On the morning of August 15, 2018, Independence Day flag-hoisting ceremony was held at Sri Aurobindo Siksha Kendra, Bishnupur, South 24 Parganas in West Bengal. Following this, the school, along with Bishnupur Uchchal Probaho, jointly organized a programme to celebrate India’s 72nd Independence Day and Sri Aurobindo’s birthday.
On this special occasion the school students performed various patriotic songs, and our teachers gave talks on the significance of Independence Day and on the life of Sri Aurobindo Ghosh and his contribution as a freedom fighter of India. A food festival was also organized for the guardians, who participated enthusiastically in this exciting competition. Apart from the “Food Festival”, the school also organized a “Handicraft Exhibition” for both students and guardians. Audiovisuals of the lives of Sri Aurobindo, the Mother, Rani Laxmibai and Mother Teresa were also shown. The children also made beautiful creations in their craft class.
With the blessings of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother, we opened our school library – “Auro Library” on August 23, 2018. The opening event began with assembling of the students, teachers and all the school staff in the library room. The event began with meditation following which the school Principal inaugurated the library by donating some books to the teacher-in-charge. Our new library was decorated with a variety of books: Children’s story books, Books on Education, Nature, Spirituality, Physical Education, Vital, Nature, Life stories, Music, Art & Craft, Sports, Adult’s story books and many more. Sri Aurobindo Ashram (Delhi Branch) also made a large donation of books to decorate the library.
From August 20 to 24, the school’s 3rd term syllabus started in which emphasis was given on the implementation of Integral Education. Students enacted stories from their English text books and also attended their E.V.S and computer classes.
On August 27, all our school’s students, teachers and non-teaching staff jointly and joyfully celebrated Raksha Bandhan utsab. In the vital class, audiovisuals on the lives Swami Vivekananda and Mother Teresa were shown. Besides, regular classes were held as usual.