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                                              MONTHLY BULLETIN OF CITY MONTESSORI SCHOOL, LUCKNOW, INDIA
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                                              initiatives for unity and development.

                   Dr Jagdish Gandhi shortlisted for UK’s global PIEoneer Award                      Message from the CMS President
                           Founder of CMS and      global values and building a more               Dear Parents,          level with middle-level leaders. Together
                           renowned educationist,   sustainable and safer world, that CMS          The past year of COVID-  they have developed an understanding
                           Dr Jagdish Gandhi, has been   organises the International Conference of   induced online education   on how our curriculum and pedagogy
                           shortlisted as a finalist for   Chief Justices of the World every year.  has focused our attention   need to change in order to impart the
                           the global PIEoneer Awards   For 62 years, Dr Gandhi has spearheaded    on the role of technology   skills needed by students for success in
                           U.K., 2021, for his     the idea that education must broaden            and how it is changing the   today’s rapidly changing world.
                           contribution to the noble   students' perspectives and develop global   world. Developments in   Vision 2025 seeks to steer our pedagogy
                cause of education. His lifelong   competencies. Adopting the motto of 'Jai        Artificial Intelligence (AI),   towards more skill-based learning, to
                commitment to reimagining education as   Jagat', he championed a vision of   machine learning and the internet of   create more independent learners, and
                a vehicle for World Unity and World Peace   education that nurtures students to not   things are bringing unprecedented   to reduce a reliance on rote learning. It
                continues to achieve significant   only excel in academic education but also   change in the nature of jobs, with more   focuses particularly on the development
                international recognition on the most   to become globally aware and empathetic   and more jobs increasingly being   of 21st century skills as well as
                prestigious of stages.             World Citizens.                      performed by computers, robots and   strengthening the development of
                                                                                                                          children’s character and citizenship.
                                                                                        machines. In such a world, in the near
                According to Dr Gandhi, in this    Since their inception in 2017, the   future, what will be prized by employers
                increasingly interconnected world, the   PIEoneer Awards have celebrated true   is not knowledge of facts (which one can   To share/consult about this vision with
                                                                                                                          our teachers, we will be hosting a five
                implementation of global citizenship   innovation and achievement in the field   get from Google search), but 21st   day teachers’ conference in mid-June.
                education and global competency    of global education. Selection as a finalist   century skills such as critical thinking,   The main objective is to explore new
                programmes in schools has become   in this 'Professionals in Education' Award   collaboration, creativity and   frontiers of education together with our
                indispensable, if we are to find enduring   affirms Dr Gandhi's standing as a proven   communication. This of course has   teachers, and thus to hone and
                solutions to problems such as climate   leader in the field of international   major implications for what and how   implement our Vision 2025. We look
                change, armed conflicts and extreme   education, especially for his contributions   schools teach.        forward to an enriching and
                inequality. It is with this aim of instilling   to education for global citizenship.  CMS leaders (Principals) have been   transformative conference, which signals
                                                                                        engaged in thinking precisely about this   a turning point for our pedagogic
                  Lucknow Cambridge School delivers outstanding IGCSE results           and have framed a ‘Vision 2025’ based   practices, to help make our students
                                                                                        on research, reading, consultation with   future ready.
                           Students of CMS Cambridge   subjects in which exams were taken,   experts, and discussion at the campus
                           Section made us all proud   56.5% were passed at A* and A grades.
                           by delivering outstanding   CMS Cambridge Section is the only CAIE                 Anahita does it again
                           IGCSE (Class 10) Cambridge   affiliated school in Lucknow, among the
                           Assessment International   430 top schools in India affiliated with the   Anahita Singh of Class XII, of   selected for the program. In order to be
                 Yahya Ashraf   Education (CAIE) board   Cambridge (CAIE) exam board, most of    the CMS Cambridge Section,   selected, applicants had to send a writing
                           exams. A total of 53 A* and   which are located mainly in Mumbai,     has been selected for the   sample. Anahita also secured the first
                           39 A Grades were achieved   Bangalore and the NCR.                    prestigious Next Genius   rank in the world in the International
                           by the 21 students who   CMS Founder, Dr Jagdish Gandhi said,         Scholarship Program-      English Olympiad organized under the
                           took the IGCSE exam. Yahya   "We are delighted that our affiliation with   summer internship 2021.   aegis of Science Olympiad Foundation,
                           Ashraf and Sanskriti Saigal   the CAIE board enables us to make   Out of 900 applicants, only 37 students   New Delhi in which students from many
                  Sanskriti  secured a whopping    available a different kind of pedagogy to   from 29 high schools in 4 countries (India,   countries participated. She has won
                           number of 8 A* Grades   the young people of Lucknow, that   Singapore, Bosnia and Herzegovina) were   many awards earlier too.
