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Students take part in contests and activities

Bookmark-making competition

Mount Carmel School, Mohali, organised a bookmark-making competition for the students of classes VI - X. The students showed creativity in different ways. It was thrilling to observe such dedication in a competition which was held on an online platform. Pupils were competitive in a healthy way. The judges were awestruck by the exhilarating performance of the students.

Tributes paid to Guru Teg Bahadur

To commemorate the 400th birth anniversary of Guru Teg Bahadur, Guru Nanak International Public School, Ludhiana, chalked out year-long programmes in the academic session 2020-2021. Students of classes I to VIII participated in a series of events from their homes. Questions and answers related with his life were added in the syllabus. Besides, the students also composed poems, wrote ‘sakhis’ and voiced their thoughts by preparing lectures about his life. Principal Gurmant Kaur Gill and the management and praised the students, parents and teachers for their efforts.

Activities to mark Earth Day

Students of Shivalik Public School, Chandigarh, enthusiastically participated in various activities to mark Earth Day. On the occasion of the day, an array of activities was organised with a view to sensitize the children about the conservation of natural resources and to motivate them to do their bit towards making their planet safe. Students participated in poster making activity which gave them a platform to showcase their artistic skills. Social science teachers motivated the youngsters to save, love and respect Mother Nature.

 School alumnus visits school

It was indeed a proud moment for the school when Priyanka Sharma, DAV Public School, Chandigarh, alumnus visited the campus. Besides being the brand ambassador of the nationwide campaign to promote the cause of the girl child as well as of ‘Poshan Abhiyan’, she is also the District (PKL) Icon. During an interaction with Principal Pathak, members of the staff as well as the students, Priyanka became nostalgic as she remembered the role of the school in shaping her career. Students were in awe of the ‘skating queen’ as she has represented the nation thrice in roller hockey team championship, twice as the captain. Contingent of students was also keen to ask her about what enabled her to win the gold medal 4 times at school nationals and 8 times for the state at open nationals.

Celebrating International Dance Day

With the thought of spreading happiness and not let the lockdown make the students feel lonely, the Primary II Block of St Joseph’s Senior Secondary School, Chandigarh, took  an initiative to celebrate International Dance Day. To commemorate the day, a dance competition was held in which the students of classes III, IV and V participated with zeal. The theme of the competition was to showcase any dance form conveying a social message. Students shared two minutes videos performing on different dance forms such as contemporary, classical, folk, hip hop; etc. The best performances were adjudged and shortlisted by the school dance teacher Ruby Sharma on the basis of song selection, expressions, lyrics, style, synchronization, presentation, props and costumes. The winners were awarded with e-certificates.

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