Happenings

  • Parents Meeting

    16/09/2017

    Positive parent-teacher interactions help parents, guardians, educators and students. Hence one to one ‘Parents Meeting’ was conducted on Saturday 16th September 2017 to discuss their child's progress in school.

  • Science and Sensorial Activities

    14/09/2017

    Using hands-on activities in early childhood is a great way to link new concepts to ideas that children already understand. Sr.KG. students brought a piece of boiled corn cob on Thursday 14th September 2017 for the activity. They removed corn kernels and prepared ‘Corn Bhel’. Jr.KG. students brought one boiled potato for ‘Aaloo Chat’ activity. They peeled the potato and made ‘aaloo chat’.

  • Orion Bazaar

    13/09/2017

    Sr.KG students helped their teachers to set ‘Orion Bazaar’ set up on the same day. Students enacted as shop keeper and customers.

  • Vegetable Market : ‘Hands on Experience’

    13/09/2017

    Jr.KG Students dressed up as “Green Grocers” with real vegetables on Wednesday 13th September ’17 as a part of their EVS topic ‘vegetables’. Students could see and handle variety of vegetables. Even they were shown different kinds of weighting scales. Some of the students and teachers enacted as ‘Vegetable Buyers’.

  • Colour Week

    11/09/2017

    Nursery students celebrated ‘Colour Week’ starting from Monday 11th September to Friday 15th September 2017. They wore clothes of different colours as per the given sequence of colours. It helped them to comprehend the ‘Colour Concept’ easily.



  • Health Food Fiesta : ‘Health Is Wealth’

    11/09/2017

    Health Food Fiesta Week was organised from Monday 11th September to Friday 15th September 2017. Students were given an insight into healthy food and eating habits through various activities in a fun filled way using charts, flash cards etcetera related to the topic to facilitate learning.

  • Ganesh Festival Project

    24/08/2017

    Ganapati bappa, the Lord of Wisdom, was invoked in a project display, in the Multi-purpose Hall of IES Orion.

    Students took the blessings of the Lord, adorned in a project display assembled from artefacts and art work by students done during the Art and SUPW classes.



  • Ganesh Festival : Field Visit

    22/08/2017

    Students visited Ganesh temple on Tuesday 22nd August’17 and offered their prayers to the Lord of Wisdom and sought his blessings. On 23th August’17 Students made clay Ganesha. Informative talk, stories, songs were enjoyed. Beautiful project was displayed with social messages like life is precious so enlightened your mind with good deeds.

  • Matrudin

    21/08/2017

    It was celebrated on Monday 21st August’17. Students made beautiful Mothers’ Day cards. Students expressed their feelings about their mother and her importance in their life.

  • Gopal Kala Day

    14/08/2017

    Janmashtami was celebrated with fervour and Joy on Monday 14th August’17. Students enjoyed singing and dancing on Lord Shree Krisha’s songs. Paper crowns were made by Nursery and Jr.KG. and paper flutes were made by Sr.KG. Stories were narrated and presentation and projects were shown.

  • Independence Day

    14/08/2017

    Independence Day was celebrated On Monday 14th August 2017. Students made tri colour buntings on 10th August’17 to decorate their school for “Independence Day”. Project was displayed. Students participated in singing and dancing on patriotic songs and spoke on Independence Day.



  • Report on School Assembly

    08/08/2017

    An Assembly develops a feeling of unity among students. It enables students to share their experiences, stories and motivate students by positive reinforcement.

    The Assembly was conducted by Grade V students, the theme for the assembly was Rakshabandhan and Narali Pournima.

