Region and many more topics of International concern. All
the delegates performed remarkably well in their respective committees. Karmanya Wahi a
class 9th student won special mention in UNGA where he discussed and deliberated upon the
rights of the indigenous people in the world and Prabin Singh a grade 11th student from
Jodhamal won the outstanding Researcher in the TALONIA Campaign.
Every year JMPIANS put all their concerted efforts to compete with the students from the best
schools across India and were appreciated by the Principal MCGS Ms.Kanchan Khandke for
their exuberant performance during the course of their committee sessions. The MUNING team
at Jodhamal is dedicated towards claiming accreditations in different national and international
MUNs. The Trustee JMPS Mr Nandan Kuthiala and the Vice Principal Ms.Shefali Sanwal
appreciated and applauded the students and their mentors Ms Bhawna Madan, Ms Mubeen Butt
and Mr Sukomal Ganguly for their unprecedented efforts and hard work in bringing laurels for
The 4 th edition of North Zone Vox Populi was held at Jodhamal Public School. The
Vox Populi J & K fourth season saw 15 schools of J&K compete in the
unconventional format of the Debating phenomena. Students of different schools
of Jammu participated with full vigor in big numbers to get their students an
exposure par excellence.
The debate was wonderfully conducted by the Core Committee members of
Jodhamal students comprising of Ashwin Suri, Sai Sharan, Nalin Kamal, Astitva
Langer , Sunarvi Slathia , Sia Sharma , Shagun Gupta , Medhavvi Bhatti , Osmi
Gupta , Aniran Saraf , Mahira Sharma , Karen Mahajan, Chitwani and their team
of 12 students. It was a kind of ‘by the students and for the students’ debate
including the Journalists both photo and video besides the debates in almost 20
different topics for almost 350 students drawn from 15 different schools of Jammu.
The Closing Ceremony chaired by Chief Guest Mr. Naveen Chopra, a renowned
Director who appreciated the efforts of the Founder of Vox Populi Shreyansh
Bhalotia who initiated it as a student of VIT Vellore with full dynamism. Ms. Arati
Kuthiala, Director, Mr. Nandan Kuthiala, Trustee and Ms. Shefali Sanwal, Vice
Principal gave away the Prizes to the winners of all categories. To name a few, the
Most Promising Speaker (The responsibility) went to Anmol of Jodhamal and the
Best speaker award went to Divam of KC International, Most promising speaker
(Ideology Matters) was awarded to Parisa Anjum of Heritage school and best
speaker was given to Rulay Kotwal of Jodhamal School. Most promising speaker
(DTD and Ancient times) went to Vanshika Kaul of Jodhamal and Anashka Bhat
from K.C. international and best speaker went to Mitushi of Jodhamal and Charvi
Sharma of APS Domana. Mesmerize the moment was awarded to Manan and
Syesha of G.D Goenka. Solve India Most promising speaker, went to Ayaan
Sharma of K C International and Arhan of Jodhamal got the Best Speaker. Most
promising speaker (Opinion Shastra) went to Vedant of Jammu sanskriti and best
speaker to Lavanya of Banayan International. Most Promising Parliamentarian was
awarded to Asim ul Haq of Heritage and Best parliamentarian was given to
Amandeep of Heritage. Most promising Journalist junior was given to Navaj
Kumar of Jodhamal, and Best Journalist Junior went to Eklavya Mahajan of
Jodhamal. Most Promising Photo Journalist juniors was given to Surbhi of
Jodhamal Best Photo Journalist Junior went to Mudhkin of Jodhamal. Most
Promising Photo Journalist (Sr) award went to Pavitra of Jodhamal and best Photo
Journalist (Sr) went to Guneet of Jammu Sanskriti. Most Promising Video
Journalist went to Nivan of Jammu Sanskriti and best Video Journalist award went
to Namandeep of KC International. Most Promising Speaker award (Unite for the
world) went to Vaibhav of Jodhamal Public School And Best speaker (Unite the
world went to Raza of Jodhamal. The Best delegation trophy was awarded to
Jodhamal whereas K C International won the small delegation trophy.
The teachers who did the sonorous task of judgement were Saila Bano, Deepika
Ibikule, Shalima Pargal, Bhawan Rometra, Bhawna Nagpal, Neha Sharma, Mehak
Dogra, and Saroj Kumari. The overall coordination was done by Rashi Magotra,
the senior coordinator of Jodhamal. Trustee of the school Mr. Nandan Kuthiala
appreciated the meticulous planning by the students and teachers and also thanked
Shreyansh Bhalotia, the founder president of Vox Populi for all his efforts.
Yet another Edition of VOX POPULI- The Debating Phenomenon
commenced with its 4 th season on 27 th April’ 19 amidst great zest,
vibrancy and elation.
VOX POPULI—the common man’s voice is the biggest debating
phenomenon, which has travelled to almost 25 states by now and
hosted by the most elite schools all over India like Maharani Gayatri
Devi Girls’ School, Maharana Mewar Public School,Jodhamal Public
school,Chettinad Vidyashram, Bishop Cotton Girls’ School ,La
Martiniere and Birla Modern High School.
The opening ceremony saw Mr. Vijay Bakaya (IAS), former Chief
Secretary of the state as the Chief Guest for the first day. Amongst
the management, the presiding guests were Mr. Nandan Kuthiala,
Trustee, Ms. Arati Kuthiala, Director and Ms. Shefali Sanwal, Vice
The programme embarked with the lighting of ceremonial lamp to
invoke the Divine blessings. A feeling of devotion was infused with
Ganesh Vandana presented by the students of Jmps. This entailed the
welcome speech by the Vice Principal, Ms. Shefali Sanwal.
The Architect of Vox Populi, a young and a zestful scholar, Shreyansh
Bhalotia spoke about the contemporary need of young India to be at
par with its counterparts in this evolving world. He further added that
the intellect of the generation happens to be of great speculation and
hence providing them an indulgence to voice their standpoint is
JMPS catered to about 350 participations from all the leading schools
of the state.
Mr. Vijay Bakaya, IAs spoke of Vox Populi as an art to hone up the
debating skills to develop the soft skills which will be needed when a
child lands up in a job market. He further added that this leads us to
bring out the zenith of our creative skills. He was highly appreciable
of the commendable contribution and coordination by Ms. Rashi
Magotra, Vox’s North India Coordinator and her team of teachers Ms.
Shalima Pargal, Ms. Saila Bano, Ms. Deepika Ibikule, Ms. Bhavna
Rometra, Ms. Neha Sharma, Ms. Saroj Sambyal, Ms. Bhawna Nagpal
and Ms. Mehak Dogra who did the resonant task of judgement along
with other requisites.
