Friday, 7 June 2019

Teacher's Re-orientation Camp 2019 - 2020


Teachers’ Re-orientation is important to lay a foundation for the new teachers, mainly to provide them with concise and accurate information about “ how things are done here” to make them more comfortable in their teaching tenure.
            Orientation encourages the teachers’ confidence and helps them to adapt to the teaching environment. It contributes to more effective and productive teaching practices. It promotes communication between the new teachers and the experienced teachers.
            Teachers Re- Orientation Camp-2019 was conducted from 27th to 30th May 2019. It was the collective venture of VKV, Kanyakumari and VKV Vallioor. It was held at VKV in Kanyakumari.
            The camp was inaugurated by Man.Hanumanta Raoji, Treasurer, VRM & VK. All the four days, the teachers were enlightened by the session of Smt.Susheel K. Bejoy, Smt.Ranjetham and Smt. Indira Ramaraju.

            Smt.Indira Ramaraju expressed her views about “Refresh and Refrain”through power point presentation.
            Smt. Ranjetham exhibited her points of view about “Puzzle to puzzle” and she compared the nature with mathematics.
            In the afternoon session Smt.Susheel K Bejoy shared her views about “Spoken English and calegraphy”.
            Next some of the teachers presented various topics from the book “The story of Rock Memorial”.
            On 28th May 2019 Teachers Re-Orientation camp was started by a prayer song.
         
   The first session was initiated by Smt.Susheel K Bejoy. In this session, she explained “Teacher as Motivator”. She insisted that the teachers are like a model to the students.
            The next session started with Smt.Indira Ramaraju. She exhibited the “Environmental Sensitivity” through life skill activities. She also explained how to deal the children with simple activities during the class hour.
            In the afternoon session Sri.Manikumar sang a patriotic song..
            Next Smt.Ranjetham explained “Life skill mathematics with the help of simple things that we come across in day to day life. She also taught how to kindle the part of our brain by the art of rangoli.

            The day  ended with the presentation of the teachers by both V.K.V. Kanyakumari and Vallioor.
            On 29th May 2019, the day was initiated with the prayer song.
            On that day Smt.Ranjetham handled the morning session about “Inspiring easy maths at secondary level”. She explained that nature is also a part of maths. She also derived the angles between the two leaves.
            Next session Smt.Indira Ramaraju specified some valuable points related to “curriculum and syllabus into the class of science”. She advised the teacher to understand the level of the children. She shared a simple method to understand the concept of the topic.
           
A few activities were given to the teachers to enrich their creativity.
            At the end of the day the teachers presented their topic from the story of Rock Memorial.
            On 30th May 2019, we began the session with the prayer song sung by Vallioor teacher.
            In the morning session Smt. Susheel K Bejoy instructed the “Language skills in different level”. She stressed about the importance of the four skills namely “Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing”. She also motivated the teachers “Each one is the star, I must learn to shine”.
            Smt. Indira Ramaraju explained about “Life skill development”. She advised the teachers to have a thorough knowledge about the subject, effective communication, language efficiency, rehersal for teaching and  appreciate the child.

            In the concluding session Man. Krishna Moorthiji, Editor of Vivekavani lighted the lamp.
            The welcome address was delivered by Smt.P.Jeya. Some of our teachers shared their camp experience. The chief guest Man. Krishna Moorthyji addressed the gathering by his thought provoking speech. The three resource persons also shared their camp experience.
            The chief guest presented the memento to the resource persons. As a token of their love they also presented a gift to our principal.
        
    Vote of thanks was presented by Smt.G.Sariga, Vice Principal of VKV,Kanyakumari.
            The programme was concluded with Kendra Prarthana.    

Thursday, 14 March 2019

MATHRU POOJA CELEBRATION 2019


“THE MOTHER’S HEART IS THE CHILD’S CLASSROOM”


            No one in our life will ever love us as our mother does. There is no love as pure, unconditional and strong as a mother’s love. In order to sow the seeds of parental respect towards every child’s mother, “Mathru Pooja” is a way to induce love and respect to their mother. It is based on the concept of paying our respect to our mother whom our culture sees as a representation of Devi.
            Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya, Kanyakumari celebrated “Mathru Pooja” on March 13, 2019 in a curious manner. Around 150 students took part in Mathru Pooja. The function started at 10.30 A.M. The celebration was inaugurated with lighting the lamp by the president of the function Mann.Hanumanta Raoji, the Treasurer of Vivekananda Kendra and Vivekananda Rock Memorial. 

