The Annual of our school this year was a two- day event. The 30th and 31st of January were our School Sports days. Our Sports was held in the Sports Authority of India (SAI) ground, Saltlake, Kolkata.
The senior section sports was held on 30th January 2018, i.e., for classes III -IX. On that day, the atmosphere took a festive look. The students reached there by 8.30AM and the parents started coming at 9.30AM. A great interest was observed among the students and the guardians. All of them came in a large number to enjoy the Sports Program. Honorable DCP sir and the famous cricketer of the near past Mohammad Azharuddin were the chief guests. The guests arrived at sharp 10 AM. They were welcomed by the March Past led by the head boy and me, the head girl, followed by various house captains and vice captains with their respective houses. The oath ceremony was also held. The balloons were set free by the principal ma’am. The sports captains of all the houses took Mohammad Azharuddin’s autograph on their bats. After that, classes III and IV did mass drill followed by their races like balance race, frog race and relay race. Then, came the colourful fan dance, performed by classes V and VI followed by various races like flat race, balloon race and mixed hurdles. Classes VII, VIII and IX performed a Karate demonstration. There was a Kerelian drill called Kalaripayatto performed by class IX .There was flat race and relay race for these classes (VII-IX). The winners of each event were handed over the medals and certificates by the guests and Trustee members as and when the events got over. Then came the most exciting part in races, that is, the race of teachers, where Asha Singh ma’am (ladies) and Nitin Ghosh sir (gents) were the winners. The guests were highly pleased with our performance. They encouraged us to take part in sports and games. Then the names of the winners were announced for prizes. The Bhagat house was announced as the winner among all the houses. The sports program ended at 2.30PM.
The second day was equally colourful and exciting. There were some interesting races like Healthy Food, Busy Bee, May I help You, Jack and Jill and Vivacious Veggies. There were drills like Fluttering Flags, Cream and Strawberry and I Love My India. Colours and sportive spirit were displayed in events like Nature in Bounty, Jungle Diaries, Riot of Colours, Grow a Garden, Treasure Hunt and Jack and Jill. The Children enjoyed performing as much as the parents enjoyed watching their kids perform.
Both the days were exotic experiences that are not to be forgotten.
Rinkeeta Sharma (IX-C)