Recognition Day - 13 Feb 2019:-
‘Recognition day is a culmination of all hard work’. An atmosphere of reminiscence prevailed in the school as the Recognition day was held on February 13th, 2019, to honor the students who have excelled in various fields and bagged medals and certificates from various competitions held outside and within the school premises for the Academic year 2018-19.
The meritorious students of Class X (ICSE and State & PUC of AY 2018-19) were recognized for their outstanding performances.
X-ICSE, STATE & II PUC-Farewell-2018-19 Batch:-
The auditorium of Aula Di Santa Maria echoed with blessings on the afternoon of 23rd January 2019 when Aradhana family came together to bid farewell to the outgoing 2018-19 batch of class X and II PUC students.
It was an afternoon of mixed emotions for all present at the school auditorium. The day was a fiesta devoted to the years spent together with friends and teachers to reminisce joyous moments.
The Auditorium was festooned appropriately keeping in mind the theme ‘Reaching for the stars’ with shining stars.
Elegantly dressed, the outgoing students entered the school premises at 3.00 pm and they were well received by Class IX and I PUC students.
Monika of I PUC welcomed the gathering and it was followed by a Prayer Service and Oath taking.
The Outgoing Students recalled their happy memories in the school.
Later Provincial Superior Sr.Mini, Principal Sr. Siji and Guest of the Day Fr.Bitaju in their speech blessed the outgoing batch and extended their good wishes to them for a bright, successful and prosperous future.
That was followed by a captivating Ramp Walk by the students of Class X and II PUC and Prize Distribution Ceremony The programme concluded with a Vote of Thanks by Syed Saifi from Class IX-State.
Christmas Celebrations at Aradhana School on December 21, 2018:-
Christmas is a time to give and forgive. Celebrated everywhere as a joyous family affair, we too, at Aradhana School celebrated Christmas as a happy time for our children.
There were hangings, cut outs, Christmas decoratives, wreaths which were all handmade all over the Dias and backdrop. Two tall poster sizes Santa’s waving everyone, handmade, were instilled on both the pillars of the Dias.
All classrooms were ducked up with various Christmas decoratives from Stars, Christmas trees, wreath, bells, stockings decorated by respective class teachers and their children. A tall Christmas tree stood in the entrance of the reception with stars all over the campus lit up in grandeur.
On the day of celebration, the children came beautifully appointed in party gear for the Christmas party that followed. Our third standard teachers arranged a Tableau of Nativity of Jesus Christ in a splendid manner next to the Dias.
The program kicked off by our two beautiful anchors singing, “We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New year” followed by welcome speech by Akhil of VII-ICSE. Suchitra and Shruthi of X-State were the main compeer’s of the programme.
A Prayer dance beautifully shown in our traditional Bharatanatyam of the Lord’s glory, which was an awe performance to look on. The tiny tots of I and II standard displayed how much joy is filled in their hearts by a beautiful performance.
There was a Carol fusion by our young Choir singing, “Angels we have heard on high, O come all ye faithful, Joy to the world,” with pretty little angles trodding all over the Dias and when “O come, all ye faithful,” was sung, the angels showed their adoration near the nativity of Jesus Christ.
Our Principal, Reverend Sis. Siji delivered a beautiful message; the precious gift of Hope, Peace, Joy and Love, the gifts God handed us with the birth of Jesus Christ to all present.
Ansa – of I-PU a solo performer, Mary did you know, sung beautifully, which was soothing to the ears and loved by all.
A new style of dance, Hip-Hop dance in tune with Christmas Jingle performed by III and IV standard students was an anticipated performance and indeed it was a delight to watch.
When Santa Comes along he brings a lot of gifts, but the real gift to humanity is the Values and Life skills which was portrayed through a skit by our V and VI Students which will always be remembered and everyone enjoyed as the skit was a fun to watch. The name of the skit is the “Christmas Gift” expressed in the name of noble human values of life.
The high school students both State and ICSE board performed awesome dance to the tune of Last Christmas and Feliz Navidad. Lastly, Santa too made a grand entry through the last performance by our PU students with four Santa’s running all over and giving away sweets to the children, literally children had a blast with this performance.
The vote of thanks was given by our student Sthuti of class-VII-ICSE. Everyone got drowned in the happy festive vibes.The celebration was carried on in their respective classes throughout the day.
An inspirational and Motivational talk - 20/12/18:-
By Mr. Deepak Shinde in regards to overcome the fear and pressure to face the Board exams approaching shortly.
For the Students of classes- VIII, IX, X and PUC.
As described by the Students:
On 20/12/18 there was a workshop held for the students of classes VIII, IX, X and PUC conducted by Resource person Mr.Deepak Shinde arranged by Education today in our School auditorium.
The resource person emphasized on unique features and points wise like:
- Memory: It is the most powerful skill which can easily be improved and helps each one of them a lot during exams.
- VAK: Visual, Auditory and Kinaesthetic, this means that we a student is able to visualise, hear and practically understand, it will be helpful in their studies.
- The session focused on one unique skill mastering it and making wonders in life.
- Memory, skills were taught to the students, such as “Breakfast is must in the morning” to keep the memory active.
- To remember and utilise the memory power that is needed to focus on the targets to be achieved with proper intention.
- Always sit and study in the same posture in which we write the exam.
- Never study similar subjects at a time.
- Goodness doesn’t change our performance and result.
- At the end of the session the resource person conveyed a very useful message and stated that “THERE IS NO SUBSTITUTE FOR HARDWORK, WORK HARD AND THE RESULTS WILL TALK”
- The session was overall very lively, humorous, interesting, enjoyable, and inspirational and gave the confidence to focus on upcoming board exams.
