The Annual Sports Meet of Sapphire International School was held on 15th February, 2018. The Chief Guest for the mega event was Amol Vinukant Homkar, DIG, South Chotanagpur Range, Jharkhand. We also had with us Col. Vikrant Malhan, Member Secretary, LMC JSSPS as the Guest of Honour.
The other dignitaries present on this special day were, the Chairman, Mr. Rohit Sahu, the Co-chairperson, Ms. Mohita Sahu & the Principal, Mr. Dilip George.
The event formally commenced with a march past by all the four prestigious Houses of the school followed by the school band. Watching the students march in perfect synchronization was a treat to the eye. This was followed by the declaration of the opening of the Meet by releasing balloons and the lighting of the ceremonial sports flame by the esteemed Chief Guest. After this, the school Vice-Captain, Debagni Bera, administered the oath to all the participants, thus instilling a feeling of camaraderie and faith among all.
To enhance the spirit of the Sports Meet the young buds of Sapphire International School showcased their kinesthetic competence in the form of aerobics, yoga, martial arts and pyramid formation.
The sporting events began with the 50 m & 100 m race for the junior and middle school followed by toffee race, balancing race, cotton ball race, etc. for the Happy Feet children. This was followed by events like the 100 m sprint and the 4 X 100 m inter-house relay for the participants from the senior school who exhibited tremendous amount of zeal and courage in the fight to the finish amid cheers from their parents and teachers.
Parents and teachers also exhibited an equal amount of enthusiasm while participating in the various sporting events like balancing race, 50 m sprint & 50 m walking race.
After the completion of the athletic events, the proud winners were honoured by the dignitaries with medals, trophies and certificates. Aquila House was declared the Overall Winner of 2017-18 followed by Orion & Pegasus Houses.
The event formally ended with the declaration of the closure of the meet by the honourable Chairman of the school, Mr. Rohit Sahu.