Toycathon - 2021
The Toycathon 2021was a 36 hrs hackathon organized by the Ministry of Education Innovation Cell which was recently held from 24th to 26th May 2022 at various nodal centres in Delhi/NCR and nearby locations. A total of 1.29 lakh students registered for the competition and submitted 17,000 ideas.
Class X Students of our school, Vivin Solomon Vincent and Ezrah Fathima along with Shreya Deshmukh (our ex-student) of The Team TOYCOON created a toy called Bioscope 2.0 which was the up gradation of traditional bioscope with technology. They won the Grand Finale of Physical Edition of Toycathon held at Manav Rachna International University Faridabad and was awarded mementos, trophy and a cash prize of Rs 25,000/.
NTSE Scholarship - 2021
We are proud to inform that N.V Karthikeyan, student from XII A, of our Vidyalaya has cleared the stage 2 of NTSE – 2021 and he has been awarded as a NTSE Scholarship. He will be receiving the scholarship of Rs.1250/- during his XIth & XIIth , Rs.2000/- during his UG & PG annually.
Dell Padhai 2.0
Krishna Koushik Sharma, of class 10 student from our Chinmaya Vidyalaya Anna Nagar have built a PC in class 8th and got nominated for Dell Padhai 2.0 organised by Radio Mirchi 98.3FM. He was on air at 6:50pm in Radio Mirchi where he was interviewed and was broad cast on 15.4.22. He was declared Dell Padhai 2.0 champion of Chennai and won a cash prize of ₹3000.
National Level Cultural Talent Search
Our student Varsha J of Class X has secured the National Level Cultural Talent Search Scholarship Scheme - CTSSS - 20201-21 by CCRT (The Center for Cultural Resources and Training) in the field of Bharatanatyam. The Cultural Talent Search Scholarship Scheme provides facilities to outstanding children selected in the age group of 10-14 years for developing their talent in various cultural fields such as traditional forms of music, dance, drama, painting, sculpture, craft and creative writing /literary arts etc. Varsha is among the 650 children who have received this scholarship.
Ology Speed skating championship 2022
Shaindhavi of class 5C bagged a Gold and Silver medal under 9 to11 category in Ology Speed skating championship 2022 held at Velammal International school campus on 02.04.2022.
FEMU Voice Hunt
FEMU Voice Hunt is a world wide Online Music Contest for Malayalee Singers conducted by Kerala Film Music Directors Union. In this Aadya Nair of class 4A has won 2nd place in the sub junior category of FEMU Voice Hunt. She has been awarded with a Medal, Certificate and a Cash Prize of INR 7500/-.
Youth Games National Golden Cup-2022
The Youth Games National Golden Cup-2022, organised by the Youth Federation of India, was held at Sonipat between 4-6-22 and 6-6-22. M Tharun Aadhithya represented the state of Tamilnadu and bagged Gold in the Silambam event.
Roller skating championship
Yaadhira S. of class I-B had participated in the "Tamilnadu Roller skating championship 2021" organized by the Tamilnadu roller skating association. The meet was held at VoC rink Coimbatore district on 11th June 2022.
In this context, Yaadhira S. has won 2 silver medals in R2 and R3 tracks and her achievement has also been published on Dinamalar Paper.
She has also competed 14 states and 1 Gold in R3 and 1 Bronze in R2 and brought laurels to Tamil nadu too.
TN state level chess tournament
Decathlon, in association with GVCA Chess Academy, conducted a TN state level chess tournament at their premises at Mogappair on 12-6-2022. Janani.M from CVA Class V won the tournament in the under 10 girls category. The event was also covered & published in Dinamalar magazine.
HULA HOOP SPINS AROUND WAIST
Prajeet A of UKG set the National record on 29-10-21, by performing 'MAXIMUM NUMBER OF SPINS
USING TWO HULA HOOPS' (550 spins in 5 minutes) in the India Book of Records. He also set an
international record on 7-12-21 and holds the world record of 'THE YOUNGEST BOY TO PERFORM
MAXIMUM HULA HOOP SPINS AROUND WAIST' (4500 spins in 36 minutes) in the International Book of
Records. His twin Praneet A of UKG too set an international record on 7-12-21 and holds the
world record of ' MOST NUMBER OF HULA HOOP SPINS AROUND WAIST WHILE ROTATING THE WHOLE BODY'(608
spins in 5 minutes), in the International Book of Records.
National level Taekwondo Tournament
Mukund dev of class XI, Commerce department participated in the national level Taekwondo
tournament which was held on 7th and 8th of January 2021 at Ooty. The tournament was organised
by SG Masters under the auspices of Taekwondo Federation of India. He won the gold in both
kyrogi (sparing) and poomsae (kata) in junior age group under 68kg category
Silambattam tournament - Nilgiris District Silambattam Association
M. Gauthaman of STD: VI, Chinmaya Vidyalaya Anna Nagar, emerged the winner in the individual
skills (below 12 Yrs) single sticks category of 3rd Nilgiris open silambattam tournament which
was held on 4th & 5th of December 2021 at HADP- SDAT ground -Ooty. This tournament was organized
by Nilgiris District Silambattam Association which is affiliated to Tamil Nadu Silambattam
Association. He achieved this feat from among 20 contestants. He has been undergoing training in
Silambam for the last 5 years.
Guna Gaaun Main 2021 - Online Devotional Singing Competition
Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth conducted Guna Gaaun Main 2021 - Online Devotional Singing Competition
on 24th October 2021. Aadya Nair an aspiring singer of Std 3 Chinmaya Vidyalaya Anna Nagar
participated and secured First Place in Category 1- Light Song. The prize inluded a Cash Award
of 10K and a Certificate.
Kalavedi Bharatanatyam competition
Arsha J of class IX D has won first prize in Kalavedi Bharatanatyam competition conducted by
Sangraha Cultural Trust on 25th Dec 2021 in Junior Category. Nalathe Trust had conducted
Margazhi Fest and Varsha J from IX D was the runner up in "Adalam, "Padalam" and "Pattum Nane
and Bhavavum Nane". She also won the Overall achievement trophy.
Sangraha Cultural Trust conducted a National level Bharatanatyam Competition "KALA VEDHI 2021"
on Dec 25th at Vivekanandar Illam, Chennai. Sree Mourya of Std X, a student of Guru Sri Madurai
R Muralidaran and Smt Chithra Muralidaran, participated in the Senior Solo category and won the
INSPIRE MANAK - Science project
Amrita Anand of Std.7, has been selected for an INSPIRE-MANAK award of ₹10,000 for the year
2021-22, by the Department of Science and Technology, India, for the preparation of the Science
project/model and to participate in the District Level Exhibitions and Project Competitions to
be organized by the District Education Authority. She, along with her twin brother Vasudev Anand
had designed automated garden lights using solar power and had suggested using the same
principle for street lights. The main objective of this is to conserve electricity and utilize
eco-friendly source of energy. We wish her all the best for the next level and also for her
Economics Olympiad 2021-22
A proud moment for Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Annanagar. Students of Std XII commerce stream had taken
part in Ecovisionnaire Economics Olympiad, 2021-22 conducted by Ecovisionnaire knowledge
Infinity Private Limited. Schools from all over India took part in this competition. Our student
Megha Kumaran was one of the Olympiad toppers in the competition. At the school level, Megha
Kumaran secured the First rank, second rank holder Bavishya S and Srinivasan Vaidyanathan
secured third rank.
Inter School Cultural Competition – Devi Academy Senior Secondary School
Devi academy senior secondary school had conducted *Devi prathiba* 2021 inter school cultural
competition. The following Students won the prizes. Prechata from XI won 2nd prize for JEOPARDY.
Shira murugan from VII won 1st consolation prize for mandala art. Following students also
received participation certificates. Deshna from 9th std for participating in CALLING ALL
CREATIVES, Athira from 8th std for SANGEETH MALA and Maitreyi of XI for participating in LOUD
Inter School Cultural Competition – Kola Perumal Chetty Vaishnav Senior Secondary School
Kola perumal chetty vaishnav senior secondary school, Arumbakkam conducted interschool
competitions on their golden jubilee celebrations. Following were the winners of various
- Laya and taal (Category UKG ) 1. Suvidh.S (UKG) - 1st prize
- Category 1st to 2nd std 1. Bhavya.P (1st std ) - 2nd prize
- Category 3rd to 5th std 1. Aadya nair (3rd std ) - 2nd prize
- Category 6th to 8th std 1. Aathira (8th std ) -2nd prize
- II Crafting for curosity
- Category UKG 1. Chandrapasri (UKG) – consolation prize Category 9th to 12th std
- 1. Deshna (9th std ) - 1st prize III Speak about kola express oratorical in English
- Category UKG 1. Surabhi - 1st prize
- Category 1st to 2nd std 1. Sahana anand (2nd std) - 3rd prize
- Category 3rd to 5th std 1. Mahin.C (4th std ) - 2nd prize
National level storytelling competition
Sahana Anand of Std II secured the second place at the National level storytelling competition
conducted by Iscon for Janmashtami celebrations.
