Title : Visit to S.Chand Publishing H, Gaziabad by students of Std X A ,B, C
The students of Std X A ,B,C visited the S.Chand publishing house on 10 August. They enjoyed being taken on a guided tour around the premises of the huge workshop. The students saw the design sections, digital printing, cover lamination and printing, and experienced the processes involved in a book being printed ,bound, cut and finally packed for despatch to shops . It was easy to relate to a lesson their history syllabus.
.As part of the 70th Indian
Independence day celebrations the students of class V participated in
a slogan writing competition, conducted in the school premises by
teachers Mrs. Vatsala Bajpai and Mrs. Jacintha William on Thursday,
17th August 2016. The students participated enthusiastically
and displayed their writing skills. Slogans in English, related to
the freedom struggle and patriotic thoughts were used to convey the
message of nationalism. The three best entries were awarded with
On 16th of August, the
third edition of the annual DK Quiz was held in our school. Dorling Kindersley
or commonly known as DK publication house held this event. Students of classes
7th, 8th and 9th took part in this quiz in teams of two. After a preliminary quiz,
six teams were selected for the final quiz. After 5 rounds of enthralling questions
the winners and the runner-ups were awarded prizes. The winners will now
represent the school at an interschool level.
The Cyber Hub club had Ms. Priyamvada Kameshwar, a Carmel alumni
as a guest speaker on 16th Aug and 1st Sept' 16. The topic of the presentation
was "Cyber Security and Cryptography"
Ms Priyamvada talked about the need for cyber security and how the
students should protect themselves from cyber crimes. The students listened
with great attention to the pointers given by the speaker. In the interactive session on Cryptography
students were shown common cryptography techniques and how they could use them to create clever passwords and encrypt messages.
A poster making competition on Cyber Security was conducted for students of class six to bring about awareness of the perils of Cyber crime and how students should take protect themselves from Cyber attack.
Title : Independence Day Celebrations- 12th August 2016
Carmel celebrated India's 70th year of Independence on 12th August. The event commenced with the hoisting of the National flag by chief guest Major General Dr. V.K. Naik. This was followed by taking the pledge of allegiance to the nation and singing the national anthem. A colourful march past by the students of class XII followed. The tiny tots of Carmel recited a patriotic poem. Songs and dances commemorating the importance of our independence and the sacrifices by the people for it were the highlights of the day. The chief guest gave an inspiring speech reminding the students of the true meaning of independence and liberty.
A painting competition for middle school students took place after the celebration. The students were asked to depict Independence and freedom through their art work.
The cultural week, a series of interschool competitions and activities organized every year by Carmel Convent School, New Delhi was held this year from 20th July to the 24th in the school campus. The fest, aptly titled Iridescence, showcased a wondrous spectrum of youthful skill and talent.
The fest was inaugurated on the 20th by the principal, Sr.Joviana, the vice-principal Sr.Tina Maria and Sr.Lisetta and marked the beginning of a wonderful and successful week. The many contests organized were attended by various schools from across the city including St.Columba?s, Modern School (Barakhamba and Vasant Vihar), Army Public School and Vasant Valley School. The response was commendable, and the contestants participated with a spirit of camaraderie and bonhomie.
Competitions were held in the fields of dance, debate, art, Social sciences, psychology, computers, music and science among others. The newly introduced science event called ?The Amazing Race?, which involved teams of two, performing tasks and deciphering scientific clues to clinch the prize, was a huge success. The competition was close and fast pace and adrenaline pumped activities added to the excitement! The ?Capture the Market? event which involved teams of four setting up their own food stalls to make profit was a huge success. The food was delicious and the competition keen.
The participating schools found the experience of the week deeply enriching and looked towards taking part in the coming years. They further said that showcasing their talent before such an enthusiastic and admiring crowd was a pleasure in itself!
The host school was also very pleased with the success of this fest. While every Cultural Week is memorable, this one has found itself a special place. The week, thus, ended on a memorable note, leaving behind sentiment, fulfillment, achievement, oneness and nostalgia.
The spirit of friendly competition glowed bright as excellent students showcased exceptional talent and zeal and put together a week that shone with the iridescent brilliance of the Sun.
Title : Carmel celebrates Feast Day of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
16th July is a day of
joy for us Carmelites as we celebrate the Feast of our Patroness, our Lady of
Mount Carmel . We are grateful to our Blessed Mother for her constant maternal
care. We intercede to her to shower her blessings on all our students, staff and their
families on this great feast day.
On 15th July a special
assembly was held where the students of the junior school emphasized the
virtues of Our Mother. Chocolates were distributed to all the students.
The celebration this year was indeed special as the school
celebrates its Diamond Jubilee. On
16th July there was a Eucharistic celebration in the school auditorium wherein
the whole Carmel family participated with great love and devotion. A mass was
conducted by Rev. Msgr. Henryk Jagodzinski.
Msgr. Henryk hails from Poland. He entered the diplomatic service
of the Holy See and served in the Apostolic Nunciatures at Belarus and Croatia
and at the Vatican Secretariat of State, Section for the Relations with states.
He was appointed as First Counselor at the Apostolic Nunciature, Delhi on 1st
As a part of the ongoing Indo German Exchange programme twelve students of class XI along with Tr. Rekha Roy
and Tr. Linda Colaco left for St. Gertrudis, Ellwangen, Germany on 22nd
The Indian students were given a warm welcome by the teachers and students of St. Gertrudis. They attended classes and interacted with the German students.
During their twenty one day visit, the students
and teachers stayed with their German counterparts. The Indian students became
extremely close to their German host families, learnt much about German culture
and traditions and relished the German cuisine.
With the theme of the exchange being religion
this year the students visited The House of Religions in Hannove and spent four
days in a youth hostel. They were lucky to
catch a glimpse of religious art, Synagogue, Basilika and churches. They also
visited a cabaret theatre, the Mercedes Benz Museum in Stuttgart and the Hanover
On the last day, the students showcased Indian culture through various
performances for aged sisters, host families, students and staff at St.
The students were
showered with so much love and care by their host families that parting was