The student cultural program is an innovative initiative by the CBSE to promote healthy and amicable environment amongst students of two schools. It not only unites two school groups but also promotes friendship in an effective way to build bridges among students from different backgrounds.

Under this program Notre Dame School Badarpur and GBSSS No 1 Badarpur, had their cultural exchange on 22October and 24 October 2019. On the 22nd , 30 boys from Notre Dame School visited GBSSS No1 Badarpur, where they were welcomed by the Principal, Staff and students with lot of warmth and affection. The students of both the schools exhibited their talent through skit, dance , mime and a patriotic song. Mr Shailender , Cluster Resource Centre Coordinator encouraged the students by his motivating speech and also taught a song to the students of both the schools. Students of both the schools interacted with each other and shared food amongst themselves.

In the second spell the gracious Notre Dame family received neighbouring school guests with lot of warmth and affection on the 24th of October 2019 by our school Principal Sr Mary Alice , staff members and other students with the school band which made it more special for them. As a tradition of Notre Dame School, the program started with a solemn prayer song and a welcome speech by the Principal. It was followed by patriotic song by the students of Notre Dame School. The guest school presented few cultural programs like action song, skits on social issues as ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padao Yojna’. They beautifully explained how education and employment of women is essential for the progress of our country. Students also discussed how plastic is damaging our environment. Few games were also organized in which children demonstrated exemplary spirit and had great fun. The students let their taste buds experience and relish the Indian delicacies with much taste and fun.

At the conclusion of the program, Mr B N Dubey , Cluster Coordinator blessed the gathering and appreciated the exchange program and was overwhelmed by the hospitality and participation of both the schools. As a token of love and to greet Diwali wishes, the host school presented handmade card and diyas to the guest students and teachers.
The program was a milestone in our personal and professional journey of knowing each other. This report cannot be concluded without mentioning the unstinted support and involvement of : Mr B N Dubey, Mr Shailendar, Dr N P Sharma and Sr Mary Alice.
We wish this relationship between Notre Dame and GBSSS No 1 Badarpur to grow from strength to strength with each passing year.