To look up in admiration at the unstoppable pursuit of knowledge even when the world had come to a halt, this year the Teacher’s Day was special and different. In honour to bow and express gratitude to the dedication of teachers ,who believe that learning should not stop, this special day was celebrated virtually in class groups during the morning assembly.
The programme commenced with the recitation of Gayatri Mantra followed by a Sanskrit shloka in veneration of teachers. The students recited self- composed poems, songs, definition of hardworking teachers and added humour by singing a parody .The students also mentioned the hard endeavours put in by the teachers during the lockdown due to Covid-19. The occasion mentioned about the second President of India Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan ,who was a teacher and the day is dedicated in his honour. He is credited for many great contribution to education.
In the present time, the schools are closed world over due to pandemic. But the learning has not stopped even in such vulnerable circumstances ,the teacher remains duti- bound and thus a teacher is above all and the most respected person.
The chairman Shri Rishi Pal Chauhan wished all the faculty members on the occasion and stated that a teacher is like a candle ,who guides and lights the world of ignorance with knowledge and darkness with light, hence a Guru is supreme.The Director Mrs. Chander Lata Chauhan greeted the teachers and appreciated for their hard contribution in this critical time.
The energy and spirit of Jivites did not defer even in these vulnerable time.They keep up their energy and utilize in the most creative manner by giving their outstanding performance to gain edge over rival contestants.On 20th June Gahima Studio in Gaziabad had organised Dance and Music Competition via video performance.A total of 78 contestants from Delhi and NCR had participated.This Competition was categorized in junior and senior groups and adjudicated on the basis of video performance.
The participants from Jiva Public School excelled in their performances and were declared winners in their respective categories. Divija from class VI procured First Position in Vocal Music.Anushree Dudhpuri from class III and Bhumika Kashmira from classXI bagged Third Position in Dance Competition. Divija was also awarded a cash prize of Rs 500/.The music teacher trained and inspired her.
The school Chairman Shri Rishi Pal Chauhan,Director Mrs. Chander Lata Chauhan and Principal Mrs. Devina Nigam appreciated the performances of the winners and also praised the hard endeavors of the teachers.
Jivites Awarded at Wings of Peace Model United Nations
Two students of Jiva Public School were awarded for exhibiting excellence in diplomatic negotiations and oratory skills. Krishithikaa and Aakanksha of class X won special mention-2 and 3 respectively on the debate of France and Japan in UNGA (SOCHUM) held on 27-28 June 2020.
Both the participants were awarded Certificates of Merit.There were many participants from different schools representing countries of South Asia where Human Rights are violated.It was through video conferencing where Jivites expressed their convincing views impressively and brought laurels to individual self and school.The Jivites strongly believe that regular practice of Swadhyay has helped them balance their critical thinking skills even in such vulnerable time.
The school Chairman Shri Rishi Pal Chauhan, Director Mrs. Lata Chauhan and Principal Mrs. Devina Nigam congratulated the participants and wished them a very bright future.
Jiva added another honourable feather in its cap with great pride and exuberance when the Principal Mrs. Devina Nigam was bestowed with Excellence in Value Education Award by Eldrok India K12 on 18th Dec 2019, held at Leela Ambience Gurugram. Mrs. Nigam was also an honoured panelist participant for discussions at the 3rd World Education Conclave on Dec 16 & 17, 2019 at Hotel Radisson Bln, Dwarka, Delhi. The topics for discussions were Modern classrooms, Integration of Technology in Education, Inclusive Education – Challenges & solutions New Age Administrative challenges in schools. Happiness management, Green Buildings PTM challenges faced by New Age Educators and New Age Expectations from schools.
The Principal, Mrs. Devina Nigam was also a proud reciepent of Future Ready School Award respectively. Jiva constantly strives to keep itself abreast with the latest pedagogy and its development. It has also endorsed integrated technology in virtual classrooms and facilitates use of Youtube and Internet. Jiva prepares the students for challenges and for searching solutions within.
Such honours are a great source of inspiration to carry the mission forward.
Jiva Conferred with School Excellence Award by Brainfeed
The felicitation by the National Conference by Brainfeed on 6th Feb at New Delhi, was a proud moment for Jiva Public School on being awarded School Excellence Award, for its committed efforts and fructifying vision with innovative practices to groom young learners with skills for life. The proud recipients for the coveted honours were Director Mrs. Chander Lata Chauhan and Administrator Mrs. Mukta Sachdeva. This prestigious School Excellence Award is given in categories of Innovative Practices, STEM Education Schools, Co-curricular Activities, Community and Collaboration Schools, for enriching the standards in imparting excellence in education to the GenNext learners.
It has been Jiva’s mark to provide its students a stimulating environment where they recognize their true strengths and nature to achieve their full potential with a sense of discipline and upright character to make their best contribution to society. Such recognitions and honours are great inspiration in carrying the mission forward.