    The following were the highlights of the assembly:

    • The Assembly started with the National Anthem followed by prayer and pledge.
    • ‘Thought for the day’ and ‘News Bulletin’ was read by the students.
    • Information on Rakshabandhan was given.
    • The story of King Humanyun and Rani Karnavati and how they celebrated Rakshabandhan, was read.
    • A skit on Rakshabandhan was performed to show the love and affection between brother and sister.
    • Information was given on Narali Pournima.
    • The most enjoyed part of the Assembly was the Group song, a folk song usually sung by the fishermen on the occasion of Narali Pournima.
  • Raksha Bandhan

    04/08/2017

    Raksha Bandhan was celebrated on Friday 4th August 2017. Students made beautiful rakhis. Delicious coconut barfi was enjoyed by them. Assembly was conducted on ‘Narali Pournima and Raksha Bandhan’ for all the sections. Students shared information related to Raksha Bandhan. Rakhi making activity will start from 31st July’17.

  • Monsoon Hungama

    01/08/2017

    Various activities and information related to the topic, “Rain” were carried out from Tuesday, 1st August 2017 to Friday 4th August 2017 in a fun filled manner. Students of ‘Sr. and Jr.KG.’ students shared information, related to the topic ‘Monsoon’ to facilitate learning. Small skits, songs and Projects with descriptive speech on ‘monsoon’ were enjoyed by students.

  • Tilak Punyatithi

    01/08/2017

    It was celebrated on Tuesday 1st August’17. Teachers narrate the stories from the life of this great freedom fighter and PPT related to it was shown. Students shared information related to the life of Lokmanya Tilak to encourage ‘Public Speaking’.

  • Puppet Show

    28/07/2017

    An entertaining and informative puppet show was shown to students on Friday 28th July 2017. The topic was ‘Healthy food, fruits and vegetables’.

  • Nagpanchami

    27/07/2017

    Nursery students made clay snakes, Jr.KG students made ‘paper plate Snakes’ and Sr. KG students made ‘crape paper Snakes’ on Thursday 27th July’ 17. Beautiful project on Nag panchami was also displayed. On the eve of Nag Panchami, the story of Krishna and Kaliya, the most dangerous snake was also narrated and shown through power point presentation.

  • Deep Pooja

    21/07/2017

    Deep Pooja was celebrated on Friday 21st July ’17. Beautiful project on Deep Pooja was displayed. Information related to the sources of light and its importance was delivered. The message ‘Save Electricity’ was given through informative talk.

  • Cleanliness Drive

    20/07/2017

    Cleanliness Drive is something that has touched every Indian.

    To create awareness about “Cleanliness and Hygiene” the Cleanliness Drive was carried out on Thursday 20th July 2017. Teachers explained the activities that students should carry out to contribute positively towards this drive, such as throwing waste material in the dust-bins, using paper bags etc. Topics like ‘cleanliness of surroundings, clean eating habits, proper sanitation ’were discussed. This was followed by cleaning play material, toys and even slates. Students happily participated in this cleanliness drive and were proud to share it with their parents. Some even promised to help their parents to clean their house.

    Fitness Day was conducted on Thursday 20th July 2017. It began with a warm up drill. Simple exercises, Yoga and Aasanas were demonstrated by the students. An informative talk was arranged on the topic ‘Fitness’ and ‘project’ about the healthy habits was displayed to emphasize importance of “Health Is Wealth”.

  • Sprouts Day

    19/07/2017

    Yummy healthy treat was enjoyed by students on Wednesday 19th July 2017. They were served tasty ‘Usal’ of sprouted pulses on sprouts day.

  • BEFRIEND PLANTS WEEK : Plant a tree, Plant a life.

    10/07/2017

    It was celebrated from Monday, 10th July to Friday, 14th July 2017. During this week the planting activity was conducted on Friday 14th July. Various activities were conducted during this special week such as Nature study, Drawing - Stages of Germination, stenciling of Vegetables, collage work – fruit Basket, Spray painting.

  • Assembly

    07/07/2017

    The assembly was conducted by the students of Std. VI. It started with National Anthem followed by Prayers and the updates from around the world through news headlines. The students’ minds were inspired through an enlightening thought for the day ‘A man is a product of his thoughts, what he thinks, he becomes.’

