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Best Out of Waste Competition at One of the Top 10 Schools in India

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School activity at international school – Aparnaa World School

Recycling and managing waste is the best way to reduce litters which results in reduced environmental pollution. Creating the best out of waste is an art in itself, which is the outcome of one’s innovation and creativity. On 1st Sept 2017, Aparnaa World School, one of the top 10 schools in India, organized “Best Out of Waste” competition. The competition was arranged within its school campus. In this competition, the students made innovative and useful objects by using only the waste materials.

Summary of the Competition

The students participated in the competition with great joy and zeal. The teachers along with other school staffs actively helped and encouraged the participants. The competition was an inter-house event, the students were divided into groups to team up and display their creative skills. The students discovered innovative ideas to use the waste materials effectively. They used varieties of elements like small rocks, pieces of cotton, feathers, old newspapers, broken toys, etc., and created lovely useful things.
At the end of this event, students made excellent goods like showpieces, pen stands, toys and much more. The children got a chance to showcase their artistic talent through this competition. It inspired them to do more innovative creations. All the teachers along with the principal appreciated the students’ work. Lastly, prizes were distributed to the winners by the principal.

Message from the Competition

The competition held at one of the top 10 schools in India, taught students to love the nature. It made them understand about recycling and reusing of waste materials. Everything around us can be reused. By using the waste materials one can ultimately clean the environment and can save money by recycling.

Rakhi Making Competition at one of the Top CBSE Schools in India

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Raksha Bandhan is a precious and pious occasion to celebrate the beauty of love between brother and sister. The tradition of tying a holy thread, ‘Rakhi’ around the wrist of brothers by their sisters symbolizes Raksha (protection). On 21st July 2017, a competition of Rakhi making was organized at Aparnaa World School.

The Event Scenario

The event started with introductions and an informative session, where the values and history of Raksha Bandhan festival were explained. Students of standard 1-6 got a chance to participate in this competition. This Rakhi making competition was a joyful and sanctimonious event. The main reason behind this competition was to celebrate and depict the precious relationship of brothers & sisters.

In this creative & innovative competition, all the students participated with a great joy and zeal. Students used unique materials such as tiny mirrors, cotton balls, stickers, etc. to present their creativity in the most exquisite manner. The rakhis made the participants were creative and portrayed the artistic perspective of the students. The verve and vivacity exhibited by the students were really perceivable. This artistic talent of the tender buds did magnetize the attention and attraction of every audience present there. The competition showed a number of colorful and creative rakhis, made by the participants.

Quiz Competition at International School – Aparnaa World School

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Aparnaa World School, the Best CBSE School in Jharsuguda, organized an inter-house quiz competition on 18th August 2017. All the students were excited to participate in the competition. Teachers and volunteers supported and encouraged the participants. The students from all four houses – Akshaya, Abhaya, Atulya, and Ajaya participated in it with great enthusiasm and vigor.

This competition has set the record of being the most overwhelming and a spine-tingling event. The competition was held under two groups/categories. The First Category ‘A’ included participants from Classes IV, V, VI and the Second Category ‘B’ comprised of students from Classes VII, VIII, IX. The event began with the introduction of the Quizmaster and contestants from each house. The rules and regulations of the quiz competition were announced and explained by the Quizmaster. The event was started in an interactive way and the teams participated with exceptional zeal.

It was an interesting four-round competition, including the following rounds;

  1. Objective questions with options round
  2. Rapid fire round
  3. Buzzer round
  4. Audio-visual round

The questions put forth were exciting and intriguing which raised the curiosity level of the audience. The audience clapped and cheered when the teams answered correctly to some tricky questions. Also, the audience got chances to participate whenever the team answered incorrectly. Through this competition, the students got a chance to showcase their academic brilliance by skillfully answering the questions. Everyone clapped and cheered after the final announcement of the Winners and Runners-Up.

Principal Mrs. Smitha V. Nair addressed the students and then she gave her heartiest congratulations to the participants, audience as well as to the winners. Lastly, she gave a motivational speech on the benefits of quiz competitions and advised the students to take a keen interest in all spheres of their life.

The Festival of Lights – Diwali Celebrations at English Medium Schools

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Diwali Celebration

Diwali has been celebrated for ages, not only in India but also in foreign countries. The different culture and ethnicities adds to the sparkle of this Festival. At English medium schools, the enthusiasm and joy can be clearly seen among the faculties and staffs as they share their happiness with the students. The students enjoy this festival with gifts and goodies. This cheerful and lively festival creates a gleeful atmosphere within the whole school environment.

India is home to diverse cultures and traditions there are numerous ways by which Diwali is celebrated in different regions. It has been said that this festival is associated with the return of Lord Shri Rama with his brother Lakshmana and wife Sita to his kingdom, Ayodhya. The Saga of Lord Rama is celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm in all the Indian states by following the tradition of lighting off earthen lamps, electric lights and bursting of crackers to recreate the celebration to welcome Lord Rama.

Traditional Diwali Celebration

In India, Diwali is a time for renewal and new endeavors. People clean their homes and decorate their houses with flowers, colors and by lighting the house with diyas. Sweets and gifts are exchanged and festive meals are shared, with friends and relatives. Fireworks are often a part of the Diwali celebrations. New clothes and accessories are worn, as Diwali represents the renewal of life. It also honors as well as welcomes the approaching of winter and the start of the sowing season.

