Orchestra by students on Founders Day Music performance by students on Founders Day Music performance by students on Founders Day Bharatnatyam dance performance on Founders Day Puppet dance performance on Founders Day Monkey dance performance on Founders Day Elephant dance performance on Founders Day Parrot dance performance on Founders Day Mowgli adventure play on Founders Day
Friday, May 31, 2013

Oakridgers @ NATIONAL ROBOTIC CHAMPIONSHIP-13


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Saturday, May 4, 2013

POP of Einstein


POP of Einstein
POP, a Parent Orientation Program was conducted at Leonia, a beautiful and amazing holiday resort on 20th and 21st of April. POP was organized to orient all the new parents and students to the philosophy and life at Oakridge.

Principal, Ms. Adilakshmi’s welcome speech took them through all the achievements and activities of the school in a nutshell. Parents were given a feel of the activities of the school and its learning programmes. On the other hand, all the children had a gala time as well as built a rapport with the most active teachers led by Ms. Neeraja, who engaged them with sessions that were designed to be educative and thought provoking.
The session on Positive Parenting conducted by Ms. Sumitha Bhattacharya, Ms.Mythili and Ms.Pushpa, gave them an insight of how and what their contribution should be in building up the child’s self-esteem.
Ms.Vidya‘s session on Multiple Intelligence supported by the event coordinators, Ms.Satya Vani and Ms. Sunitha was a highlight. Parents could bring out all the treasure from within and relate themselves to the Smarts they belonged to. The session culminated with group presentations using different smarts on the theme, Saving the Planet.

Ms.Sunitha’s session on DEAR, (drop everything and read) gave a new dimension to the audience’s perception of reading programs at Oakridge. Meet the doctor session by Dr. Nazia gave awareness on the importance given to nutrition, first aid and healthy life style at Oakridge. Ms. Richa introduced the child Development plan (CDP) a tool to monitor and enhance learning.
The one and a half day POP closed with parent’s presentations using their smarts, talent show by children’s and awarding prizes for the POP champs and smart teams. Parents highly appreciated all the experiential learning processes and above all the proactive teaching faculty of Oakridge.

Reflections:
Ms.V. Lakshmi Shalini: I do really appreciate the way the orientation went on. We do like the plans, the ideas and the concept that went on. I am sure that my child is getting a very good education in your school.

Mr.Adwitiya Roychowdhury: Wonderful time spent with Oakridge family. We got a chance to meet other parents as well. Children made friends and got accustomed with some of the teachers. Coordinators are very nice and smart. They carried away the sessions very smoothly and successfully. As a parent we enjoyed a lot.

Mr.S.Venkat Srinath: It’s an excellent programme, where we had clarified all our doubts and know well about methodology and regular programme which you are taking. Two days programme really helped us to interact with your staff and parents.

Ms.Jeevika Puri: Informative and interactive sessions. Thank you for arranging the show well organized. Highlights:-confident impressive presentation on health and CDP, great initiative in collating kids strengths and development areas. This will help the parent teacher association.

Ms.Srividya and Mr.Aneesh Koppolu: An excellent orientation programme put together by the Oakridge school system. We will be proud to have our children attend the school three cheers to Oakridge.








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Friday, May 3, 2013

CLOSING CEREMONY OF INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME


Oakridge Einstein had the proud privilege of providing certificates to the second batch of grade X (IGCSE) who have successfully completed their internship programme at Kadwell Consultants Private Ltd, on 26th April 2013.

The event commenced with a prayer song on goddess Saraswathi from the school’s choir followed by a splendid speech by the principal who encouraged and appreciated the students on the successful completion of their internship and benefit from a well-rounded program that included a wide array of events and activities meant to build self-esteem and foster social interaction.

She also mentioned that the internship was an exchange of services for an experience between the student and an organization which helped the students to determine their interest in a particular career.
Further the programme was presided over by the chief guest Mr. Kadwell and the guest of honor Mr. Dave from Kadwell Consultants who shared their experiences of overwhelmingness for having the students of Oakridge to research on their company and learn the valuable professional experience.
It was also a pleasure for the parents to witness their child’s achievements and had the opportunity to share their experiences.  One of the parents Mr. Manish Sharma appreciated the schools effort for organizing a platform for the students as part of extended learning, he also spoke about the various logistics involved in any business and understanding these logistics in the professional environment would help the students in the future endeavors.

Another parent Mr.Rajendra Kayati shared his opinion by expressing his gratitude to Oakridge Einstein campus and to Mr.Kadwell and his company. He shared his experiences of giving his first presentation which happened after his engineering. He also expressed on a lighter note that he envy the opportunity of the interns who are doing this presentation at such a tender age which definitely make them involved in the real world situation. He advised the present interns to take this particular opportunity to plan their future career goals.
Eventually the student interns displayed a presentation of what they have learnt during their internship programme.  They shared that they have realized that work is not exciting all the days in real life scenario but they need to work the entire month to reach the targets even if boring on someday to experience  the excitement of taking the pay cheque on the first day of every month. This presentation gave a clear picture of what they have learnt and experienced at Kadwell consultants along with the memories of the students who were extremely happy for being given such an opportunity.

The event concluded with vote of thanks proposed by Meghana of grade X (CBSE) who expressed her thanks on behalf of the school management and the IX graders who had an opportunity to witness the event and gain a learning experience on the importance of internship programme.







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Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Competition




Eduskill has provided an excellent opportunity to the students of age 14 and above to qualify in the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Competition. We are honoured to announce that Shreyas Guntur, Rishi Kayathi, Meghana Mulpuri who received the “WINNERS” position in this exam.

“Microsoft Office Specialist” is a certificate exam which assesses an individual’s knowledge of the tools and options available in the application as well as their ability to complete a task as efficiently and quickly as possible. This certification helped our students to enhance their current knowledge and application skills on Microsoft Specialist.

Eduskill also provides ACE “American Council of Education” credits for each Microsoft specialist certification; which provides international exposure to our students.


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