|Mathematics as an expression of the human mind reflects the active will, the contemplative reason, and the desire for aesthetic perfection. Its basic elements are logic and intuition, analysis and construction, generality and individuality. – Richard Courant Mathematics is inseparable part of our daily life. To develop practical knowledge and aptitude for Mathematics, a range of innovative and exciting activities were organised for the students of Classes I to XII at St. Mark’s Senior Secondary School, Janak Puri.
Students got to experience many mathematical based games and activities. They learnt new methods of applying mathematical ideas and skills in their daily life.
Our young learners from primary classes learnt about traditional mathematical games and puzzles, made flip calendars, in the process enlightening themselves about national and international days, and public holidays in various countries. To understand the concept of date and time effectively, students themselves made world clocks representing different time zones. To help appreciate the fundamentals associated with tools of measurement, students made static models. Besides, our students collected currencies of different countries and learnt about ‘Currency Conversion’.
‘Maths Quest’ – A display of contributions made by various mathematicians was showcased along with the best works of students. Presence of the Manager Mr. Rahul Aggarwal and Principal Ms. Alka Kher, encouraged the students.
Learners of secondary and senior secondary classes explored the connections between mathematical ideas and concept through dance, music and architecture.
Such hands-on experience in all the activities facilitated the students in better comprehension of the concepts so that the retention capacity is enhanced. The judge Mr. Satish Verma, Associate Professor, Khalsa College, Delhi University appreciated the efforts made by the students and was impressed by the mathematics based presentations.
|Poetry is the essence of literature. It is the language of imagination and passion. English Recitation Competition for Class IV students was held on 18 October 2016. The activity was aimed at instilling a sense of aesthetic beauty into young minds. Students recited beautiful poems on the topics Friendship. Humour in life, science fiction, world peace and Environmental Awareness. They also learnt the correct pronunciation of words, importance of voice modulation and right expressions through this activity. Their efforts were appreciated by Vice Principal Mrs. Alka Kher.
The winners were as follows :
Jasleen Kaur - 1st (IV A)
Navya Yadav - 2nd (IV F)
Jiya Bajaj - 3rd (IV A)
Special Prize : Jasmine (IV D) and Kangna (IV E)
Students of Class IV participated in the Intra Class Hindi Recitation Competition on the themes for pollution, Indian culture, humour and seasons. The students recited the poems with great confidence and expression.
The following students were the prize winners :
1st Prize - Yashvi (IV E)
2nd Prize - Jaspreet Kaur (IV A)
3rd Prize - Angel Pahuja (IV F)
Special Prize - Lavanya Kapoor (IV A)
Special Prize - Lakshay Girdhar (IV B)
|INTER SECTION QUIZ COMPETITION - EVOLUTION OF GOVERNANCE
An Inter Section Quiz Competition for Class XI was held in the Conference Room on 23 August 2016. The topic of the Competition was “Evolution of Governance”. There were 5 teams, comprised of 3 students in each team. The programme was full of enthusiasm as not only the participants but the audience also participated in between the competition. Principal Madam Ms. Rama Sethi, who attended the event had all praises for the participants.
Winning Team :
1. Mehar Lamba
2. Preeti Tiwari
3. Pooja Kaushik
|As a part of ISA activity titled “Globe Walk” the Social Science teachers of VIII standard conducted a reading of the speeches of important political leaders or personalities of different countries like India, Japan, Russia, UK, Germany. France, USA, Mexico, Brazil, South Africa, Myanmar, Cuba. Students prepared it on A4 Size sheets with pictures and personal traits on 8th and 9th July 2016.
The best entries were selected by the teachers.
1. Anisha Saxena, VIII G
2. Jagrit, VIII E
3. Tushar Mendiratta, VIII A
4. Shreya Sharma, VIII A
5. Ananya, VIII G
6. Tanisha Kapoor, VIII G
7. Ruheena Guglani, VIII G
8. Anirudh Srivastav, VIII B
9. Aryan Singh, VIII C
10. Harshal Kotiyal, VIII B
In the second part of ISA activity titled Globe Walk. Character Enactment Competition was done on 24 August 2016 among the students of all the sections of VIII standard. It was Enactments of Famous speeches of International Personalities of the world. The judges were Ms. Ritu Anand and Ms. Deepa Haruray.
The winners were :
FIRST : VIBHOR SRIVASTAV (Presenting President of Cuba- Raul Castro),
SECOND : HARSH NEGI (Presenting USA - Barak Obama),
THIRD : SAKSHAM GUPTA (Presenting President of Brazil Luiz Inacio Lula de Silva).
Students participated eagerly. This activity helped in personality development.
|Non State Actors in International Politics – Bane or Boon
An Inter Section Debate Competition for Class XI was held in the Conference Room on 24 August 2016. The topic of the competition was non state actors in International Politics - Bane or Boon. There were 14 participants, who were well versed & thorough with the topic. The competition was full of arguments & counter arguments. Principal Ms. Rama Sethi, who attended the event, encouraged students for participating in such events. Ms. Geeta Pathak & Ms. Deepa Haruray were the Judges for the event.
