The School Weekly - 26th October 2015

WEATHER
Weather has changed drastically. Nights have become chilly. There is a difference of 15°C in days and nights’ temperature. Due to Western disturbances snowfall has occurred in the Northern Himalayas. Due to this disturbance it may rain in the coming week. Lowest temperature recorded was at 24°C and highest was recorded at 34°C. Temperature fell by 2°C Wind blew from South East at 8km/hr. Humidity dropped to 38%.
SKILL
AMAZING FACTS
  1. It takes about 20 seconds for a red blood cell to circle the whole body.
  2. Human hair and fingernails continue to grow after death. This is due to the facts that when your heart stops beating, cells in hair follicles and nail beds stop receiving nutrients. After a period of time they die and cease to function.
  3. The sound you hear when you crack your knuckles is actually the sound of nitrogen gas bubbles bursting.
  4. Every time you sneeze some of your brain cells die.
  5. The ‘v’ in the name of a court case does not stand for ‘versus’, but for ‘and’ (in civil proceedings) or ‘against’ (in criminal proceedings).
  6. Dalmatians are born without spots
  7. Your tongue is germ free only if it is pink. If it is white there is a thin film of bacteria on it.
  8. The Titanic was the first ship to use the SOS signal.
Anumesh Rao/VII/GH
BRAIN QUIZ 3
  1. Mirror, mirror on the wall, who in this land is the fairest of all. This dialogue is from which fairy tale?
  2. What we call a story that makes us laugh?
  3. What do we call a story of brave deeds of a person?
  4. Who is often called as the ‘Bard of Avon?
  5. What do you call a word that reads the same forward and backward?
  6. ‘Toward Freedom’ is an autobiographical book by whom?
  7. Which great author and humorist is believed to be the first writer to have author of adventure of Tom used a type writer?
  8. Which play by William Shakespeare is traditionally at 9.00 PM on 23rd June every year?
  9. Which Indian-born English author is the youngest Nobel prize winner in Literature?
  10. Who is the author of ‘Man-Eaters of Kumaon’?
Blessy Maria/XI/DH
ANSWERS OF QUIZ NO. 2
Class I to VII
1. Humming Bird 2.Plasma 3. Devendra Fadnavis 4. Asia 5. Nile 6. Artic Ocean

Class VIII to XII

1. Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation 2.Alaska 3. Scotland 4.Lewis Caroll 5.Sri Lankan Rupee 6.Singapore

Nature a pure gift of god
Nature is the most precious and valuable gift that God has given us. Nature has made our life easy by providing us things of our daily living. Nature takes cares of us, helps and nurtures us like a mother. So we should thank God for giving us such as pure gift. If we sit in the surrounding of nature we can feel the peace and enjoy a lot. Nature is full of beauty that is why earth is called city of the garden.  Human beings cut down trees and are destroying the gift of the God for their selfish motives. It helps to keep us away from many diseases and keeps our body healthy. Many poets have written poems on nature and people do yoga in the beauty of nature to keep their body strong and healthy. Nature is the best wall of the environment.
Anumesh Rao/VII/GH

