FRIDAY ACTIVITIES – 27th November 2015
English Oratory Club
The purpose of creative writing is to express thoughts, feelings and emotions rather than to simply convey information. The students of English Oratory Club are deep thinkers and explorers, keeping in mind the boundless potential of our young minds and believing in their personality already. They were told about some of the popular autobiographies and then made to write an autobiography. The response was utterly amazing; they not only poured their hearts out but also introspected in their lives.
The students were asked to write an autobiography of any object of their choice e.g. a football, a cricket bat, a bag, a table or a chair and were asked to enact the same with expressions, emotions and various sound modulations. They first wrote the script and then one of the students spoke about the object and the other acted like the object. The students did the activity with lot of creativity, enthusiasm and interest. The students also acted with lot of excitement and made few props also to add more authenticity to the act.
Students of classes VI to X did activity of drawing IT companies’ logo using photoshop, flash and paint. They showed a lot of interest and creativity.
Preparation of a slide showing the stomata was taught to the students. Glycerine and Safranine solution were used to resolve and stain the slide. The students participated in the activity showing their keen interest in it.
Students were asked to bring their discarded T-shirts for painting the environment club logo. The students enthusiastically painted the logo on the t-shirt. The students were sensitized about the importance of the environment club in order to create awareness about the conservation of environment in today’s youth.
At the end of the class the students were given instructions for the next activity. The students also took initiative to clean up the class.
In Maths Club, students did the activity of making bookmarks with interesting mathematical facts written on them.
The Hardest Work Is To Be Without Work
The Interact Club of the school met again to discuss about one of the major problem faced in the present times, ‘Unemployment’. This is like a scar in progressive country wherein few win the struggle and get occupations while there are many who suffer starvation and misery.
In the session, students showed their concern on the issue and shared their views on the causes of unemployment and also the ways to curb this problem. The students were asked to pen their thoughts through an article on ‘Unemployment’.
The students of Heritage Club were made aware of the aspect of Bhakti Movement in the rich heritage of India. They were explained the meaning of Bhakti and were given the examples of Sant Tukaram, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Meerabai, Kabirdas and Tulsidas. Connected to this was another aspect, that of Communal Harmony. The students were made aware of the need for communal harmony between religions. They then performed an activity of making banners with self-composed slogans on communal harmony.
UN club students conducted a debate on different current issues across globe such as Syria crisis, NPT (nuclear treaties) as well as about secularism and intolerance emerging in India.
All the students presented their viewpoints and discussed their points taking facts as base to their opinion on such issues.
The students of classes VI and VII from junior Art club completed the activity of last week i.e. wreath designing.
In the Friday activity of the quiz club, the students were asked to read the newspaper in the class and solve various quizzes, puzzles, Sudoku etc. They enjoyed the activity.
Health and wellness
During Friday activity, the participating students from classes VI to X were explained about the benefits of regular exercise and Yoga. Students shared their experiences of these activities and were encouraged to include exercises and Yoga in their daily routine for a better performance in all spheres of life.
Students did practice for some famous songs like “Hum honge kamyab” on Sitar , Violin and Harmonium.
Students showed great interest in practicing dance steps of different dance forms- dandia and bhangra.
Students practiced march past with enthusiasm showing their keen interest in it and participating actively.