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School E magazine Primary School December to March- 2019-20

School E magazine Primary School December to March- 2019-20

Lotus Valley International School, Sports Education, Value for Money, Holistic
Gurugram was bestowed with yet another Development, Leadership Management
coveted award to its credit- An award for Quality and Co-Curricular Activities. India`s
being ranked No.2 in India, No.1 in Top 20 CBSE Board, 2019 were based on
Haryana & No.1 in Gurugram, in the Jury Rating, Parent’s Votes (88,910 votes)
category ‘India`s Top 20 CBSE Board’ in a & Education Today Team Analysis
survey conducted by Education Today. (Perception based, Survey & Nomination
Top CBSE Schools were selected out of based)
over 2315 Survey Forms. The schools have The award result would be published in
been categorized under 10 Parameters i.e., our 7th Annual Corporate Education
Academic Reputation, Individual Attention, edition Education Today.
Infrastructure Provision, Innovative
Teaching, Safety & Hygiene,

Lotus Valley

International

School, Gurugram,

was recognized

and awarded as a

Futuristic School of

India under the

thematic category

of

eduINTERNATIONA

LIZATION by

re:think India on

11th December

2019 at Scope

Convention

Centre, New Delhi.

Lotus Valley International School, Education, Techno smart School of the
Gurugram was bestowed with yet another Year, for enriching the standards in
coveted award to its credit. School imparting excellence in education to the
Excellence Award 2020- in the category of gen next learners by Brainfeed.
Best CBSE schools, Sports Education, STEM

If You
Can
Dream It,
You Can
Do It.

“To accomplish great things,
we must not only act, but also,
dream; not only plan, but also
believe”

Learners of Lotus Valley International
School, Gurugram participated in the
ScoolStars National Talent Olympiad 2019
That offers a wide spectrum of talents
areas to choose from. Our learners
showcased their talents to the world
through their videos, write-ups, sketches,
etc and got recognized for the same. A
Proficiency rating of their current level of
talent was given by experts to each
student which includes being a Scoolstar,
Proficient, Competent, and Developing.

The Principal Ms. Anita Malhotra awarded all SCOOLSTARS with shoulder medals and
certificates on 7th February 2020. A SCOOLSTAR rating defines that the learner is acing
their talent and shall be competing at the Zonal and National levels.
PROFICIENT – (22 learners)
COMPETENT - (21 learners)
DEVELOPING – (8 learners)









We are proud to share that Kavya
Mohindroo, a learner of Grade III
Parakeets, has written and published her
first ever book, ‘KAVYA’S BAG OF SHORT
STORIES’! An avid reader, Kavya is
extremely passionate about writing and
dreams of becoming a best-selling author
one day. From writing in her secret diary to
getting her book published, Kavya has
become one of the youngest storytellers
and authors. Her father has been her
source of motivation and has always
encouraged her to put her delightful
thoughts into words on paper. The book
has been appreciated by a lot of young
readers and is readily available on Amazon
and Flipkart and also in the form of an E-
book on Kindle. The book packs seven
imaginative stories, each set in a different
world and backed with beautifully
illustrated images. The simple language
and short sentences makes it more
fascinating for young readers. Recently,
Kavya also made us proud by receiving
‘The Scoolstar of the Year’ award, 2019 for
proficiency in story writing. The book is
definitely an encouragement for all
budding writers!

Ishita Madhok of Grade III-Pelicans, goals by coming out with her own book
launched her first story book ‘Success of short stories. The book is well
is not gifted’. She is an ardent reader illustrated and is a simple read for
who loves to pen down her thoughts on children her age and younger. The
paper. Motivated by her family, Ishita school management is proud of the
started creating stories and sharing accomplishment of our young Author-
them with her friends in her free time. Ishita. The book is available on
This was a driving force for our little Amazon, Flipkart and Notion press
Author, who eventually realized her store.

