12, 2005, 18th Inaugural Day and Vijayadhasamy Pooja
On October 12, the 18th Inaugural
Day and Vijayadhasamy Pooja were celebrated at the school. Both teachers and
students participated in the function.
October 5, 2005, Annual Yoga and Origami Instruction
Every year Mr. Eizho Tabuchi
and teaches yoga and Origami to the students. This year beginning on October
Origami to the 6th, 7th and 8th standard students. During his yoga instruction,
he taught breathing exercises, which are very important for the body and
mind. During his Origami instruction, he taught how to make paper hats,
designs. Afterwards, he distributed prizes to those students who won the
Camalin pencil company drawing competition.
September 5, 2005, Teacher's Day
at the school on September 5. The holiday was named after Dr. Radhakrishnan
of India. Since he originally was a teacher, he asked that people
celebrate his birthday as Teacher's Day.
At 3:20 pm, Mr. M. Karunanithi,
the school correspondent welcomed the principal, teachers and students
along with other special guests.
Mr. Raja and Mrs. Triveni from USA were also in attendance. During
the event, Ms. Vimala, the school’s Tamil teacher, gave a speech
in Tamil about Dr. Radhakrishnan.
The students presented small gifts
to all the teachers. The principal concluded the event with a vote
August 15, 2005 School Celebrates
At 8:30 a.m. the celebration began with prayer,
followed by the student
fast march. Then, our school correspondent, Mr. M. Karunanithi, welcomed the
special guests, teachers, parents and friends. Ms. Santhiya, daughter of Mr.
Dwagaranath Reddy, who owns Nutrine Chocolate Company, participated in the
function as a special guest.
At 9:03 a.m. Swami Shantananda Puri from the Himalayas
unfurled the national flag.
Then, Swami Sadasivanada from the USA distributed brass cups to those who took
the X Standard Government Public Examination last year and ranked I, II
and III level. A. Subulaksmi ranked in the I level securing 894 marks out of
1100 marks; B. Sandhiya and A. Rajapandian ranked in the II level securing
801 marks out of 1100 marks; and K. Rajalakshmi ranked in the III level securing
793 marks out of 1100 marks.
Then, the students’ dumbbells and lazium exercises
were performed. The school principal, Mr. P. Ravichandran, gave a vote of thanks
and the celebration
ended with the national anthem. Sweets were distributed to the guests.
event at 10:00 a.m., a local magician, Mr. K. Vinayagamurthy, presented a magic
show for the children who enjoyed it very much. Also enjoying the magic
show were Mr. Philippe and Ms. Nicole and their daughter from France.
31, 2005 Student Enrollment, Sponsorships High for New Academic Year
Student enrollment for this academic year, which began in June, is 367.
The Trust provided the following sponsorships to disadvantaged and rural
free books and notebooks distributed for 43 children; school fees have
been paid for 73 children; academic sponsorships (books & notebooks, school
fees and uniforms) have been given to 57 children; individual sponsorships
(room and board, school fees, books & notebooks, medical etc.) have
been provided for 18 children; midday meals have been provided for 122
and free transportation has been provided for 182 children by our school
van, a share auto and a mini auto. (Each one makes two trips.)
A total of
268 children have benefited from the sponsorships.
On February 2, the school presented
a cultural entertainment event. School Correspondent Mr. M. Karunanithi
and guests, which included Mr. Joseph Keicken from Netherlands and
Ms. Andrea Orth from Germany who performed four traditional American
dances for the children. Following their performance, a Fancy Dress
Competition was held in which more than 50 students from kindergarten
through ninth standard participated. Costumes included Gods, Goddess,
gipzy girl, vegetable venders and so on. Mr. Roger Maybank from Canada,
Mr. Joseph Keicken from Netherlands, Ms. Andrea Orth from Germany
and School Principal Mr. N. Jayabalan judged the competition.
the event, the medical team, guests and teachers went to the
village Punalkadu to complete the third immunization of Hepatitis
- B for the children. The School Principal thanked everyone for
support and cooperation.
News and Stories from 2004