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CIRCULAR FOR CLASSES IV TO XI             

TIS/ VV/ 2016-17/111
December ’16

Dear Parent,

World Genius Search Foundation, is an associate organisation of National Genius Search Foundation which conducts NGSE exams for classes IV to XI every year.   This year NGSE is extending this exam to the global level through Global Genius Awards which is a world wide platform to measure the aptitude of each student at the global level through the aptitude measurement score called Global Intellectual Index, apart from Global Genius Awards and Global Percentile Scores. The examination will be conducted on Monday 30 Jan.’17 and registration fee for the same is  ₹ 500.

If you are interested in your ward taking the assessment, please pay the registration fee to the Science teacher by Thursday 15 December 2016.  Detailed Syllabus and Model Questions can be downloaded from the downloads section of the website www.worldgenious.global/downloads.php

 

(Mallika Preman)
SR. SCHOOL HEADMISTRESS

CONSENT SLIP

TIS/ VV/ 2016-17/111                   
December ’16

I, _________________________, parent of _________________________ studying in class __________hereby give my consent for my ward to appear for WGSE.

 

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CIRCULAR FOR CLASS X

TIS/ VV/ 2016-17/107
December ’16
 

Dear parent,

It is important to understand that choosing a career does not mean, simply deciding upon the ultimate career profile. Rather, a person should have the potential to grow with that career and achieve success. Every career option requires a particular aptitude combination that should match with the person's potential ability to grow with that career.  An Aptitude Test helps the student determine what her / his abilities are best suited for. The school, in collaboration with Centre For Career Development, is organising an interest profiling test and one to one counselling sessions for students of class X. This will include:

1. An interest profiling test to identify possible career options. It is a 2 ½ hour test which does not require any preparation and will be administered on Wednesday 28 December 2016 in school. 

2. A one to one session at the school with the student and the parents to:

    • assess academic performance and potential.
    • analyse strengths and weaknesses.
    • detail out career options and make specific career choices
    • work out the subject streams and combinations
    • recommend future course of action.

3. The registration fee for the entire program is ₹ 1250/- to be paid in cash. 

 

Please note that the subject stream selection of your ward will depend on the cut off specified for each stream as informed by circular no TIS/VV/2016-17/033 dated April 2016. The result of this aptitude test will not have any bearing on the stream allotted by the school. 

If you are interested in your ward taking this interest profiling test, please send the registration fee in cash, along with the consent slip, latest by Friday 16 December 2016. 

 

(Madhulika Sen)
Principal

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CONSENT SLIP

TIS/ VV/ 2016-17/107
December ’16
 

I, _____________________, father/mother of ___________________ of class ______________, would like my ward to undertake the interest profile test. I am sending  ₹ 1250/- in cash towards the registration fee, along with the consent slip. 

 

_________________________________________                                                                       _________________

        (Signature of Parent)                                                                                                                    Date

CIRCULAR FOR CLASSES III TO XII

TIS/ VV/ 2016-17/099 
October ’16

Dear Parents,

The Science Olympiad Foundation is organizing the 10th International Mathematics Olympiad for Classes III to XII on Monday, 12 December 2016This is an OPTIONAL competition.

The students will be tested on: 

  • Section I : Logical Reasoning
  • Section II : Mathematical Reasoning
  • Section III : Everyday Mathematics
  • Section IV: Achievers Section

Participation fee:           ₹ 120/-

Sample booklet fee (OPTIONAL): As given in table below

Event Name

Class

Cost

IMO – Workbook  

III - XII

  ₹ 80/-

Books for Reasoning

III - V

  ₹ 150/-

Books for Reasoning

VI - XII

  ₹ 200/-

 

 Interested students have to register and deposit the fee with their respective Mathematics teachers.  The last date to register is  Wednesday, 26th October 2016.

(Mallika Preman)

SR. SCHOOL HEADMISTRESS

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Acknowledgement Slip

TIS/ VV/ 2016-17/099  
October ’16

I ____________________________Parent/Guardian of _____________________________ of Class ______ want my ward to participate IMO exam. 

