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SHOW AND TELL COMPETITION

SHOW AND TELL COMPETITION
10-05-2018: SHOW AND TELL COMPETITION

“Tell me and I forget. Show me and I remember. Involve me and I understand.”

                                                                      

                     Benajimin Franklin


Children remember what they do, rather than what they are told about. Show and Tell activity helps children to strengthen their descriptive skills, increase vocabulary and to speak in complete sentences.It is one of the simplest activities that young students can engage in, where the performer faces the audience with a particular item and proceeds to show it while giving information about it such as where they got it, what it is used for and how it works etc. 

Queen’s Valley School has the same belief and in pursuit of that, had organized a Show and Tell Competition for the Queen’s of Pre School and Pre-Primary on 9th and 10th May 2018. Children were asked to speak on their favourite vegetable and toy. This helped the students to gain confidence,  improve their vocabulary and skills of public speaking.

 The Princesses of Pre-School described their favourite toys like Barbie, Doraemon, Kitty, Kitchen Set etc… The Pre-Primary students spoke about a variety of vegetables grown in our country. They spoke about its origin, shape, colour, benefits and taste. The students were dressed aptly and were equipped with creative props.Everybody present in the audience was impressed and appreciated their efforts. The result is as follows:

 

Name

Pre School  Section

Position

Lakshita Rathore

Rapunzel A

I

Vaagmi Trivedi

 Rapunzel A

II

Drishti Chawla

Rapunzel A

III

Vedanshi Negi

Snowwhite

III

Disha Arora

Angelina

III

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name

Pre Primary Section

Position

Mihika Singh, Kinjal

Alice

I

Avni Bansal

Jasmine

II

Delisha Sharma, Hashveen Jaie

Jasmine

III

 

 

 



CLASS III - INTER CLASS MATHS CHALLENGERS- Number Knock Out

CLASS III - INTER CLASS MATHS CHALLENGERS- Number Knock Out
27-04-2018: CLASS III - INTER CLASS MATHS CHALLENGERS- Number Knock Out

“Mathematics is one of the essential emanations of the human spirit, a thing to be valued in and for itself, like art or poetry.”

 Mathematics is a methodical application of matter. It is so said because the subject makes a person methodical or systematic. Mathematics makes our life orderly and prevents chaos. Certain qualities that are nurtured by mathematics are power of reasoning, creativity, abstract or spatial thinking, critical thinking, problem-solving ability and even effective communication skills.

Mathematics is the cradle of all creations, without which the world cannot move an inch. Be it a cook or a farmer, a carpenter or a mechanic, a shopkeeper or a doctor, an engineer or a scientist, a musician or a magician, everyone needs mathematics in their day-to-day life. Even insects use mathematics in their everyday life for existence. In order to enhance the mathematical skills of the queens of class III, a competition named Number Knockout was conducted on 27 April,2018. Number Knockout is a fast paced, mental math game with a mission to “Knockout Innumeracy.”

In the preliminary round, conducted on 20 April, the queens were told to knock number 5 and the numbers which are divisible by five, like 50, 55, 65, 70 and so on. The queens were very enthusiastic while knocking the numbers out.

The game was repeated till one finalist was chosen from each section. In the final round, the competition was conducted among the six finalists. It was an interesting game full of excitement and enthusiasm. 

The primary objective of the game was to encourage learners to get involved, to dispel the Math phobia and create a love for the subject and to perceive the connections of mathematical concepts with life situations.

The winners of the day were-

                                                           

Name

Class & Section

Position

Komal Pandey

III D

I

Stuti Singh

III B

II

Debangshi Dutta

III B

III


CLASSES XI-XII - INTER CLASS MATH GENIUS-The Code Breaker

CLASSES XI-XII - INTER CLASS MATH GENIUS-The Code Breaker
27-04-2018: CLASSES XI-XII - INTER CLASS MATH GENIUS-The Code Breaker

“Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.”
                                                                         Albert Einstein

 

Mathematics is known as mother of all sciences. It would be impossible to have any field of science without Mathematics. Mathematics is a systematic approach towards life and we use it. In every field of life we use mathematics. Learning mathematics can be made easier and enjoyable if our curriculum includes mathematical activities and games. Math puzzles and riddles encourage and attract an alert and open-minded attitude among youngsters and help them develop clarity in their thinking.

