INTACH is abbreviated as Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage. This is a club working nation-wide with the aim to save our culture. With the same thought, Pallavi Model School – Alwal has started the club for the students at the school level. Though this club does not contribute to any nation wise participation, we take a chance of taking part in spreading awareness among students about the value of our culture and our glorious past. Heritage club which is designed by the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH), the programs are dedicated to conserve and preserve India’s natural, ways of living, cultural, tangible and intangible heritages. Through many innovative interactive programs, this club promotes the sense of national pride and also the ownership in the younger generation. We discuss India’s history, the monuments and important cities of history. We make the club interesting among the students by conducting many activities. The students at Pallavi Model School – Alwal are asked to get information on a monument or historical place and then they are asked to share it with others and discuss it. The activities like describing the feelings of a corroded monument is also a part of our club. There are group activities too were groups are divided and each group is given a region and that group should talk about the history of that place and monuments present in that place. The club consists of over 100 students from classes 6-10.
“Knowledge is power” goes the old German adage. Getting correct information, knowing correct answers for every question and having a good knowledge of the world we live in are some of the aims of the club. Knowledge club will always help the students to find the answers for most of the questions and make them understand the world in a better way.
The literary club aims to refine the literacy skills of the students by developing their logic and curiosity. To help them know more and to instill in them the confidence to speak well. This club helps them to deepen their power to think and broaden their vocabulary at the same time and exposes them to a set of audience necessary for the growth of confidence in them. The literary club aims to develop analytic thinking, creative thinking, and effective communication in students. The club enables the children to overcome their stage-fear and develops confidence among themselves. Students are free to express their views in a group promoting the value of group discussion. The literary club at Pallavi Model School – Alwal believes in bringing out the best of speaking skills in every individual student. The literary club believes in encouraging the students by making involvements in activities like debate, word building, group discussion, etc. The fear of speaking, lack of confidence and the pronunciation of language in each individual is worked out and made its members strong in believing themselves as good communicators for today’s world. As language is a never-ending process, we believe in updating and encouraging. To date, every Pallavian cherishes that wonderful day which was filled with joy, fun and loads of memories.
Interact Club aims at developing a successful relationship with all people in the society at large. We understand and care about other people’s needs. The students of the club learn various life skills like Empathy, Interpersonal, effective communications. No man is an island.
PEAS Stands for ‘Environmental Awareness in School’. Our motto is to follow the 3 R’s- Reduce, Reduce and Recycle. All the PEAS Club members have contributed to a great extent in protecting the environment in their simple ways. The Peas club started with the aim of improving scientific thinking and promoting environmental awareness among students. In the academic year 2013-2014, we concentrated mainly on the experiments, scientific facts and thesaurus and also Environmental awareness. The club was actively involved in protecting the environment. As a part of community awareness, our students visited various private organizations and informed them about the ill effects of POP during Ganesh Chaturthi. We have taken a few steps this year, which areas to follows: Discussed the various environmental issues and conducted many activities in the club Awareness was brought among the students about the theme given by the UNEP that is “RAISE YOUR VOICE, NOT THE SEA LEVEL” by conducting seminars and showing PowerPoint presentations. We have also conducted Poster making activities on the same topic which gave chances to many students to share their ideas. Seminars were conducted during the club assemblies related to various topics like endangered species, Global warming, etc. PowerPoint presentations related to Rain Water Harvesting and water conservation were shown to emphasize the importance of water in our daily life. On Ganesh Chaturthi, we spread awareness of the usage of clay Ganeshas’ and made posters. Eco-friendly awareness was also brought among the students during the Diwali festival. Just like little drops of water make a mighty ocean little things to make a difference. We hope that our contributions will help in making the world a better place to live in.