Events - January 2018

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Celebrating Lohri & Makar Sakranti

Class 1
Lohri and Makar Sankranti were celebrated with great enthusiasm in Class 1 on January 13, 2018. The importance of these religious festivals were explained to the students through videos and power-point presentations. All the students participated whole-heartedly in various activities such as poem recitation, singing, dancing, etc. Students had brought traditional Lohri sweets; Rewari, Groundnuts and Popcorn which they shared amongst themselves.

 

Class 2
Lohri , the popular Sikh festival, which holds a great significance for the people of Punjab region, as it marks the harvesting season in Punjab and also welcomes spring with its bountiful gifts. Today the students of Class 2 celebrated this festival with a lot of vigour and enthusiasm. In the beginning their teacher explained them the significance and importance of this festival. Followed by various rhymes and poems recited by the students. They all danced to the tune of the song ”Sunder Mundriye”. A video related to the festivals was shown to the students. The students had brought Groundnuts, Rewari and Popcorns which they all shared. To conclude the celebrations a Craft –activity of drawing and colouring a Bon-fire was conducted. The children enjoyed the festivities.

 

Class 3
The students of Class 3 cerebrated the popular religious festival of Lohri with great zeal and enthusiasm. All the children were dressed in vibrant ethnic Punjabi attire. The celebrations began with a brief lecture on Lohri highlighting its significance. The teacher narrated the story of Dulha Bhatti in an interesting manner. A few videos related to Lohri were shown on the Smartboard and the students came to know about the various names associated with this festival like Pongal, Makar Sankranti, Bihu etc. in various states. The students sang and danced on the Punjabi folk song “Sunder Mundariyo Ho” around a fake bonfire in the classroom. To conclude the event an art and craft activity was organized in which the Children made fake bonfires with the help of matchsticks and cut-outs of flames of fire using craft paper. Everyone relished the Popcorn, Groundnuts and Revari distributed in the class.

 

Class 4
On the occasion of Lohri the students of Class 4 were in a cheerful mood. The chilly winter morning couldn’t hamper their spirits and they made beautiful kites, replicas of Lohri fire. Children came dressed up in beautiful Punjabi attire and danced on the tunes of famous Lohri songs played on the smart board. Traditional Lohri sweets Gajak, Rewari, Popcorns and Groundnuts were enjoyed by all.

 

Class 5
Class 5 celebrated Lohri with lots of exuberance and fanfare. The celebrations began with a special presentation on Lohri in the morning Assembly. The mood in the class was upbeat. Students were totally involved in the festive spirit. They spoke on the importance of Makkar Sakranti and Lohri. The children crafted kites out of colourful paper, danced to Punjabi Folk music, sang the famous Sunder Munderiye and distributed Groundnuts, Rewari, Popcorn amongst friends. They cheerfully waved a warm adieu to winters welcoming spiring.


 

CBSE Science Capacity Building Programme
CBSE organised a a two-day Capacity Building Workshop on Science for Class X at the Indian Heights School, Dwarka, New Delhi, on 18th and 19th January, 2018. Mr. Rajesh Kumar Srivastava and Ms. Meenu Tiwari, Principal, CRPF, Dwarka were the resource persons for the workshop. Bloom’s Taxonomy of Educational objectives was explained. Various group activities were conducted by the resource persons which were successfully done by the attendees. The participants were also given information on making of lesson plans and framing of question papers. It was a well conducted workshop. The workshop was attended by Ms. Manju Arora.
 


 

Annual Prize Distribution For Sports Achievers
The School awarded its Sports Achievers for the year 2017-18 at a glittering function in the School auditorium on 20th January, 2018. The award function for the Primary Wing was held in the first half and the Senior Wing achievers were awarded in the latter half. These Annual Awards are in recognition to the outstanding performances in the sports arena. The Primary Wing event was graced by Mr. Parvesh Sahib Singh Verma, Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha, Lt. Col. (Retd.) B. K. Oberoi, Municipal Councillor, Rajouri Garden, SDMC and Mr. Subhash Arya, former Mayor of South Delhi Municipal Corporation. The members of the Managing Committee, Mr. Srivastava, Ms. Daljeet Kaur and Ms. Paramjit Kaur presided over the Senior Wing ceremony as Guests of Honour. The distinguished guests were welcomed by the School Principal, Dr. Anita Puri.
Shri. Parvesh Sahib Singh Verma emphasized not only on the need to excel but equally to adhere to fair practices and upholding values and morals as exemplified by these awardees. He also appreciated the efforts of the School Management for encouraging students and building a healthy competitive spirit.
The Award ceremony was marked by the participation of 165 students of the School Choir who highlighted various policies and programmes of the Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri. Narendra Modi, through the self-composed song – ‘Phir Se Bharat Varsh Tera Bol Bala’ showcasing the achievements through a slide-show.
The talented students of Classes I to V entertained and enthralled the audience with their dazzling and scintillating performances giving the message of Swacch Bharat Abhiyaan, promoting Tourism and National Integration.
The ‘Shanti Mantra’ and the dance ‘Panchbhootam-The Almighty’ by the senior students filled the ambience with cheerful liveliness.
Ms. Meena Malik, the School Manager extolled the students for their achievements. She spoke on the opportunities that the School provides for the students to realize their true potential, not only in sports but in every sphere of activity. She complimented all participants for their stringent hard work and assured that CFS is always Learning to Learn and Moving Forward to excel in the pursuit of excellence.


