|Convener :||Mrs. Neera Dewan|
|Class I – V:||Hiya , Hansika|
|Class VI – VIII:||Aumisha, Prabhdeep Singh|
|Class IX – XII:||Ramandeep , Ayushi|
EARTH DAY CELEBRATION
The school campus was abuzz with activities from 21st April – 24th April 2015 to celebrate Earth Day
under Orchids Eco Club.
A special assembly marked the event. A tree plantation drive was organised by Classes IX, X.
An inter-class Book mark competition was also held for Classes VI-VIII. Students from Classes I-V
recited beautiful poems in the praise of Mother Earth.
A contest Litter Less Lunches was held for all the classes to see which classroom makes the least
amount of garbage at lunchtime during Earth Week celebration.
Finally students from Classes XI, XII made beautiful paper bags /folders with some catchy Earth Day
slogans on them.
Students made the bookmarks from waste material with the message “Save Nature” concerning the urgent need of protecting the environment. This activity was held by keeping in mind that the climate change and also the measures to save the mother Earth from deteriorating climate. different messages were projected on the book marks, which showed the concern of the students for the Mother Earth.
Now a day everyone is concerned about the environmental degradation in the world. Hence, to save the environment from further deterioration, the present generation is to be enriched and encouraged for the pollution free environment and healthy living. With the mission to sensitize the students towards the importance of environment, making them more eco-conscious and socially responsible towards conserving the natural world, Springdales started its Eco-Club named OrchidsMain Objectives of the Club1. Provide students with the opportunities to learn more about their surroundings, participate in service projects at school and in the community.2. Promote environmental awareness and develop social and life skills.3. Increase student’s awareness of environmental issues and give them power to make change.
4. Provide opportunities for students to become directly involved in a variety of projects relating to the environment.
5. Promote environmental awareness and empower students to take actions and work toward building a sound environmental ethic.
Motto : “Nurture nature”
Orchids Eco – Club celebrated Earth Day on 22nd April 2013 to show their concern for saving ‘ MOTHER EARTH’. Various activities were planned and organised to instill in the students the virtue of working in sync with nature.
♣ The club launched a week long celebrations by conducting a special assembly and presentations on ‘Save the Earth’ campaign.
♣ Plantation programme was organised where the students of classes VI – X planted the saplings of ‘duranta’ in the school campus under the guidance of our teachers.
“Air is breath of life
Do not abuse it”
Our Goals during this activity were:-
√ To create awareness among the students about the causes of air pollution, green house effect and global warming.
√ To impart knowledge among students about the serious problems occurring due to the pollution and global warming.
√ To encourage the students to grow trees and reduce air pollution.
♣ On the same day (i.e. 22nd April 2013), another activity i.e. Nature’s walk was held
in our school for classes I – V
Our Goals during this activity were:-
√ To inculcate the positive attitude towards nature.
√ To impart knowledge among the students about the various kinds of plants and their importance for humans.
Our Teachers Ms. Sakshi, Ms. Monica , Ms. Amanpreet, Ms. Aanchal played an important role during this activity. As a teacher is one who nurtures new green sprouts, encourages and leads them whenever they have doubts, Our teachers did all these things with a pleasant attitude. They explained the importance of each & every plant present in school along with their botanical names to the students of classes I – V.
♣ In continuation Drawing and Colouring Competition (Classes I – II), Slogan Writing (Classes III-V) & Poster Making Competition – (Classes VI – X) & were organized in which the students successfully touched the issues of Global Warming ,Industrialization & reckless cutting of trees.
♣Visit to Botanical Garden on 26th April 2013
To aware students about the variety of plants and their medicinal importance as Botanical Garden is the most compact with diverse collections of plants.
On 26th April , Friday students from classes V – VI were taken to Botanical Garden located near Chhachhrauli where they were told about the importance of flowering, non-flowering and medicinal plants along with their botanical names by their teachers.
Students collected the leaves of some plants and also noted down their importance in their notepad. This trip was beneficial to the students from the educational point of view. They enjoyed a lot and were fascinated by viewing such a large range of plants and by knowing that every leaf of that Botanical garden was important for medicinal purpose
♣ Students of Classes X – XII participated in a Seminar held on 26 April and expressed their views on the topic – Sustainable Development. Though all participants tried hard to give their best in this competition but the extra-ordinary students of the classes X, XI-XII bagged different positions in this competition.
|Category I(Class X)||Category II (Class XI-XII)|
|Aashi (X B)||Prachi (XII A)|
|Simran (X C)||Jaspreet (XII A)|
|Ritika (X B)||Vishu (XII A)|
♣ Ppt on Environment day was prepared and shown to the students in the smart class to make them aware about the hazards of pollution and global warming and how to control it.