Recent Events

Investiture Ceremony – 4th June, 2018

“Leadership is not a position or a title, it is an action and example”.

Leaders are an integral part of the school. They are the ones who help, support and guide the other students.
The Investiture Ceremony was conducted at the school on the 4th of June. The ceremony was presided by the Director and Principal.

At the start of the ceremony the Director gave a wonderful speech on the meaning and importance of the Investiture Ceremony. Following this, all the Captains, Vice Captains and Prefects including Head Boy and Head Girl were appointed as Leaders for the year 2018–19.

The Director, Mrs. Sonya Chacko pinned the badges on Captains and Vice Captains while the Principal Mrs. Chandra Prabha honored them with sashes. Soon after, they took a solemn oath to lead by example and to take on their responsibilities with dedication. Finally the ceremony ended with the singing of our Karnataka Anthem followed by the National Anthem.

     
 Leaders 2018 - 2019
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Annual Prize Day Ceremony - 28th March, 2018.

The Annual Prize Day ceremony was held on 28th March, 2018.
It is the most awaited event for all our top achievers. It is a day when all the students are awarded for their excellence in academics. It is the recognition of the hard work put in by the students throughout the academic year.

The day began on an auspicious note with a prayer followed by a dance by the girls of Std 5 and 6.
All the students who secured more than 85% marks and above in each subject were awarded with certificates and the students who excelled in more than three subjects were awarded with mementos as well.
A few other areas in which the students were awarded were for Honour Roll, Leadership qualities, and full attendance.
The prizes were handed over to the students by the Director, Principal and Trustee members Mrs Celine Joseph and Mr George Chacko.

     
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Socials Day - 10th February 2018

The Socials Day for the graduated batch of 2018 was held on 10th February, 2018.
It was a day where all the Std 9 students showered their love and affection on their seniors. The programme began with a prayer seeking God’s blessings continued by an inspiring speech from the Director. The day also witnessed some wonderful speeches by the graduated students Varun and Joslin. The juniors added a flavour of entertainment by conducting games like biscuit challenge for boys and bursting the balloon game for girls and they danced to the songs depicting their joyous moments during school life. As a token of love the juniors presented personalised gifts to their seniors. Finally the wonderful day came to an end with a sumptuous meal.

     
Choir Socials Day Celebration Prize Day Celebration Prize Day Celebration
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Graduation Ceremony - 9th February 2018

The Graduation Ceremony for the graduating batch of 2018 was held on 9th February 2018.
It was a very important day for the students and all had to come dressed in suits and sarees. The ceremony began with a solemn slow march by the graduating students onto the stage. This was followed by lighting of the lamp by the Chief Guest and other dignitaries including a parent and teacher. The ceremony included some beautiful songs. There were speeches by the outgoing students as well as their juniors besides those by the Chief Guest, Principal and a parent. Each student was felicitated along with their parents and some of the students received certificates of excellence in various subjects. Finally this memorable occasion ended with class photographs and a hearty meal.

     
Lighting the lamp Choir Dance Receiving the award
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Junior Trip – MG Active Farm

The school had organized a day outing for Std V and VI to MG Active Farm. The students were eagerly waiting for this day to explore and enjoy themselves. The trip was held on 2nd February 2018.

They started their tour by visiting the animal farm where they got an opportunity to feed the cows, goats, pigs, turkeys and so on. They learnt about sericulture, how they breed the silkworms, life cycle of a moth, how silk is extracted and what himsa silk and ahimsa silk are. Then they were enlightened about the germination of seeds, how natural manure is made and why earthworms are called a farmer’s friend.

They also did a farm tour and saw a variety of vegetable and flower plants. The students were then taken for a tractor ride around the farm.

The visit to the farm was a welcome break for the students. The tour ended on a high note of good music and dance. It gave them a unique learning experience to engage with nature and agriculture, value their food and develop respect for the farmers.


     
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Educational Trip

The school had organized a day outing for Std III and IV to Planetarium, Military Memorial and Aquarium. The children were very excited and sang songs in the bus.

A visit to the Bangalore aquarium was first. The students enjoyed seeing the different kinds of exotic fishes in the aquarium.

Next stop was at the Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium. The curious minds of the explorers were fed with lots of interesting facts about ‘Our Universe’ in the sky theatre, a visual delight for about 45mins. The children also explored the play equipments in the science park. After their lunch the students visited the National Military Memorial Park. The children saw the stone memorial of our slain soldiers as well as the large National Flag that flutters high above. They also enjoyed seeing the defense equipments like rockets, tanks, bridges, etc.

Later the children played to their hearts content in the energy park. Exhausted but happy they were back to school by 4:30p.m in the evening.

     
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Science Exhibition

UKG – I Std

The science exhibition for UKG and Std I was held from 29th- 30th Jan, 2018. This event was conducted in order to develop the confidence and public speaking skills of the students.

The topic for UKG was given as “Transportation” and “Fairy Tales” for Std I.

Students of UKG were asked to bring colourful charts depicting their given topic and say a few lines about it.

