WEEKLY NEWSLETTER OF CITY MONTESSORI SCHOOL, LUCKNOW, INDIA
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CMS Indira Nagar Campus organized the 4‐day International World Unity and World Peace Festival 'Confluence‐2017' at CMS Kanpur Road auditorium from 24 to 27 November 2017. Around 500 students arrived here at Lucknow from different countries of the world including Nepal, Bangladesh, Brazil, Sri Lanka, Saudi Arabia and India to participate in this mega event. Chief Guest, Prof. S P. Singh, Vice‐Chancellor, Lucknow University, ceremoniously inaugurated the 'Confluence‐2017' by lighting the auspicious lamp of unity and peace in the midst of a unique view of a mini world presented by the students of CMS Indira Nagar Campus at CMS Kanpur Road auditorium on 24 November 2017 through an educational‐cultural extravaganza organised in the honour of the participating teams from India and abroad.
The competitions held at Confluence 2017 separately for junior and senior students during the next three days included 'My Dream Canvas, Page Tech, Symphony for Peace, Rhythmic Tools, World Parliament, Euphoric Trills, Confluence and many more. The 4‐day event concluded at CMS Kanpur Road auditorium on 27 November with a pledge by students of India and abroad to bring about World Unity and World Peace. The overall championship in senior category went to Little Angels High School, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh while St. Mark's Senior Secondary Public School, Meera Bagh, Delhi was the runner up. The championship in junior category was bagged by St. Mark's Senior Secondary Public School, Meera Bagh, Delhi with Little Angels High School, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh winning the runner up trophy. Chief Guest of the closing ceremony, Dr M. L. B. Bhatt, Vice‐Chancellor, King George Medical University, Lucknow, gave away the prizes to the winners.
Various important UN observanecs like World Toilet Day (19 November), Universal Children’s Day (20 November), International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (25 November) were celebrated at different campuses of CMS wherein the students were apprised about the relevance of these days and our reasons for observing them.
CMS Jopling Road Campus organised International Innovation Day, IID 2017 on 19 November 2017 with great joy and festivity at CMS Gomti Nagar (Campus II) auditorium. The occasion was marked by a grand exhibition of artistic creations of students of Philippines, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Hong Kong and various states of India, which was the centre of attraction for one and all. Approximately 2000 entries, disseminating the myriad colours of 'Vasudhaiv Kutumbkam', were put up at this exhibition. These entries were sent by the students from from across the globe for various contests of IID‐2017 viz Essay Writing, Art, Calligraphy, Calligram, Portrait Drawing, Photography, SDGS Photography, Poster Making, Cartoon Making, Collage Making, Slogan Writing etc. The entries reflected students' originality and creativity and impressed the viewers who profusely praised them. The celebration was based on the theme 'International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development', a global initiative adopted by the United Nations that promotes and enhances sustainable tourism as a tool for development.
A 15‐member delegation of CMS Aliganj Campus I participated in the International Mathematics and Science Olympiad (IMSO‐2017) held in Singapore. IMSO‐2017 was organized under the aegis of Ministry of Education, Singapore and Nus High School of Maths and Science, Singapore from 20 to 24 November in which young mathematicians of approximately 20 countries of the world participated. The CMS delegation comprised Yastika Singh, Amogh Anant, Nakshatra Vidyarthi, Gaurangi Pathak, Aradhya Pandey, Yash Upadhyay, Jaya Singh, Pranjal Giri, Harshit Kushwaha, Aarush Singh, Aditya Pandey and Diva Chandra. The team was led by the senior teacher Ms Ritu Tripathi assisted by the teachers Ms Neelam Singh and Ms Rakhee Chaturvedi as deputy leaders.
Ishaan Srivastava and Atul Patel of CMS Gomti Nagar Campus II were declared runners up at the Regional Round of TCS IT WIZ held in New Delhi. This is one of the largest IT quizzes in India held across 12 different cities. Over 900 children from 138 schools of India participated in this high level quiz held at the famous Dogra Hall at IIT Delhi.