Graduation Ceremony of Senior Montessori Kids

March 27, 2017

Graduation ceremony of Senior Montessori students was organized in the school on March 27, 2017. The programme commenced with welcome dance presented by the students of Junior Montessori. The students of Senior Montessori presented vibrant dance performances and were graduated to move ahead for their formal education. Principal Mr. Rajesh Awasthi presided over the function.

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Republic Day Celebrated With Zeal

January 26, 2017

The 68th Republic Day of India was celebrated with great zeal and patriotism on January 26, 2017. Ms. Raminder Mac, Dean International Affairs, hoisted the tricolour. The programme comprising of melodious patriotic songs, scintillating dances, kavi sammelan showcasing glorious history of India, enthralling band performance and inspirational speeches marked the occasion. The celebration ended with the national anthem.

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Farewell Accorded To Class XII Students

January 26, 2017

The whole ambience witnessed a combination of multiple emotions in centripetal motion involving regalia and exhilaration when the students and staff of Choithram School, Manik Bagh bid good bye to the outgoing batch of class XII on January 26, 2017 in a grand farewell ceremony. The programme commenced with the divine Ganesh Vandana followed by felicitation of class XII with the titles and mementoes. A spate of dance, music and laughter enthralled the gathering along with the unforgettable moments knitted in the video. The skit strengthened the faith in friendship while mime on the theme ‘School Reunion’ made the students relive their memories of school and touched the cords of their heart to the core. Mr. Jay Prakash Chowksey, a renowned columnist and grandfather of Prathma Chowksey of class XII offered his tributes to Choithram group for the holistic development of children and also recited a poem to bless the youngsters. Nutan Keswani, School Head Girl thanked the teachers for grooming students with skills and style to face the challenging world. Principal Mr. Rajesh Awasthi stressed to be original and advised the students not only to focus on destination but to learn ways to reach the destination. Felicitations in the form of awards made the celebration special. Mr. Choithram was bagged by Shashank Singhal and Ms. Choithram by Disha Trivedi while Ashi Malviya and Prasham Pahadiya were chosen as Ms. and Mr. Elegant respectively.

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A Memorable Programme to Commemorate Children’s Day

November 16, 2016

Children’s Day was celebrated in the school with mesmerizing performances by the mentors. Exotic dances, hilarious yet motivational skits, melodious song presentations, artistic performance along with the dance, poem recitation were the highlights of the programme.

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Unparalleled Achievement in International Robotronics Competition

December 13, 2016

Choithram School, Manik Bagh team comprising of Nischay Pagarani, Pawan Wadhwani, Chaitanya Vyas and Shashwat Vyas of class XI bagged the overall championship award at the International Robotronics Competition National finale organized by IRC League at Heritage School, Gurugram on December 10, 2016. The competition witnessed the Robotics stalwarts from 120 teams from 60 different schools and 10 different states battling to win the National Championship. Choithram School team has won a sponsored trip to China to represent India in the International Robotronics Competition to be held in China in the month of June 2017. They also won a gift hamper consisting of Pen drive, Power bank and a memento. Principal Mr. Rajesh Awasthi congratulated the team members on their achievement. Earlier the team had secured first position at the city level in the IRC Competition held at G. D. Goenka Public School, Indore.

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Showcasing of Scientific Aptitude in Senior BalVigyan Hosted by Choithram School, ManikBagh

