Nature is at our disposal but not at our beck and call. The
people, especially the upcoming generation should realize this.
Thanks to the enthusiasm of the ninth graders, this time we
presented a handful of programmes appealing the students to be more responsible towards nature.
Many of the students have already started taking care of the
tree after I had discussed with them the plight of the tree. Another teacher
decided to shift her special one hour morning class to another room, hoping to
cut down its misery.
We inaugurated the special assembly watering the tree. Well,
today with this symbolic deed, we were able to spread the message to the whole school, I hope.
Let the students know something more about the whereabouts
of the tree.
Every student had something to do this Environment Day. Each
one was asked to bring a green paper leaf with their name on it. And with those
600+ ‘girl leaves’ we created this tree. Paper leaves are no substitutes for
the real ones, we know. But this was meant to be symbolic of what we need to have, for our survival.
And furthermore, to add a little bit of green to my own world….