Bharat Scouts and Guides(Tamilnadu) – Online Competition
The Bharat Scouts and Guides - (Chennai Zone) conducts various competitions annually as a part
of their Children’s Day celebration. This year they conducted Oratorical, Handicrafts, Fancy
dress and Patriotic song for the cubs and bulbuls through virtual platform on the 9th of
November 2021. Prarthana Senthil from Bulbuls Unit studying in class IV-D of our vidyalaya
participated in the Patriotic song competition and bagged the second prize at the zonal level.
She rendered a popular patriotic song sung by Latha Mangeshkar.
National Academy – Art Competition
Shree Radha Sanjay, of VI A Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Annanagar, was nominated for 'India Star Icon
Kids Achievers Award' in the 10-13 years category by The National Academy for Art Education,
Pune. She received the Appreciation Award for her performance in Drawing, Sloka Recitation (Sri
Sudarshanastakam) and Oratory skill (Speech in Swami Vivekananda)
NACIN - International online elocution competition
On account of Vigilance Awareness Week, on 29th October 2021, National Academy of customs,
Indirect taxes and narcotics (NACIN) had conducted an international online elocution competition
on the topic” INDEPENDENT INDIA AT 75: SELF RELIANCE WITH INTEGRITY” in which Samitha P.H and
Akriti Agarwal of class nine, jointly bagged the First Prize and Roopashree of Class eleven,
bagged the third Prize.
Shobukai cup 2021 (State level)
Aashika Pity of standard 3 from Chinmaya Vidyalaya Anna Nagar Chennai secured, third place in
Shobukai cup 2021 (state level) organized by International sports and traditional karate
research and development trust of TAMILNADU.
Shobukai cup 2021 (State level)
Aashika Pity of standard 3 from Chinmaya Vidyalaya Anna Nagar Chennai secured, third place in
Shobukai cup 2021 (state level) organized by International sports and traditional karate
research and development trust of TAMILNADU.
Quiz and the QUOTIENT Competition - INDIA SCIENCE AND ENGAGE WITH SCIENCE
P.S. Namritha of Std 'X' is the winner of EQQ3 - The Quiz and the QUOTIENT - Senior Category,
conducted by "INDIA SCIENCE AND ENGAGE WITH SCIENCE". The students have to thoroughly watch
short science films on India Science App on different topics and answer the questions based on
that video. The videos were consisted of "Why do knuckles pop? Elephant Movement Detection
System and The changing face of agriculture in Kashmir". Among the videos she had selected the
movie " Why do knuckles pop?" to write a review. She was very much delighted by the facts of
human body which created interest in understanding more about the joints, the cringe of the
sound which knuckles make and many more concepts were analysed within 04:55 seconds. Children
from all over India participated in the quiz.
Best Teacher Award - West Chennai Sahodaya Cluster schools
West Chennai Sahodaya Cluster schools conferred Best Teacher Award for the year 2020- 2021 to
M.Rajashree Menon HOD English Department Chinmaya Vidyalaya AnnaNagar for empowering young minds
with a creative zest. This is in reverence and veneration for her devotion and diligence in
shaping the future of the next generation. The award ceremony was held on 25 th September 2021
at Sri Venkateswara Vidyalaya Senior Secondary School. She received the award from Shri. V.
Nanda Kumar IRS Additional Commissioner of Income Tax Ministry of Finance Government of India.
Bharatanatyam competition – Bharatam academy
Varsha J of class IX D had participated in a Bharatanatyam competition conducted by Bharatam
academy of Fine Arts in Mylapore, Chennai on 29th August and she has won first place in this
competition. She also won slot of 45 minutes to perform in silver jubilee celebration of
Bharatam on 19th September in the esteemed presence of exponents Kalaimamani Nandini Ramani,
Principal of Tamil Isai Kalluri Dr. V V Mernakshi Jayakumar and eminent senior artist Roja
Kannan and she is blessed to receive the prize from Nandini Ramani Mam.
Featured Guru of the Month
Engage with science - Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India- each month select a
teacher as Featured Guru of the Month. We are happy to inform that, this Month Mrs. Lalitha Balu
from our school got selected as Featured Guru of Month.
RIT – Teachers Award 2021
Rajalakshmi Institute of Technology honoured Mrs. V Gnanavadivu, PGT Computer Science
Department, with a memento and a certificate of excellence for her contribution in the field of
education. She was honoured by Mr. Sujith Kumar, Head HR INFOSYS and by Dr. Thangam Meganathan,
Chairperson Rajalakshmi Institutions, on 11-09-2021 in their college premises. The Chief Guest
was Prof. Bhaskar Ramamurthi Director IIT Madras, who virtually addressed all awardees.
Best Teacher Award - Hindu Educational Charitable Trust & Lions club
Mrs. Bindu Ramakrishnan of Chinmaya Vidyalaya Senior Secondary School, Anna Nagar has been
awarded the Best Teacher Award during the event conducted in remembrance of Dr. Radhakrishnan on
5th September 2021, for her constant and dedicated service in the field of education. The award
was jointly presented by the Hindu Educational and Charitable Trust and The International
Association of Lions Club at the school premises of J.G.V.V, Avadi.
Online Bharatanatyam competition
P.S. Namritha of standard X-B of Chinmaya Vidyalaya Annanagar participated in the online
Bharatanatyam competitions and won the following prizes.
- INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION OF DANCE organised by ALL INDIA DANCER'S ASSOCIATION and has
won second prize with Grade 'A'.
- "OJAS" organised by AIDA and has won third prize.
- THE NATIONAL LEVEL DANCE COMPETITION conducted by FOOT-IT she has secured 86% with 'A2'
Grade and also secured 15th rank out of 355 participants.
- In NUPURA 2021 she has won third place and a cash award of Rs. 500/-
- HARSHA NATYA KENDRA conducted INTERNATIONAL ONLINE DANCE COMPETITION she has secured
first place with a shield
bearing the title "NADANA KALAI MANI.
Theme song - Resource Conservation
The students of Chinmaya Vidyalaya have performed exceptionally well, at this young age in
composing a theme song on Resource Conservation. This marks their potential to develop into a
responsible citizens and they would contribute immensely to the welfare of our society. Wishing
them many more laurels!
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Bala Krishna Leela – Aadya Venkatesh
Aadya Venkatesh Class III Student of Chinmaya vidyalaya Anna Nagar takes great interest in her
spiritual journey and loves giving talks in English and Tamil in various spiritual topics. She
has won many prizes in reciting sloka, singing songs and Bhajans. Aadya won first prize in
Mukunda Mala and special mention in Hari Ashtakam recently.
EQQ1 - The Quiz and the Quotient
B. Jai Adithya of Std 8, won a prize in the EQQ1, The Quiz and The Quotient (junior category).
This was conducted by INDIA SCIENCE AND ENGAGE WITH SCIENCE. Children were asked to watch
science films on India science TV Channel, answer questions on pre-selected films, review the
film and take part in the quiz. Children from various prominent schools of the country took part
National Level Talent Carnival-2021
In the National Level Talent Carnival-2021 conducted by Shree Ojas Yogalaya, A.R.Hemasree of
class IX D secured the 1st prize in the dance competition with her brilliant performance.
Online Dance competition – 2021
VIDYA’S ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS conducted an Online Dance competition on 20-7-2021 for kids between
9-12yrs. Keerthana R Menon from VI-D participated and won the First prize.
National level Speech competition on Yoga – 2021
Aero Events and Promotions conducted various competitions for kids on 4-7-21 to celebrate
International Yoga day. Sashini Manikandan of II C participated in the Speech competition on
Yoga at the National level under 7- 9 years category. She was one among the winners.
Panel discussion - An initiative of Govt. of India
We are proud to inform that our Principal, Mrs. V. Gowri Lakshmi, was invited to participate in
a panel discussion titled, ‘Are we doing enough for online education?’ on 27.05.21. This event
was a part of engage mentor dialogue series, organized by Engage with Science, an initiative of
Govt. of India, to foster science education in an interesting and easy-to-learn manner. The
eminent panelists invited for discussion were, Dr. Biswajith Saha, CBSE Director (Skill
education and training) and Principals from schools of various parts of the country. Dr. Saha
briefed about the various platforms made available by CBSE to make teaching-learning effective
during the pandemic period.
Igniting minds conducted 'Ignite 2021'-an online cultural in the first week of June in which
Megha Kumaran of class 12 C participated and secured the first prize in Vocals and the third
prize in Costume couture.
