The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.
Based on this notion, we facilitate student learning and development to become the agents of change in today's transformative social movement within the community. Community service projects designed to learn from and learn for their community helps students to engage in activities based on experiential learning that consists of a series of learning projects to achieve social cohesion and holistic community building.
Compassion and empathy are pivots of a progressive society. Sensitising students to the needs of the underprivileged section we encourage them to offer selfless community service. To bridge the existing gap our school has been lending a hand to the children of SETU, a school for the under privileged located at Nithari, Noida. Students and teachers of Mayoor visit SETU School fortnightly to conduct activity based teaching in various subjects. Mayoor teachers conducted Biology, Physics and Chemistry practicals for class IX students of SETU.
Empowering Youth for a Brighter Tomorrow: UMANG Interactors Conclave
Mayoor School Noida, in collaboration with Rotary Club District 3012, co-hosted a spectacular gathering of young leaders on the 27th September 23, at the Interactors Conclave UMANG. Over 200 students from 8 schools came together for a day filled with inspiration and commitment to service and global interconnectedness.
Distinguished guests including the President, Treasurer, and Secretary of Rotary Club Noida, alongside past and present RID 3012 chairs graced the occasion.
The event commenced with the soulful rendition of Ganesh Stuti by talented vocalists from Modern School, setting a spiritual tone. Our esteemed Chief Guest, Rtn Shri Sharat Jain, a visionary advocate for youth empowerment, shared profound insights on "Service Before Self" and the role of interactors in District Interact.
An interactive and informative session by the District Interact Chief- Rtn Sachin Vats followed, explaining club operations, dimensions and Rotary’s mission.
An interactive Question and Answer session with eminent speakers provided a platform for students to gain valuable insights.
ZIR Hansika (Class XI) from Mayoor School, Noida shared insights while the Host school presented energetic festive folk dance - gondhal performance which got standing ovation from the audience.
Principal Alka Awasthi's inspiring words concluded the event, leaving attendees ready to contribute meaningfully to Rotary's mission. Gratitude to all participants, guests, and organizers for an unforgettable day.
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Community Service Club's (VI-VIII) Pink Flu Awareness Triumph: Nurturing Knowledge at Mayoor School
Mayoor School's Student Community Service Club organized the #PinkFluAwareness campaign to educate Grade 3 students about the causes, symptoms, and precautions of the pink eye (conjunctivitis) infection. The engaging session highlighted the importance of hand hygiene, not sharing personal items, and avoiding close contact during an outbreak. Students enthusiastically participated, learning to recognize redness, itching, and watery eyes as symptoms. Empowering young minds with knowledge, the campaign aimed to prevent the spread of pink eye and promote eye health.
Mayoor Interact Club Installation Ceremony
Mayoor School, Noida organised the Installation Ceremony of the Mayoor Interact Club on 16 August 2023, highlighting the institution's commitment to instill values of benevolence, sharing, and community service.
Mr. Nirmish Singh, President of the Rotary Club, Noida City, graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Complementing him were notable Rotarians, Ms. Meghana Kapoor, Secretary of the Rotary Club, Noida City, Ms. Rachna Singh, Chair of the Interact and Rotaract Committee; and Ms. Sandeepa Ummal. The parents of the Interact Club's office bearers enhanced the event's significance.
In his address, the Chief Guest imparted valuable insights on how children can contribute positively to society. Ms. Meghana Kapoor, Secretary of the Rotary Club, motivated young minds with her encouraging words. Priya Goel, the outgoing President of the Mayoor Interact Club, succinctly summarized the club's achievements from the previous year. The mantle of responsibility was handed over to the new President Sia Anand for the term 2023-24.
Principal Ms. Alka Awasthi extended hearty congratulations to the newly elected Interact Club council members. She fervently urged students to embody sensitivity and empathy. Head Mistress Ms. Nidhi Kapoor conveyed the Vote of Thanks, expressing gratitude to all stakeholders.
Spreading the Light of Knowledge
Mayoorians are strong practitioners of empathy, compassion and emotional understanding, which is evident from our multitudinal initiatives showcasing our heartfelt
connect with the society. In adherance to the school's values, a Book Donation Drive was organised in collaboration with NGO Guzarish. Students came out in large numbers to donate their old books for distribution to the underprivileged students. This altruistic initiative gave the students a chance to spread positivity among the less fortunate and pass the torch of learning far and wide.
Principal, Ms Alka Awasthi applauded every Mayoorian who joined hands for this noble and generous gesture.
Sharing a Smile
“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” – Mahatma Gandhi
In continuation of Mayoor’s tradition of spreading hope and happiness among the lesser privileged stratum of society, Mayoor Interact Club organized a visit to the village, ‘Chhalera’ in sector 45 on January 17, 2023.