Sketches
 Richa Solanki/XA/GH

Poem
‘A note of a nature’
 a bird and a song
 listen so closely
 it may be gone.
 ‘A sound so softly’
 heard in the din
 the bird which sing
 start to begin.
Kreena Rao/VII/DH
Discipline – A requisite of good schools
‘Discipline is the key to success’ – this saying holds true for all the people at all the time. Discipline is the training of mind to make it follow rules and orders of high authority. Life without discipline is like a ship without a rudder. It is important for everyone to be in discipline. 
It plays a significant role in a student’s life. Discipline is an important virtue. It is necessary for expressing other virtues. It implies our respect to physical and moral laws. As a student we must obey our teachers. We must keep our school clean. We must follow the rules and regulation of the school. To lead a happy life discipline is necessary. Discipline helps us in various ways. If we are in discipline at all the times, then teachers will also like us. But if we are not in discipline, then nobody will like us discipline is a requisite of good student.
Discipline is the self-control and dedication. So we should try to be in discipline from the early stage for life at school at home in making a good society as well as nation too.
Khushi Rao/X/GH
Declining Of Moral Values
Moral values were always the best and most important symbol of a good Indian society. Moral values are those values which we get as a gift from our elders; it descends one generation to other, in general. Moral values, in other words, is same as DNA which is similar , may be similar with your great grandparents if it is given to the next generation in the right form.  Today in the modern world where all things are greatly changed as compared to five – four decades earlier by , the moral values which we inherit are also been affected by it.
Today the teenagers and even elders feel ashamed of touching the feet of their elders, which is very strange. Moral values they were considered pride of India, now has converted into a harsh rule which has to be followed because our parents tell us but they do just the opposite. This is the mentality of today’s generation. Moral Values in these days seem to be declining. Is it a good thing? Surely ‘No’, a big no. Moral values are seen neglected by us. Moral values have become inversely proportional to modernity. As modernity increases, morality decreases. It has become a trend for teenagers to be modern to survive in this world, but that doesn’t means they forget moral values. Moral values were always the soil of Indian bodies, but now due to modernity they have declined. Indians were always considered the most decent people, but the breeze of modernity has changed them.
Moral values were considered as a symbol of a good reputed family, but today in the modern world those who are modern are considered as a good reputed family. Moral values, the heart of our nation is declining day to day. It’s a great threat to our culture, traditions and humanity.
Khusbhoo Rajpurohit/XI/TH
'खज़ाना'
बचपन के ये दिन नहीं 
ये हैं यादों का ख़ज़ाना । 
रोज़ - रोज़ लड़ते झगड़ते 
नया संसार रचाना । 
दोस्तों के संग पैदल - पैदल 
अनमने से स्कूल जाना । 
छुट्टी होते ही बड़ी चाव से ,
घर की ओर दौड़ लगाना । 
ये बचपन के दिन नहीं 
ये है यादों का खज़ाना । 
थके - थके से घर पहुँचे 
पर खेलने तो जरूर जाना । 
मम्मी की प्यारी डाँट सुनकर 
धीरे - धीरे मुस्कुराना । 
ये बचपन के दिन नहीं 
ये है यादों का खज़ाना । 
न कोई चिंता न कोई डर 
मनमर्ज़ी के हम हो राजा । 
लाख करोड़ यत्न करे कोई
न है बचपन लौटाना । 
ये अनमोल वक़्त के ठहरे लम्हे 
नामुमकिन है इन्हे भूल पाना 
ये बचपन के दिन नहीं 
ये है यादों का खज़ाना । 
याद रखना बचपन को ,
मन के हर एक कोने में सजाना
Khushi Rao/XA/GH
STUDY
DEAR Program conducted in all classes on Monday.

RESULTS OF INTER HOUSE ESSAY WRITING COMPETITION:
Middle Section:  Class VI to VIII
I Kreena Rao/VII/DH
II Anumesh Rao/VII/GH
III Diksha Choudhary/VII/GH

Senior Section:  Class IX to XII.
I Khushi Rao/X/GH
II Khushboo Rajpurohit/XI/TH
III Suryaveer Singh/IX/DH

Tuesday, 20th October-Saturday, 24th October: School was closed for Dussehra Holidays so we will be with more news in next week.
SURVEY

The School Weekly - 19th October 2015

ENGLISH LITERARY WEEK CELEBRATION
WEATHER
Since it is time for winter to set in students are keenly awaiting its onset compared to the raised temperatures in October. School experienced increasingly hot weather during the day. Mornings and nights are pleasant.  Lowest temperature recorded was at 24°C and highest was recorded at 36°C. Wind blew from South East at 16km/hr. Humidity was at 46%.
SKILL
Time
The Time never stops
Nor does it wait
Thus it has second
Minutes and dates
Whole world is on the
Balance of Time
If you miss or waste time,
It is a big crime
Remember this ever,
Forget this never
Past is history
Future is mystery
The value of Time
Is uncountable
The Time had variation
Never ever it is stable
For heaven sake
Don't leave your Time behind
Otherwise Time will be cruel
Not kind
Jaswant Singh/X/RH

