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Proleclior of children against sexual abuse.

December 21 , 2017

 

Child Abuse is a universal problem with dire life-long outcomes. This issue in India is intricate and challenging & the number of children being abused is increasing (1 in every 2 children) dramatically every year and on the other hand there is an alarming number of school going adolescents suffering from emotional and behavioral problems which have their roots in the school and family environment. Looking into these grave present situations, St Mary’s Christian School in collaboration with various renowned organizations took an initiative to conduct a workshop for parents on numerous issues with emphasis on sensitizing parents towards protection of children from sexual abuse from December 18, 2017 to December 21, 2017 (Class Pre-Nursery to VIII) to empower parents on different aspects of nurturing the child.

All four days Dr. Uday K Sinha, Head, Department of Clinical Psychology, IHBAS (Institute of Human Behavior and Allied Sciences) sensitized upon various factors that may lead to Child Sexual Abuse, red flags / warning signs to look out for, measures for protection and parenting skills required in order to provide their child with safe and conducive environment.

With an objective to equip parents with the necessary knowledge, skills & attitude which are simple to adopt in everyday practice, Ms. Ashu John (Principal, St. Mary’s Christian School) focused on Myths a Misconceptions about sex education in changing socio-cultural environment.

Apart from above topic, various speakers from well known organizations also joined the event/workshop to apprise parents on following issues on particular days as below:

Day 1 – 18th December 2017 – (Class VI to VIII)

TOPIC – Building positive self-esteem among teens.

 

Dr. Om Sai Ramesh V, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Lady Hardinge Medical College was invited to deliver a talk on how to strengthen a child’s self esteem through various means like healthy relationships, love for one’s own well being, spending quality time with parents, reinforcing the child to believe & achieve, parents to accept the child the way they are etc.

Day 2 – 19th December 2017 – (Class III to V)

TOPIC – Disciplinary strategies: alternative to punishment

 

Dr. Nitin Raut, Specialist, Department of Psychiatry, Lady Hardinge Medical College joined us to have an interactive session on how to discipline a child without using punishment as a measure to handle them. The various ways discussed were: talking and using words instead of actions, listening to the child, explaining them reasons, understanding & rectifying the root cause of particular behavior of child to facilitate tension regulation and aid the child with more mature ways of handling emotions.

 

 

Day 3 – 20th December 2017 – (Class I & II)

TOPIC – Childhood obesity

 

Dr.  Ruby Bansal, Sr. Consultant & Head, Preventive Medicine, Yashoda Hospital, Sahibabad delivered session on various factors which lead to obesity like lack of physical activity, unhealthy eating patterns, etc.  To help child deal with obesity; various aspects like healthy nutrition, indulgence in sports, regular exercise and motivation to healthy lifestyle were also discussed in the forum.

 

 

Day 4 – 21th December 2017 – (Class Pre-Nursery to K.G.)

TOPIC – Health and Nutrition

Dr. Ritu Chawla, Sr. Child Nutritionist guided parents on different micro & macro nutrients required by a child, healthy fruits & vegetables and their replacements. A sample diet chart was also shared with the parents to give them a glimpse of kind of diet a child should intake. She also handled queries like fussy eaters, recipes for tasty and healthy snacks and numerous lifestyle diseases caused due to unhealthy eating.

These workshops were great success where more than 750 parents actively participated and shared their concerns with the school.

Also cultural shows were conducted on all 4 days where students of different grades performed on various social issues like Save the Girl child, Save Water, Importance of School Life and conservation of environment etc. Moreover dance performances, Christmas and New Year Celebrations were also part of the event.

Child Sexual Abuse

October 31 , 2017

Child Sexual Abuse is a form of child abuse in which an adult or older adolescent used a child for sexual stimulation.

Child Sexual Abuse is one of the most heinous crime a person can get involved into. Where over leaders propagate about children as future of over nation. We are not even making this place safe for them.

As per the current census, every day 40 children are raped, 48 children are sexually abused and in every 6 minutes, a child goes missing.

To transform India into a child – friendly country where every child is free, safe, educated and healthy, a march (Bharat Yatra) was organised covering 11,000 Kms across 22 states and Union Territories by Shri Kailash Satyarthi’s Children’s Foundation aiming at “ Surakshit Bachpan Surakshit Bharat”.

To welcome this contingent, Ingrahm Institute (Ghaziabad) organised an event in their school.

Two students of St. Mary’s Christian School [ Anurag Negi (XII A) and Darshana Menon (X A)] along with two teachers participated in the event.

