STD X & IX Students Value Orientation
The students of STD X and IX from St. Ignatius High School - jacob Cirle had the opportunity, especially during this centenary of their school's existence, to have a day's Value Orientation organized by AVEC. Mrs. Marita Borikar, Principal of the school welcomed the guest speakers while Teacher Susanna Mali presented floral bouquets to them. The studnets were in for a challenging session ahead.
The two sessions began with a prayerful moment and was enhanced by a prayer song followed by few moments of personal silence and meditation. The students were able to focus on thier inner landscape and reflect on their daily educative journey. 140 students of STD X focused on the theme:My Life - A Valued Journey, that was divided into four lively sessions of personl reflection: Listening attentively to the NOW, Revisitng their Past, reorganizing their Future and finally writing their Problems in Life.
180 students of STD IX focused on 'My Life - A Valued Journey' with a special emphasis on choosing the higher values in life. Both the session were highly interactive and included a lot of inspiring testimonies of personalities who chose the higher value. The inspiring video clips and deep insights too challenged the students to live their life on a value based compass. 'Light house' students are those who who are able to live for their believe is good and noble. The short film '2+2=5' was really inspiring.
At the end of the two sessions, spanning a period of nearly 150 minutes, the students were able to take up the challenge to reorganize their future and live their lives based on a value compass. All through the session, the students were really engrossed in the various inputs and reflections and once could sense a need for change. Many students came forward to write their comments in the AVEC appreciation book:
"Fr. Glenn's session really touched my heart and surely I will make a difference in my life" - Sharmeen Shaikh X
"Fr showed us to way to success and to live our life with a beautiful change" - Sally Cardoz X
"The seminar was real good and should be conducted in every school for students like us" - Jasmine Shaikh X - B
"Thank you Fr for this session. i really liked it. from here I will now start changing my life" - Archana Jadhav X - B
"I really understod the value of values today because of your seminar held in our school. Thanks a lot" - Tejal Kamtekar X B
"Happy, got the lesson for life so early... thanks Fr. Glenn" - Balsania Mohd Abid X - A