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St. Mark's School, Meera Bagh organises Umang : Celebration of LIfe - (December 2016)
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St. Mark's Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh celebrated Christmas in its true spirit as it organised Umang - Celebration of life, an event for the lesser privileged children of the society.

With excitement and enthusiasm, around 155 children from near and far participated in a range of activities - meditation, music, races and art. They were very efficiently supported and guided by the organising committee consisting of students from grades IX and X of St. Mark's School. Umang was also supported by the parents of Aditi Dabas (II D), Avi Makan (II D), Kriday Sharma (II B), Gurbani Kaur (II B), Jaskeerat Singh (II A) and Atoot Bandhan - Old Students Association of St. Mark's School.

The Principal, Ms. A. Aggarwal, motivated the children with her address and also gave away the prizes to the winners of the races as well as art competition.Each child was also given a gift pack for Christmas.
Christmas Celebrations - (13 December 2016)
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It is the time to share for we care Lending a Helping Hand to Goonj at the onset of Winters.

More than 20 sacks of woollen clothing including jackets, sweaters, caps, scarfs and suits were donated by the students of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh on 13 December, 2016 to Goonj : an NGO working for under privileged people. This initiative of the students was an attempt to help our poor brethren to combat the onset of winters with the help of woollen clothing.
Parivartan - (November 2016)
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Learning is not bound by age and has only one intention which it carries with itself : to create pure magic in the learner’s mind. To stir curiosity. To grow and enrichen the mind. Following this St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh took an initiative to help non computer literate parents to become familiar with the world of computers. The seed was sown four years back, i.e., 2013 and the parivartan team feels proud to complete the fourth batch successfully.

The team of 10 students and 13 parents was led by two computer teachers of our school, Ms. V. Lamba and Ms. S. Bhatnagar. The project commenced in April 2016 and concluded by November 2016.

The parents were given an opportunity to learn the basics of computer like Paint, Notepad, MS- Office and Internet,so that they can support their children and help them to use computers in an optimum way. This endeavour has made the parents confident enough as they now feel at par with the tech savvy world.
Joy of Giving - (2 - 8 October 2016)
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As an active participant of Daanutsav organized under the aegis of Goonj (an NGO working for our less fortunate brethren), St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh initiated ‘Joy of GivingWeek (2 - 8 October) in which hundreds of toys, colouring materials and other stationary items were collected for the Angandwadis to spread cheer among slum children.
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan - (2 October 2016)
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More than 80 students of Class XI led by the Students Council of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh initiated a cleanliness drive in the area adjoining the school on 2 October, 2016. In a bid to translate Gandhi's vision of a clean India into reality the young students armed with brooms in hand and dedication in hearts relentlessly picked the trash and pledged to incorporate swachata as a part of daily routine and lifestyle patterns.
SMS Family Contributes for the Flood Relief - (August 2016)
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St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh - SMS Family Contributes for the Flood Relief : Click to EnlargeSt. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh - SMS Family Contributes for the Flood Relief : Click to EnlargeMassive floods ravaged Uttarakhand, parts of Madhya Pradesh and Assam. In response to an urgent appeal by GOONJ - an NGO working in the rescue and rehabilitation initiative, St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh sent dry rations comprising more than 450 Kg. rice, 86 Kg. sugar, 300 Kg. pulses, 21 Kg. spices, tea, milk powder, bathing and washing bars, toothpaste and stainless steel utensils to the flood affected regions.
SMS Family Extends a Helping Hand to Indian Association for the Blind - (August 2016)
The students of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh collected Rs. 7,550/- to commemorate the International White Cane Day. The amount collected after sale of White Cane Day flags was contributed to Indian Association for the Blind based in Madurai, Tamil Nadu.
Labour Day Celebrations - (1 May 2016)
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Come Let’s Celebrate the Labour that built this great land from field to field, from desk to desk . . .

The students of Class XI of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh commemorated the International Labour Day on May 1 by honouring the contributions of working men and women through a series of activities. The students generated awareness about the Labour Day among the fellow students through an informative power point presentation and brief talk sessions. Thereafter the students interacted with the support staff of the school including lift men, guards, cleaners, school bus drivers and the gardener and personally thanked each one of them for their zealous service.
SMS Lends a Helping Hand to Goonj - (April 2016)
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True to the ethos and underlying values of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh, the students began the new academic session by contributing stationary items to the NGO Goonj for our less fortunate brethren. The contributions included more than 1000 new notebooks, 2000 new books, 3000 old books, 3 sacks of old clothes, 500 water bottles, 700 school bags, 500 lunch boxes and 3 sacks of miscellaneous stationary items.
Contribution for a Social cause - (February 2016)
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Be the Change that you want to See – Our Commitment to Swachh Bharat Mission - (30 January 2016)
St. Mark's Meera Bagh - Be the Change that you want to See – Our Commitment to Swachh Bharat Mission : Click to EnlargeThe St. Mark’s family firmly believes in “Cleanliness is next to Godliness” and to translate this thought into reality persistently works to keep our school and the neighbouring areas “clean and green”.