Mathematics is all around us in the form of calculations, aptitude and reasoning. In order to increase reasoning and aptitude skills, acodebreaker competition was organized in Queen’s Valley School for classes XI and XII on 9th and 27th April 2018 respectively. The students participated in the quiz with enthusiasm and zeal.

The competition was divided into two rounds. The first round was a Preliminary Round followed by the Main Round. The competition consisted of a variety of objective based questions on various concepts likeNumber Series, Direction, Coding-Decoding, BODMAS, Blood relations etc. The time allotted to complete the test was 45 minutes. Competitions like this helps to assess the mathematical skills, proficiency and aptitude of the students. Therefore, they have become an integral part of our academic curriculum.

 The competition witnessed an enthusiastic participation by the students. The judgment was done on the basis of marksscored.

 

Winners:

 

Name

Class - Section

Position

Neha Yadav

Rashmi

XI C

XII B

I Position

Arpita Jain

Shruti Rana

XI B

XII C

II Position

Preksha Tyagi

Shivi

Khushi

XI B

XII B

XII E

 

III Position

 


Maths Quiz- Class Pre School & Pre Primary
26-04-2018: Maths Quiz- Class Pre School & Pre Primary

“The things of this world cannot be made known without the knowledge of Mathematics.”

                                                              Roger Bacon

Children are not limited in what they can do when they have mathematical skills.  To assess their mathematical skills, proficiency and aptitude, QVS had organised a Mathematical Quiz Competition for the students ofPre-school  and Pre-Primary on 25th and 26th April 2018.The Preliminary Round was an intra-class round, where Pre-School children were shown a PPT based on colours and shapes for their practice.  Based on their performance, three participants from each class moved to the final round.In the final round they were shown a PPT where questions based on shapes and colours were asked.For Pre-Primary, questions  were based on Pre-number concepts and Numbers 1 to 20.The final round for both the classes was a buzzer round which decided the winners.The involvement of the children was remarkable and they answered the questions put to them enthusiastically. Overall, it was an enriching, interesting and fun filled activity. The result is as follows:

PRE SCHOOL:

Name

Section

Position

Vaagmi Trivedi

Lakshita Rathore

 

Rapunzel A

 

I

Disha Arora

Stuti Bhalerao

Pratiksha Jena

 

Angelina

 

II

There was a tie between Rapunzel-B and Snowwhite,  both securing III Position.

Manya Surabhi

Suwarna Singh

Mihika Bisht

Snowwhite

 

III

 

Aditri Sharma

Ishita Verma

Annanya Arora

 

Rapunzel B

 

 

III

 

 

 

 

 

 

 












 
PRE-PRIMARY: 

Name

Section

Position

Avni Bansal

Sanvi Goyal

Shambhavi Krishnan

 

Jasmine

 

 

I

Mihika Singh

Aneira Arora

Sumaila Khan

 

Alice

 

 

II

SanayaKalra

ShaiviKhantwal

Charvi Bansal

 

Elina

 

 

III

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


'CREATIVE HUMETRY - SYMMETRY IN OUR BODY ' - CLASS VII  COMPETITION
26-04-2018: 'CREATIVE HUMETRY - SYMMETRY IN OUR BODY ' - CLASS VII COMPETITION

“Without Mathematics, there’s nothing you can do .Everything around you is mathematics. Everything around you is numbers.”

Mathematics is described as ‘the Queen of Sciences and the King of Arts.’ Mathematics makes our life orderly and prevents chaos. Certain qualities that are nurtured by Mathematics are power of reasoning, creativity, abstract thinking, problem solving ability and even effective communication skills.

Queen’s Valley School conducted an inter class poster making competition on 26th April 2018 for class VII on the topic ‘Creative Humetry- Symmetry in our Body’. The students participated in this activity enthusiastically by making excellent posters on A3 size sheets showing symmetrical parts of our body .This activity helped the students to analyse the symmetrical parts of our body. All the posters were attractive and informative. The activity turned out to be highly enriching, enthralling and exciting for all the students.

