Bhavan Vidyalaya Junior, Chandigarh The students of classes IV and V of Bhavan Vidyalaya Junior, Chandigarh participated in an inter-House English debate competition. The competition was organised by the school’s Human Excellence Cell, Sanskara. The students were given the topic ‘Have changing trends among school students resulted in a decline in human values?’ The competition gave the students an opportunity to think critically , develop academic research skills, improve communication abilities and increase their self-confidence. IS Dev Samaj Sr Sec School, 21-C, Chandigarh IS Dev Samaj Senior Secondary School, 21C, Chandigarh is organising a judo tournament. Players from Jammu, Shimla, Punjab, Haryana and Delhi are participating in the CBSE North Zone-I Judo Tournament, 2012-13. St Soldier School, Mohali To celebrate the 105th birth anniversary of the great martyr Bhagat Singh, a fancy dress competition was organised at St Soldier School, Mohali. Students of Play Group to KG came attired as Bhagat Singh in his early days or in his days of disguise. They were adjudged on the basis of their attire as well as the slogans and songs they used. The school campus echoed with shouts of ‘inqalab zindabad’ and ‘mera rang de basanti chola’. St Vivekanand Millennium School, Panchkula St Vivekanand Millennium School celebrated the 105th birth anniversary of Shaheed Bhagat Singh with great patriotic fervor. The premises wore a festive look as it was adorned with the tri-coloured flags. Students staged a skit titled, ‘Mera rang de basanti chola’, which highlighted the supreme sacrifices made by the freedom fighters during the Independence movement. Aparajita of Class X delivered a speech on this occasion. The students also took a pledge to sacrifice every drop of their blood to safeguard the nation. Paramveer Singh, minister of agriculture, Haryana, awarded a trophy to the school. He also presented commendation certificates to all the participants. The skit was adjudged as the best stage performance of the function. Principal Piyush Punj urged the students to serve the country and work together to root out the heinous evils from the society.