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Going green:Actor Renjini inaugurating ‘Srushti,' at Bhavans Munshi Vidyasram, Kochi.
Going green:Actor Renjini inaugurating ‘Srushti,' at Bhavans Munshi Vidyasram, Kochi.

The Bhavans Munshi Vidyasram, Tiruvankulam, rolled out an innovative programme designed to encourage students to connect to Mother Earth. Titled Srushti, the participants discovered the ‘I' in each one of them. Actor Renjini was the chief guest. The programme saw events like Kalpana (wearing eco-friendly costumes), Bhavana (vegetable carving) and Chetana (bag designing).

Annual day

The chief guest for the 22nd annual day celebrations of Vidyodaya School was Dr. Madhusoodana Kurup, the Vice-Chancellor of Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies. In his inaugural address, he said there is no substitute for knowledge since it is the foundation of growth.

Outgoing student Sonia Farhan shared her thoughts with the audience. Awards for excellence in teaching were also presented. An entertainment programme followed. It included dance, song and drama programmes. The celebration came to a close with Asathoma Satgamaya- a symbolic patriotic dance.

Justice (Retd.) P K Shamsuddin, chairman of the Vidyodaya Trust, delivered the presidential address. Parents' representative Dr. Vijaylakshmi S and executive trustee P. Sreekumar offered felicitations.

Swimming gala

The Choice School, with 126 points were the toppers at the Global Public School's 4th swimming gala 2012.

The hosts were the first runners-up, winning 120 points, while the second runner-up was Navy Children School with 103 points.

Cultural programme

The Nava Nirman Public School were the first runners up at Chaitanya, an inter-school cultural programme organised by Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Vaduthala.

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