ANNUAL DAY REPORT
The Devi Academy Senior Secondary School Valasaravakkam Celebrated their Thirty First (31st) Annual Day on 7th July 2019 at Kamarajar Arangam. Mr. Anil Srinivasan, MBA, PhD founder - Rhapsody Music Foundation was the chief guest. The theme of the Annual Day celebration was Indigenous Languages in keeping with the United Nation's declaration that the year 2019 will be observed as the International year of Indigenous languages.
The Correspondent of the school Mrs. R. Jeyalekshmy honoured the chief guest with a memento and the permanent trustee Mr. R. Vasudevan presented the bouquet. Mrs. Deepa Sriram, Permanent Trustee presented the welcome address and introduced the chief guest. She also highlighted the new infrastructural features that have been installed in the school in the academic session 2018-19.
The principal Mrs. K.C. Umamaheswari presented the Annual report of the school 2018-19, which mirrored the academic and co-curricular achievements of the students illuminated by the National level rank holders in the IIT JEE and the cent percent success of NEET students besides the toppers in various disciplines in the AISSCE and AISSE exams 2018-19. Prizes and Certificates were distributed by the chief guest and the dignitaries to the toppers and rank holders.
Mrs. Rama Vasudevan, member of the school managing committee presented the profiles of the Teaching and Non – teaching staff members who had completed 10 & 20 years of service and were honoured by our Correspondent. The Vice Principal Mrs. Rajani Venkatesan proposed the vote of thanks.
The Cultural show BASHA SANGAMAM was a colourful extravaganza bringing on stage the literary luminaries of various major indigenous languages around the world from Veda Vyasa, Valmiki, Avvaiyar, Kabir, Kalidas, Chaucer, Wordsworth and so on. The presentation showcased the beauty and wealth of the languages through variety of performances like dance, music and plays. Students sang medley with lyrics of various Indian languages. Primary and secondary students danced to the tunes of songs from both Indian and Foreign languages. Skits preceded by tableaus highlighting the significance of selected Ancient Indian and foreign languages and literary scholars and their achievements were presented. To name some languages Sanskrit, Tamil, Hindi, Malayalam Telugu, Kannada, English, French, Spanish, German etc. Macbeth presented by students had a pleasant surprise twist in the end wherein the protagonist and Lady Macbeth undergoes a transformation and seeks pardon and salvation for their crime.
It was Infotainment unlimited till the programme came to an end with the National Anthem.