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Staff from Canadian Vet Clinic visited Sherborne Qatar Senior School for a talk with students about pet care during the hot summer months. Sherborne Qatar is working with the Canadian Vet Clinic to raise funds for their rehoming project.
The junior students of DPS-MIS showed their gratitude to the working community by celebrating May 1 and 2 as ‘Appreciation Day’. Assemblies were held by Nursery, Prep, Class 1, Class 2 and Class 3 students. The tiny tots stressed the theme of Labour Day in a song. The support staff were appreciated for their efforts with small gifts and cards coloured by the students. The Preparat
Qatar University’s first Grad-Faculty Forum celebrated the successes of its graduate students and emphasised the importance of mentoring in achieving academic excellence. Organised by the university’s Office of Graduate Studies, the event showcased research undertaken by 16 QU graduate students from the College of Engineering, College of Business and Economics, College of A
As a part of the ‘Schools without Accident’ campaign, a team from the media and traffic awareness section of the Traffic Department visited Doha Modern Indian School on May 16. The team, comprising Lt Khalifa Mubarak Al Kaabi, Community Policing Officer, Abdul Azeez Al Muhhandi, Warrant Officer, Faisal Al Hudawi, Community Outreach Programme Coordinator, and Niyaz A
Friends of the Environment Centre, Qatar celebrated World Migratory Bird Day at Al Khor, where a large number of schools sent representative students along with teachers. Dr Saif Al Hajari, Chairman, Friends of the Environment Centre, was the chief guest at the programme. Abdur Rahman Yousef, Abu Herbaria, Talha Rashid, and Armaghan Butt represented PEC in the activities u
Over 100 educators and healthcare professionals attended the University of Calgary–Qatar’s first ever ‘Teaching and Learning Conference.’ Along with UCQ faculty and instructors, 28 representatives of Hamad Medical Corporation, Sidra, Qatar University and College of the North Atlantic participated. The event was intended to bring together UCQ faculty and instruct
Two teams from Sherbone Year 8 took part in the Qatar Debate School Tournament, organised by QatarDebate, and finished second. Tobias Rodriguez and Oisin Tubridy were in the top 10 of the more than 100 speakers at the tournament.
Bhavan’s Public School recently celebrated the birthday of the poet Rabindranath Tagore. The Literary Club organised versification for classes IV to IX at both the school’s campuses. The KG section held a special assembly and Bama Ravi, coordinator, KG, spoke on the importance of the day. To mark the day, a portrait of Tagore sketched by art teacher Prahaladan was unveiled.
School officials with students who will participate in GCIMUN in New York. DPS-MIS MUNers Aayush Bharadwaj, Akshay Malhotra, T Goutam, Pranav Kaarthik, Sparsh Arora, Trishia Edan, Sariska Sujaini, Shehzad Sherasiya, Mohammed Shoeb, Arvindha Vignesh, Ahmed Saleem, Dhairya Doshi, Shriya Ramakrishnan, Jahanvi Saini, Nikita Bhattacharjee and Vatsala Singh, along with school MUN advisor
IIS KG kids honour mothers Tiny tots in the kindergarten section of Ideal Indian School observed Mother’s Day with various activities. A special assembly and activities, including colouring of worksheets, were organised to mark the day. Girl students of the KG section came dressed up as mothers of different nationalities. In the special morning assembly, students performed songs
Kids Valley of Birla Public School celebrated Mother’s Day with a melodious and cheerful assembly. Thankam Thomas, member, Board of Directors, and Shirly Rappai, Senior Vice-Principal, were the guests of honour for the day, along with the mothers of the students. A session on nutrition and diet was conducted by Dr Lubna from Abott Nutrition. The mothers went home with gifts and a han
Tornadoes Academy students and officials. Tornadoes Academy, launched in 2010 by Park House English School, is a non-contact Tag Rugby Club that caters to boys and girls of all ages. Students from different schools attend the academy. Tornadoes Academy today has 95 children participating in the sport and five coaches. Andy Coomer, the Head Coach and Primary PE Head at Park
DPS-MIS and ARBJ School students and officials during the debating session. DPS-MIS hosted their neighbours, Abdul Rahman Bin Jassim (ARBJ) Independent Preparatory School for Boys, Al Wakra, on May 7 at the school campus as part of preparations for the Qatar Debate over the weekend. The opportunity was utilised to debate on two topics: ‘This house would make physical educ
Qatar University and Oryx GTL yesterday signed an agreement to provide sponsorship and internship opportunities to outstanding students enrolled in the university’s Honours Programme. The two-year agreement builds on strong relations between the two organisations and was signed on Sunday by QU’s Vice President and Chief Academic Officer Dr Mazen Hasna and ORYX GTL’s C
Bhavan’s Public School observed World Red Cross Day on May 8 at both campuses. Seminars on ‘International Red cross and Red Crescent Movements’ were presented by Joshua George of Std VII and Drishti Modi of Std V of Matar Qadeem and Wakra campus, respectively. Both gave a brief idea through slides, images and video clippings about activities carried out by Red Cross
Sherborne Qatar Preparatory School hosted the QPPSSA Short Tennis competition on Tuesday. It is one of the events in the QPPSSA calendar where Oryx and Falcon leagues compete. It is also the only event boys and girls compete. The four competitors for Sherborne performed very well and left with three out of four individual gold medals and the team gold.
The Junior School of Stafford Sri Lankan School Doha held a ‘Future Stars Junior Concert 2013’ recently. The colourful event was complete with a variety of performances by students from Lower Reception to Year 3. The concert is held every two years to encourage student participation in aesthetic events as well as grant them an opportunity to showcase their
School officials and guest of honour at the inauguration event. To promote awareness about health and hygiene, Shantiniketan Indian School conducted a programme on ‘Drugs and Alcohol’ and released its health manual announcing the inaugural of a Health and Wellness Club, in a function held at its Barwa Campus recently. The event was organised by the Department of Physical Educ
Australian Council for Education Research, Dubai conducts the International Benchmark Tests Awards for Excellence every year. The awards honour students who achieve the highest score in each grade in each subject. Each award includes a cash prize equivalent to QR500. Students of Birla Public School topped the exam in the following categories in 2012: Roopal Ravendranathan, Grade V&ndas
The trauma surgery section of Hamad Medical Cooperation (HMC), in collaboration with the Ministry of Interior (MOI), conducted a ‘Child Pedestrian Safety’ campaign at MES Indian School recently. More than 800 students from grade IV participated in the programme. This event was held as part of the ‘Second United Nations Global Road Safety Week’, which is being observ