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ARWACHIN ROCKS TOLLYWOOD

It is a proud and a delightful moment for Arwachin International School that Ms. Lochan Tulsi (Dance Teacher) choreographed and performed Kathak dance with Rohini Raji (Student of Class –X B) for an upcoming South Indian movie. The movie is directed by the well known director Mr. K. V. Anand who had directed many south Indian movies such as Kana Kandaen, Ayan, Anegan, Kavan and many more. He had also won the National Award for the Best Cinematography .The starcast of this movie is famous actor Mr. Saravanan Sivakumar, known by his stage name Suriya (A very well known actor, producer & television presenter in Tamil cinema. A few of his famous movies are Ghajini, Singam triology (Singam,Singam II & Singam III, Rakta Charitra(Directed by Mr.Ram Gopal Varma) and many more. He has won 3 Tamil Nadu State Film Awards and Four Filmfare Awards South) and Ms. Sayyeshaa Saigal (An actress who had played the lead role in the Bollywood movie ‘Shivaay’).

The shooting for this movie was held at Gautam Budh University, Greater Noida .It is a matter of pride for A.I.S that Ms. Lochan Tulsi along with Rohini Raji performed on such a big platform. Both the guru-shishya performed beautifully and their performance was appreciated by the whole cast and crew of the movie. It is a wonderful and an unforgettable experience for all of us. We will cherish these memories throughout our life. It is a great achievement for the school. 

    Addiction in School Children- New Age Challenges

    Addiction refers to the condition of being dependent on a particular substance or activity. Addictions not only include physical substances one consumes such as alcohol, drugs or cigarettes but may also include behavioral addictions like cell phones, video games, internet, relationships etc. An addicted person not only suffers from direct effects of his addiction but also from a lot of indirect consequences like poor academics, financial difficulties and even troubles with the law.

    In order to tackle growing instances of addiction in school children, a National Convention of School Counsellors was organized by Institute of Counsellor Training Research and Consultancy (ICTRC) on 26th September 2018 at India International Centre (IIC), Max Mueller Marg, Delhi. The registration began at 8:30 in the morning, which was followed by the inauguration. The entire convention was divided into four  technical session rounds- the first session dealt with the perspectives of addiction, in the second session the new age addiction were discussed in length. The third session dealt with the causal factors in addiction and finally the fourth session was focused on prevention and management of addictive behaviour. The resource persons for the seminar were the directors of ICTRC themselves, Dr. Ravindran Vilakkathala Sankunny Nair and Mr. Keshav Singh, who are leading experts and have been working in the field of counseling for over 20 years. 

    The last part of the Convention was reserved for suggestions and feedback if any and the certificates were distributed the participants.  It was a very informative seminar where in the spokesperson covered all the basics related to addiction- from myth to recent researches being done in the field. It was a golden opportunity for all the school counsellors .

      Addiction in School Children- New Age Challenges

      Addiction refers to the condition of being dependent on a particular substance or activity. Addictions not only include physical substances one consumes such as alcohol, drugs or cigarettes but may also include behavioral addictions like cell phones, video games, internet, relationships etc. An addicted person not only suffers from direct effects of his addiction but also from a lot of indirect consequences like poor academics, financial difficulties and even troubles with the law.

      In order to tackle growing instances of addiction in school children, a National Convention of School Counsellors was organized by Institute of Counsellor Training Research and Consultancy (ICTRC) on 26th September 2018 at India International Centre (IIC), Max Mueller Marg, Delhi. The registration began at 8:30 in the morning, which was followed by the inauguration. The entire convention was divided into four  technical session rounds- the first session dealt with the perspectives of addiction, in the second session the new age addiction were discussed in length. The third session dealt with the causal factors in addiction and finally the fourth session was focused on prevention and management of addictive behaviour. The resource persons for the seminar were the directors of ICTRC themselves, Dr. Ravindran Vilakkathala Sankunny Nair and Mr. Keshav Singh, who are leading experts and have been working in the field of counseling for over 20 years. 

      The last part of the Convention was reserved for suggestions and feedback if any and the certificates were distributed the participants.  It was a very informative seminar where in the spokesperson covered all the basics related to addiction- from myth to recent researches being done in the field. It was a golden opportunity for all the school counsellors .

