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International Day for Older Persons Celebrated

Vidya Vikas Academy conducted a special assembly for classes 1 to 4 on 7th October to commemorate International Day for Older Persons. The significance of this day was read out. A skit show cased how apathetic the youth can be. This was followed by a prayer service especially for the Elders.
Our school decided, to celebrate this Day with grandparents of our students, from classes 1 to 4. The Principal Dr. Alan Rodrigues, send out special invites, inviting the paternal and maternal grandparents, of these students. The grandparents were overjoyed and gave an overwhelming response. Hence we celebrated, this special day for two consecutive days – October 10th and 11th. That evening the grandparents were welcomed by our Principal, refreshments like tea and snacks were also served.
The most emotional moment was to see, the grandchildren presenting, handmade cards and flowers. The grandchildren were happy to compere the acts in the show.
It began with a prayer song, later the entertainment programme like skit, dance, poems, mando, golden oldies in English, Portuguese and Konkani were performed. Some students shared their memorable moments. Some spot games were conducted and prizes were awarded. Our students learnt to have, genuine desire to respect and be compassionate towards their grandparents and all Elder’s. Tr. Betsy co-ordinated the programme.

Maths Quiz Held

Maths Quiz was held for classes 1 to 5 on the 17th October 2011 at the V.V.A Hall. The questions were based on the regular syllabus and each round consisted of many activities. There were three groups and each group had five students (one from each division). Group A won the first prize, while group B won the second.


Group A
Ojaswi Phaldessai
Sharlet Chowalloor
Syia Ghodge
Lleyton Colaco
Group B
Om Foldesai
Shadenda Gama
Yagnesh Karwarkar
Angad Nayak
Grazielle Serrao
The Participants enjoyed all the activities conducted and actively took part in them. Tr. Joemila was the co-ordinator.

VVA wishes R.G. Kare on his Birthday

Principal, Vice-Principal, some of the staff members along with some students of Vidya Vikas Academy visited Shri R. G. Kare, President of Vidya Vikas Mandal to wish him on his Birthday, 18th October.The staff members and students presented a bouquet of flowers on behalf of all the staff and students of VVA. The pupils expressed their love, respect and appreciation by presenting a card made by the pupils themselves. Students also sang songs, performed a dance and expressed their joy.

Debates held for Classes 9 and 10

Saturday 15th October witnessed a lively debate between students of Class 10 and 9. The proposition was ‘Sex Education Should Not Be taught in School’.
Class 9 defeated the proposition valiantly but wer out numbered by Class 10. The winning team included Tahira Menezes, Valeska Faleiro, Aaron Alphonsus, Armando Alvares, Sachi Angle, Anjali Mascarenhas, Shorya Chaturvedi, Oliver D’Mello, Candice Rodrigues, Neha Alphonso.
Class 9 A and 9 B were represented by Sagorika Mazumdar, Naitik Jain, Karen Pereira, Savia Gonsalves, Jude Sales, Sarojini Fernandes, Sailee Prabhudesai, Oslen Vaz, Rochwyn Rodrigues, Kelsener Fernandes.

Tr. Andrea judged the merits of their arguments. Tr. Pamela Torcato co-ordinated the event.

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