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School Re-opening Day 2018 – 19

JSS SMCS reopened for the academic year 2018-19 on 12.03.2018. The students were warmly welcomed at the beautifully decorated entrance with a traditional ‘tilak’ and ‘aarti’.

The students solemnly and reverentially offered flowers to Goddess Saraswati to seek blessings for an auspicious beginning of a new academic year. They sang the Ganapati stotra and chanted Vishnusahasranama with reverence.

Principal Smt. Sadhana S welcomed the students. The program ended with the singing of the National Anthem. 

Celebration of Ugadi Festival

On 19th March 2018, we celebrated Ugadi festival, the beginning of the New Year to bring new hopes and happiness in life. All the staff and students gathered in the Assembly hall for the pooja. Dr.Shrishacharya, our Sanskrith teacher performed pooja. The Principal Smt.Sadhana.S and staff members performed arati and prayed God to give good health, wealth ,happiness and success to everyone. Bevu bella, preparation made from neem and jaggery was  distributed the combination of which signifies that life is a mixture of sweet and bitter days, joy and sorrow and that these should be accepted as a part and parcel of life because the Lord will always be there to bless and protect us.

 World Environment Day

 

 JSS SMCS celebrated the World Environment Day on 05.06.2018 by organizing special programme to create awareness among the students regarding their duties towards the preservation of the environment. 

A special assembly marked the occasion. The Principal Smt. Sadhana S, spoke on the occasion encouraging the students to reduce, reuse and recycle. A rally was organised in which the students carried posters and banners spreading the message of pollution control. The class teachers on their part spoke to the students, at the micro level, on the same topic. Some students representing the class spoke on behalf of all the others, coming up with interesting solutions to present day environmental issues such as waste disposal especially plastic, industrial air and water pollution and methods of improving greenery. 

JSS SMCS celebrated the World Environment Day on 05.06.2018 by organizing special programme to create awareness among the students regarding their duties towards the preservation of the environment.

A special assembly marked the occasion. The Principal Smt. Sadhana S, spoke on the occasion encouraging the students to reduce, reuse and recycle. A rally was organised in which the students carried posters and banners spreading the message of pollution control. The class teachers on their part spoke to the students, at the micro level, on the same topic. Some students representing the class spoke on behalf of all the others, coming up with interesting solutions to present day environmental issues such as waste disposal especially plastic, industrial air and water pollution and methods of improving greenery.

Mango Food Mela

JSS SMCS was venue for a Mango Food Fair on 06.06.2018 organised as part of our ‘Fun and Learn’ method of the teaching-learning process. Students prepared and put up on display a wide array of mouth-watering dishes made from the ‘King of fruits-Mango’. Some of the delicious included Mango Gojju, Seekarani, Sweets, Barfi, Mango Sambar, Chatni and Pickles. 

          Teachers and students alike savored and enjoyed the delicious while learning the nutritious contents of the mango fruit. Addressing the students on the occasion, the Principal Smt. Sadhana S appreciated and encouraged the students in their endeavour. 

International Yoga Day

 

On 21st June 2018, International yoga day was celebrated in JSS Shri Manjunatheshwara Central School, Vidyagiri, Dharwad. The Principal of the school Smt. Sadhana.S spoke on this occasion and explained the importance of Omkar. The programme started with recitation of Vishnu Sahasranama. More than 1000 students and teachers actively participated in this programme. Smt Uma Joshi from Art of living was the Chief Guest. The chief guest and her team demonstrated to the students a package consisting of warm up exercises, Aasanas and meditation and explained its benefits.  Our students with rapt concentration performed yoga along with the chief Guest. Smt. Vanishree. M. S gave vote of thanks and the programme concluded with National Anthem.

National Statistical Day

The National Statistical Day was observed on 29/06/2018 as it was the birthday of Late Prof. Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis from Calcutta. Mr. Jaykumar spoke about statistics and its use in everyday life. The objective of celebration of this day is to create public awareness about the importance of statistics in socio-economic planning and policy formulation to acknowledge the contribution of Prof. Mahalanobis and to pay homage to him.

Statistics is not only a subject limited to commerce but has a lot of value in the day today activities including our studies.

Application of statistics is a concept that we do unknowingly everyday. Innovative ideas were given by the guest about managing and planning our activities. Overall the students of class 9 found it very interesting and inspiring.

