106th Chinmaya Jayanthi
Our Pujya Gurudev's 106th Jayanthi was celebrated on Sunday, 8th May 2022 in our school premises. On this sacred day- a day on which we express our immense gratitude to one of the most notable spiritual leaders in India- pooja, abhisekam and aarathi was performed with a lot of divinity, followed by chanting of the Ashtothara Namavali. Our Tamil teacher Mrs Gayathri composed and rendered a beautiful song as a tribute to Gurudev. On this auspicious occasion, our school conducted Annadanam to benefit 108 needy people in the neighbourhood. This noble gesture was contributed by students of Class X and XII as a token of their gratitude.
Chinmaya Vidyalaya , Annanagar was instrumental in providing slight relief to the general public from the scorching heat of Chennai on Thursday 28.04.2022. All students of std IX and std X brought curd packets which were churned into butter milk poured into vessels and taken to Vijaya Maruthi bus stop at 6th Avenue, Annanagar. Our Prinicpal, Mrs V Gowrilakshmi along with few teachers, NCC cadets, Scouts, Guides and students of Std IX distributed unlimited buttermilk to the public from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm. Passers-by, auto rickshaw drivers, labourers, cyclists, vendors etc. quenched their thirst and appreciated this gesture. This activity of public service gave immense delight and gratification to our students who are looking forward to continue the act of Manavaseva as Madhavaseva.
International Dance Day - 2022
International Dance Day (April 29th) is a celebration of all types of dance, and was created to recognise how the act of dancing can break cultural barriers. We celebrated international dance day with the performance of 3 dance forms. Bharatanatyam performed by kavya, Priyanka and tanushya of Std 8th and 9th, Mohiniyattam dance performed by samyuktha and megha of 9th std, Kashmiri dance performed by Janani, Joshitha, Meghana, Swetha and Sathvika.
The Earth Day - 2022
The Earth Day was celebrated in Chinmaya Vidayalaya Anna nagar on 22nd April 2022 in a grand manner. Students from classes VI to VIII participated in the programme enthusiastically. A mime was performed by the students of class X. They showcased about the present condition of the earth and the need to protect it for the future generation. They highlighted the topics such as pollution, global warming, water scarcity and disposal of industrial waste. Students took a pledge “We must, We can” towards protecting our mother earth.
Annual Lunch - 2022
Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Anna Nagar was privileged to host the Annual Lunch on 23rd April for the entire Chinmaya fraternity. The management honoured the teachers, office staff and service staff who have completed 25 years and 10 years of service in the Vidyalaya. The retired teachers were honoured and everyone wished them a happy and healthy retired life. Among them were our dear teachers Mrs Jayashree, Mr Subramani and Mrs Prasanna. The Annual Lunch meet was a delightful and delicious experience in an aesthetically arranged environment. Everyone was happy to meet the teachers from different Vidyalayas and share their thoughts. It was a very relaxing time for all the teachers away from the daily routine.
Punith Sagar Abhiyan
National Cadet Corps (NCC) has initiated a nationwide flagship campaign 'Punith Sagar Abhiyan' to clean the seashores/beaches of plastic and other waste material. In connection to this, NCC cadets and Scouts and Guides of Chinmaya Vidyalaya Annanagar cleaned the Marina Beach on 18.04.2022 (Monday) from 09.30am onwards. It was done under the banner of 1TN Battery, NCC. More than 10 bags of garbage were removed by them. This program was conducted under the able guidance of our Principal Mrs V Gowrilakshmi and Officer Commanding, Lt.Col .R.C.Barathwal,S.M.
Ram Navami - 2022
Ram Navami, is looked upon as an important Hindu Festival, to honor the birth of Lord Ram, the seventh avatar of Lord Vishnu in the Treta yuga. So, every year, with a lot of faith and dedication the students of our vidyalaya celebrate this glorious day with Pomp and show. The day opened in the campus with Nama japa followed by the ashtothara pooja where the children chanted Rama stotram & rendered melodious bhajans on Bagavan. The pooja concluded with maha aarati and distribution of traditional prasad, pannakam & neermore which the kids relished happily. The students expressed their enthusiasm while the Rama Nama likitha japa booklets were distributed. With great reverence they completed writing the Nama 1008 times. This naturally prepared their minds to focus on the divinity and experience the joy within. It was a privilege for our students of class VIII to participate in the live streaming of chanting the Hanuman Chalisa at the renowned Ayyapan temple in Annanagar. It can be viewed through you tube channel Annanagar Ayappa temple.
Vilakku Pooja 2022
The teachers and staff of Chinmaya Vidyalaya performed Vilakku pooja on 5.4.22 in a grand manner in the school campus. The pooja was performed by our Principal, Vice Principal and all teachers . Pooja was led by the team of teachers. Deities were decorated with beautiful flowers. Lalitha sahasranamam was chanted melodiously. Bhajans sung by the teachers brought tremendous spiritual energy, filled the atmosphere with divinity and took everyone to a higher level of consciousness and made it a memorable and devotional occasion.
Ganapathy homam 2022
Ganapathy homam, Hayagreeva homam, Dhanvantri homam, Lakshmi homam and Mrityunjaya homam were performed in our school campus on 04.04.2022 to ensure health, knowledge, long life and spiritual wellbeing of everyone. Havan purified the entire atmosphere and left a divine impression in everyone’s heart.
Gita Chanting Competition
Republic Day Celebration
This year Republic Day celebration was held in the school campus with great gratification and
joy. The programme started with Tamizh Thai Vazhthu. Our Principal Mrs. V. Gowrilakshmi welcomed
the gathering. Our Correspondent
Shri. R. Surya Kumar was the chief guest of the programme. He hoisted the National Flag and
inspired the teachers through his motivational words. Mrs. Rajashree Menon Dept head of English
proposed the Vote of Thanks. The event concluded with the rendition of the National anthem.
Ganesh Chathurti – 2021
Lord Ganesha, who is considered to be the remover of all obstacles is always worshipped for a
new beginning. Our Vidyalaya holds the privilege of having the Vidya Ganapathi temple with a
Vriksha Ganapathi besides it in the main building as well as a Vijaya Ganapathi temple in the KG
block. Every year during the auspicious occasion of Vinayaka Chathurti a grand pooja is
performed in this temple. The Ganesh Chathurti is always celebrated in a grand manner in our
campus, with various cultural events associated with the celebration.
Teachers Day Celebration-2021
Teaching is considered as one of the noblest professions in the world as this educated workforce
alone can shape the world to a better and beautiful place. Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Anna Nagar
honoured their teachers by conducting myriads of virtual activities for the children. The little
one of class 1 and 2, made alluring greeting cards to show their love for their teachers.
Students of Classes 3 to 5 made fascinating bookmarks with a quote of Dr Sarvepalli
Radhakrishnan. Students of classes 6 to 8 had to imagine if they were teachers and were asked to
write an essay for the same. 11th and 12th children organized wonderfully a virtual treat to all
the teachers on this occasion to show their gratitude to them. All teachers enthusiastically
participated in the programme and enjoyed the day.
Onam Celebration -2021
“Onam is not just a festival to cherish, but a moment to reincarnate a past of prosperity and
goodness.” Onam is celebrated to honour the kind-hearted and much-beloved demon King Mahabali,
who is believed to return to Kerala during this festival. This year, the Chinmaya Anna Nagar
family was in full swing to celebrate Onam. An Onam video was prepared by students and teachers
of classes III-V.
Gokulashtami celebration – 2021
Children adore and love Lord Krishna because of His friendly and lovable nature. He is the lord
of love, tenderness and compassion. Like no other festival children love to dress up like little
krishnas and flaunt with the hues of blue on them, the peacock feathers, the dangling kundans ,
the adorned black khol fluttering eyes and the innocent and cuteness overflowing on their faces
which obviously melts our hearts to bits. Due to the prevailing scenario of Corona illness,
various interesting activities were conducted in a modest way by Chinmaya Anna Nagar for classes
1 to 8 through Google Meet. Classes 1 and 2 drew and coloured the picture of little Krishna. To
add to the celebrations, classes 3 to 5 made various traditional delicacies of little Krishna’s
favourites. Classes 6 to 8 performed solo dance with utmost involvement and danced to the tunes
to celebrate the spirit of Krishna Jayanthi.
GURU ARADHANA DAY 2021
August 3rd is a day of Sadhana for all Chinmayites, a special day to be spent in remembrance of
Gurudev for the invaluable service He has offered to mankind and to seek His blessings. In our
humble endeavour to keep alive Gurudev's vision of spreading the message of the Bhagavad Gita,
the faculty members of Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Annanagar chanted the 18 chapters of the Bhagavad
Gita. The whole hearted involvement of the teachers added to the sanctity of the day.
Investiture ceremony - 2021
Investiture ceremony was held on 7th August 2021(virtually). The members of the newly inducted
school council took the oath. They were felicitated by our Principal after the oath taking
ceremony. The Head Boy Viswajith gave the acceptance speech and promised to take the name and
fame of school to greater heights. This program will certainly help children to hone their
leadership skills. Today's leaders are tomorrow’s icons so wishing the entire team success as
they embark on a new journey to serve the Vidyalaya in letter and spirit.
75th Independence Day Celebration – 2021
The Chinmaya Anna Nagar fraternity celebrated the 75th Anniversary of India’s Independence Day
on 15th August 2021, an important milestone of Indian history. Many CCA activities were held
through Google Meet for the children from classes 1 to 8 in connection with this day. Sri R.
Suryakumar, our Correspondent, unfurled the national flag. Independence Day celebration was done
virtually too, by the students with the guidance of Hindi department teachers, the same was
compiled as video and was viewed by all the students.
Guru Purnima Celebration - 2021
Guru Purnima is meant for paying an ode to teachers and is also known as Vyasa Purnima, the
birth anniversary of sage Veda Vyasa. This year it was celebrated on 24th July in our school.
