Events & Happenings


December 2018

Annual Day - Class II
The Annual Day of Class 2 was celebrated on 1st December 2018. The students participated with great zeal and enthusiasm. The show commenced with the lighting of the ceremonial lamp by the School Manager, Ms. Meena Malik. The School Report was presented by Ms. Malik, highlighting the achievements of the School and the students. The programme began with a Welcome song on the policies and attainments of our Hon’ble Prime Minister Sh. Narender Modi. The children presented a short play showcasing importance of Trees. This was followed by a presentation displaying the life of Sh. Jawaharlal Nehru. This was followed a spectacular Bhangra and a melodious Qawwali. The ceremony concluded with the Grand Finale. Kashvi Mahajan and Alisha Jain were the anchors for the show. Each event was immensely appreciated by all the parents.

Orientation Programme - Eat Right Programme
The Food Safety And Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) and Safe and Nutritious Food (SNF) in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare conducted an orientation session for the Movement – Eat Right Creativity Challenge. The session was held at Mt. Abu Public School, Rohini. The programme promotes healthy dietary habits amongst children aligned with Gandhiji’s thoughts on food and nutrition. The primary aim of the movement is to spread the message of good health and provide healthy citizens for the future. The informative session was attended by Ms. Meena Bhatia (TGT).

Dealing With Examination Anxiety and Stress
To deal with the pressure and stress levels associated with the upcoming exam season, the Department of Mental Health and Behavioural Sciences, organised a workshop in the School Auditorium on 4th December 2018, as a part of the Fortis School Mental Health Program. The resource person, Tanushree Sangma, equipped the students with strategies towards smarter goal setting, improving memory and concentration, time management as well as coping mechanism to bust exam stress effectively. The combined efforts of our Principal, Dr. Anita Puri, Manager, Ms. Meena Malik and Dr. Samir Parikh, Director, Department of Mental Health and Behavioural Sciences will surely be going to help the students in combating with the stress of exams and appearing as a winner all over.

CBSE - Capacity Building Programme - Mathematics for Classes 9 and 10
A Capacity Building Workshop was organized by the CBSE at St. Matthew’s Public School, Paschim Vihar for Mathematics of Classes 9 and 10. The aim of the workshop was to involve the students in each and every concept of Mathematics. The resource persons Mr. Kartikey Bhardwaaj and Ms. Shikha Gautam explained how to involve the children in the concept by using the examples from day to day life using any kind of material from surroundings. The workshop aimed to enhance the thinking skill of average students and help them apply the innovative and creative methods to create the concept class. The workshop was attended by Mr. Raju Kadyan (TGT, Math)

Workshop on Mind Mapping and STEM Technology
A workshop on Mind Maps Learning techniques and STEM Education was conducted at Columbia Foundation School on 4th December 2018. Mind Mapping is a visual representation of scientifically proven techniques to enhance and facilitate learning and are applicable to all. It attempts to concise the lesson in a structured manner to fosters concept clarity and improve power of retention. These techniques stimulate brainstorming and help the child to explore any idea, concept or problem, thereby enabling the children to overcome their learning challenges. The Resource Person, Mr. Sandeep Solanki, (NITI Aayog), informed the attendees who to incorporate these techniques in teaching- learning environment and also how to assist the children to identify key points and structure them to understand and retain the concepts. The workshop was attended by Ms. Rekha Ahuja (TGT Math) and Ms. Kanika Juneja (TGT Social Sc).

Pearson's English Workshop
Pearson's Publishers organized a workshop for English Teachers – English For The Future on 7th December at the Piccadilly Hotel, Janakpuri. Dr. Vasanthi Vasudev, an English Language expert and a renowned author, was the key speaker. The session was interspersed with fun-filled and thought provoking activities. The primary agenda of the event was how the English language has evolved and what changes may be expected in the next decade. Dr. Vasudev also stressed that listening and speaking skills should be stressed more on as compared to reading and writing skills. The informative workshop was attended by Ms. Sarika Arora (PGT English).

Workshop on Mathematics
A workshop on Developing Mathematical Thinking was conducted on 15th Dec 2018 at Brahma Kumaris Gyan-Vigyan Bhawan, by the Sparc Wing of the Rajyoga Education and Research Foundation. The Resource persons were, Dr. Sudhir Singhal, and Dr. Aditi Singhal, both Guiness World Record Holders, In the first session Dr. Singhal, explained various methods of teaching Mathematical concepts to develop thinking skills and problem solving skills of the students. To ignite the mathematical mind, she applied the abstract methods in a concrete way. In the second session, Dr Sudhir Singhal, focused on various Mathematical games related to Integers, Algebra & Linear Equations. At the end emphasis was on Value Education empowered in the class rooms. The workshop was attended by Ms. Abha Gupta (PRT) and Ms. Rekha Ahuja (TGT Mathematics).

Bhasha Sangam Programme
The School conducted several activities under the Bhasha Sangam Programme, under the nuances of the Government of India, which initiated the program "Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat" to celebrate the spirit of national integration. Bhasha Sangam, An amalgamation of different languages of our country was undertaken by department of School Education and Literacy to mark India’s richness by her cultural, ethnic and linguistic diversity. The program aims to provide multilingual exposure to students. During a Special Assembly two students from each class spoke a few sentences on different languages which were repeated by all the students congregation. The activity commenced on 20th November 2018 and continued till 21st December 2018. The event was conducted for enhancing the respect for various languages spoken in India. The effort aimed at creating unity in diversity.

Annual Day - Class III
The Annual Day of Class 3 was held on 22nd December 2018, in the School Auditorium. The ceremonies commenced with the Lighting of the Ceremonial Lamp. The Choir presented the achievements of the Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi in a captivating  song. The School Manager, Ms. Meena Malik presented the School Report. The highlight of the day was the Ballet - The Story of Christ, which depicted the life of Jesus Christ from his birth to his Crucifixion and Resurrection. The performance was appreciated by all present. The ceremony culminated with the Grand Finale in which numerous Santas distributed sweets amongst the audience.

Christmas Celebrations
The School wore a festive look on 24th December, when the students of Class I, presented a special assembly to celebrate Christmas - the birth of Lord Jesus Christ. The Christmas themed attire of the students and the melodious Carol singing had the entire audience mesmerised. The dance presentation to the unforgettable and popular Jingle Bells, was appreciated by all.
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Graduation Day Class of 2019
The Graduation Day for Class XII was held on 29th December, 2018 with immense fervour. The entire School was abuzz with activities with an equal degree of excitement in all, the students and teachers. The events began with the invocation of the blessings of the almighty by the Lighting of the auspicious Lamp by the dignitaries present on the occasion. This was followed by an address by the Principal, Dr. Anita Puri, who complimented the graduating students on their achievements. The Principal’s address was followed by the Hon'ble Guest of Honour, Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, a famous global personality in the field of academics and Dean of Health Sciences at Ansal University addressing the congregation. He guided the students by laying emphasis on the significance of proper planning in life and reminded that those who fail to plan, plan to fail in life. A few Parents from each stream also expressed their sentiments of gratitude for the School in shaping the personality and destiny of their wards. Some of the passing out students too shared their own developmental experiences. In between, Citations were announced where each student was recognized for his or her special qualities. The students of Class XI kept all entertained with their melodious Medley. The short film, "Nostalgia" too grabbed everyone's attention. The entire presentation was much appreciated by all present.



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