November 10, 2016

Choithram School, ManikBagh hosted Senior BalVigyan (Physics) under the aegis of Indore Sahodaya Schools Complex on November 10, 2016. The event witnessed the project presentation of 15 CBSE affiliated schools of Indore Sahodaya Schools Complex. The presentations by various schools ignited the scientific and creative minds of the students. The theme of the event was ‘Design A Change For Better Tomorrow’. The event was judged by Dr. Dinesh Varshney, HOD Physics DAVV, Mr. Mohit Dubey, Senior PGT Physics Sri Satya Sai VidhyaVihar and Mr. Vinay Sharma, PGT Physics, Choithram School, ManikBagh. Students presented their innovative projects and faced the question answer round by the judges and the participating schools. Colonel’s Academy, Mhow, Standard Public School, Indore and J. J. Public School won the overall Best Presentation Award. Best presentation award went to The Millennium School, Indore Best idea related to theme was bagged by Queen’s College, Indore while Best Content and Knowledge award went to Shri Sai Academy, Mhow.Emerald Heights International School, Indore won Best Aim and Utility Award while Best Question award from audience was won by RohitSatiya of Standard Public School. The winners were felicitated with the trophy and certificate.

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Stupendous Performance of Choithramians at National Level

October 27, 2016

Students of Choithram School, Manik Bagh brought laurels to the school with their stupendous performance in 2nd National Students Exchange Programme held at Delhi Public School, Sagar from October 26 to 28, 2016. The school team comprising of Nutan Keswani and Disha Trivedi of class 12 along with Purva Bhardwaj, Chelsea Sawlani, Parv Birla and Prerak Murdia of class 11 competed with 12 leading schools of the country and bagged positions in eight events out of a total of nine events. The team secured first position in Exhibition on Child Stress and Best out of Waste Event, second position in Poster Making and Slogan Writing, Photography and Folk Dance and third position in Heritage Quiz, Collage Making and Street Play. School Principal Mr. Rajesh Awasthi congratulated the students for their outstanding performance.

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Unparalleled Performance in CBSE State Level Athletic Cluster at Gwalior

October 26, 2016

Choithram School once again emerged as a leading name in the field of sports when Disha Khandelwal of class VIII of Choithram School, Manik Bagh added a feather in the cap of the school with her exuberant performance by bagging silver medal in 100m and 400m track event in under 14 years girls’ category in CBSE State Level Athletic Cluster held at Army Public School, Gwalior from October 21 to October 24, 2016. Her performance has made her qualify for the Nationals to be held shortly. Mr. Rajesh Awasthi, Principal congratulated Disha Khandelwal for achieving this feat.

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Inter School Best Out Of Waste Event At Choithram School, Manik Bagh

October 15, 2016

‘Creativity is not the finding of a thing, but making something out of it after it is found.’Choithram School, Manik Bagh hosted the Interschool Best Out of Waste event under the aegis of Sahodaya Schools Complex, Samagam 2016 on October 15, 2016 with 19 leading schools competing to exhibit their creativity in an aesthetic way. Ms. Anupma Jain, a renowned personality in the field of art and the Principal of Jain Academy was the Chief Guest of the day.

The panel of judges included Ms. Swati Dravid and Ms. Nidhi Jain. The participants used waste materials coloured papers, old newspapers, cardboard boxes, plastic bottles, tins, old CDs, tyres, pins, toothpicks etc. to give wings to their imagination. Judgement was based on creativity, neatness, presentation, use of waste materials and utility of the product made. Best presentations were of Vidhyanjali International School, Standard Public School and Indus World School. The Chief Guest appreciated the imaginative work done by the creative minds. Vote of thanks was proposed by School Deputy Head Girl Aastha Vijaywargiya.

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Teachers’ Day Celebration at Choithram School, ManikBagh

September 3, 2016

Choithram School, ManikBagh celebrated Teachers’ Day on September 3, 2016 in a befitting manner. A cultural fiesta was organized to laud and revere the contribution of the teachers in building sustainable societies and helping in realizing the goal of quality education for all learners. Donning the role of teachers, class 12 students got the opportunity to experience the profession.

Homage was paid to Dr. S. Radhakrishnan followed by the cultural programme. Students’ versatility was displayed through mesmerizing dance performances, melodious songs from the yesteryears, rocking band performance, remarkable mime performance and skit extending gratitude to the teachers for inculcating values. Compilation of memories, messages, love and respect in the form of a video made the teachers go down the memory lanes and relive the moments. The game show put the teachers on test. The teachers exhibited their sportive talent through a volleyball match where they equated the performance of the students. School Principal Mr. Rajesh Awasthi congratulated the teachers on the occasion emphasised the importance of teacher who can inspire, hope, ignite the imagination and instil a love of learning in the students. Best teachers were rewarded on the day.

