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ST. MARK’S GIRLS SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL
MEERA BAGH, NEW DELHI - 87
This Society runs St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh & Janakpuri too.
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Workshops & Seminars
Robotics Workshop organised by AVISHKAAR - (2020)
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Robotics is the best way of enabling students to discover Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics in a fun and engaging way. The mechanical modelling workshops organized by AVISHKAAR culminated in the school today. The creativity of the students unleashed as they displayed their models and participated in the competition organised by team AVISHKAAR. Jovia Malik of Class V secured the first position, Kaavya of Class IV bagged the second position and the third position was secured by Shreya Anand of Class VI. The students gained a strong foundation in Embedded Systems and Robotics and enhanced their skills in making a variety of robots through these cognizant workshops.
A Talk on Fundamental Duties - (18 February 2020)
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Mahatma Gandhi had rightly said, "Begin with duties of a man and rights will follow as spring follows winter."

The Fundamental Duties are the moral obligations of all citizens to help promote a spirit of patriotism and to uphold the unity of India. These duties concern the individuals and the nation. As a part of the celebration of the 'Constitution Year', the students of Classes : VI-VIII were enlightened about the importance of the Fundamental Duties in our life on 18th February 2020 by Ms. Anjali Singh. She is an eminent resource person from Ratna Sagar Publications. She guided the students about the values enshrined in the Fundamental Duties and their need in present day times.
Workshop on Child Rights - (15 February 2020)
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Education is not just about going to school and getting grades, it’s about widening their knowledge and absorbing the truth of life. Our school Saint Mark's Girls Senior secondary School organised a Parent Workshop on 15th February 2020. The workshop focused on Child Rights for stakeholders with special focus on POCSO Act. The eminent speaker Ms. Mahak Sharma faculty of Child Rights and Protection from NIPCCD National Institute of Public Cooperation and Child development, was invited to create awareness about child sexual abuse among parents. The workshop was organised with an aim to highlight various words and actions that should concern the parents which are often overlooked as sexual harassment is so common in the country. It’s crucial to understand that any such experience with the child needs utmost sensitivity and to be handled with delicacy. The speaker guided the parents about the law and procedure, the child rights and how the system would support them towards recovery. The session was ended with the video presentation for them to have a deeper insight in order to train their children and prepare them with life skills to be vigilant of their surroundings and their acquaintances.
Shiv Nadar University Workshop - (2020)
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SMGS is known for it's "Student – Centered” approach and the never-ending, diligent efforts to provide the best guidance to the students. In order to prepare our students for successful education choices and potential careers we harness a positive and continuous partnership with eminent education institutions both in India and abroad. Continuing this mindset our School participated in a workshop organised by SHIV NADAAR UNIVERSITY in collaboration with INCUBATE IND. The president of the University Col. Gopal Karunakaran and the Deputy dean Dr. Rajeev Singh were one of the prominent names presiding over the workshop and imparting the valuable knowledge about the importance of an INTELLIGENT CURRICULUM and how to approach it in a student and parent friendly manner. Ms. Vandana Pandey and Ms. Neha Dutta represented the school in the event.
Robotics Workshop - (7 February 2020)
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The learning curve of a school is measured in number of unique ways. The most appealing one is the practical application of knowledge learnt and to encourage this aspect among its students 'Mechanical Modelling Club' was started in association with Avishkaar in the year 2019. Efforts of the school in the field of experiential learning was recognised and appreciated in the the event 'Meet & Greet' which was held on 7th February 2020 at Radisson Blu Paschim Vihar, Delhi.
Healthy Living - (14 and 15 January 2020)
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Our school organised a workshop for all the teachers to reinforce the importance of good health in our lives. It was conducted by Dr. Abhishek Tiwari, consultant department of surgery, Manipal hospital, New Delhi.

The session was very informative and interactive. It began with identifying obesity as an increasing problem world wide. The causes that lead to obesity and other related diseases were also discussed. In the end we were enlightened on the various ways in which we can ensure good health through exercise and diet.

A health check up was also carried out for the teachers which included blood test, blood pressure, sugar test etc.

