Facilities and Current Offerings
A picture is worth a thousand words. – Ben Shneiderman. Students are encouraged to enroll in the photography club to kindle their creativity and master the art of cinematography and filmmaking. The 5-month course is taught by a professional photographer using state of the art DSLR cameras for a nominal fee. Students are encouraged to bring their own devices to maximize their learning experience.
Ice Skating has proven to be one of the most popular and trendy leisure activities for both tourists and residents of Kodaikanal. Zionists can join the ice skating arena where they may pursue the sport for entertainment or with professional aspirations. Instructors are equipped to train participants to compete at state and national level events. Students participate on a weekly basis according to their respective age groups for a nominal fee.
In light of the controversial consequences that modern society unleashes on the health and well being of the current generation, Yoga is offered at Zion to unearth the infinite potentials of the mind and soul. Weekly sessions are held under the supervision of a certified yoga instructor who systematically trains participants to achieve maximum benefits of this 10,000-year-old art form.
Spoken English Classes
Mastery of English both in written and oral form is vital to establish dominance and remain competitive in today’s highly aggressive global platform. Realizing that the rote method of learning that is purely test oriented is insufficient to develop an all rounded student, the Spoken English Class focuses on verbal communication with an emphasis on grammatical and phonetic fluency.
At Zion’s Career Services Center, our goal is to build a bridge between a completed higher secondary education and a successful career. Whether you are still deciding your college major or have already decided on a specific program, we can assist you with a smooth transition from school to college. We offer a number of online resources as well as one-on-one assistance to prepare you for the journey ahead.
Junior Red Cross
The Junior Red Cross at Zion in association with Kodaikanal’s Red Cross Society encourages students to volunteer in community outreach programs to increase awareness about existing social issues that plague our locality. Active participation in inter-district camps that focus on sanitation, humanitarian ideals, disaster readiness, philanthropy and family values fosters a conducive environment for cultural exchange and interaction.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends. – Alphonse de Lamartine. Students aspiring to become world class musicians or those who simply desire to sharpen their innate musical talents can join Zion’s Music Academy. The music program comprises of training in multilingual songs, instruments and dance forms. Participants may showcase their skills during events on campus and inter-school contests.
Commuters may avail the transportation facilities offered by the institution to warrant prompt arrival and departure to and from campus. Bus routes are available on all working days even beyond the city limit for those who require transportation. Experienced drivers and dedicated conductors with safety as their paramount priority will ensure timely commutes for students.
A fully equipped canteen is available within the premises for both day scholars and resident students. The canteen serves a wide array of scrumptious delicacies and refreshments and can undertake bulk orders for special events like birthday celebrations. Stationery items, snacks, juices and other basic amenities may be purchased at subsidized rates at the school’s canteen.
Zion is delighted to introduce Lumosity to its current stream of offerings for student development. Lumosity is a brain training program developed by American scientists and genii that convalesces cognizance, boosts memory, stimulates creativity, augments attentiveness and fosters critical thinking. The aforementioned proficiencies are imparted through a series of online activities and virtual projects.
Zion is delighted to reinstate its famed overseas educational tours as a supplementary activity for students during the academic year 2017-18. This enthusing opportunity enables students to discover diverse cultures and prepares them for international travel. We are still at the early stages of confirming an itinerary and will post updates once a concrete plan is in motion.