News From The School

News From The School

One Nation Reading Together

One Nation Reading Together

Date

November 24 2017

Description

There was pin drop silence in DRSIS as we observed One Nation Reading Together (ONRT) in the school between 1:10 pm and 1:45 pm on November 24, 2017. It was a great opportunity for the students and the whole school staff, including admin and support staff to participate in this program and engage themselves in reading, for fun. This activity was aimed to to celebrate books, the pleasures of reading together and promote good reading habits among all. The program started with a Pledge written by renowned writer Jerry Pinto. It was a memorable day when the whole school was involved in the same activity ‘reading’.

A Day With Chess Maestro

A Day With Chess Maestro

Date

November 21 2017

Description

Grand Master Vishwanathan Anand and former World Chess Champion, visited DRSIS on Tuesday, 21st November 2017. The morning assembly was special that day with the Grand master around. He inaugurated the new school logo and Live Chess on the grounds of DRSIS. The students were very excited to have him amongst themselves and his presence at DRSIS was an inspiration and motivation for all to achieve greater heights.

Voicing Child Concerns

Voicing Child Concerns

Date

November 20 2017

Description

As part of taking action, our IB PYP students of Grade V went to public places for Road Rally Show to spread awareness about ‘Child Rights’ and sensitize about ‘Child Labour’, ‘Child Abuse’, ‘Save Girl Child’, ‘Educate Every Child’. They also made posters and badges and distributed to many people. It was very encouraging for the PYP students where many people like advocates, doctors & students were appreciating them for the action at a very young age.

Blue Cross Buddies

human eclub visit to blue cross

Date

November 18 2017

Description

The visit to Blue Cross, Hyderabad was one of the most memorable experiences of all the field trips undertaken by the students of Humane Club at DRSIS. With PPT presentation by the Founder Ms.Amala Akkineni, followed by question & answer round, introduction to various terminologies & veterinary medical methodologies, roles & responsibilities, was enlightening and inspiring to the students. A tour around the organization gave a picture of the various tasks undertaken by the organization as well as an insight into how we, as responsible citizens, must contribute to the animal welfare.

Identifying Your Safe Circle

Identifying Your Safe Circle

Date

November 03 2017

Description

The IB PYP students from Grade I to V had a series of interactive sessions on ‘Safe Circle’ by Ms Sangeeta Ketan who spoke to our little ones on sensitive topics in a simple way to help them understand the difference between right and wrong and taught about “Good Touch and Bad Touch” to sensitize and equip them to face and handle any real life scenarios coming their way aiming on how to take better care of themselves.

IB PYP International Food Festival

IB PYP International Food Festival

Date

October 28 2017

Description

The IB PYP wing at DRS International School was host to the International Food Festival today! Dishes from across exotic cuisines from all over the world, presented creatively and backed by research by our students, as well as a deep appreciation for internationalism made the event truly special!

Dr Rao's ENT Hospital Medical Check-up Camp

Dr Rao's ENT Hospital Medical Check-up Camp

Date

October 26 2017

Description

DRS International School believes that healthy students are happy students! We conducted a two day medical check-up for students in association with Dr Rao’s ENT Hospital this week to ensure just that!

Inter-House One Act Play & Dance Competitions

Inter-House One Act Play & Dance Competitions

Date

October 25 2017

Description

Our Secondary Students put on quite the show when they took to the stage for the Inter House One Act Play and Dance Competitions. The audience was entertained with power-packed performances and impressive acting chops as our houses battled it out on stage. While some plays were adaptations of classics, a few had original in-house scripts, much to everyone’s delight. The dance performances, on the other hand, brilliantly showcased our students training, finesse and natural flair for the art.

IK Celebrates 100 Days

IK Celebrates 100 Days

Date

October 20 2017

Description

Our tiny-tots celebrated their 100th day of school at DRSIS, an important milestone for every little one! Our students had a blast learning, counting and demonstrating their newly acquired knowledge of numbers and quantities up to 100!

Secondary Wing UnBlur Workshop

Secondary Wing UnBlur Workshop

Date

October 17 2017

Description

The science students of grade X and XI were taken for a workshop ‘UnBlur’, Secunderabad, where a young engineer turned entrepreneur, Mr Mustafa Khambaty led a 3 hour long hands-on workshop on the basics of Automobile Engineering. At UnBlur, students understood real life engineering applications by making use of the science concepts taught to them in school as a part of their syllabus!

IB PYP Celebrates Diwali

IB PYP Celebrates Diwali

Date

October 17 2017

Description

The celebration of Diwali, 'The festival of lights' came alive at DRS International School on the 17th of October when our IB PYP students showcased the spirit of Diwali through meaningful skits, lively dances and ended on the perfect note with diya-painting! The celebration highlighted the importance of having a safe and green Diwali!

