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February 20th, 2020: Students of S. B. Patil Public School participated in the inter-school competition The Sciencify India which was held at P.A. Inamdar College of Visual Effects, Design and Art (PAI College of VEDA), Azam Campus, Pune.
Under the direction and supervision of the secondary section science faculty comprising of Ms. Sakshi Shinde, Ms. Sushmita Roy, Ms. Trupti Zarkar and Ms. Riju Rana, students from both the primary and secondary sections devotedly participated in the two challenges of the competition: the design challenge and the science drama contest.
Aditya Takalkar and Yash Bhagodia of VIIB, along with Amey Ajgar of VIIA participated from the junior section whilst Austin Loyd and Yogendra Magdum of IXA and Shardul Nalegave of IXB were the participants from the senior category.
Students of VIIIA: Krishnali Pawar , Lavanya Nimbalkar, Swara Bangale, Shruti Sandage, Shreya Jadhav and Nandini Pawar, alongside Janhavi Katkar and Janhavi Chougule of VIIIB partook in the dramatics content themed on the prevalent issue of superstitions with the script being penned by Ms. Manjusha Nathe, the language teacher for Marathi, and won the award in the best acting category.
Celebrating Prodigies and their Āvishkārs
Gone are the days when classrooms used to be the only space for the imparting and learning of knowledge. The chalk-and-talk method has been left outdated and obsolete when it comes to handling the inquisitiveness and curiosity of this generation.
It was for such reason that the inter-school competition, Āvishkār was held at the S. B. Patil Public School campus on Saturday, February 29th, 2020.
The motive: To bring about awareness, develop scientific temperament and instill the habit of enquiry, explore diverse fields so as to reflect on the multitude of discoveries and inventions, the inculcation of rational thinking and a problem-solving mindset, encouraging creativity and originality, imbibing the much-needed qualities of co-working and symbiosis that leads to efficient teamwork, and digital competency among all students.
Students from several schools across PCMC such as City Pride, Ashwini International, the Mamasaheb Khandge School, the CMS English Medium High School, Ajum Campus, and Saraswati Madhyamic Vidyalaya participated in this competition.
The chief guests and judges for this talent-crammed event were former ISRO scientist, Dr. A. K. Sinha, and PhD guide and mathematician, Dr. Dilip Desmukh. They judged the event and projects, team-by-team projects whilst they also shared instances of their valuable experiences and expertise hence motivating the participants with their promising discourse.
Agriculture, Math and Space were the given topics for the contest that students, in two groups, Group 1: Ramanujan, and Group 2: Aryabhatta, based their projects on. The winners for the contest are stated as under:
From Group 1, Ramanujan on the topic of math, Ashwini International School won the first prize while S. B. Patil Public School followed their lead bagged the second. From Group 2, Aryabhatta, S. B. Patil Public School swept the first prize on their project on space, with City Pride School winning the second for their work on the same.
With their project on agriculture, from the Ramanujan group, the first prize was taken by S. B. Patil while St. Joseph High School followed suit grabbing the second. From the Aryabhatta group, again on the same theme of agriculture, S. B. Patil Public School bagged the first prize. The students of Ashwini International School came in second.
Special Prizes were bestowed to the students of Ajum Campus for being the most innovative group, and CMS English Medium High School for proving to be the most eco-friendly.
Celebrating the Art of Science and History of Linguistics:A Marathi Divas Event
S. B. Patil Public School hosted a dual celebration on the occasions of Marathi Language Day (Marathi Din or Marathi Divas) and National Science Day at its campus on the 28th of February, 2020. The celebrations were held in the auditorium where the principal Dr. Saini, coordinator Ms. Banda, and all the teachers, staff and students were present.
With Ms. Sunita Patil and Ms. Vandana Sangle compeering the session, to commence the programme, Marathi Language teacher, Ms. Rohini Kanak described the history and evolution of Marathi as a language. Steered by Ms. Sulochana Pawar, the music instructor and Ms. Susmita Roy, the students of grades V and VI presented a devotional song followed by the Marathi patriotic song, Jayostute.
