- Scratch Software:
On Thursday 15th March 2017, 20 students selected from Stds. 2 to 6 attended a session on Scratch Software conducted by Mr. Chirag Arya and his team of three teachers. The students were given a hands-on experience on making a very simple game using the software. The session was thoroughly enjoyed by the students.
- Hospitality Aptitude Test:
On Friday 17th March 2017, representatives of Switzer Hospitality Education conducted a Hospitality Aptitude test for the students of Std. 11 of the ISC section. The test was conducted to determine whether the students had the required aptitude to fit into the Hospitality industry which includes Hotel and Resort Management, Sports and Event Management, Tourism and Destination Management, Luxury Brand Management, Restaurant Management and Culinary and Baking Arts.
- Guest Lecture
On Friday 10th March, the Std 11 students of Economics and Political Science attended a lecture on BREXIT conducted by Dr Julia Baker, Coordinator and Teacher from the Bishop Grosseteste University, UK. She was accompanied by Mr. Roman Reda, who specializes in International Relations, Political Economy and World History. The one hour talk highlighted the current economic and social conditions in the UK , the impact of Article 50 and Prime Minister May’s stand on this article. The session was interactive and informative and well-received by our students.
- Furtados School Of Music had a piano and guitar recital by its students from Stds. 1 - 7 for their parents in the month of February. Students from Stds 1 to 4 presented a piano recital, playing a variety of fun songs in groups as well as solo. Students of Stds. 5 - 7 presented a piano and guitar recital playing what they have learnt during the year.
- Extra-Curricular Activities
186 students of Artistic Gymnastics, Karate, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Bharat Natyam and All For Kids performed for their parents on Saturday, 4th March 2017.
The parents appreciated this opportunity and cheered the participants enthusiastically.
- Pomegranate Creative Writing Workshop
On Tuesday, 28th February 2017 'Creative Figments', an anthology of literary works by students of the Pomegranate Creative Writing Programme was released by author Ms. Chatura Rao in the Gamaliel Hall. Ms. Rao answered questions on the writing process, elements of characterization, setting and narrative voice. A few students also read from their own works from the anthology. Ms Rao observed that the students' deep engagement with writing was clearly evident in the technical questions that they posed to her. Students of Stds. 6-8 of the Pomegranate Creative Writing Programme were simply thrilled to see a published collection of their own work!
- Achievement in ASSET Examination
The following students have been awarded Certificate of Outstanding Performance for the ASSET Test held in 2016-2017:
Vivaan Bhatia [4A] - Mathematics
Aditya Srikanth [5C] - Mathematics
Aryaa Rojekar [6C] - Mathematics and Science
Malvika Murukumbi [6C] - Mathematics
Shaurya Goyal [6A] - Mathematics
Ananya Vyapak [8A] - Science
- Scottish Alumni Lunch 2017
Saturday, 18th February 2017, saw many enthusiastic Scottishites gather at their Alma Mater to mark the 170th Founders' Day Celebrations at Bombay Scottish School, Mahim.
The reunion was marked by nostalgia and an over whelming sense of pride and gratitude for what this institution has given to each one of her students.
The joy of meeting classmates and teachers and reminiscing about the numerous activities that make School-life so special, was truly the highlight of this event.
- Founders' Day Celebration
Our 170th Founders' Day was celebrated on Friday, 17th February 2017. The Guest of Honour was Mr. Kaushal Sampat, President and Managing Director - Dun and Bradstreet Information Services Pvt. Ltd. (alumnus of the 1987 batch). The Prayer Service was led by Rev Susheel Sumitra. This was followed by Mr. Sampat's address.
While reminiscing about his School days, Kaushal told students that honesty, hard work and fair play were some of the values this School taught him. Friendly matches in football, basketball and throwball were played between ex-students and current students.
The spectacular dance performances by the winning Yellow House enthralled the audience. The address by Mrs Hirjee, President of the Bombay Scottish Alumni was followed by the Prize Distribution of 'Nritya' the Inter-House Dance Competition. The highlight of the 170th Founders' Day was having in our midst a proud descendant Mr. Roman Reda a proud descendant of Sir Richard Temple who had inaugurated our Heritage Block.
The Vote of Thanks by Vice-President of the Alumni Association, Mr. Satish Murarka, was followed by a scrumptious lunch hosted by the students of the batch of 1987.
- World Read Aloud Day
World Read Aloud Day (WRAD) Thursday, 16th February 2017, created quite a buzz around reading at Bombay Scottish School, Mahim. In the month of February, The Pomegranate Workshop ran a WRAD challenge where each student from Stds. 3 to 8 was encouraged to read aloud their favourite stories to as many people as possible. The students came back with exciting reports on how their reading aloud went! Finally on 16th February, Pomegranate students of Stds. 3, 4 and 5 gathered with their parents for a morning of reading aloud in the Gamaliel Hall. Voice warms-ups, parents reading-aloud, facilitators reading-aloud and exciting clues to unlock each segment of the story were all part of the excitement around reading aloud as the Gamaliel hall resonated with the sound of stories and the thrilled responses of the students.
- Mission week
Monday, 6th to Friday, 10th February 2017 Students from Stds. 1 to 9 and 11 participated in an interactive and enjoyable School Mission Week, a value based educational programme, organized by the Scripture Union which is an International Organization working among children in 132 countries, including India.
- ICSE Valedictory Function 2017
The Valedictory and Farewell Function for the outgoing ICSE batch 2017 was held on Friday, 27th January 2017. The solemn lamp lighting ceremony was followed by a very meaningful prayer service which concluded with the Principal's message.
Our Valedictorians Aruja Khanna [10C], Pratham Tahiliani [10C] and Farishta Anjirbag [10A] spoke of their experiences at School and urged their classmates to attend to every task with passion.
The Lad and Lass Pageant had the audience rooting for their favourites.Eeshan Ketkar [10C] and Sarah Arora [10E] were crowned B.S.S. Lad and Lass 2017 respectively
The dance session and dinner that followed was enjoyed by one and all with great enthusiasm.
The function concluded with the distribution of Mementos and the Vote of Thanks by our outgoing School Vice-Captain Rhea Sundaresan [10D].
- Republic Day Celebration 2017
Republic Day was celebrated with solemnity and grandeur at Bombay Scottish School, Mahim.
The 'Tricolour' was hoisted on the School premises by the Principal.
The students of Stds. 7 and 8 presented a meaningful and colourful entertainment programme on 'India - an Asset to the Universe'.
- Valedictory Function ISC Batch 2017
The Valedictory and Farewell Function for the students of the ISC Batch 2017 was held on Friday, 20th January 2017.
The function began with the traditional Lamp Lighting Ceremony, Prayer Service and valuable words of advice from the Principal.
