The Graphite school celebrated The International Day of Yoga on 21st June 2023.On the occasion of Yoga Day, warm-up exercises were taken and all the students performed sitting and standing asanas, the importance of these were explained simultaneously.Some glimpses of today's program.
The joy of giving lasts longer than the joy of getting.
Graphite Higher Secondary School organised a food drive on occasion of World Food Day Our lives are fulfilling when we give and share, and that great inner joy comes from helping others to better their lives. World peace starts with feeding the hungry. Giving provides an intrinsic reward that is far more valuable than the gift we receive. A food drive is a collective effort to alleviate hunger, bringing communities together to donate non-perishable items. It's a gesture of compassion, addressing the basic need for nourishment and fostering a sense of unity in the face of food insecurity. Through food drives, individuals contribute to making a positive impact on the lives of those struggling with hunger.
Graphite Higher Secondary School organized Yoga for wellness on the occasion of Yoga Day in school premises. A quiz was organized at school campus which was followed by ‘Omkar’ chanting in assembly hall. Major achievement was that students came to learn about the importance of total well-being and how to lead a healthy lifestyle with the help of yoga regularly.
A cleanliness drive was organised by eco club on 14th October. Students from 9th to 12th picked up and collected litter from the school premises and threw them in the dust bins. Message was loud and clear to keep their home, school and surroundings clean from garbage thus maintaining hygiene.
On the occasion of Global hand washing day Graphite higher secondary school conducted a session on the importance and necessity to wash hands thoroughly before and after eating food and also after using washrooms.
The way to clean hands and palm properly was demonstrated by PRT and PPRT teachers. This would help students to understand the importance of washing their hands regularly. The aim was to remind students that hand washing with soap and water is one of the best steps we can take to avoid getting sick and spread disease and remain hale and hearty.
International Yoga Day Was celebrated in school on June 21, 2018. The day marked the awareness of the importance of the yoga as the most powerful unifying force in the world which helps the heart to be joyous, intellect sharp and body healthy and makes a path for an individual from illness to wellness.
Students were told that yoga is considered a remarkable scientific system to remain fit. The celebration of Yoga Day in school included chanting of "OM" followed by Surya Namaskar and a lecture on the need and benefits of yoga for all the human beings. Students were asked to take a pledge to include yoga in their daily life and remain fit, energetic, fresh and active in their life.
They were asked to always be careful about having bath regularly, washing hair often, using flush before and after using, wearing clean and dry clothes to keep themselves safe from infections of germs, keeping face hygiene & taking care of skin etc.The school principal also guided the students to lead a good healthy life by making them understand the value of good health and personal hygiene.
As a part of the health and hygiene awareness week, lectures were conduct for girls in Graphite School to make them cautious about their health and hygiene as it is necessary for their well being. A lecture on health and personal hygiene was delivered by Smt Jyotsna Tiwari, Gynaecologist. The girls were given awareness on how they should keep their body clean and prevent illness and save themselves from infection, bacteria or virus. Girls were asked to follow simple ways to have good health like washing hands & keeping body & skin clean etc.
HEALTH AND HYGIENE is one of the most important aspect of any child’s life as a healthy mind is only found in a healthy body. Good health is only found in the students when they follow good eating habit and also take care to keep a balance in eating food.
In the morning assembly activity, teachers created awareness in students and told them to regularly check their nails, have a proper haircut, regularly have bath and wear clean clothes.
Students were told that the environment in which they live must be hygienically good and safe for them. They were told about the proper way of disposing the waste and creating compost in their home.
In the assembly activity students were told on the importance of being careful of health and hygiene and told to be vigilant and careful while taking food which is made & sold in the open. Also adviced to avoid junk food as they are harmful and hazardous for their health. They were told to include green vegetables & fruits in their daily meals.
A week long Yoga program was conducted in Graphite School in the month of June, 2019. The Yoga Day was celebrated fervently by all teachers and students of the school. The students were told about the importance and significance of yoga and meditation in one’s life. The week-long celebration included the presentations of different types of yoga, teaching the steps of yoga, meditation etc. The program was aimed to raise awareness world wide of the benefits of practicing yoga and the holistic solution of physical as well as mental wellness.