“From Garbage to Garden” – awareness in SIS
“Dissipate not, turn it into manure instead” has seen its impactful sensibility/awareness in SIS on 11th June, 2017 among the students of classes 5 to 8 under the dedicated and nature loving personalities – Mrs. Kamal Jain, a teacher and volunteer of “The Art of Living Foundation”, Mrs. Shalini Udhani Bajaj, Student Counsellor of Salmiya Indian Model School and Mr. Gopal, Chartered Accountant of NBK Bank, who himself being an ardent practitioner of Kitchen Composting for over a decade. The induction of the session through the persuasive art of storytelling escorted the attention of students to the level of internalizing the things they have heard. The demonstration on the destruction of the flora and its aftermath was carried out in the form of a tableau leading audience to end the part with applause and appreciation. It was followed with the interactive session answered by the eminent speaker and a person who showed strong penchant for Kitchen Garden: Mr. Gopal. Queries on the part of students that poured kept the session, more lively and engrossed. The importance of bringing up organic plants with the focus of reducing waste and benefiting environment and ourselves had been the subject of the day with the hands-on experience administered by Mr. Gopal, which added to its vividness. The whole time was graced by the Principal, Vice-Principal, KG Supervisor and the teaching faculty. The Principal concluded the time with a note of thanks on the time spared and on the message empowered by the guests through a memorable memento presentation.