“Everyone who is born in this great land has only one identity – we are all Indians.”
The whole Maxfort Family celebrated the 73rd Republic Day and honoured the unique culture and heritage of one vision and one incredible nation on Monday, 24 January 2022 and Tuesday, 25 January 2022. Maxfortians participated in the varied activities organized to show the unconditional love and pride to be Indians. Flag hoisting ceremony was held in the school premises on 25 January 2022. Respected Principal ma’am, Dr. Ratna Chakravarty hoisted the national flag and the proud moment was overjoyed with the rendition of the national anthem.
As per the initiative of Ministry of Defence, Government of India, the citizens of India should watch the live streaming of Republic Day and Beating the Retreat Ceremony to show their solidarity to the Republic of India. Showing the national integration and mass participation, the school with its staff and students has registered for watching the online streaming of Republic Day and Beating the Retreat Ceremony 2022.
The students of Grade IV, VII and IX saluted the great nation and presented special virtual morning assemblies filled with patriotic fervor which included mesmerizing skit, speech, patriotic song and dance presentation.
The toddlers of pre-school composed and recited rhymes (Hindi/English) on patriotism using different props to participate in the activity ‘Pride and Patriotism’ and inculcated the sense of patriotism in their hearts. An activity ‘Dance for the Nation’ was conducted for the students of Pre-primary and they performed on patriotic songs of their choice. This activity helped to develop gross motor and socio-emotional skills of the students.
Exploring our surroundings is always fun and an interesting way to enhance a child’s awareness. Keeping this in mind, ‘My Place in the world’ activity was conducted for the students of Grade III and the students illustrated the different places they live starting with their homes in the forms of attractive flap books.
‘My India My Pride’, an activity on MS PowerPoint was conducted for the students of
Grade IV and V which was one of the best ways of helping the students to develop technical skills, language and technology integration, learning features of MS PowerPoint and getting some good exercise for the mind by exploring its different features. All this has been achieved through this activity and the students prepared a presentation on the topics- ‘Our Government-Rights and Duties’ and ‘Our Constitution’ respectively.
Eventually, the happiness of celebrating the spirit of our great nation concluded with a promise to be united and achieve the goals of success maintaining unity and togetherness.