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Inter House Musical Competition (Classes VI-XII)

The Inter House Musical Competition for classes VI-XII was conducted on

Saturday, 28 August 2021. Keeping in mind the patriotic atmosphere that tends to build in the month of August , the topic for the competition was chosen as ‘Unsung Heroes of the Nation’ . The competition was judged by Ms Aroma Matthews and Mr Apurv Dev Kaushik who are phenomenal actors with a myriad of achievements for the same under their belts , they have also been presidents of the Aaina Theatre Society of our school. The participants presented their own interpretations of who an unsung hero is to them, they expressed the belief that everyone from a garbage collector to a powerful politician are important.They also talked about the struggles our freedom fighters went through and beautifully portrayed their emotions and thoughts through songs. The judges gave detailed feedback and various tips to the participants to make their presentations better.

The results for the competition are as follows:

Best singer : Kashi (Ekta House)

Second best singer: Shivika (Shakti House) , Jyotsna (Pragati House)

House wise results:

  • First position: Pragati House
  • Second position: Ekta house
  • Third position: Shakti House

Inter House English Debate Competition (Classes IX-XII)
The Inter House English Debate Competition for classes IX-XII was conducted on
Saturday, 24 July 2021. Keeping in mind the current scenario, the topic for the competition was chosen as “The House believes that a Palestinian state should be created alongside Israel’’. The competition was judged by Ms Shreeja Singh and Mr Aditya Sharan. The participants told the audience about their views on the topic and how one should look for peaceful solutions to avoid conflicts in society. The judges gave several tips to all participants to increase their oratory skills and confidence.
The results for the competition are as follows:
  • Best speaker: Annika Chakraborty (Ekta House)
  • Best interjector: Kaveri (Shanti House)
House wise results:
  • First position: Ekta House
  • Second position: Shanti house
  • Third position: Shakti House
  • Fourth position: Pragati House

Inter House Hindi Debate Competition (Classes VI-VIII)
The Inter House Hindi Debate Competition for classes VI-VIII was conducted on
Saturday, 17 July 2021. The topic for the competition was given as ‘Constitutional interference is an attack on Indian traditions and beliefs’ .The competition was judged by Ms Ishita Namjoshi and Mr Arnav Khanna. The participants told the audience about their views on the topic and presented well researched thoughts .The participants also supported their views with well thought of examples.
The results for the competition are as follows:
  • Best speaker: Hriday Setia (Shanti House)
  • Best interjector: Yashaswini Sharma (Ekta House), Arsh Ali (Shakti House)
House wise results:
  • First position: Ekta House
  • Second position: Pragati house
  • Third position: Shanti House
  • Fourth position: Shakti House

Inter House Radio Talk Show Competition (Classes VI-VIII)
The Inter House Radio Talk Show Competition for classes VI-VIII was conducted on Monday, 28th June ,2021.The topic for the competition was ‘Tagore’s Abode of Peace’.The participants talked about the peace and tranquility of Shantiniketan and how it gave truth to Tagore’s idea of peace and its connection with the environment .It showcased just how necessary it is for us to take a moment and relax.The participants also presented some of Tagore’s musical pieces.
The results for the competition are as follows:
  • First position: Shanti House
  • Second position: Pragati house
  • Third position: Ekta House
  • Fourth position: Shakti House
Inter House Radio Talk Show Competition (Classes IX-XII)

The Inter-house radio talk show competition for classes IX-XII was conducted on Monday, 26 April 2021. The topic for the competition was 'Caste - 'Still' a social evil?'. The participants presented well researched examples on the ongoing caste system and its roots since ancient times. They also put forward values and morals from the Preamble of the Indian Constitution. 

The results for the competition are as follows:

  • First Position: Shanti House
  • Second Position: Pragati House 
  • Third position: Ekta House and Shakti House
Inter House Laugh Out Loud Competition (Classes IX-XII)

The Inter-house Laugh Out Loud competition for classes IX-XII was held on Saturday, 24 April 2021.The topic for the competition was Battle of the Streams: The Social Norms and Indian Logic OR Indian Parents, Exam and Punishment . The participants successfully captivated the judge’s attention and presented their stand-up-comedies in their own unique way. The competition was judged by Senior Headmistress Ms.Debjani Mitra and Junior Headmistress Ms.Deepali Sahi.

