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Blood Donation Camp at Trinity Central School
Every blood donor is a life saver. It is said that your little effort in donating blood can give others a second chance to live life. Trinity Central School always believes in imparting value based education to its students. It strives to make its students socially responsible citizens of the country. With this motive, a voluntary blood donation camp in association with District Government Hospital blood bank, Udupi was organized in the school premises. Dr Manjushree Pai, Pathologist , District Government Hospital blood bank, Udupi was the guest on the occasion. The Principal Rev. Fr Dominic Sunil Lobo, Vice Principal Rev. Fr Ravi Rajesh Serrao and Dr Manjushree Pai were present on the dais. The program began with the prayer melodiously sung by the teachers.

Birthday of the Principal Rev. Fr Dominic Sunil Lobo at Trinity Central School
A great Principal builds character, inspires dreams, encourages creativity, builds confidence, instills love of learning, touches souls and changes life forever. The Trinity Family is blessed with such a motivating Principal in the person of Rev. Fr Dominic Sunil Lobo. And the 41st birthday of the Principal was celebrated on 28/02/2023 Al though Rev. Fr Dominic Sunil Lobo celebrated his gift of life on 27/02/2023; the official birthday celebration at school was done on the 28th of February. All the students gathered in the Trinitorium to wish their beloved Principal. Rev. Fr Ravi Rajesh Serrao, the Vice Principal spoke a few words about Rev. Fr Dominic Sunil Lobo and his exemplary service towards the upliftment of the school, which followed with the cutting of the cake. Rev. Fr Dominic Sunil Lobo also spoke at this juncture.

National Science Day at Trinity Central School
National Science Day is celebrated in India on 28 February each year to mark the discovery of the Raman effect by Indian physicist Sir C. V. Raman on 28 February 1928. In 1986, the National Council for Science and Technology Communication (NCSTC) asked the Government of India to designate February 28 as National Science Day. The event is now celebrated all over India in schools, colleges, universities and other academic, scientific, technical, medical and research institutions. On this occasion Trinity Central School observed a science week from 20th of February – 28th of February 2023. Display of the articles, science facts, contribution of the scientists and riddles for all the grades were done. Students from all the grades actively participated.

You Formed Me, I Will Never Forget You : ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI SCHOOL Chikodi
A day will be always remembered by forty-four 10th Standard students is Valedictory Day, 11th February 2023. For this special occasion eminent person Rev Dr Baptist Rodrigues was the Chief Guest. Rev. Fr. Deepak Fernandes, Rev. Fr. Pradeep Kumar and Rev. Fr. Vincent D’Souza were the guests of honour. The guests and forty-four students along with parents were welcomed in a grand manner through band procession. The programme began with a prayer dance followed by welcome speech by Rev. Fr. Jeson Fernandes, the principal. A royal welcome was given to forty-four X std students by bursting the paper crackers. Miss. Khushi Laxetti and Master. Jeenan Fernandes shared their school experiences. Speaking to the out-going batch, the chief guest quoted ‘the giver may forget what he has given but receiver should not forget what he has received’. Furthermore, he said that the school has given much, which you cannot forget rather remember and go ahead with thankful heart and achieve the goals. All the students wished all the best to 10th Std students by performing splendid and spectacular cultural programme.

‘Celebrating grey hair with awesome grand children’, - Grandparents’ Day at Trinity Central School
The Grandparents’ Day was celebrated on 25th of February, 2023 in Trinity School. Around 350 grandparents with a silver lining on their hair but golden hearts participated with enthusiasm and vigor along with their grand children on the occasion. Dr Shruthi Ballal, a Diabetologist and Family Physician was the chief guest of the occasion. Dr Shruthi Ballal is a member and Joint Secretary of Indian Medical Association (IMA) Udupi and she serves at Big Medical Center Udupi. The Principal Rev. Fr Dominic Lobo and Vice Principal Rev. Fr Ravi Rajesh Serrao escorted the chief guest Dr Shruthi Ballal to the dais. The teachers led everyone into a beautiful prayer song. Ms Akshatha Amin hosted the program. Ms Pallavi Santhosh welcomed the gathering; meanwhile the principal accorded a floral welcome to the chief guest. Light symbolizes love; it illuminates knowledge eradicating darkness and ignorance. The program was inaugurated by lighting the lamp by the dignitaries on the dais and by the grandparents.

Farewell party to their beloved seniors : Trinity Central School.
“Goodbye doesn’t mean the end, it means we will soon meet each other again”. It was a pleasant day as the grade 9 students organized a farewell party to their beloved seniors. To the resonance of the nasic band grade 10 students were welcomed. This was witnessed by the principal Rev. Fr. Dominic Sunil Lobo, vice principal and administrator Fr. Ravi Rajesh Serrao, academic coordinator Ms. Magadelina Lewis, PTA members, Teaching and all the non teaching staffs. As a token of greeting, welcome gifts were distributed to the grade 10 students. The prayer song was sung by the students of grade 9. To cherish the memories of years cake cutting was done by the students of grade 10. The principal, vice principal, academic coordinator and all the subject heads presented the mementos to the outgoing batch as a symbol of reminiscence. Our beloved principal wished the grade 10 students a splendid success ahead.

Orange day at Trinity Central School.
Orange day was celebrated on 17th of Feb’23 in the kindergarten section of Trinity Central school. Children and teachers wore orange attires and the classrooms were decorated with orange balloons. Children were also encouraged to bring orange objects from home. All students were very eager for their turn to showcase and talk about the things they brought from home. Children also brought orange food items for snacks and they were very inquisitive to check on everybody’s snack boxes. They had all smiles to see each of their boxes filled with oranges, carrots, carrot halwa, papaya, orange dosa and orange idlis. Teachers explained the students that orange is a secondary colour.

‘Enchanting Safari’- Children’s Fest 2022-23 : Trinity Central School.
A fun filled Children’s fest with an enthusiastic theme, ‘Enchanting Safari’, depicting the love and affection towards the wild life was celebrated in Trinity Central School on 11th February, 2023. Ms Anusha Bhat, Range Forest Officer, Social Forestry Range, Udupi was the chief guest on this special occasion. The entire ambience depicted wild life and nature. The Trinitorium was decked up with replicas of different animals. The chief guest was accorded a conjuntos escort by the SPL and ASPL with the school band to the dais along with the Principal Rev. Fr Dominic Sunil Lobo, Vice Principal Rev. Fr Ravi Rajesh Serrao, Rev. Fr Cyril Roshan Menezes, Academic Co-ordinator Ms Magdalina Lewis, Pre-Primary Section Head Ms Renita Monteiro, Primary Head Ms Poornima Devadiga, PTA President Mr Krishna Shridharan and PTA Secretary Ms Priya Furtado.

In today’s era, education is not only confined to reading and writing. It is now linked to the holistic development of children. This is the reason Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya school, Pothnal is leaving no stone unturned to help students to experiment with their knowledge and are providing them different opportunities to showcase their skills. These include exhibitions, and presentations. 11th February 2023 was the innovative and experimental day for all the students as we conducted the Science Exhibition by Students of Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya. A science exhibition is a wonderful tool that engages students in learning new facts. It develops in them the curiosity to learn more in an interesting and experiential way. The event commenced with the welcome speech by Miss Neelamma followed by greetings and welcome by students in English. Motivational words by CRP, Sir Laxmikanth encouraged us to progress with the event with more confidence.

School Parliament, 10th January 2023: Trinity Central School Perampalli.
First session of the school parliament was held on Tuesday, 10th January 2023. The parliament session was hosted by Shifa of grade 9 in the presence of principal Fr. Dominic Sunil Lobo. Vice principal Fr. Ravi Rajesh Serrao, academic coordinator Ms. Magadelina Lewis & all the teachers. The Speaker Ms. Sthuthi Bharadwaj of grade 10, Assistant speaker Mackwin of grade 9, Ruling members, opposition members, all the ministers and other members of the parliament were welcomed. Wishes and advice for the best session was given by the principal Fr. Dominic Sunil Lobo. The School Pupil Leader (SPL) Master Rayan of grade 10 presented the annual report of the duties carried out by the ruling party for the present academic year, thereafter question and answer session was carried out in which the opposition leaders tackled various issues like discipline, cleanliness and other related issues and answers were sought from ruling party.

Daya Special School Programme : Trinity Central School Perampalli.
It was an exceptional day for the Trinitarians as the students of Daya Special School, Belthangady paid a visit to Trinity Central School. The Daya students were conferred a floral welcome by the Principal Rev. Fr Dominic Sunil Lobo. Daya Special School is a unit of Capuchin Krishik Seva Kendra and is located in Belthagady. It caters the needs of the differently abled children in and aroung Belthangady Taluk. This centre was born out of strong conviction that children undoubtedly grow and learn to their full potential within a secure and nurturing environment. DAYA Special Children Day Care Centre, started in the month of December 2016 with the help of various agencies and donors, received the recognition as Special School in August 2017. At present there are 113 special children with different syndromes like Dwarfism, 19 CP, Apert syndrome, Down syndrome, visual impairment, learning disability, intellectually disabled, multiple disabled, autism, hearing impairment with 22 teachers and non-teaching staff working in the centre.

School Parliament, 10th January 2023: Trinity Central School Perampalli.
First session of the school parliament was held on Tuesday, 10th January 2023. The parliament session was hosted by Shifa of grade 9 in the presence of principal Fr. Dominic Sunil Lobo. Vice principal Fr. Ravi Rajesh Serrao, academic coordinator Ms. Magadelina Lewis & all the teachers. The Speaker Ms. Sthuthi Bharadwaj of grade 10, Assistant speaker Mackwin of grade 9, Ruling members, opposition members, all the ministers and other members of the parliament were welcomed. Wishes and advice for the best session was given by the principal Fr. Dominic Sunil Lobo. The School Pupil Leader (SPL) Master Rayan of grade 10 presented the annual report of the duties carried out by the ruling party for the present academic year, thereafter question and answer session was carried out in which the opposition leaders tackled various issues like discipline, cleanliness and other related issues and answers were sought from ruling party. At the end the Speaker addressed the assembly and the members of the school parliament agreed to carry out the duties responsibly. The session concluded with the suggestions and the advice given by the moderator Ms. Manasi, Teacher in charge of the school parliament.

DAY TWO :  On 19th morning students left from FISI, Shanti Sadhana to Wonderland Wonderla. As they stepped into Wonderla they were filled with amazement and excitement. Within no time children dispersed to the different activities point to play land games and Water games. Mega High Trill Rides like; Recoil, Flash Tower, Equinox, Insanity, Hurricane, Y- Scream, Techno Jump, Maverick, Drop Zone, Wonderla Bamba, and Tarantula. Land Rides such as Sky Tilt, Wave Rider, Adventures of Chikku, Cine Magic, Musical Fountain and Laser Show, Pirate Ship, Net Walk, Wonder Splash, Sky Wheel, Toon Tango, Termite Coaster and Train, Dungeon Ride, Crazy Cars, Crazy Wagon and Rocking Tug. Water Rides such as Drop Loop, Jungle Lagoon, Lazy River, Boomerang, Harakiri, Fun Racers, Uphill Racers, Banded Kraits, Twisters, Rain Dance, Wave Pools, Play Pools, Wavy and Vertical fall and Korneto. All enjoyed to their heart's content. Though some were filled with fun and laughter but many more were horrifying and terrifying. Many students at the beginning felt that their heart was in their mouth as they adventured into games. As they went on playing confidence level was increased. Children enjoyed playing till the clock struck six. The time that was spent inside the Wonderla can never be forgotten.

Republic Day Celebration – St. Anthony’s Church School, Gangondanahalli.
“We are Indians, firstly and lastly.”– B. R. Ambedkar.
26th of January is a day to remember when India’s constitution came into force on 1950, completing the country’s transition toward becoming an independent republic. The 74th Republic Day was celebrated with pride and reverence at St. Anthony’s Church School, Gangondanahalli. The rhythmic band of the school played a note which reverberated everyone with the feelings of patriotism. The ceremony began with the unfurling of the tricolour, the pride of Nation by the revered Chief Guest Mr. A Raju, The Police Inspector, Wilson Garden Police Station. He is the native of Karubele Parish. Mr. Marigangaih, a Kannada teacher and Ms. Naina Khanum, a grade 8th student, highlighted the history and the significance of the Republic day in Kannada and English language respectively. The Chief Guest in his address appealed the students to value the sacrifices made by the great freedom fighters and strengthen the integrity of the nation by contributing towards the wellbeing of the society.

Karnataka Secondary Education Board Drawing Grade Exam : Trinity Central School Perampalli.
A little progress each day adds up to big results.
Trinity Central School feels proud as its students have brought laurels to the school in the Karnataka Secondary Education Board Drawing Grade exam held on 23/11/2023. 17 students appeared for the exam. They have performed well and have secured 100% results. 7 students secured distinction, 8 students scored First Class and 2 students scored second class. The school extends best wishes to all the students and congratulates them.

Learning Is Never Ending Process ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI SCHOOL Chikodi
DAY ONE : St Francis of Assisi School organized Educational Tour for high school students to Bangalore, from 18-01-2023 to 19-01-2023 for two days. On 17th night at 9pm boarded the train from Belagavi. As soon as they reached Bangalore railway station immediately, they boarded Metro to go to Kengeri. It was a new experience for the students. As all students 123 and staff 12 reached Franciscan Institute of Spirituality, India (FISI), Shanti Sadhana, friars over there welcomed all of them warmly and gave rooms to all 135 members. Students really enjoyed the hospitality and campus over there. After refreshing and breakfast all of them proceeded to Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium, there they watched Solar System and learnt many concepts of Science which were displayed in the park. After the lunch all stepped into the Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, children spent lots of time over there learning Physics, Chemistry and Biology concepts. Really! it was a great learning.

St Francis of Assisi School organized a day outing for their Little Champs (LKG & UKG) on 11-01-2023, to Rani Chennamma Zoo, Belagavi. Children were on time with their friends to go for a trip. As soon as they reached the zoo, they were filled with awe! to see so many animals and birds such as Lion, Deer, Foxes, Cheetahs, Bears, Peacocks, Peahens, Parrots, Emus, Ostriches etc., they enjoyed the jungle safari where they saw Tigers. They did not mind walking so many steps to see the different animals, birds and reptiles. As they approached near to each and every animal and bird, they shouted top of their voices with excitement. After their food, they enjoyed playing in the beautiful garden. A day was full of wonders and memories!

ANNUAL DAY CELEBRATION- St. Anthony’s Church School, Gangondanahalli.
‘Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is a success, and that is what we call a Team work’.
Under the glistening sun and the pleasant evening breeze, the grounds and portals of St Anthony’s Chruch School, Gangondanahalli, welcomed one and all for the Annual Day Celebrations held on Thursday, 22nd December 2022, with open arms and joyous hearts. At first, the chief guest of the event – Mr. Clifford Pereira, The Director, TV 9 Groups, Bengaluru, accompanied by Fr. Robin D’Souza –The President of the function, Fr. Vijay, the Manager of the School, Sr. Sheila, The Superior of St. Anthony’s Convent, Mrs. Premalatha, the CRP of Attiguppe Cluster, Dr. Shaziya, the Parent representative, were given a thumping and resounding welcome by the symphonic rhythm of the School Band. The formal programme commenced with a graceful prayer dance performance by the students. ‘Time our most Precious Resource’ was the accorded theme of this year’s annual day celebrations. The chief guest along with the other dignitaries, inaugurated the annual theme by lighting the lamp. Fr. Anil Dcosta, the administrator of the school, extended a cordial welcome to the esteemed guests and the parents.

Rev. Fr. Robin Victor Dsouza, Executive Secretary, Capuchin Education Board visits Trinity Central School Perampalli.
It was a joyous moment for the staff and students of Trinity Central School to welcome Rev. Fr Robin Victor Dsouza, the Executive Secretary of Capuchin Education Board. The staff and students were gathered in the Trinatorium while the school band along with the SPL and ASPL accorded a grand welcome, marching towards the school. Rev. Fr Robin Victor Dsouza was escorted by the Principal Rev. Fr Dominic Sunil Lobo and the Vice Principal Rev. Fr Ravi Rajesh Serrao to the dais. After the prayer the students of grade 8B presented their class assembly activity, after which Rev. Fr Robin Victor Dsouza was felicitated by the Principal, vice Principal and the Academic co-ordinator for his guidance and substantial support towards our institution. Rev. Fr Robin Victor Dsouza addressed the students and emphasized more on inculcating good values and habits. He stressed that Trinity mainly strives in imparting value based education to its students to shape them as responsible citizens of this society.

PAIZORENA 2022-23 Annual Sports Meet : Infant Jesus School
Annual sporting event PAIZORENA 2022-23 held for two days. The inaugural ceremony was presided over by Fr. Maxim D. Silva, secretary of the Capuchin Friars Service Society. In his speech, the he urged the kids to engage in physical exercise of whatever size for overall health. The event was inaugurated by Mr. Girish, a national level Taekwondo player, by releasing the Dow into the sky. In his address, he urged the student to maximise their potential in order to succeed in life. The students were given the oath by the principal Fr Andrew Jayaraj . The administrator, Fr. Amar Lobo welcomed the guests. During the celebration, Fr Vijesh Menezes the Treasure of society Fr Vincent Balaraj the guardian and Mrs. Veena Ganesh, Mr. Lingachari, the parent representative were honoured. The orderly march-past by the different houses attracted the gathering. Different houses enthusiastically participated in different events, winning medals and cups. Students dance performance coloured the event. House Blue won the Rolling Trophy of 2022-23 securing the maximum Cups and Medals.

St Francis of Assisi school planned a day outing on 08-01-2023, for higher primary students to Gandharva Water Park, Kolhapur. Seventy-One students were accompanied by fourteen staff. As children entered the park, they were thrilled to see different games. Their feet started to move quickly to play land games. As they finished all of them, they hurried to the water pool to play water slides. The little chilled and cooled weather never stopped them, to be in water. The puppet shows and magic show flared the joy of children.

Kindergarten - Christmas celebrations : Trinity Central School
Christmas is a much-awaited festival which invokes sharing and caring among all. The tiny tots of Trinity Central school outshined themselves dressed in red coloured clothes on this festive occasion. Lots of activities and competitions were conducted in which all the children participated with much enthusiasm. Colouring competitions were held in KG section in which nursery, LKG and UKG children coloured the star, jingle bells and Santa Claus respectively. As a part of takeaways, children eagerly participated in making the Christmas tree, Santa Claus and Christmas bells for themselves under the guidance of the class teachers. Nursery children decorated their class with Christmas tree while LKG children were busy with cotton dabbing activity to make a beautiful portrait of Santa Claus. UKG children were focused on making a beautiful Christmas wreath which they showcased in their classrooms with pride. Amidst all this funfair, Santa visited all the classrooms and all the children gathered around him to dance. Cakes were distributed to one and all. Overall, it was indeed a day to remember as they got together, participated and wished each other on the joyous occasion of Christmas!!

St Francis of Assisi school celebrated Christmas day on 23rd December, 2022 with great pomp and glory. As a preparation for it, competitions were held, such as; Angel dress completion for girls, Santa Claus for boys from Nursery to UKG students, Clowns for First and Second standard, Christmas Wreath for Third, Fourth and Fifth Standard, Christmas Card for Sixth, Seventh and Eight Standard, twins for Ninth and Tenth standard students. Rev. Fr. Willis Pinto SDB was the chief guest and Rev. Fr. Pradeep was the guest of hour for this solemn function. “God became humble and born as human being so that we also may become humble and share all that we have with others like God”, was the message of the chief guest. Primary students from four houses re-told the story of birth of Jesus Christ through their tableaus. Higher primary students through their angelic carols created the heaven on earth. Pre-Primary students through their angel dance filled the sweet cherubim fragrance in the ground. The arrival of Santa Claus, sound of ‘Jingle Bells’ in the Assisi campus, children, teachers and gathered audience danced with joy. All participants of the competitions were awarded with Christmas gifts. Special Christmas cake and juice elevated the spirit of Christmas celebration among the pupils.

St Francis of Assisi school organized Christmas gathering for all the staff of the institution, on 21st December 2022, in the evening. In the cool and cold breeze, cloudless weather, teachers sang the carols, danced for the ‘Jungle Bells’ song with Santa Claus and performed the tableau on the birth of Jesus Christ. Musical Chair, Balancing the Balloon, Bombing the cities, Treasure Hunt etc., added more joy to the celebration. Moreover, all the staff shared their Christmas gifts with each other and spread the Christmas message of love to one another. School management distributed Christmas gifts to each and every staff of the institution. Delicious meal was the climax of the celebration.

Christams Celebration and Birthday of the Vice Principal, Rev. Fr Ravi Rajesh Serrao. : Trinity Central School
Christmas isn’t a season, it is a feeling. It is not an external event, but a piece of one’s home that one carries in one’s heart. Trinity Central School celebrated the Christmas with great fervor and enthusiasm. The program began with the Eucharistic Celebration for all the Catholic students. Rev. Fr Ivan Dsouza, OFM Cap the chief guest of the program was the main celebrant of the mass. After the mass the students gathered for the Christmas program. The choir group led the prayer and invoked the blessings of God Almighty. Rev. Fr Ivan Dsouza, Rev. Fr Dominic Sunil Lobo the Principal, Rev. Fr Ravi Rajesh Serrao the Vice Principal, Rev. Fr Cyril Roshan Menezes and Ms Magdalina Lewis, the academic Co-ordinator were present on the dais.

Christmas Celebration : Infant Jesus School
Christmas was reverently and gracefully observed. Students performed the skit about Jesus' birth. Along with Santa Claus, kids danced to the sound of jingle bells. The Christmas carols were sung by a school choral ensemble. Principal in his message said that Christmas is a celebration of love and forgiveness, and he urged everyone to live their lives in accordance with these principles. All were drawn in by the first graders' heavenly dance attire. The birthday of Fr. Andrew Jayaraj was also celebrated at school together with Christmas. Teachers and janitors welcomed the principal by singing the wishing song. Fr. Amar sent his best wishes to the principal on behalf of the Capuchin Friars Service Society and expressed his gratitude for his contribution towards the growth of the institution.

Annual Assisi Sports Meet-2022
A three days Annual Assisi Sports Meet was organized by St. Francis of Asssisi School. The event took place in the spacious playground of the school. Rev. Fr. Simon Bhutelo MSFS was the chief guest of the event and Fr. Pradeep MSFS was the guest of honour. The event began with welcoming the guests by band procession followed by the prayer dance. Fr. Jeson Fernandes, the principal of our school welcomed the dignitaries and all the participants of the sports meet. This was followed by the magnificent torch relay ceremony which heralded message of peace, friendship and the start of Assisi Sports 2022. The SPL of our school, Miss Gouri Samathshetti initiated the oath taking ceremony. Moreover, our guest of honour Fr. Pradeep gave an inaugural address, motivating students to participate in all the activities and explore their talents. Thereafter, our chief guest gave a start off to the events by cutting the ribbon and by serving Volley ball. Thereby, the students of the four different houses competed against each other in athletics events like; Relay, Running Race, Long Jump, High Jump, Short Foot, Javelin Throw etc., and Team Games like; Football (Soccer), Volleyball, Kabaddi, throw ball etc. Kindergarten kids too participated in many fun games and races. All the students cheered for their group members during the events.

JEE vaccination drive in Trinity Central School
As per the directives of the state government, children from nursery to grade 10 of Trinity Central school were administered with JEE vaccination in the school campus on 5th and 6th of December 2022. The vaccination drive was formally inaugurated in the presence of our Prinicipal Rev. Fr. Dominic Sunil Lobo, nominated councillor of Municipal council, Udupi Mrs. Aruna S Poojary, former Municipal councillor Mr. Prashanth Bhat, social worker and photographer Mr. John Pinto, PTA president Mr. Krishna Sridharan and PTA secretary Mrs. Priya Veena Furtado. The vaccination drive was carried out after receiving prior approval from the parents. Approximately, 60% of the students of our school were vaccinated during the program.

A Good Time @ Gandharva Water Park : ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI SCHOOL Chikodi
St. Francis of Assisi School had organized a picnic to Gandharva Water Park on 27th November, 2022 for the 1st to 5th standard students. There were 234 students accompanied with 36 staff members. The buses moved at 8 am and reached the picnic spot at 10.30am. In the buses students sang songs and danced for the rhythm of various songs till they reached the venue. Having served the Breakfast, children moved to play the dry games followed by water games. As the students saw the slides, children not only thrilled but also jumped into the pool with excitement. There was rain dance where the students exhibited their dancing skills. Everyone had a lovely time playing in the water until evening.

Trinity Central School, Perampalli celebrated its Twelfth Annual Day
Trinity Central School, Perampalli celebrated its Twelfth Annual Day woven around the theme “Littoral”- ‘where the coast meets its culture’, with vibrancy and magnificent reverberation on the 3rd of December 2022. Mr Bhojraj Vamanjoor, a versatile actor and comedian of Tulu theatre and Tulu cinema, a Yakshagana artist and Jilla Rajyotsava Prashathi winner who is popularly known as ‘Navarasa Raja’ was the chief guest of the event. Mr. Roshan Belman, a renowned social worker and the founder of, “Humanity” trust was the guest of honour. Rev. Fr Robin Victor Dsouza, the secretary of Capuchin Education Board presided over the event. Rev. Fr Anil Dsouza, the parish priest of Our Lady of Fathima Church, Perampalli, the Principal Rev. Fr Dominic Sunil Lobo, Academic co-ordinator Ms Magdalina Lewis, Primary Section Head Dr Poornima Devadiga, Pre Primary Section Head Ms Renita Monteiro and the SPL Rayan Danny were also present on the dais.

Parents’ Meet-2022 : ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI SCHOOL Chikodi
St. Francis of Assisi School had organized a parents’ meeting on 26th November, 2022 at 10 am in the school auditorium. The meeting began with the prayer dance. Thereafter Fr. Jeson Fernandes the principal of our school rolled out a red-carpet welcome to the resource person of the day Rev. Fr. Arun Lobo OFM Cap., parents and teachers through his welcome speech. Speaking on the theme Mass Media and Its Effects Fr. Arun highlighted the pros and cons of it and told how children are to be trained to make use of it for a better purpose as it has become the need of hour in this modernized world.

Painting and Drawing Competition : ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI SCHOOL Chikodi
The transport department of Chikodi organized a prize distribution ceremony for those who won the prizes in the painting and drawing competition which was conducted on the occasion of Pollution Awareness Week. Mr. Vishal Pawar, the RTO of Chikodi was the chief guest. The ceremony began with the prayer dance by the students. Thereafter, Fr. Jeson Fernandes, the principal of our school, welcomed and felicitated the Chief Guest with a shawl, fruits and a bouquet of flowers. Speaking to the students the chief guest highlighted the danger posed by pollution day by day and advised the students to be eco-friendly to make it a better place to live in. As soon as he finished his speech, he gave away the certificates to the winners and congratulated them. Thus, the programme ended with an entertainment dance followed by a short vote of thanks.

Blessing of Bus Bay @ Trinity Central School
The long awaited dream of the Management, principal and students of Trinity Central School, Perampalli of building a bus bay has become a reality. The newly constructed bus bay to park the fleet of 19 buses was blessed and inaugurated on the 3rd of December 2022. With joyful hearts and thanks giving souls, the Trinity Fraternity gathered at the newly constructed bus bay. Rev. Fr Robin Victor Dsouza, the Secretary of the Capuchin Education Board blessed and inaugurated the bus shelter with the ceremonial cutting of the ribbon. He invoked the blessings of the Almighty on all the buses and prayed for the well being of the drivers, students, teachers and helpers who commute everyday to school. Mr. Staney Rodrigues the contractor and Mr Ramesh, the welder were felicitated at the ceremony for the design and timely completion of the project.

Karunaada Darshana 2.0 at St. Anthony’s Institutions: Darshan and St. Anthoy’s P. U. College
Karnataka Rajyostava or Kannada Rajyostava, also identified as Karnataka formation day is celebrated on 1st November of every year. This was a day in 1956 when all the Kannada Language-speaking regions of South India were merged to form the State of Karnataka. The nucleus of our Institution is to add structure to our social lives and connect our students with our glorious past. It was with great spectacle and magnificence that St. Anthony’s Institutions (Darshan College and St. Anthony’s P.U. College) celebrated this auspicious episode as an expressive way to honor our acclaimed Heritage, Culture and Tradition. On the 26th November at 3.pm Rev. Fr. Robin Victor D’Souza, Rev. Fr. Roshan Rosario and Rev. Fr. Joy Wilson D’Souza proudly hoisted our State Flag to mark the commencement of an enthralling sequence of cultural extravaganza. Followed by the exciting and vibrant procession showcasing numerous cultural and traditional dance forms of Karnataka was steered by the students that comprised of Dollu Kunitha, Bharatanatyam, Kamsale, Veeragase, Pata Kunitha, Gaarudi Gombe, Puja Kunitha and Yakshagana which was launched at the Campus and took a tour of the neighborhood.

Parent’s Sports Day 2022-23 @ Trinity Central School
In the dust of defeat as well as the laurels of victory there is a glory to be found if one has done its best. Trinity Central School has proved its standards over the years and has been soaring high, touching lives. The credit goes to the wonderful parents who have entrusted their children to us. The school has been a motivating force in helping all bring out their talents in every field. To encourage our parents and guardians to display their sporting spirit, the parent’s sports day was organized on, 19-11-2022. Mr Gangadhar G Kadekar, a world record swimmer was the chief guest of the program. The PTA President Mr Krishnan Shridharan and Secretary Ms Priya Furtado were also present. The members of the PTA and the chief guest were escorted by the Principal Rev. Fr Dominic Sunil Lobo, Vice Principal Rev. Fr Ravi Rajesh Serrao and Academic Co-ordinator Ms Magdalina Lewis to the beats of the school band. The teachers lead the prayer and invoked the Lord’s blessings.

Children’s day Celebration @ Trinity Central School
“Every child is a different type of flower, and together they make the world a lovely garden.”
With this lovely thought, children’s day was celebrated in the Trinity central school campus on 14th November 2022. The day’s festivities began with a melodious prayer by the teachers with the hymn, “ Light of the world ” followed by a speech by our Academic Co-ordinator Ms. Magdalina Lewis on the importance and significance of Children’s Day. Our academic achievers of academic year 2021-22, Ms. Rania, Ms. Dagney, Master Harsha, Ms. Kannika and Ms. Aadhya were felicitated by our principal Rev. Fr. Sunil Dominic Lobo, vice-principal Rev. Fr. Ravi Rajesh Serrao and our academic co-ordinator Ms. Magdelina Lewis as a token of our love and appreciation. Amidst a colourful backdrop and shimmering sun, our talented teachers multiplied smiles and added to infinite cheers with some incredible performances. Dressed in glamorous black and silver lehenga outfits, teachers of Trinity school danced to the beats led by Ms. Divya and other teachers.

Sports Day – Nursery to Grade 4 : Trinity Central School
Sports day brings new energy in hearts and minds of all. It is said a sound mind resides in a sound body. Sports and games largely help in maintaining physical fitness. To commemorate the spirit of sports, the sports day for grades Nursery Grade 4 was held on 18-11 2022. The tiny tots witnessed the overwhelmed presence of the esteemed chief guest Mr Abhin B Devadiga, an all round sports personality who has won many gold and silver medals in athletics. The SPL Rayan Danny and the ASPL Deepthi escorted the chief guest Mr. Abhin Devadiga, Principal Rev Fr Dominic Sunil Lobo, Academic Co-ordinator Ms Magdalina Lewis, Primary Section Head Ms Poornima Devadiga and Pre-Primary Section Head Ms Renita Monteiro to the dais.

Sports Day - Seniors : Trinity Central School
It was a great day as the trinitarians of grade 5-10 celebrated their annual sports day on Thursday, November 17, 2022. Greeting our chief guests Rev. Fr. Anil D’ Souza. Parish priest, our lady of Fathima church, Perampalli. Mr. M Chandrashekara Hegde. President Brahmavara sports club, Principal Rev. Fr. Dominic Sunil Lobo, Vice Principal & Administrator Rev. Fr Ravi Rajesh Serrao, Academic coordinator Ms. Magadelina Lewis was done to the beating drums & a stentorian applause. March past is all about synchronization and team work. Marching in a contingent demands alertness and an unspoken co-ordination. The drumbeat rolls, the band strikes up and a high pitched voice issues a command. Where all our four houses La-Verna, Rivo Torto, Greccio and Spoleto including Scouts and Guides marched with discipline. Leaders of the four houses introduced their team to the chief guests & welcomed them to the annual sports meet 2022-2023.

