Akal Academy run by The Kalgidhar Trust, located at village Kakra Kalan recently organized an Inter-house Debate and News Reading Competition amongst young students of class 1st to 4th; an event observed in light of the organization’s view of all-round development of children.

During this inter-house event, class 3rd and 4th students – Sahibjit Singh, Harkirat Singh, Sartaaj Singh and Navjot Kaur gave beautiful and expressive speeches in favor of the motion “Homework assigned by schools” wherein participants Rajvinder Singh, Ranjodh Singh, Sukhram Singh and Ramandeep Kaur presented their strong points against the motion.

Kakra Kalan, Akal Academy students exhibit their Debating and News Reading SkillsAmongst the younger lot, class 1st and 2nd students – little Sukhmandeep Singh, Shubhneet Kaur, Gurnoop Preet Kaur and Komalpreet Kaur put forth their splendid views upon the topic of “Keeping Cleanliness” while young Sukhandeep Kaur, Jasmeet Singh, Shubreet Kaur & Sumanpreet Kaur confidently addressed the audience with their words upon “The importance of taking up good habits” during the Paper Reading Competition.

Amongst the former group, Ramandeep Kaur and Harkirat Singh bagged 1st & 2nd positions respectively in the Debate Competition whereas amongst the latter group, little girls Subhpreet & Komalpreet Kaur swept the boards to take up the 1st & 2nd spot respectively in the Paper Reading competition.

Amongst the 4 houses viz. Amul, Atul, Abhay & Ajay house, house Atul topped the charts to win both the competition titles. The school staff appreciated the confidence and performances of the students.

On the occasion, Principal Kulvinder Kaur encouraged the kids whilst motivating them to take up good habits, keeping cleanliness & doing homework on time. She further said, “At all Akal Academies, special care and focus is put onto developing techniques and finding ways to enhance both mental and physical capabilities among our students. Thus, several kinds of competitions and events are organized to fulfill the purpose.” Such activities, especially in the form of competition, help not only in developing self-confidence but also invoke spirit of healthy competition amongst students, she further added.

~ Deeksha Singh
~ New Delhi, 2nd Nov ’13