Prasiddhi School, Palace Compound celebrated its annual day Rang Tarang recently. Multi hues, gaiety and pure joy marked the day. Lokayukta Justice N. Santhosh Hegde inaugurated the programme. Singer Chethan, who was the chief guest, urged the parents to abstain from sending their kids for reality shows. The winners not only become cash rich but also carry an inflated ego. Sharing the examples of his students, he said that they lose hope when they do not win prizes in the subsequent competitions. “This is highly de-motivating and it may ruin their professional life. Parents must motivate their children to participate in co-curricular or extra-curricular activities, which help them excel in life. He also gave away prizes for meritorious students.

At the cultural programme, the students displayed their talents through dances, songs and skits.

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Primary sports day

Delhi Public School (Bangalore North) held its primary sports day recently. Swimming coach of international fame Nihar Amin, and ace wheel-chair tennis player Boney Face Prabhu, were present to cheer the participants.

There was a burst and splash of energy and colours in the form of spectacular tableaus, showcasing the distinct characteristics of the north, south, east and west zones of our country. The drills which were an amalgamation of physical discipline and fine arts, took the breath away. Especially praiseworthy were the yoga and aerobics displays. The most appreciable aspect of the show was the en masse participation. The games mascot Dipso, symbolised strength, unity and fair play, and stole the hearts of the spectators.

Krishna Kumar, who runs a swimming institute said, “Sports is about pursuing one’s dream”. Mr. Amin laid emphasis on the right balance between academics and sports, while Mr. Prabhu spoke on the spirit of participation and a positive attitude. School principal Manju. M., noted, “It’s not about how big you are, it’s about how big you play.”

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