The results for the competition are as follows:

  • First Position: Tanya Sharma (Shakti House)
  • Second Position: Gaurika Khanna (Ekta House)
  • Third Position: Ansh Sharma (Shanti House)

Inter House Elocution Competition (Classes VI-VIII)

The art of communication is the language of Leadership

With the aim to hone  the oratory skills, an Inter-House Elocution Competition was organised for the students of classes VI-VIII  on Saturday, 17th April 2020 . The topic for the competition was ‘ The value of Humanity in an Automated Future’ OR ‘A ship docked in Harbor cannot face the storms’ The participants were judged on their content, oratory skills, clarity of thought and presentation.

Well researched facts and opinions about the topics and their subtopics were presented by the participants. Ms Kanika Sikka who was invited as the judge applauded the oratory skills of the participants.

The results for the competition are as follows:

  • 1ST POSITION- Ashvi Gupta (SHANTI HOUSE)
  • 2ND POSITION- Yug Aggarwal and Mehar Gulwani (SHAKTI HOUSE)
  • 3RD POSITION- Aahana Jawa( SHAKTI HOUSE) and Inayaha Rabbi (PRAGATI HOUSE)

Elocution Competition (VI - VIII)

With the aim to hone on the oratory skills, an Inter House Elocution Competition for was organised for the students of classes VI-VIII  on Saturday, 17 October 2020. The topic for the competition was ‘ If you ate today, thank a farmer!’. The participants were judged on their content, oratory skills, clarity of thought and presentation. Well researched facts and opinions about the struggles faced by farmers in India, were presented by the participants. The judges Ms Tejashri GM and Ms Kanika Sikka applauded the oratory skills of the participants.

The results for the competition are as follows:

  • 1ST POSITION- Annika Chakraborty (EKTA HOUSE)
  • 2ND POSITION- Yug Aggarwal (SHAKTI HOUSE)
  • 3RD POSITION- Shreya (PRAGATI HOUSE)

Hasya Kavi Sammelan Competition (IX-X)

The Inter House Hasya Kavi Sammelan Competition for classes IX-X was held on Friday, 25 September 2020.The topic for the competition was Aamdani Atthani Ghotala Rupayia and Oof! Tumhari Yeh Social Media ki Aday . The participants were very humorous and were presented in their own unique way. The competition was judged by Ms. Renu Trivedi and Ms. Sonia Trivedi

The results for the competition are as follows:

  • First Position: Aditya Ojha (Pragati House)
  • Second Position: Misbah Ul Islam(Ekta House), Jhilmil Chatterjee(Shakti House)
  • Third Position: Niharika Manocha (Pragati House), Kaveri ( Shanti House)

Kissa Goyi Competition (VI-VIII)

The Inter House Kissa Goyi Competition for classes VI-VIII was conducted on Monday, 28 September 2020.The topic for the competition was Kalyug ho ya satyug ho, naari ki hai vahi kahaani . The competition was judged by Ms Geetika Bhardwaj and Ms Manjeet Kaur. Putting up a performance virtually was definitely very challenging but the all the houses performed very well in groups of 4

The results for the competition are as follows:

  • First Position: Shanti House
  • Second Position: Shakti House
  • Third Position: Pragati House

Laugh Out Loud (IX-XII)

The inter house Laugh Out Loud competition for classes IX-XII was held on Thursday, 20 August 2020.The topic for the competition was Battle of the Streams: Science, Commerce and Humanities OR Transition of Offline Classes to Online Learning Culture. The participants successfully captivated the judge’s attention and presented their stand-up-comedies in their own unique way. The competition was judged by Mrs. Shefalee Gupta.

The results for the competition are as follows:

  • First Position: Amit Vikram Pandey  XII C (Ekta House)
  • Second Position: Ansh Kumar Sharma XI D (Shakti House)
  • Third Position: Harsh Kohli X D (Pragati House)

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Group song competition (VI-VIII)

The inter house group song competition for classes IV-VIII was conducted on Thursday, 13 August 2020.The topic for the competition was Hindi Patriotic Song. The competition was judged by Mrs. Reeta Mathews and Mr. Anirudh Chowdhary. Putting up a performance virtually was definitely very challenging but the spirit of music was so much that all the houses performed very well.

The results for the competition are as follows:

  • First Position: Ekta House
  • Second Position: Shakti House
  • Third Position: Shanti House

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Radio Talk Show (IX-XII)

The inter house radio talk show competition for classes IX-XII was conducted on Monday, 10 August 2020.The topic for the competition was What Does the Queen Eat for Breakfast? The participant talked about all the food items from the rich’s table to the poor’s footpath. The balance between the humour and the life lessons was commendable.

