ECO DRIVE @ NAVKIS
Climate change, pollution, landfills and so much more are happening on earth at the moment. NEC is taking a bold step forward to do its bit to help our society and school go sustainable. Literally putting our teaching to practice. We're now supporting the efforts of Siyona Vikram, a 11 year old award winning podcaster, by joining her Little - WISE (Warriors Inspiring Sustainable Earth) Club. Siyona Vikram is raising awareness about the harmful effects of plastic toys on little children. Through her club, she's collecting back mainly plastic toys and other household plastics for an immediate effect on better air quality in children's homes. She has even raised a petition on change.org for this. The Little - WISE Club is slowly but surely targeting the plastics entering our landfills and water bodies. So far, the club has managed eliminate over 600+ kilos of plastic from 550+ Eco-warriors. We are proud to be one of the first few schools to quickly adopt this club.
EAT A RAINBOW ACTIVITY
Eat a rainbow ???? is a group activity performed by students to encourage active learning and develop key critical thinking and decision making skills . Through this activity students got a chance to explore the health benefits of eating specific colour group of fruits and vegetables, they could share information with peers, learnt to work in team and gained better understanding of the concept.
Role play on Endemic, Pandemic and Epidemic diseases by Grade V
Role play on endemic, pandemic and epidemic diseases was conducted in 5th standard . The purpose was to bring awareness among kids about endemic, pandemic and epidemic diseases and their spread.as well as immunisation techniques and steps involved in controlling the spread of diseases through role play. All Students participated well by managing role of a doctor, nurse, lab technician, patient.. Through this activity kids got clear picture about epedimic endemic pandemic diseases also they got familiar with words like isolation, quarantine, vaccination, transmission etc... This tool of learning helped them in working in groups with coordination, understanding each other and also ignited the spark of creativity in them...
Draw a Sword Activity by Grade X 2022-23
"Draw a sword " activity was conducted for grade X to test their fine motor skills and quick thinking. In order to undertake the activity, the class is split into small groups.A student is called from each group to start. The chosen student places a dictionary under his/ her arm. The teacher call announces a word which the students must then race to find in their dictionary ( like drawing a sword from under their arms). The group that finds the word first is the winner. The activity was quite engaging and kept the students on their toes. Some of the words were.: Coign, Brusque, Onomatopoeia etc It was indeed an enriching experience for the students.
Skill Development Activities by Grade VIII 2022-23
Skill development as a part of school education is indeed important to establish a strong foundation for a thriving future. Self-awareness, excellent communication skills, problem solving and critical thinking capabilities are some of the important benefits of learning through a well-rounded curriculum. Activities based on above skills allow children the opportunity to explore different areas of interest, increase self-confidence, build leadership skills . Time management skills are one big life lesson extracurricular activities have to teach. In this regard students of grade 8 exhibited their skills through different activities Through different activities which displayed teamwork, peer support and motivation, boosted their morale and made the overall experience enriching.
People’s Conference - MUN - October 2022
PeCON’s Model United Nations (MUN) Conference was organized by PES University (RR Campus) in October 2022. The event was graced by the chief guest, former Member of Parliament and academician, Mr. Rajeev Gowda. The students of Navkis Educational Centre of Grades 8 to 10 had participated in this 3-days’ event which aimed at helping the students develop their reasoning and analytical skills across various educational spectra by simulating a variety of situations and giving them the opportunity to debate issues of national and international importance. We are proud to mention that our students were recognized and well appreciated for their participation and the skills exhibited, despite the fact that it was their first time in a MUN Conference. Participation in MUN hone leadership, communication, problem solving and report drafting skills.
Daan Utsav 2022
"Being of service to others is what brings true happiness".- Marie Osmond Students of grades 9 to 12 have generously contributed to the "Daan Utsav" initiative taken up by the school. Accordingly we have been able donate the required stationeries and sanitary napkins to the Need Base Community (Rainbow Girls Orphanage). Such small acts of kindness from our end contribute to further the education and basic needs of the girls. We are thankful for our donation and look forward to our continued support and association in such noble endeavours.
