The playground of Aakash Public School was filled with the atmosphere of zest, euphoria and frolic on 28th & 29th Nov., 2017 as the school celebrated its “Annual Sports Meet –2017.The Sports Meet commenced by the felicitation of the Chief Guest, Mr. Harinder Kataria, Chairman School & Mrs. Radha Kataria, Director School. This was followed by ‘Lighting of the Lamp’ by the chief guests and the dignitaries thus declaring the sports meet open. The function began with the March past. The flag was hoisted and the oath was administered to participate in the sports day with true sportsman spirit. It was followed by a melodious welcome song & couplets by school music choir. Principal, Mr. Sanjeev Bhardwaj addressed the gathering wherein he emphasized on the importance of sports in the children’s life and the dos and the don’ts in the area of sports. His speech was inspiring and valuable.
On the first day of Sports Meet ,the students from Nursery to Fifth class participated in various races including sack race, relay race, lemon and spoon race, toffee race and balloon race etc. Then the 100 meter race began and the air was filled with cheering and encouragement for the young athletes. They mesmerized the audience with their energetic performances. As the budding athletes of Aakash Public School ran for the finishing line, the school campus reverberated with enthusiastic cheers from the spectators. Many new records were made in 50 meters, 100 meters, 200 meters races. The medals & certificates to winners were given away by Mr. Harinder Kataria, Chairman , Mrs. Radha Kataria, Director and Mr. Sanjeev Bhardwaj, Principal . The merit and participation certificates to the winners were given away by Mrs. Nidhi , Sr.Wing Co-ordinator & Mrs. Seema Verma, Primary Wing Co-ordinator.
On the second day of Sports meet, the students from VI to XII showed their potential in various inter-house competitions like Kho-Kho , Kabaddi, Volley ball, Hand Ball, Tug of War and many more track and field events. Chief Guests and other guests were highly impressed by the performance of the children. They encouraged students to take part in sports whole-heartedly. They were delighted to see that girls are participating in all track and field events. Winner House Trophy went to IMAGINATIVE HOUSE, Runner-Up House Trophy went to CONSTRUCTIVE HOUSE.
The school principal Mr. Sanjeev Bhardwaj applauded the efforts of the students and the teachers for making the event a huge success. The program reached it finale with a vote of thanks and the National Anthem.