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A Celebration of Achievement: Greenwood High School’s Prize Distribution Ceremony

On 15th April 2024, Greenwood High School, Hasanparthy held its Prize Distribution Ceremony during a special assembly. It was a big celebration, honoring students from 4th to 9th grade who did well in academics and different competitions.

The event started with a warm welcome to our esteemed chief guest Sri. Dr. G. Bharadwaja Naidu including Academic Principal Mr. V. V. V. Naveen Kumar, Administrative Principal Mr. T. Pavan Kumar and Vice Principal Mr. V. Suresh Kumar. Sri. Dr. G. Bharadwaja Naidu, the Director of Greenwood Group of Schools, was the chief guest who handed out prizes to the young achievers.

Students were recognized for their achievements in competitions like Maths Surprise Test 14 & 15, Brain Hunt – 11 to 16, English Spell Combat – 4, Periodic Test-4 and Summative Assessment-2 . They also celebrated success in Art and Craft event like Live Pencil Sketch and the notable achievements in games & sports like 45th Telangana State Level Junior Boys Inter District Handball Championship-2024, Chess Tournament and 8th T-10 Overarm Cricket Sub junior &Senior National Championship.

The ceremony was a special occasion where students and teachers united to celebrate the dedication and achievements of our young scholars. Each winner was cheered on stage by their friends and teachers, with beaming smiles all around. They proudly accepted their certificates, prizes, and badges. To cherish these moments forever, there was also a special photo session with the chief guest and other important guests, capturing the memories for the future.

Maths Surprise Test 14 & 15 tested students’ Maths skills and quick thinking. It wasn’t just about knowing stuff, but using it in tricky situations. The winners showed great skills and understanding of Maths. Here’s a summary of the winners:

Brain Hunt – 11 to 16 : The Brain Hunt Championship at Greenwood High School challenges students to show off their smarts in critical thinking, problem-solving, and general knowledge. Students from all grades compete to be crowned Champion, promoting curiosity and innovation, and a passion for learning among students.Let’s take a look at the list of prize winners:

Spell Combat-4 : Spell Combat is a popular spelling contest at our school where students demonstrate their spelling skills. It draws enthusiastic participation from students of all grades who compete in a friendly but competitive atmosphere. Here’s a brief summary of our prize-winning students:

Cash Prize for Periodic Test-4 Toppers and Summative Assessment – 2 Topper : Outstanding students from grades 4th to 8th, who secured the first Rank in Periodic Test 4, and student of Class IX who secured first rank in Summative Assessment – 2 were awarded a cash prize worth Rs. 500/- and a Medal of Excellence. This prestigious honor was given by Sri. Dr. G. Bharadwaja Naidu, the esteemed school director. Here’s the list of our top achievers.

Live Pencil Sketch : Prizes were awarded to winners of the Art and Craft event, including those who excelled in Live Pencil Sketching, at Khila Warangal. It was a celebration of creativity and talent, recognizing students’ artistic skills. Let’s have a glance at the list of prize winners:

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State Level Junior Boys Inter District Handball Championship : Greenwood High School proudly celebrates its victory in the 45th Telangana State Level Junior Boys Inter District Handball Championship – 2024. G. Aashrith of IX Vikram Sarabhai Secured First Place in 45th Telangana State Level Junior Boys Inter District Handball Championship – 2024, held at Paidipally, Warangal from 8th March to 10th March.

Overarm Cricket Sub junior&Senior National Championship : Greenwood High School Students secured SECOND PRIZE at STATE LEVEL in  8th T-10 Overarm Cricket Sub Junior, Senior National Championship , organized by T -10 Overarm Cricket Association, Telangana at Hyderabad from 24th March to 26th March.

The Chief Guest’s Speech : The Chief Guest, Sri. Dr. G. Bharadwaja Naidu, delivered an inspiring speech highlighting the importance of learning and knowledge for students’ future. He congratulated all the awardees and thanked the teachers for their support.

The event motivated our students to continue their educational journey with passion. It was a memorable day celebrating excellence and the bright future ahead for our students.

Report by: G. Krishna Rao (Teacher of English)

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G-Fair Winners _ Hunter Road Greenwood

Teachers and students from other branches of our school had also attended the events and judges were keen to see the extraordinary and fun projects of our children. As the event proceeded judges took the chance to witness the models and also grade them based of different criteria. 

Finally being just one step away from summer vacations, we took the final days of the session in account to appreciate the students, who participated in the G-Fair and congratulate those who won the prizes. 

