St. Peter's High School celebrated its annual pre-primary day recently. The tiny tots enjoyed themselves as they sang and danced. The breathtaking performances ranged from a retro-style “Rain Dance” to an exotic dance on the five elements of the earth. It was a dazzling display which kept the audience in high spirits. The Std. X students of the previous batch who had excelled in academics were honoured with cash awards. Alphonse Reddy, school principal, presented the annual report.

Sister Nivedita School celebrated its annual cultural meet “Srujana” at Hari Hara Kala Bhavan. Little Niveditans of Std. I and II spread the message of environmental awareness. Numbers came alive as the students presented a colourful dance recital, dressed as numbers. Chairman, Sister Nivedita Foundation, P. Sudhakar Rao and secretary P. Rama Devi graced the occassion.

M. Gopalakrishna, IAS (Retd.) Chairman, Indian Institute of Public Administration, AP regional branch, stressed on the need for holistic development of children. School principal Jayanthi Venkataraman presented the annual report. Merit awards were presented to students.

Students of Little Scholar School participated in the annual health care camp organised in the school premises to promote health awareness. The management, staff and students thanked Yashoda Hospital for organising the health care camp. The panel of doctors who visited the school were ENT specialist Dr. Anjaneyulu, Dr. Shravya (Dentist), Dr. Ajit (General Physician) and Opthalmologist Dr. Maninder Reddy.

Festive fervour prevailed at The Creek Planet School as students joined in the Sankranti celebrations. Students dressed in festive attire participated in the various events lined up, such as bonfire, toy show and “rangoli”. Students sang hymns dressed in the “Haridas” attire. The theme for the day was ethnic rural village and folklore. The students enjoyed kitesflying.

“Makara Sankrantri” celebrations was held at Jubilee Hills Public School. The students displayed the rich cultural heritage of the State through colourful cultural programmes during special assembly. The programme started with the students stating the essence behind celebrating this three day festival, followed by a skit depicting the “Bhogi” celebration, dance showcasing events that are associated with the festival from dawn to dusk. Kite flying, which is the one of the maon component of this festival, was the main attraction for the children. The teachers prepared and served the traditional sweet dish “Pongal”. The Principal, Ms.Varalakshmi, greeted the students and the teachers.