News and Announcements

A mission to save hearts

9th march 2023


Heart disease is one of the commonest causes of death in India today. To overcome this fright the Management of Purushottam High School decided to initiate through REVIVE HEART FOUNDATION CARE AND HOLY FAMILY to give a first hand practical experience that is through demonstration & PPT explanation. Staff members & guide students benefitted thoroughly through this session. Madam Sumaiya Raghav & her team did a stupendous job by helping us as how to differentiate between a cardiac arrest & a heart attack patient. She also showed us how to revive a patient who suffered a cardiac arrest through a demonstration. Thus the session enlightened each & every one in the audience.

Health and Hygiene

3rd march 2023

Dr Yugali conducted a seminar for the students of std IX girls .Nearly 155 girls participated in this session. The topic was on health & hygiene for the adolescent girls.She gave various tips on how to lead a healthy living by having healthy food.They were also informed about clean menstrual management and regarding the proper disposal of sanitary pads or tampons ie by wrapping in a newspaper or toilet paper in a garbage bin but should not be flushed down in the toilet as it may clog the drainage system and lead to flooding of the toilet. Awareness was created among the students regarding the proper use & cleaning of the inner wear to protect ones body.

Finally she concluded her session by stressing on the importance of specific hygiene and health requirements of girls during menstruation.

Annual Tiger Fest

17th February 2023

Annual Tiger Fest was conducted on 17th February by Sanctuary Nature Foundation at Maharashtra Nature Park Divison (Dharavi).There were various activities &competitions for the students. 56 students participated in various activities and enjoyed it. They also won various prizes in various competitions.

54th Annual Day

11th February 2023

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Annual Event

8th February 2023

[Public Concern for Governance Trust]

Teacher’s Incharge:
1. Mrs Sangeeta Yadav
2. Mrs Neelam Singh

PCGT (Public Concerned For Governance Trust) organised a cultural programme at Shanmukhnand Hall. Nearly 15 students participated and enlightened the minds of the audience with an action song ‘Tera Mangal Mera Mangal sabka mangal hoye ray’. Thus invoked the blessings of God and generated peace, love & spirituality in each one’s mind.
The chief Guest Bittu Sahgal gave a motivational speech on Environment Protection and Patriotism and made the audience aware that ‘ Environment is no one’s property to Destroy: It’s Everyone’s Responsibility to Protect.’

KIDZANIA Educational Trip

31st January 2023

Our Educational Excursion Trip to Kidzania for Grade 1 to Grade 5 began at 8.00am in the morning as all our kids started gathering in school at the given time.The children were then directed to the allocated bus according to their grades. At 8.55 am with a short prayer in our bus we left for kidzania.The kids were very excited as well as very curious for their trip.Their excited face and curiosity in their eyes could be well noticed. While traveling in the bus the students were provided with snacks by Adventure people which included sandwich, biscuit and a juice. The teachers were also given snack box.We reached Kidzania by 9.45am.The students were then directed to go inside with all their entry formalities.
The kids enjoyed all the different activities like making of kinder Joy, Donought, Pizza etc. There were other informative activities like Fire extinguisher process, Taking care in ambulance, Parle -G Biscuit making process etc .The kids were seen enjoying and learning from each and every activity.They actually practiced the “Learning By Doing” method. They also learned the exchange and utilization of money and the practice and efforts involved in earning money. The co-ordination and arrangements for students and teachers by the team of Adventure was remarkable.The food arrangement by them for students was very appropriate for kids and they enjoyed it to the core.
The arrangement for teachers was commendable as everything was taken care of.
The children enthusiasm was still not over as it was the time to go home.They returned with good memories and great learning.
We reached school by 4.30 and has decided the parents had come to school gate to pick their kids.
The trip came to an end with good memories.
Thank you to the school management for arranging such an amazing and informative trip for our kids.

