A Workshop on art was conducted at Sou Laxmibai School,Mulund,on the theme Lets Make the Rain Wonderful. This concept was the brainchild of the institute chairman Mr Prasad Kulkarni.
Renowned calligrapher and artist Mr Achut Palav was the chief guest,school art teacher Pritim Shetty introduced the chief guest to the students. Mr Palav demonstrated the art of imaginative painting on umbrellas.
More than 100 students participated in the workshop; the children showed enthusiasm and had fun with colors.
The chief guest was impressed with the students participating in the workshop. The management of the institution congratulated the students and assured support for creative workshops in future.
Rakshabandhan at Leo International School
Rakshabandhan celebrates a bond that transcends blood ties,religious origins and communal differences.
To strengthen the bond with the guardians of our society and appreciate their efforts,Leo International School invited professionals from the field of Medicine and the Police Department. The Police force is doing a crucial job of protecting not only the society but also humanity whereas the medical professionals selflessly provide invaluable service by saving peoples lives.
The guests of honour included PSI Pramod Pore,Constable (Major) Dharamaraj Bokfode,Dr Asmit Tapase,school management trustee Mr Mahesh Jain. The programme commenced with their felicitation. Later,principal of Leo International School,Mrs Nilam Patil,along with members of the staff,tied raakhis to the dignitaries,expressing gratitude for their major contribution to the society.
PSI Pramod Pore assured that the police will provide help and protection whenever required. He promised to organise a field trip to the police station for students.
Director of the school Pratima Gupte shared her views on the importance of the Police Department and Medical professionals.
With this celebration,we tried to instill the true essence of this festival in the students minds.
Eye camp by Vasan Eye Care at Vidyaniketan
A team of trained staff led by Sachin Ingle from Vasan Healthcare Pvt. Ltd visited our school on 23rd August. More than 100 students of pre-primary section and their parents got their eyes tested. Teachers were also trained to identify students with vision problems.
Independence Day at physiotherapy college
Independence Day was celebrated on 15th August 2013 by the students and management of DPOs NETT College of Physiotherapy with zeal. The programme began with a puja of the national flag by chairman Dr P B Tahilramani and unfurling of the flag followed by the national anthem and patriotic songs. Dr Tahilramani addressed the students on the importance of this day and urged them to contribute to the growth and prosperity of the nation. He said that as students of physiotherapy,service to the country and its people was their duty and this responsibility must always be on the top of their minds.
The programme was attended by principal Dr Ajaykumar,the teaching and non-teaching staff and sweets were distributed to those present.
This was followed by a blood donation camp organised by the college as part of their commitment to the society. It was inaugurated by Dr Sanjiv Kamble,Deputy Director of Health Services (Mumbai Circle),Thane.
Loksatta Yashasvi Bhav book distribution
This year,Congress MLA Madhukar Chavan made arrangement from July for Loksattas Yashasvi Bhav Books & Newspapers for SSC students from his constituency.
Hayum High Schools head master Pravin Tribhuvan spoke about the importance of the seminar.
Shri Chavan emphasised on future aims and goals so that students plan studies accordingly. He also advised students to respect their parents and teachers and think about the society and nations growth. Shri Chavan donated Rs 30,000 for uniforms for 50 students from the school.
The event was attended by The Indian Express Group Mumbai Circulations senior manager Viraj Kalsekar. Other dignitaries attending the seminar were Shri Anil vaze,Shri Vijay Jadhav and teachers from Byculla (West) BMC schools.
The event concluded with performances by students. Secondary students performed a dance based on patriotic songs and primary students presented a fancy dress show.
The event was a success because of special efforts by teacher Shri Adhav.
Parents as partners in education at DAV,Thane
Believing in the concept that schooling begins at home,DAV Public School,Thane,held elections for the formation of Parent Teacher Association on August 24 for the year 2013-14.
The parents of students of nursery to std X filed their nominations. The volunteer parent representative from each class was unanimously elected by other parents.
The elected representatives later assembled in the stilt area of the school to cast their votes for candidates for the posts of vice-president and joint secretary.
Principal Mrs Simmi Juneja,president,PTA,addressed the gathering. While highlighting the schools initiatives and developmental issues,she assured better infrastructure and more focus on sports and moral values.
Some of the salient initiatives introduced in the current year were Merit Certificate Examination; practice books; sample papers; vocational education for std IX; Paryavaran Club; ban on plastic; introduction of Star Student of the Month and Best Class.
The principal also acknowledged the efforts of the previous heads and assured to nurture the seeds sown by them. The candidates for the two respective posts introduced themselves to the audience. The voting went off in a smooth and systematic manner.
Dr Padmaja Joshi was unanimously elected with 41 votes as the Vice President of PTA 2013 -14. Mr Dilip Kumar Roy was elected as the Joint Secretary with 24 votes. Teacher representatives Mrs Moushmi Dubey was nominated as the Secretary of PTA. The elected members then unfurled the DAV Om Flag. The event came to an end with the lighting of lamp and distribution of Tulsi plants to the newly elected members. Special invitee Mr Nilesh Shinde,ex-Joint Secretary PTA 2011-12,appreciated the initiatives of the school.
Indepedance Day at Vidyaniketan School
The celebration started with Flag Hoisting at 8 am by our General Secretary Mr T Ravindran. This was followed by the national anthem and patriotic song Sare Jahan Se Accha by our students.
Head mistress Mrs Mangall Menon wished the Trustee Members,teachers and students A Happy Independence Day. She spoke a few words on how we should cherish and try to preserve the freedom we achieved due to the efforts of freedom fighters and leaders.
Students from Std V to VII gave speeches in English,Hindi and Marathi,highlighting the significance of this day. This was followed by patriotic songs by the students.
On this occasion,our president Advocate Balan Sir and School Commitee chairman Advocate Ravindran Nair addressed students,making them aware of their duties towards society.
The programme concluded with vote of thanks by Mr Ravindran
and distribution of sweets to the children.