Labour Day Celeberation

The spirit of joie de vivre pervaded in every nook and corner of St Joseph’s Academy
on 1’st May, 14 when the school organised a combined function to celebrate St Joseph’s Day and Labour Day.Labour Day  commonly known as ‘May Day’ is celebrated in the memory of Saint Joseph-a humble carpenter yet a shining example of an exemplary worker. The programme commenced with a short prayer followed by a prayer dance. Thereafter the choir mesmerised the audience  with a mellifluous song coupled with a power point presentation that received accolades from the audience. The students also presented a skit depicting the life and mission of Saint Joseph. The programme continued with the melodious and meaningful song “I am alive “sung by Devika Dhondiyal, Shubangi Singh and Yovna Rai,  the nightingales of S.J.A.Keeping  in mind the school motto”Laborare Est Orare”the students enacted a meaningful Hindi skit illustrating the value of manual labour .Thereafter the committed service  of the ancillary staff was acknowledged and praised through different songs sung by the choir and a power point presentation which included a special tribute to late Mr. Anil Bhatt,  a very diligent ancillary staff whose demise would remain an irreparable loss to the school.The ceremony came to a close with the distribution of gifts to the support staff by Rev.Brother Sebastian -Superior of St Joseph Academy, Bro. Vavier Thoniparra,  Dr. Daljeet kaur – Principal Patrician College of Education and the Principal- Rev.Brother Dennis. Speaking on the occasion, Rev.Brother Sebastian also brought out the importance of the day .
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