The names of the winners are as follows:

Name

Class - Section

Position

Meghna Yadav

Aaliya Shoeb

VII E

VII F

I  

Jahnavi

Komal

VII F

VII E

II  

Aishna

VII D

III  

 


26-04-2018: CLASS VIII - INTER CLASS INNOV8 - Mathematical Game Competition

Everybody loves to play games that are fun and motivating. Games give students opportunities to explore fundamental number concepts, such as the counting sequence, one-to-one correspondence, and computation strategies. Engaging mathematical games can also encourage students to explore number combinations, place value, patterns, and other important mathematical concepts. Further, they also deepen their mathematical understanding and reasoning.

Playing games encourages strategic mathematical thinking as students find different strategies for solving problems and deepen their understanding of numbers.When played repeatedly, games support students’ development of computational fluency.

To nurture the mathematical thoughts of students, ‘Mathematical Game Making    Competition’ was organized for class VIII on 26th of April 2018. There was an overwhelming response from the students regarding the competition. Students participated enthusiastically and made mathematical games using their own innovative ideas.

 

The students were divided in groups of four and judged on three parameters- concept, idea and presentation.

 

The winners of the game are as follows:

NAME

CLASS - SECTION

POSITION

Palak Sehrawat

VIII D

 

I Position

Manvi Yadav

VIII D

Anshika

VIII D

Kritika Sharma

VIII D

Ayushi

VIII B

 

II Position

Antra

VIII B

Ananya

VIII B

Saisha

VIII B

Riya Yadav

VIII E

III Position

Kritika Arora

VIII E

 


INTER HOUSE KHO- KHO COMPETITION

INTER HOUSE KHO- KHO COMPETITION
25-04-2018: INTER HOUSE KHO- KHO COMPETITION

Playing conventional games has brought kids together and has encouraged teamwork and social interaction. Most old school games require agility and movements such as swinging of arms and jumping. This boosts exercise and improves eye-hand coordination. Team games like Kho –Kho require sportsmen to come up with tactics to defeat their opponent in turn helping them to strategize and resolve their differences.

The major components of Kho-Kho, which include risk-taking, social etiquette, novelty, discovery and other adaptive activities, help foster better learning. In fact, Kho-Kho helps open up the minds of students and allows them to find new ways of solving problems.

Queen’s Valley School experienced a surge in energy on the day of the Inter-House Kho-Kho Tournament held on 25 April, 2018. Each student could feel the adrenaline rush through their bodies, especially the students of the participating houses- Courage, Integrity, Peace and Truth. The game started with a preliminary round and all the students cheered fortheir favorite team. The tough competition made everybody hold their breath till the last second. The aim of the tournament was to share laughter, fun and joy with other Kho-Kho players and strengthen the sporting community and promote healthy bonding. The players developed empathy, trust, compassion and a greater capacity for understanding.

 The result is as follows-

WINNERS FOR CLASSES VI-VIII:

 

NAME

CLASS & SEC

POSITION

 

Vedika Chauhan

Dhriti Singhania

Manya Singh

Ayesha

KashishGodara

Jessica Malik

Bhavya Gahlot

Charu Yadav

Srijani

Aarzoo

Sneha Sharma

Jasjot Kaur Sachdeva

 

VI A

VI B

VI D

VI F

VII A

VII C

VII D

VII E

VII F

VIII C

VIII D

VIII E

 

 

 

 

I Position

 

WINNERS FOR CLASSES IX-XII:

NAME

CLASS & SEC

POSITION

 

Poorva

Nandani Vats

Pratishtha Mishra

Nishtha Yadav

Sandhya

Anju Balhara

CharuJanghu

Shagun

Prachi

Khushi Dahiya

Garima Godara

Pranjal Batra

 

IX A

IX B

IX C

IX E

X B

XI B

XI A

XI A

XI C

XII C

XII E

XII E

 

 

 

I Position

 


CLASS IV - INTER CLASS GRID LOCK - MATHEMATICAL BINGO
24-04-2018: CLASS IV - INTER CLASS GRID LOCK - MATHEMATICAL BINGO

“Mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.”                                                    -Albert Einstein

Children love to play games that are fun and motivating. Games give them opportunities to explore fundamental number concepts, such as the counting sequence, one-to-one correspondence, and computation strategies. Engaging mathematical games can also encourage students to explore number combinations, place value, patterns, and other important mathematical concepts. Further, they afford opportunities for students to deepen their mathematical understanding and reasoning.

