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Int’l Day of Families observed

Int’l Day of Families observed

Students of Sanskriti KMV School celebrate International Day of Families in Jalandhar. Tribune photo

Jalandhar: In an endeavour to connect the students towards developing social harmony and family bonding, Sanskriti KMV School marked the International Day of Family with much enthusiasm. They posed for great family pictures, crafted photo frames, spent time doing smokeless cooking and also enjoyed tale time with their grandparents and had prayer time with the family. Students virtually shared their experiences with their teachers. Rachna Monga, Principal, mentioned that in the pursuit of testing situations at present it was very important that students utilise their time in way to be creative and value the family bonding preserving each day as a family day.

Enjoy Family Time Together

On the occasion of International Day of Families, young students of KG II of Innokids, the Pre-Primary School of Innocent Hearts, had fun while having snacks with their families. This activity 'Snacks Time' was organised with the theme "Enjoy Family Time Together". They shared photos of their families playing indoor games on the school's official Facebook page. To explain the importance of family to children, a video prepared by pre-primary wing teachers was sent to the children, explaining to the children that each member of the family has an important role in their physical and mental development. Director of Innokids Alka Arora said that the tiny tots of Innokids and their parents perform all activities organised by the school very carefully. In this difficult time of Covid-19, all family members must cooperate to keep the atmosphere of the house positive and contribute to the overall development of the children. The purpose of organising such activities in school was to reduce the mental stress in the stressful environment of lockdown and encourage children to spend time with each other by explaining the importance of family.

DIPS schools celebrate Family Day

To make students understand the importance of family, all branches of DIPS schools celebrated International Family Day. Students shared happy memories with their families' online as well as family photographs. Students recited poems and sang songs in praise of their families. Some students constructed a family tree at home and shared its picture online. School teachers joined students and their families in the celebration by making them play online games. MD Tarwinder Singh has said that a person is born in a family which is part of his or her family. A person learns different qualities and virtues from one's family. CEO Monica Mandotra stated that the prime reason behind celebrating International Family Day was to emphasise the significance of family and spread awareness on issues surrounding family structure so that all members of a family could live happily and peacefully.he school organised a cleanliness drive in which students participated with enthusiasm. As many as 200 students and 10 staff members took out a rally. Students holding placards reading ‘Don’t litter, don’t be so bitter’, ‘Go clean, go green’. They also cleaned the Sector-15 market area.

Online Zoom classes on Covid

To remind the precautions to be taken to check the spread of coronavirus, the staff of Nobel School conducted an online activity about the deadly disease. Chairman CL Kochhar said the activity was organised for grade I to XII students through online Zoom class during first and second period. Students were asked: What is Covid -19? What kind of precaution should be taken by us? What are the symptoms of this virus and which wave is currently going on? How many doses of vaccine are needed for a person? Where this virus was originated? The students were made aware about model good practices such as sneezing and coughing into your elbow, washing your hands and maintaining social distancing. Kochhar said that the activity was held to make sure that everyone deals with the situation with positive attitude and positive energy and there is no hindrance in the studies of students.

Coming Together Symposium

Apeejay School Model Town organised a coming together communion to collectively pray to the Almighty to help the mankind tide away the difficult times. Students, parents, grandparents, teachers all came together, virtually and recited bhajans, shabads and shlokas. The unique communion that had people from different faiths coming together and connecting spiritually. Principal Sinia Sajith said that the Almighty is closest to the heart of the children. When children raise their hands to seek the blessing of God, he is sure to be moved. She told everyone, "There is so much we can do beyond medicine for our health and well-being. Let medicines do their work but, there are plenty of other tools that can improve our quality of life. One such tool is prayer, provided it is done the right way. Neither do you have to be a religious person nor do you need to visit a religious place to do a prayer. It is all about honest spirituality and true prayer."

Lecture on Multimedia Tools, Tricks

Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya is organising a 10-day induction programme. On the sixth day of this programme, Ashish Chadha from post-graduate department of multimedia was the resource person who delivered a lecture on 'Multimedia Tools and Tricks'. Ashish Chadha shared his knowledge about various tools used in multimedia which act as the back bone of any digital media production. He made the students aware about the various free online services which can be used along with their emails. He also gave a practical session on how to use these free tools, websites to get their work done in day to day life and making it very easy and less time consuming. He made them aware about use of G-Drive, docs, jamboard, slides, form, keep, mind master, canva and other various online apps and websites available free on the internet. Other recording tools like OBS Studio and Open Shot were also explained. In-charges of this programme, Meenu Kohli and Shallu Batra delivered a vote of thanks. TNS

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