‘VAN MAHOTSAV’ CELEBRATION – JR. SCHOOL (31
The Air Force School celebrated ‘Van Mahotsav’ on Monday, 31 July 2017, at the Junior Wing, during
school hours. Van Mahotsava ‘the festival of forests’ is an annual tree
plantation movement in India since 1950.
Creating awareness in the impressionable
minds of the young children is an important social responsibility. With that
objective in mind the following activities were
organised as part of the
Plantation Drive :
The UKG students planted saplings of mango,
guava and Jamun in the school grounds with great enthusiasm. They pledged to
look after their saplings and are happily looking forward to growing tall with
Some crotons and evergreen plants will be
planted on the ground and in terracota pots by students of class I, in
the next few days.
A special assembly was organised during which
students of class II recited poems, in English and Hindi, on creating a green
A melodious group song based on ‘Raag Malhaar’
was presented by the Junior school choir, to invoke the blessings of the rain
nukkad natak presented by the students of class IV stressed upon the
disadvantages of cutting down trees for our own greed.
Poster Making: Class III
students made colourful posters with thoughtful slogans to spread the message
of maintaining our forest cover.
Awareness Drive by the ‘Green Warriors’: An awareness
drive by class V students through role play was conducted to emphasise the
point of the need for conserving our natural resources. These ‘Green Warriors’,
went to classes UKG-III, and conveyed their message through Power Point
Presentations and placards with slogans written on them.
Let’s take a pledge to live a lifestyle that will make the planet green