Kendriya Vidyalaya, Hebbal, celebrated its 47th annual day with much enthusiasm. Air Commodore Pawan Mullick, Training Command, Indian Air Force, Hebbal, was the chief guest and inaugurated the celebrations. He told the students to realise their potential and become responsible citizens of the nation. Anju Mullick gave away prizes to meritorious students and the toppers in Class 10 and 12 board examinations.
School principal Grace C. D. presented the annual report and highlighted the achievements. Students, later, presented a colourful variety entertainment programme.
At a touching ceremony, Delhi Public School (Bangalore South) bade adieu to students of Class 12. Member of board of management Maqsood Ali Khan delivered the keynote address. He said that the future of India lies in the dreams of the youth. He told them to always adopt a positive approach in life and to extend a helping hand to society, for therein lies their duty and source of immeasurable satisfaction. He stressed the importance of humility and being respectful to parents and teachers.
The renderings from holy scriptures were inspirational. The oath, pledging allegiance to their country and for the larger good of humanity, was administered by principal Manju Sharma.
A few students shared their feelings of gratitude and looked back at their years in school with nostalgia. A few parents also spoke about their thoughts as they watched their children blossom under the able guidance of their mentors.
Students, who, as office-bearers of the school cabinet, rendered meritorious service to the institution, were awarded appreciation certificates. The cultural programme included ‘Swaralaya’, a unique amalgam of Hindustani and Carnatic music, songs by the school choir and a well-choreographed pantomime.
The day concluded with the candle lighting ceremony, which was passed on to the principal by member of board of management Ayesha Rehman Khan and Shazia Maqsood. It was then passed to the coordinator and to the class teachers and subject teachers. They then lit the candles of every individual student. It was symbolic of the light that learning spreads in order to dispel darkness of every kind .The choir’s rendition of the song ‘This little light of mine, I’m going to let it shine’ set the mood during the ceremony.
Annual sports meet
The Oxford English High School, Nagarabhavi held its annual sports meet. Principal Usha Ravindranath administered the oath to the participants. Students participated in various track events and also presented drill displays.
Ryan International School, Kundalahalli, held inter-house athletics meet for the primary section at Sri Kantheerava Stadium. The little champs stole the show with their drill displays. They showcased their athletics prowess with sprints, obstacle races, hoops race and even a relay race. Fun races such as ‘shopping for mother’ and ‘filling the treasure’ saw enthusiastic participation.