2018 Space Settlement Design Contest

Two students from St. Edmund’s school participated in an annual completion hosted by NASA Ames research center to brainstorm innovative ideas about space settlement and extraterrestrial life.
The two students Divyanshu Jhamtani and Kashish Jhamtani mentored by Mr JK Rawtani(HOD Physics)and Mrs Marudhara Avasthi created a list of criteria necessary for life to exist on another planet, for example, the students mentioned that gravity, water and gaseous atmosphere are prerequisites for life.

The students received appreciation certificates from the NASA Ames research centre in recognition of the quality of their project.

This Teacher’s Day, the Konark Teacher’s Society presented Deputy Director Mr Kapil Singh and Joint Director Dr Pooja Singh with awards for innovative teaching, in recognition of the excellent work they have done at St. Edmund’s School.
We at St. Edmund’s are extremely grateful for the work Mr Kapil Singh and Dr Pooja Singh have done, and continue to do, to enrich the academic lives of their students. We feel very fortunate to have them as our mentors. Their efforts have raised the school to new heights and enhanced its national and international reputation.

Janmashtami was celebrated with great zeal and pomp by the children of the Pre-Primary wing at St. Edmund’s School, Jawahar Nagar
Children came dressed in, as Krishna and Radha and other colourful outfits. Students were told about Krishna's life and his thoughts, which form a part of the holy book 'Bhagwad Gita'. They made and wore Peacock feather head-gears and decorated matkas and flutes. The Pre-primary was decorated colourfully with Jhankis depicting the birthplace of Lord Krishna and Krishna Jhoola. A special assembly was conducted to mark the birth of the deity. Children celebrated the occasion by singing and dancing with great joy. The involvement of the children in the celebrations at such a tender age was worth applauding. Later they enjoyed some fresh butter and Kheer.

Catch Them, Young

St. Edmunds, Jawahar Nagar in collaboration with MNIT-MIIC(Malviya Innovation and Incubation Centre) organized an entrepreneurial challenge “Catch Them Young”, a two-day event on 24 and 25 Aug18. The competition gave students the opportunity to conceive, realize, promote, nurture, and showcase their knowledge-based innovation and entrepreneurial talent. On the first day of the event, about 130 students from 20 schools in Jaipur competed in teams to advance to the next round. From this group, eleven teams were selected on the basis of the quality of their ideas by an expert panel. We are proud to announce that both of the teams from St. Edmund’s School that participated in the competition were chosen in the final round and achieved top two positions. The teams were mentored by Kapil Singh (Deputy Director) and benefitted from the guidance of Dr.Amit Kumar Rawtani(HOD Chemistry) and Jai Kishan Rawtani(HOD Physics & International Counsellor). As a result of their selection, the teams from St. Edmund’s School will receive mentorship from successful entrepreneurs and will have the opportunity to incubate their ideas at the MIIC. With the aid of these resources, the students will be able to turn their ideas into reality.

St. Edmunds, Jawahar Nagar, Jaipur organised a workshop on “Recent changes in the curriculum of accountancy and tips and tricks to deal with the case studies in Business studies” in collaboration with Commerce Teachers’ foundation on 18th August 2018.
The workshop started with the auspicious garlanding ceremony. School Director Dr Sudhir Singh, Joint Director Pooja Singh and Principal Mrs Anu Bhatia embraced CTF founder and general secretary Dr Dinesh Madan. CBSE resource person HOD Accountancy Dept. Mr Gaurav Paliya, CBSE resource person & HOD Business administration Ms Rangini Rao along with them also showed hospitality to other institutions.
The programme started with felicitation to visionary and learned teachers of commerce fraternity-Dr Ranjeet Singh(SJ Public School),Ms Ragini Nayar(MGD Girls School),Ms Anju Khanna(Maheshwari Public School),Mr Sandeep Sethi(SV Public School),Ms Smita Bhatnagar(Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan),Mr Rajendra Duggar(St Anselm Pink),Ms Manju Khosla(Jayshree Periwal).
In the first half of the seminar, Mr Gaurav Paliya and Rangini Rao pervaded about the novel changes in the CBSE curriculum of BST and Accountancy and also guided them for sharing with the students. In the next half queries of the teachers were being asked and solved.
The workshop proved to be an interactive one as teachers shared ideas about the case studies, typology of question and tips of time management and tricks to deal the high order thinking questions. It was a plethora of knowledge as not only from Jaipur but from the outstation schools, teacher of business studies and accountancy were present.

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