News and Events of 2018-2019

Skating Compition

Amith J and Amogh B Hubbali participated in Vibgyor Viva Skating Competition conducted by Vibgyorgroup of schools. Amith J won 1st place and Amogh B Hubbali won III place in Tenacity U-16 conducted on 13th February 2019.

Yoga competition

Madhumitha K of VII std. participated in V S M World record Surya NamaskaraYagna on the occasion of VISHWA SAMSKRUTHIKA SAMBRAMA 2019. The management and staff congratulate her on successfully participating and receiving a certificate for the same.

TAFIT 2019

In the state level competition for Teachers Award for Innovative Teaching TAFIT 2019 organised by Times Foundation and Christ University, Mrs.Bhargavi V L secured a place for innovative teaching in Mathematics at the higher secondary level. She was awarded with a certificate and cash prize of Rs. 5,000.

Carmel School Recognized as one of the top 5 schools

Carmel High School and P U College has been recognized as one of the Top 5 schools and P U Colleges in Karnataka by Global Triumph foundation.

Chief Minister’s Commendation Award

Mrs. Roopashree K of I Karnataka girls unit has been awarded and presented with the Chief Minister’s Commendation by Brigadier DM Poorvi Math vsm**, Deputy Director General of Karnataka and Goa directorate of NCC on 2nd January 2019 at Chopra Auditorium ASC Centre and Pioneer Centre, Viveknagar, Bangalore.

Inter School Volley ball Tournament

Vidya Bharathi English School conducted Inter School Volley ball competition for U-16 and U-14 category. Our school secured second place in both the events.

The team members are:

Student Achievements in Cricket

Nakshathra K S of Grade VI took part in cricket tournament conducted on 27th January 2019 by Ryan Cricket Academy.

Republic Day celebrations at Carmel High School, Basaveshwaranagar

The 70th Republic Day was celebrated in all its solemnity and grandeur.The national flag was unfurled by the chief guest which was followed by the National Anthem. The students saluted the National Flag and pledged to uphold the honour, integrity, diversity, and uniqueness of their motherland India.

The Guest of Honour, Director of Academics-Mrs.DorothyMenezesspoke eloquently about our diverse nation and the relevance of the Constitution and the Preamble. Academic Coordinator Mrs.LakshmiBhat highlighted the importance of the day and emphasized on being responsible citizens of the country and their pivotal role in saving the environment

The choir presented the patriotic song “Bharat da jaana , Bharat ne maana”. The whole school joined the choir and the song reverberated in the surroundings. The melodious music and graceful movements of the dancerson the patriotic song VandeMataramwerespellbinding.The skit highlighting the constitutional rights and duties, placards, students dressed as lotus,peacock, mango, tiger and banyan tree were the major attractions of the day.

Student’sAchievement in Yoga

25th International Yoga Festival was conducted by the Department Of Tourism, Government of Puducherry, from 4th to 7th January 2019 inPuducherry. Roshini G of class VIII participated in the Yogasana Talent show and won the ‘Excellent’ award in the age group of 10- 15 years.

Teacher Awarded as Yoga Champ

BrahmashreeNarayana Guru Yoga Mandira Trust in collaboration with Ministry for Disabilities and Senior Citizens Empowerment Department organized International Level Open Yogasana Championship 2019. The yoga instructor Ms.Netravathyof our school bagged the first prize in the age group of 31-42 years. She was appreciated for her perfection in the asanas, and her flexibility. The ease with which she preformed amazed the judges and the audience. Ms.Netravathy is a world record holder and has entered the Guinness book of world records. Kudos to her dedication, commitment,and yoga prowess

Inter School Dance and Singing Competition

Talent Spectrum conducted an inter School Solo Dance and Solo singing competition on 5th January 2019.Our school bagged the maximum number of prizes among 85 schools which participated in the event. Karuna S Poojary emerged as the winner in solo dance (Indian Style). She also received a special prize for being the most promising artist in the event.Smitha V emerged as the winner in solo singing (western style). YashasKiran and Aniket were the runners up in solo singing (western style). Carmel High School was also recognized and awarded as the most Hospitable School.

