Commerce Club August 2021
On 6th August, Mr.Gokulraj from KEW Academy, a Chartered Accountant by profession, and teacher by passion addressed the gathering. The students were highly enthusiastic to know about the commerce field from him. His personal story inspired all the students and broke stereotypes about the CA course and gave the students a clear roadmap of the various career options available and emphasised them to take their own decisions. It was a great learning experience for the students.
Concurrence July 2021
On 24th, the quiz titled BRAIN TEASERS was prepared and conducted for class 12 by some students of the same class. Our Alumnus A J Surya also joined the session to encourage students and discuss some techniques to create interesting quizzes. On 31st a quiz on LOGICAL REASONING was conducted for class 11 via alumnus Nanda H Krishna which enabled the students to prove their capabilities beyond the predicted syllabus.
Effervescence July 2021
Effervescence Club, the Chemistry Club of Vidya Mandir, Mylapore started the activities for the academic year 2021-22 by conducting two online events each for classes 11 and 12. For Class 11, Graphite impression, a chemistry-based creative writing competition and Spin a Polymer, a story narrating competition was conducted by giving three chemistry-based terms to each participant with two minutes of preparation time and two minutes for narration. For Class 12, Lexichem – a combination of Chem Sudoku, Rebus, Anagram, crossword, and Brisk Effervescence, a science quiz was conducted.
Environment Club July 2021
On the 14th of July, “Flying Colours” a presentation about 10 birds covering their habitat and other special features was done by Dr. Uma Balasubramanyam for class 8. The main objective of this activity was to teach the students the importance of conserving nature and also to get them started on “Birding”. The Presentation was enjoyed by all the students. For class 9, a presentation was conducted by members of YNN( Young Naturalists Network) – Ms. Smriti Mahesh (alumnus-2019-20), Mr. Aditya Ramakrishnan ( alumnus-2019-20), Ms. Ekadh Ranganath, and Ms. Anooja. It included pictures of varied species of birds, insects, arachnids, reptiles, centipedes, and millipedes in the VM campus. It was very informative and kindled the interest of many students. The main objective was to throw light on the importance of Bio Diversity.
Commerce Club July 2021
The first ever online commerce club activity was held on Saturday, 31st July. Ms. Kavitha Deendayalan, a lawyer with over 15 years of experience held a fascinating discussion on a variety of topics such as the Constitution of India, the Preamble, Article 14 and 15 in the Constitution of India, socio-economic justice, and various case laws that she had personally taken up.
Heritage Club July 2021
Heritage Club flagged off its activities in class 6 and 8 for this academic year with a colourful and vibrant presentation on Indian Culture and Heritage, covering aspects from our traditions, customs, yoga, medicine to dance forms, music and arts. Besides the students participated in INTACH poster making competitions on the occasions of World Yoga Day and World Environment Day enthusiastically. Students of Class 8 will be attending a workshop on FILMIT – a video making event organised by INTACH in August.
National Reading Month June 2021
On account of National Reading Month (June 19- July 18) , a newsletter was launched by the Reading club. Essay writing, poster designing and bookmark making activities are planned for classes 6 to 10. Primary had week long activities. Classes 1 and 2 had activities related to reading and classes 3 to 5 had 'Reading Quiz'.
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Concurrence June 2021
A PPT on the topic “Clocks and Calendars” was presented to class 10. History of clocks and calendars, various tricks to solve problems on mirror image and water image of clocks, and days and dates of calendars were discussed. A session titled “Fun with Numbers” was conducted for class 9 which included interesting facts, riddles, and amazing tricks to find results on some numbers.
Great Masters Series hosted by SPAM club June 2021
We hosted 'The great masters' program created by SPICMACAY on the evening of 5/6/2021. This series is about great teachers of the music world remembered fondly by their student. We were fortunate to have Dr. S. Sowmya recall the traits of her guru Dr. S. Ramanathan, followed by a Q &A session by our inquisitive students. The 350 strong VM participants also enjoyed a combination of some famous songs rendered by the great master and rare photographs of his life. In all it was a great learning experience us for students and look forward for more such in the future. Click here for the videoRead more...
MUN June 2021
VM MUN Club members participated in the Chettinad Hari Shree Vidyalayam MUN organised on 19th and 20th June and won several awards. VM MUN Team was adjudged the best delegation at the event by the Secretariat of the CHSVMUN.
MUN May 2021
The Vidya Mandir Model United Nations was conducted on 28th and 29thMay’21 for the students of classes 9 and 10 through an online platform.
MUN April 2021
On the 24th and 25th of April 2021, our school attended our first MUN of the calendar year- Amity University (Rajasthan) Model United Nations - through an online platform. Saaransh of class 11 winning a special mention along with a cash prize of 3000 rupees.