2018 - 2019
Göteborg Basketball Festival 2018
“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.”
The young U-13 teams of girls and boys from National Public School, Rajajinagar, participated in the Gothenberg Basketball Festival 2018 – one of Europe’s largest youth tournaments in basketball - this year too. The girls’ team proved that winning is a habit that they have cultivated, by their improved performance this year – winners in their category!
The girls were pitted against 52 other teams from 4 different countries. They made it to the play-offs by reaching the 3rd position in their group. Once there, they won every match and knocked out their opponents to reach the semi-final. They claimed the top spot by winning the final game with a close score of 28-27 in their favour, thus bringing home the trophy.
A combination of team work, commitment and practice, coupled with training by a dedicated coach brought laurels to themselves and the school.
Click on the following links to watch exciting moments from the finals:
2017 - 2018
Based on his excellent performance in the Under 19 and Under 16 KSBA tourneys, Akshan was selected for the Karnataka State Under 16 team. He scored over 117 points and was the highest scorer for Karnataka in the Nationals at Hyderabad. On the basis of his fine performance, Akshan was selected for the India Under 16 probables camp at Sports Authority of India, Aurangabad.
Akshan Rao - Top row. 4th from right. Member of U-16 Karnataka State Basketball Team
Vijay Merchant Trophy in Hyderabad - 1st to 27th December 2017. 3 superb catches and a good 32 by Akshan, helped Karnataka salvage a draw against Andhra Pradesh. A brilliant 103 against a strong Hyderabad side under dire circumstances with twelve 4's. A superb 114 with 18 fours, held the side together and ensured the vital first innings lead against Tamil Nadu. Has amassed 1650 runs this season so far with 6 tons!
Akshan Rao - Top row. 2nd from left. Member of U-16 Karnataka State Cricket Team
National Skating Championship 2017-18
Dheemanth Mahesh of Grade 3D has notched up the following laurels at the III Sub Junior Skating National Championship 2017-18 held at Haryana between 1-3 Dec 2017 in Quad Skates (U-10):
- I Place in 300 mts
- I Place in 500 mts
He has also won a gold medal in the U-10 category in Trivandrum, conducted by Skating Federation of India and secured the 1st place in Pupils Olympic Association India.
Saurav B S, Adarsh M Alva and Atmita B Raju
Hoopster Champs – National Basketball Championship 2017
Saurav B S, Adarsh M Alva and Atmita B Raju of National Public School Rajajinagar managed to ‘shoot’ their way into the 44th Sub-Junior Nationals Basketball Championship 2017. The Nationals was held in Didwana Rajasthan from October 8-14, 2017.
CBSE Clusters VIII Basketball Tournament 2017-18
CBSE South Zone Cluster VIII Basketball tournament (2017-18) was conducted in Akash International School, Dasarahalli. The Under-19 boys and Under-17 girls of National Public School Rajajinagar emerged the winners in their respective categories. They will be representing the State of Karnataka for the CBSE Nationals to be held in Delhi.
The Under 19 boys beat Presidency School in the semi-finals and Delhi Public School East in the finals. The girls defeated CMR National Public School in the semi-finals and Sri Kumarans Children’s Home in the finals.
Our outstanding students Vikas Vasu and Sanjana Murthy were adjudged Best Player in their respective categories.
Under-17 Girls team
Under-19 Boys Team
Under-17 Girls Basketball Team
CBSE National Championships held at JBM Global School (Noida)
Our U-17 Girls brought home the bronze medal at the National Championships held between 24th and 26th November 2017.
National Level Coach for the Karnataka Basketball Team
Mr. Ashok Bhanda, Physical Education Department was selected as the National Level Coach for the Karnataka Basketball Team. He has the distinction of being the youngest coach at the National level.
Winning strokes – the swimming champ
Saanvi S Rao of National Public School, Rajajinagar participated in CBSE South Zone Swimming meet held in Nagpur and bagged a gold medal in 100m breast stroke (U 14) and a silver in 50m breast stroke. She, thus qualified to participate in the Nationals held in Haryana where participants from CBSE schools from all over India and abroad competed. Saanvi did us proud by winning a gold medal in 50m breast stroke and a silver medal in 100m breast stroke. Keep up the ‘winning strokes’ Saanvi!
Saanvi S Rao2nd from left
India Sub junior Men’s National Hockey Championship
Rushil Mendu Madhusudhan, Grade 6 qualified for India Sub junior Men’s National Hockey Championship (A-Division) 2018. He attended the Karnataka Hockey coaching Camp held at Field Marshal K.M Cariappa Hockey Arena, Bangalore on 18th Dec 2017.
U-18 National Basketball Camp
40 players from all over Karnataka were selected for the camp. Vikas G Vasu, Grade XII has achieved the distinction of making it to the top 16!!
Daffodils School Football Tournament Winners
Back Row(L to R):- Amulya D(10D), Srishti Madhusudhan(9C), Khyati Priyesh(10A),
Meghana C Dixit(10B)
Front Row(L to R):-Ms. Helen Rajkumar(Coach),Sthuthi S Volety(8A), Gouri A(10B), Nehal S Nadgir(10D), Neha Madhav Aroli(9D), Mr. Somanna(Coach)
Deccan Athletic Meet, Bengaluru
Adith Viswanath S, Grade 7 won the following medals in Athletics conducted by Deccan Athletic Meet, Bengaluru.
- Long Jump – I Place
- Triple Jump – I Place
Asia Cup Basketball International Tournament
A unique experience to savour – girls from our school team were selected as volunteers for the Asia Cup Basketball International Tournament
The Cricket team qualified for KSCA U-16, 2nd Division Ranking
Basketball Tournament held at DPS-North
Senior Girls - Runners-up
Founder’s Cup Basketball Tournament
School's boys' team were the winners at the Founder’s Cup Basketball Tournament held at NPS Koramangala
Basketball Tournament held at National Hill View Public School
Senior boys' team were the runner-up at the Basketball Tournament held at National Hill View Public School
Basketball Tournament – VIVUM held at TISB
Basketball Tournament held at Sindhi High School
- Junior Boys – Runners
- Senior Girls - Winners
Thyagarajan Memorial Inter School Football Tournament
Basketball Tournament held at NPSi-Mysuru
- Senior Girls –Winners
- Senior Boys - Winners