GIIS-EC - Water Week
Global Indian International School (GIIS) East Coast Campus celebrated Water Week between 13 - 20 February. The week long activities kick started with a talk by Ms. Shu Hui Lee from WWF. She did a presentation on the Coral Triangle and the dangers to marine ecology. The Coral Triangle is a marine area located in the western Pacific Ocean which is home to over 2000 species of marine life. Ms. Shu explained the significance of developing sustainable solutions for the Coral Triangle’s inhabitants and in protecting one of the most diverse marine habitats on Earth at the same time.
In order to create awareness amongst students on the importance of water, various activities were conducted throughout the week from Nursery to Grade 8. Kindergarten students had a dress-up day and they came dressed in blue and white, Grades 1 & 2 students did a worksheet on saving water; Grades 3 & 4 did an art and craft activity; Grades 6 & 7 students made comic strips on “Adventures of Water Wally”. Students of grade 5 presented an assembly on water saving and some parents presented a song, talk and dance on importance of water week. The week culminated with a collective prayer on water saving. Students of Class 8 made cartoon videos on how to save water and presented it during the assembly on 20 February.
This event created awareness of the importance of protecting the environment and maintaining sustainability of natural resources.