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Salwan Public school achieved the Fit India School certificate from the Ministry of youth affairs and sports government of India. Now our school also registered for 3star certification.



Innovations (French Department)

Students were taught using innovative tools like padlet, wakelet for subject enrichment. Moreover, regular quizzes were done using Quizziz . Students were shown videos on youtube to improve the pronunciation skills.




Innovations (Hindi Department)

1. With the help of educational apps like wordwall, quizizz, testmoz, quizlet, padlet, nearpod, mentimeter, edpuzzle, the students were provided with text related content and live lessons and lesson related activities. 2. The students made a video characterizing characters of Ramayana and Mahabharata using information technology and made a video to tell about the cuisine and characteristics of the local cuisine. 3. Students presented speeches, poems, songs , Plays in Hindi and prepared ppt in prayer meetings organized on special occasions.




INNOVATIONS (SANSKRIT DEPARTMENT)

1. ज़ूम के द्वारा संस्कृत शिक्षण किया गया |
2. छात्रों को संस्कृत के क्विज करवाए गए |
3. ऑन लाइन श्लोकोच्चारण करवाया गया |
4. वाइट बोर्ड के माध्यम से संस्कृत समझाई गई |
5. लूम विडिओ के माध्यम से संस्कृत व्याकरण पढ़ाई गई |
6. संस्कृत गीतों की वीडियो दिखाई गई |
7. टेम्पलेट का शिक्षण में प्रयोग किया गया |




Virtual Annual Day (PrePrimary)

Virtual Annual Day was organized for classes Nursery and KG.The theme for Nursery was ‘Season’ and KG was ‘Rainbow’ wherein children depicted variety of things that were related to seasons and rainbow. Online practice sessions were conducted through zoom, students were asked to shoot the final video and mail to the class teacher. Later, the class teacher stitched the whole video with the help of Filmora having beautiful backgrounds and effects. The same was uploaded on school’s you tube channel.



Virtual Celebrations (PrePrimary)

Various activities like- Independence Day, Mother’s Day, Gandhi Jayanti etc. were organised wherein children were asked to shoot short video and mail it to the teacher.A compiled video was createdby teachers with the help of filmora to showcase the celebrations.



Loom videos (PrePrimary)

Teachers created loom videos to explain various concepts with the help of PPT.It worked as an amazing audio visual teaching aid.



E-cards (PrePrimary)

Teachers made fascinating e-cards for children to show love and affection towards them by using Canva software.Students loved those e-cards as it will be a memory that the will cherish life time.



Orientation Day (PrePrimary)

A virtual orientation day was organised through zoom wherein everything was explained to parents with the help of PPT. Zoom I’D was shared to all the new parents to attend online Orientation Program.



Virtual Tour (PrePrimary)

As every passing day, staying home was getting tough. Infact, the zeal to move out of home was rising each day. Hence, various virtual tours were planned to allow students to explore various places virtually.



FAREWELL 2020

A farewell get-together for class twelfth students was arranged on 7th February 2020. It was celebrated at a very grand scale and students and teachers had a great time cherishing old memories and making new ones. The day was begun by lighting of diyas by the twelfth class students, which symbolized the spread of light and knowledge. Students of class eleventh sang a beautiful song invoking fond memories, that was deeply appreciated by all. Principal gave a hearty welcome to the gathering and encouraged the students to be fearless in their pursuits in life and keep the spirit of Salwan alive in their hearts.

Our guest of honour- Dr. Sameer Malhotra, head of department of mental health and behavioural science at Max Super Speciality Hospital, Delhi, motivated the students with his inspirational talk on stress managing techniques, which, as was expected, was a great learning experience for all. Next, the much awaited adventure activities followed. The students had a gala time participating in games such as body zorb, running bungee, mercy balance and much more.

Halfway through the activities, lunch was held, which had many lip smacking North Indian dishes that everybody thoroughly enjoyed having. After lunch, the activities were resumed until late afternoon, followed by evening snacks and dance. To cite Paulo Coelho, if we are brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward us with a new Hello. We all departed in one pursuit to meet a new life with a new hello.



Education Conclave 2019

Education Conclave 2019, was organized by Intellify (a non-profit initiative run by the students and alumni of IIT Delhi) in collaboration with NSS on 29th December 2019, at IIT Delhi. The event was organized by "Intellify in collaboration with NSS IITD".Some 24 students (classes VIII, IX and XI) along with 5 teachers participated in the event. The aim and objective of conclave was to promote "Education through creativity, practicality, innovation, and technology." He mentioned that improvements can only be done when in the ecosystem everyone works together to improve the scenario of the education and also said that education is a matter of right and not a charity. A workshop by Paresh Gupta for Teachers and Parents was also held, where the focus was to make them aware of the creative methods and practices of teaching (pedagogies).Overall, the event was very informative .


'We are the World' - a Mathematics Exhibition

Maths and Art Exhibition, showcasing the interconnection and interdependency of Mathematics in daily life, was held on Saturday, 7th December, 2019. Focus of the exhibition was on inculcating Mathematical and Creative attitude in our young students. It helped the pupils to understand that Mathematics is an integral part of our daily lives. Students learn best when presented with a concept they can manipulate and visualize...it adds fun element to the teaching learning process and enhances the team spirit. The Art Department also organised an Art Exhibition on 'Chinese Brush Painting', wherein students’ Art works, Scrolls, Pottery, Craft Work (Lanterns), etc. were showcased. Six students of Salwan Public school, Mayur Vihar participated in “Artificial Intelligence for sustainability” working model competition, in International Conference on Emerging Advancement in Science and Technology, on 6th September 2019. The Conclave was organized by "Solid State Physics Laboratory, DRDO and Japan Science Promotion Alumni" at Manekshaw Centre, Delhi Cantonment. The school won the second prize in the competition and the models displayed were -Soil moisture testing using tensiometer for irrigation purpose, Use of drones for spraying pesticides and obstacle avoider vehicle. During the process of model making, students were able to learn the importance of teamwork in accomplishing a task, applications of the scientific concepts, analysing them and to learn how to accurately and skilfully use them in the model construction.



GANIT Challenge

To promote Mathematics competencies among students through joyful assessment, a Ganit Challenge by CBSE conducted in our school, wherein our 255 students of VIII – X participation in stage 1 category on 21st - 22nd November 2019. Top three students appeared for the stage 2 challenge on 29th November 2019.



Open Door Assessment

Open door assessment is indeed a broader platform for students to enhance their understanding of the subject and it is analytically checked through a variety of questions. Two cycles of Learning and Re-learning Science and Maths have been done.



Salwan Model United Nations - SAMUN

Salwan Public School Mayur Vihar, proudly hosted the third edition of Model United Nations Conference, SAMUN 2019, on 22nd and 23rd October 2019 in the school premises .The Chief Guest was Ms. Meena Nandrajog. It is an event instituted to educate students about public speaking, debate, diplomacy, problem-solving, persuasive writing, and teamwork. Nearly 230 students from fifteen schools from the Delhi NCR attended the said conference. Students participated in committees with topics like discussing the rights of media professionals, death penalty, Pulwama attack and many more.



IC EAST 2019 and 10th India-Japan Science Conclave

Six students of Salwan Public school, Mayur Vihar participated in “Artificial Intelligence for sustainability” working model competition, in International Conference on Emerging Advancement in Science and Technology, on 6th September 2019. The Conclave was organized by "Solid State Physics Laboratory, DRDO and Japan Science Promotion Alumni" at Manekshaw Centre, Delhi Cantonment. The school won the second prize in the competition and the models displayed were -Soil moisture testing using tensiometer for irrigation purpose, Use of drones for spraying pesticides and obstacle avoider vehicle. During the process of model making, students were able to learn the importance of teamwork in accomplishing a task, applications of the scientific concepts, analysing them and to learn how to accurately and skilfully use them in the model construction.


     

Independence Day

Salwan Public School organised a special programme to commemorate the 73rd Independence Day on 14 Aug 2019,in the school premises. It was a red letter day marked with array of events displaying patriotic fervor and great enthusiasm shown by students.



