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World Book Day 2014: Jaishree Misra to interact with students at the ‘Meet the Author’ session

In Club Activities, Events, Meet the Author on April 8, 2014 at 8:01 am

 

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Jaishree Misra, well known author of seven best selling novels, the Ancient Promises, Rani, Afterwads, Secrets and Lies, Secret and sins, Scandalous secret, and Accidents like Love and Marriage, will interact with students of Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV) Pattom, on April 22 at 10.00 am at the ‘Meet the Author’ session, organized in connection with the World Book and Copyright Day 2014 and the Schools’ Golden jubilee Celebration.

Ms Misra will also open the 3 Day Golden Jubilee Children’s Book Fair, jointly organized in collaboration with M/s Scholastic India Inc.,. The Book Fair will end on April 24, 2014.

The formal inauguration of the activities of Readers’ Club will also be held at the function.

Know more about Jaishree Misra

Author website

Jaishree Misra is an Indian author whose debut novel Ancient Promises was published and sold worldwide by Penguin UK and became a major bestseller in India. Subsequent books include Accidents Like Love and Marriage, Afterwards and The Little Book of Romance.

A historical novel based on the life of Rani Lakshmibai of Jhansi was published by Penguin in December 2007 and banned soon after by the Uttar Pradesh state government in India.

In 2009, Misra signed a three-book deal with Avon, the commercial fiction imprint of Harper Collins UK. The first of these books, called Secrets and Lies, was published in June 2009 while the next in the series, Secrets and Sins was released in July 2010. Secrets and Lies appeared on the Heatseekers list in Britain’s Bookseller magazine’s best-seller lists in the summer of 2009. The third book, A Scandalous Secret, was released in May 2011, at the Hay-on-Wye festival.

Jaishree Misra has an MA in English Literature from Kerala University and two post-graduate diplomas from the University of London, the first in Special Education and the second in Broadcast Journalism. She was awarded a scholarship by the Charles Wallace for India Trust in order to complete her course in Special Education.

Misra worked for several years in the Child Care Department of Social Services in Buckinghamshire and, more recently, as a film classifier at the British Board of Film Classification in London, England. She resigned at the end of 2009 after a seven year stint when she went to live in New Delhi, India, where she helped to start up a residential project for adults with learning disabilities. Currently, she lives with her family in Trivandrum, Kerala.

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‘Gift A Book and Make A Friend’: KV Pattom children to gift Books to Govt UPS Palkulangara

In Club Activities, Events on October 23, 2013 at 12:40 pm

There is no better way to make a friend but gifting a book. That is what the members of Readers’ Club at KV Pattom think when they collect books from students and teachers of the school to gift them to the children at Govt. Upper Primary School, Palkulangara, a not so privileged school in the city, to enrich their school library.

‘Gift A Book and Make A Friend” Programme has been organized by KV Pattom in connection with the International School Library Month (ISLM) 2013, celebrated in school libraries globally. The aim of this initiative to connect with the people outside the school and share the resources with them.

The students with the collected books will visit UPS Palkulangara on 31st October 2013. They will interact with them and engage in group activities. The donated books will become part of the small library at the school.

 

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KV Pattom to exchange Bookmarks with Schools in Hungary and Croatia

In Club Activities, Events on October 23, 2013 at 9:23 am

Bookmarks created by the students of Kendriya Vidyalaya Pattom will be exchanged with  Francis Kolcsey EVN General Baptist School (Hungary) and John Ranger Elementary School, Kamenica (Croatia), under the International Bookmark Exchange Programme, organized as part of International School Library Month (ISLM) 2013.

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Francis Kolcsey EVN General Baptist School (Hungary)

The primary school in Kamenica

John Ranger Elementary School, Kamenica (Croatia)

The ISLM Bookmark Exchange Project involves matched schools making homemade bookmarks that reflects the International School Library Month theme. The theme for 2013 is School Libraries: Doorways to Life. The Bookmark Exchange Project is a simple, fun way of sharing the pleasure and delights of books and libraries and of making new friends through school libraries worldwide.

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Ten Bookmarks designed by the children of KV Pattom of age group 11-12 and 20 from the age group 12-13 were selected for the exchange programme.

KVS Golden Jubilee 2013: Meet the Leaders @ KV Pattom; Meet the Diplomat: Shri. T. P. Sreenivasan IFS (Retd)

In Club Activities, KVS Golden Jubilee Celebrations 2013 on May 3, 2013 at 5:01 pm

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Shri T. P. Sreenivasan IFS (Retd), former Ambassador of India inaugurating the Heritage Club and the Career Guidance Cell on 2 May 2013. Ms. S. Neerada, Principal is also seen.

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Shri T. P. Sreenivasan IFS (Retd) blessing children on their birthday.

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Shri T. P. Sreenivasan IFS (Retd) addressing students in the assembly.

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Shri T. P. Sreenivasan IFS (Retd) interacts with students at the ‘Meet the Diplomat’ programme under the  ‘Meet the Leaders @ KV Pattom’ series

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A question-answer session in progress.

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KVS Golden Jubilee 2013: Meet the Leaders @ KV Pattom; Meet the Administrator: Ms Shoba Koshy

In Club Activities, KVS Golden Jubilee Celebrations 2013 on May 1, 2013 at 4:32 pm

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Ms Shoba Koshy, Chief Postmaster General, Kerala, inaugurates the Integrity Club on 1 May 2013. Ms. S. Neerada, Principal is also seen.

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Ms Shoba Koshy addressing students in the assembly.

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Ms Shoba Koshy interacts with students at the ‘Meet the Administrator’ programme under the  ‘Meet the Leaders @ KV Pattom’ series

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Ms Shoba Koshy interacts with students at the ‘Meet the Administrator’ programme.