The importance of co-curricular activities in school curriculum has been widely acknowledged by almost all educational institutions in their respective Curriculum Frameworks. Such events at schools nurture the capabilities of the students and shape their personalities with a view to prepare them for their later lives. Keeping in view the vital significance of such activities, Pakistan International School Qatar, one of the leading institutions in the region, has also incorporated ‘The Annual Inter-School Literary Competition’ as the school’s yearly spectrum with a view to provide the young students a solid platform to give vent to their creative cults in various domains. The School organized the 6th edition of Annual Inter-school Literary Competition, 2018 at its premises. The event offered the students a wide range of domains which included; Humorous Speech, Dramatic Declamation, Story Telling, Essay Writing (Senior & Junior). A big number of Participants from 21 International expatriate schools of Doha took part in the aforesaid categories. All the participants brilliantly showcased their prowess and skills in their respective dominions. The audience enjoyed and appreciated their innovative ideas, latent talent, writing and oratory skills. All the categories of the event had a tough competition in them and the participants performed excellently as per their capacity. The adjudicators’ panels comprised of seasoned professionals, renowned educationists from International House & Independent International Schools and also high ranking debate coaches and judges. Many principals from different schools attended the whole event.
|Rizwan Manzoor, Counselor Press Pakistan Embassy Qatar, graced the occasion as the chief guest of the day.|
In the humorous speech contest, Awais Sajid (Pakistan International School), Ali Zafar (Bright Future International School) and Diejo Mendoza (Philippine School Doha) clinched 1st, 2nd & 3rd positions respectively.
In Dramatic Declamation, Zoya Arshad Karim (Pakistan International School) and Zunaira Aziz (Bright Future International School) notched 1st, 2nd whereas the 3rd Position was shared by Kiana Nicole S. Hubalde (Philippine International School, Qatar), and Leena Mohammad (Palestinian School for Girls).
In Story Telling Competition, , Amna Saleem (Pakistan International School), Leen Marwan (Palestinian School for Girls) and Amra Najad (Bright Future International School) were declared 1st 2nd & 3rd position-holders respectively.
In Essay Writing Competition (Senior), the first position was shared by Yousef Al Najjar (Global Academy International School) and Youssef Yasser (Doha Preparatory School for Boys) while the second position was equally bagged by Aisha Nadeem (Pak Shama School). Fatima Al Sheebani (Newton British Academy). The third position was claimed by Tair Kezdekbayev (Middle East International School}.
In Essay Writing Junior, Fatima Bint Asad (Pakistan International School), Laiba Sameer (Bright Future International School) and Gannah (Al Hammad International School) secured the 1st, 2nd and 3rd positions respectively.
A well-coordinated vibrant and fabulous performance of the little angels of Kindergarten Wing was presented with the theme of “My Identity is Your Identity”. They showed enjoying water as the ‘Beauty of Nature’. The Little stars of Junior Wing, PISQ kept the audience spellbound with their lively performance on aerobics.
The champions in all the categories were bestowed with winning trophies and merit certificates by the Chief Guest and Ms. Nargis Raza Otho, Principal PISQ. The representatives of participating schools praised the school’s strenuous efforts for hosting such an impressive occasion in an organized way with never a dull moment in between the events.
Before the announcement of the results, an informative multi-media presentation depicted PISQ’s achievements and overall performance in the previous and current sessions.
Th Head Boy, Abdul Wahab, and the Head Girl, Ayesha, compered the whole event in a perfect way.