Mangaluru: St Agnes School commemorates World Thinking Day

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Mangaluru, Feb 27: The essence of service and unlocking the potential in oneself is commemorated as World Thinking Day every year on February 22. An important day in history to enshrine the birth day of Lord Baden-Powell the founder of Scout and Guide movement. To memorialize this day a two-day event of guides camp and thinking day was organised in St Agnes School CBSE for the guides, bulbuls, cubs and scouts on February 21 to 23.

Under the amicable guidance of the principal Sr Maria Sarika AC, guides captains and their mentors the event was a grand success with a formal inaugural ceremony and flag hoisting of the guides camp by the chief guest Sufala B, a leader trainer and dynamic personality having rendered service in district. Training commission in Mangaluru. On the first day, she conducted sessions on promise, guide law, left hand shake and basic guide skills followed by first aid kit guidelines on the second day.

The night campfire gained momentum of success with the well-coordinated programme. The esteemed guests for this event were Sr Dr Maria Roopa AC the joint secretary of St Agnes Institutions and Narayan Sherigar the Mangaluru south scouts and guides association secretary and the sisters of the congregation. The introduction of camp fire began with lighting the fire, followed by an affable welcome, a traditional dance performance by the guides, patriotic songs sung by guide captains and students, a comedy skit in Tulu language and a moral skit on ‘Empathy- The universal language’ brought huge applaud from the audience.

Besides these other informative sessions were conducted by Swarnalatha the Himalayan Wood Badge trainer to make different knots and Sandhya the treasurer of Mangaluru South Guide also gave sessions various techniques of guides requirement. Sufa B, Nayana K also assisted in training the guides. Some craft sessions were also conducted by Sr Marie Christine AC who also is a Bulbul leader trainer. The important part of the camp was the hike and visit to Sultan Battery followed by visit to Kadri park and conducting refreshing games. The residing camp was fostered by night games and collage making competitions and winners were awarded with prizes.

The guide’s camp was brought to a closure on February 23 with the group dispersed after the morning sessions of Yoga, Kit Inspection and Sharmadan followed by all faith prayer.

On February 23, a session was conducted to the cubs and bulbuls of junior team. The chief guest and resource person was Sr Marie Chrstine the leader trainer of bulbuls. The programme began with a devotional touch of all faith prayer. The bulbul students thereafter decorated the bulbul tree and with a grand salute to the resource person a grandeur welcome was initiated. The resource person conducted sessions on learning different knots, first aid and its benefits, craft, action songs, games BP with six exercises and the closure was done with Kalarava. A formidable and enriching sessions were given to all the students with the remarkable resource persons to uplift the wellbeing of the students. Sumptuous meals were provided to the students.

The principal, vice principal, and staff congratulated the students for their active participation, the captains for their unwavering support and the nonteaching staff for their timely assistance to make this event a huge success.




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