International Day of the Girl Child (11.10.2019)
A special assembly commemorated the International Day of the Girl Child. A poem, a skit – ‘Reedh Ki Haddi’ and a song – ‘O Ri Chiraiya’ put forth the message of empowerment of the girl child in a most effective manner.
Somnath-Diu Tour (Class : XII) (06 to 09.10.2019)
Students of class XII were taken on a tour to Somnath, Sasangir and Diu during the Dusshera Breatk. They returned with a bag full of memories of beautiful beaches, majestic lions and the famed Somnath Temple. This was their last excursion as school students, and so a visit to cherish forever.
Garba Dance (05.10.2019)
The week rounded off with an energetic, foot tapping dandiya session for the entire school. A tribute to India – its culture, its vibrance and its antiquity.
150th Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi (02.10.2019)
The school celebrated the 150th anniversary of the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi with great zeal and fervor. A special morning assembly dedicated to the Mahatama – his life, his ideals, his relevance today – were showcased beautifully with a Sarva Dharma Prarthana, song, dance and talk. This was followed by various competitions which showcased incidents from his life, his idealogy, his relevance today, and reflected on how we have killed the Gandhi within. An inter-house skit competition and a speech competition were the finale to the week long art and cultural activities celebrating Bapu. The Chief Guest, Mr. Shakti Singh Bhati, greatly enjoyed the program and motivated the students to speak the truth and stand for the truth, no matter what. Sr. Principal asked the students to draw inspiration from the life of a man, as of whom no other will follow.
The school also remembered another great son of India, Lal Bahadur Shastri. His simplicity and honesty are hallmarks that every student should strive for.
Hindi Diwas Celebration (14.09.2019)
Hindi Diwas was celebrated with a special assembly. Ms. Sumitra Malvi spoke on the beauty, the versatility, the history and adaptability of the language.
Inter House Debate Competition (XI-XII) (13.09.2019)
An inter-house debate competition was held for classes XI and XII. The motion of the house was – Social Media is more harmful than beneficial to youngsters. Students spoke with much enthusiasm putting forth their views with candour and persuasion.
Letter Writing Day (11.09.2019)
The world over, 11th September is celebrated as Letter Writing Day. In our school under the ‘Swachhta Pakhwada’ a letter writing competition was held. The topic was – Write a letter to the PM/CM/Editor regarding the cleanliness in your area and the steps citizens need to take to keep their area/nation clean.
Tag Board Competition (07.09.2019)
A tag board competition was organized in the school for junior and senior categories. The topic was Swachh Bharat.
Personal Hygiene Day (06.09.2019)
The morning assembly was dedicated to personal hygiene. The assembly began with the students taking a pledge to maintain personal hygiene and keep ourselves clean and healthy. A short skit by class VI depicted ways and means through which students of different ages can maintain personal hygiene.
Teachers’ Day Celebration (05.09.2019)
Classes XI and XII students felicitated their teachers on the occasion of Teachers’ Day with much love and respect. The programme began with the lighting of the lamp by the Sr. Principal, Sr. Jacqueline, Sr. Jiwan Lata and Sr. Lavina. This was followed by a prayer service where the students invoked the Lord’s blessings on their sisters, teachers and school. The teachers were entertained with a gala pragramme that had foot tapping music, melodious songs, graceful dances and a humourous skit. The teachers also participated in exhilarating and enjoyable games organized by class XII. This wonderful celebration rounded up with a delicious brunch shared by the teachers and the students.
Hand Wash Day (04.09.2019)
The Morning Assembly began with a pledge to wash our hands before and after we eat our meals.
A demonstration on the right way of cleaning hands was held for classes III-VI. A medical team from the Fortis Hospital apprised the students of the importance and ways to keep our hands clean so that the students lead healthier lives.
Swachhata Participation Day (03.09.2019)
On 3rd September as a part of the cleanliness fortnight a campus cleaning campaign was organized for classes III to X. The students along with their teachers were allotted areas in the school to clean. Students picked up even the tiniest scrap of paper, if any, lying in the school premises.
Swachhata Awareness Day (02.09.2019)
The first day of the Swachhta Pakhwada began with the morning assembly conducted by class VII. There was a short introduction of the Swachhta Pakhwada which emphasized on the reasons and need for personal and civic cleanliness. Balloons were raised to inaugurate the week. An Action Song, a dance and another song conveyed the importance of cleanliness through melody and movement. The Principal in her speech motivated all the students, staff and support staff to keep the school and nation clean.
A Wall Magazine Competition on ‘Cleanliness’ was held for classes VI to VIII. The topic was – ‘Ek Kadam Swachhata KI Or’
Swachhata Pakhwara (30.08.2019)
On the eve of the Swachhta Pakhwada, the Swachhta Shapath (Pledge) was administered to the school in the assembly by the Head Girl.
