Earth Day was celebrated with a lot of zeal and enthusiasm in both the Senior and the Junior Wings. Students of Grade VII put up a scintillating dramatic performance. All the students of the Senior Wing were engaged in making creative cloth bags from rags. In the Junior Wing a dance drama was performed by students to highlight the importance of trees. An Open House Quiz was also organised to create awareness about our environment.
The festival of Baisakhi was celebrated in both the Senior and the Junior Wings. This year, the celebration was even more special as our New Students who have joined this session put up an enthralling show in both the wings. The festivities were marked by music and dance performances. Those students who were the A1 Achievers and excelled with 100% attendance in 2018-19 were honoured on the occasion in the Junior wing, whereas the format of 'Clubs Wisdom' was announced for the new session in the Senior wing.
Happy Feat is a string of fun cultural, games and literary competitions for Kindergarten students. Various activities such as Cross the Tunnel, Chatter Box, Balloon Balancing, etc were conducted and joyfully performed and relished by the students. Just like ‘Neenv’, this was a No Competition event. Happy Feat was conducted on 22nd and 23rd May and has set the stage for the upcoming Happy Feat competitions!
Neenv is a series of cultural & literary competitions for the student of Grade I – V. Various kinds of competitions are conducted throughout the year under one umbrella – Neenv. As per tradition, this year also Neenv started with a No Competition month and gave the students a platform to showcase their talent. Truth And Dare – A Talent Hunt was conducted in which students participated and gave their best in the activity of their choice. The two day hunt conducted on 14th & 15th May was full of zeal and a witness of immense raw talent ready to ripe.
Third Bell - a series of Intra-School Cultural & Literary competitions were held from 30th April to 2nd May 2019 in the Senior Wing. Competitions such as ‘One Man Standing’, ‘Lit & Wit’, ‘Do Jasoos … On the Move’ and ‘Guzzle the Puzzle’ were conducted. About 520 students participated in the competitions. Third Bell was introduced last year. It is a series of competitions in which students get an opportunity to think out of the box to whet their creative talent.
Our trademark annual feature ….. Pyjama Party ….. was organised for students of Grade I & II on 23rd November and for students of all the three Pre-Primary classes (PPI, II & III) on 24th November. The theme of this year’s Pyjama Party was ‘Fairy Land.’ It was a fun bonanza in every sense. Children enjoyed coming to school in the evening in colourful casual dresses and had a lot of fun together. A group of students from Senior Wing entertained and enthralled the young children with a dance drama ‘Cindrella ka Joota.’
The auspicious occasion of 549th Birthday of Guru Nanak Dev Ji (Prakash Utsav) was celebrated separately in both Senior and Junior Wings. Children were told about the life and teachings of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. Recitation of 'Shabads' by students followed by 'Ardas' marked the celebrations. Delicious 'Karaah Prasad' was distributed to all the students and the staff. The whole school wore a festive look and the whole atmosphere turned pious.
5th November was a day of festivities in both Senior & Junior Wings. The day started with inauguration of the newly constructed Skating Rink-cum-Basket Ball courts. All the students and teachers of the Senior Wing assembled in the arena and a 21 – Kundliya Hawan was performed to mark its inauguration. It was followed by Bhajan Kirtan performed by our students. Since it was Ethnic Day as well, all the students, teachers and the support staff were wearing traditional Indian dresses.
Ethnic Day-cum-Diwali was celebrated in the Junior Wing also with great zeal and enthusiasm. It started with Bhajan Kirtan followed by Story-Telling of Ramayana episodes depicted by the students of Grade III through dance performance. The whole atmosphere was reverberating with religious fervour.
The auspicious occasion of Janmashtami was celebrated in the school with huge enthusiasm. The whole school campus reverberated with the chanting of “Haathi, Ghoda, Palki ; Jai Kanahaiyya Lal Ki”. A dance drama depicting some episodes from the life of Lord Krishna was presented by the students of Grade IV supported by live singing by students of Grade III, IV & V. It was followed by the exciting and thrilling Dahi – Handi show by the male support staff of the school. And the clapping went on and on …
Independence Day was celebrated in both the Senior and the Junior Wings with a lot of enthusiasm and patriotic fervour. The shows started with all the students saluting the National Flag and singing of the hymn "Vaishnav jan." It was followed by a scintillating performance of gymnastics and hoola-hoops. The grand finale was marked by the star attraction -- Jashn-E-Azadi dance.
Teej was celebrated in both the Senior and the Junior Wings today. Didis from the non-teaching staff performed and hosted the show in both the wings. The shows began with the signature Shankh Nadh and Gayatri Mantra followed by the sparkling combination of Teacher - Didi as hosts. The finale dance performance by didis had everyone applauding and cheering their efforts and charm on stage.
