St. Ignatius Kannada and English medium schools jointly celebrated their school day on 23rd December 2014. Paul D’Souza, Vice president of land development bank hoisted school flag at 9.30am.

The celebration started at 3.30pm with a prayer song and welcome dance from the children. Jecintha Sequeira, Headmistress of English medium school welcomed the guests and gathering. Fr. Ivan Michael Rodrigues Correspondent and Parish Priest presided over the function. Sr. Grace Lobo, Principal, M.G.S. college, Bondel, Sri P. Girish Kumar, Superintendent fire service, Airport Bajpe, Smt. Cynthia Aranha, Panchayath member, Paladka and Sri Dinesh, Education Co-ordinator were the Chief guests. Sri Denis D’Mello and Sri Vincent Pinto, Vice president and secretaries of the Parish Pastoral Parishad were also present on the dais.

Headmistresses of both schools read their annual reports. Centenary of Kannada medium school was also inaugurated during this function by the guests. Fr. Ivan Michael Rodrigues released school magazine. Prizes were distributed to the children for proficiency, sports and cultural competitions. Cultural programmes followed the stage function. Miss Sangeetha proposed vote of thanks. Sr. Anice and Smt. Victoria Cardoza were the M.C.s of the programme.

Pictures by: Felix D’Souza