Launch of the 31st Indian Road Safety Week 2020 The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways organised the Launch
of the 31st Indian Road Safety Week 2020 at Vigyan Bhawan on 13th January
2020. A group of 50 students from Classes 7 and 8 attended the programme.
The guests of honour were Shri Rajnath Singh, Defence Minister and Shri
Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways. Transport Ministers
from various states also attended the ceremony. Shri Gadkari highlighted the
cause for accidents and the immediate need to reduce them. He said that
areas which are called ‘black spots’ should be worked upon. He urged the
gathering to follow the traffic rules and travel safe. He acknowledged the
fact that Tamil Nadu is the state with least number of road accidents. This
was followed by an on the spot quiz competition in which the students were
shown pictures of vehicles on the road and asked to give catchy slogans and
were then awarded prizes. The initiative taken by the Ministry of Road
Transport created awareness among the students to be safe on the roads. The
students were accompanied by Mr Venu Gopal and Ms. Neelam Malhotra.
CBSE Capacity Building Programme - Secondary
Assessment CBSE conducted a Capacity Building Programme in Assessment for
Secondary Schools, at Sneh International School Vikas Marg, on 14th January
2020. The objective of the workshop was to update the teachers teaching the
Secondary Classes with the latest changes introduced by the CBSE in the
assessment and evaluation. It was a refresher for the teachers regarding the
multiple intelligence that they have to deal with in a class and the
assessment methods to be devised and kept in mind while dealing with
students of all types. The resource persons, Ms. Abha Jha also dealt with
the variety of question types under Bloom’s Taxonomy to test different
faculties such as the memory, understanding, application, analysis, etc. and
the strategy to make a balanced paper. Guidelines were also given on marking
of internal assessment with regards multiple assessment and portfolio. The
teachers shared their experiences in the workshop and the new strategies
were learnt in discussion with the other teachers. The workshop was attended
by Ms Seema Kapoor (TGT Soc. Science).
INTACH - English Speaking Workshop
INTACH conducted an English Speaking workshop on 11th January, 2020 Saturday
at the INTACH Centre, Lodhi Road in collaboration with Pitambar
Publications. The Resource Person Ms. Kiran Misra talked at length about
methods teachers can implement in their classes to improve public speaking
in the students, and how these activities will encourage reluctant speakers
to come to the forefront with confidence. The workshop was attended by Ms.
Sisira Vishwanath, TGT English.
CBSE Capacity Building Programme on Value Education
The Central Board of Secondary Education organized a one day workshop on
Value Education at its Centre of Excellence, Delhi East, on 17th January
2020. Ms. Nita Rastogi, the Resource Person emphasized on imbibing moral and
ethical values in students through various activities and real life
examples. The informative workshop was attended by Ms. Rakhi Khosl, (TGT
CBSE Capacity Building Programme - Hubs of Learning
- Innovative Methodologies CBSE conducted a one day Capacity Building Programme for Hubs of
Learning Schools, in association with the Aurobindo Society and ZIIEI (Zero
Investment Innovations for Education Initiatives) at the B. M. GANGE Girls
Senior Secondary School, Rajniwas Marg, on 22/1/2020. The session was
conducted by Representatives from ZIIEI on Innovative Paathshala. The main
objective of the workshop was to discuss about new teaching techniques and
innovative methods which can be used in the classroom without investment and
using the existing infrastructure. The informative workshop was attended by
Ms. Seema Khetrapal, P.G.T. (Economics) and Coordinator, HOL.
Republic Day Celebrations
The Republic Day was celebrated in all its solemnity and grandeur on 24th
January 2020. The students of Class I presented Special programme during the
Morning Assembly. The School Principal, Dr. Anita Puri and the Manager, Ms.
Meena Malik hoisted the Flag. Everyone saluted the National Flag and pledged
themselves to upholding the honour and integrity, diversity and uniqueness
that is ‘India’. The choir group presented the patriotic song ‘Hum
Hindustani’, to which the whole School joined in and the song reverberated
in the surroundings. The students also presented a beautiful dance. Graceful
movements of the dancers were spellbinding.