Child abuse is more than bruises and broken bones. A workshop on POSCO - Protection
of Children from Sexual offences 2012 was conducted by Mr. Pardeep, Project Director,
Project CACA and Dr. Keshav Sharma, Psycho-oncologist, Fortis Healthcare to create
awareness about Child Abuse for Supporting staff and teachers in the school premises
Jodhamal Public School. Physical abuse might be the most visible type of abuse but other
types of abuse such as emotional abuse, neglect, exploitation also leave deep, lasting
scars on the mind of the child. The earlier, abused children get help, the greater chance
they have to heal and break the cycle. He also gave 24 - hour child helpline number 1098.
The staff learnt about common signs of abuse, the kind of abusers and how they
intervention and care can make a huge difference in a child’s life.
Ignoring children’s needs, putting them in unsupervised, dangerous situations or making
them feel guilty add to increase in child abuse. Regardless of the type of abuse, the result
is serious and causes emotional harm on the overall development of the child. The
workshop also highlighted the role of supporting staff and teachers in educating and
training the students to face the challenges of child abuse.
Being patient, good listeners and not ignoring any behavioural or sudden academic
changes can be of great help for children and for identifying and protecting a child from
Many shocking incidents of child abuse were revealed which left a deep impact on the
minds of each. It was a wakeup call for the everyone to actively notice and reports any
such cases in future.
The staff were informed about the helpline numbers, apps and the POCSO E box which
came in handy to deal with such problems.
The Vice Principal Ms. Shefali Sanwal expressed deep concern and requested the
teachers, supporting staff, driver, and conductors to join hands to eradicate this evil from
the society so that new generation can face the society fearlessly and lead a life with great
She concluded by saying that if the teachers become an epitome of love and affection for
their students it would help the students to break the shackles of the cruel stigma.
Jodhamal Public School an imperial learning institute leaves no stone
unturned in adding new wings to the students by exposing them to new
challenges of experiential learning.
Keeping in mind its aim of producing responsible and learned citizens in
the era of 4th industrial revolution Jodhamal Public School sent a team
of five students namely Aarushi Gupta,Abhishek,Arsh Mir,Akanksha
Sharma and Shagun Gupta along with the teacher escort Ms.Mubeen
Butt to the EDU TECH SUMMIT 2018 at SUSHANT SCHOOL OF
DESIGN,ANSAL UNIVERSITY ,GURUGRAM. organised by THE
MAHATATTAV.The students got the golden oppourtunity to be a part of
the different workshops which were a great source of learning for them.
Design Thinking The creative way of solving problems and
Weaving Workshop The basics of weaving and how the
principles apply to developing algorithms
Screen Printing Workshop Using modern technology in the
form of digital recording to enhance traditional printing
Ceramic Workshop How traditional making can be enhanced
by basic robotics
Visual Communication Developing your hand drawing skills
by using pixelated imaging.
These Workshops provided the students to explore various aspects of
design thinking and also to interact with more than 200 participants
from across the country.
Amongst the other participating schools were The Mayo College Girls
School Ajmer, The Heritage Experiential Learning School
Gurugram,Mahatma Gandhi School ,Ahemdabad,Sanskriti School ,New
Delhi,DPS Greater Faridabad etc. The Principal Mr Trilok Singh Bist
appreciated the students for availing this opportunity to the best of their
potential and also ensured that many more such opportunities shall be
put forth by the school which shall enable students and their mentors in
becoming knowledgeable and competitive responsible students.
Deepti Sahni & Usha Pathania of Mahatatvva are doing a great service to
the nation by organising such Workshops in different parts of the world.
Recently Deepti was invited by the Finaland Government to introduce
her design thinking Edutech Summit for the Teachers and Head
Teachers of Finaland. Trilok Singh Bist said that Now, more than ever,
creativity and innovation have become critical skills for achieving
success and to make the kids learn more about how can they incorporate
Design Thinking at their school such workshops are very fruitful.India
has so much of the resource available but to explore it for the interest of
the future stakeholders of the country the schools have to grab such
opportunities for their students and teachers to make the education the
holistic in true sense. Bist said that Trustee Nandan Kuthiala’s
unconditional support in this respect is praise worthy and this is one of
the reason why Jodhamal is souring great heights with each passing day.
He also complimented the parents of Jodhamal Public School for being
very supportive with International Tours, Domestic Tours , MUNs,
Debates, Workshops, Sports, Games or F1 Car Challenge & in each
activity we find our parents encouraging their kids and that is what
makes a school a “Great Place to Study” as awarded to Jodhamal at the
House of Commons London at UK this year.
Preconceived perceptions of the ways of the world have always been questioned, prodded and critically analysed by the inquisitive generation. An excellent outlet to these numerous yet untapped opinions has been given to us, the youth, in the form of Model United Nations Conference since many years. An authentic simulation of the United Nations, Model United Nations Conference aims at promoting discussions on world affairs encompassing issues as diverse as international peace and security, economic cooperation and development, human rights or the protection of the environment. Students engage in fruitful deliberations over pressing global issues as diplomats of different countries, in a bid to preserve the ever so violated peace.The Mayo College Girls’ hosted the seventh session of School Model United Nations in which the students of Jodhamal Public School also participated in the Conference from the 20th of April to the 23rd of April.The Conference commenced with a grand Opening Ceremony, where Mr Utpal Chatterjee- an acclaimed journalist was the Chief Guest.
MCGSMUN’18 convened eight different committees in a bid to INITIATE, NEGOTIATE AND LIBERATE: The United Nations Security Council which had an emergency meeting on the Israel-Palestine Conflict and reassessed the need of peacekeeping forces in Cyprus, The UN Human Rights Council discussed the right to privacy in the digital age, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees discussed the protection of populations displaced by climatic changes and disasters, The Commission on the Status of Women deliberated on the issue of Women Economic Empowerment, the International Olympics Committee reviewed the Olympic Bid for the Summer Olympics, 2032 and also the selection of developing countries as Olympic host nations, the Paris Peace Conference established the terms of treaty after World War 1, the Stakeholders' Meet for the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare addressed the challenges of the National Programme for Health Care of the Elderly and the International Press Corps where delegates explored the realm of journalism by representing news agencies such as Reuters, Al- Jazeera,The Hindu etc. The committees had two days of rigorous debate where some committees did pass resolutions while some failed to reach a consensus despite having extensive debates.
With over 250 delegates attending the conference from all corners of the Indian subcontinent,like The Mayo College Boys School and The Mayo College Girls School,Shree Ram School, Delhi,The Doon School, Dehradun, Welham Boys as well as Welham Girls School, Shiv Nadar School, Noida,Pathways Noida,Ecole Global,Sanskaar Valley,Rajamata Krishna Kumari School,Jodhpur,Selaqui Dehradun and many more,Jodhamal sent its delegation that included Anahita Anand, Alina Mir, Arsh Mir, Dhairya Choudhary,Kritnay Sharma,Mian Mohd. Raza,Shaarvi Magazine, Shaurya Sangra,Vidur Kumar, Vihaan Kapoor accompanied with their Faculty adviser Ms. Bhawna Madaan and teacher escort Ms. Kiranjeet Kaur .
