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Four Day Athletic Meet Organized in lieu of Golden Jubilee Celebration
November 19, 2022
Athletic Meet is the showcasing of hard work, perseverance, leadership, winning and sportsman spirit. With this motto, 37th Annual Athletic Meet of Choithram School was inaugurated on November 16, 2022 with great zeal and spirit. As the school is witnessing it’s Golden Jubilee, the excitement and enthusiasm of the athletes was above edge. Dr. Abhik Sikdar, MS, DNS,MNAMS presently working in CHRC and Dr. Shohini Sikdar, Gastrointestinal specialist at CHRC were the chief guest of the ceremony. The athletes of four houses led by flag bearers along with Senior Head Boy, Head Girl and Sports Captains, rendered salute to the guest during their majestic March-past. The Olympic flame held by the ace performers was finally handed over to Dr. Shohini Sikdar who lit the Olympic flame where as Dr. Abhik Sikdar declared the Athletic Meet open. The oath to participate with loyalty and full dedication in the spirit of a true sportsmanship was administered by Senior School Sports Captain Rishita Khabya. Dr. Shohini Sikdar addressed the gathering and conveyed her best wishes to the participants and emphasised that winning is not important, will to participate with true sportsman spirit is what required. Aerobic and dance performances by the students were commendable. Junior events were conducted before the guests followed by crowing the winners. In second half, Junior Head Boy Ruhaan Talreja welcomed the chief guests Mrs. and Mr. Dubey, parents of School Sports Prefect Tanvi Dubey. They felicitated the winners of various events and appreciated the efforts of athletes in setting the new records.
The second day began with a bang i.e. welcome of the chief guests Mrs. and Mr. Jain, parents of Daksh Jain followed by the events like sprint, relay and hurdle race by toddlers of grade 1 and 2. Sports prefect Tanvi Dubey concluded the event by proposing vote of thanks.The participation of the studentswas praiseworthy.
On Day 3 of Annual Athletic Meet , Choithram School ground echoed with cheerful voices of the spectators and participants. The guest of honour of the day were Mr. Vinod Pardeshi and Mrs. Preeti Pardeshi , the parents of Table Tennis prodigy- Pavi Pardeshi. The guest witnessed the exciting track and field events and gave away the medals and certificates to the winners of different sports category. The events viz. sprint races, relay, high jump and shotput were witnessed by the students of four houses. The compering team as well as the commentators did not miss out any moment to gear up the participants. The wave of excitement coupled with anxiety and nervousness grew as the event proceeded. Presence of Alumni from 2004 batch added to the fervor of Golden Jubilee celebration. The smile on the faces of the winners, disappointment of the ones who could not win, tussle on the track, track umpires’ vigilance, marshals’ spirit to control the crowd, photographers’ keenness to click the moments, proud mentors giving away the prizes, artistic students writing the certificates in beautiful calligraphy, sports teachers on their toes and few unsung heroes charged for their duties were the momentous moments of the day.
The culmination of the meet took place on November 19, 2022 in the presence of Mr. Shailendra Yadav and Mrs. Archana Yadav along with Mrs. Supriya Supekar, the proud parents of sports sensation Lavanya Yadav, and Rishit Supekar respectively who have to their credits the medals at State and National levels. The school throbbed with array of track and field activities. The four houses battled on the field to grab the championship and best House trophy. Excitement at the long Jump pit and discus field was at its zenith. Medley relays and sprints were the most awaited events of the day where team work paid them well. The chief guests witnessed the retreating March past. The happiness on the faces of medalist was clearly reflected. Mrs. Supriya Supekar in her speech congratulated the winners and expressed the importance of physical fitness, stamina, endurance and dedication needed for the same. The championship in Sub Junior Caregory boys was bagged by Manthan Kag of class VIII- Tagore House whereas in Girls category Anvi Palod of VIII A- Buddha House emerged as the winner. Rishit Supekar of IX B-Buddha House and Tithi Jainkar of IX B Raman House won Championship in Boys and Girls category respectively. The trophy of Best Championship in Senior category Boys was shared between Faizan Khan of class XI F Buddha House and Devesh Ahuja of class XII C Tagore House . Lavanya Yadav of XI D Buddha House repeated her performance and won the Championship in Senior Girls category. The Best House trophy was won by Buddha House where as Tagore House was given the runners up trophy. The Best House trophy in Junior school was bagged by Buddha House whereas Raman House won the shield of 1st runner up. Chief guests Mrs. and Mr .Patidar, parents of Swastik Patidar handed over the trophy to the captains of winner house. The chief guest of the culmination ceremony, Mrs. Supriya Supekar declared the 37th Athletic Meet close. Vote of thanks was proposed by School Sports captain Varad Vyas.
