December Events - 2016
XXXIII ANNUAL DAY :
December was the most exciting month in Aradhana Academy as the XXXIII Annual Day of Aradhana Academy was celebrated over a period of three days. Annual day is a tradition followed by every school. Hence the management thought it was a good idea to give each and every student an opportunity to showcase their talent. We received positive feedback from parents to this idea. A report on the celebrations is given below :
CLASSES I & II – DECEMBER 2, 2016 :-
A collective effort by students of Class I and II alongwith support of the teachers put up the Annual Day programme with the theme “The Jungle Book”.
Classes I and II celebrated Annual Day on December 2, 2016. It was presided by our Chief Guest, Dr.Srivats Bharadwaj, founder Chairman and CEO of Special Smiles Pvt. Ltd., Vatsalya Centre for Oral Health. He was welcomed by Sr.Moly Parayil and escorted with a guard of Honour by our School Band.
The function started with the prayer song rendered by the melodious voices of the choir, followed by lighting of the lamp and readings from the Holy Books of all religions.
The evening was made further colourful with Prayer Dance and Welcome Dance. Glimpses of the various activities conducted especially for Classes I and II was given with a Powerpoint Presentation which was followed by Prize Distribution.
They say that the best is retained for the last. It was time for presentation of the Dance drama – “The Jungle Book”. This was based on the timeless classic of Rudyard Kipling. The performance of the little ones was so lively that the audience wanted to remain in the Jungles and explore more of it. As the audience were coming out of their adventurous experience, the children performed the concluding dance, praising and thanking the Lord. The beats of the music and awesom performance made the audience too stand and dance alongwith them.
After the presentation of Vote of Thanks, Christmas wishes were rendered through cheerful rendition of carols and distribution of sweets.
DECEMBER 3, 2016-CLASSES III & IV:-
Classes III and IV celebrated Annual Day on December 3, 2016. The function was presided by Mr.Krishnaswamy, Vice President, HSBC and Mr.Naveen, Member, Grama Pachayath. It was a proud moment because both our guests are Alumni of our school. The program commenced with a Prayer dance followed by lighting of the lamp. A PPT on the Glimpses of the activities, particularly for Classes III and IV was presented. Finally, it was for the dance drama “The Wizard of Oz”, the main event. It was a treat for the audience to see the well rehersed performance of children. Outstanding students were appreciated in academics, discipline and attendance with Prizes. Parents appreciated the hard work of the staff involved in training the students.
DECEMBER 21, 2016 – CLASSES V-X:-
We celebrated the last lap of Annual Day celebrations on December 21, 2015 with exclusive participation from Classes V-X. The theme was “Ankur-Seed of Hope”. One could feel the enthusiasm and the exuberent energy in the campus.
This occasion was presided by our Chief Guest, Dr.C.N.Manjunath, and Mr.V.S.Sathyanarayan and other dignitaries. Our esteemed guests were welcomed by our school band and students from junior section, who were dressed in various state costumes. The programme commenced with lighting of lamp followed by a beautiful rendition of ‘amazing grace’ sung by our melodious school choir, followed by a soulful prayer dance.
The Annual Report was presented accompanied with an audio-visual presentation was showcasing the school’s activities and achievements.
The winners and achievers of past and present were facilitated. It was a proud moment for the parents of these students who were invited on stage with their children to receive the momentos.
The much-awaited event was the dance drama, ’Ankur-Seed of Hope’. It was a beautiful presentation of the story of creation, destruction and the seed of hope in every heart that all is not lost and that ‘god still loves the world’. The students gave a very meanigful messagethat it is in our responsibility to heal the world.
Our programme concluded with celebration of the birh of christ with all the participants greeting the crowd with Christmas and New year wishes.