7th graders enjoy a couple sparklers for Diwali at Shanti Bhavan earlier this week.
Friday, October 31, 2008
"I'm jumping from the extension building. I stay in the Gym dorm, but we were having class there. I'm not the best jumper but I'm pretty good." - Chetan (5th Grade)
"Some children plucked these flowers for us and I went and held them. These girls are my friends." Janani (4th grade) [also pictured: Nandini and Mary Sheela (4th grade)]
"We took a part of the stem of a banana plant by our dorm and planted it here. There were a lot of ants so we put anteseptic Neem leaves around the stump to keep the ants away from it." - Shakthivel 8th Grade [pictured: Akash (5th Grade), Puneeth and Babu (8th Grade).
"Here, Miss Premi is teaching us Hindi. She's drawing fruits. She is nice at teaching. My favorite subject is actually Hindi." - Vasanth (2nd Grade)
Friday, October 3, 2008
"We play Hop-Scotch holding our leg. We draw some boxes and throw a stone in the first box. Then we must jump over that box. I play with Nitya and some other girls at P.T. time." - Tulsi Priya, Second Grade.
"Aunti Annie is our school nurse and she takes care of us very well. We were 8-years-old when she was our house mother. She is loving and she is from Ooty, Tamil Nadu." - Bhavani, Fourth Grade [Pictured: Bhavani, Bhavana, Yesheshwini, Auntie Annie]
"I was the side coach for the big soccer match. I was showing when it was an 'out-ball'. Mr Daniel had me as side coach for the girl's basketball game, and since I did well, he asked me to do it again. I play forward and halfback when I am in the game." G. Vijay, Seventh Grade.
"We had a soccer match for the 9th, 10th and 11th grade boys. It was a fierce match but in the end the Purple 'Pingo' team won 2-1 with a penalty goal. I play defender and in this photo. I am trapping the ball. I love soccer." - Kumar 9th Grade