SAI International Residential School (SIRS) recently hosted SAI Kaleidoscope, a 25-day programme aimed at skill development of students.
Held for the students of classes IV to XII from March 10 to April 5, it encapsulated activities that instil modern skills in creativity, collaboration, communication and critical thinking.
SIRS organised events on scholastic, sports, entertainment, community service, and training and workshops during these 25 days.
SIRS Champion’s Trophy was designed in the IPL format where the team owners were the teachers, and the players were auctioned during a ceremony. There were six teams – Kohli Warriors, Sachin Smashers, Sehwag Swaggers, Dravid Doggers, Dhoni’s Devils and Ganguly Gang. The teams consisted of both boys and girls.
A mixed game of Futsal was also a part of the SAI Kaleidoscope Sports activity. The football kind of game had six teams – Battle Hawks FC, Defenders FC, Vipers FC, Guardian FC, Wild Cats FC and Dragons FC. The semi-finals and finals are yet to be played.
SAI Kaleidoscope concluded on April 5, with a valedictory ceremony amidst the presence of chief guest Bhabani Shankar Chayani, the collector and magistrate of Cuttack. The chief guest, in his address to the students, highlighted that they should have faith and trust in themselves and in their teachers to achieve desired results.
“Trust will lead one to greater heights,” said Chayani. He appreciated the initiative taken by founder-chairman late Bijaya Kumar Sahoo for building the campus with its learning infrastructure. Later in the evening, he distributed the participation certificates to the students.
Silpi Sahoo, the chairperson of SAI International Education Group, said, “I am happy to see my students come back to school and have fun while learning. For SAI International what matters most is the happiness of each child and hence we designed SAI Kaleidoscope, which helped each child to enhance their innate talent and learn 21st-century skills to become future leaders and build a better India.”
Badminton knockout matches were also a part of the SAI Kaleidoscope throughout the 25 days. Numerous workshops on time management, crisis management, stress management, and anxiety management post-pandemic were conducted by experts for all the students.