Partenza, the farewell function of the outgoing students of Class XII of SPIS was effectuated on 23rd February, 2018 in the school auditorium. The programmes were hosted by the students of Class XI.
Partenza, the farewell function of the outgoing students of Class XII of SPIS was effectuated on 23rd February, 2018 in the school auditorium. The programmes were hosted by the students of Class XI. The programmes commenced with a procession at the entrance by the Class XII students and the teachers at the end of which they let go off hydrogen balloons which was a symbol of their debouch into the outer world. The invocation by Kumari Akshatha, Kumari Vaibhavi and Kumari Helen mobilized the farewell function.
The gregarious outgoing students were given a cordial welcome through a dance by the students of Class XI followed by the welcome speech by Master Gourishankar, the Vice - Captain of SPIS. Partenza was inaugurated by the Director of the school, Rev. Dr. Douglas Pinheiro, Mr. George K V, the Principal, Mr. C C Raphael, the Manager, the Co-ordinator, Ms. Deepa D, Ms. Delphi T V and Ms.Tania Victor, the Class teachers of XII A and B and Kumari Mariam Anna Varghese, the School Captain.
In the inaugural address Rev. Dr. Douglas Pinheiro conveyed his wishes to the outgoing students and expressed that where ever they go and where ever they reach in life they should keep their Paulian spirits high. The Principal, Mr. George K. V addressed the students and advised the students to be positive throughout their life, to become successful, face challenges to be courageous, never give up in any attempt to gain something, and be a very good human being.
The ceremonial tradition of passing the light of wisdom was carried out in a stupendous manner in which the 12th graders received blessings from the entire teaching faculty followed by the Parents, Manager, Principal and the Director who blessed them while passing the candle light to the students.
Kumari Mariam Anna Varghese, the School Captian administered the oath. Rev. Dr. Douglas Pinheiro blessed the outgoing students with a prayer after which the outgoing students transferred their light of wisdom to the 11th graders. The students in unison with one heart and soul sang the Paulian Anthem. Mementos were distributed to the students who were passing out from the school by the Director, Principal, Manager and the Class Teachers of class XII.
Various entertainment programmes were organized for the students which included a music band performance, a fun treat dance, a rock and roll dance with a power point presentation and boisterous games. On the enthralling occasion words of gratitude were extended by Ms. Delphi T V, Class Teacher of XII , Mr. Gopakumar and Mrs. Annamma Viji Varghese, parents of Class XII students, Master Jobin Joy and Kumari Sona Joe, students of Class XII. The programmes wrapped up with the vote of thanks by Kumari Farha of Class XI followed by the National Anthem.