“Every child is a different kind of flower and all together makes this world a beautiful garden.” : ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI SCHOOL Chikodi
A day to mark the childhood and make this day memorable one, St. Francis of Assisi School celebrated children’s day with splendor on 14th November, 2022 in the school premises. The day was commemorated with immense joy, enthusiasm and magnificence. The celebration began with welcoming the school parliamentarians through band procession followed by the school assembly by the teachers. The teachers made children’s day special by performing various cultural programmes like dances and skits. Not only that but also teachers involved them into lucky draw game in which a lucky winner from each class was awarded. A fun filled treasure hunt game for the squads brought a lot of joy and fun to the children. At the end all the children were sweetened with sweets and ice cream.

Children's Day Celebration : Infant Jesus School
The Children’s Day was celebrated with great Enthusiasm and energy. School assembly was conducted by the Teachers. In the morning class teachers organised different kinds of games for the students and distributed the prizes to the winners. In the afternoon children enjoyed the delicious food prepared by teachers themselves with love. The day became even more fun filled as the Teachers began a wonderful cultural program. Teachers enacted a short skit that filled the hall with laughter and fun. Principal Fr Ansdrew Jayaraj wished and prayed for the student’s better future. The teachers also performed a mesmerizing dance. They also showed their love towards the students by singing in unison a greeting song. It was a fun-filled and joyous day for the students.

Children's day @ Anugraha School, Bidar
Children's day celebration at anugraha school halbarga Bidar. The children took to surprise by the way teachers entertain them. After the assembly games were conducted to all the children. After which the cultural event to place in the hall. The teachers entertained the students through their dances, dramas, action songs and other items. After the program fellowship meal was given to all the children.

FRESHERS DAY at Darshan College
“Rise up, start fresh, see the bright opportunity in each and every journey”.
On the 10th of November 2022, Darshan College organized Fresher’s day for the 2022-2023 batch. Rev.Fr. Robin Victor D’Souza, Director of St. Anthony’s institutions presided over the ceremony along with Rev.Fr. Joy D’Souza Principal, HOD’s, staff members and the students. The ceremony began at 10 A.M. with inaugural song followed by Lighting of the lamp by dignitaries. Student representatives of first, second and final years took Oath for maintaining honesty, integrity in leading their respective classes. Second year students performed a dance with the theme “journey of students with colors”, followed by Skit performed by final year students with the theme “Importance of education”, followed by fun games. Rev.Fr. Joy D’Souza Principal to students about importance of education in life. Followed by the Motivational address by Rev. Fr. Robin Victor D’souza. Program was concluded with vote of thanks followed by National Anthem and distribution of gifts to first year students.

AICS inter school volleyball tournament
“Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.” says Michael Jordan.
The portals of Trinity Central School have been formidable to witness an amazing presentation of courage, strength and resilient sportsmanship as the school hosted the AICS inter-school volleyball tournament ‘Set and Smash’, on the 8th of November 2022. The school play ground echoed ear-splitting and stentorian cheers, while the students portrayed extraordinary performance through their sensational sets and smashes. The tournament was an amalgamation of 20 schools from ICSE and CBSE schools from all over the Udupi District participating to win the under 14 and the under 17 boys and girls championship. Rev. Fr Charles Menezes, the parish priest of Mother of Sorrows Church Udupi and the dean of Udupi Deanery was the chief guest. Mr. Nithin Pai, from Green Park Central School, Hiriadka, who is the convener of AICS Volleyball was also present.

Birthday of Fr. Joy D’sozua at Darshan College
On the 08th November 2022, Fr. Joy Wilson D’souza, Principal of Darshan College celebrated his birthday at Darshan College along with all the faculty members. All the faculty members along with the Management joined together at the seminar hall to wish Fr. Joy happy birthday and many returns of the day. Faculty members presented a short video of Fr. Joy followed by Cake cutting. All the faculty members joined together in singing a birthday song to the Principal followed by short address by Fr. Robin Victor D’souza. The function was compered by Prof. Sneha and the stage decoration and organizing of the short program was done by Prof. Chandrika, Prof. Tazeer and Prof. Balkhis. Fr. Joy D’souza thanked everyone for organizing the program.

Kannada Rajyothsava : Infant Jesus School
Kannada Rajyothsava was celebrated with the sense of pride. Various cultural dances were performed by the students highlighting the diversity of the land and culture. Fr Vincent Balaraj the president of the school gave an touching message enlightening the students to respect and love ones roots. Principal Fr Andrew in his address appreciated the teachers and students for putting up the fantastic cultural program. Many parents too attended the function and were very much delighted with the talents children.

On the 07th of November 2022, NSS inauguration ceremony was held at Darshan College. Chief Guest Dr. Raveesha NSS Unit coordinator, Bangalore University, Rev.Fr. Robin Victor D’Souza, Director of Darshan College, Rev.Fr.Joy D’Souza Principal, Darshan college, NSS Program officer Prof. Balkhis ,NSS Asst co-ordinators Prof.Srinidhi Siddharth and Dr. Santhosh were present at the inauguration along with NSS volunteers. At 11:45 AM the program started with escorting the guest to the seminar Hall by NSS march past team. The inauguration program started with the inaugural dance by NSS Volunteer followed by Lighting of the lamp by dignitaries. NSS coordinator Prof. Balkhis briefed the NSS Unit with annual report of the academic year 2021-2022, short video of the activities conducted in the academic year 2021-2022 was displayed to motivate the volunteers.

Gandhi Jayanthi : Infant Jesus School
The birth anniversary celebration of Father of our nation was celebrated in the school meaningfully. Students of class 10 performed the shork skit on Dnadi March and paid tribute to the Mahathma. Principal Fr Andrew called upon the students to uphold the values that Gandiji has exhibited throughout his life. Teachers along with students conducted the interreligious prayer with devotion.

Deepavali Celebration : Infant Jesus School
The festivity of light was celebrated with joy and happiness. Mr Sai Nandan, lecturer of Adichunchanagiri Institute of Technology, was the chief guest for the program. He in his address elaborated the significance of Indian culture and called the children to build their life on moral values. Students put of the short skit on Bali Chakravarthi and won the hearts of all who have gathered. To mark the significant of the event Children symbolically busted the crackers. Fr Amar, Administrator of school, invited the gathering to develop the spirit of Brotherhood.

ಕನ್ನಡ ರಾಜ್ಯೋತ್ಸವ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮ
ಟ್ರಿನಿಟಿ ಸೆಂಟ್ರಲ್ ಶಾಲೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಕನ್ನಡ ರಾಜ್ಯೋತ್ಸವ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮವನ್ನು ವೈಭವದಿಂದ ಆಚರಿಸಲಾಯಿತು. ಮುಖ್ಯ ಅತಿಥಿಯಾಗಿ ಕಾಪುಚಿನ್ ಸಭೆಯ ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ಪ್ರಾಂತೀಯ ಸಲಹೆಗಾರರು ಹಾಗೂ ಬೆಂಗಳೂರಿನ ಸಂತ ಅಂತೋನಿ ಚರ್ಚಿನ ಧರ್ಮ ಗುರುಗಳಾದ ವಂದನೀಯ ಗುರು ವಿಜಯ್ ಕುಮಾರ್ ಉಪಸ್ಥಿತರಿದ್ದರು. ಶಾಲಾ ಪ್ರಾಂಶುಪಾಲರಾದ ವಂದನೀಯ ಗುರು ಡೊಮಿನಿಕ್ ಸುನಿಲ್ ಲೋಬೋ ರವರ ನೇತೃತ್ವದಲ್ಲಿ ಧ್ವಜಾರೋಹಣವನ್ನುನಡೆಸಲಾಯಿತು. ಕುಮಾರಿ ಸಾನ್ವಿ.ಎಸ್ .ಜಿ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮವನ್ನು ನಿರೂಪಿಸಿದರು.ಶಾಲಾ ಮಕ್ಕಳಿಂದ ಕನ್ನಡದ ಹಿರಿಮೆಯನ್ನು ವೈಭವೀಕರಿಸುವ ಸಾಂಸ್ಕೃತಿಕ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮಗಳು ಜರುಗಿತು. ಮುಖ್ಯ ಅತಿಥಿಯಾದ ವಂದನೀಯ ಗುರು ವಿಜಯ್ ಕುಮಾರ್ ಅವರು ,ನಾವು ಎಲ್ಲೇ ಇರಲಿ ,ಹೇಗೇ ಇರಲಿ ಯಾವುದೇ ಕಾರಣಕ್ಕೂ ನಮ್ಮ ನಾಡು ನುಡಿಯನ್ನು ಮರೆಯಬಾರದು ,ಎಂದು ನಾಡಿನ ಹಿರಿಮೆಯ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ವಿದ್ಯಾರ್ಥಿಗಳನ್ನುದ್ದೇಶಿಸಿ ಮಾತನಾಡಿದರು.ನೆಪವೇನೇ ಇರಲಿ ,ವ್ಯವಹಾರಕ್ಕಾಗಿ ನಾವು ಯಾವುದೇ ಭಾಷೆಯನ್ನು ಬಳಸಿದರು ಕೂಡಾ, ನಮ್ಮ ನಾಡಿನ ಭಾಷೆಯಾದ ಕನ್ನಡವನ್ನು ಮರೆಯಬಾರದು ಎಂದು ಶಾಲಾ ಪ್ರಾಂಶುಪಾಲರು ವಿದ್ಯಾರ್ಥಿಗಳನ್ನು ಉದ್ದೇಶಿಸಿ ಮಾತನಾಡಿದರು.ಶ್ರೀತನ್ ಕುಮಾರ್ ವಂದಿಸಿದರು.

67ನೇ ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ರಾಜ್ಯೋತ್ಸವ ಹಾಗೂ ದೀಪಾವಳಿ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮ
ಅಸ್ಸಿಸಿ ಶಾಲೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಕರುನಾಡಿನ ದೀಪದ ಸಡಗರ ಚಿಕ್ಕೋಡಿಯ ಸೇಂಟ್ ಫ್ರಾನ್ಸಿಸ್ ಆಫ್ ಅಸ್ಸಿಸಿ ಶಾಲೆಯಲ್ಲಿ 67ನೇ ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ರಾಜ್ಯೋತ್ಸವ ಹಾಗೂ ದೀಪಾವಳಿ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮವನ್ನು 2022 ನವೆಂವರ್ 1 ರಂದು ತುಂಬಾ ಅರ್ಥಪೂರ್ಣ ಮತ್ತು ಅದ್ದೂರಿಯಾಗಿ ಆಚರಿಸಲಾಯಿತು. ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮವನ್ನು ಪ್ರಾರ್ಥನಾ ಗೀತೆಯ ನೃತ್ಯದೊಂದಿಗೆ ಆರಂಭಿಸಲಾಯಿತು. ನಂತರ ಕನ್ನಡಾಂಬೆ ತಾಯಿ ಭುವನೇಶ್ವರಿ ದೇವಿ ಹಾಗೂ ಲಕ್ಷ್ಮಿದೇವಿಯ ಭಾವಚಿತ್ರಕ್ಕೆ ಪೂಜೆ ಸಲ್ಲಿಸಿ, ನಾಡಗೀತೆ ಹಾಡುವುದರ ಮೂಲಕ ನಾಡು-ನುಡಿಗೆ ಗೌರವ ಸಲ್ಲಿಸಲಾಯಿತು. ಅತಿಥಿ ಸ್ಥಾನವನ್ನು ಅಲಂಕರಿಸಿದ್ದ ಇಲ್ಲಿಯ ‘ಬರೋಡಾ ಬ್ಯಾಂಕಿನ’ ಸಹಾಯಕ ವ್ಯವಸ್ಥಾಪಕರಾದ ‘ಹಿರಫಾನ ಬಾಷಾ’ ಅವರು ಮಾತನಾಡಿ ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ರಾಜ್ಯದ ರಚನೆ ಹಾಗೂ ಅದರ ಮಹಿಮೆಯನ್ನು ಕುರಿತು ಹೊಗಳಿದರು. ವಿದ್ಯಾರ್ಥಿಗಳು ಕನ್ನಡ ನಾಡು, ನುಡಿ, ಸಂಸ್ಕøತಿ, ಪರಂಪರೆಯನ್ನು ಬಿಂಬಿಸುವ ಮತ್ತು ಭಾರತದ ಅತೀ ದೊಡ್ಡ ಹಬ್ಬವಾದ ದೀಪಾವಳಿಯ ಮಹತ್ವವನ್ನು ಸಾರುವ ಹಾಡುಗಳಿಗೆ ನೃತ್ಯ ಪ್ರದರ್ಶಿಸಿ, ಅಲ್ಲಿ ಸೇರಿದ್ದ ಜನರ ಕಣ್ಮನ ಸೆಳೆದರು. ಹಾಗೂ ವಿದ್ಯಾರ್ಥಿಗಳ ಸಡಗರದಿಂದ, ದೀಪಾವಳಿಯ ಸಿಡಿಮದ್ದುಗಳ ವರ್ಣಮಯ ಬೆಳಕಿನ ಸಂಭ್ರಮದಲ್ಲಿ ಅಸ್ಸಿಸಿ ಶಾಲೆಯು ಕಂಗೊಳಿಸುತ್ತಿತ್ತು.

Trinity Triumphs at AICS Under-14 Handball Tournament
It was an evening loaded with glorious smiles and victory chants, as the Under-14 handball team of our school lifted the Winners trophy of the AICS Handball Tournament, held at SMS School, Brahmavar, Udupi on October 22nd, 2022. Like true sporting warriors, the team led by their captain Ifaz Imran played well, trouncing the home team (SMS School, Brahmavar) 9-6, complimenting smart throws with a diligent eye. Ifaz also won the 'Best All-Rounder' Award. A total of 8 teams had participated in the tournament. Congratulations to the Team and to the Physical Educators Mr Bharath and Mr Sukumar for bringing laurels to the school !

“ಕೋಟಿ ಕಂಠ ಗಾಯನ”
“ಕನ್ನಡ ಮತ್ತು ಸಂಸ್ಕøತಿ ಇಲಾಖೆ”ಯವರು 67ನೇ ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ರಾಜ್ಯೋತ್ಸವದ ಅಂಗವಾಗಿ ದಿನಾಂಕ 28/10/2022 ರಂದು ಕನ್ನಡ ನಾಡು-ನುಡಿಯ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಕನ್ನಡಿಗರಲ್ಲಿ ಅಭಿಮಾನವನ್ನು ಹೆಚ್ಚಿಸುವ ಸಲುವಾಗಿ “ನನ್ನ ನಾಡು, ನನ್ನ ಹಾಡು” ಎಂಬ ಅಭಿಯಾನವನ್ನು ಆಯೋಜಿಸಿದ್ದರು. ಈ ಅಭಿಯಾನದ “ಕೋಟಿ ಕಂಠ ಗಾಯನ” ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮದಲ್ಲಿ ನಮ್ಮ ಸೇಂಟ್ ಫ್ರಾನ್ಸಿಸ್ ಆಫ್ ಅಸ್ಸಿಸಿ ಶಾಲೆಯ ವಿದ್ಯಾರ್ಥಿಗಳು ಮತ್ತು ಶಿಕ್ಷಕರು ಭಾಗವಹಿಸಿ, ಕನ್ನಡ ಮತ್ತು ಸಂಸ್ಕøತಿ ಇಲಾಖೆಂiÀವರು ನಿಗದಿಪಡಿಸಿದ ಹಾಡುಗಳನ್ನು ಸುಶ್ರಾವ್ಯವಾಗಿ ಗಾಯನ ಮಾಡುವುದರ ಮೂಲಕ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮದಲ್ಲಿ ಪಾಲ್ಗೊಂಡು ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮವು ಯಶಸ್ವಿಗೊಳ್ಳಲು ಸಹಕರಿಸಿದರು. ಇದರ ಫಲವಾಗಿ ಕನ್ನಡ ಮತ್ತು ಸಂಸ್ಕøತಿ ಇಲಾಖೆಯವರು “ಸೇಂಟ್ ಫ್ರಾನ್ಸಿಸ್ ಆಫ್ ಅಸ್ಸಿಸಿ ಶಾಲೆ”ಯ ಹೆಸರಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಅಭಿನಂದನಾ ಪತ್ರ ನೀಡಿ ಗೌರವಿಸಿರುತ್ತಾರೆ.

General Councilor’s visit to Trinity Central School
"Every dawn is a renewed blessing that our privileged eyes awaken to everyday"
It was a gret day as we had an eminent & well read personality V. Rev. Dr. John Baptist Palliparambil, the general councillor of capuchin order amongst us.This visit of general councillor was held on Saturday, October 22, 2022. To the resonance of the beating drums & a thunderous applause, V. Rev. Dr. John Baptist Palliparambil was welcomed by Principal Rev. Fr. Dominic Sunil Lobo, Vice Principal & Administrator Rev. Fr. Ravi Rajesh Serrao, Rev. Fr. Roshan Menezes & Academic coordinator Ms Magadelina Lewis. The prayer song was sung by the students of grade 10. Our gracious danseuses performed beautifully to welcome the gathering. A formal welcome followed by felicitation to Fr. John was done with great respect & honour. Speeches by Fr. John, Fr. Roshan Menezes and Principal Rev. Fr. Dominic Sunil Lobo inspired everyone. They expressed their thoughts & shared their experiences with the gathering. The program came to an end by singing the school anthem.

Birthday Celebration- Rev. Fr. Jeson Fernandes, Principal : : ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI SCHOOL Chikodi
“Dedicating one’s entire life to the service of the humanity is a calling, a vocation that only the truly blessed can”

On 2 nd November, 2022 the entire student body and staff of St. Francis of Assisi School congregated to wish Principal, Rev. Fr. Jeson Fernandes Happy Birthday and to partake in the joyous moments of the celebration. The programme began welcoming father through band procession followed by a prayer dance. We continued the celebration with cultural programme put by the students from the classes 1 st std to 10 th std. The principal was treated with melodious birthday song and maneuvering steps in the dance. The programme was wound up with the cake cutting ceremony and vote of thanks.

General Councilor’s visit to Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya
General Councilor Dr Rev Fr John Baptist from Rome, visited our school on 28th October 2022.He was delighted to see the growth of the school. He appreciated the students and teachers for their performance and hard labor towards learning and teaching aspect.

Deepawali Celebrations at Trinity Central School
The joyous festival of Deepawali, the festival of lights was celebrated in portals of the Trinitorium on 21st October 2022 at Trinity Central School. Our Principal, Rev. Fr. Sunil Dominic Lobo and Vice- Prinicipal, Rev. Fr. Ravi Rajesh Serrao welcomed the honourable chief guests, Mr. Krishna Sridharan, the PTA president and Mr. Sudhakar Prabhu, the PTA member respectively with a floral bouquet. The programme commenced with the pious and traditional lighting of the lamp by our Principal, Vice-Principal, Academic Coordinator and the chief guests. To the melodious tune of the flute played by Shravan of Grade 7, Trinity’s class representatives lit the diyas and beautifully laid them on the borders of the vibrant and colourful floral rangoli. The cultural programme, began with the articulate note by children, who spoke about the scientific reasons behind the different rituals performed during Deepawali festival.

Visitation of General Councilor : ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI SCHOOL Chikodi
General Councilor Dr Rev Fr John Baptist from Rome, visited our school on 26th October 2022.He was delighted to see the growth of the school. He appreciated the sense of Franciscan ecology and the atmosphere of the school. We remain grateful for his kind visit. Thank you Fr. John Baptist.

Be the Ambassadors of your Culture : ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI SCHOOL Chikodi
To preserve and to pass on to the future generation, the beautiful traditional dance “Dandiya” was performed in the Assisi school campus, on 1st October 2022. Children dressed up with Dandiya attire and displayed their various Dandiya skills.

Patron’s Day celebration at Trinity Central School
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle. – St Francis of Assisi. The patron’s day to commemorate the feast day of our patron saint, St Francis of Assisi was celebrated on 14th of October 2022. The Trinity family expressed gratitude to its patron saint for all the bountiful blessings bestowed upon them. The program began with the solemn thanksgiving mass. All the catholic students attended the holy thanksgiving mass and wholeheartedly thanked and praised God. Rev. Fr Lenson Lobo the chief guest of the occasion was the main celebrant of the mass. Rev. Fr Dominic Sunil Lobo, the principal, Rev. Fr Ravi Rajesh Serrao, the vice principal and Rev. Fr Cyril Roshan Menezes concelebrated in the Eucharistic celebration. After the mass all the students gathered for a formal patron’s day program. Rev. Fr Lenson Lobo was the chief guest of the program. The principal Rev. Fr Sunil Dominic Lobo, vice principal Rev. Fr Ravi Rajesh Serrao, Rev. Fr Cyril Roshan Menezes and academic co-ordinator Ms Magdalina Lewis were present on the dais.

Eid Milad celebration at Trinity Central School
Id Milad- The birthday of the prophet Mohammed was celebrated on September 30, Friday. The celebration was hosted by Miss. Aysha of grade 9. Prayer was sung by the students of grade 10. A glimpse to the verses of the Holy Quran was given by Master Afzal and Miss. Zakhiya of grade 8 and 10. Students from grade 7-10 sang few songs which reflected the life of the prophet. The speech on the importance of Eid Milad was delivered by Master Aryan Farooq of grade 9. Reading, singing and reciting the burdah is a means to strengthen one's love for the prophet which was done by the students of grade 7-10. The celebration came to an end with greeting all the islamic students by the tiny tots. Fr. Ravi Rajesh, vice principal shared his thoughts, highlights, that India is a diverse country with plethora of harmony and unity.

Gandhi Jayanthi Celebration at Trinity Central School, Perampalli
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty. - Mahatma Gandhi
October 2nd is celebrated as Gandhi Jayanthi all over India to commemorate the birth anniversary of Mohandas Karam chand Gandhi, renowned as the Father of our Nation. Gandhi Jayanti was celebrated at Trinity Central School, to commemorate the birthday of Mohandas Karam Chand Gandhi, popularly known as Mahatma Gandhi or ‘Bapu’. The School through various activities remembered this greatest motivator and independence campaigner. The day began with the singing of his most preferred devotional song, “Raghupathi Raghav Raja Ram” by the cubs, bull bulls, scouts and guides. Students lighted the lamp and inaugurated the program. To revere this day, the scouts and the guides, along with the teachers lead an all faith prayer. The teachers showered flowers to the portrait of Mahatma Gandhi as a mark of respect. A few of the parents and students were present for the program. Jnanesh of grade 10 lead the entire program. Ms Archana Shetty thanked all the students and their parents. All our students were imbued with Gandhian values and thoughts.

Patron’s Feast @ ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI SCHOOL Chikodi
Parishioners and all the school staff celebrated St Francis of Assisi feast on a grand scale, on 4th October. Silver Jubilarian, the Parish Priest of St Michael’s Church, Hidkal Dam, Rev Fr. Lourduswamy presided over the Holy Eucharistic Celebration. The Episcopal Vicar for Religious and the CRI president, Rev. Fr Richard D’Almeida, SVD graced this occasion by participating in the celebration. From Chikodi Deanery Priests, Religious Sisters and the Lay Faithful devoutly took part in the celebration. Angelic choir and eye-captivating decorations elevated all to celestial heights. After the mass Fr Lourduswamy, who celebrated his silver jubilee of his priesthood, was felicitated by the PPC members of Chikodi.

Chef day at Trinity Central School
As rightly said by Julia Child “ No one is born a great cook, one learns by doing”. What more, we at Trinity Central school conducted Chef’s day for kindergarten children on Sept 16th 2022 in the campus where children played the role of Junior Chefs along with the teachers. The entire campus was filled with enthusiasm as tiny tots clad themselves with aprons and chef caps, ready to learn to cook. Food is the ingredient that binds us together. True to that, all the trinitarians including the Principal Rev. Fr. Sunil Dominic Lobo, vice-prinicpal Rev. Fr. Ravi Rajesh Serrao, academic co-ordinator Ms. Magdelina Lewis, teachers, support staff and students put their hands together to participate in unity to make the best of the Chef’s day. The children who turned into little chefs worked with much enthusiasm and followed the directions from the teachers to make yummy sandwiches, fruit salad, chocolate milk shakes and vita balls.

Career Guidance Seminar for Students @ Trinity Central School
“The future depends on what you do today.”
A quick thoughtful session on career guidance was given by Prof. B Shivananda Nayak, Asst Professor, Kasturba Medical College Manipal, for the students of Grade 9 and 10, on September 12th 2022. The session was followed by a counselling session in which the students got various opportunities to engage themselves and enrich their level of knowledge by live interaction. In the session Prof. B Shivananda Nayak spoke about the different career opportunities to the students. He mainly emphasized on what all courses can be opted after grade 10 or 12th. He discussed different streams of subjects too. A large number of students participated in the event that reflected their passion and interest. An open questioning session was held at the end to resolve all the queries in the minds of students. It was indeed a fruitful session.

Hindi Diwas celebrated @ Trinity Central School
Language and culture of a country plays an important role. It helps in making a nation strong. Hindi is a language of love, togetherness and brotherhood. Hindi Diwas is celebrated in India to commemorate the date 14th September 1949 on which a compromise was reached during the drafting of the Constitution of India, on the languages that were to have official status in the Republic of India. Hindi Diwas was celebrated in Trinity Central School on 14th September with great pride and vigour, as Hindi is adopted as one of the official languages of our nation. The program began with the choir group leading all with the melodious hymn. Rachana and Diganth of grade 4 and Ashish and Shanaya of grade 3 recited the shayaris to accentuate the importance of Hindi language. The tiny tots of the preschool danced to the tunes of the traditional ‘Lakdi ki kaati, kaati ki gudiya’. Further Aislin of grade 7 in her speech emphasized the unfying value of Hindi Diwas and the objective of celebrating it. Afnaz Rushda of grade 5 mesmarized the audience with her beautiful song, ‘Hindi Ho’. Loyal Passanha of grade 7 conducted a quiz to enhance the knowledge of Hindi language in the students.

Halbarga zonal level Pratibha Karanji Programme @ Anugraha School, Bidar
On 14th of September Halbarga zonal level Pratibha karanji programme was held at anugraha church school, Bidar. 23 schools from the zone participated. There were more then 500 children from different schools and 150 teachers, head masters and judges. Fr. Praveen Kumar missionary to Japan was part of the programme. Midday meal was arranged for all the guests and participants. Our school was highlighted in the programme. All the speakers appreciated the school and the quantity of education. Our children from anugraha school secured 29 prizes out of which 16 1st, 9 second and 4 third. It's was a wonderful celebration.

Teachers day celebration : Infant Jesus School
Teachers day was celebrated with festivity. Students performed cultural events and conducted games and competitions for the teachers. Kavya reperesting the students, expressed her heartfelt gratitude to the teachers who play an important role in the life of the pupil. Prizes were distributed to the teachers who won in the dance, throw ball musical chair and Tug of war competition . The most enchanting part of teachers day celebration was of Teachers who were divided into four group put up different Traditional plays on the stage namely Punya Koti, Mahishasura Mardini, Malenada Sobagu and Hoaysala Kathe. All the groups performed wonderfully well winning the hearts of the audience. Fr Vincent Balraj the President of school gave an inspiring speech and appreciated the dedicated teaching. Fr Andrew Jayaraj while addressing the gathering he invited the teachers to take care of each student as their own child.

Imprints of Teacher Lives Forever : ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI SCHOOL, Chikodi
The student body of St. Francis of Assisi School celebrated teachers' day on the occasion of birthday of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. Teachers were welcomed with musical band procession. As the token of gratitude, love and appreciation each teacher was honoured and given a gift. Children won the hearts of teachers and made the day a memorable one through their cultural programme.

Teachers’ day celebration @ St. Anthony's School, GG Halli
“Good teachers are the reason why ordinary students dream to do extraordinary things”. The above words hold very true of the teachers of St. Anthony’s School, Gangondanahalli. The love and dedication of teachers was beautifully acknowledged by the students in a creative way. A warm welcome at the school gate with flowers, and tastefully decorated ‘ENTRANCE’ was pleasant surprise for all the teachers. Teacher’s day was celebrated with lot of zeal and enthusiasm at St. Anthony’s School premises on the 5th of September, 2022. Indeed, it was a remarkable day and moment of joy for all the teachers, the concept being a teacher is much more satisfying and heart-warming. The key note address was delivered by the Correspondent of the School, Rev. Fr. Vijay Kumar, was an icing on a cake, who in his speech admonished the children on how to respect and show regard to the teachers and parents.

Teachers’ Day celebration at Trinity Central School
A good teacher is like a candle, it consumes itself to light the way for others. The teachers play an important role in helping the students to become adults with knowledge and wisdom. As a token of love and appreciation for the selfless service and dedication of the teachers, the teachers’ day was celebrated in the school with enthusiasm and vigour on 5th September, 2022. A formal program was organized for the teachers. The SPL Rayan Danny escorted the teachers to the program and the dignitaries to the dais. The members of the Parent Teachers’ Association were also present at this juncture. The school choir group lead into a harmonious prayer. Vonan of grade 10 welcomed the gathering. All the dignitaries on the dais ignited the lamp as a mark of light being the guide to show a rightful path of knowledge. The members of the PTA organized a small program as a token of appreciation for teachers of their children. A beautiful cake was cut by the teachers to share the joy of teachers’ day.

Teachers Day at St. Anthony’s Institutions: St. Anthony’s PU College & Darshan College
Teachers' Day celebrated on September 5 in India every year marks the birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, a teacher, who was the first Vice President and second President of India. When he was elected President of India in 1962, his friends and students wanted to celebrate his birthday, to which he said that it would be his honor if September 5 was marked as Teachers’ Day. Since then, Teachers’ Day is celebrated on September 5. Remembering and honoring Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnana, St. Anthony’s Institute: St. Anthony’s P.U. College and Darshan College jointly organized Teachers Day celebration for the Teaching faculties of the institute. Director Rev. Fr. Robin Victor D’souza in his key note addressed said “Teachers are the backbone of our institute.

Independence Day @ ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI SCHOOL, Chikodi
St Francis of Assisi School celebrated 75th Independence Day of India with pomp of flaming colours. The chief guest, Rev. Dr. Fr. John Alwyn Dias, the Provincial Minister of Holy Trinity Province, Karnataka and the President of Capuchin Friars Service Society, Karnataka and guests of honour Rev. Fr. Elvin Lopez and Rev. Fr. Vincent D’souza were welcomed with an aarathi, School band and showering of flowers by the students. At 8am Rev. Dr Fr John Alwyn Dias unfurled the national flag of our country. To mark the day the students from classes nursery to X Std performed various programmes highlighting the importance of the day. The chief guest addressed the gathering and gave a clarion call to sacrifice ourselves to glorify and make India soar high in every way.

Five Students of St Francis of Assisi School participated at CISCE National Sports & Games 2022 held at Trio World School Bangalore. Master Jeenan Fernandes and Master Atharv Patil won bronze medals in Taekwondo. We congratulate them. Well done…. Keep it up.

Orientation Program for the 1st Years: Darshan College
On the 1st of September 2022, Darshan College Organized the Orientation Program to the new comers of BBA, BCA & BCOM 1st students. The Orientation Program began with the lighting of lamp followed by the welcome to all the students. The Faculties of BBA, BCA & BCOM respectively introduced themselves to the students. The HOD’s of respective department led by Prof. Chandrika, Prof Balkhis & Prof. Tazeer presented the PPT to the students about the subjects and other committees such as NCC, NSS & RED CROSS etc with the norms and guidelines of the Darshan College. The Director of the St. Anthony’s Institute Rev. Fr. Robin Victor D’souza exhorted the students to be disciplined and dedicated to strive for Noble vision and become Global leaders. He further said to dream big and achieve greater heights to bring laurels to the St. Antony’s Institute. Rev. Fr. Roshan Rosario Principal St. Anthony’s P.U.College too was present for the Orientation Program. The session came to end with the National Anthem.

Farewell Ceremony for the Final Years: Darshan College
Life begins at the end of comfort zone, any progress you need to first come out comfort zone. Jimmy Dean
Darshan College organized the Farewell program for the final year students on Saturday 27th August 2022. The ceremony was presided over by the Director of St. Anthony’s Institutions Rev. Fr. Robin Victor D’souza and graced by Fr. Roshan Rosario, Principal St. Anthony’s P.U. College. The event was well organized by the 2nd and 1st year students with Dance and games as a token of parting gratitude to the final years. During the ceremony the Sports and cultural along with NSS committee organized the prize distribution to the students who have excelled in sports and cultural activities. The Director in his presidential address exhorted the students to come from the comfort zone and progress in life and face the tough challenges of the world. He also made a special mention of all the Degree faculties for their coordination, collaboration and cooperation, he further said it is because of their zeal and efforts the event was successful. The program ended with National anthem.

