School notes: Judson celebrates 43rd Foundation Day

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SummaryJudson celebrated its 43rd Foundation Day on January 7, 2013, at Judson CBSE, Pradhikaran.

Judson celebrated its 43rd Foundation Day on January 7, 2013, at Judson CBSE, Pradhikaran.

The celebrations began with a Thanksgiving Mass by Rev. Father Santiago. He also inaugurated the newly built Grotto at the school.

A colourful PT display using various props was put up by the students of Class I to IX as part of the celebrations. A Lezim show put up by the students of Class VIII to IX was thoroughly enjoyed by the spectators.

The highlight of the day was the prize distribution ceremony where trophies and certificates were awarded to the winners of inter-house matches held as part of the annual sports in December.

Blue house bagged the Overall Championship trophy for their excellence in sports, while Green house won the study cup for their brilliant academic performance. Founder Principal Dr Freda Moore, Founder Administrator Sir Quentin Moore, Principal Mrs Saldanha and Ashley Moore, General Manager of Judson Group of Schools, gave away the prizes.

Inter-school sports at Judson

On the occasion of the 43rd Foundation Day, Judson hosted inter-school sports competitions on January 8 for schools in PCMC area, at Judson CBSE, Pradhikaran.

Former mayor and PCMC corporator R S Kumar inaugurated the event by lighting the torch. This was followed by a march-past of the four houses — Red, Blue, Yellow and Green.

Students of various schools participated in various events. There were games like bunny hop, marketing, spoon & narble, running etc for age group of 5 to 8 years. For children between 8 and 10 years, there were games like marketing, needle and thread, running, skipping etc. Chief guest R S Kumar, founder principal Dr Freda Moore, founder administrator, Quentin Moore and other dignitaries gave away medals and certificates to the winners.

Rosary students perform for disabled jawans

The Class X students of Rosary School, Viman Nagar, celebrated New Year in a different way. In spite of their busy exam schedule, they took time off to present a programme for the disabled jawans at Paraplegic Rehabilitation Centre (PRC) on January 5. The jawans thoroughly enjoyed the dances of India, skits, and vigorous demonstrations of karate and pyramid formations. At the end of the programme, the students interacted with the jawans and distributed chocolates. This is the second year that Rosary School held a New Year event for PRC.

Principal Electra Menezes plans to continue with this activity every year. “Academics apart, this is the age for them to develop a social

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