Jamshedpur, Nov. 1: Saturday being a working day at Hill Top School, students dedicated their time to field trips as well as project work under the umbrella of the school’s value education programme.
Std. 11 students spent the day selling green garbage bags in and outside school. The money collected was given to Mrs. Mita Tarafdar for an organization called Relearn Foundation. Std. 10 students wrote short stories for students of the National Association of Blind (NAB) in the Braille script, while Std. 9 students visited Lupundih village, Hurlung panchayat, where they planted saplings, made villagers aware of computer literacy, informed them against girl child abuse and health and hygiene.
On the other hand, Std. 8 students discussed about safety at home, on road and in school with students of Gopabandhu School, Telco. Std. 7 students in partnership with 14 students from a school from Ghorabandha took out a rally from Hill Top School to Azad Market and New Market areas in order to drive a change by promoting the use of paper bags, students urged the shopkeepers to refrain from using plastic bags.
On Saturday, 25 students from Neev Foundation School visited Hill Top School and participated in various activities like poster making on ‘safe and eco friendly Diwali’. A debate was organised on the topic ‘Should fire crackers be banned during Diwali.’ In addition, students also put up dance performances.
Another 48 students of Rajkiya Prathamik Vidyalaya visited Hill Top School along with three teachers and participated in a poster making competition on ‘Festivals of India.’