21 Jul,2021

SKILL BASED ACTIVITIES

The primary wing of the school organized various skill-based activities like cloth folding, shoe polishing, tie the shoelaces, washing hanky and shoes for the students during the C.T. period. The class incharges demonstrated the same in the C.T. period and students followed the step to step instructions. It was an opportunity for students to hone certain life skills while having fun. The students actively participated in the activities. It was an enriching learning experience for them.

10 Jul,2021

VAN MAHOTSAVA WEEK

Since 1950, Van Mahotsava is celebrated every year during the first week of July. During this prevailing pandemic, Van Mahotsava not only becomes the celebration of Mother Nature but also an observance to avoid the loss of human lives. The students of the primary wing gave this message to the community by planting trees in their locality and nearby places. They gave their contribution towards prevention of global warming and celebrated this festival with great zeal.

08 Jul,2021

INTERNATIONAL PLASTIC BAG FREE DAY

International Plastic Bag Free Day was observed on July 3. This day emphasizes on the plastic bag free world and spread the awareness about the devastating effects of plastics on the environment. The students of the primary wing took the initiative for the purpose of getting rid of using plastic bags. They made beautiful alternate bags of cloth, paper, jute and other material available at home and spread the message to the community to look for more eco-friendly alternatives, instead of using plastic bags.

30 Jun,2021

Victory Vibes

BCMites firmly believe that determination and commitment bring accomplishment and success.  They exhibit this belief by proving their mettle through their stupendous performances in various competitions.

  • Adding one more jewel in the bounty of achievements, Komal Kakkar of class X Daisy won in the challenge of the week published by AI Student Community(CBSE and INTEL COLLABORATION). She was successful in completing the challenge of the week which was to prepare a case study on SDG4: Quality Education(AI based).
  •  Mohit Bhardwaj of class X Daisy won a Consolation prize for his project “Game of Brains” which was part of Capstone project that was given by AI Bootcamp and Codethon to all the participants for assessment.
  • Students of Primary wing excelled in National level Mathematics Competition, organised by NMAC, where Rattan Singh and Shaurya Bhagat of class III got Gold Medal and Garima Sharma and Prnav Garg of class II bagged Silver medal.

21 Jun,2021

Yoga for Well Being

The school observed International Yoga Day with the theme “Yoga for Well Being during COVID-19 Pandemic” and physical and spiritual prowess that it has brought to the world stage. All the BCMites availed this golden opportunity to communicate with the inner self.

Keeping in mind the Ayush Ministry’s guidelines, both students and the teachers revived their chakras by performing various yoga asanas like, Sukhasana Vrikshasana, Tadasana, Trikonasana followed by Suryanamaskar, during a virtual ’Live Session’ conducted to mark this day. Laughter Yoga Session truly helped them to vent out all the stress in this period of isolation. A PPT, highlighting the importance of yoga in attaining total health and inaccessible Nirvana, was also screened for the students. Certificates were bestowed for their participation in Online Yoga Quiz.  Apart from this, senior students attuned their body and mind by performing yoga dance and various yoga asanas with Ms. Archana Jain - a certified trainer of yoga in a special ‘Live Session’ conducted in collaboration with *Entab Campus Care. They enjoyed the session to the core of their heart resulting in release of stress and anxiety. Students and the teacher fraternity also undertook the pledge to make all sincere efforts towards making yoga rooted in individual and familial lives.

School Principal, Dr. Vandna Shahi, termed yoga as ‘Invaluable Gift of India’ and motivated the students to realize the importance of yoga in one’s life especially in the times when physical and mental health is under stress. She also urged them to make sustained and comprehensive efforts to carry forward this legacy of an active lifestyle.

18 Jun,2021

National Reading Day

Today a reader, Tomorrow a leader...

To celebrate National Reading Day, BCM School, Dugri conducted various activities for students through virtual platform. The main objective behind the celebration was to inculcate the habit of reading in children as it improves  writing and speaking skills. The fervour among students could be witnessed through the active participation in the activities like reading book of their favourite character, creating a bookmark and e- cover with their innovative minds. Students were able to learn the significance of reading and its application in daily life. Teachers also participated enthusiastically in the reading activity.Principal Dr.Vandna Shahi motivated the children to make reading their daily habit as it enhances vocabulary and upgrades our memory and knowledge.

07 Jun,2021

Virtual Summer Camp Kidsfest

The Virtual Summer Camp 'Kidsfest' was a beautiful combination of learning with fun. It was an enriching and augmented session for the students as it helped them to explore new ideas and cultivate new interest. The summer camp was unique in its way as it was conducted on virtual mode and included newer set of activities like Banjo, Writex, Runtastic, Mindscape and Power fit kids. These gamut of activities gave opportunity to students to  show their talents and explore new horizons. Overall, the summer camp of this year gave wings to creativity and fulfil the inquisitiveness of the eager minds. School Principal appreciated the endeavour of the teachers as well as students and affirmed that such type of camps help children develop important social, emotional and cognitive skills.

04 Jun,2021

Virtual Session on Brain Gyming

Teacher fraternity of the School underwent a power packed virtual session on “Brain Gyming” by Dr. Jasdeep Kaur, Assistant Professor, BCM College of Education, Ludhiana. The session commenced with a hearty welcome by the School Principal Dr. Vandna Shahi. She highlighted the objectives and mandate of the schools for organizing such sessions to enhance the capacity of stakeholders during these unprecedented times. The resource person shed a light on how brain fitness and cognitive skills have a deep impact on learners’ development and learning outcomes. She drew special attention towards the scientific brain based strategies which would certainly help the educators to enhance students’ behavioral and learning capabilities, mindsets, resilience and overall performance. She emphasized on the prime importance of a healthy brain as a prerequisite for a healthy individual. She insisted to take this day as an opportunity to kick start a massive scale-up in the investment of brain health. Various techniques and mechanisms discussed by Dr Jasdeep Kaur were highly appreciated by the attendees. The session ended with a round of in-depth discussion and doubt clearing session. Overall it was a fruitful and insightful virtual session which, undoubtedly, prepared the teachers for the journey ahead.

03 Jun,2021

Virtual Session on Understanding Bully

Bullying is not restricted to physical or verbal aggression, but involves any act of intentional harm to the other individual, which could be in the form of verbal harassment, manipulation, teasing, gossiping, or even isolating a single person. Keeping this in mind school conducted an Online Session on “Understanding Bully” for the teachers .The resource person, Ms. Charanjeet Kalra(School Counsellor), talked about the negative impact of bullying on students’ sense of physical, emotional and social safety which are key components of a positive school climate.

She explained that the role of educators is very crucial not only in educating youngsters about bullying, but also empowering them with the ability to identify such incidents. Teachers learnt and reflected on different types of bullying, its behaviour, causes and consequences. The resource person suggested various effective ways to address bullying in the classroom. Questions and doubts of the audience were well addressed by the speaker. Educators, realising their responsibility, vowed to change their classroom environment and make the school anti bully zone where BCMites may grow and bloom fully according to their innate capabilities.

