Intra School activities
Inter House Debate,2017
The inter-house debate competition was held on 13th of September 2017 in the auditorium, Birla High School. We witnessed some mind boggling overflow of wit and intelligence of the young minds of 6th, 7th and 8th standards of Birla High School, Kolkata.
The first position was achieved by the Shivaji house scoring a spectacular 139 marks.
Followed by Shivaji house was the Gandhi house scoring 138.
In the third position we had the Ashok house with 129 marks.
The fourth position was bagged by the Netaji house with 126 marks.
Tagore house came fifth with a score of 125.
Followed by the Tagore house we had the Pratap house with a score of 116.
Shivaji house with their wisdom, wit and intelligence was declared as the Best Team.
Aditya Naskar with his brilliant combating capability and intelligence bagged the prize for the Best Speaker.
Devyansh Kothari with his extraordinary speech was declared as the Best Floor Speaker.
The boys received an overall enriching experience and a genuine feel of debating for a particular motion.
Inter House Quiz,2017
The Inter-House Quiz was started in the year 2003 in Birla High School. The 15th Inter House Quiz was held on Friday, 4th August 2017.
Mr Kinshuk Biswas,who is an ex-student of Birla High School, was the Quiz Master. He is a very renowned quizzer of the city. It was a tough competition between the 6 Houses.
Questions on sports,culture,heritage,current affairs were asked to the students. There was a pounce round which was very scoring for the teams who knew the answer. Audience questions were also asked which created interest among the students. Ashok House was the winner in the middle school and Gandhi House was the winner in the senior school. At the end of the quiz certificates were given to all the participants,best team and best quizzer.Karan Mahipal of Ashok House was given the best quizzer award in the middle school. Arihant Saraogi of Gandhi House was given the best quizzer award in the senior school.
Inter House Elocution
The Inter-house Elocution Contest of 2017-18 was held at Vidya Mandir Auditorium on Tuesday, the 18th of July, 2017:- with great enthusiasm
GROUP A CLASS 6
Akshat Jain – Class 6B Pratap House
Nipun Mandhani- Class 6B Tagore House
Rajmit Banerjee- Class 6A Netaji House
Anish Duari- Class 6B Pratap House
Param Palanna- Class 6B Tagore House
Yasharth Agarwal- Class 6C Gandhi House
GROUP B CLASSES 7&8
Aditya Naskar- Class-8D Shivaji House
Ushnish Sen-Class 8E Netaji House
Chayan Banerjee- Class 7B Netaji House
Sandipta Chatterjee-Class 7A Tagore House
Harshit Patwari- Class 8D Shivaji House
Atharva Chaudhury- Class 7A Netaji House
GROUP C CLASSES 9&10
Skand Sharma- Class 10C Shivaji House
Ritam Bose-Class 9C Gandhi House
Jayesh Suryank Purwar- Class 9E pratap House
Anish Nag-Class 10B Pratap House
Himaghna Bandyopadhyay-Class 9A Shivaji House
Aryan Tripathi- Class 10B Shivaji House
Sarvesh Gupta- Class 10B Pratap House
The students of classes IX and X witnessed an epic battle of words at the inter-house debate competition, held at Vidya Mandir Auditorium on the 30th of June, 2017. The event was chaired by Abhirup Manna, an excellent MUNer and Orator himself. The motion for the day was, “Television is not an effective tool in building the minds of children.” The Best Speaker award went to Jai Suryank Purwar of Pratap House, who was standing strongly against the motion. Aman Desai of Tagore House was adjudged the Best Q-Panelist and Pratap House emerged victorious, winning the Best House Award.
For classes XI & XII , the participants exhibited their skills on the topic "Money motivates people more than any other factor in the world".Gandhi house was declared as the best team and Abhirup Manna of Pratap house was given the recognition of the best speaker. Aalekh Roychowdhury of Gandhi House was adjudged the best Q-Panelist .
Inter House Quiz
The Inter House quiz 2015 was held on 5th October 2015 , The quiz conducted by Kinshuk Biswas, an ex-student of the school, was held in two halves. In the middle school (Classes 6 to 8) Gandhi House emerged as the winner and the best quizzer was Ronit Basu of Gandhi House.
In the senior school (Classes IX to X) Tagore House emerged the winner and the best quizzers were – Rohin Sengupta and Debjyoti Samaddar from Tagore House.
Gaming, Animation, Robotics and Programming Session
On 28th September, 2015 an informative session on game designing, animation, robotics and programming was organized for the students of Class X in the AVR.
There were short video presentations on the applications of computer programming, robotics, animation and gaming.
A Science Exhibition was organized by the students of Classes VI to VIII on 20th of August 2015 with tremendous zeal and excitement. Students prepared models of hydraulic bridge, broom cum vacuum cleaner, electromagnetic train, solar boat, electrical loop game, bubbles with dry ice, smoke kings, respiratory system in humans, sprinkler system for irrigation and water purification model.
“Creative Masters” – a National Level drawing contest organized by ICICI Bank was held in the school on 13th August 2015. The students were given a choice of topics from “Our Nation”, “Family and Friends” and “Our Plant”.