1. Kartik M Panicker (XI) - For the Motion
2. Samdeesh Mahajan (XI) - Against the Motion
3. Avi Bhardwaj (XI) - Interjector
|Music is a universal language. A good melody is something that everyone enjoys. Solo singing competition was organized for classes II and III on 5 August 2016. Students presented melodious numbers from different genres and bands. The participants put forth enthralling performances. They sang hit numbers like BROWN GIRL IN THE RING, STUPID CUPID, CONGRATULATIONS and so on. The young maestros enthused confidence and zest and were enthusiastically applauded.
Srijan Saini III-C
Tanya Bahl III-C
Dhriti Gupta III-F
Shreya Singh II-C,
Parth II-A and
Suhani Singh III-C
|Hindi Recitation Competition for class III was held on 9 May 2016. Students recited the poems on varied topics like childhood, environment, relations and humour. Beauty is the realm of the poetry. The children enjoyed the beauty of expression, thoughts and rhyme of words. The children got an opportunity to exhibit their talent and confidence. They recited the poems with lot of zeal and enthusiasm.
Following students were adjudged as the winners :
I PRIZE - SUHANI SINGH (III C)
II PRIZE - TANISH SHARMA (III B)
III PRIZE - TANYA (III A)
SPECIAL PRIZE - ZAAIB SHOAIB (III D) & PAWANI GUPTA (III C)
|‘Poetry is the essence of literature, in which sound and meaning of language are combined to create ideas and feelings’.
English Poetry Recitation Competition for Class III was held on 9 May 2016. It was a pleasure to watch the little ones confidently recite their poems on topics like Environment, Family, Childhood, Humour etc. They enthralled the judges by their expressions and voice modulation. Principal Ms. Rama Sethi, Vice Principal Ms. Alka Kher and Educational Supervisor (Jr.) Ms. Jyotsna Vishwakarma encouraged
the students and announced the following winners :
Mehak Vashisth (III D) - First Prize
Dhriti Gupta (III F) - Second Prize
Anwita Wasan (III B) - Third Prize
Nikita Arora (III D) & Manmeet kaur (III B) - Special Prize
|‘A neat and beautiful handwriting always draws attention’.
Keeping this goal in mind, an English Handwriting Competition was organized in our school on 25 April 2016 for Classes I - V. The primary objective of this competition was to encourage students to improve their calligraphy skills. The competition was organized in the respective classrooms. The response of the students was very encouraging, as they left no stone unturned to achieve perfection in their handwriting and win the competition. The closely contested competition presented a challenging task for the teachers to adjudge the winners. The best three entries from each section were awarded certificates of appreciation.
|“On the life and works of GREAT BARD OF AVON” - competition was organized for senior secondary students, as a tribute to William Shakespeare on 25 April 2016, in the form of a literary quiz. Four teams participated, namely, Macbeth, Hamlet, Merchant of Venice and Romeo and Juliet.
The participants’ knowledge was put to test by the quiz masters :-
Darpan Goyal [XII-E] and Medha Sharma [XI-D] on the various aspects of the life and works of the ‘Bard’. Into first few rounds, all the four teams competed shoulder to shoulder and an intense competition amongst four teams was on display. But in the sixth round , beating all competitors, TEAM HAMLET – Muskaan Tyagi [XII-E], Rajat Kumar Mishra [XII-C, Samdeesh Mahajan [XI-C], Isha Narayani [XI-D] won the first prize and TEAM MACBETH - Maneet Singh [XII-C], Nisha Sharma [XII-E], Mehar Lamba [XI-C], Divij Malik [XI-C] came in as close runner up.
|We are living in digital world, and our creativity has to migrate from contemporary medium and adapt to express through Computers. Whiz Kids Competition was organized in our school for Classes III to V, on 20 February and 1 March 2016 to test their proficiency in expressing digitally. The Topics were given on the spot to the students. Students participated with great enthusiasm and enjoyed creating paintings and Power Point Presentations.
The winners and their topics were :
|The Inter House G.K. Quiz for Classes I and II was held on 3 February 2016. The Prelims were conducted in all the classes on 29 January 2016. 4 students from each House were chosen for the Final Round (2 students from Class I and 2 students from class 2).
There were 15 multimedia Rounds. At the end of a very close. Competition Patel House bagged the First Prize, scoring maximum points. The second position was bagged by Gandhi House.
Patel House : First
Ansh Sharma (I F)
Samridhi (I B)
Niral Baveja (II F)
Bhavika Bali (II A)
Gandhi House : Second
Yuvraj Pratap Singh (I E)
Tanish Tandon (I D)
Kartik Sharma (II C)
Tavish Saluja (II D)
|To unleash the Creative streak in the students Creative Writing for Classes III, IV & V was conducted on 27th January 2016. The topics were given on the spot to the students and they could pen down their thoughts both in English and Hindi. The topics were based on the patriotic spirit such as "Mere Sapno Ka Bharat, India of my Dreams".
The prize winners were the following :-
CLASS : III
I - GURNAIN OBEROI (III A)
II - MANYATA SURYAN (III F)
III - BHAVYA KUMAR (III D)
CLASS : IV
I - MAITREYI (IV A)
II - MOULI SHARMA (IV E)
III - JUHI AGGARWAL (IV A)
CLASS : V
I - ANUBHA SUHAG (V B)
II - NISHCHAY JUNEJA (V G)
III - DEV KHULLAR (V D)
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