The three Valedictorians, Udyaaksh Khera [12B] of the Science Stream, Malavika Nerurkar [12C] of the Commerce Stream and Tisha Virani [12A] of the Humanities Stream regaled their Teachers and fellow students with humorous, witty and thought-provoking speeches. The teachers in turn put up a touching presentation showing what they felt was most special about each student. Interesting games were played and students also danced to their favourite numbers. The evening concluded with a lavish dinner.
- Change of Guard
The Change of Guard Ceremony, a solemn occasion to mark the hand-over of charge from the outgoing School Captain Neha Mathur [12C] to the incoming School Captain Aarushi Zarthoshtimanesh [11A] was conducted on Thursday, 19th January 2017. There were speeches by the the outgoing and incoming School Captains. School Vice Captains-elect are Aditi Nazre [11A], Ira Gore [9D] and Neomi Jerry [9A] .
- Singing Competition[Stds. 5-8]
It is said, 'Music is Life' and on Wednesday, 18th January 2017 students of Stds. 5 to 8 brought this saying alive through a vibrant morning of singing. The morning began with an exhilarating start where the students of Stds. 5 and 6 of the Blue, Green, Red and Yellow Houses melodiously sang the songs, 'Better When I Am Dancing', 'I am a Believer', 'We Rock' and 'Be our Guest'. The Yellow House was the eventual winner.
This was followed by the four Houses of Stds. 7 and 8, who sang the songs; 'Larger than Life', 'Wake me Up', 'History' and 'Time of Your Life'. Green House emerged as the Overall Winner. It was indeed 'chicken soup for the soul'.
- The Annual Concert 2016 held on 14th, 15th and 16th December 2016, was a resounding success with foot tapping music and scintillating performances by students from Stds. 1 to 12. The resplendent backdrop , designed by our Art Masters summed up the theme of the Concert. This year our students rejoiced in the beauty of our country India, as they journeyed from state to state, rich in tradition, folklore and music.
- Constitution Day
The 67th Constitution Day of India, traditionally celebrated on 6th November every year, was commemorated at School on Monday, 28th November 2016. The significance of the Constitution and the Duties of the citizens of India were emphasized during a special assembly led by the members of the Citizenship Club.
The Pledge was solemnly taken by all students from Stds. 1 to 12, the significance of which was brought out during the History class, by their respective Teachers.
The students of Stds. 6 to 9 answered a Quiz which was more a self-realization exercise with respect to their duties towards their country.
- ELT Workshop
Macmillan organized a workshop on the teaching of English Language which was conducted by Ms. Hilda Peacock on 25th November 2016, at City Point Hotel, Dadar. Staff member Ms. R. Alva attended this workshop, which was interesting and enlightening.
- Inter-House Debate
The much awaited Inter-House Debate was held on Friday, 18th November 2016. The four Houses battled verbally on the topic 'Robotics will Replace Humans in Future Industrial Jobs' The three judges were Ms. Rohini Salian, a Public Prosecutor, Mr. Yashvardhan Momya, a High Court Advocate and Professor Sydney Prabhu, a Management Trainer.
Rushabh Kapasi [12B] - Yellow House
Runner- Up Best Speaker
Sanjana Gupta [12C] - Blue House
Winning House - Yellow House
- The Scottish Cup 2016
The Scottish Cup - an Intra-School Sports event was initiated in 2015 by the PTA of the Bombay Scottish Schools at Mahim and Powai. In this event sportspersons from Mahim and Powai compete with each other for laurels in various sport events.
We are proud to announce that Bombay Scottish School, Mahim won the Scottish Cup 2016 winning all matches played in Football, Basketball, Cricket, Chess and Table-Tennis. However Bombay Scottish School, Powai won all the matches in Lawn Tennis. Certificates were awarded to each participant.
On 15th October 2016, Brainstorm - a youth innovation forum was conducted by the students of Std. 12. Seven speakers ranging from the age of 7 to 26 years were invited to talk about achievements ranging from entrepreneurship to social work to music. There was also a panel discussion conducted amongst the seven speakers, providing the audience with a glimpse into the minds of the speakers and leaving them cerebrally stimulated and enriched with the brilliance of these young achievers.
In our constant endeavour to educate and sensitize our children, Bombay Scottish School, Mahim invited the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) which functions under the aegis of the Department of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Government of India to conduct an awareness programme on Management of Domestic Solid Waste for our 10th graders. The programme was informative, enriching and fun as it also consisted of a slogan writing competition which the students enjoyed tremendously. Their infectious enthusiasm, catch slogans impressed the BIS Team who assured us that never before did they have such a tough time choosing a winner!
- Children's Day Celebration at Scottish, Mahim
On Tuesday 15th November 2016, Children's Day was celebrated with palpable excitement in the Jr.KG classes. Students were dressed in shorts, T-shirts, a jaunty cap and BIG smiles!
Jr KG children visited the R.H. Dhonde Park opposite the School, accompanied by their teachers and helpers. The nature walk was exciting as children learnt firsthand how plants grow and were encouraged to plant trees and shrubs wherever they could, near their home. Environmental awareness was encouraged as the Sea Link, Hinduja Hospital, our School and the Arabian Sea were discussed.
After the nature walk, the students sat in the Skating Rink area to enjoy a Nature drawing session, followed by singing and playing. Upon returning back to School, the students had a plant growing session in their class and now they wait for the plant to grow! Truly, an enriching and nature friendly Children's Day!
Children's Day was celebrated with enthusiasm in the Sr.KG classes. Students were dressed in shorts, T-shirts, a jaunty cap and BIG smiles! They visited the Geego Bakery adjacent to the School. Awestruck, they saw the flour being mixed to make yummy breads, cakes and cookies. The giant oven rolling and filled with breads had them spellbound which was followed by a lesson in cutting, packing and labelling of the baked goods for the shop. The cherry on the cake was the tasting session of delectable cookies. All in all, a yummylicious Children's Day !
Students of Std. 1 celebrated Children's Day by making a visit to the Shivaji Park Fire Station. A mock fire drill was conducted specially for them. The children were excited the firemen at work. They were taught to to call 101 in case of fire. It was a wonderful learning experience for our 1st graders.
Students of Std. 2 paid a visit to the Mahim Post Office. Ready with their postcards in hand, our 2nd graders walked to the Mahim Post Office, dropped their postcards into the postbox after which they visited the office to see how letters are sorted, stamped and handed over to the postman for delivery. The visit was truly enriching and educational. The children came back with fond memories and are now eagerly awaiting the arrival of the postman at their homes.
