Teachers' Training on Integrated Language Learning through Stories" by David Vale, concluded on 23rd June 2019 after 5 sessions, at Shuvatara premise. The teachers representing English and Nepali department took part in the scheduled workshop.
After the election procedure of nominating the student officials on 2nd May, 2019; the winners were felicitated on 9th June 2019 in the scheduled Investiture ceremony, where they took oaths to undertake their duties and responsibilities.
The chairman, Mr. Shyam Sunder Lal Kakshapati, designs a formal dinner for the residential students teaching them table manners, formal dining styles and international taste through a delicious four course meal all served in style at the school dining hall. Thank you Shyam sir and the team from Bakery Cafe.
World Environment Day was celebrated at school this year too. Members of Friends of Zoo (FOZ) were taken for the rally whereas hostel students along with nearby local community schools were indulged in community area cleaning campaign during the event, where the residential teachers led the event. The programmes held in school on the same theme “Air Pollution” were
• Tree Naming
• Treasure hunt
• Art Competition
• Essay Writing
• Board Display
• Special Assembly
The theme for the environment day was Air Pollution.
Fight Back Workshop was conducted in Shuvatara School in September 2018 for the senior boys and girls by the representative from Expert Martial Art Group. The mission Fight Back Program follows a holistic approach combining psychological awareness with physical training that equips young girls with ability to identify and deal with any form of inappropriate sexual advance against them.
During Sep-Oct 2018, Students from grade 1-5 were taken to Tiger Lily Petting Farm and Hands-On Museum, located in Bhaktapur at Sirutar-4, Nepal, which is just 2.5 Km. away from Arniko high way and Kaushaltar intersection. This is an educational children's petting Zoo which gives a one on one kind of learning experience to school age kids family and adult about root source of everyday needs items like rice, wheat, corn, cereal, dairy products meat and eggs. It also specializes in interactive exhibits of domestic animals, farmland and Do it Yourself Hands- on Museum with the goal of helping both children and adults to educate about the role of farmer, farming, seed , food grains and old time country's tools/ technology and machines which includes Janto, dhikki, Manapathi, theki madani, halo juwa, archery and hydro power and more. Also, students also had the chance to meet farmer and have a quick lecture from him about what it takes to bring the food on our table. By visiting the farm, students had the clear view of the source of those essential stuffs. Also they were made aware of importance of the curiosity, honesty, and openness and learnt that humans and domestic animals cohabitate and compete for the same resources on a daily basis for survival. Also they were able to learn how to respect the animals and pets in humane way. Beside visiting our museum and learning about animals, their behaviour and characteristics, students also got indulged in fun activities like: Milk our friendly cow. Ride a horse. Ride tractor drawn hayride. Play tag, running around a giant haystack. Brush the belly of our pigs. Play with our baby lamb, goat, chicks, and ducklings. Take a picture with our huge North American Turkey’s. Learn how to use the bow and arrow. Win a prize, carrying a small pot of water jug in your back using doko & namlo. Play in the sand using all shovel and bins. Play in our mini golf and learn the potting technique. Use playground for jumping rope, climbing tree, slide, swing and monkey bar. Learn butter churning technique using old time Theki & Madani. Walk in at seed bank and observe grandma's heirloom seed. Climb a tree. Run wild in open field, get hungry and walk in to Long Horn Inn cafe for Pizza, delicious meals and more.
On the 1st week of June 2019, representatives from Himalayan Medics gave 1 day basic training course on First Aid, to ECA and Residential Teachers. The training was effective in sensitizing hostel teachers as well as ECA, and in making them conscious about the pre requisites while performing First Aid treatment. It was highly appreciated, as this sort of training is beneficial for everyone, especially to the ones who are living closely with students, that too the hostelers.