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Vaibhavotsav at Oxford Institutions

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Inauguration of Expressions 2010 was by way of watering saplings

Energy personified: Children performing at the annual day celebrations of Oxford Institutions.
Energy personified: Children performing at the annual day celebrations of Oxford Institutions.

Oxford Institutions, Nagarabhavi, celebrated its annual day “Vaibhavotsav” recently. Film director T.S. Nagabharana and politician Arun Somanna inaugurated the programme. Founder-president of the institution M.C. Ravindranath presented the “Kannada Pandit M. V. Cheluvaraya, Mysore Memorial Award” to 25 students, who had secured 95 per cent and above in the SSLC examinations.

Children from pre-primary section to high school took part in the cultural programme. B.R. Supreeth, secretary, and school principal H. N. Usha were present.

Expressions 2010

A dance drama “The wheel of life” was the highlight at the annual day celebrations “Expressions 2010” of St. Claret School, MES Road. The programme was inaugurated by watering saplings. A.S. Sadashivaiah, honorary chairman, Karnataka State Pollution Control Board, who was chief guest spoke on the importance of conservation of environment and keeping our surroundings clean. He gave away proficiency prizes to the SSLC toppers.

“The wheel of life” depicted the seven stages of life in the form of contemporary dance, mime, and drama.

Fr. Miguel Angel Velasco, prefect of apostolate, Claretians Rome, presided over the function. Fr. Jacob Arakkal John, principal, St. Claret PU College was guest of honour.

Annual day

Jain International Residential School (JIRS), Kanakapura Road, celebrated its 11th annual day recently. The programme showcased the year's activities. This was followed by the ceremonial function.

R. Chenraj Jain, chairman, Jain Group of Institutions and Wg. Cdr. K. L. Ganesh Sharma, chief executive officer, JIRS, presided over the function. Over 200 students presented a theme based dance drama “Aaditaha Adhya Paryantam (From then till now)”. It depicted the journey of planet from birth to the ages as man moved from wheels to space. Mr. Chenraj Jain, later presented prizes to meritorious students.

Ramanujam Day

Students of Sri Vani Education Centre, Magadi Road paid rich tributes to one of the great mathematicians of the country by celebrating Ramanujam Day. Students from lower classes presented colourful dances and skits that conveyed the importance of numbers in everyone's life. Rhymes on numbers and a song on the importance of mathematics in life were presented by the children of classes I and II. Students of classes III and IV spoke on the life of the great mathematician and also the origin of mathematics. Students of class VIII enacted a scene from the life of Bhaskaracharya and emphasised the importance of mathematics in everyday life. School vice-principal Karthiayani Bhat told the students to overcome the fear and fever of mathematics.

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