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    Vidya Vikas Mandals


    August 2016


    Dear Readers,

    Vidya Vikas provides opportunities for every student to develop their talents and skills through the many programs, activities and events conducted intra-school, inter-school at the taluka, district, state and national level. Our efforts and commitment is directed towards creating, responsible, caring and happy citizens who will make a contribution to society. We thank our School Managing Committee, the Board of Management and our staff for encouraging a holistic education and congratulate all our students for their participation and achievements.

    Sarvadnya Sambari Tania Monteiro & Joble Bijoy Alan Rodrigues Editor Vice Principals Principal

    25th August 2016

    JANMASHTAMI CELEBRATIONS On the occasion of Janmashtami which marks the celebration of the birth of Lord Krishna, was celebrated by the pupils of the Pre-Primary Section of Vidya Vikas Academy with great joy and fervour.

    The life of Lord Krishna was celebrated and his stories were narrated to the children by Mrs. Enny DSouza, Pre-Primary Education Consultant.

    The pupils of the Sr. KG danced to the tune of Go Go Go Govinda. The highlight of the event was the breaking of the Dahi Handi by the students. The assembly was co-ordinated by Tr. Monica.

    August 22, 2016

    ACTIVITY FOR AUGUST CLASSES 9 AND 10 QUIZ TRADITIONS / CUSTOMS / FESTIVALS A quiz was conducted for the students of Classes 9 and 10 on the theme Festivals, Traditions and Customs of India

    A written round was held in their respective classes using the Audio Visual facility. The objective of this activity was to make the children aware of the rich Indian heritage, its culture, traditions and the various festivals celebrated by the people of India. The unity in diversity concept in India was highlighted through this activity.

    Students actively participated in the quiz and the student with the highest score in each class was selected. The names of the students with the highest score was displayed on the display board.

    The activity was a learning experience for the students. Following students scored the highest score : 9A Muskaan Goel, Giles Fernandes

    9B Caelden Rodrigues, Nirnay Soni

    9C Jade Cherian, Simmonee Barretto

    10A Chhavi Soni

    10B Siddhant Desai, R.G. Priyadarshiny

    10C Aaradh Khan

    Staff Co-ordinator : Sarvadnya Sambari




    August 18, 2016


    A special assembly on Raksha Bandhan was conducted by the students of Class 5 on Thursday, 18th August 2016. The assembly highlighted the love and affection shared between a brother and sister. The children presented a dance, recited a poem and spoke about the significance of the festival being celebrated to symbolise a sisters love, and prayers for her brothers well being and brothers life long vow to protect her. The children showcased the brother-sister relationship through a skit. The assembly was co-ordinated by Tr. Sushma Kalghatgi.

    The Pre-Primary also celebrated Raksha Bandhan with a

    special assembly conducted by the children of Jr. Kg. C. The

    kids came dressed in Indian Traditional Clothes. The

    children depicted the importance of this festival by tying the

    Rakhi. The assembly was co-ordinated by Tr. Melbina. The children then sang the song- Raksha Bandhan.

    Both the assemblies concluded with the singing of the national anthem.

    August 15, 2016


    Indias 70th Independence Day was celebrated at Vidya Vikas

    Academy with fervor and was witnessed by the students, staff and

    parents in large numbers.

    Mrs. Archana Verma welcomed the gathering and compered the

    programme. Indias tri-colour flag was unfurled at the hands of Dr.

    Alan Rodrigues, Principal of Vidya Vikas Academy.

    Under the leadership of the

    NCC Officer, Mr. Siddharth Faldesai, the NCC students in attendance

    conducted the Anti-Dowry oath taking ceremony on this occasion.

    This was followed by a short programme a speech in Hindi and the

    singing of a patriotic song by a group of students.

    Winners of SOF and other inter-school competitions were awarded

    trophies and certificates. The programme concluded with the

    singing of the song Vande Mataram by the students of the Sr.

    Secondary section.

    The NCC students also conducted a tree plantation drive in the VVM

    campus. Sweets were distributed to all present.

