Festivals of lights-Diwali was celebrated at jopling Road campus by organizing various inter-house contests- Thali decoration, Rangoli, Bandhanwar and lantern -making. Every house displayed their items in an innovative way. In the assembly students talked about the significance of the festival- how good always conquered the evil. Besides sensitizing the students to the ill-effects of the crackers, they also shared guidelines on being safe while burning them. The celebration concluded with Principal Ma'am giving away the message of peaceful and bright diwali.
The most admired TV Channels by the kids, The Discovery organized a written quizzing event called "Curiosity Contest" for classes 6-8. It was aimed to connect with the students directly and help them gain from the wide pool of knowledge accumulated by Discovery over the years. A six member Discovery team motivated the students to watch Animal Planet, Discovery Science, Discovery Kids and Discovery channel. A questionnaire on these particular channels was provided to them and the following students emerged as winners.
The FSSAI (Food and Safety and Standards Authority of India) conducted a campaign on Safe and Nutritious food under "FSSAI at school" initiative on 12th October 2017. Students from classes 3-8 participated in this session where they learnt about the importance of vitamins and minerals in daily life through an interesting and entertaining skit presented by the SNF and the Mascot team. The health mascots, Master and Miss Sehat, enthralled the students with their costumes and get-up and valuable tips.They advised to purchase milk in tetra packs with the fortification logo(sampoorn jeevan swasth jeevan). They also briefed about the significance of consuming fortified food, various deficiencies and how take precautions against any kind of disease. The children were also asked questions and the winners were given attractive prizes. It was indeed a visual treat for all and was followed by photo sessions with principal, teachers and students.
The efforts of the students of our campus who joined the Literacy Campaign –"Each one reach and Teach At Least one". were acknowledged by being awarded "Leader of Change" certificates at the 10th Ed Leadership International Round Table which was attended by eminent educationists and personalities- Mr. G.B. Patnaik, Chairperson. Indian Literacy Board, Dr. Sunita Gandhi, Lead, Facilitator. Worker, Global Dream.
Mridul Rathi and Sameer Saxena of class VIII, Shatakshi awasthi of classVII, Riya Saxena, Khushi Kaushal, Anshima Shukla and Gargi Kumar of class VI, Vishrut Arya, Aanjaneya Singh, Anandini Gupta of classV were awarded to make Lucknow more literate.
A Yoga session for classes VI-VIII was organised in our campus on 25th September by the Times Group. A team from Times Centre for Learning Ltd. conducted the workshop imparting yoga awareness and training.
Students of Jopling Road Campus took part in a highly innovative tool-kit to promote literacy-The Global Dream Project. It is used as the curriculum to teach illiterate and under-privileged people to read. Our students gladly became a part of the "Each one reach and teach atleast one campaign. After successfully teaching their learners during summer vacations each volunteer got their learner to the campus for a Basic Literacy Examination conducted by Ms Mala Mishra (co-ordinator)and Mr. Jonathan(Teacher-Programmer) from the Global Dream. An interactive session motivated the children to do even better in their future endeavours.
The Camlin Group conducted a Creative Writing Competition for classes 5, 6 and 7 in Jopling Road Campus. Students had to write a short essay of not more than 40 words on the topic "Saving Rivers:India's Lifelines". They were given Camlin Mechanical Pencils which save the environment.The contest aimed to sensitize the students about the rivers of our country facing a grave crisis. By participating the students became a part of a movement that pledges to save our dying rivers. The following students won first prizes.
An astronomy workshop zero session was conducted in the school on Thursday, August 31, 2017 by Ms. Garima Malik and Mr. Raj Jaiswal from Labrynthe Pvt Ltd., New Delhi. In this session the students learnt interesting things about Astronomy and space science. The attraction for the event was the mighty water – powered rocket launched by the school principal, Mrs. Manju Nautiyal. Seeing the rocket soar high in the sky, crossing the school field was a great fascination for one and all.