To celebrate Children's Day the students of Stds. 3 to 6 were taken to The Great Golden Circus at Bandra Reclamation. Children enjoyed themselves watching the trapeze artists, gymnasts, clowns and animals. The highlight of the show was the cricket match between two elephants representing India and Pakistan.
Students of Stds 7 & 8 had a day of fun and frolic to celebrate Children's Day at school on Tuesday. To the students' surprise and delight, the Teachers of Stds 7 & 8 put up a short skit on stage, in which the Teachers turned students and had the audience rolling in laughter with their antics. At the same time, the various acts conveyed messages of world peace, anti-bullying and symbolism of Children's Day. This was followed by an amazing performance on the drums by a trio of ex-students and brilliant musicians, Gino Banks, Hamza Kazi and Jai Row Kavi, that the students enjoyed thoroughly. Free play was the highlight of the day as the students indulged in some wholesome outdoor fun, playing games like 'tug of war' ,'dog in the bone', 'dodge ball' and 'kho kho'. They were joined by their Teachers who played with equal alacrity. In all, it was a day well celebrated and well enjoyed.
- Std. 9 SUPW Trip
The students of Std 9B, 9C and 9D visited Chinchmal and Ambewadi and thus had a wonderful opportunity to immerse themselves in rural life and empathize with the hardships faced by villagers in our state.
Over the few hours they spent with the villagers, they conducted various activities like teaching the children, playing with them, conversing with the elderly, working with the women and, entertaining as well as educating them with a street play. They even cooked a meal of vegetable pulav that the village children enjoyed.
It is not only the villagers who stood to gain from this experience but our 9th graders learnt how the majority of our citizens live and I am sure they returned with a keen appreciation of how truly blessed they are.
- Traditional Day was celebrated by the KG Section on Friday, 21st October 2016. The students were dressed in traditional Indian wear. The little girls outshone the boys in their colourful attire , bangles and 'bindis'. A beautiful rangoli was made by the KG Teachers in the Gamaliel Hall. A video clip on the significance of the festival of Diwali was shown to the children. The KG children have been asked to be ambassadors of a NOISELESS and POLLUTION free Diwali this year.
The song and dance session was enjoyed by children and adults alike.
- SUPW Trip Stds. 11 & 12
The students of the ISC section have gone on an SUPW trip from Thursday, 20th to Friday, 21st October 2016 to Govardhan Eco Village, Palghar and Saguna Baug, Raigad District.
The objective of this trip is to inculcate a positive attitude in our students towards co-operative work with the wider community so as to help them apply their classroom knowledge to nation-building activities.
The students also spent time at 'Probably Paradise' a shelter for abandoned animals. They participated in dragnet fishing, farming, milking cows, making bricks and also visited a school for tribal children, where they distributed stationery.
The students spent two fruitful days in rural immersion, learning team-spirit through meaningful activities.
- SUPW Trip Std. 9
115 students of Std. 9A, E and F along with four staff members went on a day's trip to Dharni and Dharnichiwadi at Karjat on 21st October 2016. The students will be engaged in Community Service at these two villages where they will continue the projects initiated last year by the students of Stds. 9 and 10 and also introduce new ones.
Their activities entail making sandwiches for the village children, teaching young ones, resource mapping, performing street plays with a social theme to create awareness, making a seasonal calendar, planting tree saplings and conducting a baseline survey.
We are sure the students will return fulfilled and moved by this experience
- The 16th National Cyber Olympiad
16th National Cyber Olympiad was conducted successfully in School, on Thursday, 20th October 2016. 222 students from Stds. 3 to 10 appeared for the same.
- Awareness Programme on Green Schools
On Saturday 8th October 2016, two teachers and two students of the ISC Section attended the 14th Edition of the IGBC Green Building Congress.
The panelists were Ms. Bahar Dutt, an environmental journalist, Mr. Rakesh Sharma, the first Indian Cosmonaut and Mr. Felix Darwin, the great grandson of Charles Darwin.
The focus of this Congress was to highlight the importance of Green Schools and how every student should play a catalytic role in accelerating the Green Movement in the country.
The multidimensional brainstorming session between the audience, comprising primarily of students, teachers and panelists marked the end of a very informative and thought provoking day.
Everyone who attended this conference went home convinced that each of us must change our lifestyle to save this planet.
- Leadership Series 2016
Ms. Ashwini Kapileshwari, from the world of finance, conducted an interactive workshop on Non-verbal Communication for the students of Std. 11 on Friday, 30th September 2016. She emphasised the importance of body language in all situations, ranging from everyday interactions to business interviews. With engaging demonstrations using student and teacher volunteers, she showed the students what hand gestures signify, the importance of eye contact, about 'haptics' i.e. non-verbal communication, 'proxemics' i.e. human use of space when communicating..... and even the right way to hug! In her session, Ms. Kapileshwari conveyed to the young adults that actions speak louder than words!
- Choral Recitation
The Inter-House Choral Recitation Competition held on 28th September 2016 for students of Stds. 5 and 6 was a huge success. The objective of Choral Recitation is to refresh, enliven and train each child in a large group and simultaneously bring to each one a variety of valuable experiences. This was truly achieved as each House performed their pieces as a synchronized group of voices expressing their thoughts and feelings with poems like 'If I were a Voice', 'The Salesman', 'Macavity,'The Mystery Cat' and the Winning piece 'Not a Storm in a Teacup' which was recited by the Red House.
Red House: 1st place
Yellow House: 2nd place
Green House: 3rd place
Blue House: 4th place
- Swimming Gala
The afternoon of 27th September 2016 saw our swimming teams gather at the National Sports Club, Worli for the Inter-House Swimming Gala 2016-2017. Ex-student and alumnus Mr. Clint Pereira, a National Level Swimmer (batch of 1993) was the Chief Guest. Some excellent swimming was on display as 95 students from four Houses competed in 35 events ranging from Freestyle, Backstroke, Butterfly stroke to Medley Relays, in various categories. It was great to see the swimmers take on the challenge and the chance to win important points for their Houses in this closely fought competition Eventually, it was the Green House that emerged victorious. The Chief Guest was impressed with the hard work, commitment and skill shown by all the Competitors who competed. Well done to each and every participant!
