Montessori day celebration
Every year Dr. Maria Montessori’s birthday (31 August) is celebrated in
BPS (Jr. Sec.) as Montessori Day or founders Day. This year
also it was celebrated with great joy. It was the 67th
founders day & 142nd birth anniversary of Dr.
Maria Montessori. Mr. Raj Singh the chief scientist of
Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute, was the
Chief Guest. He is an old boy of BPS.
Director BET, Col V.N. Ratnakar, Principal BPS, Captain Alokesh Sen,
Mrs. Sen, Principal, Birla Balika Vidyapeeth, Dr. M. Kasturi,
Principal Birla School Pilani, Headmistress Birla Shishu
Vihar, Mrs. Dimri, were the other dignitaries who graced
The function began at 7.15 am
with the outdoor programme which included YOGA DISPLAY,
TAEKWONDO DISPLAY, HOCKEY ON SKATES and WATER POLO. Children
displayed various asanas in yoga. Different tricks and
punches were displayed in Taekwondo. There was a match on
Hockey on skates between Bal Griha and Kishore Griha. Bal
Griha won the match. The children of Shishu Griha I
participated in water polo and entertained the guests.
The outdoor programme was followed by the breakfast. After that indoor
programme started with lighting the lamp by the chief guest
and other dignitaries followed by the school prayer. The
cultural programme started with a prayer “Showers of
Blessings” and then a rhyme was recited by class II
students “Rabbits on the hill side”.
In orchestra children played
congo, harmonium,maracus, rock rum, xylophone, matka and
casio. Children were dressed as the vehicles of various
gods. A skit, “ A tree and a boy” was performed to tell the
importance of trees. The dance on the song “ Dhol bajne
laga” performed by the students was praised by everyone.
After that prize distribution took place in which the
winners of different events were awarded with a certificates
and prizes. Different houses were given trophies for
The Chief Guest addressed the
gathering and brooded over his old days in the school. He
praised the students for their wonderful performance. Then
the headmistress (Junior Section) Mrs Usha Sharma proposed
the vote of thanks which was followed by the National anthem
and inauguration of the Art exhibition to have a glance at
the student’s creative work. It was a great display which
entertained the people of all ages.
A band display was there
during the tea time.