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January Month

Film Club report (IV-V)

The video clipping- 'School's Homework' was screened to the students of Grades IV and V on 31.01.2022 The session started with a prayer song and a recalling of the previous movies they had watched. After watching the clipping, the students were engaged in a discussion. Few students shared their experiences of postponing their work and the consequences they face.

The following points were discussed by the students.

'School's Homework'

  • Never postpone anything for tomorrow
  • Never say 'LATER'
  • Postponement: The sincerest form of rejection
  • Whatever you want to do, do it right now.
  • Do it now. Sometimes 'LATER' becomes 'NEVER'
Film Club report (IV-V) Film Club report (IV-V)
Film Club report (IV-V)

Kolam-Heritage Club Report

A virtual session on Kolam designing for Grade 5 on 27-1-22 and Grade 4 on 28-1-22 was conducted as a part of Heritage Club Activity. The session was summarized by screening a video on the History of Kolam and the way it has evolved over the years. A video on drawing a kolam on a tissue paper and a coffee filter was shown. Students were encouraged to share their experiences on designing a Kolam.

Kolam-Heritage Club Report Kolam-Heritage Club Report
Kolam-Heritage Club Report Kolam-Heritage Club Report
Kolam-Heritage Club Report Kolam-Heritage Club Report

Film Club Screening on 24.01.2022

Grades IV and V had theFilm Club Screening on 24.01.2022 between 2.30 p.m. and 3.15p.m The name of the video clipping screened was Consequences of Lying. Students' responses included sharing their personal experiences where they were caught redhanded when they lied and the major effect of speaking lies.

A situation was also suggested by the host and responses were gathered as to what they would do in a situation where they had to lie. Students answered honestly that they would lie if it involved the truth when said hurting many people around us. The value of integrity, being the highest value to be observed in testing times was brainstormed during the discussion. The difference between honesty and integrity was illustrated through a case study by the host.

Film Club Screening on 24.01.2022 Film Club Screening on 24.01.2022
Film Club Screening on 24.01.2022 Film Club Screening on 24.01.2022

NATURE CLUB GRADE 5

The Junior Nature Club was conducted on 20th January 2022 for Grade 5.

The session began with an introduction of Medicinal Plants through a live worksheet. A PPT on 'Various Common Herbs of India' was shared followed by a discussion on their uses. Video clippings showing herbs growing in houses were screened. Student participated in a discussion on medicinal herbs present in their kitchen. Making a Herbarium or an Album of Medicinal plants was assigned as a follow up Home Assignment.

NATURE CLUB GRADE 5

International Flowers Day

Grade 4 celebrated the International Flowers Day on 19th January 2022.

The virtual celebration was through Microsoft Teams between 2:30 & 3:15 pm.

Students participated with great excitement. A PPT was shared to give brief details on the objective of celebrating International Flowers Day, Flower of the year & the flower that represents the month of the year. Students were taken on a virtual trip to a neighbouring flower garden. Video clippings on 'Brahmo Kamal of Uttarakhand' was screened. Students were taught to make paper flowers during activity time. A word search game with an alphabet grid containing names of flowers was assigned as a take home activity.

International Flowers Day International Flowers Day

Film Club Screening VI - VIII

The video clippings - 'Tokri" were screened to the students of class VI-VII on 08.01.22 through MS teams between 9.00 am and 9.45 am by Mrs. Yamini. The session started with a prayer song. After watching the clippings, the students were engaged in a discussion. The following points were discussed by the students:

'Tokri'

  • The little girl's hard work was discussed. Students commented on how the girl took the responsibility for her own mistake.
  • Parents' love, care and sacrifices for their kids were discussed.
  • Children shared their views on poverty and how they were happy even without a luxurious life.
  • Precious things in life are not expensive things, but the little things that give us joy.
  • Students' opinion on child labour was discussed.
  • Parents' love is eternal.
Film Club Screening Film Club Screening
Film Club Screening

MURUGAPPA INTER-SCHOOL VIRTUAL CULTURAL FEST PRIZE DISTRIBUTION 2021-2022

The Murugappa Inter-School Virtual Cultural fest 2021-2022 prize distribution function was held on 06/01/2022 in our school premises.

Mr.H .Narayanan ,Chief Executive, AMMF the chief guest, distributed the certificates and trophies to the prize winners. Our Principal Mr. D. SenthilKumar and our Vice Principal Ms .Cresentia Bartlett distributed the certificates and trophies to the participants.

The students presented the group song and group dance. Our school choir performed a special song composed by Shri .Thiagarajar in the Ragam : Jaganmohini . The glimpses of arts and crafts event was presented through a power point.

Glimpses of Prize Distribution

MURUGAPPA INTER-SCHOOL  VIRTUAL CULTURAL FEST PRIZE DISTRIBUTION 2021-2022 MURUGAPPA INTER-SCHOOL  VIRTUAL CULTURAL FEST PRIZE DISTRIBUTION 2021-2022
MURUGAPPA INTER-SCHOOL  VIRTUAL CULTURAL FEST PRIZE DISTRIBUTION 2021-2022

MURUGAPPA INTER SCHOOL VIRTUAL CULTURAL FEST 2021-2022

Mandala art

Mandala art is a geometric design, sacred circles that have long been used to facilitate meditation in the Indian and Tibetan Religions.

