Achievements in Literature
Chinmay Jujare (currently in Grade 9) secured the runner-up position in The Story Brook Writing Competition 2023 organised by Sapna Book House for the age group 12-18 years with a prize amount of Rs. 10,000. The jury members were prominent bestselling authors of children's books and contemporary nonfiction
Kushagra Sisodia (Grade 11), Akshaj Sharma (Grade 9) and Sreyan Panda (Grade 6) became published authors with Scholastic Quill Club Writers.
Shreya Aiyer’s (Grade 12) essay became part of the book, ‘A Bend in Time: Writings by Children on the COVID-19 Pandemic’, published by Speaking Tiger Books.
Shreya Aiyer (Grade 12) and Akshay Aiyer (Grade 10), the brother-sister duo wrote and self-published ‘Teenagers' Guide to Stage Fright: A Short Guide to Being Comfortable in the Spotlight’ on Kindle.
Abhinav Menon (Grade 12) won a silver medal at the Asia Pacific Linguistics Olympiad.
Abhinav Menon & Vidushi Bhartari (Grade 11) were awarded second and third Runners- Up respectively in the ‘Your Success Story’ Creative writing competition organized globally by the University of East Anglia, UK. They won a cash prize of INR 20,000 each and a scholarship worth a minimum of 20% of tuition fees.
Vilina Gupta (Grade 12) released an anthology of poems, Lilies in the Graveyard.
Yohan Irani (Grade 12) published his debut novel, Helen, which is inspired by true events in his life.
Rida Shafeek (Grade 12) and Aditi Koul (Grade 11) won the coveted first prize in the All-India CBSE Cryptic Crossword with a whopping 190 points conducted in New Delhi.
Neha Susan Cherian and Aditi Koul (Grade 10) secured the second position among 36 teams from all over India in the CBSE Cryptic Crossword Contest 2016.
Shirin Sharma (Grade 8) got her second collection of poems, The Palazzo of the Blithe Flowers, published by Partridge Publications (a Penguin Random House Company). The entire sales amount was given away for charity.
A compilation of 46 poems – The Little Old Pail, penned by Shirin Sharma (Grade 9) was published by Partridge Publications.
The team comprising Ilhaam Ashraf, Nikhil Amarnath, Pratik Ramesh, Avantika Shenoy, Sanjay Pitchai, and Anjani Barhanpure (All class of 2013-14) won the National Championship at the national finals of Debating Matters India conducted by the British Council & the Institute of Ideas.