Earth Day was celebrated in both the Senior and the Junior Wings today. The theme of the occasion today was ‘Celebrating Earth’. All the students of Grade VI to X organised a SILENT MARCH expressing their concern for the deteriorating environment. They made banners for the purpose. Later all the students assembled in the assembly ground. A group of six interacted with them and told them about the steps being taken by India to check the decay. Students were also informed about some important Do’s and Don’ts.
In the Junior Wing children were shown a short animation film to inform why Earth Day is celebrated. They were made to learn songs on the theme of the day. Later Kindergarten children watered the plants. Primary children took up Foil-folding Activity. Students of Grade III to V dug up a pit and put eatable waste in the pit to make compost.
The festival of Baisakhi was celebrated in both the Senior and the Junior Wings today. Grade VII students performed in the Senior Wing whereas Grade V students enthalled the audience in the Junior Wing. The festivities were marked by live singing and dancing.
Those students who excelled with 100% attendance in 2017-18 were honoured on the occasion.
It was a proud occasion for Wisdom having been selected by the Swiss Embassy as the only school in Haryana as part of their celebrations to mark 70 years of Swiss-Indian Friendship (SIF 70). The Swiss Embassy is spreading a message of friendship, understanding and inclusiveness through a novel initiative – “Swiss Films on Wheels”. A special, well-equipped Swiss-Indian Friendship Bus is travelling through all over India to screen two of the most charming children’s films made in Switzerland – “Heidi” and “My Life as a Zucchini” – using films as a medium to cut across cultural borders and bring the two countries together. Having travelled in various states of West and South India in the first phase, the Swiss Films on Wheels started its journey to the North and North East India selecting Wisdom World School as the first and the only one venue in Haryana. The representative from the Swiss Embassy Ms. Nora addressed the students of Grade VI and VII in the school auditorium and apprised them about the mission of love and friendship between Switzerland and India. This was followed by the screening of the film “Heidi”. It was a two hours long film with English sub-titles. All the children were absolutely engrossed watching the movie and the delight was very much visible on their faces. The film screening was followed by a question-answer session and the children asked some very probing questions which were answered by Ms. Nora. Later, they had a photo session with Ms. Nora, her crew members and the cut-outs of film’s characters. The essence of Swiss-Indian friendship was very much visible all around.
Yet another batch from our school comprising of 6 students and 1 teacher-supervisor has returned from Japan after attending a 7-days Sakura Science Project organised by Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST). The students visited Hiroshima, Tokyo and Yokohama. They were exposed to a number of scientific institutions like Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency where they got the opportunity to interact with space scientists. They also visited Chugoku Electric Co , Miraikan Museum and Robotics Show. Apart from this they went to Hiroshima High School as well as Hiroshima University where they saw students working in science laboratories and interacted with students and teachers. They also visited Hiroshima Peace Memorial. They came back with amazing experience and fond memories. It needs to be mentioned here that all the expenditure of this trip...airfare, boarding, lodging, transportation, meals, insurance, VISA, EVERYTHING....was borne by the Japanese government.
A 4-days Sports & Games Festival was organised in the Senior Wing of the school from 30th October to 3rd November. The Festival was divided into three main categories – track & field events, recreational track & field events and games. The events were organised in three age groups – VI & VII, VIII & IX and X to XII. The festival was inaugurated with the performance of dumbbells accompanied with school band followed by aerobics. All the four days were marked by great competitive spirit and lots of sporting enthusiasm.
Year after year, winning top positions at Jashn-E-Azadi competitions organised by Nehru Bal Sangh at Islamic Center, New Delhi has become a habit for Wisdom students. Jashn-E-Azadi is a tough, hard-fought series of competitions in which many top Delhi schools participate. Wisdom students come out with flying colours every year.
This time again, we participated in Dance, Music and Drama competitions held on 2nd, 3rd & 4th August respectively. Our teams stood Second in Dance, First in Music and Second in Drama. The teams were awarded Rs.15,000/- for Second positions and Rs.20,000/- for the First position. Huge congratulations to all the participating students, the teachers and the resource persons who trained them to attain such heights and also to the proud parents without whose contribution this would not have been possible.
All the nine ‘Ministers’ of Wisdom Student Council alongwith the two Council Educators went to Welham Boys School, Dehradun to attend – Go Green Summit – the second edition of BEHTAR INDIA campaign which was jointly implemented by Republic TV and DHFL Pramerica team with Parineeti Chopra as the campaign ambassador. BEHTAR INDIA is an innovative and engaging national campaign that aims to make cities cleaner, greener and healthier. Our children took along approx. 70 kg of newspaper waste to participate in WASTE TO HEALTH RECYCLING Campaign. A total of 600 students from various schools of India participated. A panel discussion was organized on the occasion with the noted singer Zubin Nautiyal and Rajendra Singh, popularly known as the Waterman of India and the Mayor of Dehradun as panelists. Our Academic Head, Radhika also participated in the deliberations and asked questions related to electronic waste. Zubin Nautiyal also mesmerized the audience with a live performance.
