TOPIC – “ONAM: THE FESTIVAL OF 3T’S: TASTES, TRADITIONS AND TOGETHERNESS”
“Onam is not just a festival to cherish, but a moment to reincarnate a past of prosperity and goodness.” With this theme in mind, the Class Assembly of IX E and IX F began with a heartfelt morning prayer ‘Achyutam Keshavam’ to invoke goddess Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge and performing arts. The morning prayer was performed by Vineeta, Manya, khushbu, Abia, Vaibhav, Rudransh, Harish, Shivansh, Aviral, M. Manish, Atif, Daksh, Hitakshi, Mansi, Harshita, Agrima, Arnav, Aryan, Ashish, Atharv, Ayush, Diljot, Gurveer, Hanshika, Harsh, Ishaan, Mehana, Mishka, Sarnav, Saiansha, Samriddhi and Vanshika. This was followed by the Vandana dance form – Kaikotti Kali, performed by Shatakshi, Jyoti, Kshirja, Riya, Hanshika and Wageesha. Anasuya and Hargun introduced the topic: Onam, the festival of 3Ts: Tastes, Traditions and Togetherness. Imaad, Abia, Saiansha and Shreshtha shared their thoughts for the day. News headlines were presented by Ansh, Manit, Avika and Pranika followed by a self-composed poetry recited by Vineeta reflecting the dynamism of the festival of Onam. Thereafter, an enthralling skit depicting why Onam is celebrated was presented followed by a live tableau of ten days of Onam celebrations by Praneet, Aditri, Arjun, Swaraj, Aarav, Advait, Akriti, Aryaveer, Adyan, Shatakshi, Riya, Khushbu, Manya, Manav, Vedanth, Reyaansh, Rudransh, Arnav, Aryan, Atharv, Ayush, Diljot, Gurveer, Harsh, Kathith, Krishiv, Mehana, Prakhar, Sharv, Shazaan, Vanshika and Yug. A fusion of western and semi-classical dance was performed on the theme by Hargun, Rudransh Kaushik, Aiesha, Ashvika, Kavin, Pragya and Ritika.The concluding act was a soulful orchestra performance performed by Anasuya, Hargun, Abia, Vineeta, Dhairya, Mohd. Atif, Agrima, Gurveer, Kavin, Kshirja, Mehana, Mishka, Pranika, Ritika, Saiansha, Samanyu, Sarnav and Tanishq. The comperes of the programme were Shashank, Aiesha, Ashvika, Kavin, Mishka, Arnav, Aditya, Aditri, Samanyu, Anasuya, Hargun and Saisha. The folders, cards and the board for the assembly were made by Abia, Akriti, Shatakshi, Hitakshi, Anusha, Riya, Adyan, Ansh, Saisha, Vivek, Ashvika, Kshirja, Pranika, Karan and Mohd. Sameer. A model depicting the Onam celebrations was prepared by Avika, Saisha and Pragya. The digital presentation was made and presented by Anasuya, M. Manish, Aviral, Ishan, Kathith, Krishiv and Myra. The vote of thanks was delivered by the class teachers of 9E and 9F. The assembly was an initiative to spread awareness about the festival of Onam and to embrace its spirit, cherishing the values of togetherness, gratitude and a sense of belonging that it imparts in our society.
23 AUGUST 2023, WEDNESDAY
CLASSES IX E AND IX F
CLASS TEACHERS – MS TRIPTI KAPOOR & MS ADITI UPPAL
HEADMISTRESS – MS RASHMI MALHOTRA
CLASS REPRESENTATIVE – MS PAYAL SACHDEVA
ACTIVITY INCHARGE – MS PREETI PRATIHARI