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      Advertisement for Vice Principal and Registrar -Ramanthpur:under downloads                   Notification : Application form for teaching & non teaching staff under downloads.                   A Prithvi Reddy and Mohammed Faizan Sheikh of Class 8 represented Hyderabad in the 61st State level district Cricket Tounament.                   " Admission into Class-1 (2016-17) Provisionally Selected/Waiting List for Medical Test under downloads "       B Rajesh of Class 10 sets a record of 23 Secs to win the 200m race in 27th South Zone National Athletic Championship, 2015.                                       B Heeralal of Class 10 sets a record of 6.76 in the Long Jump in the same.               The School Participated in the District School Games Federation and Won the 1st Prize in Boys Football under 17, bagged the 1st place in Hockey in both under 17 & under 14 and 1st place in Girls Hockey under 17.                                                                                                                                                                 


Republic Day Celebrations 2016
   The 67th Republic Day was a proud moment for HPS-B as it had more than one reason to celebrate. Mr Ajay Pal Singh Banga President & CEO of MasterCard ( alumnus of HPS) was honoured with the coveted PADMASHRI AWARD by the President for his yeoman services and outstanding contribution to the software industry globally.The day was celebrated with great pride and patriotic fervour at the majestic SHAHEEN Block of HPS-B. 26th Jan, a significant day in the history of India`s independence, the day on which the Constitution of India came into force 67 years ago, was marked with a scintillating cultural programme by our enthusiastic and sprightly eaglets. The programme commenced with the unfurling of the Tricolor by the Principal Mrs Ramandeep Kaur Samra, to the echoing tunes of Vande Mataram. The school choir rendered some inspirational patriotic songs through a medley of soul stirring compositions. An inspirational ballet, beautifully depicted by the nimble footed dancers charted the journey of our freedom struggle and eulogized the sacrifices laid down by our martyrs. Forging all cultural divides the students took pride in glorifying and celebrating the spirit of unity. A fusion of the three classical dance forms - Bharatanatyam, Mohiniattam and Kathak signifying the vibrant bands of the tricolor outlined the various issues which are deterrents to the progress of the nation and concluded with the message that Freedom is a choice to Create, so be innovative, dream big , aspire and achieve. The sprawling grounds came to life as the young eaglets danced in gay abandon to the lilting tunes of JAI HO. A short play staging the reincarnation of Bapu and Shaheed Bhagat Singh who pay a visit to their motherland to assess the progress of the nation are pained by what they see and urge the youth to champion the cause of our fore fathers and work towards the progress of the nation to recreate the India of Bapu`s dreams. In what could be termed a rare first , martial art exponent Alankrita of class VI showcased her extraordinary skills and mastery over Kalaripayattu, the unique art form of Kerala through finely executed moves including strikes, kicks, grappling and weaponry, symbolizing the empowerment of today`s woman. The Principal in her message urged the children to explore their interests wholeheartedly, to welcome new ideas, seek newer frontiers and broaden their horizons and surge ahead to carve a niche for themselves and touch the pinnacles of success; to be sincere and honest and walk shoulder to shoulder with the head held high and let the world know - We are proud to be Indians. Reiterating the responsibilities of the youth today Mrs. Samra urged the students - the Torch Bearers and Custodians of the nation to uphold the values which our Constitution entails and perform their duties as loyal citizens by constantly striving for the betterment and progress of their motherland. JAI HIND.
 
Scholastic Book Fair
   To promote Active Reading Habits in children the Scholastic Book World held a book fair in the Primary Wing from 18th - 22nd Jan 2016. Stressing on the myriad benefits of reading the students were engaged in interesting puzzles and brain storming activities which encouraged them to cultivate healthy reading habits. The children could choose from a wide array of books which included Fiction, Non-fiction, Sports, Science, Inventions and a wide treasure trove of knowledge among others. The students made the most of this golden opportunity to buy their favourite books and add to their personal library.
 
Para-Sailing Demonstration
   The school, with the help of KAUSHIK AERO SPORTS, the pioneers in Aero Adventurous activities in the country, has planned to introduce parasailing for the school students. The objective of making the students take up this aero sport is not only to motivate them to build up their confidence and concentration resulting in better performance in life, and to learn to manage stressful situations by creating lively atmosphere, but also to help students remove Acrophobia. This is an event which is taking place for the first time in the state of Telangana. In this regard, Squadron Leader Kaushik was invited to talk to the students about parasailing on 19th January, 2016. He explained the students what the school is going to offer, after which there was a demonstration of how the parasail and the parasailist is linked to the vehicle and after running a few steps, gradually gets airborne to touch the height of 40 feet approximately and experience the excitement and elation of flying. Two students parasailed for the first time to demonstrate the students the thrill involved. Special consent forms were distributed to the students who showed interest in the sport. More than 600 students from classes 1 to 9 took part in this adventurous activity.
 
SCHOOL EXHIBITION
   The Delphic Art Wall Project - an initiative by the students of HPS, to create awareness about the sanctity and scarcity of nature`s priceless resource - WATER, the elixir of life which is depleting at an alarming rate and has global relevance today, culminated with the Annual Exhibition on the 13th of January 2016 on the school premises. The designated jury members Aditya Mehta and Hritika of class XII were bestowed with the honour of curating the ART WALL which was displayed at the Shaheen Block of HPS where the selected art works from many eminent schools in the twin cities including NASR, ABHYASA, MERIDIAN, SILVER OAKS and others were displayed. These symbolic art works would command a special place at the world`s largest platform for Art and Culture, The 5th Youth Delphic Games 2016 in Goa where they would be showcased. In keeping with the Delphic Art campaign the School Annual exhibition focused on this important natural resource - WATER and explored a plethora of possibilities and means to conserve this life giving resource. Making the most of this significant platform the multifaceted students gave wings to their imagination and translated their brilliant ideas onto canvas to champion the cause. Indigenous live working models, inspirational posters, riveting slogans, on the spot experiments and poetry renditions set in serene surroundings marked the successful event which was graced by parents and eminent guests. The Chief Guest Mr Ravi Kant, Director General Administrative Staff College was all praise for the students and applauded their sincere efforts in taking up the cudgels for this burning issue. Touching upon the three major areas of concern regarding water - scarcity, pollution, and inequitable distribution, the students came up with some novel, thought provoking ideas to help curtail the problem through some innovative models and breakthrough technology which included the myriad benefits of Rainwater Harvesting, Perma Culture, Sewage Treatment Plant, Water Purification Plant, Drip Irrigation, Generation of Electricity from water, Charcoal Methods of Purification among others. The purpose and the objectives of having a water shed, involving mathematical calculations which showed how the storm water drains into other water bodies and helps increase infiltration and water retention capacity and also prevents soil erosion was brilliantly conceptualized and explained by the students through working models. My Model City- the vision of young Rama Dhanush, a model of a well planned clean and green city replete with a sewage system and all amenities in place needs special mention. The water formula for evaluating water content in fruits and vegetables was informative. The collage `Save Water , Save Aquatic Life ` garnered a lot of support. The stimulating ideas leading to innumerable possibilities of optimizing the available resource expressed by the young eaglets accompanied by the earnest message, "Together we have the power to make a Difference" was commended by one and all.
 
HYDERABAD LITERARY FEST
   HPS, Begumpet hosted the Hyderabad Literary Festival from 7th to 9th of January, 2016. HLF 2016 was organized by "Hyderabad Literary Trust" in association with the Government of Telangana and with the support of several academic, literary, cultural organizations and publishing houses. Its programme included conversations with authors, readings, panel discussions, workshops, book launches, cultural programmes, events for college students and school children. Primary school teachers attended a workshop on benefits and application of storytelling in the classroom. The workshop was conducted by Mrs. Rosemarie Somaiah, a story teller, author and an educator. Students of class 11 attended workshops on Dance, Films, Theater, Storytelling and animation. Art and Craft stalls were put up by Art and SUPW departments of the school. Students of classes 6-12 created Graffiti in acrylic and spray paints put up at the entrance of the venue.
 
SCIENCE TALENT SEARCH EXAM
   The Hyderabad Public School, Begumpet was declared the best school at the National level of Science Talent Search Exam, conducted by Taramanadala. Students from class 2 to 10 participated. 8 students won prizes at the National level and 12 at the state level. Mrs. B.N. Vijayalaxmi was awarded the best organizer for science exam at the National Level and was also awarded a Science Teacher Special Medal. Mrs. G.Sowjanya and Mrs.G Sudha Rani were given the certificates of Honour.
 
ROLLER SKATING COMPETITION
   It was a proud moment for the school when Omkar Paranjape of class 7 brought laurels to school by bagging two gold, one silver and one bronze medal in Telangana State Rollers Skate Championship held from 22nd to 26th December, 2015. He won these medals for Figure Skating, Pair Dance, Group Dance and Quadrates. With this, he has qualified to represent the state of Telangana in the 53rd National Roller skating Championship to be held from 27thJanuary to 2nd February in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
 
PRIZE DISTRIBUTION CEREMONY FOR CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
   Various Inter - House competitions were conducted during the academic year 2015-16 where the students showcased their talents and skills acquired in the fields of Music, Art, Craft, Cookery, Photography, Film Making, Programming, and Dramatics. A special prize distribution ceremony was organized to felicitate and acknowledge the winners and motivate the other students towards acquisition of skills useful in life. The ceremony was held on the 6th of January, 2016 at the sprawling Basalath Jah stadium and the occasion was graced by Mrs Radha Reddy, Secretary to the Board of Governors, who kindly consented to do the honours.
 
