Shepherds' Boulevard January 2024

Academic Excellence

IB Manthan 2024: Our Vision for the Future of Education

The profound odyssey of IB Manthan 2024 has gracefully concluded, enriching us with invaluable insights, meaningful connections, and treasured memories. Sincere gratitude extends to our esteemed keynote speakers, unwavering workshop facilitators, enthusiastic participants, and, notably, the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) for their collaboration with Good Shepherd International School (GSIS), making this event an exceptional success in the hallowed halls of GSIS.

As we eagerly anticipate the unveiling of moments encapsulating the very essence of this conference—unforgettable images, impactful videos, and a recording of the enlightening discussions—we invite you to partake in the journey.

Campus Life

A Warm Welcome to Students and New Family Members!

The school is buzzing with excitement as familiar faces fill the hallways, reuniting after a rejuvenating winter break. Laughter and chatter echo through the corridors, signaling the return of the vibrant learning environment that makes our campus so special.

As classes resume, students eagerly reconnect with their teachers, sharing stories of holiday adventures and newfound experiences. The classrooms are once again filled with the hum of curiosity and the promise of intellectual growth.

For our returning students, it’s a chance to build on the foundation they’ve laid in the previous term, while for the new students, it’s the beginning of an extraordinary adventure. The school community comes together like a tightly-knit family, ready to support each other in the pursuit of knowledge, personal growth, and lasting friendships.

Harmony of Success: School Assembly & Prize Ceremony

The school assembly held on January 20th was a grand celebration of our students’ remarkable achievements and talents. The event kicked off with a serene prayer led by Samyuktha, a seventh-grade student, whose heartfelt words set a positive tone for the assembly. The school resonated with unity as the familiar notes of our school song filled the air, fostering a sense of pride and camaraderie.

The highlight of the assembly was the address by Dr. Madhav Deo Saraswat, our esteemed Principal and Director, who shared words of wisdom and encouragement, setting the tone for a successful academic term ahead. The atmosphere was electric as awards were distributed to deserving students, recognizing their outstanding contributions in academics, sports, and extracurricular activities. The assembly concluded on a high note with the school anthem and a collective rendition of the national anthem, symbolizing unity and pride in our school’s achievements.

75th Republic Day:
A Celebration of Unity and Pride

On the occasion of our 75th Republic Day celebration on January 26th, we took part in a ceremony steeped in pride and patriotism. The solemn Bugle Call marked the commencement, followed by the dignified unfurling of the flag by Dr. Madhav Deo Saraswat, our esteemed Principal & Director, alongside our School Captains.

Our students, displaying unwavering devotion, showcased their talents through well-executed dance performances and delivered articulate speeches. Shiv Punjabi, our School Captain, along with Riva (Grade 12) and Kashvi (Grade 9), delivered impactful words that resonated with the significance of the day. Dr. Madhav Deo Saraswat’s Republic Day Address conveyed a powerful message, emphasizing unity and national pride.

In the harmonious rendition of ‘Vande Mataram,’ Hemangini, our School Captain, expressed gratitude. These captured moments reflect the embodiment of democratic values and the collective pride shared within our school community.

PYP International Education Day Celebration

On the 24th of January, our campus radiated with the vibrant energy of our Primary Years Programme (PYP) students, who joyously commemorated the International Day of Education. Immersed in the theme of ‘learning for lasting peace,’ the young minds brought an infectious enthusiasm to the occasion. Their smiles, as bright as the sun, became a testament to the potential of even the smallest learners in contributing to the construction of a future characterized by harmony and understanding.

The event served as a poignant reminder of the profound impact that education can have on fostering values of peace and unity. Witnessing the curiosity and zeal of our PYP students underscored the significance of instilling a love for learning from an early age. As they engaged with the theme, it became evident that these young learners are not just recipients of knowledge but active contributors to the ideals of global citizenship.


A Sporting Spectacle Following Republic Day Celebrations

Embark on a journey into the heart of thrilling competition as our cutting-edge indoor sports complex hosted a spectacular basketball tournament on the heels of our Republic Day celebration on January 26th! The air was charged with excitement as teams engaged in intense matchups, demonstrating not only their skills but also a commendable display of sportsmanship.

From skillful dribbles to awe-inspiring slam dunks, every moment on the court resonated with the true essence of basketball, delivering an adrenaline-packed experience. Against the backdrop of our new indoor sports facility, this event marked a significant milestone, underlining our commitment to cultivating sports excellence at GSIS.

Summer Camp 2024

Step beyond: discover, learn, and grow this summer

This year marks a significant milestone for GSIS as we proudly introduce our inaugural summer camp, a meticulously designed program that seamlessly integrates education, recreation, and personal development. Our primary goal is to create an immersive experience that not only enhances academic proficiency but also prioritizes physical fitness and the acquisition of essential life skills.

Scheduled to run from May 19th to June 3rd, 2024, the GSIS Summer Camp is open to students from Grades 7 to 12. To encourage early participation, an exclusive Early Bird Rate of INR 1,25,000 is available for those who register before February 20th. Following this date, the Regular Fee of INR 1,50,000 will be applicable until March 31st.

The diverse offerings of our summer camp encompass two primary series: the intellectually stimulating Scholastic Mastery series, which delves into International Relations and Business Management, and the exhilarating Athletic Summit, featuring activities such as Disc Golf and Ultimate Frisbee. Each program is carefully crafted to ignite curiosity, foster skill development, and create lasting memories for participants.

At the core of our philosophy is the belief in shaping young minds through an exciting array of modules designed to cater to every child’s unique interests and aspirations. With six distinct modules to choose from, ranging from arts and sciences to sports and leadership, the possibilities for exploration and fun are truly endless.

Join us at the GSIS Summer Camp 2024, where education seamlessly meets excitement, and personal growth knows no limits. Enroll early to take advantage of the special 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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