GEMS Akademia International School - "EVENTS"
CISCE Regional Football Tournament at GAIS
GEMS Akademia International School hosted the three-day CISCE Regional Football Tournament (WB & N.E States) from 28th August to 30th August 2018. The 59 participating teams came from schools across West Bengal and other North Eastern States. All teams displayed remarkable skill and sportsmanship, with some spectacular goals and equally spectacular saves Several matches had to be decided by penalty shoot outs. The final day was graced by the presence of Mr. Nabarun De, Secretary, CISCE, West Bengal and North Eastern States, who witnessed a truly hard-fought final between the two well-matched teams, the final score being 1 - 0 in favour of St. Augustine's School, Kalimpong. The three day program concluded with the Prize Distribution and speeches from our special guest and members of the SLT. Selected players from this tournament would represent the region at the Nationals later this year. ➢ Winner: ST. AUGUSTINE'S SCHOOL (Kalimpong ) ➢ Runner Up : PATKAI CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Manipur).
Raksha Bandhan at GAIS
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life. Richard Bach
The students of Pre-primary and Primary celebrated Rakhi (Raksha Bandhan) on 24th August with enthusiasm and joy. They made the Rakhis themselves and tied them to the wrists of not only their classmates to celebrate the special bonds of love and friendship, but also on the wrists of their teachers, Principal, Headmistress and other members of the school to show and express their gratitude. It was yet another joyful day for the junior wing of GEMS Akademia International School to see all the wrists adorned with the colourful Rakhis.
DAY I - 72nd Independence Day Celebration
The students and staff of GEMS Akademia kick-started the three day Independence Day celebrations on the 13th of August, 2018 in an innovative way. They visited various departments to thank their members for their services in making India a better place to live in. These are the same people who can be called our modern real life heroes who work selflessly to make our lives comfortable. While we remember the unsung heroes who lost their lives fighting for India’s independence we forget about our real life heroes who sacrifice so much of their own just for us.
The students and staff visited 18 different departments to personally thank their members for their efforts to work for us all through the years. We visited the Army, BSF Headquarters, Railways, Electricity Boards, Water Supply, Fire Department, Traffic Police, Kolkata Police, State Transport, Blind School, Animal Welfare, Old Age Homes, Cancer Hospital and St Xaviers’ College. The members were presented with a Thank You Card, a National Tri-Colour and sweets as a token of gratitude. This was highly appreciated by the all the recipients.
A walkathon to the nearby old age home, cyclothon to the Army Camp, the song recital - Vande Mataram and a dance recital on Maya Angelou’s “Still I Rise” were the highlights of the event. Various other cultural programs like the flash mob, fashion parade, songs, recitation and dance performances were enjoyed by all.
DAY II - 72nd Independence Day Celebration
On 14th August, our Pre-Primary and Primary students celebrated Independence Day with a special assembly. It began with a student singing Vande Mataram followed by the English recital of the lyrics, and the united taking of the Pledge to India. A short cultural program which included two dances and a song was performed by the students. The programme ended with singing of the National Anthem.
Day III - 72nd Independence Day
On the 15th of August all the staff and students from the Middle and Senior Sections of the school, gathered to be part of the finale of the three-day-Independence Day celebrations. The programme began with a March Past by the members of the Student Council, and the hoisting of the National Flag. This was followed by a brief cultural programme which included songs, a dance, the formation of several human pyramids, and an exciting Karate display. . The programme ended with the singing of the National Anthem by all present.
The GAIS Girls Team participated in the football tournament organised and hosted by La- Martiniere for Girls, Kolkata. We won our first match against St. Paul's Mission School(5-0), and in the semifinals beat CIS (2- 0)
We played and lost to Modern High School 0-2, in the final, emerging Runners-Up. The Best Player and High scorer was PALAK SINGH (of Grade VII) . We congratulate our team and coach for their fine efforts.