The IAYP Meet held on May 5th at Hopetown Girls’ School saw an interesting afternoon of sharing good IAYP practices. IAYP Prefects from Welham Boys’, Welham Girls’, the Doon School, The Tibetan School Selaqui, Summerfield School and Purkul School discussed the possibility of taking on social causes jointly. IAYP Bronze students spent the weekend of the 4th and 5th May in Thangaon village, where they trekked, camped and studied medicinal herbs.
Junior Council Investiture: On 1st May 2013, the Junior Prefects and the Vice Captains were badged completing the tenth Student Council Of Hopetown.
Earth and Man Conference: On the ocassion of the Earth day, The Doon School organised a conference - 'Earth and Man'. Hopetown along with a number of other schools from across the country participated in this conference. Tanvi Todi and Sheetal Aery of Class 12 represented Hopetown. Every school had to show a presentation on what the school was doing for the environment and a painting that depicted environmental issues. The painting on display from Hopetown was painted by Aayushi Agarwal and Jyotsana Oberoi. This painting was awarded the 'Best Painting'.
Inter-House Face Painting Competition: On 27th April 2013, Hopetown was full of painted creatures of different kinds. The category for Class 5, 6 and 7 was Cartoons. Diamond House stood first while Sapphire House stood second in this category. The next category was for Classes 7, 8 and 9. The topic here was Insects. Diamond House stood first while Emerald House stood second. The last category was the 5 Elements for classes 10, 11 and 12. In this category Ruby House stood first while Emerald House stood second. Overall Diamond House stood first followed by Ruby house as the Runners-Up.
Earth Week: The days from 16th April, 2013 to 22nd April, 2013 have been very exciting for the students of Hopetown as all the activities were directed to save Earth. These activities included cleanliness drives, lights out sessions, Earth Art Fest and special assemblies to highlight the problems of the earth and how we as individuals can make a difference. All these activities made a great impact on Hopetavians.
Talent Show For New Students: The new girls of Hopetown actively participated in the Talent Show specially arranged for them on 21st April, 2013. They danced, sang songs, recited poetry and acted, all of them showing their talents to the rest of the school.
Earth Art Fest: Hopetown organised an Inter-School Fest on the occasion of the Earth Day on 21st April 2013. A total of thirteen schools participated making this event a great success.
Inter-House Junior Basketball Tournament: 16th -19th April Hopetown witnessed the Middle School teams in full force to play for their respective houses. After three exciting days of basketball Sapphire House emerged as winners and Ruby House stood as Runners-up. Amrit Maan was awarded the Rising Star while Jeevana Kaur got the Best Player Award.
Inter-House IT Quiz: On 20th April 2013, the IT Quiz for Middle School took place. For the first time the entire junior section participated in a GEP. After exciting rounds of quizzing, Sapphire House stood first and Ruby House stood second.
Winmumby Tournament: Hopetown participated in the 13th Winmumby All India Basketball Tournament held at Woodstock School, Mussoorie from 17th - 20th April, 2013.
All India Challenge Quiz : On 16th April 2013, Khushboo Arora, Mahima Grover and Sanchita Pujari of Hopetown participated in the All India Challenge Quiz along with participants of 22 other schools held at Rashtriya Indian Military College, Dehradun.