As the programme aimed at raising awareness about child Abuse & Child Protection a panel discussion was held which included legal experts, educationist and representatives of NGOs.

The panellists touched numerous vulnerable issues like: Mental & Physical Condition of an abused child, reaction of society, involvement of caretakers in this situation, important telephone nos. Etc.

The discussion was extremely fruitful and widened the horizons of knowledge a person may have about such a critical issue.

Run for Unity

October 31 , 2017

            

On birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel run for unity was organised in SMCS . Students from IX to XII participated with zeal and displayed the spirit of oneness.

 

Halloween Celebration

October 31 , 2017

Marians were taught with the mode of A-V about importance of Halloween. Students of Grade VIII made a beautiful story presentation which engaged interest of students across grades.

Marians also prepared greeting cards to wish each other and decorate their classroom in the spirit of celebration.

Gandhi Jayanti and Birth Anniversary of Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Celebration

October 02 , 2017

SMCS Family celebrated Gandhi Jayanti and Birth Anniversary of Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri on 2/10/2017.

The Managing committee, faculty members and helping  staff together paid homage to the great personalities by performing garlanding ceremony and offering flowers. Bhajans were sung to add zeal to the ambience. Everyone pledged to observe cleanliness in vicinity and participated in the cleanliness drive.

The celebration was followed by a hearty lunch.

Mock Fire – Safety Cum Evacuation Drill

September 25 , 2017

In order to inculcate self – sufficiency & educate children to stay safe during unforeseen events, a Mock Fire – Safety Cum Evacuation  Drill was organised for students of SMCS.

The resource person aroused awareness about various objects in surrounding how a small act of carelessness can lead to a life threatening accident caused by fire.

He explained about the usage of fire extinguishers, evacuation, rescue protocol, first aid & CPR as well.

A mock demo of ‘rescue of the injured’ & ‘CPR’ was conducted.

The Resource person along with Sir Manager encouraged students to educate, friends, parents & other family members, to practise evacuation and first aid protocol during the times of emergency.

International Exchange Program

September 23 , 2017

International  exchange program was organised by SMCS on 23 September 2017 i.e. Saturday. Students, Teachers & Parents from Anal Jyoti School, Nepal, visited SMCS to strengthen up the friendship ties & to participate in cultural & literary exchange activities.

The day commenced by lamp lighting ceremony, followed by vibrant cultural show put up by the students of SMCS & Anal Jyoti, Nepal.

The literary activities included learning about –R5 protocol for Environment Preservation, Healthy Food Quiz, Poster Making competition , Essay writing competition and Rangoli making competition.

Global issues of ‘ women empowerment ’ was taken by Grade X students of both the schools for a seminar.

This is unique learning experience enlightened the Marian campus, with waves of knowledge & happiness. 

Skype conversation

August 31 , 2017

On 31.08.17 , a skype conversation was held between Marians of Grade 9 and students of Annal Jyoti Boarding School Grade 9  under International Learning Experience. The interaction aimed at exchanging knowledge and building intellectual capacity  about Environmental Development, Preservation and Management.

Students exchanged dialogues on R5 [ Respect, Reduce, Recycle, Reuse, Replenish ]. The session not only  enriched students intellectually but also paved ways to strengthen the friendship across border.

Independence Day celebration@SMCS

August 15 , 2017

SMCS celebrated the 70th Independence Day and commemorated the 75th anniversary of the Quit India Movement with great  pomp and show.

Rt. Rev.Bishop Francis Kalist ( Bishop of Meerut) graced the occasion as the chief guest.

The day commenced with the hosting of the tricolour followed by garlanding of  Mother Mary to mark the Feast of assumption of  Blessed Virgin Mary.

School’s Scouts and Guides displayed several pyramidal formations depicting strength and courage of  the youth of today.

Several cultural performances put up by students of Grade III to XII added fervour to the celebration.

Principal Ms. Ashu John evoked the patriotism in the young hearts by leading them in a pledge to make India a dream nation by 2022.

With blessings from Sir Manager and chief guest Rt. Rev.Bishop Francis Kalist, the ceremony concluded on a sweet note of Chocolate Distribution.

Rakshabandhan 2017-18 @SMCS

August 04 , 2017

The Auspicious occasion of Rakshabandhan was celebrated on 4.08.2017 in SMCS Campus.

The day commenced on a positive note with blessings and guidance by Manager Sir; followed by classroom celebrations. Students tied Rakhi to the support staff as well to radiate love and affection towards them.

