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Beaconhouse National College Fair
Naushin Fasih | Staff Correspondent TBT | BPC Boys Rawalpindi: The O Levels students of BPC-B visit the Beaconhouse National College Fair at Marriot Hotel, Islamabad on Thursday, November 9, 2017. Representatives from more than 50 local and foreign universities and colleges were present there to i...
Spooktacular Tuesday!
Tayyaba Shahid | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI-IBDP Islamabad: A Halloween-themed fundraising activity was held at BMI-IB. The students of Years I and II planned the event. All students enjoyed a spooky playground, games and activities on the field. A bake sale was also held to raise money for sta...
Investiture Ceremony
Shermeen Danish | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F11/3 Girls’ Islamabad: In order to train the students in leadership skills, the school’s student council was chosen on October 31, 2017 and bestowed with sashes and badges in the Investiture Ceremony. The ceremony began with a motivating ...
Oath-taking and High Achievers’ Ceremony
Tayyaba Shahid | Staff Correspondent TBT| BMI-IB Islamabad: BMI-IB held the new student council’s oath-taking and high achievers’ prize distribution ceremony on October 19, 2017. Executive Director North Mr Nassir Kasuri, and other distinguished guests from the Regional Office North and SGO II...
Physics Festival
Shermeen Danish | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F11/3 Girls’ Branch Islamabad: The Beaconhouse F11/3 Branch arranged a ‘Physics Festival’ on October 26, 2017 as part of PBL (project-based learning), where our students showcased a whopping 29 projects utilising simple resources. These ...
BMI IB Retreat
Tayyaba Shahid | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI-IB Islamabad: To foster students’ enthusiasm for the outdoor life, ‘IB Retreat’ was organised by BMI-IB. This year students of Years 1 and 2 were taken to Sudhan Gali, Azad Kashmir for camping and other related activities. Students engaged in...
Investiture Ceremony
Hareem Zehra | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Margalla Campus Islamabad: The Investiture Ceremony of the student council was held at BMI-B on Monday, October 9, 2017. This year the candidates were selected not only from Class XI, but from all levels, to bring a sense of responsibility amongs...
Annual Prize Distribution Ceremony
Hareem Zehra | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Margalla Campus Islamabad: The annual prize distribution ceremony for the year 2016-2017 was held on Monday, October 9, 2017 at the Beaconhouse Margalla Campus Boys Branch. Students of Classes VI to XI, who had achieved the highest grades in ever...
Visit to Edhi Home
Shehnila Waqas | Staff Correspondent TBT | BSTRP Rawalpindi: Students of Class IV from Beaconhouse Satellite Town Primary Branch visited Edhi Home in Islamabad on October 18, 2017 and spent quality time with unprivileged children. As a token of love and care they gave different gifts to the childre...
Special Assembly
Shermeen Danish | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F11/3 Girls’ Campus Islamabad: Rest is a core component of a balanced life and our students of Class IX–Matric depicted this idea in a compelling act at the morning assembly October 17, 2017. The role play was structured around a regular ...
A Proud Moment
Shermeen Danish | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-11/3 Girls’ Campus Islamabad: Beaconhouse F-11/3 Girls’ Campus students, Alishba Waheed and Maheen Shaukat have made Beaconhouse proud by beating thousands to win an international contest. The University of Technology, Sydney hosted a video-making...
Visit to Shifa International Hospital
Shermeen Danish | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F11/3 Girls’ Campus Islamabad: Students of Class X-Cambridge took an educational trip to Shifa International Hospital on October 12, 2017. They were fascinated by the science behind everything as they witnessed Kidney Dialysis at the hospital...
Energy Conservation Week
Shermeen Danish | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F11/3 Girls’ Campus Islamabad: Energy Conservation was the agenda during the week of October 9 to 13, 2017, and students from Classes VIII and IX at Beaconhouse F-11/3 Girls’ Campus organised and conducted a very successful campaign! Role p...
Intra-Region Swimming Competition
Sahrish Hina | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Civil Lines Rawalpindi Rawalpindi: An Intra-Region Swimming Competition was held on October 6, 2017 at the Jinnah Complex, Islamabad. BCLR’s students participated in the competition and secured remarkable positions, with Minal Amir from Class IV...
Visit to NUST
Shermeen Danish | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F11/3 Girls’ Islamabad: To fulfill the thirst for a space quest, students of Beaconhouse F-11/3 Girls’ campus were taken to NUST on October 2, 2017, to attend a public lecture on ‘From Space Missions to Space Explorations’. This activ...
Teachers’ Day 2017
Sundas Malik | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Islamabad: As part of their Teachers’ Day celebrations, BKI F10/4-1 welcomed all teachers on October 5, 2017 with a dessert and a special note. A special assembly was conducted to value the endless efforts of our teachers. Students came up ...
Head Girl Elections
Shermeen Danish | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F-11/3 Girls Campus Islamabad: Election campaigns began at the Beaconhouse F-11/3 Girls Campus on September 28, 2017. Candidates competing for head girl and deputy head girl posts have left no stone unturned in their campaigns. Dazzling speech ...
Student Council Elections
Shermeen Danish | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F-11/3 Girls’ Campus Islamabad: Beaconhouse F-11/3 Girls finally elected their head girl and deputy head girl on September 29, 2017 after multiple rounds of interviews and campaigns. Congratulations to Head Girl Tooba Iqbal and Deputy Head ...
Mahogany Junction
Tayyaba Shahid | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI IBDP Islamabad: The English Language faculty at BMI IBDP organised a guest speaker session for its Year I students on September 27, 2017. The guest speaker was Mr Mazhar Nisar, who is a renowned award-winning English news anchor, programme host, analys...
Cross-Border Creative Writing Course
Tayyaba Shahid | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI IBDP Islamabad: Eight students from BMI IB Year 2 participated in Cross-Border Creative Writing Mini Course organised by the Public Affairs Section at the US Embassy Islamabad. High school students from Islamabad and New Delhi participated. This progr...
Welcome Back Party
Sundus Malik| Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-1 Islamabad: BKI F10/4-1 warmly welcomed its students by arranging a Welcome Back/Independence Day Party for them on August 23, 2017. The headmistress and class teachers welcomed the students and wished them the very best luck for the new academ...
Family Day
Tayyaba Shahid | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI-IBDP Islamabad: BMI-IB held a Family Day on June 2, 2017, to instil the message amongst its students that family is like branches on a tree that grows in different directions, yet the roots remain the same. It enabled the students to recognise that fam...
Physics Project Display
Rabia Arshad | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse BSS F11/3 Girls Islamabad: Project-Based Learning (PBL) is a dynamic classroom approach which inculcates a deeper knowledge and understanding through active exploration of the real world. It allows students to work in teams, communicate ideas a...
TED-Ed Club Video Conference Orientation
Rabia Arshad | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F11/3 Girls’ Islamabad: Students attended the Ted-Ed VCO (Video Conference Orientation) on Thursday, April 13, 2017, at 5:30 pm. We communicated with Moressa from the USA Ted-Ed team and with two other schools from India attending the VCO. Te...
Night Sky-Gazing Session
Rabia Arshad | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F11/3 Girls’ Islamabad: With the aim of introducing students to the world of astronomy, Beaconhouse F11/3 arranged a night sky-gazing session on Thursday, April 27, 2017, in collaboration with PAK Astronomers, Islamabad. The major observat...
British Council ISA Win
Rabia Arshad | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F11/3 Girls’ Campus Islamabad: We are proud to announce that Beaconhouse F11/3 Girls’ Campus is one of the winning schools of The British Council International School Award (ISA). The British Council ISA is a benchmarking scheme that accre...
Annual Arts Exhibition
Rabia Arshad | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F11/3 Girls’ Campus Islamabad: The young artists of Beaconhouse F11/3 Girls’ Campus unleashed their creativity and talent for the Annual Arts Exhibition, which was held on April 13, 2017, at the campus. Parents, teachers and fellow students m...
Art and Science Exhibition
Rabbia Riaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Islamabad: BKI arranged an Art and Science Exhibition on April 28, 2017, and it was undoubtedly a colourful and gorgeous array of art work and science projects by the young, creative minds. The projects were a beautiful reflection of our talented...
Stress Management
Tayyaba Shahid | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI-IBDP Islamabad: A two-day workshop on Stress Management and Parenting and Handling Adolescents was held for students and parents at BMI-IB on April 21 and 22, 2017. The objective of the workshop was to help students identify their personal difficulti...
International Francophonie Day
Tayyaba Shahid | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI-IBDP Islamabad: International Francophonie Day was celebrated at NUML and Allama Iqbal Open University, from April 12-14, 2017, to celebrate the French language. BMI-IBDP Year One students participated in French elocution, a skit and quiz competition...
Inter-School Drama Fest 2017
Sonia Ishaq | Staff Correspondent TBT | BSR Rawalpindi: The Inter-School Drama Fest 2017 was hosted by BSR on April 7, 2017, at the Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA). BSR took this initiative to collaborate with different schools through this captivating event. The purpose was to promote a...
Expressions – A Visual Art Exhibition
Tayyaba Shahid | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI-IBDP Islamabad: A two-day Visual Art Exhibition was held at BMI-IB on April 8 and 9, 2017, highlighting the wonderful and though-provoking artwork of Year Two students. The themes, depicted using a variety of styles and media, for a varied and excitin...
3rd PTM at BKI F-10/4-I
Rabbia Riaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Islamabad: BKI F-10/4 I held the third Parent-Teacher Meeting for the academic session 2016-17 on April 7, 2017. A large number of parents attended the meeting. They met their children’s class teachers, subject teachers, sports, arts and music...
Visit to NUST
Tayyaba Shahid | Staff Correspondent TBT| BMI-IBDP Islamabad: BMI arranged a visit to NUST, Islamabad for 16 of its IBDP students on April 3, 2017. The objective of this visit was to create awareness amongst the students about the university, programmes offered, admission procedure, facilities and...
A Tribute to our National Heroes
Sonia Ishaq | Staff Correspondent TBT | BSR Rawalpindi: A special assembly was organised on March 30, 2017 by the students of BSR to pay tribute to our national heroes, Abdul Sattar Edhi and Master Ayub. A senior representative of the Edhi Foundation was invited to share stories about Abdul Sattar ...
Open Day
Rabbia Riaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Islamabad: Open Day with interesting and interactive activities for children and parents was held at BKI F10/4-1 on March 17, 2017. It was a fun-filled event which aimed at educating parents about contemporary learning. Parents witnessed model l...
Winter Orientation Programme
Tayyaba Shahid | Staff Correspondent TBT| BMI-IB Islamabad: BMI-IB conducted a Winter Orientation Programme for its prospective students. In a two-day orientation session in March, 2017, students were exposed to the essentials of the IB programme. Integrating creativity with subjects offered at BM...
A Trip to the Red Planet
Naushin Fasih | Staff Correspondent TBT | BPC Boys Islamabad: Beaconhouse hosted another in a series of ‘School Of Tomorrow’ events on March 11 and 12, 2017 - a free, public event discussing the ‘World of Tomorrow’, where people from all over Pakistan come and take part in panel discussi...
NIMUN
Naushin Fasih | Staff Correspondent TBT | BPC Boys Rawalpindi: The three day Model United Nation event was held in NUST University Islamabad from February 2-5, 2017. Delegates from across the country participated in this memorable event. A delegation comprising of 16 students represented BPC Boys ...
Young Canvas Art Exhibition and Competition
Lahore: Beaconhouse organised an art competition featuring the work of young artists from 120 schools on February 17, 2017. Senior school students from Beaconhouse Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad, Peshawar, Sialkot, Hyderabad and Multan, as well as students from The City School, LACAS, Bloomfield Hall, L...
Club Showcase
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F- 7/3 Primary Islamabad: To highlight different activities of the school clubs, Beaconhouse F-7/3 Primary held a showcasing of clubs on Friday, February 10, 2017. The special interests clubs included gardening, cold cooking, crafty kids, drama...
Spreading Peace
Fareeha Fawad | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse JTC Senior Girls Lahore: Students of Class VII at Beaconhouse JTCG carried out an activity titled ‘Spreading Peace’ in collaboration with the Beaconhouse Educational Campus in Islamabad. Students took part in a number of activities includi...
BEACONNECT launched in Northern Region
After the successful launch of its school service quality management programme called BEACONNECT in the Central Region, Beaconhouse launched BEACONNECT across its schools in the Northern Region on February 3, 2017. The ceremony was held at Beaconhouse Educational Complex, G-15 Islamabad. Renowned ...
A Proud Moment
Beaconhouse Northern Region Islamabad: BMI student, Abdul Maalik, has been selected as part of the Pakistan Junior Squash Team which will be representing the country at the upcoming Asian Junior Team Squash Championships being held in Hong Kong. Abdul Maalik, who is also a 100 percent sports sc...
BMI shines at CARMA
Beaconhouse Regional Office North Islamabad: The Convention for Aspiring Reporters and Media Anchors (CARMA), the country’s largest journalism event, was held recently at LUMS. The teams from Beaconhouse Margalla Campus (BMI) had the honour of winning the best delegation award along with bagging ...
IB Retreat
Tayyaba Shahid | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI-IB Islamabad: Beaconhouse Margalla Islamabad International Baccalaureate Campus arranged a retreat for its Year 1 and 2 students from December 9 to 11, 2016. The activity called ‘Back to Nature’ took place at Moor Jang, Kalar Kahar, where students ...
Project Display by Physics Club
Rabia Arshad | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F11/3 Girls’ Campus Islamabad: Project Based Learning helps students develop the needed skills for living in a knowledge-based highly technological world of tomorrow. A PBL initiative was taken at the Beaconhouse F-11/3 Girls’ Campus on Decem...
Energy Conservation Week
Rabia Arshad | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F11/3 Girls’ Campus Islamabad: At Beaconhouse F11/3 Girls’ Campus, students celebrated Energy Conservation Week. In an extended morning assembly on December 07, 2016, they delivered thought-provoking speeches on the issue, presented skits, sh...
Voice of Islamabad
Saba Arbab | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI-A Islamabad: BMI-A conducted a singing competition on a grand scale for the second time in Islamabad on the evening of November 30, 2016. In the Voice of Islamabad, two performers from each institution showcased their talent, which included all Beaconhous...
English Creative Writing Competition
Rabia Arshad | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F11/3 Girls’ Branch Islamabad: An intra-class creative writing competition was arranged for Classes VIII to XI Cambridge and X Matric on December 1, 2016. Students produced marvelous stories with excellent plots. Certificates were awarded to...
National College Fair 2016
Rabia Arshad | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F11/3 Girls’ Branch Islamabad: Beaconhouse F11/3 Girls’ Branch students attended the Beaconhouse National College Fair 2016 at Marriott Hotel on December 1, 2016. Representatives of over 50 renowned international universities were present the...
Lesson on Nutrition
Sadia Tahir | Staff Correspondent TBT | BSTRG Rawalpindi: BSTRG organised for a nutritionist to present at the campus on December 5, 2016. Well-known nutritionist Dr Rezzan Khan, who is serving as Consultant Nutritionist at Shifa International Hospital Islamabad, took time out of his busy schedul...
Collaborative Project
Rabia Arshad | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F11/3 Girls’ Branch Islamabad: Managed by the British Council, the International School Award is a supportive and motivational framework that guides schools through their international work. A Skype session was held on November 28, 2016, as ...
Trip to Bhurbun Golf Club
Zainab Shuja | Student Correspondent TBT | BMI-A Islamabad: BMI-A organised a school trip for A2 students to the Chinar Golf Club, Bhurbun on Friday, November 18, 2016. The bus ride to the destination was filled with a lot of singing and games along with snacks provided by the school administration...
Talent Hunt at BMI-B
Hareem Zehra | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Margalla Campus Islamabad: Beaconhouse Margalla Campus Boys Branch (BMI-B) arranged a talent hunt on Friday, November 4, 2016, for the students of Classes VI to XI. Prior to the talent hunt, students auditioned to compete for a spot in the show...
College Fair
Tehzeeb Nisar | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Margalla Campus Islamabad: A College Fair was conducted by Beaconhouse Margalla Campus at Marriott Hotel, Islamabad where universities from all over the world participated and arranged stalls on November 25, 2016. Students were given details r...
Day Trip to Khanpur Dam and Monal
Amna Ali | Staff Correspondent TBT | ALJT Islamabad: A day trip was arranged to Khanpur Dam, where students enjoyed water activities such as jet skiing, cliff diving and boating. After spending the day there, students proceeded to Monal, Islamabad for a relaxing dinner with a beautiful view. Studen...
Inter-school Drama Festival 2016
Hareem Zehra | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI-B Islamabad: Inter-school Drama Festival was held at Beaconhouse Margalla Islamabad, Boys’ Branch (BMI-B) on November 24, 2016. The initiative was taken by SGO III Head Mrs Ayesha Shabbir to provide a platform to students where they could showcase t...
Visit to Edhi Homes
Saba Arbab | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI-A Islamabad: Students of BMI-A visited the local Eidhi Home as part of their community service trip on Wednesday, November 16, 2016. Head of Community Service Afnan Arshad and his deputies arranged the trip which included 50 participants. At the centre, ...
Science Practical
Heer Kashif | Student Correspondent | BSS F11/3 Girls Islamabad: Class VIII students were taken to the science laboratory by their teacher on November 22, 2016 to carry out different experiments on methods of solubility and how to check the solubility of solutes at different temperatures. They l...
Bonfire
Kainat Mazhar | Student Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F11/3 Girls Islamabad: Beaconhouse F 11/3 Girls’ Campus arranged a wonderful bonfire for its students on November 22, 2016. This event was specially organised for the outgoing classes -- XI Cambridge and X Matric. Students of Class VIII pr...
Another Feather in BMI-G’s Cap
Tehzeeb Nisar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Islamabad: BMI-B held a two-day drama festival at Sir Syed Memorial Auditorium on November 23 and 24, 2016. Eight Beaconhouse branches from the Northern region participated in the festival. Executive Director North Mr Nassir Kasuri was the chief gues...
Carnival at BMI-G
Islamabad: The student council of BMI-G arranged a carnival for all students. The event commenced with BMI Principal Mr Asif Butt cutting the ribbon at the entrance. There were numerous stalls set up by the students themselves as well as famous food chains. The jumping castle and food stalls proved ...
Student Council Elections at BMI-B
Hareem Zehra| Staff Correspondent TBT| Beaconhouse Margalla Campus Islamabad: At Beaconhouse Margalla Campus Boys Branch (BMI-B), the student council elections were held on October 6, 2016. Four of our finest students fought for the position of head boy. Burhaan Niaz of Class XI-Silver, Faizan If...
12th DAWN National Spelling Bee
Aalia Usman | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Walton Campus Lahore: Beaconhouse Walton is proud to announce that the fourth spot at the 12th DAWN National Spelling Bee is ours! The National Round of the 12th DAWN National Spelling Bee was held at the Islamabad Club auditorium on November 14, ...
ACCA Popcorn Challenge
Tayyaba Shahid | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI IBDP Islamabad: The ACCA Popcorn Challenge was held at BMI IB on November 14, 2016. The students were provided with a hypothetical situation to arrange a concert, and earn highest profit possible. Twenty students from Year 1 were split into four groups...
International Men’s Day
Tayyaba Shahid | Staff Correspondent TBT| BMI IBDP. Islamabad: International Men's Day was celebrated on November 10, 2016 at BMI IB. All male students, faculty members and support staff were given a small gift as a token of appreciation. There was a question-and-answer activity for the students wh...
Welcome Party 2016
Mominah Junaid | Student Correspondent TBT | BMI-A Islamabad: At BMI-A, the Welcome Party for 2016 took place on Monday, November 10, 2016 and it was a truly dazzling event. Students dressed up in fabulous outfits and everyone enjoyed themselves thoroughly as the night was kicked off with performa...
Regional Spelling Bee Champs!
Aalia Usman | Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Walton Campus Lahore: The 12th DAWN Spelling Bee, Regional Round was held at Ali Institute on November 5, 2016 in which Beaconhouse Walton Campus student Rameen Sajjad from Class VI-Red participated. Various schools from all over Punjab took part in the...
International Peace Day
Rabbia Riaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Islamabad: BKI F-10/4 I arranged their first Parent-Teacher Meeting for the academic session 2016-17 on November 4, 2016. A large number of parents attended the meeting. Parents met teachers and discussed their childreb’s progress with them...
Guest Speaker at Investiture Ceremony
Rabia Arshad | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F11/3 Girls Islamabad: At Beaconhouse F11/3 Girls, School Group Head Ms Aisha Sohail was a guest speaker on the occasion of the investiture ceremony on October 28, 2016. She had an informal session with the students in which she emphasised on t...
Carnival and Pet Show
Mahnoor Imran | Student Correspondent TBT | BMI-A Islamabad: Beaconhouse Margalla Islamabad A Levels conducted its first social event of the season, a Carnival and Pet Show, on Friday, October 27, 2016. The day was not only a break from the tedious routines of studies but also a platform to laugh,...
MUN at Iqra University
Naushin Fasih | Staff Correspondent TBT | BPC Boys Campus Rawalpindi: A three day Model United Nation event was held at Iqra University Islamabad from October 21 to October 23, 2016. Delegates from across the country participated in this memorable event. A delegation comprising of five students r...
White Cane Safety Day 2016
Kainat Mazhar | Student Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F11/3 Girls’ Campus Islamabad: International White Cane Safety Day was celebrated at Al Makhtoom Special Education School for visually impaired children in collaboration with Beaconhouse F11/3 Girls’ Campus on October 28, 2016. Classes X-...
Breast Cancer Awareness
Rabia Arshad | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F11/3 Girls Campus Islamabad: As October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, we welcomed Mrs Amna Salman, a brave cancer survivor, as a guest speaker at the Beaconhouse F11/3 Girls Campus on October 26, 2016. She gave a lecture on symptoms of bre...
Energy Conservation Week
Rabbia Riaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI Islamabad: BKI celebrated ‘Energy Conservation Week’ on October 6, 2016. Kindergarten students presented a very special morning assembly on energy conservation where they displayed their colourful posters and talked about how energy can be saved. Lat...
Leadership Conference 2016
Rabia Arshad | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F11/3 Girls’ Campus Islamabad: Students of Class X-C at Beaconhouse F11/3 Girls’ Campus attended a Leadership Conference at Imperial High School on October 7, 2016. The conference was organised as part of the International School Award (ISA) ...
Food and Nutrition Practical
Rabia Arshad | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F11/3 Girls’ Campus Islamabad: Students of Class X-Matric at Beaconhouse F11/3 Girls’ Campus had a food and nutrition practical in the campus on October 4, 2016. They prepared mouth-watering traditional food items in no time. Having the op...
Student Council Elections 2016
Rabia Arshad | Staff Correspondent TBT | BSS F11/3 Girls Islamabad: Student council elections were held on September 30, 2016. Candidates for the positions of head girl and deputy head girl made very convincing speeches to persuade their fellow students to vote for them. Nominees distributed badges ...
International Peace Day 2016
Rabia Arshad | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F11/3 Girls’ Branch Islamabad: International Peace Day was celebrated with great zeal on September 21, 2016. Students of Class VIII read quotes on the importance of love and peace. They also did a presentation on the origin of International Pe...
Longest Human Chain
Rabia Arshad | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F11/3 Girls’ Branch Islamabad: Students of the Beaconhouse School System made the longest human chain on September 29, 2016. The attempt was part of an awareness campaign against cyber-bullying. The event took place at Jinnah Stadium Islamab...
Eid Milan Party 2016
Rabia Arshad | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F11/3 Girls Islamabad: An Eid milan party was organised for students on September 30, 2016. All students came to school dressed up in traditional clothes. Students looked jubilant during the party. Everyone enjoyed the great variety of food an...
Art Attack Day 2016
Rabbia Riaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI Islamabad: BKI arranged an Art Attack Day at the branch on September 30, 2016. Young students displayed their creativity and budding talent, making beautiful paintings with the help of their mothers. All levels were given different themes to work with. C...
Another World Record!
Anum Shahzad | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Senior Rawalpindi Rawalpindi: It is a matter of a great pride that Beaconhouse has been chosen once again to be a part of a Guinness World Record attempt against “Cyber Bullying”. This time BSR also participated in this event in order to prom...
