Mangaluru, Sep 14 : On the 6th of September 2022, Lourdes Central School celebrated Onam with a thematic morning assembly led by the students of Classes 9 to 12. Tanishka Dharmaraj of Class XC was the master of the ceremony. The school choir led us into prayer and the prayer for various intentions led by Sarah of Class XC followed by the thought for the day by Geanne. Anna of Class IXA briefed us on the significance of the joyous occasion of Onam in Malayalam as well as English. It was followed by melodious songs performed by the students of Classes 9 to 12. They performed a mash-up of traditional Onam songs which expressed the beauty of the state and the festival. The center of attraction was the colourful and magnificent Pookkalam at the entrance of the lobby, designed by the students of Classes 9 to 12 under the guidance of Ms Revathi.
The children celebrating their birthdays were wished. Rev Fr Robert D Souza, the Principal, spoke a few words on the joyous occasion and wished all the malayalees a very happy Onam. The assembly concluded with the school anthem.
The entire programme was planned, coordinated and guided by Ms Jayashree.