Awards & Accolades

Nat Q Contest 2014 – Final Round

February 14th, 2015 

As part of a massive movement to create environmental awareness in school students, Sruti Kendra is organizing Nature Quotient (Nat Q) contests. The 1st and 2nd levels happened earlier this academic year.  Winners of the 2nd level participated in the Finals which were held on February 14th 2015 at Dr. M.G.R.Janaki School in Saligramam, Virugambakkam.


Skit – 3rd place

Pawan P., M.S. Pranav, Nida and Vrinda (Class VII)

Elocution – Consolation Prize

Ananya R.  (Class V)

A memento was awarded to Chettinad Hari Shree Vidyalayam for encouraging maximum participation in students and creating awareness on environmental issues.


Australian National Chemistry Quiz (ANCQ)

September 2014

Students from Classes 7 – 12 participated in the Australian National Chemistry Quiz (ANCQ). Our students put in a very good performance. Here are the results at a glance:

PLAQUE WITH STRING BAG for Outstanding performance 

KARTHIK ESHWAR VII-100 percentile
ADITYA MANNUR VIII- 99 percentile

STRING BAG for High Distinction 


PERIODIC TABLE for High Distinction 

 SRIHARAN .R VII-85 percentile

iGnite 2015 Debating Champions

January 10th and 11th, 2015

iGnite 2015, an educational fest, is a Pro-BTX event conducted by the Department of Biotechnology Anna University  for  school students. It aims to create in students the right blend of scientific temper, creativity and a desire to explore this fast expanding field of study.

Venue – Department of Biotechnology, Anna University

Students from CHSV participated in the Debate competition and won prizes

1st Best Speaker – Nithin Vijayanambi, Class 11

2nd Best Speaker – Devnanda Kurup, Class 8


Geo Genius – National Geography Olympiad

IBGB Learning Society conducted “Geo Genius “, a National Olympiad for schools across India. The results were as follows:


Junior Level – For Classes    6 and 7

Rank  Name  of student


1st Sowmya .K


2nd Siva Visagan Karthikeyan


3rd Yamini .S.


4th Arush Dayal



Senior Level – For Classes   8 and 9

Rank Name  of student


1st Siddharth  Sridhar


2nd Harsh Yadav


3rd Aishwarya




 Name  of student


 Siddharth  Sridhar



The National Finals will be held on April 12, 2015 in Kota (Rajasthan).  We wish Siddharth the very best.

Best participating school award for Chettinad Hari Shree Vidyalayam 

Chettinad Hari Shree Vidyalayam won the Best Participating School Award 2014-15 for the Geography Olympiad Test conducted by the I.B.G.B. Learning Society, a registered non-profit establishment by leading academicians with an aim of popularizing the understanding of Geography among school children.

Our II level Qualifiers for the 2014-15 Olympiads 

NCO – National Cyber Olympiad – 10 students

NSO – National Science Olympiad – 39 students

IMO – International Math Olympiad – 22 students


‘Calibre Chimera’ – Cyber Geek Interschool Competition

28th January, 2015

Calibre International School conducted an Inter school Cyber Geek competition at their campus in Mylapore.

Mahendra Kurup and Sri Hari M., Class V students of CHSV, won consolation prizes in Category III (Grades 3-5). In addition to certificates, Mahendra won a USB drive and Sri Hari won a cash prize of Rs.250/-

In Category V (Grades 9-12), Harsh Yadav of Class 9 won a consolation prize, which included Rs 250/- and a certificate.


Namma Chennai – Kids Central Interschool Festival 

30th January, 2015

Kids Central, Kotturpuram organized various inter school competitions in their campus as part of their ‘Namma Chennai’ festival. Students from Hari Shree Vidyalayam participated and won many prizes.

The results were as follows:

Group Music III place – Students of Class V
Group Dance III place – Students of Class VII
Kolam Competition III place – Madhushri   of Class IX
Photography I place – Sandhya Somu of Class XIII place – Mowrishwar of Class XIII place – Varshini of Class VI

The Group Dance 3rd prize winners from Class VII

 Madhusri of Class IX who won 3rd prize in the Kolam Competition

Students of Class V who were placed 3rd in Group Singing


Photography Competition

Sandhya Somu of Class X – 1st place   Mowrishwar of Class X – 3rd place

 Varshini of Class VI – 3rd place

Nat Q Contest - Level 2

January 4, 2015

As part of a massive movement to create environmental awareness in school children, Sruti Kendra is organizing Nature Quotient (NatQ) contests. The 1st level of competitions had earlier been conducted in school. The winners took part in the second level which was conducted at Devi Kala Academy, Valasaravakkam on 4th January, 2015.

