GRATITUDE CAN TRANSFORM COMMON DAYS INTO THANKSGIVINGS, TURN ROUTINE JOBS INTO JOY, AND CHANGE ORDINARY OPPORTUNITIES INTO BLESSINGS.
-William Arthur Ward
Namaste Dear Parents,
Here’s the fortnightly round up of the medley of activities at Suchitra. Please read on for some interesting news from the Campus….
NEWS FROM PRE-PRIMARY
THEME – LEARNING THROUGH STORIES / FANTASY WORLD
The theme ‘Learning through stories / Fantasy world’ was introduced on Monday 5th Dec. In this theme children are introduced to virtues and moral values through stories that they will use in everyday life. Children will be introduced to stories, which develop their creativity, literacy and improve their communication skills. Children will also be introduced to fantasy stories and encouraged to differentiate between real and imaginary world
FANTASY STORY – ACT BY TEACHERS
To make learning fun and exciting, on Friday 9th Dec’ the Pre-primary teachers enacted the story ‘One eye, Two eyes, Three eyes’ Children thoroughly enjoyed the story and learnt the message passed through the story.
STORYTELLING WEEK BY PARENTS
Storytelling is simple yet extremely crucial and important part of childhood. Children have an innate love of stories. Stories create magic and a sense of wonder. To foster storytelling, parents were invited for storytelling from Monday 12th Dec. to Friday 16th Dec. It was interesting to see the various techniques used for storytelling by parents.
We would like to thank all the parents who came for the storytelling week.
Friday 23rd Dec – Fantasy party
Wednesday 28th Dec – Drawing competition for Sr. KG
Colouring competition for Jr. KG
NEWS FROM PRIMARY TO HIGH SCHOOL
A Special Assembly on the topic TO ENJOY THE GLOW OF GOOD HEALTH, YOU MUST EXERCISE was presented on Wednesday, 7th December by the students of Grade III B. The children presented the topic through a power point presentation and also indulged in a session of aerobics to emphasize that any exercise is better than no exercise. I too shared the secret of my good health and energy. I tried to inspire and motivate the children to indulge in physical activities and enjoy the glow of good health just as I do !!!
Another Special Assembly on the topic JOURNEY IS THE REWARD was presented on Tuesday, 6th December by the students of Grade IX B. The highlight of the assembly was the depiction of a student’s life through a very creative pantomime presentation. Eric Vaidurium’s self-composed poem and Paridhee Sarda’a speech accentuated the whole presentation. The assembly came to an end with a meaningful and melodious song.
The students of grade VIII B presented a Special Assembly on the topic LIFE OF A TEENAGER on Tuesday, 13th December. The presentation began with a thought provoking video that brought to light the emotional highs and lows faced by a teenager in her/ his day to day life. Right care and support is the key to solve all teenage issues
The students of Grades IX-X visited the DEPARTMENT OF BOTONY AND ZOOLOGY, OSMANIA UNIVERSITY on Wednesday, 7th December. They observed various plant and animal specimens. The students were excited to see the egg of the extinct Moa bird, dry and wet specimens of various animals and different bat species. Dr Srinivasan guided them and answered their queries.
The students of Grade I visited a FARM in Bonthupally near Dhundigal Airport on Friday, 9th December. The place abounds with trees and paddy fields. The children were taken to the farm to explore how food is grown and how animals are raised. It was an ideal outing to experience the natural world in a new light.
The students of Grade III visited the POLICE STATION on Friday, 9th December as a part of their ongoing curriculum. The trip was organized to give the children practical knowledge on the topic being done in Social Science “ORGANIZATIONS”. The children observed the functions and duties of a police station. They were curious to know about the working of the organization and came up with many queries which were cleared by the officials. Over all, the trip was an excellent learning experience.
This week also saw us making our annual theatre presentations.
The students of grades V-VI displayed their acting prowess through the THEATRE PRESENTATION on Wednesday, 14th December. Each and every student of each grade/section participated and presented wonderful plays. The throw of voice, the handling of mikes and the superb acting of every student amazed the audience. It was wonderful to see the shy students deliver their dialogues almost like a professional! The dramatized reading of ‘Bim’s Bamboo’ and “The three Sideway Stories” highlighted the students’ talent to read with interpretative voices and gestures.
As a special activity on Thursday, 15th December, a talk on being SAFETY CONSCIOUS was conducted for the students of grades I-X. The presentation emphasized on the key aspects of safety ranging from general safety, road safety, fire and internet safety. The children actively participated in the interaction adding their experiences and learning new safety measures.
Sahil Agarwal of Grade IIIB won 3 medals- gold, silver & bronze in Artistic Roller Skating competition held in Yama Skating Academy in Marredpally on 9th December
Vanishika Chowdary IIIC has completed 3rd Telangana state roller skating Championship held between 9th to 11th December. She has won the following medals: Solo Artistic-Sliver, Solo Freedance –Gold, Solo inline –Gold, Show skating –Gold, Pair freedance – Gold
20th December : English Spell Bee Revision I (Grade VIII)
21st December : II Language Spell Bee Revision I (Grade VIII)
22nd December : GK Quiz Dry Run
23rd December : Field Trip (Grade II)
26th December : FA 4 begins (Grades IV-VIII)
29th December : GK Quiz (Grades II-X)
30th December : Field Trips for various classes…Visit to Chowmahalla Palace (Grades IV, V and VI), Nursery Visit (Grade VII)
Dear Parents it’s amazing how quickly the year seems to be rushing past and we are almost nearing the end of December. Very shortly it will be time for final exams and to move on to the next class.
Beauty of ‘time’ is, it never stops and hopefully the woes of ‘demonetization’ too shall pass !
Today we have our ‘Annual Night Camp’ for Grade I to IV and Grade X, another innovative feature of Suchitra, that goes towards enhancing our dear children’s ‘school years’ experience’ and creating a lifetime of memories. More of that in my next Newsletter.
We have started Admissions for the next Academic Year and have very active walk-ins happening. Kindly let your friends and family know about this. We are taking in students from Play Group to Grade X for now. We hope to shortly announce the start of Grade XI too.
Director Principal, Suchitra Academy.