The students of Std 6 took part in the virtual celebrations which was conducted by our Balvihar
teacher Mrs Visalakshi. Vyasa Puja was performed and Vyasa Ashtothram was chanted. H.H. Swami
Mitrananda’s video was shown to all the students during the online classes where Swamiji
beautifully explained the significance of the day. He called it a day of selflessness and
gratitude where the students showed their gratitude to the selfless teacher.
This celebration of the guru-shishya relationship was continued in the ten-day program-Acharya
Devo Bhava organised by Chinmaya Mission and Chinmaya Academy of management where teachers of
all the Chinmaya Vidyalayas were honoured. Both the videos can be watched using the following
105th Chinmaya Jayanthi Celebration - 2021
Our Beloved Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda’s 105th Jayanthi was celebrated on 8th May 2021.
Interesting and attractive PPTs and videos were presented by the teachers of all departments. It
showcased how the four major components of CVP-Integrated Development, Indian Culture,
Patriotism and Universal Outlook-were connected to all the Scholastic and Co-Scholastic
subjects. On the occasion of Chinmaya Jayanthi, a special puja was performed in school too. A
detailed video on Gurudev’s Life History was prepared by our Balavihar teacher and shown to all
International Day of Yoga – 2021
International Yoga Day was celebrated by the students and teachers of Chinmaya Vidyalaya
Annanagar with great enthusiasm. Students of Class VI took part in an online Yoga session
conducted by our Yoga teacher, Mrs Pabitra. Many students enthusiastically demonstrated asanas
in their online classes. Our NCC & Scouts also participated in the Virtual Yoga Day celebrations
conducted by Chennai City CBSE Schools District. Teachers also took up the Yoga challenge
proposed by our Principal, Mrs. V. Gowrilakshmi and posted pictures of themselves in various
Yogic postures. Regular practice of yoga will surely help our students achieve a better life,
physically, mentally and spiritually as well.
Ramanavami celebration - 2021
The auspicious day of Ramanavami, the celebration of the birth of Lord Rama, was on April 21st
this year. Due to the pandemic, this year too it was celebrated online. Akhanda Rama Nama Japa
was organized from 6pm on 20th April to 6pm on 21st April by Chinmaya Mission Chennai. Devotees
could stream into the Divine reverberations of Rama Nama Japa. Few teachers of our school too
took part in this event and chanted for an hour from 3pm to 4pm on 21st April. Students of Std
VII took part in the online puja. Students chanted the name of Lord Rama while the puja was done
by Mrs Visalakshi, Balvihar teacher. Students also chanted Rama bhajans and shared snippets from
Ramayana. All the students from KG to Std XII watched the video on Ramanavami compiled by our
Balvihar teacher. The celebrations on that day left a feeling of bliss among all.
Ramanavami celebration – (Kindergarten)
Sri Rama Navami, the birth anniversary of Lord Rama was also celebrated with great festive
fervor via online class by Kindergarten children too. Various activities like drawing & coloring
the picture of Lord Rama, decorating the picture using flowers, bow making, singing bhajan etc.,
done by the Children during their online classes. They all participated with great enthusiasm.
Sankatahara Chaturthi pooja
Ganesh temple in our school campus was repainted and Sankatahara chaturthi pooja was performed
in a grand manner. The entire staff of the school gathered at the temple premises as a family,
at the early hours to attend Ganapathi Homam and Punarpooja and to seek blessings from lord
Ganesha. Chanting of mantras and the resonance of temple bell created an atmosphere of divinity.
The Punarpooja brought absolute bliss among the devotees. It was a wonderful opportunity to be
away from the hustle-bustle of day to day activities and to show our gratitude towards the
divine as well as developing spiritual values and harmony among everyone.
Maha Sivarathiri celebration
The teachers and staff of Chinmaya Vidyalaya celebrated The Mahasivarathri in a grand manner.
Sivapuranam, Lingashtakam, Siva panchakshara strotram and Ganga strotram were chanted
melodiously. Bhajans sung by the teachers brought tremendous spiritual energy, filled the
atmosphere with divinity and took everyone to a higher level of consciousness
World Thinking Day
The World Thinking Day is celebrated annually on 22nd February by all Scouts and Guides
worldwide. This day marks the birth anniversary of the founder of the World Scouts and Guides
Organization -Lady Baden Powell. The Chinmaya Vidyalaya Scouts and Guides Unit celebrated this
day in our Vidyalaya. The enthusiastic Scouts, Guides, Cubs and Bulbuls of the unit initiated to
bring greenery around the campus by planting varieties of plants, which included a few medicinal
NCC practical exam
Every setback is a setup for a comeback.
After a big break of nearly 365 days, regular school activities started with the NCC practical
exams, which was held in our Vidyalaya on 19th February. Sub-major and a P I staff had come to
conduct the exams. NCC cadets of our school took part in it enthusiastically and proved their
Annual Gita Chanting competition 2020
With the blessings of Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda, the annual Gita Chanting competition
2020 was completed through Online platform due to the COVID pandemic situation, for all the
Chennai city schools. In connection to the competition, the award function was conducted at
Chinmaya Heritage Centre, Chetpet on 13th February 2021, presided by Swami Mitranandaji,
Acharya, Chinmaya mission, Chennai. The other guests on the dias were Shri. O. V. Nambiar, Swami
Sureshanandaji and Shri Anand Chaithanya. The prizes were presented to the 120 prize winners
under various categories by the dignitaries on the stage. The prestigious award function was
meticulously coordinated and successfully organized by the staff of Chinmaya Vidyalaya,
Annanagar following the Covid protocols.
Also very proud to inform that we were placed one among the top 6 schools and received the Award
Republic Day celebration
We consider Republic Day celebrations as a moment of joy combined with our social responsibility
towards our beloved nation. On this 72nd Republic Day, let us remember, respect and dedicate
this day to those who had contributed their efforts for building our strong nation. Our
correspondent Shri.R.Surya Kumar hoisted the national flag in our school. All the teaching and
non-teaching staff attended the programme. In relation to this, students of STD VIII and the
Social Department of our school presented a video which depicted the importance of our National
freedom and the salient features of our Constitution.
Adversity gives birth to greatness". True to this quote and despite the dreary pandemic,
Chinmaya Vidyalaya Annanagar organized a series of exciting co-curricular activities for the
students of classes IX-XII. Organized over the month of January, this event was rightly timed to
bring students out of the monotonous online lifestyle and instead engage them on a creative
level. With over 12 events and tons of entries, Amaaya 2020 was a smashing success.
Pongal Celebration – 2021
Pongal falls in the mid-January every year and marks the auspicious beginning of uttarayan,
sun’s journey north wards. This period has special significance in Hindu mythology and is
considered to be extremely auspicious. Pongal was celebrated virtually by the students of the
kindergarten. An exclusive villupattu about the significance of the festival and Pongal themed
Tamil songs were sung. Children danced gracefully and sweet Pongal was prepared in a mud pot and
offered first to God. Value talks followed and traditional dresses were worn by the
participating children. Every moment was exciting and enriching for the kids, who were able to
experience a typical Pongal celebration, which was seen as a true manifestation of our rich
culture and tradition.
Tapo Geeta Jayanti Fest
Gita Jayanti, a sacred day for Hinduism, was celebrated across the country on Friday, December
25, 2020, on the auspicious day of Shukla Ekadasi of Margashirsha month. A very special 21 day
lead-up programme on Bhagavad Gita began online on Saturday, December 5, 2020. On December 17,
2020, our Vidyalaya students chanted Chapter 12, Bhakti Yoga of the Gita. On 25th December 2020
Chinmaya Mission – Mumbai, organized a special celebration in which our school students along
with the students of Chennai Chinmaya Vidyalayas were given the opportunity to chant Tapovan
Shatakam. On the same day evening, Chinmaya Mission, Chennai organized a program in which our
students were blessed with an opportunity of chanting 12th Chapter of Bhagavad Gita once again.
The month of Margasheersha, also known as Margazhi in Tamil, It is considered auspicious for
putting efforts into one's own spiritual growth - be it Sadhana, Vrata, Bhajan or Pooja - for
the Upasakas of Shiva, Shakti, Vishnu as well as others. Our Kinder Garten Department has made a
video of MARGAZHI UTSAV. The tiny tots enthralled us by the lovely chanting of Thirupaavai,
“Andal Charithram”- the story of Sri Andal was beautifully narrated and enacted by the kids.
Students of Standard I to VIII participated in the co-curricular Activities like Parrot making,
recitation of Pasuram, Garland making for Andal.
Tamil department and Music Department teachers rendered melodiously the Thirupaavai Pasurams
with its meaning and the recorded version is being shared to all the parents and the students.
National Mathematics day
In connection with the National Mathematics day, various activities were conducted in our
Vidyalaya from the 7th to the 11th of December. To kindle interest and enhance logical
reasoning, puzzles and riddles were shared with the students. The enthusiastic participation of
the students in all the activities is an affirmation to the fact that learning can be fun and
everlasting if it can be integrated with life and daily activities.
ThiruKarthigai is celebrated on the full moon day of the month of Karthigai as per South Indian
calendar. It was one of the most important festivals of the ancient Tamils. It is celebrated in
Andhra Pradesh , Telengana , Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Srilanka .There are various anecdotes on
this . Lamps are lit before sunset to remove the negative energy from our surroundings.Students
of our Vidhyalaya have enthusiastically showcased their talents in some art forms like music ,
dance and designing of lamps : making Diyas using eco friendly materials ,Rangoli or villakku
kolam and decorating the Diya plates.
Navrathri is a holy festival celebrated all over India with great pomp and festivity. Navrathri
‘nine nights’ symbolizes victory of good over evil. This year it has been a damp squib due to
the pandemic. But don’t lose heart; this video compilation on Navrathri will surely make up for
all the fun which everyone has missed.
