Sadeeqa’s Learning System (SLS) Montessori & High School held its annual Inter-SLS debate competition, says a press release.
A total of 58 students from higher secondary and high school classes from nine campuses participated in Urdu and English debates. The English debate competition was held at the Lalazar campus whereas the Harley Street campus hosted the Urdu debates.
For the English declamation, the 7th graders debated on whether money can buy happiness or not, 8th graders debated on whether our education system is preparing us for the upcoming challenges whereas the 9th and 10th graders gave their views on Global Warming and debated whether it is real or a conspiracy.
In English 7th graders category, Ayesha Nasir from the Peshawar Road Senior branch got the first position, Sania Rafi of Gulraiz Senior branch and Raveen Ali of Satellite Town Senior branch bagged the second position and Rabia Sandhu from Tufail Road branch stood third. In grade 8th category Alishba Naz of Tufail Road branch stood first whereas Kashaf Binte Tayyab of Harley Street Senior branch and Sara Khalid of Islamabad Campus stood second and third respectively. In the 9th – 10th graders, Wahib Javed of Harley Street Senior branch came first, Fateh Kirmani of Lalazar Senior Section and Maham Ashraf of Islamabad Campus stood second whereas Ayat Nawaz of Tufail Road branch both stood third.
In Urdu 7th graders category, Talha Ismail from Civillines branch got the first position, Usman Fazal of Satellite Town Senior branch bagged the second position and Rehab Jillani from Lalazar Senior Section stood third. In grade 8th category Erij Fazal of Peshawar Road Senior branch stood first whereas Fatimah Rajput of Islamabad Campus stood second and Bilal Naseem of Lalazar Senior Section took the third position.
In the 9th – 10th graders, Maarij Azhar of Tufail Road branch came first, Zahra Naqvi of Satellite Town Senior branch stood second and Khola Gohar of Tufail Road branch stood third.
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All students of Sadeeqa’s Learning System (SLS) Montessori and High School Rawalpindi-Islamabad participated enthusiastically in raising funds for the construction of Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand Dams, says a press release.
The campaign initially started following the water conservation lessons which are given to the students in their Value Education class in some of the branches and was later executed in all the campuses of SLS.
Students and teachers actively took part in the fund raising campaign after the ruling was passed by the Chief Justice of Pakistan for the establishment of The Supreme Court of Pakistan and The Prime Minister of Pakistan Diamer-Basha and Mohmand Dams Fund Account.
The students successfully collected an amount of over Rs633,000 which was deposited at the nearest bank account.Talks regarding conservation of water are given to the students in the morning assemblies whereas the Montessori students are asked to do a small activity to check leakages around the school and at home. Managing Director, SLS Schools, Mrs. Asiya Talha appreciated the students and the teachers for understanding the need of the hour and contributing towards the development of the country.
All campuses of Sadeeqa’s Learning System (SLS) Montessori & High School celebrated World Habitat Day, says a press release.
Students of SLS, Range Road Campus marked this day by holding a special assembly highlighting the importance of habitats and the need to preserve the habitats of various species. Several activities were also performed by the Montessori students in this regard. The school was decorated with colorful hangings of animals, birds and some endangered species. The corridors also looked colorful as they displayed different habitats of humans and animals both, such as trees, mountains, oceans and deserts.
All day long the Montessori students performed several interesting activities as the teachers explained the concept of “habitat” to them. The most favorite activity which was enjoyed by all the students included a matching game in which the Montessori students tried to match the habitat with its respective inhabitant through the help of flash cards.
A special morning assembly was also conducted which started off with an indirect introduction of the topic to the Montessori students. The school stage was divided into different sections displaying different habitats and their inhabitants. The students on the stage not only spoke about their habitats but also about some endangered species who are about to get extinct due to the destruction of their habitats by humans. The next performance was by a group of students dressed up in colorful costumes; some as animals and some as birds who performed on a song. Singing cheerfully they highlighted the importance of habitat preservation. The school ground filled with applause as everyone in the audience clapped and sang along with the performers.
The special assembly came to an end when short messages were delivered by the students regarding the theme of the day followed by a pep talk by head teacher, Irum Jamal who explained to the students about the importance of preservation of trees, water bodies and other natural resources which serve as habitats for different species as a necessity to maintain a balance in the ecosystem.
Original Source: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/381433-sls-marks-habitat-day