CPS Thirumazhisai – Prime MUN 1.0

“There are those who look at the way things are, and ask why? I dream of things that never were, and ask why not?” – Robert F. Kennedy

The Chennai Public School, Thirumazhisai hosted the first of its kind Model UN, CPS Prime MUN on 22 & 23 July, amplifying the voice of tomorrow’s leaders by placing students in the shoes of real UN diplomats. Oscar Berry, Secretary General, Harvard Model UN India was the Chief Guest of the Opening Ceremony. He addressed the diplomats virtually and delivered his keynote address. For its first edition, the event witnessed 200+ student delegates from the Chennai region under the committees being UNGA, UNSC, UNHRC, UNCSW & IP.

The event conducted by the students, backed by the school, led to success under the leadership of Director General – Atheeb Hussain, PRO Head – Tanush C P, and Treasurers Muskan Sehgal & Nitin Josh. The student delegates took on the roles of diplomats from different countries, representing their nation in discussion on a particular agenda topic at the conference, they also addressed International issues and how these issues affect humanity as a whole. The young delegates passed resolutions to the problems that were in discussion, which might be a real-time solution in the near future.

For the first time in MUNs across India, the UNSC committee did not fail, creating history in CPS Prime MUN by having its members march over to the UNGA committee and passing the motion to remove veto powers.

Such events prepare students to learn about diplomacy, international relations, research techniques, public speaking, debating, compromise, and writing skills in addition to improving critical thinking, teamwork, and leadership abilities. At the end of the event, the best performing delegates from each committee were recognized with trophies and medals. This two days event was a great leadership learning experience, and the Team Prime MUN deserves a big round of applause for making this happen.

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CPS Thirumazhisai hosted Youth Policy Dialogue

“Taste the relish to be found in competition – in having put forth the best within you.”- Henry Kaiser.

Reinvigorated in the year 2016, with a reach over 8000+ schools, 164 cities and 25 Indian states, the Youth Policy Dialogue (YPD) the first of its kind in India is a student led dialogue. It kick started its Chennai round recently at Chennai Public School, Thirumazhisai – the school that is committed to create lifelong learners and future global leaders capable of ushering in a better social order.

The purpose of Youth Policy is to create conditions, learning, opportunity and experience, which enable upcoming leaders to develop knowledge, skills and competence. This allows young minds to be the actors of democracy, integrate into the society, play an active role in civil society and in particular, enhance their problem solving skills.

The IPN YPD focused on grass root issues in the shape of 4 committees:

1. Dynamics of achievement gap between private and public schools.

2. The need for India to import basic amenities rather than developing it themselves.

3. Exploitation of minerals and energy resources of the country

4. City press (photography, article writing, videography, caricature)

Although being debutants in Chennai, IPN YPD welcomed over 200 students making its mark in shaping up future policy makers of the world.

CPS Thirumazhisai – Emoticons

Emoji’s are a great way for students to communicate across language barriers and help them express sentiments and emotions. On the occasion of EMOTICONS day recently, students of the Pre-Primary department celebrated the event with complete involvement and excitement.

The day began with a fun-filled introduction concerning the colour yellow. Students were dressed up in different shades of yellow. It was indeed a visual treat to see the impact of the celebrations on our little ones. They expressed their feelings and emotions through emojis during the circle time. It was a thoroughly enjoyable activity with whole hearted participation from all students.The students had so much fun playing with their feelings by making their favorite emojis out of clay. Emoji Greeting cards made by our students, expressed a wide range of emotions.

The event enabled students to identify and express emotions and also become sensitive towards the emotions of others.

CPS Thirumazhisai – Flower Dissection

 “Bloom like a flower; unfold your own beauty”

The inherent talent of the students of CPS is nurtured through a plethora of classroom activity which is integrated with the school curriculum. As part of this integration, Grade IV students dissected the hibiscus flower. This exciting hands-on-activity helped the children to identify the main flower parts and thereby conceptualize the process of pollination and seed formation. Students utilized this experiential learning to develop their creativity and analytical thinking.

CPS Thirumazhisai – Craft Junkies

“The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things , but their inward significance” – Aristotle

The Primary department of Chennai Public School, Thirumazhisai organised “Craft Junkies” recently to sensitize our young minds about recycling. A craft competition with the theme of “Underwater Animals” using waste materials was conducted for the students to learn the importance of creating “Best out of waste”. Craft is passionately creating something with your hands. Children had shown their interest in making flower petals and aquatic animals, using fevicol, papers, oil pastel crayons, water colours and pista shells. The tiny tots were energetic throughout the event by engaging themselves with different creative activities. The day was colourful and best learning experience for the students.