Times NIE Newsmakers Meet 2017

Times NIE Newsmakers Meet 2017

Date

October 16 2017

Description

Our budding journalists from DRSIS, Ms Amisha Mohanty of Grade IX B and Ms Rhea Bogarapu of Grade IX E, were extremely thrilled to attend the Times NIE Newsmakers’ Meet 2017 organized at the Roots Collegium aiming to bring a closer perspective to journalism on a large scale. A seminar was held by Dr Akun Sabharwal, IPS, Mr Srinivas, the Resident Editor of TOI and the respectable chairman of the Roots Collegium on ‘Drug awareness among the Youth’.

DRSIS Interact Club Ceremony

DRSIS Interact Club Ceremony

Date

October 15 2017

Description

The Installation of the second batch of office bearers for our Interact Club, which associates with the Rotary Club, Hyderabad, took place in the Residential Wing. The Club plans to carry out bigger and better outreach activities this year! We wish the new office-bearers the very best!

Secondary Wing Prefect Leadership Training Session

Secondary Wing Prefect Leadership Training Session

Date

October 14 2017

Description

Leadership opportunities have a unique way of acting as a spring-board for student growth. On Saturday, the 14th of October, our Student Council convened to discuss the problems, concerns and solutions to a series of school matters they identified!

Secondary Wing Universal Business School

Secondary Wing Universal Business School

Date

October 13 2017

Description

On the 13th of October, 2017 DRSIS was host to Ms Salma Nasr from Universal Business School. Commerce students from grades XI, XII, IBDP 1 and IBDP 2 were introduced to the course prospects, opportunities and the admission process at UBS.

History, Heritage & Hyderabad

Chowmahalla Palace

Date

October 12 2017

Description

As part of their UnitS of Inquiry on ‘Myself and the World Around Me Keeps Changing With Time’ and ‘Role of Transportation in Our Daily Life’, our IK-2 students, visited the Chowmahalla Palace at Motigalli, Khilwat, to explore how families lived in the past and to observe ‘past modes of transportation’ and interact with the curator.

Flying Solo!

Flying Solo

Date

October 12 2017

Description

Kavya J. Shah, an ace figure skater studying in Grade-VIII CIE at DRSIS represented Telangana at the Ice Skating National Level Tournament which was held in Gurgaon from 2nd October 2017 to 3rd October 2017. Competing with the 134 final participants in the Solo-Artistic Figure Skating Competition 2017, Kavya marvelously combined her athleticism and skill for a memorable performance and won a Silver medal! Kudos to Kavya!

Whiz-Kids

Whiz-Kids

Date

October 11 2017

Description

The Club-meet held at DRSIS, was a happening one with our students tapping into their creative sides to create magic including brochures, paper flowers, Dahi- Wadas, besides exploring disk cleaning and drive creation, as well as climatic changes.

Pinktober

Pinktober

Date

October 08 2017

Description

On the 8th of October 2017, our IBDP 1 & 2 students, helped bolster support and create awareness about the prevention of Breast Cancer by actively taking part in the ninth edition of the Pink Ribbon Walk held at KBR Park, Hyderabad.

Tech Talk!

Tech Talk

Date

October 03 2017

Description

Our ICT facilitators, Ms Aarthi & Ms Preeti gained new insight and perspective into using ICT as a tool in the classroom, as well as how technology can facilitate the inquiry process for students, in the Apple Leadership Event held at The Trident recently.

Young Adventurers

Nilshi Adventure Camp

Date

Set 28 to Oct 02 2017

Description

Our young adventurers who participated in the 5 day Nilshi Adventure Camp had thrilling adventures for a lifetime! The lakeside camp experience, the trip to Imagica and the trek to Lohagad helped our students spend their break in the best possible way!

Wandering Bee Holidays Orientation for Nilshi Adventure Trip

Wandering Bee Holidays Orientation for Nilshi Adventure Trip

Date

23 Sep 2017

Description

An orientation program was held today at DRSIS for all the parents of the students who are participating in the Nilshi Adventure Trip to Nilshi, Maharashtra (outskirts of Mumbai and Pune) during the Dussehra break from 28th September to 2nd October 2017.

IB PYP Inter-House Poetry Recitation & Just A Minute Competition

IB PYP Inter-House Poetry Recitation & Just A Minute Competition

Date

22 Sep 2017

Description

The IB PYP Wing conducted Inter-House Poetry-Recitation Competition for Grade I & II and Just A Minute (JAM) Session for Grade III to V. Our students were able to articulate their thoughts and feelings articulately and persuasively! Several of the performances connected to ongoing inquiries revolving around the theme ‘Sharing the Planet’.