At Lotus Valley International School,
Gurugram, we strongly believe that the
greatest gift one can give a child is an
imagination that leads to creativity and
the ability to channelize their energies.
We are proud to announce the launch
of the book
#TheBoyWhoGotFamousOvernight,
authored by our learner Atharv Tiwari
of Grade VII-Chenab, at Delhi Comic
Con 2019. ‘I have started knowing
myself better when I started writing’,
Atharv shared in his composed voice
during the launch. He also shared that
his stories are reflection of characters
in his life, and their stories. Our best
wishes to Atharv for all his future

endeavours.

On 26th January 2020, Kriti Malik received a Certificate of Commendation as ‘Shreshta
Vaktaa’ conferred by Gurugram Administration, Government of Haryana.

Lotus Valley International School, Gurugram robot that was designed and built by them.
takes pride to share that Aryav Mathur of Based on their Project, Robot Design and
Grade VI Nile and his team were adjudged the points scored in robot games the team
the North India National Champions in the has got an opportunity to participate in the
First Lego League North India Robotics First Lego League World Festival in April this
Championship held on the 18th and 19th of year in Detroit, Michigan.
January 2020.Aryav’s team High Voltage The school wishes him and the team All the
won the award for the highest points scored Best!
in robot games in the tournament for the

Rudransh, a child Prodigy of Lotus Valley the Air Force Auditorium Western
International School, Gurugram, was Command for Pre Independence Day
felicitated by Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia, the celebration and received the official
Legend Padma Vhibushan Awardee on an command memento from the then Air force
occasion of Sangeet Utsav 2020, where he Commanding in Chief Air Marshal
performed most brilliantly. A learner of Raghunath Nambiar PVSM, AVSM, VM &
Grade VI has made the school proud on Bar, ADV. He also played at the Islamic
various occasions, be it the school events or Centre where he received 'Hindustan
National events. A confident child of 10years, Gaurav Samman.“ Rudransh is an aspiring
with a clear understanding of percussion Table player and an expert with the
expertise, Rudransh has won the hearts of keyboard too. His agile movements of the
his audience through many shows he has hands, clear understanding of rhythm and
done till date. Rudransh's interest in music quick manoeuvring talents make him
developed when his parents walked the extra different from other children of his age.
mile to introduce him to the world of music. May he continue on his journey of success
Exposure to the concerts of legends from the and make his school and parents proud. We
field of music, their blessings and efforts put wish him All the best in the years to come.
in by the parents have played the magic. He
has performed for three consecutive years
showcasing his skills on drums in Kargil
Vijayotsav. In 2017, he received the
'Upcoming Artist Award' from Shri
Shatrughan Sinha, In 2018, from the then Air
Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa, PVSM, AVSM, YSM,
VM, ADV. In 2019, Rudransh performed at



