At Shemford Futuristic School, Pinjore, Diwali was celebrated with joy and fervor by the Shemstars. A special assembly was conducted which began with lighting of the lamp before Goddess Laxmi and Lord Ganesha. The school hall echoed with the chanting of the mantras and the ambience reflected piousness with the beautiful Diya dance presented by the students. Along with poems, story was also narrated highlighting the relevance of Diwali nationwide. Beautiful dances from different parts of the country like garba and bhangra were also presented by the enthusiastic Shemstars. A skit on the theme, ‘Cleanliness and Eco-Friendly Diwali’ was a major highlight of the program. It conveyed the strong message that one should beautify and decorate the surroundings rather than polluting the environment by bursting crackers.
The Shemstars also participated in various activities and Inter House Competitions like Pot decoration, Diya decoration, toran making and rangoli making. All these activities were planned to enhance their skills to celebrate Diwali in a creative way.
The tiny tots of the Pre Primary Wing celebrated this auspicious festival in their own little way. They came dressed in traditional clothes for the occasion. They were made to sing songs on Deepawali. They were excited to colour diyas and make rangoli with flowers. They were also shown animated movie on Diwali.
Dr. D. R. Arora, Chairman, Shemrock & Shemford Group of Schools, Dr. Mrs. Bimla Arora, Director, Shemford Futuristic School, Pinjore and Mrs Amita Dhaka, Principal, thoroughly enjoyed the Diwali celebrations and applauded the efforts of students and teachers. Speaking on the occasion Dr. Mrs. Bimla Arora said, we should always keep our environment clean and pollution free, so that each day cleanliness becomes a way of life for the Shemstars, and not be restricted only to the festival of Diwali.