Inauguration of the New Computer Lab  @ ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI SCHOOL, Chikodi
St Francis of Assisi School inaugurated new computer lab on August 24, 2022. The former directors of the school Rev. Fr Vijay Kumar OFM Cap., the councilor of Holy Trinity Province Karnataka and Rev. Fr Arun Lobo OFM Cap., director of Asha Kiran Deaddiction centre Palya, Hassan, were welcomed by offering flower bouquets. The blessing of the lab was done by Rev. Fr Arun Lobo and in his speech he appreciated the all the students, teaching and non-teaching staff for their incredible contribution in the development of the school. Further speaking on the technology he said, “In the educational world, those who do not know to read and to write are called illiterate. In the Technological world, those who do not know the computers are called computer illiterate.” The Computer lab was inaugurated by Rev. Fr Vijay Kumar. He wished all best for all the students and staff.

Parents Teachers Meeting @ Anugraha School, Bidar
This day on 27-8-22, parents teachers meeting was held at anugraha church school, halbarga, Bidar. It was a great joy to see around 250 and above parents were present for the meeting. Most of them including the chief guest and the present representatives spoke good about Anugraha school and assured co-operation in the coming days.

Annual Sports Meet & Athletic Meet- 2022: Darshan College
“Winners are not people who never fail, but people who never quit”- Edwin Louis Cole.
Sports and games on the ground builds personality and character, other than the fact that sports is great for health and fitness. Excitement among students was on par, they didn’t hesitate to fight for their victory in sport games like Volley ball, kho-kho, kabaddi, Throw ball and other games. The program was inaugurated by a zealous speech delivered by Rev.Fr. Robin Victor D’Souza, motivating the students to take part in all games, further the Principal and the teaching faculty initiated the sports event. All sport events were arranged in the college ground by the Physical Education Department, winners list was announced at the end of the event. Sportathon-22 was set on 30th July Saturday. The last day of the all the events.

Cultural Event : Darshan College
“Strength lies in difference not in similarities”- Stephen R. Covey
Talentia was set giving platform to all students to represent their talents in numerous fields, as it not only helps the students who are participating to enhance their personality but also motivate others to come up front and show case their potential. Talentia 2022 was set from July 27th to 29th, fervent participation of students resulted in big win, it was well coordinated by Prof. Madhavi and Prof. Renuka. There were events organized for every talent, on 27th students participated in off stage events which were more academically inclined, on 28th and 29th the programs were on stage. All the competitions were judged by the genteel faculty of St. Antony PU College, leading to the exuberant announcement of the winners at the end of all the events.

Talents day celebration at Trinity Central School
“All of us do not have equal talent. But, all of us have an equal opportunity to develop our talents.” - APJ Abdul Kalam
To unravel the hidden talents of our young blooming artists, we at Trinity Central School took a day off from the regular classes and conducted “Talents day” on 26th July 2022 at the Trinitorium for kindergarten section. The competitions were held under dancing, singing, acting and ‘show and tell’ categories. It was a spectacular event where children showcased their talents with much enthusiasm and zeal. Children came well prepared dressed up in colourful costumes to exhibit their vibrant talents. The viewers were spellbound as they witnessed fabulous performances by the little ones. The results were announced on 29th July 2022. We thank all the parents for supporting their children to participate in this event and wish the tiny tots much success in their future participation.

Bharath Scouts and Guides - Singing Competition : Trinity Central School
Excellence is not a success, but a persistent pursuit of perfection. The Bharath Scout Guides Local Assosiation, Kallianpur conducted patriotic Geetha Gayana Competition at Milagres P U College Kallianpur on 12-08-2020. Among various participant schools Trinity Central School obtained 5 prizes. The students performed exceptionally well and have brought laurels to the school. In the Cubs category the little Trinity Cubs won all the three prizes. Reyansh Maiyya of Grade 2 won the first place, Alape Shripal Bhat of grade 3 won the second place, while Laksh of grade 3 won the third place. Among the Bulbuls, Shanaya Angel Dsouza of grade 3 won the third place. The guides group of Trinity , Shravya S, Tanvi M Salian, Amoolya S Acharya, Unnathi H Shetty , Cristal Sharvin Dsouza, Shainal L Fernandes, Shamika Naik and Sanvi Nayak won the 2nd place in group singing. All the students showcased wonderful talents and brought glory to the school. All the winners are selected to participate in the Taluk Level competition which will be held soon. The Principal Rev. Fr Dominic Sunil Lobo congratulated all the students and wished them all the best.

International Yoga Day Celebration: Anugraha School, Bidar

Drawing and Colouring Cometition @ Trinity Central School
Art has the power to transform, to illuminate, to educate, to inspire and to motivate. MaryAnn Kohl , an experienced educator and publisher rightly said “Art is a place for children to learn to trust their ideas themselves and to explore what is possible.” We, at Trinity Central School firmly believe that art is one of the best means to inculcate self- expression, imagination and creativity in children. Keeping the same in mind ‘Drawing and Colouring Competition’ was organized for the students of Grades 1 to 5 to enhance their drawing skills. Pot painting, bottle painting and pencil sketch competition was held for students of grades 7 to 10. The students wonderfully sketched their marvelous drawings. The enthusiasm and creativity among the participants was worth watching. The children showcased their creative skills in pot painting, bottle painting and pencil sketch competition. The result was amazing. Children participated with zeal and showed their talent. It helped them in exploring new ideas, creativity as well as a sense of colours.

Thanksgiving Day and Farewell to the Fathers: Anugraha School, Bidar

“Freedom is never dear at any price. It is the breath of life what would a man not pay for living” Mahatma Gandhi.
The patriotic fervor, glowed on the faces of all present for the “Ajadi ka amrit mahotsav” held at St. Anthony’s School grounds, Gangondanahalli. 15th August, 2022 is a golden day engraved in the history of the world, as it’s a 75th Independence Day. The Head Master, Teachers and students with new vigour and patriotism celebrated the event. Mr. N Santhosh Hegde, the former judge of the Supreme Court of India and Lokayukta for Karnataka from 2006 to 2011 was the chief guest. The programme began with the customary hoisting of the National flag, followed by the rendition of the National anthem and Vande Mataram. Astounding march past by the school cadets to the rhythm of the school band evoked the spirit of freedom, among gathered. Speeches in Hindi, Kannada and English by the students iterated the importance of true patriotism and our responsibilities as Indians.

‘Azadi Ka Amrith Mahotsav’, ‘Har Ghar Thiranga’ @ Trinity Central School
‘Let there be freedom in your mind and body, faith in your wards and pride in your soul. Let us salute our nation'
The flying colours of freedom and joy hoisted very high at Trinity Central School on 15th August 2022 on the occasion of the 75th Independence Day as the Trinity Family devoted a tribute to the ancestors who conquered the fort of freedom. While the whole nation echoed slogans of ‘Azadi Ka Amrith Mahotsav’, ‘Har Ghar Thiranga’ the Trinity Fraternity also joined in to enunciate the 75th Independence Day to uphold the sacrifices and hardships that donned the freedom struggle of our ancestors. ‘When you talk about heroes, you just talk about the jawans who are standing at the border of the nation’. Lance Naik Krishnappa Shettybettu a brave jawan of Udupi and a former warrior who served the Indian army for 17 years and gave his fruitful service was the chief guest of the occasion. To the beats of the marching band, the Principal Rev. Fr. Dominic Sunil Lobo escorted the chief guest Lance Naik Krishnappa Shettybettu and other dignitaries to the dais. The Lord's blessing was invoked by the melodious voices of the students of Grade 9. Arham of Grade 8 welcomed the gathering.

75th Independence day Celebration @ St. Anthony’s Institutions
On the jubilant occasion of 75th anniversary of Independent India, St Antony PU College and Darshan Degree college came together to celebrate the propitious moment. The program started at 9 o clock with the magnificent welcome to the Chief Guest: Dr Anupama Panchakshari, Rev. Fr. Robin Victor D’Souza Director St. Anthony’s Institutions, Rev. Fr. Roshan Rosario Principal St. Anthony’s PU College, and Rev. Fr. Joy D’Souza Principal Darshan Degree College. All the dignitaries were welcomed with the grandeur and magnificence of the proud NCC and NSS Unit, followed by the march-past leading to the flag hoisting etiquette at 9:15, our Chief Guest was introduced to the gathering by Prof. Renuka, faculty of Commerce and Management, followed by the stimulating speech delivered by the Chief Guest. Followed by the cultural program in the auditorium, where PU students performed brilliantly to pay tribute to the freedom fighters, soldiers and doctors who strived for the motherland, the powerful performance were utterly emotional. Where the degree students celebrated the different attires and traditions of the states of the country, which left the audience cheering. The program ended with the thought provoking message and gratitude by the Director.

Newly Constructed School Ground @ St. Anthony's School, GG Halli
‘The secret to happiness is the meaningful expression of gratitude and practice of kindness’.
Indeed, every member of St.Anthony’s School, Gangondanahalli, and the fraternity of Prem Nivas is truly indebted to the benevolence of Mr. Krishnappa, the MLA of our constituency, whose philanthropic venture led to the aesthetic restoration of the St. Anthony’s Parish and the school grounds. On July 15th 2022, the honourable Minister Mr. Krishnappa inaugurated the newly reconstructed grounds. In his address, he encouraged the children to study well and become responsible citizens of India. He also took cognizance and acceded to the requests of the Parish and school to build a public toilet on the campus. The friars of Prem Nivas, fondly acknowledge the steadfast efforts of Br. William, Br. Dancy and Br. Richard Kadiwal as well.

Our Nation Our Pride : Infant Jesus School
75th Independence day Azadi Ka Amruth Mahothsav was celebrated with grandeur and joy in Infant Jesus School Chikmagalur. School Principal Fr Andrew Jayaraj hoisted the tricolour with pride and cheer all the gathering saluted the National flag singing he National anthem with sense of pride and fulfilment. Students presented colourful program of dance and music for the audience arousing the high spirit of nationalism. Master Dheemanth of Class 10 grave and inspiring speech on patriotism and invited the students to remember and cherish the sacrifice of the martyrs and freedom fighters. Fr Amar Lobo the admin of the school elaborately explained to the students the achievement of India as one country in 75 years. He gave a clarion call to the students to love the country above one’s self interest religion and region. In honour of this great event various competitions were conducted namely Decorating the Indian Map, Umbrella decoration, Speech on Patriotism, Patriotic songs and Monolog . Fr Vincent Balaraj the president of the school distributed the certificates to the winners.

Fire and building certificate: A dream come true @ St. Anthony's School, GG Halli
‘Fire destruction is one man’s job; Fire prevention is everyone’s job’.
A persistent dream of the school management came into fruition with the obtaining of the ‘Fire and Building Safety’ certificates for St. Anthony’s School. In a measure aimed at ensuring the safety of children, the State Government has made it mandatory for all aided and unaided schools to meet safety standards and building stability specifications.With this certification, the school is now a safe haven to groom the future of the nation under a secure environment. Grateful words of appreciation to Br. Richard Kadiwal, the Head Master of the school for his unwavering dedication and hard work towards the realization of this venture. He left no stone unturned in his efforts to get both certificates.

Raksha Bandan A true bond of Value : Infant Jesus School
Students of LKG and UKG were given the foretaste of the great cultural celebration of Raksha Bandhan in Infant Jesus school Chikamagalur. Children tied Raksha Bnadhan to each other Joyfully and actively participated standing in the photo frame for the memory of the event.

Refurbished School Block @ St. Anthony's School, GG Halli
‘Together, we can do great things. We are One afterall – you and I’.
The dedicated efforts of all stakeholders and several months of planning, engineering, and hard work, the newly refurbished block of St. Anthony’s School was inaugurated by the Provincial Minister during his casual visit to Prem Nivas. Friars of Prem Nivas Fr. Vijay, the guardian, Fr. Richard Kadiwal, the Head Master of the school, Fr. Anil Dcosta, the treasurer, and Fr. Lourdswamy, were present during this auspicious occasion. The school community remains deeply obligated to the Provincial, Councillors, and Building Commission for their foresight towards the development of the school, which will undoubtedly elevate the school’s qualitative standards.

Independence day at Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya School, Pothnal.
Freedom in the mind,
Faith in the words...
Pride in our soul...
Let’s salute the Nation on this auspicious day.

It was a red letter day in the history of India when the country got her freedom on August 15th,1947 and it took hundreds of years for us to break the shackles of slavery .Such day was celebrated with great enthusiasm and patriotic fervour on 15th ,August,2022 in the school ground with the staff,students and parents to mark the 75th year of freedom from the British rule . The school was decorated with tricolour flags,ballons and tricolour flowers that attracted and welcomed all to the celebration. On this special day the ceremony started at 9:00 AM in the school open ground and the dignitaries were welcomed by the Band to the School. To commemorate the sovereignty of our Nation, the president Rev. Fr. William Prabhu OFM Cap ,Basavaraj Kesari PTA president and Rev. Fr. Sunil Cornelio OFM Cap, the Principal, unfurled the tricolour flag and all in unison sang the National Anthem and expressed the joy of our freedom. Students of Four houses made a magestic march to pay homage and respect to the country and the dignitaries. Children from nursery to 10th awakened everyone's feelings towards the motherland through the musical rendition and various cultural programs.

Bakrid – Festival of Sacrifice : Infant Jesus School
“Bakrid feast was celebrated in the school. The Program began with the meaningful introduction by Mrs Moor Siddiq. Rev. Moulvi Rafiq of Uppalli was the chief guest. He elaborately explained the students the significance of Bakrid Celebration for Muslim Community. Holy Qiuran was read with devotion by the student. Group of Students sang beautiful Qawwali before the gathering.

AICS - Hindi Essay Writing Competition @ Trinity Central School
“Champions rarely talk. They just perform and the world around them talks.”
Trinity Central School witnessed such a champion who brought laurels to the school. Ms Fathimath Zohra of Grade 10 secured the first place in the AICS Level Hindi Essay Writing competition held at Don Bosco School, Shirva on 29-07-2022. Her dedication, persistent efforts and hard work entitled her a gold medal. The Trinity Family is proud of her outstanding achievement. We extend our heartiest congratulations to Ms Fathimath Zohra and wish her all the very best in her future endeavours.

The students of St. Francis of Assisi School celebrated, the festival of sacrifice i.e. Bakrid in the school, on18-07-2022 outlining its significance through a short programme. Dr. Shaista Jamadar was the chief guest of the programme. Dances, Qawali and speeches by the children highlighted the clear message of love and sacrifice. The chief guest addressed the gathering and delivered a meaningful message on the festival of sacrifice. Thanks to our generous parents for sweetening the mouths of children with sweets.

“Hide not your talents, they for use were made, What's a sundial in the shade?” Says Benjamin Franklin
Every artist was first an amateur. Talent is something that makes you excel in a task more than someone else. If you are naturally good at something, you have got the talent for it. Talent Hunt is one such event, which gives a platform to students to represent their talents in any field. Keeping this in mind, Fr. Sunil Cornelio, Headmaster of SJV School organized on 23rd July 2022 a virtual ‘Show your talent ‘session for all the students. Students participated enthusiastically and exhibited their talent in various activities. Some sang songs, some showcased their foot-tapping moves, while others narrated stories or recited rhymes. The students staged spectacular performances in colorful attires using fascinating props and backdrops making all parents and their teachers spellbound.

Blue Day Celebration : Infant Jesus School
“The sun is up the sky is blue Its Beautiful so are you.” LKG and UKG students were draped in blue as the celebration of Blue day was organized. Children wore the blue dress and danced for the Blue Song. Children brought to school whatever blue thing they could find at home. The day was fantastic and enchanting

Mr Remy Rodrigues secures First Rank in M.Ed.
Mr Remy Rodrigues the assistant teacher of St Francis of Assisi school secured First Rank in Rani Chennamma University Belagavi, in M.ed examination. He is also now a double degree holder. We congratulate him and wish him all the best in his career as teacher!

ISPL and DSPL Election : Infant Jesus School
The election of the SPL and DSPL was carried out methodically by the teaching staff of the school. The election was held at the beginning of the academic year. The students appreciated getting a sneak peek at the election process.

Blue day celebration by kindergartners of Trinity Central School
“Let the blue sky meet the blue sea and all is blue for a time.” - Mancy Barbour
Kindergartners of Trinity Central School celebrated “Blue day” on the 15th of July 2022. All the kids dressed up in shades of blue showcased pleasant and cool blue day. The classrooms were decorated with blue balloons and children were introduced to various objects that were blue in colour. Different objects of shades of blue were displayed in the classrooms like blue umbrella, blue car, blue cap, blue flowers, etc. Children were made to name different pictures in the classroom that had blue colour in them in order to have a clear sense of colour and its importance. The teachers guided the children in making charts that included all the things in the surroundings that were blue in colour like the ferns, clouds, ocean, dolphin, umbrella, etc. It was an amazing learning experience for children as the importance of saving water (shade of blue) was also taught on this day.

International Yoga Day : Infant Jesus School
International Yoga day was celebrated in the school. Mr Shivamurthy taught some important Yogic exercises to the students and briefed the importance of Yoga for the healthy life.

Environment Day : Infant Jesus School
The school marked the occasion of Environment Day by participating in a tree-planting activity on the school grounds. 1st graders organized the program me with the assistance of the other teachers. The Principal, Fr. Andrew Jayaraj, advised the kids to take care of and safeguard the environment since it is the abode of all.

Inaugural Day : Infant Jesus School
A quote attributed to Plato states that "Begging is the essential part of the work." The beginning of the academic year 2022-2023 got off to a fantastic start with the participation of Fr. Robin Victor D'suoza at the inaugural event. On that day, children presented their varied abilities to everyone in attendance. The performanceof by Master Gandharvavudye stood out as the most alluring (recognition of person and thing blindfolded).The day was a very joyous occasion since it marked the arrival of Fr. Vincent Balraj as the new superior of Infant Jesus Nivas.

Investiture Ceremony @ ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI SCHOOL, Chikodi
“Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality”. St Francis of Assisi school conducted Investiture Ceremony on 4th July with full zeal and zest. This momentous occasion began with procession of newly elected school cabinet followed by prayer song and welcome dance. Fr. Jeson Fernandes, the principal, administered the oath taking ceremony to the SPL, DSPL and all other cabinet members. Thereafter, Fr. Principal offered a bouquet of flowers and wished them all the best in their new responsibility.

INVESTITURE CEREMONY @ Trinity Central School
To foster and promote leadership qualities in students, "The School Parliament" was formed on June 28, 2022. The students from grades 5 - 10 witnessed their leaders taking the oath and promising to work for the betterment of the school. Ms. Leona of grade 10 hosted the program by giving a brief introduction of the investiture ceremony. The Chief Guest of the program Rev. Fr Cyril Roshan Menezes, the Principal Rev. Fr Dominic Sunil Lobo, Vice Principal Rev. Fr Ravi Rajesh Serrao and the Academic Coordinator, Ms. Magdelina Lewis were present on the dais. Prayer is the raising of one's mind and heart to God which was melodiously sung by our school choir. Handing over the School and House flags to the newly elected Head Boy and the house captains was done by the Principal. The pinning of badges and cincturing of the sash was done by the dignitaries on the dais. "An oath is not to be made, but to be kept".

Vanamahotsava and Birthday Celebration of Fr. Wilfred Naveen at SJV School, Pothnal
Every year our School discovers new paths to plant the seeds for an Integral Ecology in the minds of the students. On 4th July, the School celebrated the Vanamahotsava – “Tree Planting Festival” and also the birthday celebration of Fr. Wilfred Naveen D’Silva OFM Cap. The day commenced by thanking God for the blessing of nature which sustains our life and for the gift of life bestowed on Fr. Wilfred Naveen, Asst Headmaster. The students hosted the celebration delivering informative messages, dancing, and singing. The Headmaster, Forest Officer Mr. Rajeev, the Nature’s Lover, Ravi Patil, staff, non-teaching staff, parents and students took pride in planting saplings on the school grounds.

International Yoga Day @ Trinity Central School
"Yoga is like music, the rhythm of the body, the melody of the mind and the harmony of the soul that creates the symphony of life". The International Yoga Day was celebrated on June 22, 2022. Master Aaryan from grade 10 hosted the program which lasted for an hour. The Lord's prayer was Sung by the students of Grade 9 and Grade 10 for an enthusiastic start. The presence of the Principal Rev. Fr. Dominic Sunil Lobo, Vice Principal Rev. Fr. Ravi Rajesh Serrao, Mr. Krishna Shridharan, former PTA president and the members from Patanjali Yoga Samithi: Miss. Anitha. N, Miss. Latha Hebsoor, Miss. Shashi Prabha, Ms. Shyamala and Ms. Sandhya made the day more meaningful. Dignitaries were welcomed florally by Miss. Clemitha of Grade 10. As light is the symbol of brightness and prosperity, dignitaries on the dais lighted the lamp.

Student Council Election @ Trinity Central School
True leaders understand that leadership is not about them, but about those they serve. True leaders don’t create followers, they create more leaders. Leadership is all about persuasion, presentation and people skills. To inculcate the leadership qualities in students and to nurture them for their future when they become the responsible citizens of our country, as well as to elect the student representatives among themselves, the student’s council election was held in the school on 22nd of June 2022. Six contestants for the post of the School Pupil Leader (SPL) and eight contestants for the post of Assistant School Pupil Leader contested. Prior to the election all the aspirants campaigned among their classmates and schoolmates to cast their vote respectively. Four different ballet counters were set up for different grades in order to maintain discipline and avoid confusion.

Talents Day @ Trinity Central School
Your talents determine what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it. Everyone has unique talents. Talents cannot be taught, but it is said that talents can be awakened. Some talents are exhibited while some are hidden. To bring out the talents of the students, to embrace their ability to exhibit them and share them, the ‘Talent’s Day’ for grades 1 to 10 was organised. It was an eventful occasion when the students exhibited their special interests in dancing, singing and acting. There were different forms of dance, songs in different languages, stand up comedy and acting with different themes. The eager little faces of the students looked up with wonder when their fellow schoolmates and classmates portrayed impressive solo performances.

Umbrella Decoration Competition @ ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI SCHOOL, Chikodi
St. Francis of Assisi School has organized an Umbrella Decoration Competition for classes 1 st to 4 th on 25 th June, 2022. All the students took part in this activity with great zeal and enthusiasm. The students had brought different decorative materials to decorate their umbrellas. The kids had such a fun time that it helped them express themselves in fun ways.

‘A sound health is the product of healthy cooking.’ To make the students aware of this fact and to experience the culinary skills St. Francis of Assisi School organized a Cooking without Fire Competition in the school for Classes 5 th to 10 th on 25 th June, 2022. All the students served a big spread of dishes at the competition. Participants had to prepare dishes without using any source of heat or prepared ingredients. It was a wonderful experience altogether for the children to know their exceptional talents.It was also a combination of knowledge and entertainment that helped the children to perceive the importance of conserving energy. The children spoke with confidence with judges regarding the various health benefits of the dishes prepared by them.

Yoga day celebration at Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya,Pothnal
The Yoga day was held very significantly at Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya School, Pothnal on June 21. The session was held on our school grounds. Students from classes Nursery to 10th took part in the celebration. The inaugural speech was given by the Headmaster Fr. Sunil Cornelio who emphasized the importance of Yoga and physical exercises in daily life. A group of students who were yoga students performed several asanas. They also performed standing and sitting asanas. One could understand by watching their performance that they have been practicing yoga for the last few years. Some of the seniors even did some of the tough asanas. Our yoga teacher showed us some simple and beginner asanas which we did for about 60 minutes. The session was organized. There were teachers all around us to help us in case we had trouble performing or understanding asanas. All the students participated eagerly.

Literary Competitions @ Trinity Central School
The classrooms of Trinity school witnessed the articulated voices of the students as they delivered their speeches, recited their poems and orated their declamation. Trinity has been always shining spotlight on the talents of its students. To bring out the literary talents of the students and to nurture them various competitions like pick and speak, elocution, recitation and poetry were conducted on 15th June, 2022. Pick and speak with topics such as My Family, A visit to the Park, My Favourite Festival, Best Gift I received on my Birthday, My Pet Animal , My Hobby, Importance of Farmers was organised for the students of grades 1 to 4. An Elocution competition and poem recitation in Kannada, English and Hindi with different topics was organised for the students of Grades 5 to 7. The students of grade 8 to 10 articulated, emphasised and declaimed the topics given for declamation. The students participated in all the competitions and displayed impressive public speaking skills.

Bhagavad Gita says, “Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self.” 8th International Yoga day was celebrated in a Yogi manner by all the students and teachers in the Assisi premises at 7.30am. Various Aasanas were performed zealously by the participants. Dr Rajendra Salagare (Paediatrics) was the chief guest of the day. Shreya, Kushi and doctor enlightened about the importance of the day and the benefits of practicing Yoga in our lives. All the students and teachers devotedly participated in the event.

"A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way and shows the way"
With this enthusiastic quote the School cabinet election process began with the campaigning on June 15, 2022.
Master Jnanesh from grade 10 hosted the campaign session which lasted for about 40 minutes; the dais glowed with the dynamic presence of the Principal, Rev. Fr Sunil Dominic Lobo and the Vice Principal Rev. Fr Ravi Rajesh Serrao. The Principal Rev Fr. Sunil Dominic Lobo addressed all the nominated members and announced the date of election to be on the 22nd of June, 2022. Six aspirants for School Pupil Leaders (SPL) and eight aspirants for Assistant School Pupil Leaders (ASPL) nominated their profiles, gave promising speeches asking for votes and also pledged that they'll work for the betterment of the School, support in the academics, maintaining discipline and promoting co-curricular activities. Creative logos such as Rainbow, Road, Tree, Unicorn, Light, Rising sun were displayed by the nominated members as their electoral symbol. The campaign was concluded by thanking the incharge teachers Mrs. Jesslin Preetha and Mrs. Manasi followed by the National anthem.

Vana Mahotsava at Trinity Central School by Kindergartners
“Be kind to every kind, not just mankind.” The kindergartners of Trinity central school celebrated the Vana Mahotsava on 10th of June 2022. All the children including the staff were dressed in green to celebrate the event. The teachers explained about the importance of flora and fauna in the environment and told the uses of trees around the nature. “To plant a tree is to plant a life”, the teachers guided the tiny tots on how to plant a seedling and the care one must take to bring up the tender ones. All the children were eager and excited to plant and water the sapling in the colourful flower pots in the classroom. In this way the children learnt how plants play a crucial role in the ecosystem.

PTA Gathering 2022-23 - Kindergarten  @ Trinity Central School
Together may we give our children the roots to grow and the wings to fly. The PTA gathering of Kindergarten parents and teachers took place on the 4th of June 2022 at the Trinitorium of Trinity Central School. The gathering was welcomed by Ms. Leslia Soares. The new Prinicipal Rev. Fr. Sunil Dominic Lobo, Ex-prinicipal Rev. Fr. Anil D Costa, Vice-Principal Rev.Fr. Ravi Rajesh Serrao, Academic co-ordinator Ms. Magdelina Lewis and Pre-primary section In-charge Ms. Renita Monteiro were present on the dais. Academic co-ordinator Ms. Magdelina Lewis introduced the kindergarten teachers and support staff to the gathering. Pre-primary section Incharge Ms. Renita Monteiro familiarized everyone about the rules and regulations of the school. Ms. Shifali gave an overview of the bus facilities and the routes of buses that will be plying from different areas to school. Rev. Fr. Sunil Dominic Lobo welcomed the parents and students to the new academic year. In the keynote address, he emphasized the importance of the parents and involvement of the teachers in the holistic development of the child’s progress.

Vanamahotsava Day @ Trinity Central School
‘Vanamahotsava Day’ is not just a celebration but also a reminder to take the best care of our mother nature. To create awareness about preserving the trees and nature ‘Vanamahotsava Day’ was celebrated in the school. The program began with the school choir leading the prayer. Dr. Surendra Shetty, an environmentalist and Asst Professor at NIIT, was the chief guest of the program. The ex PTA president Mr. Krishna Shridharan was also present. Rev. Fr Sunil Dominic Lobo, the Principal presided over the program. Rev. Fr Ravi Rajesh Serrao, the Vice Principal and Ms Magalina Lewis, the academic co-ordinator were present on the dais. The program was inaugurated by planting a sapling by all the dignitaries on the dais.

Drawing Competition at Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya, Pothnal
“In drawing, nothing is better than the first attempt.” –Pablo Picasso
On 11th of June,2022 Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya organized for all the students ‘Earth’s drawing’ competition in the School. This competition was aimed at motivating the young minds to show their creativity in the field of Art and also to demonstrate their Drawing skills.It was heartening to see the avid interest and the proficiency of the students.

Seminar on ‘Poetry’  @ Trinity Central School
“Poertry : the best words in the best order.”
A seminar on the topic, ‘Poetry, a discussion’ was organised for all the language teachers. Mr. Vishnu Murthy Prabhu, asst professor of Government First Grade college, Udupi was the resource person. Mr. Vishnu Murthy Prabhu stated that humans learnt languages through poems. He explained the elements of poetry and the chief concerns of poetry. He enunciated that poetry is the best way to bring out the hidden talents of the students. It soothens one’s mind and soul. He propounded that poetry can be taught in a very creative manner and suggested certain methods to teach poetry in the classroom. He discussed major parts of the poems with many examples. Ms. Volita Lewis welcomed the guest while Ms. Ramitha Anchan thanked the gathering. Rev. Fr Anil Dcosta, the principal, Ms. Magdalina Lewis, the academic co-ordinator and all the language teachers were present for the session.

Investiture Ceremony : Sneha Jyothi vidyalaya School
To provide leadership opportunities to the students, the school cabinet was formed through election. The school held the Investiture ceremony with great enthusiasm on 7-6-2022. It was a solemn occasion where young students were all prepared to don the mantle of leadership and discharge the responsibilities entrusted upon them. The event was animated by our Headmaster Rev. Fr. Sunil Cornelio. The SPL, ASPL along with the office bearers and the House leaders marched towards the dais for the oath taking ceremony. They were then honored by pinning the badges and handing over the flags by the Headmaster Rev. Fr. Sunil Cornelio who in his address emphasized the need of giving democratic education in the school. The program came to a halt with the School’s Anthem.

Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya School conducted the elections for the SPL and ASPL for the academic year 2022-23. Tenth Standard Students were given a chance to stand for the election of SPL. Ten Students contested for the post of SPL. Eighth and Ninth Standard students contested for the post of ASPL. They were 17 in total. All the candidates were given a chance to campaign through their own way. Each candidate was given a symbol. The election was held as a replica of the assembly elections. All the students from fifth to tenth standard participated in voting. The counter was set up for the verification of the identity cards after which the little finger of the left hand was marked with the ink and then the students were given the ballot paper for SPL followed by the ASPL ballot.

A session on effective methods of teaching Maths by Ms. Sudha Rao @ Trinity Central School
A workshop for all the Maths and Science teachers on ‘Effective methods of teaching Mathematics’ by Ms. Sudha Rao, Ex principal Vidyodaya Public School, Udupi was organised. Ms. Sudha Rao a profound Mathematics teacher, said that Mathematics was used by uncivilized people too. According to her it disciplines our life, as maths problem solving also helps us to solve our problems in life in a systematic way. She expounded practical teaching with different teaching aids. She stated that the infrastructure of the school also can be used practically and creatively to teach Mathematics to the students. She emphasised that teachers must give opportunities to the students to explore Mathematics through activity based teaching. She mainly suggested that teachers must instil love for the subject in students. She gave different methods for effective classroom teaching. She also gave some ideas to help students remember the formulas. Ms. Sudha Rao expressed how questioning in the class is very important, specially in Mathematics and gave certain methods to make teaching as well as learning effective. All the Science and Mathematics teachers were present for the session. Ms Srilatha welcomed the gathering and Ms Sneha Shetty proposed the vote of thanks.

Welcome back to the students for the academic year 2022-23  @ Trinity Central School
“Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end”.
Drawing the curtains to their summer vacation the students marched to the school with enthusiasm and vigour. With smiling faces the students trudged into the school campus. With decorative balloons tied all over the campus the students were welcomed to their classrooms by their teachers. After the hustle and bustle of their classroom and books, the students came down to the Trinitoium for their formal welcome. The assembly began with the prayer hymn, Here I am Oh Lord, sung by the teachers. Dr. Poornima Devadiga, Primary Section Head welcomed all the students to the new academic year 2022-23. During the program Rev. Fr Anil Dcosta , the guiding shepherd of Trinity Central School, for the past 9 years declared that he will step down as the Principal of the school, as he is been transferred to Bangalore and Rev. Fr Dominic Sunil Lobo will be the new principal. Rev. Fr Anil Dcosta welcomed Rev. Fr Sunil Lobo and wished him all the best.