THOMAS COOK TRAVEL QUEST
   Sresht Paidisetty and Abhinav Madamanchi bagged the third place out of the 200 teams from the twin cities that participated in the Thomas Cook Travel Quest on the 6th of January, 2016. The quiz was conducted at the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan auditorium. The students were applauded for their excellent general knowledge and application skills.
 
THE ANNUAL SPORTS DAY -2015
    A plethora of athletic events and displays marked the Annual Sports Day, 2015, held on the 23rd of December, 2015, at the Basalath Jah Stadium. As tradition dictates, the actual proceedings were jump started with the sounding of the bugles which announced the arrival of the Chief Guest, Mr. B. V. Papa Rao, IAS [Retd.], Advisor to the Government of Telangana. The March Past was followed by the Oath Taking ceremony. The Principal, Mrs. Ramandeep Kaur Samra, warmly welcomed the Chief Guest and the spectators and delivered the School Report. She emphasized that sports was a great equalizer that rose beyond all superficial differences of race, colour, caste or creed. The honourable Chief Guest appreciated the fact that sport is more than mere games and fun. It is all about fair play and sportsmanship spirit. He said that one must aim at winning not marginally but by a long lead. The Principal presented a memento to the Honourable Chief Guest. The athletic events took place before the Displays. The drill displays comprised the Drill by the boys of the Middle School, Zumba by the girls of classes 6 to 11 and Karate and Pyramids by the energetic boarders of classes 4 to 9. The children of classes 3, 4 and 5 put up Calisthenics. The breathtaking colourful drill and Yoga display by the students of classes 3- 9 won the hearts of all the spectators. The athletes assembled for the Prize Distribution before the solemn Beating of the Retreat which concluded the events of the day. Taxila House took the Victory Lap after being declared the overall Champions of HPS(B) for the year 2015-2016.
 
MINI PRIZE DISTRIBUTION
   On the eve of the Annual Sports Day, a mini prize distribution ceremony was held on the 22nd December, 2015 at the sprawling Basalath Jah Stadium. It was a great honour for the school and motivating for the students interested in sports to have Mr. Alloysius Edwards, who kindly accepted to grace the occasion as the chief guest and consented to give away the prizes. The honourable chief guest, Mr.Alloysius Edwards, a renowned Hockey player, who represented the hockey team of the country as a part of the Hockey team in the 1996 Olympics held in Atlanta, gave away about a hundred prizes to the students who had brought laurels to the school in various sporting events round the year, many of whom have bagged medals at the National level. The Chief Guest urged the students to make use of the expansive fields, the sporting facilities, coaches and training available at the school.
 
WOWZAPP-2015
    The Regional Finals of WOWZAPP-2015 was organized in the resplendent assembly hall, The Shaheen of the school on 19th December, 2015. 34 teams from various schools of the twin city, who had qualified for the final out of 260, participated. They exhibited their talents in robot making and demonstrated the skills of their robots. Two teams from HPS Begumpet were among the 34 selected for the finals. The junior team, BUIlDERS, comprising Hrishi of class 7A, Tanish of class 6D and Zayaan of class 6F showcased their talent in having created a robotic model called GRABBER, which can be used at the construction sites to avoid accidents. The senior team, NINJAS, comprising Rohit Verma, Madhav V and Satvik V of class 9 demonstrated their robot called HOME SECURITY SYSTEM, which can snapshot a burglar and email the picture to the owner of the house. The talent of the students was highly appreciated.
 
VISIT OF Mr. SAJID JAVID - MP FROM UK.
   The HPS extended a warm welcome to Mr. Sajid Javid, MP Secretary of State ,Business, Innovation and Skills, Dr.Alexander Evans, Acting High Commissioner, British High Commission New Delhi, Mr. Andrew McAllister , Deputy High Commissioner, British Deputy High Commission Hyderabad, Mr. Rob Lynes, Country Director, British Council. Mr. Sajid addressed the students about higher education opportunities in the UK, driving home the fact that Britain is an ideal destination for students from India to pursue higher education. He interacted with the students of classes 9 to 12 and said that there was nowhere like Britain to study, a home away from home with a large Indian Diaspora. He also referred to one of the schools esteemed alumni Lord Karan Bilimoria, who is a leading NRI entrepreneur in UK. His interaction with the students comprised varied topics ranging from literature, education, culture to sports. He brought forth the cultural similarities between the two countries, talked about the immigration policies, informed about the various scholarship programmes and recreational facilities available at the UK universities. The interaction was a good interface for the students of the school.
 
FILTER THEATRE WORKSHOP
   A one day theatre workshop was conducted by Filter Theatre Company, UK, in association with the British Council and the Meridian School on 11th December at The Meridian School, Banjara Hills. Three students, Aditya Lahiri of class 6, Nikita Sujit of class 8 and Ritu Kartik of class 9 who were adjudicated as best actors in the Horrid High Interschool Theatre Competition earlier were cordially invited to attend the workshop. The students were benefitted by and appreciated the many theatrical skills taught like the art of throwing one`s voice, movement of the body and the skill to emote.
 
CONQUIZTADOR...... National Finals
   Our Quiz team of Pranav Mihir kandada (Class - 10A) and Pratyush Dhal (Class-9A) came second after a neck to neck fight with team Mangalore at the National finals quiz - CONQUIZTADOR. The quiz was conducted by PES University at Bangalore on 20th of November 2015. They were awarded certificates and a cash prize of Fifteen Thousand Rupees. Also, the duo were the youngest team among the finalists which comprised of teams from Lucknow, Kolkata, Bangalore, Mangalore, Mysore and Belgaum. They were well appreciated for their efforts. The preliminary rounds were conducted in the month of August 2015 which paved their way to the finals.
 
Peek a Book
   17 students from class 6 to 9 participated in the prestigious Interschool Literary Drama Competition held at Shilpa Kala Vedika on 15th November 2015. The Children`s literature festival was the first ever festival of Literature for children and young adults in Hyderabad. Nine renowned schools participated in the event. Out of the 1st two places, HPS Begumpet bagged the 2nd place. Ritu Karthik of Class 9, Nikitha Sujith of Class 8 F were adjudged as the best actors and Aditya Lahiri of Class 6 A received best narrators award.
 
Children`s Day Celebrations - 2015
   Children`s Day was celebrated in the Primary Wing with lots of gaiety and fun. A brilliant child-centric entertaining show scripted and enacted by the dynamic teachers lent a sparkle to the occasion. The spirited teachers filled with joie de vivre shook a leg to some favourite Nursery Rhymes and peppy Bollywood numbers in what could be termed a stellar shindig. Recreating some of the popular scenes of the magnum opus Baahubali, complete with costumes and props by the most versatile teachers and a fashion show complementing the rainbow colours, saw the ladies elevating the fashion quotient by walking the ramp in VIBGYOR hues to an ecstatic cheering crowd of adorable children who were thrilled to see their teachers performing on the stage. The revelry, the frolic and the merriment which marked the momentous occasion reflected the love and affection the teachers share for the children and signified the special place the children occupy in the hearts of teachers. The teachers of the school celebrated the children`s day by putting up a short cultural programme organized at the Basalath Jah Stadium. The senior school teachers presented the assembly with the news proceedings, thought for the day appreciating the uniqueness of every child, a tricky quiz with laughter evoking answers and the word for the day with a tale behind the origin of the word. Sanskrit Couplets singing the importance of the world of the children were recited which was followed by Mr Dennis Powell`s mellifluous song which left the children filled with ardour and affection.The male members of the teaching staff presented a self-scripted drama - AAJ KA GABBAR. They also rocked the stage with their outstanding contemporary jiving styles. While they was some urdu Mushaira for all to savour, the lady teachers danced to the tunes of sprightly bollywood numbers. The beat group of the school braced and assisted the songs of the teachers with their unsurpassable orchestra. The Whoop-de-do, the gaiety and the banter which pronounced the festivity of the celebration left an indelible mark etched in the hearts of the students.
 