Doctors Day

Doctors are seen Gods on Earth. On 1st July 2018, we celebrated Doctor’s Day in our school to thank the Doctors for their selfless service to mankind. On this occasion our students were dressed as doctors and spoke about their specialization. The Principal of the school Smt. Sadhana. S spoke on this occasion and addressed the students to study well, stay healthy and wished that they become doctors in future. 

Parliament Induction

The newly refurbished science lab was the venue for the Parliament Induction Programme for the academic year 2018-19 on 19.07.2018. The function began sharp at 3 pm with the arrival of the Chief Guest Brig. S G Bhagwat. After the auspicious lighting of the lamp ceremony and the invocation song by Kumari. P Yashaswini, the Principal Smt. Sadhana S warmly welcomed the gathering of students and teachers. This was followed by the Badging Ceremony of the Parliament Members – 24 of them were given prime portfolios. The present ‘Mother of Parliament’ Smt. Nandini continues her tenure for the next academic year. The oath taking ceremony followed wherein the newly elected parliament members were administered the oath of office.

            Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Guest Brig. S G Bhagwat congratulated the newly  inducted Parliament office bearers. The programme was anchored and the vote of thanks proposed by Smt. Shailaja Baichwal.

 

Career Orientation Programme

On 24.07.2018, JSS College Campus Sanndihi Hall was the venue for a Career Orientation Programme for high school students of JSS SMCS. The Aakash Educational Societies Private Limited conducted the programme which was ably supported by the staff of JSS SMCS.

The programme began sharply at 1 pm with the arrival of the chief resource persons Shri. Ashish Jha, General Manager and Shri. Dheeraj Kumar Misra, Regional Director, South Zone, Aakash Educational Services Private Limited. Accompanying them were Shri. Chandan Chand, Deputy Director and Shri. Vijaykumar, Academic Director, Hubli Branch.

The function began with the lighting of the lamp ceremony by the Guest Resource Persons and the dignitaries on the dais. The invocation song was sung by Kumari. Aditi Nayak.

The Principal Smt. Sadhana S warmly welcomed the guests and assembled students and teachers. The dignitaries were then warmly felicitated. Shri. Ashish Jha began his lecture with well prepared ppts filled with information regarding various career options.

Shri. Dheeraj Kumar too spoke on the occasion, motivating students towards better performances. The programme ended with the proposal of the vote of thanks by Smt. Shailaja Baichwal, who also anchored the function. 

Kargil Vijay Diwas

On 26/07/2018, Kargil Vijay Diwas was celebrated by Yuva brigade and SNP Dharwad.

Programme began with lighting the lamp and followed by invocation song by Kumari. Aditi. Principal Smt. Sadhana. S welcomed the members of Yuva Brigade, teachers and students for the programme. Kum. Spoorti from Sodari Nivedita Pratishtana, Dharwad gave a speech on Patriotisum along with video related to Kargil was and the political situations during that time. More than 500 students witnessed the programme.

Smt. Kusuma Harihar, Smt. Shashikala and Kumari. Anjali from S.N.P were present on the occasion. Vote of thanks was rendered by Smt. Vanishree.

Guru Poornima Celebration 

On 27th July 2018, we celebrated Guru Poornima to express our respect and gratitude to our Gurus who have dedicated their lives in shaping and moulding us into valuable human beings.

Guru Brahma Gurur Vishnu Guru Devo Maheshwaraha Guru Saakshat ParaBrahma Tasmai Shree Gurave Namaha – so goes our ancient shloka which places the Guru above everyone and everything else.

The students of JSS SMCS honoured their teachers by treating them with a special programme on the occasion. Our students dressed themselves as Gurus from Mythology Raghavendra Swamiji, Chanakya, Swami Vivekanada, Basavanna, Sai Baba, Ramdas, Akkamadevi,  and expressed the great work contributed by them to the society. Students performed a skit depicting the importance of teachers’ guidance in achieving success. Our students also thanked all the teachers for their constant guidance and support through songs and shlokas and sought the blessings of the teachers. The teachers blessed them and asked them to dedicate their time for studies and work for noble causes. The Principal of the school, Smt.Sadhana.S wished all the teachers on the occasion and advised all students to follow the guidance provided by the teachers.

 

Nagar Panchami Celebration 

 

On 14/08/2018, Nagara Panchami was celebrated with great religious fervor. The school wore a festive look with strings of mango leaves and flowers decorating the hallways and doorways.

