Chennai Public School Thirumazhisai, celebrated ‘Nishtha’ — Reverence — the 4th Annual Day, at Kamrajar Arangam on recently. Chairman N Devarajan, managing trustees, directors and the Principal welcomed the chief guest, invitees, parents and well-wishers on the evening.
Chief guest Sanjay Pinto, advocate, columnist, author, former resident editor NDTV 24x7, was felicitated by the management on this occasion. With his awe-inspiring anecdotes, he emphasised the need for parents to spend quality time with their children and exhorted teachers to adapt and accept the changing trends in education.
He stressed the importance of struggle and diligence and appealed to parents to let their children strive for intellectual, social and emotional development. He accentuated the need for cross-cultural competency and appreciated the cultural programmes presented by students reflecting the theme Reverence in different forms.
The highlight of the programme was a first-of-its kind innovative venture pioneered by the school — the release of CPS Music Album Musically Yours by the chairman with the first copy presented to the chief guest.
Musically Yours is video album which has been compiled completely by the students. There are a few songs by CPS faculty as well.
The award ceremony displayed the high spirit of achievers with prizes given for general and academic proficiency by the chief guest. Awards were also presented to best teachers at different levels. The awards were sponsored by TI Cycles.
The programme concluded with the singing of the National Anthem.