*Sports do not build character. They reveal it.*
On August 29, India celebrates National Sports Day to commemorate the birth anniversary of hockey wizard Dhyan Chand, who was an integral part of 1928, 1932 and 1936 Olympics Gold medals winning squad. He is regarded as nation's pride.
On this day Sports Quiz was conducted for classes 1 to 5. Children enthusiastically participated in the activity. They showed their love and interest in sports through their active participation.
The bond between a sister and a brother is uniquely beautiful the love, care , silliness , laughter and annoyingness siblings share a pure joy. there is no relationship closer then than The support a sister provides to her brothers paves for the protection a brother looks out for his sister. This bond is signified by a beautiful tradition and festival. Raksha Bandhan.
The students celebrated this beautiful and auspicious day by participating in various activities. Children poured their love in handmade rakhi and tied on their brother's wrist. Girls also made a collage using their siblings photographs and showed their love for them. Girls also recited poetry for their siblings to make them feel special. They also made videos doing mono acting. Digital rakhis were also made to send to far-away siblings.
To commemorate this historic event, we celebrate our Independence on 15th August every year. This year the little patriots celebrated this day by participating in various activities like making tricoloured brooches, greeting cards, national symbols. Students also sang and danced on patriotic songs.
According to the circular issued by CBSE, our school celebrated ‘ AZADI KA AMRITOTSAV’.Students participated in the activities given in the curriculum like poster making and expressed the feeling of patriotism.
On 15 August 2021, Sophia Senior Secondary School celebrated the 75 Independence Day following COVID Protocol. The program commenced with the unfurling of the Tricolour by the guest of honour Mr. Amar Singh Rawat. He is the senior co-worker of our school known for his hardwork and devotion towards his duties. Teachers and office bearers set the tone for the program with recital of patriotic classics such as 'Bde Chalo' and 'Hum veer siphai'. Speeches which described the velour of our freedom fighters.
The highlights of the program were the prayer service, patriotic songs by primary and secondary teachers, and skit on 'unity in diversity by KG Section teachers. The programme ended with a vote of thanks was delivered by Mr. Devendra Madan.
Clare of Assisi was a contemporary of Francis of Assisi. Inspired by the life and preaching of Francis, she decided to dedicate her life to God. She wanted to preach the gospel, just as Francis was doing. However the Church was not ready for woman to be itinerant preachers. So she was advised to live the gospel life in the cloistered monastery.
Under the guidance of Francis, Clare began her challenge. Soon other women joined her and her monastery began to flourish in numbers and fervour.
Her story is one of courage, determination and faithfulness. She is a powerful intercessor. The patron of eye disease, goldsmiths, laundry, television, bicycle messengers, good weather, needleworkers, remote viewing, extrasensory perception, etc.
.On 11th August we celebrated the Feast Day of St. Clare of Assisi, who devoted her life to prayers and service . To honour this Saint , a Prayer Service was conducted by the K.G. teachers.
The Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation (DDWS) has decided to organise a week-long behaviour change campaign called ‘Gandagi Mukt Bharat’ (GMB) from 8th to 15th August 2020. As the name implies, the campaign aims to reaffirm commitment towards building a cleaner and healthier future.
This campaign makes people aware of open defecation and also makes aware of the proper use of water, the importance of wearing mask, keeping two feet distance for social distancing, among others, etc.
CBSE has asked affiliated schools to ensure participation of students and teachers in the activities. So the children of our school also participatedin various cleaning activities like brooming the house and making their videos , cleaning up their shelves , making dustbin and other useful things using waste materials and drawing cleaning tools.
Tree plantation is one of the best activity for making the planet greener , livelier and healthier. Planting trees help our biodiversity. Without trees the existence of life on the earth is impossible. On the occasion of Plantation Week a tree plantation programme was organised by the students of Primary Section ,Sophia Senior Secondary School. Students planted various types of saplings at home and nearby places following the Covid Protocol.
Children of class First and Second dressed up as a part of a plant. They learnt the different parts of a plant as well as they learnt from growing things, responsibility from caring for plants . They developed new skills about science and nature.
This humble effort made by the students to save mother earth was much appreciated by everyone. Children clicked pics while planting trees which lit up the enthusiasm of these kids. The potted plants added to the beauty of the garden and this go green effort.
Our dear teachers Miss Rita Bhimaya, Mrs. Meena Pandey and Mrs. Maya Shekhawat dedicated their lives selflessly towards the noble duty of shaping the lives of young Sophians. We acknowledge their outstanding service towards us and express our gratitude towards them.
Observed on July 28 annually, World Nature Conservation Day acknowledges that a healthy environment is the foundation for a stable and healthy society. Healthy environment is important for the stable society. Students of primary wing took an effort for conserving our motherland. "Go green and save water" was the main theme for this exciting activity. Children took active participation and showed their concern about the natural resources by making collage, slogan, eco -planter, small planter and paper bags.
The day commemorates the success of "Operation Vijay" launched by the Indian Army to recapture the Indian territories from Pakistani intruders in the Kargil-Drass sector in 1999. Since 1999, July 26 is celebrated as the Kargil Vijay Diwas every year to commemorate the victory of Operation Vijay.
Remembering the martyrs of Kargil War, our primary children enthusiastically participated in different activities.
They showed their love for country and soldiers by reciting beautiful Hindi and English poems, writing life history of our martyrs, making posters and paper craft etc.