Even with such prominent names as schools present at the conference, Jodhamal shined bright by winning five awards in total which included, Vidur Kumar getting “The Best Researcher” for the Rural campaign and a Verbal commendation for his Human Rigths Commission Committee, Alina Mir, Mian Mohd. Raza and Dhairya Choudhary getting a Verbal commendation in their respective committees.
Every delegate’s performance was highly appreciated by their respective Chairpersons, and the overall Secratory General of the conference which was very heartening for all the participants completing this enriching experience for them.
In the recently held VoxPopuli chapter for J & K found Jodhamal Public School as the Largest Delegation with K C International School lifting the Small Delegation Trophy with a very tough competition with the wonderful delegates of KC Public School. The Final Day of the VoxPopuli J & K third season saw almost 13 schools of Jammu in a neck to neck competition for the unconventional format of the Debating phenomena.13 schools and few ex students of different schools of Jammu participated with full vigour. Heritage School, Little Flower School and G D Goenka students participated in the individual category representing their respective schools and Banyan International School, Doon International School, Model Academy, APS Domana, KC Public School, KC International School, DPS Udhampur, Jammu Sanskriti and Jodhamal participated in big numbers to get their students an exposure par excellence. One more individual delegation of 18 girls participated from Presentation Convent as individuals.
The debate was wonderfully conducted by the Core Committee members of Jodhamal students comprising of Nandani Mehta, Vasundhara ,Nipun Sharma, Vidur Kumar, Dhwani Gupta, Ananya Bhandari and their team of 14 students. It was a kind ‘of by the students and for the students’ debate including the Journalists both photo and video besides the debates in almost 20 different topics for almost 450 students drawn from 13 different schools of Jammu &Udhampur.
The first day of the VoxPopuli saw Mr. Ram Thakur the Academic Director of the KC Public School as the Key note speaker and the second day saw Mrs. Vijay Puri the Eminent Educationist and the National Awardee who gave the first keynote address in the morning session and the second session saw Dr. SubhenduSarcar the Principal of K C International School as the Final Keynote speaker and he spoke on the acceptance and rejections.
The closing ceremony was chaired by the Chief Electoral Officer of J & K Mr. ShaleenKabra (IAS) who appreciated the efforts of the Founder of VoxPopuliShreyanshBhalotia who initiated it as a student of VIT Vallore and by now it has reached to 25 states of India with full vigour. Mr. ShallenKabra gave away the Prize to the winners of all categories to name a few in the Delivering the difference Most Promising Speaker went to Satvika of Jodhamal and the Best speaker award went to Mohd. Raza of Jodhamal, in Mesmerising the Moment most promising speaker went to OjasviKoul of K C Public School & Best speaker went to HaneshRana of K C Public School, In Solve India most promising speaker was awarded to Malvika Jain of KC International and best speaker was given to IpsaKohli of APS Domana,In the responsibility most promising speaker went to DhritiKotwal of KC International and best speaker went to Adjiraj Singh Jamwal of KC Public School, SamridhiChouhan of KC International as the best speaker,In Unite the World category Avneet of Jodhamal got the Most promising speaker, AsmiAbrol of K C International got the Best Speaker and Pearl Dogra of DPS Udhampur got the special mention,In rising Intelligentia junior group Vihaan Gupta of KC Public got Most Promising speaker &Divyaveer Singh Manhas of KC Public as the Best Speaker whereas in senior category Dheeraj of APS Domana got Most promising speaker and Ridhima of KC International as best speaker,Most Promising Parliamentarian was awarded to Gungunkoul of Jodhamal and Best parliamentarian was given to Harsh Suri of KC International,Most promising Journalist junior was given to Vanshikha Thakur from Jammu Sanskriti, Most Promising Photo Journalist juniors was given to Yuvraj Singh KC Public School,Most Promising Journalist award went to Sachita Gupta of Presentation Convent and Best Journalist ward went to ShababAlam of Jodhamal, Most Promising Photo Journalist in senior category went to SaiyamSuri of Jodhamal and best Photo Journalist went to Sidhant Kapoor of Heritage School, Most Promising Video Journalist went to Aradhya Gupta of Jodhamal and best Video Journalist award went to ShubhangSethi of Jodhamal, Best Idea went to KC International team comprising of Coral Sharma, Bipasha Raina, Sanya Mahajan and Danushi Sharma. The teachers who did the vonorous task of judgement were the teachers from different participating schools comprising of Jyoti Raina, DeepikaIbikule, Gunita Kaur, Aashima Sharma, ShalimaPargal, Reema Mahajan, Shipra Gupta, NaliniRakhwal, MunmunKohli, Gaisu DushyantKohli, Sonia Sahi, Anita Koul, SyedaAasma, MahimaYadav,VijaylaxmiSlathia, MonicajeetKoul, Ekta Gupta, SarojKumari, BhawnaMadaan, ShakunKalra,Mubeen Butt, PrashmiSharma,BhawnaBhasin, Ashish Maharaj, Meghjyoti and Nirmaljeet Singh. The overall coordination was done by RashiMagotra the senior coordinator of Jodhamal. ShaleenKabra appreciated the meticulous planning by the student and also appreciated the dance teachers and students of Jodhamal who prepared a folk dance during the closing ceremony. Mr. Kabra also had one on one interaction with the Organisng committee members from Jodhamal and was amazed to see the awareness of the students on topics of varied interest. RashiMagotra proposed the vote of thanks and thanked ShreyanshBhalotia the founder president of VoxPopuli for choosing Jodhamal as the venue together with SaketBhalotia for all his behind the curtain preparations. She also thanked all school Principals for being so open minded to give their students this exposure and the students without whom it would not have been possible. Principal Trilok Singh Bist gave a personal touch to each child who entered the thresholds of Jodhamal for this competition and said it doesn’t matter which school does a child belong to since children throughout the globe are the same full of energy, enthusiasm and inquisitiveness. He wished all schools the very best and invited them all for the 4th season of VoxPopuli well in advance for the next year. Present on the occasion were Chief Guest Closing Ceremony Shaleenkabra (IAS) Chief Electoral Officer, Simrandeep Singh (IAS) Chairman SSB as chief Guest Opening Ceremony,NandanKuthiala Trustee Jodhamal, AratiKuthiala Director Jodhamal, SubhenduSarcar Principal KC International , RohiniAima Principal cum Vice Chairperson Jammu Sanskriti, T R Ramesh the Principal Banyan International, Ram Thakur Academic Director KC Public School, Vijay Puri Eminent Educationist,PoojaPanthri Vice Principal Jodhamal, RashiMagotra Coordinator Jodhamal and students and teachers from different schools.
