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
Once again the meritorious students of CMS have won accolades for the institution by securing tremendous success in the prestigious engineering entrance test IIT‐JEE Mains‐2018. This year, 237 CMS students emerged successful in IIT‐JEE Mains, which is a record in itself. CMS Founder Dr Jagdish Gandhi expressed delight on the success of students. He congratulated the dutiful CMS teachers for their relentless efforts for the success of their students in IAS, engineering, medical and other professional courses in large numbers year after year. It may be mentioned that CMS encourages and guides its ISC students for preparations of professional courses and also provides all necessary facilities. Besides, CMS organises several international events to provide an international platform that to hone their skills and boost their self confidence.
CMS Indira Nagar Campus organised a 2‐day CISV Mini Camp at CMS Kanpur Road auditorium on 28 and 29 April 2018. The camp concluded with a grand National Presentation combined with New Parents Day held on 29 April which was formally inaugurated by the Chief Guest, Mrs Sanyukta Bhatia, Mayor of Lucknow. A detailed information was given to the audience through multimedia presentation about the aims and objectives of CISV Mini Camp wherein the children stayed together for two days to learn lessons of World Unity, World Peace and Global Brotherhood through games and activities. At the New Parents Day and National Presentation, the students of various classes presented an enthralling educational‐cultural programme in the honour of their parents and other guests present on the occasion. Chief Guest, Mrs Sanyukta Bhatia, Mayor of Lucknow, said that we should begin from our home and family in instilling moral values and good character in the tender minds of the students.
Tiny‐tots of CMS Rajendra Nagar Campus III celebrated 'Open Day' with great enthusiasm at the beautifully decorated school premises on 28 April. The students eagerly participated in different activities and mesmerized their parents with their versatile talents. A number of interesting activities were held for the students, giving them ample opportunity to showcase their talents and creativity through self‐made craft items, doll's world, we can fly, fun with experiements, visual arts, mechanics, safety first, fashion trends, arts & colours etc. On this occasion, several interesting contests for mothers were also held. At the Open Day Celebrations, CMS Founder Dr Jagdish Gandhi, CMS President Prof. Geeta Gandhi Kingdon, Educationist from England, Dr Roger Kingdon, Director of Strategy of CMS, Mr Roshan Gandhi and Principals of various CMS campuses encouraged the students with their benign presence.
The students of CMS Rajendra Nagar Campus II took out a 'Kalash Yatra' to mark the Earth Day and create awareness among the people for protecting environment and keeping the atmosphere free of pollutants. CMS students were marching in Rajendra Nagar area under the leadership of CMS Founder, Dr Jagdish Gandhi; Director of Strategy, CMS, Mr Roshan Gandhi; Headmistress of CMS Rajendra Nagar Campus II, Mrs Jyotsana Atul and the Principal of CMS Rajendra Nagar Campus III, Mrs Jayashree Krishnan with the banner‐poster to sensitize people to conserve environment, plan for green revolution and stop pollution. CMS students were shouting slogans 'Dharti Bachao, Jeevan Bachao, Jeevan Ko Khushhaal Banao', 'Say No to Plastic Bags', 'Join the Green Revolution' etc. for awakening people and also making resolve for protecting the environment.
CMS Transport Department organised a Transport Safety Meeting on 27 April 2018 wherein CMS President Prof. Geeta Gandhi Kingdon discussed in detail the safety and security of children who avail school transport. She expressed her deep concern over the recent Kushinagar mishap and urged the transport staff to learn from the incident and to take every possible safety measure to prevent such fatal accidents. She added that there is no tolerance over breach of school transport safety and instructed every transport staff member that school transport must comply with all the standards set up by the government including traffic rules & regulations, driver selection and training, school vehicles servicing and maintenance.
Karnika Pandey, a very talented Class VI student of CMS Aliganj Campus I was awarded a cash prize of Rs 10,000 and Divyanka Mathur of CMS Rajendra Nagar Campus II was awarded a one‐time scholarship of Rs 5,000 by Silver Zone Foundation, New Delhi for securing ranks in the Smart Kid General Knowledge Olympiad organised by the Foundation.
Anushka Trivedi of Class IX of CMS Rajajipuram Campus I, won a cash prize of Rs 25,000/‐ for securing second position at the zonal level in National Essay Competition organized under the aegis of the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation. The competition was organized on water conservation and pollution in which this very talented CMS student proved her mettle over thousands of contestants from Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand with her views on environment protection, water and energy conservation and other social issues in her writing showcasing her concern, awareness and commitment for environment protection and won the second prize.
Pranay Singh of Class VI, CMS Aliganj Campus I was awarded gold medal and a cash prize of Rs 15,000 in the Natural Capital Olympiad on environment and wildlife. The olympiad was organized at All India level under the aegis of Saevus Wildlife India, a leading organization promoting wildlife and nature conservation.