Shepherds' Boulevard Summer 2024

GSIS On Disney+Hostar

Good Shepherd International School is stepping into the spotlight with a featured appearance in the captivating series “Great Indian Residential Schools” on Disney+ Hotstar, in collaboration with EdStead. This exciting opportunity showcases the excellence and vibrant culture that define our institution, offering viewers a glimpse into the daily wonders of school life at GSIS.

Join us as we celebrate this momentous occasion, gathering together
to watch and feel a little extra proud to be part of our incredible school community.

Thank you for your unwavering support. Let’s all tune in, grab some snacks,
and enjoy the show as we shine bright on the screen!

Academic Excellence

ISC Stars Shine in 2024 Exams

Congratulations to our ISC stars for their outstanding performance in the 2024 exams! With dedication and hard work, they have achieved remarkable success, setting the bar high for excellence. 

In the Science group, Rupansh Bajaj secured 1st place with an impressive 94.6%, followed by Shayaan Vir Saridena in 2nd place with 88.2%, and Agnel Ryan A in 3rd place with 81.6%.

In the Commerce group, Mitali S Ramani and Kanak Agarwal share the 1st place with 82%, while Riva Siroya clinched 2nd place with 79.6%.

Your remarkable achievements not only reflect your individual brilliance but also serve as a source of inspiration for the entire school community. May your success continue to shine brightly and pave the way for even greater accomplishments in the future!

Celebrating ICSE 2024 Excellence

We are thrilled to announce the outstanding results of our ICSE students in this year’s examinations! With sheer determination and unwavering commitment, these young scholars have achieved remarkable success, showcasing their exceptional academic prowess.

In the Science Group, Fernie Jen R Marak clinched 1st place with an impressive score of 93.5%, closely followed by Kumarevel Bharathkumar securing 2nd place with 93.2%, and Jeevan Rajesh Kumar achieving 3rd place with a stellar score of 91.7%.

In the Commerce Group, Jay Rajesh Kumar emerged as the top scorer, securing 1st place with a remarkable score of 92.7%. Tanushri S showcased exceptional performance securing the 2nd place with 83.7%, followed by Divya Ladia securing the 3rd place with a commendable score of 79.7%.

Campus Life

Liberal Arts & Science Symposium India - LASSI 2024

April 25th to 27th marked a momentous occasion as the Liberal Arts & Science Symposium India – LASSI 2024 unfolded, inviting participants to delve into the transformative realm of Liberal Arts education. Against the backdrop of intellectual curiosity and academic exploration, LASSI 2024 emerged as a beacon of innovation and collaboration.

Throughout the symposium, attendees engaged in thought-provoking masterclasses, captivating keynotes, and insightful case studies, shedding light on the core tenets, challenges, and global opportunities within the field of Liberal Arts. Esteemed speakers, including Anil Srinivasan, Chetnaa Mehrotra, and Jacob Thomas, shared their expertise, igniting discussions that resonated with attendees long after the event concluded.

As partnerships with leading institutions like Vidyashilp University and Alliance University underscored, LASSI 2024 was not just a gathering of minds but a convergence of visionaries committed to shaping the future of education. Together, participants explored ways to enhance educational practices, foster interdisciplinary learning, and empower students to become critical thinkers and global citizens.

In the wake of LASSI 2024, the symposium stands as a testament to the enduring power of collaboration, innovation, and engagement in the pursuit of academic excellence and societal advancement.

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Honoring Visionaries and Partners: Recognizing Contributions to LASSI 2024

Amidst the brilliance of LASSI 2024, it is essential to acknowledge the contributions of individuals and institutions whose unwavering dedication and support were instrumental in its success. From the enlightening presentations of our esteemed speakers to the invaluable partnerships forged with leading educational institutions, each facet of LASSI 2024 bore the mark of collaboration and excellence.

Speakers such as Anil Srinivasan, Chetnaa Mehrotra, and Jacob Thomas enriched the symposium with their profound insights and visionary perspectives, inspiring attendees to reimagine the possibilities of Liberal Arts education. Their contributions sparked lively discussions and catalyzed new ideas, leaving an indelible impact on the symposium’s participants.

Furthermore, the support of our esteemed partners, including Vidyashilp University and Alliance University, was instrumental in bringing LASSI 2024 to fruition. Their commitment to academic excellence and innovative pedagogy exemplifies the spirit of collaboration and collective advancement that defines the symposium.

As we reflect on the enlightening discussions and meaningful connections fostered during LASSI 2024, let us extend our gratitude to all who contributed to this transformative event. Together, we have embarked on a journey to shape the future of education, empowering students to thrive in an ever-changing world.

