Heritage School Jammu



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An Institution is not just about bricks, mortar & concrete, but about building character, enriching minds & experiences that last a lifetime.

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Freedom of Enactment !! School Amphitheatre.. one place , where you get to experience and touch the boundaries of the world.

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Rhythmic translation of feelings !! Dance, the right vehicle to give wheels to many talents, because it is not mere translation of life..it is life itself

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Opening doors to let the future in !! Abilities, Attitudes & Aptitudes gel together to explore & invent.

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Dreams Unlimited !! Hands may be small but they are confident to pursue the direction of their dreams.

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Behold! The eyes brimming with confidence to build a strong foundation and to scale new  heights for a prosperous  future.

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HERITAGE SCHOOL JAMMU HOLDS ORIENTATION PROGRAMME


Parents are first teachers as well as school’s crucial partners for nurturing children. Over the years Heritage School Jammu has been consistently holding Orientation cum Interaction sessions for parents in the school with the aim of working in co-ordination with them in order to facilitate and create a congenial atmosphere for the tender souls to blossom. One such session was held on Friday 24th March for parents of UKG students of Heritage School promoted to class I (2017-18). The session included a short Orientation Programme vis-a-vis mode of academic process communication and Parent-Teacher Meetings for a regular feedback during the session. The programme culminated with an interaction amongst the parents and staff in order to forge a fruitful alliance for the betterment of children.

HERITAGE SCHOOL JAMMU HOLDS ORIENTATION PROGRAMME


Parents are first teachers as well as school’s crucial partners for nurturing children. Over the years Heritage School Jammu has been consistently holding Orientation cum Interaction sessions for parents in the school with the aim of working in co-ordination with them in order to facilitate and create a congenial atmosphere for the tender souls to blossom. One such session was held on Sunday 26th Feb for parents of new students of class I (2017-18). The session included a short Orientation Programme vis-a-vis mode of academic progress communication and parent-teacher meetings for a regular feedback during the session. The programme culminated with an interaction amongst the parents and staff thus forging a fruitful alliance for the betterment of children.

'KINDERGARTEN' OF HERITAGE SCHOOL JAMMU CELEBRATE SPORTS DAY


'Gummy Bears, Heritage School, Jammu celebrated their Annual Sports Day 'Fitness Trail' on 25th February, 2017 amidst great verve and camaraderie. Mrs Babila Rakwal, KAS, Director School Education, Jammu, graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Mrs. Nirmal Gupta, Founder Trustee, Heritage School, Mrs. Sunita Gupta Chairperson, members of the media, grand- parents and parents added vim and vigour to the day with their magnanimous presence The Chief Guest and the other dignitaries were welcomed with colourful bouquets. This was entailed by the lighting of the flame, to mark the expression of joy and commitment to sports and the declaration of the Meet open by the Chief Guest, marking the commencement of the ceremony. The students took a pledge to abide by the rules of the games in true sportsman spirit. The welcome dance rendered the spectators speechless and awestruck. The students displayed a wide array of colourful and reverberant events such as yoga, aerobics, races, drills and dances. They mesmerised the audience with their energetic performances. Some races saw the participation of grand -parents along with toddlers. Earlier, Mrs Anita Mishra, Coordinator, Kindergarten, extended a warm welcome to the dignitaries. A spectacular and impressive prize giving ceremony was held where the All-Rounders, winners of races and students with cent percent attendance were awarded for their feat. The most intriguing aspect embellishing the event-The Grand Finale, was a splendid field display, involving mass student participation, which spread colour and vibrancy on the field. The Chief Guest, in her address lauded the event and stated that it was a splendid day and appreciated the pains and efforts taken by teachers and students for such flawless presentation. She congratulated the Principal and the entire team for the event. She further added that students must be oriented for teamwork, cooperation and social interactions and the parents and teachers must take care to inculcate moral values in children. The zealous parents, gathered in large numbers, constantly applauded the participants of the field track displays. The Vote of thanks was proposed by Mr. J S Dhami, Principal. The festive day saw its culmination with the rendition of the National Anthem.

HERITAGE SCHOOL JAMMU BAGS SCHOOL EXCELLENCE AWARDS – 2017


Heritage School Jammu has been awarded the 4th National School Excellence Award 2017 in an impressive function held at Le Meridien, New Delhi in which Shri Vijay Goel , Hon. Minister of State Independent charge, Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India was invited as the chief guest . Heritage School has etched its mark in the category of community and collaborative school and best in sports education among top schools of J&K. Mr J. S. Dhami , Principal Heritage school, Jammu received the award in the presence of luminaries from all walks of life and distinguished social and political personalities. Pertinent to mention that this award by ‘brainfeed’ –an educational initiative, is in commendation of achieving excellence in quality school education towards the development of the society. Heritage school constantly endeavours to strive towards making children action oriented global citizens who are ready to take the challenges of the world with confidence and composure. Stress is duly laid on holistic education based on value education, community service and sports education The management and staff are jubilant to attain honour by yet another award for their pursuit in excellence in education. The management has attributed this feat to all stakeholders of the school including staff, students and parents.

3-Day Scouts and Guides Camp Held at Heritage School Jammu


A three day Scouts and Guides ‘Pratham’ and ‘Dwitiya’ Camp was organized in Heritage School from 16th Feb to 18th Feb 2017. About 38 students enthusiastically participated in this camp. Scout master S. Harcharan Singh, from Bharat Scouts and Guides HQ and Mrs. Manjeet Kour, Assistant training commissioner, trained the students for the ‘Pratham Sopan’ and ‘Dwitiya Sopan camps. During the two day camp the recruits were acquainted with the history of Scouts and Guides movement. ‘Pratham Sopan’ camp included knowledge of patrol/ company, Health rules of B.P‘s six, whipping, woodcraft sign, working with knots, troop wide game and wood craft. Dwitiya Sopan camp trained the students in pioneering, compass and direction, fire and cooking, first –aid, estimation, good behaviour, usage of polite words, troop-wide game and community activity. All the participants displayed incessant dynamism and vivacity in making the best of the camp. The students directed their efforts towards the promise by Lady B.P. “I will do my best to help everybody everywhere”

Artists from SPICMACAY enthrall students at Heritage School Jammu


The students of Heritage School, Jammu were spellbound by the scintillating performance of renowned artists Mahua Shankar ji, Nupur Shankar ji(vocalist), Mithilesh Jha ji (Tabla) and Fateh Ali Khan ji (Sitar) from SPIC MACAY. Pertinent to mention that SPICMACAY promotes intangible aspects of Indian cultural heritage by promoting Indian classical music, classical dance, folk music, yoga, meditation, crafts and other aspects of Indian culture . Mahua Shankar ji, is a renowned classical Kathak danseuse and a performing artist for over a decade and a senior disciple of Padma Vibhushan , Pt. Birju Maharaj ji. She is an extraordinary young dancer, adding subtle innovations to the Kathak repertoire while preserving the tenets of the classical style. The school auditorium resonated with the Indian classical dance and music much to the delight of the mesmerised students. The artists were felicitated by mementos by Mr J S Dhami, Principal. Heritage School SPICMACAY, Jammu chapter aims to make students more aware about the Indian and world heritage. This initiative makes education more holistic and meaningful as it enables one to be in touch with one’s roots.

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Heritage School Jammu bids a touching farewell to its outgoing batch of class XII. Shivam Gupta and Pritika Singh were adjudged as Mr. and Ms. Heritage respectively. The Principal and teachers wished them the very best for all their future endeavours. A lively cultural programme was put up by the students of class XI.

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Aryan Vijay, Keshav Sabharwal and Karanveer Singh of Heritage School, Jammu attended the 17th National Jamboree at Mysuru, Kartnataka from 29th December 2016 to 4th January 2017. The students excelled in all the tasks given to them during the Jamboree.

HERITAGE GIRL EXCELS IN GYMNASTICS


Vandhana Barathi of Heritage School Jammu brought laurels to the school by winning a silver medal in 62 National School Games held at Motilal Nehru Sports School Ria Sonepat, Haryana from 6th Jan 2017 to 10th Jan 2017.
Pertinent to mention Vandhana Barathi has won many accolades at National and International competitions.

DANGAL TEAM CREATES JOIE DE VIVRE AT HERITAGE CAMPUS


The team of Bollywood super hit ‘Dangal’ and 92.7 Big FM visited Heritage school campus here today .The inspiring and entertaining movie based on the theme of pursuing dreams with single mindedness has a storyline that has attracted one and all .

Zaira Wasim, the star from J&K, RJ Juhi and RJ Vikrant from 92.7 Big FM had a face to face interaction with the students. The team highlighted the need of the hour to do away with gender bias, discrimination and other taboos prevalent in the society.

Ms Zaira responded vivaciously to the queries of the Heritageans. The lively interface with the students uplifted the overall spirit and energy of the students deepening their belief that all our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.

ANNUAL ATHLETIC MEET-2016 HELD AT HERITAGE SCHOOL


Heritage School grounds wore a festive and colourful look as the school celebrated its annual athletic meet 2016.

Students of classes VI to XI enthusiastically participated in the event. Mrs. Sunita Gupta, Chairperson, Heritage School graced the occasion as the chief guest.

The day began by hoisting the school flag which was followed by a synchronised and well coordinated march past that saw cadets from all the four Houses of the school. Master Shaurankar Sharma, sports captain carried the Olympic torch and later the Principal declared the athletic meet open.

The ground resonated with the soulful rendition of the school song and thereafter the track events thrilled everyone. The most awaited events were the 400 mts races and the relay races.

The Principal in his address reiterated the importance of games and sports is a student’s life. He stressed that ‘a healthy mind resides in a healthy body’ and hence students must strive to be physically fit.

Mrs. Archana Sharma, senior coordinator, presented the vote of thanks. The day culminated with the singing of the national anthem instilling patriotic fervour in one and all present.

HEARTFULNESS WORKSHOP FOR STAFF AT HERITAGE SCHOOL


Owing to the multifarious benefits of meditation, a three day workshop on relaxation, cleansing and heart-based meditation was organised for staff at Heritage School.

Heartfulness, a non-religious, non-political organisation has its presence in more than 100 countries and strives towards extending experiences of calmer disposition and a more balanced and fulfilling life.

Mr. R.S. Manhas, Zonal Incharge of Centre of Heartfulness, Mr. Jugal Kishore, trainer and moderator were among the prominent instructors.

The interactive programme included meditation sessions, queries, audio-visual presentations, all directed towards experiential understanding of meditation. The participants had rich and varied experiences which were shared amongst all.

The workshop concluded with a vote of thanks and an immense feeling of ‘befriending our innerself.’

ANNUAL ATHLETIC MEET-2016



Heritage School grounds wore a festive and colourful look as the school celebrated its annual athletic meet 2016.

Students of classes VI to XI enthusiastically participated in the event. Mrs. Sunita Gupta, Chairperson, Heritage School graced the occasion as the chief guest.

The day began by hoisting the school flag which was followed by a synchronised and well coordinated march past that saw cadets from all the four Houses of the school. Master Shaurankar Sharma, sports captain carried the Olympic torch and later the Principal declared the athletic meet open.

The ground resonated with the soulful rendition of the school song and thereafter the track events thrilled everyone. The most awaited events were the 400 mts races and the relay races.

The Principal in his address reiterated the importance of games and sports is a student’s life. He stressed that ‘a healthy mind resides in a healthy body’ and hence students must strive to be physically fit.

Mrs. Archana Sharma, senior coordinator, presented the vote of thanks. The day culminated with the singing of the national anthem instilling patriotic fervour in one and all present.

“Spreading Christmas cheers !”


Depicting the true essence of love, joy and peace, Graduate Bears’ (UKG) of Heritage School organized a Christmas Enactment with great pomp and gaiety on Saturday, 24.12.2016. The children presented an impressive Nativity scene of Christ’s birth amidst carol singing. The appearance of the beaming and dancing Santa lent cheers to the entire scene. The students enthralled the audience by their lively enactment and spread cheerfulness with their smiles and lovely attire.

HERITAGEANS MELODIOUS MINSTRELS SHINE


Heritagens proved their mettle once again by standing out in 11th Sursangam Singing Competition held on 17th Dec. 2016 at K.C. International School, Jammu. The school won 1st position, in senior category of Hindi Group Song Competition, second position in junior category of English Group Song competition and third position in Solo Song competition by Aarush Gupta of class VI G

Heritage School organizes ‘Flurries of fun’


Gummy Bears’ World of Heritage School organized “Flurries of fun” to showcase the skill enhancement of Honey Bears i.e Nursery class. A vibrant show put up by the tiny tots not only was a ravishing glimpse into the world of sounds through phonics but also a display of perceptive sensibilities of young learners as community helpers. Parents were actually enthralled by the lively performance of their wards on a peppy fusion medley of songs and the popular foot tapping dance number based on ‘Karadi Tales’. A colourful amalgamate of young learners dressed as fruits, vegetables and animals synergised the cold December moving with energy and rhythm.

HERITAGE SHINES AT NATIONAL SCIENCE CONGRESS


In state level, National Science Congress competition ‘The helping Hand’ project of Heritage School under the guidance of Ms. Swati Arora, PGT Chemistry has been selected as the J&K’s best project. A matter of great prestige, the school will represent at National Science Congress to be held at Baramati , Maharashtra and Indian Science Congress at Tirupati, Karnataka. The competition was held at Tiny Tots School, Sainik Colony Jammu. The Principal and the Management Complemented the child scientists and the guide teachers and wished them success for the National Events.

Interplay of emotions create "joie de vivre" at Heritage School Annual Day


It was a day of days as the Heritage School Jammu celebrated its 12th annual day ‘NAVRASA’. The audience partook in a spectacular visual delight put up by the students. Dr. Nirmal Singh, Deputy Chief Minister, J&K, graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and the guests of honour were Shri Sat Sharma, State President BJP, J&K and Mr Vibodh Gupta MLC Rajouri and Mr. Shaleen Kabra, IAS Commissioner Secretary Education, J&K. The event was also graced by luminaries, a bevy of special invitees and parents. The programme commenced by a welcome speech that was followed by the lighting of the auspicious lamp. Thereafter, the audience was enthralled by the soulful renditions of the school band, ‘Minstrels of Melody.’ The highlight of the day was the cultural programme that was a well knitted saga of Navrasa -emotions that lead to interconnect. The journey of a little girl ‘Hope’ from numbness to inner connect begets her, the nine emotions that interplay to influence her. The audience were not mere spectators but experienced a transcendental evolution to rediscover inner harmonies. Meritorious students who secured 10 CGPA were awarded with certificates & cash prizes of Rs.10, 000 each by Dhanwanti Memorial Trust under the patronage of Mrs Nirmal Gupta, senior member of the management board of trustees. 24 Scholar students of class 9th were adorned with golden crest for scholastic exellence.4 students of class 10th were presented with academic blazers for securing A1 grade for 4 consecutive years . Best debater prize went to Mrigu Sambyal. Sparsh Jandial and Sajjal Raina were chosen as the best quiz brains. The winners of the prestigious Vice-chancellor’s rolling trophy for visual and performing arts were also felicitated. The most coveted Governor’s rolling trophy for excelling in various inter-house competitions was lifted by Legacy house. Ms Rhythm Babbar, the school topper for the year 2015-16 was the proud recipient of the prestigious silver medallion for her outstanding performance in class XII board exams. Hon. Dy. CM in his address was all praise for the efforts of the students and extended his best wishes to the Heritage family. He stressed on the role of the school education in shaping the holistic personality of the future generation that holds peace, goodwill, brotherhood and humanity above everything else. He opined that the 21st century belongs to Asia and more so to India which has 65% population less than 35 years. He also emphasized that Jammu will be a major educational hub with the advent of AIIMS,IIT and IIM which will provide further impetus to education in J&K. Mr J.S. Dhami, Principal, presented the vote of thanks and stressed upon the idea that children are the assets of our nation and schools must inculcate in them right attitudes and values that ensure them a rightful place in the society and hence all efforts of school activities are directed in such a manner that Heritageans, besides carving a niche for themselves prove to be beacon lights to those who are standing at the cross roads. Mementos were presented to the esteemed guests and the gala evening ended on a high note with National Anthem.

Students make a mark in state level painting competition


Students of Heritage School made a mark in state level painting competition organised by Central Ground Water Board, J&K at University of Jammu. The theme of the painting competition ‘Save Water Save Earth’. Samridhi Lamba of class VI received the consolation prize and a cash award of Rs. 1000/-. She was appreciated not only for her aesthetic sensibilities but also for the poignant message to ‘Save Water’ that she expressed through her master strokes.

HERITAGE SCHOOL CELEBRATES ANNUAL DAY FOR CLASSES III,IV &V


Heritage School, Jammu celebrated its Junior School Annual Function (classes III,IV&V) on Wednesday, 23rd November 2016 at Zorawar Singh auditorium. Mrs. Priya Sethi , Hon’ble Minister of State for Education and Tourism, J&K, graced the occasion as the worthy Chief Guest . Mr. J.P.Singh, IPS IGP, Commissioner Civil Military Liaison, Home Department, J&K was the esteemed Guest of Honour for the day. Among the other special invitees were Mr. Aijaz Ahmed Khan MLA, Mr Devinder Kumar Manyal, MLA, Mr. Tsetan Namgyal Kalon , to name a few and proud parents . . The Cultural Programme based on an adaptation of the sequel ‘Alice- Through the looking Glass’ witnessed a mass participation of nearly six hundred children. It emphasised on the importance of fantasy and imagination in the early childhood, which inspires children to think beyond set boundaries. It conveyed how life skills of problem solving, critical thinking and resilience can be taught to the children through the world of fantasy. The proceedings of the event commenced with the lighting of the lamp to invoke the divine blessings of Goddess Saraswati. The Head girl of the Primary Section, Stanzin Angmo Kalon, in her welcome speech, impressed upon the idea how fantasy and imagination help children on their holistic growth. The pantomime of fairies overpowering the dragons that represented the vices was appreciated by one and all present. The significance of the king being defeated by a pawn gave the strong message that we should not overlook small things in life. Guests and parents encouraged the efforts of the dreamy wanderers amidst thunderous applause. It was indeed a proud moment for the prize winners as they were presented with trophies for excelling in different co-scholastic activities. First position in the Hindi Elocution was bagged by Legacy House whereas Dignity House swelled its kitty by bagging first position in the English Elocution, Group Song and Card Making competition. Culture house secured first position in the General Quiz competition. Overall co-curricular activities trophy was lifted by Dignity House. Mrs. Sunita Gupta, Chairperson, Heritage School, felicitated the Chief Guest with a memento. The Chief Guest in her speech was all praise for the entire Heritage family , specially the children, for their earnest endeavour and urged them to uphold the traditions and values of our country. She emphasised the importance of these out of class activities in character building and teaching children the art of working and learning together .She stressed that schools must nurture imagination of young impressionable minds and encourage them to surge ahead and transform dreams into realities. Mr. J.S. Dhami , Principal, Heritage School, in his vote of thanks extended his heartfelt gratitude to the Chief Guest, the Guest of Honour, Parents, Management, Staff, Media personnel and above all the children for their astounding effort in putting up such a captivating show. He reiterated that imagination encircles the world, gives wings to the mind and gaiety to life. We must encourage children to imagine; for it is the seed of action. The program concluded with the school song. The entire function indeed was a spectacle to behold as the audience fondly recollected reminiscences of their childhood.

HERITAGE SCHOOL CELEBRATES ANNUAL DAY FOR CLASSES I &II


Heritage School, Jammu celebrated its Junior School Annual Function (classes I & II) on Tuesday, 22nd November with great gusto at General Zorawar Singh auditorium. Mrs. Sheetal Nanda ,IAS, Deputy Commissioner, Samba graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and Ms. Babila Rakhwal KAS, Director School Education Jammu was the Guest of Honour. Among the other dignitaries present was Mr. I.D.Soni President, J&K Bharat Scouts & Guides. The day also witnessed a bevy of illuminati and proud parents. The function which saw a mass participation of over four hundred children was based on the theme ‘Metamorphosis’. The idea was to impress upon the audience the journey of a young child akin to that of a butterfly, and how Heritage School has set a benchmark near perfection to achieve the same. The proceedings of the event commenced with the lighting of the lamp to invoke the divine blessings of Goddess Saraswati. The Headmistress in her welcome address laid emphasis on the holistic growth of the child and how co-scholastic activities help render the same. The programme about the life cycle of a butterfly from the protective cocoon to self discovery of wings and beauty was symbolic of a child’s gradual growth and development towards erudition and experimentation. The portrayals commenced with children looking for a perfect garden for them to enjoy. The garden symbolised school. They come across a garden which is full of variety of creatures that ultimately bloomed with flowers and butterflies. .The message clearly came across that Nature unfolds itself gradually to reveal its wonders. The vibrancy of colours, rain dance, enchanting butterfly dances and musical crescendo was a delightful watch. Guests and parents encouraged the efforts of the little butterflies amidst applause and loud cheering. Mrs. Sunita Gupta, Chairperson, Heritage School, felicitated the Chief Guest with the memento. The Chief Guest in her speech congratulated the entire Heritage family for its earnest endeavour and wished everyone good luck. She specially appreciated the fact that such a large number of children took part in the programme and co-ordinated with perfect timing and also that however small the part of each child it will go a long way in shaping his/her growth ahead. She laid stress on the constant need to extend learning beyond the four walls of the classroom for all round development of children. Mr J S Dhami, Principal, Heritage School in his vote of thanks extended his heart felt gratitude to the Chief Guest, the Guest of Honour, Parents, Management, Staff, Media personnel and above all the children for their stupendous effort in putting up such an enthralling show. He stated that Heritage School has set the stage for the young Heritageans to strive towards excellence and hone their talents under the watchful eyes of the teachers and mentors. The program concluded with the school song. The entire function indeed was a spectacle to behold, and left a smile on everybody’s face.

HERITAGEANS EXCEL IN INTER-DIVISION SWIMMING COMPETITION


The Inter Division Swimming competition organised by Department of Youth Sports and Services Jammu was held at Heritage School Jammu on 15th and 16th November, 2016. Neel Bhan and Abhijay clinched 1 Gold medal each, Manu bagged 3 Gold medals, Aaron and Aamil got 1Gold and 1 Silver each. All these students have been selected for School Nationals to be held at Rajkot, Gujarat from 25th Nov. to 29th Nov. 2016.

HERITAGEANS MAKE A MARK IN STATE LEVEL PAINTING COMPETITION


Insiya Verma of VII and Tehmina Choudhary of VIII participated in the State Level Painting competition - 2016 on Energy Conservation organised by NHPC Ltd. at Brigadier Rajinder Singh Auditorium, University of Jammu. The colour palette and strong message of Tehmina Choudhary’s painting won her a consolation prize along with a cash prize of Rs. 5000/-. Her picturesque work gave a strong message to conserve energy and make a judicious use of the available resources.

