“The true measure of a leader is not how many followers he has, but how many people he serves.”
The school elections and subsequent installation of the elected student leaders bears true testimony to the democratic environment that pervades the institution. After the nomination and hectic canvassing by the aspirants, the day of the elections dawned. The atmosphere at school was charged with excitement and expectation. Students from classes 6 to 10 exercised their franchise by casting their votes.
The announcement of the results amid jubilant cheers of the victors and their supporters was just a prelude to the huge responsibility that was then formally handed over in the solemn investiture. The installation ceremony of the newly elected leaders was held on June 25th ,2018. The school choir rendered the invocation and the gathering was formally welcomed.
Akash Nair and Ahalya Sanjay Krishna were sworn in the Head Boy and Head Girl. Annamalai Senthil the assistant Head Boy and Shwetangi Jhunjhunwala, the assistant Head Girl were also sworn in.
The following house captains and vice captains took a solemn oath to put in their best:
|HOUSE||CAPTAIN (boy)||CAPTAIN(girl)||VICE CAPTAIN (boy)||VICE CAPTAIN (girl)|
|EMERALD||Rakshit Nadageri||Aarya Pradeep||Raghav S. Badri||Veda R.|
|RUBY||Akash Giridhar||Laasya Suren||Aditya D.||Eshika B. G.|
|SAPPHIRE||Sidharth S.||Chavi S Jain||Nirih K.||Anya S. Rao|
|TOPAZ||Shreyas Gowda||Shamita Jaggumantri||Chirant Jalan||Vallakki Vasisht|
The responsibility and honour of leading the SEEK Committee and bringing out the annual school magazine,Gnanamanthanam, was handed over to Shreya Sriramineni and Sonit Sai Reddy Vasipalli of class 10. Pragna Prasad and Vinayak Prasad were sworn in as associate editors.
Neetha N. Mallya and Simoni Anand Kalyani of class 10 were sworn in as the Art Editors.
Adarsh Bipin Nair and Anagha Guruprasad Rao of class 10 were sworn in as the Sports Captains.
Mrs. Jayasree Ramesh, the Principal of our School administered the oath of office to all the students of the School council. With her eloquent words she reminded all the student leaders that with great power comes great responsibility and urged them to put in their best with integrity. She also reminded the rest of the students that it was their duty to follow their elected leaders in all sincerity.
The leaders eagerly took up the initiative to prove the truth of the saying, “A true leader knows the way, goes the way and shows the way.”
Come August 15 and the colours saffron green and white dominate the landscape. Independence Day at Kumarans, in Mallasandra, is a joint celebration by the ICSE and CBSE streams. Students and members of the Staff stood at attention awaiting the hoisting of the National Flag. Mrs. Jayasree Ramesh, Principal of the ICSE Stream hoisted the flag resulting in a shower of floral petals descending on to the assembly. The Indian Tricolor fluttered in the breeze and every heart swelled with pride and joy and everybody sang the National Anthem in unison.
The students of both streams presented various cultural programmes that highlighted the themes of patriotism, freedom and independence. Melodious songs in different Indian languages, energetic and graceful dances in traditional and contemporary styles were the highlights of the day.
Thus the Independence Day celebrations inspired us all to be better citizens and remember the contribution of our leaders during the Freedom Struggle. Patriotism was indeed at its peak!
The celebration of Annual Day is crucial as it provides a platform for the students to showcase their talents and urges the teachers to put their best. It is on this occasion that the children get a chance to step on to the stage and conquer their fear of speaking or performing in front of a large gathering. The school considers the annual day as a part of the school promotional activities. From academic point of view the school annual day celebrations are the best ways to present our culture to the students.
We celebrated our school’s annual day on 24th November, 2018. It was a memorable day and we thank the parents for their co-operation. We also thank all the students and the teachers for making the annual day a grand success.
The Std X students had their formal farewell on 9th February 2019. The management and all the members of the staff gave them a warm send off and wished them success in the forthcoming Class X board exams and also in all their future endeavours. The highlight of the event was that the outstanding students were honoured with awards in recognition of their efforts. The students went down memory lane with nostalgic recollections of their time spent in Kumarans. The students signed off with the pledge that they would rise above the confines of their individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.