Festivals And Celebrations
Environment Day Celebration
“Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs but not every man’s greed” - Mahatma Gandhi.
The Mission to safeguard the environment has found a prominent role in the mechanism of various institutions globally. World Environment Day celebrations has become the first celebration of the academic year at CKMNSS. Students get the opportunity to learn about the eco system, its needs & measures to enforce the remedial process. The sapling of the year is planted by the chief guest of the official ceremony. Saplings are distributed to children with the hope that the ‘Go Green’ motto is realized.
This year Dr. C Latha , Dean of COVAS , Mannuthy presided over the function. Emphasis was made on
the ‘Litter Less Campaign’ of the year and students pledged to realize it through the year.
“Reading maketh a full man”- Francis Bacon
Reading week at CKMNSS is a celebration of the enriching contribution made by Sri. P.N. Panicker . Students present book reviews, notable experts of famous writers, declarations and indulge in literacy activities conducted by the English, Hindi, Malayalam & Sanskrit department of the school.
‘The Book That Hooked Me’ was the House wise competition held from 9 th June to 16 th June.
A tree displaying details of books and authors was set at the entrance.
On 13 th June,2018 the school applauded the meritorious students of AISSE and AISSCE 2018 . Dr.Neelakandan P C, Associate Director ,Adi Sankara Institute of Science and Technology,distributed the prizes to students and teachers.
International Yoga Day
International Yoga Day is celebrated with motivating orientation programme for students, parents & teachers.
Different yogic exercises are presented with training sessions by experts for different grade on the same day.
On 21 st June 2018, Mrs. Dhanya, Yoga Trainer demonstrated and helped children with various yogic exercises.
The month of Karkidaka in the Malayalam calendar witnesses the grave want of grain in meeting human needs. It is believed that the reading of the great epic ‘The Ramayana’ appeases the physical and spiritual weaknesses in man. Karkidaka fest in CKM NSS is an effort to reiterate in the student mind the Therapeutic values of the‘Dashapushpam’ and the ‘Medical Soup’. Students present an extract of the Ramayana in the morning assembly which lends an aura of spiritual learning to the institution.
This year’s celebration on 23 rd July was graced by the presence of Dr. Rachithan , Superintendent,
Navarathri celebrations at CKMNSS is the conjoined effort of the Temple of Arts team with the Arts Department of the school. Different classical presentations of dance, instruments & song during these 9 days provide children the ideal podium to showcase their talents.
Christmas: Christmas is a cultural celebration, respected with traditions and practices that are religious and
secular as well. These concepts encourage people from different faiths across the globe to celebrate Christmas.Christmas ushers in an entertaining distraction from the study stress brought by the entire school year. Children feel excited and joyous with the school environment gaining the positive energy of delight and celebration.“Christmas isn’t a season. Its a feeling”, is proved true in all the arrangements and decorations within the campus. Students from different faiths participate in all activities of decoration and festivity and become unified by the bond of love, warmth, cheer and selflessness that binds mankind together. Students also get to experience the joy of giving and sharing things with the less fortunate ones focusing on their need. Santa’s visit, the exchange of gifts,Christmas Carols and the arrangements on the Christmas tree are wonderful, memorable instances for the children.
Onam: is one of biggest and exciting festivals celebrated in Kerala. Being the harvest festival it is a remainder of the prosperous and golden era during the rule of King Mahabali. This is another secular festival of sharing and caring. The high spirit and unity of the students is reflected in the intricately designed floral carpet laid to welcome King Mahabali. The cultural events staged indoor with the Vadamvali and the sharing of payasam spread the grandeur of the festival in school.
Gandhi Jayanthi: a national festival celebrated on 2 nd of October throughout India to mark the birthday of
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, our "Father of the Nation. The school witnesses the official marchpast by
students and the ceremonial function in the front yard of the school. Students participate in power point
presentations, quiz, skits and various competitions that inspire them about the Mahatma’s colossal role in the
Republic Day: a national festival to be remembered as a day when the Indian Constitution came into force on 26th January 1950, completing our country’s transition to become an Independent Republic. It is celebrated by hoisting the tricolor . Various presentations on stage highlighting the function of our constitution are held.
The Independence Day of India, which is celebrated religiously throughout the country on the 15th of
August every year, holds tremendous ground in the list of national days, since it reminds every Indian
about the dawn of a new beginning.The School provides the children ample space to realize the
struggle of our freedom fighters. The ceremonial hoisting of the tricolor with the national songs and
parade is undertaken in the morning. Students get to participate in skits, ppts, quiz, speeches and
various activities that inspire and elevate their thoughts.