Events were as follows:

Class 5 and 6  

Landscape painting from Sangam Literature

Elocution (One day in my life –fire or water)

Class 7 and 8

Essay Writing (Our role in saving the Environment)

Skit based on any environmental issue



1st place – Shruthi J, Shrishti P, Shriramya, Sweta C, Devnanda K, Nithya S and Bhavya R (Class VIII)

2nd place – Pawan P, M.S. Pranav, Nida and Vrinda (Class VII)

3rd place – Pavithra M, Somiya K, Ashvitha P and Sneha Krishnan (Class VII)

Painting Competition

3rd place – Rajkumar N (Class V)


2nd place – Ananya R (Class V)

Consolation prize – Vidyuth T (Class V)

Students who won 1st place for Skit with their prizes

2nd prize winners in Skit

Proud winners of Nat Q Contest 2014

4 CHSV teachers win the GTA award

All 4 of our teacher applicants for the year 2014-15 have won the prestigious Global Teacher Accreditation (GTA) award from Cambridge Education Foundation and British Council.

The teachers who engaged in the Action Research projects were

  • Ms. Shobana Balaji – Math HoD and teacher Class 10
  • Ms. Rajalakshmi – Math teacher Class 6, 7 and 8
  • Ms. Sivagamasundari – Math teacher Class 8 and 9
  • Ms. Viji Arunkumar – Social Studies teacher Class 4 and 5

Details of their research projects are available at

Congratulations teachers for this remarkable achievement!


CHSV’s Design for Change story in the Top 100

CHSV’s entry “Sports for all” has been shortlisted among the Best 100 Design For Change stories at the National level ‘Design For Change School Challenge 2014’. Over 2000 stories of change were received from 24 states and the selection was based on rigorous evaluation by some of the best design minds in the world. Our story received high praise for nurturing empathy, cultivating optimism and for building the collaborative spirit amongst our superheroes!

Our school has been invited to attend the coveted ‘I CAN’ Awards to be held on Nov 22, 2014 at Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDI) in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The ‘I CAN’ Awards will be an exciting, day-long celebration, including workshops and intimate interactions with inspiring personalities from different domains, such as Rahul Dravid (Cricket Legend), Geet Sethi (9-time World Billiards Champion) Rahul Bose (Actor/Activist), Geeta Chandran (Bharatnatyam Artiste and Padma Shri Awardee).

Congratulations to the students and teachers of CHSV for being the change !


CHSV students win prizes for Model making 

The Rotary Club of Madras Southwest, in association with the Interact Club of Jawahar Vidyalaya Senior Secondary School , conducted the Science Talent Contest 2014 for students of classes VI to XII.  As part of this event, a model making competition was held for junior and senior level of students.

Our participants at the Junior level made models employing concepts in Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Both the Physics and Chemistry models won the 2nd prize.

The Physics model was based on Sonar and the participants were Samanvitha and Nandini Ganesh of Class VII Vairam.

The Chemistry model was based on the Nitrogen Cycle and the participants were Rishi Krishnan of Class VII Vaiduryam and Pavan Purushothaman of Class VII Maragadam.

Congratulations to the winners!

A Biology model based on Marine Biodiversity was made by Nithya Narayaswamy and Bhavya  Ramkumar   of Class VIII Muthu. At the Senior level, Adithya Kidambi and Sriram S. Of Class X made a Mathematics model.  We appreciate the enthusiastic participation of these students.

The prize winning Chemistry model:

The prize winning Physics model:

Mathematics model:


NatQ Contest 2014 

November 6th, 2014 

As part of the massive movement organized by Sruti Kendra to create environmental awareness in school children, a Nature Quotient (NatQ) contest was conducted. The first level took place in school on November 6th 2014. Children from classes V-VIII registered for various events.

The events for Classes V and VI were

  • Cartoon Drawing (Save the Earth) and
  • Elocution (Water Conservation)

For Classes VII and VIII, the events were

  • Essay writing (Clean Air)
  • Skit (Based on any environmental issue)

The results of the competition were as follows:


  • I –   S.  Tejaswini (Class V Malligai)
  • II –  Ananya R.(Class V)
  • III – Manasa Sahana Venkat(Class VI Suryagandhi)

Consolation prizes were won by Srinidhi P.(V Malligai), Dheekshanya A., Akhilan R.(VI Samandhi) and Mahima R. (V  Mullai)


