The School Weekly 22nd July 2024

News & Events
Celebrating Excellence: The School Prize-Giving Ceremony
The School Prize-Giving Ceremony was organized on 20th July 2024, to felicitate students with academic excellence for 2023-24, it was a vibrant and celebratory event where students were honored with trophies and certificates for their hard work and achievements. Seeing the joy on their faces as they were recognized for their efforts was heartwarming.
These awardees exemplify morals and values like discipline, compassion, and zeal for learning. Ms. Rajeshree Shihag, our Former Principal was invited as the Chief Guest for this ceremony. She showered her blessings on the students with pearls of wisdom. Mr. Rajkumar Rodla, Board Member graced the occasion with his presence. Some Parents graced the occasion with their presence for the ceremony and were invited to give away the awards.
The houses receiving trophies showcased the spirit of collaboration and teamwork among students. The ceremony featured a mixture of special moments, from individual successes to collective achievements, making it a successful, memorable, and uplifting event for everyone involved.
Pre-Primary Section Report
On Saturday, 20th July, the Pre-Primary children were excited as each class organized various activities. The children and teachers thoroughly enjoyed the fun-filled day, making it a memorable experience for all!
Nursery and LKG Class: They conducted the 'Sink and Float' activity, where children predicted and observed whether various objects would sink or float in water. Their eager faces and excited gasps said it all!
Through this activity, the young scientists developed their critical thinking skills, learned about object properties, and had a splashing good time!
Class UKG explored fan folding and paper bird making. They watched their young learners' faces light up as they transformed the paper into fluttering birds and colorful fans.
Fine motor skills sharpened, creativity soared, and smiles abounded!
Class I: Budding artists explored the world of patterns today!
Using matchsticks and bottle caps, our young learners created identical patterns, discovering the concept of repetition and symmetry. Their creativity shone as they carefully arranged and glued the matchsticks and bottle caps, forming beautiful designs.
1. Developed fine motor skills through precise placement
2. Demonstrated understanding of patterns and repetition
3. Encouraged patience and attention to detail
Proud of our tiny artists!
What is Self-Improvement?
Let’s define self-improvement. The definition of self-improvement is pretty self-explanatory. Self-improvement is the improvement of one’s knowledge, status, or character by one’s own efforts. It’s the quest to make ourselves better in any and every facet.
How to Stop Lying to Ourselves: A Call for Self-Awareness: If you’re serious about getting better at something, then one of the first steps is to know—in black-and-white terms—where you stand. You need self-awareness before you can achieve self-improvement.
Forget About Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead: For most of us, the path to self-improvement starts by setting a specific and actionable goal. What I’m starting to realize, however, is that when it comes to actually getting things done and making progress in the areas that are important to you, there is a much better way to do things. It all comes down to the difference between goals and systems.
Hetal Gehlot / VIII
In the quiet night sky, the moon softly gleams,
Casting its gentle light upon my dreams.
A silver orb, a celestial boon,
Guiding me through the night, a peaceful tune.
Its tranquil glow, a sight so divine,
In its beauty, a moment frozen in time.
A silent guardian in the vast dark sea,
Whispers of magic, it shares with me.
Oh, moon so bright, in your cosmic dance,
You fill my heart with a peaceful trance.
A muse for poets, a lover's delight,
In your ethereal presence, all is right.
As you sail through the night, a timeless art,
You touch my soul and light up my heart.
Oh, moon above, in your gentle swoon,
Forever enchanting, in the night's soft croon.
Chelsi Rao / X
Interview with Ritinraj Singh (Student of class XI)
Reporters/RP: Mohita Solanki and Vijita Solanki
RP: What was your experience when you joined the school?
RSH: The atmosphere in the school is fun-filled and productive at the same time. The entire staff, from the security guard to the teachers, displays a great deal of helpfulness and politeness. We also learn many life skills in school. Discipline, hard work, and punctuality are the important traits.
RP: Did you encounter any challenges when you first joined the school?
RSH: It's evident, but in my opinion, it's natural. On my first day, I experienced a lot of exhaustion. I came across challenges like adjusting to the school's environment and making new friends.
RP: What is your hobby, and why do you enjoy it?
RSH: Cricket is something I enjoy doing in my free time because it helps me unwind, relax, and improve my creativity and analytical thinking skills. Traveling is my favorite hobby because I enjoy discovering new cities and places around the world. I spend months saving up to plan a trip every year.
1. What is bought by the yard is worn by the foot?
Answer: Carpet 
2. What has a foot but no leg?
Answer: Ruler
3. What has a big mouth, yet never speaks?
Answer: Jar
4. The more you take the more you leave behind.
Answer: Steps
5. What gets bigger the more you take away?
Answer: A hole
1. Rajasthan, in terms of area, is the largest state in India, covering nearly 342,239 sq km.
2. The world’s 9th largest subtropical desert, the Thar Desert, is situated in Rajasthan.
3. India’s only saline river, the River Luni, flows in Rajasthan and concludes in the Rann of Kutch, Gujarat.
4. Pushkar is home to the only Lord Brahma Temple in the world.
5. Before Jaipur, Amber was the capital of the state under the reign of Maharaja Jai Singh II.

