S.C.S. Clubs

In modern technology driven environment full with technology savvy. Individuals certain aspects of life have been undetermined. Creative pursuits like clay modeling, best out of waste dramatics, interactive plays with age mates, outdoor games in natural lap have been long last. Education can never be wholesome without holistic development of a child. In formal settings education serves to enrich students in academic arena. A child learns much in informal settings. School clubs, outside the formal bounds of classrooms setting, provide opportunities for students to participate in activities interact with peers in a supervised setting and form relationships with seniors. School club provide a supportive and stimulating environment for students and staff. They encourage all students to reach their full potential as independent learners and develop a positive attitude towards team work and shouldering a specific responsibility in parts so as to become an integral and useful member of a team. Recreational activities foster a sense of enjoyment in the members of the club. School clubs enhance the development of positive personal attributes in each student. A wide variety of extracurricular activities offered by school clubs allows students to explore their interests and discover their passions. They get involved with their high school community give them opportunity to make friends. Club activities supplement academics and give student’s practical training which they require in routine life.
The concept of school clubs gives an opportunity for adaptation to life in group, enhances spirit to volunteer for a cause and allows an opportunity to students to explore & display their talents. School clubs offer best platform for students to have their skills. The SCS calendar is packed with exciting activities and competitions involving debates declamations, elocutions, role plays, skits, patriotic as well as religious songs and dances. Regular skill having activities are executed under the guidance of qualified staff members through the following clubs.

Literary and public speaking club

It is often said, “If you can speak, you can influence. If you can influence, you can change lives”. A public speaking and effective communication skill plays a vital role in enhancing an individual’s personality. Good communication skills have been rated as ‘Most demanded’ of the other job skills. The objective of the literary club is to develop and refine interpersonal communication skills of students by literary and public speaking club.

Improving their communication skills as well as their reading habits. Good communication skills are essential ingredients for the recipe to create finest leaders.
Activities like debates, elocution, extempore, declamation ,reading news headlines, impromptu storytelling, role plays, poem recitation essay writing in English and Hindi are conducted to help students develop confidence and groom their thinking and creative skills. Hindi katha club forms a part of literary club. Debates, declamations and speech encourage students to display intellectual skills and gain confidence. They become orators.
Speech and drama promote communication skills of a child in a group, help him speak and emote before an audience thereby enhancing the emotional quotient of the student.

Heritage Club

“A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and soul of the people”.

A heritage club at school level create awareness and a sense of belonging among students and inculcates in young minds a pride for heritage. Heritage clubs organizes visits to different places of historical importance, seminars are organized to acquaint students with their rich cultural wealth, smart class innovation is used to show pictures of places, leaders, prophets and narrate their stories. Heritage club makes it absolutely sure that martyrdom day or birthday of visionary and revolutionary persona are never missed. Special morning assembly dedicated to great leaders, prophets and their contribution to society & humanity are organized. Heritage club inspire students to understand who and what we are. Our glorious past inspires our students scale greater heights in future. It motivates students to value and preserve the rich heritage of our composite culture. While students visit archeological museum and preservation sites in actual setting they take pride in the unique diversity of India’s cultural identity. Heritage clubs gives an exciting dimension to learning of one rich heritage.

Sports Club

“Champions are not made in the gyms; champions are made from something they have deep inside them – a desire, a dream, and a vision.”

Apart from promoting sports as an instrument for physical and mental fitness, the objective of sports club at school is to promote camaraderie among the students.Having access to sports and games school age children develop a sense of self-esteem, healthy team work, sportsmanship and self-discipline. Numerous physical benefits include maintaining a healthy weight, preventing chronic diseases and promoting healthy and active lifestyles not only in early childhood. Structured and organized sports activities help school age children develop important social skills such as good citizenship, positivity peer relations and respect for authority and rules. Children learn skills that help them in school as well as future careers and social interactions. Through engagement in sports children learn leadership, teamwork problem solving and taking initiative. Bringing together individuals from different religions, races and economic backgrounds sports can faster mutual respect, understanding and tolerance. Sports club at SCS organizes cricket, badminton, boxing, basketball, lawn tennis, football, volleyball, skating, chess and hockey matches in the form of interclass and interhouse competitions. Sports fiesta “Lakshya”- The Annual Sports day is the culmination of sports spirit among children at St. Carmel.