On 30 January, 2016, the students and staff members of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh reiterated our commitment to “Swachh Bharat” by taking a pledge for the same.
Extending a Helping Hand to victims of floods in Chennai - (31 December 2015)
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12 students along with Ms. S. Malik and Ms. M. Parashar visited the Goonj collection centre on 31 December, 2015 and helped in the final packing of the material being sent to Chennai.
Contribution of Winter Clothing to GOONJ - (27 November 2015)
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42 sacks of above mentioned clothing articles were contributed to Goonj on 27 November, 2015 under Project Raahat for the benefit of poor and homeless people who face a lot of hardship during harsh winters.
Project ‘The Clean Monument’ by Intach - (24 November 2015)
St. Mark's Meera Bagh - Project ‘The Clean Monument’ by Intach : Click to EnlargeOn 24 November, 2015, four students Geetansh Sachdeva (IX B), Raghav Bansal (IX A), Pratishtha Verhwani (IX E) and Sachmeet Kalsi (VIII A) of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh went to Hauz Khas Monumental Complex as a part of the project ‘The Clean Monument’ by Intach.

The students cleaned the complex and also saw the Hauz Khas Lake which was a sight to behold.

They made posters, wrote articles and pledged to keep the monuments clean.
Education that Pays for Itself 2015 - (19 to 21 November 2015)
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Six students of Nirmaan team – Shikhar Juneja (XI E), Divyansh (X F), Mansi Marwah (X C), Riya Nagpal (XI D), Anjali Labh (XI C) and Mandeep Singh (X C) alongwith teacher incharge Ms. M.V. Manchanda from St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh attended the 9th Annual Conference on Sustainability and Innovation in Education held in KIIT World College, Gurgaon from 19 November, 2015 to 21 November, 2015.

The organizer of the conference was Teach a Man to Fish, an international NGO that works with schools across the world to set up educational and profitable school businesses. Around 300 delegates from 26 countries attended the workshop. It was a good platform for knowledge sharing and for showcasing and displaying the products produced by Nirmaan Enterprises.
Parivartan : 2015-16 - (November 2015)
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Learning is not bound by age and it becomes a lot more meaningful when it is for the welfare and nourishment of their children. Keeping this in mind St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh took an initiative for the non computer literate parents to become familiar with the world of computers.

The seed was sown three years back i.e. 2013 and the Parivartan team feels proud to complete the third batch successfully.

The team of 10 students and 10 parents was led by two computer teachers of the school Ms. V. Lamba and Ms. S. Bhatnagar. The project commenced in April 2015 and concluded by November 2015.

The parents were given an opportunity to learn the basics of computer like Paint, Notepad, MS-Office and Internet, so that they can support their children to use computers in an optimum way.
Come Let’s Spread a Smile this Festive Season - (17 October 2015)
St. Mark's Meera Bagh - Come Let's Spread a Smile this Festive Season : Click to EnlargeOn the eve of Durga Puja and Vijaydashmi celebrations, the students of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh collected toys and games. More than 30 sacks of toys were handed over to the Goonj representatives on 17 October, 2015 as gifts for less fortunate children in Anganwadis in rural areas.
Gandhigiri in Action - (2 October 2015)
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- M. K. Gandhi


Around 70 students of Class XI led by office bearers of Class XII paid homage to the spirit of Father of the Nation by performing Shramdaan to clean the nearby localities in Meera Bagh on 2 October, 2015.

This initiative of translating Gandhiji’s vision of a Clean India into a reality has been supported by St. Markians for the past few years. This year, the students also spoke to small shopkeepers selling eatables and persuaded them to place dustbins and reduce the litter.
Visit to Goonj - (29 September 2015)
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The students got a hands-on-experience in sorting and packing of clothes given to our less fortunate brethren. As a part of ‘Cloth for Work Campaign’ , local people receive these clothes in lieu of their work done like building a pond, well or bunds, etc. Some clothes are also given as ‘Rahat’ material in times of disaster to various parts of India.

Students thus were able to assimilate that every thing is useful and should not be wasted.
St. Mark’s Meera Bagh extends a Helping Hand - (2015)
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A massive devastated large parts of Nepal and killed thousands of people and rendered many more homeless.

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The earthquake which devastated Nepal and killed thousands of people and rendered many homeless.

