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Tyagaraja Swamy Aradhanotsavam

Sri Thyagaraja is one of the greatest musical prodigies amongst the Carnatic music composers of South India. His Keerthanas about Gods are of delicate spirituality. He composed his first song at the age of 13 and soon reached the summit of musical fame. He spent most of his time doing pooja and singing his compositions, inspired and infused with Rama bhakti. Aware of his approaching end, he took Sanyasa. On the 10th day of his Sanyasa, he merged with eternity in 1847.

‘Thyagaraja Aradhanotsavam’ was observed with devotional fervour in Jubilee Hills Public School on 31th January 2017. The Principal, Ms. M. Varalakshmi, the Academic Director, Ms. G. Sree Devi and the other dignitaries, lighted the lamp and invoked the Lord’s blessing.

Aradhana means to offer. To offer homage to the great saint, five pancharatna keertanas were selected and sung by the music teachers and students, dressed in colourful traditional dresses which infused a festive and spiritual ambience to the atmosphere. The programme ended with ‘Mangala Aarathi’ to Sri Thyagaraja. The Principal, Ms. M. Varalakshmi appreciated the music department, students and teachers for presenting a wonderful programme.

Posted on January 31, 2017

Republic Day Celebrations

The 68th Republic Day was celebrated in all its solemnity and grandeur at Jubilee Hills Public School, on 26th January,2017. The Chief Guest, Sri. M. Sivaram Prasad, FCA, Treasurer, Jubilee Hills Education Society, the distinguished Managing Committee members of Jubilee Hills Education Society, parents, staff and students graced the occasion. The Chief Guest unfurled the National flag. This was followed by a March Past by the smartly turned out students of the Student Council members, the four houses and the NCC Cadets.

The Principal, Ms. M. Varalakshmi, welcomed the gathering and wished everyone on the occasion. In her inspiring speech, she said ,that the untiring efforts of our freedom fighters brought us independence and it is from 1950 that we have been celebrating Republic Day with great patriotic feeling. She said that the students are the future citizens of India and should rededicate themselves to contribute to the financial stability of the country, technological development, global peace and save the environment.

In his motivational speech, the Chief Guest stated the difference between Independence Day and Republic Day. Speaking about the significance of the Constitution, he said that great leaders of our country like Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and other freedom fighters struggled to get complete independence or ‘Poorna Swaraj’. He said that the students play a very important role in the development of the country and must work towards weeding out poverty, pollution, corruption and other social evils.

A lively cultural programme with patriotic songs, enthralling folk dances of India, the stirring zumba dance, an enchanting dance depicting the three colours of the National Flag along with a few sports events and the energetic Mass Drill, mesmerized the audience and infused a feeling of patriotism amongst everyone present. The programme concluded with the prize distribution by the Chief Guest. The Principal appreciated the teachers and students who extended their cooperation in making this event a grand success.

Posted on January 26, 2017

Digital Learning Ranking 2016-17

Digital Learning is Asia’s leading magazine on Education. It’s primary objective is to create awareness about how Information and Communication Technology (ICT) can play an indispensable role in enhancing the scope, reach and quality of education.

It also aims at promoting and aiding the use of Information and Communication Technology in education. Digital Learning focuses on the current trends, perspectives and researches.

The School was ranked No. 2 in Hyderabd city Central Zone and No. 7 amongst the CBSE schools in the city in the various parameters like goodwill and legacy, learning experience, academic excellence, career advancement, future ready infrastructure, online presence and Social footprints by Digital Learning Magazine.

Posted on January 21, 2017

Workshop by Swami Bhodamayananda

Jubilee Hills Public School was honoured to have amongst them, Swami Bhodamayananda, the Director, Vivekananda Institute of Human Excellence Ramakrishna Math, Domalguda, Hyderabad. Swamiji has been conducting workshops and seminars covering students , teachers, managers and others on Human Excellence, Management and Personality Development.

This occasion was graced by one of the High Court judges, Justice. Sri Challa Kodanda Ram and JHPS Chairman, Sri A. Murali Mukund, teachers and students of the school. The Academic Director, Ms. G. Sree Devi, introduced Swamiji and his various accomplishments and said how his teachings inspire everyone .

Swamiji spoke about the importance of sensitivity and strength. He extolled the great personalities like Swami Vivekananda and Netaji and asked the students to emalate them. Giving various examples of people who made a change inspite of difficulties, he said that there are no shortcuts towards success. He asked the students to be united and move forward, to be the change, to be the light and to be the Nation.

He said that each soul is potentially divine and asked the students to work on possibilities rather than crib or quarrel. He quoted the three words said by Hitler, “I don’t care” and said that these were the cause of the world war and Swami Vivekananda’s five words “Sisters and brothers of America” brought peace. He said “Strength is life and weakness is death.

He asked them to develop the 3 qualities, Truthfulness, Purity and Respect for Women. He asked them to rise, awake, sleep no more and bring out the POWER within them. He further said that every soul is a young eagle, soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun. At the end there was an interactive session where the students expressed their views, asked questions and thanked Swamiji for his message.

Posted on January 4, 2017