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.
School Assembly was held on 18 September 2017 at Palada Campus and on 19 September 2017 at the Fernhill 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.