Chiranjiv Bharati School, Sushant Lok
got an opportunity to interact with the students of St Monica High School, Melbourne, Australia, through video conferencing. Students of classes VII, IX, X, XI participated in the conference held under the Tony Blair Face to Faith Foundation, UK. Facilitator between both the schools was Simmi Kher, co-coordinator, Face to Faith Organisation, India. Both the schools gave introduction about their school, subjects and activities. The session began with exchanging of ideas on the students’ ambition and interests. The students also delved into the issue of ‘Faith’.
Sarla Chopra DAV Public School, Noida, hosted an inter-school English debate competition. The event was a venture of Society for Human Alliance Need (SHAN). Twelve schools from Noida participated in it. Dr M Ahmedullah (director, Botanical Garden of Indian Republic) was the chief guest. Wing commander R K Dhar and wing commander R R Tangri were the guests of honour. School principal I P Bhatia welcomed the guests. Trophies for the best school in senior category went to Army Public School followed by Amity Int’l School. Best speaker ‘For’ the motion in senior group were, Akriti Gupta (Army Public School) followed by Ayushi Vats (Khaitan Public School). Best speaker for ‘Against’ the motion were, Ritvik Bhattacharya (Kothari Int’l School) followed by Vishnu Sarthak Sinha (Amity Int’l School). In junior category, Mahima (Amity Int’l School) and Shubhika Saluja (Army Public School) were the best speaker ‘For’ the motion respectively. Ishan (Army Public School) and Pranav Gupta were the best speakers for ‘Against’ the motion.
A group of 13 students of Bal Bharati Public School, Rohini along with their teacher Shabnam Ajmani visited USA for a three-day camp at Kennedy Space Center, Orlando. The trip included a visit to Magic world, Disneyland, Universal studio and New York City. The students participated in various exercises like designing their own rockets, launching a dummy space shuttle, riding a simulator and so on. Each student was given two T-shirts with their logo. The students met an astronaut who had actually been to space. They were also given certificates for successful camping.
The German Club of Bhatnagar International School, Vasant Kunj organised a programme on German language under the guidance of founder chairman Dr V K Bhatnagar. The programme started with the song ‘Hallo Leute’ by class VII students following the welcome address in German. There were five participants who represented five different states of India. They danced and sang wearing the traditional dresses of the respective states. One of the students of class VII played the song on the keyboard. The song was followed by a quiz on Germany. There were four teams comprising participants from classes VII to X. A short powerpoint presentation was prepared by senior students on Germany. A student of class VI spoke briefly about Germany in English. The programme concluded with a song ‘Das Caravan Lied’.
Sumermal Jain Public School, Janakpuri celebrated Value Education day to focus on the old values of joint families. Addressing a special assembly of teachers, parents and students, school chairman K L Jain recalled the days when families used to be large and children behaved reverentially towards their parents. He emphasised on the need to revive the value system. A large number of students, parents and teachers paid floral tributes at the statue of Late Sumermal Jain.
SKR Public School, Inderpuri: Balbir Singh Rathore topped in Commerce stream with 86.4%.
DAV Pushpanjali Enclave held various activities for the students. School principal Sneh Verma encouraged the students to work for the cause of environment in a special assembly. Postermaking competition and T-shirt designing was done on the theme ‘Save Environment’. Board decoration and oath was taken by the students. They also participated in earth day celebration at NMML (Nehru Memorial Museum and Library), a programme organised by development alternatives and Department of environment and forest, NCT of Delhi.
G D Goenka Public School, Ghaziabad appointed its first prefectorial board. Chief guest Dr B S Sahay, director, IIM Raipur, pinned the badges and administered the pledge. Rajiv Goel (cochairperson) and Varsha Goel, presided over the function. The cultural programme commenced with a chorus, “I have a Dream...” followed by ‘Tarana’- a blend of Kathak, Bharatanatyam and Odissi. School principal Indira Kohli, in her address to the appointees, emphasised the need of honesty. Sugam Malhotra and Disha Sharma were appointed the school Marshals. Pre-primary in-charge Chhaya Singh gave the vote of thanks.
Students of Manava Bharati India International School, Panchsheel Park,
participated in a series of activities related to ‘Save Our Planet’. The middle school students had a poster and collagemaking competition. This was followed by a Nukkad Natak on save water and electricity. Senior students participated in inter-house debate contest. Merit certificates were given to the winners of various contests. School principal Bharati Pandey stressed on the call of the day to save the mother earth.
Junior wing of K R Mangalam World School, GK II conducted its investiture ceremony. The event commenced with the lighting of ceremonial lamp by school principal Jyoti Gupta, Dr Adhikari, controller of examination and academic coordinators. The new council received their badges from the Principal, the primary in-charge and Dr Adhikari. A lively song by the school choir and dance performances by the dancers added colour to the event. The vote of thanks was given by primary in-charge Suhani Daur.