24.12.2019: Christmas Celebration
The most awaited festival of the year ‘CHRISTMAS’ was celebrated with great joy and happiness in the Pre Primary section. The corridor and classrooms were decorated with festoons. To add to the beauty, a crib depicting the birth of Jesus Christ was displayed in the Nursery class. A Christmas gift was given to all the children. They enjoyed the Christmas party by singing and swaying to the tune of Christmas carols. Santa Claus accompanied with little Santa from the Nursery class created a joyful atmosphere by visiting all the classrooms wishing everyone ‘Merry Christmas’, singing and dancing along, to the tune of the famous song ‘Jingle bells’. As a part of their activity for Christmas, Nursery children prepared headgear of reindeer, Jr.KG a christmas tree and Sr.KG a christmas bell.
19/12/2019 : Annual Sports Day
The Pre Primary Annual Sports Day was held on 19th December’2019, at the Long Ground, Bandra Reclamation. The fun filled day began with the traditional walk past by the tiny tots who were all dressed to the theme of different community helpers. Next was the relay of torch bearers by the Sr.KG children, followed by the sports oath by Miss Saanchi Darekar. The Chief Guest of the day Ms Aparna Shinde Mhatre, a national level rope-mallakhamb player declared the sports meet open by releasing colourful balloons with the mascot slogan ”Seva Paramo Dharm.” Children from Sr.KG. Daisy entertained the audience with a spectacular pyramid performance. The well synchronized drill by Sr.KG. Marigold, using dumbbells, enlivened the atmosphere. Children enthusiastically participated in innovative races, as the theme of the sports day was ‘Community Helpers’. The events for the day included the following:-
Nursery: Gardener Race and Vegetable Vendor Race.
Jr.KG Daisy: Doctor Race and Tailor Race.
Jr.KG Marigold: Mason Race and Washerman Race.
Sr.KG Daisy: Baker Race and Dabbawala Race.
Sr.KG Marigold: Fisherfolk Race and Florist Race.
All the events were colourful and performed well by the tiny tots. Parents appreciated the way they were organized and conducted. Lastly, the parents too participated enthusiastically in the fun filled sports event organized for them. It was exhilarating to look at the little ones cheering for their parents. Everyone was delighted to see the enthusiasm among both parents and children. Ms Gladys Dsouza presented the vote of thanks. The event culminated with the lowering of the school flag.
12/12/2019 : Field Trip to Mount Mary Church
The tiny tots of Senior KG were taken on a field trip to Mount Mary Church Basilica, Bandra West by the school bus. They were accompanied by their teachers and staff. The children were excited and overjoyed to visit the church. As they entered the church, they sat on the benches. They were welcomed by the sister (nun) who interacted with them as well as their teachers. She was very kind to explain to the children about Mother Mary and her son Jesus Christ. The teachers and children prayed devotedly as led by the sister. They also sang the hymn ‘God’s love is so wonderful.’ Flowers and candles were offered at the altar. All the children bowed to seek the blessings of Mother Mary. As a token of love and appreciation, a thank you card was given to the sister who prayed for the children, their parents and teachers. It was a memorable experience for the little ones who learnt to interact with people as well as to respect each other’s faith and religion.
09.12.2019 to 13.12.2019: Animal Safari Week
‘Animal Safari Week’ was held in the Pre Primary section, to teach children the importance of animals in our lives. This also helped in sensitizing them towards other living beings around. Different activities related to animals like storytelling, dramatization, book browsing, rhymes/songs and art activities, were conducted. Children were also made aware of the endangered animals and the necessity to save wild life. The tiny tots enjoyed wearing their headgear and enacting the different wild animals during the week. They also shared their personal experiences, thus supporting language development.
07/12/2019 : Intra School Competitions
Intra School Competitions for the Pre-Primary students of MVM and Orion were held at IES MVM, ICSE School on 7th December 2019. Students from Nursery, Jr. and Sr. KG were selected on the basis of the first round which was conducted at their respective schools on 19th November 2019.
Competitions held were as follows:-
1) Nursery: Fancy Dress.
2) Jr.KG: Action Song.
3) Sr.KG: Elocution – My favourite season.
The competitions were judged by Ms Shamsha Syed, Primary Coordinator of MET Rishikul Vidyalaya, Bandra. The children patiently waited for their turn and spoke confidently. The judge appreciated the courage and efforts of the children.
05/12/2019 : Babasaheb Ambedkar Commemoration Day
The chief Architect of the Indian Constitution, Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar was remembered on his death anniversary. Teachers gave students a short informative talk about the life and work of this great leader through audio visuals. To pay our tribute to the great man Sr. KG children spoke a few sentences about his contribution towards the society.