“Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it. – C. S. Lewis”
The literary club of grade-3 students, with great zeal indulged in an activity which triggered their creative talent. An activity using the piccolo board with the picture (The school, The classroom) was given, wherein the children had to name the things that they found in the picture. Later they poured out their creativity and filled the page with lots of information using those pictures. The activity has achieved its objectives of naming things and also how to make use of them in our daily life. students beautifully portrayed their thoughts and creatively presented it through their piece of writing.
The most beautiful gift of nature is that it gives one pleasure to look around and try to comprehend what we see!
A two week long teaching about plants and its benefits was held for pre primary children at Chennai Public School, Anna Nagar. A detailed learning on how plants grow, parts & types of plants, its uses, fruits, vegetables and food made from them. This learning journey had a nature walk session, session in class and kids thoroughly enjoyed making fresh juices along with their peer groups. They also had a special take away craft activity on sprouting and carried it home as a keepsake.
PP2 kids involved themselves in sowing seeds and enjoyed watching them grow. Each kid had their own cup of sprouts and watered it and carried it home with pride. Salad making activity with different variety of fresh and tasty fruits in class was a great hit. Kids were thrilled to witness real salad been made and enjoyed tasting it along with their friends.
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On 14th September, 2019, on the occasion of Hindi Diwas, The CBSE Hindi Teacher’s Welfare Association felicitated our student Rohan Ghoshal for being the Topper in Hindi Language in AISSE examination 2019 with Momento and Certificate.
“With me or miles apart, you are always close to my heart”
Family Ties was celebrated with a gladsome heart and illustrious way by the pre-primary department of Chennai Public School, Thirumazhisai on 6th September, 2019 to honour the special bonding between siblings. Children were rejoiced by welcoming their elder ones by tying a wrist band as a token of love. Siblings participated in activities like Draw & colour, Blindfolding and paper bag making. They exchanged gifts to show their strength of their love and bonding with each other.
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Under – 17 Girls Basketball Team of Chennai Public School, Thirumazhisai had their victory at “Sports Festival 2019” conducted by Velammal Trust Schools recently by defeating Velammal CBSE School, Ponneri in the finals. Among the 14 schools participated in the tournament, the team defeated NSN memorial school in the first level and Velammal, Mogappair in the Semi finals and made it to their finals.
“The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages is preserved into perpetuity by a nation’s proverb, fables, folk sayings and quotations.”
It was indeed a pleasure to watch the students of Class II, Chennai Public School, Anna Nagar perform their Special Assembly titled “Folk-A- Doodle.” The audience was entertained with a variety of cultural programs. The children enacted a folk lore and highlighted on the value of sharing, cooperation and generosity. They also sang folk songs of India in different languages and rendered an American Folk song with perfect pitch and rhythm. Through a skit in Tamil, it was shown how the folk songs were an integral part of people in villages in their day to day life. The children brought alive the folk dance of Maharashtra dressed up as fishermen and women. They also performed energetically and gracefully for the Goan, Israeli, German and West African folk styles. The yoga performance highlighted on the fact that our everyday activities of ancient times, like sweeping the floor, drawing water from wells, etc. helped people to keep fit. The entire show was compered with absolute confidence and poise to the sheer satisfaction of everyone.
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“The First step to a bright future is pouring the way with the correct plan”
In light of this fundamental step,Chennai Public School hosted an intensive and interactive session with 18 American Universities for XI & XII students to understand the various new and exciting career paths to pursue after high school.The session facilitated one to one meetings between students and counsellors from various American Universities like “The University of California,North Carolina State University, Drake University and many more.The students were provided all the information and found themselves one step closer to realising their dreams of studying abroad and avenues open for unique combination of courses.
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Students of Chennai Public School, Thirumazhisai participated in stage 1 of Tamilnadu ILAM Innovators Challenge for Thiruvallur District conducted at Sri Venkateswara Matriculation Hr. Sec. School. This programme was organized by EDII-TN in collaboration with the School Education Department. Through Gamified Modules, student skills in 4Cs- Communication, Creativity, Collaboration & Critical Thinking were evaluated. CPSites received participation certificates and DIY kits.
Chennai Public School, Thirumazhisai organised the Wild wisdom Quiz, 2019 on the 4th September, 2019. Approximately, 228 students from classes III to VIII had enrolled in this quiz which was based on questions on wildlife and environment. Two toppers from each level would go on to participate in the State Level Quiz which is to be held in November.
A workshop on “Short Reads” was conducted by Ms. Shamita Bashu, a trainer from Scholastic, on 28th August, 2019 at Chennai Public School, Thirumazhisai for teachers of Pre-primary, Primary & English teachers.
The main idea of the workshop was to inculcate reading habit among students by giving opportunities to read cards and asking the students questions based on the information given on it. The session was interactive and extremely informative which can be effectively used in the class room teaching and learning process.