Dissolving ignorance

A documentary show was held on May 10 for the school family by ‘Awareness Campaign’, a club of Budhanilkantha school with the motto of ‘dissolving the wall of ignorance’. Two documentaries on girl trafficking and the dowry system were shown with the purpose of raising awareness amongst the students. On May 13, Ratnachuli House, the school’s senior girls’ hostel, also organised a film festival to promote the English-speaking environment within the school premises and at the same time provide entertainment to students and teachers. Movies like Madagascar, The Longest Yard and Constatine were screened.

— Shambhu Koirala, Budhanilkantha School, Kathmandu

New leaders sworn in

The investiture ceremony of the captains and vice-captains of Shuvatara School was held on May 10. The elections were conducted on May 5. The new leaders were given their badges by the school Principal, Rani Gurung Kakshapati, who told the students what a good leader is all about. The new student council was sworn in. The leaders pledged to be good leaders — loyal, honest, helpful and reliable to the school and promised to handle all responsibilities with sincerity and honesty.

— Jenija Manandhar, Class X, Shuvatara School, Kathmandu