Being the voice of those who struggle to speak, Jatinder Arora, founder of PRAYAS, proved Barack Obama’s quote ‘a change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things’ right.
In the year 1996, Jatinder Arora, with the will to provide proper care and attention to under-privileged and differently abled children, initiated PRAYAS, the first vocational institute for mentally challenged children in Rajasthan. Since then the school broadened its spectrum and now has four centres, catering to the needs of socially and economically deprived.
On 12 February 2016, the first death anniversary of Arora, all the integrated PRAYAS schools gathered to pay homage to its founder.
Host Pinkum Sharma, Project coordinator with PRAYAS, started it with a prayer service, followed by ardaas. Several students then came forward remembering their didi in their own special way; as some recited poems, other sang songs for her. Ujale ki ore by Armana, class 8, Varsha’s yaad aata hai vo school, Asif’s yaadein baaki hai abhi, etc, are a few special mentions.
The special kids were then felicitated with Jatinder Arora Academic Award for their achievements in the field of education, sports and their conduct in the school. Recipients of the awards are mentioned below:
1. Fiza from Sanganer for being the best student of Sanganer branch.
2. Alisha, class 3, from Amagarh was felicitated for taking care of other kids.
3. Armana, from Raja Park branch, for being an inspiration for others.
4. Juniad, who passed class 10 from NIOS, for his academic achievements.
5. Varsha, from special school Jhalana, was awarded a consolation prize.
The entire school turned into a mini zoo with sounds of barking, chirping, meowing as the young ones brought different breeds of dogs, cats, parrots, parakeets, birds, fish, etc, to the campus.
Alumni meet - as much as we grow up, we never stop missing school days. Joining alumni associations and thus getting to meet school friends as we stay busy with our professional lives definitely makes us nostalgic and reminiscing those years.
Celebrating the magic of science, the International School Aamby observed the National Science Day on the February 26.
Science, once understood can change the way you think about the world and hence emphasizing on the practical sides of science, The Cathedral Vidya School organized Science Day.
It couldn't get better, they think, each year. However, they surpass themselves each year as they reach a new level of success with their annual art exhibition. This is none other than the artists from St Edmund's Jawahar Nagar.
When the girls of the school turned graceful ladies of the future, one can definitely make a guess looking at them that it's their farewell time.
Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje at the 75th anniversary of St Xavier's School, Jaipur asked father principal John Ravi, SJ to collaborate with RSLDC.
What began as St. Mary's Boy's School in the year 1941, has blossomed into one of the many prominent schools of the city in a span of 75 years.
Seedling Modern Public School’s Nursery Branch celebrated its 14th Annual Day named Bedazzle on 13th February 2016 in their High School premises.
Basant Panchami , known for worshipping maa Saraswati or Hindu goddess of knowledge, was celebrated at the Tagore International School, Mansarovar.
Wishing a bright future and imparting sound values to its outgoing students, Sanskar School, once again stood up to the meaning of its name.
The Li'l kids of Jayshree Periwal High School, Jaipur were delighted to see the Iranian puppet show organized by the IMA.
This school knows how to make complicated lessons simpler and easier; interesting and interactive, to top it. Students here learnt about Earth the most creatively.
Students of classes 3 to 8 most spectacularly showcased their learning of the entire academic year with their respective clubs. Judges, although had a tough time, adjudged few of them winners.
They took off from Bhubneshwar in December with a simple mission, to spread the word. They call it the Walking Book Fair.
Most schools prioritise studies and extra-curricular activities, but Janki Devi Public School, Jaipur also focuses on environmental conservation.
Team ScooNews reached the fair in the early hours to find young, enthusiastic kids peeping into the binoculars set up by TWSI.
Bringing out the creative best from their students, The Millennium School, HMEL Bathinda organised a 'Corn Feast', an activity for their pre-primary students.
As Feburary starts, the farewell season in most of the schools across the city begins, with the latest one being in St. Edmund's School, Jawahar Nagar.
Gurukul The school is always up to imbibing good values in its students and teaching them practicality of bookish knowledge and in its yet another endeavor to do the same it organized a programme 'Winds of Change'
The students of the renowned The Shri Ram School are insightful about the social causes and are always ready to play their part in making the society a better place to live in.