 

 

Celebrating Basant Panchami
Class 1
Basant Panchami is an occasion which marks the onset of the ‘Spring Season’. It is also celebrated to worship Goddess Saraswati, the symbol of knowledge and wisdom. Class 1 celebrated Basant Panchami with great zeal. The Yellow colour represents the spiritual knowledge, and is given importance on Basant Panchami. The Tiny tots came in traditional yellow coloured attire. An animated movie on importance of celebrating Basant Panchami was shown to students. The students worshipped Saraswati, the Goddess of wisdom. The choir group recited Saraswati Pujan Mantra and also the Saraswati Vandana. The ambience was filled with jubilation. The students splashed their artistic skills on the given colouring sheets related to festival. In the end sweets were distributed as a token of love among students, teachers and other staff members. It was a glorious day to receive blessings from Goddess of knowledge and wisdom.

Class 2
The students of Class 2 celebrated Basant Panchami with a lot of zeal and joy. All the students were dressed in hues of yellow. A few of the students spoke some lines and some of them recited poems on the festival. Students worshiped Goddess Saraswati and sweets were shared in the class. They pasted pulses in the cut out of a Sunflower. It was a great celebration and the children had a gala time.

Class 3
Basant Panchami, is the Hindu spring festival. It is observed on the fifth day of the Indian traditional calendar month of Magdha. The festival is celebrated in various ways depending on the region. All the students shared their respective food items all prepared in the yellow coloured theme with their friends. The students enjoyed making Sunflowers using yellow and green sheets and waste of tea leaves (yellow symbolizing rejuvenation and prosperity), in an activity conducted in the class. On this day, Goddess Saraswati, the Hindu deity of learning, arts and music is worshipped. The festival is celebrated with Spring flowers, and wearing yellow coloured clothes.

Class 4
The students of Class 4 celebrated the onset of spring “Basant Panchami” with enthusiasm and devotion. The day started by a small prayer to seek the blessings of Goddess Saraswati. They also presented a special assembly where they delivered a speech, recited a poem and danced on the tune of “Spring Is Here”. The yellow being the predominant colour added up to the festive celebrations.

Class 5
Basant Panchami the Spring festival was celebrated by Class V with joy and enthusiasm. Dressed in yellow, holding yellow flowers they sang the Saraswati Vandana glorifying Goddess Saraswati, the goddess of learning. They also spoke on the importance of the festival. Singing and dancing to the tune of “Aayee Jhoom Ke Basant”, the interactive session ended with enjoying the yellow coloured sweet delicacies, the colour of Basant.


 

Tata Power Club Enerji Awareness Symposium
Tata Power Club Enerji conducted an educational and awareness programme for energy and resource conservation, disaster management and active citizenship for Classes VII and VIII in the School auditorium on 25th January 2018. The emphasis was on becoming an active citizens and pledging to protect and plant trees, along with saving electricity, fuel and water, while empowering students with disaster management skills and inculcating in them strong moral and civic values. The presentation was followed by a quiz in which the students participated with enthusiasm and responded well to the questions asked by the organizers.
 

Celebrating India's 69th Republic Day

Class 1
Full of patriotic fervour, the students of Class 1 came dressed as soldiers, freedom fighters, etc. The day began by briefing the students about the significance of this day by their respective class teachers. A group of students from each class performed dances on patriotic songs “Vande Mataram”, “Saare Jahan Se Achha”, “Des Mera Rangeela”, etc. The Choir group sang “Nanha Munha Raahi Hun” & “Hum Honge Kamyab”. A small parade by our ‘tiny soldiers’ was also the part of celebration. In the end, sheets were provided to the students on which they splashed colours and decorated them. Everyone got the feeling of brotherhood and unity.

Class 2
The students of Class 2 enjoyed themselves while celebrating Republic Day. They were shown a small video showcasing the significance of Republic Day. They celebrated the day by dancing and expressing their thoughts about the nation. A special message from the the Deputy Chief Minister, Sh. Manish Sisodia was also read out by the class-teachers. Students took part in various craft activities as well. They invested their efforts in making tri-colour badges and decorated the cut-out of the dove bird with tri-colour feathers indicating peace. The day was colourful and full of energy.