World Peace Day Celebrations
Rabbia Riaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI Islamabad: BKI celebrated International Peace Day with great passion and enthusiasm on September 21, 2016. Students of Class I made beautiful posters regarding World Peace Day and presented them in the morning assembly. They also shared their views abou...
Eid Party at BKI
Rabbia Riaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI Islamabad: An Eid party was organised for all levels at Beaconhouse Kindergarten Branch on September 19, 2016. All of the students were dressed in colourful attire in the spirit of Eid-ul-Azha. They all looked wonderful and were jubilant as they celebra...
Proud Moment for BMI-B
Hareem Zehra | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Margalla Campus Boys’ Islamabad: Each year the Beaconhouse Margalla Campus Boys’ looks forward to the amazing results of its students in the Cambridge International O Levels Examinations. This year yet again BMI-B students have brought honou...
Orientation Session
RabbiaRiaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Islamabad: BKI F10/4-1 arranged an orientation session for the new academic year 2016-17 on September 8, 2016 for parents of new and existing students on September 8, 2016. Parents were informed about the curriculum, Beaconhouse policies and proc...
Defence Day Celebrations
Tehzeeb Nisar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI-G Islamabad: A special assembly presentation was held on September 6, 2016 in connection with Defence Day celebrations. Principal Mr Asif Majeed Butt was invited as the chief guest. The event began with the recitation of the Holy Quran followed by the ...
Orientation Session
Tehzeeb Nisar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Islamabad: An orientation session was arranged for the parents of Class VI students on September 9, 2016 to familiarise them with the working and procedures of the branch. Ms Farah Rahat welcomed the parents and informed them about the procedures. Later,...
School Begins
Rabbia Riaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI Islamabad: Beaconhouse Kindergarten Islamabad celebrated Independence Day and welcomed its students back to school by arranging a party celebrating both occasions on August 26, 2016. All students dressed up in regional dresses of their choice. Students m...
Diplomatic Conference ’16
Tehzeeb Nisar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Islamabad: Beaconhouse Margalla Islamabad arranged a three-day long Diplomats’ Conference BMIDC on July 28, 2016. It is a premiere youth diplomacy event, established three years ago, that has set an unparalleled precedence for school-level debating...
End of Term Party
Rabbia Riaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Islamabad: BKI F10/4-1 arranged a farewell party for the students of Kindergarten and Class I and an end-of-term party for the students of Bubbles, Nursery and Pre-Nursery on May 27, 2016. All student looked gorgeous in their colourful attire. A m...
International Family Day
Zubia Akbar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Islamabad: Beaconhouse Margalla Campus International Baccalaureate branch celebrated Family Day on May 31, 2016. The event started with the recitation from the Holy Quran. Yahya Assad Rana of Year II introduced the event to guest families. The basic idea...
IKMC-2016
Rabia Arshad | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F 11-3 Islamabad: IKMC was held in March and our students participated with great enthusiasm. The results were declared on May 24, 2016 and Mariam Shaad of Class IXC-B came first in school and second in the district. Keep it up, Mariam! ...
Victory at Lawrence College Murree!
Anum Shahzad | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Senior Rawalpindi Peshawar Road Rawalpindi: BSR participated in a mega art extravaganza arranged by Lawrence College Ghora Gali on May 1, 2016 for the first time in its history. Fourteen schools from Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Murree and Abbottabad p...
Orientation of Class VIII
Tehzeeb Nisar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Islamabad: BMI-G arranged an orientation session for the students and parents of Class VIII on May 2, 2016 to help then decide which subjects to take in the O Levels. Well-trained Cambridge teachers gave presentations. Career advisors from O Levels were...
Labour Day
Tehzeeb Nisar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Islamabad: BMI-G has held a special assembly in connection with Labour Day on May 3, 2016. Students made beautiful cards to thank and acknowledge the services of the labourers of Pakistan. They also presented a skit, mime and a speech. Class IX conduc...
Party Time
Rabbia Riaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Islamabad: BKI F10/4-1 arranged a farewell party for the students of Class I and Kindergarten and an end-of-term party for the students of Bubbles, Nursery and Pre-Nursery on May 27, 2016. A magic show was organised which the students enjoyed imm...
Mementos
Hareem Zehra | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Islamabad: BMI-B organised a very special assembly for Class XI on April 20, 2016. The event began with Principal Mr Asif Butt presenting a special cap to Head Boy Shahjahan Bakhtiar. Then, class teachers were invited to present souvenirs to their respec...
Farewell Dinner at BMI-B
Hareem Zehra | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Islamabad: BMI-B arranged a farewell dinner to bid adieus to Class XI on April 13, 2016. The principal, head mistress and the teachers of BMI-B wished all the students success in their future endeavours. Students sang, danced and had an amazing time in ...
Excursion Trip
Rabbia Riaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Islamabad: BKI F10/4-1 arranged an excursion trip for all students to Pakistan Monument, Wax Museum and Museum of National History on April 19 and 20, 2016. Students had a great time seeing the skeletons of dinosaurs, whales etc along with a gal...
Farewell Girls!
Laila Tariq | Staff Correspondent TBT | BSTR-G Rawalpindi: Farewell is a way to say we will miss you dearly and remember you fondly. That was exactly how the O Level and Class X-M students felt during their farewell party at the Islamabad Club on April 20 , 2016. Skits, songs, stand-up comedy, vid...
Urdu Debates
Tehzeeb Nisar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Islamabad: The Middle School debates were held at BMI-G on April 13, 2016. Sarah Shoail stood first in Class VI-S, Maryam Qamar secured second position in Class VI-B and Namal Imran Malik came third in Class VI-O. From Class VII, Ayesha Irfan came firs...
First Science Education Conference 2016
Hareem Zehra| Staff Correspondent TBT| Margalla Campus Islamabad: A very well organised ‘First Science Education Conference 2016’ SGO 3 was held on Saturday, April 9, 2016 at the Margalla Campus. The event was held to encourage, popularise and inculcate science in our daily lives. It was a treme...
Farewell O level Class of 2016
Tehzeeb Nisar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Islamabad: BMI-G arranged a farewell party for the O Level batch of 2016 on April 15, 2016. Class X students gave titles to the outgoing class. There were beautiful dance performances and in the end, the Lady of the Eve was chosen from each section. Lat...
Bake Sale
Laila Tariq | Staff Correspondent TBT | BSTR-G Rawalpindi: An exciting Bake Sale was organised by BSTR-G on March 25, 2016 to raise funds to support disadvantaged and marginalised community of society. Beaconites have always been very supportive in working for social causes. Students have collect...
Universal Poetry Day Celebrations
Zubia Akbar| Staff Correspondent TBT| Margalla Campus. Islamabad: A beautiful poetic afternoon at BMI-IB was made truly enjoyable by the enthusiastic participation of our young IB poets and our lovely teachers on April 1, 2016. Participants recited poetry written by themselves and also by great poe...
Heritage of Pakistan
Rabbia Riaz| Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Islamabad: KG sections presented a morning assembly on the heritage of Pakistan on April 6, 2016. The assembly started with the recitation of Surah Ekhlas and its translation. The students presented the differences of heritage in the Mughal era and...
Spring Festival at BMI-B
Hareem Zehra| Staff Correspondent TBT| Margalla Campus Islamabad: A very exuberant spring festival was held at BMI-B on March 31, 2016. A lot of arrangements were made for the enjoyment of students. Rides, jumping castles, fabulous food stalls, face painting and live musical entertainment became a f...
PE Orientation Session
Rabbia Riaz| Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Islamabad: Physical fitness is not only key to a healthy body but also enhances intellectual and creative activity. A Physical Education Orientation Session was conducted by SGO 2 Sports Co-ordinator Ms Faiza Mehmood on March 15, 2016 at BKI F-10/...
Online Intra-School Competition
Rabbia Riaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Islamabad: Competitions are an essential part of students' educational life. They give them a sense of ownership and achievement. BKI F10 / 4 - 1 students participated in an Online Intra-School Competition held on March 14, 2016 hosted by BSS Wa...
Olympiad
Naushin Fasih | Staff Correspondent TBT | BPC Boys Islamabad: An Olympiad ‘Potoharlem fest’ was hosted by the BPC Boys and the BPC Girls campus on February 28, 2015. The entertaining event’s aim was to provide a multitude of platforms to both scholastic and athletic students alike. What start...
Visit to the G-15 Campus Islamabad
Ayesha Abbas | Staff Correspondent TBT | Senior Girls Campus Peshawar Road Rawalpindi: The students were invited for a visit to the newly built campus in G-15 Sector Islamabad on March 22, 2016. The students participated enthusiastically in the Wall Making Contest at the new building. The children w...
The Emperor and the Nightingale
Naushin Fasih | Staff Correspondent TBT | BPC Boys Islamabad: Can technology replace nature? A dilemma debatable. It is for that reason Hans Christian, a famous writer, once published a Chinese folk tale called “The Emperor and the Nightingale”. A book on which pupils of BPC Boys staged a pla...
Prize distribution Ceremony
Zubia Akbar | Staff Correspondent TBT | Margalla Campus. Islamabad: The BMI-IB Francophone winners were invited to the Canadian High Commission for hi-tea and the prize distribution ceremony on March 18, 2016. The students of French Language at BMI-IB participated in the Francophone Event held at...
Trip to Lake View Park
Hareem Zehra | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI-B Islamabad: BMI-B arranged a field trip for the students of Class VI to Lake View Park on March 24, 2016. The trip was undertaken solely for students’ recreational purpose. The students spent their time taking 3D motion rides, motor bike rides and ...
Pakistan Day
Eymaan Zubair | Student Correspondent | BMI Islamabad: Pakistan Day was celebrated at BMI on March 22, 2016. With the help of Madam Rakshanda, Urdu teacher of the junior section and Madam Sobia, Islamiyat teacher for the O Level who recruited students according to their talents and sequenced each p...
Pakistan Day Celebrations
Rabbia Riaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Islamabad: BKI F-10/4-1 celebrated Pakistan Day on March 22, 2016. All students from Bubbles to Class I performed on a variety of songs, role plays, did speeches and dances. As always, BKI F10/4-1 extends its gratitude to the parents for being par...
Pakistan Day at BMI-IB
Zubia Akbar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Islamabad: BMI-IB Branch celebrated Pakistan Day on March 24, 2016. The event was a celebration of Pakistani culture and traditions. Students and staff members wore national and regional dresses. The event started off with the recitation of the holy Qur...
Urdu Poetry Recitation Competition
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT| Beaconhouse F- 7/3 Primary Islamabad: Urdu Poetry Recitation Competition was held at Beaconhouse Primary F-7/3 on March 3, 2016. All sections of Class IV participated in the competition. SGO-III Urdu Curriculum Coordinator Mrs Rubina Mashood, Class Grade 5 ...
Winter Drive for the Needy
Zubia Akbar| Staff Correspondent TBT| Margalla Campus. Islamabad: A rigorous Winter Drive to collect warm clothes for the needy concluded on February 28, 2016. BMIIB students ran the drive making collections from the BMI sister campuses for a week. Afterwards all collections were properly packed an...
Regional & National Distinction
Iraj Khalid | Student Correspondent TBT | F 11-3 Campus Islamabad: BSS F-11 campus was privileged and honoured to promulgate the recent achievements of its students on February 11, 2016. Zahra Shah who scored a regional distinction in Biology was mentored by Dr Amna Ali Khan who is known among the ...
O levels Farewell
Rabia Arshad | Staff Correspondent TBT | F 11-3 Campus Islamabad: Farewell is a way to say we will miss you dearly and remember you fondly. That was exactly how O levels students felt during their farewell party at Dynasty Events Marquee on February 27, 2016. The dances, skits, songs, stand-up co...
Visit to Diagnostic Center
Saba Arbab | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI-A Islamabad: The Science Society at BMI-A arranged a visit to Islamabad Diagnostic Center on February 20, 2015. It was a great opportunity for the science students to visit one of the best medical centres of Pakistan. This experience allowed the students t...
The Learning Festival 2016
Beaconhouse Kindergarten Branch F-10/4-I Beaconhouse School System - Kindergarten Branch, F-10/4-I Islamabad Rabbia Riaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Islamabad: The Learning Festival, an open day with a complete range of exciting and interactive activities for children and parents wa...
Business Expo 2016
Saadullah Babar | Student Correspondent | BMI-A Islamabad: It was quite a revealing day here at BMI at the inaugural edition of the institution’s Business Expo, where students expressed their entrepreneurial talents for everyone to see. The event, held on February 25, 2016, highlighted the i...
Trip to Khanpur
Saad Malik | Staff Correspondent TBT | TNS Beaconhouse DHA Lahore: High Asia Trek & Tours (HATT) arranged a trip to Khanpur Dam for students, staff members and parents of TNS Beaconhouse DHA. It was a three-day trip, from March 4 till March 7, 2016. Khanpur, located in Islamabad, is a very bea...
Investiture Ceremony Class One 2015-16
Rabbia Riaz| Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Islamabad: In order to instill a sense of responsibility in our students the initiative for electing leadership was taken and an Investiture Ceremony was organized for February 26, 2016. 3 candidates were selected, one from each section for the pos...
Urdu Storytelling Competition
Sadaf Cheema | Staff Correspondent TBT | Primary F-11/4 Campus Islamabad: Primary F-11/4 hosted an Intra-Group Urdu Storytelling Competition on February 25, 2016 in which Class IV students from different campuses participated. The participating campuses were BSS Wah, BSS Gujrat, BSS Mirpur, HSPR, ...
Spreading Peace
Munira Akhtar | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Garden Town Islamabad: Seeds of Peace is a peace building youth organisation based in New York City. As its main program, the organisation brings youth from areas of conflict to its international camp in Maine. Seeds of Peace held its Nation...
Islamic Studies Quiz
Hareem Zehra| Staff Correspondent TBT | Margalla Campus Islamabad: An Islamic Studies Quiz was held on February 19, 2016 at Beaconhouse Margalla Campus Boys Branch (BMI-B) for Class X students. The quiz was organised by Islamiat teacher Mrs Rukhsana Shahid along with the assistance of Areeb Abdull...
Bait Bazi
Hareem Zehra | Staff Correspondent TBT | Margalla Campus Islamabad: A very interesting Bait Bazi competition was held at BMI-B on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 among Class VI to X students. The two categories for the competition were Class VI-VIII (1st Category) and Class IX-X (2nd Category). It was...
Visit to Umeed–e- Noor
Manahil Mansoor | Student Correspondent | BMI-A Islamabad: The Community Service Society at BMI-A organised a visit to Umeed-e-Noor on February 12, 2016. It is a school for disabled children. The trip itself was an astounding experience for each and every student who accompanied the heads as they in...
Role Plays
Sadaf Cheema | Staff Correspondent TBT | Primary F-11/4 Islamabad: Morning assembly presentations are a regular feature at Primary F-11/4. Students showcase their talent through skits, role plays, songs and presentations based on diverse topics. On February 23, 2016, students of Class III-C present...
NDU Trip
Badar Fateh | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI-A Islamabad: BMI-A arranged an excursion trip for its A and O Level students to National Defence University on February16, 2016. The students were escorted to the Auditorium where an officer of the Pakistan Military gave a detailed briefing to the student...
Dodge the Ball
Rabbia Riaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Islamabad: Class I students participated in the Inter-Class Dodge the Ball Competition held on February 18, 2016. Class I-A won the final match in the captaincy of Kashif Ali. All the participants participated enthusiastically. Headmistress Mrs Me...
BMI-IB Winter Seminar
Zubia Akbar| Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Islamabad: BMI-IB held a winter seminar for the O Level students on February 20, 2016. The basic aim for this seminar was to update students about the IB education and give them a taste of life at BMI-IB. Executive Director North Mr Nassir Kasuri graced...
International Kangaroo Linguistic Contest 2015-16
Rabbia Riaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Islamabad: Class I students participated in the International Kangaroo Linguistic Contest 2015-16 (IKLC) during the month of November and the results were announced on February 17, 2016. A morning assembly was arranged where students received the...
Crazy Hat Day
Rabbia Riaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Islamabad: Nursery students celebrated Crazy Hat Day on February 19, 2016 in relation to their reader, Don’t Worry Hugless Douglas. Students made beautiful hats with the help of their parents and were given a chance to describe and display the...
Educational Trip to National Defence University
Tehzeeb Nisar| Staff Correspondent TBT | Margalla Campus Islamabad: Principal BMI Mr Asif Majeed Butt organised an educational trip to the National Defence University (NDU) Islamabad for all three campuses A Levels, BMI-G and BMI-B on February 12, 2016. At NDU, students were briefed on how the A...
Distinctions in CIE 2015
Saira Aamir| Staff Correspondent TBT | Primary Campus Satellite Town Rawalpindi: 163 students participated in the International Kangaroo Linguistic Contest and won 2 gold medals, 16 bronze medals and a power bank on February 15, 2016. These medals were awarded to the high achievers in a special mor...
Distinctions in CIE 2015
Hareem Zehra | Staff Correspondent TBT| Margalla Campus Islamabad: Cambridge International Examination (CIE) announced its results for the year 2015 on February 17, 2016. It was a day filled with jubilation, excitement and honour for Margalla Campus Boys (BMIB) as its students achieved outstanding ...
Group IV Project
Zubia Akbar| Staff Correspondent TBT| Margalla Campus Islamabad: Our first Batch of IB Students successfully completed their Group IV Project on Saturday February 13, 2016 at the International School of Islamabad where they presented their work. Group IV Project is an inter-disciplinary and c...
Final Club Day
Tehzeeb Nisar | Staff Correspondent TBT | Margalla Campus Islamabad: After six weeks of learning, Final Club Day was observed at BMI-G on February 17, 2016. The aim of these clubs is to nurture skills of the students which can have lasting effects. Communications, Gardening, Aerobics, Cooking, Sew...
100th Day of School Celebration
Rabbia Riaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI, F-10/4-I Islamabad: BKI F10/4-I celebrated its 100th day of school with great exuberance on February 10, 2016. It was a fun day where all the students experienced the number 100 through various activities. Students decorated 100 items on their shirts wit...
Hiking Trip
Manahil Mansoor | Student Correspondent TBT | BMI-A Islamabad: Beaconhouse Margalla hosted a hiking trip on February 11, 2016 to boost the physical health of the students and to set a sense of adventure in their minds. The students were dropped off on Trail 3 of the Margalla hills, home to many adve...
Tug of War
Rabbia Riaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Islamabad: Pre-Nursery students had great fun playing Tug of War on February 2, 2016. The children exhibited great enthusiasm, passion and the ambition to win as a team. Headmistress Mehwish Ali Shigri presented certificates to the winning team...
Chinese New Year 2016
Rabbia Riaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Islamabad: It has been a privilege for BKI F10 / 4 - 1 to take Chinese students on board over the last few years. To honour their traditions, Headmistress Mrs Mehwish Ali Shigri wished them ‘Happy Chinese New Year 2016’ and gave them lovely...
Bee-Bots Teachers Training Session
Rabbia Riaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Islamabad: BKI F 10 / 4 - 1 arranged an in-house training session for its teaching staff on February 2, 2016. The Educational Technology Ambassador (ETA) Mrs Erum Rizwan conducted the training session based on the usage of Bee-Bots. A brand new g...
Tug Of War
Rabbia Riaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Islamabad: BKI F10/4-1 organised an Inter-Class Sports Competition for Nursery students on January 19, 2016 in which they played ‘Tug of War’. Everyone had a great time and Nursery A ended up winning the competition....
Story Telling Day
Rabbia Riaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Islamabad: BKI F-10/4-1 organised a ‘Story Telling Day’ for Pre-Nursery, Nursery and KG students on January 21, 2016. The cute little storytellers wore lovely costumes representing the characters in their stories. The young ones narrated the...
In-House Sporting Competition
Rabbia Riaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Islamabad: BKI F10/4-1 organised an Inter-Class Sports Competition for KG students on January 20, 2016 in which they played ‘Dodge the Ball’. All five sections participated in the competition which was judged by the Sports Teacher Mr Waqas. ...
Debate Week
Rabbia Riaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Islamabad: An Inter-Class Debate Competition was held for KG students from January 18 to January 22, 2016. Everyone participated and were given different topics which they presented. Students were also awarded with crowns and badges for their eff...
International Kangaroo Linguistic Contest
Rabbia Riaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Islamabad: Class I students at BKI F-10/4-1 participated in the International Kangaroo Linguistic Contest on November 18, 2015. The students were provided with a question book comprising of 8 pages of colourful pictures and description of stories...
English Debates
Beenish Ahmad | Staff Correspondent TBT | Primary Campus Gulrez Rawalpindi: An English Debate Competition was held at F-7/3 Campus Islamabad on January 21, 2016. Our students from Classes III, IV and V participated with great enthusiasm and made the school and parents proud by scoring positions. ...
Talent Show
Tehzeeb Nisar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Islamabad: BMI-G hosted a grand event titled, Talent Show on November 20, 2015. It was open to all classes. Theme assigned to Class VI was ‘fairies’, Class VII ‘1980s’, Class VIII ‘Rang Ja’, Class IX ‘Mascaras’, Class X got ‘Halloween...
First Aid Training Session at BMI-IB
Zubia Akbar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI-IB Islamabad: BMI-IB arranged a first-aid training session for students on January 15, 2015 as part of its safety and security measures. The training was conducted by the renowned organisation, FATSAL. The students were briefed on various safety measures...
Qirat and Naat Competition 15
Saadullah Babar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI-A Islamabad: BMI-A held Naat and Qirat Competition on October 30, 2015. The competition began sharp at 12:30pm after the arrival of the two esteemed judges and the school administration. Deputy Head Girl Maria Javed conducted the event well. The comp...
Grandparent’s Day
Rabbia Riaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Islamabad: Grandparent's Day was celebrated on November 20, 2015 at BKI F10 / 4-1. The branch welcomed a huge crowd of grandparents. A welcome speech by the school coordinator, Ms Lubna was followed by presentations by our Early Years’ students....
The Winning Shot
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | F- 7/3 Primary Islamabad: Beaconhouse F-7/3 Primary organised an intra-branch English debating competition on January 14, 2016. Five branches – Beaconhouse Kharian, Jhelum, Gulraiz, F-7/1 and the host branch F-7/3 – participated in the event. The to-and-...
Intra-branch English Debating Competition
Mariam Shaad | Student Correspondent | F 11-3 Islamabad: The result of Green Living Quiz was announced on January 11, 2016. The quiz had taken place a couple of months ago. A dozen of our students were awarded certificates of participation. Umama Ishtiaq of Class VIII-A won the shield of ‘Super G...
Green Living Quiz
Afshan Idrees | Staff Correspondent TBT | Palm Tree Campus Gujranwala: A new reader, Little Rex was introduced in Kindergarten in the Lower Primary Branch PTC Gujranwala. Students enjoyed the reader a lot. ...
Role play on The Giant’s Stew
Rabbia Riaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Islamabad: Class I presented a role play on their core reader, ‘The Giant’s Stew’ on November 4, 2015. A narrator read the story and the students delivered dialogues during a morning assembly. Students used props to present themselves as ani...
Culmination Day
Rabbia Riaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Islamabad: Class I students finished their Project Based Learning Unit (PBL) ‘My Mum Is Lost’. The Culmination Day was celebrated on December 9, 2015. Students presented a role-play and parents enjoyed the interactive session while talking to ...
Fun Fair
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-7/3 Primary Islamabad: Primary F-7/3 held a Fun Fair on Saturday, December 12, 2015. Preparations for the fun fair were started over a week ago. The students prepared items from recycled materials and designed theme based games for the occasion. Games stall...
Teddy Bear’s Birthday Party
Rabbia Riaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Islamabad: Pre-Nursery incorporated the 'Birthday Theme' on November 6, 2015 when students and teachers celebrated the ‘Teddy Bear's Birthday’. The students were invited to the fun celebrations through actual invitation cards. The children ca...
Nursery’s Exploration of Plants Day
Rabbia Riaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Islamabad: BKI F10/4-1 Nursery level students observed different type of plants in their KAUWAU lessons on November 5, 2015. The children were very excited over the course of the lesson while observing and interacting with the different kinds of...
Mini Garden Day
Rabbia Riaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Islamabad: Pre-Nursery students enjoyed the ‘Make our own Mini Garden Day’ on November 13, 2015 which was related to the theme ‘My own Garden’. Students brought their own flower plants and enjoyed arranging cut outs of the plants and co...
