Children’s Day is celebrated in India to commemorate the birth anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, independent India’s first Prime Minister. While Children’s Day is celebrated all over the country with much fun, frolic and fanfare, very next day the activities of Campion School in the city remind us of another reason to celebrate the occasion of Children’s Day– the limitless potential possessed by children to do good. The occasion is celebrated on 14th November every year with great splendour and grandeur. Due to holiday on 14 this day Campion School, Arera Colony was celebrated Children’s day today with full zeal, Fun, Frolic and enthusiasm in School Premises. The school, on November 15, organised a ‘Baal Mela’ to mark Children’s Day. A special celebration was organized by the school management, teachers and staff for the students.
The programme began with Lighting of the lamp & garlanded on the photo of Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru by Principal Fr. Dr. Athnas Lakra S.J., Superior and Manager Fr. Christdhari Kujur S.J., Fr. Sanjay Kujur S.J., Vice Principal Fr. Ajay Kumar Kerketta S.J., Headmistress Sr. Mary Malar A.C. and students. The gracious presence of distinguished personalities always inspires the students to even greater heights of achievement. Thereafter Celebrations began with a prayer service conducted by teachers. After the Formal declaration of Fete by the Principal Fr. Field on the school premises were abuzz with activities. This Year to celebrate Children’s day with a difference, School organised a Fair, Fete or Stalls, especially for Students today at the school premises. An array of stalls with mouth-watering food items and exciting games, surprising gifts were the main attraction of the fete. The fair, held at the playground, made the school premises more vibrant and cheerful. Putting their school uniforms aside for a day, the children came dressed in colourful attires. The teachers put up various food stalls offering a variety of lip smacking snacks. Various stalls of food items and fun games for the students were put up by enthusiastic teachers in the School ground. It was a festive atmosphere with children accompanied by their school friends participating in various activities. The idea was to look beyond the curriculum and celebrate their individuality. Fete was a wonderful day filled with much laughter, fun and community spirit building activities. Many people work very hard to make our Fete such a great event. This year we had a few new stalls that were extremely popular.
Campion schools always follow the trend of teaching their students social responsibility through different programmes. The Fete Committee, and wider teacher body, worked tirelessly to prepare for the day. The rides, games, Mouth watering food arena, dancing, DJ, The main attraction of the day for which the students were waiting was Live Rock Band and live entertainment were allextremely successful. The school Live Rock band also played some foot tapping music. Students took turns to shake a leg on the dance floor. The programme was a huge success as the students enjoyed and participated with the same spirit.
Fr. Dr. Athnas Lakra
Campion School Arera Colony Bhopal
Posted on: 17/11/2016