HERITAGEANS EMERGE WINNERS IN INTER SCHOOL QUIZ


Heritageans proved their mettle at Inter School Quiz competition organised by Bhartiya Vikas Parishad at Maharishi Vidya Mandir. The theme of the quiz was ‘Bharat Ko Jano’ .In all 9 rounds were conducted and Heritage School competed with three other schools for the final round. Heritageans emerged victorious in both the senior category comprising of Shivansh Ganjoo of XI A & Ojasvi Sharma of XII A and Junior category comprising of Anveksha Sharma of VIII D and Danish Mehmood of VIII D. All the students have been selected for the state level which shall be held on 19th November at Parade College Jammu.

HERITAGEANS SHINE AT MAMORU MIWA CUP


Karatekas Meer Malik and Prathikrit Malik proved their mettle in Mamoru Miwa cup organised by Jammu & Kashmir, Karate association affiliated to Tenshikar Shotokar-Ryu Karate federation India. Both bagged bronze medals in their respective weight category in the event held at J K Public School Jammu

DWITYA SOPAN CAMP AT HERITAGE SCHOOL JAMMU


A 3 day Scouts and Guides ‘Dwitya Sopan camp’ was held at Heritage School Jammu for classes VI - X. About 50 students enthusiastically took part in the camp under the guidance of Ms. Manjeet Kour, Mr. Harcharan Singh and Ms. Kanchan Sharma. The aim of the camp was to equip the students with pioneering types of knots, handling compass to know directions, learn first aid, fire and cooking, estimation etc to hone their skills. Emphasis was also laid on good behaviour, troopwide game and community activity. The students put in all efforts to make the best of the activities and skills taught in the camp. The teacher guides were Ms. Rashi Thakur and Ms. Manjit Kour.

Dogri folk dance ‘Geetru’ enthrals all at Heritage School Jammu


Heritageans witnessed a mesmerising Dogri folk dance performance by the ethnic folk artists from Sangeet Natak Academy. The aim of this visually delightful project conducted by Mr. Sumeet Sharma is to safeguard the Intangible Cultural heritage and diverse Cultural Traditions of India. The cultural performance seeks to acquaint and sensitize the students about the rich cultural heritage of Jammu. The fascinating performance by Ram Ditta and group was appreciated by one and all present. Earlier, the Chief Guest for the occasion, Prof. Lalit Magotra and the Guest of Honour Prof. Satnam Kour were warmly welcomed by the management and staff of Heritage School, Jammu. They were presented mementoes by Mr. J.S Dhami, Principal to appreciate their endeavours. All in all, it was an enriching experience for the students

Aaron Bharthwal wins Silver Medal in CBSE Inter School Swimming Competition


Aaron Bharthwal of Heritage school Jammu has brought laurels to the school by clinching a silver medal in 50 m Breast Stroke CBSE Inter school swimming competition (North Zone) held at Montessori Cambridge School Pathankot. (Pb). The Proud winner, posing for a photograph with the Principal, Sports Coordinator and Coach.

Adventure Camp organised by Heritage School Jammu concludes on a positive note



A week long adventure camp organised by the Heritage School has come to a successful end. The activities held during the camp not only excited the children but were equally appreciated by the staff. A spirit of bonhomie was witnessed among the staff and students on the field. Soaking up the sun amidst laughter and cheer children were found totally engrossed in the variety of activities available to them. Night camp for classes III upwards was a great success and was enjoyed thoroughly. For sure, the adventure camp has left one and all energetic and rejuvenated

Heritage School Jammu organises Adventure Camp



Heritage School Jammu is geared up for an exciting week full of fun and sport. Keeping in mind the conducive weather the school has organised a week long adventure camp for the children of classes KG to VI Std. which commences on 14th Oct and extends upto 18th Oct. It would be a life time experience for the children as they would be exposed to a gamut of activities( Rappelling , Pressure Rocket , Machan climbing, Bungee Run-Basket Ball, Water Zorbing, Magic show, Puppet Dance, introduction to Disaster Management Techquines, Obstacles and Rope course and many more) that would leave them thrilled and rejuvenated. The adventure camp provides an escape to the children from the mundane routine and the activities make them active and they have fun while learning. Such camps and activities lead to the holistic growth of the students, thus, making them more confident and strong both physically and psychologically. We wish the children all the very best and plenty of fun. Happy Camping !!!!!!!!

Shreya Gupta of Heritage School Jammu has bagged third prize in Jashn-e-Riyasat 2016 painting competition



Shreya Gupta of Heritage School Jammu has bagged third prize in Jashn-e-Riyasat 2016 painting competition organised by school of Hospitality & Tourism Management, University of Jammu to mark World Tourism Day. The participant posing for a photograph with the Principal and teacher incharge.

HERITAGEANS VISIT THE INDIAN CENTER OF UNIVERSITY OF FRASER VALLEY BRITISH COLUMBIA CANADA



A group of about 30 students from commerce stream are all set to explore courses available in UNIVERSITY OF FRASER VALLEY, BRITISH COLUMBIA CANADA. This step in career counselling will enable the students to explore the avenues of studying overseas. The study tour commenced on 1ST of October and the students shall visit the Chandigarh counselling centre of the university where they shall be oriented towards a progressive direction to help them choose their career wisely. The students shall be acquainted with the first of its kind ‘Twin University Programme’ and many other such courses that provide opportunities for world class higher education to meet the global standards. The Principal, Heritage School Jammu, extended his best wishes to the group and hoped that this educational tour shall enable the students to understand the changing perspectives of professional education and move confidently in the directions of their dreams once they leave the portals of the school.

Talent Hunt in Gummy Bears World



A Talent Hunt Week was organized by the Gummy Bears World of Heritage School Jammu from Monday, 19.09.2016 to Friday, 23.09.2016, to give the students a platform to showcase their hidden talent, laying stress on the overall development of the students & to strike a balance between academic & co-curricular activities. Most of the students participated in singing, playing an instrument, dance, mimicry, public speaking, drawing, clay modelling & sports. The programme was judged by the respective in-charges & Ms. Sara Bunting from UK. It was amazing to watch the tiny tots in action, expressing their minds confidently. There were a few who went out of their way & sang in English. The dance items saw a huge variety from American street-dance to traditional Kashmiri performances. It was indeed a pleasure to watch such a wide spectrum of talent

Heritagean makes a mark as an Essayist at National level



Nanhi Chaan , an NGO launched in 2008 tirelessly addresses important issues on the social fabric of India’s panorama-women empowerment, environment preservation and promotion of secularism. Every year it conducts a National Essay writing Competition to raise awareness and to educate the youth of India. This year’s topic was ‘Refugees are our collective concern’, with emphasis on women and children refugees plight. Students of std X & XI from 192 schools pan India enthusiastically participated. The entries were carefully scrutinised by members of Delhi Literary Society and best 15 entires were selected for finale with group discussion and on the spot essay as well. Master Kartik Gupta, XI Commerce, the young Heritagean was among the talented top 15 finalists and the only one from Jammu and Kashmir. He showcased exceptional oratory skills during the group discussion round and has won an Ipad and a week long Personality development workshop at NIIT Neemrana . Shri Kiren Rijiju, Union Minister of Human Resources awarded the prize winners and said he was very much impressed by the opinions of the finalists . The jury of eminent personalities including Mr. Rajendra Pawar, Chairman-NIIT, Ms Satyavati Berera- Chief Operating Officer of PWC India, Mrs. Indira Mansingh- Chief Advisor at Development Alternatives, were amazed by the thoughtfulness, depth and purity of thoughts expressed by the participating students. Last year as well, Rupanshu Soi, XI Science too was among the top 15 finalists selected from 2300 essays from all over India.

Inter District Hand Ball Tournament



Students of Heritage School who were the members on Jammu Dist. Team won 4 gold and 3 silver medals in boys and girls Inter Dist. Hand Ball Tournament organized by Y.Y.S held at udhampur from 5th to 9th of September 2016.
The winners posing for a photograph with The Principal, Sports Coordinator and Coaches.

Hindi week celebrated at Heritage School, Jammu



A plethora of activities were organised at Heritage School to mark the celebration of Hindi Diwas. The focus of the activities was to instil in the present generation a sense of pride in the national language.
The week long activities included a tete-a-tete with the famous writer Dr Agnishekhar who shared his literary journey with the students. It was a day of days when the students enthusiastically participated in the 'Ram Charit Manas' recitation competition which was organised under the aegis of 'Rashtrabhasha Prachar Samiti'. The President of the samiti, Mrs Neeru Sharma and the Secretary Prof. B.B. Sharma were all praise for the efforts of the students as they sang the couplets and verses from the pious book. The entire campus resonated with the soulful rendition. The winners of the competition were Vaibhav Sharma, Sidharth Jamwal, Parth Anand, Aina Sadotra and Ishan Joshi.
A 'Kavi Sammelan' was also organised where the esteemed guests were poets of acclaim Prof. Chanchal Dogra, Mrs Yogita Yadav, Jb. Sheikh Mohd. Kalyan, Shri Sudhir Mahajan and Shri Pawan Khajuria. Their compositions were highly appreciated by one and all. The students and teachers also recited poems suited to the occasion.
The celebrations came to a close on a high note of praise from Mrs Sunita Gupta, Chairperson, Heritage school and all the other esteemed guests.

Inter School Swimming Competition



Students of Heritage School won 4 gold, 4 silver and 6 bronze in under 12 yrs, age group, 3 silver & 6 bronze in under 14 yrs age group and 1 silver , 5 bronze in under 16 yrs age group in the Inter School Swimming Competition organized by K.C.International school on 10th of September 2016.

The proud winners posing for a photograph with The Principal, Sports Coordinator and Coaches.

HERITAGE SWAYS IN HINDI FERVOUR



Heritage School is celebrating Hindi Saptah through a plethora of activities from 12th September to 17th September 2016.

Meeting with a literary figure, poet conference and recital of Ram Chraritra Manas besides article writing competition are being held within the portals of the school. On the 12th of Sept.2016 the Hindi week was inaugurated by the lighting of the lamp. Dr. Agni Shekher the eminent figure in the literature field of J&K who shared his literary journey with the students of std. IX & X. He appreciated the school’s efforts to encourage Hindi and also answered the queries by the students.

The Programme was graced by The Chairperson Ms. Sunita Gupta, The Principal Mr. Jagadish Singh Dhami,and The Headmistress Ms. Vandana Jasrotia.

Heritageans Visit Old Age Home



As a part of conscientious effort towards the celebration of International day of Charity, a group of about 25 students of class 10th along with their teachers paid a visit to the Old age Home at Amphalla.

The theme of the programme was ‘Giver is twice blessed than the receiver’. The students firmly believe that our generation looks up to the elderly and hence quality time was spent with them. The experiences were mutually shared in a warm and overwhelming atmosphere.

As a gesture of their lifelong commitment, students and teachers donated generous amount to the old age home for the welfare of its residents. The inmates of the home exhorted the students to care for their parents and to respect their teachers who imbibe in them values and lessons for life. The students promised to respect and care for the elderly and the needy.

This activity was also among a gamut of activities undertaken for ISA under the aegis of British Council, in an endeavour to make students compassionate to the sufferings of the less fortunate.

The students had a very heart-warming experience and memories to cherish for years to come.

HERITAGEANS CELEBRATE COMMUNITY BROTHERHOOD



On the occasion UN International Day of Charity, Heritage School organised a Contribution Drive where students were given a golden opportunity to extend a hand of friendship to those who would love to read. Books were contributed enthusiastically with the decision to gift a library to Bal Bharti Public School, a concern of Balgran, Channi Rama, home for destitute children. On 6th and 7th Sept., a special assembly was organised in the school which highlighted the feeling ‘Giver is twice blessed than the Receiver’. A team of students along with Principal Mr Jagadish Singh Dhami went to the school in festivity of books , balloons and snacks to spend time with the students .They were accompanied by Ms. Susan and Ms. Kathyrn, teachers from England who were active participants of the drive and are in school to enhance the spoken English skills of the students as well with Ms Anuriti, the International School Award Coordinator . This project was undertaken for the International School Award under the flagship of British Council, a sincere attempt to make the students humane. The British Council is the United Kingdom’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. As a tribute to Mother Teresa, The International Day of Charity was declared by the United Nations General Assembly in 2012. The prime purpose of the International Day of Charity is to raise awareness and provide a common platform for charity related activities all over the world for individuals, charitable, philanthropic and volunteer organizations for their own purposes on the local, regional, national and international level.

The Principal & the Vice-Principal of Bal Bharti Public School appreciated the generous gesture of Heritageans.

Teacher’s day celebration



Heritage School, Jammu celebrated Teacher’s day with great gusto and enthusiasm. The celebrations began a day prior where a cricket match was played between the students and the teachers. A special morning assembly was organised with the theme that being a teacher is the highest privilege and having one, the best blessing. The students of the primary wing also mesmerised all with the Saraswati Vandana.

The senior students of the school arranged the entire programme to express their gratitude to the teachers. No stone was left unturned to make the day a special one for them. The 1 hr programme was meticulously planned and executed with finesse. The performance of the band and the dance sequel were much appreciated by one and all. Students burnt the candle at both ends to shoot a movie –The Viva, the teasers of which had already created excitement on the social media.

The cultural programme was followed by entertaining games and a lavish lunch for the staff.

Inter School Football Tournament



Students of Heritage School Jammu have lifted the Inter School Football Tournament Trophy organized under the aeigis of CBSE Sahodaya Complex Jammu by defeating Nagbani School 1-0 in an exciting match held at J. P. World School. The proud team posing with Principal, Sport coordinator and team coach.

Story Telling Competition



Student of Heritage School Jhanavi Raina of class 1st made the school proud by winning 2nd Prize in Story telling competition in Annual Inter School Independence Cultural Festival TIRANGAA 2016 held at Banyan International School, Jammu.

Heritage Bags First Prize in Inter-School Quiz –QUEST



Students of Heritage School have added another feather to the cap by winning the first position in QUEST—interschool quiz competition held at Carmel Convent School Jammu.In all 11 schools of Jammu participated in the competition. Nerves of steel were exhibited as the students responded to an array of questions from diverse topics covered in the 10 rounds of the quiz. Sparsh Jandial and Tanishka Kotwal of class 9th bagged the winning as well as the rolling trophy.

Heritage school celebrates the ‘Spirit of Freedom’



Heritage School Junior Section celebrated the Independence Day by organising a ‘Fancy Dress Competition’. This was an apt occasion to pay homage to the valiant freedom fighters who had laid down their lives in selfless service towards the nation. The children donned the attire of their favourite iconic freedom fighters. The slogan “Bharat Mata Ki Jai” resonated through the air infusing ‘JOSH’ amongst one and all. The event fetched loads of applaud and appreciation. It was a grand success and the children participated with great enthusiasm, zest and fervor.

Yet another Guinness World Record at Heritage School, Jammu



Carrying on with the impetus created by achieving Guinness World record of 2514 High Fives in fifty-five minutes, Heritage School has crossed another milestone by making a triumphant attempt for ‘Longest line of Umbrellas’ world record under the patronage of Super-positivity Movement founder Mr. Vickrant Mahajan.
Pertinent to mention that this is the second world record by the school among a total of six such records scheduled for the year 2016 with the aim to infuse in students, motivation and drive that will spur them towards parameters of personal excellence.
The school premises adorned rainbow hues as the labyrinthine row of umbrellas was dexterously arranged. The spectacular sight became an instant feast for the eyes to behold. The never-ending serpentine line stretched to 1.699 km thereby registering a new world record.
Mr. J S Dhami, Principal, extolled this zeal and zest of the students to be a part of such world class events. He opined that such activities act as stress-busters for students and staff. These serve as mechanisms in the school processes to form and sustain values of teamwork, coordination, cooperation and leadership that are so essential; not only in school life but also when students step out of the portals of the school to mingle with the world.

Heritage School Conducts British Council UK- India Programme



The Heritage School has added yet another feather in its cap and achieved another milestone, as it becomes one of the few schools to conduct this prestigious programme. It is one of its own kind event which promotes interaction of the teachers of the two countries, share best practices of each other and mutual learning from respective experiences. As the first step towards this great initiative we have with us Ms. Kathryn Thompson and Ms. Sarah Bunting from the UK who will be sharing their experiences with the students. Both of them have had vast experience in English Literature and Environmental Science. Over the next two months the Heritage School looks forward to gain from this unique initiative.

A Little Touch that Means So Much



Guinness World Record created at Heritage School,JammuHeritage School Jammu has etched another benchmark by being instrumental in creating a Guinness World Record of ‘Most High Fives’ in an hour by Mr Vickrant Mahajan, founder, Super-positivity Movement, in the school campus. Motivation of an epic level was witnessed as jubilant students from KG to 12th participated in the event and ensured that it became a thumping success. The previous Guinness world record was 2392 high fives in one hour, which was achieved by Asa Spears, at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee, USA, on 12 June2015.
This event was a part of Super-positivity Unlimited, a historic motivational campaign whereby a passion to create 100 Guinness World Records in Jammu in a year is being looked at.
Mr Jagadish Singh Dhami, Principal, congratulated Mr Vickrant Mahajan on his fantabulous feat. He hinted that over the course of the next five months Heritage School would be creating many motivational activities for its students for the wholesome development of their personalities. He further added that such world class events are a concerted step in the direction to develop in children; skills, awareness and competencies at par with global standards and trends so that they reach their fullest potential and make a mark in the world.
As the day began, the zeal and eagerness of the school students and staff to accomplish the record knew no bounds. The students loved the unique event and pledged to promote the spirit of oneness and friendship in the world. The happiness and thrill of the Heritageans was skyhigh and the day created memories to be cherished for lifetime. The management was all praise for the exuberant and enthusiastic atmosphere created by the gala event.

HERITAGE CELEBRATES INVESTITURE CEREMONY



Heritage School Jammu, held its Investiture Ceremony, on Thursday, 28th July, 2016 to mark the leadership qualities of its budding alumni. It was a festive occasion, where everyone was eager to witness the newly elected student council taking the responsibilities of their office. The occasion was solemnized in the presence of the august gathering of the distinguished parents of elected student council members who had to go through the grind of a very transparent system of elections by the electronic voting system where in the students from classes IX to XII exercised their power of voting and chose their leaders to be. Nothing could outshine the resplendence on the faces of the democratically elected student council members who stood on the stage beaming with pride and self confidence. This Investiture Ceremony was significant for another reason as the Student Council for the primary wing shared a common platform with the senior student for the oath taking and the Pipping Ceremony. It was a sight to savour as senior and junior office bearers together looked spirited with confident and pride donning their badges and sashes. The students performed Shiv Vandana. Academic coordinator Mrs. Archana Sharma administered the oath of office to the School Prefects & House Prefects respectively. It was followed by pipping of the Council Members by the Principal, who adorned the badges and sashes to Pritpal Singh (XII) as Head Boy, Tanvi Raina (XII) as Head Girl Akshaj Rohmetra as Vice Head Boy and Dhairya Gupta as Vice Head Girl. Captain Cultural Activities Deldon Angmo and The Sports Captain Shauryankar Sharma received their badges from incharge Cultural activities and Sports Co-coordinators respectively. The other inducted members to the student council were Dhairya Gupta and Nimisha Dhami as Prefect & Vice Prefect Culture House, Aditya Shan and Mitali as Prefect and Vice Prefect Legacy House, Janis Kundal and Agrim Babbar as Prefect and Vice Prefect Tradition House, Ayush Mahajan and Raghunandani Singh as prefect and vice Prefect Dignity House.They were invested into the office by their respective Housemistresses. It was a memorable occasion for the young leaders as they looked forward to a new eventful and enriching year. The Headmistress Mrs. Vandana Jasrotia adorned the Head Boy primary wing Montek Singh and the Head Girl Stanzin Angmo along with Vanya Mahajan, Kushan Singh, Chestha Arya, Arshia Gupta, Anika Gupta , Suryansh Gupta , Amay Malhotra, Hasrat Singh as the junior Prefects for the four Houses. In his address The Principal Mr. Jagadish Singh Dhami, congratulated the newly elected members of the student council and their parents. He opined that students of today are the visionaries and torch bearers of tomorrow, so it is essential to develop responsible human beings with leadership qualities. He enthused the young leaders to uphold the values of the school and to keep the school flag fly high while discharging their duties with honestly and impartiality. He expressed his faith in the ability of newly elected Prefectorial Board whom he hoped will take Heritage to new heights and glory. The programme came to an end with mellifluous rendition of the school song.

Heritage School Organises Workshop



The first two days after the summer vacation were focused on a series of workshops to empower the teachers. The first amongst them on Monday 11 th of July was conducted by Mr. Girish G. Bhatia, Founding Partner and Certified Coach Teacher and Speaker with John Maxwell Team and Mrs. Deepa Bhatia Certified Master NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programme) practitioner.

The workshop on ‘Teacher Empowerment’ wherein Mr. Bhatia interacted with the teachers giving a wider perspective on life skills, the need and significance of life skills in everyone’s life. Mrs. Deepa Bhatia reiterated about living a purposeful life while focusing on attaining meaningful goal.

On 12 th July 2016, Heritage School had its teachers revisiting ‘Bloom’s Taxonomy’ and its application in Modern Day Class Scenario and also enthusiastically worked out lesson plan, teaching techniques and tools, Under the vibrant, able guidance of the resource person Ms. Charu Bajaj . She is a certified trainer at National Skill Development Corporation based at Noida. The workshop refreshed the teachers thus looking forward to welcome the students after the long summer break.

 

Heritageans shine in CBSE All India Competitions



Students of Heritage school, Jammu brought laurels to the alma-mater by winning in a gamut of activities conducted by the CBSE to mark World No Tobacco Day- 2016.

Effective awareness -raising was carried out by the CBSE through various competitions, inviting entries from all CBSE affiliated schools across the length and breadth of the country and felicitating the top 40 winners.

Ashutosh Kohli and Deldan Kalon of XI made the school proud by being in the winning list by carrying out an action research on ‘Media and Tobacco-how they get the message across’. Their report was based on actual sample collection, on sight investigation and observations, recording and analysing of data, its compilation, interpretation of results and offering suggestions.

Class X Student Ariha Dabgotra’s poignant essay on ‘Tobacco kills in any form or disguise’ has been much appreciated and has emerged as one of the winners of original essays and ideas in tune with the theme ‘Get ready for plain packaging’.

Mr J. S. Dhami, Principal, Heritage School, Jammu appreciated the sincere efforts of the students to take active participation in nation building programmes as he stressed that our youth must always be free, discussing and exchanging ideas concerned with what is happening around the world. He also praised the efforts of Mrs Anuriti Bhargava and Mrs Shivani Oswal, the teacher mentors.

Heritage School was the only school from Jammu& Kashmir which made it into the Scroll of the winners list from thousands of entries from pan India.

