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Book week at Sanskriti School

delhi Updated: Apr 29, 2013 00:08 IST

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Sanskriti School, Chanaky­apuri, recently held its annual book week in association with HT-PACE. Students were involved in various activities such as reading sessions, story enactment, making a story book, quizzes, a special assembly, poetry writing, recyclying, book mark and book cover during the three-day event. Parents were invited and book stalls were also put up.

"We have been following a reading programme in our school. It is very important to read good books and that's what we are working at," said class representative Ritu Kumar. Principal Abha Sahgal said, "The feel of a book in one's hand and the comfort one gets when reading it is what Sanskriti school wants to transfer to its children."

Bal Bharati Public School, Rohini, celebrated its annual day. Vineet Joshi, CBSE chairman and PB Sharma, vice-chancellor, Delhi Technical University, were the chief guest and guest of honour respectively. The programme began with a prayer followed by an amalgam of patriotic songs presented by the school choir. Principal Rekha Sharma was felicitated by school management, PTA and school alumni for winning the National CBSE award for her outstanding contribution in the field of education. Senior students presented the dance drama 'Nav Chetna' which mesmerised the audience. With the vote of thanks given by vice principal Bandhana Sharma and the national anthem, the day ended in a beautiful resonance lingering in everybody's minds.

British Council, India has accredited Shaheed Rajpal DAV school , Dayanand Vihar, with the International School Award for recognising the efforts made by the school to integrate global learning with the school curriculum. A plethora of activities were organised to develop understanding and appreciation of cultures. Project files, PowerPoint presentations, board displays on various countries of the world were a showcase of talent of students involved in different ISA projects.

To build international link with schools across the globe and to develop curriculum-based work, school has built partnership with three UK schools and worked on different issues which impact countries across the world. Principal Renu Laroiya lauded the efforts of all students, teachers and parents for developing an attitude towards global interconnectedness.

Holy Child Auxilium School, Vasant Vihar, hosted a seminar on peace and harmony in the school auditorium. This seminar was exclusively for teachers belonging to different religions. Representatives from 40 schools participated in the seminar. The aim of the seminar was to equip the teachers to become messengers of peace and harmony. The vote of thanks was given by Sister Stella PD, principal of the school.