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The Beaconhouse Newsletter Beaconhouse School System - Steel Town Branch T-12, Steel Town, Bin Qasim, Karachi. Ph: 02134716677

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The First Word


The year 2011 began with Beaconhouse Steel Town Branch celebrating its 25 years of academic excellence. The whole campus buzzed with excitement on January 28th, 2011 as students and their parents joined us on this momentous occasion to commemorate and enjoy the Silver Jubilee Celebrations. The chief guest Mrs.Yasmeen Aqeel, Regional Director South, along with the Headmistresses of Steel Town Branch cut the cake to kick start the day with the school choir singing specially prepared songs. Amongst our distinguished guests were our former heads, Mrs.Qamar Jahan, Mrs.Simin Zuberi, Mrs.Atiya Haleem and

M r s . T a s n e e m K h o w a j a . O t h e r headmistresses from different branches of Beaconhouse School System, coordinators and staff from Regional Office were also present. Students and guests from BSS were given souvenirs. A puppet show by Ritz Entertainment was arranged for the students to enjoy and celebrate this day. The celebrations culminated with the Alumni of BSS Steel Town Branch spending the evening at Pakistan Steel Officers’ Mess recalling the memories of the by-gone days spent here at their Alma Mater. Regards, Mrs.Ghazala Zubair Headmistress.

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School Office is open for Registration for the new session 2011-2012. Timings: 9:00 a.m to 1:00 p.m … Mondays through Fridays 1

The Beaconhouse Newsletter - MAY 2011

News & Events Annual Graduation Ceremony The Annual Graduation Ceremony for the outgoing Matriculation Class of 2009 – 2010 was held at Pakistan Steel Officers’ Mess on 10th March 2011. Mrs.Saira Danish Ahmed, Professor at Textile Institute of Pakistan graced the occasion as the Chief Guest .The function was well attended by students and parents. Out of 31 students who appeared, 21 secured A-1 grade and were awarded gold medals and certificates, while 10 secured A grade and were awarded silver medals and certificates.

INTER BRANCH SCIENCE QUIZ COMPETITION Students of Classes IV and V participated in an Interbranch Science Quiz Competition organized by Gulshan Primary I. The team of Class IV included of Khadija Abro, Eliza Aisha and Daniyal Shahid won the second prize .Well done students!!!


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ANNUAL MUSICAL CONCERT The Kindergarten and Lower Primary section organized a musical concert on 29th April 2011 in the school premises . The musical programme was a well coordinated effort of the young artists who displayed their performing and acting skills with poise ,grace and confidence. The children received a resounding applause as encouragement from the audience. I would like to thank the entire staff for making the event a success , with a special mention of Mrs.Farrukh Tariq (Senior Mistress) and Mr.Waseem Emmanual, the music teacher.

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Silver Jubilee cake cutting Choir Alumni get together Puppet Show Guests at Silver Jubilee Long Service Awardees



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A Spring Carnival was organized on March 5th, 2011 to raise funds for needy and deserving people .It was well attended by students and their families .I would like to thank my entire staff, who put in a lot of hard work to make the Carnival a success.

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65th Celebration of Independence Day , August 14,2011. Orientation of new parents in August,2011. Road Safety awareness programme Election of council members Graduation Ceremony of Matric 2011

Science Exhibition Science Exhibition was held on 2nd May, 2011. The students from Classes VI-VIII displayed their Projects.

LONG SERVICE AWARDS Long service awards ceremony was held at Pearl Continental on 18th February, 2011.Twenty one of our staff members received their long service awards for dedicating 10 years and more to the system.

Farewell to Class X A party was organized by Class IX to bid farewell to the outgoing students of Class X on February 24, 2011 at the Arabian Sea Country Club. The students and teachers enjoyed the songs and skits, not to forget the hilarious titles that they received. I wish the outgoing students all the best and pray for success in their future endeavors.

INTERNATIONAL MATH KANGAROO COMPETITION International Math Kangaroo Competition was held on March 17th, 2011.A total number of 59 students, took part in the competition. “After giving the kangaroo contest I learned new ways and solutions to solve math sums and different and difficult equations. I also learned new arithmetical sums, how to solve them and how much can I push myself in maths. (Amash Aziz VIA).”

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WWF Spellathon Students from Classes I to VIII participated in a Spellathon organized by the World Wildlife Federation on March 24, 2011 .This event is held by the WWF to raise funds for the conservation of wildlife .The students actively took part and learned to spell words correctly. It also created awareness in them for protecting the environment. “It was an excellent learning experience for us. Due to it not only our vocabulary but our general knowledge has also increased a lot.(Maheen Tariq VIIA).”