HERITAGE SWIMMERS RAKE IN MEDALS GALORE



Swimmers of Heritage School brought laurels by clinching 16 gold, 8 silver and 7 bronze medals in Inter School Swimming competition held at M.A. Stadium organised by Youth Sports and Services from 12th May to 16th May 2016. The winners are:

  1. Arjun Sambyal – 2 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze U/17 boys
  2. Aamil – 2 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze U/17 boys
  3. Manu Kabra – 1 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze U/17 boys
  4. Harshit Jamwal – 1 bronze
  5. Neel Bhan – 4 gold, 1 silver U/14 boys
  6. Abhjay – 2 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze
  7. Karan Raj kalra – 2 gold, 1 bronze
  8. Aadijeet – 2 gold, 1 bronze
  9. Aaron – 1 gold, 2 silver

HERITAGE SPARKLE AT CHESS TOURNAMENTS



Heritageans bagged an array of medals in National Selection Chess Tournament held at ACE Chess Academy Trikuta Nagar, Jammu from 1st May to 6th May, 2016. In U/13 Shaurya and Samriddhi of VII bagged second prize, Avni of IX clinched the second and the third place in U/15 and U/17 and Yaksh of XI secured the second place in U/17. In U/11 category Angelina Singh of IV secured the first place and Ayush of V got the second place. Shreyas of class I bagged the second place in U/9 category.


Jubilant team posing with Principal, Sports coordinator and teacher incharge.

HERITAGE BRING LAURELS IN INTERSCHOOL BASKETBALL



Heritagean under 17 girls Basketball team has brought laurels to the school by clinching Gold Medal in the Interschool Basketball tournament organised by Department of Youth Services and Sports Jammu.

Heritage School hushed Nagbani 15 – 2 registering an easy win and bagging the trophy.
Girls Basketball team posing for photograph along with Principal, Sports Coordinator and team coach.


HERITAGE OUTSHINES IN INTERSCHOOL HANDBALL



The Heritage Handball team added yet another feather to their cap by winning silver medal in U/17 girls Inter-School tournament held at Dogra Ground Shastri Nagar. The event was organised by Department of Youth Services and Sports.

Jubilant team posing wPrincipal, Sports coordinator and team coach all praise for the school team.ith Principal sir, Sports coordinator and teacher incharge.


HERITAGE SHINES IN HANDBALL COMPITITIONIN U/14 CATEGORY



Youth Services and Sports organised Inter-School Handball tournament held on 2nd and 3rd May, 2016. Heritage school lifted the gold medal defeating A.P.S. by 7-0 in U/14 category.

Jubilant team posing with Principal sir, Sports coordinator and teacher incharge.


SPIC MACAY at Heritage School



On 27th April 2016, the school’s auditorium resounded with music as Ms. Kavita Dwibedi, a leading Odissi dancer and her accompanying artists enthralled the students with her graceful performance. She is the daughter and disciple of Odissi maestro Guru Harekrishna Behera. She has won audience through her dance recitals in all major dance festivals like  Tansen Tyagraj festival, Konark, Natyanjali and many more.

The programme was flagged off with lighting of a lamp which dispels darkness and ignorance. She was warmly received by a bouquet of flowers with a wish that her life stays equally fragrant. Very patiently, mudras and their meanings were explained to the young students and were also informed that the dance is performed in praise of Lord Jaganath.

SPIC MACAY is the society for promotion of Indian classical music and culture among the youth with the aim to conserve and promote Indian culture and introduce the rich heterogeneous cultural tapestry to the youth of the country. SPIC MACAY has 5000 programme each year with 300 chapters in India and abroad.

The Principal, Mr. Jagadish Singh Dhami presented her a memento and was full of appreciation for Ms. Kavita Diwibedi’s and Ms.Sapna Sangra City coordinator SPIC MACAY’s sincere efforts to add aesthetic flavor to the student’s life.

 


Heritage School Jammu holds Orientation Programme


Parents are first teachers as well as school’s crucial partners for nurturing children. Over the years Heritage School Jammu has been consistently holding Orientation cum Interaction sessions for parents in the school with the aim of working in co-ordination with them in order to facilitate and create a congenial atmosphere for the tender souls to blossom. One such session was held on 20th March for parents of new students of class I (2016-17). The session included a short orientation programme vis-a-vis mode of academic progress, communication and parent-teacher meetings for a regular feedback during the session. The programme culminated with an interaction amongst the parents and staff thus endeavouring to forge a fruitful alliance for the betterment of children.

 


Musical show by Maple Bears of Heritage School Jammu


Musical show by Maple Bears of Heritage School Jammu
Fairness is not giving everything.............Fairness is giving what each needs.”
Keeping this noble thought in mind, the Maple Bears (LKG) of Heritage School presented a lively and captivating programme for their parents. Every child’s face was alight with enthusiasm and endearing smile showing the eagerness to perform on stage. It included Welcome Song, Jolly Rhymes, Show ‘n’ Tell and a power packed aerobic performance by the tiny tots to conclude the event. The parents enjoyed and applauded the efforts put in by their children.

 


Heritage School Celebrate Mouj (Moments of Unlimited Joy)


A Kindergarten Admission Fest, MOUJ-Moments of Unlimited Joy was held in Heritage School on Sunday 14th February 2016 with fervour and enthusiasm. The school grounds came alive with rainbow coloured buntings and balloons representing various skills within each child. The Fest began with the Principal’s welcome address followed by various Presentations, Healthcare tips, Jolly Phonics workshop and activities for children and their families. Heritage school has tied up with Education and Health International-EHI, an organisation based at Mumbai and specialising in continuous professional development of teachers, English language development, skill based curriculum, laying equal stress on health and maintaining completely child centred approach for holistic education. Mrs. Anju Mehta, Dir EHI, gave a presentation of the entire process corroborating it with testimonials of stakeholders – the parents. She was joined by Mrs. Suma Chacko, Vice President Language and Communication with EHI, with valuable inputs about English language development. The Presentation was followed by a Parenting Workshop on healthcare by Dr. Nidhi Gupta, Children’s health and Parenting expert with EHI. Amongst the visiting faculty was Mrs. Hema J.Chandra Founder Director of Word Masti Phonics and Grammar Institute, who holds a Cambridge International Diploma for Teachers and Trainers from the university of Cambridge, CIE,UK. She has been teaching Jolly Phonics since 2005 and is one of the key trainers of India listed on UK’s website. She held an Interactive Session with the parents explaining the concepts of Jolly Phonics earlier she held two workshops for teachers of Pre Primary and Primary of Heritage School on 12th and 13th February, second phase in the series of workshops. The first phase who held in the month of February 2015. While the Amphi Theatre of the school echoed with the excited laughter of children enjoying colouring activities , the other part of the school grounds witnessed dream castles coming up as the entire family participated in ‘making your sand castle’ activity. The activities conducted were aimed at making the entire Heritage family participate as a team. The same thought was emphasised when prizes were given away to the families displaying co-ordination in sand castle activity and in various other light hearted activities such as being dressed up in the same colour, carrying their family photograph, etc. Apart from the parents, the other dignitaries who attended the Fest were the very distinguished Mrs. Mamta Singh, W/O Dr. Nirmal Singh, Mrs. Vidya Ilango, Special Educator from Delhi and heads of various Pre Primary Schools of Jammu. The Fest concluded with the vote of thanks by the Headmistress.


Heritage School, Jammu Conducts Jolly Phonics Grammar Workshop


As a part of Kindergarten Admission Fest - MOUJ, Moments of Unlimited Joy, Heritage School, Jammu organised Jolly Phonics Grammar Workshop for staff members of the Pre Primary and Primary.

Ms. Hema J. Chandra, Director, Word Masti Phonics, Mumbai, held her second workshop in the school. It helped the teachers hone their skills in phonics and basic grammar.

The unique resources used by Masti Phonics were of great value to the staff.

Students of Heritage School won accolades for their excellent performance in Interschool Singing Competition “ Sur Sangam “


Students of Heritage School won accolades for their excellent performance in Interschool Singing Competition “ Sur Sangam “ hosted by K.C. International School on 5th Dec .15. On compilation of marks earned in different categories Heritage School bagged 2nd position. There were three categories of competition - Group Song Junior, Group Song Senior and Solo Song. Heritageans clinched 1st position in group song (junior), 3rd position in group song senior as well as solo song category. The participating team comprised of – Arush Gupta, Reyan Taj, Saksham Gupta, Kriti Mahajan, Preesha Singh, Parul Sahni and Avni Sharma ( Junior group), Shivansh Ganjoo, Eshaan Joshi, Vaibhav Sharma, Yashna Gupta, Anveksha Sharma, Pragati Gupta, Vibhuti Mahajan, Jaismine Kour (Senior group) and Shivansh Ganjoo (Solo song).
The Principal Mr. Jagadish Singh Dhami lauded the efforts of the team and congratulated them on their remarkable performance.

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Young Artists of Heritage School Receive Accolades at National Level


Three posters designed by the students of Heritage School-Ariha Dabgotra , Mrinal Raina of class IX & Insiya Verma of class VI have been selected for the National Level Competition.
The art competition was organized by Paryavaran Mitra an enterprise of WWF India during the month of July. Out of eight entries from Heritage School, three posters qualified for National Level competition. The award winning posters were displayed in Science Express which travels to various cities of the country.
A team of students from Heritage school visited the Science Express on 19th November 2015 and also participated in poster making competition on the topic ‘Climate Change’.

Inter School Competition


The tiny tots of Heritage School Atharva Dabgotra (Class III) , Ananya Gupta (Class III), Ebbadatt Singh (Class II) , Saina Singh (CLass II) ,Vedhansi Jandiyal (UKG) ,Prabhjeet Kour (UKG) ,Rajveer Singh (LKG) & Ojasvi (Nursery) impressed everyone by their stellar performance in Inter school Competition organized by The First Step –Pre Primary School, on 27th Nov’15 posing for a photograph with The Principal, Mr. Jagdish Singh Dhami and Guide Teachers. In the various categories of the competition which included Poetry Recitation, Story Telling, Show & Tell and Debate Competition, the Heritageans bagged a total of 8 top positions. The Principal & the staff lauded the efforts of the young Heritageans.

Heritage School Science Project wins 3rd position at STEM Symposium in Delhi


It was a proud moment for Heritage school when 5 Science Projects of the School were shortlisted for Science Exhibition held at Sri Venkateshwar International School, Dwarka, New Delhi on 22nd November 2015. Science Project ‘Soil Moisture Sensor’ prepared by Sajjal Rana and Sparsh Jandial of class VIII bagged 3rd position.
The Science Exhibition was part of the science event, ‘STEM Symposium’ (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths) held at New Delhi under the aegis of EHI (Education & Health International).
The endeavour of this event was to promote interest in Science and its methodologies amongst the young generation and to get them motivated through interaction with fellow students as well as leading scientists and professionals. STEM Symposium is an annual event and school students from NCR and far off states of India participate in this event.
The event was judged by Dr. Henry Throop from NASA and Dr. Makrand Hastak from Purdue University. Prof Prabir K Bagchi, Vice Chancellor SRM University was the Key Note Speaker of the event.

2nd position in State Level Quiz Competition


Sparsh Jandial and Namit Mahajan of Class VIII of Heritage school, who won 2nd position in State Level Quiz Competition ‘ Bharat Ko Jano’ conducted under the aegis of Bharat Vikas Parishad at Guru Harkrishan Public School on 21st Nov. 2015, posing for a photograph with the Principal, Mr. Jagadish Singh Dhami & the Cultural Activities Incharge Mrs. Pooja Khanna. The Principal and the staff congratulated Sparsh and Namit on their stellar performance.

Painting competition on Hertitage week

Young Artists of Heritage School Receive Accolades at National Level

Three posters designed by the students of Heritage School-Ariha Dabgotra , Mrinal Raina of class IX & Insiya Verma of class VI have been selected for the National Level Competition.
The art competition was organized by Paryavaran Mitra an enterprise of WWF India during the month of July. Out of eight entries from Heritage School, three posters qualified for National Level competition. The award winning posters were displayed in Science Express which travels to various cities of the country.
A team of students from Heritage school visited the Science Express on 19th November 2015 and also participated in poster making competition on the topic ‘Climate Change’.

HERITAGE SCHOOL – PRIMARY WING –CELEBRATES CHILDREN’S DAY AND DIWALI

Heritage School celebrated Children’s’ Day and Diwali on Monday, 9th Nov., with much zeal and enthusiasm. The school echoed with children’s laughter and brightened the otherwise cold, gloomy day.

Little toddlers of Pre-primary symbolically began the day with sapling plantation to mark a new beginning of good over evil followed by making Rangoli and decorating it with diyas. To further sensitize them to the significance of the festival they were shown a short animation film which was received with bright and beaming faces accompanied with continuous applause and laughter.

In the Primary Wing, some teachers dressed as students, pirouetted and frolicked to a medley of foot-tapping numbers belted out by a teacher-choir. Thereafter the Headmistress performed the Lakshmi Pooja to mark the beginning of Diwali celebrations and addressed the gathering. The children were asked to avoid crackers and enjoy Diwali with diyas and sweets. The Senior Wing of the school was also unanimously enthused with a spirit of festivals as it was a celebration of two events – Diwali and Children’s’ Day.

The teachers organized a Special Assembly and the programme began with the mellifluous rendition of Ram Bhajan filling the atmosphere with a pious songs. This was followed by a medley of songs and solo performances presented by the teachers.

The Principal addressed the gathering and wished everyone a safe Diwali. He also extended his wishes for Children’s Day. The day’s activities culminated with the distribution of sweets.


Heritage School organizes Nursery Bonanza

Students of Honey Bears’ section (Nursery) of Heritage school Jammu organized a programme “Honey Bears day Out” for the parents showcasing play-way methods of learning like Show-n-Tell, Karadi Tales, Jolly phonics and a peppy fusion song which was a medley of songs being done by them in their classes during the daily curriculum.

The tiny toddlers had put up the show for the parents highlighting few activities that they enjoy in the class. They did a wonderful ‘Show- n-tell’ activity on vegetables, fruits & body parts.

There was a lovely group dance put up by them on Karadi Tales highlighting unity among diversity. Karadi means ‘bear’ in Tamil. It is basically stories in the form of rhymes.

Next, they presented few fusion songs which they do regularly in their class. They event culminated with Jolly Phonic songs that they enjoyed with lot of vigour and actions. Their smiles lighted the event like thousand stars brightening the sky.


State Level Chess Championship

Avni Gupta, Ayush Gupta and Dhiren Sambyal of Heritage School who brought laurels to the institution by their exemplary performance in State Level Chess Championship organized by All J&K Chess Association at Srinagar from 17th Oct. to 20th Oct. 2015, posing for a photograph with the Principal, Sports Co-ordinator and the coach. Avni and Ayush bagged the 1st position in u-14 girls and u-10 boys category respectively. Dhiren Sambyal won 2nd position in u-17 boys category. The winners were felicitated by the Principal, Mr. Jagadish Singh Dhami who lauded the team for their efforts and bringing glory to school.


Heritageans The City Champs of Bournvita Quiz contest

Sajjal Rana and Sparsh Jandial of class VIII, lifted the City Champ Trophy of Bournvita Quiz contest held at Jammu University on 19th Oct. 2015

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All top schools of Jammu city participated in the preliminary round out of which six teams qualified for the stage round in which the team from Heritage School clinched the 1st position, thus qualifying for the semi-final round in which they representes the J&K state. Results of semi-finals, which will be declared soon, will determine the teams which will participate in the T.V. final round which will be aired on television.

The Principal and the staff congratulated the jubilant team at their success and wished them good luck for their future endeavours.


Five Day Adventure Camp Conclude at Heritage School


A thrilling Adventure Camp was organized in Heritage School campus from 25th  Oct. 2015 to 29th Oct. 2015 for the students of Kindergarten & classes I – VI.
It has always been a persistent endeavour of the school to provide something different to the children both in the fields of academics and extracurricular activities to foster their holistic development.
The Adventure Camp was exclusively designed for the school students to make them more competitive, focus on team spirit , developing courage and a “never give up attitude”   because if exposed to such programmes in their formative years they become psychologically and physically stronger and more confident.
The tiny tots of Kindergarten attended a day camp on 25th Oct. and students of classes I & II attended the day camp on 26th  Oct., whereas the students of classes III - VI  had a wonderful experience of overnight adventure camp on 27th & 28th Oct.
Students participated in various group activities such as Water Zorbing, Body Zorbing, Burma Bridge, Double Troubles, Rope Climbing, Tug of War, Tarzen Swing, Water collection Australian Trolley etc. The item which the children really enjoyed was the Treasure Hunt wherein they had to search for a specific target with the help of different clues.  Other highlights of the camp were the bon-fire and yoga classes.
Over 800 students participated in the camp which concluded in the evening of 29th Oct.
The young participants showed great of excitement and enthusiasm in taking the physical as well as psychological challenges. It was an experience students are likely to remember for a long time.

Heritageans swim to the glory in Inter District competition


Heritageans established their prowess in swimming during the Inter District Swimming competition organized by Youth Services & Sports on 19th & 20th Oct. 2015. by winning a total of 13 Gold and 4 Silver Medals.

The Gold Medal winners were Manu Kabra (200 mts. free style & 400 mt. free style), Aamil (100 mts. & 200 mts. back stroke, Arjun Singh (50 mts., 100 mts, & 200 mts. Breast stroke), Komal Chadda (200 mts. free style, Mitali Gupta who won a Gold Medal in 200 mts free style and Silver Medal in 400 mts. free style,Silver Medal winners were Daniyal Kabir (50 mts. free style, Sarah Gandotra (50 mts. back stroke and 100 mts. back stroke). The Principal and the staff lauded the team at their remarkable success and wished them good luck for their future endeavours.

Scouts and Guides ‘Parvesh Camp’ concludes at Heritage School Tournament


Scouts and Guides ‘Parvesh Camp’ was organized in Heritage School, Jammu, on 19th and 20th Nov. 2015. Over 100 students from classes V to IX participated in this camp.

Sr. Harcharan Singh, Mr. K.L. Sharma and Mrs. Manjeet Kour trained the students for the ‘Pratham Sopan’ and ‘Kamal Pankh’.

During the two day camp the recruits were acquainted with the history of Scouts and Guides movement, Cub motto, Cub promise and Cub greeting. Cubs were also taught about the fine points related to their personal hygiene, well being and good manners. They were given information about world flag, BSG flag and also taught the flag song and BSG prayer. All the participants displayed incessant vigour and vitality during the camp.

Heritage School shines in Inter District Basketball Tournament


Heritageans represented Jammu District in Inter District Basketball Tournament in the categories U-14 Boys, U-14 & U-17 Girls. The Tournament was held at M.A. Stadium on 14th & 15th Oct. 2015.

Heritage students won a gold medal in all three categories. The winning students were Samarjeet Singh & Jatin Sharma (U-14 Boys), Tamanna, Jhanvi Sharma, Vidhi Khajuria and Nimisha participated in U-17 gives category. Swati Chopra, Vanshita Jamwal, Ananya Raina and Apra Sharma represented the school in U-14 category.

The Principal, Sh. Jagadish Singh Dhami, applauded the basketball players on their achievement and complimented them on bringing laurels to the school.

Heritage wins 3rd position in National Level WWF Quiz



Sparsh Jandial and Sajjal Rana, Class VIII students of Heritage school brought National Level fame and recognition to their School by bagging 3rd position in National level Wild Wisdom Quiz organized by WWF India at Delhi on 7th Oct. 2015.

15 teams across the country participated in the finals and Heritage School representing the state of J&K clinched the 3rd position. 1st and 2nd positions were bagged by teams from Tamil Nadu & Andhra Pradesh. The top 3 final teams were awarded with an Adventure trip to Shiroai near Manali.

The Principal and the staff congratulate Sparsh and Sajjal on their stupendous success.

Heritagean Teacher awarded Global Teacher Accreditation by British Council


Ms.Anuriti Bhargava , PGT of Heritage School has been awarded Global teacher Accreditation Award 2015 by the British Council. The British Council is the United Kingdom's international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. Teacher’s Professional Development is one of the key strands of the Connecting Classrooms Programme pan World. The British Council recognises the value of new research facilitating education in innovative ways to benefit the students. It applauded the efforts put in by Anuriti and the school to work in this direction thereby enriching the teaching–learning process.

The Principal, Mr Jagadish Singh Dhami congratulated Ms Anuriti Bhargava for her efforts for the growth of the school.

Heritageans Shine in National Level Debate & Essay Writing Competition.


The students of Heritage School brought laurels to the school by virtue of their remarkable performance in various National & International Level Competitions.

Asseess Kour, Akshaj Rohmetra and Ayush Mahajan participated in 26th Frank Goldsteim Memorial Cambridge Pattern Debate in Yadvindra Public School, Patiala, held on 8th & 9th Oct, 2015. Around 20 teams from various renowned institutions of the country participated in the event. The performance of Heritage School was highly appreciated.

Earlier in the month of September Rupanshu Soi, a prodigy of Std. XI (Science Stream) of Heritage School, made it to the finals of the On the Spot All-India Essay Writing Competition, on topic ‘Gender equality is the only way forward,’ organized by ‘Nanhi Chhaan’ on 28th & 29th of September at Delhi. Rupanshu Soi, was one of the top 14 finalists who shared the stage for the group Discussion Round with students of elite schools viz. Welhams and Doon School, Dehradun; Mayo College, Ajmer, Bishop Cotton, Bangalore, DPS,Delhi and Bokaro, Vasant Valley New Delhi, Scindia School, Gwalior, St. Micheal, Patna to name a few. Rupanshu’s essay was highly commended by the organizers. He was gifted Apple i-pad and a week long personality development workshop at NIIT Neemrana, Alwar Rajasthan.

Heritage School Boys (U-14) Handball team


Heritage School Boys (U-14) Handball team who brought laurels to the school by winning a bronze medal in CBSE Cluster Handball Tournament held at Mohali (Punjab) from 26th Sept. 2015 to 28th Sept. 2015, posing for a photograph with the Principal, the Sports Co-ordinator and the Coach. The team comprised of Pratayksh Mahajan, Nishant Khajuria, Aman Choudhary, Agrim Sharma, Ritvik Anand, Divyansh Slathia, Akshat Kohli, Achintya Khajuria, Sujal Badyal, Moksh Gupta and Tarundeep Singh. The Principal & the staff congratulated the Sports Department on their stupendous success.

Heritageans excel in Inter School Swimming Competition


The students of the Heritage School brought laurels to the school by their stupendous performance in Inter School Swimming Competition held at Jodhamal Public School from 14th September to 16th September 2015 The Heritage Swimming team won a total of 29 Medals which included 11 Gold, 9 Silver and 9 Bronze medals. The Medal winning students were Manu Kabra, Aamil, Daniyal Kabir, Adit Vaid, Neel Bhan, Arjun Singh, Aaron Vaid, Mehar Malik, Komal Kaur Chadha, Sarah Gandotra, Shaqura Kabir and Mitali Gupta. The Principal Mr. Jagadish singh Dhami and the staff congratulated the team and the coach on their stellar performance and wished them luck for their future endeavours.

