Report on 71st Independence Day Celebrations @ Stanes
“Freedom in the Mind,
Faith in the words
Pride in our souls.”
Loyal Salute to the Noble Patriots:
Independence Day was celebrated with great joy and respect in honour of freedom fighters at Stanes School CBSE. The celebration started at 8.30 am in the Open Air stage with large crowd of staff, students and parents. The celebration was filled with zeal, rejoice, love, passion and unity among the young brighter minds.
The Chief Guest, Dr. A. Ebenezer Jeyakumar, Hon. Secretary, Stanes Schools, Mrs. Mercy Oommen, Correspondent and Principals of Stanes Schools were escorted by the school NCC Troop. To commemorate the sovereignty of our nation, the Chief Guest unfurled the tricolour National Flag and all in unity sang the National Anthem and expressed the joy of our freedom.
The program started with the opening prayer by Mrs. Selene Vinodhini, V.P. of Stanes AIHSS to get the blessings of the Almighty. Followed by Rowena Deborah Thomas of grade IX, Stanes CBSE welcomed the gathering. Our lovable and respectable Correspondent Mrs. Mercy Oomen presented a memento to the Chief Guest Dr. A. Ebenezer Jeyakumar. Mr. A. Benjamin, Principal of Stanes School CBSE introduced our Chief Guest who is the pillar and the backbone for the growth of the Stanes Schools.
Stanes Nursery, the blooming buds sang the song ‘We shall overcome’. The rendering of the song was filled with intensive meaning which made the gathering to fill their mind with full of hope, sense of aspiration and perseverance for the betterment of the humanity. Next the stage was taken by the Nightingale of Stanes CBSE students who sung the Confluence of Vande Mataram, echoed with full of determination, grit and strength of the younger brighter generation. The song lingered in the minds of the enthusiastic audience which boosted their spirit of unity. Followed by the choir, we had the NCC Foot Drill who displayed their flawless uniform performance. Their alertness, discipline, teamwork, confidence, pride and unity were accomplished by their drill. It had taken the celebration one step ahead. The next performers were Stanes CBSE students who danced for the patriotic song ‘Jai ho….’ The effort taken by the students were revealed clearly with their unblemished performance. The blooming feet had carved each step perfectly with accurate posture blending to the apt rhythm and tune. The formation of the dance had given surplus aroma to the viewers. It portrayed the slogan of the nation ‘Unity Diversity’. It was really a proud moment to watch the students dance like a dream and spread the essence of tricolor wrapped on emotion and pride for our motherland. The performance had captivated the mind of the spectators.
Our Honourable Secretary Dr. A. Ebenezer Jeyakumar, the Chief Guest of the day, addressed the gathering. He turned over the pages of Pre-Indian history and the sufferings undergone by the freedom fighters. He stressed that we should always remember the saga of sacrifice of the freedom fighters which enable us to enjoy the prosperity, to live in peace and to have a happy environment in Indian scenario. He further marked our country’s growth in various fields. He said the Indians attracted the global learners because of our ethics and accountability. He motivated the students to develop their skill very strongly with continuous effort that surely will lay the foundation for winning.
The next, we had Hindi solo song by Neha.R, student of grade V, Stanes AIHSS. Through her mighty, unique and flawless voice, she captivated the souls of the listeners. The young powerful voice grabbed and attracted the attention of the people. Followed by her song we had a speech in Senthamil by the student Ida Jacqulin of grade XII. The stage was decorated with the firing and inspirational words of hers. She glorified the stage with her outstanding speech. The stage was taken by the Students of AIHSS who sang the Tamil song. The Final program was given by students of ICSE/ISC on the topic ‘Unity in Diversity’. The students brought out the rich culture and heritage of our country. Apart from religion, colour, language, creed, status and cast we all stand under one banner “Unity”.
It was a day of joy, a day to love and respect our country and make it a better place for Indians to live and experience the freedom, peace and unity in diversity. The curtain of the ceremony fell with the vote of thanks given by Mrs.Sherene Thomas, Principal of Stanes ICSE who addressed the audience and thanked them for their gracious presence.
“Thousands laid down their lives, so that our country is breathing this day. Never forget their sacrifice...
REPORT ON SCIENCE SPECTACULAR 2017, HELD ON 17.11.17 AT STANES CBSE “The science of today is the technology of tomorrow.” The first Annual Science Exhibition ‘Science Spectacular 2017’ was organised at Stanes School CBSE on 17th November 2017, Friday. Our Honourable Chief Guest for the occasion was Mrs. Mercy Oommen, Correspondent, Stanes Schools, inaugurated the exhibition at 9.30 am. ‘Science is the soul of the country’s property.’ According to the above quote our respected Principal Mr., A. Benjamin laid a strong foundation for our kids to expand their knowledge by allowing the children to exhibit their items. The Chief Guest was welcomed by the students. Mr. A. Benjamin, the Principal of Stanes School CBSE presented a memento to the Chief Guest as a token or respect and true love. As one entered the campus of Stanes School CBSE, could feel the pulse and magnitude of the event. The image of polluted scarecrow at the entrance created an awareness among the students to save the mother earth. The exhibition was conducted to nurture the curiosity of the students. The students of Grade 5 to 9 from the school displayed their innovative talents. The Chief Guest viewed at the exhibits and interacted with the students. The exhibits spanned all the three branches of science, (i.e.) Biology, Chemistry and Physics. The students displayed a wide array of working models based on the topic such as car lifter, video project, foam maker, adulteration, natural spa, air cooler, 2D-3D and many more. There was a great deal of enthusiasm shown by the students a everybody appreciated the hands-on approach to the learning aspects. The budding scientists of our school presented many creative ideas as exhibits. There were number of still and working model on display. It provided a platform to scientific experimentation and innovation to the future scientist. Sundari, student of Grade 9 displayed her model and gave the awareness to the students about the adulteration. She says “It is very essential for us to find out the impurities of food items to stay health in the fast world.” The various experiments shown by the students created great interest amongst the listeners. The water alarm project done by the student Faiz of Grade 7 brought the essential knowledge of utilising the previous water. He says “One drop water saves the life of human beings.” It is in our hand to give the future generation the precious wealth and minerals of our country without any deterioration. The Chief Guest appreciated the novel ideas of the participants. Science Spectacular Exhibition 2017 provided a platform to the students to widen their knowledge, deepen their understanding and promote scientific attitude among the buds.