Events & Happenings – Classes I to V – 2021 – 2022
Baisakhi was celebrated with full fervour and gaiety by the students of Class 1. Tiny tots were dressed in colourful Punjabi attire. They enjoyed dancing on the beats of Dhol. The teacher made them do an art activity of ‘Things that symbolise Baisakhi’ like Dhol, harvest and kites. All the students enjoyed participating in the celebration.
The students of Class 2 celebrated “The harvest festival- Baisakhi” with great enthusiasm. The motive of the celebration was to apprise the children about the importance of the festival. They were shown animated videos on Baisakhi. They made beautiful drawings depicting the festival.
Ayi Baisakhi chhayi khushali khatam hui kheton ki rakhwali
Baisakhi, harvest festival of Punjab is celebrated by people across religions. Baisakhi also has religious significance for the Sikhs. Baisakhi marks the beginning of the Sikh New Year. The students of Class 3 celebrated Baisakhi virtually on March 13, 2021. The significance of the day was highlighted by the students with their performances of the bhangra, and heartfelt prayers which were offered to Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji. d Students made posters of Dholaks and decorated it with pulses. It was a day to remember and the students of class 3 learnt how this auspicious festival is celebrated.
Baisakhi, the harvest festival, was virtually celebrated with zeal and enthusiasm by the students of Class 4. Few students threw some light on the importance of this festival followed by a scintillating performance on the tunes of Punjabi Bhangra Dhol, which was the highlight of the day. The mood of the class was upbeat. Students were totally involved in the festive spirit. They were apprised about the significance of the festival. The idea of celebrating various festivals in the class is to teach students to live in harmony and peace.
Dr. B. R. Ambedkar was an Indian legal expert, a politician, economist and social activist. Every year 14th April is marked by his birth anniversary. The students of Class 1 were made to understand the significance of celebrating the birthday of this great leader through a power point presentation. They were made aware about his contribution in making the Constitution of India in a simpler way. This was followed by a portrait of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar highlighting his aura of being a powerful leader. Children were encouraged to speak about Dr. Ambedkar also. Overall, it was enlightening experience for the tiny tots.
An informative and interactive online celebration took place on April 15, 2021 to acquaint the young learners about the relevance of Ambedkar Jayanti. Dr. B. R. Ambedkar an iconic leader, also known as the ‘Father of the Indian Constitution’ was truly a personality who stood for fearlessness, righteousness and social reforms. He taught the world to be self-reliant and confident in all walks of life. The virtual celebration conducted by Class 4 witnessed an alluring rendition the in form of splendid presentations and dance performances. An enlightening quiz on the theme, ‘Father of the Constitution, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’ was thoroughly enjoyed by the students.
‘For our forests, For our streams, For our future.’ The Earth Day inspires us to act towards the protection of the environment and focus on the needs for the conversation. Students of Class 1 celebrated the Earth Day by creating a beautiful earth and tree which they decorated by all the essential items that we get from plants. Teachers also showed a presentation to make the children understand the objective of celebrating this day. The children participated in the activity enthusiastically.
Earth Day is an annual event, celebrated on April 22nd. It was first celebrated in 1970, and is now coordinated globally by the Earth-Day-Network and being celebrated in more than 193 countries each year. “Every Day is an Earth Day”. The students of Class 3 celebrated Earth Day with a medley of educational and fun activities. They were informed ahead about the importance of and then through myriad – related activities which were planned for the week. Each child made a poster on Earth Day with zest and zeal. To sensitize this thought the students observed this day with vigour and enthusiasm. They coloured their ideas through lovely drawings and craft work with captions on “SAVE OUR EARTH”.
The students of Class 4 enthusiastically participated in various activities to celebrate Earth Day. They were sensitized about conservation of natural resources and were motivated to do their bit in order to save our Mother Earth. The students made amazing creative products like wall hangings, posters, head gears etc. depicting how they can help the Earth. A video related to the occasion was also shared in the class. The day was marked not only by awareness but also enthusiasm on the part of the students.
