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Activities - Celebration


Republic Day -24 January 2023

CNIS celebrated India’s 74 th Republic Day with immense zeal and enthusiasm. Republic Day is the day when we honour the Indian constitution. The very constitution that declares India a sovereign, socialist, secular, and democratic republic and assures its citizens justice, equality, and liberty, and endeavours to promote fraternity. With an apt quote in hindi , CNItes remembered the boundless sacrifices made by our national heroes and took the pledge to honour and respect the motherland till the end of times.

Christmas Celebration-23 Dec 2022

Christmas is for joy, for giving and sharing, for laughter, and for coming together with family and friends. It was surely a Christmas to remember at CNIS. The school wore a festive look with bells, streamers, a crib depicting the nativity scene, and a beautifully decorated Christmas tree. The day started with an Interclass Carol Singing Competition. The spirit of Christmas resonated throughout the CNIS family, from decking the halls to the little Rudolfs carolling their hearts out. The spirit of giving and sharing was evident among the CNItes through the gift exchange and a holiday message they wrote for their Christmas friend. The essence of Christmas came alive when Santa Clause himself went into the classes. The boundless joy of celebrating the festival was amply visible on the faces of the children.

Annual Day 2022-9 December 2022

Christ Nagar International School, Kazhakootam, celebrated its 19th Annual Day Celebration, Joyeux Noël 2022, with a unison of dance, music, and drama on December 9, 2022. Rev. Fr. Sebastian Chamathara CMI, Provincial, St. Josephs Province, Trivandrum, presided over the celebration, and the honorees were Dr. Paolo Pacciolla, Associated Professor of Music, Christ University, Bengaluru, and Ms. Luisa Spagna, Instructor of Dance Movement Therapy, Christ University, Bengaluru. Esteemed dignitaries on the dais accompanying the guests were Rev. Fr. Paul Mangad CMI, Manager of the Christ Nagar Group of Schools; Rev. Fr. Tinto Thomas CMI, Vice Principal and Bursar; and Rev. Fr. Thomas Chennattusserry CMI, Principal CNIS. Keeping with the tradition of seeking Almighty’s blessings, the school choir rendered a soulful song followed by a symphony of Christmas carols. The melodious music echoed in the heavenly, star-spangled skies. The School Annual Report for the year 2021 recapitulated all the activities undertaken during the academic session, highlighting the achievements of the school and the students. After the formal welcoming of the guests and the prize distribution of the winners of yearlong programs, the cultural programme started with a theatrical performance of the Shakespearean plays under the title "Shakespeare in Trouble," a play conceptualised by the principal, Rev. Fr. Thomas Chennattusserry CMI. The play was combined with the dance sequences performed by all the classes. Starting from the sweet, innocent chimes of the nursery rhymes, to the depiction of the valiant Mowgli of the Jungle Book, to the rummaging cowboys, to a gripping story of Harry Potter, to a graceful dance of womanhood, and last of all, with the staging of the nativity scene, each and every child’s creative skill was exhibited, and it illuminated the stage in a majestic resplendence. The audience was visibly impressed by the impeccable performances showcased by the students across different classes, and to see the children sway blissfully during their performances truly gave a brighter shade to education, of which CNIS is ever so proud.

Principals Day- 30 November, 2022

Throughout the school year, our beloved Fr. Principal shoulders the commitment to lead the young CNItes to a prosperous future. The support and guidance given to the teachers and staff results in productive learning environments for our children. Fr. Principal often substitutes for teachers when they are on leave, engages the students, and makes the learning process interesting for the youngsters. This is what makes him more than just the head of a school but a true teacher who makes a difference in the lives of students.

Childrens Day-14 November 2022

Books, backpacks, and time tables are an everyday chore for any school-going child, but there comes a day in the year where the kids need not worry about this routine, because this day is all about an open appreciation for just being a child. At CNIS, Children’s Day was celebrated in remembrance of India’s first Prime Minister, Jawahar Lal Nehru. November 14 marks Pandit Nehru’s devotion to welfare, education, and the development of children and young people. The youngest members of the CNIte family, the kindergarteners and first graders, presented an accurate assembly to depict the innocence, smile, and free spirit of children. The resounding joy and bliss on the virtuous faces were indeed a heavenly blessing.

Kerala Piravi-1 November, 2022

Keralas 66th birthday was celebrated joyfully by the energetic tweens of Grade 5. The event started with a wonderful thought, which was followed by prayer. Kerala Piravi was made more enchanting by a variety of colourful programmes staged by the CNItes. There were dance performances, skits, and poetry recitals in Malayalam. Principal Rev. Fr. Thomas Chennattusserry CMI, concluded the assembly with his wise words.

