The Investiture Ceremony of the new cabinet was held in St. Edmund’s School, Jawahar Nagar, Jaipur. The arrival of the Principal Dr. Pooja Singh triggered off the ceremony amidst the galore of the students. The cabinet members marched sprightly and majestically in sync with the beating of drum on the School ground. To instill a dose of motivation to the new members the programme commenced with a solemn invocation to the almighty followed by a soulful rendition of the Edmund’s song. Head Boy Rudresh Ozha, Head girl Bhawna Punjabi along with House Captains, cultural Captains & Sports Captains were honoured with badges and sashes by the Principal. The students council took the pledge to hold the School motto of loyalty, truth and honour in high esteem. Principal Dr. Pooja Singh congratulated the new cabinet members and in her speech she said that with power comes great responsibility and advised them to be role models for other students. Deputy Director Mr. Kapil Singh congratulated the badge holders and encouraged them to excel in their future endeavours.
To celebrate the success of our little ones and also to welcome the new students joining our family the school organized A Puppet Show. The kids were overwhelmed to see the puppets dancing in front of them. They were overtly excited when the puppeteer handed them the puppets. Overall it was a fun filled morning which ended on a "Once More" note.
An inter-house Poem recitation was organized in St. Edmund’s School, Jawahar Nagar, Jaipur for Std. I-III. This activity was organized to explore and encourage the speaking skills and confidence in children. It also inspired them to come forward and recite on stage. Students came up with different poems and recited with enthusiasm. The topic given to them was nature and patriotism. The judgment process became extremely difficult for our judges because every participant recited very well.
Niharika Tyagi of Daisy House adjudged the best and secured I position. Tamanna Wadhwa of Tulip House secured II Position and III Position was won by Midha Patel of Palm House.
An Inter House extempore competition was also organized. The competition was open to all the students from Std. IV-VIII. It was an individual activity. One student from each house was selected. Extempore was divided in two categories i.e. in first category Std. IV-V & in second category VI-VIII were included. My favorite Cartoon character, My Country India, Say no to junk food were some of the topic among many more on which students shared their views. Students of Std. VI-VIII spoke on School my second home, Save water, save earth, Plants give life to human beings etc.
The judges were very pleased to see the immense talent and fantastic impromptu speeches of the participants. In first category Tulip and Palm house badged first position and daisy house stood second. In second category from Std. VI-VIII Lily House stood First, second position was badged by Tulip House and Palm House was on third position.
Principal Dr. Pooja Singh congratulated all the participants and said that it is true that effective extempore speaking candidate must be fluent, erudite and articulate but winning is not a matter of fact but participating in any competition plays an important role in every student’s life.
St. Edmund’s School , Jawahar Nagar, organised “Pre-School Graduation Ceremony”. It was held for students of prep class. During the ceremony children of prep class were awarded with the “pre-School Graduate” title.
The end of preschool marks a very important step in a child’s life. It is important to celebrate this moment and pay tribute to our very young students as we know that they have started their remarkable towards their bright future, with an event that will be as memorable as the rest of the year was. As guardians of the kids also attended the ceremony it became a vital communication platform for parents and teachers. This was the first time that such a unique and commendable ceremony was organised for the little kids of St. Edmunds. Every student was awarded with a certificate and given the title of a “Pre-School Graduate”, we hope these certificates will carry pleasant memories for a long time to come. Every child is incredibly special to us. They have all worked very hard to learn more and more every day, they have played together learned together and made special friends whom we wish they will carry in their hearts all through their life.
On this occasion some selected meritorious students were awarded with various different titles. Khusagra Mehta was awarded the Mr. Edmunds title, Miss Edmunds title was given to Waziha Shamsi, Best-in-academic award was given to Aarav Sharma, Best-in-Sports title was awarded to Arshit Shinha, all-rounder title was awarded to Jasmine Grover and 100% attendance award was given to Chitrang Ghiya. The purpose of this award ceremony was to give students an opportunity to receive appreciation for their hard work and get inspiration and motivation to work harder in the coming years and grow up to become good human beings as that is the most important thing in life.
On this occasion the school’s academic director Smt. Mina Singh congratulated every child of the preparatory class who were promoted to standard one and said till now along study they were involved in sports and various other interesting activities but students start their actual study from standard one. Here they will have to face challenges in sports as well as educational performance. Smt. Mina Singh on this occasion requested guardians of the students to fully support them with their studies so that they don’t face any difficulty as our children move onto a new year with new challenges. Guide them into their bright future filled with dreams and aspiration.
“It doesn’t matter where you are coming from. What matters is where you are going”---Brian Tracy
imperative in today’s era to create global citizens who understand transational features and with this purpose St. Edmund’s School, Jawahar Nagar, Jaipur furthered their bond of friendship with Wellington School, Scotland through exchange program.
Edmund’s hosted a delegation comprising Mr. Simon Johnson (Principal), Mrs. Susan, M. Coontz (International Coordinator), Miss Lousie Thrippleton staff member and 15 students from Wellington School, Scotland. The delegation was given a traditional Indian welcome in the School by Principal, Teachers and Students.
They visited classrooms which helped them to know about the education system of India. At the same time Edmundites mesmerized their counterparts with their traditional dance and visual presentation about Rajasthan. The students of our School interacted with their teammates also which was a special moment as it helped them to better understand each other’s culture and Education system.
Edmundites showcased many innovative and useful products that they had made from waste material. The works of our students were highly appreciated.
The delegates were awe struck by the Haat Bazaar put up by the students.
Mr. Simon Johnson, Principal remarked, “India is a dream destination i.e. Rajasthan and the two days are very less to explore the place. He thanked everyone in the School for the awesome Hospitality.
Principal, Dr. Pooja Singh remarked, “This is not just an exchange program, this is the beginning of a long lasting friendship which will be cherished by us forever.”