Rawalpindi : Students and teachers of Sadeeqa’s Learning System (SLS) Montessori and High School, Gulraiz Senior Branch recently held an Open Day depicting the cultural diversity of Pakistan, says a press release.
The primary and senior students of Senior Gulraiz branch put up a special show to present the cultures of different provinces of Pakistan, Its neighboring countries, the rural and urban life and among them the culture of music and art was also focused. They also showed diversity in music, dances, food and dresses of each area.
The students were divided into groups and different themes were given to each group. The students along with their teachers worked on each theme, gathering information about it and presented it class wise in front of the guests. The day started off with a stage performance in which the students presented the diversity in music and dance of all the provinces of Pakistan. One by one the students came on the stage following the beat of the music filling the stage with colours through their fully decked costumes and perfectly matched accessories.
The second part of the program had the guests visiting the classrooms which were set up on different themes. The classrooms held the true essence of diversity in every region of the country ranging from language, food and customs to the types of dresses worn by the inhabitants. The diversity of these two living styles was well depicted through different settings.
The highlight of the program was the display of Sufi devotional dance and ‘Putli Tamasha’ (puppet show). The Sufi dance was presented on the stage. The students dressed up as whirling dervishes performing on the stage had the audience in a state of trance. Their presentation was not limited to the stage only. The guests followed the performers to a classroom. The ‘Putli Tamasha’ was also enjoyed by all.
Section Head, Sumaira Nadeem congratulated the students and teachers on putting together such an entertaining and informative event and appreciated the time and effort it took.
Rawalpindi : All campuses of Sadeeqa’s Learning System (SLS) Montessori & High School celebrated Scientist Week, says a press release.
Primary students of Montessori Section Lalazar Branch celebrated Scientist Day through series of science experiments and handmade science projects which were made by the students and were presented in front of the parents and other guests. From the invisible ink experiment to the magical balloon, the gigantic solar system and the water cycle the students impressed the audience with their remarkable presentations.
The school ground was transformed into a science lab where little scientists wearing white lab coats excitedly discussed their experiments with each other. The science experiments were done on one side of the ground whereas the projects were displayed on the other side. One by one while standing in a row the students showed their experiments. The exciting color guessing experiment had the entire audience involved as they tried to guess the right color. The concepts of Density of Water, Floating and Sinking, Reflection and Refraction were beautifully presented through step wise demonstration by the little scientists. The ‘Magic Balloon Experiment’ was everyone’s favorite. The audience was surprised as they witnessed a balloon being inflated with the help of gases produced by mixing baking soda with water.
A number of handmade science projects were also displayed by the students in every corner of the school ground, each representing a special theme from their science book. A beautiful project on water cycle had everyone’s attention as the students gave detailed explanation about it with a special message to save water. The Animal Kingdom, Pollution, Seasons, The Plant Kingdom, The Five Senses, Modes of Transportation and Communication and Landforms were some of the other topics on which the students made projects. The students of grade 1 added rhythm and color to the presentations as they performed on poems dressed up in their specially designed costumes.
The Global Warming and the Solar System projects made by grade 3 students were no less, students were dressed up as different planets and shared facts about the planet which they represented. The science display continued throughout the day as the audience kept on coming to witness and praise the efforts made by the young scientists and their teachers.
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