Celebrating Festivals

In our multicultural society we need to instill and enforce the universal values of brotherhood, tolerance, peace, compassion, patriotism and solidarity in our children. A celebration in the form of special assemblies is an effort to sensitize students towards living in harmony in a diverse society. They are taught to learn to use their thinking ability and skills to work for a safe and better world and to live in harmony with their fellow beings.

Baisakhi and Ram Navmi, Earth Day, Mothers Day, Doctors Day, Grand Parents Day, Raksha Bandhan, Independence Day, Janamashtami, Ganesh Chaturthi, Onam, Eid-ul-Fitr, Gandhi Jayanti and Lal Bahadur Shastri Jayanti, Dussehra, World Food Day, Diwali, Guruparv, Children's Day, Christmas, Lohri, Makar Sankranti and Pongal, Republic Day, Basant Panchami, Martyr's Day, Maha Shiv Ratri were all celebrated with great enthusiasm.

 

Be merry all, be merry all

With holy dress the festive hall Prepare the song, the feast, the ball To welcome merry Christmas. - William Robert Spencer

Noida, December 24, 2021: Christmas is the festival that inspires the spirit of sharing and caring. Soaking in the spirit of Christmas, the students of classes Nursery to V celebrated the festival via the virtual platform - Zoom - on 24th December 2021.

A special webinar was conducted for the parents and the students of classes Nursery to II to spread the Christmas cheer. The fun-filled morning and merry-making began with an informative talk on the importance of celebrating Christmas. The students dressed up in red costumes and wore reindeer headgears. They enjoyed the online story narration about the birth of Jesus Christ, by the teachers. Peppy Christmas songs and melodious carols were a complete show stealer and left the audience spellbound.

The students of classes III to V were dressed in all shades of red, white, and green with a Santa cap. Students had set up a nice Christmas corner with material readily available at home like empty boxes wrapped as gifts, ribbons, glitters, stars, bells, stockings, fancy lights on the Christmas tree, and the Christmas decorations. Teachers played informative videos about the birth of Jesus Christ and instilled the values of exchanging good wishes, sharing, family bonding, and spreading goodness all around. Students enjoyed making beautiful greeting cards, papercraft angels, and Santa. They decorated them with a selection of Christmas snowmen, trees, sugar candies, and other Christmas ornaments. The programme culminated with the singing of carols which are symbolic of hope, happiness, and a wish for a prosperous and Happy New Year for all and the world at large.

School Principal, Mr. A.K. Sharma, addressed the students, parents, and teachers on the pious occasion. He encouraged the students to spread happiness and strive to become good human beings. He quoted - “There has to be at least one day of the year to remind us that we're here for something else besides ourselves”.

Primary In-charge, Ms. Smriti Samuel, appreciated the wonderful and spontaneous performance of the students and wished a merry and joyful Christmas to one and all. She reiterated that Christmas is a day of meaning and traditions, spent in the warm circle of family and friends.

The day concluded with students wishing each other and the teachers ‘Merry Christmas’. The parents appreciated the efforts of the school in organizing such a wonderful event for the students.

“Manpower without Unity is not a strength unless it is harmonized and united properly, then it becomes a spiritual power.” - Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

Noida, October 28, 2021: As an endeavour to solidify the bond of oneness and universal brotherhood, the students of classes Nursery - V commemorated the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on October 28, 2021, as Rashtriya Ekta Diwas (National Unity Day).

The celebrations were conducted via Zoom sessions for classes Nursery and KG. A special assembly was conducted in the multipurpose hall for classes I for classes I-V.

The assembly commenced with an informative thought, talk, and dance performance by our future citizens of India. During the online assembly, the students displayed ‘Unity in Diversity’ by wearing dresses of different states and presented a small role play on the 'Iron Man of India' - Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

The idea was to infuse the values of nationalism and patriotism, integrated with the knowledge and adoration about our country’s rich heritage. Myriad activities like poster making and slogan writing were organised to support the cause of promoting unity and celebrating 'National Unity Day'.

The celebration was marked as an opportunity to reinstate our dedication to preserve and strengthen the unity, integrity, and security of our nation.

Principal, Mr A.K. Sharma, traced the history of Rashtriya Ekta Diwas and reiterated that this day is observed in remembrance of the great leader- Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and to reaffirm our belief in the unity, integrity, and uniqueness of our great nation - Bharat, among other things.

Vice-Principal, Mrs. Amrita Hajela addressed the students and paid tribute to the ‘Iron Man’. She asked students to draw inspiration from such great leaders and emphasised the significance of celebrating National Unity Day while protecting the legacy of our culturally rich nation.

The celebrations were commemorated by renewing our pledge to safeguard the unity of our country.