Jodhamal Public schools becomes the only team from Jammu and Kashmir clinch the Runners up trophy in the National level of the annual CBSE Heritage India Quiz 2017-18 at Bal Bharti School, Dwarka New Delhi . The team comprising of ShivamSanoria , Anmol Gupta and BhavyaBhushan negotiated through different rounds of quizzing and emerged as the runners up leaving behind Sunbeam School Varanasi , Vidhya Ashram school from Tiruchirapalli and Apeejay School Kolkata to name a few. The students won accolades and cash prizes for becoming the first team from Jammu and Kashmir to win at this level in the seventeen years of history of CBSE Heritage India Quiz.The national level of the quiz had 30 teams from all corners of the country participating enthusiastically .EarlierJodhamal won both the city and the Regional finals of the CBSE Heritage India Quiz -2017-18 at The Amity International School Gurgaon. The quiz is regarded as one of the toughest quizzes which saw adrenaline rush among the participants which left them scratching their minds and activating their neurons to the paramount level.The Principal of the school Mr. Trilok Singh Bist and the management congratulated the team for this phenomenal success and appreciated the efforts of the team and the Mentor Mr. Sanjay Pandey for clinching the most prestigious quiz competition in the country.
In it's yet another endeavor of providing meaningful learning to both the teachers and students, Jodhamal public School gets international recognition through Generation Global-A Tony Blair Institute for Global Change. Ms. Mubeen Butt Generation Global coordinator from Jodhamal Public School participated in the conference at Taj Mann Singh Hotel, New Delhi wherein a delegation of highly acclaimed dignitaries from the US had come together to look at the strategies to promote open-mindedness, tolerance and resilience to extremism. Amongst the dignitaries from US was Ms. Farah Pandit, a diplomat entrepreneur, a foreign policy strategist and former diplomat, has been a political appointee in George H.W.Bush,GeorgeBush and Barack H. Obama administrations. The delegation also comprised of Mayor of Louisville, Mayor Greg Fischer and Mayor Tom Tait, an elected Mayor of Anaheim.Ms.Rebecca Skellet a senior programme manager at ISD spreading the Strong Cities Network was also one of the delegates.
Ms. Mubeen Butt was the only teacher invited from across India to represent J&K as she had piloted the Extremism module for Generation Global and has also helped to train through Skype about 120 government school teachers from Kashmir region about the usage of Generation global. Ms. Butt during the conference discussed the various measures taken up by the school to help students develop into companionate and kind citizens and also how the students are encouraged to discuss difficult topics like extremism, human trafficking, drug abuse, refugee crises etc. with students across the globe which helps to broaden up the vision of the students and develops in them the values of empathy and resilience.
It is a moment of great pride for Jodhamal Public School that its teachers get such a wonderful opportunity to interact with such a dignified set of delegates from the US and be a part of the global change.
Principal Trilok Singh appreciated Mubeen Butt's efforts in making the students of Jodhamal get the International Dimension to their studies by way of the Video Conferencing with students of different countries of the world. Jodhamal has already won the Gold Certificate by Face to Faith Tony Blair's initiative and were recognized as the Outstanding School at the Generation Global a Tony Blair’s Faith Foundation.
Gurgram,JODHAMAL PUBLIC SCHOOL won the outstanding Sportsmanship award in its first year of participation through its skill and talent in 'F1 in School India', an Pan India competition initiative organised by the renowned Time of sports.
Amongst elected Winnersfrom 19 categories,Genesis Global School,Amity International School,and The British International School were declared as the top in their respective categories.Over 50 schools and more than 700 students from across the country experienced the grand saga of F1in School in India National Finals 2017-18 at Ambience Mall Gurgaon in a STEM challenge run by the company Time of sports.
Amassive gathering of speed and thrill could be seen in the national finals of F1 in schools India at the Ambience Mall, located in Millennium city, NCR Delhi.
On the occasion Dr. Hanif Qureshi, (Commissioner of Faridabad) was present as the Chief Guest, and during the event he also appreciated the efforts of the children about 700 students from over 50 schools competed during the national finals of F1 Schools India, organised by Time of Sports. Two teams represented the school FUSION& 5CARBON CREW. Sparshdeep Singh, NamanChandhoke, Sarthak Malhotra, Harveer Singh and Dakshesh Sharma were the members of FUSION 5 whereas RudhrakshBhalla, AsmitSachdev, ShubhangSethi and Suvinay Jain were the members of CARBON CREW, mentored by Ms Roopinder Kaur and Ms Neetu Johri respectively. The teams were sponsored by PR Automobiles (SawrajMazada) National Garage (Jeep & Fiat),Kavery Decorations and SHI Uniforms. This was one of the world largest STEM (Science, Technology,Engineering and Mathematics) based technology challenge and requires students to design build and race a miniature F1cars. The F1in school showcase was the pit booths which was live demonstration by students and a chance for visitors to see such a wonderful display that how the F1in School India are designed,manufactured miniature cars and tested.
Children enjoyed a wonderful thrilling and excitingenvironment throughout the course of event.This competition has provided them the opportunity to present their skills on a global platform and was a great learning experience which will help them in future projects.
Principal Trilok Singh Bist& Trustee NandanKuthiala lauded the efforts of the students and their mentors for this achievement.
Maintaining its tradition of winning ,Jodhamal Students won the third edition of PEARSON QUIZCHAMPS, the annual quiz competition organized by Pearson Schools at Banyan International School.Jodhaml is the defending Champion of the quiz for the last two years. Three years in a row makes Jodhamal take pride of it’s students and teachers and their achievements.
Total 380 students were the part of the quiz composing 190 teams. Eight teams qualified for the written round which was a mix of easy and tricky questions. Out of the total 190 teams , team Jodhamal consisting of Shivansh Pandey and Vaibhav Singh scored the highest 23.5 pointsout of 25 followed by again a Jodhamal Team consisting of SamyakShirsh and RaghavKhajuria scoring 23 points. Two more teams from Jodhamal School qualified for the stage round making it a total of four out of eight teams on the stage for the final round. The other teams consisted of Arya Mahajan and SushantPadha and Burhan Rashid and Lakshav Mahajan.
In the stage round, negotiating through different rounds of questioning and answering the team comprising of SamyakShirsh and RaghavKhajuria clinched the winner’s trophy while the team comprising of Vaibhav Singh and Shivansh Pandey were adjudged the second runners up.
The winners walked away with amazon kindle worth Rs 10000 and the runners up got gift vouchers worth Rs 3000. Also the fourth & fifth position was bagged by Jodhamal Students only. This was the wonderful display of the Quizzing skills of Jodhamal Public School under the Guidance of their Quiz Master Sanjay Pandey and Mubeen Butt who intiated the Quiz Club at Jodhamal.
