Short Street - Activities

At Mongrace, various activities are regularly organized to provide an interesting environment where children experience, learn and progress.
 
Given below is a list of some of the major activities that are regularly held in Mongrace:
 
  • Annual Exhibition (Montessori Apparatus Display Project Work)
  • Picnic
  • Sports
  • Rabindra Jayanti
  • Summer Camp
  • Independence Day
  • Magic Show
  • Fancy Dress Show
  • Teachers Day
  • Christmas Party
Project on Rainforests
Parents and Children- partners in learning.
 
Discussion about Rain forests with parents. Children of Mongrace Montessori House Short St. Kolkata interacted with their parents on the topic Rainforests. Children spoke about Sunderbans, the Mangrove Forests, while their parents discussed the Amazon Rain forests. The location, flora and fauna  were spoken about and compared . A common conclusion was reached that it is important to save the Rain forests. Children raised slogans and initiated a Saving of  Rain Forests pledge to be taken by parents, teachers and themselves alike.This activity displayed collaborative learning and both teams benefit ted immensely by this lively interchange of ideas.
Parents and Children- partners in learning.
 
Watch the video on discussion between parents and children on the following link-http://youtu.be/QUUg0i4w014
Christmas Celebration 2013
At Mongrace Short Street Christmas was celebrated keeping the spirit of "give and forgive" in mind. One week prior to Christmas children made Christmas crafts, like stars, stockings etc. On 20th Dec 2014, Children and teachers gathered in the beautifully decorated garden.

The tiny tots sang carols along with their teachers and the whole school echoed with their joyous voices. The students attired as Santa Claus attracted the attention of the audience.

Children sang "Jingle Bells" in a festive mood and danced to the numbers like "We wish you a Merry Christmas" etc.

Later the tiny angels learnt to share their joy with the less priviledged ones who were given warm jackets as gifts.

 
Annual Exhibition
Annual Exhibition 2014 was held on 11th and 12th  January. To reinforce International learning promoted through participation in British Council International  School award the theme was Around the World. bulletin  boards of work done and models on projects  like Marine life, Around the world in eight dishes, Houses , flags of different countries, Rainforests, Dresses, Games and Festivals were displayed. Montessori apparatus was diplayed and presented to the parents and guests. Among the other esteemed guests , Mrs Malvika Sarkar, Vice Chancellor, Presidency University, Dr. R.P. Banerjee, Dean IILM, Ms. Sarbari Datta, Designer, Ms.Lorraine Mirza, Principal, La Martiniere for Girls, were present.

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"The Suresh Amiya Memorial Trust (SAMT) took over the management of Mongrace Montessori House in 1984"