CPS Thirumazhisai – Investiture Ceremony 2022

The Investiture Ceremony ’22 was held at Chennai Public School, Thirumazhisai with great vigour where the School Pupil Leaders Elamukil and Anvee Agarwal along with their newly elected Council Members were donned with the mantle of leadership and took an oath to carry out their duties with utmost diligence.

The Chief Guest Lt. Col. Prashant Dixit addressed the gathering highlighting the five mantras of leadership. The Tricolour flag was hoisted by the Chief Guest, the School flag by the Principal and the house flags by the respective House Mistresses. CPS always believes that the child-centric approach will frame a responsible citizen and nurture them as Student Warriors.

CPS Thirumazhisai – CPS Prime MUN 1.0

“There are those who look at the way things are, and ask why? I dream of things that never were, and ask why not?” – Robert F. Kennedy

The Chennai Public School, Thirumazhisai hosted the first of its kind Model UN, CPS Prime MUN on 22 & 23 July, amplifying the voice of tomorrow’s leaders by placing students in the shoes of real UN diplomats. Oscar Berry, Secretary General, Harvard Model UN India was the Chief Guest of the Opening Ceremony. He addressed the diplomats virtually and delivered his keynote address.  For its first edition, the event witnessed 200+ student delegates from the Chennai region under the committees being UNGA, UNSC, UNHRC, UNCSW & IP. 

The event conducted by the students, backed by the school, led to success under the leadership of Director General – Atheeb Hussain, PRO Head – Tanush C P, and Treasurers Muskan Sehgal & Nitin Josh. The student delegates took on the roles of diplomats from different countries, representing their nation in discussion on a particular agenda topic at the conference, they also addressed International issues and how these issues affect humanity as a whole. The young delegates passed resolutions to the problems that were in discussion, which might be a real-time solution in the near future.

For the first time in MUNs across India, the UNSC committee did not fail, creating history in CPS Prime MUN by having its members march over to the UNGA committee and passing the motion to remove veto powers.

Such events prepare students to learn about diplomacy, international relations, research techniques, public speaking, debating, compromise, and writing skills in addition to improving critical thinking, teamwork, and leadership abilities. At the end of the event, the best performing delegates from each committee were recognized with trophies and medals. This two days event was a great leadership learning experience, and the Team Prime MUN deserves a big round of applause for making this happen.

CPS Thirumazhisai – Bagless Day

“Learning can happen anywhere not just in the classroom” – Dale Carnegie

As recommended by NEP 2020, Chennai Public School Thirumazhisai celebrated the Bagless day as per the saying “The best way of learning about anything is by doing” which was integrated with subject & skills. The day began with a focus on important aspects of Physical Education.

Mathematics for young learners of Lower Primary department was taught in a fun way, using a familiar context- Snake & Ladder game. An array of creative activities was organized with a view to sensitize the children on Life Skills based picture puzzles to develop comprehension and verbal expression skills in English. The tiny tots were shown good manners and classroom etiquette videos to engage the student community in making the difference in the society. While the upper primary students were engaged in making nest with Coconut shell, mentioning their family members which developed their emotional skills.

To engross the fine motor skills of the middle school students of class VI, they were given an opportunity to make wall hangings with 3 magical words which has become very vital in recent days, students were overjoyed in making friendship bands and exchanging the same.

Students of Class VII were taught with the wreathing of flowers using colour papers, making butterflies with origami & pillow making without needles, happy for a life skill learnt which is very much important today and forever.

Collaborating the art & craft with social studies, Class VIII students made useful products from waste products which can satisfy a human need. Students also actively participated in Paper Filigree- implying shapes into their life, they created earrings, necklace, anklet, bracelet and relating with it with their topics. 

The day was marked as joyful as well as informative. On the whole, it was a fruitful day.

CPS Thirumazhisai – International Yoga Day

The 21st of June, being the ‘ International Day of Yoga’, Chennai Public School, Thirumazhisai dawned with a brief introduction to yogic practice and its benefits followed by a few ‘Yogasanas’ by the students across the grades. As to throw light on the fact of yoga’s incorporation of meditation and breathing improve a person’s mental well-being, our tiny tots as well as the students of grades 1 to 12 started Mass Yoga display with breathing practices.  Around 1900 students participated, showcasing their pliability in performing asanas like Virabhadrasanam, Pranamasanam, Adhi mukha svanasanam, Balasanam and Dhyanam. It was surely a spectacular event, with stunning postures. The yoga day celebration by the students as well as the staff of CPS, was indubitably a grand success.