 

Parent’s Signature: __________________         Date: ________________

CIRCULAR FOR CLASSES III TO XII

TIS/ VV/ 2016-17/081
August ’16
         

Dear Parents, 

We believe in providing opportunities for students to challenge themselves in their academic pursuit. For this we encourage them to participate in competitive Olympiads at national as well as at an international level to gauge their academic standard and aptitude. Keeping this in mind, we are organising the 3rd National Genius Search Examination conducted by National Genius Search Foundation in association with Central Board of Education-CCE; the NTSE for IX & X  conducted by CBSE and the Science Olympiad  by Science Olympiad Foundation and the NSTSE  by Unified Council, Hyderabad for classes III to XII.  These examinations will be conducted in school. Interested students are to submit the consent slip and fee to their respective science teachers by Wednesday 24 Aug 2016 along with the registration fee. Details of the examinations are as follows:

 

Name of Exam

 Date of exam

Registration Fee

                  Syllabus

Question type(s)

 

 

 

NGSE :

Phase-1 (Mains)

 

 

 

03 Dec. 2016

 

 

 

 

      ₹ 500

 

For Classes  IV – XII The questions are drawn from the respective Mathematics and Science CBSE Syllabus and a few questions on General Knowledge related to scientific aspects.

For Classes XI & XII : Students in Classes XI & XII can choose any two subjects (from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, Economics, Business Studies and Accounts).

NGSE Mains is a single test and comprises multiple choice questions to be answered in            90 minutes. There will be  questions with one or more correct options, a series of correct combinations and matching etc.

 

 

Phase-  2 (Advanced)

 

 

 

01 March 2017

       

 

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The Syllabus of NGSE for each class or its equivalent grades can be downloaded

from the ‘Downloads’ section of the website:

www.ngsfindia.org/downloads.php.

The NGSE Advanced is a written examination with 10 or less than 10 descriptive questions to be completed answer in 90 minutes. For details, visit www.ngsfindia.org

 

 

NTSE stage 1

 

 

6 Nov. 2016

 

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Based on CBSE SYLLABUS 

Eligibility : Currently in class 10

Minimum score in class 9 - 60%

Objective type  questions with no negative marking

 Refer to  www.ncert.nic.in

www.edudel.nic.in / public circulars

 

 

SOF Examination

Phase I

 

15 Nov.       

2016

₹ 120 (additional  ₹ 60 for  sample books that can be ordered online-www.mtg.in)

 

Science , Math & G.K

 

Multiple Choice questions. Visit www.sofworld.org for syllabus and sample question papers. 

 

NSTSE

05 Feb. 

2017

₹ 120 ( ₹ 40 additional for old sample papers)

Classes III to XII  eligible. Based on CBSE syllabus

Objective type questions with no negative marking.

JSTSE

 

 

To be declared later

 

 

 

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Based on CBSE SYLLABUS

Eligibility : Currently in class 9

Minimum score in class 8 - 65%

Objective type  questions with no negative marking

 Refer to www.ncert.nic.in

www.edudel.nic.in  / public circulars

 

(Mallika Preman)

SR. SCHOOL HEADMISTRESS

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TIS/ VV/ 2016-17/081  
August ’16
         

I,__________________________________,parent/guardian of __________________________ of class ___________  would like to register my ward for  ____________________________________________.

  __________________________                                               _____________________                                                        ______________   

    Parent/ Guardian’s  signature                                                               Contact no.                                                                                Date

 

P.S. Parents are requested to keep a photocopy of the circular and the consent slip to help remember the dates and the  examination  their ward is appearing for.

CIRCULAR FOR CLASSES IX & X

TIS/ VV/ 2016-17/076
August ’16
      

FOUNDATION COURSE IN SCIENCE AND MATH

Dear Parents 

The importance of fundamentals in Science and Math cannot be overemphasized, and a clear understanding of concepts in these subjects play a pivotal role when a student steps out into the domain of higher education and then into the professional world. In fact all competitive, aptitude and professional exams lik  NTSE, JEE, AIIMS, AFMC, CAT, GMAT, SAT etc have a significant component focussing on the fundamentals. Hence the need of the hour is to build a strong fundamental base. Keeping this in mind, the school, in collaboration with PACE – IIT & Medical, is planning to organise foundation building sessions in Science and Math for students of class X. The focus of the programme is to:

  • hone academic skills to a professional level
  • foster out- of- the-box thinking 
  • boost confidence in order to excel in school assessment and competitive exams
  • increase levels of understanding and application of concepts
  • teach time management and stress management

Classes will commence on Monday 22 August’16 and will continue till Tuesday 24 January 2017.  The schedule for classes will be as follows:

 

CLASS

CONTENT

SCHEDULE

FEE

IX

Mental Ability

(Math)

Every Monday

8 am to 9 am

2500/-

X

Mental Ability

(Math, Phy & Chem)

Every Monday & Tuesday

8 am to 9 am

5000/-


If you wish to enrol your ward in this programme, please send the consent form duly filled and signed by  Monday 22 August 2016.  

