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School Notes: Students of St Mark’s School picked for trip to NASA

Debotrinya Sur,a Class VI student of St Mark’s School,Janakpuri,secured second position and was selected for the free trip to NASA thus bringing a great honour to the school

Written by Express News Service | New Delhi |
July 1, 2013 11:52:55 pm

Debotrinya Sur,a Class VI student of St Mark’s School,Janakpuri,secured second position and was selected for the free trip to NASA thus bringing a great honour to the school. National Astronomy Olympiad (NAO) was organized by Orange Education Pvt Ltd in which nearly 1 lakh students participated. A Felicitation function was organised by Orange Education at hotel Lalit on April 20 in which Anjali Aggarwal (Director of St Mark’s School) was the guest of honour. She was accompanied by Vineet Joshi (Chairman of CBSE) who was the Chief Guest for the evening. The teacher-in-charge,Dubey,along with principal Rama Sethi were also felicitated.

Author interacts with Bal Bharati students

The Literary club of Bal Bharati Public School,GRH Marg,organised an interactive session with the well known author and advertiser,Anuja Chauhan for the club members. Chauhan had worked in advertising for over 17 years,creating campaigns for brands such as Pepsi and Nokia. Her foray into the world of literature began with her bestselling debut novel “The Zoya Factor”,which was fifthe on India’s top 10 Fiction list of 2008. Chauhan won the appreciation and hearts of the audience with her frank,racy and youthful approach to life and literature. The club members questioned the author regarding various aspects of her work — her source of inspiration and the characters in her literary creations. Chauhan gave away certificates for collage making competition that was recently organised by the club for its members. She was full of praise for the efforts of the teams. The event concluded with Chauhan talking about the art of writing,the special messages within her novels and the writers she admires.

Accountancy workshop at DPS,Mathura Road

Delhi Public School,Mathura Road,organised an accountancy workshop for the accountancy teachers. This workshop was attended by more than 210 delegates from different schools of Delhi and NCR.The main purpose of the workshop was to discuss the Revised Schedule VI of the Companies Act 1956,changes in the accountancy syllabus of Class XI,value based questions and project work. The ceremonial lamp of knowledge was lit by the Chief Guest Sandeep Sethi,Education Officer,CBSE,School principal M I Hussain,Dr (CA) G S Grewal and R K Khosla (authors).The welcome address was given by Renu Raj Vardhan,coordinator for this workshop and HOD Commerce,Delhi Public School,Mathura Road. The individual sessions with renowned authors Dr G S Grewal,R K Khosla and Sandeep Sethi were heard in rapt attention and generated varied viewpoints from the distinguished delegates. The event ended with a vote of thanks and was followed by lunch.

Swiss Day at G D Goenka Public School,Dwarka

G D Goenka Public School,Dwarka,and the Embassy of Switzerland had recently organised a series of five interactive sessions on diverse aspects of Switzerland as well as to promote Indo-Swiss bilateral relations. It involved around 490 students,from 10 schools in Delhi. The sessions focused on the diverse aspects of Switzerland in terms of language,cultural history and traditions among other things and its friendship with India. Each workshop saw the participation of approximately 40 students per school,and around 3 schools participated in each workshop. Sarah Baettig of the Embassy of Switzerland conducted these sessions. The students participated in various group discussions and worked with pictures,maps and simple statistics. A booklet “Switzerland in Brief” was distributed to the students. A short film “Switzerland Update” was also screened. The event encouraged the students to draw similarities and diversities between both countries in order to help them understand both countries and their strengths/friendship better.

Amity School team wins international science quiz

Three students of Amity International School made the country proud as they secured the Grand Third Award and Special Award of Certificate of Honourable Mention at Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF),2013,held at Phoenix,Arizona. While Khanak Bhargava and Ishani Goomer of AIS,Mayur Vihar,bagged the grand third award of $1,000 for their project “Prototype Testing Tool to Distinguish Between Artificially and Naturally Ripened Fruits”; Akshat Boobna of AIS,Saket,took home the Special Award of Certificate of Honourable Mention for his project “Finding Best Speaker Position Using New Algorithms to Determine Acoustics Properties of a Room”. The winning team got a rousing reception back home where they got to meet Rahul Gandhi,the General Secretary of AICC. Dr Amita Chauhan,Chairperson of Amity Group of Schools,lauded the achievment of the students nurtured under the Amity’s Children Science Foundation and reiterated the school’s commitment to fostering scientific temparement in students.

The Indian School is 2013’s most eco-friendly school

Small endeavours by the little Indianites towards safeguarding the environment paid off. On the World Environment Day,2013,the School Eco Club members were extremely delighted to be a part of the felicitation programme held at India International Centre,Lodhi Estate,New Delhi on June 6,2013. The core team headed by Rukmini Thampi received the award on behalf of The Indian School for being recognized as “Eco-Friendly School of the Year”. The event was witnessed by the Vice-Chancellors of some reputed universities,bureaucrat,and environmentalists of the country,principals,teachers and students of various other schools of Delhi and NCR. The award is instituted by the Indian Institute of Ecology And Environment.

G D Salwan students attend leadership programme

Divyank Sachdeva of Class XI and Alka Bhatia of GD Salwan Public School,Rajinder Nagar,attended a Leadership Programme by,Project SEARCH and Tetra Pak.They were made to partake and blend in the realm of picturesque Goa-Karnataka Western ghats,towards the cause of environment. It was a three-day long workshop with various educational sessions,which culminated with a talk “Leading Change ,Collaborating for Sustainability” by Jaideep Gokhale ,Communication and Environment Director ,Tetra Pak South Asian Market .He asked students to prepare a powerpoint presentation on Awareness ,Affordability,Availability and Sustainability of Tetra Packs by year 2020. Around 60 students and 12 teachers with different languages,cultures and traditions,but one very strong belief in common “Working Towards Environment”,were brought under one roof. It was not only a great learning experience for students but teachers also learnt a lot from the young,eager,vibrant and intelligent minds.

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