Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Koramangala, held its art and science exhibition, Stimulus 2012, recently. The event, in its fifth year, received an overwhelming response from students as well as parents. Bhanu Pratap Das, Acting Director, Indian Institute of Astrophysics, inaugurated it. M.S. Thimmappa, the former Vice-Chancellor, Bangalore University, was the chief guest at the valedictory function.
Science models, sculptures and paintings, models based on literature, environmental issues, and others depicting Indian values, culture and heritage showcased the skills of students.. Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium and NIMHANS had also displayed some exciting projects for the public.
Mr. Thimmappa distributed prizes to the winners. K.S. Bhat, chief executive officer, Chinmaya Vidyalaya, and Saroja Sridharan, principal, were present.
Mirambika School for New Age (MSFNA), J.P. Nagar, celebrated Children’s Day with a lot of enthusiasm. Teachers displayed their talents and surprised their students by presenting a variety entertainment programme. The special assembly began with the invocation song in English that had classical touch to it. Then they rendered many songs in Hindi and Kannada. School principal Sharadamba also sang a song and received a big applause. Later, teachers enacted four hilarious skits. The event concluded with a dance performance by teachers. It was a memorable day not only for students but also for teachers.
National Reading Day
Presidency School, Bangalore South, Bilekahalli, observed ‘National Reading Day’ to motivate students to develop the habit of reading. Hence, from noon to 12.30 p.m., students were asked to read. Students from nursery to XII were asked to bring their favourite books to read. Students realised the importance of reading to keep themselves abreast with the changing times, to elevate their higher order thinking skills, to improve their reading skills or just to relax their mind by flipping through their favourite books.
School Principal J. Bhuvaneshwari said that the school believes in all-round holistic development of children. Promoting and cultivating the habit of reading has been an integral part of school curriculum.
The football team of Ryan International School, Kundanahalli, won the Baldwin Shield Football Tournament. The Ryan team defeated St. Joseph’s School by 2-0.
Nickson and Sashi, physical education teachers, had trained the team.
The team interacted with A.F. Pinto, chairman, Ryan Group of Institutions, and shared their joy of victory.