Principal JodhamalTrilok Singh Bist appreciated the efforts put by Sanjay Pandey the Quiz Master and felicitated the winners and participants in a special assembly today. Principal said that Quizzing develops the reasoning and logical thinking skills among the children and at Jodhamal Quizzing and MUN are the buzz words and are the way of life at Jodhamal together with the communication skills which are honed up at all stages here at Jodhamal. Winning three years in a row really speaks volumes about the interest of the little ones into this beautiful activity.
Jodhamal Public School celebrated its thirteenth Annual Day on Saturday, the 2nd December, 2017.
Sri. Chander Parkash Ganga, Hon’ Minister of Industries and commerce, J&K was the esteemed Chief Guest. Maj. Gen. Nalindra Kumar, ADG, NCC, Jammu was the guest of honour and Mr. Ishfaq Jabbar, MLA and Mr. AG Mir, Addl. DGP were the special guests.
Among the management the dignitaries present were Arati Kuthiala, Director and Pooja Panthri , Vice Principal.
The programme commenced with the lighting of the Ceremonial lamp to invoke God’s blessings. This entailed the Welcome speech by the Head Girl Manasvani Oswal.
The well synchronized Orchestra and chorus singers were blissful to the ears and transported the audience to the 60’s and 70’s. Efforts of the Choir Mentors Poonam Mahajan, Deepak Kumar, Subhash Dey and MK Sahil was applause worthy.
Mr. Nandan Kuthiala, the Trustee, spoke of the future plans of the school and emphasized about the RAI BAHADUR JODHAMAK KUTHIALA scholarship for girls studying in class 9th and 12th in Govt. Schools, affected by cross border shelling.
The Principal, Trilok Sing Bist congratulated the school stakeholders for the No. 1 Ranking of the school in the whole of J&K, By the Education World, for the third consecutive year. Mr. Bist highlighted the exceptional results of class X and XII. It is a global bench mark for Jodhamal Public school to be the first school in Jammu and Kashmir to conduct the prestigious Trinity College London exam. Jodhamal has been included in the list of Top 50 Schools of the country by Fortune Magazine and Price Water House. Nimisha Shukla of Jodhamal Public School Jammu made a mark in the International UGC Conference and was selected as India’s First Webinar Wizard.
An adaption of the timeless musical epic ‘Sound Of Music’ was directed by the noted Playwright Naveen Chopra. The songs from the Musical masterpiece struck a chord with the audience and made them go back to the melodious music of yester years.
Sri. Chander Parkash Ganga, Hon’ble Minister of Industries and Commerce stated that he was very happy to note that Jodhamal School has excellent academic results of class Tenth and Twelfth. He gave special mention to the developing Infrastructure and accentuated that Jodhamal to be the pioneer in the world of education.
A feast for the soul was the Cultural dance ‘Mahashakti’ based on the theme ‘From Darkness to Light’. The costume and make-up departments outdid themselves for the Halloween Dance and the Scottish Dance. The hard work and toil of the art and craft department, reflected vividly through the 3D movable props displayed on stage. Kathak Dance and the South Indian Dance highlighted the ethical and cultural values embedded in our social system. Sonia Mahajan, CCA Coordinator, Shruti Bakshi and Aadi Sharma were the main choreographers for the event.
Ms. Nandini Bakshi the CCA Coordinator presided over the prize giving ceremony.
The Vote of thanks was proposed by, the Head Boy Aabhas Verma. The programme was compered by the team of smart oratory experts. The programme culminated with the National Anthem.
Jodhamal Public School celebrated its thirteenth Annual Day on Friday, the 1st December, 2017.
Ms. Bharti Vaid Addl. Director, Press Information Bureau, J&K State, was the esteemed Chief Guest. Dr. Dimple Chopra Deputy Director, Health Dept. was the Guest of Honour. Mr. Vikar Rasool MLA and Mr. Firdous Tak MLC were the special guests.
Among the management the dignitaries present were Aarti Kuthiala, Director and Pooja Panthri , Vice Principal.
The programme commenced with the lighting of the Ceremonial lamp to invoke God’s blessings. This entailed the Welcome speech by the Deputy Head Girl Nimisha Shukla.
A feast for the soul was the Cultural dance ‘Maha Shakti Vandan’ based on the theme ‘From Darkness to Light’. The ethnic diversity of ‘The Diwali Dance’ enthralled the audience while the ‘Christmas Dance’ heightened the spirts of the onlookers.
An adaption of the timeless epic ‘Akbar Birbal’ was enacted to its true glory and the rhythmic verses of Qawwali left the audience mesmerized.
A splash of colours was added with the Carnival dance and the Hula –Hoop Gypsy Dance displayed the agility of the young dancers. The hard work and toil of the art and craft department, reflected vividly through the 3D movable props displayed on stage. The efforts of Nivedita Sharma, Chandra Shekhar, Amandeep Kaur and Anjali Bharti for preparing the exclusive paintings and props were applaud worthy.
Sonia Mahajan, CCA Coordinator, Shruti Bakshi and Aadi Sharma were the main choreographers for the event.
Mr. Nandan Kuthiala, the Trustee, spoke of the future plans of the school and emphasized about the RAI BAHADUR JODHAMAL KUTHIALA scholarship for girls studying in class 9th and 12th in Govt. Schools, affected by cross border shelling.
The well synchronized Orchestra and chorus singers were blissful to the ears and transported the audience to the 60’s and 70’s. Efforts of the Choir Mentors Poonam Mahajan, Deepak Kumar, Subhash Dey and MK Sahil was applause worthy.
The Principal, Trilok Sing Bist congratulated the school stakeholders for the No. 1Ranking of the school in the whole of J&K, By the Education World, for the third consecutive year. Mr. Bist highlighted the exceptional results of class X and XII. It is a global bench mark for Jodhamal Public school to be the first school in Jammu and Kashmir to conduct the prestigious Trinity College London exam. Jodhamal has been included in the list of Top 50 Schools of the country by Fortune Magazine and Price Water House.
Ms. Bharti Vaid Addl. Director , Press Information Bureau stated that she was very happy to note that Jodhamal School has excellent academic results of class Tenth and Twelfth. He gave special mention to the developing Infrastructure and accentuated that Jodhamal to be the pioneer in the world of education.
Ms. Ranju Malhotra and Urmila Kaul, Coordinators presided over the prize giving ceremony.
The Vote of thanks was proposed by the Deputy Head Boy Arya Abrol. The programme was compered by the junior team of smart oratory experts. The programme culminated with a pious shlok and the National Anthem.
Trinity is an international exam board, 125 year old, with a rich heritage of academic rigour and a positive supportive approach to assessment. Trinity board conducts exams in over 70 countries and in India, the schools like Doon school, Mayo girls, Scindia, DPS, Shriram school Delhi , Genesis Global etc. take this exam. The exams taken by the students are fully accredited in the U.K. and recognized internationally in many other countries.
