SINGTAM, DECEMBER 13: Riverine Elementary School, Melatar, Rongli celebrated its 5th annual day with joy and enthusiasm. TT Bhutia, Joint Director, HRDD, Gangtok was the chief guest on the occasion while other distinguished guests included KN Pradhan, AEO Regu BAC, Ganesh Chettri, Headmaster Rongli JHS, members of SMC, guardians and others.
Highlight of the day was the prize distribution to the students that have excelled on different fields, inter-community cultural ramp show by students and skit of save earth. Khusi Gurung, student of class vi was the host of the day.
The day long program started with the welcome speech by Karabi Mondal, teacher of the school. Thereafter, Bikki Rai, Principal of the school read out the annual report of the school. Rai informed the gathered crowd the participation of the school on different activities. Indira Darnal, teacher of the school narrated the future plans for the next session among the guardians. Introduction of abacus and other innovative methods of teaching was informed that would help the students on maths.
Cultural dance was the other highlight of the day. The skit of Save Earth by the students from class UKG till class v was highly appreciated by everyone. The students dressed as trees, flowers, different animals, water had a major impact on the audience.
Speaking on the occasion, TT Bhutia, Joint Director, HRDD, Gangtok praised the efforts of the school in participating at different events over the year and organizing regular teacher- guardian meetings. He spoked about the abacus and encouraged the school staff and the guardian to accept the need of hour. He suggested the school to come up with science club. He further congratulated the school owners, Santosh Pradhan and Sushen Pradhan for providing wonderful environment for the students.
KN Pradhan, AEO, Regu BAC highly appreciated the effort of ‘student host’ in conducting the program in English language. He congratulated the entire team of the school for the beautiful and successful program. Other people to speak on the occasion included Ganesh Chettri, Headmaster Rongli JHS and Bhim Pradhan, SMC member of the school.
Parent amusement program was also organised for the guardians. Dress code for the guardian was announced and the winner of the Most Attractive Male and Female of the day was selected. Prizes were distributed to the students by the Chief Guest and the other distinguished guests. Khusi Gurung, student of class vi was adjudged the student of the year for her all round performance. Prabha Gurung, teacher of the school gave the vote of thanks.