Under the second edition of expression series on the theme-'G-20 India's Vision for a Harmonious World' many students participated. Out of which 4 best entries, one from each category, were uploaded on CBSE website.
Partition Horrors Remembrance Day was commemorated to pay respect to our forebears who survived a heart-breaking era that left scars etched in history. The entire BCM family came together for a special assembly to acknowledge the strength and solidarity that survived tragedy and to pay tribute to the terrible chapters of history. The students viewed the digital exhibition with heavy hearts as it showed the countless lives that were disrupted, the families that were torn apart and their agony and sorrow even generations afterwards.
The ‘Akhil Bharatiya Shiksha Samagam’ plenary session was streamed live in the school. Teachers, parents and students all enthusiastically participated in the session.
The audience was ecstatic to hear our honourable Prime Minister's inauguration speech. The PM SHRI Scheme's first installment of funding was released and this inspired students because it will help students develop into engaged, productive and helpful citizens who will help build an equitable, inclusive and plural society as envisioned by the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020. In addition, the session's link was shared with all the stake holders.
Keeping the students abreast with latest issues on Cyber Security, an Inter House English Declamation Contest had been conducted for the students of classes XI and XII. The competition also aimed to promote effective Public Speaking skills.The
participants enthusiastically expressed their views on various topics like Social Media Security, Online Payment Awareness.
They delivered their speeches with passion and enthusiasm, showcasing their communication skills and their in-depth knowledge of the topic.
The panel of judges evaluated them on the basis of content, expression,fluency and confidence.All the participants gave outstanding performances, making it a challenging job for the judges to select the winners. However, after much deliberation, Pukhraj House emerged as the winner.
Shalimar House and Kohinoor House bagged the second and third position respectively.
With the prime objective to promote the safe and positive use of digital technology for children and to inspire a national conversation about using technology responsibly and respectfully, Safer Internet Day was celebrated at BCM School, Dugri. Young BCMites were educated about cyber safety through plethora of activities like Debate, PPt, Poster Making etc.
The School Principal, Dr. Vandna Shahi, encouraged the students to control instincts of digital overuse and display safe online behavior by following cyber safety protocols.
For the students of class VIII, the school organised an Inter House Interpol GK Quiz with the intention of educating people about Interpol and raising awareness of it. There were four teams overall, each with four competitors. Participants in this neck-to-neck competition enthralled the audience with their prompt and accurate replies in each of the four captivating rounds.
The audience engaged in unparalleled levels of active participation, and the students' level of knowledge astounded everyone.
55 students from classes IX toXII took part in the event by playing the roles of Ministers, Speakers, and Opposition Leaders. The event was organised by the school to help future Indian citizens appreciate and understand the democratic system and the working of the Parliament. It was under the initiative taken by the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs. The students were able to experience the ferocity of our Indian Parliament through the enactment.
Many students from all the wings of the school participated in the Story Telling Competition which was announced by CBSE as a part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav on the theme 'The Story of India'. The videos were made and uploaded on CBSE portal.
The students participated in Heritage India Quiz under the theme ‘Freedom Struggle of India’ on MyGov & DIKSHA Platform. Students completed the quiz within the allotted time and proudly downloaded their e-certificates.
BCMites participated in CBSE Science Challenge 2021- 2022. They proved their mettle in Science Quiz on DIKSHA PORTAL. They were awarded with the certificates for the same. The challenge helped them to develop their curiosity and high order of thinking.
The school staff, students and their parents took an e-pledge titled "Say yes to life, No to drugs," which was commissioned by the Narcotics Control Bureau and the CBSE. The goal was to educate students about the negative impacts of drugs. They received e-certificates for the same.
As part of the ongoing celebrations of Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav(AKAM), CBSE started the ‘75 Lakh Post Card Campaign’ along with the Department of Posts(DoP). Students of classes IV-XII enthusiastically participated in the campaign and expressed their views on the given topics. 10 post cards having the best ideas were uploaded on the CBSE portal.
In order to disseminate the details of acts of bravery and the life stories of armed forces among the students, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has started with Veer Gatha Project in collaboration with CBSE. As part of project, BCMites composed poems, made powerpoint presentations, drew paintings etc on various gallantry award winners.
