SPORTS DAY CELEBRATION
“A sound mind is a sound body” means there should be a well working mind in the fit body in order to go ahead and get success in life. The great virtue of sports teaches everybody to acquire the will to win. Sports help to maintain mental balance in the midst of hopes and despair and how to tackle the difficult situation.
Sports teach discipline and continuity in the work to get the goal. It helps in developing mental and physical toughness. It gives strength and improve our capability. It is an integral part of education.
The master of ceremony by S.Pitchammal of IX Standard.
We initiated the programme with the invocation song sung by VII and VIII standard boys. The welcome address was presented by Abisha of XI standard.
Sports and Yoga have great value in life. It helps in character building. The importance of the day was delivered by Smt. Vijaya Nirmala, Teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya.
Our Chief guest Shri. L.Saravana Kumar, Inspector of Police, Kanyakumari addressed the gathering. He expressed that sports and yoga gives strength and health. He reminded that sports make a person courageous and develop mental ability, physical fitness.
He exhibited that yoga imparts concentration of mind. He instructed the students that in this competitive world, only with the concentration of mind alone a person can come up in his life. He insisted us to practice yoga and play games. He asked the students to apply their mental ability and confidence in the studies and games.
He advised the students to avoid the use of television and cell phones. He instructed the students to study their portion at home with the help of their parents.
Various sports like running race, relay, kho-kho, shot-put, kabadi etc were conducted in our school. The name list of the winners and runners in the games were readout by Kumari.Menaga Devi, teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya and the prizes were given away by our honourable Chief guest L. Saravana Kumar, Inspector of Police, Kanyakumari.
Our respectable Principal presented the memento to our honourable Chief guest. Vote of thanks was delivered by Dharshini of XI Standard.
We concluded the programme with Kendra Prayer.