PATNA: Famed girls’ school, St. Joseph's Convent High School (Junior Section), Bankipur (Patna), organised their grand "Annual Sports and P.T. Display” function on Saturday, 26 November. The tiny tots of SJC school, from classes 1 to 5, showcased their fitness prowess proving their over-the-academic excellence on fields.
The Principal of the school Sr. Josephine CJ and Sr. Joyce CJ, the backbone of the Junior Section nurtured the students by providing the platform to grow – both mentally and spiritually.
The P.T. teacher, Mrs. Aradhana Sinha, the dance teacher, Mrs. Pooja Varma, the music teacher, Mrs. Shikha Collis and the Karate teacher, Mr. Pankaj Kambli worked very hard to put up this wonderful programme together where the grandeur of the children could be presented in the most fun and fit manner.
The Chief Guest of the programme was Rev. Archbishop Sebastian Kallupura, the Archbishop of Patna.
The programme started with the school-flag hoisting by the Chief Guest and welcome speech by Mrs. Jayati Gupta. Then the games of Classes 1 and 2 started - Frog Jump, Balance the ball, Bunny Race, Stone and Paper and many more.
The parents of attendance could be seen to have overjoyed to see such enthusiastic participation by all the students.
Inter-House Races began with 100m race, 200m race, hurdle race, skipping and baton relay. After the races, P.T. items took place - Tassels in the Air, Dancing Dolls, Hula-Hoop Delight and Fitness Drive.
The show stoppers were Rajasthani Dance (choreographed by Mrs. Pooja Varma) and Karate display (trained by Mr. Pankaj Kambli). The extravagant performance and display of the Rajasthani Dance was truly a mesmerising sight for everyone in attendance. The grandeur of the entire show was indeed a thing of beauty.
The programme was followed by prize distribution ceremony and the Chief Guest's speech. Rev. Archbishop further motivated the students to carry on with their spirit of sports, fitness, performance and passion. Towards the end, he conveyed his best regards to the entire staff, parents and students.