IK-I Field Trip

IK-I Field Trip

Date

20 Sep 2017

Description

Our IK-I students visited ‘Thinespo’, a restaurant in Kompally, Hyderabad as part of their Inquiry on ‘Manners and Etiquettes’! The trip saw them actively make make links to ‘healthy’ food and habits.This experience will definitely help our tiny tots go further with their learning in the ongoing inquiry.

A Day of Love

A Day of Love

Date

16 Sep 2017

Description

The PYP Wing observed Grandparents Day to felicitate & honour grandparents & celebrate bonds that transcend generations!

Scotland Calls

Scotland Calls

Date

07 Sep 2017

Description

Prof Kurien Joseph interacted with our senior secondary students at DRS, about the benefits of pursuing higher education at St. Andrews

Broadening Horizons

Broadening Horizons

Date

04 Sep 2017

Description

The university visit at DRSIS, saw the interaction of Campus Connect with our senior students & parents about education abroad in USA & Spain.

Teachers Day

Teachers Day

Date

03 Sep 2017

Description

Our students organized Teachers’ Day Celebrations with special shows, sports events & served a sumptuous lunch.

Social Scientists

Social Scientists

Date

02 Sep 2017

Description

Our IB PYP students at DRSIS, observe Social Science Week 2017 through a myriad of theme based assembly activities.

Career Guidance

Career Guidance

Date

28 Aug 2017

Description

Akash Institute, Hyderabad, gave a career guidance presentation to Grade X students to help them discover their passion, aptitude & personal interests.

UBC at DRSIS

UBC at DRSIS

Date

23 Aug 2017

Description

Sven Clark from University of Columbia gave a presentation to our students who are planning for higher education in Canadian Universities.

Community Connect

Community Connect

Date

21 Aug 2017

Description

IBDP-1 CAS trip to government school saw our students create awareness, conduct games, activities & serve mid-day meals to school children.

Caring to Care

Caring to Care

Date

21 Aug 2017

Description

Secondary students of DRSIS, organized an assembly on the ‘TOTM: We Care Acceptance’ with speeches, music & dance performances.

Devouts of DRS

Devouts of DRS

Date

18 Aug 2017

Description

PYP students recited holy verses & shlokas & their meanings with confidence & clarity in the Inter-House Holy Verse Competition.

Dairy Diaries

Dairy Diaries

Date

18 Aug 2017

Description

Grade IX students of DRSIS, gained hands-on experience of Animal Husbandry & Dairy Farming by visiting Masqati Dairy Farm.

Pow Wow at DRSIS

Pow Wow at DRSIS

Date

16 August 2017

Description

Inter-House Debate Competition spices things up as students debate gender-based pay inequality and censorship in Indian cinema!

A Day of Pride

A Day of Pride

Date

15 Aug 2017

Description

DRSIS celebrated 70 years of independence and the achievements of our students by jointly celebrating Independence Day and Proclamation Day!

Festive Fun

Festive Fun

Date

12 Aug 2017

Description

The IK children at DRSIS, celebrated Janmashtami and Independence Day with some unforgettable performances & ‘Matki Phod’!

Patriotism and Peace

Patriotism and Peace

Date

10 August 2017

Description

Our PYP assembly reflected on ‘Country of the Week’ India and Hiroshima & Nagasaki day with their poster-speech presentation.

The Creative Clans

The Creative Clans

Date

09 Aug 2017

Description

The Club Meet saw students busy themselves with creative challenges and prepare for upcoming events in unique ways!

Career Cafe

Career Cafe

Date

09 Aug 2017

Description

Students at DRSIS attended career guidance seminar & gained information about choosing right universities suitable for their career.

Celebrating Siblings

Celebrating Siblings

Date

07 Aug 2017

Description

Our residential students got together to celebrate Raksha Bandhan Day with a rakhee-making competition!

PYP Coffee Morning

PYP Coffee Morning

Date

05 Aug 2017

Description

Coffee Morning at DRSIS, saw our IB PYP students present their units of inquiry with a confidence.

DRSMUN 2K17

DRSMUN 2K17

Date

04 Aug 2017

Description

Back with another edition of DRSMUN2K17 the committees modelled on the UNO met with their delegates for heated discussions of their agendas!

Culture Shock

Culture Shock

Date

30 July 2017

Description

Our residential students explored questions about our understanding of cultures in a lively session filled with drama & discussion!

Zumba Dance Class

Zumba Dance Class

Date

29 July 2017

Description

Our residential students danced their way to fitness with some high intensity Zumba!

