The School Weekly - 21st July 2014

14th July 14: Monsoon has arrived. The whole week Bali experienced rains during night and sunshine during day. The School Campus was seen filled with water. School buses have changed route due to the broken bridge at the entrance of the school road. Students have been enjoying outdoor activities due the weather. Lowest temperature was 32°C and humidity is 59%.

Studies have at last fallen in place. Teachers have started conducting class tests in their respective classes. Giving homework has been cut short so that students are not burdened. A schedule has been made with allotted days for all subjects. Mathematics homework will be given daily. Primary classes will get homework for 15 minutes, while senior section will get for 30 minutes.

In order to make DEAR program a success and create interest for students in reading, arrangements have been made to provide storybooks in the classrooms for Primary section.

17th July 14: Eco Club was formed. Six students from each class are members of the club. Since the school is going to apply for the Green certificate. Eco Club is going to work to get projects rolling- these include clean school, saving water, switching off fans and lights when not required. Mamta Chouhan has been elected the Secretary and Kushi Rao the Joint Secretary of the club. Teachers heading this club are Ms. Prerna Rathod and Mr. Dinesh Bharti.

18th July 14: A friendly match of football was organized for the students of class VI and VII. Class VII were the winners.

19th July 14: Saturday saw a regular activity day. Essay-Writing Competition is being organized on National Level and our students have been encouraged to participate in it. Teachers brain stormed the topic with their students after Assembly. They discussed ‘Relevance of Anuvrat in student’ life’; ‘To thine own self be true’ (Shakespeare).

Mr. Dinesh Kumar Bajpai programming officer of the Caring Souls Foundation visited the school today. He addressed Class VI to XII students. Mr. Bajpai spoke on maintaining habits in one’ student life to save one’s self from cancer. He stressed upon the usefulness of a disciplined life. Eating patiently, walking and being active in one’s life, avoiding using cheap perfumes, avoiding using cell phones to type and hear, use landline more than a mobile were certain disciplines that he stressed upon. He has left certain instructions for parents and teachers that will be related to parents in PTM. Most interesting fact to know was that CANCER is interpreted as CAN SERVIVE! He advised all to keep happy and cheerful all the time because this creates red blood cells in one’s body. This helps Cancer at bay!

The English Readiness Programme with its module is ready. Hindi Readiness Program will commence from Monday, 29th July. ERP will be implemented from Monday by the English teachers during the Remedial classes. The program is a series of modules with worksheets and activities of reading. It is hoped that students will highly benefit in developing English spoken skills. A very big thanks to our Principal Ms. Deepika Tandon who alone has done all the hard work to prepare the modules for this program, keeping our students’ level of English in mind.

Local Managing Committee met to catch up with school progress. Principal read out reports on Scholarships, Campus Development, PTM and Annual Function. Attendees were appreciative of the gradual progress at school. The committee was concerned to have the school main road built for which the Chairman advised that a request letter be sent to the municipal so that the process starts. 

School water harvesting reservoir is filled with water in the first showers. Please take a look!
Water harvesting reservoir
Compiled by Bharti Rao for The Fabindia School.

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