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INDIAN SCHOOL CELEBRATES CHILDREN’S DAY
Children are the world’s most valuable resources and they are the best hope for the future of a nation. Childhood means - Fun unlimited, bounteous shower of love and care, Realm of imagination, Joy of growing up.
Children’s Day was celebrated in Indian School Salalah on the 14th of November, 2018 in the school auditorium, with great zeal and enthusiasm. This day marks the birth anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru the first Prime-minister of free India, who was fondly called, Chacha Nehru by children.
The occasion was graced by the Principal Mr.T.R.Brown, Vice-Principal (Admin) Dr.Srinivasan, Vice-Principal (Academic) Dr. Shivaprasad, Assistant Vice-Principal (middle section) Mrs.Ananthalakshmi and Mrs.Reenu Davies.
The Kindergarten celebrated Children’s Day with fun and frolic. The programme commenced with a prayer song. Mrs. DiwakaranVidhya spoke about the importance of the day. The students of U.K.G welcomed the gathering with a beautiful welcome dance. The teachers performed an action song titled “The ants go marching” and the story of “The little Red Riding Hood.”
The Principal Mr.T.R.Brown in his address spoke about the importance of Children’s Day and asked some interesting questions related to the same. He appreciated the teachers for their involvement in organizing the wonderful programme and making it so memorable. The programme came to an end with the national anthems of Oman and India.
The Primary students of classes 1 and 2 celebrated Children’s Day with no less enthusiasm and excitement. The programme commenced with a prayer song. Mrs. Blessy welcomed the gathering. Miss. Sharon Lez Alex of class 2 I and Master. Murali Krishna of class 2 B spoke about the importance of the day and the great love Jawaharlal Nehru had for all the children. The teachers conducted several games to add colour to the special day.
The Primary students of classes 3 and 4 celebrated Children’s Day with immense joy and fun-filled activities.The programme commenced with a prayer song sung by the teachers. Mrs. Nithya and Mrs. Carmel in their welcome address highlighted the fact that children are the best creation of God and they make the school a happy home.The teachers performed a humorous skit and a mesmerizing Dandiya dance.
The Principal Mr.T.R.Brown in his address conveyed his best wishes to the students and said that his journey with children was wonderful.He appreciated the teachers for making the children feel special by organizing such interesting programmes on their special day.
The Vice-Principal (Academic) Dr.Shivaprasad in his address cheered up the students to be happy always and be joyful. He also appreciated the teachers for putting up a splendid programme.
The middle school celebrated the Children’s Day with ardent enthusiasm and the spirit of childhood. The programme commenced by invoking the blessings of the almighty. The school choir sang the prayer song, Humko Man Ki Shakthi Dena, written by Vasant Desai. Miss.AsnaSadaf of class V-A welcomed the gathering followed by an action song performed by the students of class V . An inspirational skit titled Seven Wonders was put up by the students of class V which gave a clear message about the true wonders of life. A beautiful poem which portrayed the influential life of great Jawaharlal Nehru was recited by Palak, Kanan, Anoushka, Sidhi and Alice. A very informative power point presentation was shown about the life of Jawaharlal Nehru.
The Vice-Principal (Admin) Dr. Srinivasan in his address pointed out the importance of celebrating Children’s Day. He emphasized that such celebrations are mainly to familiarize the students with the rich legacy and cultural heritage brought down to us by great leaders of our nation, India. He also said that discipline is the most essential value that a student needs to learn in life.
The Principal Mr.T.R.Brown in his address wished the students a very happy Children’s Day. Impressed by the skit performed by the students of class V , which reminded him of his childhood days, he shared his childhood memories. He added that school life is the best part of life and it should be filled with fun. He quoted the words of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru- Children are the most beautiful creation of life, and explained to the students the fact that the beauty of being a human being is to, “Never let the child within you die.”
The programme came to an end with the vote of thanks proposed by Master.Ehtada of class V-A.