If there is something that makes everyone joyful in school, it is the annual day celebration. No matter how many years we have celebrated, each year calls for greater celebration!
Chennai Public School-Thirumazhisai, flamboyantly celebrated its 4th annual day on 25th July. It was a meaningful celebration which saw the little stars twinkle on the ground. The vibrant atmosphere was overt even before the program began. Enthusiastic children were seen in colourful costumes. Teachers savoured the day’s events. The program was graced by the chief guest Mr.G.BalaSubramanian, Former Director, Academics–CBSE, Guest of Honour Mrs.Viola R. Krishnamani, CEO Scholarius, Special Guest, Mr.M.Cidambaram, Charted Accountant, Ayyavoo & Co. Also CPS Group Chairman Shri.N. Devarajan, Correspondent Mr.Dagupathi Balaji, Principal Mrs.Stella Pauline Punitha, parents, students, well-wishers and over 3000 people were present on this occasion. The event triggered with the school prayer song.
The chief guest Mr. G . BalaSubramanian, appreciated the conducive learning environment and excellent infrastructure of the school. He addressed the august gathering and motivated the parents to strengthen school-home connections and environment. Mrs.Viola R.Krishnamani was impressed by the meticulous arrangements made and spoke about the relevance of school and child development. Mr.M.Cidambaram elaborated on the facilities the school has and how it contributes for the academic progress of the institution. Our Principal, the driving force behind the entire event, presented the annual report and accentuated the prominent events, scholastic and co-scholastic activities of the current academic year.
Meritorious students were awarded trophies and certificates for academic and general proficiency. Special awards on various category were distributed. Toppers of Class X and XII board examination and teachers who trained them were honoured. Rasik of XII CBSE and Sonali of XII Stateboard received the school topper award in Class XII Board Examination. Rahul PSSBR, Shivani Vinoth and Lavanya Karumanchi of Class X CBSE received school topper award at the Secondary level. Awards were given to subject toppers of Class X and XII and also class toppers from Class I to XI.
Best teacher awards were presented to Mrs.Nirmala of the Preprimary,Mrs.Cynthia of Primary, Mr.Jallauddin of Lower Secondary,Mrs.Mythili of Secondary level and Mr.Prakash of Senior Secondary.Mrs.Soundaravalli was honoured for producing centum scores in two subjects in board examination.
A mesmerizing cultural show with complete participation of students grabbed the attention of the audience. From tiny toddlers to teenyboppers, the event encouraged, gave rewards and an opportunity to showcase their talents. Students presented a mélange of programs. Strong messages were conveyed from every item staged. Our world today is broken, wounded, suffers with so many adversities and is desperately in need of healing and peace. Plays were enacted to highlight the importance of developing humaneness and harmony.
The various mix had tap dance by the Preprimary, Tango dance by the Primary, Jinga ho Jinga dance and shadow Dance by the seniors, English play, ‘The merchant of Venice’, Tamil play ‘Valmiki’ and creative presentation ‘Civilization’! English and Tamil songs were rendered to leave and impact with the audience. Throughout the two hour show of brilliance the students looked resplendent in assorted costumes and enraptured the audience with their fresh and creative ideas. The items matched with the theme ‘GOOD to GREAT’. Also orchestral pieces and vocal rendering, enthused the audience. The finale was the song rendered melodiously by the teachers “God is Great”. It was a befitting end to the Annual Day Program as it resonated the feelings of everyone. With this, the curtain came down on this year’s celebration with the message to move from good to a great level.
It was a truly memorable evening for the guests and the hosts alike.