Farewell at Surendranath Centenary School

The ongoing batch of Class XII was given a farewell in the school auditorium of the school. A ‘Hawan’ was organized for this purpose, where all the students prayed together for good results and bright future. The Head boy Ramit Prakash and the Head girl Mamta Prasad led the prayers ceremony. The day concluded with the teachers wishing the students good luck.


Interactive session on the Skills of Adolescence

An Interactive session for the classes of VI and VII was organized in the auditorium on 14th February by the Lions Club of Ranchi. The spokesperson, Lion Madhav Lakhotia, spoke on the skills for Adolescence and apprised parents about the reasons for the changes in the behaviors of adolescents and the ways to handle growing children. Mrs Sushma Trivedi, past district Governor shared her experience with the parents and asked them to deal with children carefully. The session ends with a vote of thanks by the Principal, Mrs. Samita Sinha.


Report on Art  and Craft Exhibition

On 7th February, 2015 an Art and Craft exhibition was organised in Surendranath centenary school which not only channelized the energy of the students but also rejuvenated their creative ideas. The exhibition was held in the school auditorium. A lot of excitement and an active participation could be seen among the students in the Inter- house competitions. Several competitions were held which included Flower arrangement (VI-VIII), Salad making (IX-XII), Rangoli making (IX-XII). The participants from all the four houses that is Jaguar, Cheetah, Panther and Leopard, were enthusiastic and eager to give their best in the given time period. It was a rich display of vibrant colours and talent. The creativity and potential of the students could also be seen clearly in the models prepared by the students. Overall, not only the craft items but also the manner in which they were presented was exquisite and enthralling. The events were carried out smoothly. Students enjoyed the events thoroughly and abided by our school’s motto “nothing beyond”.


Workshop on Life Skill

A Workshop on Life Skills was conducted in the Junior Building by the Principal, Mrs. Samita Sinha on Saturday, the 31st of January for teachers of Class III to X. As the C.B.S.E is focusing more on the skill education, teachers were asked to adopt a more humane approach towards the student, the thinking, the social and emotional life skills were explained through power point presentation. Teachers were asked to prepare short skit that illustrated the application of these skills in life. The Workshop concluded with some motivating video clips and feeling of having a new vision towards teaching.


The Celebration of Netaji’s Birthday

On 23rd January Netaji’s birthday was celebrated with great enthusiasm in the premises of Primary building. A few patriotic song by the children filled the air with fervor. This was followed by a dance drama like Nanha Munha Rahi hoon,Kadam Kadam Badhaye Ja and Ae Watan Ae Watan songs depicted the fights of the freedom fighters. A speech that informed the students of the life history of Netaji made the day complete.


Celebration of 66th Republic Day

Surendranath celebrated its 66th Republic Day with true patriotic fervor. The hoisting of the flag by the Principal, Mrs. Samita Sinha was followed by the march past of the four houses led by the Head Boy, Ramit Prakash. A short cultural programme was organized to mark the occasion. A speech in English and Hindi was followed by a display of the skills of the Yoga and Karate children. The day concluded with a speech by the Principal, who reminded the students of their responsibility towards the country.


Celebration of National Youth Day

National Youth Day was celebrated on the 12th Jan 2015 at Ramakrishna Mission Ashram with immense patriotic feelings and joy. Students of Surendranath Centenary School dedicated a song to commemorate the occasion.



To commemorate the 127th birthday of the great mathematician Ramanujan, S.C.S celebrated the GANIT Week from 16th December to 22nd December for the students of classes VI to XII. Several activities were held on each day of this week.They ranged from poster making Competitions to quiz, Talks in the morning assembly, Essay writing contest, Origami Competition to see screening of a film on the “Biography of Ramanujan.” The celebration concluded with a lecture on Maths by Dr. M.K. Singh, Professor of Ranchi University, Department of Mathematics. It turned out to be an extremely informative and enjoyable week with students and teachers sharing their experiences on innovative methods in the field of Mathematics.


Inter School Math Quiz

An Inter School maths quiz was organized at St. Xavier School on Friday, the 12th of December 2014. Student from twelve schools participated in the competition with four teams from each school. The participating schools faced an examination test in which one from the Surendranath Centenary School reached the stage round. This group won the runners up prize as well as cash prize of Rs. 4500/-.The prize winners were Vatsalya Singh (IX-C), Shashank Mallik (IX-B) and Mihir Chandra (IX -D).

International School Award

British Council is an organisation that offers various programmers for the schools to get in line with global scenario. Surendranath Centenary school, Ranchi believes in inculcating 21st Century skills among the pupils and has embarked on projects that has accepted the fact that it is time to change and be one of the leading schools of the future. Thus to reinforce global citizenship among the learners the school had carried out seven projects in partnership with some schools of the U.K., Nigeria and Bangladesh.

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Global Teacher Accreditation Award

Mrs. Sony Srivastava has also been awarded Global Teacher Accreditation for her Action Research – “Impact of case studies on building concepts in science”. It was a professional development course conducted by the British Council. The school remains firm in its resolve to carry on this global partnership and move ahead confidently in future.


