Educational Trip to Gujarat (‘Ektama Yatra’) The land of Legends”. from 30th September to 9th October 2019 for students of classes IX to XII and teachers. A group comprising of 100 students & 7 staffs were part of this tour. Gujarat is a home to several architectural marvels, it is famous for its vibrant culture and rich heritage, apart from the scenic landscapes and mouth-watering cuisine. It offered a broad range of the most spectacular attractions. Some of the places visited and explored by the students was Dwarka, Bet Dwarka (the lost city), Somnath temple, Nageswara temple, lovely beaches of Diu, Porbandar, temple of Sudama, Prabhasa- the place where Lord Krishna left his mortal coil, Mira talav and Gopi talav. The pride of India –“The Statue of Unity’ The trip presented the students a perfect blend of art, history, music and culture. historic murals, holy temples, beaches fascinating handicrafts. It instilled a pride within the students for the motherland a realisation that our country is a vast country with great diversity of physical feature and culture but still how beautifully they are unified and above all helped the students to enhance the values like sharing, adapting, compromising, coordinating and appreciating, which is sure to help them to mould as a better individual.
The academic year 2019-2020 is very special for all in the school. It happens to be the decentennial year. It’s a privilege that the social science department hosted the first Quiz Competition. The competition had the theme RAMAYANA. It was Inter-Chinmaya School quiz competition. The preliminary round saw participation of 63 students which was a written test. The final 8 students formed 4 teams representing the schools. The teams were named KHAR, TULSIDAS, SHRUTKIRTHI and SABARI based on the characters associated with RAMAYANA. The final round had the usual questions posed to the teams, then the visual round and Best of 5. The event highlighted healthy competition and also do a self -reflection on the level of their understanding of the famous epic.
To introduce young children into the world of knowledge, letters and the process of learning, "Vidyarambam" was conducted on 19-06-2019 (Wednesday) in our school Gnana Vinayagar Temple by Br.Sanathana Chaitanya ji. It is exclusively designed for children to begin their education and bring forth the wealth of true knowledge. 28 Pre KG students along with their parents attended the function. They brought Beetle leaves, Beetle nuts, fruits and honey for the function. After doing pooja Br Sanathana Chaitanya ji asked each parent to make the child write "Om" in a tray filled with rice grain, then he wrote "Om" on the tongue of the child with golden ring dipped in honey. They offered 'Dakshina' to God. Our spiritual mentor Br. Vignesh Chaitanya ji and our principal Smt. Radha Srikaanth were present on the occasion. Children and their parents were happy to attend the function for the auspicious beginning to the new phase of life and they expressed their gratitude for conducting 'Vidyarambam' for their children.
A vaccination camp has been arranged in our school organized by the Primary Health Centre, Vadavalli on 16.08.2019 & 22.08.2019. The following Injections (Injection DPT (II Booster) & Injection TD ) were be put according to their age by a doctor from Primary Health Centre, Vadavalli after getting the consent from the parents. The vaccination was also administered for all the staff of our school. Medical Check-up of Eye & Dental will be conducted by Lotus Eye Care Hospital & Institute and Meenu Dental Care Hospital respectively for all the students & staffs during January 2020
An interview with an entrepreneur was organized for class XII students on 12.07.2019 at our computer lab. The do’s and don’ts of the entrepreneur was discussed with the owner of Trupthi mess Mr. Mahesh. The session started with raising up questions on the life of an entrepreneur, his motivation, inspiration and ups and downs of his life as an entrepreneur during starting a venture. A detailed business plan was listed out by him to the children, which induced them to study and investigate before starting any form of business. Children were enthusiastic by raising questions related with the upcoming venture plans and other innovative ideas taking place in his mess. He suggested our children few pros and cons measures before starting of business and shared few ideas to inculcate the fire to become young entrepreneurs. Children took him as an inspiration and they shared their views to start small ventures by them as a young entrepreneur.
Competition brings out the best potential in an individual, it help one to work on his/her talents and gives and an opportunity to exhibit.it. Our School along with Coimbatore Sahodaya organised such a platform for the CBSE students-“Inter School Declamation Competition” ‘.The event was held on 24th July in the Chinmaya school auditorium ‘Chinmaya Kirti’. The programme began with prayer song followed by lighting the lamp. The jury of judges for Declamation Mr. Vaidyananth – (Doctor of Philosophy in English from Kongunadu Arts and Science college, Coimbatore), Member of JCI, an international organisation for trainers Mr. Nelson O, Cruz, Founder of Ignite Akademi Ms. Sindhu Kalyanasundaram and founder of AMATO Mr Agilan were the other dignitaries present for the inaugural function. Students from 52 schools across Coimbatore participated in the competition. The competition was assessed in two categories juniors (grade 6 to grade 8) and seniors (grade 9 to 12). The programme was an exhibit of talents, confidence and fearlessness. Sanhita Kandula (grade VII SSVM World School), Anushka.S (grade VIII PSBB millennium School), Madhini Visaali.J.S( grade VIII of Vivekam Senior Secondary School )stood first second and third in Junior Category . In the senior category Mahima. G (grade IX SSVM World school, Karthik.M (grade IX Chinmaya International School) and Mythili.M.U (grade IX, Reeds Public School) stood first second and third respectively.
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?