 

Heritage School Organizes Inter-House Vocal & Instrumental Competition


Inter House Vocal & instrumental Competitions were held at Heritage school. These competitions are on integral part of the school curriculum as they provide an opportunity to students explore their innate talents as well as to display their musical abilities. Students of classes VI to VIII mesmerized the audience with their skillful play of various instruments like flute, Casio, guitar and tabla. Participants of vocal competition from classes IX to XI garnered thunderous applause from the gathering as they captivated everyone with their mellifluous rendition of popular songs. The esteemed judges on the occasion were Mr. Narjeet Singh and Mr. Rakesh Malhotra who were highly impressed with the performance of the students. Participants were profusely complimented by the judges on their stellar performance. They also gave the participants valuable tips and suggestion to achieve perfection. The winners of Instrumental competition were : Vedant Gupta who clinched 1st position, Saday Samnotra and Arshia Gupta won 2nd position and Divesh Puri bagged 3rd position. Shivansh Ganjoo was adjudged as the best singer, Poorvi Verma won 2nd position and Apoorva Magotra won 3rd position. Overall winners of the competition were Culture House in Instrumental Event and Dignity in Vocal Music. The Principal, Mr. Jagadish Singh Dhami felicitated the esteemed Judges and expressed his gratitude to them for giving their valuable time to the school. He congratulated the winning teams and appreciated the hard work put in by the students and teachers.

 

Heritage School shines in Inter-School Swimming Competition

Heritageans exhibited their prowess in Swimming by bagging 6 medals in Inter School Swimming Competitions held at K.C. Public School. Boys (U – 12 yrs) team won a bronze medal in 4 x 50 mts free style relay race, U-15 yrs. Boys team won a silver medal and U-14 Girls team clinched a Bronze medal in free style relay race. In individual events Manu Kabra won silver medal in 800 mts. free style, bronze medal was won by Abhijan Mahajan in 50 mts. free style and Karan Raj Kalra clinched a bronze medal in 100 mts. free style. The Principal and the staff congratulated the coach and the team on their stupendous success and wished them good luck for their future endeavours.

 

Heritage School wins Silver medal in Handball Tournament

Heritage School Handball team clinched a silver medal in Inter District Handball Tournament organized by Youth Services & Sports, Jammu, from 21st August to 23rd August 2015 at Udhampur. The team members Tarundeep Singh, Aman Choudhary, Nishant Khajuria, Achintya Khajuria and Ritvik Anand posing for a photograph with the Principal, Sports Co-ordinator and the coach. The Principal, Mr. Jagadish Singh Dhami and the staff congratulated the team on their success and wished them good luck for their future endeavours

 

HERITAGE WINS 1ST POSITION AT STATE LEVEL WWF QUIZ COMPETITION

SPARSH JANDIAL and SAJJAL RANA of Heritage School bagged 1st position in ‘The Wild Wisdom Quiz- State Round’ held on 28th August 2015 at Millennium School, Amritsar. Around 25 distinguished schools from Punjab and J&K participated in the Quiz. The competition was conducted under the ageis of WWF International which is one of the largest and most respected independent conservation organizations. Keeping in tune with the United Nations declaration of 2015 as the ‘The International Year of the Soil’ this year’s quiz highlighted the importance and conservation of soil. Heritage School has qualified for the National Level round to be held on 7th October 2015, at New Delhi. The Principal and the staff congratulated Sparsh and Sajjal on their stupendous success and wished them luck for their future endeavors.

 

Heritage School hosts Bharatnatyam Dance Recital

Padmashree Geeta Chandran, a celebrated artist of Indian classical dance Bharatnatyam gave a lecture cum dance demonstration at Heritage School on 27th August 2015, which was the concluding session of her 4 day session with schools. For last few days she has been visiting schools in Jammu city under the aegis of the Spic Macay – an eminent national level organization known for proliferating awareness about Indian classical forms in dance and music among the youth of India. The dance recital began with the auspicious ceremony of lamp lighting and the dignitaries present on the occasion were Dr. Sapna Sangra, co-ordinator of J&K chapter of SPIC MACAY and Dr. Seema Rohmetra, co-ordinator for Jammu region. All classical forms of art are an important source of not only aesthetic values but also enhance values of life, mind, soul and spirituality. It is the awareness of these values which the cultural organization of Spic Macay envisions and aims to spread through our heritage of classical music and dance amongst the youth of today. Padmashree Geeta Chandran captivated the eager audience with her enthralling performances which were punctuated with her verbal explanations of three major tenets of classicism, namely bhawa, raga and taal which is also the genesis of the term ‘Bharatnatyam’. Her dance performances which were highly emotive and engaging were based on classical themes mainly related to Lord Shiva & Krishna. She was ably supported by a highly talented team of artistes with K. Venkateshwar as the lead vocalist, S. Shankar on Mridangam and Rohit Prasanna on flute and her disciple, Ms. Radhika, on nattuvangam, who also gave a graceful dance performance. An interactive session was also held during which the ebullient students asked questions to the danseuse who most patiently answered the queries of the students with all the grace. A few students also got the opportunity to share the stage with Padmashree Geeta Chandran and it was a moment which would be etched in their memories for long. The Vice-Principal, Dr., Gautam Guha expressed his gratitude to Padmashree Geeta Chandran for providing the Heritageans the opportunity to experience the richness of beauty of Indian classical dance forms. He also opined that there was a dire need of exposing our young generation to such classical forms for them to make better choices for learning in life.

 

HERITAGE SCHOOL CONDUCTS JUNIOR SECTION’S MAIDEN INVESTITURE CEREMONY

It is rightly said, leaders are not born they are made. The eagerly awaited maiden ‘Investiture Ceremony’ of the junior section Heritage School for the academic session 2015-16 was unveiled on 22nd August 2015 breaking new grounds and creating history of its own time. There was an aura of expectancy as the day proved fruitful to see the beaming faces displaying the gesture to prove their worth. The occasion was cherished by the distinguished parents of the elected Student Council members. It commenced with the lighting of the lamp by The Principal & The Staff Executive Council. The students performed Saraswati Vandana. The I/C. Academics then administered the oath of office to the School Prefects & House Prefects respectively. It was followed by pipping of the Council Members by the Headmistress, who adorned the badges to Asbah Alam Buch (classV) & Simridhi Singh (class V) as Junior School Prefects. Thereafter, Preesha Singh, Ayush Kher, Divyanshi Singh, Aarush Gupta, Saavvi Kapoor, Reyan Taj, Aayati Mahajan & Himank Nayyer the Junior House Prefects of the four Houses accepted the badges of responsibilities from their respective Housemistresses. It was a sight to savour and newly appointed office bearers looked spirited with confidence and pride donning their badges. The students vouched that they would do their best to carry out their duties diligently. The Principal addressed the august gathering by congratulating the office bearers and explained the importance of their task so that they could bring laurels to the school. He opined that students of today are the visionaries and torch bearers of tomorrow, so it is essential to develop responsible human beings with leadership qualities. He enthused the young leaders to uphold the values of the school and to keep the school flag fly high while discharging their duties with honestly and impartiality. He expressed his faith in the ability of newly elected Prefectorial Board whom he hoped will take Heritage to new heights and glory. I/C. Admin. gave the vote of thanks wherein she congratulated the parents of the newly invested Junior School Council members . The programme came to a close with the school song.

 

Heritage Celebrates Independence Day

On the eve of Independence Day, various programmes were organized in Heritage School. The festivities were held with great patriotic fervor. In the Morning Assembly glowing tributes were paid to the freedom fighters who suffered untold miseries to free the nation. The choir presented melodious songs and the song ‘Rang de basanti chola’ echoed in the school premises. Students did role play of prominent freedom fighters whose sacrifices made it possible that we could breathe this day. Story telling session was held in KG. Wing , wherein the Tiny Tots were narrated heroic tales of freedom fighters and many had come dressed as Rani lakshmi Bai , Bhagat Singh , Gandhiji, Jawaharlal Nehru etc. They had also brought tri-colour sandwiches and each section of a class was dressed in one colour of the national flag. The preceding week witnessed classroom activities based on the value of patriotism and it culminated in a special assembly on Friday 14th August highlighting the values once again. Later in the day Hindi One Act Play and English One Act Play competitions were held for senior wing in which students highlighted various social and political issues which are eating away the very roots of our nation. Everyone was impressed with the histrionic skills of the students who garnered thunderous applause for their extraordinary performance. In his address to the students, the Principal, Mr. Jagadish Singh Dhami stressed on the importance of the day and motivated students to follow the ideals of our freedom fighters and to cherish the valuable gift of freedom which was a result of innumerable sacrifices. He also exhorted the students to feel proud of their nation and aspire to further heighten the glory of the mother land.

 

HERITAGE SKATES INTO GLORY

The young talented skaters of Heritage school shone in Roller Skating State Championship 2015 and won laurels for the school. The Championship organized by Jammu and Kashmir Roller Skating Association from 21st July to 26th July at Pir Kho Skating Rink. Vartika Anand (class 3rd), Shaurya Sambyal (class 3rd) and Vanshdeep Kotwal (class 5th) were over all speed champions. In Roller Hockey Junior Category Girls bagged the Gold whereas in Roller Hockey Sub-Junior category Boys bagged the Silver. Jubilant school team won 16 Gold, 17 Silver and 7 Bronze medals. Mr. Jagadish Singh Dhami, the Principal lauded the efforts by the students the coach and the sports deptt.

 

Heritage ‘Joins The Roar’

On the ‘International Tiger Day’ a variety of activities and programmes were carried out by Heritage School on the 29th July 2015 to promote the cause of ‘Save our Tigers’ an initiative of NDTV and Aircel. NDTV started this campaign in 2010 and since then have been actively promoting the cause. Heritage School has always been a vigorous participant and promoter of the campaign. A special Morning Assembly was conducted in which students read out articles and stirring poems to motivate all to become sensitive to the cause especially the youth as they are the future stakeholder of the country. After the morning assembly cycle rally was flagged off by the Principal Mr. Jagadish Singh from the school at 08:30 a.m. and 50 young cyclists reached Wave Mall where they distributed pamphlets and sensitized the crowds about the need to protect the golden beast. Another group of students from the school went to Gole market where they took a march carrying pamphlets, placards urging the youth and the concerned citizens to understand the importance of tigers in forest ecosystem and how it affects the humans. School will be carrying out a series of programmes in the coming days to further rally and voice against the dark future of the Indian Tiger.

 

J.M.C. organizes Quiz Competition at Heritage school

Heritage School under the aegis of Muncipal Corporation, Jammu, conducted a Quiz competition to propagate the message of Swachh Bharat Mission – A Dream project of Hon. Prime Minister Shri. Narender Modi. Municipal Corporation Jammu is taking forward this awareness campaign under the able stewardship of Hon’ble Dy. C.M. Dr. Nirmal Singh & Mr. Soujanya Sharma, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation Jammu ; and in this pursuit various programmes are being organized by J.M.C. Heritage School had the honour of being first school in the city to join hands with J.M.C. to propagate the mission and this quiz competition was a step ahead in this direction. On this occasion Hon’ble Dy. C.M. Dr. Nirmal Singh was the Chief Guest and Mr. Soujanya Sharma, Commissioner J.M.C. , was the Guest of Honour. The quiz was conducted under the able guidance of Mr. Soujanya Sharma who is the convenor of the SWACHH BHARAT ABHIYAN. Four teams comprising of 3 members each participated in the competition. There were four rounds and each round comprised of four questions for every team. 1st prize was won by Chavvi Gupta, Vasit Khajuria and Sushain Abrol who were awarded with the trophy and the cash prize of Rs. 3000/- 2nd prize was won by Smridhi Mahajan, Mrinal Raina and Divyanshu Saini who were awarded with the trophy and the cash prize of Rs. 2000/- 3rd prize was won by Bhavya Kapoor, Ruhi Khajuria and Karan Pangotra who were awarded with the trophy and the cash prize of Rs. 1000/- The hon’be Dy. Chief Minister, who is an eminent educationist and a visionary, in his address to the students exhorted them to become active participants of the mission. He opined that the involvement of the youth is of paramount importance as they are the future of the country. He expressed his belief that for every campaign to be successful support of the masses is essential.He appreciated the initiative taken by the school in promoting and supporting the campaign.

 

EHI’s Academic and Medical Rendezvous at Heritage School Jammu

EHI conducted a three day programme – ‘Academic and Medical Rendezvous’ from 15th to 17th July at Heritage School Jammu. While academic part, conducted by Ms Anju Mehta included training of teachers on Classroom transactions and using of compatible tools, the health part was conducted by Dr Nidhi Gupta Singh. This entailed general medical check ups of all the kindergarten children conducted by the Doctor. This was followed by a workshop on general healthcare tips and protection from common diseases. Dr Nidhi Gupta talked about fungal infections, scabies and their treatment. She enlightened the parents on ENT problems, coughs and colds, most importantly, how to understand problems like Autism, Dyslexia and ADHD. She talked about the commonly found problems like flat-feet, knocked knees,etc. Lastly, Dr Singh touched upon the aspects of different kinds of abuse.The session ended with a movie on protection against abuse as an awareness campaign for all stakeholders in a child’s healthy growth and development. The workshop was a huge success as the parents who attended it found it extremely enriching.

 

HERITAGEANS SHINE IN U/14 BASKET BALL TOURNAMENT

Heritage School U/14 Girls team Clinched gold in Inter School Handball Tournament held at M.A.Stadium Jammu, organized by Youth Service and Sports held on 9th June 2015. Posing for photograph with Vice Principal, Sports Co-ordinator & Coach.

 

HERITAGEANS SHINE IN U/14 HAND BALL TOURNAMENT

Heritage School U/14 Boys team Clinched gold in Inter School Handball Tournament held at prade ground jammu, organized by Youth Service and Sports held on 29th & 30th May 2015. Posing for photograph with Vice Principal, Sports Co-ordinator & Coach.

 

STUDENT OF HERITAGE WON GOLD MEDAL IN INTER – SCHOOL ROLL BALL TOURNAMENT (U-14)

Akshita , Sanchita Gupta, Shivangi Gupta, Siman Balia & Harleen Kour of Heritage School who won Gold Medal in Inter – School Roll Ball Tournament (U-14) organized by Youth Service and Sports , jammu, on held on 25th & 26th May 2015, posing for a photograph with the Principal, the Sports Co-ordinator and the coach.

 

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE OF HERITAGE STUDENT IN CBSE SAHODAYA INTER SCHOOL KARATE TOURNAMENT, HELD ON 16th May

Sehajpal Singh of class 4TH B, Heritage School, who won a bronze medal in CBSE Sahodaya Inter School Karate Tournament, held on 16th May at J&K Public School, posing for a photograph with the Principal and the Coach.

 

HERITAGE CELEBRATES 6TH INVESTITURE CEREMONY

Heritage School Jammu held its 6th Investiture Ceremony, on Saturday, 23rd May, 2015 to mark the leadership qualities of its budding alumni. It was a festive occasion, where everyone was eager to witness the newly elected Student Council taking up their responsibilities of office.

Election for the Prefectorial Board always marks a significant beginning to the new session and this year the event was fortified by introduction of Electronic Voting System that ensured a very transparent process as well as quickened pace of result, which was certainly a breath of relief for all the aspiring candidates who were contesting the elections.

The occasion was solemnized in the presence of the august gathering of the distinguished parents of elected Student Council members. Nothing could outshine the resplendence on the faces of the democratically elected Student Council Members who stood on the stage beaming with pride and self confidence.

The Vice Principal administered the oath to the newly appointed Prefectorial Board. It was a solemn occasion for the council members who were all prepared to don the mantle of leadership and discharge the duties and responsibilities entrusted upon them by the school and took the pledge to work earnestly and the uphold the honour and glory of the institution.

Oath taking was followed by the pinning of badges. The Principal, Heritage School, pinned the badge on the shoulder of Manik Tripathi , the Head Boy, and Rhythm Babbar, the Head Girl. The Vice Head Boy, Pritpal Singh and the Vice Head Girl , Tanvi Raina were pipped by the Vice Principal. Captain Cultural activities Hermeet Kour and Sports Captain Nirbhayjeet Singh received their badges from Incharge Cultural Activities and Sports Co-ordinator respectively. The House Prefects and the Vice Prefects were invested into the office by their respective Housemistresses. It was a memorable occasion for the young leaders as they looked forward to a new eventful and enriching academic year.

In his address The Principal Mr. Jagadish Singh Dhami, congratulated the newly elected members of the student council and their parents. He opined that students of today are the visionaries and torch bearers of tomorrow, so it is essential to develop responsible human beings with leadership qualities. He enthused the young leaders to uphold the values of the school and to keep the school flag fly high while discharging their duties with honestly and impartiality.

He expressed his faith in the ability of newly elected Prefectorial Board whom he hoped will take Heritage to new heights and glory.

After the pipping and Oath taking ceremonies the Academic Coordinator (Senior Wing) proposed the vote of thanks. The programme came to a close with mellifluous rendition of the school song.

 

HERITAGE SCHOOL ORGANISES NATURE CAMP

The Heritage School Eco Club, under the aegis of WWF has organized a Nature Camp at Dudu, Basant Garh, for duration of 3 days.

A group of 40 students with teachers left for Dudu on 25th May 2015 and will camp there till 27th May 2015.

The aim of the camp is to spread awareness among students about conservation of ecology, sensitize them with the biodiversity of the region, as well as train them as environment saviors. On the 1st day of camp students will be taken to Mini hydro Power Project Gharat at Udhampur, followed by a visit to Chenani to observe farms and organic farming. They’ll also visit Sudh Mahadev, Gauri Kund and Mantalai to understand the concept of sacred groves and attaching religious values to natural resources and its impact on conservation of resources. On the following two days they’ll be visiting the local schools to learn the local culture, way of life of local people, traditional practices followed for ecological and economic sustainability. Students will be taken for nature walks in to the forest areas and wildlife sanctuaries to gain knowledge about local flora and fauna and medicinal plants found in the forest areas.

The Principal Mr. Jagadish Singh Dhami flagged off the “Nature Camp” excursion and wished them good luck and expressed hope that this camp will enrich them with new experiences and become mind sensitive towards their natural cover.

 

HERITAGE SCHOOL ORGANISES A WORKSHOP ON ‘ITEM DESIGNING’

In keeping with the tradition of continuous and comprehensive professional growth of staff in Heritage School, Jammu, two days of extensive workshops were organized in the school premises for the Co-Scholastic & Scholastic staff by educational experts Ms. Divya Kapoor (Faculty Mathematics) & Ms. Sunanda.S.Kumar (Faculty Science) from Ahlcon International School, New Delhi.

The educational experts, trained from Tata Consultancy Services during their interaction with the teachers emphasized the need to change with changing times and to evolve new planning and assessment methods and techniques in class-room teaching to cater to the requirements of 21st century students.

They discussed the importance of co-scholastic activities in developing the all round personality of the child and laid emphasis on careful planning of each activity for successful execution as well as accomplishing the desired outcome in terms of enhancing life skills.
During their communication with the academic staff, they reiterated the need for careful planning and inter disciplinary meeting to evolve a comprehensive pedagogy and to make teaching learning more effective.

The importance of a well designed question paper was highlighted and staff was effectively engaged in a range of activities to enhance their skills in setting a well balanced question paper so that it effectively assesses three domains of knowledge i.e. cognitive, affective & psycho motor.

Mrs. Vandana Jasrotia , The Headmistress, Heritage School gave the vote of thanks and assured that more such interactions and workshops will be conducted in future to enhance the teaching-learning methods of education as per the need of the hour.

 

HERITAGE SCHOOL ORGANIZES EXTEMPORE AND COOKING WITHOUT FIRE COMPETITION

On 14th May, Inter-House Extempore Competition and Cooking without Fire Competition were held at Heritage School, Jammu.

Inter-House Competitions make an integral part of Co-scholastic activities at Heritage School. The aim of these competitions is to provide a platform to students to showcase their talent in various fields and explore new areas of interest.

The students of classes VI- VIII offered a treat to eye as well as to taste buds through the competition ‘Cooking without Fire’.

The enthusiastic participants surprised everyone with their culinary talents by preparing dishes like fruit salad, sweet snacks, sandwiches etc. Tradition House bagged 1st position amongst students of ClassVI, Culture House was the winner amongst Class VII & VIII students.

While the students of Classes VI – VIII were busy displaying their culinary talents, students of Classes IX – XII were exhibiting their oratory skills in English Extempore Competition.
Participants surprised everyone with their impressive delivery and clarity of thought while speaking on topics like ‘TV commercials are a bad influence on youth’, ‘Boys should learn how to cook’, ‘Duties and responsibilities go hand in hand’, ‘ All that glitters are not gold’, ‘How to impress your parents’.

Shreya Sharma of Class XI won the 1st position, Ayushi Parmar of Class XI bagged 2nd position and 3rd position was won by Ojasvi of Class XI , Raghunandini Singh and Agrim Babbar of Class IX.
The Principal, Heritage School, Mr. Jagadish Singh Dhami congratulated the winners of the competition and complimented the teachers in-charge on the successful execution of the events.

 

HERITAGE SCHOOL JAMMU WELCOMES SPIC MACAY

A dance recital by renowned Kathak dancer Ms. Rani Khanam, under the aegis of Spic Macay, was staged at Heritage School Jammu.

‘Dance is the hidden language of the soul’ and is also considered an act of creation. All classical forms of art are an important source of not only aesthetic values but also life, mind, soul and spiritual values. It is the awareness of these values which the cultural organization of Spic Macay envisions and aims to spread through our Heritage of classical music and dance amongst the youth of today.

Vidushi Rani Khanam is one of the leading exponents of Lucknow Gharana of Kathak today. Our students have much to learn from her powerful technique of pure dance and the art of ‘abhinaya’ which were sheer bliss to behold and proved to be a great inspiration for the students in wanting to learn and emulate. As an important aspect of Visual and Performing Arts, as recognized by CBSE, dance is a prominent art form to be taught and assessed in schools.

In her vote of thanks, the secondary co-ordinator expressed dire need of exposing our young generation to such classical forms for them to make better choices for learning in life.

 

HERITAGE SCHOOL SYNTHESISES ‘FUN OF MATHEMATICS’ “JODO GYAN”.

Jodo Gyan, one of the premier NGOs in South East Asia, is an organization working to find workable solutions to the problems in classroom practices. The organization conducts in-service workshops, apart from designing, producing, and procuring low cost teaching and learning materials (TLMs), for promoting activity based education involving innovative methods in mathematics.

 Heritage School Jammu organized a workshop for its Primary Staff in order to further equip them for providing quality education to our children to enable them to embark on the path of inquiry based learning.

