City briefs: GTU campaigns for mobilisation of teachers

The Government Teachers Union (GTU) started the campaign for mobilisation of teachers of various government schools under the program “GTU aap ke dwar”

Published: August 29, 2013 2:00 am

The Government Teachers Union (GTU) started the campaign for mobilisation of teachers of various government schools under the program “GTU aap ke dwar”. The GTU,during the campaign from August 22 to August 26,covered many schools such as Government Model Senior Secondary Schools 44,32,47,45,20 and Government Model High Schools 32,20-D,46 and 38 along with schools on the periphery also being covered.

Founder’s day at Ryan International

Ryan International School,Sector 44 celebrated its Founder’s day on Wednesday with a special assembly conducted on the occasion and special prayers being chanted to receive blessings from the school chairman A.F.Pinto. Also,the school band played the birthday song on the occasion,while students performed a scintillating Gujarati folk dance. Additionally,a play was titled ‘Love – the magical bond’ depicting various forms of Love was performed.

Six-day long ‘Strides fest’ concludes

The six-day long Strides fest,organised by the Strides Event Management at Bhavan Vidyalaya,Panchkula,concluded on Wednesday. The fest included competitions like On-the-Spot Painting,Debate,Folk Dance (Junior),Folk Dance (Senior),Antakshari,Solo Singing and Thematic Drama. Around 1,000 students from over 100 schools of Chandigarh,Panchkula,Mohali,Kurukshetra,Ambala,Rajpura,Patiala participated. Trophies,certificates and cash prizes were given to all winners.

Janmasthami celebrations

AKSIPS Mohali

To celebrate Janmasthmi,Ajit Karam Singh International Public School in Mohali organised a function filled with religious festivities,dances and bhajans in the praise of Lord Krishna. The tiny tots were dressed as Radha and Krishna,while a skit was performed to familiarise students with Krishna’s teachings.

St. Xavier’s Senior Secondary School

Students of St. Xavier’s Senior Secondary School in Sector 44 conducted a special assembly on Janmashtami. The celebration began with the daily prayer . Also,a group dance,‘raas leela’,was performed where the students showed ‘Kanha’ dancing with ‘gopis’.

The Olive Kid School

The Olive Kid School celebrated Janmasthami on Wednesday with classrooms decorated as temples with devotional songs being played in the background. A jhula (swing),decorated with flowers and a miniature statue of Lord Krishna was also a part of the celebrations.

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