  • I -   Manasa Sahana Venkat (Class VI Suryagandhi)
  • II -  Kavya Ramesh (Class V Tamarai)
  • III – N. Rajkumar (Class V Malligai)

Consolation  prizes were won by Yamini S. (V Malligai), Anya Rajalakshmi (Roja), Arush D.(Samandhi)  and Varun L.G.(V Mullai)

Essay Writing

  • I – Sanjana K. (Class VII Vaiduryam)
  • II – Oviya (Class VIII Muthu)
  • III – Anivridh Haribabu (Class VIII  Pavizham)


  • I –  Bhavya R., Shruthi J., Devananda K., Sweta C., Shriramya K.R. and  Nithya S. (ClassVIII )
  • II – Pavithra V., Ashvita P., Vrinda S., Nida S., Sneha Krishnan, Somya C. (Class VII)
  • III – Varun N., Rishab M.C.,  Adithya M. ,Shubham Agarwal, Ashwath (Class VIII)



November 14, 15 and 16, 2014

The INDO SRILANKAN OPEN KARATE tournament was held at P.J.N. INDOOR STADIUM, FATORDA, GOA under the auspices of the Department of Sports, Government of India.

The Goshin _Ryu team of Karate professionals coordinated the mega event.

Hari Shree students N.HARSHIKKHA, DHRUV THIRUMALAI, T.SAICHARAN and MAHENDRA participated in the 3 day event.  Karate master Shri Nagamani and his team have been training the students, as part of the after-school activities.

The foursome displayed grit and determination as they fought to secure medals in their respective categories.





Mrs.Jayanthi, a parent shared her feedback with us “It was brilliant team work and our students exhibited immense talent. Kudos to the excellent training given by Karate Master Shri.Nagamani. A proud moment indeed !”


K.R. Shriramya wins CCRT scholarship 

October 2014 

K.R.Shriramya, our Class VIII (Muthu) student, has been selected for this year’s prestigious CCRT (Centre for Cultural Resources & Training) Government of India Scholarship scheme, from Tamil Nadu State, to further pursue her Bharatanatyam Art. She is one among 5 candidates selected from the State and will receive a monthly scholarship of Rs.1000 starting Oct 2014, till she completes her graduate studies.

Shriramya has been learning Bharatanatyam from her Guru Smt. Padma S.Raghavan, Founder Director Silambam, Mylapore – Institute for Bharatanatyam excellence, an alliance of Shree Bharatalaya Chennai for the past 6 years. On 3rd July 2011, she gave a very successful maiden performance (Arangetram) in the presence of senior artistes like PadmaShri Smt. Chitra Visweswaran and Kalaimamani Srekala Bharath. She has since then gone on to give many impressive solo recitals.

Some of her recent performances have got very good reviews in leading national newspapers (The Hindu – July 4th 2014 – Friday Review section ) from acclaimed senior artists. She received the title “Yuvashree Kala Bharathi” in September 2013 for young talented artists in the Performing Arts category.


CHSV wins National level prize at Harmony 2014 

Harmony – Co-creating Tomorrow is a tGELF endeavour every year to identify talent from across the country. A series of challenges that began at the regional level culminated at the national level in Delhi on November 1st & 2nd, 2014. CHSV hosted the regional level challenges, where 10 schools participated in 3 events – Sense & Intellect (Debate), Street Benders (Street play) and Mind Games (Chess). CHSV emerged winners in the street play and chess categories at the regional level. 7 students represented Hari Shree in the finals.

Vishwa R of class 8 and Siddarth Sridhar of class 9 bagged the first Prize in the National level Mind Games Chess Competition.

Hearty Congratulations to the winners.


CHSV’s Design for Change story in the Top 100

CHSV’s entry “Sports for all” has been shortlisted among the Best 100 Design For Change stories at the National level ‘Design For Change School Challenge 2014’. Over 2000 stories of change were received from 24 states and the selection was based on rigorous evaluation by some of the best design minds in the world. Our story received high praise for nurturing empathy, cultivating optimism and for building the collaborative spirit amongst our superheroes!

Our school has been invited to attend the coveted ‘I CAN’ Awards to be held on Nov 22, 2014 at Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDI) in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The ‘I CAN’ Awards will be an exciting, day-long celebration, including workshops and intimate interactions with inspiring personalities from different domains, such as Rahul Dravid (Cricket Legend), Geet Sethi (9-time World Billiards Champion) Rahul Bose (Actor/Activist), Geeta Chandran (Bharatnatyam Artiste and Padma Shri Awardee).

Congratulations to the students and teachers of CHSV for being the change !