Dramatic Club

“Champions are not made in the gyms; champions are made from something they have deep inside them – a desire, a dream, and a vision.”

As great poet and playwright Shakespeare put up -

“All the world is a stage, men and women are merely players”.

He equated the whole world to a stage & life to a "drama”. These lines exalted the importance of dramatics, theaters one of the best forms of visual and performing arts. Dramatics clubs an outstanding extracurricular activity gives the child freedom of being whoever he wants to be. It helps him discover the craziest person in him. Participation in a bunch of amazing events round the year, from stage performance in morning assembly to mimes and acts, leaving behind all the stage fear help a child become an amazing outspoken an individual with multiple skill having. The purpose of drama club is to teach about acting, play production and stage work. It helps them grow as confident, extrovert, proactive individuals with high emotional quotient.

Health Club

Our body is our temple, “Keep it pure and clean for the soul to reside in.

Awareness about good health and importance of personal and public hygiene for a healthy, disease free life is the motive of Health Club.

“A healthy body is a guest chamber for the soul; a sick body is a prison”

At SCS, Healthy habits week, healthy tiffin competition, awareness about healthy Vs junk food in orientation week, Roleplays and speech about good health tips during morning assembly, successful MR Vaccination campaign are few activities organized by health club at SCS. The club organizes various health awareness programs and free checkup camps in the school campus from time to time.

Dance Club

When you dance, you can enjoy the luxury of being you.

Dance is the celebration of being in harmony with spirituality and nature, it is a synchronization of rhythm and music. The aim of dance is to develop students who are sensitive and articulate physical and verbal communicators of the visual art of dance. Through dance club, students get opportunity for healthful relaxation and recreation. Students learn to coordinate their body movements with grace and rhythm. They remain physically fit and agile and learn discipline of body and mind. Students get training in folk dance, modern Bollywood dance forms and more challenging dance forms for group and solo performances. Students get opportunity to exhibit their dancing talent and enhance their skills through different competitions at interhouse level or stage performances during festival celebrations or school functions.

Science Club

Science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers information.

High technology today is the illustration of scientific work in the past. Science is a way of life, organized collection of knowledge and its methodical application incessant experimentation, failure of a hypothesis and then reconstruction of a theory with new hypothesis. This is an analogy of science with life.

“Science is the key to our future, and if you don’t believe in science, then you are holding everybody back”.

Through science club activities in school, children develop problem solving skills and psychometric skills. Science is a vast subject even a progressive and pseudo all inclusive syllabus fails to cater to the needs of a science educator. Science club activities stimulate group participation and mobilize interest in learning science. Learning of science becomes joyful. Science club activities inculcate scientific attitude and scientific method among students. Science club at SCS organizes science exhibitions, science Olympiads and inter & intra class science quizzes to develop habits of exploration and healthy competition. Students prepare working models and participate in zonal and higher level science fairs. Such activities encourage active participation and initiative among students. Students are acquainted with latest scientific advances and the gifted students get challenging opportunities. Kitchen garden, biodegradable pit developed and managed by science club speak of students acumen in science. Eco club and its activities supplement science club activities. Birthday celebrations of great scientists, declamations, speeches, role plays on environment awareness and needs of conservation etc are major activities organized by science club at SCS.

Virsa Eco club

“One of the first condition of happiness is that the link between man and nature shall not be broken”.

Virsa Eco club allows students to be in lap of nature and appreciate the significance of natural conservation by organizing a plethora of activities like plantation Day for all students, rallies to save earth, plant more and more trees, inter house poster making competition, declamations and bookmark making competition on wetland day is an endeavor to aware students about the importance of trees.

“An activist is not the one who says that river is dusty, but the one who cleans the river”.

Thorough faith in action than visual only motivates carmelians to plant and adopt trees in and around the campus. Cleanliness drive and sensitization about segregating non-biodegradable and biodegradable garbage, composting by making biodegradable pit in campus are quite, innovative. Initiatives “Save Earth” and Compassion for wildlife” weeks have been significant morning assembly themes in live with other eco club activities like plantation day, observing environment day, wetland day and bio-diversity week, quizzes on importance and aspects of biodiversity and wildlife, seminars on soil and ecosystem conservation.