JMA which started in 2004 with an enrollment of 60 students for the Nursery, LKG, First Junior and Class 1 has grown today till Class VIII with well over 500 students. While the school admits both boys and girls, the girl student enrollment has been steadily rising every year and is presently close to 50% of the total strength which itself is a matter of pride in a state like Rajasthan which had alarmingly low record of girl’s education.
Continuing the rich tradition of celebrating various days of national and international significance, JMA celebrated on 14 November 2011 Children’s Day to pay homage to the country's first Prime Minister Pt Jawaharlal Nehru on his 122nd birth anniversary. Nehru was born November 14, 1889 in Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh. Nehru's birthday is also celebrated as Children's Day as he was fond of kids.
JMA organized a fancy dress show by the Nursery and LKG children who came dressed up as Hanuman, Postman, Doctor, Marwari Businessman, Commando, Beauty Queen, Angel, Washerman, Clown, Bollywood Film actor Salman Khan etc. Aditya Lohara dressed up as Chacha Nehru with a rose pinned to the famous jacket was a star attraction for the day.
In the school assembly, Principal Mrs Booma Natarajan described Nehru as a key architect of modern India and thanked the teachers of Nursery LKG for organizing the fancy dress show. Master Vishal read excerpts from the famous speech Tryst with Destiny delivered by Nehru at the stroke of Aug 14 – 15 1947 midnight when India became independent.
This day is also observed all over as World Diabetes Day coinciding with the birthday of Nobel Laureate Sir Frederic Grant Banting born on 14 Nov 1891 who went on to win the medicine prize for discovering Insulin. Giving an overview of the diabetes from children point of view, the Principal urged them to live a healthy lifestyle and advised them to take their parents and grandparents who may be having diabetes for regular walks. Senior students of the school also did a crossword puzzle on diabetes.
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