Science Department

At Harvest we truly believe that education does not end at the classroom doors, we take it beyond classrooms.

Ms Tharunnya.M.A

HOD Science

Senior Secondary Teacher

 

Passionate and innovative in her teaching, Ms. Tharunnya.M.A is a trained postgraduate teacher of Physics at the Higher Secondary level. It is her passion for physics that has enriched every year of her 22 years as a teacher in the CBSE, IGCSE ,As and A levels. For the last 15 years she has been a valued  member of the CBSE evaluation team for std.X and XII Board exams. She takes great pride in transmitting her love of the subject to her students and derives even greater happiness from unveiling the miracles of science to her students. Her students leave her class with a new found love for the usually dreaded physics.

At HIS, she serves as the Senior Secondary Coordinator and HOD of the Science department, ably handling the responsibilities of training, monitoring and mentoring all aspects of the Senior School functioning. Laison with other HODs, monitoring the efficient and effective delivery of curriculum and conducting periodic academic audits come under the purview of her responsibilities. Under her insightful guidance, the school has won numerous prizes and accolades at inter school science competitions including the coveted selection for the CBSE National Science Fest. Ms.Tharunnya has been awarded the Best Coordinator Award, Bangalore by the Conservation of Planet Organization. Her love of physics led to her studies at IIT Chennai  leading to a Post Graduate Certification in Physics of materials conducted by NPTEL. Among her other achievements, she is a National Merit Scholarship holder and has trained in Indian classical dance forms which won her laurels in State Level School and University Festivals. She has done Post Graduate Diploma In Journalism and currently pursing Post Graduate Diploma in Career Counselling and Guidance under ICTRC .She strives each day to bring the wonders of the world of science into her classroom, always with a warm and encouraging smile.

Ms Archana Prasad

Senior Secondary Teacher 

 

Ms. Archana is a postgraduate in M.Sc (Organic Chemistry) and has done  B.Ed in Chemistry and Math. She has 13 years of experience in teaching State board and CBSE as Secondary and Senior Secondary teacher. She has been a member of Grade 12th board evaluation for 3 years. She has excellent knowledge of subject and has great practical knowledge. She has been working with Harvest international school for past 5 years. Her passion towards Chemistry subject has made her motivate students also in learning Chemistry by making it fun.

Ms Anila Bhargavi

Senior Secondary Teacher 

Ms Anila has 15 years of experience as a Chemistry faculty , 8 years of experience as an Academic Coordinator and about 3 years in R&D and analyzing medicines in US based Pharma Company. She Secured Gold Medal for getting highest aggregate in MSc(chemistry), Global Teacher Accreditation award by British Council for implementing ICT in teaching Chemistry for middle school students. She was Selected in the top 25 teachers in India by thinkCIQ AIM (Awakened and Innovative Mentor) Award and her Synopsis for Global Collaboration Project Challenge published in Scribd. She has held various roles and responsibilities; coordinator appointed by CBSE for two consecutive years  to train the evaluators for evaluation of answer sheets for CBSE 12th Board Exam. She has been the evaluator for the board examinations for 7 years since 2013. She has been the Centre & Deputy superintendent for the CBSE (AISSCE/AISSE) , NEET & JEE examinations. She has been creating innovative lesson plans that include strategies, activities which will help students to explore 21st century skills.

Ms Roseline Rajitha 

Senior Secondary Teacher 

“Ms Roseline has done her M.SC in Biotechnology, B.Ed (Bangalore university )& M.Ed. (Mysore university). She is working with Harvest International School from May 2019. Roseline teaches Biology for grades 9-12. She has 14 years of experience in teaching both Biology and Biotechnology for students of Grade 12. She has been the Centre & Deputy superintendent for the CBSE (AISSCE/AISSE) & JEE examinations. Being a creative and resourceful person she engages her students through a variety of teaching techniques. With excellent communication and interactive skills she can stimulate in her children an interest to pursue higher education in a scientific field. With the right balance of enthusiasm and knowledge she fosters a positive learning environment in her classrooms.

Ms Neelam Ahlawat

Senior Secondary Teacher 

Neelam Ahlawat is MSc, B.Ed. in Science. She has around 12 years of teaching experience in CBSE, IGCSE and PU board at Senior Sec level (9th to 12th), FIIT-JEE students as well. She has been part of 

CBSE 10th Board paper Evaluation team. She has an urge to gain Knowledge, believes in simplifying things out of passion and desire to contribute towards society. She has done a project selected at national level further selected for IRIS. She has received an Earthian award from Azim Premji. She worked as Centre superintendent for IIT-JEE examination. She has been working in Harvest since April, 2018.

Ms Lavanya H

Middle School Teacher

 

Ms. Lavanya is a passionate teacher with 7 years of experience in state, CBSE, ICSE board schools. She has done her MSc (Microbiology) and B.Ed from Bangalore university. She has been working with Harvest for the past 4 years. She has limitless passion for teaching and unfailing patience for children. She is a vivid reader, and loves to teach kids in hands-on activities.

Ms Rajneesh Kaur

Middle School Teacher

Ms. Rajneesh is a postgraduate in Biochemistry and B.Ed. She has 10 years of teaching experience. She is warm and caring teacher who wants all children to be successful learners and works to create a classroom atmosphere that is stimulating, encouraging and adaptive to the varied needs of students. Teaching and learning with students gives her an immense pleasure, knowledge, wisdom and a feeling of contentment. She has been with Harvest since 2017.

Ms Gajalakshmi

Primary School Teacher 

Ms. Gajalakshmi is a post graduate in Environmental Toxicology (M.Sc) & has B.Ed in Biological Science and English. She has around 6 years of experience at Harvest, as a teacher and as a Grade Coordinator. Ms.Gajalakshmi has also volunteered as a teacher in the U.S.A for two different schools over a period of 3 years. She is passionate, hard-working and enthusiastic about teaching. She loves interacting with children and brings in fun to the classroom while inculcating critical thinking strategies. She strongly believes that “The Secret Key to Success in Life is Hard Work and Discipline!”

Ms Aparna Sajeev

Middle School Teacher

Ms Aparna has done her M.Sc. and B.Ed.  along with  Cambridge International Diploma for Teachers and Trainers(CIDTT). She has over 16 years of experience in multiple roles as a Secondary & Primary teacher, Grade Coordinator in schools across CBSE, ICSE, IB and as an Environmental trainer at a leading NGO. She effectively uses her experience in multiple areas to make Learning Science a fun filled experience. She has been a caring Mentor who focuses on the all-round development of her Learners. Aparna is working with Harvest International School since 2014.

Ms Namita Pande

Primary and Middle School Teacher 

 

 
 

Ms Namita is an education enthusiast having a cumulative experience of over a decade in teaching, training, and related administrative areas in progressive educational institutions. She possesses a Master’s in Physics, MS in Education Management and B.Ed. She has been working at Harvest since 2019. She is deeply committed to ensure that each student’s unique academic needs are met and passionately involves in facilitating positive, well rounded development of her students. She believes in inspiring students to acquire skills to become resilient life-long learners to be able to thrive in an ever-changing world.