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Independence Day of India Celebrated with Gaiety

August15, 2016

‘Let the spirit of Independence prevail.’ The glorious red letter Day in the history of growing superpower, embodiment of peace and harmony, our motherland India was celebrated with patriotic fervour on August 15, 2016. The tricolor was unfurled by the senior most faculty Ms. Pallavi Sukhtankar, CCE Co-ordinator. The celebration was marked with the presence of volunteers of Rotary International, Brittaney Nicole Dawn and Eric from USA. An array of performances comprising of patriotic qawwali,melodious songs, dances and yoga display filled everyone with pride. The campus echoed with VandeMatram and Bharat Mata Ki Jai. AasthaVijayawargiya, Deputy Head Girl and Ms. Priya mvadaKanthed, faculty Junior School in their speech stressed on duties and responsibilities of citizens, making everyone ponder upon their negligence and how they could contribute their bit to sustain independence.The celebration ended with the rendition of National Anthem.

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Familiarization Meet For Class 1 Parents

June 8, 2016

Familiarization Meet for class 1 parents was conducted on June 8, 2016 to make the parents familiar with the system followed in the school. A brief introduction of teaching pedagogies was given to the parents. Activity based teaching learning, life skills, value based education, reading club, Spoken English Program, Parent’s Involvement Programme and teaching methodologies were explained in detail.

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Familiarization Meet For Parents of Nursery Children

June 7, 2016

To create awareness about the working and teaching methodology of the school ‘Familiarization Meet’ for Nursery parents was organized on June 7, 2016. The parents were briefed about the Montessori philosophy and the process of nurturing children in school.

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Graduation Ceremony For Montessori Kids at Choithram School, Manik Bagh

April 7, 2016

Graduation Ceremony was organized for Senior Montessori kids at Choithram School, Manik Bagh on April 7, 2016. The programme commenced with welcome dance presented by the students of Nursery and Junior Montessori. The students of Senior Montessori also performed enthralling dances on songs like ‘Gajanana’, ‘Tare Zameen Par’, ‘Rang de Basanti’ etc. Principal Mr. Rajesh Awasthi presided over the function.

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Choithramians Bid Adieu To Class XII Students

January 26, 2016

The whole ambience witnessed a combination of nostalgia, regalia and exhilaration when the students and staff of Choithram School gathered to bid adieu to the outgoing batch of class XII. The proud parents of class XII students who played a pivotal role in the ebullient journey of schooling years of their wards were the guests of honour on this momentous occasion. The programme commenced with the blessings of Almighty and proceeded with the cultural show comprising of dances, mime, skit, band performance and video clippings of the cherished memories of school time.

Principal, Mr. Rajesh Awasthi in his inspiring speech urged the students to uphold the values of acceptance, courage and strength learnt in their schooling years. Mr. Nishit Dubey, father of Pratyush Dubey of class XII spoke about the role played by the school in shaping the personality of the child as well as strengthening of the parent-teacher-child relationship. Mr. & Miss Choithram titles were bagged by Pratyush Dubey and Lovina Nimgaonkar while Pulkit Jain and Vandini Joshee received the titles of Mr. and Miss Elegant respectively.

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Republic Day Celebration

January 26, 2016

The 67th Republic Day of our country was observed with patriotic fervour in the school on January 26, 2016. The National Flag was unfurled by Ms. Uma Wadhawa, the senior most teacher of the school. The day made everyone feel proud of the rich cultural and social fabric of our country. The songs, dances and speeches pertaining to our Republic reminded us of the pain taken by our freedom fighters to free India and the framing of the constitution for its smooth working. Chelsea Sawlani of class X in her speech everyone realize that rights are enjoyed with the duties for the nation. Principal Mr. Rajesh Awasthi urged everyone to do small things with responsibility and automatically big things would fall in place.

