St. Marks Sr. Sec. Public School , Janakpuri , New Delhi, India
Whenever there is a call for Social and community work SMS Janak Puri has never left any stone unturned. We are aware of our social responsibilities and are trying to lend a helping hand to those less privileged than us.
Painting for a Cause (10 December 2012)
With the aim of helping the under privileged children our school organized a Painting Competition on 10 December 2012 where the students gave shape to their ideas on topics such as 'School Chale Hum', 'When I grow up I want to become a ..............'. The sale proceeds of this competition were donated towards the 'HT Foundation For Change' which aims to educate the weaker sections of our society.
The Pramerica Spirit of Community Awards 2012
The nationwide search to handpick school students who have made meaningful contributions to communities kicked off in July 2011 as the 2012 Pramerica Spirit of Community Awards programme invited individual and group applications from students of Classes VI XII across the country. This prestigious awards programme instituted by DLF Pramerica Life Insurance Co. is an extension of the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, the largest youth recognition programme in the US based exclusively on volunteer service. This year, out of the 3000+ applications received from Indian schools, 15 individual and three group entries made it to the final round. Prominent Physicist Prof. Yashpal gave away the awards to the students for their meaningful contributions to community. Shreya Goel & Ridhima Choudhary of St. Marks Sr. Sec. Public School, Janak Puri, New Delhi bagged BRONZE MEDAL for their contribution towards society.
SOS Villages of India is a NGO which is a non-profitable organization. It helps children, those who bravely faced various natural calamities like flood, earthquakes and terrorism. SOS Villages of India provide a complete home to these children.
Helping Hand Lend BY SMS, Janakpuri
Growth of nation is also based on taking care of our weaker sections. Thus the entire school contributed generously for the S.O.S. Society. A cheque of Rs. 2,69,184/- was handed over by our Chairman Mr. T. P. Aggarwal and Manager Mr. Rahul Aggarwal to Mr. Kanchan Sen, Head Marketing and S.O.S. children villages of India Fund Raising.
Visit to SOS Village Bawana(20 July 2012)
A group of 50 students went to SOS village Bawana on 20th July 2012 and interacted with the children, visited the homes and also met their mother. The students carried with them some gifts for these children and gained a special insight of their lives.
GOONJ AN N.G.O., WORKING FOR THE UNDERPRIVILEGED CHILDREN Uplifting ourselves by caring for others
Goonj is a voluntary organization known as one of the first organizations worldwide to take up Clothing as a development subject. In this regard the students of our school every year extend a helping hand in this noble cause by donating books, stuffed toys, shoes, clothes, stationary, etc.
Contribution By Markian's
The empathetic side of the young Markians was seen when they generously contributed large quantities of stuffed toys, shoes, stationery items, books, clothes, blankets, bedspreads etc. to the NGO the Goonj Society.
Eco- Club Vasudha of St. Marks Sr. Sec Public School, Janakpuri has been working tirelessly since 1999 to add up its contribution to improve the challenging environmental conditions. The coordinators and club members have undertaken various environmental friendly activities like tree plantation, campaigns against noise and air pollution and the awareness campaigns amongst the society like No Plastic for me, Say no to crackers and the most important one the Cleanliness Drive. Keeping in mind COMING TOGETHER IS A BEGINNING, KEEPING TOGETHER IS PROGRESS,WORKING TOGETHER IS SUCCESS, the club has joined hands with The Art of Living in its Clean Delhi- NCR Drive campaign for which the school has adopted A3 block of Janakpuri for spreading awareness to keep the surroundings clean.
Earth Week Celebrations (19 to 20 April 2012)
To create an awakening in the young minds for preserving and conserving their natural environment and to make them more sensitive towards their surroundings,Earth Day Celebrations were carried out by organizing various activities such as Best out of waste, designing pamphlets (on the topics concerning environment) and designing of stamp on the theme Conserving Wild Life.Great stress was laid on the concept of 3Rs Reduce, Recycle & Reuse which was told to be adopted as the mantra in every day life.
The young energetic Markians started their drive with another important campaign Save The Girl Child. Pamphlets were released which contained Eco friendly tips to save the environment . The students with their indomitable and selfless service for their community started from the school and reached their adopted area A3 Block , Janakpuri where they cleaned up the entire area and planted saplings. . Thus instilling in others the feeling of community ownership