A school wide Earth quake drill was conducted in Upper TCV on 4th April, 2019.
In Senior Section, around 850 members including students and teachers under the guidance of Social science department, a brief presentation and demonstration on DO’S and Don’ts during an Earthquake was done before the drill.
After the presentation, the actual drill was conducted and practiced during the third period under guidance of all section staff members and students in collaboration with school medical members. To create more awareness, pamphlets were stuck at different zones with the message of DROP, COVER and HOLD strategies to escape from the disastrous consequences.
At 11.30 am, the first wave came during which all practiced drop, cover and hold. At the second wave, students and teachers came out to open area on the football ground. Roll call was taken by the respective class teachers after which the rescue teams led by teachers went in search of injured students.
In Junior Section, 499 students and 33 staffs participated in this Earth Quake Drill with the practise of Drop, Cover and Hold. 35 students played the role of injured. The school doctor and a nurse came to help the injured students.
Infant section and the office members also practiced the drill and gathered at basket ground. As always, this year’s drill was also a success and the school hopes that the students have learnt something out of this drill.
April 6, 2019: As per CSBE direction, Upper TCV School arranged a talk on POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) on Friday for all the teachers. The aim of the program was to create awareness among the teachers, management and other employees about sexual exploitation in school so that our children are better protected.
The speaker invited for the event was Mrs. Ngawang Tenzin la from the Mother and Child Care Desk under the Health Department CTA.
With PowerPoint presentation, she spoke in detail about the various aspects of child abuse and negligence; how to spot the signs and signals of child abuse, reporting procedures, tips for talking to children about child abuse, preventive measures and legal consequences of child abuse.
She urgently called for setting up of a POCSO committee in school to carry out awareness program on POCSO Act in the campus. The talk was an eye-opener to many staff members!
. Yeshi Dolma (Mrs.)
24TH MARCH 2019:The members of the health and environment committee, UTCV School observed World TB Day on Saturday, 24th march 2019 under consideration of actual day falling on Sunday.
The programme began with health talks at respective sections from the speakers as Mr. Tenzin Ngodup in senior section, Mr. Bhuchung in junior section and Nurse Palkyi at infant section in creating awareness about the treatment and prevention of TB under the world banner theme as ‘It’s time to unite in end of TB”.
To bring closer participation among the audiences, an open drawing contest was organized in junior and senior sections and first three winners were awarded with cash prize in imparting additional ideas and information on the theme.
Mrs. Lhazom Tsering