A group comprising of 80 students & 12 staffs were part of this tour. The students explored the beauty of the Himalayas and the richness of the heritage of this blessed state. They visited four major cities -Haridwar, Rishikesh, Uttarkashi and Gangotri. The students visited Haridwar’ The holy city’ situated on the bank of Ganges, where the group got an opportunity to attend the famous Ganga Arthi, and visit to the famous Mansadevi temple. The next major destination was Rishikesh, which is the7th largest city in India also called as the “Gateway to the Garhawl Himalayas”. The students explored the famous tourist spots and also the major pilgrimage spots of this city. They enjoyed the glimpse of river Ganges flowing through the town of Rishikesh and its various shrines and yoga ashrams. The student of Chinmaya visited the famous Sivananda Ashram where their Gurudev Dev Swami Chinmayananda decided to explore and immerse into the path of spirituality. From Rishikesh the group took to uphills to explore the flora and fauna of Uttarkashi and Gangotri , a place praised for its stunning natural beauty and its religious heritage. The students visited the famous temple of Lord Vishwanath. , the largest temple of that region. They enjoyed the hot water springs. The region of Gangnani during the trip to Gangotri was the most enchanting experience as located at a distance of 99 kilometres from Uttarkashi. The dip in the Ganges was like an icing on the cake. This was also an experience for the students of Chinmaya Vidyalaya to understand more about their Gurudev (Swami Chinmayananda) as they visited the Tapovan Ashram where their beloved Gurudev learned and attained spiritual knowledge. This tour helped the students to understand the beauty of our country, feel the pride, appreciate the richness of our culture and heritage, understand the varied lifestyle, food habits dressings, and above all helped them to enhance the values like sharing, adapting, compromising, coordinating and appreciating, which is sure to help them to mould as a better individual.
The Bharat Scouts & Guides, Konghumandalam District Association organised their first one day CUBS & BULBULS UTSAV in our school on 28th October 2017 (Saturday). Inauguration of the camp started by giving greeting for the guests by Cubs and Bulbuls and hoisted the flag at 9.45am. Mr.Somasundaram (correspondent, S.V.Vidyalaya,Bhujanganoor,karamadai) and Mrs.Radha Srikanth(Principal,Chinmaya vidyalaya CBSE,Vadavally) were given guest of honour- wearing the Scarf. 552(Cubs-294 Bulbuls-258) students attended the camp from 14 schools and 2 open troop. Following competitions were conducted for the students. 1. Running by skipping. 2. Aiming 3. Complete the picture and colour it. All the schools were given a chance to perform a cultural programme. Valedictory function started by 4.15 pm. Mr. Ranganathan (Konghumandalam District Chief Commissionor, Vice–President of Bharath Scouts and Guides Association, Tamil Nadu, Secretary Jeyendra Saraswathi CBSC School )Was given the Guest of honour. Prizes were given to the winners.
As a part of Swatch Bharat awareness program, students of Seva club enacted a skit depicting the need and the importance to have our surrounding clean and in turn the whole India will become clean on 7th November 2017 during Inspection.
The School organised a golden opportunity for the students to visit the prestigious Coimbatore Marine College Pollachi Main Road, Myleripalayam, Othakkalmandapam (Post). A total of 125 students along with 5 teachers visited the college on 27th & 28th of November 2017. The students were given a guided tour of the engine room and the bridge room. The final year students and the faculty members of the college patiently and articulately explained & answered all the queries of the school students. Students were thrilled while they were inside the stimulation room learning the different manoeuvre of the ship. Industrial visit was indeed an inspiring and enlightening educational tour for the students. It was a very rare opportunity for the school students to know about marine industry & its different aspects. It opened up new avenues that they could explore to have a successful career in the maritime industry.
A session for Class VIII was organized as a part ISA program on 28.11.2017. Mr.Ahmed from Sudan enlighten students on the differences in the colour of the skin and how blood is same for all. He picked up the differences in culture and how fascinated he is by the diversity of culture seen across the various states in India from north to South. Students were highly influenced with his thought provoking presentation.
The Seva Club & Interact Club students of Chinmaya Vidyalaya CBSE Senior Secondary School visited the Government Visually Impaired School and Sevalayam, at Kalverapalyam to do seva recently in the last week of October. The students of the club collected notebooks, clothes, toiletries, toys and food and distributed to the kids in the blind school and Sevalayam. They also spent some quality time with the children there by singing bhajans, playing, talking and understanding them. This helped the Seva Club & Interact Club students to understand the importance of helping and sharing and the satisfaction it gives after doing the same. This experience made the students of Chinmaya Vidyalaya to appreciate and thank the Almighty for what they are today & how blessed they all are?