Editorial In-charge: Anshuman Singh
Chief Editors: Leesha Suthar, Tamanna Solanki.
Interview Reporters: Siddhi Solanki, Beenita Sonigra/Vijita Solanki, Aaradhya Champawat, Mohita Solanki.
Event Reporters: Bhumika Rathore, Priya Tripash, Prachi Solanki, Tanya Tripash.
Photographers: Suman, Tanishka Suthar, Tiya Sompura, Kesar Sompura.
Article: Priya Vaishnav, Abhilasha Mansion, Chelsi Rao, Hetal Vaishnav.
Fun facts /Riddles / Jokes: Vanshika Singh, Yashi Soni.

Educators in support: Mr. Krishan Gopal, Ms. Prerna Rathod, Ms.Khushi Rao, Ms. Savita Dagar, Ms. Jyoti Sain, Mr. Dhruv Sandhu, Ms. Nikita Rajpurohit, Mr. Chatraram Choudhary.

Volume No. 598 Published by The Editorial Board: Mr. Jitendra Suthar,  Ms. Tejal Soni.  

The School Weekly 15th July 2024

News & Events
Investiture Ceremony Welcomes New Student Council
The School held a great Investiture Ceremony on July 13, 2024, to welcome the new Student Council. All the students were happy and excited to see the new leaders receive their badges. Each council member was given their badge, a symbol of their new role. The principal of the school, Mrs. Bharti Rao, gave a speech about the importance of leadership and responsibility. It was a memorable event that marked the beginning of a new year for the Student Council.
Saturday Collective Assembly Report
The Saturday Collective Assembly was a resounding success, with enthusiastic participation from students across all grade levels. The Assembly began with an engaging storytelling session, where teachers narrated the classic tale of "The Fox and the Grapes." Students were also encouraged to share their own stories, showcasing their creativity and confidence.
The Assembly continued with spiritual activities, including a collective prayer and the recitation of the Gayatri Mantra. Students also learned about the Days of the Week, expanding their knowledge and understanding.
The Musical Yoga Session that followed was a highlight, with students enjoying the fusion of movement and music. The Fruit Assembly, where students showcased their artistic skills, was another notable aspect of the program.
Grade I Students created an impressive paper folding craft, making colorful fish, while UKG students crafted adorable dogs using the same technique. LKG students explored their artistic side with potato stamp painting and thumb painting, creating beautiful tree and cloud pictures. Nursery Students had fun with Potato Stamp Activities, developing their fine motor skills.
Overall, the Saturday Collective Assembly was a vibrant and engaging experience, promoting learning, creativity, and teamwork among students.
Paper Bag Making Activity
'Paper Bag Making Activity' was held for Classes II to V on Saturday, July 13th. Our students made paper bags by reusing old newspapers, magazines, and scrap paper. They showcased their creativity by making attractive paper bags and decorating them. They used different colors to make them more appealing. The activity commenced with an introduction to the environmental impact of plastic bags, highlighting statistics and facts about pollution and wildlife hazards. This fun activity inspired our young students to contribute to other Naturee by using paper bags and 'saying no to plastic bags.'
Result of the IH Free Hand Drawing Competition
I Priyanshu Rathore (Dhyanchand House)  
II Kavya Rathore (Gandhi House)  
III Saraswati Mobarsa (Raman House)  
Result of the IH Nature Collage-Making Competition
I Taani Vaishnav (Gandhi House)  
II Lara Baroad (Gandhi House)  