AMAZING FACTS

  1. India has the largest postal network in the world. A single Indian post office serves 7,175 people on an average.
  2. The 2011 Kumbh Mela gathering was so huge that the crowd was also visible from space.
  3. Bandra Worli Sealink has steel wires equal to the Earth’s circumferences.
  4. Shampoo was first invented in India, not the commercial liquid in ones but the method by use of herbs.
  5. Water on the moon was discovered by India’s ISRO Chandrayan-1.
  6. The first rocket in India was so light and small that it was transported on a bicycle.
  7. India is the second largest English speaking country after U.S.A.
  8. Be it because of religious reasons or personal choices, around 20-40% of Indians are vegetarians, making it the largest   vegetarian-friendly country in the world.
Rakesh Suthar/VIII A/TH

THOUGHTS FOR THE WEEK
To me the meanest flower that blows can give thoughts that do often lie to deep for tears.
- William Wordsworth
Everything comes to us that belong to us if we create the capacity to receive it.
- Rabindranath Tagore
Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor.
                                  - Robert Frost
Be great act as you have been great in thought.
                    - William Shakespeare
Take care of luxuries and the necessities will take care of themselves.
                             - Dorothy Parker
No one is useless in this world that lightens the burdens of another.
                          - Charles Dickens
Never bend your head. Hold it high look the world straight in the eye.
                                  - Helen Keller
Difference of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open.                                                                                                                             - J.K Rowling
Illusion is the first of all pleasures.                                                                            
 - Oscar Wilde
Always do right. It will gratify some and astonish the rest.                                        
 - Mark Green
Take risks in your life. If you win, you can lead. If you lose, you can guide.
 - Swami Vivekanand
A friend who understood your tears is much more valuable than a lot of friends who only know your smile.              
                                                                                                        - Unknown
BRAIN QUIZ 2
Questions for Class First to Seventh
  1. Which is the smallest bird?
  2. What is the fourth state of matter?
  3. Who is the current Chief Minister of Maharashtra?
  4. Which country has the largest area of land?
  5. Which is the longest river in the world?
  6. Which is the smallest ocean in the world?
Questions for Class Eighth to Twelfth
  1. What is the full form of CCE?
  2. Which is the biggest state of U.S?
  3. In which country was golf first played?
  4. Who was the writer of novel Alice In Wonderland?
  5. What is the currency unit of Sri Lanka?
  6. What is the capital of Singapore?
Nikhil Soni/X/TH

ANSWERS OF QUIZ NO. 1
Class:  I to V
1. Blue Whale   2. African Elephant   3. Asia 4.Femur 5. Rafflesia Arnoldi, 6. Angel Fall

Class: VI to XII
1. Sputnik 1  2. DC Avanti 3. China 4. 1st October  5. U.S.A

Saturday, 17th October: Inter House (Senior and Middle) English Debate Competition was organized for Class VI-XII.

Middle Section Class VI to VIII
Topic:                 Importance of Sports in Student’s life.

Senior Section Class IX to XII.
Topic:               Right to Education.

We thank Mr. Ajay VijaywargiMr. Gajendra Singh and Mr. Kanik Goyal for kindly judging the debate.

Fancy Dress Competition was organized for Pre Primary to Primary classes. It was for first time ever that a Fancy Dress was organized. Students dressed up and varied hues and colours representing different characters of epics, actors, patriots, fruits, etc. They looked highly excited to perform.  Their confidence was obvious when they enacted their parts.

Photos of The School Weekly - 19th October 2015
Posted by The Fabindia School on Monday, October 19, 2015
STUDY
DEAR Program conducted in all classes on Monday and Wednesday. Practices for the commencing Annual Day were carried out whole week.


Assembly was conducted whole week by Teresa House

Monday, 12th October - Saturday 17th October: Monday, 12th October was celebrated as the English Literary Day. The whole week was celebrated as the English Literary Week. A number of activities were organized by the English Department both in the Assembly and classes. The activities carried out in the classes were Spell Bee, Quiz, Extempore etc. In the Assembly speeches were given, articles were readout, poems were recited and quiz was organized by the students and teachers all through the week.

Report of the English Literary Week
Monday, 12th October:
Khushi Rao/X/GH anchored the English Literary Week Celebration. Khushboo Rajpurohit/XI/TH spoke about Khushwant Singh one of the best known English writer of India. Suryaveer Singh/IX/DH spoke on the importance of the day and why the week was celebrated as English Literary Week.

