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Genesis – 2017-2018

Genesis: Health & Wellness Programme week

2017-2018

Guidelines

Day 1: Classes VI to VIII

Day one is for students from classes VI to VIII only

Events

1.       Poster Making

2.       Street Play

3.       Critical Thinking

Date                Monday July 31, 2017

8:30 a.m.         Registration

9:00 a.m.         Opening Ceremony

9:30 a.m.         Events at Separate Venues

Poster Making (classes VI to VIII)

Number of teams                  1 Per School

Participants per team                       2

Time Limit                              1 hour 30 minutes

Theme                                     My Social World (Topic will be shared on the spot)

 

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. There will be two members in one team and one team from each school.
  2. The theme has been shared beforehand but the topic for Poster-Making will be disclosed on the spot. Participants are therefore advised to prepare themselves for all probable topics under the theme provided.
  3. On the day of the event, teams will be given 1 hour 30 minutes to design and make their posters.
  4. Each team will be given a half cartridge sheet stamped by the Host School. Other materials required for making the posters such as paint, colour pencils, crayons, oil pastels, sketch pens, pencil, will have to be arranged by the teams.
  5. No readymade material can be used.
  6. Participants will not be allowed to paste pictures or drawings on their posters. All artwork will have to be done on the paper itself.
  7. Judgement will be based on Originality of Ideas, Clarity of the Message, Creativity, Team Coordination, Drawing Skills & Colour Sense and Neatness (in terms of maintaining their work area)
  8. The work area needs to be cleaned after the event.
  9. The team must only write the code provided to them at the time of Registration. They should not write or tell their names or their school’s name.
  10. The team should also write their theme and topic clearly on the back of their poster.
  11. The decision of the judges will be final and abided by all.
  12. All students must come in their school uniforms. All participants must carry their ID Cards and Letter of Authorization from the Principal on their school Letterhead.

 Sreet Play (classes VI to VIII)

Number of teams                  1 Per School

Participants per team                       Minimum 8 to Maximum 10 students

Time Limit                              30 minutes for preparations; 4 – 6 minutes for presentation

Themes                                   Peer Pressure, Managing Emotions, Road Safety, Anti Bullying, Impact of Media, Effective Communication, Environmental Safety, Swach Bharat

INSTRUCTIONS          

  1. Only one team can participate from each school. Each team should have minimum 8 and maximum 10 students.
  2. Students can choose the themes beforehand but the TOPIC specific to their theme will be given on the spot.
  3. No microphones, speakers, music system will be allowed or available. Teams can sing/dance by themselves to create the necessary music or sound. However, Dholak and Dufli can be used. No other props will be allowed to use.
  4. Teams using Dholak and Dufli must bring their own.
  5. Students will get ONLY half an hour to prepare.
  6. Their act should be for minimum 4 minutes and maximum 6 minutes.
  7. After 5 minutes 30 seconds a warning bell will be rung and the final bell will be rung at the end of 6 minutes.
  8. Proper dress code to be followed is—White Kurta, Blue Jeans and Black Dupatta
  9. The street play can be presented in Hindi, English or both.
  10. The street play needs to be specific to the TOPIC and not just the theme.
  11. There will be only one round of the competition.
  12. The team must not speak out their school’s name but should tell their team number given at the time of Registration.
  13. Face painting and masks are not allowed.
  14. Judgment Criteria for street play
    1. Relevance to the topic
    2. Creativity / Originality
    3. Diction/ Dialogue Delivery
    4. Expression
    5. Clarity of Idea
    6. Humor
    7. Over all Presentation
  15. Points will be deducted in case of breaking the rules.
  16. Decision of the judges will be final and binding on all teams.
  17. All participants must carry their ID Cards and Letter of Authorization from the Principal on their school Letterhead.

Critical Thinking (classes VI to VIII)

Participants per school         2 (Individual Activity)

Time Limit                              1 hour 30 minutes

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Two students can participate in this competition from each school. However, it is an individual activity and the students will be marked individually.
  2. There will be a total of 5 rounds consisting of Activity Worksheets that will assess Critical Thinking Skills.
  3. The rounds are based on the following:
  • Critical Thinking Quiz
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Find The Object
  • Word Search
  • Spot The Difference
  1. The total duration of these activities will be 1 hour 30 minutes.
  2. The students need to bring 1 green colour sketch pen with them.
  3. 1 point will be awarded for each correct answer.
  4. Students will have to follow the time limit, instructions and rules given to them during the event.
  5. Each activity will be timed and all students are expected to return the worksheet when the time is over.
  6. All students must come in their school uniforms. All participants must carry their ID Cards and Letter of Authorization from the Principal on their school Letterhead.

 

 

Day 2: Classes IX to XII

Events

1.       Poster Making

2.       Street Play

3.       Debate

Day two is for students from classes IX to XII only.

