International Roller Skating Champ

Date: September 17-18, 2016
Vinayak Seth of Class V C brought laurels to the school by winning Gold, Silver and Bronze medals in 3000 mts, 500 mts and musical chairs on skates respectively in the ARSECC and OGFP Open International Roller Sports Championship organized from September 17-18, 2016 at the Suphan Buri Provincial Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand. Vinayak also had the proud privilege to carry the Indian tricolor flag during the opening ceremony, representing team India.
Says Vinayak, "I would like to extend my heartfelt thanks to my Chairperson ma'am for giving me this opportunity, my school principal Dr Priyanka Mehta for believing in me and my coach Bhagat Singh for guiding me all through the journey and helping me gain this substantial experience."

Vinayak Seth representing India at the Open International Roller Sports Championship, at the Suphan Buri Provincial Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand.

Asia Pacific Conference for Young Scientists

Date: July 14-16, 2016
The school won 1Gold and 1Bronze at the Asia Pacific Conference for Young Scientists (APCYS 2016). The project titled ‘Utilization of kitchen waste’ by Dhvanii Chawla and Arjit Roy won Gold in Poster presentation. ‘Project Aasha – Hope for the better Future’ by Aryaman Singh won a Bronze in the Poster presentation. The 5th edition of the conference organized from July 14-16, 2016 for students from Class VI to XII was hosted in India for the first time at Amity University Manesar campus. The conference saw some of the best minds and scientific talents from more than 20 countries across the Asia and Pacific showcase research by students in the area of Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Environmental Science and Life Science. Out 40 projects presented from India, 24 projects belonged to Amity Group of Schools. The Asia Pacific Conference of Young Scientists (APCYS) is the Asian chapter of the globally renowned Centre for Young Scientists (CYS) and has played crucial role in exposing young students to International science standards.

Arijit Roy won Gold medal at APCYS 2016
Aryaman and Ishir Roongta won Bronze medal at APCYS 2016
Dhvanii Chawla won Gold medal at APCYS 2016

Amity Teacher Presents Paper at Vienna

Dr SK Singhal, Physics teacher from AIS MV, represented India at 7th International Conference on New Horizons in Education, held at University of Technology, Vienna from July 13-15, 2016. Out of 1000 entries from all over the world, he was the only teacher selected from India to present his paper on ‘Stimulating Young Minds by Hands-on Activities’. The conference was organized by Governors State University, USA; Vienna University of Technology, Vienna and Sakarya University, Turkey.

Dr Singhal presents his paper on 'Stimulating Young Minds by Hands-on Activities'
Dr Singhal at the University of Technology, Vienna

Scholarship for German Language Camp

Jivitesh Jain and Isha Arora (Class XI) won an all-expenses-paid, three-week scholarship to attend Aachen Camp, a language camp in Germany. The scholarship was awarded for their exemplary performance in ‘Fit in Deutsch 2 – A2’, an exam conducted by Goethe Institut, New Delhi.

Jivitesh (L) and Isha at the Aachen Camp, Germany

Indo-German project

Taking learning outside the classroom, 11 students from AIS Mayur Vihar along with two teachers, visited Germany from May 28 to June 10, 2016 as part of a year long (July 2015-June 2016) Indian-German Classroom project. The opportunity, extended by Dr (Mrs) Amita Chauhan, Chairperson, Amity Group of Schools & RBEF, and facilitated by Amity Educational Resource Centre (AERC), aimed at providing the students a cross cultural exposure and global perspective. As a part of the project, AIS Mayur Vihar had earlier hosted a group of German students and teachers in their school, from Oct 3 - 16, 2015. The participating students worked on a project, ‘Happiness - what does happiness mean to you?’ that entailed studying of various traditions in the two cultures, that lead to happiness.

Participants of the Indo-German project at AIS Mayur Vihar

Eurofest

Eurofest, is the next stage of the Odyssey of the Mind programme, world’s largest creative problem solving programme. Teams of students from kindergarten to college from across the world, showcase performances on long term and spontaneous problems.

The regional winners of ODM, viz, Kartikeya Gupta, Pallavi Nigam, Ankita Chabra, Isha Arora, Tanveen Kaur Bedi, Shambhavi Rathore and Mrinal Sharma, along with their team coach Teena Elizabeth Varkey, participated in the international level of the competition – Eurofest. Held at Poland from April 29 - May 3, (2016 ?), the team won the third prize, thus proving their proficient problem solving skills. The school team competed with multifarious teams from India, China, Poland, Romania, Russia, Belarus and Germany, among others. In the mixed team problem category, the school team was clubbed with the Russian team from Chelyabinsk and Romanian team from Bucharest.

The team of AIS Mayur Vihar with their trophy at Eurofest

IRIS

The Initiative for Research and Innovation in Science (IRIS), is initiated by Intel Technology India with the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India (DST), and Indo-US Science Technology Forum (IUSSTF) for empowering the next generation of innovators.

