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April 2020

Academic Session Begins on Zoom Cloud Meetings- 1 April 2020

The academic year began on 1 April. Owing to Covid 19 Pandemic in the country the school started online classes for the students of Classes 9, 10 and 12 using zoom cloud meetings. The students of Classes 1 to 8 watched Lead School Videos and solved worksheets. The time table for the students was shared on the respective class Whats App group. Later the students were issued text books at home by the school staff.



May 2020

Sharing of Coscholastic Subject Videos - Monday to Friday

The physical education teacher created and shared videos of physical exercises to keep the students physically fit during the lockdown period. The art and music teachers also created videos and shared so that the students could hone their skills in art and music.



June 2020

Academic Session Resumes on Zoom Cloud Meetings and Lead School - 8 June 2020

The school re-opening was delayed due to the Covid 19 pandemic. But nothing could stop the school from imparting education to the students at home. The staff continued with Zoom cloud meetings for classes 9, 10 and 12 with three hours session. 45 minutes Zoom meetings were also introduced for classes 6 to 8 with emphasis laid on Art Integrated teaching.Classes 1 to 8 continued watching Lead School videos. The Pre-primary teachers created videos for their section students as well which were uploaded on the Youtube.



Inter House Power Point Presentation Competition - 17 June 2020

The Inter-house Power point presentation was conducted on the 17th of June for the students of Classes 4 to 12 online. The competition was conducted in five different groups viz Class 4/5, Class 6/7, Class 8, Class 9/10 and Class 12. The topic of power point presentation competition for class 12 was “COVID-19 Prevention and Control in Schools", for class 9/10 was “Blended learning – need of the moment", for class 8 topic was "Global Warming", topic for class 6/7 was "Water Conservation” and topic for class 4/5 was “Cyber Security.


The winners of the competition are as follows:

Classes 4 and 5

PositionNameHouse
First Demira Agrawal, Krushna Shinde, Devak Deshpande Mercury
Second Shreeshah Gorantyal, Amog Mandhane, Dheer Garg Saturn
Third Vanshika Nahar, Kanika Kotecha, Vaidehi Pandit Venus

Classes 6 and 7

PositionNameHouse
First Siddesh Chopade, Chinmayee Shinde, Khushi Nathani Venus
Second Mishti Garg, Aryan Jindal, Yaahvi JainJupiter
Third Anagha Jakkalwar, Pal Popat, Nikita Agrawal Mercury

Class 8

PositionNameHouse
First Shreeraj Mandhane, Mohit Agrawal, Aryan RunwalMercury
Second Pari Godha, Monisha Shah, Jeet Rathi Jupiter
Third Kripa Karwa, Raj Mittal, Prakhar Mandhane Saturn

Classes 9 and 10

PositionNameHouse
First Shanyu Bihani, Pragati Mittal and Nayan MorMercury
Second Aditya Dhannawat, Dishita Runwal, Khushi AgrawalVenus
Third Param Bhala, Saloni Lohiya, Megh Chhabda Jupiter

Class 12

PositionNameHouse
First Aastha Agrawal, Esha Bihani, Shriniwas Totala Venus
Second Anuj Kapse, Divya Golechha, Shivam TiwariSaturn
Third Kunal Ingle, Siddhi Jaiswal, Khushi Agrawal Jupiter

House Positions

Class GroupJup Position Mer PositionSat PositionVen Position
Class 4&5 3124
Class 6&7 2341
Class 8 2134
Class 9&103142
Class 12 3421
Total 12151013
Over All Position 3142
Inter House English Debate Competition 22 June 2020 (Online Edition)

The Inter house Debate competition took place online on the 22nd of June. The topic for senior section (class 9 to 12) was “Home schooling is better than traditional schooling” and the topic for junior section (class 6 to 8) was “Is competition necessary part of education?” The debate was an eye opener and the insight we got into the thinking power of our students was amazing, indeed the future of the country is bright.


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The winners were

Seniors 9 to 12

PositionNameHouse
First Aastha AgrawalVenus
Second Esha BihaniVenus
Third Shanyu Bihani Mercury

Juniors 6 to 8

PositionNameHouse
First Kripa KarwaSaturn
Second Shreyas ShekdeVenus
Third Ishanvi Pawar Jupiter
Third Prakhar Mandhani Saturn

Over All House Positions

 TotalRankPoints
Jupiter 11302 3
Mercury 10564 1
Saturn 1111.53 2
Venus 1213.51 4

July 2020

English Recitation Competition (Online Edition): 21 Jul to 23 Jul 2020

English Recitation competition was conducted online this year. The recitation competition was organized as an individual event this year for students of classes 1 to 5 and classes 6 to 8. Following are the individual winners from various class categories.



