6th Inter School Staff Football tournament

TCV Lower Dharamsala Staff celebrating the victory of Tournament.

73rd Indian Independence Day Celebration

TCV Chauntra celebrated Independence day with various programs including patriotic song,dance,poem and drama.

Inter house club Football tournament begin

Health is wealth. The majority of the students take part in football tournament. This year around 60 team have participated.

Visit by Education Minister

CTA Education minister Dr. Pema Yangchen la visited the school and inaugurated the school well furnished I.C.T room.

National Library Day Celebration

School Librarian has organised book display during Library Day celebration.

Wednesday, 2 October 2019

GANDHI JYANTI

Gandhi Jyanti is celebrated every year on 2nd October to commemorate the birth anniversary of Gandhiji – the father of nation. This year T.C.V. Chauntra celebrated 150th birth anniversary of him by organizing a function in the morning and community service (Swatch Bharat or Clean India ) thereafter.  
The function was attended by the staff and the students above class 6 at the school auditorium. It began with the singing of the Indian and the Tibetan national anthem followed by the lighting of a butter lamp in front of the portrait of Gandh ji by the school Principal. Miss Dekyi Wangmo La, a  Social Science teacher address the audience by giving a talk about the life history of Gandhiji, the sacrifices he made for his country and about his non violent ideology.

Cleanliness and community service were treasured by Gandhiji. “Cleanliness is next to Godliness” is Gandhiji’s mantra and to pay tribute to him, a cleanliness drive was initiated by the school Social Science department. Classes from 5 to 10 and the staff of the school joined the cleanliness drive to clean inside and the outside of the school. The team of students and staff could transform the dirty locality into a pleasurable one.








Friday, 20 September 2019

ENGLISH DAY

English Day was celebrated on 20th September, 2019 aiming to encourage the students to take interest in learning English and to show everyone their ability at English. The day was organized by the English teachers and was supported by the students from class 4 to 10. Various English activities were carried out from 8:45 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.
The morning program started with the English singing assembly. Students from class 4 to 10 participated in that singing assembly and they sang two songs namely ‘This Is Our World’ and ‘The Earth Is My Home’ with the music and without the music. They sang the songs with full enthusiasm and gusto and the songs echoed the whole school. It was followed by the speeches on the importance of Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening by four students.
A book fair was held at the school basketball court A and court B right after the speeches. The students who participated in the book fair dressed themselves as a character from the book they have read and shared about the book. Two live dramas “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” and “The Little Red Riding Hood” caught everyone’s attention and stole the show at the book fair.
After the recess English Enrichment Fun Activities were played and songs and dances were performed on the stage. Twelve volunteers from each section of the classes from 4 to 10 took part in solving the crossword puzzles, riddles, word search etc. This activity was the highlight of the English Day. After each game, a song and a dance were performed before the audience. The students could showcase their singing and dancing talents and wowed the audience.
The dancing program “Just Dance” was organized in the afternoon. In this program the whole students of class 4 to 7 participated and mesmerized the audience with their dancing steps. All the students and the staff in the auditorium enjoyed the performances which were executed excellently.

Prizes were awarded to the winners for winning the competition such as Calligraphy (senior students) English Handwriting (class 4 students) and Story Board (class 5) and Class Wise English Enrichment Games. The English day ended with a high note. The students were shown an animation movie titled ‘Epic’ at 7:00 p.m. In a nutshell, the students enjoyed English Day thoroughly.





Sunday, 8 September 2019

English Extempore

T.C.V.School Chauntra class 9 Extempore was held on 30thAugust 2019.Judges were Mrs. Tenzin Dolma la(Assistant Headmistress) Miss Lhakpa Dolma la and Mrs.Passang Dolma la.In the contest, every students were given 4 min to share their thoughts on the given topics such as


·         My style of being kind to other


·         My golden words and


·         Joy and sorrow go hand in hand etc…


On the whole, the entire student tried their best to deliver their own topic to the audience. Among them the first position was begged by Mr.Tsering Chosphel of class 9-S.  Through this activities student were alerted about many topics and they were able to learn to speak an any topic without preparation.


