Indian School Darsait launched CGPA 10 club for the aspiring students of class X and Toppers’ Club for the students who want to be among the topper in Class XII at a solemn function held at the school auditorium on 16 October 2014. The club has been launched with a view to providing quality education, enhancing academic performance and honing the inherent potential of the students of grades X & XII. The club will provide additional academic support with the help of the teachers to the students to excel in the academics. This mentoring system will encourage and motivate them to put in their best to reach the zenith of success and to come out with flying colours in their ensuing final assessment/examination.
The programme started with lighting of lamp by the Chief Guest, Cdr. Mathew Abraham (Retd), Educational Advisor, BoD, Indian Schools in Oman, and Mr. Abdul Rahim Kassim, President, SMC, Dr Amsa Parambil, Vice President, SMC, Dr Sridevi P Thashnath, Principal and other dignitaries. It was followed by the welcome address in which Dr. Sridevi P. Thashnath, Principal gave an introduction of the Clubs with a quote by Sarah Ban “Begin today. Declare out loud to the universe that you are willing to let go off struggle and eager to learn through joy”. She hailed the school management for the initiative taken and support being given for the betterment of school in all aspects. She commended it as a brilliant idea which would definitely take the school to the pinnacle of glory and zenith of success with active involvement of students, teachers and parents.
Launching the club officially, the Chief Guest spoke about the attainment of its goals. He also said, ‘Since it is academically oriented it has an advantage of making it unique. Moreover, with regard to its function, it stands out by making the club members belong to an elite group’. He urged them to work together to turn learning into a joyful experience which would indeed help them excel both individually and as a group.
Dr. Amsa Parambil, Vice President, SMC and Head, Academic Sub Committee, presented the keynote session with an inspiring and interactive talk. He exhorted the students to be ambitious and the architects of their future so that they free themselves from being the prisoners of their false beliefs and thoughts. He focused on how to transcend those limiting notions and how to become aspiring achievers. Besides, he hoped that the members of the club would develop success habits, would take firm determination and muster great courage, to try out the best to craft their future by scripting success stories.
The highlights of the event were pinning badges to the club members by the Chief Guest and other dignitaries and a presentation on the alumni of ISD who have carved a niche for themselves and have climbed the ladder of success in life. The arrays of profiles of those ISDians were received with thunderous applause. The programme also included thoughts and aspirations of the club members and motivating video clippings.
Mr. B. Suresh Kumar, Assistant Vice – Principal, Secondary and Senior Secondary proposed vote of thanks and expressed his deep gratitude to the Chief Guest and other dignitaries for gracing the occasion. He also thanked everyone associated with it for making the function a remarkable success.