Hon’ble chief guest His Excellency P. Kumaran Sir, the ambassador of India to Qatar, Guest of Honor Mr. Hamad Al-Ghali Al-Marry, Director Private Schools, Ministry of Education & Higher Education, Mr. Hamad Ali Hassan Al-Sulaithi, Former Director Private Schools, Ministry of Education & Higher Education, President officiating MES Governing Board, Mr. Abdul Karim, General Secretary, Mr. PK Mohammed, Director, Cultural & Co-curricular activities Mr. M.P Saleem, Director, Academics Mr. Khaleel, Members of Governing Board and Governing Body, Guests, Parents, Students, Heads of Sections, Head of Academic Inspection, teaching and non-teaching staff.
A very good evening to all and Assalamualaikum!
I am immensely delighted to present you with the School Annual Report 2016 that highlights significant growth and accomplishments of MES Indian School in scholastic and co-scholastic domains. These stellar performances of the students are worth mentioning and compiled in the form of the school annual report.
MES Indian School received the prestigious Qatar National School Accreditation certificate for maintaining global standards in performance and quality. The credit goes to the concerted efforts of all the members of teaching and non teaching staff of our school, who worked as a united team towards a set goal. On this occasion, I extend my heartycongratulations to all those involved in the assignment. I also express my sincere gratitude to the school Management for supporting our efforts to accomplish the task.
MES EXCELS IN CBSE CLASS XII EXAMINATION
MES Indian School produced remarkable results in the (CBSE) Grade XII, Examination held in March 2016. As many as 539 students: including 251 boys and 288 girls, who sat for the examination, did fairly well. Miss Pooja Udayabhanu and Miss Dhinakar Sivaranjani emerged toppers with an aggregate of 96% (480) marks, closely followed by MissJessica Judith Dsouza with 95.8% (479) marks in the second position and Miss Sruthi S Venkataraman with 95.4% (477) marks in the third position.
In the Commerce Stream, Master Dany Joel and Miss Nourin Nasar secured first position with 94.2% (471) marks. Miss Ramzi Mohammed Hamza achieved second position with 93.8%(469) marks followed by Miss Amal Anwar Chougle and Miss Neelima Kodapully Sumesh with 93.6% (468) marks. In the Humanities Stream Miss Aaliya Fathima topped the school with 92.6% (463) marks. Miss Nusaiba Unnisa Begum secured 92.4% (462) for the second position and Miss Summaiya Salem Mohammed secured third position with 90.6% (453)marks.
The students who secured A1 in all subjects were Miss Pooja Udayabhanu, Master Augustine Theodore Prince, and Miss Nourin Nasar A. As many as 49 students: 34 in science stream, 12 in commerce stream and 3 in Humanities stream secured above 90% marks. This was the 33rd batch of students from MES Indian School appearing for the Class XII Examination.
CLASS XII CBSEi
The School registered wonderful performance in the CBSE i Class XII Examination held in March 2016. A total of 37 students who sat for the examination produced fairly good results. The school toppers: Master Alan Samuel Vino, emerged the topper with 86.4% marks, followed by Master Muhammed Aflahe with 85.4% marks and Miss Fathima Amana with 82%) marks.
Our school registered 100% pass percentage with a record number of students securing A1 in the CBSE Class X examination for the session 2015-16. All 630 students, who sat for the exam qualified for the admission to higher classes. A total of 125 students secured A1 in all the subjects with CGPA 10, the highest grade in the examination, while 49 students scored CGPA 9.8.
CLASS X CBSEi
The school also registered 100% result in the CBSE International Class X Board Examination for the academic year 2015-16, with all its 42 students qualifying for admission to higher classes. They passed out with flying colours with 9 of them securing CGPA 10.
PRINCIPAL’S ROLL OF HONOUR PROGRAMME
A total of 1355 students from Boys, Girls, CBSE-i and Junior Sections of the school, who had excelled in their academic performance during the academic year 2015-16, were honoured in the Principal’s Honour List (PHL) function.