Our Beloved Director Dr.G.Bharadwaja Naidu sir, GM-Mr. A. Prabhu Kumar sir, Principal Manjula Mam, Vice Principal Mahender sir and ACOs Harshavardhan and Srikanth sir graced the dais with their presence to congratulate the students. 

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The Power of Kindness and the Virtue of Gratitude

14/04/2024, SUN

In our journey through life, one of the most beautiful things we can do is to lend a helping hand to others and express gratitude for the kindness we receive. These simple acts may seem small, but they have the power to make a significant impact on both the giver and the receiver.

            Firstly, let’s talk about helping others. Helping someone can take many forms, from offering a listening ear to volunteering your time for a cause you believe in. It could be as simple as holding the door open for someone struggling with their hands full, or as profound as dedicating your life to serving others in need. The beauty of helping others lies not only in the assistance provided but also in the connections and bonds it fosters between people.

            When we help others, we create a ripple effect of kindness that can spread far and wide. Imagine if everyone took a moment out of their day to help someone else. The world would be a much brighter and more compassionate place. Moreover, helping others isn’t just beneficial for those receiving assistance; it also brings immense satisfaction and fulfillment to the one offering help. Knowing that you’ve made a positive difference in someone’s life can uplift your spirits and fill your heart with joy.

“Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.”

            Now, let’s turn our attention to showing gratitude. Gratitude is the warm feeling of appreciation we express towards those who have touched our lives in meaningful ways. It’s about acknowledging the kindness, support, and love we receive from others and letting them know how much their actions mean to us.

            There are countless opportunities to show gratitude in our daily lives. Whether it’s thanking a friend for their support during a tough time, expressing appreciation to a teacher who has inspired us, or simply saying “thank you” to the person who holds the door open for us, each act of gratitude spreads positivity and strengthens the bonds of our relationships.

Gratitude is not just about words; it’s about actions too. We can show our gratitude through small gestures like writing a heartfelt note, giving a thoughtful gift, or lending a helping hand in return. These actions not only make the recipient feel valued and appreciated but also deepen the sense of connection between individuals.

Moreover, practicing gratitude has numerous benefits for our own well-being. Studies have shown that cultivating a mindset of gratitude can lead to increased happiness, improved mental health, and stronger relationships. When we focus on the good things in our lives and express appreciation for them, we shift our perspective towards positivity and abundance.

In conclusion, helping others and showing gratitude are two sides of the same coin – acts of kindness that enrich both the giver and the receiver. By extending a helping hand to those in need and expressing gratitude for the blessings in our lives, we contribute to a world filled with compassion, joy, and interconnectedness. So, let’s embrace the power of kindness and gratitude and make a positive difference in the lives of those around us. After all, as the saying goes, “No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.”

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Navigating Exam Stress: Tips for Aspirants

07/April/2024, SUN

For many students, the approach of examinations can bring about feelings of anxiety and stress. However, with the right strategies, it’s possible to manage stress effectively and perform your best on exams. Here are some simple yet effective tips for managing stress before examinations:

One of the best ways to reduce exam stress is to start preparing early. Procrastination often leads to last-minute cramming, which can increase anxiety levels. Create a study schedule that allows you to cover all the material well in advance of the exam date, giving yourself plenty of time to review and reinforce your understanding of the topics. So, ‘Start Preparing Early’.

Instead of trying to tackle everything at once, break your study sessions into manageable chunks. Focus on one topic or section at a time, setting small, achievable goals for each study session. This approach not only makes studying more manageable but

helps prevent feelings of overwhelm. So, break the study sessions into ‘Comfortable Zones’.

Incorporate mindfulness techniques into your daily routine to help calm your mind and reduce stress levels. Take short breaks during study sessions to practice deep breathing, meditation, or simple stretching exercises. Mindfulness can help you stay focused and centered, even during challenging study sessions. Hence, ‘Practice Mindfulness’.

Keep your study materials, notes, and resources organized to avoid unnecessary stress and frustration. Create a dedicated study space that is free from distractions and conducive to learning. Use tools like calendars, planners, or digital apps to track important dates and deadlines. Always ‘Stay Organized’.

Prioritize getting enough sleep, especially during the days leading up to exams. Lack of sleep can impair cognitive function, memory, and concentration, making it harder to perform well on exams. Aim for 7-9 hours of quality sleep each night to feel rested and refreshed. Remember ‘Adequate Rest and Sleep’ are a must.

