Short Essay on A Picnic Party Attended by Me

A Picnic Party Attended by Me

Introduction :    A picnic is an outing or a pleasure trip generally made on New Year’s Eve.

Why picnics are necessary :         Picnics are necessary because they break the monotony of our daily lives. We get delightful experiences in new places amid natural surroundings.

The place I went for picnic :          Along with fifty of my classmates, I went to Bhomoraguri near Kaliabhomora bridge in Sonitpur district. We had picnic on the sandbank of the mighty river Brahmaputra.

Description of the picnic :              Last year, in December, after the Pre-Final Test had been over, we the students of Class X arranged a picnic party to Bhomoraguri under the guidance of Mr XYZ sir. The trip was proposed to start on 31st December at 6:00 a.m. from the school premises. On the appointed day, all of gathered at school and boarded the two mini buses. The buses set out on time. The students started frolicking, dancing and singing. At around 8:30 a.m. we reached the destination. The surroundings were awesome with the hills, the river, the sandbank and the bridge at a distance. Some of us got busy preparing meal and many went out for an outing. At noon, all were called to have meal. After having meal, we got on the bus for the return journey. Again we started having fun as before. The bus reached school at around 3:30 p.m. We bade adieu to each other and returned to our homes.

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Short Essay on Pollution

Pollution

Introduction :    Pollution is the contamination of nature and the earth’s atmosphere. Along with the progress of science and technology, the intensity of pollution is increasing day by day.

Types of pollution :          There are four types of pollution, i.e., air pollution, water pollution, sound pollution, and land pollution.

Reasons behind pollution :           Excessive burning of fossil fuels is leading to air pollution. Harmful smokes and fumes are being released from the factories, vehicles, power plants etc. These are getting mixed with the environment. Likewise, harmful and non-biodegradable waste products are being thrown into water and land, thereby causing water and land pollution. Too much noise can also affect human health. So, it can cause sound pollution.

The effects of pollution :                               Human health is badly affected by pollution. Air pollution may cause bronchitis, asthma, and other respiratory diseases. Too much release of CO₂ and other harmful gases is depleting the ozone layer. Drinking water from flowing water sources may cause illness because garbage and filth are thrown into it. Pollution of land decreases fertility of soil. Sound pollution affects our auditory organs.

Measures to check pollution :     Pollution can be checked by creating awareness among people to keep the environment clean and promote afforestation. We should stop using loudspeakers at public places to prevent sound pollution.

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Physical Exercise

Introduction : No one can be happy without good health. To be healthy, physical exercise is necessary. Physical exercise keeps the body fit and free from diseases.

Kinds : There may be several kinds of physical exercise. These are swimming, riding, playing games and sports, jogging, walking, running, tracking, boating, gardening and so on. These should be done in the open air for maximum benefit.

Its use :              It is said that a sound mind lives in a sound body. It improves both our body and mind. Physical exercise strengthen our immune system. So, various diseases can not attack us easily. In the long run, physical exercise can increase our longevity and happiness.

Its value to students :              Students should be very cautious of their health. If their health is not sound, they can not study hard. They will find it difficult to concentrate on studies. As a result, their performance will degrade. So they should take proper care of health through physical exercises. They should take active part in the games and sports at school and join N.C.C. and N.S.S.

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Our School Library

Our school library is one of the assets to our school. It is the treasure house of knowledge, past and present. It is so because the world’s mighty brains are represented there through their works. Just a glance would show that the names of great writers of the world are found side by side in the shelves of our library.

Our library is a quiet spot in our school. It is housed in one of the wings of our school building. Gilded volumes decorate the glass chests. There are different shelves for different languages. Thus one finds books on English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali and so on. For each language, books are classified under different heads. Thus there are books on drama, prose, poetry, etc. There is also a number of reference books. The walls of the library are decorated with portraits of great writers.

The library is very well equipped for comfortable reading. Cushion seats are provided for students to use during the day. One can take any book from the shelves, sit there and read undisturbed by anybody. So one can find a number of boys and girls there in the evenings reading books.

Another attraction of our library is the reference room. A number of dailies, and magazines are regularly received. The illustrated magazines are the attractions for us, students.

The library service is very efficient. There is an able librarian, who is also well read. One can have a free access to the shelves and pick up any book one likes. There are two index cabinets, one according to subjects and the other according to the authors. So one never finds it difficult to choose the right book.

The library is very well utilized both by the students and the members of the staff. The students are well trained in silent reading. The library is a very useful place for self-study. When assignments are given by teachers, students make full use of the library to their advantage. Thus our library is a place for intellectual work in our school.

Newspapers

Introduction :            The newspaper is a necessity in modern life. It is now printed in almost all languages and in all countries of the world. It gives us news of what is happening in the world. We get various information relating to politics, religion, economy, society, movies, food etc. from the newspaper.

Classification :           Formerly newspapers contained only news. But now they contain not only news but also views on various subjects. Thus, now, there are various classes of papers. They can be classified according to the number of times they appear in a year. Some are printed daily, some twice in a week, some weekly, some fortnightly, and some monthly.

Advantages of Newspaper : Newspapers serve many purposes. They wield much influence and power. They keep us informed of what is happening in other parts of the country and the world. They give us information about the latest inventions, researches, discoveries, etc. and new ideas. The traders advertise their goods in the papers. This helps to push up the sale of their goods. Business, in modern times, cannot thrive without advertisement. Thus, newspapers help a good deal in trade. They build the nation and also guide the Government of the country. They generally make healthy criticisms of the activities of the Government. They point out its mistakes and set it on the right path. The importance of Newspaper can never be denied. They serve as a link between the people and the Government.

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Conclusion :   Many papers serve a particular interest and give biased views. Therefore, people should not be led away by false news or by the views of particular paper. They should exercise their own judgment and form their own opinion.

Our School Magazine

What a school magazine is : A School magazine is a collection of creative writings of students and teachers of a school in printed form. It may also contain data of the school and relevant photographs. School magazines are generally published annually, but there may be exceptions too.

How it is managed and published : A magazine committee or an editorial board is formed to collect writings and make selection. An editor is nominated to supervise all the tasks right from the beginning to the end. He has to classify the writings as poetry, articles, drama etc and divide tasks among the editorial board members. Then he has to collect greetings from well-wishers of the school. He has to compose an editorial. After getting the selected writings he has to contact a printing house. The printing house makes a draft of the manuscript on computer and hands it over to him for proof-reading. After the proof-reading is done, the magazine is arranged nicely. An attractive front cover is made. Then it is sent for offset printing. Thus it is published.

Name of our school magazine :                         Our school magazine is named “Gyan Sagar”. The first issue came out last year. The second issue has been published recently.

Contents :         This issue of school magazine has various sections such as “Articles”, “Poetry”, “Drama”, “Stories”, “Interviews” etc. The “Articles” section has 14 articles, “Poetry” section has 19, “Drama” section has 2, “Stories” section has 7, and “Interviews” section has 2. Besides these, there are a lot of photographs of school activities such as Annual Sports and Cultural Week, Teachers’ Day Celebration, Freshers’ Social, Farewell Meeting etc. Jokes and quotes are also inserted here and there. It is quite a fabulous magazine to read.

Conclusion :    A school magazine is a must in every school. It brings out the creative talent of the students and encourage them for learning.