Bharathiyar's 138th birthday Celebration
Bharathiyar's 138th birthday was celebrated on 11.12.2020 by students of ChinmayaVidyalaya, Anna
Nagar School. Students from different standards participated in poem recitation, signifying the
importance of eating healthy food, new Athichudi and Odivilaiyaadu papa song, skit on
Bharathiyar's biography, dance etc.,
National Unity Day
Rashtriya Ekta Diwas or National Unity Day was observed on 31st October to commemorate the birth
anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel who played an important role in uniting India. He is
also known as an ‘Iron Man of India’ and as one of the founding leaders of the Republic of
This year the students of standard XI came up with the virtual celebrations. This celebration
included Introduction speech, significance of National Unity Day, Hindi song & dance portraying
Unity in diversity and Rashtriya Ekta Diwas pledge. This occasion will definitely provide an
opportunity to reaffirm the inherent strength and resilience of our nation to withstand the
actual and potential threats to the unity, integrity, and security of our country.
World Students' Day
World Students' Day is observed on October 15 to commemorate the birth anniversary of the 11th
President of India, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam. The class 8 students have put in a great effort by
including skits of various exquisite anecdotes of Kalam’s life. Apart from these activities, CCA
was conducted for the classes 1 to 8. Classes 1 and 2 had rocket making. Picture collage on
vision of Dr.APJ Abdul kalam was a treat to the eyes. Classes 6, 7 and 8 did several scientific
Intra-school Model United Nations Conference
An online intra-school Model United Nations Conference was held using Microsoft Teams and Google
Meet on account of United Nations Day on 27th, 28th and 29th October 2020. It was inaugurated by
Madam Principal Mrs V Gowrilakshmi. There were four committees, namely the Human Rights Council,
Economic and Social Council, The Office on Drugs and Crime and Joint Crisis Committees of both
Axis and Allied Powers. These were chaired by the students of class 12 as well as the alumni of
our Vidyalaya. The committees discussed various issues like attaining sustainable development
goals, rights of socially displaced individuals, tackling Norco-terrorism and World War II.
There were about 140 participants from classes VIII-XII. Each committee gave out prizes of
various degrees to the delegates for their performance. This experience exposed them to second
degree thinking and made them better diplomats with strong negotiation skills. Despite the
challenges faced by COVID-19, this programme exhibited an atmosphere of greater learning and
exploration into new frontiers.
Google CS First training program
Mrs. Shanti Krishnamurthy, Director of CCMT Education cell, organized this training for Computer
Science teachers of Chinmaya Vidyalaya all over India, on Monday the 17th of August 2020, 3 -
5pm, online through Google meet. Audience were CS Educators of classes 4-8, Computer Science
HODs, ICT teachers (148 attendees).This training introduced programming and computer science in
a fun and interactive way. A very flexible program, teachers and students can run it on their
own pace and at their convenience. Our teachers Mrs.T.Hemamalini & Mrs.Renuka Krishna kumar,
both from Computer Science dept., were facilitators for the Google CS First training program as
a part of the Computer Educators’ Training conducted by Google India.
National Sports Day
Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Annanagar celebrated the National Sports Day on 29th August 2020. On this
occasion, our principal Mrs. V. Gowrilakshmi addressed the students and spoke on the importance
of sports and games. She motivated the students to participate in sports as it would definitely
offer them a change from the monotony of a daily routine and help in keeping away stress and
The festival that marks the birth of Lord Ganesha was celebrated with great devotion by the
staff and students of the vidyalaya. The students were involved in various co-curricular
activities such as singing bhajans, making Lord Ganesha with leaves and making palanquins. These
activities not only helped to bring out the creative talents of the students but also sowed in
their minds the seeds of admiration and respect for Indian tradition and culture.
This year, Teacher’s day was honored on 5th of September 2020. But the celebration was rather
heart wrenching without the children around.
However, the students from 10th and 12th made us enjoy with their inner talents of playing
instruments, dancing and cheering us and acknowledging all the teachers in their life. The best
part was the selection of the songs they wanted us to identify. Teacher’s day can never be
complete without students' loving and warm presence.
Onam is celebrated to commemorate the glorious past of King Mahabali , a time when prosperity,
joy and unity knew no bounds. This year too Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Anna Nagar celebrated Onam in
all its splendour
The investiture ceremony for the batch of 2020-21 was held on 3rd September 2020 at 4:00pm.
Keeping in mind the pandemic scenario the school conducted an online event for the students to
bestow them with their respective positions. The audience included students from class 12 and
all the teachers of the Vidyalaya. Mrs V Gowri Lakshmi addressed the students and teachers. The
speech outlined the current situation. The correspondent, shri R Suryakumar felicitated the
Navaratri, the nine-day autumn festival, is a celebration of women empowerment. Golu (or Kolu)
in Tamil refers to the display and decoration of dolls. This year due to the pandemic, people
are unable to socialize and visit each other's houses. But we can enjoy the festival with the
help of digital media. Here is a beautiful Kolu arrangement done by our teachers for you to
Mahatma Gandhi Jayanthi
Gandhi jayanti is the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and is celebrated throughout the
nation on 2nd October. This year, the students of standard II came up with the virtual
celebrations including invocation, dance, Hindi and Tamil speech on Gandhian principles and an
oration on the Swachh Bharat Mission launched by our honorable Prime minister on the 2nd October
Mathru pooja accentuate the Indian culture of reverence to Matha, Pitha, Guru and Daivam and
encourage children to express their affection to their mothers in a special way. They also
imbibe the truth that mother is the “Universal Shakthi” who plays the pivotal role in sustaining
the peace and harmony in the family. This unique function performed by Chinmayites gave an
opportunity for children to express their love and affection to their beloved mothers.
Lions Club - “Dr. Radhakrishnan Teaching Excellence Award”
Mr. Subramani & Mrs.Thangam have received “Dr. Radhakrishnan Teaching Excellence Award” for
their dedicated service rendered in the field of Education. The function was held at Mohan
Gardens, Korattur, Chennai on 1st November 2020. The Chief Guest was Lion P V Prakash Kumar,
District Governor. The Guest of Honours were Sun TV fame Pulavar Professor Nellai Subbaiah & Dr.
S. Raja Samuel, Principal - Madras School of Social Work.
Mr Subramani (Computer Science) was nominated by Arcot Lions Club & Mrs. Thangam (Librarian) was
nominated by Lions Club of Chennai Super Kings. Our Congratulations to both the teachers.
Vijay Kargil Diwas
“India remains eternally grateful to our soldiers for their bravery”- PM Shri Narendra Modi. On
26th July, NCC cadets observed Vijay KargilDiwas virtually through a skype session, under the
guidance of our NCC master Mr Kannan. This day is a saga of the glorious victory of our nation
during the Kargil conflict in May-July 1999. The students talked about the Kargil war in detail
and saluted the undaunted courage, indomitable valour and sacrifice of our heroes. The session
was also attended by Principal Mrs V Gowrilakshmi and Vice Principal Mrs Lakshmiprabha who spoke
about other recent instances when our Indian army have fought tooth and nail to protect India
from incursions into our territories by neighbouring countries.
Guru Aradhana day
The 27th Mahasamadhi Aradhana of our Poojya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda was observed on 3rd
August. As is the tradition in CVA, teachers started chanting the 18 chapters of Bhagwadgita one
week prior to the Sadhana Day. This year due to the pandemic, the teachers did the chanting
virtually online, from 27th July. Our Balvihar teacher performed aarthi to Gurudev’s photo every
day after the chanting and all the teachers felt blessed to witness this.
Sanskrit Day-2020 was observed virtually online. Sanskrit Diwas is celebrated to spread
awareness, promote and revive the ancient Indian language. The day essentially speaks of the
importance of learning and knowing Sanskrit. Sanskrit is the mother of all Indian languages and
the first among the ancient languages spoken in India. The event was organised by Mr Kannan, our
Sanskrit HOD, and Sanskrit students of Class IX participated in it.
INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION, 2020
These are the moments of our times where we all have to be confined in our homes but still glow
with the fire of the pride and love that we have for our country. Not even the threat of the
pandemic can steal the warmth that we feel for our nation.
Krishna Jayanthi Celebration, 2020
As in the yester years, Krishna Jayanthi was celebrated with grand fervour by the students of
CVA. The pandemic did not dampen their spirit. The students participated enthusiastically in
various programs and CCA activities online. The students of the primary classes dressed up as
little Krishna stole everyone's heart with their cuteness. The students displayed their artistic
and creative skills through various activities like flute making, face mask making etc. Please
click on this link below to watch the video that will bring alive the various programs and
activities conducted in connection with Janmashtami.
On 22nd August marked its 381st anniversary. It is believed that both Madras and Chennai have
been derived from the towns of Madrasapattinam and Chennapatnam that together encompass the city
as we know it today. In this video, the students of class XI C have gone past through many
topics regarding chennai. From history to art and culture to showing how it was in the 20th
century vs the 21st century. This video has an authentic Madras feel to which modern Chennai
vibes are added.
World population day
The students of Class XII C prepared a video on world population day with the aim to create
awareness about the rapidly increasing population and also about how the finite resources of the
Earth will not be enough for the large number of people. The change in our environment during
the pandemic is a good example of how nature can renew its resources with lesser humans
constantly exploiting it. It is time for us to act wisely and protect our planet.
Education Development Day
117th Birthday of Mr. Karmaveerar Kamarajar( Education Development Day ) was celebrated on 15th
July 2020 by Tamil department. This event was virtually celebrated. Students of classes 9 and 10
participated by making short videos. We thank parents for their timely help in making the online
celebration a grand success.