It was an important remider for all of us to prioritise our health over everything else. As rightly said by Mahatma Gandhi, "It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver."
Yoga Workshop - (14 and 15 January 2020)
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Yoga is a great practice for both the body and the mind. It offers peace and mindfulness, and helps people get through daily stress. Therefore, our school held Yoga Workshops for all the staff members on 14th and 15th January 2020. These workshops helped the teachers to unwind and relax. The workshops helped the teachers realise that ‘Yogais not just a workout - it is a work-in. The tranquility of the sessions was evident in the lively and soothing atmosphere that prevailed while they were being conducted. They surely rejuvenated the teachers as they got ready to greet the students after the winter break.
Tribute to our Teacher - (15 January 2020)
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“Those who educate children well are more to be honoured than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well.“ Aristotle.

As a part of the In-service Teacher Training program organised by our school on the 15th of January 2020, teachers from Classes V- XII attended a very interactive and rejuvenating session conducted by our School Counsellor Ms. Neha Dutta.

The session was highly interactive, recreating moments for them to have fun like a child. Several educational videos were shown to remind our beautiful teachers about their role in each student’s life that they have ever touched.

Furthermore, presentations were shared intendingfor each teacher to know and celebrate their distinct style and uniqueness as a facilitator and guide. It was a beautiful reminder about how a child enters theirclass like a mystery box with puzzle pieces inside and how the beautiful the teacher sorts them by instilling positivity and confidence in their lives.

The session also highlighted how important it is to be happy within to spread happiness among others and to believe that "What a teacher, is more important than what she teaches". The session was concluded with a short-guided meditation session and a group photograph for good memories.
Workshop on Personality Development - (2020)
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"Growth is the great separator between those who succeed and those who do not. When I see a person beginning to separate themselves from the pack, it's almost always due to personal growth."

Based on this thought St. Mark's Girls Sr. Sec. School observed a personality development workshop organised by Ratna Sagar and the speaker on the occasion was Ms. Samridhi Sagar. The workshop pondered over the basics of communication skills like listening and speaking. It spoke about the correct pronunciation, content and usage of vocabulary. This was followed by a discussion on the self, one's passion and motivation. Teachers were told how important their passion is for developing the personality. It was an interactive session and teachers learnt to have an optimistic outlook about everything in life.
Workshop with the Poet, Amit Dahiya Badshah - (14 January 2020)
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The language teachers of SMGS attended a workshop on 14 January 2020 with the great poet, Amit Dahiya Badshah. Delhi Poetree is founded by him and he is rightly recognised as the Poet Laureate of the Senior Environment Corps Center in The Park G. Town Pliladelphia and As Poet In Residence of the Global Constitution Forum Philadelphia.

An impressive personality took the podium and as he spoke, he immersed everyone into such outflow of emotions that the teachers also came up with their self-composed poems.

He was appreciated for his articulation and beautiful recitation of poetry in Hindi, English and Punjabi. His versatility made him touch almost all the topics. One named any topic, and he had a poem on it. It was an enriching session that made everyone know that they all have a poet in them; they just need stillness and right aura to compose it.

Mr. Amit is the author of seven collections of poetry of which the latest is America in A Brown Eye. His book for children entitled Murugan’s Trees is being translated into 23 languages. It was a heart- stirring workshop that made everyone understand the quintessence of poetry.
Zumba, an Exercise Fitness Program - (January 2020)
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Zumba is an exercise fitness program created by Columbian dancer and choreographer Alberto 'Beto' Perez during 1990s. Albert Einstein had rightly said that the dancers are the athletes of God, for there are no shortcuts to happiness and good health, and dancing is one of them. Keeping this in mind, a Zumba workshop was organised in our school, wherein the teachers were taught how to dance their way to fitness. The resource persons Ms. Anupama Kaushik and Ms. Rupa Dutta helped the teachers to learn this form of exercise in a fun way. By the end of the workshop, teachers felt revived and energetic as they felt relaxed in body, mind and spirit.
English Communication Workshop - (January 2020)
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English is no longer a foreign language, but a global one.

As regards the curriculum, English might just be a subject, but on a broader canvas, the language extends to all subjects and our daily life.

Keeping in mind the importance of this global language, the teachers of our school attended a workshop on polishing their English communication skills, by the ace practitioner of the language; Ms Vineeta Sareen, from Oxford University Press.

Ma’am conducted a series of interactive activities with the staff that included unlearning of the old and learning of new methodologies. These activites can be easily taken back to the classroom and be practiced with the students in order to improve their communication skills. Ma’am focussed on all the four aspects of the language: listening, speaking, reading and writing and shared strategies to gain back the attention of the young listeners in Class.

The session concluded with educational videos, those that sought to teach a moral lesson and give a deeper insight into the human mind.
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