Girls from the higher classes creatively and musically presented in rap (a song composed by Ms. Manjusha Nathe) the importance of conserving the environment, observing safety rules, maintaining cleanliness and the value of generosity.
A folk song, Powada, composed by Eco-Club in-charge, Ms. Varsha Deshmukh, was also presented to jointly mark science and inventions that highlighted the need to reuse and reduce e-waste. Again, under the coordination of Ms. Nathe, the Marathi Language teacher, a satire, Chala Vidnyaanachi Hawa Yeu Dya was presented by students stressing on the futility of adhering to superstitions.
Addressing students on the occasion, the Primary and Secondary Coordinator, Ms. Padmavati Banda stressed on how in mastering the English language alongside other universal tongues, we should not neglect our own maatr-bhaasha in the process.
With this setting up the stage for a finale, Ms. Snehal Kokare proposed the vote of thanks. The celebration aroused a sense of pride among the students about the richness, the literature, the tradition, culture, achievements and stalwarts that make Marathi the majestic language it is.
9th National Math Conference Held
Three members from the math primary teaching faculty from S. B. Patil Public School, Ravet participated in the 9th National Math Conference held at IISER on the 2nd and 3rd of November, 2019. Ms.Gitanjali Zambare, Ms.Aparna Jagdare and Ms.Varsha Deshmukh attended the conference so as to gain further understanding of topics within the field of math education viz. the computational thinking in math, and the usage of different techniques such as tactile technique, geozebra, etc.
Certificates of participation were awarded to the three faculty members who are continually striving to be better instructors and academicians.
Spreading the Word at the Pariyavaran Sahita Sammelan
Pune | February 19th and 20th, 2020
Organised by the Environmental Conservation Association and Municipal Corporation at Autocluster, Chinchwad, the Pariyavaran Sahita Sammelan saw the participation of approximately 15 schools.
Ten students from VIIA of S. B. Patil Public School, Ravet partook in the event wherein they conducted a street play on E-Waste bringing about awareness and imperativeness about the topic. A robot made out of e-waste, prepared by Ms.Varsha Deshmukh, primary teacher, mathematics, and the students of VIIB was also displayed for the event.
The participation was appreciated by Mr. Shravan Hardikar, Commissioner, and the Mayor of PCMC, Ms. Mai Dhore.
Across Boundaries and Cultures: S. B. Patil Public School interacts with Nepal in the BC ISA India - Nepal conference
In another inter-school joint collaboration, S.B. Patil Public School held another British Council conference between the students of SBPPS and those in Nepal.
This time, the topic for debate and discussion was Art and Culture. The interaction began with fond greeting and each school singing the national anthem of the other county.
SBPPS students presented on aborginal Newa Art whilst the school in Nepal elaborated on Warli Art.
Across Boundaries and Cultures:S. B. Patil Public School holds the India - Bangladesh conference:
On February 10th, 2020, S.B. Patil Public School held an Inter-School Conference between the students of our school and those in Bangladesh. The topic for debate and discussion was The Problem of E-Waste. Both schools, in a joint effort prepared posters and presentations on the issue.
Fitness + Dancing = The Annual Day Celebration by Grades I and II
Grades I and II of S. B. Patil Public School celebrated their Annual Day on January 18th and 19th respectively. The two-day event with each programme spanning over two hours each garnered praise from both staff and parent.
The theme, under the title Fitness-danza, covered the areas of health, diet, well-being and exercise practices in Europe, India and China through enactments and dance that rightfully deserved the applause the performances received.
The ceremony commenced with a welcome speech and lighting of the traditional lamp by the principal of the school, Dr. Bindu Saini, and the members of the PTA. Dr. Saini addressed the audience with the school’s Annual Report that covered all the major achievements be it in academics, sport, music, art, public speaking, or accolades and recognition bestowed upon the school itself.