Bird Committee Republic Day at Bandstand

26th January 2023

PURUSHOTTAM HIGH SCHOOL along with 18 schools celebrated the 74th REPUBLIC DAY at Bandstand with great fervour. Thr chief guest VICE ADMIRAL KRISHNA SWAMINATHAN along other service personnel , Hon.Advocate Ashish Shelar ( MLA ) many other dignitaries graced the August gathering. Children from various schools displayed an impressive parade and outstanding performance
of various folk dances representing different states of India.The folk dance of Uttarakhand performed by the students of Purushottam High School and the parade at the Band stand were appreciated by all.
The programme concluded with the vote of thanks proposed by the Director Purushottam High School Mrs. Prema Kotian thanking all the guests, principals, teachers and students.

वृत्तांत लेखन

१४ जानेवारी ते २० जानेवारी २०२

स्थळ : पुरुषोत्तम हायस्कूल

दि. १४ जानेवारी हा दिवस व्यवसाय मार्गदर्शन दिन म्हणून साजरा करण्यात येतो. त्या अनुषंगाने दि.१४/१/२०२३ ते २०/१/२०२३ या कालावधीत सदर अभियानांतर्गत आमच्या
संस्थेच्या शैक्षणिक संचालिका श्रीमती प्रेमा कोटियन मॅडम,
मुख्याध्यापिका श्रीमती प्रसन्ना मोहनदास मॅडम व उपमुख्याध्यापिका श्रीमती जयंती कोटियन मॅडम यांच्या आधिपत्याखाली आमची शाळा पुरुषोत्तम हायस्कूल येथे इयत्ता नववी व दहावीच्या विद्यार्थ्यांसाठी विविध कार्यक्रमांचे आयोजन करण्यात आले होते. शिक्षिका श्रीमती ज्योती उच्छील यांच्या मार्गदर्शनाखाली कार्यक्रमाचे नियोजन करण्यात आले .शाळेतील माजी यशस्वी विद्यार्थी श्रीयुत समीर गोरे यांनी इयत्ता दहावीच्या विद्यार्थ्यांना जीवनात उज्वल भवितव्य घडण्यासाठी व्यावसायिक मार्गदर्शन दिले. अमृता राय विद्यार्थिनीने माजी विद्यार्थी श्रीयुत समीर गोरे यांची मुलाखत घेतली.इयत्ता नववीच्या विद्यार्थ्यांसाठी अंतरंग संस्थेतर्फे श्रीमती आयुशी राजपूत यांनी १४ व्याख्याने घेण्यात आले व प्रचार आयोजित करण्यात आले.व्याख्यानाच्या आधारावर प्रश्नमंजुषा स्पर्धा आयोजित करण्यात आली. २०/०१/२०२३ रोजी विद्यार्थ्यांनी ज्या
व्यावसायिक क्षेत्रात आवड आहे त्यांचे चित्र रेखाटले. शाळेत त्या चित्रांचे प्रदर्शन भरविण्यात आले प्रदर्शनाच्या दिवशी कार्यक्रमाची सांगता करण्यात आली.

Healthy Snacking Workshop

18th January 2023

Healthy Snacking workshop was conducted for the students of Grade Seven.The students were asked to share their views on balanced diet. The team members from Cornado informed the students about the different food items that come under balanced diet and its importance. They also informed about the harmful effects of consuming junk food and how it can affect one’s health.They advised the students to have healthy snack made of corn that is CORNADO CONES .The session was an interactive one.The students participated in the activity and were gifted with Cornado packets. They enjoyed the workshop.

Career Guidance session by Antarang Foundation

18th January 2023

Purushottam High School: A career guidance programme of fourteen sessions comprising of seven days by the non-profit organisation ‘ ‘Antarang’for the students of standard IX is being conducted in our school since Thursday, 12th January, 2023. In these sessions the students are being given information regarding career making decisions and career planning for them to stand out in this hugely competitive environment. In each session the facilitator of ‘Antarang’, Ms. Ayushi Singh Rajput enlightened the students of Goal setting and steps to choose a career by giving them different levels of aptitude tests to gauge the IQ of the students. Similar sessions for the students of Std. X shall commence from 23rd January, 2023 onwards.