The program ended with much applause and appreciation.


English Fund-Raising Festival

The first ever English-fund raising festival was held on 16th August,2019. This  program was organized by the Arts Department(Social science and English) under the leadership of Mrs. Tsering Palmo la (English Resource person).
The whole objective of organizing this program is to raise fund for the department to buy any material needed to enhance the teaching.The foremost priority was given to buy Jolly Grammar books for the class V students.During the program,there were many stall prepared like reading corner,books stall,snacks corner,miscellany,men's clothing,kids clothing etc. Clothes were mainly donated by shops in McLeod and Bir. Surely good deeds pay.The beautiful thought behind the program was highly appreciating the festival turn out to be unique and effective at the same time.




TIBETAN DEMOCRACY DAY  

59th Democracy Day was commemorated on 2nd September at T.C.V. Chauntra to pay gratitude to His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama for bestowing Tibetan people the gift of a democratic system of government. The day was celebrated with great enthusiasm and zeal.

The students from class 6 and above and the staff assembled at Lother Hall  at 9: a.m. The program commenced at 9:10 a.m. with the singing of the Tibetan National Anthem and Mangtsosharshey. It was followed by the introductory speech about the day by Gen Kelsang Gyatso La. Miss Dawa Tsamchoe La read out the speech of Kashag. The school music teacher Gen Tenzin Shenphen La and his team performed some songs on the stage and entertained the audience and enliven the mood and the spirit of the day. The function ended with the word of thanks by the Assistant Headmistress Mrs. Tenzin Dolma La. Finally, Gorshey was performed by the staff and the students at the school basketball court.





Friday, 6 September 2019

STAFF DAY

T.C.V. School Chauntra celebrated Staff Day on 5th September, 2019 with great fun and enthusiasm. This day is actually celebrated as Teacher’s Day all over India to pay tribute to India’s second President Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan but it is celebrated as Staff Day in T.C.V. Schools as each and every staff member plays a vital role in molding the students academically and ethically.
The Staff Day program was planned and organized by the school captains and prefects. The morning program commenced at 9:00 a.m after the arrival of the staff. The students wished the staff Happy Staff Day by singing it. Mr. Tenzin Dhondup La delivered the introductory speech on the life of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan with the aid of powerpoint presentation. Refreshments were served for the staff while the speech was going on. It was followed by songs and dance performances by the students to express their love, respect and gratitude for the staff. Fun games were arranged for the staff members to entertain them. Delicious and scrumptious lunch was served at 1:00 p.m. and they were prepared solely by the students.
Later on, a football match was played between staff teams at 3:00 p.m. It was followed by the song and dance performances by the students and they entertained the staff thoroughly. The day came to an end with a special dinner for the staff. The students had worked so hard to make and keep their staff happy and entertained throughout  the day. All in all, it was an eventful day which was enjoyed by the staff thoroughly.






Thursday, 15 August 2019

Independence Day

As usual whole India’s celebrating the Independence Day on 15thAugust, 2019 at the same time Our T.C.V.School Chauntra celebrated this occasion with full enjoyment.  Starting from 9.10 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. Our school has invited Shri Pankaj Jamwal Ji as a chief guest of this programme.This programmed started with Tibetan and Indian National Anthem with full pride and respect. All the students from class 6-8 recited the poem dedicated to Indian Independence and all the class 9 students sang wonderful patriotic song in the hall. Chief guest gave wonderful speech to the staff and students related on this occasion. This whole programmed was organized by our school Hindi Madam Mrs.Rekha Devi la.

In a nutshell, this programmed went well with full enthusiasm.








