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Days that Matter in 2009
 

July 2017

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The Days that Matter could help to highlight the concerns and apprehensions of the youth today They need a mention in the school calendar. Each special day can be organized in a different way:
 
  • Have a special assembly
  • Enact a play
  • Write a poem or a slogan
  • Organize a quiz or a debate
  • Do a cleanup drive
  • Have a tree planting program
  • Plant a peace garden
  • Have a poster competition
  • Hold a ‘Just a Minute’ competition
  • Call a renowned speaker
  • Hold a classroom board display
  • Have a photo display
  • Organize a field trip
  • Make crafts using local material; or recycled material
  • Organize a candle light walk
  • Have a cycle rally

1st - 7th July - Van Mahotsav:

In 1950 late Shri K.M. Munshi, noted educationist and nature lover, initiated VAN Mahotsav - the festival of trees, to create public enthusiasm for the conservation of forests and planting of trees.

11th July - World Population Day:

Increasing numbers of people and less resources is our concern of the day. We need to give special attention to educating all our people. This would make all the difference.