1st Match - Inventure Academy won against Greenwood High in a tie-breaker by 5 - 4 goals. 2nd Match - Inventure Academy won against Vidya Shilp by 3 -1 goals. Semi-finals - Round Robin league - Inventure Academy won against NAFL by 4 - 0 goals. Tomorrow Inventure will play TISB & NPS to decide the winner of the tournament. Boys Basketball: 1st Match - Inventure Academy won against Vidya Shilp by 16 - 13 points. Inventure has qualified for tomorrow's Semi-finals Round Robin league. Boys Table Tennis Round Robin League Result 1st Match - Inventure Academy won against TISB by 2-0. 2nd Match - Inventure Academy lost against Vidya Shilp by 1-2. 3rd Match - Inventure Academy won against NPS by 2-0. Semi Finals - Inventure Academy won against NPS by 2-1. Finals will be tomorrow! Stay tuned!
CONGRATULATIONS to Saloni for her excellent achievement! Saloni Dalal is the youngest member of Karnataka Swimming Team for National Games 2015! She may even be youngest swimmer all over India. In the national games- there are NO age group for swimming, so Saloni was competing with the best swimmers from all over the state. She qualified for two events- 100 m & 200 m breaststroke. She gave her best timing for 100 m breaststroke 1:21:23. This 2nd best time from Karnataka for this category. For 200 m breaststroke race, she did 2:55:34. This is best timing to represent Karnataka for this category. The games are to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 31. Goodwill ambassador of the Games is Sachin Tendulkar. Saloni is super excited to be part of the games!
Inventure Sports Fest 2015 entered its third and final day with a sense of determination from all participants to compete and excel in the events. It was very heartening to witness several students participating in multiple sports and events, despite the physical, mental and emotional challenges of the last three days of intense activity. Inventure Academy hosted a total of 21 schools over the three day event. Final matches were held today in Basketball, and Football. All the Track and Field Athletic events were also held today. Ms. Jaywanti Shyam, former Captain and subsequently Coach of the Indian women’s basketball team and the current coach of the Karnataka State team, declared the Athletic meet open, and witnessed all the Basketball finals. As a matter of interest, Ms. Jaywanti Shyam was also Nooraine Fazal’s (CEO and Managing Trustee of Inventure Academy), captain and coach when they used to play for Mount Carmel’s & Karnataka. The Athletic meet opened with a ceremonial walk-by of all participating schools after some inspiring words of encouragement. Ms. Jaywanti eloquently expressed the importance of sports education, comparing the necessity for athletics as being a basic life skill, along with academic studies. The well-attended awards ceremony brought a close to the day’s events, as victorious teams and the beaming faces of children mirrored the excitement and triumphs of the three day Fest. ISF 2015 has set the benchmark for excellence in sports and all participating schools look forward to ISF 2017!
Today Inventure Sports Fest 2015 entered its second day with much excitement. Inventure Academy is hosting a total of 21 schools over the three day event. . Matches were held today in six sports (Basketball, Cricket, Football, Swimming, Table Tennis, and Tennis), with a true spirit of sportsmanship and camaraderie among our teams and our guests. “Inventurers are very gracious and friendly hosts as always”, noted one of our visitors. Inventure Academy’s passion for sports education is best expressed by our Co Founder & Managing Trustee, Nooraine Fazal, “I am very keen that no child ever looks back with regret and says if only…. If only I had the exposure, the guidance and the facilities to tap into my inherent talent and make a life from something I am really passionate about – be it sports or any other area of interest.” ISF 2015 - Leading Medal takers at the end of Day 2 Highlights for Day 2 of ISF - • TISB, Sophia’s and Ebenezer won bulk of the golds up for grabs in swimming today. • Inventure won most of the table tennis and tennis golds. • Ebenezer swept the cricket. • Honour for soccer shared by Inventure Academy, Head Start, and TISB. • Inventure will feature in five out of five remaining finals to be played tomorrow – all four Basketball finals and one remaining soccer final. TISB in one of the five finals. • The results from the track and field Athletic events tomorrow may well decide the overall winner of ISF 2015. Athletic events are scheduled for 31 January, the third day of the Sports Fest, along with the Basketball Finals and a special round of Boys U18 Football matches. Stay tuned!!