National Voters' Day
National Voters' Day is celebrated in order to encourage more young voters
to take part in the political process. The Government of India has decided
to celebrate 25th January every year as National Voters' Day. This
initiative is expected to give the young a sense of empowerment, pride and
inspire them to exercise their franchise. In this regard, on the occasion of
National Voters' Day, every voter is expected to take National Voters'
pledge for ethical electoral participation. The Voters' Pledge was
administered during the School Assembly on Friday, 24th January 2020. All
the students and teachers took the oath that they will cast their vote
sincerely and fearlessly.
Promoting Reading Literacy In compliance to CBSE Guidelines to promote Reading Literacy, the
School conducted a Reading Activity in both Hindi and English languages, for
Classes VIII - X, on 24th January 2020. The initiative taken by the School
proved to be fruitful as the students participated whole heartedly and
enthusiastically. The reading activity fostered their reading skills and
aided them to brush up their intonation, modulation, pronunciation and
articulation etc. The Classroom turned into a collaborative reading and
learning session where everyone wished to improve one another. The objective
of the Reading Contest was achieved as maximum students displayed their
earnest efforts while reading and promoting reading literacy.
Donations To The Smile
Giving is not just about Making a Donation, it is about making a difference,
which has always been the aim of Principal Dr. Anita Puri and Manager Ms.
Meena Malik. Cambridgeans have always come forward and done their bit. The
School donated a sum of Rs.98,693 to the Smile Foundation, which the
Foundation will use for helping the underprivileged and needy children. For
it's efforts the School and the highest contributing the students were
felicitated by the Foundation. The students were awarded with Gold, Silver
and Bronze Medals.
Kavya (Rose 5) - Contributed Rs,1800/-
Ikrab (Tulip 2) - Contributed Rs,1280/-
Bhanu Walia (Daisy 3) - Contributed Rs,1200/-
Bani Talwar (7D) contributed Rs. 1900/- - Gold Medal
Rachit Berry (6A) contributed Rs. 1500/- - Silver Medal
Etika (11C) contributed Rs. 1300/- - Bronze Medal
Free Health Camp The School organized a Free Health Check-up Camp on Saturday,
25th January, 2020 in collaboration with the BLK Super Specialty Hospital
through the initiative Principal. Dr. Anita Puri and Manager, Ms. Meena
Malik. The camp, drew an excellent response from the social community and
the parents who appreciated the high professional standards of the Doctors
and attendants. Dr. Satbir Singh, Senior Cardiologist led the hospital team
that organized free consultations with specialists from Orthopedic, ENT,
Eye, Dental, Skin, Urology and other wings of the hospital. Blood Pressure,
ECG, Random Blood Sugar, Bone Densitometry Tests evinced considerable
interest amongst the visitors and parents who lauded the school management
for their charitable and benevolent acts. Dr. Batra’s International
Homeopathy Healthcare also provided free consultancy to all those interested
in identifying their healthcare needs and precautions required thereof. Dr.
Anita Puri emphasized the need of leading a healthy life where the benefits
of such facilities are made available to every section of the society. She
also assured those present that the School shall continue to hold such
events at regular intervals in future as well.
Class XII - Farewell The auditorium of the School echoed with the blessings on the
morning of 25 January 2020 to bid farewell to the outgoing batch of Class
XII. The seniors received a warm welcome as they entered wearing elegant
attire. The function began with the lighting of the ceremonial lamp by the
School Manager Ms. Meena Malik. The day was a gala celebration devoted to
the years spent together. The students enthusiastically showcased their
expertise in dancing and singing. The chief attraction of the grand event
was Mr. and Ms. Cambridge Contest where Dhruv Bakshi (12 A) and Charu
Sachdeva (12 C) bagged Mr. and Ms. Cambridge titles respectively. The
celebrations included myriad distribution of titles keeping in mind their
calibre and capability displayed by the students.
Martyr's Day Martyr's Day was observed at a Special Assembly conducted by the
students of Class V to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi, the father of Nation
and the great soldiers who sacrificed their lives for the freedom, welfare
and progress of India. The true essence of peace and harmony was highlighted
by the students by singing the Bhajan, “Raghupati Raaghav Raja Ram”. This
was followed by rhythmic dance performance in which the little soldiers
showcased their love and patriotism for their motherland - India.