Pune: The Orbis School students of Standard II recently visited the Amanora Fire Station to expand their knowledge about fire fighters.
The children were amazed to watch the demonstration regarding fire safety and rescue operation carried out during an emergency. They were shown the fire equipment along with fire suits, helmets, masks, gloves and tools used by firemen. The students and teachers got a hands-on experience on how to use a fire extinguisher. Swachhta Week (October 1-6)
The school observed Swacchta Week. In the run-up to the third anniversary of the Swachh Bharat Mission on Gandhi Jayanti (October 2), the prime minister called for an accelerated, nationwide campaign termed Swachhata Hi Seva, and the school had contributed to this campaign by cleaning up lockers and classrooms, managing waste and maintaining hygiene in and around the school.
A special assembly was conducted by 4 Vega and students performed a play on the theme of ‘cleaning our motherland’. This was accompanied by a creative writing event for Standard I upwards. Students of pre-primary section (I-III) contributed in slogan writing and cleaning up their classrooms. Standard IV and V participated in a Hindi creative writing competition on the topic ‘Swachh Bharat, Swasta Bharat’. An IBA poster making inter-house competition was also organised for secondary students, on ‘Save Mother Earth’ and build awareness about conservation of forests.
No Bag Day (October 13)
On October 13, the school observed a ‘No Bag Day’. The children were happy because they did not have to carry their books to the school. The day started with a special assembly, followed by a musical presentation on Diwali by Pre-Primary students. Students of classes I to III engaged themselves in group activities and fun filled games and exhibited their dramatic skills. The primary students had a workshop on “Good touch and Bad touch’, one-act play and activity-based learning. The day concluded with fun and share activity leaving a positive impact on the student-teacher relationship.