It is a global bench mark for Jodhamal Public school to be the first school in Jammu and Kashmir to conduct this prestigious exam in its campus.
Around 61 teachers from classes pre nursery to class 12 were trained professionally to facilitate the students to take the international exam. These exams are specifically designed to help student progress. They inspire the learners and mark their achievement at each stage of their development and at all levels of competence.
The study strands include Speech and Drama, Individual Acting skills, Group performance, Shakespeare, communication skills, Musical theatre and Performance arts. It gives a platform to a child at international level to recognize, develop and hone up various skills which are a need of the time today. It is a platform which not only develops confidence but also get one to be recognized at the international level.
Philip Thrupp, the examiner for Trinity College London Exam for the year 2017-18 is trained at Exeter college of Art and the Hartly Hodder Studio and has taught Speech and Drama to pupils of all ages and Public Speaking to adults. He has been tutor of Voice and Speech at Wesley College, Bristol and regularly adjudicates at festivals in the British Isles, Ireland, The Channel Islands, Sri Lanka and Hong Kong.
Philip is pleased to be examining for Trinity Guildhall and in the last years has examined in Johannesburg, Sydney, Melbourne, Baltimore, India and Canada.
Trinity College London exam was conducted recently at Jodhamal Public School. It offered opportunities for everyone interested in performance at any level to develop their skills and understanding in a wide range of discipline.
The Trustee, Mr Nandan Kuthiala and the Principal, Mr Trilok Singh Bist applauded the efforts put by the students and their teachers for guiding them in a structured framework designed to encourage the progressive development of integrated performance and communication skills over time. They also added that the biggest benefit of this exam is to ease away shyness and the stage fright, fluent public speaking, stronger self-belief, smarter interpersonal skills and sharper cognitive skills.
A three day long Literary fest organized by Scholastic in collaboration with Jodhamal Public School, concludes in the Multi Purpose Hall of Jodhamal School. The Chief Guest, Mr. Phillip Thrupp from Trinity College London inaugurated the Fest and declared it open.
The welcome address was given by Ms Radhika Sharma, HOD (English) and felicitation of the guests was done by giving memento to all. CCE song was sung by Jodhamal Kids in synchronization by the choir group. The dignitaries were escorted by the Trustees, Mr Nandan Kuthiala, Arati Kuthiala, Principal, Mr Trilok Singh Bist and Vice Principal, Ms Pooja Panthri for the browsing of books available by Scholastic, a very famous publishing house.
The Chief Guest, Mr Phillip implored on the need that to surf and read books as knowledge matters, but not in vacuum. It has to be connected with enquiry and problem solving, fluency with critical thinking that’s what will matter. Mr Phillip also spoke to the students about the importance of reading and developing a capacity and taste for reading, as it gives access to do whatever has already been discovered by others.
There was a story telling session by renowned story teller Mrs. Simi Srivastav, of international repute. On day one of this literary extravaganza. A heavy in pour of students from all across the Jammu city was seen as they could not get enough of Mrs. Simi’s iconic story telling.
On day two, eminent cartoonist Mr Ajit Narayan of international fame did sessions with students and suggested that cartooning is not just a medium for recreation and amusement, it is a depiction and a mirror reflection of non-trivial and sensitive issues in our society. The teaching faculty also had the golden opportunity to have a one on one interaction with Mr. Ajit Narayan and benefit from his experience. Students of different schools cartooning sessions and enjoyed surfing of all genres of books under the one roof.
The initiative taken by Jodhamal Public School, for inculcating reading habits amongst the children was appreciated by one and all and added to the legacy of Jodhamal Public School by successfully concluding yet another glorious seasons of Litfest-2017.
Jodhamal Public School is all set to host Jammu Literary Festival-2017 on 27th , 28th and 29thOct 2017. The festival is being organized by the Scholastic in collaboration with Jodhamal Public School, with a vision of “Putting a Book in Every Child’s Hand” and to promoting reading practices among children.
This was disclosed by the Principal, MrTrilok Singh Bist, today during a Press Conference in Jodhamal Public School. He stated that this festival will focus on adding 10 minutes a day to a child’s reading, be it a newspaper, magazine or the novels. The festival will try and create new young writers of 21st Century.
The festival will be inaugurated by Prof. Phillipe from Trinity College London UK on 27th Oct 2017 at 9.00am and many famous personalities will also be present at this auspicious occasion.
This three day long, multi-faceted Jammu Literary Festival-2017 has several stimulating components designed to give parents and the students an enriching experience, with a great blend of literature, culture, art and heritage. HOD English, Ms Radhika Sharma said that this literary festival will give a greater exposure to the Jammu Kids and we will be able to generate interest among future of our country for reading and writing.
During this festival, there will be a Cartooning Sessions by famous Cartoonist MrAjit Narayan and Story Telling Session by renowned story teller Mrs Simi Srivastava. In addition there will be a children’s book fest crammed with activities, stories and study skills. The Scholastic has tried their best to create a unique event for parents to attend with their children.
The Principal said that all the CBSE School from Jammu, Akhnoor, Nagrota and Samba are participating actively in this Festival. Also, all the parents have been invited and are expected to visit this festival on 29thOct 2017, which is open day for all.
Present on this occasion were Trustees Jodhamal School, Mr Nandan Kuthiala & Mrs Arati Kuthiala, Vice Principal MrsPooja Panthri, Administrative Officer, Mr BB Sharma and Coordinator MrsRanju Malhotra.
Jodhamal juniors celebrated Grandparent’s Day with great zeal on to showcase love, affection and gratitude towards elders. All Parents were left amazed by scintillating performances put up by tiny tots one after other.
Mrs. Sushma Chauhan, Director, Urban local bodies Jammu was the esteem Chief Guest for the day. Chief Guest Director Sushma Chauhan spoke in her address that this kind of value based education is a must not only at school level but right from the home and having Grandparents with children filters the values even without being noticed. Values like patience, honesty and commitment can only be instilled by setting up an example according to her. The programme started with lightening of the auspicious lamp by Chief Guest, Principal & Trustees. The programme kickstarted with Ganesh Vandana, which was much appreciated and all power of positivity, the item presented by the little kids was a real foot tapping number, followed by party song. Each item was one better than other. Salsa, Hanuman Chalisa on Casio brought about a mystical feel bringing everybody closer to each other as many items such as Ramp walk, Couple dance and Games were put up for the enthusiastic parents. The JMPians made them sway and enter their world of fun and frolic , thus making the Grand Parents day a huge success. Minister for Industries & commerce Mr. Chandra Prakash Ganga also graced the occasion as a very special Guest and addressed the gathering and appreciated Jodhamal for instilling the values among the tiny little kids and said that if all schools imbinbe the values of loving and caring for the grandparents there will be no old age homes in the future. He also appreciated the hard work put in by the teachers in training the the little toddlers.
