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Vidya  Vikas  Academy  celebrated the 57th Goa Liberation Day on 19th December 2018 with great enthusiasm

The programme was as follows:

Principal Mrs. Joble Bijoy unfurled the National Flag followed by the National Anthem.

Thereafter the Principal addressed the students  emphasizing the importance of  this day and to have feeling of patriotism and gratitude towards our great freedom fighters for their sacrifices which led to the liberation of Goa.

A speech in Konkani was delivered by Miss Ananya  Naik on this occasion.  The pupils sang songs trained by Sir Neil. Staff members Sir Neil, Tr. Tanula and Tr. Vanessa sang a melodious song. A monologue was delivered by Master Shaurya  Shetgaonkar. A Goan  dance called “MARIA PITACHE ” was performed by the students of class 4 with great zeal and energy.

Principal gave away  various certificates  and trophies  to the students won at different  state level competitions and  the trophies and medals won at the NCC Camp  by the  N.C.C. Cadets of  Vidya Vikas Academy.

The Principal  congratulated the prize winners and encouraged the students to participate in many such activities. The programme  was compered by Miss Siya Nayak  of Class 4 A

Tr. Coordinator: Tr. Sharmila Naik


The Pre-Primary sports festival was held on the 15th of December 2018 at VVM’S Campus Margao Goa. The theme for the sports festival was “AT THE BEACH”.

The Chief Guest for the day, Dr. Anthony Lobo Physical Director of St. Joseph High School, Calangute, was welcomed by the students on the field. The Chief Guest then hoisted the flag in the presence of the Principal, Mrs. Joble Bijoy.

The programme commenced with a torch relay and March past followed by a spectacular performance by all the children of the pre-primary section. All the classes showcased various Drills and class wise team races related to the theme, a few to name were the Drill by Jr.Kg classes as “No Tan “, races like “Fun In The Sun”, “Surf Safe” And “Bon Voyage”, using colorful beach gadgets and equipments as props.

There were also 20m, 30m and 40m running races held.The Nursery Tiny Tots performed a dance on a peppy song “Let’s Go Deep” which enthralled the audience.The Sr.Kg children displayed a Drill using Frisbee’s to thrill the spectators with their moves and formations.There was also a “parents game” passing the beach items and there were three winners who won a prize.

The sports festival concluded with Chief Guests Address to the gathering, who appreciated all the students and the teachers and also asked the parents to encourage their children to participate in outdoor games.All the winners were felicitated with certificates and a trophies and each participant was given a prize to keep up the spirit of sportsmanship.

The school flag was lowered and the National Anthem was sung.

Tr Coordinator: Tr. Genesia and Tr. Monica

Human Rights Day – Special Assembly

The Human Rights Special Assembly was conducted on the 10th of December 2018.

The participants for the assembly were class 10 B students who very enthusiastically made posters showing the celebration of the 70th year of Human Rights since its adoption in 1948.

The assembly began with introduction about Human Rights by Aadi Nesarkar. There was message by Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for

Human Rights regarding seventy years of Human Rights played as a video.

The students also sang a song ‘We are the World’ attracting all the students to sing along.

There was a video shown on what do human rights mean, deal with and the need for human rights in today’s world after decades of the World War II.

A quiz was conducted by Amey Karwarker to just get a pulse of student’s understanding of the human rights.

The assembly was concluded by a mash up video containing messages from students of different classes.

Co-ordinater – Tr.Sheetal Kumar


Damodar Higher Secondary School, Comba ,Margao conducted its 13h Annual Science Exhibition With collaboration with Department of Science,Technology and Environment (Government of Goa ) on the 6th and 7th of December 2018 at Babu Naik Hall.

There were four categories A,B,C and D .Four teams of our school participated comprising

Sejal Biradar and Arya Bhagwat of 7C for category A

Punya Walke and Denver Lazaro of 7A for category A and won first prize for their experiment Carbondioxide Cannon.

Esh Prabhu Desai and Om Shet Gaonkar of 9B for category B and won 5th prize for their experiment Water Memory.

Joseph Fernandes and Nihaal Virgincar of 9C for category B and won 3rd prize for their experiment Natural Water Filter.

The participants were appreciated for showing their keen interest in this exhibition  and were awarded with certificates and trophies for the winners that were sponsored by Nitte,Mangalore.

Tr. Shilpa Sukumaran, Tr.Sonali Salunke ,Tr.Afshan Shaikh guided ,co-ordinated and accompanied the students.


Tr. Shilpa Sukumaran, Tr.Sonali Salunke  and Tr.Afshan Shaikh

VIRASAT: Spreading Awareness one step at a time Heritage walk by Vidya Vikas Academy

On occasion of its silver jubilee celebration VVM’s Vidya Vikas Academy organised a heritage walk ‘Virasat: Spreading Awareness, One Step At  A Time’, on Sunday, 2nd December, 2018 from 4.00 pm to 6.00 pm. The aim of the walk was to reconnect the current generation with the history and heritage of Margao City. The walk commenced at the Margao Municipal Building at 4.00 pm and covered a distance of 1.5 kms, unveiling the unheard stories about the eminent Goan personalities such as Luis Menezes Braganza, A. V. Lorenco and others and at places like Aga Khan Garden, Lohia Maidan, Cidas Almas Chapel etc.

Mr. Lynn Barreto Miranda of Goan Shutterbugs, who is passionate about Goan history and heritage was invited to guide the tour. He commented, “It is a good initiative and it’s a pleasure to share the info about Margao’s history and heritage with the next generation.” A total of 64 participants including the Principal, the Vice Principal, the students and the staff members of Vidya Vikas Academy joined the walk. It provided an enriching urban heritage experience to the students and the staff. Anya Gonsalves, a participant shared her experience saying, “It was an amazing little tour and a wonderful way to celebrate the 25th anniversary of a school. It was very informative and a good learning opportunity.” Principal Ms Joble Bijoy also commented that, “Heritage walk ‘Virasat’ created awareness about the rich heritage and history of the places and monuments in the vicinity of Margao Municipality and there is a need  to create awareness of these great heritage sites. “


Ms. Sanjyot Bhembre

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