Regular physical activity can help reduce stress, improve mood, and boost cognitive function. Incorporate exercise into your daily routine, whether it’s going for a walk, practicing yoga, or hitting the gym. Even short bursts of activity can have a positive impact on your overall well-being. ‘Stay Active’ by exercising and playing simple games.

Fuel your body and brain with nutritious foods that provide sustained energy and focus. Choose a balanced diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins, and healthy fats. Avoid excessive caffeine, sugary snacks, and processed foods, which can lead to energy crashes and increased stress levels. ‘Eat Well’ to maintain the right energy levels.

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Don’t hesitate to reach out for support if you’re feeling overwhelmed. Talk to friends, family members, or classmates about your feelings and concerns. Sometimes, simply sharing your thoughts with others can help alleviate stress and provide perspective. If you’re struggling with specific subjects or topics, consider seeking help from a teacher, tutor, or academic advisor. ‘Seek Support’ to clear doubts. Remember, even Einstein asked questions.

Maintain a positive attitude and believe in your ability to succeed. Avoid negative self-talk and focus on your strengths and accomplishments. Visualize yourself performing well on the exam and approach studying with confidence and determination. Be Optimistic and Stay Positive.

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By incorporating these stress management strategies into your exam preparation routine, you can minimize anxiety and maximize your chances of success. Remember to prioritize self-care, stay organized, and reach out for support when needed. With the right mindset and approach, you can navigate exam stress with confidence and achieve your academic goals.

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G-Fair for class 6 – 10th

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. ~ Thomas A. Edison

Coming towards the end of the academic year Greenwood High School Hunter Road had planned G-Fair for class 6-10thon 4th April 2024. We all know that haste makes waste, so from28th March to 3rdApril children came together and worked on different projects both working and still modals, with the guidance from their respective teachers of subjects Telugu, Hindi, English, Math, Science and Social.

Special stalls of Nutri, art and craft and psychology followed right through. The zeal of the students towards learning and presenting the wide range of topics made the week more passionate and fulfilling. As this chance comes Once in a blue moon students grabbed this opportunity and showcased their amazing skills and abilities to grasp, learn, understand and present different ideas and concepts. Parents of all the students were invited to attend this special event.

The red letter day had arrived. On 4th April 2024  all the students were ready with their stall and awaited the arrival of the parents. Our Beloved Director Dr. G. Bharadwaja Naidu sir inaugurated the event followed by Prabhu Kumar sir, Manjula Mam, Mahender sir and ACOs Harshavardhan and Srikanth sir. The parents bloomed the day with their presence.

All the students were as calm as a cucumber and with every stall the expectations and excitement of the visitors was increasing. From 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM students confidently showed their talents without having cold feet.Special projects like the Chandrayan 3  launch, Modal of the Ayodhya Temple,  ATM machine, Working modal of the pumping of blood, and language stalls like Idioms, Tongue Twisters and Riddles gained much popularity. Students arranged  multiple games related to their exhibits which made the crowd more active.

Parents gave a positive feedback and encouraged all the students for their exquisite performance.All the Greenwood staff took turns to visit the stalls and appreciate the work of our students as they worked their fingers to the bones.

And with that the event was a success and we called it a day




(Ms.Rida- Department of English)

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” Farewell Fiesta ” @ Greenwood, Hasanparthy

The Farewell Party (ADIEU) was held on 8th March 2024 for the Class 10 students of 2023-24 at Greenwood High School, Hasanparthy, Hanumakonda. All the students, teachers and guests enthusiastically gathered in the pleasant evening for this memorable and emotional event.  This wonderful event was set off with the presentation of the ‘Importance of the Day’ describing the significance of the occasion which was eloquently presented by anchor G. Sahasra, highlighting the mixed emotions of joy and sadness as the school prepared to bid farewell to the outgoing students of Class 10 of 2023-24.

Next, a captivating ‘Welcome Dance’ was performed by V. Lakshmi Sahasra and her group of Class 9, mesmerizing the audience and initiating the celebration.Later on, M. Kethehwar from class 10 presented a marvelous ‘Classical Dance’. The performance was a spectacle of grace and tradition, with elegant movements to the rhythm of classical tunes.