02 Jun,2021

Interactive Virtual Session on Classroom Management for Faculty

An interactive webinar on ‘Classroom Management‘ as a part of the virtual training session series was organised by the school for the whole school faculty.  The session commenced with the keynote address by the school Principal Dr Vandana Shahi on policy perspectives of Classroom Management and attributes of an effective classroom. The resource person of the day, Mrs Monica Chawla (Principal-Saint Joseph School, Chandigarh & District Training Coordinator- Chandigarh) shared a myriad of techniques for classroom management that are likely to be successful when consistently and effectively implemented in the educational environment. Concepts explained by her like 5 P’s, Maslow Hierarchy of needs, Bucket Filler Programme, Brag Bracelets, QQDP, Formula of 3-2-1, Classroom Currency, Reward Chart, managing discipline and unalike students (chatterbox, clinger, boycotter & debater) equipped the teachers to move the children from terror to trust.

This enriching and informative session aimed to examine proactive approaches to manage the classroom environment before inappropriate behaviors.

Teachers shared their insights and challenges faced during classroom management and found the appropriate solutions. The session came to a closure with the vote of thanks by School Discipline Incharge Mr. Dinesh Sharma. Overall, the workshop proved to be highly engaging, effective and enlightening for all and the attendees expressed their keen interest to participate in the follow up sessions of the series.

01 Jun,2021

Virtual Training Session on ‘Exploring HOTS and Out of the Box Pedagogical Approach

A very informative and enlightening session on ‘Exploring HOTS and Out of the Box Pedagogical Approach’ was conducted  for BCM Dugri fraternity under the virtual training session series. The resource person Mr Ajay Khosla (Assistant Professor DAV College of Education, Abohar ) received a warm welcome by the school principal, Dr Vandna Shahi and enriched  the teachers with his session where he gave practical tips that could be taken to the classrooms as per NEP 2020.He guided the teachers to discard the close ended approach and not be limited to a conformist approach. He guided them to imbibe positive reinforcement schedule which was required to have a desirable behaviour amongst students.
The teachers raised many questions to which he had a correlational approach.  Not only this, he also instructed the teachers to observe a lot, reflect, learn to be innovative and spend a lot of time on thinking. The session included with the vote of thanks and a promise by the faculty to get rid of the box and to see teaching from a new dimension.

31 May,2021

Online Session on ‘How to Overcome Mathematics Phobia’

Learning is fundamental to teaching, thus teaching and learning are inseparable processes. Learning and acquiring knowledge leads to growth. With the same objective school organized an online webinar ‘How to Overcome Mathematics Phobia’ for its teaching faculty. The resource person for the session was Dr. Pushap Lata Sharma, Associate Professor Dept. of Mathematics, H.P. University, Shimla. The school  Principal Dr. Vandna Shahi,  extended her warm welcome and heartfelt thanks to the resource person for sparing time out of her busy schedule to enlighten the stakeholders. Through this webinar, the educators explored the fundamental role of mindsets in learning Mathematics. They learnt to differentiate between conceptual and procedural approaches and creatively designed activities that combine the two. The resource person gave few tips for the easy mathematical calculations. Mathematical games and activities also made the session more interactive. Participants found it very engaging and enjoyable to work together during the webinar on overcoming the Maths phobia. Queries of teachers were handled in the Question-Answer round. Ms. Suruchi Jolly, the Senior Coordinator, presented the vote of thanks to Dr. Sharma saying that it was really an enriching experience for the teachers.

20 May,2021

Mother's Day Celebration by Teen Entrepreneurs Club

Students of Teen Entrepreneurs Club organised Fun Fiesta for the mothers and their munchkins. The event created joyous moments for the participants as well as for the organisers. It was a learning experience for students to host event virtually and they tried their hands on various skills like digital card making, planning of games instructing and communicating, team work and collaboration.

15 May,2021

Mother's Day Celebration

God could not be everywhere, and  therefore he made mothers.

To commemorate the day of the epitome of selfless love, sacrifice and care, Mother’s Day was celebrated by the students with much zeal and vigour. Students participated in plethora of activities  to show the respect and love for their mothers. Students of middle wing made beautiful Photo Frames and Crowns. They penned down their feelings for mothers in a poetic way. They also cooked favorite dishes for their mothers. The students of the senior secondary wing exhibited their creativity by writing short notes for their beloved mothers, depicted their emotions via beautiful posters. The school Principal inspired the students to inculcate virtuous deeds and ethical values that make the parents happy and contented.

12 May,2021

EFFECTIVE LEARNING TECHNIQUES

Education is vital for progress and prosperity of a person. With this aim school organized a virtual session on Effective Learning Techniques of Online Education for the students of Middle wing. School Counselor Ms. Charanjeet Kalra and Middle wing Coordinator Ms.Rachel Bhatti made the students aware about Online learning techniques. Students were given tips on cyber security for protecting the data from unauthorized access or attacks that aimed to exploitation. They were also apprised to follow online ethics and code of conduct while attending virtual classes. Students were also advised to prioritize their health by doing exercise and taking balanced diet. Overall, the session aimed to influence students to use technology in a good way.

11 May,2021

NATIONAL TECHNOLOGY DAY

National Technology Day was celebrated to mark India's advancement in the field technology which has been at the forefront of the battle against Covid 19. In order to motivate students, a special virtual program was organised, for classes VI-X, which started with the Talk Show highlighting the role played by science and technology in our day to day life. Various activities like Poster making, Poem recitation and Slogan writing were conducted to assess fresh ideas or concepts and so that they can be used in the products or technology. The participants showcased their skills in events which helped them to think out of the box and broaden their outlook. The teachers complimented the participants on their performances and advised the students to use technology wisely.

 

30 Apr,2021

HOL Teacher’s Training Session

As an initiative for the execution and implementation of NEP 2020, our school has been assigned the responsibility of the prime collaborator school. A virtual HOL training session was organized where around 60 educators from six different schools of the region participated. The school Principal cum District Training Coordinator, appreciated CBSE’s initiative of forming Hubs of Learning (HOL), clubbing 5-6 city schools and enable them to explore the possibilities of growth by sharing best practices.

The session was conducted into two parts. The joint session on ‘Annual Pedagogical Plan’ was hosted by Ms. Nidhi Sharma, HOD Social Science and Ms. Neena Tiwari, HOD Science. Competency Based Learning and essential components of a lesson plan i.e learning outcomes, methodology, art integration, experiential learning etc. were discussed. In the second session, participants joined different rooms as per their subject to discuss the lesson plan of specific topics and their parameters. Participant teachers from HOL member schools brought about very informative points which were highly appreciated by one and all. Overall, it was an enlightening session where teachers learnt from each other’s experience.

 
 
 
 

26 Apr,2021

VOCATIONAL SKILL CRAFT WEEK

"The goal of education is understanding; the goal of training is performance.”

School organised 'Vocational Skill Craft Week' for the students of Teen Entrepreneurs’ Club. It was a six day program in which the students learnt mask making, growing microgreens, calligraphy, digital communication and culinary skills and make up. All the sessions were conducted virtually. Students were also guided about the basic requirements of startup and how to use social media for marketing a product. School Principal emphasized that these programs can make a real difference in building self confidence and leadership skills among students. She also acclaimed that this platform proved to be a unique effort as parents,institute heads,school alumni all together  joined hands to train children on various skills, enabling them to utilise their unique talent.

