The 20th National Children Science Congress was held in the premises of Vivekananda Residential School (VRS) at Karimngar on November 2. School children from four divisions - Jagtial, Huzurabad, Peddapalli and Karimnagar participated and displayed various scientific models on the focal theme of “Energy, Export, Harness Conserve”.

District Educational Officer K. Lingaiah inaugurated the session as chief guest and Deputy Director of National Institute of Nutrition B. Dinesh Kumar addressed the students about the importance of good food habits.

Out of 168 projects showcased by the students, 10 projects were chosen by the jury for participation at the State-level competition to be held at Visakhapatnam.

A project conceived and exhibited by Syanthan Das, Manoj Kumar, Prem Kumar, Giridhar and Suman Raj of Class XI of VRS - “Water Level Indicator” – was among the selected projects for the State-level meet. Principal of VRS, T. Lalitha Kumari, co-ordinated the conduct of the science meet. Chairman of VRS P. Sudhakar Rao appreciated the school team for the arrangements made for the event.

Sports event off to a colourful start

The four-day 31st National Montfort Games and Sports 2012 commenced at St. Mark’s Boys Town High School in Jahanuma here on Wednesday. The event started with the guard of honour with Director of National Police Academy Vikash Narain Rai as the chief guest.

Rev. Bro. Paul Raj, Assistant General Rome, Rev. Bro. Bala Showry, Provincial Superior of Province of Hyderabad, Rev. Bro. M.A. George, Provincial Superior of province of Pune, Rev. Bro. Pratap Reddy, Convenor Education Commission Province of Hyderabad and Rev. Bro. Lawrence D’souza, Principal of Boys Town witnessed the opening ceremony.

In all, 1,300 students from 25 schools from different states are participating in the event. The welcome dance with the theme of “togetherness is happiness” was presented by St. Pauls High School, Hyderabad. A colourful drill display 31-MG was performed by the students of St. Marks Boys Town.

Each of the participating schools hoisted their flag and senior girl Sana Sultana, sports secretary, took the oath. Colourful balloons and pigeons were released to spread the message of peace and harmony.

Three volley-ball courts, two basket-ball courts and a foot-ball court were inaugurated by the dignitaries.

Navy Children School celebrates Annual Day

Students of secondary wing of Navy Children School (Nausena Baugh) staged a musical play based on William Shakespeare’s ‘A Mid Summer Night’s Dream’ at the 37th Annual Day celebrations. Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Eastern Naval Command Vice Admiral Anil Chopra was the chief guest.

Principal Nikita Tomar Mann in her annual report highlighted the accomplishments and plaudits won by the school, both in the academic and extra-curricular arenas, during the year.

The students earned applause for their performance of the musical saga of love, wrath, magic, woven beautifully by the young actors, incorporating contemporary songs and varied western dance forms. Members of the Navy Children School Management Committee and dignitaries of the Eastern Naval Command lent esteem to the occasion with their presence.