"Innovention" - Science Fest

Nine students of our school went to Ahlcon Public School to participate in an Inter school science fest "Innovention" on 26th July 2019, which aimed at arousing curiosity and ability to innovate, explore and inculcate scientific temperament in our budding scientists. There were 4 events namely- SCIENCE TALK, HOW & WHY OF SCIENCE, GRAFFITI and SCI-FI SPECTACLE. Two students named Kunaal.S. Dadlani and Shree Harsh of class VIII got 2nd prize in the event SCI-FI SPECTACLE for working model of Vacuum cleaner and automation room cleaner from household waste material.



ISS Earth KAM

Salwan Public School, Mayur Vihar Delhi, conducted an activity ‘ISS Earth Kam’ in the school premises, on 12th April 2019, wherein 40 students from classes IX to XII had participated. The resource person was Sneh Kesari, CEO of “Astrophile education India”. "ISS Earth KAM" is a NASA educational outreach program that enables students, teachers, and the public to learn about the earth from the unique perspective of space. The objective of the workshop is to provide students, and educators the opportunity to participate in a space mission and develop teamwork, communication, and problem-solving skills and also to incorporate the active use of web-based tools and resources to support the learning process. Students were involved in acquiring images through an automated camera placed onboard International Space Station, orbiting the earth at a speed of 38,000 KMPH. The students were provided with a basic understanding of how things work in the multimedia presentation, followed by an actual exercise where the students placed the request for taking pictures. The request was then uploaded in the computers and in the requisite time, the same picture was taken. After the mission is over, the pictures will be available for downloads. It can be used as a great teaching aid to the concerned teachers for enlightening the students with real pictures and better analysis of the changes around us. Our School was privileged to join in the NASA outreach program simultaneously with schools around the world. The students enjoyed the session a lot, and that was great learning experience for all of them.

Spectacular Science

Our school campus has become a learning unit/tool for our students. Science is taught with experiments and school has taken up various sustainable measures such as 65KW solar plant, occupancy sensors, cisterns in toilets which flush less water, replacement of tube lights with energy-efficient LEDs, garbage segregation awareness programs, etc. To foster a scientific aptitude in students our school has achieved a new dimension by setting up a weather station in the school premises with the collaboration of Indian Metrological Department, wherein students record the temperature on a daily basis and the data is shared with IMD.
OARISS Russia organised a special Slow Scan Television (SSTV) event from the International Space Station in celebration of Cosmonautic Day from 11th to 14th April 2019. It was a proud moment for our school students to participate in such an event and also they were able to intercept the picture signal coming from ISS in the school premises … using an antenna and a amateur radio. They were successfully able to hear the sound and finally see the image sent from ISS Russian module, using installed software in the mobile phone.
Six students of our school got this rare opportunity to be the part of “Artificial Intelligence for sustainability” working model competition in International Conference on Emerging Advancement in Science and Technology, at Manekshaw Centre. Our team won second prize in the competition and models displayed were ‘’Soil moisture testing using tensiometer for irrigation purpose, drone for spraying pesticides and obstacle avoider vehicle”. During the process of model making, students were able to learn the importance of teamwork to accomplish a task, applications of the scientific concepts, analyze them and learn how to accurately and skillfully use them in the model construction. Students also got the opportunity to interact with professors from Japan and the scientists from CSIR and DRDO.
We have also initiated an Aero- Modelling club which enables students to develop skills such as teamwork, innovation, leadership quality. They have learned to make a controlled line flying model and understood the basic principles involved in aeromodelling. Science Department conducted an activity ‘ISS Earth Kam’ to learn about the earth from the unique perspective of space. To equip our students for the new age of robotic assistance, coding, app making techniques, etc., various clubs have been initiated viz. STEM robotics, Coding to learn (Robogarden) and Digitech wherein our students learn and adopt innovative ways and develop their own programs and applications. Nine girls from our school got the opportunity to participate in Tecnovation Challenge program mentored by Adobe India. The program aimed to promote girls in the field of technology. They were trained by Adobe to develop an app on social issues, which won accolades at international level.

Teacher's Day Celebration 2019

We celebrated Teachers’ Day with a special assembly, conducted by Nehru House. The day began with the school prayer and a heartstirring motivational song sung by the school choir, followed by a mesmerizing group dance performance, a blend of Classical dance and Can-Can dance. The Principal, Ms. Seema Malik, addressed all the teachers with her inspiring words. She thanked all the teachers for their diligence, sincerity and hard work. The programme concluded with the inspiring words of 'His Excellency Dr. Karan Singh', who graced the occasion. He addressed the teachers, giving tribute to the great gurus and teachers of India. He reminisced about how teaching has changed over the decades and what we, as teachers, can do to salvage our education system. Learning to know, Learning to do, Learning to live together and Learning to be our destinies are our four pillars of education. It was an illuminating and scholarly talk.


ZENITH - Let’s Reach the Pinnacle

SCHOOL SCIENCE FEST “INNOVENTION”: 9 students of our school participated in Inter school science fest "Innovention" organized by Ahlcon Public School , which aimed at arousing curiosity and ability to innovate, explore and inculcate scientific temperament for budding scientists. There were four events named SCIENCE TALK, HOW & WHY OF SCIENCE, GRAFFITI and SCIFI SPECTACLE. Two students Kunaal.S. Dadlani and Shree Harsh of class VIII got the 2nd prize in the event SCI-FI SPECTACLE for working model of Vacuum cleaner and automation room cleaner from household waste material.

Bhasha Sangam – “Mushaira"

On the occasion of 73rd Independence Day of India, the Hindi Department, organized a program to commemorate the day. The program started with a very inspiring prayer "Lab pe ati hai Dua Ban Ke Tamanna Meri". The event was initiated with the welcome note of Brig. Dr. Alok Kumar Tyagi, Director, of the school addressing the parents and apprising them with the true meaning of freedom."Bhasha Sangam Poetry Seminar - Mushaira" was the main attraction of the program wherein students confidently presented poetry highlighting the fact that Hindi and Urdu, born from the Sanskrit language, with their own essence have always made a mark in promoting India's cultural heritage and tradition. Students spoke with perfect diction in each language. The division of languages could never challenge the integrity of our country. Rather, their beauty has been adorning India with its tender sentiments.


Celebration - Way of life

To instil the traditional and cultural values in kids, The Harvest Festival - Baisakhi" was celebrated on 11th April 2019. The teachers discussed about the importance of the festival in the farmer’s life. The motive behind the elebration was to apprise the children with the rich culture and heritage of Punjab. Tiny tots were dressed up in colourful attires depicting the culture of Punjab. The festival was celebrated with great fervour and gaiety. eacher talked about the importance of harvest in the lives of farmers and their families.. Lots of joy and happiness was seen all around. Young ones danced on Punjabi music.


Reading Groups and Clubs

Group reading discussions take place every month in our school wherein teachers gather after school hours to discuss about literature, politics, current affairs, science and technology, etc., for their intellectual growth. They bring forth their views on myriad of subjects. There are reading clubs for students also, which create space to discuss what we have discovered in books. They encourage our students to become better readers, better writers and better people. They cultivate a passion for quizzing , debating , creative writing, literature , elocution etc. amongst students and open doors to all kinds of new experiences for them.


Interacting with Authors

We invite eminent authors regularly to provide enriching experience to students and staff. Recently Dr. Devika angachari, an eminent writer, who has won 19 national awards in competitions for writers of children’s book and stories visited our campus. She interacted with enthusiastic and avid book lovers of our school inspiring them to take up writing.


Hindi Calligraphy

Our handwriting style depicts our personality traits’. To improve presentation skills and to inculcate the habit of good handwriting among students, Hindi Calligraphy Activity was organised for Grade 1 and 2 on 5 August, 2019. They created artistic parchments.

Mother's Day Celebration

Mother's Day is a special day in the lives of tiny tots. Keeping this in mind, we celebrated Mother’s day on 10th May, 2019 to express our heartfelt gratitude and respect towards the Salwanians’ mothers. A special activity was organised for the mothers of grade 1 to 2 wherein they made tiaras and crowns for their kids. Their excitement and competitive spirit was very palpable.


