Tibet Day Celebration

A group song presentation by Junior grade students.

A full day March : Remembering the 10th March

Students on the long march for Tibet and its people.

Basketball tournament on process

Health is wealth. The majority of the students take keen interest in various competition between the four houses.

Gandhi Jayanti

Commemorating Gandhi Jayanti with Swatch Bharat Abhiyan.

A visit my Alumini

Dr.Tenzin Dadul and team of doctors from the Cancer Medical Dental Programme visits our School to provide their assistance to our community.

Saturday, 6 July 2019

His Holiness Birthday Celebration

His Holiness the XIVth Dalai Lama turned 84.It was the day to remember the kindness and the service that His Holiness was devoting his entire life for the Tibetan in the whole world. The day was started via a traditional Tibetan sangsol at 8:00am  in the morning and followed by the main function. His Holiness the Dalai Lama portrait was hailed from and main chapel in the school hall by the school Principal and the M.C members. All the staff members, the captain had offered scarf in His Holiness portrait. Next School principal showed the school monthly Loter news .  This year is to commemorate the 84th birthday. At the same time the school plant 84 flowers in front of school office . The day was one of the most memorable day for all the staff and students of TCV Chauntra.





Saturday, 22 June 2019

SUMMER FETE


Summer fete is one of the favourite events of the year for the children. The annual summer fete of this year took place on Saturday  22nd June. It was organized by the cultural committee of the school. It was held at the football ground as usual. There were variety of stalls and fun games including tea and food stall, ice cream stall, juice stall, Mini shop, lucky dip, hoopla, pyramid, splashing the balloon, lucky basket, white elephant, Mickey Mouse bouncy, trampoline, Ferris Wheel, tambola and many more. Not only was it a fantastic event, it also helped raise fund for the school with the support of the students, staff and the visitors. Thank you all for the support!





Friday, 21 June 2019

JUNIOR ENGLISH SPELLING BEE

The inter class Spelling Bee was held on 21st June at the school auditorium during the last two periods. It was organized for 5th and the 6th graders and was conducted by class 4, 5 and 6 English teachers. Seven spellers from each section participated in that spelling Bee. In total 42 students took part in that Spelling Bee. The best spellers were selected by their English teachers after their spelling tests in class. The spelling bee consisted of four rounds i.e. Easy, Average, Difficult and the Champion round. The spelling champions of 2019 Spelling Bee were Pema Dorjee of class 6 S and Tenzin Jamyang of class 6 B. Hearty congratulations to them! This competition helped the students to realize the importance of spellings, to improve their spellings and to enrich their vocabulary. 







Monday, 17 June 2019

THE KAGYUR and TENGYUR PROCESSION

The holiest of Saka Dawa is the full moon day, the 15th day of the month which is associated with Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and parinirvana. This year it fell on 17th June. Unlike last year this year the cultural committee of the school organized the Kagyur and Tengyur procession around Dzongsar Monastery. On this sacred day the students of class 7 to 10 carried the holy Kagyur scriptures on their shoulders and started the sacred procession from the school gate to Dzongsar Monastery chanting “Jangchup Semchok Rinpoche” They circumambulated the monastery with the holy scriptures. It was a holy march and everyone felt blessed.









Wednesday, 12 June 2019

KAGYUR READING

Saka Dawa is considered the most sacred Tibetan Buddhist festival celebrating Lord Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and parinirvana.  Saka Dawa is called the meritorious month. In Tibetan Dawa means “month” while Saka means the name of  the closet star to the earth. In this month any good deeds performed  are rewarded with one hundred million times merits. It falls in the fourth month in the Tibetan Lunar Calender.
To commemorate this holy month the cultural committee of the school organized Kagyur Reading on 12th and 13th June at Lother Hall. According to an internet site “Kangyur” is the translated words of the Buddha. It is the entire collection of texts regarded as “Buddhavacana” or “Buddha word,”  translated into Tibetan. The texts are considered to be “Buddha word” are records not only of the Buddha’s own discourses, but also of teachings and explanations given by others – often by his close disciples with his approval, or by other enlightened beings. Also included are systematic compilations of the Buddha’s pronouncements on particular topics, eg. the rules of monastic discipline in the Vinaya texts

The teachers and the students above class 7 assembled in the hall to read the holy scriptures. ( Kagyur )  The students of class 3 to 6 recited prayers at their respective classes and class 1 and 2 students chanted the mantra “Om Mani Padme Hun” at their homes led by their home mothers. The stage was decorated with religious symbols, decked with butter lamps and tsoks. Refreshments like tea, juice, hot water, bun, biscuit and samosa were served for all. Everyone got an opportunity to earn merits and felt blessed on this auspicious month.  