Best Swimmer per category:
U-8 Boys Arimjay Pawar [2E] - Blue House
U-8 Girls Aanya Thakur [2F] - Yellow House
U-10 Boys Armaan Jetha [4E] - Green House
U-10 Girls Zara Baksi [4D] - Green House
U-12 Boys Eshaan Kashikar [6B] - Yellow House
U-12 Girls Aanya Wala [6E] - Green House
U-14 Boys Vedant Bapna [8B] - Blue House
U-14 Girls Arshia Vora [7F] - Red House
U-16 Girls Mira Shah [9D] - Red House
Medley Relay Winners:
Boys - Blue House
Girls - Green House
Green House - 1st place
Blue House - 2nd place
Yellow House - 3rd place
Red House - 4th place
- Monsoon Trek to Kondana Caves
A monsoon trek was organized by the Adventure Club to Kondana caves on Saturday, 24th September 2016. Past the hustle and bustle of the city, through the serpentine roads of the village, the group finally alighted at the far end of the village to begin the hour long climb to the caves, negotiating over rocks and pebbles as they crossed streams and scrambled upwards across slippery rocks. The imposing grandeur of the caves left everyone awestruck. This was followed by a fresh water massage under the cascading waterfalls - undoubtedly the highlight of the day. It was indeed an exhilarating experience for our first time trekkers.
- SMUN Powai
On 23rd and 24th September 2016, a delegation of 32 students from Stds. 8 to 10 participated in the Model United Nations Conference organized by our sister School at Powai.
Award for 'Best Delegate' in their respective committees was won by:
Param Nagda (10C)
Ansh Vora (10D)
Aditya Gupta (10F)
Award for 'Outstanding Delegate' in their respective committees was won by:
Abhyuday Sen ( 10C)
Enaksh Srivastava (10D)
Lakshya Dugar (9B)
Honourable Mention was conferred upon Arjun Virani (9B)
The following students received 'Verbal Mention'
Vedant Vishwanath ( 8C)
Ravish Mungee (8D)
- Posture Workshop for Staff
On Friday 16th September 2016, Dr. Vijaylakshmi Rao, a practising Physiotherapist conducted an interactive session for the Teaching Staff on 'Posture'. Dr. Rao brought to our attention the incorrect posture we adopt when standing, sitting or relaxing. Since spine related problems have increased even amongst youngsters, we were taught to recognize and correct our posture, so we in turn could do the same for our students. The session concluded with a few important exercises and the message that 'Prevention is better than cure.'
- Nature Lovers on the Karvy Trail
On Saturday 3rd September 2016, 41 enthusiastic members of the Dabchick Nature Club set out on the 'Karvy Trail' to the Sanjay Gandhi National Park which wore a lavender blush with the blooming of the Karvy plant. This plant, which blooms once in eight years, was the star attraction of the trail. A gurgling stream, a profusion of blooms, a variety of butterflies, carpenter bees and birds and the calls of a peafowl set the scene for the trail which was headed by our Staff Members: Ms. B.Nadar and Ms. N.Zariwala . It was a learning and an enjoyable experience for our students and teachers.
- Teacher's Day Celebrations :
On Friday, 2nd September 2016, Bombay Scottish School, Mahim saw a day of role reversal on the joyous occasion of Teacher's Day. The day began with a special assembly conducted by the Student Council. The students of Stds. 10 and 12 assumed the role of Student Teachers. They took over the classes while the Teachers enjoyed an enthralling entertainment programme that was prepared specially for them. The day came to an end with a sumptuous lunch, bringing down the curtain on this eventful day.
- Inter - House Power Point Competition
The Inter House Power Point Presentation Competition held on the 1st of September was greeted with the same enthusiasm and excitement it receives every year, as the four Houses explored various topics such as Utility Computing, Nano Computing, Cloud Computing and Mobile Computing. The students showed exemplary presentation skills, confidence and deep understanding of their respective topic. The Green House emerged winners with a compelling presentation on Cloud Computing.
Green House : 1st Place
Blue House : 2nd Place
Yellow House : 3rd Place
Red House : 4th Place
- Inter-House Junior Dramatics:
The much awaited Inter-House Junior Dramatics Competition was held on 24th August 2016. It combined the elements of Street plays and conventional theatre and dwelt on various challenging issues that teenagers face. Yellow House, the eventual winners, focused on 'Peer Pressure', Green House on 'Bullying', Blue House 'On Self-Image' and Red House on 'Materialism'.
Through song, dance, drama and live musical performances, participants effectively highlighted pressing teenage issues.
- Overall Results
Yellow House : 1st place
Green House : 2nd place
Blue House : 3rd place
Red House : 4th place
- Best Performers:
Rommulus Lewis [8B] - 1st place [Green House]
Ananya Nayar [8C] - 2nd place [Yellow House]
Purav Doshi [7E] - 3rd place [Blue House]
- Special Mention:
Samarth Madhivanan [7F] - [Green House]
Serena Augustine [8B] - [Yellow House]
Sanjana Runwal [7F] - [Green House]
On 23rd August 2016, Radhika Lokur, School Captain for the year 2007-2008 addressed the Economics students of Std 12. Radhika completed her Bachelor's degree at St Xavier's College, Mumbai, after which she proceeded to the US to do her Master's degree in International and Developmental Economics at Yale.
Ms. Lokur threw light on fascinating aspect of this branch of Economics that works towards ways of integrating the marginalised.
- Inter-House Shooting Competition:
The Inter-House Shooting Competition was conducted at the Veer Savarkar Shooting Range at Shivaji Park on 20th August 2016.
- Rifle Shooting:
Gayatri Pawaskar [12B] 1st place - (Yellow House)
Neil Pullambra [8A] 2nd place - (Red House)
Shria Khan [10B] 3rd place - (Green House)
- Pistol Shooting:
Shaneel Mehta [9D] 1st place - (Red House)
Arjun Balamwar [10B] 2nd place - (Yellow House)
Gayatri Pawaskar [12B] 3rd place - (Yellow House)
Shaneel Mehta [9D] and Neil Pullambra [8A] 1st place - (Red House)
Shria Khan [10B] and Aditya Mhapralkar [8E] - (Green House)
Gayatri Pawaskar [12B] and Arjun Balamwar [10B] - (Yellow House)
- Overall Results:
Red House - 1st place
Yellow House - 2nd place
Green House - 3rd place
Blue House - 4th place
- Inter-House Carrom Competition:
This event was held on 19th August 2016. 29 students were shortlisted for the Competition. 30 matches in various categories were contested.
- Boys U-12:
Keith Lobo [5C] - 1st place [Red House]
Ahan Wad [6E] - 2nd place [Green House]
Hamza Khan [6D] - 3rd place [Blue House]
- Boys U-14:
Manas Desai [7E] - 1st place [Blue House]
Kevin Suvarna [8C] - 2nd place [Blue House]
Aryan Parmar [8E] - 3rd place [Green House]
- Boys U-16:
Shivang Raisurana [9B] - 1st place [Green House]
Samarth Shah [9F] - 2nd place [Red House]
Gaurav Advani [10B] - 3rd place [Red House]
- Girls U-16:
Neomi Jerry [9A] - 1st place [Green House]
Oishi Poddar [9F] - 2nd place [Red House]
Riya Singh [9D] - 3rd place [Blue House]
- Overall Results:
Green House - 1st place
Red House - 2nd place
Blue House - 3rd place
Yellow House - 4th place
- The Inter-House Dramatics Competition (Seniors) was held on 11th August 2016. The plays enacted were based on the scripts written during the On The Spot Script Writing Competition.