THE SCHOOL CONCERT - 2015
   At HPS Performing Arts is an intrinsic part of the school curriculum where Academics are successfully juxtaposed with Co-curricular activities to promote personality development along with intellectual growth accounting for some well known talents in the country- the likes of Harsha Bhogle, Talat Aziz, Rana Daggubati and many others. 7th Nov was one such occasion where our young exuberant eaglets showcased some extraordinary talents and amazing theatrical skills during the Annual School Concert held on the sprawling school premises. A stunning stage replete with LED, Spot lights and special effects set against the backdrop of the majestic SHAHEEN edifice transported the parents, guests and the dignitaries present, to an enchanting world of mesmerizing Music, Dance and Drama in a Cultural extravaganza. The School Choir set the mood for the evening with the composition ONE BY ONE -The beginning of earth from nothingness to what we are today, sung to perfection. The PRANAVAM, a series of divine dances- an offering of obeisance to God which included Manipuri, Odissi , Mohiniattam, Kathakali, Bharatanatyam, Kuchipudi and Kathak, rendered gracefully by the nimble footed dancers proved - the Classical dance forms of India though diverse and varied still bind the country with a fine thread of unity , love and patriotism. FANTASIA, an endearing play by the cherubic 6 year old`s allowed us a glimpse into the minds of these innocent tiny tots to show how today`s mounting pressures and arduous tasks at a young age can be stifling and weighing them down leaving no room for fantasy or imagination portrayed beautifully with some impressive handcrafted props of Ice-creams, Cartoon characters, Chocolates, Balloons and Toys. These are a few of our favourite things was an earnest plea for freedom by our young ones and aptly summarized their feelings. A trip to Fairy Land with Young Eva taught us to be compassionate, loving and caring not only to fellow human beings but to all life forms on earth and to value and preserve nature`s bounty for generations to come. The prettily dressed fairies and colorful elves showed that even in the face of adversity, one must be optimistic. The portals of the Shaheen reverberated with the melodious beats of AI JUNOON, KASHMIR, THEY DON`T REALLY CARE ABOUT US - to an ecstatic crowd as our talented BEAT group belted out some popular chartbusters and all time favourites. History was revisited as some of the students travelled back in time showcasing Madame Tussauds, an institution in itself- a place where time stands still - to celebrate the life and times of some of the greatest LUMINARIES ever through befitting song and dance sequences symbolic of their native regions. The unparalleled contributions of Nelson Mandela, South Africa`s most iconic figure best known for his fight against apartheid, Albert Einstein for his greatest gift to mankind and other stalwarts like Pele - The Black Pearl, Michael Jackson- The King of Pop, Pablo Picasso and the living legends Queen Elizabeth and Amitabh Bachchan were remembered for their diverse, rich heritage. The true spirit of India was reflected through the tunes of Satyameva Jayate synonymous with Mahatma Gandhi and won the hearts of many. The agile children wowed the spectators with the Break Dance, the Military March and the Robotic Moves in some brilliantly conceptualized settings and innovative colorful costumes to a wide genre of music including African drumbeats. MARITAL TWIST, a thought provoking play focussing on female infanticide and gender discrimination was brilliantly portrayed by a bride hunting groom who is unable to find a suitable match due to dwindling numbers of the female populace. The magical evening a visual treat culminated with AUTOMATON a Robotic dance with a series of eclectic dance moves delivered with utmost precision to echoing beats of electrofunk music certainly grabbed the limelight. The brilliantly conceptualized plays with some mind blowing performances, aesthetically designed props, fabulous musical renditions ably supported by state of the art Pyrotechnics made for a spectacular evening to be cherished for a long time to come.
 
Laurels and Medals - Athletics
   The school participated in the 19th ASISC Nationals conducted in the State of Gujarat from the 4th to 6th November, 2015. Rajesh of class 10 has set a new Meet Record of 11.01secs in the 100 m sprint while bagging the first place in the 200m race. Kranthi and Vamsi bagged the first place in 100m hurdles and Javelin throw respectively. Heeralal once again did his alma mater proud by bagging first in the long jump (6.32m) and in the triple jump (13.10m). The school also stood first in the 400 m relay run by Rajesh, Heeralal and Rahul of the 95 points that Telangana scored winning the overall championship, HPS, Begumpet contributed 45.
 
Guest Lecture - Waste Management
   On 29th October, Mr. Ravikant, the Director General of Administrative staff College of India (ASCI) gave a presentation on Waste Management. The presentation included collection, source separation, storage, transportation, transfer, processing, treatment and disposal of waste. The core emphasis of his presentation was to promote The Swach Bharat program.
 
Guest Lecture - `Preventive Vigilance as a tool of Good Governance`.
   On 27th October members of Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) Shri D Narasinaga Rao, Deputy Chief Vigilance Officer Traffic and Shri B Viswanath Deputy Chief Vigilance Officer Stores, came to create an awareness on corruption and its effects in our school. The awareness week was observed from the 26th to 31st October and the theme was `Preventive Vigilance as a tool of Good Governance`.
 
ASISC NATIONAL LAWN TENNIS
   Ritika Bazar of Class 11 of our School who represented AP & TELENGANA State in the Sr. Category under 19 won a gold medal in the ASISC National Lawn tennis tournament held in The University of Mumbai on 26th and 27th October 2015.
 
Laurels and Medals
   Mr . G. Chandrakanth, Sr. Yoga Teacher of our school has been awarded Telangana Vaidya Ratna in the category of the Best Yoga Therapist on the occasion of World Acupuncture & oriental Medicine Day on 24th October 2015, at Sundarayya Vignana Kendram, Hyderabad.
 
School Ranking
   In a survey conducted by Education World, the school has been adjudicated as No.1 in Telangana and No.12 at the National level. This is in the category of day cum boarding school. In a similar survey conducted by The Times of India with respect to the National curriculum, the school has been ranked No. 2 in twin cities and No.1 in Secunderabad region.
 
ASISC DEBATE
    Mahima Gaur and Aditya Nigam of class 12 represented the school in the AP and Telangana Region, ASISC National Debate held in Ranchi, Jharkhand on the 17th September, 2015. Mahima Gaur, the Debates Captain of the school was adjudged the second runner up speaker for the motion-Parents should be allowed to choose their baby`s gender.
 
SAKSHI TV K-CIRCLE QUIZ
   Pranav Mihir of class 10 and Pratyush Dhal of class 9 won the finals of Sakshi TV K-Circle Quiz in a nail biting finish. The Quiz was held on the 13th of September,2015 at Sakshi TV studios.
 
World Peace Day
   On the occasion of The World Peace Day, the play Eshwar Allah Tero Naam was staged by the city theatre group Nishumbita in the school. The World Peace Day was a day to retell ourselves about our existence not exclusively but inclusively on the planet and to nurture the feeling of acceptance of one and all.
 
ASISC SPORTS
   The closing ceremony of a month and a half long ASISC Regional Meet was held on 7th September 2015.At the conclusion of the track events, the chief guest addressed the gathering. The much awaited prize distribution ceremony followed. HPS, Begumpet was declared the winners in Junior Boys Volleyball, Junior Boys Hockey, Junior Boys Basketball, and Senior Boys cricket. HPS bagged silver medals in Junior Boys Football, Senior Boys Football and Senior Boys Basketball. The school won the overall championship for the Junior Boys category and also under 16 Boys Athletics.It was a day when 27 trophies and innumerable medals proved that the eaglets of our school only know how to soar high.
 
Sporting Excellence
   The school won the HCA cricket League Match against Mahmood CC by 18 runs. In the Hyderabad District School Games Federation, The school bagged the first place in under 17 Boys Football as well as Hockey. Under 14 boys got the second place in Football. The first place was bagged by the under 17 girls too, in hockey while under 14 girls were the runners up. At the Telengana Inter district Athletic Meet held in Warangal, Master Rajesh of class 10 A set a record of 11.2 secs in the 100 m sprint and brought a gold medal. Master Heeralal, too bagged a gold medal for his Long Jump of 6.44 m and set a record.
 
Inter-House Dance Competition
   The Inter-house Folk Dance competition was conducted on the 16th September, 2015. The four houses enthralled the audience by performing folk dances of the states of Bengal, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, and Telangana. Vijaynagar House won the first place, while the Taxila and the Nagarjuna Houses secured the second and the third places respectively.
 
Inter-House Quiz Competition
   Nagarjuna House and the Nalanda House bagged the first place in the Junior and Senior category respectively. The Quiz Shield for the year 2015-16 was won by the Nalanda House.
 
Hindi Divas
   The school organised disparate activities over a week to celebrate the day commemorating the National language, Hindi. 80 students from class 6 to 10 participated in competitions like recitation, declamation, riddles, story telling and ad-spoof to observe the day. The teachers too participated zealously in various competitions organised for them to showcase their knowledge of the language in spite of their different mother tongues. The event culminated in a presentation in the school assembly on the 14th September, 2015. The students expressed their views about how important a place does the language hold. The highlight of the event was a short skit presented by colourfully clad students who very humorously brought forth the influence of the native language on the national language, Hindi. The Principal, Mrs. Ramandeep Kaur Samra, gave away prizes.
 
TRIBUTE TO THE TEACHERS
   Teachers` Day celebrations at HPS, Begumpet witnessed different facets of the personality of the students, as they paid befitting tribute to their teachers-their mentors and guides, to mark the occasion. Heart warming variety entertainment programme was put up which showcased thetalents of the students. The students acknowledged the endeavours of the teachers in shaping their personalities and expressed their gratitude and appreciation through the cultural extravaganza comprising songs, dance sequences, short skits and eloquent speeches. The beautifully bedecked dancers shook a leg to some popular numbers in perfect rhythm in tandem with the thoughtfully chosen numbers revering the teachers. The 4 tier pyramid formation by about 40 students of the primary school was the highlight of the cultural programme in the primary school. All the performances by the students applauded, commended and complimented the pertinent and influential role that their teachers play in their lives.
 
NUKKAD NATAK
   An inter-house street play competition was organized on the 2nd of September. 2015. The Bradnock theatre buzzed with the participants and the audience cheering for their respective houses. The theme presented was Corruption. The competition enabled the students to showcase their talents in acting and oration. Vijaynagar House bagged the first place while Nalanda and Taxila houses shared the second place.
 
Beat Group Competition
    The final leg of the Inter-House music competition for the academic year 2015-16 culminated with a performance by the Beat group on the 31st August, 2015. Nagarjuna House emerged as winners with Vijaynagar House bagging the second place. The music shield for the year 2015-16 was won by the Vijaynagar House.
 
HOCKEY TOURNAMENT
   The school hockey team secured the first place in Late Major Dhyanchand Memorial one day hockey tournament, organized by DSA, Hyderabad, at Gymkhana on 29th August, 2015. The event was organized to celebrate the eve of National Sports Day celebrations, 2015.
 
MUN at HPS
   Model United Nations, also known as Model UN or MUN, is an extra-curricular activity in which students typically role-play delegates to the United Nations and simulate UN committees. This activity was organized for the first time in the school on the 26th and the 27th of August, 2015. More than a 100 students referred to as delegates participated with much enthusiasm and involvement. The event began with an opening ceremony after which they were placed in committees and assigned countries, where they represented members of that body. They were presented with their assignments in advance, along with a topic or topics that their committee would discuss. The students debated the current issues faced by the world and put forth their opinions with much intensity. The activity was aimed at inculcating substantial researching, public speaking, debating and writing skills in addition to critical thinking, teamwork and leadership qualities to the students. They also learnt about diplomacy, international relations, and the United Nations. The event was monitored by the department of History.
 
