WEEKLY NEWSLETTER OF CITY MONTESSORI SCHOOL, LUCKNOW, INDIA
CMS creates a better future for all children by maximising their opportunities
through quality education and initiatives for unity and development
H.E. Mr Khemraj Ramjattan, Vice‐President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, H.E. Sir Iakoba T. Italeli, Governor General of the Republic of Tuvalu, H.E. Mr Stjepan Mesic, President of the Republic of Croatia , H.E. Dr Pakalitha B Mosisili, Prime Minister of Republic of Lesotho, and more than 200 chief justices, judges and legal luminaries from 56 countries of the world have arrived here at Lucknow on the call of the students of CMS for safeguarding the future of the world's over 2.5 million children and generations yet to be born from the impending disaster that could be caused due to the threat of nuclear World War between America and North Korea. Prior to their arrival to lucknow for participation in the International Conference of Chief Justice of the World being organised by CMS from 10 to 14 November 2017, these eminent participants paid floral tribute to the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat in Delhi and addressed the first session of the conference chaired by the Home Minister of the country, Mr Rajnath Singh who said that the time has come for all the nations of the world to work together for World Unity and World Peace. He also said that India has always stood against any type of wars and violence. Our culture is based upon ancient Indian Ideal of Vasudhaiv Kutumbkam and considering the entire humanity as one big family, we always strive for the benefit of entire humanity.
At Lucknow, the delegates were accorded a warm reception upon their arrival on 10 November and a grand Welcome ceremony was organised in their honour at CMS Kanpur Road auditorium. Mr Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Minister for Minority Welfare, Govt. of India was the Chief Guest on this occasion while Mr Dinesh Sharma, Deputy Chief Minister of U.P., lighted the lamp of unity to formally inaugurate the function.
A 6‐member delegation of CMS Gomti Nagar Campus I left for the Philippines for participating in International Teenagers Mathematics Olympiad (ITMO‐2017). Well known educational institution of Philippines, Mathematics Trainers’ Guild organized this Olympiad in Davao City of Philippines, in which young mathematicians of around 20 countries of the world are participating. School's students, teachers and parents bid a hearty farewell to the students at the Amausi airport and wished them luck for winning the competition and raise country's flag high in foreign land. At ITMO‐2017 competitions will be held in two categories i.e. Key Stage 2 (Juniors) and Key Stage 3 (Seniors) and CMS students will be participating in Key Stage 3 (Seniors) contest. The team is led by senior teacher Mr Abhishek Pandey assisted by teacher Ms Mugdha Kumar as deputy team leader. Student members of the team are Pariniti Malhotra, Kruiti Rai, Divyanshi Chauhan and Shruti Srivastava.
CMS Rajajipuram Campus II organised the International Geography Olympiad 'Geofest International‐2017' from 4 to 7 November 2017 at CMS Kanpur Road auditorium. Around 500 young geographers, teachers and renowned geography experts from Bangladesh, Nepal, Mauritius, Thailand and various states of India arrived here to participate in this olympiad. The 4‐day event was formally inaugurated on 4 November by Chief Guest, Mr Rajesh Agarwal, Finance Minister, U.P., by lighting the lamp of learning in the midst of a call for green revolution presented through a grand educational‐cultural programme by the students of CMS Rajajipuram Campus II before the participating teams from India and abroad.
The competitions of Geofest 2017, held in primary, junior and senior categories over the next three days were, Create Your Taste (collage), Geotoon (cartoon making), Geotech (web designing), Geotalk (debate)), Voice & Vision (choreography), Model Display, and Quiz, each imparting the message of keeping our Mother Earth green and prosperous. Students of various countries enjoyed showcasing their talents and skills through their participation in these competitions and learning about each others' culture and traditions through interaction.
Senior Championship Trophy of Geofest 2017 was awarded to Sunbeam Suncity, Varanasi; Bluebells School International, New Delhi won the Juniors' Championship and Primary Championship went to St. Conrad's Inter College, Agra. Chief Guest of the closing ceremony, Director General of RDSO, Mr Margoob Hussain awarded shields, medals and certificates to the winners.