Celebration of Hindi Diwas in BCM School, Chd. Road
On account of ‘Hindi Diwas’, Hindi Department of BCM School, Chd. Road organized various competitions for the students. BCMites rejoiced as they celebrated Hindi Diwas with enthusiasm and fervour to emphasize the importance of Official Language of our country. A special morning assembly was oraganized to mark the importance of the country’s most widely spoken language. Students of all blocks participated in a plethora of activities consisting of Doha Gayan, Achman Mantra Recitation, Kavita Gayan, Ramayan ki Chopayeeyan, Kahavton se Kahani, Doha Lekhan, Slogan Writing, Bhashan Pratiyogita, Biographies of authors and poets etc. Aradhya of class I and Reyansh of class II mesmerized the judges when they recited dohas written by Kabir ji and Tulsidas ji with confidence and beautiful expressions. Nandika of XI Arts A recited heart touching poem to show her love and respect for pride of our country “Hindi”. To make the event fun filled and interesting, there was a round of riddles and puzzles also. The event was an initiative to make the students respect and learn the importance of our official language – ‘Hindi’. Students from all the blocks participated in this event enthusiastically. Principal D P Guleria conveyed his wishes on this auspicious day by saying that Hindi is an unbreakable part of India's culture. Hindi has been a unifying force for the whole nation for centuries and we should protect it and respect it.
Following the guidelines of CBSE under the title Poshan Maah', an interaction session on the day of PTM, was held by secondary wing students for students and their parents on 10.9.2022 with the view to spread the awareness about the balanced diet and various components that a balanced plate must include.
In this, the parents were asked for the foodstuffs they usually have for their breakfast, lunch and evening snack and the
balanced meals, consisting of common Indian foodstuffs, and healthier alternatives to the junk food were suggested.
Following the guidelines of CBSE and POCSO Act 2012, an awareness session was held for students of class 5. The objective of the session was to provide age appropriate awareness about sexual exploitation and safety steps to be followed in case of any undesirable and inappropriate situation. Students were also taught about gender equality and to respect the other gender.
Awareness Session on Body safety rules- Good touch -Bad touch
An endeavor to impart motivation among the students, BCM School Organized a Motivational lecture for senior secondary students in the school auditorium. Acharya Vagish – A great philosopher and a thinker shared his views on the critical analysis by human mind. Mr. Suresh Munjal (trustee member BCM Foundation), Mrs. Monika Dua (Principal BCM College of Education), Mr. D.P. Guleria (Principal BCM School 32 sec.) were also present at the moment. Swami Vagish motivated the students to choose the path they love and gave tips to comprehend the difference between Information and knowledge. He cited lifelike examples for better understanding of the life skills. Also, he encouraged the students to follow the path of spirituality in the wake of Vedic Culture. At the end of the session an interaction round was conducted by him to satisfy the queries of the students.
National Sports Day is always celebrated in BCM School, Chandigarh Road with great zest and zeal. This year was no exception. Integrating Fit India Moment, initiated by Honourable Prime Minister Sh. Narinder Modi, in the celebration of National Sports Day, BCMites took out a rally to encourage public in large to take up sports and make it an integral part of their lives while emphasizing on the importance of being fit and healthy. Mr. D.P Guleria, school Principal flagged off the rally by giving a message to students that Sports is not just training, but it is a culture that needs to be promoted and there is no better place to do this than schools. A special morning assembly was conducted to make the students aware about the life history of legendary hockey player Major Dhyan Chand, whose birthday is celebrated as National Sports Day. Students were encouraged to make games & sports an integral part of their life. Inter House Sports Quiz and Fit BCM Quiz were organized for the students of different blocks. Sutlej House emerged as winner of Inter House Sports Quiz. Students of Primary Block also participated in Intra Class Chess Competitions. They also enjoyed fun games in the classes. Class V students penned down the life history of Major Dhyanchand through colorful bio-sketches. All the students participated in these activities with full enthusiasm & vigor. The main motto of these activities was to raise awareness about the values of sports: discipline, perseverance, sportsman spirit and teamwork.