(Madhulika Sen)
PRINCIPAL

CONSENT FORM

TIS/ VV/ 2016-17/076
August ’16

I, _____________________________ parent / guardian of _________________________ of class __________ would like to enroll my ward for the concept building classes in Science and Math. I understand that these classes will focus only on concept building and will not teach the regular syllabus of class IX & X.

____________________________________                               ______________________

        Parent/ Guardian’s  signature                                                                    Date             

 

CIRCULAR FOR CLASSES NURSERY & K.G. 

TIS/ VV/ 2016-17/067
July’16

Dear Parent,

 

Being able to project one’s thoughts lucidly and confidently to an audience is an integral part of success in life these days.  This training needs to be started as early as possible.  

We are commencing with the ‘Show and Tell’ activity which will happen every Friday, starting from  Friday 22 July 2016.

The children should come prepared to speak on any object / picture which they will carry with them on that day.  We seek your cooperation in maintaining the regularity of the activity.

 

(Preeti Chadha)

Jr. School Headmistress

CIRCULAR FOR CLASS XI  

TIS/ VV/ 2016-17/065
July’16

Dear Parent,

We sincerely hope that your ward has settled in the stream and subject(s) opted for by her / him. It has been noticed that some students of class XI request for change of stream/subject after the Half Yearly examinations.   We would like to inform you that as per CBSE Examination bye- laws, a student has to study the same subject for two years (XI & XII) and therefore cannot change either the subject or the stream  in class XII.

In case your ward wants to change the subject or stream, she / he should do so before Friday 29 July 2016. After this, NO CHANGE IN SUBJECT OR STREAM WILL BE ENTERTAINED either in class XI or in class XII.  Kindly make a note of this and ensure that your ward works hard in the chosen subjects and stream to avoid the need for a change in the future.  

(Madhulika Sen)

PRINCIPAL 

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT- SLIP

TIS/ VV/ 2016-17/065
July’16

I __________________________ parent of ___________________ have read the circular, I fully understand that no change of subject or stream will be allowed after  Friday 29 July 2016 either in class XI or in    class XII.


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SIGNATURE OF THE PARENT / GUARDIAN                                                                                                                                     DATE 

CIRCULAR FOR CLASSES X AND XI         

TIS/ VV/ 2016-17/044
May’16  

Dear Parents

The PSAT (Preliminary SAT) is an important step in helping students identify their strengths, as they choose the  stream that will decide their career directly. Administered by the College Board, PSAT is similar in format to the SAT  (the SAT is a university admissions test taken by students as part of applications to universities in the U.S. and across the world) . For most students, PSAT is the first real exposure to a standardized multiple-choice assessment. If you are interested in your ward taking this test, please  fill the attached consent slip and send it back by Friday 13 May 2016. 

Benefits of taking the PSAT 

  • The Score Report provides a detailed performance review, helping students identify their strength/weakness areas and enabling them to adopt smarter and more effective strategies while preparing for SAT/other similar exams. 

Cost of the PSAT/NMSQT 
Registration fee for PSAT is $16 per student (fee and administrative cost) which needs to be paid by July 2016.

Exam Format and Duration 
The PSAT is a multiple-choice assessment that tests a student’s skills across Math and Evidence Based Reading and Writing. It is 2 hours and 45 minutes in length. It will be conducted in the month of November 2016. 

Preparing for the PSAT 
Coaching is NOT required/recommended for the PSAT. Students who wish to prepare can use free SAT prep resources (due to the SAT’s close alignment with the PSAT/NMSQT) on Khan Academy’s website (www.khanacademy.org/sat), developed in partnership with the College Board. A free PSAT sample test is available at https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat-suite-assessments/practice/practice-tests that students can use for practice. 

Is PSAT useful for students not interested in taking the SAT? 
Yes, even if students do not plan to take the SAT, the PSAT/NMSQT can offer very meaningful insights into a student’s skills and abilities, and also help students prepare for other similar standardized/competitive exams for India and abroad.

For more details please visit www.collegeboard.org

(Madhulika Sen)
PRINCIPAL

CIRCULAR FOR CLASS V 

TIS/ VV/ 2016-17/039
May’16

Dear Parent,

Each student in class VI is required to study THREE languages viz. English, Hindi and Sanskrit / French / Mandarin.  English is the first language which each student HAS to study.  All INDIANS will study Hindi compulsorily.  Nationals of other countries will be exempted from studying Hindi as a second language.  The school offers French, Sanskrit and Mandarin as options for the third language.  All students have to opt for ONE of the three i.e. French, Sanskrit or Mandarin.  They have to be certain of their choice as they will have to study the same language for the next three years and no change at a later date or class will be possible.  It is mandatory to pass in the third language in order to be eligible for promotion to the next class. 