Cordial welcome to the dignitaries: Honourable Heads of our Institution (Directors) Sri. Challa Dharma Reddy and Sri. Dr. G. Bharadwaja Naidu, Guest of Honour Sri. G. Yellapa Naidu, General Manager Sri. A. Prabhu Kumar, Academic Principal Sri. V.V.V. Naveen Kumar , Administrative Principal Sri. T. Pavan Kumar, Finance Officer Sri. SK. Rabbani and Vice Principal Sri. V. Suresh Kumar were warmly welcomed onto the dais and offered bouquets by the students who were designated for it. Head Boy Mr. D. Abhinav Rao and Head Girl Ms. V. Laxmi Thanishka were also invited onto the dais.

Lamp Lighting: The traditional lamp lighting ceremony was gracefully performed by all the esteemed guests present on the dais, symbolizing the enlightenment of knowledge and wisdom.

Principal’s Annual Report: Academic Principal V.V.V Naveen Kumar presented the comprehensive Annual report, highlighting the achievements and milestones of the academic year.

Speeches: Inspirational speeches were delivered by students, teachers, and dignitaries, reflecting on the journey, experiences, and future endeavors of the departing students of class X.

Felicitation to School Cabinet Members: The dedicated members of the school cabinet were felicitated for their exemplary service and leadership. Each student was awarded with a memento.

RSTH & RMTH Prize Distribution: Regional Science Talent Hunt & Regional Maths Talent Hunt winners were acknowledged and rewarded by presenting a Tab, Smart Watch, Medal, certificate and memento for their exceptional Mathematical outstanding Science skills and achievements.

Prize Distribution for the PERIODIC TEST -3 Toppers : The prize distribution for the Periodic Test -3 toppers with a cash prize of Rs.500/- and a Medal of Excellence was a resounding success, encapsulating the joy and pride of academic excellence. Esteemed Guests honoured the students who had excelled.

Prize Distribution of Winter Sports Carnival – Games and Athletics: Athletes and sports enthusiasts were applauded and awarded for their remarkable performances in various sports events held in Greenwood Winter Sports Carnival 2023 – 24. The winners received certificates and medals from the chief Guests.

Aravali House clinched the overall Winter Sports Carnival championship. They won after competing in various sports events and games. Congratulations to Aravalli House for their outstanding performance!

Announcement of Overall Championship of House Activities – 2023-24: The whole campus was abuzz with excitement as the much-anticipated announcement of the Overall Championship of House Activities for 2023-24 was made. The competition spanned various activities, including Prayer Meeting, Notice Board, Swacch, Assembly, Club Activities. The culmination of efforts was seen in the Sports Carnival, where houses Aravali, Himalayas, Nilgiri, and Vindhya vied for the top spot. Dr. G. Bharadwaja Naidu and Sri. Challa Dharma reddy, the esteemed heads of our institution, declared Himalayas House as the champions, embodying the true essence of competition and teamwork. Congratulations to all the houses for their spirited participation!

Vote of Thanks: A heartfelt vote of thanks was extended, expressing gratitude to everyone who contributed to the success of the farewell party, marking the end of a memorable chapter in the lives of the Class 10 students of 2023-2024. The event concluded with words of encouragement for all students to continue striving for greatness in their educational journey.

The farewell party was a poignant and joyous occasion, filled with nostalgia, gratitude, laughter, and fond memories, as the school bid farewell to the class 10 students of 2023-24, wishing them success and prosperity in their future endeavors.

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Graduation Day @ Hunter Road, Greenwood

“Graduation is an exciting time. It is both an ending and a beginning. It is warm memories of the past and big dreams for the future”.

Greenwood High School has organized Graduation Ceremony for the students of  UKG and Grade V on 23rd  March  2024.

The event commenced with the lightning of the lamp by our  beloved  Director  Sri. Dr. Girrem Bharadwaja Naidu sir Genreal Manager – Prabhu Kumar Sir ,Principal Manjula Madam , Vice-Principal L. Mahender  Sir , and ACO  Ms.Rumana. 

The principal welcomed the gathering and inspired the students with her words of wisdom.

Our  beloved Director Sri. Dr. Girrem Bharadwaja Naidu sir addressed the gathering. His invigorating words enlightened the audience.

The event began with a graceful ballet performance, with students gliding across the stage with poise and elegance. This was followed by a vibrant hip-hop dance, filled with energy and rhythm, showcasing the students’ versatility and passion for dance.

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The tiny tots left everybody spell bound  as they danced on tunes of some vibrant music followed by the  gratitude  speech  from  UKG and  Grade V children . 

The most important part of the day- Graduation Ceremony started with the smart and tiny tots of pre- primary and students of Grade V  dresses in graduation robes and caps walking the stage. The Director sir  felicitated the students with Certificate of Graduation. Children looked all pretty in their graduation robes and caps. 

