Saupin’s Community Service Organisation(SCSO)-Mohali Chapter champions the cause of a safe and cracker-free Diwali and held a “ Anti Cracker Awareness Rally” to endorse the celebration of Diwali without crackers. They boldly put across the message to celebrate green and safe Diwali through banners and placards which highlighted how different chemicals like cadmium, copper, lead, nitrate, magnesium, sodium and zinc used in the manufacturing of crackers cause harm.
Students were in high spirits, they motivated the people to keep the surroundings smoke free. The SCSO brigade took it upon their shoulders to create awareness among the citizens of Chandigarh about the toxic substances used in the firecrackers and the harmful impact on the health of all living beings. The high level of noise generated by the crackers cause immense suffering to birds and animals. Besides, Diwali crackers are dreaded by the sick and the ailing.They urged people to celebrate Diwali with sweets and non polluting green crackers available in the market.
A Signature Campaign was initiated by the children where they pledged not to burst crackers this Diwali. The tremendous response received, helped the children to reach out to more and more people from all walks of life; they were whole heartedly encouraged in their efforts by the visitors to the sector -17 Plaza.
All members of the SCSO along with the Saupin’s brigade endeavoured to sensitize people towards celebrating an environmentally safe Diwali and encourage them to celebrate a” Green Diwali”, where there will be explosion of joy without crackers. She urged the children to take this message to their neighbourhood and adjoining colonies so that their initiative takes the shape of a movement.Pamphlets were distributed in Sector-17 stressing on major environmental impacts that Diwali festival has on our environment -Air Pollution through Firecracker, Excessive Consumerism and High Energy Consumption with lights. May the diyas lit on the moonless Diwali night signify the end of darkness of ignorance and the beginning of light that enlightens all.
Please note:- PTM on 18th October 2014 (Saturday).
Timings: 8:15 a.m to 11.15 a.m
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Please note:- Wednesday 1st October 2014 will be a regular working day for all Classes PG-VIII to compensate for 9th October 2014 (Thursday),which will be a holiday on account of Birthday Sri Guru Ram Das Ji(Punjab Govt. holiday).
Saupin’s School, Sector-70, Mohali proudly became a part of the “Joy of Giving Week” planned for 27 September- 3 October to engage children in different “acts of giving”- donating money, volunteering time, offering resources, providing skills and even just saying a kind word to someone. The idea is to create a “festival of philanthropy” that can become a part of the Indian ethos and carry forward the message of giving.
Children of Saupin’s Mohali took initiative by partaking in gestures like reaching out to the community helpers and thanking people of the society who render them various services in day-to-day life. They visited Fortis Hospital, Ivy Hospital, BSNL exchange , Police Station, Fire Station and gave hand made cards and flowers as a token of love and affection.
The Headmistress Mrs. Goldie Kapany hopes to promote awareness and sensitivity among the youth by encouraging random acts of kindness to people they don’t know for the everyday of the week and make them compassionate to their society and shoulder responsibility for the less privileged people.
The little ones of Nursery, Saupin’s School, Sector-70, Mohali organised a lemonade activity. Lemon juice has several health benefits associated with it. It is well known as a useful treatment for kidney stones, reducing strokes and lowering body temperature. As a refreshing drink lemonade helps to stay calm and cool. Lemonade can eliminate the occurrence of kidney stones by forming urinary citrate, which prevents the formation of crystals.
Children made lemonade with the help of their teachers. They also learnt about different tastes. They tasted and talked about sweet, salty and sour taste and learnt new words through this activity. They were shown presentations showing different parts of tongue having different taste buds and health benefits of lemon. Kids enjoyed the lemonade.
The tiny tots of L.K.G Saupin’s School, Sector-70, Mohali observed Potato Day. The versatile potato, the uncrowned king of vegetables was celebrated. The hands on experience was to teach the students different aspects and concepts-cooked/raw, hard/soft and also peeling, dicing and boiling of the potato. Many activities were conducted, the children made served the chaat and also enjoyed the visual presentations right from the seed to the growth of a potato and all the different process it has to go through. An array of food items made with potatoes were shown to them. Children also enjoyed potato painting and songs. Parents and teachers enjoyed the fun filled activity along with the children.
School will get over at 11:30 am for classes I-V during examinations from 12th September (Friday) to 24th September (Wednesday) 2014.(both days included). School buses will ply accordingly.
Saupin’s School, sector -70, Mohali organized a spectacular art & craft exhibition on Saturday. Learning to create and appreciate visual aesthetics may be more important than ever to the development of the next generation of children as they grow up. . Art education teaches students how to interpret, criticize, and use visual information, and how to make choices based on it.
The entire room came to life with a kaleidoscope of various colours. A creative and neat orderliness display of beautiful handmade craft items spell bound the onlookers. The deftly made paper quilling jewellery,name plates, pots, glass painting, designs on a glass were on display.The hard work and dedication with which the exhibits were made was quite evident. Parents appreciated the creativity of the children.
The Electronic Club was also part of the exhibition. Electronics is at the very foundation of the Information and Computer Age. In this club students are motivated to think, to imagine and are provided with facilities to transform their imagination into reality. They exhibited various designs and impressive models of water level indicator , rain alarm, fire alarm and musical bell. The visitors applauded the efforts of amateur engineers.
The Saupin’s School Mohali stood witness to the blood donation camp to promote voluntary blood donation . Saupin Community Service Organization of Saupin’s School, Chapter Mohali organised a blood donation drive in the school premises as it is one of the most desireable social service. Transfusion of blood every year saves millions of life all over the world every year.
The camp was a venture of Blood Bank Society of P.G.I. The message of “The gift of blood is the gift of life” was effectively spread with the help of posters , flyers and pamphlets to create awareness for blood donation. More than 80 active persons and social activists donated blood. To encourage the cause certificates were given to the donors , thereby appreciating their gracious gesture to save life.