To be eligible to study French in middle school, the student has to score a minimum of B1 in each area of English in ALL THREE TERMS in class V. The final decision, however, will rest with the English teacher and the Principal. 

In classes IX and X, the school follows the two language formula, as per the guidelines issued by CBSE. English is compulsory and the second language will be based on the language studied in classes VI-VIII. Mandarin is not a part of the scheme of studies for secondary school (Class IX- X) as per CBSE. Thus, students who have opted for Mandarin as the third language in classes VI – VIII will have to study Hindi as the second language in  Classes IX – X.  

(Madhulika Sen)
PRINCIPAL

CIRCULAR FOR CLASS XI

TIS/ VV/ 2016-17/034
April’16

Dear Parent, 

The following are the subject options available in Class XI

S.N

SCIENCE  

(NON-MEDICAL)

SCIENCE (MEDICAL)

COMMERCE 

HUMANITIES

1.

ENGLISH CORE

ENGLISH CORE

ENGLISH CORE

ENGLISH CORE 

 

2.

PHYSICS

PHYSICS

ACCOUNTANCY

HISTORY/ PAINTING

3.

CHEMISTRY

CHEMISTRY

BUSINESS STUDIES

 

POL.SCIENCE 

4.

COMP.SCIENCE / ECONOMICS

BIOLOGY / ECONOMICS

ECONOMICS

HOME SC / ECONOMICS

5.

MATH

MATH  / PSYCHOLOGY

MATH 

GEOGRAPHY/   PSYCHOLOGY

 

Please note: English Core is compulsory for all streams. Students opting for Economics or Computer Science will have to compulsorily study Mathematics too.  Economics/ Home Sciences/ Psychology will be offered on first come first served basis at the time of confirmation, due to limited seats. 

 

grades required in CLASS X   Board result:

For Science

For Commerce

      -English – A1/A2/ B1/B2

      -Science – A1/ A2/ B1/B2

      -Math     – A1/ A2/ B1/B2

English – A1/A2/ B1/B2

Math    – A1/A2/B1/B2

 

 

The result is expected in the last week of May 2016.  The students are required to confirm the subject stream as per their choice and eligibility within THREE days of the result being declared, failing which there will be NO RESERVATION of seats in any subject stream.  Admission after this will be subject to availability of seats.  Please ensure that you confirm the subject stream IN WRITING personally, through e-mail, fax or courier as soon as the result is declared.

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Tel. No.      :    26149008, 26142270

Fax             :    26148936

NOTE: - Summer vacation for class XI starts on Wednesday 11 May 2016.

 

(Madhulika Sen)

PRINCIPAL

CIRCULAR FOR CLASSES  IX & X

TIS/ VV/ 2016-17/032&33
April’16
 

Dear Parents,

Classes IX and X follow the semester system and their assessment is based on CCE as per CBSE guidelines. Students will be given their performance profile every semester i.e. in October 2016 and March 2017 for class IX and in October 2017 for class X. The final result from CBSE in May 2018 will reflect the consolidated performance in all four semesters. In March 2018 students will be choosing the stream and the subjects they wish to study in class XI. The factors deciding the allotment of stream and subjects will be the students’ school academic performance in classes IX & X and their individual preferences.  It is imperative that, as parents, you give due importance to your ward’s academic performance throughout the four semesters so that he/she qualifies for the stream he/she aspires for. The students are allowed to change their stream after Class X Examination result in May 2018, provided they score the grades required for their opted stream.

The subject options in the three streams are as follows:-

 

S. No.

SCIENCE

COMMERCE

HUMANITIES

1.

ENGLISH CORE

ENGLISH CORE

ENGLISH CORE

2.

PHYSICS

ACCOUNTANCY

HISTORY / PAINTING

3.

CHEMISTRY

BUSINESS STUDIES

POL. SCIENCE 

4.

BIO / ECO / COMP SC

ECONOMICS

ECONOMICS / HOME SC

5.

MATHEMATICS/ PSYCHOLOGY

MATHEMATICS

GEOGRAPHY / PSYCHOLOGY

 

Please note: English Core is compulsory for all streams. Students opting for Economics or Computer Science will have to compulsorily study Mathematics too.  Economics/ Home Science/ Psychology will be offered on first come first served basis at the time of registration, due to limited seats. 

