Now in the present time majority of the kids start their day with mobile and ends with it too. Video games and television plays a major role and most of the children loosing the habit of playing outdoor games. If they have all the things in a such small device in a relaxable place, then what’s the need to go out for searching fun in hot sun. CPS wanted the kids to play and experience few Desi Games and here you could see how and what fun they had playing it.
The much awaited 7th Annual Sports Meet of Chennai Public School, Anna Nagar was held on 25th January with great fervour and excitement amidst cheers and thrills. Mr. Vasudevan Baskaran, an Arjuna Awardee ,who had captained the gold medal winning Indian Hockey team at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, was the chief guest of the day. In his speech he spoke about the importance of games in the present day world. He also insisted the role of a parent in preparing a child to face this competitive world is immense. To be a successful student, one should learn to balance both academics and sports. Mr. Sivaprakash K R who represented Tamil Nadu at the Ranji trophy, was the special guest. He appreciated the infrastructure of the school and the importance given to sports related activities.The fantastic turn out of the parents and the fine weather added to the day’s splendor.
The various sports events and the cultural extravaganza that followed held the gathering enthralled and spell bound. The crowning glory of this event was the honoring of the 10 Gems of CPS who have excelled themselves in various spheres of sports.Beating of the Retreat marked the end of the Annual Sports Meet (2017-18), where all the hard work, athletic discipline and sportsman spirit of the students had finally paid off.
Heritage is an intrinsic part of people’s life. It has the power to influence their views and values, their hopes and aspirations.
The prestigious CBSE Heritage India Quiz 2017 was held at the Chennai Public School on 02 Feb 2018. This venue was a scene of hustle and bustle where around 250 students along with their teachers representing eighty schools across the region came in to be a part of this prestigious show. It was a golden opportunity for these young scholars to exhibit their talents and erudition.
The much sought after, young and energetic Mr Vinay Mudaliar was the best Quiz Master anyone could hope for. After the preliminary round six teams were selected from Tamil Nadu. At the end of five tough rounds, Srivageesha Vidhyashram school from Trichy was qualified for the Regional round.
The four teams representing Nagpur – Bhavans B P Vidya Mandir , Bangalore – Sri Kumaran Children’s Home, Hyderabad – St Andrews School and Tamil Nadu – Sri Vageesha Vidhyashram Senior Secondary School faced a brain storming session, at the end of which students from Nagpur and Chennai were qualified for the semi-final round to be held at Delhi.
“If one wants to achieve success in the Heritage India Quiz one should have a detailed knowledge of the heritage of every state in the country “. On this note from Mr. Vinay Mudaliar, the much awaited and much enjoyed Heritage India Quiz 2017 also brought its curtain down.
CPS Cricket Academy Inaugurated
CPS Cricket Academy was inaugurated at Chennai Public School on the occasion of Annual Sports Meet that was held recently in the Global Education Campus, Thirumazhisai.
The Sports Meet was declared open by the Chief Guest, Ms. Selvi, Former National Hockey Player, Goal Keeper & Sports Journalist. Mr. Ravishankar, Cricketer of the Year, Madras Cricket Club and Director, T S Mahalingam, inaugurated the CPS Cricket Academy and addressed the youngsters to aspire to take up the game as their career and enjoy their passion of playing cricket. Mr. Winfred Michael Raj E, Guinness Record Holder, Rubik Cube was the Special Guest. Present on this occasion were Shri. N Devarajan, Chairman, CPS Schools Group, Mr. Balaji Dagupati, Correspondent, Mr. Madhusudan L, Executive Director, Mr. Suman Babu, Director-IT and Mrs. Chitrakala Ramachandran, Principal.
CPS sports achievers in various fields were recognised with Sports Scholarship Awards. More than 1000 students took part in the Meet and 2000 spectators were around to witness this grand event. Rolling trophies, Individual Championships and Winning Medals were awarded to the deserving students who excelled in the field of sports and games at CPS.