S.No Host School -Event Main Event Name of Grade Position
Name learners

SHANKER ART PREP
FOUNDATION PRIMROSES

ZIVA GUPTA GOLD MEDAL

IVANA GRADE I GOLD MEDAL
AGARWAL FALCONS

ATIKSHA GRADE I
SHARMA HUMMINGBIR GOLD MEDAL
DS

SUVIKRAM GRADE I
SINGH HUMMINGBIR GOLD MEDAL
DS

VIHAAN GRADE II GOLD MEDAL
8TH ALL INDIA SINGHAL KITES

CHILDREN ART HRIDA PREP SILVER

1 CONTEST THEME CHHABRA DAFFODILS AWARD

“MY FAVOURITE NURSERY SILVER
FESTIVAL” ANAAYA JAIN BLUEBELLS MEDAL

VIVAAN NURSERY SILVER
GUPTA GLADIOLI MEDAL

RIDHAAN NURSERY SILVER
SURI LILIES MEDAL

SIBANI JAIN GRADE I SILVER

FLAMINGOES MEDAL

AARNA SAH GRADE II SILVER
DOVES MEDAL
ASHNOOR
BHATIA GRADE II SILVER
KIWIS MEDAL

PAAKHI GRADE II SILVER
MEDAL
BHATNAGAR PARROTS



“So Please, Oh Please, we beg, we The School has been successfully running
pray, Go throw your TV set away, Reading Programme sessions for its Pre-
And in its place you can install, A Primary and Primary learners. The
lovely bookshelf on the wall.” - Programme has survived and thrived due
to the constant and unequivocal support
Roald Dahl (Charlie and the Chocolate of Parents and School Administration. As
Factory) part of this activity, volunteer parents
from Pre-Nursery to Grade 2 attend a
weekly session wherein they participate in
different activities like big book reading,
story enactments, word games, Hindi book
reading among many others. The learners
of Grades 2 and 3 also visit classrooms of
Grade Prep to read books with them
under the ‘Buddy Reading’ activity. Grade
3 learners have been given the unique
opportunity to read specially curated
books by different authors across multiple
genres in the Lexile Reading Programme.
They borrow books under the guidance of
their Class Teachers, read them and also
maintain a log for the same. Apart from all
these, the school also follows the D.E.A.R.
time wherein learners and mentors ‘Drop
Everything And Read’.





"Goodbyes are not forever, Goodbyes are of songs, candid moments of the students
not the end. They simply mean we’ll miss captured in video, ‘Alvida’. The auditorium
you, Until we meet again.” Lotus Valley reverberated with laughter as the juniors
International School, Gurugram marked encapsulated the mannerisms and habits of
26th January, 2020 with not just the some of their seniors through fun-filled
celebration of the 71st Republic Day but mimicry acts. Some Grade XII students won
also by hosting the farewell ceremony, coveted titles like Brightest Star in the
Noor-e-Qafila, to bid adieu to the outgoing Firmament, Gentleman of the Batch, Miss
batch of Grade XII, 2019-20. The day and Mr Versatile, Miss and Mr Funny
commenced with the auspicious Havan bones, Miss Congeniality etc The milieu
ceremony for the learners of Grade XII and became nostalgic as Head Boy, Pranav
their parents. The learners received Goswamy and the Head Girl, Sonali Goel
plaques and stoles from the Principal, Mrs spoke about their fond memories in the
Anita Malhotra during the citation school and thanked all the teachers for
ceremony. Mrs Anita Malhotra urged the their continual support. The event was a
students to strive for excellence in all their fiesta devoted to the years spent together
pursuits and wished them all the very best with friends and teachers and to reminisce
for a great future ahead. Grade XI left no joyous moments.
stone unturned to make the day
memorable for their seniors. They
presented a medley of enthralling song and
dance performances, mellifluous rendition











“Strength doesn’t come from what you can do.
It comes from overcoming the things we once thought we couldn’t.”

Rikki Rogers

International Day of People with Disability gestures like “I Love You” using sign
is celebrated every year on 3rd December language while Grades I-III participated in
to create consciousness, understanding varied activities to celebrate the
and acceptance of people with disability. achievements and contributions of the
At Lotus Valley International School, it is differently-abled people and how their
our constant endeavour to promote such lives are a constant source of inspiration to
awareness amongst the learners. Young all. The day was aimed to build
learners of Grades Prep - III were engaged compassion towards differently-abled
in myriad activities which sensitised them people and build a future where no
about the people who are differently- barriers exist for them.
abled. Learners of grade Prep learned



It was a ‘December to Remember’ of celebrating the festival was
as the Junior Foyer and the Pre visible on the faces of our little
Primary Classrooms radiated the learners when Santa entered their
merriment and festivity of classrooms. Soaked in the festive
Christmas. The day began with spirit, learners hugged and thanked
Learners happily decorating the Santa for the visit and learnt about
Christmas Tree and singing the virtue of sharing.
Christmas Carols. The boundless joy



My religion is only one… my world peace and harmony. The creative
religion is KINDNESS! learners of Grade I were engaged in a poster
making activity, depicting equality amongst

