It’s festival of lights today.
It’s again the day of Diwali
It’s time to dress up folks
It’s time to adorn the thali
To create the festive ambience in school premises, a plethora of activities was organized for the students of classes I to V. The activities were organized as under.
Class I: - Clay Ganesha
Class II: - Accordion Diya
Class III: - Paper Lantern
Class IV – V Inter House Rangoli Competition, Anti Cracker RallyChildren participated in all the activities enthusiastically. Vibrant colours of Rangoli emerged as expression of joy and happiness. Students of classes IV & V took out an Anti-Cracker Rally to spread word not to burst crackers and to celebrate Diwali with candles, sweets and non-polluting green crackers. They also took the pledge for the same.
DIWALI CELEBRATION || PRIMARY WING ||
BCM kindergarten Chandigarh Road organised Sandwich Making Activity for UKG kids. Students brought bread slices, salad, butter and jam etc. from their homes. Apart from learning the skill of making a sandwich the children also learnt the chapter of self –reliance. It was a novel and good learning experience for the young ones.
SANDWICH MAKING ACTIVITY ||UKG ||
Under the ‘Tu Mera Buddy’ campaign, initiated by Punjab government, Slogan writing activity was conducted in the middle wing. In which students actively participated to highlight the ill effects of drugs. They showed their determination to create awareness among the students regarding the growing menace of Drug Abuse/ Addiction and protective measures to curb its influence at personal and collective level.
BUDDY ACTIVITY || MIDDLE WING ||
World Food Day is a day of action dedicated to tackling global hunger. World Food Day was established in honour of the founding date of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Launched in 1945. The theme of this year is “Our Actions are our Future” and Healthy Diets for a “Zero Hunger World”. To sensitize students about the importance of food, a power Point Presentation on ‘Stop Food Wastage’ was shown. Health Club Members went in different classes to tell students about the importance of this day and Healthy Diet.
WORLD FOOD DAY || PRIMARY WING ||
The festival of Diwali was celebrated in BCM Kindergarten Chandigarh Road with great enthusiasm. The children attired in colorful attires added vitality to the day. The little BCMites hailed Deepwali by enthusiastically taking part in diya & candle decoration activity planned for the day. The teachers also told the students about the relevance of this festival & advised them to have green & safe Diwali. The Principal, Mr. D.P. Guleria wished them a happy and safe Diwali.
DIWALI CELEBRATED || KG ||
To stimulate the knowledge and to foster a healthy competition among the little BCMites, BCM Kindergarten Chandigarh Road organized a ‘Quiz Contest’ for the students of UKG class. The four teams comprising of 3 students each duly titled Mind Bogglers, Bright Sparks, Master minds, Quiz Magicians competed with each other. The quiz was divided in 7 rounds i.e. General Awareness, Whose Who, Audio-visual Round, Around the World etc. They tried to outperform each other to become the winners. The audience comprising of parents were elated to see their child’s performance. Certificates were given to the winners and books were given as souvenirs to the participants. Principal D.P. Guleria appreciated the efforts of the teachers and students.
G.K QUIZ || UKG ||
The liitleBCMites of LKG were thrilled to be a part of vibrant and energizing Solo Dance Competition organized on October 16,2019. Almost 20 shortlisted students took part in the final round of the competition while giving a tough challenge to each other. Participants came in colorful attires and swayed & tapped on the melodious tunes. The audience comprising of the parents of the participants was left spellbound with the energetic moves of the contestants. The winners of the competition were given certificates and books were given as souvenir to the participants. Principal Mr. D.P. Guleria appreciated the efforts of the students.
