World Environment Day Celebrations

The World Environment Day was celebrated at Perks Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Coimbatore on June 5, 2018.  The day started with drawing competition on the topic “Save Our Environment”. Some of the paintings submitted  by the students are displayed below

Archana-environmental-painting

 

Environmental day Painting Perks school

 

Following which the students from various grades rendered excellent speech which depicted their deep concern over conserving nature.

Perks students speech on world Environment day

The power point presentation by standard VI to XII students stressed on the importance of saving trees, avoidance of using plastics, the effects of pollution and the means to eradicate them, social responsibilities of each individual in taking care of mother Earth.

Inauguration of Organic Farming on the environment day

 

Following the power point presentation, the inauguration of Organic Farm for the students was done by the Correspondent, Mrs. Kalpana Srinivasen. Students had interaction with the farmer who shared his experience with the students. The Students of Standard V planted the seeds with the guidance of the teachers and the gardener.  The importance of organic farming, the preparation of organic manure was explained by the gardener to the students.

Children sowing seeds on the environment day

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Blue Moon in Coimbatore 2018

A SUPER BLUE MOON LIGHTED UP THE SKY !

 

For the first time in 35 years, a Blue Moon occured during a Total Lunar Eclipse on Wednesday, January 31st, an event some called “a super blue blood moon.”

Waiting for the Lunar Eclipse

Three telescopes installed for the Eclipse watch for the students and Public

The Blue Moon is the second of two full moons in one calendar month. This Blue Moon was special because  it passed through the earth’s shadow to give us a total lunar eclipse that was visible from Coimbatore. Additionally, the alignment of the Blue Moon made it look like a Super Moon – due to its increased proximity to the earth, causing the moon to look slightly larger, bigger and brighter than the usual. And third, this full moon happens to fall during a total lunar eclipse, which is sometimes called a “blood moon” due to the reddish-orange light the totally eclipsed moon emits.

Public waiting to see the lunar eclipse

Public started to visit the school from early evening and eagerly watching the telescopes being set up

 

To witness this celestial event, The Astronomy club at Perks Marticulation Higher Secondary school had arranged a Lunar Eclipse Watch along with the experts of the Coimbatore Astronomy Club for the people of Namma Coimbatore on the 31st January 2018. The event was organised on our school terrace. The Eclipse watch was from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm.

Public is anxiously waiting for their chance to see through telescope

Public eagerly waiting for their turn to see the eclipse through telescopes

Powerful  telescopes, 3 numbers,  were arranged for the event and the Space Enthusiasts from the city had a lovely evening watching the Eclipse. Unlike a total solar eclipse, a total lunar eclipse cannot damage your eyes, making it safe to look at without any special glasses or equipment.

There were many young children who had flocked to see this rare event along with their parents and grandparents. Some children had brought their binoculars to view the event. The public stood in queues and took turns at gazing through the telescope. The experts from the Coimbatore Astronomy Club gave a lot of intresting information relating to the Eclipse and other objects in the sky. It was a very exciting and an informative evening for the people who attended this event.

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Winners of Inter School Boxing Tournament

Winners of Boxing Team

Perks Boxing Team-winners

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Eco-Training Program at Siruthuli

The students of std. VI, VII and VIII of Perks Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Coimbatore attended an Eco-training Program conducted at Siruthuli Noyyal Life Center on 27.6.14.  The students came back with a wealth of information on green cover enhancement, wealth out of waste, various aspects of agriculture from which children have got disconnected, the need to conserve water and most of all about river Noyyal – the life line of Coimbatore and shared their knowledge with others.

Visiting “The Hindu” Newspaper Printing Plant

Students Visiting The Hindu Newspaper printing plant was a great learning experience for the students. ” The Hindu “, a famous national daily has opened a state of the art printing plant in Coimbatore during 2011.

 

Perks Students visit The Hindu News paper press in coimbatore

Perks school children visit the state of the art newspaper plant in coimbatore

 

Perks School children visit The Hindu Press

Perks School Children visit The Hindu news paper plant

 

 

oys from Perks matriculation school visit The Hindu Newpaper co

Boys from Perks School visit The Hindu state of the Art Printing plant in coimbatore

Indian Postal Department Savings Scheme – an Awareness program

In recent years, Indian Postal Department has made rapid strides towards computerization and induction of e-enabled services such as e-post, IM TS, e-payment, iMO, MO Videsh, Speed Post, Express Parcel Post, Business Post, Logistic Post, Media Post and Retail Post, which most of the people in rural areas are unaware of.

 

Indian Postal department Saving Scheme awareness program by Scouts of Perks

Boys and girls from Scouts wing of Perks School conducts Savings awareness program for Indian Postal Department

 

The students of Perks conducted an awareness programme at Vellalur Village on the various facilities and schemes available in the post office.  The Ward II Counsellor, V.P. Kannan was present on the occasion.  The Scouts and Guides of Perks performed a skit on the importance of savings.  Mrs. Vijayalakshmi, the marketing executive of DOP elaborated the various schemes available in post office.  The Awareness Programme was well appreciated by the village people.

Indian Postal Department Savings Scheme awareness program

Scouts wing of Perks School conducts Savings awareness program for Indian Postal Department