Beaconhouse organises learning festival

LAHORE (Staff Reporter): The Beaconhouse School System organised The Learning Festival on February 23 for students aged 3 to 5 and their parents. The festival took place simultaneously in 14 Beaconhouse schools in Lahore, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Hafizabad and Multan. The event was open to everyone, showcasing the Beaconhouse School System’s strong commitment to community service and the advancement of education.

The programme featured a range of activities for children and parents aimed at enhancing parental involvement in children’s development and learning, so that parents become active partners in their children’s learning process. Beaconhouse firmly believes in the value of the formative years in a child’s development and education and pays close attention to the process of creating the right impressions on a child in their early years.

Therefore, the children’s parents were invited to take part in a wide range of interesting and interactive activities to help them engage and bond with their children.

Activities such as Snakes & Ladders, Picture Puzzles, Shopping Cart, and Little Chef were organised and the large number of families who attended the event created a festive atmosphere charged with the spirit of fun and learning. Parents showed keen interest in healthy food options for growing children and prepared tasty snacks with the Little Chefs.

Auriga Group holds annual dealers convention

LAHORE (Staff Reporter):The Auriga Group of Companies held its annual dealers convention which was participated by a large number of dealers from across the country.

In the convention the dealers, having huge sale, were awarded with valuable gifts including Toyota car, motor bikes Umra tickets.

Auriga Group chairman Jamshed Iqbal Cheema, addressing the convention, said that our aim is to fight against food scarcity. He said that investment in agriculture sector not only ensures food security of any country but also help to produce a healthy nation besides promoting rule of law in the society. Farming is just not a profession but an effort to save 194 million people of Pakistan from hunger, he added.

He said that keeping in view the population growth, Pakistan needs 50 percent more agricultural production by 2025 and it can only be done by strengthening the agricultural sector and promoting good agricultural practices for maximum per acre yield. He threw light on different factors which can contribute to a better agricultural production. He regretted that Pakistan which is attributed as basically agricultural country lacks in provision of sufficient food and it is in the ranks of those countries which have low grains per capita for its citizens.

St Anthony’s Alumni celebrate 121th anniversary

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LAHORE

The St Anthony’s Alumni Association held annual dinner to celebrate its 121th anniversary at the school premises. A large number of distinguished political figures, bureaucrats and noted personalities, who once remained the students of this historical institution, attended the prestigious dinner.

The Association secretary Dr. Suhail Zafar said that it is the Alma mater of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif., Speaker National Assembly, Sadar Ayaz Sadiq, Secretary to PM, Mr. Javed Aslam, Secretary Establishment Mr. Shahid Rashid, Justice Sarmad Jalal Osmany, Dr. Akmal Hussain, Dr. Salman Shah, Dr. Nadeem Ul Haq Justice Retired Amir Raza Khan, Mr. Ahmar Bilal Sufi, Mr. Imtiaz Rafi Butt, Late Mr. Salmaan Taseer, Mr. Najam Sethi and Arif Nizami are among the prominent personalities who completed their education from St Anthony’s School.

Dr Suhail Zafar said that Marist Fathers of Ireland established St. Anthony’s High School in 1892, which was later expanded to college level as well. He said that the motto of the institution is Scientia cum Virtute meaning “Knowledge with Virtue”.

British Council director visits Roots Schools

ISLAMABAD (PR): Mr. Steve Adams, Director Examinations South Asia along with Mr. Murray Keeler, Country Exams Manager of the British Council and Imtiaz Rizvi, Director Examinations Pakistan visited Roots Millennium Campus.

The officials were on a liaison call to revisit and strengthen ties between the Roots Millennium Schools offering Cambridge Qualifications and the British Council. Roots Millennium Schools CEO Chaudhry Faisal Mushtaqalong with his Campus team welcomed the visitors. A brief presentation on history and the background of RMS, its Campuses nationwide and structure of the Cambridge qualifications offered was given.

Mr. Steve Adams appreciated the efforts of RMS in maintaining high standards and showing extraordinary results in IGCSE, AS and A Levels. The visitors were very happy to meet Talal Almas, a brilliant student of RMS Campus who has shown a phenomenal result and has set a new world record by scoring 22 A*s and 4 As in        O-Levels, a perfect SAT score 2400/2400 and received an unconditional Cambridge University admission offer.