        A Visit to Manav Gupta’s Sculpture Exhibition

        Mrs. Soma Das and Mrs. Deeba Shiekh got a chance to visit Manav Gupta’s exhibition on 25th September 2018 at IGNCA lawns, Janpath. The theme of the exhibition was ‘Arth – Art of Earth’. The artist’s signature suite of ‘Excavations in Hymns of Clay’ was set-up in the 23 acres of IGNCA lawns. The marvellous exhibits were made of clay and pottery in different forms imitating nature and are created as 'Excavations' from ideas of sustainable development. The art installations included 'The Bed of Life', 'The River', 'The Beehives Garden', ‘Rain’, ‘Time Machine, and ‘Noah’s Ark’ and they were made from different forms of pottery-- earthen lamps (“diyas”), local cigar (“chilam”), earthen cups (“kullar”)-- transforming them into monumental art installations which are environment friendly and also supports the local artists.

          School Road Safety Awareness Campaign 20018-19
          On 19th September 2018 the third

          School Road Safety Awareness Campaign 20018-19

          was launched by Shri Amulya Patnaik Commissioner of Police, Delhi at NDMC Convention Centre, Sansad Marg, Connaught Place. In a bid to educate school students about road safety the Principals, Coordinators and Teachers from different schools in Delhi were invited. Mrs. Sangita Sharma from Arwachin International School attended the programme.

          The Programme started with Swachchta Shapath. Mr. Alok, Joint Commissioner of Police, Traffic discussed the need of the road safety awareness programme and also stressed on catching children young and training them young. He presented the last years School Road Safety Awareness Campaign report and shared the upcoming events of this year’s campaign. After that Mr. Patnaik emphasised the role of teachers in the overall development of the personality of individuals and how teachers can be instrumental in moulding the behavioral pattern of students by instilling in them good road sense from early childhood.

          The School Road Safety Awareness Campaign is being organized to motivate educators and students to create awareness about Delhi Police effort to bridge the gap between Police and Public.

           

            CAPACITY BUILDING PROGRAMME

            The CBSE conducted a two-day work on capacity building in English language for class X on 12th and 13th of September 2018 at Arwachin Bharti Bhawan, Vivek Vihar.The work shop was attended by one of our teachers. The resource persons for the workshop were Dr. Indu Khetrapal, the Principal of Salwan Public School, New Delhi and Mrs. Malabika Chattopadhyay, HOD of English department, DPS, Gurugram. Nearly 70 teachers from different schools attended the workshop. The workshop aimed at enhancing the understanding of the curriculum of English and giving fruitful guidance to the teachers of English to update their pedagogical skills. The various aspects of learning i.e. Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing were discussed emphatically.

            The session started with an ice breaker session where all the participants acquainted themselves with each other. After that, three skills of language: Reading, Listening and Speaking were taken up. The objectives and methods of teaching these skills were discussed in very interactive manner.

            The next session, on day two. resumed with Speaking Skills followed by Writing skills and Literature.The various kinds of methodology  and teaching techniques were discussed. The teachers  shared their ideas and techniques with each other. The teachers also made lesson plans that were discussed in the workshop.

            Many interesting group and individual activities were conducted that  boosted up the workshop. The activities were planned in a manner that they can be conducted in the classes as well. The workshop enlightened and empowered the teachers with updating the teaching and  learning process.

             

              ANTI DOPING WORKSHOP

              National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) & Physical Education Foundation of India (PEFI) jointly organized the Train the Trainer Program on Anti Doping  on 12th September 2018 at NDMC  Convention Center, New Delhi.

              Shri  Navin  Agarwal ,  IPS, Director General , NADA was the Chief Guest and Dr. Ankush Gupta, Sr Project Officer, was the key note speaker of the event. Around 150 delegates from 12 states participated in the event. They enlighted the participants on how to create awareness amongst the players regarding anti doping and emphasized upon the fair play.  They also guided them for  taking dope test between  and after the game.  This workshop was attended by the Physical Education Teacher, Mr. Dinesh  Chand Papnay. The whole programme was quite educative and informative.

