Balvantray Mehta Vidya Bhawan, Lajpat Nagar, celebrated its Annual sports meet recently. The Chief Guest for the event was Group Captain S.C. Bahri and the guests of honour were Neeru Nanda, Secretary Education (Rtd) and Lalita Kharabanda.
A delegation of students and teachers from Pakistan under the Routes to Roots programme ‘Exchange for Change’ were part of the show. Manager R.K. Wadhera and Headmistress Sunita Bhatia welcomed the guests.
The sports extravaganza included the display of a colourful and scintillating programme wherein almost 500 students showcased their talent in a range of events like March Past, Dumbles Drill, Aerobics, Ribbon Dance, Bhangra and the mesmerising Fusion Fiesta. The highlight was a dance adaptation on the song Ae mere vatan ke logon.
This was followed by innovative races and the athletic events wherein students of Nursery to Class V participated. Prizes were given to the achievers in co-scholastic spheres by the Chief Guest and the guests of honour. The Headmistress Sunita Bhatia thanked everyone for their gracious presence and kind co-operation in making the show a grand success.
Greenway Modern School, Dilshad Garden, celebrated its sports day, Euphoria 2012, at the Chhatrasal Stadium in which over 3,000 students participated The event was presided over Padmashree Mahabali Satpal (Additional Director Sports, physical education) , Vir Singh Dhingan (MLA, Chairman Khadi Gram Udyog) and Sushil Kumar, Olympic Gold Medal winner. Manager Sachdeva, Chairperson Sudesh Sachdeva, Principal M Mohit Sachdeva and Vice-Principal Tarun Sachdeva congratulated the staff and students for the grand success of programme.
Bhai Parmanand Vidya Mandir Sr. Sec. School, Surya Niketan, organised a social drive for the underprivileged. Under this campaign, students collected and distributed old clothes to the poor and needy. The charity event was held at Gandhi Kushth Ashram in East Delhi. The campaign sensitised the students towards their social responsibilities. The school appreciated the parents for their unwavering support and cooperation for the charitable causes.
Manava Bharati India International School, Panchsheel Park , New Delhi, organised a Literary Month to reverse declining interest in book reading. The junior school students participated in a story-telling competition based on the book they had read.
Students from Classes V to X completed to write the best book review. Audio-visual presentations were made on the books. A Spelling Bee was also organised to find out how reading improves the vocabulary of the participants. At the end of the Literary Month Principal, Bharati Pandey, awarded prizes to the winner of various competitions. She also advised all the students to keep up their interest in reading.