PTA GATHERING – 2022-23 @ Trinity Central School
“Education is a shared commitment between dedicated teachers, motivated students and enthusiastic parents.” – Bob Bauprez
After two long years the first PTA gathering of the academic year 2022-23 was held on the 28th of May 2022.
The Principal Rev. Fr Anil Dcosta, Vice Principal Ravi Rajesh Serrao, Primary incharge Rev. Fr Lenson Lobo, Academic co-ordinator Ms Magdelina Lewis and PTA secretary Mrs. Chandini Niranjan were present on the dias. The program began with a beautiful prayer song, “Oh Lord light of the world…” sung by the teachers followed by lighting of the lamp symbolizing the light of the knowledge. Ms Sushma welcomed the gathering. Rev. Fr Ravi Rajesh Serrao introduced the teachers, support staff and transport crew to the parents and appreciated their untiring service to the school. The Principal Rev. Fr Anil Dcosta and the academic co-ordinator Ms Magdalina Lewis briefed about the academics. The routes of the different busses plying from different areas were briefed by Ms Shifali. For the academic year 2022-23 a new bus has been added to the current fleet of 17 buses in order to offer safe and convenient travel o the students. The principal Rev. Fr Anil Dcosta formed the PTA committee and chose the new parent teacher association members.

Workshop on Sensitive Teaching @ Trinity Central School
“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.”
A workshop on ‘sensitive education’ was organised in association with Rotary club Manipal for the teachers to understand the students of the present generation. Dr Deepa Marina Rasquina, Asst Professor, Dept of Clinical Psychology, Manipal College of Health Professions MAHE, Manipal was the resource person. Rtn Nithyanda Nayak, Secretary, Rotary club Manipal Town, Rtn Dr Depak Ram Bairy, Interact Co ordinator, Rev. Fr Anil Dcosta, Principal of the school, Rev. Fr Ravi Rajesh Serrao, Vice Principal were present for the inauguration of the program. Ms Aninditha welcomed the gathering. Rtn Nithyananda Nayak addressed the gathering. Dr Deepa Rasquina emphasised on the challenges faced by the teachers in handling the Gen-alpha students. Gen-alpha or generation alpha is the demographic cohort succeeding Generation Z.

Staff Development programme at Trinity Central School
Every person is a student till the end of his/her life. Nonetheless, this applies to teachers as well. With the academic year 2022-23 about to begin, the teachers of Trinity Central School had the privilege to attend a seminar given by Prof. Ronald Pinto as a part of the staff development programme on 25th May 2022. Ms. Preetha Carol Furtado welcomed him. Prof. Pinto is the current director of the Institute for Individual development and the Ex- Vice Principal of St. Aloysius College, Mangalore. He stressed upon the expectations the parents, students and management of the school have on the teachers and the strategies that the teachers could adopt to make classroom teaching effective. His talk included points on how we could evaluate ourselves as teachers and establish better student-teacher bond. The interactive session helped teachers to learn more efficient methods of teaching and was concluded with ten commandments every teacher should abide by. The programme ended with a vote of thanks by Ms. Andrea Dsouza.

Mind Mapping and Hypnosis’ session by Dr Surfraz J. Hasim : Trinity Central School, Perampalli.
“It is better to conquer yourself, than win a thousand battles. Then victory is yours.” – Buddha
Your mind is everything. What you think, you become. What you feel, you attract. What you imagine you create.
‘A mind mapping and Hypnosis’ session by Dr Surfraz J. Hasim was organised for all the teachers of Trinity Central School, Perampalli.
A mind map involves writing down a central theme and thinking of new and related ideas which radiate out from the centre. By focusing on key ideas written down in your own words and looking for connections between them, one can set goals and achieve them. Dr Surfraz J. Hasim is an internationally acclaimed mind trainer, psychologist, success coach, motivational speaker, hypnotherapist and master trainer & facilitator. He has undergone advanced training in various programmes such as hypnosis, mind power, counselling, neuro linguistic programming, life coaching, executive coaching, Sujok, Redikall and Pranik healing. He is currently serving as the Principal of P A First Grade College, Mangaluru.

Inauguration Ceremony of the Academic year 2022-23 : SNEHA JYOTHI VIDYALAYA POTHNAL
Education is the Mother of Leadership says Wendell Willkie.
The Inauguration of the Re-opening of the academic year 2022-23 was held on 16th May 2022 at 10.30am. Fr. Thomas Parish Priest St. Clare’s church Pothnal was the chief guest of the day. Headmaster Fr. Dominic Sunil Lobo, Fr. Sunil Cornelio, Sr. Sarita Dsouza, Sir Yunus, student representatives Spandana and Dev Bishwas were present on the Dais. The welcome address was given by the headmaster Fr. Dominic. Thereafter it was continued by invoking God’s blessings through a prayer service which was led by the students of class 10th. Thereafter followed by lamp lighting ceremony the chief guest, teachers and student representatives lighted the lamp and inaugurated the academic year 2022-23. The teaching and non-teaching staff were given floral welcome by Fr. Thomas and Fr. Sunil. The chief guest and Fr. Sunil shared their thoughts and wished good luck for the school. This first ever event of the academic year 2022-23 took a wind up while the Headmaster acknowledged the gathering with his thoughts and ideas.

On Friday 01st April 2022 the Convocation Ceremony of the Kindergarten Section of Trinity Central School, Perampalli was held with much fanfare at the school Trinitorium. Dressed in a grand hues of an eclectic blue with the golden sunshine elevating their glow, the young minds of UKG walked proudly to their seats of honour to the musical intonation of the drum. Led by Leslia Soares, the graduating class were accompanied by Chief Guest Fr. Johnson Sequeira, Principal of St. Mary’s English Medium School Udupi, Principal Fr. Anil D’Costa, Primary Section In-Charge Fr Lenson Lobo, Academic Co-ordinator Magdalena Lewis and Renita Monteiro, Pre-Primary Section Head. Compere Steffi Saldanha consented the formal introduction to the august gathering, after which the young voices of LKG led all in prayer through the hymn ‘Bind us together’. With radiating smiles, the young tots of LKG performed the welcome dance. Renita Monteiro welcomed the audience and gave a brief introduction of the Chief Guest as well. In his address to the graduating students, Fr. Johnson conveyed that this batch of students are an extremely special batch, who were part of an educational system who were involved in online as well as offline education. He appreciated the children for their efforts and also commended the teachers for their exceptional efforts.

Farewell - Grade 10 students  : TRINITY CENTRAL SCHOOL
‘Parting is such sweet sorrow’. On the morning of Friday, 11th March 2022 the hearts of the Grade 10 students were overwhelmed with bittersweet emotions as they entered into the portals of the institution for one last hurrah. Led by the formidable voices of Swasthik and Ruthwika of Grade 9, the students of Grade 10 were welcomed with pomp and music. The programme commenced with the invocation of the hymn ‘Oh Gracious Lord’ by the school choir. The august gathering was welcomed by Jnanesh. Principal Rev. Fr. Anil D’costa, Vice-Principal Fr. Ravi Serrao, Primary School In-charge Fr. Lenson Lobo, along with Academic co-ordinator Ms Magdaliena Lewis, Ms Jayanthi , teachers and students of Grade 5-8 were in attendance. Students of the graduating batch - Ms Aslyn, Ms Shristi, Master Harsha, Ms Rania, Ms Prerna shared their experiences of being a Trinitarian. Echoing similar sentiments, they expressed how grateful and proud they feel, as Trinitarians. Whilst they are sad that they are leaving school, they expressed that it is only the building that they are leaving - fond memories will remain forever. On behalf of all the teacher, Ms Jesslin Preetha, expressed her sentiments and shared valuable advice to the outgoing students. Assistant Academic Co-ordinator Ms Jayanthi also shared her valuable experience and advice with the students.

On 2nd March, the students of Grade 5 - 10 gathered at the Trinitorium to be witness to the School Parliament in live session. Speaker Ms Rania and Assistant Speaker Master Braden commenced the session. The Opposition led by Master Harsha brought across the board the various issues for the Ruling Party to answer. Speaker also conveyed her stance and opinions, and also assured that the issues will be adhered to. The audience was also given a chance to convey their grievieances and suggestions. Convenor Ms Archana shared her opinion and also offered valuable suggestions on how the issues raised by the students, would be looked into and resolved. Principal Fr. Anil D’costa in cognizance of the maters raised, conveyed that the session was good and that all the speakers had done a good job. He reiterated on various matters of discipline and conveyed that indiscipline in any way will not be tolerated in school. Overall, the Parliament Session was a resounding success.

On February 22nd 2022, students of Grade 1-10 gathered at the school Trinitorium to extend a gracious welcome to the Rev. Fr. Robin D’souza - Executive Secretary of the Capuchin Education Board. After the morning prayer, Principal Rev. Fr. Anil D’costa welcomed Fr. Robin with the customary shawl. Fr. Robin, in his message to the students conveyed that discipline is a bridge between goal and accomplishment. Only when we are disciplined, our goals are clear and we will accomplish our tasks and win the day. He said that it is important to nurture ourselves in all aspects and by this we, as Trinitarians become shining examples for society to emulate. Fr. Robin said that he was extremely pleased to be in the midst of the Trinity family that has so beautifully carved a respectable niche for itself in society.

Get ready to fight Corona Virus : ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI SCHOOL, Chikodi
Students of IX and X std were administered vaccination in the school. Two of the medical staff from the Chikodi Government Hospital registered students details and administered Covid-19 vaccine. Students were allowed a brief period under observation before they were permitted to go to their homes for rest.

As the cold breeze wafted across a sky dressed in the warmth of yellow, and sequinned in white, mellifluous patriotic voices filled the air. Today, we celebrate our 73rd Republic Day - a day embedded in the lives of every Indian citizen reminding them of the responsibility towards their nation, and to live in secular and democratic equality, solidarity, justice and liberty. As the clock struck 0900 hours, teachers led by our Principal Rev. Fr. Anil D’Costa gathered at the school grounds to pay their patriotic obeisance, in commemoration of this wonderful day. Fr. Anil D’Costa hoisted the flag. With hands raised in salutations, rich tributes were paid with the rendition of the National Anthem and ‘Vijay Vishwa Tirangaa Pyaara’. In his address to the gathering , Fr. Anil conveyed the need for one to wholly understand the importance of this day. He iterated on how, we as Indians must always remind ourselves and our brethren on the principles laid down in the Preamble of the Constitution of India.
Wishing everyone a Happy 73rd Republic Day !

In keeping with the directives issued by the government, a vaccination drive was held in the school premises on Tuesday January 4th 2022. A collective of 105 students from Grades 9 and 10 were inoculated with the first dose of Covaxin. Dr. Charmaine (District Health Officer) and her team of medicos from Government Hospital, Ajjarkad, Udupi administered the vaccine to the students. With able support and co-operation from the parents and students, the vaccination drive was a success.

‘It’s a time of joy, a time of peace, and a time when hearts are set free.’ It is the joyous moment when, we await the coming of the Saviour of the world, our Lord Jesus Christ.’ Yes, the season of cheer and joy is here - Christmas. With excitement in their hearts, enthusiastic students of Grades 5-10 made their way in the portals of the school Trinitorium eagerly awaiting to experience the joy of Christmas. The Christmas festivities commenced with the hymn ‘Lord, I lift your name on high’. With Jesus’ birth, a new light shone across the world. This glorious light was illuminated in all its brightness as our Principal Rev. Fr. Anil D’Costa, Pre-Primary In charge Fr. Lenson Lobo and Academic Co-ordinator Ms Magdalena Lewis, along with the teachers lit candles at the crib, thus ushering the augur of the Christmas celebrations. Students of Grade 5 danced to the merry foot-tapping tunes of ‘’, a Telugu Christmas song. Blending old Christmas traditions with modern Christmas jingles, the students of Grades 9 and 10, conveyed to the gathering the true significance of the Christmas season.

‘It’s a time of joy, a time of peace, and a time when hearts are set free.’ It is the joyous moment when, we await the coming of the Saviour of the world, our Lord Jesus Christ.’  Yes, the season of cheer and joy is here - Christmas. With excitement in their hearts, our tiny tots of the kindergarten and students of the Primary Section made their way in the portals of the school Trinitorium eagerly awaiting to experience the joy of Christmas. The Christmas festivities commenced with a beautiful prayer song, led by the lovely children of UKG. Ms Seana of Grade 4 welcomed the gathering. The placing of the Babe Jesus in the Christmas star by our Principal Rev. Fr. Anil D’Costa, Pre-Primary In charge Fr. Lenson Lobo and Academic Co-ordinator Ms Magdalena Lewis, heralded the commencement of the Christmas celebrations. After the cordial welcome rendered by Ms Seana, the portals of the school campus were filled with the mellifluous voices of the students of Grades 3 and 4, as they sung a medley of Christmas carols.

Christmas is a season of joy. And joy came in abundance on 19th December, when our school won the 1st prize in the Natal Soban Christmas competition conducted under the aegis of Daijiworld Udupi, held at St. Mary’s School, Kannarpady Udupi. The Trinity team performed a song, tableau and dance for the competition. On behalf of all Trinitarians, we congratulate the Trinity team for their astounding success; and we thank Daijiworld Udupi for giving us this wonderful opportunity.

INVESTITURE CEREMONY :  : Trinity Central School
On 17th December, the Investiture Ceremony was held in the school premises. The programme commenced with the lighting of the lamp. Fr. Norbert was the guest of honour. Joining him on the dais was our Principal Rev. Fr. Anil D’costa, Administrator Fr. Ravi Serrao, Pre-primary Section In-charge Fr. Lenson Lobo and Academic Co-ordinator Ms Magadelina Lewis. The newly elected leaders were rendered the oath of office by our Principal Rev. Fr. Anil D’costa. Badges were also pinned.

Said Shakespeare ‘Parting is such sweet sorrow, but good byes are not forever’
On December 13th 2021, the Trinity family bid adieu to the school’s stalwart, mentor and inspirational motivator Rev. Fr. Claud Mascarenhas , our beloved Correspondent, who moved seven seas across to the American island of Guam. Fr. Claud Mascarenhas started his tryst with Trinity Central School, almost 8 years ago and he has been a visionary guide and mentor in bringing the school to the threshold of success that it is proud of today. Fr. Claud always had a smile on his face, and though a man of few words he was always there whenever one needed him. Fr. Claud was honoured with the customary shawl, flowers and fruits and a memento was also presented, along with a card that carried the wishes and sentiments of all the staff. Academic Co-ordinator Ms Magdalena Lewis expressed her emotions on behalf of all the staff, and students Ms Ashlyn and Ms Adya, too shared their experiences. In his swansong, Fr Claud conveyed that in order to succeed one must have a dream, and be confident. Confidence is the key to success, and we must be faithful in our hard work and perseverance in all that we do. The short programme concluded with the staff and students extending their wishes to Fr. Claud. The programme was compered by Ms Shifa. Special Lunch was served to all.

Blood Donation Camp @ Darshan College
You don’t have to be a doctor to save lives, just donate blood. One of the acts of charity that everyone can perform is donation of blood. A small amount of blood can save at least 3 lives. With this noble thought Darshan College, in collaboration with the Indian Red Cross Society organized a blood donation camp. This gave an opportunity to many students, parents and faculty as well, to participate and be the part of saving lives. The blood you donate gives someone another chance at chance. One day that someone may be a close relative, a friend, a loved one or even you.

Kargil Vijay Diwas @ Darshan College
‘I’ll either come back after raising the Indian flag in victory or return wrapped in it, but I will come for sure’ – Late Captain Vikram Batra. A grateful nation pays homage to all those who served the nation during War. Our brave Soldiers ensured that India remains protected and gave a befitting answer to those who tried to vitiate the atmosphere of peace. We salute the ultimate sacrifice of the martyrs of Kargil. Darshan College NCC Unit organized a tributary event to pay homage to the great Soldiers who fought the Kargil war. Rev. Fr. Vijesh Menezes who was the Chief Guest for the event rightly said that it is not the celebration of war but the celebration of the Victory. The NCC Cadets staged a heart wrenching program reminding everyone present that love for the nation should be in action. Years might fly faster but the memories of Kargil are etched deeper in the hearts of Indian Citizens evoking and inflaming the Spirit of Patriotism.

ONLINE CLASSES - MS TEAMS APP : Trinity Central School
A wise person once said ‘At times, life throws curve balls that you would not know which direction to look and the future looks bleak. But whatever the situation, learning must never stop.‘
An ominous curve ball Covid threw life out of gear, putting the future of children in uncertain hands. While schools still remain shut, learning never took a back-seat. Education saw a new form in virtual reality, as classes went online. Whilst in the previous academic year (2020-21), we were sending video recordings, for the current academic year we, at Trinity Central School thought that it had been far too long of being separated from our students, and so, in keeping with the times we decided to take a confident plunge into virtuality, by introducing the MS Teams App. A student friendly app, in which through live classes students and teachers can interact with each other creating a class room like atmosphere, that our students have so dearly missed. We look forward to an amazing and successful year, with the MS Teams App.

“Success come to those who work with earnest determination, with a steadfast will-power even in the most towering of challenges.”
In the wake of the pandemic, much has been said about the un-nerving effects that has caused ripples in the education sector, confining students to learn from a 10-inch screen; and with Board Exams cancelled students were apprehensive about their future. However, any unprecedented challenge can be conquered with a confident vision. Keeping their vision in focus, students and teachers of Grade 10 of Trinity Central School, Perampalli took the bull by the horns to become ‘matador’ . For a seventh consecutive time, the school has secured 100% results in the ICSE Board Examinations, with fantastic results. Of the 47 students that appeared for the exams, 3 students topped the charts with scores of 95% and above, 28 students scored 85% and above and 16 students securing 75% and above. Ms Krissel Monteiro took home the honours with a brilliant 96%, along with Ms Anisha D’silva and Master Astle Fernandes who scored 95.4% and 95.2% respectively. The Management, Principal and staff extends their congratulations to all the students for the excellent performance, and wish them the very best in all their future endeavours.

“ Yoga is not a religion. It is a science of well-being and integrity in culminating together as ONE - the body, mind and soul.”
On June 21st 2021, as the world came together in the brisk hours of dawn to commemorate International Yoga Day, we too , at Trinity Central School took to the virtual world in celebrating this day. Spearheaded by Ms Sunitha, the programme commenced with an invitation to hope by dispelling of darkness, through the lighting of the lamp by our Principal Rev. Fr. Anil D’Costa, along with Fr. Lenson Lobo and our Physical Education instructors Ms Pallavi Naik and Mr Bharath. Ms Shrilatha, through her thoughtful speech and presentation conveyed the importance and benefits of practising yoga in our daily lives. This was followed by presentation of the most important basics of Yoga - the Surya namaskar by our P.E teachers. In his closing words, our principal shared his thoughts on the need for Yoga in our lives especially in these testing waters of the pandemic situation. The virtual yoga day celebrations can be viewed through with this link: https://youtu.be/BUMq36jyaRc

Vaccination Drive @ Darshan College
Vaccines are one of the best things that ever happened in medicines. The Covid 19 Pandemic has created a new normal with social distancing, wearing masks, virtual classes etc. Yet it’s not to be considered as a victory of Corona Virus. The United fight against the deadly virus continues and grows stronger with every awareness program conducted, with every inoculation done. With this motivation, Darshan College organized 3 Vaccination drives with the help and support of Ullal Public Health Centre. The Teaching, Non-Teaching Staff, Students and a few people in the vicinity were vaccinated in the college campus. It was a small step to facilitate the global effort to destabilize the Virus: Be vaccinated, be safe.

Resource Person: Prof Ronald Pinto : Date: Monday, 19 April 2021

‘If there is a will, there is a way’. This proverb is as old as Galileo, for its importance lies in those words. Much importance is given for the Board exams, whether 10th or 12th for it sets the recourse to a student’s future. However, one question that forever prevails, which too, is, as old as Galileo is - what next after 10th /12th ? Music soothes when tension bangs. Bringing the students at ease with an interestingly, foot-tapping song, renowned Career Counsellor, Prof. Ronald Pinto, brought in the livery and students’ mind at ease, as he commenced his session with the Grade 10 students. The session began with Prof. Pinto explaining to the students the difference between a job and a career. In a job, all that you work for is to fill your daily bread basket, i.e., its only your wages or salary that gets credited to your account. However, when you think of career - it is not just a job, but when you work with enthusiasm and follow your passion, there is a sense of fulfilment. This feeling of job satisfaction is what defines a person’s career.

Savithribai Pule’s Birthday Celebration @ Darshan College
Knowledge is like a fire. Which must first be kindled by some external agent, but will afterwards always propagate itself. January 3 marks the birth anniversary of Savitribai Phule. She was known for her contribution in the field of women’s education and pioneering the women’s rights movement in India way before it became the norm. 15 Government School kids from in and around the neighborhood of Aurad (B) Village, Kalaburgi, Karnataka were encouraged to pursue education in spite of all odds. The details about the Important contributions made by Savithri Bai Phule for the upliftment of Women’s Education were briefed to them. Later, distribution of Books from Darshan College to the students was organized. A pledge to be educated and also to motivate others to be literates and end the misery of the oppressed and forsaken was taken during the event.

Beti Utsav @ Darshan College
A Girl Child is a pride and future of the nation. Empowering your girl child means empowering your future. We are human beings, brought into this beautiful planet by a woman. The struggle of a girl child begins even before the day she is born. She is ‘lucky’ if she is allowed to be born. Even after birth, the girl child faces discrimination and oppression. With a view to create awareness about the scenario with all the young minds, Beti Utsav was celebrated on 25th of January 2021. The Resource Person Dr. Usha Mohan, Motivational Speaker and chief counselor, Senior Traffic Warden, Zonal in-charge, Upparpet Limits focused on these vital aspects: Trafficking, Sexual Abuse, Female Foeticide, Women Safety, Menstrual Cycle and Hygiene. Give the girls wings to fly and not the pain to cry and die.

Marathon – a Run for Unity @ Darshan College
When you run the marathon you run against the distance, not against the other runners and not against the time – Heile Gebrselassie. The pride in finishing a Marathon is much greater than all the pain endured during the marathon. Department of Physical Education Darshan College organized a 5 Km Marathon – a Run for Unity. More than 200 participants took part in the event. Faculty, Students and even volunteers from the general public enthusiastically participated and reached the finish line with fulfillment. If you want to run, run a mile; if you want to experience a different life run a Marathon. Finishing a Marathon is a state of mind that says anything is possible.

NOVATO FIESTA @ Darshan College
‘There is a miracle in every new beginning’- Hermann Hesse. With realistic dreams for the future, filled with the spirit to realize them, the Freshers began this academic year. The Freshers’ Day celebration was held at our institution on 9th March 2021, with extravaganza to make the Freshers feel at home. It was an explosion of talent, showcasing the performances by the senior and super senior students. Rev. Fr. Robin Victor D Souza, Executive Secretary, Capuchin Executive Board, was the Chief Guest for the Occasion. He appreciated the efforts of the management and the faculty in building this Institution into a vibrant and lively one by providing a platform for numerous activities and urged the students to make full use of them. He also advised the students to be focused, hard-working and have perseverance. A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

“Life is the most difficult exam. Many people fail because they try to copy others; Not realizing that everyone has a different question paper.” In order to shine in this competitive era, only the classroom education cannot contribute to the success of the students, but various certification courses and seminars are much needed for the overall development of the students. In this regard, IQAC and Placement Cell of Darshan College had organized a seminar on value added courses on 18/01/2021 presided by Mr. Anil Kumar, HR Expert. Technology and transformation plays a vital role in today’s current scenario. In order to imbibe technology within us, the first step is awareness and the second step is acceptance. In this regard, an opportunity was given to Darshanites to be aware of the situation of employability in them pertaining to Banking, Advanced Excel, Digital Marketing, Coding, Python, etc.

Seminar on Tips for Attending Interview @ Darshan College
“The goal of education is understanding and the goal of training is performance.” Every single job is a challenge. We are walking into a new set, a new character, creating a World and trying to get comfortable to do our best work. With a view to provide key aspects to attend interviews, IQAC and Placement cell of Darshan College had organized a seminar on Tips for attending interview on 18/01/2021. Aspects such as Dressing Etiquette, Body Language, Way of Answering, Self Introduction, Resume Preparation and other related mannerisms were trained to the students in the seminar. In-charge Professor Mr. Mohammed Tazeer laid down the tips and tricks for the students to face their first interview.

Having been nestled in the cosiness of their homes for nearly ten months, the wide smiles and cheerful whispers said it all. Bidding goodbye to online classes, the students of Grade 6-8 released colourful balloons into the air, as they kick started their journey back to school. As the curtains were drawn by our Principal Rev. Fr. Anil D’Costa, along with our Vice Principal Rev. Fr. Ravi Serrao, Academic Co-ordinators and teachers; students walked into the school portals under a continuous shower of aromatic petals. Students were also gifted stationary reminding them that, from today, it’s a new dawn towards a fruitful future. Beautiful diyas were also lit dispelling the darkness that had loomed all these months. Prayer is not only our physical sustenance but also our spiritual guide. The chimes of voices resonated with the prayer song ‘As the deer pants for water’. Ms Jayanthi, Assistant Academic Co-ordinator welcomed the students on behalf of all present.

“Toughness is in the soul and spirit, not in muscles”. On 18th January 2021, the wait was finally over for the Grade 9 students of our school. Along with our Principal Rev. Fr. Anil D’Costa, Vice Principal Fr. Ravi Serrao, Co-ordinators and teachers, miniature corona viruses were nipped at the bud as the ceremonial ribbon was cut, and a shower of fragrant petals filled the air. Each student was presented with a packet of vegetable seeds, reminding them that they are the ambassadors of the future generations to come. God’s blessings were invoked as all prayerfully sang ‘Bind us together’ . Ms Magdaliena Lewis, Academic Co-ordinator welcomed the students after which our Vice-Principal Rev. Fr. Ravi Rajesh Serrao addressed the students. The students also had a counselling session with Ms Veronica, the school counsellor. Fun and engaging games were conducted to assist the students holistically rejuvenate themselves. After a short break, regular classes resumed for the students, with all Covid-19 guidelines and regulations in place.

“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable willing spirit”. Education in 2020 nose-dived to an uncertain oblivion as the world was clouded by a silent virus, that no one saw coming. Despite these adversities, education took the virtual route to ensure that the students are kept abreast of their studies. Re-opening of schools was a continuous dilemma, ever since the doors opened after the lockdown.Ten months later, with joyous hearts, Trinity Central school opened their portals to the Grade 10 students. After a long hiatus, our students were back, ecstatic and rejuvenated. After the preliminary temperature check and sanitization, students along with our Principal Rev.Fr.Anil D’Costa, Vice Principal Fr. Ravi Serrao, Administrators tore open the Corona monster marched forward to renewed beginnings, welcomed by a cloudburst of fragrant petals by the teachers.

Christmas Celebrations at Trinity Central School
‘It’s a time of joy, a time of peace, a time of giving. A time when we all come together as one’. Christmas is a celebration that is most anticipated by all irrespective of race or religion, caste or creed. At Trinity Central School, the celebrations were doubly jubilant as we received an amazing opportunity from Daijiworld TV Udupi, to present a Christmas programme – ‘Christhanjali’ on their prestigious channel. The Christmas programme, envisioned and performed by our teachers, commenced with a meaningful introductory message conveyed by our Principal, Rev. Fr. Anil D’Costa. The joy of Christmas rang out loud, as a medley of Christmas carols echoed across the skies. In her Christmas message, Ms Magdalena Lewis, Academic Co-ordinator expressed that Christmas, isn’t just about the cake, crib, lights and sweets.

A beautiful saying goes “ With the birth of every new child, there is a hope born that God is not angry with us”. Truly, our children are our pride and honour, as in every child we see the future of a better tomorrow. November 14th, a day synonymous with the chuckles of innocent laughter and joyous mood; for, this is the day when we celebrate childhood, dedicated in honour, and on the birth anniversary of our first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. Though COVID has played spoilsport to the celebrations which was usually held at school, we at Trinity Central School did not let the green monster, subdue the vibrancy of this day. The festivities in its virtuality (virtual-reality), commenced with a flashback of the memorable event that was held in the last academic year, i.e 14.11.2019.

Covid-19 Medical Camp @ Darshan College
“Health is wealth as we all know; Hygiene is the way to make it grow. Actions are little in to and fro, but we have to go with the flow”. Health is given the highest importance in the life of a human person. Each individual makes every effort to maintain ones health. As notified by the State Government and Bangalore University regarding opening of the Degree Colleges from 17th November onwards, Darshan College in collaboration with BBMP organized a Covid-19 Medical Camp for the Degree students on 13th November, Friday. Our College had a huge response as 190 students along with the Management, Faculty and Domestic staff got tested. The Medical team carried out this Covid-19 RT-PCR Test free of charge. In a couple of days, all experienced a sigh of relief as all were tested negative. To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.

Farewell Programme @ Darshan College
Every beginning has an end and every end is a new beginning. A year starts, a year ends; only to give birth to another. The Faculty along with a few Degree students organized a befitting Farewell programme to the Final Year Students. It was not a day to bid farewell but to cherish all the beautiful memories shared together in this abode of knowledge. Some of the final year students shared a part of their wonderful reminiscence from among the vast substantial experience in the campus and thanked the Faculty members for grooming them to face the challenges of life. There was thrill and joyous outburst as the medals were presented to the winners of various events held in the Academic year 2019-2020. Both the Director and the Principal appreciated the Students and at the same time expressed a few heart-touching motivational sparks for their future betterment. The final year students adorned with traditional attire added flavour to the celebration. The two hardest things to say in life are hello for the first time and good-bye for the last.

Fit India Run @ Darshan College
Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live in. Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body but also the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity. In order to motivate the individuals regarding cultivating the habit of physical fitness, the Department of Physical Education of Darshan College organized Fit India Campaign in collaboration with IQAC, NCC, NSS and Red Cross units. Fit India Run helps us to boost our fitness and remain free from all physical and mental restraints. The College students of different units along with the Degree Faculty went jogging within the campus and around the vicinity for about 3 kilometres to create awareness among the people regarding physical fitness. We need to consider using physical activity and exercise as a strategy to maintain health during this stressful period. Fit is not a destination; it is a way of life.

The historic stroke at the midnight dawn of August 15th 1947 is a moment that is etched in the heart, mind and soul of every Indian. 73 years later, the sunny and clear blue skies established new vigour and patriotism as the teachers of Trinity Central School, Perampalli gathered in the precincts of the school, to commemorate the 74th Independence Day. Rev. Fr. Claude Mascarenhas, Correspondent and Guardian of Trinity Vihar was the Chief Guest of the programme. He was joined by Rev. Fr. Anil D’costa, Principal and Fr. Ravi Rajesh Serrao, the Vice Principal, along with the teachers. The programme began with the customary hoisting of the National flag, followed by the rendition of the National Anthem and Vande Mataram. India is an amalgamation of traditions, beliefs, cultures and symbolic expressions. India’s vibrant culture was brought alive in the programme presented by the teachers. The programme commenced with an inspiring speech by Ms Sukhitha, who iterated the importance of true patriotism and our responsibilities as Indians.

Independence Day Celebration @ St Anthony’s Institutions
Where liberty dwells, there is my country. With burning fire of love for the country and bubbling patriotic spirit, the Anthonian family gathered together on the 15th of August 2020 to pay honour and respect to our Nation, India. The Chief Guest Rev. Fr Robin Victor D’Souza, OFM Cap, Executive Secretary, CEB unfurled the tri-colour National flag and in his speech, quoted John F Kennedy’s historic words, “Ask not what your country can do for you – ask what you can do for the country”. Rev. Fr Roshan Rosario, Director, St Anthony’s Institutions highlighted that freedom and responsibility are the two sides of the same coin. The Independence Day programme was well-organized by the NCC Unit of our College under the able leadership of our Physical Education Director, Mr Srinidhi Siddharth. Amidst the pandemic situation, the 74th Independence Day was celebrated with great fervour and enthusiasm at St Anthony’s Institutions, Bangalore. May we always have the freedom to choose, freedom to dream and freedom to live.

