Clean and Green with Chamki
More than 200 children, along with the famous Gali Gali Sim Sim Muppet, Chamki, participated in a tree plantation and cleanliness drive, reinforcing the message of a clean and green environment. Galli Galli Sim Sim, in association with HSBC, and The Restoring Force (TRF), felicitated teachers of the Government Primary School, RR Camp Bhim Nagar, to commemorate the World Environment Day. The Event also celebrated the success of the “Radiophone Health & Hygience Camp”. While Chamki addressed the gathering of children, the teachers from other schools like GPS Khadipur, Dhanwapur, Chakkarpur, Shivaji Park, and Sankalp Welfare Society School shared their experiences during the Camp. The teachers received a certificate of appreciation for the same.
A Maple Bear Teacher’s workshop was held at Ansal Institute of Technology, wherein 26 schools participated – with over 50 participants. The purpose of the Convention was to expose teachers to sessions that would help them impart their lessons better in the classroom. The two-day Convention entailed sessions on: teaching English language, and the concepts of Maths to young learners, classroom management skills, and awareness of an effective teaching-learning environment. The Convention concluded with a story-telling session. Mr. N. K. Tewari, Director Education, Modi Trust, was the Chief Guest.
Ajanta Mother's Day
Tiny tots at Ajanta Public School celebrated Mother’s Day in a very unique way. They all made different and innovative cards for their mothers. It was followed by a lemonade, party which was named “Pool Party”. All the children were taken to a swimming pool. They were excited to learn lemonade making, and to drink it. They sat beside the swimming pool, enjoying with their buddies and teachers.
DPS Scholar Badge
DPS celebrated the Scholar Badge ceremony of Class 8. The school honoured all its achievers for having maintained an exemplary academic record. The event included a mellifluous rendition by the School choir, along with a fusion dance performed by the students. The Principal, Ms. Aditi Misra, welcomed the parents, and congratulated the students on their achievements. Her thoughts were emphasised by a small presentation titled “Winners not Quitters, which highlighted the undying spirit of several famous personalities of today.
A fun-filled river rafting adventure trip was organised by CCA, for the students of Class XI, in association with ‘Mercury Himalayan Adventure’. It was a breathtaking and learning experience for the students, and the teachers too. Students had to wear specialised jackets for river rafting, and rope activities. They were also taken for shooting practice in groups. For some students though, it was a bit scary too. However, every child was overjoyed to have been a part of this amazing trip, which enabled them to stay in tents pitched besides the River Ganges. Another such adventurous trip was organised by the School to Camp Pine Riviera, Padampuri, near Nainital, for the students of Classes VI to VIII. Children were divided into groups and enjoyed the camp activities – like rope bridge, rappelling, jummaring, commando net, river crossing, visit to 200, and boating.
Summer Enrichment Camp
Over 50 kids attended the summer camp, “Summer Enrichment Classes” at Rolie Anshuman – The Treehouse Terrace Enrichment Centre. Apart from activities like drawing, essay writing, and English language classes, kids also learnt about their favourite cartoon characters and film stars through special story-telling sessions.
Shalom Science Park
Students of Class 11 of science stream, Shalom Hills International School, visited Rajiv Gandhi Energy Park, the one of its kind in the country. Students were shown a presentation, and told about the environment issues. The presentation was followed by a demonstration of various working models – such as hydro power plant, geothermal energy plant, solar panels, solar cooker, and energy audit machine.
Swiss Prefectorial Investiture
A Prefectorial Investiture ceremony, for the academic year 2012-2013, was held at Swiss Cottage School. The prefectorial oath was administered by the Principal, Col C .R. Jakhar, and students from Classes 9 to 12 were sworn in as prefects. Master S.L. Sriram and Miss Akansha Bhardwaj were selected as School Captains, and Master Pares Rana and Miss Indu were selected as Sports cum Discipline Captains. The Student Council of the School helps to maintain discipline and order, and also learns lessons in governance. The idea is to develop leadership qualities at this tender age.