Bakrid celebrated

On November 5, Bakrid was celebrated at V.K.K. Play Group Matriculation Higher Secondary School, in the presence of Correspondent Kamala Manimozhian. The function was organised by Principal K. Swarnageetha so that the students could learn about different cultures and practices. The students performed Namaz. Teachers and students spoke on the importance of Bakrid. The celebration ended with Eid-ul-Zuha and distribution of sweets.

Career awareness programme

A career awareness programme for students and parents was conducted at V.M.J. Higher Secondary School recently. The objective was to create a platform for students to have an exposure of various job opportunities, educational institutions and subjects that could be opted for at higher education level. There were three distinguished speakers from Engineering, Medicine and Humanitarian background to share their experience and knowledge. Professor G. Shanmugam, founder Principal, Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi, and advisor, Kamaraj College of Engineering and Technology, Virudhunagar, highlighted the fast development in the field of Engineering and Technology and how to choose colleges and subjects. V. Neethi Arasu, neurologist, gave a comprehensive talk on medicine, medical colleges and specialisations which were remunerative and had scope in the future. What was unique was that all the speakers stressed on moral and cultural values. Respect for elders and discipline should be instilled in all students, they said.

Children's Day

Prizes to winners of Children's Day competitions were given away by K. Abdul Latheef, vice-president, Islamic Educational Society, at Crown Matriculation Higher Secondary School on November 14. The correspondent, M. Amanullah, presided over the celebration. The Principal, S. Moitheen Amma, welcomed the gathering. Sheik Jailani, president, Parent-Teacher Association, proposed a vote of thanks.

Contests for students

Several competitions were conducted for students of St. Britto Higher Secondary School to mark Children's Day celebration. Rev. Fr. S. Cyprian, correspondent, presided over the celebration. Rev. Fr. A. Amal Raj, Headmaster, distributed prizes to winners of competitions V. David Rajendran welcomed gathering and S. Joseph proposed a vote of thanks.

Theme-based skits

Competitions in music, dance and theme-based skits were conducted at Rotary Laharry Matriculation Higher Secondary School on Children's Day. The Kindergarten children wore various kinds of crowns and caps.

Sports events

Sports events were conducted for Kindergarten children of Rajan Matriculation Higher Secondary School on Children's Day. The sports meet was declared open by R. Paarthasarathy, Administrative Officer. Prizes were distributed to the participants by the correspondent, G.N. Devi Rani. The co-ordinator, Selvakkani, proposed a vote of thanks.

Nehru remembered

Dolphin Matriculation Higher Secondary School celebrated Children's Day with girl students paying floral tributes to a portrait of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. The celebration featured fancy dress, essay writing, poetry writing, painting, clay modelling and music competitions for children. AR. Ramanathan, correspondent, distributed prizes to the winners. A. Padma, Principal, delivered the Children's Day message. Kamala spoke about the greatness of Nehru. Kevin of class XII welcomed the gathering and Sangavi of Class IX proposed a vote of thanks.

Prizes given

Prizes to winners of Children's Day competitions were distributed by Sridevi Variar at Sivakasi Nadars' Matriculation Higher Secondary School. The Principal, V. Devasena, welcomed the gathering. Dr. Sridevi advised the children to have healthy food and avoid junk food. M. Merita spoke about the significance of Children's Day. Michele proposed a vote of thanks.

Novel exhibition

Sri Sadhana Matriculation Higher Secondary School celebrated Children's Day with an exhibition on ‘The Child.' ‘Child' in literature, ‘child' in home, ‘child' in religion and ‘child' in society' were among the dimensions of the exhibition which was declared open by Sarvaishwarya of Class IX.

The chairman, R. Kannan, presided over the celebration. The Director of the school, P. Natanagurunathan, distributed prizes to winners of various competitions. The celebration concluded with cultural events.

At old age home

Students of Velammal Memorial Matriculation Higher Secondary School visited an old age home at Tiruppalai and spent time with the inmates as part of Children's Day celebration. The celebration at school featured a cultural programme by teachers and game shows. The Principal, V. Sundarambal, welcomed the gathering. A puppet show was also organised for the students on the occasion. Academic Coordinator V. Anitha proposed a vote of thanks.

Contests held

Children's Day was celebrated at Palayampatti Nadar Uravinmurai A. Sankaranarayana Nadar Matriculation School with competitions. A.S. Ilangovan presided over the celebration and Vanitharani Ilangovan distributed prizes to the winners.

Fancy dress contest

Children's Day was celebrated with a colourful fancy dress competition at Motherland Nursery and Primary School in which students from Pre KG to Class V turned up in colourful costumes. The competition themes of nursery rhymes, gods, national leaders, fruits and vegetables were performed by the students. Latha Varma, Principal, Satguru Sangeetha Vidyalayam, distributed prizes to the winners. Nicholas Francis, Director, presided over the programme. Academic Coordinator Angel Teresita welcomed the gathering and Vijayalakshmi proposed a vote of thanks.

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