Date                Tuesday August 1, 2017

8:30 a.m.         Registration

9:00 a.m.         Assemble at JD Hall

9:30 a.m.         Dispersal for respective venues

9:30 a.m.         Workshop For Teachers

12:00 p.m.       Closing Ceremony

Poster Making (classes IX to XII)

Number of teams                  1 Per School

Participants per team        2

Time Limit                              1 hour 30 minutes

Theme                                     Substance Abuse: A Misleading Mirage

(Topic will be shared on the spot)

 

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. There will be two members in one team and one team from each school.
  2. The theme has been shared beforehand but the topic for Poster-Making will be disclosed on the spot. Participants are therefore advised to prepare themselves for all probable topics under the theme provided.
  3. On the day of the event, teams will be given 1 hour 30 minutes to design and make their posters.
  4. Each team will be given a half cartridge sheet stamped by the Host School. Other materials required for making the posters such as paint, colour pencils, crayons, oil pastels, sketch pens, pencil, will have to be arranged by the teams.
  5. No ready made material can be used.
  6. Participants will not be allowed to paste pictures or drawings on their posters. All artwork will have to be done on the paper itself.
  7. Judgement will be based on Originality of Ideas, Clarity of the Message, Creativity, Team Coordination, Drawing Skills & Colour Sense and Neatness (in terms of maintaining their work area)
  8. The work area needs to be cleaned after the event.
  9. The team must only write the code provided to them at the time of Registration. They should not write or tell their names or their school’s name.
  10. The team should also write their theme and topic clearly on the back of their poster.
  11. The decision of the judges will be final and abided by all.
  12. All students must come in their school uniforms. All participants must carry their ID Cards and Letter of Authorization from the Principal on their school Letterhead.

 

 

Street Play (classes IX to XII)

Number of teams                  1 Per School

Participants per team        Minimum 8 to Maximum 10 students

Time Limit                              30 minutes for preparations; 4 – 6 minutes for presentation

Themes                                   Gender Sensitivity, Coping with Stress, Peer Pressure, Managing

Emotions, Substance Abuse, Anti Bulling, Impact of Media,

Effective Communication, Environmental Safety.

 

INSTRUCTIONS                      

  1. Only one team can participate from each school. Each team should have minimum 8 and maximum 10 students.
  2. Students can choose the themes beforehand but the TOPIC specific to their theme will be given on the spot.
  3. No microphones, speakers, music system will be allowed or available. Teams can sing/dance by themselves to create the necessary music or sound. However, Dholak and Dufli can be used. No other props will be allowed to use.
  4. Teams using Dholak and Dufli must bring their own.
  5. Students will get ONLY half an hour to prepare.
  6. Their act should be for minimum 4 minutes and maximum 6 minutes.
  7. After 5 minutes 30 seconds a warning bell will be rung and the final bell will be rung at the end of 6 minutes.
  8. Proper dress code to be followed is—White Kurta, Blue Jeans and Black Dupatta
  9. The street play can be presented in Hindi, English or both.
  10. The street play needs to be specific to the TOPIC and not just the theme.
  11. There will be only one round of the competition.
  12. The team must not speak out their school’s name but should tell their team number given at the time of Registration.
  13. Face painting and masks are not allowed.
  14. Judgment Criteria for street play
    1. Relevance to the topic
    2. Creativity / Originality
    3. Diction/ Dialogue Delivery
    4. Expression
    5. Clarity of Idea
    6. Humor
    7. Over all Presentation
  15. Points will be deducted in case of breaking the rules.
  16. Decision of the judges will be final and binding on all teams.
  17. All participants must carry their ID Cards and Letter of Authorization from the Principal on their school Letterhead.

 

Debate (classes IX to XII)

Number of teams                  1 Per School

Participants per team                       3

Time Limit                              3 minutes for each speaker

Topic                                       “Pocket Full Of Apps: It’s A Trap!”

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. One team comprising of 3 members should represent each school. A total of 3 participants will be allowed in one team of which there will be 1 FOR the topic, 1 AGAINST it and 1 INTERJECTOR
  2. The time duration for each speaker is 3 minutes.
  3. After 2 minutes 30 seconds a warning bell will be rung and the final bell will be rung at the end of 3 minutes for each speaker.
  4. The speaker will be penalized for exceeding the time limit. 2 marks will be deducted for exceeding the time limit by every 30 seconds.
  5. An interjector will be allowed to pose only one question. No cross questioning will be allowed.
  6. The speakers would be assessed on the following criteria:
    1. Relevance to the topic
    2. Relevance and clarity of ideas
    3. Diction
    4. Confidence
    5. Voice Modulation
  7. The speakers must not speak out their school’s name but the team number given at the time of Registration.
  8. Points will be deducted in case of breaking the rules.
  9. The decision of the judges is final and binding.
  10. All students must come in their school uniforms. All participants must carry their ID Cards and Letter of Authorization from the Principal on their school Letterhead.

Workshop for teachers

Number of Teachers         2 Per School + 1 Accompanying Teacher

Time                                        9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Topic                                       Communicating Effectively With Adolescents

 

We at Blue Bells believe that aware and well equipped teachers enable students in exploring their inner selves and raise emotionally healthy human beings.

Adolescence is that phase of transition where children need us more than ever to guide them on their bumpy ride. In sync with the same, we are organizing a workshop for teachers on ‘Communicating Effectively with Adolescents’ on August 1, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The workshop will be conducted by Dr. Alka Saxena, Deputy Director (Health and Wellness), Blue Bells Group of Schools and her team.

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