Udupi, Sep 15: 'Grandparents are a little bit parents, a little bit teachers and a little bit best friends'. Grandparents are a family’s greatest treasure, the tradition keepers, Strong foundation, and founders of loving legacy. Through their special love and care, they keep a family close at heart. To respect and honour them St Mary’s Kindergarten students celebrated Grandparents’ Day on September 13 in Mother Theresa Hall. The grandparents of Kindergarten enthusiastically gathered for this celebration. Kindergarten students had performed the activities like prayer song, welcome dance, action song, dance, etc. The eldest couple Lawrence Noronha and Lilly Noronha were the guests of honour for the day. One among the grandparent Helen Sumitra had expressed her views about the intimate bond between grandparent and grandchild.
Correspondent Fr Charles Menezes and principal Fr Johnson Sequeira expressed their good wishes to all the grandparents. The fun filled games were conducted by Dapsy Vaz added more joy to the occasion. Rajashree Nayak, Kindergarten coordinator introduced the guests to the audience. Ashwini Fernandes anchored the programme. Ruhan Neal Corda of U KG-A welcomed the gathering. Takshvi S Puthran of U KG-B proposed the vote of thanks. Adithya Rajith of U KG-C and Angelyssa Noronha of U KG-D expressed their feelings about grandparents. Sannidhi Kamath, Mohammad Arzaan, Kezia Ivanna and Viyansh H Suvarna of L KG had imitated their grandparents. The event was well organized by the vice principal Rita Quadros.
The memento was given as a token of love to the grandparents. The programme came to an end with the National anthem followed by the group photographs and refreshments.