The students of Class 5 celebrated ‘Earth Day’ virtually on 22nd April, 2021 with great pomp and show. The celebration were conducted with a vision to celebrate the Earth and its abundance – by pledging to protect the greenery, the natural resources, the beauty and the bounty that our planet has generously bestowed upon us, by translating our vision of a clean and green India into action. The students spoke about what measures they would take to protect the mother earth. They even recited poems to praise the earth. Furthermore, a constructive activity of poster making took place with great zeal. Active participation of the pupils was witnessed in this activity.
“A Mother is she who can take the place of all others, but whose place no one else can take” Mothers are the emotional backbone of the family, who have the magic power of making all the things beautiful. The students of Class 2 celebrated this special occasion with their mothers. They children spoke messages of love for their mothers and tapped their feet on songs dedicated to Mothers. The students also made photo frame. It was a wonderful day indeed.
“Mother is the heartbeat in the home; and without her, there seems to be no heartthrob.” Mother’s Day is a special day of the year, dedicated to all mothers. It is celebrated all over the world. The students of Class 4 were very excited to celebrate this occasion. To commence the celebration, significance of this day was discussed with them which was followed by ‘card-making’ activity wherein students made beautiful cards with innovative ideas to show love and affection towards their mothers. They were also shown a movie of ‘Mr. Bean’ and a video of ‘Little Krishna’ to make them understand the importance of this day and at the end they all enjoyed their home-made, delicious snacks served by their lovely mothers. It was a fun-filled as well as memorable experience for everyone.
From supporting their children financially, mentally, emotionally and physically, the pivotal role of Fathers in everyone’s life is priceless. This day is celebrated to acknowledge and appreciate the role of Fathers who play a very important role in our families, and in society at large. Class 1 celebrated Father’s Day to impart the knowledge of fathers in their life. A PPT was shown to the children to impart the knowledge of Father’s Day. Everyone dressed up like their father, spoke lines and participated in various activities like poem recitation, discussions and dancing. At the end, an activity was conducted where students were told to make a beautiful card for their father. Overall, the celebration was full of joy and excitement.
The students of Class 2 celebrated Father’s day virtually on 19th June’21. Students sang Father’s day songs with heart warming expressions. A game of online musical chairs was organized for the father-child and winners were also declared. The dynamic event concluded with the Fathers expressing their feelings on the occasion. They appreciated the efforts of School authorities for this unique idea of involving Fathers in such celebrations and said that these types of events help them to know their children better and also help them to nurture their relationship with their children. It was a memorable event which the fathers and children will cherish for their lifetime.
Fathers’ Day was celebrated by the students of Class 4, on the virtual platform with great enthusiasm. The students along with their fathers had much fun in creating their individual steps on a given track which they performed together. Later the performance was shared by the teacher on the screen .The students also shared their idea of celebrating Father’s day in a unique way. They also recited poems, song related to the occasion. The session concluded with card making and thanking the superheroes of their life for the great bonding and unconditional love.’
The students of Class 2 celebrated International Yoga Day with great enthusiasm. The day started with a brief introduction given by the teacher in their respective classes. The significance of the Day was explained in the class and importance of performing Yoga was also explained by the teacher. A video on Yoga was shown to the students followed by performing of different yoga asanas for keeping our body, mind and soul healthy.
The School celebrated International Yoga Day virtually on 21 June 2021. The significance of the day was highlighted by the students of Class 3. The importance of exercising and maintaining a healthy lifestyle was elucidated by showing a PPT and a video to the students. The children performed various yoga postures beautifully. It was a positive day to remember and students learnt that having a healthy mind is just as important as having a healthy body.
The International Yoga Day was celebrated with high spirits by the learners of Class 4. They first watched the video regarding the significance of the day and later the kids performed various Yoga Asanas with great flexibility and finesse. They enjoyed doing various postures and even guided each other for the same. The celebration ended with a round of peaceful meditation.
Eid is an occasion of Joy and Peace which people celebrate with their families, let go of past grudges and make meaningful connections. The holy festival of Eid-al-Adha, also known as the ‘Festival of Sacrifice’ was celebrated by the students of Class 1 with religious zeal. The teacher narrated the story behind the celebration of the festival. The students did a cotton pasting activity in an outline of a goat or a sheep. All the students were dressed in ethnic attire to mark the celebration. They were made to understand the meaning of sacrifice.