As part of our Robotics education programme, a LIVE ROBOT named NAO was specially brought from Japan for demonstration. The Chairman of our Robotics associate company – SCCIP Japan, Mr. Renya Kikuchi, personally brought this robot for Wisdom students. All the students of Grade I to IX who are undergoing Robotics training in the school were enthralled by the LIVE DEMO. The Robot not only interacted with the students but also gave a song and dance performance. It was an absolutely new and fascinating experience for our students.
A 2-days Adventure Camp for students of Grade III to V was organised in the Senior Wing of the school on 30th November and 1st December. Students enjoyed a large number of adventure activities. A mesmerizing Magic Show and full masti DJ Dance marked the fun-filled grand finale.
The Annual Festival of the Junior Wing --- HAKUNA MATATA --- was celebrated on 2nd March 2019. The whole campus wore a festive look ; children were super excited and elated --- so were parents, grand parents and, of course, the whole school staff. As many as eight different venues were active throughout the day and all the 1200 odd students of the Junior wing exhibited their talent in one or the other activities. It was all fun and frolic with parents enjoying the whole day.
UTSAV CELEBRATIONS - The Annual Festival of Cultural and Sporting competitions - UTSAV - was celebrated in the Senior Wing for 3 days from 26th to 28th December 2018. Major General G.D. Bakshi (retd.) was the Chief Guest at the Inaugural Ceremony on 26th December ; Mr. Subhash Sudha, MLA (Thanesar) presided over the ceremony. A large number of 39 Competitions and 2 Workshops were organised and more than 1000 students participated. As many as 102 academic and 648 UTSAV prizes were distributed on the occasion.
Republic Day was celebrated in both Senior & the Junior Wings of the school with remarkable patriotic fervour. A small cultural program was organized on the occasion in the Junior Wing. The students of the Senior Wing as well as faculty members contributed clothes and eatables which they distributed in the poor and the needy.
The 5th edition of our annual feature – Pyjama Party – was celebrated in the Junior Wing for students of Grade I & II on 22nd November and Kindergarten Section on 23rd November. The theme of this year’s party was ‘Arabian Nights.’ It was one event which all the students had been anxiously waiting for. A total of 611 students participated in the celebrations. The students enjoyed a number of joyrides and magic show. A group of 11 students from the Senior Wing staged a fun show to entertain the small kids. Children left late in the evening with fond memories of the wonderful Pyjama Party.
The auspicious occasion of Guru Nanak Dev’s Birthday was celebrated with devotion and enthusiasm in both the Junior and the Senior Wings. The students recited holy ‘Shabads’ and gave a scintillating performance of ‘Gatka’. Both the school campuses reverberated with the chants of ‘Bole So Nihaal, Sat Sri Akaal’.
The twin occasions of Independence Day & Janmashtami were celebrated in both the Junior & the Senior Wings of the school with great zeal and enthusiasm. A short, colourful cultural program marked the occasions. The whole atmosphere reverberated with patriotic as well as religious emotions. The program in both the wings culminated into the breaking of the Dahi Handi by the support staff of the school much to the delight and amusement of the students.
The fun-filled festival of Teej was celebrated with a lot of enthusiasm in both the Senior and Junior Wings of the school today. The highlight of the celebrations was that the whole song and dance show was presented by the female support staff which attracted huge applause from the students. All the students of Kindergarten section took turns to enjoy the swings
Earth day was celebrated in both Junior and Senior wings of the school on 22 April 2017. Students of all Grade I to X participated with great enthusiasm and teamwork along with their Grade Incharge to create various kinds of models and structures from a 'Pool of Waste Materials' given to them. Kindergarten students enjoyed watching and listening to various Songs and Rhymes based on 'Mother Earth' and were thrilled getting Tattoos made by Balloons.
Once again Wisdom rocked at Jashn-E-Azadi Competitions organised by Nehru Bal Sangh at India Islamic Cultural Centre, New Delhi. Our students participated in three events and won positions in all the three. Our Skit team won 2nd position and our Dance as well as Singing teams both won 3rd position. Wisdom congratulates all the participants and concerned teachers for bringing this glory to the school.