Release of Jñāna Samruddhi -- Decennial Souvenir @ St Anthony’s Institutions
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. St Anthony’s Institutions (Darshan College & St Anthony’s PU College) remains ever indebted to God as it completes an illustrious decade of its academic excellence. To reminisce this glorious milestone in the mind of every person, ‘Jñāna Samruddhi’ the Decennial Souvenir has been brought out as a small token of love and gratitude to all who worked and walked through the portals of St Anthony’s Institutions, Kengeri, Bangalore. ‘Jñāna Samruddhi’ which means prosperity in knowledge nurtures, invests, cultivates and develops young minds towards academic excellence. We see a glow of approval, appreciation, approbation and admiration as we skim the pages of the Souvenir. This Decennial Souvenir was solemnly released at the hands of Rev. Fr Alwyn Dias, President, St Anthony’s Institutions along with Rev. Fr Robin D’Souza, Executive Secretary, CEB in the presence of a few Capuchin Friars. Fr Royston D’Souza, Chief Editor was heartily felicitated by the august gathering. Hail! St Anthony’s Institutions.

Academic Achievement of Anthonians
Excellence is never an accident; it is the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction, skillful execution and the vision to see obstacles as opportunities. St Anthony’s PU College, Kengeri, Bangalore has achieved 99% results in the II Pre-University Annual Examination conducted by the Department of PU Board of Education, Karnataka. Among those appeared, 31 have passed with Distinctions, 27 with Higher First Class, 72 with First Class and 32 with Second Class marks. Science and Arts streams have secured 100% and Commerce 99% results. Besides, Harshitha R has brought glory and fame to the Institution by securing 8th Rank in Arts in Bangalore South District. The Management, Principal and Faculties have congratulated the students for their stupendous performance and thanked the parents for their unstinted support in achieving this remarkable milestone since its inception a decade ago. St Anthony’s PU College will continue to remain as an abode of wisdom that ensures Holistic Development to the Leaders of tomorrow. Education is the key to unlock the Golden door of Freedom.

Feast of St Anthony of Padua, Our Patron @ St Anthony’s Institutions
Actions speak louder than Words; let your Words teach and your Actions speak says St Anthony of Padua. The Friars of Shanthi Nivas and a few faithful of the neighbourhood were spruced up with joy and happiness to celebrate the feast of St Anthony of Padua, the Patron of St Anthony’s Institutions, Kengeri, Bangalore. Fr Joy D’Souza, Vicar and Principal, Darshan College officiated the Holy Mass and Fr Roshan Rosario, Guardian and Director, St Anthony’s Institutions preached a captivating homily. In the evening, we participated in the inauguration and blessing of the newly renovated Director’s Office. Rev. Fr Alwyn Dias, Provincial, Holy Trinity Province, Karnataka invoked God’s blessings on the gathered. Fr Robin D’Souza and Fr William Prabhu, Provincial Councillors inaugurated the Office by cutting the ribbon. The gracious presence of the neighbouring Capuchin Fathers doubled the joy of the celebration. Mr Anthony Das and Mr Balraj, the Contractors were felicitated after the blessing ceremony. He prays best who does not know that he is praying.

S.J.V Management and staff conducted parents meet on 9th of June at 9.40 a.m in the school campus. The main purpose of conducting this meeting was to know the opinion of parents on reopening of the school during this period of Covid -19. Parents actively gave their opinion during this meeting.
The points are as follows:
1. Most of the parents said it’s very difficult to follow the rules of Covid - 19.
2. Re-opening of the school for K.G to 7th is very risky.
3. Using of sanitizer is harmful for the children’s health.
4. Using of common toilet, water, and transportation is very risky.
5. Most of the parents said till the Government gets the solution for the Covid -19 not to start the school for about two to three months.
6. Parents opinion is to start classes for high school.
7. Conduct the classes by dividing the students on alternative days.

COVID-19 Relief @ St Anthony’s Institutions
What the world needs now is solidarity. With solidarity we can defeat the virus and build a better world. In response to this call for action, Darshan College and St Anthony’s PU College, units of St Anthony’s Institutions have passionately plunged into action to carry out the relief work to the distressed and the derelict of the society on account of Covid-19 pandemic. This gesture of Charity was implemented in three phases. Firstly, the Institute took the initiative to provide food kits containing various grocery items to 40 poor Students’ families and a few neighbouring families. Secondly, a good number of daily labourers and slum dwellers of the rural areas were the recipients of this noble venture. Thirdly, the BBMP which represents the third level of Government was helped. The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike is the administrative body responsible for civic amenities and some infrastructural assets of the Greater Bangalore metropolitan area. Nearly 120 BBMP workers in and around Kengeri zone were the beneficiaries of the Covid-19 relief material.

A Day Out @ Darshan College
A journey is best measured in friends and family rather than miles. According to experts, trips not only help to get relaxation from regular chores but also helps in increasing self-dependence, enhancing creativity, boosts confidence and increase the sociability of individuals. With a view to leave the footprints and cherish long lasting memories, Darshan college had organized trip exclusively for the Final year students to the ‘Adventurous town’ Dandeli, Yana- which is a place of tourist interest because of its unique karst rock formation and to Coastal Karnataka. Our visit was not only restricted to the adventurous activities but also included visit to shrines. In this regard, students were also taken to Our Lady of Fathima Church, Perampalli and Udupi Shri Krishna Mutt. There was also a part for enjoyment and exclusive excitement in Malpe and Panambur beaches. Our memories are the only paradise from which we can never be expelled. Creating memories is a priceless gift.

Respect and Love for the Animals and its Needs  : Infant Jesus School
“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” Says Anatole France. Infantines were given awareness on the respect and love for the animals and its needs. Inspired buy this students came forward to do their might bay preparing water containers for the birds to satisfy their thrust this summer. The entire activity brought in them the sensitivity towards animals and other creatures that every human being should have.

“Almost every successful person begins with two beliefs: the future can be better than the present and I have the power to do so.” On 28th Feb 2020, the students of Grade 9 spent a productive and enriching afternoon with Fr. Kiran of Don Bosco Youth Centre, Shirva. Fr. Kiran initiated the session with creative ice breaker, wherein students were divided into 5 groups and were given a newspaper. The students had to create some interest using the newspaper in any way possible using content or making craft. After this innovatively resourceful activity, Fr. Kiran proceeded towards his core of his seminar – all about successful people. Fr. Kiran informed that successful people are not just created – they are born from their hardwork, perseverance and above all education the good education that makes all the difference. Further he said that our presence will be distinguished by our good personality and importantly by the company that we keep, i.e. our friends. Successful people in the most dire of situations find a way out. And this thought continued, as Fr. Kiran explained to the students about the 3 thinkings - Positive thinking, Possibility thinking and Negative thinking. He said that it is imperative and desirable to keep a positive approach, even in the hardest and most difficult times of our lives.

Industrial Visit by Darshanites
Confidence… thrives on Honesty, on Honour, on the Sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection and on unselfish performance. Without them it cannot live. In order to merge theoretical learning with practical skills, Darshan College organized an Industrial Visit for the students to Karnataka Milk Federation, Mysore. Mysore Dairy is fully channelled from manual to machine which can be called ‘Mega-Digital’. The students were quite enthusiastic to know the milk-processing, packaging and selling methods together with the process of filtration and storage; various types of milk products are manufactured and sold to satisfy the desire of the customers. Towards evening, visit to Balmuri falls which is a small water cascade located at Srirangapatna was a thrilling experience to the group. The Students grabbed every opportunity to experience calmness and coolness of the water-fall by throwing themselves off in the cascade. The only source of knowledge is experience.

SEMINAR – ADOLESCENCE : Trinity Central School
The final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands. Adolescence – a period of discovery – a discovery of oneself, of one’s body of one’s needs and desires etc. and it is extremely imperative that our curious and equally inquisitive teenagers are given proper guidance to steer the paths in the right direction. A seminar on adolescence was held on 29/2/2020 by Prof. Prathibha Lydia DSouza, Principal of Dhanvantari Nursing College, Udupi, for the students of grade 9. Prof. Prathibha spoke to the students about adolescence and its stages and its effect on physiological, psychological and emotional life. She spoke at length about roles and expectations from an adolescent and the development of a healthy and positive self image. Prof. Prathibha also spoke of and explained to the students about their sexuality pubrty and related concerns. Common problems faced by growing adolescents and their solutions were also the topic of discussion. Prof. Prathibha enlightened the students that as adolescents they cannot continue to behave or pull tantrums like when they were younger; for now, as adolescents they have some important responsibilities – Responsibility towards oneself their respective families and society – who are their critics as much as their well wishers.

“The science of today is the technology of tomorrow”. The air was filled with zeal and zest as eager scientific tempers brewed and molecules dispersed. Science day was celebrated at Trinity Central School on 28th February, 2020 to commemorate ‘National Science Day’. The eventful celebrations began with a unique and creative rendition of a science based prayer song. Science is an amalgamation of facts figures and fascination. Prarthana, Adhya and Sanjay students of Grade 9 presented an interesting line – up of what’s, why’s and what if’s (i.e. some science facts), through an innovative skit accompanied with a powerpoint presentation. Following this, the young and future scientists of Grades 3 and 4, presented an informative skit on the various instruments like rheostat, resistance box, voltmeter etc. which are used in Physics. “Where there is Science, can magic be far!” Colourful fruity fumes, some bubbling elephant’s toothpaste and magical solution that remained funnily colourless with all the exciting voices around, were some of the highlights of some of the Chemistry experiments that are conducted. Due credit to the students of Grades 6 and 8 who kept the momentum going and repeat.

“The future belongs to those who believe in their dreams”. On the morning of February 27th, 2020, a long cherished dream came true. After months of planning, engineering and hardwork, the newly constructed Auditorium, housed atop the main school building was blessed and inaugurated. This momentous occasion was graced by eminent stalwarts of the Holy Trinity Province of Karnataka, Dr. Rev. Fr. Alwyn Dias, the Provincial, Rev. Fr. Maxim D’Silva, Administrator Rev. Fr. Vijesh Menezes, the Treasurer, Rev. Fr. Elvin Lopez, Provincial Secretary. Gracing the dais were also Rev. Fr. Claud Mascarenhas, Guardian of Trinity Vihar and Fr. Anil D’Costa, our Principal. The programme commenced with a prayer song led by the school choir followed by welcome speech by Melora of Grade 8. The dignitaries were adhered a respectful welcome with the traditional shawl. In his address to the gathering Fr. Alwyn Dias, expressed his gratitude to the students for choosing to be an integral part of Trinity Central School; to the teachers for their tireless dedication and to all other members of the Trinity family. Fr. Alwyn mentioned that there is nothing to fear in ICSE – for, ICSE stands for Innovative, Creative, Educative and Smart Education. Fr. Alwyn also extended his blessings and best wishes to the students of Grade 10, who were commencing their board exams the same day.

Adeos Amigos : Infant Jesus School
A fitting farewell was given to our loving 10th std students as they are bidding us final good bye. In the colourful program students cherished their wonderful years of experience filled with lot of fun with learning and shaping themselves. Principal gave an inspiring speech and encourage the students to keep going in life whatever may be the situation. Students with gratitude gifted Electric Piano to the school.

BU Level Women’s Kabaddi Tournament @ Darshan College
Kabaddi is popular in India by its catchy slogan 'Le Panga'. It is one of the Ancient Games of India. Kabaddi is a sport which most of us played in our lives. Mostly in the rural areas this sport is very popular among the youth as well as the adults. This is a team sport which requires a lot of physical as well as mental toughness. This game teaches us many things like teamwork, discipline, physical and mental toughness, patience, awareness of the situation and many more things. Bangalore University level Women’s Kabaddi tournament was organized in our Institution in which around 22 teams from various parts of Colleges of BU took part. It has been a successful event in which the Corporators, Social activists took part in large numbers. In the era of games like Pubg, Kabaddi was an enthralling excitement that was witnessed by the audience enthusiastically.

FAREWELL : Trinity Central School
There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are you will always be in our hearts. The grade 10 students were all dressed in different and colourful attire that gave great look for the event on 31st January 2020. It was a special occasion as the grade 9 students along with other students and teachers arranged a beautiful farewell programme for their seniors. The programme started with a special lunch served for all followed by entertainment programme to make the day a joyous one. Powerpoint presentation on the reminiscence of the students was shown. The mementos were given to all the outgoing students. The programme ended with principal’s speech with words of advice.

Birthday Celebration of Headmaster : SNEHA JYOTHI VIDYALAYA
On 25th February we the staff and students celebrated the birthday of our Headmaster Fr. Dominic Sunil Lobo. He was escorted by the school band towards the stage. After the prayer dance student Anjali of class 9th welcomed the gathering and the celebration begun with cutting of birthday cake. He was offered a memorable gift and honoured. There were several entertainment activities by the students. Fr. Joel Lobo, the superior of Clara Vihar gave birthday message. Mr. Shrikanth the teacher representative expressed their views about our Headmaster. Students from primary section acted out the beautiful qualities and talents of Fr. Dominic and showed how able he is. Finally the Headmaster thanked every teachers, helpers and students acknowledging the goodness and their hard work in building students’ lives. Radha Rani of class 9 thanked everyone who worked to put up the program. We concluded our celebration by singing school anthem, after which all the students and teachers were served with delicious food.

We Admire We Aspire : Infant Jesus School
Infatine participated in the speech competition on the life of Netaji Subhash Chandara Bose to commemorate his birth anniversary in school. Students of various sections came forward and delivered a inspiring speech on the life of great revolutionary.

Industrial Visit by Anthonians
Education does not have to take place only in the classroom. All the world is a laboratory for an inquiring mind. It is rightly said that ‘observe & understand’ is better than ‘read & learn’. In this pursuit, St Anthony’s PU College organized a One-Day Industrial Visit to Mother Dairy, Yelahanka, Bangalore and Britannia Industries Ltd., Bidadi, Ramanagara. The students got an opportunity to visit pasteurized milk packing unit, ultra-high temperature unit, ice-cream, paneer and flavoured milk manufacturing units. They were quite amazed to view the live manufacturing processes viz., mixing of ingredients, moulding dough and baking of biscuits, its packaging and storage. The students were shown different biscuit manufacturing units like Good Day, Bourbon, Marie, Nutri-Choice, Treat Stars etc. At the end of the visit, the students were really zealous to know lot many things about the dairy and biscuit products. The best source of knowledge is Experience.

Science Talent Award Winners : Infant Jesus School
Infantines participated in Science Talent Examination and have won National and State level awards. Dr Ravindar Kumar Baniyal a senior scientist Indian Institute of Astrophysics Bangalore Presented the Prizes.

Seminar on Gender Issues @ Darshan College
Woman is the companion of man, gifted with equal mental capacity. With a view to focus the intention and motto of Gender equality and its contribution towards Women empowerment, a one-day Seminar on Gender Issues was held at Darshan College. Prof. Santa Sylvia, Counsellor, Women’s Cell, Bangalore emphasized that Gender equality and Women empowerment are important factors for the social and economic development of a nation. If democracy is the fairest way to run a country, we must have the voices of women heard. The speaker enlightened the audience about the importance of the role of skin in human body and self-defensive techniques. She spelled out a few case studies on maturity level and decision making process. The greatest win can be achieved at home, particularly with primary school children, mainly helping them to recognize the bias against girls and women within their world of school, media and among friends and family. There is no greater pillar of stability than a strong, free, and educated Woman.

Industrial Visit by Darshanites
Industry, thrift and self-control are not sought because they create wealth, but because they create character. In order to merge theoretical learning with practical skills, Darshan College organized an Industrial Visit for the students to Heritage Winery, Ramanagara and Toy Industry, Channapatna, Karnataka. The students were filled with astonishment to know the process of wine-making which consists of fermentation from sediments and yeast using traditional filtration techniques. The Toy World enlightened the students as to how the toys are manufactured and distributed. This traditional craft is protected as a geographical indication under the World Trade Organization, administered by the Government of Karnataka. As a result of the popularity of these toys, Channapatna is known as Gombegala Ooru (toy-town) of Karnataka. Indeed, it’s a symbol of pure craftsmanship and artistry. Imagination is more important than knowledge.

“English – is a funny language – for there is no pine or apple in a pineapple and likewise, we find no egg in an eggplant.” On February 6th 2020 for the very first time English Day was celebrated in the school premises. The programme commenced with the melodious rendition of the hymn “As the deer pants”, by the school choir. Ms Havisha of Grade 5, the compere of the programme welcomed the Trinity family to the event. The programme started off with an intellectual note with a convincing and educative speech on the importance of the English language by Ms Dagney of Grade 8. “A little, a little fun” - Our lovely pre schoolers of UKG and Grade 1 reminded us of our humble beginnings in English as they danced their way to the beats of the vowel (Phonic sounds). English is incomplete without the contribution of several English writers, literateurs, dramatists over the centuries. A meaningful powerpoint presentation about them was shown to all.

“A winner is someone who recognizes one’s God given talents, works very hard to develop them into skills and uses these skills to accomplish one’s goals”. On 30th and 31st of January 2020, the Trinitorium was brimming with smiles and thunderous cheers and claps as students from Nursery to Grade 10, readied themselves to receive the acknowledgement of their creative talents. On 30th January, prizes were distributed to the students from Grade 4 – 10. Mr. K Sreedhara, PTA President was the Chief Guest of the event. On 31st January, our little angels of Nursery to UKG and students from Grade 1 to 3 were awarded with prizes. Mr. K Srinivas, Joint Secretary of the PTA, obliged to be the Chief Guest. On both occasions, the chief guests congratulated the students on their achievements.

Farewell Programme @ St Anthony’s PU College
Don’t cry because it’s over; smile because it happened. A day was set apart to look back and be grateful; to look ahead and be hopeful; and embrace the present with greater enthusiasm. It was not a day to bid farewell but to cherish all the beautiful memories shared together in this abode of knowledge. Prof. Sakina Qassim Zaidi, Principal, Orchids International School, Mysore Road was the Chief Guest, in the honourable presence of Rev. Dr Fr Alwyn Dias, President, St Anthony’s Institutions. The I PU students organized a variety of cultural items for their dear Seniors. Some of the II PU pupils shared a part of their wonderful reminiscence from among the vast substantial experience in the campus. There was a thrill and joyous outburst as the medals were presented to the winners of various activities and events held in the Academic Year 2019-2020.

“Opportunities don’t happen, you create them”. On January 30th 2020, the students of Grades 9 and 10 found themselves in the august presence of a renowned and multi-faceted personality – Prof. Ronald Pinto. Prof. Ronald an academically brilliant and accomplished career counsellor is the Director of Institute for individual development, Mangalore. He has several prestigious laurels under his belt and has been a gold medalist since his Grade 7 until his M.Sc. Post Graduation.  The session commenced with a musically intoned ice-breaker as the students along with Prof. Ronald refreshed their minds with the song “There’s a tree on the hill.”

Tritiya Sopan Testing Camp (Scouts and Guides) : Sneha Jyohi Vidyalaya Pothnal
The spirit is there in everybody; it has to be discovered and brought to light – Robert Baden Powell
Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya hosted a three days Tratiya Sopana exam camp for scouts and guide students. There were 365 scouts and guide participants and scout and guide masters from Raichur district. The camp, in fact started on 1st February 2020 with the registration of the participant schools. It was followed by a meeting of the escort teachers and the officials. Around 4:30 pm, the students participated in the course integration programme wherein the course officials briefed the scouts and guides on the camp rules, daily routine, rota chart, and general instructions. The first day of the camp i.e. 02/02/2020, the camp started with the rouse of the scouts and guides at 5:30 am. The scouts and guides were taught exercises for the effective starting of the day’s programme.

CHILDREN’S FEST : Trinity Central School
‘The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and brings eternal joy to the soul.’ Stirring up the souls and eliciting dreams, on a bright Saturday morning of January 25th 2020, Trinity Central School, Perampalli welcomed the fish of the sea and the mermaids of the ocean as they opened their gates to the Children’s Fest 2020, with the theme ‘Aquatic World’. The celebrations commenced with an out-of-the box welcome, as champion skaters made their way into the Trintorium. Following them, were the dignitaries of the event - Rev. Fr. Lancy Fernandes, Headmaster of Milagres English Medium School, Kallianpur as the Chief Guest, Accompanied by Rev. Fr. Claud Mascarenhas, Guardian of Trinity Vihar, Fr. Anil Dçosta Principal, Fr. Ravi Rajesh Serrao Vice Principal and Administrator, Mr. Krishnan Sreedharan PTA President, Mrs. Magadaliena Lewis Academic Co-ordinator and Dr. Poornima Devadiga, Activity Co-ordinator.

NSS Special Camp @ Darshan College
The seven days NSS Special Camp was conducted by NSS Unit of Darshan College from 6th -11th January 2020 at Karubele, Bangalore. The Camp was inaugurated on 6th January by the Chief Guest Rev. Fr Sathish Kumar, Parish Priest, St. Francis of Assisi Church, Kengeri. NSS volunteers rendered some services like cleaning the village areas, helping the people in sericulture work, cleaning work at mulberry farm, cleaning the church surroundings, creating awareness on water-borne diseases etc. As per the NSS schedule, resource persons like Rev. Fr Arun Lobo, Secretary, JPE Commission; Inspector A. Raju, VVIP Security Officer; Mr. Santhosh, State level Award winner, Guest faculty, Physical Education Department, Bangalore University; Dr Dollu Chandru, enlightened the students on various topics from social stream to health; from law enforcement to personality development. Cultural programme was organized everyday by the NSS Volunteers.

Republic Day Celebration  : Anugraha School, Bidar
On 26th of January, the Anugraha School celebrated the Republic day in a grand manner. Smt. Grace Padmini Sunder Raj, Counciller CMC Bidar was the chief guest for the programme, she was accompanied by Sri. Sudharshan Sunderraj Avocate, Bidar and Sri. Immanuel Abhishek, Advocate, Bidar were other invited guests for the programme. We started the programme around 8.30 A.M. Smt. Grace Padmini hoisted the National Flag and received the honour. The students sang the National Anthem to pay tribute to the nation and saluted the national flag by their disciplined and well guided march-past. Smt. Grace Padmini in her speech narrated the importance of Republic Day and elaborately explained the Indian Constitution and its observance. She went on appreciating the well disciplined march-past and the cultural programme performed by the students to show their love for the nation.

POWER PARBA : Trinity Central School
‘Power Parba’ an entrepreneurial exhibition cum sale for budding women entrepreneurs was organized by ‘POWER, Udupi’ from 10th to 12th January, 2020 at Beedinagudde, Udupi. They say – “Make hay while the sun shines.” And so, seizing the golden opportunity Trinity Central School, made a head strong presence at the event. Eager parents and curious students were welcomed with colourful art works and beautiful smiling staff of the school. On display at the kiosk were the skillfully artistic and creative works of our talented students. Our teachers, with their positive smiles and ecstatic energy were aglow at the kiosk. They distributed brochures and pocket calendars. Parents keen on giving their children the best education made a beeline at the Trinity kiosk. Fun games like tie me up, lid with the bud, bind the finger, count the months, lift and shift, muster alike, pull me out, stach over rice etc. were conducted and was enjoyed by all. Students of the school participated in the ‘Power Parba’ organized competitions like talent show, Art competition etc. Master Vishwas of Grade 5 won II place in drawing competition. The 3 day long programme saw many visitors and Trinity Central School has left an indelible impression on all.

PINK DAY CELEBRATIONS : Trinity Central School
Pink is a lovely colour and the favourite of pretty girls. However, the boys and girls of the kindergarten section dazzled in several hues of pretty pink, as they celebrated Pink day. Classes were decorated with pink balloons and students indulged themselves in the world of pink as they coloured their way through the pages.

Republic Day Celebration @ St Anthony’s Institutions
Ask not what your Country can do for you, ask what You can do for your Country. With a spirit of patriotism and oneness, the Darshanites gathered together on the 26th of January 2020 to pay honour and respect to our nation. The 71st Republic Day was celebrated with great fervour and enthusiasm at St Anthony’s Institutions, Kengeri, Bangalore. Mr Satish Kumar, Havildar, NCC Unit 3 Kar unfurled the tri-colour National flag and instilled in the students spirit of bravery and patriotism for the Nation. The NCC Unit of Darshan College paid homage to the National Leaders by offering flowers. The Preamble of Indian Constitution declares India to be a Sovereign, Socialist, Secular and Democratic Republic. The high ideals of Justice, Liberty, Equality and Fraternity need to be always promoted among all the citizens of India. Freedom in the Mind, Strength in the Words, Pureness in our Blood, Pride in our Souls, Zeal in our hearts, Let’s salute our India on Republic Day.

The 71st Republic Day was celebrated on January 26 at the school grounds. The students took pride in glorifying and celebrating the spirit of unity and brotherhood. All the students assembled on the school ground at 7:30 am. The principal unfurled the national flag. This was followed by our National Anthem ‘Jan Gan Man’ sung by a team of students. The Principal addressed the gathering. In his address highlighted the significance of the day, and made the children aware that the future of their country lies in their hands. Hence they need to study well now and inculcate good values in life, which will help them to be good citizens of the country. The programme ended with the distribution of sweets.

Know Your SPACE  : Infant Jesus School
School organised Know Your Space program for the children to enhance their knowledge about space and astronomy. Students almost had the live experience of celestial objects shown inside the doom. Entire show proved to be very much educational.

Scouts Guides On March  : Infant Jesus School
Scouts and Guides students participated in the Trekking to Manjarabad Fort Sakaleshpur. Students along with teaches constructed the temporary flag pole and hosted the scouts and guides flag. Various activities were conducted to enhance the spirit of students. All voluntarily cleansed the fort surroundings and collected the plastics to dispose in the dustbin.

Clean Hand Healthy Life  : Infant Jesus School
To create the awareness about the hygiene and health Hand Wash Day was organised in the school for the students of class LKG to 5th. 6 scientific way of washing hands was thought to the students. Practical experience of hand wash helped the students to understand the right method of hand wash. Baby Sharmai Fathima in her speech enlightened the students about When? How? and Why ?we should wash our hands clean.

Parents’ Teachers’ Meeting @ St Anthony’s PU College
At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of Parents. Keeping this conviction in mind, the Management of St Anthony’s PU College held Parents’ Teachers’ Meeting in the college auditorium. This was precisely organized to enlighten the parents regarding the academic performance of their children and to make them known about the Annual Examination procedure and results. Fr Roshan, the Principal comprehensively highlighted various curriculum related topics. The Parents were given a glimpse of the formation and transformation which takes place at St Anthony’s PU College, highlighting the various activities organized throughout the year for the holistic growth of the students. The response of the parents towards the meeting was really positive and encouraging. Education is a shared commitment between dedicated teachers, motivated students and enthusiastic parents with high expectations.

Scouts & Guides Club helps students to inculcate leadership traits, develop team building, thrill for adventure and compassion towards their fellow brethren.
Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya observed Scouts/Guides, Cubs/bulbuls day on 11th January 2020. Mr. Basavaraj Gadagin (District secretory of Bharath scouts and guides Raichur) was the chief guest. Mr. R.H. Sagar (local association president the Bharath scouts and guides Raichur) and Mr. Ambanna (District Organiser of Scouts/ Guides) were the guests of honour. They were escorted to the stage by the headmaster Fr. Dominic Sunil Lobo. The guests were hosted by Ms. Krishna Roy of class 9 and all received them with cheer and applause. The guests were welcomed by Ms.Nikhitha of class 9. The ceremony was begun by singing “the scouts and Guides Prayer”. The Lamp was lit by the inaugurator Mr. Basavaraj Gadagin District secretory of Bharath scouts and guides Raichur and he was accompanied by the other dignitaries.

Science Exhibition @ St Anthony’s PU College
Every art should become science; and every science should become an art – Heinrich Von Schlegel. In order to boost the imagination, creativity and innovation in students, the Management of St Anthony’s Institutions organized Technova – Science Exhibition. Many Students in groups participated enthusiastically in the event. There was a showcase of the inherent talents and potential ideas in the various models at display. The participants were eager on toes to satisfy the inquisitive minds with apt and right explanation for various theories exhibited. Prof. Anand N of Vani PU College and Prof. Sharadha of Deeksha PU College were the jury members for the event. Science may set limits to knowledge but should not set limits to imagination.

THE EVE TO BE REMEMBERED : St Francis of Assisi School
On 14th December, 2019, was the significant day for St. Francis of Assisi School were it celebrated, its annual day under the title “Assisi Journee 2019” with enthusiasm and zeal. The entire school participated wholeheartedly towards the success of this programme. The great event began with the welcoming ceremony followed by the prayer dance. The president Rev. Fr. Robin Victor D’souza, the executive secretary of Capuchin Education Board, the chief guest Rev. Fr. Nelson Pinto, the secretary of Belgaum Diocese Education Board and Social Welfare, the guest of honour Rev. Sr. Idoline Rodrigues, Loretto school, Bantwal, Mangalore, and thousands of parents, friends and well-wishers of the school witnessed the grand and breath holding performance of children. Media, Prop, Horror, Robotics and dream dances were very special in the event. Through various theme dances important messages were conveyed to the people. “We must always speak truth, God protects us” was presented by II and III standard students through the skit, ‘The basket of flowers’. Orchestra by students showed ‘Assisi Got Talents’ and spread the angelic voices and symphony in the Assisi campus. The school report presented by principal Rev. Fr. Jason Fernandes, highlighted the achievement of the school during the last academic years. Impressed by the impeccable performance of the children, the dignitaries in their speeches appreciated the choice of themes and applauded the perfect articulation of children in their speech.

Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya pothnal celebrated Christmas and birthday of Asst. Headmaster
Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya celebrated Christmas and birthday of Asst. Headmaster Fr. Sunil Cornelio with great fervour and enthusiasm. The Principal Rev. Fr. Dominic Sunil Lobo congratulated and thanked Fr. Sunil Cornelio for his whole-hearted support and cooperation in all the School activities. The Chief Guest of the Day Rev. Fr. Joel Lobo, superior Clara Vihar Pothnal said that the Christmas is experiencing the love of God. He stressed that Christmas brings the love and peace of God; and highlighted the need of love among all the people to build a good community. He wished everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. The Christmas and birthday celebration culminated with the joy of caring and sharing.

Spread the Good News: Christ is Born - St Francis of Assisi School
Assisi Children celebrated Christmas on 21st Dec 2019. Boys and girls came wearing red and white dress repectively. V to VIII standard students sang beautiful carols and filled the campus with heavenly melodies. On birth of Christ, tableau was enacted by the children. Lovely Christmas cards were prepared. Beautiful dress, voices and Christmas cards were awarded with special Christmas gifts. All were given cakes to sweeten the joy of Christmas.

Let Us Act According to the Situation : St Francis of Assisi School
St. Francis of Assis School had also organized a session for the higher secondary children on the same day from 1 pm to 2.30pm. Dr. Preethi Galagali MBBS, MD, PGD AP from Bangalore was the resource person. She dealt with the problems of adolescents and stated how the adolescents should react accordingly to the situation. The session was very interactive. Children enjoyed the session for it was interactive in nature. The response of the children was well appreciated by the speaker of the day.

Awareness Programme for Parents : St Francis of Assisi School
St. Francis of Assisi School had organized awareness session for parents on understanding the issues of adolescence in collaboration with Pediatrics on 21 December 2019 from 10.30 am to 12:30pm. Dr. Yatish Pojari and Dr Roopa Bellad had taken a very interactive and informative session on adolescence. The seminar was about how the adolescent brain works and how to encourage a healthy dynamics with the adolescence. The session was very well appreciated by all.

Jingle Bells : Infant Jesus School
Christmas was celebrated with full gusto and enthusiasm in the school. Teachers sang the carols in Kannada English Konkani and French Language. Prizes were distributed to the Winners of the Christmas greeting card and star competition. Our joy was doubled as we combined the anticipated birthday celebration of our Principal Rev Fr Andrew Jayaraj. Children enjoyed the Christmas cake and sweets on their way home. In the afternoon management arranged Christmas tree program to teachers. All teaching and non teaching staff was given Christmas gift from the management.

Christmas Camp : St Francis of Assisi School
St Francis of Assisi school organized three days camp for VI to X standard students. St Vincent De Paul brothers from Kengeri, Bangalore were the resource persons. Variety of activities and games were conducted in order to develop and build in children team spirit, unity, leadership qualities, self-confidence and universal values. Through activities, lessons for life was taught. 174 students participated and were divided into four groups, they were given group and individual tasks, to unveil the hidden talents, creativity and potentiality that is underlying in them. Children enjoyed and learnt lots of lessons to their life.

Share the Joy of Christmas : St Francis of Assisi School
St Francis of Assisi staff gathered on 21st Dec 2019 eve to share the joy of Christmas with each other. Rev Fr Vijay Kumar, superior of Christalaya community was the chief guest of the day. “Christmas is not only sharing gifts but it is sacrificing one’s life for others, as Christ did. As you are in teaching field, you are called to dedicate completely for what you are committed too” was the message. Catholic teachers sang carols and spread the message of Christmas. Some games added more joy for the celebration. All staff shared the Christmas gifts with their Christmas friend, with sumptuous meal celebration came to an end.

