Held on the 20th of October, the Science Quiz was a
most exciting event. The questions were intellectually
stimulating and the Audio, Visual and Experimental Rounds
captured the interest of the audience. It was a nail
biting finish with Sutlej House coming up on top and
emerging as winners and Narmada taking second spot.
Godavari and Cauvery tied for the third position.
The results were as follows:
- 1st (190 Points)
- 2nd (140 Points)
- 3rd (100 Points)
- 3rd (100 Points)
SCHOOL QUIZ 2018
The Middle School Quiz was held on the 9th of February
2018. It saw a good mix of question on various subjects
like current affairs, mythology, food, sport and literature
to name but a few. Mrs. Nisha Feby George and Mrs. Neela
George made it most interesting and had all the young
participants and the audience on their toes. Narmada
took first place, Cauvery came in second and Sutlej
This exciting event was held on the 17th of November,
2017. Questions ranged from sports and literature to
current events and science. The quiz was conducted by
Mr. Rajiv Rajendran, alumnus of Sishya. Narmada took
first place; Sutlej came in second, Godavari - third
and Cauvery, fourth.
HOUSE DRAMA COMPETITION 2017
This year, the theme for the
Drama Competition was ‘History’. Each
house had to perform an original short play of fifteen
minutes duration based on a historical personality
or event. The judges for the event were Mr. Amarendran,
a theatre personality and author and Mr. Vinod Anand,
a theatre actor, director and voice artist.
Cauvery House’s play “Ode
to slavery” was directed by Meera Vijay. The
story revolved around Louise Williams, a slave who
escaped from Kentucky. He gets arrested and is brought
to court and the climax is about his escape from the
‘My life’ the play
staged by Godavari House, tells the story of the betrayal
of Shah Jahan by his children. His ambitious daughters-in-law
poison their husbands’ minds and turn them against
their own father leading to his death.
Narmada House enacted ‘Viva
La Revolution’. The play depicted the harsh
realities of the common man of France in the early
18th century. It was a period of social and political
upheaval in France. Unable to tolerate the harsh conditions
in which they lived, the bourgeoisie organize an uprising
and storm the bastion.
‘Noor Jehan’, was
the title of the play put up by Sutlej. The story
summarizes the life of the famous Mughal queen and
the travails that she faced in her early life. Finally
married to the drunken emperor Jehangir, Mehrunissa
takes the reins of the empire into her own hands.
Narmada House emerged winners.
They also bagged the ‘Best Director’ and
‘Best Script’ awards. Godavari and Cauvery
were tied for second place and Sutlej came in fourth.
The results were as follows.
|| Prithvi Srivatsav
|| Raeesa Anwar
Haq of Cauvery & Amaarah Marikar of Narmada
|| Prithvi Srivatsav
|| Amaarah Marikar
& Prithvi Srivatsav of Narmada
The Inter House Rangoli Competition
was held on the 19th of January 2018. The theme for
this year’s competition was the ‘World of
Flowers’. The judge for the event was Mrs. Jayashree
Cauvery’s rangoli, ‘Flowers
in a million hues, all admired equally, skins in just
a few tones, yet discriminated’ depicted hands
of two different tones holding a world of flowers
of various shades and colours. Godavari depicted,
‘Co-existence’ in their rangoli. The Solar
system and a colourfully decorated Earth were artistically
shown. Narmada’s rangoli titled, ‘Where
flowers bloom, so does hope’. In their rangoloi,
they showed us the various flowers of the different
seasons of the world – winter, spring, summer
and fall. ‘Floral Splendour – this was
the caption of the rangoli made by Sutlej. They depicted
the famous flowers of various countries with the world
in the middle and the national flower of India, the
lotus below it.
HOUSE MUSIC 2017
This year the music competition
was held on the 3rd of November, 2017. The judges
for the event were Ms. Chitra Ganeshan and Ms. Janani
Rajan for the Indian Music section and Mr. Mervin
Thomas for the Western Music section.
In the Indian Music segment,
Godavari started the day’s competition and they
were followed by Cauvery, Narmada and finally Sutlej.
Sutlej house dominated the scene and were clear winners
in the group segment. They were followed by Narmada,
Godavari and finally Cauvery. Nidhi Sajit Menon, also
of Sutlej won the Indian solo prize.
In the Western music segment,
the houses followed the same order as the Indian segment.
Here too, Sutlej house came up on top and took first
position. Second place went to Narmada and Godavari
came in third. Maya Rebecca Verghese of Sutlej house
was adjudged the best soloist in the western music
The afternoon ended on a high
note as well, with Sutlej winning overall and Narmada
coming in second followed by Godavari in third place.
