Ten city schools took part in Rhythmosaic, presented by Ashok Hall Group of Schools at Kala Mandir, to celebrate World Dance Day. From kathak to ballet, hip hop to contemporary and Bharatanatyam to bihu, a variety of dance forms was on display. “Ballet is something we had never tried before. We worked hard and were finally able to put up a wonderful performance,” said Oindrila Sarkar, Class XI, from the Ashok Hall team.
St. Augustine’s Day School hosted its annual prize distribution programme and investiture ceremony at Kala Mandir recently. Outgoing members of the school council handed over their badges and team flags to the newly appointed members. “This is a very emotional day for all of us. I want to wish all members best of luck and hope they can keep the school flag flying high,” said Class XII student Md Shaad, the school captain. Principal Augustine Dominic Gomes read out the annual report and congratulated the students. “We have come a long way. Our children have excelled in extra-curricular activities as well as academics. I’m very proud of them.” The school band also played on the occasion.
Children aged seven to 15 took part in the Landmark UNO India Contest at Westside, Camac Street, recently. Tanishka Shah of Class VII, St. Vincent’s Convent School, Balasore, was thrilled to win the challenge during a visit to Calcutta. “I didn’t know how to play but this is fun,” said Tanishka, who played against younger sister Parthavi Shah and city girl Pritika Garodia.