Mangaluru, Dec 4: The students of grade I, II and III of Mount Carmel Central School, Mangaluru celebrated their annual day with the theme ‘ARCADIA’ - harmony with nature on December 1 in the school auditorium.
The occasion was graced by Fr Peter Gonsalves, principal of St Lawrence English Medium School, Bondel, Mangaluru. The chief guest along with the joint secretary Sr Asha Prima AC, principal Sr Melissa AC and PTA vice president Carol Pais were honoured with traditional poorna kumba swagatham and ushered into the auditorium by the school band.
The cultural event was set rolling by invoking the blessings of the almighty followed by a majestic welcome dance. Sr Meena Fernandes AC accorded a warm welcome to the audience and introduced the chief guest.
The evening progressed witnessing the mesmerizing talents put up by the students in various skits, dances, performances and dialogues, highlighting the sustainable development goals by UNO which are incorporated by CBSE in its curriculum.
The talents in the celebration not only enchanted all but also brought to the fore in their message 'Harmony with Nature' and role in sustainable development goals. The portrayal of the divine in the families was effectively represented in the tableau showcasing presence of the divine in the families.
The annual report highlighted the achievements of the academic year 2023. The chief guest Fr Peter Gonsalves in his address applauded and appreciated the performance of the students and the achievements of the school.
He emphasized the pivotal role of a family in shaping values and instilling them in the upbringing of children. He urged parents to put their child and the values before everything else. He also reminded them to engage the little ones to life skills at an early age.
Students Suzzane, Ismail, Mithila, Reegan and Ishanvi compared the programme, while Gian, Lavanya and Rowena delivered the vote of thanks.
Kindly click the link to view the programme: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GEFGpeUkJ8U