Dress-up and Talk

To celebrate Independence Day, the Early Childhood Department organized a “show n tell” activity. The children came dressed as their favourite freedom fighter and spoke a few lines about them. The activity had a great impact on the young minds and helped in making them aware about freedom fighters. It helped them undestand the role of freedom fighters.


Friendship Band Making

The tiny tots of Nursery and K.G celebrated friendship day with “Friendship Band Making Activity”. They showed their gratitude and affection towards their friends by making friendship band for them. The teachers taught them the importance of friendship, encouraged them to make new friends and inculcated good values in them.


SHOW AND TELL

A “Show N Tell” activity was held on 25th July for the students of Nursery and KG in their respective classes. The topic was “My favourite season”. In this activity, students brought a number of different objects like umbrella, sun-glasses, raincoat, cutouts etc. and used these props in an innovative way to describe their favourite season in their own words. This helped them improve their selfconfidence and speaking skills. Children participated enthusiastically in the activity


LEMONADE MAKING

As part of the summer carnival, to beat the heat in scorching summer, the students of Nursery and K.G enjoyed a refreshing Lemonade making activity in the school. The little ones refreshed themselves with a cool lemonade drink. At the same time the activity also helped in upgrading their vocabulary by learning new words like: stir, mixing, disposable glass, container, etc. They enjoyed a lot and relished the drink with their friends and teachers.


MAGIC SHOW

A Magic Show was organized on 9th April, 2019 for the kids. The magician performed several tricks which left the children astonished and mesmerized. He called up a few children on stage and performed astounding tricks with them. The children remained glued to the show till the end. This helped the children amplify their observation skills and concentration. The children were thoroughly entertained.


REMINISCING ABOUT BUDDHA'S TEACHINGS

Buddhism encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and spiritual practices largely based on original teachings attributed to the Buddha and resulting interpreted philosophies. A special assembly on teachings of Budha was organised in the school premises. The main purpose of the special assembly was to unveil the newly made relief sculpture of Buddha, which has been installed at the reception and also to imbibe the feelings of peace harmony and calmness in the young minds for the global welfare. Student representatives from each class offered flowers and incense with special prayers for universal peace and harmony. Highlights of the assembly were chants of “Buddham Sharanam Gachami” which were beautifully rendered by school choir group followed by mantra recital by teachers, Lotus Sutra by Ms. Bhaskar Valli and short story on the Life of Lord Budha by Ms Shalini. The programme concluded with the address by Principal of the school wherein she accentuated on the fact that Buddha’s teachings have the strength to awaken people to cosmic reality and lead lives synchronised with nature..


ASSEMBLY - A TRIBUTE TO THE FATHER OF THE NATION

A special assembly was organized on 5th October 2019 to commemorate the national festival, Gandhi Jayanti. The auspicious occasion commenced with the prayer - an invocation to the Almighty. The Next in line was a rendition of a soul stirring Bapu's favourite devotional song 'Vaishnava Jana toh...'. Moving a step ahead in helping the children understand the very ideology of what Mahatma Gandhi stood for was presentation of an inspirational play, ‘Mohan to Mahatma’ by our Theatre Group. Soon after the play, Ms Bhaskar Valli, PGT Biology, shed light on the major initiative launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 2nd Oct 2019 to eliminate the single use of plastic by 2022. This was followed by presentation where glimpses of historic Dandi March was portrayed. There after, the parents and their wards came together on the stage to present fashion show to spread the Prime Minister's vision of 'KHADI FOR NATION, KHADI FOR FASHION AND KHADI FOR TRANSFORMATION'.
The programme concluded with a meaningful song sung in mellifluous melody pledging to save our beautiful planet Earth and to join hands in banning the use of single-use plastic.


SCREENING OF MOVIE - October 01, 2019

Gandhiji's birth anniversary has reminded us.of the relevance of his messages in the present times. Hence, students of classes I-XII were shown a movie depicting Gandhian thoughts, principles, values and ideals which will encourage our students to tread on the path of truth and non-violence. Students of all classes also took a pledge to make school, home and neighbourhood litter-free, which will contribute in saving the environment.


                                                                       


ESSAY/POEM COMPETITION - September 30, 2019

Students enjoy the beauty of expression taking this fact into consideration the students of our school got an opportunity to exhibit their talent in it. An Essay/Poem writing activity was organized for the students of classes III to XII. Students were asked to pen down their creative thoughts on the Man known for his values and principles and the topic given to them was ‘If Mahatma Gandhi Came in my Dream’. The children came up with wonderful poems and essays. They presented the same with great zeal and enthusiasm. There was an overwhelming participation of students and they showed their love and respect for the noble soul in their writings.





GOOGLE FOR DOODLE - September 30, 2019

Doodles are simple drawings that can have concrete representational meaning or may just be composed of random and abstract lines. Google India has initiated Doodle for Google. It is a creative, innovative and knowledge development program for school students across India that aims to make every child creative through Doodle for Google activity to present their artwork and imagination through the theme WHEN I GROW UP, I HOPE..... This year’s Doodle for Google theme invited the students to show that what they hope for their future. Students from Classes 3rd to 10th took part in the 2019 Doodle 4 Google contest, and created uplifting doodles that tell the world "WHEN I GROW UP, I HOPE".





SOLAR ENERGY- DOESN’T COST THE EARTH - October 02, 2019

It needs no elaboration that the world is today at the crossroads due to contradictory energy scenario wherein billions of people are without energy access in some parts of the world, while some are over-exploiting the energy resources particularly fossil fuels. In order to change this scenario IIT Bombay along with MNRE organized a historical event ‘Energy Swaraj’ based on the Gandhian principle of ‘Gram Swaraj’, where complete self-reliance was the guiding mantra. The event was held at IGI stadium, on 2nd October, wherein fifty students along with five teachers from the Science Department participated in this Global Solar Assemblage event. Solar lamps were assembled by students under the guidance of teachers. Two Guinness World Records for the following titles were set:- 1. A Historical Attempt by students in India on 2nd October, 2019 to create a record where maximum number of. Most People Assembled Solar Powered Lamps simultaneously. 2. Broke the record of the largest environmental sustainability lesson attended by 2,289 participants, achieved by Larsen & Toubro, Water and Effluent Treatment IC (India) at Chennai, India, on 16 March 2018. The new record set was at 4780 participants. The programme culminated with a pledge of non-violence and lighting of all the solar lamps.

         




STORY TELLING - September 20, 2019

Storytelling is an innate part of student behaviour. Since we evolved as a species, it’s been an integral part of how we make sense of the world and is often used as a channel to imbibe values, improve reading skills and open the minds of students to a world beyond imagination. To inculcate these values in them, ‘Hindi Story Telling Competition’ for the students of Nursery and K.G. classes was organized. Students were excited to narrate their stories and seemed to get emotionally attached to the characters. Their effort was clearly visible with their appropriate voice modulation and facial expressions. It was a wonderful opportunity and an amazing experience for the young ones showcasing their talent.




CHARACTERS COME ALIVE - October 5, 2019

Books open a whole new world for students to explore and immerse in the priceless experience. Keeping this in view, a preliminary round of ‘Character Come Alive’ was organized for classes 1 and 2, on 5th October, 2019. Students were dressed up in their favourite book character and it was a delight to see them decked up in lovely costumes, giving vent to their creative geniuses. The stage looked vibrant with all the fictional characters come alive and fill the atmosphere with thrill. The little ones won hearts with their exuberance, enthusiasm and eloquence.




CREATING LEADERS - SALWAN MODEL UNITED NATIONS, SAMUN
October 22-23, 2019

Model United Nations (MUN) simulations are popular exercises for those interested in learning more about the UN. Students take on the roles of diplomats from different countries, representing their nation in discussions on a particular agenda in the conference. The event was instituted, keeping in mind to educate students about public speaking, debate, diplomacy, persuasive writing, and teamwork. Nearly 230 students from various schools of Delhi and NCR region attended this conference. The opening ceremony commenced with a scintillating Sufi dance performance which charged the atmosphere. Principal, Ms. Seema Malik addressed the young delegates and her words of wisdom motivated the participants and geared them up for the programme. The two days program witnessed various debates with multiple discussions which ended up with amicable solutions. The closing ceremony was honoured by the presence of Dr. Nandrajog, Principal Vivekanand College, Principal Ms. Seema Malik and Vice Principal Ms. Bhawna Puri. The chief guest addressed the delegates and congratulated them for their excellent contributions. The prizes were then distributed to the outstanding achievers of the event. The trophy for the Best School Delegation was lifted by Salwan Public School Gurugram and Salwan Public School Mayur Vihar. The members of the executive board and all who worked behind the scenes were felicitated for their hard work.