The students of Class 2 celebrated Eid-al–Adha virtually on 20th July’21 to enlighten the spirit of the festival, symbolizing the unity of multicultural society. It is celebrated as a commemoration of Prophet Ibrahim’s willingness to sacrifice everything to god. Students were dressed beautifully in traditional attire. Various virtual activities were organized to commemorate the teachings and learning of festival. One such activity was to dance on the song ‘Eid Mubarak’. They also did an art activity. They understood the meaning of ‘Sacrifice’ with the help of a presentation presented during the celebration. It was a memorable event as children had a beautiful time together and they realised the meaning of harmony and brotherhood by wishing ‘Eid Mubarak’ to each other at end.
Eid-Al-Adha was celebrated virtually with the students of Class 4 on 20th July 2021. The student swere shown a video depicting the story of the Prophet, which indicated the relevance of this occasion. An “I Quit” activity was also conducted in which, students were asked about a habit which they would like to quit/give up.Students made wonderful hangings consisting of moons and stars. Overall, it was quite an interactive and engaging session.
Eid celebrations were carried out in school on 20 July 2021. To kick start the celebrations in Class 5, students celebrating the festival shared how they celebrate the festival with their families and friends and the significance of the festival. This was followed by the teacher adding on and sharing the story of Prophet Ibrahim and wishing the class ‘Eid Mubarak’. This was followed by the students making flowers with paper for decorations. Everyone enjoyed the activity and shared their pictures with the flowers that they made with the class afterwards.
Kargil Vijay Diwas is a memorial of the indomitable courage of the Indian soldiers. It re-memorizes the Kargil War between India and Pakistan in 1999.The students of Class 1 commemorated the 22nd Kargil Diwas virtually on 26th July, 2021 to honour the Kargil heroes,who sacrificed their lives for their motherland. A short movie based on the events of the Kargil war was shown to the students in the online class, for better understanding of this day. The commemoration came to an end with the completion of hands-on activity, making of Indian Flag and pasting bindis. Kargil Vijay Diwas is associated with the glorious past of India. It made India globally express the power of its security. This is a day for Indians to feel proud of their soldiers.
The students of Class 2 commemorated ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas’ virtually in the Online Class to remember India’s victory and to pay tribute to Kargil Martyrs who are the symbol of courage and sacrifice for safeguarding the borders of the Country. The students sang patriotic songs and filled the entire atmosphere with patriotism, they also made beautiful drawings related to the event. The teachers explained the importance of Kargil Vijay Diwas to the students. A Power Point presentation by the teachers made the event informative and enlightening, this was followed by inspirational and emotional videos of the war.
The students of Class 4 observed Kargil Vijay Diwas in order to pay heartfelt homage to the martyrs of Indian Army who laid their lives for their country. A discussion was held on the Kargil War and its aftermath. A video was shown to make the students aware about how our valiant soldiers fought gallantly for the pride of our nation.Students wrote letters in honor of our war heroes, which they read out in the class. The whole atmosphere was filled with patriotic fervour as the National Anthem was sung.
It is a proud moment for everyone as we celebrate our 75th Independence Day on August 15, 2021. This annual observance has a great significance and this special day is celebrated for commemorating our brave leaders and fighters of history who won us the freedom we are enjoying today. Our Nation’s Independence Day evokes feelings of nationalism and brotherhood among the citizens of India. Independence Day is celebrated throughout the country in all the states and UTs of India. People of India pay tribute to the fallen war heroes and freedom fighters. Independence Day has always been a very colourful celebration in the School, but with the changing times we have tried keeping the same energy through the virtual medium. The assembly was conducted with the fervent performances of Primary wing students.
The students of Class 1 enjoyed the poster making activity during the virtual class. While the feeling of patriotism rode high on this day, the students were asked to wear tri-coloured ethnic dresses, the saffrons, whites and greens to match the theme of Independence Day.