Accolades for HPS in ASISC Swimming
    ASISC Swimming competition for the boys was held on the 26th while for the girls on the 27th of August 2015 at the GHMC Swimming Pool, Secunderabad Yuvraj Kumar Sharma of class 7 won a silver medal in the 100 m and a bronze in the 50 m breaststroke. Aditya Mittal of class 11 not only was decorated with three silver medals in the 50 m Butterfly stroke, the 50m freestyle and the relay, but also a gold medal in the 100m Butterfly stroke. Ayushman Dikshit won two gold medals, one in the 100m free style and the other in the 100m Breast stroke. While Sachin Trilok of class 12 won a silver in the relay, Kamil Khan did his school proud by winning a silver in the relay and a bronze in the 100m freestyle. In the swimming competition for the girls, Nisha of class 7 won three bronze medals in the 50m, 100m breaststroke and 100m freestyle and Aakriti of class 11 bagged a silver in the 100m freestyle.
 
FANCY DRESS COMPETITION - PRIMARY SCHOOL
    The Primary Wing of HPS-B was transformed into a Fairy Land as students of Class I & II dressed in their creative best took to the stage in a Fancy Dress Competition which saw a multitude of characters come to life here. The children dressed impeccably as popular Cartoon characters, Wild animals, Freedom Fighters , Doctors, Military Officers among others, set the stage ablaze with their powerful dialogues and wowed the audience and the judges with their diverse themes and colourful, unique costumes. Children dressed as The Missile Man of India, the charismatic leader and visionary - Dr APJ Abdul Kalam ignited the minds of many present and found favour with the audience. Innovative Ideas and Socially Relevant Themes seemed to be the order of the day. Preservation of Nature, Conservation of Water, Prevention of Environmental Pollution were thoughtfully portrayed and were well supported by the most ingenious props. A touching gesture of a blind girl pleading others to Donate Eyes and Help the Blind, an innocent plea To Save The Girl Child and Abolish Child Labour deserve special mention. The creativity, enthusiasm and the painstaking efforts of our zealous parents in ensuring a whole hearted participation by their wards was lauded by one and all.
 
Representing the school in The Nationals
   Pranav Mihir of class 10 and Pratyush Dhal of class 9 won the Interschool National Quiz conducted by the PES University, Bangalore. They will represent the city of Hyderabad in the nationals.
 
NIE
   Joshith Varma of class 7C, brought laurels to the school by topping the school in the NIE, Times of India Exam, conducted at Gachibowli Indoor Stadium on the 23rd of August ,2015. 50,000 schools had participated and 160 students from each school were selected to write the exam. Joshith was awarded with a tablet.
 
Buzz in the air
   The Middle School buzzed with inter house competitions in cookery without fire, jewellery designing, vegetable carving, embroidery and flower arrangement on 19th August, 2015. The students participated enthusiastically to fetch points for their respective Houses. There was an air of gaiety and zealousness in the air as the students tried to prove their best to outdo their competitors from other Houses. The Event was supervised and organized by the department of SUPW.
 
ASISC Regional Debate Competition
   Mahima Gaur, the School Debates Captain and Aditya Nigam of class 12 won the ASISC, Telangana & Andhra Pradesh Regional Debate Competition held on the 20th of August, 2015 in St. Ann`s School, Secunderabad. They will represent the school at the National Level soon.
 
ASISC Regional Quiz
   The senior Team comprising Zohair Hussain Nasser and Aditya Nigam of class 12 won the ASISC, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Regional round of Quiz held on the 19th of August, 2015 in Geetanjali Senior School, Begumpet. Now they will represent School at the National level.
 
DREAM SCHOLARS LEAGUE
   Students of HPS, Begumpet brought laurels to their alma mater by winning the Dream Scholars League, All India Scholarship. Anusha Mohanty of Class 6, Chandrudu and Bharath Reddy of Class 9 were conferred a cash prize of one lakh each. G. Sai Likhith, Pratyush Dhal, Kavya G, Yoga Dhruthi, Priyansh T and Madhvendra bagged prizes for securing ranks in Math, General Knowledge and Spell Bee competitions. The Students were felicitated by the Principal, Mrs.Ramandeep Kaur Samra in the School Assembly and their endeavour appreciated.
 
INDEPENDENCE DAY 2015
    The school celebrated our 69th Independence Day on 15th August 2015 with immense pride and patriotic fervor. The HPS edifice looked resplendent with tricolor balloons symbolic of the occasion. The precincts of the Shaheen reverberated with the soulful strains of the National Anthem as the Principal Mrs Ramandeep Kaur Samra hoisted the Tricolor. A colourful cultural programme was lined up to commemorate the occasion and remember the valiant sacrifices made by our freedom fighters to deliver India from the clutches of the British. The school choir sang paeans to our martyrs through a rendition of patriotic compositions. A thought provoking play Achhe Din Aayenge with an underlying message of reiterating our rights to the constitution and welcoming the dawn of a new beginning was staged by the students of the middle school. The skit enacted by the primary students reflected the thoughts and inspiring quotes of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam while paying tributes to the Missile Man of India. The Principal in her message urged the students to work with integrity and dignity while setting achievable targets and recalled the three key factors to success namely Academics, Sports and most importantly Conduct and underlined the irreplaceable role played by the Father, Mother and the Teacher in shaping the character of the student. The celebrations culminated with a blending of Indias rich and diverse cultures through a wonderful dance performance to the famous notes of SATYA MEVA JAYATE by the students of class XII and releasing tricolor balloons into the sky signifying a free spirited independent India.
 
CAREER COUNSELING
   Representatives from 15 universities in the USA visited the school on 13th August, 2015 to provide the students an opportunity to explore the options of pursuing higher studies in the USA. Representatives of the Universities of Washington, Oregon, Oklahoma, Missouri, Cincinnati, California Irvine, Arizona, University of Buffalo, The State University of New York, Savannah College of Art and Design, Purdue University, Pepperdine University, Michigan State University, John Carroll University, Iowa State University and DePauw University were invited by the school. Students of classes 11 and 12 as well as some parents attended the session. The director of KICUnivAssist, Mr. Ganesh Kohli addressed the students on educational systems which exercise innovation, entrepreneurship and creativity. The session concluded with a question answer session in general after which the students and their parents interacted with representatives of the universities.
 
A Concert on Hindustani Classical Music
   The maestro Ustad Faiyaz Wasifuddin Dagar was invited to school on 13th August, 2015 under the aegis of SPIC MACAY. The Hindustani classical singer of the Dhrupad genre had received the Padma Shri in 2010.The ancestors of the maestro performed in the court in Emperor Akbar and the family has been singing the Drupad genre of Hindustani Classical Vocal music for twenty generations. He gave a delightful performance in the school which left the audience enraptured. The students of classes 9, 11 and 12 attended the concert which exposed them to Indian heritage and culture. The concert concluded with insightful questions from the students and teachers which were answered extremely appropriately by the legendary maestro.
 
Artistry at HPS, Begumpet- An Opportunity to learn A Traditional Art form of India
   A workshop on Cheriyal Scroll Painting was conducted for the students and interested teachers of Hyderabad Public School, Begumpet on the 11th, 12th and the 13th August, 2015 under the aegis of SPIC MACAY. Cheriyal Scroll painting is a stylized version of Nakashi art, rich in local motifs peculiar to the state of Telangana. The art form has descended from the Kakatiya Dynasty. The scrolls are painted in a narrative format, much like a film roll or a comic strip, depicting stories from Indian mythology, and intimately tied to the shorter stories from the Puranas and Epics. The workshop was conducted by the one and only Cheriyal painting artist, D.Vaikuntam assisted by Mr. Rakesh. 60 students from classes 6 to 12 and a few teachers got a privilege to learn the art full of variation and multiplicity in terms of themes, forms, and styles. Other students had an opportunity to visit the Art Room, the venue for the workshop and witness this traditional form of Art. Apart from being food for the soul of an artist, the workshop helped the children grow richer culturally. They had the rare privilege of interacting directly with the renowned artist.
 
5th SOF-INTERNATIONAL ENGLISH OLYMPIAD COMPETITION - 2015
    Anya Ganesh of class 5 has brought laurels to the school by securing an astounding Zonal Rank of 25 in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana and International Rank 453 in the 5th SOF-International English Olympiad Competition held in Jan 2015. She has achieved this outstanding feat while competing with participants of over 31000 schools spread across 19 countries and was awarded with a Merit Certificate and a gift hamper worth Rs 1000 for her commendable performance.
 
Clean Green Pollution Free Environment Drive
   A Clean Green Pollution Free Environment Drive was initiated by the Global Art Foundation through a Drawing Competition, on the theme of SWACHH BHARAT, for the students of Primary School on the 6th August 2015, to create awareness on the growing concerns of environmental pollution.
 
HUMANOID HERBAL GARDEN
    On 7th August, 2015 the Environmentalist Foundation of India along with the nature club of HPS Begumpet, supervised by Mrs Vijaylakshmi, Department of Biology conducted a humanoid herbal garden plantation in the Middle School Block. Different herbs were planted to mark different parts of the body that they benefited. The students of the nature club helped plant different saplings, collect pebbles to mark the outline of the human body and water the freshly planted saplings. The passion and enthusiasm shown by the students towards the environment and its conservation was truly commendable.
 
