A CBSE affiliated, VIBGYOR High School, Lucknow, launched VIBGYOR High Greeders Club (VHGC). The event was held in the school premises on Saturday, October 17, 2015. This club is specially designed for the students of Grade 5 to 7. VIBGYOR High Greeders Club is a Literary Club which aims to help students develop their reading skills further and this serves to enhance vocabulary, improve writing skills, and thereby enabling students to express thoughts and opinions creatively.
Ms. Sameena Shaikh, an entrepreneur and author/publisher of an educational children’s book – ‘Adventures of Donna the Dolphin: The Challenge’, inaugurated the Club. She also conducted a reading session of her book along with students to encourage the habit of reading among them. The school will continue to undertake various activities like book reading sessions by an author, screening of a movie based on a book, quiz, games, book discussion, analysis and a lot more, as a part of this Club.
Commenting on the initiative, Ms. Rashmi Singh, Principal, VIBGYOR High Lucknow School said, “At VIBGYOR High, we encourage the reading of literary novels as a part of our curriculum starting from Grade 1 onwards and also promote early reading amongst preschool students. VIBGYOR High Greeders Club is an additional activity undertaken, which will help students further develop their interest in reading and enhance their literacy skills.”
As a part of the activity, Ms. Sameena Shaikh said, “My mission through my books is to revive and refresh the book reading habit among children and to enhance their vocabulary skills. I am glad to be associated with VIBGYOR High who is taking such initiatives to inculcate the joy of reading amongst children at a young age.”