DRS International School

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Special Assembly: Earth Day Celebrations 2019

Date:

April 22, 2019

Description:

In a Special Assembly on ‘World Earth Day 2019’, our Secondary and Senior Secondary students at DRSIS highlighted the importance of protecting our planet and emphasizing environmental awareness through action-oriented activities.

Red Reunion

Date:

April 18, 2019

Description:

The Red Day Celebrations by the International kindergarten at DRSIS, saw the IK tiny tots and teachers dress up in vibrant shades of ‘Red’ to mark a special significance of this bold and beautiful color.

DRSIS Secondary Wing: Inter-House Elocution Competition 2019

Date:

April 17, 2019

Description:

The Secondary Wing Inter-House Elocution Competition held at DRSIS was a competition worth witnessing with student speakers from Grades VI-VIII and Grades IX-XII belonging to different Houses presenting speeches on trending topics with great effort and enthusiasm. The students had the choice of speaking on either of the two topics, ‘Disbursing political patronage in education’ or ‘Higher education versus skill acquisition’ for Grades VI-VIII and ‘Why should we try new things’ or ‘Is social validation required for self-esteem?’ for Grades IX to XII.

Blessed for the Best

DRSIS: IBDP-2 Blessing Ceremony 2019

Date:

April 13, 2019

Description:

The IBDP-1 students and teachers at DRSIS, got together in the school to wish good luck to the outgoing batch of 2019 for their upcoming Diploma Examinations.

Forging Career Pathways

Forging Career Pathways

Date:

April 10, 2019

Description:

Our Grade-12 CBSE and IBDP-1 students made the most of the opportunity pertaining to the planning of their higher education in a session on “A Winning College Admission Plan” by Ms. Stuti Verma from Univariety.

DRSIS: Hyd IB PYP Network Meet 2019

Date:

April 05, 2019

Description:

The Hyderabad PYP Network Coordinators Meet 2019 was hosted by the IB PYP Wing at DRSIS. Over 14 IB school’s PYP Coordinators from Hyderabad and various parts of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh attended this meeting.

IBDP-1 Morning Assembly on ‘Mindfulness’

Date:

April 01, 2019

Description:

The IBDP-1 conducted the Morning Assembly on 1st April 2019,  Theme of the Month -‘Mindfulness’. The assembly began with the prayer for courage and school song initiated by the whole class. This was followed by a thought for the day based on the theme designated. The news interestingly featured news reports that were steeped in mindfulness and made an interesting addition to the theme.

IB PYP Faculty Development Program 2019

Date:

Mar 30, 2019

Description:

Our IB PYP at DRSIS organized a Faculty Development Program on ‘Collaborative Learning Process for Learning and Teaching’ for the IB PYP Facilitators at DRSIS

Back to School

DRSIS School Re-opening Day 2019-2020

Date:

Mar 27, 2019

Description:

The re-opening day after a short break breathed a fresh breath of spring to DRSIS.

The Morning Assembly was conducted by the teachers, with a special song by the Music Department which inspired all.

Parent Orientation

DRSIS: IB PYP Parent Orientation Program

Date:

Mar 25, 2019

Description:

The IB PYP Wing at DRSIS organized an orientation program for the parents of the newly joined students. The parents got an opportunity to experience and understand the world their ward would explore at DRSIS and also be convinced that their children were in good hands.

IB PYP IK I-III & Grade I-IV Student-Led Conference

Date:

Mar 09, 2019

Description:

A Student-Led Conference was held by our IB PYP students of IK I-III and Grades I-IV in their respective classrooms, giving the parent community an opportunity to gauge the outcomes of our students’ inquiries and explorations at school, as well as for the students demonstrate ownership of the assessment of their learning.