H Ward Science Exhibition

13th January 2023

D/P We are indeed very proud to announce that we have received the, BEST SCHOOL AWARD for the 5th consecutive year in the H – WARD SCIENCE EXHIBITION (2022 – 2023) which was held at St Teresa’s Convent High School Santacruz. We could achieve only because of the hard work of our dear students,teachers , managing committee and because of the co-operation of our parents. Let us all keep the hard work going together.
Director/HMs – PHS/NKS/ SSS.

H Ward Science Exhibition

12th January 2023

Purushottam High school received the following prizes at the H ward science exhibition ( second day)held in St Teresa’s convent High school Santacruz west
Folk dance Junior: 1st prize
Folk dance Senior: 1st prize
Band : Third prize
Lezim:Third prize
Group singing: 1st prize
Monoacting Sr group: 2nd prize
Monoacting Teachers: 1st prize
Teaching Aid: 3rd prize
Science exhibit Senior: Consolation
Hearty congratulations to students, teachers and parents.


D/P , We are happy to announce about the achievements of our students in the field of academics.

1) Science Olympiad exam conducted by SOF(Science olympiad foundation)
Six students bagged Gold medal.
1. Shaikh Zoya Mohammed (7B)
2.Ansari Ehtasham Z (7B)
3.Shaikh Mohd Altamash (7D)
4.Mulani Saud Altaf (8C)
5.Mallah Ayush Ramesh (8F)
6.Jaiswar Ankit Kumar (8F)

2) Scholarship exam conducted by Maharashtra state government.
Three students are Merit holders in this exam.
1.Md Armaan md Mustafa Sk(6E)
2. Diya Kamlesh Dayma (9 C)
3.Sushant Chenna Poojary (9C)

Hearty congratulations to all 💐

Christmas celebration

23rd December 2022

This year our school celebrated Christmas Day by organizing a Skit Of Birth Of Jesus . Our children did a very beautiful job and enacted the skit very well. All kids were bought grade wise down to watch the Skit. Teachers from STD I to V also conducted various activities in class with their students like singing, games ,dancing etc. Students shared their snacks with each other. Teachers gave students Christmas Gifts. All students and faculty members were very excited and happy. It was a fun-filled day for kids and teachers. The theme for the day was Red and white. Every child had a smile in their face when they left.

Street play on cleanliness

22nd December 2022

“If people of India can reach Mars with minimal expenditure, why can they not keep their streets and colonies clean.” – PM Narendra Modi on Swach Bharath.
A group of talented Students from Purushottam High School picked an effective platform such as street play to display their creativity and convey an important social message. Students performed a Hindi street play to highlight the social reality on cleanliness and put across their message ‘स्वच्छ मुंबई माझी मुंबई”
This initiative was taken by the school with the aim to motivate students to become active agents of a sustainable and healthy environment. The students got actively involved in it and showed great enthusiasm and creativity to convey their message to the audience.
Students performed a Hindi street play to highlight the social reality on cleanliness and put across their message on clean Mumbai.
The students explored and realised the importance of Hindi as a language to communicate to the masses. Although it seemed like a tough task, our students performed it beautifully and with grace. This unique exposure enlightened them on aspects of self-reliance and teamwork.
Students performed the street play near school and also in three places on the street under the guidance of our Director Madam Mrs.Prema Kotian , Principal Mrs Prasanna Mohandas , Vice principal Mrs.Jayanti Kotian , Supervisor Mr Dilip Lad and .Trs In charge were Mr.Pratap Mokase , Mr Rajiv Lahot and Manisha Kharat.

Mental Health - How To Reduce Examination Stress

22nd December 2022

“You are braver than you
believe, stronger than you seem and smarter than you think.”-Christopher Robin .

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological and social well being.It affects how we think, feel and act.Mental health is important at every stage of life ,from childhood and adolescence through adulthood.
Today’s sessions on mental Health -How to reduce examination stress was conducted by the team of Mpower Project ( Aditya Birla Trust) for the students of std. VI D,E, VII D,E,VIII A and IX A.

