EYE CHECK UP CAMP : BHSA organized 1st Eye Check camp for students of Class VI-X . The camp was organized in association with Priyamvada Birla Arvind Eye Hospital and was held in our school. Eyes of about 900 students were checked in two-day camp.The camp was held under the leadership of Sri Sushil Sethia and his team comprising Neeraj Chowdhury. Gaurav Vasa and Subash Sharma.
BLOOD DONATION CAMP : Our Alumni organized its 1st Blood Donation Camp in association with Belle Vue Clinic on 7th Sep at school premises. Mr Pradip Tandon, CEO of Belle Vue Clinic graced the occasion as the Chief Guest of the event. Around 70 donors (which included teachers, staff, parents of present students, Alumnus and friends of Alumnus) attended the camp but only 57 were successful donors, the rejections were mainly due to medical reasons.The entire Governing Body is thankful to all the donors.
ENTREPRENEURSHIP SEMINAR : Entrepreneurship Seminar was held on 22nd Sept at Vidya Mandir Auditorium for 500 students of Class of XI-XII of our Alma Mater. Following three distinguished speakers who are achievers in their respective field enlightened the students about opportunities in Entrepreneurship. Mr. Arun Churiwal (MD of Rajasthan Spinning & Weaving Mills Ltd), Dr. Banick (Faculty of IMI, Delhi), Mr. Rajesh Toshniwal (CEO - Toshniwal Ent Controls Pvt Ltd.)
It was a very helpful session for the students and assisted them towards making the right decisions in their career with a clear prospective.
FUNTAKSHARI 2014: Kolkata witnessed a stunning show with superlative entertainment and fun on 1st November 2014, Saturday at the Vidya Mandir Auditorium. A total of 12 Alumni Associations participated with a Three-Member team each. The antakshari was based on Hindi Film Songs. There were 2 Semi Finals of 6 teams each wherein 3 interesting rounds, including an audio-visual round, were played in each semi final. The teams were engrossed and fought hard to gather maximum points. The best 6 teams based on accumulated points made it to the Finals. South Point Ex Students Association (ASPEXS) were winners, followed by Association of La Martiniere Alumni (Alma) (1st RUNNERS UP), and Alumni of Apeejay Schools, Kolkata (ALOAK) (2nd RUNNERS UP).
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY : This year also on 8th February your alumni along with Kolkata Swasthya Sankalp, an NGO serving under priviledged section of the society suffering from kidney ailmets, participated in Khwahishen, a half day carnival for the patients & their family members to bring smile on their faces and motivate them towards a normal life.
BHSA BENEVOLENT TRUST : This year also the trust has given financial support to some of our old retired teachers.
INTER ALUMNI ACTIVITIES : You alumni, along with many other Alumni of Kolkata, participated in a host of Inter Alumni activities.
FOOTBALL : CBSOBA (Calcutta boys) organised an Inter Alumni Football Tournament on 3rd Aug 2014 at the Calcutta Press Club Grounds. Each team had 5 players and our Alumni was represented by Pankaj Bhutoria, Devesh Vasa, Nikhil Jhanji & other alumni members.
QUIZ : On 2nd Nov 2014, ALSOC organised it's 6th All India Open Quiz at the Xavier Hall. Our Alumni represented by Mr. Kinshuk Biswas, Mr. Aditya Bagree and Mr. Kishalay Banerjee took part in the above event and stood victorious among 25 other participating alumnis.
DEBATE 2014 : On 22nd November, 2014, the alumni association of La Martiniere- ALMA organized an inter alumni debate at the millennium hall of La Martiniere for girls. Alumni associations of seven schools participated in the debate. The topic of the debate was “ The most beautiful things in life are the most useless”. Representing Birla High School Alumni were Nikhil Bothra & Soumosekhar Gangopadhyay. In the end, after a gruelling session of debating, ALSOC was declared the winners and Birla High School were the Runners up.
Best 6 teams based on accumulated points made it to the Finals. South Point Ex Students Association (ASPEXS) were winners, followed by Association of La Martiniere Alumni (Alma) (1st RUNNERS UP), and Alumni of Apeejay Schools, Kolkata (ALOAK) (2nd RUNNERS UP).
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