The dances covered myriad styles, genres and moves to which the children swayed, twirled and boogied their way onto and off the stage. Dances included: The Chicken Dance (from Germany), The Polka (from Poland), the Bhangra, Garba and Lezim (from India), and the Traditional Fan Dance (from China).
Without a speck of doubt, it went unnoticed that the students of grades I and II had a more marvellous time performing than any other class that set foot on stage. With dances and drama coming to a close, a vote of thanks was given to the parents, staff and faculty, management, as well as the students for their continuous support due to which S. B. Patil Public School could celebrate this day with such pomp. Such was brought to a solemn conclusion by singing the Vande Mataram.
A Toast to Health and Nature: Celebrating the Annual Fest
With flair and pomp, the Pimpri Chinchwad Education Trust’s S. B. Patil Public School, Ravet celebrated its Annual Day festivities on the 18th and 19th of January, 2020. All the students from the grades I to IV participated in the event.
The school’s principal Dr. Bindu Saini presented the Annual Report wherein she highlighted the achievements and accolades won by students as well as the school itself. Emphasis was laid on the school’s ideology of the holistic development of each and every student, and not just a mere commitment to academics. What followed was living proof of such.
Students of grades I and II presented performances on the theme entitled, Fitness-danza - The Global Way that highlighted the significance of exercise and sports, the need fitness and the imperativeness of a balanced diet. The performances were a blend of contemporary moves with a touch of culture and tradition. Further details can be found in the article Fitness + Dancing = The Annual Day Celebration by Grades I and II.
Grades III and IV celebrated the event through the theme, The Elements of Nature delivering the message of the dire need to conserve our living planet. The skits on Healthy Food vs. Junk Food and Preserving our Five Elements were the highlights of the events.
Atharva Bhise, Aditya Thombare, Amey Ajgar and Dhawala Patil compeered the events for grades I and II whilst Vidisha Thakur, Harshit Khandelwal, Kavish Doshi, Devyani Kawale, Swara Sangle and Avanish Mahadk compeered the latter grades’ performances. Ms. Swaleha Mujawar, CCA in-charge compeered the official programme for all the sessions.
Dr. Bindu Saini, the school principal; Ms. Padmavati Banda, the primary and secondary section coordinator; Ms. Shubhangi Kulkarni, the pre-primary coordinator; Ms. Archana Prabhune, sub-coordinator, teachers, staff, students, parents and all present immensely appreciated, praised and applauded to the performances and programme.
With the vote of thanks delivered by Ms. Josephine Jadhav and Ms. Gladys Stanley for both events respectively, the two-day gala festivities came to an earnest close with all singing the national song, Vande Mataram.
Budding Naturophiles: An Outing to Ganesh Taalab
S. B. Patil Public School organized an educational trip to The Enchanted Garden and Yes-Yes Nursery at Ganesh Taalab, Nigdi Pradhikaran for the students of grades I and II. The purpose of the two-hour visit on January 31st, 2020 was that the children, at this very young age appreciate nature, learn about the variety of flowers and fauna, while also exposing their eager prehensile minds to a real-time and real-life experience
Observing Martyr’s Day
Pimpri Chinchwad Education Trust’s S.B. Patil Public School observed Martyr’s Day, the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi at its campus on Monday, January 30th, 2020.
The day was marked by special assembly held in honour of the occasion. It was attended by the principal, Dr. Mrs. Bindu Saini; the coordinator, Ms. Padmavati Banda, the faculty and students. The assembly commenced by offering homage to the great leader by Dr. Saini and Ms. Banda offering tribute and respect to the Father of the Nation.
The school’s choir presented the audience with a one of the Mahatama’s most beloved songs, Hey Ram. Rujuta Gokhale of grade VII and Tejas Rane of grade V spoke on the imperativeness and significance of the occasion. Students of grade VI presented a patriotic song that illustrated the fervour of pride and respect for the great work done by the Mahatma and other martyrs whose life’s mission was service to the Motherland.
Later in the day, a one-minute silent prayer was observed all over the campus to pay homage and reverence to the Mahatama.
