Dancing is creating a sculpture that is visible only for a moment
With the aim of honing the dancing skills, Sir Padampat Singhania Education Centre organized the 'First Online Inter-House Solo Dance Competition' to provide a platform to the budding stars of the institution to showcase their talent.The fervent dancers from all four houses were allotted songs for solo semi-classical dance performances to unveil their dancing skills.The online spectators could make out the inborn vitality of the celluloid star in these artists.The choreography, rhythm, synchronization and presentation of all the participants were magnificent. Ganga House bagged the first position, Yamuna House secured the second position and Himachal House attained the third place. All the participants were also awarded with E- Certificates.
Like the infinite reach of the sky, you shower your unconditional love upon me! Like the soothing calmness under a tree, with arms open you welcome me! Like the amazing magician, you surprise me with my treasured toy! Like the fairy, you treat me with my favourite dish beyond joy! Like a dear friend, you play with me sprightly all day! Like a doting grandchild, I adore you and wish you a 'Happy Grandparents Day'!
NOTABLE NOTES BY SONGSTERS OF SINGHANIA
The 1st ONLINE INTER- HOUSE SOLO SINGING Competition, held on 5th August, 2020 turned out to be splendiferous, witnessed by hundreds as the event went live. The young maestros of each house presented to the best of their abilities.Each melodious rendition transported all to another realm and the mundane everyday world around disappeared. Every songster was enveloped in their own new space while belting out the song prepared, giving it their best go.The online competition was adjudged by eminent panel, Dr. Renu Nigam, Head of the Music Department,A.N.D. College Kanpur and Dr. Nishtha Sharma, Asst. Professor at M.G.P.G. College, Firozabad. GANGA HOUSE emerged as the winner trouncing the other houses.The winners were appreciated by the judges and were awarded with e-certificates in order to embolden them.This online competition proved to be one of the most rewarding experiences for all.
SPSEC REVERBERATED AND RESONATED ON CHRONICLE CHART !!!
Sir Padampat Singhania Education Centre set a new yardstick in online competitions by organizing the 'FIRST ONLINE INTER-SCHOOL ENGLISH DEBATE COMPETITION'.The dexterous debater 'AKSHAT AGARWAL' of Grade XI bagged the 'FIRST POSITION' in the Individual Category and impressed the spectators with his fine blend of eloquence and opulence.In this maiden attempt, various leading schools were invited from across the city. The motion for the debate was - Internet has Become a Billboard of Advertisements and is Suffocating for Users.The panel of Judges included eminent personalities - Dr. Jaba Kusum Singh (Associate Professor), Department of English, ANDNNM Mahavidyalaya, Kanpur and Dr. Fatima Ashana (Assistant Professor) VSSD College, Kanpur.The debaters of participating schools put forth their views with conviction and presented statistics and arguments with extreme panache. The winners were awarded with e-certificates.
SPSEC celebrated Independence Day with great patriotic fervor, zeal and zest to mark the 74th year of freedom from the British rule. On this grand occasion, our little Singhanians showcased a colourful spectrum of India's vision. It was a proud moment to watch the fervent students spread the essence of Nationalism charged with emotions and pride for their motherland. The little ones dressed as gallant freedom fighters like Rani of Jhansi, Bhagat Singh and our first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru etc.vigorously recited rhymes on the theme of Patriotism. The significance of Independence Day was shared by teachers to edify them to love their nation passionately. Children's enthusiasm and energy reinforced the belief that even though our nation is diverse with many religions, languages and cultures, everyone comes together as a nation and experiences a common feeling of patriotism on Independence Day. The celebration concluded with the singing of the National Anthem.
Cultural Education is an essential aspect of the curriculum. Understanding its importance and glorifying Indian traditions with the young generation, We at SPSEC, celebrated Janmashtami on Monday ,August 10, 2020 with our little ones in the attire of Krishna and Radha Celebrating the unique bond between children and the Almighty, we took the opportunity to enlighten the young minds with Lord Krishna's life. The students dressed up as lord Krishna and Radha, decked with peacock feathers carrying flutes and matkas stole the show. The jubilation of children was at its peak during the celebration which was both entertaining and educating. Multifarious fun-filled activities like Panchamrit preparation, Creating Krishna's crown, Dancing Angels and the outstanding narration of exciting life story of Lord Krishna by our educators added hues to the celebration. The tranquil and blissful celebration aimed to inculcate value of sharing, respect and brotherhood among the students. The parents' involvement in the activities was extremely encouraging which filled us with passionate zeal to ponder over the next activity in line to keep our little ones energized throughout......