Class 3
The 69th Republic Day was celebrated in Cambridge Foundation School with patriotic fervour and enthusiasm to honour the Constitution of India. The students took pride in glorifying and celebrating the spirit of unity by wearing tri-coloured clothes and bringing tri-coloured food items. The teacher spoke about the sanctity of the occasion and explained to the students of their importance as they are the future leaders of the country. An air of Patriotism permeated the atmosphere as children sang ‘Vande matram’, 'Sabse Aage Honge Hindustani' and ‘Chak De India’. Also a brief introduction on Preamble to the Constitution of India was given in the special assembly. The hopes and aspirations of the people as well as the ideals before our nation were described in the Preamble. Children enjoyed making tri-coloured fans and distributed tri–coloured sweets. All the children participated with great zeal and enjoyed a lot.

Class 4
The students of Class 4 took pride in glorifying and celebrating the spirit of unity and brotherhood on the occasion of India’s 69th Republic Day. To mark the importance of the day several activities were planned in the class. The classrooms and corridors echoed with patriotic fervour as the children sang patriotic songs and even wore tri-coloured clothes to mark the occasion. The kids displayed their creativity by making tri-coloured badges and buntings. They shared tri-coloured food and pledged to uphold the honour and integrity of our Nation.

Class 5
Adorned with tri-coloured flags and embellished with tri-coloured kites, slogans, the Preamble of the Constitution, all sections of Class 5 wore a festive look ready to celebrate the National Republic Day. Dressed in white, orange, and green the colours of Patriotism and nationalism the students looked vibrant showing their eagerness to take the country forward; such were the feelings that vibrated the air. They decorated the class with tri-coloured balloons too. Singing Patriotic songs like “Vande Mataram” the students enriched the atmosphere with nationalistic feelings. The festivities came to an end by students sharing tri-coloured sweets, dishes.
 

OLABS - Teacher Training Workshop
The Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University organized a workshop on Online Science Practicals (OLABS) for Classes 11 & 12 in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Classes 9 & 10 in Math and Science. The teacher training workshop was funded by the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, Govt. of India. The workshop was conducted at Mount Abu Public School, Sector S, Rohini on 27th  January 2018 and the resource person was Mr. P. Chandra Shekhar. The entire set of Practical Exercises are aligned to the NCERT/CBSE syllabus. The features of online lab were explained and their advantages were discussed. It was a well conducted workshop and was attended by Ms, Manju Arora, Ms. Neeru Sohi and Mr. Vikram Singh.
 

Farewell Class of 2018
The School celebrated the Farewell of the outgoing Class 12 on 27th January 2018. This auspicious occasion was graced by the Principal Dr. Anita Puri, the Manager Ms. Meena Malik, the Guests of Honour, the School’s alumni Mr. Amit Manchanda, Ms. Jahnvi Arora and Ms. Jyotsana Bedi who have earned name and fame in their respective fields as well as Mr. & Ms. Cambridge 2017, Mr. Nonnit Nassa and Ms. Aashima Wahie. The advent of the function marked the traditional lighting of the diyas of knowledge and piousness. There was a poem titled 'This time shall too pass' was recited on the onset of the ceremony by the Class 11 students enumerating goodbyes are not forever, move on in life, life is waiting for you with open arms. The students of Class 11 also presented a skit depicting the variations observed in the attitudes of junior and senior students towards education. It was a moralistic dramatisation which highlighted that values and ethics ought to be respected and implemented in life for the good times ahead. Yet another student binded the audience with her poetic lines which had philosophical and thought - provoking opinions. The special invitees of the ceremony from Class 12 were invited on the stage to exhibit their prowess in a specific skill. They came forward with great excitement and merriment as all of them were dressed up to their glamorous best. Many students proved their mettle in scintillating dance performances and the pulsating songs and music rocked the ambience. A gamut of titles were conferred upon the students such as The Pride of CFS was won by Yukta Verma (12C), The Jolly Good Fellow was bagged by Vanshika Nanda (12C), The Best Orator went to Mannat Rana (12D) to name a few. The coveted title -The Well Dressed Boy was won by Manmohit Singh (12A) and The Well-Dressed Girl was awarded to Upasana Rai (12E). These titles were adjudged on the spot. Principal Madam and Manager Madam boosted the morale of the students by honouring them with a plethora of titles. The much awaited event of the ceremony- Mr. & Ms. Cambridge 2018 was held with great e'lan. The auditorium was set ablaze with a ramp walk and self- introduction by the Class 12 students. Next were the two rounds dealing with the question answer rounds. Finally, Sahil Kapoor (12C) and Raghvi Gambhir (12E) were crowned with the most prestigious titles, Mr. & Ms. Cambridge 2018 respectively. Last but not the least, the class XII students as well as teachers danced to the tunes of their favourite foot-tapping numbers.