                   




TOWARDS TOMORROW - BOOK FAIR
October 14-17, 2019

"Knowledge is a seed that grows when you read"

A room without books is like a body without a soul. Books play a significant role in student's life. They are our best companions as they provide us knowledge unconditionally without asking anything in return. Understanding these qualities of books, a book fair was organized in association with Scholastic India. The fair was inaugurated by the school Principal Ms. Seema Malik. It saw an overwhelming response from students during the week and by the parents, on the day of PTM. By offering students a wide selection of books and related material it gave them an opportunity to read by choice and not by compulsion. Different activities viz Reading star, Book Mark Activity, Book Cover, Poster Making etc. were organised for students of classes 1 to 5 wherein they got opportunity to win book prizes.

                   




PRE-PRIMARY DIWALI - October 25, 2019

A Special Assembly was conducted by the young kids to celebrate the festival of lights. It started with a brief speech about Diwali. The mythological story behind the festival was well executed through a skit enactment of the return of Lord Rama at Ayodhya after 14 years of exile after vanquishing the forces of evil. The conclusion to the celebrations came in the form of song 'Pretty diyas light up the place'. The entire assembly was immaculately woven together by our young anchors. The teachers inspired students to take an oath to celebrate an ecofriendly Diwali.




HOUSE ASSEMBLY - October 25, 2019

Moving further with the celebrations, Gandhi House organized a special program for classes III to IX on October 25, 2019. The program began with the Gayatri Mantra and school prayer which gave a musical start to the event. Students presented news and discussed on contemporary issues followed by the thought of the day. A Hindi play depicting various scenes of Ramayana was staged by the students of class IX followed by a wonderful classical dance performance by the students of classes IV and V. At the end, a short play was performed by students of Eco club highlighting the issue of environmental degradation caused by the burning of crackers during the festival of Diwali.

                   




POSTER MAKING COMPETITION ON ‘SAY NO TO PLASTIC’ AND ‘HAND WASHING’

Realising the importance of Art as a tool to spread awareness amongst all for social / environmental issues, Art Department conducted Poster making activities on – ‘Say No to Plastic’ and ‘Hand Washing’.




NELSON MANDELA INTERNATIONAL DAY

Since 2009, Nelson Mandela International Day is observed on 18th July, as one of the UN observances. 2018 being the Centenary celebration of his birth anniversary, a procession and Mandela Katha Mala was organized on Wednesday, 18th July 2018 at India International Centre, New Delhi. Students of class XII participated in the same. The students learnt about the achievements of Nelson Mandela and also participated in interactive sessions. An Art Exhibition was also organised showcasing his accomplishments.




FM RADIO MAKING (24 JULY, 2018)

FM Radio making activity for class XII students has been started since 24.07.18. Students have attended two classes since then. In this process, they will learn (A) Process of tuning (B) How incoming signals are demodulated and hence retrieving of speech signal (C)How the speech signal is converted into audio signal using speaker.


ASTRONOMY ACTIVITY (24 JULY, 2018)

Since the strength of students in Astronomy club was 53 only, therefore in order to attract more students, Zero presentation was organized by SPACE technology and Education in School for students of classes I to IX. Students from classes III to V were introduced with the astronomy activities (A) Magnificent family of Sun (B) Mission to Mars (C) Earth's eye in space (D) Space Cafe and (E) Destination Moon and Planet. Students from classes VI to X were introduced with astronomy activities (A) Building Mega structures (B) Lunar settlement (C) Hydrobot (D) Universe in IR (E) Evening Rendezvous with the sky.


ECO CLUB - PLASTIC CONTROL (23 JULY, 2018)

Various activities were conducted under Eco club in the month of July. Plastic pollution was the theme of the month. An awareness drive was carried out in primary section by the eco club students. Students were motivated and given guidelines like not to bring plastic tiffin’s, bottles and carry bags etc. An uninformed RAID was conducted in which a considerable amount of plastic was recovered from students. Instructions were given to canteen vendor not to use plastic in any form. He has now switched over to wooden spoons in place of plastic spoons. Primary eco club students also prepared paper bags and dustbin liners to curb the use of plastic. Seeds collected by students as their holiday’s homework were submitted to Eco club which were further sorted and packed by eco club students.




INSPIRE SCIENCE CAMP, 2018 (23 JULY, 2018)

Inspire Internship Science Camp was organized from 16th July to 20th July 2018, at Shivaji College, Delhi University by Inspire Science Camp in association with Department of Science and Technology ( DST) ,Government of India, New Delhi. This programme was launched by Government of India to inspire intelligent and inquisitive students to pursue careers in Natural Science Streams and there by strengthen the National Science and Technology base in India.The scheme for Early Attraction of Talent (SEATS) aims to spot talented young students and motivate them to pursue science by providing a Science Inspire Camp for toppers in class X th Board Examination (95%) and above for ICSE who are understanding Science Education at class XIth level. It was the 3rd Inspire camp since it was first started in 2008. About 250 students comprising of 45 schools from all over Delhi were the part of this camp. The first 3 days students had interactive sessions with eminent mentors like Professors, Scientists and Doctors and also had hands on activities in the various fields of science. MENTORS Dr. S. K. Sarin. Director, ILBS is a recipient of Padma Vibhushan. He enlightened the students on how to be innovative. He spoke about importance of asking questions- Why, When and How? He advocated the students to be a Hybrid i.e. not to confine to one field. He insisted on being versatile. Dr. Annapoorni Subhramanium, gave a talk on Nanoparticles and Nanotechnology.Dr. B. Jay ram, from the Dept. of Bio Chemistry spoke about proteins and amino acids. Prof. Karmeshu Professor of Mathematics, D.U discussed about Probability.Dr. G. S. Sodhi from the institute of Forensic Sciences explained how this science is helpful in the investigation of Police. HANDS ON ACTIVITIES Chemistry Laboratory: Testing of adulterants in food, identification of ions Using flame test, and writing with invisible ink. Computer Science: Students developed their own apps using an online app developer website. Physics Laboratory: Practical related to spectroscopy and use of various instruments to learn about spectrums.

POWER POINT PRESENTATION - PLASTIC MENACE AND ITS CONTROL (24 JULY, 2018)

Plastic usage has become an integral part of our lives. But, since they are non- biodegradable waste and its usage is both a threat to our health and environment, a week long campaign “PLASTIC MENACE AND ITS CONTROL “ was carried out in school from 23rd JULY -28th JULY, 2018. During this week, class III students made DUSTBIN LINERS which can be used to collect dry waste to discourage the use of thin polythene bags while class IV students made PAPER BAGS from old newspaper, not only to avoid wastage of paper but also to discourage the use of plastic bags to carry things. The students not only enjoyed these activities but were also enthusiastic about learning eco- friendly alternatives to plastic. They also pledged to teach everyone around them how to make these but also to spread awareness about harmful effects of plastic usage to contribute their bit to make our environment clean and green.




IT WORK SHOP-SET (28 JULY, 2018)

The day was divided in to five sessions. First session started with the welcome address of Ms. Rashmi Malik, Principal SPS, Gurugram, where she discussed about various concerns of day to day activities and the responsibilities of IT department. In continuation Mr. Somay Kishore (STEM instructor at Techno Planet) took next session where participants were given the flavour of Python programming language. Third session was about accessibility tools available at Office 365. The tools discussed were undoubtedly very useful for teachers. All participants should share the free ones with all the colleagues. Last two sessions were taken by Mr. Bablani and the CEO, SET. They discussed about QS NET usage in schools and it's migration on Cloud. Day ended with the motivational words of Maj. Gen.(Dr.) R.N., VSM(Retd.) CEO, SET.