All Grand parents were highly satisfied and were happy to see Jodhamal imparting values amongst Gen Next with a fun filled plethora of activities. Vote of thanks was given Vice Principal Mrs. Pooja Panthri. Principal Mr. Trilok Singh Bist gave special kudos to CCA coordinator Mrs. Nandinibakshi, Soniya Mahajan and Pre Primary Area Coordinator Mrs. NeetuJohri for overall mentoring and meticulous planning of complete show. He also appreciated the teachers from pre primary section , Dolly Chandhoke, Amita Charak, Garima Pandit, Veerta Jolly, Gagandeep Kour, Priyanka Verma, Kiran Sen, Charu Balgotra, Manvinder Kour, Shruti Bakshi , Aadi Sharma and Kuldeep the casio teacher. Grandparents enjoyed all games organized for them together with the Grandparent’s Ramp Walk & Couple Dance . It was a real treat to eyes to see the Grandparents enjoy the Programme specially designed for them to ecstacy. Arati Kuthiala the Director of the school appreciated the efforts of all concerned and thanked the parents and grandparents for making it so successful by their graceful presence.
Nimisha Shukla of Jodhamal Public School Jammu made a mark in the International UGC Conference held at Sahara Star Hotel Mumbai where she was a part of the Youth Ministry comprising of 7 students Pan India . Nimisha was shortlisted out of lakhs of students across India to be a part of the Youth Conference as the selection procedure was rigorous with written rounds and multiple skype sessions and telephonic interview rounds. It was a privilege for Jammu to have one of their student in this International Conference in the Youth Ministry to be a member of the penal discussion on “Should Schools introduce the internships and make it mandatory in the school curriculum?. Nimisha was against the topic as she felt that internship is important for the students to gain confidence but at the same time it cannot be introduced in to the curriculum as the students are already burdened with the Academic and Co Curricular Curriculum in most of the schools and they will find it difficult to do the intern if it is made mandatory. However if it is optional the students who can travel extra miles during the vacations can go in for it. 7 youth ministry members who were selected for this were from elite schools of India and each one was representing a different state and different Board. All students did very well and the Youth Ministry was judged by the panel who declared Nimisha Shukla at the second position and she was awarded by Prof. V. Ramgopal Rao the Director of IIT New Delhi. Nimisha is very happy since she was felicitated in the school assembly by Principal Trilok Singh Bist & Trustee Nandan Kuthiala . All wished her for a better future and better board result since she has the acumen like many others at Jodhamal to be the CBSE Topper this year.
A science experiment conducted by the students of class 4 showing the expansion and contraction of the lungs while inhaling ad exhaling air. The teachers namely Ms Bhupinder Kour, Ms Poonam Sarmal and Shweta Bakshi sensitized the students with the simple process by making the students practise their hands on the experiment which was a part of their holidays' homework.
Univariety is an online Career Council portal which is Singapore Based and was launched today at Jodhamal Public School. Ms. Stuti and Ms. DivyaAbrol from Hyderabad & New Delhi came to launch the Univariety portal at Jodhamal today. Anjali Mahajan the Jodhamal Coordinator for this Online Portal called Univariety told here today that the Portal is launched with the Profile Creation of all students from Grade IX to XII. DivyaAbroal from Univariety worked with class IX & X today on the profile creation and created the profile of each student online so that the students can chat with the Univariety Counsellors online and get the information on all careers and colleges and universities . On the other hand in the OAT Stuti from Hyderabad took the Orientation Programme for the student of Grade IX to XII in four different slots. After Orientation the Profile Creation was going on simultaneously for all classes. Univariety guides the students in Research i.e. searching of the top colleges and information of the Universities and then making of Ideal College List. After this the counsellors from Univariety help the students in bringing clarity to their selections via webinars, career workshops. Psychometric Tests and Stream Selector Tests. This way the students are helped in shortlisting the Country Preference for higher studies, Course Preference, Competitive Tests, shortlist review and recommendations. Univariety also helps the students in Profile building University Connects and Interactions. It also helps in supporting the students in getting the key dates, application support, scholarships and outplacement Analysis.
Principal Trilok Singh Bist told that the Univariety Portal is only available at the moment in India with very few elite schools and Jodhamal Joins hands in providing the students the information just with a click of a mouse in this digital age. Univariety is a Singapore based Online Career Guidance Portal which is going to help Jodhamal students bountifully to make a better choice in life. Principal thanked NandanKuthiala the Trustee of the school for being a support in all his endeavours to give the students the benefits which are at par with the best schools of the country. “Very soon we would be happy to see other schools also join this online Career Guidance portal” said the Principal of Jodhamal .He also informed that tomorrow the Orientation for the parents of Grade IX to XII is planned in four different slots, so that they also know as to what is the Univariety Online Portal and how can it help their kids make better choice in life to be successful.
Jodhamal Public School got accredited with another International dimension in its curriculum. The school has been able to provide yet another opportunity to its students at International level. Schools likeDoon, Mayoboys and Mayo girls, Shri Ram, Genesis Global, Pathways etc are few school in North India accredited with Trinity College London examination.To bring its students at an International level, Jodhamal Public School is working hand in hand with the Trinity College London to provide ample opportunities to the school for the holistic development of its students.
Continues sessions with the trainers of Trinity College Londonhave been held in the school campus to train the teachers of Jodhamal for the Exam. One such interactive session with the parents and students enrolled for Trinity examination was held at the school campus on 13th May. On a request from parents, a session was planned to meet the queries regarding the Trinity College London Examination to be held in the school in the month of October.
Trinity College London is a leading International Examination board since 1877, with centers over 60 countries. The certificates are recognized internationally. Jodhamal Public School is the only school in the state to conduct this exam, which will be conducted by a Trinity College London appointed International Examiner.
Ms Ritika Ratna, a senior member of Trinity College London’s Teacher Support Group was the resource person for the day.Her curriculum is in English language,conversation,reading,recitation and acting besides spoken English and Creative writing who came all the way from Gurgaon to meet the expectations of the parents. A highly interactive session with the parents left them meet the standards and expectations that are stimulating, challenging and educative. The parents were assured of their children preparing for this International Exam to gain a lot of confidence, presentation and communication skills-which will enhance their overall personality. The parents were also rest assured of the well trained teachers of Jodhamal Public School by the trainers of Trinity College London to train the students for the upcoming Examination. However, the trainers will continue to work closely with the teachers and students over next few months to make them take this exam very successfully in the month of October.
After the session with the parents ,yet another workshop was held with the trained teachers of JMPS further training them with the upcoming syllabus. keeping in mind the future perspectiveof the child, the trustee Mr NandanKuthialaaddressed the audience focusing on the importance of the exam worldwide.