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Hosting Inter School Legal Quiz and Parliamentary Debate Competition

November 6, 2015

Choithram School hosted Inter School Legal Quiz and Parliamentary Debate Competition on November 6, 2015. It was organized by the School of Skills Educational Academy to commemorate Law Day and aimed at creating legal awareness among students. The event saw the participation of over 100 participants from around 18 schools of Indore and nearby areas. The topics dealt with current and social issues. The debate was conducted in Asian style (three against three). The adjudicators were Advocate Bahul Shastri and Advocate Khushboo Kewalani. The confident expression and in-depth knowledge of the students impressed everyone. The teams of The Daly College and The Emerald Heights International School reached the finals and Daly College was declared the winner. The quiz comprised of a preliminary written round. Six teams reached the finals of the quiz. Choithram School team comprising of Himanshu Shukla and Ritika Ranka of class XII bagged the first position in the quiz. Justice Ramesh Garg, the chief guest for the valedictory function gave away the prizes to the winners and stressed on the importance of a fair and just judicial system.

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Children’s Day Celebration in School

November 18, 2015

Children’s Day was celebrated as a grand fiesta on November 18, 2015 by the teachers of the Senior School. The day commemorated with immense joy, enthusiasm and magnificence with various activities and events specially organized to mark this day. The celebration began with the lighting of the lamp followed by a wide array of performances including informative skit, advertisement, instrumental performance, silent comedy show, mime, puppet show, folk dance and songs, inspirational videos and poem recitation. Through these performances teachers shared their most cherished desire for the well-being of children. While presenting the act, the teachers reflected the characteristics of children such as simplicity, purity of heart and mind, innocence and affection. The teachers of the Montessori section and Junior School arranged a programme for the students that included songs, comic skits and dances on classical and hit numbers. Students enjoyed and appreciated the performance of their teachers.

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Inter School Ad Mad Event Hosted by Choithram School, Manik Bagh

September 30, 2015

‘Humour breaks down boundaries, topples our self-importance, connects people, engages,
entertains and ultimately enlightens.’ To explore the creative ideas of the students, Inter School Ad Mad Competition was held under the aegis of Indore Sahodaya Schools Complex on September 30, 2015 at Choithram School, Manik Bagh. The topics for the competition were promoting slimming drink for obese, a magical locket and a deodorant. The event witnessed the participation of seven reputed schools of the city. The judges for the event were Mr. Prabuddh Dubey, Creative Director, Srijan advertising, Mr. Lalit Ingle, Lecturer, EMRC (DAVV) and Mr. Rajan Deshmukh, Artist and Guest Lecturer, EMRC (DAVV). Mr. U. K. Jha, Principal, Choithram School, North Campus was the Chief Guest. The humorous content added flavour to the creative spectacle. The rap, rhyme and jingle displayed the marketing skills of the students and fascinated the audience. The three best performances went to Queens’ College, St. Mary’s Convent Higher Secondary School, Mhow and Annie Besant School. The chief guest appreciated the outstanding performance of the students and shared his views on the intricacies of the advertisements. The programme ended with the vote of thanks by Aashana Mamtani, Member of School Council.

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School Vice Principal Receives Patrika Teachers’ Excellence Award

September 18, 2015

Mr. Santosh Mishra, Vice Principal of the school received Patrika Teachers’ Excellence Award on September 18, 2015 from Oriental University, Indore. The jury of eminent educationists shortlisted 300 teachers nominated by the Principals of their schools on the basis of various criteria and bestowed awards to 30 teachers for their invaluable contribution in the field of education.