The workshop was conducted by an experienced resourse person from ‘Jodo Gyan’. The Premise of this enterprise and workshop was based on the fact that mathematical concepts are learnt in a process of communication between teachers and children, whose understanding are very different.

In his  welcome address the Vice Principal re-iterated his firm belief in the activity based teaching as the best way of learning by children.

The workshop concluded with vote of thanks by the Headmistress.

 

HERITAGE CELEBRATES ITS 11TH FOUNDER’S DAY

It was a day of festivities at Heritage School as it celebrated its 11th Founder’s Day.
It was a proud moment for the Management, Principal, staff and students, who were swelling with pride to see school coming such a long way since its inception in the year 2005. The occasion was even more significant as it was the culmination of 10 years of wondrous journey of committed hard work which saw the school scale new heights with every academic session. It was also the entry in the 11th year with the promise to take school to greater heights.
The Founders Day celebrations commenced with a special morning assembly in which the school choir enthralled everyone with melodious songs. A brief history of the school’s march to success was also read out in which the achievements of the school were highlighted.
The occasion also witnessed the students being awarded with All-Rounder’s Trophy for their scholastic and co-scholastic excellence. Parents of the winners of prestigious All Rounder’s Trophies in different classes for the session 2014-15 were also invited to grace the occasion. The proud winners of All Rounder’s trophy were:
Aarav Punj, Avilash Sawhney (Class I), Atharav Dabgotra, Arman Sharma (Class II), Amay Sharma, Stanzin Angmo Kalon (Class III), Aarush Gupta, Preesha Singh(Class IV), Arnuv Raina, Siman Balia (Class V), Danish Mehmood Choudhary, Anveksha Sharma (Class VI), Sparsh Jandial, Chhavi Gupta (Class VII), Agrim Babbar, Ariha Dabgotra (Class VIII), Prikshit Jamwal, Divyanshu Saini (Class IX).
On this momentous occasion Legacy House and Culture House were presented with the Best House Trophy in Co-curricular activities in the Junior wing and Senior wing respectively.
In his address the Principal, Heritage School, applauded the Legacy and Culture House students for winning the Best House Trophy and congratulated the winners of the All Rounder’s Trophy. He exhorted the students to take up challenges and be sensitive to changes and developments around them so that they always have an edge in this world of stiff competition. He also elaborated on importance of competition and will to succeed. He advised them to have positive role models from whom they can draw inspiration and aspire to carve a niche for themselves in society.
He also extended his gratitude to the parents for their unstinted support and contribution in helping the school realize its goals and mission.
The programme came to a close by reverential rendition of the school song.

 

HERITAGE SCHOOL JOINS THE VISION OF EARTH HOUR


"Education without educating mind and heart is no education"

On the occasion of Earth Hour 60+ , which is organized worldwide , an enthralling performance was displayed by young and budding Heritageans in the Wave mall that completely captivated and mesmerised the entire audience.
The children of Heritage school presented orchestra cum choir with a medley of songs reaching a crescendo with “We are the World” signifying the vision of Earth Hour, to demand action on climate change, as one world .They also presented a Nukkad play on energy conservation and a group dance celebrating life. Audience quiz at the end of the programme by Ms. Sukhbir Kaur, in-charge WWF activities in Heritage school, generated an enthusiastic response and gave the required impetus to the awareness for Earth Hour. The vast foyer of the Wave Mall was transcended when at 08.30 a.m. lights were switched off as a symbolic gesture for a minute , illuminated only by 60 candle diyas.
The school was declared a Green School in 2011 and was one of the two schools to represent India, and the only school in Jammu, to represent India at COP 11 in Durban, to attend the International Conference on climate change. In  keeping with its commitment to conserve energy the school has continued its endeavour to strive towards this goal. Almost 50 students participated in the programme guided and superbly supported by Mr Sham Bhardwaj, Mr Anish Mattoo, Mrs Jyoti Gupta,  Shalini Sharma, Mr. Darbari Lal, Mr Anoop Gupta,  Mrs Gazala Ashraf, Mr Shabaz Khan and Mr Anil Kumar.
The Chief Guest Mr. Saujanya Sharma, KAS , Municipal Commissioner, Jammu, enlightened the gathering with his inspiring speech highlighting the importance of conserving our natural resources and in particular conserving electricity which is of major importance in national growth.  The chief guest was accompanied by his wife Mrs Madhavi Sharma, a multifaceted media personality in her own right.
The programme was conducted under the flagship of WWF guided by Dr. C M Seth, chairman WWF, Jammu region. He presented mementos to Mr. Saujanya Sharma, the Chief Guest, Mr Jagdish Singh Dhami, Principal, Heritage School and Mr B S Soodan, event co-ordinator,wave mall. He conveyed his appreciation and gratitude to Heritage School for its enthusiastic response in joining hands for the great cause.

 

 

HERITAGE SCHOOL JAMMU ORGANISES JOLLY PHONICS INTENSIVE PROFESSIONAL TRAINING WORKSHOP

A two day professional training workshop of Jolly Phonics is being organized for the first time in Jammu on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th March 2015 for the Pre Primary and Primary staff of Heritage School Jammu by Mrs. Hema Jayant Chandra, UK’s certified and authorized Jolly Phonics trainer in India and founder director of ‘Word Masti Phonics & Grammar Institute’. She is one of the three key master trainers for Jolly Phonics in India.
Jolly Phonics is a funfilled, child centered approach to literacy for LKG & UKG levels, through synthetic teaching methods for reading and writing. It is a thorough foundation for phonics, grammar, spellings, punctuation and support training.
Jolly phonics teaches children the 42 letter sounds of the letters of English alphabet, not in the same sequence as being taught in the conventional method but in seven different groups. The children then blend the sounds together to form words. As they learn the sounds, the teacher traces the letter names and has the children trace in the air with their fingers. The training includes teaching methodologies for 42 Jolly sounds, stories and actions, letter formation, blending and segmenting, identifying sounds in words, tricky words, diagraphs, dipthongs, phonic rules, independent writings, curriculum planning, implementing, assessing and evaluating.
Children who receive instructions in Jolly Phonics before entering formal school (class 1) have proven to be far more prepared to learn reading and writing than those who have received no instruction at all.
Introduction of Jolly Phonics is an important addition to the tie-up of the Pre-Primary area of Heritage School with the Education & Health International (EHI) curriculum being adopted with effect from session 2015-16.

 

HERITAGE BUZZES WITH ACTIVITY

Heritage School Jammu organized a four day workshop as a step towards empowering the Pre-Primary section of school. To mark the turn of a decade of excellence, the school has collaborated with Education and Health International (EHI), an organization which provides a platform for capacity building of educationists, to bring about a progressive change.
The resource person, Mrs. Anju Mehta, Director EHI, conducted workshops on 3rd, 4th , 6th and the 7th of March 2015 to discuss and impart innovative methods of creating and planning various activities to facilitate the children learning in various life skills.
They say 'Well Begun is Half done', thus with the school's Continuous Professional Development Programme, the tiny tots who walk into the portals of Heritage school will enjoy and will be endowed with the best Jammu has to offer towards a holistic growth of the child.

 

EHI WORKSHOP CONCLUDES AT HERITAGE SCHOOL

In Continuation with the Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation a workshop was organized in Heritage School by Orient Blackswan on 28th Feb. 2015. The workshop was conducted by an eminent educationist Mrs. Rohini Bhat who is M.A., M.Phil, B.Ed, and diploma in Special Education. She has been in the field of education since 20 years and has been conducting Language Training Programmes for professionals in IT, Industries and for South-East Asian students. She is a subject expert in on-line Tutoring Company. The workshop was held to incorporate the new Text books ‘Buzzword’ in the upcoming session for std. VI – VIII in order to enhance the four spheres of English language in the young learners. Teachers practiced various child-centric activities so that they could become part and parcel of the classroom teaching. The workshop was a fruitful interaction thereby learning different ways of dealing with curriculum to make teaching learning an innovative experience, hence, turning mirrors of life into windows of opportunities. At the end of workshop the Principal, Jagadish Singh Dhami of the school presented a memento to Mrs. Rohini Bhat.

 

HERITAGE SCHOOL ORGANIZES ANNUAL ATHLETIC MEET

Annual Athletic meet at Heritage School was held on 31st Jan. 2015 in the sprawling school playground.

School sported a festive look with coloured flags and decorations adorning the school ground, and students smartly dressed to showcase their talent on field.

The sports meet commenced with the hoisting of National Flag by the Principal, Mr. Jagadish Singh Dhami, the flag hoisting was followed by an impressive March Past by the Four Houses – Dignity, Tradition, Culture and Legacy.

After the March past and lighting of the sports lamp the Sports Meet was declared open by Mr. Jagadish Singh Dhami.

It was a day full of exciting athletic events in which each House tried to out-do the other in order to win the coveted Best House Sports Trophy.

The Hurdles and Relay Races were the star sporting events which had everyone cheering loudly motivating the racers.

It was also a day of celebration of excellence as the students who had excelled in the various athletic events were acknowledged in the awards ceremony with air vibrating with the loud cheers from the enthusiastic audience.

Dignity House won the Best Contingent Trophy and Ritwik Anand from Dignity House clinched the Best Contingent Commander Trophy. The coveted Best House Sports Trophy was bagged by Tradition House. In his address to the students the Principal, Heritage School, congratulated the winners on their remarkable performance. He also spoke on importance of games and sports in student life. He opined that to bring in the wholesome and balanced personality the importance of sports cannot be overlooked or ignored. He appreciated the efforts of Sports Department on putting up such a well organized and well executed event.

 

HERITAGIANS EXCELLED IN OPEN STATE BADMINTON CHAMPIONSHIP ORGANIZED BY J&K BADMINTON ASSOCIATION

Rajbir Singh and Pranjal Sharma of Heritage School Jammu who excelled in Open State Badminton Championship organized by J&K Badminton Association from 13th to 17th January, 2015 posing for a photograph with the Principal and the coach.
Rajbir Singh was the Runner-up in U-13 yrs. Doubles Championship and Pranjal Sharma was the winner in U-10 yrs Singles Championship held at State level and Runner-up in Singles Championship at District- Level.
The Principal and the staff congratulated them on their remarkable achievement and wished them good luck for their future endeavours.

 

HERITAGIANS STERLING PERFORMANCE IN INTER DISTRICT ROLL BALL TOURNAMENT

Heritageans Tanishq Salathia, Ritik Mahajan, Kartik Gupta, Ankit Gupta and Anav Sharma made the school proud by their sterling performance in Inter District Roll Ball Tournament organized by Youth Services and Sports on 17th Dec. 2014.

Ritik Mahajan and Tanishq Salathia bagged gold medal each in U-14 Boys category. In U-17 Boys Kartik Gupta and Ankit Gupta clinched silver medal and Anav Sharma won a gold medal in U-19 Boys.

The Principal and the staff congratulated the team and the coach on their remarkable achievement.

 

HERITAGE SCHOOL ACCREDITED WITH BRITISH COUNCIL, ISA

Heritage School has been accredited with the British Council International School Award (ISA) for the period of 2014-2017. Dr. Gautam Guha, Vice Principal and Mrs. Anuriti Bhargava ISA Coordinator represented the school in the ‘School Award Ceremony’ held on Dec 4, 2014 in a glittering function held at Kempinski Ambience Hotel, New Delhi.
The British Council International School Award, ISA, is a benchmark scheme that acknowledges the school’s continous effort in imbibing the spirit of global citizenship, sensitizing the child towards diversities and differences while enhancing his knowledge about the world around him. It aims at encouraging the students to have a wider perspective, develop a more tolerant attitude and to think at a global level because in this rapidly changing world the role and responsibility of educational institutions has increased manifold.
The Principal of the school, Mr. Jagadish Singh Dhami congratulated the students and the staff for their sterling contribution in accomplishment of this remarkable feat.

 

HERITAGE SCHOOL ORGANISES ‘WAKE UP JAMMU’ AWARENESS CAMPAIGN

‘Wake up Jammu’ – an awareness campaign was held at Heritage School on 28th Nov. 2014 under the aegis of District Election Office to sensitize and make the students aware of the importance of exercising the right to vote and motivate their parents to vote on 20th Dec. 2014 for the Assembly Election.
Mrs. Pallavi Chinya, Awareness Observer from Election Commission of India and Ms. Avni Lavasa, Asstt. Returning Officer, Gandhi Nagar, visited the school on 28th Nov. 2014 and addressed the students as part of the awareness campaign.
Ms. Pallavi Chinya told the children to encourage their parents to cast their votes on 20th Dec. 2014 because exercising the right to vote is one’s duty towards one’ nation. It is a powerful tool in the hands of the common man to change the destiny of his nation.
Ms. Avni Lavasa expressed her gratitude to the Principal Heritage School, Mr. Jagadish Singh Dhami, for encouraging and supporting the campaign by organizing the event in the school as it would go a long way in training children with right values of citizenship. She also appealed to the children to become instruments of change by encouraging their parents and relatives to exercise their right to vote. She also discussed the issue of low voter turn out in urban areas despite better access to education and other facilities. She also educated the students about the NOTA option available to the voters.
Later on Ms. Pallavi Chinya was handed over the ‘Sankalp Patra’ collected from the students. These ‘Sankalp Patras’ were distributed among the students on 27th Nov. 2014 which they were to get filled by their parents and take a pledge from their parents that they would cast their vote on 20th Dec. 2014, the day when Jammu Division goes for Assembly Elections.
The students were administered the pledge from the election office that they would motivate their families and relatives to cast their vote.
The programme concluded with the address of the Principal who reiterated the importance of right to vote and more importantly to cast one’s vote judiciously. He opined that the young of the today are the stakeholder of tomorrow so they must be aware of the provision of Adult Franchise in the Indian Constitution and its importance in keeping the Indian Democracy healthy and vibrant.

 

SCOUTS AND GUIDES ‘PARVESH CAMP’ CONCLUDES AT HERITAGE SCHOOL

Scouts and Guides ‘Parvesh Camp’ was organized in Heritage School, Jammu, on 24th and 25th Nov. 2014. Over 120 students from classes IV & V participated in this camp. Sr. Harcharan Singh, Mr. K.L. Sharma, Mrs. Manjeet Kour and Mrs. Kanchan Sharma trained the students for the ‘Pratham Sopan’ and ‘Kamal Pankh’.
During the two day camp the recruits were acquainted with the history of Scouts and Guides movement, Cub motto, Cub promise and Cub greeting. Cubs were also taught about the fine points with effect to their personal hygiene, well being and good manners. They were given information about world flag, BSG flag and also taught the flag song and BSG prayer.
All the participants displayed incessant vigour and vitality during the camp.

 

HERITAGE SCHOOL CELEBRATES X ANNUAL DAY 2014

Heritage school celebrated it’s X Annual Day with great zest and zeal on 19th Nov. 2014 in the General Zorawar Singh Auditorium, Jammu University.
The event was a grand celebration of school’s remarkable journey of ten years which has witnessed the phenomenal growth of the school since its humble beginning in the year 2005 with 275 children to the present strength of over 2700 students. It was a tribute to the staff, students, ever supportive parents and each one who has been part of this successful march to success.
The momentous occasion was graced by Shri N.N.Vohra Hon. Governor,J&K, who presided over the function as the Chief Guest.The other luminaries who adorned the occasion were the Guest of Honour Mr.Kuldeep Khoda (I.P.S), Chief Vigilance Commissioner,J&K,and Dr. Indu Khoda and other special guests included _Mr.Ashok Parmar( I.A.S) ,Mr.Shailendra Kumar (I.A.S), Mr. Saugat Biswas( I.A.S), Mr Soujanya Sharma (K.A.S ), Prof. J.P.Singh Former Chairmain J.K Board of Secondary Education and Padamshree Balwant Thakur.
The programme commenced with the lighting of the ceremonial lamp by the Hon. Governor who was accorded a warm welcome by the School Student Council.The welcome address was read by Master Kartik Tripathi a student of class 9.
Cultural fiesta began with the electrifying performance of the school choir ‘Minstrels of Melody’in confluence with theschool orchestra who presented a medley of songs starting with the school song. The beautiful compositions – csamina mina zangalewa this is Africa Waka- Waka, We are the world and Jai ho, held the gathering spell bound .The thunderous applause from the gathering was an acknowledgment of their talent and skill.
The mellifluous musical performance by the young and talented Heritageans was followed by the the dance drama ‘Vivekanada – The Journey Inside Out’ which was conceptualized, designed and choreographed by Dr.Gilles Chuyens who is a renowned theater actor and director with a passion for dance. The musical drama was based on the main tenets of Swami Vivekanand’s teachings which are also the foundation of Heritage School’s vision and motto. The sublime presentation of dance and drama captivated the audience who were mesmerized by the beautifully attired children portraying the essence of Swami Vivekanand’s teachings.
The ethereal dance drama was followed by the Prize Distribution Ceremony .In the first category of awards – Rythm Babbar, Manik Tripathi & Satyam Guptaachieving 10 CGPA in class X CBSE Board Exams 2014 were given a cash prize of Rs. 10,000 by Mrs. Nirmal Gupta Founder Trustee of Heritage School .In the second category of awards-Aakriti Sharma,Abhirath Kapoor, Assess Kour Chada, Akshaj Rohmetra,Anmol Sadhotra, Anuja Kapahi, Aryan Gupta, Arushi Mahajan, Dhairya Gupta, Divyuanshu Saini, Kartik Tripathi, Prikshit Jamwal and Shreya Gupta securing 90% and above for three consecutive years were adorned with the Scholars Badge on their blazers by Shri Kuldeep Khoda I.P.S. The third category of awards were confered by the Honorable Governor Shri N.N. Vohra to Prachi Singh, Pranav Sharma and Kritika Verma who were among the 0.1 percent rankers of CBSE in class XII 2014 Board Exam. They were presented with certificate of merit recieved from HRD Minister Smt. Smriti Irani and were awarded with medallions for their outstanding performance. At the end of the Prize giving ceremony Rolling Trophy for the Best House was awarded to ‘Dignity House’ for excelling in various Inter House co-curricular and sports activities held in the school for the academic year 2013-14.
Speaking on the occasion, the revered Chief Guest opined that Indian culture and traditions have universal values and the ballet presented by the students beautifully brought to light how these values stand even true today and can prove to be beacon light to lead a harmonious life. He also congratulated the staff and management on successful completion of ten years of service to society .He complimented the staff and students for putting up such a remarkable show and praised the effort by the staff &management in going all out to promote the inner beauty of the children by providing them value based education and advancing the cherished traditions and beliefs of Indian culture.
While presenting the vote of thanks the Principal,Mr. Jagadish Singh Dhami extended his gratitude to the Hon. Governor and the august gathering for their gracious presence. He congratulated the teachers and the students for their brilliant performance and assured one and all that the school will consistently endeavour to scale greater heights.

 

FIVE DAY ADVENTURE CAMP CONCLUDES AT HERITAGE SCHOOL.

Celebrating the spirit of Children’ Day and giving moments to cherish for life time to young heritageans, a thrilling Adventure Camp was organized in Heritage School campus from 11th Nov. 2014 to 15th Nov. 2014 for the students of K.G. Wing & Classes I – VI.
It has always been a persistent endeavour of the school management to provide something different to the children both in the fields of academics and extra curricular activities to foster their holistic development.
The Adventure Camp was exclusively designed for the school students to make them more competitive, focus on team spirit , developing courage and a “never give up attitude” because if exposed to such programmes in their formative years they become psychologically and physically stronger and more confident.
The students of KG wing & Classes I & II attended the day camp on 11th & 12th Nov. respectively, whereas the students of classes 3 - 6 had a wonderful experience of overnight adventure camps organized on 13th and 14th Nov.
Students participated in various group activities such as Water Zorbing, Body zorbing, Burma Bridge, Double Troubles, Rope Climbing Tug of War, Tarzen Swing, Water collection Australian Trolley etc. The item which the children really enjoyed was the Treasure Hunt wherein they had to search for a specific target with the help of different clues. On other highlights of the camp were the bon-fire and yoga classes.
Over 900 students participated in the camp which concluded on 15th Nov. in the evening. The Young participants showed a lot of excitements zeal and enthusiasm in taking the physical as well as psychological challenges. It was an experience students are likely to remember for a long time.

 

HERITAGE SCHOOL ORGANIZES TEACHER TRAINING WORKSHOP.

Mathematics teacher training workshop was held at Heritage School, Jammu, recently. It has always been the endeavour of the school to provide avenues for enhancing professional skills of teachers, by organizing intensive workshops. Teachers learn about latest educational advancements & developments interacting with luminaries and renowned experts in their fields.
The resource person was Dr. (Professor) Gurcharan Singh Bhalla Ed. Department Columbia University, New York, USA. Mr. Bhalla has a vast experience in various fields of education because of his work as a teacher and as an administrator in India, Kuwait and the United States of America. He also has many national and international awards to his credit. He undertook a three days mathematics workshop in which he elaborated upon the contribution of India mathematicians in the field of mathematics in various eras of History. He emphasised on the use of Vedic mathematics in classrooms to enhance the computation skills of the children and also discussed ways to make mathematics a more engaging subject. Later he also interacted with the other teaching faculty and discussed ways and methods to improve and enhance academic, non-academic, extracurricular, cultural, alumni relations and other related issues and initiatives in the school.

 

HERITAGEANS PLEDGE FOR UNITED INDIA

On 31st October, 2014, a momentous occasion of the Birth Anniversary of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel, Heritageans with the whole nation, heart and soul paid tribute to ‘The Iron Man of India’.
More than 800 students of Heritage School took an oath and reiterated the ethos of Sardar Patel to fight against dividing forces and stand for a United India before venturing on a ‘Run for Unity’. The run was flagged off by the guiding force of the school, Mr. Jagadish Singh Dhami, the Principal.
In a special assembly, the students were enlightened about the invaluable contributions of Sardar Patel followed by a poem, created from his famous, inspiring thoughts.
Students and teachers paid floral homage to Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel expressing their gratitude.

 

Sehwag Cricket Academy


HERITAGE SCHOOL HOSTS GLOBAL CLASSROOM WORKSHOP FOR PRE-PRIMARY

In keeping with the tradition of continuous and comprehensive professional growth of staff in Heritage School, Jammu, an extensive workshop was organized in the school premises for the Pre-Primary staff by educational expert Mrs. Indira from Global classroom an initiative of CMS Lucknow founded by Dr. Sunita Gandhi on the basis of conscious deliberation on educational systems of 38 countries all over the world.
Among a series of other workshops during the current session in the past two months are by Mrs. Dimple Anil of TeachSity for staff of secondary as well as Primary classes, by Mrs. Niti Dhami for staff of Primary classes and by Mrs. Shehnaz Zaidi of Global classroom for secondary staff.

