The School Weekly- 6th April 2020

EDUCATOR

Being Polite

I would like to share a small story. There were two students in a class, who were totally different from each other. One was a polite child and the other one was mischievous with his own group. This group once decided to create some nuisance in class and started troubling others. All other students started responding in some or the other way, only there was one child in the class who was very calm and polite to this group. As they increased troubling him more, he responded to them more politely. Everyone tried to annoy that kid, but no one succeeded in annoying him. Self-realization in the best we can do if we make some mistake. The same thing happened with that group. They realized that they were wrong and finally felt sorry for that nuisance.
From the above story, we get to know that, No matter what are the circumstances in front of us. We should always face it politely. Remember Father of our Nation “Mahatma Gandhi” who always said, “Even if anyone comes and slaps you, don’t raise your hand rather show him the other side of your face”. Being polite is the best value, asset and weapon to tackle any situation.
When we get into some trouble or face some problem. We have the tendency to look for the person who is calm and polite in any condition. So that we can share our thoughts and take some advice. The same way others will also look to us when we will stay polite to everyone. No one can do anything wrong to you until and unless you do it for others. It is better to wear a smile and avoid misconceptions.
Jitendra Suthar/ Educator
Service to Humanity 
Service to humanity is service to God.
We all are aware of COVID-19.
The whole world is suffering from this disease. Italy, Spain, America, China etc .are in brutal condition. Even developed countries are still fighting against this curse. Including ours, most of the countries are on lockdown. Lockdown is the safest step to avoid COVID-19 but what will happen to those people who don't have a home, shelter, and money.
In this condition, humanity comes in front of COVID-19 because it is not differentiated through caste, creed, gender and religion. Any religion of any human race has come to serve the poor and needy ones in this pandemic.
Many people are serving food packages and have donated money in
CM and PM relief fund for saving humanity.
If I say; doctors, nurses, paramedical and police forces are our real heroes and gods who are serving us, then I would not be wrong.
We can help them by staying at home and it is the duty of every human being to make our universe more beautiful and live able for all species.
Due to lockdown, our planet is also healing. Birds and animals are also feeling comfortable without human disturbance, so God keeps all things on the place positively. I hope that governments take sustainable steps when this lockdown is lifted so that the environment does not suffer a rebound, increase in emissions(as has happened in the 2008 financial crisis).
With our thinking and actions, we can support our nature, serve love, kindness and hope, soon everything will positively cure and we will win this fight against the Coronavirus.
- Urmila Rathore/ Educator

Fruits of Patience 
Patience is one of the most valuable virtues of life. The power of patience helps you empower your life leading to wisdom and success. Success breeds happiness and happiness is the product of hard work and patience. To cultivate patience is to gain the refined sense of confidence, so that you may have a remedy for every trouble, solution to the problems and courage for sorrows of life. Patience is not just a trait, but it’s a skill that needs to be developed. Thus, developing a good deal of patience is leading a satisfying life.
Patience must be made as one of the pillars of life, as a good amount of patience is the highway to a successful and peaceful life. If you show patience, you can gain new skills and improve your talents. Thus, you can direct yourself towards the achievement of your goals and objectives. It helps you control your impulsive decisions while it aids you greatly to deal with stressful situations and emotional ups and downs effectively. It also helps you become tolerant allowing you to keep empathy at others. The more you are patient, the more you are tolerant of others which earns you respect from them.
It must be borne in mind that there is no shortcut to success, but success is achieved
through discipline, hard work and patience. Obstacles come your way and you will have to face challenges. You need to face fears and failures by virtue of self-confidence and patience. All that needs to be done is to stay motivated against all odds. There are lots of examples of great scientists, entrepreneurs and business people in whose lives patience has played a large role. They did not let the circumstances break them at all, but kept moving forward is focused on what they wanted to achieve while expanding new possibilities. It’s their power of patience, the virtue of tolerance towards environmental conditions and open-mindedness that has enabled them to be successful. At this point, the words of Napoleon Hill are worth mentioning, “Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.”
The power of patience is one of the major components of success. If you develop patience, It brings rich rewards, such as personal growth, increasing the ability to gain more insights and understanding, it builds a strong character leading you to a peaceful life. 
We should continually remind ourselves of a saying, "Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet"
- Nikita Rajpurohit/ Educator