End of Term Party
Rabbia Riaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Islamabad: BKI F10/4-1 celebrated End of Term Party on December 23, 2015. Bubbles, Pre-Nursery, Nursery, KG and Class I students were dressed up in party clothes. All the classes made beautiful winter cards. Bubbles and some of the Pre-Nursery ...
Christmas Celebrations
Rabbia Riaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Islamabad: Our Christian staff arranged a huge cake to celebrate Christmas with everyone at BKI F10/4-1 on December 23, 2015. The cake cutting ceremony took place after which the Head Mistress Mrs Mehwish Ali Shigri thanked the staff for the lo...
Funfair
Ambreen Ejaz Imtiaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F7/4 Islamabad: A colourful funfair was held at BMI H-8/4 organised by F 7/4 branch on November 28, 2015. There were games, nail-art, face painting and hair-do stalls as well as captivating magic and puppet shows. Domino Pizza, Munchies ...
CIE Seminar
Laila Tariq| Staff Correspondent TBT | BSTR-G Rawalpindi Rawalpindi: BSTR-G students went to Beaconhouse Margalla Campus Islamabad to attend a seminar on CIE on November 16, 2015. CIE Representative Michael Sullivan and BSS’s Chairperson conducted a session with the students and informed them abo...
Role play and Exploration Day - Shopping
Rabbia Riaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Islamabad: Pre-Nursery students had a great time learning how to buy things from different shops on November 27, 2015. Three different themed shops were decorated which included a toy shop, uniform shop and a grocery store. A shop was arranged in...
High Achievements
Tehzeeb Nisar | Staff Correspondent TBT | Margalla Campus Islamabad: Meerab of Class IX is an excellent student as well as an excellent sportsperson. Due to her abilities, she has been selected for an international athletics trip to Thailand. Only six students were selected from all over Pakistan f...
Intra-Region Cricket Tournament
Tehzeeb Nisar | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Margalla Islamabad Islamabad: The Intra-region Cricket Tournament O Levels was held in Islamabad. Various Beaconhouse schools took part in it. The final was won by BMI-G. Afza Hussain was declared best batswoman and player of the tournament....
English Essay Writing Competition
Tehzeeb Nisar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Islamabad: English Essay Writing Competition for Classes IX, X, and XI was held November 20, 2015. Students were given certificates of honour and participation in the assembly. Winner from Class IX was Meher Mobeen, from Class X Naqshe Zafar and Jeh...
Child Art Exhibition
Aisha Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMTL Boys Lahore: Art for Change, the art competition and exhibition depicting positivity of society from the children’s perception, was held on November 6, 2015 in collaboration with Nairang Art Gallery by DNA (Discovering New Artists). The ceremony wa...
Intra-Region Badminton Championship
Tehzeeb Nisar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI-G Islamabad: BMI-G won the Intra-Region Badminton Championship which was held in Gujrat. Zainab, Aleeza and Sidra tul Muntaha were part of the BMI-G team. The girls were accompanied by sports teacher Mrs Samina Kayani. Aleeza Salman was declared the...
Arabian Knights
Ammara Ahmed | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Jhelum Islamabad: BMI Boys held a one-of-its-kind event, Global Awareness – We are the World on October 28, 2015. Each participating school was assigned a country. Beaconhouse Jhelum represented Saudi Arabia. The programme included a panel d...
Poetry Recitation Competition
Attika Malik| Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse PWD Islamabad: A poetry recitation competition was held on November 3 at BKI-PWD Kindergarten branch for students from Pre-Nursery to Class I. The two categories for the competition were solo and group performances. The criteria for judging the re...
Pre-Nursery’s Exploration Day
Rabbia Riaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Kindergarten F-10/4-I Islamabad Islamabad: Pre-nursery students enjoyed Exploration Day On October 30 2015, in which they explored what they learnt in all Areas of Experiences in Unit 1. Nine activities allowed each child to engage in learning. Th...
World Diabetes Day
Zubia Akbar| Staff Correspondent TBT| BMI-IBDP Islamabad: World Diabetes Day was observed on November 13 2015, at BMI IBDP, for which a special informative session was arranged for the students. Dr Mohammad Tayyab Badshah, a renowned consultant endocrinologist at Shifa International Hospital took t...
Clubs at BMI-G
Tehzeeb Nisar | Designation: Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Margalla Campus, Islamabad Islamabad: At BMI-G, an annual six-week programme of clubs is arranged for students, keeping in mind students' interests and emerging trends. This year, starting in November 2015, for the media club, GEO...
Professional Development Workshops
Zubia Akbar| Staff Correspondent TBT| Beaconhouse Margalla Campus Islamabad: At BMI IBDP, we believe in excellence and aim to achieve it by exploring new areas of knowledge. On November 20, two Professional Development workshops were organised and conducted by Ms Bushra Jamal, Ms Sumaira Imran and ...
Adolescent Emotional Health and Stress Management Workshop
Zubia Akbar| Staff Correspondent TBT| Beaconhouse Margalla Campus Islamabad: BMI IBDP organised a two-day workshop on Adolescent Emotional Health and Stress Management on November 19 and 20, 2015. It was a very effective and productive activity. Students got a chance to discuss their problems and w...
Girls Intra-Regional Cricket Tournament 2015-16
Firyal Shah | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Educational Complex As per tradition BEC O levels Girls hosted the Intra-Regional Cricket Tournament 2015-16. A total of 13 teams participated in the tournament but only four outstanding teams managed to reach the semi finals. The four deservin...
Annual Sports Day
Rabail Ahmad | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI E 11 Islamabad: BSS Kindergarten Campus E 11 organised its annual sports gala based on the theme of the kids’ favourite TV show Sesame Street. The event was graced by SGH-II Mrs Ayesha Sohail and SGH-II Mrs Ayesha Shabir. The shiny cups and the colour...
Intra-Region Football Tournament 2015-16
Tazmeen Fatima| Staff Correspondent TBT| Margalla Campus Islamabad: BMI-B hosted an Intra-Region Football Tournament on November 3, 2015 in the BMI sports ground. The contest consisted of 16 teams coming from different campuses of the region including BMI-B (Margalla Campus Boys), BSS Wah, BSS-F...
Elections at BMI-B
Tazmeen Fatima | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Islamabad: Elections for the position of head boy were held at Beaconhouse Margalla Islamabad Boys’ Branch on October 21, 2015. The five candidates started their campaign two days before the election. They made speeches, distributed flyers and pamphl...
Qirat and Naat Competition
Tazmeen Fatima| Staff Correspondent TBT| Margalla Campus Islamabad: a Qirat and Naat competition was held at BMI-B on October 20, 2015. The school library was decorated beautifully with candles, flowers and draperies. There were two categories for each competition; one for Classes VI to VIII and th...
Global Dignity Day
Saadullah Babar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI-A Islamabad: When it comes to human dignity, we cannot make compromises - Angela Merkel This quote by the German Chancellor conveys a very deep message, a message of people treating others with due respect and being mindful of their pains and accomplis...
Welcome Party
Zain Amir | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI-A Islamabad: BMI-A organised a welcome party for its junior student body on October 16, 2015. It was hosted by A2 students. By 6:30pm, the venue was completely populated by the elegantly-dressed attendees, all looking glamorous and excited for the memorab...
Dignity Week
Sadaf Cheema | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Primary F-11/1 Islamabad: Weeklong celebrations, from October 13 to 21, 2015, related to Global Dignity Day and the 70th anniversary of United Nations were held at Primary F-11/1. It was an initiative to educate, inspire and help students under...
Oath-Taking Ceremony 2015-16
Saadullah Babar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI-A Islamabad: Beaconhouse Margalla Islamabad held the oath-taking ceremony for the student council 2015-2016 in a spectacular ceremony on October 20, 2015. The event kicked off with the arrival of parents and other guests. The chief dignitary was Ju...
BMI-B Wins Football Championship at IFA
Tazmeen Fatima| Staff Correspondent TBT| Margalla Campus Islamabad: The Islamabad Football Association held the under 14 and under 19 championships in which leading schools from Islamabad participated. There were a total of 16 teams that took part in the competition on October 20, 2015. Our te...
Global Dignity Day
Rabbia Riaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Islamabad: BKI F10/4-1 celebrated Global Dignity Day on October 21, 2015. Students of our Bubbles Playgroup and Pre-Nursery displayed roles of bakers, chefs, florists, doctors and nurses. Nursery students presented themselves as gardeners, tailor...
Global Dignity Day
Sehrish Ali | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Johar Town Lahore: Global Dignity Day is celebrated worldwide on the third Wednesday of October. Keeping in view the significance of dignity in our lives, Beaconhouse Johar Town Senior Girls’ Campus organised several events spanning over the wee...
Fustal Championship
Tehzeeb Nisar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Islamabad: Middle School Fustal Tournament was held at Pasban Sports Complex. BMI-G defeated ICAS in the semifinal to reach the final. The final was played against Frobels and BMI-G won by 1/0. This championship was organised by Head Start in collabora...
Global Dignity Day
Rabia Arshad | Staff Correspondent TBT | F 11-3 Campus Islamabad: Global Dignity Day was celebrated by teachers and students with enthusiasm and passion on October 22, 2015. The aim was to make the concept of dignity tangible and understandable for each and every student. Students presented though...
Celebrating Teachers’ Day
Rabia Arshad | Staff Correspondent TBT | F 11-3 Campus Islamabad: Teachers’ Day was celebrated with warmth and dedication on October 5, 2015 to appreciate the endeavors of teachers. This day is intended to acknowledge and appreciate the vital contributions that teachers make in students’ lives ...
Global Dignity Day
Ambreen Ejaz Imtiaz |Staff Correspondent TBT | F 7/4 Islamabad Islamabad: Global Dignity day was celebrated in Beaconhouse F 7/4 on October 21, 2015. This year BKI F 7/4 worked hard on the aspect of ‘Self Dignity’. The day started with a colourful assembly where all the student representatives t...
GDD at BMI IBDP
Zubia Akbar| Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Islamabad: BMI-IB celebrated Global Dignity Day on October 15, 2015. IBDP students gathered in the library and participated in a very interesting activity named as ‘The Web of Interconnection’. All students gathered in a circle and were tied by blue...
Parent-Teacher Meeting
Islamabad: BKI F10/4-1 arranged the first parent-teacher meeting for the academic session 2015-16 on October 16, 2015. Parents met class teachers, subject teachers, art teacher and the sports teacher. They discussed their child's progress with them. Parents were informed about social media at BKI...
Global Dignity Day
Attika Malik | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse PWD Islamabad: Global Dignity Day was celebrated at BKI-PWD Kindergarten branch. The celebrations began with the morning assembly where students of Class I performed a role-play, in which they spoke about different professions and the need for ...
Global Dignity Day
Marium Habib | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI I-8/ I-9 Islamabad: Early Years’ students at BKI I-8 and I-9 learnt about giving respect to elders and being affectionate towards each other on Global Dignity Day. Students were seen making artwork, taking oaths and acknowledging school staff for t...
Global Dignity Day
Tehzeeb Nisar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Islamabad: BMI-G arranged a very special assembly to celebrate Global Dignity Day on October 21, 2015. Class XC-Green presented a skit, while Classes VII, VIII, IX and XI presented poems and made speeches on respect and dignity. Class VI presented ...
Phonic Workshop
Ambreen Ejaz Imtiaz |Staff Correspondent TBT | F7/4 Islamabad A Phonic Workshop was carried out for the parent body of BKI F7/4 on Friday, October 16, 2015. The workshop was held so that the parents of Pre-nursery, Nursery and KG children could be informed about the basic teaching techniques revol...
Respecting Dignity
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | F- 7/3 PRIMARY Islamabad: BSS Primary F-7/3 Islamabad celebrated Global Dignity Day on October 21, 2015. The event began with the cake cutting ceremony to celebrate the 70th birthday of UN in the special morning assembly with the chief guests Ms Alima Bibi fro...
Middle School Futsal Tournament
Tehzeeb Nisar | Staff Correspondent TBT | Margalla Campus Islamabad: A Middle School Futsal Tournament was organised by BCLR on October 16, 2015 at the Pasban Sports Complex. BMI-G took won the quarter final against Westminster and will face ICAS in the finals On Sunday. ...
Election Day
Tehzeeb Nisar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Islamabad: October 12, 2015 was Election Day at BMI-G. Students cast their votes section-wise. Teachers also voted. Later, students gathered in the assembly area for the announcement of the results. BMI Principal Mr Asif Butt was present tghere. BM...
Annual Prize Distribution
Tehzeeb Nisar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Islamabad: BMI-G held its Annual Prize Distribution on October 16, 2015. Executive Director North Mr Nassir Kasuri was the chief guest. School Group Head III Mrs Ayesha Shabbir, SGO III Academic Head Mrs Rahat Agha and BMI Principal Mr Asif Butt were...
Investiture Ceremony
Tehzeeb Nisar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Islamabad: The oath-taking ceremony for the newly-elected student council was held on October 15, 2015. Parents of the elected council members were invited. School Group III Head Mrs Ayesha Shabir was the chief guest. SGO III Academic Head Mrs Rahat ...
Art Attack Day
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Islamabad: Art Attack Day was celebrated at BKI F10/4-1 with great enthusiasm on October 14, 2015. The day began with healthy exercises with the sports teacher, followed by students creating their very own masterpieces. Students of Bubbles enga...
Potohar Campus Celebrates Teacher’s Day
Saima Rafique | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Potohar Campus Islamabad: Beaconhouse Potohar Campus celebrated Teachers’ Day on October 5, 2015 to pay tribute to the contribution made by their teachers. Enthusiasm and festivity marked the day as the campus was abuzz with activities. A...
Eid Milan Party
Marium Habib | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI I-8/ I-9 Islamabad: Students of BKI I-8 and I-9 were seen enjoying on Eid Milan Party held on October 9, 2015. Students wore beautiful Eid clothes. They showed their excitement and enthusiasm by singing and dancing and food with their fellows. ...
Peace Day Assembly
Tehzeeb Nisar | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Margalla Campus Islamabad: BMI-G arranged a special assembly to celebrate peace day. This day in general is celebrated to say no to violence. During the assembly presentation, Class VIII students delivered speeches and recited poems. Class VI ...
Character Day
Ambreen Ejaz Imtiaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F7/4 Islamabad: Character Day was held at Beaconhouse F7/4 Campus on October 9, 2015. The event turned out to be a great success and was quality entertainment for students and parents alike. Different characters were displayed around th...
National Swimming Championship
Tehzeeb Nisar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Islamabad: BMI-G is focusing on extracurricular activities. Students participated in Junior National Swimming Championship held at Islamabad Sports Complex on October 10 and 11, 2015. BMI-G girls represented the federal team. ...
Election Campaign 2015-16
Tehzeeb Nisar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Islamabad: BMI-G's election campaign is zealous and is very vibrant. On Thursday, after a tough interview and completion of eligibility criteria for head girl and the deputy head girl, the students nominated were Ayla Ahmed of Class XI-C-Blue, Rafia ...
Teachers’ Day Celebrations
Tazmeen Fatima | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI-B Islamabad: BMI-B celebrated Teacher’s Day on October 5, 2015 to acknowledge the untiring efforts of its teachers. A special morning assembly programme was held where students delivered speeches to highlight the importance of teachers in a studen...
Teacher’s Day
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Islamabad: Teacher’s Day was celebrated at BKI F-10/4-1 with great enthusiasm on October 5, 2015. A special morning assembly was arranged where students paid tribute to their teachers by reciting lovely poems for them. They also performed on ...
Art Beat Exhibition
Tazmeen Fatima | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Islamabad: To celebrate Universal Children’s Day, Little Art put up a 3D Art installation and exhibition. Around 210 schools and 25 community organisations participated in the event. Punjab University College of Arts and Design Principal Dr Shahid...
Dr Ummad to Advise on BISP Plan Updating
Zaeem Yaqoob Khan | Director Student Affairs and External Relations | BNU Lahore: Dr Ummad Mazhar, the Economics HOD at BNU, was invited to give advice on the second round of Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP), National Socio-Economic Registry (NSER) Updating plan. The meeting took place in P...
BMI-B Celebrates Beaconhouse’s 40th Birthday
Tazmeen Fatima | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Islamabad: On November 4, 2015, staff and students of BMI-B celebrated Beaconhouse’s 40th birthday with great zeal. In a special assembly, the head boy shared Beaconhouse’s history with the students, highlighting its tremendous progress and achi...
Intra-Regional Table Tennis Tournament
Manahil Mansoor | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI-A Islamabad: Beaconhouse Wah Campus hosted the Intra-Regional Table Tennis Tournament on October 1, 2015. It was an event long awaited by all the table tennis stars of every participating campus. By 10 AM, all the teams had arrived from Jhelum, Gujar...
The True Saviours
Saadullah Babar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI-A ‘Most of us end up with no more than five or six people who remember us. Teachers have thousands of people who remember them for the rest of their lives.’ -Andy Rooney Islamabad: It is only fitting that teachers be appreciated for their eff...
Leading from the Front
Zubia Akbar| Staff Correspondent TBT| Margalla Campus. Islamabad: First ever investiture ceremony 0f BMI-IB was conducted on October 29, 2015 to formally recognises its inaugural student council. The ceremony took place at the Islamabad Club where Detective North, Mr Nasir Kassuri graced the occa...
Teachers: The True Leaders
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-7/3 Primary Islamabad: Primary F-7/3 celebrated Teachers’ Day on October 5, 2015 to acknowledge their efforts. The influential role of teachers was acknowledged by custom-made cupcakes with star tags stating the attributes of the teachers. Human Resource...
Talent Hunt and Eid Gala
Tazmeen Fatima| Staff Correspondent TBT | Margalla Campus Islamabad: To explore young talent and to encourage the budding geniuses, BMI-B organised a Talent Hunt and Eid Gala on October 2, 2015. After a series of auditions, the organising committee prepared a long list of singers, dancers, instru...
Green Consumer Day
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F-7/3 Primary Islamabad: Beaconhouse F-7/3 Primary celebrated Green Consumer Day on October 2, 2015. Students designed dustbins following the theme of three Rs – recycle, reduce and reuse. Each class decorated three recycled boxes, each servin...
Eid Gala
Tehzeeb Nisar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI-G Islamabad: Eid Gala was held at BMI-G on October 2, 2015. Students wore their Eid clothes to school. Students brought homemade food and shared it with their friends. Class XI had set up music, jail, haunted house and different games’ stalls. Stu...
A Noble Calling
Tehzeeb Nisar | Staff Correspondent TBT | Margalla Campus Islamabad: Teaching is considered as one of the noblest professions and the profession of the prophets. To honour this day BMI-G arranged a special assembly on October 5, 2015 to acknowledge the teachers and how they have been striving to g...
Murree Trip
Amna Haider| Staff Correspondent TBT | Sargodha Main Campus Murree: XI-C students set out for a fun-filled trip to Murree and Islamabad on October 3, 2015 which was a much needed respite for our brilliant pupils. In Murree, the students got a chance to try out many exciting things such as shooting...
Eid Milan Party
Attika Malik | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse PWD Islamabad: Eid Milan Party was held on October 2, 2015. Students wore their Eid clothes to school. Teachers had planned various fun-filled activities for the students to make the day more colourful and memorable for them. ...
11th Eurasia International Film Festival
Saba Arbab | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI-A Islamabad: The city of Almaty, Kazakhstan hosted the 11th Eurasia International Film Festival (EIFF) from September 18 to 25, 2015. This year’s festival offered a great opportunity to the spectators to get acquainted with some of the most noteworthy f...
USEFP Back to School Fair
Nadir Aziz| Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Gujrat Gujrat: Selected students from Beaconhouse Gujrat A Level attended the Back to School Fair organised by the United States Educational Foundation Pakistan at Serena Hotel Islamabad on October 1, 2015. Students got a chance to meet and intera...
It’s all about Red
Attika Malik| Staff Correspondent TBT | BSS PWD Campus Islamabad: ‘Red Colour Day’ was celebrated at the PWD Campus on September 30, 2015. Children and teachers came dressed in red clothes for the occasion. They made sandwiches with strawberry jam and took part in many other activities where...
A Visit to Edhi Centre
Zubia Akbar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Islamabad: This Eid-ul-Azha, the female students of BMI-International Baccalaureate visited Edhi Centre as part of their CAS activities which are mandatory for every IB student. The students spent time with girls there on September 23, 2015. They applie...
Defence Day
Abreen Ijaz Imtiaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F 7/4 Islamabad: Every year Defence day is celebrated on September 6. This year special steps were taken to prepare a much broader and better understanding of the historic event at BKI F 7/4. Classes I and II students prepared short speeches both ...
Peace Day and Eid Cards
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Kindergarten Branch, F-10/4-I Islamabad Islamabad: International Peace Day was celebrated on September 23 at BKI F-10/4-I. Students made headbands and talked about the importance of celebrating International Peace Day. They were taught about the...
Fun Fiesta Open Day
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Kindergarten Branch F-10/4-I Islamabad Islamabad: Fun Fiesta Open Day was held for the new academic year and for new and existing parents on September 12, 2015. Parents were informed about the curriculum offered at BKI F-10/4-1 at all levels, sc...
International Peace Day
Rabia Arshad | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F 11-3 Campus Islamabad Islamabad: International Peace Day was celebrated with a special morning assembly conducted by Class VIII at the girls’ branch on September 21, 2015. Students held banners and shared their views about the importance of ...
Get into Rugby
Rabia Arshad | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F 11-3 Campus Islamabad Islamabad: Members from Pakistan Rugby Union, Mr Shakeel Malik and Syed Moazam Ali conducted a Get into Rugby (GIR) session to introduce the game to students at the girls’ branch on September 23, 2015. They conducted dif...
Personal Hygiene
Rabia Arshad |Staff correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F 11-3 Campus Islamabad: Adolescent and pre-adolescent girls need to be informed about the significance of feminine hygiene as it is important to overall health. Dr Amina Ali, a visiting faculty member, gave a lecture to the girls on personal h...
National Forum on Youth Policies
Falak Sher | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Educational Complex Islamabad: The Young Parliamentary Forum (YPF) and Bargad Organisation for Youth Development, in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), held a forum on September 10, 2015. Representatives of the organi...
Curriculum Orientation
Ambreen Ijaz Imtiaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-7/4 Islamabad: BKI F-7/4 held orientation sessions for the parents on September 18 and 19, 2015. The sessions gave detailed briefings on the curriculum, explained the strategies applied in Beaconhouse classrooms and presented the daily schedule...
Making Connections
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-7/3 Primary Islamabad: Primary F-7/3 arranged orientation sessions for parents of Class IV and V on September 11 and 18, 2015 respectively. The sessions were packed with information and parents were given detailed presentations on the curriculum. Teachers...
Curriculum Orientation
Ambreen Ijaz Imtiaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-7/4 Islamabad: BKI F-7/4 held orientation sessions for the parents on September 18 and 19, 2015. The sessions gave detailed briefings on the curriculum, explained the strategies applied in Beaconhouse classrooms and presented the daily schedule...
Colour Day
Ambreen Ijaz Imtiaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-7/4 Islamabad: A lovely colourful day was celebrated at BKI F-7/4 on September 17, 2015. The day brought great joy and excitement to the lives of the little ones as they were dressed according to the three basic primary colours allocated to the...
Phonics Workshop
Marium Habib | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI I-8 Islamabad: Beaconhouse believes that parents and teachers should work together for the betterment of the students. A phonics workshop was conducted for parents on September 17, 2015. In the workshop, parents were familiarised with how students are t...
Testing for Fats, Starch and Glucose
Rabia Arshad | Staff Correspondent TBT | F 11-3 Girls’ Campus Islamabad: Class VIII students were taken to the science lab to conduct experiments to test for fats, starch and glucose on September 14, 2015. The experiments were conducted under the supervision of the science teacher who gave a pra...
Reviving the Lost Art of Letter Writing
Rabia Arshad I Staff Correspondent TBT I F 11-3 Girls Campus Islamabad: In the current era emailing, texting and tweeting have dramatically remoulded the mode of communication in such a way that getting a hand written letter is a very rare occurrence. In an attempt to instil the love of letter wri...
Keeping Healthy
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F-7/3 Primary Islamabad: Beaconhouse F-7/3 Primary held an informative workshop for Class V students on September 15, 2015. Dr Nadia, who is a clinical pathologist at Noori Hospital conducted the workshop. She had an interactive session with st...
