METRO PLUS

Celebrations galore

Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu cutting the ribbon at Vikas Group's Oakridge International School at Cyberabad on December 17. Home minister T. Devender Goud, Agriculture minister V. Shobhanandeswara Rao, Minister for Commercial Taxes Vijayarama Rao, Oakridge Chairman T. Naga Prasad and Dhananjoy, School Director are also seen in the picture.  

WHILE THE National Games were on in the city, some schools celebrated their sports day and annual day. The young toddlers of Delhi Public School were busy celebrating their first Annual Sports Day on December 21 at the school premises at Nanakramguda, just behind Gachibowli.

PATRIOTIC SPIRIT: Tiny Tots of New Ushodaya High School enthrall the audience.

PATRIOTIC SPIRIT: Tiny Tots of New Ushodaya High School enthrall the audience.  

Starting from the word go, from declaring the sports meet open, it replicated the National Games in every spirit and aspect. Be it the Guard of Honour to the principal and management board, hoisting the school flag, lighting of the sports torch and oath taking. The sports day was marked by an impressive march past, in which students from the age of two-and-a-half years to seven participated. The various activities included, novelty race, vegetable race, Charlie Chaplin race, drills, karate sequence and aerobics amongst others. Several cultural programmes were also held on the occasion.

FESTIVE PRESENTATION: Students of Nasr Junior School at the Parents Day.

FESTIVE PRESENTATION: Students of Nasr Junior School at the Parents Day.  

Children's Day celebrations were held at New Ushodaya High School, Trimulgherry. Amongst the various programmes, the most unique one was `Samuhika Bhojanan' (a shared lunch) to develop integration and a sense of fellow feeling.

AEROBICS SKILLS: Display by pre-primary children of Delhi Public School.

AEROBICS SKILLS: Display by pre-primary children of Delhi Public School.  

Two plays - Doll's Night Out and Hyderabad Dreams were enacted by the students of Nasr Junior School, Khairatabad on December 18, on the occasion of Parent's Day. While Doll's Night Out (where students up to the fourth standard participated), stood out for its spontaneous acting, foot-tapping numbers and imaginative costumes, the play Hyderabad Dreams was set in history, where special taken care was taken to recreate the aura and romance of a bygone era.