22 Apr,2021

World Earth Day commemorated by BCM’ites

Students and teachers of paid gratitude to mother Earth on world Earth Day. They adored the bounties of nature through a variety of activities. Where on one hand the students of science stream expressed their innate feelings for the beautiful planet by composing letters and poems to mother Earth,the students of commerce wing planted trees in their vicinity. An exclusive activity of making adornments with plant leaves and beautiful birdfeeders was enjoyed by the students of humanities group. They shared their pictures and videos with their classmates and teachers. The senior wing coordinator, Ms. Suruchi Jolly congratulated them for being responsible eco-warriors and encouraged them to protect nature not only on specific days but contribute their bit to save mother Earth each and every day.

14 Apr,2021

Baisakhi Fervor

The spring harvest festival, Baisakhi was celebrated virtually by BCMites amidst the pandemic. Special assembly was conducted to enlighten the students on the importance of the day. Students had a unique kind of celebration that commemorated the beginning of the new year.

Tiny tots of KG Wing wore colorful punjabi attires showing their love for their culture. Students enjoyed punjabi appetizing food in virtual class and demonstrated so many things related to their culture. The PPT depicting the importance of Baisakhi festival was also shared with the students. ‘Baisakhi and Ugadi Festivals’ were celebrated by the students of classes II and III. The celebration helped the students to gain knowledge of the culture, traditions and practices of the paired state- Andhra Pradesh, thereby strengthening the unity and integrity of India. The students resorted to an impressive show of talent during the presentation of traditional food items, home decoration, traditional attire, etc. relating the rich culture of Punjab and Andhra Pradesh on display.

Some students went to the wheat fields and shared the pictures standing amidst the reap harvest. Whereas another group chose to seek the blessings of Almighty and visited the temples. They shared their videos which enabled all to delve into the mystic aura of Shabad kirtan.

The fun lovers celebrated it in their own way and shared their dance videos in Punjabi attires whereas a few creative ones made PPT, giving a complete insight of the festival. The school Principal expressed her heart’s elation and said that she was proud of her students who did every activity with zeal irrespective of the lock down and their inability to be in school campus. She also expressed her hope and prayed to have the students back in the campus soon.

10 Apr,2021

Shramdaan Diwas

Involving young children in household chores that are suitable to their level of development can help to instil positive habits for healthy living for many years to come. To develop such healthy habits among the young learners 'Shramdaan’ activity was organized for the students of classes II and III. The students energetically involved in the tasks of dusting their houses. A video highlighting efficient house cleaning tips was shared with the students. Primary Wing Coordinator, Ms. Sukhnandan Kaur, appreciated the efforts of the students and motivated them to go for such activities as kids who do such chores learn responsibility and gain important life skills that will serve them well throughout their lives.

10 Apr,2021

International Siblings Day

A Sibling is a lens through which you see your childhood’. Cherishing the affection of siblings, the day was celebrated with much emotions. The students of senior secondary wing were instructed to prepare a favourite dish of their sibling and serve it with love. They captured this memory and shared the clicks with their teachers. Not only this, some students also prepared a collage of their pics to celebrate and honour the memories with their siblings. They shared their experiences with the class teachers that how going through the childhood pictures had made them nostalgic. They also made videos doing fun activities indoors and of visiting their favourite places together.

Exalted by the response of the students, the senior coordinator Mrs. Suruchi Jolly, exclaimed how the day rekindled their love for their brothers and sisters and highlighted the important place they hold in our lives

07 Apr,2021

Corona Awareness Week

BCMites celebrated ‘Corona Awareness  Week’ with the theme 'FACE,HAND,SPACE,LET'S CURB THE PACE'. This awareness week was basically organised to help stop the spread of corona virus. Students were apprised about the safety guidelines on Covid - 19 and  healthy dietary habits  through comic book, quizzes and interactive sessions.  Students enthusiastically participated in the quiz based on Corona Awareness. Session on 'Emotional Well Being' was also taken by the School Counselor and tips on the same were given to the students. The school Principal appreciated the efforts of teachers and motivated the students to follow the guidelines.

06 Apr,2021

Session on Digital Literacy

School hosted an interactive live session on “ Digital Literacy” with the aim to have a thorough understanding of various educational apps, internet, its usage and privacy issues concerned with it. The session was conducted by Ms. Archana Malhotra, HOD Computer Department for the students and parents of classes II - IX. She stated that IT and Internet has become more ubiquitous during this COVID-19 Pandemic, so developing digital literacy skills is the need of the hour. She apprised them with the working of various apps that will facilitate them in their studies. A presentation was screened providing an overview of some of the online platforms and resources that can help students in learning process. She encouraged the students that they should nurture a positive attitude towards digital technology and  advised the parents to be well- equipped to guide their children. Further,  a presentation was screened providing them first hand experience on digital literacy. Overall the webinar proved to be highly engaging, effective and enlightening for all .

02 Apr,2021

INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S BOOK DAY

BCMites had an enjoyable day as they celebrated International Children’s Book Day with much zeal and enthusiasm. To promote the reading habits among the students, the school Librarian, Ms. Pooja Ahuja encouraged the students to read any of the book of their choice and feel delighted. She apprised them about the advantages of reading books, its power to increase creativity and imagination. An informative PowerPoint presentation was shared with students acquainting them about the benefits and amazing facts of reading. They were encouraged to read books as reading enriches vocabulary and language skills. It was indeed an enriching and fun-filled day for the students, which ended with great satisfaction and success. The Senior secondary Wing Coordinator, Ms. Suruchi Jolly, emphasized that the reading is the most important thing in our life, hence we should make it our daily habit. She also added that it also develops the values which are crucial for creation of an egalitarian and tolerant society.

08 Mar,2021

Achievements & Awards

BRIDGE INTELIA virtual science fair was conducted for the students of classes 1-12. It is a moment of pride for us that our students brought laurels to the school by bagging consolation prizes in different categories. The event was based on the theme of Technology, Science and Sports. Students were bestowed with e-certificates under the category Science and Technology.

Student Name

Class

Achievements

Ankit Pandey

IX

Model selected in Most Innovative Project Category 

Mohit Verma

VIII

Best Digital Presentation

Prisha Sharma

III

Runner up of Most Innovative Project

Gurvansh Singh

II

Consolation Prize in Most Innovative Project

01 Mar,2021

REWARDS AND RECOGNITION

Stories always give wings to our imagination and take us to place beyond the boundaries of physical world. Keeping this in mind, Teenager Talent Virtual Program: Hindi Storytelling Competition was conducted at National Level for grades II-X by “Everyone Star Organization” on digital portal YouTube. The objective of the competition was to provide an opportunity for students to develop an appreciation for the beauty of Hindi language. It also aimed to hone students’ skills in imagining and visualizing stories and enhance their presentation and communication skills by sharing their stories with others. The participants made Story Telling videos which were uploaded on YouTube. They were adjudged on the basis of content, voice modulation, confidence and creativity. The stories were liked and appreciated by the viewers and judges. BCMites bagged different positions at District, State and National level. Certificates were provided to the winners along with all participating students.

28 Feb,2021

NATIONAL SCIENCE DAY CELEBRATION

'The science of today is the technology of tomorrow’

To commemorate the invention of ‘The Raman Effect’ by the veteran Indian Physicist, Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman, National Science Day was celebrated virtually with great enthusiasm. A special event was organized by the Science department to instill the love for science among the students. The event was presided over by the School Principal.

