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Lourdes Central School organizes Kindergarten Convocation Day

March 15, 2024

Mangaluru: The air was filled with excitement and anticipation of achievement as parents, teachers, and students gathered at Lourdes Central School on March 14, 2024, at Bejai Church Hall to celebrate the milestone of kindergarten graduation and to honour the young KG graduates of LCS and their accomplishments. The event marked a significant milestone in the lives of the little ones as they bid farewell to their first academic phase and embarked on the journey of formal education.

The event commenced with beaming kindergarteners dressed in miniature caps and academic dresses, capturing the essence of the traditional graduation experience. Proud parents, guardians, and teachers filled the auditorium, their applause echoing the collective pride felt for the accomplished little ones.

The ceremony was adorned with a prayer hymn by KG 1 students to invoke blessings and thank the Lord Almighty for this auspicious day. KG II students welcomed the Chief Guest, Teachers, Parents, Guardians, Students and all the well-wishers present at the event.

The esteemed Chief Guest of the event was renowned Profession, Dr Mranali K. Shetty, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, accompanied by Rev. Dr J. B. Saldanha, Manager LCS, Principal Rev. Fr Robert D Souza, Vice Principals Ms Belita Mascarenhas and Ms Anita Thomas, and KG Co-ordinator Ms Lydia D Souza.

The KG coordinator, Ms Lydia D Souza introduced the chief guest to the gathering, and later she felicitated all the dignitaries on the dias.

Dr Mranali K. Shetty, in her address, emphasised the importance of relationships between parents and educational institutions to foster a positive environment for a child’s growth. She advised parents to actively participate in school activities and initiatives to enable the child to demonstrate the importance of education and lifelong learning.

Rev. Dr JB Saldanha, addressing the audience, remarked that this year’s graduation ceremony is very special, as it coincides with the silver jubilee year of LCS. She emphasized spending quality time with kids and highlighted parents’ fundamental role in strengthening their child’s education and overall growth.

As the ceremony drew to a close, each graduate was called to the dias to receive their momentos and certificates from the chief guest, accompanied by cheers and applause from their families and friends. It was a moment of immense pride and joy.

On behalf of the student community, Muhammad Yahya, Thriti P. Shetty, and Rithanya N. Kotian of KG II shared their experiences of their kindergarten journey. On behalf of the parents, Dr Veena J. Pinto, Dr Anjali Shetty, and Sujay Royston Pais shared their experience.

The program featured a delightful blend of recitals, heartwarming singing performances, and a dance drama by KG1 and KG II students, showcasing the talents, creativity, and progress of the little charms.

Fr Principal had all kinds of appreciation for KG staff and students for putting on such a wonderful show.

The lovely and delightful event concludes with the National Anthem.

As the young graduates bid farewell to kindergarten and embarked on new adventures, they carried with them cherished memories and valuable lessons learned during their time at LCS.