Archive for the Campus News Category

July 9, 2020

When schools are reopened, social distancing and mask wearing should be followed, says Alwarpet based paediatrician

While infections among children are less, several other issues are affecting children nowadays, says Dr. Benny Benjamin, an Alwarpet based paediatrician. He says, “There have been certain advantages to the lockdown. Number of children with coughs and colds has come […]

July 2, 2020

V-Excel Educational Trust to conduct a series of webinars this month

V-Excel Educational Trust, which runs a special school at Mandaveli and a vocational training centre at Luz will be conducting a series of webinars this month. The schedule is as follows: July 11 – Teaching social skills and emotional regulation […]

July 1, 2020

Rani Meyammai Girls School in a quandary

With schools and colleges shut all over the state and no information about admissions into colleges, schools are not really sure what to do. The principal of Rani Meyammai Girls School, R. A. Puram, V. Amudha says, “The class XII […]

June 22, 2020

Vidya Mandir alumni of Batch ’69 helps school get novel atmospheric water generator

Vidya Mandir alumni of Batch '69 helps school get novel atmospheric water generator

Just recently, Vidya Mandir, Mylapore was featured on television (History channel) as one of the schools in the neighbourhood that had installed an atmospheric water generator at their campus. The equipment built by Vayujal Technologies Private Limited, a start up […]

June 20, 2020

Principal of Vidya Mandir says the teachers and students have got well adjusted to online classes now

Online sessions for the students of Vidya Mandir, across all classes, started on June 10. Despite the initial hiccups, the principal of the school, Shoba Raman says the parents, teachers and students are now well adjusted to the routine and […]

June 20, 2020

Admissions are now open for classes VI to VIII and class XI at Sivaswami Kalalaya

Till last year, Sir Sivaswami Kalalaya Higher Secondary School, a state board school which had classes XI and XII only, functioned out of its campus at West Circular Road, Mandavelipakkam. Now the school has been shifted to a building inside […]

June 15, 2020

Admissions open: At Sri Ramakrishna Mission Students Home and polytechnic college at the same campus

Admissions are now open for students of class VI (they must have passed class V) at Sri Ramakrishna Mission Students Home at P. S. Sivaswami Salai, Mylapore. Students who have completed class X can apply for admission into the polytechnic […]

June 11, 2020

Challenges for teachers, students of St. Raphael’s School

On Monday, June 8, a few students of St. Raphael’s Girls School, San Thome were seen in school uniform near the school. This raised the eyebrows of local residents. Now, staff at this school say the girls had come to […]

June 10, 2020

Class X board exams cancelled. All students will be promoted to class XI.

The class X exams and the pending exams for class XI have been cancelled for all Tamilnadu state board students and all the students will be promoted to the next class. An announcement to that effect was made by the […]

June 8, 2020

Online classes has brought out the creativity in teachers, says principal of P. S. Senior Secondary School

The students of P. S. Senior Secondary School, Mylapore have been quite busy since the lockdown. Till May 15, the students, especially classes IX to XII, had more than three hours of classes online everyday, complete with projects and tests. […]

June 7, 2020

Online classes start at Sivaswami Kalalaya. For classes VI to XII. Music and social science too.

Online classes start at Sivaswami Kalalaya. For classes VI to XII. Music and social science too.

On June 1, the middle and high students of Sivaswami Kalalaya Senior Secondary School, Mylapore started their classes online. A senior staff member at the school says, “When we interacted with the parents, we realised that many of them did […]

June 6, 2020

Some schools ‘open’ new academic year, online. Issue guidelines for online classes.

If you were not aware: a number of schools in Mylapore have formally opened their new academic year for 2020-2021 on June 1. These schools mailed / WhatsApp-ed the information to all parents last week and also shared a set […]

May 28, 2020

Reopening schools will help underprivileged students, says teacher at local school

S. Rajeswari (name changed) has been a social science teacher for middle and high school students at a state run school in the neighbourhood for five years. She says the lockdown has made things difficult for teachers who work with […]

May 23, 2020

Admissions open for classes IX and X at Sprouts Montessori School. Online classes to begin on June 8.

Admissions open for classes IX and X at Sprouts Montessori School. Online classes to begin on June 8.

Sprouts Montessori School was started by Smita Visweshwar in 2004 with one classroom for three to six year old children. Expanding slowly, they are now ready to admit students into classes IX and X from this year. Smita says, “Last […]

May 22, 2020

Coaching class X students at school will help them score good marks, says principal of Chennai Corporation school

The TN State Board exams for class X students which were scheduled to be held on June 1 was postponed to June 15 by the school education minister K. A. Sengottiyan recently. The principal of the Chennai High School at […]

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