The School Weekly - 30th Sept 2013

26 Sept : Friday Activity was carried out in the primary and pre-primary classes. Activities like creative writing, mental arithmetic, drawings, etc. were carried out in all the classes.

28 Sept Summative Assessment was going on for class VI to XI, so no other activities were carried out. Today was their last exam.
 Point of View
Hygiene for children
Practicing good hygiene is one of the best ways to protect ourselves from illness, and so it is important to teach children how to practice good hygiene. Hygiene means handling food carefully, correctly storing food, regularly washing your hands and body thoroughly, avoiding coughing or sneezing on other people, using appropriate protection to avoid infections. Children may ignore or tease children who smell bad or look dirty which can affect their self esteem. When children start the day with clean hair, body and clothes, play mates and caregivers respond more positively. It’s important to spend time with young children practicing and teaching good hygiene both in school and at home. The best way children learn to assume positive health habits is by including them in their daily routine.
Good hygiene is more than just looking neat and clean – it also reduces the spread of disease. Therefore, good hygiene affects the health and well – being of children as well as people with whom they spend their day.  - Swabhi Parmar

Good Habits
It is said that early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise. Early to bed and early to rise is a good habit. A habit means repetition of the same action in similar circumstances. All man have habits. There are good and bad habits. They are of different kinds. Habits are acts which men indulge in to satisfy their needs. Man is a social animal and he can’t live in isolation. Respecting elders, wishing ‘Good morning’, ‘Good evening’, and ‘Good night’ are good habits. Serving the cause of poor and needy are good habits.
Men live in groups. There groups influence some habits. A man laughs when others in a group weep. These are group habits. Man wants happiness and peace. Listening to music and reading a book are good habits which help a man to spend a peaceful life. Education is based on the principle of developing good habits like punctuality, attention, concentration, cooperation, discipline, etc. Learning a language i.e, speaking, reading and writing is based on habits.
Good manners give us good friends; good friends mean good environment; good environment leads to a happy and peaceful life. 
"Bad habits are like a comfortable bed, easy to get into, but hard to get out of ". - Nikita Rajpurohit

My favorite game
Cricket is my favorite game ,
To play and enjoy is my aim.
I like to play it every time ,
Because its best way of passing time.
I always like to hit a six ,
I know this is a big risk.
I can be stumped out ,
Or someone will catch me out. 
In cricket there is discipline among the players,
When they lose match they do not shed tears.
Because they know they can not choose,
They have to try hard to win else they lose.
- Aditya Pratap Singh (Class VIII A

Compiled by Bharti Rao and published every week.

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