St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh contributed a cheque of Rs. 2,04,632 (Two Lakhs Four Thousand Six Hundred Thirty Two Only) towards Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund for the aid of earthquake victims and handed over the same to Mr. P. K. Bali (Under Secretary), Prime Minister’s Office.
St. Mark’s Works for a Noble Cause - (2015)
St. Mark's Meera Bagh - St. Mark’s Works for a Noble Cause : Click to EnlargeIn its endeavour to inculcate the habit of reading in students, the staff and students of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh donated 530 books for the library of two schools - Govt. Boys Sr. Sec. School, Amalvas, Jawalapuri and The Govt. Girls Sr. Sec. School, Ambica Vihar, Paschim Vihar.

A group of students, along with their teacher in charges Ms. M. Ghosh and Ms. M. Parashar, visited the schools and handed over the books to the heads of these institutions.
A Visit to Old Age Home - (25 February 2015)
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22 students of Class VI of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh along with teachers Ms. M. Parashar and Ms. S. Malik visited an old age home in Nihal Vihar on 25 February, 2015. The students distributed shawls, sweaters and biscuits among the 44 inmates of the old age home. They spent time interacting with these senior citizens. Most of them were bed ridden. The condition of some senior citizens and their heart breaking stories brought tears to eyes. It was a heart touching experience and the students pledged that they would always love and cherish the elders in their family.
St. Mark's Meera Bagh Extends Helping Hand to SOS - (20 February 2015)
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On 20 February, 2015 the Principal of St. Mark's Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh Ms. A. Aggarwal presented a cheque of Rs. 5 Lakh 10 Thousand to Mr. Kanchen Sen (Head of Individual Partnership Programme, SOS India). This was a contribution of the students of the school.

SOS Children’s Villages of India is a non-profit, non-governmental and voluntary organization committed to the care of orphans and homeless children. The SOS representative, Mr. Kanchen Sen lauded the school’s regular contributions to SOS and appreciated the fact that St. Mark’s School, Meera Bagh continues to be the highest contributor to SOS at the National level for many years.

SOS certificates and mementos were presented to the top student collectors :

I : Pahel Gulati (V-G): Rs. 12,800/-
II : Aayush Sharma (VII-C) : Rs. 6,600/-
III : Sarthak Sehgal (IV-E) : Rs. 4,300/-

The highest amount was collected by Class V-G : Rs.23,930/-. Class Teacher Ms. Sangeeta Suresh collected the memento on behalf of her class.

Teach India Second Edition begins - (26 November 2014)
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Nine students from Class X of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh were selected for the second edition of Teach India Programme. The selected students - Anshika Gandhi (X-D), Shreya Manocha (X-B) and Vaishali (X-G) attended the Demo and Orientation Programme for Community Mobilisation while Anurag Batra (X-D) and Anjali Banerjee (X-C) participated in the Media Outreach programme. Shivam Juneja (X-G), Muskaan Pandya (X-G), Hargun Kaur (X-G) and Namisha Chugh (X-G) are the student volunteers for Spoken English. 21 learners have volunteered for Project Spoken English. The classes have started from 26 November 2014.
Video Conference for a social cause - (November 2014)
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Ten students of Class VIII of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh participated in a video conference for a very special cause with the students of New Bethlehem High School, New York. Both the schools are part of the Global Coalition Network. The two schools, each year, help people in need by giving loans to them which is paid back by them in installments. The students learn to use the Kiva Lending site www.kiva.org to make small loans. Kiva is a special website that lists thousands of people who are looking forspecial loans to start small businesses. The students get very passionate about this projectbecause it is not a simulation, it is real money being lent to realpeople. Moreover, through this the students learn the concept of 'loaning money'.
Collection of Funds for Jammu and Kashmir Flood Victims - (October 2014)
St. Mark's Meera Bagh - Diwali Celebrations : Click to EnlargeThe students and the staff members of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh collected a sum of rupees 4 Lacs 8 Thousand 6 Hundred and 17 for the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund, to help the victims of Jammu and Kashmir floods.

On the occasion of Diwali celebrations the Member of Legislative Assembly, Mr. Manoj Shokeen was invited to the school and the cheque of this amount was presented to him by our Chairman Mr. T. P. Aggarwal and Principal Ms. Anjali Aggarwal in the presence of students and parents.
Teach India : School Chapter - (October 2014)
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Nine students from Classes X and XI were selected to be part of the Teach India (School Chapter). The nine students were divided into three groups and had well defined roles and responsibilities.

Shivangi Stuti, Anjali Labh, Aakriti Suri & Saumya Verhwani were the student volunteers for Project Spoken English wherein they conducted classes in spoken English for the support staff of our school.

Sujata Mahajan, Maghav Goel & Akhil Bajaj were the student volunteers for Community Mobilsation wherein they had to reach out to the community and motivate the people to learn English for better job prospects.

