Thoughts on Education
We all say that our children should learn life skills so that they can handle situations better. We want them to learn strategy and risk-taking. We want them to work with their hands. We want them to think and argue and convince. But let’s face it – all these things are easier said than done. It is not easy to think of activities where they will get to pick up and sharpen these skills. Read on more…
Mathematics is probably the most dreaded subject we cannot live without today. Since humankind is obsessed with quantification (numbers) and having special days to commemorate events, 14th of March is celebrated as the International Day of Mathematics, or International Pi Day. Read here more..
Reading is a skill that we cannot survive without. Take any school subject for that matter – be it Science, English or even Mathematics – you just cannot figure them out without the basic skill of reading! At Walnut, we have never underestimated the power of reading. The last quarter of each school year, right from Std. 4, is specifically dedicated to deconstructing a novel. Find out more here…
Our State Level Kick Boxing Champions competed at the Nationals in Tamil Nadu and won 3 medals! NAKUL TAJNE (4th) and HARSH JADHAV (5th) won GOLDS and KRUSHNA UPHALE (2nd) won SILVER. They were coached by our sports head, TUSHAR PAWAR. Congratulations to the kids and their coach. All the best for the International Round in Nepal in February! Go forth and conquer!
Recently, four of our students from Walnut School, Fursungi, participated in the 1st Inter Zonal Rural Games 2017 – 18, affiliated to Rural Games Federation of India and organized by the State Rural Games Association Maharashtra. The competition was held at Trimurti Public School, Nevasa, Ahmednagar, on 16 December 2017.
Walnut’s very own budding photographer Soham Joshi is winning accolades. A photograph clicked by him has been selected among the best entries for the prestigious 2017 Sanctuary Asia Cubs Competition for Wildlife Photography below 21 years.
Parth Mayadevo and Om Kulkarni of Std. 6, Walnut School Shivane emerge as winners in the Inter-school Compuskills Competition 2017-18. They developed a game based on Traffic Discipline using Scratch as a tool. Read on to know more about their efforts toward this competition.
Nakul Tajne and Krushna Uphale of Walnut School Fursungi come back as winners in the Kickboxing District competition. The students of Std 4 and 2 respectively share their journey toward this achievement.