NEWS FROM PRE PRIMARY
Namaste Dear Parents,“Here is your country. Cherish the natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children’s children. Do not let selfish men or greedy interests skin your country of its beauty, its riches or its romance.” Theodore Roosevelt
Here’s the fortnightly round up of the week that had our 71st Independence Day too.
NEWS FROM PRE-PRIMARY
“May the sun of his course visit no land more free, more happy, more lovely, than this our own country.” Shaheed Sardar Bhagat Singh.
This week was filled with colourful celebrations, inspiring competitive talks and fun visits.
Janmashtami festival was celebrated with great zeal and pomp by the children of Pre-primary at Suchitra Academy on Thursday, 10th August. Children came in, dressed as Krishna and Radha. The pre-primary was decorated colourfully to mark the birth of the deity. Children celebrated the occasion by singing and dancing with great joy. The ‘Matki Todh’ ceremony also happened amidst much enthusiasm.
VISIT TO THE POLICE STATION
As a part of the ongoing theme ‘Community Helpers’ the tiny tots of kindergarten visited a nearby police station on Friday, 11th August, to become more knowledgeable about the community helper ‘A Police Officer’. They were excited to see police officers dressed in their uniforms and were curious to see their equipment. They were given a brief tour of all the control rooms in the police station and were inquisitive to learn how police officers catch thieves and safeguard lives.
Patriotic fervour in children is an exciting part of pre-school. With so many events and holidays to celebrate Indian traditional festivals and national festivals, it has been easy to talk to children about India.TALK ON OUR NATIONAL LEADERS
To imbibe great qualities of our national leaders and also to help build confidence and effective communication skills among our (bundles of talent) children, a competitive talk on our National Leaders was held on Friday, 18th August. The efforts of teachers and cooperation of parents clearly reflected through this activity.
UNITY IN DIVERSITY
A special assembly was conducted on Thursday, 17th August, to celebrate the rich culture of India. The colours of India were showcased by our pre-primary teachers, who were traditionally attired representing different states of our country. The message conveyed was that these dresses carry with them our age old traditions that keep us connected to our roots and make us enjoy our vibrant culture.
Green Day was celebrated on Friday, 18th August 2017, in an instructive way. Children learned about the importance of green colour and the positive effects it has on our lives. The shades of green filled the air with freshness and bliss. It was indeed an invigorating, reviving and rejuvenating experience.
Wednesday, 23rd August : Visit to Sarva Dharm Sthal
Friday, 25th August : Ganesh Chaturti Holiday
Saturday, 26th August : WORKING DAY
Tuesday, 29th August : Indian Festive Week- Various ways Hindus Celebrate
Wednesday, 30th August : Indian Festive Week-Muslim Festive Celebration
Thursday, 31st August : Indian Festive Week – Christian Festive Celebration
NEWS FROM HIGH SCHOOL
It is rightly said, ” Reading gives us a place to go when we have no place to go’ and Grade III C reminded us of this through their special assembly presentation on the topic THE WORLD IN MY HAND- A BOOK on Friday, 21st July. Students spoke about the joys of reading in addition to dancing to the beat of a song praising books.SPECIAL ASSEMBLIES
Grade II A showcased GIVING as the theme through their assembly presentation- THE GIVING TREE by Shel Silverstein on Wednesday, 9thAugust. The class focussed on parents being the biggest givers of all time. Videos of quality time that they spent with their children were displayed in addition to a dramatized version of the story and song presented by the children.
Friday, 18th August Grade V B presented a special Assembly on ‘The Power of Silence’. It is about how we have lost internal and external silence in the techno- noisy world and the ways of achieving it through simple means. They also showed how and when silence can be exercised to make our lives easier and more enjoyable.
SALUTING THE SPIRIT OF INDIA
INDEPENDENCE DAY was celebrated in our school to mark the 71st year of freedom from the British rule.
The programme started with flag hosting by our Managing-Director, Mr.Praveen Raju. On this patriotic occasion, the students of Grade VI showcased a colorful presentation of India’s vision, through their performance, depicting different facets of our glorious freedom struggle AND THE STRUGGLES THAT EXIST TODAY TOO.
And to keep with the ideology of the day, members of the ISHA FOUNDATION spoke about the need to raise awareness about the rivers which are the life of India, but are depleting and the need to be proactive about it.
HARITHA HARAM – SAPLING PLANTING AND DISTRIBUTION BY P.V. SINDHU & GHMC COMMISSIONER B. JANARDHAN REDDY
On Wednesday, 16th August P.V. Sindhu Olympic Silver Medallist, Shri P.V. Ramana, Arjuna Awardee, Shri B. Janardhan Reddy, GHMC Commissioner, Shri Sudhamsh, Dy Commissioner, GHMC graced the occasion. The students were introduced to the Haritha Haram project of the Government of Telangana. The students’ excitement knew no bounds when they saw P.V. Sindhu walking about in the campus. While addressing the students, Sindhu emphasized on the need to strike a balance between studies and sports.
LAUNCH OF INDIA’S FIRST BADMINTON SPORTS SCHOOL BY P.V. SINDHU
Suchitra Badminton Academy, the first of its kind sports school for Badminton in India had its formal inauguration. The academy was formally inaugurated by P.V. Sindhu on Wednesday, 16th August. She appreciated the concept of integrating studies with badminton coaching and was amazed at the well-equipped facility.
22nd August, Tuesday : IV C PBL
24th August, Thursday : Inter-House Basketball Semi-Finals- Grades IV-X
QCT- How to be safe- Grades I-III
25th August, Friday : Holiday- Ganesh Chaturthi
26th August, Saturday : WORKING DAY IV D PBL
28th August, Monday : Grade III – Visit to A Farm
29th August, Tuesday : Grade II – Visit to A Farm
31st August, Thursday : Inter-House Basket Ball Finals – Grades IV to X
Cooking without fire – Grades I to II
*The invites will be sent for the PBL( Project based Learning ) presentations.
Hence life goes on at Suchitra. Action packed, fun and educative where every child must get the opportunity remains the by word and the Mantra.
A personal thank you to all of you, dear parents, for supporting us.
I must acknowledge that turn up has tremendously improved and defaulters are few.
I must also acknowledge that parking woes are much lesser too. I am sure it’s a result of your showing restraint and patience.
Let us work together at some of these extremely important virtues.
Director Principal, Suchitra Academy
Contributions : Deepa.k, Anne.I, Satya.S, Sujana.L, Shyam, Sirisha
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