Eco Club

The club provides a plethora of activities to sensitize the children, the future generations to safeguard the environment and enable us to move towards a greener tomorrow

Display and Sale of T-Shirts and Saplings in Coconut Shells by Eco Club Students

August 24, 2018

On August 24, 2018, a unique display was witnessed where students of Eco Club displayed coconut shells with little saplings sown in them. This idea would not only make the gardeners discard the polythene bags used in the nurseries for growing saplings, but would also help them in following the three R’s viz. Reduce, Reuse and Recycle as these shells can be sown directly being biodegradable. In this series of conserving environment, the students of grade 6 to 8 designed and painted T-shirts with messages on the theme ‘Save Nature, Conserve Nature’. The display was also witnessed by group of 15 students of St. Anthony’s Girls’ College, Kandy, Sri Lanka visiting our school on student exchange programme.

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Making Eco-Friendly Ganesha Idols

August 6, 2018

In order to sensitize students towards the environment as well as to make them understand the harmful effects of chemicals, eco-friendly Lord Ganesha idol making activity was conducted for students of classes III to V. Students made beautiful and colourful idols of Lord Ganesha.

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Making Envelopes From Reused Material

July 16, 2018

Students of class III made different types of envelopes from paper/old greeting and wedding cards after learning the same from parents Ms. Anmol Hirani and Ms. Venus Bhatia. The duo taught students different types of folds and pop up patterns to make envelopes. Students were thereby encouraged to imbibe the 3 R’s – Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.

Making Envelopes From Reused Material

Making Paper Hangings and Toran From Old Newspapers and Wedding Cards

July 18, 2018

To encourage students to reuse newspapers and old wedding cards, parents Ms. Tripti Trivedi and Ms. Ritu Goyal conducted a workshop for class IV students. The students learnt how to make different types of paper hangings and torans from them.

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Making Paper and T-shirt Bags

July 17, 2018

Students of class V made different types of paper and T-shirt bags using newspapers and old T-shirts. The objective of the activity was to encourage them to reuse newspapers and old T-shirts. Ms.Sunita Sharma, a parent conducted a workshop for the students in this regard.

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Eco – Friendly Holi Colours

March 2018

Students of classes VI to IX made eco-friendly and skin friendly colours for Holi celebration. Extracts of spinach leaves, beetroot and turmeric were blended skillfully to make Holi colours which were later distributed amongst the Support Staff of the school.

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Sweet and Sour

February 21, 2018

With the objective of motivating our students to prefer healthy drinks over soft drinks and to make them aware of the harmful effects of soft drinks, Eco Club conducted Lemonade Making Activity for the students of classes III and IV. The students realized that natural drinks taste better.

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Visit To Jimmy McGilligan Centre for Sustainable Development

February 12, 2018

18 students of class 9 of the Eco Club along with Eco Club Incharge Ms. Deepali Ahirrao and Mr. L. L. Gupta of the Mathematics Department accompanied by Ms. Gillian Fraser, Global Citizenship Co-ordinator and Ms. Ellen Siv, Foundation stage teacher of our partner school Stoke Row C. E. Primary School, UK visited Jimmy McGilligan Centre for Sustainable Development, an Indore based non-governmental organization working for sustainable community on February 12, 2018. Both the schools are doing a collaborative project on UN Sustainable Development Goal ‘Zero Hunger’ and the visit was undertaken to make the students aware about solar cooking, solar and wind energy, food processing and organic farming. Students witnessed the working of the solar panels, water harvesting technique, use of briquettes, indigenous plants having healing properties which was explained by Dr. (Mrs.) Janak Palta McGilligan, an Indian social worker and the founding trustee and vice chairperson of Jimmy McGilligan Centre For Sustainable Development.

Visit to Water Recycling Plant

January 24, 2018

The students of classes III, IV and V of Eco Club visited the Water Recycling Plant in Choithram Campus. The students learnt how the used water is cleaned by adding chemicals like chlorine, bleaching powder and thereafter is used to water the plants in Choithram Campus, for laundry purpose but is not fit for drinking.

Visit to Water Recycling Plant

Kite- Flying Activity

January 17, 2018

Kite Flying activity was conducted in the school playground on January 17, 2018 for the students of classes VI to VIII wherein the students wrote eco-friendly messages on the kites. They were flown with a hope that students would also sore high in the sky like kites but deep rooted with their values.

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Organic Farming

December 21, 2017

To encourage organic farming and to make children aware of its importance, the students of class V grew fenugreek in the school campus. The students took care of the plants and later sold them to staff members as a part of School Enterprise Challenge.

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Chocolates@Nutritious Items

November 25, 2017

Students of classes III, IV and V made chocolates using dates, dry fruits and chocolate powder. Everyone enjoyed wrapping up these yummy treats. This activity paved the way to make students understand about nutritious items.