Fit India Movement (29.08.2019)
The school gathered in the Seminar Hall to watch the direct relay of the Fit India Movement launched by the Prime Minister Modi on the occasion of Sports Day. The program began with an introductory few words by Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Kiren Rijiju. It was followed by an invigorating and colourful ceremony which included a presentation of Indians indigenous martial art forms, dances and sports.
The Prime Minister exhorted citizens of all age groups to shed their indifference towards fitness issues. He said that this initiative will lead to a healthy and fit India.
The children enjoyed the programme and watched spell bound as the performers enacted their moves. They were also inspired by the Prime Ministers amusing speech which underlined the importance of good health, and fitness in an interesting way.
Story Telling Competition (24.08.2019)
A story telling competition was held for the students of classes IV and V. It was a delight to hear little ones ending their narration with a message to always walk the right path and know the difference between right and wrong.
Janmashthami Celebration (24.08.2019)
A special assembly was held on the occasion of Janmashtmi, the birthday of Lord Krishna. Colourful skirts twirled as class IX. A danced to bhajans celebrating the birth of the prophet. The assembly was a beautiful example of the secular fabric of our nation that has and will always remain a glowing characteristic of our nation.
Picnic to Kumbhalgarh (23.08.2019)
Classes XI and XII went for their annual picnic to Kumbhalgarh. It was a trip that combined education and leisure. The students reported to school at 06:00 am and were ferried to the site in three hours. A filling breakfast was then followed by a walk to the fort that rose in all its magnificence, suddenly, for it was designed to remain camouflaged and hidden in the beautiful Aravalis. A lesson in History and a jeep ride back to the hotel followed by a delightful lunch more than made the day. An hour long dance and music session satiated the young ones. Soon it was time to return and the students returned by 08:00 pm. Tired but happy.
Inter-house Dance Competition (21.08.2019)
An Inter-House Dance Competition for classes XI, XII was held with much fanfare. The theme was – semi-classical and contemporary. Senior students participated with great gusto and since the nation is the flavor of the month, songs in praise of the motherland were the choice of many a dancer. For classes XI and XII, forever immersed in their academics, the dance competition brought them great joy.
Measles-Rubella Vaccination (20.08.2019)
Vaccination of more than 2400 students was carried out for measles and rubella under the Measles Rubella Campaign, 2019, sponsored by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. A committee of teachers formed under the able leadership of Sr. Ishpriya, Principal, and coordinated by Mrs. Preetha Sharma, executed this mammoth task smoothly. Thirteen teams under the leadership of Dr. Ankit, Dr. Pushpendra, Dr. Narendra, Dr. Mohan S Dhakar (Block Chief Medical Officer, Girwa) including seventeen paramedicals inoculated more than 2400 students. The school stands in complete support of all welfare programmes that the central and state governments implement for children in schools.
Independence Day Celebration (15.08.2019)
The 73rd Independence Day was celebrated with much enthusiasm and patriotic fervor. Heavy rain did not dampen the spirits. Classes IX and IV were incharge of the celebrations. The flag was hoisted by the honourable Principal. The pledge was administered to the entire assembly. Feet and hands moved in unison as the six houses marched past the flag, hands raised in a proud salute. Cards and saplings welcomed our guests. A prayer dance and prayer intentions invoked our Lord and pleaded with Him to bless our country. A dance, drill, song and poem set the blood surging in the veins, while a skit on the futility of war brought a lump in the throats of the spectators. Our Principal in her speech traced the milestones in agriculture, education, health, welfare, defence, infrastructure and space achieved over the last seventy years. She exhorted the students to work for the nation and take pride in its achievements. The vote of thanks was followed by a resounding ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ – twenty six hundred throats hailing their country with pride.
A selected group of students performed a mélange of dances – Rajasthani, Punjabi, Gujrati – at the district celebrations at Gandhi Ground, and were much appreciated.
School Feast Day Celebration (31.07.2019)
The Feast of St. Mary’s of the Angels was celebrated with much piety and joy. This feast celebration was a tribute to the endless sacrifices and labour of the Congregation of the Franciscan Sisters. The program was organised by classes III and X. Our beloved sisters were escorted to their seats by the band. They were then welcomed with a sapling each, a gesture much appreciated by the nuns. The programme started with a special prayer service which was followed by a prayer dance. A contemporary dance brought a smile to everyone’s lips. The principal addressed the school and recalled the services of the congregation to the city and the nation. A skit that showcased the founding of the congregation was staged. This was followed by an energetic hip-hop performance; and a festive dance that wished all our honourable sisters a very happy feast. The Head Girl expressed her gratitude to her alma mater and the sisters for their selfless love and service to the students of the school. The vote of thanks was followed by a sumptuous lunch and entertaining games.