In India, TeachersDay is celebrated on September 5, the birth anniversary of Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan since 1962. Dr Radhakrishnan was a philosopher, scholar, an exemplary teacher, and politician who dedicated his life towards education and shaping up the youth of our country.

Teachers’ Day was celebrated with zeal and zest on 4th September 2018 at Apostolic Carmel ICSE School. There was an unusual excitement in the school atmosphere which was quite contagious.The celebration which was lovingly put together by the children and their parents began at 4.15 pm in the evening in the school hall. The program started by an innovative inauguration of presenting each Teacher with a colorful“World’s Best Teacher – No. 1 Teacher” Sash and was followed by a prayer by the students. The students paid homage to their teachers through their dances, poems and speeches.Students and their parents appreciated the sincere efforts of the teachers in playing a catalytic role in the holistic development of every student.

There was a special celebration for teachers which included games with many spot prizes followed by an evening snack for the teachers and students. An exquisite cake was ordered for the Teachers and the students clapped and sang excitedly for their teachers as they cut the cake with joy and shared it with everyone.

The teachers and sisters were very sporting and danced on the stage with the students thereby making the celebration even more special and memorable. Tokens of gratitude were given to the teachers and administrative staff of the school.

Sr. Thelma addressed the gathering and thanked each one of the students and parents for putting up a phenomenal show. Teacher Vanessa gave the Vote of Thanks. She extolled the role of teachers in a student’s life and much appreciated the efforts put in by the students and parents in organizing the event.

After the celebration, the students and teachers left for their respective classrooms where the celebrations continued. The children were jumping around merrily singing songs, dancing and playing. This very first Teachers Day Celebration at Apostolic Carmel ICSE School will be fondly remembered by one and all for very many years to come. Thank You teachers for being pillars of support and being an indispensable part of the lives of our children. You are the light of the world, touching the lives of our children, opening their minds and hearts, sparking their imagination and giving wings to dreams. God Bless You dear Teachers.