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"Shrimati Lalita Shastri Inter School Debate Competition'' Anubhuti was conducted by the Hindi Department on 1st September 2017 at the Middle School Auditorium. Honourable judges of the completion were Shri Ishwar Prasad Sharma, poet and Hindi Blog writer; Shri Yogesh Kumar Pandey, Theatre Artist and Director; and Smt. Lata Vashishtha, Sanskrit News Reader, All India Radio.
The programme started with the Saraswati Vandana and lighting of the Lamp by Bro. James ( Brother from the St. Columba's Christian Brother Community), Mrs. Sheel (Headmistress, Middle School), one student and one guest teacher. As Bro. E. V. Miranda, Principal was out of Delhi, he offered best wishes for the success of Anubhuti through a video clipping. Bro. James and Mrs. Sheel honoured the judges and the Chief Guests by offering them Flower Pots and Shawls.
Chief Guests of the programme, Mrs. Manju Shastri and Mr. Anil Shastri ( daughter-in-law and son of late Ex Prime Minister Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri and Lalita Shastri) presented the trophies to the winners of the completion.
Winners of the Competition :
Sarvashreshtha Vakta (Paksh) : SARANSH PANDEY, St. Columba's School
Quoting James Madison-" Knowledge will forever govern ignorance and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives."
Quizzing helps to identify gaps in learning and also aids retention.
The Quiz was held on the 24th August covering a wide variety of subjects : Sports,History , Music , Literature, Entertainment and Current Affairs. A few questions were thrown open to a very enthusiastic audience
The interclass Quiz competition for classes 7 & 8 was compiled and presented by the students of class 10. Class 7E stood first while class 7C were the runners-up .8C bagged the 1st position and 8D were the runners-up.
In the words of James Gates Percival, "The world is full of poetry. The air is living with its spirit, the waves dance to the music of its melodies and sparkle in its brightness.''
The English Elocution Competition organised for class 2 on 25th August 2017, it showcased the oratory skills of young Columbans. The boys adorning different head gears and holding various colourful props enthralled the judges with their class and solo presentations. The Junior School Hall echoed with the voices of the budding orators as they recited different poems with remarkable confidence, voice modulation and actions.
The two judges, Mrs Himika Devnath and Ms Judy Rodriques, were all praises for these budding orators. Bro Miranda in his address to the students appreciated their poem and hard work. Bro James also congratulated the winners and applauded the efforts of the teachers.
Quiz was conducted on 23rd Aug 2017,for classes 5 and 6 .It was held in the Middle school auditorium, five boys from each section and the ordiance participated with lots of enthusiasm. The winners from class 5 were class 5D and the runners up were 5A. From class 6, the winners were 6E and runners up were 6B.
The students of class 3 were taken to New Delhi Traffic Park at Baba Kharak Singh Marg on the 11th and 17th August 2017 to make students aware of the various traffic rules. The Traffic Police Sub-Inspector Pushpal Kaur and Assistant Sub Inspector Bharat Kumar guided and discussed road safety rules. Interactive and interesting games were played to teach the children how to follow traffic rules. Honda trained marshals also discussed and elaborated the importance of safety riding gears and correct way of riding a bicycle. A mini bike Honda CRF50 was displayed and a few lucky boys got a chance to ride it.
The student came back enriched with correct road safety information and were elated to get goodies, road safety pamphlets and certificates of participation. The children thoroughly enjoyed themselves and the tour educated them about their own safety while travelling on the road. The programme ended with a workshop for them on the 21st Aug in the Junior School Hall where the safety Rules were highlighted and the significance of Road Signals and mandatory road signs were reinforced. A quiz was conducted at the end of the programme.
Teachers from our school attended the Language Symposium 2017,on the 5thof August 2017, at Sri Satya Sai Auditorium, Lodhi Road, which was organized by New Saraswati House. Approximately 500 teachers attended the Symposium from across the country.
The symposium constituted of the following -:
Discussion on Regional languages and their role in Education.
Panel discussion on, How language teaching can be made more interesting and creative.
Teachers were awarded for their inspirational and dedicated work as a language teacher.
From our school, Mrs. A. Pant and Mrs. R. Nigam were awarded.