Years of Service Award
On 24th April 2021 (Saturday), the management honored the teachers and office staff who had
retired, completed 25 years and 10 years service in Chinmaya Vidyalaya, at Chinmaya Taylors
Road. Mrs. Lakshmi Prabha (Vice Principal), Mrs. Rajeswari Sivanandan (English) and Mrs.
Jayasree.P (Science) along with office staff Mr. Govindan and Mr. Saravanan received their
mementos from Swamiji for having served the institution relentlessly for 25 long years with
utmost sincerity and dedication.
Mrs. Pabitra (Yoga), Mr. Arumugasamy (PT), Mrs. Chitra. B (Chemistry), Mrs. Latha. G (Commerce),
Mrs. Hemamalini. V (Hindi), Mrs. Roshni (English), Mrs. Bhanupriya (Tamil), Mrs. Radhika. B
(English), Mrs. Jyothi Pramod (Social), Mrs. Seema Pradeep (KG), Mrs. Kousar Ganesan (KG) and
office staff Mrs. Rajalakshmi and Mrs. Surya received mementos from Mr. O. V. Nambiar, our Zonal
Director, for their committed service in the institution for 10 years.
Mrs. Uma Badrinarayan (Math) who retired in 2020 received the memento from our Hony.
Correspondent Shri R Surya kumar for her unstinted service to the institution.
BEST TEACHER AWARD
Our school teacher, MRS. PRASANNA RAVI was proudly presented with the BEST TEACHER AWARD for the
academic year 2020-21 on 20th March 2021 by The International Association of Lions Club and The
Hindu Educational and Charitable Trust, Chennai. Congratulations and best wishes to her.
KALA UTSAV – State level classical dance competition
Samagraha Siksha- Department of School Education conducted a state level classical dance
competition KALA UTSAV on 9th Dec 2020 in which Megha Kumaran of class 11C represented Chennai
district and won the second place. She also received a cash award of 3000.
Art Integration and Drawing competition
In the Art Integration and Drawing competition 2020-2021 Organised by Kola Perumal Chetty
Vaishnav Sr Sec School for students from West cluster Sahodaya School complex. In the same
Competition Sahana Kannan of Std VIII secured the second prize. She had made her art form using
the Sharada script.
Chinmayam Alapa – Online competiton
This year CV Avadi organised an online PPT making competition called Chinmayam Alapa. Our School
students Prajan Elango and D. V. Yuvan Chandar of Std IX got an opportunity to take part in this
competition which took place on 12th February 2021. They presented the PPT on the topic
"Rasayana - Chemical Science" and won the "Best Speaker" award.
KALA VEDHI-2020 (Stage of Arts)
“SANGRAHA CULTURAL TRUST” conducted a Bharatanatyam Competition “KALA VEDHI-2020 (Stage of Arts)
In association with “Bharat Kalachar” on 20th Feb 2021 at YGP Auditorium, chennai. About 40 plus
students participated in Junior Category “SOLO PERFORMANCE”. Saankhya Venkateshwaran, class 9
student of Chinmaya Vidyalaya, annanagar who is learning Bharatanatyam under Guru Shri Madurai R
Muralidharan and Guru Smt Chithra Muralidharan won the first prize in the event.
State Silambam Championship
KB Silambam Academy – Madurai conducted State Silambam Championship on February 20th and 21st in
which S Maanasa of Std I-D secured Gold medal in Surul vaal veechu, Eratai kombu veechu, Otrai
kombu veechu and Stick fight under Sub junior Category.
International Science festival 2020 - Art integrated project
Aswathy Pramod of Std XI participated in the International Science festival 2020 organized by
Ministry of Science and Technology, ministry of Earth Science, Ministry of Health & Family
Welfare government of India in collaboration with Vijnana Bharathi by council of Scientific &
Industrial Research and Presented the song in relation to science and won the consolation prize,
she received the cash amount of Rs.2000/-. The song she presented was Art integrated project in
the subject biology.
Bharat Ko Jano - quiz competition
Bharat Ko Jano (Know Your Country) quiz competition is prepared and staged among the school and
college students so as to present a true and glorious picture of our country before them. Master
Aryan Monish Chandran of class VII C secured the “topper” position (Junior Category) in the
Bharat Ko Jano Online quiz contest 2020-21, conducted by Bharat Vikas Parishad – Anna Nagar
Branch and represented Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry Prant in the National Level. Vinay P Ramesh
and Pracheta Sumedh waikar were also felicitated for winning the zonal level.
Gita Chanting Competition - Egmore Sanskrit school
Egmore Sanskrit school conducted the 64th Gita Chanting Competition on 18.01.2021. This year the
competition was conducted online and prizes were given to the winners later. The following
students of our Vidyalaya won the Star Award.
Suvidh S – LKG
Sahana Anand – Std I
M Sai Shivani – Std II
R Vainavi Sri – Std II
Sahishnu of Std 7C, his mother and sister also got prize in Egmore Sanskrit school Geetha
Inter school competition - Swami Vivekananda Jayanthi
In commemoration of Swami Vivekananda Jayanthi, Dr.Nalli Kuppuswamy Vivekananda Vidyalaya -
Korattur, has conducted an inter school competition in which Gowri Siddharth of UKG-D won the
1st prize and Surabhi B of LKG-B won the 2nd prize for Vivekananda's sayings.
Bharat Vikas Parishad Bharat Ko Jano online Quiz contest
Bharat Vikas Parishad Bharat Ko Jano online Quiz contest for schools was conducted on 11th
December. This competition was conducted for Junior and Senior levels. From our school 4
students from Junior level and 4 students from Senior level participated. They competed with 400
students from 28 schools. Vinay P. Ramesh and Pracheta Sumedh Waikar of Std.10 from senior level
and Aryan Monish Chandran of Std 7 from junior level got selected for pranth or zonal level
competition which was held on 26th December 2020. In the Pranth level Master Aryan Monish
chandran has been selected to represent BVP TN-North Pranth at the incoming National level BKJ
Quiz Competition scheduled to be conducted on Jnuary 31, 2021. Best wishes to Master Aryan
Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert for 2020-2021
Microsoft has selected the following teachers for the fourth consecutive year from our school as
Microsoft Innovative Educators. Our hearty congratulations to
1. Mrs. Devi Senthilkumar
2. Mrs. Latha. T
3. Mrs. Renuka Krishnakumar
4. Mrs. Hemamalini Thiruloganayagam
National Online Quiz Competition
Petroleum Conservation Research Association conducted Sakshsam National Online Quiz Competition
2019. In School level 40 students participated, from that 2 students were selected for District
level from Class IX. They won Cash prize Rs. 3000/- each and also a certificate by PCRA.
1. ShreyasViswanath - IXD(2019)
2. Ishan.M.K - IXB(2019) Congratulations to both of them.
State Level Art Competition 2020-2021
Following students stood first in the State Level Art Competition 2020-2021 conducted by CIART
(Centre for Indian Art Resources and Training), Mumbai, in the month of April 2020.
1. Shakthi Samhita of Class 2D category (1-4)
2. B Kaarunika of Class II C
3. Shara R of class 5B category (5th-7th)
4. Shriya of Class 9B
This online competition conducted by CIART was to draw attention to the importance of art in
school curriculum. All were now entitled to participate in CIART National Level Drawing and
Colouring contest. Our best wishes to them.
Online Talent Hunt Competition
Rakshitha A of Class VIII C, participated in Online Talent Hunt Competition conducted by Srusti
Jana Natya Kala Kendra, Bangalore. She got 2nd Place in Best Talent Performance Category. Best
wishes to her.
West Chennai Sahodaya cluster award 2020
Each year the West Chennai Sahodaya cluster schools honour teachers for their contribution in
the field of education. Mrs Usha Joseph , head of the KG dept was the recipient of the award for
2020 from our school.
The ' Teacher's day award function 2020' was held at Union Christian public school, Chetpet on
22nd September at 10 am through virtual platform. The chief guest was Dr Sajeev Abraham George,
professor, operations and supply chain, chairman, PGDM program, S P Jain institute of management
and research, Mumbai.
As it was a virtual platform ,the award was presented to Mrs Usha Joseph by our principal Mrs V
Gowrilakshmi..The program was viewed online by all associated with the west Chennai sahodaya
District level art contest
San academy conducted a virtual district level art contest in the academic year 2020-2021 in
which our school Aditi of class 5D has secured second place under poster making category. In the
same competition Dheena dhatchayini of class 7B has also won first place under drawing and
painting category. Congratulations to the winners.
We are proud to share the news that our school students participated in Kalaanubhavam'20
conducted by National Public School, Gopalapuram and won the following prizes. In the Solo Dance
category, Megha Kumaran won the first prize. The first prize for Choreography was bagged by
Rashmeta Sai, while Megha Kumaran got the second place. In Instrumental category, Varun Gopal
got the second prize. Congratulations to all winners.