 

Grades required in Class X final result:

For Science with or without Math For Commerce   

Eng: A1, A2, B1         Eng: A1, A2, B1           

Math: A1, A2Math: A1, A2

Science: A1, A2                             

(Subject to change after Class X Final Result)

(Madhulika Sen)

PRINCIPAL

         CIRCULAR FOR CLASSES NURSERY TO XII

TIS/VV/2015-16/155
March 2016

Dear Parent

Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything. The academic session 2015-16 saw this pulsating desire of Tagoreans taking shape in the form of their achievements. Most of our students achieved their dreams through sheer dedication while others are striving hard to live them through in the coming session. Mentioning all would not be possible here but we have tried to outline a few of them.

  • Our Breaking Barriers project launched in 2013 has grown by leaps and bounds with the members of the campaign representing their peers at the pride parade, conducting workshops and interactive sessions at various colleges, attending conferences in the United States of America and launching THRIVE- the first ever e-magazine for the LGBTQI community
  • A group of young leaders decided to work for the noble cause of helping acid attack survivors. The Flawless Flaws program was aimed at sensitizing their fellow students and the community at large towards this heinous crime. Besides creating awareness through street plays, they also generated 2.2 lakh rupees through NINAAD, a cultural extravaganza; and sale of articles made by the Art Society and Eco Club of the school. The amount collected is being used to help acid attack survivors with their rehabilitative surgeries and medication. We would like to thank ASFI and PVR who have helped make this venture a success. 
  • Kickstart Equality is another campaign spearheaded by the students of classes IX to XII, for creating gender sensitivity in collaboration with CEQUIN India. The project saw students conducting sessions for their peers and presenting plays at various forums to create awareness about the issue. 
  • Intolerance in our society has alienated many groups in the country. Our students from the North Eastern States of India decided to raise awareness about the seven sister states and underline the fact that they are as much a part of India as any of us. All class display boards and theme boards in the entire school showcased the uniqueness of the culture and people of India’s North East. Artistes from these states were invited to deliver talks on the core competencies of the region in  art, music, handloom, handicrafts, etc.
  • The members of the Art Society ‘Shrishti’ are proactively involved in various projects within and outside the school. The President and Vice President, Daniel and Shruti  Rai of Class XII –B worked on a Wall Mural at the Lounge-Bar, Kimbak-2 Connaught Place. Another Mural featuring Vincent Van Gogh's "Starry Night" was created for Jaroi Interiors, Chattarpur, Sidbhari.
  • Our students once again made a mark on the international platform when they danced to standing ovation and thunderous applause at the Joy Dancing International Children’s Meet Beijing in August’15. They presented three dances – a fusion Kathak piece, the Kalbeliya dance and a contemporary dance on Humanity. Their performances had participants from other countries wanting to learn steps of Indian dances and recording Indian music to take back home.
  • We also had a number of international visitors from China and Japan who visited India as part of our cultural exchange programme. Three students and three teachers led by Vice Principal Mr Wang Hua from Jinyuan Senior High School, our sister school in Shanghai and 11 students and two teachers from Semboku High School in Osaka, Japan visited us in August’15. Both the groups visited monuments and museums in Delhi and also went to Agra to view the Taj Mahal. While at school, they attended classes with their hosts, and learnt Indian Folk Painting and Kathak. They also participated in various activities of the school and attended classes with the host students.
  • Our examinees in the CBSE class XII Board exam 2014-2015 achieved what they had dreamt of. Eashwari Rao with 96.8% in Humanities, Sandeepan Dutta with 95.8% in Science and Kaveri Rawal with 95% in Commerce, did the school proud. Eight of our students received merit certificates from CBSE for scoring in the top 0.1 % bracket nationwide, and another 23 students scored an aggregate of 90% and above.
  • In the Class X School based evaluation for the session 2014-15, seven students achieved a grade point of a perfect ten while another thirty two achieved a grade point between 9 and 10.  
  • V Chaitanya of class VIII secured International rank 102 and Zonal rank 11 at the National Cyber Olympiad. She also secured International rank 155 and a Zonal rank 13 at the National Science Olympiad for the session 2014-15.She was conferred with the INSPIRE award by the Directorate of Education for undertaking a research based project in science for which she bagged a gold medal. She is a Centre for Cultural Resources and Training (CCRT) scholarship holder for Bharatnatyam offered by Ministry of Culture ,Govt.of India. 
  • Aminesh Gogia of class V topped the school in IMO and NSTSE, and made a mark internationally too by securing the 7th rank. Hargobind Khurana of class VI secured International rank 117 and Zonal rank 03 at the National Science Olympiad. He also secured a state rank of 26 at National Mathematics Olympiad.  Naman Chandok of class V secured 358th rank at National Level Talent Search Exam and was also declared the school topper.
