On the 25th of January St. Columba's school came together and celebrated our 68th Republic Day function.
We took this opportunity to felicitate our retired as well as in service members of our support staff.
All the three wings put up a spectacular show. Our Middle School boys danced at the tune of 'Jai Ho'. We too sang a patriotic song. Our boys played the musical instruments and sang under the guidance of Mr. Sam Mac Donald.
There was an enlightening speech and a poem recited on behalf of the Senior School. The Junior School boys performed a dance and drama to depict the culture of the various states of our country. They were awful and amazing.
It was also a pleasure to hear Shri. Jagdish and Shri. John, singing a patriotic song for our boys as well as for their colleagues.
Br. Miranda, our Principal, the three administrators and a few eminent personalities from the provincial team graced the occasion by handing out tokens to our support staff. It was a wonderful day marked in the history of our 75th jubilee year celebration.
Title : Platinum Jubilee Celebration - Musical Night
St. Columba's school celebrated its Platinum Jubilee with a Musical Night bash on Friday, the 16th of December, 2016. With the promise of excitement and adrenaline rush, the event was one of a kind. The concert was open to everyone including past pupils and students from all Delhi schools. Over 2,600 youngsters descended in the campus that evening.
The school bands Skyline and Hectic from St. Columba's and Amity International School, Mayur Vihar respectively, set the tone for the evening with their outstanding performances. Well-known DJs Bangloud, Mindbass and Doctor Daniel played some electrifying EDM music. Popular Boy-band, PAN!C became instant favourites just after their first song and serenaded the crowd with more hit numbers. Finally, the most awaited DJ for the evening, Candice Redding mesmerised the audience with her scintillating music. The variety of food stalls satiated the hunger of the dancing crowd. With state-of the-art technology and equipment, courtesy Pearl Entertainment, Columba's ground was transformed into the most happening party in town. The brilliant visual graphics by Columbans and support lent by LIMN Entertainment made the experience enthralling.
In the end, the Principal, Br. E.V. Miranda proposed the vote of thanks and invited everyone to the Columban Carnival to be held on the 5th of February, 2017 for more action and enjoyment.
A session in Disaster Management was held in the middle school auditorium on 2nd Sep 2016. It was attended by the teachers of senior, middle, junior school and Principal Br. Miranda.
Mrs. Manju Rawat on behalf of the DM team gave a presentation on how to safeguard our students against Earthquake and Fire.
Br Miranda gave a brief introduction to the need of DM in the beginning which was followed by the presentation. After a brief introduction to Disaster Management and types of disasters, Earthquake and Fire management was discussed in detail.
It included evacuation drills, evacuation plans for each floor and evacuation during exam time.
With regard to fire, the need of fire safety in schools, causes of fire and steps in evacuation process was told.
In the end the presentation came to an end with a brief open forum in which some questions were answered.
Title : Independence Day Celebration (2016 - 2017)
August 15th - Independence Day
Venue : Senior School Ground
The show started by an introduction by the class 12th boys about Independence Day and its significance. It was followed by a patriotic poem written by a senior school boy. Then a speech was delivered which infused the feelings of nationalism in the students.
The National Anthem was sung by all students of junior, Middle and Senior wings.
The junior school portrayed many freedom fighters and how we triumphed and achieved Independence from the British.
Everybody enjoyed the patriotic numbers sung by the Senior school band.
Then came the Finale dance, it showcased the boys dancing to Bollywood hits like 'INDIAWAALE', 'CHUNARIYA' and 'VANDE MATARAM'. The audience got on their feet to cheer for the boys. The show ended by Br. Miranda addressing the school followed by the School Anthem.
St. Columba's School, Ashok Place, New Delhi, held its Platinum Jubilee celebrations, a Docu-operetta, to commemorate the commencement of the 125 years marking the coming of Edmund Rice, the Founder of the School, and the early Christian Brothers to India as educators par excellence. This musical extravaganza was held for four days, from 15th to 18th December, in the School's Edmund Rice Hall (ERH), in a spectacular amalgamation of songs, dances, visuals and enactments, enthralling the audience in all its regalia.
The entire programme was executed under the very able guidance and directorship of Mrs. Patricia Ann Beddoe and Rev. Brother M.R. Beddoe, the Principal, along with the concerted efforts of 1200 students and teachers.