Importance of Thoughtfulness
Being thoughtful and considerate about others is very joyful. Our lives are very busy and we often rush as well. In this fast-paced life, it is often hard to remember that it is important to be thoughtful. It only takes a moment out of your day to be thoughtful to others. Just a simple pleasant word, a gentle smile can make someone's day better. When we share a moment out of our own lives to be thoughtful to someone around us, it actually helps us live better lives and makes the world a much better place, too.
Being thoughtful doesn’t even require you to spend any money, or buy anything for anyone else. Doing things that are nice for others can brighten up a whole day, or can help a person change their attitude. Being thoughtful is more than just politeness, it is changing the world for the better, and doing things that you would like others to do for you.
-Swabhi Parmar/ Educator

Respect
Respect is for those who deserve it, not for those who demand. It means respect is earned
we can’t buy or demand respect .Everybody in this world wants to be respected. If we want to get respect then it is important to give respect to other people also. We have to respect others and especially our elders including parents, teachers and other elder people. It is very important that we respect each other for bringing harmony in society and always remember that respect cannot be demanded, but earned. It is important to teach children to respect their elders, grandparents’ friends etc.
India is a country that is united in diversified society. The religions, languages, dressings and everything differs yet the people of our country are united. Being a country of rich cultural heritage, there are various cultural treasures and traditional practices in every state and also in every part of the states. The dances, dramas, music, writing and languages everything is different from one state to another. But if we deeply watch the people of India, they respect and follow that culture and tradition from all parts of India.
We can see the people in our country helping each other and respecting each others’ lifestyle, religion and language. When it comes to languages, we can see so many diversification but people have accepted one language as the national language (Hindi) and they follow the same too.
-Usman Gani/ Educator

Mother

She is a friend,
Helps me follow the trends.
She is the best cook,
Helps me with my books.
She is a daughter,
And our family's laughter.
She is a wife,
She gives the best vibes.
She is a mother,
Doesn't let me suffer.
She is strong,
A shoulder to cry on.
My daughter, my love.
She is beautiful,
Makes my life wonderful.
She is a candle of light,
Makes our future bright.
She came to our life like a fairy,
She is my secret diary.
She is my first love
And the biggest reason to live on earth
The best gift from God,
She is the Best Mom.
Prerna Rathod/ Educator

SKILL
Unity in Diversity
Unity in Diversity – the most wonderful aspect of our country is its strength from time being. We are united because of our ancestors have taught us to live with all kinds of people and embrace them like brothers and sisters. Though we grow in a particular system we cannot deny that we have friends and neighbours who are from different cultures. This unity in diversity should continue for generations to come; this can be done only by sharing the importance of Unity to students in school. We should be aware of our values and history our country has come through. Elders should take responsibility in transferring the valuable thoughts to kids at home so that our pride of our nation does not fall down for any reason. We should always remember that , “United we stand, Divided We Fall"
Bhumika Nimbark/ IX B 
Friendship            
As a quote said 'A Friend in Need is a Friend in Deed.' 
A friend is a one who shares every part of our life without doubting and having trust issues. With this I will tell few words regarding 'Friendship'. A  friend  can't be defined in one or two sentences. Like a life of friendship is an inverted deck of cards. One cannot justify what happens next. Friendship completely depends on trust, faith, honesty, like, love, emotions, etc. that we share with a person throughout our life.
A friend is a one whom we don't like to share to anyone like Lord Rama had Hanuman, like Lord Krishna had Sudama, similarly my friendship is also based on no ego, no hates, with my friend Dushyant.
Daksh Rajpurohit / VII B

Mothers
Mothers are so sweet,
They give us tasty feast.
Sometimes they love and sometimes they scold,
They are always beautiful and bold.      
Mothers are essential part of our life,
They work in the kitchen with knife.
Without them a single moment we cannot spend,
And they are like our best friend.        
When we are sad,
They make us glad.
Mothers are our world,
And they are like a shining pearl. 
                                                          Priyanka Deora/ X  A 