Visit to Cheshire Home

In an effort to inculcate sensitivity towards societal responsibilities, the students of Std IX along with a team of teachers paid a visit to the Cheshire Home located in Bariatu, Ranchi on 28th November, 2014 with the purpose of spending time with the special children and old people, offering them goodies in order to put across a smile upon their faces.

The students had organized a cultural programme for the inmates and the children of Cheshire Home which gave a strong message to the students of Surendranath that the problems of life can only be overcome if one has a positive attitude towards life.

The sisters of the organization appreciated the efforts made by the students. They were thankful to the school for having organized such an event for the children. The trip helped in honing the skills of social responsibility and empathetic learning for the students.


Fete on Childrens Day

A Fete was Organised on the grounds of Surendranath Centenary School to Celebrate Children's Day on Friday, the 14th of November. Teachers from the junior building joined hands with those from the senior section to take charge of the various stalls. Colourful food and games stalls with placards, delicious food items and attractive prizes added to the mood of fun and festivity that marked the day. Coupons were issued to the children to make the proceedings smooth and easy. The day turned out to be a resounding success. Students from classes V to X along with the student volunteers and the teachers enjoyed themselves thoroughly as it was a welcome break from the mundane routine of school.


Workshop on Professional Development

A Workshop on Professional Development, conducted by Mrs. Paromita Mitra Bhaumik, consultant psychologist was organized in the Ranadeb Choudhury wing of Surendranath Centenary School on Saturday, the 9th of November. It was attended by teachers from classes U.K.G to X. This seminar was very different from those conducted earlier for it did not discuss about a student’s grades but focused on the psychology of every child and how a teacher should vary his/her methods to tackle students of different age groups with varied abilities.

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Campaign For A Cleaner Air

As part of the British Council Connecting Classroom (Phase I, 2014-15) Programs – Project “Carbon Footprints”, the students of IX and X of Surendranath Centenary School, Ranchi today, on the 7th of November, organized a campaign at a petrol pump at Lalpur Chowk to make people aware of the release of the greenhouse gases due to daily life activities and their ill effects on the environment.

In the campaign, the students not only highlighted the hazards of greenhouse gases but also came out with solutions to reduce carbon footprints. The customers welcomed the initiative taken by the students of Surendranath Centenary School.

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (Cleanliness Month)
The Swachh Bharat, Swachh Vidyalaya Campaign, initiated by the Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi was carried out with full enthusiasm by the students of Surendranath Centenary School. Several programmes were organised by both the junior and senior school in the month of October.

On the 15th and 16th of October, the children of class V undertook the mission of cleaning & maintaining the school garden by painting the Flower pots, Weeding, Cleaning & Watering the garden & making placards.

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National Unity Day (Run for Unity)

Surendranath Centenary School proudly' hosted the 'Rashtriya Ekta Diwas' on the 31st of October 2Ol4 for the Schools of Ranchi, withThe Principal, Mrs. Samita Sinha as the City Coordinator. To follow the directives of the CBSE board, the school took up the initiative to organize a multitude of programmes that marked the Birth Anniversary of the iron man Sardar Ballav Bhai Patel. About four hundred students from four schools namely Oxford School, Loyala School, D.A.V. Nandraj School, Army Public School and the host school participated in the events to emphasize the importance of collaborative efforts over individual endeavour, a drive made by our Honourable Prime Minister to motivate our youngsters.

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Social Science Exhibition

A Social Science Exhibition was organized by the students class VI to XII of the school on the 28th October 2014 in the school auditorium. The theme of the exhibition was 'Trade and Tourism of India, and the students came up with some amazing models that not only channelize their creative energy but also exhibited their innovative ideas. The auditorium replete with charts, models & presentations made it'difficutt for the judges who were faculty members of Army public School & Oxford Public School to choose the best. some of the interesting ones included the models of Taj Mahal, India Gate, Palm Jumeirah, Incredible India, Howrah Bridge & Hirakud Dam. Mr. Rarijan Verghese, the Principal of Kairali School, presided over the occasion and in his remarkable speech pointed out the relevance of social science in our life.

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Old Age Home

As part of the school curriculum the students of class X were taken to the Old Age Home. The purpose was to inculcate values in the present generation, respect for the elderly and compassion for human life. They were made aware of the social conditions and the domestic issues.

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International School Award Programme

Surendranath Centenary School added a feather to its cap when it became the first school in Ranchi to not only become a member of the International Award group for 2014-17, but also win the International Award conferred by the British Council. >>>read more

Lac Research

The students of class IX A and B were taken on the 22nd of September while those from IX C and D on the 23rd, to the IINRG or Lac Research Institute at Namkum. The students were first taken on a tour around the huge campus, where they were introduced to trees like Palas,Ber, Kusum,Khair,  Akashmani, Khatber and Sal on which the insects feed and secrete the resin from which lac is produced.