The harvest Festival –“Pongal” was celebrated with great pomp and show in the CPS,TMZ campus, from 8th to 10th and 18th Jan ,2018 . It was a remarkable fruit yielded by the great efforts of Tamil Department headed and graced by the Principal, Sr. Vice Principal, Vice Principal and all the class coordinators
The celebration started with grand inauguration followed by the Traditional food fest. Students of class 9th enthusiastically participated in the Tamil Debate ‘Pattimandram’ with the topic Ikkala Suzalil Vivasayam – Valarchiai noki Selgiratha? Veilchiai noki Selgiratha?
Principal of Global School, TMZ Mrs.Jeyu Ganesh and Tamil Department head – Global,TMZ Graced the occasion as the special guest and probed the young minds of the importance of the agriculture in today’s world.
On the second day of the celebration the students of class 3-9 geared up the ambiance of school with a flamboyant dance performance.
Pre primary, the primary students displayed an array of events .They performed Thirupavai, Pongal dance and a Tamil skit. Cultural programs like Kummiyattam, Karagattam, Oyilattam, Paraiattam, Mayilttam, Puliattam, Silabattam was performed by students of Grade 1 and 2.
“Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing but of reflection”
To prove this the teachers and students of Pre Primary grade I & II of CPS TMZ had gathered in the school assembly hall on December 22, 2017 to celebrate Christmas. The programme started with the Nativity skit in which the students enacted the birth of Jesus Christ. The teachers sang carols. The programmes end up with a marvelous dance by the Preprimary to Grade II.
“Let our lives be full of both THANKS and GIVING”
CPS-Thirumazhisai celebrated Thanksgiving Day on 18th December 2017. The event was held to honor the birthday of our beloved Chairman Thiru N. Devarajan.
The program began with a welcome speech followed by a prayer song. The students of Pre Primary and middle school of CPS-CBSE enthralled the audience with their deft footsteps and expressions. The students from CPS-Global school sung the birthday song wishing our chairman a long life and good health.
The choir from CPS-CBSE and Global school harmoniously rendered Christmas carols.
The principal of CBSE School, Ms. Chitrakala Ramachandran, the Head of School (Global School), Ms. Jayu Ganesh, the Sr. Vice Principal (CBSE) Ms. Suchithra Santhosh and the Coordinators presented the chairman Thiru. N. Devarajan with gifts and greeting cards prepared exclusively by the students. The school heads extended Birthday wishes and greetings to the chairman on the auspicious occasion.
The students of the pre-primary, Chennai Public School, Thirumazhisai displayed their creative bend of mind at the craft exposition held in the school on Friday,15th December 2017.The little ones from Pre-kg/Mont-I to UKG/Mont-III displayed an array of crafts made from ordinary materials found at home. Matchsticks, vegetables, discarded CD’s, ice-cream sticks and cardboard transformed magically into masks, wall hangings and table decor. The students were as thrilled at creating things of art and beauty as they were at going around and examining the work of their friends. The expo provided a unique platform for the students to dabble in art and gain confidence in their abilities. Students carried ‘cat’ and ‘monkey’ masks as take home.
“Be a hand that reaches out to help others”
The children of Class 3 displayed their talents in music, dance and drama during their special assembly titled, “Take a stand, Lend your hand”. The young students spread the message of love and highlighted that lending a hand need not be just giving money, but can be as simple as a single kind word, smile or a thoughtful gesture. They rocked the stage with their vibrant dance performance. They stole the hearts of the audience through a melodious carnatic and western song. The Hindi speech was dedicated to a few philanthropists who had devoted their lives to the society. The special assembly was graced with the presence of three eminent special guests, Ms Elezabeth G K, Dr. Solomon Suresh and Ms Shridevi Sudharsan. They were mesmerized by the varied performances and display of talents by the students. Parents too were contented to see all their children participate in different events . The assembly made the children understand that all must do their part to make this world a better place for everyone.