St. Edmund's School organized a triangular series among Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan's Vidyashram. St. Martin's School, South Africa and the host School i.e. St. Edmund's School, Jawahar Nagar, Jaipur. It was played at Chaugan Stadium. The inaugural Cricket match was played between the host team and the team from abroad. It was inaugurated by principal Dr. (Mrs.) Pooja Singh. The toss was won by St. Martin’s School and they elected to field first. Shivansh Pathak was declared as the best player by St. Martin’s School. He was presented a gift containing note pad, locket, flag of South Africa and a book about their School. Another player of host team Akshay Vijaywargiya was presented with a small bat by the guest team. The captain of St. Martin’s School presented lockets as mementoes to all the players of St. Edmund’s team. The winning trophy was awarded to the team of St. Martin’s School by principal Dr. Pooja Singh and mementoes were presented to each member of the team by Deputy Director Mr. Kapil Singh. Second day was set for the cricket match between the team of St. Martin’s School and the team of Bhartiya Vidyabhawan’s Vidyashram. The toss was won by Vidyashram school and they elected to bat first. They scored 88 runs in 17.4 overs and the whole team was out whereas the team of St. Martin’s School, South Africa won the match by 8 wickets.

American delegates Mr. Stephen J. Stembelt and Dr. JANET BUSTRIN from Columbia School, New York visited St. Edmund’s, Jawahar Nagar to get acquainted with the teaching skills being practiced at school. They were really impressed with the innovative methods and aids used by the teachers to explain certain topics of English, Maths and Science. Dr. Bustrin even taught in the Std. X where Julius Ceaser was being taught as she herself is an English teacher, so she could not resist herself when ‘William Shakespeare’ was discussed. They were welcomed by the students, staff and management in a typical Indian way. They accompanied the students in their classes and interviewed them on various topics to analyze the standards of students at various levels. They appreciated the educational level of the children and compared it with the students of U.S.A. In the end, they thanked Director Dr. Sudhir K. Singh, Academic Director Mrs. Meena Singh, Principal Dr. (Mrs.) Pooja Singh, Deputy Director Mr. Kapil Singh and the staff for their overwhelming support. They concluded their visit in a single sentence. ‘India is simply superb.’

To bid Adieu to the outgoing students of Class XII, farewell was organized in St. Edmund’s School, Jawahar Nagar, Jaipur. Students of Class XI organized a grand and gala show. The function commenced with the litting of inaugural lamp by Director Mrs. Meena Singh and Principal Dr. Pooja Singh , which was followed by Ganesh Vandana and farewell song by the students of XI Std. Outgoing students also conveyed their feelings through songs and speeches. Students also showed their gesture by presenting momentoes to their reverend teachers, who had been their mentors throughout their time at school. Ramp walk was the most fascinating presentation of the day. Mr. and Miss. Edmunds were awarded with trophies along with the meritorious students of various spheres like Academics, sports, co-curricular activities etc. Entire embience was filled with the sentiments of separation, thrill and enjoyment.The whole campus gave a glimpse of Rainbow depicting the various costumes of students as different colors. The function concluded with the blessings by Director Ma’am and best wishes by Principal Ma’am.

III Ranbir Singh Memorial Inter School Taekwondo Tournament was organized at St.Edmund’s School, Jawahar Nagar.Around forty schools across the town participated in the event. Dr. Raj Kumar Sharma, Minister Science and Technology, Govt. of Rajasthan was the Chief Guest for the occasion and Mr. Sunil Bhagsara, N.S.U.I President, University of Rajasthan pressed over the function. The Chief Guest lit the inaugural baton and declared the opening of the tournament. After that tournament commenced. It was a three day event in which various teams stayed in the campus from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. All the teams were escorted by the coaches and instructors. About 500 students from 30 different CBSE schools participated in the competition held from 19th Dec to 22nd Dec’2011.The entire event was full of joy and enthusiasm as all the participants played very well with high as well as healthy sporting spirit. The Felicitation Ceremony of the Competition was also organized with great zeal and enthusiasm. Chief Guest Mr. Rajan Mahan (Director, NDTV, Rajasthan) awarded the winners and motivated the participants, emphasizing the importance of sports in one’s life. St. Edmund’s school won the trophy in Martial Arts.Indo- Bharat School stood second whereas Maheshwari Public school won the Third position. Parasrampuria International School won the First position in Skating Competition. St. Edmund’s School won the Second position and Third position was awarded to S.V. Public School. To conclude the occasion, Principal Dr.Pooja Singh proposed the Vote of thanks to the Honorable guests as well as to the coaches and instructors of the various teams who came to witness and participate in the events. She also congratulated the winners and inspired the participants by her wisdom words and wished them good luck for future.

St. Edmund’s School, Jawahar Nagar,organized its grand ‘Annual Day function- ‘The Palette’ at Birla Auditorium. The theme depicted that ‘Colours’ are an inseparable part of our lives.The students like an artist portrays different scenes showing different colors with their importance. Colors give fragrance, motivation and excitement to our lives and it was truly being seen in the enthusiastic performance of the children. Mrs. Jyoti Khandelwal,Mayor,Jaipur City was the chief guest for the occassion. The children dressed up in traditional costumes welcomed the guests. The function commenced with Garlanding of Lord Ganesha and offering Saraswati Vandana to Goddess.It was followed by the Play ‘AKBAR THE GREAT IN 21st CENTURY’. The court was set accordingly and the other part depicted the importance of colors in our lives. The function commenced with white color as well as concluded with white color. Other colors like red, blue, green and yellow symbolizing bravery, courage, prosperity and determination respectively. The main attraction was the thrilling performance of tiny toddlers of Pre-Primary and Primary section. We felt like reaching to the moon with the song ‘Aao tumhe chaand pe le jyaye’ and ever sizzling song ‘Senorita’made the audience dance to the rhythm of the tunes. The Principal Dr. Pooja Singh read the Annual Report and meritorious students of 2010-11were awarded with prizes and certificates by the guests. The function ended with Aashirvachnam by the Chief Guest which really encouraged inspired and charged the students.

Pages