Volume-III Issue-III (October to December, 2016)

EVENTS/CELEBRATIONS/COMPETITIONS/ACTIVITIES/EXAMS

OCTOBER

01- Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bahudur Shastri                   Birth Anniversary Celebration- Drawing and Painting Activity.

 

15- Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Birth Anniversary and World Students’ Day Celebration- Creative Writing Activity.

 

21- Formative Assessment-III for the Classes I to IX and Workshop for Pre- primary Teachers.

 

NOVEMBER

11- Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Birth Anniversary and National Education Day Celebration.

 

12- Parent-Teacher Meet.

 

17- Annual Sports Day Celebration.

 

26- Constitution Day Celebration- Constitution Quiz.

DECEMBER

09- Story Telling Competition For Pre-

       primary wing.

 

10- Formative Assessment-IV for the Classes

       I to IX.

 

22- National Mathematics Day Celebration- Mathematics activity.

 

23- Christmas Day Celebration and House

       Boards Decoration Activity.

 

24- Parent-Teacher Meet and Winter Vacation begins.

 

      

 

 

 

CAMPUS AT A GLANCE

Start where you are,

Use what you have,

Do what you can.

In the month of October, as Term-II began at the School, we again started with numerous activities which were lined up in our school calendar. In this issue the particulars of the activities held during the months of October to December 2016, are being brought up to you as under:

 

CELEBRATIONS

 

MAHATMA GANDHI AND LAL BAHADUR SHASTRI BIRTH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

147th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and 112th birth anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri was celebrated in the school by paying homage to the two great leaders of India. The celebration began with the floral tribute to the portrait of great leaders by the Principal. Then a group of students presented one of the bhajans, namely, ‘Vaishnav Jan to’ which used to be sung by Gandhi Ji in his daily prayer. On this occasion Mrs. Ganga Parashar (PRT-Mathematics) delivered an informative speech where she mentioned the contributions of Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri for the country. Thereafter, life and works of the great leaders were remembered by the Principal in his address.

DR APJ ABDUL KALAM BIRTH ANNIVERSARY AND WORLD STUDENTS’ DAY CELEBRATION

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam (1931-2015) was a Scientist and the former President of India, who is considered to be the Chief Architect of India’s ‘Missile Defence Programme’. On 15th October, 2016, Dr Abdul Kalam’s 85th birth anniversary was celebrated as World Students Day in our school. In the year 2010, United Nations decided to mark the importance of India’s former President and great scientist Dr APJ Abdul Kalam and declared his birthday as ‘World Students Day’. On this occasion, a special assembly was conducted to pay tribute to Dr APJ Abdul Kalam. Our students Shweta Bhatt of Class VI and Anoushka Nair of Class V delivered speeches highlighting the contributions of Dr Kalam. The Principal also remembered Dr Kalam in his speech and urged the students to read the famous books written by Dr Kalam, namely, ‘Wings of Fire’ and ‘Ignited Minds’.

MAULANA ABUL KALAM AZAD BIRTH ANNIVERSARY AND NATIONAL EDUCATION DAY CELEBRATION

National Education day is an annual observance in India to commemorate the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (1888-1958). He was the first Education Minister of independent India. On 11th November, 2016, a special assembly was conducted on the occasion of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad’s birth anniversary. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad was one of the foremost leaders of Indian freedom struggle. He was also a renowned scholar and poet. On this day, informative speeches were delivered by two of our teachers. Ms. Amrita Dimri (PRT) remembered the life and works of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad and Ms. Neelam Rawat (PRT) emphasized the importance of education in our lives.

ANNUAL SPORTS DAY CELEBRATION

Gold medals aren’t really made of gold. They’re made of sweat, determination and hard work.

The much awaited 2nd Annual Sports Day of Jaypee Vidya Mandir, Vishnupuram was held on 17th November, 2016. The enthusiastic presence of the parents and the pleasant weather was the perfect boost which the JVM family needed to begin with. Hon’ble Shri Suresh Chandra Ji was the Chief Guest and Pandit Mahidhar Prasad Bahuguna Ji, a Centurion, from Ravigram, Joshimath was the Guest of Honour on the occasion. Presence of ‘the Centurion’ and his thoughts about self discipline, balanced diet, good habits, positive thinking & always remaining cheerful, which have contributed to his having scored a healthy Century, were of immense inspiration to all present, especially the children. The celebration was also graced by the august presence of Lt Gen R M Chadha (Retd), Mrs Sharda Chadha Ji and Brig Ranvir Singh (Retd). The School playground had been decorated with streamers and colourful balloons. A beautiful rangoli was made around the flag stand. After the Chief Guest hoisted the flag, a spectacular March Past show was presented by the students of the four houses. The Chief Guest then declared the Sports Meet open amongst wide applaud by the audience. The events were held class-wise and participation of all the students of the school in various events was duly ensured. There were several sports events such as Hop Race, Collect the Cones Race, Balancing with Bean Bag Race, Roll the Basketball with Hoola Hoop Race, Hurdle Race, Collect the Ring and Bean Bag Race, Rolling Hoola Hoop Race, Yoga demonstration, etc. The guests and the spectators highly appreciated the performances of the participants. The winners were awarded with the certificates and the medals by the guests and parents. Tagore House emerged as the overall winner taking away the overall ‘Sports Trophy’. After the completion of all the events, Hon’ble President SMC Lt Gen R M Chadha (Retd) addressed the gathering and gave a message to children to aspire and strive to achieve greater heights in life. He congratulated the participants and the winners for their performance. Lastly, the celebration was concluded with the vote of thanks by the Principal.

