Relay For LifeRBK International Academy | 1st March, 2018 Back to Blog
Community & Service is an integral part of the IB curriculum at RBKIA. Year after year, this International school in Mumbai has been connecting with various NGO's like Habitat for Humanity Alert India, NASEOH, and other organizations. Lately, this school has added, INDIAN CANCER SOCIETY to the list.
Recently, the Community & Service along with the MYP students had initiated a fundraising event –‘Relay for Life’ for the secondary school students on 23rd Feb 2018 between 6:00 pm to 6:00 am the following day.
Relay for life is an event initiated by Indian Cancer Society connecting all ages to focus on solidarity towards cancer. The funds collected during the event are forwarded towards the treatment of cancer & research happening around the world.
During this event at RBKIA, for over 12 hours, the school community did reminisce those who have succumbed cancer. The event was meant to support those who are still fighting the disease and to honor those who have conquered it. Sponsored teams did relay for 12 hours – to symbolize the constant struggle the cancer patients and their families face while combating this disease. It was an event where students gave their time and effort because they believe it's time to take action against cancer.
RBK International Academy aims at intensifying students a learning experience that’s beyond the classroom which reflects the motto 'Reach beyond Knowing'. Also, the school prepares students to become caring, empathetic, leaders and life-long learners. With this trait embedded in the system - the school believes in helping all within the community to become caring, contributing, productive and responsible citizens. And with events like –‘Relay for Life’ - the school intends to usher the children onto the path of learning eternal values.
RBKIA is not only one of the best primary/ pre-primary schools in Ghatkopar but is also recognized as one of the top international schools in Mumbai. This educational center is an authorized International Baccalaureate School offering - IB Primary Years Programme, Middle Years Programme and the Diploma Programme. In addition, the school also offers IGCSE in Grades 9 and 10. The students from this school have graduated with results that have allowed them to seek admission in renowned Universities all around the globe.
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