A Day Devoted to Giving Back to the Earth
“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.”
Earth Day—April 22nd
Eath Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern Environmental Movement in 1970. It gave a voice to an emerging consciousness, putting environmental concerns on the front page.
The Environment Club of DPS Noida celebrated Earth Day by organizing numerous educational and fun activities. A special assembly marked the event in which, the Principal, Mrs. KaaminiBhasin took a pledge in unison with the staff and students to protect and care for the environment. Most importantly, student representatives of each class and section tiedRakhis to the trees and\ pledged that they would take care of them and protect them.
A plethora of activities were conducted forclasses VI- X on the theme,‘Trees for the Earth’. They included
Poster and Rangoli making for Class VI
Tray decoration using waste materials for class VII
Face painting competition for Class VIII
Paper Mache craft for IX and Graffiti for Class X.
Students brought earthen bowls for water, to be placed throughout the school campus, as a welcoming gesture for thirsty birds.
These competitions were a platform for the students of the school to unleash their creativity and to sensitise one and all towards their environment, and how they perceive nature. The works of art they created reflected the concern and commitment of the children towards mother nature. The sensitivity of the children is due to the environment created by the school which leaves no stone unturned in its efforts to create aware and environmentally conscious citizens for the future of our country.