Class 1 to 5
NameClassHouse Position
Aryaman Jethliya 1AVenFirst
Samar Kale 1AJupSecond
Pankhudhi Shroff 1AVenThird
Suraksha Kawrani 1BSatFirst
Manas Joshi 1BJupSecond
Khush Mallawat 1BVenThird
Swaraj Nikam 1CMerFirst
Abhiraj Kumphale 1CJupSecond
Ruhi Kawrani 1CSatThird
Ananya Jaybhaye 1DSatFirst
Vanishri Sharma 1DMerSecond
Jeet Bhartiya 1DJupThird
Gatik Ramchandani 2AVenFirst
Vibha Jethliya 2AVenSecond
Ruchita Zawar 2AJupThird
Abhinav Sodani 2BVenFirst
Nirmai Deshmukh 2BMerSecond
Dev Ardad 2BSatThird
Paridhi Karwa 2CJupFirst
Sarang Mahindrakar 2CVenSecond
Purvai Kubde 2CMerThird
Raavi Pitty 2DJupFirst
Pari Kelani 2DSatSecond
Trisha Mandhani 2DJupThird
Aarohi Tangde 2DMerThird
Bhargavi Lakhe 3ASatFirst
Chirag Bagdi 3AVenSecond
Aastha Patil 3AJupThird
Jivisha Banwat 3BVenFirst
Sharvil Mahindrakar 3BJupSecond
Rajvardhan Bhosle 3BJupThird
Divyanshu Shirsagar 3CVenFirst
Adishree Shinde 3CMerSecond
Swara Gole 3CJupThird
Pranshi Ramchandani 4AMerFirst
Paakhi Agrawal 4AMerSecond
Sanvi Gorantyal 4AJupThird
Krushna Shinde 4BSatFirst
Sanchi Gelda 4BVenSecond
Christine Khajekar 4BVenThird
Anushree Karwa 4CSatFirst
Aarya Magre 4CMerSecond
Tanishka Sodani 4CSatThird
Vaidehi Pandit 5AJupFirst
Amrutha Swami 5ASatSecond
Ishika Jain 5AVenThird
Ovi Bhakkad 5BVenFirst
Bhumi Goyal 5BSatSecond
Rajvi Gilda 5BVenThird
Akshara Soni 5CVenFirst
Siya Bhakkad 5CMerSecond
Ishwari Jagtap 5CJupThird


Class 6 to 8
NameClassHouse Position
Kanak Agrawal 6JupFirst
Aatmika Jha 6SatSecond
Saanchi Kawrani 6MerThird
Arth Jain 7VenFirst
Ishita Agrawal 7SatSecond
Prisha Gindodiya 7SatThird
Kripa Karwa 8SatFirst
Pratiksha Kulkarni 8VenSecond
Srujana Wagh 8VenThird


Inter House Painting Competition (Online Edition): Jul 2020

Inter house Painting competition was conducted online this year. The painting competition was organized as an individual event this year for students of classes 1 to 5 and classes 6 to 12.



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Following are the individual winners from various class categories:

Class 1
NameClassHouse Position
Samarpratap Kale 1ASatFirst
Bhuvnesh Bagdia 1AMerSecond
Manvi Vaswani 1ASatSecond
Trilokya Nawandhar 1BVenSecond


Class 2 & 3
NameClassHouse Position
Palak Mantri 2AVenFirst
Abhinav Sodani 2BVenFirst
Raavi Pitty 2DJupFirst
Tia Popat 2DVenFirst
Bhakti Popat 3BSatFirst
Swara Gole 3CJupFirst


Class 4 & 5
NameClassHouse Position
Aarya Magre 4CMerFirst
Urvi Naigaonkar 5BJupSecond
Ishwari Jagtap 5CJupSecond


Class 6 to 8
NameClassHouse Position
Avika Rathi 6AMerFirst
Drishti Samdariya 6ASatFirst
Mishti Garg 7AJupFirst
Pal Popat 7BMerFirst
Kripaa Karwa 8ASatFirst


Class 9 to 12
NameClassHouse Position
Shanyu Bihani 9AMerFirst
Saloni Lohiya 9BJup Second
Khushi Kamad 10ASat Second


August 2020

Founders Day celebration - 13 Aug 2020

Founders Day was celebrated by GJS family on the 13th of August 2020. Founders Day is celebrated as remembrance and gratitude towards our founder, Late Padma Bhushan Dr. Badrinarayan R Barwale. Since students were away from the school owing to the lockdown, the day was celebrated with fun filled activities online. The spirit was high and all were full of zeal and enthusiasm.