          An anthill fashioned especially for the purpose representing the adobe of ‘Nagappa’ adorned the pooja platform. Under the able guidance of our Sanskrit faculty member Dr. Shrishacharya, the ‘offering of milk’ to ‘Nagappa’ was carried out by the Principal Smt. Sadhana S. All teachers, co-ordinators and students took part in the pooja ceremonies.

          Students dressed in traditional attire representing various aspects of the festival like the daughters visiting their maternal homes to be gifted with bangles and all the sweets prepared for this festival were kept on display.

          Songs sung on the occasion were also representative of the cultural ethos of North Karnataka. Specially decorated Jhulas were a great hit with the students. The Chief Guest on the occasion was Shri. R T Jantli, who was overjoyed at the colourful presentation of Nagarpanchami.

 

          The Principal Smt. Sadhana S wished all teachers and students festive greetings of happiness and prosperity. 

Independence Day Celebration

On 15th August 2018, the Independence Day was celebrated with great patriotic fervor.

The function began with the customary hoisting of the Tricolor accompanied by the singing of the National Anthem. The dignitaries on the occasion included the Chief Guest Col. Firoz B Karlekar, all the heads, teaching and non teaching staff members of the whole JSS group of institutions.

Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Guest Col. Firoz B Karlekar reiterated the five principles of the army which had universal application in everybody’s lives to make the superior humans.

The programme ended with the proposal of the vote of thanks by Smt. Vanishree.

Contribution towards the Kerala flood Reliefs

JSS SMCS has shown their solidarity and support towards our flood hit brothers of Kerala by contributing relief material for the cause. Students and teachers joined hands in packing the generous contribution of warm clothes and food grains. The Principal Smt. Sadhana. S oversaw the packaging and loading of the said relief materials to send it to its proper destination. The management, staff and students of JSS SMCS are one in their resolve to do their bit for the flood affected victims.

Varamahalaxmi Pooja

On 24.08.2018, Friday, JSS SMCS quadrangle was the venue for the Varamahalaxmi Pooja, where resplendently decorated ‘Lakshmi Vigraha’ was installed. Adequate pooja arrangements were made well in advance by procuring flowers, incense, mango leaves, garlands and Aarati lamps.

          In the presence of students, teachers and co-ordinators and on all their behalf, the Principal Smt. Sadhana S performed the pooja under the guidance of our Sanskrit faculty member Shri. Shrishacharya who recited the mantras and shlokas for the pooja ceremony.

 

Career Guidance

On 25th August 2018, the basement hall of JSS SMCS was the venue for a talk and discussion on alter native avenues for career development by senior (Ex-student 2010 batch) student Ms. Soubhagya Pai.

Ms. Soubhagya spoke eloquently regarding other options of higher education excluding engineering or medicine.

Anchoring the function and introducing the Ms. Soubhagya to the audience, Smt. Shailaja Baichwal informed students that Ms. Soubhagya had completed her Bachelor in Journalism and Communication, Post Graduation in Knowledge Systems and practices; she had a Diplome in community media; she has also completed a project funded by the UNESCEO.

The programme ended with the proposal of the vote of thanks.

 

Inauguration of Atal Tinkering Lab

 

On 30th August 2018, the ATL that is Atal Tinkering Lab was inaugurated by the Block Education Officer, Shri. Akbarali Khazi in JSS Shri Manjunatheshwara Central School, Vidyagiri, Dharwad. Also performing the honours was the Chief Finance Officer Dr. Ajith Prasad. All the members of the General Body Office, all the Principals of various schools of Janata Shikshana Samiti, all the co-ordinators of our school, teachers, staff members and students were present on the occasion. The Principal Smt. Sadhana warmly welcomed the audience.

Speaking on the occasion, BEO Shri. Akbar Ali Khazi encouraged and motivated students to make good use of the gadgets available in the lab to carve new frontiers in their search for scientific knowledge. Some of the main displays on the day at the lab were Voice controlled, Automatic Chair, Obstacle Avoiding Robo Car, Elevator, Humanoids and the like. Chief Finance Officer, Dr. Ajith Prasad congratulated the staff and students for bagging the honour of establishment of ATL in our school.

JSS is one among the 1500 schools across India to have been chosen for this honour. Kumari. Girija Hegde spoke detailing the various tenets of the Atal tinkering Lab. Kumari. Shivey proposed the vote of thanks. Smt. Shailaja Baichwal anchored the function. 