The Yellow House's 'Card of Death' wove a tale of revenge around the words 'Card, Heart and Toilet', whereas the Red House went romantic with 'A Victorian Masterpiece', a sweet love story set in the Victorian age around the words 'Nail, Cheese and Button'.
The Green House explored just how much a man can tolerate before snapping in their play 'Flowers For A Grave', sensitized around the words 'Dog, Shoes and Vase'.
'Onion, Lift, and Medicine', put the Blue House in a quandary. Their play 'The Dark Side' traced a man's slow descent into insanity following a traumatic experience.
The Judges were very impressed with the quality of plays enacted and took a long time deciding on the winner.
Blue House : 1st place
Red House : 2nd place
Green House : 3rd place
Yellow House : 4th place
Best Production Team:
Best Light & Sound:
1st Best Performers:
Anshul Patkar [10D] - Blue House
Abhyuday Sen [10C] - Blue House
2nd Best Performers:
Aarushi Zarthoshtimanesh [11A] - Green House
Sahil Shah [9F] - Red House
Ayan Agrawal [10B] - Blue House
Neel Vaidya [10C] - Green House
- The On The Spot Script Writing Competition was held on Saturday, 16th July 2016. The topic for the Individual Category was "One by one the lights went off and the footsteps faded away......."
- In the Group Category, each House picked up three words at random and wrote their scripts around those three words.
Blue House : 1st place
Green House : 2nd place
Red House : 3rd place
Yellow House : 4th place
Zara Humranwala [11A] Yellow House - 1st place
Muskan Shah [12A] - Yellow House - 2nd place
Devak Bharadwaj [11B] - Blue House 3rd place
- English Elocution Competition for Stds. 1 to 12 was conducted on 26th, 27th and 28th July 2016 after a series of qualifying rounds.
Sharayah Bernard [1F] - 1st place
Anaiya Rathi [1C] - 2nd place
Siddhant Sridharan [1C] - 3rd place
Vyom Mankekar [2B] - 1st place
Erica Colaco [2D] - 2nd place
Arrmaan Anand [2F] - 3rd place
Kiana Fernandez [3F] - 1st place
Reyansh Ahuja [3D] - 2nd place
Neev [3B] & Samaira Dayani [3E] - 3rd place
Shiv Kini [4A] - 1st place
Adam Araujo [4F] - 2nd place
Deeshaa Samuel [4E] - 3rd place
Stds. 5 & 6
Anya Pinto [5C] - 1st place
Shrshti Santosh - 2nd place
Dhriti Shah - 3rd place
Stds. 7 & 8
Kenzo Lobo [8A] - 1st place
Kohana Kapoor [8C] - 2nd place
Reeva Nanda [7B] - 3rd place
Stds. 9 & 10
Anubhav Dayal [10B] - 1st place
Aaryan Ahuja [10D] - 2nd place
Ariana Mistry [9D] - 3rd place
Stds. 11 & 12
Vickram Peter [12B] - 1st place
Aarushi Zarthoshtimanesh [11A] - 2nd place
Reagan Rodrigues [11C] - 3rd place
Green House - 1st place
Red House - 2nd place
Yellow House - 3rd place
Blue House - 4th place
- UNESCO Club Educational Trip
163 students of the UNESCO Club accompanied by 10 Staff Members set off last weekend, on 30th and 31st July 2016, on an educational trip to Pune and Lonavala. They visited the Celebrity Wax Museum, where they learnt how wax images of renowned dignitaries are made and preserved. At NAB-LIONS, they learnt to appreciate the work done by the visually handicapped, trained to weave, knit, make paper bags and plastic bags and, more importantly, to value their own eye-sight.
At Shaniwarwada, they learnt a great deal about the headquarters of the Peshwas. The students also enjoyed the winding jeep drive and the trek to the highest point of the Sinhagad Fort.
- Leadership Series 2016
On Friday, 29th July 2016,Mr Harsha Bhogle, the eminent cricket commentator and journalist visited our School to conduct the third session of the Leadership Series 2016, with the students of Stds. 11 and 12.
In his spell-binding talk, he addressed matters that affect every individual. Narrating incidents from his life, he gave our students invaluable advice: to say 'yes' to every opportunity, however inconsequential it may appear at the time; to absorb everything like a sponge and to imbibe the three H's - Hardwork, Honesty and Humility.
His talk also highlighted the importance of striving for excellence and not being afraid of failure, sparking philosophical and life-changing thoughts in every student's mind.
- Leaders of Tomorrow Workshop
On Saturday, 23rd July 2016 a Leadership Training Programme was organized for the Members of the Student Council 20162017. Mr Mehernosh Deboo and his team arranged an enjoyable programme which challenged the students' problem-solving abilities, time management skills, communication and innovative abilities through various team challenges. The students learnt to work as a team and the Inter House competitive spirit reigned through the day. This action packed day came to an end with the much awaited prize distribution ceremony. The winning Houses were the Green and the Blue.
- English Elocution Workshop
An Elocution workshop was conducted on Friday, 22nd July 2016 for students of Std 7-12 participating in the upcoming English Elocution Competition. The workshop was conducted by Ms. Jhelum Gosalia, who is an associate of Trinity College of London in Speech and Drama, and has also founded J. Productions, which has produced successful shows such as Panchatantra and Yatagarasu.
The intent of the workshop was to help the students hone their skills in speaking expressively and effectively. The workshop touched upon various aspects of public speaking such as breathing, posture, vocal and facial expression and articulation. This was done through an interactive session of games and exercises. The students were very appreciative of this absorbing and engaging workshop.
- Creative Writing Workshop
On Friday, 15th July 2016 a creative writing workshop was conducted by Ms. Sreevidya Surendran and Ms Zahra, associates of the creative writing initiative 'Pomegranate'. They began with a 'Word Association' game which was followed by a reading from George Orwell's essay, 'Why I Write?' In an informal and interactive session, the participants were given valuable tips on how to write by prioritizing the ideas that come to their mind. The students participated with enthusiasm and came away enriched with the knowledge of how to develop better essay structures.
- The Inter-House Chess Challenge was held on Friday, 15th July and Monday 18th July, 2016 for boys and girls in the categories U-8, U10,U12, U14, U-16 and U19 years. It was a battle of nerves and mental ability as the 69 finalists competed with their opponents in their respective categories. At the end of the day, it was the Yellow House that emerged victorious.