III Pratik Choudhary (Raman House)
IH Collage Making Competition Results
Class VI
1st: Hiraj Rathore (Gandhi House)  
2nd: Jiya Vaishnav, Jay Kirti  
3rd: Ashi Soni, Manyata Singh  
Class VII
1st: Budh Kunwar (Raman House)  
2nd: Vratika Sirvi (Teresa House)  
3rd: Himanshu Kumar Rai (Teresa House)  
Class VIII
1st: Varsha Choudhary (Teresa House)  
2nd: Bhavya Sompura (Dhyanchand House)  
3rd: Harshita Rathore, Satish Sompura (Dhyanchand House)  
Middle Section Kabaddi Final Results - July 13, 2024
The much-anticipated Kabaddi final match for the middle section occurred on Saturday, July 13th, 2024. The event saw an intense face-off between Raman House and Gandhi House (Boys), and Teresa House and Dhyanchand House (Girls), showcasing the skill and determination of the teams.
The results of the match are as follows:
- 1st position: Raman House
- 2nd position: Gandhi House
- 3rd position: Teresa House
- 1st position: Teresa House
- 2nd position: Dhyanchand House
- 3rd position: Gandhi House
Every inhabitant of planet Earth depends on water for survival and daily activities. Clean and safe water is vital for healthy living, but conserving water for basic needs becomes even more critical with increasing water pollution. Unfortunately, many people misuse water. In India, every third person leaves taps running, wasting five liters of water per minute, and a shower wastes 10 liters per minute. Together, let's preserve water and save millions of lives. Water is the most important natural resource for all life on Earth—humans, plants, animals, and every living organism. No organism can survive without water. Besides sustaining life, water is crucial for agricultural and industrial activities.
Riddhisha Kanwar Chouhan  / VI
Air Pollution
Environmental pollution is a significant problem in modern life. The main sources of air pollution are homes, industries, and agriculture. Burning wood, coal, cooking gas, and waste products at home produces gases that pollute the air. In industrial areas, air pollution comes from exhausts of engines, furnaces, and industrial soot. Factories emitting smoke, chemical fumes, and dust also contribute to severe pollution. All these pollutants are harmful to living creatures. Awareness and careful consideration of air pollution is essential. Only the combined efforts of the government and citizens can significantly solve this problem. Let's save Earth to sustain life on our planet.
Mohita Choudhary / VI
1. I have many faces, expressions, and emotions, and I am usually right at your fingertips. What am I?  
Answer: Emojis.
2. I’m full of holes but strong as steel. What am I?  
Answer: A chain.
3. What bird do you associate with lifting weights?  
Answer: A crane.
4. What is it that, given one, you’ll have either two or none?  
Answer: A choice.
5. Nobody has ever walked this way. Which way is it?  
Answer: The Milky Way.
1. Giraffes are 30 times more likely to get hit by lightning than people.
2. The world’s oldest cat lived to 38 years and three days old.
3. Human teeth are the only part of the body that cannot heal themselves.
4. The quickest commercial flight in the world is in Scotland.
5. There were active volcanoes on the moon when dinosaurs were alive.
1. What time is it when the clock strikes 13?  
Time to get a new clock.
2. Why did the dinosaur cross the road?  
Because the chicken wasn’t born yet.
3. How does the moon cut his hair?  
Eclipse it.
4. What kind of water can’t freeze?  
Hot water.
5. Why is the obtuse triangle always so frustrated?  
Because it’s never right.