Mathematical concepts can be difficult for children to grasp. It is important to develop a method to reinforce math skills in a fun and creative way that will keep students interested and excited. One way of doing this is through the use of math games because children tend to enjoy various forms of games.

 

In order to enable students to effectively utilize their fun time for skill bolstering April’18 was celebrated as Mathematical month in Queen’s Valley School. The classic game Bingo was played with the students of Class IV.The Preliminary Round was held wherein the students played it with enthusiasm and the final round was contested among 12 students. The winners are:

NAME

CLASS

POSITION

Ananya Krishnan

IV D

I

Palak Ojha

IV C

II

Diya Yadav

IV B

III

 

 

 


CLASS V - INTER CLASS TANGRAM TIME: Play with the Shapes

CLASS V - INTER CLASS TANGRAM TIME: Play with the Shapes
24-04-2018: CLASS V - INTER CLASS TANGRAM TIME: Play with the Shapes

“The only way to learn mathematics is to do mathematics.”   -  Paul Halmos

The month of April has beenmarked as the Mathematics month in the QVS calendar. It provided a remarkable opportunity to children to engage in math activities.Throughout the month the whole school participated in different Maths activities designed to challenge their thinking and develop their problem-solving skills.

Tangram Time: Play with the shapes- an Inter Class Competition for class V wasorganized on 24th April 2018.Tangram is a popular mathematical problem-solving activity. This activity has created the learning environment among the children to bring their potential, creative thinking, geometric imagination, challenge and rewarding thought-provokingon a common platform.

The competition began with a lot of excitement and contemplation.Our Queens used their creative skills to create a tangram scenery. They performed individually andcame up with admirable ideas showcasing: under water scenes, jungle scenes and even a rocket. The work of the students made the procedure of selectionan extremely difficult job for the judges.

It was a great learning experience for the children as they enjoyed the tangram very much.

Winners:

NAME

CLASS - SEC

POSITION

Snehal Samal

Shivani Yadav

V A

V C

I

Ananya  Singhal

Meenal Raghav

V C

V A

II

Aarushi Yadav

Asmi  Sethi

V B

V A

III

 


EARTH DAY - CLASS VI SPECIAL ASSEMBLY
23-04-2018: EARTH DAY - CLASS VI SPECIAL ASSEMBLY

“Mother earth is the culmination of multiple and diverse energies, which is brought together to create a rich aesthetic experience with a message of harmony and co-existence”

 

As a step towards inspiring, educating and motivating children to perform on stage, a special assembly was held on 23rd April 2018 by the students of class VI, to commemorate Earth Day. The assembly began with the choir singing lively songs on the importance of Earth Day.

Children also presented a skit which beautifully narrated the history of Earth Day and demonstrated the side effects of man trying to modify nature for his own selfish needs. It exhibited the harm caused to the environment by mankind for their personal benefits, the ill effects of environmental pollution on living beings and showcased the solutions to save our planet with slogans – ‘Reuse, Recycle, Repair, Rethink, Reduce, Refuse’ as a measure to protect and preserve the green planet.

To further enliven the atmosphere children presented a beautiful mélange of Indian and Western dance expressing their love for Mother Earth which left everyone mesmerized.

The special assembly culminated with the children reciting a soulful poem, ‘Earth is My Home’ on understanding our duties towards Mother Earth as a responsible citizen.

 


CLASS IX - INTER HOUSE CALCULATIVE MINDS-The Mathematical Quiz

CLASS IX - INTER HOUSE CALCULATIVE MINDS-The Mathematical Quiz
20-04-2018: CLASS IX - INTER HOUSE CALCULATIVE MINDS-The Mathematical Quiz

“Just as music comes alive in the performance of it, the same is true of mathematics. The symbols on the page have no more to do with mathematics than the notes on a page of music. They simply represent the experience. "                    

                                                                                                 -Keith Devlin

Mathematics enhances analytical thinking and reasoning. It equips us with the power to handle situations in a logical and sequential method. It is an integral part in our everyday lives and enables us to resolve problems systematically.