The invocation was sung by Sri.Manikumar, teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya. Sri.S.Abraham Lingom, Principal of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya extended his welcome speech. The pooja was conducted by offering flowers and chanting the sacred songs. As a part of the celebration the students washed the feet of their mothers and applied Chandan and Kumkum. The students worshipped their mother and took their blessings. The students fed sweets to their mothers. 
Mann.Hanumanta Raoji addressed the gathering. He clarified the students about the value of unconditional love of mothers. He advised the students to consider their mothers as the living goddess. He also praised the mothers as the essential part in the family and the society. He illustrated Swami Vivekananda’s childhood experience. He congratulated the students who participated in the pooja.
            The participants of the function shared their wonderful pooja experience. The Principal of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya blessed the students and issued the hall tickets to the 10th Standard students. Vote of thanks was delivered by Smt.T. Sinthu, teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya. The function concluded with the chanting of the Shanthi Mantra.


          

Monday, 25 February 2019

Sports Day Celebration 2019



“Sports build good  habits, confidence and discipline. They make players into community leaders and teach them how to strive for a goal, handle mistakes and cherish growth opportunities.”
        Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya celebrated its Sports Day on February 23,2019 in a grand manner. The programme started at 2.30 P.M. Invocation song was sung by the students of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya. Sri.S.Chandra.,M.Sc.,B.Ed., Headmaster of Gov.Hr.Sec.School, Kottaram was the Chief Guest of the function. K.G.Kamali of 9th Standard compered the programme. Sushma of 9th Standard welcomed the esteemed gathering of the function.Smt.Vijaya Nirmala, P.E.T. Teacher delivered the speech on the importance of the day. 
The Chief Guest addressed the gathering. He advised the students to play every morning and evening. He said that the sports play an important part in our life. He pointed out that the sports give energy to our body and it helps to improve the innovative ideas of the students. He emphasized that the physical exercise helps to keep our body fit and healthy . He said that the sports give the job opportunity to every students. He congratulated the prize winners and the teachers who motivated the students in sports and games. 
Students of class L.K.G to XII standard competed in events including running, Kho-Kho, Kabadi,Long jump and High jump. The prize winners were awarded by our Chief Guest. The prize list was read by Kum.Babitha, Teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya. 
After the prize distribution, vote of thanks was delivered by Dharshini of VII Standard. At the end, the function was gracefully concluded by Kendra Prayer at 4.00 P.M.










Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Mother's Day Celebration 2019


“Mother’s love is peace; It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved”.



           Every year Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya celebrates mothers’ day in remembrance of the birthday of Sri Rama Krishna Paramahamsa, the guru of Swami Vivekananda. Sri Ramakrishna proclaimed his wife Saradha Devi as the embodiment of the Divine mother. He says that “Women are the veritable image of shakthi”.


            Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya celebrated Mothers’ Day in a grand manner on 16.02.2019. The celebration started at 2 P.M. The meeting was begun at 4.30 P.M. The programme was compered by Smt.Umaselvi, the teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya. It was inaugurated by Smt.Beulah, Children Welfare Officer in the presence of Sri.Praveen Raj, Children Welfare Officer and Mann. Priyamvade Pandey, Self worker of Vivekananda Kendra and Vivekananda Memorial by lighting the Lamp. 
    
 The invocation was sung by Smt. Raja Prabha , teacher of Nivedita Balwadi. Smt.Nalarani, teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya welcomed the gathering. The importance of the day was presented by Smt.P.Jeya, the teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya. The different competitions like Rangoli, Music, Cooking and Games were conducted regarding Mother’s Day celebration. A beautiful devotional song was sung by the first prize winner Smt. Priya Sudha, Parent as well as an ex-student of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya.


The participants shared their pleasant experience about the school, teachers and the celebration.



          




Then the Chief guest Smt.Beulah addressed the gathering. She appreciated the role of Vivekananda Kendra in the society. She advised the mothers that they should give same preference to education as well as discipline. She said that the character of students depended upon their atmosphere and it changed their behaviour. She also insisted the mothers to spend most of their time with their children and support them by all means. Following the Chief guest Sri. Praveen Raj, Children Welfare Officer, Kanyakumari addressed the gathering. He exhibited the problems of children faced in day to day life . He explained about the child welfare committee and how it helps the children. 



The winners were awarded by the Chief guest and Priyamvade Pandey Didi. Prize list was read by Smt.Viji, teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya. Priyamvade Didi addressed the gathering. She advised the mothers to motivate and support

their children in academic level and their emotional development. She illustrated the service and character of sister Nivedita and mother Saratha Devi and asked the mothers to read the life history of them. 
The vote of thanks was presented by Smt. Sindhu,teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya. The function was over at 6 P.M. by Shanthi Manthra.


Monday, 28 January 2019

70th REPUBLIC DAY CELEBRATION-2019

“A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and in soul of its people”.
Republic day is a day to remember when the constitution of India officially came into force on January 26,1950. This historical act formally transitioned India to become an independent republic and hence it is celebrated on January 26 every year.




            Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya celebrated the 70th Republic Day on 26th January 2019 with pride and patriotism. The programme began at 8 a.m. The programme was presided over by Mann.Nivedita Didi, Vice President of VRM & VK. The Chief Guest for the day was Subeidar Major/Hony.CaptainG.Kumaradhas. 

      The programmme was compered by Prathaban of IX standard student. Our celebration was initiated with invocation “Vandhematharam” which was sung by students of VIII and IX standard. Smt.Nallammal, Teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya welcomed the Chief Guest, President of the function, Principal, Vice Principal, Staff, Students, parents and the participants of the function.
            Our Chief Guest hoisted the National Flag and pledged to uphold the honour and integrity. The students sang a patriotic song.C.R.Archana of IX standard delivered an English speech about the importance of the day. 

          The students of Vidyalaya exhibited their talent through karate. We also had a patriotic song in Tamil by the girls of VIII and IX students. A colourful dance was performed by XI standard students . The Chief Guest addressed the Indian army. He remembered the difficulties faced by our freedom fighters. He mentioned that the development of our country in the fields of science, space, communication, education, sports and health. He specified that the percentage poverty also decreased after independence. He advised the students to dedicate their service to our country and give respect to the elders.

            The students of V.K.V. brought the stage alive with their love and affection of the motherland through their drama in Tamil. We also had an inspiring speech by our honourable President of the function Mann.Nivedita Didi. She expressed that the students should give their best in all circumstances. 
     She illustrated the service of Indian computer scientist Sri. Vijay Pandurang Bhatkar who led the development of param super computers. She advised the students to follow the good habits and they should not support any immoral activity and temptation. She instructed the students to follow our Indian culture and tradition. She insisted that the students should always work for the progress of our nation. She also illustrated the freedom fighter Chandra Shekhar Azad who sacrificed his life during the Indian Independence struggle. She advised the students to be the role-model to the society. She congratulated the students for their bright future in a right way.

            The Chief Guest and the President of the function Mann.Nivedita Didi gave away the prize tothe E.A. toppers. Smt.Kalaiselvi, Teacher of V.K.V. read the prize list. Mann.Nivedita Didi presented a memeto to the Chief Guest.The programme was concluded with kendra prayer at 10 a.m.





















Friday, 18 January 2019

156th JANMA DIWAS OF SWAMI VIVEKANANDA, ANNUAL DAY OF VIVEKANANDA KENDRA VIDYALAYA AND NATIONAL YOUTH DAY CELEBRATION


National Youth Day is celebrated in India every year on 12th January on the birth anniversary of great spiritual leader Swami Vivekananda. Swami Vivekananda’s words are the source of inspiration for all. National Youth Day was declared by Indian Government on 12th January 1984. It has been celebrated throughout India since 1985.
  Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya celebrated its annual day on 12th January 2019 with great enthusiasm. The function started at 2.15 P.M. with lighting the lamp ceremony by the special guest Dr.S.Subramania Pillai, M.A., M.Phil.,Ph.D.,D.Litt, Principal of Arignar Anna College of Arts and Science, Aralvaimozhi and Sri Bala Krishnan, Campus Manager of Vivekananda Kendra.
            The programme was compered by Smt.P.Jeya,Teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya. On the happiest occasion, we initiated our programme by an invocation which was sung by 9th standard girls of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya. Sri.S.AbrahamLingom, the Principal of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya extended a warm welcome to the dignitaries, parents, staff and students. He presented the annual report which summarized our school’s targets, educational practices and achievements.
            The academic toppers as well as extra-curricular activity toppers were honoured by giving prizes. The prizes were given by the special guest, Administrative officer of Vivekananda Kendra and the Manager of Vivekananda Kendra. Kum.Kalaivani, Teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya read out the name of the winners.

            Dr.S.Subramania Pillai as our special guest addressed the gathering. He reminded that the meeting between the king Sri.BaskaraSethupathi and Swami Vivekananda and also mentioned how Swamiji got a golden opportunity to visit Chicago for delivering his spiritual address. He mentioned the visit of Adhi Shankara to Kanyakumari who wrote Soundaryalahari on Devi Kanyakumari. He praised our Indian culture and civilization. He quoted Gandhiji’s teaching that the education through value is real education. He advised the students to obey the teachers and parents’ role in the society. He expressed that education must preach the discipline and teachers should shape the students in well manner. He advised the students to utilize the library and avoid using cellphones. He insisted the students to fix their goal and develop their confidence. He specified the essential of punctuality in students’ life.He told that the parents should co-operate with the teachers in students’ education and they should give a great atmosphere for studying . He congratulated the Principal, the students and teachers of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya who act as a vital part of our Vidyalaya. 
The Principal presented the memento to the honourable special guest.  Vote of thanks was proposed by smt.K.G.Sariga, Vice Principal of V.K.V. The programme ended with kendra prayer at 6.15 P.M.