POWER POINT PRESENTATION - PLASTIC MENACE AND ITS CONTROL (23 - 27 JULY, 2018)

The activity ‘Plastic Menace and its control’ for grade 1 and 2 was conducted in the 4th week of July i.e. 23rd July to 27th July 2018 in their respective computer periods. They were shown a presentation with a movie clip to make them realize the effects of plastic being used in day-to-day life and how the EARTH is getting polluted by using plastic products. Around 220 students were shown the presentation to stop the further usage of plastic bags as much as they can. They were instructed to take the cloth bag or jute bag while going for shopping and ask their parents also to do the same. They were also requested not to throw the plastics in garbage, instead forward it for recycling. The aim of the above mentioned activity was to make them aware of how we are polluting our environment unknowingly and to avoid using the things that are harmful for us and our mother EARTH.




FILMS THE POWER OF SIGHT AND SOUND -INTACH (24 JULY, 2018)

Five students of class VII attended a workshop at INTACH, Lodhi Road under a two day training programme. Day 1 session was about appropriate selection of short film among the provided topics. It also revealed the intricacies involved in the process. Children were also explained about the steps to be followed while directing and editing the movies. The aim of second day of the workshop was to provide an intense training on shooting videos from different angles and editing through movie maker. The workshop was basically designed to bring the school students on a single platform and share the activities of INTACH about Indian Heritage. The two day workshop will equip the team to produce quality movies which will be further uploaded on FILMIT's website by January 2019. Last year our school received award for three films out of five.




WORKSHOP ON CLOUD COMPUTING (21 JULY, 2018)

It was a great exposure on cloud computing, it's types, SAAS, PAAS, IAAS, introduction of AWS and different services offered by it. The interactive session surfaced the difference between cloud implementation and in-premise servers with it's benefits. The resource person Ms. Heena Khan ( Cloud Architect, HCL) also revealed that in future there is lot of scope for cloud architects since only 3% of the companies across globe have migrated to cloud. She also told about the certifications which can be done to grab good industry jobs. In all the session was highly informative.




WORKSHOP CONDUCTED BY CBSE - SHALAKOSH,A digital initiative of MHRD (22 MAY, 2018)

Various Educationist, Principals, Computer teachers were invited to attend the launch of Shalakosh at SHIKSHA KENDRA, CBSE, PREET VIHAR. Mr. Ram Shankar –Joint Secretary(CBSE), Mr. Nirdesh(DOE),MHRD, Software experts from NIC (National Informatics Centreand people from Central Square Foundation introduced SHALAKOSH as an Extended U-DISE initiative of MHRD, which aims to create a single platform to meet the data requirements of all stakeholders in school education ecosystem. From the school Ms. Pooja Dhingra(HOD-IT) attended the workshop to understand and analyse the proposed system.


ROBOTICS WORKSHOP (04 MAY, 2018)

A workshop on robotics-hand generated car was organized at National Science Centre on 4 th may,18. Students of class 7 th & 8 th participated in the workshop. The aim of the workshop was to arouse interest in the field of robotics among the students. The workshop began with an interactive session on robots in which they were familiarized with the basic difference between machines and robots. After the session, they assembled a hand generated car themselves using the components provided. They enjoyed the session and felt motivated to attend more sessions on robotics at higher level in future.


SHOW AND TELL (24 APRIL, 2018)

Show 'N' Tell is a key aid to enhance the child’s language skills as it helps them to present structured language and build their confidence .It’s an opportunity for children to think ‘outside the box’. On April 24th the first show n tell activity was organized for the little kids of Nursery and K.G .The student exhibited confidence while performing on stage and narrated well- rehearsed lines on the objects of their choice .




VISIT TO IIT, DELHI (21 APRIL, 2018)

Students of classes XI and XII visited IIT Delhi on 21st April 2018 where children got rare opportunity to witness the Science and Computer Labs of IIT, Delhi. It started with the lecture on ‘Artificial Intelligence’ by Prof Mausam followed by another lecture ‘How 5G Technology Change our lives’ by Prof. Brejesh Lal. Different Technologies/ Experiments/ Demonstrations on Robotics, Virtual Reality, and Mobility Assistant for Visually Impaired and Glass Blowing were shown to the students. The aim was to showcase and demonstrate latest research, novel and innovative student projects and also to exhibit some of the most sophisticated S&T facilities available there. Students raised queries and cleared their doubts. It was an informative and enriching experience for the students.




EARTH DAY CELEBRATION (21 APRIL, 2018)

As a part of Eco-club, we celebrated Earth Day in our school premises. The topic for the Earth Day was Plastic-How to minimize its usage. Students were shown several short videos on saving our planet from the harmful effects of plastic and how dumping of plastics in the water bodies is affecting the lives of aquatic organisms and ultimately human beings .They were also told simple steps to withdraw the useof plastics from their daily lives. After this session, they were taught to make paper bags. Students made beautiful bags themselves and were self-motivated to use only paper bags. They not only participated enthusiastically but also pledged to make every effort to make our Earth plastic free and contribute in their own small way to promote sustainable living.




FIRE SAFETY DRILL (18 APRIL, 2018)

A fire safety drill was conducted for the school by the East Delhi Disaster Management Authority. As soon as the alarm was raised, the principal called up the Disaster management authority on 1077. The school building was evacuated. Rescue teams helped in the process and escorted the students towards the assembling area. School safety team checked the safety of the building. Police patrolling vans, ambulance and Fire Brigade came to the rescue of the people who had been hurt safely rescued and provided first aid and were then taken by the ambulance. The Fire officers showed the people how to use fire extinguishers. The mock drill was a success.

FIRST AID AND BASIC LIFE SUPPORT WORKSHOP (16 APRIL, 2018)

Dr. Abhishek Garg, a dynamic doctor with 10 years of experience from Yashoda Hospital along with his team, took a workshop for the staff members, educating and enlightening us about the First Aid measures that should be taken before help from a nearby Hospital arrives. It was a very informative workshop which guided the teachers about CPR, insect bites and other do’s and dont’s during an emergency. They also gave a hands on experience of CPR to all the teachers.




FIRE SAFETY WORKSHOP (13 APRIL, 2018)

A fire safety workshop was conducted for Class XII students. The same was administered by Mr.R.K.Yadav ADO Mandavli. Students were informed to identify the emergency situations and react accordingly. They were advised to stay calm during a calamity. Mr.Yadav apprised the students about the different types of Fire extinguishers and demonstrated the usage of “C” type of Fire extinguishers. A mock drill with students was conducted for the usage of fire extinguishers. The workshop was a learning experience and enlightened students regarding fire safety.


BAISAKHI CELEBRATION (13 APRIL 2018)

The festival of BAISAKHI was celebrated with full zest and excitement in the school. Children learnt the importance of harvest festival. They were dressed up in beautiful Punjabi traditional outfits .The Children enjoyed dancing on Punjabi beats and shared pop-corns with their friends. The aim behind the celebration was to make children aware of their culture.




MAGIC SHOW (6 APRIL, 2018)

A magic show was organized in the school on 6th April for nursery and K.G students wherein the magician swayed the students on his magic tricks. He had the children laugh and gasp in wonder at his tricks. The magician created a show that tested the minds of young students. Children had the pleasure of watching the amazing magic show.




WELCOMING THE NURSERY STUDENTS (2ND - 3RD APRIL, 2018)

The beginning of the session is a mixture of anxiety and excitement not only for a child but also the parents accompanying their ward to the school. The day marks the beginning of the most important phase of the child’s life. The new session for Nursery students began on 2nd APRIL’2018. The first three days passed with students getting familiar with their new surroundings and their friends. A Bunjee-jumping event was organized by the Early Childhood Department for the little ones. A warm and loving atmosphere with fun filled activities was especially created to make them feel happy and relaxed. The little ones enjoyed their first encounter with formal school and went back home with smiling faces.