It was a need of the hour as Unit test exam is round the corner and fear of not performing well causes great anxiety and stress amongst the students.

The objective of the session was to sensitize the students about the importance of mental health and symptoms of examination stress and equip them with the skills and strategies to manage examination stress, educate them in various ways with which they can deal the stress and most importantly, be at ease and confident for the upcoming examination.

Some tips and strategies were shared by the team to the students for reducing the examination stress:
1. Planning of studies before exams
2.Take regular break while studying for exams.
3. Take proper rest
4.Eat Healthy Diet.
5.Practice Progressive Muscle Relaxation
6. Exercise regularly
7. Take calming breaths
8. 3Ps i.e Planning,Preparation and Practice.
9. On exam day read the question paper slowly and understand the questions.
10. Time management for solving the questions….etc.
The students shared their issues with regards to concentration and focus, and got their questions effectively answered. This session, thus provided an opportunity to share and practice how to prevent and manage the stress during examination. The session came to an end and helped the students in generating self-awareness and positivity among them and deals with exam stress like winners.

It is rightly said ” Before anything else,Preparation is the key to success.

Thanks to team Mpower for such a wonderful and helpful session. 🙏🏻

Competitions Organised by the Mohalla Committee Movement Trust and Mumbai Police


The Mohalla committee along with Mumbai police jointly conducted ‘On The Spot Poster Competition’ and Essay Writing Competition on 7th December. There were 40 participants in the poster competition and 38 in the Essay Writing Competition. The children were asked to draw and write on the topic COMMUNAL HARMONY AND NATIONAL INTEGRATION .They could write in English, Hindi,Marathi or Urdu.The rules of the Competition were explained to the students by Director Madam Prema Kotian. Executive Chairman Of Mohalla Committee & Ex Commissioner Of Navi Mumbai K L PRASAD, BKC SR.POLICE INSPECTOR MR. VISHRAM ABHYANKAR,NIRMAL NAGAR SR POLICE INSPECTOR SHRIMANT SHINDE ,SURAIYYA MADAM and ZAKIRA MADAM facilitator of the Mohalla committee graced this function. The guest K L PRASAD enlightened the children as to why the Competition was organised .The guests as well as the judges MRS VIJAYALAXMI NAIK and MR SUDHAKAR SAWANT were felicitated.The guest felicitated the prize winners with cash prizes and certificates.The results of the Poster Competition were declared at the end of the day but the results of Essay Competition is awaited .The judges of the Poster Competition gave five consolation prizes in addition to the prizes arranged by the Mohalla committee. The function concluded with a vote of thanks by Mrs Jayanthi Kotian thanking everyone.

Sanctuary Asia Wildlife Photography Awards Ceremony

Tata Theatre NCPA
Nariman Point.


Activity of Nature Club.

Teacher who attended the event:-
Mrs Vijayalakshmi Pandey.

The prestigious event of wildlife photography awards is a much awaited one as great photographers who are selected for these awards have done their job par excellence.
Those who graced this event with their presence were film actress Dia Mirza, Boman Irani, Mr. Bittu Sahgal and the team of Kids for Tigers as well as the Sanctuary Asia team.
Photographers from all over Asia try their level best to bag these awards.

अभियान :- माझी मुंबई, स्वच्छ मुंबई

स्थळ :- पुरुषोत्तम हायस्कूल
अभियान :- माझी मुंबई, स्वच्छ मुंबई
दिनांक :-९ डिसेंबर ,२०२२