APNA FARZ NIBHAYENGE, TIGER KO BACHAYENGE- 28th, July, 2015
    An awareness programme on the dwindling wild tiger habitats and the importance of tiger conservation was organized on the eve of the International Tiger Day. An alumni of the school, Mr. Masood organized a photo exhibition on Tigers. Eye catching posters on save the Tiger were made by the students and put up. The event started with the Principal, Mrs. Ramandeep Kaur Samra paying a tribute to our former President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam on his unforeseen demise. Paridhi Bisht of class 8 recited a soul-stirring poem- The Last Tiger, while Katyani and Ahon of the primary school recited -The Tyger by William Blake. Mr. Bittu Sehgal, the editor of Sanctuary Asia Magazine, Ms. Diya Mirza, the actor, and Mr. Imran Siddiqui, a forest official, presented insightful and captivating documentaries on the state of tigers, the interconnectedness between Nature and Man, and the reality check on the number of tigers in the state. The Programme concluded with probing questions from the students and discerning answers from the panel followed by a vote of thanks by the Head Girl, Rachita Dash.
 
FRANK ANTHONY MEMORIAL DEBATE-Excellence in debating, Freedom of speech.
   The preliminary stage of Frank Anthony Memorial All-India-Inter-school Debate Competition 2015 for ICSE and ISC was held on July 15, 2014. The competition has fostered and nurtured groups of talents in school debate. The ISC team comprising of Mahima and Aditya Nigam and the ICSE team comprising of Pranav Mihir and Ravisri won the runners up trophy and thus qualified for the next round. Mahima Gaur, the School Debates Captain was adjudicated as the second best speaker in the debate competition.
 
BOURNVITA QUIZ CONTEST
   Yashovardhan Shetty and Rohan Pradyumna of class 8 qualified for the City Final Round after they won the junior level inter school round, Hyderabad, held at Public Gardens, Nampally on 14th July, 2015 and won the trophy. Ten students for HPS participated in the contest.
 
INTERSCHOOL COMPETITION
   The students of HPS, Begumpet, participated and bagged several prizes in AIKYATHA, the annual interschool academic competitions in languages, sciences and humanities, hosted by Abhyasa International Residential School on 7th July 2015. Sandhya Dukkipati of class 10 A won the first place in Telugu dialogue writing. Ravisri of class 9 A bagged the first place in Science Behind Situation. While Pranav Mihir of class 10A demonstrated his flair with spelling the words and won the second prize in Spell Bee, the very talented Chandrudu excelled in Maths individual activity. Bharath Reddy and Vinay from the same class won the second prize in the Maths group Activity. Barnika of class 9 A and Srinidhi of class 10 A won third prizes each in Character Discovery and English Dialogue Writing respectively.
 
YOUNG SHOULDERS WIELD RESPONSIBILITY - INVESTITURE CEREMONY - 2015
   The Hyderabad Public School bestows upon its students, the ability to be future leaders of the world. Keeping up with this thought, the school solemnised the Investiture Ceremony on 4th July, 2015.The induction ceremony brought forth the solemn and eagerly awaited oath taking ceremony by the new, democratically appointed Prefectorial Board in whom the school reposed its trust to lead the school with their commitment, confidence and competence. The ceremony, graced by the chief guest Sri Kadiyam Srihari, Honourable Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister, Government of Telangana, began with the resplendent display by the contingents who smartly marched as the drums rolled. The President of the Hyderabad Public School Society, Mr. Jagdish Reddy inspected the parade. Humble and determined, the Head Boy, Sai Ram Bharadwaja C and the charming and multi-faceted Head Girl Rachita Dash, promised a definite change for a better tomorrow in their speeches. The Principal, Mrs Ramandeep Kaur Samra, extolled the academic achievements and results of the school for the academic year 2014-15, in her report. The ceremonial act of investing the Prefectorial Board in the insignia of the office followed. The newly elected office, comprising of 20 from the primary, 18 from the Middle and 55 from the senior School were invested by the honourable Chief Guest. The Principal, administered the oath of office and the members of the council pledged to disburse their duties and responsibilities in the most proactive and diligent manner. It was a defining moment for the newly chosen, with the school entrusting responsibilities on the young leaders, to uphold the values of the school and to keep the school flag flying high while discharging their duties. The young leaders took the mantle of responsibility with commitment as the principal reinforced that she hoped the new council would dig their heels in, to scale novel heights. The much awaited Prize distribution ceremony for the academic year 2013-14 commenced. The chief guest gave away the prizes and the gold medals to the meritorious students. The Cane of Honour for the best NCC cadet was presented to Master Abdul Lateef. The chief guest in his speech emphasised on the first step towards leadership being responsibility. He said that a good leader is the one who respects others and makes them feel comfortable. He accentuated on the fact that discipline is the first requisite to achievement. He complimented all for having contributed to a ceremonial and a well orchestrated event. His inspiring speech left an indelible mark on the audience. Knowing that he who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run, brimming with confidence to shoulder their newly assigned duties, the members of the Prefectorial Board, debouched gracefully, ready to ignite their passions and unleash their leadership fervently and zestfully. The event concluded with a planting of a sapling by the Honourable Chief Guest as a gesture to the responsibility of the human race towards the Blue Planet and which coincided with the Haritha Haram celebrations in the state.
 
WELCOMING THE FRESHERS.
   The freshers were formally welcomed on 18th June 2015,into the HPS family with a heartening song by Siddharth Bendi and Archana Pagadala. The seniors put up an enthralling dance on a feet tapping number. The new students sportingly participated in the various competitions held for them by their seniors. Selected participants were introduced to the audience and they had to participate in some games. The girls danced, sang and outdid their seniors. Mr.Sanchay was adjudged as Mr. Fresher and the title of Ms. Fresher was conferred upon Meghana; Mr. Anuj Sharma as Mr. HPS and Aakriti Krishnan as Ms. HPS. The program concluded with a lavish spread of food.
 
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF YOGA
   A new chapter in the history of the world was written when the world celebrated 21st June 2015, the longest day of the year, as International Day of Yoga after United Nations General Assembly made this declaration on 11th June, 2014.Out of 9000 students from various educational institutions from the twin cities, 200 students of HPS, Begumpet participated in a 36 minute yoga display organized in the expansive Parade grounds. They performed 16 yoga postures, a cleansing pranayama called Kapalabhati and various other breathing techniques with awareness. NCC masters accompanied the students to the venue. The boarders of classes 6-10 celebrated the day by doing some yogic loosening exercises, meditation and a series of yogasanas. The performance which lasted for an hour was conducted by the school yoga teacher in the school assembly hall, the Shaheen. This historical day was also taken as an opportunity to introduce yoga to the teaching staff of the school. The effort was highly appreciated and the staff looks forward to more of these sessions on a regular basis.
 
WORLD MUSIC DAY-2015
   World Music Day is an annual event which takes place on June 21 in more than 104 countries and 514 cities around the world. It is a celebration of music in all forms which is gratis and open to the public. For the 6th time, Hyderabad saw musicians from different styles, schools, cultures in the city come together to perform in a four-hour long concert on Saturday, the 20th of June 2015, at The Hyderabad Public School, Begumpet, as a part of the worldwide celebration of World Music Day. The show included performance by 21 bands spanning a variety of genres including string quartet, school groups, and bands combining western pop, rock and eastern tradition, professionals who sing in Tamil and Telugu, as well as a duo from Madagascar. Most of the bands were local with the age of the performers ranging from 9 to 75 years! The event had a performance by Vigil, a four-piece school band from HPS. The band comprising of Siddharth, Keerthana, Enoch, Sushanth, Rufus, Louise, Sai, Geeresh, Samitha, and Hemanth Kumar brought magic to the show.
 
HPS recycles ...... because WE care and reuse whatever is used!
   HPS, Begumpet. participated in the waste paper collection programme called WOW, Wealth Out of Waste, launched by ITC Paperboards and Speciality Papers Division. The school bagged the second place in the Inter School Recycling Competition in which 250 schools from the twin cities participated. Last academic year, the school contributed a humongous 8037 Kg of waste paper from notebooks, newspapers and tetra packs. Our contribution helped save 177 trees, 8.84 cubic meters of landfill space, 209 kl water, 3617 units of energy and a reduced 7.72 metric tons of carbon dioxide emission. Mr. Harish Rao, Honourable Minister for Mining & Agriculture, Telangana State, gave away the award on 5th February, 2015, at Siddipet. Mrs. P. Janaki Valli, co-ordinator of the programme received the award on behalf of the school.
 
The Young World Quiz
   Two teams from The Hyderabad Public School, Begumpet, participated in the Young World Quiz organized at Sundaraiah Vignan Kendra Bagh Lingampalli on the 8th December, 2014. Out of the 264 teams that participated from the twin cities, the first team comprising of Srinivas and Pratyush Dhal of class 8 A bagged the second prize and the second team from the school comprising of Anirudh and Yashowardhan bagged the fifth prize.
 
Google workshop
   Pratyush Dhal of class 8A and Serendeep of class 9B were designated as official Web Rangers from the school for a Google workshop, a program to spread awareness, on the 28th November, 2014. The workshop was to enlighten and spread the awareness about the safety measures to be taken into account while browsing internet and to launch a campaign against cyber bullying. The duo have been given the task of spreading awareness regarding the same. The best project and top influences will be recognized and rewarded. Pratyush was declared the most enthusiastic web ranger for which he was awarded an Android Key chain.
 