MES Indian School conducted the investiture ceremony of its newly elected student council officials for the academic year 2016-2017. Master Akhil Uday and Miss Fathima NidaJamal held the highest offices as the Head Boy and Head Girl of the Boys’ and Girls’ Sections respectively. Master Mohammed Omer and Miss ElisabethMary were appointed as the Head Boy and Head Girl of CBSE-i while, Master Yousuf Najeeb and Miss Onaisas Rashid, were appointed as the Head Boy and the Head Girl of the Junior wing of the school.
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
A two-day Arts & Science Exhibition 2016 of the school was conducted with the objective of instilling curiosity and creativity among students, A total of 800 exhibits, comprising innovative working models and enquiry based projects from 1500 participants in various areas of study were put up for the view of the public. The winners were awarded trophies and certificates.
The school won the overall championship in the Uswa-e-Rasool elocution contest organized for the students of expatriate schools of the Indian sub continent by the Islamic Studies Department of Ideal Indian School. Master Syayed Khubaib Shaheen and Master Safin Hossain won second position in their respective junior and senior categories.
Miss Jasna Salim of Class XII won scholarship for her meritorious performance and being placed in GCC top 10 in the PMF (Dr. P Mohd. Ali) Talent Search Examination. She will be sponsored for the next five years in her pursuit of higher education by PM Foundation.
Master Abdulla Mansur Malik of Class XII was selected to represent the State of Qatar in the International Physics Olympiad held in Switzerland.
The school won the overall championship title and M F Hussain Memorial Trophy in the 8th interschool painting competition organized by Friends of Thrissur. Miss Amalzen, Miss Meenakshi Ashok and Master Krishna Ashok won coveted positions in their respective categories.
Master Anish Sattanathan and Master Varun Muhil of our school won the first position in the senior and junior category respectively, while Miss Bavisha secured the second position in the junior category in the A P J Abdul Kalam memorial elocution contest organized by the Tamil Association of Qatar.
Our students achieved first positions in key board Light Music, Painting, Folk Dance, Mohiniyattam and Bharathanatyam in the ICC Utkarsh Samman 2015, an inter school competition in performing arts, conducted with the aim to encourage young performers during the 2nd week of November 2015.
MES clinched first position in the Environment research project organized by Qur’anic Botanic Garden (QBG), a member of Qatar Foundation.
MES students won the overall championship title in the painting competition organized by Anti smoking Society, Qatar, in connection with the world Environmental Day 2016 celebrations of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
Our students secured first positions in the boys’ and girls’ Sub junior, junior categories and won first positions in senior and super senior categories in the inter school painting competition conducted by anti smoking society of Qatar in connection with ‘world no Tobacco Day’ celebrations of world Health organization
Master B. Sarvesh, of our school was the only Indian participant who achieved first position in the painting competition for primary school students conducted by the organizing committee of Union Cyclist International Road World Championship (UCI) Doha.
MES Indian School conducted a three-day cultural extravaganza showcasing the youthful exuberance and artistic talents of its students. Hundreds of young talents in various categories participated enthusiastically and showcased their innate artistic talents.
MES achieved first positions in Painting, Bharathanattyam, Folk Dance and Fancy Dress competitions in junior and senior categories of the Qatar Youth Festival, an interschool art, dance and music competition organized by the Voice of Kerala. Miss Archa Shajikumar was adjudged the ‘kala thilagam’ for securing the highest point in the senior category.
In Mappilappattu and recitation contest Juniors of MES team secured first position. In the open category MES won first position in Group Dance and Oppana.
Our students won ‘The performance Excellence Award’ in the 7thInternational Olympiad of Mathematics held under the aegis of Silver Zone Foundation, New Delhi.
MES won 12 gold, 12 silver and 11 bronze medals through their remarkable performance in the International Informatics Olympiad examination conducted by Computer Literacy Foundation, New Delhi.
Our School participated in the French Olympiad which was conducted at four different levels and won 4 gold, 4 silver and 3 bronze medals.
Safwana Abdul Huck of MES was awarded Gold Medal in the International Hindi Olympiad conducted by Silver Zone Foundation, New Delhi.
