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Udgam School for Children Celebrates Foundation Day

Udgam celebrated its Foundation Day on 4th January 2024

60 Years of Legacy and Still Young!

A day remembering our incredible journey.

That’s a remarkable milestone, and it’s a testament to the dedication, hard work, and achievements of everyone involved.

May this celebration be filled with joy, reflection on the journey, and anticipation for the bright future.

It’s an opportunity to appreciate the contributions of all the individuals who have been a part of this journey and strengthen the bonds that make our organization and community distinctively special.

A rollercoaster ride that we will sail through together.

Cheers to many more years of success, growth, and shared happiness

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Udgam Run, the Family Marathon 2024: Unveiling a Culture of Fit Families in Ahmedabad

The dawn of Sunday, January 7th 2024 brought more than 2100 Ahmedabadis to Udgam Run, the Family Marathon. Mr. Manan Choksi, the Executive Director of Udgam School for Children had a vision to revolutionize “Family Time” and turn it into something thoughtful.

For its maiden season, Udgam Run saw families braving through winter chills and striving towards healthy decisions. We are bringing in a culture of positive change that motivates kids, parents, friends, and peers alike to spend quality time together – away from gadgets, with an agenda to make their bodies healthier.

Udgam Run, the Family Marathon aimed at fostering stronger emotional bonds, informed decisions towards fitness, and better choices when it comes to time management in terms of screen time and gadget dependence.

The Family Marathon consisted of 3km, 5km, and 10km race categories. Invigorating sessions of Zumba kept the energy levels at an all-time high throughout the morning.

We look forward to continuing the culture of family fitness through such events.

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International Earth Day

International Earth Day is celebrated to demonstrate support towards a better and sustainable earth. Since children are the upcoming generations of the world, they need to be aware of  climatic changes and the importance of nature. Keeping these things in mind, the Udgamites participated with full enthusiasm and witnessed performing rallies, saying slogans loudly, making posters to bring more awareness among all.  

Students also learned the importance and value of 3R’s – Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. This encouraged the children to take action and be a part of the global movement and stay dedicated to save the planet which we call our beautiful home – The Mother Earth.  

 

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No.1 among the Top 15 Schools in Ahmedabad

CBSE Schools In Ahmedabad

Udgam School for Children is PROUD to announce its 1st POSITION amongst the Top 15 Schools in Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar National curriculum.
We wholeheartedly express our gratitude to all our students and our faculties, to set standards as high as the sky.
Without their collective effort, this wouldn’t have been possible.

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Udgamite shines in Virtual Inter-School ‘Eloquence- Declamation’ Competition

Udgamite shines in Virtual Inter-School ‘Eloquence- Declamation’ Competition

Udgamite Harshvi K Shah, studying in 12-C, participated in the Virtual Inter-School ‘Eloquence- Declamation’ Competition arranged by Zydus School, in which she was awarded a certificate and memento for securing 3rd position.

The competition was held on 21st August 2021, where students of secondary and senior secondary participated from around 30 other schools.
Harshvi performed Rose’s Monologue from August Wilson’s Pulitzer Winning Play Fences. The role of Rose has been taken up by Viola Davis in recent years, on and off-broadway. For which she has won both Oscar and Tony. The monologue is about a woman who breaks down upon hearing of her husband’s affair.

Congratulations Harshvi! We are proud of you.

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National Inter-School Debate Competition 2020

We take immense pride to announce that the students of our school participated in the National Inter-School Debate Competition 2020 and stood to be the Runners-up.
Of the 40 schools that participated across the country, our students won at several levels to reach the finals.
The competition, organized by Podar International School, was judged by Mr Shishir Joshi, CEO and Co-founder at Project Mumbai, Chairman – Muskaan, sharing smiles and Anil Swarup, Founder Chairman – Nexus of Good, Former Secretary (Govt. of India) – School Education and Coal.
The topic of the debate was ‘Girl empowerment has turned into boy hate’. The debaters of each panel gave a tough competition and made the audience believe both views to be correct. We lost merely by only two points in the finale.
You can follow the given link to watch the finale: https://youtu.be/g2NpmWudd0E
We congratulate all the winners and wish them all the best for the future!

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Dr. G Vijayalakshmi receives Award for Excellence in Education

Dr. G Vijayalakshmi receives Award for Excellence in Education

A versatile educator is the one who succeeds in teaching students despite the contests of life. Dr. G Vijayalakshmi, Vice-Principal of Middle Section, associated with us for the past twenty years, is one of those educators who are determined, thought-provoking, and passionate about teaching her students.
On the occasion of Teacher’s Day, the International Institute of Hotel Management, IIHM, in association with The International Hospitality Council (IHC) London, honored those with the Certificate of Excellence in Education, who have accepted challenges and have continued to teach undaunted during the crisis. IIHM celebrates Teachers Day every year by giving away Awards to teachers in over 40 cities. This year the celebration was done over Zoom Video Conference conferring the award Online.
We congratulate Dr. G Vijayalakshmi, who was one of the educators to receive honors at the ceremony. Her selfless efforts for the benefit of Education is truly honorable.

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Microsoft Innovative Educators Experts(MIEE)

We are excited and proud to join the elite group of Showcase Schools for innovative practices showcased in the classrooms for the 9th year in the row.
We are pleased to share that of the 23000 innovative educators worldwide, 9 teachers from Udgam School for Children got entitled as Microsoft Innovative Educators Experts(MIEE).
Showcase School leaders, Mr.Manan Choksi, Executive Director, and Ms.Sujata Tandon, Principal of the school, have successfully achieved the digital transformation across schools getting 100% teachers trained and using effective technologies in their classroom, assessment, as well as the evaluation process.
Ms. Krupali Sanghvi, a National ICT Awardee, who has been an MIEE for consecutive nine years got entitled by Microsoft as MIEE Fellow Worldwide, for her contribution to the education community worldwide for coaching, mentoring, and as experts for technology integration in school, whereas Ms.Manisha Thakker, Ms.Payal Parikh, Ms. Khushbu Jani, Ms.Shivani Sheth, Ms.Ekta Soneji, Ms.Sharmila Pitroda, Ms.Padmavathi Pedalanka, and Ms.Arti Gohil got acknowledged as MIEEs.
Hearty congratulations to all our Educators!

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Smayan Memorial Award

Smayan Memorial Award

Manav Shah, a Science student was honored with the Smayan Memorial Award this year.

The award is presented to the students securing the highest marks in PCM every year on June 27, in the warm memory of our late student Smayan Shah, by his parents. Smayan, a cheerful boy, wished to be an engineer and serve the country, but fate had something else in store for him.
Smayan, you will be missed, now and forever!

Hearty congratulations Manav on achieving great results! Many more awards to go!

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Poster Making Competition- Class 3

Poster Making Competition- Class 3

Poster making has its targeted benefits on young minds. Hence a competition was organized for students of class 3. They were given various topics such as pollution, uses and sources of water etc. to make their posters. Children worked in groups and created awe-inspiring posters in which they included relevant slogans too. It was impressive to see the young learner taking keen interest in the activity and working with full team spirit. The best posters in each section were given a special sticker by the teachers.

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