Yellow House 1st place
Green House 2nd place
Red House 3rd place
Blue House 4th place
- InterHouse Table Tennis Tournament was held on Friday, 22nd July 2016.
53 students from Stds. 3 to 12 participated in this event in the following categories. Girls and Boys : U-10, U-12, U14, U16, and U-19. Congratulations to the Blue House who emerged winners.
Blue House 1st place
Yellow House 2nd place
Red House 3rd place
Green House 4th place
- On Friday, 15th July 2016 Ms Dhanashri Korgaonkar from the Indian Cancer Society, accompanied by Volunteer Ms Rohini Sen, addressed the students of Stds. 11 and 12.
The talk highlighted the dangers of smoking among the youth, problems of addiction and why passive smoking is also harmful.
The students took a pledge to not smoke, avoid passive smoking and support those who want to quit.
- Frank Anthony All-India Inter-School Debate Category 1, Stage 1:
On Friday, 15th July 2016 Sanjana Gupta [12C] and Rushabh Kapasi [12B] accompanied by Staff Member Ms. P. Pawar, represented our School in this event, at Jankidevi Public School, Andheri.
They were declared the Runner-up team and have qualified for the next round.
- Frank Anthony All-India Inter-School Debate Category 2, Stage 1:
On Friday, 15th July 2016 Vandana Ramesh [10C] and Pratham Tahiliani [10C] represented our School in this event, at Podar International School, Nerul, Navi Mumbai
- Math Wizard Competition [Stds. 5-8]: The final round of the Math Wizard Competition was held on Thursday, 14th July 2016. After a gruelling session of four rounds, the following students were adjudged Math Wizards of their respective classes:
Aditya Srikanth [5C]
Aryaa Rojekar [6C]
Arav Dalwani [7F]
Ishaan Goel [8D]
- Script Writing Workshop:
An interactive Script Writing Workshop was conducted on Tuesday, 12th July 2016 by Ms. Shivani Sawant, an eminent theatre personality. Students were given valuable tips on how to convert a short story into a script, how to flesh out characters, and how to create/change moods. The students found the workshop informative and exciting.
- Metro World Child School Programme:
Our students of Stds. 1 and 2 were engaged in a fun-filled story telling session conducted by Mr. Akshay and Ms. Amanda Rahn from Metro World Club on Tuesday, 12th July 2016. The session commenced with an action song followed by a game and concluded with a value based story which taught our students how important it is to make the right choices today if they want to have a good tomorrow. This will be an on-going programme in the current academic year.
- Senior Prize Day was held on Saturday, 9th July 2016 at the Nehru Centre Auditorium, Worli. The Chief Guest Mr. Rakesh Maria IPS Commandant General of Home Guards and Director Civil Defence India, presided over the event along with his wife Mrs P Maria and graciously presented medals, certificates and trophies to the prize winners. This year 335 students were felicitated in recognition of their hard work and outstanding dedication, watched by an audience of family, staff and students.
- AISM Inter-School Declamation Competition:
On Tuesday, 5th July 2016 Gourima Babbar [9D] and Vickram Peter [12B] accompanied by Staff Member Ms. M. Karkera represented our School in this event, at Greenlawns High School, Breach Candy.
- The Scottish Model United Nations 2016 was held from Thursday 30th June to Saturday, 2nd July. A total of 340 students from BSS Mahim and Powai, from Stds 9 12 participated enthusiastically in the SMUN 2016.
Delegates who were selected on the basis of the content of the essays submitted earlier, got an opportunity to not only update themselves on global political, social and economic issues, but also to debate on them and to lobby for support to the resolutions put up by them.
The Press Team brought out a newsletter covering the highlights of each day of the SMUN which may be read on the Scottish Zeitgeist (bssnewsletter.wordpress.com) on our School website.
The Executive Board and the Organising Committee comprising the Secretariat, Administration, Security and the Design teams played a pivotal role in the smooth functioning of the SMUN.
The 3 day Conference concluded with the Prize Distribution Ceremony.
- Junior Prize Day for the academic year 2015-2016 was conducted on Wednesday, 29th June. Students from Stds. 1 to 4 were rewarded for their hard work, regular attendance and sincere effort. They not only received certificates for their academic excellence, but also for winning the Intra class Spelling Bee and Math Wizard Competitions and excellence at the Macmillan Testing. The importance of developing good character was emphasized through a skit performed by students of Std 4. Congratulations to all our young achievers!
- SHUTTLE TIME !
The Inter-House Badminton Tournament was held on Tuesday, 28th June 2016 at the MIG Club, Bandra. The Competition showed great support and participation by a large number of students. 210 students from from Stds 3 to 12 participated in the selections held last week, out of which 80 students were selected for the Finals. It was pleasing to see such a vibrant atmosphere created by the students in a friendly but competitive manner. Well done to the Red House who emerged winners!
Red House 1st place
Blue House 2nd place
Yellow House 3rd place
Green House 4th place
- INVESTITURE CERMONY:
- On Friday, 24th June 2016 Bombay Scottish School, Mahim celebrated the Investiture of the new Student Council 2016-2017. School Captain Neha Mathur and School Vice Captains Esha Sridhar, Rhea Sundaresan and Vandana Ramesh along with Band Majors, House Captains, Vice-Captains, Games Captains and Prefects took the Oath before the School after which they received their badges from the Principal, who congratulated them and urged them to honour the responsibility and trust bestowed upon them.
- CAPTAIN'S CONCLAVE:
- On Thursday, 23rd June 2016 Neha Mathur (incoming School Captain) and Esha Sridhar (incoming School Vice Captain ) accompanied by Ms S Krishna attended the School Captains Leadership Conclave hosted by Christ Church School, Byculla, alongwith School Captains from Cathedral and John Connon School and Christ Church School. The panelists voiced their opinions on issues such as "What determines not only a competent leader, but also a good leader" and "What constitutes success". At the end of the conclave both Captains were presented with iPad minis and the School, with a trophy.
- INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY:
- On Saturday, 18th June 2016, nine students from Stds. 1 to 4 were invited to Nehru Centre Library to celebrate International Yoga Day, with a book launch and reading of 'The Banyan Tree', a fun-filled story by Nupur Samant- author and yoga enthusiast. Besides this, the children also engaged in a craft activity which they thoroughly enjoyed. Ms A. Parchure and Ms A. Bharathi accompanied the students to this event.
- 6th June 2016: Staff Seminar
- The day began with a Prayer Service followed by the Principal's Beginning of Term Address to the Staff. New Staff were warmly welcomed into the fold.
