Sir C.V. Raman remembered

Kendriya Vidyalaya, Air Force Station, Thanjavur, celebrated Nobel laureate Sir C.V. Raman’s birthday as National Science Day on February 28. An exhibition was organised by students of Std V under the guidance of science teacher Raja Mohan. Aswathy Rajappan and Seethalakshmi co-ordinated the exhibition, inaugurated by Wg. Cdr. J.K. Chandna, chairman, Vidyalaya Management Committee, in the presence of M.K. Rajappan. The exhibition depicted working models of space shuttle, erupting volcanoes and road safety measures. A large number of parents and students witnessed the exhibits. Wg. Cdr Chandna released Vidyalaya Patrika. MWO. D.S. Khati of the Air Force Station received the first copy of the ‘patrika’ from the chairman. The chairman’s address was followed by vote of thanks by Gita Ramesh, editor of Vidyalaya Patrika.

Science Day observed

In a bid to develop scientific temperament among students, Shri Venkateswara Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Thanjavur, observed Science Day. K. Eka. Narendran, head, Department of Physics, Sarfoji Government Arts College, Thanjavur, was the chief guest. I. Gnana Sundaram from the Department of Chemistry of the college delivered the Science Day address. Principal S. Gowri presided over the function. Academic director of the institution G. Jaishankar spoke. Students took part in competitions including a debate on ‘Science — boon or bane.’

Annual Day

The annual day of National Elementary School, Mayiladuturai, was held recently. In his presidential address, correspondent J.R. Ramamoorthy urged the students to follow the footsteps of Mahatma Gandhi. Headmistress V. Sasikala presented the annual report. Headmaster of DBTR Higher Secondary School K. Rajendran explained the vital role played by teachers in building a bright future for the younger generation. Assistant Educational Officer R. Regupathy, Additional AEO R. Mathivanan and supervisor, Sarva Siksha Abhiyan, S. Mathivanan spoke and felicitated the students. G. Pitchai Kannan of Revathi Jewellers gave away prizes to academic toppers. The students presented cultural programmes on various themes.

Toppers felicitated

The annual day of Tansri Ubaidullah Matriculation Higher Secondary School in Rajaghiri, Thanjavur, was held with usual pomp and splendour. Professor of Government Law College, Tiruchi, M. Nilamudeen was the chief guest. He felicitated students who came out with flying colours in the SSLC and Plus Two examinations last year and also the teachers responsible for their performance. He called upon the students not to think of going abroad in search of employment. There were more jobs in India that would give high remuneration and the students should equip themselves with adequate knowledge to get the jobs, he said.

In her annual report, principal S. Kasthurie recalled the achievements of the school in various fields. School coordinator M. Mohamed Umar, president N.A. Abdul Majeed, trustee S.A. Abdul Bari and secretary A. Shahul Hameed offered felicitations.

Annual awards function

Mount Zion Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Pudukottai, conducted its annual awards ceremony. Over 400 students received awards in various categories including cultural and academic toppers, and those with 100 per cent attendance. Chairperson of Pudukottai Municipality Ramathilagam Udaiappan was the chief guest. She stressed upon the need for including extracurricular activities along with academics. Correspondent Jayabarathan Chelliah congratulated the winners. Administrator Angeline J. and Senior Principal Jonathan J spoke.

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