The School Weekly 8th February 2021

Academics
Senior Section is working hard in covering up with all the lost time of not being at the school. Practicals have started off, revisions, tests are going on. School is reopening for the Middle Section from 8th February. Primary and Pre-Primary is enjoying learning experiences from the comfort of their homes.
My Good School Activities
Primary School's Virtual Annual Celebrations
Primary Section celebrated its Virtual Annual Day on 6th February 2021. Chief Guest of the evening was Mr. Nena Ram Choudhary, Headmaster, Secondary School Bali addressed the gathering. SMC Members, Board Members Ms. Prableen Sabhaney, Mr. Vivek Bhandari, Almuni Suryaveer Singh & Muskan Rathod, Educators, Parents & Students enjoyed the annual celebrations. The Cultural Program consisted of Welcome Song, Dances, Play-The Giving Tree, Science & Art Exhibition etc. Block Programming: Coding was done by Jyatirmay Nag; Mr. Rahul Thakur interacted with Vinay Pratap Singh/ VII who during the pandemic time kept himself active & motivated; developed a platform to learn his basic sport skills. Ms. Bharti Rao interacted with Math Champions Muskan Rathod and Suryaveer Singh (Alumni).  Muskan and Suryaveer shared their love for numbers, their efforts and beautiful insights of their journey from Bali to Delhi/ Mumbai.
Weekly Activities
Sports Quiz, GK Quiz, Personal Hygiene & Health Awareness Projects, live Tinkering sessions are the part of My Good School Activities.
Professional Development
Educators are reading and discussing Chapter 6 Making Mistakes and Accepting Flaws. Educators are discussing, talking and sharing experiences relating the chapter.
Edthena: Educators are uploading their individual videos of Ch- 5 Handling Pressure on Edthena.
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Posts from our Educators
एकता में शक्ति है
एक जंगल में, एक भेड़िया रहता था, जो भूख से बेहद हो चुका था। एक दिन वह खाने की तलाश करते-करते एक गाँव में जा पहुँचा । अचानक उसे अपने आस- पास  किसी दूसरे जानवर के होने का महसूस हुआ  और वह सतर्क हो गया , इतने में गाँव में घूम रहे  कुत्तों की नजर उस पर पड़ी और उन्होने भौंकना शुरु कर दिया। कुत्तों के भौंकने की आवाज सुनकर भेड़िया वहाँ से जंगल की ओर भागने लगा। 
भेड़िये को जंगल की ओर  भागते देख कुत्ते भी उसका पीछा करने लगे। भागते -भागते भेड़िया एक गुफा के अन्दर  चला गया। गुफा का मुँह छोटा होने के कारण कुत्ते उसके अन्दर न जा सके और गुफा के बाहर ही बैठ गए और भेड़िये के बाहर आने का इंतजार करने लगे।  भेड़िया बहुत थक गया था  और उसकी  साँसे  भी बहुत तेज चल रही  थी। थोड़ी देर तक आराम करने के बाद भेड़िये ने अपने शरीर के  हर एक अंग  से पूछना शुरु किया कि उन्होने किस तरह से उसकी जान, कुत्तों से बचाने  में मदद की। सबसे पहले नाक ने कहा कि मैंने कुत्तों की गंध सूंघने में आपकी मदद की, उसके बाद कानो  ने कहा कि  हमने कुत्तों  के भौंकने की आवाज सुनकर आपकी मदद की , पैरों  ने कहा कि हमने दौड़ने में आपकी मदद की, आँखों  ने कहा कि हमने दौड़ते समय आपको रास्ता दिखाने  में मदद की।
 अंत में पूँछ  कुछ बोलती इससे पहले ही भेड़िया बोल पड़ा कि अरे पूँछ  तुम तो मेरी कोई भी मदद नहीं करती, जब देखो मेरे ऊपर सवार रहती हो इसलिए आज मैं तुम्हे कुत्तों को खिला दूँगा, यह कहकर वह धीरे -धीरे गुफा से बाहर आने के लिए पीछे की ओर खिसकने लगा, इतने में पूँछ बोली मैंने शरीर का संतुलन बनाने आपकी मदद की। यह सुनकर भेड़िया समझ गया कि शरीर का हर  एक अंग कितना जरूरी है और बिना एक -दूसरे के ये कुछ भी नहीं।  सभी अंगों ने कहा- "हम मान गए कि सहयोग से ही सब काम चलते हैं । अतः एकता में ही शक्ति है ।”
सुरेश सिंह नेगी
Friendship 
A person can share his happiness, sorrow and every kind of thing that he can share. Friendship can come from anyone and in any course of life. A father can be a friend of his daughter; similarly, a mother can be a friend to a son, a husband and wife can be friends.
True friends are always caring, loving, loyal, passionate, mildly critical and most importantly, trustworthy to their friends. Friendship is a relationship where friends listen to each other's problems and try to understand. These qualities make a friend a good friend. The person who cheats you talks behind your back and laughs at you can never be your true friend.
Friendship is never tied to the financial status of people. A king can be a true friend of a poor beggar, and a poor labourer can be a good friend of a rich industrialist. Lord Krishna was in an unconditionally true endearing friendship with poor Sudama. The friendship between Krishna and Sudama is a milestone for all of us. They were like soul mates. Their friendship was at a level where if someone hurts another one feels pain.
Friendship is good for your school-age child's self-esteem. Friendship helps children develop important life skills, like getting along with other people and sorting out conflicts and problems. Children with these skills are less likely to have social and emotional difficulties later in life. 
Friends can help you celebrate good times and provide support during bad times. Friends prevent loneliness and give you a chance to offer needed companionship, too. Friends can also increase your sense of belonging and purpose.
Punita Chouhan 
Believe in Yourself 
We could all do with a little more self-belief. Well, that is because: Nothing can be done without believing in yourself first.
True, they are a lot of factors that will contribute to your success but the biggest factor that will determine whether you achieve something significant or not is self-belief.
How much of what you will achieve will mostly depend on how much you believe in your abilities. And yet most of us, me included, often lack self-belief during the times when we need it the most.

