NATIONAL AWARD 2012
Mr. Ashok K Pandey, Principal of Ahlcon International School, received “National Award to Teachers for the year 2012” at the hands of the Hon’ble President of India on 5th September, 2013 at Vigyan Bhawan, Delhi. The award instituted in 1958 is given every year on Teachers’ Day to honor the teaching community. This year 336 teachers/ Principals from all over the country received the award.
Ahlcon International School organizes Book Week every year and the library becomes the centre of special attraction. Students engage themselves in myriad endeavours like poetry illustration competition , Book craft competition , Cartoon Making workshop etc.
The school organized its fifth Book week from 22nd to 24th August 2013. Mr.Nimish Dubey, a renowned author alongwith the Principal Mr. Ashok Kumar Pandey inaugurated Book Week by lighting the lamp and also inaugurated Book Fair in the school. A beautiful Song with lyrics emphasizing on the importance of books was presented by the students. Mr. Dubey interacted with the students and focussed on the importance of books in one’s life. He also suggested some of the titles which children should read.
Students of Fine Arts attended a workshop on ‘Cartoon Making’ conducted by famous cartoonist Mr.Ajit Narayan. Students participated in various activities like Poetry illustration competition , Book Craft competition etc.
School celebrated its Book Week’s valedictory function on 23rd August. It encompassed various activities related to books, reading habits and its beneficial impact through a plethora of activities like a play on library etiquettes, Book reviews, PPT on importance of Periodicals by Librarian Mrs.Kumud Kapoor etc.
The chief guest Ms Dianne Millar, Regional English Language Officer, American Centre distributed Prizes to voracious readers students and teachers. Mrs. Prem Dhingra, consultant library proposed a vote of thanks to all the departments for their contribution. Mrs. Sangita Maliwal, Incharge Sr. school and Mrs.Anju Gupta, Incharge middle school congratulated voracious readers among teachers and students.
BOOK REVIEW COMPETITION AT AIS
The people who read are the people who lead ,following this dictum and to develop the reading habits among the children, Ahlcon International School took a pioneer step on 17th Aug,2013 and organized an inter-school Hindi as well as English Book Review competition in collaboration with the High Commission of Malta . Students from 15 schools of Delhi and NCR participated in it.
An enthralled creation of nine Maltese stories in a book ‘Maltese Folktales’ compiled by Ruben Zahra was given to the students for this competition. This was a step to create a bridge between the two countries and their vast cultures
The programme began with the lighting of the ceremonial lamp by the esteemed dignitaries Ms Alberta Borg – Second Secretary ,High Commission of Malta; Ms Sapna Agrawal- Secretary , High Commission of Malta, the Principal Mr. Ashok Kumar Pandey and the In-charges . To invoke the blessings of Lord ,a prayer was rendered and a glimpse of Indian classical dance was also showcased by the young Ahlconites .
The judges Dr. Prabhjot S. Kulkarni , Principal Mahrishi Valmiki collage of education and Dr. Vivek Gautam, the renowned poet were spellbound by the praiseworthy expression of the participants’. Students from AIS also took part with much enthusiasm and brought laurels to their school with their sterling performance.
The Chief Guest as well as the school Principal stressed on importance of reading in life and emphasized on creating a conducive environment for the same.