WEEKLY NEWSLETTER OF CITY MONTESSORI SCHOOL, LUCKNOW, INDIA
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CMS students performed exceptionally well in the ACER International Benchmark Tests conducted by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER), with 3 students securing 100% marks and winning top positions at international level. These students, placed on Honour position, are Ayush Shukla of Class IV, CMS Aliganj Campus I in English, Anahita Singh of Class VIII, CMS Cambridge Section in English and Atharv Narayan of Class IX, CMS Gomti Nagar Campus II in Science. Each of these world toppers have been presented with cheques of ₹ 50,000/- by the CMS Management. Several other students won High Distinction and Distinction. At the IBT organized once a year in many countries for Classes III to X, the topper is awarded the Honour Certificate while the top five percent of performers get Certificates of High Distinction and the 90 to 95 percentile are awarded the Certificates of Distinction.
In view of recent accidents by city buses and loss of lives, CMS has come up with a fresh initiative to ensure safety of school children during their way back and forth to school using school transport. The school organized a free eye check-up camp for 500 school drivers. Famous eye-specialist Dr Dheeraj Kevlani tested the eye-sight of the drivers and 100 drivers out of 500 were found in need of spectacles as their eye-sight was poor. These drivers were given free eye-glasses on 18 March at CMS Kanpur Road Campus by CMS Director of Strategy, Mr Roshan Gandhi. CMS Transport Head, Mr Talal Mujaddidi, conducted the proceedings at this event.
CMS hosted a musical concert by the renowned French singer and music composer, Mr Atef Sedkaoui along with Mr Nicolas from France on 22nd March 2018. An enthralling musical choir performance by Mr Shamim and Mrs Jinous from Georgia, and the students and teachers of CMS made it a truly memorable evening. The program was organized by the Bahai’s of Lucknow at CMS Gomti Nagar Campus I auditorium and was attended by over 800 people of Lucknow and neighbouring areas.
To mark the World Water Day, CMS Community Radio (90.4 MHz) convened live 'Phone in' programme and workshop. Dr R. A. Yadav, Consultant, UP Jal Nigam; Mr Chandra Bhushan Tewari, Environmentalist; Mr Arun Singh, Engineer, and Mr Nand Kishore Verma, Water Conservator, graced the programme as experts and quenched the queries of listeners over water conservation and its necessity. World Water Day was also celebrated by students at all CMS campuses.
Mahi Pandey of Class X, CMS Rajajipuram Campus I, and GR Rakesh of Class X, CMS Indira Nagar Campus, have been selected to serve as Global Scholars at the 2018 Global Young Leaders Conference to be held in Washington DC and New York City. This opportunity places these CMS students among a select group of top students across the globe and will help them learn international leadership strategies and appreciate diverse cultures. At this conference, students from 145 countries will be will be exposed to a wide range of learning through mutual exchange of ideas, development of strategies for a better world, knowledge of different cultures and traditions and developing a global viewpoint.
Ayati Saxena, an outstanding Class VII student of CMS Kanpur Road Campus secured the first position nationally in All India Environment Awareness Competition organized under the auspices of Jim Corbett. She was awarded with a gold medal and certificate for her success.