Guru Purnima 2019
A teacher wears a number of hats. They act as mentors, role models and leaders. Guru Purnima is celebrated in India to pay homage to the many gurus that have lived in the past and the present gurus who inspire young minds.
Students from grades 6 to 8 chose to honour their gurus through the morning assembly.
An apt quote by one of the greatest teachers of all times Socrates was shared.
A skit in Tamil demonstrated why self-study alone may not be enough to gain knowledge. In an entertaining manner, the students showed the importance of the guiding hand of a teacher.
Facts related to celebration of Vyasa Purnima or Guru Purnima were elucidated by a student.
A song honouring teachers and listing their qualities was beautifully rendered by the students.
The assembly was brought to a close seeking the blessings of the gurus.