It was indeed a joyous and memorable day for the little ones as they received their Graduation Certificates.

Parent  expressed their gratitude towards the school and the teachers in instilling humility and self esteem in their children through varied spectrum of activities.

The programme ended with the vote of thanks.

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Graduation Day – A Day of Celebrating Achievement and Accomplishment

A well decorated podium welcomed them all in the Greenwood Conference Hall. All the Grade 5 Greenwoodians assembled there with bubbling enthusiasm and exuberance.

The ceremony, marking the Graduation of these students from the Primary Level of education to a much higher Level of Secondary Education began with the arrival of the Director, Sri. Dr. G. Bharadwaja Naidu, the Academic and Admin Principal and Vice Principal.

Miss Modia Francis the Grade 5 Class teacher stuck a high beginning note for the ceremony with her well-chosen words of invitation. Her ease, confidence and language certainly matched the spirit of all these budding graduates.

She categorically explained what this ceremony means for the students of Grade 5. She went on to invite some of the grade 5 students to speak on the occasion, which most of them did with near perfection.

All expressed their joy and happiness to have achieved their goals set for their primary level of education. They assured the gathering of the elite members of the School Authority and Administration and the teachers that they would continue to practice the discipline and values that they acquired during their passage through the Primary.

The Director, Sri. Dr. G. Bharadwaja Naidu advised the students in many aspects explaining each and every new challenge these bubbling students are going to face in their next phase; the Secondary level of education, and expressed a firm hope that they would easily face and triumph over all the hurdles and challenges they come across.

He advised the children to learn and practice to read faster and comprehend what they read while reading itself. He reiterated the fact that this reading skill takes them very far in reaching their academic goals. He told that the transition from Primary to Secondary may appear to be strenuous, but it is not so at all. He assured that this transition would be smooth and steady for every one of the Young Graduates.

He further said that the new challenges such as the little reduced focus of the teachers, expansion of the syllabus and increased size of the subject content may easily be overcome with a little determination and perseverance.

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These small issues are the stepping stones for these children in becoming self-learners and life long learners. He further informed the children about the recently conceived changes of Central Board of Secondary Education in the examination system.

He explained in detail about the open book testing, and introduced them the Case Study Based questions, Competency based questions etc. He advised the children to read textbooks thoroughly to equip themselves to meet these new challenges. He insisted they all should learn the methods of Crisis Management and problem solving right from now. Finally he advised them to retain the discipline and value they acquired in the primary classes and further them during their Secondary phase. 

The Academic Principal Sri. V.V.V. Naveen Kumar and the Administrative Principal Sri. T. Pavan Kumar advised the children to focus more and more on the academics and learn to speak well in English. Both reiterated the importance of learning to write longer answers and essays on their own and improve the techniques of reading. Sri. V.V.V. Naveen Kumar advised the children to perfect their handwriting skill and skill of comprehending simultaneously while reading the texts. Sri. T. Pavan Kumar stressed on the importance of strengthening the basics of the subjects. He told the basics lay foundation for their Secondary education.

Sri V. Suresh Kumar, the Vice Principal advised the students to be regular in their studies, and be regular in their attendance.

Sri. A. Ramakrishna, the Class Teacher advised the children to be independent learners and become very strong in their academics.

After all these proceedings the Graduation Oath was read out by our beloved Director sir which was recited by the graduate students. This oath taking is followed by the presentation of the Graduation Certificate to each of these students. It was a spectacular array to witness each child, dressed in a lovely graduation Gown and a cap coming to the podium to receive this Graduation Certificate from the Director sir.

Taking the much-desired group photo of the children with all the dignitaries and teachers marked the end of this lovely day.

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Class 10th students experience entrepreneurial insight at NIT warangal’s E- Summit

Class 10th students recently had the opportunity to expand their horizons at the prestigious National Institute of Technology (NIT) warangal’s E-summit

This education institution is renowned for its academic excellence, hosted the event to foster entrepreneurship among young minds. As students stepped into campus, they were greeted by an atmosphere buzzing with innovation and ambition .

It all began with the inauguration ceremony, where chief guests and esteemed head of NIT warangal lit the ceremonial lamp , their speeches resonated wisdom and encouragement and urging the students to dream big and pursue their passions fearlessly

The highlight of the day was undoubtedly the inspiring speech delivered by Sricharan Lakkaraju , the former of Student Tribe. Lakkaraju’s insights link the world of start ups resonated deeply with the young audience, igniting their passion for entrepreneurship.