The Annual Day Celebrations of the Senior Wing – UTSAV – was celebrated on 6th and 7th December with huge enthusiasm and fanfare. It was a cultural and sporting extravaganza in which almost all the students participated. The whole campus of the Senior Wing wore a festive look. This fest was a series of competitive events for which students prepared very hard. The Opening Ceremony of UTSAV 2017 was a showcase of the whole fest. Mr. Daijiro Shirai, President & COO, Fukuda Denshi Co. Ltd., Japan was the Chief Guest. He came all the way from Japan to grace the occasion. Mr. Subhash Sudha, MLA presided over the ceremony. Mr. Hisano Naoki & Mr. Momose Yutaka, both Directors of Fukuda Denshi and Mr. Imamura Tomoyasu, Director, Meritech Co. Ltd., Japan also graced the occasion.
Two students of our school – Pragya Kaushik (Grade XII) & Vasu Aggarwal (Grade X) departed for Japan on Tuesday morning to attend a 10 days International Science Project organized by Japan Science and Technology Agency at Shizuoka University in Japan. They were given a warm send-off in the school by Mr. Subhash Sudha, MLA and all the members of school management.
A total of 4 students have been selected from all over India out of which 2 students are from our school. They will be joined by 5 students from Indonesia. All the travelling, boarding & lodging expenses will be borne by the Japanese Government. Interestingly, the students will get an opportunity to travel by Shinkansen (popularly called Bullet Train) in Japan. Wisdom wishes the students all the very best for this once in a lifetime experience.
Dr. Tomio Mizokami, Professor Emeritus, Osaka University of Foreign Studies, Japan visited our school on 13th December 2017 to deliver an extension lecture on Indo-Japan Relationship in Historical Perspective. It was organized by the school as part of Indo-Japan Friendship Exchange Year Celebrations. Prof. Mizokami gave a very informative and illuminative presentation with a wide ranging references from Tagore to Subhash Bose and to the recent bonhomie between the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe and the Indian Prime Minister Narender Modi. Interestingly, Prof. Mizokami made the presentation in chaste Hindi and Punjabi.
A 2-days Japanese Language Calligraphy Workshop was organized in the school by Ms Hiroko Nagahama, a Japan India Student Conference Founder, under the programme “2017 : The Year of Japan-India Friendly Exchanges”. A total of 48 students enjoyed this wonderful experience of learning the basic techniques involved in Japanese Calligraphy.
A delegation of 5 teachers from Japanese School, New Delhi visited Wisdom to conduct a 2 - days workshop for students of Namaste Japan Club on 29 and 30 May under Cultural Exchange Programme. They conducted workshops for Japanese Calligraphy, Traditional Japanese Games, Japanese Singing and wearing Traditional Japanese Dress - Yukata. It was an enriching experience and exposure for our students.
A 2-days fully-loaded full day Adventure Camp was organized by the school and conducted by a Delhi based company, Climb Up, in the Senior Wing for students of Grade VI to XII. It was an interesting mix of adventure activities, team games, magic show and fun & entertainment punctuated by breakfast, lunch & evening snacks.
Wisdom कला festival was organized in the Senior Wing on 24th December 2016 to mark the Christmas festival. A painting competition on Christmas related themes was held. Almost all the students of Grade V onwards participated. A panel of experts decided class-wise winners.
Pyjama Party for small kids is an annual feature of the school. This year the fun party for students of Kindergarten was spread into three evenings and Grade I & II on 1st, 2nd and 3rd December 2016. Children were very excited when they came to school in their colorful dresses and evening wear and saw the well - lit school. They enjoyed a number of rides, played games, watched shows in the auditorium and relished sumptuous snacks and dinner.
To make our children sensitive towards social issues and make them aware of their responsibilities towards the society, the school has decided to take up social projects and involve students in the same. The first such project was taken up by the school in November 2016 by adopting the underpass at Pipli flyover. Our students of Grade XI undertook the task of cleaning the under pass. They were very enthusiastic and performed the task with great zeal. This was followed by the beautification and decoration of the underpass. In a short period of just 20 days the whole project was completed in time before the beginning of 'International Gita Jayanti' celebrations. The renovated underpass was inagurated by Sh. Ram Bilas Sharma, Education Minister, Haryana in the presence of Mr. Subhash Sudha, MLA, Thanesar on 2nd December 2016.
HAKUNA MATATA... the Annual Function for students of Pre-Primary Classes and Grade I & II was celebrated in the Junior Wing on 10th March 2017. The festivities were inaugurated by Ms. Sumedha Kataria, Deputy Commissioner, Kurukshetra. It was a colourful, cultural extravaganza celebrated at ten different venues in the school which were simultaneously live. All the 692 students of these classes participated in one or the other event. The whole school wore a festive look and the parents were enjoying every bit of it. The Grand Finale in the afternoon was made memorable by a singing concert by Mr. John Kugel from Australia.
