Interact Club is a Rotary International Service Club for young people between the ages of 12 and 16. It gives young people an opportunity to participate in fun, meaningful service projects. Along the way interactors are encouraged to become responsible citizens of the country & develop their leadership skills.
ACTIVITIES OF THE INTERACT CLUB: 2017- 2018
MELANGE TOTAL 5
On 24th and 25th June 2017, our school hosted an inter-school event called. MELANGE TOTAL 5 which literally means an amalgam of 5 mega events for the 7th consecutive year. This event lasted for two days and was organised and executed by the students of our school and 21 schools participated in it.
On the 1st of July, our school celebrated GO-GREEN DAY, a day when the
students of our school brought plants and the top 3 most unique plants won their owners prizes. This day was celebrated to make students aware of the need to conserve the environment and the importance of trees.
TERRY FOX RUN
Our school also participated in the TERRY FOX RUN, a run for raising money and
awareness for cancer research named after Canadian humanitarian Terrance Stanley Fox
Our school participated in Turbulence, Allure, Chrysalis and Cascade and won laurels for our school. At the Turbulence inter-school event held by the J.B. Vachha School, our school stood first among 21 schools from Mumbai and at Cascade, G.D. Somani was the second runners up amongst 65 schools.
In this maths exhibition held in November 2017, our secondary students explained various concepts of mathematics and its application in day to day life through various models and games. The exhibition received a phenomenal response from parents and students of various schools.
Our students took part in various quiz competitions.
HDFC ERGO QUIZ
Our students stood first at the HDFC Ergo Quiz.
This year our school was on a winning streak as two teams qualified for the final round. The overall winners from Mumbai city were Antara Bhattacharya and Harsh Rao while Aryaman Gandhi and Sambit Prabhu bagged the third place. Furthermore the overall winners qualified for the final round, in Hyderabad, and came third amongst the other 7 qualified teams.
Two students of our school, Anushka Bothra and Antara Bhattacharya, were selected from schools all over India for the NewsWiz Quiz. In the final round of the quiz they competed against students from 12th standard and put up a tough competition.
EUMIND is an exchange programme done by G.D. Somani Memorial School.
25th January to 3rd February 2018, our students hosted 31 students from the Netherlands.
Our school organises various educational camps to enrich our curriculum and
expose students to different cultures.
SOCIAL SERVICE CAMPS
Our Class X students also participated in a Social Service Camp (SSC) and went to the Leprosy Mission – Rehabilitation and Vocational Centre at Nashik where they donated rice, sugar, dal, biscuits and stationery among tribal people. It was an enriching experience for the children that made them realise how fortunate they are and inculcated in them the value of sharing with the less fortunate.
Our Class IX and X students visited a village near Igatpuri for an SUPW camp where they donated food and stationery items. Interactors of Class X went for a Personality Development Camp and a factory visit to Mahindra & Mahindra, Igatpuri as part of their vocational training in April.