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Teacher’s Day

Teachers’ day was celebrated by the students of the schools very enthusiastically on the 5th of September. They organized a short programme to entertain the teachers and pay a tribute to them. Arrangements were made to telecast the Prime Minister, Shri Narander Modi’s speech and his interaction with students from various schools of the country.


Independence Day

Independence Day was celebrated at Surendranath Centenary School on the 15th of August with true patriotic fervour. After the hoisting of the flag by the Principal, Mrs Samita Sinha,an excellent programme was organized in the auditorium. While the students of classes VI to VIII put up a play, almost eighty students synchronised to present a moving dance-drama that depicted the various stages of the freedom struggle. A speech in Hindi and English and finally that of Principal Madam stressed upon the responsibility of each student towards the country.

Sanskrit Week

From 7th of August to the 13th, the Sanskrit week was observed as per the directives of C.B.S.E. where students showed their hold over the language by reading out the news in the morning assembly in Sanskrit, participating in ‘antakshari ’and skits.

Commonwealth Quiz

On the 11th of August the school organised the “Know your Commonwealth Quiz organised by the British Council in collaboration with the BBC and the Commonwealth Secretariat. More than 25 schools from Jharkhand had participated in this extremely lively quiz conducted by quiz master Mr.Charanpreet Singh from Kolkata with Loyala School, Jamshedpur emerging as the winner of the day, followed by DPS Ranchi.

CCE Seminar
On the 19th of July an inter-active session was held for parents of Class IX to explain in detail the C.C.E. pattern and the system of marking.


First Aid Training
A First Aid training programme was organized in the junior building for students of Std. VIII to X, where they were not only made aware of the necessity of knowing some basic First Aid Skills but were also given some practical knowledge on how to go about it.


A Seminar on Traffic Safety

The Rotary Club of Ranchi organised a Seminar on Traffic Safety at Surendranath Centenary School in the school auditorium on the 30th of April for students of Class IX to XII who come to school on bikes, so that they could be made aware about the necessity of following traffic rules and avoid accidents.

The traffic DSP Mr. Ajay Mishra personally spoke to the students about this issue, suggesting that they should only use bikes after they are eighteen, to always wear helmets and to avoid over-taking. The following of these simple tips would certainly ensure their safety.

Teachers Workshop

A workshop conducted by Father Vijay Kamath Ex- Principal of B.ed College Loyala was held in the junior building which was attended by teachers from the junior and the middle section.

The seminar was focused on how to create and atmosphere among the students that would be conducive for the purpose of inculcating moral value among them. This entailed that the teachers had a very positive attitude, did not discourage any student, motivated the lazy ones to come forward and above all have control over their own emotions. The teachers were also given a few hints on how to conduct the teaching period and some simple ways to guide students in service towards society.


Independence Day 2013

Surendranath Centenary School Ranchi, celebrated the 66th Independence Day in the school premises. The programme began with the hoisting of the flag by Madam Principal, with the students singing the national anthem with patriotic zeal and fervour. This was followed by a short cultural progamme organized by the students from classes six to eight. It included some songs, a speech in Hindi and one in English, a  few dances and skit – all based on the theme of Nationalism and the duty of every citizen towards the  country. The programme concluded with a very motivating speech by the Principal.


Republic Day 2013

The 63rd Republic Day was celebrated at Surendranath Centenary School with true patriotic zeal and fervor. The programme began with the hoisting of the flag by Madam Principal followed by the national anthem and the march past by the four houses ,Cheetah, Jaguar, Leopard and Panther. A colorful programme including some rhythmic dances based on inspiring themes including Tagore's 'ekla chalo re' and some songs kept the children emotionally motivated. The yoga group presented some items that were quite new and graceful while the karate children showed their own skills. The speeches in English and Hindi reminded the students of the task they have as responsible citizens. The programme concluded with the inspiring words of Madam Principal.


Annual Day-cum-Prize Distribution 2012

Surendranath Centenary School celebrated its annual night on the 21st of December in its school premises with a colourful programme that enthralled the audience. It included an English play ‘Heidi of the Alps’ enacted by students of UKG to Class-V, a Hindi play ‘Sadachar ka tabeez’by students of class ix to xi and a dazzling cluster of dances that gave all a glimpse of India, concluding with a scintillating number ‘Jai Ho’. The talented singers of the school sang several melodious numbers that created the right ambience for the cold evening.

The Principal, Mrs. Samita Sinha presented her annual report in which she mentioned the names of the students who have brought laurels for the school which included Gaurav Prasad who not only received the Ranodeb Choudhary award for scoring the highest in science in the AISSCE exams but also has the distinction of clearing all PMT exams, topping the Jharkhand entrance, scoring the 50th rank in JIPMER and the 29th rank in AIIMS .Surabhi Munda was awarded the Amala Goswami silver endowment for the all around performer of class x. Dr. Rabindra Nath Bhagat Vice Chancellor of Vinobha Bhave University was the chief guest of the occasion while Mrs. Bhagat gave away the prizes. Ruchika Bhartya the Head girl, delivered the inaugural address while Ayush Ojha the Head boy concluded the programme.