Workshop on Mathematics and Science was conducted in Mahatma Satyanand ji Activity Hall .The workshop commenced up with the mathematics park delivered by Mr. Kirandeep Singh Tiwana. He is working as mathematics teacher in a govt. school, Ludhiana. He discussed various problems a child is facing while studying mathematics.
After that, Mr. Jaswinder Singh , ‘Jaswins’ continued with workshop. He is working as a professor in physics in Patiala. It was his 1040th workshop . He shared basics of science through his experiments. The knowledge he was having regarding the content was remarkable and the way he shared it was appreciable.
WORKSHOP ON MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE
An orientation programme was conducted in Mahatma Satyanand Munjal Activity Hall. Colonel Amarjeet Singh, an eminent personality in the pedagogical field was the resource person. He stressed upon that one must harness his/her abilities and knowledge to elevate the quality education. Experiential learning is always permanent. He sensitized the teachers to work on “Why”. He quoted various examples to explain this. He stated various methods to make the learning permanent. Teachers shared their experiences. The whole session was lively and energetic. Resource person narrated his own wonderful experiences. He suggested the ways to enhance the attendance in the classrooms. He shared his success story with a happy note, session was concluded.
An Orientation programme by Colonel Amarjeet Singh
Yoga session was conducted for the teachers of Primary and Middle Block in school auditorium. The resource person was Mr. Roshan Lal Arya from Ved Prachar Mandal. The resource person enlightened the teachers about the importance of yoga. Under the supervision of resource person teachers did Sukshma Vayaams, Pranayam and Meditation. The resource person also explained how yoga can help us in increasing our physical and mental ability at our work place
Yoga Session ||1st June to 8th June ||
Mrs. Sarita Sharma, trainer from Ignited Brains conducted a workshop on Abacus & Vedic Mathematics. She made the teachers aware about wonders of Abacus and Vedic Mathematics and how it can be useful for the students to do the calculations faster. She also urged the teachers to see that the students should use the techniques learnt in these classes in their daily Maths.
Workshop on Abacus and Vedic Mathematics
“Tobacco Companies Kill their Best Customers and Once You Start; Its Hard to Stop…”
BCM School observed the World No Tobacco Day to highlight the health risks associated with the use of tobacco and implementation of policies to ban its consumption. To generate awareness on this issue, the students of classes VI and VII made a human logo of ‘No tobacco’ to ban tobacco products across the world. Students of Health Club delivered a speech on tobacco use in India, its effects on the nervous system, on our academics and social life and on our health. Principal Mr. D.P. Guleria told students that awareness and a conscious effort to stay away from tobacco products must be today’s youth’s mission and vision.
WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY CELEBRATION II MIDDLE WING II
VISIT TO ORPHANAGE
To help the children develop amongst them the divine qualities of gratitude and service towards others, the community club took the initiative of visiting the Mother Teresa Orphanage Home near Jalandhar bye pass, Ludhiana. To give the students a first-hand experience of witnessing the harsh realities that have strike the unfortunate section of the society,20 students were accompanied by 2 teachers to the place on May 29, 2019.Students distributed eatables and drinks, sang songs, danced and played games like Ludo, chess and cards with the residents of the orphanage. Upon their return , the students seemed humbled at heart with beautiful memories of praying with them and an awakened sense of service to those in need.
VISIT TO ORPHANAGE ||SECONDARY WING ||
Cambridge English Qualifications are in-depth exams that make learning English enjoyable, effective and rewarding. It is an exam for school-age learners that help them to prepare for higher-level English language qualifications. Students of BCM School Sec 32A passed different levels of Cambridge Exam with flying colours. Students who got highest marks were felicitated with certificates in a special assembly.
BCMITES SHINE IN CAMBRIDGE ENGLISH EXAM
PLAY ON NO TOBACCO DAY BY BUDDY GROUP
Buddy group members enacted a short play based on drug addiction on 29 May,2019.. The play gives a loud and clear message that how drugs make a person cold hearted & emotionless and how his rational thinking is overpowered by the lust for drugs. This message was successfully conveyed by the impressive performance given by the students. The play was appreciated by the school Principal.