Annual Day Celebrated at Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya
Sneha jyothi vidyalaya celebrated its 15th annual day with unprecedented fanfare on December 19th, 2019 at the school premises. The entire school participated wholeheartedly towards the success of this grand event. The triumph was made possible by the relentless efforts of Headmaster, assistant headmaster, teachers and students. The school was decorated elegantly. A grand stage had been set up with professional sound system. Rev. Fr. Robin Victor D’souza, Executive secretary Capuchin Education Board was the president for the program. Sri Virupaksha Panditaradhya Swamiji, Kalmat Manvi, Rev. Fr. Arun Luis SJ, Superior Loyola Institutions Manvi, Sri Moulana Shaikh Fareed Umari Khuba Mosque Manvi, had been invited as the chief guests. Sri Ravi Bosuraj Youth Congress president Raichur, Sri Jaya Nayak CRP Pothnal, Rev. Fr. Anil Kumar Dean Sindhanoor Deanery, Fr. Joel Lobo superior clara vihar pothnal, Fr. Thomas Parish priest pothnal and Sr. Apoline Mascarenhas superior Anugraha Convent Pothnal were the guests of honour. They were given a floral welcome before they inaugurated the programme.

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Battle of the Brains @ St Anthony’s PU College
You earn your trophies at practice, you pick them up at competitions. A Quiz competition is a form of game or mind-sport that tests one’s intelligence and promotes growth in knowledge, abilities and skills. To encourage this competitive spirit and enthusiasm among the Students, St Anthony’s PU College organised Quiz Competition for the PU Students. The response was so immense that 140 teams of two each enrolled their names. After a tough preliminary round, six teams were chosen for the finals. In a nail-biting contest, Students Leroy Calvin and Rithik Marian bagged the top position for the second consecutive year. The questions were so captivating that it kept even the audience spellbound. For about two hours all were on their toes to see who would give the right answers. It confirmed the fact that Persistence with patience and prayer pays with profits prosperity and peace of mind.

Christmas Greeting card and Star competition
Christmas is a time to have fun with crib stars and cards abd very many glittering things. A completion was organized in view of Christmas season. Many children participated with jubilation and joy. Varieties of Christmas star and handmade greeting cards decorated the school campus in a special way.

Annual Athletic Meet @ Darshan College
The True competitors are the ones who always play to win. Sports helps one to stay healthy and fit. To give a push to the inherent talent in sports, Darshan College organized a week of inter-class competitions for boys and girls. After enthusing the team spirit among students, a day was dedicated to explore and exhibit their athletic spirit. Mr Prathap N, National Wrestling, Judo Player & Coach was the Chief Guest. Sports makes one physically stronger, emotionally mature, mentally determined, so let sports always be a part of your life was the message of the Chief Guest. Students with bubbling spirit of sportsmanship were really ecstatic on the playground and the echo of the same resonated in the college campus. There were victories and defeats but everyone had realized that it is our response to winning or losing that makes us a winner or a loser. The Mantra of the day was ‘Winning is not everything, but making effort to win is’!

ANNUAL DAY : Trinity Central School
‘Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success and that is what we call as Team work’. Under the glistening sun and the pleasant evening breeze, the grounds and portals of Trinity Central School welcomed one and all for the 11th Annual Day Celebrations held on Saturday, 7th December 2019 with open arms and joyous hearts. At first, the chief guest of the event – Dr. Ullas Kamath (Dean, Melaka Medical Science College, Manipal) accompanied by Fr. Robin D’Souza – president of the function, were given a thumping and resounding welcome to the beats of the traditional Chande. Joining them in their august presence, were also Fr. Claud Mascarenhas, Guardian of Trinity Vihar, Fr. Anil Dcosta, Principal, Fr. Ravi Rajesh Serrao, Vice–Principal and Administrator, Mr. Krishnan Sridharan PTA President and Ms. Magdelina Lewis, Ms. Archana Shetty and Ms. Poornima Devadiga – our Academic Co-ordinator, Pre-Primary Section Head and Activity Co-ordinator respectively.

ANNUAL SPORTS DAY  : Trinity Central School
“Sport is friendship
Sport is health
Sport is education
Sport is life
Sport brings the world together.”

Indeed, the skies on the pleasant November morning of 22nd saw colourful balloons being heralded into the skies, to sing in the Annual Sports day of 2019-20 at Trinity Central School. On 22nd November 2019, we witnessed the sports day of our future sports persons – our Kindergarten and Pre-Primary students. The Chief Guest of the function was Fr. Terrance Abranches, Director of Holy Cross Home, Katapady. The event commenced with the invocation of prayer by our grade 3 students led by Ms Sarah. Sheldon of grade 3, presented the welcome speech. Ms Sharon introduced the credentials of the Chief Guest. The march past is the pride of every sports day. Voiced by Ronan of grade 2 and led by the Head Boy – Zihaan and Head Girl Manvi, students presented a commendable and disciplined march past. The trinitorium glowed with the presence of the Cadets of Cubs and Bulbuls and the colourful school houses – Spoleto, Greccio, Rivo Torto and Laverna.

Inception of NCC Unit @ Darshan College
The National Cadet Corps is the youth wing of the Indian Army. The motto of NCC is ‘Unity and Discipline’. Another feather to the cap of Darshan College was added as a unit of NCC was established in the college. Through the ardent efforts of the Management, NCC unit under the 3 KAR Battalion, Bangalore commenced in the month of November. The first batch has 17 Cadets of whom 11 are boys and 6 are girls. Prof. Srinidhi Siddharth is appointed the ANO for the unit. Anytime, when you are in the Darshan College Campus and you hear the commanding voices in the air, and the rumbling of the steps then don’t be surprised: it’s the NCC Parade of Darshan College. Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishments.

SMBHRAMA 2019 : Infant Jesus School
School annual day was celebrated with splendid gaiety and fervor under the banner SAMBHRAMA 2019. Rev Fr Paul Melwyn D’Souza Vicar Provincial Holy Trinity Province Karnataka presided over the program. Addressing the gathering he asked the parents to encourage their children according to their talents. Representing the CT Ravi Minister of tourism Govt of Karnataka his wife Mrs. Pallavi Ravi gave guideline about parenting. Mr Raghu Gowda N.B HaVALDHAR Indian Aramy intited the students to inculcate the spirit if patriotism in the beginning stage of life itself. ICSE and SSLC Topers of 2018-19 were facilitated. Mr Michael Baptist Waterjet Engineers sponsored the scholarship for the toppers. Students put up a colorful cultural event which won the hearts of all.

CUBS AND BUL BULS UTSAV : Trinity Central School
A two day excursion cum talent utsav was held for Cubs and Bulbuls on 16th and 17th November at Anandathirtha Vidyalaya, Kunjarugiri. The Cubs and Bulbuls of Trinity Central were accompanied by the Animators Ms. Pavithra and Ms. Sushma. On both days, several competitions were held, that brought out the intently creative talents of our students. Competitions such as coconut leaf art, sand, gravel and stone art, mask making etc. were held. The cadets spent an eventful day by participating in various activities and later a fun filled relaxed evening with the campfire which the children enjoyed very much.

Annual Anthonian Athletic Meet @ St Anthony’s PU College
An athlete cannot run with money in his pockets. He must run with hope in his heart and dreams in his head. Sports and Athletics are one of the wonderful ways to instill qualities of determination, sincerity and discipline. With an intention to build good sportsmanship among students, St Anthony’s PU College organized inter-mural competitions in Volleyball, Kabaddi, Cricket, Kho-Kho for boys and Chess, Throw-ball, Kho-Kho and Kabaddi for girls. After enthusing the team spirit among students, a day was dedicated to explore and exhibit their athletic spirit in full fervour. Mr Dilip Kumar SU, National Swimming Coach (NIS) & Head Coach, Elite Aqua Centre was the Chief Guest and Mr Prathap N, National Wrestling, Judo Player & Coach was the Guest of Honour. The booming sound of the college band, the impressive parade and march-past by the students added beauty to the celebration. Students with aerated sportsmanship spirit along with zealous Lecturers participated in many events and the echo of the same resonated in the college campus. It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.

EXPLORENA – A Techno-Cultural Fest @ Darshan College
"We are all different, which is great because we are all unique. Without diversity life would be very boring." The Cultural committee of Darshan college beautifully organized techno-cultural events in order to explore talents and boost confidence among fellow students and peers. EXPLORENA – A Techno-Cultural Fest comprising of a wide range of intra-college events were categorized in two phases- Off-Stage and On-Stage events viz., Best Accountant, Best Manager, Spell Bee, Spot Programming, Photography, Creative Writing, Painting, Pencil Sketch and Group Dance, Solo Singing, Product Launch, Mad Ads, Fashion Show, Short movie respectively. The group events included Cooking without fire, Collage, Treasure hunt, Rangoli, Mehendi, Nail art/Face painting.

Tickle Your Taste Buds : Infant Jesus School
Little infantines were introduced to the different taste that they come across. They were also made familiar with the English synonyms. Children were given the different etabels to tase and spell the taste. Children enjoyed the creative activity conducted by teaches and went home with new experience and excitement.

Annual prize distribution ceremony of our school (sneha jyothi vidyalaya) was observed on 22nd November 2019. The function was started at 9.30 am in the morning. The Headmaster presided over the function. It was a day of celebration for the students and teachers. In order to make this event successful, a lot of preparations were made by students and teachers. The successful students in various fields such as sports, education, cultural programs had to be honoured in the program. Headmaster, assistant headmaster and the teachers distributed the prizes to the winners of the respective fields. Headmaster delivered a very motivating speech. He advised all the students to work harder in life to get sure success. The champion trophy was won by Damiano house and the Runners up trophy was won by Greccio house. Students appreciated with loud cheers and joy. The function ended with School anthem.

Sneha jyothi vidyalaya sports day happened to be on 15th November. The chief guests of the day were Sr. Apoline (superior Anugraha Convernt), Sr. Martha (In charge Anugraha Hostel). The other dignitaries were Fr. Dominic, Headmaster and Fr. Sunil, asst. headmaster. The sports day took a start by welcoming the guests by Shrikanth sir. The students entered the spirit of the occasion in a grand way with the Olympic torch and oath being administered by the sports captain. Students from class 1 to 10th std. actively participated in the event. On the special occasion headmaster acknowledged everyone about the importance of sports. Various sports like Running, long jump, High jump, short put, javelin throw, and discus throw, relay, group games like valley ball, throw ball, hand ball, basketball, kabbadi, kho-kho, lagori and indoor games keram, chess etc. were also conducted. Eventually the event took a wind up when Headmaster presented his hearty vote of thanks.

Children’s day celebration in SJV Pothnal
Children’s day program was grandly put forth by staff members with the guidance of Headmaster. The chief guests were Rev. Fr. Thomas, parish priest St. Clare parish, Sr. Martha (Anugraha Boarding In charge). The program started with a grand welcome. Welcome speech was given by Miss. Shashikala. Class representatives from each class were honoured by their class teachers. The chief guest Fr. Thomas spoke a few words on the occasion. The program was followed by cultural activities, wishing song, a skit by Fr. Sunil and team and a dance by Miss. Shashikala and team. Sir. Devarayappa shared his thoughts on children’s day. At last vote of thanks was presented by the Headmaster. The day was followed by Special lunch sponsored by Management and staff.

“The children of today will make the India of tomorrow”. The Finesse of these words spoken by Shri Jawaharlal Nehru (lovingly known as Chacha Nehru), whose birthday is a celebration of the innocence, exuberance and purity of our children in India. On November 14th, the portals and corridors of Trinity Central School, reverberated with the shouts of joy, peals of laughter and the artistry of hundreds of smiles. The day’s festivities began with the school assembly, fore fronted by the teachers. Ms. Deepthi, along with Ms. Jesslin at the keyboard, lead the Trinity family into prayer, with the hymn, “Give me oil in my lamp”. Ms Steffi presented the thought for the day – in the words of Swami Vivekananda – “Take risks in life. If you win, you can lead; If you lose, you can guide”. The programme continued with Ms. Jayanthi articulating a speech on the importance and significance of Children’s Day. Prior to that Ms. Mayuri conducted a fun GK Quiz for the children. Later the charismatic presence of Mr. Shreyas Kotian, III year BA student of MGM college and Anchor of Udupi TV, was an added enjoyable moment.

TRADITIONAL DAY : Trinity Central School
Our country India is a land of diverse cultures and a rainbow canvas of multiple traditions. On 16th October 2019, our students of Kindergarten were dressed in their best finery of cute sarees, lehengas, kurta pyjamas and veshtis etc. The children were all a beautiful sight and the colourful attire infused into the joys of the festivities. Students were informed about the various traditions through a meaningful video usual. Students enjoyed the day as they smartly walked the ramp, flanked in their best traditional attire. Overall the students enjoyed the day.

PRATHIBHA KARANJI : Infant Jesus School
Mugthihalli Cluster level Prathibha Karnaji was held in our school. Mrs Jesantha Anil kumar President Health and Education Committee Chikamagalaure inaugurated the program. Mr. Manjunath BEO gave a key note address and congratulated the school for the wonderful organization of the event. Nearly 21 government and private schools participated in the competitions and won good many prizes in different activities.

Day to be remembered by Fr Principal : St Francis of Assisi School
It’s 2nd November, Fr Jason Fernandes our principal’s day. To make it as a special one, different squads put their creative steps for the rhythmic songs. Along with all the staff of Assisi, principal cut the cake and shared his joy with all the children. To mark this birthday of Fr Jason Halloween Day was conducted in the school. Students came painting their faces with different colors and wearing variety of ghostly masks.

EDUCATIONAL TOUR 2019-20 : Trinity Central School
As part of the academic curriculum in lieu with their lessons, students of various classes went on Educational Tours. Our curious, creative and enthusiastic tiny tots of the Kindergarten Section learnt about plants, conservation of trees as they enjoyed themselves at Padmashri Awardee – Salumarada Thimmakka Park, in Manipal. They also spent a fruitful session at the Planetorium learning about the planets and the solar system at the Planetorium in Manipal. Students of the Primary Section spent some fruitful moments, touring places like Adi Udupi Market, Stella Maris Church, Kalmady, Udupi Police and Fire Stations, Udupi City Centre Mall so on and so forth and Vivekananda Divine Park, in Saligrama places like Gurunarasimha Temple, Bird Sanctuary.

Visit to Stock Market Institute by Darshanites
The Stock Market is a device for transferring money from the impatient to the patient. Stock Market Institute has always been to provide real dynamics of financial markets as researchers, analysts, trading enthusiasts, long investors and the likes that open up new vistas and opportunities for those who seek careers and also for those with entrepreneurial aspirations. In order to gain more knowledge, the final year BBA and B. Com students of Darshan College attended a day’s seminar on the functioning of Stock Exchange at SMI, Ashok Nagar, Bangalore. Mr Sandeep Kumar oriented the students with the basic functioning of the stock exchange and briefed them about the nuances of the market. The speaker also explained the traditional method of buying and selling the shares in the stock market. The students were exposed to the practical scenario of the stock market by Mr Ajay. An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.

Children’s Day Celebration : Infant Jesus School
“Every new born child gives us a message that God still loves the world” Children are the greatest gift to the universe. They are precious and unique. Infant Jesus never missed the chance to make the children know that they are soo soo special to us. This year’s Children’s day was celebrated with lot of fun and play. Teachers with all their enthusiasm and energy did their best to entertain the children through their Drama and varieties of dances. Teachers themselves cooked and served the delicious lunch to the children along with ice-cream and jileebi. It was an unforgettable event.

Alumni Meet : St Francis of Assisi School
Memories retrieved as students stepped into the campus of St Francis of Assisi School on 28th October, 2019. Meeting old friends, sharing new experiences and old memories was joy filled moments in the life of those gathered ones. Echoing shouts, laughter and chattering added character to the deserted school on that eve. Leaving school is a start of another phase of life and visiting school reminds them of the base of the life they are setting. Hoping that they continue their good job and turn out to be successful and responsible human beings. Gathering was organized by Alumni president Mr Anish Ingle along with Prasad Jambagi and six leaders of X standard completed batches. Evening was filled with lots of fun and laughter. Many teachers were present to see their budding children and wish them all the best in their life.

National Unity Day @ Bangalore University
In a Domestic Government Unity and Co-operation are essential requisites. Run for Unity is a marathon that marks the 144th birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhai Patel, the Iron man of India. To mark the National Unity Day, our college NSS Co-ordinator along with the students actively took part in this marathon which started from Darshan College and ended at NSS Bhavan, Bangalore University. At NSS Bhavan, all the NSS volunteers 30-40 in number took pledge on Rashtriya Ekta Diwas to preserve the high ideals of unity, integrity, solidarity, peace and prosperity of the Nation. Shri Venugopal, Vice-Chancellor, Bangalore University and other dignitaries took part in this Unity March. On this National Unity Day, each and every NSS volunteer boldly pronounced to strengthen the bonds of unity, justice and peace among the citizens of the nation. The foundation of Freedom is Unity.

DIWALI CELEBRATIONS   at Trinity Central School
Diwali the festival of lights marks the triumphant victory of good over evil. The portals of the Trinitorium were illuminated with beautiful diyas and an equally mesmerizing floral rangoli, on October 30th, as we celebrated the festival of Diwali, with much fervor and enthusiasm. The programme, commenced with the pious and traditional lighting of the lamp by Principal - Fr. Anil D’costa, Fr. Ravi Rajesh - Adminstrator, Mrs. Magdelina Lewis – Academic Coordinator and Pre-Primary Section Head - Mrs. Archana Shetty. Trinity’s guiding lights – its teachers enlivened the gathering, by lighting the diyas that were beautifully laid out across the floral rangoli.

Dance Competition @ St Anthony’s PU College
“Dancing stimulates the mind, body and soul which has been proven to increase cognitive strengths and prolong life; that is the Miracle of Dance”. With the aim of exploring the dancing skills of the students, an inter-class Dance Competition was organised by St Anthony’s PU College. The audacious dancers set the floor on fire with their energetic performances, artistic props, dashing costumes, sprightly moves and oodles of energy. The fun filled extravaganza kept the audience spellbound. The spectators witnessed the zeal and energy of the young Anthonians as they enthralled everyone with their stunning performances. The adjudicators, Ms Nagashree M, a versatile Choreographer and Tutor and Ms Susana Merlyn, a lead Dancer and an Associate Operator at Accenture highly complimented and adored the efforts put in by all the teams. Rev. Fr Roshan Rosario, Principal, St Anthony’s PU College thanked and felicitated the judges. Dancing is the poetry of the foot.

Hindi Speech Competition 02-11-2019 : SNEHA JYOTHI VIDYALAYA
September 14th is observed as Hindi Diwas across the country and Hindi enjoys the status of Rashtra Basha. Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya gives more importance to three languages that is Kannada, English and Hindi. To encourage our students to learn Hindi and to develop the speaking skill in Hindi language, on 2nd November we had Hindi speech competition from class 6th to 10th. Many students participated in it with great enthusiasm. Each class was given a different topic and the result was announced during the school assembly by the Headmaster.

KARNATAKA RAJYOSTAVA  at Trinity Central School
We live in the land of beauty and bounty, surrounded by a diverse culture and heritage – our wonderful Karnataka. The wonders and glory of the 64th Karnataka Rajyotsava celebrations was witnessed in the trinitorium on 31st October 2019. The celebrations commenced with a harmonious prayer song. Light a glowing symbol was personified as the custodians of Trinity along with the SPL, Ms. Maimoona, lit the traditional lamp to the augur the festivities of the day. Students of grade 2 performed to the melodious beats of ‘Jeejimbe (ಜೀಜಿಂಬೆ)’. Ms. Ritika of grade 9, spoke at length about the history and origins of Karnataka Rajyotsava, the importance of this day and the significance of the Kannada language.

Celebrations keep culture alive  : St Francis of Assisi School
On 5th October, 2019 the last day of the semester I, St Francis of Assisi School celebrated the Dussehra, the triumph of good over evil, in school campus. The Dandiya, the traditional dance was organized. Children came with Dandiya traditional dress and danced for the beats of Dandiya. Many parents joined the celebration and shared the festive joy. Assisi premises filled with music and dance.

Miss. Nikitha of class IX has secured many prizes in the sports competition arranged at the district level . She won 1st place in 100 mtrs running race , 1st place in high jump and She also won 2 nd place in long jump. The staff and management of Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya honoured the little champion and wished her good luck for the upcoming state level competition in mandya.

On 2nd of November we had Spelling Bee Competition. It was organized for all the students of our school in order to improve their vocabulary and spelling. All took an active part in it. It was an interesting competition. Winners were applauded and appreciated by the Headmaster during the school assembly.

LITERARY COMPETITIONS at Trinity Central School
On 21st October, the hallways of Trinity Central School witnessed an impressive display of creative ideas and articulate voices in the various Literary Competitions that were held. To start with the Primary Section (Grades 1 to 5) had a Pick and Speak Competitions with various topics like My family, My favourite outdoor game, A holiday with my family, My best friend, If I had wings etc. for grades 6 to 8 Elocution Competitions in all language disciplines – English, Hindi and Kannada were held with various competitive topics. Students of Grades 9 and 10 homed their vocals as they participated in the Declamation Competition. The judges had their task cut-out in choosing the best, from among the rest. It was indeed a day of creativity and discovery of the eloquent voices of the future.

Kannada Rajyotsava Celebration @ St Anthony’s Institutions
Freedom in mind, Strength in words, Pureness in our blood, Pride in our souls, Zeal in our hearts, Let’s salute the Spirit of Karnataka. With this burning spirit and zeal, St Anthony’s Institutions celebrated 64th Kannada Rajyotsava in a befitting way. The Chief Guest for the occasion was Dr. Manjunath, President, The Scouts and Guides Organisation, Bangalore. Gracing the event by lighting the lamp, distinguished Chief Guest gave a clarion call to love Kannada language and also to respect other languages. The President of the event Rev Fr Roshan Rosario spoke of the rich cultural and linguistic heritage of Karnataka. He emphasized that it is our responsibility to carry forward the flame of our established traditions. Students put their steps together for dance and other cultural programmes. The top scorers of Kannada language in II PU Board Examination were felicitated during this occasion. Indeed, it was a meaningful celebration!

Kannada Rajoytsava : Anugraha School, Bidar
On 1st of November Anugraha School celebrated the Kannada Rajyotsava in a grand manner. Shri. Veeranna Baggewadi, Deputy Commissioner of Excise Bidar district was the chief guest for the programme. Shri. J. Anil Raj, Inspector of Excise, Bhalki Range, Bhalki, Shri. Daulathraya, Sub-Inspector of Excise, Bhalki Range, Bhalki and Shri. Dundappa Hakki, Sub-Inspector of Excise, Bhalki Range, Bhalki were other invited guests for the programme. The programme began around 8. 30 AM. The guests were invited to the programme by the school band. Shri. Veeranna Baggewadi, Deputy Commissioner of Excise garlanded the photo of Goddess Bhuvaneshwari and hoisted the national flag. We all paid respect to the State by singing the Naada Geethe and paid respect to the Nation by singing the National Anthem. Mr. Subhash the assistant-teacher in his speech mentioned about the history of Karnataka State, the contribution of the language, culture and origin of the Karnataka flag.

Kannada Rajyotsava “Karnataka One State Many World” : Infant Jesus School
Karnataka is a state interwoven with Exuberant Heritage diverse linguistic and ethnicities. Infantiens are today reminded of this great diversity in one united state called Karnataka on Kannda Rajyotsva . Students through their dance showcased the rich culture of Karunadu. A informative video clip was shown to the students which reflected the detailed history of Karnataka Ekikarna movement. Principal enlighten the student’s about preserving the rich heritage and culture of our land.

NCC Camp @ St Anthony’s Institutions
Parade is Our Paradise; We have fire in our Eyes that rage in our Heart! Sacrifices are nothing to us when we serve our Purpose; those 3 Words made us “National Cadet Corps”. The Annual NCC Camp of Group ‘A’ division, Bangalore zone was held at Darshan College campus, St Anthony’s Institutions from 18th to 27th October 2019. This was organized by 3 Karnataka Battalion, Bangalore under the able leadership and supervision of Commanding Officer Colonel J.N. Kumar. There were 488 Cadets from all over Bangalore guided by 65 Officers and Staff members residing in the College campus. This camp was specially held for RD selection. During these days of training and activity, the Campus was fully vibrant with the resounding chorus of commands and rhythmic sound of March past. The NCC has excellent credential in grooming the youth of today, in character building and inculcating a sense of duty and service.

We Deeply Love Our Patron : St Francis of Assisi School
We the children and staff of St Francis of Assisi school celebrated its founder’s day in a grand scale on 3rd October 2019. We began the programme with prayer dance followed by reading of short life history of St Francis of Assisi. The parliamentarians of our school performed a dance on the ‘Canticle of Brother Sun and Sister Moon’ which depicted the love of St Francis for nature. Teachers sang Franciscan hymns as children paid homage to their patron by offering flowers to the statue of St Francis of Assisi. Festive joy was shared by distributing sweets to children and the people those who were present on that day.

Deepawali A Festivity of Lights : Infant Jesus School
There’s always something warm and bright, about this time of the year, when everything has a special glow, and hearts are full of cheer. Deepawali marks the triumph of light over darkness and good over evil, but it also is a day of service and generosity to our fellow man. Infantine celebrated Deepawali with much festivity and joy. Shri Sadaksari temple priest of Adisakthi Nagar gave a thought provoking massage to the gathering about the significance of the feast . Students enacted the short play of Bali Chakravarthi and won the hearts of all. May the mirth and merriment of the magical festival of lights give you endless moments of joy and love.

A Great help for Teachers  : St Francis of Assisi School
A half a day session, on the theme of adolescence was organised to the teachers of St. Francis of Assisi school in the school auditorium on 2nd of October. The session began with prayer followed by the welcome to the speakers of the day. Addressing the teachers, Dr. Rajendra Salagare, explained the growth in the brain of children at different levels. Connecting to that he made references in the behavioural changes in children at different stages. Continuing the session, Dr. Yatish Poojari, spoke on the positive disciplinary actions to mend the behavior of the adolescence. Many tips were given, as how a teacher can positively change the behavior of children without punishing them. The session was very fruitful one to all the teachers.

Visitation of the chairperson of Capuchin Education Board : Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya Pothnal
22nd October was the memorable day for Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya. We were proud to welcome Rev.Fr. Robin Victor D’souza, the secretary of Capuchin Education Board and the province treasurer Fr. Vijish Loyed Menezes. They were greeted by the school band and there after wonderful assembly was conducted by 6th std 7th std students. The esteemed guest were honored by the Headmaster Fr. Dominic Sunil Lobo. Fr. Robin spoke about the importance of value based education and he requested all the teachers to give more importance to this. There after he met all the teaching and non-teaching staff. Teachers were given opportunity to express their views and suggestions.

On October 19, 2019 the portals of Trinity Central School were filled with anxious, but confident voices. And it was a busy afternoon with triplet functions.
The afternoon proceedings commenced with the invocation of God’s blessings through a melodious song sung by our teachers. This was followed by the PTA meet. Dr. Shruthi T Mayur, an eminent Professor of TAPMI, Manipal was the resource person of the programme. Accompanying Dr. Shruthi, on the dais were the strong pillars of Trinity Central School Fr. Claud Mascarenhas, Guardian of Trinity Vihar, who was also the President of the function and Fr. Anil D’Costa, the Principal. Fr. Ravi Rajesh our Administrator, Mrs. Magdelina Lewis, the Academic Coordinator, Mrs. Archana Shetty, the Pre-Primary Section Head and PTA Secretary Mrs. Chandini were also present on the stage.

A programme on ‘Time Management and Peer Pressure’ was organized for the students of grades 9 and 10 on Tuesday, 15th October 2019 at Trinity Central School, Perampalli. Mr. Shridhar D, Faculty, Department of Occupational Therapy, MAHE, was the co-ordinator of the programme. Mr. Sridhar and his team presented the topic through a power point, followed by activities that conveyed the message of time management and the negative influence of peer pressure. There was constructive involvement of the students and the session was really beneficial to them.
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TREK TO BELVAI MOUNTAINS : Trinity Central School
Just like any other profession, mountaineering too, has now cemented its place from being just an adventure sport to full time profession for adventurists. And our students from the Scouts and Guides, Cubs and Bulbuls accompanied by their Animators and few other enthusiastic teachers made their way through the forests and mountains of Belvai, Moodbidri on 4th October 2019. Students learnt the ways of mountaineering and as they trekked up the mountains, they came to acknowledge and learn about the vast nature – forest, flora and fauna. After a brief stop for rest, our enthusiastic trekkers made their way to explore the caves and the Konnaje Kallu temple.
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CELEBRATION OF PATRON’S DAY at Trinity Central School
“Make me a channel of your peace”. These are the words that laid the foundation for the Franciscan order. The holy man, whose very words, we echo here at Trinity, was brought to life, during the celebrations of our founder and our Patron St. Francis Assisi on 4th October 2019. Trinity family began the founder’s day celebration with Holy Eucharist. The programme began with the soulful rendition of St. Francis’s song of peace and love – “Make me a channel of your peace”. Prior to that our principal Fr. Anil D’Costa garlanded the statue of St. Francis. After the prayer, the students of grade 3 presented a meaningful enactment of the life of St. Francis. Ms. Khushi of grade 5 shared her thoughts about St. Francis through her speech. A short video about the 4 important locations viz Laverna, Greccio, Rivo Torto and Spoleto wherein St. Francis imprinted his footsteps which also represent the four houses of the school were shown through a slideshow with a brief voice over by Pruthvi and Derick of grade 5.
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YSM INTERACTION at Trinity Central School
The students of grade 7 and 8, had a fruitful and engaging session with Fr. Edwin D’Souza, Director of YSM (Young Students Movement), Udupi Diocese on 3rd October 2019. Fr. Edwin educated the students about the objectives and goals of the YSM. In his interaction, he encouraged the students to enrol themselves in YSM, wherein they will learn to become responsible citizens by changing their way of life, certain thinking which in turn will bring about a gradual but meaningful change in society.
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“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” These words of our Father of the Nation, Gandhiji echoed across the portals of our institution and minds of our students. On 1st October 2019, our Trinity fraternity held a brief celebration of the birthday of the man who fought for the very freedom that we now enjoy – Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi lovingly known as Bapu. The celebrations commenced with the invocation of Bapu’s daily prayer – “Raghupathi Raghava Raja Ram”. After which our Principal Fr. Anil D’Costa garlanded the portrait of Gandhiji. Ms. Stuthi of grade 7 spoke a few words about Gandhiji – his life, his principles and about his long walk to achieve our freedom. Following this, our Principal too, spoke on the occasion. He mentioned about how we should imbibe the core values of Gandhiji in our daily lives. He asked us to value our freedom and respect it as, we must never forget Gandhiji’s struggles to give us the freedom which we now enjoy.
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Seminar on Goods and Services Tax (GST) @ Darshan College
We must care for each other more, and tax each other less. With an objective to update knowledge on Goods and Services Tax in the education sector, Darshan College in association with Primax Foundation organized 2 days of MDP on GST- Smart Taxation System. Indirect Tax Experts and Chartered Accountants Prof. B.G. Madhuri Prabhu and Prof. Shivakumar were the resource persons for the first and second technical sessions of the workshop respectively. The College Management thanked and felicitated the resource persons for their availability and expertise on the topic. The talk revolved around the salient features of GST, benefits, framework and its effect in the education sector. Making GST simpler for the audience, the Resource Persons also conversed about the key definitions of aggregate turnover, business, business vertical, supply, imports and exports among various other important terminologies. The faculty members, students and representatives from neighbouring colleges actively participated in the seminar. There is no such thing as a good tax.
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CAREER GUIDANCE SEMINAR at Trinity Central School
“A career is not just about income – it is the stepping stone to follow your dreams and aspirations too”. Students of grade 9 and 10, who are at the threshold of deciding their future spent an interactive, educative and refreshing session on Career Guidance with the students of the SCIO foundation, under the aegis of MIT Manipal on 3rd October 2019. The session commenced with a candid interaction with Ms. Meghana, who had a keen hindsight to know the future plans of the students. Further, her colleagues Ms. Aditi, Ms. Riddhi, Mr. Advith, Ms. Apoorva and Ms. Geetha shared with the students in depth about the various job opportunities and requisites under the various streams of Medical Engineering, Arts, Commerce and Science and of Non-Conventional courses such as Merchant Navy, The Armed Forces and Culinary Arts etc. Overall, the students spent a meaningful and fruitful session with the MIT- SCIO resource persons.
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Workshop on Relevance of Gandhian Principles @ Darshan College
“When burden becomes responsibility and when concern triggers creativity, we encounter Gandhian spirit in action!” The occasion of Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary has given us an opportunity to remind the humanity of the efficacy of the message of his life. To mark the 150th birth anniversary of Gandhiji, Mahatma Gandhi’s Committee of Darshan College organized one day workshop on the relevance of Gandhian Principles in the current scenario which was presided over by Smt. Indira Krishnappa, Honourable Secretary, Karnataka Gandhi Smaraka Nidhi, Bangalore, Mr. Krishna Murthy, Member, Karnataka Gandhi Smaraka Nidhi and the resource person Mr. Byramangala Ramegowda, Member, Karnataka Sahitya Academy and also the Honourable President, BES Evening College, Administrative Council.
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There are very few people in this world who have left a long-lasting impression on fellow beings with their ideologies and perspective in life that still make an impact. One such person is Mahathma Gandhiji. India as a nation cannot forget the profound impression of Ahimsa taught by Mahathma upholding the basic truth of Indian culture to the world. No wonder today whole world is chanting the manthra of Ahimsa and honouring the great soul. Infantaines celebrated the Gandhi Jayanthi with great devotion with the logo “SWACCHA BHARATH ACCHA BHARATH” being true to the spirit of Mhathma Gandhidji.
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District Level Inter-Collegiate Kabaddi Tournament @ St Anthony’s PU College
A beautiful balance between holding on and letting go is what required in a game of Kabaddi. It was a dream realized for the Management of St Anthony’s Institutions with the joint collaboration of Department of Pre-University Education, Bangalore South District in organizing District Level Inter-Collegiate KABADDI for Boys & Girls in our college campus for two days. It’s really stunning to learn that 104 boys and 25 girls’ teams were registered for the competition. It was a pleasant sight for the eyes as each team put out their heart and soul echoing the words Hum Kisise Kam Nahi, as they battled for the final victory.
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Teachers Seminar at Trinity Central School
With the exams round the corner the teachers of Trinity Central School gathered together for a well-defined meaningful hour of peace and de-stressing on 19th September 2019 from 9.00 to 10am. This was made possible under the able guidance of Mrs & Mr. Shridhar the manager of Heartfulness Meditation Centre, Udupi and Dr. Sathyakanth, Asst. Prof at MIT Manipal. The programme, divided into 3 phases commenced with a brief introduction by Mr. Shridhar. This was followed by the presentation of interactive videos and testimonials by those who have experienced the benefits of Heartfulness Meditation. The best and most beneficial part of this session was the engaging 30 minutes of a quiet, peaceful and relaxing meditation.
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HINDI DIVAS CELEBRATION at Trinity Central School
Hindi Divas was celebrated on Monday, 16th September, 2019 at the school premises. The programme commenced with a welcome song, led by the students of Grade V. This was followed by a speech from Royston of grade 9, who briefly spoke about the initiation, importance and relevance of Hindi Divas. Students of Grade III enacted a short meaningful skit about the importance and the present need of learning Hindi which is also one of the official languages of India. The skit, highlighted on the aspect of as being proud of not just English and other vernacular languages but even Hindi as well.
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ADD COLURS TO YOUR LIFE : Infant Jesus School
Infantines with incredible gusto and zeal participated in the Fancy dress competition. It was a colourful day as many children participated with the colourful costumes and attire. Once could see the height of creativity and only admire it with gladness. Competition was conducted in different levels. Students involved themselves with great exoneration and fun giving away smiles to all those who are gathered around them.