Queens of class IX participated in Calculative Minds - The Mathematical Quiz conducted on 20 April 2018 with full vigour. A preliminary round was conducted in each section of class IX to select participant  students for the quiz from each of the four houses- Courage, Integrity, Peace and Truth.

 The quiz comprised of four rounds wherein the first round judged their logical reasoning. The second round tested their knowledge about the life history and contributions of various mathematicians. It was followed by the third round assessing the general aptitude of the students towards Mathematics. The quiz ended on an enthusiastic note with the rapid fire round.

Judgement was on the basis of their overall score. Truth house emerged as the winner and the detailed result is displayed in the table below.

 

WINNER – TRUTH HOUSE

NAME

CLASS -SECTION

Harshika Tandon

IX A

Anushka Chhillar

IX B

Akanksha Vashist

IX C

Diya Gupta

IX D

Akanksha Dangri

IX E

 

 


CLASSES VI TO VIII - INTER HOUSE BADMINTON

CLASSES VI TO VIII - INTER HOUSE BADMINTON
18-04-2018: CLASSES VI TO VIII - INTER HOUSE BADMINTON

Sports do not build character. They reveal it.

 

As the saying in English goes, “All work and no play makes Jack a Dull boy”.  Academic learning and sports education complement each other. They resemble the two sides of the same coin. If sports education is carried out accompanied with the academic curriculum, the overall personality of the student is increased to quite an extent. The qualities of the leadership, sharing, team spirit and tolerance are learnt from sports.

Sports education not only teaches the students to maintain the physical stamina, but also the habit of obedience, discipline, the determination to win, willpower, etc. The power of reasoning, mental development, vocational specialisation comes from the academic education of the students. Therefore, sports education along with the academics result in the all-round development of the students.

To enhance the holistic development of its queens, QVS organised an Inter House Badminton Championship for the students of classes VI to XII on 18th April 2018. A preliminary round was conducted and the finalists were selected. For Classes IX-XII the final match was held between Courage, Truth and Integrity House. In VI-VIII category, Truth, Integrity and Peace House made it to the finals. The students showed exemplary badminton skills, and their moves and nuances left the audience spell bound. They did not leave any stone unturned to outdo their competitors.

It was a nail-biting final match wherein the sports stars performed with utmost zeal and enthusiasm. All the participants who took part put their best foot forward. Their confidence and undying sportsman spirit was a sight to watch. It was a spectacular performance by all the participants.

The following students emerged as the champions:

 

NAME

CLASS & SEC

POSITION

HOUSE

Yashika Rawat

Vanshika Jha

VIII A

XI E

I Position

Courage

Truth

Prachi Dahiya

Antra Tiwari

VIII B

IX A

II Position

Truth

Integrity

Tansi Jalan

Anjani Khandelwal

VI A

X C

III Position

Integrity

Peace

 

 


CLASSES VI TO  XI - INTER HOUSE JUDO
13-04-2018: CLASSES VI TO XI - INTER HOUSE JUDO

 

The true value of any art form–be it music, painting, flower arrangement, sculpture, or Judo–is that it has the goal of discovering and developing the true potential within the artist.
                                                           -
Watanabe and Avakian

 Judo, one of world's most popular forms of martial arts, requires efficient use of both physical and mental energy. The ultimate objective of judo discipline is self-perfection and through regular training and defence techniques, the practitioners nurture theircompetence, gradually embodying the essence of this martial art. Judo is an excellent sport to cross-train in, for it offers great development in balance, kinesthetic awareness, coordination and self discipline. 

At Queen’s Valley School, we believe that progress in any field of sports is an allegory for progress in life. Keeping the same in mind, an Inter House Judo Competition was organised on 13 April, 2018, to test our students’ mental and physical preparedness to withstand the rigours of a physical attack. The judokas proved that their arms are an extension of their mind as they grappled with proper form, leverage and timing, using proper techniques that are a result of countless hours of practice, drills and live sparring. The aim of the competition, which included inculcation of perseverance, resilience and compassion on and off the mats, achieved fruition with the impeccable performances of the participants. The announcement of final result was a moment of pride for the physical education teachers who regularly devote their time and expertise to the training of these players.

