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“Celebrate KIS Carnival” Put the Fun Back in Learning

Around the beginning of the in-person semester in February 2022, KIS celebrated its first-ever Carnival of Learning which was not just a display of student learning, but also a reconciliation of our community after a prolonged period of interrupted schooling.... Continue Reading →

Alumni Business Partners

Relationships at Kodai are for life. Here we take a look at some of our successful alumni business partners. From best friends to generations of family members, it feels at home working alongside someone who completely understands you. Third Eye... Continue Reading →

Do We Really Know What We Claim to Know?

For the first time in our school’s 121 years of existence, our seniors hosted a Theory Of Knowledge (TOK) exhibition. TOK is an inquiry into how we know what we know, and everyone who has taken the course has ultimately... Continue Reading →

The Kodai Chronicle: Bringing out Big Stories from Small Towns 

In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, and with the onset of its “second wave”, emerged The Kodai Chronicle (TKC), a dispatch from the Western Ghats, run by the residents of Kodaikanal and surrounding areas. Initially a digital publication, it... Continue Reading →

Back at School

A new student’s experience of joining in-person schooling at KIS in September 2021 as the state government permitted schools to reopen for Grades 9 to 12. When the mail came announcing that we could finally come to the KIS campus,... Continue Reading →

KIS Student Receives INTACH National Prize

Abhishek Andrew Tijo from Grade 9 won the National Prize for his submission in the ‘Nature in Danger’ project run by the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH). His submission was titled ‘Waterbody Clean-up Initiative - Kodaikanal... Continue Reading →

‘Animals from Trash’ – a KIS-IISER Collaboration

Sangmin Han (Class of ‘22) and his team at KIS have embarked on a project called ‘Animals from Trash’, which is aimed at monitoring the reliance of animals on the trash dumps for acquiring nutrients and creating reliable statistics for... Continue Reading →

Eat, Meet and Collaborate

COVID-19 was a time of growth and reflection for many. This includes KIS, where many new features were added, both in the online learning platform as well as the physical school. The most exciting of these was the cafeteria renovation.... Continue Reading →

Kelly in Kodai

We often say ‘life brings you full circle,’ but many don’t experience this reality. Thirty-four years after I graduated from Kodai, where I spent most of my childhood, I finally returned with my 12-year-old son in August 2021. Right in... Continue Reading →

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