To spread awareness about the significance of scientific applications in daily lives ‘Virtual Science Fair’ was organized for the students of the classes II & III. The young learners showcased hands-on learning in science with much practical and scientific approach. It aimed at providing a common platform to the students to give shape to their innovative ideas and also to learn from each other's experiences. A fun filled ‘Virtual Science Experiment day’ was observed by the students of classes IV & V. They tried their hands on different experiments to have a better understanding of the scientific concepts. This experiential learning of scientific experiments helped to develop resourcefulness, planning, goal setting and problem solving. Students were quite enthusiastic as they integrated their experiments with the real life experiences.Students of classes VI to VIII participated in plethora of activities like quiz, poster making and debate. The entire event was adjudged by the Middlewing Coordinator, Ms. Raechal Bhatti and Science HOD, Ms. Neena Tiwari. Winners were awarded with virtual certificates. The School Principal applauded the endeavor of the teachers and students. It was indeed a very knowledgeable day in which the main motive was to spread the message about the importance of science used in the daily life.

24 Feb,2021

VIRTUAL ALUMNI MEET

 

"Success of any institution can be measured by the contribution the alumni make."

A Virtual Alumni Meet was attended by about 100 alumni, in India and abroad, from the batches 2016-2019. The event began on a very excited note with a virtual tour of the school. The Principal addressed the alumni and blessed them for a successful future. Sukhdarshan Singh (President Alumni Association) and Simratjit Singh (Correspondent Alumni Association) shared their success journey and suggested them to remain connected and contribute to the school programs. Besides them, alumni like Tushar Chauhan, Reet Singh, Prabhleen Kaur, Ravi Jha and Nitya Goel expressed their feelings through a poem, speech etc. and recalled the moments spent in school. Mehrab Kaur mesmerized all with her melodious voice. They were entertained with few riddles and legendary dance performance of Saksham Sharma. Video of their school time made them cherish their memories and left them nostalgic. They had a lot of fun interacting with the teachers and friends. On the whole, it was a great event which came to an optimistic end to meet again in future

21 Feb,2021

WORLD THINKING DAY

To enable students to think clearly and rationally, an interactive critical thinking session was organized for the students of the Primary Wing. Different online activities and games were organized for the students enabling them to construct a logically sound and well-reasoned argument. It also promoted many good qualities like teamwork, problem solving skills, time management, patience, etc. among the students. Coordinator, Ms. Sukhnandan Kaur, appreciated the creative skills of the students and elaborated that to engage students in critical thinking, the educator needs to act as a facilitator to allow grounds for discussion and encourage a wider and open thought process.

12 Feb,2021

SEMINAR ON ROAD SAFETY AWARENESS

Traffic department in association with District Child Protection Department conducted a seminar on Road Safety Awareness Programme in the school campus. ACP Gurdev Singh, Ms Rashmi( District child protection officer) along with S. Harminder Singh (Officer, Education Department) made the drivers aware of the various road safety measures. The main objective was to empower the drivers with the right knowledge, skills and attitude to ensure proper safety of the children. They were made aware of their responsibility as road users and  acquainted with the safety rules to be followed. Drivers were further instructed for the frequent checking of fitness of school buses including speed limiting devices and their own health check up. Overall, it was a purposeful session which equipped the drivers with situation and response techniques during driving

11 Feb,2021

International Day of women and Girls in Science

The students of classes II & III celebrated ‘The International Day of Women and Girls in Science’  to promote full and equal participation in science for women and girls. A documentary highlighting the critical role that women and girls play in science and technology was shared with the students. The students were made aware about the commendable contribution of some of the great Indian women scientists like Nandini Harinath, Anuradha T.K., Minal Rohit, Moumita Dutta, etc. in the field of science. Coordinator, Ms. Sukhnandan Kaur, stated that since the time immemorial, women have overcome odds and challenged adversity. 

05 Feb,2021

INTERNET SAFETY DAY

The internet is not only a part of our life but also of every student's whether socializing with friends, listening to music, developing a hobby or studying. With an aim to promote more safer and responsible use of online technology, a webinar was organized on Internet Safety Day for the students of classes VI and VII. Participants were provided with information on prevention, tackling and reporting mechanism. They were shared the tips to reduce the acceptance of cyber- bullying. They were also advised to reduce the screen timings with electronic devices and social media.

27 Jan,2021

Republic Day Celebration

BCMites celebrated 72nd Republic Day with great éclat and took pride in glorifying and celebrating the spirit of unity. Celebrations commenced with gamut of activities for all the wings. Different online competitions based on the patriotic theme such as slogan writing, poem recitation and fancy dress were organized for Primary Wing students. The students enthusiastically participated and presented their creative skills. Middle wing students participated in Poster making and Greeting Card making activities. They expressed their patriotic zeal by distributing cards with the message of being responsible citizens. An online Patriotic Song Competition was conducted for the Senior Wing students, who sang melodious songs devoted to their country. Senior Secondary wing also celebrated the day performing different activities like flying tricolor kites, presenting PPTs on the lives of freedom fighters, preparing tricolor dishes, making collage of great personalities, delivering speeches and expressing their gratitude towards our soldiers in their verses and songs.

Drive thru event on Republic Day was also held at Kindergarten wing. Children visited the school along with the parents in their own vehicles which were beautifully decorated with tri colour flags and balloons.They all were very excited to see the main attractions like fairy land, animal kingdom, sand castle and army tank. Delight of visiting the school after so long was very much evident on their faces. The whole school was embellished in vibrant colours to fuel the spirit of patriotism.

Flag Hoisting Ceremony was held at the school premises. The school Principal conducted the ceremony which concluded with the recitation of National Anthem.The school Principal in her address highlighted the significance of the day and made the children aware that the future of the country lies in their hands. She also applauded all the participants for making Republic Day celebration a grand success.

12 Jan,2021

Ek Bharat Shresht Bharat

With an aim to promote the essence of “Ek Bharat Shreshta Bharat“ the students of the Primary Wing were sensitized about the culture, tradition and customs of the paired state Andhra Pradesh. They were totally absorbed in the festive spirit of Lohri and Pongal. They were told about the significance of celebrating both the festivals. The students dressed up in beautiful traditional attires and danced energetically on the folk beats. They enjoyed peanuts, popcorn and gachak with their families.  The Coordinator, Ms. Sukhnandan Kaur, blessed children with the hope that the coming year would bring happiness in their lives. She also encouraged teachers to play a vital role to keep the tradition and culture alive in the festivities.

12 Jan,2021

National Youth Day

To honour the contributions of Swami Vivekananda, the students of classes II-VIII celebrated his birth anniversary with great enthusiasm. A painting competition on the theme- issues related to the youth was conducted for the students of classes II & III. They beautifully presented their artistic skills and created the masterpieces. To make students aware about the ideals and thoughts of Swami Vivekananda, a video based on his philosophies was also shared with them.

29 Dec,2020

FUNATHON 2020

Virtual sports meet 'FUNATHON 2020' was organised for t he students of Primary Wing. The sacred flame of the games was lit in the school premises which represented the endeavour for perfection and symbolized the light of spirit, knowledge, and life. The participants virtually reaffirmed their pledge towards maintaining the true spirit of sportsmanship, integrity and fair play in the games. A vibrant performance by the teachers displaying the aerobic moves and ring drill enthralled everyone. The school principal declared the sports meet open and released the balloons. The little ones tried their best to outdo each other in their virtual game challenges like spot hopping, jump and dress-up, hit the target, pack the bag, dribble the ball, cross the hurdle, etc. The winners were acknowledged and participants were encouraged in the award ceremony. E-certificates were given to the winners. The Coordinator, Ms. Sukhnandan Kaur, lauded the efforts of the students and stressed on the need to maintain a balance between academic and sports activities. 

