World Dance Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm by the students of GSIS on 29 April 2018. This day has been introduced by the International Dance Council (CID), an umbrella organization within UNESCO for all kinds of dance. Students from across all sections participated in the event performing different styles of dances from around the world. There was Hip Hop, House, and Contemporary along with the traditional Indian dances like Bhangra, Ghoomar and so on. There was a dance performance by the teachers in the Indian Classical form – Bharatnatyam. It was indeed a great day of celebrations at GSIS.
Inter class quiz competition was held at the Fernhill Campus on the topic 'Save Earth , Save Life' on 21 April 2018. The children prepared some cards with great enthusiasm to celebrate "World Earth Day" on 22 April. This created awareness among the children on the need to protect the environment.
The students of Grade IV IGCSE started a programme called ' Green Thumb' to create a campus-wide culture of conservation. The whole GSIS family supports this initiative which aims to plant more trees and keep our environment green and clean. "Save Earth, Save Life" is our motto.
We cordially invite you, to attend the Femina Wedding Exhibition co- sponsored by the Good Shepherd Finishing School on the 17 and 18 of March, 2018 at Radisson Blu
(Avinashi road,Coimbatore) between 10.00 am and 07.00 pm. You are invited to visit the GSFS stall and witness the season's most awaited Bridal Exhibition.
Inter House Dance Competition for HS & HSS was held on 30 November 2017.
Inter House Debate Competition for Grade IX was held on 28 November 2017.
Inter-house dramatics competition (Middle School) was held on November 20, 2017.
French Festival “Bonjour India" was celebrated on 18 November 2017 at the Palada Campus.
A special assembly was held in the Palada Campus auditorium on Saturday, 18 November 2017. Mr. Nawab Shafath Ali Khan, Environmentalist and Wildlife Conservationist, addressed the students and staff on the topic, “MAN AND ANIMAL CONFLICT”.
A special assembly was held in the Palada Campus auditorium on Friday, 10 November 2017. DR. KANNAN M. MOUDGALYA, Professor of Chemical Engineering, Systems & Control and Educational Technology; IIT Bombay, addressed the students and staff on the topic, “IT Training for Education, Employment and Empowerment”.
GSIS earned the International Certification by the Council of International Schools (CIS) after being methodically and meticulously evaluated by a team from the Council of International Schools Evaluation and Support organization for its commitment to the development of global citizens and international education programmes. GSIS is the only school in the country and one among the four schools in the world to receive this prestigious award. The certificate plaque was presented to Dr. P. C. Thomas, Founder & Principal, by Mr. Stuart McLay, Associate Director, School Support & Evaluation, Council of International Schools, in a function held on 16 October 2017 at Good Shepherd International School.
The 41st Founder’s Day Celebration of Good Shepherd International School was held on Sunday, 15th October and Monday, 16th October 2017 at the Palada Campus. Smt. Nirupama Rao, Former Foreign Secretary and retired Ambassador of India was the Chief Guest.
Inter House Art Competition was held on 30 September 2017 at the Palada Campus. Students of grades VII, VIII, IX and XI participated in the competition.
Inter House Debate Competition was held on 26 and 28 September 2017 for Grade VII and VIII at the Palada Campus.
Inter House Elocution Competition was held on 23 and 24 September 2017 for grade IX and XI at the Palada Campus.
Good Shepherd International School successfully conducted the Good Shepherd Model United Nations 2017 sessions with the theme “Global Sustainability and Maintenance of Unity amongst Nations” from September 14 to 16, 2017. The GSMUN 2017 deliberations were spread across eight committees Disarmament and International Security (DISEC), Economic and Financial Committee Social Humanitarian and Cultural Committee (SOCHUM), Special Political and Decolonization Committee (SPECPOL), Economic & Social Council (ECOSOC) UN Human Rights Council (HRC), UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and Security Council (SC) with over 350 delegates participating to address various issues of global impact and significance.
The School Enterprise Challenge is a student-led business start-up awards’ programme for schools around the world. It is run by ‘Teach A Man To Fish’, UK which is a global business start-up Awards Programme for schools around the world with up to $50,000 in prizes available for the most entrepreneurial schools, teachers and students. Students get a chance to gain hands-on experience of running a real business and generate profits to help support their school or a social cause of their choice.
The students of Good Shepherd International School have submitted their School Business Idea and the Business Plan. The plan has been approved. The students have started to operate the School Business and have completed the second stage. The final stage is the submission of the annual report. The Business operates under:
Business Name : The GSIS Organic Bay
Business Activity : Seasonal organic vegetable farming
Main product / service : Organic vegetables (four types: Cauliflower, Broccoli,Zucchini and Cabbage)
The students also participated in the Logo Design Mini-Competition conducted by the School Enterprise Challenge and the business logo is shown below.
Model United Nations was held for Middle School students on 12 September 2017 at Palada campus.
As a part of our strategic planning, expansion and infrastructure development we propose to have the following classes only.
2017 - 2018 - Grade I to Grade XII
2018 - 2019 - Grade II to Grade XII
2019 - 2020 - Grade III to Grade XII
2020 - 2021 - Grade IV to Grade XII
From 2020 onwards Good Shepherd International School will have classes only from Grade IV to Grade XII and it will be functioning from the Palada Campus.
Investiture Ceremony was held on 25 August, 2017 at the Fernhill Campus Auditorium. Mrs. Sharmistha Bagchi Ayyappan and Mr. Paritosh Bajaj were the Chief Guests for the ceremony. Newly elected prefects were awarded Badges and certificates.
The Annual Inter School Athletic Festival was held on 19 August, 2017.