CULTURAL BONANZA 2018

The Early Childhood Department celebrated a grand event "CULTURAL BONANZA " on 22nd December 2017 in the school premises with enthusiasm and zeal. The Programme commenced with the lighting of the ceremonial lamp by the esteemed grandparents in the presence of Honorable Director, Principal and Vice Principal. The programme began with Saraswati Vandana depicting obeisance to the Almighty. A glittering bonanza of skits on Clean India, Dances of Ganesha and a song depicting Indian Culture were presented by the K.G students. A Nativity play narrating the story of the birth of Lord Jesus Christ was also enacted by nursery children. The programme ended with Christmas and New year celebration wherein mesmerizing dance performances were put up by the students. The parents left with smiles on their faces after the exhilarating event. The Parents shared their feelings and expressed gratitude towards the school for providing such an opportunity to the young children to boost their confidence and showcase their latent talent.




TEACHERS’ DAY CELEBRATION 05-09-2017

On 5th September, 2017, Early Childhood Department celebrated Teacher’s Day, on the birth anniversary of Dr Sarvepalli Radhakhrishnan, for his contribution towards Indian Education System. Parents play an important role in providing basic education and shaping the children to be morally good citizen of tomorrow. They are the best teachers who help in character building and play a very important role in the lives of their children.The teachers helped them to understand that their first teacher are their parent. To express gratitude towards their parents, the students of Nursery and K.G. made cards for their parents.


DUSSHERA CELEBRATION 26-09-2017

To Keep the festive spirit alive, the Early Childhood Department celebrated Dussehra with zeal and enthusiasm. The Children came dressed up as Ramayana characters and spoke few lines on that particular character. They did art and craft and made puppets of Ravana. The Story of Ramayana was narrated by teachers to make them aware of our great epic. The Children were shown a movie on ‘Shravan’ and ‘Bal Ramayana’.The Teachers told students about the significance of Dussehra celebration that marks the victory of good over evil.


DIWALI CELEBRATION 17-10-2017

Diwali is the festival of lights. Diwali is celebrated all over India in order to welcome Lord Rama back home after his victory over Ravana. On this occasion, all the students of Class Nursery and Kindergarten decorated their class rooms with colourful rangoli and flowers. Children decorated Diyas with colours, mirror and glitters thus expressing their sense of aesthetics. Teachers made them aware of the ill effects of cracker bursting, and the excessive noise and air pollution that it causes.


Commemoration of 70th Anniversary of Independence and 75th Anniversary of Quit India Movement

Commemoration of 70th Anniversary of Independence and 75th Anniversary of Quit India Movement


MEMORIES OF AN AMAZING OUTING

MEMORIES OF AN AMAZING OUTING A competition on ' Memories of Amazing Outing' was arranged on 10th July' 2017 in Early Childhood Department wherein children shared their experiences of travelling with their family during summer vacation. They proudly shared their photographs and narrated their experiences of various places they visited during vacation. ‘Memories of an amazing outing’ was an informative and delightful event for the children.


SHOW AND TELL COMPETITION

SHOW AND TELL COMPETITION Show and Tell competition on ‘Seasons’ was organized on 21st July’17 for early childhood children with an aim to improve their oral skills and build confidence . Children talked about vegetables, fruits, clothes and objects related to their favourite season. Through this activity they not only improved their knowledge but enhanced their vocabulary.


SALWAN MODEL UNITED NATIONS

SALWAN MODEL UNITED NATIONS The Social Science Department of Salwan Public School, Mayur Vihar organized its very first edition of Model United Nations (SAMUN'17) at the institute level that provided a platform to students for debating international affairs, public speaking and critical thinking on August 18 and 19, 2017. SAMUN brought together over 150 students from all various schools across Delhi who were allocated different countries and parties for the participation in the deliberation. There were three committees: the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) discussing Combating Asymmetrical warfare of non-state actors with special reference to cyber capabilities; United Nations Human Rights Commission (UNHRC) deliberating on Protection of Human Rights in Armed Conflicts with special emphasis on Autonomous Warfare; and All India Political Party Meet (AIPPM) discussing on the need for urban land reforms with respect to Benami transactions (prohibition) Amendment Act, 2016 and Benami property (Prohibition) Act, 1988.
CLOSING CEREMONY/CHIEF GUEST Our Chief Guest, Mr. Nitin Tyagi, a member of Aam Aadmi Political Party representing the Laxmi Nagar Constituency, said that MUN's are a huge platforms for students to debate and discuss world affairs and pressed on the importance and promotion of youth parliaments across schools and colleges. It was indeed a real learning experience as besides being aware of the crisis prevailing at national and international levels, they brought in solutions, improved their communicative skills and made them more confident.


VAN MAHOTSAV 2017

VAN MAHOTSAV 2017 A workshop on seed bank and plantation was organized by the Environment Club of our institution in the school and the adjoining Smriti Van. The resource person, Mr. Jacob from 'WE PLANT (NGO) gave a presentation on the importance of planting fruit seeds to solve the problem of malnutrition and poverty. Students also expressed their opinions on how trees offer energy-saving shade that reduces global warming and creates habitat for thousands of different species. He encouraged students to plant seeds of amaltas, neem, mango and berries. The students planted fruit seeds/saplings in the school and the Smriti Van and took a pledge to take care of these plants.

SUMMER CARNIVAL


To beat the heat and enjoy the summer season ‘Early Childhood Department’organized a summer carnival for Nursery and K.G. children. On the first day, they brought summer fruits and shared their feelings on their favourite summer fruits. Thereafter they enjoyed making and eating sumptuous ‘fruit chaat’ along with their friends. To add to the mood and fervour, the next day, the children prepared lemonade to chill out in the summer. They learnt the process of making lemonade and enjoyed their drink. They also came in their best summer attire. Summer King and Summer Queen were selected from each section of Nursery and K.G classes.

Mother’s Day Celebration


Children of the ‘Early Childhood Department’ celebrated Mother's Day on May12, 2017 to show their respect and gratitude towards their mothers. On this occasion, children shared the lovely moments spent with their mothers and designed a card for them as a token of love and care.

Summer Art Camp Photographs


In Salwan Public School, we celebrated Mother’s day by conducting a greeting card making session with the children. Children expressed their love for their mother with the help of colors and their creative skills. We also sung a poem on mother and watched an interesting movie on the occasion. Children were asked to treat their mothers’ nice on ‘mother’s day’ and help them in the household chores.


Workshop/Professional Development Programme for Students

Mother’s Day


In Salwan Public School, we celebrated Mother’s day by conducting a greeting card making session with the children. Children expressed their love for their mother with the help of colors and their creative skills. We also sung a poem on mother and watched an interesting movie on the occasion. Children were asked to treat their mothers’ nice on ‘mother’s day’ and help them in the household chores.


Workshop/Professional Development Programme for Students

English calligraphy competition


English Calligraphy competition was conducted for students of classes I and II to know their caliber. This competition gave an opportunity to the students to hone their skills and excel in different inter school and intra school calligraphy competitions which will come ahead.


Workshop/Professional Development Programme for Students

Movie- Jungle Safari


We conducted a movie watching session of the award winning movie ‘Jungle Safari’. The children enjoyed the movie very much. It was pleasing to watch children enjoy how the animals saved the jungle from destroying. The sound effects made the movie a more entertaining for the children and children felt the aroma of wildlife in the space.


Workshop/Professional Development Programme for Students

Puppet Show


Summer season brings new vibrance and happiness in the surrounding. To beat the heat and enjoy every day to its fullest, we at Salwan Public school, Mayur Vihar conducted a puppet show and a magic show session in which children enjoyed a lot. The folklore of India was exposed to them and the children expressed their happiness by dancing on the tunes of the song.


Cycle Trip to Agra


Cycling is an important aspect of outdoor adventure sports curriculum of our institution. A two 2-day Cycle Rally was organized, wherein 30 students under the able guidance of the physical instructors peddled from Delhi to Agra, from 23th Jan to 24th Jan 2017 covering, a distance of almost 250kms. It was a historic moment for the school cycling club to go beyond themselves with great courage, and successfully complete their first step towards the awareness of how much their body can achieve with a calm mind. It was a challenging experience wherein the main objective was to inculcate a spirit of adventure/courage and test the physical/mental strength of the students. The cycling club doesn’t want to look back and are excited to move further.