“जिन वीरों पर हमको गर्व है, स्वतंत्रता उन्हीं का पर्व है”
Independence Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm and patriotic fervor on 14th August ,2021 on Google meet with the students and teachers of Class 2 to mark the 75th year of Freedom from the British rule.
On this special occasion, the students were shown a presentation which awakened everyone’s feelings towards the motherland. The students also made beautiful kites to commemorate the occasion. Indeed, it was a day of joy and celebration.
“Today let us take some time to value our nation and never forget the sacrifice of our Soldiers.”
Happy Independence Day!
On the occasion of Independence Day the students of Class 3 made tri-coloured kites using coloured papers and ribbons during their online classes. Later on they also danced on different patriotic songs. Children were dressed up in tri-coloured attire and spoke few lines on freedom fighters.
Independence Day is significant as it reminds us the sacrifices that many freedom fighters made to get independence from British rule. To celebrate India’s 75th Independence Day, students of Class 4 attended their online classes dressed in tri-coloured attire with a sash. The celebration was commenced with the teachers informing the students of the importance of the day. The students watched a cultural presentation prepared by the young performers of the primary wing. They even tried their hands on making tri-coloured kites, recited poems and sang patriotic songs. It was an enriching and fun-filled experience for everyone.
The students of Class 5 celebrated Independence Day with great zeal and patriotic fervour. The whole atmosphere resonated with the singing of patriotic songs and recitation of poetry by the children in their online session. Dressed in tri-coloured attire, they made beautiful craft items and tri-coloured sandwiches. The students pledged to become worthy citizens and make the country proud.
‘Raksha Bandhan’ or ‘Rakhi’ is a special occasion to celebrate the virtuous bond of love between brother and sister which is one of the deepest and noblest of all human emotions. To commemorate this festival, students wore colourful traditional Indian dresses. A Rakhi making activity was organized for the students of Class 1 and the children were informed about the sacred bond between brother and sister and why the festival is celebrated. The students were familiarized with the customs and rituals followed on Raksha Bandhan. Students made beautiful Rakhis using different articles like silken thread, ribbon, waste material, etc. Their artisanship was quite fascinating and children thoroughly enjoyed this activity that tickled their creative side.
“Raksha Bandhan is wearing the love of your sister around your wrist against a beautiful promise.”
Raksha Bandhan is a popular festival celebrated across the country which symbolizes the selfless love between brothers and sisters. The word “Raksha” means protection and “Bandhan” means to tie. And the holy thread which offers by the sisters is a symbol of love and commitment between brother and sister. The students of Class 2 celebrated a Virtual Raksha Bandhan on 19/8/2020. The teachers conducted a “class activity” on “Rakhi making” in a very well-coordinated manner. Students participated very enthusiastically in the class and celebrated the festival of love and purity.
Raksha Bandhan is one of the most endearing ways to celebrate the relationship and affinity between brothers and sisters. The festival was celebrated with enthusiasm, zeal and gaiety by the students of Class 3. The students made special Rakhis and decorated them with attractive embellishments, giving a personal touch of love for their siblings. The teachers shared a video to make students understand the true essence of this festival. The children made beautiful Rakhis. It was a beautiful celebration.
Rakhi is an auspicious occasion to celebrate the virtuous bond of love between brothers and sisters. To strengthen this bond, the students of Class 4 celebrated Raksha Bandhan with great zeal and enthusiasm on the virtual platform. The teachers shared a video to make students understand the true essence of this festival. The students made beautiful and well decorated Rakhis using stars, beads, mirrors, pearls etc. They also recited poems, songs related to the festival. The aura created by colorful Rakhis portrayed extreme love of brothers and sisters.
Festivals of India reflect the country’s rich heritage. On the auspicious occasion of Raksha Bandhan, the students of Class 5 performed several activities to understand the true essence of the festival. They made bright, colourful Rakhis and tied it around their brother’s wrist. The students also made Thank You cards and sang songs for their brothers and sisters. The event was celebrated with full zeal and enthusiasm.
