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Earth Day Celebrations

Earth Day is celebrated around the world on 22nd April every year . Sunrise English Private School celebrated Earth Day on 25th April 2017. A special assembly was presented by the Eco Club members. The anchor of the program was Kareeza from Class 9-D. The assembly started off with Quran Recitation by Shifana followed by revealing of Earth day theme 2017 which is Environmental & Climate Literacy. Then the students took a pledge to save the environment .After the pledge, certificates were given to six students who participated in the BOOK FAIR in the month of March as they contributed their service as volunteers.

Students who contributed maximum number of old books for the recycling and reusing initiative were also felicitated and a tree was planted in each of their names. Our Principal – Dr.Thakur.S.Mulchandani congratulated Mrs. Leena Maniyath for achieving Global sustainable school Award

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I SEE A TREE CHALLENGE - Smriti Kumar

Smriti Kumar of grade 9 has been awarded for collecting the maximum number of species in the “I SEE A TREE CHALLENGE” conducted by the Environmental Agency of Abu Dhabi. It was indeed a very prestigious moment to receive the award from Ms. Rasha Ali Al Madfai, Manager, Environmentally Sustainable Schools, EAD. Around 90 species of trees were captured from around Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Umm Al Quwain and Ras Al Khaimah.

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4th Eco Club Summit

Students across the emirate of Abu Dhabi are striving to become the next generation of eco warriors judging by their projects on display during the 4th Eco Club Summit hosted by Environment Agency — Abu Dhabi (EAD), held in the Capital, Wednesday. Their projects focus on five categories namely water, energy, waste, biodiversity, and climate change.
The summit which is part of EAD’s Sustainable School’s Initiative (SSI) is being held under the theme “The Power of Sustainable Giving” in line with the Year of Giving initiative launched by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan. 
The two day summit, which is part of EAD’s Sustainable Schools Initiative (SSI), brings educational and environmental experts together with environmental youth leaders and members from Abu Dhabi’s leading school eco-clubs. 
This year five speakers share their stories with SSI students on how they transformed their passion towards the environment, into actions.

Amongst these speakers is Dr. Philippe Pypaert, Programme Specialist, who coordinates major environmental programmes of UNESCO in the region. He is also a focal point for Education for Sustainable Development- with particular emphasis on water education and the application of the Ecological Footprint at schools and universities.

Others speakers include Omniyh Al Hajeri, Lead Officer, Department of Municipal Affairs and Transport, Transportation Mobility Management Team, Dr. Laila El Helaly, a Saudi national, specialising in familial relationships and Arslan Khalid, Associate Programme Officer at the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and Hanan Al Sammak, Co-Founder and Vice President of Heart Masters for Training and Consultancies Foundation.

Ahmed Baharoon, Executive Director, Environmental Information, Science and Outreach Management, EAD said that through this event eco-clubs will display 348 internal and external projects to raise awareness in their school and communities. 
Sneha Krishna Murthi & Devanshee Mishra of grade 12 had represented our school during the summit. Smriti Kumar of grade 9 had won in the ‘I see a Tree Challenge’ under the category to collect the largest number of species throughout the United Arab Emirates. Mrs. Leena Maniyath, SSI Coordinator along with Mrs. Ajeetha Beevi and Mrs. Nisha had represented the Teachers’ Committee.
Students from various schools were asked to present their ECO-Club Activities which may include their various environmental day celebrations, their internal project and their external project. The first day of the summit began with the various presentations followed by various workshops. Students were taught on how to use solar panels in the ‘Clean Energy Workshop’ & how to segregate the waste in the ‘Waste’ Workshop. The second day also followed the same schedule, at the end of which there was a summary session which lead to presentations by each of the workshop teams. The teams spoke about their experience in the workshop and on what they had learnt during the workshop. 
At the end of the summit, schools were honored for their participation in the Sustainable Schools Initiative, for their hard work and outstanding results that have contributed to significant changes, both internal to schools or at the level of the community that surrounds them.

