Oct Events - 2018
Project Day- 12/10/2018:-
Dreamers today …… Leaders Tomorrow
…… was the theme for the Project Day 2018. This was an opportunity to showcase the tremendous talent of our students at Aradhana School. It was a stupendous success thanks to the enormous effort of the students, teachers and parents who worked together to put up a dazzling display. We started the day with welcoming our guests of honour: Father Rinson, Principal of Carmel Academy, Sister Mini (Sister Provincial of Aradhana), Mrs.Sujatha, Mrs.Joba and Mrs.Sharada (Christ Academy). Father Rinson inaugurated our Project day by cutting the ribbon. After that we proceeded for lighting of the lamp.
The journey began with Class 1. The youngest class showed us “Unity in Diversity” by representing the 29 states of India. There were beautiful models created of the various monuments found in various parts of the country. The little ones had dressed up in regional costumes. There were also little chefs who showed us the cuisines of all the states. They showed us that they’re proud to be Indians. The visual display and performance by the little ones was spectacular.
Class 2 took us into the world of Sunita Williams, Kalpana Chawla and Rakesh Sharma. The topic was Solar System and the room was effectively decorated with dark sheets, glittering stars,etc. Beautifully made models showed us the solar system, phases of the moon, rotation & revolution, Hubble Telescope, Voyager Space Probe 1, etc. It was an out of the world experience.
Class 2 also told us the story of Land, Water & Air Pollution. There were elaborate models on sources of pollution, the effect of pollution and preventive measures that we can adopt. Colorful and well made models showed forestation, deforestation, organic and terrace farming, industrial waste, hospital waste, noise pollution, air pollution, etc. The concept of Reduce, Reuse & Recycle was brought out through the theme: “Be a part of the solution, not pollution”
Class 3 took us on a tour of the Lesser known Festivals of the world. Janmashtmi, Kullu Dussehra, Rath Yatra, Kite festival, Sarpamtullal, Pullikalli festival, Bonalu festival, Goa Carnival, La Tomatina, Halloween, Easter were beautifully depicted with the children dressed in appropriate costumes and playing the part. It was a riot of color, music, dance and actions ….. a feast for the senses.
Young Inventors of India were showcased by Class 4. We have bright inventors in our country who have given us practical and useful inventions. Inventions like Walkie mobile charger, Free speech, Garbage collecting device, Solar bike, Exercise machine to run washing machine, Bee saver bot, Desi AC, Goggles for visually impaired, Banana leaf technology for saving trees were shown with the help of working models. Students demonstrated and explained these inventions methodically. Needless to say, we walked away richer with this knowledge.
Students of Class 5 put up a scintillating theatre performance. The show started with Dum Rhythm, where students created music with objects used in everyday life. This was followed by a beautiful performance under the tree. Students dressed up as different characters and did a mesmerizing show on a Hindi song. They showed us that there is “Strength in Unity”
The Mathematics Group, with a group of students from Class 6 – 10, put up a mind boggling display of Geometrical shapes, Theory of everything, Division machine, Mathematical applications, Use of Math, Vedic Math, Pure Math, etc. There was also an elaborately made model with intricate detail of Smart City which showed us how Math is related to everyday life. Little quizzes and riddles got our brains ticking.
After this, we entered the world of Prepositions, Acrostics, Vocabulary Tree, Adjectives, Proverbs, Conjunctions … designed by students of Class 6 who were part of the English Group. Little word games, charts and a hopscotch game made for an interesting tour. There was also a scene of ‘Merchant of Venice’ being enacted by the students.
The Social Studies Group with students from Class 7 – 10, showcased their subject to perfection. There were life size models of Bal Gangadhar Tilak and Gopal Krishna Gokhale. There was a display of life in rural India and beautifully made models of the famous monuments from around the world. Some students dressed up as historical figures and spoke about them. Projects on Modern Irrigation, Industries, Tornado, Cloud fall, Religious festivals, etc. were on display.
