‘Run for Unity’ on Rashtriya Ekta Diwas (National Unity Day) at Sainik School Kodagu

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To commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the architect of national integration of independent India, ‘Run for Unity’ was organized at Sainik School Kodagu. on 31st October 2023. A unity run was organised at 0600 hr and 553 cadets and 30 staff members participated in the run. Mr B A Rajgolkar, TGT- English briefed the cadets about the life story of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel before the commencement of the run.

During the run, the cadets raised slogans about the unity of our nation. They covered a distance of 3.5 km. After the run, the ‘Unity Pledge’ was administered to all the cadets. The cadets expressed their commitment towards our nation’s unity and integrity.

Sainik School Kodagu Celebrates 77th Independence Day

Sainik School Kodagu celebrated the 77th Independence Day with utmost patriotic fervour and enthusiasm on 15 Aug 2023. The event witnessed the presence of distinguished guests and an array of captivating activities, marking a memorable day in the school's history. The esteemed Chief Guest for the occasion was Air Vice Marshal R V Ramkishore, VSM, LBA Chairman, Sainik School Kodagu. His presence illuminated the event, symbolising the unwavering commitment of the armed forces to the nation's growth and prosperity. Adding to the honour was the attendance of Command Education Officer Group Captain Shakti Kumar, who graced the occasion with her notable presence.
The celebrations commenced with a poignant wreath-laying ceremony at the school’s war memorial by the chief guest paying homage to the gallant souls who laid down their lives for the country's freedom. An elegant march past was put up by the cadets led by the parade commander Cdt Aditya Singh. The disciplined and precision-loaded march past put up by the cadets was also counted for the Inter House Drill Competition.
The crowning moment arrived with the solemn Flag Hoisting, as the tricolour soared high, symbolising the spirit of freedom and unity. This was followed by a captivating Cultural Programme that showcased the talents of the young cadets, reflecting the rich cultural diversity of India.

The event also served as a platform to recognise and honour the dedication and excellence of the school's staff. Mrs Prathibha Kalyani, TGT Hindi, received the Principal’s commendation for her exceptional contributions to the institution's academic prowess and growth. Acknowledging the academic accomplishments, cadets who scored centum in Class X Board Examination, AISSE 2022-23 were felicitated, with their respective subject teachers receiving well-deserved cash awards as a token of appreciation and motivation.
The culmination of the event was marked by the harmonious rendition of the National Anthem, echoing the spirit of patriotism and unity that the day symbolises. The resonance of every voice united in pride and gratitude filled the air, reminding everyone of the sacrifices that paved the way for the nation's independence.
AVM R V Ramkishore, VSM, The LBA Chairman generously contributed ₹3 lakh to Sainik  School Kodagu, further bolstering the institution's resources and demonstrating his commitment to its growth and development. Air Vice Marshal also inaugurated Obavva Enclave, A total of 24 No’s GE quarters, marking a significant expansion of residential facilities at the institution. This development reflects Sainik School Kodagu's dedication to enhancing the living standards of its staff and their families.
In his speech, addressing the cadets and staff, the Chief Guest of the Day highlighted the importance of disciplined life and the opportunities available in the armed forces. In a succinct yet poignant ceremony, Sainik School Kodagu paid homage to the sacrifices of the past, celebrated the achievements of the present, and laid a promising foundation for the future. The 77th Independence Day celebration stood as a testament to the school's unwavering commitment to nurturing disciplined, knowledgeable, and responsible citizens of India. Mrs R Hemabindu, Shri Jagannath, DDPI, Kodagu Dist, Khenpo Karma Tsering and Khenpo Tenzin Yeshi, The Buddhist Scholars from the Monastery, Bylukkuppe, Mrs Priyanka Kannan, Officers posted in the school, NCC PI Staff from 19 Kar Battalion and the school, ANOs, staff and cadets were present on the occasion .


National Reading Day - 19 June 2023

"Books are uniquely portable magic". - Stephen King
The National Reading Day was celebrated at Sainik School Kodagu on 19 June 2033. It is to commemorate the death anniversary of the great persona K M Panicker, who dedicated his life to promoting the culture of reading, that we celebrate National Reading Day. Administrative Officer Wing Commander Prakash Rao inaugurated the function by lighting the lamp. Vice Principal Squadron Leader Manpreet Singh was also present for the event. Miss Midhaa Tahani, an avid reader, aspiring writer, and child prodigy was the guest of the day. 


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The cadets showcased various cultural programmes in front of the August gathering. Storytelling, reading cards, a skit on 'When books speak', song, etc. were held. There was a group discussion by the teachers on the topic 'Why we read and why you should read?' 'The chosen one' where a teacher had to present a book review spontaneously if their name comes up in the lucky draw added beauty to the event. As part of the National Reading Day celebrations 'Best Reader Award' and 'Best Library Notebook Award' were given away to the winners.

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The National Reading Day was a successful event owing to the cooperation and support of all the cadets and teachers. Hopefully, events like this would motivate the cadets to take on reading as a habit.

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