Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan (BVB) School: The 16th Annual Day celebrations of BVB School with the theme ‘Thatvaadhaara’ was held at the Open Air Theatre in Manasagangothri in city on Monday.
Inaugurating the programme, District in-Charge Minister G.T. Devegowda (GTD) said that parents with well-educated children were the real rich people and not those with wealth and property.
He predicted that kids today could become great persons in politics, sports, literature and art. He advised children to see divinity in their parents and teachers. He commended BVB for its contribution to educational sector.
The cultural programme conveyed the theme in all variants excellently brought out by the students.
The students of 9th and 10th standard presented Bharatanatyam offering prayers to Lord Ganesha. The children brilliantly portrayed the cleverness of a rabbit which managed to hoodwink a predator lion to fall into a well. The students also dramatically portrayed the themes of knowledge, valour, bonding, peace, equality, sacrifice and truth winning a good applause from the audience.
Pratibha Puraskar winners of 2017-18 SSLC exam
D.A. Shreyas (622 marks out of 625), P. Archana Raj (619), N.M. Jeevan (617), D.S. Sai Prajwal, J. Nisha and V. Shamita (English 100%), M. Deepak, G. Karthik, D. Nidhi, K.N. Shashank, V. Sunil, M. Shreyank and S.N. Vilas Patel (Kannada 100%), A.J. Hebbar and M. Chayasri (Sanskrit 100%), A.K. Dayana (Hindi 100%), Akhilesh S. Gowda and S. Harshith (Social Science 100%).
Toppers from LKG to 10th standard and good sports persons were also felicitated along with the School Principal Vijaya Narasimham who was adjudged ‘The Best Teacher.’
BVB Bengaluru Chairman N. Ramanuja, BVB Mysuru Chairman Dr. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, Hon. Secretary P.S. Ganapathy, Hon. Treasurer Dr. A.T. Bhashyam and others were present.
Kautilya Vidyalaya: Kautilya Sadagara, the Annual Day of Kautilya Vidyalaya and Ajjanondige Hejje-Ajjiyondige Gejje (Grandparent Fest) were held at Kalamandira recently.
Inspector General of Police and Karnataka Police Academy (KPA) Director Vipul Kumar inaugurated the programme.
Mysore Grahakara Parishat (MGP) Founder-President Dr. Bhamy V. Shenoy was the guest of honour.
Vipul Kumar stressed on the importance of synergy between a child’s home and school in developing human capital, in the inaugural address. He also commemorated Srinivasa Ramanujan and Guru Gobind Singh, the day incidentally being the birth anniversary of both personalities.
In his address, Dr. Shenoy spoke of his experiences across the world that shaped his outlook. He also highlighted the importance of scriptural study for all-round education.
Grandparents strutted their stuff with élan as they took to the ramp with family during the signature event, Ajjanondige Hejje-Ajjiyondige Gejje.
Four teachers were conferred the prestigious ‘Kautilya Ratna’ award for their dedicated service to the institution.
Teacher achievers as well as meritorious students were felicitated.
Students showcased their immense talent in the performing arts and left the audience spellbound.
Chairman Kautilya R. Raghu presided. Senior Principal Dr. L. Savitha and Vice-Principal (Academics) B.B. Radhika were present.
Sri Ramakrishna Vidyashala: The 66th Annual Day celebrations of Sri Ramakrishna Vidyashala was held at its premises in Yadavagiri on Monday.
Speaking on the occasion, Anil Swarup, CEO, State Development Council, Jharkhand, opined that a person should learn from past incidents and focus on the present to succeed in future. He advised the students to stop comparing with others and focus on developing their talents. He contended that everybody has a unique personality which should be introspected periodically to prevent mistakes. He suggested students to retain individuality instead of blindly following a leader.
Addressing the gathering, Sri Ramakrishna Ashrama President Sri Athmajnanandaji opined that people should reckon their limits, increase awareness and shun narrow mindedness. He added that emotional bonding was vital for harmony.
Vidyashala Head Sri Yukteshanandaji, Principal S. Balaji and others were present.
Sadvidya tops in GK contest
In the 47th Shambavanandaji Memorial Inter-School General Knowledge (GK) contest, Sadvidya School emerged first followed by Excel Public School, Manasarovar Pushkarini School, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan (BVB) School, JSS Public School and St. Joseph’s Central School.
The individual winners are as follows: 10th std.: 1. Koushik S. Nandan (Kautilya Vidyalaya), 2. T. Sathwik Gowda (Sadvidya School) and 3. Kisan U. Kanthavar (Sadvidya); Special Prize: N. Sanath Acharya, Aprameya Dinesh, S. Kavya of Sadvidya School; Nirantara Dinesh of Vijaya Vittala School and Tanushri D. Asar of St. Joseph’s Central School.
9th std.: 1. G. Dayan (Sadvidya School), 2. C.J. Akanksh (Manasarovar Pushkarini School), 3. Y.S. Poorvik Gowda (JSS Public School); Special Prize: Sourav S. Avadhani, U. Suhas and D. Deepak of Sadvidya School; Manas Kudlapur Rakesh of Excel Public School and Y. Sohan Kumar of St. Joseph’s Central School.
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