This was followed by two invigorating workshops:
- Teachers of Stds 7 12 attended the workshop 'Mindfulness' , an emerging discipline that examines ways of enhancing attention and learning and promotes pro social behavior and general well being . The seminar addressed these issues by engaging teachers in various exercises of the mind. The Workshop was conducted by Ms Ranjeeta Basu , an ex student(Batch of 1982). Ranjeeta is an Economics Professor at California State University , San Marcos. The workshop was very well received by all the members of the Staff.
- Teachers of Stds. 1 to 6 attended a Workshop on 'Story Telling In Education' conducted by Biscotti Media. The main objective of this workshop was to share with teachers the skills required for effective and engaging story telling as well as its application in the classroom.
- On 7th June 2016, the entire Staff attended a workshop on 'Learning Disorders'. The Resource Person Ms. Masarrat Khan, C.E.O. of Maharahtra Dyslexia Association addressed the importance of recognizing early indications of Learning Disorders, having an empathetic approach and the need to sensitize peer groups and parents to ensure the emotional well-being of students with Learning Disorders. She highlighted the role that teachers play to cater to these special students. The Staff found the Workshop relevant and effective.
- On 8th June, Ms Usha Pandit of Mindsprings Group, held a workshop for Mahim and Powai teachers (KG to Std 2) on Oral Language Skills . The workshop explored ways in which human beings generate speech and create a curriculum to enhance thinking, speaking and listening. The workshop focused on creating motivation for children to speak in complete sentences, and teaching methods to create fluency and enrich oral vocabulary.
- Our heartiest congratulations to the following students who have won laurels at the various Olympiads. They will attend the SOF Awards Function at New Delhi on 12th June 2016:
NSO: Aryaa Rojekar [5C] International Rank 1st
IMO: Roye Ganju [3A] International Rank 3rd
IMO: Shikhar Sehgal [4D] International Rank 2nd
IEO: Malvika Murkumbi [5C] International Rank 1st
Empowering our Middle School Teachers
- On 28th March 2016, 'iesha' ran a workshop at Bombay Scottish School with the teachers of standards 5 to 8. This interactive workshop allowed teachers to break their own taboos around sexuality, through a series of fun and enjoyable games, discussions and role playing activities.
By the end of the session, teachers were empowered with the skills to address difficult questions from students, handle adolescent behaviour and better manage their classrooms.
- On 30th March 2016 the Jr. KG. students were in for a special treat. Kahani Karnival enacted a story for the little ones with mime, action and dialogue. The children heard and saw the story with rapt attention.
- On 31st March 2016, the Sr. KG students were enthralled by a dance drama performance by Kahani Karnival.
The story enacted with music and dance. The children were encouraged to use their hands and facial expressions to portray emotions.
- KG. Musical Morning
The metamorphosis of our little KG. caterpillars into confident young butterflies will soon be evident at the KG. Musical Morning scheduled to be held on 12th and 13th April 2016. Classwise, the students will render songs in English, Hindi and Marathi. They will receive their report cards and a story book as a gift to encourage reading during the summer months.
- On Saturday, 27th February 2016, parents were treated to a stellar performance by their ward/s in Rhythmic and Artistic Gymnastics, Karate, Western Dance, Bharat Natyam and Elocution.
- Three students from Std. 9 were shortlisted to participate in the Grand Finale Help Age India's District Level Essay Writing Competition on 23rd February 2016 at Ryan International School, Chembur.
1] Diya Dixit [9E] 2nd prize
2] Vandana Ramesh [9C] consolation prize
3] Aruja Khanna [9C] consolation prize
- Bombay Scottish School, Mahim stood 3rd at the 'Ingenious Quiz 2015' City Finals, on 22nd February 2016 at Somaiya School.
1] Eeshan Ketkar [9C]
2] Sahil Rane [7A]
Results of the Inter-House Skating Competition held on 30th January 2016:
1] Blue House 1st position
2] Red House 2nd position
3] Green House 3rd position
4] Yellow House 4th position
- Students of the Furtado's School of Music had a spectacular week of musical recitals for their parents in the Mackay Hall from 23rd to 29th February 2016.
- The Interact Club of our School organized a social interaction between its members of Std. 7 and the elderly members of the Home for the Aged on 20th February 2016, and at St. Catherine's Home on Saturday, 27th February 2016.
- On Saturday, February 13th, 79 ex-students from the batch of 1960 to 2002 caught up with former classmates and renewed memories of their time at Scottish.
- iLED AND iSPI Scholarship:
The University of Notre Dame is one of America's leading undergraduate teaching institutions that has been in the forefront in research and scholarship.
Each year, the University of Notre Dame invites exceptional High School students from around the world to explore the University's academic field of study.
With this in view Mr. Dhiraj Mehta, Director for India Initiatives, University of Notre Dame made a short presentation to the students of the ISC Section on Tuesday, 9th February 2016.
- Udyaaksh Khera [11B] and Calvin Alvares [11B] have been nominated for the iSPI from a group of 10 students who vied with one another to win this scholarship of 2000USD each.
- Monday, 1st February to 5th February 2016:
Students from Stds. 1 to 8 participated in an interactive and enjoyable School Mission Week, a value based education programme, organized by the Scripture Union which is an International Organization working among children in 132 countries including India.
- Spell Bee Champions of 2015-2016:
Jaanki Unnikrishnan [1F]
Soumil Rathi [2E]
Meher Nasta [3E]
Josh Varghese [4C]
Pramiti Sriram [5B]
Devansh Desai [6C]
Kohana Kapoor [7E]
Dhrutvan Joshi [8B]
Vandana Ramesh [9C]
Chaitanya Johari [10C]
Rushabh Kapasi [11B]
Siyona Samuel [12B]
- ICSE Valedictory Function 2016:
The Valedictory and Farewell Function for the outgoing batch of ICSE 2016 was held on Friday, 29th January 2016. The solemn lamp lighting ceremony was followed by a prayer service.
Our two Valedictorians Varun Ginde and Soham Tiwari moved the audience with their heartfelt speeches and inspiring messages.
At the Lad and Lass Pageant Aryan Singh and Malini Dasgupta respectively, were crowned B.S.S. Lad and Lass 2016.
The dance session and dinner that followed was welcomed by one and all with great enthusiasm.
The function concluded with the distribution of mementos and the Vote of Thanks by our outgoing School Vice-Captain Saluni Chandok.
- ISC Valedictory Function 2016:
22nd January 2016 saw Bombay Scottish School, Mahim bid a fond farewell to the ISC Batch of 2016.
It was an unforgettable and nostalgic evening for both staff and students as they began the evening with a solemn yet poignant Valedictory Prayer Service. This was followed by fun and games and finally ended with a sumptuous dinner.
The highlight of the evening however were the addresses by our three Valedictorians Royina Baruah from the Humanities Section,Aditi Nagpal from the Commerce Section and Manan Chugh from the Science Section.
