Kolkata, 17th January 2017 : Citius, Altius, Fortius ( Faster, Higher, Stronger ). These three words perfectly portrayed the sportsmanship with which the children of IVWS participated in the Annual Sports Meet of the Junior Section of the school, held on 17th January 2017, at the Gitanjali Stadium Ground. Indus Valley World School sports meet had all the ingredients of an Olympics because it was entertaining, had the touch of Gymnastics, Yoga, relay, races, hurdles and many other events which held the spectators spell bound.
The programme was initiated by the Thanksgiving Parade where the Toddlers happily marched. It was colourful and exciting as the youngest ones of the IVWS family paraded with dazzling smiles on their faces. The Chief Guest of the morning was Mr. V. Solomon Nesakumar, IPS, Deputy Commissioner of Kolkata Police (Traffic-kolkata ) and he addressed the audience and declared the Sports meet open. The opening ceremony was a fantastic dance presentation by the students of classes III-V.
The Mass drill by the students of class II was colourful and the children moved in perfect harmony. This was followed by several interesting races. From the innovative ‘Colour and Olympic ring’, ‘ The Torch Bearers’, ;Tribute to Olympian Gods’ to the regular Flat Race and the Three Legged Race, the children had a fabulous time. The ‘stay safe’ – self defence drill was one of a kind. The concept was interesting and the children displayed unbelievable prowess and fitness skills. The Dazzling Delight, a drill by the students was a wonderful presentation. The Musical Yoga Display was a remarkable amalgamation of the ancient discipline of yoga and the popular game of football.
The last two events were for the parents to participate. The participants of ‘ Go Daddy Go’ and ‘Mum you are my unbeaten champ’ were happily cheered by all and the children were thrilled to seetheir parents run !
The program came to an end with the teachers, student and the parents rising up to sing the National Anthem. The Principal of IVWS, Mr Joseph Mathew, congratulated the winners and encouraged the other participants to try better the next time. Overall, the expertise and the competency of the children was remarkable and the event was a grand success.
Photographs : Display Photo