Interschool classical dance competition
In the Interschool classical dance competition 'Vallal Pandithurai' conducted by Velammal group
of schools, Megha Kumaran of Class XI won the first place and secured a cash prize of Rs.
20,000/- Congratulations to her.
QUARANTINE CHAMPION 2020
Devadarshini of 3D participated in various dance competitions and won various prizes. She won 2
nd prize in age category 7-10 in QUARANTINE CHAMPION 2020 international online solo dance
competition conducted by Pushpanjali Bharathanatyam Academy of Performing Arts. OUTSTANDING
PERFORMER in Sub Junior category for RASHTRIYA KANAK NRITYA SITARA AWARD 2020 online solo dance
3rd prize in junior category of online Bharathanatyam dance competition PRATHIYOGA conducted by
SRI MUDRA SCHOOL OF DANCE.
2nd runner up in NRITHYANJALI online solo dance competition conducted by SN INTERNATIONAL
School Toppers in Hindi
Every year Madhubun Educational publishers will be honouring School Toppers in Hindi. This year
from our Vidyalaya two students namely Harshini.R and Neha Honniganur were honoured who has
scored 98% (School –Hindi toppers) , in Std X board exam (2019-20). Dr. N.Srinivasan , HOD of
Hindi department was also honoured on this occasion.
Congratulations to the Hindi Teacher and the students.
Astra 2020 - Bhavans Rajaji Vidhyashram’s
Bhavans Rajaji Vidhyashram’s – conducted Astra 2020 an online city-level cultural competition on
25th and 26th September 2020 , which served as a platform for students from various schools to
showcase their talents. Over 400 students took place from 30 different schools across Chennai.
The students of class 11 and 12 from our school had taken part in all the events, which happened
online through Microsoft teams.
Our school won the third place in Stand-up Comedy and first place in “Whose Line is it anyway”.
Srikesh of class XII also secured the title of Mr. Astra Runner-Up 2020. All the winners will be
receiving E- Certificates and cash prizes via mail. This is the third consequent year that our
school has bagged the Mr. Astra Title. Congratulations to the participants and the prize winner.
Genesis Online 2020 - Asan Memorial Senior Secondary School
Genesis Online 2020, an interschool cultural competition, was organised by Asan Memorial Senior
Secondary School from 26th to 29th September, to provide the students of various schools with a
platform to showcase their talents and compete with other schools in the city. Our school
students participated in all events of Genesis and, won first in ‘Beatboxing’ –Tarun kasa ,
first in ‘Dance’- Megha and Saankhya, second place in ‘Meme Making’- Vasudev Iyengar , Bazar
Harshitha. They also won third place in the ‘No Filter event’- Sowjanya. Two students from our
school participated in the final showdown event and Tarun Kasa won the title of Mr. Genesis.
Although the online platform lacked the energy enthusiasm and experience of the live events,
Genesis 2020 allowed the students to participate and enjoy a cultural competition in the midst
of a global pandemic. The opportunity to receive live feedback and constructive criticism from
the judges facilitated the participants to understand what they must improve on. Congratulations
to the participants and the prize winners.
State level talent show
K.Rishitha of std 5 took part in state (7 states) level talent show that was organised by
Chinmaya Vidyalaya Nagapattinam, in the month of July and won the first prize in Bharathanatyam.
She has also taken part in National level Dance competition 2020, conducted by Nrithya Kinkinni
and was awarded' the Natarajan Shironmani' . Congratulations to Rishika and all our best wishes
for her future endeavours too.
The Udumalaipet Bhagavatha Bhajana Seva Mandali , a service oriented organization at Nanganallur
organised various spiritual events as a part of theirKrishnajayanthi celebrations. ADYA
VENKATESH OF CLASS II A of our Vidyalaya took part in the Carnatic music, Upanyasam and the
Madhurashtakam recitation competition and bagged the first prize at the state level.
She was also selected as the First Runner up in the story telling competition at the All India
level,conducted by the Shining Star Company. The Shining Star company, is an established Event
Management company based in Delhi. The story telling competition was conducted via Facebook
video entries for the age group of under 10 category.
Varsha J of Std. VIII D of Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Annanagar participated in many online
Bharatanatyam competition and won following prizes
1. ONLINE BHARATANATYAM COMPETITION organized by Srishti Kala Kuteera and has won First Prize
with Title "Nrithya Abhirami" and a cash prize of Rs. 1000.
2. Competition organized by A S R S Fine Arts and Padmasri Dr. Siva Chidambaram and has First
Prize - Outstanding Performer award along with Title " Nadana Kalai Arisi" and received "
Silangai" as special momento.
3. Narthana Krishna series 2 was a National Level Bharatanatyam Competition conducted by S R N K
Raichur, Karnataka, Varsha J of our school participated and has won a second prize in this
competition. She has received a momentous along with a slot to performed in "Swara", Online
4. Reflections 2020 was an online competitions organized by Konrai Foundation, Dance Competition
for the theme - Life in the time of Corona and has won First Prize with a cash prize of Rs.
Online Dance Contest
A.R.Hemasree of class VIII D of Chinmaya Vidyalaya Annanagar participated in many online dance
competitions and won following prizes
1.International online bharathanatyam contest conducted by indian classical dancers association
ands has won First place in Junior section.
2.All India dance competition (AID) fest organized by Sri Mookambika Natya Kalakshetramand has
won first prize with cash prize Rs 1100 .
3.National Level Dance Competition 2020 conducted by Nritya Kinkinni and was securing second
position along with the title ''Natarajan Shiromani award''.
4.Desh Raag 2020 national level competition organized by Nrutyadham Kala Samiti and has won
First prize and Outstanding performance award.
5.India's Online Dance Competition conducted by Dance Dil Se and has won First prize with Rs1100
6.Online Dancing Contest organized by Agra Cultural Organisation from Delhi and has won First
Our Vidyalaya Cricket team has bagged the runner up position in the Inter- School Under -14
Tournament conducted by V7 Group last week in Ten Sports Village, Thandalam, near Chennai.
It lost in the final to Don Bosco School, Egmore, by 10 wickets. Team member Poojith won the
‘Man of the Series’ award for scoring the maximum aggregate of 262 runs.
N.Aswin bagged the maximum number of 11 wickets in the tournament.
India’s first solar vehicle championship - RAMCO Institute of Technology
India’s first solar vehicle championship was conducted at RAMCO Institute of Technology,
Rajapalayam in Tamilnadu on 2nd February 2020. In this regional round more than 500 students
participated from 60+ schools from South Indian states. Students had manufactured solar
and battery operated cars and demonstrated their design capabilities. Six students from class
7th from our school participated in this event. Our team ‘Rays2miles’ won the 1st prize in
with a cash prize of Rs.2500/- and overall 1st prize and championship trophy with a cash prize
Chennai Regional Brain Bee for the year 2020, was conducted by Shri Shankarlal shasunbhai
College for women-T-Nagar Chennai,
in which Hari Vignesh Umashankar of Std XI won the second prize. He was awarded a cash prize of
Rs. 2000/- along with a
trophy and a certificate. Students from around 20-25 schools participated in this informative
competition, which was
introduced for students to develop interest in neuroscience. Initially, a preliminary test was
conducted, which was a
written test to select students for the oral round. Hari Vignesh Umashankar got selected for
finals and won the second place.
The competition was presided by Dr Lakshmi Narasimhan a world renowned neurosurgeon.
Congratulations to Hari Vignesh Umashankar.
Congratulations to Anjana A.
District level chess tournament.
VOC Vidyalaya Matric Hr Sec School Vysarpadi conducted District level chess tournament on
Anjana A of Class III D has secured I place in U-9 Girls category.
She has won a medal, Certificate and a Rolling trophy, which she will be holding for one year.
Congratulations to Anjana A.
Annual Gita Chanting Competition - 2019.
We are glad to inform that our School has won the overall 4th place in annual Gita chanting
The overall shield was received from Guruji H H Swami Tejomayanandaji on 13.12.2019 at Chinmaya
The prize was received by our Principal Mrs V Gowrilakshmi and Sanskrit Teachers Mr Kannan and
Congratulations to all the prize winners and participants.
INIYA KURAL THEDAL SEASON- 2
A ‘Mega’ Light music contest was organized by VOC Vidyalaya Matric Higher secondary school,
Chennai on 29th November 2019.
More than 300 students participated in and around Chennai Schools.
Ms. T Nivedha of VII –D got 2nd prize in the junior category (age 9-12). She was awarded a
trophy, Certificate and a cash prize of Rs 3000/-.
She received the prize from Thiru. Sham Sudeen , Cine Play back singer ,
Music composer and the Proprietor of Gentle men Orchestra and also from Shri V Lakshmanan ,
Director of Lakshman Shruthi Musical and Orchestra .
