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10 Students of K.R. Mangalam World School, G.K- II along with 2 teachers participated in the 16th Annual Asian Regional Space Settlement Design Competition which was held at Om Shanti Retreat Center, Gurgaon, Haryana from January 19, 2020 to January 23, 2020. 25 teams from all over Asia including teams from Iran(Aerospace Explorers Academy), UAE( Brighton College, Dubai), Thailand ( United World College), China ( Chongqing Nankai Secondary School Squad), Kolkata (Laxmipati Singhania Academy) participated and the team from K.R Mangalam World School, G.K-II bagged the first prize and the school will get chance to showcase its talent at NASA, USA.

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The Center for Education in Mathematics and Computing

The CEMC has become Canada’s largest and most recognized outreach organization for promoting and creating activities and materials in mathematics and computer science. The CEMC is housed within the Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Waterloo. It was founded in 1995 with origins dating back to the 1960s.

Canada’s University of Waterloo, the home of one of the largest concentrations of mathematics talent on the planet. Waterloo’s Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing is a world leader in mathematics education and outreach. The CEMC’s an online Master’s degree aimed at secondary school teachers, and innovative mathematics contests that test students’ skills, creativity and communication.

Our school was chosen as one of a number of top schools in India to receive 20 registrations for the upcoming Canadian Senior Mathematics Contest (CSMC), which was written in India on Thursday, November 21, 2019.

14 students participated and they received certificates and medals.

Spaceship Competition

Students of K.R. Mangalam Word School, GK-II participated in India Space Settlement Design Competition which was held at Om Shanti Retreat Centre, Manesar, Haryana. They bagged runner up trophy and further will be competing for Asia Finals in January.

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NASA Visit

K.R. Mangalam World School, G.K-II believes that education can not be confined to the four walls of the classroom but can be explored by venturing into new places. In pursuit of the same, around 50 students and teachers are on an educational trip to NASA to explore the frontiers of space in June 2019.

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The school is committed to imbibe the culture of comradeship and appreciation of diverse cultures that exists in our country by offering opportunities to interact with other schools and students by way of exchange programs.
Students of KR Mandalam World School GK II are encouraged to participate in these exchange programmes which are conducted outside the country.
As part of the cultural exchange program, a group of 12 students along with the French teacher Ms. Sandrine, Mr. Bertrand and Mr. Frederick from Lycee Ozanam visited India in the month of October 2018.
They explored the rich Indian culture, cuisine heritage staying in India. They visited places like Agra, Chandigarh and local places of Delhi. A group of 12 students and two teachers along with principal ma’am Dr. Sangeeta Arora were invited to France in the month of May 2019.

Students of the delegation were hosted by the French students and their families. This exchange was a sequel to the one week visit made by 12 French students. The 15 day program included various workshops, visits, and games, degustation of French cuisine, art dance and music. While the Indian students became the ambassadors of their country to share all the richness of their traditions, the French went out of their way to make this stay a memorable one by organizing endless activities. They ensured that their Indian friends discovered their entire region by taking them to beautiful castles, theme park, Disneyland and Eiffel tower which is considered one of the most famous monument. The delegation was welcomed by the international exchange director Mr. Frederick.

This exchange program culminated with an official partnership between The KR Mangalam World School GK II and Lycee Ozanam , France.

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INDO-FRENCH EXCHANGE PROGRAMME 

K.R. Mangalam World School, G.K-II successfully organised its maiden student exchange programme with Ozanam Epil Campus, Lille, France, from 14 October, 2018 to 27 October, 2018. A delegation of twelve students along with three teachers visited the school and were hosted by their Indian counterparts.

The two-week visit not only exposed the students to the Indian education system but it also gave them an insight into the Indian culture and customs. The students attended classes with an eclectic mix of co-curricular classes like drama, arts, yoga, sports and music. The students were introduced to hands-on and interactive way of learning which helped in the better understanding of the subjects. Living within a homely setup, the French students experienced the Indian way of living and their culture.

 The school went an extra mile to make their visit a memorable one by conducting myriad activities along with educational visits to places of significance in New Delhi, Jaipur and Agra. The students were familiarized to the diverse religions practiced in India whose essence is one, as they visited the Iskon Temple, Akshardham Temple, Laxmi Narayan Mandir, Bangla Sahib and the Roman Catholic Church. The beholders of the antique and new, the traditional and modern- The National Museum and the National Museum of Craft and Handloom, offered the visiting guests a storehouse of the past history of India and its art heritage.

The visit to Dilli Haat was a treat for the French students as it was an amalgamation of creativity at its best with a varied display of art, music, food and colours from all corners of India. It was indeed a touching moment to see the visitors relish the Indian cuisine. Visiting the pink city, Jaipur, was a fun filled experience as they were introduced to the rich cultural heritage of the country. The French students thoroughly appreciated the beauty of the Amber Fort and Birla Mandir. A day at the Taj Mahal, the much-awaited destination was exciting and educative for the French students. It was indeed a pleasure for them to watch the World heritage as it sparkled and showed off its grandeur.

 The French delegates were deeply touched by the hospitality of the Indian hosts. The cultural exchange programme culminated with the farewell given by their Indian counter parts. The principal, Dr Sangeeta Arora, presented the students with gifts and mementos. She expressed her appreciation on their acceptance of the Indian ways of living and hoped that the Indian counterparts exchange would be fruitful and enriching too. The exchange program was a grand success as the students returned home with a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction at having been exposed to such a plethora of new ideas and experiences.

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K.R. Mangalam World School, G.K.II successfully conducted a student exchange programme with St. Emmeram, Realshule, Aschhiem, Munich, Germany from 5th to 15th October, 2018. A delegation of twelve students visited the school and were hosted by their Indian counterparts.

