A workshop was held on Saturday, 18th November 2017 on ‘Awareness about Social Science’ by Madhuben Publications in Sahodaya School complex in Chennai. Ms. Padmini Sriraman M.A.(History & Economics) M.Ed, M.Phil was the resource person. From our school Ms. A. Chandralekha attended the workshop.
Our school’s English Literary Association named ‘Srijan’ held its first association meeting for this academic year on 17th November 2017. The Secretary and Joint Secretary inducted the Office Bearers. Prizes were distributed by them to the winners in competitions held under the auspices of the English Literary Association.
A comparative study of two poems – Between ‘Don’t Quit’ & ‘Say not Struggle naught Availeth’ was presented. Then a poem was recited and a drama enacted which were enjoyed by all.
Remembering 14th of November as the birthday of our first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, Children’s Day was celebrated on 16th November. The whole show was conducted depicting the steps that Nehru took in developing our nation by giving priority to science and industries. An exhibition depicting science projects was conducted by the students. A Quiz program on the Geographical features of our country was presented through a power point.
‘Muthamizh Ilakkiya Mandram’, our Tamil Literary Club held its first association meeting in Maithiri Auditorium on 10th November 2017. It was presided over by the Secretary. The Secretary inducted the office bearers. Then he distributed prizes to the winners in various competitions conducted under the auspices of the Tamil Literary Association. Thereafter the students presented a program under three different heads namely Prose (Iyal), Poetry (Isai) and Drama. Everyone appreciated the presentations.
Intramural sports was conducted in our school ground on 23rd October 2017. Our Secretary presided over the function. The Olympic torch was taken round the ground and handed over to the Secretary as the symbol of Inauguration. The secretary was present for the first few events and encouraged the students.
Gandhi Jayanthi was celebrated on 6th October 2017 with all enthusiasm. The Secretary presided over the function. He narrated some instances from the life of the Father of the Nation and described to the students Gandhi’s truthfulness and rectitude. He distributed prizes to the students who won in competitions held in connection with this function. The Students presented a discussion in English about Gandhi. A verse on Gandhi in Tamil was rendered. A drama in Tamil was enacted depicting events from Gandhi’s is life. A chorus was sung in praise of Gandhi as the last item of the program.
Vijayadasami, a day of importance for educational pursuit was celebrated in the Boys school on Saturday, 30th September 2017. Teachers and students of the School rendered devotional songs. The Secretary, the Joint Secretary and staff participated in the celebration.
Navarathri was celebrated from 20thSeptember 2017 for ten days with all devotional fervor by arranging a kolu on the theme ‘Divine Marriages’. The Six important ‘Divine Marriages’ were beautifully depicted through many dolls. Traditional form of kolu also added colour to the show. The President of our Institution Mrs. Nandhitha Krishna along with her son Mr. Prashanth, Treasurer visited the kolu with great interest and appreciated it very much. The Secretary and the Joint Secretary who visited the Kolu were very much pleased about the interest shown by the students and teachers in such celebrations, in a grand way.
The Alumni Association of the group of Schools celebrated their 13th Annual Day on Saturday, 9th September. We are proud that one of our successful old students Srimathi Anuradha Sundararajan presided over the function at the Annual Day celebration. In her address, she had recalled her nostalgic memories about her glorious days in the school. She exhorted the students to set their goals, determine their future course and work hard to achieve success in life. Also, she asked them to take interest in sports. She then distributed Alumini Association scholarships to the students of the Matriculation Schools and uniforms to the students of the Elementary School.
The cultural programme presented by the students won appreciation from one and all
Every year, the birth day of Statesman, Philosopher and former President of India, Sarvapalli Dr. Radhakrishnan is celebrated all over the country as ‘Teachers’ Day’. Our School celebrated his birthday on Tuesday, 5th September 2017 in Maithri Auditorioum. The Secretary and the Joint Secretary attended the function along with the Principal , Staff and Students of Boys school. They presented mementos to all the teachers.
In his address, he recalled the great intellectual qualities of Dr. Radhakrishnan and exhorted the teachers to equip themselves well by exposing themselves to modern knowledge through a variety of reading. The cultural programme presented by the students was appreciated by one and all.
Smart classes inaugurated, and the school joins the select few in the entire state, to adopt the technology driven learning platform . The Tata Class Edge- provided suite of products were inaugurated in all the class rooms ensuring new learning paths for the students. Introduced into the school four years back, the Tata Edge Class had been a success story , with the teachers and students adapting to it with great enthusiasm.
The secretary issued the “Manners Manual” complied by him, at the Maithri auditorium , at a gathering of teachers. The Manual seeks to instill in the students the socially acceptable good manners as well as behavior that shape a cultured personality. The teachers were asked to give importance to the character development in the students . Ideas of how best to convey the message to students, the strategies and modalities , were exchanged at the meeting.
The Boys school celebrated the Independence day with great enthusiasm evidenced by a huge turnover of students. Many of the Old students now studying in various higher institutions of studies had also come . Flag hoisting, mass drill, and speeches , songs and plays with patriotic themes marked the occasion. One highlight was, the “Kavithai manram” presented by the teachers. Three of the teachers, Mrs. A. Thangam, Mrs. C. Padhmavathi and Mrs. B. Banurekha recited poems which they had themselves written, with themes of discipline and importance of education…
Teachers from all the sections of the entire sskv Group of schools participated in the workshop conducted by the Sri Saradha seva sangat. Sister Nioveditha ,xxxx of Kanchipuram conducted the program. The teachers later at an interactive session, gave positive and enthusiastic feedback on the stress management program and said that it has had a beneficial impact.
On this same day a quizz program was conducted by the senior staff of boys school for the students of 8th to 12th. The Quizz was to mark the 70th year of Independence, and had for its theme, the roll of Tamilnadu in Independence struggle. The quizz program brought to light of knowledge , the many hidden chapters of the Tamil freedom fighters.
Dr Nanditha krishna , Our Education Society’s President , released the RECALL, the Boys school magazine. The students who had completed their Adithya Hridayam Course, chanted the slokham at the function . Dr Nanditha , after giving away prizes to winners of District level competitions, spoke on the importance of hard work and discipline.
The same evening, the Founders Day was celebrated in the Girls school grounds in a combined function in which students from Boys school also joined , with programs honoring the founding members of the Education society.
Science club activities unrolled with the start of a Quiz program too. The activity focused on the students’ close and complete reading of their Texts, thus preparing them for a thorough and in-depth understanding of the subject.
The school played host to District level sports competition conducted by department Education. The CEO Smt Thirumalar selvi flagged off the events at the Boys Matriculation ground.
Kamarajar Day. Flag hoisting , March past and singing of national songs marked the day. at Boys school. Recitals and discussions with stress on education, were staged. Boys winning prizes in various interschool and intra school events as well as in the Literary and writing skill development competitions conducted in the school, recieved their awards.
Close on its heel , after the celebration ended, Maths Club held its Quiz competition First Round, at the Mythri auditorium in which students of 6 to 8 participated The winners were selected for the Second Round.
More scholarships. At a function held in the SSKV Girls school grounds, Theosophical society
scholarships were extended to 20 students, both Boys and Girls of the Matriculation schools and the Higher secondary. The benefactors were the Theosophical society @ Kanchipuram and Sri CK Raman’s family presided over the function.
The number of students who received scholarship from the Boys wing was
- S. Mohanraj XII-B1
- V. Pugazhendhi XII-1A
- M. Vallarasu X-D
- U. Madhan IX-B
- E. Dinesh VIII-C