ISWK marks sixth Science Festival


MUSCAT: Indian School Wadi Kabir (ISWK) recently celebrated sixth Science Festival in the school’s multipurpose hall.
The Department of Science organised an Inter-House model making competition and Treasure Hunt — a unique science game which was followed by a rapid — fire quiz that added challenging tasks to the participants.
Romea Shine and Deepak Keshari from Indian School Muscat, Ranjana Viduransi from SriLankan School Muscat and Hala Jamal, Managing Director at Habib Salem Electricals, a popular quiz master at Muscat Codex and an ex-student of ISWK, were the evaluators of the competitions.
The students performed an action song on the theme “ Socho Jara Socho…” a concern for global warming and to protect the mother earth — a beginning to plant a tree, a beginning to plant a Hope, which overwhelmed the audience. The importance of water in the form of a Science mime, indeed, a great effort put in by the students of ISWK and was highly appreciated.
Harshendu Shah and Jenifer Robinson, head of the Department of Science, launched the first of its kind in Oman, COSMOS — a Science E- magazine, comprising of science news, crosswords, articles, activities, puzzles, health and environment tips, career guidance.
Robinson also expressed that this magazine would serve as a platform for the students to follow their dreams with perseverance and self confidence.
President, Vice-Principal, judges and HoDs, presented young scientist awards, trophies, certificates to the winners and participants, evoking a cheering atmosphere at the end.
Harshendu Shah, the Honorary President of the School Management Committee, Vice-Principal Jayaprakash Pillai, HoDs, teachers, and students were present to witness the grand event.