Defence Day
Rabia Arshad | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F 11-3 Islamabad: Beaconhouse F 11-3 held a special assembly on September 11, 2015 in connection with Defence Day. Students paid tribute to the martyrs of the 1965 Indo-Pakistan war. The school hall echoed with patriotic songs and fiery speech...
Safety Training
Tehzeeb Nisar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Islamabad: BMI-G arranged an interactive session on September 11, 2015 2015 to make students aware of safety measures and necessary precautions to be taken in emergency situations. The informative session was overseen by fire-safety experts from th...
Using the Library
Tehzeeb Nisar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI-G Islamabad: To introduce Class VI to the new library, Librarian Ms Shazia arranged a small orientation session on September 10, 2015. The purpose was to explain how students should use the library. They were also informed about the rules of the libra...
The Young Diplomats
Saba Arbab | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI-A The IRC department of the US Embassy organised its first public event ‘The Young Diplomats’ in Islamabad on September 9, 2015. A group of 31 A Level students from Beaconhouse Margalla Islamabad participated in the program. During the program studen...
Defence Day
Tehzeeb Nisar | Staff Correspondent TBT | Margalla Campus Islamabad: Pakistan’s Yom-e-Difa is a day when the nation pays tribute to our heroic soldiers who fought relentlessly to defend the safety and sovereignty of our country. Keeping in view the importance of such an event, Defence Day was ce...
SAT Classes
Fahad Ali Khan | Staff Correspondent TBT | FC Campus September 29, 2015 Peshawar: Beaconhouse FC A levels started SAT classes on campus on September 5, 2015. Once again FC A Levels has become the first ever college to take such an initiative for the students of Peshawar. These classes have been ...
50th Defence Day
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-7/3 Primary Campus September 22, 2015 Islamabad: Primary F-7/3 celebrated Defence Day with fervour in commemoration of our armed forces on September 7, 2015. The 50th Defence Day celebrations began with an enthusiastic performance of national songs by the ...
Defence Day Celebrations
Firyal Shah | Staff correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Educational Complex September 17, 2015 Islamabad: BEC O Levels and A Levels held a Welcoming Activity on September 5, 2015 at the purpose built campus on G-15 which is currently under construction. The students were directed towards the buildi...
Pride of Beaconhouse
Nausheen Waqar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BSS Satellite Town Rawalpindi: Many artists struggle to establish their musical identity, trying on different musical styles to find what fits. But then there are others that emerge fully formed, in complete command of their craft, their identity and thei...
BMI-IBDP Summer Seminar
Zubia Akbar| Staff Correspondent TBT| BMI-IBDP June 30, 2015 Islamabad: BMI-IBDP registered students participated in a three-day summer seminar from June 15, 2015 to June 17, 2015. BMI wanted its students to get a taste of what an IBDP school is like. The Summer Seminar included back-to-back cl...
Graduation Ceremony
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I June 17, 2015 Islamabad: A graduation ceremony was held for all students on June 5, 2015. Parents and teachers enjoyed watching the Kindergarten ‘graduates’ dressed up in gowns. All students put up a grand performance for their parents. Th...
You have made us Proud!
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-7/3 Primary June 11, 2015 Islamabad: Primary F-7/3 has proudly won the top five positions in the International Kangaroo Mathematics Competition 2015 on May 29, 2015. The school has kept its tradition of producing groups of top scorers that win not only in t...
Orientation for Bubbles Parents
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I June 10, 2015 Islamabad: A Pre-Nursery orientation session was held for Bubbles Playgroup parents on May 21, 2015. They were informed about the Pre-Nursery environment and curriculum. There was also a session with Pre-Nursery parents who share...
Morning Assembly Presentations
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I June 10, 2015 Islamabad: Pre-Nursery students made morning assembly presentations with great enthusiasm and confidence on May 20. Pre-Nursery A: Spring Season Pre-Nursery B: My Favourite Fruit Pre-Nursery C: Healthy and Junk Food ...
AQS Art Exhibition
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I June 10, 2015 Islamabad: We are delighted to announce that our Nursery and Kindergarten students’ artwork was selected for the exhibition at AQS Art Gallery. The exhibition included work from different branches in the Northern Region. The He...
BMI Now an Authorized IB World school
Zubia Akbar | Staff Correspondent TBT| BMI IB June 8, 2015 Islamabad: Congratulations! BMI IB team for a job well done. Beaconhouse Margalla Campus proudly announces the authorization of our Diploma Programme (DP) by the International Baccalaureate (IB). We are an IB World School! This is no ...
Special Activities at BKI F-10/4-I
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-1 Islamabad June 5, 2015 Islamabad: A series of special activities were organised for Nursery and Kindergarten students during April and May 2015. Students who performed exceptionally were awarded Special Certificates during the morning assembly...
Mother’s Day Celebrations
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-1 Islamabad June 5, 2015 Islamabad: To honour motherhood, BKI F10/4-1 celebrated Mothers' Day on May 11. Boys came to school wearing blue attire and girls wore pink. The Day commenced with speeches by students about their mothers. Kindergarten s...
The Technology Generation
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | Primary F-7/3 June 3, 2015 Islamabad: Primary Branch F-7/3 organized an intra-branch movie making competition for Class V students on May 13, 2015. Two students from each branch of Primary F-7/3, BPGR and Primary F-7/2 worked on the software “Window Mov...
Battle of Words
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | Primary F-7/3 June 3, 2015 Islamabad: Primary F-7/3 organized an inter-section English debate competition on May 8, 2015 to channelize the natural talent of speaking amongst students. Each team consisted of three members who debated for and against the...
Mother’s Day
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F-7/3 Primary Islamabad June 2, 2015 Islamabad: Mother’s day was celebrated at F-7/3 Primary on May 11, 2015. Each class had planned fun-filled activities to spend quality time with their mothers. Students reflected on what makes their mo...
The Story Club
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I May 28, 2015 Islamabad: BKI F-10/4-1 Headmistress Mrs Mehwish Ali Shigri has taken a new initiative at the Kindergarten level by the name of The Story Club. Kindergarten teacher Mrs Nazish Asif has been selected the organiser of the club, wh...
Maths Club
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI, F-10/4-I May 28, 2015 Islamabad: BKI F-10/4-I started another initiative, The Maths Club, at its branch at the Kindergarten Level on May 5, 2015. The idea was developed by Headmistress Mrs Mehwish Ali Shigri. Kindergarten teacher Mrs Samira Khan was ...
D.E.A.R begins at BKI F-10/4-I
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I May 28, 2015 Islamabad: Beaconhouse’s brand new initiative, Drop Everything and Read (D.E.A.R) began successfully at BKI F-10/4-1 last month. The objective of the initiative is for students to engage in meaningful, focused and directed form...
A Visit by the Dentist at Beaconhouse Kindergarten F-10/4-I
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F-10/4-I Islamabad May 21, 2015 Islamabad: BKI F-10/4-I invited a dentist, Dr Zainab and her team from the KRL hospital on April 28. They conducted a session on how to keep teeth healthy and clean. The team also talked about healthy food and de...
Inspire Me
Shumaila Quureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Margalla Campus May 18, 2015 Islamabad: An art exhibition was hosted by Beaconhouse Margalla Campus, Girls’ Branch on April 27, 2015. All fifteen branches of Beaconhouse Northern Region’s SGO3 presente...
Earth Day Celebrations
Saadullah Babar | Student Correspondent | BMI-A May 7, 2015 Islamabad: BMI-A celebrated Earth Day on April 22, 2015. This year the students focused on the issue of littering. They carried out a ‘cleaning march’ during which they picked up trash and cleaned the school. To spread awareness, l...
Farewell Dinner
Shumaila Quureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Margalla Campus Islamabad May 7, 2015 Islamabad: With many fabulous performances, a sumptuous dinner, colourful outfits and heavy hearts, the juniors bade farewell to Class XI on April 17, 2015. Mrs Farah Rahat addressed the gathering. ...
Annual Prize Distribution Ceremony
Tazmeen Fatima | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Margalla Campus May 6, 2015 Islamabad: Beaconhouse Margalla Campus, Boys’ Branch, held its Annual Prize Distribution Ceremony on Friday, April 17, 2015. The event started with recitation from the Holy Quran. Beaconhouse Northern Region Ex...
Class VIII Orientation
Shumaila Quureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Margalla Campus Islamabad May 5, 2015 Islamabad: An orientation session was held for Class VIII parents on April 14, 2015. They were introduced to the faculty and discussed O Level subjects. The career adviser was also present to provide...
Success in Debates
Shumaila Quureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Margalla Campus Islamabad May 5, 2015 Islamabad: BMI-G girls participated in a debating competition held at Beaconhouse Pothohar Campus, Islamabad on April 17 and brought the trophy home. Ramsha Mehmood of Class XI-C Orange, Dua Zahra Sha...
Celebrating Pakistan Day
Tazmeen Fatima | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Margalla Campus May 4, 2015 Islamabad: Pakistan Day was celebrated with zeal and a spirit of nationalism at BMI-B on March 25, 2015. In a special morning assembly programme, students delivered speeches and recited poems. In memory of the you...
International Kangaroo Linguistic Contest
Tazmeen Fatima | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Margalla Campus May 4, 2015 Islamabad: Omar Khanzada of Class VI-R and and Taha Ahmed of Class VII-G attained first positions and won bronze medals at the institution-level International Kangaroo Linguistic Contest in April 2015. ...
Farewell Class XI 2015
Tazmeen Fatima| Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Margalla Campus May 4, 2015 Islamabad: BMI-B staff and teachers bid adieu to Class XI in a farewell dinner on April 10, 2015. The event brought with it the memory of all the moments students had spent during their time at BMI-B. Students shar...
Soft Board Competition
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F-10/4-I Islamabad April 30, 2015 Islamabad: A ‘Soft Board Competition’ was held at BKI F-10/4-1 on April 10, 2015. The staff put in a great deal of effort to produce the best boards for the Early Years. The event demonstrated the spirit of...
The Car of the Future
Zareen Rakhshan | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Gulshan Primary Campus April 28, 2015 Karachi: A talented student of Beaconhouse Gulshan Primary Campus, Areeba Kashif of Class II won a prize in the Toyota Dream Car Art Contest. This contest was organised by the Indus Motor Company. Out o...
Earth Day celebrations at Beaconhouse BKI F-8/2 Branch Islamabad
Earth Day will be celebrated beginning with a Morning Assembly Presentation on the topic. The children will take the pledge to help save the environment, along with the teachers. They will have a reading comprehension about the Earth Day in the English lesson. They will also plant a tree in their ...
HR team at British Council Job Fair
As part of an employer branding and search for talent initiative, the HR team participated in the British Council’s Job Fair 2013 held on January 15th at Pearl Continental Hotel Karachi,January 17th at Pearl Continental Hotel, Lahore, and on February 13th at Serena Hotel Islamabad.The fair in thes...
Pakistan Day Celebrations
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI, F-10/4-1 April 27, 2015 Islamabad: The Kindergarten branch at Beaconhouse F-10/4 arranged a grand programme to celebrate Pakistan Day 2015 on March 30. All the parents attended and participated fully by cheering and singing. The programme was hosted by...
Beaconhouse Co-Sponsors the ILF
April 23, 2015 Islamabad: Beaconhouse is proud to be a co-sponsor for the Islamabad Literature Festival (ILF) 2015, to be held at the Hotel Margala, Islamabad, on April 24 to 26. The ILF was launched in April 2013 and has been a resounding success right from the start. Inspired by the Karachi L...
Bhalu Ki Salgirah
Tanzeel Umer | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-7/4 April 22, 2015 Islamabad: Class I celebrated the birthday of the lead character in their Urdu reader, Bhalu ki Salghirah on April 1, 2015. Preparations for the party were done by the students. They decorated the resource room with balloons and b...
Pakistan Day
Sarah Naseem | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F11/3 April 21, 2015 Islamabad: Beaconhouse F-11/3 Girls’ Branch celebrated Pakistan Day on March 25, 2015. The chief guest was renowned TV anchor Mr Naeem Bokhari. The event began with motivational speeches by students in which they express...
Debating Competition
Saima Zulfiqar | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F-11 April 21, 2015 Islamabad: Scintillating wit, fierce rebuttals, logical reasoning and exemplary self-control characterised the parliamentarian debates which were held at F-11 Campus Boys’ Branch on March 25, 2015. The competition was b...
ELE Festival
Tanzeel Umer | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F-7/4 April 20, 2015 Islamabad: Beaconhouse F-7/4 branch organised Open Day on March 27, 2015 to familiarise parents and general public with the concepts associated with Enhanced Learning Environment (ELE) system. There was also a behaviour ...
Edutainment
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | F- 7/3 Primary April 20, 2015 Islamabad: An event, Edutainment, was held on March 28, 2015. The administration and teachers carefully shortlisted content in which students correlated theoretical knowledge with its practical implementation. Activities such...
Pakistan Day
Attika Malik | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse PWD April 20, 2015 Islamabad: To mark Pakistan Day, all students and staff came to school wearing white dresses and green dupattas on March 26, 2015. Students from Pre-Nursery to Class V participated in all activities with great enthusiasm. T...
Medals for Kangaroo Linguistics
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | F- 7/3 Primary April 16, 2015 Islamabad: The International Kangaroo Linguistics Contest was held in November, 2014 and its result was released by the Pakistan Kangaroo Commission on March 25, 2015. Primary F-7/3 bagged the top six positions with six gold m...
English Debates
Shumaila Quureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Margalla Campus April 16, 2015 Islamabad: The middle school at BMI-G arranged a debating competition on March 17 to enhance students' speaking and thinking skills and give them chance to participate in co-curricular activities to boost th...
Pakistan Day
Shumaila Qureshi | Staff Correspondent | Beaconhouse Margalla Campus April 15, 2015 Islamabad: Pakistan Day was celebrated at BMI-G on March 20, 2015. Students of different classes presented skits on the theme of how Pakistanis have to be united to curtail corruption and other social evils. A st...
Debate Competition
Tazmeen Fatima | Staff Correspondent TBT| Margalla Campus April 15, 2015 Islamabad: On March 4, 2015 a debating competition was held between the girls and boys branch of Beaconhouse Margalla Campus Islamabad. Students of Class VIII and IX beat the girls of Class XI.The winning team consisted o...
Poetry Recitation
Tanzeel Umer | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F-7/4 April 15, 2015 Islamabad: A poetry recitation event was organised by Beaconhouse F-7/4, which continued for a week with every level of the school participating in it. It started on March 16, 2015 and continued throughout the following w...
Phonic Workshop
Tanzeel Umer | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse F-7/4 April 15, 2015 Islamabad: The school organised a phonic workshop for the parents in the month of March. The aim of the event was to familiarise the parents with the digraphs and sounds introduced in the second term. The parents of the...
Distinctions
Shumaila Quureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI April 13, 2015 Islamabad: Women's Day was celebrated at BMI-G on March 9, 2015. The branch was decorated and all teachers came to school wearing purple-coloured clothes. Cake was also cut by the senior most teacher of the branch, Mrs Samina Javed...
Acknowledging Dedication
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-1 April 9, 2015 Islamabad: BKI F-10/4-1 arranged a special assembly on March 19, 2015 to acknowledge the hard work of its staff members. It was also decided that every month staff members will acknowledged on the basis of hard work, dedication ...
Gymboree launches in Johar Town Lahore
Maham Zahid | Staff Correspondent TBT | Gymboree Johar Town April 08, 2015 Lahore: Gymboree Play & Music officially launched its center at Johar Town, Lahore on April 5, 2015. The day-long event included free previews for families with children ages 0-5 years, who were excited to take part in ...
Online Intra-School Competitions
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI, F-10/4-I April 07, 2015 Islamabad: The online intra-school competitions held in January and February 2015 were hosted by BSS Civil Lines Branch. BKI F-10/4-1 is proud to announce that three of its Pre-Nursery students were shortlisted and participate...
Farewell Lunch
Saba Arbab | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI April 03, 2015 Islamabad: BMI-A Level students arranged a lunch for the members of the junior staff of the entire campus. The Community Service Society arranged this lunch with the help of A2 students in order to thank the support staff of the school. T...
Farewell 2015
Saadullah Babar | Student Correspondent | BMI-A April 03, 2015 Islamabad: BMI A Level bid farewell to the outgoing batch, the class of 2015, on March 13, 2015. The event revolved around a series of moving farewell videos. The most remarkable of these was a video clip in which the teachers, doing...
3rd Round of the ELE Session
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I April 2, 2015 Islamabad: BKI F-10/4-I organised the third round of the ELE Session for all new parents and potential parents alongside an open day for Bubbles on March 13, 2015. After the orientation, parents visited all classes. They spoke t...
Women’s Day Celebration
Tazmeen Fatima | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI March 31, 2015 Islamabad: BMI-B celebrated Women’s Day with great zeal on March 9, 2015. Female staff, all clad in various hues of purple, symbolised justice and dignity – the two values strongly associated with women’s equality. The school...
Winners of LUMS Psi-Fi
Saba Arbab | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI-A March 26, 2015 Islamabad: BMI’s representatives at the LUMS Sci-Fi competition held in Lahore from February 20-23 swept the floor with the competition. A three-man team consisting of Abdullah Khan, Badar Jahangir and Muzzamil Arshad took part in t...
Beaconidol 2015
Saadullah Babaar | Student Correspondent | BMI-A March 26, 2015 Islamabad: Beaconidol was held on March 2, 2015. The competition consisted of two categories; with the juniors (O Levels), and seniors (A Levels) competing in different categories. The performance were interspersed with occasional a...
The 2nd PTM
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I March 25, 2015 Islamabad: BKI F-10/4-1 arranged its second parent-teacher meeting on March 6, 2015. Parents met class teachers as well as music, sports and art teachers and discussed their children’s progress in the first term. Parents also ...
Meeting Parents
Mahwish Bashir | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI I-8/2 March 21, 2015 Islamabad: Beaconhouse considers parent-teacher meetings (PTMs) necessary for student success. The second PTM of the 2014-15 academic session was held at BKI I-8/2 on March 7, 2015 to discuss students’ progress with their pa...
Art Exhibition
Shumaila Quureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI March 21, 2015 Islamabad: Class XI students showed their artistic skills after which BMI-G held an art exhibition on March 3, 2015. BMI Principal Mr Asif Butt was the chief guest and appreciated the students’ effort. The entire branch visited...
BMI-IB Roadshows
Zubia Akbar | Staff Correspondent TBT | Margalla Campus March 21, 2015 Islamabad: Thursday March 5, 2015 was the concluding day for the IB roadshows with BEC as the last venue. The BMI IB team put on a number of roadshows in different branches in the Beaconhouse Northern Region including BSTR,...
Teddy Celebrates his First Birthday
Attika Malik | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse PWD March 24, 2015 Islamabad: Class I celebrated Bhaloo ki Salgirah on March 5, 2015. This activity is a part of the Urdu reader Shararat Bharay Tohfay. The objective of the activity is to train students to plan a party. Students thoroughly en...
Women’s Day Celebrations
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I March 19, 2015 Islamabad: BKI F-10/4-1 organised a beautiful gathering on March 9, 2015 to honour women from all walks of life. Students and school staff wore purple-coloured clothes. A presentation on influential women of the world and great w...
Celebrating Winter Season
Attika Malik | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse PWD March 24, 2015 Islamabad: Nursery students entertained the entire school with their wonderful Winter Celebration Day on March 6, 2015. All Nursery sections were beautifully decorated with a snowman standing in the middle. The students were...
Talent Show
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I March 21, 2015 Islamabad: Talent Show was arranged for Pre-Nursery and Bubbles on March 4, 2015. The young students dressed up according to the talent they were going to demonstrate such as writers, singers, artists, dancers etc. Bubbles stu...
Spring Fiesta
Shumaila Quureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI March 21, 2015 Islamabad: BMI-G held Spring Fiesta on March 5, 2015. All classes participated enthusiastically. Food stalls also were also set up. Students came to school dressed up in different costumes. The event turned out to be very succes...
International Women’s Day
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-7/3 Primary March 19, 2015 Islamabad: F-7/3 Primary celebrated Women’s Day on March 9, 2015 to recognise women’s efforts in various walks of life. The theme for the day was ‘purple’ in conformity with celebrations held worldwide. The school...
Women’s Day Celebrations
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I March 19, 2015 Islamabad: BKI F-10/4-1 organised a beautiful gathering on March 9, 2015 to honour women from all walks of life. Students and school staff wore purple-coloured clothes. A presentation on influential women of the world and great w...
Farewell for the Outgoing Seniors
Adil Safdar and Salman Tariq | Student Correspondents | Satellite Town Rawalpindi March 18, 2015 Rawalpindi: Beaconhouse Satellite Town Boys’ Branch held a farewell for Class XI Cambridge and X Matriculation at the Best Western Hotel Islamabad on February 26, 2015. Mohid Imran welcomed the aud...
House Cup 2015 at BMI-B
Tazmeen Fatima | Staff Correspondent TBT| Margalla Campus Islamabad: The Student Council of BMI (Boys Branch) organised a House Cup last week from February 23 to 25, 2015. A series of competitions were held among the four houses, Kestrels, Hawks, Eagles and Falcons, The winners of the competitions...
Teachers' Achievements
Shumaila Quureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Margalla Campus, Islamabad March 17, 2015 Islamabad: A ceremony was held at BEC in February 2015 to present teachers with certificates of honour. These certificates were given for their effort in helping students get high GPAs. BMI-G had ...
Doctors and Psychiatrists
Shumaila Quureshi| Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Margalla Campus, Islamabad March 17, 2015 Islamabad: After the heinous attack at Army Public School in Peshawar on December 16, 2014, BMI-G felt the need to address stress and trauma among the school community. The BMI-G administration and...
Milad
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I March 12, 2015 Islamabad: BKI F-10/4-I arranged a Mehfil-e-Milad for students on February 19, 2015. All students attended the event wearing beautiful traditional clothes. They recited naat and the holy Quran. At the end, they were given ‘...
Recognition Gala 2015
Tazmeen Fatima| Staff Correspondent TBT | Margalla Campus March 11, 2015 Islamabad: To celebrate such talented teachers, the Recognition Gala was held at BEC on February 18, 2015. BSS North Executive Director Mr Nassir Kasuri, Academic Manager Ms Farzana Anwar, SGO Head (SGO III) Ms Ayesha Shabb...
Daal Ki Dawat
Mahwish Bashir | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI I-8 March 10, 2015 Islamabad: Nursery students at BKI I-8 celebrated “Daal ki Dawat” with great zeal and zest on February 13, 2015. They wore colourful clothes. The idea of holding the event was to introduce vocabulary related to daal to the stu...
Winter Seminar at BMI-IB
Zubia Akbar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI March 10, 2015 Islamabad: Winter Seminar was held at BMI-B on February 21, 2015. Ms Ayesha Shabbir, School Group III Head, SGO III Academic Manager Ms Rahat Agha and BMI Principal Cdre (r) Mr. Asif Majeed Butt graced the occasion. Students from seven ...
Little Chefs Club
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I March 04, 2015 Islamabad: BKI F-10/4-I proudly announces the commencement of Little Chefs Club on February 19, 2015 at Bubbles and Pre Nursery level. The aim of the club is to instill awareness in our students about healthy eating food. Pre Nu...
High Achievers at BMI
Shumaila Quureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Margalla Campus February 23, 2015 Islamabad: BMI-G is known to produce good CIE results every year. This year, BMI-G is proud to announce no less than three distinctions. Subaia Khalid, got a citywide distinction in World History. She w...
Groundbreaking Ceremony
Zubia Akbar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI February 17, 2015 Islamabad: The groundbreaking ceremony of the BMI campus extension plan was held on February 6, 2015. Chairperson Mrs Nasreen Mahmud Kasuri was the chief guest. The occasion marked the beginning of the extension programme at BMI in...
Beaconhouse Valencia Wins Intel-ISEF Pakistan
Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Valencia Town Februray 6, 2015 Lahore: Two teams comprising three Class XI-C students and a mentor each represented Beaconhouse Valencia Town Campus and displayed their respective projects at the Intel Science & Engineering Fair in Lahore. Both teams qualifi...
Bravo!
Sahrish Hina | Staff Correspondent TBT | BCLR January 23, 2015 Rawalpindi: Three students from Beaconhouse Civil Lines Rawalpindi were selected for the Intra-Group English Story Writing Competition conducted by the F-11 Islamabad branch on November 27, 2014. Nayel Zahid of Class V came second wh...