PLAY ON NO TOBACCO DAY BY BUDDY GROUP
COOKING WITHOUT FIRE
With an objective of developing culinary skills among students and to encourage in them a hospitable attitude towards their families, especially towards their mothers in kitchen,Interhouse cooking without Fire Competition was conducted for the classes of IX & X on May 27,2019.
Students participated enthusiastically and earned appreciation of Principal Sir and judges who enjoyed tempting snacks and drinks prepared by them.Beas House was the winner and Satluj House bagged the second position.
COOKING WITHOUT FIRE ||SECONDARY WING ||
BCM kindergarten Chandigarh Road celebrated ‘Founder’s Day’ on 24th May with a special assembly to mark the 102nd birth anniversary of founder Mahatma Satyanand Munjal Ji. In the morning assembly students of UKG threw light on the achievements and life history of beloved Bauji. Kids also spoke ten rules of ‘Arya Samaj’ and performed Hawan. LKG kids filled colors in the pictures of flags of Arya samaj. The students wearing sashes and holding palcards with ‘OM’ written on them welcomed everbody.
FOUNDER'S DAY CELEBRATED||KG||
Colours are a beautiful & delightful way to convey and communicate emotions & symbolize ideas. To teach colours and to make the tiny tots of Nursery understand the significance of colours in life BCM Kindergarten Chandigarh Road celebrated Colour’s Day on every Saturday in the month of April & May. On these days the children came dressed up in the colours meant for the day and brought fruits and eatables of same colour. The attires of the teachers and decoration in sync with the respective colour gave a vibrant ambiance to the campus.
COLOUR 'S DAY CELEBRATED ||NURSERY ||
A week long celebration was held at BCM School, Chandigarh Road to mark the Founder's Day and birth anniversary of revered Mahatma Satyanand Ji Munjal. The students remembered their beloved Mahatma Ji by participating in a plethora of activities organized in different wings of school. An Inter class competition of reciting Golden rules of Arya Samaj and Inter House competition of chanting Vedic Mantras was conducted in the Primary Wing. Students from Middle Wing created beautiful photo frames adorning self made portraits of Mahatma Ji and greeting cards. Students from Senior Wing wrote Vedic Mantras in beautiful hand. On the eve of Founder's Day the staff and students participated in a Mass Hawan seeking blessings of Gods and Mahatma Ji. On 24 May an Exhibition depicting life journey of Mahatma Ji was displayed in O.P.Munjal Conference Hall.
During a special morning assembly student s featured a PPT about life of Mahatma Ji and shared his favorite Bhajans and thoughts.
The celebrations came to a heart touching closure in Mata Thakur Devi Hall where the students presented a choreography 'Human Empowerment'. The school Principal Mr. D.P.Guleria and Executive Director LBCM Dr. Prem Kumar shared their emotions with nostalgic memories about Mahatma Ji. Sh. S.K.Mehta Advisor LBCM shared his 54 years journey with Mahatma Ji. The event culminated with vote of thanks and National Anthem.
Mahatma Satyanand Ji Munjal’s birthday is celebrated as Founder’s day. Students commemorated his 102nd birthday with aplomb. They participated in a plethora of activities. First they participated in Mass Hawan. They also made beautiful greeting cards, photo frames and photo hangings. Later on, their creativity was displayed in an exhibition on Mahatma Ji’s birthday.
FOUNDER'S DAY ACTIVITY II MIDDLE WING II
Fun filled activities for the kids in school not only give a break from the mundane routine but also bring children close to each other. Keeping the same in mind ‘Splash Bash’-A pool Party was organized in BCM Kindergarten Chandigarh Road for the students of NUR. The fun, frolic and excitement started as soon as the little ones arrived dressed in their colorful swimming costumes. Different swings and colorful umbrellas gave a rich ambience to the venue of the party. The kids had splashes of laughter while enjoying in the swimming pools. The day ended with lots of fun.
POOL PARTY ||NURSERY ||
A tray holding activity was conducted for the students of LKG to teach them the lesson of self-dependence and art of hospitality. The little ones were given training of holding a tray and offering a glass of water. Children really enjoyed the activity and felt confident about themselves.