Vana Mahotsav is the annual tree festival of India, celebrated every year during the first week
of July. Owing to the pandemic, we are presently restricted to virtual classrooms and hence
decided to consult with the students to come up with ways to celebrate this auspicious event on
an online platform. It is thus evident that the young minds of our school are the embodiment of
Mahatma Gandhi’s following statement – Nature has made Enough for Man’s Need, not for Man’s
Guru Purnima also known as Vyasa Purnima, was celebrated on 6th July by all the teachers of CVA
and few Sanskrit students of Std X. This year due to the Corona pandemic, it was celebrated in a
novel way, online through Google Meet.
International day of Yoga
The International day of Yoga falling on the 21stof June every year, was observed online through
Google Meet due to the COVID19 pandemic. This was attended by students of classes 6A, 6B,
teachers and parents. NCC cadets shared their experiences. Dr.N.Srinivasan, our Hindi sir spoke
about the demonstration of Scouts and guide students of Chennai City CBSE school (Around 250
students), with the help of Mrs. Pabitra our Yoga teacher which was organized by Bharat scouts
and guides – District level.
When the surrounding is full of darkness, a ray of light will give us a hope. So does, Our
PujyaGurudev’s 104thJayanthi celebration on 08.05.2020 through a virtual satsang. During the
time of lockdown, this celebration illuminated all of us in and out. What an irony! our Gurudev
tuned the people’s mind in line of spirituality and we celebrated his birthday online.
Educational trip – Rail Museum
The students of class I and II visited the Rail museum at ICF from the 4th of February to the
7th February 2020. They enjoyed the ride in the toy train with their friends. They also visited
the art gallery and gathered more information about the development of the Integral Coach
Factory in Chennai. Students had an opportunity to observe the working system of the railway
stations and the safety signals. The 3D show featuring the different types of trains was the
highlight of the day. The day concluded with a visit to various coach models. Overall, the
students enjoyed their time at the museum and gained immense knowledge about our Indian
Educational trip – Aavin Milk Factory, Dakshinchitra
As part of our educational trip Class III were taken to Aavin Milk factory at Madhavaram &
Ambattur on 19th February and 20th February 2020. It was indeed a remarkable experience for the
For them it was an unforgettable experience. There was lot of bonding among the children and the
caring and sharing let to better understanding.
Students of Class IV visited Dakshinchitra, on 7th February 2020. Dakshinchitra which means
‘picture of the south’ is a South Indian heritage village.
A Trip to the Tip of India
It was a great opportunity for the students of Std VIII to go on a tour to the southernmost tip
of India – Kanyakumari. 129 students along with 8 teachers went on a three day tour. They
visited the oldest and popular shrines, the Kumari Amman temple and the Suchindram temple. The
visit to the Padmanaba Palace and the Tiruparapu waterfalls was a cynosure of all eyes. The
sight of the crimson red sky at the time of the setting of the sun was spellbinding. The trip
was indeed a great break from the monotonous routine. It was a great learning experience for
A Trip to Rameswaram
Students of Std VII along with seven teachers travelled to Rameswaram on 2nd February 2020. They
visited Agnitheertham and Ramar Paadham, Dhanushkodi and Kothandaramasamy temple. The enchanting
wax models in Dr. Kalam’s memorial were admired by all the students. They had a view of the
Pamban bridge which is an engineering marvel. The next place on the itinerary was the
Panchamukha Anjaneya temple where the ‘Floating stone’ captured everyone’s attention. They also
visited Lakshmanatheertham, where it is believed that Vibhishana’s coronation took place. The
last place they visited before boarding the train to Chennai was Dr. Kalam’s house and the
shopping complex attached to it. It was indeed a memorable, educational and refreshing trip.
Maha shivarathri Celebration
Students performed pooja along with parents and teachers. Students chanted Shivapuranam and
Lingastagam. The Panchakshram, ‘Om Namashivaya’ reverberated in the school spreading divinity in
CCA Prize day
Our Vidyalaya’s 30th CCA Prize day was celebrated on Tuesday, the 25th of February 2020 in our
school decennial auditorium. The Chief Guest was Shri Akash.U, MBA, PGDM, CFP an alumnus of our
Vidyalaya , who is currently the Vice President of HSBC.
Smt Sasikala Senthilkumar , CCA in-charge teacher read out the CCA report. This year the overall
CCA trophy was bagged by Ganga House.
The farewell to Std XII students by their Juniors brought a feeling of nostalgia and camaraderie
among the 12th graders. They were each given a memento which was a picture of their uniforms
framed, which would always remind them about the school which cared and nurtured them.
National Science day
National Science day was celebrated in our Vidyalaya on the 28th of February to commemorate the
discovery of the Raman effect. Students and teachers of Math and Science departments put in
their joint effort in conducting this. The Chief Guest for the occasion was Mrs. Sangeetha
Sathyanarayanan M.Sc, M.Phil (Bio-Chemistry), M.Sc.(Psychology) who is an Asst Professor in the
PG and Research dept of Bio-Chemistry, D G Vaishnav College.
Bharat Scouts and Guides - Ellen Sharma camp site, Shollinganallur
The Bharat Scouts and Guides organised a seven day camp at “Ellen Sharma camp site,
Shollinganallur. Four teachers of our Vidyalaya attended the flocks and Guides Adult Training
Programme from 14.12.2019 to 20.12.2019 .Various activities related to the Scouts and Guides
were taught. They successfully completed the basic course and received the certificates from the
Bharat Scouts and Guides.
The 71st Republic day was celebrated on 26.01.2020 with patriotic fever and zest. The Chief
Guest Shri K Gnana Desikan IAS (retd) and Shri G Anand Babu (Inspector of Police) were welcomed
by the Bulbuls with their flock song and dance.
BOOK READING DAY
Chinmaya Vidyalaya Annanagar, celebrated “BOOK READING DAY” on 23.01.2020 (Thursday) to
inculcate the habit of book reading in the children. The programme started at 11.00a.m with an
Oath taking. The oath was read by Shishira Srivatsav of VII A. The Principal, Vice- Principal,
teachers, students from K.G to 12th STD, the non-teaching staff and also the service staff
actively participated by reading a book at the specified time. Everybody enjoyed the reading
Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Annanagar promoted a platform for Indian Classical Music festival in the
school premises in the name of "Chinmayavil Thiruvaiyaru" and conducted it on 25th January
2020.This festival provides a forum for interested students as well as new talents to exhibit
their musical skills.
Students of class V were taken to Birla planetarium for an educational trip on 31.1.2020 and
visited the science exhibition organised by Periyar Institute of science and Technology-Chennai.
They also visited the planetarium and viewed a 3D show based on ‘fun with science’ , Solomon
heart museum, Science in sphere- about pollution, various models of nuclear power reactors , fun
mirror room and learnt a lot through working models
Blood Donation Camp
1(TN)Bty NCC Cadets of Chinmaya Vidyalaya Annanagar in association with the Lions Club of
Chennai Coast line organised a Blood Donation Camp on 01.02.2020 (Saturday) between 8.30 a.m.
and 12.30 p.m. More than 68 units of Blood have been collected. Parents, Public, Alumni,
teaching staff and service staff actively took part in this noble cause.
Kindergarten sports day
Children at the Kindergarten Chinmaya Vidyalaya Annanagar celebrated sports day with great
enthusiasm on Saturday the 1st February 2020, at the school ground. The Chief Guest for the day
was Mrs Deepa Nambiar- Program Manager, facilitator, My Persona, Member- Board of Management,
Chinmaya Vidyalayas, Chennai.
Kindergarten prize day
The kindergarten prize day for the academic year 2019-20 was held on 7th January 2020 in the
The chief guest for the program was Mrs. Harsha Muralidhar.
The program began with a prayer song followed by a mesmerizing cultural show which included
fancy dress parade
and a dance performance. Soon after, the chief guest gave an inspiring speech.
The Pongal festival celebration in our school is a true manifestation of our rich culture and
Our school Kindergarten children & teachers also celebrated Pongal in a great manner with the
singing folk songs and dance.
Tapovan Jayanthi was celebrated on 7th December 2019, which provided an insight into the life of
Swami Tapovan Maharaj.
Tapovan Shatkam, chapter I of Bagawad gita was chanted. Students of class VI-VIII rendered
melodious Bhajans in the praise of the Guru Parampara, the lineage of the gurus.
Chinmayam - 2019
Chinmayam - an annual inter-Chinmaya cultural fest was successfully hosted by Chinmaya Vidyalaya
Annanagar. It was held on December 3rd and 4th for classes IX to XII.
Miss Chinmayam 2019 title was bagged by Varshini of Chinmaya Vidyalaya Virugambakkam
Overall trophy IX & X was bagged by Chinmaya Vidyalaya Taylor’s Raod.
Overall trophy XI & XII was bagged by Chinmaya Vidyalaya Annanagar.
The valedictory was presided over by our Chief guest - Smt. Gopika Varma who is a renowned
dancer and Guest of honour- Shri Sathiya moorthy, the director of the Chinmaya Vidyalayas in
137th Bharathiyar Dinam was celebrated in our school on 11.12.2019.
WORKSHOP- AWARENESS OF LIFE SAVING AND MLT
Students of class XII attended the AWARENESS OF LIFE SAVING AND MLT workshop conducted by MMM
COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES on 29th November 2019.
Amaaya 2019, the CCA days for classes XI-XII was held on November 14 and 15 in which students
from all four houses- Alakananda , Bagirathi, Cauvery and Ganga competed against each other in
various events like channel surfing , Shipwreck, Fusion Dance, Fashion Designing , Field X O,
Band , Movie Review , Lawyer up etc.
EDU DAYS EVENT
Mrs. Renuka Krishna kumar and Mrs.T.Hemamalini teachers from Computer Science department-
Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts, participated in EDU DAYS EVENT, conducted by Microsoft
Organization in Gurgaon 19th & 20th Nov. 2019 for their contribution to the domain of education
using Microsoft O365 tools.