Our World
Samina Naz | Staff correspondent TBT | Steel Town Branch January 14, 2015 Karachi: Kindergarten students at Steel Town Branch completed an online project, Our World, successfully. They were partnered with 320-BKI F-10/4, Islamabad branch. At the end of the project, the school organised Culm...
For Our Children
Tanzeel Umer | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI -F-7/4 December 29, 2014 Islamabad: A special praying session was held at the school in the morning assembly, where students and teachers jointly prayed for those who lost their lives in the deadly terrorist attack on the Army Public School. The stude...
Language Club Celebrations
Zubia Akbar | Staff Correspondent TBT | Margalla Campus December 29, 2014 Islamabad: The BMI Language Club celebrated the Mid-term Language Club festival on December 11, 2014. The BMI IB team is conducting these language clubs for BMI B and BMI G. The club arranged a cooking activity, making s...
KG’S Handwriting Competition
Mahwish Bashir | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI I-8 December 26, 2014 Islamabad: A handwriting competition was held for the students of kindergarten on November 24, 2014 to highlight the importance of having good handwriting. The students were motivated, and the best ones were appreciated and awa...
Inter-Section Gift Wrapping Competition
Mahwish Bashir | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI I-8 December 26, 2014 Islamabad: Beaconhouse Kindergarten I-8 organised an inter-section gift wrapping competition on December 11, 2014. The parents were invited as copartners to their children to wrap the gifts. The parents brought various attracti...
Annual Prize Distribution
Shumaila Qureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI December 26, 2014 Islamabad: The Annual Prize Distribution Ceremony was held at BMI-G. School Group Head Mrs Ayesha Shabbir, and Academic Manager BSS North Mrs Rahat Agha attended the ceremony. Principal BMI Mr Asif Butt, was also present. Succes...
Shape the Future
Shumaila Qureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI December 26, 2014 Islamabad: An essay writing competition was held on the topic ‘shape the future’ in collaboration with the British High Commission, Islamabad. In Beaconhouse School System, Margalla Campus, Girls’ Branch, students also ...
Urdu Mushaira
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | F- 7/3 Primary December 24, 2014 Islamabad: Primary BSS F-7/3 Primary held Urdu Mushaira on December 11, 2014. It was organised by Urdu teachers Ms Nighat Fareed, Ms Amna Raja, and Ms Rabia Idrees with aesthetic assistance taken by Art teacher Ms Noor. ...
Funfair
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-7/3 Primary December 24, 2014 Islamabad: BSS F-7/3 Primary held a funfair on December 12, 2014 for fundraising. Numerous stalls were put up by students. Class V students worked on Math Donald – a project related to designing mathematics-related functi...
Culmination Days
Tanzeel Umer | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI–F/7/4 December 24, 2014 Islamabad: BSS F-7/4 branch organised culmination days in the school during which the students and teachers engaged in different activities related to child-safety. The celebrations continued for three consecutive days during...
USEFP’s Got Talent
Talha Amin Chauhdary | Student Correspondent | BMI December 23, 2014 Islamabad: The United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) celebrated their 15th International Education Week with much fanfare. This year they introduced their first-ever talent show, USEFP's Got Talent. The show...
Intra-Branch ICT Competition 2014
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | F- 7/3 Primary Islamabad. December 23, 2014 Islamabad: Primary F-7/3 hosted an Intra-branch ICT competition on December 4. The competition was designed to challenge the students’ ICT skills in Publisher, Microsoft PowerPoint and Photo Story. Primary F-7...
Talent-Hunting
Saima Zulfiqar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BSS F-11 Campus December 23, 2014 Islamabad: In an attempt to discover the talent present among our students, the student council organised a talent hunt on November 28, 2014. Students from all classes participated in categories such as singing, dancin...
Investiture Ceremony
Saima Zulfiqar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BSS F-11 Campus December 23, 2014 Islamabad: "Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it's amazing what they can accomplish." (Sam Walton) The student council was officially ...
Daunting Debaters
Saima Zulfiqar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BSS F-11 Campus December 23, 2014 Islamabad: To promote debating skills among students, BSS F-11 Boys’ Branch held English and Urdu debates among the students of Classes VI-VIII on November 27, 2014. The topics for the competition were: English: There sh...
Investiture Ceremony
Sarah Naseem | Staff Correspondent TBT | BSS F11/3 December 22, 2014 Islamabad: The investiture of the student council 2015 was held on December 8, 2014. Parents had also been invited to the ceremony that began with a motivational speech by Mrs Saleem, the headmistress. She emphasised the impor...
Investiture Ceremony
Attika Malik| Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse PWD December 18, 2014 Islamabad: Beaconhouse PWD branch held its investiture ceremony on Friday December 05, 2014. The ceremony began with the recitation followed by the Head's speech. BSS alumni were also invited. They awarded sashes to the ne...
A Day in the Animal Kingdom
Attika Malik| Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse PWD December 18, 2014 Islamabad: Beaconhouse PWD Branch arranged a trip to the zoo for The Early Years on December 3, 2014. The children enjoyed the pleasant weather as they observed the animals, and afterwards enjoyed the rides. It was a day f...
Reading Week
Saba Imran | Staff Correspondent TBT | Primary F-11/1 December 12, 2014 Islamabad: Primary F-11/1 celebrated Reading week starting November 24, 2014 which was packed with exciting, fun-filled activities for its young readers. Students made book covers, bookmarks and wrote reviews of books which ...
Recycling Project Competition
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI, F-10/4-I December 11, 2014 Islamabad: An exciting Recycling Project Competition was held at Beaconhouse Kindergarten F-10/4-I on December 1, 2014. Parents of Pre-Nursery, Nursery and Kindergarten participated with their children and used recycled mat...
Poetic Prowess
Ammara Ahmed| Staff Correspondent TBT | BSS Jhelum December 10, 2014 Islamabad: An interschool O Level Bait Baazi competition was held on November 25-26 at Beaconhouse Margalla Campus Islamabad (BMI). Two teams from BSS Jhelum participated and impressed the judges and audience with their choice...
Environment Week
Shumaila Qureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Margalla Campus December 10, 2014 Islamabad: Environment week took place in BMI-G from November 23-28 to raise awareness about pollution. An orientation session was held in which students were shown a documentary on the environment. Class...
Bait Bazi at BMI
Shumaila Qureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Margalla Campus December 10, 2014 Islamabad: BMI-G held Bait Bazi to stress the importance of the national language. Various schools from BSS Northern Region participated in the competition which took place on November 25-26, 2014. The f...
Advertisement Designing Competition
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-7/3 Primary December 9, 2014 Islamabad: Primary F-7/3 held an Urdu advertisement-making competition on November 14, 2014. Students of Class V designed creative banners and brochures to advertise for famous Urdu dramas. The competition aimed at teaching ...
Grandparents Day
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I December 9, 2014 Islamabad: BKI F-10/4-1 welcomed students’ grandparents to school on November 27, 2014 as they were celebrating Grand Parents Day. The grandparents were taken to classrooms where they conducted activities such as reading out...
Parties and Picnics
Attika Malik | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse PWD December 9, 2014 Islamabad: Parties and picnics is one of the topics being studied by Class I. Instead of a simple and mundane lesson, the teachers conducted it by setting up a party and picnic for the students on November 27, 2014. The st...
Poetry Recitation Competition
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | F- 7/3 Primary Islamabad December 9, 2014 Islamabad: A poetry recitation competition was held at Primary F-7/3 for Class IV on November 21, 2014. The two categories were solo and group performances. Parents were invited to attend, and teachers from the ne...
Children’s Day Celebrations
Zubia Akbar | Staff Correspondent TBT | Margalla Campus December 8, 2014 Islamabad: The IB Team at BMI celebrated the Universal Children’s Day on November 24, 2014. The team painted beautiful paintings for Saya School for the underprivileged, run by Ms Asma. The IB team was joined by Princip...
Why the Sky is Far Away
Attika Malik | Staff Correspondent TBT| Beaconhouse PWD December 4, 2014 Islamabad: Natural resources should not be wasted. Based on this theme, Class I performed a role-play on November 20, 2014. It was entitled “Why the Sky is far away” and based on an African folktale. ...
Assembly Presentation on Global Warming
Attika Malik | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse PWD December 4, 2014 Islamabad: In order to spread awareness and emphasise the importance of saving mother earth, Class III made a presentation on global warming on November 24. They sang a song to spread the message of ‘going green’. ...
Buraq Space Camp
Minhas Roshan Ali | Staff Correspondent TBT | PECHS Campus O Level December 2, 2014 Karachi: Moiyyad Sufi, an O Level student at Beaconhouse PECHS Campus, has been selected for the 11th Buraq Space Camp. Buraq Camp was established in 1993. It is now a renowned national platform for highly motiv...
World Space Week 2014
Sarah Imam | Staff Correspondent TBT | SBGR December 1, 2014 Islamabad: The year 2014 was augmented with several new events in order to create the awareness among the students, teachers and the general public about the peaceful uses of space science, technology and applications especially under...
Going Green with Greenstop 2014
Haider Sohail| Student Correspondent | Margalla Campus, Boys Branch December 1, 2014 Islamabad: Greenstop 2014 took place on November 11-12 at Beaconhouse Margalla Islamabad. The event had a huge turnout of participants wanting to engage in the various activities that Greenstop had to offer, suc...
Science Trivia
Saadullah Babar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI-A December 1, 2014 Islamabad: Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Science societies at BMI-A joined forces to stage BMI’s first ever Science Trivia on November 17, 2014. It was a two-day event that consisted of four rounds. A total of 15 teams, each...
Saud Afzal Shafi, the Word Wiz
Nadir Aziz | Staff Correspondent TBT | Gujrat Campus December 1, 2014 Gujrat: Beaconhouse School System Gujrat’s wonder boy Saud Afzal Shafi of Class X-Cambridge became the DAWN National Champion of year 2014. The championship was held on November 18, 2014 at Islamabad Club, Islamabad. This wa...
Intra-Group Urdu Storytelling Competition
Sahrish Hina | Staff Correspondent TBT| Beaconhouse Civil Lines Rawalpindi December 1, 2014 Rawalpindi: BSS Civil Lines Branch hosted the Intra-Group Urdu Storytelling Competition organised by School Group II on November 18, 2014. Nine branches with three participants each participated from the no...
Green Stop Event 2014
Salman Tariq | Staff Correspondent TBT | BSTR – Boys’ Branch November 27, 2014 Rawalpindi: The Beaconhouse Margalla Campus, Islamabad (BMI) hosted its annual Green Stop Event on November 12 and 13, 2014. Students from different branches including Beaconhouse Satellite Town participated in th...
Edequal Math Challenge
Mehnaz Sarfraz | Staff Correspondent TBT | Jubilee Campus November 26, 2014 Karachi: The Mathematics team of Beaconhouse Jubilee Campus has ventured into another phase of the challenging journey of the Edequal Math Challenge held at Karachi Grammar School on November 10, 2014. Taha Mehmood a...
Exploring the Letters ‘S’ and ‘A’
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI, F-10/4-I November 26, 2014 Islamabad: Pre-Nursery students dedicated a day to reinforce the letters ‘s’ and ‘a’ on November 7, 2014. The teachers put up two houses labeled “Letter S” and “Letter A” and students sorted real and pretend ...
Parent-Teacher Meeting
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI, F-10/4-I November 26, 2014 Islamabad: BKI F10/4 held the first parent-teacher meeting for the academic year 2014-2015 on November 7, 2014. Parents were given time slots to meet the teachers in person and discuss their children’s progress. Parents lo...
DAWN Spelling Bee
Nadir Aziz| Staff Correspondent TBT | Gujrat November 26, 2014 Gujrat: BSS Gujrat’s Saud Afzal Shafi of Class X-Cambridge continued his magic with words in the Regional Championship of the DAWN Spelling Bee Competition in Lahore on November 1, 2014. He reached the top 30 students in the Regi...
IBDP Core Presentations
Zubia Akbar| Staff Correspondent TBT| Margalla Campus November 26, 2014 Islamabad: IB Workshops at BMI continue with more insight into the core of the IB programme. This time it was the IB Core teachers, Ms Raphida Shabir, Ms Aweza Nabeel and Ms Zubia Akbar, who presented on Creativity Action a...
Making Us Proud
Beenish Ahmad | Staff Correspondent TBT | BSS Gulraiz Primary Branch November 21, 2014 Rawalpindi: An intra-group poetry competition was held in Islamabad on October 29, 2014. Three groups of 12 students each from Classes III, IV and V participated in the competition. Endless trainings and hard ...
Beaconhouse’s 39th Birthday
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | F- 7/3 Primary Islamabad November 21, 2014 Islamabad: Primary F-7/3 celebrated 39th birthday of the Beaconhouse School System on November 6, 2014. The day began with a presentation in which Class IV and V students shared their views on the norms and values...
Getting Messy with Colours
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT |BKI F-10/4-I November 20, 2014 Islamabad: Pre-Nurseries at BKI F-10/4-I organised a colourful event titled “Getting messy with colours” on November 5. Students were asked to come dressed up as artists wearing old and used clothes. They engaged in variou...
Spelling Bee
Farasat Ilyas | Staff Correspondent TBT | BSTR-G November 20, 2014 Rawalpindi: Two teams comprising of six students from BSTR-G partook in the Spelling Bee held at the Islamabad Club on November 4, 2014. The students performed well in the competition by spelling all the words right and standing...
Applying Physics
Kiran Imran | Staff Correspondent TBT | Valencia Town November 20, 2014 Lahore: Intel organized an International Scie nce and Engineering Fair (ISEF) on November 5, 2014, following the 10-year-old company tradition at Shaukat Khanum Cancer Memorial Hospital and Research Centre. Students from diff...
Blood Donation Camp
Ahmad Ali Naqvi | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI November 19, 2014 Islamabad: The Community Services Society at Beaconhouse Margalla Islamabad A levels Branch arranged a blood donation camp on November 7, 2014 in collaboration with the Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS). A large number of stud...
Solo Singing Competition
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I November 18, 2014 Islamabad: BKI F10/4 (1) arranged a solo singing competition in the school premises on October 31, 2014. The Pre-Nursery competition was held class-wise and they were judged by the Headmistress, Mrs Mehwish Ali Shigri. For st...
Welcome Party 2014
Ahmed Ali Naqvi | Student Correspondent | BMI-A November 14, 2014 Islamabad: BMI, A Levels warmly welcomed freshmen on October 25 with a grand welcome party that was attended enthusiastically by students from both AS and A2. The alluring evening saw the students of BMI-A dressed up in crisp suit...
Fun with Colours
Mahwish Bashir | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI I-8 November 14, 2014 Islamabad: Children of Kindergarten BKI I-8 had bundles of fun with colors on October 24.The students were attractively dressed in different colours according to their themes. The theme for Pre-Nursery was “Tinker bell” (...
Trip to Lok Virsa
Saadullah Babar | Student Correspondent | BMI-A November 13, 2014 Islamabad: BMI-A’s Art Society arranged a trip for AS and A2 art students to a prominent artist’s art studio at Lok Virsa on October 23, 2014. Artist Hanif Khan, who is a specialist in watercolor techniques, held a workshop ...
Student Council Election
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-7/3 Primary November 13, 2014 Islamabad: The annual Student Council elections at F-7/3 Primary were held on October 27, 2014. The candidates had four days to carry out their campaign. They were carefully scrutinised based on their academic and co-curric...
Trip to Murree
Abdullah Nadeem | Student Correspondent | Sargodha Main Campus November 13, 2014 Sargodha: The school organised a trip to Murree for Class XI-Cambridge starting October 25. The students had a very enjoyable lunch arranged by the accompanying staff. The students were awed by the scenic beauty wi...
Oath-taking Ceremony 2014
Saba Arbab | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI-A November 13, 2014 Islamabad: Beaconhouse Margalla Islamabad proudly revealed its Student Council for the ongoing academic year in a spectacular ceremony held on October 14, which was attended by the parents as well as honored personalities. These inc...
Library Open Day
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI, F-10/4-I November 12, 2014 Islamabad: BKI F10/4-1 held a "Library Open Day" in their brand new library for the parents and guests on October 24, 2014. Librarians introduced themselves to the parents, who were happy to visit the new library and get books ...
ELE Refresher Session
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I November 12, 2014 Islamabad: In line with our HEX programme (an in-house professional development of teachers) and the ELE initiative (The Enhanced Learning Environment), BKI, F-10/4-I organised a refresher session on the ELE programme for learnin...
2nd Round of Orientation
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI, F-10/4-I November 12, 2014 Islamabad: BKI F10/4-1 held the second round of the orientation session for the parents of Pre-Nursery and Nursery students on October 23, 2014. Parents who missed the first session were invited to attend. Our presenter, Mrs Eru...
Extravaganza
Amina Meraj | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI November 12, 2014 Islamabad: Beaconhouse Margalla Islamabad celebrated Halloween and Eid on October 17, 2014. The Annual Talent Hunt Show was also held on the same day that turned out to be full of fun, games and music. For the Halloween, students did...
Investiture Ceremony
Sahrish Hina | Staff Correspondent TBT | BCLR November 12, 2014 Rawalpindi: Students of Beaconhouse Civil Lines branch took the pledge of honour on October 29, 2014. Institute of Science and Technology Islamabad Aeronautic sand Astronautic Head of Department Dr Professor Abid Ali was the chief guest...
First Parent-Teacher Meeting (Early Years)
Mahwish Bashir | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI I-8 November 11, 2014 Islamabad: The first Parent-Teacher Meeting of the session 2014-2015 was organised on October 18 to discuss the development of students. BKI I-8 considers Parent-Teacher Meetings to be vital as regular communication between teacher...
Celebrating Chemistry through Molympics
Amina Meraj | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI November 7, 2014 Islamabad: Beaconhouse Margalla Campus, Boys Branch held Molympics on October 23, 2014. It was a chemistry-related event arranged by Zainab Shah as her IB pre-diploma project under the guidance of Ms Bushra Jamal. The idea of Moly...
Skype Session
Saman Saleem | Staff Correspondent TBT | PECHS Primary-III November 5, 2014 Karachi: PECHS Primary-III Class IV students had a Skype session with the Class IV students at F-11 Islamabad branch on October 16, 2014 regarding a lesson titled Garmi, in Urdu reader. They discussed weather changes in the...
Global Dignity Day
Aniqa Humayun | Staff Correspondent TBT | Allama Iqbal Town Campus November 14, 2014 Lahore: BSS Allama Iqbal Town Campus celebrated Global Dignity Day on October 15, 2014 with great enthusiasm. The students expressed their creativity in the form of colourful posters which depicted the univ...
Oath-Taking Ceremony
Shumaila Qureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI October 29, 2014 Islamabad: The Student Council for the year 2014-15 has been selected and the oath-taking ceremony was held at BMI-G on October 10, 2014. The chief guest was Executive Director North Mr Nasir Kasuri. School Group Head Mrs Ayesha S...
Investiture Ceremony
Amina Meraj| Staff Correspondent TBT| Margalla Campus, Boys Branch October 29, 2014 Islamabad: The investiture ceremony of the newly-elected student council consisting of 46 students was held on October 10, 2014 in the top hall at Margalla Campus. The chief guest of this event was Executive Directo...
Teacher’s Day Celebrations
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I October 28, 2014 Islamabad: BKI F10/4-I celebrated Teacher's Day on October 9, 2014. Students spoke about their feelings about their teachers and acknowledged their teachers’ efforts. They sang songs and made their teachers feel really special....
Workshops
ErumRizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI, F-10/4-I October 28, 2014 Islamabad: BKI F-10/4-I is continuously engaged in in-house professional development of its teachers via trainings and mentoring. Headmistress Mrs Mehwish Ali Shigri organised and conducted two workshops on the role and responsib...
Farewell Party
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I October 28, 2014 Islamabad: BKI F10/4-1 held a farewell party on October 10, 2014 for its senior teacher, Mrs Yasmin Munir, who had been with BSS for 22 years. The management acknowledged her commitment to the BSS system, her love for her profess...
Eid ul Azha Party
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT |BKI F-10/4-I October 28, 2014 Islamabad: BKI F10 / 4 - 1 celebrated an Eid ul Azha Party in school on October 10, 2014. Students came to school wearing beautiful Eid clothes and enjoyed playing musical chairs, singing songs, dancing and having party food. ...
Teaming-up for the Future
Zubia Akbar| Staff Correspondent TBT| Margalla Campus October 28, 2014 Islamabad: Workshops and presentations have often proven to be effective in facilitating informed decision-making about teaching practices. To this end, another set of workshops was conducted by the IB team at BMI on the Oct...
Teachers’ Day Celebrations
Amina Meraj | Staff Correspondent TBT| Margalla Campus, Boys Branch October 23, 2014 Islamabad: Teachers’ day was celebrated at Margalla Campus, Boys Branch with great enthusiasm on October 3. A special assembly was conducted to pay tribute to the teachers; this event was also attended by Mr...
Welcome Party 2014
Falak Sher | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Educational Complex (A'Level) October 23, 2014 Islamabad: The students of A2 organised a colorful party to welcome the new batch of AS students. The theme of masquerade was chosen to keep the students entertained. The senior batch had prepared ...
Wall-climbing Competition
Rizwana Zahid | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Educational Complex October 23, 2014 Islamabad: 5 boys of BEC and 10 girls of BEC participated in the wall-climbing competition held at Ibex, Lake View Park Islamabad on September 26, 2014. The event started at 3:00pm, and there were two rou...
Election Fever 2014
Amina Meraj| Staff Correspondent TBT| Margalla Campus, Boys Branch October 20, 2014 Islamabad: Elections for the Head Boy of Margalla Campus Boys Branch were held on September 30, 2014. Afnan Arshad was selected as the Head Boy and Ahmed Nadeem as the Deputy Head Boy. The selection process had s...
Green Consumer Day
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | F- 7/3 Primary October 17, 2014 Islamabad: Green consumer day was celebrated on September 30 with enthusiastic mothers to highlight the significance and importance of the three ‘Rs’ (Reduce, reuse & recycle). Volunteer mothers were requested to use their ...
Curriculum Orientation
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-7/3 Primary October 17, 2014 Islamabad: The curriculum orientation meetings of F-7/3 Primary were held on September 23 and 25. The aims and objectives of the curricula of different subjects were presented to the parents with a brief insight of assessme...
Art At Its Best
Ammara Ahmed | Staff Correspondnent TBT | BSS Jhelum October 16, 2014 Jhelum: Aisha Khan and Zermina Akbar of A-II participated in an art competition arranged by the Little Art, Lahore in early February this year. A total o f4,000 students from all over the country took part in the competition...
Time Management and ICT Resources Workshop
Zubia Akbar| Staff Correspondent TBT| Margalla Campus IB October 15, 2014 Islamabad: Workshops at BMI continue as the IB team forges ahead, preparing themselves for the upcoming IB Diploma Programme (DP) in 2015. On September 23, 2014 Sanam Wasif and Sameera Rizwan conducted a workshop to educ...
Orientation Session
Aleena Imran| Staff Correspondent TBT | BPI F-7/1 October 15, 2014 Islamabad: Parents play an important role in their child’s learning process. For this reason, orientation sessions were held at BPI F-7/1 for students of Class II and III on September 19, 2014. The objective of these sessions...
International Peace Day Celebration
Aleena Imran| Staff Correspondent TBT | BPI F-7/1 October 15, 2014 Islamabad: September 21st is known around the world as International Peace Day or World Peace Day. It is a day dedicated to the absence of war and harmony among people. International Peace Day was celebrated at BPI F-7/1 on ...
New Beginnings: Orientation 2014-2015
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT |BKI, F-10/4-I October 14, 2014 Islamabad: BKI F10/4-I arranged an orientation session on September 22, 2014, for the new academic year 2014-2015 for all new and returning parents. The session focussed on the curriculum at all three levels, Pre-Nursery, Nur...
Energy and Water Awareness Day
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I October 13, 2014 Islamabad: BKI F-10/4-I held a special morning assembly presentation on the topic "Energy and Water Awareness" in line with Energy Awareness and Water Conservation Week that is being celebrated in school. KG students gave short s...
Protecting the Ozone Layer Together
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | F- 7/3 Primary Islamabad October 1, 2014 Islamabad: F-7/3 Primary celebrated International Ozone Day 2014 on September 19th by holding a poster-making classroom activity. Teachers held informative discussions on ozone depletion and brainstormed about ways...