28 Dec,2020

COMMIT TO FIT

To promote physical fitness and increase active field time, a funfilled games session was held for teachers of Middle Wing in school playground. Teachers were involved in several fitness related activities including sports, games and aerobics. They enthusiastically participated in various games and races like musical chair, tug of war, spoon race, balancing race etc. Teachers enjoyed aerobics session which included music and dance steps. Along with this, they learnt benefits of fitness related activities on regular basis which help to keep their body and mind fit.

24 Dec,2020

WINNING ACCOLADES

Annual Inter school Techno-Edu festival “Wiztech 2020” was organized wherein the children got an opportunity to learn and discover the latest in the field of IT and technology by participating in various online /offline events. BCMites proved their mettle by winning various positions in the competition.

Sno

Name of the

Event

Position

Organized By

Classes

1

Declamation

2nd

 

DCM Presidency

School

III-V

2

Minecraft

3rd

VI-VIII

3

Power point presentation

3rd

IX-XII

4

AI Design

3rd

IX-XII

5

Photoshop

3rd

IX-XII

6

Memepanti

Certificate of

Meritorious Performance

DLF Public School,  Delhi

IX-XII

7

Game on the Rocks

Certificate of

Meritorious Performance

VI-VIII

                                                             The winners were congratulated by the School Principal for their exemplary performance in different events.

24 Dec,2020

CHRISTMAS CHEER

BCMites celebrated the spirit of Christmas with joy and cheer. Students of classes II to VII virtually presented beautiful dances, songs and presentation during virtual snack party organised on the eve of Christmas. Students clad in the costumes of santas, angels and fairies wished merry X-Mas to everyone. An overflow of enthusiasm, mirth and joy was witnessed all around. Tiny tots looked charming and fresh clad in the costumes of santas, angels, fairies. Everybody swayed and waved along the tunes of ‘Jingle Bell, Jingle Bell….’, and ‘O Jesus….’.

The school Principal gave her heartfelt wishes and impressed upon the students to show love and respect to everyone. On whole, the students had a gala time.

18 Dec,2020

IN-HOUSE TEACHERS’ LEARNING PROGRAMME

With an aim to bring qualitative improvement in teaching learning process and to produce learners’ skill development, an In-House Teachers’ Learning Programme was organized for the teachers of Middle Wing. Emphasis was laid on development of 3Cs: Critical Thinking, Creative and Communication Skills. Teachers were also guided to strengthen the same among learners. Teachers participated enthusiastically in Group Discussions, Panel Discussions and they presented their views on New Education Policy and other topics of their choice which helped them grow professionally. The School Counsellor, Ms. Charanjeet Kaur, had counselling sessions with the teachers where she talked about mental wellness and relaxation techniques to reduce stress. The programme helped participants to stimulate their creativity, tap their own ability to think critically and explore new ideas.

14 Dec,2020

BCMITES OUTSHONE AT INTERSCHOOL COMPETITIONS

BCMites proved their potential and went a step ahead by bagging various positions and prizes in different Virtual Interschool Competitions.

Sno

Name of the Event

Position

Organized By

Class

1

Matinee

1st

 

“Bit Bytes”

An Interschool LSSC competition

IX-X

2

Dotcom Weavers

2nd

IX-X

3

e- Communique

1st

XI-XII

4

e- Communique

1st

VI -VIII

5

Nick With Pic

2nd

XI- XII

6

Nick With Pic

1st

 IX-X

7.

Cyber Caption

3rd

LSSC Computer Carnival

VIII

8.

Grammar Quiz

1st

 

 

G.S.Memorial -2020

(An Inter-school Kids Festival)

VI

9.

Extempore

1st

VI

10.

Poem Recitation

2nd

I

11.

Powerpoint presentation

2nd

IV

12.

YouTube Channel

3rd

VII

13.

Editorial Cartoon making

3rd

VII

14.

Debate

3rd

II

15.

Declamation

2nd

 

 

Wiztech 3

2020

V

16.

Minecraft: Break the Code

3rd

VI-VII

17.

Photoshop

3rd

IX-XIII

18.

AI Design

3rd

IX-XII

19.

Power Point Presentation

3rd

IX-XIII

The winners were congratulated by the School Principal for their exemplary performance in different events.

 

10 Dec,2020

WORLD HUMAN RIGHTS DAY

To empower and acknowledge the advocates and defenders of human rights around the world, Human Rights Day is celebrated annually across the world. The primary wing students celebrated Human Rights Day with much enthusiasm and zeal. They were sensitized about the various rights that are needed for leading a dignified life. The junior artists made beautiful posters and banners highlighting the importance of these rights. They understood that these rights embodies key values in our society such as fairness, dignity, equality and respect.

03 Dec,2020

TECHNOTSAV 2020

Students of Primary Wing celebrated ‘Technotsav 2020’- a myriad of celebrations replete with music, dazzling dances and hues of colours amidst great zest, vibrancy and elation. The students of classes II & III presented mesmerizing cultural events such as dances, plays, magic show, fireless cooking, family fashion show, puppet dance, math tricks, mimicry, mono acting, ad mad shows, folk dance, etc. The coordinator, Ms.Sukhnandan Kaur  appreciated the efforts of the students and encouraged children to use this time of pandemic to stay connected, safe and build stronger bonds. She congratulated the students for the excellent performance. The celebrations concluded on a happy note encouraging the students to establish further milestones in the journey of success.

28 Nov,2020

STORY ENACTMENT

For the young upcoming talent, Story Enactment Competition was organized for the students of class V. Students of all the sections gave outstanding performances. Various creative props were used with such innovative ideas. Perfect vocabulary and confident presentation were the main highlights of the competition. The children looked stunning in their colorful outfits and headgears. Students used the virtual platform in an excellent manner. The competition inspired the children to think, work and enact creatively and promoted artistic excellence and made the event most enjoyable for one and all.

26 Nov,2020

INDIAN CONSTITUTION DAY CELEBRATED

The school organized a webinar for the students of classes VIII & IX to commemorate the spirit of the Indian Constitution Day. Resource person, Ms Nidhi Sharma told the students that Constitution Day (National Law Day), also known as Samvidhan Divas, is celebrated in India to commemorate the adoption of Constitution of India on 26 November 1949.She imparted the knowledge about the constitution, the preamble, fundamental rights, fundamental duties, directive principles of state and the union  territory. The Senior Wing Coordinator, Ms.Anjan Kalia, said that the purpose to organize this webinar was actually to inform the students about the importance of law and make them law abiding citizens. Thus, the Constitution Day was celebrated with extreme reverence and remembrance of the great men and women who drafted the constitution that was defined by a noble and expansive philosophy.

19 Nov,2020

NATIONAL INTEGRATION DAY CELEBRATION

National Integration Day, also known as Quami Ekta Divas, is celebrated to upgrade the affection and solidarity among individuals all over India. BCMites  enthusiastically celebrated the day by organising an ‘Inter Class  Dance Competition’ for the students of the Primary Wing. The students presented the diverse performances on wide spectrum of folk songs of different states like Rajasthan, Haryanya, Himachal, Kashmiri, etc. The students gracefully represented the glory of different states marking the love, peace and unity that we all share. Young learners were thrilled to be a part of colourful, vibrant and energizing event. An integrated folk dance performance was also presented by the teachers. The Coordinator, Ms. Sukhnandanpal  Kaur , congratulated the winners and appreciated the performances of the children and also encouraged them to participate more in such competitions to enhance their talents.

