The Junior segment of Mount Carmel Central School celebrates ‘ARCADIA’, the 15th Annual Day – KONKANCATHOLIC.COM

The Junior segment of Mount Carmel Central School celebrates ‘ARCADIA’, the 15th Annual Day

December 5, 2023

Mangaluru: The students of grades I, II, and III of Mount Carmel Central School, Mangaluru, celebrated their Annual Day with the theme ”ARCADIA’—Harmony with Nature on December 1, 2023, in the school auditorium. The occasion was graced by Rev. Fr Peter Gonsalves, Principal of St Lawrence English Medium School, Bondel, Mangaluru. The chief guest, along with the Joint Secretary, Sr Asha Prima AC, Principal, Sr Melissa AC, and PTA Vice President, Mrs Carol Pais, were honoured with traditional poorna kumba swagatham and ushered into the auditorium by the school band.

The cultural event was set rolling by invoking the blessings of the Almighty, followed by a majestic welcome dance. Sr Meena Fernandes AC accorded a warm welcome to the audience and introduced the Chief Guest. The evening progressed witnessing the mesmerizing talents put up by the students in various skits, dances, performances, and dialogues, highlighting the Sustainable Development Goals by UNO, which are incorporated by CBSE in its curriculum. The talents in the celebration not only enchanted all but also brought to the fore their message “Harmony with Nature’’ and our role in sustainable development goals. The portrayal of the divine in the families was effectively represented in the tableau, showcasing the presence of the divine in the families.

The annual report highlighted the achievements of the academic year 2023. The chief guest, Rev. Fr Peter Gonsalves, applauded and appreciated the performance of the students and the achievements of the school in his address. He emphasized the pivotal role of a family in shaping values and instilling them in the upbringing of children. He urged parents to put their children and their values before everything else. He also reminded them to engage the little ones in life skills at an early age.

Students Suzzane, Ismail, Mithila, Reegan, and Ishanvi compared the programme, while Gian, Lavanya, and Rowena delivered the vote of thanks. Let the echoes of our shared role in the Sustainable Development Goals restore our Mother Earth to its former glory.

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