  • At the CBSE school of Jharsuguda, Aparnaa World School, parents hailing from different cultures and religions gather to prepare a special presentation for all the students to allow them to experience this festival.
  • Students are taught to celebrate Diwali with family & friends and have fun together, rather, than just bursting crackers.
  • This festival is also about enjoying, sharing and spreading joy. Students learn to respect their seniors and care about their juniors.
  • Programs like dance, music, and other special activities are performed as part of the celebration. The students are provided with delicious and healthy food items to cherish their palate.

However, it can be said that Diwali is not just about fireworks, burning candles, and gambling but also rediscovering the inner peace. Hanging of lanterns and lighting diyas signifies God’s grace and bathes homes in such luminescence that there is no place for any darkness. So make this festival truly momentous and savor the different tastes and cultures of India. May this festival of lights bring you success, peace, prosperity, health and great happiness! Happy Diwali!

Educating the Girl Child – From Constitutional Rights to Biological know-how

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An educative seminar was conducted at Aparnaa World School for the girls education. The girl students from class IV to class IX were the avid participants of the seminar given by well renowned women and child welfare activist, Dr. Babita Ramani, MD Gynecologist. She was welcomed by the Principal Mrs. Smitha V. Nair.

She enlightened the students about the various physical stages of a girl’s life and the problems associated with the same. The event conducted was edifying and educative for the students. The session was made interactive by the students who were pouring in their queries on the related topics. Every query of children was explained by Dr. Babita ensuring to satisfy the upcoming anxieties of the students. She has covered the following topics.

  1. Puberty and its different stages of physical changes.
  2. Role of different hormones especially female hormone like estrogen.
  3. Effect of tension on the body.
  4. Adolescence stage.
  5. Sexual harassment and how to protest.
  6. Suggestions to teenagers, to make them self-aware and safety precautions.

The session ended with a vote of thanks.

The Learning Kiva

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2 Days of Aparnaa Fest was inaugurated amongst the dignitaries of the town.

Aparnaa World schools “The Learning KIVA” is a platform to connect with the community

 

Aparnaa world school, Jharsuguda promoted by Aparnaa foundation , organized a unique 2 day learning extravaganza “ The Learning KIVA” ‘ 2016, for students, parents and the community. The fest was inaugurated on 13th February with the lightning of the lamp, saraswati vandhana in the presence of various international key note speakers on parenting, storytelling & Puppetry. The show stopper of the event, a 3D mobile planetarium was installed in the school campus based at Buxi chowk, for everyone to witness various shows on planetary movements, secrets of the earth, panchatantra movies etc. for the children.  The annual fest included, paper kraft and calligraphy workshops, puppetry workshop and parenting workshop for all age groups. Various school in and nearby Jharsuguda participated for the workshops and had encouraged children and teachers to be a part of the event.  Fulfilling its commitment towards society at large, Aparnaa World School also invited under-privileged children from Asha Kiran, a school for mentally challenged children and from “School for Deaf & Dumb children” from Jharsuguda. These children have thoroughly enjoyed the Planetarium show and left with a beautiful smile on their faces.

Aparnaa fest will continue will all the events on 14th of February starting from 10 AM onwards and all the workshops are conducted without any registration charges. Parents and children are hereby requested to witness these magnificent events being conducted and give an experience of a lifetime to their children.

The parents and community members appreciated the efforts of the school to provide a platform for the students to witness such rare events being organized for the upliftment of the society as a whole.

Annual Sports Day

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Annual Sports Day

Aparnaa World School, one of the leading schools of Jharsuguda, celebrated its 1st Annual Sports Day on Saturday, 23rd January 2016. The event was very well received by parents and students. The event was  Dr. Jeetan Patel, MBBS, MS, M.Ch. graced the event as Chief Guest. He is a well known Pediatrician of Jharsuguda region and is currently posted at District Headquarter Hospital.

The event began with welcome speech by the Principal of Aparnaa World School, Dr. Arun Kumar Sinha. Thereafter the school flag hoisted by the chief guest. He took salute of the March past performed by the four houses of the school. Post March past the chief guest ignited the Athletics flame and declared the official opening of the Sports day event.

Children took oath of participating in the Annual Sports day in the true spirit of the sportsmanship, for the honor of the schools and sports.

Speaking on the occasion the chief guest Dr Jeetan Patel congratulated the management of Aparnaa World School and motivated the children for participating in such a wonderful event. He also stated that participation in games and sports is equal in importance to classroom learning and book knowledge. In the present scenario a child has to excel in all the fields including sports and physical fitness. This is the reason Aparnaa World School has designed its curriculum which helps in mental as well as physical development of the child and reveals the talent latent in the individual.

Some of the major attractions of the event were Drill presentation by LKG to Class 2 students, Surya Namaskaar by primary section students, 50 meter race by preprimary children, obstacle race, 100 meter and 200 meter race by boys and girls. The other attraction was participation of parents in various activities. After completion of sports activities prize distribution ceremony was conducted and following is the list of winners:

 

SL. No. Name Class Achievement
1 Ashish Pradhan IV Best Athlete (Group “B” boys)
2 Priyanka Lath III Best Athlete (Group “B” girls)
3 Harshvadan Lath V Best Athlete (Group “C” boys)
4 Surbhi Singh VI Best Athlete (Group “C” girls)
5 Akshay House Best March Past
6 Abhay House House Runner
7 Atulya House House Winner

Apart from these awards houses wise awards were also presented.

The event concluded with the National Anthem.