We could all do with a little more self-belief. Well, that is because: Nothing can be done without believing in yourself first. True, they are a lot of factors that will contribute to your success but the biggest factor that will determine whether you achieve something significant or not is self-belief. How much of what you will achieve will mostly depend on how much you believe in your abilities. And yet most of us, me included, often lack self-belief during the times when we need it the most. Rather than having unshakable confidence, we often allow doubt and insecurities to easily shake our resolve and make us believe that we are not capable of achieving whatever it is we have set out to do.

I can clearly understand why that is the case, we all do something wrong quite a number of times in our life span and this will make us question our abilities. We know it and we have been told so on numerous occasions. But then again, we also do a lot of things right too. And this is a fact that we often forget. We all have shortcomings and strengths but most times on our journey in life, our brain will choose to believe the negative, the shortcomings, and the anxiety and so on instead of choosing to believe in our natural ability to overcome all our obstacles. And because they may have failed or are currently struggling to succeed, people will often point out your faults and constantly remind you of your failures. Couple all that with jealousy, it will be very hard for you to find someone who genuinely believes in you especially if you do not have any record of public success.
It is no wonder why most of us are lacking in self-belief. But, as stated earlier if you won't achieve anything worthwhile: You have to believe in yourself first before anyone else ever does. And you have to do it more than anyone else ever will. A lack of belief in yourself will limit you no matter how great the ideas or opportunities are that you are exposed to.
Fortunately for us, believing in yourself is a skill that can be learned. The only catch is that ‘it takes time’.