TRAY HOLDING ACTIVITY || LKG||
International Day for Biological Diversity focuses on biodiversity as the foundation for our food and health.The day has been proclaimed to increase understanding and to spread awareness about biodiversity issues.Bridging the gap between books and biodiversity in a unique manner students of classes I to VIII of BCM School Sector 32 celebrated this day with poise. The day started with the Nature’s pledge where students took pledge to follow 5 R’s in the morning assembly. Later they participated in different activities like reduce, reuse and recycle activity, collage making and poster making on topic “Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health”. They also went for nature walk to understand biodiversity in a better way. They focused on to spread knowledge and awareness about the dependency of food system, nutrition, health on biodiversity and on healthy ecosystems. Principal Mr. D.P. Guleria appreciated the students and told them to be more sensitive towards the environmental concerns.
INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY
With a vision to guide the students about different career options the school organized an interactive session for the students of XI and XII Science Stream in which the Principal of the school Mr. D P Guleria briefed the students about different courses, diplomas, bachelor degrees and professional degrees after class XII. He further guided the students about the entrance examinations, their patterns and how to prepare for them. He advised the students not to be in the rat race of going to coaching institutes and believe in their own abilities.
Live Skype session was organized between the BCMites of classes XI and XII and the students of University of Queensland, Australia. They exchanged views regarding “Global War on terrorism “.Partner students in Australia veiled up the various policies of Australian government to protect their country from terrorism. Indeed it was a very knowledgeable session for the BCMites. It gave them a chance to widen up their horizons and it even instilled a sense of internationalism in school curriculum. International learning and knowledge propelled BCMites towards acceptance and understanding of an array of different cultural and community perspectives
SKYPE SESSION BY MUN CLUB
‘’A good story can imbibe the right values in the most impressionable age.’’ Keeping the same in mind BCM kindergarten Chandigarh Road organised ‘Story Telling’ session for the kids of UKG from 15th May to 21st May. Mothers of students acted as the resource person & narrated the stories in a very interesting way while giving loud face expressions, interesting voice modulations & making use of appropriate props. The children found the session to be very interesting as they enacted certain characters and promptly answered the questions raised to them. The story while teaching a wonderful moral ‘let’s Live Healthy’ was indeed a great learning experience for the little BCMites.
STORY TELLING SESSION||UKG||
BIO DIVERSITY DAY CELEBRATED BY BCM
Environment protection Club conducted a rally demonstrating the importance of “Clean and Green environment “with the main motive of sheltering the birds from the scorching heat in the summer. Pots were distributed among the people in the streets by the students to keep water for the birds. One street play was also conducted highlighting the adverse effects that pollution has on the ecosystem in today’s time .Practical solutions were given to people to cope up with these problems from the basic level.
BIO DIVERSITY DAY ||SECONDARY WING ||
Bio-diversity refers to the sum total of diversity that exists at all levels of biological organisms. It is being threatened by over exploitation of resources and pollution.
In order to make students aware about the importance of “ Bio diversity Day” , Eco Club conducted following activities:
Students of class I were taken to school garden for a nature walk where they were shown different plants and flowers. To make the students understand the value of ‘Reduce- Reuse-Recycle’, a best out of waste activity was conducted for classes II & III. Class IV & V participated in Collage making competition showing diversity in plants and animals.
An orientation programme was conducted at BCM SCHOOL, Chandigarh Road for the parents of Grade I.The parents were made familiar with the curriculum, rules and regulations, co- scholastic activities and examination pattern of the school. Detailed information about the learning parameters and learning methodologies was provided to the parents. Executive member of BCM Alumni Association, Dr. Abhinandan, was also present on the occasion. He urged the parents not to give stress to the students for academics in the changed atmosphere. He shared his experiences and association with the school. School counsellor gave tips to parents on good parenting. In an interactive session Principal D.P.Guleria addressed the parents and resolved their queries. He highlighted the importance of moral values and made the parents aware that same practice is also going on in the school. He insisted that these kinds of orientation programmes should be conducted to update the parents about the system of the school. Parents and school go hand in hand for the overall development of the students.
