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Class of 2010 – Homecoming

Written by Varsha Ponappa and Roxanne Tarapor (Class of 2010).   After KIS, Varsha went to Depauw University in Indiana where she majored in Peace and Conflict studies and minored in Anthropology. Roxanne went to the University of Buckingham, UK where... Continue Reading →

The Guru of all that’s money! – Mark Johnson

Meet Mark Johnson (Class of 1997), Founder and CEO of moneyguru, one of India’s fastest-growing investment platform apps. Mark’s curious mind, made him take a closer look into the financial investment industry, only to realize that they didn’t cater to... Continue Reading →

Once upon a Christmas in Velankanni

This is the story of Ayah Nirmala, who has been working at the school since 1997. Anyone who knows Nirmala will tell you about her infectious smile and good-humoured spirit.  'Nimmy Akka' as everyone calls her, lives with her husband... Continue Reading →

Reflections on the Lake

Celebrating the 200 year birth anniversary of the founder of the Kodaikanal Lake, Sir Henry Vere Levinge Kodaikanal is celebrating the bicentennial birth anniversary of the creator of the Kodaikanal Lake, Sir Henry Vere Levinge, collector of the Madurai District.... Continue Reading →

Why I want to be an entrepreneur

I recollect my father telling me, when I asked him to buy me something, ‘if you want it, try and make it yourself’. Entrepreneurship to me is developing solutions and is problem-oriented; however, running a business is selling to make a profit and is product-oriented.

An ode to football

Football is more than just a game. To us, football is a friend. Everyone up here today can say with certainty, that they have developed because of it.

Agents of change

So where might similar journeys begin for KIS students; how do they become agents of change, adept at understanding and solving global issues such as climate change and inequalities of gender, wealth and education? It begins with our Vision, which in its condensed form is to be a school—to be students, staff, and alumni—that “the world needs.”

Snapshots from the Academic Year 2019-20

We are happy to share with you some of our favorite photographs from the KIS community during the past quarter.

Celebrating KIS scholars in Manila…and New Haven!

Over 1500 students representing 30 different countries from schools all over the world met in Manila to vie for a coveted slot in the World Scholar’s Cup Tournament of Champions, which will be held at Yale University in the U.S. early in November. The Manila Round was the last regional competition prior to the finals, following earlier rounds in Beijing, Durban, Amsterdam, Astana (in Kazakhstan), and Sydney.

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