  • In the NGSC examination Ayushman Manohar of class IV secured 99.38%. Gurmaan Singh Sandhu of     class V secured 99.15% and  Shaurya Choithani of class VI  secured 96.80%
  • Samvit Mukherjee of class XI was selected for the INSPIRE Awards and his research based model won a bronze medal at the competition organized by Directorate of Education. The investigatory project on Health and Nutrition by Kushagra Rastogi and Sarnali Chaterjee won the first prize at a science exhibition organized by Department of Science and Technology. 
  • At the 8th AWIM National Olympics organized by SAE India, our school team of             Ananya Gupta, Shaurya Choithani, Pratyush Singh and Harshaditya Chaudhary of class VI  won the trophy for ‘Best Presentation’ in the Jet Toy Car category. Ms. Geeta Gosain, their Science teacher and mentor for the program received the ‘Best Teacher Award’.
  • Our school’s entry at National level for the ‘Design For Change School Challenge’ was selected as one of the Top 100 winning stories amongst over 2512 DFC stories received from 27 states. Our story ‘Paper Rules-Plastic is Old School’ received high praise for nurturing empathy, cultivating optimism and for building the collaborative spirit amongst our super heroes!. 
  • Radhika Upadhay, Alma Vikram and Kushagra Rastogi of class XI presented their project on blood, glucose and planter pressure for detection of diabetics and were awarded a gold medal for their investigative project at the Malaysian International Young Inventors Olympiad 2015.
  • Aaradhya Kukreja and Aamod Mehrish of class X secured the third position at the State level Science Debate organized by Department of Science and Technology.
  • The Annual World Schools Debate saw Sagnik Bhattacharya of class X being chosen to represent Delhi at Chennai after a rigorous research-oriented, extensive written and video rounds, from among all the participating schools from Delhi.
  • Tagoreans participated in the World Scholar’s Cup and the team consisting of Aakrit Bhargava, Devarshi Paul and Sagnik Bhattacharya of X  secured overall 5th position out of 100 teams from 35 schools. They have also qualified for the International round to be held at Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Our students made us proud by winning the Ist and the IInd positions at the National Level essay writing competition organised by Brain Gain Magazine. Ishita Rao of class IX won the first position where as Yashi Punia of class IX  won the second position.
  • The Royal Commonwealth Society every year organizes the Queen’s Commonwealth Essay competition which sees participation of students from all over the world. This year’s online competition saw 13000 entries from over 600 schools in 49 commonwealth countries. 3000 students across the world were awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze awards. Making it to this tally were 15 young writers of our school.
  • Snigdha Soti of class VIII  and Aayush Agarwal of class XI were the Grand Prize winners at the National Level Writers’ workshop  - Katha Utsav ,  orgnaised by Katha Publications. 
  • Debashata Choudhary of class V has made us proud by winning various painting competitions, the latest being the CBSE Painting Competition ‘Expression Series’ for his portrait of Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai. He also won the third prize at a competition organized by Habitat for Humanity. His painting was among the top 50 paintings selected for  a UN competition on the theme ‘Shelter for all’
  • Nehal Vijay, an artist par excellence, won the award for best painting at a national level competition organised by tGELF, the Ist prize at a painting competition organised by Hero Motor corporation and many more. 
  • U. Sai Samhita of class IX  won the second prize in Sanskrit Shlok Sangeet Solo competition organised by the Department of Education in Languages, NCERT.
  • Umang Seth and Pradyumn Jain of class X and Rahul Basu and Abhishek Saxena of class IX  won the Second prize in the International Robotics Championship Open League 2015 organised by Awishkaar Robotronics.
  • Vanshika Sejwal of class XI won the Gold medal in Senior Girls High Jump at the 61st National Schools Athletics Championship where she set a new meet record of 1.69 m. She also won a Gold medal in high jump in the 75th Delhi State Athletic meet, a Gold medal in high jump and Silver medal in Hurdles in North Zone Junior Athletics Championship and a Silver medal in Heptathlon with 3790 points in Youth National Athletics Competition. 
  • Soumya Singh Chowdhary of class X added 16 gold, 3 silver and 3 bronze medals this year to her tally of awards. She was also awarded the trophy for Best female player at the national level Taekwondo championship held at Chennai. 
  • Jaskaran Singh Wahi of class X won a gold and a bronze medal at the First World Martial Arts Games held at Bangkok. He also won a Gold medal in 5th National Martial Art Championship and at 8th Delhi State THANG TA Championship. He participated as the youngest referee in the championship, and won the second Best Referee Award. 
  • The Progressive Teacher Journal - a part of New Delhi-based S-Media Group that is dedicated to empowering the school teaching community in India, recognizes and awards teachers who have made  outstanding contribution in teaching. The awards are given in various categories and three of our teachers were declared winners at the national level - Ms Vandana Jairath for early childhood education, Ms Rima Pant at the Middle school education and Ms Maitrayee Bhattacharya at the Senior school education.

