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Friday , May 9 , 2014
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A year of roaring success

Simba to Saraswati Vandana, the prize day ceremonies at Birla High School were a happy mix of dance, music and drama. Students received prizes for their academic performance, discipline and cleanliness. Members of the support staff were also awarded for their dedicated service

Students of classes VI-X present a medley of dances to depict how tribal communities are neglected. “I had a very good time. I love dancing. Hip-hop is my favourite form and this was the second time I performed in the annual concert,” said Shubham Tanreja, Class X. The senior boys also staged Fritz Karinthy’s play Refund.

“The boys have performed brilliantly in academics as well as extra-curricular activities. I thank all the students, teachers and also the parents for supporting the school always. Also, I want to acknowledge the support staff for the hard work they put in everyday,” said principal Mukta Nain.

Students of the junior section present an adaptation of The Lion King. Loveleen Saigal, the headmistress of the junior section, remembered a year full of “wonderful memories” and looked forward to a fruitful new session. “The journey ahead promises to be an exciting one,” she said, announcing the school’s theme for the year — reaching out.

Text by Samabrita Sen;

Pictures by Sayantan Ghosh and Anindya Shankar Ray