The students of Jopling Road campus expressed the feeling of unity and secularism as they participated in the 71st Independence Day celebrations. Unfurling of the National Flag by the Principal followed by National Anthem, Vande Matram and "sare jahan se accha' songs reverberated in the school premises. Investiture ceremony was conducted and the office bearers pledged to deliver their duties to the best of their abilities and honour the trust bestowed upon them. A plethora of contests and activities were planned for the primary and junior children. They participated in Hindi Elocution, Great speeches and Greeting card contests.
The Pre-primary students presented an action song-"nanha munna rahi hoon" and spoke brilliantly on national symbols-Montessori, national flag-Nursery and national leaders-K.G. Students of class 1 presented a patriotic poem- mere bharat mahan.
Principal Ma'am appreciated each and every child's effort and in her speech reminded the students of their responsibilities towards their country. The children were distributed sweets.
Students of Jopling Road Campus participated in the Bhartiya Raksha Parv organized by Dainik Jagran newspaper. The students joyfully and generously prepared the Rakhis for the soldiers at the borders who keep us safe and protected. The rakhis prepared by our students will be sent to Siliguri, Assam. Further the children also went to tie rakhis to the soldiers in a camp arranged by the Indian Army which was also organized by Dainik Jagran
The Roza Iftar party held at the campus was attended by people of all religions. They displayed a spirit of togetherness while sharing a variety of dishes.
Our students of classes 6-8 visited La Martiniere College, to witness an Exhibition “Seeds of Hope: Visions of Sustainability”organized by an NGO Bharat Soka Gakkai International on Earth Day. They also performed a Street Play “Dal roti Khao, Prabhu ke Guun Gao” in the La Martiniere Premises. The play highlights the health, nutrition and sustainability benefits of pulses. it also aims to sensitise the students towards the consumption of junk food and health hazards thereof. Pulses are also climate smart crops.
A workshop was organised by HOPE foundation conducted by Mr Jaideep Dhondiyal and Ms Arti Mishra. Children learnt tips for a healthy lifestyle. There were warm up exercises for children on World Health Day and demonstration of hand washing tips by Hope Foundation.
A Nukkad Natak titled “Dal roti Khao, Prabhu ke Guun Gao” was performed by our students at various strategic locations in the city like CMS, Gomtinagar I and City Mall.
Our campus celebrated International Year of Pulses-2016 as a part of the 11th International Innovation day. Our campus had organized many activities for the students to promote the awareness of pulses.
The eco-club members of our school very excitedly and carefully planted seeds of Urad dal sabut under the supervision of our school gardener and teachers who imparted them the required knowledge for the activity.
The Principal, staff and all the students took the pledge holding the flags of International Year of Pulses with its logo by Food and Agriculture Organisation.
The students also prepared a display board highlighting the IYP Key messages and giving information on different kinds of pulses defined by FAO and attributes of pulses.
The children further recited a very interesting poem on the importance of pulses "Pulses, The Magic Wand In Your Hand!".
Our Principal wanted the parents of the children to be a part of IYP. Hence a letter was forwarded to them enclosing some valuable information on pulses and also requesting them to donate pulses for the poor and the needy. Our parents generously donated for this noble cause.
The studentsof Jopling Road campus observed Hiroshima Day to mark the 71st anniversary of the devastation of Hiroshima due to the deadly attack by America during World War II and joined hands with millions of people of the world in this prayer to make a nuclear free world. Our Respected Principal Ma’am, teachers, support staff and the students came together to fold 1000 cranes in memory of the Japanese girl. The students further took this opportunity to raise awareness about the threat of nuclear weapons by reading the “Hiroshima Appeal” launched in Hiroshima Japan in 1985.
On 27th July our campus observed the 1st death anniversary of Dr. A. P. J. Kalam. Teachers and students paid floral tributes to the great leader. Students of class 5, 6, 7 & 8 spoke brilliantly on Kalamji. Sarah of class VI beautifully shared a brief life sketch of the Scientist. The children further spoke on our Annual Event IID. They shared a few snippets bringing out the personality of this great visionary. His passion for books, His faith and love for the youth, His love and respect for his parents and teacher/mentors were highlighted by the children. The tribute finally culminated with a powerful poem "Song of the Youth" delivered by class VIII. Bhavini Bahuguna administered the OATH OF THE YOUTH to every one present on the occasion.