Book Week was organised in Carmel from 24th to 28th April by Scholastic India Pvt. Ltd. The event was inaugurated by the Principal and Manger Sister Lisetta. The aim of the event was to inculcate good reading habit among students. On 24th April a special assembly was conducted regarding the Book Week and a cartoonist gave a session to classes 3rd and 4th on Tuesday.
On 24th April to celebrate Earth Day a special assembly was conducted by the Environment Club. A street play was put up by the students on "Swacch Bharat" to highlight need for a cleaner environment. Students of classes IV to VIII took part in competitions like Best Out Of Waste, Poster Making, etc., which encouraged them to use eco-friendly materials and adopt environment friendly practices.
As a part of Carmel's outreach programme Sr. Joviana accompanied by Ms Kiran Tomar, Ms Suchanda Sen and two students, visited Adbar village in the Nuh district of Haryana, on 12th April 2017. This was the second visit to this village. Carmel has been reaching out and working extensively in the villages of Bai and Malab in Nuh for the past few years.
Medical supplies were carried for the villagers along with grains and clothes. The visiting team interacted with the villagers. Various skills were imparted through game playing, drawings, dance and songs. Medicines were then dispensed to the sick. They were also given a healthy meal of "Khichdi"
The women of the village felt empowered through this outreach and they look forward to many more trips by Carmelites in the near future
On 28th of April, an assembly was conducted on the re-opening of the school for the session 2017-18. The achievers of Sports Zonal Competitions, Cyber Olympiad, Maths Olympiad and Science Olympiad were awarded certificates by our principal, Sr. Joviana.
Carmel Convent has been given an award of excellence. It has been listed among the top schools of Delhi in commendation of achieving excellence in quality school education towards the development of the society.
To bring in a sense creativity and imagination amongst the students of the evening school,a card making workshop was conducted by Ms. Richa Verma, the art teacher of the school for them on the occasion of Christmas. Students studying in classes 3 to 5 attended the workshop and learnt some innovative concepts of 3D card making through paper folding.
Computer classes were also conducted by Tr. Shilpi Mathur for the students in order to acquaint them with technology.
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.