Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Posted at: Apr 22, 2019, 8:57 AM; last updated: Apr 22, 2019, 8:57 AM (IST)SCHOOL NOTES

Annual sports day held

Khanna: The annual sports day for the students of kindergarten and primary wing was  organised at Radha Vatika Senior Secondary School. The principal, Anupama Sharma, welcomed NP Sofat, chairman of the school, and other guests. She said sports provided agility and promoted quick decision making among children. The athletics meet commenced with shabad recitation. The students displayed their strength in events such as  frog race, baby crawl race, back race, hopping race, ball-and-basket race and balloon-bursting race. A  performance by the school band was another attraction of the event. OC

Public speaking competition

Ludhiana:Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, organised a public speaking competition on ‘I am glad I am me!’ for the students of primary wing. The competition was organised to promote effective public speaking skills among the tiny tots. The students’ attempt to hold the mic developed their socio-emotional skills as well. The principal, Dr Jyoti Pujara, said it was important for the students to know themselves before they knew the world, and such competitions helped them to improve their communication skills. She lauded the efforts of all participants and awarded certificates to the winners. She also motivated them to be sincere and diligent in academics and extra-curricular activities to achieve success in all spheres of life.

World Heritage Day observed

World Heritage Day was celebrated at Ryan International School, Dugri, with the aim of raising awareness among the students about the diversity of cultural heritage across the world and to sensitise them about protecting historical monuments. As part of the celebrations, a puppet show based on the stories of Panchatantra was organised for the students. A movie show on Vedic history and Indus valley civilisation was also arranged for the students of Class I-V. Students of Classes VI-X participated in a workshop on Ayurveda and yoga.

Welcome party organised

BCM Kindergarten organised ‘Welcome Fiesta’, a fresher’s party, for the kids of nursery. Tiny tots tapped their feet on peppy songs and enjoyed their favourite food items in the company of their friends. The teachers awarded the kids with fascinating titles such as Ms Elegant, Mr Handsome and Ms Adorable.

Cultural evening held at DCM

In an initiative to acquaint the students with the Indian culture, heritage and classical music, DCM Presidency School organised a SPICMACAY presentation by Kavita Dwibedi, an Odissi dancer. The programme was organised with the help of Atul Talwar from the Ludhiana chapter of SPICMACAY. Kavita Dwivedi, who is a student of Shri Hari Krishan Bihari, has been her field since 35 years. She has been bestowed with numerous national and international awards. She shared that classical dances are enriched with facets of worship and beauty. 

Seminar on wrappers held

The British Council, in collaboration with BCM School, Sec-32-A, organised a “wrapper speaks” activity for Class III with the aim of enhancing health awareness among the students. Students got exclusive knowledge about the details printed on the wrappers of different national and international food items. They were also encouraged to check the ingredients, nutritional value, manufacturing and expiry date of the packaged food items before buying and consuming them. 

Community day celebrations

Bhartiya Vidya Mandir, Kitchlu Nagar, celebrated community day to commemorate the birth anniversary of Dr BR Ambedkar. Following the vision of ATL Innovation mission of fostering curiosity, imaginations and scientific temper, a session was organised in which more than 100 students from schools such as Adarsh Public School, Bhartiya Vidya Mandir High School (Dugri Branch), P Royal International School, Shivam Public School and Sanskar Kendra students participated. Students worked on solving community problems using emerging technologies of ATL with basic prototyping material. TNS


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