Reflections from the Project Chirag program at Dahanu
Project Chirag is a youth-driven initiative to provide solar lighting to villages that have no access to grid electricity. Here are our students’ experiences from our most recent trip with Project Chirag.
Igatpuri Trip with Grade 6 – Academic Year 2019-20
Our Grade 6 students started the new school semester with a trip to Igatpuri. Here are some of our students recounting their cherished moments from the trip.
A sneak peek into our IGCSE Global Perspectives class
Global Perspectives is a skills-based program that gives students the opportunity to develop skills they will require not only in school but also at university and in future careers. The program allows students to explore issues from a global, national and personal perspective and make informed decisions and opinions. Here is what our students think of the program.
Reflections from the Habitat For Humanity Build program
At B.D. Somani, community service field trips are commonplace for our students and one organisation we’ve been working with for the past six years is Habitat For Humanity. This year, 36 of our students visited their Build program at the tribal school in Chafewadi, Karjat.
Middle School Leadership Workshop
In November, our Middle School attended a workshop for leadership skills development, conducted by Les Elfes International. Here, two of our students tell us about their learnings from the workshop.
The Colaba mangrove cleanup experience
Our Grade 11 students and their Group 2 teachers conducted a mangrove cleaning and restoration drive last month at Colaba. Our Grade 11 student, Himanshi Somani, talks about the day and the experience.
International Day: November 13th, 2019
A look at our International Day celebrations from last month. A student-led event, this year our Grade 11 World Language students organised and delivered all activities for the day.
“I don’t believe in just chasing the numbers” – An interview with Dr Rick Cameron
An interview with Dr. Rick Cameron, Director of Higher Ed Advisory, who was at school last month. He will be working with our guidance department to help set up an effective support system for our students, especially for North American and British university applications.
B.D. Somani at the JNIS Football Tournament
Last month, our school’s boys football team participated in the JNIS football tournament. Held on the 17th & 18th of October 2019, our team finished runner’s-up in the tournament which saw a total of 17 schools participating.
BD Liga 2019
BD Liga is an annual inter-school football league, hosted by B.D. Somani International School, for IB schools in Mumbai. The event was started in 2017 and in this short time, BD Liga has become a major sporting event in the IB calendar.
B.D. Somani Prom 2019
The annual Prom has been a tradition at B.D. Somani International School for many years and this year was no different. Held at Pallazio at St. Regis, Prom 2019 was a day to remember, especially memorable for the Student Council of 2019.
Middle School Annual Day ‘19
A look at our Middle School’s Annual Day celebrations this year. Themed around Navarasa, this year’s annual day was a spectacular demonstration of teamwork and commitment.