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Hi! Post Master : Infant Jesus School
Lower class children were taken to Chikmagalore Post Office as a part of exposure programme. For almost all the children it was a new experience as they were all entering the post office for the first in their life time. Children had a great learning experience where they interacted with the post office staff. Infant Jesus School takes at most care to give quality based education and treys its best in creating and forming wise students to the society.
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Day out with Veggies : Infant Jesus School
Vegetables are integral parts our food culture. Different verities vegetables become different ingredients to add taste to the recipe. Though infantine eat all kinds of vegetables some have special choice and haltered towards the certain vegetables. Lower class children were taken to Vegetable market and were introduced the types of vegetables thus encouraging them to be vegetable friendly.
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Teachers' Day Celebration : Infant Jesus School
Mother is a first Teacher and Teacher is the Second Mother - HAPPY TEACHER’S DAY. Every Teacher’s day reminds us the important role a teacher plays in the life of a student. Teacher’s day gives us an opportunity to honour our teachers fondly remembering and cherishing the dedication and Kindness. Infantines did their best to thank and honour their loving teachers on this graceful day. Students performed various cultural programs and conducted vey many games to the teachers and supporting staff of the school. All teachers were delighted at the student’s expression of gratitude with extraordinary events and programme. The most exciting part was ‘Teacher’s Patriotic Dance competition’ where all teachers participated with exuberance and won the hearts of Children with their stunning performance. Winner of these events were given prizes by the students.
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Taluk level sports competition : Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya Pothnal
Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya students participated in taluk level sports competition and secured many prizes for the school.

Sports Achievements : Infant Jesus School
“Winners never quit and quitters never win” . Our sports champs performed their best in the various athletic events organised in the Chikmaglore district field by State Education Department. We congratulate the students who by their achievements have made the school proud and added coloured feather to the institution. Efforts of Physical education teachers are commendable as we are hoping for the better results for the comings sports events.
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TLM (Teaching Learning Materials) : Infant Jesus School
“Learning Never Exhausts the mind” Diligent teachers of our school are always try to find new means and ways to make learning joyful and fun filed experience. As the fruit of their efforts we have very creative and attractive TLM. Children enjoy these materials with great fun and frolic thus studies never become a burden to them rather a joyful experience.
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‘SAVE WATER’ campaign : Infant Jesus School
“Thousands have lived without love, not one without water” says W. H. Auden. Water is vital for human life and survival. ‘SAVE WATER’ campaign was conducted in the school to create awareness among students to conserve water bodies. Rain water harvesting model was presented and explained before the students. The input sessions helped the children to reflect upon the responsible use of water.

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Independence Day Celebration : Infant Jesus School
“Those who won our independence believed liberty to be the secret of Happiness and Courage” Keeping these warm thought in mind Infantines Proudly celebrated the Independence Day with great festivity and exhilaration. Principal in his speech enlighten that all citizen can be true patriot by living their respective life faithfully and loyally.
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Fruits Day : KNOW THE FRUITE YOU EAT - Infant Jesus School
Fruits are the indelible part of mans healthy nutritional habit. It not only tickles our taste buds it also gives us vital vitamins that are very much required for our physical growth. LKG UKG Children were made familiar with the different variety of fruits that are used in our daily lives by celebrating FRUITS DAY. It was an enchanting experience to the children and made their learning fun involved.
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YOGA DAY CELEBRATION : Infant Jesus School
The practice of Yoga is something that has the power to heal your entire body! It’s the best medicine that any doctor an ever give you and that for any kind of disease that you are suffering from. The fact is that yoga is a way of life. While all the other exercises take care of your physical conditions, yoga helps you to control your mind and body. To make this boon a daily practice, school organised and celebrated the Yoga day with great interest. Children were reminded the utility and usefulness of Yoga.
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Wold Environmental Day "SAVING ME YOU SAVE YOURSELF" : Infant Jesus School
“SAVING ME YOU SAVE YOURSELF” This is very much true with regard to the saving of the God given Nature. Nature is for our protection and survival and today nature is in danger thus posing danger for our own survival. Infantaines being aware of the most simple and common truth ‘Save earth and It will save you’ did their might by celebrating World Environmental Day with great enthusiasm. “Human Tree” was formed to create awareness to themselves and to the society about saving environment must be the at most priority. Various kinds of saplings were planted in the school premises to Mark this day by tiny tots, students and teachers.
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Wold Environmental Day "SAVING ME YOU SAVE YOURSELF" : Infant Jesus School
“SAVING ME YOU SAVE YOURSELF” This is very much true with regard to the saving of the God given Nature. Nature is for our protection and survival and today nature is in danger thus posing danger for our own survival. Infantaines being aware of the most simple and common truth ‘Save earth and It will save you’ did their might by celebrating World Environmental Day with great enthusiasm. “Human Tree” was formed to create awareness to themselves and to the society about saving environment must be the at most priority. Various kinds of saplings were planted in the school premises to Mark this day by tiny tots, students and teachers.
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Debate Competition 14/09/2019 : Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya Pothnal
Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya conducted debate competition on 14th September. The topic for the debate competition was ‘CELL PHONES BE ALLOWED IN SCHOOLS?’ Four houses namely Spoleto, Greccio, Damiano, and Alverno appointed 15 members for the competition. Students who were in favour of the mobiles said that, more and more children and teenagers are getting their own cell phones as they are a very handy and cheap, and useful mode of communication. Especially in case of some emergency children can swiftly call their parents or helpline numbers like the police. The team which was not in favour of the mobiles said that, cell phones should not be allowed in schools as they will cause distraction for both students and teachers. There was a thrilling and exciting competition between the houses which continued for one hour. Headmaster was the moderator of the debate competition. Students were allowed to speak out their opinion freely.

Teacher’s Day Celebrations at Trinity Central School
“Good teachers are the reason why ordinary students dream to do extraordinary things”. The above words hold very true of the teachers of Trinity Central School, Perampalli. And the love and dedication of teachers was beautifully acknowledged on the occasion of Teacher’s Day on September 5th, 2019. The day long celebrations began with the celebration of Eucharist and novena to Mother Mary. This was followed by a short programme by the PTA members. On the dais were the Principal, Fr. Anil D’costa, Fr. Ravi Rajesh the School Administrator, Academic Co-ordinator Mrs. Magdelina Lewis, Mrs. Archana Shetty the Pre-Primary Section Head, and Mr. K Sreedharan and Mrs. Chandini the President and Secretary of the PTA respectively.
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New Look to the Administrative Office @ St Anthony’s Institutions
If the Lord does not build the house, in vain do its builders labour (Ps 127: 1) The inmates of St Anthony’s Institutions were privileged to realize their long awaited dream in and through the inauguration and blessing of the newly renovated Administrative Office. This Office is a forum for work, organization, lucidity and economy which is well organized according to the pattern of the Institute. Rev. Fr Alwyn Dias, Provincial, Holy Trinity Province, Karnataka invoked God’s blessings on this Office and all those gathered. The Guardians of the neighbouring communities inaugurated the Office by cutting the ribbon. A few faculty members, domestic staff and some students were present for this blessing ceremony. The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.
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Astonishing Brains of Assisi Amused the Society  : St Francis of Assisi School
“This world makes me wonder, every time when I see it leads me into amusement. One side God’s creation speaks of creative and handy works and another side man’s reasoning power pushes me into awe.”
A science exhibition by name ‘Science Xpo-2019’ was held on the 14th September 2019, wherein students showcased static and working models in St. Francis of Assisi School. The exhibition began with the welcoming ceremony to the chief guest and other guest followed by the prayer dance. Dr. T.C. Gopal, the HOD of JSS college Gokak, was the chief guest of the day, who inaugurated the Science Xpo-2019 and said that the objective of this Xpo was not only to inculcate a scientific attitude but also research-mindedness.
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Believe it or not, I can prepare a Bouquet  : St Francis of Assisi School
With colourful and variety of flowers, Assisi children showcased the talent of preparing bouquets during the flower arranging competition which was held in the school premises. It was conducted for the I to X std students. They were given an hour to prepare a bouquet in an attractive manner by using their creative mind. What a surprise it was! to see innovative ideas, artistic mind and imaginative power of kids, which was witnessed by teachers and people present over there during arrangements of flowers.
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Good teachers form better human beings for the society  : St Francis of Assisi School
With great love and respect for teachers, St Francis of Assisi School students organized wonderful programme on 7 September, 2019. Through their programme, they expressed their sentiments of gratitude to all the teachers. We are proud to be an Assisians, because of our teachers. We have been blessed by God to have wonderful teachers who understand and motivate us in learning. Sir Jeevan heighted in his speech the role and importance of teachers in the life of a student. We love you teachers was the voice echoing whole day.
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Farmer’s Day Celebration : Trinity Central School
On 28.08.2019 our enthusiastic kindergarten students, enjoyed an eventful and meaningful day, as they celebrated and honored, the people, that is ‘who don’t just work till the sun goes down but work till the job is done’ our beloved farmers. Dressed in traditional farming attire, the students were informed about crops, farming and farming equipments. The students enjoyed a video that highlighted the same, and also learnt about ploughing through an enactment of the same, by some of the children. On the whole our students learnt, not only about farming, but also the importance of the presence and need of farmers in our lives. The program was beautifully animated by Ms. Umavathi and other teachers.
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Handwriting Competition And Karate Competition - 07-09-2019 : Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya Pothnal
On 7th September we had the handwriting competition in three different languages. All the students from class 1st to 10th std actively participated in it. This was to enable students to improve their handwriting skill. We also had karate competition at the district level. Prema Bishwas of class 9th std won and selected for state level competition.

Triumph of the Anthonians
Winners are not people who never fail; but people who never quit. The consistent practice along with strong determination blended with will power led the Students of St. Anthony’s Institutions to attain glorious feat. The foundation for marathon of Victories began with Sachin Poovaiah who represented the Indian Kabaddi Team for World Cup held in Malaysia and returned with Gold medal. The Anthonians under the able guidance and training of Prof. Srinidhi Siddharth, Director of Physical Education, brought laurels to the Institute. 8 Gold medals were bagged in Taekwondo and 9 in Judo apart from silver and bronze in Bangalore South District level tournaments. The Kabaddi Teams of our PU and Degree College won the first and the third prize respectively in a tournament organized by PES University. Two of our Students were victorious in the debate competition held in Kengeri First Grade College. Victory is reserved for those who have will to pay its price.
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New building of Anugraha School was inaugurated
The New building of Anugraha School was inaugurated on 9th of September, 2019. The programme witnessed many esteemed guests, fathers, sisters and parents. The Provincial Minister Rev. Fr. Alwyn Dias, the President of the programme, inaugurated the new school building. In his speech, he remembered the selfless service given by the fathers in bringing up the school. He continued in his speech telling about Anugraha School, which is known for the quality education and it is reaching out to the poor and needy people of Halbarga and surroundings. Rev. Fr. Stany Lobo, vicar General, Gulbarga Diocese blessed the new school building and wished all the best for the school ministry. Rev. Fr. Robin Victor D’Souza. Secretary, Capuchin Education Board, Karnataka was present for the programme and appreciated the efforts of the fathers.
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TEACHERS DAY 05-09-2019 : Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya Pothnal
On 5th September we had grand celebration of teachers day under the leadership SPL and the school parliament guided by the Headmaster. Teachers were welcomed with a school band to the stage.They were honoured with a flower and offered a memorable gift. Students had put up a beautiful cultural programe trained by the senior students. Three of our students spoke on the importance of teacher’s day, and one of them appreciated the hard work of the teachers . Sir Devarayappa thanked the students and spoke on the great responsibility of the teacher. Different games were conducted for the teachers and were rewarded with a prize. Finally Headmaster thanked the students for their hard work. The program was concluded with the special meal for teachers and students.

CRAFT COMPETITION : Trinity Central School
Creativity and celebrations are like a hand that fits in glove. The Independence Day festivities continued, as our students indulged themselves and brought out their creative streak to the fore. The craft competition was held for all students from Grade 1 to 10. The corridors and school quadrangles and classrooms were lit up, with various, creative art displays of lamps, boats, pen stands, flower vases etc. Students made craft décor from environment friendly and recyclable materials mainly old plastic bottles, newspapers, coconut shells etc. The judges had their task cut-out in adjudging and selecting the best, and the best above the rest, since all students had put their best creative efforts and imagination to the fore. The day was well spent and enjoyed by all.
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Forget Me Not, In Monsoon : St Francis of Assisi School
Monsoon is a time for kids to rejoice. Though they prefer to get soaked in the rain, umbrellas of different sizes, shapes and patterns always attract them the most. Assisi students wait for monsoon to use the umbrellas of their choice. What if kids could make their umbrellas look the way they prefer to be? In view of this umbrella decoration was organized and students decked umbrellas with innovative ideas and won the hearts of organizers.
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Blood Donation Camp @ Darshan College
You need a big heart and free mind for blood donation and not money and strength. Annual Blood Donation Camp-2019 was organized by NSS unit of Darshan College in collaboration with Indian Red Cross Society. This was an initiative to motivate the young minds towards noble causes such as blood donation. The event was organized and coordinated by Prof. Bharathi and Prof. Divyashree S.R. Many Student volunteers participated actively in the event and gave wide publicity through posters, invitation cards and catchy slogans. This event witnessed a large crowd of donors, both general public and students’ community and their enthusiasm for this social cause was commendable. The drive was a huge success with 88 units of blood being donated. The appreciation certificates were given to the donors and the College Management by Indian Red Cross Society for organizing such a successful camp. Blood donation is the real act of humanity.
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Believe it or not, I can actually draw : St Francis of Assisi School
To provide a platform for the budding artists, to bring out latent creativity, St Francis of Assisi school organized drawing and painting competition for the whole school on 24th August, 2018. This opportunity led them to bravura imagination and expression of themselves in creative way on drawing sheets. The Primary class students sketched on ‘Save Environment’. On the other hand the high school students painted ‘Nature destruction is Man’s destruction’. It was really commendable to watch little artists, artistically portraying on themes.
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May Allah Bless You : St Francis of Assisi School
In a grand scale with the support, generosity and co-operation of Muslim Parents St Francis of Assisi school celebrated Eid-Al-Adha festival in the school auditorium. Muslim children along with other children highlighted the importance of the festivity through cultural items, such as Quawali, devotional hymns and dance. Fr Veerus presided over the programme and in his address he made a note of the contribution of Muslim brethren in various fields. He also gave a call to respect the richness and heritage of each religion. Besides this, he expressed his happy sentiments for having given equal importance for every religion in this school. At the end, all big hearted people, who made this day possible and all children who partook in the programme we remembered and thanked.
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Bless Our Country : St Francis of Assisi School
The heavy showers and floods in Chikodi and Belgaum district led St Francis of Assisi school to celebrate Independence Day in moderate way. All the students and staff gathered on the ground and invoked God’s choicest blessing on our country. Thereafter, National Flag was hoisted by the chief guest Rev. Fr. Vijay Kumar OFM Cap., the new director of Vimukti social cell and superior of Christalay, Chikodi. After flag hoisting ceremony, Nursery, LKG, IX and X standard students put steps for the songs and brought out the importance of the day. The chief guest Fr Vijay Kumar threw some light on the struggles for the freedom then and now. The function ended with distribution of sweets and saying the slogan ‘Make our country sweet Lord’.
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Chefs in the making @ St Anthony’s PU College
Cooking is like painting or writing a song. Just as there are only so many notes or colours, there are so many flavours – it’s how you combine them that sets you apart. In a society where instant cooking is gaining prominence, St Anthony’s PU College called for a cooking competition to encourage students to find joy in kitchen. Right amount of ingredients put together in love, makes the best of recipes. Many students zealously took part in the event in groups of three. There were totally 35 groups fighting tooth and nail for the first position. Mrs Vidya Rani N who is an experienced Software Engineer and Mr Shankarmurthi, Asst Professor, Department of English, GFGC, Kengeri were the jury members who after tasting every one of the cuisines adjudged the winners. Cooking requires confident guesswork and improvisation – experimentation and substitution, dealing with failure and uncertainty in a creative way.
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ORANGE DAY CELEBRATION : Trinity Central School
Orange day was celebrated on August 14th, 2019. Students of the kindergarten section, were a sight to behold, as they glowed in their beautiful orange dresses and t-shirts and shorts. Creativity of the children came afore, as they dipped in chubby thumbs in orange paint, and beautifully put their thumb impressions, on the flag of India. The students thoroughly enjoyed the day, as the color of orange hue, shone through an otherwise cloudy rainy day.
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Cluster Level Sports And Games (High School)  28-08-2019 : Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya Pothnal
Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya School Students participated in cluster level sports and games and won in some of the sports.
Games :
Throw ball Girls 2nd place, Vally ball Boys 2nd place, Kabaddi Girls 2nd place
Sports : Boys :
100mt Race 1st place, 200mt Race 1st place, High Jump 1st place, Long Jump 2nd place
Girls :
100mt Race 2nd place, 400mt Relay 2nd place, High Jump 1st place, Long Jump 1st place, Discuss Throw 2nd place, Discuss (Boys) 2nd place
Boys Hand Ball : 2nd place in District Level .
Five of our school students are selected for division level handball match. All these students were applauded during the school assembly.

Parents-Teachers’ Meeting @ Darshan College
At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of parents – Jane D. Hull. Our Institution values the support and commitment of Parents in the holistic growth of the Students. It is indeed significant for all of us to get involved in this collaborative effort. With an urge of working together to foster self-esteem, motivation and fulfilment in our students, Parents-Teachers’ Meet was organized at Darshan College. B.Com, BBA and BCA toppers were felicitated for their outstanding performance in academics. Later, Students’ Academic Performance, information about backlog, Attendance information were disclosed to all the parents by their respective class mentors. Parents felt contented and appreciated the various training programmes that are being arranged for their wards. Education is a shared commitment between dedicated teachers, motivated students and enthusiastic parents with high expectations.
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Cluster Level Sports And Games 21-08-2019 : Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya Pothnal
We had the cluster level sports and games . Many of our students participated in it and won the prizes.
Prize winners at the primary level sports.
Boys kabaddi 1st place
Boys Volleyball 1st place
Girls Volleyball 1st place.
High school Boys Handball runner-up (District level) and five players are selected for Gulbarga division.
Individual Sports :
High Jump, Long Jump
Discus Throw
100mt Race 2nd place
400mt Race 2nd place
600mt Race 3rd place
200mt Race 2nd place
Relay 2nd place.
As a school we all applauded these students who actively participated in the sports and games and wished them to be good sports persons and honoured them with the certificates.

Cluster Level Prathiba Karanji 24-08-2019 : Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya Pothnal
We had cluster level Prathiba Karanji on 24-08-2019. Our students took part in different competitions and won many prizes.
Lower primary level competitions.
Fancy Dress 1 st place, Patriotic song 1 st place, Kavvali 2 nd place,
Higher primary level competitions:
Patriotic song 1 st place, Kavvali 1 st place, Story Telling 1 st place, Fancy Dress 2 nd place, Urdu memorization 2 nd place, Hindi memorization 2 nd place
High School Level Competition:
Kannada Speech 1 st place, English Speech 1 st place, Hindi Speech 1 st place, Urdu Speech 1 st place, Telugu Speech 1 st place, Pick And Speech 1 st place, Rangoli Speech 1 st place, Gazal Speech 1 st place, Fancy Dress 1 st place, Drawing 2 nd place
Folk Song 2 nd place, Folk Dance 2 nd place, Skit 3 rd place
We the Head Master staff and students applauded all the participated during the school assembly and honoured them with certificates.

Seminar on Health & Hygiene @ St Anthony’s PU College
“Health is wealth as we all know; Hygiene is the way to make it grow. Actions are little in to and fro, but we have to go with the flow”. Health is given the highest prominence in the life of a human person. Each individual makes every effort to maintain ones health. In line with this, the Girls’ Welfare Committee of St Anthony’s PU College organized a seminar on Health and Hygiene and PCOS for the PU students. Dr Sunitha Sharma, Obstetrician and Gynecologist was the resource person. She enlightened the students about basic hygienic practices for girls, cleared misconceptions and answered queries about students’ health. She wound up her session by touching on the topic PCOS which is a current health issue among teen girls. To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.
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INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION 15-08-2019 : Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya Pothnal
We the staff and students of Sneha Jyothi School celebrated 73rd Independence day in a grand manner. Rev. Fr. Satish, The Director of Vimukthi Social centerwas chief guest of the day. Rev. Fr. Thomas Mr. Soloman vice president of P.T.A. Sr. Martha, Mr. Sujith Dally were other invited guests. Guests were welcomed at the entrance gate of our school with an arathi and school band. Chief guest Fr. Sathish hoisted the flag and we all honoured our national flag by saluting and singing and national Anthem. There after our students who were divided in to four houses paid respect to our national flag by marching forward. It was indeed a excellent performance.

The students of St. Francis of Assisi School Chikodi, paid visit to flood affected areas in Chikodi region. The visit was organised from the school on 16 & 17th of August. The students and the staff witnessed the pathetic condition and the breathtaking situations in and around Bivshi, Jatrat and Kallol. The collapsed thatches and decaying cross stunned us. Several people were interviewed, they ended up in pouring out their pain regarding the loss they underwent. They pleaded us to stretch out our helping hand in this devastated condition.
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INDEPENDENCE DAY : Trinity Central School
Independence Day – 15th August is a day of reverence and patriotism, where in we remember the sacrifices of our brave visionaries, soldiers, freedom fighters and unsung heroes. This patriotic fervor, glowed on the faces of all present for the 73rd Independence day celebrations held at Trinity Central School on 15th August 2019. Braving the heavy rain, our chief guest of the event Sir Gopalakrishna Bhat – a retired Army Veteran and Pharmacist, along with other dignitaries of day, unfurled the Tri-color, to the melodious voices that echoed, the national anthem. Mrs. Shantha Rao wife of Mr. Gopalakrishna Bhat, in her brief speech, iterated on the importance of the Independence Day, and of our responsibilities as citizens of this country. She encouraged and advised students to be more active and creative, and not to spend all time on the phone or on social media.
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Elocution Competition @ St Anthony’s PU College
There are three things to aim at in public speaking: first, to get into your subject, then to get your subject into yourself, and lastly, to get your subject into the heart of your audience. To enhance the public speaking skills of the students, St Anthony’s PU College organized Elocution competition both in English and Kannada languages. The theme for the Elocution was ‘Role of youth in the modern society’. All the participants exhibited with confidence and courage their profound ideas and lofty thoughts on the topic. The event was adjudged by Prof. Sujatha, Research Scholar, Bangalore University and Prof. Manoj Kumar, Department of English, Darshan College. The Judges commended the diction, articulation and fluency of the students in public speaking. If you can speak, you can influence; if you can influence, you can change lives.
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Independence Day Celebration @ Darshan College & St Anthony’s PU College
May the sun in his course visit no land more free, more happy, more lovely, than this our country! With this basic feeling of oneness and vigourous patriotic spirit for the country, the Anthonian family gathered together on the 15th of August 2019 to pay honour and respect to our nation, India. The 73rd Independence Day was celebrated with great fervour and enthusiasm at St Anthony’s Institutions, Kengeri, Bangalore. Rev. Fr Robin Victor D’ Souza, OFM Cap, Executive Secretary, CEB unfurled the tri-colour National flag and emphasized saying that pleasure without conscience and politics without principles is a futile exercise. Students gave expression to their nationalistic spirit by means of various performances. May we always have the freedom to choose, freedom to dream and freedom to live. Freedom is never dear at any price, it is the breath of life.
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Singing Competition 04-08-2019 : Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya Pothnal
Filmy Song competition was held on 04-08-2019.Students Of class 6th to 10th took part in it . Students gave thrilling competition . Brothers of Clara Vihar were the judges of this competition. Winners were given opportunity improve their talents .Headmaster announced the winners name during the assembly.

Inauguration of NSS & Red Cross Units @ Darshan College
“What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world remains immortal.” Darshan College strives to inculcate the sense of service in the minds of students through National Service Scheme (NSS). The inaugural function of NSS for the year 2019-2020 was chaired by Rev. Fr Roshan Rosario, Director, St Anthony’s Institutions in the gracious presence of Rev. Fr Joy D’Souza, Principal, Darshan College, Management, Faculty and Students. The Chief Guest for the function was Dr. Poornima Jogi, NSS Implementation Officer, State NSS Cell, Government of Karnataka. The NSS and Red Cross Units of Darshan College for 2019-20 were inaugurated on 03 Aug 2019. The students performed environmental awareness dance on pollution control.
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On 31st July 2019, students of Grade 10, had a rare opportunity to interact with. Ms. Anya Biggins, a renowned Psychologist from England. Ms. Anya, who is at present pursuing her Doctoral studies at Leicester University, visited the school as part of her studies. In a very candid and friendly approach, Ms. Anya shared about life in U.K. and various other facets of the British lifestyle like the culture, food and entertainment, sports etc. Students too with innate curiosity, were keen to know about life and living in UK especially the British Royal Family details of which Ms. Anya shared with equal exuberance. A fun question and answer session followed, with the students, asking questions about her experiences in South India.
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KANNADA ESSAY COMPETITION 26.07.2019 : Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya Pothnal
To create awareness among the students about environment and its protection. We conducted essay in kannada from class 5th to 10th . From class 1st to 3rd we had the story telling competition. All the students were encouraged to participated in the competitions. Result of the competition was announced by the Headmaster and participants were applauded by all.

GUEST LECTURE : Trinity Central School
“Never regret a day in your life. Good days give you happiness and bad days give you experience”. Mr. Mathew C Ninan, Director of Little Rock Indian School Brahmavar visited as a guest faculty to our school and motivated our 9th and 10th grade children on 16th July 2019. He spoke on topics such as ‘Good habits’ and ‘decision making’ and inspired the children with the real events and made the session active. The half day session was thus really thought provoking and are inspiring.
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“Competition is a good thing, it forces us to do our best”. To encourage the children in grooming their extra-curricular activity the school conducted competitions on 9th July 2019. Calligraphy competition for grade 1 to 3, Essay Writing for grade 4 and 5 and Picture writing for grade 6 to 10. All children gave their best and participated in their particular events actively. Overall the competitions helped the children to show their creativity and put forward their imagination.

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YOGA DAY : Trinity Central School
“Yoga is the journey of the self, to the self, through the self. Our scouts and guides along with their mentors attended the yoga day program held on 21st June 2019 at Rajangana, Udupi. The event was well organized by Sri Krishna Matha Udupi, Rotary Club Udupi, Bharath Scouts and Guides Udupi. Our students joined the other participants and experienced the knowledge about yoga and its benefits.
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TALENTS DAY : Trinity Central School
“One of the greatest talents is the talent to recognize and to develop it in others”. Trinity witnessed this talent in great measure as it was exhibited at its enthusiastic best, on July 2nd 2019. The students who were gathered at the Trinitorium, Mother Teresa Hall and Assisi Bhavan, showcased these talents to their fellow classmates. While the Mother Teresa Hall, and Assisi Bhavan was lively and abuzz with melodious voices and strong acting performances, the environment at the Trinitorium was that of a live concert, where the participants were in full gusto and tempo. The highlight of the event – was definitely the dance performances of the Kindergarten children, who exuberated innocence and joy. Our upcoming Lata’s and Elvis’ sang their heart in melodious flow, which kept the audience enchanted. Ms. Sharon, Ms. Jesslin and Ms. Deepthi were the judges of the competition.
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A Trip to Talakadu by Darshanites
Friends become our chosen family; good times and crazy friends make the best memories. With these positive and adventurous vibes, the Final Year students of Darshan College along with the faculty members enjoyed a day out to Talakadu, Gaganachukki and Bharachukki falls. The temples of 6th century dug-up by Archeological Survey of India since 1970-80s are a pride to the nation. The backwater facility at Talakadu drew the attention of everyone. The Bharachukki falls is wider than Gaganachukki falls and has a narrow path of stairs carved through the rocks. The former is also known for the coracle ride that takes travellers up to the mouth of the waterfall. The Gaganachukki falls is famous for old dargah and watchtower. A glimpse at these places in monsoon is a bliss, as the waterfall would be awesome for visitors. The Final year students and the Faculty had memories behind, friends beside and dreams before them.
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Quiz Competition 20-07-2019 : Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya Pothnal
To increase the general knowledge and to have competitive spirit we had the quiz competition on 20-07-2019. Students from class 1st to 10th std actively took part in this. Competition was conducted according to housewise . All the houses had thrilling competition among them . Winners were applauded during the school assembly when Asst.HeadMaster announced the result of the competition.

Essay Competition  : Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya Pothnal
Essay competition and story telling competition was held on 13-07-2019. To create awareness among the students about cleanliness essay competition was arranged . Students from class 4th std to 10th std participated in it . The topic Swachh Bharath (clean India mission) helped the students to know the significance cleanliness . Competition results were announced during the school assembly.