Sakshi Singh & Ashutosh Shaw were the student volunteers for Teach India Outreach. Their responsibility was to reach out to the public with pictures, blogs and videos so that the common public gets to know the modus operandi of the work done by their fellow teammates.
Visit to Anugrah Foundation - (26 September 2014)
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On 26 September, 2014 a group of 50 students of Classes IV and V from St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh along-with Ms. M. Parashar and Ms. A. Jain visited the Anugrah Foundation, Dwarka, Delhi which is imparting basic education to the children from under privileged segment of society. Our students interacted with the children there and taught them poem and songs with action. The children of foundation were then encouraged to sing songs of their choice. Prizes were also given to them. The students handed over the contribution of notebooks, scrap files and colour boxes to them and they also distributed biscuits, chips, chocolates and frooties. Overall it was a learning experience for the students as they were sensitized to the needs of the less privileged brothers and sisters.
SMS family extends a Helping Hand for Jammu & Kashmir Flood Victims - (25 September 2014)
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India is my country and all Indians are my brothers… At the time of disaster a billion hearts beat together… is a sentiment that is firmly engrained in the mind and soul of each St. Markian. In response to the massive destruction caused by J&K floods, St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh extended a helping hand to the state by contributing essentials such as sacks of woolen clothing, shawls, bed-sheets, blankets, umbrellas, torches through GOONJ - an NGO actively involved in the relief work in the ravaged state. The relief material was handed over by our Chairman Mr. T. P. Aggarwal to the GOONJ representatives.
St. Mark’s Lends a Helping Hand - (August 2014)
The students of primary wing of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh made a heart warming gesture by contributinga substantial amount of stationary items (Notebooks, Scrap files and crayons, etc.) to Anugrah Foundation - an NGO which imparts basic education for under privileged primary children in Dwarka. These items were handed over to Ms. Shipra Bhatia Sharma and Ms. Nidhi Dhar the representatives of the NGO on the eve of Independence Day.
SMS Family, Meera Bagh is happy to contribute Groceries and other Essentials to NIRMAL HRIDAY - (May 2014)
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Art Material for students of Govt. Girls Sr. Sec. School, Ambica Vihar, Delhi - (2 May 2014)
A group of students of Class VII along with the Principal Ms. Anjali Aggarwal, Educational Supervisor Ms. Anita Gupta and Art teacher Ms. S. Pathela went to the Govt. Girls Sr. Sec. School, Ambica Vihar on Friday i.e, 2nd May 2014 to give Art material to the students of the above mentioned school.

The students of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh donated Art material to students of this school with the money they had collected by selling paintings and craft work during the Art Exhibition. The Principal of Govt. Girls Sr. Sec. School, Ms. Meena very graciously allowed these students to personally hand over these kits to 50 selected students of her school those who were promising artists. The students of both the schools interacted and spoke to each other and promised to exchange ideas in future.

The students of Govt. Girls Sr. Sec. School were given topics to make beautiful drawings with this material and were promised prizes after summer vacations.
Diwali Mela at St. Mark’s, Meera Bagh - (24 to 26 October 2013)
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Diwali Mela was organized at St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh, by ‘Muskaan’, an NGO working for differently abled children and Prerna Nikentan Sangh, an NGO working for polio afflicted slum children, from 24 to 26 October 2013, which showcased a variety of Diwali goodies like eatables, diyas, decorative candles, squashes and pickles. Enthusiastic students and parents thronged the mela and made Diwali purchases. The three day event ended with much bonhomie and cheer.

Class XI students gifted chocolates to the representatives of both the NGOs and expressed Diwali greetings.
A Wish Tree with a Difference - (2 to 9 October 2013)
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Many a times we all feel a twinge of despair when we see poverty, hunger and helplessness around us. Yet, there are many amongst us who strive ceaselessly to translate the dream of a happy world filled with smiles into a reality.

The class VI students of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh, celebrated the ‘Joy of Giving’ week, from 2nd to 9th October 2013, an initiative by Goonj in novel way. They prepared a wish tree and hung on it with satin ribbons small colourful slips on which they mentioned all that they wished to gift to their unfortunate brethren. Throughout the week the young students made the collections. Their colourful parcels included stationary items, colour boxes, T-shirts, sweaters, tiffin boxes, story books, sports items and more than 100 school bags which were gratefully accepted by the Goonj representatives.
Parivartan - (2 October 2013)
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Shram Daan - (2 October 2013)
SMS Sr., Meera Bagh - Social Service
St. Mark's Meera Bagh works for a cause - (October 2013)
My God is alive in my heart and in my deeds’.

St. Mark's Meera Bagh works for a cause - Anugrah Foundation : Click to EnlargeOn the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, the students of St. Mark's Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh, extended support to the children of Anugrah Foundation, which imparts basic education to underprivileged children.