Editorial In-charge: Anshuman Singh
Chief Editors: Leesha Suthar, Tamanna Solanki.
Interview Reporters: Siddhi Solanki, Beenita Sonigra/Vijita Solanki, Aaradhya, Mohita Solanki.
Event Reporters: Bhumika, Priya Tripash, Prachi Solanki, Tanya Tripash.
Photographers: Suman, Tanishka Suthar, Tiya Sompura, Kesar Sompura.
Article: Priya Vaishnav, Abhilasha Mansion, Chelsi Rao, Hetal Vaishnav.
Fun facts /Riddles / Jokes: Vanshika Singh, Yashi Soni.

Educators in support: Mr. Krishan Gopal, Ms. Prerna Rathod, Ms.Khushi Rao, Ms. Savita Dagar, Ms. Jyoti Sain, Mr. Dhruv Sandhu, Ms. Nikita Rajpurohit, Mr. Chatraram Choudhary.

Volume No. 597 Published by The Editorial Board: Mr. Jitendra Suthar,  Ms. Tejal Soni.  

The School Weekly 08th July 2024

News & Events
Welcome Back to School 
On 1st July, the school campus buzzed with energy as students from all grades returned. Excitement filled the air as familiar faces reunited and new friendships blossomed. Teachers greeted their students warmly, ready to embark on another year of learning and discovery. The corridors echoed with laughter and chatter, signaling the start of a new chapter filled with academic challenges and personal growth. Welcome back to all the students, as we embark on a journey of knowledge and exploration!
 Each One Plant One 
The Pre-Primary Section of The Fabindia School organized the activity "Each One Plant One" on Saturday, July 6th, 2024.
This activity aims to encourage young students to actively enhance the school garden by bringing a plant from home and contributing to its growth and maintenance.
Students from Nursery to Grade 1 were requested to bring a plant to school on Saturday, July 6th, 2024. This initiative aims to instill a sense of responsibility and environmental awareness among the students.
"Each One Plant One" activity promises to be an engaging and educational experience for the students. By involving students in gardening and plant care, the school aims to foster a sense of ownership and responsibility among its young learners.
We conducted a special assembly to discuss the value of plants, and the students also sang the rhyme "Ped lagao, Ped lagao".
Plantation done by some of our primary students under the guidance of gardener Sesaram Ji and Educator Khushi Rao was a resounding success. It served its purpose of educating the young minds about the importance of trees and the role each individual plays in nurturing our environment. Such initiatives are crucial in building a generation that is environmentally aware and proactive.
 Nature Collage Making Competition 
On Saturday, June 6th, a Nature Collage Making Competition was organized for students of Classes IV and V. The main objective of this competition was to foster creativity, appreciation for nature, and artistic expression.
Students made innovative use of natural materials to create stunning collages. They used leaves, soil, flowers, feathers, cotton, etc., and made very unique and wonderful collages.
It was an individual competition, and each student eagerly participated and showcased their creativity. The children's creativity shone as they used various materials and techniques to make their collages unique. The Nature Collage Making Competition was a fantastic event that showcased the artistic talents and creativity of our students. It also promoted an appreciation for nature and its beauty.
Parag Vaishnav / Educator
 Inter-House Activities Report 
On Saturday, July 6th, 2024, an electrifying Inter-House Kabaddi Competition took place. The competition was fierce as students from Gandhi House, Teresa House, Dhyanchand House, and Raman House battled it out on the Kabaddi field with skill and determination.
