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Tribute to Sri Thyagaraja

Thyagaraja is considered the most legendary Carnatic music composer of all time, who played a very significant role in the growth of this music genre. He saw music as a means to experience the love of God and his sole intention was to be devotional. Thyagaraja was not only a composer but also a musician par excellence.
Jubilee Hills Public School celebrated the ‘Thyagaraja Aradhanotsavam’ with devotion on 31th January 2014. The programme started with “Nagara Sankeerthana” by the students and Music teachers. The Chairman, Mr.A.Murali Mukund, the Principal, Ms.M.Varalakshmi and the Academic Director, Ms. G.Sree Devi lighted the lamp and invoked the Lord’s blessings. A few managing committee members were also present for the occasion.
All the participanting students were dressed in colourful traditional dresses which infused a festive ambience to the atmosphere. Thyagaraja Kirtanalu ‘Sri Ganapathini Sevimparare’, ‘Guru Lekha Etuvanti Gunniki’, ‘Bantu Reethi Kolu’, ‘Rama Kodanda Rama’, ‘Endaro Mahanubhavulu’ and ‘Nagumomu Gaanaleni’ were rendered by both the students as well as the teachers. The programme ended with the ‘Mangala Harathi’ to Sri Thyagaraja.

The Principal, Ms. M. Varalakshmi appreciated the music department, students and teachers for presenting a wonderful programme.

Posted on January 31, 2014

Republic Day Celebrations at JHPS

Jubilee Hills Public School celebrated Republic Day in the school premises on

Sunday, 26th January. An air of patriotic fervor permeated the atmosphere. The

Chief Guest, Sri Kode Satyanarayana, President, Jubilee Hills Education Society,

the Chairman, Sri A.Murali Mukund, the distinguished managing committee

members of Jubilee Hills Education Society, parents, staff and students graced

the occasion. The Chief Guest, Sri Kode Satyanarayana unfurled the National

flag. The programme started with a patriotic song ‘Vandematram’.

The Principal, Ms. M. Varalakshmi welcomed the gathering and wished everyone

on the occasion. In her inspiring speech, she said that since many years India

is being called a developing country, and now it is the responsibility the present

generation to make this country a developed one.

The Chief Guest in his motivational speech said that India needs people with

accountability. He said that technology should be used to achieve the primary

goal of the student which is to acquire knowledge and not just entertainment. He

clarified that education is not learning and reproducing but learning and applying

the concepts in everyday life. He concluded by saying that children should

inculcate a habit of maintaining a healthy inquisitive mind and an athletic body

from a very young age.

A lively cultural programme mesmerized the audience and infused a feeling

of patriotism amongst the students. The programme concluded with prize

distribution by the Chief Guest and a vote of thanks by the head girl. The

principal appreciated the teachers and students who extended their cooperation

in making this event a grand success.

Posted on January 26, 2014

JHPS Students at Tharanga Radio Station

The students of class IX, X and XI were invited to the Tharanga Radio Station, Banjara Hills on 28th December, 2013 to record a show.
Tharanga is an All India Internet Radio Station and is also an App available on Google Play and App store. The students were to host a two hour programme entirely by themselves in both Hindi and English. The students sang and played many evergreen as well as latest songs. The students conducted three panel discussions and had also reviewed films, music, restaurants and books. The students were briefed on how recording takes place and how the All India Internet Radio functions.
It was overall a fun filled learning experience. Moved by the schools performance, the school was offered to conduct a radio shows in the school through the AV Studio with the assistance of Tharanga.
Ms. D.Chamundeswari, Programe manager, Tharanga Radio Station appreciated the students with these comments
“We appreciate the students of JPHS for their active participation at live recordings. All the students were well prepared and performed with utmost zeal. The seriousness & discipline projected by each student for their respective performance is commendable and it would be our pleasure to invite the school for many such events in the future.

Posted on January 6, 2014