Driven by the spirit of the club’s motto, ‘Service above Self’, all the eight interactors of class XI escorted by their teacher-in-charge visited three slum areas in Chhalera and distributed warm clothes, toys, books, stationery, etc. amongst the children and the elders. This altruistic initiative provided a wonderful opportunity for the interactors of bringing a smile to the faces of the deprived and giving back to the community we live in.
Appreciating the objective of the donation drive, Principal, Ms. Alka Awasthi described it as an insightful learning experience for the Mayoorians and urged everyone to be sensitive towards the need of the less fortunate.
Joy of Sharing: An Altruistic Approach to A New Beginning
The purpose of human life is to serve, and show compassion and the will to help others.
In keeping with the tradition of spreading warmth, hope and cheer amongst the lesser-privileged sections of society, the Interact Club of Mayoor School, Noida, organised a donation drive, ‘Sharing is Caring’ which culminated with a visit to an NGO on 30 December 2022.
The altruistic initiative organised from 21 December to 23 December 2022 witnessed generous contributions of warm clothes, non-perishable packaged food, stationery, toys etc. by Mayoorians that were donated to Swayam-Path, an NGO located in Sector 135, Noida. Interactors accompanied with their teacher in-charge visited the NGO and distributed biscuits, cakes, chocolates and gifts among the children there. In keeping with Interact Club’s motto, ‘Service Before Self’, the Interactors organized various games and fun filled activities and brought smiles on the faces of the deprived children.
Principal, Ms. Alka Awasthi appreciated the generous gesture of the Interactors towards the noble cause and reiterated that such campaigns encourage the values of sensitivity and selflessness in young learners.
Mayoor Interactors Attend DILA 2022
There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed.
The enthusiastic interactors of Mayoor Interact Club escorted by their teacher in charges attended the much awaited event, DILA 2022 organised by Rotary International District 3012 on 28 November 2022 at Amity University, Noida. Based on the theme, ‘Prarambh-Life with a Purpose’, the grand event provided a wonderful opportunity to the students for interacting and acquainting with other interactors from various reputed schools across Delhi, NCR. Moreover, the participating students enjoyed the privilege of witnessing insightful addresses by a galaxy of revered Rotarians. For their remarkable role as harbingers of a better and healthier world, the students were felicitated with certificates at the end of the event.
Reiterating the significance of Rotary Club’s motto, ‘Service before Self, in contemporary times, Principal, Ms. Alka Awasthi applauded the sincere efforts of the Mayoor Interactors and wished them success in their future ventures.
CHOOSING COMPASSION AS A WAY OF LIVING
As we lose ourselves in the service of others, we discover our own lives and our own happiness.
Community service is an integral part of the curriculum at Mayoor School, Noida. Inculcation of empathy and a sense of duty towards society is encouraged through visits to NGOs and community work. To this effect, students of class VII visited SETU NGO to interact with students there and share learning experiences with them.
Mayoorians took charge to make learning fun and interactive for SETU students by explaining topics like parts of speech quoting examples from real life and incorporating gamification with core subjects through Tambola played enthusiastically by all. The “What If” chit game enhanced the creativity of the students and allowed them expression of their feelings, with the students divided into pairs explaining how they would deal in the given situation. Lastly, SETU students were also explained the use of Dictionary in a play way method.
Mayoorians also donated books, stationery and toys which were collected in a Donation Drive in the school. Students of SETU were delighted to receive the love and support. Principal, Ms Alka Awasthi, appreciated the efforts of the volunteers, and earnestly reminded Mayoorians that the value of giving goes a long way in character building.
Mayoor Interact Club hosts Installation Ceremony
The Installation Ceremony of Mayoor Interact Club of Mayoor School, Noida was held on July 27, 2022 with great zeal and zest. The Chief Guest of the event, Rotarian Jogendra Chopra, District Director Zone, Rotary Club Noida City graced the occasion along with Rotarian Gunjeev Kalra, President, Rotary Club Noida City, Rotarian Nirmesh Singh, Secretary, Rotary Club Noida City and Rotarian Rachna Singh, Interact Chair, Rotary Club Noida City.
The ceremony commenced with the lighting of the ceremonial lamp followed by a welcome song.
Principal, Ms. Alka Awasthi, in her address, welcomed the esteemed Rotarians and accentuated the endeavours of the Rotary Club in making a difference in the society. Describing the significant role that Interact Club plays in school, the Chief Guest motivated the students to remain focused and zealous to achieve their goals. The new office bearers who were proudly pinned by the distinguished guests, pledged to embrace their duties with humility, perseverance and loyalty. Congratulating the members of the newly elected council, Rotarian Rachna Singh reiterated that one must be determined to serve the society.
