To enlighten the young NCC cadets regarding the ill-effects of overpopulation, an awareness session was organized at St. Soldier Int. Convent School Mohali under the supervision of Commanding Officer Col.Manu Solanki from 3PBC(I) C0Y , Ropar NCC. He was accompanied by Subedar Gurpal Singh, Hawaldar Karaj Singh and Associate NCC officer Neeraj Singh. The resource person Ms. Anamika Mehta apprised the cadets about the various causes of the burgeoning population, its effects and the remedial measures to curb it. To propagate this mission, a street play and a rally were conducted by the NCC cadets in the vicinity of the school. The whole event took place in the wake of the ongoing ‘Over Population Awareness Week’ celebrations.
To raise awareness of the many benefits of practicing yoga ‘International Yoga Day ‘ was observed at St. Soldier School Mohali.
Ms. Sarabjit Kaur HOD Hindi who is a yoga expert was the instructor and about 50 teachers performed many of the important asanas which have to be done regularly to control weight and common ailments like blood pressure, diabetes and cholesterol.
Principal Ms Anjli Sharma and Headmistress Ms.Amrit Kalsi also joined the activity.
Sardar Dalip Singh Table Tennis Tournament which had started on 20th May 2019 concluded on 21st May.2019 . At the end of the event. Mr. Karandeep Singh Brar, Director of St. Soldier Int. Con. School Mohali gave away the prizes to the proud winners.
The results of the Tournament are as under
Winner – Titiksha (Tender Heart School , CHD)
Runner Up – Prabhleen (Learning Path School )
3rd Position – Hasrat ( Carmel Convent School, CHD)
1st Position – Vishal (Tender Heart School)
2nd Position – Pritish Sood (Learning Path School)
3rd Position- Neelash (St. Soldier Int. Con. School Mohali )
Winner – Pritish Sood (Learning Path School)
Runner Up- Sahil Rawat (Saupins School, Sec-70 Mohali)
3rd Position- Vishal (Tender Heart School, CHD, CHD)
Winner- Pelf (Learning Path School)
Runner Up- Kirti St. Soldier Int. Con. School, Ph-7, Mohali
3rd position – Pragati (Learning Path School)
1st Position – Ryan Gandhi (Learning Path School)
2nd Position – Sagar Rawat (Saupins School Sec-70 Mohali)
3rd Position- Jaskanwal Singh (St. Soldier Int. Convent School Mohali)
Winner- Pelf (Learning Path School)
Runner Up – Mansi (Carmel Convent School, CHD)
3rd Position – Parneet (D.P.S. Sec-40 Chandigarh)
To celebrate Mother’s Day a special assembly was organized by Class I-A under the guidance of Ms. Pushpanjali at St. Soldier Mohali. The students started with the proverb ‘God could not be everywhere, so he created Mothers followed by a song dedicated to their loving mothers. The students then apprised the importance of mothers and Mother’s day.
Greeting cards and flowers were given to Principal Ms Anjli Sharma and teachers as well. The activity ended with a foot tapping dance “Mothers are Awsome”.
Toddlers in the Pre Primary Section coloured cards for their Moms while the others made creative cards on their own.
The theme of many of the Bulletin Boards in the corridors of the Senior Wing was also on Mom’s Day; Mom U R WOW, Mom is #1, Mom is the Best.
Labour Day was celebrated in St. Soldier School , Mohali. The tiny tots of Class II-D under the guidance of Ms Kuljeet Kaur honoured and thanked the Class IV employees of St. Soldier School Mohali including the nanies, sweepers, gardeners, gatekeeper and caretaker. An awesome assembly was put up by them to enlighten their little friends about the significance of the day and the importance of helpers in our lives. Dressed as gardener, sweeper, peon, cobbler etc. they specified that these helpers are the pillars of success for a nation. They sang mesmerizing songs and ended the activity with a Thank you song and a salute to helpers. The game of Musical Chairs was arranged for the helpers and Kamlesh ji was the winner. Senior students of Class IX-B under the guidance of Ms.Chaity Biswas apprised the audience when and how Labour Day is celebrated all over the world. They also stressed the importance of doing the work themselves.
They were later treated to refreshments and snacks. Principal Anjli Sharma expressed her gratitude towards the Support System of the school and appreciated the effort of the students for the thoughtful presentation. Director Mr. Karandeep Singh Brar congratulated and presented new uniforms to each of the employees.