Utsav---A series of competitions for students of Grade V to XI was organized by the school in the Senior Wing from 8th to 10th November 2016. The event was a huge cultural and sporting extravaganza involving a large number of competitions in Literary, Musical, Dance, Art & Craft and Online Categories. A number of Kabaddi Competitions of various groups were also organized. The detailed list of competitions is given below:
Literary - Spotlight, Model United Nations, Picture Composition, Creative Writing, Dumb Charades, Nukkad Nattak, Hasiya Kavi Sammelan
Music - Sur - Solo Singing, Antakshari
Dance - Footloose (Freestyle), Bhav Raag Taal (Folk Dance)
Art & Craft - Tattoo Making, Scarecrow Making
Online - Short Film Making, Photography
The whole school wore a festive look and the enthusiasm and energy displayed by the students was simply electrifying.
The festival of Diwali was celebrated in the school with huge enthusiasm. Excerpts from the epic “Ramayana” were enacted by students which transformed the whole atmosphere into a serene and sublime experience for the audience. The performance of the young artistes was given a standing ovation.
The festival of Janamashtami was celebrated in the school with lot of fun and frolic. The students presented a cultural program followed by the "Dahi-Handi" show presented by our support staff to entertain children. Children were delighted seeing their conductor and driver 'bhaiyas' in colourful dresses forming a pyramid and the 'Bal Govinda' climbing the pyramid and after a number of falls finally breaking the 'Handi' full of 'Dahi'. It was a thrilling and captivating performance.
The school organized a concert “A Musical Journey with T. M. Hoffman” on 22nd August for the music lovers among the parents of the school. It was a mesmerising experience. The audience was kept spell-bound and there was pin-drop silence in the auditorium. The maestro played Koto and Shakuhachi and also gave a scintillating vocal performance to various Hindustani Ragas. He was ably accompanied on the tabla by our music teacher, Mr. Chetan Sharma. The Superintendent of Police, Mr. Simardeep Singh, IPS was the Chief Guest on the occasion.
Earth Day was celebrated today by our students with great enthusiasm. A dance drama depicting humans cutting trees but repenting later was presented by the students conveying a simple but strong message to the audience to preserve trees and save the Mother Earth.
Season II of Clubs Wisdom with a new look was inaugurated today by the internationally acclaimed singer and one of the honourable Governors of our school, Dolly Guleria. A short musical programme marked the glittering opening ceremony. Another honourable Governor of our school and internationally renowned flutist, Ustad Mujtaba Hussain mesmerised the audience with a delightful flute recital. The In-house faculty of music and dance departments, Mr. Amit Joshi, Mr. Chetan Sharma and Ms. Charu Chutani also gave scintillating performances to regale the audience.
A delegation of four teachers – Midori Barmi, Miho Kawabata, Miyuki Konno & Momoyo Nakazato – from Japanese School, New Delhi visited our school for two days on 27th & 28th May 2015 to conduct various workshops. Midori Barmi conducted workshops in vocal music and taught Japanese folk songs to our students. Miyuki Konno took up Japanese language teaching while Miho Kawabata and Momoyo Nakazato had very creative craft and origami sessions with our children. On 28th morning they joined our sports students and enjoyed a game of handball. They also went round the school and saw how our children were learning new things in various clubs.
The second batch comprising of 10 students accompanied by the Vice-Principal of our school Mrs. Sangeeta Bahl visited Japan for 10 days under Cultural Exchange Programme with Tabara School, Kamogawa. They stayed in Tokyo for 3 days. They were guided by our school Chairman, Mr. Harish Sachdeva and our guest teacher of Japanese language Mr. Tatsushi Funahashi. They visited a number of famous tourist destinations like Disneyland, Yunessun, VenusFort etc. Later they shifted to Kamogawa city situated on the coast of the Pacific Ocean. Here they were joined by our another guest teacher and member of our school’s Governing Body, Mr. Satoshi Hata. Mr. Hata had organised a host of joint activities of our students with students of Tabara School who joined them the next day. All the students enjoyed Campfire and dancing in the evening. The next day our children visited Tabara School. The Principal of the school, Mr. Haruhisa Usui, dressed in tradional Indian dress welcomed our delegation with remarkable warmth. Our students made a power-point presentation of Indian Culture before Japanese students and teachers. They explained how our country with an astounding diversity of various languages, food habits, traditions, festivals, traditional dresses and cultural trades is united as one nation. They also performed yoga and Indian folk dance and mesmerised the audience. Our students also visited Nagasa High School and Josai International University and interacted with students and teachers there. In a short span of just a few days an emotional bond was established between our students and the Japanese students. Principal Usui San himself supervised the whole exchange programme and later announced that teachers from his school will be visiting our school next year. Wisdom is deeply indebted to Mr. Funahashi, Mr. Hata and Mr. Usui for their immense contribution in making this exchange programme a huge success and hopes that such cultural exchanges will be taken up in future also.
