Sunday, March 11, 2012

SILC: Weekly Digest - Spring Break Weekend (3/11/12)

Dear SILC Students, Parents, Volunteers:

Hope you are all enjoying the warm spring break weekend and are working on your SILC assignments - Getting ready for the social studies day, working on the articles for SILC news letters.

We will resume SILC on next Saturday 17th. Note that March 24th is Social Studies, Literature and SAP day.  Any last minute preparations for this special event will need to be done by the students and teachers when they meet on 17th.

Social Studies, Literature & SAP Day (March 24, 2012)

This is an event where SS, Lit & SAP students present their achievements. Our SSL day is scheduled for March 24. Our students and teachers have been working hard over the past few weeks to prepare for this event. They will be showcasing their acquired knowledge on stage, during this event. Please make sure that the students come to school on the 17th so that their respective teachers can apply finishing touches to whatever they are supposed to present.

We will not have regular classes on the 24th , since the entire day is committed to this event. The presentations will start at sharp 10am in the Como School auditorium. Everyone is requested to be seated inside the auditorium by 9:55am. Participating students should report to their respective SS teachers at the time given by them.


Please mark your calendars for the next Saturday. Indian Association of MN is hosting Connect India Event next Saturday March17th from 5 to 9:30 PM; Please visit for further details.   I will also forward the event details in separate mail.

Quiz Time

Answer to Last Week's Quiz
(Q) What city is called "Silicon Valley of India" and why? 

(A) The Silicon Valley of India' is a nickname of the Indian city of Bangalore. The name signifies Bangalore's status as a hub for information technology (IT) companies in India and is a comparative reference to the original Silicon Valley, based around Santa Clara ValleyCalifornia, a major hub for IT companies in the United States

This Week's Quiz:

(Q) The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are a group of autonomous engineering and technology-oriented institutes of higher education. How many IITs are in India now and where are these located?

Siva Jasthi
Director - Communications
School of India for Languages and Culture
(mobile) 612.217.4821

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