The School Weekly - 11th Nov 2013

7 Nov The school reopened today after Diwali vacation.

8 Nov Friday activity was carried out in all the classes. Some gave creative writing, some gave script writing, while others did practicals and others did mental maths.

9 Nov : Parents Teacher Meeting was organised for class I to III. Only 40% of the parents attended the meeting. Class tests were taken in all the classes as per schedule. Annual Day practice and preparations are going on in the school.
 Point of View
Diwali is the festival of lights. It is the festival of renovation of surroundings and rejoices of people. According to Hindu mythology New Year starts for the Hindus the next day. The Hindus celebrate this festival because Lord Rama had returned to Ayodhya after 14 years of exile. The people were happy so the lighted diyas to welcome him. It is believed that Goddess Lakshmi comes home on Diwali so people do Lakshmi Puja to welcome Goddess Lakshmi in their house. First of all cleaning is done. After that Lakshmi Puja is done at night and children burst crackers and have fun. Diwali is the festival of lights which brings lots of happiness so we should not pollute by bursting too many crackers and we should make it a happy and safe Diwali. - Aman Qureshi (Class X)

New Year
New Year day is one of the most popular occasions in India. In all around the world it is celebrated on 1st January but in India people wish their loved ones blessings of the New Year just after the next day of Diwali. New Year is celebrated in India in a very different and exciting way. People indulge in fulfilled activities such as singing, dancing and playing games on this occasion. New Year is considered a great opportunity to get closer to the loved ones in your life and to revive contact with lost friends. The idea is to wave goodbye to the year gone and welcome the New Year in the hope that it will invite lot of happiness and joy in everyone's love. - Nikhil Soni (Class X)

Compiled by Bharti Rao and published every week.

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