The Annual Sports Meet of Sapphire International School was held on 15th February, 2018. The Chief Guest for the mega event was Mr. Amol Vinukant Homkar, DIG, South Chotanagpur Range, Jharkhand. We also had with us Capt. 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 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 declaring the Meet Open by releasing balloons and the lighting of the ceremonial torch, by the esteemed Chief Guest. 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 students 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 races 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 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 by declaring the meet closed, by the honourable Chairman of the school, Mr. Rohit Sahu.