Children’s day celebration
Children’s day celebrations focus on children and their enjoyment. On 14th November teachers of
our Vidyalaya gave various performances for the students in order to express their love and care
Vigilance Awareness week
On account of Vigilance Awareness week, Mrs.Renuka Krishna kumar and Mrs.T.Hemamalini from
Computer Science department conducted a Quiz for CBSE officials on 1st of November, 2019. Topics
covered were themes, abbreviations, and to identify different scams and the person responsible
for it. All participants showed great enthusiasm and were a great learning experience for the
participants and for the spectators.
GST & Central Excise, Chennai Outer conducted a debate and essay writing contest on 30th October
in which the students of our school took part. For the debate, students had to speak either for
or against the given topic. The essay writing topic was provided on the spot. Our school debate
team ( Nishitha BS and Shreya G Sekar) secured the 2nd position in the team category. Nishitha
BS also won the 1st place in the individual category. They were also invited to deliver a speech
at the GST Office for the valedictory.
30th Annual day Celebration
The 30th Annual day of our Vidyalaya on 24th October 2019, was dedicated to all women and aptly
titled ‘Sthree Shakthi’. The Chief Guest on the occasion, Shri Sujith Kumar (from Infosys Ltd)
and the Guest of Honour Smt Priya Ramesh (Co-Founder of Orenda)
Educational trip to Sidhabari and Delhi
The Students of Std X were taken on an educational trip to sidhabari and Delhi for a week from
13th October to 20th October 2019.
Navarathri – KG Block
The Kindergarten Children of Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Annanagar celebrated Navarathri by keeping
Golu. Dolls were arranged according to the tradition and religious faith. Children participated
in the celebration with a lot of enthusiasm. It brought great fun and joy among them.
Birth anniversary celebration of Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam
Onam celebration was held on 10th September 2019 in our Vidyalaya amidst great cheer and
cultural extravaganza. A traditional dance of Kerala was performed by the students of class IX.
Onam festivity also included various competitions to mark the significance of the celebration
MATHRU POOJA CELEBRATION
The biggest worship is to serve our mothers and our children were blessed to get this chance in
our Vidyalaya on 12th October 2019 by doing Mathru Pooja
The biggest worship is to serve our mothers and our children were blessed to get this chance in
our Vidyalaya on 12th October 2019 by doing Mathru Pooja
Onam celebration was held on 10th September 2019 in our Vidyalaya amidst great cheer and
cultural extravaganza. A traditional dance of Kerala was performed by the students of class IX.
Onam festivity also included various competitions to mark the significance of the celebration
Teachers’ day Celebration
Gokulashtami was celebrated in our school on 22nd August 2019 .Mr. Kannan, HOD of Sanskrit
department recited the Krishna Namavali. Krishnashtakam was chanted by students of class 6 and a
Bhajan was sung in the praise of Lord Guruvayur by students of class 5. A beautiful dance was
showcased by students of class 1 and 2. The children were given a wide exposure on the different
facets of the Indian Culture, thereby increasing their cultural awareness.
National sports day
National sports day was celebrated on 29.08.2019. Mr Santhosh Gopi (Ranji Trophy player –
Cricket) was the chief guest for the program. His speech motivated all the students to take part
in sports too which will improve the concentration which in turn helps academics. He also gave
away the sports prizes conducted for Std IV & V on the eve of sports day.
Vinayaka Chathurthi Celebration – KG BLOCK
The tiny tots celebrated Vinayaka Chathurthi with devotion and enthusiasm starting from Ganesha
visiting the children on a bicycle. The high lights of the program were villupattu ,Bhajans by
LKG and UKG children, action song, a skit about the story of ‘Ganesha and the moon’ followed by
a Bharatnatyam dance and Dhandiya dance on Ganesha Pancharatnam. Dance by Parent’s added colours
to the festival.The procession and the chant of Ganapathy Bappa Moriya reverberated the school.
Vinayaka Chathurthi Celebration
Vinayaka Chathurthi was celebrated in our Vidyalaya with much pomp and gaiety on 31.8.19.
On account of Vinayaka Chathurthi celebration the following activities were conducted as CCA
activities. Std I & II Making Ganesha with pulses collage, Std III to V –Making Ganesha with
Peepal leaves, Std VI to VIII – Pallak making
73rd Independence Day was celebrated in our school premises with our correspondent Sri R Surya
Kumar as Chief Guest. Independence Day was also celebrated in the KG block on the previous day.
Children took part enthusiastically in all programs starting from the March past, speech, song
and dance etc.
Guru Aaradhana day
Guru Aaradhana day was observed on 3rd August 2019 in our Vidyalaya to remember the day on which
our Pujya Guru dev Swami Chinmayananada left his mortal frame to merge with the cosmos
⦁ 30th Annual Sports Meet
Chinmaya Vidyalaya Annanagar celebrated the 30th Annual sports meet on 29.07.2019 at SDAT
Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. The Chief Guest for the Opening Ceremony was Major General Dr. A V K
Mohan. Chief Guest for the closing ceremony was Shri Sathish kumar satagopan. He addressed the
gathering mentioning the importance of the sports and then distributed the prizes to the
students. This year the overall trophy was won by the Ganga house and Bhagirathi house bagged
the overall trophy for the March past.
⦁ Awareness programme for conservation of forest
Teachers and students observed Vanmahotsav on 15th July.. CCA activities related to Vanmahotsav
were also conducted for all classes. We need to join hands to make a better tomorrow. Plant
trees and get oxygen free.
⦁ Kargil Vijay Diwas
Kargil Vijay Diwas was observed in our Vidyalaya on 25.07.2019. Subadhur Major R Vivekanandhan
was the chief guest whose inspiring speech kindled patriotic fervor among the students of
classes IX to XII. As the program was organized by the NCC of our school, they also got an
opportunity to share their views in the presence of Subadhur and were also felicitated by the
guest who awarded them with certificates for their achievement in the NCC camps.
⦁ An awareness programme – World population day
On the 15th of July 2019 an awareness programme was done by the Commerce students of Class
They enacted a skit during the assembly. The skit highlighted the following: -
Water scarcity in the city due to over population, differences between the planned and un
planned families in terms of having basic amenities, struggle in inculcating the values and
discipline in a family and a society when it is over populated, intervention of great
find out the solution to control population explosion
⦁ Karma veerar Kamarajar’s 117th birthday celebration
Karma veerar Kamarajar’s 117th birthday was celebrated in our school on July 15th 2019.
from STD I and II performed a song about Kamarajar,
which was written by Tamil department teachers. The students of STD III, IV and V presented
skit which portrayed the simplicity of Kamarajar. Students from
classes VI, VII and VIII enacted a scene depicting the decision making capacity of the great
leader Kamarajar. VIII STD students recited a poem about Kamarajar.
⦁ Guru Poornima Celebration
Guru Poornima was celebrated on 16th July 2019 in our school auditorium.
Students III, IV, chanted Guru stotram which was followed by pooja. Students sang “GURU
song which signified the importance of GURU.
Children performed dance for Guru Ashtakam written by Adi Shankaracharya which tells about
the necessity of Gurus and attaching our mind to the lotus feet of the Guru
⦁ Pujya Guruji H H Swami Tejomayanandaji’s birthday
celebration in our Vidyalaya.
Pujya Guruji H H Swami Tejomayanandaji’s birthday was celebrated in the Vidyalaya. The
celebration commenced with the invocation song. Then power point presentation about Pujya
was presented which highlighted , the various projects initiated by him as the Head of
mission worldwide and the books authored by Guruji on Vedanta etc.. Ayush suktam was chanted
Guruji’s health and longevity. The staff and the students sang the Birthday song
‘Janmadinamidam’. One of Guruji’s compostions was sung by the school choir and a graceful
was performed on stage for the melodious rendition. On this joyous occasion, students of all
classes whole-heartedly donated edible items which were handed over to Annashethram-
Tamaraipakkam. The sixth batch of students who have completed the seva project were awarded
certificates to appreciate their commendable service to the society. On the same day Kala
vaibhav and Pustaq utsav were inaugurated. During the CCA period children of various classes
made colourful greetings expressing their love and affection to our Guruji.
An auspicious beginning of the academic year 2019-20 started on a sacred note with an array
poojas held in our school auditorium on 5.6.2019.Correspondent Shri. R Suryakumar , Smt. R
Suryakumar , Principal , Teachers , Non teaching staff and students of Std X and XII were
present on this auspicious occasion
Pujya Gurudev’s 103rd Jayanthi
Pujya Gurudev’s 103rd Jayanthi was celebrated on 08.05.2019 in our school premises with much
devotion and joy. The celebration began with a Guru padhuka pooja led by our Sanskrit
Mr. Kannan. The devotees present for this occasion include all Chinmaya staff , few parents
students . The Celebration concluded with an offering of Aarti. On the auspicious day we all
bowed down with cheerful minds and prayed that his sweet and inspiring remembrance remains
in our heart. It is our bound duty to spread His vision to the society.
Unto him our best.
World International Yoga day
It was observed in our Vidyalaya on 21.6.2019. Chief Guest for the event was our alumnus Mrs
Rohini Manohar founder of Chennai Yoga Studio and the Guest of Honour was Mr Rakesh kumar
commending officer Col.Bty NCC.
Investiture and CCA Inauguration
Annual Alumni meet
The Annual Alumni meet of CVA was held on 24th February 2019(Sunday) in the school
Alumni from all batches (beginning from 1998) attended the meeting. Anirudh Ragunath an
member of the Alumni Association briefed the audience on the various measures taken to reach
to fellow students. Every alumnus felt that such meetings were platforms to meet, interact
keep in touch. They also exposed their views on how the school had moulded them to become
better citizens because of the spiritual and cultural exposure given to them at school.