Friday, 31 May 2019

ENGLISH SINGING ASSEMBLY

English singing assembly was first introduced by our beloved mentor Mrs Tenzin Pelmo La, T.C.V. English Resource Person in T.C.V. Schools last year. Since then our school has been organizing it in our school under the guidance of English teachers and this will continue for the years to come. The main aim of the singing assembly is make the children learn English through songs and make them interested in learning English. This year the 1st English singing assembly was held on 31st May at the school auditorium during the morning assembly. The program was led by English and Social committee chairperson Miss Lhakpa Dolma La. Students of class 4, 5 and 6 participated in it along with their respective English teachers. Class 5 and 6 students sang and danced on the tune of ‘Earth- We’re in it together’ with the music and without the music. The theme of the song is to save our Earth. Class 4 students presented few Jolly Phonic Songs they have learned from March till May. They are the ones who have started learning English this year or they are the beginners. They impressed the audience with their beautiful songs. The students sang and danced with much enthusiasm and zeal. 


Saturday, 25 May 2019

INTER HOUSE CULTURAL SONG AND DANCE COMPETITION

T.C.V. aims to develop a sound understanding of Tibetan identity and culture and taking these goals into account an inter house cultural song and dance is organized every year in all the T.C.V. Schools to preserve and promote our culture and identity. A large number of students get the opportunity to learn Tibetan songs, dances and music.
The inter house cultural song and dance competition of  this school took place on 25th May in the school’s Lother Auditorium. To grace the occasion the school has invited Dr. Pema Yangchen La, the Education Minister, CTA as the chief guest and some  distinguished  guests. The judges for the competition were Mr. Tsultrim Dorjee La, Mr. Phuntsok Tashi La and Mr. Yeshi Tsering La. They had the most difficult time since the competition was neck and neck. The competition was between four houses based on four different items namely, a group song, a duet song, a junior dance and a senior dance.
This year, around 500 students participated in this mega event. The students literally gave their heart and soul in learning and rehearsing  those songs and dance items within a short span of time under the guidance of their hardworking and dedicated house masters and mistresses. They mesmerized the audience with their awesome and exquisite performance.

Finally the result of the competition was declared and the winners were awarded with trophies by the chief guest. In group song, Nyatri House bagged the first prize, in duet singing category Triral House stood first, in the junior dance competition, Nyatri bagged the first prize and Songtsen House bagged the first prize in the senior dance category. The overall winner of inter house cultural song and dance competition was bagged by Nyatri House. The competition was a grand success as it brought out a number of hidden talents and more number of students’ participation. It was a memorable day for everyone. 


Tuesday, 14 May 2019

A VISIT BY HONOURABLE EDUCATION MINISTER

The minister of Education Department, CTA, Dr. Pema Yangchen La paid a visit to T.C.V. School Chauntra on 14th May, 2109. The school management and the students from class 1 to 5 stood in rows from the school office to the school I.C.T. room welcomed her warmly with white scraves in their hands. During her visit she inaugurated the school well furnished I.C.T. room where she observed class 9 students learning their English lesson using I.C.T. under the guidance of their English teacher.
The inauguration was succeeded by the Kalon’s talk to the teachers at the school prayer hall. In her speech to the teachers, she shared her wide knowledge about teaching pedagogy. She shared some teaching strategies, grouping strategies and strategic praising.  She stressed on the importance and benefits of reading. She reminded the teachers to give opportunities to the students rather than punishments. She quoted a famous quotation “We teach who we are.”  She concluded her talk by thanking all the teachers for the dedication and sincerity they put towards educating the young minds.
At 12:45 p.m. the students from class 6 to 10 and the teachers teaching these classes gathered in the school hall to listen to her inspirational speech. She addressed the students by saying that they should feel fortunate to get an opportunity to learn in school as millions of children don’t have such opportunities. She also reminded them to feel the gratefulness of H.H. the Dalai Lama, CTA, Ama Jetsun Pema La and told them to think what they can do for their family, village, their society and their country at large and accordingly keep an aim for themselves. In her final talk she let them know the importance and benefits of reading.

She paid her final visit to the special school where she was given a tour of the special school and met the staff and the children with special needs. It was an unforgettable day for the school children and the staff of T.C.V. Chauntra.