The Campus was full of optimistic Vibes and Zeal of purity for this special day . 

My Neighborhood Tour Grade-I

July 28 , 2017

Students of Grade went on a field trip is being  28.07.17 during the school hours . Students went in the school  bus on 'My Neighbourhood Tour' to see different places like Shopping Mall, Hospital, Salon, Playground, Police Station, Fire Station, Post Office etc in the community. 
Such visits equip students with better understanding of how our society works by helping each other in coordination. It was a fun-filled day combined with learning of practical aspect of life as well.

Nature Nurture Workshop

July 18 , 2017

Faculty development programme for teachers of Grade Pre-Nursery to VIII was organized in SMCS in association with our curriculum partner Nature Nurture    for the enhancement of skills essential for a child centred teaching - learning methodology.

The session commenced with an ice breaking activity for the educators.


They were trained to explore various dimensions of their respective subjects.


Learning is a never ending process, we learn each day to become a better version of ourselves! And our educators thrive... to become better each day for our Marians.

International Yoga Day

June 21 , 2017


Heartiest Congratulations to the Parents, Teachers, Students and Well- wishers for the Brilliant Performance in Class X( 2017) CBSE Exam !!!

June 03 , 2017

SMCS feels proud to announce, that our Marians are ready to greet the world with their asset of highly appreciable academic scores; as they faced this challenge and emerged out victorious with flying colours.

Harsh Jain, Sudha Kumari and Rahul Airi bagged 10 CGPA making the School proud about them.

Following students added feathers to the success cap, by attaining  9 and above CGPA.

S.NO.

NAME OF THE STUDENT

CGPA

1

HARSH JAIN

10

2

SUDHA KUMARI

10

3

RAHUL AIRI

10

4

HITESH

9.8

5

KAUSHIKI

9.8

6

PRACHI DAGAR

9.8

7

ADIBA KHANAM

9.8

8

BHAVYA PANDE

9.6

9

YASHRAJ  SACHDEVA

9.6

10

SHIVANGI SINGH

9.6

11

APURVA OJASVINI

9.6

12

MEGHA VARSHVEY

9.4

13

MD. FAZAL HUSSAIN

9.4

14

UTKARSH MALIK

9.4

15

YASHILA SAMANTRAY

9.4

16

MANSI JAIN

9.4

17

MD TASNEEM

9.4

18

KAMAKSHI

9.2

19

KUNAL TOMAR

9.2

20

OSNEEN KAINTURA

9.2

21

SHASHANK YADAV

9.2

22

SAKSHI TYAGI

9.2

23

SHIVAM AGRAWAL

9

24

SHIVANI DHAR

9

25

SANYA JAGYA

9

26

AWANYA DABAS

9

27

RISHABH SHRIVASTAVA

9

28

SHREY PATHAK

9

We wish them all the luck and success in the upcoming years of their life. We are yet again motivated to deliver the best academic environment in the best interest of our Marians.


Heartiest Congratulations to the Parents, Teachers, Students and Well- wishers for the Brilliant Performance in Class XII( 2017) CBSE Exam !!!

May 28 , 2017

SMCS feels proud to announce, that our Marians are ready to greet the world with their asset of highly appreciable academic scores; as they faced this challenge and emerged out victorious with flying colours.

Prachi Chauhan, Abhishek Chauhan and Savitri Dangil bagged 96%, 95.5 % and 94% respectively making the Science faculty proud about them.

In commerce stream Priya Sharma , Rukhsar Akhtar and Pooja Singh gained  97.25%, 95% and 92% respectively. Alisha Rashid, Lipika Sharma, Anshika Supehia emerged out as gems of Humanities stream by scoring 92.2% , 91% and 90.5% respectively.

Following students added feathers to the success cap, by attaining the highest scores in the respective subjects.