Inter House Music Competition 2024

A Harmonic Celebration

Step into the melodious realm of our Inter House Music Competition 2024, where students showcase their musical talents with fervor and finesse. From symphonic masterpieces to electrifying rock ballads, join us as we embark on a musical journey filled with passion, creativity, and rhythmic delight.

Inter House Symphony 2024: An Evening of Enchanting Melodies

Experience the symphonic splendor as our talented students take center stage in the Inter House Symphony Competition 2024. From soul-stirring solos to captivating ensembles, immerse yourself in a harmonious spectacle that transcends genres and celebrates the diverse musical talents of our student body.

Inter-House Rock Band 2024: Rocking the Stage with Raw Energy

Get ready to be blown away by the raw energy and infectious enthusiasm of our rockstars in the Inter-House Rock Band Competition 2024. From soulful vocals to killer guitar riffs, each performance promises to ignite the stage with electrifying music and unbeatable passion

The Annual Athletic Meet 2024

On Thursday, 4th April 2024, the Good Shepherd International School’s Open Air Stadium witnessed a thrilling showcase of athleticism and sportsmanship at the Annual Inter House Athletic Meet. The event brought together talented athletes from various age categories, competing fiercely in a range of track and field events, including the exhilarating 100-meter dash and the captivating 4×100-meter relay race.

A Day of Anticipation and Excitement 

The day commenced with great anticipation as the Chief Guest arrived, followed by a majestic Guard of Honor and March Past. The lighting of the Torch marked the official opening of the meet, accompanied by the solemn Oath-taking ceremony. Spectators were treated to a mesmerizing Drum Display before the athletes took center stage, showcasing their speed and agility in gripping finals across different age divisions.

Celebrating Sportsmanship and Camaraderie 

Amidst the intense competition, the event also celebrated the spirit of sportsmanship and camaraderie, exemplifying the values of dedication and perseverance. Special addresses by distinguished guests, including Dr. Veena Vijayakumar, former Games Captain of Good Shepherd Public School, added prestige to the occasion. As the day concluded with a grand Prize Distribution ceremony and the rendition of the National Anthem, it served as a poignant reminder of the importance of sports in fostering excellence and unity within our school community.

Annual Prize Day 2024

Step back into the enchantment of the Annual Prize Day Program 2023-2024 at Good Shepherd International School! Embark on a journey with us as we reminisce on the splendor of this remarkable event, brimming with pride, accomplishment, and jubilation. From soul-stirring prayers to eloquent speeches, immerse yourself in the essence of our students’ triumphs as they are honored with well-deserved certificates and prizes.

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to our esteemed guests, Mr. Jacob Thomas, Mrs. Sara Jacob, and Dr. Madhav Deo Saraswat, whose presence added immense value to the occasion. Stay tuned for more moments that will linger in our memories forever!

PYP Stars Celebrates World Book Day

Step into the world of enchantment and wonder as our PYP students illuminate World Book Day with boundless enthusiasm and joy. Today, on April 23, 2024, they embraced the global celebration with fervor, immersing themselves in the magical realm of literature.

With books in hand and imaginations soaring, our students embarked on an unforgettable journey through the captivating landscapes of storytelling. From whimsical tales to inspiring narratives, each book became a portal to endless possibilities, fostering a deep love for reading and sparking creativity in every young mind.

As we commemorate this special day, let us continue to nurture the joy of reading, empowering our students to explore new worlds and embrace the transformative power of literature.

Exploring Migration: PYP Exhibition

Step into the enlightening realm of our Grade 5 students’ profound exploration of migration, as we reminisce on the memorable exhibition held on 3rd April 2024. Delve into the captivating insights and creative expressions that illuminated the multifaceted aspects of this global phenomenon.

Unveiling Diverse Perspectives

Our young scholars delved deep into the intricate tapestry of migration, unraveling its myriad layers through insightful investigations and thought-provoking displays. From examining historical migration patterns to exploring the socio-economic impacts of contemporary movements, each exhibit offered a unique perspective.

Inspiring Creativity and Empathy

Through their creative expressions, our Grade 5 students not only showcased their artistic talents but also demonstrated profound empathy for the individuals and communities affected by migration. From poignant artwork to interactive presentations, they conveyed powerful messages that resonated with visitors, fostering a deeper understanding of the human stories behind the statistics.