Next, we entered the world of Computers. Students of Class 7 – 10 had prepared projects on Artificial Intelligence, Technovation, Satellite Communication, IPO Cycle, HTML Website, Database Management Software, Animation, games and quizzes too. There was also a Billing counter, Topology, Computer Museo ……. and a robot to welcome and thank the guests.
The world of Science beckoned us into the Biology and Physics laboratories. Students of Class 7 – 10 had put up an impressive array of projects which showed their deep understanding of the subject and their ability to apply it. Students of the Physics Group had on display working models of Solar fan, Light detector, Water alarm, Door alarm, ATM machine, Grain mill, Night web fire detector, Writing machine, Infrared wave detector. Students of Biology Group impressed us with their projects on Biotic and Abiotic components of nature, Pond ecosystem, Forest ecosystem, Human digestive system, Global warming and Threats to biodiversity. There was also a model on Urbanization and an Ecological Pyramid model. We also saw a working model of Bio gas plant and learnt about Hydroponic farming. Students of the Chemistry Group put up impressive projects too. They put up projects and working models on topics like Electroplating, Electrolysis, Chemical reactions, Tea manufacturing model, pH natural indicators, Lava lamp, Food adulteration, Multiple reflection, Types of chemical reaction, Automatic Railway gate and Volcano. We were in awe of the knowledge displayed by the students.
The Hospitality Group took care of the refreshments which helped to keep the energy and spirits high. The school premises were beautifully and festively decorated thanks to the efforts of our very talented Decoration Committee. Kudos to everyone for making the Project Day a grand success.
Gandhi Jayanti 2nd October 2018:-
The leading convener of the occasion was Shree Latha mam – Guide captain of Aradhana Academy.
Gandhi Jayanti was celebtrated in Aradhana Academy for two reasons -
- To celebratebthe birth anniversary of the father of our nation - Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.
- Swatch Bharath campaign led by our own Scouts and guides team along with the students and teachers of Aradhana.
The distinguished guests of the day were Mr.P.G.R.Sindhia – Honorable state chief commissioner of the Bharath Scouts and Guides, Shri.Satheesh M.S- District secretary of Bharath Scouts & Guides B’lore ,South & H.M. of Issac Newton School, Shri Anand- Assitant district secretary of Bharath Scouts & Guides B’lore & working currently at Bosch, Smt.Amalopavamary – Wilson garden local associate secretary, working at St.Francis school as guide captain, Sri.Syed Husman - Training counselor of Wilson garden local Association Bharath Scouts & Guides , working at Cambridge school as a Scout captain.
Our Principal Sr. Siji , Sr.Celine vice principal and Sr.Jiji our community superior also accompanied the distinguished of the day.
The celebration on the Gandhi Jayanti 02 Oct 2018 at Aradhana Academy began with the March past parade along with the guest until they over took their honorable seats. Flag hoisting took place by Mr. Sindhia followed by National anthem. Smt. Sri Vidya welcomed the gathering that was further followed by speeches of all the dignitaries of the day.Mr.Sindhia mastered an inspiring speech imparting about truth , services of god & character of people. He also Appreciated Aradhana Academy and conveyed his wishes towards the future development of the school.
Bajan was sung by the students ‘ Raghupathi ragava rajaram…..’ followed by a speech by Jenith Pual VIII ICSE briefing all about the significance of the day. An amazing classical dance was performance by our students enhanced the Gandhi Jayanti celebration.
The occasion was concluded by vote of thanks proposed by Vasudha mam , the Senior Academic coordinator of Aradhana Academy.
As the last part of the celebration, students proceeded towards the Swach Bharath Abiyan as processions along with their respective teachers. Students cleaned the school surrounding and planted sapling to mark this memorable day. This spectacular day came to an conclusion by serving sumptuous lunch to all the students who participated in Swach Bharath Abiyan.