‘To learn a language is to have one more window, to look at the world.’
TheGerman Cultural and Literary Fest, ‘Deutsch Jamboree’was organized byK.R. Mangalam World School, G.K-II in collaboration with Goethe Institute, Max Mueller Bhavan, on Friday, July 26, 2019.With over 150 participants from 8 schools of Delhi-NCR, the day was indeed momentous to celebrate.
The event commenced with the lighting of the ceremonial lamp. This was followed by the inaugural dance which was a fascinatingfusion of multiculturalism, beautifully presented by the endowed dancers of the school. In her welcome address the Principal,Dr. Sangeeta Arora,accentuatedupon the school’s role inbroadening empathy, cultural outlook and a holistic vision towards the development of each child. A euphoric rendition, ‘Jetzt Geht Es Los’,was presented by the school’s zestful performers which left the audience enthralled.The dignitaries from Gothe Institute, Max Muller Bhavan, appreciated the efforts of the students and motivatedthem with their words of wisdom.
The guests for the event,Ms. Veronika Tarazinskaja and Ms. Vibhuti Sukhramani,Goethe Institute, Max Mueller Bhavan, New Delhi, presided over as honorary judges for the competitions that were organized as a part of the event.
After the formal announcement of the event to be open,students from various schools enthusiastically participated in competitions like LACHEN IST GESUND(a comedy skit), MUSIK MARATHON (song & band) and KOCHEN MACHT SPAβ! (preparing a German dish).
The program, concluded with the much-awaited prize and certificate distribution ceremony wherein the dignitaries felicitated the outstanding achieversfor their commendable performances. K.R. Mangalam World School, G.K-II bagged the first position and passed on their rolling trophy to DPS, Noidawho secured the second position. The eventful day concluded with the valedictory function in which Ms. Swati Kalra Singh, the Head of German Department, proposed the vote of thanks.The program culminated with the rendition of the national anthem.
A counselling session was conducted in K.R. Mangalam World School, G.K-II,on July 24,2019,by the school council members and prefects of classXII.The girls of classes VIII to XI participated in the session.The interaction was called on for sensitizing the students about the harmful effects of excessive use of social media and the impact it has on their lives.Gracey Sachdeva,the Head Girl,strongly emphasised that girls should be aware of the pros and cons of using Instagram, WhatsApp, Facebook etc., sharing photos and important information about themselves. She also encouraged the girls to take a step forward and voice out their problems and share it with their immediate close ones. The school counsellorshared her views regarding the same and made an appeal to all the girls that courage is the fire that can help one fight for their self-esteem.
REPORT OF NTSE WORKSHOP
Opportunities must be wrested and worked for, with perseverance and determination
The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), established by the Government of India aims to bring about qualitative improvement in school education and identify and nurture talented students and award them with scholarships. NTSE is the national level scholarship exam which is conducted for students of Class X each year.Planning a methodological way to prepare and crack this exam is vital.
Keeping up with the same a workshop was organized by K.R. Mangalam World School, G.K II on 18 July 2019, for the students of Class X.The workshop was conducted by Mr. Deepak Singh,Director, ntsescholars.com. He gave the students an insight of the NTSE exam. This session was a boon for the students as it would help them to carve a niche for themselves in this competitive world and gain an edge over others.
REPORT OF CAREER COUNSELLING WORKSHOP
Imagination is the beginning of creation
Design is a journey of discovery and this century belongs to creativity and innovation. The engagement to shape the future has become intense and pervasive. Every aspect of life demands a new perspective, a new approach and new solutions. To experience constantly the better, young designers work with a greater thrust. Keeping up with the same a workshop on ‘Design as a Career’ was organised on July 16, 2019 by K.R. Mangalam World School, G.K-II for the Humanities stream students of Class XI. The workshop was conducted by Ms. Meenakshi, Administrative Head, Trendz Academy, New Delhi.
The resource person emphasised on the fact that the world of business and industry requires people with fresh perspectives. Hence specialised training combined with creative strengths will be the best sought-after combination in the job market.All that the student needs to do is assess if he or she has the instinct and passion for an offbeat career, and then they can pick the preferred domain and seek mentoring to realise their dream. She also discussed with the students about the various types of courses on Design and as to how they can prepare and crack the exam to get admission into a particular designing institute. The workshop ended with students asking queries related to the various career options in the field of Design. It was an informative session.
REPORT OF STREAM SELECTION WORKSHOP
Decisions are the toughest thing to make especially when it is a choice between where one should be and where one aspires to be. K.R. Mangalam World School, G.K. II remains committed in helping every learner trudge their own path into the threshold of the future. In pursuit of the same, the school organized a workshop on Stream Selection and Career Counselling for the students of Class X, on July 16, 2019.he workshop was conducted by Ms. Ruby Saurahkiafrom RAYS Career which empowers Students & Young Professionals. They emphasized on the fact that education is just not the harbinger for sustenance but it is also about pursuing the true essence of one’s life.
The motto of the workshop was to help the students make informed decision. The session covered various facets of career choice and its determining factors such as aptitude and interest, availability of opportunity and inherent potential. Urging the students to believe in their strengths and follow their passion, the resource people also threw light on the various skills required for pursuing a particular career, and how a combination of such skills is essential for success in a field. Further the students were introduced to the various career paths available under the categories Humanities, Science, Commerce, Vocational Skills and new careers based on competitive exams. It was indeed an enriching experience for all the students.
REPORT OF WORKSHOP
Communication is the lifeline for any relationship
K.R. Mangalam World School, G.K-II organised a workshop on July 13, 2019 to enhance the professional development of teachers. The workshop was conducted by sister Sangeeta,a member of the Brahma Kumaries Rajyoga Centre,G.K-II.The theme of the workshop was to take a positive step towards building strong relationships.Sister Sangeeta enlightened the teachers about the importance of learning to appreciate similarities and respect differences.She emphasized on the fact that honesty is that quality which helps to change our energy and perception of others towards us. The workshop ended with a meditation session.It was a learning and enriching experience.
K.R. MANGALAM WORLD SCHOOL, G.K.II,organized a workshop on Deworming Awareness Campaign on Friday July 12, 2019, for its Pre-Primary and Primary students, to understand the effectiveness of using Deworming tablets and protecting us from various diseases.
Also a quick share of learning was discussed by Dr.Seema Das as she talked about the relevance of hygiene and cleanliness as the key to good health and healthy mind. The guest also talked about various bacteria and viruses that attack us due to dirty hands and eating dirty, uncovered and roadside food and how we can protect ourselves from diseases.
The workshop was very informative and everyone learnt the “Happy Hands” technique of cleaning your hands in six steps. The Deworming Campaign is scheduled for 8thAugust 2019 in School covering age groups from 1 year to 14 years followed up by round up on 16th August 2019.