World Poetry Day the waves dance to the music of its melodies, and sparkle in its brightness.” James Gates Percival
Poetry is perhaps a more effective stress relief, it forces one to express feelings through words which help one not only tounderstand ones feelings but also communicate them more effectively .Ugyen Academy celebrated the World Poetry Day withvarious programs. The morning session started with the reading of an article on the importance of celebrating World Poetry Dayand a poem by Maya Angelou The Phenomenal Woman was read by Nikita Giri of XII Sci A through the intercom sensitizing thestudents on the importance of poetry.
English department had organized competitions for both lower as well as the higher division. Poetry writing competition was held forclasses from VII to X and presentation on poetry for XI and XII. The students from various classes presented their creativity andingenuity on the walls filled with various elements of poetry and poems written by students. None of the classes failed to impress thejudges and visitors. It was also an interactive session for the students to learn more about poetry by interacting with differentclasses. The day ended with Penden Sayang of XII Arts A reading the poem The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost.
“Poetry is eternal graffiti written in the heart of everyone.” Lawrence Ferlinghetti.
One of the poem written to commemorate the World Poetry Day.
A group of teachers from the above mentioned school visited Ugyen Academy in Punakha on 11thNovember as a part of Teachers’ Exchange Program. They were on a four days exchange program. They were from varied teaching backgrounds such as Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English, Hindi and Physical Education. During their four day stay, they had extensive interaction with the students of Classes IX and XI.
They were very happy and overwhelmed at the decent and sincere behavior of the students. They commented that the students were very simple and humble and intelligent too. They also interacted with the teachers sharing about their education system, problems and challenges.
On the last day, they were awarded with the “Be Your Best” badges as a token of appreciation and gratitude for having come all the way from Kanpur, India, to have exchange program. Before leaving, they invited Ugyen Academy teachers to visit their school as a part of Teachers’ Exchange Program.
Seth Anandram Jaipuria School is a co-educational school in Kanpur, India, founded in 1974. It follows the Anglo-Indian system of education. It has been ranked the Best School in the city by Education World Survey 2016.