Celebration of NATIONAL SPORTS DAY in BCM School, Chandigarh Road
HUBS OF LEARNING II POEM RECITATION COMPETITION II
PUNJAB SCHOOL ZONAL VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT U-14 GIRLS
“ The art and science of asking questions is the source of all knowledge.”
BCM School Chandigarh Road organised Inter house Science Wiz Kid for the students of middle wing. Students enthusiastically participated in the first round wherein their basic knowledge was checked. Later on shortlisted participants were adjudged by the house mentors for the selection of final round. Students were scrutinised on the basis of their knowledge. 3 students from each house participated in final round where in their knowledge was tested in various rounds like riddles, trivia, picture & rapid fire. Beas House comprising Arpit Goyal of VIII F, Nishant Bhatt of VII C & Aarush of VI C bagged first position. Principal D P Guleria motivated the students to keep on enhancing their knowledge by participating in such activities.
SCIENCE WIZ KID II MIDDLE WING II
BCM School Chandigarh Road Organises Career Guidance Session
With an objective to guide the students about various latest treding careers and help the students in making right career choice after school, BCM School Chandigarh Road Ludhiana organised a career guidance session for the students of class IX & XI on August 24, 2022 in school auditorium in which Mr Prabal Moudgil from Wonder School Chandigarh highlighted many unexplored career options and told about world class colleges & universities.He conducted many activities, cited examples and narrated stories to bring home the idea of choosing right career for joyful, satisfactory and prosperous life.The students asked questions during query session.
The Principal of the school Mr DP Guleria suggested the students to remain cautious while making career choices and thanked the resource person for the valuable guidance given to the students.
The department of school education and literacy has initiated "Bhasha Sangam" a celebration of linguistic diversity under the program"Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat" which marks the appreciation of the unique Symphony of languages of our country. To familiarise the students with simple dialogues in all the 22 languages under schedule VIII of the constitution of India, different activities were conducted from August 24 to 27. Students participated in these activities enthusiastically and learnt to respect linguistic diversity of our nation.
"BHASHA SANGAM" Celebrating the Linguistic Diversity of India
Students from classes III to XII participated in Decorous Art Festival - 2022. In this Inter School Event Japleen Kaur of VII C and Radhika SIngla of VII G bagged Ist position in 3D Dangler Competition and Rachit of class III C got IInd prize in Mask Making Competition. Congratulations to the winners and concerned teachers.
Decorus Art Festival - 2022
A shloka enchantment Competition was organised by USPC Jain School under Hub of learning activity on August 22. Laksh Jain of class IV and Harleen Kaur of class II brought laurels to school by bagging 1st and 2nd position respectively. Harleen Kaur was also given a special prize for her confidence.
SHLOKA ENCHANTMENT COMPETITION
Olympiads help students to find their weaknesses and strengths to work on. A good number of students from BCM School Chandigarh Road participated in the SOF Olympiads. Vaishnavi Mehta of Class VI D outshone the other participants and secured 2nd International Rank by scoring 59/ 60 in International English Olympiad (IEO). She was awarded with a silver medal & a Gift voucher of 1000 rupees. She is also awarded with Medal of Distinction for securing 16th Zonal rank in National Science Olympiad (NSO) and Medal of excellence for securing 1st school rank in International Maths Olympiad (IMO). Principal D.P. Guleria congratulated them for their great achievement and motivated others also to stretch their limits to achieve new heights.
WINNER OF SOF OLYMPIAD
Krishna Janmashtami was celebrated with full fervor at BCM School, Chd. Rd.
‘Sweeter than honey, tastier than curd, pleasanter indeed than any happiness and joy is the company, is the power of the name of Krishna’
To seek the blessings of Lord Krishna, Janmashtami was celebrated by Students of BCM School, Chandigarh road with mirth and joy. The day indicates excitement, euphoria and a joyous spirit of enthrallment. To celebrate the extraordinary bond between man and the Almighty, students took the opportunity to participate in a plethora of activities. BCMites from classes I to X participated in flute & poster decoration, crown making, poster decoration of Lord Krishna, Geeta Saar writing, rangoli making , mono acting, colourful Matki decorations etc. The spirit of festivity was enhanced in a special morning assembly in which students sang melodious bhajans, danced on the tunes of flute and enacted Krishna leela. They also discussed the importance of The Geeta in present scenario. The purpose of the flamboyant celebration was to inculcate value of sharing and respect in the students.