    A student presented a speech on golden words like ‘Thank you, Please and Sorry’ which can bring happiness and joy in our life. It was followed by a poem ‘Pass the Peas Please’ which inculcated good mannerism aspects. A small skit was performed by the students to enrich the value of ‘Punctuality’. In the end the students performed a song related to ‘Respect’ being the enduring value of living life. The students received a bouquet of values from the assembly.

  • Investiture Ceremony

    06/07/2017

    The Investiture Ceremony for the academic year 2017-2018 was held with great pomp and dignity in a special ceremony at the school auditorium.

    It commenced with the lighting of the lamp by the Principal Ms. Pratibha Prabhu.

    The event was then presided over by the Principal Ms. Pratibha Prabhu who had the names of the elected candidates and was full of zest to announce the names of the Student Council Members. They were conferred with badges and sashes.

    The newly elected Student Council then took the pledge to hold the school motto of Value Addition Through Education in high esteem. Principal Madam appreciated and congratulated each one of them and also exhorted them to uphold the values.

    She reminded them that with position comes responsibility towards themselves, their school and peers and helps one to achieve greater heights.

    Principal Madam also advised them to be role models and extended a supporting hand to the students’ council for the smooth running of the school.

    The event concluded with the National Song.



  • Guru Pournima : Worshiping My Guru

    07/07/2017

    Students enjoyed assembly period with story session and teachers talked on importance of Guru. Students recited Shlokas on importance of Guru and received blessings from their teachers.

  • Aashadhi Ekadashi - Let us go to Pundharpur

    03/07/2017

    Students were dressed in traditional dresses for mock dindi celebration. They shared information related to the festival.

  • Puppet Show

    23/06/2017

    An entertaining and informative puppet show was shown to students on. Introduction of family members and their role in the family and importance of each member was conveyed. Even students were made aware about the different areas of the school, disciplinary rules and safety rules (mode of transport) through a joyful puppet show.

  • International Yoga Day

    21/07/2017

    This day was celebrated on 21st June, 2017, a great opportunity to imbibe the value of discipline and healthy living in the students. Yoga is a mental, physical & spiritual practice that needs to be carried every day. Students got the opportunity to know how Yoga embodies unity of mind & body. Students of each grade were taken to the “D” block to perform Yoga. The session started with a prayer followed by different asanaas like Vajrasana, ArdhaPadmasana, Tadasana, Trikonasana, Konasana etc. It was concluded with a meditation exercise.

  • International Yoga Day

    21/07/2017

    This day was celebrated on 21st June, 2017, a great opportunity to imbibe the value of discipline and healthy living in the students. Yoga is a mental, physical & spiritual practice that needs to be carried every day. Students got the opportunity to know how Yoga embodies unity of mind & body. Students of each grade were taken to the “D” block to perform Yoga. The session started with a prayer followed by different asanaas like Vajrasana, ArdhaPadmasana, Tadasana, Trikonasana, Konasana etc. It was concluded with a meditation exercise.

  • International Yoga Day

    21/06/2017

    The importance of Yoga was explained such as Yoga helps to control the mind and maintain a healthy body. Students and teachers enthusiastically participated in Yoga Day.

  • Walk around the School

    13/06/2017

    The students were taken around the ‘Orion school building’ and introduced to the different working areas of the school, making them familiar with school environment and people who work at school.

  • World Environment Day

    05/06/2017

    A beautiful power point presentation with appropriate message like ‘Save trees’ was displayed. Teachers explained students that this day is observed every year on ‘5 June’ to raise global awareness to take positive environmental action to protect Nature and the planet Earth.

  • ASSEMBLY

    02/06/2017

    Principal Madam welcomed students to Orion, a world of learning that provides an invigorating environment and an interactive world where every pupil is challenged to grow to his/her optimum potential.

  • ORIENTATION

    01/06/2017

    Orientation programme was conducted to update the parents with the curriculum, activities and to build good rapport with the parents. The coordinator welcomed the parents of KG for the new academic year 2017-18. The orientation programme was then conducted by the respective class teacher where the parents got familiar with the teachers and the working pattern of the school.

