Prof. Glynda A. Hull from the University of California, Berkeley along with her team comprising John Scott, Jessica Adams, Devanshi Unadkat and Dhruv visited Study Hall Educational Foundation in connection with the ‘Write4Change: Online Global Writing Community for Youth Online’ research project which aims to learn about how educators and students create and participate in online writing communities and write for social change. The project also aims to know how visualizing data could help students think about their writing and themselves as writers in new ways.
The participants from Study Hall and Prerna schools were put into 4 groups and they were given access to 360 Virtual Reality camera equipment. The students were acclimatized to the use of the new technology. They confabulated about the social issues or themes to weave their stories around. Thereafter they captured the cityscape with their lens along with their escort teachers. Then they thought about the music, subtitles, narration and special effects to complement their visuals. The resultant videos were about the life of the underprivileged girls in Prerna school, the sights and sounds from the culture, history and cuisine of Lucknow, Women Empowerment and the Socio-cultural diversity of India.
The team from Berkeley was quite impressed with the final outcome and lauded their efforts. They congratulated them for their proactive participation and involvement in all stages of film-making. It was teamwork all through and the efforts shone in every aspect of the videos.
It was a mutually enriching interaction and the students of SHEF in particular Study Hall and Prerna learnt how to use the new technique and compared it with the existing 180-camera technology used currently by them. The use of multi-modal approach was a unique experience.
We hope that this ongoing project would provide access to new technology and an interface with global student communities to share, learn and grow together.
|Write4Change: Online Global Writing Community for Youth Online|
On November 18, 2017, Study hall Junior School celebrated its annual sports event ‘Kaleidoscope’, amidst great verve and camaraderie.
Our Chief Guest, Mr. Vijay Prakash, IG Faizabad other dignitaries and parents were warmly welcomed by the Head Mistress, Junior School, Mrs. Bani Malhotra and Head, DOSTI Mrs. Surabhi Kapoor. This was followed by a speech by the President and CEO of Study hall Foundation, Dr. Urvashi Sahni.
The Sports event was then declared open by our Honorable Chief Guest by releasing of a cloudful of colourful balloons in the shape of umbrellas, which depict the values which we instill in our children.
The Prefects were introduced by our Principal Mrs. Shalini Sinha, after which all eyes were riveted on the field where a spectacular and a well synchronized march past flashed by, commanded by the office bearers.
The splendid drills splattered the field with a riot of colour and vibrant hues. These were based on our theme of the day-‘Kaleidoscope’. These field displays were indeed a visual treat for all, to say the least, involving mass student participation from classes I to V.
Funny Little Bon Bons by our littlest ones of class I, the wide-eyed Minions of class II, Harmony in Rhythm by the children of DOSTI, the Tinkling Tambourines of class III, transported everyone into the land of music and mystique. The stylized Yoga and the Musical Parasols by class IV also had the audience applauding and cheering.
These dance/PT displays were interspersed by the track events which included cute races like Spirited Scouts of class III, the Zesty Zuzu Race, the Woddle Waddle race to name just a few. Some fun races were also organized for our enterprising parent community.These had the children cheering loudly.
Our kaleidoscopic event came to an end by the declaration of House Points by Dr. Urvashi Sahni, with the Vote of Thanks given by Mrs. Meenakshi Bahadur, the Vice Principal.
A Fire Drill was conducted on 7.10.17 on the school ground by the Fire Department to showcase the working of fire extinguisher and fire hydrant. An evacuation plan was also discussed. It was attended by all the students, teachers and the support staff.
Study Hall girls had an excellent Self Defence Session with the Red Brigade Organization. Some 100 girls were taught the skill of self-defense. The most important aspect of the workshop was that the technique demonstrated was from the ‘Attackers’ mentality. The basic skills were taught and girls participated enthusiastically.
|Self Defence Session with the Red Brigade|
The Satguru project had organised a project RALLY FOR RIVERS to create awareness among the general public and inspire them to protect rivers on 1st Sept 2017.It was an initiative for a noble cause.Our school students also participated actively in this rally and marched with banners and posters, highlighting the urgent need to save rivers.
