The School Weekly - 17th December 2018

STARS THIS WEEK
EDUCATOR: Ms. Aysha Tak was selected as the Educator this Week. She shared her views on how to care for each other, our parents, our classmates and shared a story on caring.
ALUMNI 
 (ED: Editor, DC: Divya Singh Chouhan)
ED: Which was your batch year?
DC: 2012-13
ED: Did you participate in any activities? Mention them.
DC: I participated in all kinds of dance events, on Sports Day, Rangoli Competitions, Extempore, etc.
ED: Which was your favourite spot in the school?
DC: Every corner of the School may it be the stage or the Assembly ground or some other place, all of them were my favourite.
ED: What are you doing these days?
DC: These days I am working as a teacher at Central Academy, Jodhpur.
ED: What are your qualifications?
DC: I am Masters in English Literature and I am pursuing B.Ed.
ED: What have you learned from The Fabindia School?
DC: Whatever I am today, I am because of my School and whatever I learnt it is taught by the School
ED: What are your memories of the School?
DC: In my memories I remember the punishments of standing in front of Principal ma’am’s office.
ED: What message would you like to give our students?
DC: I know when we are at School, we don’t like to go to school but after passing from the school we miss it a lot so, value whatever you have today because it will not come again.

GRANDPARENT THIS WEEK: Mr. Lekhraj Rao GP/O Divyani Rao/VII & Nidhi Rao/IV was selected as the Grandparent this Week. He shared that Grandparent Day is celebrated on the 1st Sunday of September. He expressed that world wide its celebrated once a year whereas The Fabindia School celebrates it every week. This celebration is very liberating for us to share our experiences with students & staff.
He guided students to be self reliant and self-dependent. He shared his secret of success; love & respect for elders take us a long way.
[ED- Editor, LS: Lekhraj Singh]
ED: How many of your wards are studying here?
LS: My two grandchildren Divyani Rao/ VII and Nidhi Rao/IV study here.
ED: What do you expect from your children?
LS: I want my grand children to have their overall development and inculcate moral values which will help them in their future.
ED:  Have you achieved your goal?
LS: Yes, I have achieved my goal. I have achieved success due to my hard work and have achieved many awards both at National, State and District Level. I have also received the most devoted teacher award. I am a retired Head Master from Govt. Secondary School
ED: What do you expect from the school?
LS: I expect from school that school should organize many quiz competitions so that students get more knowledge and school should give lots of homework so that students may become self dependent and do their work on their own
Would you like to visit this school again?
ED: Yes, I would like to visit  the school again and again.
LS: What message would you like to give to the students?
ED: Students should learn a lot in their life, they should be more creative and they should make their family and school proud of them. They should be self reliant and self dependent.

STAFF: Ms. Kritika Rao and Mrs. Ayesha Tak visited IGNCA Bal Jagah near Delhi to attend the Librarians Masterclass "Making the Library Come Alive! - Using Art as a Tool."
 Librarians and teachers from different schools visited the place.They attended sessions of making a story book through pictures, diagrams, map-making, writing and design, collaboration through telling, narrating and enacting the story and reflection They learnt how to make the library come alive using art as a tool. They also created a story book using pictures, sounds and videos.

NEWS & EVENTS
SKILL
 Friday, 14th December- Saturday, 15th December: Two days night camp was organised on the school campus for the students of Classes IV- IX. They had bonfire and around it they sang songs, danced, chanted shloaks and narrated stories. Next morning, adventurous activities were organised by Mr. Prabhu Prajapati and Mr. Girish Kumar( Scouts and Guides Instructor). Various activities were held like Commando Walk,Tire Tunnel, River Crossing, Tarzan Swing, Knots Ladder, Blindfold Walk, Zigzag,etc. In the evening, they had story telling and personality development session. They exhibited leadership qualities and teamwork. They also learnt helping each other, sharing and caring.

Report of the Night Camp
My school organized a two day night camp for the students of class IV, V, VI , VII, VIII and IX. The camp was organized from 14th December’18 to 16th December’18. This camp was indeed a very innovative way to make students learn and get experience.
On 14th December, we stayed back in school after giving our last unit test. First we made groups and named ourselves. I was in the Fear Fighter group At night, we had camp-fire. It was an indescribable experience. There was bonfire and it was surrounded with chairs. Students were singing, dancing, and showing their talents in many ways. I learnt to take responsibility of children as we were the senior most. We managed the students. The camp was unforgettable.
After the camp fire, we had great fun in our room. We had pillow fight; we were not able to sleep because of excitement. We slept late in night and woke up early. We had break-fast. After that Prabhu Sir and Girish Sir who are from Scouts and Guides trained us to be self discipline and self responsible. I learnt discipline, self responsibility. They organized adventurous tasks for us. There were seven such adventurous tasks. I learnt to balance myself, my ability, my potential towards the tasks. 
In the evening we had Personality Development session in which I learnt how personality shapes our behaviour and how we should be courteous and respect others. At night we danced and then went to sleep. Next Morning we arranged everything and returned home with a lot of learning.- Archana Koratkar/ IX.

SPORTS
Thursday, 13th December- Saturday, 15th December: The school participated in Under 17 Cricket Tournament held in Delhi escorted by Coach Mr. Tarun Mishra and Team Manager Mr. Jaffar Khan with 16 players. They played two matches. One was against Australian Cricket Club and the other one was against Vikas Puri Cricket Club.



Published by The Editorial Board: Mrs Bharti Rao, Mr Krishan Gopal,, Ms Swabhi Parmar, Mr Jafar Khan, Harsha Suthar, Anumesh Rao, Ipshita Rathore, Archana Koratkar, Meenakshi Choudhary, Vinita Sirvi, Charu Vaishnav,  Rohit Vaishnav & Ronak Devda.


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