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Laxman Public School played host to a delegation of 32 students and 2 teachers from Experimental School of Capital Normal University, Beijing, China on 2nd February 2017. The visit was organised by Confederation of UNESCO Clubs and Associations of India.
The school felicitated the visitors on their visit and gave them a glimpse of Indian hospitality and culture. They were entertained by a short presentation comprising of orchestra items based on Indian ragas, Indian classical and folk dances. The junior school students also gave a demonstration of yoga. Friendly basketball and football matches were played between the visitors and the host. The visiting delegation was highly impressed by the herbal garden and science park of the school.
The visit encouraged exchange of ideas between the students of China and India. It served as a step towards creating global harmony and peace.
The school organised a medical health check-up camp for all the students and staff from 5th to 20th December 2016. A team of doctors from Aakash Hospital conducted the camp which included General Physical examination, Blood Pressure check-up, BMI check-up, Dental Check-up, Eye Check-up, Blood Sugar check-up, Haemoglobin Check-up. Necessary medical advice and precautionary measures were given to the students.
An Art & Craft workshop on Indian folk art was organised for classes IX to XI on the 24th, 25th & 27th January 2017, through the aegis of the NGO Empowerment.
Students were introduced to the diverse folk handicrafts of India and the different forms of art, their origin and the also learnt the difference between art and design. The visiting team consisted of renowned ‘Gond’ artists who gave hands on training to the students on Gond Art – the folk art form of Madhya Pradesh. Students made motifs on the subject ‘Nature’ related to the livelihood of the tribal.
The 3-day workshop was an extremely enriching experience because the students learnt a new art form and expressing the language of the soul in brilliant hues of Gond art.
The school celebrated the 68th Republic Day on 25th January 2017 in the school premises. Mrs Ratika Aggarwal, Vice Chairperson of the school, hoisted the tricolour. The school band played the National Anthem at the unfurling of the flag. Students delivered short but inspiring and informative talk about the importance of the celebration and also about the achievements of the country in the last 68 years. The school orchestra and the school choir enthused the assembly with their rendition of patriotic songs. Students with 100% attendance were awarded merit certificates. The function culminated to the melodious singing of “Sare jahan se achha Hindustan hamra….” by the entire school.
Christmas was celebrated in our school with great enthusiasm on 23rd December. The tiny tots of Pre School, Pre Primary, Classes I & II presented a small programme. The highlight of the celebrations was the singing of carols by the students dressed as fairies, elves and Santa in and around the school.
The children of Pre School, Pre Primary and Classes I & II made take away items like Santa Claus, Christmas tree and other decoration material from waste material like ice cream sticks and stockings. The stockings were filled by the class teachers with toffees and chocolates for the children to carry home.
On 22nd November 2016, the school hosted “Les Muses d’ Hambourg” (a Dance & Music group) from Germany under the Delhi International Arts Festival. Their performance was witnessed by our students who really enjoyed and appreciated the song and dance show.