Qwiz 2018-The Inter-School Teachers’ Quiz at National Hill View Public School, Rajarajeshwari Nagar.

The day dawned, the air charged with excitement and quizzing fervour as a mammoth number of 248 teachers from 47 schools in and around Bengaluru participated in the Teachers’ Qwiz 2018, the 15th edition of the Inter-school Teachers’ Quiz, a specially planned calendar event, organised by National Hill View Public School, Rajarajeshwari Nagar, on 1st Sept, 2018, to celebrate ‘The Teacher’. The theme ‘The Insightful Teacher’, was aptly depicted through the customary colourful rangoli intricately drawn by the deft fingers of the teachers, portraying the teacher as a sensitive, keen, understanding, clear-sighted and astute mentor who is the guiding light of the future generations and has the sagacity to lead the learner from oblivion to an enlightened astuteness.

The courtyard of the school and the bulletin boards echoed various interpretations of the annual theme. Dr. Sacchidanad, the Vice-Chancellor of Rajeev Gandhi University of Health Sciences and Director of medical education, Government of Karnataka, was the chief guest for the day. Members of the management including the Chairman, Mr. D K Shivakumar, Mr. Venkatappa, Additional Trustee Secretary, Mr. Lepaksha, Trustee Secretary, Trustee Secretary, Schools – Ms. Aisshwarya D.K.S and Principals of the sister institutions were among the dignitaries.

The Chief Guest emphasised the role of a teacher in a student’s life and stated that teaching is the profession which produces all other professionals and we need good citizens to contribute and build the society. The Principal, Mrs. Anita Vinodkumar spoke about the teacher’s vision to transform students and to adopt innovative methods in their pedagogy. Chairman, Mr. D.K. Shivakumar, Mr. Venkatappa, Additional Trustee Secretary, Trustee Secretary, Schools – Ms. Aisshwarya D.K.S also addressed the gathering.

Six teams from different schools qualified for the final round of the quiz on stage. Mr. Giri ‘Pickbrain’ Balasubramanium was the quiz master. Ms.Geeta Viswanathan and Ms Madhulika Chandrakumar from Sishu Griha Montessori and High School were the winners, followed by BGS NPS as the first Runners-up and JSS Public School as the second Runners-up. The teachers received a gift, a trophy and a certificate. All the participants got a handmade gift and a participation certificate. They also got a booklet with brainteasers revolving around the annual theme ‘The Insightful Teacher’.