Here are a few other reasons why you should believe in yourself first. It is the first step to success. How else will you take the first step towards your goals if you don’t even believe you will do it? The biggest most important questions that you will have to answer at the beginning of your journey are mostly about self-belief.
Am I capable of achieving this? Can I really do it? Can my idea really work? Once you really believe that you can do it, you will find a way to make it work. You will navigate through all the problems and get up when you fail. No idea will work for every person on the planet, but many ideas can work for most people … if you believe that you can make them work. You have to be willing to not just think differently, but to also to experiment with new ideas and trust that you’ll discover a way to make them work.
Believing in yourself is the first step to success.
Courtesy Source: https://medium.com/@cshikati/why-you-need-to-believe-in-yourself-more-than-anyone-else-does-d64e78fc25ec
Swabhi Parmar
Ambition 
Almost everyone dreams of something while growing up. We all have ambitions when we are little, which change as we grow up. Ambitions lead us to a definite aim in life. Furthermore, they help us focus on our goal no matter the cost. It drives us to do better in life. Ambitions differ from one person to another.
However, one common thing usually found is that over time, people switch their ambition to something else than that which they wished to be when little. We have many people in the medical field who wanted to be dancers. Similarly, some of the greatest politicians wanted to be artists. So we see how easily one gives up on their dreams and ambition to adapt to society.
Ambition is a great incentive to work. A life without ambition is like an arrow without a target. Seneca rightly said, "If one does not know which port one is sailing, no wind is favourable". Ambition is a dream with a deadline. All successful people have ambition. No one can get anywhere unless he knows where he wants to go and what he wants to be or do. Precisely, ambition is the path to success. So we all should have ambition in our life to become successful.
Nikita Rajpurohit
Posts from our Students
Happiness
Happiness is a feeling of pleasure and positivity. Happiness is the opposite of sadness. Happiness is something which we can't describe in words; it can only be felt from someone's expression of a smile. Happiness is one of the best feeling. When we are happy we are always in good mood and we behave politely and good. When we are making someone else's happy then we also feel satisfied and happy. We can be happy from little things because we stay happy than we also stay healthy. Every day we see and meet people who look happy from outside but deep down they are broken and are sad from inside. For many people, money is the main cause of happiness or grief. But this is not right. Money can buy you food, luxurious house, healthy lifestyle servants, and many more facilities but money can’t buy you happiness
Divyani Rao/ IX B
Tolerance
Tolerance can be simply stated as ability to accept and to live and let others live or ability to tolerate the issues which are not bearable or a person finds it rigid to agree with the faith. Tolerance varies from person to person as it can’t be measured. It can also be considered unprejudiced. Now a person is towards different ideas and faiths as we live in a vast diversity where people have different mentality.
The variation of tolerance level depends on different people, some people accepts the happening of things not in their favour whereas some of them oppose. Tolerance is required no matter how one lives, and tolerance is, after all, a virtue. Yet the virtues of tolerating are certainly greater when based on living in the bigger picture of life described in the sacred literature. The world of the mind is a small world. What is good for one may be experienced as bad for another; one’s happiness is another’s sadness. Ultimate reality is bigger than the mind, and this is what the sacred literature informs us about. The beginning of realizing and living in this bigger picture beyond the duality of sense perception is tolerance. 
Tolerance is often learnt in subtle ways. Kids develop values by imitating the values of those they know the most. Parents can teach tolerance to their children and senior members of an organization can teach tolerance to their subordinates and vice versa by example. Talking to each other and respecting each other helps learn and teach about the values that each one of them has. Creating opportunities to play along with the usual official work is important as well. This let everyone learn that everyone has something fruitful to contribute to each other.
Komal Sompura/ XI Commerce
Tolerance
Tolerance refers to tolerate the issues which are not acceptable or a person finds it rigid to agree with faith. Tolerance is also considered as open mindness of people towards different beliefs and ideas.
We live in a society where, people with different mindsets finds things pole apart. Some people find late night parties and consuming alcohol bad and the person attending these activities leads to be bad; whereas some people finds it chill.
Tolerance cannot be measured because it varies person to person. When electing a political body some mindsets don't match, some are in favour and some are against them. People tolerate the things not happening in their favour whereas some people protest for their demands.
Thank you.
Khush Suthar/ XI Science
Tolerance
Tolerance means to tolerate the issues which are not acceptable or a person finds it hard to agree with the beliefs. Tolerance can also be regarded as open mindness , how open a person is towards different ideas and beliefs because we live in a society where there are different people with different thinking. For example for some people it is perfectly fine to take drugs and even drink alcohol; but for other people doing it is considered bad. This is just one example, even when choosing a leader there are people who are against the chosen leader, etc. So tolerance is how comfortable someone is with the things which go against their will. In India the tolerance level varies from person to person, some people accept things which do not happen the way they want and some people do not and actually protest in order to show their approval. So at last "Tolerance is the ability to forgive those who tend to speak before anything." 
Vinayraj Singh/ XI

Volume No. 458 Published by The Editorial Board: Mrs Bharti Rao, Mr Krishan Gopal, Ms Swabhi Parmar,
Chief Editor: Diksha Choudhary, Secretary: Uma Choudhary, Joint Secretary: Mansi Choudhary, Editors: Anumesh Rao, Krisha Dave, Puran Choudhary, Jatin Tripash, Diksha Choudhary, Tammana Solanki, Uma Choudhary, Priyanka Deora, Krithika Rajpurohit, & Kunal Rajpurohit.

 

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