The athletic team of MES made the school proud with its performance by winning the overall championship title in the 20th CBSE National Athletic Meet held at Raipur, India in December 2015. The MES team comprising 18 boys participated under various categories and won 6 Gold, 10 Silver and 1 Bronze medal with an aggregate of 57 Meet points. Master Ahmed Khalid set a new meet record in under 16 high jump by clearing 1.95 mts. to break the five-year old record.
The school won a total of 168 medals in the 9thedition of the Qatar Schools Olympic Programme (SOP), organized by the Qatar Olympic committee in collaboration with the Supreme Education Council among the schools of Qatar. MES became the overall title winner of the event with 71 gold, 64 silver and 33 bronze medals.
MES Indian School won the overall championship title in the Qatar Cluster Athletic Meet conducted for the CBSE affiliated schools with 37 Gold, 20 Silver and 3 Bronze medals to its tally.
The School won a total of 4 gold, 11 silver, and 9 Bronze medals to its credit in boys and girls teams that participated in the Taekwondo cluster 2016.
Miss Myar Imad, a Class X student of our school won gold medal in the Qatar National Teakwondo Championship held at the Aspire Dome of Qatar on 24th and 25th October 2016.
MES Indian School won gold medals in boys’ under 17 and girls’ under 14 categories of the CBSE Qatar Clustertable tennis tournament conducted at Birla Public School, Doha.
Master Mohammed Arshad of MES Indian School achieved first position in the Boys’ under-18 Javelin Throw event clearing 52.83mts in the 14th Kerala State Inter Club Athletic championship at Kochi, India.
The under-17 Badminton team of MES Indian School comprising Master Saif Sayed Mohamed, Master Haadi Mohamed Hashim and Master Sahal Rahmanwon the CBSE Qatar Cluster Badminton Tournament held at DMIS Indian School, Doha.
42nd Annual Athletic Meet of our school was conducted from 13th to 17th October 2016 at the synthetic track of the school.
SEMINAR AND SYMPOSIUM
With the view to equip teachers with the latest and innovative methods in teaching and learning, the school conducted a two-day staff orientation programme on 6th & 7th September. A total of 400 teachers attended the session. Ms. Navinder Kaur and Mrs Asllesha Thakur from S Chand, New Delhi, were the resource persons.
In an induction ceremony held on 17th September at MES Indian School, 32 teachers along with three Heads of Sections were inducted for the new academic session. Ms Kalpana Barla joined as Head of Boys’ Section, Mr Nageshwara Rao joined as Head of CBSE (i) and Mrs. Sumayya Nazeer joined as HOS Junior Section of the school.
As a concluding remark, I would like to reiterate that the school spared no effort to unearth the innate talents of our students. With the continuous support extended by the school Management, I am confident that the school will progress leaps and bounds and is all set to scale greater heights in the days ahead.
It is also apt to mention here the dedication, determination and the commendable service of the school faculty, which is ever willing to go an extra mile, in ensuring the holistic development of the students in their formative years. I also take this opportunity to thank all parents, stakeholders and well-wishers for their enthusiastic involvement, steadfast and overwhelming support and co-operation in all our endeavours.
Before I conclude, on behalf of the school Governing Board and the entire teaching and non teaching staff of the school, let me take this opportunity to express my sincere gratitude to His Highness Al Shaikh Tameem Bin Hamad Al- Thani, the Emir of State of Qatar and Father Emir His Highness Hamad Bin Khalifa Al- Thani for providing us noble patronage, and unstinted support in all the educational endeavours of our school. I also extend my hearty and sincere thanks to the Minister of Education & Higher Education, His Excellency Dr. Mohammed Abdul Wahed Al- Hammadi and the dedicated team of officials from the Ministry for guiding us constantly in our educational initiatives. I also take this opportunity to express my heartiest thanks to Mr. Hamad Mohammed Al- Ghali Al-Marry, our respected Director of Private schools and his dedicated team for their support and guidance. Last but not the least; I express my sincere and heartfelt thanks and gratitude to His Excellency P Kumaran sir, Hon’ble Ambassador of India to the State of Qatar and other officials of Embassy for their constant support and guidance, and I personally feel that this support and guidance will be even stronger in future under the able and enlightened leadership of our new ambassador.
Thank you one and all and have a pleasant evening.