The students are very thankful to beloved Principal Sr.Siji for arranging such a useful and important session.
PUC - Sports Day (DEC 1 - 2018):-
Sports day for the PU students was celebrated on Dec 1 st , 2018. The occasion was presided by our Principal Sr. Siji and our Vice Principal Sr. Celine. Welcome speech was given by Mrs. Srividya. It was followed by our Principal Sr. Siji addressing the gathering on the importance of sports for students and Sr. Celine administering the oath.
The sports day events were kick started by lighting of the torch by Sr. Siji and Sr. Celine. The torch bearers were last year’s champions Tarun L and Vittal.
The events included:
- 100 meters
- 200 meters
- 4*100 relay
- Filling the water bottle.
- Volleyball (boys)
- Throwball (girls)
The students and the teachers participated enthusiastically. Games for teachers were arranged by students and Vice Principal. The event concluded with vote of thanks by Mrs.Radha Sharma and followed by lunch arranged by the PU staff.
Gandhi Jayanti 2nd October 2018:-
The leading convener of the occasion was Shree Latha mam – Guide captain of Aradhana Academy.
Gandhi Jayanti was celebtrated in Aradhana Academy for two reasons -
- To celebratebthe birth anniversary of the father of our nation - Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.
- Swatch Bharath campaign led by our own Scouts and guides team along with the students and teachers of Aradhana.
The distinguished guests of the day were Mr.P.G.R.Sindhia – Honorable state chief commissioner of the Bharath Scouts and Guides, Shri.Satheesh M.S- District secretary of Bharath Scouts & Guides B’lore ,South & H.M. of Issac Newton School, Shri Anand- Assitant district secretary of Bharath Scouts & Guides B’lore & working currently at Bosch, Smt.Amalopavamary – Wilson garden local associate secretary, working at St.Francis school as guide captain, Sri.Syed Husman - Training counselor of Wilson garden local Association Bharath Scouts & Guides , working at Cambridge school as a Scout captain.
Our Principal Sr. Siji , Sr.Celine vice principal and Sr.Jiji our community superior also accompanied the distinguished of the day.
The celebration on the Gandhi Jayanti 02 Oct 2018 at Aradhana Academy began with the March past parade along with the guest until they over took their honorable seats. Flag hoisting took place by Mr. Sindhia followed by National anthem. Smt. Sri Vidya welcomed the gathering that was further followed by speeches of all the dignitaries of the day.Mr.Sindhia mastered an inspiring speech imparting about truth , services of god & character of people. He also Appreciated Aradhana Academy and conveyed his wishes towards the future development of the school.
Bajan was sung by the students ‘ Raghupathi ragava rajaram…..’ followed by a speech by Jenith Pual VIII ICSE briefing all about the significance of the day. An amazing classical dance was performance by our students enhanced the Gandhi Jayanti celebration.
The occasion was concluded by vote of thanks proposed by Vasudha mam , the Senior Academic coordinator of Aradhana Academy.
As the last part of the celebration, students proceeded towards the Swach Bharath Abiyan as processions along with their respective teachers. Students cleaned the school surrounding and planted sapling to mark this memorable day. This spectacular day came to an conclusion by serving sumptuous lunch to all the students who participated in Swach Bharath Abiyan.
The Sport Report - 2018-19:-
Welcome to the first edition of the Sports Report of Aradhana Academy. The 2018/19 season starts here, and throughout the year we will be featuring results from competitions.
Cluster Level Sports Meet-2018:
The Students of Aradhana Academy participated in the above mention sport, played brilliantly & secured the following Prizes.
- Volley Ball, Boys Under 14, 2nd place.
- Volley Ball , Boys under 17, 2nd place.
- Basket Ball ,Boys under 17, 2nd place.
- Basket Ball, Girls under 17, 2nd place.
- Throw Ball Boys under 14, 1st place.
- Throw Ball Girls under 14, 2nd place.
- Relay Race 4x100 meters Boys 1st place.
- Relay Race 4x100 meters Girls 2nd place.
The skills and talent among our children continue to amaze and inspire. This Winter term has seen our sports go from strength to strength; competing in a variety of competitions.
Running Race 100 meters Boys & Girls:
- 1.Prajwal.M.B - 1st place .
- 2.Vaishanavi.K - 1st place .
Running Race 200 meters Girls:
- 1.Vaishanavi .K 1st place.
Running Race 400 meters Girls:
- 1.Chamundi . K . 3rd place.
Together, students of Aradhana Academy put on a spectacular display of courage, hard work, skill and brilliance during the Cluster Level Sports Meet. Sports and athletic have been an integral part of Aradhana Academy. Here goes the winners.
Long Jump Boys & Girls :
- 1.Prajwal. M.B. 2nd place.
- 2.Charan .B. 3rd place.
- 3. Vaishanavi .K 1st place.
High Jump Boys & Girls:
- 1.Prajwal. M.B. 1st place.
- 2.Kruthika .K. 3rd place.
Taluk Level Sports Meet, 2018 – 29th ,30th & 31st Of August
High Jump Boys & Girls
- 1. Prajwal. M.B. 3rd place.
- 2.Priyanka M.B. 2nd place.
Running Race 100 meters Girls.
- 1. Vaishanavi .K 3rd place.
The day was filled with exciting victories and our beloved principal Sr.Siji honoured the winners of the Aradhana Academy. Finally the entire school stood together, to appreciate the winners. On behalf of management and staff we wish all the winners hearty congratulations and wish them many more achievements ahead.