Class Day Celebration (Std I,II,III)

 On 01/09/2018, the Class Day Celebration were held in the Sannidhi Hall of JSS College Campus.

The morning session began at 10.30 am with the arrival of the Chief Guest Smt. Rajani Das, Principal of the Kannada Medium School in the JSS Campus. The auspicious ‘Lighting of the Lamp’ ceremony kickstarted the event while the tradition of the invocation song by Kumari. Yashaswini provided ceremonial beginning to the function.

This was followed by the Welcome Address given by the Principal Smt. Sadhana S. The honouring ceremony was followed by the speech by the Chief Guest in which Smt. Rajani Das complimented the teachers and students and also advised the students to work hard.

The formal function ended with the proposing of the vote of thanks by Smt. Shailaja Baichwal who also anchored the programme.

This was followed by the cultural programme. The main dances were Full on Masti, Kaveri Teeradalli Ondu Kaadu and Shalala. The morning session ended at 12.30 pm.

          The afternoon session started at 4.00 pm. This programme started with the arrival of the Chief Guest Kumari. Arya S(a student of 2017-18 batch), topper of X std Boeard exams. 

          Speaking on the occasion Kum. Arya thanked the school for giving her the guidance and support to enable her outstanding achievement. After the vote of thanks was proposed the cultural programme began. The main dances were Swag Se Karenge Sabka Swagat, Vakratunda Mahakaya, Lets Fly High, Nach Baliye in all 18 dance performances enlivened the atmosphere. The show ended with the singing of the National Anthem. Also present on the occasion were CFO Dr. Ajith Prasad, BEO Shri, Akbarali Khazi, Upadhye, Smt. Vidya Kolhapur, all co-ordinators, teachers, staff members and students. 

Krishna Janmashtami Celebration

On 03/09/2018, Shri Krishna Janmashtami was celebrated in the school with great religious piety. More than 500 students came bedecked in the traditional representative attire of ‘Radha’ and ‘Krishna’. After the beautifully decorated Krishna idol was worshipped, placed in the cradle amidst the ceremonial chanting of vedic hymns, it was taken in a precession, mounted on a ‘Pallakki’ suitably adorned for the occasion.

The Principal Smt. Sadhana S, offered pooje offerings of coconut, incense, vermilion and turmeric with obeisance to the holy deity. Teachers and students offered their pooja, ingredients as the ‘Pallaki’ passed by them and sought the blessings of Lord Krishna.

Speaking on the occasion Smt. Sadhana advised one and all, to learn from the ‘Bhagwad Gita’ the various facts of good thinking and righteousness.

The Secretary of JSS Group of Institutions, Dr. N Vajrakumar graced the pooja ceremonies and prayed for the health, prosperity anad well being of mankind, pointing out that this pious occasion was harbinger of a bountiful season of rainfall.

Students sang Krishna bhajans giving a religious atmosphere to the proceedings. All teachers and students partook of the ‘Prasadam’ which was distributed after the ceremonies.

 Mahatma Gandhi & Lal Bahadur Shastri Jayanti Celebration

On 02/10/2018, JSS SMCS organised several activities on account of Gandhi Jayanti and Lal Bahadur Shastri Jayanti. All the staff members both teaching and non-teaching, along with the students were present on the occasion.

          The programme began with the ceremonial garlanding of the portraits of Gandhiji and Lal Bahadur Shastriji, by the Principal Smt. Sadhana S.

          This was followed by the Bhajan singing programme in which everyone participated. Songs like ‘Vaishnava Janato’ and ‘Raghupati Raghava Raja Ram’ were sung.

Speaking on the occasion the Principal Smt. Sadhana advised the students to follow Gandhiji’s principles of peace and non-violence.

          The ideal of cleanliness starts at home, she noted. Therefore all of us must keep our homes, its surroundings and the environment in general clean to benefit the progress of our country and mankind at large. To signify this point, all teachers and students took part in a special cleanliness drive and cleaned up the school premises.

          Kumari. Ishwari Praveen Gorwar of std 8 made a speech on Mahatma Gandhi highlighting his message of peace, non-violence and total independence. The students went on to clean up the school grounds, classrooms and the children’s park on the occasion. Teachers also contributed their services by helping clean up the school premises. They vowed to allocate 2 days a week to ensure cleanliness in the school. The programme was anchored by Smt. Vanishree.