IB PYP Grade V Exhibition 2018

Date:

Mar 09, 2019

Description:

The IB PYP Exhibition for the graduating class of Grade V of the Academic Year 2018-2019 was held on 9th March 2019 at DRSIS. The exhibition saw our students share their exploration of the transdisciplinary theme – ‘Sharing the Planet’, through the Central Idea that had collaboratively framed– ‘Humans make choices to support the sustainability of Earth’s Resources’ and its Lines of Inquiry – ‘Exploring the Earth’s Resources’, ‘Balance Between Human Choices and Earth’s Resources’, and ‘Our Responsibility in Supporting the Sustainability of Earth’s Resources’.

IK-1 Pool Party

Date:

Mar 05, 2019

Description:

A ‘Summer Pool Party’ was organized for our kindergarteners of IK-1 at DRSIS which added joy to their learning about their ongoing Unit of Inquiry on the central idea ‘Changes in the climate can affect our lifestyle’.

IB PYP Wing- Annual Class Get-together 2018-2019

Date:

Mar 02, 2019

Description:

The students were all excited for the outdoor brunch with their teachers at school. Everyone brought one home-made dish without junk and bonded with others over shared meals which were all big hits on both the palate and the plate.

FDP- Early Childhood Development Disabilities: Identification, Prevention & Management Strategies-Seminar Cum Workshop

Date:

Feb 24, 2019

Description:

The Osmania University, Hyderabad, in association with Sri Holistic  Health Foundation, India conducted a one-day national seminar cum workshop on ‘Early Childhood Development Disabilities: Identification, Prevention & Management Strategies’ on 24th February 2019 which was attended by Ms. Geeta & Ms. Silky, facilitators from our SEN team.

IB PYP: Inter-House Fancy Dress Competition Grades I-V

Date:

Feb 23, 2019

Description:

While clothes make a statement, costumes tell a story! The IB PYP Wing at DRSIS recently conducted an Inter-House Fancy Dress Competition for Grades I to V on the theme- ‘Underwater Bodies’. The event saw our students come dressed as the underwater creatures of their choice such as turtles, octopus; underwater objects like sub-marines, scuba-divers, besides fictional characters like the King of the Sea, mermaids, Aqua Man, etc.

 SPECIAL ASSEMBLY ON INTERNATIONAL MOTHER LANGUAGE DAY 2019

Date:

Feb 21, 2019

Description:

DRS International School is home to students and faculty with diverse language portraits and who understand that multilingualism is the cornerstone of being internationally minded. The school joined in on world-wide celebrations organized by the United Nations to observe International Mother Language Day, 2019 with a special assembly on the 21st of February.

Secondary Wing: Spl Assembly on Galileo’s Birth Anniversary

Date:

Feb 18, 2019

Description:

A special assembly was conducted by the students of Galileo House to celebrate Galileo Galileis’ birth anniversary. Students shared inspiring excerpts and readings from Galileo’s work but the highlight of the assembly was the Press Conference where Mr Galileo Galilei, as enacted by one of our Grade 7 students, was interviewed by a few aspiring journalists.

IB PYP: Grade-I Field Trip to Chomahallah Palace

Date:

Feb 18, 2019

Description:

As part of their ongoing inquiry on ‘Where We are in Place and Time’, our IB PYP Grade-I students, visited the Chowmahallah Palace Museum to gain insight into how ‘Vintage Buggies and Carriages’ were a mode of transportation,  in a field trip on 18th February 2019.

Secondary Wing: Cleanliness Drive Campaign

Date:

Feb 16, 2019

Description:

A joint venture to clean up outside the school from the menace of littering and dumping garbage brought 75 students and teachers of DRS International School who volunteered for the service and outreach campaign. The campaign was collaboratively designed and executed by the students across different wings- the IBDP students for whom the initiative was a group CAS project, the senior CBSE students who belong to the Global Social Leaders Programme, and the residential students of the school’s Interact Club, all joined hands to make a difference

Hidden Castle

IB PYP Wing: Adventure Camp to Hidden Castle

Date:

Feb 15 & 16, 2019

Description:

They enjoyed and experienced multi-adventurous endeavours like Trekking, Bicycle Trailing, Tree Top Walking, Archery & Aviary, High-Liners & Zip-Liners, Walk for a Destiny, Water Sports, Swimming Pool, Secret Tunnel, London Bridge, Commando Net, Camp Fire etc and these adrenaline-filled experiences and activities not only helped them to be independent and  inculcate self-managemenr skills, but helped them discover their hidden talents, sharpen their motor skills and mental growth and also build a solid rapport with fellow students.