Dr. KVRR Scientific Society Quiz
   The zonal level of Dr. KVRR Scientific Society Quiz was held at Birla Science Museum on the 22nd of November, 2014. Arjun Kallapur of class 10 and Pranav Mihir of class 9 brought laurels to the school yet again as they walked away with the first prize. A cash prize of Rs. 600 was given to each. They were also selected as the honorary members of The Scientific Society. The participants had qualified for the finals after securing the second place in the zonal level held on the 22nd of November, 2014, at the Birla Museum.
 
Abacus competition
   Mirza Muzammil Baig of class 7-E participated in the Abacus Competition held at Morpho Convention Centre at Herbbel, in the city of Benguluru on the 23rd of November,2014. Mirza was the third runners up out of 7000 students who had participated in the competition from all over the country.
 
Orchid Talent Fest Olympiad
   Bala Sahitya Parishad conducted the Orchid Talent Fest Olympiad on the 14th of November, 2014 at Ravindra Bharti. Students were given prizes on the occasion of Childrens Day. P. Shreshth of 7B secured the first prize while Barnika of Class 8A and Anusha Mohanty of class 6E secured the third and the consolation prize respectively.
 
Cycle Heritage Quiz
   The quiz was conducted at Sri Satya Sai Nigamamam on the 1st of November, 2014. The team from HPS Begumpet comprising of Pratyush Dhal and Srinivas I.C. of Class 8-A battled 500 teams from 75 schools in the preliminary round and made it to the finals. They emerged as winners. They not only won the trophy, but also Toshiba laptops and goodies.
 
Designer Hunt Competition
   Raffles Millennium International, a premier college for design, conducted a "Designer Hunt" competition on 1st of November, 2014. A team of 5 students - Dedeepya P, Tahoor Koreen, Sandhya, Suma Shree & Gayathri all of class 12 participated and made a design to gift wrap an egg and bagged the First Prize .
 
Promoting appreciation of theater as a form of art
   The motive behind introducing children to theatre is to enrich their lives by inspiring their imagination. Theatre activities ignite creativity and give children a glimpse of the world. There is a paucity of theatre activities meant for children and the three day Hyderabad Theatre Festival for children, 2014, was a wonderful opportunity for our school children to get an exposure to this form of art. 29 students who have opted for theatre as an activity in the school were taken to watch two plays, Romeo and Juliet-No Strings Attached and Maya Bazaar on the 16th and the 17th of October, 2014 respectively. The students appreciated Romeo and Juliet, a story of choices and their consequences and Maya bazaar, an epic drama, which was a visual treat with a backdrop of magnificent huge sets. Paridhi Bisht and Anirudh Deepak Narsipur of class 7 A, Sanjana Vadavalli and Keerthi Pachala of class 8 were picked up by the organizer of HCTF, Mrs. Vishali Bisht to present a two minute skit on the theme- Say yes to Organic Food. Mrs K Amita Chandran was requested to brain storm the idea with them. Their impromptu performance was extolled by the audience at Shilpa Kala Vedika. Theatre is often out of reach for many due to various reasons. Our school takes pride in the fact that we are able to give our children a possibility that they seldom get.
 
Getting rooted in our own culture
   Indian culture constantly endeavours to integrate the natural and spiritual values and helps enhancement of appreciation of art in its varied forms. HPS, Begumpet organized Yakshagana, a thousand year old theatre form of the state of Karnataka on the 16th of October, 2014, at the sprawling Basalath Jah Stadium. Literally Yakshagana means songs of the Yakshas who, according to Hindu mythology, are demi gods and the attendants of Kubera. Traditionally Yakshagana was performed at night. The plays are a unique blend of stylistic elements from Sanskrit drama, and themes are particularly battles and acts of heroism - from the great epics Mahabharata and Ramayana. Sri Idagunji Mahaganapati Yakshagana Mandali Troupe, under the aegis of SPIC MACAY presented this magnificent and unique style and form of theatre. Myth and legend came to life in the school as the Yakhsaganam troupe performed the mythological story- Vaali-Moksha. Clad in colourful, gorgeous costumes, head gear and elaborate makeup, the troupe of young and dynamic artists enamoured the audience with the gripping depiction of the events leading to Vaali-Vadha. Language was not a barrier and the students eagerly relished every scene. The dying scene of Vaali was so poignant that the audience watched with rapt attention breaking into thunderous applause as the scene ended. The performance was not only aimed at making the students aware of the multifaceted and rich cultural heritage of India and creating a holistic vision of its diversity of culture but also in sensitizing the younger generation to the rich, heterogeneous cultural tapestry through focus on classical arts and to facilitate an awareness of their deeper and subtler values.
 
The Pink Ribbon Walk
   The Pink Ribbon Walk is a first - of - its - kind initiative by the city based Usha Lakshmi Breast Cancer Foundation founded by Dr. P. Raghu Ram Reddy launched by young breast cancer survivors group to specifically address concerns of young women diagnosed with breast cancer. At the sixth edition of the pink ribbon walk held in 2014, on Sunday, October 12 at the KBR Park, about 3000 people from all walks of life, cancer survivors and their families participated and expressed solidarity with the Pink Ribbon Campaign. The event also saw TRS MP K. Kavitha , Rana Daggubati, Shilpa Reddy and other noted personalities participate in the Pink Ribbon Walk to raise awareness about early detection of Breast Cancer. HPS Begumpet was a part of this campaign and Eight teachers and about fifty students were on the dot at 6.00 a.m to participate in this awareness drive to make the campaign a great success.
 
SAVE THE GIRL CHILD - BIKETHON
   A girl child, even today remains to have the status of an object to be used or dispensed with at the whims and fancies of her male family members. None of the achievements like education, profession, legal rights or even the mixture of all these will work out a solution - the only feasible solution is the change of mind, the change of attitude of the men towards women. Till this is done, no amount of teaching, preaching or bargaining will help the girl child. Female feticide and infanticide are not the only issues with a girl child in India. At every stage of life she is discriminated and neglected for basic nutrition, education and living standard. Commemorating the International Girl Child Day, on the 11th of October, 2014, a "Bikethon" rally was flagged off at 9 am from the portals of the Hyderabad Public School, Begumpet. The rally was organized by SCPCR and Tharuni, an NGO. "No Girl- No World" was the slogan of the event. MP, Mrs. Kavitha Kalvakuntala, an icon of the Telangana Girl Child & the Chief Guest for the occasion along with IPS officer Dr. AK Khan flagged off the rally, amidst the cheers of the students of our school. The Honourable Chief Guest on this occasion applauded all the girls of the schools and of the State for the laurels and contribution that they had brought to the State and urged every girl child to be proud to be born as one. She said that this rally was just a step into the world where women will be respected and treated equal to men. The students and all the participants of the rally were made to take an oath to provide proper nutrition, health, education and not kill but protect the girl child of their homes from abuse.
 
Dance enthusiasts in HPS, Begumpet had something to celebrate about!
   Celebrated British choreographer Hofesh Shechter and his dance company from London, UK, who are on a dance tour to India this month, conducted a dance workshop on the 4th September, 2014. Miss Moeva and Mr. Fred taught the students, tips and tricks of how small steps can be converted into a dance form. They also taught the theme of Political Mother which is their latest showcase with which The Hofesh Shechter Company will mark their India debut. Political Mother brims with emotional and gritty complexity with pulsating live music, extraordinary ensemble sequences and cinematic editing. The students of Classes 8 and 9 who have taken up dance as the activity, participated in this workshop and they were not only benefited but also were left enthralled by the brilliant moves and astonishing unisons. The workshop was held in partnership with Telengana Tourism and Prakriti Foundation.
 
KEYS TO INDIA CONCERT
   HPS brings together two pianos and pianists of international repute for the first time. A piano duet by Anil Srinivasan, Chennai-based classical-contemporary pianist and Sharik Hasan, New York-based Jazz pianist was held at HPS on the 30th August, 2014. The performance was an attempt to showcase classical and contemporary music that goes beyond religious classifications and ethnic identities. Keys to India was a spontaneous sharing and interaction of two creative minds. What was noteworthy, was that though the pianists represented different genres of music, they shared a great empathy and enjoyed the process of creating and playing with each other. Their musical interactions were seamless and smooth, they dovetailed and segued rhythms, chords and runs artfully without ever colliding or competing, producing inventions that were at times sublime and sometimes poetic and always charming. The audience enjoyed the performance and particularly got a sense of participation when they recognised pianistic quotes and references to popular Indian tunes that Anil Srinivasan incorporated in his piano outings. This was indeed a unique and enjoyable collaboration that was gifted to the audience with the wonderful idea of bringing about communal harmony through music. Hyderabad Western Music Foundation, whose tag line is Sharing Music. Creating Harmony, in collaboration with Aalaap, a national performing initiative in arts based in Chennai, organised this event. And of course, the two pianos from Musee Musicale and the wonderful arrangements and the use of the Hall, by Hyderabad Public School, made the concert an evening to remember.
 
Tribal Splash- A Warli Painting Workshop
   The Art Department came alive with rusticity as a group of 64 students and six teachers got busy with paint brushes and canvases. It was a tryst of the art enthusiasts with the unique Warli folk painting- which depicts the cycle of everyday life of Warli tribals such as marriage, dance, and harvesting in simple yet interesting patterns. The chief aim was to create an awareness and showcase the beauty of these ancient art forms that represent Indian culture. Warli painting designs have dots and lines, and geometrical-shaped figures. The workshop was organised on the 20th, 21st and 22nd August, 2014 and was the second one conducted under the aegis of Spic Macay, Hyderabad chapter. The workshop was conducted by the artisans, Mr. Chandrakant Mahala and Mr. Jatin. The event was coordinated by Mrs. Pratibha Kulkarni of the Art Department. The workshop began by a gripping demonstration of painting the basic figures and motifs symbolizing the life of Warli tribals. It continued to teach the participants some tougher Warli figures so that by the end of the third day, the participants were left with Warli paintings delightful to the senses.
 