Exploring Beyond Horizons: Celebrating Exploration Day
Following the Republic Day celebrations, the school organized its annually conducted Exploration Day at its campus. It is here that students from grades V to IX, who had been preparing for the event for nearly a month exhibited projects based on different themes. Whilst grades V to VII prepared projects on the theme of The World on Wheels, grade VIII built projects and models on Agricultural Practices, and grade IX on Indigenous Art.
The dignitaries present for the function were the Chief Guest Mr. Renya Kikuchi, Chairman (SCCIP, Japan); Ms. Padmatai Bhosale, Vice-Chairperson, PCET; Dr. Mr. Girish Desai, Executive Director, PCET; Mr. V.S. Kalbhor, Secretary, PCET; and Trustee, Mr. Bhaijan Kazi. The event was formally inaugurated by Mr. Kikuchi and Ms. Bhosale in the presence of the other delegates and school faculty members.
Classrooms were a display of novelty that arose from in-depth research, exhaustive study, and creativity in the form of charts, standing and working models and narrative presentations. Also adding flavor to the liveliness were songs and dances related to their projects presented by the students.
The Koli dance by grade V highlighted the waterways and their influence on coastal Maharashtra. German and French folk dances by the grade VII-B students demonstrated the impact of transport connectivity on everyday life in the countries. Farmer folk dances by grade VIII illustrated agrarian life.
The prominent performance among from among all the dances was the Powada by VII-B, the folk form of Marathi Culture that shed light upon the subject of ‘Refuse, Reuse and Recycle: The need to Conserve Resources and Save the Environment’ which was danced to the tune of a song that was composed by the Eco-Club in-charge, Ms. Varsha Deshmukh.
The human robot that was fashioned out electronic waste material was stationed in the recently inaugurated Innovation Lab, and proved to be the show-stopper of the entire fanfare. It further has been requested that the model be presented at the Science Park Exhibition being held on February 19th and 20th, 2020 at Auto Cluster Campus, Chinchwad.
Had it not been for the guidance and monitoring of the program by the principal Dr. Bindu Saini;, the coordinator, Ms. Padmavati Banda, and sub-coordinator Ms. Vandana Sangle; the constant supervision of the teaching staff and faculty, and the hard work and enthusiasm of every participating student, the successful execution of the S. B. Patil Public School’s Exploration Day would not have been possible.
Exploration of a Republic:Celebrating Republic and Exploration Day
On the cold morning of January 26th, the nation in unison celebrated the 71st Republic Day, and S.B. Patil Public School too made no short an effort to commemorate the occasion. After weeks of practice by the students and hours of strenuous efforts by the staff, the school proudly commenced the opening of the ceremony by escorting the guest-in-chief, the Japanese delegate, Mr. Renya Kikuchi, Chairman, Learning Systems to the parade grounds.
Also present for the ceremony were Ms. Padmatai Bhosale, Vice-Chairperson, PCET; Dr. Mr. Girish Desai, Executive Director, PCET; Mr. V.S. Kalbhor, Secretary, PCET; and Trustee, Mr. Bhaijan Kazi.
With the tiranga hoisted by Mr. Renya and Ms., Bhosale, and the national anthem sung, the students of the school exhibited a variety of talent which included a march-past by all the four houses in honour of the occasion, a patriotic song (that won the first prize in a recent singing competition) presented by the choir, after which karate students trained under the guidance of the our instructors flaunted their skills and moves.
Much praise was garnered by the gymnastic participants, who of course have not only won accolades but also the applause of the students and chief guests at the event.
Speeches with the occasion as subject were given by student, staff, and chief guests. Mr. Renya’s speech was also one that was most appreciated and welcomed. He laid emphasis on how bilateral co-relations between India and Japan have developed over the years, and the imperativeness socio-economic and technological development and interdependence of our two nations ensure continued and ever-increasing growth Whilst highlighting the significance of celebrating our nation as a Sovereign Republic, he welcomed the students of our school to visit Japan, and for the Japanese to visit India via Student Exchange Programmes.
