I.E.S Katrap Vidyalya English Medium Primary Section Celebrated Ganesh Festival with great pomp. Students came in colorful dresses and offered flowers to Lord Ganesha. School head Smt. Nutan Bhagwat accomplished the puja and narrated the importance of eco-friendly Ganesha. Teachers also stressed on the environmental changes happening due to the lack of awareness and give students knowledge about it. Students also made Ganpati out of clay and decorated it.
The whole school participated in this celebration. Students prayed and sang bhajans, recited shlokas. Music teacher Smt. Sangita Barve sang song in this celebration, which created great enthusiasm among students. The whole school premises echoed with the sound of ‘Ganpati Bappa Morya..”.
All students were given Prasad by the school. It was a day to be remembered . This festival brought a sense of responsibility among the students to protect the nature and to respect it. It also gave them the foundation to nurture and keep their glorious culture.
The Second Session of the Literature club was held on 28th August 2019 at IES Katrap Vidyalaya. A lot of activities were presented by students and there was a variety in the performances involving knowledge, music, song and fun.
A presentation on the world famous short story teller Rudyard Kipling who wrote children’s books like ‘Jungle book’ and ‘Just So Stories’ was given. A few riddles were posed, some proverbs were translated. This was done in English.
In Marathi speeches were delivered on the national festival Independence Day and cultural festival “बैल पोळा” and also on “मातृदिन”.
A skit on the self-importance shown by all parts of the body was presented where the brain ultimately gives the judgment that all parts are important and vital for the services. They provide and even the stomach which is considered to be the culprit is not to be blamed on belittled.
Children sang interesting children’s songs and ‘artis’ which are originally in Marathi. They presented them in Sanskrit. A play with the theme ‘Unity is Strength’ was acted out.
In Hindi a poem was recited on the occasion of ‘मातृदिन’.
A snack is small service of food and generally eaten between meals. Sacks come in a variety of form including packaged snacks food and other processed food, as well as items made from fresh ingredients at home.
Keeping the above points in mind our IES Katrap Vidyalaya KG section organized “SNACK MAKING” competition for the fathers and grandfathers of our students, so that even they become aware about the importance of snacks. For this competition presentation, taste and nutritive value where the criteria to be considered.
It was really a very good response by our parents as they found it very exciting and encouraging as it gave a exposure to nutritive value which is now a days very important from health point of the upcoming generation.
Deep Puja, also called as Deepa Pooja, is done on Amavasi (No moon) day in Ashada month in Maharashtra and a few parts of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. It is observed to welcome the blessed Shravan month by all Hindu people. Deep puja lights will ward off the negative energy present in the house and will also purify the house’s environment before the beginning of Shravan month.
Our school celebrated this festival on 30th July 2019 by displaying the project showing the tradition and customs of Hindus.
Lit. Club 8th to 10th
The first session of the literature club was held on Wednesday, 17th July 2019 in Room no .15 of I.E.S Katrap Vidyalaya.
The session started with a brief introduction to aims of the literature club and the basic difference in expressions of thought and feelings in formal as well as informal settings.
Since Guru-Pournima had been celebrated just a day earlier, children presented shlokas in praise of various Gurus and their blessings. The audience understood the importance of a proper and channelized way to achieve education and enlightenment.
Children organised a quiz on eminent literateurs and general knowledge for Hindi.
In tune with the event of Guru-Pournima, students presented a song in praise of the Guru. A short quiz on the great and eminent authors of Marathi Literature and festivals was held.
Students also recited inspirational sayings on the occasion.
For English, a quiz on spellings was held for commonly misspelt words. Riddles with hints were also posed.
A short skit using Puns to create humour was presented. The different usages of phrases made it very interesting.
Guru Poornima is the day on which people worship and respect our guru. Indian people hold great respect for their Gurus. The word itself holds immensce importance and stature. It is celebrated on full moon day in Hindu month of Ashadh (June to August). In our school it was celebrated by displaying the project on 16th July 2019, which depicted the ancient Gurukul system as well as the present schooling system.
Guru Poornima Celebration by 5th to 7th STD students (LITERATURE CLUB)
Guru Purnima (Poornima) is a spiritual tradition in Hindu culture dedicated to spiritual and academic teachers, who are evolved or enlightened humans, ready to share their wisdom, with very little or no monetary expectation, based on Karma Yoga. It is celebrated as a festival in Nepal, India and Bhutan by the Hindus, Jains and Buddhists. This festival is traditionally observed by Hindus, Buddhistsand Jains to revere their chosen spiritual teachers / leaders and express their gratitude. The festival is celebrated on the full moon day (Purnima) in the Hindu month of Ashadha (June–July) as it is known in the Hindu calendar of India and Nepal. The festival was revived by Mahatma Gandhi to pay tribute to his spiritual guru Shrimad Rajchandra .
As per our academic festival celebration Ashadhi Ekadashi is first feast celebrated in our Katrap Vidyalaya on 11th July 2019. It was celebrated with great enthusiasm. A project was displayed by the teachers. A palki was decorated beautifully with flowers. Students dressed as “Warkaris” participated in dindi procession. Different Aarti of Lord Vitthal were sung and students were ask to dance and also sing. Students enjoyed the celebration alot. Peanuts and sugar cubes were distributed to the children as Prasad. Overall it was celebrated with great enjoyment and pomp.
21st June,2019 was celebrated as Yoga Day, to make children aware of the importance of Yoga in our day to day life, to have a healthy body and peaceful mind. Yoga Asanas were performed under the guidance of an yoga expert Mr. Patil.
Our school has celebrated International Yoga Day on 21st June 2019.
Students from all the standards and teachers actively participated and experienced the healthy activity. Mr. Kalaskar (P. T. Sir) taught Yoga,