On 21st July 2016, the event “Row row row your boat” signifying the life of Oarsman rowing down the river of time made the children of Chennai Public School, Thirumazhisai Pre-Primary wing understand the way to lead life passionately and cheerfully.
Children enthusiastically came forward and joined hands with their friends and walked around the school campus with fisherman hats on their head and holding paper boats to sing ‘Row, row, row your boat’ rhyme in chorus. Children also learnt the slogan “Ailelo ailasa….Ailelo ailasa….Ailelo ailasa…” and got acquainted with new words which also enhanced their vernacular language skills.
The colorful simple paper boat folded in Origami style was fluttering in their hands as they sang & danced cheerfully. The teachers along with their Co-ordinator and Principal joined the joyous merry making group.
“Music gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything”.
CPS Preprimary organized the event ‘Stay tuned” to make the children familiarize with musical instruments. It was a weeklong learning program wherein the children had hands on experience on various musical instruments. The ever enthusiastic parents of CPS contributed to the event by playing groovy and peppy numbers for the children. The children brought along their favorite musical toys and proudly played it for their peer group thereby making learning and fun equally enriching. The week ended with an exhibit of different kinds of musical instruments, which was a visual treat. Children of Junior Academy carried an attractive take away of a model musical instrument which they made in class.
Giving thanks makes people happier and more resilient. At Chennai Public School, Thirumazhisai grade I & II observed “Gratitude Day” on 15/07/2016, by preparing a, “Thank you card” to show their gratitude towards their teachers and elders. Initially few videos were shown to explain the term “Gratitude” to all the students. Then they were asked to prepare a card. They came out with wonderfully crafted, creative, beautiful and innovative cards.
“Gratitude is indeed the best altitude”
Principal Mrs. Subhashini Govindan and Coordinator Ms. Chitra appreciated their work and gave away the certificates of appreciation to the students.
Chennai Public School, Thirumazhisai Pre-Primary wing explored the ‘Emoticon Event’ on Friday, 15th July 2016 through representation of connotations facial expression, human formation, singing and decorating booklets to derive the feelings of communications such as happy, sad, angry, scary, surprise and exited.
Children of pre-primary acquired the ‘Emoticon’ knowledge to achieve social and emotional developmental of positive learning through contributing in school, family and community.
Tiny tots enacted the emotion song with excitement and passionately show cased an additional concept of ‘Simhasana’ yoga pose on this event to emote facial expression of Simha – the Lion. The teachers, Co-ordinator Ms. Amudha and the Principal Mrs. Subhashini Govindan joined them on the event and enjoyed their various expressions.
Multiple Intelligence Day was celebrated at Chennai Public School – Thirumazhisai campus on 14th July, 2016. Multiple Intelligence day programme was slated to promote children’s understanding of different type of Intelligence. A Debate Competition was conducted on the topic I.Q. Vs E.Q. Students participated enthusiastically and were very vocal as the topic Emotional Quotient team won the competition but the Intelligence Quotient Team won the hearts of the audience with its wit and humour.
The participants of the Winning Team (E.Q) were Ritu, Shalini, Sai Snegha, Sadhvekaa and Sohon & of the Runner up Team were Swthi, Agam, Karthik, Dilip and Rishikesh.
All were applauded & appreciated by award of certificates by the Principal Mrs. Subhasini Govindan.
Malala Yousafzai’s birthday was celebrated as “Malala Day” as per the UN declaration in 2014 to honour the achievements of the young Pakistani activist who was shot by Taliban for fighting for the right to education of the girl child.
Chennai Public School, Thirumazhisai, in its efforts to inculcate the values of the heroic young icon among the children, celebrated the day with great vigour and enthusiasm. Elocution competition was conducted under the theme “My inspiration” for students of classes VI to VIII. The programme commenced with a speech by the Principal, Mrs. Subashini Govindan. She in her speech spoke about the heroic deeds of Malala Yousafzai and inspired the children to embrace the ideals for which she fought her mighty rivals and the courage she displayed in doing so.
A total of 27 students participated in an elocution competition and spoke about the various role models who inspired them. Malala Yousafzai, Kalpana Chawla, Mother Teresa, Sarojini Naidu were some of the famous personalities about whom the children spoke. All the students were appreciated for participating in the competition. The best three student speakers were awarded with a certificate. One of the speakers also referred to recent quotation of Malala “One Child, One Teacher, One Book and One Pen can change the world” and marked the day.
Tiger Conservation Day was celebrated on 15/07/2016 by the students of classes III, IV and V at Chennai Public School, Thirumazhisai to promote the thought of protection and expansion of Wild Tiger’s habitats and to gain support through awareness for Tiger Conversation. Students prepared slogans and made creative and innovative masks to mark the day and gave life to the Tigers through their creations.
Our nation’s great leader Mohandas Karam Chand Gandhi Opines that, We need to be the change, we wish to see in the world. “Quality leaders are like magnets; they attract the best people. Every individual is a leader by himself or herself. The opportunities and the platform which one comes across in their journey of life helps them to chisel and fine tune themselves to the role of excellent leadership.
Chennai Public School, Thirumazhisai had its prestigious and momentous Investiture Ceremony on 14th July 2016 at its school quadrangle. The Chief Guest Col. B. Ravi, Assistant Director CBRDE, administered the Oath to the twenty young aspirant leaders. They were also presented with Sashe’s, Badges and Certificates by the dignitaries on the dias.
The parade displayed by these young leaders along with a school band was well organized and resembled the “Marching Parade” by persons in uniform.
Principal Mrs. Subhashini Govindan delivered the welcome address and wished all the torch bearers luck and good wishes during their officiating term 2016-17. Col. B. Ravi spoke to students about the importance being a good leader and motivated them to join the defence forces and serve the nation. He then presented the school flag to all the school captains and Principal the constitution of the school;
Head Boy (CBSE) – G. Akash XII, Head Girl (CBSE) – V. Archana XII, Head Boy (Matric) – G. Prakash XI, Head Girl (Matric) – M. Siva Sanchana XII, were chosen to lead the school. They made many promises and thanked one and all for having given such enormous opportunities to them.
National Anthem was sung with pride & enthusiasm to mark the end of the ceremony.