SANSKRITI Sanskriti 2022 was a huge success with enormous participation from the students. This annual event enables the students to explore the various opportunities available and apply their skill set accordingly. The students were provided an excellent platform to showcase their talents and emerge as confident individuals. Around 19 events were conducted for the students of grades VIII - XII and 2 events for the teaching staff and 1 event for the non teaching staff. Prizes were distributed on the day of Sanskriti event. The rolling trophy was bagged by grade XII.
PRIZE DAYSuccess is no accident but the result of perseverance and hard work. It was this perseverance and hard work that was celebrated and appreciated on the Prize Day ceremony on 8th September, 2021. The school honoured the achievers for their stellar performance in academics. The event went live on You Tube with students, teachers and parents watching the program from the safety of their homes.
Success is no accident but the result of perseverance and hard work. It was this perseverance and hard work that was celebrated and appreciated on the Prize Day ceremony on 8th September, 2021. The school honoured the achievers for their stellar performance in academics. The event went live on You Tube with students, teachers and parents watching the program from the safety of their homes.
KG ANNUAL DAY
The Kindergarten students brought out the ‘Jungle Party” in an exemplary manner on their Day on the 10th of February. All the tiny tots of Vidya Mandir @ Estancia turned into cute animals and danced gracefully.
The vibrant dances were interspersed with short explanations rendered in English, in their own child like form and style, which was taken by audience with a huge applaud.
The adorable welcome team took the hospitality of welcoming the gathering. Our national bird “Peacock” then paraded on the stage and danced rhythmically. The cute baby elephants rolled flawlessly. Our national animal “Tiger” followed and marched into the jungle. While the monkeys hopped around, “Mowgli” had a lovely party with animals.
The butterfly fluttered through the trees and flowers. The howling foxes came up with a vibrant performance next. The little lions had a trip to the jungle on their padded paws. The tiny hippos danced gracefully with their huge heads. The gummy bears bounced and gave a lively dance. The vibrant macaws flew into the jungle took the audience by awe. Tribals of jungle concluded the show with their wonderful performance.
The entire program was a treat to everyone. The bling backdrop of the jungle took all into the realistic journey into the jungle. Out and out, it was a thoroughly enjoyable evening.
PRIMARY ANNUAL DAY
On 11th February 2023 Saturday, the primary school day of VME was celebrated in the school premises. The evening was more colourful with an excellent blend of the music and dance. The countless hours of planning and sustained hardwork of the teachers culminated in this mesmerising show. The children experienced team work amongst their peers and felt proud of what the school ideology is and what it stands for.
The students exhibited amazing talents and left the audience astonished by their performances. Various musical performances, plays and dances were showcased. The programmes were extraordinary and unique in their own way. Yet again, this year, the students of VME have proved to be skilful and that they are the talented gems of our school.
The Annual Sports Day is a gorgeous event at Vidya Mandir Estancia. The 12thAnnual Sports Meet was conducted on 10th August 2022. The students were allotted 4 houses namely Kailash, Kanchenjunga, Nillkant and Nangaparbhat for healthy competition under the effective guidance of our teachers. The students of classes 6 to 12 took part in Inter house matches in the games such as Volleyball, Football and Basketball for boys and Throw ball, Kho-kho and Basketball for girls. Sports teaches development. It helps us learn things such as resilience, leadership, accountability, respect and patience. When it comes to Track and Field events, students participated according to category. Our 4 houses demonstrated the heel March digging their heel to the ground, with toes pointed upwards and arms swinging rhythmically. An energising drill was displayed by our classes 6 to 8 students and set the tone for the rest of the event. The students displayed a Karate display mesmerising the audience with their energetic performances. Kailash emerged as Champions with 293 points. The Nilkant House own the best March Past Shield with 84 points after a tough competition with Nangaparbhat scoring 80 Points.
PROJECT DAY 2022 – 2023
VME’s Project Day 2022-23 ‘Vidya Kriya’ was held on 16th November 2022. The correspondent Mrs. Maya Sivaramakrishnan inaugurated the function. Keeping in tune with the core values of the school, this year’s project day centered around a common theme “Agriculture”. The Project day served as an interactive event for students with quick learning opportunities and approach in propagating knowledge. Students from KG to class 11 were involved in the project work which included charts, static and working models. Teachers guided the students to get an insight on various aspects of agriculture by teaching them about types of plants, cereals, millets, vegetables, fruits and flowers. The students worked on topics like Evolution of Agricultural tools, Different types of farming, Deforestation and conservation, Agro based Industry, Types of soil, AI in farming and Agriculture & biodiversity. It was a hands-on experience for kids on various activities related to the concept. Few students from classes 3-7 performed songs, dance and drama based on the importance of Agriculture. The “VME stall” and “Honesty Shop” which consisted of hand-made products were very attractive and received appreciation. The event provided a platform for the children giving them a head start in their future endeavours.
The highly anticipated carnival of Vidya Mandir Estancia — Vidyutsav — was held on 30 July 2022. There is always an atmosphere of jubilation and excitement whenever the carnival is talked about and the Parent Teachers’ Association lived up to their expectations this time too and sustained the enjoyment. This time, the resplendent event was centred around the theme “Save Soil”. The event commenced with the lighting of the lamp by the Principal, the Vice Principals and the members of the PTA. The day was filled with many enthralling games and events. The buoyant music played throughout the event was surely the cherry on the cake. Scrumptious dishes abounded in the food court, which appealed to food lovers' taste buds. While the day was home to numerous exciting events, the Gaayak singing program surely stole the show as some talented singers got to showcase their invaluable talent.