As requested by the NGO, various stationery items like notebooks, drawing files, sketch pens, pencils, erasers and sharpeners were handed over to the representative of the NGO by primary level students.
St. Mark's Meera Bagh extends a helping hand to Goonj : Contribution for Uttarakhand Rehabilitation - (September 2013)
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The state of Uttarakhand faced untold misery when it was devastated by heavy downpours and floods. Lakhs of pilgrims as well as natives of the ravaged state were in a pitiable condition. The staff and students of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh, extended a helping hand to Goonj, an NGO which works for the underprivileged section of society, and contributed in cash as well as kind for rehabilitation efforts in the state. A cheque of Rs. 1,81,000/- was presented by the Principal Ms. A. Aggarwal and rations like oil, pulses, rice as well as 330 woolen blankets were handed over by Ms. R. Verma and Ms. A. Mehta, teachers of the school, to the Goonj representatives. The SMS family prays that tranquility returns to the state resplendent with nature’s beauty.
St. Mark’s School Meera Bagh extends a helping hand to Goonj - (15 May 2013)
Students of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh, sent one thousand books to Goonj, an NGO which works for the underprivileged section of society, On 15 May 2013. These books are of great help to the village children in remote areas.
St. Mark's Meera Bagh extends helping hand to SOS - (15 May 2013)
Ms. S. Malik along-with 16 students of St. Mark's Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh, visited the NGO SOS, Bawana on 15 May 2013, which provides family like environment and educational facilities to orphan children. Students contributed the following ration items like 200 kg atta, 150 kg rice, 200 kg besan, 100 kg sugar, 10 kg masala, 6 packs of soya bean, 18 kg daliya, 17 kg salt, 48 litre oil and 5 packets of Bournvita.

During the visit, the students also interacted with the children in the SOS complex. They organized a football match and also conducted a quiz on India and Bollywood. In the course of their interaction, the students met Priyanka, a hotel management aspirant and a Std. X student Rukmini, blessed with extraordinary artistic skills, whose room was like a miniature art gallery. The students also extensively questioned Mr. Ritesh, Co-ordinator of SOS, Bawana regarding the welfare, education, career options and protection of students against rising levels of crime in cities. It was truly a fruitful and an enriching experience for the students.
St. Mark’s Meera Bagh extends a helping hand to Prerna Niketan Sangh - (14 May 2013)
On 14 May 2013, Ms. M. Parashar along-with 15 students of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh, visited Prerna Niketan Sangh, Basti Vikas Kendra, Dwarka, Delhi. This institution supports about eighty students and also educates many other slum children. The students organized a Quiz for the children who had come from different NGOs to attend the 11day residential integrated camp for the physically challenged children. They participated in the Quiz. Students interacted with Ms. Meenu Saxena, the Director of Prerna Niketan and also spent some time with them. They exchanged views with one another and also had a singing and dancing session. The visit left a deep impact on students who pledged to continue to help the underprivileged children of Prerna Niketan Sangh.

The students and staff of St. Mark’s Senior Secondary Public School, Meera Bagh extended a helping hand to Prerna Niketan Sangh, Basti Vikas Kendra, Dwarka. Students contributed various provisions like Rice (250kg), Sugar (150kg), Pulses (100kg), Oil 70 litre, Wheat Flour (300kg), Besan (50kg), Spices 100 packets and other groceries along-with a cash amount of Rs. 25100/- for the 11day residential integrated camp for the physically challenged children from 07/05/2013 to 18/04/2013.
Social Causes : Animal Care - (2013)
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St. Mark's Meera Bagh extends a helping hand to PRERNA NIKETAN SANGH (2 May 2013)
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St. Mark’s Meera Bagh extends helping hand to SOS – (12 March 2013)
Sharing is a part of value system and is engrained in the ethos of St. Mark's Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh. The school has been actively contributing to SOS Children’s Villages, an NGO which works towards fulfillment of rights of children in need by providing them the love, care and security of a family. On 12 March 2013, the SMS Family yet again proved its commitment to social causes by presenting a cheque of Rs .5,58,573/- to Ms. Yasmin Riaz, Dy. National Director – Fund Development and Communication, SOS India. She expressed her gratitude to the students of St. Mark’s School and said that this is the highest collection made by any school of Delhi. The top 4 collectors were :

1) Pahel Gulati (III-G) : Rs.9,600/-
2) Dhananjay Chawla (II-D) : Rs.7,000/-
3) Dhiren Chawla (IV-G) : Rs.6,200/-
4) Lisa Gandhi (II-G) : Rs.6,000/-
5) Mehar Bhutani (IV-H) : Rs.6,000/-

The highest amount of Rs. 22,640/- was collected by Class III-G. The Class Teacher Ms. Meena Sharma was also given a token of appreciation for the same.
St. Mark’s School Meera Bagh extends a helping hand - (24 February 2013)
Ms. S. Malik and Ms. M. Parashar, teachers of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh, attended the 14th anniversary celebration of Goonj, an NGO working for poor and destitute people all over India, at Sarita Vihar on 24 February 2013. The efforts of St. Mark’s family in helping Goonj to convert urban waste into rural resource were appreciated.