CBSE Science Exhibition
The CBSE Science Exhibition was organized by CPS Thirumazhisai on 29th & 30th November 2019, in
which two teams
from our school participated. The team comprising of Subhadra and Nageswari exhibited an project
Processor’ while the other team comprising of Shreya and Vijaya durga exhibited an project on
The overall theme of the exhibition was ‘Science and Technology in sustainable development with
a thrust on water
Khel Milan - All India Inter Chinmaya Vidyalaya Football tournaments
Khel Milan All India Inter Chinmaya Vidyalaya Football tournament was held in CIRS Coimbatore
from 02.12.2019 to 04.12.2019
for Under 19 Our school Boys team entered Q finals and T Sunil Kumar of XI was awarded best Goal
keeper award and our
girls team won the winner trophy and Shruthi Tejaswi of IX was awarded best player award.
State level Painting Competition
Bhavana Prishaa V of class VII represented our school in category B of the State level Painting
Competition on Energy Conservation Organized by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency, MINISTRY OF
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA held on 14.11.2019 at Chennai and got selected for state level competition.
She received a certificate and a cash award of Rs.2000/- our hearty congratulations.
State level badminton tournament
U C Madhavan of IX D participated in the various badminton tournaments in which he won the
1. Semi finalist and won cash award Rs.1500/- , Rs.200 coupons, trophy, Medal and Certificate in
the under 15 Badminton tournament conducted by the ESMA Events.
2. Winner of the under 15- state level badminton tournament conducted by Rotaract club of
Aadithya and won cash award of Rs.5000/-, Trophy, Medal and Certificate.
3. He was also quarter finalist in the state level badminton tournament under 19 conducted by
Rotaract club of Aadithya and won the bronze medal.
Foot ball tournament for U-14
V-Sports Academy & Apollo hospital organised a foot ball tournament for U-14 and U-16 category.
In both the events our school team was the winners. The match was conducted at police training
Ashok Pillar on 12.10.2019.
Congratulations to the winners and the PT department teachers.
CBSE South Zone Badminton Tournament
CBSE South Zone Badminton Tournament was held at Sri Vignesh Vidyalaya,
Trichy in which 350 schools participated from 6 States our students I R
Keerthilakshmi and N A Saranya U-17 (Girls) won the title and they were
selected for Nationals. In the same tournament Our vidyalaya students P
Neha, Anumitha and Shrinidhi U-14 Girls won the Bronze Medal.
CBSE Cluster VI Table Tennis Tournament
CBSE Cluster VI Table Tennis Tournament was conducted by PSBB Senior Secondary School
Nungambakkam and our student Hari Vignesh Umashankar got runner up and entered Nationals
in Under 19 Boys individual championship. P Vishvajith, Shiva Saravan G and Sanket Mahipal
won the Bronze Medal in U-19 Boys team Championship. M Bhagyashree, Shruthi Tejasvi,
Shreya Teajal and Drishti Ajmera won the Bronze Medal in U-17 Girls Team Championship.
M Bhagyashree won the Bronze Medal in U-17 Girls Individual Championship.
CBSE VI cluster State Level Inter School Foot Ball match
Our Vidyalaya Foot ball team participated in the CBSE VI cluster state level interschool match
which 190 schools from all over Tamilnadu , Puduchery and Andaman Nichobar took part.
After winning seven matches they entered into the finals and they played against Lawrence school
– Ooty on 29.09.2019
at Mathakondapalli model school, Hosur. It was a proud moment for CVA boys under- 17 to win the
cluster VI football
tournament which is giving them an opportunity to participate in National level.
Grand Football Tournament
Real sports Academy in connection with Apollo Hospital has conducted Grand Football Tournament
2019 on Saturday 7th September at police training college ground. Our school football teams both
U14 and U10 secured the winner position.
BEST TEACHER AWARD
1. Mrs Jayashree (Science teacher) & Mrs Usha Joseph (KG Head) received the Best teacher
award from Lions Club International on 05.09.2019 at Hotel Ashoka.
2. Mrs Rajeswari Sivanandan (English TGT) received the Best teacher award instituted by
Hindu Educational and Charitable Trust, Avadi on 11.09.2019 at Jaigopal Garodia
Vivekananda Vidyalaya Avadi.
3. Mr M M Subramani computer teacher received the Best teacher award from The West Chennai
Sahodaya Clusters Schools on 12.09.2019 at Schram Academy.
4. Mrs Rajashree Menon (English PGT) received the Best teacher award from CIT Institute
of Chennai on 15.09.2019 at CIT Campus Chennai.
Astra, 2019(a cultural programme) - Bhavan’s Rajaji Vidyashram
Bhavan’s Rajaji Vidyashram conducted ASTRA (a cultural programme) in which our school
participated won the following
Just A Minute – IIIrd prize
Channel surfing – IInd prize
Shipwreck – Ist prize
Futsal – Ist prize
Western Dance – IIIrd prize
Treasure Hunt- II prize
Band- IIIrd prize
Stand up comedy – Ist prize
Venkatesh menon of our school won the tittle ‘Mr Astra’ in final showdown and won an I Phone XR
and airpods worth Rs.1,70,000. He also won a bicycle from 'Just buy cycles' for securing the
first place in stand up comedy.
Samaran J secured the runners position in Mr Astra final showdown and won a one plus 7 Pro Phone
Aadithya R also secured the best football player award and won a Bicycle from 'Just Buy cycles'.
Our school bagged the overall runner up cup in the event.
Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan conducted Reverberations 2019, a cultural event in which the students
of our school won the following prizes
Channel surfing – I prize
Shipwreck – III prize
Whose line is it anyway – I prize
Lawyer up – II prize
Plot writing – II prize
Venkatesh menon of our school won the runner up position in the Mr. Reverberation event. He was
awarded a MI LED TV. Our school also secured the third position in the overall table.
Mock GST Council
A Mock GST Council was conducted by the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs for which
students were trained under IRS officers and Assistant Commissioners of Revenue collection. The
Council had 11 teams from various schools representing different states in the decision making
process regarding GST structure. Two teams from our school represented the states of Maharashtra
and Karnataka respectively. Television coverage was also made to increase GST awareness to
Team Maharashtra and Team Karnataka from our school secured the Third and consolation prizes
respectively in the mock council. Shreya Prem and Rishika Ashok secured the first and third
place in the individual speakers ranking. The teams along with their teacher in charge Mrs.G.
Latha were invited to the felicitation ceremony at GST Bhavan, Chennai, and got an opportunity
to have an informal snack session with the Chief Commissioner.
The students learnt by experience the decision making process and got a chance to understand the
specifications of GST directly from the IRS officers. Awareness regarding tax payment and GST
SICA NATIONAL LEVEL DANCE COMPETITION
Megha of class X C participated in the SICA NATIONAL LEVEL DANCE COMPETITION held at Hyderabad.
She secured 1st prize and won the trophy(Silver).Congratulations to Megha.
Chinmaya Alankar Award
Miss P S Thvarita Rao a student of class VIII from Chinmaya Vidyalaya Annanagar , an ace
Taekwando player received the most prestigious Chinmaya Alankar Award 2019 from H H Swami
Tejomayananda on 20 February 2019. The honour was bestowed upon her by the Central Chinmaya
Mission Trust Education Cell in a grand function held at Chinmaya International School,
P S Thvarita Rao had received the black belt in this martial art at the tender age of ten and
has been winning the gold medals at the district level for the past six years. This 12 year old
champion was given the privilege of being the flag bearer of the CBSE contingent at the 64th
SGFI National Games held at Manipur this year. She also bagged the silver medal in her event.
This paved way for her selection to the World Combat Sports to be held at Hungary in 2019. This
south zone reigning taekwando champion was the gold medalist at the 1st National Taekwando
tournament held in Lucknow in 2018.
The incredible feat of this little super star in District , State , National and International
Taekwando competitions have earned her 28 gold medals, 13 silver medals and 11 bronze medals. P
S Thvarita aspires to hold the tricolour at the Olympics and hear our National Anthem play in
the sporting arena making the nation and global Chinmaya family proud.
Chennai Soccer league Smt. Ranganayagi memorial football tournament
It was conducted on 12.02.2019. Our school under 12 boys football team won the title. Nagulan
won the best player award, Ritesh won the best defender award. Congratulations to the
participants and the P T teachers.
West Chennai Sahodaya cluster inter school badminton tournament
West Chennai Sahodaya cluster inter school badminton tournament conducted by Chinmaya Vidyalaya
Annanagar on 6.2.2019. More than 20 schools participated. Winner in girls category were
Keethilakshmi -VIII, Saranya - VIII, Neha- VI, Anumitha Rajesh-VII, Srinidhi -VII from our
Vidyalya and in the boys category our Vidyalaya students Mukunth Dev- VIII, Madhavan -VIII,
Shashank- VII, Kavin - IV won the runner up.