Nrupshambhu Sarnobat, student of grade IX presented a speech in English; while language instructor Ms. Snehal Kokare gave her speech on the occasion in Marathi.
S. B. Patil Public School’s principal, Dr. Mrs. Bindu Saini presented a sentimental poem stressing on the need for individual freedom to face challenges, overcome obstacles and to enhance the overall beauty of life. Poetically, Dr. Saini poetically and lyrically personified India as a young girl craving to be free, alive and with the liberty to explore horizons beyond water-tight restrictions.
With a closing speech delivered by the principal, the guest and staff proceeded to the school building wherein the students had exhibited their projects on the event of Exploration Day.
SBPPS Inaugurates the First of its Kind Innovation Lab
In an endeavour to ignite the zest for innovation and inquisitiveness among students, Pimpri Chinchwad Education Trust (PCET)’s S.B. Patil Public School witnessed the inauguration of an state-of-art, full-fledged DIY Centre cum Innovation Lab the school premises on Monday, December 9th, 2019.
Prominent dignitaries who graced the commemoration with their presence were: Mr. Pravin Rajpal, founder of InnovatioNext; Mr. Kikuchi Renya, Chairman (SCCIP, Japan); Mr. David Prakash, Director and CEO (LS Creative Learning, Bangalore); Dr. Sanjay Lakde (PCCOE, Pune); Mr. Dnyaneshwar Landge, Chairman (PCET); Mrs. Padma Bhonsle, Vice Chairperson (PCET) and Manager (SBPPS); Mr. Shantaram Garadem Treasurer (PCET); Mr. Ajinkya Kalbhor s/o Mr. V.S. Kalbhor, Secretary (PCET); Mr. Bhaijan Kazi, Trustee (PCET); Dr. Girish Desai, Executive Director (PCET); and the principals and faculty of all the institutions under PCET.
The school principal, Dr. Mrs. Bindu Saini elaborated upon the nature of the lab, and stressed on the need for such innovations in schools. This highly equipped lab, the first of its kind in any CBSE school across India, would provide students ample opportunities of hands-on activities, coupled with the creative and technical abilities that are already being nourished in the leading-edge robotics labs that the school already possesses.
S.B. Patil Public School has been operating the Student Exchange Programme (SEP), wherein our students have had the opportunity to visit Japan for *DURATION* and under the tutelage of experts, learn the myriad aspects that make the country progressive and ahead of its time.
Dr.Sanjay Lakde threw light upon the lab’s detailed functioning, its procedures and prototypes.Mr.Pravin Rajpal steered students in order to understand that the difference between innovation and conventional curriculum is immense, impressing that what Generation X and Y could not discover, would be will be discerned and revolutionized Generation Z.
Mr. Kikuchi Renya highlighted the history of Japanese innovation that began in 1958 and, since then, tiding into the new millennium, has expanded multifold. He called upon students to employ innovation for world peace.
We sincerely extend our gratitude to our faculty who worked exhaustively, on and off-stage, to make this event a success.
International Yoga Day celebrated at S.B.Patil Public School, Pune
In accordance with the Circular from the CBSE dated May 1, 2019 (Circular No. Acad- 26/2019- regarding Celebration of International Day of Yoga ; Pimpri Chinchwad Education Trust’s S.B.Patil Public School, Ravet, Pune, Maharashtra joined the world wide campaign, propagated by the Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India and observed 5th International Yoga Day today, the 21st of June 2019 at its Campus.
Principal Dr. Bindu Saini, School co-ordinator, the entire staff & students were present for the event. Our School invited delegates from Heartfulness Institute, Pune; Mr. Santosh Susveerkar and Mrs. Pooja Susveerkar, Ms. Vaishnavi Pitre and Ms. Pranoti Khandkar as expert guides for the event. as expert guides for the event. They were accompanied by our School’s yoga Instructors Mr. Chandrakant Thombre & Mr. Ramesh Nandal as well as physical training instructors Mr. Dhanaji Patil, Mr. Sandeep Ghadge, and Mr. Shrikant Deshpande. They conducted a very relaxing & interesting series of exercises, asanas and mudras under the globally acknowledged ancient Indian art of exercise such as - meditation, Vrukshasan, Tadaasan, Padahastasan, Dandasan, Vajrasan, Trikonasan, & Meditation. The Day’s activity truly highlighted the significance of inculcating the habit of regular exercise to keep oneself fit, healthy & energetic. It also fulfilled the motto “LIVE LIFE TO ITS FULL POTENTIAL” as well as the meaning of YOGA i.e. To Unite / to join.
