Labour Day

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.

Inter School Quiz Competition

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

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. 

Baisakhi celebrated and Centenary of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre observed

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.

Rally conducted to create awareness about elections in general masses

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.

Fire Safety Week

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. 

Orientation Programme

An Orientation Programme was held on 9th April 2019 at St. Soldier School ,Phase VII , Mohali for parents and students of Classes IX and X.

The programme was conducted by Principal Ms. Anjli Sharma wherein the changes in the curriculum for session 2019-2020 were highlighted. Parents and students were informed and updated about the change in Mathematics Examination viz Basic and Standard. The passing criteria regarding theory and internal assessment was also discussed. It was an interactive and informative session.

Investiture Ceremony

Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown. With the power, comes great responsibility. In keeping with the tradition of the school,once again before the commencement of the new academic session 2019-2020, the Investiture Ceremony of St. Soldier School, Mohali was held on 5th April 2019 in the School Auditorium. The Chief Guest was Major Udaiveer Singh, 102 Pb(TA) .

The newly appointed Head Boy- Jaskaran Singh, Head Girl- Gurleen Kaur, Dy. Head Boy-Parth Gupta, Dy. Head Girl-Arshnoor, Prefects: Aryan Datt, Khushpreet Kaur and Sukhman Saini. Captains of all four houses alongwith the other cabinet members were sworn in by the Principal so as to shoulder their newly assigned responsibilities to the utmost of their ability, integrity and dedication. She appreciated the services rendered by the previous office bearers who did full justice to their posts and urged the new appointees to do their duties with loyalty and told them to honour the trust bestowed on them with full commitment. Later on the new appointees had an interactive session with the Principal over a cup of tea and refreshments.

Toddlers Welcomed on First Day

Little ones just out of their mothers’ laps received a warm welcome on their first day at St. Soldier School, Mohali. Their favourite Cartoon characters like Doremon, Mickey, Minni and Bunny shook hands with them and lured them to run into the school with sweets and balloons. Attractive tattoos were made on their faces and hands before they went into the arms of their teachers. Nursery Rhymes, Songs and balloon decorations at the gate made the entire ambience lively for the young ones. Headmistress Ms. Amrit Kalsi gave a warm welcome to the newcomers and their parents at the gate. 

Graduation Ceremony

Change is the way of life and a change for the better is an event to be celebrated. It was a proud moment for the parents, when the young Kindergarteners of St. Soldier School Mohali, proudly donned their Graduation Gowns and hats.

The programme commenced with a rendition of the Welcome Song. After lighting of the lamp Saraswati Vandana was presented by Diya of KG B .A skit on Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan was applauded by one and all. The parents and the teachers cheered the students , as they walked on stage and was honoured with their certificates by Chief Guest Ms. Ashwini Gotyal (ISP).

 While congratulating the graduates and their parents, the Chief Guest emphasized on having a stress-free atmosphere and teaching of life skills in school and at home as well. Principal Anjli Sharma welcomed the august gathering and bid adieu to the children wishing them all the best as they took their first step towards greater responsibilities in life. About  106 students of KG were welcomed into the more challenging phase of their lives as they stepped into the Primary Wing. Headmistress Amrit Kalsi congratulated the graduates and presented the vote of thanks. The function ended with the Big Thankyou from the young graduates through a song with cute actions.