Saturday, August 15th, 2015, Independence Day was
celebrated in a mood of joy and happiness no rituals, just festivities. The
scouts band led the guest of honour to hoist the flag.
Even though India
celebrated 69 years of Independence from the colonial rule students brought
back the memory of freedom struggle by performing drama on swadeshi movement
and Dandi march. Students passionately spoke about the freedom fighters and
dance was performed on the national song ‘Vande Mataram’.
organized to depict the lives and teachings of the sons of the soil, who
sacrificed their life for freedom. A large number of parents, students and
staff participated and witnessed the grand ceremony.
At BGS Public School, students offered prayers to the founder Bhairavaikya Jagadguru Padmabhushana Sri Sri Sri Dr.Balagangadharanatha Mahaswamiji. Sri Balagangadharanatha Mahaswamiji born on 18th January 1945 was an Indian religious leader who was the seer of Sri Adichunchanagiri, Nagamangala Taluk, Mandya district. He was awarded Padma Bhushan, India's third highest civilian honour for the year 2010. Swamiji completed his graduation in Science from Government Arts & Science College, Bengaluru. Motivated by the desire to serve God and the people, he chose the spiritual way of life.
The Interhouse Kho Kho
competition was held on Wednesday, 22nd July,2015. There are four
houses: Sharavathi, Tunga, Kaveri and Bhadra. In the boys category - Sharavathi House emerged as winner and in Girls
category also Sharavathi House bagged the trophy. The Runners are Bhadra House in
the boys category and Tunga House in the Girls category. Congratulations to all the winners.
The Investiture Ceremony at BGS Public School,
Kengeri was held on Monday, 13th July, 2015 to inculcate the
qualities of leadership, discipline and service. During the ceremony the
leaders of the perfectual board and student council pledged to uphold the name
of the institution and motto “Service to Mankind is Service to god”.The prayer song was followed by the lighting of the
traditional lamp by the guests – His holiness Sri Sri Sri Nirmalanandanatha Mahaswamiji
of Sri Adichunchanagiri Mahasamsthana Mutt, Sri Sri Prakashnath Swamiji
Managing Director of BGS group of Institutions and other dignitaries.Cultural Programme included a classical fusion dance
and Sarvadharma prayer. A documentary on “Democratic way of election in school”
was showcased.In order to provide holistic education various clubs
like, Science club, Literary club, Cyber club, Dance and Music club, Photography
clubs were inaugurated.Mahaswamiji in his Ashirvachana highlighted
inculcating spirituality among students who inturn will be a great assets to
World Music Day was celebrated in BGS Public School,
Kengeri on 22nd June 2015. It gave an opportunity for amateurs to
commune and share a special bond through music. The concert began with the
Carnatic music and concluded with western music by the talented students. The
message was very clear that music has the power to heal, connect and inspire.
"Yoga is an
invaluable gift of India's ancient tradition. International Yoga Day was
celebrated at school with a sense of oneness. On this day everyone took a
pledge to work towards creating consciousness by adopting a holistic approach
to health and well-being. The programme began with a
salutation to sun god, after which the students performed different asana. The
Yoga Instructor contributed significantly by writing a book ‘Suryanamaskara’
which was released on this occasion by the Principal.
World Environment Day was celebrated on Friday, 5th June 2015. The students of BGS Public School presented a dance drama depicting an interrelationship between man and nature. They gave the message to save and conserve environment. The effects of depleting flora and fauna in the environment were also highlighted during the programme. The students also took a pledge on that day to save natural resources and thus protect the environment.
BGS Public School Kengeri observed “World No Tobacco Day” on Monday, 1st June 2015. World No Tobacco Day was intended to encourage an abstinence from all forms of Tobacco. It is celebrated every year on 31st May. A special assembly was conducted by the students of Std. 10. The Programme began with a speech which gave the introduction on World No Tobacco Day, stressing the need for “Tobacco free world”. The skit which was performed by the students highlighted the consequences of using tobacco. Badges of No Tobacco Day were distributed to the students, staff and drivers to spread the message. The programme concluded with vote of thanks. The students and staff enjoyed being part of the celebration for a noble cause and took a pledge to make the place free of tobacco.