We at Navkis have joined the plastic eco drive intiative by Little -wise .Little-WISE' is an initiative to influence the plastic toys scenario in the world. WISE stands for 'Warriors inspiring Sustainable Earth'. We Navkians are proud to be part of this initiative. Plastic eco drive was conducted successfully in our school on 29/10/22. Our school eco commandos did a great job in registering, collecting and handing over the plastic to the recycler. We at Navkis would like to continue as eco commandos and do our little bit towards a cleaner, greener planet Earth.
Workshops at Pearl Academy for Grades XI & XII
The students of NEC of Grade 11 and 12 had attended Career Guidance Programme at Pearl Academy Bangalore. The academy conducted five types of workshops: Fashion designing, Styling , Interior designing , and many more. The workshops provided students an insight into the world of creative arts and created more career options for many of them who were still in a dilemma about our future careers. The different types of workshops prompted a lot of creative ideas with brilliant results. The students also interacted with the students of pearl academy who shared their experiences. They were also provided guidance by the mentors who had lots of experience in various fields of the creative arts arena. Overall, it was a wonderful experience where students learnt a lot.
INSIGHTS- NECON - Model United Nations (MUN)
INSIGHTS- NECON Welcome to Insights - A Model United Nations "If you are born with wings. Don't crawl. Learn to use them to fly and fly." - A. P. J Abdul Kalam Keeping this perspective in mind, Navkis Educational Center launched a two-days event ‘INSIGHTS 2022’ - NECON’s first Model United Nations (MUN) on 4 th and 5 th November 2022, in which the students from grades VIII to XII participated. They represented as delegates representing various countries in four committees where they debated and deliberated on different agendas. 1. United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) Agenda - Human rights violations in the Middle East and its power struggle due to religious and territorial disputes. 2. The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW) Agenda - Abortion rights with special emphasis on developing countries. 3. All India Political Party Meet (AIPPM) Agenda - India's education system: Made to serve, not to lead. 4. The United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development (UNCSTD) Agenda - Law and regulation for future space travel. And 5. International Press (IP) Agenda- Photography and Journalism The chief guest at the opening ceremony was Ms. Seema Gupta, the honourable Principal (NEC) who encouraged the delegates through her insightful and motivational speech. The Executive Board comprised of experienced faculties from relevant departments and MUN experienced students who thoroughly engaged the delegates in the proceeding of the committees. Two days of deliberation convinced into the passing of the resolution. Twelve best delegates were chosen on the basis of their skills in diplomacy, decision making and problem solving. In MUN, students will gain a better understanding of the inner workings of the United Nations and build the above-mentioned skills. This event proved to be a great opportunity to improve leadership and communication skills in students and provided exposure towards today's changing world as well.
Awareness Programme at Navkis PU Residential College
Students of Grade XII , NEC Bangalore conducted awareness programs on Adolescence and Drug Abuse and Menstrual Hygeine for the students of Navkis PU Residential Boys and Girls College. The program endeavoured to enable adolescents realize their full potential in making informed and responsible decisions pertaining to health and well being. Additionally, the program also dealt with the least talked about topic of Menstrual Hygeine. Students were provided timely information, promoting menstrual health and certain myths pertaining to menstruation was busted . Such knowledge dissemination and education to students are required to ensure health , well-being and equal learning opportunities. Grade XII students made presentations and showed informational videos on the above topics. The sessions were quite interactive as well as engaging.
Spell Bee Interschool Level Toppers 2022-23
Spell Bee competition was conducted at school. Children who participated received their participation certificate. Interschool level School Toppers are Sowmya Devi M - IA Eklavya Srivastava- IA Misha Vivek- ID Anika G Uppin- IIA Anjali M -IID S Sadhanaa- IIE
Happy Ram Navami to all
Wishing all a safe and prayerful Happy Ram Navami from all at Navkis!
Saluting all mothers for their untiring efforts in moulding and mentoring her little one from Navkis!