Girls category best player award goes to Keerthilakshmi from std VIII. Congratulations to the
West Chennai Sahodaya Cluster – Athletic Meet
West Chennai Sahodaya Cluster Inter School conducted various events. The Athletic meet was
conducted by Chennai Public School Annanagar on 28.01.2019 at Thirumazhisai. The following
students won the medals for various categories.
1. Shruthi shree C K VIII C - 100m Silver
2. Shruti Tejasvi S VIII D - 800m Silver
3. S Akshay VIII A - 800m Bronze
4. S Saujanya VII B - Long jump
Congratulations to the participants.
Agarwal Vidyalaya Junior college conducted Inter school TT tournament on 22.1.19, 24.1.19 and
25.1.19. More than 20 teams participated in this event. Our school boys team won the Title. In
the same tournament our school Girls Badminton team also won the Title in which 32 teams
participated. Our congratulations to all winners.
CBSE district level Science Exhibition
The CBSE district level Science Exhibition was conducted on 24 and 25 January 2019. 2 teams from
our school participated. Out of 300 participants, Our team of C.P Anirudh and Vishnu J were
selected for their mathematical model – Safe crypt to represent our school at the National
The National level competition was held on 8th and 9th February at the Mayoor school Noida,
where the students got an opportunity to display their project.
Congratulations to C.P.Anirudh and Vishnu J for representing our school in the National Science
Iniya Kural Thedal
Iniya Kural Thedal Season I organised by VOC Vidyalaya on 23rd February 2019. Pranita N of UKG C
got 1st prize in the age group 5 to 8 years. She received a trophy, certificate and Rs. 5000
Cash award. Pranav kumar N of Std VI C got 4th place in the next age category. The Judges were
jury members from Super Singer and SA RE GA MA PA. Smt. Vani Jayaram play back singer and Mr.
Dhena- Music Director were the special guest. Congratulation to the winners.
Asian Youth Chess Championship
Anjana A, of class 3D participated in Asian Youth Chess Championship held in Srilanka, from 1st
to 10th April, 2019. Participants from twenty three countries took part in this championship.
This championship has been organized by Chess Federation Of Srilanka, on behalf of Asian Chess
Federation and FIDE. We are proud to inform that Anjana won Silver medal in Team Blitz and 4th
place in Individual Blitz. She went through District, State and National level tournaments to
enter this championship.
Nazareth College of Arts and Science conducted State level Inter school Basket
ball Tournament in which our school Boys team won the III place. The participants were Vasudev
Iyengar IX A, Prathoush IX C, Maanav IX D, Vishvajith IX A, Sarvesh VI B, Praveen IX B,
Parikshith IX A, Umesh VII C, Satya Lohith VII C,R Aravind IX D, Sai Azad IX D, Akhil IX D.
Congratulations to the Prize winners.
We are proud to announce that our school got, over-all III position in the
Interschool Gita Chanting Competition which was conducted for schools all over Chennai. More
than 100 school participated in this event. Congratulations to the prize winners and the
Sanskrit Department teachers who have given their contributions support in training the students
“The Hindu” along with “Speed – High performance petrol” of Bharat Petroleum
conducted an Inter-school Quiz competition on 1.2.2019 (Friday) at SBIOA School & Junior college
, Annanagar chennai. It’s a Quiz based on General Science, participants from all over Tamil Nadu
participated in this Quiz which included a preliminary round of written test with 20 questions.
In senior category Chinmaya Vidyalaya Annanagar Students Vijay samuel and Abhimanyu A of Std
VIII stood II and won the second prize in the final round.
In Junior category Tharun Vishwanath and Aakansha Ramakrishanan of Class VI from our Vidyalaya
won the 5th place.
Students who notched the top place were awarded a trophy and a certificate.
Congratulations to the prize winners.
The Sindhi Model school, CBSE, located in kellys conducted Inter school Cultural
events on the 29th January 2019. A big group of enthusiastic students from classes I to V
participated in the exciting events like clay modelling, group dance, group song , ramp walk,
cooking without fire , elocution, hand writing , wealth out of waste etc.
With in a short span of time, the students were able to organise and practice for the events.
National Teakwondo Tournament – Gold MedalThe Honourable Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu,
Mr. Edappadi K Palaniswamy, the honourable Deputy Chief minister Mr. O Paneerselvam the AIADMK
Presiduim Chairman, Mr. E Madhusudhanan, Party spokes person and Senior leader Mr. Ponnaiyan and
other AIADMK ministers honoured P S Thvarita Rao, class VIII student of Chinmaya Vidyalaya
Annanagar for having won 52 medals (28 Gold, 13 Silver , 12 bronze) at District, State ,
National and International level tournaments. She was felicitated for having won the Gold medal
at the 1st National Teakwondo Tournament for schools at Lucknow in the first week of November
and later the Silver medal at the 64th SGFI National school Games at Manipur. She will be
representing India in the International school Games in the near future.Congratulations and All
the best to Thvarita Rao.
P S THVARITA RAO of Std VIII –C , won the GOLD MEDAL for (U-14), U-32 kg weight
category in the 1st NATIONAL TAEKWONDO SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIP 2018 -
conducted under the aegis of SGFI (School Games Federation of India) at GD Goenka Public
school, Sushant Golf city, Lucknow. The championship was conducted for students from all
over the country. The Gold medalist Thvarita Rao participated in the SGFI National
Championship held at Manipur from 25th November to 30th November 2018. She won the
silver medal at the 64th NATIONAL TAEKWONDO SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIP. She
received the medal from the Chief Minister of Manipur. She has been selected for the world
combat sports Games to be held at Hungary during July 2019.
Congratulations and best wishes to P S Thvarita Rao.
Mrs. T.Hemamalini from Computer Science Department, who is a Microsoft Innovative
Educator Expert (MIEE) of our school was selected to take part in Edu Days Event organized
by Microsoft on 4th and 5th December, 2018 at Gurgaon. She along with her team members
from different parts of India, collaborated on many Skype sessions and showcased a project
on the topic-Let’s cross the borders- Safe and Secure, under Delocalize category, and their
team won the first prize.
CBSE south zone badminton tournament for the year 2018-19 was conducted by Sri Sri
Ravishankar Vidya Mandir Bangalore, Karnataka from 10.10.18 to 13.10.18 in which
Somanath D Pai XI-C, Sandeep Krishna IX-D and Shasvat Vijay X-B won the bronze medal
in the Under 17 Boys Category. I R Keerthi Laxmi VIII- A, N A Saranaya VIII- B, Neha B
VI- A and Anumitha Rajesh VII -D won the Bronze medal in the Under 14 Girls category
Congratulations to the teachers and the students.
All India Inter Chinmaya Badminton tournament 2018 (Khel Milan) was conducted at
Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Kunnumpuram Trivandrum, Kerala from 15.11.2018 to 17.11.2018. 30
teams participated in this event. In the Senior team championship our team were the winners
comprising of Somnath D Pai XI-C, Sandeep Krishna R IX D, Saranya N A VIII B and Neha
B VI A .In the Individual championship Somnath D Pai was the Runner up and Saranya N A
was the winner.
In the Junior team championship the team comprising of V Shasvat Vijay X-B,J S Mukund
Dev VIII-B and I R Keerthi lakshmi VIII-A were the winners. In the Individual championship
V Shasvat Vijay X-B and I R Keerthi lakshmi VIII-A were the winners.
Congratulations to the students and the teachers.
State level sports festival 2018 was organized by Tamil Nadu Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar
Youth Sports and Cultural Organisation for Badminton, in which 30 schools participated in
the under 14 category. Our students I R Keerthi lakshmi VIII-A and Saranya N A VIII B
secured the 1st Runner up position and they were selected for the Nationals to represent
Tamilnadu team which will be held at GOA.
Chennai Public School conducted inter school cultural event “Impulse 2018”. Students
from Std XI & XII participated in various events in which they won the prizes in the
IPL auction II prize- Bhagawat, Ananthan and Tarakesh ,
Ad-zap I prize- Shreya , Samaran, Vishnu , Somnath and Venkatesh
Business plan II prize- Taran and Pranav
Channel surfing I prize -Shreya , Vishnu, Samaran, Somnath and Venkatesh.
Our Hindi Teacher Dr. N Srinivasan- HOD of Hindi department was honoured by
Madhuban Educational publication and awarded Best Teacher award on 14th
September on account of (Hindi Diwas) which was held at PhD chamber of commerce
New Delhi. 140 Hindi Teachers all over India was honoured on that day. The Chief
Guest for the function was Mr. Naveen business head Madhuban educational group
and Mr. Jhunjhunwala executive director of S.Chand group.