The event saw grand success & an overwhelming response from teachers & students. The day’s arrangements were guided by Principal Dr. Bindu Saini. School co-ordinator Mrs. Padmavati Banda, all our Yoga instructors, P.T. teachers & CCA in -charge Mrs. Anita Suryavanshi organised the session and co-ordinated the activities for the best outcome.
SESSION FOR STUDENTS ON FUNDAMENTALS OF I.I.T.
Our School had conducted a session on fundamentals of I.I.T. for its Students of Std VIIIth – Xth on Saturday, 12th of April 2019.Our Honourable Principal Ma’am, Dr. Mrs. Madhubala Gairola, School Co-ordinator Mrs. Padmavati Banda, teachers, parents & students were present for the session.
The expert trainer for the session was Prof. Mr. Ashish Dubey, from EX-ED (Excellent Education Foundation) who vividly explained with help of P.P.T. Presentations & by means of his own experiences that there is a very vast store house of opportunities available to the present generations – especially in I.I.T. sector. Students need to understand that they must not follow the herd – mentality of running behind stipulated conventional options. They must take advice from near & dear ones; but ultimately decide what they think they can come up best at.
Our students & parents were very enthused to learn about the fact that it is only pre – conceived goals, planned efforts & perseverance that are the driving forces of all success in career – oriented future. Parents also appreciated the School’s initiative in organizing such seminars & inviting expert facilitators to guide our students in the most resourceful & relevant manner. They also expressed satisfaction that by means of such initiatives; students are able to weigh their own pros & cons – with help of their parents & set a proper goal for the future.
Principal Mrs. Gairola guided the organization of the session. Co-ordinator Mrs. Padmavati Banda arranged the proceedings of the session. Miss Swaleha Mujawar introduced the session & also proposed the Vote of Thanks
Learning Outcome: Students got an insight to what the future holds for them. They learnt the key elements that hard work, dedication, determination, fighting spirit, endurance & positive approach are crucial to attain the peak glory in any field of activity.
LEADERS OF TOMORROW TAKE CHARGE TODAY
In an auspicious ceremony held at its campus; Our S.B. Patil Public School witnessed its Annual Investiture Ceremony today, the 11th of June 2019.
The ceremony was attended by Our Hon’ble Principal Dr. Bindu Saini Ma’am, School co-ordinator Mrs. Padmavati Banda, teachers & students of Std VIII –IX.
C.C.A. in Charge Miss Swaleha Mujawar introduced the function & elaborated upon the meaning & scope of Investiture Ceremony. It was followed by the awarding of sashes, badges & flags to the Student leaders at the auspicious hands of Dr. Bindu Saini Ma’am, co-ordinator Mrs. Padmavati Banda, sub co-ordinator Mrs. Nirupama Kale; Mrs. Richa Sharma & the House – in –charges of the various Houses - Mrs. Leena Varghese, Mrs. Rachana Sisodiya, Mrs. Pravina More & Mrs. Darshana Kamat; along with former Head Boy, Head Girl, School Prefect & the team of House Captains & Vice Captains.
Then followed the Oath Taking proceeding in which Principal Mrs. Dr. Bindu Saini Ma’am, conducted the swearing in of the newly appointed student leaders to their designations.
In her address to the students, Principal Dr. Bindu Saini Ma’am made the student leaders understand that a true leader is the one who creates more leaders. It is not just that a leader leads & others follow; but the doctrine of leadership lies in collectively functioning with fellow mates, taking into consideration their opinions in decision making process & moving forward as a group than as an individual alone. It is immense passion, dedication, tendency to listen to multiple voices at one time and reserving self judgement in the light of the betterment of the majority – are the prime ingredients that sculpture out a perfect leader.
