Friday, 16 August 2019

Independence Day Celebration 2019-2020


 Independence day celebration was started at 8.30 a.m. It was compered by T.Monisha of XI standard.
The programme was initiated with “VandheMatharam” sung by Ix standard girls.
            Our National flag was hoisted by the Chief Guest Sri.Ponneelan, M.A., M.Ed.,Joint Director, School Educational Department(Rtd.).National anthem was sung by all the participants of the function.The pledge was lead by the student Afsal of VIII standard.

     Welcome address was delivered by Kum. Kalaivani, the teacher of Vivekananda Kenndra Vidyalaya.The students of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya performed Mass Drill and showed their team spirit.


            The students of IX standard sang a song in our national language.  M.MuthuPrinitha of IX standard presented her speech about “Independence Day” in English.
            The students of VI and VII standard expressed their patriotic spirit in the form of steps through Dumb-bells.

  We had an eminent personality Sri.Ponneelan, M.A.,M.Ed., as the Chief Guest of the function who addressed the gathering. He advised the students to become doctors and engineers and more than that they should be a great human being. He illustrated Swamiji’s life. Swamiji dreamt about new India. He exhibited that we should consider the life of leaders like Gandhiji and AyyaVaigundar. He advised that the students shouldutilise the opportunity and make their life flourish.K.Dharshini of VIII standard delivered the importance of the day in Hindi.

            Mann.Hanumantaraoji,Treasurer of VRM & VK as the president of our function addressed the audience. He said that the students should realise their duty, responsibility, Character and vision of Swamiji. He quoted that the future of India is in the hands of young generation. The students should develop their character and pass the message of our culture, spirituality and peace. He also mentioned the spiritual gurus of Sri Ramakrishna, Saratha Devi and Swamiji.

     The students of VI,VIII& IX standard enacted Tamil drama and exhibited their patriotic spirit through a play “Azhagu Muthu Khon”.
            The students of V,VI,VII & VIII standard performed their patriotic spirit in the form of a dance.  Tamil song was sung by the students of IX standard. The brave boys and girls of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya showed their unity through wands.The students of VI,VII,VIII & IX standard performed the band display.
         
            Kum.S.Ajitha, teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalay read out the prize list and the prizes were given away by our honourable chief guest and special guest.


                                    
          Mann. Hanumantaraoji, presented a memento to our honourable chief guest.
            Vote of thanks was proposed by our teacher Smt.M.Nallammal.
            The programme was concluded by Kendra Prarthana.

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

GURU POORNIMA CELEBRATION 2019-2020



Chief Guest: Srimath Swami Ramakrishnananthaji Maharaj, Vivekananda Ashram,   
                      Vellimalai
Presided by: Mann. Hanumanta Raoji, Treasurer, VRM & VK

          Guru Poornima programme was started at 2.45 pm.  It was compered by A.K.Joshua Mathew of IX standard.
Number of students received the scholarship – 100
          The programme was initiated with the invocation song sung by the students of IX Standard girls.Welcome address was delivered by N.P.Eshana of VIII Standard. Rahul Prathaban of VIII standard presented his speech about “Guru Poornima” in Tamil.
          Guru song was sung by the students of VIII Standard girls.

         Mann. Hanumanta Raoji, Treasurer of VRM & VK addressed the audience.  He explained about the importance of Guru Poornima.  He advised that the students should develop their leadership quality besides knowledge.  He reminded Swami Vivekananda’s vision about India in future.  He specified the teachers’ and the students’ responsibilities in the society.

          The importance of the day in English was presented by K.M.Neelananth of XI Standard.Kum. Ramya kumari, the teacher of VKV readout the Mean-cum Merit scholarship and it was awarded by our Chief Guest. The teachers who produced centum result in X and XII standard in the previous academic year were honoured by our special guest.

          The chief guest Srimath Swami Ramakrishnananthaji addressed the gathering. He quoted Swamiji’s thought, “Education is the manifestation of the perfection already in man”.  He illustrated that, from the life of guru the students will acquire the knowledge.  He also listed the guru parambara’s names. He explained that guru is a person who removes the darkness of ignorance.  He instructed the students to respect their gurus. Vote of thanks was proposed by Sherin C.S.Dino of 9th standard. The programme was concluded by Kendra Prarthana.

Saturday, 22 June 2019

International Day of Yoga 2019- 2020



International Day of Yoga is celebrated annually on 21st June since its inception in 2019. An International Day for Yoga was declared unanimously by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). Yoga is a Physical, Mental and Spiritual practice originated in India.

            “Yoga is an invaluable gift of India’s ancient tradition. It embodies unity of mind and body; thought and action; harmony between man and nature; a holistic approach to health and well being:
                                                                                                            -Says Narendra Modi
            In our school, the International Yoga Day was celebrated in a grand manner. The programme began sharply at 8.00 a.m.
            We initiated our programme by an invocation song sung by the music teacher Sri.Manikumar of V.K.V.
           


The welcome address was presented by our teacher Smt.S.Prema. The performance was led by Smt.Vijaya Nirmala, Physical Education Teacher of V.K.V. The Students and Teachers performed the number of asanas such as Tadasana, Vrikshasana, UttanaMandukasana,Bhijangasana,Makarasana and Vakrasana. She also explained the benefits of each asana.


The importance of the day was delivered by our teacher Kum.Babitha. We had a great personality Smt.SKrishnamani, M.A.,M.Ed.,Headmistress of Govt.Hr.Sec.School, Virudhunager who addressed the audience.

She illustrated the benefits of Yoga. She spoke about the saint Pathanjali who introduced Yoga in eight steps. She instructed the students to practice Yoga. By that they would gain Physical, Mental and emotional development. She also insisted the students to practice Yoga in their daily life.

                        Aadharniya Nanda Kulkarniji presented the memento to our honourable Chief Guest Smt.S.Krishnamani.

                                 The vote of thanks was proposed by our teacher P.UmaSelvi. Finally the programme was concluded with our Kendra prarthana.

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.