Please also visit the Urgent Needs page for the latest information on the new school site, needs, and how your donation can make a difference.
Independence Day Celebration
On August 15, the 60th Independence Day was celebrated at the Sri Ramana Matriculation School campus. The school’s Chief Correspondent M. Karunanithi, teachers and students welcomed Mr. Eizho Tabuchi from Japan, who graced the function as the primary guest along with Mr. Takho from Japan. Mr. Tabuchi visits the school every year and teaches origami and yoga to the students.
The event began at 8:00 am with a prayer, followed by Tamil Thaivazhthu. After the national flag was hoisted and saluted, Vandhe Matharam was sung and the pledge and passages from Thirukkural were recited. School Educational Advisor Mrs., Sudha welcomed the attendees and the Chief Correspondent gave the Independence Day speech in which he stressed the need for unity.
To the surprise of all, the highest mark scorer in 10th Public Examination (2006-07) was Master M. Vignesh, who stays in the free hostel. He was awarded a prize from the chief guest Mr. Eizho Tabuchi. The teachers Mr. K. Arunachalam and Miss G. Laksmi also received prizes for their wonderful dance performances given to the students.
Mr. Tabuchi and Mr. Takho gave a well-received speech in which they expressed their love for India and its people. Mr. Tabuchi, who collected funds in Japan for the new school, said that he was looking forward to having the new school built very soon. The teachers and students thanked him and prayed for his long and peaceful life.
L. K. G Tiny Tots to IX Standard students gave an unforgettable cultural program that everyone enjoyed. The program ended with vote of thanks given by the science teacher, Mr. Samsudhin. To end the event, “lattu” (sweets) were distributed to all of the attendees.
More News and Stories from 2007
New School Contstruction Update, June 2007
Construction Begins on New School Facilities, April 2007
Jayanthi and Republic Day Celebrated, January 2007
More News and Stories from 2006
New School Fundraising, December 2006, and A. Prabahakaran Birthday Celebration, December 2006
Children's Day, November 2006 and Global Community Day, November 2006
Prize Winning in the Ramanar Competition, November 2006
19th Year Inaugural Day & Vijayadhasami Puja, October 2006
Independence Day, August 2006
School Reopens, June 2006 (also visit the Urgent Needs page for additional information on the new school site, needs, and how your donation can make a difference.)
Earth Puja, April 2006
X Standard Public Examination and OWCF Volunteers
Teaching, February 2006
Republic Day, January 2006
More News and Stories from 2005
Jayanthi Celebration (December 2005)
Planting Field Trip
and Stories from 2005
News and Stories from 2004