The 14th Annual Day of St. Paul’s International School, Kalamassery was held in the School Auditorium .
The 14th Annual Day of St. Paul’s International School, Kalamassery was held in the School Auditorium . The most striking feature of this Annual Day was the theme 14x14x14=400. It implied remembering 400 years of Shakespeare’s legacy on the 14th Annual Day by exploring 14 themes from 14 sonnets of Shakespeare.
Concentrating on 14 themes from the 14 sonnets of Shakespeare, around 400 students were on the stage to mark the 400th year of the Death Anniversary, of the greatest writer, in the English language. With their colorful performances which included musical concerts, skits, mime, puppet show, dances and fashion shows, themes like procreation, beauty, true love, immortality of art, human emotions like fear of separation, fear of death, reminiscence of the past life, etc were a visual treat to the august gathering.
Eulogizing Shakespeare in his Presidential address, the School Director, Rev. Dr. Douglas Pinheiro, pointed out the impact that Shakespeare brought to the world of literature. He also expressed his gratitude to the patron, His Grace, The Most Rev. Dr. Francis Kallarakal who was to relinquish the office as the Apostolic Administrator of the Archdiocese of Verapoly and patron of the school.
In his inaugural address, the patron, His Grace, The Most Rev. Dr. Francis Kallarakal appreciated the growth of the institution with sincere efforts on the side of teachers and parents. He expressed his greatest desire to see students accomplishing great things in their lives.
The Chief Guest was Prof. (Dr.) Rose Varghese, Vice-Chancellor of National University of Advanced Law Studies, (NUALS), Kalamassery. Mesmerized with the theme of the Annual Day, the Guest remarked that it was beyond anybody’s imagination to witness themes from Sonnets on the stage.
The School Annual Report 2016-17 was presented by the School Principal Dr. Sheela Seth. The pen-picture of all the activities, the achievements of the students, besides the appreciations from the stakeholders prove that St. Paul’s International School is one of the best schools in the district of Ernakulam. School Annual was released. Trophies and medals were awarded to the outstanding students in academics and co-curricular activities.
The Annual Day programme was anchored by Ann Mary Helen of X B, Subham Samant of XI A and Hazel Mary Kampakkaran of XI A. Welcome address was rendered by the School Captain Ms. Vaishnavi G. Rao. Master Adarsh J. proposed vote of thanks.