His anecdotes of overcoming challenges and turing ideas into successful ventures left a lasting impression on the students, planting seeds of ambition and creativity in their minds

By the end of the day, the students left NIT Warangal with a new found appreciation for the entrepreneurial spirit and sense of empowerment to pursue their own dreams. The E-Summit not only exposed them to the world of startups but also instilled in the belief that with determination and innovation they can carve their own path to success in the dynamic landscape of entrepreneurship.

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Graduation Day @Gopalpur Greenwood

Greenwood Gopalpur’s Graduation Day was a momentous occasion filled with pride, joy, and a sense of accomplishment. The day commenced with the solemn task of inviting dignitaries to grace the event, setting the tone for the festivities ahead.

As the dignitaries took their seats, the ceremony was officially inaugurated with the lighting of the lamp, symbolizing the dispelling of darkness and the illumination of knowledge.

Ms. Kavita Chawla, the esteemed Principal of the school, took to the stage to deliver an inspiring introduction speech. Her words resonated with the audience, highlighting the achievements of the graduating students and the bright future that lay ahead for them.

The program continued with speeches from two young achievers – Adithi of UKG and Aadhika of 5th class. Their heartfelt words and inspiring messages served as a reminder of the potential and promise of the youth.

Mr. Prabhu Kumar, a respected member of the Management, delivered a thought-provoking speech, encouraging the students to dream big and strive for excellence.

The Director of the school, Dr. Bharadwaja Naidu, graced the occasion with his presence and shared his insights on education and the future of the students.

The solemn moment of oath-taking by the students, led by the Director himself, was a testament to their commitment to uphold the values and principles of the institution.

The event was further enlivened by captivating dance performances by the talented students of UKG and 5th class, showcasing their creativity and passion for the arts.

The highlight of the ceremony was the convocation for the UKG and 5th class students, where they were awarded certificates of achievement, marking the successful completion of their academic journey.

As the day drew to a close, Ms. Shajaha Ma’am delivered a heartfelt vote of thanks, expressing gratitude to all those who had contributed to the success of the event.

The ceremony culminated with the singing of the National Anthem, a poignant reminder of the unity and pride that binds us all as a nation.

Greenwood Gopalpur’s Graduation Day was a celebration of academic excellence, personal growth, and the promise of a bright future. It was a day that will be cherished and remembered by all who were present.

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Staying Safe and Healthy in the Summer Sun

As summer knocks at our door, so does the examinations! As the temperature rises and the sun shines brighter, it’s essential to take precautions to stay safe and healthy during the summer months. Whether you’re enjoying outdoor activities or simply going about your daily routine, here are some simple yet crucial precautions to consider:

During the summer, our bodies lose more fluids through sweat, increasing the risk of dehydration. To prevent dehydration, it’s important to drink plenty of water throughout the day, especially if you’re spending time outdoors or engaging in physical activities. Do, opt for water over sugary drinks or caffeinated beverages, as they can contribute to dehydration. So, ‘Stay Hydrated.’

Sunburns not only cause discomfort but also increase the risk of skin damage and skin cancer. To protect your skin from harmful UV rays, apply sunscreen with a high SPF (Sun Protection Factor) before going outside, even on cloudy days. Reapply sunscreen every few hours, especially after swimming or sweating. Additionally, wear protective clothing such as lightweight long-sleeved shirts, wide-brimmed hats, and sunglasses to shield yourself from the sun. So, ‘Protect Your Skin.’

When spending time outdoors, seek shade whenever possible, especially during the hottest parts of the day – typically between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.Shade helps reduce exposure to direct sunlight and can help prevent heat-related illnesses such as heat exhaustion and heatstroke. Therefore, ‘Seek Shade.’

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Keep your home cool by using fans, air conditioning, or strategic ventilation. If you don’t have access to air conditioning, consider visiting public places like malls, libraries, or community centers during the hottest hours of the day to escape the heat. Avoid strenuous activities during peak heat hours and take frequent breaks if you need to be outdoors. Hence, ‘Stay Cool.’

Choose lightweight, breathable clothing made of natural fabrics like cotton or linen to help keep you cool. Light-coloured clothing reflects sunlight and can help prevent overheating. Remember to wear appropriate footwear to protect your feet from hot surfaces like pavement or sand. So, ‘Dress Appropriately.’

