New No. 2, PADMANABHA NAGAR,
ADYAR, CHENNAI – 600 020
The annual Inter House Athletics Meet was held on 18th February 2012. This year as our school turned 40, the celebrations were even bigger. A new theme song “As Sishya takes us higher” was composed by an ex student of Sishya – Akshaya Sitaraman and this was sung during the opening ceremony on the Sports day. The meet began with the Chief Guest Mr. S.P Sharma, Inspector General releasing the 40th year balloon, which floated above the field during the whole meet.
This was followed by the march past of the athletes led by Prannay Kejriwal,the Head Boy and Krithika Prasad, the Head Girl, and by Sung Woo Kim and Antara Chesetty, the Games Captains. They were followed by the four houses, led by their House Captains and the School Band. The senior contingents were followed by their junior counterparts, led in turn by their Games Captains and Junior House Captains. Once the four houses congregated at the centre of the field, the school flag was hoisted, the games torch was lit, and the Chief Guest declared the meet open. Following this, the House Captains took an oath of sportsmanship in a solemn ceremony.
The majority of the track and field events were held on the 9th, 10th and 11th of February. There was also a race for the Parents and a baton relay of 12 members each between the Sishya athletes and the Sishya Alumni. The athletes gave of their best in these races, showing true skill, grit and determination.
Narmada emerged as the winners followed by Godavari, Sutlej and Cauvery. Sutlej won the Marching Shield for both, the Senior boys and the Senior girls. The Junior Marching Shield was won by Cauvery. The shield for the most disciplined house was won by Narmada.
The 37th Annual Inter House Athletics Meet was held on 9th February 2019. The Chief Guest was Mr. Mohammed Riyaz, Arjuna Award Winner and Former Captain of the Indian Hockey team, who declared the meet open.
The 36th Annual Inter House Athletics Meet was held on 10th February 2018. The Chief Guest was Mr. T.S. Balasubramaniam, DIG (Retd) ICG and Administrative Head of TCS, Siruseri, who declared the meet open.
The 35th Annual Inter House Athletics Meet was held on 4th February 20l7. The Chief Guest was Mr. Hemant Kumar Sinha, IAS, Former Additional Chief Secretary to the Government of Tamil Nadu who declared the meet open.
The 34th Annual Inter House Athletics Meet was held on 27th February 2016. The Chief Guest was Brig (Ms) R. Rajshree, Commandant, MH Chennai who declared the meet open. Five new meet records were set this year.
The 33rd Annual Inter House Athletics Meet was held on 28th February 2015 and began with the Chief Guest Mr. Rajib Kumar Hota, IRS, Commissioner of Income Tax being welcomed by the Board of Trustees.
The 32nd Annual Inter House Athletics Meet was held on 22nd February 2014. The meet began with the Chief Guest Mr. Ashok Thakkar, President of the Tamil Nadu Sailing Association being welcomed by the Board of Trustees.
The Chief Guest of the 31st Annual Inter House Athletics Meet was Mr. Ramesh Krishnan, Junior Singles Wimbledon and French Open Champion in 1979 and former Davis Cup Captain of India, and was held on 23rd February 2013.