COMMUNITY SERVICE PROGRAMME- BLIND SCHOOL


It is in our power to raise ourselves by Karma. And we believe that we can impact the society through our Karma. We have the power to help a child find a grand passion in life, to ask the critical questions and to live with compassion and integrity. Therefore, Community Development Programmes have become an integral part of our ‘ETHOS’ to engage our students in a culture of caring and sharing….culture of inquiry and ask why this and why, not that…… to seek Knowledge through ‘empathy and right action’, be it attending spiritual workshops of His Holiness Dalai Lama or raising of funds by students through selling artifacts at Teacher’s Sports Day or saving money in piggy banks for needy. They donated the funds raised to schools for underprivileged children. Our students of class XII re-defined the farewell ceremony and decided to serve the students of a neighbouring school for economically weak children. Keeping the continuity alive, our students and staff undertook the repair of the National Blind Youth Association Hostel an initiative to help the community at large through our KARMA (Duty) to ' give back' to the society. A team of teacher volunteers, students of classes X-XII and support staff visited the site and found that the building was in a deplorable state and there was an urgent need of repair of the building so that it becomes sustainable to live and breathe in. The team and the support staff cleaned the kitchen, dormitories, toilets, terrace, balconies, lawn, and stairs. The ‘Team’ completed the task whole-heartedly and face-lift the entire campus rather than mere touch –ups on the building. The entire building was repaired and painted along with the installation of new wooden racks and almirahs in Kitchen, dining area and dormitories. Tha's what we call investing in value education, to be inspirational, to prepare the students to shine not just at exams but also in life….to take teaching beyond the confines of the classroom, to purify our mind by selfless work.




CBSE VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT


Our institution organized a CBSE Volleyball tournament from 4th to 8th Oct. 2016 wherein 70 teams from school across Delhi participated under various categories. The main aim was to set a benchmark from young sports leaders, to showcase their grit, power and determination. Further doping and age verification tests were carried out to encourage fair play.

Platinum Jubilee Celebration of Salwan Education Trust


As part of Platinum Jubilee Celebrations of Salwan Education Trust, formal prayer meetings of various faiths were organized. Taking forward the spirit of secularism, ‘Gurpurab’--the Prakash Utsav of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji was celebrated on Friday, 11th November 2016 in our School premises. The students from classes I – XII recited shabads and participated in all the Gurpurab festivities organized in the school. This was followed by an array of soul rendering hymns in praise of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji by Ragi, Bhai Jasbir Singh ji, from Ponta Sahib Gurudwara. The auspicious day culminated with the distribution of Kadaah Prasad and serving of Guru ka Langar. To continue with the fervor of the Platinum Jubilee Celebrations, Christmas was celebrated on 23rd Dec. 2016 in the school premises to mark the birth of Jesus Christ, the Messiah. Rev. Bishop Collins graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. The students sang carols and performed a Nativity Play.

SALWAN CROSS COUNTRY RUN 2016


The 22nd edition of Salwan Cross Country Run, 2016 was organized at Army Equestrian Centre, Brar Square on Sunday the 6th Nov.2016 wherein over 52,000 students including 2500 visually impaired and intellectually challenged students from all across India participated under various categories. The aim was to reach out to the student community at large and inspire them through the inspirational power of running, to re-unite the student community through sports and integrate the visually impaired/intellectually challenged children with the mainstream.


“Weather Forecasting and Satellite Observation through Super Computer -NCMRWF ”


A visit to NCMWRF was organized by computer department for the students of classes IX to XI. About 53 students along with computer faculty visited the same. National Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting (NCMRWF), NOIDA is a center of excellence in weather and climate modeling under the Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India. On the occasion of the foundation day of the Ministry of Earth Sciences, NCMRWF is organizing an exhibition during 28 July – 03August 2016. The exhibition mainly focused on the advance technology used for weather prediction viz. Mathematical Models of Weather, Satellite Observations, and Super Computer etc. (through poster presentations, short documentary film and interaction with the scientists.) Light refreshment and memento had been arranged for the attendees


National Pollution Prevention Rally


A rally within school & nearby residential areas was organized by the primary students of class 4 & 5 along with the students of Eco club on 5th Dec 2016. The students prepared various attractive & informative banners for the rally showing their creative and artistic talent. The aim was to sensitize the students as well as the public about the needs and ways of preventing pollution. The students first took the pledge to sensitize others and themselves to reduce pollution for improving their environment and then took the rally in nearby SFS (PKT C & D) colony. They were encouraged and cheered by the residents. Some of the students also enlightened about the National Pollution Day and its importance. The students participated actively and enthusiastically in the rally and pledge to make effects to reduce pollution to make earth a better place to live in.


“Professional Training at Microsoft –Gurgaon”


A visit cum lecture was organized in Microsoft India Cyber City Gurgaon. Microsoft Corporation India is one of the fastest growing subsidiaries of Microsoft Corporation, the worldwide leader in software, services, and solutions. The resource person Mr. BhupinderNayyer from Microsoft discussed about the Windows Phone Store features which havemore than 300,000 apps and games. He further informed thathundreds more features are added every day.The students of classes IX, X and XI participated in this fun filled session .


AWARENESS PROGRAMME


As part of the eco club initiative, a rally, on ‘SAY NO TO CRACKERS’ was carried out by the students to sensitize the students about the growing menace of air pollution and its health hazards. The students carried out the rally by holding placards with slogans like Say No to Crackers, Boycott Chinese goods, use Indian goods with the purpose to spread the message of celebrating eco-friendly Diwali by decorating their homes with flowers, rangoli and lighting only potters made earthen diyas and candles.

“Google’s Webranger 2016”


In an effort to promote a safer Internet experience for young users across the country, Google India organized a workshop Google “web ranger” at Mount Abu School, Rohini Sector -5. As part of the India Digital Literacy and Internet Safety Campaign, Web Rangers aims to empower teens to promote the safe use of the Internet among peers.2 Teachers along with 2 students participated in the workshop. It was an enriching experience for students as well as faculty.


WORKSHOP ON MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCE


The SET workshop on Multiple Intelligence was conducted on 25th May 2016 in Multipurpose Hall at SPS, Rajinder Nagar. The resource person, Ms. Dolveen Bhatti started the session with the discussion on the need of workshop and different styles of learning and emphasized that all three of them-Visual, Auditory and Kinesthetic should be included in our classroom teaching. The session progressed with types of intelligence found in a person given by Howard Gardener and emphasized that we should cater the children of different intelligence types in our classroom teaching. It was followed by different fun games and activities and a lesson plan was prepared by each group to assess their understanding of the topic addressed. It was an informative, educative and interesting workshop which will help us in planning our lesson plan to cater to the needs of children with multiple Intelligence.


KIDS FOR TIGERS


As part Eco club initiative, (Kids for Tigers) KFT Teacher’s Environmental workshop was organized at IIC, on 27th July 2016 wherein in the inaugural address, Ms. Aarti Verma showed an audiovisual BACK TO NATURE to explain the need to save tiger to maintain balance in nature. The video also emphasized that children should stop thinking negatively about animals and need to connect with nature and love them as its integral part. The film also showed tigers and other animals in captivity in zoos, circuses, enclosures, theme parks etc, and how their body parts are used for illegal trading. The workshop also enlightened students on the History of Conservation in India by Mr. Bikram Gerwal for the early Vedas to Mauryan and Mughal emperor to the East India company till present day times. Overall, it was an enriching thought provoking and wholesome learning experience and motivated all teachers to work actively to sensitize children to love nature and animals to bring about action and change for future generations.


CYBER SECURITY WORKSHOP


The special unit for women and children of Delhi Police conducted a special session in our school to educate students about cybercrime-The ‘Go to School Initiative- Protecting Children on the Internet’ seeks to educate students about do’s and don’ts while using the internet. A majority of cyber cases go unreported as children fear telling it to others while some fail to understand that someone is misusing their profiles on social media. Due to this, a significant number of children end up being a vulnerable target,” said Mr.Lungphu, Sub Inspector Special Police Unit for Women and Children (SPUWAC).During the sessions, talk that include lessons on cyber safety while using social networking sites was discussed with the children. The students were also provided with information about different helpline numbers that they can dial when in trouble. The sessions also helped in creating a bond between children and police officials.