South Zone Inter School Volleyball Championship

Carmelites took part in South Zone Inter School Volleyball championship U- 17 boys’ category held at Rajiv Gandhi Indoor Stadium,Uppalam, Puducherry on 6th and 7th December 2018 and emerged as the winners.

The proud Carmelites are Mohith B, Darren D’Souza, Nihar and Arihanthof IX Grade. The Management, Staff and Students congratulate and wish them all the best.

Christmas Celebration

Christmas was celebrated in the school in the true spirit of Holiness and Godliness. The teachers put forth an excellent show depicting the miracles of Jesus. The school choir rendered melodious Christmas Carols. The appearance of Santa clause among the audience enhanced the festive spirits in all.

Singing Competition

Baldwin’s School conducted Christmas Carol singing competition in which our school bagged the second place.

Carmel School received the consolation prize in the event White Christmas conducted by Bishop Cottons Girls’ School.

Times of India School Super League

Times of India conducted School Super League in which 6 students from grade 4 to 9 were awarded with school bags for being toppers in their respective grades. 2 of them were selected for round 2 at the zonal level and were rewarded with a computer tablet. The students are:

Name School Name
Puneeth V Carmel High School
Adithya S S Carmel High School

Rani Padmavathi A Dance Drama Show

A dance theatre school by Dr.Poornima assisted by Dilip and Mithun portrayed Rani Padmavathi at Carmel High School on 21st July 2018. It was an awesome mesmerizing show by the team. Also noting the fact that these talented artists have performed in UK, Europe, Singapore, Malaysia, and UAE.


In thanksgiving to the Almighty for the long way this institution has come, making it to the 51th year since its establishment, the Holy Mass was celebrated by Rev. Fr. Silvestre D'Souza Provincial Secretary of Carmelite Provincial House Sadhbhavana Bangalore. The sermon delivered by the Reverend brought to light the love of Mother Mary and our worldly mother. Father highlighted a mother's care by reference to animals nurturing their young ones, they sacrifice their own life to save their children at times as well. The day also focused upon the origin & historic background of the word "Carmel", being a hill located in Palestine, a refuge for the monks who stayed in solitude, and devoted flowers to the Blessed Mother Mary, so is our institution dedicated in Her honour. Fr. Silvestre D'Souza also emphasized on inculcating values, moral ethics, peace and harmony. He requested the teachers not only to impart knowledge to students, but to instil more important values. These insights truly were enlightening. The chief guests offered floral tribute to the founder Mr. Alexander Menezes and Mr. Jaganath Shetty, former president of Carmel Education Society. The dignitaries inaugurated the College Annual Magazine 2017- CHRYSALIS. Various games were conducted for the staff added to the excitement. High School Staff bagged the winner trophy. It certainly was a day to warmly cherish.

Sparkie Champs for the month of July 2018

Sl. No.  Name Grade Date
1 Gayathri N V D 2/7/18  to 8/7/2018
9/7/18  to 15/7/18   
16/7/18 to 22/7/18
2 Utsaah shetty .N III A 9/7/18  to 15/7/18   
3 Prathyushaa.R I C 16/7/18 to 22/7/18 

Inaugural of Sports:

Carmel High believes in holistic development of its students. A major step towards this was the introduction of sports with professional expertise. The academic year 2018-19 is being observed as the Sports Year at Carmel High. The Chief Guest was Mr.Rajath Kankar , national volleyball and net ball player, by whom the sports flag carrying the message of sportsmanship and harmony has unfurled . He spoke about the 3 P’s that is passion, persistence and perfection and motivated the students to make the optimum use of the opportunity given and to develop the never give up attitude in life. Administrator Mr. Roshan Menezes emphasized on the importance of commitment and delivered detailed information about the rules and regulations to be followed by the trainee students.
The day observed the inauguration of nine major sports – Volleyball , Cricket , Basket ball , Football , Throwball , Badminton , Swimming , Athletics and Table Tennis . Professional coaching will be provided to the aspiring students accompanied by our teaching faculty as "buddy teacher"

NCC Girl Comrades battalion at Carmel High :

Carmel in its 51st years since inception has achieved another milestone by launching NCC for girls. Chief guest Dr. Major. Shantha Maria made the audience aware of the importance and benefits of NCC. In her address, she highlighted that initiatives such as NCC will enable the girls to be fearless, brave and courageous. She also held an open discussion session with students and parents present at the event and actively solved all their queries and apprehensions about achieving optimum balance between academic excellence and NCC. She guided the audience on admission and selection process in NCC. Administrator Mr. Roshan Menezes said NCC is a way of life that transforms an individual‘s outlook towards life and its hardships. He urged the parents to be thoughtful and encouraged them to enroll and harness the skills of their children through NCC.