17 Nov,2020

DIWALI CELEBRATIONS

BCMites celebrated Diwali and Bhai Dooj with great fervour & excitement. Students of classes IV to VII showcased their artistic aptitude by making beautiful Rangoli designs, made colourful diyas, designed candles and even decorated their homes with the sterling Torans. They even exhibited their love for siblings on the eve of Bhai Dooj as they decorated beautiful thalis for pooja and performed all rituals with full zeal and vigour.

The Midle Wing Coordinator, Ms. Rachel Bhatti, appreciated the concern shown by the students towards the environment through their aesthetic creations. She expressed the hope that only students can change the face of this nation. She also admired the responsible attitude of the students towards making India clean and green.

16 Nov,2020

CHILDREN DAY CELEBRATION

Children's Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm and gusto. The students of Middle Wing (Classes IV to VII) highlighted the significance of the Children's Day through various speeches and poems. Children attended the virtual celebration in colourful attires as many of them were clad in Nehru's outfit with red rose pinned on to them.  Special performances of the teachers added colour to the occasion. Teachers organised a fun-filled day for the students by organizing a virtual party filled with music, dance and some fun filled activities. Students of senior classes delivered speeches on the occasion and paid tribute to legendary freedom fighter, Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru,  for his long struggle to achieve independence. Students also made handmade paper roses embracing the deep love and enthusiasm Chacha Nehru had towards the children. The day laid emphasis on the importance of giving love, attention and affection to children.

13 Nov,2020

EK ABHYAN, JAN KALYAN, DHARA BACHAO

The much awaited 5-day venture to save planet earth commenced with the live streaming of its inaugural session on YouTube. The school principal, Dr. Vandna Shahi in her introductory speech, clarified the main objective of the event which is to sensitise students towards environment degradation and its threats.

The event got a kickstart when the students discussed about the priceless treasures explored in the kitchen. It was very informative when they emphasised on home remedies and explained the benefits of local spices and herbs.The coordinator of middle wing, Miss Rachel Bhatti appreciated the efforts of students in searching the hidden benefits of common spices like cardamom, fenugreek,turmeric etc.

The event organiser, Ms. Charanjit Kalra remarked that the project has been sequenced as such that it would prove to be a complete learning package for the students. She also emphasised on the current need of real life skill learning and its benefits to the present generation.

07 Nov,2020

DR. EARTH, NATURE - THE HEALER

Day 2 of the purposeful venture ’Ek Abhyan, Jan Kalyan, Dhara Bachao’ witnessed a plethora of activities with natural therapies carrying the limelight. The topic for the day was ‘Dr. Earth, Nature- the healer’  where students presented their views and highlighted the procedures as well as benefits of natural therapies in detail via live streaming. They enlightened the viewers about the magical benefits of sand, water, salt, aroma,sun and steam therapies for the cure of certain ailments. The participants under the able guidance of the event incharge Ms. Anjana, gave valuable tips. Where one student highlighted the hydra therapy and its extreme benefits to the extent of prevention of kidney stones, the other talked about the rocksalt being a de stressing agent. The students explored the arena of therapeutic values of mud and its types as well.

The school principal Dr Vandna Shahi appreciating the efforts emphasised on the use of natural therapies for the cure of common ailments rather than resorting to medicine.

Mrs Charanjit Kalra, the event organiser in her address remarked that in the fast world of today where everyone falls prey to one or the other problem, people should incline towards naturopathy rather than heavy medical doses. The whole session proved to be quite informative and satisfactory as it was witnessed by a  huge number of live audience.Ms Rachel Bhatti event coordinator said that this event is a way to integrate learning with life skills.

31 Oct,2020

REMINISCING THE IRON MAN OF INDIA

On the occasion of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel’s Jayanti and ‘ Rashtriya Ekta Diwas’ , BCMites paid homage to the Iron Man of India and recalled his contribution towards building India a diversified yet a united nation. The celebrations aimed to make the students aware about the importance of national unity for the progress, security and development of any nation. A special assembly was conducted to support the cause of promoting the unity and integrity in the country. To explore patriotism and awareness related to the country, a virtual ‘Ekta chain’, was formed by the students and teachers, symbolizing national unity irrespective of caste, colour and creed.  

Virtual Quiz with different rounds was also conducted. The speech highlighted the contributions of Sardar Patel in fostering the spirit of nationalism in the country. The students also made attractive posters to spread message of unification. A documentary on the philosophies and life of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel was also screened for the students. On this solemn occasion, all students and faculty members undertook the ‘Rashtriya Ekta Diwas Pledge’. The students resolved to strive hard and follow the vision of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel. The School Principal saluted the great leader who lent his steely strength to India’s consolidation after independence, in full measure. She also motivated the students to adopt the positive attitude towards real strength of unity in diversity.

24 Oct,2020

SHAPING GLOBAL CITIZENS

The school celebrated United Nations Day to acknowledge and enjoy the richness of cultural diversity , closing the inequalities gap to achieve social justice and foster peace among the nations. BCMites  participated in plethora of activities like Poster Making, e- Collage Making etc. with great exuberance and vivaciousness.

The event also offered multifarious parleys on issues related to maintaining peace , promoting human rights and devising strategies to aid armed conflicts. A documentary film on Malala Yousafzai, UN Messenger of Peace, was also shown to the students of classes XI & XII . Online Quiz was also organized in which students participated with great zeal .They also took pledge to uphold the ethical values with a spirit of harmony. The ebullient faces dressed in formal regalia were zealous to fill their tabula rasa with resolutions of profound and compelling agendas. The teacher fraternity fortified the students to play their role to bring in social reform and create a happy and safe place for all to live in.The school Principal addressed the students and spurred them to deploy themselves into the international avenues of engaging reflections.

24 Oct,2020

PARENTING SESSION ON “SAFETY STARTS WITH S BUT BEGINS WITH YOU”

The school aired a very informative and enlightening session on YouTube to ensure ,both physical and cyber, safety of the students amidst Covid-19.  The School Principal guided the parents and students as to how they should handle the current Covid conditions and prevent themselves once the life turns to near normal. Through a presentation, she highlighted the importance of ancient Indian traditions of personal hygiene and usage of home remedies to boost immunity. She requested the parents to take care of both physical and mental health of the children by promoting home made nutritious diet. She shared the reopening guidelines for students.
On the other hand, Mrs Charanjit Kalra shared some tips as to how the parents and students can stay safe and secure technologically. She also enlisted a few safe search engines for children and requested the parents to be vigilant and beware of cyber crimes.Amidst the session the e- newsletter ‘Bcm Express’ was also released. The event was a grand success as it was attended by more than 1000 parents.

19 Oct,2020

VIRTUAL YOUTH FEST FESTIV - O - PEDIA

'Festiv -O- Pedia’ Youth Fest began with a great fanfare and grandeur on a virtual platform. This 3 day event was inaugurated in presence of members of LBCMF, Sh. Suresh Ji Munjal (Trustee), Dr. Prem Kumar(Executive Director), Principals of sister concerns and many other dignitaries. The school Principal welcomed all the participants with an expectation that this virtual platform would definitely discover the artistic talents from various regions. 

