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Health, study and fun keep children in Kolkata busy

Ahead of the festive season, schools organise cultural and social events for its students

Chandreyee Ghose And Sana Nawaz | Published 29.09.22, 11:21 AM

H.M. Education Centre

H.M. Education Centre organised a free vaccination and booster dose camp at its Montessori section in GT Road on September 10. Parents, teachers, support staff members and residents of the area were administered the second and booster doses of Covishield and Covaxin The Angel’s Eden premises from 10.30am to 4.30pm.

The initiative was taken by the school in association with NGOs Sujangarh Nagrik Parishad and Khusiyaan Foundation.

The camp was organised under the guidance and overall support of the school management.

“The free camp was a huge success among parents, teachers as well as residents of the area. We plan to organise more such camps in future,” said rector-cum-manager Sudipta Bose.

“We organised a vaccination drive in our Angel’s Eden branch on September 10, keeping in mind all the Covid-19 protocols. Around 200 people were vaccinated in this drive,” said principal Sonita Roy. 

Asian International School

Four Class IX students of Asian International School took part in the final workshop on  STEM (short for Science, Technology, Engineering and Management) education at  American Center on August 26.

The American Center had organised a series of workshops to whet the girl child’s interest in STEM subjects in high schools. They were also told about the many opportunities available in the United States.

Eshani Sarkar, Anushka Roy, Tanishq Manna, and Fouzia Ali Ansari of Class IX represented their school at the event.

The students learnt about different concepts related to STEM and were also sensitised about United Nation’s sustainable development goals.

“Various projects have been taken up by our school involving the girl child. Nominating girls for STEM workshop organised by the American Center was one such effort.I am confident that such avenues will broaden their horizon in the field of science,” said principal Vijaylaxmi Kumar.

Aditya Academy Group of Schools

More than 30 schools locked horns at the first edition of Emblazon, a literary fest organised by Aditya Academy Group of Schools on August 12.

The two-day fest had students from Classes V to XII participating in various interesting events. The guests at the inauguration were award-winning authors Amar Mitra and Sabarna Roy.

The two days of the festival had students taking part in 15 events such as Clash of minds (debate), Word Maze (crossword puzzles), Super Spellers (spell bee). 

“Every event in our school aims at the holistic development of our students. This event was no different. The competition was tough and it brought the best in every student,” said Anirban Aditya, the chairman of the Aditya Group.

M.P. Birla Foundation Higher Secondary School

Ten schools clashed at the ninth edition of VIBGYOR, an inter-school fest organised by M.P. Birla Foundation Higher Secondary School on September 22. The event was open for Classes III to V.

The little champs challenged each other in five events -- Rhythmic Rangers (eastern group dance), Kaleidoscope (elocution), Voices of Unison (eastern group vocals), Brilliant Brush (art) and Glam it Up (fashion show).

Students wore colourful costumes as they danced to different numbers on the theme friendship The host school came first.

In Kaleidoscope, the theme was childhood. Poems by Tagore, Ruskin Bond, Thomas Hood and others enlivened the session.

Class V students Parineeta Das and Mohin Bhattacharya of the host school bagged the first prize, reciting A walk Through My childhood by Joseph Anderson.

The BSS School clinched the fashion show and the eastern music rounds. 

Class V student Ava Isabella Agarwal of Modern High School for Girls won the art competition. 

The host school emerged as the overall winners. They handed over the trophy to the runners-up, The BSS School.

“We started VIBGYOR in 2012. It was wonderful to watch the kids perform on stage,” said assistant vice-principal Shravani Roy Choudhury.

Last updated on 29.09.22, 11:21 AM
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