International Yoga Day:

Yoga day celebration was conducted on 21st June 2018. The students were trained by Mrs. Netharavathy. The students exhibited their mettle in yoga by a beautiful display of numerous asanas. The importance of Yoga was highlighted by Mrs. Nethravathy and Mrs. Bhargavi.

Student Achievement:

Yoga Competition:

The Yoga Instructor Mrs. Nethravathy, and students took part in Yoga conducted by Vigour Institute of Yogic Science and Studies. Mrs. Nethravathy secured first position. Roshni G of grade VIII secured second position and Namruth Raj G R of grade VII secured third position.

Achievement in Cricket

Abhishek R is adjudged as the BEST BOWLER in B T Ramaiah Shield U -14 Category Inter-School Tournament, II Division Organised by Karnataka State Cricket Association. He took 16 wickets in 5 matches.

Swimming Competition:

Sai Prithvi of Grade VI participated in Karnataka Engineers Academy Swim Meet 2018 and won first prize in free style, back stroke and breaststroke conducted on 28th May 2018

Investiture Ceremony and Environment Day:

The investiture ceremony was held on the 13th June 2018, and the school senate for the 51st year of Carmel High School were vested with their power and position. The Principal of New Cambridge High School Mr. Alistair Laporte was the chief guest along with other dignitaries Mrs. Dorothy Menenzes Director of Academics, Mr. Roshan Menezes Administrator, Mrs. Sandya Menezes Prinicipal of Carmel P U College and Dr. (Mrs) Florence D'Souza Principal. The Chief guest addressed the gathering and emphasized on the qualities that an ideal prefect ought to have. Mr. Alistair shared the acronym for Prefect, P - Perfect, R- Responsible, E - Exemplary, F- Fair, E- Empathetic, C - Caring and T - Tactful. Each person is a leader, and is responsible towards building a better tomorrow. caring about mother earth, and the natural resources. The Administrator Mr. Roshan Menezes shared his views and reiterated that shoulders are one of the most important part of the body, as they carry responsibility and support others when in need of a shoulder to lean on and get them back strong on one's feet. The School choir book "Carmel chimes" was inaugurated by the dignitaries. The Student Council advisor Mr. Venkatesh S stated that a leader is a symbol of patience, who would win over critics with actions rather than with words. The student senate were given badges and sashes by the chief guest. The Student Council members of 2018 -19 are :

High School
Divith Narendra Head Boy
Mrinal Raj Head Girl
Aditya Muralidhar Discipline Leader
Sakshi Bothra Discipline Leader
Tarun D K Sports Leader
Sanjana Yatish Sports Leader
Karan G Khandelwal Literary Leader
Shruthi R H Literary Leader
Deepesh M Jain Cultural Leader
Manavi M D Cultural Leader
Vaishnavi Dubey Band Major
Sanjana Naveen Band Minor
Middle School
Mithun R Head Boy 
Prerana M N Head Girl
Harshil Kundety Discipline Leader
Prapthi G M Discipline Leader
Roshni L Cultural Leader
Dhruva Surya S Cultural Leader
Unathi Siva Literary Leader
Suprathik Narendra Literary Leader
Anvitha T A Sports Leader
Adithya A Kulakarni Sports Leader

Environmental day was celebrated on 13th June 2018 and the chief guest for the occasion was Ms. Anupama from the State Pollution Control Board. The members of the Eco - club along with management and chief guest planted the sapling. This year's environmental day theme. “Beat plastic pollution' was beautifully depicted in the form of a mime act. The students of the school have decided to go green by not using plastic water bottles and lunch boxes in support of this initiative.

Toppers of Grade X 2017-18

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