Orientation Day for Class VI
Amina Meraj| Staff Correspondent TBT| Margalla Campus, Boys Branch September 29, 2014 Islamabad: Concerned parents want to know what lies ahead of their children, especially when their children are transitioning from Primary level to Middle School. To address these concerns, an orientation sess...
Welcome Party at BKI F-10/4-1
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent | BKI, F-10/4-I September 23, 2014 Islamabad: BKI F-10/4-I held the first school event for the academic year 2014-2015 on September 9, 2014. Students from all three levels – Pre-Nursery, Nursery and Kindergarten – came to the Welcome Party wearing colourful clo...
Summer Vacation Project Display
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-1 September 23, 2014 Islamabad: BKI F10/4-I arranged a summer vacation project display in the school premises. Nursery and Kindergarten students presented creative 3D projects that they had made during their summer holidays. Parents were invite...
DRONE TECHNOLOGY
M Anees Rehman Mian | A2-B | BCCD Karachi Raja Sabri Khan came to BCCD, and spoke of how he came to building drones, after trying his hand unsuccessfully at fashion photography, making CDs and microwaves. Today, he is the CEO of D.A.R.E (Design. Assemble. Research. Explore), where he works with a ...
International Kangaroo Mathematics
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | F- 7/3 Primary September 18, 2014 Islamabad: Students of Primary F-7/3 clinched two top positions in the International Kangaroo Mathematics Contest 2014. Both Jibreel Hamed Rana of V-G and Muhammed Shahmeer Shehzad of V-B came first among 751 students in...
BMIDC
Shumaila Qureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Margalla Campus, Islamabad September 12, 2014 Islamabad: The Debating Society of Beaconhouse Margalla Islamabad broke all the barriers of monotony set up by educational institutions organising Model United Nations around the globe, and launch...
Back With a Bang!
Saba Imran | Staff Correspondent TBT | Primary F-11/1 September 09, 2014 Islamabad: It was a shiny morning in Primary F-11/1 on September 3 when smiling faces entered the premises. Their arrival signified the beginning of the new academic session. After the introductory morning assembly, studen...
BMI IB Working on Presentations
Zubia Akbar| Staff Correspondent TBT| BMI-B September 02, 2014 Islamabad: The BMI IB team conducted yet another set of presentations, workshops and training sessions. This week, BMI IB team conducted three workshops namely, a workshop on Work Place Ethics on August 27, International Mindedness on...
Young Democrats
Zubia Akbar| Staff Correspondent TBT| BMI-B August 12, 2014 Islamabad: The four-day Beaconhouse Margalla Islamabad Diplomats Conference concluded on August 8. All leading private schools, including Roots, Cadet College Hassanabdal and various Beaconhouse branches from Rawalpindi and Islamabad part...
Community Service
Zubia Akbar| Staff Correspondent TBT | Margalla Campus Boys Branch July 25, 2014 Islamabad: The closing ceremony of the yearly Summer Camp for underprivileged children was held at BMI-B on July 4. The programme was attended by Regional Academic Head Ms Rahat Agha, Principal BMI Cdr (r) Asif Majeed...
IB Orientation
Zubia Akbar| Staff Correspondent TBT| Margalla Campus Boys Branch July 16, 2014 Islamabad: BMI Islamabad held the first-ever orientation session with parents on June 26 for the upcoming International Baccalaureate programme. The session started with the recitation of the Holy Quran. ED North...
Workshop on Leadership
Zubia Akbar| Staff Correspondent TBT| Margalla Campus Boys Branch July 16, 2014 Islamabad: The BMI IB team attended a workshop on leadership conducted by Principal Cdre (r) Asif Majeed Butt on July 3. Various aspects of leadership were discussed. The workshop was enlivened by a number of activit...
Happy Moments
Shumaila Qureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI-G June 20, 2014 Islamabad: BMI-G arranged a small get together for its teachers on June 15 to acknowledge the efforts and hard work they put in throughout the year. A high tea was arranged in heir honour. Sir Javaid Niazi entertained all with his...
IB Training Begins
Zubia Akbar| Staff Correspondent TBT | Margalla Campus Boys Branch June 19, 2014 Islamabad: The first-ever IB team of the northern region had its first day of training at the Margalla campus on June 16. BMI’s IB team consisting of 11 members is going to undergo a rigorous online training for ...
Fun Week
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I June 03, 2014 Islamabad: BKI F-10/4-I closed the academic year with a full action-packed week from May 27 to May 30. Various exciting activities were arranged for the students. Those included Art Attack Day, Super Costume Day along with movie ti...
Teacher Training
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I June 03, 2014 Islamabad: The professional development of all teachers via teacher training as part of the HEX Programme continues at BKI F-10/4-I. Staff of BKI F-10/4-I said good bye to the HEX activities for 2013-2014 with great enthusiasm on M...
Quiz at BMI-B
Zubia Akbar| Staff Correspondent TBT| Margalla Campus Boys Branch May 26, 2014 Islamabad: A quiz was held among students of all sections of Class VI at BMI-B on May 16. It started with the recitation of the holy Quran by Hamid Sajjad, followed by translation by Hamza Waseem. Each competing team c...
Mother’s Day
Zubia Akbar| Staff Correspondent TBT| Margalla Campus Boys Branch May 26, 2014 Islamabad: Mother's Day was celebrated at BMI-B on May 16 to honour all mothers and express gratitude to them for the hardships they bear in bringing up their children. BMI-B students held a special event that began with ...
Mother’s Day Celebrations
Mahwish Bashir | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI I-8 May 21, 2014 Islamabad: BKI I-8 celebrated Mother’s Day on May 9. Students from Pre-Nursery to KG made gifts such as cards, bangles, rings etc, for their mothers. Overall, the day was full of fun for the students. ...
Mothers Are a Blessing
Shumaila Qureshi |Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Margalla Campus May 16, 2014 Islamabad: To acknowledge all mothers’ efforts, a special assembly was arranged at BMI-G on May 9. Class VIII’s Naqsh-e-Zafar and Class VII’s Eesha Aziz recited poems while Class IX performed a mime on how...
Trip to the Zoo
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I May 15, 2014 Islamabad: On May 8, BKI F-10/4-I arranged an exciting excursion for all Pre-Nursery students to Murghazar Zoo, along with teachers and accompanying staff. The children were very excited throughout the visit and learned a great deal a...
Salute to the Pakistan Army
Shumaila Qureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | BSS Margalla Campus May 08, 2014 Islamabad: BMI-G arranged a special event on April 30 to pay homage to the sacrifices of the Pakistan Army. Students of Class VI performed mimes and tableaus. The students also performed skits to show how the soldiers le...
Inter-Branch Debates
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-7/3 Primary May 08, 2014 Islamabad: F-7/3 Primary held an Inter-Branch Debate Competition on May 2, with their neighbouring branch F-7/2. Aiza Humayun and Jibreel Hamed of Class V conducted the event. Students spoke in favour of and against three different...
Well done Shaista!
May 07, 2014 Islamabad: Shaista Madad of Beaconhouse Margalla Campus has been accepted for an undergraduate programme in biological sciences at the University of Cambridge. She has also been awarded the university’s prestigious 800th Anniversary Scholarship. This scholarship will cover 100 per cen...
Tremendous Triumph
Mohsin Nazir | Staff Correspondent TBT | Kindergarten Kakul May 07, 2014 Abbottabad: Fatima Adil of Class II made the school proud by winning the first position in a drawing contest held by Toyota Motors at the Marriot Hotel Islamabad on April 22. The theme of the contest was ‘my dream car’. ...
Writing A Diary
Attika Malik| Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse PWD May 02, 2014 Islamabad: Diaries are a wonderful way to keep track of one’s life and also of holding onto memories. As an English exercise a diary-writing activity was arranged for the students of Class I on April 25. The students wrote about ...
A Trip to the Grocery Store
Attika Malik| Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse PWD May 02, 2014 Islamabad: In relation to a lesson in their reader, Beaconhouse Pwd arranged for Pre-Nursery to visit the grocery store on April 24. Students enjoyed shopping. They picked things of their own choice and at the end cleared their b...
Student Gets To Teach
Saba Arbab | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI-A April 30, 2014 Islamabad: Faizan Tariq, one of the brightest students of the BMI-A 2013 batch, was provided with an opportunity to teach at the school as an intern for the second half of the school year. Having attained As in all Science subjects, it was...
Arty Stuff
Zubia Akbar| Staff Correspondent TBT| Margalla Campus Boys Branch. April 30, 2014 Islamabad: Our painting maestros did us proud once again. On April 23, 2014, results of the International Arts Competition 2014 arranged by Pakistan Competition Authority were announced. The theme of the competition w...
Farewell ’14
Shafaq Ashraf | Head Correspondent TBT | BMI-A April 29, 2014 Islamabad: BMI-A bid farewell to the A level class of 2014 on April 18, 2014. Students took a trip down memory lane via means of videos that recounted their memorable time at BMI. A special video was also prepared by the teachers. Souv...
Mementos and Valediction
Zubia Akbar| Staff Correspondent TBT| Margalla Campus Boys Branch April 29, 2014 Islamabad: Class XI attended their last assembly at BMI-B on April 23, 2014. As per BMI-B traditions, the outgoing batch was presented with souvenirs. This time round they were given caps in the trademark Beaconhouse co...
Bain-ul-Kuliyati Muqabla–e-Fehmul Kalam
Attika Malik|TBT Correspondent| Beaconhouse PWD April 29, 2014 Islamabad: Beaconhouse PWD hosted an event on April 17 with an aim to promoting the importance of our national language. The event was titled “Bain-ul-Kuliyati Muqabla–e-Fehmul Kalam”. Four BSS branches, BSS M, BSS N, BAC a...
Spring fiesta
MahwishBashir | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI I-8 April 29, 2014 Islamabad: Spring was welcomed by BKI I-8 Islamabad with the holding of an event for the students of Pre-Nursery to Class III on April 19, 2014. Various rides and food stalls were set up across the campus. A magic show was also held...
The National Table Tennis Champion
Shumaila Qureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | Margalla Campus April 22, 2014 Islamabad: Beaconhouse Margalla Campus Girls Branch is fortunate to have talented staff who are experts in their field. Physical Training Teacher Raheela Kashif has been playing table tennis for the last 25 years, and to d...
Bear’s Bash
Attika Malik | Staff Correspondent TBT | PWD Campus April 21, 2014 Islamabad: In relation with Urdu reader Shararat Bharay Tohfay, Class I pupils celebrated Bhaloo Ki Salghira. They celebrated the birthday of a big bear in the class with excitement. They also brought gifts for the bear. Refreshmen...
Morning Assembly
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Campus April 18, 2014 Islamabad: Classes Pre-Nursery, Nursery and KG presented morning assemblies on different topics. The school and the parents appreciated the efforts made by the students and their teachers for these assemblies. ...
A Visit by the Dentist
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Campus April 18, 2014 Islamabad: BKI F-10/4-I Campus arranged a visit by Dentist Dr Zainab from KRL Hospital. She visited the classrooms and talked about keeping the teeth healthy and clean. She also talked about healthy food and hygiene. Stude...
Fun and Frolic
Zubia Akbar | Staff Correspondent TBT | Margalla Campus Boys April 17, 2014 Islamabad: BMI–B celebrated an extended Spring Festival on April 11 with the traditional splendour. The festival comprised a Pet Show, Regional Art Competition, BMI-B Arts and Crafts and Design Club Exhibition and a Food ...
Farewell Dinner
Zubia Akbar | Staff Correspondent TBT | Margalla Campus Boys April 16, 2014 Islamabad: Farewell Dinner 2013-14 was organised at BMI-B by X graders. It was a graceful event and the students, clad in dark suits, looked stunningly handsome. Head Boy Huzaifa Saeed extended thanks on behalf of all t...
Orientation Session
Zubia Akbar | Staff Correspondent TBT | Margalla Campus Boys April 16, 2014 Islamabad: BMI-B held an orientation session for the parents of Class VIII students to acquaint parents about different subject choices offered by BMI-B for O Levels. The session started with the recitation of the Holy Q...
Cultural Diversity
Shumaila Qureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Margalla Campus April 16, 2014 Islamabad: Beaconhouse Margalla Campus Girls arranged a Culture Diversity Day to create awareness among the students about different cultures and their traditions. Students from Grades VIII and IX presented cultu...
Karaoke
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | F- 7/3 Primary Campus April 02, 2014 Islamabad: Primary F-7/3 Campus organised Karaoke for the parents, students and teachers. Students from each section of Grade IV and V gave soulful performances. Parents were impressed by the school efforts and childre...
Winning accolades
Zaeem Yaqoob Khan | Director Student Affairs and External Relations | BNU March 27, 2014 Lahore: Dr Tariq Rahman, Dean of School of Education at Beaconhouse National University has received Sitara-e-Imtiaz in recognition of his contributions in the field of literature. The award was conferred on the...
CIE Success
Zubia Akbar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Boys March 19, 2014 Islamabad: BSS Northern Region maintained its tradition of achieving outstanding results in the Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) and BMI Boys' Branch stood out by achieving six world distinctions and seven regional distinction...
Urdu Speeches
Shumaila Qureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Margalla Campus March 14, 2014 Islamabad: An Urdu Speech Contest was held at BMI-G for students of all classes. From Class IX, Hooria Yaqoob was first, Mariam Aamir was second and Rabia Ansar clinched the third position. The topic of their ...
Knowledge Quiz
Shumaila Qureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Margalla Campus March 14, 2014 Islamabad: An International General Knowledge Quiz was conducted at Beaconhouse Margalla Girls' Branch for Grades VI to VIII. The preliminary round was conducted two days earlier in all sections. The final quiz c...
Health Summit
Shumaila Qureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Margalla Campus March 14, 2014 Islamabad: Beaconhouse Margalla Girls' Branch invited a team of 35 doctors from the Health Services Academy to its Youth Health Awareness Summit to create awareness about health issues. The doctors gave intro...
An Upbeat Gathering
Shumaila Qureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Margalla Girls' Campus March 14, 2014 Islamabad: BMI-G arranged a Sahara UK concert for the students to give them a chance to relax and enjoy a break from their studies. Sahara UK is a Punjabi group, known worldwide for their upbeat music....
On the Rise
Nojia Asim | Staff Correspondent TBT | Peshawar Road Senior Boys March 13, 2014 Rawalpindi: Peshawar Road Senior Boys' Branch was among the top three contestants in the Nature Carnival organised by WWF at F-9 Park, Islamabad on March 2. The themes of the carnival were 'Healthy Hygienic Environment'...
Confident Speakers
Shumaila Qureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Margalla Campus March 12, 2014 Islamabad: Beaconhouse Margalla Campus Girls' Branch arranged an English debate competition and students were given ample time to prepare. For Grade VI to IX, it was a speech contest and for grade X and XI, it wa...
Eco Adventure
Shehla Asif | Staff Correspondent TBT | Primary F-7/2 Campus March 5, 2014 Islamabad: An adventurous and fun-filled activity was held for Class IV in collaboration with WWF on January 24. Students were taken to Trail 5 Margalla Hills and were grouped after the names of wild animals. Various inter...
Annual Prize Distribution
Shumaila Qureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Margalla Campus March 5, 2014 Islamabad: Annual Prize Distribution is an important event at BMI-G as it boosts morale, encourages the high achievers and motivates the rest of the students. This day was celebrated with enthusiasm in the presenc...
Teachers' Achievements
Shumaila Qureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Margalla Campus March 3, 2014 Islamabad: Hundreds of teachers were awarded honorary certificates for their students' great results in a ceremony held at BMI. Executive Director North Mr Nassir Kasuri congratulated all the teachers for their ac...
Milad
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I February 25, 2014 Islamabad:  The school arranged a Mehfil-e-Milad on February 11. The girls, wearing red and white, and the boys, in green and white, recited Naat and Hamd. Mothers appreciated the efforts of the young ones who made this a suc...
Meet the Parents
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Campus February 25, 2014 Islamabad: At the 2nd Parent-Teacher Meeting, the parents were invited to the school to meet class teachers and music/sports/art teachers and discussed their children's 1st term report card and progress. Parents were als...
Painting Maestros
Zubia Akbar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Boys February 20, 2014 Islamabad: The students of BMI Boys made us proud yet again by bagging a number of prizes in the International Children’s Painting and Essay Writing Competition 2013 organised by the HR Consultants Association. Ahmed Zulfiqar K...
Scholastic Competition
Farasat Ilyas | Staff Correspondent TBT | BSTR Girls February 20, 2014 Rawalpindi: Satellite Town Girls’ Branch students took part in the Shifa Inter-school Scholastic Tournament alongside prestigious colleges and universities from the twin cities. The event was organised by Shifa Medical Universi...
Zoo Trip
Mahwish Bashir | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI I-8 Campus February 17, 2014 Islamabad: The students of BKI I-8 were taken to the zoo for their field trip, which they enjoyed immensely. As they entered the zoo, the children got really excited to see the ducks wandering around. They saw animals wit...
Hope Gala
Zubia Akbar | Staff Correspondent TBT | Margalla Campus Boys' Branch February 17, 2014 Islamabad: It is believed that there is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up. Following the same thought Beaconhouse Margalla Campus Boys' Branch hosted Hope Gala 2014. Underpr...
A Spiritual Gathering
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-7/3 Primary February 14, 2014 Islamabad: F-7/3 Primary Branch held a glorious Milad on January 31 to mark the birthday of the Holy Prophet (PBUH). Teachers and students were elegantly dressed and the students’ mothers and grandmothers were also invit...
Debating Success
Fahad Ali Khan | Staff Correspondent TBT | FC Campus February 13, 2014 Peshawar: FC A Level Campus hosted the Debating Championship 2014 and various schools and colleges were invited to take part in the well-organised event. Teams from Islamia Collegiate School, Beaconhouse Jamrud Campus, Beaconh...
Spelling Skills
Bushra Areeb Fatimah | Staff Correspondent TBT | Harley Street Campus February 10, 2014 Rawalpindi: BSS E-11 Campus, Islamabad arranged an interesting competition spelling competition for Class III, IV and V students of various branches. The contest comprised of three rounds i.e. Fish Bowl, Jumbled...
Hubs of Excellence
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Campus February 07, 2014 Islamabad: BKI F10/4-I takes pride in training its teachers within the Hubs of Excellence in-house teachers' training programme. Advance Skilled Teachers (ASTs) from within the school have been selected on the basis of ...
A Busy Day
Shumaila Qureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Margalla Campus February 07, 2014 Islamabad: On January 24, Beaconhouse Margalla Campus Girls' Branch (BMI-G) organised their Annual Club Day. All students from Grades VI to XI worked diligently to make this day a success. A large number of pa...
Eco Adventure
Faiza Zia | Staff Correspondent TBT | Peshawar Road Senior Girls February 06, 2014 Rawalpindi: WWF organised an ECO Adventure activity on January 29 designed exclusively for the Green Students of Peshawar Road Senior Girls' Campus. The students were taken to Trail V, Dara Jungla, Margalla Hills Nat...
Olympian Efforts
Saleh Saqib Fazal | Student Correspondent TBT | BMI A Levels January 31, 2014 Islamabad: Red bricks, a lush green football field, an indoor sports arena and a paved-to-perfection cricket pitch paint the picture of this campus. However, these architectural models are incomplete without sportspersons...
Young Success
Saba Arbab | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI A Level Campus January 30, 2014 Islamabad: Team Impresario from Beaconhouse Margalla Campus stood 3rd in the Young Leaders Entrepreneurs Summit, held during the first week of January. The team members were: Waleed Ahsan, Jannat Mobeen, Areeba saeed and Uza...
A Blessed Day
Shumaila Qureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Girls January 28, 2014 Islamabad: A ceremony was held at BMI Girls on the occasion of Eid Milad-un-Nabi to honour the birth of the Holy Prophet (PBUH). A large number of students along with their mothers attended the programme, which began with th...
Growing Motivation
Shumaila Qureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Margalla Campus January 27, 2014 Islamabad: BMI-G arranged a special lecture for Class VIII on History topic World War I. Principal BMI Mr Asif Butt shared information about the Great War and talked of his experience of serving in the Nav...
A Sacred Tribute
Shehla Asif | Staff Correspondent TBT | Primary Branch F-7/2 January 23, 2014 Islamabad: A Mehfil-e-Milad was held on January 17 to pay homage to the Holy Prophet (PBUH). Students, teachers and mothers recited Naat and Daroor-o-Salam, and shared Ahadis. ...
Flying High
Zubia Akbar| Staff Correspondent TBT | Margalla Campus Boys' Branch January 21, 2014 Islamabad: Afnan Arshad of Class X grabbed the first prize at the Buraq Space Camp – a 10 day camp held by Pakistan Air Force at a farmhouse in Islamabad in the last week of December. 40 students, selected from ...
Soft Board Competition
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Campus January 20, 2014 Islamabad: A Soft Board Competition was held at BKI F-10/4-I. The winners were awarded badges and certificates. 1st position: Pre-Nursery A, Harim Wasim and Usma Bibi Pre-Nursery C, Erum Rizwan and Kalsoom Mukhtar Pr...
Recycling Project Competition
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Campus January 20, 2014 Islamabad: A very exciting Recycling Project Competition was held at the school. Parents, in particular dads, participated along with their children. They created items such as penguins, castle, aeroplane, jewellery box...
A Relaxing Break
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I January 20, 2014 Islamabad: BKI F-10/4 Campus welcomed the New Year with a wonderful hi tea/lunch at Papasallis, Jinnah Park, Rawalpindi. The staff enjoyed a delicious feast and got a much-deserved break. ...
Voice of Islamabad
Pashma Wazir | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Margalla Campus, A Levels January 17, 2014 Islamabad: On January 8, Beaconhouse Margalla Campus hosted the Voice of Islamabad singing competition. Two performers from every participating institute showcased their talent. The participating instit...
Trip to Simli
Saleh Saqib Fazal | Students Correspondent TBT | Margalla Campus A Levels January 15, 2014 Islamabad: To reward the BMI-A sports teams for their countless victories, a trip to Simli Dam was organised on December 27. Headmistress Mrs Riffat Arif, teachers, and students boarded the bus at 8am. Student...
Fond Adieu
Saba Arbab | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI A Level January 13, 2014 Islamabad: On December 23, BMI-A bid farewell to Mr Umer Hafeez, a devoted office secretary. Mr Hafeez served at BMI-A with utmost dedication. The administration and faculty members of BMI-A arranged a Dholki. The senior male fa...
Literary Pursuits
Shehla Asif | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-7/2 Primary II January 10, 2014 Islamabad: To promote good reading habits in students, a Library Week was celebrated at F-7/2 Primary II. A variety of activities were organised for the students and their parents, who also participated by reading stories to t...
Flowing Verses
Shehla Asif | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-7/2 Primary January 10, 2014 Islamabad: A Poetry Recitation Competition was arranged at F-7/2 Primary on December 13. The students recited poems individually and in groups and wowed the Chief Guest, SGO-III English Curriculum Coordinator Ms Farzeen Kamran, ...
Road Safety
Mahwish Bashir | Staff Correspondent TBT | Kindergarten I-8 Campus January 08, 2014 Islamabad: An interactive session was conducted by the Motorway Police on November 20 to create road safety and traffic rules awareness among the students of Nursery to Class III. Teaching children at this early age...
Happy Endings
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4 Campus January 08, 2014 Islamabad: BKI F-10/4 celebrated End of Term party on December 24. Students from Pre-Nursery, Nursery and KG wore pretty coloured clothes and had a food party. They all sang happily and danced to songs such as 'I am a gumm...
Merry Celebrations
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4 Campus January 08, 2014 Islamabad: BKI F-10/4 wished Merry Christmas to its Christian and junior staff. Headmistress Mrs Mehwish Ali Shigri distributed Christmas gifts amongst the staff and a cake cutting ceremony was held. The HM cut the cake al...
Tableau Time
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I January 07, 2014 Islamabad: An Inter-school Tableau Competition was held at Harley Street Campus, Rawalpindi on December 10. BKI F-10/4-I's KG students participated in the competition enthusiastically, performing a tableau on the story "A Wond...