 

HERITAGE SCHOOL SHINES AT ROBONEXT 2015 AT M.V. INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL

Two of the eight teams, of 4 students each, of Heritage School, Jammu won 2nd and 4th positions respectively in ‘Robonext 2015’, a Robotics workshop cum competition hosted at M.V. International School on 13th and 14th of October 2014. In addition to the certificates of appreciation, the winning teams will now be representing the North zone at the ‘Grand Finale’ at IIT Bombay, the organizer of National Level Championship in the name of ‘Padarth 2015’. A total of 19 teams comprising of 76 students congregated to the ‘Zonal centre’ to apply their creativity and problem solving skills through challenging educational robotics projects. Heritage School congratulates and wishes the winners and the participants more success in future endeavours.

 

SEHWAG CRICKET ACADEMY INAUGRATED AT HERITAGE SCHOOL

HERITAGE SCHOOL JAMMU HOSTS THE GRAND OPENING OF SEHWAG CRICKET ACADEMY

Amongst the many firsts yet another feather was added to the Heritage School cap when the Sehwag Cricket Academy was launched on its sprawling grounds amidst much excitement and fanfare on Sunday, 12th October, 2014. The inaugural event “Sehwag V/s You Contest”’ was a grand opening with the formidable cricketer and former Indian cricket team captain, Mr. Virender Sehwag himself doing the honours along with Mr. Mithun Manhas, ace cricketer from Jammu and the young trainees of Sehwag Cricket Academy. Also present was Engineer Sh. Kiran Wattal, Commissioner Municipality Jammu who is a keen sportsperson himself.
Saturday, a day prior to the inauguration, witnessed an exuberant rush as students between the age group of 10 and 20 years flocked towards the school for registration.
After the welcome address by Headmistress of the School, the popular RJ Juhi, Sarang and Manas of 92.7 Big FM took over and kept the spectators and the waiting children enthralled with their wit and humour as the contestants vied with each other to impress and put their best foot forward in front of Mr. Sehwag. First 100 registered children were given an opportunity to bowl Mr. Virender Sehwag. One contestant, Master Prince Gupta, who bowled out Mr. Sehwag, was awarded with free coaching facility in his Academy and also received autographed personal gloves from Mr. Sehwag.
Heritage School grounds have been chosen as the venue for the esteemed Academy that has an extended tie-up with the Australian, South African and English Cricket Academies for regular exchange programmes through which budding cricketers of Jammu will enjoy a life time opportunity to interact and play at International venues exposing them to global arenas.
In his address Mr. Virender Sehwag emphasized the need to channelize the talent which is found in every nook and corner of India and which if nurtured and facilitated can produce many more Sehwags.
The Principal, Heritage School, Jammu in his address expressed his deep gratitude to provide the school with this opportunity to facilitate budding talents in nurturing their enthusiasm and be a vehicle of commitment towards the same. He also thanked the large number of parents who had escorted their wards to the School ground.

 

HERITAGE SCHOOL REPRESENTS THE STATE IN WILD WISDOM QUIZ - 2014

Consolidating a concerted effort by Heritage School in imparting wholesome education by focusing on environmental issues alongside academics, two students of the school Sparsh Jandial and Sajjal Rana of class VIII won third position in Discovery Kids and WWF – India’s National Wildlife Quiz at Delhi on 1st October 2014.
The topic for quiz was ‘Forest Biodiversity’. The school team was selected to represent the state after a two tiered competition held in Jammu during the months of July and August 2014. Almost 30 teams, from all over the country, participated at National level. The winners were rewarded with a trip to Rishikesh alongwith certificates and medals of achievement as part of the felicitations. Heritage School family congratulates the students for their achievement and wishes them success in their future endeavours.

 

Heritage School Organises Capacity Building Workshop on Life Skills

A Capacity Building Workshop on Life Skills was held at Heritage School, Jammu, on 4th Oct. 14 under the aegis of CBSE. The resource person was Mrs. Dimple Anil a renowned academician of Jammu city who has an experience of 28 years in the field of education and has served in capacity of a Principal in various schools. She is presently a consultant for CBSE with TeacherSity,New Delhi.
55 teachers from the secondary wing of the school attended this very informative and interactive workshop which was conducted in two phases: Morning session from 09:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. and afternoon session from 11:30 a.m. – 04:00 p.m.
Mrs. Dimple Anil discussed about the importance of empowering children by enhancing their life skills – Social, Emotional, Educational skills. She opined that in order for CCE to be implemented in its true spirit teachers have to be empowered with necessary understanding and skills to further foster these qualities in the children so that they are able to handle and face life’s challenges with more maturity and developed skills.
The Principal Heritage School expressed his gratitude to Mrs. Dimple Anil for her expert guidance and valuable ideas provided to the teachers, which he observed will go a long way enriching the life of both the teachers

 

Heritage School Organizes Teacher Training Workshop

A teacher training workshop was held at Heritage School, Jammu, on 29th September and 30th September, 2014. It has always been the endeavour of the school to provide avenues for enhancing professional skills of teachers, by organizing intensive workshops. Teachers learn about latest educational advancements & developments interacting with luminaries and renowned experts in their fields.
Mrs.NitiDhami , who is a seasoned educationist from Bangalore,was the resource person. She carried out a very educative and informative sessions which kept the teachers interest alive during the workshop. The workshop provided insight into various facets of student-teacher relationship which needs to be harnessed to impart effective knowledge to children in a positive and a happy environment. It emphasised on need for creativity in teaching skills so as to make learning a pleasurable experience for the children.
The workshop was an interesting mix of brain storming sessions, activities, games and drama.Teachers learnt about the various teaching and learning techniques enhancing their pedagogical skills thus enabling them to  engage with today’s generation of students more effectively, thereby, making the learning and teaching processes better in the classrooms.

 

Scouts and Guides ‘Parvesh Camp’ concludes at Heritage School

Scouts and Guides ‘Parvesh Camp’ was organized in Heritage School, Jammu, on 26th and 27th Sept. 2014.
S Harcharan Singh, Mr. K.L. Sharma, Mrs. Manjeet Kour and Mrs. Kanchan Sharma trained the students for the ‘Pratham Sopan’ and ‘Kamal Pankh’.
During the two day camp the recruits were acquainted with the history of Scouts and Guides movement, Cub motto, Cub promise and Cub greeting. Cubs were also taught about the fine points with effect to their personal hygiene, well being and good manners. They were given information about world flag, BSG flag and also taught the flag song and BSG prayer.
All the participants displayed incessant vigour and vitality during the camp.

HERITAGE SCHOOL RANKED FIRST IN CO-ED SCHOOLS OF J&K BY EDUCATION WORLD INDIA


The Principal, Heritage School Jammu, Mr. J.S.Dhami receiving the Best School Award

Heritage school, Jammu, has been ranked first in category of co-Ed. schools in the State of Jammu & Kashmir as per the survey conducted by the popular human development magazine ‘Education World’. Heritage has achieved this remarkable feat two years in a row. Education World in association with C-Fore, Delhi, conducted its annual school ranking survey in 25 cities and education hubs across India to rate 931 schools. "The objective of the annual EW India School Rankings conducted by C- fore the well-known Delhi-based market research agency is to track and proclaim the country's best schools as role models to the entire community of educators and inspire top-ranked schools themselves to improve from good to great," says Dilip Thakore, publisher-editor of Education World.
Being a young school this achievement is quite stunning and reflects on the commitment of the management of the school towards contemporary education for the children of Jammu. Heritage School outshone every other Co-Ed school in Jammu on 14 parameters including academic reputation, faculty competence, leadership quality, sports education, disabilities friendliness, and community services.
It’s state of art infrastructure, child care policy, sterling standards of curricular and c o-curricular activities has made it one of the premier institutions in J&K.
Among the most recent achievements is the opening of Virendra Sehwag Cricket Academy in the school campus and 3 students of the school have received scholarship and citiation from Smt. Samriti Zubin Irani, Hon’able Minister HRD Ministry Govt. of India, for being among 0.1% All India Merit List of CBSE XII Board Exam 2014 (Science Stream).
The country’s top schools were awarded in a glittering Award Dinner Night on Sept. 20 at The Lalit New Delhi. Mr. Jagadish Singh Dhami, the Principal, Heritage School received the award on behalf of the school. He thanked Parents, Staff and students of the school for their valued contribution in achieving this prestigious award. He also expressed hope that this award will act as inspiration and encouragement for the Heritage fraternity to scale new heights and set new standards of excellence.

Heritage School Organizes English & Hindi One Act Play Competition

Heritage School has been regularly organizing One Act Play as Inter House competition since last few years, as the role of dramatics in general in education is of great significance, as it teaches students to communicate effectively, express their feelings and build up confidence.
This year also continuing with the tradition the four Houses of the school presented and Hindi & English One Act Play with thought provoking messages.
The themes of the plays ranged from class room humour, introspection of human emotions, gratitude towards own parents, idiosyncrasies of English language, growing influence of social websites in our lives, love for the motherland etc. The acting skills of the students generated a thunderous applause from the audience.
The esteemed judges on the occasion were Mr. Jawahar Ali, Vice-Principal K.C. Public School and Mrs. Renu Katyal, a senior Hindi teacher from BSF School Paloura.
They were highly impressed with the quality of plays selected and the perfect execution of these by students of the four Houses. The esteemed Judges while appreciating the efforts of the students also gave valuable tips on the use of stage, props and movements of cast on stage to generate a greater impact.
Dignity House won 1st position in Hindi One Act Play and Tradition House won 1st position in English One Act Play. The students who were complemented by the Judges for their stellar performance in English One Act Play were Harsimran Kaur (Class X), Harmeet Kaur (Class X) and Divyanshu Dhar (Class X).
The students appreciated for their histrionic skills in Hindi One Act Play were Ruhi Khajuria (Class VIII), Harjot Kaur (Class VIII), Wafa Ashraf (Class VII), Ananya Raina (VII), Hani Mohd. (VI) and Tamanpreet (VII).
The Principal, Heritage School, felicitated the esteemed Judges and expressed his gratitude to them for giving their valuable time to the school. He congratulated the winning teams and appreciated the hard work put in by the students and teachers.

Heritageans Shine in Inter-School Chess Competition

Avni Gupta, Aryan Datta and Yaksh Chopra of Heritage School brought laurels to school by their stellar performance in 40th National Sub-Junior Open Championship conducted by Chess Association, Thrissur, Kerala and Chess competition organized by Ace Chess Academy, Jammu, from 4th Aug. to 12th Aug. and 24th Aug. respectively.
Avni Gupta clinched 2nd position and Aryan Datta won 3rd position whereas Yaksh Chopra got certificate of participation in Open National Event.
The Principal and the staff, Heritage School, congratulated the winning team and the Sports Dept. on this remarkable achievement.

HERITAGE SCHOOL HOSTS ‘GLOBAL CLASS-ROOM’ WORKSHOP

Heritage School, Jammu, organised ‘Global Class-Room’ Workshop under the aegis of Global Class Room Pvt. Ltd. on 26th Aug. 2014.
Global Class Room Pvt. Ltd., founded in 2007 by Dr. Sunita Gandhi is a non- profit private organization that empowers and trains teachers with educational practices adopted from effective and successful methods being followed in almost 38 countries all over the world.
Mrs. Shahnaz Zaidi – the lead trainer of the organization accompanied by Mr. S.C. Khajuria – retired assistant commissioner KV Sangathan and Ambassador of Change (AOC) on behalf of Global Education in the state of J&K, kept almost 30 teachers from 9 schools in and around Jammu, completely captivated for 3 hours. Broader and Bolder Education, Process of Perfection, Control of Error, Immediate Feedback, Peer Checking, Filling the Gap and Closing the Loop were some of the modes of teaching process that were shared.
The schools that participated in the workshop were Heritage school (host school), B.S.F. Senior Secondary School, J.P.World, D.C.M. Public School Akhnoor, Rich Harvest School, J&K Police Public School, K.C. Gurukul, Jammu Sanskriti and Banyan International School.
Mr. Jagadish Singh Dhami, Principal Heritage School, Jammu, gave the vote of thanks and expressed hope that more such interaction and workshops are conducted in future to enhance the teaching-learning methods of education as per the need of the hour.

Heritage School Wins Wild Wisdom Quiz City Level

Heritage School organized Inter School Wild Wisdom Quiz City Level under the aegis of WWF, Jammu. The event was attended by reputed CBSE schools of Jammu city.

The quiz competition was conducted by Dr. C.M. Sethi, Director WWF, Jammu.
The competition consisted of five rounds which included audio visual round, sound detection, jumbled words, match the following and rapid fire round.
Heritage School clinched 1st position both in Jr. & Middle Group represented by Arnuv Raina & Arihant Sharma of class V, Sparsh Jandial and Sajjal Rana of class VII respectively.
In the Jr. group 2nd position was won by Army School Ratnuchak and 3rd place was bagged by Jodhamal Public School.
Army School Kaluchak also won 2nd position in Middle Group and 3rd position was claimed by JK Public School, Kunjwani.
The 1st first position holders in the Middle Group will be participating in the National Level Quiz to be held at Delhi in the month of October.

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Heritageans Excel in Inter School Swimming Competition

Heritageans proved their mettle in U-14 and U-19 Inter School Swimming Competitions organized by Deptt. Youth Services and Sports on 18th July 2014 & 23rd Aug. 2014 at Jodhamal Public School Jammu.
The Heritageans who brought laurels to the school in U-19 category are: Pranshu Kabra (Gold medal in 50 mt., 200 mts. & 400 mts. free style) and Jatinjit Singh (Bronze medal in 50 mts. breast stroke and 100 mts. free style).
The winners in U-14 category are Aadit Vaid (Silver medal in 100 mts. free style), Mitali (Silver medal 100 mts. free style) , Manu Kabra (Bronze medal in 200 mts. free style) and Aamil (Bronze medal in 50 mts. breast stroke and 100 mts. breast stroke).
In U-14 Gold medal was won in the Relay Race by the Heritage team comprising of Abhijay Mahajan, Aadit Vaid, Manu Kabra and Neel Bhan.
The Principal, Mr. Jagadish Singh Dhami, congratulated the winning students and the Sports Dept. on their stupendous success.

Heritage School Felicitates SOF State Level winners

Heritage School felicitated the meritorious students who have made the teachers and parents proud by bagging ranks amongst the first twenty five in the states of J&K and Himachal Pradesh in SOF exam conducted for Science, Mathematics, English and Cyber for the year 2013-14. This was indeed a proud moment as out of 27000 students spread across 16 countries were registered for the exam.

These ranks included 2 Gold medals, 6 Silver medals, 3 Bronze medals and two cash prizes of Rs. 1000. The students have also received DVD’s on Inventions and Discoveries and annual subscriptions to BBC knowledge magazines.
The Principal, Heritage school, congratulated the students for a performance par excellence and encouraged them to work with same zeal and achieve greater glories.

Plantation Drive in Heritage School

Eco – Club of Heritage School under the ageis of WWF and in collaboration with Bharat Vikas Parishad organized a Tree Plantation Drive on 13th August 2014 in the school campus.
Students of Eco-Club planted over 100 saplings of various medicinal and flowering plants. Present on the occasion were senior office bearers from BVP Jammu, the Principal Mr. J.S.Dhami, The Vice-Principal Dr. Gautam Guha and staff of Heritage School, Jammu. The Principal in his address urged the students to plant more saplings to keep environment clean and green. He also emphasized on the need of the hour to understand our duty towards Mother Nature.
Students participated most enthusiastically and felt intimately connected with Nature in their efforts of developing a greener campus. In continuation with this GREEN DRIVE the student of ECO CLUB will be soon participating in the Nature Camp organized by WWF .These activities are being undertaken by the school under the ISA to make students global citizen who are aware of their social responsibilities as well as who are sensitive towards the natural environment.

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Atharav Dabgotra (Std.II) of Heritage School, won the 3rd Prize in Story Telling Competition held on 1st Aug. 2014 at Banyan International School. The zealous participants posing for a photograph with the Principal and the class teacher.

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The proud Heritageans Mr. Pranav Sharma ,Ms. Prachi Singh and Ms. Kritika Verma have the distinction of being included in 0.1 % All India Merit List of CBSE XII Board Exam – 2014(Science Stream), posing for a photograph with the Vice Principal ,Heritage School, Dr. Gautam Guha. The heritageans have been recognized by the Hon. Minister , Human Resource Development ,Govt. of India, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani and issued a certificate of merit by the HRD Ministry in recognition of their exemplary performance in CBSE Class XII Examination 2014.The Chairperson, Heritage School, Mrs. Sunita Gupta extended her heartiest congratulations to the proud parents and wished all the meritorious students a very bright future.

SUMMER SPORTS CAMP CULMINATED

The Summer Sports Camp held at Heritage School from 2nd June’2014 to 14th June’2014 culminated amidst a spirit of festivity and delight.
This Summer Camp was organized with an objective of nurturing and encouraging the talent and selection of players for teams to participate in C.B.S.E clusters. Under the guidance of expert coaches various sports events like swimming, skating, basket ball, table tennis were promoted to reach a fine blend of finesse.
Almost 200 participants who with all their agility and enthusiasm participated in multitude of activities to imbibe the sterling qualities of sportsmanship and team effort were indeed commendable.

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The Heritageans, Amish Jamwal, Satyajeet Singh and Rajan Kalra of class 10, who won gold medal in the recently concluded Inter District Handball Tournament organized by District Youth Sports and Services (DYSS), posing for photograph along with the Principal, the Sports Coordinator and the coach.

HERITAGE SCHOOL HOSTS SYMPOSIUM-CUM-CULTURAL PROGRAMME

Aryan Dutta, Avni Gupta and Yaksh Dutta of Heritage School, who brought laurels to school by winning 2 silver medals and 1 gold medal in Inter School and Inter District Chess Championship organized by Youth Services and Sports from 24th May to 29th May 2014, posing for a photograph with the Principal ,the sports coordinator and the Coach..
Avni Gupta and Aryan Dutta bagged a silver medal each and Yaksh Dutta clinched a gold medal.

Heritageans Visit Old Age Home

The students of class X Heritage School visited the old age home at Amphalla Chowk. It has always been the aim of Heritage school to provide education beyond the four walls of the classroom as well as impart an education firmly rooted in strong value system and moral values so that children do not lose touch with their traditions..
The inmates of the ’Vridha-Ashram’ had a pleasant surprise when the Heritageans called on them. The enthusiastic students had an overwhelming interaction with the elderly people. Students distributed sweets and gifts among the elderly people and also entertained them by singing songs and playing guitar. They got emotionally bonded with the inmates as they discussed with them their daily routine and difficulties faced by them and how they try to fill the emotional vacuum created by their own kith and kin.
It was extremely emotional and overwhelming experience for the students who were touched by the plight and loneliness of these people who have been forgotten by their own loved ones. Despite the good care provided to them at the old age home, they feel cheated after all the years of love and care they have provided to their children who have left them to their fate.
Children in their hearts of heart made a promise to themselves to take care of their elderly and give them their due respect as they are precious jewels of our society.

HERITAGE SCHOOL HOSTS SYMPOSIUM-CUM-CULTURAL PROGRAMME

A Symposium – cum – Cultural Programme was held at Heritage school, under the aegis of Cultural Wing, Information Deptt. Jammu on 26th May 2014.
The programme began with the lighting of the lamp by the esteemed Chief Guest Mrs. Smita Sethi, Joint Director, Information Dept. Jammu. Other dignitaries present on the occasion were Mr. Raman Joshi, Cultural Officer, Deptt of Information, the Chairperson Heritage School Mrs. Sunita Gupta and the Principal Mr. Jagadish Singh Dhami.
The event was a beautiful blend of contemporary needs with traditional art. Not only it drew out the importance of modern technology but also brought to the surface essence of mother soil, our heritage and culture.
The student speakers expressed their views on the topic ‘Role of Computer Education in today’s Modern Society’.
After the enlightening and stimulating symposium followed the cultural programme by the artists from the cultural wing of the Information Department and students of Heritage School, which enthralled the audience and left them mesmerized.
If singers and musicians created a wonderous ambience in the Heritage school auditorium by their soulful rendition of Dogri songs then the young dancers of Heritage captivated everyone with their rhythmic dance movements which took everyone back to the era of Dogri culture.
The esteemed Chief Guest felicitated the best speakers, Manik Tripathi, Divyanshu Saini and Japjot Singh , who won first , second and third position respectively.
In her address the Chief Guest Lauded the efforts of the staff and students for putting up a wonderful show which was a beautiful amalgam of scholarly and cultural pursuits. She also reiterated the importance of preserving our cultural legacies and traditions.
The programme concluded with the vote of thanks delivered by Sr. Co-ordinator Mrs. Archana Sharma.

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The proud Heritageans –Tamana – VIII C, Janvi Sharma – VIII A ,Danish Mirza – VIII E, Nimisha Dhami – VIII A, Vidhi Khajuria – VIII A,Avneet Kour – VIII A and Rishab Gupta – VIII D, ,who won gold medal in U-14 Inter District State Level Basketball Tournament organized by Youth Service and Sports Jammu at MA Stadium from 20th to 22nd May 2014-15 , posing for a photograph with the Principal, the Sports Coordinator and the Coach. The Principal and the staff congratulated them at their remarkable achievement and wished them luck for their future endeavours.

HERITAGE SCHOOL BASKETBALL TEAM (U-14) GIRLS WINS 1ST POSITION

Heritage School Girls’ Basketball team brought laurels to the school by clinching the 1st position in Inter –School Basketball Tournament (u-14) Girls organized by Youth Services and Sports at MA Stadium on 19th May 14.
Heritage team defeated JK Public School team in the finals by a huge margin 21:1. The Principal and the staff congratulated the team and the coach on their stupendous success.
The winning team posing for a photograph with the Principal, the Sports Coordinator and the coach.

HERITAGE SCHOOL CELEBRATES 4TH INVESTITURE CEREMONY

It is rightly said, ‘leaders are not born they are made’. The eagerly awaited ‘Investiture Ceremony’ of Heritage School for the academic session 2014-15 was held on 17th May 2014. There was an aura of expectancy as the day proved fruitful to see the beaming faces displaying the gesture to prove their worth.
The occasion was attended by the proud parents of the elected Student Council Members. It commenced with the lighting of the lamp by the Principal.
The students performed Saraswati Vandana. The Vice-Principal then administered the oath of office to the School Prefects & House Prefects respectively. It was followed by induction of the Council Members by the Principal, who ordained Nav Mahajan (XII) as Head Boy and Sanna Gandotra (XII) as Head Girl with badges and sashes.
The Vice-Principal inducted Manik Tripathi (XI) as Vice-Head Boy and Rhythm Babbar (XI) as Vice-Head Girl with badges and sashes.
The Headmistress, conferred the badges and sashes to Urvarshi Jain (XI) as Captain Cultural Activities. Shauryakant (XI) as Sports Captain was annointed by the Co-ordinator Sports, Mr. Satinder Singh.
The Academic  Co-ordinator (VI-X), ordained the House Prefects and Vice-Prefects with sashes followed by conferring of badges from their respective Housemistresses and Vice-House mistresses.
It was a sight to cherish to see the newly appointed office bearers looking spirited and confident in their official splendour. The students pledged that they would do their best to carry out their duties diligently.
The Principal addressed the august gathering by congratulating the office bearers and explained the importance of their task so that they could bring laurels to the school. He highlighted the fact that India has the maximum population of youngsters and optimized the thought of marching towards progress.
The Headmistress gave the vote of thanks wherein she congratulated the parents of the newly invested Student Council Members. The programme came to a close with the school song.

