Friday, October 18, 2019

Posted at: Apr 23, 2019, 7:34 AM; last updated: Apr 23, 2019, 7:34 AM (IST)

Earth Day celebrated with vigour

Earth Day is an annual event created to celebrate the environment and raise public awareness about pollution, which is increasing with each passing day. The day was observed all over the city by holding rallies, conferences and outdoor activities.

Primay and secondary schools in the city held various programmes to raise awareness among children. While in many schools, activities were held in which saplings were planted, in others, competitions on “saving mother earth” were held.

MGM School

Students of Class III to V planted saplingst on the school premises. A poster-making activity was held. Students delivered speeches, recited poems and presented group songs highlighting the importance of the day.

Guru Nanak Public School

Students participated in various activities such as “Best out of Waste”, “Poster Making” and “Quiz Competition” which were aimed at helping them know about their our planet. The students were shown an audio- visual about the importance of the Earth Day.

Peace Public School

A special assembly was organised to remind everyone about their responsibility towards Mother Earth. Students presented a beautiful poem on environmental education. It was followed by a thought-provoking skit. Students also presented a soulful dance dedicated to the planet. A pledge was taken by all to protect and save the depleting natural resources. The junior wing of the school organised a tree plantation drive to spread awareness and make the environment greener. A rally was taken out by the students in support of environment protection.

Police DAV Public School

Students participated in various art and craft activities such as drawing, bud-painting, pot making, poster-making and slogan-writing, depicting love for their Mother Earth.

Sacred Heart Senior Secondary School, Khanna

Sensitising visuals on smart screens, speeches, poems and discussions based on the theme, “contributing sincere endeavours towards saving the earth and its environment for peaceful co-existence of all life forms”, were held. Students also prepared posters to spread awareness about global warming, ozone depletion, air, land and water pollution and extinction of bird species.

Green Land Convent School

The school choir presented a melodious song on the occasion. A week-long cleanliness drive made sure that the students keep their classrooms neat and clean. The tiny tots prepared craft items based on the theme of Earth Day. Role plays on how the could be saved from global warming were enacted.

GNPS Birmi

A play highlighting importance of conservation of the earth was presented by students to motivate the children to save the Mother Earth from devastation.

Heart Senior Secondary School, BRS Nagar

The tiny tots dressed in the attire depicting the natural resources given to us by the Mother Earth to convey the message to conserve them.

BCM Arya Kindergarten

The day started with a cycle rally by students and teachers of UKG. Paramjit Kaur, principal, flagged off the rally. Similar activities were organised by St Soldier Divine Public School, DCM Presidency, BVM Kichlu Nagar and Dr AVM School.

Clay School, Pakhowal Road

Clay School, Pakhowal Road, held a seminar to mark Earth Day. Students were dressed on the theme ‘Say no to plastic’. They also carried placards with slogans such as ‘Save Mother Earth’ around their necks. A walkathon around the school campus was also organised during which students promoted the save-earth cause.

DAV, Pakhowal Road

Various activities were organised for the tiny tots to make them aware about the significance of the day. A hand-painting activity with the use of green colour was organised for spreading the message of making earth greener. Students of kindergarten were adorned as the components of nature. The blooming buds staged various scenes emphasising growing more trees, saving water and banning plastic bags.

Shri Ram Universal School

Through discussions, PPT, videos and art activities, teachers shared the need for living in harmony with other creatures of the earth. The children learnt about endangered species and what they needed to do to protect them.

Spring Dale School

The tiny tots were dressed as trees, globe, birds, rivers and streams, presenting themselves in various forms of nature. The students also created awareness on the need to save the earth. Managing Director Avinash Kaur Walia addressed the students and highlighted the fact that the earth we live on is a part of the vast cosmic universe and it needs to be preserved, conserved and saved.

Sacred Soul Convent Senior Secondary School

The celebrations were aimed at appreciating the uniqueness of our planet and educating the students about the consequences of ill-treating the planet. Activities such as like colouring, poster making and collage making were also conducted.

Delhi World Public School

Students and staff highlighted the problems faced by the planet earth. Educational and fun activities were conducted to mark the day. A special morning assembly was also held in which students expressed their views on how to protect the earth.—TNS


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