Sunday, 11 August 2019

Science Day

TCV School Chauntra Organized Science Day on 19th of August, 2019 on the theme topic “150th Anniversary of International Year of Periodic Table”. Unlike previous years, Science Department had involved Class 3 and above students to participate in morning assembly programs. There, the program was started with Head of Science Department Mr.Dawa talked on the topic “Science and Buddhism”, followed by Riglam on topic solar system by class 5B and song on  photosynthesis by class 4B students. One of the most interesting programs was every class from 7 and above had participated in the tower building activity, which was part of Marshmallow group activity, where students and concerning class teacher had great fun in making a rigid and stable building.
From 11:30am, the actual Science Day model Exhibition was started and its runs till 4:00pm.
The 1st position was batched by Mr.Pema Norbu la (Class IX-D) on his topic “No Pollution” as per the environmental awareness. Second position batched by Mr.Kunchok la and Mr.Lobsang Gyalpo la on their topic “Electromagnetic Crane” and “Electromagnetic City”. The junior school top model was batched by class 5D on topics “Greenhouse Effect”.
The new program organized by science department to encourage students in pursuing their interest in science is the “Inter Section Science Olympiad” in evening session. There, the groups participated in Quiz Round, Identification, quick solve and Periodic table round. It’s the Section ‘S’ who won the overall 1st position.
Overall, it’s been a busy day and program went successful as planned. Since there is not a word to describe it’s as a perfect, we the science department is looking forward for the betterment and improvement of science day in coming years, as well as to bring overall development in science aspect activities in school. 




Tuesday, 6 August 2019

ICT Monitoring visit by personnel from TISS Mumbai


The Department of Education, CTA with the funding support from USAID has implemented pilot project in four schools namely, STS Paonta, THS Rajpur, STS Bylakuppe and TCV School Chauntra in the year 2018. Under this project the above mentioned schools were provided with ICT infrastructure, and 28 teachers from these schools have successfully completed the four months Certificate Course on ICT and Education from TISS Mumbai. As a part of the course, these 28 certificate holders have trained 177 other teachers in ICT and Education expanding the knowledge in wide range.
Thus in order to monitor and review the implementation of ICT project in these four schools, the DoE has arranged a team of personnel from TISS Mumbai to visit the four pilot schools. Hence as per the schedule of DoE, the personnel namely Amina and Sohini ma’am visited our school on 6 August 2019 and stayed in the school for whole day to observe the ongoing implementation of the ICT in school. 

The program was scheduled as follows and went successfully.
  1. A brief introduction and meeting with the school Principal.
  2. The Focus Group Discussion with the Master trainers and the Outreach teacher
  3. Lesson observation of the Outreach teacher Mr. Tenzin Dhondup in the ICT room during the fifth period.
  4. Lesson observation of one of the Master trainers. Mr. Tenzin Choejor’s lesson was observed.
  5. Interaction with the students by the TISS Mumbai personnel.
  6. Feedback from the personnel to the Principal on the whole observation.

Sunday, 4 August 2019

CHOKOR DUCHEN Celebration

Traditional texts explain that after the Buddha realized awakening beneath the Bodhi tree at Bodh Gaya, he spent seven weeks at that spot in a series of contemplations.  First, he was reluctant to teach, fearing that people would not understand his message.  But, he was convinced by the gods Indra and Brahmā to share his discovery of truth.  Then, the texts tell us that the Buddha journeyed to the Deer Park at Isipatana, now known as Sarnath.  And there he turned the wheel of the Dharma for the group of 5 companions with whom he had previously practiced austerities.
With this knowledge, our school has given one day holiday and at 7p.m we had grand soltsog at lotter hall to commemorated lord Buddha’s teaching and our school dialectic master Mr.Sonam Tenphel  la gave brief introduction about this important day.  All the staff and student above class seven gathered in the hall for the prayer for the well-being of all the sentient beings.

Friday, 2 August 2019

14th Inter House Club tournament begin

On 2ndAugust, 2019. At 4:30 p.m. T.C.V.Chauntra has celebrated the opening of soccer club. This year our school has 38 clubs having various names. All the clubs were divided among the four houses. First match was between Tsundue Rabsel club and Amay kering club.Amay kering club won the match. This soccer tournament club will continue till 27thAugust,2019…







Monday, 22 July 2019

SA -1 Exam Begin

The entire school sits for the SA 1   exam of this academic year. School wishes all the students good luck and fair exam. The exam start from 22nd July to 27th July.  