जिल्हा नियोजन समिती व बृहन्मुंबई महानगरपालिका यांच्या सहकार्याने दि.१ डिसेंबर,२०२२ ते दि. ३१ डिसेंबर, २०२२ या कालावधीत मुंबईत राबवल्या जाणाऱ्या ‘माझी मुंबई,स्वच्छ मुंबई’ अभियानात आमच्या पुरुषोत्तम हायस्कूल ने सहभाग घेतला आहे.त्या अनुषंगाने आमच्या शाळेत महिनाभर विविध उपक्रमांचे आयोजन करण्यात येत आहे.
दि. ५ डिसेंबर, २०२२ ते दि. ९ डिसेंबर,२०२२या कालावधीत पुरुषोत्तम हायस्कूलमध्ये वक्तृत्व स्पर्धा व घोषवाक्ये (स्लोगण) तयार करणे, हे दोन उपक्रम राबविण्यात आले.दि.५ डिसेंबर रोजी शिक्षकांनी इ.५ वी ते इ.७वी च्या विद्यार्थ्यांना वक्तृत्व स्पर्धेसाठी पुढील विषय देऊन मार्गदर्शन केले. विषय :-(१)उघड्यावर किंवा
नाल्यामध्ये कचरा टाकण्याचे दुष्परिणाम.
(२)प्लास्टिक टाळा ,कापडी पिशवी वापरा.
इ.८ वी ते इ. ९वी च्या विद्यार्थ्यांना देखील शिक्षकांनी स्वच्छतेविषयक स्लोगण तयार करण्यासाठी मार्गदर्शन केले.
दि.९ डिसेंबर, २०२२ रोजी दोन्ही उपक्रमांची प्रत्यक्ष कार्यवाही करण्यात आली.दोन्ही उपक्रमात विद्यार्थ्यांनी उत्स्फूर्तपणे सहभाग घेतला. इ.५वी ते इ.७वी च्या वक्तृत्व स्पर्धेमध्ये १५ विद्यार्थ्यांनी कचरा टाकण्याचे दुष्परिणाम, स्वच्छता,पर्यावरण याविषयी आपले विचार मांडले व सर्व विद्यार्थ्यांना प्लास्टिक पिशव्या टाळून कापडी पिशव्या वापरण्याबाबत आवाहन केले.इ.८वी ते इ.१०वी च्या १७ विद्यार्थ्यांनी स्वच्छते विषयक आकर्षक घोषवाक्ये (स्लोगण) तयार करून सर्व वर्गातील विद्यार्थ्यांना दाखवले.प्रत्येक वर्गाबाहेर असलेल्या सूचनाफलकावरती ती घोषवाक्ये लावण्यात आले.
सदर उपक्रम आमच्या संस्थेच्या शैक्षणिक संचालिका प्रेमा कोटियन मॅडम, मुख्याध्यापिका प्रसन्ना मोहनदास मॅडम, उपमुख्याध्यापिका जयंती कोटियन मॅडम व पर्यवेक्षक श्री.दिलीप लाड सर यांच्या मार्गदर्शनाखाली यशस्वीपणे पार पडला.

अभियान : जागतिक दिव्यांग दिन व समान संधी दिवस

दिनांक : ३ डिसेंबर, २०२२ ते ९ डिसेंबर, २०२२.