                ARWACHIN TEACHER FELICITATED

                It is a matter of pride for us to announce that one of our teachers, Ms Shweta Moodgil, PGT Commerce has received an “Award of Appreciation” in recognition of valuable contribution to Commerce fraternity and students by supporting Commerce Teachers’ Foundation’s various initiatives.

                The Award was presented at “AbhinandanFelicitation Function- 2018 by Mr S S Sehrawat (Former Deputy Director KVS) and Mr Gerewal (Accountancy Legend).

                  ‘SAFE AND NUTRITIOUS FOOD @SCHOOL’: WORKSHOP BY FSSAI

                   

                  Two teachers, Ms. Kavita Mishra and Ms. Bhawna Kamboj of Arwachin International School visited FDA Bhawan, Kotla Marg, New Delhi on 6th September, 2018 to attend the workshop organized by FSSAI on ‘Safe and Nutritious Food @school’. The aim of the workshop was to cultivate food safety and nutrition among the students of schools, colleges and other institutes. FSSAI is an autonomous body established under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India. The workshop started with welcome remarks and walkthrough on SNF@SCHOOL by Dr. Eram Rao highlighting the importance and need of Food Safety and the role of health and wellness coordinators to create a healthy, hygienic environment in their institutions. This was followed by an interactive session on ‘Food Safety and Nutrition’ by Ms. Aditi Mehrotra (Nutrition Expert) who guided the audience regarding nutrition knowledge, breaking food related myths and about food borne illnesses. The workshop helped all the members to learn how to cultivate knowledge about nutrition and food safety within our curriculum through fun filled activities. The FSSAI official provided everybody with Yellow Book (level 1 & 2) to inculcate knowledge regarding the same to the students of Grade I to VIII. The workshop concluded with  a ‘Walk through Experience Zone’.

                  The Arwachinians follow the legislative and regulatory framework and are progressively working to convert the SNF@School vision into reality as fostering a culture and mindset of food safety and nutrition has to be a shared passion and responsibility. 

                    BHARTIYA SANSKRITI GYAN PARIKSHA, 2017

                    The students of Arwachin International School added another feather in their cap by excelling in Bhartiya Sanskriti Gyan Pariksha held on 3rd November 2017 conducted by Shanti Kunj, Haridwar. The examination was meant to test the knowledge and understanding of the students about the Indian culture and values.The result was declared on 18th August,2018.

                    Following  students  excelled in this examination:

                    S.NO.

                    STUDENTS NAME

                    FATHERS NAME

                    CLASS

                    SECTION

                    POSITION

                    1

                    HIMAGAN GUPTA

                    SUMIT KUMAR

                    5

                    D

                    FIRST

                    2

                    ANANYA KHANTWAL

                    JAYANT PRASAD KHANTWAL

                    5

                    D

                    SECOND

                    3

                    SARAKSHI TYAGI

                    NARESH TYAGI

                    5

                    C

                    THIRD

                    4

                    ANSHIKA SHARMA

                    ANUJ KUMAR

                    6

                    A

                    FIRST

                    5

                    GARVITA SACHDEVA

                    SHAILENDER SACHDEVA

                    6

                    B

                    SECOND

                    6

                    TANISHA CHOUDHARY

                    KRISHAN GOPAL

                    6

                    B

                    THIRD

                    7

                    ANUSHK SINGH

                    SURENDER SINGH RAUTELA

                    7

                    B

                    FIRST

                    8

                    ARPITA TIWARI

                    BINOD CHANDRA

                    7

                    B

                    SECOND

                    9

                    KRISH KOUNDAL

                    NAVEEN KOUNDAL

                    7

                    B

                    THIRD

                    10

                    AKSHAT CHAUDHARY

                    BABU RAM TOMAR

                    10

                    B

                    FIRST

                    11

                    ANWESHA

                    RAJESH KUMAR VARUN

                    10

                    A

                    SECOND

                    12

                    MANASWANI JOSHI

                    BHOOWAN CHAND JOSHI

                    10

                    B

                    THIRD

                     

                     

                     

                     

                     

                     

                    Well done students, Keep it up!

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