St. Britto’s Academy organized Annual Sports Day Meet Smash for classes’ kindergarten to V on 23rd February, 2018 at MIT ground, Chromepet. 1000 students participated in the customized and fun-filled track and field events.
The programme began with the welcome ceremony of the Chief guests, Mrs.Vimala Britto, Founder and Correspondent of St.Britto’s Group of Institutions, Mr. Manoj, Paralympic Champion and Ms.Samitha, National Squash Player.
To invoke God’s blessings for the day, Ms.Joanna of Class V D lead us in prayer.
The Sports Day was inaugurated by hoisting the Institution Flag by Mrs.Vimala Britto followed by the sports flag hoisted by Principal.
The tiny tots of KG were dressed as laureates and reminded us the fact that nothing is impossible when we start believing in ourselves. The Mars House students were dressed up as Noble Prize Winners, Jupiter House represented Magsaysay awardees, Venus House represented Bharat Ratna awardees and Mercury House represented Arjuna awardees.
March Past was led by the procession of prefects and members of four houses with the house flags carrying the motto.
Our Correspondent Mam ignited the Olympic torch and was received by S.Ashok of class V C followed by the achievers of the year in the sports field. This was followed by the oath taking.
Mr.Venkatesh, the Head of the department of Physical Education presented the annual sport report for the academic year 2017-18.
Mrs.Vimala Britto addressed the gathering and congratulated the participants. She highlighted that parents are not encouraging the students in the field of sports when they grow up and insisted them to do so which will help the students in the future.
Zumba Dance, a fitness exercise program performed by class I and II with energetic music was a feast to our eyes. It culminated in the formation of Olympic rings highlighting the physical fitness.
Then the much awaited track events started for classes I to V. As the budding athletes of St.Britto’s Academy reached the finishing line, the ground reverberated with enthusiastic cheers from the spectators.
The highlight of the day was the Mass drill performed by students of Classes III to V. The students showcased impressive displays with synchronization and formation. They formed the hands holding our mother planet and spread the message “Save Water to Save Earth”.
Minor games were conducted for Kindergarten, I and II
Vote of thanks was proposed by Melvina of Class V C.
The program was concluded with National Anthem.