Various events like Mehfil-e-Saaz, Dance Twirl, Peroration etc were organised both online and offline. 20 schools from different states participated. The school hosted 4 events: Comic Opera, Flicks & Chicks, WorldZen and Pathfinder. The events were adjudged by different eminent personalities. The events helped students to polish their skills to compete for other inter-school competitions and provided the students an opportunity to showcase their talent in diverse fields.

BCM Arya Model Sr. Sec School won the overall trophy. Mr. D.P. Guleria , Principal Bcm School Chd Road, congratulated the participants and  thanked the judges. The Management members and Principals of sister branches applauded the efforts of the students participating in various competitions and encouraged them participate with zeal in every walk of life. They all emphasized on the importance of providing continuous learning opportunities for the students to flourish and sharpen the skills.

05 Oct,2020

RECREATING GANDHIAN ERA

BCMites celebrated Gandhi Jayanti to commemorate 151st birth anniversary of Mohan Das Karam Chand Gandhi, a true pioneer of truth and non- violence. The main aim was to exhort the students to follow the doctrines and values of Gandhiji in order to build a society free from orthodox beliefs and rigid practices. A virtual assembly was conducted which started with Gayatri Mantra followed by mellifluous songs , aptly sermonising the principles of Mahatma Gandhi. Teachers enacted a Nukkad Natak based on the facts from the life of the great leader. Students from different classes beautifully depicted Satya Graha , Salt Movement, Dandi March etc and promoted Khadi too. They also shared anecdotes and portrayed Gandhi ji’s photographs, spectacles, walking stick and the spinning wheel or the charkha. Poems related to his life were recited. The students from classes II and III presented a short act featuring the three wise monkeys of Mahatma Gandhi's teachings.The students picked up the broom and cleaned their houses and celebrated the Rashtriya Swachhta Diwas. A patriotic dance was also presented by them . Students of classes IV to XII participated in multifarious activities like PPT Making , Quiz Contest , Slogan writing and pledged to work towards saving Mother Earth making his dreams a reality. They also promised to abide by Gandhian ethics, values and universal brotherhood. The teachers also enlightened the students about the significance of Gandhi Jayanti and encouraged them to unite and stand together for the ideals and values brought forward by the father of nation.

The School Principal appreciated the efforts of the students and motivated them to follow his footsteps by being honest, peaceful and compassionate. It was an enriching experience for students and they thoroughly enjoyed the day.

29 Sep,2020

REWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

  • The test was organized by CSIR (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research) and NISTADS (National Institute of Science Technology and Development Studies) in January 2020. The motive behind the same was to evaluate the cognizance of 21st century skills, awareness and knowledge of science and technology among students.
  • Excellent performance by our marvels in the prestigious ICC All India Competition 2020 organised by ISRO. Seven students of our school are amongst the top 500 selected nationwide in all the different categories.
  • In Pencil shading competition, Eva Arora(Xll Arts) and Rajandeep  got Ist Position & got 2nd position respectively.
  • In oil pastels, Charu Goyal (Xll Science) bagged Ist position followed by Sazel Sharma (Xll com).
  • Anshul Bedi of class XI Com B won Gold Medal in National Taekwondo Championship.
  • Tanvir Singh of class XI Science got 7th International rank and 1st Zonal Rank and Tanveer Singh of class IV Tulip got 65th rank & 28th Zonal Rank in International English Olympiad.
  • CBSE National Science Exhibition was held at Suncity School, Gurgaon. Sukhman Singh and Pratham Singla (Class IX) participated in the exhibition and presented a model of robotic car using Artificial Intelligence.

15 Sep,2020

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF DEMOCRACY

 The International Day of Democracy is celebrated around the world each year with the purpose of promoting and upholding the principles of democracy. India has been viewed as the biggest democracy in the world and the fundamental rights constitute the backbone of the nation. The school gave an opportunity to the young learners of the Primary Wing to celebrate and appreciate our democratic society by organising ‘Poster Making Activity’ for them. The students made colourful posters as well as banners highlighting the importance of Fundamental Rights in protecting the liberties and freedom of the citizens. The students understood that these fundamental rights are very essential for the all-round development of the individuals and the country. The school Principal, Dr. Vandna Shahi applauded the efforts put in by the students and emphasized that India has many things to show and to be proud of and the democracy is one of them. 

06 Sep,2020

Virtual Alumni Meet

More than 80 alumni from batches 2004-2015 became a part of Virtual Alumni Meet. The meet commenced with formal address of the school Principal where she thanked all the alumni for their tremendous contributions in the school progress during the pandemic and requested them to stay connected. Once city toppers, Sukhdarshan Singh and  Bakshishpreet Singh and today well placed, gave suggestions as to how schools can contribute in making a bright future for their students. Jagmeet Singh, a multi talented Alumni from 2012 batch, didn’t miss the opportunity of reminding all of his extraordinary skills. Mandeep Dhammi from batch 2004 has reached the entertainment world. Simratjeet Singh currently a CA and Mandeep Singh also a CA have their views on improvement. Mahima Goyal mesmerised all with her self-composed poem and remembered the bygone school days.

The virtual tour of the school highlighting the achievements and growth made everyone glad. All alumni in India and abroad were glad to see their school prosper by leaps and bounds. Surprising titles were also awarded to a few deserving Alumni.

They were entertained with the legendary dance performance of Saksham Sharma. They shared their memories of the school. All alumni present from India and abroad were thanked for their presence. The event concluded with a promise to meet again in future and that too physically.

28 Aug,2020

INDIAN CULTURAL EXPERIENCE AT SPIC MACAY

With the aim to enhance awareness about different aspects of Indian Heritage and inspire young minds to imbibe the values embedded in it, both students and teachers of the school attended Spic Macay Online Global Orientation Programme. Around 20 students (classes VI- XII) along with 15 teachers attended the program. They got an opportunity to explore core values of Indian traditions and culture. Students were informed about various art forms of different states. Videos related to classical music, dance and folk arts were shown. The students got a chance to connect with some great artists related to classical dance and music. It was a great enriching experience for them.

23 Aug,2020

PARENTING WEBINAR - HAPPY YOU.. HAPPY FAMILY

Virtual Parenting Session- “Happy you.. Happy Family” was organized  for the parents of class II students .The school Principal, in her opening note, said that the secret of happy family lies in creating moments of ease and closeness. She advised the parents to spend quality time with their kids as it breaks up stress and creates strong connection with each other.

The school counselor, Charnjeet Kalra, conducted further session that was full of fun filled activities, spontaneous common-sense quiz and parenting tips. Coordinator, Ms Sukhnadan Pal Kaur, said that the aim of the session was to create stress free and memorable moments. She thanked parents for their zealous and active participation.

15 Aug,2020

INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION

Amid pandemic, the school virtually celebrated 74th Independence Day of India with great enthusiasm and patriotic fervor. Celebrations commenced one week before with gamut of activities like slogan writing, tricolor rangoli making, patriotic song competition etc. BCMites expressed their feelings in their own unique ways. Senior students decorated walls and boards with their colorful drawings and slogans. The three colors of flag saffron, white and green were highlighted in the decoration to provide the National Spirit to the celebration.  Classes VIII to X participated in delicious tricolor dish making and rangoli making activities.  Fancy dress, slogan writing and patriotic song competitions were held for Middle Wing classes. A special assembly was conducted by the students of classes II and III which created an ambience of patriotism and national spirit through a patriotic song, poetry recital, dance duet. Tiny tots attired in colourful dresses, holding tricolor balloons and flags; recited patriotic poems and spoke on the history of the day. All the participants shared the videos and pictures at digital platform.  