Following were the activities conducted online and their results :




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EventClassName Position
Kite Making Nursery-CManasvi DadFirst
Pot decoration&plantation LKG-BKshitij MahajanFirst
best out of waste UKG-DSharvil DeshpandeFirst


EventClassName Position
Fashion Show 1Darsh RamchandaniFirst
Fashion Show 1Suraksha KawraniSecond
Fashion Show 1Shaurya NanavatiThird
Singing 2Dev ArdadFirst
Singing 2Dhruv GuptaSecond
Singing 2Hitakshi KhattarSecond
Singing 2Aarohi ChavanThird
Poetry Writing 3Niddhish JainFirst
Poetry Writing 3Anshika NathaniSecond
Poetry Writing 3Gaurav KakdeThird
Mask Making 4Priya TibdewalFirst
Mask Making 4Krushna ShindeSecond
Mask Making 4Sanchi GeldaThird
Most memorable event 5Ovi BhakkadFirst
Most memorable event 5Tanishka TibdewalSecond
Most memorable event 5Ishwari JagtapThird


EventClassName Position
English Poem 6Chinmayee ShindeFirst
English Poem 6Amogh KabraSecond
English Poem 6Aatmika JhaiThird
English Poem 7Bhavi ParkhiFirst
English Poem 7Pal PopatSecond
English Poem 7Ishita AgrawalThird
English Poem 8Pratiksha KulkarniFirst
English Poem 8Mohit AgrawalSecond
English Poem 8Srujana WaghThird
Hindi Poem 6CChinmayee ShindeFirst
Hindi Poem 6AAatmika JhaSecond
Hindi Poem 6CSoniya KawraniThird
Hindi Poem 7Samruddhi KhandelwalFirst
Hindi Poem 7Madhav RathiSecond
Hindi Poem 7Ishita AgrawalThird
Marathi Poem 6Sureshwari KohaleFirst
Marathi Poem 6Manali JoshiSecond
Marathi Poem 6Anway ThorveThird
Marathi Poem 7Ishanvi PawarFirst
Marathi Poem 7Ishita AgrawalSecond
Marathi Poem 7Ishan KhotkarThird
Marathi Poem 8Pratham Chaudhari First
Marathi Poem 8Ajinkya TaurSecond
Marathi Poem 8Onkar DambaleThird


EventClassName Position
English Essay 9Shanyu BihaniFirst
English Essay 9Atharwa JakkalwarSecond
English Essay 10Megh Chhabda First
English Essay 10Khushi KamadSecond
English Essay 10Vedika Ghule PatilThird
English Essay 11Aastha Ginodiya First
English Essay 11Nandini ZanwarSecond
English Essay 11Rounak ChordiyaThird
English Essay 12Malvika NairFirst
English Essay 12Esha BihaniSecond


EventClassName Position
Poster Making 7Pal PopatFirst
Poster Making 6Chinmayee ShindeSecond
Poster Making 7Ishanvi PawarThird
Poster Making 10Shravan GoleFirst
Poster Making 10Ankita SwamiSecond
Poster Making 10Garima MishrikotkarThird


EventClassName Position
Rangoli Making 9Shraddha KasliwalFirst
Rangoli Making 11Sakshi MohtaSecond
Rangoli Making 9Saloni LohiyaThird


Independence Day Program (Online Edition): 14 Aug 2020

Independence day was celebrated by GJS with patriotic fervour on 14th August, 2020. Even though the students were confined at home due to the pandemic, it did not diminish their spirit of patriotism. Students participated in various online events conducted by the school. Following were the events conducted and their results.



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Independence Day Fancy Dress Competition - Primary

NameClassHouse Position
Gauri Lahane 1JupFirst
Diya Mantri 1JupSecond
Swaraj Nikam 1MerThird


Independence Day Dance Competition - Primary

NameClassHouse Position
Sanvi Mantri 2VenFirst
Paridhi Karwa 2JupSecond
Raavi Pitty 2JupThird


Independence Day Speech Competition - Primary

NameClassHouse Position
Aastha Patil 3JupFirst
Aarna Bhakkad 3JupSecond
Rudrakshi Deshpande 3JupThird


Independence Day Quiz Competition - Primary

NameClassHouse Position
Bhavya, Askhara, Parth, Rajvi 4&5VenFirst
Dhruv, Arnav, Amogh, Sanchit 4&5SatSecond
Dishita, Kanika, Shourya, Vaidehi 4&5JupSecond


Independence Day Speech Competition
NameClassHouse Position
Ishwari Ruikhedkar 8VenFirst
Pratiksha Kulkarni 8VenSecond
Amogh Kabra 6VenThird


Independence Day Sketching Competition
NameClassHouse Position
Shanyu Bihani 9MerFirst
Kalashri Pipada 10SatSecond
Simran Rohra 9JupThird


Independence Day Quiz
NameHouse Position
Megh Chhabda & Saloni Lohiya JupFirst
Rujuta Khillari & Aditya Dhannawat VenSecond
Yogesh Dargad & Abhishek Bhosle SatThird


Inter House Hindi Debate (Online Edition) 18 & 19 Aug 2020

The Inter house Hindi Debate competition took place online on 18th Aug for classes 9 to 12 and 19th Aug for classes 6 to 8. The topic for senior section (class 9 to 12) was “What is most important in society, love or money?” and the topic for junior section (class 6 to 8) was “Was Indian government's decision on lockdown for global epidemic correct?". Students put forth wonderful thoughts and spoke with lot of conviction.


