Class of 2020
An online graduation. Half of University online. It feels like we’ve come so far from KC, like it’s been so long since we got on a school bus to go wrap our heads around calculus, and yet are still stuck in R.A Puram. KC helped me prepare myself for the uncertain times that we live in. I was better prepared to understand the media better, to understand how to deal with different situations.
A year ago, I graduated from KC High. Despite not being able to step foot into college, I’ve been able to truly appreciate the motivated learner KC has shaped me into. Most significantly, KC taught me the importance of collaboration, a skill integral whilst thriving in the real world. I’d always assumed that I produced my best work whilst working alone, but repeated experiences both during and after school helped prove otherwise.
Azzam Ahmed Thadey
Life in school often feels like a bubble – familiarity, and comfort embrace us at every step of the way. Fortunately, KC High has prepared me well to take on the world’s professional and social differences beyond this bubble through international mindedness, cultural understanding, and respectability. My social circle at university consists of people from over 6 different nationalities, which makes such learnings and practices extremely valuable in life outside academia.
It is not until you leave the comfort of home, that you realize that life was so easy and straightforward. All of a sudden you are thrown into this whole new bubble left to figure out how to overcome basic obstacles that once seemed non-existent. You need to be aware of the most simple things such as ‘do I have enough drinking water in my apartment?’ And then have a panic attack and rush to the supermarket in the cold before it closes. I think that being present in the moment and not being anxious about the future is really important to be able to take on the responsibility to take care of yourself when you no more have your parents running behind you. And I think I can give full credit to the KC Family for helping me understand the importance of being present and living in the moment to tackle all the obstacles thrown at me.
Upon going out into the real world (figuratively, of course – literally going outside is unthinkable) I met people from various backgrounds, housing different belief systems. My time at KC has helped me be empathetic and accommodating to them, while arming me with the tools to overcome the challenges I faced.
KC has helped me interact with the real world in numerous ways but I’d say they definitely helped me get out of my comfort zone and meet people from different communities and establish lifelong connections. I’ll forever be grateful for that!
KC’s environment, ranging from its people to its approach towards education, has helped me build one of the most essential aspects of individuality: confidence. Through opportunities such as being house captain or being able to easily communicate with teachers, I’ve learned to be a lot more vocal about my thoughts and opinions. This attribute has in turn also allowed me to engage and form closer relationships with people from different backgrounds.
Once university started I couldn’t have been more excited to start a new chapter that I was extremely passionate to study about. I noticed that KC’s way of teaching gives you a sense of independence and at the same time clear guidance as to what to do next. This prepared me for university as well, helping me stay updated with all my coursework!
The unique style of teaching and learning that KC High brought me up with has allowed me to smoothly transition into the real world. The method of connecting everything that we learn to the real world has helped me become independent and make responsible decisions. I have also learnt life lessons on matters such as building relationships and being a leader as well as being a team player. All of these are essential qualities that every global citizen needs that KC High has taught me.
Class of 2021
Rishab joined KC at Grade 5 in 2013. In the life of every event at KC, he is potentially flying off to Singapore. Starting a program at the Singapore Institute of Management he aims to major in Data Sciences.
Tanush also joined KC into Year 1 of the IBDP in 2019. Never shying away from opportunities, this fitness enthusiast is the motivator of the class. He is off to Pennsylvania State University. He will be majoring in computer science.
Vichar joined KC at Grade 7 in 2015. She is a risk taker who is always enthused to pursue new horizons, with innovative ideas. She is off to the University of Chicago soon, keeping an open mind on the major that she will be pursuing.
Netra joined KC High in 2008 into bright bunnies at the RR campus. It is right to say that KC too has grown with her. She has been our very own in-house entrepreneur with her successful lekker bars. She will be pursuing Business Management in City University of London at the Cass Business School.
Harshini Joined KC in 2018 into Grade 9. A great friend to everyone, her calm creativeness has inspired her to pursue a higher education at Ontario College of Art and Design (OCAD), Canada, majoring in Industrial Design.
Lakshya joined KC in 2019 into Year 1 of the IBDP. He is a born leader and a people person who connects with learners of every age. He will be pursuing his artistic passions through architecture at the Pratt Institute New York.
Tanya joined KC in 2012, at Grade 3. She is an excellent basketball player and energetic Bharatanatyam dancer. She has chosen to pursue her future education in the field of Computer Science, at Plaksha University, India.
Shreya joined KC’s IB program in the year 2019. She is beginning a very interesting gap year with the travel program,“Where there be dragons”, exploring different parts of the world in pursuit of knowledge and experience. Her interests lie in Philosophy, Psychology and creative writing and is keeping an open mind in deciding her major
Kuber joined us in 2019 into the IBDP program. A unique mind, he inspires us all with his inquisitiveness and his extraordinary nature of accepting people which makes him the greatest friend anyone can have. He will be majoring in the Biological sciences at the Fordham University at Rosehill , inclining towards the medical field.
Naveen joined KC in 2014, into Grade 6. Embodying the thinker, Naveen is taking a gap year full of enriching experiences and internships, before he pursues his higher education, potentially majoring in Economics.