    Students of the Resource Room celebrated Independence Day by

    making a beautiful poster on the theme Looking towards a

    cleaner and greener INDIA. The poster shows the tri colour in

    the shape of an eye, with the Ashoka Chakra in the center as the


    The students used eco-friendly materials for the poster, like

    green leaves, orange petals. The teachers spoke to the students

    about significance of Independence Day. As they were working,

    they were made aware of the importance of using environment

    friendly material.




    The students of the Primary Sections also conducted various activities

    like the fancy dress, elocution and poster making for students of Class 1

    to 5 on the theme Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan which were displayed on

    the house boards.

    The students of the Secondary Section also participated in the activities

    like quizes and patriotic singing.

    The students of the Pre-Primary section also celebrated Independence Day with a special assembly held on

    12th August 2016. Tr. Marissa co-ordinated the special assembly and explained to the students the

    importance about the Independence Day. On this occasion, tri-colour sandwich making activity was

    conducted by the Pre-Primary students and teachers to give the students a cooking experience.

    August 12, 2016

    INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY International Youth Day (IYD) is an awareness day designated by the United Nations. The purpose of the day is to draw attention to a given set of cultural and legal issues surrounding youth. It is meant as an opportunity for governments and others to draw attention to youth issues worldwide.

    The pupils of Class 10A, conducted a special assembly on International Youth day on 12th of August 2016. The assembly started with a thanks giving prayer. The pupils briefly spoke on the importance of the Youth Day. Students made many inspirational posters and spoke in depth about the bad vices that the youth of today adopt causing them to go astray.

    They concluded the assembly by putting up an impressive and thought provoking skit depicting all that they had spoken about. Staff Co-ordinator: Anju Anand

    August 12, 2016

    LIBRARY DAY BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF LATE S.R. RANGANATHAN To commemorate the Birth Anniversary of Late. Shiyali Ramamitra Ranganathan, father of Library Science, a small programme was organised on 12th August 2016 in the VVA School Library.

    Principal, Alan Rodrigues, garlanded the portrait of Late S.R. Ranganathan, which was followed by the lighting of the traditional lamp by him, the Vice-Principals of the Primary/Secondary Section, Mrs. Tania Monteiro and Sr. Sec. Section, Mrs. Joble Bijoy, the Librarians, Mrs. Archana Pednekar , Ms. Nutan Naik and a few students.

    An exhibition of the latest new editions of books to the Library were displayed to mark the auspicious occasion.

    Principal along with the Librarians also gifted a portrait of Late S.R. Ranganathan to the Librarians of the sister Institutions of VVM namely, Shree Damodar College of Commerce and Economics, G.R. Kare College of Law and RMS Higher Secondary School.




    August 12, 2016

    VVA STUDENTS ATTEND TALK BY WENDELL RODRICKS Wendell Rodricks, Padma Shri Awardee, one of Worlds renowned fashion designer, gave a talk at Gitanjali Gallery, Panaji, hosted by the Goa Management Association on 11th August 2016. He spoke about his career from his modest beginnings, to working a successful career in Hotel management, before finally pursuing his dream of fashion designing and putting India and Goa on the global map of fashion.

    He emphasised the importance of effective time management, delegation and single-minded focus on the task at hand, as also the need for personal time. He spoke about his wide range of interests and his interest in learning new things and keeping himself updated. His candid demeanour and sense of humour endeared him to the audience, whose attention did not wane for a single moment.

    He advised the youth in the audience, to pursue their dreams but he cautioned them to have a grip on reality and to introspect if they had the necessary attributes required for the career of their choice .

    Pershirl Fernandes, Vaughn , Elaine Furtado, Zara Dias and Priyadarshni, students of Class 9 and 10 along with Tr. Hema Cacodcar, Tr. Archana Dias and Tr. Reshma Raikar attended the programme.

    It was an inspirational and entertaining evening for the students and staff of VVA who attended the lecture. Staff Co-ordinator: Mrs. Hema Cacodcar

    August 22, 2016

    SHARING DAY - ACTIVITY FOR STUDENTS OF CLASS 2 Students along with their Class teacher, Mrs. Sunita DSouza of


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