36th Annual Athletic Meet
January 5, 2020
The 36th Annual Athletic Meet of Choithram School,ManikBagh washeld on January 2, 3 and 4, 2020 displaying the qualities of sportsmanship and teamwork of students. The chief guests on the opening ceremony were Mr. Sanjay Lalwani and Ms.Amita Lalwani, parents of Yashraj Lalwani of class XI, last year’s best athlete in the senior category.The guests were welcomed by Samit Tiwari, Head Boy and Sanvi Bindal, Head Girl of junior School.The sprawling playground wore a festive look with colourful flags and well laid tracks.The programme started with a well-coordinated Marchpast by the Senior School Head boy, Head girl, Sports Captains followed by the contingents of four houses viz. Buddha, Gandhi, Tagore and Raman led by their House Sports Captains exhibiting their grit to compete in the highest spirit of games. The athletic meet was declared open by the chief guests followed by lighting of torch- the beacon for the games. The flying start was given to the athletic meet by the torch bearers taking a lap of the ground with the torch and lighting the cauldron of the sports meet. An oath, to ensure fair play and true sportsmanship was administered by the School Sports Captain Mahak Talati.In the post lunch session, Ms. and Mr. Pillai ,parents of Ritika Pillai, last year’s best athlete in the sub-junior category, were the chief guests. They witnessed the track and field events of the students of junior school.
On January 3, 2020,Mr. Shailendra Yadav and Ms. Archana Yadav, parents of Lavanya Yadav of class VIII, last year’s best athlete in the sub-junior cateogry as well as Mr. Bhushan Kanadkar and Ms. Rashmi Kanadkar, parents of Ananya Kanadkar of class VIII, last year’s best athlete in the sub-junior category were invited as the Chief Guests. The winners of the day were felicitated by the guests. The guests were welcomed by the School Sports Captains.
On January 4, 2020, Mr. Nishant Bansal and Ms. Nita Bansal, parents of Hardik Bansal of class IX, last year’s best athlete in the junior categorywere invited as guests to witness the Athletic meet in the first half.The alfresco of Choithram School reverberated with the echoes of applause due to the ebullient and enthusiastic athletes. The commentators with their spontaneous narration added flavour by covering the live action of sporting events.The culmination ceremony was heldon January 4, 2020 wherein the guests Mr.Kasim Ali Patheria and Ms. Rashida Patheria, parents of Afifah Patheria of class XII, last year’s best athlete in the senior girls’ category witnessed the retreating Marchpast followed by the Prize Distribution ceremony.The guests honoured the winners of various events and appreciated the efforts of athletes in setting the new records.
Yashraj Lalwani of Tagore House and Anshima Shrivastava of Buddha House were felicitated with the Best Player award in senior category while Anishka Rajguru of Raman House and Varad Trivedi of Gandhi House received the Best player award in junior category.Lavanya Yadav of Buddha House was crowned the Best Player in sub junior group. Raman House won the Best House trophy in the Junior School as well as Senior School.The Athletic Meet was declared closed by the chief guest by lowering the Olympic flag and handing over the same to the Vice Principal followed by the vote of thanks by School Sports Captain Saksham Agrawal.The event ended with the national anthem.
35th Annual Athletic Meet
January 5, 2019
The 35th Annual Athletic Meet of Choithram School washeld on January 3, 4 and 5, 2019 displaying the qualities of sportsmanship and teamwork of students. The chief guests on the opening ceremony were Mr. Rakesh Thakur and Ms. Anuradha Thakur, parents of Aman Thakur of class XI; last year’s best athlete in the junior category.
The guests were welcomed by Keshav Gupta, Head Boy and Prinjal Jain, Head Girl of Junior School.The sprawling playground wore a festive look with colourful flags and well laid tracks.The programme started with a well-coordinated marchpast led by the Senior School Head Boy, Senior School Head Girl, Senior School Sports Captain followed by the contingents of four houses viz. Buddha, Gandhi, Tagore and Raman exhibiting their grit to compete in the highest spirit of games. The sports meet was declared open by the chief guests by releasing balloons followed by lighting of torch; the beacon for the games. The flying start was given to the athletic meet by the torch bearers taking a lap of the ground with the torch and lighting the cauldron of the sports meet. An oath, to ensure fair play and true sportsmanship was administered by the Senior School Sports Captain Palkesh Patidar.Mr. Thakur in his speech emphasized to participate in sports and games as they inculcate good habits, confidence and discipline in the students. The combination of Chhattisgarhi dance and musical notes served to motivate the participants to give their best in the Athletic Meet.
