CPS ANA – MIND TWISTERS

“Math is like going to the gym for your brain.
It sharpens your mind.”

Math is a powerful tool that has usefulness in every aspect of our daily routine. In order to hone the problem solving and reasoning skills of the young learners, CPS conducted the event “Mind Twisters” for students of Class 1 Children enjoyed solving puzzles on various mathematical concepts which reflected their mastery in the concepts.

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CPS ANA – ONCE UPON A TIME

“Inside each of us is a natural- born story teller, waiting to be released.”

Story telling helps to increase children’s willingness to communicate thoughts and feelings. In order to enhance the verbal proficiency and encourage the use of imagination and creativity of the young minds, CPS organized a story telling competition for Class II students. The children participated enthusiastically and captivated the audience with their exaggerated expressions and colorful props.

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CPS TMZ – Participated in the Science Exhibition Contest on the topic ‘Ocean for Society’

Six Students of Chennai Public School, Thirumazhisai participated in the Science Exhibition Contest on the topic ‘Ocean for Society’ on 5th October, 2017 at Periyar Science and Technology Centre.

Akshaya S.V. and Sanjeevini N of Class 9A presented a kaleidoscope of how Oceans were significantly used as Hydrogen generator, offshore wind power on the continental shelf to harvest wind energy to generate electricity and about Floating houses.

Rohan Ghoshal and Anish Hatua again of class 9th gave statistical evidence that oceans help in reducing carbon foot print through carbon cycle in Ocean.

Tharika Sai and Kiran T presented the topic on Inverted Pyramid of Biomass in Oceans waters and erect pyramid at terrestrial environment reflecting on the importance of the role of Phytoplankton and the strategies of preventing Ocean degradation by human activities.

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CPS TMZ – Field trip to DakshinaChitra

A Field trip to DakshinaChitra (museum about South Indian heritage and culture) was arranged for the students of Grade 5 on 06/10/2017 (Friday).

The students left the school by 09:00 am with all the enthusiasm to go to the field trip. When they reached the premises they were awestruck by looking at the models of the ancient houses, village set up and tools used for occupation. They also witnessed folk performance of South Indian, Puppet show, Bullock cart ride, Glass blowing demonstration. These took them back in time to relish, and to live the life of the Dravidians in the ancient time.

Volunteers from the Museum helped the students to understand the setup and the events as they were walking by.

The students participated by asking questions and sharing their knowledge about olden days.

It was totally a package of happiness and the day to remember to all the enthusiastic learners going to DakshinaChitra .

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CPS TMZ – Desi Games

DSCN1703India is well known for its tradition and culture. As a part of the tradition, Indian games had its own importance in the history of the country. To reminisce this, Pre-primary wing of Chennai public school, Thirumazhisai conducted “Desi games” event from 3rd Oct 2017 to 6th Oct 2017.

The thought behind including “Desi games” event was to make new generation understand that the ancient Indians recreated themselves by playing games like chess etc. These games acted as learning aids to develop Sensory skills, Math skills like count and add, improve eye-hand coordination, motor skills, identify color etc. The following games were conducted during this event.

Indoor games like Snake and Ladder, Pallanguzhi, Business, Scramble, Dhayam, Ludo, and Tic-tac-toe.

Outdoor games like Hopscotch, Aero plane game, Kho-Kho, Kabaddi, Top, Blindfold, Catch a color, Fire on the mountain, Sand and Stone, Right or wrong.

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CPS TMZ – “My Family Day”

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‘My Family Day’ event was conducted by the Pre-primary wing on 26th Sept 2017, Tuesday in the Assembly hall at Chennai public school-Thirumazhisai. The main motive of arranging this event was to bridge the gap between the School and the Home and create an ambience of family. Parents enjoyed playing different games organized during the event. On the whole, the program created a lively and enthusiastic atmosphere and enjoyed by all Little ones and the elders.

Feedback given by some parents,

Parent of Garggi Dalmia expressed her thoughts saying “Awesome, Superb thought. Proud to be the part of CPS Family”

Parent of S V Jiyashini from MONT- II A said “Nice to meet all the children with their family together and Thank you very much for conducting reunion event which was good for both the Childand family.

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CPS ANA – GOLU KONDATTAM

Celebrating the victory of good over evil, the children of Pre primary wing at Junior Academy celebrated, ‘Golu Kondatam’ with great zeal and zest. Children came dressed in colourful traditional dress spreading positivity and energy.

A grand Golu was set up and lamps were lit to start the celebration at CPS Junior Academy. Children and teachers of LKG sang the prayer song to commemorate and invoke the blessings of God Ganesha. The tiny tots performed a traditional dance on Goddess Durga , sang a beautiful song “Aingiri Nandini” and a peppy dandia folk dance which cheered the crowd. Lively talk about Navrathri and pleasant songs sung by the invited parents made the celebration extremely succe ssful and fruitful.
Happy Navrathri to all.

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CPS ANA – FAUNA FUN

Until one has loved an animal; a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.

A month long learning on the animal kingdom and birds came to an end with the event called Fauna Fun & Flying Beauties which was held at CPS Junior Academy conducted by the pre-primary wing. The teachers set up a spectacular mini forest, deep sea and a farm for the children. The woody aroma of the ambient environment in the forest coupled with the perfect lighting and noises of the animals and birds filled the air just enough to bring a shiver down the spine. The deep sea set up gave a feeling of visiting an underground aquarium surrounded by a host of sea creatures. The song, ‘old MacDonald had a farm’ has been heard and sung by most children, but this event brought to life old Macdonald’s farm with all its splendor and glory.

During the course of the month Mont II and LKG were given interesting and fun filled activities on animals and birds. Mont III and UKG children were involved in a research project about their favourite animal, which got them inquisitive and they wanted to learn more about their favourite animal. Children were also taught to embrace the beauty of nature and thus were involved in a group activity making a bird’s nest. CPS Global school ELP children were the special invitee for the show which gave them a thrilling experience.

A little craft work on making peacocks (Mont III) pop up chick (Mont II), Waving Bird (UKG). Handy Parrot (LKG) were like icing on a cake, which was later taken home as memories to be treasured.

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CPS ANA – CAMOUFLAGE

The CPS Pre Primary had the Fancy Dress Competition for UKG and Mont III Classes last week. It was the most awaited event, as it is always a pleasure to watch the toddlers dressed up as different characters and stuttering away in their speech. The theme for the competition was Famous Personalities / Leaders. The students came forward displaying their vibrant costumes.
Parents had shown their wonderful thought process in choosing the characters. The few different characters to list out are Mangal Pandey, J. K. Rowling, AR Rahman, Amithab Bachan, Jayalalitha, Bala Gangadhar Thilak, Kiren Bedi, Meera and many more. The competition brought an amiable ambience and the judges retorted with their applause. It was indeed a mesmerizing event which would be etched in our memory for a very long time.

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CPS TMZ – Waterford – 360о Learning focus

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Waterford workshop was conducted by Mr. Benny – Business Analyst from Waterford Organization on 16th September 2017 in Conference Room at Chennai Public school – TMZ for the Pre primary and primary teachers. Session was started by a presentation specifying the features, history and the benefits of Waterford.

The main aim to incorporate Waterford concept in curriculum is to provide quality education that can be a solid foundation for the future learning. Waterford includes multi-modal learning so that students can hear, see, say, and move in the process of learning. Positive opportunities are created to help children feel motivated to explore and learn. Waterford being personalized learning software helps give Pre-primary student to class 3  unique learning experience tailored to his or her own skill level and pace. Later, practical session was conducted for the teachers to get hands on experience to work with the Waterford software.

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