DANCE COMPETITION || LKG ||
‘An Expert’s Lecture’ under British Council Activity was organized on the topic ‘Natural resources and Vegetation’, in the Middle wing. The expert, Ms. Pushpa Angrish (TGT-Social Studies), familiarized the students of class VI with Natural resources and vegetation in India, Canada and Nigeria with the help of PowerPoint Presentation. Students’ previous knowledge was assessed during ‘Brain Storming’ session which was followed by lecture session wherein they were provided ample information about different types of natural resources & their importance, human made resources & their proper use, and natural vegetation in the countries understudy. The young minds were also encouraged to take care and conserve them. They took it as their responsibility to avoid wastage of our natural resources.
BRITISH COUNCIL ACTIVITY : NATURAL RESOURCES & VEGETATION II MIDDLE WING II
Dreams transform into thoughts and Thoughts result into action.
These golden words of Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam have inspired thousands of youngsters in our nation. The students of BCM School Chandigarh Road are not an exception. The enthusiasm of the students of middle wing was revealed in their celebration of Dr. Kalam’s birthday. They wrote his biography describing not only his life history but also his achievements and ideals in the betterment of Nation and also the most popular Ten Commandments. Principal Mr. D.P. Guleria motivated students to take inspiration from such personalities as it will help them to shape their future in a better way.
CELEBRATION OF DR. A.P.J KALAM'S BIRTHDAY II MIDDLE WING II
BCM kindergarten Chandigarh Road organised Sandwich Making Activity for LKG kids. Students brought bread slices, salad, butter and jam etc. from their homes. Apart from learning the skill of making a sandwich the children also learnt the chapter of self –reliance. It was a novel and good learning experience for the young ones.
SANDWICH MAKING ACTIVITY ||LKG||
International Girl Child Day celebrated
October 11 is celebrated as “International Girl Child Day’ since 2012. It is celebrated to call attention towards the different issues faced by the girls under 18 years of age. The main goal of celebrating the day is to help every girl child in the world have the same rights of education, nutrition, medical care etc. To make the students aware of the day and its importance various activities were conducted. The day started with a special Morning Assembly which included PPT, Song, Speech and Thoughts on the significance of the day. Various other activities and competitions marked the day. In class IV a ‘Poster making competition’ and in class V a ‘Poem Recitation competition’ was organized. An Inter House Hindi Declamation on the theme ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ was conducted in classes VI to VIII wherein Sutlej House emerged as winner. Students conveyed a message to save girl child to save humanity through beautiful posters and heart touching poems and speeches.
To keep the festive spirit alive BCM Kindergarten celebrated Dussehra with great enthusiasm and energy. Students enthusiastically took part in different activities organized for the day i.e. kids of UKG drew picture of Ravana, bow & arrow and filled colors in the drawn pictures & the students of Nursery and LKG made the images of Ravana by cutting and pasting the colored papers. Principal Mr. D.P. Guleria appreciated the efforts of students and conveyed that this festival comes with an edifying message of the victory of good over evil.
DUSSEHRA CELEBRATED || KG ||
The greatness of a nation & its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated _ Mahatma Gandhi.
‘World Animal Day’ was celebrated in
WORLD ANIMAL DAY CELEBRATED ||KG ||
World Animal Day is celebrated across the world on 4th October, first started in 1931 at a convention of ecologist in Florence, Italy. The purpose of World Animal Day was to highlight the predicament faced by endangered species. The Eco Club celebrated this day with great enthusiasm to make children aware about the difficulties faced by these endearing creatures. They threw light on the difficulties faced by animals and ways to improve their condition and also to save the endangered species. Principal Mr. D.P. Guleria emphasized that Animals play a diverse array of role in our lives. They not only provide support and enrich our lives but also give companionship and make us better human beings.
WORLD ANIMAL DAY II MIDDLE WING II
TO commemorate the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi –the father of nation, different activities were organized in BCM Kindergarten Chandigarh Road. The students of Nursery made spinning wheel using ice-cream sticks and stickers. Kids of LKG & UKG drew and coloured the picture on the theme ‘Swatch Bharat ‘. The teachers also invoked the little BCMites to keep the surroundings neat & clean.