The Std I students dressed up as their favourite fairy tale characters. Each child had to go up on stage along with their story book and say 5-6 sentences on their respective story books and characters.

Parents were given the opportunity to judge the students based to their confidence and costume.

All the parents were happy with the children’s performance and thanked the teachers for their relentless efforts.

     
The Project Exhibition – UKG The Project Exhibition – Std I The Project Exhibition – Std I
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II – IV Std

The science exhibition for class II –IV std was held from 31st Jan -2nd Feb, 2018. The exhibition was a platform to express students knowledge and creativity.

The topics were Community Places for Std II, The Solar System for Std III and Industries of India for Std IV.

The children made colourful and attractive displays to showcase their topics and explained them to the parents who visited. The parents were very happy to see the creative display by students. Parents were given an opportunity to express their views about each student’s performance through score sheet ratings. Students were later awarded certificates and badges based on their ratings.

     
The Project Exhibition – Std II The Project Exhibition – Std III The Project Exhibition – Std IV
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Christmas Celebration 19th & 20th December, 2017

Christmas celebrations were held for KG – Std. II on 19th Dec. in the school auditorium. The tiny tots put up a Nativity play and sang some lovely Christmas songs. The children were rewarded with a visit by Santa Claus who danced and sang with them. Std III - X had their party on 20th Dec. They presented a modern play about the true meaning of Christmas and sang some beautiful Christmas carols. Every class had a party with their classes decorated. Games were organized by the teachers to make the day even more joyful for the children. The children were delighted to receive presents too.

KG – Std. X Christmas Celebration

     
Junior Choir Junior Choir Nativity play by Junior
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Santa class Senior Choir Christmas Dance by senior students
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Nativity play - Senior Christmas Celebration primery school Christmas Celebration primery school
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Christmas Dance by KG Students Christmas Celebration primery school Christmas Celebration primery school
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Christmas Dance by KG classes
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Junior Michaelites Parents Day – 2nd December 2017

Junior Michaelites Parents Day (Kg – Std. V) was held on 2nd December, 2017. At the star of the programme the Director and Principal addressed the parents. The Director also felicitated three staff members Mrs.Nesamani, Mrs. Stella Mary, Mrs. Anuradha and Mr. Balakrishna for completing 10 years of service in the school this year and also two staff members Mrs. ChandraPrabha and Mrs. Christina Lawrence for completing 20 years of service in the school. Parents being our special guests for the day were treated to a variety of dance, song and solo performances. Every child was given an opportunity to shine in the limelight as it is one of the main principles of the school. Every item gained applause from the audience as a reward for the hard work put forth by the students and teachers. It was fun filled day for everyone.

     
Group Dance by Nursery Arabic Dance by UKG Hindi Garba Dance by Std V Hiranya Kashyapa Performance by Tejas Kiran Kumar Std V
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Kannada Dance by Std I Hindi Dance by Std III Tamil Dance by Std II Group song by Std II
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Group Song by Std IV Fusion Dance by Std IV Sireesha Announcer for Std III
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Children’s Day Celebration – 14th November, 2017

Children’s Day is one of the best days of the year for all Michaelites. Besides no classes or studies, they get to watch or be part of the fancy dress competition and then later watch a series of performances by the teachers!

The children were treated to a variety of dance performances like Semi Classical and Fusion dance (KG & Primary teachers), Kollatam dance & Fusion dance (Higher Primary and High School teachers) and humorous Kannada Skit (Language teachers). Besides this some teachers sang some songs as well. Apart from this Flower Arrangement, and Rangoli competitions were organized.

The day ended with distribution of chocolate bars to everyone.

     
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Kannada Skit Kannada Song- High School Teachers Semi Classical 26 fusion dance KG 26 Primary Teachers
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 Flower Arrangement Competition
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Social Science Week V - IX – 7th – 13th November, 2017

The Social Science week was held from 7th to 13th November, 2017. Indian history from 1500AD to 1947 was the topic for this year’s Social Science Week. Each class focused on particular sub topics : Std. V –The Revolt of 1857 , Std. VI – Mahatma Gandhiji, Std. VII – The Mughal Empire, Std. VIII – The British Rule & Std. IX – Indian Freedom Struggle. Every child took an effort to make charts and neatly write points related to their topic on the charts. Their efforts earned the appreciation of the teachers and parents. Parents were invited to come and see and hear their children speak as well as judge them. The best speakers were rewarded with badges and certificates.

     
Std V - The Revolt of 1857 Std V- The Revolt of 1857 Std VI - Mahatma Gandhiji
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Std VII - The Mughal Empire Std IX - Indian Freedom  Struggle Std IX - Indian Freedom Struggle
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Teachers’ Day Celebration – 5th September 2017

Teachers Day was celebrated on 5th of September. The day was a fun filled one for both the teachers and children. The day began with a celebration by cutting a beautiful cake organized by the Std. X students for the teachers. Personalized cards made by the students of Std. X for every teacher made the teachers feel special. Later the teachers enjoyed watching the Std. IX & X perform several group dances for them. We also had a throw ball match and a volleyball match between the teachers and students. The day ended with a sumptuous lunch for all the teachers.