Report of Virtual Classes during Quarantine
Pre-Primary Section

Continuing with our School's virtual learning initiative during this lockdown period, this week we adopted a more  organised way of sending daily work schedule to students of Pre Primary Section. 
We discussed and divided the work schedule to ensure that all possible subjects are covered. This includes morning fitness activities, creativity, reading and writing. 
While parents do face difficulty in accepting this change, some parents are cooperative and are helping their wards learn while  others are trying.
Our target for the coming week is to speak to all parents, understand their concerns and find a best possible solution so that the learning doesn't stop .
Sharmila Vijayvargi/ Coordinator Pre-Primary Section


                                         Primary Section 
During lockdown in the country, we are trying our best to make children learn something and stay connected.  This week, sports, art and innovative activities were given to the children by activity teachers. The class teachers gave stories to the children to read and share their understanding of the stories. Poster Making Competition on "Hand Washing" was organised . The children came up with wonderful work. On Saturday, our children participated in SKIPKARONA Competition organised by FIT INDIA, children made a one minute video and shared on FIT INDIA website.  
Monika  Vaishnav/ Coordinator, Primary Section

                                                                           
                                                             Middle Section
Sunday, 29th March- Saturday, 4th April 2020: Nowadays we all are working from home, learning new skills and spending quality time with our family.
Our school focuses on e-learning, so students are getting activities i.e. morning fitness, reading, writing, research, innovation, creativity, art and music through the daily work schedule. Students were writing and sending feedback to their class teacher.
Sunday, 29th, March: Poster Making Competition- Online Poster Making competition on "Hand Washing"  was held in the middle section, students participated and sent their posters to the respective class teacher. Students drew very creatively.
Monday, 30th March: Three activities e.g. from sports, art, Creativity and innovation along with one story for reading was shared on Monday and next day one question related to that story was given and students were answering them in writing, audio and video form and  the same schedule is planned for the next time.
Wednesday, 1st April: Virtual Survey: A survey message sent to find out devices used by kids and asked them to fill that form.
2nd April: Survey for educators was done to find out devices used by educators for eLearning and Survey form filled by them.
Aryabhatta National Maths Competition (AICTSD) - Maths competition on 20th May. It's going to be online. Message was sent in the class group and students were asked to participate in the competition.
Staff Leadership Development by TFS March- April 2020: Staff leadership Development is going on. Educators are reading a chapter from "My Good School" and writing feedback and an article on that chapter.
Urmila Rathore/ Assistant Coordinator Middle Section

Senior Section
After the lock down, the Class Teachers updated their whats app group of their respective
Classes from 17th March. From the next day onward, the teachers gave work to the students according to their curriculum. In the senior section, after making groups of Class X and XII, they continued to talk to the students and told them to keep doing their work especially written work.
Their problems were solved by calling their subject teacher. Talking on the phone revealed that the students are doing the given work. Children who were not doing it were encouraged. If there was still any problem then when regular class will be held then it will be repeated once. Physical exercise activity is also being give to ensure that children do not get bored at home. Not all but some children are also showing interest in it. The teachers in senior section have divided the day, to test them every week. Children will check their own test. This week, the teachers created the results of their class on Fedena and on March 28th, the progress cards were delivered to the students online. The earlier plan was to declare the result on 28th March. Apart from this, teachers will be involved in the preparation of question papers.
This is the second week of online learning. Under the leadership of Principal Ma’am, we decided not to do the work of all subjects every day, but to give work of only one subject. Thus, children will not face any difficulty in working. From March 30, a plan was made and according to that, the educators started giving work online to the students. Leaving the prescribed syllabus proceeded to increase other qualities as creative writing in languages, numerical ability in mathematics etc. Physical exercise activity is conducted on Saturday. On Sunday, they do the activity given by Principal Ma’am. The students are doing their work regularly. The educators are constantly connected with the students to see that they are not facing any problem. A week later, an achievement was found that many of the students who did not answer on the phone are now answering. Even some students call or message to say that their work is done.  They also share photos of their written work. Although it is decreasing now but there is hope that more success will be achieved next week. I wish all the best to educators and students. 
Krishan Gopal/ Coordinator Senior Section

Volume No. 420 Published by The Editorial Board: Mrs Bharti Rao, Mr Krishan Gopal, Ms Swabhi Parmar,
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