School regularly contributes in the form of old clothes, stationery items, bedsheets etc. which is channelized by the NGO in their initiatives like clothe for work wherein they pay rural people by using clothe as a parallel currency and initiate rural development projects like digging up wells, building a pucca road, beautifying an anganwadi using local people and local resources. It was a great experience as stories of real life heroes who are working for betterment of under privileged section of society were shared.
St. Mark’s School Meera Bagh extends a helping hand - (24 January 2013)
On 24 January 2013, students of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh, sent 20 bags of old woolen clothes to their brothers and sisters living in villages to fight bitter cold in winter.
Students visit NGO - (15 December 2012)
On December 15, 2012, Mrs. Mamta Parashar along with the following students of Class IX of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh, visited the NGO, V–care, the Vincent De Paul’s Center for Animation, Rehabilitation and Empowerment at H-1, Jahangir Puri, New Delhi-33.

1.   Lakshay Kapoor
2.   Ayush Goyal
3.   Jatin Khurana
4.   Twisha Yadav
5.   Parul Gupta
6.   Nilesh Adlakha
7.   Rohit Shokeen
8.   Geetanshi Dhawan
9.   Anusha Chawla
10. Avleen Kaur

V-care is a non-profit making charitable organization working for the welfare of the poor in the urban slums of Delhi. It imparts education to children and also counsels the parents to send their children to their centers for education. They provide nutritious food at mid day meals. To enhance the confidence of the youth to become socially productive persons, they impart vocational training in courses like typing, tailoring, computer training and beauty culture etc. They also provide ration, medicines and shelter for the HIV / Aids patients. Our students appreciated their concern and care for the HIV/ Aids patients and also educating the children of rag pickers.
Students of St. Mark’s Meera Bagh in Rally - (21 November 2012)
30 students of of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh, participated in ‘Save Girl Child’ Rally on 21 November 2012 which was organized by ‘Lions Club’. Children carried placards and banners within 2 kms area of the school.
Aquaguard Machines installed in Govt. Schools - (2012)
Availability of clean, drinking water is a major issue in most of the Govt. run schools. Students of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh, felt that water is a dire necessity of survival. Translating this thought into action, the students of class VI, VII and VIII initiated a project wherein they collected money from their classmates and teachers and installed Acquaguard Water Purifiers in three schools namely :

Govt. Sr. Sec. School for Girls, Ambica Vihar
Govt. Sr. Sec. School for Boys, Ambica Vihar
Govt. Sr. Sec. School for Boys, Jwala Puri

The students not only funded the project but were also involved and present at the time of installation of these machines. The efforts of the students and their sensitivity was acknowledged and appreciated by the students and Principals of these stated schools. The group leaders were Manav Prabhakar, VII-C, Sabyasachi Chand, VII-C, Siddhant Malhotra, VIII-D, Radhika Aggarwal, VIII-D and Aastha Nagpal, VIII-D.

Shramdaan - (1 October 2012)
“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others”- Mahatama Gandhi

