Gardenia School March 2016 Newsletter Update
Kids from the Gardenia School benefited in March with free Medical Check-ups, an initiative of The Alphabet Club to screen children from any illnesses. This project was done in partnership with several local non-profits and hospitals at Freesia School and it was successfully completed for all children. Furthermore, the students received multi vitamin supplements and parents were advised on all the findings from this medical camp.
Holi, festival of colors was celebrated with children, parents and staff and everyone thoroughly enjoyed playing with colors on this day!
Also, screening test for children seeking new admissions for the 2016-17 academic year has been successfully completed!
Attendance and Nutrition
No. of students enrolled: 41
Total number of meals served this month: 1,683
No. of school days: 24
No. of Students Enrolled (Day): 41
Average attendance: 36
Attendance in %: 88
Total breakfasts served: 907
Total lunches served: 776
Total number meals served since opening at Gardenia: 10,512
Total ABC-BB School partnership meals since opening: 293,169
Lot of focus went into preparing and gearing children for the final assessment. Teachers took time in revising and spending time on previously taught concepts and brought children up to speed in all subjects.
Children are encouraged to play in our outdoor play ground. Every day, 15 minutes of physical activity is included in the schedule.
Well balanced nutritious meals were prepared and served every day. Children were served breakfast and lunch on all working days. A total of 1,683 meals were served this month of March.
The children of Gardenia were screened for General Health check-up at Freesia School. A thorough check-up was done for the children and the findings were reported to the parents
Women’s Day was celebrated with a great joy by all the teachers and assistant staff. Since the school is run completely by the women staff, they took pride celebrating this day!
Holi festival was celebrated with the children. It was a very happy moment for all of them at school to apply colors on each other’s face.
Birthdays are special for everyone. Children express great joy in celebrating their birthdays with their friends! Here are a few pictures from the birthday celebrations from 27th of March.
“Special Thanks to the staff that supports the Gardenia School at our Implementation Partner, Building Blocks, to the Infrastructure Funding Partner, AlphaBet Club donors and volunteers, Casa Foundation for construction and fundraising efforts and DNF for providing the building.”