THE JOY OF LEARNING


The exhibition ‘The joy of learning based on Early Childhood Education philosophy of Loris Malaguzzi, Reggio Emilia, Italy was held from 16th Dec. to 30th Dec 2016 at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, Mansingh Road, New Delhi. The exhibition was inaugurated by Mr. Lorenzo Angeloni (His Excellency, the Ambassador of Italy) and Mr. Harpal Singh (Chairman Emeritus- Fortis) who appreciated the unstinted efforts put in by the institution to channelize quality educational techniques and beliefs to facilitate all round growth of children for effective learning process. At the root of this exhibition, lies a strong interdisciplinary and intercultural concept of technology, knowledge and learning that guarantees equal rights of expression and listening to head, heart and hands. The exhibition was witnessed by over 24000 educationists, teachers and parents across India. A two day conference was also conducted wherein Ms. Marina Castagnetti, pedagogist from Reggio Children, Italy shared her views on the new dimensions of early childhood education.


TEACHER’S DAY


In order to commemorate the birth anniversary of a great teacher Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishna, Teacher’s Day celebration was organized on 05th September 2016 at ICCR Bhawan, Delhi. The faculty presented the Sand Art display followed by the folk songs and dances of India. The cultural events put up by students and teachers was appreciated by the distinguished guests and parents. The teachers were also awarded for their contribution towards excellent CBSE results for the session 206-17.

BRITANNICA QUIZ


Our institution in association with Encyclopedia Britannica organized the first Inter-School Britannica “Know For Sure” Salwan Open Quiz competition during the month of February. Mr. Vikas Sharma renowned quiz master Head of Marketing and Communications, Encyclopedia Britannica, hosted the quiz which was witnessed by students and teachers of the school across Delhi. Six teams (classes VI -VIII) were shortlisted based on a written test to face each other in an exciting and interactive live quiz. The teams which made it to the final round were Convent of Jesus and Mary, DPS, R.K Puram, Arwachin Bharti Bhawan Sr. Sec. School, National Victor School, Salwan Public School, Mayur Vihar-3, Evergreen Public School. The team from the convent of Jesus and Mary bagged the first prize.


LEADERSHIP TALK


In our endeavor to learn from the masters’, a leadership talk for the students was organized wherein NASA Engineer Dr. Heather Paul shared amazing developments in science, technology and engineering that underpins the aerospace industry and the efforts of NASA to manage both human and robotic missions to space. Students learned about the life support designs for next generation space suits that astronauts will wear as they explore places such as the Moon, Mars, or an asteroid. In her presentation, Dr. Paul shared about the rigorous training that an astronaut undergoes and highlighted the importance of teamwork for a successful space mission. It was an inspirational and mind expanding experience for the students which ignited passion and the potential of career opportunities in the sciences and engineering.



INVESTITURE CEREMONY - 13th May 2016


Students of today are the visionaries and torch bearers of tomorrow; school is trying to develop the responsible human beings with leadership qualities, a grand Investiture Ceremony for the Students Council 2016-17 was held on May 13, 2016 at Salwan Public School, Mayur Vihar This was the most awaited event for the students. Their responsibilities were towards the maintenance of utmost discipline in the school and to assist teachers in their pursuit of excellence

The Chief Guest Rt. Commander Ashok Kumar Dua pinned badges and administered oath to the newly elected leaders of Students Council Primary, Middle, Secondary and Senior Secondary, who were elected through voting system.




SHOW AND TELL COMPETITION- 28th April 2016


Good Habits & Manners are very important, it teaches us how to behave in different occasions of life. To inculcate good manners, Show and Tell Competition was organized for K.G classes. Students talked about various good manners and good habits which they should develop among themselves to build a good character. They talked about good table manners, uses of three magic words and how to take care of cleanliness of their body. They used different props to support their topics. This competition helped boost their self-confidence and gave them a chance to overcome stage fear.


FRUIT CHAT MAKING ACTIVITY- 19th APRIL 2016


To encourage good eating habits K.G. students took part in fruit-chat making activity. Children brought uncut fruits for the same. Under her guidance and supervision, children mixed the fruits, chat masala and few drops of lemon juice and prepared yummy fruit chat. Later ,they distributed the chat among themselves and enjoyed the treat. It was a group activity. They learnt to help each other, engage in equal distribution, sharing and caring. They were happy to participate in this activity and develop confidence in preparing fireless cooking recipes.


RED DAY CELEBRATION- 18th APRIL 2016


Red is the warmest of all colours. It symbolizes love, life and vitality. Red is also the related to this colour.Nursery students dressed in red coloured dress and took part in the show and tell Activity. They brought their favourite things in red colour and spoke few lines on it. Students were excited to show their red coloured belongings. This activity helped to build concept of the topic and children learnt through fun filled activity. colour of power and courage. The children enjoyed the day by doing fun activities




BAISAKHI CELEBRATION-13th APRIL 2016


The Children celebrated Baisakhi with great zeal and enthusiasm. Teachers explained to the children the importance of harvest festival.Baisakhi being not only a harvest festival it is also an auspicious day when Guru Gobind Singh established the 'Khalsa Panth'. Students came in traditional Punjabi attire enjoyed dance with Punjabi beats and shared popcorn with their peer group.Schools had a great role and responsibility of making children aware of their tradition and culture.




PUPPET SHOW- 11th APRIL 2016


Story telling through puppets is always fun for kids. A puppet show was organized for Nursery and K.G students in first week the of the new session (2016-17). Puppeteers narrated story about friendship through animal puppets. Children thoroughly enjoyed watching the story unfold before them. Puppeteers also presented a musical dance show of puppets. Children had the pleasure of watching and being involved with the enthralling puppet show. They went home with having learnt some valuable lessons through the show.




WELCOMING NURSERY STUDENTS- 1st , 4th & 5th APRIL, 2016


The beginning of the session is an important time for knowing our students, and helping them get comfortable in their new environment and with one another. The new session had begun on 1st April 2016 . The day began with the Ganesha Puja where Nursery children participated, followed by the distribution of sweets, chocolates and toffees by the educators. A soothing atmosphere was created fostering smooth transitions, positive informal encounters, and social interactions among the new children and society within the classroom and the school. Furthermore the surprise visit of Chota Bheem to classes made the children more amused. The First three days were light and passed in knowing each other. Third day, children were given balloons to kindle the memories of one more year of their early childhood lives. The unceasing energy, the giggles, the innocence, the honesty and the curiosity of our children is what made our school a special place to be.





29th March 2016


Early Childhood Department conducted an orientation programme for the parents of class Nursery on 29th March ’16.The programme was organized to give an insight to the parents about the curriculum and teaching methodology followed in school during the academic year.

The speaker of the day, Ms Simmi Srivastava, founder and director of ‘Kathashala’ focussed on how story telling is a wonderful medium to educate our next generation .She emphasized that story telling is a tool for teachers and parents to understand the mind and context of a child and relate to each learner’s personalized needs.




Workshop by Ven Kendro - 23rd January 2016


On 23rd January 2016, Salwan Public School MV-III organized a workshop on ‘Peaceful living, happiness and Values of Humanism’. Ven. Sangye Khadro (Kathleen McDonald), a senior American nun practicing Buddhism was the guest speaker for the day.

She narrated herearly childhood experiences that drew her towards Buddhism and directed her to embrace the chosen path for life. She expanded on the significance of two attributes- kindness and gratitude, to attain true happiness in one’s life.The talk was followed by a brief Meditation and the Question –Answer session.




SET Workshop for Montessori Faculty - 8th January


A SET workshop was organized by Salwan Montessori School Gurgaon at Multipurpose Hall in SMS Rajender Nagar.  The workshop started with the Introduction by Ms. Kiran Kapoor, the Coordinator of SMS Rajender Nagar. The first session was on “Celebrating your Genius” related to developing multiple intelligences by Moushumi Bose, Head, Salwan Montessori School,Gurgaon. After that there was a session by Ms. Simi Srivastava, Master Storyteller and Founder Director of Kathashala, the talk was all about creating a Magic of Reading. Lastly a demo session of a day was given by SMS Gurgaon followed by a short test to ascertain participants learning outcome. The workshop concluded with a thank you note by Ms. Jaswinder Kaur, Coordinator GD SMS Rajender Nagar.







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