The results of the competition are as follows:

  • First Position: Shanti House
  • Second Position: Shakti House and Ekta House
  • Third Position: Pragati House
Radio Talk Show (VI-VIII)

The inter house radio talk show competition for classes VI-VIII was conducted on Monday,10 August 2020.The topic for the competition was Borderless World: Dream Or Reality? The participants explained the pros and cons of a borderless world. The prank calls and roadside interviews were definitely interesting and creative.

The results of the competition are as follows:

  • First Position: Shanti House
  • Second Position: Pragati House
  • Third Position: Shakti House
Young Literati Sonnel Writing Competition (IX-XII)

The Inter- House Sonnet Writing Competition for classes IX- XII was conducted on Friday, 24 July 2020. The topics proposed for the competition were ‘The Ocean’, ‘Jealousy’, and ‘Holding My Breath’ wherein the participants were given a choice to choose a topic of their choice. The sonnet had to be composed in a layout of a ‘Shakespearean Sonnet’, consisting of three quatrains and a rhyming couplet. The participants came up with various interpretations of the topic chosen by them. It was, indeed, a treat for the judge to read the literary works of the young literati.
The results of the competition are as follows:
First Position: Misbah-ul- Islam and  Amit Vikram Pandey (EKTA HOUSE)
Second Position: Shyla Sachdeva & Kanisha Nanda (PRAGATI HOUSE)
Third Position: Ananya Neb (SHANTI HOUSE), Aayushi (SHAKTI HOUSE) & Soumya Sinha (EKTA HOUSE)

Radio Talk Show (IX -XII)
The Inter-House Radio Talk Show Competition for classes IX-XII was conducted on Friday, 10 July 2020. The topic of the competition was ‘The Enthralling World of Literature.’ The participants expressed their views on some of the most renowned literati such as William Shakespeare, Hellen Keller, Mirza Ghalib, Kaka Hathrasi, and many more. The voice modulation and creativity of the participants was commendable, indeed. 
The results of the competition are as follows:
  • First Position: Ekta House
  • Second Position: Pragati House & Shakti House
  • Third Position: Shanti House

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Radio Talk Show (VI-VIII)
The Inter-House Radio Talk Show Competition for classes VI-VIII was conducted on Friday, 10 July 2020. The topic of the competition was ‘Lip- Smacking Cuisines of India.’ The participants talked about the various mouth-watering delicacies, from Dhokla to Mishti Doi and Rogan Josh to Dosa. They, very beautifully, expressed their opinions through music, and the prank calls brought a smile on the faces of the listeners. 
The results of the competition are as follows:
  • First Position: Shakti House
  • Second Position: Ekta House
  • Third Position: Pragati House

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Mono Acting Competition
The Inter- House Mono- acting Competition for classes VI-VIII was conducted on 8 May 2020. The participants were to present a short scene in which they played two opposing characters, differentiating between them by changing their voice. The participants presented a situation of ‘conflict’ and then how the matter was resolved. They used their creativity to the fullest extent by coming up with interesting arguments and using voice modulation. The event was judged by Mr. Stephen Marazzi. Mr. Marazzi guided all the participants on what parameters to be kept in mind while writing the dialogues for their script and how they can improve on the tone of their voice and leave the listeners mesmerized by their performance. It was a learning experience for all. 
The results of the competition are as follows:
 
 
 
CLASS VI
First Position Second Position Third Position
Yug Aggarwal- VI C (Shakti House) Aiza Faizal- VI C (Ekta House) Shaurya Pandit- VI A (Shakti House)

 

 
CLASS VII
First Position Second Position Third Position
Nayana Bhagat- VII D (Pragati House) Navya Handa- VII C (Shanti House) Pranamya Karanth- VII A (Shanti House)

 
 
CLASS VIII
First Position Second Position Third Position
Pranav Shandilya- VIII A (Shakti House) Manavjeet Singh- VIII D (Pragati House) Aseem Asad- VIII B (Shanti House)

 
 
INTER-HOUSE PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION (VI-XII)
The Inter- House Photography Competition for classes VI-XII was conducted on 22 April 2020. The theme for the competition was ‘Hope’. The participants used their creativity to the fullest extent and their creations captivated the attention of the viewers and made them ponder over the inner meanings of the photographs. The event was judged by Mr. Kashu Bhalla and Mr. Stephen Marazzi. Mr. Marazzi took a session with all the participants on how they can improve on their skills in the field of photography. It was a learning experience for all. 
The results of the competition are as follows:
  1. First Position: Harsh Khanna- XI B (Shakti House)
  2. Second Position: Shikhar Mohan- X B & Akansha Mandal- IX D (Ekta House)
  3. Third Position: Swastik Praharaj- XI D (Pragati House)
  4. Special Prize: Viraj Pattnaik- IX A (Pragati House)

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