 

INTERNATIONAL INDIAN MODEL UNITED NATIONS CLOSING CEREMONY HELD AT HERITAGE SCHOOL

The three day conference of International Indian Model United Nations (IIMUN), Mumbai, concluded at Heritage School on 11th of May, 2014. Model United Nations is basically a simulation of the United Nations, allowing students to step into the shoes of today's diplomats and discuss various issues of international concern. The students don the mantle of ambassadors of member nations and discuss, debate, and draft resolutions on contemporary issues like Eradication of Illicit Drug Crops and alternative development , Women’s Rights in Middle Eastern Countries ,Availability of Safe drinking water, Human Trafficking , Maternal Health , and so on.
The Jammu chapter of IIMUN which was held from 9th May to 11th May 2014 was the grand success with 80 students from various reputed schools of Jammu participating in it. The training session for the delegates held prior to the event offered the delegates a clear understanding of UN procedures and important terms such as drafts, resolutions and caucuses.
Over the course of three days, the delegates debated, discussed, caucused, and wrote resolutions on their topics, besides dealing with "crisis situations." They were judged on their ability to negotiate, think and listen; and awareness of international politics, the agenda topic being discussed, and their country's foreign policy on the issue. The Executive Board members, who were observing the delegates throughout the conference, announced the names of Best Delegates in the Closing Ceremony. Brijesh Choudhary delegate of UK and Anandi Gandotra delegate of France were adjudged as Best Delegates, Righa Singh delegate of Sweden and Sunanjita Mahajan delegate of Argentina ,received High COMMENDATION ,Tahil Choudhary delegate of Iraq and Supriya Singh delegate of Pakistan got Special Mention. The winners were felicitated by the Chief Guest on the occasion Mr. Rajeev Khajuria, President , National Development Foundation. In his address he lauded the efforts of all student delegates as well as appreciated the Event Management Company Cura which is run by youngsters of Jammu. He also complimented the organizing committee IIMUN Mumbai for bringing the event to city of Jammu which will go a long way in adding to the confidence of student and generating interest in world affairs.
Mr. Hardik Jain Vice President IIMUN in his vote of thanks extended his gratitude to the Management and staff of Heritage for hosting the event. He also applauded the enthusiastic participation of 85 member delegates of Heritage School, Presentation Convent, J K Public School and Banyan International School and Stephen’s International School which added a streak of colour and spirit to the programme.
The Closing Ceremony came to an end with General Secretary IIMUN Mr. Ayush Kedia hitting the judge’s hammer.

OPENING CEREMONY OF IIMUN HELD AT HERITAGE SCHOOL,JAMMU

The Opening Ceremony of Indian International Model United Nations (IIMUN) was held at Heritage School, Jammu, on 9th May 2014.
IIMUN is one of the India’s leading brand in Education Conference Management having organized the Asia’s Largest Youth Conference in Mumbai amongst the many other conferences. MUN is a simulation of the various committees of the United Nations. Student delegates representing various UN member nations address specific issues of interest. They are expected to do this in a conciliatory manner-to the fullest of their nation’s interests. Thus they learn to embrace the spirit of the UN charter. Many schools and colleges throughout the world organize their own Model United Nations conference.
The Jammu Chapter which is being conducted at Heritage School from 9th May to 11th May 2014, more than 80 student delegates from various reputed schools and educational institutions are participating. They would be debating and negotiating in an attempt to analyze and solve the problems at National and International Level.
On the inaugural day a training session was conducted for the delegates in the first half of the day. It was followed by The Opening Ceremony which started with Saraswati Vandana followed by a cultural programme. The dignitaries present on the occasion were Principal Heritage School ,Jammu, Mr Hardik Jain ,Vice President IIMUN, Mr Ronak Shah , Asst. Director , IIMUN. The Principal Heritage School in his address to the delegates complimented IIMUN Mumbai, who have taken the initiative to hold an event of this stature in Jammu city providing a great platform for the students to develop skills of independent research, oration, resolution writing and collaboration. He also opined that deliberations there in the coming days will undoubtedly help the students in preparing to face the manifold challenges of life. Their ability to convert every challenge into an opportunity will decide their own future and through theirs of the country and in a way of humanity as a whole.
The opening ceremony ended with the hitting of the judge’s hammer by Mr Rohan Bhutial Honorary Secrertary IIMUN Jammu, which marked the beginning of the conference.

HERITAGE SCHOOL ORGANIZES INTER-HOUSE SPELLATHON COMPETITION

Heritage School organized an Inter-House English Spellathon competition to motivate children to take a keen interest in enriching their vocabulary and improve pronunciation skills which helps in making effective and impressive communicators. The ability to spell words correctly also improves reading skills and writing fluency. The competition was held simultaneously at two venues for classes VI-VIII and classes IX-X.
There were four main rounds comprising of two sub-sets each. The contestants were asked to spell words taken from Environmental Sciences, Literature, Medical Sciences etc.
The audience were also abuzz with excitement , cheering for their respective houses and trying to answer the questions put to the contestants . In the closely contested and exciting competitions , Dignity House won 1st position in classes VI – VIII and Legacy House won 1st position in classes IX- XI.

HERITAGE SCHOOL WHO WON THE FINAL MATCH OF INTERSCHOOL HANDBALL TOURNAMENT ORGANIZED BY DEPTT. YOUTH SERVICES AND SPORT (J&K)

The Heritage Handball Team Boys (under 14), who won the final match of Interschool Handball Tournament organized by Deptt. Youth Services and Sport (J&K) on 30th April 2014, posing for a photograph with the Principal, the Sports Co – ordinator and the coach.
The Principal and the staff congratulated the team on their stupendous success and wished them good luck for their future endeavors.

HERITAGE SCHOOL HERITAGE HANDBALL TEAM GIRLS (UNDER 14), WHO WON THE FINAL MATCH OF INTERSCHOOL HANDBALL TOURNAMENT ORGANIZED BY DEPTT. YOUTH SERVICES AND SPORT (J&K)

The Heritage Handball Team Girls (under 14), who won the final match of Interschool Handball Tournament organized by Deptt. Youth Services and Sport (J&K) on 28th April 2014, posing for a photograph with the Principal, the Sports Co– ordinator and the coach.
The Principal and the staff congratulated the team on their stupendous success and wished them good luck for their future endeavors.

HERITAGE SCHOOL ORGANIZES DEBATE AND ELOCUTION COMPETITION

Heritage School organized English and Hindi Debate and Elocution competitions for classes VI to XI simultaneously at four different venues in the school. Debate and Elocution competitions make an integral part of schools co-scholastic activities to give students an exposure of public speaking as good communication skills are an asset which is beneficial throughout their lives. These debates and discussions are on topics of social relevance and current issues so that children are aware of the development and changes occurring around them.
The students spoke on varied topics like – Pleasures and Perils of speed, Luxury an Evil, Role of Youth in politics, a Man Cannot be a Judge of his Own Merit etc. The external judges on the occasion were – Mr. Shounak Lahiri, Principal Banyan International School and Mr. Mahesh, TGT, Sanskrit, BSF, Paloura.
They interacted with the students, complimented their efforts and provided them with useful tips to further improve their performance and make their speeches more effective. They appreciated the efforts of the school for providing an opportunity for students to enhance their communication skills and build their confidence level.

Heritage School Wins International School Award (ISA)

Heritage School, has set another milestone by winning the International School Award (ISA) from British Council for the period 2014-17. As a testimony to this acheivement the school will receive ISA logo kite mark. This award programme is spread in all the countries of the British Commonwealth .British Council gives accreditation of three years to the schools that achieve the parameters set by British Council.
Throughout the year, the students and teachers were involved in a wide variety of projects and activities, keeping in mind the international dimensions in educational practice. The school worked relentlessly on various integrated projects involving subjects of English, Social Sciences, Mathematics and Science providing them global dimensions. These activities and projects were incorporated in the school curriculum. The students were greatly benefitted as these activities exposed them to various cultures and they got a comparative insight of the world cultures.
The Principal & Staff congratulated the ISA Co-ordinator Mrs. Anuriti Bhargava on this stupendous success. The award will be presented to the school in a formal award ceremony to be held in November 2014.

HERITAGE CELEBRATES ITS 10th FOUNDER'S DAY

It was a day of festivities at Heritage School as it celebrated its 10th Founder’s Day. Even the incessant rain could not beat the zest and enthusiasm of the staff and the students.
The Founder’s Day celebration commenced with a special morning assembly in which the school choir enthralled everyone with their melodious song. A brief history of the school’s march to success was also read out in which the achievements of the school were highlighted.
The occasion also witnessed the students being awarded with All-Rounder’s Trophy for their scholastic and co-scholastic excellence. Parents of the winners of prestigious All Rounder’s Trophies in different classes for the session 2013-14 were also invited to grace the occasion. The students who had been regular to school and secured 100% attendance in the academic session 2013-14 were also appreciated and acknowledged .
In his address the Principal, Heritage School, Mr. Jagadish Singh Dhami congratulated the winners of the All Rounder’s Trophy. He exhorted the students to take up challenges and be sensitive to changes and developments around them so that they always have an edge in this world of stiff competition. He also elaborated the importance of competitive will to succeed. He extended his gratitude to the parents for their unstinted support and contribution in helping the school realize its goals and mission.
The award ceremony came to a close by reverential rendition of the school song.The celebration continued for rest of the day as various progammes were organized for the students. A magic show for the tiny tots of kindergarten was the special catch of the day.

Interactive Session between the parents of new students of the session 2014-2015 for the Primary Section of Heritage School, Jammu, in progress, on Sunday 30th March ‘2014.

HERITAGE ECO CLUB SHOWING ITS COMMITMENT FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES.

Heritage Eco Club under the aegis of WWF has been organizing various programmes and activities related to environmental issues, thus fulfilling its responsibilities towards society and showing its commitment for environmental issues.
On 29th March the Eco Club reiterating its aim to preserve and conserve the environment as well as generate awareness among students and society at large celebrated Earth Hour on 29th March, by carrying out an awareness campaign - Save Electricity. The members of Eco Club Heritage School visited various Govt. and Private offices to disseminate information regarding various ways to save electricity and reduce electricity bills. All the employees were asked to take a pledge to save electricity and contribute their bit towards maintaining the health of the environment because small things we do every day can make a better future.

HERITAGE SCHOOL KINDERGARTEN WING CELEBRATES ITS IX ANNUAL DAY ‘COSMOS’


Kindergarten Wing of Heritage School celebrated its IX Annual day ‘COSMOS’ on 22nd Feb. 2014 with a spirit of great festivity and merriment. It was a gala celebration of life and its gifts. The Chief Guests on the occasion were Dr. Yogita Rana (IAS) and Mr. Manicka Raj (IAS), State Representatives, NRLM, MORD, Govt. of India. The other luminaries present on the occasion were Principal GCW, Gandhi Nagar, Prof. Dr. Kiran Bakshi ,Dr. Chand Trehan the renowned child psychologist, Mrs. Sunita Gupta, Chairperson , the Principal and the Vice Principal , Heritage School.
The function commenced with lighting of the ceremonial lamp by the honorable chief Guest. The welcome address was presented by Mrs. Vandana Jasrotia, Headmistress, Heritage school. The highlight of the day was the play ‘COSMOS’ in which all the students from Pre-Nursery to U.K.G. participated and presented an enthralling display of dance and drama. ‘COSMOS’ a eulogy to the beauty of earth and the splendid creations of God made the audience not only witness the marvels of Nature and its bounties but also conveyed the message to appreciate these and enjoy Nature in all its forms.
The Gummy Bears performed their part with such dexterity and skill that the audience were left spell-bound. Their exuberant display of dance skills left everyone enchanted and shouting for an encore. The entire play was anchored by the tiny tots of kindergarten. It was really amazing to see them deliver dialogues with such finesse. All the children of kindergarten were compulsorily made to participate with the message that every child is important and has hidden talents. It was also a day to celebrate the achievements of the children who had excelled in scholastic and co-scholastic fields. The achievers of the session were felicitated by the esteemed Chief Guests. In her address the Chief Guest Dr. Yogita Rana appreciated the spirit of all students and the hard work put in by the faculty members.
The programme concluded with the Vote of Thanks presented by the Principal, Heritage School.

RTO JAMMU ORGANIZES TRAFFIC AWARENESS SEMINAR AT HERITAGE

A traffic awareness seminar was held at Heritage School on 18th Feb ’14 under the aegis of RTO Jammu.
The purpose of the seminar was to disseminate traffic awareness among students and apprise them with the rules and regulations as well as safety measures to be followed while driving or commuting by public transport.
Students witnessed a very informative and educative programme by the office bearers of RTO who explained the do’s and don’t s of road safety rules and traffic lights. Pamphlets and hand bills carrying instructions for safe driving were also distributed among the students.
Mr. Arvind Kotwal , RTO Jammu, addressed the students on the occasion and threw light on traffic rules and norms and exhorted the students to follow traffic rules and safe driving to avoid accidents.
He also discussed the importance of traffic lights and necessity of adhering to them while driving or crossing roads. Students were also told about simple rules to be kept in mind while boarding the school bus as well as when travelling by it. Mr. Kotwal also emphasized that it is a duty and responsibility of people to follow traffic norms because traffic system cannot be managed without the cooperation of people.
The Principal Heritage School extended his heartfelt gratitude to Mr. Kotwal and his staff for providing the students an opportunity to be part of such an informative programme.

INTER SCHOOL DEBATE COMPETITION HELD AT STEPHEN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL

Agrim Babbar and Jaipal Singh of Heritage School, who won accolades for their fine performance in Inter School Debate competition held at Stephen International School on 13th Feb’2014 , posing for a photograph with the Principal, the Academic Co-ordinator and teacher incharge.
Agrim Babbar and Jaipal Singh presented their opinions ‘against the motion’ and ‘for the motion’ respecively on the topic “Internet Does More Harm than Good ”. Agrim Babbar made the school proud by winning 1st position in the competition. 18 students from 9 schools across the Jammu city paticipated in the event.The Principal and the staff congratulated the team on their success and wished them good luck for their future endeavours.

CANCER AWARENESS PROGRAMME AT HERITAGE SCHOOL

Heritage School organized a special assembly on the occasion of ‘World Cancer Day’ and became part of the global awareness programme to fight against cancer, a disease which is quite widespread and usually fatal. This Cancer awareness campaign was initiated as a part of ISA under the aegis of British Council with the aim to inculcate in them sensitivity regarding the world’s diversity & environment, problems confronted by it and make them responsible global citizens.
This programme was also the culmination of 3 month long ‘Cancer Awareness Campaign’ started at Heritage School on 7th Nov. 2013 which is the National Cancer Awareness Day. On this day the Primary Department presented a drama ‘Say No to Tobacco’ in which they highlighted the ills of consuming tobacco and encouraged the students to adopt a healthy life style and eat a lot of vegetables. Later the primary section solved worksheets based on the information imparted. In the morning assembly of the Senior Wing, information was shared with the children about different kinds of cancer and they did a worksheet after the assembly.
Students also presented a very informative skit where in they discussed various kinds of cancers, their causes and preventive measures. The message of the skit was that cancer can not only be fought but also prevented if one follows the four primary habits - eat healthy, don’t smoke, be active and get screened regularly. The students emphasized that we should integrate these habits in our daily lives, share them with family and friends and support friends in the midst of these life changers.
Cancer Awareness was spread through a multitude of activities which were conducted during these 3 months. As a part of these ISA activities, students of class IX were also taken for a visit to Jammu Medical Hospital’s Oncology and Radiology Department where they were addressed by Dr. Sandeep Kaur and taken to OPD. Students of Std. VI – VIII researched, exchanged information and made a list of habits harmful for them as well as those which would boost their immune system. They collected pictures and prepared collages as a group. In the month of January 2014 the lady teachers and senior girl student’s knowledge was augmented by Dr. Jyotsana Consultant Obstetrician and Gynecologist , Government Medical College SMGS Hospital, on women related cancer diseases and their prevention.

Clockwise from top left-
1. An informative talk by Dr Jyotsana on cervical cancer for teachers and senior girls.
2. 7th November special assembly by the students of std III to observe National Cancer Awareness Day.
3. The senior students posing next to the banner after the senior assembly was over on 4th Feb., World Cancer Day.
4. Visit to the Jammu Medical College‘s radiology and oncology dept in November to know more about cancer.

Heritage School Wins First Position in Inter- School Quiz Competition

Shivansh Ganjoo, Sparsh Jandial and Divyanshu Sharma of Heritage school who won first position in Inter-School Competition for classes VI to VIII organized by Banyan International School Jammu on the topic ‘The World is our Oyster’, posing for a photograph with the Principal and the teacher incharge.
10 CBSE schools across the city of Jammu participated in the competition. There were two rounds, the first a written quiz from which the top six teams moved on to the final round which comprised of four stage rounds. The Principal and the staff of Heritage School congratulated the team on their remarkable success and wished them good luck for their future endeavors.

Heritage School wins 1st position in Inter-School Science Exhibition

Heritage School bagged 1st position in Secondary School Science Exhibition organized by R.M. Public School on 19th Jan. 2014.
The topics for the exhibition were – Conservation of energy, Environmental Degradation and Transport and Communication system.
The science models of Heritage – Maglev train by Sparsh Jandial and Sara Gandotra of class VI, Conservation of energy through use of solar power by Kanupriya Guha of class VII and Arshia Gupta of class VI and Reducing Lumenus by Agrim Babbar of class VII and Rythm Babbar of class X, won acclaim and appreciation of the evaluators and science enthusiasts. Heritage School was adjudged as the best school in Science Exhibition and awarded with a cash prize of Rs. 1000/-.
The Principal and the staff of Heritage School congratulated the teams and teachers incharge on their splendid success.

Heritage school won 1ST and 2nd positions respectively in Inter – School Painting Competition

Aniet Khajuria Chakraborty and Shivang Sharma of Heritage School, who won 1ST and 2nd positions respectively in Inter – School Painting Competition organized by J&K Bank on 21st December at Rajender Park, posing for photograph with the Principal and the Art teacher. 205 students from 12 schools across Jammu city participated in the event. The Principal and the Staff congratulate them their outstanding achievement.

Heritage school celebrated its IX Annual Sports Day ‘Ai Kido’

15th Dec. 2013 was a day of jubilation and gaiety at Heritage school as it celebrated its IX Annual Sports Day ‘Ai Kido’. The sprawling school play ground wore a festive look adorned with colourful flags. The Heritageans looked equally splendorous and colourful, bubbling with energy to encompass everyone in their celebration of sports and sportsmanship.
On the occasion Mr. Kuldeep Khoda, IPS, Chief Vigilance Commissioner, J&K was the Chief Guest and Mr. Shaleen Kabra, IAS, Member Special Tribunal, J & K was the Guest of Honour. Other luminaries to grace the occasion were Mr. Saugat Biswas , IAS, Managing Director, Medical Supply Corporation, Mr. Gulzar Ahmed Qureshi, Director Industries and Commerce, Jammu, Mr. Sojanya Sharma ,Dircetor Information, J& K. The Welcome address was read out by the Head Girl Mahima Sagar.
After an impressive March Past by the four Houses of the school, the Chief Guest hoisted the school flag and declared open the sports meet with the lighting of the sports torch.
The day was an extravagant display of athletic events punctuated by Martial Arts Demonstrations and cultural items. The students captivated everyone’s attention by their enthusiastic and exuberant participation in various races. The Hurdles and Relay Race were the star sporting events which had everyone cheering loudly motivating the racers.
The Martial Art demonstration, Taekwondo ,Mardani Khel , Kalaripayattu and Gatka left the spectators amazed and speechless at the sheer expertise and agility of the performers. The dare devilry of the students in various martial art forms left everyone spell bound.
If the sporting events made the adrenalin rush among the spectators then the performance of the students in the cultural events was a feast for the eyes. The Opening Dance performance by students of classes 9 and 10 on the song ‘Heaven on Earth ‘added charm to the spectacular day. Students of class 8 mesmerized every one by their dexterity and agility in the bamboo dance sequence. The energetic performance of class 7 students in the Fan-Prop dance left everyone jovial and asking for more. The audience showed their appreciation by their continuous rounds of applause.
The Grand Finale ‘Bhartiyam’ in which all participants of the secondary wing participated was a befitting closure to the programme with the Heritageans spreading the message of peace, progress and harmony enthusing every heart and soul.
It was also a day of celebration of brilliance as the students who had excelled in the various athletic events were acknowledged by the distinguished Guest of Honour. The esteemed Chief Guest felicitated the achievers for various scholastic and co-scholastic events held at School and Inter – School level throughout the year. He also awarded the coveted Overall Best House Trophy to Dignity House for their exemplary performance in various Inter -House competitions It was the day of Dignity House as they out-classed everyone and won the Trophies for The Best House in Sports and The Best House in Co-Scholastic activities as well. Usman Hafiz the Vice Prefect Culture House received the Certificate for being The Best Contingent Commander. Mrs. Nirmal Gupta, the senior most member of The Management Board Trustees ,gave away cash prize of Rs 10000 each to the students who achieved a C.G.P.A score of Perfect 10 in their Class X Board Exams 2013.
The Chief Guest and the Guest of Honour in their address complimented the efforts of the staff and the students for putting up such a stupendous show. They exhorted the parents and teachers to identify the best in their child and nurture that talent. The Chief Guest also opined that although success is important, but means to achieve it are equally important. The vote of thanks was rendered by the Principal Mr. Jagadish Singh Dhami.
The programme concluded with the National Anthem with the promise of a handful of brighter hues the next year.