Onappulari-2 September,2022

Onam celebrations were held in a grand and traditional manner in the campus on 2 September. The Chief guest for the event, Ms Mallika Sukumaran, the renowned Cine Artist lit the sacred lamp and wished the students a very happy and prosperous Onam. An enchanting prayer song, captivated the soul of the audience. Our Kindergarten parents took the first Icap in celebrating the festival with their spectacular dance performance. Onam dance, Odakkuzhal (Flute recital), the graceful Thiruvathira by the students and teachers was spell binding.Thanima 2022 Contest was held to declare the Kerala Sreeman and Malayali Manga. Both students and teachers participated with high spirits and joyous feelings. The ever so exciting onam games from Saree draping to Rotti kadi and Vaalu parikkal filled the campus with innocent laughter. Payasam was distributed to all the students and the guests.

Independence Day- 15 August 2022

Christ Nagar International school ceremoniously celebrated the nation’s 75th Independence Day on the 15th of August, . Principal Rev Fr Thomas Chennattusserry CMI and Vice Principal, Rev Fr Tinto Thomas hoisted the Flag at School at 8:45 am which was followed by the melodious echo of the National anthem hinting the solemn pledge that all Indians value and uphold the nations integrity and ethos. The Celebrations concluded with candies and Tricolour Ladoos for all.

Feast Day -2022

July 3 is observed as St Thomas Day across the globe. The special day is dedicated to Saint Thomas, one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus. CNIS Principal , Rev Fr Thomas Chennatusserry CMI celebrates his feast on this auspicious day. Students and Faculty members wished health and happiness to Fr Principal and presented a bouquet of flowers and a handmade card as a mark of appreciation.

Yoga Day Celebration-23 June 2022

Celebrating International Yoga day in the campus, CNIte Steven Thomas enlightened the audience with a speech on the importance of yoga followed by a magnificent yoga performance led by CNItes from all grades.

Gandhi Jayanti

Gandhi Jayanti was celebrated on 2nd October 2021. The students gathered virtually to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi with patriotic fervour. They paid homage to the Father of our Nation through patriotic songs, dance, posters as well as instrumental music.

Independence Day 2021

CNIS proudly celebrated the 75th Independence Day on the 15th of August 2021. The hoisting of the tri-coloured flag, singing of the National Anthem followed by the inspiring speech of the Chief Guest Rev. Fr. Dr. Mathew Thengumpally CMI, marked the celebration of freedom and every CNIte rejoiced in the spirit of independent India.

Onam 2021

CNIS Onam 2021-22 was a different experience altogether. We were privileged to have Prof. Madhusoodanan Nair, a renowned poet as our guest, whose inspiring words enlightened the CNIS family on the true spirit of Onam. Performances depicting Kerala’s unique art forms and customs we highly appreciable.

Principals Day

Principal Rev. Fr.Thomas Chennattusserry CMI prefers to make no noise about his birthday but the staff and the students took time during Open Space on 29 November 2019 to celebrate it with birthday greeting cards. The staff and students made him cut a birthday cake too.  Candies were distributed to all.

Childrens Day Celebration

The teachers blessed the students of the school, on the occasion of Childrens Day, through personally made greeting cards.

A card with the names of all the students of the school was personally made by the school principal making all students feel special.

The littles ones of Grades KG, Grades I & II presented the special assembly delighting everyone with their songs and dances.

CNIte Madhav Murali presenting himself as Chacha Nehru and giving a speech about Chachaji and his vision left the school amazed.



Onam 2019

CNIS conducted its Onam function in great splendour and enthusiasm on 6 September 2019. The school was beautifully decorated and all the CNItes wore their traditional attire. Maveli Thamburaan, enacted by CNIte Merric Prem Antony, was welcomed to the celebration.

Ms. Soumya Sanathanan, an enthusiastic musician, was the chief guest for this special occasion. Along with a lively speech she gave a chenda performance with students clapping to the beat that was fun and a slightly tricky activity.

The fun continued with the‘Malayalimanka - Kerala Sreeman’ competition. The Kaikottu kali by the senior students was graceful. The kindergarten kids too staged a cute Kaikottu kali.

Rest of the day was spent by the students, parents and  staff engaged in different traditional games. Enthusiasm was on all sides, chants of the students added to the fun and Onam happiness was spread everywhere. The celebration tastefully ended with Payasam distribution.

Teachers’ Day Celebration

The wait by the students to do something special for their beloved teachers came to end on the Teachers’ Day which falls on 5 September 2019. They honoured all the teachers in the school with special messages written on cards.

Declamation speech, of personalities like Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Malala Yousafzai, Anne Sullivan, Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein, delivered by the students highlighted the importance of education making the day meaningful.

Students loved to watch their teachers engaged in different games towards end of the day. The teachers equally enjoyed the games which relaxed them.

International Yoga Day

With a performance of Natya Yoga by the students of Grades IV &V, the school celebrated the International Yoga Day on 21 June 2019. Information about the day and the benefits of yoga in the human life was given through a speech by the School Leader Melvin Chacko Dennies.

Later on that day the students who opted for Yoga as their CCA attended a session conducted by Sister Anjali and Sister Athira of Brahmakumaris in collaboration with the Indian Express. The need of positive outlook and meditation was explained by them to the students

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