On 4th February 2017, as a part of Carmel Convent's outreach program, the students of Class IX went for community service to three different places- Holy family Asha Niwas, which is an orphanage for girls, Mother Teresa Jeevan Jyoti for the mentally challenged and Nirmal Jyoti, Sisters of St. Josephs Congregation. Groups of 15 students accompanied by two teachers went to each place. Daily essentials had been collected for the organisations.
The students conducted a short entertaining performance followed by an interactive session wherein the children of the orphanage were involved in several games and activities. The children of the orphanages too made an effort and put forward a great performance for the visitors. The children connected very well and strong bonds of friendship were created.
An Alumni get together was organized for all batches on 28th January 2017. Provincial Superior Sr.Nirmalini A.C., Sr. Joviana A.C., Sr. Tina Maria and seventy Alumni attended the meeting. The program commenced with a prayer and hymn followed by a presentation on the previous Alumni meetings by Tr. Preeti Shenoy.
The Alumni were happy to interact with Sr Nirmalini and hear her address. Some of the Alumni shared their experiences in school, in particular about the value education classes which played an important role in molding their personalities.
Title : Republic Day celebrations and Investiture Ceremony
68th Republic Day was celebrated in all its solemnity and grandeur
at Carmel Convent School, New Delhi, on 25th January 2017. The
students saluted the National Flag, sang the National Anthem and pledged
themselves to uphold the honour, integrity, diversity and uniqueness that is India.
school echoed with patriotic fervor as the children sang patriotic songs. The girls
marched in perfect synchronization to the beats of the school band. Chief Guest Mrs Tripti Gurha, Director (IITs)
in the Department of Higher Education of MHRD the addressed the students and
urged them to do their best and to be kind and compassionate and feel proud to
It was also a special day for the school
as the new cabinet for the year 2017-18 was inducted. The school witnessed the
formal handing over of responsibilities by the outgoing to the incoming
School children because of their
inquisitiveness and curiosity are at a great risk to becoming victims of cyber
crime. Offences such as harassment on social media, online stalking, bullying,
frauds etc are finding targets amongst teenagers.
On 21st December Tr.Suchanda Sen,
Tr.Urmil Mahawar and Tr.Rashmi Chopra of the Computer Science department
attended a workshop conducted by the Delhi Police where participating teachers were sensitized on the aspects of
cyber safety and inculcating safe online habits amongst children to counter the
threats of cyber crime.
Further to this the Computer Science
department has been conducting workshops for the students of classes IV to XII
in the month of January to generate
awareness amongst children about cyber security. Students were shown videos,
presentations and interactive sessions were conducted. A poster making
competition on the topic of Cyber Safety was conducted in various classes.
A Cyber Safety workshop was also
conducted to sensitize the teachers of the primary school.
A night stay was organized for the students of class XII on 16th Jan. Under the supervision of their teachers students enjoyed the warmth of the bonfire while dancing to music and having a sumptuous dinner organized for them.
A mini fete was for students was held in the school on 17th December. Stalls selling mouth watering delicacies, games stalls and a stall selling Diamond Jubilee merchandise like mugs, key-chains, jackets were set up.
With the DJ playing festive, feet tapping music the school's basketball court turned into every Carmelite's dance floor.
Students enjoyed the fun and festivities. The efforts of teachers, students and workers made the occasion a success.
On 19th December, a Christmas event was organised for the physically challenged children of Asha Daan. Various programmes including a dance, a skit, carol singing and races were organised by the students of class XI. The children of Asha Daan also gave a dance performnce and were delighted with the Christmas gifts they received.
On 13th December, our Principal Sr.Joviana A.C. attended the Christmas celebrations at the Diocesan Centre, Sacred Heart Cathedral Compound. The chief guest on the event was Shri Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance.
Laureates and Leaders Summit for Children 2016, spearheaded by Nobel Laureate,
Mr. Kailash Satyarthi, held from 10th to 11th December,
saw the coming together of Nobel Laureates and World Leaders. It launched the
campaign "100 Million for 100 Million", which aims to mobilise 100 million
youth and children for 100 million underprivileged children across the world.
Mr. Kailash Satyarthi, the Nobel Peace Prize Winner 2014, this campaign aims to
channelize support to end child labour, child slavery, exploitation and
violence against children, and to promote every child's right to be safe, free
and educated over the span of next five years.
Carmel Convent School, New Delhi had the
privilege of being a part of this prestigious programme. The Principal, Sr.
Joviana, teachers and students of Carmel Expressions, visited the Rashtrapati
Bhavan on 11th December, 2016.