Two students of the school, Kopal Gupta and Shreya Nandi, bagged the gold medal at the Initiative for Research and Innovation in Science (IRIS) National Fair 2014. Competing with students from across the country, the duo proved their mettle to win the first position in the competition. Their passion for cleanliness inspired them to develop a project wherein they used carbon to remove pesticides and residual insecticides from the surface of fruits and vegetables. The innovative project was applauded by everyone.

Kopal Gupta & Shreya Nandi won Gold Medal at IRIS National Fair


Ishani Goomer and Khanak Bhargava of Class XI participated in the renowned Initiative for Research and Innovation in Science (IRIS) National Fair 2012 and won the gold medal. The students made an innovative project to distinguish naturally ripened fruits from artificially ripened fruits. The project was selected to represent India at Intel International Science and Engineering Fair that was held in Phoenix, Arizona, USA in May 2013.

Ishani Goomer & Khanak Bhargava’s project won gold medal at IRIS

ISEF

ISEF (International Science and Engineering Fair) is the world’s largest international pre-college science competition, for high school students. Approximately 1,700 high school students from over 75 countries, regions, and territories are awarded the opportunity to showcase their independent research and compete for approximately $4 million in prizes.

In a significant achievement for the school, budding scientists Khanak Bhargava & Ishani Goomer won the 3rd Grand Award in Biochemistry at International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), held in Phoenix, Arizona, USA in May 2013. The young scientists competed with participants from more than 70 countries and exchanged their ideas and knowledge. They got a unique opportunity to interact with Nobel laureates and other eminent personalities from all over the world. Back in India, the winning duo was felicitated by Mr Vineet Joshi, Chairman, CBSE, for their stupendous achievement.

The dyad won the 3rd Grand Award in Biochemistry at ISEF
Khanak Bhargava & Ishani Goomer felicitated by Rahul Gandhi


At the International Science and Engineering Fair, held in California, USA in May 2014, Kopal Gupta & Shreya Nandi of Class XI, won 4th position in Chemistry for their project: ‘Kit to remove pesticides present on the surface of fruits and vegetables’.

Kopal and Shreya won the 4th position in at ISEF 2014


YRoNS

YRoNS (Young Researchers on Natural Science) is an opportunity for high school students from different schools and countries to present orally a research project they have carried out in science. The programme encourages the young generation to think globally by bonding with each other.

Agrima Gupta, Anjali Ramesh & Vasu Goyal of Class IX, participated in YRoNS 2013 held at Slovenia. Their project ‘A Litre of Light’ was appreciated by the jury. At Slovenia, the students were hosted by Jurija Vega Grammar School, Idrija and also got the opportunity to visit Venice and Moscow. The project of the students had won gold medal at Vasudha, the inter Amity competition that encourages students to prepare innovative projects in science.



Students present their project at YRoNS, in Slovenia

International Workshops

In keeping with the vision of Dr (Mrs) Amita Chauhan, Chairperson, Amity Group of Schools, to nurture globally responsible citizens, the school organizes workshops with resource persons of international repute, for the students.


Interaction with CV Raman’s grandson

The students of the school got the golden opportunity to interact with Vivek Radhakrishnan, grandson of Nobel Laureate CV Raman and his mother Dominique Radhakrishnan on February 29, 2016 in an interactive session held at the school. The session was attended by science students of classes 9th, 10th and 11th. Mr. Vivek Radhakrishnan, is an entrepreneur, sports evangelist and a passionate cyclist. In the interesting session, he shared stories of his life which underscored the implications of everyday science and scientific concepts and emphasized the importance of practical hands-on knowledge over theory. The students made the most of the opportunity by asking myriad questions on diverse issues.

Vivek Radhakrishnan interacts with the students during the workshop

Workshop with Sunita Williams

In a one of a kind rendezvous, the students of the school got to interact with astronaut Sunita Williams, in an interesting session with Sachin Bhamba, chairman and managing director of SPACE group. The renowned astronaut narrated stimulating anecdotes about her life en route to becoming an astronaut. As she reminisced about her childhood and youth and picked her way through the numerous twists and turns to choose her profession, she immediately struck a rapport with audience that comprised students from 60 schools across Delhi and NCR.

Excited students with Captain Sunita Williams

Indian-German Classroom

In a unique initiative, AIS Mayur Vihar is conducting an Indian-German Classroom project with GyulaTrebitschSchuleTonndorf, Hamburg from July 2015 (or 2014) to June 2016. This project is a joint venture of Robert Bosch Stiftung (Robert Bosch Foundation) and Goethe Institut, New Delhi. As a part of the project, two teachers, Ms Eva Breiter and Ms Astrid Kluβmann, from GyulaTrebitschSchuleTonndorf, Hamburg visited the school in October 2014. They conducted a workshop wherein they informed the students about the education system in Germany.


International Painting Exhibition

Anvit Gupta of Class VII A won the 1st position at the International Exhibition of paintings at Japan, sponsored by Rotary Club of Delhi South West. His painting received international acclaim at the exhibition.

Avnit receiving his award


Avnit’s painting displayed at the exhibition in Japan