Lourdes Central School observed Vanamahotsava Week
Mangaluru: “More trees, more life” LCS observed Vanamahotsava week from July 3–8, 2023, to create awareness about the protection of trees. The activities and assemblies were later extended until July 15, 2023.
The LCS Vanamahotsava week was inaugurated with an innovative ‘Tree of Values chart by the students of Class 6. The students presented the assembly on the topic ‘Tree is Life’ under the guidelines of Ms.Lavina Castelino.
The finale assembly was conducted on July 8, 2023, by the students of class IV A under the guidance of Ms.Sowmya K. The finale song was sung by the choir group, and the green pledge was taken. Significance on the topic ‘Role of trees in balancing the ecosystem’ was read out wonderfully by Ananya Ganu of class IVA. The students of Class IX, Shreya Hegde and Anusha Nayak, presented the Harikathe on the topic ‘Awareness on the Protection of Trees.” It conveyed a beautiful message about the cry of the trees and how we need to save them.
On the occasion of the finale, a sapling was planted by the students of Class IV A. The principal, Rev.Fr.Robert D’souza, and vice principals, Ms.Belita Mascarenhas and Ms.Anita Thomas, Ms.Sowmya K, and Ms.Preethi K, were present.
The Principal, Rev.Fr.Robert DSouza, spoke about the role of trees in conserving nature and the need to save trees.
The Green Contest: Competitions in Connection with LCS Vanamahotsava Week was conducted on July 15, 2023. The students participated actively in the competitions and learned about the importance of trees. An activity of planting the sapling in their house was given to the students, and they did it with great zeal.
The activities helped the students identify their talents and gain in-depth knowledge about trees and nature. The celebration of this festival inculcated the value of loving nature and growing more trees.