The celebration of festivals, important days, customs and rituals in the school premises reveal a great deal about nurturing and inculcating good values in young minds. Celebrations in Sanjivani have become an integral part of joyful learning, community building and thought provoking processes. Religious festivals from across religions, national festivals and festivals related to our environment are celebrated with great enthusiasm, fervor and pride. Children are exposed to the essence of the festivals through stories, music, dance, food, discussions and a variety of hands-on activities and projects.
During Dusehra, it is the burning of the Ravana with a difference; we try to challenge that part in us which is undesirable, while Christmas brings out the joy of giving and spreading joy amongothers.The fasting month of Ramzan help us to get in touch with our inner discipline and Independence Day is about questioning and revisiting the true meaning of freedom and its relevance in today’s context.Along with the enthusiasm, fun and activities of celebrations, the qualities of sensitivity, simplicity and creativity is highlighted.
Student councils play a vital role in a student’s life. It gives an opportunity to students to learn the skills of leadership, team building, resource utilization, prioritizing tasks and confidence building. Leadership skills help students in several ways and are essential for them to deal with their peers during their academic years and in their practical life as well.
At Sanjivani International School, students have a voice and a contribution to make to their school. We provide them an opportunity to express their views on issues of concern to them. It is equally important that they are heard and encouraged to take an active part in promoting the aims and objectives of the school.
Friendship is an integral part of our lives and our happiness. Friends come in all shapes and sizes and offer different things. These friends can be turned to, in times of crisis and celebration. We rely on friends as well as family for support, companionship and advice at various stages of our lives.At Sanjivani International School, we celebrate the spirit of Friendship by tying friendship bands on plants and taking a vow to take care of the environment.
Janmashtami is the birthday of lord Krishna which is celebrated with great enthusiasm all over the country. It is believed that lord Vishnu reincarnated in the form of lord Krishna on the auspicious day of Janmashtami. At Sanjivani, small children come to school dressed up as Krishna and take part in various cultural activities to comprehend the significance of this day.
Students dressed up as Lord Krishna and Gopikas enthusiastically take part in the celebration of DahiHandi. Students, teachers and other staff members make pyramids and try to break the handi which is tied with a rope at a height.
Independence Day of India is celebrated in the school premises on 15th August every year with great splendor, joy and respect for Mother India. Many cultural programs are organized on this occasion. We dedicate this day to all those brave leaders and fighters who were instrumental in securing freedom. It is a national festival and has equal importance for every Indian regardless of religion, class, creed or race.
At Sanjivani International School, Teacher's Day celebrations are undertaken to honour teachers for their sincere efforts to impart knowledge to their students. By having celebrations on Teacher's Day, we convey the message that we care for our teachers, just as they do. Celebrating the festival is the recognition of the devotion, with which teachers undertake the responsibility of educating a child academically as well as morally. On this day, students dress up like their teachers and teach their juniors, the same way as their teachers do.
Hindi Diwas is celebrated at Sanjivani International School to display the importance of Hindi language in our country. Hindi Diwas is celebrated in the school with unique programs and competitions such as Hindi Poetry Recitation, Story Telling, Vocabulary quizzes etc.
On the occasion of Dussera the students enact scenes from the epic Ramayana. The effigy of Ravanais also burnt to depict the victory of good over evil. Students are told about the importance of Dussehra and explained why it is called Vijayadashmi. This festival conveys the message that how being in reverence and gratitude towards everything that matters in our lives leads to success and victory.
Diwali is the biggest and the brightest festival in India. The festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness. At Sanjivani, we promote eco-friendly diwali and inculcate the value of empathy in our children, so that they learn to remove darkness from the lives of people by helping them in some way. A flower Rangoli competition is organized house-wise in which students participate enthusiastically. Each class also makes eco-friendly rangoli at the entrance of their respective classrooms.
John Kennedy, 35th US President has quoted it rightly, 'Children are the world's most valuable resource and its best hope for the future.' Children's Day celebration is the tribute to childhood. Childhood is special and should be celebrated. Children's Day is to remind all young and adults about children's right to enjoy their childhood without any boundaries and to be educated adults in the future. Children's Day is to revise the right methods of raising children.
Christmas is a time to give and forgive. It is celebrated everywhere as a joyous family affair.We celebrate Joy of Giving week where our students collect items like toys, books and other gifts to be given to underprivileged children. Cultural activities are organized at the school, which includes Christmas Carols, Card making, and Christmas tree decoration.
Republic Day is celebrated every year in all its solemnity and grandeur at Sanjivani International School on 26th January. The students salute the National Flag and pledge to uphold the honour, integrity, diversity and uniqueness that is "India" Students learn the importance and meaning of being republic and their responsibilities.
Saraswati is the goddess of education, art culture and music.The festival is celebrated usually on the day of Vasantpanchami. At Sanjivani, the day is celebrated with puja with cultural programs.
Raas or DandiyaRaas is the traditional folk dance form of Gujarat. Sanjivani organizes RaasGarba in the school premises for the students. School echoes with dandia songs, fun, zeal and laughter of children all around.
A valediction ceremony is organized at the school premises to bid farewell to class tenth students by the class ninth students. It always remains an unforgettable event which is hosted in a well- organized manner. Cultural activities are a part of the function; students rock the stage on the beats of music and dance. Mr. and Ms. Sanjivani are selected by the Principal on the basis of questionnaires and students are presented with mementoes as token of love from the Sanjivani family.
Sanjivani International School organizes School Fete which helps inculcating social values and creativity in the students. It is a theme based celebration and involves number of entertainment stalls such as food, games, tattoos etc. An exhibition is also held based on the theme of the fete. The profit raised is donated to a tribal school at Kopargaon. All the students participate in the school fete and imbibe the value of team spirit and gratitude.
A colourful cultural programme and prize distribution ceremony marks Annual day celebrations of Sanjivani International School every year. It is one of the most anxiously awaited occasions in the school. Great excitement and hurried activities are visible all around. Students participate with great enthusiasm and joy, which brings out the talent of our students. The student participation is always hundred percent.