Annual Day Speech

977 Words Jan 19th, 2013 4 Pages
A warm welcome to all – board members, colleagues, guests and friends of the school, parents and dear children.

It is indeed a beautiful evening, all soaked in the Pune theme. The decoration outside, the ambience and the Puneri Pathiya . Thank you all for this enthusiasm and ‘spirit of togetherness’. We are at the junction where a chapter closes and a new one begins. It is overwhelming that we now count 7 years from the inception of the school. What a journey it has been – with each year having its own triumphs and struggles and yet unique it many ways.

We grew from - 24 students to 880 and 30 staff members to 120 now and still counting. Next year we have Nursery to Class IX with 983 students as of today.

The year 2010 -
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This gave birth to the ‘Empolyee Excellence Awards’. The award is a visible way acknowledgement and appreciation – I am proud to announce the awardees for this year in various categories (this sounds like some film fare awards)
This in no way undermines the work and effort of the others. It only helps to point out exemplary performance – just that one extra mile. I believe one of the best indication for good work is when children and parents come with a request end of the year (which happens often) that we want the same teacher next year.(recent example). This gesture itself is a reward for a teacher. And for the school, when children continue. It shows ‘all is well” or ‘almost all is well’.

Thank you for your continued trust and faith. Let me now invite our stalwarts Siddesh and Sakshi - school captians for the year 2010 -11 to take us through a visual journey of the year gone by capsuling most events, activities and happenings.

Thank you both. That was great. The highlights of the year all put in a plate. The energy this year was palpable. We set our own standards, strived to reach them and elevated ourselves to higher planes. The learning, the evolving and the effort will never cease.

The year as every other, was exciting, challenging and invigorating. Some days were endless stream of emergencies and urgencies which came unannounced. Each giving scope to learn, question, to reflect
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