Wednesday, 14th October:
Shivraj Chouhan/X/TH spoke on the history of English, its origin and categories. Kritika Mansion/X/GH gave the review of the film “Train to Pakistan.” Suryaveer Singh/IX/DH spoke about William Wordsworth and recited his poem “ What Man has made of Man”.

Four Pillars of English Skills: Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing and its importance were presented by students of Class VI.
Vinita Sirvi/VI/GH spoke on Listening Skills
Ipshita Rathore/VI/RH spoke on Speaking Skills,
Meenakshi Choudhary/VI/TH spoke on Writing skills
Izaan Area/VI/GH spoke on Reading Skills.

Intra Class Essay Writing Competition was organized for Class III – VIII in their respective classes.

Thursday, 15th October:
Khushi Rao/X/GH started the day with a beautiful song performance. “I have a dream”.

Nikhil Soni/X/TH recited a poem

Only A Dad
Only a dad, with a tired face.
Coming home from the daily race.

Bringing little of gold or fame,
To show how well he has played the game,
But glad in his heart that his own rejoice
To see him come, and to hear his voice.

Only a dad, with a brood of four,
One of ten million men or more.
Padding along in the daily strife,
Bearing the whips and the scorns of life,
With never whimper of pain or hate,
For the sake of these who at home await.

Only a dad, neither rich nor proud,
Merely one of the surging crowd
Toiling, striving from day to day,
Facing whatever may come his way,
Silent whenever the harsh condemn,
And bearing it all for the love of them.

Only a dad, but he gives his all
To smooth the way for his children small,
Doing, with courage stern and grim,
The deeds that his father did for him
This is the line that for him I pen,
Only a dad, but the best of men.

Intra Class Spell Bee Competition was organized in Class III-VIII.

Friday, 16th October: 
During Assembly Yuvraj RanawatShubham RajpurohitVinay SolankiJatin TripashKunal RajpurohitKasak ChoudharyNikita JetawatManisha KunwarAkshita RathoreKritika RajpurohitMimansha Chouhan and  Priyanka Kunwar of Class V A sung a group song “Do Ra Me”. 
Dhawan Choudhary/III/TH and Punit Dave/III/RH recited a poem “The Brave Boy”. 
Ritu Parihar/III/DH also recited a poem “Fun with Dino”. 
Pooja Dutta/XI/GH sang a song of Justin Biber. 
Blessy Maria/XI/DH organized a Quiz. 

Intra Class Quiz Competition was organized for Class III-VIII.

Saturday, 17th October: Week ended with a beautiful performance from English Faculty. Ms. Monika Vaihnav and Mrs. Urmila Rathore sang a song “Five Hundred Miles”. Mr. Gajendra Singh sang the song “Una Paloma Blanca”. Mr. Hitendra Singh recited a poem” Lost Innocence”. Mrs. Bharti Rao spoke of the importance of English Literature in our life.  She told the students that study of Literature allows people to develop new ideas and help individuals to present themselves as educated members of society. Studying Literature can be an eye-opening experience. She asked students to promise to speak in English, as people who speak fluently and orderly in always get first preference in every professional field. 
All activities, speeches, facts, quiz presented during the week were of great inspiration for all.
Krithika Mansion/X/GH  

SURVEY

The School Weekly - 12th October 2015

WEATHER
October has begun with a slight nip in the air in early mornings and late evenings.
Days are unbearably hot, even though it’s time for winter to set in.
Weather Vitals:
Lowest: 240C
Highest: 370C
Humidity: 19%
Wind: 19 km/hr SW
Happiness is going to school!
SKILL
Brother
Inspirable,
Partner in crime,
Together forever,
A lemon and lime.

Normal as can be,
Love you always,
Special to me,
Comforting.

A rock star kid,
Good times and bad,
Astonishing charges,
You are trending afraid.

Autism
Autistic
Special needs if you please,
But retarded that word never,
Should you speak.

A heart of gold,
One unusual soul,
A special young man, so very bold,
Afraid.

Looking for friends,
The words just don’t seem right,
This is not very fair,
Seemingly cannot take flight.