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Attainment - Bhumika Nilesh Ujjainkar

Once again, we take the privilege in announcing that Bhumika Nilesh Ujjainkar of 6D  has  made us proud and has taken the name of our school to the zenith of fame, for being awarded innumerable trophies and certificates at the various competitions held in the year 2016.

She has acquired the first or the second place in most of the competitions and talent hunt contest. We pray for her rigorous and focussed efforts.

Here is the list of Bhumika's glorious attainment and some glimpses of her memorable moments for the others to cherish.

No Name of Competition Date of competition Achievement
1 India Social and Cultural center - Drawing competition 12/11/2016 1 st  Prize Trophy and certificate
2 Shining Star Young Artist - Drawing competition 16/12/2016 2nd Prize, Trophy and certificate.
3 Indira Gadhai Veekshanam Forum - Drawing competition 09/12/2016 1 st  Price, Trophy
4 Indira Gadhai Veekshanam Forum - Essay competition 09/12/2016 3rd Price, Trophy 
5 Brain O Brain National level - Drawing competition 17/12/2016  2nd Prize, Certificate and AED 300 Cash prize
6 ANGAMALY NRI Association, Sparkle - Drawing competition 20/01/2017 1st prize, Medal and certificate.
7 Hotchpotch at ISC - Drawing competition 13/01/2017  1 st  Prize, Certificate, Trophy and AED 400 Cash prize

45th UAE National Day Celebration

45th UAE National day was celebrated in Sunrise school on 29.11.2016. Captain Mohammed Saeed Al Ameri –Head of Community Police unit –Musaffah was the Chief Guest for the celebration along with other eminent members of community police.. The program began with reading of verses from the Holy Quran. The chief guest was then invited to hoist the national flag, which was followed by the UAE National Anthem., The guests were felicitated with Bouquet by Principal and Vice-Principals. Human Flag formation was very well presented to describe the importance of various colors of UAE Flag.

The most exciting part of this celebration was the Felicitation of all the students who have bought Laurels and fame to school in various activities. The following group of students were felicitated and honored-

1. Recycle and Innovate Contest winners

2. Teens India winners

3. Y.O.U fest students.

4. National Children's Science Congress winners

The program also comprised of various Arabic dances by Students from Grade 4-11 students. The audience and the guests were really thrilled by the performances of all students. Another specular part of the UAE National day celebrations was the Grandmother’s Show. In this program the students explained the Formation of UAE, displayed plants and animals of UAE, Girls and Boys Dance depicting UAE Culture, Evolution of Traditional by Girls and Boys. The Program ended with Vote of thanks.

Grand Finale - YOU FEST

The grand finale of Youfest 2016 was held in Our Own High School Al Warqa Dubai on 25th November. Around 85 Students selected in different items in two categories represented the school. It was one big cultural event with neck to neck competitions.7 Emirates, 55 schools, 5000 students participated in various events. Our rising stars won prizes in many events.

1] Ashlyn Benoy 7H—won first prize in light music junior category.

2] Group song senior category—Second prize

Participants----Shruti Varsha11B ,Kaaviya Dhanasekar 11F ,Ann Mariya Roy 9D , Ria Sara Roy 10D ,Athira babu 10 F A, Naeba Sosa 11B,Aarcha Unnikrishnan11F,Swathi 11D.

3] Cinematic Dance Junior---First prize

Participants—Karishma Muthukumaran7F ,Manasa Manoj 7F ,Arunima Ratheesh 7F ,Swathi Satish 7F,Leena Loshani8B ,Srenithy sundar8F ,Nakshatra Brijesh 6B ,Aishwarya Lakshmi 6B ,Laibah Abdul 6B ,Aleeshya Prajeesh 6H.

4] Cinematic Dance Senior---First Prize

Participants—Sreelakshmi Anil 11F ,Sana Tabassum 11F ,lekshmi Banarji 11D ,megha sunil 11D ,sanjana Ravi11D ,Meghna Johnson 11B ,Simona Issac11B ,Juhi Josh 11B ,Jyothi Krishna 11B ,Navya Jose 11D.

Congratulations to all winners and the participants.

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