The students of Class 1 celebrated Janmashtami through digital platform to understand the importance of Lord Krishna’s teachings of life in contemporary times. The children attended the online session dressed in ethnic wear and accessorized with colourful bangles, odhnis, peacock crowns to set the Janmashtami mood. The happy and excited students enthusiastically participated in craft work and decorated flutes. They were all ready with material and completed in classes itself. They were happy to see the movie about the birth and preachings of Lord Krishna. The students also danced on the songs while in class and were very pleased to see their friends all dressed up. The teachers instilled value of self-worth and introspection in the students as they wished them Happy Janmashtami.
Teaching about Indian traditions and culture through the play way method is a regular feature at CFS. The significance of different festivals is ingrained in our little ones by making them participate actively in them. The students of Class 2 celebrated the joyous festival of Janmashtami also known as Gokul Ashtami on 28th August,2021. The girls were dressed as Radha and the boys as Sri Krishna. The importance of Janamashtami was explained in the class. The mesmerizing dance performance and a couple of group songs by students dedicated to Lord Krishna was definitely an enjoyable experience. It was indeed a memorable day.
Lord Krishna’s birth is marked by the festival of Janmashtami. This festival was celebrated by the students of Class 3 with full fervor and enthusiasm. The students enjoyed watching the movie on the birth of Lord Krishna and also danced on the tunes of Maiya Yashodha and Radhe Radhe song. The celebration was followed by and decorating Krishna’s matki.
Janamashtami marks the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna. The students of Class 4 celebrated the festival with joy and enthusiasm. It gives immense pleasure to see our young children participating with same zeal. They students attended the online celebrations dressed in traditional colourful attires to suite the occasion. The students sang songs and danced to Kanhaiya based song tunes. The teachers narrated the background tales of the special day and showed a related video too. They made beautiful mukuts and wore them too. The whole atmosphere was filled with joy and festive spirit.
Teachers play a huge role in our lives. Their contribution cannot be explained in words. They have always been around to show us the right path. Teacher’s Day, which is celebrated on September 5th, to commemorate Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan’s birth anniversary was celebrated by the students of Class 1 with much enthusiasm. The students celebrated the day dressed as their favourite teachers and presented role plays. The children also made beautiful cards for their teachers wishing them Happy Teacher’s Day. The students were also shown a presentation to make them understand the significance of teachers and educators in our lives. It was a day for the children to be grateful for everything they have learnt to cherish the contribution of teachers in their lives.
The students of Class 2 celebrated Teacher’s Day to appreciate and thank their teachers. The children were explained the importance of Teacher’s day and why it is celebrated. The students attended their online dressed as their favourite teacher and also spoke about them. They tapped their feet on the song ‘We love you teachers’. At the end the children made Thank you Cards for their teachers.
The festival of Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated in the month of August or September. It is the day on which Lord Ganesha the youngest son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathi was born. Ganesha is considered the God of Wisdom and Knowledge. He is also referred to as Mangal Murthi, the symbol of prosperity, happiness and welfare. As Lord Ganesha brings in positivity every auspicious work begins after worshipping him. The students of Class 1 celebrated the day with enthusiasm and dressed in their finest. An animated Presentation was shown to the children to help them understand the significance of Ganpati. The students made effigies of Lord Ganesha with the help of green leaves and marigold flowers. Overall the celebrations were full of joy and excitement.
Festivals build group cohesiveness and re-energize our body, mind and spirit. Of all the festivals, Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the most colourful which marks the birth of Lord Ganesha. The teachers explained to the students the significance of the festival so that they stay rooted to the Indian culture. The students of Class 2 made Ganesha effigies with the help of clay. They also tapped their feet on the song “Ganpati Bappa Mourya”. The celebrations were mix of devotion, creativity and fun. It was a great day indeed.
Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated to mark the birthday of Lord Ganesha. Ganesh is the remover of obstacles. He is prayed to, during the beginning of any good work for a successful progress and fulfillment of the desired objective. The celebrations began with a lot of excitement as the children of Class 5 participated in various activities like making of Lord Ganesha’s clay sculptures, reciting hymns and showcasing their creativity with beautiful paintings. There was devotion, creativity and fun altogether.