  • JUNE COMES AND BACK TO SCHOOL

    01/06/2017

    Students were greeted with ‘Welcome Puppets’ and ‘Biscuits’. Students introduced themselves and thus interacted with their classmates and teachers. They enjoyed playing in KG Play Area.

  • Annual Feast KG

    31/03/2017

    It was arranged on Friday 31st March’17 during respective school hours. Students were dressed in party wears. Dance session was conducted. After dancing on various songs, students enjoyed yummy vegetable hotdogs, samosas and cakes. Students discussed their Summer Vacation Plans with their teachers and classmates.

  • Convocation Ceremony

    30/03/2017

    On 30th March ’17. Students of SR. KG wore beautiful Royal Blue Convocation gown. The graduation started with the pledge of allegiance. This was followed by each student receiving his graduate certificate. Student Representative from each class expressed their feelings at Kindergarten. It was a memorable day with hues of different emotions as students walked wearing the lovely blue convocation gown. Click Click! Smile please; photographs were clicked to be cherished as years go by. ‘Au Revoir’ Dear Students.

  • Assembly

    30/03/2017

    As per the schedule ‘Last Assembly’ was organized before year ending. Our Principal Madam addressed students and blessed them with best wishes.

  • Holi Celebration

    10/03/2017

    Students enjoyed Holi Celebration on Friday 10th March’17. Sr. KG students made ‘Holi Greeting Cards’ with Straw painting which will reach their residence through post. Jr. KG made ‘Holi Greeting cards’ with Palm painting. Presentation was shown and story of ‘Holika’ was narrated by teachers. Students enjoyed dancing and singing on Holi Songs.

  • Class photograph

    07/03/2017

    Class photograph was clicked on Tuesday, 7th March’17 during school hours. Students came in proper school uniform, neat and tidy with ID card pinned up and gave a perfect pose with bright smile. This class photo will be treasured cherished when they grow up and give fond memories of their school and classmates.

  • One to One : Parents Teachers Meeting : Jr. and Sr. KG

    04/03/2017

    Parents Teachers Meeting was conducted on Saturday 4th March 2017 in the respective classrooms. Parents and teachers interacted enthusiastically for the all round development of the students. Parents were given insight in their child’s progress and areas of concern and techniques to overcome them.

  • Projects and free talk by students

    22/02/2017

    The projects made with the help of students were displayed on 22nd February 2017. Students shared their views on the topics like Airways, Mumbai, Waterways and Railways. This gave a tremendous boost to the students as they spoke in the class and were appreciated. Student’s made a paper propeller and set it flying. All these best out of waste activities gave students joy of creating their own toy. The crux of the activity was, “learning with fun”.



  • Shiv Jayanti (Role Play)

    20/02/2017

    On Monday 20th February’17 students celebrated Shiv Jayanti. They came dressed as the characters from Shivaji’s era (Shivaji, Jijamata, Mavlas etc.) and narrated information, songs and stories on the life of Shivaji Maharaj. It was returning to the historic era grandeur, elegance and the atmosphere, truly iconic.

  • Annual Concert

    17/02/2017

    It was held on Friday 17th February’17. The chief guest was Mrs. Banu Patel, Principal Saraswati Mandir CBSE School. The tiny tots of the school presented their fountain of talents by dancing to the various tunes. The whole show was a wonderful and harmonious blend of music, rhythm and dance. All riveting presentations that ended in a beautiful resonance lingering in the minds of everyone. A soulful performance of the comperes that touched all hearts as they delivered their dialogues to perfection. The event rose to a final crescendo with all KG stars with their teachers, with the finale song.



  • Toy Day

    09/02/2017

    Wow! It was a fun Day !

    On Thursday 9th February’17 students enjoyed Toy Day. They spoke about their favourite toy and also shared their toys with their classmates to play. The classrooms were decorated with toys.

