Celebrating events and festivals in our school has become an integral part of learning and building a strong cultural belief. These celebrations bring the students closer to each other’s tradition and cultural beliefs and develop respect and understanding for each other’s customs and traditions. To list the events in the chronological order:

Republic Day was celebrated in our school on 26th Jan 2023 in a simple and benefitting manner. The event started with unfurling the flag by the principal – Mrs. B. Latha. This was followed by the national Anthem. The school choir presented a patriotic song. Likitha M of 9th C spoke about the significance of the day in English. A yoga display kept everyone spellbound. It was a spectacular co-ordination of mind and body. Neha Rao of 9th A spoke on the significance of the day in Kannada. Our principal addressed the gathering and advised the children to be responsible citizens by focussing on their rights and duties. She insisted on them to be physically fit and be on a balanced diet. She reminded them to stay focussed and learn to balance ‘fun and play time’ judiciously. The show was compered by Smt. N G Shilpa, English teacher. Sweets were distributed to the students, staff and parents.

Keeping up with the spirit of celebrating the 8th edition of ‘International Yoga Day’ which falls on the summer solstice of 22nd June, our school children too performed yoga with a lot of zeal and enthusiasm.

18 students and 3 teachers were fortunate to perform yoga with our honourable Prime Minister Sri. Narendra Modi in the Mysore palace grounds. It was indeed a memorable moment for all of us.

The students gathered in good number to perform nearly 21 asanas to perfection at the school grounds. The participation was very overwhelming. The programme started with the prayer. Mrs. B Shashikala dwelt on the benefits of yoga and emphasised on the aspect of a healthy body and mind due to yoga.  The need to practice yoga is unquestionable and supremely important. Mrs. Sumathi Kiran compered the show.  The event concluded with Shanti Paat.

World Environment Day was celebrated in the school on 6th June 2022.The programme started with an invocation. Mrs. B Latha, Principal welcomed the Chief Guest, Dr. G Roopa Corporator, Ward No.53, MCC.

The Chief Guest inaugurated the programme by watering the plants. Mrs. M.P Manjula, Science teacher spoke about the significance of the day. She elaborated about this year’s campaign slogan ‘Only one Earth’. She also briefed about the responsibilities of the students in conserving the environment.

Dr.Roopa.G wished the children on the occasion and advised not to use single use plastic. She requested children to educate the parents about segregation of waste at home. She shared a startling comparison about the environment. She said that the number of trees per person in India is 28, where as in other countries it is 422.  She stressed on the role of yoga and pranayama in the maintenance of health.

Mr. Nagendra S L, Vice Principal proposed the Vote of thanks. The programme was compered by Mrs. N T Bhagyalakshmi, English teacher. Students and teachers of IX and X standard took part in the cleanliness drive organised on this occasion and cleaned the streets enthusiastically.  All together it was a programme which created awareness among the students and residents about conservation of environment.

To create awareness about the harmful effects of tobacco and how they can destroy the health of a person, a collage work competition is organised for 9th and 10th standard every year.

The 76th Independence Day was celebrated in the school with an awe of palpable enthusiasm and excitement. This was because the guest of the day was Squadron Leader Prothim Das, an alumnus of our school. Smt. B Latha, Principal, welcomed the gathering and introduced the guest. The charismatic personality unfurled the National flag and National Anthem filled the air with patriotism and pride. Laasya Swamy of X standard spoke on the significance of the day in English and Prathiksha of X standard spoke in Kannada. Teachers too joined in by singing a patriotic song. It was a treat to watch the lezims show and a well co-ordinated hoops show by the students. Certificates and prizes were distributed to the winners of the various competitions conducted on the occasion of Azadi Ka Amruth Mahotsav. The crowd waited with bated breathe to hear the chief guest speak. Squadron Leader Protim Das wished and congratulated the students, spoke about the importance of the day and shared his old memories of school days. He advised the students to work hard, stay focussed, stay committed and to choose a career wisely and not to be scared to take risk. He insisted that students should develop the habit of ‘Never give up’ and stay committed and consistent all the while. He was cheered by students and parents who were present. The programme concluded with the vote of thanks by Druthi of X standard. The show was compered by Smt. Anuradha Singh, Social Science teacher. Sweets were distributed to the students and the staff.

Annual Day 28.12.2022

“Panache in Diversity” was the theme of the 30th Annual Day celebration which concluded on the 28th December ’22. The Guest of Honour, Sri R Raghunandan, Principal and Joint Director, Government College of Teacher Education delivered the valedictory address. He opined  that  the IQ of an Indian was much higher than most of the countries, according to a survey conducted by UNESCO. He also added that discipline and good education are the keys to shape the personality of a student.

The Chief Guest of the occasion, Dr. B S Manjunathswamy, Additional Deputy Commissioner and Additional District Magistrate, firmly believed that the option to select the career should be given to the children and not be forced upon by the parents. To be a good human being, one should learn to accept defeat and grow with failures. This gives strength to face struggles to an individual.

Shri Shankarappa, Director General Administration, Division, JSS Mahavidyapeeta was visibly impressed by the outstanding achievements of the Alumni of the school. He reminded the students that they should be grateful to belong to a prestigious institution like JSS. He emphasized that it must be necessary to be optimistic and create a positive atmosphere at home as well as at the work place.

Greeshma M S welcomed the gathering, Mrs B Latha, Principal read out the School Report. Prathiksha N presented the Co-Scholastic Report and Yashas Nag presented the Sport Report. Purva D proposed the vote of thanks and Laasya, Siyona, Druthi and Sarvesh were the impresarios.

