WEEKLY NEWSLETTER OF CITY MONTESSORI SCHOOL, LUCKNOW, INDIA
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It was once again the beginning of March and the celebration of Commonwealth Day at CMS Gomti Nagar Campus I. Students and teachers decorated the Campus with great zeal and enthusiasm and the stage was set to welcome the Chief Guest Syed Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi, Chairperson, National Minority Commission. Principal, Mrs Abha Anant welcomed the parents and guardians who had come to witness the festivities at Gomti Nagar I auditorium. The programme began with the school prayer followed by the All Religion Prayer, World Unity Prayer, melodious Commonwealth Song and songs of World Unity and World Peace which made the atmosphere reverential and inviting. The highlight of the day was a lively Group Discussion by CMS students on the theme of the Commonwealth this year, 'Towards a Common Future.’ Participants in the group discussion were Aryan Rastogi, Vaghisha Tripathi, Sana, Abdul Jawad Khan, Kshitij Shandilya, Kavya Prakash, Mahika Chandra and Manish Rajani. Rida Nadeem Khan and Kshitij Jain.
Divya Tuli, a former student of CMS Kanpur Road Campus was honoured with the prestigious Pravasi Bharat Ratna award at the UP Investors Summit. The award was presented to Divya amidst huge applause by the Minister for State for External Affairs, General V. K. Singh and State NRI Minister Mrs Swati Singh, for social, charitable and community work in the U.K. where Divya lives and works. Divya graduated from CMS Kanpur Road Campus in 1997.
Divya was conferred this prestigious honour in recognition of her exemplary services to the country as a Non-resident Indian. After receiving the award, Divya recalled her days in CMS and said that CMS education positively impacted her career preferences and helped her choose the right profession. She also fondly recalled her teachers who encouraged her in every sphere, be it academics or extra-curricular activities.
Girl students of CMS Gomti Nagar Campus II took out a huge 'Women on Wheels' Cycle Rally raising a powerful voice to create awareness regarding women empowerment and giving respect to women in society on the occasion of International Women's Day.
Out of 706 students selected from U.P. in the National Talent Search Examination at the state level, 94 students are from Lucknow. Of these, 50 students belong to CMS alone while the other 44 are from various other schools of the city. They will compete in the national level examination which will be held on Sunday, 13 May in Allahabad.
Anshika Shukla of Class VI and Atharv Shukla of Class IV, CMS Indira Nagar Campus, featured in important roles in the award winning documentary drama 'Sitaron Se aage Jahan aur bhi hain' based on the story of Dr. Iqbal. The film was awarded at the 22nd All India Children's Educational Audio Video Festival 2018 organized by NCERT, New Delhi.
Shreyansh Kumar Singh of Class VIII, CMS Aliganj Campus I, was presented the Paryavaran Mitra Kansya Padak by ICWESSAR (Indian Centre for Wildlife and Environmental Studies in South East Asian Region. He secured the third place in the country.
Shashwat Tripathi of Class XII, CMS Aliganj Campus I, was declared the City Winner from Lucknow and was awarded the Student of the Year title by USAUnivQuest.
Nursery kid, Yousra Mushtaq of CMS Station Road Campus, won the third prize in the flower arrangement competition held at Raj Bhawan, Lucknow.
Vasundhara Singh, Lohendra Singh and Osheen Agarwal of Class IV, CMS Mahanagar Campus, won the second prize in primary category at the Inter-campus Elementary Mathematics Olympiad organized by CMS QAID.
Muskan Singh of Class IX, CMS Gomti Nagar Campus II, won the second prize in the Artificial Flower Decoration competition, (category 17) held at Raj Bhawan, Rajkiya Udyan, Lucknow.
Ambika Singh of Class VIII, CMS Mahanagar Campus, won the second prize in junior category at Late Geeta Singh Memorial District Inter-School Taekwondo Championship organized by Lucknow Taekwondo Academy. Pranjul Agarwal of Class VI won the third prize in junior category.
Saatvik Siddharth of Class XI, CMS Aliganj Campus I, secured the first position, 6th state rank & 93rd Olympiad rank in the Silverzone International Olympiad of English Language organised by the Silverzone Foundation.
Chinmay Joshi of Class II, CMS Indira Nagar Campus, was declared the Gold Topper in the Brain O'Brain Wonderkid 2017 Inter-school State Level Competition.
Pranay Singh of Class VI, CMS Aliganj Campus I, secured the first runner up position in the Natural Capital Olympiad. He stood second in the country and was awarded a cheque of Rs. 15,000/- for this achievement.
Mariyam Alvi of Class V, CMS Rajendra Nagar Campus I, was awarded a participation certificate for her participation in 'Be the Next Shakespeare' contest of creative writing organized by Nav Bharat Times.