Nehru Bal Sangh, an organization with a Pan-India presence, celebrates the Independence of India every year as a socio-cultural event to underline our identity as Indians. A number of cultural competitions themed around India’s independence struggle and patriotism are organised in Delhi. Two teams of our students participated in Group Dance (18 students) and Group Song (8 students) competitions held at Islamic Cultural Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi on 11/08/2015. Both our teams put up a spectacular and mesmerising performance. The Bhangra dance by our students cast such a spell that the entire audience in the auditorium cheered and danced to the captivating rhythms. Both the competitions were very keenly contested by all the teams. But Wisdom stood out in the end winning the FIRST POSITION in Group Dance and the SECOND POSITION in Group Song with prize money of Rs 20000/- and Rs. 15000/- respectively. It was Wisdom all the way…
A 4-days music workshop by T.M. Hoffman was organised by the school for students of music club. T. M. Hoffman is an American settled in Japan. He is a master of Hindustani classical music. It was a great learning experience for our students who were exposed to wonderful music as well as Japanese musical instruments like Koto and Shakuhachi (Japanese flute). We are grateful to Mr. Hoffman for leaving his Koto with our school for our students to learn.
The school organised a one-day-one-night adventure camp in collaboration with a Delhi-based camping company – Climb Up – for students of Grade V to X. It was a fully-loaded camp with lots of adventure activities and entertainment. The students came to school in the morning in colourful casual dresses. All the students participated in all the adventure activities. Later in the evening they enjoyed magic show and puppet show by Rajasthani artistes. Afterwards, they played entertaining games and danced around bonfire. They slept in the school and left for home in the morning with fond memories of the great time they had in this camp.
The 5th Foundation Day of the school was celebrated with a lot of zeal and enthusiasm. The whole school wore a festive look. All the members of Wisdom family performed ‘Havan’ in the morning. It was followed by singing of songs and hymns. Later all the members of the staff(teaching as well as non-teaching) and the management danced to the beating of drums.
The 66th Republic Day of India was celebrated in the school with remarkable enthusiasm. The whole school wore a festive look with tri-colour balloons and buntings. After the flag-hoisting a number of traditional games were organised. Students took part and competed in Kho-Kho, Kabaddi, Phitto, Gulli-Cricket and Tug-of-War. It was a delightful & colourful sporting extravaganza and all the students and teachers enjoyed the occasion.
The festival of Diwali was celebrated with great enthusiasm in the school today. Since it was also observed as Ethnic Day, all the children came to school in colourful, traditional Indian dresses. Enactment of Lord Rama's return to Ayodhya was presented by students of Grade VII in a musical dance-drama to the delight of all the children.
Gandhi Jayanti & Dussehra Celebrations were organised in the school today. The students of Grade II presented a colourful cultural show and enthralled the audience comprising of Kindergarten, Grade I & II students. The female members of the non-teaching staff also gave a scintillating performance by presenting Garba and Dandia dance. The Film Appreciation Club also celebrated Gandhi Jayanti and screened the famous Richard Attenborough movie, "Gandhi."
The festival of Janamashtami was celebrated in the school with lot of fun and frolic. Children were shown a film on the mischievous feats of Krishna as a child. The students presented a cultural program followed by the "Dahi-Handi" show presented by our support staff to entertain children. Children were delighted seeing their conductor and driver 'bhaiyas' in colourful dresses forming a pyramid and the 'Bal Govinda' climbing the pyramid and after a number of falls finally breaking the 'Handi' full of 'Dahi'. It was a thrilling and captivating performance.
68th Independence Day of India was celebrated in the school on 15 August with a lot of enthusiasm. The occasion was marked by the flag-hoisting ceremony followed by cultural presentations by children. Rich tributes were paid to the freedom fighters who sacrificed their lives for the nation so that we can live a life of dignity and respect in a free country.
Earth Day was celebrated in the school with a lot of enthusiasm on 22nd April. Students of Grade IV and VII gave a scintillating performance to create awareness about the immense importance of the Earth and our foremost duty to save it from pollution and other environmental hazards.
The Annual Day of the school was celebrated with a lot of fanfare on 30 November 2014. The theme of the event was “SPECTRUM : कल – आज” and the whole stage was represented as if it was a TV screen. A total of about 600 students presented a colourful extravaganza and enthralled a huge gathering of approximately 3000 persons. It was primarily a light and sound show held in an open-to-sky pandal in the evening. A number of sporting and cultural presentations by the students mesmerised the audience. A number of advertisements shot in the school with school children playing actors were also screened in between various items as TV commercials are screened in the ‘breaks’. The whole show was nothing short of a big concert. Please see all the pictures to get a feel of the mega event.
