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Archives – Vinayaga Chaturthi

Ganesh Chathurthi was celebrated with traditional gaiety and fervour in school. The primary students of the school witnessed an entertaining and informative puppet show on stories, rituals and traditions associated with the festival. The show was conducted by Ms. Radha Krishnan and Ms. Lalitha Sreenivasan. They also highlighted the importance of ‘arugampullu’ and ‘thopukarnam’. Clay Ganeshas and accessories, made by class IV students were displayed during this special assembly. Classes II and III did craft activities to mark the occasion. Classes V to XII made their own Ganeshas, bought eco friendly Ganeshas, drew kolams, distributed prasadams in class and marked the festival in their own individual styles. Students of the older classes sourced environmentally friendly Ganesha idols, marketed and sold them in school in order to create awareness on the importance of celebrating this festival in ways that do not pollute our lakes and seas.

Students making ‘Leaf Ganeshas’ in their classroom

Display of beautiful craft work

Using recycling paper to do collage work based on Ganesha

Classroom display

Keeping traditions alive

A prayer to the Lord

Kolam at a classroom entrance

Puppet Show during the Primary School Special Assembly

Story telling – a wonderful medium of communication

A spell bound audience

Ganeshas made by Class IV students

Eco Friendly Ganeshas promoted in school

 


Ganesh Chathurthi Celebrations in the Junior Campus 2015

Our tiny tots in the Junior Campus also celebrated the festival in all its traditional glory.

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