The event was guided by our Hon’ble Principal Mrs. Dr. Bindu Saini Ma’am. School co-ordinator Mrs. Padmavati Banda, Sub co-ordinator Mrs. Nirupama Kale, C.C.A. in Charge Miss Swaleha Mujawar, Sports in Charge Mr Dhanaji Patil organised the proceedings of the event. Miss Swaleha Mujawar compeered the session and also proposed the Vote of Thanks.
Our student leaders for the academic year 2019 – 2020 are as follows:-
- Head Boy: Mast. Anish Sethi
- Head Girl: Miss. Akshaya Tanpure
- School Prefect: Mast. Austin Loyd
- C.C.A. Leader: Miss Kritika Gupta
- Sports Leader: Mast. Tejas Sangle
- Blue House Captain: Miss Pranjal Patil
- Blue House Vice Captain: Mast. Kunj Patil
- Green House Captain: Miss Nishtha Gawade
- Green House Vice Captain: Mast. Aditya Ghodke
- Red House Captain: Miss Prachi Desai
- Red House Vice Captain: Mast.Soham Deshpande
- Yellow House Captain: Mast. Vandan Sharma
- Yellow House Vice Captain: Mast Kaustubh Kulkarni
SESSION ON FIRE SAFETY CONDUCTED AT OUR SCHOOL
Our S.B.Patil Public School conducted a Fire Safety Training Session at its Campus on Saturday, 4th May 2019. Our Principal Dr. Mrs. Madhubala Gairola, School Co- ordinator Mrs. Padmavati Banda, Co- Ordinator of Pre Primary and our School’s NABET Co- ordinator Mrs. Shubhangi Kulkarni, NABET Co – coordinator Mrs. Sakina Bootwala and the entire staff of the School were present.
The expert trainers at the session from Safe Kids Foundation, Wagholi, Pune were Mr. Milind Gudde, Mr. Yogesh Gaikwad, Mr. Abhijeet Kamble and their team members; who oriented us about the possibilities, situations and reasons whereby even the so- called safest environs could turn into mishap points. The main concept of the session was ‘Awareness about Fire Safety in Schools and surroundings”.
Mr. Milind Gudde in a very play way manner – oriented our Primary and Secondary Staff members about:
- The reasons of fire outbreak
- Conducive factors that spread outbreak of fire.
- Sensitive venues where fire outbreaks are common.
- Illustrations of massive fire accidents in various schools and other public places in India since 1997 till date.
- Economic, social and emotional repercussions and losses after the mishaps.
- Safety precautions that need to be taken to prevent fire outbreaks.
Some ice breaking activities, games, action songs added to the interest of our teachers as they showed enthused participation; courtesy the vibrant flow of explanation and illustrations by the expert trainers. As part of practical training, our teachers were guided about extinguishing fire by means of wet blankets and using portable fire extinguisher kits. Our faculty members actively practiced these measures under the guidance of our trainers. Thereupon we were oriented with the use of Fire Hydrant System that our School has installed in the building and at the corridors.
The highlight of the session was that the visitors were highly impressed by the Standard Fire Safety Measures that our S.B.Patil Public School is equipped with – to combat any emergency; along with the knowledge that our faculties have about using the Fire Safety instruments and the in depth concern our Management, School Administration and Staff have about our Nucleus element – Our Students.
The session was organized under the guidance of our Principal Dr. Mrs. Madhubala Gairola. Yoga Instructor Mr. Ramesh Nandal and School Co-ordinator Mrs. Padmavati Banda organized the proceedings. Principal Dr. Mrs. Madhubala Gairola and Mr. Ramesh Sir were presented with special tokens of appreciation by the visitors. C.C.A in charge Miss Swaleha Mujawar introduced the visitors and proposed the Vote of Thanks.