School Principal D.P. Guleria blessed all the students on this auspicious day and gave them the message to look ahead instead of reminiscing in the past.
KRISHNA JANAMASHTAMI CELEBRATION
BCM School Chandigarh Road celebrated 76 th Independence Day of the nation with much aplomb. The saffron, white and green balloons soaring up in the sky spread the message of patriotism and unity. The Chief Guest of the event, Brigadier Mastinder Singh SM (retired after 34 years of service) unfurled the tricolor and received guard of honour by NCC cadets
who marched past in an outstanding parade.
Manager Dr. Prem Kumar and Principal Shri D.P. Guleria escorted the Chief Guest for flag hoisting and thereafter recitation of national anthem.
A kaleidoscopic cultural extravaganza was presented by the students including a heart touching choreography depicting soldiers’ life and poem by Deepika of Class 11. The flexibility and melody of the children in Yoga performance mesmerized the audience.
The Chief Guest in his address said that first of all we should bow down to freedom fighters that put everything at stake to make this country free. Wishing everyone a Happy Independence Day, he said that unity in diversity means a lot.
Dr. Prem Kumar said that this generation is fortunate that they are born in a free India and they are saved from horrors of freedom struggle and partition. Now it is our responsibility not to repeat the mistakes made in history safe guard nation’s freedom.
Principal Shri D.P. Guleria while wishing all the guests on Independence Day said that children are the future of the country; they will take the country to new heights by carrying forward the glorious traditions of our country. The grand celebration concluded with vote of thanks, reciting national anthem and distribution of sweets among staff & students.
AAZADI KA AMRUT MAHOTSAVA
We celebrate Independence Day on August 15 every year but this year we commemorated 75 glorious years of Independence as “75 Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. Students were wrapped up in fervor of patriotism when they participated in a plethora of activities. Students of class I and II recited Patriotic Poems depicting true meaning of freedom. A “Role Play Competition” was conducted for the students of class III to V. Students enacted as different freedom fighters and bring them alive with their powerful presentations. Students also learn to draw national symbols and Flag hoisting scene. Students were made aware about the significance our freedom and Unity in Diversity of our country.
BCM School organised an interactive session for the students of Medical stream. BCM alumni Dr. Ridhima and Dr. Dewakshi Thakur were the guest speakers. Dr. Ridhima Gandhi cleared the myths of students about medical stream and guided them to balance the studies and routine life. She give tips on time management and stress management. Dr. Dewakshi Thahkur discussed various career options in medical stream other than MBBS, BAMS, BHMS and BDS stc. The guest speaker took up the students queries at the end of the session. It was very informative and motivating session for the students.
EXPERT LECTURE BY DR. RIDHIMA GANDHI & DR. DEWAKSHI THAKUR
BCMites celebrated Teej with great zeal
Students of BCM School, Chandigarh Road celebrated Teej with glee and euphoria. The festival is celebrated to mark the bounty of nature, arrival of rain and greenery surrounded by wonderful social activities. Clad in traditional Punjabi attires, students of classes VI to X danced to the tunes of traditional Punjabi songs and enthralled everyone with their captivating performances. Students also participated in singing competition in which they sang folk songs of Punjab comprising boliyan and tappe and mesmerised the audience with their melodious voice. Principal D P Guleria wished the students on the occasion.
BCMites celebrated Teej with Great zeal
Ek Bharat shreshth Bharat an initiative taken by CBSE, aims to enhance interaction and promote mutual understanding between people of different states UTs through the concept of states/ UTs pairing. In the same direction Punjab is paired with Andhra Pradesh. To acquaint the students about the culture and heritage of Andhra Pradesh an Role Play Competition was conducted for the students of class 5 where they shared some interesting facts about the food, dances, dresses and festivals of Andhra Pradesh very confidently in front of the audience.