A delegation from Japanese School, New Delhi, comprising of the Principal, Mr Yoshiharu Makishima, the Vice-Principal, Mr Masaki Chiba and 20 members of the staff visited our school today to explore the possibility of establishing a cultural exchange programme between the two schools. The students of our school presented a colourful and scintillating cultural show and enthralled the audience so much so that by the end of the show all the guests, including the Principal and the Vice-Principal started dancing on the stage along with the students to the beating of drums. Later, they visited the whole school, inspected the infrastructure and facilities being provided in the school. They also went to all the classrooms to study the teaching methodology and interacted with teachers and students. Afterwards, they had a discussion session with the Secretary, Mr Vinod Rawal; the Principal, Mrs Anita Rawal; the Vice-Principal, Mrs Sangeeta Bahl and the Head, Cultural Affairs, Mr Munish Sharma. They discussed the modalities of the cultural exchange and finally both the schools agreed to proceed further with the exchange programme.
A delegation from our school visited Japanese School, New Delhi to attend the famous Japanese BON DANCE Festival on 20/09/2014. Just as we in India observe 'Shraddhas' these days for our ancestors, the Japanese celebrate this famous Buddhist festival. They believe that the departed souls of their families visit their homes on this occasion. They welcome this 'homecoming' of the departed souls with music, dance, fireworks and many more festivities. The function was attended by more than 2000 Japanese nationals. Mr Takeshi Yagi, Ambassador of Japan in India, was the Chief Guest on the occasion. It was a memorable and delightful evening.
The students and the staff of our school were exposed to another trait of Japanese culture when Japanese “Girl’s Day” was celebrated in the school under the able guidance of our guest faculty from Japan, Mr. Satoshi Hata who was here with us for 20 days from 17/02/2015 to 07/03/2015 to conduct workshops on Japanese language and culture. A short cultural programme was organised on the occasion. Mr. Hata mesmerised the audience with flute recital. He also taught the students and our dance teachers steps of a Japanese folk dance. It was an enthralling experience.
A delegation of 26 teachers alongwith the Principal and the Vice-Principal visited Japanese School, New Delhi under Academic-cum-Cultural Exchange Programme. The teachers visited the classrooms and various laboratories, workshops and other facilities in the school and observed how teaching and training is being imparted there. It was a very fruitful and rewarding day for our teachers who were exposed to a number of new ideas which can be implemented in our school.
A 4-nights 5-days trip to Dharamsala, McLeodganj & Bir-Billing was organised by the school. 31 students alongwith 4 teachers participated in this excursion. On the way to Dharamsala, they visited the famous museum in Anandpur Sahib and paid obeisance in the holy Gurudwara. They visited Karmappa, Indrunag, Bhagsunag & Dalai Lama Temples and Tibetan Monastery in McLeodganj ; Norbulinga Handicraft Institute and International Cricket Stadium in Dharamsala ; Kangra Fort in Kangra and the famous Paragliding venue at the picturesque Bir-Billing. On the way to Bir-Billing, they had the wonderful experience of plucking leaves in the tea gardens of Palampur. They also visited the heritage Taragarh Palace in Palampur. At Bir-Billing they had the wonderful experience when at lunch they were served the traditional Himachali dishes. Sitting on mats on the ground they enjoyed the delicious community lunch called ‘Dham’. It was a memorable outing and useful exposure for children.
A one-day educational trip to Pushpa Gujral Science City, Kapurthala was organised by the school for students of Grade VI to IX on 2nd November. A total of 95 students accompanied by 5 teachers went to experience the marvels of science. They were shown a number of fascinating shows like Science Explorium, Laser Show, 3D Show, Dome Theatre & the recently launched Climate Changer Show.
An educational visit to the production plant of probiotic milk drink, Yakult, was organised by the school for students of Grade VIII & IX. Yakult Danone India is a joint venture of the Japanese company, Yakult and the French company, Danone. This plant is situated in the Food Park at Rai in District Sonepat. The children were given a presentation about the history and the origin of this extremely useful health drink. They were told the benefits of this drink. Children were amazed to learn that a small 65ml milk drink is a source of 6.5 billion good bacteria which helps in maintaining healthy body and in preventing a number of diseases. They were also taken for a guided tour of the factory and explained the production process. It was a great learning experience.
A 20-days workshop on Spoken English was organised by the school from 24th May to 13th June 2014. It was conducted by Ms Adele Depenha from Mumbai. She is an experienced Cambridge certified English language trainer. A total of 120 students from Grade V to IX participated in the workshop. It proved to be a useful learning experience.