The first match was played between the boys of Dhyanchand House and Gandhi House, in which Gandhi House emerged victorious and reached the finals. The second match was played between the girls of Dhyanchand House and Raman House, in which the girls of Dhyanchand House emerged victorious and reached the finals. The third match was played between the boys of Raman House and Teresa House, in which Raman House emerged victorious and reached the finals. The last match of Kabaddi was played between the girls of Teresa House and Raman House. It was the most entertaining and vigorous match of the day and a very close contest. Finally, in extra time, Teresa House managed to win the match and reach the finals. The students were so enthusiastic and energetic that they supported their houses wholeheartedly.
The final matches will now be played next Saturday, July 13th. Matches in the middle section will be played as per the following schedule:
- For 1st and 2nd place in girls: Teresa House vs. Dhyanchand House.
- For 1st and 2nd place in boys: Raman House vs. Gandhi House.
- For 3rd place in girls: Raman House vs. Gandhi House.
- For 3rd place in boys: Teresa House vs. Dhyanchand House.
Another competition, the Inter-House Collage Making Competition, was held on the same Saturday. The theme of this competition was 'Monsoon'. It was an individual competition, and all the students of the Middle Section were very excited and enthusiastic to participate in it. They showcased their creativity by using vibrant colors, newspapers, leaves, and other materials to create amazing artistic creations.
The events not only promoted healthy competition but also fostered team spirit, discipline, artistic creation, and sportsmanship among the participating students. It was a memorable day filled with cheers, applause, and camaraderie, emphasizing the importance of sports and arts & crafts in holistic education.
 Youth Parliament Elections Report 
Our school organized Youth Parliament Elections this week, allowing students to choose their leaders. It was a very exciting event. Every candidate was deeply involved, preparing and delivering speeches, campaigning, and supporting each other.
On election day, July 6th, students lined up to vote for the representatives they wanted.
A big thank you to the teachers who worked hard to make this election happen.
 Causes of Stress on Modern Generation 
Navigating cut-throat competition and a consumptive culture, today's fast-paced world presents the youth with unprecedented challenges that often lead to high levels of stress and anxiety. Cut-throat competition and a consumptive culture have created a pressure-filled environment significantly impacting the mental health and well-being of young individuals. One of the defining characteristics of the modern era is intense competition in various spheres of life, from academics to careers and even social media. Young people are constantly pushed to excel and outperform their peers. The pursuit of excellence has transformed into a relentless race where success is not just a goal but a necessity for validation and survival. This relentless pursuit often results in stress, burnout, and a constant fear of failure among the youth.
Khushi Dursawat  / XII
 Mesmerizing Monsoon 
'Embrace the rhythm of the rain and let it wash away your troubles.' The rains wash away the dust from the trees, causing the grass and foliage to turn a vibrant green. Everywhere, there is a palpable sense of positivity and relief in the air. We eagerly await the monsoon season after enduring the scorching summer months. It brings a much-needed refreshing change and serves as a relief not only for humanity but also for the environment, which is undergoing a remarkable transformation. For me, one of the strongest times of inspiration is when the sky opens to pour its heart out in a manner unrestrained and unabashed. The good thing is I am not the only one raising a toast to the rains. It is like a moment of truth. The smell of the earth after the first fall of rain has always been romanticized. 'When it rains, look for rainbows. *When it's dark, look for stars.'*
Chandrika Rajpurohit  / XI
 हमारे जीवन के महत्वपूर्ण मूल्य उत्तरदायित्व और सहयोग 