The fervour of patriotism lives on even during pandemic. As most of the events of Independence Day were shifted online, the highlight of the day was the Flag Hoisting Ceremony held in the campus.  The school Principal along with Coordinators of all wings hoisted the National Flag following social distancing norms. She appreciated the students for their efforts and said that such celebrations are observed to educate and sensitize students of the sacrifices made by freedom fighters.

14 Aug,2020

VIRTUAL POESY

Poetry Recitation is a mode of expression, a medium that develops communication skills, increases vocabulary and boosts self-confidence.  To enable the students develop and hone these skills, ‘Virtual Poesy’- an Inter BCM School Virtual English Poetry Recitation Competition was held. Every participant recited the poem eloquently and enjoyed the beauty of expression, thoughts, rhyme and music of words. It was a splendid opportunity for them to exhibit their talent and confidence on digital platform. They recited on various themes like Real Warriors, A Rainbow of Hope During Pandemic, Attitude of Gratitude, Positivity Always Wins etc.

The event was adjudged by Ms. Simmi Aggarwal from Sacred Heart Convent School, Sarabha Nagar and Ms. Kirat Grewal from KVM School, Civil Lines.The students were adjudged on the parameters like content, pronunciation and voice modulation, confidence and rhythmic expression and overall presentation. The young poets enthralled everyone with their articulation and memory skills while reciting poems. The winner was Tanveer Kaur of BCM School, Basant Avenue whereas Chhavi Arora and Navnoor Kaur both participants of BCM School, Sector-32 A, Chandigarh Road shared Second position and Anchal Jindal of  Focal Point bagged the Third position. Overall First Position was bagged by BCM School, Sector-32 A, Chandigarh Road.

Vote of thanks was presented by Ms. Suruchi Jolly, Senior Coordinator. Principal of the host school appreciated the efforts of all and remarked that it is through poetry that emotion finds its thought and the thought finds words.

12 Aug,2020

VIRTUAL INTER HOUSE PATRIOTIC SONG CONTEST

“Music is an art that goes through ears straight to the heart”.

A virtual Inter House Patriotic Song Contest was conducted by for the students of class VII to mark the occasion of Independence Day. The students participated in it with a great zeal and fervor. All of them depicted their love and respect for their country through their melodious voice. Vrinda from Shalimar House bagged the first position. Kanishka from Kohinoor House and Manreet from Pukhraj House bagged the second and third position respectively. Yashika from Kohinoor House achieved   the consolation position.

18 Jul,2020

EK BHARAT SHRESTH BHARAT

As a part of MHRD’s ‘Ek Bharat Shresth Bharat’ Programme, the partner state allotted to Punjab is Andhra Pradesh. Various activities were held for the students to foster the spirit of unity in diversity among students and to familiarize them with culture and traditions of both the states.

‘Lip Smacking Food Fusion’ activity was organized for the students of classes II and III. The students prepared mouthwatering fusion dishes of our state Punjab and the paired state Andhra Pradesh. The students energetically participated in the activity and developed feeling of oneness and belonging with the paired state. They prepared various sumptuous dishes like Dahi Vada, Upindi, Rawa Kesari, Kheer, Tomato Pappu, Medhu Vada, etc.

Virtual morning assembly was held for the students of classes VIII – X. Students were acquainted with history, culture, cuisines and climate, festivals and famous sites of both, Punjab and Andhra Pradesh. The students showed great zeal to know more about the states. Virtual Quiz was also conducted for the students and their response was overwhelming.

17 Jul,2020

INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE DAY CELEBRATED

International Justice Day was celebrated to mark the importance of the day and to aware the students of classes XI and XII about serious crimes happening around the world. The school organized an interactive webinar with Advocate Ravinder Rawat, who is handling criminal cases and working as a socialist to prevent crimes that threaten the peace, security and well being of the world. Around 70 students of XII Arts participated in the session and were made aware about their fundamental rights and duties. The resource person defined true meaning of justice to them and told the difference between accused and victim. He also guided students how to pursue career in law and suggested some of the renowned universities and colleges of India and abroad. At last, their queries were handled. Poster making and slogan writing activities were also conducted. Students
participated enthusiastically and created attractive posters and wrote beautiful slogans depicting the importance of the day. They shared the pictures of posters and slogans through digital platform and enlightened people about their right to justice.  Overall, it was an informative and knowledgeable session for the students.

21 Jun,2020

INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY

To enable students and educators stay fit and active, which is necessary during this pandemic, International Yoga Day was celebrated virtually. Keeping in mind the Ayush Ministry’s guideline ‘yoga at home – yoga with family’, students and teachers performed different yoga asanas at their own homes with their family members and shared their pictures and videos through the digital platform. Poster making activity was also conducted. Students created beautiful posters depicting the importance of yoga in life. .

Apart from Yoga Day celebration, videos depicting different forms of exercises were shared on daily basis by the teachers under the “Fit India Mission” with the goal to help pupils stay fit and adopt an endurable and active lifestyle.
 

24 May,2020

TRIBUTE TO BAUJI

BCMites paid tribute to Mahatma Satyanand Munjal Ji on his birth anniversary. Students sent the videos carrying powerful messages. They recited poems and delivered speeches on principles of Arya Samaj. They vowed to tread on the trial left by the visionary and give wings to his vision by working for upliftment of society.

27 Jan,2020

Incredible India Cultural Fiesta

School celebrated Incredible India Cultural Fiesta with great patriotic zeal. The function was a unique amalgamation of knowledge and entertainment. Highlighting the theme of Incredible India, the school was decorated elegantly with tricolor objects. The talented students presented mesmerizing cultural events. The captivating performances of the students enthralled the audience. The students presented an insight into India through human relationships and dramatic dance forms to empower the youth to appreciate their country. In the end, Principal Dr. Vandna Shahi lauded the efforts of the teachers and students for putting up an excellent show and contriving patriotic fervor.

22 Nov,2019

Einsteins in the Making

Two students Sukhman Singh & Pratham Singla of Class IX prepared a model on Artificial Intelligence for the Regional CBSE Science Exhibition, in which 102 schools participated and 140 models were displayed.They have been selected for National Level Science Exhibition too.    

12 Oct,2019

WORKSHOP ON HAPPY CLASSROOMS

Creating a safe and caring classroom which promotes positive emotions in students, must always stay top priority. With such aim, a workshop on “Happy Classrooms” was organised for the teachers. Resource persons were Ms. Neena Sharma, Ms. Neeru Gandhi and Ms. Ruchika. They emphasised that motivating the students with various incentives, to maintain a conducive learning environment and not labelling a child can create wonders in teaching learning process. They also asked the teachers to introspect and adopt various creative techniques while dealing with students who create behaviour issues in the classroom. Teachers must conduct various fun filled activities like dancing, storytelling etc and try to develop healthy rapport between students and teachers in the classrooms. Overall, it was very interesting and all the aspects to create happiness within and around were discussed through activities.