Chocolates@Nutritious Items

Message of Eco-Friendly Diwali

October 13, 2017

Students of Eco Club took measures to ensure that students and staff members celebrate an eco-friendly Diwali. Keeping this in mind, students of classes IV and V presented a skit on the occasion of Diwali depicting how increase in level of smoke is harmful for the environment and creates problems for all living creatures.

Message of Eco-friendly Diwali

Earthen Lamp Decoration Activity

September 2017

Earthen lamp decoration activity was conducted in the month of September 2017 for class VI to VIII students wherein the students decorated old earthen lamps. Thereafter they sold these lamps to students and staff members during the Fundraising Event organized as a part of School Enterprise Challenge.

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Eco – Calendar Making Activity

August 2017

Calendar making activity was conducted in the month of August 2017 for class VI to VIII students wherein the students made Eco – Calendars using discarded old calendars drawing scenic beauties, landscapes, flowers as a reminder to take care of nature. The activity reinforced awareness about four R’s i.e. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Regenerate.

Eco Calendar Making Activity

Go Green

August 30, 2017

In order to promote organic farming and spread awareness amongst children of class IV about hazards of chemical fertilizers, the Eco Club conducted an activity of growing spinach in school’s campus without using any chemical fertilizers August 30, 2017. The students enjoyed the activity and took care of plants very well.

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World Conservation Day – Forging a Greener Path

July 28, 2017

World Nature Conservation Day was celebrated on July 28, 2017 in the Junior School with the objective of increasing awareness amongst students about protecting the natural resources that the Earth is bestowed with. The students sang a melodious song ‘Mother Nature needs us’. A speech on Nature Conservation Day was delivered by Jamila Kalabhaiwala of class V. Well known environmentalist Mr. Bhalu Mondhe through his inspiring talk guided students to protect, conserve, and sustainably manage our natural resources.

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Reuse, Reduce and Recycle

July 10, 2017

Best out of waste activity was organized for students of classes I to V on July 8, 2017 to enable the students to care for the mother earth by putting the waste material to constructive use. The students participated enthusiastically in the event and came up with amazing ideas using a variety of waste material like old CDs, disposable plastic bottles, empty match boxes, old bangles, etc. Each of the goods prepared by the students was a treat to the eyes.

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The Societal Intervention of Choithramians to Conserve Environment

July 2, 2017

200 Choithramians of classes 4 to 10 along with teachers planted saplings at Ralamandal Sanctuary on Sunday, July 2, 2017 with great enthusiasm. To sensitize students on planting trees and conserving the environment, this initiative was taken up by the M.P. government to plant 6.67 crore saplings in a single day in 24 districts of Narmada Basin. The students promised to plant saplings in their vicinity for a greener world.

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Preparation and Display of an Eco Friendly Holi Colours

March 9, 2017

The joyous festival of Holi is meant to celebrate the advent of spring while the colours used in Holi are to reflect various hues of spring season. But unfortunately in modern times Holi does not stand for all things beautiful. Like various other festivals Holi too has become another source of environment degradation. To de-pollute chemical Holi colours and make them skin friendly and eco-friendly, the students of classes VI to IX of the club prepared natural organic Holi colours and displayed the same on March 9, 2017 in the assembly area to generate awareness amongst the student and teacher community about the various harmful effects of chemical colours and encouraged them to celebrate an eco-friendly Holi. The colours were prepared using natural ingredients like turmeric, corn flour, henna, beetroot, orange peels as well as mint and coriander leaves.

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Visit to Yadav Organic Farm

February 18, 2017

56 students of class VI to VIII accompanied by Ms. DeepaliAhiroa and Ms. Sangeeta Thandervisited ‘Yadav Organic Farm’. The students learnt about types of soil manure fertilizer pesticides as well as the process of preparing manure with the help of cow urine, jiggery, kitchen waste, and cow dung. They came across beautiful species of mesmerizing and aromatic flowers and plants. The owner of the farm also apprised them about drip irrigation and vermi-composting along with their benefits.

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Gardening Activity

January 2017

Students of classes IV and V received hands-on training in gardening when they planted the saplings of fenugreek and spinach and consequently watered them in turns.

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Making Herbal First-Aid Kit

December 2016

Students of classes VI to VIII prepared the First Aid Kit that containing Herbal based antidotes for injuries and ailmentsto be administered immediately in emergency. The first aid kit or so called ‘Dadi Ma keNuskey’ was exhibited by the students to make their peers aware about the treasure of our kitchen. The kit had ingredient items that are usually found in the kitchen such as turmeric, ginger, cloves, and herbal based items like tulsi leaves and aloe vera.

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Participation in Tree Plantation Programme at Goyal Green Township

November 10, 2016

Students of classes IX and X of the Eco Club participated in a tree plantation programmeat Goyal Green Township on November 10, 2016as a part of AFS Day Celebration,. Highlighting the importance of tree plantation, Mr. Goyal asked the students to refrain from destroying the forest and keep our city green.

