40th Inter House Athletics Meet

On 3rd February 2024, Sishya organized its 40th Annual Inter-House Athletics Meet. The four School Houses competed in a fierce but friendly manner for the coveted Sports Shield and March Past Shield.

The meet began with the Chief Guest Maj. Gen. R. Shankaran, MG. MED. HQ Dakshin Bharat Area, being welcomed by the Board of Trustees. This was followed by the march past of the student body led by Tabitha George Vengal, the Head Girl, followed by Bhavesh S K and Amritha Ravishankar, the Games Captains. Then marched in the four houses, led by their House Captains and the School Band. The senior contingents were followed by their junior counterparts. The school ground was decked in the house colours of yellow, blue, red and green.

Once the four houses congregated facing the centre of the field, the school flag was hoisted, the games torch was lit, and the Chief Guest declared the meet open. Rudr Gutgutia of Class 12 was awarded for creating a new Meet Record in Shot – put in ‘A’ Division – Boys. His throw was at a distance of 12.39 m. He broke the previous record (12.21 m) set by Tuhin Menon in 2001.

To commemorate the school’s 40th annual athletics meet the students of classes 6,7 & 8 showcased a fast paced and energetic Zumba routine.

Narmada and Sutlej house tied for the first place followed by Cauvery and Godavari with only a single point difference between them. Cauvery won the Marching Shield for senior boys and tied with Narmada for the Marching Shield for senior girls. The Junior Marching Cup was won by Sutlej. The cup for the Drill was won by Narmada and Godavari took home the shield for the best disciplined house. Ezra Ivan Nargunam of Cauvery and Anahita Gopinath Elias of Godavari were declared the Best Athletes for the year.

The school’s 40th annual meet came to an end amidst the strains of “Drummer’s Delight” and “Abide with Me”. The Inter House Athletics Meet proved to be an outstanding and a memorable event.

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