            Pay attention to weather forecasts and heat advisories issued by local authorities. Stay informed about potential heatwaves or extreme weather events in your area and take appropriate precautions to stay safe. Be aware of the signs and symptoms of heat-related illnesses, such as dizziness, nausea, rapid heartbeat, and seek medical attention if necessary. Well, ‘Stay Informed.’

            Keep infants, young children, and pets out of direct sunlight as much as possible. Ensure they stay hydrated and never leave them unattended in a parked car, even for a short period, as temperatures inside a car can quickly rise to dangerous levels. Remember, ‘Protect Children and Pets!’

            Keep a first aid kit handy with essentials like bandages, antiseptic wipes, and over-the-counter medications for minor injuries or illnesses. Familiarize yourself with emergency procedures for heat-related illnesses and know when to seek medical help. To be safe ‘Be Prepared for Emergencies.

By taking these simple precautions, you can enjoy a safe and healthy summer season, whether you’re lounging by the pool, hiking in the mountains, or simply relaxing in your backyard. Stay hydrated, protect your skin, seek shade, and listen to your body’s signals to ensure a fun and worry-free summer experience.

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Enrollment of cadets to the NCC Army Wing -2024-25

The NCC enrollment for the training year 2024-25 was taken up on 14-03-2024 and 18-03-2024 in the school campus. The initial screening test was conducted on 14-03-2024 through a written test on basic awareness on India.

The physical test cum written test was taken on 18-03-2024. The school having two troops had this year taken 120 students both boys and girls.

Thus 80 boys and 40 girls were finalized through the physical tests involving basic exercise patterns and running. The cadets selected would undergo two years regimental training under the aegis of the 10(T) Bn. NCC.Warangal.

The training team lead by Subedar Major Suhas Kadam and Junior Commissioned Officer Chaurasia monitored the selection process.The other personnel involved being Mr. Shabbir, Mr.Basha and Nillesh.
The Associate NCC officer S. Radha krishnan, Officer Cadet M.Ramakrishna and Physical Education Teacher Kalyani helped out in having the cadets face the test positively.

They would be eligible to write the A certificate exam of the National cadet Corps.
The selected cadets were congratulated by the Principal (Academic) V.V.V. Naveen Kumar and Principal (Administration) T. Pavan Kumar for being inspired patriotically and choosing to be future role models by joining the largest uniformed youth force in the world.

They were appreciated by the Commanding officer Col. Ajayanand Khanduri for volunteering to take up a regimental way of life which in the long run shall shape them to be future leaders in various walks of life. The Director Dr. G. Baradwaja Naidu commended the cadets for their initiative which would help them join the various uniformed forces of the country.

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Firing Competition (NCC 10 T) Warangal

As a part of the institutional training for NCC cadets, the firing competition for this training year 2024-25 was taken up at the Firing Range at Mamnoor, Warangal. The cadets of the school took active part in the activity which trains them to use arms without fear and for a good cause.

The cadets who participated are Sonashree, Md. Jaseena, M. Rithika, G. Maanvi Reddy, B. Vaishank, E. Manoj kumar, S. Saicharan and T. Ranjeth kumar from class 9th

They were appreciated by the Principal (Academic) V.V.V. Naveen Kumar, Principal (Admin) T. Pavan Kumar for the interest to learn new things.

The Commanding oficer Col. Ajayanand Khanduri appreciated them for the initiative and the element of courage to take up tasks with great attitude.

He also commended the resolve of Associate NCC officers,First officer S. Radha Krishnan and Officer Cadet M. Ramakrishna for guiding the cadets.

The Director Dr. G. Bharadwaja Naidu congratulated the cadets for their earnest desire to learn from practical situations.

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The Importance of Regular Sleep

This week round, I would like to tell one and all the importance of sleep and reiterate the perils caused by not sleeping enough.

Now a days, it is very well known that children, adolescents and adults as well are not paying much attention to the necessity of sleep; regular sleep. Many reasons are attributed to this issue. Some of the major ones are technology and screen time, irregular work time patterns, stress, anxiety caused by the hectic life schedules and the stimulants in many so called beverages and fast food et cetera.

Sleep is a fundamental aspect of human life, essential for our physical, mental, and emotional well-being. It is during sleep that our bodies undergo crucial processes necessary for repair, growth, and consolidation of memories. While the exact amount of sleep required may vary from person to person, establishing a regular sleep routine is paramount for overall health.