World Religion Day is celebrated worldwide all religions. It was heartwarming to have

on the third Sunday of January each year to the intellectual learners of Grade II zealously

reflect upon different religious beliefs found recite shlokas from different religions. The

across the globe and promote peace bright learners of Grade III also celebrated

amongst all. In order to empower our young the day passionately. They were shown

learners to appreciate that all religions are videos about diverse religions from across

equal and encourage us to spread love and the world, which was followed by group

kindness, the school celebrated this special discussions on the teachings offered by

day on Tuesday, 21st January 2020. Learners different holy books and scriptures. Learners

from Grade Nursery had a great time also wrote the common teachings of various

learning about the teachings offered by the religions followed in India. The above-

holy books of different religions. Grade Prep mentioned activities were conducted with

was shown a presentation to promote the the aim of empowering learners to become

principle of ‘One World, One Religion’. The the future ambassadors capable of

curious learners then shared their spreading this message of unity.

knowledge about different cultures from

around the globe and prayed to God for



TV gives everyone an image, but
radio gives birth to a million
images in a million brains.
- PEGGY NOOMAN

With decades gone by , Radio is still classes too commemorated this day
considered as one of the most engaging passionately. While the learners of Grade I
medium that brings people and acted as RJs of FM Lotus and delivered
communities together. To acquaint our cricket commentaries, traffic and weather
learners with this powerful mode of updates, the Grade II learners created their
communication, our school celebrated the own radio stations and presented jokes in
World Radio Day with great fervour on 13th RJ style. Grade III learners also had a great
February, 2020. The tiny tots of Pre-Primary time being radio jockeys for a day and
Grades were apprised about the old v/s presenting their ‘Mann Ki Baat’. They
new radio culture and the power of radio shared some beautiful memories of their
as a medium of communication with the current Grade and how they were both
help of a PowerPoint presentation. The anxious as well as excited to move to Grade
learners then enacted as radio jockeys and IV. It was indeed delightful to see the
sang amusing rhymes. They also presented learners across all Pre-Primary and Primary
chat shows, comedy shows and news grades participating with great zeal and
shows for their listeners. The primary liveliness.





It is rightly said that one cannot succeed
without participating. Acknowledging this
fact, the learners of the Pre Primary and
the Primary grades prepared for the much
celebrated event of the school, Gallery
Walk, which was held on the 15th
February, 2020. Learners went through
the rigor of rehearsals, to present their
prized folder of activities in front of their
parents. They also conducted a
presentation on their classroom learnings
and went about quizzing the parents,
thereby making it an enthralling and fun
filled day for them. Learners explained
the plethora of activities in the folders
with an excitement that they couldn’t
contain. The ear to ear smiles on the
faces of the parents, bore testimony to
their pride in the growth of their child.















‘Freedom in mind, faith in words, this day is commemorated to reminisce the
pride in hearts, memories in our day when Constitution of India had officially
souls. Let’s salute the nation on come into force. They were enlightened that
it was on this day when India was declared a

this Republic Day.’ sovereign, socialist, secular and democratic

republic. Learners also celebrated the spirit

Republic Day is celebrated on 26th January of unity by reading and discussing the
with great splendour, joy and respect for the importance of the Preamble to the
Indian Constitution. To help learners Constitution of India. Driven by great
appreciate the essence of this special day, enthusiasm and optimistic spirit, the day
our school also celebrated the 70th Republic culminated with learners hearing and
Day with immense pride. The young brigade singing patriotic songs and taking a pledge
of our school was enlightened about how to wholeheartedly contribute towards

making a great nation!



Taking the learning experience beyond the the Primary grades I-III, were taken for a
walls of our classrooms, the learners of movie excursion in the month of February.
Grade Prep had an exciting opportunity of Grades I and III were thrilled to watch
visiting the Heritage Transport Museum on ‘Dolittle’, an entertaining and hilarious tale
26th and 27th February 2020. The fascinating of a doctor who can converse with animals.
world of various modes of transport Whereas Grade II enjoyed the 3 D animation
educated the little ones about the evolution ‘Frozen II’ that traversed them to the land of
of Indian Transportation, dating back to pre- fantasy and wonders.
British era till modern day. The learners of








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