8 3. Greenwood High – 8 5. Ebenezer International School – 4 6. Deen’s Academy – 5 7. Oakridge international School – 2 Leading Medal Tally with 21 schools participating (Swimming & Table Tennis results): 1. Inventure Academy - 9 Gold, 8 Silver, 9 Bronze 2. TISB - 8 Gold,12 Silver, 2 Bronze 3. Sophia School - 4 Gold, 2 Silver 4. Deen’s Academy - 3 Gold, 2 Bronze 5. Ebenezer International School - 2 Gold, 2 Bronze 6. Greenwood High - 4 Silver, 4 Bronze 7. Oakridge Int. school - 2 Bronze Matches and scores as follows: Basketball - Boys Under 14 Inventure vs. Oakridge – Inventure 21 / Oakridge 4 NPS vs. DPS East – NPS 21 / DPS East 20 DPS South vs. Greenwood – DPS South 37 / Greenwood 17 Basketbal - Girls Under 14 Inventure vs. Deens – Inventure 34 / Deens 9 Bishop Cottons vs. Oakridge – Bishop Cottons 30 / Oakridge 6 TISB vs. Greenwood – Greenwood 22 / TISB 7 Basketball - Girls Under 12 DPS South vs. Vidyashilp – Vidyashilp 10 / DPS South 5 Soccer - Boys Under 14 Greenwood vs. Parikrma – Greenwood 1 / Parikrma 0 Ebenezer vs. Devmata – Ebenezer 5 / Devmata 4 (tie breaker) Inventure A vs Oakridge – Inventure 1 / Oakridge 0 Inventure A vs. Oasis – Oasis 1 / Inventure A 0 Inventure B vs TISB – TISB 7 / Inventure B 6 Soccer - Girls Under 14 Greenwood vs. Oasis – Greenwood 1 / Oasis 0 Inventure vs Head Start – Inventure 5 / Head Start 4 (tie breaker) Soccer - Boys Under 12 Greenwood vs. Jain – Greenwood 7 / Jain 0 Deens vs. Oakridge – Deens 2 / Oakridge 0 Inventure A vs Deens – Inventure 6 / Deens 0 Inventure B vs Oasis – Inventure B 4 / Oasis 3 Table Tennis - Girls Under 12 – Finals Inventure A vs Inventure B – Inventure A won
The Class of 2015's Graduation theme was "Miles To Go". The evening events commenced at 5:00 pm, and the ceremony opened with the Invocation song, followed by the ceremonial Lighting of the Lamp. Principal, Mrs. Mallika Sen addressed the Class of 2015 with her inspiring words of wisdom, and Vice Principal, Mr. Ramesh Hariharan introduced our Chief Guest, Mr. Harish Bijoor to the stage. Mr Bijoor shared his humorous views and advice on preparing for the world beyond high school. The Inventure Choir performed "The Days", followed by funny reflections about the Inventure teachers by Tejas Rao and Niketa Nerurkar. Three of our Class of 2015 parents graciously spoke to the audience about their children's experiences at Inventure Academy, with a common theme of the "happiness quotient". The evening grew darker, and the amphitheater became aglow with twinkling lights and a soft breeze, as the Grade 10 Moving Up ceremony commenced with their candle lighting, followed by the Candle lighting ceremony for the Class of 2015. Inventure Co-Founder and Managing Trustee, Nooraine Fazal then led the Class Pledge and School Song. We were all treated to an outstanding performance by Ms. Sinduja Karthik, as she sung a heartfelt rendition of "Hero" to the graduates. As the evening was winding down, "The Spark" dance performance brought some hand clapping energy to the crowd. Wrapping up the evening performances was a nostalgic look back at our graduates' highlights of their years at Inventure Academy, presented in a video, which was produced by their 9th grade juniors. It was a WONDERFUL Graduation evening!
First Place - INVENTORS - 346 Second Place - VENTURERS - 315 Third Place - ADVENTURERS - 292 Fourth Place - NURTURERS - 276 Well done INVENTURERS!