The programme was well received by the receptive audience. The encouragement boosted the moral of all the participants making it a massive success.

Remembering the contributions made by Dr. Radhakrishnan, the day is celebrated with pomp and show. Students take centre stage and keep the teachers entertained by their talent.

Investiture ceremony was held on 15th June 2022 with great enthusiasm. The programme started with an invocation and lighting of the lamp. Mrs. B Latha, Principal welcomed the Chief Guest                 Mr. V J Sajeeth, Superintendent of Police, Anti Corruption Bureau, Mysore. The Chief Guest handed over the capes and flags to the newly elected prefects. Mr. S L Nagendra, Vice Principal administered the oath to the newly elected prefects. The chief Guest advised the children to develop leadership qualities. He guided the students to read literature of great personalities and incorporate their qualities in their life.  He also told the students to be secular in their approach and develop universal brotherhood. He opined that a leader should be hardworking and a role model. Master Sarvesh Kumar, the School Captain proposed the vote of thanks. The Programme was compered by Mrs. Rekha N Urs, Coordinator. The event concluded with the National anthem.

Swamiji’s Jayanthi  and Teachers day was celebrated in our school on 6th September 2022. The programme started with an invocation. The Chief Guest of the event was Sri S.P Manjunath, Secretary – I, JSSMVP. As a curtain raiser, Yogeesha C.M, Kannada Teacher spoke at length about the life and works of Swamiji. This was followed by songs and bhajans by students and teachers. A Skit based on the Suttur Mutt was enacted by the students with enthusiasm. Students performed dance on ‘Guru Parampare’ to perfection. Prizes were distributed to the prize winners of the quiz competition conducted on the ‘Life Works of Sri Rajendra Mahaswamiji’. The Chief Guest, Sri S.P Manjunath dwelt at length about the sacrifice and humbleness of His Holiness. He advised students to learn about the values of life and be morally courageous and ethically true to life. The programme culminated with the vote of thanks by Greeshma of X ‘A’.

The afternoon session was dedicated to the celebration of teachers day. The students of VIII, IX and X took  centre stage and paid their tribute to the teachers in their own special way. The show put up by the children was lovely and very entertaining. The children had also organised a lucky draw and fun games for the teachers. Abhinandana of X A proposed the vote of thanks to draw curtains to the eventful day.

Relationships are based on four principles: Respect, Understanding, Acceptance and Appreciation.”

-Mahatma Gandhi


Gandhi Jayanthi was celebrated in the school on 2nd October 2022 in a simple but befitting manner. The programme started by lighting the lamp and offering flowers to Mahatma Gandhiji’s portrait by our Principal, Smt. B. Latha and Vice-Principal, Sri S L Nagendra and an invocation by Smt. Kathyayini. Smt. Pushpa Rai, Social-Science teacher, spoke on the significance of the day. Teachers sang bhajans with devotion. After the programme sweets were distributed to all the staff members. The whole show was compered by Smt. B Shashikala, English teacher.

Kannada Rajyothsava was celebrated in school on 1st November 2022. The programme started with the state anthem by our school choir. Mrs Kusuma A B (Kannada teacher) welcomed the dignitaries and the gathering. The dignitaries offered flowers to goddess Bhuvaneshwari. Hardik of X B spoke on the significance of the day. To hone the dancing skills of the students an inter house dance competition was organised. Students of all the four houses spread the fragrance of Kannada language with their spectacular dance performance which left the audience spellbound. The chief guest of the event, Dr B N Nandini, Additional SP, addressed the gathering. She focussed on the language culture and tradition. Sri S P Manjunath, Secretary 1, JSS MVP, Mysuru delivered the presidential address. Arundathi J of X C proposed the vote of thanks. Sweets were distributed to the students and all the staff members. The whole show was compered by Mr. G Mahesh (Kannada teacher).

The event generated a sense of pride in the minds of the audience, for being part of a culture that is so rich and vibrant.

Deepavali was celebrated in our school with great fervour on 20-10-2022. Students of nursery section wore ethnic dress and made the celebration vibrant and colourful. Activities related to the festival like – decorating and colouring the picture of lamp were conducted for kindergarten kids. The school wore a festive look with boards and the dais being decorated with traditional ‘thoranas’, lamps and sky lanterns. Our beloved principal and vice principal lighted the lamp as a mark of eliminating darkness. Lord Krishna idol was placed on dais and decorated with flowers and lights. Students got to know the significance of the day. Overall, students and teachers alike enjoyed the celebration.

Children’s day was celebrated in our school on 14th Nov, 2022 with enthusiasm. The event started with an invocation by our school choir. Our principal and vice principal offered flowers to the portrait of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. Mrs Pushpa Rai, Social Science teacher spoke on the significance of the day. To enhance creativity, imagination and build confidence a fancy dress competition was conducted for LKG students. The tiny tots were dressed in various attire and they all looked loveable in their colourful costumes and played their parts confidently. It was a visual treat for the audience. To hone the speaking skills of the students an inter house debate competition was organised  for the topic – Is social media a Boon or a Bane.  Students of 8th, 9th and 10th students expressed their thoughts and opinions confidently. Some argued for the topic and some against the topic. The audience highly appreciated with cheers and claps. Then, the fun games were conducted for the students in their respective classes. Children participated enthusiastically. Prizes and sweets were distributed to the students.

Afternoon session started with the cultural programme by the teachers. Teachers entertained the students with various dances and skits. Children enjoyed to the core. It gave a delightful ending to the evening. The whole show was compered by Mrs. Anuradha Singh, Mrs. Shiny Devaiah & Mrs. Srimathi Sardespande. It was indeed a memorable day for all.