  • Annual Sports Meet

    03/02/2017

    It was held on Friday 3rd February’17. Students showed excellent physical coordination during Sports day. It brought new energy in the hearts and minds of not only our students but each one of us. This great show was marked with joy and discovered the inner talent of our students in field of sports. The Chief Guest Smt. Bharati Divgikar, International Basketball Player graced the occasion with her presence. The sports day began with a March past of KG students followed by Hoisting the School Flag, Torchbearer’s Run, Oath taking ceremony and releasing the mascot giving the message ‘Save Birds and animals’ by ‘Conservation of Nature’ at the hands of chief guest. Fun races like Monkey race, Birdie relay race, Kangaroo race and Ostrich relay race were beautifully organised for Jr. and Sr. KG respectively.





  • Republic Day - Flag Badge Making

    25/01/2017

    Our little Patriots made ‘Flag Badge’ and shared information on ‘Republic Day’ on Wednesday 25th January’17.



  • Educational Exhibition : Orion Vibrance

    21/01/2017

    The Exhibition was enthusiastically organized on Saturday 21st January’17. It was based on Math, Science and non-academic subjects like Art, Craft, Music and Free activities. Our enthusiastic parents participated in various interesting games on numbers and science. They thoroughly enjoyed dances, songs, skits on Scientific facts and Science experiments. Students performed confidently throughout the event.

  • Kite Day

    13/01/2017

    Kite day / Sankrant was celebrated on Friday 13/01/17. As a part of scientific activity, students made paper kites. Concept related to air, heavy and light was explained to students with various experiments.



  • Field Visit

    11/01/2017

    On Wednesday 11th January 2017 Sr. KG students visited Byculla Fire Station. Hands on experience was given to the students which helped them to understand the topic “community helper - Fireman”. They were thrilled to watch the demonstration of air lifted revolving huge cranes, flow of water with great force from hose pipe and demonstration given by a fireman with all his tools.

  • Field Visit

    09/01/2017

    Students of IES ORION SR.KG visited ‘Hindu Colony Post Office’ on Monday 9th January’17 to facilitate their learning on community helper-Postman. They were informed about the different counters in the post office and the work done in the post office. It was an informative session which will be concluded by posting letters in the letter box.





  • Field Visit

    09/01/2017

    Students of IES ORION SR.KG visited ‘Hindu Colony Post Office’ on Monday 9th January’17 to facilitate their learning on community helper-Postman. They were informed about the different counters in the post office and the work done in the post office. It was an informative session which will be concluded by posting letters in the letter box.

  • Thanks Giving Week

    09/01/2017

    Monday 9th January to Friday 13th January. “We are responsible Citizens Of Tomorrow”. ”The theme of the week was“ Dignity Of Labour”. As a token of love and respect students presented ‘Thank you cards’ to the Community helpers.



  • Animal Safari Week

    06/01/2017

    It was celebrated from Monday 2/01/17 to Friday 6/01/17. Students shared information with different materials on the topic viz Birds and Wild Animals to facilitate learning. Teachers set up a project and a Power point Presentation on Birds and Wild Animals was shown.

  • International Yoga Day

    21/06/2016

    It was celebrated on Tuesday 21st June 2016. The importance of Yoga was explained such as Yoga helps to control the mind and maintain a healthy body. It helps people to lead disciplined life. "Yoga binds body, mind, intelligence and soul. It provides a balance to mind and body. Children and teachers enthusiastically participated in Yoga Day.









  • International Yoga Day

    21/06/2016

    The dawn of 21st June marked the celebration of International Yoga day at Orion with full enthusiasm.

    The yoga celebration began with a warm welcome to all the students explaining the significance of “OM Chanting”. “OM” mantra chanted in group produces immense positive vibrations which charged the entire vicinity.

    All the students and teachers gathered in the hall and we began the celebration by garlanding a portrait of Goddess Saraswati. The importance of yoga was initiated to the students.