The result is as follows:

NAME

CLASS - SECTION

POSITION

 

Disha Vats

Manya Singh

Himani Kaushik

Vidhi Kaushik

Isha Rani Vats

Kanchana Bisht

Manini Singh

Bhawna

Nancy

Niharika Negi

 

VI A

VI D

VII A

VII B

VIII B

IX A

IX E

X B

X B

X B

 

 

 

I Position

 

Kashish Rawat

Mehak

Rusty Solanki

Muskaan Aggarwal

Nandani Vats

Pratishtha Mishra

 

VI E

VIII D

VIII E

IX B

IX B

IX C

 

 

II Position

 

 

 

 

 


CLASS X - INTER CLASS PHI ANATOMY- THE GOLDEN RATIO

CLASS X - INTER CLASS PHI ANATOMY- THE GOLDEN RATIO
11-04-2018: CLASS X - INTER CLASS PHI ANATOMY- THE GOLDEN RATIO

“Mathematics is the most beautiful and most powerful creation of the human spirit.”

                                                     Stefan Banach

 Mathematics expresses itself everywhere, in almost every facet of life- in nature all around us. The Golden Ratio- the divine proportion is a mathematical relationship that exists in art, shapes, nature and patterns. This ratio is thought to be aesthetically pleasing and beneficial to the objects that possess them. 

The Golden Ratio denoted by the Greek letter phi, usually (φ) states that the division of a line segment into two creates a ratio of the shorter part to the longer equal to that of the longer to the whole. It works out to about 1.61803 and is derived from the Fibonacci sequence. 

Phi -Anatomy is the study of golden ratio in the bodily structure of humans, animals, and other living organisms, especially as revealed by dissection and the separation of parts.

Students of all sections of class X participated in ‘Phi Anatomy-The golden ratio’ on 11th April 2018. They enthusiastically took up the entire work of integrating the concept of golden ratio and anatomy. Students displayed the presence of golden ratio in bodily structures in the form of a collage. They were judged on the basis of different parameters like creativity, presentation of content, analytical skills.

 

They exhibited laudable traits like teamwork, passion and dedication. This activity not only helped them explore their talents but also helped them understand the relationship between mathematics and science thoroughly.  

This activity helped them strengthen mathematical intuition and foster mathematical creativity.

Winners:

NAME

CLASS - SECTION

POSITION


Tanisha Rana, Tanu, Vanshika Yadav, Vishakha Janghu, W Jessica, 
Yashika Mehta

 

 

X D

 

FIRST


Tannu Godara, Vanshika Kaushik, Vidhi  Dagar, Vidhi Suri, Vinanti Sohanvi, Yukta

 

 

X A

 

SECOND


Tannu  Rana, Tanya Sharma, 
Teeya  Ojha, 
Varshita Rana

 

 

X C

 

 

THIRD

 


CLASS VI - INTER CLASS SUDOKU- The Number Mystifier
10-04-2018: CLASS VI - INTER CLASS SUDOKU- The Number Mystifier

Mathematics, RIGHTLY VIEWED, POSSESSES NOT ONLY TRUTH, BUT SUPREME BEAUTY.

 Mathematics forms an integral part of life. We can find its beauty anywhere and everywhere around us. It forms the backbone of the universe around us. From the aesthetic beauty of an object to its very existence, Math is necessary. To mark April as ‘The Month of Mathematics’ activities like Tangram (Play with the Shapes), Quiz, Sudoku, MATH GENIUS- the Code Breaker etc. were taken up in Queen’s Valley School.

As a part of Mathematics month, students of CLASS VI participated in SUDOKU- The Number Mystifier competition wherein a tricky but interesting Prelim round was conducted on 10thApril. Students were asked to solve a Sudoku of 9X9. A few squares contained numbers in them. Participants were required to fill in numerals from 1 to 9. They had to ensure that every horizontal and vertical line and every large 3 by 3 square should contain only one instance of each number.  Participants were judged on the basis of accuracy and time taken by them.

In the second round, the selected students were made to solve another complex Sudoku on 17th April and the best three students were declared as the winners of this final round.  

 

NAME

CLASS – SECTION

POSITION

Mahek Pandey

VI D

I

Anubhuti Agarwal

VI B

II

Aditi Mishra

VI F

III


 


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