Salutations to you and to your services from Navkis for your selfless and caring work during these times. Happy and a prayerful International Nurses Day! May 12, 2021
International Day of Families
Remain responsible …a family that cares for each other stays safe. Happy International Families Day from all at Navkis! May 15, 2021
Navkis Education Centre celebrated International Yoga Day on 21 June 2021
Since the theme for the year is “Yoga for wellness’ and it is the need of the hour, the younger children were guided to practice yoga in a fun-filled way while the older children were taught few simple eye exercises to overcome screen stress and the benefits of various other asanas to stay fit and healthy through videos created by our teachers.
GURU PURNIMA 2021 We celebrate many festivals throughout the year which makes our lives joyful.. The education system as you see it today was not the same in ancient India. Teachers in ancient India were called gurus. “Gu” means ignorance or darkness and “ru” means removal of darkness. Thus, “guru” is a person who not only imparts knowledge but takes us from darkness to light. This year, Guru Purnima falls on July 24, 2021. The online classes did not stop Navkis from celebrating Guru Purnima. The day was observed on July 23, 2021, before the commencement of regular online classes. Our high school teacher, Mrs. Indranee spoke about the significance of Guru Purnima and recited beautiful guru shlokas.
CBSE Results of Grades X & XII 2022
Exams are always tough, but Champions make it worthwhile with their excellent performances. It's that time of the year again to rejoice and congratulate!! The Management, Principal and Staff of Navkis congratulate our beloved Grade X and XII students on making us proud once again. Kudos to you dear children on empowering yourselves! Navkis has achieved 100% results in Grade X and XII Board Examinations 2021-22. Our Toppers are: Grade X : Amoolya A Samprathi : 98.6 % Dhriti Shreeya Parida: 98.6% Shruthi R Alse : 98% Anmol Chadha – 97% Grade XII: Science Stream Tejas Varma : 98% Adarsh Kamath : 95.4% Medha P Nallur : 95.4% Sathwik Rao : 92.6% Commerce Stream Prachee Goyal : 90.6% Sushant Porwal : 86.2% Ashutosh Jayaram : 84.8%
CBSE Results of Grade X and XII 2021
The Management, Principal and staff of Navkis congratulate our beloved Grade X and XII students for making us proud for 100% results
International Yoga Day 2022 for Grades I & II
Happy soul, a fresh mind, and a healthy body. All three can be achieved with yoga. Wishing you a very Happy Yoga Day. Glimpses of Yoga Day celebration at Navkis
World Population Day 2022-23
Learning always becomes better in an art integrated environment. On account of World Population day students of grade I and II were made aware of the situation that as the world's population grows, so do its demands for water, land, trees and fossil fuels increase. An art integrated activity was conducted to represent that together we can achieve anything globally. Here are a few glimpses of the activity.
World Population Day celebration by Grades III to X
World population day is celebrated on July 11 every year. At Navkis various activities like poster and collage making by students of grades 3,4 and 5, Speech and discussions by students of grades 6 to 10 were organized. The objective is to raise awareness about global population issues and the students emphasied the need to curb population for the future generations to relish the available resources through these activities. Furthermore group work motivated students and encouraged active learning and communication skills.
FUN WITH MATH ACTIVITIES
Mathematics helps us understand the world and provides an effective way of building mental discipline. Math encourages logical reasoning, critical thinking. Hands on activities give students opportunities to explore fundamental number concepts, such as the counting sequence, one-to-one correspondence, and computation strategies. In order to understand this all students of grade III, IV and V actively participated in FUN WITH MATH activities to explore more on Mathematics.
Clay Modeling Competition for Grades I & II 2022-23
Being creative is an attribute that is highly valued today. Clay is one medium through which children explore ideas more creatively. It helps childrens to concentrate and promotes sensory development. It also improves their physical dexterity and fine motor coordination. Students of grade I and II enthusiastically participated in clay modeling competition @ Navkis. Here are a few glimpses
Independence Day 2022-23
75th Independence Day was celebrated in Navkis Educational Centre with great enthusiasm and patriotic zeal. Chief Guest, Mr. Navkoti Ram, Vice Chairman, Navkis Educational Centre hoisted the National Flag, followed by the National Anthem by the School band and students. Students of grade VIII and grade XII, gave in depth and inspiring speeches while students of Grade VI and VII showed their patriotic fervour through a soulful rendition of the song ‘ Ae Watan’ Students of grade VIII enhanced the feeling of patriotism among the audience through the heart whelming song ‘ Sare Jahan Se Acha. A truly thought provoking street play was performed by the theatre group of students from grade VIII and IX. The program clearly conveyed that Freedom is not a gift but the responsibility to accept and maintain it, to hand over to the next.
