LINGUISTIC HARMONY WEEK
A ‘Kavi Samelan’ was organized on November 22, 2018 to commemorate Ekta Week Celebrations. The event witnessed participation of seventy six students from Class IX. The event commenced with the sacred chanting of gayatri mantra by Samriddhi, Tanishka, Diksha and Sanyukta, followed by mellifluous rendition of gurubani by Vansheel, Sarbani and Sakshi which permeated the environment to create a sense of enlightenment in students. The students then took enthused participation in rendition of famous poems of classic poets like Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Shri Harivansh Rai Bacchan, Shri Ramdhari Singh Dinkar etc. in the presence of teachers Mr. Satpal Singh and Ms Pushpa Singh. A literary accomplishment indeed!
‘There is no tool for development more effective than the empowerment of women’ MBS International School celebrated ‘Women Empowerment’ on November 22, 2018. The students of Grade VIII witnessed a short movie “Fattu” which highlighted the importance of empowering women, crucial for the development of the country as gender equality is a pre-requisite for progress. The movie reiterated the rights of a women that she must enjoy be it, personal, social, political, economic, judicial etc. This activity was very fruitful and informative as it signified and celebrated the ‘concept of equality’.
As rightly said A nation's culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people. Keeping this quote in mind students of MBS International school of Grade VI conducted a cultural activity on Thursday, November 22,2018. In this activity Kanak Verma enacted as an interviewer. She interviewed the students representing the different states of the India like- Punjab, Gujarat, Himachal, Assam and Kerala. By this activity students came to know about the food habits, lifestyle, dress, festivals of different cultures. This activity was very fruitful and informative for the students as it enhanced the knowledge of the students and made them spellbound to know that India being a culturally diverse country is still United.
VIGILANCE AWARENESS WEEK
(29th OCTOBER-3rd NOVEMBER 2018)
Keeping in mind the endeavour to promote transparency, accountability and integrity in public, MBS International School, Sector 11, Dwarka observed Vigilance Awareness Week from 29th October, 2018 to 3rd November, 2018 to encourage the fight against corruption.. The suggested participatory activities were undertaken during the fortnight on the theme given that is ‘Eradicate Corruption-Build a New India’.
The drive began with administering the Integrity Pledge, by the whole school in the Morning Assembly on 29th October, 2018(Monday). A brief introduction on the Theme: Eradicate Corruption: Build a New India was given to the students. Students and staff were encouraged to take e-pledge by visiting Central Vigilance Commission’s website www.cvc.nic.in.The different participatory activities were conducted for classes VI to XI as per the planned schedule.
Quiz, Debate, Poster Making, Slogan and Essay writing competition on the theme were conducted for classes VI to XI, ensuring maximum participation by the students. Letter writing activity was conducted by the language teachers in every class. The students were asked to write letter to their parents, mentioning their experiences regarding the drive and their expectations from their parents regarding the mission. For inculcating greater awareness on vigilance in public life, a workshop was organised for the students of classes XI and XII, where the students enthusiastically voiced their opinion on "Corruption". A special emphasis on ‘Ethics and integrity during examination’ was discussed among the students of classes XI and XII to ensure that the ethical values are ingrained permanently in the minds of the young generation.
NATIONAL UNITY DAY-142nd BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF SARDAR VALLABHBHAI PATEL
MBS International School celebrated “Rashtriya Ekta Diwas" - National Unity Day on October 31, 2018,the 142nd birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel as a mark of tribute to the efforts made by the country’s first Home Minister to unite India. A special morning assembly was organized. The programme started with the introduction extended by a teacher followed by a speech delivered by Ansh Sharma of Class X on History and the role of Sardar Patel in the freedom struggle to establish a harmonious society.
a. The school choir also presented a patriotic song on National Unity.
b. Approximately 200 students from Class VI and VII participated in a Marathon.
c. A collaborative pledge on Peace and Solidarity was administered by the teachers and the students.
WORKSHOP ON ‘READY TO BEAT MALARIA’ THEME
MBS International School, Dwarka is observing World Malaria Day (April 25, 2018) fortnight in order to spread awareness regarding anti-malaria strategies. World Health Organization’s theme for World Malaria Day is ‘Ready to Beat Malaria’. As a part of the action plan for the same, a workshop was conducted on the above mentioned theme for the students of classes VIII, IX and X in the school auditorium on May 04, 2018 in the 7th and 8th periods. The workshop was taken by the biology teacher where the principles behind the infectious cycle of the malarial parasite were explained to the students with the help of animated videos. The students were made aware about the history of malaria, its causative agent, and role of the Anopheles mosquito in malaria transmission, symptoms associated and the pathogenesis involved. A documentary involving UNICEF’S role in creating malaria free zones in tropical countries was also shown to the students. Various risk factors favourable for breeding of Anopheles mosquito were discussed and control strategies were explained. It was an interactive session wherein students got to learn more about the disease and its spread and were made aware of the risks involved. A range of anti-malaria products were discussed and the workshop ended with the realization, ‘Prevention is better than cure’.