GANDHI JAYANTI CELEBRATED || KG ||
Students of class IX Harman,Gurleen,Garima,Harshita and Shreya brought laurels to the school by participating in Katran-Best out of waste competition in which they got II Position out of 250 students from different renowned schools of the city which was organised at Ryan International School Ludhiana.
‘KATRAN’-BEST OUT OF WASTE
For every child story telling is a beginning towards appreciation of literature and building up vocabulary besides acquiring education. Stories are but a window to moral principles which help children to develop their own ethical values. To incite curiosity and the love for reading stories among children, a story telling competition was held for classes IV and V as part of Inter House Activity. First round was conducted by the class in charges. One best student from each house from every class was selected from second round. House mentors conducted the second round and selected one student from each class of their respective house for the final round. Finalists prepared stories based on moral values. They presented the stories beautifully with their gestures, voice modulation and different props. The judgement was done on the basis of theme, confidence, presentation and fluency.
In class IV Arshdeep Kaur from Ravi House bagged I prize.
In class V Vanshika from Ravi House bagged I prize.
Overall winner: - Ravi House
INTER HOUSE STORY TELLING COMPETITION || PRIMARY WING ||
As per the guidelines of CBSE, to observe Swachhta hi Sewa Campaign launched by Hon'ble Prime Minister BCM School, Chandigarh Road organized a plethora of activities. Students took Shramdaan by collecting the biodegradable & non-biodegradable waste in and around the school campus, which was further sent for recycling. Taking an active approach against the use of plastic, "An Expert's Lecture" was organised in which students were acquainted with the use and reuse of plastic, types of pollutions caused by plastic and how to manage the plastic waste with the help of a PPT and videos. The young learners exhibited the spirit of going against the plastic in ‘Debate’ on the topic "Plastic is boon or bane". The students manifested their arguments over the blessings and curse of plastic to mankind. Thereafter, the students conceptualised their gained knowledge about plastic in activity "Model Making" which highlighted the harmful effects of single use of plastic and its alternatives. The students also wrote different messages using different calligraphic styles and spread awareness about the harmful effects of plastic in ‘Slogan Writing’ activity. To sensitize the students of Primary Wing about the need and importance of personal hygiene and sanitation, a PPT was showcased by the students of class XI & XII, in which they demonstrated how to take care of body parts. Two skits highlighting the important role played by the sweepers and IV class employees of the school were also presented which made the students realize their responsibility to keep the surroundings clean. Swachhta logo has been displayed at different venues inside the school campus to promote a high degree of awareness with messages against Single Use Plastic.
SWACHHTA HI SEWA CAMPAIGN AT BCM SCHOOL
As per the initiative taken by CBSE ( Cleanliness Drive for Swachh Bharat- Swachhata Pakhwada), students of class III were sensitized for ‘ Personal Hygiene’. Students from classes XI and XII explained the importance of personal hygiene and keeping the surroundings clean through PPTs and short skits. Ways to maintain personal hygiene were also illustrated. Students were also motivated to keep their classrooms clean. They were also made aware about their responsibility to keep the surroundings neat and clean. Students also took a pledge to keep their environment neat, clean and healthy.
CLEANLINESS DRIVE (SWACHHATA PAKHWADA)
Punjab District Yoga Championship was held at BVM School, Kitchlu Nagar in which U-19 Boys team & U-17 Girls team bagged GOLD Medal, U-14 Boys team Bagged Bronze Medal
PUNJAB DISTRICT YOGA CHAMPIONSHIP II MIDDLE WING II
Origami competition was organized for the students of UKG in BCM Kindergarten Chandigarh Road. Aim of the competition was to develop creativity among students. Kids exhibited creativity and dexterity in skillfully folding & cutting the paper. They made beautiful pieces of art like shoes, ladies purse, Japanese fan etc. The competition was judged by Mrs Sonia Malik. Winners were given certificates and participants were given books as souvenir by the Headmistress Ms Pragati Kapoor.
