Army Public School, Kamraj Road, celebrated Teacher’s Day with much enthusiasm. Students presented bouquets and cards to teachers with gestures of love and affection.
To make the day memorable, the student council members conducted a special programme, which began with a speech on Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan by the cultural captain Aalina.
Students presented a classical dance and also a drama on the role of teachers. They conducted a quiz competition for the teachers.
School principal Manjula Raman said teaching was a noble profession and urged the teachers to continue with their good work. She also felicitated the teachers.
Laksana Balaji, a class 6 student, recited a poem ‘my teacher’.
At The Oxford Senior Secondary School (CBSE), J.P. Nagar, students paid thanked their teachers for imparting knowledge and shaping their career. They conducted a cultural programme that included songs and dance. Teachers enthusiastically participated in a quiz competition.
School principal Mariamma S. Mathew said that teachers are unique as they are good at multi-tasking.
The basketball team of St. Claret School, Jalahalli, has brought laurels to the institution by winning the U-14 district-level basketball competition. In the finals, St. Claret defeated St. Mary’s School. The team has also been selected to participate in the divisional level competition.
Students of Ryan International School, Kundalahalli, learnt the ways to dispose waste at a programme held in the school. They were told to segregate waste, which would help them to dispose it in a safe and eco-friendly manner. The programme also provided an insight of the amount of waste produced everyday in Bangalore.
A football tournament was organised by the Sacred Hearts’ High School, Kulshekar, Mangalore, and the Department of Public Instruction recently. President of zilla panchayat Koragappa said sports played an important role in instilling self-discipline among youngsters. The host school emerged winners.
Students of Ganga International School, Nelagadaranahalli, won many prizes at a painting competition organised by a local organisation. The theme of the competition was ‘India’s effectiveness of freedom’.
Four students of the school received certificates and trophies. Honorary president of the institution N. Ganganarasaiah felicitated the winners at a programme held in the school.
R. Raghav Reddy, a class 8 student of Narayan eTechno School in R.T. Nagar and K.M. Rohith, a class 9 student of Cluny Convent High School (Open School) in Malleswaram, have emerged the ‘uno sumos’ of Bangalore at a competition held recently.
They will represent the city in the national finals to be held in Mumbai on September 22.
And, if they display their talent at saving important cards, knowing when to put down those cards, the satisfaction of playing the colour change card to their own advantage and finally yell UNO!, then they would represent India at the Asia finals to be held in Japan on November 7.
While the UNO World Championship is held in Russia and U.K. annually, Asia UNO Challenge has been taking place in Japan since 2006. This year, India is participating for the first time.