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                                  Personality Development

                                  CMS creates a better future for all children by maximising
                                  their opportunities through quality education and
                                  initiatives for unity and development.

     CMS wins maximum number of 7 prizes at Republic Day Parade 2021                    Message from the CMS President
                                               CMS has been awarded the                Dear Parents,          list in the young achievers’ category, a
                                               maximum number of seven
                                               prizes for its items presented at       The Republic Day Parade   huge fillip for the school.
                                               this year’s Republic Day Parade.        on 26th January restored   In January it became confirmed that
                                               The idea of making this earth a         hope that the end of the   Boards would be setting the exams face
                                               heaven by world unity, world            COVID crisis is nigh, and it   to face in spring/early summer. This news
                                               peace, love, compassion and             brought a fresh zest   led to a slow increase in senior students’
                                               global understanding,        Prof. Geeta Kingdon  among students and   attendance, such that by the time of the
                                                                              President, CMS
                                               portrayed artistically through
                                               the tableau, found instant              teachers in our campuses.   start of internal exams, attendance was
                                               recognition and support from   The ‘cherry on the cake’ was that out of   virtually 100%. This made the school once
                                               the public, gathered on both   nine CMS student presentations at the   again a thriving live community and
      CMS Tableau teaches us the lesson of love, unity and global understanding  sides of the road and sent a   Parade, seven won a first or second prize,   restored a feel of normality.
     message to all to make the earth safe for the present and future generations of   and the CMS tableau on the theme of   Enriching online international events
     mankind.                                                                                                  world unity also won a prize in the   continued in January by many CMS
                                                       (see details on page 7)  parade.                       campuses, fueling students’ creativity and
       CMS girl marches in Republic Day Parade at Delhi's Rajpath          Vyom Ahuja student of Class VII at CMS   extra-curricular interests, and they
                                                                           Gomti Nagar I campus won accolades   brought our students on one platform
             Khushi Srivastava, a student of   the 200-member contingent, of which 13   from PM Modi in his new year’s honours   with students from other countries.
             CMS Chowk Campus brought   boys and girls were from U.P. CMS
             laurels to CMS as she marched   Founder, Dr Jagdish Gandhi
             in the prestigious NCC     congratulated Khushi for bringing fame   Prakriti gets admission in Cornell with 100% scholarship
             contingent on Republic Day at   to CMS and wished for her bright future.
     Delhi's Rajpath. She was the only girl   Khushi aspires to serve in the Indian   Prakriti Tandon, a student of CMS, Mahanagar Campus has secured
     from Lucknow to have found a place in   Armed Forces one day.                   admission in Cornell University with 100% Tata Trust Scholarship. She will
                                                                                     join the College of Arts & Sciences at Cornell in August 2021. She will
      Ayushi offered admission to Geneva School of Diplomacy, Switzerland            appear for her Class XII Board Exams at CMS Mahanagar next March.
                                                                                     Prakriti says, “I applied for need-based financial aid while seeking
             Ayushi Shukla, a student of   public speaking and I got an opportunity   admission at Cornell, which was granted with 100% Tata Trust Scholarship
             2019-20 batch of CMS,     to participate in the MUN organised by
             Rajajipuram Campus has been   CMS   at the 19th Chief Justices   and an offer letter for admission. I will opt for a Chemistry major in undergrad as I
             offered admission to pursue   Conference. There I also got the chance   have always wanted to pursue drug research in future.” This year, 27 bright CMS
             Bachelor of Arts in       to meet and interact with Chief Justices,   students have been offered admission to various prestigious universities in USA, UK,
             International Relations for   Judges and Heads of States because of   Australia etc., many on scholarship.                                          See their names on page 3
     three years at the Geneva School of   which I got a better understanding of
     Diplomacy and International Relations,   world affairs and diplomacy. This got me   CMS Aliganj II organizes International Day of Education
     Switzerland. The prestigious university   going." Mrs Nisha Pandey, Senior
     has also offered a 100% fee waiver to   Principal of CMS Rajajipuram Campus I   On 24th January, when cold winds swept through the plains of North India
     Ayushi for the first year of her course.  was overjoyed and immensely proud of   and human beings huddled themselves in warm shawls and sweaters, there
     Ayushi says, “While in school I loved   Ayushi's brilliant achievement.  was a feeling of warmth and good cheer, as CMS Aliganj Campus II came up
                                                                           with another blockbuster event, the first International Day of Education,
               New Year begins afresh with 3-day IEO 2021                  which brought students, teachers and educationists of various countries to   Mrs Samvida Adhikari
                                                                                                                exchange their ideas on a   Principal & Convenor
    After a long and weary year, new tidings were ushered by the                                                common world platform.
