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Oxford Grammar School, Hyderabad

Topic: International Mother Language Day 21st February 2019

Children Educational Academy in association with Oxford Grammar School hosted International Mother Language Day on 21st February, 2019 in School premises. The dignitaries for the event were Dr. Gangadevu Yadaiah, Dr. K. Narender, Prof. Nizam College Vernacular language experts, teachers and Pracheena Heritage Members attended the program. The programme was presided over by Children Education Academy, Chairman & Bala Chelimi, Editor Mr. Manikonda Vedakumar, who emphasized the importance of mother tongue in every body’s life and nothing can replace the beauty and comfort ability of mother tongue. Languages must be taught by parents, teachers in play way method as mother tongue is heard by child even in the womb. Chief Guest Dr. Gangadevu Yadaiah, son of soil, social activist, worked for upliftment of tribal people of various districts of Telangana. He informed the audience that languages started spoken orally then lead to the formation of the script, while some languages don’t have script. Telugu, for instance is spoken all over the world for its sweetness and rhythm. The writers Mr. Gangadevu Yadaiah read out beautiful short poem which children enjoyed thoroughly. Languages build contacts, improve relationship and make movement in the world comfortable. Language can be learnt not only in books but by getting exposure, reading and writing. UNESCO survey informed Telugu as an extinction language. Dr. K. Narender insisted on using mother tongue at home, calling parents and relatives in mother tongue and advised students to be vocal in mother tongue whichever they have.

Delhi Public School, Sec-45, Gurugram

Activities for the month of January 2019

Month of January brought with it the thrill and excitement. Starting with the celebration of Republic Day, a special assembly on the occasion of the 70th Republic Day was conducted in the school auditorium. Posters on Republic Day were made enthusiastically by the students as they learnt about the importance of being a republic nation. Holding to this spirit several activities were conducted during the month such as Indian Army Day, National Tourism Day, Makkar Sankranti, National Voters Day, Swami Vivakananda's birthday/ National Youth Day. The students with the help of the teachers enthusiastically participated, observed and discussed about the importance of each activity. Posters, videos and talks were organized to give a better understanding to the students of the various activities that were conducted.

DPS, Gurgaon, in association with INTACH club, organized an inter school poster making and essay writing competition– Paani Ki Kahani- My Water Heritage on 23rd Jan 2019, for students of classes VI to IX, to instill in them a deep love for our culture and heritage. The Director Principal of the School, Ms. Aditi Misra, felicitated the guests and the dignitaries for being a part of the event. She also stressed on the importance of water heritage and how this competition will help the students to spread awareness and work towards preserving each little drop of water. The guest speaker for the event was Professor Parul Munjal, Associate Professor at Sushant School of Art and Architecture, Gurgaon. The other distinguished guests were Major Atul Dev, Convener INTACH Gurugram Chapter, Ms Namrata Mishra, Chairperson, Education Committee, INTACH and Ms Anjali Saran, Executive member, INTACH Gurugram. Major Atul Dev in his address appreciated the students for their knowledge and awareness of their heritage and culture. Prof Parul Munjal, the guest speaker, reiterated the importance of water conservation and spoke about the heritage of Gurgaon. The program ended with the vote of thanks, proposed by Ms. Namrata Mishra. The informative and interactive session enriched the students.