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CMS Family wishes Dr Bharti Gandhi, Founder-Director, CMS, a Very Happy Birthday on 8th August 2018 celebrated as Founder’s Day at CMS. We all wish her a long and happy life with lots of memorable moments.
CMS World Unity Education Department is organizing the 8th International Media Conference on 5 August 2018 on the topic, 'Curbing Gender Violence-Role of Media, Society and School'
at the WUCC, CMS Kanpur Road, Lucknow.
Chief Minister of UP Hon’ble Yogi Adityanath will inaugurate the conference which will be attended by several renowned media personalities.
School re-started with gusto in July as students and teachers came back refreshed after the long summer break. The post-holiday session started with most teachers getting 6-8 days of professional development (training) in how to improve class-room pedagogy, to promote learning with understanding. From training in hands-on-maths and Fitzroy phonics, to the formation of Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) and training in moral empowerment approaches, all testified to the growing professionalism of CMS teachers.
The euphoria of Board Exam successes over the summer has boosted confidence, jacked up ambitions, steeled the resolve, and buoyed academic momentum. But, as ever, academic work was accompanied with exciting extra-curricular activities – from weekly hobby clubs, observance of environmental days (Van Mahotsav week in early July and ground-water week in late July), and student and staff educational trips to China, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Italy and Canada.
Major sporting successes in July included a large number of golds and silvers in basketball, karate, football, skating, swimming yoga and ASISC Zonal Football Tournament with CMS Aliganj winning the football tournament for the 5th year running! CMS Station Road Campus students won first prizes in ASISC Inter-School Quiz Contest (see inside for more details). The robotics team of CMS Gomti Nagar 1 campus returned triumphant from the international robotics competition at the University of Waterloo, Canada, with the Judges’ Discretionary Prize of $500 for its model of a self-driving car.
Reflecting the growing interest in Artificial Intelligence (AI), robotics mania has swept across CMS, with the establishment in July of two new robotics labs in CMS Rajajipuram 1 and Gomti Nagar Extension campuses.
80 CMS students bagged the Government of India’s National Science Scholarship of Rs. 4 lakh each (Rs. 80,000 per year for 5 years) for being in the top 1 percent of performers nationally in the 2018 ISC board exam. This made a total scholarship amount of Rs. 3.2 crores – a feat worthy of celebration!
CMS Aliganj Campus I is organzing the International Festival of Music and Dance 'Celesta International 2018' from 9 to 12 August at WUCC, CMS Kanpur Road, Lucknow.
'Ashva' team of CMS Gomti Nagar Campus I, comprising student members Astik Saluja, Utkarsh Singh and Kartik Khanna, led by their teacher Mr Siddiq Alam Khan, returned after participating in the International Autonomous Robot Racing Competition (IARRC-2018) held at the University of Waterloo, Canada. 17 teams from USA, Canada, Poland, Thailand, Egypt and many other countries participated in the contest in which only CMS team 'Ashva' was the school level team while the rest were all university level. The CMS team performed very well in Drag Race and Circuit Race events and were awarded Judge's Discretionary Prize which carried 500 US dollars besides the medals and certificates.
A 12 member students' delegation of CMS Kanpur Road and Station Road Campuses participated in Bulgarian International Mathematics Competition (BIMC) held in Bulgaria. This International Mathematics Competition was organized from 1 to 6 July at Burgas city of Bulgaria, in which students' teams from approximately 30 countries participated. During the competition, individual and team contests were held for junior and senior category students. The CMS Kanpur Road delegation was led by teacher, Ms Rita with Mr Shirish Vashisht, teacher, as the deputy leader. Students comprised Harsh Tiwari, Karandeep Singh, Akshansh Singh and Vaibhav Singh Chauhan. The CMS Station Road team was led by the Principal, Mrs Vera Hajela assisted by Mr Jasvinder Singh as deputy team leader. Student members comprised Ayushi Nag, Prerna Badlani, Ayaan Javed Khan and Shashank Singhania.
Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) conducts ICSE and ISC Board Examinations every year at All India level for Classes X and XII respectively. The ICSE Exam is based upon syllabi of Classes IX and X while the ISC exam is based on syllabi of Class XI and XII and the Merit List is prepared at All India level by the Council.
The Council has set up new rules for promotion of students from Class IX to X and Class XI to XII on the basis of Internal Examinations in classes IX and XI respectively. According to the New Rules for promotion of students from Class IX to X (ICSE) based on Internal Examination in Class IX –
(I) ITALY: Delegates from CMS Kanpur Road participated in the month long "Children’s International Summer Village Camp (CISV) held in Rome, Italy from 29 June to 26 July 2018. The delegation comprising students Anvesha Raj, Vishu Baudh, Piyush Roy and Kushal Gautam was led by Mrs Ratna Pandey, teacher.
(II) GERMANY: A five-member delegation of CMS Gomti Nagar Campus I participated in the CISV camp held in Wiesbaden, Germany. The delegation comprising students Ritika Pradhan, Ananya Singh, Ishant Singh and Rishi R Bhadauria was led by teacher, Ms Rashmi Asthana.
(III) FRANCE: A delegation of CMS Gomti Nagar Campus II comprising students Divyam Garg and Paritosh Singh, and teacher Ms Shraddhanjali Srivastava, left for France to participate in the month-long CISV Camp being held in France from 6 July to 2 August.
This year, 80 CMS students have qualified for the prestigious National Merit Scholarship, earning a total of ₹ 3 crore 20 lakhs for four years. The Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India gives this National Merit Scholarship to students to pursue higher studies in Science. Each student gets ₹ 80,000/- per year for five years, a total of ₹ 4 lakh. The scholarship is awarded to those outstanding students who have performed excellently in the ISC (Class XII) Board Examinations and secure a place among the "Top 1%" merit list in the Class XII Board Examinations to encourage them for higher studies and research in science.