    International Environmental Olympiad IEO 2021 organized                                                     Competitions were held to encourage
    virtually by CMS Gomti Nagar Campus II from 19th to 21th                                                    the participation of students in the
              January 2021. Deputy Chief Minister of UP, Dr                                                     process of education and these
              Dinesh Sharma inaugurated the three-day   Ms Manjit Batra  Ms Sangeeta Banerjee                   included Groovy Moovy (energiser),
                                                        Sr Principal  Principal
              International Environment Olympiad (IEO-2021)                                                     Artistry (Art on Platter, Rhythmic Fusion
              on 19th January 2021 as the Chief Guest.                                                          (East Meets West), The Power of Voice
              Students from Germany, Jordan, Russia, Canada, Ireland, Srilanka, Nepal                           (Gen. Orators), Ensemble (Melodicious
    Dr Dinesh Sharma
      Dy CM, UP  and various states of India connected virtually for eager participation in a   ..........................................................  Choral composition), Weaving your
              variety of events, that included Recycle for Life Cycle (Model Making), The                       Survival (Quilt your thoughts).
    Hue Story (Art Designing), Fantasy Carnival (Mask Making), Ecosperity (Garment
    designing), Spread Your Wings (Choreography), Ode to Nature (Elocution), Website   Two CMS Campuses bag WIPRO Earthian Award
    Design Competition etc.                            (See photos on page 2)
                                                                                                                     It is a matter of great pride for
            CMS inks MoU for promotion of French Language                                                            the entire CMS family, that two
                                                                                                                     CMS Campuses have been
    Mr Roshan Gandhi, CEO, CMS, signed an MoU                                                                        chosen to receive the
    with Alliance Française de Lucknow (AFL) for                                                                     prestigious WIPRO Earthian
    teaching French in all CMS campuses with a                                                                       Award this year. These
    view to enhance employability skills, provide                                                                    Campuses are CMS Kanpur Road
    opportunities for pursuing higher studies in                                                                     and CMS Gomti Nagar
    France, student exchanges and many related                                        CMS Gomti Nagar Extension Team  Extension. Earthian is an annual
    initiatives for the promotion of French
    language and culture. Mr Mukesh Meshram,   The Alliance Française team with   sustainability education programme of Wipro Foundation.
    Commissioner, Lucknow Division along with  Mr Roshan Gandhi, CEO,CMS   CMS Kanpur Road has won this award for the sixth consecutive time.
    M. Emmanuel Lebrun-Damiens, Counsellor for                             CMS Kanpur Road Team comprises the following:Team Leader- Mrs Shiksha Tripathi;
    Education, Science and Culture at Embassy of France in India and Country Director, French   Students - Advik Tripathi, Kratika Srivastava, Hansika Gautam, Bhuvi Bhatnagar,
    Institute in India and Zohra Chatterji, President, AFL, were also present on the occasion.  Manoneet Bajpai and Aarna Bajpai.
                                                                           CMS Gomti Nagar Extension team comprises the following: Teacher Incharge: Kavita S
              CMS student awarded Rashtriya Bal Puraskar                   Shahi (Junior Section - Geography teacher); Students: Bhagya Lakhmani, Sharanya
                     by Prime Minister Narendra Modi                       Agarwal, Pratham Bhardwaj, Nirmit Rajpoot and Agastya Shukla. The winning schools
                                                                           will be awarded a cash prize of ` 50,000 each. Due to Covid 19 pandemic, the award
               Vyom Ahuja, a student of Class VII, CMS Gomti Nagar Campus I was   ceremony will be held online on 13th February 2021.
               awarded the Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2021 by the Hon'ble Prime Minister,
               Shri Narendra Modi, on the eve of Republic Day 2021. Vyom has been
               awarded this prestigious honour in the category of Art and Culture, for
               which he was awarded a medal, certificate and citation besides a cash prize
               of ` 1,00,000/-. The 11 year old Vyom is a multi-talented boy having 35
      Vyom Ahuja
               records to his credit in the field of music, general knowledge, science and
               sports. He has won three Asian and two International awards. He has been
    honoured with Future Kalam Award twice.
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