Activity Based Learning Workshop 2022-23

Activity Based Learning Workshop was organised on 23rd August 2022. All the guests were welcomed by Tilakam. The program started with Mangalacharan. The inaugural session was anchored by Parishmita Nath Didi. The guests, the mentors and the coordinators were addressed by Meghna Kakoty Didi, Principal, VKV (NEEPCO) Bokuloni with a welcome speech. Swapna Didi (Mentor of the ABL Workshop) addressed the participants with an introductory speech where she explained about some of the important key points on introducing the Rainbow activities and the Kitbox activities to the students, involving the students and executing these activities in the class, use of textbooks with the activities and what the students will learn from these activities. Then the introductory program ended with Shanti Path and was followed by:

1. Class Demonstation on Concept Enrichment Rainbow activities - presented by Bijuli Didi and Sushila didi for Hindi, Ranjita Didi for Assamese, Manju Didi for English and Chandana Didi for EVS.

2. Demonstration of the Kitbox activities - presented by Mowsumi Didi and Banashree Didi for Maths, Gitanjali Didi and Richa Didi for EVS, Uttara Didi for English and Jyotsna Didi for Hindi.

3. Explanation of objectives of cards - presented by Punyalakhi Didi, Ranjit Sir, Bornali Didi, Rumi Didi, Sabita Didi and Parishmita Didi.

4. Discussion on the Sample Lesson Plan brought by the participants and presentation of the Model Lesson Plan brought by the Resource Team.

5. Open session for experience sharing on the ABL Workshop among the teachers.

The Alpahar and Bhojan was provided by the school. In the concluding session Shri Manoj Sarma Sir, Principal, VKV Tingrai and Shri Vasudev Upadhyay Sir, Principal, VKV Sivasagar along with the ABL Workshop coordinators shared their feedback and last but not the least Achirvachan was delivered by Kamalakant Sir. Towards the end, Parishmita Nath Didi addressed the guests, the mentors and the coordinators with a vote of thanks and the workshop ended with Shanti Path.

Shri Krishna Janmashtami

Krishna Janmashtami was celebrated on our vidyalaya on 19 August 2022. The programme started with Mangalacharan and a beautiful description of Lord Krishna as the epitome of love, sacrifices, values etc. in the form of Madhurashtakam by students. The program was anchored by Rajorkhee Gogoi (class VII) and addresses with a speech on the importance of the day by Khilavana Gogoi (class VII). On the birthday of Lord Krishna, Krishna bhajan was presented by the students. A wonderful speech was delivered by Suresh Sir where he told about an incident in Lord Krishna's life. All the students enjoyed the story. The programme ended with Prasad distribution and Shantipath. After which the students of different classes participated in different competitions. Classes KG to I had 'Go As you Like' competition wherein they were asked to come as any character from Krishna Leela. Similarly classes II and III were asked to come as any character from Ramayana. Classes IV and V had Krishna Bhajan competition. Classes VI to X had competitions on different fun games.

76th Independence day

The 76th Independence day was celebrated as 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' today on 15 August which marked the end of British rule after two centuries. The Tiranga is the main focus as it is the Nation's pride and identity. 'Har Ghar Tiranga' campaign encourages people to bring the Tiranga home and to hoist it to mark the completion of 75 years of Inependence. Anchita Baruah of class VIII anchored the programme.  The celebration started with Mangalacharan followed by a melodious Patriotic Group Song by students. Smt. Meghna Kakoty, Principal VKV (NEEPCO) Bokuloni unfurled the National Tricolour at 7:00 am and addressed the crowd with her inspirational speech. Her words enlightened everyone present there. After which the recently passed out students of class X (2021-22) were felicitated. Punitjyoti Neog, a class VII student lead the Swadesh Mantra followed by all the students. Chayan Gogoi of class X delivered a speech and the programme ended with Shantipath and sweet distribution.

After the celebration at school, all the students, parents and teachers proceeded towards AGBP  NEEPCO office for further celebration. There our students performed a small cultural event which included a Patriotic Group Song, Swadesh Mantra, Group Dance etc.

Rakshabandhan and Sanskrit Diwas

Rakshabandhan and Sanskrit Diwas was observed in our school on 12th August in the Assembly Hall from 9.00 am to 10.00 am. In the senior assembly Prantik Saikia of class VII delivered a speech on the importance of the day which was followed by a melodious group song by students. Parishmita Didi spoke about the significance of Sanskrit Diwas and why we need to revive it. She also talked how Rakshabandhan came to be celebrated in our culture and the meaning behind it. After which Rakhi tying ceremony took place where students tied Rakhis to each other, teachers and non-teaching staffs followed by sweet distribution.

In junior assembly importance of Rakshabandhan and Sanskrit Diwas was explained by Jyotsna didi through a beautiful story followed by tying of Rakhis by students and sweet distribution.

Some of class VIII students along with some teachers went to NEEPCO office and tied Rakhis to Head of the Project, Sri. Bhupendra Nath Goswami and other employees. They also went to the Civil Office and tied Rakhis to all the employees present.

Cycle Rally to promote 'Har Ghar Tiranga' campaign on Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav

A Cycle Rally was organised by our school on 12th August for creating awareness about the 'Har Ghar Tiranga' campaign under the aegis of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav to encourage people to bring the Tiranga home and to hoist it to mark the 75th year of India's Independence. The rally started from the School to Bahoni Gaon at 8.15 am in the morning. Both students and teachers took part in the rally. The cycle rally was back to the school  by 9 am. The idea behind the initiative was to invoke the feeling of patriotism in the hearts of the people and to promote awareness about the Indian National Flag.

Sanskrit Saptaha

Sanskrit Saptaha was observed in our school from 8th August onwards. In the senior morning assembly throughout the week, Sanskrit Pledge, Sanskrit Thought with Explanation and Padavali Karmayoga Shloka were performed by students and Sanskrit Patriotic Song was sung by Ranjit Sir. Similarly in junior assembly Sanskrit Pledge was delivered by class III students. Patriotic songs were performed by different teachers on different days, Shlokas and Mantras were taught by teachers, Thought explanation was done through stories by Jyotsna Didi. On 12th August Sanskrit Diwas was observed where Jyotsna Didi told the importance of Sanskrit Diwas and created awareness among the students to promote its revival. She emphasised how Sanskrit is the mother of all languages in India.