School notes: Inter-school math contest at Springdales
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The Pi club of Springdales School, Dhaula Kuan, organised an inter-school mathematics contest on November 1. Over 155 students from 18 schools participated in various events such as the mathematics quiz for classes XI and XII, sudoku competition for class VI, hands-on activity – a model-making competition for classes VII and VIII and poster-making competition for class IX and X.
Dr Reeta Malhotra, associate professor, Kamla Nehru College, Dr S C Arora, former head of Mathematics department, Delhi University, Dr Singh, an associate professor at Shri Venkateshwara College and Darbari, assistant professor at Lady Shri Ram College, graced the occasion. The host school won the first prize in hands-on activity and quiz competitions. Students of Hans Raj Model School, Paschim Vihar, were the winners of the Sudoku competition. Students of St Thomas School were the winners of the poster-making event. Mount Carmel School, Anand Niketan, walked away with the overall winner's trophy.
The senior executive members of the club presented a powerpoint presentation on bridges. The event was a major success and, in the years to come, we hope to have more schools taking part in the event.
Bookaroo celebrations at Cambridge School
Bookaroo Children's Literature Festival celebrated its 5th anniversary this year. Cambridge School, Indirapuram, was selected for Bookaroo city celebrations. This programme aims at bringing children and authors together. Payal Dhar, an author and freelance writer, had a session with students of classes VI and VII about her new book 'There's a Ghost in My PC'. Dhar held the children spellbound with her story. Children had a wonderful interactive session and shared their experiences with the author.
Fun fiesta at Abhinav Public School
Abhinav Public Sr Sec School, Sector-3, Rohini, organised a Diwali mela and children's carnival called "Fun Fiesta" on November 4 on its premises. The event was inaugurated by school chairman Dr K K Bansal. There were a lot of fun activities for everyone. The main attraction of the event was a katputli (puppet) dance.There were also stalls selling Diwali gift items and candles made by differently abled persons. Visitors pampered their taste buds with various mouth-watering food items. There were many attractive prizes also for winners of lucky draws. The event saw a large crowd and the visitors had smiles on their faces when they left the school.