All these achievements have helped the school scale greater heights. The school along with its commitment towards academics and co - curricular activities also makes relentless efforts to raise conscientious and worthy citizens.

Our initiatives have been applauded and have brought us prestigious awards. 

  • The Parakh Foundation felicitates schools for their unnoticed contribution and capabilities in the education ecosystem. Our school received the Capsule Award for the Best Integrated Curriculum in school and the Hogwarts’ School Silver Award for overall performance in every field. 
  • Brainfeed Magazine conferred upon the school the coveted School Excellence Award for ranking in the top twenty CBSE schools of Delhi. 
  • Our school won the Indy’s Education award for excellence in school education as the best school of North. 

These awards, along with praises and words of appreciation, not only from eminent personalities and organisations, but from our parent community too, motivate us to do even better consistently. 

 

For the new academic session we request you to make a note of the following points:

  1. The new session 2016-2017 shall start on Monday 04 April 2016. 
  2. Schedule for summer vacation is as follows:
  • Summer vacation for Classes Nursery – V is scheduled from Monday 09 May’16 till Sunday 03 July’16.  
  • Summer vacation for Classes VI – XI  is scheduled from Monday 16 May’16 till Sunday 03 July’16
  • Summer vacation for Class XII is scheduled from Monday 23 May’16 till Sunday 03 July’16
  1. No extended leave after the summer vacation will be granted for any reason.
  2. Every student is expected to be in school before 8:00 am every day. No student will be allowed to enter school after 8:05 am, when the school gates will be shut.
  3. Application for leave of absence for up to three days has to be sent through the Parents-Teachers Remarks page in the almanac. For leave of more than three days, permission from the Principal is mandatory. Absence from school for four or more days without prior permission, will result in the student’s name being struck off the school’s rolls.
  4. No student will be allowed to leave school after a weekly test, for any reason. If a student is unwell, she/he should not come to school that day.
  5. Parents can meet the Principal between 8:30 am and 10:00 am on any working day and the teachers on any working Saturday, with prior appointment.
  6. The Year Planner will be given to each student at the start of the new session. This has information about all activities, assessments and other schedules for the entire session. Kindly refer to it regularly.
  7. It is VERY IMPORTANT that you inform the class teacher and the office immediately about any change in your address and/or telephone number, so that we can contact you easily in case of an emergency.
  8. Please check the school website www.tagoreint.com regularly for circulars, updates and news about school events. We are trying to minimise the use of paper used in sending hard copies of circulars home.
  9. Mobile phones are not allowed in school. If any students, bring a phone to the school it will be confiscated and not returned.
  10. Students of classes XI and XII can carry mobile phones to school with a written request from the parents. It will be school’s discretion to allow them to carry the same. In case students are permitted to bring a mobile phone to school, they should keep it switched off and should not use it in school for any purpose. If they do not follow these instructions, the phone will be confiscated. 
  11. If your ward travels to and from school in a private van, please ensure that the driver and conductor are licensed; the vehicle is well-maintained and registered with the RTA, and NOT running on LPG.
  12. Students using school transport have to travel by the school bus every day. In case you have to pick your ward personally, please ensure that an application in writing reaches the school latest by the morning of the day of the pickup.

 

Only classes Nursery, KG and I will be given the books in class once the session begins. Students from class II onwards have to buy the book sets from the school premises on the date mentioned below, between 9 am and 12 noon.  Orders for books of Class II onwards can also be placed at www.navalbookdepot.com.  The books will be delivered home, but only within Delhi.

 

DAY

DATE

CLASSES

Monday

28 March 2016

II, III

Tuesday

29 March 2016

IV,V

   Wednesday

30 March 2016

VI,VII

Thursday

 31 March 2016

VIII, IX, X

Friday

01 April 2016

Exchange of books

 

We are hopeful of a longer and more fruitful relationship between the school faculty, parents and the students in the years to come.

