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Thalassemia Awareness Program

(January 22, 2019)

On 17 Jan 2019, in association with the Rotary Club of Delhi Metro, Darshan Academy, Delhi, organized a program on the inherited blood disorder, Thalassemia, for the students of grades XI and IX. Dr. Tajinder Singh, a member of the Lady Rotarians, volunteered her time to present a program that informed students of the ramifications of this disorder which can lead to serious anemia. After a showing of the documentary,“Kaash,” Dr. Singh led a question and answer discussion with the students. Ways of controlling the disorder and possible treatments were explained. Many Rotary Club members also attended this informative session.


An Alphabet Party

(January 22, 2019)

On 19 January the pre-primary students of Darshan Academy Jalandhar had an alphabet party! A variety of creative activities were provided to introduce and reinforce the wonders of the alphabet. Students enjoyed fishing for letters,alphabet balloons, molding letters in clay, and putting together puzzles. All who participated had a great time learning about the alphabet!


Say No to Drugs Workshop

(January 18, 2019)

On January 2nd, 2019, the District Education Department Ludhiana organized an interactive workshop at Government Girls Senior Secondary School Samrala. The workshop provided information to Officers from different schools to start a "Buddy Program” for comprehensive action against Drug Abuse. More than fifty schools from Ludhiana participated. Mr. Prabheep Singh, Senior Coordinator, DA Ludhiana attended the workshop which was conducted by Mr. Sanjeev Kumar, Principal of Government School. The aim of the buddy program is to provide information and create awareness for students class VI and above so that they are better equipped to not choose addictive behaviors. Some of the information shared was what are the drugs and their side effects, how to say no, how to recognize the signs of use in someone you know and what to do about it. Teachers were trained to discuss the harmful effects of drug use, to supervise the buddy groups, provide solutions through communications and provide positive feedback.


Positive Mentoring Through Meditation Workshop

(January 18, 2019)

A talk was conducted at Darshan Academy in Ludhiana on Jan 14, 2019. Ms. Usha Arora, the resource person, presented her talk on ‘Positive Mentoring through Meditation’ for teachers. Ms. Arora also presented a talk on “Don’t Worry, Be Happy through Meditation’ for the students. She scattered pearls of wisdom and awakened the minds. It was an eye-opener session. Ms. Arora shared different aspects and benefits of meditation. Physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual benefits of meditation in the teaching process were discussed. Tips were given to strengthen the soul and personality. She also threw light on the Spiritual Quotient [SQ], and ameliorated how the Intellectual Quotient [IQ] and Emotional Quotient [EQ] can be balanced by SQ. How to overcome challenges, and stress faced by teachers and students were discussed. Overall it was a highly interactive session leaving a smile on all faces.


Lohri Celebration

(January 18, 2019)

Lohri was celebrated at some of the Darshan Academies in North India with great enthusiasm. A bonfire was lit. Students performed “Giddha,” the folk dance of Punjab, and sung songs on this occasion. They learned about the importance of Lohri. An encouraging speech highlighted the culture of the Punjab. The whole atmosphere in the campus was upbeat and absorbed in the festive spirit of Lohri. Darshan Academy Dasuya invited some children from the slum area to join the celebrations. They were offered traditional Lohri food snacks.


 
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