JHPians paid a pious and hearty tribute to the Saint Thyagaraja to celebrate the ‘Thyagaraja Aradhanotsavam’ on 31st January, 2020.
The programme started with the ritual of the Thyagaraja procession followed by ‘Sri Ganesha Keerthana’ by the students and the music teachers. The devotional lamp was lit by all the dignitaries to invoke the Lord’s blessings.Students in a large group sang devotional songs accompanied by Lekhya our Nightingale who sang two solos ‘Bantu Riti’ and ‘Vandanamu Raghunandana’. The music teachers and children also sang in a group, accompanied with the dholak. A righteous tribute was duly paid to the saint, who attained his heavenly abode on Pushya Bahula Panchami day in 1847.
Thyagaraja Kirtanalu ‘Abhista Varada’, ‘Bantu Riti’, ‘Rama Naamam Bhajare’ and ‘Rama Rama Nivaramu, ‘Namo Namo Raghavaya’, ‘Vandanamu Raghunandana’and ‘Ramachandraya Mangalam, ‘were rendered by both the students as well as the teachers. The programme concluded with ‘Jaya Mangalam’ to Sri Thyagaraja. The parents and the student audience were deeply moved and joined in the chorus to sing and keep time with their clapping.
We are grateful to the Music Department, students and teachers for continuing the legacy in making the past alive by presenting the programme and creating an aura of serenity and piety with the kirtanas and Aarti as the finale to the programme.
Posted on January 31, 2020
Republic Day once again touches the lives of every Indian bringing back the glorious struggle of the past. The school in high spirits of the 71st Republic Day began the morning with the Welcome Address. The Chairman, Sri A Murali Mukund, presided over the event. The NCC squad gave a grand salute to the Tricolour, as the National flag was unfurled in all solemnity. The students enthusiastically participated in numerous indigenous games, creating a life like aura of the past which strongly emphasized the national culture. For a few moments the parents were nostalgic as the memory of those games were revived. The parents bursting with national pride cheered the children for the revisit to the indigenous games.
Prizes of distinct significance were awarded to prominent deserving students for their excellent performances making the day special and memorable for the prize winners. A further boost to the students’ spirits was the welcome song and a dance, followed by the lively rhythmic beat and well synchronized Lazium Drill a typical dance of Maharashtra. In contrast a spectacular Yoga display followed to bring about its serenity and tranquility as a source for health benefits. A Vote of Thanks was given by the Head Boy. The programme culminated with the National Anthem as the final salute to the Nation.
Posted on January 26, 2020
Sankranti is a harvest festival, a traditional thanks giving occasion to Mother Nature for the abundance she has provided us through nature in everything and a prayer to continue to bless our farmlands to continue to flourish. This festival signifies the harvest time of Rabi crops and marks the end of the cold winter months. On January 11th,2020, Jubilee Hills Public school came together, to recreate and celebrate the festival of “Sankranti”.
The students creatively depicted the harvest festival through varied forms of expression beginning with speech, followed by a blend of graceful dance and rhythmic music which was accentuated with myriad colours and various themes of the season. The excitement peaked to a pinnacle as the festival also brought in the excitement of the Sankranti vacation.
Posted on January 13, 2020
Jubilee Hills Public School steered the skill and talent of each and every student of Class V on 4th January, 2020 through a remarkable show MILESTONE- Make Your Mark. It was a theme based programme to create awareness about “the changes to make our country better.” The event started with a prayer song and a welcome dance.
The Primary Head Mistress, Ms. C. Srilatha, addressed the gathering and briefed about the theme and said that few years ago when the students of class V had joined our Pre-Primary Wing, parents had few apprehensions about how the school would be, but today they all can proudly celebrate the learning of their children and cherish their growth.
The entire programme was very well anchored in three languages. The children enchanted the audience with various skits and dances depicting the theme. Each child came on to the stage either as an orator, artist, dancer or a singer. The dance performances and the musical presentations showcased that,if you focus on change, you will get results. They put in their heart and soul to make the event a grand success.
The Academic Coordinator, Ms. Sonia Nagpal addressed the gathering and said that “Her Heart Swells With Pride” to watch these children having been groomed so well,whom we have been observing since their early childhood. The children have not only gained knowledge but also have inculcated moral values and life skills. She said we,as teachers have leaders of tomorrow, in our classroom and we look at the all-round development of students. We want them to be change makers. The school has sown the seeds in children towards making a change and making our world a better place.
The Chairman Sri.A.Murali Mukund appreciated the programme and said it was more of an Annual Day rather than a Parent Day. The parents of Class V were overwhelmed with the remarkable and thought provoking performances of their children and carried loads of remembrances with them by the end of the program.
Posted on January 4, 2020
The Food and Nutrition workshop for Students was held on 3rd January, 2020, at the school. JHPS invited Ms. Soma Chakrabarty, a Nutritionist with twelve years of experience in the field, to inform the students about the importance of food intake and its effect on mind and body.
It is wisely said, ‘Health is Wealth’. For a universal rule only a healthy body maintains a healthy mind and vice-versa. In the present day scenario, with the jet age the involvements in daily life move at a pace that require extra care in all aspects that influence the mind and body, to calm the mind from stress, and maintain a certain level of tranquility. Today with the academic examination pressure, keen competition and high levels of achievements, are a constant source of stress and pressure on a student.
Students learnt the significance and advantages of a healthy choice of meals to ward off stress and be calm and receptive to any situation. The workshop gave an insight and deep understanding on the difference between nutrition and malnutrition, supported by effective visuals which made an indelible mark on the students. The various health disorders linked with the calorie intake provided a good guidance. The facilitator highlighted how malnutrition affects one’s brain leading to health ailments. The talk was supported with the ill-effects of packaged food, with a strong emphasis on high proportions of chemicals and refined sugar no matter who endorses it.
The workshop caused the students to rethink on their daily intake of food. It is a step forward health awareness with the JHPians!
Posted on January 3, 2020