Aditi Sharma (V-C) and Samarth Singh (IV-A) eemerged as Class toppers among all sections of class V and IV respectively in DSSL Quiz conducted by BYJU’S learning App. They were awarded with a school bag by BYJU’S.
Annual day forms an integral part of our school activities. It is an occasion of celebration, felicitation , feast and festivity when students present not only their wonderful performance but also receive honours for their curricular achievements . The annual day 2018-19 was organized on January 26 alongwith the celebrations of Republic day. The celebration began with the ‘Guard of honour ‘ followed by March past and Band show . Lt. General Gurdarshan Singh Shergil was the esteemed Chief guest. Sh. S.K. Mehta Ji (Manager BCM School, Dr. Prem Kumar(Executive Director Education , LBCM Foundation), Dr. Monika Sethi(Principal , BCM College) and Principals of Sister concern also grace the occasion. The ceremony of Prize distribution began with kindling of lamp and a floral welcome of the chief guest. Principal Mr. D.P. Guleria extended a warm welcome to all the dignitaries present. The perfect synchronization of dance moves , music , light and vibrant costumes mesmerized the audience. BCMites showcased their talents through welcome dance , choreographies , Rhythmic and Artistic Yoga and Bhangra. Choreography on cleanliness and Indian Army were the show stealers.
The Annual prize distribution was a pride of Honour for all the winners and achievers of the session 2017-18. The students were awarded prizes for academic excellence. The chief guest for all praised for the show.He congratulated the school and the winners and advised the students to attain the winning spirit and unflinching zeal throughout their lives. The event ended with the vote of thanks and National Anthem.
Keeping the festive spirit alive BCM Kindergarten Chandigarh Road celebrated Dussehra with great enthusiasm and energy. A special Assembly was organized on the day where the kids spoke about the importance of the festival. A movie was shown to the depicting story of Lord Rama and Ravana. Students took part in different activities eg. Kids of LKG filled colors in the picture of Ravana whereas students of Nursery and UKG used colored papers and sticks for making the effigy of Ravana with the help of teachers .Principal Mr DP Guleria appreciated the efforts of students and conveyed that this festival comes with an edifying message that good always triumphs over evil.
The Indian Air Force Day is celebrated on 8 October. The Indian Air Force is the air arm of Indian armed forces. Various celebrations are organized across the country along with parades at the airbases all over India. In Middle Wing to enhance the knowledge of the students about Indian Air Force “Thank you Message Writing to the brave Indian Soldiers’ activity was organized. All the students participated with great enthusiasm.
Children expressed their love and respect for their teachers by exhibiting their creativity at its best in the Greeting Card Making activity organized for the UKG students. Students used different colors, drawings stones and stickers to beautify their creations. students dedicated these cards to their teachers. The efforts of the children were highly appreciated by their respective teachers.
In Punjab School Zonal Badminton Tournament U-14 Boys team won silver medal. This competition was held at Guru Nanak Stadium.
Following the guidelines of CBSE, to be a part of “Vigilance Awareness Week” which is organized by Central Vigilance Commission every year during the last week of October to coincide with the birth of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel on 31st October, BCM School 32-a Chandigarh Road has been observing “Vigilance Awareness Week” from 30th October to November 4, 2017. To sensitize the students about the issue various activities have been conducted on the theme “My Vision-Corruption Free India”. In a pledge ceremony students took “Integrity Pledge” and “RASHTRIYA EKTA DIWAS PLEDGE” in the morning assembly. Students of classes IV and V showcased their concern on the issue through Slogans, Cartoons and Essays on the theme “Corruption Free India and “Role of IT in making India corruption free”. A Debate Competition was also conducted for classes VI to VIII on the theme “Ethical practices in organizations bring down corruption”. Students of IX to XII had Elocution on ‘How can Value education contribute in controlling corruption”. Students were made aware of this social evil and how they can contribute in eradicating the same. Principal Mr. D.P.Guleria applauded the efforts of the students and urged that it is the need of the hour to permanently ingrain these ethical values in the minds of students to save the country from the clutches of Corruption.
Mehak Verma(8-E) and Raunak Mahajan (7-E) received a cash reward of Rs. 500 , a set of books and certificate in the competition by Prerna Peeth.