COFFEES WITH SINGHANIANS
A Rendezvous with New Entrants was conducted for the Class IX new admissions.SPSEC did not want the new students to miss out the opportunity to catch on their classmates during the pandemic and so an online rendezvous was organised to introduce each other through an online platform.The students brewed out their strengths and qualities accelerating a healthy interaction.
Splendid smiles, vibrant attires and stellar performances of grade VI new entrants enthralled the spectators in the event ' RAMP SHOW'. The ensemble they showcased was a blend of poise and style.The elegant divas and handsome lads flaunted an exclusive collection of western, fancy, traditional and party wear.Through this platform the students exhibited their talents and skills.The introduction round enabled the children to express their emotions and share the connectivity that they have with their teachers and new mates.
Vegetable Printing Activity
Painting in early Education helps children to convey ideas, express emotions, use their senses to explore colours and create aesthetic works. And kids at SPSEC are always looking for new things to set their sights on. Therefore, to satisfy their this quench, 'Vegetable Printing Activity' was conducted for the students of Class Root on July 22, 2020. This mass activity conducted during the online class aimed to evaluate their creativity and develop a new perspective for the veges which are so important for their health. The Little Rooters expressed their ideas and developed their fine motor skill through this wonderous activity. They gleefully dipped the vegetables like potato, capsicum, lady finger in water colours and printed them on an art sheet. The curious artists also understood the nutritive value of eating green vegetables which they so fondly used to paint. Their sparkling eyes and cute little hands reflected their enthusiastic fervour so greatly.
DELIGHTFUL DAY FOR NEW SINGHANIANS!!
Every opportunity at SPSEC ensures that the child's intrinsic qualities should be nurtured. Encouraging'NEW SINGHANIANS' to showcase their talents and skills, an activity- 'SKILLS AND THRILLS' was organized. It was a pleasure watching middle school students performing confidently and enthusiastically with poise and credence ranging from genre of dance, music to elocution, art and craft.
Play with Fun
Every new school year has the semblance of new students to enter the unfamiliar world of education.The educators of SPSEC designed and devised the unique way to associate with their students ( NEW ADMISSION) OF Grade VII by conducting the activity 'PLAY WITH FUN'. The curtain was unveiled with the exciting game shows like 'Tongue Twisters', 'Riddles' and 'Add Mad'. The talents and skills of young Singhanians with their participation left the spectators dazed and spellbound. The objective of giving a platform to the students to inteoduce themselves with confidence and comfort was attained.
Preliminary Round of Interviews
SPSEC had organized an Online Interview Session for the candidates who had applied for the new Student Council 2020-21. The House Masters and Mistresses alongwith CCE In-charges took a grilling session to test the merits in the students for the post they had applied for. This was a fair effort on the part of the school to give the candidates a shot at leadership capacities. The enthusiastic participation of the students was a testimony to the fact that the spirit of leadership is burning bright in the hearts of the Singhanians.
Intra-School Online English Debate Competition
To break the monotony in this lockdown period, SPSEC had organized the first Intra-School Online English Debate Competition for the students of classes IX to XII. This contest was held in two groups A and B. Group A comprised of students from classes IX and X and Group B from classes XI and XII. The topic of the debate for the former group was Ã¢â‚¬Å“COVID-19 has Changed Education for Good and for the latterÃ¢â‚¬Å“ The Internet has Become a Giant Billboard and is Suffocating for Users. A total of 16 debaters participated in this competition with 8 speaking in favour and the remaining against the motion. The Chief Guest for both the days was our principal Mrs Bhawna Gupta. The panel of judges on day one comprised of Mrs Kavita Chaddha, the Vice-Principal, Mrs Anila Chandak (Senior English Teacher) and Ms. Vibha Dwivedi (Senior English Teacher) and on day two, Mrs Kavita Chaddha (the Vice-Principal) and Mrs. Anila Chandak (Senior English Teacher). All the debaters put forth their arguments in favour of and against the motion with extreme dexterity and panache. Their convincing contentions made it difficult for the judges to pronounce their verdict on the winner. Debaters in both the groups were meticulous in their preparation and presentation. The Principal, Mrs Bhawna Gupta lauded their efforts and blessed them for their exquisite eloquence and diction. The names of the winners in both the groups are mentioned as under:
First Position Kanha Agarwal (X-B)
Second Position Chirag Chandak (X-B)
Third Position Vidushi Pandey (IX-A)
First Position Yash Tolani (XI-A)
Second Position Shreya Yadav (XI-E)
Third Position Vatsala Mishra (XI-H)
Fantabulous Day For the Budding Artists
Yellow is the colour of optimism, glory, sunshine, and happiness. Early identification of colours helps to create the cognitive link between visual clues and words which is an important part of a child's holistic development.Young children love colours, and they especially love learning about different colours. The kids of Class Root were acquainted with yellow colour, the colour that stands for freshness, positivity, intellect and joy. They were made aware of the significance of yellow colour and how this colour leaves one imbued with energy and enthusiasm.The activity aimed to develop the finer motor skills in the students. Feet are often forgotten as a wonderful tool for painting as well as exploring the sense of touch.Simple feet paintings combine both and are sure to bring lot more joy. Hands down painting with feet is children's favourite art activity. Children of class Root loved online foot print painting activity while learning yellow colour from their teachers and made lovely bumblebees with the guidance of teachers.
