INTER HOUSE ANNUAL ATHLETIC MEET-2014.
Though there was a promise of rain in the clouds, Friday the 19th of September 2014 turned out to be bright and sunny. The contingent of the four houses were lined up for the opening march past, and awaited the arrival of our chief guest Rev. Father. Jayakumar, Correspondent , Christus Rex Senior Secondary School, Ooty, to mark the inauguration of the 24th Annual Inter House Athletic meet-2014.
At precisely, 9.30 a m , the chief guest arrived and inspected the guard of honour, after which he was escorted to the dais. This was followed by the torch relay by Students who had brought laurels to themselves and to the School in various sports activities.
The flame of peace of JSS International School, was lit by Darphan, who is an athlete and had brought laurels to himself and the School in the recently concluded athletic meet of the Inter School hosted by the Heads of English Speaking Schools in the Nilgiris at MRC-Wellington.
This in turn was handed over to Shibha, an athlete and a footballer who had then handed over the torch to Tenzing, who had created a new meet record in shot-put in the Inter School Athletic meet having thrown a distance of 13.57 metres. The flame of peace of J S S International school, was then handed over to Md. Refeez who is the Sport’s captain for the academic year 2014-15, as all four proudly carried the torch to light the urn placed at the far end of the ground.
This was followed by the hoisting of the School flag and the flags of the four houses by the captain of the respective houses. The four contingent lined up then began the opening march past and offered their salute to the chief guest who took the salute.
Once the contingents were lined up after the opening march past, the captains marched forward to take the oath administered by the Games captain Md. Reafeez.
Our distinguished chief guest then declared the 24th annual athletic meet of J S S International School, open.
This was followed by the sports events which comprised of the 100 meters dash by all divisions, followed by the 400 meters, and the junior events by the tiny little tots of classes I, II, III & IV which were the frog race, filling the water bottle and rolling the ball, which kept the audience with joy and laughter.
Following tea, the 4 X 100 Meter relay by all divisions of the four houses were welcomed by cheers all around the ground. This was followed by an event for the parents and guests, and a relay by the house teachers.
The School then performed the closing march past, and assembled for the distribution of the awards.
Our distinguished chief guest, Rev.Father. Jayakumar, then gave away the awards to the winners. Prominent amongst the winners were the following:-
The Individual championship among the Sub-junior Boys- Dharpan of Jala House.
The Individual championship among the Sub-Junior Girls- Saniya of Jala House.
The Individual championship among the Junior Boys- Priyanshu of Jala House.
The Individual championship among the Junior Girls- Shiba of Agni House.
The Individual championship among the Inter Boys- Keerthivasan of Agni House.
The Individual championship among the Inter Girls- Lawuvinta of Prithvi House.
The Individual championship among the Senior & Super Senior Boys- Mohan of Prithvi House.
The Individual championship among the Senior & Super Senior Girls- Archana of Jala House.
The award for the best contingent in the marching was bagged by JALA HOUSE.
The Divisional championship among the sub-Junior Boys-JALA HOUSE.
The Divisional championship among the sub-junior Girls-JALA HOUSE.
The Divisional championship among the junior Boys- JALA HOUSE.
The Divisional championship among the junior Girls- AGNI HOUSE.
The Divisional championship among the inter Boys- VAYU HOUSE.
The Divisional championship among the inter Girls- PRITHVI HOUSE.
The Divisionall championship among the senior & super senior Boys- PRITHVI HOUSE.
The Divisional championship among the senior & super senior Girls- JALA HOUSE.
The overall champions for the 24th annual athletic meet of J S S International School- Ooty was bagged by JALA HOUSE with a total of 200 points.
In his address to the audience, our distinguished chief guest Rev.Father. Jayakumar, emphasized the need to excel in the field of sport and games for a healthy and vibrant atmosphere, apart form academics in School.
The morning came to an end with our Physical Education Teacher Mr.Gopinath, proposing a vote of thanks, and the School singing the National Anthem.
Please find a few photographs of the meet.
This is your Warden T G Suri, reporting to you for JSSIS-Ooty.
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