 

 

(Madhulika Sen)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

PRINCIPAL 

CIRCULAR FOR CLASSES NURSERY TO XII        

TIS/ VV/ 2015-16/067
August’15
                   

Dear Parents

In our endeavour to constantly provide our students with state-of-the-art infrastructure, every year we speculate, innovate and renovate our existing facilities. This year, we have given the auditorium on the ground floor a totally new look. From being just a multifunctional hall, it now boasts of an international design and look. The acoustics, lighting and air conditioning are all top of the line. We look forward to presenting shows for you in this Audi. The Physics and Chemistry labs have also been refurbished and made more student-friendly and modern in design. 

In academics, our students have once again made us proud at various national and international forums, just like in previous years. The CBSE results for both Class X and Class XII were excellent. In Class X, 12 students scored a perfect 10 CGPA and in Class XII 22% of our students scored above 90% aggregate.  Nearly all have been able to secure a seat in the college they wished to study at.  Four of them have secured admission in Delhi Technical University (DTU) and two in Delhi College of Art (DCA). We wish them success in their chosen fields and look forward to seeing them make a mark in the history of the world. Four students from classes V to VII have won awards at an international Photography competition in Hong Kong.

The technological and imaginative skills of our Grade V and VI students were recognised by the President and other Executive Officers of the Society of Automobile Engineers International, when they lauded them on being National Winners at the AWIM (A World in Motion) twice in a row; and also representing India at the international round in Detroit. This contest requires the students to design cars that compete in criteria like body design, speed, weight bearing capacity, ease of parking, etc. The students’ work over the years has demonstrated their ability to think out of the box.

Flying the Tagorean flag high at an international level, we had students dancing to standing ovations and encores at the Joy Dancing International Children’s Meet at Beijing, China.  They presented mesmerising items in Kathak and Kalbeliya, and a fusion of kathak and contemporary dance.  Their presentations had dancers from other countries requesting them to teach them a few steps. This month shall see groups of students and teachers visiting us from Japan and China.  The guests will stay with our students and teachers at home and attend school with them. In October, we will have a music troupe visiting from Pakistan. They shall perform for the students and parents at a cultural fiesta in school.

The newly formed Interact Club now manages all our flagship programs – Breaking Barriers- awareness about LGBTQI; Outlive Yourself – the Organ Donation initiative and Flawless Flaws – support for Acid Attack Survivors; and the Gender Sensitivity Program. These programs have helped the students identify themselves as an intrinsic part of society, and have them recognising and acknowledging their responsibilities and duties as citizens of this country. In Flawless Flaws, the students interact with survivors of acid attacks, sensitise society to their plight through nukkad nataks, make presentations to students in other schools, and collect funds to aid in the corrective surgeries required by the survivors. The proceeds from the cultural event planned for October will also add to this fund.

We are proud of all our students and it warms our hearts to see them personify the motto of school,’ I am Worthy’ wherever they are and in whatever they do. As India enters the 69th year of its independence, we are confident that the country is in safe and strong hands.   We thank you for your ungrudging support over the years and hope we keep receiving it, as it gives us the strength to stay on top. 

(Madhulika Sen)

PRINCIPAL

CIRCULAR FOR CLASS X

TIS/ VV/ 2015-16/070
August’15
                   

Dear Parents

You are all familiar with the Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation that has been introduced by CBSE in Classes IX & X. The students are evaluated throughout the year on their performance in various activities based on academics and also on written Weekly Tests and Summative Assessments.

However, it has been noticed that many students do not take their Weekly Tests and Summative Assessments (Half Yearly / Final examinations) seriously and consequently they fail. I would like to emphasise here that passing in these Weekly/ Summative tests is important as these marks / grades have to be sent to CBSE. 

To ensure that every student appears for and passes in these tests, we will follow the system mentioned below-

a. Students who wish to improve their grades in the weekly test will be given a chance to do so as per the schedule shared with students.  Due to  lack of time in the first semester, the improvement examination will be conducted only for Science, Social Science and Mathematics. However students will get a chance to improve their grades in English also in the second term.  

b. Those students who score more than 91% marks have the option of not appearing for the improvement examination; however it is mandatory for others to appear for it.

c. Best of the two scores will be taken while calculating the final grades for the student

d. A lot of students take leave during the week due to a variety of reasons, which can be avoided. If a student misses any activity based assessment that day, she/he will get zero in that activity, which will consequently affect their grades at the end of Class X and also affect their subject choice for Class XI.
 

(Madhulika Sen)
PRINCIPAL

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT SLIP

TIS/ VV/ 2015-16/070
August’15
                   

 

I ___________________________, parent of _______________________________ of Class X  have read the circular.

 

Parent’s / Guardian’s Sign: _____________________                                             Date_____________