CHANNELISING THE YOUTH INTO BECOMING RESPONSIBLE GLOBAL CITIZENS
   The Hyderabad Public School participated in the largest Youth Conference of Asia, and a U.N. backed event, Indian International Model United Nations. It was hosted by Indus International School, Shankarpally on 25th and 26th July, 2014. 16 students from classes 9 to 11 participated in the 3 committees simulated. The committees were The Human Rights Council, The Security Council and The Disarmament and International Security Committee. It was a platform to debate, to discuss world issues, to find comprehensive and viable solutions to current international affairs without any political influence. HPS bagged awards in all the three committees simulated. Three students brought accolades to the school. Aditya Sekhar of class 9 was adjudged as the Best Delegate in The Security Council, Muttaqui Aladdin of class 11 as the Best Delegate in The Disarmament and International Security Committee and Pranav Mihir of class 9 as the second Best Delegate in The Human Rights Council.
 
FLYING AS A HOBBY!
   Aero modelling demonstration and orientation session HPS nurtures the development of innovative thinking and its implementation. Model aviation has the power to excite the imagination and generate enthusiasm among the students which can also be developed as a hobby. To give this experience to its students, The Hyderabad Public School, Begumpet held a demonstration of flying of small air vehicles on 23rd July, 2014, at the sprawling Basalath Jah Stadium. The aim of the demonstration was to start an Aero modelling Club in the School. The club once established, will be the first Aero modelling Club at any School in the Twin cities. Students from classes 6 to 9 witnessed the demonstration. Dark clouds loomed in the sky and in spite of heavy shower just as the show was getting under way, the children remained undeterred. Their enthusiasm was shown by their steadfast willingness to stay in the Stadium. The Demonstration was conducted by Colonel (Retired) K. S. Rao, one of the Primary founder members of AVIATORS. He is passionate about aero modelling and coaching, walking down a unique route for the past four years, passing down his knowledge of aviation and model building to the new generation. The Demonstration started with the flying of a Remote controlled five feet wingspan EPO foam Glider which soared into the wind and landed smoothly after some graceful circuits around the Stadium. The stadium reverberated with a thunderous applause by the excited spectators. DIL MANGE MORE - was the message that seemed to echo, so the next ones to be flown were a 450 Quadrotor, a Remote controlled Balsa Electric plane, a 32 Gram Electric Micro Quadroto, the Skysurfer, five feet wing span Electric EPO Foam Glider, Capture Sky Balsa Electric Plane, 450 MM Electric Quadrotor using NAZA Navigation System, Micro Quad 32 Gram and Kit Built 46 Size Nitro Engine Plane. These air vehicles rose vertically into the air and hovered around the stadium witnessing the cheerful enthusiastic youngsters. After the demonstration, Col. Rao satisfied the queries of the very curious, and of those who showed keenness in pursuing aero modelling. The enthusiasm of several students was remarkable, especially even after the end of the demonstration, as they were not willing to go home!
 
HORLICKS WIZ KIDS - 2014
    At the recently concluded Horlicks Wiz kids competition at Satya Sai Nigamagamam on the 22nd of June. Students from our school enthusiastically participated in the various competitions - like Wiz Team, Wiz Talent, Wiz Quiz, Drawing, Painting, Frozen Fames, Tattoo Making, Little Chef, Bindi & Mehendi Art, English & Telugu Essay Writing, Face Painting, Hair Styling, Melodious Musical Band & Fusion Folk Dance. The credits won by our students are: 1. Gold Medal in Frozen Frames - by Rohith Ranka of class 12B 2. Gold Medal in Mehendi - by Sneha Korpol of class 9A 3. Silver Medal in Bindi Art - by Samatha of class 8E 4. Bronze Medal in Little Chef - by Daniyal Rawjee of class 12B 5. Bronze Medal in Quiz - by the team of Arjun Kallapur of class 10D & Pranav Mihir of class 9A.
 
SPIC MACAY - MADHUBANI PAINTING WORKSHOP
    Artistry at HPS, Begumpet- An Opportunity to learn a Traditional Art form of India. Taking part in a workshop inspires, improves the learning and develops a passion for learning more. This spirit of enquiry increases the capacity to receive long and arduous training to put in more effort to seek perfection, artistry, innovation and development of aesthetic values. Keeping in sync with this viewpoint, a workshop on Madhubani form of Art was organized by the art department of The Hyderabad Public School, Begumpet for its students and interested teachers on the 17th, 18th and 19th July, 2014, under the aegis of Spic Macay. Mrs. Pratibha Kulkarni of the art department coordinated the event. Madhubani painting or Mithila painting is a style of Indian painting, practised in the Mithila region of Bihar state, India, and the adjoining parts of Terai in Nepal. Painting is done with fingers, twigs, brushes, nib-pens, and matchsticks, using natural dyes and pigments, and is characterized by eye-catching geometrical patterns. There are paintings for each occasion and festival such as birth, marriage, Holi, Surya Shasti, kali puja, Upanayanam, Durga Puja etc. The workshop was conducted by an artisan, Mrs. Ambika Devi, who has been honoured with The National award in Madhubani Painting. 37 students from classes 6 to 12 got a privilege to learn the art full of variation and multiplicity in terms of themes, forms, and styles. Other students had an opportunity to visit the Art Room, the venue for the workshop and witness this traditional form of Art. Apart from being food for the soul of the artist, the workshop helped the children grow richer culturally. They had the rare privilege of interacting directly with renowned artists. The students were applauded for learning fast & reproducing certain paintings exhibited by the artisans.
 
FRANK ANTHONY MEMORIAL DEBATE
    Excellence in debating, Freedom of speech. The debaters speak because they have something to say and the rest because they have to say something.-Plato The preliminary stage of Frank Anthony Memorial All-India-Inter-school Debate Competition 2014 for classes XI and XII was hosted by HPS, Begumpet, on July 11, 2014 in the magnificent Shawcross Hall whilst maintaining the prestige and competitiveness of the title. This annual competition aims to provide all-round training to improve the language of the students, honing their analytical and organisational skills as well as evoking their interest in social affairs and liberal studies. The competition has fostered and nurtured groups of talents in school debate. Seven schools participated, five from the twin city, one from Vishakhapatnam and one from Bengaluru. Each school team had two participants, one to speak for the motion of the House and the other against it. The Department of English coordinated the event with aplomb, assuredness and poise. Our chief adjudicators were Dr. M. Srinivasan, Dr. Meetha and Mrs. Prathima Reddy. They were welcomed warmly by presentation of the bouquets by the Principal, Mrs. Ramandeep Kaur Samra, the Primary School Headmistress, Mrs Bharathi Duvvuri, and the Registrar, Mr. David Samroy. The Principal, Mrs. Ramandeep Kaur Samra, announced the topic for the debate, sent by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination, New Delhi. It was - The environment cannot sustain the current rapid rate of Industrialization. The students were given an hour to prepare their points of view for or against the motion of the House. The Moderator or the Chairperson announced the rules and the principles to ensure that there is no censorship of motions for debate, and that all teams take part on an equal basis. Each speaker delivered a four minute speech. The adjudicators shared their debating tips. In the thrilling preliminary stage of this debate competition, Mallya Aditi International School, Bengaluru, emerged as winners. Gitanjali Senior School, Begumpet, was judged as the best runner-up team. The gilded title of the Best Speaker on the floor went to Anushka Kapur of Mallya Aditi International School, Bengaluru. The fun-filled day ended with the presentation of mementos to the honourable adjudicators by the Principal, Mrs. Ramandeep Kaur Samra.
 
NDRF - Inculcating a culture of Awareness and Disaster Preparedness
   While hazards are inevitable, each hazard need not convert into a disaster. If the local people are properly sensitised about the precautions and preventive actions to be taken in case of any calamity, the loss of life and damage to property can be drastically reduced. Keeping this aim in the mind, HPS, Begumpet organised a sensitisation programme which was carried out by the 10th Battalion, National Disaster Response Force [NDRF] from Guntur, Mangalgiri on July 10, 2014 at the Basalath Jah Stadium. Familiarization exercises which provided first-hand knowledge about the topography, access routes to various disaster prone areas, availability of local infrastructure/ logistics which can be used in disaster response operations, mock drills coupled with community awareness and capacity building were attempted as a School Safety Programme to make the student and teacher community aware of the measures taken in case of any calamities like an earthquake, injury or fire. Emergency treatment instructions, consisting of a series of simple and in some cases, potentially life-saving techniques that an individual can be trained to perform with minimal equipment, provision of initial care for an illness or injury until definitive medical treatment can be accessed, were demonstrated. The state-of-the-art search and rescue equipment like breath and heart beat detectors, wood, iron and concrete cutters were brought and their operation was explained by demonstration. We were told that there is a dog squad at the facility to assist the NDRF. The Awareness Programme was quite beneficial for the HPS community and the students enjoyed learning the precautionary and preventive measures and creation of innovative rescue equipment.
 
