As the lighter-than-air balloons soared high into the blue expanse, the students craned their heads to watch from the lobbies, the corridors, the staircase, and from wherever a clear sight was possible. Their gaze followed the direction of bunches of balloons that appeared like a blend of multi-hued dots in the sky.
As they floated high in the sky in minutes, the students watched in amazement from down below.
Long after they had lost sight of the blue, green and yellow balloons, they would still imagine if they continued to bob along, attracting the attention of hundreds of children like them elsewhere.
The balloons, the flag-hoisting and the march-past followed by distribution of duties to the student representatives added sparkle to the investiture ceremony of Sri Chaitanya Techno School at Moghalrajpuram on Monday.
Additional Commandant of APSP 6 Battalion, Mangalagiri Sanyasi Rao, the chief guest on the occasion, said it was important for students to cultivate leadership qualities with discipline and commitment. Installation of the school cabinet constituting the SPL for boys and girls, captains for the four houses – Satya, Sahiti, Sneha and Sowmya, besides the prefects and monitors were administered the ceremonial oath that they would discharge their duties with utmost sincerity.
Assistant Commandant of the APSP 6 Battalion Nagaraju graced the occasion while school Principal Lakshmi Kant presided over the function. Administrative Officer Rama Rao, Dean Ramana Reddy and others participated.