Sunday, January 31, 2010
Graduation Ceremony -2010
There are certain events of our lives such as our graduation day or the first day of our job that are very special to all of us. At Inventure, we feel that these important milestones of our lives is cherished and celebrated with joy making it memorable for the rest of our lives. So, the D-Day- 29th January,the Occasion- the Graduation ceremony of our second graduating batch, our 10th graders the batch of 2009/2010.
The day started with a list of things to do.We organised our selves with the stage decoration, which was actually fantastic-- personalised banners with individual graduates names.. how nice.The MC's rehearsed and went over their scripts a number of times.The Grade teacher for the graduating batch,Mrs.Arpita Deb, went over her list a number of times to keep the occasion special,flawless and memorable.And yes!! It was just that.. no... much more than that...
Ishaan and Abhilash-The MC's
At about 3 P.M, we were all set for the show and the graduates started arriving accompanied by thier parents and relatives. The event began with an Invocation dance by Alisha Kalyanpur.This young dancer has performed her Arangetram on the 16th January 2010 and here she led all of us into a trance by her scintillating dance performace of a Ganesh Stuthi,Vaathapi Ganapathi...Nooraine Fazal, the Head of School lit the lamp of Knowledge and inaugurated the auspicious event.
Alisha Kalyanpur-Invocation Dance.
Nooraine Fazal, the Head of School Lighting the lamp of Knowledge.
The graduates arrived at 4 P.M in their mind blowing costumes…. The girls in a light blue crepe sari’s and the guys in their black tuxedoes. The event started with our MC’s Abhilash and Ishaan giving a brief introduction of "what life and graduation is all about and its significance in our lives".
Mrs. Jagriti Prabhukiran
After this the Head of academics for middle and senior section, Mrs. Jagriti Prabhu kiran gave an inspirational speech.She brought out specific points and quotes which touched our heart . Mr Bhargava,Akriti's dad, gave a speech on following your dream and always doing what you like and believe in. He also expressed his strong belief in Inventure's culture and as a student of Inventure his explanation reminded me of our Core purpose -to instil in students the ability and conviction to realise their full potential and excel anywhere in the world. .
The Valedictorian, Akriti Bhargava gave a fantastic speech--in her own style which just fantastic...her memories,her experiences,her thoughts.. just too good.
Ms. Nooraine Fazal, the Head of School was invited to light lamp of knowledge,the flame of which was used by the teachers of the graduating batch to light the individual candles of the students. Marcos and Roshan gave some hilarious comments about the students as each teacher proceeded to light the candle. Mrs. Arpita Deb, grade teacher led the graduation oath. And finally the students were declared Graduates!!
Grade 11 students Asha, Harini & Pushkal gave inspirational speeches to the graduated batch. The choir sang two songs “I will be your friend” and “Aasheein” .Shalaka's vote of thanks was simply superb.She thanked each and every person with a beautiful remark of their contributions.
All in all it was a day to be remembered. Well done Graduates. Keep it up!!!!!
K.N.Harini (Co-curricular Editor)