 We wish them all the luck and success in the upcoming years of their life. We are yet again motivated to deliver the best academic environment in the best interest of our Marians

SUBJECT

NAME OF THE STUDENT

MARKS

 

ENGLISH

SHAYAN SINGH

96

 

MATH

ABHISHEK CHAUHAN

98

 

PHYSICS

ABHISHEK CHAUHAN

95

 

CHEMISTRY

MITALI GARG

95

PRAGATI GAIROLA

95

SAVITRI DANGIL

95

SHUBHANKAR AGNIHOTRI

95

SUDHIR BISHT

95

 

BIOLOGY

PRACHI CHAUHAN

98

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

PRACHI CHAUHAN

100

 

COMPUTER SCIENCE

SAVITRI DANGIL

94

 

ECONOMICS

PRIYA SHARMA

97

 

BUSINESS STUDIES

PRIYA SHARMA

98

RUKHSAR AKHTAR

98

 

ACCOUNTANCY

POOJA SINGH

95

PRIYA SHARMA

95

RUKHSAR AKHTAR

95

 

HISTORY

ANSHIKA SUPEHIA

97

LIPIKA SHARMA

97

 

POLITICAL SCIENCE

ANSHIKA SUPEHIA

89

ASHI SINGH

89

LIPIKA SHARMA

89

 

SOCIOLOGY

ALISHA RASHID

90

Newsletter -1- Session 2017-18

May 13 , 2017

Newsletter 

World Malaria Day, World Dance Day, World Astronomy Day & International Jazz Day.

April 28 , 2017

On 28.04.2017, SMCS celebrated World Malaria Day, World Dance Day, World Astronomy Day & International Jazz Day.

Grade Toddler- KG, enjoyed an exciting puppet show, being prepared by educators in order to inculcate knowledge about malaria & self help chills to keep ONSELF SAFE.

Grade- 1 & 2 performed English speaking activity, the roles were inspired by Science & Astronomy.

Grade- 3 to 6 polished their artistic techno skills by preparing info graphic sheets   on relevant astronomical topics.

Grade – 7 & 8 prepared book cover & biographic sketches.

Grade- 9 & 10 tapped their feet on the time of Zumpa & realized the message of happiness & peace.

Grade – 11 & 12 lined up relevance of mood/ astrology / astronomy with the constellations.

Single Parent Grant

April 20 , 2017


We, at SMCS continuously strive to work in the best interest of pupils. With great zeal, we would like to announce; as being promised by our manager Shri John Vianney Sharma we have issued cheques to single widowed mothers, who banked upon SMCS for the educational uprising of their wards. This stands as our gesture to help them so that their ward’s education can be continued without any hindrance.

We express heartfelt gratitude towards you, dear parents for your warm encouragement.

 

World Earth Day and International Habitat Day

April 21 , 2017

On 21st April 2017, SMCS celebrate World Earth Day and International Habitat Day.

Grade –Pre- Nursery to Grade-3 enjoyed nature walk, at the same time, they were educated about  importance of trees and natural habitats of animals. They were imparted with valuable life skills to save greenery and water plants.

Taking the theme forward, grade 4 and 5 displayed their artistic skills by creating bookmark on “Let’s preserve our natural resources”.

Grade 6-12, followed our slogan- “ Go Green”, and planted various organic saplings in campus. Grade – 12 added a creative edge by reusing old discarded bottles to create their beautiful flower vase.

Marians participated with great Zeal and took home the message to save our mother earth.

World Health Day (07.04.2017)

April 07 , 2017

 

World Health Day

 

SMCS celebrated World Health Day on 7th April 2017 following the theme laid by            WHO- “ Depression, lets talk”

The day commenced with pledge  to stay physically & mentally healthy. Pre-Nur to KG enjoyed colour activity, “ things which make me happy; grade 1-2 was overwhelmed to tap their steps on beats of  Zumba. Grade - 6,7 and 8 participated in role-plays/ skits to spread the message of the day across campus. Grade -3, 4, 5 and 9 tried their hand at language creative writing like Article writing/ Slogan writing to create awareness about healthy life style. Grade -12 had an amazing time on field performing “Circuit  Training” and their picture smart side created beautiful posters.

 

 

MY FIRST DAY @ SMCS ( 03.04.17)

April 05 , 2017

W: When You

E: Enter this
L: Loving
C: Consider Yourself
O: One of the special
M: Members of an
E: Extraordinary Family

Dear Marians, put your best foot forward this year .

“ MOM DAD & ME” Program for Toddlers

March 22 , 2017

SMCS introduced, “ MOM  DAD &  ME” Program for Toddlers , one of its own kind of unique step towards the enrichment of your young ones in the month  of February . We gladly announce its first session from April 2017.

Initial Years require sensitization for social skills, basic soft skills. Here at SMCS, we aim at  catering  all domains of multiple intelligence along with life skills, for the seed being nourished  at early stages, bears beautiful fruits later.

The program allows the toddlers to be accompanied by a parent/ guardian ; and enjoy learning while you perform several activities such as circle time / table top / musical / animation etc.  

