Monthly Archives: July 2015

Parents Teachers Meeting on 17th July for the Pre-School Children’s Parents

Parent Teacher Meeting was conducted on 17th July for the pre school children’s parents. The meeting started with a prayer song by the school choir. After welcoming the parents, Sister Reena, the Primary Headmistress gave a talk on the psychological growth and development of children of pre school age, and the ill effects of it if not monitored in the right direction.

Sister stressed on the crucial periods of various areas of learning the stimulation required for growth for each of those.

  • For order – 2 to 4 years
  • Emotional growth – 0 to 2 years
  • Language – 0 to 6 years
  • Maths/logic – 1 to 4 years
  • Music – 3 to 10 years

These are scientific findings. Some of the other points stressed are :

  • the need to have a happy atmosphere at home.
  • need to have a good relationship between the parents, between the
    parents and the child and to be role models for their children.
  • need to have guidance, direction and discipline from early years on.
  • the need to plan developmental activities for Children’s emotional and physical growth and development.
  • need to respect the child, his/her views and see that the child is
    taught to respect the elders and others.
  • need to instill faith in God and love love of Go, also to have respect
    for other religions.
  • the need to have self-confidence in dealing with issues from a young
    age.

Finally it is essential that Children of this age have the three ‘A’s of happiness

  • Acceptance
  • Appreciation and
  • Accomplishment for proper life of happiness and well being.

Sister also dealt with how to guide their Children with teaching of letters and numbers Concepts.

Teachers Mrs.Florence, Mrs. Meena and Mrs. Shubha also gave suggestions and helpful hints to the parents. At the end of the meeting parents were allowed to meet their child’s class teachers.

St.Julie’s Feast Celebrated

‘How Good is the good God’ is proclaimed by St.Julie Billiart, foundress of Notre Dame Institutions throughout the world. Her birthday was on 12th July, Sunday. Notre Dame staff and students celebrated it with great love and fervour on Monday 13th of July 2015.

The program started with the inspirational life history of St.Julie Billiart who believed in the simplicity of vision and joy in communication with all people, the goodness of God specially to those who are deprived or in any need.

A devotional prayer dance was staged, girls dressed in pure white and golden hue, adorned with sunflowers, swayed in unison as if depicting to the words – “Like a sunflower , that follows every movement of the sun, So I Turn towards you to follow you, my God. In simplicity… charity… honesty….. fidelity… I follow”

Special prayers were offered by the student council for the Notre Dame family members and for the people all over the world.

The campus echoed with laughter and cheer as prizes were announced for elocution, dance and the most coveted Sweta Memorial award. This award was rightfully bagged by Abhilasha of Std. IX B.

All the students looked happy with “munch” to munch.