WEEKLY NEWSLETTER OF CITY MONTESSORI SCHOOL, LUCKNOW, INDIA
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Amidst great demand of the student fraternity, CMS Career Counselling Cell organized a grand 'Careers Day' on 22 April 2018, at CMS Kanpur Road auditorium wherein thousands of students learnt to choose careers for themselves in the guidance of various career experts and also learnt to prepare themselves for such choices and to plan for it. Earlier, the Chief Guest, Dr Vikram Singh, Pro‐Chancellor, Noida International University lit the lamp of learning to formally inaugurate the ceremony. CMS Founder, Dr Jagdish Gandhi, in his speech motivated the students to make correct judgements at this crucial stage of life. On this occasion, Dr Vikram Singh said that 'Careers Day' provides a golden opportunity to students for exploring career options on a global platform with experts guiding the students to aim for careers not only in India but also in the USA, U.K. Japan, Australia and other countries.
Speaking upon the choice of Civil Services as career, Ms Ministhy S., IAS, Principal Secretary, Science and Technology, said that the prime challenge in children's lives is to be a good, sensitive, gentle and decent human being. She told children to join civil services not for its glamour but to be the voice for those who are unheard. Mr Jayant Krishna, Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer, NSDC, advised students to take command of their life and career and be ready to face the visible and invisible problems coming their way. He motivated children to keep their eyes and ears open to learn good things. CMS President, Prof. Geeta Gandhi Kingdon gave an overview of the programme while Director of Strategy, Mr Roshan Gandhi, thanked the experts for sparing their valuable time and interacting with the students. At this Careers Day, domain experts, academicians, counsellors, psychologists and opinion leaders guided the students with their meaningful speeches. Apart from this, various innovative and interactive activities like panel discussions, talk shows, expert talks etc were held for the benefit of the students. Students seeking options in 'Careers Day' gathered various information about several career options such as Accounting, Advertising, Airhostess/Flight‐Pursers, Animation, Architecture; BMS, BMM, Call Centre Training, Catering and Hotel Management, Company Secretary, Chartered Accountancy, Civil Services, Cracking IIT‐JEE, Engineering, Event Management, Fashion Designing, Finance and Banking, IT Hardware/Software, Law Entrance, Management Courses, SAT/AP, Medical Courses, Merchant Navy, Multimedia, Post Graduate Programmes, Scholarships, Study Loans, Study Abroad, Travel and Tourism, Undergraduate Programmes, Radio Jockeying etc. The significant aspect of the 'Careers Day' was the presence of world class experts to guide students, teachers and parents.
CMS celebrated Earth Day at all its campuses on 22 April, to strengthen its commitment to work for the protection of environment. Under the CMS Environment Project, all CMS campuses conducted various activities focused on environmental issues in their Prayer Assemblies. They aslo enacted skits on misuse of various natural resources and the dangers of ignoring the earth and its precious resources. Smaller children of pre‐primary classes learnt about the earth and its importance through leaf and hand printing activities. International Book Day and English language Day were also celebrated on 23 April.
Eight CMS students of Gomti Nagar Campus I have been selected for the Govt of India Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojna (KVPY Fellowship). They will be getting a total of Rs. 37,12,000/‐ (Thirtyseven lakh, twelve thousand rupees) as scholarship for higher studies for five years. Every month, these brilliant students will receive a scholarship amount of Rs. 5,000/‐ and annually Rs. 20,000/‐ as annual contingency grant during the first to third year of graduation. At M.Sc. level, they would be getting monthly stipend of Rs. 7,000/‐ per month and annual contingency grant of Rs. 28,000/‐. Thus each student will be getting scholarship of Rs. 4,64,000/‐ during five years of higher education, totalling Rs. 37,12,000 for all the eight students. C
The students of CMS Station Road Campus showcased their multi‐sided talents at the Open Day Celebrations 'Melange' held at the beautifully decorated campus on 21 April 2018. On this occasion, they presented the CMS belief 'Every child is potentially the light of the world' through their wonderful activities and displays. While on the one hand, students showcased their talents through educational and sports activities, on the other hand, they proved their creativity and scientific acumen at the science, art and craft exhibition.