Saturday, 6 July 2019

THE BIRTHDAY OF H.H. THE DALAI LAMA

T.C.V. Chauntra celebrated the 84th birthday of H.H. The Dalai Lama on the 6th of July at the school auditorium. The function was attended by staff and the students above class 6. The function started at 8a.m. with the Sangsol followed by the procession of the portrait of H.H. The Dalai Lama from the school chapel to the Lother Hall with ceremonial enthronement chanting. The portrait of H.H. was accompanied by Tadup Lopon, the school Principal, MC members, School Captains and Prefects. 84 flowers pots symbolizing the age of H.H. the Dalai Lama were offered. The school Principal Mr Passang Tsering La  lit the butter lamp to the portrait of H.H. the Dalai Lama followed by the offering of traditional scarf to the portrait by the staff  and the school Captains and Prefects. The prayer ‘Gyalwai Shabten’ was recited too. Dresil, ( sweet rice) ladoos and Tibetan butter tea were served to the staff and the students thereafter. The school Principal delivered the introductory speech. English Lother News 2019 was showcased and a documentary film was shown to the staff and the students. Bed sheets sponsored by Christine from Germany were distributed to homes. The program ended with the vote of thanks speech by the school Headmaster Mr. Karma Tashi La and the singing of Tibetan and Indian National Anthem.
In the afternoon at 2: 45 p.m. H.H. the Dalai Lama’s Birthday Soccer Tournament was played between Staff Team and School Boys’ Team. The auspicious day ended with peace and joy.





Thursday, 4 July 2019

ENGLISH ELOCUTION

English Elocution competition was conducted for the students of class 7 and 8 under the guidance of their English teachers on 4th July at the school auditorium. This is done annually to promote English speaking skills, in terms of  pronunciation, articulation, delivery and voice intonation. Eight students participated in this one hour program. The competition was divided into four sections namely Compulsory poem, Monologue, Speech and Optional poem. The judges were Mr, Tenzin Dhondup la, Miss, Lhakpa Dolma La and Mrs. Tenzin Tsering La. The program was hosted by Master Tenzin Kelsang of class 8 B and Miss Kunga Monlam of class 7 D. The marks calculation was done by Master Passang Tashi of class 8 B and Master Ngawang Tsephel of class 7 S. The best elocutionist of  2019 was Master Tenzin Kunkyab of class 8 S. The confidence, expression and the talent of the young ones made the event a memorable one.

Wednesday, 26 June 2019

INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST DRUG ABUSE AND ILLICIT TRAFFICKING




On 26th June, T.C.V. Chauntra observed ‘International Day Against Drug and Illicit Trafficking’. The awareness program comprised of presentation on ill effects of drugs on one’s physical, mental health as well as some tips to deal with day to day life challenge in more productive ways. It was followed by two short videos on Kunphen ( Rehabilitation Centre, former addict sharing their life journey as addict to being completely sober) as well as a video on how drugs has impacted many lives with clear image displayed on screen about various health issues suffered in one’s later life due to the consumption of drugs, alcohol and cigarettes.
At last the program was enclosed with a short skit by the students reflecting on how we as individuals  fall prey to such awful act because of social status and it encompasses the importance of saying NO to drugs to have a meaningful life.

Monday, 24 June 2019

MATH DAY ( 24th June, 2019 )

Math Day was organized by the senior school Math teachers on 22nd July to inspire and motivate the students to love Math and to know the importance of Math in our daily lives. The following are the programs conducted for the students of class 7 to 10 to celebrate Math Day.
1.A two hours video was shown to provide inspiration to students opting for career in Math. The title of the video clip is  ‘x+y, A Brilliant Young Mind’.  It was indeed an interesting and educational experience for the students of Chauntra.
2. A Mathematic quiz ‘You Think You Are A Mathematician’ was conducted by Sir Sajan Singh for the students of class 7 to 10. The selection of the students was as per the Kaun Banega Crorepati by letting the students do the fastest finger fast to be on the hot seat. The winners of the quiz from each class were Ngawang Tsephel of class 7 S, Passang Tashi of class 8 B, Tenzin Woeser of class 9 S  and Abhi Halam of class 10 D . The quiz generated intense interest in the students.



 

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.