He is my little brother.
He means the world to me.
He can call him autistic but
He will always be the sugar in my tea.
Shivraj Chouhan/XA/TH
   मीरा 
जबसे डाला है रंग तुमने अपना,
अपने कजरारे नैनों से,
मैं तो खड़ी खड़ी भीग गयी,
कान्हा की मुस्कान से।

मैं तो श्याम तेरी हु दीवानी,
नई नई हूँ या समझो पुरानी,
रंग ही रंग गई हूँ,
नई कोई चाहत नहीं इस जीवन में।

खेलू होली ,नाचू रास तेरे संग में,
गाय चराऊ वन जंगल, घुमू फिरू,
यमुना तट पर बेथ कदम्ब की डाली,
सो जाऊ तेरी मूरली की धून मैं।

बेथ सजाऊ घर आँगन दिनेश अपना,
लटकाऊ घघरी भर कर माखन,
बैठी हूँ आस लगाए ,देख रही हु राह,
कब आयेगे मेरी चौखट,माखन चोर मेरे साजन।
Nikhil Soni/X/TH
ए मुकद्दर ......
इतनी देर न कर ....
कि सूरज ढल जाये।
रास्ता  पलट - पलट ना देख .....
कहीं तू रास्ता भटक न जाए।
ज़िन्दगी से लुका छिप्पी ना खेल,
जिसे ढूँढता है
कहीं ओझल न हो जाए।
औरों पे इतना ना हँस
कि अपना रोना भूल जाए।
और इतना अपने पे ना रो,
कि औरों के साथ हँसाना भूल जाए।
इतना ऊपर न  देख ....
की नीचे ठोकर खा जाए।
और इतना नीचे भी न देख ....
कि लक्ष्य हीन हो जाए।
मुसाफिर है तू मुकद्दर ....
जीना तेरा काम।
इतनी जल्दी न कर,
कि किसी का साथ छूट जाए।
ए मुकद्दर
इतनी देर न कर
की सूरज ढल जाये
Anonymous
Amazing  Facts
Gorillas can catch a human cold and other illness.
Ostriches can run faster than horses, and the male ostriches can roar like lions.
The bat is the only mammal that can fly.
Some male songbirds sing more than 2000 times each day.
Alligators can live up to 100 years.
The female lion does 90% of the hunting.
Krishika Ojha/IX/RH
Quiz
For Class I to V
Which is the largest animal in the world?
Which is the largest animal on land?
Which is the biggest continent in the world?
Which is the largest bone in the human body?
Which is the biggest flower in the world?
Which is the tallest waterfall in the world?

For Class VI to XII
Which is the first artificial satellite to orbit Earth?
Which is the first sports car made in India?
Which country has the longest border?
On which day, International Day of Older Person is celebrated?
Which is the biggest underground railway network?
Tanvi Parmar/IX/ RH
Answers of the Riddles
1. Fire 2. Wind  3.Shell   4.Time. 5. Waterfall.
SPORT
Saturday, 10th October: IH Basketball (Boys) Match for students of Class VI-XI. The first match was between Raman House and Gandhi House. Raman House won to reach Final. The second match was between Teresa House and Dhyanchand House. Dhyanchand  House won to reach Final. The hard-line match was between Gandhi House and Teresa House.
Results:
Raman House I
Dhyanchand House II
Gandhi House III
The rest of the School observed an Activity Day. Class XII had regular school. Orchestra Band went for practice for the commencing Annual Day to Mr. Prakash Dangi, Music Teacher.
STUDY
DEAR Program conducted in all classes. Practices for the commencing Annual Day started.
Wednesday, 7th October: GK. The quiz conducted in Assembly by Tanvi Parmar/IX/RH.
Dear Program conducted in all classes.
Friday, 9th October: Inter House English Essay Writing Competition organized for Class VI-XII. The competition was for two groups: Junior Section: Class VI-VIII, Senior Section: Class IX-XII.
Topics:
Junior Section:
Nature- A pure gift of God
What if I would be my class teacher
My Country is my soul.
Senior Section:
Value-Education
Declining of Moral Values
Discipline-A requisite of Good Schools
Each and every student of Class VI-XII participated in the Competition. They did a fantastic job. Everyone wrote beautiful essays exhibiting their creativity and skill in writing.
SURVEY
Should Remedial Classes Be Conducted or Not?