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Teachers’ Day Celebration AtChoithram School: An Indelible Memory

September 4, 2015

‘Nation building passes through teachers.’ September 5, 2015 serves as an opportunity to pay homage to teachers who toil to build the capacities of human resources for the socio-economic development of the country.To regard with reverential respect, Teachers’ Day was celebrated in Choithram School, ManikBagh on September 4, 2015.

The day began with the morning assembly conducted by student teachers where they were given an opportunity to have an insight into the noble profession. In the addressalthe Principal emphasized that teachers can change lives with the right mix of chalk and challenges and advised the teachers to empower themselves by identifying the potential they possess. While the senior students of the school enjoyed the experience of teaching in the junior classes the Principal felicitated the best teachers from Montessori to Senior School. The cultural programme began with a stunning classical dance performance followed by the majestic euphony of band. The symphonious singing by the school’s nightingales filled the air with enthusiasm. The stellar dance performances by the students won the admiration of one and all. The game shows rendered teachers an opportunity to prove their versatility. The most awaited visual treat was relished in the form of a video show where students captured the unforgettable moments with their mentors and portrayed the saga through a beautiful poem penned by Aditi Jain and SaniyaJeswani of class XII.

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Independence Day Celebration

August 15, 2015

‘Flexibility within the brain and belief within the words are the essence of Independence.’ The entire campus echoed with patriotic zeal as the tricolour was unfurled by the senior most teacher Mr. SantoshMahale, HOD, Indoor CCA department. The feeling of oneness and pride was in the air.

The inspirational speech AshanaMamtani of class X emphasized on the need to be an Indian every day of our life making everyone ponder upon their attitude towards our country. Mr. Harpreet Singh, Maths teacher Senior School while elucidating ‘Gender Sensitivity Pre and Post-Independence Era’ forced us to salute feminism. The programmeshowcased mellifluous song and dance presentationsrecharging patriotic fervour. The programme culminated with motivating thoughts by the School Principal who urged everyone to celebrate freedom by promoting a human rights culture in which respect, dignity and equality become a code for living.

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Choithramians Bag Laurels at the National Level

August 14, 2015

Choithramians proved their mettle by grabbing awards in ‘Reflection- International Youth Fest for History and Civics’ organized by City Montessori School, Lucknow from August 10 to 14, 2015. The school team comprising of Manas Jain and Purva Bharadwaj of class X along with and Mrs. Deepali Ahirao, faculty Social Science Department, Senior School won the second prize in ‘Endeavour: a project on Community Service’ where the students showcased the work done by the school students in rendering service to members of the community particularly with people less fortunate than themselves. Ms. Reshma Dave and Ms. Sandhya Arondekar are the Incharges of Community Service Club. The team comprising of Loveena Nimgaonkar, Rachit Raj Dangi, Disha Trivedi, Manas Jain, Sowmya Sukhtankar and Purva Bhardwaj bagged the second commendation award in ‘Kaliedoscope: Choreography over the theme Aim of life’. They were guided by Ms. Aditi Oswal, dance faculty of the school. The students competed with 63 schools from India, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

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Bidding Adieu to Class XII

January 26, 2015 

The whole ambience witnessed a combination of nostalgia, regalia and exhilaration when the students and staff of the school gathered to bid adieu to the outgoing batch of class XII on January 26, 2015. The proud parents of class XII students were the guests of honour on this momentous occasion. The cultural programme commenced with ‘Vandana’ followed by spate of dance and musical performances by students.  Principal, Mr. Rajesh Awasthi in his inspiring speech urged the students to uphold the values and have a clear conscience. School Head Girl Charul Raheja and School Head Boy Shreyas Jain enumerated how the values imbibed by students in their schooling years enable to shape their character. Mrs. Nidhi Arora, mother of Yagya Arora, School Cultural Prefect spoke about the role played by the school in shaping the personality of the child as well as strengthening of the parent-teacher-child relationship. Mr. & Miss Choithram titles were bagged by Swastid Sharma and Tanisha Rashinkar while Karan Sitlani and Roshni Jain received the titles of Mr. and Miss Ele