Receiving Accolades
Kashif Rajper | Staff Correspondent TBT | Qasimabad Campus Hyderabad January 07, 2014 Hyderabad: Mr Shaaz, the PE teacher at Qasimabad Campus, took part in the 32nd National Games held between June 25 and July 4 in Islamabad. He was the Captain of the Sindh Netball Team, which won the netball event ...
Little Vocalists
Mahwish Bashir | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI I-8 January 07, 2014 Islamabad: Class II students from BKI I-8 participated in an inter-school singing competition held at BKI E-11. The little ones sang a beautiful song with enthusiasm and received praise for their performance. ...
Grandpas and Grandmas
Fatima Rafiq | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI E-11 January 07, 2014 Islamabad: Grandparents are very important in the lives of children. They can provide them with the much-needed link between cultural heritage and present-day customs. BKI E-11 organised a Grandparents' Day on December 9 in whi...
Delicate Notes
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I January 07, 2014 Islamabad: The Solo Singing Competition 2013-2014 was held at BKI F-10/4-I. In the initial rounds, the best singers from Nursery and KG were shortlisted. They then competed in front of their parents and teachers in the final round...
A Grand Celebration
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I January 07, 2014 Islamabad: BKI F-10/4-I welcomed the students' grandparents on Grandparents' Day at the school. The day began with the recitation of the Holy Quran by a Nursery student, followed by a collective prayer. Pre-Nursery students sa...
Another Feather in the Cap
Mahwish Bashir | Staff Correspondent TBT | Kindergarten I-8 Campus January 06, 2014 Islamabad: Beaconhouse Kindergarten I-8 Campus won the Inter-school Tableau Competition held at Beaconhouse Harley Street Branch, Rawalpindi. The students gave outstanding performance in the play 'The Pied Piper.' ...
Breakfast with Moms
Mahwish Bashir | Staff Correspondent TBT | Kindergarten I-8 Campus January 06, 2014 Islamabad: Pre-Nursery students and mothers enjoyed a breakfast activity on December 4. The activity was related to the theme of the month 'Food.' Students made sandwiches and salads for their mothers and enjoyed ea...
Upholding Honour
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-7/3 Primary January 06, 2014 Islamabad: The newly-elected Student Council of Primary F-7/3 was given sashes during the Investiture Ceremony. Student Council pledged the oath to abide by the rules and regulations of the school. Head Boy Jibreel Hamid Rana,...
Singing Talent
Mahwish Bashir | Staff Correspondent TBT | Kindergarten I-8 Campus January 04, 2014 Islamabad: Beaconhouse Kindergarten I-8 Campus won 1st position in the inter-school Class I singing competition held at Beaconhouse Kindergarten Branch E-11, Islamabad. The theme was 'National Songs' and the partici...
Learning by Experience
Saima Zulfiqar | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-11 Campus January 03, 2014 Islamabad: Students were taken to visit the national assembly so that they could better understand the proceedings of a National Assembly session. Meeting Babar Awan, Fazal-ur-Rehman, Sheikh Rasheed, Farooq Sattar, and Asad U...
A Tribute to Iqbal
Saima Zulfiqar | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-11 Campus January 03, 2014 Islamabad: Through his poetry, Allama Iqbal awakened the sleeping Muslim youth to create a separate nation where they could practice their religion freely. Beaconhouse F-11 Campus paid tribute to this legendary hero of the natio...
Fun Carnival
Shafaq Ashraf | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI-A January 02, 2014 Islamabad: On December 5, Beaconhouse Margalla Islamabad A Level Campus was filled with students eagerly waiting for the carnival to begin. The carnival was organised by Head Boy Zain Humayun, Head Girl Rida Ahmed, and the Social Eve...
Sharing Thoughts
Saima Zulfiqar | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-11 Campus January 02, 2014 Islamabad: To highlight the importance of group work, a small class activity in History and Geography was carried out in X-C. Students discussed and created flipcharts on the topics 'Principal Industries of Pakistan' and 'B...
Debating Talent
Saima Zulfiqar | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-11 Campus January 02, 2014 Islamabad: Students from Grades VI to VIII performed extremely well in a Debates Competition held on December 5. The participants impressed the judges and audience with their debating talent. ...
Recycling Fun
Shehla Asif | Staff Correspondent TBT | Primary Branch F-7/2 December 31, 2013 Islamabad: The school arranged an activity day for the pupils with the help of WWF Green School Programme to teach them about recycling. Dr Anwar Johan taught the students how to make recycled paper, envelops, wall ha...
Parents' Week
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Campus December 31, 2013 Islamabad: The school organised exciting activities for Parents' Week which lasted from November 25 to 29. These included: Phonics Workshop by Nazish Asif, First Aid Workshop by Dr Huda Munir, Positive Parenting Sess...
Flying High
Nojia Asim | Senior Mistress | Senior Branch Peshawar Road December 30, 2013 Rawalpindi: Sulaiman Qazi from Class VII-A secured 5th position out of 272 students in the Inter-school and College Poster/Painting Competition organised by Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI). The competiti...
Talent Recognised
Muneeba Aqib | Staff Correspondent TBT | CSC Boys December 27, 2013 Lahore: Mubeen Tariq, a student of X-C at Canal Side Campus Boys' Branch, is one of 40 students who have been selected to attend the 10th Buraq Space Camp scheduled to be held on December 29-30 in Islamabad. Mubeen was selecte...
Road Safety
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I December 24, 2013 Islamabad: BKI F-10/4-I arranged a session on Road Safety Measures for which Motorway police officers were invited. They talked about road safety measures and practices and gave a PowerPoint presentation. They also showed som...
Expanding Horizons
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I December 24, 2013 Islamabad: A Parent-Teacher Meeting and a Book Fair was held at Beaconhouse Kindergarten Branch F-10/4-I. Parents met teachers and discussed their children’s progress. They also looked at the E-portfolio which teachers mai...
Interactive Learning
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I December 24, 2013 Islamabad: BKI F-10/4-I organised the 2nd ELE (Enhanced Learning Environment) Orientation for parents. The purpose of the orientation was to give the parents an insight into this new initiative. Mrs Erum Rizwan gave a PowerPoi...
Reciting With Aplomb
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent | F-7/3 Primary December 23, 2013 Islamabad: A Poetry Recitation Competition was held on November 29 at F-7/3 Primary Branch. Students from Classes IV and V participated in the competition and recited poems individually and in groups. The students were judged ...
Remembering Iqbal
Shumaila Qureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Girls December 23, 2013 Islamabad: Iqbal Day was celebrated at BMI Girls’ Branch on November 8 to commemorate the contribution of the legendary poet-philosopher to the Pakistan Movement. After the recitation of the Holy Quran, Fatima Rehan gave a s...
A Blessed Gathering
Saima Zulfiqar | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-11 Campus December 23, 2013 Islamabad: On November 1, students of F-11 Campus expressed their love for God and his Prophet (PBUH) in a Naat and Qirat Competition. The beautiful and heart-touching voices of the students mesmerised the audience, and ever...
New Vistas of Learning
Shumaila Qureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Girls December 20, 2013 Islamabad: School clubs are a great source of learning and skill enhancement. BMI Girls' Branch introduced the 'Communication Club' last year, and senior journalist Mr Talat Hussain was invited to give tips to the club membe...
Meeting the Parents
Mahwish Bashir | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI I-8/2 December 20, 2013 Islamabad: Beaconhouse considers Parent-Teacher Meetings to be vital as regular communication between teachers and parents are key to the students' success. The first Parent-Teacher Meeting of the academic session 2013-2014 was ...
New Leaders
Saima Zulfiqar | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-11 Campus December 20, 2013 Islamabad: Beaconhouse F-11 Campus held its Annual Investiture Ceremony on October 31 to swear in the newly selected Student Council for the academic year 2013-14. The Student Council consists of the Head Boy, Head Girl, Spo...
Figuring Out the Future
Abdul Wahab Khan | Student Correspondent TBT | PTC A Levels December 20, 2013 Gujranwala: Representatives of the Admission Office of the National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Islamabad visited Palm Tree Campus A Levels and spoke to the students about the university, its faculty, ...
Among the Best
Saba Arbab | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI A Level December 18, 2013 Islamabad: The All-Pakistan Under-19 National Debates were held at Aitchison College from November 7 to November 10. Some 50 schools from all over the country including top institutions from Lahore, Islamabad, Karachi, Peshawar, F...
Road Rules
Fatima Rafiq | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI E-11 December 17, 2013 Islamabad: Students of BKI E-11 had the most awesome day ever on October 22 as they took part in an interactive session conducted by Motorway Police. The children were briefed about road safety rules and were inspired to see the m...
A Haunting Night
Muhammad Nasir | Student Correspondent TBT | F-11 Campus December 16, 2013 Islamabad: As night fell and the light faded, only one thing was visible: The Creatures! The creatures who had just awoken from the dead! The amazing Fancy Dress Show held at F-11 Campus on the evening of December 3 saw par...
Learning by Doing
Fatima Rafiq | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI E-11 December 16, 2013 Islamabad: The importance of active, hands-on learning can never be overemphasised. It is a way of learning which engages students in the process and challenges their thinking by creating situations that demand creative thinking...
Awash with Colour
Fatima Rafiq | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI E-11 December 13, 2013 Islamabad: Colours and children complement each other. Borrowing colours from the rainbow, the children of BKI E-11 celebrated a Colour Day on October 25. The school was decorated with various colours as the little ones ran arou...
TT Triumph
Saba Arbab | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI A Level December 11, 2013 Islamabad: Table Tennis, also known as Ping Pong, requires a delicate balance of accuracy, precision, and hand-eye coordination. Playing this sport needs a lot of skill and determination, which was shown by the BMI A Level Campus ...
Awesome Assembly
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I December 11, 2013 Islamabad: Pre-Nursery students at BKI F-10/4-I presented a morning assembly on November 20. The students made announcements and performed a role-play on the story 'Who Will Be My Mama?' They also sang songs and received appl...
Fantastic Football
Saleh Saqib Fazal | Student Correspondent TBT | BMI A Level December 10, 2013 Islamabad: The Intra-region Football Tournament greeted the football grounds of BMI for yet another year on November 27. A total of 10 teams from the Northern Region participated in the contest, representing schools as fa...
Visiting NDU
Maryam Shafqaat | Assistant Student Correspondent TBT | BMI A Level December 09, 2013 Islamabad: At 9am on November 30, buses filled with excited students of BMI A Level Campus departed for the National Defence University. Upon their arrival, the students were led into the Grand Auditorium, where t...
Excelling at Art
Mahwish Bashir | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI I-8/2 December 09, 2013 Islamabad: An Inter-school Art Competition for students of Classes I-III was held at Satellite Town Branch in November and BKI I-8/2 students performed brilliantly. Faaria Faisal from Class III came second and received a shie...
Baking for Charity
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-7/3 Primary December 05, 2013 Islamabad: F-7/3 Primary Campus held a charity bake sale on November 1 to introduce students to the concept of fundraising. Parents also took part in the event by setting up their stalls. A number of stalls were set up by the...
House Honours
Zubia Akbar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Boys December 05, 2013 Islamabad: BMI Boys held a special House Assembly to present badges to the House Representatives of the four Houses, ie Eagles, Falcons, Kestrels and Hawks. The outgoing representatives handed over the badges to the newly appointed...
Creative Carnival
Zubia Akbar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Boys December 05, 2013 Islamabad: Students dressed in festive clothes enthusiastically made their way to the Margalla Campus Boys' Branch for the Eid Milan Carnival. The Student Council organised the event admirably, with many of the students calling it t...
Green Gala
Zubia Akbar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Boys December 04, 2013 Islamabad: Green Stop BMI 2013 was held on November 11 and 12 and was hosted by the students of BMI, who are part of the Anti-Littering and Energy Conservation Campaign (ALECC). The founders of this event at BMI were Class X studen...
Warm Goodbyes
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I December 03, 2013 Islamabad: BKI F-10/4-I arranged a farewell party for Mrs Bushra Hanif, a teacher who has been with the school for over four years. Mrs Hanif is proceeding on long leave to take care of her baby girl, who was born two months ago...
Furry Fun
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I December 03, 2013 Islamabad: A Pet Day was organised at BKI F-10/4-I for the little ones of Pre-Nursery, Nursery and KG. The students came to school wearing coloured clothes and their parents were requested to drop them off with their pets. Stud...
Fun and Sharing
Mahwish Bashir | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI I-8 November 29, 2013 Islamabad: Students and teachers at BKI I-8 enjoyed every second of the brilliant Eid Milan Party organised by the school. The classes were decorated with balloons and streamers and the children brought yummy treats from home to ...
A Show of Skill
Mahwish Bashir | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI I-8 November 29, 2013 Islamabad: The school organised a wonderful display of the students' arts and crafts work for their parents. The parents encouraged the management to organise more such events in order to boost the children's confidence and provid...
A Spectacle of Creativity
Saba Arbab | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI A Level November 22, 2013 Islamabad: BMI A Level Campus hosted the annual BMI Media Festival 2013 on October 26. The festival attracted hundreds of amateur photographers, filmmakers and observers. Entries were received from several educational institutions...
A New Chapter
Shafaq Ashraf | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI A Level November 21, 2013 Islamabad: A Welcome Party was organised for the brilliant young minds joining BMI A Level Campus for the academic years 2013-2015 on October 24. This year's party was like no other, filled with several surprises for the stude...
Talent Galore
Zubia Akbar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Boys November 20, 2013 Islamabad: Singing, dancing, magic, karate, acrobatics and much more: this was BMI Boys' much-awaited Talent Show held on October 1. The event was a chance for the students to express their talents in front of the whole school, and...
Reverential Gathering
Zubia Akbar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Boys November 20, 2013 Islamabad: BMI Boys organised a Qirat Competition on October 29 with the aim of highlighting the importance of the recitation of the Holy Quran. Qari Mr Ali Tariq and Qari Mr Rab Nawaz of the International Islamic University (I...
Football Stars
Saba Arbab | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI A Level November 19, 2013 Islamabad: During September and October, the football team of BMI A Level Campus took part in the annual football tournament organised by the Islamabad Football Association (IFA). The tournament held at the Islamabad Sports Comple...
Stories of Success
Saba Arbab | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI A Level November 18, 2013 Islamabad: BMI A Level Campus hosted the first-ever TEDx event to be held at school level in Pakistan on November 2. Titled 'TEDx Beaconhouse', the event was a resounding success with more than 150 students and 10 prestigious gu...
Colours of Eid
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I November 13, 2013 Islamabad: BKI F-10/4-I warmly welcomed all its students to the Eid-ul-Adha Party organised at the school. Students came in wearing their lovely and colourful Eid clothes. The Pre-Nursery students had a great time singing song...
Responsible Young Adults
Shafaq Ashraf | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI A Level November 12, 2013 Islamabad: An Oath Taking Ceremony for the newly elected Student Council was held at BMI A Level Campus on October 22 with Northern Region Executive Director Mr Nassir Kasuri as Chief Guest. The event began with the recitation...
Following Role Models
Shehla Asif | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-7/2 Primary November 11, 2013 Islamabad: Global Dignity Day was celebrated at F-7/2 Primary with students of all classes participating with great enthusiasm to share their understanding of Dignity and its principles. Students performed role-plays, sang...
Fathers and Sons
Shehla Asif | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-7/2 Primary November 11, 2013 Islamabad: A spectacular cricket match was played between the students and their fathers at F-7/2 Primary to boost the morale of the school's cricket team. The fathers gave the young players tips to improve their skills. A...
Learning to Conserve
Saima Zulfiqar | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-11 Campus November 07, 2013 Islamabad: The sun shone brightly on the morning of October 4 as all Class VIII classrooms came alive with a burst of activity, with students rushing around with props, practising their lines and so on. An enthusiastic studen...
A Very Special Assembly
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I November 01, 2013 Islamabad: BKI F-10/4-I arranged a special assembly to celebrate Global Dignity Day. The programme began with a speech by Headmistress Mrs Mehwish Shigri, in which she explained the importance of Global Dignity Day. The KG ...
Thanking the Teachers
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I November 01, 2013 Islamabad: A special assembly was held at BKI F-10/4-I to celebrate Teachers' Day. Headmistress Ms Mehwish Shigri explained to the students the significance of Teachers' Day and talked about respecting and honouring teachers fo...
An Enhanced Environment
Huraira Ashar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-7/4 October 30, 2013 Islamabad: BKI F-7/4 is a proud participant in the newly introduced Beaconhouse Enhanced Learning Environment (ELE) initiative to improve the students' learning experience through effective use of technology. An Open Day was arr...
Swimming Star
Saima Nadeem | Staff Correspondent | Jubilee Campus October 30, 2013 Karachi: Hassan Munawar, a student of Class IX-B at Jubilee Campus, was selected to represent Sindh alongside other swimmers in the 52nd National Swimming Championship, which was held from October 25-27 in Islamabad. Jubil...
Fine Strokes
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I October 29, 2013 Islamabad: BKI F-10/4-I organised an Art Competition on October 10 with students from KG, Nursery and Pre-Nursery participating enthusiastically. Arts teacher Ms Sarah Farhan selected various art activities for each level: the K...
Emphasising Dignity
Huraira Ashar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-7/4 October 29, 2013 Islamabad: Global Dignity Day is celebrated globally to emphasise dignity, honour and respect for all people. BKI F-7/4 also celebrated the day with a special assembly held with an introduction by Headmistress Mrs Fariha Usman. D...
An August Gathering
Rao Ghulam Murtaza | Staff Correspondent TBT | BSS Sahiwal October 29, 2013 Sahiwal: Attending a conference is a professionally rewarding experience. In addition to conversing with colleagues from other institutions and witnessing the presentations of other researchers, one gets the opportunity ...
Enjoying Colours
Huraira Ashar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-7/4 October 28, 2013 Islamabad: BKI F-7/4 welcomed the new academic session by arranging a Colour Day on October 4 for the Early Years and Classes I and II. The day started with a special morning assembly which was brightened up by the presence of b...
Red Fun
Mahwish Bashir | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Kindergarten I-8 October 25, 2013 Islamabad: Red Day for the Early Years was celebrated on October 4 with a bang. A special assembly was organised with emphasis on the colour ‘red’. The day was eventful with activities such as colouring, ...
Voted In
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-7/3 Primary October 24, 2013 Islamabad: F-7/3 Primary held elections to choose its new Head Boy and Head Girl. Election Day was preceded by three days of campaigning in which the candidates, who were carefully selected based on academic and co-curricular ...
Responsible Roles
Shumaila Qureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | Margalla Campus Girls’ Branch October 22, 2013 Islamabad: The Oath Taking Ceremony for the Student Council was held on October 2. The chief guests for the event were Mrs Ayesha Aziz and Mrs Rahat Agha and parents had also been invited. Headmistress B...
A Celebration of Dignity
October 14, 2013 Beaconhouse schools all over Pakistan celebrated Global Dignity Day with enthusiasm and passion. Student presented role plays and skits, delivered speeches, made cards and poster, and helped out the support staff with their chores to emphasise and highlight the importance of treat...
Dazzling Talent
Zubia Akbar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Boys October 14, 2013 Islamabad: Singing, dancing, magic, karate, acrobatics, and much more: this was BMI Boys' much awaited Talent Show, held on October 1. Students and teachers packed the school's assembly area for the event. A number of different ac...
Ready to Serve
Zubia Akbar | Staff Correspondent TBT | Margalla Campus Boys’ Branch October 11, 2013 Islamabad: September 27 was a Red Letter Day in the Academic Year 2013-14 since the Investiture Ceremony for the new Student Council was held on this day. The council members were excited and elated. The p...
Saluting the Teachers
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-7/3 Primary Campus October 10, 2013 Islamabad: To realise the importance of teachers in the school, Teachers' Day was celebrated with enthusiasm at Primary F-7/3 Campus. All the teachers were commended by Headmistress Ms Muqadisa Usman for their commitment...
Thinking Green
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-7/3 Primary October 09, 2013 Islamabad: F-7/3 Primary held a Recycling T-shirt Competition for the mothers of the students on September 27 in connection with Green Consumer Day. A number of mothers showed their willingness to participate and made beautiful...
Men of Honour
Saima Zulfiqar | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-11 Campus October 08, 2013 Islamabad: Class VI students at F-11 Campus honoured the national heroes in a morning assembly presentation, sharing with their fellow students the lives of the martyrs who were awarded the Nishan-e-Haider, Pakistan's highest m...
Intrepid Explorers
Nazish Kanwal | Staff Correspondent TBT | Wah Cantt Campus October 08, 2013 Wah Cantt: Class IV students from Wah Cantt Campus visited Trail 5 in Islamabad to observe the natural vegetation and spring for their Science project "Observing Different Habitats". With the help of their Science teachers ...
Enhanced Learning
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I October 08, 2013 Islamabad: BKI F-10/4-I organised the Beaconhouse Enhanced Learning Environment (ELE) Orientation Session for the academic year 2013-2014 on September 18. The school arranged for two sessions to accommodate the large number of p...
An Experience Beyond Comparison
Saba Arbab | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI A Level Campus October 08, 2013 Islamabad: Sidra Saeed Sargana, a student of BMI A Levels, had the honour of attending the prestigious Cambridge Tradition Summer programme. It is an intensive month-long academic summer programme for high school students c...
Serving the Community
Zubia Akbar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Boys October 07, 2013 Islamabad: Our boys have always done us proud and community service is yet another endeavour that makes proud to say that they belong to our school. Starting in June, the Community Service Progamme 2013 was a three-week affair in w...
Educational Enrichment
Saima Zulfiqar | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-11 Campus October 05, 2013 Islamabad: A group of students from Beaconhouse F-11/3 Campus went to Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute (GIKI) of Engineering Sciences and Technology to be a part of the National Science and Youth Symposium. According to the parti...
Leading Lady
Shumaila Qureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Girls October 04, 2013 Islamabad: BMI Girls held elections for the post of Head Girl on September 23 with five candidates vying for the job of leading the Student Council. The candidates were Huzaifa Ejaz, Yumna Khalid, Mahrukh Alvi, Hajra Mobasha...
Choosing a Leader
Zubia Akbar| Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Boys October 04, 2013 Islamabad: The much awaited Election Day at BMI Boys finally arrived with the boys in high spirits, everyone eager to vote for their favourite candidate. Voting began around 9am and went on till 11am. The whole school - students, te...
Peace Everywhere
Zubia Akbar | Staff Correspondent TBT | Margalla Campus Boys’ Branch October 02, 2013 Islamabad: On September 20, BMI-B celebrated Peace Day with enthusiasm. It started with a well-organised Peace Day assembly featuring a number of items on the importance of the occasion. Burhan Niaz of Class V...
Preparing to Choose
Zubia Akbar| Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Boys September 26, 2013 Islamabad: Elections for the Student Council at BMI Boys were held on September 19. The election campaign took an exuberant start with all the candidates delivering their manifesto speeches in the morning assembly. It was an ex...
Forging Ahead
Shumaila Qureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | Margalla Campus Girls’ Branch September 25, 2013 Islamabad: On September 13, BMI-G organised an orientation programme for the parents of children who have joined Grade VI in the Middle School at BMI-G. This event was an opportunity for the parents to...
Curriculum in Context
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-7/3 Primary Islamabad September 23, 2013 Islamabad: The Curriculum Orientation Meetings of F-7/3 Primary were held from September 10 to September 13. The parents were given the opportunity to learn about the aims and objectives of the curricula for diff...
Hard Work Pays Off!
Zubia Akbar | Staff Correspondent TBT | Margalla Campus Boys' Branch September 21, 2013 Islamabad: Saad Tahir, Mohammad Ashraf and Ali Akram did us proud by achieving 1st position in Pakistan at district level and city level respectively in the International Kangaroo Mathematics Competition 2013...
Reunion
Zubia Akbar | Staff Correspondent TBT | Margalla Campus Boys' Branch September 21, 2013 Islamabad: The combined assembly of BMI-B and BMI-G was held on September 4 at Margalla Campus – a reunion after the summer break. Grade VI, the newcomers to the branch, were welcomed...
A Patriotic Gathering
Zubia Akbar | Staff Correspondent TBT | Margalla Campus Boys' Branch September 21, 2013 Islamabad: Defence Day was celebrated at BMI-B with a special assembly featuring speeches and national songs. The boys shed light on the importance of this day and enlightened their peers about its significance....