A 2-days Japanese Language Workshop was organized by the school on 5th & 6th August. It was conducted by our guest faculty member from Japan, Mr Atsushi Funahashi.
A workshop on 'Stress Management & Meditation' was organized today by the school in collaboration with Rotary Club, Kurukshetra. It was attended by all the educators of the school. The workshop was conducted by B K Lakshmi Bahan from Delhi.
Yet another workshop for Japanese language and culture was organised by the school at the end of the academic session 2014-15. One of our external guest faculty from Japan, Mr. Satoshi Hata conducted the 20-days workshop for all the students learning Japanese language. It was a very fruitful learning experience and exposure for our students.
A number of competitions to celebrate India's independence were organized by Nehru Bal Sangh on 8th August 2014 at India Islamic Cultural Centre, New Delhi. Nehru Bal Sangh is a socio-cultural organization committed to promoting national integration, patriotism, secularism and National values among students belonging to different social, cultural and religious backgrounds. Headed by its President, Mr Ashok Sahota, it has been functioning all over India for about 50 years now. Our students--7 boys and 10 girls--participated in the Group Dance Competition and competed with a number of reputed schools of Delhi/NCR. They were rewarded with a cash prize of Rs.5,000/-
A 3-days fest “Boom Chicka Boom” for kindergarten section was organised by the school from 29th October to 31st October. It was a fun-filled, enthralling festival in which a number of competitions like Clay Moulding, Colouring, Cutting & Pasting, Threading Beads, Poetry Recitation, Solo Dance, Sports & Games were organised. Almost all the children took part in one or the other competition. It was amazing to see the zeal and the enthusiasm of the little ones. The Grand Finale was held on 31st October. It was a glittering, spell-binding show in which another competition – Fashion Show – was organised for the children along with either of the parents. The parents must have worked very hard for this competition which was visible in their scintillating performance. In the end a group of teachers also enthralled the audience with a foot-tapping song and dance sequence.
Annual Day for the Kindergarten Section was celebrated separately. It was titled "Hakuna Matata".
Annual Day 2013-14 for the students of Grade I onwards was devoted to Indo-Japan friendship. A number of presentations depicting both the cultures were organized at different venues in the school campus.
A trip to Pratapgarh Farms & Resorts was organized for students of Grade III to V. It is an Ethnic village and Eco-Tourism farm in rural settings. The children had a great fun the whole day.
The Annual Day - SPECTRUM - for the academic session 2012-13 was celebrated on 16/12/2012 in the school campus. It was attended by more than 3000 parents and guests. Dr. Ram Prakash, Member of Parliament , was the Chief Guest and the function was presided over by Mr. Rakesh Arya, Superintendent of Police, Kurukshetra. Mrs. Uma Sudha, Chairperson, Municipal Council, Kurukshetra was the Guest of Honour. All the 542 students of the school participated in one or the other cultural/sporting event and gave a scintillating performance.
A batch of six students - Ishaan, Abhiroop, Aujas, Vaibhav, Shubham and Harshil - along with the Vice-Principal, Mrs Sangeeta Bahl visited Japan for 10 days under Academic-cum-Cultural Exchange Programme with Tathva International School, Tokyo. The students attended classes in the host school and interacted with children. Mrs Bahl studied the teaching pedagogy and curriculum being pursued there. It was a rewarding exposure for all of them.
A 2-nights, 3-days trip to the scenic destination Chail in Himachal Pradesh was organised by the school in October 2012. The students enjoyed the adventure activities organised by the resort, Chail Villas.
The Annual Day for the session 2011-12 was celebrated in the school campus with a lot of enthusiasm. The theme of the function was "Fantasia." The founders of Tathva International School, Tokyo - Mr Takada Yoshikazu and Mr Balaji Panchpakesan - were the Chief Guests. The occasion was presided by Mr Mandip Singh Brar, IAS, Deputy Commissioner, Kurukshetra. The renowned punjabi singer, Mrs Dolly Guleria and Ex-Chairman, Municipal Council, Kurukshetra, Mr Subhash Sudha were the worthy Guests of Honour. A Memorandum of Understanding to undertake an Academic-cum-Cultural Exchange Programme between the two schools was signed by Mr Takada Yoshikazu and Mr Balaji Panchpakesan on behalf of Tathva International School and Mr Harish Sachdeva as Chairman on behalf of Wisdom World School.
An Academic-cum-Cultural Exchange Programme was established between our school and Tathva International School, Tokyo on the occasion of our school's Annual Day held on 10/12/2011. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to this effect was signed by Mr Takada Yoshikazu and Mr Balaji Panchpakesan on behalf of Tathva International School and Mr Harish Sachdeva, Chairman, Wisdom World School.