 

CONSTITUTION DAY CELEBRATION

On 26th November, 2016, Constitution Day was observed in our school to commemorate the day in 1949 when the Indian Constitution was adopted by the Constituent Assembly. This was also the occasion to make students aware about the benefits of being good citizens and to instill a sense of patriotism amongst them. A special assembly was conducted on the day. Ms. Mukul Mishra (TGT-SST) elaborated on the salient features of the Indian Constitution. Thereafter, the Principal highlighted the story of making of Indian Constitution. He introduced the children to Fundamental Rights and Fundamental Duties of the Citizens of India as enshrined in the Constitution. Mass reading of the Preamble to Constitution of India was also done.

To make the students aware of the various facts related to Constitution and Indian Political System, a Constitution Quiz was also held on the same day for the students of Classes VI to IX.

NATIONAL MATHEMATICS DAY CELEBRATION

Mathematics is the cradle of all creations without which the world cannot move an inch. National Mathematics Day was observed in our school on the occasion of the birth anniversary of the Indian Mathematical genius Srinivasa Ramanujan. A special assembly was conducted on 22nd December, 2016, where Nitin Bisht of Class VIII remembered the life and works of Srinivasa Ramanujan.  Later in the day, various interesting Mathematics activities were conducted for the students of Classes I to IX. The children were made to confront interesting mathematical problems to develop the interest and excitement for Mathematics.

CHRISTMAS DAY CELEBRATION

On 23rd December, 2016, Christmas was celebrated at our school. Though, Christmas is celebrated on 25th December every year throughout the world but since our school was heading for the winter vacation from 24th December onwards, we celebrated Christmas on 23rd December. The celebration was held in the glorious presence of Hon’ble President Lt Gen R M Chadha (Retd), Manager of the school, Brig Ranvir Singh (Retd) and Maj Gen Shyamadas Chaudhuri (Retd), Senior Joint President JPVL Vishnuprayag. The function began with the morning prayer of the school which was followed by melodious Christmas Carols sung by the School choir. A speech was delivered by the school head girl Sonali Chauhan on the importance of Christmas celebration. Thereafter, Hon’ble President addressed the gathering with his inspiring words. During the function, Santa Claus arrived amongst the children and filled the entire crowd with joy. Santa cheered up the students by giving them colourful balloons. On this occasion sweets were also distributed to the children.

 

ACTIVITIES/COMPETITONS

DRAWING AND PAINTING ACTIVITY

Drawing and Painting assignments are liked by all the children. It is much more than a simple activity. It is an opportunity for children to express themselves in their own special way. Painting helps children to be imaginative and creative. Keeping this in view, on 1st October, 2016, a Drawing and Painting activity was held for the students of Classes V to IX. They were very excited to participate in the same and performed very well.  

 

STORY TELLING COMPETITION

‘Story telling captures an aspect of childhood experience when being told a story was common ritual. It’s a warm place for most of us and in some ways represents our first experience in really listening’. - Paul Lanky

It’s true that the small kids are fond of listening stories. What they listen, they imitate to recite. So in order to develop the skill of telling stories amongst the small toddlers on 9th December, 2016, a story telling competition was organized for pre-Primary classes. The children very enthusiastically prepared for their competition. It was amazing to see them reciting the small stories in their own words.

 

CREATIVE WRITING ACTIVITY

On the occasion of the birth anniversary of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, a creative writing activity was held on 15th November, 2016. The students from classes I to IX participated in the activity. They were given different topics related to Dr Kalam where they showcased their talent of creative writing by composing different types of text. They were found eager and enjoyed the given activity.

 

SPEECH MAKING & QUIZ ACTIVITY

On 26th November, 2016, Speech making and Quiz activities were conducted for the students. The students from class I to V participated in the speech making activity where they delivered speeches on different topics, while students from classes VI to IX participated in Quiz which was based on Constitution and Indian political system.

 

 

 

 

MATHEMATICS ACTIVITY

 

On the occasion of National Mathematics day on 22nd December, 2016, mathematical activities were organized for all the students from classes I to IX. They were given different exciting problems, puzzles and questions to solve. They were seen excited to solve the different sorts of mathematics problems put to them. Everyone enjoyed the activity and took part with zeal and enthusiasm.      

 

HOUSE BOARD DECORATION ACTIVITY

 

‘House Display Boards’ provide a stage for healthy competition amongst the students of different houses to show their creativity. School house boards are the source of information for both the readers and the makers, alike. On 23rd December, 2016, ‘House Board Decoration’ activity was held and the theme for decoration was ‘Harvest Festivals of India.’ Each house had chosen a different harvest festival topic. The students of each house had created various presentations (text and pictures) to be displayed up on the boards. All the four House boards were beautifully decorated with many bright pictures, messages and articles.

 

WINTER BREAK

 

As chilling cold seeped in through the December days, it was the time for long awaited ‘Winter Vacation’. On 24th December 2016 the school closed for the winter vacation. The school reopens on 2nd February 2017 in the New Year.

 

 

We feel immense pleasure to publish 3rd issue of the newsletter ‘Abhivyakti’ 2016-17. In this volume we have shared the news and happenings of JVM, Vishnupuram from October to December, 2016, with the readers of the entire group. We wish everyone a very happy and prosperous New Year 2017.

Happy reading!

 

With thanks      

Patron- Mr. Manoj Joshi, Principal

Editor: Mrs. Sushma Sati, TGT (English)            

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 
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