KOLKATA: Swarnim International School hosted its annual day on March 16 at Jai Hind Auditorium. Alokananda Roy, renowned danseuse and social worker and Rashid Munir Khan, IPS superintendent of police, Baruipur were the guests. Both of them extolled the vision of the school in instilling 21 st century skills in students and embedding internationalism in their curricula.
The school’s year-round activities and events were highlighted before the awards ceremony. The Founder Chairman of the School, H.P. Budhia congratulated the teachers and students for winning the International School Award from the British Council.
Rashid Munir Khan mentioned that discipline begins at home, school adds to it. He also mentioned that teachers should be revered and respected because they are the ones who instill good values in children. Alokananda Roy entreated that we should let children follow their passion and dreams.
The guests presented certificates of appreciation to students for outstanding performances in academics as well as co-curricular activities.
The cultural program saw all the students of the school from Playgroup to Class V embark on a musical journey titled – “I Can. I Will. It takes one to change the world.The children put up a spirited performance to convey the message that they are ready to walk the path alone even if they have no one walking with them and bring change in not only their lives but the lives of others too. The musical, replete with iconic songs ranging from Tagore’s “Jodi tor daak shune keu na ashe” to Joan Baez singing “We shall overcome” was appreciated by the audience.