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The winners are as follows:

Seniors 9 to 12

PositionNameHouse
First Esha BihaniVenus
Second Sejal ShekdeVenus
Third Megh Chhabda Jupiter

Juniors 6 to 8

PositionNameHouse
First Chinmayee ShindeVenus
Second Ishanvi PawarJupiter
Third Anushka Polas Saturn

Over All House Positions

 TotalRankPoints
Jupiter 13272 3
Mercury 13134 1
Saturn 13183 2
Venus 13861 4

Inter House Webpage Designing Competition - 31 Aug 2020

The Inter house Webpage Designing competition was held online on 31 Aug 2020. Four houses participants created Web Pages on the topic "IPL T20 2020". House participants worked in a group of three virtually and researched on the topic, collected information and compiled it. One participant from each house explained their web pages using the zoom meeting. It was a wonderful experience for all the participants and the judges.


Following are a few videos of the web page competition:

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The winners are as follows:

Seniors 9 to 12

NameHousePosition
Nayan Mor, Vidhi Runwal, Shanyu Bihani MercuryFirst
Megh Chhabda, Rounak Chordiya, Samyak Surana JupiterSecond
Rujuta Khillari, Shrinivas Totla, Khushi Agrawal Venus Third

September 2020

Hindi Recitation Competition (Online Edition): 8 to 10 Sep 2020

Hindi Recitation competition was conducted online this year. The recitation competition was organized as an individual event this year for students of classes 1 to 5 and classes 6 to 8. Following are the individual winners from various class categories.



Class 1 to 5
NameClassHouse Position
Diya Mantri 1AJupFirst
Grahi Sabu 1AMerSecond
Ansh Gelda 1AMerThird
Suraksha Kawrani 1BSatFirst
Griha Sabu 1BMerSecond
Urvi Karwa 1BJupThird
Manvi Gilda 1CSatFirst
Dwij Rathi 1CMerSecond
Shlok Tilwani 1CSatThird
Ridhima Kulkarni 1DVenFirst
Padnabh Hushe 1DSatSecond
Siddhi Mantri 1DVenThird
Aradhya Dongre 2AMerFirst
Gatik Ramchandani 2AVenSecond
Arohi Gupta 2AMerThird
Arohi Chavan 2BJupFirst
Nrimayee Deshmukh 2BMerSecond
Swarit Shinde 2BMerThird
Sarang Mahindrakar 2CVenFirst
Paridhi Karwa 2CJupSecond
Aayush Holani 2CMerThird
Raavi Pitti 2DJupFirst
Trisha Mandhani 2DJupSecond
Pari Kelani 2DSatThird
Aastha Patil 3AJupFirst
Prutha Sabnis 3AMerSecond
Naitik Jain 3AVenThird
Sharvil Mahindrakar 3BJupFirst
Shraddha Lahane 3BVenSecond
Mihika Agrawal 3BJupThird
Divyanshu Kshirsagar 3CVenFirst
Aarna Bhakkad 3CJupSecond
Aadishree Shinde 3CMerThird
Samhita Karwa 4ASatFirst
Demira Agrawal 4AMerSecond
Sanvi Gorantyal 4AJupThird
Krushna Shinde 4BVenFirst
Avani Chavan 4BVenSecond
Sanchi Gelda 4BMerThird
Aarya Magre 4CMerFirst
Priya Tibdewal 4CVenSecond
Mayank Laddha 4CMerThird
Sohan Shete 4CVenThird
Prajwal Kamthewad 5AMerFirst
Vedashri Deshpande 5AMerSecond
Shourya Warkad 5AJupThird
Dimpal Chandak 5BJupFirst
Ovi Bhakkad 5BVenSecond
Bhumi Goyal 5BSatThird
Uditi Malpani 5CMerFirst
Ishwari Jagtap 5CJupSecond
Dhairya Shah 5CSatThird


Class 6 to 8
NameClassHouse Position
Aatmika Jha 6SatFirst
Chinmayee Shinde 6VenSecond
Arjun Kayande 6VenThird
Arth Jain 7VenFirst
Pal Popat 7MerSecond
Shreyas Shekde 7VenThird
Kripa Karwa 8SatFirst
Ishwari Ruikhedkar 8VenSecond
Samiksha Gupta 8SatThird
Prapti Surana 8MerThird