State level Quiz on General Science was conducted by FIITJEE. The final round was
held on 14th April 2018 in Sir Pitty Thyagaraja Hall, T Nagar. The prelims were 6
months of online quizzing. The Grand finale had a written prelims and an onstage live
Abhimanyu A of Std VIII B was qualified for the final. His team-mate was selected by
lucky draw. In the final, they had scored 200 points. He has won the 1st prize out of
500-600 participants and he has received a certificate and a Lenovo Tab as a gift, in
the Junior category. Congratulations to Abhimanyu. A and we wish him all the best
for his future endeavour too. You can also watch the grand finale in the you tube link
“the science quiz fiitjee”
Mrs.Rita Pethe , the dance teacher of Chinmaya Vidyalaya received the Best Teacher
Award from West Chennai Sahodaya Cluster Schools at Chinmaya Vidyalaya,Taylors
Road on 07.09.2018 which was conducted by Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Virugambakkam.
She has worked in the field of education for 20 years and has been teaching dance and
piano to student’s right from Kindergarten to Std XII. She has also choreographed
many programmes in and outside the school and won many accolades.
Mrs.Shanthi Muralidharan from Tamil Department who has 25 years of service in the
field of education and Mrs.Rama.B from Social Department with 22 years of service
received the Best Teacher Award from Lions Club Periamet,Chennai District, on 5th
September 2018 at an award function held in Hotel Ashoka , Egmore.
KINDER LOUNGE International Institution has conducted Kinder Lounge
Super Singer Programme for Junior’s. PRANITA.N of U.K.G – C from our
Vidyalaya has participated in this program. The program was conducted on 8th
Sep 2018. She was selected one among the 15 out of 200 Students from all over
Chennai. The judges for the program were U.K. Murali, Santhosh (Music
Composer), Venkata Ramana (Cricketer), Nandakumar (IRS officer).She was
the TITLE WINNER of the show and she received the cash amount of
Rs.7500/- and a Trophy in the GRAND FINALE which was conducted at
AAVIN AUDITORIUM ARUMBAKKAM
Bharani Vidyalaya senior sec school-Karur conducted south zone JUDO
tournament. Students from Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry, kerela, Karnataka,
Telangana, Andra Pradesh, Goa, Maharashtra, Andaman Nicobar and
Lakshadweep participated in this event. Lokesh of Class IX from our
Vidyalaya secured bronze medal U 17 open weight category in this event.
Congratulations and best wishes to him.
Our Vidyalaya students Hari Vignesh.U- X, Sanket mahipal -XI, Viswajeeth –
VIII participated in CBSE Cluster VI (Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry and Andaman
Nicobar) Table tennis tournament organised & conducted by Shristi
Vidyashram- Vellore during the September month and bagged runner-up
position in team championship . Hari Vignesh Umashankar has also received
Runner up in Individual Championship. The same team will be participating in
the National level during the month of November.
Our Congratulations and Best wishes to the team members.
DAV senior sec school conducted 31st Smt.Ben Shanthilal Sharma memorial Badminton tournament for
girls from 27/8/18 to 29/8/18 in which our school girls participated and won the I position out
of 17 schools. The participants were N.A Saranya VIII, Keerthi Lakshmi VIII, B Neha VI.
Britannia conquest I.Q Olympiad conducted Quiz competition in national level. 530 students from
all over India participated, in which 150 students were selected for final round,
C P Aravindan of std 6th Recieved 3rd prize in the finals and bagged H P Printer. Oviya of Std
II also recieved the printer as 3rd prize.
Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda trust has organised a inter school bhajan Competition, In which our
school choirs from Std VI & VII won the first prize. The participants were Thejashree S ,
Niranjani, Mangala Lakshmi, Sadhana & keerthana. Congratulations to the participants and Music
Teacher Ms. Naganandhini.
APL Global school conducted 5th Inter school Football Tournament which was conducted on 31st
August and 1st September 2018 for U-14 Boys. Our school Boys won the runner up position out of
30 schools. The participants were Aravinda Krishna - IX, Kuganeshwaran P- IX, Adithya. G - IX,
Mohan raj- VIII, Sri jay Krishna - VIII, Singaram - VIII, Abhinav P -VIII, Nagulan S -VII,
Vignesh k -VIII , Aparajith - VIII. Congratulations to all the participants and the P.T
Loyola College, Chennai conducted ‘Connaissance 2018’, a business battle on 31st August. On
various events like Debate, Quiz and Business Plan. 15 schools from the city level participated
in this event. The participants were Teja XII- B, Shreya Sharma XII-B, Shreya S P XI-C, Yamini
XII- B, Deshna XII –B from Commerce department won the first place in the Debate Competition.
The school was also awarded the overall runners up trophy. Congratulations to the participants
and the commerce teacher Mrs. G Latha, who was the guiding force for them to win the prizes.
S Sarvesh of class VI D won 1st place in chess under 10 boys, organised and held at Vellammal
Vidyalaya, on 4th August 2018 and he has also won Bicycle. In the same event U.C. Pranav from
Std II got second place and received Rs.1000/- as cash award.
Congratulations to both S Sarvesh and U.C. Pranav
Students from Chinmaya Vidyalaya Annanagar participated in the National Group singing
competition organised by Bharat Vikas Parishad on 04.08.2018. In the Hindi songs category (zonal
level) our school students won first prize among 15 teams and qualified for the next level
(state level) to be conducted soon.
- Rashmi Narasimhan X
- Mathumitha X
- Varun X
- Vinay P Ramesh VIII
- Monisha A VIII
- Anu varshini VIII
- Aakansha VI
- Sanjana VIII
Congratulations to all the students and the Music teacher
Ms. Naganandhini. Our Best wishes for their next level competition.
Bharat Vikas Parishad
Bharat Vikas Parishad
Anjana of class II D, participated in 32nd National Chess Championship, under 7 girls, which was
held from 16th-24th July 2018 at Tumakuru, Karnataka. She won 4th place with a trophy and a cash
prize of Rs.8000. Overall 148 girls from 22 states and 4 Union territories participated in this
tournament. Anjana scored 9 points out of 10 and won 4th place.
The greatest asset is a strong mind. If i know someone is training harder than I am I have no
excuse.” – P V SINDHU
Inspired by these words, Saranya N A of Std VIII thirst to succeed huge in badminton shooted up.
She started working at least four hours a day. After continuous efforts, she won the runner’s
position in the TAMILNADU STATE LEVEL TOURNAMENT conducted by YAAVARUM KELIR in which more than
200 students participated. Recently, in a tournament conducted by THE COLOSSEUM SPORTS, She won
the kid’s Singles-Intermediate category and runner’s position in the Mixed doubles category. She
was awarded with a cash prize of Rs.4000/-. She is determined to represent our Nation in the
Congratulations and best wishes to her.
Saranya N A
A Smooth sea never made a skilful sailor. Astra-2018 was an event that opened an ocean of
opportunities that help our students portray their skills on 28th & 29th June at Bhavans Rajaji
Vidyashram. Samaran from 11 B had bagged the ‘ Mr. Astra title’ and had won exciting prizes like
a macbook and cool headphones, on a whole this was a wonderful platform for the exposure to the
S A Vijaya Durga of std VIII participated in National cyber Olympiad and won Rs.2500/- cash
award, medal and a Certificate by securing 11th Rank in International level and 3rd Rank in
State level. She also won Rs.1000/- cash award, Certificate by securing 65 Rank in International
level and 4th rank in State level by participating in National Science Olympiad
S A Vijaya Durga
S A Vijaya Durga
The world scholars cup is a global level annual academic event. It includes writing, debating
and 6 different subjects which include science, special area , social science, History, Art and
We are so proud to note that, Geetanjali of Std X-C of our school has remarkably secured the 9th
position on the all Chennai Regional round, which was held in kualalumpur, Malaysia. This
prestigious event was held with over 1800 seniors attending from 600 teams. Geetanjali’s team
stood 16th position in debate out of the 600 teams. She secured 6 medals in total 4 were gold
and 2 silver medals.
- Writing – 108th place out of 800 selected scholars
- Debate – 325th place out of 800 selected scholars
- Debates (team)_-16th position out of 300 selected teams.
- Writing (team) – 187th place out of 300 selected teams
- Arts - 279th place out of 600 selected scholars
Geetanjali’s team were also been invited to the final round called the Champions showcase
in the yale university, conneticut, USA.Congratulations and best wishes to Geetanjali .
Sree Radha Sanjay from class III has secured Zonal Rank 8th in (Tamilnadu & Puducherry) in the
SOF, IEO (International English Olympiad). Over 45000 schools from 1400 cities across 30
countries registered for this Olympiad. She has received the certificate and gift voucher of
Sree Radha Sanjay
Examination for the Second (2nd) CS Olympiad has been conducted in 1300 schools and more than
34000 students from different parts of the country had participated. Ms. Varshini K from Class
12 and Ms. S Yamini from Class 11 participated and secured zonal 1st and 2nd rank respectively
from Chennai. ICSI-SIRC distributed Certificate and an award amount of Rs. 10000/- and Rs.