90th YEAR CELEBRATIONS- 22nd TO 28th DECEMBER 2013
   The Hyderabad Public School, Begumpet completed 90 years of glorious service to the community. The school laid out a week long bouquet of activities to make the 90 year celebrations memorable. THE VINTAGE CAR RALLY The week-long 90th year celebrations began with the Vintage Car Rally showcased on the 22nd of December, 2013. The rally was flagged off by Mr. C.V. Anand, Commissioner of Police, Cyberabad and an alumnus of the school. The rally was attended by Mr. P Jagadish Reddy, President HPS Society; Mr A Shyam Mohan, Vice President, HPS Society; Mr Gusti J Noria, Vice Chairman BoG; Mr M A Faiz Khan, Secretary & Treasurer of HPS Society and member BoG; Mrs. Radha Reddy Secretary to Board of Governors, The Principal Col. R S Khatri; and other dignitaries. The vintage cars covered a distance of 7.2 km with every 800 m marking a decade of the school. The students of the Primary wing formed a corridor waving school flags and cheering the participants. More than 40 vintage cars including two vintage bikes from the Nizam and the British period participated in the rally. A photo exhibition on wild life by Mr Ismail Shareef and Mahmood Hussain organised in the Shaheen Block was inaugurated by Mr P Jagadish Reddy. Later a lunch was organised by the Principal at his residence for all those who had participated in the Car Rally THE SCHOOL CONCERT A musical, theatrical and melodious extravaganza in form of The School Concert, held on the 23 December 2013 was a visual and audio feast. It began with the rendition of the school song in four-part harmony. 32 girls from classes VI to IX won the hearts of a spell bound audience through their captivating performance of synchronised hand and finger movements creating a celebratory mood for the evening. The eaglets of Class I presented a fairy tale, The Frog Prince, transporting the audience to the fairy world after which 200 students of classes II to V subtly displayed cultures of various countries housing the Seven Wonders of the World. The history of the School was presented through a sand animation. This was a spectacular visual which kept the audience spell-bound during the break. The school band, Vigil, showcased the instrumental and vocal music talent of our young boys and girls. The English play, Oh God! It is English reiterated the grandeur of good theatre in all its romantic and artistic perfection. Jubilant Spirits, a display of the dynamism of Occidental form of dancing, led the concert to end on a crescendo. THE EAGLES CARNIVAL The school was all dressed up and ready to showcase the Eagles Carnival on the 24th of Dec 2013 which began with the rendering of the school song by the school band, Vigil. The band stayed on to entertain the guests with different numbers. More than 80 games and food stalls were set up as part of this carnival. The games stalls were managed by students of the middle and senior school. The Primary school children participated in a grand costume parade. Camel and horse rides and cartoon characters added to the festive carnival spirit. HPS Has Talent was a contest which saw students exhibiting their talents in the given one minute. The carnival was conceptualised and coordinated by the students of class 11 with some assistance from teachers and the Old Students Association. THE SCHOOL EXHIBITION The school exhibition presented impressive exhibits by children, including the primary school, in various disciplines like art and craft, science, social science and mathematics. Middle and high school children espoused exhibits through their knowledge of history, geography, maths, physics, chemistry and biology. Exhibits on non conventional energy sources were informative. The school space club displayed interesting models. Live demonstrations on various art and craft forms were conducted by students. Mr. A Ranga Rao, former President, HPS Society inaugurated the exhibition and appreciated the efforts of the staff and students. Mr.Jagadish Reddy, President, HPS Society acknowledged the creative talent of the students. THE GRAND FINALE The Grand Finale of the week-long celebrations was the musical evening by the well-known playback singer Mr. Adnan Sami. The event was widely subscribed. Mr.Cyrus Broacha and Ms Rashmi Nigam, the comperes for the evening, kept the audience entertained. The evening began with a sand animation presenting the history of HPS, Begumpet. A 3-D mapping of stunning images on the Shaheen Block left the audience spellbound. Later, the Old Students Association felicitated Ex-Principal, Mr. H.L. Dutt, former teachers Mrs. Anwar Hussain, Mr. Hanumantha Rao and Mr. G. Jayanand for their yeoman service to this prestigious institution. This prologue was followed by a spectacular rendition of music and rhythm by the music maestro, Adnan Sami. He kept the audience mesmerised by his melodious voice and his dexterous handling of the piano.
 
Young World Quiz
   Pranav Mihir Kandada & Arjun Kallapur were the first non-Mumbaikars to win The Hindu Young World Quiz, 2013 with an impressive margin of 83 points. The quiz was conducted across 15 centres. The HPS pair won after answering several difficult questions like What was the contribution for which the Yankees remember Francis Scott Key? Which literary work does the Indian National Song belong to and who was its author? One of the rounds required contestants to unveil a portrait - part by part - by answering questions correctly. Every right answer would reveal a segment of the image while wrong answer would obscure it permanently.
 
THE EAGLES FEST
   The inter-school creative, cultural, literary extravaganza,The Eagles Fest kick started the commemoration of the 90 year celebrations of The Hyderabad Public School, Begumpet. It was inaugurated by Maj Gen Cherish Mathson, SM, VSM on the 7 November 2013. This ceremony was attended by the Honorable members of the HPS Society and Board of Governors, Mr. Shyam Mohan, Vice President, HPS Society, Mr. Gusti J Noria, Vice-Chairman BoG, Mr. Marri Adithya Reddy, Member BoG, Mrs Radha Reddy, Secretary to BoG and Mr Masiuddin, President PTA. The Principal, Col RS Khatri introduced the Chief Guest to the distinguished gathering which included participants who had come from different schools of the twin cities. He said that the Fest was a bouquet of 45 literary, cultural and creative activities for all categories ranging from classes 1 to 12. He welcomed all the participants and urged them to take part in the Fest in competitive but gracious spirit. This was followed by a welcome song by the school choir. The Head Girl, Srujana Bej spoke about The Hyderabad Public Schools rich history. The Chief Guest in his speech was all praise for the wonderful environment of the school. He advised the students to make use of all the facilities that were available in school. He struck the right note by personalizing his interaction with the Head boy, Head girl and using the marshmallows analogy to explain an individuals ability to resist temptation. He declared the Eagles Fest open. Thereafter, children belonging to different schools proceeded to the different venues allotted for different competitions. The painting competition and the Indian classical dance for the sub-junior categories were held in the Primary School. The painting, caricaturing and face painting competitions for the juniors and the seniors were held in the Senior School Art Room. The newly inaugurated Dining Hall was the host venue for the Fancy Dress competition and the Beat Group. The Music competitions in the Indian Classical Music (vocal), Creative Writing and the Book Review categories were held in the Science Block. The Middle School was the venue for the Street Play and the Recitation competitions while the Shawcross Hall of the Shaheen Block was the venue for the extremely exciting Turn Coat Debate and Model Press Conference. On the second day of the Fest, Debates, Extempore speeches and Table Topics for the juniors as well as the seniors were held in the Shaheen Block and Yoga Hall of the Middle School. As part of the Cultural Hub segment various dance competitions for the sub-juniors, juniors and seniors in the free style category were held in the New Dining Hall. The Science Block hosted the Light Vocal Indian Music competitions for all levels.The Painting, Tattoo Making, Short Film, Photography and Best out of Waste were the Creative Zone competitions that were held in the Senior School Art room, Computer Lab and the Middle School. The Primary School quadrangle was the host for the Classical Dance competition for the juniors. The third and final day of the Fest began with some more classical and folk dance performances. The students of different schools entertained the audience with their dances, singing while awaiting the results to be announced. The Valedictory function began with the arrival of the Chief Guest, Mr. Prasanna Kumar Mohanty,IAS, Chief Secretary to the Govt. of AP, who was accompanied by the Honorable Members of the HPS Society and Board of Governors, Mr Jagadish Reddy, President of HPS Society, Mr Gusti J Noria, Vice Chairman BoG, Nr MA Faiz Khan, Secy and Treasurer of HPS Society, Mr Marri Adithya Reddy, Member BoG, Mr Masiuddin, President of PTA and Mrs Radha Reddy, Secy to BoG. The Principal undertook the daunting task of introducing the Chief Guest whose impressive bio data left the audience spellbound. Later the Head Girl Srujana Bej presented a brief report on the highlights of the three day Fest. The children of the participating schools saw the Short Film by students of The Hyderabad School, which was adjudged the best. Chandana, Pushti and Payal of the Secunderabad Public School entertained the audience with their melodious song and skilled dance performances. Siddharth of class 4 and Akhil of the HPS recited a poem and sang for the audience. Mementos were presented to the Chief Guest by the President of the HPS Society, Mr. P Jagadish Reddy and the Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors and President Old Students Association, Mr. Gusti J Noria. In his address to the students, the Chief Guest spoke about character and family values. He said that success could be achieved only through hard work.He quoted from "Ulysses" saying that the students should strive, seek, find and never yield in their quest for knowledge. Later he gave away the prizes to the winners. The major prizes were:- 1. Best Conduct - St. Martins High School 2. Best Participation- Ramadevi Public School 3. Best Turnout - DAV Public School 4. Best Cheering - HPS Begumpet Major Championships 1.(a)Creative Championship- HPS Begumpet (b)Runners up - St Josephs High School,KingKoti 2.(a)Cultural Championship - DAV Public School (b)Runners Up - HPS Begumpet 3.(a)Literary Championship - HPS Begumpet (b)Runners Up - Abhyasa Residential School 4.(a)Little Champions - HPS Begumpet (b)Runners up - Ramadevi Public School 5.(a)Eagles Fest Champions - HPS Begumpet (b)Runners up - DAV Public School The Fest brought out the talent of some of the best schools in the twin cities to compete on a common, powerful platform. The students from more than 18 schools displayed their creativity and talent. The Fest was a wonderful experience in which the former students worked in harmonious tandem with the school and won the admiration of the current students and love of the teachers.