- Republic Day Celebration 2016:
Republic Day was celebrated with solemnity and grandeur at Bombay Scottish School, Mahim.
The 'Tricolour' was hoisted on the School premises by the Principal Ms. M. Paul.
The students of Stds. 5 and 6 presented a meaningful and colourful entertainment programme on the theme 'Our Rights and Duties'.
Our Guest of Honour was Ms. Sonam Kapoor, who essays the role of Neerja Bhanot, an ex-student of Bombay Scottish School, Mahim in her forthcoming film 'Neerja' a biopic about the courageous airhostess who lost her own life while saving the lives of 359 passengers in her care on board a Pan Am flight on 5th September 1986.
The YMCA in Mumbai conducted a mega Inter-School competition entitled 'Brainwaves' between the 7th and 12th of December 2015. Bombay Scottish School, Mahim won the Overall Championship Trophy. Our students won laurels in the following events:
- Elocution Competition:
1. Yuvan Chugh [7F] - 1st place in English.
2. Rohan Soni [8D] 1st place in English.
3. Om Mathur [7A] 1st place in Hindi [Junior] category.
4. Aaryan Ahuja [9D] 1st place in Hindi Recitation [Senior] category.
- Essay Writing Competition:
1. Arjun Pawar [7D] 1st place in Marathi.
2. Rachita Moondra [9A] 2nd place in Hindi.
3. Sakshi Umrotkar [6D] 2nd place in Marathi.
- In the General Knowledge contest:
1. Rhea Sundaresan [9D] - 1st place.
2. Aryan Chhabra [9D] - 2nd place.
3. Arjun Pawar [7D] - 2nd place.
- Poster Painting:
1. Serena Augustine [7E] 2nd place
2. Aditi George [9C] - 3rd place.
- Short Story Writing Competition:
1. Sonam Myatra [8D] 1st place for Marathi.
2. Leisha Manjrekar [6A] 2nd place for Marathi.
3. Mrunmayi Mandlik [7F] 3rd place for Marathi
4. Shreya Roy [6E] 2nd place in Hindi.
- English Short Stories:
1. Ishaan Goel [7F] 2nd place in English.
2. Surabhi Shetty [8B] 2nd place in English.
3. Eeshta Bhatt [8B] 3rd place in English.
- Magic Show:
The KG. students, dressed in party wear, will be celebrating the season of joy with a magic show on Wednesday, 9th December 2015. Santa is expected to visit them to spread happiness and goodwill.
- On Friday, 4th December 2015 the students of Std. 7 went on a Project Tour, 'Let's Explore Mumbai'. They visited historical sites in the city to learn a more about our past.
- Results of the Inter-House Dance Competition 'Nritya' held on 30th November 2015:
1st place Green House
2nd place Red House
3rd place Yellow House
1st place Yellow House
2nd place Blue House
3rd place Green House
- On 18th November 2015, members of the Science Club visited the Heliport, INS SHIKRA. The members were able to witness, explore and learn about the working and mechanism of aircrafts such as INA S 220-Harpoon and Chetak.
- On 23rd November 2015, the Club members visited the Naval Dockyard. Members were also able to view different types of guns and missile systems.
- On 28th November 2015, the members had an awe-inspiring experience sailing on the frontliner INS VIRAT.
- Results of the Intra-Class Math Wizard Competition:
Kabir Singh 1C
Prithvi Jagnani 2A
Advik Viswanathan 3F
Abhinav Dangwal 4B
Aryaa Rojekar 5C
Jaehaan Bokdawala 6C
Arjun Pawar 7D
Tanmay Bothra 8C
Samaksh Judson 9C
Siddhartha Goswami 10A
Ishaan Sood 11B
Sanyam Mehta 12A
- All India Short Story Competition 2015:
10 students from our School participated in the prestigious 'All India Short Story Competition' organized by KiiT International School and judged by the eminent writer, Mr. Ruskin Bond.
Rhea Sundaresan [9D] bagged the 2nd position in the Junior Category.
Bombay Scottish School, Mahim emerged as the Runner-Up School at the Lilavati Poddar's 8th edition of its ISC Cultural and Sports
Fest Zenith on 29th October 2015. Our students brought home the following prizes:
- 1st in Retro to Metro (Performance by the Musically talented)
- 1st in Zenith Shutterbug (Capturing the victorious moments with zeal)
- 2nd in Eduventure (Pitching a start-up to venture capitalists)
- 2nd in Monopoly
- 3rd in 21st century My Dear Watson (The Modern Adaptation of the Cult classic Sherlock Holmes in the form of an act)
- 3rd in Engima (Capturing the digital fortress of Java)
- 2nd in Boys Football
- 2nd in Girls Football
- Rajnandini Rathi [12B] was awarded the Golden Boot for scoring seven goals in football at the Fest.
- The U-19 boys football team won the 'J.N.S. ISC Liga' held at Jamnabai Narsee School, Juhu on 29th October 2015.
- Bombay Scottish U-19 Girls Football team was awarded the Runner-Up trophy at the 'J.N.S. ISC Liga' held at Jamnabai Narsee School, Juhu on 29th October 2015.
- The Intra Scottish Tournament, an initiative by the Parent-Teacher Association of both Schools had its inaugural match on Wednesday, 25th November 2015. At the Shivaji Park Grounds, the U-16 and U-14 Cricket Teams of Mahim and Powai played their hearts out in a spirit of camaraderie and sportsmanship.
- Matches in Football and Basketball for girls and boys are scheduled to be held in January.
- U16 Mahim vs Powai
Mahim : 145/9
Powai : 98 all out
Man of the Match:
Harsh Gattani (10B) BSS(M)
- U14 Mahim vs Powai
Mahim : 115/7
Powai : 64 all out
Man of the Match:
Anshuman Komavar (8C)
- Workshop on 'Insect Mania':
A team of students from Stds. 4, 5 and 6 attended the 'Insect Mania' workshop on 17th October 2015 at the Hall of Harmony, Worli conducted by Ms. Katie Bagli on 17th October 2015.
- A workshop on Cyber Safety was conducted for the students of Stds. 7-12 on Friday, 16th October 2015.
- On Thursday, October 15, Bombay Scottish School, Mahim, observed Reading Day to commemorate the 84th birth anniversary of former President of India, Dr A. P. J. Kalam, who passed away on July 27th this year. We began the day with a special assembly, highlighting the remarkable and outstanding contribution of Dr. Kalam in the field of science. Though in the midst of Term Assessments, students devoted time to read books written by him and other great authors. The Junior classes watched documentaries highlighting the life of Dr. Kalam or the Missile Man as he was popularly called and his achievements as a great scientist. <