Intra School activities
Inter-House Quiz Competition 2018
The 16th Inter-House Quiz was held in the Vidya Mandir Auditorium on 20th July, 2018. The Quiz was organized for the middle school i.e. for classes 6,7,8 and the senior school i.e. 9,10.
Kishalay Banerjee and Ishan Palit were the Quiz Masters for the day. It was an interesting Quiz. The students and teachers enjoyed it. The Quiz Masters are the ex-students of Birla High School. In the Middle School, Shivaji House got the first position with 165 points and in the Senior School Gandhi House bagged the first position with 190 points.
The final winners adding the points of the Middle School and Senior School was Netaji House with 370 points.
Aarush Pahari got the best Quizzer Award for the Middle School and Aaditya Chowdhury got the best Quizzer Award for Senior School.
Inter-House Debate Competition
The Inter-house Debate competition for the session 2018-19 was held on 27th June, 2018 in the Vidya Mandir Auditorium. Classes 9 and 10 had their debate in the first half of the day on the topic “Peer pressure is more harmful than beneficial to individuals” while classes 11 and 12 had it in the second half on the topic “Technology hampers human creativity”. The Chairperson for both debates was Mr. Indrajeet Bannerjie, an ex- student of Birla High School, who is currently studying at the West Bengal National University of Judicial Sciences. The judges for classes 9 and 10 were Ms. Indrani Banerjee and Ms. Malancha Majumdar and the judges for classes 11 and 12 were the undersigned and Ms. Uma Rajan. It was an enthralling debate with equally strong arguments proposed by both the proposition and the opposition. The house which emerged as the best house among classes 9 and 10 was Pratap house with Jai Suryank Purwar and Manav Sindhi as its members. The best speaker award was bagged by Jai Suryank Purwar of class 10 E representing Pratap House. Bagging the prize for the best team among class 11 and 12 was none other than Gandhi house with Aalekh Roychoudhary and Arinjoy Banerjee as its members. Last but not the least, winning the best speaker award was Aalekh Roychoudhary from Gandhi House.
All in all it was a marvelous experience witnessed by both teachers and students.
Inter House IT Competition, 2017.
The Computer Club of Birla High School organized an Inter House IT Competition on 20th December, 2017.The competition comprised of two sessions. Classes 6 to 8 participated in the first session and classes 9 and 10 participated in the second session. The event was judged by the IT teachers of Birla High School Jr. section and Sushila Birla Girls’ School. N.Aravind(6C),Sarbo Sarcar (7B), Divyansh Gupta(8B) of Netaji House was the winner in the first session while Vansh Bothra(9C) and Arsalan Hamzah(10 E) of Tagore House was the winner in the second.
Inter House Debate,2017
The inter-house debate competition was held on 13th of September 2017 in the auditorium, Birla High School. We witnessed some mind boggling overflow of wit and intelligence of the young minds of 6th, 7th and 8th standards of Birla High School, Kolkata.
The first position was achieved by the Shivaji house scoring a spectacular 139 marks.
Followed by Shivaji house was the Gandhi house scoring 138.
In the third position we had the Ashok house with 129 marks.
The fourth position was bagged by the Netaji house with 126 marks.
Tagore house came fifth with a score of 125.
Followed by the Tagore house we had the Pratap house with a score of 116.
Shivaji house with their wisdom, wit and intelligence was declared as the Best Team.
Aditya Naskar with his brilliant combating capability and intelligence bagged the prize for the Best Speaker.
Devyansh Kothari with his extraordinary speech was declared as the Best Floor Speaker.
The boys received an overall enriching experience and a genuine feel of debating for a particular motion.
Inter House Quiz,2017
The Inter-House Quiz was started in the year 2003 in Birla High School. The 15th Inter House Quiz was held on Friday, 4th August 2017.
Mr Kinshuk Biswas,who is an ex-student of Birla High School, was the Quiz Master. He is a very renowned quizzer of the city. It was a tough competition between the 6 Houses.
Questions on sports,culture,heritage,current affairs were asked to the students. There was a pounce round which was very scoring for the teams who knew the answer. Audience questions were also asked which created interest among the students. Ashok House was the winner in the middle school and Gandhi House was the winner in the senior school. At the end of the quiz certificates were given to all the participants,best team and best quizzer.Karan Mahipal of Ashok House was given the best quizzer award in the middle school. Arihant Saraogi of Gandhi House was given the best quizzer award in the senior school.
Inter House Elocution
The Inter-house Elocution Contest of 2017-18 was held at Vidya Mandir Auditorium on Tuesday, the 18th of July, 2017:- with great enthusiasm
GROUP A CLASS 6
Akshat Jain – Class 6B Pratap House
Nipun Mandhani- Class 6B Tagore House
Rajmit Banerjee- Class 6A Netaji House
Anish Duari- Class 6B Pratap House
Param Palanna- Class 6B Tagore House
Yasharth Agarwal- Class 6C Gandhi House
GROUP B CLASSES 7&8
Aditya Naskar- Class-8D Shivaji House
Ushnish Sen-Class 8E Netaji House
Chayan Banerjee- Class 7B Netaji House
Sandipta Chatterjee-Class 7A Tagore House
Harshit Patwari- Class 8D Shivaji House
Atharva Chaudhury- Class 7A Netaji House
GROUP C CLASSES 9&10
Skand Sharma- Class 10C Shivaji House
Ritam Bose-Class 9C Gandhi House
Jayesh Suryank Purwar- Class 9E pratap House
Anish Nag-Class 10B Pratap House
Himaghna Bandyopadhyay-Class 9A Shivaji House
Aryan Tripathi- Class 10B Shivaji House
Sarvesh Gupta- Class 10B Pratap House
The students of classes IX and X witnessed an epic battle of words at the inter-house debate competition, held at Vidya Mandir Auditorium on the 30th of June, 2017. The event was chaired by Abhirup Manna, an excellent MUNer and Orator himself. The motion for the day was, “Television is not an effective tool in building the minds of children.” The Best Speaker award went to Jai Suryank Purwar of Pratap House, who was standing strongly against the motion. Aman Desai of Tagore House was adjudged the Best Q-Panelist and Pratap House emerged victorious, winning the Best House Award.
For classes XI & XII , the participants exhibited their skills on the topic "Money motivates people more than any other factor in the world".Gandhi house was declared as the best team and Abhirup Manna of Pratap house was given the recognition of the best speaker. Aalekh Roychowdhury of Gandhi House was adjudged the best Q-Panelist .