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26Dec

Cyber Safety
(Nov- Dec) 2019   

Report on Cyber Safety Project

In today’s techno world, it has become essential for each one of us to be aware of the Virtual World around us and to safely and securely surf the internet. New Era Public School, Mayapuri, is always working at its best to give a safe environment to its students. Keeping this in mind, w had conducted a two months project on the topic “Cyber Security”.

As we all are aware that Cyber Security is one of the major concerns of today. In this tech-world, one must be careful because his/her private data is not safe anywhere. The privacy and the reputation of an individual is at stake today because of a lot of anti cyber activities going on. Through our project “Cyber Security: The Need of the hour”, we are working at our best to sensitize our society including the students, parents and teachers to deal with this issue as it is a major alarm today.

This project started in November 2019 and continued till December 2019. We have collaborated this project with our partner schools : Shubhakamana Academy, Kathmandu, Nepal,  Millsberry School, Nepal and Airdale Junior School, United Kingdom. A lot of activities were conducted during this project. We have also exchanged all our activities and students’ feedback with our partner schools. We started with the Cyber Week in November, during which a lot of inter house and inter lass competitions were held.  Some of them included Poster Making, Slogan Writing, Website Designing , Debates, Article Writing and Cartoon Making for classes VI-XII. The best posters, slogans, articles and debate scripts were sent to the partner schools.

An inter school App Designing event “AppTeh” was also conducted in which the students of various schools of Delhi , NCR had participated. They had designed apps based on Cyber Safety. These apps also included the cyber policies followed in their schools. The best app was from Lancer’s Convent Senior Sec. School, Prashant Vihar.

The documentary and short videos on “Cambridge Analytia” were shown to the students and feedback was taken from them. We had sent these videos to partner schools and their feedback was recorded. Our students had made a lot of presentations on cyber crimes in India, cyber Laws and various organizations that have helped in eradiating this issue and solving people’s problems. These presentations were sent to the partner schools. We had organized video conferences with our partner schools in which the students had discussed about various cyber issues and the ways we an control them. This has helped them to compare the cyber crime rates in the countries being studied and collaborated. Cyber Safety workshops were conducted for students and parents to sensitize them of this issue and all the necessary precautions to be taken while online.

This complete project was a collaborative one and all the feedbacks and reports were sent to partner schools as well. This has helped our students understand the issue in a better and global way. 

    Christmas Special Assembly

     

    The much awaited festival of Christmas was celebrated by the students of the Primary Wing on 24th December, 2019 with fervour and zeal. The students presented a skit related to the birth of Jesus Christ, which emphasized that Christmas was more than just about Santa Claus, cards, toys or gifts. They brought forth the true meaning of the festival. The students sang carols and danced enthusiastically, spreading joy among all. The Director of the school, Mrs. Usha Chopra and the Principal, Mrs.Vandana Chawla graced the occasion and wished everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

       

      The Honours Ceremony for class 12 was held on 20th December 2020 in the Saraswati Auditorium. The Ceremony, a tradition at New Era Public School, is organised every year to bid adieu to the outgoing batch of class 12 and award their achievements in academic and co-curricular fields. Former Lieutenant Governor of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lt. General Ajay Kumar Singh PVSM, AVSM, SM, VSM (Retd.). The event was also graced by the parents who took great pride to see their wards ready to spread their wings and fly away into the real world. 

      The Principal, Mrs. Vandana Chawla welcomed the Chief Guest and personally read out the citations of each student of class 12. General Singh presented the certificates and proficiencies to the students and congratulated them. In his address to the students, General Singh highlighted the role played by the Indian Army in protecting the country and ensuring peace. He encouraged the students to follow their dreams and be willing to take risks in life. His speech, mixed with personal anecdotes inspired the students.

      Mrs. Vandana Chawla thanked General Singh for sparing his valuable time. She addressed the students and encouraged them to work hard in life and follow their passion with conviction. She emphasised on the important role played by teachers in shaping the society and expressed her desire to see students take up the noble profession and make a difference.

      The candle lighting ceremony, a symbolic gesture of passing on the baton of responsibilities by the outgoing Student Council to the new Student Council, concluded the solemn event.


        INVESTITURE CEREMONY

        On 19th December 2019, New Era Public School, Mayapuri observed the prestigious Investiture Ceremony, held to acknowledge the students who have shown impeccable leadership skills and discipline, to become a part of the School Student Council.

        In the presence of the Principal, Mrs. Vandana Chawla, the ceremony began in high spirits. As is the custom of the school, the old council members handed over the charge to their successors, who received their badges from Mrs. Chawla, following which the new council took the ceremonial pledge to uphold the dignity and honour of the school, and to be good role models for all.

        The outgoing Head Boy, Daya Singh and the Head Girl, Ananya Aneja gave heart-warming speeches about their experience, thanking the Director and the Principal and the entire student body for their love and support; they also wished luck to the new council. The new Head Boy, Pratham Bhola and the Head Girl, Divija Motwani expressed their sincere gratitude to the school for thinking them worthy of the responsibility and promised to discharge them diligently. 

          Mathematics Quiz

          The Mathematics quiz for classes III, IV and V was held from 18th to 20th December, 2019 in the Primary wing auditorium. 4 students from each section participated in the quiz. They enjoyed the various rounds- identifying the numbers based on the clues given, solving the puzzles, unscrambling Mathematical terms, decoding the messages and rapid fire. The quiz was aimed at enhancing the interest of students in Mathematics. It also tested the ability of students to think and calculate quickly. It was enjoyed by the participants and audience alike.

            Science Quiz

            The Interclass Science Quiz for the academic session 2019-20 was conducted for classes III-V in the Primary Wing auditorium from 3rd to 5th December, 2019. The Director and Founder Principal, Mrs.Usha Chopra, encouraged the participants by her presence. The Quiz was aimed at opening up the minds of learners and developing their thinking skills. There were several rounds – identify the plant/animal based on the clues given, identify the process, unscrambling the scientific terms, classifying animals into different groups and the rapid fire. The    students and the audience participated enthusiastically in the Quiz.