Class VI students participated and exhibited their skill wonderfully.

MURUGAPPA INTER-SCHOOL  VIRTUAL CULTURAL FEST  2021-2022
MURUGAPPA INTER-SCHOOL  VIRTUAL CULTURAL FEST  2021-2022

Play clay Modelling

The most easily recognized form of sculpting is clay modelling, that is, the creation of a 3-dimensional piece of art typically using some type of clay.

Class VI students participated and exhibited their creative sculpting skills.

Glass painting on OHP sheet

The art or practice of producing designs in color on glass. It enhances the skill of using fine motors while exhibiting creativity.

Class VII students participated and exhibited the different kinds of patterns and floral forms.

MURUGAPPA INTER-SCHOOL  VIRTUAL CULTURAL FEST  2021-2022
MURUGAPPA INTER-SCHOOL  VIRTUAL CULTURAL FEST  2021-2022

Wall Decoration

Wall decoration enhances imagination, creativity and focus. The art work gives them space and mode to communicate one's emotion.

Class VII students participated and exhibited their creativity and skills in displaying the art work.

Stencil Cutting

The stencil is cut on a cutting board or a piece of card.

Class VIII students participated and exhibited their cutting and printing skill.

MURUGAPPA INTER-SCHOOL  VIRTUAL CULTURAL FEST  2021-2022
MURUGAPPA INTER-SCHOOL  VIRTUAL CULTURAL FEST  2021-2022

Bird Feeder

Along with focus on using recycled things, the craft also enhances imagination and creativity.

Class VIII students participated and exhibited the creativity in making working models of bird feeders.

Doll Decoration

Doll decoration helps in boosting creativity along with problem solving skills.

Class IX students took part and beautifully exhibited the aesthetic skill by decorating the dolls.

MURUGAPPA INTER-SCHOOL  VIRTUAL CULTURAL FEST  2021-2022
MURUGAPPA INTER-SCHOOL  VIRTUAL CULTURAL FEST  2021-2022
MURUGAPPA INTER-SCHOOL  VIRTUAL CULTURAL FEST  2021-2022

Sieve art

The most important aspect of the painting is that it does not depict mythological characters or images of deities, but it depicts social life.

Class IX students participated in sieve painting. Sieve was decorated by warli art They depicted village scene, marriage procession, etc..

Live Drawing

'DOODLING is fun. Students were capable of drawing on the topic 'life during pandemic'.

MURUGAPPA INTER-SCHOOL  VIRTUAL CULTURAL FEST  2021-2022
MURUGAPPA INTER-SCHOOL  VIRTUAL CULTURAL FEST  2021-2022

GROUP SONG

Students from classes 6 to 9 performed group song on the topic Light Music. They performed a beautifully composed mash up of 2 languages.

GROUP DANCE

Students from classes 6 to 9 performed group dance on the topic 'Indian traditional folk'. They performed Oyilattam, karagattam, and Dandiya in a traditional way using minimum steps with full of energy and vitality. Their costumes added gusto to their dance.

MURUGAPPA INTER-SCHOOL  VIRTUAL CULTURAL FEST  2021-2022
MURUGAPPA INTER-SCHOOL  VIRTUAL CULTURAL FEST  2021-2022

JUNK MUSIC

Students from classes 6 to 9 participated and created music with junk materials. They played music beautifully with a rhythmic pattern.

ADAPT TUNE

It's difficult to dance according to someone's tunes. Our students were able to adapt and dance to the tunes according to the style of music played.

Class IX students took part and beautifully exhibited the aesthetic skill by decorating the dolls.

MURUGAPPA INTER-SCHOOL  VIRTUAL CULTURAL FEST  2021-2022
MURUGAPPA INTER-SCHOOL  VIRTUAL CULTURAL FEST  2021-2022

Junior Nature Club

The Junior Nature Club was conducted on 6th January 2022 for Grade 4.

The session began with an introduction of various Nature Clubs in India and their objectives. A PPT on 'Hydroponics' was shared followed by a discussion on Kitchen Gardening. Tips on growing healthy plants at home were shared.

A video on growing Micro Greens with the help of peat was screened. Students shared pictures of their potted plants. Students were assigned to sow seeds available in their kitchen, observe the growth as Take home Activity and share their observations and experiences in gardening during the next session.

Junior Nature Club

Virtual Margazhi Maha Uthsav - 2022

The heritage club has planned an activity to help students explore and learn about the rich cultural heritage of Margazhi month through online. The students of class LKG - XII were a part of this activity. LKG and UKG students were encouraged to send photos of themselves, dressed up as andal, krishna, radha, siva and Parvathi. Videos were invited from children of 1 2 and 3 to decorate themselves as andal, krishna, radha, siva and Parvathi and recite thiruppavai, thiruvembavai or any other sloka of their choice. The children of 4 – 7 were asked to draw kolam along with their parents or with grandparents. Students sent videos compiling the various stages of kolam. Class 8 – 12 Student were encouraged to send videos of drawing kolams with plain chalk powder and kaavi. These are compiled and made as the link by the teachers of heritage club and the same was sent through Neverskip for students of all classes.

The overwhelming response of the children is appreciative. This activity gave the children of class LKG to XII an opportunity to know about our varied cultural heritage like kolams, importance of Thiruppavai and Thiruvembavai and through this the significance of Margazhi – Tamil month was taken to all the children.