Together they worked on the project on ‘Art and Craft in India and Germany’ with educational visits to places of relevance in New Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. The German students noted and recorded their observations to compile their work in Germany.
The Indian students who were already aware of the crafts of India await their turn to get a first-hand experience of German art and craft when they visit the country in the coming year.

The visit to PuranaQila introduced them to the remains of the first Delhi and to the beautiful art in stone that Delhi has to offer.
The National Museum of Craft and Handloom offered the visiting guests a storehouse of art heritage the India has to offer.
And the visit to DilliHaat was an experience where art and craft from all over India showcased itself to the young visitors.
The Taj Mahal at Agra was a delight to watch as it glistened in the sun and showed off its stone embedded beauty to the German guests.
The visit to Jaipur was a first-hand experience on witnessing the making of the art that the pink city has to offer. The German students visited a pottery plant. Their visit to a block printing factory at Sanganer exposed them to this beautiful art of block printing.
In all, this Indian Chapter of the exchange ended with the self-expression of the German students on their experience of living with Indian families and a gift of the art made by them during the art classes in the school.

Our esteemed Principal, Dr SangeetaArora, appreciated the German students on their acceptance of the Indian ways of living and hoped that the German Chapter of the exchange will be as fruitful as this one.

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krmworldschool International School Award recognises and celebrates exemplary practices of internationalism in schools and the British Council International School Award (ISA) is a benchmarking scheme that accredits schools as having an outstanding level in academics . It is a proud moment for the KR Mangalam family that K.R Mangalam World School, G.K-II has been conferred with the prestigious ISA Award for the years 2018-21 bh the British Council. The project was undertaken by the Senior School Coordinator Ms Ritu Sachdeva along with teachers Ms Sharmila Misra, Ms Nivedita Bharadwaj and Ms Sangeeta Sarkar.

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NASA TRIP

Our team of future Astronauts set off for the trip to NASA, Kennedy Space Centre, Orlando in April , 2011 and May/June 2013/ June 2015. The students visited Kennedy Space Center (KSC), where young people experience, imagine and interact through space shuttle mission simulations and get a chance to witness first hand the everyday challenges faced by astronauts. The Students were put into the shoes of an astronaut for a day. Using the motion based astronaut training simulators modeled after the Mercury, Gemini, Apollo and Space Shuttle Programs, students got to experience the training that astronauts do before they launch into space. Some of the motion based simulators included the Multi-Axis trainer, Micro-Gravity Wall and T-Chair (trajectory). They also got an opportunity to meet an actual NASA astronaut Fred Gregory, who made a presentation about his experiences in space and the future of space exploration.

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TIMELINE OF GERMAN EXCHANGE PROGRAMME:
“Knowledge is one treasure that which grows only when it is shared.”

10 students and two teachers from St Emmeram Realschule Aschheim, Munich Germany visited K.R Mangalam World School to participate in the school exchange programme. It was a 21 days trip in the month of October, 2009.The Indian students reciprocated in the month of June 2010 with 10 students and one teacher visiting Germany for three weeks. This challenging experience allowed the counterparts to discover German and Indian education system and also their traditions and culture.

10 students and two teachers from St Emmeram Realschule Aschheim, Munich, in Germany visited K.R Mangalam World School to participate in the school exchange programme. It was a 21 days trip in the month of October, 2010.The Indian students reciprocated in the month of June 2011 with 11 students and two teachers visiting Germany for three weeks. Besides attending regular classes the students also actively participated in a project on Music in India and Germany. The students were also given the opportunity to visit few of the important places of Munich.

K.R. Mangalam World School, G.K.II successfully hosted 14 students and two teachers for the third round of The Exchange Programme with Germany in October 2011. The students worked on a project on Water Conservation and gave an excellent power point presentation on the same. The reciprocal visit of the Indian group comprising 15 students and two teachers is due in June 2012.
A team of fourteen students and two teachers of St. Emmeram Realschule, Aschheim, Munich, Germany visited our school for two weeks i.e from 31st October to 14th November 2014, as part of an ongoing Education Exchange Programme. The two week visit not only exposed the students to the Indian education system but it also gave them an insight into the Indian culture and customs. The students attended classes with an eclectic mix of co-curricular classes like drama, arts, sports and music. The students were exposed to hands-on and interactive way of learning which helped in the better understanding of the subjects. Children of K.R Mangalam World School will reciprocate their visit in the month of June, 2015.

Fostering creative leadership, learning and empathy between cultures is the main purpose of organising International exchange programmes. K.R. Mangalam World School, G.K-II believes in expanding its horizons and such initiatives taken up by the school are the stepping stones for changing dreams into reality. Keeping up with the same, the school organised an Indo –German exchange programme in collaboration with St. Emmeram’s Realschule, Munich, Germany.14 students and 2 teachers visited St. Emmeram Realschule, Munich, Germany from 6th June 2015 to 19th June 2015.

Various activities were planned for the Indian students by the host school. It was interesting to see their way of learning. Their teaching methodology was based on Audio Visual aids and it was a more practical based learning . In the Art Class, the Indian students thoroughly enjoyed making Pretzel and a Beer mug with wood. The activities conducted in the physical education class and English class made one thing very clear, accepting cultures and valuing the differences is diversity.

The Indian students visited Munich Centre, Lake Chiemsee and its castle, Skyline Park, Soccer stadium Allianz arena, BMW factory and KZ Dachau. The rides in the Skyline Park were indeed a thriller and the BMW factory was a roller- coaster for the students. The visit to KZ Dachau (the Concentration Camp) was a face to face with the terrible history of Germany’s past.
The Indo-German exchange program was undoubtedly a great learning experience for the students.

Three Cheers for Indo- German Bonding!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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