Summer Sports Camp

Summer Sports Camp was conducted at Hillwoods School, Gandhinagar for about 10 days from May 07, 2018 to May 17, 2018. Children got specialized training in games like football, basketball, cricket, handball and throwball from expert coaches

The first day of kindergarten!!!

Ahh……. The first day of kindergarten! It’s such an exciting day!
As kids were new and the classroom, teachers were also new for them, so kids were made comfortable, by familiarizing them with the school and their classmates. The teacher played games, told stories and rhymes so that children were at ease. Teacher’s taught them about discipline, friendship etc.
Nursery teacher welcomed their kids by giving colorful stars. Kids enthusiastically participated in the first activity of this session. K.G. class teachers and kids made birds beak with colorful origami sheets. They gave the name to the birds “ quack quack friend”. Kids were looking very happy with their hand puppets.

Science Quiz Competition

EDWARD TELLER once said –
“ The Science of today is the technology for tomorrow “

With the advancement of technology the world is changing at an amazing speed .Realizing the importance of science and technology,Hillwoods Gandhinagar organized an Inter-House Science Quiz Competition on 4th May 2018(Friday)in the school auditorium for classes IX-XII.Students participated exuberantly and performed their best.But as the rule goes there can be only one winner in any competition,so the first position was bagged by NALANDA HOUSE where as UJJAIN HOUSE remained in second position.
“It is necessary to remain humble in victory and gracious in defeat.”
The quiz concluded with an encouraging speech by the head mistress and loud applaud by children.

Interhouse Heritage Quiz

“A nation’s culture resides in the heart and in the soul of its people.” - Mahatma Gandhi

Heritage is what we inherit from our ancestors. Keeping this in mind an INTER –HOUSE HERITAGE QUIZ COMPETITION was conducted in school auditorium on Friday 4th May for classes VI-VIII. The quiz was organized to provide a medium for students to understand the importance their roots, promote cultural diversity and to let them face each other off with head scratching questions. The winner house(Sanchi) had taken a lead from the first round and maintained it till the end and remained the undisputed winner.
“You don’t stumble upon your heritage, it is there,just waiting to be explored.”
It remained a memorable day for all the Hillwoodians as the other teams will have to wait for one more year to prove their knowledge about their culture and heritage.

WORLD LABOUR DAY

“Work is not man’s punishment . It is a reward and his strength and his pleasure”
‘World Labour Day’ is also referred to as May Day, which is a celebration of labour and working class that is promoted by International Labour Movement which occurs every year on 1st day of the fifth month. We at Hillwoods feel so glad and happy that we succeeded in bringing smiles on the faces of so many people who lend their services every day to make our lives better. The students of Community Service Club of the school made a little effort in this regard by presenting them with beautiful cards and thank you messages for their mountain of efforts every day without any expectations. We consider them as rains which blossom the flowers, no matter how many the hours .

Community Day Celebration (ATL)

On account of Dr.Ambedkar Jayanti Community day was celebrated on 14th April .We had 45 students from different schools like D.P.S ,Gurukul, Mt. Carmel, SSV, Prerna Vidyalaya. The session in the ATL begin from 7:30 am till 12:00 pm. It was carried out in two parts. First session was conducted by Apoorva and Dhoop of class X .These students of our school taught the non ATL students how to make Water booster rockets.Second session was conducted by Daksh and Harshvardhan of class X ,they taught how to use Aurdino and sensors like PIR,etc. Students enjoyed seeing the Drone flying in the ATL and the line following robot moving in the mat…At the end students were in the football ground to launch their water booster rockets. Students of the community who visited our lab were very happy and their testimonies were recorded and uploaded in the facebook page “Hillwoods School ATL”.

Origami and Mask Making Activity

Origami and Mask Makingactivity was conducted on May 04, 2018. Students of class I and II participated in Origami Activity, while students of Class III to V participated in mask making activity. Children were quite enthusiastics about doing these activities and also brought the required materials for the same. Children were guided by the Art & Craft teacher. Children not only learnt about Art N Craft, but also how to manage their time and how to clean their place & get started with their routine work without wasting any time. Thus the new academic session stated with colorful activity.

Table Manners Activity

Table Manners Activity was held on April 27, 2017 for Primary section. Children were taught the importance of the table manners and etiquettes, one should inculcate in their growing years. Children were asked to bring a table mat, a fork, a spoon , a plate and a paper napkin. Also they were asked to bring fruit salad/vagetable salad and learn table manners with it. Children participated very well in this activity and learnt the table manners joyfully.

First House Meeting (2018-19)

The first house meeting of the session 2018-19 was held on 20 April 2018(Friday) during morning hours with lot of zeal and enthusiasm. All the houses Nalanda, Ujjain, Takshishila and Sanchi had assembled in their allotted venues for the meeting. Students of classes 6-10 were part of the most awaited event of the session. Each house discussed about the events of this year which they will be participating in and thus, names of the volunteer candidates were taken . Also, the most awaited envelope is yet to be opened about the newly appointed house-in-charges and the council members. The first house meeting of the session went pretty well and was very productive.