PONGAL CELEBRATIONS

Pongal is a harvest festival that falls on the 15th of January and goes on until 17th of January. It marks the end of margazhi and the 1st day of Thai. It is also called the Thai Pongal, the winter harvest festival that is celebrated throughout India.

Inauguration of the celebration by lighting the lamp by principal, vice principal high school and primary, manager, kg in-charge and guests. It was then followed by pooja by principal mam. Pongal wishes by 1A student Rashita. Facts of pongal was then told by Samyukta of class 5C. Followed by a discussion on pongal celebration with each other by  4th and 5th students. A Kummi dance performance by class 3 students. A dance performance to celebrate and appreciate farmers by class 4 and 5 students. Followed by a farmer song by class 4 students. Vote of thanks by Varsha from 5C. Last but not least the celebration ended with wishes from principal to all students and teachers.

Pavai Vizha
Vedha Bharathi trust conducted Pavai Vizha. The recitation and singing on Thiruppavai and Thiruvembavai was held,Students from KG to 11 participated. Madhusandhana of class 2 bagged 1st prize, Shreenivedita of class 8 won 2nd prize, Vyasa Achar of class 4 won 3rd prize, Bargavi of class 8 won 3rd prize, Sindhimathini of class 4, Rithuvarshini of class 8 and Sanjay of class 6 got 
consolation prize. Shreenivedita of class 8 - got a special mention on Special Recitation.

Library Week Celebration
​The Library week celebration in VME is an effort to promote the reading habit among the students. Various interesting activities like Colouring, Word search, Identify Characters, Story writing, Quiz in stories,Value Based Story, Book Review, Write A Story Using The Hints, Answer The Questions , Creating Book Marks, Essay on how to write a Sequel, Essays on why should a book be banned were some of the topics. The winners are
Daksika.G - 1D,Pragati.D - 2B, Sai Saathvika.R.K - 3B, Mahadeeya Fatima M - 4A,Shivani B - 5A,M Ramya - 6C, Koushiic Padmanabhan - 7A,Haresh M - 8C, Biancaa R - 9A, Keerthana Kumar -10B,R Sreepriya - 11B and Rithikha V - 12C.

Primary Sports Day

Primary sports day was held at VME, Students from KG to class 5 participated with great zeal. The students displayed a Mexican dance,Chicken dance,Chinese ribbon dance, Karate and Yoga.The individual championship was won by S.V. Avanthika of Class 5C and M.P. Arjun of class 5C. The overall championship trophy was awarded to the Kanchenjunga House.Truly it was a great journey, and in it I met with many, whom to know was to love; but whom never could I see again. It seems to me that a view of the heavenly bodies through a fine telescope

MVM MUN
Maharishi Vidya Mandir School, Avigna Celeste, organized MVM MUN 2018. Two of our students, Avinash Kashyap and Sangamesh S Davey, got the Best Delegate Awards for the UNEP Committee and Lok Sabha Speaker respectively. Sreepriya R, Agasthya and Talia Manoj got the High Commendation Awards for Lok Sabha, UNSC and DISEC respectively. There were many first-timers in this delegation.

ILMUNC

The IVY League Model United Nations Conference, India was hosted by the International Affairs Association of the University of Pennsylvania, at Bangalore. Nine students from our school participated in the IVY MUN. It created a holistic learning experience with leadership forums, global networking events and skill training workshops.

Avvai Vizha Competition

Vedabharati organised AVVAI VIZHA 2018 at Sri Sankara Matriculation Higher Secondary School, East Tambaram. As a part of that recitation and elocution competitions were conducted in Tamil. Students from classes 3 to 8 participated. Saipranesh of 3A, Srivarsha of 4A,Avantika of 5B,Saisatvika of 3B,Sanjith of 6A, Bhargavi of 7A, Mukul Dhaswanth of 8A,Mithun of 7A won prizes.

International Yoga Day

International Yoga Day is celebrated on the 21st of June every year. Yoga is an age-old practice that boosts the physical, mental and spiritual well being. Understanding the need to inculcate the practice of Yoga among the young students, the day was observed at Vidya Mandir@Estancia with fervor. Few students demonstrated some aasanas and performed Surya Namaskar in the School Assembly.

Clubs Inauguration

As a yearly ritual, VME started its activities with great enthusiasm and excitement with its 9th Clubs inauguration. The Chief Guest Mr. B.R.S. Sreenag  - Specialist in Industrial and Architecture Photography addressed the students and presented the Badges to the Presidents and Secretaries of the clubs.

At VME we believe that school clubs play an important role in children’s development because they provide them with opportunities to undertake activities that they might not have access to on a regular basis. Clubs also develop a student's social skills and helps build Team work.

Alumni Association 
INAUGURATION

The air was filled with ecstasy and joy as the VME Alumni association was inaugurated on the 11th of June 2018. 

Mr. M.Kannuswamy, President of the Alumni Association, Vidya Mandir, Mylapore graced the occasion with his presence. 

The spirit of reunion was a delight to behold.

WIMUN-2018

WFUNA International Model United Nations(WIMUN) was conducted in Jaypee Palace, Agra from the 27th to the 30th of April 2018. VME'S delegation contained 8 delegates participating in 5 different committees. Sreepriya. R and Tejas Manoj Thariyan were the elected vice-chairs of the two General Assemblies. Nithinrhaj, the delegate of Jamaica from General Assembly presented a speech regarding his country's stance in the opening plenary. Here's a small video on the WIMUN experience shared by the delegates.

Youth Welfare Club

Pictures showing the Youth club in action collecting relief goods for the victim of Kerala floods 2018.