“Love the Earth
as you would love yourself.”
the above motto in mind, St. Xavier’s High School, Sector-81, celebrated Earth
Day with great zeal and enthusiasm on 22nd April, 2019.
in the world around us is built upon the Earth, grows on the Earth or depends
on the environment of the Earth in some way or the other. As we know this is
the only planet where survival is possible so it becomes our duty to save our
Mother Earth. This was the message conveyed by the Xavierians through their
thought provoking skit sensitized the children about the conservation of
natural resources and motivated them to do their bit towards making their
planet more beautiful. The skit was followed by a soulful dance performance
dedicated to our Blue Planet. The students expressed their notions about Mother Earth and how to save it, in
their chance for elocution. A strong
emphasis was laid on ‘no usage of
plastic bags’ and ‘switching off the
lights’, when not in use. The assembly ended with the students taking
pledge to follow environment friendly ways and celebrate each day as Earth Day.
Pre Primary tiny tots were not behind in infusing the audience with the need to
save our environment.
confident speeches by the young Xavierians left the viewers awe struck. The
students mesmerized everyone with their mellifluous song followed by an
energetic and vivacious dance performance.
aura of the school echoed with the devotion of the students towards their
Mother Earth by an array of activities like slogan writing, poem recitation,
watering plants, feeding water to birds and making of Earth Day crafts.
Feeding Birds & Bird Foods
and watching birds was stimulated in
Xavierians of grade -I. Monitoring birds
at feeders was enjoyed by our young students with fervour. They loved to observe
birds keenly with great interest, named them with their endearing imagination
and built a special bond while caring for them.
and memorizing it, are the fun activities
that engage kids in healthy learning. Grade II and III learners recited and learnt poems on Earth Day. Poems not only sensitized but also inspired our pupils
to consider the health of the planet with deep concern. The poems with their
intense impact touched the student's heart and brought a positive change in the
way they treat the world around them.
Slogans are globally used to help celebrate in an effective and a memorable
way. Students of grades IV and V celebrated Earth Week by making attractive
posters in order to spread awareness regarding environmental protection. Using
such slogans they were encouraged to take care of the planet and maintain
nature’s balance by bringing behavioural changes.
School Composting - Let’s
wastes such as food scraps, food soiled paper products, leaves and grass
clippings comprise over 60% of our waste stream and are completely recyclable.
That’s where composting steps in and was practiced by grade VII. They
themselves composed biodegradable things in different pits is a natural way to
turn organic material into a soil amendment. They pledged to compost the
biodegradable material every time they come across in order to save Earth.
events of the week rekindled emotive concerns and instigated the youngsters to
save, love and respect Mother Nature with all their heart and soul. The
students were sensitized to become crusaders for environment conservation.
join hands on this Earth Week to make our Planet a more sustainable and livable