“Experience is the teacher of all things”.
– Julius Ceaser
The source of knowledge is experience. At Dr. Pillai Global Academy, New Panvel, No Bag Day was conducted on 16th September, 2016 to enhance learning through experience. It provided an outlet for the application of the theoretical knowledge learnt over the years. No Bag Day was a celebration of learning through various activities which boost our learning abilities as well as knowledge. A plethora of inter – house activities was conducted for Grades 1 – 12. The activities focused on all the four skills namely – Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing. Different writing activities such as Jumbled Words / sentences, Handwriting, Crossword puzzles, Weave a story, Caption the picture, Read the picture, etc. were conducted in different classrooms in the school premises. Also, other activities such as Declamation, Pictionary, Dress-up and Speak, Dum Charades, Elocution, Guess the good word and Show and tell set out a wave of excitement across the audience.
The day also offered opportunities to students to showcase their creativity through various Art activities such as Best out of waste and Poster making to name a few.
These activities were held at three major venues namely: the auditorium, 5th Floor TT room and 6th floor gymnastics hall. Moreover, a movie was screened in the auditorium for the young minds to relax after an eventful day. The day ended with a bang – the Prize Distribution Ceremony. Participants and winners were seen smiling excitedly, cheering each other and enjoying the warmth and love from the DPGA family!