EK BHARAT SHRESHTH BHARAT*
Students of BCM School Chandigarh road brought laurels to the school by winning Model Making, Quiz and Poster Making competition in an Inter-School Social Science event ‘HumanitiWorks’ held at Delhi Public School on August,04 &05, 2022.The event was organised to accelerate the talents in our
BCMites Gleam at Inter-School Social Science
VIVECK VASWANI INSPIRES BCMITES TO PERSUE CREATIVE CAREERS
Mr. Viveck Vaswani – (Actor, Producer, Director & Dean for School of Contemporary Media, Pearl Academy) had an interaction with the senior students of BCM SCHOOL Chandigarh Road. Accompanied by Mr. Ankur Jain (Director) for GUS Global Services (Academic Partner to UPES Dehradun & Pearl Academy) & Mr. Sumit Wason – Sr. Manager for GUS Global Services (Academic Partner to UPES Dehradun & Pearl Academy), Mr. Vaswani guided the students about creative careers and inspired them to gain skills and knowledge for success. He shared his life experience how his parents motivated him to persue his passion instead of opting for a safe and lucrative career. He added if one is truly passionate, success is bound to come.The interaction wound up with students’ queries answered by the speaker and concluded with the national anthem.
VIVECK VASWANI INSPIRES BCMITES TO PERSUE CREATIVE CAREERS
With an objective to help the students to know the skills ,Character traits and values required to be a successful businessman, the school organised an expert lecture for the students of class XI Commerce on the theme "Journey of Success" by Mr. Gaurav Goyal, a renowed businessman of Ludhiana. In his lecture Mr. Goyal shared his personal experiences and few inspiring stories to bring forth the real meaning of overrated word Success. He also highlights various myths prevailing in our society about success. The concept of short term success, long term success and life time success were also well briefed to the students. Mr. Goyal also mentioned how success is closely associated with happiness and further inspired the students to develop a habit of remaining happy. It was a fruitful session as the students not only felt motivated and inspired to achieve success but also learnt life lessons to be happy individuals.
SEMINAR ON JOURNEY OF SUCCESS
'“Creativity is just connecting the thoughts and spreading awareness.”
To infuse the idea of enthusiasm in the young minds, BCM SCHOOL organized an Inter-Class Origami dresses Making Competition for the students of XI Arts on 26th July 2022.
This fun-filled activity unleashed their creativity on paper a message to learn and follow. The students worked enthusiastically and experimented with different ideas to flaunt their artistic imagination. They created dresses using innovative ideas to make them look more interesting. Such activities teach students the most valuable lessons of life in relatively less time and at the same time keeps their competitive spirits high.
ORIGAMI DRESSES MAKING COMPETITION
On July 26 in the year 1999, the world witnessed bravery of Indian Army when we conquered the Kargil war. To celebrate this victory Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated all across the country. To make students aware of such a glorious day and to pay tribute to the martyrs who laid down their lives for the sake of our mother land, different activities were conducted. Teachers explained the importance of the day to the students. In class IV a Bio Sketch writing competition was organized. Students penned down short biographies of Kargil war heroes. Students of class V saluted Indian army by making beautiful greeting cards.
Kargil Victory Day
With an objective of pay tribute to our Kargil warriors and to enhance oratory skills of students ,the school organised inter-house story telling competition for the students of class 11 and 12 in which participants recalled the stories and anecdotes of these heroes.
STORY NARRATION OF REAL HEROES
MOCK PARLIAMENT SESSION
21 July, 2022, In a National Youth Parliament Session organised in O P Munjal Conference Hall; the students of Classes XI-XII had heated debates over the burning issue before the nation i.e. AGNEEPATH – recruitment of Agniveers in armed forces.