HOUSE ENGLISH DEBATE COMPETITION 2017
The Inter House Debate
competition was held on 7th of July 2017. This year’s
topics were ‘For reasons of security, this house
supports army action in Jammu & Kashmir’ and
‘This house opposes the country-wide practice
of tweaking marks (moderation)’. The participants
from Senior School were required to speak either for
or against the topic for five minutes, followed by a
question session by the judges. The judges for the competition
were Wing Commander Unni Nair and Mrs. Bhavani Raghnandan.
Narmada and Sutlej tackled the
first topic. Narmada was represented by Prithvi Srivatsav,
Aashish Krishna and Surabhi Gopal who spoke for the
topic while Sutlej was represented by Siddhanth Amarnath,
Samay Gambhir and Armaan Om Goyal who spoke against
Godavari and Cauvery spoke on
the second topic. Cauvery was represented by Vikrant
Vivek, Meera Vijay and Aakash Jajoo who spoke against
the topic while Godavari represented by Raghav Mecheri,
Kunal Agarwal and Shreeniketh Raghavan spoke for the
The results were announced and
Godavari placed first, followed by Sutlej in second
position and, Narmada who finished third. For his
excellent debating skills and good answers, Siddhanth
Amarnath of Sutlej was declared the Best Speaker.
HOUSE SWIMMING COMPETITION 2015
The Sishya Inter House Swimming
Meet was held on the 26th of September and a total
of around 150 students participated in the meet across
The best swimmers of the meet
were Sumer Malhotra of Cauvery house for the boys
and Ahana Thakur of Sutlej house for the girls.
Sutlej won the Best Girls House
Trophy with a score of 150 points while Cauvery won
the Best Boys House Trophy with 134 points.
The Overall Champions Trophy
was won by Cauvery with a grand total of 226 points.
HOUSE DANCE COMPETITION 2017
The 2017 Inter House Dance competition
was a scintillating mixture of dance styles. The Indian
Dance segment had a variety of styles, depicting themes
from all over India. The colourful costumes, marvelous
choreography and excellent co-ordination were a sight
to watch. Cauvery and Godavari tied for first place,
followed by Narmada in second and Sutlej in third
The creativity of the Western
dance segment was excellently executed. With dances
that were theme oriented, very fashionable costumes,
upbeat songs and modern choreography – the variety
that was showcased made it difficult for the judges
to choose. In this segment, Narmada took first place,
followed by Godavari in second, Cauvery in third and
Sutlej in fourth place.
The judges for the event came
from two different dance schools. Mrs. Mala Bharath,
a passionate Bharathanatyam dancer and a multi-faceted
personality was the judge for the Indian segment.
Mr. Murali, a very popular choreographer and famous
Zumba instructor was the judge for the Western dance
The excitement, energy and power
packed performances on stage were an excellent display
of dancing skills.
HOUSE ENGLISH ELOCUTION – 2017
The English Elocution Competition
was held on the 30th of June 2017 for students of
Classes 6 – 9. This year Class 6 students had
to recite poems on ‘Fruits’, while the
Class 7 students recited epic poems or poems celebrating
bravery. The students of Class 8 had descriptive passages
or pieces of writing as their topic and for the students
of Class 9 it was humourous poems. The judge for the
event was Mrs. Sharmila Gautama.
Sutlej and Narmada tied for
first place and Cauvery and Godavari tied for the
third place. The Best Speaker for Class 6 was Siddharth
Yashwanth of Narmada while Anahita Bharathan of Sutlej
was adjudged the best speaker of Class 7. Karunya
Jothimani of Sutlej was the best speaker from Class
8 and the best speaker of Class 9 went to Shanna Abraham
HOUSE HINDI ELOCUTION 2015
The Hindi Elocution was held
on 26th of June 2014. This event saw the participation
of students from classes 5 – 7.
The topic for this year’s
competition was ‘Veerta’ – a collection
of poems on ‘bravery’.
Godavari took first place while
Cauvery came in second and Sutlej took third position.
Adhirit Awal of Narmada house was adjudged best speaker
from Class 5 and Sukrit Sumant, of Godavari house
was best speaker from Class 6. For Class 7 it was
Yash Rathod of Godavari house who was awarded best
HOUSE TENNIS MEET 2016
The Inter House Tennis Meet
was held on the 8th and 9th of July and this year
we had an overall participation of about 224 students
in the event which included a Hit over the Net section
too. This was a resounding success with a participation
of 80 students taking part. The hit over the net was
held on the school basketball court on the 8thof July.
The matches scheduled for the 9th were held at the
Cauvery claimed the Overall
Championship with 12 points. The best Boys House also
went to Cauvery with 12 points and it was a tie for
the best Girls house with Cauvery and Sutlej each
scoring 6 points.
The Chief Guest for the event
was Mr. Sanjay V. Parikh, President of the Sishya
Alumni Association. He along with the School Principal,
Mrs. Omana Thomas, the Headmistress, Mrs. Shyamala
Christopher and the Senior Master, Mr. Robert Ravi
gave away the prizes to the winners.
best house scores after deducting the negative