Inter School Art Competition at Shraddha Children’s Academy 

September 20th 2014 

Shraddha Children’s Academy at Kottivakkam organized an Annual Inter School Art competition for classes V to VIII on Saturday, 20th September. 8 students from our school participated and to our delight, all of them won prizes at the event.

Ashank of Class VII and Saran of Class VIII won the 1st prize. The 2nd prize was shared by Yamini of Class VI, Kavya Ramesh of Class V and Anya of Class VIII.  Nivrithi, Krithya and Saathvika won the 3rd place.


Vasudha Vatsalya – Interschool Competitions 

September 12, 2014 

Primrose school conducted an Inter school competition to commemorate Friendship Day. Students from Classes VII – IX participated. CHSV students bagged many prizes.

In the Miming competition, Pavithra.S, Pawan.P, Pranav M.S. and Samyuktha of Class VII won the 1st prize.

For the English Essay writing competition, Krithy of Class VII won the 1st place and Sowmiya K, also of Class VII, won the 2nd place for the Tamil Essay writing competition.

Madhusri won the 1st place in Tamil Elocution and Harsh Yadav won the 2nd place for English Elocution.

Krithya of Class VII got the 2nd prize in the Poster making competition.


M. Madheswaran wins laurels in Kaula Lampur, Malaysia 

August 29th to 31st 2014

M. Madheswaran of Class VII Vaiduryam was part of the Cricket Federation on India (CFA) A team which took part in the 2nd YSD international Youth Cricket Carnival conducted by the Kuala Lumpur Cricket Association. A total of 16 teams from India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand participated. The CFA A team entered the final but lost against Sri Lanka.

Madheswaran got the Best Bowler Award for his bowling performance in the tournament, taking 12 wickets in 8 matches. 


Chettinad Culturals “Shristi” 

August  22 – 23, 2014 

CHSV students from classes IX to XI participated in the Chettinad Culturals “Shristi” held at Chettinad Vidyashram.

Rakshita Arun and Sreelakshmi of Class X won the 1st place in Fireless Cooking.

Sugithaa and Sudiptha of Class X won the 2nd place in Cartooning.


Flipper Fest – 14 

August 21-22, 2014 

The Tree Foundation conducted various competitions on the theme of “Marine Biodiversity” at the Vivekananda auditorium in Anna University. CHSV students from classes VII – IX participated in the events and won many prizes.

Krithya and Ashank of Class VII won 1st place in the Poster making competition.

For the ppt presentation, our Class IX students, Harsh Yadav and Siddharth S. won 1st place.

Srinidhi of Class VIII won 2nd place in the Essay writing competition whereas Oviya, also of Class VIII, got a consolation prize.

The Eco Drama staged by Sreenidhi, Meenakshi, Madhusori, Dilshani, Pragathi and Joshini of Class IX bagged the 3rd prize.

The Model making competition saw Ashwath, Samitha, Sweta, Nithya, Pranav and Samyukth of Class VIII win the 3rd place.


Kudos to Outstanding Champion Siddharth Sridhar 

16th August 2014 

ALLEN CHAMP is an initiative taken by ALLEN Career Institute, Kota to Honour and Mentor the students who are recognized across the globe for being a Prize Winner of any Prestigious Examination, Event, Olympiad or Competition organised at National or International level like the Olympiads conducted by SOF, ASSET, etc. in the last 4 years. Students are ranked based on their performance in these competitions as decided by ALLEN.

Siddharth Sridhar of Class 9 Neidhal, was among top 10 students who were selected from class 8 to attend the final event which was conducted in Kota, Rajasthan on Champion’s Day on 16th August.  The final ranking was based 80% on their past achievements and 20% on their performance in the activities conducted on Champion’s Day.

Siddharth was declared 1st in class 8 and has received an educational trip to Europe, a cash award of Rs.21000, a scholarship of Rs.1000 per month for 1 year and a medal as a prize.


CHSV secures second place in the MCTM Inter School Debate

Aug 8, 2014

P.C.Siddarth (XII) and Nikhil Viijaynambi (XI) debated with 10 other schools in the inter school debate hosted by MCTM Chidambaram Chettiar Matric.Hr.Sec.School, Mylapore. The boys not only won the 2nd place but also impressed the judges and the audience who heartily appreciated their oratorical skills.

The topic was announced on the day of the event and one team member spoke in favour of the topic while the other spoke against it. The topic was ‘Is Cricket a more interesting sport than football?’