Following the maxim of Mahatama Gandhi, more than sixty student volunteers of St. Mark's Sr. Sec Public School, Meera Bagh participated in ‘SHRAM DAAN’ to celebrate Gandhi Jayanti. Attempts were made to spread Bapu’s thoughts through the medium of banners. Keeping up the Gandhian spirit, student volunteers put in a commendable effort and initiated a cleanliness drive in the nearby areas. True homage was paid to the father of the nation by these young people who performed this selfless service not just with their hands but also with their hearts.
St. Mark’s School Meera Bagh extends a helping hand - (May 2012)
On the eve of school birthday, the students and staff of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh, contributed more than 30 sacks of old clothes, stationary materials to Goonj, an NGO working for poor and destitute people all over India.
St. Mark's Meera Bagh students at ‘GOONJ’ - (7 to 8 February 2012)
A group of 6 students alongwith teacher Ms. Savita Arora of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh, attended ‘Pratibimb’ organized by Goonj, an NGO working for poor and destitute people all over India, on 7th and 8th February 2012. The programme involved participation of students of rural areas as well as urban areas to interact with each other. The programme focused on how ‘Goonj’ works for the people from unprivileged section of the society to help them fulfill their basic needs. Overall it was a great learning experience.
SMS Family Extends a Helping Hand - (4 November 2011)
In response to an appeal put forward by GOONJ, an NGO working for the downtrodden sections of society, the SMS family contributed 16 sacks of used bed sheets and sarees for our less fortunate brethren on 4 November, 2011.
St. Mark's Meera Bagh works for a cause (26 February 2011)
Ms. S. Malik and Ms. M. Parashar, teachers of St. Mark's Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh, accompanied by the Swedish Guests Ms. Cecilia and Ms. Kaijen, visited SOS Village at Bawana, on 26 February 2011. The guests from Sweden and children of SOS interacted with each other about the curricular and co-curricular activities. The Swedish friends were impressed with the infrastructural facilities of SOS as well as zealous approach of students of St. Mark’s School, Meera Bagh, who have always extended a helping hand to SOS. Finally, after cutting the cakes and distributing chocolates and Pepsi lovingly sent by the senior students of St. Mark’s, they bid adieu to SOS.
St. Mark's Meera Bagh works for a cause (February 2011)
On the occasion of Basant Panchami, the staff and students of St. Mark's Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh, extended a helping hand to SOS, a non-govt., voluntary organization providing family environment and avenues for all round development of orphan children. The Principal Ms. A. Aggawral handed over a cheque of Rs.4,91,544/- to Mr. Sourabh Roy, Deputy Area Coordinator of SOS. The amount collected by St. Mark’s School, Meera Bagh for SOS was the highest amongst all the schools of Delhi.

The top three collectors of the school are :

Himanshi Chawla
(IV E) : Rs. 11,102/-
Mehar Bhulani (II H) : Rs. 8,000/-
Dhruv Kohli (VIII A) : Rs. 5,350/-

They were awarded mementos and gifts.

The highest amount of Rs.20,880/- was collected by class IVE and the Class Teacher Ms. Meenakshi Kharbanda, was presented with a memento for encouraging the children to help their less fortunate brethren.
Clean Delhi Drive (3 to 10 September 2010)
Students of classes IX and X of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh participated in the ‘Clean Delhi Drive’ organized by the ‘Art of Living’ organization from 3 to 10 September 2010. They cleaned up the adjoining market area and lane opposite to the school enthusiastically. They also spread awareness by speaking to the shopkeepers and the general public to use dustbins rather than littering their surroundings. They collected signatures of the residents making them pledge to maintain the cleanliness of their city.
St. Mark's Meera Bagh extends a helping hand to PRERNA NIKETAN SANGH (13 to 23 May 2010)
The students and staff of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec.Public School, Meera Bagh, extended a helping hand to Prerna Niketan Sangh, Basti Vikas Kendra, Dwarka. This institution supports about 54 children and also educates many other slum children, under the aegis of Ms.Meenu Saxena. The students contributed various provisions like Rice (465 kg), Wheat flour (400 kg), Sugar (142 kg), Pulses (160 kg), Maida (39 kg), Vegetable Oil (85 litres), Ghee (12 kg), Daliya (8 kg), Sauce (28 bottles), Jam (10 bottles), Nutrela (30 packets), Milk Powder (20 kg), Tea Leaves (9 kg), Detergents (24 pkts.), Soap (34 cakes), Bournvita (5 kg), Rasna (10 pkts.) Tang (2.5 kg), Spices (8kg), Salt (46 kg), Biscuits 1 big carton and 12 sacks of old books and stationery items along with cash of Rs.11,000/- for the 10 day residential camp for physically challenged children from 13 May 2010 to 23 May 2010.
Adventure Camp AT St. Mark's, Meera Bagh
Students of classes IV and V of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh, participated in the Adventure Camp, held in the school premises on 13 and 14 March 2010. The students were introduced to adventure equipments and competed in many adventure activities like rappelling, river crossing techniques, knot tying exercises, tele games, obstacles etc. The camp was specially designed by the Scat Camp for school students, to bring into them a high sense of competition and to train their minds to compete under stress and difficult conditions. The camp was enjoyed by one and all.
St. Mark's Meera Bagh works for a cause

The staff and students of St. Mark's Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh, extended a helping hand to SOS, a non-govt., voluntary organization providing family environment and avenues for all round development of orphan children. The students contributed various items like wheat flour (190 kg), sugar (95 kg),Pulses (95 kg), Pure ghee (11 kg), spices (8 kg) and salt (45 pkts.)

The staff and students of St. Mark's Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh, extended a helping hand to SOS by making a cash contribution of Rs. 4,08,300/- on 25 January 2010. The cash collected was presented to Ms. Deeksha Joshi, Deputy Area Coordinator, SOS, in a gala Republic Day celebration organized in the school premises. The SOS representatives appreciated the school's active participation in SOS and also presented mementos to Himanshi (III-E), Meher (I-I) and Aneesh (II-D) who were the top three student collectors.