Competitions for World Environment Day 2022-23
World Environment Day is celebrated on 5 June every year. "Only One Earth" is the campaign for World Environment Day 2022. It calls for collective and transformative action on a global scale to celebrate, protect and restore our planet. On this occasion, Navkis Educational Centre has organized various competitions for the students in order to spread awareness about environmental issues and the importance of protecting our planet. GRADE III, IV and V- Plant a seed ‘Eco Art Competition’ GRADE VI and VII – Cartoon drawing competition GRADE VIII and IX – Poetry writing competition GRADE X – Rapping competition Students have participated with great zeal and enthusiasm. We congratulate all the talented Eco artists.
Feedback from Parents
Our little ones at Navkis have penned poems and tributes to their teachers...
World Earth day
April 22, 2021: An annual reminder from Navkis, that each of us have to do our bit to Restore the Earth, our only HOME!
April 23, 2021: Observing UN English Day on 23rd of April, 2021 at Navkis! Celebrating multilingualism and cultural diversity.
World Day for Safety and Health
Reminder that we need to practice safety measures. Our Health is our responsibility! Caring and praying for all @Navkis Group. World Day for Safety and Health at Work, April 28, 2021.
International Dance Day
Celebrating the dance forms of our country at Navkis. Our heritage! Our country! Our pride as we observe International Day, April 29, 2021.
Saluting all our front line workers on May Day @Navkis as they work tirelessly to save people lives. One India Strong India..
World Laughter Day
Healing the world and hiding our hurt as we bring in laughter into the world at Navkis today on World Laughter Day, May 2, 2021!
Happy International Astronomy Day
May 15, 2021 is International Astronomy Day and from all of us at Navkis, we urge you to spare some time and marvel at the phenomena beyond Earth.
Online teaching and support is the only way ahead as of now for children. Learning continues @ Navkis!
Teacher's Day Celebration 2022-23
Teachers Day celebration Teachers Day was celebrated in Navkis Educational Centre on September 5, 2022, with great joy and enthusiasm. Gr 12 students had organised the program. Students from grade 9 to 12 had put up a wide array of programs which included classical dances, Western and Indian dances and songs, skit and fashion show. Students love for their teachers was beautifully portrayed through the vibrant, energetic and colourful performances dedicated to teachers.
Intra School Competitions for Grade I to XII - 2021
Intra School Competitions for Grade I to XII - 2021
National Science Day 2022
National science day 2022 was observed with great vigour and joy at Navkis Educational Centre . On this occasion, an Eminent Scientist Dr Rajgopal Sridharan was invited. He addressed the students via YouTube live streaming. He brought out the importance of science in every day life. He not only inspired our young minds but also added to the glory of this event. Students of grade 1 , 2 and 3 were shown some science experiments. Children were shown the working of air pressure, homebot - a home robot, helicopter and a boat. They also dressed up as a scientist of their choice as part of the event. Here are few glimpses of the event.
