Light a Smile
23rd January- Light a Smile- 25 children from the second school participated in this programme organised by the Rotary Club and Diocese of Calcutta. Venue was St.Paul’s Cathedral. Children participated in the various programmes, games and enjoyed thoroughly.
D.E.M. Fete – a mission to help underprivileged children.
The Centenary Remembrance Day celebration at St. John’s Church. Union Chapel Choir presents “Peace perfect peace”- a message to remember and honour the many unsung heroes.
Inner Wheel Club and Union Chapel Interacters join together to distribute puja outfits to our Union Chapel second school children to share the festive spirit
Union Chapel School gives importance to the total development of students as individuals and as members of the society. Emphasis is given to the nurture of the children in the Junior Section in terms of acquiring good etiquette, hygienic habits normal and ethical qualities and wholesome relationships. The Value Education” classes further help in the character formation and personality development of the children. Thus a very loving caring and edifying friendly atmosphere is created for the well being of children.
Students in the Senior Section are provided with counseling facilities. In a world where students are subject to innumerable pressures in terms of academic competition, impact of media with its emphasis on glamour, wealth and fame, the counseling programmes of Union Chapel School serve as a comforting correcting and edifying influence.
CONCERN FOR PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED
Our school follows the principle of ‘Love All’ irrespective of all the differences. In keeping with this, our school has been reaching out to physically challenged children. These lovely children attend regular classes along with other children in school. Apart from studies, they participate in all the school programmes. Among them, we have Arkojit Mukherjee who is presently studying in Class V. He uses Braille to read and write. He is a good musician and plays the synthesizer very well. He is much loved by his fellow class mates who read stories to him as well as help him by being his amanuensis.
Birla High Junior School and Union Chapel shared books for the Social Service Outreach Programme
Students of class X attended the eco-project at Eden Garden to celebrate World Park Day, releasing white doves and butterflies- an essence of freedom
Eye Check Up
Free eye check up organised by the school
An Eye Camp organised in the school premises by Eye Care was conducted by Vision Research Centre, Kolkata with Dr. Sumit Chowdhury, renowned ophthalmologist. It was conducted to sensitize children on current problems of eye strain and dry eye problems caused by watching television for long hours as well as excessive use of cell phones and computers.
Distribution of new clothes to the underprivileged children
Inner Wheel and Interact club members of Union Chapel School provided new clothes to the street children living on the pavements opposite our school for the festive season.
o create awareness on Environment, children geared up to clean the school campus. The dried branches of the trees, leaves and other such things were cleared away and all got ready to welcome Spring.
UNION CHAPEL INTERACTORS
Union Chapel School received the “INTERACT CHARTER” from the RENAISSANCE ROTARIANS. We have the honour of being the first school to be installed by the RENAISSANCE…..and ever since then our young Interactors are persevering to ahead with this vision.
INTERACT CLUB OF UNION CHAPEL SCHOOL
Sponsored by Rotary Club of CALCUTTA RENAISSANCE
ROTARY INTERNATIONAL – DIST – 3291
REPORT OF THE ACTIVITIES FOR THE YEAR 2016 -2017
22nd June 2016 : Celebration of ‘Vanmahotsav’
30th July 2016: ‘Greening Young Minds to fight Climate Change’
2nd August 2016: ‘Conserve My Planet’
25th September 2016: ‘A Walk for Mother Teresa’
Our students and teachers participated in a walk organised in the memory of Mother Teresa to uphold her work done for the betterment of the underprivileged. The walk was conducted from Entally Convent to St. James’ School.
3rd October 2016:‘Creating Awareness on Environmental issues through drawing’
Students participated in the drawing competition to create awareness on Environmental issues. It was organised by the Fortis group.
23rd October 2016:‘Pre-diwali Celebration’
Our Interact Members attended the pre-Diwali meet organised by Rotary Club of Calcutta Renaissance in the lush grounds of Loreto School, Entally. The less fortunate children got a chance to enjoy horse rides, jumping on air balloons, face paint, tattooing, enjoying ‘phuckas’ and other food items. The event that they enjoyed the most was dancing to the beats of the popular bollywood songs played by DJs. There was also a provision of free dental check-up for these children. Our Interact members helped the organizers in manning the stalls and distributing food packets and fruit juices to the children.
28th January 2017: ‘Kids for Tiger’
Students participated in the awareness programme to save the tigers thereby save the ecological balance of the living planet. This programme was organised at La Martinere school for girls’. Our children performed a dance portraying their concern for saving and protecting the wild life from destruction
4th August 2016:‘Celebrating 86th Birthday
Mrs. Mavis Welleskey, a retired teacher was overjoyed when our Interact members visited Lawrence De Souza Home with a birthday cake, candles and gifts to celebrate her 86th birthday. The other elderly residents also joined in the celebration by lending their sweet and melodious voices as the children sang the birthday song and some hymns. They enjoyed the most when the children sang some songs of their times. Food packets were distributed to the residents and their care givers. The elderly residents of this old age home and of Mulvany Home are regularly invited to attend our school programmes.
18th August 2016: ‘A Visit to the Mulvany Home’
Our Interact members visited the Mulvany Home to spend time with the elderly residents who shared precious memories of their school days and their life in Kolkata of the days gone by. As a token of our love and gratitude towards the elderly residents, each month our Interact Club provide milk powder and other food items to this old age home, so that they can enjoy their cup of tea.
UNION CHAPEL INTERACTORS
Union Chapel School received the “INTERACT CHARTER” from the RENAISSANCE ROTARIANS on July 2015.
We have the honour of being the first school to be installed by the RENAISSANCE…..and ever since then our young Interactors are persevering to take this vision forward and make an effective difference in all the lives they touch…
Peace march organized by Rotary which was a walk for a cause.
To create awareness on Empowerment of women, a walk was organised by the Rotaract Club of Sonar Kolkata, our Interact members along with the teachers walked the stretch in Ultadanga carrying posters related to the issue.