The principal Mr Trilok Singh Bist, stressed upon the Life Skills that a child will develop after appearing for Trinity Exam which the students require to face the challenges of the 21st century and also assured the parents about the equipped and trained teachers of JMPS who would successfully hold their hands to train the students for the Trinity exam. The Trinity College London co ordinator, Ms Ranju Malhotra,thanked Ms Ritika for giving a clearer and a brighter picture of the exam thus meeting the queries of the parents. She also appealed to let the trio of parent-student and teacher be strong enough to guide them throughout, as this exam could prove to be a passport to their brighter future.
Jodhamal Public School & Vox Populi Jammu and Kashmir Chapter saw the two days celebration of opinions at Jodhamal Public School. More than 10 Schools of Jammu & Kashmir came together to be part of Vox Populi-The Debating Phenomenon. A debate with a difference, a debate where important speeches were given by the delegates with around 15 topics on which the opinions were given by the students of different schools.
Vox-Populi means people’s voice or common man’s voice and it saw the festival of opinions for all participants. 28th and 29th April will be remembered by Jammu for the Vox-Populi. The first day at the opening ceremony we had Director Education, Ms. Bablia Rakwal as the Chief Guest, Mrs VijyaPuri, an eminent educationist and founder secretary of Jammu Sahodaya as presiding Officer, Mrs Nirmal Mahna and Mr Pramod Srivastava, the Principal from DPS, Rajbagh and Model Academy respectively as the Guest of Honour.
Inaugural ceremony witnessed a wonderfully choreographed Kathak Dance by Jodhamal kids. Director Education in her speech appreciated the effect of the school to bring all students of J&K at one platform to voice their opinion. She wished the Vox-Populi a great success.
Mrs. VijyaPuri in her key note address inspired all present to do the best efforts and leave rest to God. She also focussed on communication skills as the most important skill which one needs to excel in life. Niraml Mahna the General Secretary of Jammu Sahodaya and Pramod Srivastava the Former Treasurer of Jammu Sahodaya also inspired the kids.
There were fifteen rooms allotted to different delegates to speak on the topics given and debate on the same along with Youth Parliament.First day the the two key note speakers were Vijay Puri and Vickrant Mahajan of Super Positivity Movement who had been very instrumental in making the sessions so very interesting that the kids were fully engrossed in the speech. Trilok Singh Bist also was a Key Note Speaker on the first day who took the topic Social Media and the advantages and the disadvantages of the same and asked the students to be extra careful while communicating on the social media and also asked them to be using the social media for constructive purpose and not to use it as a cyber bullying tool or for spreading the rumours.
The second day saw Naveen Chopra as the first keynote speaker who really mesmerised each one present and all got glued to their seats and he made it very clear that a speaker who has to ask people to get quite needs to bring intonations and the modulations in the voice to catch the attention of the audience. Second keynote speaker of the day Rajesh Rathore the Principal of G D Goenka who also lured the students by his pep talk with the students on how to make a better leader. He said that one needs to be voracious in whatever one does to be a Leader par excellence and for that reading is the most important ingredient. The cherry on the cake was the presence and interaction of Pushpa Chawla the renowned Principal of Jammu City who is considered as a stalwart in the education circles of Jammu. She also loved the concept of Vox Populi and encouraged the students to be more expressive. On the Closing ceremony the Chief Guest IG Rajesh Kumar graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and was happy to see this unconventional debate where no child had to write and hen mug up the debate and then deliver. In this Vox Populi format each child was spontaneous and can rise above the others by being original. Rajesh Rathore, Vivek Arora and Naveen Chopra were the Guest of Honour at the Closing ceremony with Nandan Kuthiala as the Presiding Officer. IG Rajesh Kumar Gave away the Prizes and blessed the students with his words of wisdom and Jodhamal won the Best Delegation Award and G D Goenka won the Best Small Delegation Award. Manasvini Oswal and Kshitij Sethi were the Overall Best Debators of Vox Populi 2017-18. The programme came to a close with the closing speech of Shreyansh Bhalotia the President and Founder of Vox Populi. Principal Trilok Singh Bist thanked all the Principals of different schools for sending their teams for honing up the talents of the budding speakers and making it sure that the future generation can voice their opinion with confidence whenever there is a need. The best part of the Vox Populi was this was conducted by Head Boy Aabhas Verma and Head Girl Manasvini Oswal in sync with the Overall Prefect Council of Jodhamal Public School and the kids proved that they could make a difference by organising this event under the able supervision of the Organising Secretary Radhika Sharma the HOD English of Jodhamal.
Jodhamal Public School Team brought laurels for the School and State in the 5th International Youth Conference at Welham Boys School, Dehradun. Under the aegis of TAP every year the International Youth Conference is Organised on the Earth Day either at The Doon School or the Welham Boys on alternate years. It is a privilege that Jodhamal always gets the invitation for this Conference. Last year also Jodhamal won the Best Presentation and this Year they won the Best Team Work Award for their presentation on Electrostatic Precipitator to filter the smoke coming out of the chimneys of the Brick Kilns. Welham Boys witnessed the Fifth Youth Conference - " Man and Earth" on the occasion of Earth Day and there were almost 55 Elite Schools from all over India who participated and Team Jodhamalmesmerised everyone with the Team Work on saving the Environment and they worked closely over the last two years with the brick Kilns in the neighborhood area and had been making them aware of the harmful effects of the Smoke that comes out of the chimneys and how hazardous it is to not to use the precipitators to purify the smoke emitting out of these kilns.. ManaswiniOsawal, Arya Abrol and AabhasVerma all had prepared the model of a Precipitator and had been using it with the brick kilns and they could feel the impact of it as it also worked on the pattern of plants where they take the carbon dioxide and emit out the oxygen to purify the air.... They had shown the presentation and spoke on their project in front of the audience and they were highly appreciated for the Confidence, Oratory skills and of course for the wonderful work done by them to safe guard our Planet earth on the occasion of this Earth Day... They were helped by their teachers Ms. Roopinder Kaur and Ms. Mubeen Butt who are the Mentors in true sense...During the course of two years these students have been doing the survey and working on the Electrostatic Precipitator started by ShababAlam and VinamalinVerma of Grade IX who are now in grade XI and under the guidance of RoopinderKour these kids have been bringing out innovative ideas on the floor and working on it. Principal Jodhamal appreciated the Participants AabhasVerma, ManaswiniOswal and Arya Abrol for the wonderful presentation and team work and also appreciated the contribution of their teachers and ShababAlam&VinamalinVerma’s in making this Project a project worth putting at the IPSC Stage and getting accolades.NandanKuthiala the Trustee of the school congratulated the Team for clinching the coved trophy and said that it will definitely pave way for the other schools to travel an extra mile and cross the boundaries of the city and unfurl the flag of success far and wide and bring the Laurrels for the State.