Maha Shivarathri Pooja was held in Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Annanagar on 4.3.2019, Monday. The
significance of the day was explained by Ms. Gayathri (Dept of Tamil). The Pooja was
on stage and Mr. Kannan (Dept of Sanskrit) chanted the 108 names of lord Shiva. This was
followed by Bhajans by the school Choir. The pooja ended with devotees offering flowers to
Shiva and prasadam was distributed to all.The pooja was attended by a large number of
Science day was observed on 28th February 2019 with a motive to kindle scientific temper in
Science exhibition was inaugurated by our correspondent , Shri R Surya Kumar. Students from
to Std IX participated in the project with great enthusiasm
Models of Satellites, Aryabhatta , INSAT 1A, Rohini RS1 were exhibited by students of Std I
II Students from Classes III – V performed simple experiments in Biology, Physics and
and explained the basic concepts with lot of enthusiasm. Students of Std VI explained the
mechanism of working of Teslacar, Solar powered car & communication. Bio gas plants, Hydel
plant , hydroponics, vertical farming were just to mention a few projects exhibited by
of class VII and VIII.
Madam Principal talked on the significance of the day, explained the basic concept of Raman
Effect, scattering of light. She also had an interactive discussion with the students
the types of fighter aircrafts used by our Indian Air force recently. Parents, students and
students visited the exhibition and encouraged the participants.
Kindergarten Graduation day
Chinmaya Vidyalaya , Annanagar celebrated its 29th Kindergarten Graduation day on March 21st
2019 at the school Decennial Auditorium. The chief guest for the day was Mrs. Asha Nathan,
Principal of Chennai Public School, Annanagar.
Light and brightness is associated with Villakku or lamp. The lamp leads us from darkness
to-wards light. It burns only to give a message of peace and light to human kind.
The Vilakku pooja of CVA was held on 26th march 2019. The auditorium was beautifully adorned
with kolam and the spectacular shimmering lamps were decorated with flowers,smeared turmeric
kumkum. The lamp was decorated as Goddess Lakshmi. The deity was a great sight for many who
witnessed the pooja.
The teachers religiously performed the Villakku pooja. Eventually it ended with bhajans .
Prasadam was also distributed to the teachers and students.
Republic day was celebrated with pride and patriotism at Chinmaya Vidyalaya Annanagar on
January 2019. Our correspondent Sri. R Surya kumar unfurled the national flag. This was
by our flag song in Tamil. A grand parade was showcased by the four different houses, NCC,
Scouts and guides. The correspondent was the chief guest and he addressed the gathering. He
emphasized the need for discipline and moral values in life. Sports day prizes were
for the classes I, II and III. Social science department put up a grand Program on the life
national leaders and their freedom movement. Other cultural items included patriotic songs
speeches. The function ended with our national anthem. The students and teachers enjoyed the
Republic day with great enthusiasm.
29th Kindergarten sports meet
The 29th Kindergarten sports meet was held on Saturday, the 2nd February 2019. The Chief
Smt. Radhika Kannan (Primary Incharge, Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Taylors Road), declared the
meet open by releasing the balloons, which soared up in the sky signifying the heights
by the children, the chief guest insisted the Parents to give importance for Physical
instead of playing with gadgets.
Children did mass drill with smileys and highlighted our school motto. The games conducted
the Children were based on eco-friendly such as “Say No to Plastic”- Go Green and “ Say No
Junk food”- enable them to learn valuable lessons. Chief guest handed over the prizes to the
winners and parents.
Kindergarten Prize day
Kindergarten Prize day was held on January 4th 2019. Ms. Ashritha Keshav, a child
and known dancer was the Chief guest. Activity based learning is part and parcel of
and an important mile stone in the developmental stages of children. True to it the KG
department of CVA conducted number of Competitions to sharpen the children intellectual and
Blood donation camp
NCC cadets of Chinmaya Vidyalaya Annanagar and Lion’s Club of Chennai organized a blood
camp on Saturday( 02.02.2019) between 8.30am and 12.30pm. More than 65 units of blood were
collected. Tamil Nadu Bty NCC commanding officer Lt Col Rakesh kumar was present on the
LIFE SKILL – UTHANDI STD VII
The students of class VII were taken to Chinmaya Tarangini (Uthandi) for life skill progam-
‘History or His story’ On 12th January 2019. Miss Radha, the CHYK member welcomed the
They attended a 3 hour session, in which they learnt the significance of learning history.
were made to understand that history is not a mere subject that is learnt in class but a
lesson, where we learn values and how to imbibe values in our lives. An anecdote from the
of Chhatrapati Shivaji was explained to highlight his wisdom and bravery. The most
war-tactic of Shivaji was explained. Based on this, a few activities like tug of war, fort
building with cups were conducted. A few memory games were also conducted to develop
alertness. Students were amazed by the beauty of Matsya Narayana temple and its
the whole the session was very informative and a memorable one for the students.
LIFE SKILL - STD VIII TO TAMARAIPAKKAM
Life skill Program was arranged in Tamaraipakkam on 12 January 2019. The students of class
attended the program. The highlight of the session was foreseeing the future, learning from
mistake, understanding a problem and finding a permanent solution to it. A few games were
organised. These games made the students understand how to strategize, concentrate and
plan in order to succeed, be it a game or a job. The resource person from Chinmaya mission
to the students about the Mauriyan period in Indian history. They emphasised on the tactics
by Chanakya inorder to protect and unify the country. The students enjoyed the session and
learnt various life skills that are required for successful living.
Session on Awareness and Prevention of Child Abuse
A session on Awareness and Prevention of Child Abuse was organised by CBSE . Members of
Foundation a non- government organisation under the guidance of Dr. Sangeeta Mahesh
the students of classes VI , VII and VIII on 3rd January 2019.The team spoke to the students
about how to differentiate between bad touch and good touch. The students were made aware of
various ways in which abusers lure children. They were advised to be cautious while
even with relatives and acquaintances and not to take their inappropriate closeness for
The students were asked to be alert while using the social media. This session has been an
eye-opener for ignorant students, to be cautious about lurking dangers in this society.
Pongal celebration was held in our Vidyalaya on 11.1.2019 . All the staff of the Vidyalaya
in Traditional attire . KG Parents very actively and enthusiastically danced for folk song.
children from Primary delivered the speech which gave the importance of Pongal celebration.
Children enjoyed the day with various activities like fun race, folk songs, dances etc,
signified the importance of Pongal.
field trip to Farmguru
The field trip to Farmguru near karanodai was organized for class 7 students as a part of
celebration, so as to have an experience in the field and to understand the importance of
farming and care of soil. Students from all the sections reached Farmguru about 28 km from
Chennai on the banks of river kosasthalaiyar at 9 am. The People at Farmguru addressed the
students and given an introduction about the day’s activities. Hands on experience in
ploughing, sowing, threshing, pounding, harvesting were given to all students. Apart from
children enjoyed bullock cart ride and tractor ride and it was a new experience
Hanuman Jayanthi was celebrated on 7th January 2019. The students of classes III ,IV and V
gathered in the auditorium for the celebration. Two students of class V spoke about the
of Lord Hanuman and the significance of offering butter to the Lord respectively. Hanuman
Ashtotharanamavali was chanted. Puja and Aarti were performed seeking the blessings of Lord
Hanuman. The school choir sang bajans and chanted Hanuman chalisa. The Balavihar teacher Ms.
Saloni Sharma briefed the qualities of Hanuman through stories. This occasion helped the
students aware of the importance of acquiring qualities of lord Hanuman such as humility and
Students from XI th and XII th visited Hampi, a UNESCO world Heritage site in Karnataka in
the last week of November. This trip gave them a well deserved break and rejuvenated them
to face the forthcoming exams with fresh zeal and vigour.
The Annual kindergarten project exhibition was held on November 27th, 2018. It was a
grand show with more than 300 children exhibiting their creativity and talent. The chief
for the exhibition was Mrs. Deepa founder of Kinder nest
BHARATHIYAR 136TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION AT CHINMAYA VIDYALAYA
Seminar on Accountancy , Economics and B.Studies
A seminar on Accountancy , Economics and B.Studies was organised by CCMT Education
cell, from 3rd-7th December 2018 at CIRS. 66 teachers from 27 Vidyalayas ,4 Colleges and 5
Vision Schools attended the seminar.
Ganesh Chathurthi celebration
Ganesh Chathurthi celebration was held in our school on Wednesday 12th September
True teachers are those who help us think for ourselves-Dr. Radhakrishnan.’
Chinmaya Vidyalaya Annanagar celebrated Teacher’s Day with zeal and gusto on 5th
Gokulashtami was celebrated on 3.9.2018 in the school auditorium.
29th Annual Day Celebration
29th Annual Day Celebration of our school was held on 26.10.18. The Chief
Guest for the Program was Dr. J. Radha Krishnan, IAS (Principal Secretary, Health &
FW Dept.) and the Guest Of Honour was Dr. S. Guna Sekaran, Ph.D., DSC (TANSA
Awardee, Dean, Research & Development, St.Peter’s Institute of Hr. Education
Research & Founder President, Indian Spectro Physics Association). Students
received the Endowment prizes for various categories as well as the Best Students
award from each class for the year 2017-2018. The Theme for the Cultural Show was
“RTUSAMHARA” (SEASONS). The Show was mind blowing and kept the audience
Children's Day - 2018
‘There is no garden as beautiful as childhood. Every child is a different flower,
together they make a beautiful garden.'
Children's Day was celebrated in CVA with a lot of enthusiasm this year. There was
a reversal of roles, as the teachers conducted the morning assembly instead of the
students. Teachers had also planned a short cultural program to entertain their dear
students. There were two colourful group dances, melodious group songs and
delightful solo performances. Fun-filled activities too were conducted in which
children participated wholeheartedly. The campus was abuzz with excitement and joy.