PRIMARY WING HERITAGE SCHOOL CELEBRATES IX SPORTS DAY “MOSAIC”

‘Mosaic’ the IX Sports Day of Primary Wing Heritage School was a grand celebration of team-work, sportsmanship and joie de vivre.
School sported a festive look with colourful flags and decorations adorning the school ground; and students smartly dressed eager and ebullient to showcase their talent on field.
On the occasion Mr. K. Rajendra Kumar (I.P. S.) D.G. Prisons J&K , was the Chief Guest. Mr. Balwant Thakur, Padamshree, Regional Director, Indian Council for Cultural Relations, Jammu, was the Guest of Honour, other dignitaries on the occasion were Mr. Devender Singh Rana, Hon’ble Member Legislative Council, Mr. Aijaz Ahmed Khan, Hon’ble Minister of State for Revenue , Relief and Rehabilitation, Mrs. Vijaya Rajendra, Mrs. Deepika Thakur, Mrs. Gunjan Rana, Mr. K. Manicka Raj (IAS) and Dr. Yogita Rana (IAS).
The programme started with the welcome of the esteemed Chief Guest by Mrs. Vandana Jasrotia, Headmistress .
After an impressive March Past by the students of class III, IV, V, the Chief Guest hoisted the Sports Flag and declared the open the Sports meet open with the lighting of the Sports Lamp.
It was a day full of exciting and innovative races like-dribbling the ball Race, stitch in time saves nine, Zig-Zag race, fetching the toys, learn and run race, human-wheel-burrow race etc.
The sporting events were punctuated by various cultural items presented by various classes of the primary section. The students of class I looked adorable dancing on the groovy music of chick dance . If the exuberant students of class II displayed their skill s in aerobics giving the message of importance of good health and benefits of exercise, the students of Class III had everyone tapping their feet to the music of cha-cha. Various Yoga Asanas were also demonstrated by the students which left the audience amazed on the agility and expertise of the tiny tots. Highlight of the programme was fusion dance of lazium and dumbbells inspired by the folk dances of Maharashtra infusing the whole atmosphere with the spirit of integrity and sports.
The winners of the various races were felicitated by distinguished guests. The esteemed Chief Guest presented the Trophy for the Best House in Co-Scholastics and the Best House in Sports to Tradition House - proud winner of both the trophies amidst cheers of the students , teachers and parents for the winning house RITVIK ANAND of class V wss awarded with the certificate of merit for being ‘Smartest Contingent Commander’. The pique of the day was the grand finale where in the whole primary section had gathered to celebrate the spirit of teamwork , happiness and unity. Students wearing colourful dresses mesmerized the august gathering with their breath taking performances. The ground reverberated with the message by the Heritageans that the sky is not the limit for them and they will carry the torch of peace and progress everywhere.
In their address the Chief Guest and the Guest of Honour complimented the students and staff for putting up such a stupendous show and opined that it was indeed a splendid mosaic of sports ,creativity, gaiety and fervor .The honorable chief guest also interacted with the students which further enlivened the atmosphere. He shared an anecdote motivating students to work harder undeterred by challenges and develop the ability to adapt to changed circumstances to emerge a winner. The programme came to a close with the Vote of Thanks presented by the Principal, Mr. Jagadish Singh Dhami .

 

HERITAGE SCHOOL JAMMU SHINES IN THE 1st POSITION IN INTER SCHOOL QUIZ COMPETITION

Shivansh Ganjoo, Jaskaran Singh Dhillon and Usman Hafiz of Heritage school who won 1st position in Inter School Quiz Competition held at Carmel Convent Kunjwani, Jammu, on 6th December 2013 posing for a photograph with the Principal and the teacher incharge. 10 schools across Jammu city participated in the event. The Principal and the staff congratulated the team on their success.

 

HERITAGE SCHOOL JAMMU SHINES AT THE SCINDIA SCHOOL FORT,GWALIOR

A team of five students Rythm Babbar (X) , Sachi Singh (X), Suruchi Sharma (XI), Pranjul kalsi (XI) and Parth Singh Manhas (XI) along with the escort teacher Mrs. Vandana Jasrotia of Heritage school Jammu made their presence felt and won accolades in the Science Fest 2013 organised by The Scindia School Fort, Gwalior from 28th Nov. to 30th Nov. 2013.
The three day Science Fest at the prestigious school of Gwalior was the first time for the students of Heritage School to compete with 7 other leading public schools of India and an excellent opportunity for them to showcase their talent. They proved their mettle by winning 5 prizes in all in various science related competitions held there. Rythm Babbar won 1st prize in poster making on the topic Family Farming, Sachi Singh and Rythm Babbar won the 2nd and the 3rd prize respectively for slogan writing competition on the topic ‘Drug Abuse’, Suruchi Sharma won the 3rd prize in story writing competition on the topic ‘The Mad Scientist’, Pranjul kalsi, Parth Singh Manhas and Suruchi Sharma won 2nd prize in Science Model exhibition on ‘Science against Crime’. Their model of ‘pick and drop’ robot that can help in locating unidentified object in humanly inaccessible areas, won special appreciation for the effort and technicality.
The impeccable power point presentation during the Science Fest on science related activities in Heritage school by Rythm Babbar has further given the school a pride of place in The Scindia School, Gwalior.
The Management, Principal and staff of Heritage School applauds their achievment and wishes them further success in future endeavours.

 

HERITAGE ORGANIZES A DENTAL CHECK-UP CAMP

School dental check-up was organized at Heritage school on 3 December 2013 for classes VI – VIII. Team of five doctors under the leadership of Dr Rakesh Gupta (HOD Pedodontics) Govt. Dental Hospital Jammu, visited the school.
Dr. Shalan Koul (MDS Pedodontics) Lecturer, Indira Gandhi Govt. Dental College (IGGDC), with her team of doctors, Dr. Nanika Mahajan MDS Registrar, Dr. Shikha Sharma, Dr. Imran Bandey, Dr. Asif Iqbal assisted by Mr. Joginder Paul (Dental Assistant) and Ms. Sonia Sharma (ANM) provided expert services in the school premises to the students of middle wing of the school.
They educated students about prevention of common oral diseases, importance of maintaining good oral hygiene. Students also availed benefits of free dental check-up. The check-up process included a small general check-up for making estimation of the oral health condition of the child; where required scaling, mobile extraction and restoration was carried out.

 

STUDENTS OF HERITAGE SCHOOL SHINES IN THE CITY ROUND OF ALL INDIA CROSSWORD PUZZLE


          Mahima Sagar and Vedant Sharma of Heritage School, who won 1st Position in th City Round of All India Crossword Puzzle organised by DPS, Jammu, under the ageis of Extra-C, posing for a photograph with the Principal and the teacher-incharge. They have been chosen to participate in the Nationals to be held on 14th Dec 2013 in Delhi. Heritage family congratulates them on their stupenduous success and wishes them luck for the future endeavours.

 

HERITAGEANS SHINE IN STATE LEVEL PAINTING COMPETITION


          Mrinal Raina,Ariha Dabgotra and Aiman Anis of Heritage School made the school proud by winning second, third and consolation prizes respectively in 4th State Level Painting Competition organized by Ministry of Water resources, Central Ground Water Board (Govt. of India) on 24th November, 2013 at Women’s College, Gandhi Nagar, Jammu.

They have also been awarded with a cash prize of Rs.9, 000/- Rs. 6,000/- and Rs. 2000/- respectively. Mrinal and Ariha will represent the state of J& K at National Level Competition to be held in Delhi on 27th December 2013.The Principal and the staff congratulated the students and the art teacher Mr. Anup Gupta for this remarkable success and wished them luck for their future endeavours.

 

HERITAGE SCHOOL ORGANISES A SEMINAR ON FIRST AID


          With the aim to equip the students with basic skills to cope up with the emergency situations and provide first –aid, Heritage School organized a seminar on First Aid under the auspices of Red Cross Society, Jammu Region.

A team of experts headed by Mrs. Navneet Kaur, Hon’y Director Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu Region, visited the school to educate students regarding various aspects of First Aid. Mrs. Navneet Kaur in her address to the students talked about meaning and importance of First Aid and what to do in  case of an emergency.

Dr. Rohini Bhan (Medical Officer) demonstrated the First Aid Methods and how to respond to emergency situations. They were assisted by Mr. Kuldeep Bhat (Sr. Ophthalmic Tech.) and Mr. Joginder (Pharmacist) .

It was a highly interactive and informative session in which the students also participated enthusiastically.

In his address to the gathering  the Principal, Heritage School, emphasized the need to orient the student fraternity in First Aid to cope with emergency situations both at school and at home. He also expressed his gratitude to the Red Cross Society for benefitting the school with their expertise.

 

HERITAGE SCHOOL Wins 2nd POSITION (Category A) IN STATE LEVEL PAINTING COMPETITION


Insiya Verma of Heritage School, the proud winner of 2nd position (Category A) in State Level Painting Competition Organized by NHPC Ltd ( A Govt. Of India Enterprise), posing for a photograph with the Principal and the Art Teachers. She has been awarded with a cash prize of Rs. 8000 and has qualified for National Level painting Competition to be held on 14th December in New Delhi.
The Heritage family congratulates her on her stupendous success and wishes her good luck for her future endeavours.

 

HERITAGE SCHOOL BAGS THE BEST COUNTRY AWARD IN JK MUN 2013


Students of Heritage School bagged the Best Country award at JK MUN 2013 hosted by JK Public School,Kunjwani . Fifteen countries of the world were represented by eight schools across the city. The delegation comprising of Rythm Babbar , Usman Hafiz, Sikander Hayat and Jaskaran Singh which represented China won this coveted prize. These delegates also lifted individual prizes. Rythm Babbar was adjudged as best delegate in the committee United Nations General Assembly( UNGA) , where- as Usman Hafiz and Sikander Hayat received High Commendation in United Nations committee International Atomic Energy Agency And Security Council respectively. Principal Heritage School lauded the efforts of the team and the teacher in-charge for this achievement .

 

INTER-SCHOOL DEBATE COMPETITION ORGANISED AT B.S.F SR. SEC SCHOOL


AyushiParmar and TanviRaina of Heritage School Jammu, bagged second place as a team in Inter-School Debate Competition organized at B.S.F Sr. Secondary School on 31st Oct, posing for a photograph with the Vice-Principal, Senior Coordinator and teachers in-charge.

 

HERITAGE SCHOOL WON 2nd POSITION IN INTER SCHOOL GROUP SONG COMPETITION


Students of Heritage School Jammu, who won 2nd position in Inter School group Song Competition organized by K.C. International School on 30th Oct. 2013, posing for a photograph with the Vice-Principal & Music teachers. Heritage family congratulates them and wishes them success in their future endeavours.

 

HERITAGE ORGANISES FORAYS FRINGED FAR THE ADVENTURE CAMP


Adventure Camp was organised at Heritage school from 23rd October to 27th October with the objectives of developing leadership qualities, inculcating survival skills and instilling a sense of adventure in the students. The camp was organised in association with AIMS, an adventure camp organiser .The students of classes III to VI had a mesmerising experience of overnight stay at the camp, where as students of classes I, II and Kindergarten attended day camps on 26th Oct and 27th Oct respectively.
The camp included a host of activities like Rappelling, Zorbing, Double Trouble ,Knot tying, Burma Bridge , Commando Bridge ,Tug of War, Tyre Crossing, Rope Climbing, Tarzen Swing, Balance Walk , Net Climbing,Tent Pitching. Students were also introduced to disaster management and river crossing techniques. The students who participated in over -night camp also enjoyed bonfire at night. The camp activities were punctuated with a music and dance routine to keep up the enthusiasm level of the participants.
Over 600 students participated in the camp which concluded on Sunday evening.The students participated in the event with loads of zeal and enthusiasm and displayed tremendous confidence, determination, will power and vigour. The event provided a rare opportunity to the students to test as well as develop their drive, resolve and panache for adventure. The participation and extraordinary response of the students, including the tiny tots of Kindergarten, provided a testimony to the fact that the event was a mega successful one.
It was an experience which students are likely to remember for a long time.

 

Heritage School who won 3rd Position in Inter School Song Competition


Students of Heritage School who won 3rd Position in Inter School Song Competition organised by Model Academy B.C.Road Jammu on 25th Oct 2013, posing with the Vice Principal and the guide teachers. Seven teams across the city participated in the competition. The Principal and the staff congratulates them on their success.

 

The Kindergarten Wing of Heritage School organised ‘Father Special’ programme


The Kindergarten Wing of Heritage School organised ‘Father Special’ programme with the aim to strengthen parental bond and inspire children to pay reverence to their father. The programme also aimed at inspiring the fathers to spend quality time with their children and take active interest in their school activities.
A variety of cultural programmes were planned to make the day memorable for the fathers. The tiny tots with great zeal and enthusiasm presented song and dance items to entertain their beloved fathers.
To make the day more eventful and memorable, exciting games and activities like hit the target, cooking without fire,solving puzzles were organised.Fathers, along with their shining stars, participated with fervour and it appeared that fathers were back in their childhood days.
Mrs. Ranjana Jamwal, Coordinator Kindergarten, in her vote of thanks expressed her gratitude to the fathers for their whole hearted participation in the programme. She also emphasied on the importance of father’s role in a child’s life and how he acts as a comforter, a care giver, confidante and a problem solver. Father can play an important role in shaping well balanced personality of their child.
The programme concluded with the fathers being honoured with tokens of love to make them feel special.

 

Heritage won bronze medal in 1000 mtrs Road Race in CBSE North Zone Skating Cluster


Kartikeya Puri of Heritage School, proud winner of bronze medal in 1000 mtrs Road Race in CBSE North Zone Skating Cluster held at Remal Public School, New Delhi, posing for a photograph with the Vice-Principal, the Sports Co-ordinator and the coach.Heritage family congratulates Kartikeya Puri on his stupenduous success and wishes him best of luck for his future endeavors. .

 

21st Children’s Science Congress competition organized in Jammu on 12th Oct. 2013.


Students of Heritage School Jammu who were members of the three teams of the school selected for 21st Children’s Science Congress in the district level competition organized in Jammu on 12th Oct. 2013. Posing with the Principal, the Headmistress and the guide teachers of the school. The students will now be participating at the state level competition which will be held in Srinagar. .

 

Mini - Sub Junior National Handball Championship


Aadhar Gupta ( u- 12 Boys ), Abhay Gupta (u-12 Boys) and Ariha Dabgotra ( u-15 Girls) of Heritage School , who were selected in the J&K team to participate in Mini - Sub Junior National Handball Championship ( u-12& u-15 ) held at Karur ,Chennai , from 24 th Sept. to 29 th Sept. 2013 , posing for a photograph with the Principal , the Sports Co-ordinator and the coach.The tournament was organized by the Handball Federation Of India. .

 

Inter-Division Handball Tournament (u-14 and u-17 girls)


Sonamdeep Kaur, Tanjot Kaur and Ojasvi Sharma of Heritage School,  members of the winning team in Inter Division Handball Tournament (u-14 and u-17 girls), posing for a photograph with the Principal, the Sports Co-ordinator and the coach. The tournament was organized by Youth Services & Sports on 16th Sept. 2013 and 17th Sept.2013.

 

Inter-Division Basketball Tournament (u-19 girls)


Nimisha Dhami, Janvi Sharma and Aroob Khan of  Heritage School, members of  winning  team in Inter-Division Basketball  Tournament (u-19 girls), posing for a photograph with the Principal, the Sports Coordinator and the coach.The tournament was organized by Youth Services & Sports on 11-09-13  and 12-09-13.

 

Heritage School Ranked First In Co-Ed School Of Jammu By Education World India


The Senior most Trustees of Heritage School, Mr.D.P Gupta and Mrs. Suman Gupta receiving the award

Heritage school, Jammu, has  been  awarded  with the  first  position in Co-Ed schools  category in  the Jammu & Kashmir State  by the C Fore  in its Annual Education WORLD Survey 2013 and was felicitated in  a glittering Awards Dinner  Night  on Sep-14 at The Lalit , New Delhi .
Being a young school this achievement is quite stunning and reflects on the commitment of the management of the school towards quality education for the children of Jammu. Heritage School outshone every other Co-Ed school in Jammu on  14 parameters including academic reputation, faculty competence, leadership quality, sports education, disabilities friendliness, community services.

The management and the Principal appreciated and acknowledged the efforts of each staff member in achieving this prestigious award. This award will act as inspiration and encouragement for the Heritage fraternity to scale new heights and set new standards.

Among the top educationists from India and abroad present on the occasion were Graham Cooper and Tina Whitely of the UK-based Capita SIMS, a premier school information management systems company; Swapna Pawar, head of Asian International College, Singapore; Rajeev Pathank, co-founder of Funtoot Learning; and Kishen Whabi of FitKids Education Pvt. Ltd.
This  year the all-India survey conducted by the well-known Delhi-based market research and opinion polls agency Centre for Forecasting Pvt. Ltd  (C fore), polled 5,779 parents, educationists, teachers and principals across 21 cities to rate 725 schools  with  objective  to track and proclaim the country's best schools as role models to the entire of community of educators and inspire top-ranked schools themselves to improve from good to great.

 

 

 

Heritage School Organizes ‘Dance & Discover’

Heritage School on 13 September organized a glittering Inter-House Dance Competition ‘ Dance & Discover’ under the British Council’s International School Award Accreditation Scheme (ISA).  Heritage school is the 1st in Jammu to apply for ISA.
ISA provides recognition for teachers and their schools, working to instill a global dimension into the learning experience of all children.
In ‘Dances & Discover’-the Inter-House Competition for students of class VI to X, the participants sprayed the international colours of dance and set the stage on fire with their breath taking performances.
Before each dance item a brief introduction of  the country was given by the council member to add to the interest of the audience .The competition showcased dance forms of Brazil, Philippines, England, and China. Boys and girls dressed in specific costumes and extensive jewellery were a treat to the eyes and captivated everyone with their enthralling dance moves.
Considering the highly competitive spirit coupled with the dazzling costumes and rhythmic dances that enraptured the audience, the judges surely had a most difficult time selecting the winners. Ultimately,  Tradition House was declared winner with Dignity and Culture coming second and third respectively. The judges on the occasion were Mrs. Anuradha Seth and   Mr. Tarun Sayal,   who lauded the efforts of all participating teams and the school for nurturing the innate talents of the students.
In his address the Principal Heritage School congratulated  the staff  and students for putting up such a grand show . He also elaborated on  the other activities to be taken up under this project to provide global education to Heritageans.

 

 

Heritage School organizes Inter-House Dance Competition

        With the aim of honing the dancing skills of the students, an Inter-House Dance Competition was organised by Heritage School for students of classes IV & V on   11th Sept. 2013 in the school campus. The theme of the competition was “Indian Folk Dances’. The vivacious dancers set the floor on fire with their energetic performances. The fun filled extravaganza offered folk dance forms of Rajasthan, Punjab, Jammu and Gujarat. The spectators bore witness to the enthusiasm and energy of the young heritageans as they enthralled everyone with their performances.
      The judges on the occasion accomplished dance teachers, Pandit Narayan Prasad and Mr. Shashi Gupta highly complimented the efforts put in by all the four Houses. In the closely contested competition Tradition House claimed 1st position, Culture House won 2nd position and 3rd position was shared by Dignity & Legacy House.

          Principal, Heritage school, felicitated the judges and extended his gratitude for sparing their valuable time for the school and the students. He also congratulated all the participants for putting up such a  stupendous performance.

Heritageans Excel in Inter-District Roller Skating Tournament

The Heritageans brought glory to the school by their stalwart performance in the Roller Skating Tournament. They proved their prowess by winning 17 medals in the Inter-School Skating Competition held at KC Public School, Akhnoor  Road, Jammu from 5th to 6th Sept. 2013.
 The student who brought laurels to the school were:-
Ankit Gupta (VIII) 2 Gold and 2 Silver medals, Kartikeya Puri  (V) I Gold, Silver and Bronze each,Akshita    (VI) 4 Silver medals,Akriti Mahajan   (V) and Panini Sharma (VII) won 3 bronze medals each. Eklavya Sambyal   (VI) has been selected in u/19 Roller Hockey Team.
The Principal, Heritage School, congratulated the winning team and their coach Mr. Ankush Gupta on their stupendous success.

 

 

Heritage Shine in Inter-Division Swimming Competition

Heritageans excelled in Inter-Division Swimming Competition held at K.C. Public School on 5th and 6th September 2013 organised by Youth Services and Sports.
Pranshu Kabra won 2 golds in 400 mts free style and 15oomts free style (u-19),Akshat Gupta won a silver medal in 200 mts. free style (u-14) and Sarah Gandotra won a bronze medal in 50 mts Back stroke (u-14).
The Principal, Heritage School, congratulated the medal winners and their coach Mr Nirmal Singh on their stupendous success.

 

Heritage School celebrates Teachers’ Day

5th Sept. birthday of Dr. Sarvepalli  Radha Krishanan , one of the foremost educationist, thinker and philosopher of India, celebrated as Teachers’ Day is a momentous event where students engage in unbridled capacity to shower their love and respect on their teachers. It is a national observance to acknowledge all teachers for their contribution to society.

Heritageans celebrated Teachers’ Day with great zest and enthusiasm. It was a day of power packed emotions and sensational programme.
        Students had gone to lengths to make the day memorable for their teachers. The Head girl  Mahima Sagar welcomed the teachers and on behalf of the student fraternity expressed heartfelt gratitude and appreciation for their revered teachers for their love, support and guidance. The Cultural Programmer started with a soulful rendition of Guru Vandana by the school children, followed by foot tapping music and dance items. Many interesting games were organized which infused the celebration with fun and joy.

   Heritageans’ bubbly creativity had teachers appreciating them with their resounding claps of joy after each item.

      In his address to the students the Principal Heritage School lauded the students for the efforts put in by them to make the day special and truly cherished by the teachers.

        The School Head-boy Pranav Sharma presented the Vote of Thanks.

 

HERITAGE SCHOOL PRIMARY WING ORGANISES HINDI GROUP SONG COMPETITION

An Inter Class Hindi Group Song Competition was organized in Heritage School wherein  students of classes I - III participated.
The judges for the occasion were Mr. Surpal Jaswal, a renowned singer of the state whose son Anmol Jaswal has made every Jammuaite   feel proud of his stellar performance on the Indian Idol Junior show being broadcast by Sony Entertaintment.
The other distinguished judge on the occasion was Mr. Narender Wazir popular singer of Jammu.
It was an event that depicted the musical talent of the young Heritageans who put in their best to make their efforts a success. The tiny tots charmed everyone with their mellifluous performance.
First position was shared by groups Sargam and Sursangam, where as second place was bagged by  the group Surtaal  followed by the group Tarangam standing at third place.
The judges were highly impressed by the melodious performance of the students and lauded the efforts of the students as well as the teachers who are helping them to polish their talent.
The Principal Heritage School gave away the mementos to the esteemed judges and highly appreciated the efforts of the teachers of Culture House   the organizer of the event for putting up a well co-ordinated and well executed programme.

 

HERITAGEANS IN INTER DISTRICT FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT

Gaurav Koshal (VIII), Aryan Sethi (VIII) and Jasmeet Singh (IX) of Heritage School, who have the distinction of being part of the winning District Football team posing for a photograph with the Principal, the Sports Co-ordinator and the coach.
The Inter District Football Tournament was organized by Youth Services and Sports on 29th May’13.

 

HERITAGEANS EXCEL IN INTER SCHOOL BOOK REVIEW COMPE