A Fruitful Exercise
Zubia Akbar | Staff Correspondent TBT | Margalla Campus Boys' Branch September 20, 2013 Islamabad: An Orientation Session for Class VI was held at BMI-B on September 12. The session started with Principal Mr Asif Butt's welcoming speech, followed by Coordinators talking to the parents about the syl...
Building a Strong Foundation
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-7/3 Primary Campus September 19, 2013 Islamabad: The Curriculum Orientation Meetings of Primary F-7/3 were held from September 10 to 13. Parents were given the opportunity to learn about the aims and objectives of different curriculums. The teachers updated...
A Triumph of Imagination
Zaeem Yaqoob Khan | Director Student Affairs and External Relations | BNU September 19, 2013 Lahore: Hamna Tahir, a 4th year student at the Department of Visual Communication Design at the Mariam Dawood School of Visual Arts and Design(SVAD), BNU, received a scholarship from the German Heinrich B...
Debating Dexterity
Saba Arbab | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI A Level Campus September 17, 2013 Islamabad: Beaconhouse Margalla Campus hosted the inaugural Beaconhouse Margalla Championship under the banner of the Debating Society of Pakistan (DSP) from September 6-8. It was governed by the rules dictated by the...
Grand Defence
Tanzeel Umer | Staff Correspondent TBT | PBGR September 09, 2013 Islamabad: Primary Branch Gulraiz commemorated Defence Day on September 6 by organising a grand assembly for all classes. In the assembly, the senior-most class – Class V – presented a tableau depicting the events of the Indo-Pak ...
A Matter of Honour
Shumaila Qureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Girls September 09, 2013 Islamabad: Defence Day was celebrated at BMI Girls on September 6. Students from all classes participated in the celebrations. Class VIII students presented national songs to express their love for their country and the Sch...
Shining Stars
Saima Zulfiqar | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-11 Campus August 29, 2013 Islamabad: The bright students of Beaconhouse F-11 Campus showed a phenomenal performance in the Matric results announced by Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education. The high achievers included Saleha Hassan (963)...
Outstanding Results
Saima Zulfiqar | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-11 August 29, 2013 Islamabad: The brilliant and dedicated students of Beaconhouse F-11 Campus showed an exceptional performance in O Levels. The high achievers included Syed Muhammad Husain (4A*s and 9As), M. Momin Salman (7A*s and 3As), Fahad Ansari (9 ...
An Extended Curriculum
Shagufta Minhaj | HM A Levels | BEC August 15, 2013 Rawalpindi: The Beaconhouse Educational Complex (BEC) recently became the first school in the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad to offer an extended curriculum to its students, which is a unique programme that caters to the complete grooming...
Unique Accolade
Zaeem Yaqoob Khan | Director Student Affairs & External Relations | BNU July 16, 2013 Lahore: Beaconhouse National University (BNU) was honoured with the MacJannet Prize 2013 Honourable Mention award by the Talloires Network, Tufts University. The award was presented to BNU at the launch of the Pak...
Now that's the way to work!
Saman Imtiaz | Regional Communications Manager | RON July 10, 2013 Islamabad: Beaconhouse Northern Region recently held its annual School Group Meeting (SGM) at the Beaconhouse Educational Complex, Rawalpindi. The SGM was attended by Northern Region School Heads and SMs. Mr Nassir Kasuri, Executiv...
Exploring Psychology
Zaeem Yaqoob Khan | Director Student Affairs and External Relations | BNU July 03, 2013 Lahore: As part of the Beaconhouse National University's 10-year celebrations, the Institute of Psychology organised a series of training workshops from June 3 to June 8. In the workshop 'Introduction to hypot...
Unprecedented Success
Saba Arbab | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI A Level July 02, 2013 Islamabad: Since its establishment, the Beaconhouse Access Centre has stood out as a beacon of light for students. To highlight its core objective and to honour the achievements of the Class of 2013, the Access Centre's Career Advisi...
A Celebration of Talent
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-7/3 Primary Campus June 18, 2013 Islamabad: The school's Annual Prize Distribution Ceremony was held at the Bahria University Auditorium on June 11. Academic Head School Group III Mrs Rahat Agha was the Chief Guest. The grand ceremony was attended by enthus...
An Exciting Week
Mahwish Bashir | Staff Correspondent TBT | Kindergarten I-8 Campus June 12, 2013 Islamabad: The school organised a fun week for the students involving food delicacies and diverse activities such as art attack day, water fun day, end of year party, pop corns and movie day and much more. It was a gr...
A Creative Win
Bushra Areeb Fatimah | Staff Correspondent TBT | Harley Street Campus June 03, 2013 Rawalpindi: An Intra-school Arts and Crafts Competition was organised at F-11 Campus, Islamabad under the banner of ‘Transforming Recycled Material’. The theme for the competition was ‘Spring Season’. The par...
Sharing Information
Humaira Jawad | Staff Correspondent TBT | PBGR & Kindergarten May 30, 2013 Rawalpindi: An Urdu Skype session was held between students of two BSS campuses on March 28. Class V students from Primary Branch Gulraiz and F7/3 Islamabad took part in the Skype session, which was based on the Urdu topic...
Complimenting Mothers
Seher Imran | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Boys May 27, 2013 Islamabad: Margalla Campus Boys' Branch celebrated Mother's Day on May 17 to make this day extra special for mothers. The entire school was decorated colourfully with balloons, buntings and hand-designed posters. The students wrote and r...
A Futuristic Approach
Bushra Areeb Fatimah | Staff Correspondent TBT | Harley Street Campus May 24, 2013 Rawalpindi: On April 3, an IT Project and Presentation Competition was organised at Beaconhouse F-11 Campus, Islamabad. Three different branches – Harley Street, Wah and F11 Campus – participated in the competi...
Pakistan - My Country
Shallal Feroze | Class II-A | Harley Street Campus My country’s name is Pakistan. It’s a beautiful country. Islamabad is its capital. It came in to being on August 14, 1947. Pakistan is a Muslim state and Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah was its founder. Pakistan has four provinces, namely Punj...
Art on Display
Saima Zulfiqar | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-11 Campus May 21, 2013 Islamabad: On April 27, F-11 Campus held an Art Exhibition to highlight the artistic efforts made by the young artists of Classes V to VIII. More than a thousand pieces of art were put on display. It was an effort to motivate the s...
Acknowledging Greatness
Seher Imran | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Boys May 20, 2013 Islamabad: In keeping with its tradition of acknowledging and awarding its high achievers, BMI Boys held a graceful Annual Parents Day ceremony on the school premises. Meticulously organised and conducted events gave the audience much to...
Sing Along
Shehla Asif | Staff Correspondent TBT | Primary Branch F-7/2 May 18, 2013 Islamabad: A Karaoke Contest held at F-7/2 Primary II made the children swing to the music. The young singers of Classes IV and V sang melodious songs and won the audience. Mr Aftab Alam, a director, producer, writer, musicia...
Nurturing Nature
Saiqa Rasheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | Cantt Campus May 14, 2013 Peshawar: To commemorate Earth Day, a group of 12 children from the campus participated in the WWF Earth Day 2013 Art Competition held at F9 Park Islamabad. The theme for the competition was "Humans and Nature - You make the connect...
Mother Earth
Saadia Zafar | Staff Correspondent TBT | Kindergarten Branch F-8/2 May 13, 2013 Islamabad: Earth Day was celebrated on April 22 with a 100% involvement of the mothers at the Kindergarten Branch. All mothers prepared a recycling project with their child in the school. They brought cartons full of acc...
Literary Honour
Zaeem Yaqoob Khan | Student Affairs and External Relations | BNU May 13, 2013 Lahore: The National Book Foundation has conferred the National Bibliophile Award 2012 on Mr Wajahat Masood, a faculty member of the School of Media and Mass Communication at BNU. Secretary Establishment Division Ms Narg...
Expression of Gratitude
Shumaila Qureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Girls May 09, 2013 Islamabad: BMI Girls paid tribute to the labourers of the world on April 30. Students from all classes (VI–XI) participated with great enthusiasm and appreciated the devotion, struggle and hard work of the labourers around the w...
Tremendous Talent
Seher Imran | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI-B May 08, 2013 Islamabad: Saleh Saqib Fazal, a student of BMI-B, won a gold medal in the International Children's Art and Essay Writing Competition organised by the HR Consultant Association, the Pakistan based foundation for Global Peace and Environment. ...
Earth Awareness
Mahwish Bashir | Staff Correspondent TBT | Kindergarten I-8, Islamabad May 06, 2013 Islamabad: Earth Day gives the perfect opportunity to introduce children to environment-friendly habits to preserve and protect Mother Earth. On April 22, students were engaged in different activities including crea...
Cultural Art
Mahwish Bashir | Staff Correspondent TBT | Kindergarten I-8, Islamabad May 06, 2013 Islamabad: The school organised an art exhibition to display the artwork created by students on four different cultures – Chinese, Egyptian, Pakistani and Mughal. Students from all classes submitted their artwork f...
Animal Exploration
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I May 04, 2013 Islamabad: BKI F-10/4-I arranged an exciting excursion for all students. They visited Murghazar Zoo followed by a trip to the National Museum of History during a span of three days under the supervision of Senior Mistress Mrs Sadia ...
Healthy Snacks
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I May 04, 2013 Islamabad: Healthy Snacks Competition was held in BKI F-10/4-I from April 15 to 19. The children were asked to bring only healthy food throughout the week to win the competition and the teachers consistently discussed the benefits o...
Art Across the Board
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I May 03, 2013 Islamabad: A Soft Board Competition was held at BKI F-10/4-I on April 19. The students and staff worked very hard to display beautiful themes and their creativity. The display boards were judged by Art Coordinator Mr Khayyam and Curri...
Earth Matters
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I May 03, 2013 Islamabad: BKI F-10/4-I celebrated Earth Day on April 22. The students shared their knowledge about the day and discussed its importance in their classrooms. Pre-Nursery students enjoyed collecting trash from the grounds and putting ...
Expressions of Reverence
Aleena Imran | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-7/1 Primary May 03, 2013 Islamabad: Love for the Holy Prophet (PBUH) is an integral part of the faith of Muslims and is undoubtedly present in every Muslim's heart. A Seerat-un-Nabi event was organised at F-7/1 Primary to which all the students' mothers we...
Adios
Arooma Ashraf | Student Correspondent TBT | BMI-A April 30, 2013 Islamabad: The last official day in school for BMI-A was April 11. An emotional day it was, with a distinctive mixture of nostalgia and euphoria. First up on the schedule were the batch photos where students in green and white unif...
Beating the Rest
Uzma Fayyaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BCLR April 29, 2013 Rawalpindi: The National Book Foundation organised a Poster Competition on April 22. This event was held at the Pak China Friendship Centre in Islamabad. Renowned personalities were invited to witness this huge competition and Cabinet Se...
Miles Ahead
Uzma Fayyaz | Staff Correspondent TBT | BCLR April 29, 2013 Rawalpindi: The students of BCLR went to the Islamabad Sports Complex to take part in the Kids Athletics event organised by the Sports Complex administration. Many schools from the Northern Region participated in this event. The students of...
A Journey Through Time
Shehla Asif | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-7/2 Primary II April 29, 2013 Islamabad: A marvellous assembly presentation was given by Class V-H students at F-7/2 Primary II. The topic of the presentation was 'How the British came to rule the subcontinent'. Their presentation covered the time period f...
Watching Out for Earth
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | F- 7/3 Primary April 26, 2013 Islamabad: To raise awareness about the hazards facing the environment, students of F-7/3 Primary celebrated Earth Day with a variety of activities. The day started with a formal assembly with students holding placards and wearin...
Word Wars
Shehla Asif | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-7/2 Primary II April 26, 2013 Islamabad: An Inter-Section Debate Competition was held at F-7/2 Primary II on April 17 with SGO-III North English Curriculum Coordinator Ms Naheed Fatima as the Chief Guest. The participants of Classes IV and V argued their poi...
Traffic Awareness
Shumaila Qureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Girls April 24, 2013 Islamabad: On April 16, BMI Girls arranged a Traffic Rules Awareness Programme for its students. Traffic Police officers were invited to guide the students about basic traffic rules and their effectiveness in daily life. Basi...
Zoology in Action
Mahwish Bashir | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI I-8 April 19, 2013 Islamabad: The little students of BKI I-8 were taken to the zoo for their field trip, which they enjoyed immensely. As they entered the zoo, the children got really excited to see the ducks wandering around. They saw new animals wit...
From Trash to Beauty
Saima Zulfiqar | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-11 Campus April 18, 2013 Islamabad: Art is a colorful way of representing one's ideas and imagination. To keep the spirit of art alive in our students, F-11 Campus hosted an Art Competition on April 10. The students were asked to recycle waste material ...
Cultural Diversity
Shumaila Qureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Girls April 17, 2013 Islamabad: BMI Girls celebrated Cultural Diversity Day on April 5 with BMI Principal Mr Asif Butt and Headmistress Ms Farah Rahat also present on the occasion. Cultural diversity is a global term referring to different and uniq...
A Tribute to Quaid
Shaiza Imtiaz | Student Correspondent TBT | SBGR Apr 11, 2013 Rawalpindi: On March 25, the students of Senior Branch Gulraiz Rawalpindi (SBGR) presented a skit on 23rd March, commemorating the two major things that happened on this day, the signing of the Pakistan Resolution and the implementation o...
A Successful Summer
Fareha Yusuf | Career Adviser | BMI A Level Apr 11, 2013 Islamabad: Margalla Campus A Level students have made their school proud yet again by winning three scholarships to the Oxbridge Summer School, which offers summer study programmes in Britain, France, Spain and the US. BMI A Level students H...
Talent Aplenty
Saba Imran | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-II Campus Apr 9, 2013 Islamabad: The BKI F-10/4-II Campus hosted its Annual Parents' Day function for Classes I and II. The Chief Guest was Ms Ayesha Aziz, Head of SGO III. The tremendous effort of the students was displayed through various acts su...
Presenting Ideas the Electronic Way
Saima Zulfiqar | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-11 Apr 9, 2013 Islamabad: It is the age of Media and Electronic Communication. Life is running fast and world has become a global village. Means of communication have changed and improved to great extent. It's high time that youngsters focus on new tech...
Inspiring Performances
Shumaila Waqas | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F 7/4-II Apr 9, 2013 Islamabad: Keeping alive the tradition, BKI F-7/4 II celebrated Annual Parents Day for all three levels – KG, I and II – on March 19, 20 and 21. APDs are always based on a specific theme. This year the theme of the programme was...
A World of Choices
Haroon Rashid | Career Adviser | Margalla Campus A Levels Apr 9, 2013 Islamabad: Hard work and determination always pay off as is evident in the case of Ome Laila Balkhi who has received acceptances with scholarships from three Ivy League universities. These include the University of Pennsylvania (1...
A Triumph in Turkey
Saba Arbab | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI A Level Apr 8, 2013 Islamabad: Students of BMI A Level Campus represented the Beaconhouse School System and their country, Pakistan, at the internationally acclaimed Model United Nations (MUN) Turkey. A team of five young debaters, led by Mahmood Iqbal Cha...
A Memorable Goodbye
Shafaq Ashraf | Assistant Student Correspondent TBT | BMI-A Apr 8, 2013 Islamabad: The evening was filled with nostalgia as the graduating class of BMI-A was given their farewell on March 19. The vibrant lighting and glowing décor, complementing the theme 'afterglow' for this event, left people imp...
Karaoke Fun
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-7/3 Primary Apr 5, 2013 Islamabad: The students of Primary F-7/3 Campus experienced an outstanding Karaoke event in their school on March 29. Students from Grades IV and V were selected after much scrutiny to perform in solo and group categories. The event ...
Dignifying Humanity
Saima Zulfiqar | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-11 Campus Apr 4, 2013 Islamabad: On January 29, representatives from One Billion Rising – an NGO working to stop violence against women – visited F-11 Campus to highlight the issue of women abuse and motivated the students to stand against injustice ...
Enforcing Rules
Saadia Zafar | Staff Correspondent TBT | Kindergarten F-8/2 Campus Apr 4, 2013 Islamabad: Kindergarten F-8/2 Campus invited one of the parents, ASP Rana Tahir, to come and talk to the children about rules and laws of good citizenship. It gave the children an opportunity to understand the importan...
Save Water
Saima Zulfiqar | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-11 Campus Apr 3, 2013 Islamabad: F-11 Campus celebrated the Water Conservation Weeks from March 4 to March 15. Students delivered speeches, conducted assemblies and drew posters on the theme: 'save water, save life'. During the whole week, it was ensured...
A Special Day
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI F-10/4-I Campus Apr 3, 2013 Islamabad: BKI F-10/4-I celebrated Pakistan Day with a special assembly as children came to the school wearing the national dresses. Some of the children presented short speeches about Pakistan, Quaid-e-Azam and the Pakistan Res...
Defending My View
Saima Zulfiqar | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-11 Campus Apr 2, 2013 Islamabad: On February 8, BSS F-11 Campus hosted a Debate Competition among the students of Classes VI, VII and VIII. Students took great interest in the event and learnt to put their point in front of public in a cultured and civ...
A Day of Adventure!
Shehla Asif | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-7/2 Primary II Apr 1, 2013 Islamabad: F-7/2 Primary II celebrated Adventure Day 2013 on March 17, with international Snooker Player Mr Shahram Changezi as the Chief Guest. The event commenced the lighting of the torch, followed by a parade by the three hous...
Saluting the Heroes
Saima Zulfiqar | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-11 Campus March 29, 2013 Islamabad: On March 22, Beaconhouse celebrated the Pakistan Day with passion. A colourful evening was organised to pay tribute to the National Heroes who spent their lives to achieve a separate homeland for the Muslims of the s...
Honouring the Sacrifice
Shumaila Qureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | Beaconhouse Margalla Campus March 29, 2013 Islamabad: On March 21, BMI-G paid tribute to the motherland on Pakistan Day. All students and staff wore green dupattas to commemorate the historical day. It is the day when the Muslims of Southeast Asia reso...
Earth, Sun, Moon and Stars
Bushra Areeb Fatimah | Staff Correspondent TBT | Harley Street Campus March 29, 2013 Rawalpindi: The moon, the earth and the stars all came together on the morning of March 20 at BSS Harley Street Campus. Class I-A wore colourful costumes specially designed to portray the theme of the presentation ...
Off to the Zoo
Saadia Zafar | Staff Correspondent TBT | Kindergarten Branch F-8/2 March 28, 2013 Islamabad: Kindergarten F-8/2 Branch arranged a trip to the zoo on March 20 for the Early Years. The children enjoyed the pleasant weather as they observed the animals, and afterwards enjoyed the rides. It was day ful...
Mini Mouse Surprise
Asima Mubeshar | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI-E11 March 28, 2013 Islamabad: BKI E-11 was filled with smiles and giggles, as the wide-eyed students saw the Walt Disney character Minnie Mouse entering their classroom. It lifted their spirits as they had being confined indoors due to the recent spell ...
Patriotic Celebrations
Saadia Zafar | Staff Correspondent TBT | KG Branch F-8/2 March 28, 2013 Islamabad: F-8/2 Extension Branch celebrated Pakistan Day and presented a Grand Assembly in the school hall. Class I discussed the importance of the creation of Pakistan and the contributions of various leaders in this regard. ...
Edhi Visit
Saba Arbab | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI-A March 27, 2013 Islamabad: The Community Services Society of Margalla Campus (A Levels) visited Edhi Homes. The tour comprised of more than 40 students, who gave gifts to the under-privileged. The students and the residents of Edhi Home interacted with ea...
Benevolent Artists
Saima Khan | Staff Correspondent TBT | SBGR March 26, 2013 Rawalpindi: Arts Teacher Ms Riffat Imtiaz and Class VIII-Blue student Ibad-ur-Rehman took it upon themselves to decorate the National Special Education Centre for Hearing Impaired Children in H-9, Islamabad, a state-run institute. The projec...
An Epic Goodbye!
Mueed-ur-Rehman | Student Correspondent TBT | BMI Boys March 25, 2013 Islamabad: How do you say the perfect goodbye? That riddle was cracked by BMI with a simple yet effective recipe: a cocktail of bright lights, touching videos and mouthwatering food, topped off with a touch of Harlem Shake! Th...
A Dream for Pakistan
Arooma Ashraf | Student Correspondent TBT | BMI-A March 21, 2013 Islamabad: With Pakistan Day right around the corner, BMI-A decided not to let the looming mock exams affect the festivities. BMI celebrated the Pakistan Day early – on March 13. The students were dressed in all shades of green and w...
Climbing to the Top
Shumaila Qureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI-G March 18, 2013 Islamabad: A Wall Climbing Competition in celebration of Women's Day was organised by the Adventure Foundation on March 8 at Ibex, Lake View Islamabad. Students from various schools and universities of the twin cities participated in ...
Ahead of the Game
Syed Intzar Mehdi Jaffrey | Staff Correspondent TBT | BSS Sheikhupura March 18, 2013 Sheikhupura: Qibtia Nisar Dogar of Class X-C and Rimsha Naveed of Class VII at BSS Sheikhupura have proven their mettle in sports. Both of them were selected to be part of the Central Region Basketball Team as le...
Nature Carnival
Faiza Zia | Staff Correspondent TBT | BSR Peshawar Road March 15, 2013 Rawalpindi: WWF-Pakistan initiated a Nature Carnival in collaboration with Indus Toyota Motors. More than 100 students, five colleges and 10 leading universities participated in 3D Model Making projects. The students of BSR parti...
On Demand
Erum Rizwan | Staff Correspondent TBT | BKI, F-10/4-I March 15, 2013 Islamabad: On great demand from parents, the Little Leaders Interactive Workshops were repeated again on March 2 at BKI F-10/4-I. Parents attended workshops conducted by competent trainers on topics such as 'How to raise a leade...
Confident Delegates
Mueed-ur-Rehman | Student Correspondent TBT | BMI Boys March 14, 2013 Islamabad: For the first time, GMUN opened its doors to debaters from all educational institutions across Pakistan. Amongst the participants was the team from BMI-B, representing the US. While most of the members were certainly...
Fun with Animals
Mahwish Bashir | Staff Correspondent TBT | I-8 KG Islamabad March 13, 2013 Islamabad: Students of I-8 KG thoroughly enjoyed celebrating Animal Day at the school on February 22. The students learnt a lot about wild animals, domesticated animals and farm animals. The school was transformed to give ...
Chip In For Charity
Asma Waheed | Staff Correspondent TBT | F-7/3 Primary Campus March 07, 2013 Islamabad: To raise awareness for charity and social work, the students of F-7/3 Primary held a Charity Fun Fair on March 1. The students, with the genial flame of charity in their heart, made wonderful things with recycled ...
Victory Laps
Mueed-ur-Rehman | Student Correspondent TBT | BMI Boys March 06, 2013 Islamabad: The sports faculty of BMI Boys proudly oversaw the sportsmen of BMI Boys once again outshine the competition at the Inter-Regional Athletics Competition, held at the Sports Complex on December 21. Crowned the best over...
Recognising Excellence
Shumaila Qureshi | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Girls March 06, 2013 Islamabad: BMI Girls organised its Annual Prize Distribution Ceremony on February 22 to celebrate the high achievers. The parents of the high achievers were invited to attend the event and the parents of the highest scorers from e...
Questions and Answers
Seher Imran | Staff Correspondent TBT | BMI Boys March 06, 2013 Islamabad: BMI Boys planned an exclusive Quiz Competition for Class VI students on December 20. The purpose behind organising the event was to promote general knowledge among students. A total of eight teams were selected after initial...
Campus Carnival
Mueed-ur-Rehman | Student Correspondent TBT | BMI Boys March 06, 2013 Islamabad: There are two things that BMI Boys is known for: excellent academics and wonderful extracurricular and co-curricular events. This year's carnival was no exception. Teams of students set up stalls under an enormous mar...
Magnificent Menagerie
Mueed-ur-Rehman | Student Correspondent TBT | BMI Boys March 06, 2013 Islamabad: Innovation has always been at the forefront of BMI's approach to extracurricular activities. For the first time ever, a pet show was organised by the school management, allowing students to bring to school all manner of...
Writing Talent
Shaista Hamad | Staff Correspondent TBT | BSR Boys' Branch March 04, 2013 Rawalpindi: The students of BSR took part in an essay competition organised by Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Islamabad. The topic was 'Sources of chemicals like mercury and their impact on environment and health...
An Outstanding Distinction