The art of appreciation: Students pen tribute to frontline workers
Dimapur, May 24 (EMN): Students of DMI St. Joseph Global School came up with attractive paintings, posters, placards, essays, poems, recorded speeches and others to pay tribute to the frontlines workers who have been relentlessly rendering their humanitarian service during this difficult time.
Earmarking Saturday as the “Day to Create,” the school assigned its students the theme “Pay tribute to the frontline workers,” with the intent to bring out with creative ideas of expressing their gratitude to the frontline workers, informed an update from the school’s authority.
Accordingly, activities like poem recitation, essays, speeches, composition of songs, rendering songs, painting, poster-making, digital banner and digital slides-making and power point presentation were some of the interesting activities given to students, to tap the inborn creativity of the students.
Ever since the closure of the school due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the school has been conducting online classes for the students, it said.
Principal Backiyaraj T stated that at these difficult times, children require a kind of hobby to get relieved of their anxiety, disturbing moods and stress. These activities are specially designed to enthuse and involve children to form a hobby of their choice and bring out their inherent talent and potentiality.
Hobbies make children more confident, expressive, and make them gloss over stage fright. They also learn to master their virtual creative skills, he added.
In addition to students’ participation, considerable numbers of parents also take part in school activities at home like physical drills, exercises and Zumba dance.
Administrator Rev. Sr. Stella who oversees the school activities, expressed that extra curriculum activities are students’ parlance of expressing their gratitude to the frontline workers of the Covid-19.