In the post lunch session, students of Junior School competed in various track and field events with zeal and zest. Mrs. and Mr.Sood, parents of Udit Sood of class IX,last year’s best athlete in the sub-junior category were invited as guests to witness the meet. The guests encouraged the participants and appreciated the winners.Vote of thanks was proposed by Junior School Sports Captain Archisha Sikdar.
The entire atmosphere reverberated with the echoes of applause of the ebullient and enthusiastic athletes. The commentators with their spontaneous narration added flavour by covering the live action of sporting events.The culmination ceremony was heldon January 5, 2019 wherein the chief guests Mrs. and Mr.Khandelwal, parents of Disha Khandelwal of class IX; last year’s best athlete in the junior category witnessed the retreating marchpast followed by the Prize Distribution ceremony.The guests honoured the winners of various events and appreciated the efforts of athletes in setting new records. Adarsh Satwani of Gandhi House, Aman Gangwani and Afifah Patheria of Raman House were declared the individual winners in the Senior category. Disha Khandelwal of Raman House and Yashraj Lalwani of Tagore Housewere the individual winners in junior category.Lavanya Yadav of Buddha House,Rithika Pillaiof Raman House, Ananya Kanadkar of Tagore House and Hardik Bansal of Raman House emerged winners in the sub junior category. Raman House emerged the overall winner in Senior School while Tagore House notched the top spot in the Junior School. The chief guest Ms. Preeti Khandelwal exhorted the students to believe in themselves and be the best in whatever they do.The Athletic Meet was declared closed by the chief guest by lowering the Olympic flag and handing over the same to the School Principal followed by the vote of thanks proposed by School Sports Captain Palkesh Patidar.
34th Annual Athletic Meet of Choithram School, ManikBagh
November 18, 2018
Choithram School, ManikBagh organized its 34th Annual Athletic Meet from November 16, 2018 to November 18, 2018. The first day witnessed zestful performance by athletes of classes I to V of the Junior School. Mrs. Khandelwal and Mr. Khandelwal, parents of Disha Khandelwal, last year’s best athlete in sub junior category were the Chief Guests on day one.The Meet commenced with the unfurling of the National Flag and Olympic Flag by the Chief Guest followed by march past by the four house contingents. Torch Relay was also taken around the field by the athletes who notched awards at the international and national level. School Sports Captain Nandini Papriwal administered the oath to the participants urging them to compete with true sportsman spirit. The Chief Guest ignited the Olympic flame edifying the gathering with his thoughtful words and declared the meet open.
Mrs. Komal Chhabriya& Mr. Sunil Chhabriya, parents of Saloni Chhabriya of class XI,last year’s best athlete in the junior category were the Chief Guests on day two which witnessed participation of students of classes VI to XII of the Senior School. Mrs. and Mr. Kirti Raj Singh Chouhan, parents of Divya Uday Singh Chouhan of class X,recipient of best athlete award in junior boys’ category last year were the Chief Guests on day three.
The culmination ceremony on day three was graced by Mrs. & Mr. Rajesh Papriwal, parents of Nandini Papriwal of class XII, winner of best athlete award in senior girls’ category last year. The guests witnessed the retreating March past and scintillating dance performance. Raman House emerged the overall winner in Senior School while Buddha House bagged the runners up trophy. Buddha House notched the top spot in the Junior School. Nandini Papriwal, Hannah Ochterbeck and Shantanu Shinde were declared the individual winners in the Senior category. In the Junior category the honours were shared by Disha Khandelwaland Aman Thakur. Anishka Rajguru and Udit Sood were the individual winners in the Sub-Juniors category. Mr. Papriwal declared the meet closed by lowering the Olympic and National flags followed by extinguishing of the Olympic flame.The Athletic Meet ended on the note that ‘Sports is all about playing and competing, enjoy it, be positive and try to win.’ Vote of thanks was proposed by Aastha Vijaywargiya, School Head Girl.