The session was organized by BCM School, Chandigarh Road as per the guidelines of the Ministry of Parliament Affairs. It was a highly beneficial parliamentary session wherein the participants had enthusiastic discussions. Garbed as leaders of different political parties, students put forward their opinions which eventually culminated into resolutions.
The Principal Mr. DP Guleria declared the session open and while addressing the students motivated them to be aware, concerned and responsible citizens of the nation. He said, “Young Class XII aspirants can now play a crucial role in building an Aatma Nirbhar, Saksham Bharat and fulfil their dream of joining the Armed Forces & serving the Nation through Agnipath scheme.”
The worthy jury members and guest speakers – Prabhleen Singh (alumni), Sagar Sareen (alumni), Samridhi Kapila, Ishika and Vishwas Vaid appreciated the participants for their teamwork, oratory skills and discipline.
The winners of the Mock Youth Parliament Aishmeen Rai, Raghav, Nandini, Kashish, Samridhi, Gonika, Deepika, Raunit, Taranveer, Purvi, Jaskirat, Sachleen were honoured with the prizes and titles of best parliamentarian, the best speaker, the high commendations, special mention, verbal mention etc.
The session was formally announced closed by the Principal and concluded with the national anthem.
MOCK PARLIAMENT SESSION
In order to bring awareness among the future generation about the importance and usefulness of forests a power point presentation on “Forest- Nature’s Biggest Treasure” was conducted as a part of British Council International activities. The objective of the activity was to acquaint the students with different types of forests found in India, Nigeria and USA, their importance and conservation. Not only this, but it would also generate the sense of gratitude towards nature. Students learnt about the spread and types of forests in India, Nigeria and USA. They also came to know about global ways to conserve forests.
British Council Activity (Conserve Forests)
As part of the celebration of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav (AKAM), the theme for the student-Enrichment activities for the academic session 2022-23 is Vision for India @2047. In this context, CBSE announced Expression Series on ‘Yoga for Fitness’. The first level Expression Series was organized from 15 July 2022 to 25 July 2022 for students of classes IV & V. One best poster by Gurnoor Singh Bains of V B was selected and submitted as per the instructions.
CBSE Expression Series on “Yoga for Fitness”
Van Mahotsav is an annual tree plantation festival celebrated in India when millions of trees are planted. The celebration of Van Mahotsav at BCM School is an ideal opportunity to insill personal and social responsibility in students towards safeguardinng trees and forests. Eco Club planned various activities to celebrate the day. Students of class I to III panted saplings in waste containers and learnt the importance of best out of waste. An inter section Slogan Writing Competition was conducted for the students of class IV on the theme “Save Trees”. Students of class V enacted as Immunity Booster plants and made the students aware about the benefits of these plants. Student Council participated in a plantation drive and planted saplings in the school campus.
Following the guidelines of Ministry of Aayush, BCM School, Chandigarh Road celebrated yoga day with great enthusiasm on June 21, 2022. The theme for this year's yoga day is "Yoga For Humanity'. The school organized a mass yoga session in the morning which was attended by a large number of students, parents, teaching and non-teaching staff members. Various asanas were followed by omkar chanting. Warm-up exercises, sitting and standing asanas were performed by all. Yoga which helps in improving concentration and in attaining inner peace has been a regular feature of BCM Curriculum. Later at 9:30am the school organized an expert lecture on the significance of Yoga by the keynote speaker Mr Kundan Virmaani, Punjab President, Bhartiya Yog Sansthan, Mr. Kundan Virmani addressed the teachers and motivated them to adopt yoga in life to stay healthy and fit. He said that in the modern world most of the people are suffering from diseases due to unhealthy diet and sedentary lifestyle. Rising early before sunrise, doing some walk /yoga and monitoring our diet are the ways we all should follow for a disease-free life. Not only this, yoga helps in memory boost and overall personality development. The principal of the school Mr DP Guleria appreciated the efforts of the organizing teams and opined that yoga helps a person improve life physically, mentally and spiritually. The session ended with queries of the teacher being attended by the resource person. The event helped to feel confident and content physically, mentally and spiritually.
Observing International Day of Yoga (IDY)