Inter School Competitions
Competitions give us energy. It keeps us focused and gives us challenges to conquer. We are delighted to inform you that we have completed all the competitions for the current academic year 2021 – 22. Here are some highlights from the final round of competitions. Grade I : Making Insta Reels The response to this competition was overwhelming. It brought out several ideas to life and also the best in the children. The confidence of our little ones was commendable. Grade II : Tongue Twister It was fun to watch children twist, turn and curl their tongues to articulate words correctly. It was indeed a pleasure to hear them recite tongue twisters fluently. Grade III: Expressing Emojis It was a feast to the eyes to watch children express various emotions through emojis. The response to this competition was remarkable. Grade IV: Mimicry – Sounds of Nature The mimicry competition was entertaining. It brought out peals of laughter and cheers. It was amazing to watch children mimic sounds of nature. Grade V: Mismatch Mismatch competition was held on a virtual platform. It brought out the unconventional creativity in children. They participated in large numbers and the audience thoroughly enjoyed the show. The judge Ms. Janani L.K, was a former student of Navkis and is a promising fashionista. Grade VI: Enacting a Movie Star This competition was conducted virtually. It was mesmerizing to watch young Sridevis, Kalpanas, Bachchans and Rajinis revive famous scenes and dialogues. The judge, Mr. Rahul Menon, is a talented theatre personality and is training budding artists. Grade VII: Mash – up Medley Mash-up Medley was a harmonious virtual event. The participants fused songs and made their own medley and sang melodiously. The judge, Ms. Sreeja, is a teacher and a passionate singer. Grade VIII: Stand – up Comedy – Laugh and Laugh As the saying goes, ‘ Laughter is the best medicine,’ children proved it right with their sense of humour by making everyone laugh even after the session was over. The judge, Mr. Darshan, is a budding stand-up comedian and social media strategist – Associate.
Women's Day 2022
Wish you all a Happy Women's Day Women are souls that are bold, beautiful, compassionate and caring. Women are an epitome of courage, hope and life. Women make the world a better place to live. As a tribute to all such women, Women's day was celebrated with great vigour and joy on 8th March @ Navkis Educational Centre . Here are few glimpses of the event.
Inter Class Volley Ball Match
Navkis Educational Centre conducted Inter Class Volley Ball match for Grade X Boys
World Environment Day 2022-23
World Environment Day is celebrated on 5 June every year. "Only One Earth" is the campaign for World Environment Day 2022. It calls for collective and transformative action on a global scale to celebrate, protect and restore our planet. On this occasion, Navkis Educational Centre organised various competitions like ‘ECO ART’, ‘CARTOON MAKING’ AND ‘POETRY WRITING’ (EXTEMPORE) for the students from grade III to grade IX, to spread awareness about environmental issues and the importance of protecting our planet. The students took part in the competitions eagerly with great energy. Their participation in the said competitions enabled them to comprehend the message and their responsibility towards revival of the only Earth we have!
A presentation on ‘Save Soil’ was held on June 3rd 2022. Students of grades 6, 7 & 8 attended the presentation. Volunteers from ‘Save Soil’ briefed the students about the deteriorating quality of soil all over the world and a desperate need to save soil. This can be done only if each one of us act in a responsible manner. Students were asked to draw and also write a letter to the Prime Minister with a request to take measures on saving soil.
Environment Day 2022
“Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.” Here's to learning, making friends, and having fun! We at Navkis had a fantabulous start with fun filled activities that kept the curious minds of grade I and II engaged. Sharing few exciting welcome back glimpses. From making Pin wheel craft using paper cups - to making Environment day promise card focusing on 3R's Reduce Reuse and Recycle and Palm tree.
World Ocean Day
''Life's at ease, with fresh ocean breeze".Let's protect our oceans to protect our future. This year's WORLD OCEAN DAY' S theme is "Revitalization: Collective Action for the Ocean." This theme is set to help us increase awareness amongst our friends and families to protect and preserve the ocean. Here are a few glimpses of children being part of WORLD OCEAN DAY@ NAVKIS
International Yoga Day - 2022
International Yoga Day was celebrated by the students and teachers at Navkis Educational Centre, Bengaluru with a great buzz. Students from grade III to grade VIII demonstrated various asanas. Brikshashana, Padahastasana, Bajrasana, leg balance and many other formations like ‘Pyramid’ were presented in a picturesque manner. Students even swayed themselves rhythmically with the music of Shivtandava and Yogasanas simultaneously. Not only this, students also enthusiastically participated in quiz related to Yoga Day thus enhancing the importance of Yoga in everyday life.
Winners of the 2nd round Competitions
Navkis Educational Centre has set a benchmark for conducting various competitions which are innovative ways by which students can break the monotony of mundane academic classes and learn a great deal from them.