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Making Tree Ganesha

September 4, 2016

To celebrate the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi, students of Eco Club of Senior School made idols of ‘Tree Ganesha’ containing soil, manure, seeds and natural colours.After the immersion, these idols will grow into saplings.

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Students Make Eco-Friendly Colours

March 8, 2016

To aware people for conserving our biodiversity and environment, students of classes VI, VII and VIII of Eco Club used ingredients from the nature’s bounty to make fascinating eco-friendly colour combinations of green, yellow, red, blue etc. They made green colour from the leaves of margosa and henna, red colour from beetroot, yellow from turmeric roots and blue from indigo.

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Visit to Jimmy McGilligan Centre For Sustainable Development, Sanawadiya

January 28, 2016

Eco Club students of classes VII and VIII along with 29 students of Delhi Public School, Srinagar visited Jimmy McGilligan Centre For Sustainable Development, Sanawadiyaalong withEco Club teachers on January 28, 2016. The students understood how cost-effective and stable solar energy is. They became aware of the significance of the solar plant and how beneficial it is to combat energy crisis.

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Street Play on ‘Safeguarding the Environment’

January 22, 2016

‘We have not inherited the world from our forefathers we have borrowed it from our children’. Students of classes IX and X voiced their concern against human interventions causing harm to the mother Earth while performing a street play in village Harniyakhedi on January 22, 2016. They first performed in the Government School for primary children and subsequently in front of the villagers in the village lanes. Their motto was to facilitate the sensitization of the villagers towards various environmental realities. They portrayed the ailing planet and the urgency to understand our responsibility towards the environment focusing that we have the lifelong tenancy on earth with a duty of its repair.

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Vertical Gardening

January 6, 2016

Vertical gardening is an alternative for those who love gardening but do not have sufficient space or open area for plantation. With this aim an activity for vertical gardening was conducted for the students of class V. The gardener explained the students how to prepare soil bed in plastic bottles to grow plants. Students participated in the activity enthusiastically.

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Tyre Gardening

January 5, 2016

In order to encourage students for plantation an activity of gardening was conducted in the school campus for the students of class IV. The gardener explained them that few seasonal plants can be grown in tyres and thus the old tyre can be reused.

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Vertical Gardening

Visit to Nature Nursery

December 18, 2015

Students of Class IV were taken to Nature Nursery at Pipliyapala on December 18, 2015 to observe and learn types of plants and trees as well as experience the beauty of nature.

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Safer the Environment, Healthier the Life

December 2, 2015

To propagate the view ‘Safer the environment, healthier the life’, students of classes VI to X staged a skit in the morning assembly on December 2, 2015. They spread the awareness that even worthless things available in nature could turn out to be useful items.

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Making of Bird Houses

October 28, 2015

A workshop was conducted for students of class V on September 16, 2015 wherein Ms.AmitaLalwani of Junior School taught students how to make Bird Houses using waste plastic bottles. The students made these bird houses on October 28, 2015 and realized their responsibility towards other species.

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Workshop on Gift Box Making

October 27, 2015

A workshop was organized for the students of class IV on how to make gift boxes using plastic bottles. Class teachers explained students to make gift boxes by reusing the waste plastic bottles.

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Making Paper Rangoli

October 26, 2015

Students of class III made beautiful paper rangoli by using old colourful sheets. They folded the sheet and cut it in different patterns to get symmetrical designs. The objective of the activity was to develop the habit of reusing things among children.

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Sowing of Fenugreek Seeds

October 7, 2015

On October 7, 2015 students of class V were taken for sowing seeds of fenugreek in the school campus. They were guided by the school gardener and learnt about organic gardening.

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Making of Bird Feeders

October 6, 2015

A workshop was conducted for students of class IV in which Ms.Beula P. Bhawsar, Eco Club Incharge of the Junior School taught students how to make Bird Feeders using waste plastic bottles. The students in turn made bird feeders on October 6, 2015 in the school and learnt to be eco-friendly.

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Session on Medicinal Plants

September 14, 2015

A workshop was conducted for students of class III in which they were taught how to grow medicinal plants such as Tulsi and Aloe Vera by the school gardener. The uses of these plants in our daily life were also discussed. After the demonstration each section of class III planted Tulsiand Aloe Vera plants in school campus. The objective of this activity was to motivate the students to develop the hobby of gardening and also to impart knowledge about the medicinal uses of plants.

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Nature and Environment if Revered is Rewarding

September 2015

Students of classes VI to VIII involved themselves in creating objects out of waste and discarded material to be used for celebrating the forthcoming Diwali festival. Exquisite and attractive are some of the creations that deserve mention. Students used waste paper and old CDs to design elegant articles like lanterns, welcome festoons and lamps.

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Budding Alchemists and Blooming Advertisers

September 2015

Students of classes IX and X indulged in a fund-raising venture. Paper weights were made from stones that go unnoticed on the ground. With attractive covering, they attracted the attention of viewers. These objects were sold and the proceeds will be used for a philanthropic cause.

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