The Study Hall School as part of the ongoing India’s Daughters Campaign 2017, organised an open discussion on ‘Child Marriage is a form of domestic violence’ on Thursday. Besides Study Hall School, students from Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidlaya (Bakshi Ka Talab), Prerna Girls School and Vidyasthali also participated in the discussion.
The Prep school provides full day care programme for children between the age group of 9 months to 8 years.
The full day care program has been designed to provide a facility for parents who would like to see their child be comfortable and safe, while they are at their workplaces. It allows mothers to return to their workplaces without compromising on the quality of care and love their little ones get. We strive to ensure that we provide a safe, healthy and nurturing space for children to learn and grow.
8:00 am – 6:00 pm (Full Day)
Rs 5500/- per month
12:00 pm – 6:00 pm (Half Day)
Rs 3500/- per month
12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Rs 2500/- per month
Rules And Regulations
- Age Group 9 months to 8 years
- Registration Fee – Rs 2000/- + Rs 500/- Security (Refundable)
- Fee has to be paid before the 1st of each month.
- A late Fee of Rs 30/- per day will be charged after the 1st.
- Late pick-up per half-an-hour is Rs 100/-
- Day Care opens from Monday – Saturday.
- Saturday Timings : 8:00 am -2:00 pm ( 3rd Saturday will be closed.).
* Children issues/ problems at the Day Care are dealt with care, concern and affection.
* Parents are welcome to participate in the children’s activities at the centre.
* Any kind of queries, apprehensions, complaints or suggestions are to be directed to the Coordinator. The Coordinator will promptly attend to the queries/ concerns.
*All activities will be scheduled and carried out in a routine manner. However, the deviation can occur if the need arises.
* Birthday celebrations can take place in the Day Care. Eats and crockery to be provided by the parents. Only parents, Grand-parents and siblings are allowed in the celebration.
* The Day Care working hours are from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
* Parents are requested to pick up their child latest by 6 p.m. However, an unavoidable delay by 5 mins. is acceptable – if it goes beyond, then a late pick-up of fee Rs 100/- per half an hour will be levied.
- Change of clothes.
- Extra Diapers for diaper babies.
- One hand towel.
- Kindly write the name of the child on all the clothes, towel, bag, water bottles and tiffin, etc.
- A small kit with a comb, any cream or talc the child is using.
- Parents are requested to provide food & snacks for children. An evening snack like biscuit/ fruit will be provided by us.
- Clean RO drinking water is available. Drinking water bottles have to be provided by the parents.
- Feeding bottles and water bottles for babies to be sterilized at home.
- Toddlers and babies will be fed by the Care givers. And, at the same time toddlers will be encouraged and helped to eat independently.
- In case, any kind of food spoilage is detected by us, we will notify the parents and provide something, on request.
- Pre Lunch snack
- Evening snacks
- It is compulsory for parents to apprise the Coordinator about health issues, if any.
- If the child is suffering from any communicable diseases such as viral fever, common cold, chicken pox, measles, etc. He/ She must not be sent to the Day Care in the interest of other children.
- We are ready to administer prescribed medicines to children, as per written instructions of the parents and a copy of the prescription.
- Please inform the Day Care if your child is suffering from any allergies.
- The parents will be informed if the child is running temperature. Medicine (Paracetamol) will be administered only on parent’s permission. The child must be picked up from the Day Care within an hour of intimidation.
The child will be handed over only to his/ her parents or someone who has been authorized by parents to pick up. In case a new person is sent to pick up the child. We should be notified well in advance.
Study Hall Junior School organized JASHN-e-BACHPAN, a two day extravaganza in which the students of many prominent schools of the city took part very enthusiastically. As the name suggests, the highlights of the festival was the celebration of childhood. in order to make it to fun filled event, a plethora of interesting
Special children perform at Jash e Bachpan
As part of our ongoing programme of integration Dosti /Study Hall School junior section organized a two day inter school fest of various cultural and fine arts activities. Group dancing, singing, fancy dress with a message on Swatch Bharat, puzzle making, drawing/colouring and plasticine modeling were the activities. Five local special schools participated along with the students of Dosti. The participating schools were:
- Navdeep Vishith School
- Asha Awwa
- Asha Jyoti
- Bal Bharti
|Ananya Chopra Class- II – Kahein Kahani (Story Telling)|