Ideal Indian School celebrated its 39th Annual Day recently with vibrant colours and festive cheer, showcasing magnificent cultural performances by students from the Kindergarten, Junior, Girls, and Boys Sections. The event was graced by the presence of the distinguished Chief Guest, School President Dr. Hassan Kunhi M.P, and Guests of Honour: Mr. Sachin Dinkar Shankpal, the First Secretary of the Embassy of India; Mr. Manikantan A P, President of the Indian Cultural Centre; Mr. Deepak Shetty, Vice President of ICBF; Ms. Suma Mahesh Gowda, Head of Cultural Events at ICC; Ms. Sushmita Pattanaik, Member of International Toastmasters; Mr. Anwar Hussain, CEO of Malayalam 98.6 FM; and Principal Mr. Shaik Shamim Saheb, along with the Heads of Sections.
Principal Mr. Shaik Shamim Saheb presented the Annual Report, emphasizing the school’s commitment to setting high standards and goals in academics, sports, events, discipline, leadership, management systems, and more. A minute of silence was observed in honor of those who lost their lives in the war in Palestine.
The Annual Day at Ideal Indian School is an occasion to honor students for their outstanding performance in CBSE examinations each year. Gold and Silver medals were awarded to school rank holders and individual subject toppers in the classes 10 and 12 examinations held in April-March 2023. The school staff, who completed 15, 20, 25, 30, and 35 years of dedicated service to the school, were also felicitated during the occasion. In recognition of their dedication, commitment, and contributions to the school, the school staff were also honored with excellence certificates. The evening drew a large audience of students and parents.
The highlight of the day was the grand cultural display titled ‘An Odyssey to Aspirations,’ featuring around 2000 students from all sections, captivating the audience with a diverse array of performances, including international, folk, western, fusion, and contemporary dances, songs, musical renditions, and multilingual dramas.
The gathering was welcomed by Head Girl Mary Stenicka Fernando, and Head Boy Ahmed Mohammed Faisal extended the vote of thanks. The program was coordinated by Dr. Nazima Bi, Vice Principal of the Girls’ Section, Ms. Shirley De Sales, Headmistress of the KG Section, and Mr. Anvar, Media Coordinator. The formal program was hosted by Ms. Tanu Madhvi, Ms. Sharon, and Ms. Masrath.