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.
On 30th November, a workshop was organised by the Environment Club on the methods of disposal of e-waste. A presentation was given by the NGO Chintan. This organisation collects the waste from various institutes and sends them to recycling units.
Students of the Environment Club also prepared two compost pits in the school premises. All dry waste, like dry leaves, will be put in these pits for composting.
Every year, 26th November as per the orders of Government of India is now designated as the CONSTITUTION DAY to commemorate the adoption of the constitution of India-the lengthiest constitution framed across the globe. Thus, to celebrate the occasion of CONSTITUTION DAY and to develop amongst the students the spirit of Nationalism and sensitize them about the importance of the constitution. The Supreme Law of the country, Carmel Convent School, Chanakyapuri organized a mass reading of the Preamble of the Constitution on 25.11.2016 followed by a quiz on Constitution Day for the students of Middle and High School. The students were also briefed about the tireless efforts of our Constitution makers so as to enable them to appreciate their farsightedness to avert any upheaval in the future, in a diverse and heterogeneous country like India in order forge a unified nation. It was truly an enlightening experience for the students.
Carmel Convent School, New Delhi celebrated its Diamond Jubilee in a spectacular way on 11th and 12th November 2016. Lighting of the lamp by the distinguished guests marked the inauguration of the musical extravaganza. Sr. Joviana Fernandes A.C, the School Principal and Sr Nirmalini A.C., the Provincial Superior addressed the gathering on this very special occasion. A movie depicting the history of Carmel Delhi from 16th July 1957, when it was founded, till date was shown.
On 11th November , the Chief Guest for the event was His Grace, Archbishop, Anil J. T Couto and the Guest of Honour was Shri Karan Singh Tanwar, Vice-Chairman, NDMC. On 12th November, Professor P.J. Kurien, Deputy Chairman, Rajya Sabha, was the Chief Guest. Guests of Honour included Commando Surendra Singh, MLA Delhi Cantt Constituency and Smt. Neeraj, Deputy Director of Education, Zone 26 and Mr. and Mrs. I.P. Sabu, Director CBSE. Our Provincial Superior, Sr. Nirmalini also graced the occasion on both the days.
The main attraction of the show was "Esther-Queen of Persia" a musical based on the life of a Jewish orphan Esther , who miraculously became the queen of Persia and saved the lives of fellow Jews. Directed by Stephen Marazzi, the musical saw the participation of middle and senior school students.This was preceded by a panoramic view of Persia with colorful songs and dances presented by the primary school. The mesmerising performance of the students left the audience spellbound.
The programme was a huge success. It had been a great day for students and teachers alike and an immense pleasure to all who watched the show.
The Diwali assembly exhibited the festive spirit of Carmel. The assembly commenced with a small introduction on the significance of the festival of lights. Students of the middle school next performed a short play and a celebration dance. A skit titled, 'No crackers', highlighting the harm caused by crackers ended the special assembly.