May 26, 2015
The result (Aggregate of best 5 subjects) at a glance as announced by the school Principal during the assembly
25th May 2015: The long awaited result of the first ever class XII batch of the school finally brought a great relief and timely moment of AHA for the entire staff and students of the school, whose ears have been anxiously waiting to hear the news of a good result. Well, that day finally came when the CBSE declared the result yesterday at 12:40 pm worldwide. As a matter of fact, the result of the first batch of any schools normally becomes very important not just for the school reputation but for the sake of retaining one’s hard earned affiliation. Owing to its maiden entry after its affiliation to the board in 2013, a lot of pressure was automatically built among both the staff and students of the school. In fact no stone had been left unturned by the staff and students as well as the school Administration, in giving their best.
The school had been recently visited by honorable Sikyong himself on their Graduation day and spoke to the students about bringing out good result and Sikyong Scholarship awardees. Luckily, the students of the class XII batch made every one proud by producing a very good result and set a landmark and an eye opener for the coming class XII students. The whole school was in a spirit of jubilation especially at the time when everyone is busy gearing up for the long awaited summer vacation. There will be few students entitled for the Gaden Phodrang award.The school administration extends a sincere congratulations to all the teachers and the students for this wonderful performance where majority came out with distinction. The school also hopes to produce such results in the future as well.
May 26, 2015
Talent Nite Venue adorned beautifully by the organizers ( Photo: Gen Tsering Lobgya la )
23rd May 2015: The year 2015 Talent Nite, an event which hold a very dear to both the staff members and particularly for the students, was held on the night of 23rd May. The grand event was held on the open stage near the school basketball ground, which was beautifully decorated and lighted. The former school Director and the new Education Director, Mr. Sonam Sichoe la was the chief guest for the event. Present during the event were the school Director Mr. Choeying Dhoundup la, the staff members and the students. The grand program was organized by the school captain and the prefects under the guidance of the school Principal.
After preliminary selection which was done a couple of days back, the organizers had selected the best 14 participants, who were there for the final round. There was variety of talents from voice band to the latest Bollywood dance. The program began with disclosing of the stage by the two hosts. The two hosts Master Kalsang Tashi and Miss Norbu Dolkar both class XII did a great job the program a new look and entertainment. Like any other reality show, they managed to make the audience fully entertained and giving a synopsis of everything that would come. There were also 5 judges with their own marks placard. After every performance, they gave their marks one by one and displayed the marks to the audience and the participants. Each and every performance on the stage was welcomed and concluded by a huge round of applause by the members on the floor. There were lots of cheering and jeering as the judges showed their scores one by one. It was really a wonderful weekend treat for all.
Talent Nite anchor inviting the particpants ( Photo: Gen tsering Lobgya la )
After 3 hours, the program came to an end as one of the organizer and school prefect master Nyiyoed la announced the result. There was a tie for the first position and also third position. After lucky draw, the martial art display of Nan-Chak team won and took away the cash prize followed by vocal bad. And the third position was jointly taken by a little boy Kunga Woeden who displayed his skill by playing three instruments. The event went well and the credit goes to all involved especially with the combined effort of the school heads, the school captains and prefect and the school Advisory committee.
Talent nite is a great platform for the students to show and see their hidden talents. Every year, there is no dearth of students enrolling for the great event. Last year, there were two Talent Nites but due to time and hectic school schedule, it was reduced to only one.
May 26, 2015
Banner of English Day ( Photo: Gen jampa Dolma la )
23rd May 2015: A second round of Book Review and presentation was done by the students of class VI in the school hall to mark the English month which is being observed throughout the month of May in both Junior and senior section. Once again, the program was unveiled by the school Principal at 8 am after which the program began. Apart from the members of the English Department Senior section, the students of class V and VI and their respective English teachers were present during the opening ceremony. The class had also an honesty shop which sells story books, at the entrance of the school hall and the buyers thronged that small stall.
