Republic Day Competitions

Republic day competitions details


Republic day will be celebrated at SFMS on Jan 28th 2018 with a parade in the Assembly by the PreK-2nd Gr classes and several competitions for the 3rd grade and older kids.

The competition categories are:
-Art and Writing competitions – 3rd Grade and up
-CORD Tshirt design competitions – 3rd Grade and up
-Speech competition – 5th Grade and up

NOTE:
– There is no registration needed for your kids to participate.
– Language classes will be cancelled on Jan 28th.
– If your child is participating in more than 1 competition, they should do Art and speech on Jan 28th and writing on Feb 4th 9:45-10:45am.

Please go through the rules for the competitions and come 10minutes early with the required supplies.


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Topic by grade for Art: (on 1/28/18 9:30am-10:45am in the cafeteria)

All grades – Peace and Harmony

Rules for Art:
1. 11X14 size paper will provided to participants.
2. No paints allowed. Kids can use only dry media: color pencils, crayons, oil pastels, charcoals, and markers. Bring your own supplies in a bag along with pencil and eraser.
3. No parents allowed during the competition.
4. Put your name, teacher’s name and class on the back of the sheet.
5. Add a caption for your artwork on the back.



——————————————————————————————— Topic for Walkathon T-shirt logo – Entries can be done at home and turned in by Feb 15th.

All grades – Impact of CORD

Rules for CORD TShirt design competition: Kids will design logos that will be used to print on T-Shirt for the CORD Walkathon.
1. Do your artwork at home on 11X14 size paper
2. Work should be done individually without the help of parents
4. Put your name, teacher’s name and class on the back of the sheet.
5. Add a tagline to the T-Shirt that is inspiring and conveys the purpose of CORD.
6. Assume that the T-shirt color will be white.
7. TShirt artwork or design can only use three colors, one of them has to be black.

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Topics by grade for Writing: ( on 01/28/18 & 02/04/18 9:30-10:45am in Media room)

3,4,5th grades – “We stand as a family bound to each other with love and respect.” Write why this is important value to have in a family.

6,7,8th grades – “We live honestly the noble life of sacrifice and service producing more than what we consume and giving more than what we take.” Write how these values will lead to happiness and success.

9+ grades – “We stand as a family bound to each other with love and respect. We serve as an army, courageous and disciplines, ever ready to fight against all low tendencies and false values within and without us.” Write how these values will lead to happiness and success.

Rules for writing:
Essay Writing contest will be held in the media room 9:30am -10:45 a.m.

1. We will provide the paper.
2. Bring a pen, and pencil to write.
3. Evaluation pointers would be content, organization, grammar, creativity & style.
4. Put your name, teacher’s name and class on the back of the sheet.

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Topics by grade for Speech: (9:45-11am in Rm 248)

5, 6, 7, 8th grades – How can you use 3 values outlined in the Chinmaya Mission pledge for success. 9+ – What does success mean to you?

Rules for Speech:

1. Write a speech in your own words that is 2-3mins long and present it to an audience. Try to memorize it and use an index card for reference.
2. Points will be given for content, effective delivery and eye contact with the audience.

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