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NEWSLETTER GIRLS CAMPUS 7 8 - A - 1 TO W N S HI P, L A H OR E 2nd Term, January — April 2010

Beaconhouse School System The H.M’s Message Dear Parents

INSIDE THIS ISSUE:

Prize

Today we at 78-A-1 are at the end of a delightfully successful term….. Rich with events and significantly affected by the bounties of our weather.

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Distribution

The Bilingual Declamation Contest 2010

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OLYMPIAD 2010 AT BDC

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Art

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My heartiest thanks to all the parents, guardians and students whose valiant efforts have helped to keep things growing “weed free”. The loveliest of flowers usually have the best gardeners……..and that is You at home and We at school; together we can make these flowers bloom. Our involvement in their education will go a long way in facilitating their future endeavors. Looking forward to your cooperation as always. Regards Samina Farooq

Prize Distribution 2008-2009

Competitions

Sports

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Career Guidance Programme

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Bonfire 2010

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Subject wise high achievers of classes VI, VII, VIII, IX M, IXC, XM, XC and XI C got certificates and cups for their outstanding achievements in the academic session 2008-2009.

Environmental Day Celebrated The young students of classes IV and V planted sprouting seedlings in appreciation of a clean and green environment.

The Farewell Party

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‘Points to

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Ponder’ for Parents

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Inter School ‘Friend of Nature’ Competition The Nature Club organized a ‘Friend of Nature’ Competition. The participants were given pet doves to take home and observe their behavior . Mubashra Idrees of VI Yellow got a Bronze Medal and a certificate for securing 3rd position.


The Bilingual Declamation Contest 2010 To develop debating skills and inculcate confidence among students, the Bilingual Declamation Contest was held on Wednesday,17th February 2010. The Teachers In charge were Ms Samar Atiq and Ms Rubina Kausar. The Students from VIII to XI C participated in the contest.

Topic Urdu ‘Hum tu sharminda hain is daur ke insaan ho kr’ English Even impossible says, I am possible! The names of the winners are as follows: Urdu 1st Quratul Ain Nadeem XM 2nd Momina Mughal IXC 3rd Mahbano Kazmi VIII P

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English 1st Saira Arshad 2nd Ayesha Haq 3rd Maham Shah

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OLYMPIAD 2010 AT BDC The students from classes VIII to X participated in Olympiad 2010 held at Beaonhouse Defence Campus from 24th –25th February in the following categories: 1. The Declamation Contest 2. Movie Mania 3. Parliamentary Debates 4. Master Mind 5. Painting 6. Photo Shoot 7. Brain Stew

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Winners

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Brain Stew 1st Wajiha Ejaz XIC

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Declamation Contest 1st Aerass Naeem VIII Y 3rd Saira Arshad VIII Y

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Parliamentary Debates 2nd Amna Ashraf XC

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Art Competitions: Four Students of X C and XI C participated in the Art Competition held at London Metropolitan University Lahore on 15th December 2009 . Yumna Ahmad of XI C won ‘Honorable Achievement Certificate’. Punjab Council of Arts organized an Art Competition on 28th January 2010 .More than 500 students from different schools participated in the competition. Tajulle Ahmad of X C won Consolation prize.


Sports An Inter-School Cricket Tournament was played between the boys teams of 79-G Model Town and 78-A-1 Township. The match was won by 78-A-1 Township branch.  A Basket Ball Tournament was organized by the Punjab Girls High School, Township Lahore from 28th Jan to 30th Jan 2010. Over all Six teams participated in it. 78-A-1 Girls Branch won the Champions Trophy.  Intra-regional Basket Ball Tournament was hosted by Beaconhouse Liberty Campus from 18th Feb-19th Feb 2010. Out of 28 teams that participated , 78-A –1 Girls Branch stood 4th. 

Reinforcement Workshops The Reinforcement Workshops for all the subjects were organized by Grade XI C teachers for the guidance of our outgoing class.

Career Guidance Programme Seminar for Class VIII The H.M. welcomed the parents to an Open House session based on career guidance. A seminar was held on 5th March 2010 by the Career Advisor Ms Munira Akhtar for Grade VIII students and parents regarding bi-furcating into O’Level and Matric streams. A question session followed the seminar.  Students of O Level Grade XI were taken to the BDC for orientation of 

A-level Campus. 

A trip to Dawn Expo Exhibition for XI C was arranged to inform them about varied universities.

Bonfire 2010

A fun making opportunity was provided to the students of Grade VIII to XI on Friday 19th February 2010.The bright and exotic colors which surrounded the Bonfire, made it a remarkable festivity. The energy packed dance and songs performances by the girls enlivened the evening. Bar B Q and other food stalls added flavor to the occasion.

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Security Measures Since the security of our students is of utmost importance, we have already further upgraded our Security Measures through Proper Exit Plan, Evacuation and Drills. Mr. Muhammad Zubair has been appointed as the security in charge. A vigilant support of our teachers is also appreciable in this regard. The parents are requested to assist us in the successful and effective implementation of the security measures communicated from time to time.

The Farewell Party

To bid farewell to the outgoing classes of XI-C and X-M, a bright & colourful party was arranged by IX-M and XC Girls on Tuesday, 2nd March 2010. It started with the welcome note followed by the entertaining skits which brought laughter to the smiling faces. Hadia Anis of XI C was crowned as the ‘Lady of the Evening’ and Mehak Faisal of XM received a Sash for the same title. The Headmistress Ms. Samina Farooq addressed the outgoing students & wished them Best of Luck for their bright future.

Points to Ponder for Parents  Research shows that one of the most important factors that affect a child’s performance in school is Parental Involvement. Build associations between what is taught and what your child already knows and understands.  Communicate with your children about school life. This includes talking to them about friends, academics and co curricular activities, teachers and assignments.  Build associations between what is taught & what your child already knows and understands.  Make sure that your child’s school bag is properly packed. Name should be written in BLOCK letters outside the bag as well as on all stationery items inside it.  Please check / sign your child’s homework everyday.  Make sure that your child is dropped at school and picked up at proper timings.  Take time out to read the school newsletter.  It may not always be convenient but try to attend school functions such as Open House and Parent Teacher Meetings.  DO NOT park your cars in front of the school gate in the morning and at home time.  Visiting hours should be followed. Take prior appointment to save time. Registrations for the admissions are OPEN in all classes from IV to X, session 2010-2011. 4


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