Self Improvement Contest
Students Spreading awareness about DiabetiesWe, in association with 'Hriday Shan', an NGO, organized a 'walk' on 11 November 2009 to bring about awareness amongst common people about 'Diabetes'.

Around 100 children of classes VII and VIII participated in the walk alongwith their mothers.

Students went to Ambica Vihar, Guru Harkishan Nagar and Sunder Vihar carrying banners about Diabetes and disseminating information about the disease and how it can be controlled and prevented.
'SAVE YAMUNA' PROJECT taken up by students
On 22 September 2009 OUR students undertook 'Save Yamuna' project in which they had to sensitize the citizens of Delhi about the way the river Yamuna is being polluted. Students, who wore jackets that had the message - 'Save Yamuna' printed on them, held huge banners and stood by the roadside to enable people to read the message.

It was quite a busy road with heavy traffic, but the people slowed down and read the banners. The children were given a good talk about Yamuna by Mr. Manoj Mishra, who told them that except during monsoons, Yamuna always had the sewage water fed to it by 22 drains of Delhi, which is circulated again and again by the Jal Board. Children were taken to the Nizamuddin Bridge to see the plight of the Yamuna.

On the bridge, there were posters which requested people not to throw waste in the Yamuna. Overall it was an experience, which made them realize the callousness of human beings towards the river Yamuna - the Lifeline of Delhi.
We extend a helping hand
The staff and students contributed 450 meters of new cotton cloth to the NGO GOONJ working for the underprivileged sections of society, as part of their 'Joy of Giving' initiative on 5 September 2009. They also contributed more than 20 sacks of used clothing and stationery items.
St. Mark's Meera Bagh extends a helping hand to PRERNA NIKETAN SANGH (7 to 17 May 2009)
The students and staff of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh, extended a helping hand to Prerna Niketan Sangh, Basti Vikas Kendra, Dwarka. This institution supports about 54 children and also educates many other slum children, under the aegis of Ms.Meenu Saxena. The students contributed various provisions like Rice (350 kg), Flour (250 kg), Pulses (80 kg), Vegetable Oil (150 litre), Sugar (180 kg) and other groceries alongwith cash of Rs.17,000/- for the 10 day residential camp for physically challenged children from 7 May 2009 to 17 May 2009.

17 students of the school also visited Prerna Niketan Sangh on 12 May 2009. It was a learning experience, as they learnt the art of agarbatti making and chalk making from the inmates of Prerna Niketan. They formed groups with the children of Prerna Niketan and presented short skits on themes like ‘Honesty is the best policy,’ ‘Corruption in India’ etc. This visit left a deep impact on students and they pledged to continue to help the underprivileged children of Prerna Niketan Sangh.
P R A T I B I M B
The following students of Classes V and VI accompanied by Ms. Mamta Parashar attended Pratibimb, an annual school to school interactive session organized by the N.G.O Goonj at National Bal Bhawan on 22 April 2009.

The following students attended Pratibimb :

1. Paurav Gulati - V C
2. Shivangi Stuti - V B
3. Arsh Tayal - V A
4. Mayank Sharma - VI G
5. Diksha Chawla - VI A
6. Lakshay Arora - VI F
7. Aayushi Arora - VI C


In 'Pratibimb' the students of our school interacted with the underpriviliged rural children and understood their problem. Twelve sacks of old clothes and stationery were given to the underpriviliged.
St. Mark's Meera Bagh celebrated Lohri with a purpose
On 13 January 2009, Lohri, Pongal and Makar Sankranti were celebrated with fervour. The occasion was graced by the Chairman Mr. T. P. Aggarwal and Guest of Honour Mr. Harpreet Singh, Director, SOS. The performance area for the show was decorated with an ethnic taste depicting the villages of Tamil Nadu and Punjab. The four days of Pongal were explained with different scenes followed by the Pongal Dance. After a talk about Makar Sankranti, the students sang a Punjabi folk song followed by vibrant Bhangra.
Class VII Students celebrating Lohri Its festival time for Class VII - Bhagra Performed The importance of 'Pongal Pannai' being exhibited
Matoo Pongal worshipping the Cow AND Mr. Agarwal, The Chairman presenting the cheque to Mr. Harpreet Singh, SOS

The Bonfire was lit, followed by a small speech by the Principal and the Guest of Honour. It was indeed a day of celebration as it culminated with the handing over of a cheque of Rs. 3,30,725/- as a contribution by the staff and the students. We believe that working for society is an integral part of all celebrations and our association with SOS, a non-government, voluntary organization working for welfare of orphan children has been a long and fruitful one. It was a joint effort of all but the following students made a mark by contributing whole heartedly.

- Dhruv (VI-F), Akshita (I-A), Manav (IV-A)