CHSV participates in Sanskruthi’14 and wins overall trophy 

July 27, 2014

Chettinad Hari Shree Vidyalayam participated and won the overall trophy in Sanskruthi’14, a cultural event hosted by Global Organization for Divinity. The event which took place at Ramakrishna School, T. Nagar had a host of events that echoed the theme ‘Long Long ago…  in India.’

The gamut of theme based competitions included collage on facets of Indian history, pot painting, stamp designing, T-Shirt painting etc. The CHSV team had a good run at the event with many students participating in the various events. Among the winners were Class X students, Sugitha.P and Saindhavi who secured first and second places respectively in Cartooning India – now and then. In the category of Pot painting-Music, Dance and Folklore, Drishya of Class III, won the 3rd place. The consolation prize along with Rs.250 went to Sriram of Class V Thamarai.

The school also went on to win the overall championship trophy.  The CHSV team also received appreciation for its creativity and ability to stay focused on the topic.


CHSV participates in THE BAIT’14

July 18 & 19: 6 students from CHSV participated in The Bait, an inter-school debate competition hosted by Bhavan’s Rajaji Vidyashram, Chennai and went on to reach the semi final.

Avinash Ramachandran, Balasubramanian S, Nikhil Vijayanambi, Radhika Sunil Nair and Sangamithra Goutham from Std XI represented the school in the annual event which had around 30 Schools participating this year.

The competition spanned over two days with the first 3 rounds on day 1.  In a remarkable exhibition of team work, Radhika & Sangamithra won the first round to be followed by Bala and Sangamithra who won Round 2. Nikhil and Avinash went on to represent the team in Round 3 and paved the way for Radhika and Bala in the semi final. The CHSV team put up a formidable presence in the semi-finals and ultimately lost to Lady Andal School.

The school has been participating in annual event for several years now, but it is the first time that the school reached the semi-final.


CSF Under 14 Inter School Football Tournament

July 19 – The first under 14 football tournament of the year resulted in the CHSV team securing the 3rd place in the 5- a- side CSF inter- school championship in which the boys from classes VI – VIII played a scintillating three games with a total score of 11 goals.

Rahul from class VIII got the top scorer award for scoring a total of 4 goals in the tournament.

The CHSV team won 8-0 in the 1st game with The Corporation School, Sharma Nagar. In the 2nd game, they lost to Cantonment Board School which won 2-0. The 3rd game with Anitha Methodist School saw CHSV win 3rd place in the tournament with a 3-0 win.


Culturals at AMM Matriculation Hr.Sec School, Kotturpuram

Details 18th and 19th July – “MAYUR” - An cultural event organized at AMM Matriculation Hr.Sec School, Kotturpuram.

Children from classes 9 – 12 participated in various events.


1st place in cooking without fire: Rakshita Arun, Darshana and Sreelakshmi – Class X

1st place in Floral arrangement: Rahshita Arun and Vaishnavi M – Class X

3rd place in Junior level quiz: Dathatreya K.M, Vaghul  Kumar and Adiyanth.R – Class IV


Culturals at Vidya Mandir, Mylapore

Details 11th and 12th July – “Reflections”-   An cultural event organized at  Vidya Mandir, Mylapore.

Children from classes 10- 12 participated in various events.

Result: 2nd Place Rubik’s Challenge – Santosh, Class XI

Culturals at National Public School – Gopalpuram

July 9 -11: The students of Classes IX to XII participated in Impressionz 14, the inter-school cultural event organized at National Public School, Gopalapuram. The wins secured by CHSV team are:

1st Place in Carnatic Singing - Anirudh Subramanian of Class IX

1st Place in Spell Bee – Dakshin Padmanabhan of Class XII

2nd & 3rd Place in Dance [Adaptune] – Madhushuri & Vaishnavi of Class IX respectively

CHSV participates in the Inter-school culturals at Sishya

July 4& 5: The students of Classes IX to XII participated in SISHYAMRITA, the inter-school cultural event organized at Sishya School, Adyar. The wins secured by our team are

1st Place in Block and Tackle – Arvind Arun Pennathur (Class XI)
1st Place in Fireless cooking – Rakshitha Arun & Darshana (Class X)
2nd Place in Creative writing – Shri Lakshmi S S (Class X)

CHSV participates in inter-school cultural

On the 25th and 26th of June, students from class IX and XI participated in ‘KalpaKosha’, the inter-school cultural hosted by Sivaswami Kalalaya, Mylapore.

Around 50 students participated in various events. Siddarth.S and Gokul.V of class IX won second place in the quiz competition, and the dance team, consisting of several class IX girls, received a special mention. The event gave the children an opportunity to showcase their talents and interact with children from other schools.


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