Name of the Students
ORIGAMI COMPETITION || UKG ||
In U-17 Category Tanmay Tomar of VIII-C bagged bronze Medal and In U-14 catetory Jatin Arora of VIII-D bagged Silver Medal in PUNJAB School DISTRICT BADMINTON TOURNAMENT held at BCM Arya Model Sr. sec. school.
DISTRICT BADMINTON TOURNAMENT II MIDDLE WING II
Story telling competition was organized for the students of LKG in BCM Kindergarten Chandigarh Road. This competition provided an ample opportunity to the kids to exhibit their narrative and descriptive skills. The participants narrated different stories like Value of Zero, Monkey and the Cap seller, The Foolishness etc. The parents acting as audience appreciated the efforts of the participants. The students used different props & charts to make the stories lively. The winners of the competition were given certificates by the Headmistress of school. Principal Mr D.P. Guleria appreciated the efforts of the students and teachers.
STORY TELLING COMPETITION ||LKG ||
Tiny tots of nursery of BCM kindergarten Chandigarh Road enjoyed a rhythmic splash as they enthusiastically took part in the Hindi Rhyme Recitation competition to celebrate Hindi Divas. The children looked cute as they rippled and swayed in accordance with the musical tunes of the poem. The winners from each section were given certificates by the Headmistress of the school. Principal Mr. D.P Guleria while congratulating the kids on Hindi Divas appreciated the efforts of the students and teachers and also opined that Hindi is not just a language, it’s our identity so we should not only love but also respect this language.
HINDI DIVAS CELEBRATED||KG ||
“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge”
Teachers play a major role in making their students responsible citizens of tomorrow and good human beings. Teachers’ Day is celebrated to show our acknowledgement and recognition to the hard work put in by the teachers. To mark the importance of the day, a Greeting card making Competition and an Article Writing Competition on the theme my Ideal Teacher were conducted in classes I to III and IV & V respectively. The students showcased their talent through beautiful cards and thoughtful articles.
TEACHERS’ DAY CELEBRATION || PRIMARY WING ||
Hindi Diwas is observed every year on September 14 to promote Hindi Language.Secondary block of the school also commemorated this day to acknowledge the importance of our National Language. Students House council members of secondary block delivered speeches in Hindi in school assembly to showcase the significance of the language and also urged the student not to forget its worth.
HINDI DIWAS CELEBRATED ||SECONDARY WING||
Hindi Diwas was celebrated with great fervor in the Middle wing . As a part of observing ‘Hindi Diwas’ and to show their appreciation towards the National Language students participated in Calligraphy.
HINDI DIWAS CELEBRATION II MIDDLE WING II
Cleanliness is next to Godliness. As the saying goes, we, human beings must take steps to keep our surroundings clean. As per the guidelines by CBSE Board school observed Swacchta pakhwada for fortnight in which students actively participated in plethora of activities. They participated enthusiastically in Letter writing activity in which they shared their views on how they maintain cleanliness around them. They also participated in cleanliness drive and checked the cleanliness of their classrooms and corridors.
ACTIVITIES UNDER SWACCHTA PAKHWADA II MIDDLE II
Readers Club of Secondary wing organised an activity named,’Repair and Maintenance of torn books. ‘Reader’s Club members of secondary wing participated in the activity by extending their contribution to recondition the torn pages. They also covered frayed, edges and fixed broken bindings.Through this activity students learnt the importance of maintenance of books which is an invaluable treasure of knowledge.
STUDENTS RECONDITIONED TORN BOOKS OF THE LIBRARY||SECONDARY WING ||
A quiz functions as an informative feedback device allowing the students to see where they are excelling or need more focus. Wild wisdom quiz, an online quiz was conducted to check the knowledge and understanding of the students to create awareness towards protection of environment and save wild life.
WILD WISDOM QUIZ II MIDDLE WING II