     
Greeting Card by the students of  Std X Teachers Day Celebration Games for teachers
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Games for teachers Group dance by Std X girls Group dance by Std X girls
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Group dance by Std IX girls. Group dance by Std IX boys
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Junior & Senior Sports – 18th & 19 August, 2017

Junior Sports was held on the 18th August 2017 and the Chief Guest for the event was Ms.Meghana Jagannath (Former Vice Captain of the Indian Netball Team). The novelty races and musical displays by our adorable Junior Michaelites added color and fun to the day.
Mr. Sandeep Michael (Former Indian Hockey Player and present Karnataka State Coach) was the Chief Guest for the Senior Sports Day. The Pyramids and Musical Display Drills were the highlights of the day besides all the races, athletic events and yoga display.
Four schools including ours participated in the inter school Under 16 boys and girls relays. St. Vincent Pallotti School, Clarence High School, St. Charles High School, and SJR Public School took part. Our school team won 1st place in both the boys and girls categories.

     
Opening ceremony The little tiny tops of  Nursery On the run
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All set for their race Finishing first Hoop the ball
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Musical Display Musical Display - UKG KG display Std I
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Musical Display Musical Display March past
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Musical Display - Std IV & V March past (2) High school display
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Musical Display - Std IV & V  Senior choir Senior March past
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Captains - Opening ceremony Track Event - Girls Track Event - Boys
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Independence Day – 15th August, 2017

Independence Day was celebrated on 15th August. After a solemn flag hoisting and singing of the National Anthem, the high school students presented a skit based on religion which was inspiring. The teachers sang an beautiful patriotic song ‘Lanmbhoomi pe jaan lutate hain’. Questions were asked based on the speeches delivered and the winners were rewarded with chocolates. Later sweets were distributed to everyone.

     
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Prayer Service – 2nd July, 2017

On 2nd July, 2017 we had a prayer service for God’s blessings in the new academic year as well as to commemorate our beloved founder Late Mrs. Betsy Chacko’s 16th Death Anniversary. Fr. Gerald Anand was the chief celebrant. He gave an inspiring speech to the students. Mrs. Mary Christina Pinto one of our longer serving staff members shared some of her memories of Mrs. Betsy Chacko. Prayers and hymns by our choir added to the solemnity of the event.

     
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Science Week – 24th June to 30th of June 2017

Science week was held for classes V – IX between 24th to 30th of June, 2017. Every child presented their research and understanding in a particular topic and parents judged their presentation. Each class had different topics based on the body systems such as the Nervous System, Digestive System, Excretory System, Circulatory System and Respiratory System. Besides individual presentations to parents, each class also made a group presentation to the rest of the school after the lunch break. Points given by all the parents were added and those who got a scoring of ‘Excellent’ by about half the parents or more were given badges and certificates.

     
Std V - The Nervous System Std V - The Nervous System Std VI -The Digestive System Std VI -The Digestive System
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Std VII -The Excretory System Std VII -The Excretory System Std VIII -The Circulatory System Std VIII -The Circulatory System
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Std IX -The Respiratory System Std IX -The Respiratory System
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Graduation Ceremony - 23rd February 2017

The Graduation Ceremony of the graduating batch of 2017 was held on 23rd February 2017.It began with a solemn slow march by the graduating students into the auditorium and onto the stage. The opening ceremony included the lighting of the lamp following which the light was then passed on to the students. The graduating batch also sang two beautiful prayer songs before taking their solemn oath. Later each child was felicitated along with their parents and the best students from differnt fields were awarded. The students of Std 9 presented a farewell song that brought a nostalgic note to the event. The class photographs were a fitting end to this beautiful occasion.

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Project Exhibition - 31st Jan 2017 - 4th Feb 2017

The Project Exhibition for 2016-17 was conducted from the 30th January to the 3rd of February. Our little ones of UKG came all dressed up as different' People Who Help Us', and spoke confidently about the profession they were representing. Std I too came on stage and individually explained a festival of India along with their beautifully made charts. Standards II to V presented their projects on Places of Worship, Landforms of India and Architectural Marvels of India with intricate models and charts. Every child was a pleasure to watch and the parents eagerly cheered them on.
All students were rated by the parents and the highest rated students were given red ribbons and certificates while those with a rating that was slightly lower were given blue ribbons.

     
The Project Exhibition UKG The Project Exhibition UKG Social Science Week UKG
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The Project Exhibition Social Science Week Std 4 The Project Exhibition Std 4
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Junior Trip - Wonder La

The school organized a one day outing for Std V and VI to Wonder La. The students were eagerly waiting for this day to enjoy and have fun. The trip was held on
25th of January 2017.

The students enjoyed the dry rides, wave pool, water slides and much more having great fun. They were back to school by 6:30 pm in the evening, after which the parents picked up their children from school.

     
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Club Cabana

The students of Std III and IV were taken for a one day picnic to Club Cabana. The bus ride was a short, fun one for the kids. When they got there they immediately began enjoying the water rides and wave pool. After lunch they enjoyed the dry rides as well. All the kids and teachers had a great time together!

     
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