The Kanpur Road branch hosted the Zonal Drawing and Painting Competition 2022 for the All India Association of ISC and ICSE schools at Lucknow on July 30, 2022. The young artists from all over the city brought out their talent and creativity by splashing vibrant colours and gave vent to their imagination and aesthetic exploration creating magical visual expressions on their canvas.
The following topics were declared by our Director Ma’am Sangeeta Middha-
Sub Junior- All Creatures great and small
Junior- Environment and climate change
Senior- The world I dream of.
Our Principal, Ma’am Anurita Bakshi gave a welcome note to all the 17 participating schools, their escorts, their participants and the following esteemed judges-
Mrs. Barila Bisht
Mrs. Vanita Yadav
Mr. Sandeep Bhatia
The judges judged the paintings on the parameters of creativity, composition, interpretation of theme and colour scheme. Hence, the winners selected were-
Sub Junior Group-
FIRST – CMS – STATION ROAD STUTI SAHU
SECOND – LA MARTINIERE GIRLS’ COLLEGE SHRUTI MEHROTRA
THIRD – CMS – KANPUR ROAD ANNVITA JAISWAL
FIRST – CMS – STATION ROAD VIDUSHI SINGH
SECOND – CMS – RAJAJIPURAM (CAMPUS 1) SAMRIDDHI OJHA
THIRD – LPC A-BLOCK, RAJAJIPURAM VAISHNAVI GUPTA
FIRST – ST. JOSEPH COLLEGE, SITAPUR ROAD PRATHAM SRIVASTAVA
SECOND – LPC A-BLOCK, RAJAJIPURAM JAYANTI GUPTA
THIRD – LA MARTINIERE GIRLS’ COLLEGE SHIFA SHAFIQUE
To commemorate the determination and righteous lives of our Founder Parents, the topic chosen for this year’s Awareness Week was
“Wrong is wrong, even if everyone is doing it,
Right is right even if no one is doing it.
Take your stand!!”.
Hence, on July 24, the final day of the week we paid tribute to our Founder Parents in a special assembly where All Religion Prayers and glimpses of the entire week were presented. The topic gave children vast opportunities to learn by doing! So, children of all the classes pitched in, to present poems, action songs, dances, group discussions, mimes, plays and street plays to spread the message of Compassion, Gratitude, Saving Natural Resources, Protecting Public Property and Oneself.
The students of classes IX and XI put up an impact full and energetic street play compelling the public to take the right stand for public awareness in front of the school and conveyed the message- “Stand for what is right, even if it means Standing Alone”.
“Life is a journey with problems to solve, lessons to learn, but most of all, experiences to enjoy”
The Investiture Ceremony was held in Spring Dale College, Kanpur Road branch on the 5th of July, 2022. The ceremony commenced after the morning prayer. The elected students’ names were called out and they reached the stage marching smartly where our President- Major S.K Khanna placed the sashes on their shoulders and Director- Mrs. Reeta Khanna conferred the badges to the Office bearers. The lamp was lit up for the Oath Ceremony and the office bearers took their oath promising to uphold the dignity of the college under all circumstances. The entire school sang the School Song with their heads held high as the School Captains upheld the School flag and the House Captains upheld their respective House flags that fluttered gracefully for all of us to see. It came as a pleasant surprise to many. We wish our student leaders all the very best as we trust them to lead the School forward in the best possible manner.
OFFICE BEARERS – 2022-23
School Captain – Akshat Dixit & Nikita Tigga
Sports Captain – Prachet Awasthi & Nishita Singh
Charity House – Captains Prabhjot Kaur & Anushka Pathak and Pakhi Srivastava as the Prefect.
Hope House – Captains Prateek Pandey & Shagun Khanna and Rashi Bajpai as the Prefect.
Joy House – Kshitij Tripathi & Riya Chaturvedi as the Captains & Niharika Singh as the Prefect.
Peace House – Shahzan Khursheed and Shivangi Diwedi as the captains and Karan Mandhani as the Prefect of the house.
“Health is the biggest wealth”
On the 7 th of April 2022, World health day was observed to make the students understand the importance of staying healthy and the theme of this year was “Our Planet Our Health”. The day started with morning assembly where Stretching exercises, an integral part of fitness was performed by students all together as stretching from time to time is highly recommended to relieve stiffness of limbs and to enhance blood circulation as students have to sit for long hours. Tips on how to take care of our eyes in extreme weather conditions and exertion due to prolonged screen time were also shared.
Apart from this various other class activities focused on the following topics: Healthy Diet, Mental Health, Dental Health, Hair Care, Skin Care etc. Every class organised different activities like group discussions, extemporary, poster and collage making. Students indulged in clay modelling, role plays, non flame cooking where they prepared sprouts, fruit chaat and healthy drinks conveying simple ways to stay fit and fine. A quiz was conducted as well on Mental Health which was intriguing and informative and full of fun. Hence, all the activities conducted created awaress and conveyed the message that a Healthy diet and regular exercises are the Mantra to a healthy life. And as we all know that in a healthy body dwells a healthy mind awareness results in healthy mind that ensures positive changes, conservation and nurturing thoughts towards Mother Earth.
“Ground water making the invisible visible”
On 22nd March ’22 with the theme – The World Water Day was observed to highlight the importance of freshwater and to spread awareness about how to tackle global water crises and raising an awareness among the 2.2 billion people living without access of safe water. The prime goal of the day was to motivate people to conserve(save) water.
With the aim of involving students of all classes- various activities were held in the school, like Slogan writing ,Poster making, Story narration , Banner making , Book marks & Collage making andTalk shows .Quizzes– with the idea of saving R.O water and utilization of rain water. The seniors also conducted a Symposium on Safe Drinking Water.
Overall the entire school was full of fervour and must have definitely made a dent in the young minds.
Spring Dale College, LDA Kanpur Road branch celebrated Roshni on 24 December 2021 . The day started with the garlanding of the founders of Spring Dale Institutions, Late Mr. Krishna Sood and Mr. B.S Sood followed by a special assembly. The principal Mrs. Anurita Bakshi addressed the children highlighting the importance of this day which is observed as ROSHNI – LIGHT.
Many activities were conducted ON THIS AUSPICIOUS DAY :
– Pre- primary and primary conducted a Puppet show, storytelling through props. Children had a class party under Covid protocols.
– Art and painting competition from class 6 onwards was conducted under covid protocols. The school atmosphere was charged with positivity and children were inspired to follow the footsteps of our founders, imbibing the school motto SATYAMVADH DHARMAMCHAR.
Children are budding stars, the more you inspire them the more they learn.
Following Covid-19 protocol, children of pre-primary and primary participated in a gamut of entertaining activities like card-making, alphabet tambola, painting the pots, to name a few. Children from classes VI up to XII also took part in the celebration. They enjoyed games like dumb charades, coin game, prop dance, Pictionary, tongue twister.
They sang beautiful songs and played musical instruments. Many talked about inspirational personalities like Abraham Lincoln and Jawaharlal Nehru. Children were acquainted with the importance of celebrating Children’s Day and how they too can contribute in making the world more innovative and inspiring.
This year the theme was “Yoga for well –being”. Yoga doesn’t need to be hard and it was proved by the students of the Kanpur Road Branch. The benefits of yoga were discussed through brainstorming, showing PowerPoint slides, pictures demonstration by students and guiding them to perform different asanas in the Microsoft online classes.
The teachers guided the tiny tots to stretch and bend to improve flexibility and correct their postures. Meditation time helped in relaxing calming both body and mind. The main purpose was to heal them mentally and physically amidst such trying times of the corona pandemic.