School conducted an activity-based session on Cyber Web Safety. The session was kept for the students of classes VI and VII. The session was conducted by School Counselor Ms. Charanjit Kaur Kalra. She guided students to stay safe while surfing on internet. The trainee teachers from BCM College of education enacted a short skit on theme 'Unethical Practices on Social Media'. Through this activity, children were taught about safety measures they should adopt while using internet. They were further sensitized towards privacy and security of data. The session was concluded by sharing some tips on ethical use of internet. School Principal Dr. Vandna Shahi appreciated the efforts done by the teachers and also guided the students to be vigilant while using the internet.
The School celebrated 'Mental Well Being Week'. The main aim of the conduction was to raise awareness about mental wellbeing. Numerous activities were conducted to make students feel happy and connected. They were shown different videos on emotional wellbeing. BCMites were told to get rid of their worries by blowing worry balloons. Students were encouraged to express their feelings by making animal strips, digital posters and self composed poems. They were also suggested to spend less time on social media and instead build healthy relationships with their family and friends.
To build a culture of reading and the wholesome development of students by enhancing their vocabulary, deriving connections between stories and their own lives, and exposing them to new ideas, CBSE Reading Mission was launched. YouTube Link of Webinar on Building a Culture for Reading in Schools was shared with both the students and the teachers.
The school observed Swachhata Pakhwada as a part of ‘Cleanliness Drive for Swachh Bharat- Swach Pakhwada’. The prime objective of the initiative was to spread awareness about Swachhata Mission and its implementation across the country. The students excitedly participated in various competitions like Slogan Writing, Poem Recitation , Poster Making and Essay Writing. A virtual session by the School Counselor, Ms. Charanjeet Kalra , instilled understanding and importance of personal hygiene to maintain a good health and a better personality in the society. PPTs , highlighting the importance of cleanliness and water conservation, were screened for the students. BCMites enthusiastically prepared placards and set out on a rally to publicise the theme of Swachhata Pakhwada among the nearby citizens. The teachers also performed a Nukkad Natak to develop a sense of responsibility in cleaning and protecting the environment for the betterment of society. Spectacular models, accentuating prohibition on the use of single-use plastics and following 3 R’s, were exhibited by the students. A small meeting was convened for the students wherein they made beautiful pamphlets to sensitise the community members to get themselves vaccinated against COVID-19 and also discussed how to evoke spark amongst the citizens to become active participants in cleanliness drive and get connected with nature as well. All the faculty members and the students undertook Swachhata Pledge and promised to make planet earth a beautiful place to live in.
The whole teacher fraternity completed the online training - WASH Related Precautions for School Reopening, provided on DIKSHA.
Prize winners were awarded with certificates and e- certificates were provided to all the participants.
School Principal, Dr. Vandna Shahi, addressed the students with the message to make cleanliness a habit and urged them to make sustained and comprehensive efforts to carry forward this legacy of a healthy lifestyle.
The school celebrated Rashtriya Poshan Maah by organizing different activities regarding importance of nutrition. Special Assembly Programme was conducted wherein students were informed about the importance of celebrating poshan maah and the importance of a balanced diet. They were also instructed to monitor the side effects of malnutrition and other health and hygiene issues in their daily life. Students of classes II- X participated in e – quiz focusing on malnutrition, nutrition awareness organized by Govt. of India through My gov Portal.
To Commemorate the 75th Independence Anniversary of India, Primary Wing of the school organized a poster making competition regarding freedom fighters under the CBSE program Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav - awareness program among students regarding India’s Freedom Struggle.
Students of classes IX-X participated in Online quiz based on the speech to be delivered by our worthy Prime Minister on August 15,2021.
Road to Tokyo 2020 Olympics Quiz was conducted for BCMites virtually by Fit India government. The quiz had questions from multiple themes – History of Olympics, Sports & Disciplines, Past Achievements of Athletes, World Records, Current and Past Indian Athletes. Students enthusiastically participated in the quiz and were felicitated with certificates after successful completion of the quiz.
To celebrate the 75th year of India’s independence, the CBSE Expression Series for the session 2021-22 is based on the theme India@75. Students of classes III-XII participated in different activities and showcased their creativity by composing poems, drawing paintings, writing paragraphs & essays. The best entries were shortlisted and uploaded through CBSE Expression Series App. Each participant got an online certificate of participation after the successful submission of entry.
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.
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.