दि. ३ डिसेंबर हा दिवस जागतिक दिव्यांग दिन म्हणून साजरा करण्यात येतो. त्या अनुषंगाने दि.३/१२/२०२२ ते ९/१२/२०२२ या कालावधीत आमची शाळा पुरुषोत्तम हायस्कूल येथे बालकांसाठी व पालकांसाठी परिसंवाद ,चर्चासत्र व सांस्कृतिक कार्यक्रमांचे आयोजन करण्यात आले होते.
दिनांक ३ डिसेंबर २०२२ रोजी सदर अभियानांतर्गत आमच्या संस्थेच्या शैक्षणिक संचालिका श्री. प्रेमा कोटियन मॅडम , मुख्याध्यापिका श्री. प्रसन्ना मोहनदास मॅडम व उपमुख्याध्यापिका श्री. जयंती कोटियन मॅडम यांच्या अधिपत्याखाली विद्यार्थ्यांना व पालकांना आमंत्रित करण्यात आले व शाळेच्या सभागृहात त्यांना बसवून त्यांच्याजवळ मुख्याध्यापिका व शिक्षिका सौ. प्रज्ञा गमरे यांनी परिसंवाद साधला. तसेच प्रत्येक पालकाजवळ आपल्या विद्यार्थ्यांना बसवून त्यांच्या सहवासाने व आधाराने मुलांचे धैर्य वाढविले. त्यांना दिव्यांग विद्यार्थी म्हणजे काय ? त्यासाठी सरकारने कोणकोणत्या सुविधा राबविल्या किंवा उपलब्ध केल्या आहेत ? या संदर्भात सविस्तर माहिती दिली. त्याचप्रमाणे काही दिव्यांग भारतीय तारे म्हणून देशात चमकले गेले त्यांच्या चित्रफितीवर दाखविण्यात आल्या. उदाहरणार्थ नृत्यांगना सुधा चंद्रन , संगीतकार रवींद्र जैन , बॅडमिंटन खेळाडू गिरीश शर्मा इत्यादी व त्याद्वारे विद्यार्थ्यांचे मनोबळ वाढविण्यात आले.
दिनांक ३ डिसेंबर ते ९ डिसेंबर या उपक्रमात दिव्यांग विद्यार्थ्यांची संगीत स्पर्धा , नृत्य स्पर्धा , पथनाट्य अशा नाना प्रकारच्या स्पर्धा आमच्या शाळेत घेण्यात आल्या व विद्यार्थ्यांना काही पारितोषिके देऊन त्यांना भावी आयुष्यासाठी प्रेरित करण्यात आले.
अशाप्रकारे दि.३/१२/२०२२ ते दि. ९/१२/२०२२ या कालावधीत आम्ही आमच्या पुरुषोत्तम हायस्कूलमध्ये दिव्यांग मुलांसाठी व त्यांना समान संधी मिळावी या उद्देशाने विविध उपक्रम यशस्वीपणे पार पाडले.

Report on माझी मुंबई स्वच्छ मुंबई

Venue: Juhu Beach
DATE:1st December 2022
Teacher incharge:
Mrs. Pradnya P Gamare
Mrs. Jayshree G Chury

We reached the venue at 8.30 along with 10 students of scout and guide. The session started with the speech from Shri Mangal Prabhat Lodha,(Minister of skill development and Entrepreneurship of Maharashtra.) He guide the crowd about the importance of cleanliness. He also stated that children are the future of our country. If message of cleanliness is spread through young minds the objective of clean city will be achieved in no time. The students were given hand gloves, masks and caps for the same. Each group were given the responsibility of cleaning the areas and passing the message of माझी मुंबई स्वच्छ मुंबई. We were given the task of taking a rally with our students which started from Juhu Beach to S. N.D.T College. Students carrying Banners of माझी मुंबई स्वच्छ मुंबई and giving slogans passed the message of cleanliness to the people of Mumbai. Students themselves cleaned the surrounding areas and realised the hard work done by the Brihanmubai Municipal Corporation and saluted them. At the end of the activity students were given refreshments and took the pledge to carry the message wherever they go.

Children’s Day

Date : 14th November,2022
Venue : Purushottam High School

“Children’s Day is the happiest day of every child’s life. Every child is special and unique. Let’s make their childhood memorable by ensuring them a better life”.
Keeping this quote in mind, we celebrated Children’s Day in Purushottam High School with a tag that said “No Bag Day”. A day marking childhood, and to make this event a memorable our management had arranged special joyful rides and game host for our students. There was also drawing competition conducted for our kids. Seeing the rides our kids were amazed and their enthusiasm was high. Every child had a smile on their face while enjoying the rides and playing games with the game host. We had Mini Train, Jumping Jack and Trampoline. Kids were taken grade wise and they enjoyed each and every ride. Not only our kids but our parents were very happy seeing smile on their child’s face. After enjoying the rides and playing the games kids were taken back to their class where they had their drawing competition and biscuits were distributed to them by our school management.
The students were overwhelmed and enjoyed the day.