WORLD BOOK DAY OBSERVED IN THE SCHOOL PREMISES
“Children need books, and enabling children to read is one of the greatest gifts we can give to each new generation - Ms. Jyoti”
Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana celebrated ‘World Book day’ to highlight the importance of reading for educational development and to appraise the students with reading books. The day was observed with an aim to create awareness among the students to develop extra reading habits. On this day, the students of K.G. to III maintained a class library and they were given extra time for reading as well. Teachers of respective classes awared the students about the importance of reading. The students were having keen interest in book reading, they were elected as class librarian. They are Rajvi (K.G. Aster), Divyanshi (K.G. Bluebell), Kirandeep (I-Bacon), Harleen (I-Chaucer), Naina (II-Bacon), Yashita (II-Chaucer), Harjot (III-Bacon) and Krishna from III-Chaucer who were elected as class librarian for maintaining their class library.
The Principal of the school Ms. Jyoti said that it’s the biggest worldwide celebration of books. She made the students aware about the connection of ‘World Book Day’ celebration with the books which were established first time in the year 1923 by the various Spain booksellers in order to pay tribute to the most famous author named Miguel de Cervantes who died on that day. She explained the students that this is a Catalonian Festival and also the birth and death anniversary of William Shakespeare. She said in her concluding address that it was encouraging event for all the students and teachers to get involved with, and they had a thoroughly good time. But this also gave the opportunity to talk to the students about the importance of literacy and to encourage students to read more.
On the whole, the day was celebrated with the message by our worthy Principal that “There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning.”