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.

 

Noida, April 17, 2013: A special assembly was organised by the members of Nehru House of the school on the occasion of Baisakhi and Ambedkar Jayanti. The assembly started on a spiritual note with the school prayer and a silent prayer. The programme comprised soulful rendition of a Sanskrit shloka by the student of Class 8th.

Anuj Jain of Class VIII-B recited a poem highlighting the significance of the harvest festival, Baisakhi, and thanking the Almighty for an abundant harvest. Continuing the fervor of the festival, students of Class VIII presented a talk on the significance of the festival and to pay a tribute to Dr. Ambedkar on his birthday followed by a PowerPoint presentation.

A folk dance, on the foot tapping beats of the dhol, was also presented by the students of Class IX. The assembly came to an end with the screening of a short film, titled, ‘We, the Change’, presented by the Principal, Mr. S.C. Tiwari who, in his address, also highlighted the importance of moral values and ethics in an individual’s life.

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Noida, March 8, 2013: The students of Pre-Primary celebrated the festival of Maha Shiv Ratri in the school in a special assembly. The event commemorated Lord Shiva’s marriage to Goddess Parvati. Students were dressed up in colourful attire as Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati and enchanting of various devotional ‘shlokas’ was the highlight of the assembly. A story, related to the life of Lord Shiva was also narrated to the students.