PYP Grade 5 Graduation Ceremony

Step into the next chapter of their educational journey as our young scholars celebrate a milestone moment at the PYP Grade 5 Graduation Ceremony. With hearts brimming with memories and minds buzzing with excitement, they stand on the threshold of new adventures, ready to embrace the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.

Celebrating Achievements and Growth

 

Amidst a backdrop of nostalgia and anticipation, we gather to honor the achievements, growth, and unwavering spirit of our graduates. From their first steps in primary years to this moment of transition, each milestone has been a testament to their dedication, perseverance, and passion for learning.

A Foundation for the Future

As they bid farewell to their primary years, let us celebrate not only how far they’ve come but also the promising future that awaits them. Armed with knowledge, resilience, and boundless curiosity, our graduates are poised to make their mark on the world, shaping a future filled with success, joy, and endless possibilities.

Congratulations to the Graduates

To our PYP Grade 5 graduates, congratulations on this remarkable achievement! May this graduation ceremony serve as the launching pad for your dreams, aspirations, and aspirations. As you embark on this new chapter, remember that the journey ahead is filled with endless opportunities to learn, grow, and make a difference. Here’s to the bright futures ahead!

The Annual Inter-House Cross-Country Championship 2024

On a crisp Saturday morning, April 20, 2024, the Palada campus of Good Shepherd International School transformed into a battleground of athleticism and determination. Students from across age categories and genders gathered for the much-anticipated Annual Inter-House Cross-Country Championship, ready to push their limits and showcase their resilience on the challenging terrains ahead.

A Display of Resilience and Determination

Against the backdrop of picturesque landscapes, our young athletes demonstrated unwavering determination and indomitable spirit as they navigated through the course. From the Super Senior to the Sub-Junior categories, both boys and girls exhibited exemplary sportsmanship, pushing themselves to the limit and leaving spectators in awe of their dedication.

Celebrating Excellence

As the dust settled and the finish line drew near, cheers erupted for the winners who crossed it with unwavering determination. Congratulations to all the champions for their outstanding achievements and to every participant for their grit and perseverance. Your dedication to the sport exemplifies the values of sportsmanship and excellence that we cherish at GSIS.

Fostering a Culture of Sportsmanship

As we celebrate the success of our athletes, let us also reaffirm our commitment to fostering a culture of sportsmanship and excellence within our school community. Through sports, we instill values of discipline, teamwork, and perseverance, preparing our students for the challenges that lie ahead both on and off the field.

Congratulations to All Participants

To all the participants of the Annual Inter-House Cross-Country Championship 2024, your dedication and hard work have not gone unnoticed. Your commitment to excellence is a testament to the spirit of GSIS, and we look forward to witnessing your continued growth and success in the years to come.

Exploring Economics: IB PYP Grade 4 Marketplace Adventure

In a dynamic exploration of economic principles, our IB PYP Grade 4 students embarked on an enriching journey through a hands-on marketplace activity. Turning their classroom into a vibrant marketplace, students assumed the roles of both vendors and customers, actively participating in the exchange of goods crafted with their own creativity and ingenuity. This immersive learning experience not only deepened their comprehension of economic concepts but also nurtured essential life skills as they embraced the roles of budding entrepreneurs, fostering a sense of empowerment and discovery among our young learners.

Harmony and Joy: Embracing Unity at the 8th Grade Hi-Tea

Amidst the vibrant halls of GSIS, our 8th-grade students recently gathered for an evening of camaraderie and festivity at a lively Hi-Tea gathering. With the air filled with cheer, students delved into an array of activities, showcasing their dance skills and exploring the melodies of various musical instruments. Laughter and conversation echoed throughout the space as they bonded over delectable treats and exchanged stories, fostering an atmosphere of warmth and friendship.

The event served as a delightful respite from the rigors of academics, offering students a chance to unwind and connect with their peers beyond the confines of the classroom. As they embraced the spirit of togetherness, the evening left an indelible mark on everyone present, strengthening the sense of community and belonging that defines the essence of GSIS.

Competition

Celebrating World Dance Day

On the vibrant occasion of April 29th, we celebrated World Dance Day with an electrifying inter-house dance competition held in our very own Dr. PC Thomas Auditorium. Divided into two major categories, our talented students showcased their skills in classical and freestyle dance forms.

In the classical dance category, choreographed by our esteemed teachers, Ms. Akshstha and Mr. Sudharshan, grades 6 to 7 mesmerized us with their grace, while grades 8, 9, and 11 wowed us with their creativity. The dedication and hard work of both students and teachers were evident in every performance, making the classical dance segment truly memorable.

Congratulations to Spring House!