The whole school was a riot of colours as children came in their finest clothing. It was
a memorable day for everyone.
Bio Students of Std XII has been taken to Bio technology Dept of S.R.M University on
for the program Rariora-2018. The theme for the event was ‘God Cells’ (Stem cells).
Independence day celebrations was held in our school premises on August 15th 2018. The
were presided over by the Chief Guest Dr. S Pandian (Additional commissioner of Income Tax).
The sports day was conducted on 27th August 2018 at the SDAT Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. Chief
guest, Shri. M Janakiraman, Superintendent of customs, (Central Excise & GST). The closing
ceremony was graced by the presence of Shri. S. NAVANEETHA KRISHNA PANDIAN, Superintendent
customs, (Central Excise & Service Tax). Students, Parents and teachers actively took part
the events and won prizes.
Guru Aradhana day
The students of the Vidyalaya & staff observed the 25th Guru Aradhana day by recalling the
greatness of Gurudev and by offering our gratitude to our great teacher. The day began with
paduka puja performed by the students of classes XI & XII. H H Swami Tejomayananda’s peace
message was read out in the assembly and the 18th chapter of the Bhagawat gita was chanted
H H Swami Mitrananda presided over the various activities performed on stage in connection
the Guru Aradhana day.
World Population Day
Earth is the only known planet to live, let it be spacious”
World Population Day was observed on 31st July in our school, as an initiative to create
awareness on the burning issue of over population. A skit was presented by the students of
XI- C in which the problems faced by the society due to overpopulation and their possible
solutions were depicted.
Guru Purnima day
Guru Purnima day was celebrated at our Vidyalaya on 27.7.2018 to remember the great Guru
Vyasa. The programme started with a prayer song, our Sanskrit teacher chanted Vyasa
children chanted Guru stotram and Kruthagnatha written by our Guruji. Students from std III,
and V presented a skit on the life history of vyasa. Special CCA activities like Elocution
essay writing were done for the primary classes on the topic “Parents as your Guru”. Middle
school students did a collage on the topic “Guru Parampara”.
Environmental protection by seva students
The students of class VIII as a part of their seva project, took part in a rally on 5th July
2018 to save water. Various activities were conducted in connection with Vanmahotsav week
was observed from 1st July to 5th July.
The students became aware of the importance of protecting and preserving the environment for
better living and create a better society. The students of class VII & VIII planted saplings
the school campus and also distributed saplings in the neighbourhood.
Indian kabaddi Team Captain & Tamil Thalaivas captain (Pro-kabadi) Mr. Ajay Thakur visited
school on 10.7.2018. Children were very much thrilled to see the cool & humble captain who
fetched 4 gold medals for India.
He interacted with the students and taught few techniques & tactics for the junior boys and
girls team. Children came to know about a star player and his excellence. They also came to
about the game “Kabaddi” and its importance through out the country. Children are highly
motivated to participate in the higher level of tournaments.
Siddhabari - It was a trip to be cherished for a life time. Teachers from all over the
Vidyalaya were part of the program.
World International Yoga day
World International Yoga day was observed in our Vidyalaya on 21.6.2018 at 6.30 a.m. Chief
for the event was Shri M Narendra Founder Shiva Yoga Kendra . He emphasised on doing yoga to
maintain the healthy body & mind. Yoga Teacher Demonstrated the steps in doing the yoga and
NCC cadets followed the same. 300 cadets have taken part in the above mentioned event.
from Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Anna Nagar, DAV school Mogappair, Government higher secondary
Villivakkam, Sethubaskara higher secondary school Ambattur and Vel tech Engineering College
Avadi were the participants on this great event. The entire team performing yoga in the
morning was cynosure to the audience and was very effective. Students also promised to do
yoga regularly after the yoga day.
The Investiture Ceremony of the student Council members was held on 21st June 2018 at the
auditorium. The Chief Guest for the function was Shri. R. Suryakumar, Hon.Correspondent,
Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Anna Nagar.
Our teachers Mrs. Latha.T, Mrs. Devi Senthilkumar, Mrs. Renuka Krishnakumar and Mrs. T.
Hemamalini attended ‘Microsoft Innovative Education Experts’ (MIEE) Meet in Chennai on March
26th 2018 (Monday) at Mahindra World School, Chengalpet conducted by Microsoft. This meet
offered to all MIE experts in Chennai and the objective was to provide an opportunity to
professional skills using cutting edge techniques, innovation practices and collaboration in
education by MIE Master Trainers and these teachers are excited to be a part of their
creating an environment of innovation in education using technology.
Workshop on Quality Vidyalaya leadership “Netritva-VII” was held in the month of May from
to 15th 2018 at the Chinmaya Gardens, Coimbatore. Mrs. Usha Joseph and Mrs. S.K. Prameela
attended the same. The faculty for the program was Dr. A Senthil Kumaran and Mr. R.
NCC camp for the year 2018 – 19 was held in Satyabama College. The camp was held from 21st
30th of May. Children from all over Tamil Nadu came to attend this Combined Annual Training
Havan is one of the most important rules laid down in the vedic scriptures for householders
is a part of the external sanatana Dharma. Ganapathy homam, Hayagreeva homam and Dhanvantri
homam were conducted on our school campus on 27.4.2018 to ensure health, long life and
well being of everyone. Havan purified the entire atmosphere and left a divine impression in
everyone’s heart. Holy verses chanted during the havan, relaxed everyone’s mind and brought
closer to god. It was a nice opportunity for the teachers to come together on one family and
perform the pooja.
Junior Balavihar camp
Junior Balavihar camp was conducted from 15.4.2018 to 18.4.2018 in chinmaya garden,
Service to mankind is service to lord. Serving the same institute for a longer period is a
remarkable achievement. We congratulate and appreciate Mr. Kannan , Sanskrit teacher for
completing 25 years of service in the Educational field. He was honoured in the annual lunch
together of Chinmaya Vidyalayas at Chinmaya Vidyalaya Taylor’s road on 20.04.18. He has
cash award from Prof. S P Thiyagarajan -Chairman Chinmaya Vidyalayas .
The other teachers who have received momento for completing 10 years of service were Mrs.
devi, Mrs. Devi, Mrs. Mallika, Mrs. Usha R, Mrs. Lavanya , Mrs. Sasikala and Mrs. Pameela
Chinmaya Jayanti was celebrated at Chinmaya vidyalaya Annanagar on 08.05.2018. Sanskrit
Mr. Kannan & Mr. G P Ravi chanted Guru Stotram , Guru Ashtothra Namavali, Guru Paduka
Few Bhajans on Gurudev was rendered by all the teachers assembled for pooja.
The entire atmosphere was so serene and filled with spiritual divinity. Let us all invoke
Annual Hari Seva camp
CCMT EC organised the VI Annual Hari Seva camp at Chinmaya Gardens, Coimbatore from 24th
to 28th April 2018 in which 144 students from 15 CVS and vision schools learnt the art of
contributing to the society selflessly.
Republic Day - Feb 2018
On 26.01.2018 Republic Day was celebrated in a grand manner in the school premises. Our
Correspondent Shri. R. Suryakumar was the Chief Guest. The National flag was hoisted
the march past. NCC cadets, RSP, Scouts and Guides and different houses of the school
participated in the march past.
The Cultural program showcased by the social department projected the Social evils like
labour and deforestation. They also focussed on the importance of farming and compulsory
education till the age of 14.
The Tamil skit detailed about the importance of the day and also briefed about the 14
of the Republic India.
English day - Feb 2018
English day was held on 30th January 2018 in our school auditorium. It was a mega event
students from all classes had taken part. With cute little toddlers performing a masquerade,
an innovative flocabulary and the gripping role of Macbeth, which kept the audience craving
more. We re -lived the Shakespeare Era for a short time.
We could feel the rage and the desire of revenge of mark antony from Julius Caesar which was
followed by a humorous spoof that made us all laughing. Overall literati 2018 was a grand
success and had the audience mesmerised. We look forward to many such events.
Annual day Celebration - Jan 2018
28th Annual day Celebration at Chinmaya Vidyalaya Annanagar on 12.01.2018. Chief Guest: Dr.
Ilamathiyan (Director, Amity Global Business School, Chennai-86.).
Chinmayavil Thiruvaiyaaru - Jan 2018
Chinmayavil Thiruvaiyaaru” was held on 19.1.2018 in our music room. All music students along
with the music teacher sang pancharathna keerthanas followed by thiyagarajar krithis. One of
students played violin on Thiyagarajar keerthanai.Whole school was vibrant with the musical
kindergarten Prize day - Jan 2018
The Annual kindergarten Prize day for the year 2017-18 was held on 23rd January 2018. The
guest for the event was Mrs. Abirami Goel (Parent and former student of Chinmaya Vidyalaya,
scouts camp - Jan 2018
The Annual scouts camp for the year 2017-18 was held at Avadi from 18.1.2018 to 22.1.2018.
students and the scout master Dr. N Srinivasan attended the camp. It helped the scout cadets
learn about different life skills like First aid, Tent pitching, to make the gadgets, and
making. Our school bagged 3rd position in craft competitions. The camp was concluded with
fire and all campers enjoyed the camp with zeal.
Ganasangamam - Jan 2018
Ganasangamam 2018 was held on 5.1.2018 at Sindhi Model school - Kellys. 140 students from 18
schools participated in this event. Smt. Vasundhra Rajagopal (Eminent Carnatic musician) was
chief guest for the program and kalaimamani Smt. Girija Ramaswamy (T.N government Music
was called as guest of honour. All school Principals graced the occasion. 10 National
Integration songs were sung. Songs were in different languages like Sanskrit, Tamil,
Malayalam and two songs in telugu and two songs in Hindi, Thillana and abangs . All music
teachers of different schools contributed lot for grand success of this program. Teachers
students have received the certificates.
