The Extra & Co-Curricular Activities are intended towards making the students realise their responsibility to their family and to the society to which they are a part. Participation in any one of the clubs will help the children for independent thinking, self realisation, self organisation, mutual help to others and to understand the dignity of labour through community service. In addition to this various clubs greatly help the children acquire social skills, life skills, language skills and other important components of life for them to be a full fledged human being.
SCOUTS AND GUIDES
Motto : “Be Prepared”
The children enrolled to be a member of this oldest International organisation of Scouts and Guides, of which the father of our nation M.K. Gandhi and former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru were members too, involve themselves in various community activities and reach the unreached to impart basic literacy to the underprivileged who are not educated by adopting villages in the neighbourhood.
Motto : “I Serve”
The junior Red Cross club in the school is headed by the counsellor who trains the students to do service to the needy, downtrodden and underprivileged and brings out an awareness in the society to break the barriers of casteism by fostering friendship. They play an important role for peace to prevail in the society. The counsellor with the help of the organisations like the Lions Club and Rotary club arranges for blood donation camps.
ROAD SAFETY PATROL
Motto : “we live to serve”
As a part of social corporate responsibility our school selects boys and girls to be trained as RSP cadets by the local traffic personnel. After getting trained these cadets are posted at different signals and turning points along with the traffic personnel to ensure safety and inculcate the habit of adhering to the traffic rules which helps in saving lives on the road.
Motto : “Never, ever give up”
The children of the chess club prove to become increasingly strong in academics as their concentration, positive thinking and decision making ability improve and they exhibit their optimum potential. The children of the club are given rigorous training by the experts and stalwarts from external clubs during school hours as they grow up to excel in the game with the dream of becoming Viswanathan Anand of the future.
Motto :"Bloom where you are planted
The club aims at providing greenery to the campus with its various activities. Each child is given an assignment under the title “Root & Shoot” which helps to learn about the evolution of plants. The students understand that plants take in carbon-dioxide and give out oxygen and hence their importance for clean air.
Motto: “Go green, Breathe clean”
The eco-club of the school creates awareness on the importance of ecological balance by reducing, recycling and reusing. The club organizes rallies promoting the importance of reduction of pollution during Diwali and Bhogi.
Motto: "Read. Write, Converse, Ponder and Enjoy"
Literary club aims at creating an interest in literature of languages by organising debates, discussions, dramas and poetry writing workshops. This also enhances the LSRW skills of the students in that language and also helps them gain confidence in the art of public speaking.
Motto: “Quest for Mathematical skills”
The mathematics club which is named ofter the great Indian mathematician Ramanujam, aims at developing the mathematical skills of the students who are a part of this club by improving their analytical, logical and reasoning skills which in turn helps the students develop an interest for maths and also to perform better in other subjects which leads to cracking competitive exams like Olympiads.
Motto: “Stretch and Relax”
Yoga which has its roots in India is becoming a way of life even in western countries. It helps to relieve stress and anxiety in the students for improving their emotional and physical well-being. On practising it regularly they not only gain physical fitness but also improve on their mental stability which helps them stay calm in all situations.
Motto: “Music Speaks”
Music is a language of expression in itself. Each child is unique in talent. The club identifies such children and gives them training both in vocal and instrumental within school hours. This could well be a turning point in the lives of the students who can take music as a career and dream of becoming the Mozart of India in future.
ART AND CRAFT CLUB
Motto: “Crafting your Curiosity”
The purpose of the art and craft club is to bring out the creativity in the children. They learn to express their thoughts through painting, clay modelling and other craft work. The club helps in unleashing their potential and to showcase their creative talents in various inter school competition.
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Zion Matriculation Higher Secondary School,
Thirumalai Nagar,First main road, Sembakkam, Chennai – 600064. Tamil Nadu , India .