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Sports meet

Golden Gates Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Salem, celebrated annual sports day recently. (right) The Dharmapuri and Krishnagiri district-level toppers in Plus II and SSLC examinations.

The Golden Gates Matriculaion Higher Secondary School, Salem, celebrated the annual sports meet recently.

The Jupiter team won the overall championship trophy. Sneka Kumar and Manikandan bagged the overall championship in the senior category and Praveen in the junior category.

School Corresspondent Meena Sethu honoured the students who won prizes I the national and state level events. Priya Manohar distributed prizes to the winners of various competitions. Students performed cultural programmes. School principal Kanchana was present.

Cash award distributed

Rural students should not yield to urban distractions and fantasy, said M.S. Sundara Rajan, Chairman and Managing Director, Indian Bank, in Krishnagiri on Thursday. He distributed cash award to 28 district toppers in Plus II and SSLC examinations.

Mr. Sundara Rajan congratulated the students, teachers and the parents who toiled to shape the children’s future.

He advised the students to continue the tempo in studies.

Annual day

Sainik school at Amaravathi Nagar celebrated its Annual Academic Day with pomp and gaiety on August 1.

Commemorating the occasion, Collector C. Samayamoorthy commissioned a road built on the school premises under the Government sponsored Namakku Naamae Thittam.

Mr Samayamoorthy also distributed certificates to the students/cadets who had performed well in academics during 2008-09.

Colonel J. H. Samuel, principal of the school, was present.

Cultural events

Cultural programmes and distribution of certificates for academic excellence marked the annual day celebrations of Subbiah Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Tirupur.

Superintendent of Police S. Santhi and Inspector of Matriculation School R. Kaliannan distributed the certificates of merit to students who had completed Standard X and Standard XII from the school last year with high marks.

Drama to highlight national integration and various types of dances constituted the cultural events.

‘Fantasia 2009’

It was a hectic, yet fun-filled week for students of G.D. Matriculation Higher Secondary School in Coimbatore during which they showcased their talent through 51 events. ‘Fantasia 2009’ had competitions ranging from sudoku to bringing out a newspaper on the events.

If one thought that boys were good only in sports and other routine events such as elocution, a good many of them in this school proved such a belief wrong. The event: cookery competition. Out of 250 participants, many boys emerged winners in the preparation of various items, a press release from the school said.

Scrabble, poetry writing in French, Hindi and English, debates, charcoal sketching and collage were some of the events.

The culture of some States was brought out through a group dance competitions.

Finally, each of the four houses of students brought out a newspaper that carried reports and pictures of the events that were held as part of Fantasia 2009.

Each house had just four hours to bring out a four-page paper full of reports, pictures and crossword.

Programme held

Stanes Higher Secondary School, Coimbatore, organised a programme on child care for parents of the UKG students. According to a release, sessions were held on childhood obesity, nutritional deficiencies and the need for healthy food and sleep for children.


TV Sekharan Memorial Matriculation Higher Secondary School inaugurated the scouts and guides, junior Red Cross and Green Bridge at the school recently.

Instructor of National Cadet Corps, Coimbatore district, Leela, was the chief guest atthe function.

Play way teaching

SBOA Matriculation and Higher Secondary School, Coimbatore, organised a play way method of teaching session on grammar.

A release of the school said “Grammar Through Songs – A blend of Music and Grammar” was held for students of class II.

A song on nouns, power point presentation, use of toys to explain adjectives, rap song on verbs and worksheet exercises were part of the session.

Road safety

Ampere Vehicles educates school students on global warming, traffic rules and signs, accidents and advantages of e-bikes as part of its corporate social responsibility programme.

It selects the school topper in Class X and gives away Ampere-Abhi in select schools. Awards were given at National Model Matriculation School, Bharathiya Vidhya Bhavan, Carmel Garden, and SBOA.

Inter-school competitions

Inter-school chess competition was held at Breeks All India Higher Secondary School, Ooty, on behalf of the Association of English Speaking Schools in the Nilgiris.

Students of St. Jude’s Public School were the winners in the inter and super senior divisions.

In the inter division, 10 schools participated. IN the super senior division, eight schools participated.

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