The exuberance culminated in the grand raffle, where numerous students won exciting prizes including cycles, speakers and many more.
PRIZE DAYA day to celebrate and applaud the high achievers of board going classes.
Vidya Mandir Estancia celebrated its 7th Prize Day on 24th August 2022, to celebrate and acknowledge the academic achievements and proficiency of the students. The Chief Guest Mr.Madhu Raghunanth, Chief Operating Officer for the Dealership Businesses of TVS Division of TVS mobility Pvt, Ltd and Mrs. Maya Sivaramakrishnan, Correspondent, Vidya Mandir Estancia graced the occasion with their presence. School toppers and subject toppers of the AISSCE and AISSE were awarded for their splendid performance. The Best Outgoing Student award was presented to Harshavardhan V.S of the 2021-2022 batch.
INVESTITURE CEREMONY (2023 - 2024)
The Investiture Ceremony for the year 2023 – 24 was held on the 26th of January 2023. The ceremony began with a prayer. The march past performed by the student council 2022 – 23 and 2023 – 24 was spectacular. The new council members were adorned with sashes and badges by the council members’ of 2022 – 23. The new council members conferred their oath along with the Principal. Sricharan Vinoth Kumar SPL 2023 – 24 delivered his acceptance speech in front of the gathering. The Principal appreciated the excellent work of the student council 2022– 23 and distributed the mementos and certificates to them. The ceremony ended with the vote of thanks by the cultural secretary H. Jessica Sharon
An inter class cultural extravaganza, SANSKRITI, where students showcase their talents in various onstage and off stage events.
Sanskriti, the all-time favourite cultural event sprang back this year but online. The Student Council took immense pleasure in hosting the first memorable e-Sanskriti.
This year’s Sanskriti went by the theme, Indian Odyssey. The theme was chosen with the idea to celebrate the 75 weeks to the 75th Independence Day with exciting events. There were nine spectacular events conducted, namely Podcast, Logo Designing, Dudledop, Meme-O-Mania, Nail art, Jewellery making, Pen It Down!, Just Dance and The Voice.
Vidya Mandir Mylapore won the overall rolling trophy for Vidhyuva 2022, the inter-school cultural competition which was held on July 30th, 2022. The theme for this year Vidhyuva was “Tides”. 11 events were conducted enthusiastically with good participation .
INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION - 2022
Celebrations at the High school campus:
Patriotism and pride filled the air as our students gathered at the school premises to pay homage to the national flag on this special occasion.
The event commenced at 08:40 am, with the school prayer by the school’s music team. Subsequently, the Tiranga (tricolour) flag was hoisted by the Principal Ms Sankari Ravi. The cultural events were started by the compering duo Nisiya and Jayadeep of class 12. Aanandhavalli of class 9 delivered a stimulating speech about India’s achievements since Independence. Subsequently, Jayadeep of class 12 enlightened the students about the Flag Code as present in the Indian Constitution. Then came Aruna Mahalakshmi of VII B who sang “Jayathi Bharathamatha” in a beautiful way. Thereupon, Aadhavan of VII B delivered a bold and chauvinistic Tamizh speech. A breath-taking dance performance was given by Poorvika, Harshiniya and Malliha of Class 12. As the Principal said in her eye-opening speech afterwards, it is unequivocal that elders should lead the young and must be respected. She also talked about donating a sapling on any occasion to make the school campus green.
Celebrations at the Primary school campus:
Our school celebrated Independence Day on 15th August 2022 with great joy. The program started at 08:50 am, with the school prayer. Our physical education teacher Mrs. Minu Lakshmi unfurled the flag, and as soon as the flag was hoisted, everyone sang the national anthem. Our vice principal explicated about the national flag and gave a patriotic speech to the students.
The cultural events were presented by the students. The grade (I-II) students dressed up like the freedom fighters and they spoke about the freedom fighters. The grade (III) students sang patriotic songs in Hindi. The grade (IV-V) students gave an informative speech about the Independence Day in English and Hindi. Finally the program ended with vibrant dance performance by the grade (IV) students.
REPUBLIC DAY CELEBRATION - 2022
The 73rd Republic Day was celebrated at Vidya Mandir Estancia with patriotic fervour and gaiety. The Principal Ms. Sankari Ravi unfurled the National Flag and patriotic songs and dances were presented by the students to mark the occasion. Kindly click here to watch the programme.
INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION -2021
We celebrated the 75th Independence day on 15th August 2021. Our respected Principal, Smt. Sankari Ravi, hoisted the National flag in the school campus. It was followed by virtual cultural programmes that included patriotic dances, songs and speeches by the students.
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REPUBLIC DAY CELEBRATION -2021
The 72nd Republic day (26.01.2021) was celebrated with great fervour and enthusiasm. Our respected principal Mrs. Sankari Ravi unfurled the National flag in the school campus. It was followed by cultural programmes that included patriotic songs, dances and speeches presented by the students virtually. Click here to view the programme.