A Sprinkle of Yellow

A Sprinkle of Yellow

Date

27 July 2017

Description

Our little ones of the International Kindergarten celebrated the Colour of the Month ‘Yellow’ with rhymes, performances & crafts!

Creative Collaboration

Creative Collaboration

Date

26 July 2017

Description

Our students collaborate & create as the different clubs meet with their members!

Anti Addiction Drive

Anti Addiction Drive

Date

25 July 2017

Description

Anti-addiction drive at DRSIS featured an interactive talk by Dr Harish Reddy & an informative poster display!

Hands on Parenting

Hands on Parenting

Date

22 July 2017

Description

Hands-on activities make Parent Involvement Day a day to remember for our IB PYP parent & student communities!

Discovering Careers

Discovering Careers

Date

22 July 2017

Description

DRSIS partnered with Lodestar to help our Grade X students ‘Discover, Determine & Decide’ in a career guidance workshop this Saturday!

Plantation Drive

Plantation Drive

Date

18 July 2017

Description

‘Haritha Haram’ Plantation Drive at DRS was a success as students & dignitaries joined hands to make the green dream a reality!

Clubs Convene

Clubs Convene

Date

12 July 2017

Description

Walnut Salads and Powtoon-powered animations can only collide in a DRSIS Club-meet!

Founders Day

Founders Day

Date

05 July 2017

Description

Founders’ Day was made special by an inspiring speech by our founder & CMD, Sri Dayanand Agarwal, student performances & special announcements.

Bookmark Making

Bookmark Making

Date

02 July 2017

Description

The residential students of Grades IV, V & VI sat down to make some adorable origami bookmarks in a fun session held for them.

Red-dy on Red Day

Red-dy on Red Day

Date

29 June 2017

Description

Our little ones of the IK celebrated their colour of the month ‘Red’ With red rhymes, impressive dances, red crafts & take-aways.

Clubs Pursue Passion

Clubs Pursue Passion

Date

28 June 2017

Description

From hip-hop, bean salads, crafting decoratives for a noble cause & poster-making for ecological awareness, the club-meet provoked & inspired.

Saying No to Drugs

Saying No to Drugs

Date

27 June 2017

Description

Our students made a powerful statement in the special assembly held to mark the International Day against Drug Abuse!

Adventure Cove

Adventure Cove

Date

25-26 June 2017

Description

Our residential students made the most of the outdoors during the trip to Adventure Cove with treks, rock-climbing, rapelling, zip-lining etc.

Freshers Night

Freshers Night

Date

24 June 2017

Description

With music, dance, skits & stand-up comedy the event helped our residential students get to know each better and bond as a community!

Eid at DRSIS

Eid at DRSIS

Date

23 June 2017

Description

Our PYP Wing celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr together with an assembly that reflected on the spirit of sacrifice & secularism!

Tug of War

Tug of War

Date

21 June 2017

Description

The Inter-house Tug of War was a thrilling show-down between the four houses, with team-work and house-spirit adding on to the excitement!

Quiz Kids

Quiz Kids

Date

21 June 2017

Description

The Inter-House Quiz Competition held for Grades VI-VIII, was an exciting one with tricky questions that challenged the trivia buffs!

Digital Art

Digital Art

Date

21 June 2017

Description

The Digital-Designing Competition held for the students of Grades IX-XII saw them thrive under pressure with the theme ‘Geometrical Design’.

Art and Craft Week

Art and Craft Week

Date

19 to 24 June 2017

Description

Our IB PYP students enjoyed the host of activities planned for them in the Art & Craft Week such as fun with papier mache and shapes!

A Creative Club Meet

A Creative Club Meet

Date

14 June 2017

Description

Creativity was abuzz as the Club Meet saw students create creative pen-stands, eco-friendly pouches, try out comic-making etc.

Child Labour Day

Child Labour Day

Date

12 June 2017

Description

DRSIS students observed the World Day Against Child Labour through a speech, skit, poster display and an open discussion that promoted awareness.

Carribean Cruise

Carribean Cruise

Date

12 June 2017

Description

The PYP students celebrated the Country of the Week, ‘The Bahamas’ through an interesting map and flag presentation, as well as a dance.

Spell it Right

Spell it Right

Date

11 June 2017

Description

Our residential students put their thinking caps on for the Inter-Group Spelling Bee event conducted for both the seniors and the juniors...

CRY Team Visit

CRY Team Visit

Date

09 June 2017

Description

Our students learned how to make a difference and fight child labour in an interactive session with Ms Uma & Ms Anupama from Child Rights & You!

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