Age group – 1.5 to 2.5 yrs

Date ( Starts from) – 5.04.2017

Duration :- 2 hrs ( 10 am to 12 Noon); Monday to Friday

For further information, kindly contact school’s front desk.

'Mom Dad and Me' An initiative by SMCS

March 05 , 2017


SMCS feels proud to share: 'Mom Dad and Me'An initiative by SMCS to help parents create cherishable moments with their kids.. Running successfully on 05.03.17 @ world Square Mall Mohan Nagar,GZB.

Nukkad Natak – “ Upcoming Election 2017”

February 04 , 2017

On 4 February 2017, Marians from class 6 to 8 took the plunge to further spread awareness about importance of voting through Nukkad Natak and door – to-door awareness drive under Faculty’s supervision.

Chandrashekhar Park, Ekta Park & Daayanand park were covered, wherein students, through the mode of a meaningful story in Nukkad Natak; explained the importance of voting. Student of Grade VI to VIII along with faculty, visited the neighbourhood to educate about the same.

The enthusiasm of students was appreciated by the onlookers and they promised to cast their vote on 11.02.17.

26 January Celebration @ SMCS

January 26 , 2017

Jai Hind! Jai Bharat!

Its the 68th Republic Day of our beloved nation. Let’s rejoice in happiness and indulge in celebration..... Saluting the great people who made it possible for us to breathe in a free Nation, making India stand high and mighty.... let’s make them our inspiration..... Let’s not take our independence and democracy for granted let’s do out our bit to make India a better place... legacy to live for.... Legacy to die for....

Our National Flag once again was hoisted high in the Marian campus as a symbol of a sovereign, democratic and republic country.

The Flag Hosting ceremony was indeed made grander by breath taking pyramid formations and march past presented by the Scouts & Guides students.

Students & teachers expressed their patriotic fervor through an unmatched show of dance & music.  

Christmas Celebration @ SMCS

December 16 , 2016

SMCS family celebrated Christmas day on 16.12.2016. Rev. Sr. Elsy, Principal, St. Francis School Ghaziabad came and showered Marians her blessings on.

The festive spirit was enthused in the cultural performances by students of grades 1 to 12. The Santa surprised everyone with his amazing loving gesture and distributed candies to add to the sweetness of the moment.

CAREE COUNSELLING PROGRAMME

December 14 , 2016

The school organized an educational trip to Shri Satya Sai Auditorium, Delhi for career counseling of aspiring engineers of Grades XI & XII wherein they were introduced to various undiscovered fields of engineering.

The event named ‘Mission Engineering’ organized by Hindustan Ltd. and VIT University proved beneficial for students. It helped them to evaluate their potential and nurture their skills to excel in the fields of their interest. The different fields of engineering such as tunnel engineering, piping engineering aeronautical engineering and Biomechanical engineering were introduced in an interactive session by Mr. Jaya Prakash, a professor in VIT university. He made the students aware of the increasing scope and demand in different sectors of the industrial market requiring budding engineers. This session was followed by a motivational  speech by experienced career counsellors, Chavi and Hemanth. The students were also given various tips by renowned Physics and Chemistry Scholars.

The event, on an whole, worked wonders for the students by guiding them to accomplish their goals and dreams in life.  

21st Century Parenting Skills Workshop for parents of Grades Pre- Nur. to VIII

November 24 , 2016

Learning is an ongoing process; As the trends of living life and education are flipping at high speed, parents need to match up the changing needs of their kids. To bridge the gap of understanding, SMCS organized parenting workshop for grades Pre-Nur. to VIII. The Parents actively participated and took back home valuable and inovative ideas to let their kids shine at their best.

NCR KARATE CHAMPIONSHIP -13.11.16

November 24 , 2016

SMCS in co-ordination with Jai Hind club organized NCR Karate championship on 13.11.16 the grand event had a gathering of 450 participants. More than 15 schools and 7 individual karate clubs enthusiastically participated many marians out shined other contenders and  added a feather of victory to their cap,

MAGIC SHOW

November 24 , 2016

The more you give, the more radiates back; the statement twined into a reality experience. Red cross society joined hands with SMCS family and organized a magic show as a return gift, in view of  donations done by the marians.

The charming magician travelled all the way from the Heart OF Haryana in SMCS for classes Pre-Nur to V and VI to XII on 10 and 11 Nov respectively.
Marians had a gala time, with the value to remember, " do good and good shall find its way to you."