Firstly, regular sleep is necessary to allow our bodies to rest and rejuvenate. Throughout the day, our bodies endure various physical and mental stresses.

Sleep provides an opportunity for muscles to repair, tissues to grow, and energy stores to replenish. Without adequate rest, our bodies become fatigued, making it difficult to function optimally.

Moreover, sleep plays a vital role in cognitive functions such as memory consolidation and learning. During sleep, the brain processes and stores information gathered throughout the day, strengthening neural connections that facilitate learning and problem-solving. Consistent sleep patterns are crucial for maintaining cognitive function, attention, and decision-making skills.

Additionally, regular sleep is essential for emotional regulation and mental health. Sleep deprivation can lead to irritability, mood swings, and increased stress levels. Chronic sleeplessness is also linked to mental health disorders such as depression and anxiety. By prioritizing regular sleep, individuals can better manage their emotions and maintain a positive outlook on life.

So, how much sleep is necessary? While individual needs vary, experts generally recommend 7-9 hours of sleep per night for adults. Children and teenagers may require even more, with recommendations ranging from 8-12 hours depending on age. It’s important to listen to your body and establish a sleep routine that allows you to wake up feeling refreshed and alert.

On the flip side, the disadvantages of sleeplessness can be severe. Short-term effects of sleep deprivation include impaired cognitive function, decreased productivity, and an increased risk of accidents. Long-term sleep deprivation is associated with a myriad of health problems, including obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and weakened immune function. Furthermore, chronic sleeplessness can negatively impact relationships, work performance, and overall quality of life.

So, I may not be wrong at all if I conclude that regular sleep is not just a luxury but a necessity for optimal health and well-being. By prioritizing a consistent sleep schedule and ensuring adequate rest, individuals can reap the numerous benefits of sleep, including improved physical health, enhanced cognitive function, and better emotional regulation. Conversely, neglecting sleep can have detrimental effects on both physical and mental health. Therefore, let’s make sleep a priority and embrace its transformative power in our lives.

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Annual Day 2023-24 (Primary) Greenwood @Hunter Road

The annual day is a day when the entire school comes together to celebrate the past year’s successes and achievements. This is a day of great importance for the students, staff, and faculty. It is a time to reflect on the year’s accomplishments and to look forward to the future. It also involves a lot of fun and joy the children bring to all, through their performance on stage.

Greenwood High School, Hunter Road had celebrated its 12th Annual Day on 1st March 2024. 

All the students and their parents were invited to witness this sensational evening. 

Our beloved Director Dr.G. BharadwajaNaidu,  Principal Manjula Devi, Vice Principal Mr. Mahender  and ACOMs. Rumana  had graced the event with their presence. 

Here is a Glimpse of how we celebrated our annual day.

The event began with great excitement and zeal as our graceful dancers began the ceremony with their skillful steps and invited the dignitaries on the stage to kindle the traditional lamp to commence the event on an auspicious note.

During the process our melodious singers had enticed the gathering with their voices. 

Reminiscing the achievements of the year 2023-24 our ACO  had taken the chance to address the gathering with our success. Maam had enlightened everyone about the team spirit, values, talent in extra curricular activities, academic success, leadership qualities  that we Greenwoodians possess.

Maam had also shared with us about the various events in which out children had qualified outside the school. Maam had concluded With gratitude to the parents ,teachers and management for their support in making all the programs successful.

Vice Principal Mahender sir addressed the gathering by assuring the parents that extra activities are equally important for a child’s development as much as studies. He appreciated the positive words of the teachers and explained how they can be a life changing situation for a child. Good words reflect good energy. He concluded the speech by saying that each child has a special talent and its out duty to identify them and give them a chance.

Our beloved Principal Manjula Devi Maam addressed the gathering by  appreciating our dedicated teachers and staff, who has worked tirelessly to organize and guide our students in these activities. Your efforts have truly brought out the best in our student.Participation in these activities not only enhances their academic performance but also helps in building their confidence and personality. It provides them with a platform to explore their interests and talents, ultimately helping them become well-rounded individuals. She concluded the speech by saying that  we will continue to work together to nurture and empower our students, helping them reach greater heights of success and excellence.

Our Director Dr. G. BharadwajaNaidu sir addressed the gathering about the the importance of spending quality time with students. He highlighted the impact of meaningful interactions and shared experiences in strengthening parent-child bonds. Director sir encouraged parents to prioritize spending dedicated time with their children, engaging in activities that foster communication, understanding, and mutual growth.

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