The newly elected President, Priya Goel, shared her vision and plans for the year 2022-23.
The event concluded with the vote of thanks proposed by the newly inducted Vice-President of Mayoor Interact Club.
Joy of Sharing
Giving is not just about making a donation, it's about making a difference.
In keeping with the tradition of Mayoor School, Noida, the Interact Club of the school organised a donation drive, ‘Sharing is Caring Campaign’ from 21 to 24 December 2021 for spreading warmth, hope and cheer amongst the lesser-privileged sections of the society.
The Mayoorians participated wholeheartedly in this altruistic initiative by donating warm clothes, non-perishable packaged food, stationery, toys and other articles which were forwarded to NGOs like Goonj and SETU located in Noida.
Reiterating that such campaigns encourage the values of sensitivity and selflessness in our young Mayoorians, Principal, Ms. Alka Awasthi thanked everyone for their generous gesture towards the noble cause.
Mayoor Interact club organises Elocution Competition
Eloquence is the power to translate a truth into language perfectly intelligible to the person to whom you speak.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
The Interact Club of Mayoor School, Noida in collaboration with Rotary Club, Noida City organized an virtual Elocution competition on the topic, Service Before Self, on 3 September 2021 for the students of classes of X and XI providing them a platform to showcase their oratory skills. The special guests, Rotarian Ms Rachna Singh, Chairperson, Rotary Club, Noida City and Rotarian Mr Sanchit Khanna, President, Rotary Club, Noida City graced the occasion and motivated the students with their benign presence.
The event commenced with the welcoming of the esteemed guests which was followed by an inspiring address by Ms. Singh, wherein she applauded the Mayoor Interactors for spreading the values of sharing and caring among the students and wished good luck to all the participants. Accentuating the theme of the competition which is also the motto of Interact Club, Ms. Singh, extended a heartfelt appreciation to the Mayoor Interactors for the amazing initiative of creating benevolence and hope through this activity.
All the contestants participated with great zeal and enthusiasm and the poise, self-confidence and praiseworthy articulation delivered by the speakers with conviction, made the event a great success. It was indeed astounding to see students express their thoughts, insights, and intents guided by humane values in their deliverances. Abhiraj Sengupta of XI A bagged the first position while Jash Jani of XI E was declared the first runner-up. Mannat Trikha of X B and Mishthi Rastogi of X A shared the third position in this fiercely fought competition.
Applauding all the contestants for exhibiting perfect nuances and finer points that go into making a speech articulate and thought-provoking, judges motivated the students with words of encouragement and advice. The competition concluded with the Vote of Thanks proposed by one of the members of the Interact Club.
Principal, Ms Alka Awasthi thanked Ms Rachna Singh for her constant co-operation and support in the smooth functioning of Mayoor Interact Club and congratulated all the enthusiastic speakers for partaking in this event and kindling the flame of altruism among youngsters during these trying times.
Mayoor Interact Club hosts Poster Making Competition
Art has the power to transform, illuminate and inspire young minds to paint the canvas of their life with brimming colours.
To generate positivity amidst unprecedented times of uncertainty and hardships we are facing, Mayoor Interact Club, in collaboration with Rotary Club, Noida City organized a Poster Making Competition on the topic, Positivity during Pandemic, for the young artists of Classes VI-VII on 5 August 2021.
Special guests, Rotarian Ms Rachna Singh, Chairperson, Rotary Club, Noida City and Rotarian Mr Sanchit Khanna, President, Rotary Club, Noida City graced the occasion with their benign presence and extended a heartfelt appreciation to the Mayoor Interactors for the amazing initiative of creating hope and optimism through this engaging event.
Recounting the predicament pervading our lives in the wake of the pandemic, Ms Singh in her address, accentuated the need of remaining positive and spreading the message of harmony and hope to cope with the vicissitudes surrounding us. Being greatly impressed by the creative efforts of the young Mayoorians, she applauded and encouraged them immensely.
The competition which was conducted on the digital platform, witnessed 65 creative minds unleash their imagination and ingenuity to overcome the dismal environs with positive presentations. In category A, Avneey Rawat of VI-I bagged the first position and the second and third positions were secured by Sumaiya Fatima of VI-A and Ridhisha Jain of VI-D respectively for their commendable efforts. In category B, Anjani Singh Rathode of VII-D was adjudged as the winner for her astounding oeuvre. Adya Raj of VII F and Aleena Khan of VII E were declared as the first and the second runners-up for their spectacular creations.
Principal, Ms Alka Awasthi thanked Ms Rachna Singh for her constant co-operation and support in the smooth functioning of Mayoor Interact Club and congratulated all the enthusiastic artists for partaking in this initiative and igniting the flame of hope and positivity.