Secondary Wing: Blessing Ceremony

Date:

Feb 09, 2019

Description:

They say that ships in the harbor are safe, but that is not what ships are meant for. With the board examinations around the corner, our grade X and XII students are on the threshold of one of the greatest challenges of their lives, before they step out into the world.

IBDP-Participation in CAScade

 IBDP: Participation in CAScade

Date:

Feb 08, 2019

Description:

Our IBDP 1 students made quite a splash at ‘CAScade’, a thoughtful, productive and exuberant forum organized by the IBDP students of CHIREC International School to showcase and strengthen Creativity-Activity-Service programmes in IB World Schools in the city.

Secondary Wing: Mini Science Exhibition

Date:

Feb 07, 2019

Description:

The students of Grade IK-2 visited the Reins Horse Riding Institute and Kennel on the 7th of February, 2019, as a part of their inquiry on the central idea ‘Water is a resource and affects our daily life’. The line of inquiry that was integrated with the field trip was ‘Water is essential for all living beings for their survival’.

Secondary Wing Mini Science Exhibition

Secondary Wing: Mini Science Exhibition

Date:

Feb 02, 2019

Description:

Experiential understanding is an integral aspect of any exploration in the Sciences. Our students of Grades VI-VIII from both CBSE & CAIE organized a Mini Science exhibition on Saturday, 2nd Feb 2019 to showcase their exploration of different scientific theories and concepts.

Secondary Wing: Assembly on Simplicity

Date:

Feb 04, 2019

Description:

Our students of the Secondary Wing explored the Theme of the Month, ‘Simplicity’ with an assembly on 4th February 2018.

Residential Wing- Workshop on Magnetic Poetry for Grade VIII

Date:

Feb 03, 2019

Description:

Our residential students of Grade VIII were in for a treat on the 3rd of February, 2018! The students had a workshop on Magnetic Poetry, that encouraged even the most hesitant writers to collaborate to create unique, deep and insightful poems with a little help from magnetic prompts.

Art Fest

School Participation in Childrens Art Fest 2019

Date:

Feb 01, 2019

Description:

Nineteen lucky students from Grades IV to IX were chosen to represent DRS International School at the Children’s Art Fest 2019, conducted by The Children’s Fine Art Gallery on the 1st of February 2019. Our students were fascinated with the interactive displays and workshops, a unique shadow puppet show and also enjoyed a talk by the famous Artist Savio, about the history of the Amar Chitra Katha and its legacy for budding artists like them

IK-IK 3 Field Trip to Dirty Feet

Date:

Jan 29, 2019

Description:

Those who teach us the most about humanity aren’t always humans! Our little ones of IK 3 discovered what it means to be truly caring in a field trip to a ‘Dirty Feet Farm’ on the 29th of January. This field trip was part of their exploration of their central idea, ‘Animals play an important role in our life’, specifically, how we as human beings have a responsibility to ensure their well-being.

School Event: Mini Sports Day

Date:

Jan 26, 2019

Description:

The school celebrated its Mini Sports Day from 24th to 26th January, 2019, with a range of athletic and sporting events.

Secondary Wing- Special Assembly on Martyr’s Day

Date:

Jan 30, 2019

Description:

DRS International School joined the nation in observing Martyr’s Day with a special assembly that explored the legacy left behind by Mahatma Gandhi.