At CBSE State Kalotsav 2013 being conducted at Ottappalam on 15th, 16th and 17th of November 2013 Blooms have accomplished the following as on 16th November 14-15 Hrs.
English Recitation: Cat 1: Isha Shamsu: First Prize with A grade
Pencil Drawing Cat 1: Denzia Varkey Third Prize with A grade.
Pencil Drawing Cat 3: Litwin Babu, Second Prize with A grade.
Power Point Cat 4: Team Arjun Vinod, Joseph Joseph and Alex Babu: First Prize with A grade.
Sanskrit Recitation Cat 3: Sandra Venugopal: A grade
Malayalam Recitation Cat 3: Sandra Venugopal: A grade
English Elocution Cat 3: Isabella M Regi: Second Prize with A grade
5 Clubs went on stream this week at Hill Blooms with a flurry of activities.
(1) GFC (Green Friends Club): Floated by Blooms of class 5 in 2008. GFC currently has Plastic recycling and Zero waste projects running.
(2) Literary and Debating Club: Focused on reading, writing and speaking.
(3) Music Club: The singers and instrument folks.
(4) Social Service Club: Organized to bring out all that is compassionate in a Bloom.
(5) Science Club: A club that does things to inspire Blooms who are inclined to reason and observe.
Green Friends Club, the eco club at Hill Blooms School, shipped 20 well cleaned sacks of plastic collected from school, home and shops weighing 112 Kilograms to a recycling facility on Friday, 30th August. GFC supported by Mathrubhumi's Seed program and Pelican Foundation, the plastic recycling initiative, had been working hard at plastic recycling since 2009. They are currently collecting plastic waste from Blooms' homes, shops in their local villages and the school itself. The routine invloves collecting waste plastic, cleaning it and drying it prior to shipping.
GFC with a target of 1 Ton, set for them under the guidance of Sri Aneesh Damodaran the 'Seed' man from Mathrubhumi and Binoy P J, Hill Blooms' own Eco Teacher is gearing up to collect plastic waste for recylcing from Mananthavady town and participating parents' business houses.
Love Plastic program activities for the academic year 2013-14 was inaugurated on 8th July 2013 with a meeting of participating students and teachers. Mathrubhoomi Wayanad Bureau Chief Sri Ravindran spoke on the occasion and exhorted students to go forth and do all they can to save our district from plastic menace. School Manager Sri George Joseph vowed to work with the 'Mathrubhoomi' spirit with which their founder Sri KP Keshavamenon energized generations of patriots through the struggle for freedom and beyond. School Seed coordinator Sri Binoy PJ, Vice Principal Sri Mohan George and School Captain Rithik Anil spoke of Love Plastic activities at Hill Blooms.
took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference......
Merin J Komban winner of the coveted Wayanad District Topper title in Class 12 CBSE Boards March scoring 478 out of 500, and an INSPIRE SCHOLARSHIP worth Rs.80000 per annum, has done it again creating a new trend in Wayanad, shunning conventional professional courses on the beaten tracks. With her massive score and winning persona she sailed through multiple tests and interviews to secure a much sought after admission into the hallowed study halls of St. Stephen’s College Delhi to pursue a career in Economics following on the tracks of celebrated alumni like Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Barkha Datt, Shashi Tharoor, Shekhar Kapur and Kushwant Singh to name a few. She is scheduled to embark on her Stephanian incarnation in pursuit of excellence at one of India’s most celebrated colleges in mid July.
Blooms of all ages got together in the roof garden for a celebration of World Music Day 2013 on 21st June. Stanish Ignou, coming up music director and violinist inaugurated the event. Stanish, grand son of Ignatius master, one of Wayanad’s best known musicians of the 1960s and 70s lead a fusion show with his equally gifted musical cronies accompanying him on drums, key board and tabla. Ms. Archana, Blooms’ music teacher spoke of the evolution of Vedic sounds into music of the divine and contemporary. She played an audio quote from Amitabh’s message for her students. School Captain Rithwik Anil welcomed the guests and the gathering. Musthaq Ahmad, Vice Captain delivered the vote of thanks. Monisha PC, Ruda Ebrahim and Katha Kalia anchored the show. The event was followed by competitions in western music solo in which 32 Blooms participated.
With the results of class 12 board exams out, twelthies of this year made all blooms proud. Even though the exams were reported to be tougher than in recent years, five blooms made it into 90s.Merin J Komban scored 95.6% (478 out of 500) to win the coveted ‘district topper’ status . She also scored 99 out of 100 to top in Biology. Other toppers include Jeslin Baby (92.8) Sruthy S(92.8),Abhiram S Ravindran (91.2), and Rudolf Mathews (90.6) . Bhavya and Rudolf Mathews scored 97 each in chemistry to become the school toppers. Sruthy S and Nileena Thomas scored 95 each to become district toppers in English. With a score of 95 each Jeslin Baby ,Abhiram S and Merin J Komban topped in Maths. School toppers in Physics with a score of 95 each are Abhiram S ,Rudolf Mathews ,Siddarth M Nair and Merin J Komban. Nikhil Jose scored 95 to top in Computer Science. 17 blooms scored more than 95 in Biology.
Kshma Manu of Class 3 was chosen by British film producer Sara Backer to depict a day in the life of an Indian child. The short film is being produced by oil giant Saudi Aramco of Saudi Arabia to introduce life and times of children of the world to children of Saudi Arabia. The 62 minutes documentary will be completed in April according to Mark Wilson, the director.
Read more in Hindu: http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-kerala/indian-childs-story-for-kids-in-saudi/article4625844.ece
Monisha PC and Riya Shamsu won the doubles title for Girls in the Wayanad District CBSE Schools Championship tournament held at Diana Club Mananthavady on 9th January 2013. The duo who have partnered in state level ranking matches overcame a spirited effort from team Nirmala Matha School, S.Bathery.
The boys’ doubles between Hill Blooms Mananthavady and Bhavans, S.Bathery saw fortunes swinging to both sides but eventually settling down in favor of Bhavans’ boys in the third and final tiebreaker match.
Dr. Maria Martin of Mary Matha College inaugurated the event and Dr. Sajith PC gave away the prizes.
After beating Holy Face, Makkiyad with a convincing 2-0 victory in the first match, Blooms Soccer Team went down fighting against WMO Muttil in the semi. The hosts with superior skills and the advantage of being the home team, overcame Blooms' defenses to win the match 4-0.