Mathematics day - Jan 2018
The mathematics day was celebrated on 5.1.18. the program began briefing the students on the
significance of National mathematics day which falls on the 22nd of December the birthday of
renowned Indian Mathematician shri. Srinivasa Ramanujam.
S. Vismitha of class XI participated in the 3rd Mastermind open FIDE rated chess tournament
from 27th December 2017 to 30th December 2017. Around 300 participants from all over the
took part in this event. she won the 3rd prize in the Under-18 girls category. We
S. Vismitha for her remarkable achievement.
kinder Garten Project Day
The project day of the kinder garten was held on 21st December 2017. Mrs. Sugandhi
Raja (Smile Montessori) was the special guest for the occasion. The topics for the
project were colours for LKG and God and Goddesses for UKG. Children participated
with great enthusiasm and displayed their skills very effectively. Activities performed
by the children were light & sound show, puppet show, dances, skits, magic show,
songs & bhajans. Congratulations to all the Kinder garten teachers and the students.
Hanuman Jayanthi was celebrated on 18th December 2017 in chinmaya vidyalaya
Annanagar. The importance of Hanuman Bhakthi was explained to the children. A
puppet show on sundara kaandam was performed by an LKG child under the guidance
of the teacher. Children chanted hanuman chalisa and a few Bhajans. “Sri Rama
Ramethi” was chanted by the children & teachers. Finally an activity was done by
UKG children -they wrote Sri Rama Jayam on a small piece of paper and the paper
was threaded as a garland and offered to Hanuman.
Medical camp for the students of class LKG to XII for Dental check up , eye check up
and General check up respectively. The camp was held between 16.11.2017 to
19.11.2017. The teachers and the parents felt that the camp was very beneficial for
them and were thankful to the management. Students also came to know about the
general health and hygiene.
To express their love and affection to the children, teachers have entertained them with a
variety programmes like singing motivational songs dance and games. Children were very happy
see their teachers performing on the stage. As per the quote
“They inspire you, they entertain you, and you end up learning a ton even when you don’t
it”. Our teachers have done their wonderful job to prove it.
Medical camp for the students of class LKG to XII for Dental check up , eye check up
and General check up respectively. The camp was held between 16.11.2017 to
19.11.2017. The teachers and the parents felt that the camp was very beneficial for
them and were thankful to the management. Students also came to know about the
general health and hygiene.
Bharathiyar's Birthday Celebration
Subramaniya Bharathiyar’s 135th birthday was observed in our vidyalaya on 11.12.2017.
from primary and high school gave speech about Bharathiyar. Teachers form Tamil Department
few students sang the Bharathiyar’s song. The way in which the teachers spoke about
and his contribution towards India’s freedom motivated all the students. The entire show has
created love and flair for Tamil language among the students. They were also inspired and
decided to refer bharathiyar songs and to know his love towards our mother India.
West Cluster Award Ceremony
Mathru pooja was celebrated on 7.10.2017. The principal spoke a few words highlighting the
importance of the day. It is a celebration honouring the mothers of the family as well as the
motherhood.The students of CVA were assembled in large numbers along with their mothers to
the pooja.The stage was decorated in a grand manner (all deities were decorated, taking
as a base by the teachers). pooja was performed by our Sanskrit teachers Mr. S Kannan and Mr. G
Ravi. Prasadams was distributed to all the parents and students.
To attach ourselves to the DIVINE is to detach ourselves from the UNDIVINE.
To walk into the LIGHT is to walk out of DARKNESS.
May this bright day, the festival of lights lead us in the path of PROGRESS and CONTINUED
On account of Diwali Our Vidyalaya NCC Cadets/ Seva Students along with our NCC Master
NCC officials and our Principal Mrs.V.Gowrilakshmi visited the orphanage - Guild of Service
Annanagar and donated crackers, clothes, sweets and also the cash amount of Rs.5800/-
They also donated the same kind of materials and Rs.7500/- to “Avvai Home”- Home for aged. They
visited the place along with our Computer teacher Mrs. T Hemamalini. The inmates of orphanage
the Home for aged, enjoyed the presence of our students, their concern, love and affection.
NCC camp(2017-18) was held at Sairam engineering college from 28th July to 6th August. 15
and 5 colleges have taken part. Our school cadets have won prizes in firing and sports events.
Swach Bharat Abhiyan
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan was observed in our school in association with BPCL to instill in students
sense of responsibility to keep our surroundings clean and be more responsible citizens.
class 8 enthusiastically took part in collage making on the topic Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and the
collage were displayed on the notice board. Elocution competition was conducted on the topic
‘Keeping India clean is the duty of every Indian’. The winners of the competition were given
vouchers sponsored by BPCL. Mr.DevindarWalmiki-Member of the Indian hockey squad Rio Olympics
away the prizes. Mr.TusharKhandker a National player who played the common wealth games Asia &
Cup hockey tournaments and the former coach of the Rio Olympics Team was also present on the
occasion. He spoke on the significance of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan initiated by our Government.
Kalam Sandesh Vahini
As a tribute to Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam on his 2nd Remembrance day, House of Kalam and Chinmaya
University have come together for setting up Kalam Sandesh Vahini - which exhibits lots of
information about Dr. Kalam’s inspiring life, his vision and his scientific work. After the
inauguration of Kalam’s memorial at Rameshwaram the Vahini was flagged off by our Hon. PM Shri.
Narendra Modiji. Vahini will go around important places in India from Dr. Kalam’s life and
on October 15 at Rastrapathi Bhavan. As a continuation of its journey through Chennai, as a
step it visited our Vidyalaya on 22.08.17. The students of the school welcomed the Vahini
various activities including a parade, a rendition of the song “KALAM SALAM” and by performing a
skit. Staying true to Dr. Kalam’s dream of innovation the students gave a unique robotic floral
welcome to the KSV and also demonstrated the launching of the indigenous rocket.
Before the celebration of Ganesh Chathurthi at home, Students understood the Significance ,
and customs of Ganesh Chathurthi Celebration by participating in various activities like Palak
making , Rangoli on Pillayar , clay modelling of Ganesha, kolukatai making etc. Pooja was also
perfomed with chanting and bhajans the whole school was reverberated with the joy of
Vivarth – commerce fest was organised on 22.07.2017. To promote commerce related activities and
indulge in competitions based on jobs available to commerce students after class XII. A variety
competitions including lawyer up, stock market, Presidential election, Treasure hunt, Start – up
stratergy were held. A bazaar was set up by the students, selling various food items to promote
entreprenurship. Students had a better understanding on career opportunities.
Std XII Biology students visited the SRM Engineering college, Genetic department on 21.7.2017.
had an opportunity to isolate DNA from human blood samples. A very encouraging programme for
students to get to learn beyond school knowledge. A wonderful exposure to spend time with the
college students of SRM University who were doing their masters. Their experience and knowledge
an eye opener. Besides their experiment, they spent time in other profound labs of the
and got to know the wide availability of fields in research. ‘SIMULATION’, a favourite concept
shown using super computers.
Paryatan Parv Heritage
To celebrate the spirit of tourism and to motivate people to participate in activities show
the tourism of Incredible India. Government of India has launched the campaign ‘Paryatan Parv’.
In view of the above our school has conducted various activities.
In our school Hindi divas was celebrated on 13th October 2017(Friday) Mr. Uday kumar Meghani.
(Journalism and mass communication) - Hindi Commentator in All India Radio was the Chief Guest
Various competitions were conducted for students of Std I to X and the prizes were distributed
the chief guest.
Two different group songs on patriotism were sung by the students of std VIII. Beautiful Doha’s
recited by Shreyas Vishwanath of Std VII D. A skit was enacted by students of class IX
Chief guest motivated the students through his inspiring speech.
Congratulations to the entire Hindi department teachers and the students.
AT OUR VIDYALAYA
CHIEF GUEST: SHRI. R.L. ARUN PRASAD I.R.S.
Deputy Commissioner of GST
The programme commenced with flag hoisting and was then followed by a spectacular March past by
Troop, Scouts and Guides, RSP and all the four houses of the school.
Students received Cent percent attendance prizes. The skit performed by the students on the
‘VISION 2020’ was thought provoking and gripping for the audience.
World Population Day
World population day was observed on 20th July in our school by enacting a play on population
control organised by the students of class XI –B. The main objective of the programme was to
the various problems faced by over populated countries.
The play started off with the UN secretary formally introducing the delegates of India, China,
Japan, and the USA. The delegates spoke in the same order. The representatives of each country
about the current scenario in their respective countries. As they gave their speeches, the skit
acted out daily life situations in a humorous way. The programme ended with the entire cast and
assembling on stage for the credits.
The young audience was enlightened about the various problems of population. They were educated
about the over population.
The objective of highlighting population problems faced by the world was hence fulfilled. It was
indeed an enlightening enactment by the students of XI- B
Our teachers Mrs. G Latha and Mrs. Subha Sathyan from commerce department also participated in
All the audience were overwhelmed by their participation.
Kudos to all the participants
Geeta Gyana Yagna and Swamini Workshop
Geeta Gyana Yagna
SwaminiSupriyanandaAmma( Acharya Chinmaya Mission, Hongkong) conducted GeetaGyanaYagna on Geeta
Chapter 16 at our Vidyalaya from July 24th 2017 to July 28th 2017. The devotees felt the mind
tamed and tuned towards god.
On 22nd July, a workshop was conducted by Swamini Amma Supriyanandaji on Sishu Vihar and an
orientation program for Sevikas of Sishu Vihar. The program on Shishu Vihar started at 10:30am
a group of 15mothers and 15 kids at the age group of 1 ½ to 2 ½ years. Amma explained the
that academics can be learnt easily, but faith devotion and culture should be inculcated among
kids at a very young age.