Ladli Dronacharya Award conferred at Jiva Public School
The teachers at Jiva Public School were conferred with the ‘Ladli Dronacharya Award’ on 7th January, 2020. In coordination with Jiva Chairman Shri Rishi Pal Chauhan and the institute following Beti Bachao Abhiyan, the awards were bestowed to 17 teachers for their special contribution. The Head of Lion Club Daffodil Shri Suresh Sharma was the Chief Guest, Social Worker R.D. Sharma and Rekha Sharma were the Guest of Honour Harish Chandra Azad National Convenor Beti Bachao Abhiyan and Seema Sharma National Head Beti Bachao Abhiyan presided over the programme. The occasion was graced by the presence of School Director Mrs. Chander Lata Chauhan, Administrator Mrs. Mukta Sachdeva and Principal Mrs. Devina Nigam.
The purpose of this award ceremony was to bridge the gap of discrimination between sons and daughters and bring home the fact that family dynasty is not only carried by sons but also equally by daughters. The Chief Guest in his address, stated that we people should change our perception and mindset. The National Dean Rekha Sharma said that their motive is not only to save girls but also empower and make them strong. Shri R.D. Sharma believes that the house where a woman is respected, divine ambience is found there.
The name of the awarded teachers are :- Monica Sharma, Namita Bist, Neeru Dua, Parminder Kaur, Priyanka Bhalla, Taruna Kalra, Rupesh Kumar, Susan Desouza, Alka Chaudhary, Hemlata Bajaj, Madhupriya, Manju Rani, Meenakshi Rajput, Pubaly Dev, Sangeeta Bhatia, Sulagna Chatterjee and Swati Garg.
The Chairman Shri Rishi Pal Chauhan addressing the august gathering said that the universe existed due to motherhood. We must respect woman as Nature too pays reverence to woman. The need of the hour is to strengthen woman so as campaign like Beti Bachao may cease for ever, Shri Chauhan assured that Jiva teachers and he himself will take all possible initiatives to serve and contribute for the campaign.
The advent of spring season and Basant Panchami fest was marked with aplomb and great revelry in the school premises. Our country is a land of religion and festivals, hence every season is welcome with celebration and significance. Goddess Saraswati, known for granting knowledge and wisdom is worshipped across the country on the occasion. All educational institutes observe the day by offering ‘Puja’ followed by cultural programme. Jiva Public School fecilitates all festivals most dedicatedly and traditionally, with a view to keep up the culture and inculcate cultural values among the students.
The programme commenced with ‘Saraswati Vandana’ followed by Sanskrit ‘Shlokas’ and its explanatory meaning in-coordination with teachers and students. The Goddess Saraswati was also worshipped by Chairman Shri Rishi Pal Chauhan, Director Mrs. Chander Lata Chauhan, Administrator Mrs. Mukta Sachdeva and Principal Mrs. Devina Nigam. The dress code colour for today was yellow with ‘Yellow rice’ offered as ‘Prasad’, extending a warm welcome to spring season which conveys the message of auspicious change in Nature cycle and climate.
The Chairman Shri Rishi Pal Chauhan, Director Mrs. Chander Lata Chauhan had wished the teachers and students on the occasion. The Principal Mrs. Devina Nigam had also extended her warm wishes to them.
The Republic Day, at Jiva Public School was marked with great aplomb, excitement and patriotic fervor, followed by enthralling cultural programme. Such celebrations instill a feeling of patriotism among students and they become aware of the chief objective of the Republic. Each citizen in a republican country has been granted certain rights for individual progress and a holistic development. The students are intimated about the constitution of our country their rights and that the culture of our country is deep rooted and integrated.
The cultural programme staged by the students included patriotic song, a short skit reviewing the fundamental rights of Indian citizens and a brief presentation of the Indian Constitution. A dance drama recital highlighted unity in diversity and the rich culture of the country. The message conveyed was about love and integrity amongst the people despite diverse religion and languages followed in the country.
The Chairman Shri Rishi Pal Chauhan addressed the students and teachers, stating that India is our motherland and we all constitute one large family, hence it is the foremost duty of each citizen to fulfill his responsibilities towards its family. If we maintain an optimum balance between rights and duties it will prove fruitful for the nation.
The farewell party organized at Jiva was a memorilla and didactic. The outgoing students of Class XII were heartily wished for a bright future by class XI and teachers. With fond memories welling up the atmosphere was pretty sentimental.
The programme commenced traditionally following vedic culture with a ‘Hawan’ to seek divine blessings and to help students perform well in their Board Exams. The Hawan was attended by Chairman Shri Rishi Pal Chauhan, Director Mrs. Chander Lata Chauhan, Administrator Mrs. Mukta Sachdeva, Principal Mrs. Devina Nigam faculty members and the students. Every occasion at Jiva constitutes culture and tradition to instill it among the students.
The Juniors from class XI staged breath-taking performances and variety of short skits to refreshen memories. The outgoing students too staged items to express gratitude and heart-felt thanks to their teachers.
The occasion was addressed by Chairman Rishi Pal Chauhan who wished the students to scale new heights of success in their lives. They need to build and keep up their upright character and contribute sincerely towards the nation. The Principal Mrs. Devina Nigam and Director Mrs. Chander Lata Chauhan too wished for a very bright future to all the students.