    The dimensions of different types of Pranayama were demonstrated and discussed by our PE Team. The yoga day commenced with the Suryanamaskar followed by sitting Asanas i.e. Padmasan, Parvatasan, Vajrasan, Bhunamanasana, Shashankasan and Standing asanas like Tadasan, Konasan, Hastapadasan and few sleeping asanas like Makarasan, Bhujangasaan etc. The teachers instructed and the students performed.

    The International yoga day celebrated at our school was a heartwarming and a relaxing session due to the co operative and dedicated efforts of all the teaching, non teaching and shining Orionites which spread the serenity of yoga throughout the corridors of IES Orion.

  • ASSEMBLY

    17/06/2016

    On Friday, 17th June, 2016 assembly was conducted for Sr.KG. Students were made aware about the different areas of the school, disciplinary rules and safety rules (mode of transport) through an entertaining and engrossing puppet show.

    On Monday, 20th June, 2016 assembly was conducted for Jr.KG. students. Introduction of family members and the role and importance of each family member was conveyed through an informative and joyful puppet show.

  • Walk Around the School

    09/06/2016

    On Thursday 9th June, 2016 the Children had a "Walk Around the School" They were taken around the "Orion school building" and introduced to the different working areas of the school, making them familiar with school environment and people who work at school.

  • Environment Day

    06/06/2016

    World Environment Day is observed every year on 5th June to raise global awareness to take positive environmental action to protect nature and the planet Earth. We at Orion celebrated this day on Monday 06/06/2016 with great enthusiasm with the theme “Go Wild for Life”. The day was dedicated to the prevention of illegal trade in wildlife.

    Our teachers had planned a variety of activities on this day and were carried out effectively. The students were given informative talk about how to save animals. The students of Grade VIII in their speech emphasized how almost 2 million animals are killed each year for their fur, for usage in experiments, and for decorations for humans. Not only this is cruelty to animals, but that is inhumane and should be banned.

    A project on Environment day was displayed. The students of higher grade wrote slogans such as :

    "When you kill animals you are showing the world just who really is the animal."

    "Live and let live."

    “Earth is the only planet that has Life”.

    "No Water no life, No blue no green”.

  • World Environment Day

    06/06/2016

    Children celebrated "World Environment Day" on Monday, 6th June" 2016. A beautiful project with appropriate message like "Save Trees" was displayed. Teachers explained students that it is observed every year on 5th June to raise global awareness to take positive environmental action to protect Nature and the planet Earth.

  • Orientation And Parents’ Meeting

    03/06/2016

    On Friday, 3rd June, 2016 Orientation programme and Parents" Meeting were conducted to update the parents with the ICSE curriculum, activities and to build a rapport with the parents. The coordinator welcomed the parents of KG for the new academic year 2015-16. The Parents Meeting was then conducted by the respective class teacher where the parents got familiar with the teachers and the working pattern of the school.



  • Teachers Orientation

    01/06/2016

    An orientation programme was held on the 1st of June 2016 at 8 am for all teachers. The Principal addressed the staff with a warm welcome for the new academic year 2016-17 and introduced the newly appointed heads to the teachers.

    The orientation programme highlighted the ‘vision and mission‘ of the school and the teachers were made aware about the hierarchy of the governing body. Later, all the teachers introduced themselves to everyone with an adjective added to their name which became an interactive session filled with cheer and laughter.

    As we all know that the secret to success is in the planning, the teachers then gathered in their respected classes allotted to them for the curriculum meet with their subject experts. In the meeting, the first unit test syllabus was discussed. It was then concluded by a quiz session that would help the teachers to know about the school, and prizes were also awarded to the winners.

    The orientation programme set the path for the mission with a ‘Can do attitude’ and provided encouragement to all the teachers to explore and excel by having a promising year ahead.



Mission

To develop students with a "can-do attitude" and who can focus on improvement and raising achievement.

Vision

An institution with difference, building progressive thinkers and to create a safe, secured, valued environment directing to an ambitious, challenging and ongoing future.