Honesty Shop at the entrance of the school hall ( Photo: Gen Tenzin Lhakyi la)
There was also a grand display of various poems from class VI to XII. The poems were arranged according to their literary devices such as Rhyming, Simile, Alliteration, and Acrostic etc. The English Department members had already given those literary devices to the classes according to their standard and relevance. Both concerned teachers and the students had really worked hard and thus their hard work could be seen through these beautiful displays. The classes came in turns and enjoyed reading those poems displayed on the open stage.
Students reading the poems displayed on the stage (Photo: Gen Jampa Dolma la)
The month of May is observed in the school as English Month. Every year, the English Department members in both the sections would make plan well ahead of time and focus on one particular topic. This year, they chose to work on poetry. Both the teachers and the students put their full effort on the topic. Next year, they would work on another topic.
May 24, 2015
The participants comprising of students of class III and IV during the Junior Science and Math Quiz (photo: Gen Tenzin Choedon la)
22nd May 2015: Junior Math and Science Quiz contest for class III and IV students was held in the junior school hall. The contest was witnessed by the entire staff members and the students of junior section with the school Principal Mr. Karma Sherab Therchin la as the chief guest. The students of class III and IV were divided into 6 teams. There were 3 rounds including Science, Mental Calculation and terminology round. There were two questions for every team from the all the quiz masters. The participants were well prepared and did their best during in all these three rounds. The audience appreciated their performance by giving them a huge round of applause at the end. At the end of the program, the winners were awarded with prizes and there were consolation prizes for the remaining participants. After that, he school principal gave a vote of thanks to the Math and Science Department members and the participants for the successful completion of the program and hoped for more rounds in future.
May 20, 2015
The banner for the Book Review displayed on the stage (Photo: Gen Jampa Ngawang la )
20th May 2015: The English Department of junior school had arranged an Oral Book Review in the senior school hall under the banner “Book Fair 2015” to mark the English Month. The program began with the ribbon cutting by the school Principal Mr. Karma Sherap Therchin la. Present during the ceremony were the members of the English Department and the students of class IV, V and VI.
A giant poster of a book was displayed at the center of the stage. The entire students of class IV, V and VI were seated on chair with their brief summary of the book they had read stick on the back of their chair. They were then visited by students one by one. They then presented the oral summary of the story and after they had done, they collected the comments and feedbacks from their visitors. The whole hall was jam packed by students.
The Principal and the English Department heads with the particpants ((Photo: Gen Jampa Ngawang la )
The students from class O/C to class XII visited them in turns. They attended the students one by one and listened to their oral presentation of the book. Many of them talked highly of these young students as they talked about various authors they had read. The young students looked really interested and their art of presentation was seen improving each time they completed.
Outside the hall, there were few big charts on which the senior students as well as the staff members write their comments and suggestions. Many of the comments were very encouraging. Some of the comments read “Keep it up. You all are doing great!” “Thank you teachers and students of junior section for this lovely Oral book review”.
The participants busy telling the story and the author to their senior students (Photo: Gen Ngawang Jampa la )
The English Department had also arranged refreshment of drink for the students who would be in the hall from the morning till evening sharing their book and authors. The Department hopes to create some kind of good reading culture among the younger generations. Reading is to the mind, what exercise is to the body. So Keep Reading!
May 20, 2015
A group of students reciting Dolma mantra during their evening shift on Dolma Tsendhon Nite
18th May 2015: With the start of the holy month of Saka Dawa, the school had organized various religious activities after the class hours and during the evening time. The holy scriptures Kagyur Tengyurs were read by both the staff and students after the class in their respective classes. The overnight Dolma Tsengdhon was done on Saturday from 6 pm to 6 am by entire staff and students in various shifts. There was also Sontsog in the school hall on Monday.
Sontsog in the school hall by the students and staff members
Saka Dawa is an auspicious month for the entire Buddhist community around the world because Lord Buddha’s five important deeds happened in this world. As such it was believed that everything multiplies into lakhs. So, a lot of good deeds such as reducing anger, committing sins, mass praying, giving alms etc are done during this month as a way of wiping away the bad deeds one had done. The school had also observed this auspicious month in order to impart the future generation the rich culture as one of the main mission of TCV school is to imbibe these good tradition and culture among the children and to preserve and restore these.