Spring House emerged victorious in the inter-house freestyle competition, dazzling the audience with their energetic and innovative routines. Their performance stood out for its originality and seamless execution, earning them the well-deserved first place.

Special Guest Performance

A special mention goes to Kanish Magesh of Grade 11 for his captivating contemporary guest performance on ‘Husn’ by Anuv Jain. His expressive movements and emotional depth left a lasting impression on everyone present.

Heartfelt Thanks

A heartfelt thank you to all participants and winners for making the event a grand success! Your enthusiasm, talent, and sportsmanship were the true highlights of the day. Let’s continue to celebrate the art of dance and the spirit of competition at GSIS.

Highlights of the Event

  • Classical Dance Performances: Choreographed by Ms. Akshstha and Mr. Sudharshan.
    • Grades 6 to 7: Mesmerized with their grace.
    • Grades 8, 9, and 11: Wowed with their creativity.
  • Freestyle Dance Competition: Spring House secured first place with an outstanding performance.
  • Guest Performance: Kanish Magesh’s contemporary dance on ‘Husn’ by Anuv Jain captivated the audience.

 

Thank you once again to everyone who contributed to making World Dance Day 2024 a day to remember!

Unleashing Theatrical Magic

When amazing talent, vision, creativity, imagination, and inspiration come together, it creates a great theatrical experience. This is what the MS Inter-House Dramatics Competition 2024 was all about. The four plays were a splendid treat for the audience, who were literally bowled over by the spellbinding performances and directorial skills of our students.

Competition Highlights

  • Spring HouseAladdin: Secured 1st place with an enchanting performance that brought the beloved tale of Aladdin to life, captivating the audience with its vibrant characters and magical storyline.

  • Winter HouseCreeped Out: Achieved 2nd place with a gripping and eerie play that kept everyone on the edge of their seats, showcasing the students’ ability to create suspense and thrill.

  • Autumn HouseMind Your Language: Took 3rd place with a humorous and insightful depiction of language barriers and cultural misunderstandings, leaving the audience in stitches while delivering a powerful message.

  • Summer HouseThe Day the Internet Died: Finished in 4th place with a thought-provoking and imaginative play that explored the chaos and creativity unleashed in a world without the internet.

Applause for Our Talented Students

The MS Inter-House Dramatics Competition 2024 was a testament to the incredible talent and hard work of our students. Each performance was a showcase of their dedication, creativity, and passion for the dramatic arts.

Congratulations to all the participants and winners for their outstanding achievements! Let’s continue to nurture and celebrate the artistic talents within our school community.

Summer Break 2024 in Turkey and Jordan

Embark on a journey of a lifetime with our ‘Unforgettable Summer Break 2024’ as we explore the enchanting landscapes of Turkey and Jordan. From the bustling streets of Istanbul to the surreal wonders of Cappadocia, followed by the ancient marvels of Petra and the rejuvenating waters of the Dead Sea, each destination beckons with its rich history, vibrant culture, and breathtaking scenery.

Summer Break 2024 Itinerary: Date: 17th May – 27th May 2024 Destinations: Istanbul, Cappadocia, Petra, Dead Sea, Amman Flight Partner: Turkish Airlines

For bookings and inquiries, please contact: Ms. Anila Jose Manager, Thomson Tours and Travels Mobile: +91 9486608660 Email: nomads@gsis.ac.in

Summer Camp 2024

This year, GSIS proudly introduces its inaugural summer camp, a meticulously curated program blending education, recreation, and personal development.

Running from May 19th to June 3rd, 2024, the GSIS Summer Camp welcomes students from Grades 7 to 12. The camp offers two primary series: the intellectually stimulating Scholastic Mastery series exploring International Relations and Business Management, and the exhilarating Athletic Summit featuring activities like Disc Golf and Ultimate Frisbee. Each program ignites curiosity, fosters skill development, and creates lasting memories for participants.

Join us at the GSIS Summer Camp 2024, where education meets excitement and personal growth knows no limits. Enroll early to seize the exclusive Early Bird Rate and embark on a transformative journey with us!

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Why Choose GSIS?

#1 Residential School

India's #1 ranked fully residential international co-educational school (Education World 2022-23).

a prestigious recognition

Only Indian School to be featured among Newsweek’s Noteworthy Schools of Asia in 2023.

Beyond Classrooms

Over 40 co-curricular activities for students to explore interests and talents outside the classroom.

Timeless beauty.

Set across 150 acres of lush campus in the breathtaking Nilgiris Hills of Ooty.

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