To commemorate the centenary celebrations of Jallainwala Bagh Massacre that occurred on 13th April 1919 at Amritsr, St. Soldier organized an Inter School Quiz Competition themed- ‘Nationalism in India’. The event witnessed the participation of enthusiastic young minds from more than 25 schools of the Tricity who had to qualify the Preliminary round of Written Test and register their teams for the finals. In all there were six teams which vied against each other to clinch the coveted position of the winning team. The finals consisted of six rounds viz- Personality Round, Events and Movements, Jallianwala Bagh Massacre Round, Rapid Fire and Slogan Round. The proud recipient team to clinch the first position was from Bhavan Vidyalaya, Sector-27( Aakash Sinha IX and Keshav Bindal IX), followed by the team of Dikshant International School ( Aryan Dahia X and Anvi Garg X) and the third position was bagged by the team of Sacred Souls ( Samanpreet Kaur X and Gurkanwal Kaur X). The Quiz Mistress was Ms. Saina Kamra, an experienced academician with a demonstrated history of conducting business quizzes and other events for the past seven years.
Hon’ble Chairman of the School Mr. K.S. Brar honoured the winners and Principal of the School Ms Anjli Sharma applauded the efforts of each participant. The winners were felicitated with trophies and certificates were given to all the participants. Sumptuous refreshments was served to the participating teams and all the respected teachers accompanying them.
Earth Day was celebrated at St. Soldier’s Mohali. Students of Class IX A conducted the Morning Assembly under the guidance of their teacher Ms. Sarabjeet Kaur . Through Nukkad Natak, they presented various causes of pollution, problems occurring due to pollution and also how to avoid it to Save Mother Earth.
During the day Eco Club students of the school under the guidance of Ms. Manjit Rai conducted colouring activities for various classes. Students were updated with names of the endangered birds and animals. They were apprised about the causes like pollution, global warming, hunting and poaching being the reasons for making them endangered. A pledge was taken “Do not cut trees, Plant a tree on a birthday, Gift a plant to friends, relatives on special occasions” . Director Karandeep Singh Brar appreciated the effort of students and teachers. Principal Ms. Anjli Sharma conducted a quiz in many classrooms.
To commemorate the Centenary of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre, the School gate bore a caption “Salute to the Martyrs of Jallianwala Bagh”.Students and teachers wrote several messages for the Martyrs to salute their sacrifices which contributed to make India free from the British rule. Poster Making and Slogan Writing Competitions were held on the same topic.
An assembly was conducted by students of Class X-B under the guidance of their class teacher Jasmeet Kaur. In the beginning a clip was shown describing the incident which was then narrated and described by the students. More than 1500 people were injured and 1000 were killed including old, young, women and children. The students highlighted , how Dyer had no mercy on people and kept on killing all of them.Bullets pushed through their flesh and Dyer didn’t care about 100 years down the lane. Dyer lives no more but the blood bath of Baisakhi has not found a cure. The well in which hundreds of people jumped to death can still be seen at Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar.
Meanwhile , Junior Wing of St. Soldier’s celebrated Baisakhi with great enthusiasm. Toddlers came attired in traditional dresses. Students of Class II put up an assembly under the guidance of their teacher Ms. Shivali Ratti . The assembly started with the traditional games like Pithu Garam, Kokla Chapki etc. which have now disappeared because of television and mobile apps.They said with the beat of the drums what has not changed is the celebration of Baisakhi with Bangra. The assembly ended with a foot tapping Bhangra. Sweets like ladoos and jalebis were distributed to all.
Students of St. Soldier School, Mohali took out a rally around the school premises to create awareness about elections among the general masses. More than fifty students along with NSS and NCC students participated in the rally to educate the people about the importance of choosing the right candidate for elections with the help of banners, placards and slogans. The students motivated the people and informed them that voting is a fundamental right and it is mandatory to for every citizen to vote , thus encouraging the people to vote in the coming elections.
The students of St. Soldier School observed Fire Safety Week . They were instructed on how to extinguish fire in case of an emergency by the Police Personnel. A fire brigade van was brought to the school premises for this purpose. They reminded the students to call 101 immediately in case of fire. They were taught various ways in which fire could be avoided or extinguished. They were also apprised about various safety measures which need to be taken in case of a fire emergency.