                each in all the 8 subjects they appeared   prepares them with the skills needed for
                for in the IGCSE offline (face-to-face)   today’s world, and that we nurture such   Nine CMS students secure 100 percentile in IBT
                examinations in March this year. Of all the   phenomenal talent."                            Nine         The competition was organized by the
                                                                                                             outstanding   Australian Council for Educational
                                      Yash excels in SAT Exam                                                CMS          Research (ACER). All these nine gems
                                                                                                             students     belong to CMS Gomti Nagar Campus I and
                           Yash Kesharwani, an     out of 800 in Maths and 670 out of 800 in
                           outstanding student of Class   Evidence-based Reading and Writing                 have         their names are as follows: Garima
                           XII, CMS Gomti Nagar    Section.                                                  secured 100   Rathee, Shubranshu Pandey, Praharsh
                                                                                                             percentile in
                           Campus I, scored an     SAT is a standardized test widely used for   International Benchmark Test (IBT) getting   Chaturvedi, Aditya Srivastava, Apratim
                                                                                                                          Tewari, Ranesh Maurya, Saksham Pandey,
                           enviable 1460 marks out of   college and university admissions in the
                           1600 in SAT Examination   United States. CMS is the only SAT and   the top rank globally in Science subject.   Anvesha Singh and Satyarth Pandey.
                           2021, conducted by the   Advanced Placement (AP) Exam Test   CMS teacher wins first prize in    Aiza Fatima stands first in All
                College Board  of USA. The examination   Centre in UP.                  Tata Class Edge Championship           India Poetry Contest
                was held in March 2021. Yash scored 790
                                                                                                 Ms Charu Srivastava, a pre-         Aiza Fatima of Class Nursery
                               Ravija excels in National Olympiad                                primary teacher at CMS              grabbed the limelight by
                                                                                                 Aliganj Campus I, won the           standing first in an All India
                           Ravija Chandel, a Class XII   making the school proud with her        first prize in the Tata Class       Rhyme and Poetry
                           student of CMS Gomti    achievement. Over a lakh students             Edge Classroom                      Competition organized
                           Nagar Campus I qualified for   appeared from all over India in the    Championship. It was her            under the aegis of a noted
                           the Indian National     prestigious Indian National Olympiad for   exceptional teaching acumen and   educational organization called Asian
                           Olympiad for Chemistry and   Chemistry 2021 and only 60 qualified in    professional skills that earned her a cash   Kids. Aiza belongs to CMS Chowk Campus.
                           secured All India Rank 40,   Stage 2 examination.           prize of Rs. 10,000/- and a citation.
                                                                                          Anika and Aiana perform            Yamini selected as Covid
                                Prakhar shines in Green Olympiad                                                           Relief Intern at UN Volunteer
                                                                                             brilliantly in Korea-
                          Prakhar Raj Rastogi, a   organized by the Energy and Research    India Quiz Competition                    Yamini Mishra of Class XI,
                          brilliant student of CMS   Institute, New Delhi. The contest tested                                        CMS Rajendra Nagar
                          Rajajipuram Campus II    the knowledge of students on                Anika Yadav of Class VII and          Campus I has made the
                          proved his talent by winning   environmental issues like global warming,   Aina Srivastava of Class XII at   country proud by being
                          a Certificate of Distinction in   climate change, pollution, water and   CMS Aliganj Campus I were         selected for Covid Relief
                          the Green Olympiad       groundwater conservation.                   awarded certificates of               Ambassador Internship  at
                                                                                               participation for their brilliant   the United Nations Volunteer (UNV). It
                                National Hindi Olympiad winners                                performance in Level 1 of the   was her spirit of service for humanity,
                                                                                               6th Korea-India Friendship   dedicated effort and commitment to duty
                          Siddharth Narayan, student   Several prestigious schools participated in
                          of Class III, CMS Aliganj   this contest. Another talented student,   Online Quiz Competition 2021   which earned her this place and
                          Campus II won a gold medal   Dakshita of Class I, CMS Aliganj Campus II,   organized by the Embassy of   recognition. Wish you all the best, Yamini!
                          in National Hindi Olympiad   also won a gold medal in this Hindi   Republic of South Korea. The questions   A Math Genius
                          organized under the aegis of   Olympiad.                     asked were based upon the culture of
                          Hindi Utkarsh Mandal Delhi.                                  Korea, people, history (traditions, art,    Udyansh Shandilya, a student
                                                                                       literature, science and technology),        of Class VI, CMS Rajajipuram
                 See inside: Stories of Valour as CMS Fights Corona with Fortitude     geographical knowledge about Korea,         Campus II won the
                                                                                       international relations, current affairs, ties   championship in International
                                                                                                                                   Online Abacus competition
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