उत्तरदायित्व का अर्थ है वह करना जो हमें करना चाहिए और अपने कर्तव्यों का ध्यान रखना। उदाहरण के लिए, यदि  हमें गृहकार्य दिया है तो उसे समय पर पूरा करना हमारा उत्तरदायित्व है। उत्तरदायी होने से हमें दूसरों का विश्वास और सम्मान हासिल करने में मदद मिलती है।
सहयोग का अर्थ है एक सामान्य लक्ष्य को प्राप्त करने के लिए मिलकर काम करना। जब हम सहयोग करते हैं, तो हम विचार साझा करते हैं और एक-दूसरे की मदद करते हैं। उदाहरण के लिए, एक समूह परियोजना में, सभी को सर्वोत्तम परिणाम प्राप्त करने के लिए एक साथ काम करना चाहिए और एक-दूसरे का समर्थन करना चाहिए।
हमारे दैनिक जीवन में उत्तरदायित्व और सहयोग दोनों ही महत्वपूर्ण हैं। जब हम उत्तरदायी होते हैं तो हम अपना काम अच्छी तरह से करते हैं। जब हम सहयोग करते हैं, तो हम सभी के लिए चीज़ों को आसान और अधिक मज़ेदार बनाते हैं। साथ मिलकर, ये मूल्य हमें एक बेहतर और अधिक सामंजस्यपूर्ण समुदाय बनाने में मदद करते हैं।
तो आइए जिम्मेदार बनें और एक-दूसरे का सहयोग करें। ऐसा करके, हम महान उपलब्धियाँ हासिल कर सकते हैं और अपनी दुनिया को एक बेहतर जगह बना सकते हैं।
रीतु अग्रवाल / अध्यापिका
 Interview of Savita Dagar Ma'am 
Reporters: Tamanna Solanki and Aaradhya Champawat with Madam Savita Dagar
Reporter: Could you share something about yourself, Ma'am, your family background, and your upbringing?
SD: I was born and brought up in Delhi, and I completed all my schooling as well as college there. My family was quite male-dominated, and I was the first female to have the opportunity to study outside Delhi.
Reporter: Where have you worked previously?
SD: I've been working with children for many years. It has always been enjoyable to be with young children. I love their company. I've also worked with children with special needs and handicaps, which has been very special to me. Throughout my career, I've learned a lot from them. "I have come to understand the true meaning of life and humanity."
Reporter: What do you like the most about our school?
SD: The thing I like the most about the school is its green surroundings, which connect you all with nature. "The people here are different, simple, and pure."
1. What disappears as soon as you say its name?  
   Answer: Silence.
2. I am not alive, but I can grow; I don't have lungs, but I need air; I don't have a mouth, and I can drown. What am I?  
   Answer: Fire.
3. I can fly without wings. I can cry without eyes. Wherever I go, darkness flies. What am I?  
   Answer: A cloud.
4. The more you take, the more you leave behind. What am I?  
   Answer: Footsteps.
5. I have keys but can't open locks. I have space but no room. You can enter, but you can't go outside. What am I?  
   Answer: A keyboard.
1. Archaeologists have found pots of honey in ancient Egyptian tombs that are over 3,000 years old and still perfectly edible.
2. Hot water can freeze faster than cold water under certain conditions. This is known as the Mpemba effect.
3. Sharks have been around for over 400 million years, predating dinosaurs, trees, and even Saturn's rings.
4. The Indian Railways is one of the largest railway networks in the world, with more than 67,000 kilometers of track and 7,000 stations, transporting over 23 million passengers daily.
5. The game of chess, originally known as Chaturanga, originated in India around the 6th century.
Editorial In-charge: Anshuman Singh
Chief Editors : Prachi Solanki, Tamanna Solanki.
Interview Reporters: Siddhi Solanki, Beenita Sonigra/Vijita Solanki, Aaradhya, Mohita Solanki.
Event Reporters: Bhumika, Priya Tripash, Leesha Suthar, Tanya Tripash.
Photographers: Suman, Tanishka Suthar, Tiya Sompura, Kesar Sompura.
Article: Priya Vaishnav, Abhilasha Mansion, Chelsi, Hetal Vaishnav.
Fun facts /Riddles / Jokes: Vanshika Singh, Yashi Soni.

Educators in support: Mr. Krishan Gopal, Ms. Prerna Rathod, Ms.Khushi Rao, Ms. Savita Dagar, Ms. Jyoti Sain, Mr. Dhruv Sandhu, Ms. Nikita Rajpurohit, Mr. Chatraram Choudhary.

Volume No. 596 Published by The Editorial Board: Mr. Jitendra Suthar,  Ms. Tejal Soni.  

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