Mothers' love -the most precious master piece to be treasured
Recognizing the essence of a mother' love, SPSEC extended its profound reverence to all mothers by making an earnest effort to instill the importance of a mother in a child's life through online teaching and celebrated this angelic bond in high spirits and merriment. The zealous participation of students was enjoyed by one and all. The online contest saw zestful involvement of both enthusiastic moms and their cheerful kids. Their passion was fashioned in beautiful greeting cards that children created for their loving moms.The tiny tots with their new and innovative ideas filled each and everyone with emotions. They jubilantly spoke about their mothers and even baked yummy cakes for them.Their merriment was reflected when they danced vigorously expressing their fondness towards each other in the dance competition that was specially meant to strengthen their bond. It was a pleasure watching the dynamic children and even their mommies doing something unique, something special. The celebration venerated the sincere collaborative efforts of all - mothers, children and teachers!
Creativity is intelligence having fun
Puppetry may take any form, but it shares the process of animating inanimate performing objects to tell a story. In the light of this, students of Classes 1 and 2 had an extraordinary activity of Puppetry Making in which the students were introduced to the hand puppet. This activity helped them develop their visual-spatial intelligence and kinaesthetic intelligence. It encouraged their craftsmanship and originality and enabled them to learn about puppet design and amazing techniques to create them. Their immaculate work of preparing colourful and meaningful puppets by using interesting materials surely deserve a big applause.
SPSEC ORGANIZES SUMMER EXTRAVAGANZA
Sir Padampat Singhania Education Centre organized online Summer Camp- SUMMER CHILL WITH TRILL & THRILL from 8th June, 2020 to 13th June, 2020 for the students of Classes I- VIII. Each day was fun filled with plethora of activities. These activities not only brought out the hidden talents of the students to the surface but also diverted their minds at these difficult times. The six day session was full of fun and excitement not only for the students but also for parents and teachers. The Principal, Ms Bhawna Gupta gave the credit of the success of the programme to the students, parents and teachers. She also stated that today's students are the future of the nation and making them mentally strong is the collective responsibility of both teachers and parents. At the time of lockdown, the institution would always make sincere effort to make the students utilize their time in an optimistic way.
Best Out of Waste
Creativity is rearranging what we know in order to find out what we do not know. Following environmental friendly principle, 'Best out of waste' activity was organised for students of classes Root, Bud and Bloom in which kids created useful and picturesque objects out of waste material. Little hands and imaginative minds came together in a creative burst of energy. Their innovative models and art items from different waste materials created an amazing array of display items and useful everyday objects leaving everyone spellbound. It was amazing to see how scrap could be transformed into such useful and beautiful articles.
Puppet Making Activity
Creativity is intelligence having fun. Puppetry may take any form, but it shares the process of animating inanimate performing objects to tell a story. In the light of this, students of Classes 1 and 2 had an extraordinary activity of Puppetry Making in which the students were introduced to the hand puppet. This activity helped them develop their visual-spatial intelligence and kinaesthetic intelligence. It encouraged their craftsmanship and originality and enabled them to learn about puppet design and amazing techniques to create them. Their immaculate work of preparing colourful and meaningful puppets by using interesting materials surely deserve a big applause.
Online Hindi Debate Classes 6 - 8
To develop essential critical thinking skills, an online Hindi Debate Competition was conducted for Class 7th . 4 debaters participated in it with 2 speaking in favour and 2 against the motion. The attendees included the students of classes 5-8 and a few teachers of the school. A senior Hindi teacher of the institution Ms. Akansha Gaur welcomed the panel of judges that comprised of Dr. Yatindra Singh (Asst. Professor D.A.V. College) and Mr. Vishesh Shukla (Deputy News Editor, Danik Jagran I-Next, a you tuber,story and poetry writer) who addressed the participants and audience with their words of wisdom. The participants in both the groups were rigorous in their presentation. The session ended with verdict on the winner by the respective judges and the speech of the Chief Guest Dr. Anil Kumar Mishra ( History HOD, V.S.S.D. College) who briefed about the topic and also congratulated the participants for their efforts and blessed them for their future endeavors. The winners of the day were provided with E- Certificates.