PRINCIPAL’S REPORT :
“The highest education is that which does not merely give us information, but makes our life in harmony with all existence” - TAGORE
Visakha Valley School was established in the year 1967 by the great stalwart, Late Shri Abid Hussain , I.A.S., the then Dist. Collector and Founder Chairman who had the vision of starting the school on the lines of Rishi Valley School. Visakha Valley School affiliated to CBSE, New Delhi, stands today as one of the premier co-educational English Medium schools with classes LKG to XII under the Visakha Educational Society. The School is spread over a sprawling area of 33.4 acres of land with vast open areas and playfields . Over a period of 48 glorious years, the school has grown and moved forward on the firm foundations laid by our Founder Chairman , subsequent chairmen, elite Board of Governors and past Principals.
“ Let Noble Thoughts come to us from every side ” is what the scriptures say. This finds realization in the ambient environment and in the enviable location of the school which is nestled in a serene valley in the midst of lush greenery of two hills of the Seethakonda range. The uninterrupted view of the blue sea and the azure sky above are the gifts which the vallian students and staff enjoy. We are in the heart of the city yet we are away from the din of the traffic and pollution in the city. Teaching and Learning takes place here.
Visakha Valley today is the centre of excellence much sought after for admissions by the residents of the city and other states too. Our motto “Strive for Excellence” inspires in students learning for life in all aspects. The school guides the students to develop a positive outlook, steers towards holistic growth and development, inculcates the right values ,helps understand our culture and heritage, imparts life skills, teaches to care for the environment, trains to face the dynamic and competitive world outside as ideai global citizens who can readily face the challenges of life and shoulder responsibilities.
Learning here in a stimulating environment is a joyful experience. Skills are honed; talents and potentials find expression with the training and encouragement given by teacher. Besides academics students are encouraged to participate in activities like Art and Craft.Sports and Games, Literary and Cultural programmes organized by clubs in school and outside too. Awareness programmes, cleanliness drives , Social activities, Study tours, School trips and Excursions broaden their perspective.
Students are motivated to participate in Intra School and Inter School competitions, Olympiads, Quiz, literary and cultural, sports MUN Programmes , exhibitions at the City, State and National Levels . As in the past, the year 2015-2016 has seen innumerable achievements and accolades in academic, co-curricular and extracurricular activities. A few notable ones are listed below.
Siva Sashank from class 9th won a cash award of Rs.55, 000 in State Level Quiz Championship by ETV at Hyderabad. He also won the city level Elocution Competition conducted by Hriday Shan. Siva Sashank and Prajwal from the same class were the city level winners in the quiz organized by IIT , Chennai. Vibhor pandey from Class-12 and Krishna Prakash from class 11th won the TCs and IIM quiz in Vizag.
P.Sravanthi of class 10th , K.Sesha Sai, Class-9,Siva Sashank, Sampreeth Reddy, Praveen Nekkanti and Bhargav Sarma secured high commendations and were declared the Best Delegates in the various MUN programmes and Mock Parliaments J.Vidula Reddy of class-5 bagged Gold and Silver for Artistic Skating at Visakha District Rolling Skating Championship. Y. Dhanush Kumar of Class-5 won the gold medal at State Level Skating Championship . Ch. Nagalakshmi Sarvani of Class 9th is the winner of under-16 girls doubles in National Ranking Tennis Tournament by AITA. Gold Medals were awarded to Pragnya of Class-10th and Sampreeth Reddy of 9th by Mahatma Gandhi Rastra Bhasa Hindi Prachar Samithi.
In the Inter District Basket Ball Championship organized by School Games Federation, Kevin Cooper of class 12 won the 1st Place. Melvin Cooper of class 8 won the 1st and 3rd place in South Zone Skating Championship organized by CBSE . Anurag Cheerala is a State Level Winner in instrumental music.
Visakha Valley School is the proud recipient of the Intach Heritage Club Award 2015-2016. It bagged the 2nd runner’s up position at the National Level.
I congratulate my team of students and teacher motivators for the excellent X and XII results for the academic year 2015-2016. Hasitha K. of Class-XII scored a high of 93.8% in AISSCE. 47 students of Class-X secured CGPA 10 with 116 students scoring A-1 grades.
With utmost humility I would like to thank our Hon’ble Chairman Dr.N.Yuvaraj, I.A.S., for being a great support and for constantly guiding us My heartfelt gratitude to our Member, Board of Governors for their constant support and guidance. My sincere thanks to our parents who have always been our well-wishers and have co-operated with us in all our endeavours.