5000/- to Ms. varshini and Ms. yamini respectively on 19.06.2018 during the School assembly at
Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Anna Nagar.
Ms. Varshini K
Ms. S Yamini
Our school Under-13 Football boys bagged the winner cup organized by Sports India and Plusportz
Junior Futsal Open Tournament on May 19th 2018 at Plusportz Multi Sports Complex near K4, Police
Station, Anna Nagar. They won against Nethaji Football Club. 16 teams participated in this
tournament. Congratulation to the team members and the PT teachers.
Our Congratulation to the School toppers & Subject toppers of Std XII & X–Board Exams 2017-2018.
STD XII - SCHOOL TOPPERS:
- SAI SUBRAMANIAN B - 484/500(SCIENCE)
- ATHREYA KRISHNAN - 483/500(SCIENCE)
- VARSHA. M - 481/500 (COMMERCE)
STD X - SCHOOL TOPPERS:
- SHREYA SP - 486/500
- K JHANANI - 485/500
- H AMRITHA - 485/500
- P HARSHITHA - 482/500
- RAGAVENDIRAN - 482/500
SAI SUBRAMANIAN B - 484/500(SCIENCE)
ATHREYA KRISHNAN - 483/500(SCIENCE)
VARSHA. M - 481/500 (COMMERCE)
SHREYA SP - 486/500
K JHANANI - 485/500
H AMRITHA - 485/500
P HARSHITHA - 482/500
RAGAVENDIRAN - 482/500
Adharsh studying in III Std, won the Championship title in 31st State Level U-07 Chess
tournament held at AVM Rajeshwari Matriculation higher secondary school Virugambakkam. He is
selected by the Tamilnadu State Chess Association to represent our State in the National Level
U-07 Chess tournament to be held on Tumkur in July.
He has been attending Chess coaching for the past 1 ½ years. He is trained by Mr. Vijayanand -
Vijayanand Chess Academy, Mogappair.
Induja S of Std XII was selected to participate in the National level Painting Competition,
conducted by National Bal Bhavan, New Delhi, for the Bal Shree Award 2016.
She was awarded a cash prize of Rs. 5000/- and received the same from the Minister Thiru K
Pandiarajan at Tamil Nadu Art and culture Department for representing the state at the National
VM Global inter school Foot ball tournament was held on 21.2.2018 and 22.2.2018 in which 30
teams participated in Under 13 category. Our school boys team secured the Runner –up in the
tournament. Congratulations to the participants and the PT Teachers.
The west cluster sahodaya of Chennai has organised inter school Badminton tournament for the
students of VI to VIII. Keerthi, Saranya, Srinidhi, Anumitha rajesh, Samyuktha were the winners
of the Tournament. Keerthi has won the player of the tournament.
West sahodaya cluster has organised various sports events for the students of Std VI to VIII in
which our vidyalaya students have won various prizes
Yuvaa yoga Manthiram Trust -Guiness world record Ltd., U.K organised a programme, at Eliots
Beach, Besant nagar on 2nd October 2017. In this record , 1134 students participated, in which
Aryan Nithin of Std IX – A of our vidyalaya also participated and received the certificate of
Our heartiest congratulation to him.
Science Quiz powered by FIITJEE - a state level quiz competition which was held on 15th April
2018 in Sir pitty Thyagaraja hall, T.nagar. Approximately 200-300 participants took part in the
quiz. First round of the quiz was online, from which short listed students participated in the
mega finals. The final round was a live onstage event, consisted of 6 rounds with questions
based on all fields.
We are happy that Master Abimanayu has emerged as a winner and won a Lenova Tab. Our Best wishes
and Congratulations to him.
Chinmaya Football Team Under -15 participated in the tournament organised by Phoenix Veterans
Football Club, on 06.05.2018. Twenty Four teams participated in this event. They played against
SPFS in the Semi finals (4-3) and in the finals they won the tournament by winning the team YMFC
(2-1). Aravind Krishna of our school won the award “Best Player of the tournament”.
In the same tournament Under -13 category our team was the Runners-up, there were twenty two
teams and they played the finals with “Mahogany”.
K Sahapthan, M Vishawajith, K S Bharat Vignesh and Srividhya S from 2017 batch and Rithik
Srinivas , Nirmal R S and Manu S from 2016 batch received the ‘Rajya Puraskar’ award
certificate. On 14 june thursday two of the students K sahapthan(scout) and Srividhya S (guide)
got the privilege to receive the award from our State honourable Governor Shri. Banwarlilal
Purohit along with state education minister Mr. Sengottiyan and many other important
dignitaries. It was a great privilege and honour to receive the Rajya Puraskar award at Raj
K S Bharat Vignesh
K Adharsh secured first place in U-7 category in the chess tournament conducted by Chennai
District Chess Association held at Avichi school, Virugambakkam on 3rd-4th February.
Hence forth he will represent Chennai district in upcoming chess tournament held within the
Rithanya R of std VI participated in field archery at the 63rd National school games in Madhya
Pradesh between 14 and 18 January. Her team has won gold medal in Under-14 girls category.
Congratulations to her.
S Nitin ganesh of VIII A has participated in 32nd National ITF Taekwondo championship 2017, held
at SMS stadium, Jaipur , Rajasthan from 28th December to 30th December 2017. Participants from
27 states participated in this event, which was organised by Taekwonda Association of India,
headed by Mast. Rajendran Balan, 8th DAN Black Belt and Mast. Rachana Chourasia, 7th DAN Black
Belt. Among the 27 students he was adjudged to win Bronze medal in individual sparing with the
opponent teams from Delhi, Karnataka and Haryana.
S Nitin ganesh
Mukund Dev. J. S, of Std VII B is a budding sports person of CVA. He participated in school
level track events in the primary class level and won many prizes. He is also a Karate Black
belt holder. At present Mukund is focusing on Badminton tournament. He was selected as state
level quarter finalist in the year 2017. He is participating in All India Tournament with
professional training and recently got an opportunity to meet and interact with P V Sindhu
International player, after he won in the sports quiz organised by the Boost Company. His dream
is to represent India in the Olympics.
Our best wishes and congratulations to Mukund Dev.
S Lohita of class XI is a winner of the my pedia reader contest. Her poem has been published in
the first edition of my pedia reader in the year 2017. Congratulations and best wishes to her.
S. Vismitha of class XI participated in the 3rd Mastermind open FIDE rated chess tournament held
from 27th December 2017 to 30th December 2017. Around 300 participants from all over the world
took part in this event. she won the 3rd prize in the Under-18 girls category. We congratulate
S. Vismitha for her remarkable achievement.
Lochanashree of VIII C played in the Presidency club open Annual Tennis
Tournament in the doubles open category with Arivazhagan a student of other
school as her partner and won the Runner up. In this event about 35 members
took part which was conducted by presidency club of Chennai. Prize
distribution was held on 24.12.2017.
Congratulations to Thvarita Rao of class VII C who has won Bronze medal in
National level Taekwondo federation of India (TFI). Her achievements during
the year 2017-18.
The best Teacher award - West Cluster chennai
- On the occasion of Teachers day Mrs. Chitra Ashok from Social Science Department was
awarded “The best Teacher award” from west cluster Chennai
- Sahodaya School complex on 11.9.2017 at Chennai Public School, Annanagar.
Congratulations to Mrs. Chitra Ashok.
A Abhimanyu- International Space Olympiad
A. Abhimanyu of Std VII has participated in the International Space Olympiad, organised and
conducted by Edu Mithra Intellectual Educational service Pvt. Ltd. Round I Quiz was held on
February 26, 2017. Round II Intermediate level was held on May 20, 2017 and final level was
held on August 5th, 2017. Under the following topics
Space science and technology
2. General science
3. Space history
4. Advanced physics
5. Astronauts, space manned missions and satellites.
He got III prize, also got a special prize to visit NASA. It is a proud achievement for him
and to the school.
Shasvat vijay of Std IX has participated in state sub Junior Ranking Badminton Tournament
held in Sivakasi during 28th October to 5th November. More than 200 players from all over
TamilNadu took part in this tournament and he was placed 3rd in the U-15 Boys doubles event.
He was awarded a cash prize of Rs. 13750/- and a trophy. Congratulations and best wishes for
his future endeavours.
We are happy to inform you that Shenbaga Meena of Class XII B (commerce) has secured
(492/500) in class XII Board Exam 2016-17 and also scored a centum in Economics. This has
placed her as one of the city toppers of Chennai.Our Congratulation to the School toppers &
Subject toppers of Std XII – Board Exams 2016-2017 and for the students those who have
secured 10 CGPA in X Board Exams.