Peace March from Suja to Dharamsala

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27th December 2012:  The students of class X had organized a two Days’ Peace March from Suja to Dharamsala ( 78 kilometers) as a part of the Solidarity Movement and to request the UNO to take on Tibetan Issue seriously. There were around 105 students under taking this Peace March which included students from various senior classes.

The brief function was called in the school hall by the school Director, Principal who were both under taking this march and the student organizers at 7 am on 27th December. A little less than an hour prayer was offered with butter lamps. Finally the march began exactly at 8 a.m. from the school hall in the middle of chilly early morning of North Indian winter.

They stopped at Gopalpur on the first night. They were treated well by there. Early morning, they proceeded with their march and at around 6 p.m. reached the main temple Dharamsala from there held Candle light vigil. A brief function was held in the midst of local Tibetan people and the media.

Class X students had organized various movement the earlier being Hunger strike and Painting Exhibition in the Summer time. Both these two events were carried out successfully by the students themselves during their holiday time, for which they were hugely praised and appreciated. These two movements by our class X students have inspired lots of school children and young people all across the Tibetan community and the school thank them.

School Closing Ceremony

24th December 2012: The school closing ceremony was held on 24th December at around 9 a.m. with everybody clad in their dark-blue trouser and green sweater school uniform. Miss. Tsering Lhamo la, Representative Officer at Bir Tibetan Colony was the chief guest. The function began with the singing of our Tibetan National anthem followed by distribution of various prizes, scarves and certificates to all those staff and students for their extra services.

The chief guest Miss. Tsering Lhamo la offered scarves to 193 out-going class X students and wished them all the best in their respective career. Before the function came to an end, as usual the school Principal reminded the students their holiday homework which comprised of reading His Holiness’ book and writing journals. He also reminded the students about the importance of using the two months holiday into constructive and positive way.

The function finally came to an end with the singing of school song “ Khenpai Yeshi” with the school band. There were final moment of biding good bye and wishing to one another and students thanking the teachers for their year’s teaching and instructions.

Class IX and X Summative II Begins:

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12th December 2012: A total of around 365 students of class IX and X gave their first paper of the Summative II Assessment in the school hall, which was fully turned into exam hall.  Mr. Choedak Gyatso la assisted by group of 12 invigilators conducted the exam. The students of class X gave their Science and Technology Paper and the students of class IX gave their Social Science paper.

Wrapped in the greetings and best of luck wishes, the students started their paper exactly at 9:30 a.m. after being provided 15 minutes of reading. The first day of the exam went well with all the students turning up on time without any absentees.

For a smooth and clean examination, the Invigilators reminded the students about the importance of following fair means. The school Principal also visited the exam hall. Sudden and surprise frisking was done so that the examination is held as per the CBSE norms.

The exam would last for the next few days. The last paper would be Information Technology for both the classes which would be on 21st December. The overall result of the class X is expected to be on online in the month of March. The school wishes all the students a very colourful result.

Nobel Peace Prize Day Celebration

10th December 2012: TCV School Suja celebrated Human Rights’ Day and the 33rd anniversary of His Holiness being conferred the most coveted Nobel Peace Prize by the Nobel Committee. Keeping in mind the large scale self immolation by our Tibetan brothers and sisters inside Tibet, the special occasion was reduced to mere religious ceremony. The special occasion began at around 9 am with the lifelong prayer for His holiness The Dalai Lama and in solidarity with our great martyrs. The school Director followed by rest of the staff members and school prefects offered scarf to His Holiness’ altar. Tibetan butter tea and sweet rice was served while attending to the welcome speech by the school Headmaster. The school Director read the speech of Sikyong Lobsang Sangay la. The school Principal gave a brief speech and reminded the students about the importance of the day.

During the function, two new books one by class X student and other by O/C II student were unveiled by the school Director and the Principal respectively. The new books were given to their respected teachers as a token of their gratitude.

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