Programmes @ L. M. Dadha Sr. Sec. School, Choolaimedu, Chennai
Posted on: February 14, 2020.

Author: L. M. Dadha Sr. Sec. School, Choolaimedu, Chennai

Medical Checkup

Health Club and Karuna Club of L. M. Dadha Sr. Sec. School organized medical checkup for the school’s students of all Standards, from 21.01.2020  to 23.01.2020.

A team of doctors, and specialists in general health, dental and eye care, participated in the Health Screening Camp. This camp really enhanced awareness of healthcare among the school’s students.

Pongal Celebration 2020

Pongal, the harvest festival of the Tamil People, was celebrated with great joy on 13.01.2020 in the school premises.

The staff and students came dressed in beautiful, traditional attire. The school was decorated with colorful kolams that were eye-catching. The spirit of Pongal was captured by making Pongal outdoors in a traditional earthen pot.

The Pongal was cooked in a new pot at the auspicious time followed by the pooja. When the pot bubbled over, students, teachers, and non-teaching staff, and parents chorused “Pongal-o-Pongal!”. Subsequently, pongal and sugarcane were offered to all the students.

Traditional games like Uriyadi, hopping, running-with-cycle-tyre-and-stick and bun-eating were conducted. Students participated enthusiastically. Cultural programmes like traditional dance, silambam, and songs were performed by the students of Standard VII.

It was a joyous occasion and filled our days ahead with happiness. The students loved every moment of the Pongal celebrations.

The staff and students thanked the Principal, Mrs. S. Shoba for the initiative and guidance.

National Youth Day 2020

Fill the brain with high thoughts, highest ideals, place them day and night before you and out of that will come great work — Swami Vivekananda.

To commemorate the birthday of Swami Vivekananda, maker of Modern India, National Youth Day was celebrated on 10.01.2020 with great joy, enthusiasm in our school. School Principal Mrs. Shoba and the students offered flowers as a tribute to Swami Vivekananda. Students dressed up as Swami Vivekananda and each student gave an inspiring speech in English and Tamil in the assembly.
The Karuna Club of the School, organized a “RALLY” to propagate the principles of Swami Vivekananda on 10.01.2020. The Rally, which covered the whole Choolaimedu area, was flagged off from the school by Mrs. Shoba.

The programme commenced with the Karuna Prayer and Karuna Pledge. The children had designed attractive placards on the sayings of Swamiji and also slogans on the theme “Peace”. The children marched enthusiastically, shouting slogans.

Fire Safety and First Aid Programme

Our school conducted a training programme on Fire Safety and First Aid on 03.01.2020 for the students of Standards VIII and IX.

Mr. Kalyan Raman from Gautham Associates gave a PowerPoint presentation, and the training focused on “Aim of First Aid”, how to administer First Aid, how to manage minor accidents in everyday life, and learn how to put out a fire. Mr. Kalyan made a demonstration on general safety in the auditorium and ended the session where he taught the do’s and don’ts that one must keep in mind during any eventuality, including a few practical demonstrations for our schoolteachers and non-teaching staff too.

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