The School Weekly - 5th October 2015

WEATHER
Bali experienced warm and pleasant weather. Mornings have a nip in the air. Use of A.C. and coolers has stopped during the nights. Fans are being used during daytime, when it turns a bit warm. Highest temperature recorded was at 37°C and lowest was at 23°C. Temperature fell by 4°C while humidity fell to 48%. Wind blew 14 km/hr SE.
SKILL
MAHATMA GANDHI- INDIA'S LOST PRIDE 
Why that figured man had gone,
The terrific talent he had shown,
For the country's freedom did his best,
and the tricks he had used on,
Even the professionals considered him a role model,
With whom that fighting spirit was
Enthusiastic and doddle,
Which was not available in all,
For what all calls him " BAPU" of sharp noodle,
For where that living ran out,
For whom our belonging spirit shout,
"That he was our national leader",
Who at last faced that dying bout,

Today also, he is each heart for guidance,
And for the steps one take towards future and hence,
Every being should be motivated by him,
For protecting our nation while working as a lance.
Nikhil Soni/XB/TH

एक आशा ''बापू''
सूरज की किरणों ने जैसे बदला अपना रास्ता था ।
हुआ उदय अहिंसावादी का जो दो अक्टूबर को जन्मा था ॥
बदल दिया था दुनिया को उसने ,
रंग गया था अपने रंग में ,
उसने ये ही ठाना था ,
भारत को अखण्ड बनाना था ।
दांडी मार्च , सत्याग्रह , आंदोलन और
अनशन को भी आजमाया था ।
आखिर योगदान उनका आया काम
मिल ही गया आज़ादी का सुख
जब भारत को सत्ता सौंपा जाना था ।
जश्न  मना भारत और
नए युग का लिखा जाना था
मगर साथ था इस सुख का तब तक
जब बापू का पंच तत्व में विलीन हो जाना था ।
आज बापू नहीं विचार है उनके
जिसे हमें अपनाना हैं ।
फिर से करना है इस सृष्टि का निर्माण
हिंसा को रुकवाना हैं ।
Bhanu Pratap Singh/XB/GH

RIDDLES
1. I am always hungry
    I must always be fed
    The finger I lick will soon turn red.
2. All about, but cannot be seen
    Cannot be captured, cannot be held
    No throat, but can be heard
3. If a man carried my burden
    He would break his back
    I am not rich
    But leave silver in my track.
4. Until I am measured
     I am not known,
     Yet you miss me
     When I have flown
5.  Bright as diamond
     Loved as thunder
     Never still, a thing to wonder.
Anumesh Rao/VII/GH
STUDY
Monday, 28th September: Summative Assessment for Classes III to XII started on 19th and concluded on 30th of September. It was the happiest day for the students, as it was the last day of the examinations. After the exams when they came out, it was a mixed feeling moment for them, happy as the exams had got over and nervous for the commencing results.
Assembly was conducted by Dhyanchand House.

Blessy Maria/XI/DH spoke thought of APJ Abdul Kalam Learning gives creativity, creativity leads to thinking, thinking provides knowledge and knowledge makes you great.

Tuesday, 29th September: ASL (Assessment of Speaking and Listening) was conducted for Class IX to XI by their English teachers. Chemistry Practical was conducted for Class XI-XII by their respective teacher.

Wednesday, 30th September: Physics and Biology Practical were conducted for Class XI and XII. Rest all had regular lessons.
Thursday, 1st October: Assembly was conducted by Dhyanchand House.

Kinjal Rao/VIII B/DH spoke thought for the day: ' God speaks in silence of our heart. So, listening is the beginning of a prayer'.

Kirti Malviya/IX/DH spoke some of the facts.

FACTS:
1. A cow gives nearly 200,000 glasses of milk in her life time.
2. Every drop of seawater contains approximately 1 billion gold atoms.
3. Like finger prints every one's tongue print is different.
4. Once every 30 seconds the earth shakes somewhere in the world.
5. The biggest humming bird is only 8 inches long.

C++ Practical was conducted for students of Class XI.

Saturday, 3rd October: PTM (Parent Teacher Meeting) was organized for Nursery to XII. About 50% parents attended the meeting. Majority of them were satisfied with their ward’s performance.

The new Water Hut has become operational. The RO Plant and water coolers were connected. Students have access to quality drinking water.
New Water Hut

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