Our school bags the 33rd position among the best 304 schools identified in Bangalore.
Our school bags the 33rd position among the best 304 schools identified in Bangalore.
Virtual Kannada Rajyotsava
Navkis Educational Centre, Bangalore celebrated Virtual Kannada Rajyothsava with great pomp and enthusiasm..
IIEM, Indian Institute of Education management along with Sahodaya schools complex has organized a mega event Teach-a-thon
Interact Club - Kindled Minds
Interact clubs organize at least two projects every year, one that helps their school or community and one that promotes international understanding. Rotary club sponsors mentor and guide Interactors as they carry out projects and develop leadership skills. The Interact Club here at Navkis Educational Centre, ‘Kindled Minds’, does just that and aims at helping society become a better place.
Navkis Educational Centre witnessed an exhilarating and enthralling Children’s Day Programme on the 13th day of November, 2020
Tejas Varma (Grade XI) has been invited to join PROMYS -summer programme at Boston University
Tejas Varma (Grade XI) has been invited to join this online programme PROMYS at the Boston University
Environment Day 2020
World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated on 5 June every year, and is the United Nations' principal vehicle for encouraging awareness and action for the protection of the environment
ANNUAL SPORTS MEET KHELOTSAV 19-20
On the 20th of December, Navkis hosted its 17th Annual Sports Meet, Khelotsav, a day filled with fervour and excitement experienced amidst thrills, shrills and cheers.
Farewell - SAYANORA 2020
The farewell SAYANORA 2020 for Grade XII was held on 5th February 2020
Visit to Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre
Students of Grade IX were taken on a field trip to the Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre on 18th January 2020
The stage was all set for our little nightingales on 28th February, Friday to exhibit their talents
Awakened Citizen Programme
Mrs.Manjula, the ACP (Awakened Citizen Programme) Facilitator for Karnataka came to observe the ACP sessions for classes VI and VII on 22nd November 2019.
Best Out of Waste
Best Out of Waste competition for Grade I & II held on 22nd November 2019 at Navkis
Visit to Toyota Ecozone
Eco club students of Grade VII and VIII were taken on a field trip to Toyota Eco zone at Bidadi on 18/01/2020
Annual Trip 2019-20
A Fun cum Educational trip was conducted for students of Grade IX to XI to Jaipur, Agra & Delhi in the month of November 2019.
Visit to Space On Wheels Exhibition
Students of Grade VIII attended the Space on Wheels Exhibition as a part of Vikram Sarabhai Centenary celebrations organised by ISRO.
Paper flower bouquet making competition
Paper flower bouquet making competition for Grade I & II
Educational and fun balanced Trip
When it comes to learning and fun there is no better place to visit than a fun filled park.
Rethinking Science Education
Science teachers attended workshop on “ Rethinking Science Education” by Venu Narayan from Azim Premji University at Jawaharlal Nehru Planitorium.
Glimpse of activity based learning class-II EVS - Term-I
Glimpse of activity based learning class-II EVS - Term-I
Mask Making Competition
To encourage students to develop creative skills, our school had conducted “Face Mask Making Competition “on 22.11.2019 .
A Physiotherapy Session on Ergonomics of using Gadgets
Conducted by Dr. Shelza Gupta on 31st Aug 2019 for Grades 10,11 and 12.
Teachers day Celebration
Navkis celebrated Teacher’s Day with zeal and zest on September 5, 2019.
With Educational institutions shut across the country, students of Navkis Educational Centre, Bangalore decided to celebrate this year’s Teachers’ day through a virtual platform on 5th September 2020. - https://youtu.be/SFhdl_RlliA
ECO Club -2019-20
The School has decided to launch a very special club. The Eco Club, Terra which focuses on the alarming rate of the environmental degradation and how we as the future generation can contribute our bit to the environment.
International Yoga Day -21 June 2019
The journey of self with the body and mind being firm and comfortable is yoga...
Tobacco Awareness Program - 29 June 2019
Tobacco Awareness Program at Navkis Educational Centre for Grades IX to XII.