Onam celebration on 24th August was exclusively for the Staff & Management. All were in traditional Kerala Attire. Onam festivities included Thiruvathirakali, Onappattu and various Onakkalikal like Uriyadi, Vadamvali etc. School Management, teachers and Non-Teaching staff actively took part in the celebration. A sumptuous Onasadhya was arranged which made the day more delicious.
Green day was celebrated on 21st August with great enthusiasm by the students and staff of KG Section. It was graced by the presence of our Principal Rev. Fr. Paul Thekkiniyath and our Administrator Rev. Fr. Anil Thalakottur. The KG Block was beautifully decorated with the pictures of fruits, vegetables, birds and balloons of green colour. The celebration comprised of recitation, storytelling, conversation and presentation of green coloured objects. Thus the celebration gave the children an idea about the colour and the various things associated with green colour.
Road Safety Awareness Programme
Road Safety Awareness Programme was organized by the Motor Vehicles Department in our campus on 19th August. Mr. Padmalal, Motor Vehicle Inspector interacted with our students and gave them awareness about the safety rules to be followed on road.
Onam celebration was held on 17th August with great joy. The floral celebration was inaugurated by Shri. Sivakumar, RTO Palakkad. The students and teachers representing the four Houses decorated the central part of the auditorium with floral carpet on the theme “Pralayam”. Students showcased a variety of traditional programmes with great zeal and enthusiasm. Our School Management distributed delicious Payasam to the Students, Staff and Parents. The entire programme was organized by Class VIII.
On 15th August we celebrated 73rd Independence Day. Our Principal Rev. Fr. Paul Thekkiniyath hoisted the National Flag and addressed the gathering, later followed by our Administrator Rev.Fr. Anil Thalakottur, Staff Representative Mr. Vijayan Pillai and a Student Representative. Bharathamatha, being a pioneer in school level arts, offered a visual treat with various events for bringing out the patriotism within us.
Preshitha Preceptors Synergy 2019
Preshitha Preceptors Synergy 2019, was organised by Dept. of Education, Preshitha Province, Coimbatore on 10th August 2019, hosted by Lisieux Matric. Hr. Sec. School, Coimbatore. Our teachers Sajna Raj, Sajitha Ramesh, Sasirekha, SmithaT, SmithaVibeesh, Sridevi Satish & Suma Ravi attended the programme.
The first session was on “New Education Policy 2019” by Dr. C.V.Ananda Bose IAS Rtd. He emphasized on inculcating moral values in children and the vital role of teachers in the new Education policy as they are the ones who know the pulse of students better than anyone. The second session was on Principles applied to Educational Management by Rev. Fr. Dr. Gilson John CMI. He focused on the statement “Your Entry is not important but Exit is important”. He emphasized the crucial role of teachers in moulding a child for his Best Exit from the school after education. He also pointed out the Socrates' thought that every teacher should be like a ripening apple. We should always be in a ripening stage. If we come to fully ripened stage then next is decaying, which is a negative growth. It means we have to update ourselves with the changing world. The last session by Mr. Abhinav Viswanathan, an alumnus of Lisieux Matric, highlighted on 3 Qualities ‘Methods to Solistic Cooperation from Children’ through Ethos, Pathos & Logos.
My sincere gratitude on behalf of the Faculty team to CMI Fathers for giving this opportunity to attend the seminar as well as to interact with the faculty members of other CMI Schools of Preshitha CMI Province. -- Sajna Raj K
As part of the Green activity, Sandal Wood saplings were planted in our School campus, on 7th August 2019. It was a great learning opportunity for the students to get involved in the environment and conservation of our natural resources.