Mayoor Interact Club Organises Tree Plantation Drive
Planting a tree is the easiest way to align yourself with the cosmic rhythm.
Trees which are an essential life-giving source are a crucial factor in our existence and the sustainability of the environment. Yet, the lungs of our land are getting depleted in the world, causing major concerns and the problem of global warming. It is extremely vital to understand the role of trees in our lives and how their absence can affect the existence of humanity itself.
In an endeavour to safeguard the biodiversity of the ecosystem, Mayoor Interact Club, in collaboration with Rotary Club, Noida organised a tree plantation drive on 28 June 2021. The student members of the club enthusiastically partook in the drive by planting saplings in their immediate environs while observing strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols. This initiative not only added greenery and scenic beauty to the surroundings but also generated responsibility and sensitization towards mother Nature among the students. With this act, the keen green warriors proved that when the entire mankind is limping back to its feet, planting trees is one of the most important way to help stave off the effects of climate change post the global pandemic.
Expounding the motto of Rotary Interact, Service Above Self, Ms Rachna Singh, President Rotary Club applauded the Mayoorians for the noble deed, and echoed the importance of planting trees for a greener and healthier planet.
Principal, Ms Alka Awasthi extended her heartfelt appreciation to the Mayoor Interactors for exhibiting unconditional compassion towards the environment during these trying times and underlined the paramount necessity of trees for the future of our planet.
Applauding the commendable courage and concern displayed by the young saviours of the planet towards the sustenance of the biosphere, Vice Principal Ms Sunita Dahiya reiterated the relevance of trees for improving our physical and mental well-being.
Mayoor Interact Club Organises Elocution Competition
Eloquence is the power to translate a truth into language perfectly intelligible to the person to whom you speak.~ Ralph Waldo EmersonGandhi
The Interact Club of Mayoor School, Noida organized an elocution competition on the topic, Covid 19- A Learning Curve on 12 December 2020 for the students of classes IX and Xproviding them a platform to showcase their oratory skills. The special guest of the day, Rotarian, Ms. Rachna Singh, President of Rotary Club, Noida City, graced the occasion and motivated everyone with her benign presence.
The event commenced with the welcoming of the esteemed guest and other dignitaries which was followed by an inspiring speech by the Principal, Ms. Alka Awasthi, wherein she reiterated that Mayoor Interact Club is an initiative to inculcate the values of generosity, sharing and caring among the youth and wished good luck to all the participants.
All the contestants participated with great zeal and enthusiasm and the poise, self-confidence and praiseworthy articulation delivered by the speakers with conviction, made the event a great success. It was indeed astounding to see students express their thoughts, insights, and humour in their deliverances.Tanvee Maheshwari of IX G bagged the first position while Avantika Chauhan of IX A and Bushra Razaq of IX D secured the second and the third positions respectively.
In her address, Ms. Singh emphasised on the motto of Interact Club, 'Service above Self' and applauded all the contestants who exhibited perfect nuances and finer points that go into making a speech interesting.
The competition culminated with a few words of encouragement and advice for improvement by the judges which was followed by the Vote of Thanks proposed by one of the members of the Interact Club.
Chains of Change - Campaigning for The Community
Inauguration of Mayoor Interact Club 2020-21-Mahatma Gandhi
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others Mayoor School, Noida, was presented the official Charter Certificate, certifying the school's formal induction into the Interact Club, under the aegis of the prestigious International Rotary Club for the second consecutive year on 17 June 2020. The one-of-its-kind ceremony held using the online portal witnessed the presence of Rotarian Ms Rachna Singh, President of Rotary Club, Noida, other Rotarian guests, Principal, Ms Alka Awasthi, Vice Principal Ms Sunita Dahiya, mentor teachers and the newly appointed Interact Club Council Members and volunteers.
The event commenced with the introduction and welcoming of the esteemed Rotarians to the school. This was followed by an inspiring speech by the Principal wherein she encouraged students to actively participate in community service and reinforced that Mayoor Interact Club is an initiative to inculcate the values of generosity, sharing and caring and being sensitive towards the entire society as a whole. Emphasising on the motto of Interact Club, 'Service above Self', Ms Singh, President of Rotary Club presented the Charter and declared the newly appointed council members. Khushi Kalyan was announced as the new interact club President, Addiya Verma took over as the Vice-President, while Afreen Khan and Ajooni Kaur were declared as the Secretary and Joint-Secretary respectively. A short video featuring the activities carried out by the Mayoorians during this ongoing pandemic was presented.
The event concluded with the Vote of Thanks proposed by the Vice-Principal, paving the way to an activity-filled year of promising service.