Freshers’ Day @ Darshan College
Every new experience in your life is being orchestrated to teach you something you need to know to move forward. Freshers’ Day is a day to begin to know one another and to walk together with the Seniors and the New-comers. Keeping this in mind, the Seniors warmly welcomed the Freshers to the Darshanite family. The total strength of the freshers for the Academic year 2019-20 is the highest ever in the history of Darshan College. The Cultural Secretary and Sports Secretary along with the Class Representatives pronounced the oath of fidelity towards their daily responsibilities during the ceremony of investiture. It was a mind blowing explosion of talent and music, showcasing the performances by the senior students. Rev. Fr Anthony Raj, Professor of Systematic Theology, Darshan Institute of Theology was the Chief Guest for the occasion. He appreciated the efforts of the Management and Faculty in making this Institution a vibrant and lively one and so also encouraged the students to be disciplined, hardworking and have perseverance. The future belongs to those who dare to believe in their dreams.
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Singing Competition : Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya Pothnal
Singing Competition was held on 6/07/2019 under the guidance of HeadMaster. Students from class 1st to 10th actively participated in it. Aim of this competition was to increase devotion to God and spread love and patriotic spirit towards the nation. There were nine teachers to judge the competitions. Winners names were announced by the HeadMaster during school assembly.

Vana Mahostava Day Celebration 6/07/2019 : Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya Pothnal
Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya and its Management Celebrated Vana Mahostava Day on July 6th . Rev.Fr.Joel Lob the Superior and the manager of the school was the president of this program. Mr. Rajesh Nayak the forest Officer and Mr.Ravi Patil S.D.R foundation were the chief guest of the day. This important and beautiful program was put up by Gracchio group under the leadership of Fr.Sunil. They enacted small value based skit; ‘how we need to protect our environment’. President of the day spoke well about our school which is bounded by the trees and entreated all the students and staff to save environment. Chief guest Mr. Rajesh spoke; why we need to grow plants and how it helps us. Mr. Ravi Patil also spoke about the saplings and requested to take care of them by watering it daily. There after chief guest and other youth of pothnal were honored for taking the responsibility and being example for others in growing plants. At the end of the program all were thanked by student Ankitha of class 5th.

Parents and Teachers Meeting of Class X Std. : Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya Pothnal
On 4th July at 2:30pm we had the meeting with parents.The Head Master and the Asst.Head Master and all the Subject teachers were present for the meeting. Meeting begun with the prayer song lead by the girls of class xth. Sir.Devrayappa welcomed the gathering. There after all the subject teachers were given an opportunity to speak on their subject. Then HeadMaster Fr.Sunil Dominic Lobo addressed the gathering saying that parents need to teach their children to be responsible in their studies. He also made them aware the importance of SSLC examination and result and requested them to co-operate with school and the teachers. Parents were also given an opportunity to express their opinion. Mis.Shridevi proposed vote of thanks . There after HeadMaster met all the students along with their parents and made known their performance in the FA1 examination. We winded our meeting at 3:45 pm.

Inauguration of the Academic Year @ Darshan College
‘Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learnt in school’. With a view to grow and excel, Darshan College commenced the new Academic Year 2019-20 for the BCOM, BBA and BCA Students. Rev. Fr William Prabhu, Provincial Councillor and also the Parish Priest and Guardian of St Anthony’s Church, Gangondanahalli was the Chief Guest. At the outset, the Faculty members were introduced and the Departmental Heads briefly introduced the curricular, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities for the academic year 2019-20. Rev Fr Royston D’ Souza, Administrator pronounced beautifully a few introductory words about the Chief Guest. Rev Fr William Prabhu exhorted the students to be well disciplined and competitive in the field of education.
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Prize Distribution Ceremony @ Darshan College

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Investiture Ceremony   : Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya Pothnal
The investiture ceremony of this academic year was on 02—07—2019. It was done under the leadership of Sir.Umesh and Sir. Devarayappa. Rev.Fr. Thomas the parish priest of St.Clara Vihar church Pothnal was the chief guest of the day . The elected S.P.L And A.S.P.L. and the cabinet of ministers took an oath saying that they will be always loyal to the school and the management. Newly elected leaders were given the badges by the headmaster. Cabinet members took an oath lead by Rev. Fr. Sunil. The chief guest Fr. Thomas spoke a few words on leadership and wished good luck . Head Master addressesd the gathering and congratulated the leaders.

Farewell Programme @ Darshan College
A word that refuses to die, the unforgettable good-bye was the chorus echoed in the hearts of Darshanites as they bade good-bye to the final year degree students as well as to Rev. Dr Fr Alwyn Dias, the Director of St Anthony’s Institutions for his yeoman service to the Institute. St. Anthony’s Institutions has seen growth in bounds under his leadership. With grateful hearts we wished him all the very best in his greater responsibilities as the President of Capuchin Education Board. Dr. Shivanna B, Syndicate Member, Bangalore University, was the esteemed Chief Guest for the event. The final year students adorned with traditional attire added beauty to the celebration. Bloom, bloom where you are planted, may your light radiate to the world around was our prayer for all.
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Drawing Competion  : Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya Pothnal
Drawing Competion of this academic year was held on 29th JUNE 2019 . Students from L.K.G to class Xth Participated in it . Students were given different themes and they came out with beautiful art . Winners list was read out by the Head Master and he congratulated them.

Mad Ads Competition @ Darshan College
The Mad Ad show competition is an opportunity to bring out individual and collective talents of the students participating in it. The idea behind conducting this competition is to provide a platform to the participants to explore their creativity and stage presence skills. It is expected from students that they should get equipped with the knowledge of Ad-making and the live execution of it. Participants are suggested that their Ad should contain the essentials of Advertisement, i.e. clarity, attractive in nature, creativity, appeal and simplicity. Many teams had taken part in the competition. Mr. Harshith M R, the National level Athlete and Ms. Bhuvana, a Model and Gold Medalist in B.Com, were the Jury members. Judges were all in praise for the students for coming up with great ideas in short time and making the atmosphere lively.
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Felicitation Programme for the II PUC Distinction holders @ St Anthony's PU College

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WELCOMING THE STUDENTS : Trinity Central School
‘Dreams come a size too big so that we can grow into them’. Students are the dreams of a teacher’s life. To make the students dream high and aim high, Trinity teachers welcomed the children to their Trinity home cheerfully on 03.06.2019. Children were given input session and were inspired with the thought provoking articles such as Seed, Rock, Hands, Books, Sports items, Communication gadgets and were asked to be like them useful and fruitful throughout the academic year. After which Rev. Fr. Anil D’Costa, the Principal of the school introduced the teachers and briefed about the rules and regulations of the school which has to be followed strictly.
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INVESTITURE CEREMONY : Trinity Central School
‘Leaders are made, they are not born. They are made by hard effort, which is the price which all of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile’. To lead the school in the disciplined manner, the school elected the Leaders and Assistant leaders framing a School Council. The investiture ceremony was held on 20.06.19. The S.P.L. Ms. Maimuna Khairunisha, A.S.P.L Master Thushank Chandrashekar along with the ministry, took the oath to animate the school, abiding to the school rules and by being obedient, truthful and loyal to their best. Rev. Fr. Charles Furtado Superior Assisi Nilaya, Moodbelle, the chief guest of the day, Rev. Fr. Anil D’Costa, Principal, Rev. Fr. Ravi Rajesh Serrao, the Administrator, along with the co-ordinators pinned the badges and wished school leaders great success in their leadership. There after the chief guest Rev. Fr. Charles motivated the students and spoke about the leadership qualities and invited everyone to be strong pillars of school as well as society at large.
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ART & CRAFT COMPETITION : Trinity Central School
‘Parents nurture the evolution of children’s ideas at home and teachers inspire creativity’. The school to bring up the creative minds, held the drawing, painting, pot painting and pencil sketch competition for nursery to grade 10 children on 17.06.2019, Monday. Children participated enthusiastically and came up with flying colors.
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Parents’ Orientation Programme @ St Anthony’s PU College
Every parent is the first teacher and every home is the first school. Understanding this great truth, the Management of St Anthony’s PU College held Parents’ Orientation programme in the college auditorium. Br Norbert D’ Souza, Chaplain in a hospice in New York was the Chief Guest and Br Joel Rosario, Administrator, Christ King Delegation, Mizoram-Tripura was the Guest of honour. He gave a call to be ‘Encouraging Parents’ to all gathered. Later, the Distinction holders and the toppers of the College in the II PU State Board Examinations 2018-19 were honoured and felicitated along with their parents. The Lecturers who had secured cent percent results in their respective subjects were appreciated and honoured. The Parents were given a glimpse of the formation and transformation which takes place at St Anthony’s PU College, highlighting the various activities organized throughout the year for the holistic growth of the students. It was a move to achieve - Academic Excellence and Character formation. The greatest blessing after the bounties of the Creator is the blessing of parents.
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VANAMAHOTSAVA : Trinity Central School
‘Lend a Hand, Save our Land’, was the motto echoed on this year’s Vanamahotsava Celebrations that was held in the school premises on June 14, 2019. The event, compered by Ms Rania of Grade 8, commenced with the planting of saplings in our school garden. Teachers of EVS Studies, and students accompanied by our Principal, Administrator and Academic Co-ordinators, and Ms Avleyn the event co-ordinator, planted saplings in the school grounds, kick-starting the Vanamahotsava Celebrations. The dais glowed with the dynamic presence of Principal, Administrator and Co-Ordinators. The event continued with a powerpoint presentation by Astle and Akanksh, who briefed the students about the culture and importance of Vanamahotsva.
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Rangoli Competation 22 nd June 2019 –20 :
Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya Pothnal

Rangoli Competation was held on 22nd June 2019. Students from class 3rd to 10th took active part in it. The main aim of this competition was to bring out the creativity, art, and team work of the students. According to their own team, students presented their colorful art. Competition was judged by the teachers based on creativity, color combination and neatness. Names of the winners were read out in the assembly by the Head Master.

Ramzan was celebrated with much enthusiasm and fervour at Trinity Central School, on June 6th 2019. Fr. Anil D’souza, Parish Priest of Perampalli Church graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Fr. Anil was accompanied by our Principal, Fr. Anil D’Costa and our Co-ordinators Ms Magdelina Lewis and Ms Archana Shetty on the dais. The celebrations began with a beautiful prayer sung by Ms Lubna and friends, followed by a Qawali by enthusiastic boys of Grade 7 & 9. Sumayya of Grade 10, enlightened the Trinity family about the importance of Ramzan in the lives of Muslim faithful. She briefed about the rituals of fasting from dusk to dawn, alms giving (zakat) and prayer. ‘Those who work hard, will eventually succeed.’ And, on this day meritorious students from Grade 1 to 10 were awarded with Merit Certificates for excelling in their academics, during the academic year 2018-2019.
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INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY 2019 – 20 : Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya Pothnal
International yoga day was observed on 21 st June in the presence of Head Master and the Staff. It was observed under the leadership of Sir. Gangadhar. Students from class Pre—Kg to Xth participated actively in it. The Head Master Fr.Domonic Sunil Lobo Spoke on the topic yoga and enlightened everyone saying “ Yoga is not a religion , It is a Science .” He asked everyone to practice this yoga to enjoy good health of body, mind and soul.

PTA MEET KINDERGARTEN : Trinity Central School
Parents of the Nursery and Kindergarten Section gathered together on Saturday, 8th of June, as we had a interactive day for parents of KG children. Dr. Shwetha, Clincal Psychologist at the Department of Psychiatry, KMC Manipal was the chief Guest of the function. Our Principal and Co-ordinators accompanied our Guest on the dais. The meet began with a prayerful intonation by our teachers Ms Laveena and colleagues. Ms Renita welcomed the gathering, and Ms Steffi introduced the Guest. In her address, Dr. Shwetha outlined the importance of understanding our children as parents. She mentioned about the different types of parents, parenting styles, and a child’s reaction or behaviour to such attitudes. She also made mention of how parents should be co-operative, cheerful and be a friend to their child.
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International Yoga Day @ Bangalore University : Darshan College
A sound mind in a sound body keeps one healthy and sound. Under the aegis of Bangalore University, International Day of Yoga was celebrated on 21 June at the University campus in a befitting way. Honourable Governor Shri Vajubhai Vala inaugurated the Yoga day and upheld the high ideals of yogic sciences in his message. Many college students from near and far participated in this mega event. The students of Darshan college, St Anthony’s Institutions along with the faculty members actively embraced yoga stretching and twisting to different asanas. Everyone was rejuvenated with healthy spirit. Yoga is not a religion. It is a science, a science of well-being, a science of youthfulness, a science of integrating body, mind and soul.
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Freshers’ Day @ St Anthony’s PU College
Life is partly what we make it, and partly what it is made by the friends we choose – Tennessee Williams. With this feeling the II PU students warmly welcomed the freshers to the Anthonian family. The total strength of the freshers for the Academic year 2019-20 is the highest ever in the history of St Anthony’s PU College. The College campus is fully surrounded by the I PU students due to abundance in admissions this year. The Class Representatives took the oath of fidelity towards their daily responsibilities during the ceremony of investiture. Rev. Dr Fr Joseph Dolphy Pais, Professor at Shanthi Sadhana (FISI) was the Chief Guest for the programme. He encouraged the students to be optimistic in outlook, positive in attitude and strive constantly to accomplish their goals. Rev. Fr Roshan Rosario, Director and Principal motivated the students to perform academically well specially by grabbing the opportunities offered.
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Inauguration of  the New Academic Year 2019 -20 : Anugraha School, Bidar
Anugraha Church School Halbarga Bidar, inaugurated the academic year 2019 -20 in a rightful manner. Fr. Clery the dean of Bidar denary, who was chief guest invited, along with him the neighbouring petrol bunk owner Mr. Ravi and Mr. Santhosh who is the parent of the student were invited to participate in the inauguration of the academic year respectively. We inaugurated the academic year by lighting the lamp and flying away the pigeons. Fr. Clery in his speech motivated the students about the importance of education and ecology. He also encouraged the students to become good citizens of the nation. Mr. Santhosh in his speech appreciated the management for the selfless service done to educate the students and promised his support to the school.
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The School public leader and Assistant School public leader elections for the year 2019—2020 were conducted on 17/06/2019. All the candidates were given the chance for campaigning previous days. Students from 4th to 10th std casted their votes. Prajwal of class xth got 189 votes and was elected as the S.P.L.and Basavaraj of class 9th got 156 votes and was elected as the A.S.P.L. of the school, for the academic year 2019—2020. The election results were announced by the Head Master during the school assembly.

The academic year 2019-2020 was inaugurated on 13-06-2019. Program started with prayer dance followed by Prayer service led by Sr. Pramila and Mrs. Mariyamma. New academic year was inaugurated by lighting the lamp. Newly appointed teachers and students were welcomed by the Head-master. Rev.Fr.Joseph was the chief guest he Spoke well about school and wished everyone good luck. Head-master appreciated the good and hard work of the teachers and students. Thus winded up the program with vote of thanks proposed by Shashirekha of class xth std.

Physical Education Training @ St Anthony’s PU College
‘All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy’. Keeping this thought in mind, St Anthony’s PU College organized Physical Education training sessions for the PU students for two consecutive days. A team of M.P.Ed trainers from Bangalore University volunteered themselves to train our students through various kinds of physical education techniques. It was an opportunity for all the trainees to exhibit their on-field training skills. It was really a spectacular display of different physical exercises for the physical well-being of the students. At the end of the session, Mr. Prasad, Guest Faculty, Department of Physical Education, Bangalore University, thanked and felicitated Rev. Fr. Roshan Rosario, Director, St. Anthony’s Institutions for the opportunity given to train the students. Prof. Srinidhi Siddharth, the Director of Physical Education of our college collaborated well with the Department in making this event a meaningful one.
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Annual Parent Teacher Association PTA Meet : Trinity Central School
The Annual Parent Teacher Association PTA Meet was organized on 1st June, 2019 at the Trinity Campus at 2.30pm. Rev. Fr. Paul Melwyn D’Souza the Vicar Provincial of Holy Trinity Capuchin Province Karnataka was invited, as the Chief Guest for this prestigious programme. The annual PTA meet commenced with the invocation of prayer, as our teachers sang the hymn “Showers of Blessings”. The auspicious ceremony of the “lighting of the lamp”, was followed after the prayer song. The beautiful diyas were lit by our gracious dignitaries viz Fr. Paul Melwyn Chief Guest, Fr. Anil the Principal, Fr. Ravi Rajesh our Administrator along with Mrs. Magdelina Lewis our Academic Co-ordinator, Mrs. Archana Shetty, Pre-Primary Section Head, and Ms. Chandini, Secretary of the PTA.
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New Academic Year 2019 @ St Anthony’s PU College
‘Well begun is half done’ goes the saying. St. Anthony’s PU College commenced the new Academic Year 2019-20 with a vision to excel as Global leaders. The PU college created history totalling itself to 412 students for this current academic year. The first PU itself has had admissions of 243 students till date. It’s indeed a visible sign of its excellence and efficiency in the field of education in and around Bangalore. The Director and Principal Rev. Fr Roshan Rosario gave a glimpse of the academic activities and welcomed the freshers to the Anthonian Family. Rev. Fr Joy D’ Souza, the Principal of Darshan college introduced the faculty members. A warm welcome was extended to Fr Royston D’ Souza as the Administrator of the college. Rev. Fr Robin D’ Souza, Executive Secretary, Capuchin Education Board was the Chief Guest. He encouraged the students to embrace hard work as their friend and avoid laziness their enemy. ‘Every new beginning is a new opportunity to grow and to excel.’
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We, at Trinity Central School, believe in qualitative education. And this is possible, when our teachers, not only teach, but know what they teach. There’s a lot more to any subject, other than theory, facts and figures. The closing week of May, saw the teachers of Trinity Central School, back to do a whole lot of learning and unlearning.
Day 1 Ice – Breaking Session & Phonetics
Teachers are our greatest assets in our society. As we step forwards to the new academic year 2019-20, the management of Trinity Central School had arranged a range of workshops for teachers to inspire, to empower to boost self – confidence, and to nurture the lives of students. Teachers at Trinity were in full zest as they joined school on the 23rd May 2019.

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Industrial Visit by the Darshanites
‘Practice makes one perfect’. Indeed, we the staff and students of Darshan College could prove it by enriching our practical knowledge through a visit to the Volvo Company Ltd., Hoskotte. Naturally, Industrial visits instill immense happiness and excitement in students. Learning from textbooks, lectures and other study material is not adequate for holistic learning. Practical, hands-on learning is essential for better understanding of work processes and business functions. Having such thoughts in mind, Darshan College under the direction of Rev. Fr. George Monis, the Principal had organized the industrial visit to become skilled at the practical knowledge in Management, and about the production techniques along with corporate practices. At the visit the students were exposed to a quality of lectures on the history of Volvo, its management, its growth and the manufacturing process of Volvo Trucks. Knowledge is of no value, unless you put it into practice.
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Inaugural Day : Infant Jesus School
The arrival of June has brought in a lot of freshness to the ambience of Infant Jesus School. The Inaugural function of the new academic year 2019-20 was chalked out beautifully by the management and the staff well in advance . The angelic Choir of I J S sought the blessings of God almighty through a prayer song. Rev. Fr Andrew Jayaraj: the principal presided over the function. The superior of Infant Jesus Nivas Rev Fr Anthony Vaz was the chief guest. In his address he called upon the teacher s to instil, the values that bring out the best in the students especially through their own example. The students of 9th and 10thstd enthralled everyone with their scintillating performance of dances. Fr. Principal Welcomed the new Teachers and wished them a fruitful years ahead.
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Celebration of Ramzan Festival on 03rd of June, 2019.
St Anthony's Church School celebrated the Ramzan festival on 03rd of June, 2019. The Muslim teachers organised the celebration. Dr. Mohammed Misbauddin, (Chief investigator of Information security education, Government of Karnataka) was the Chief Guest. The preacher at Siddiqa Mosque was the guest who blessed the children ahead of Ramzan with his prayer of blessing. The children beautifully presented the significance and the meaning of the feast of Ramzan. It was a nice occasion for the Antonites to show our oneness with the Muslim Brethren and wish them a happy feast of Ramzan.
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Collage Competition @ Darshan College
‘The True Soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him but because he loves what is behind him’ – G. K. Chesterton. Soldiers are the guardians of a country. In order to pay tribute to every soldier of our country, Darshan College (Mahatma Gandhiji Committee) organized a paper collage competition showcasing the theme Surgical Strike. 16 teams participated in the competition and beautifully presented the Surgical Strike with the paper cuttings. Mr. Harshith M. R., the National Level Athlete and Ms. Bhuvana A, Gold Medalist in B. Com, and an aspiring Model who have been the jury members for various competitions at different colleges were present as the Jury members. A man is a patriot if his heart beats true to his country.
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Do you want to beat the heat of this summer? Then, join the summer activities which is the best way to shove the heat away. Trinity Central School had organized the summer camp from 1 April 2019 to 12 April 2019 with some of the best activities to enroll during the vacations. The activities such as like camping, sand art, art workshop, music and action songs, French classes and Phonetics classes were the special attractions of the camp. Most of the events and activities were aimed at developing the leadership qualities, socializing, embrace differences and to help kids learn, explore, develop independence, and even to cultivate new interests and hobbies. Children had lovely and tasty breakfast and special lunches throughout the camp. On the last day students had a night stay and camp fire at Trinity campus as it was the culmination of the camp with lots of fun, singing and dancing etc. Students had lovely entertainment and it was a fun filled day. The next morning all went home for a summer break……!!!!
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“Give thanks with a grateful heart” : Thanksgiving for Academic year 2018-19 - Trinity Central School
As we have come to the end of the Academic year 2018-19, it’s absolutely the ideal time for school as a family to come together and thank God for all his blessings throughout this Academic year 2018-19. It’s time to appreciate and express feelings of gratitude to all the teachers, students, parents, janitors and the transport staff for rendering their selfless service throughout the year. The ‘Thanksgiving’ event was celebrated on 29th March 2019. The dignitaries for the day were Rev.Fr. Claud Mascarenhas (Correspondent and Superior of Trinity Vihar), Rev.Fr. Anil D’Costa (Principal), Rev.Fr. Ravi Rajesh (Administrator) and Ms. Magdelina Lewis the Academic Co-ordinator.
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Little Graduates of Kindergarten at Trinity Central School
Graduation Day 2018-19
At Trinity Central School we celebrated the graduation day of the Kindergarten on 30th March 2019, in order to felicitate the young, energetic and enthusiastic learners of KG -2 for their commendable performance for the Academic year 2018-19. The tiny tots were loving attractive in their convocation gown and cap.  The occasion was graced by Mr. Leo William Andrade (Chief Guest), Rev.Fr. Claud Mascarenhas (Correspondent), Rev.Fr. Anil D’costa (Principal), Rev.Fr. Ravi Rajesh (Administrator), Mr. Maxim Dsouza (PTA President), Ms. Magdelina Lewis (Academic Co-ordinator) and Ms. Archana Shetty (Pre-primary Section Head). Graduation is an exciting moment for both, an ending and beginning of learning. It’s a mixture of past and big dreams of future. The programme commenced with God’s blessings as the teachers lead the prayer song ‘Count your blessings’. The students of LKG danced to the tunes of welcome song, mesmerizing the audience. The teachers of KG – II, Ms. Bhavya rendered a welcome speech and Ms. Leslia shared her experience and the journey with KG – II students.
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Debate Competition @ Darshan College
Argument may be conclusive, but it does not remove doubt, so that the mind may rest in the sure knowledge of the truth, unless it finds it by the method of experiment. Debate and divergence of views can only enrich our perspective and knowledge. In this regard, Darshanites Organized a debate competition on the topic ‘Social media a boon or a bane’. Social Media today influences the life of the individuals in the society more than ever before. Social Media today has its impact not only on a particular group of people, but on all, irrespective of age, gender, location, at every economic strata of society. The teams participated put forth their vehement views on either of the positions, supported by verifiable data and facts.
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Business Quiz @ Darshan College
‘Questions are engines of intellect, the cerebral machines which convert energy to motion, and curiosity to controlled inquiry’ - David Hackett Fischer. With the sole motto of keeping the cerebral activity a continuous phenomenon, Darshan College organized ‘Business Quiz – 2019’ to its young learners. Prior to the final, preliminary rounds were held and it witnessed a great turn out with 48 teams competing for their slot in the final. Out of the many, only six best teams were chosen for the final round. The final had seven rounds of questions with a range of categories such as logos, taglines, business vocabulary, wordsmith and recognizing the influential personalities from business and governance. After all the rounds, Ranjit Kupli and Nicholas Fred, III B.Com., topped the points table and Roshan Bee and Meghana K B of I BCA were runner ups. The art and science of asking questions is the source of knowledge.
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The Staff picnic of Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya was held on 22nd and 23rd of march 2019. The staff members made all the way to Udupi in the school bus. The journey started sharp at 8:30 p.m on 21-3-19 and reached the destination by 6:30 am on 22-3-19. The first place visited was the beautiful "Pharangi Kudru" Island. Songs, dances, water games and the delicious sea food added fun to the day. The next up destination was the beach, the beautiful sunset mesmerized one and all. Eventually the staff took a night layover at holy trinity school Perampally which was arranged by the headmaster.The next spot was Sr Krishna Mata, which was visited on 23-3-19. The beautiful outlook of the temple drew the attention of one and all, also the Manipal science museum located in Manipal kept everyone captive, nextly the famous Salumarada Thimakka garden was visited where everyone enjoyed the calmful scene and captured lots of pictures.The staff members took the departure journey by 7.30 pm with pleasurable sweet memories and reached Pothnal by 6.30 am.
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World Forest Day @ Darshan College
Forests are the World’s air conditioning systems- the lungs of the planet and we are on the verge of switching it off. The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it. Forests are very essential part of the life on Earth. They always fulfill the demands of the human beings by providing shadow, shelter, refreshment. In the modern world, growing global population has increased the demand for forest products so the forests are at big risks of deforestation and degradation. With a view to conserve forests, prevent deforestation and prevention of soil erosion, Darshan college took an initiative and organized World Forest Day activity on the 21st of March 2019. On this day, the students, removed the weeds and engaged in planting saplings in the College campus. Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature, it will never fail you. So, it is the duty of us all to safeguard it.
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Thanksgiving Day
at Anugraha School, Bidar

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Fashion Show Competition @ Darshan College
‘Fashion is the Armor to survive the reality of everyday life’. The charm of fashion is infinite, though it stands different for every person. Some visualize clothing as a product, some as a creative manifestation of their persona and many use their dress as an easy and fascinating way to stand out from the crowd. Darshan college had organized a Fashion Show competition with the theme ‘Brides of India’. So, the audience had a real delight and had got a chance to see, our lovely divas and handsome hunks putting on a display some of the most glamorous ethnic/Modern outfits. The Jury Members, Ms. Rashmi A, Dancer, Entrepreneur and theatre Artist and Ms. Mekhala highly adored and admired the efforts put in by all the teams. You can have anything you want in life if you dress for it.
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Dance Competition @ Darshan College
‘Dancers are the Athletes of the God’ – Albert Einstein. Dance is the Hidden language of the body and soul. With the aim of honing the dancing skills of the students, an Intra-college Dance Competition was organised by our Institution. The vivacious dancers set the floor on fire with their energetic performances, Artistic props, dashing costumes, sprightly moves and oodles of energy. The fun filled extravaganza offered feast to the eyes of the audience. The spectators witnessed the enthusiasm and energy of the young Darshanites as they enthralled everyone with their performances. The adjudicators, Ms. Rashmi A, Dancer, Entrepreneur and theatre Artist and Ms. Mekhala highly complimented and adored the efforts put in by all the teams. The job of feet is walking, but their hobby is dancing.
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Product Launch @ Darshan College
In the words of Winston Churchill, “Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse.” Innovation is a change that unlocks new values as it distinguishes between a leader and a follower. With a spirit of product innovation and technological leadership Darshanites were passionate and depicted their originality and creativity through the platform in the name of Product Launch. Since this is the technology driven era, the Participants focused on innovation of the products with latest technology as it is the specific instrument of entrepreneurship. New Product innovation is the act that endows resources with a new capacity to create wealth. The Participants exhibited their motto of Service to the society through their distinct products.
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The farewell ceremony was organised by the staff and students on Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya on 9-3-19 to bid farewell to the outgoing students of 10th std. The students along with teachers were grandly escorted by the school band. The event took an opening with a soulful prayer dance, soon after that students were welcomed to the stage by the headmaster and the gifts were given away as a token of love. Headmaster shared his feelings on the special occasion and wished best of luck to the outgoing students. Students from primary and high school mesmerized one and all with amazing dance performances. Vijay (S P L) shared his memorable experience in Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya. Eventually the program was concluded with vote of thanks presented by Mantesh. The event was followed up by special dinner arranged for students, parents and staff.
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Flower Decoration and Vegetable Carving @ Darshan College
‘Education is not the learning of many facts but the training of the mind to think’ - Albert Einstein. Creativity is a wild mind and a disciplined eye. It is an intelligence having fun. Darshanites showcased creativity, aesthetic sense and their innate abilities in ikebana (Flower arrangement and decoration) and Mukimono (the art of fruit and vegetable carving). The participants used different combinations of flowers and fruits and veggies to present their artistic skills. It was a fine-tuned display of creativity, symmetry and blend of colors. The students enthusiastically took part in the competition and their knowledge about the flowers, vegetables and fruits used were incredible. The event redefined everyone’s imaginations.
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Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya Pothnal : Science Fest 2019
Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya hosted the science fest 2019 on 28-02-19 under the incharge of Headmaster and science teachers of the school. At on the set the event took a start up with the stage program which had welcoming of chief guests and science fest inaugural which was beautifully done with flour mill machine. The chief guests on the occasion were Rev.Fr William Prabhu, Sr. Martha, Mr.Ravi (Science Tr GHS School) and Sr.Martha. Headmaster addressed the gathering and explained the importance of science to all, Mr.Ravi also shared his amazing thoughts on the subject. Students presented variety of science models based on Agriculture Irrigation, wind energy, life processes, kinetic energy etc. Students from Govt. School and Vidyabharthi attended the science fest with great interest.
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Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya : Headmaster’s birthday celebration
Sneha Jyothi Vidyalaya celebrated the birthday of beloved headmaster Rev. Fr. Dominic on 26-3-19. It was a joyful occasion where the birthday celebrant was grandly escorted with the school band and the auspicious aarathi. The event took an opening with a soulful prayer dance. Delicious cake cutting ceremony was done along with the wishing song, soon after that the headmaster was honoured by the Asst. Headmaster and the teachers. The management of Global public school also honoured the HM and expressed their love. Words of appreciation was presented by Rev. Fr. Sunil, the next up was the dance performance of students which added the utmost energy to the event at the end Fr. Dominic shared his feelings and expressed his gratitude, special lunch was arranged to the staff and students by the Management and the event took the wind up.
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Inter-collegiate Taekwondo Championship @ Darshan College
‘Be strong when you are weak, brave when you are scared, and humble when you are victorious’. It was a day for Taekwondo organized by Darshan College for Bangalore University under the able leadership of Prof. Srinidhi Siddharth, Director of Physical Education. The eminent personalities who gave a start to the event were Dr. Lingaraju, Director of Physical Education, Bangalore University; Mr. B. L. N. Murthy, Asian Games Medalist, Indian Taekwondo Team Coach along with Dr. Basavaiah, DPE, GFGC Yediyur, Mr. Rudhresh and Mr. Girish Gowda. Participants from various colleges competed under various categories and displayed their proficiency in taekwondo techniques. Kristu Jayanti College, Bangalore emerged as the overall champions. ‘Don’t do a technique 5 times and wait for the instructor to tell you what’s next; do the technique 500 times and wait for the instructor to tell you to stop.
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Valedictory Function @ St Francis of Assisi School
Deep in the Earth’s Crust I found you,
Wrapped with clusters of talents and skills within you,
You were the precious diamond, the world never knew,
As time passed, knowledge enlightened in you as you grew,
Sparkle brightly like sapphire blue,
These are our wishes and blessings to you.

The 46 out-going class X students of St. Francis of Assisi school were overwhelmed with emotions of sorrow and unhappiness to depart from Alma Mater. On February, 2nd 2019, a fabulous farewell was organised to these diamonds of our school. Rev. Fr. Ajit Rodrigues OFM Cap., Japan Missionary, the chief guest, Fr. RaviRajesh OFM Cap., Vice Principal of Trinity School, Udupi, the guest of honour, Fr. Arun Lobo OFM Cap., the president of the Valedictory function along with 46 outgoing students were set a red carpet welcome to the dais with the school band . A warm welcome was highly extended to the children by blasting paper crackers and presenting a memento with a flower as a mark of love and salutations. Assisi choir invoked Lord’s blessings upon the programme through their devotional prayer song.
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