Surat : Tapti Valley International School, Surat celebrated its 9th Annual Sports Day 2019-20 by with great zeal and fervor marking respect to the Constitution Of India on 25th and 26th January 2020 for Primary and Secondary sections respectively. The beautiful winter sky added the enthusiasm of the students, staff and parents.

The Primary section event showcased various mesmerizing events like March Past in which students participated in the parade with pride and confidence. To emphasize the benefits of fitness, students performed enchanted coordination by various sports drills. Track events such as 50mt and 100mt races, hurdle races, relay races, fun races, parent race, etc. proved to be very thrilling.

The school Principal Mr. G.R. Sivakumar congratulated all the students on their performances and stressed on the importance of sports in the lives of all.  The Secondary section event was graced by the presence of Mr. Pramod Chaudary, Chairman of the Board of trustees and Mr. Vinod Agarwal, an important member of the board of trustees. The celebrations started with hoisting of the National Flag followed by the National Anthem. The spectators remained spellbound at their seats as the march past began. Synchronizing their steps to the drumbeats played by the school’s band, the sports captain and the head boy and girl lead the school council troop followed by each house troup (Aquila, Emerald, Hector, Leonard) headed by their respective house captains. The Sacred flame of the games was then lit by the torch bearers who were the students who represented the school at state and national level. After declared the meet was declared open and the tricolour balloons were released into the blue sky, the participants reaffirmed their pledge towards maintaining the true spirit of sportsmanship, integrity and fair play in the games. The School Principal, Mr. G. R. Sivakumar addressed the gathering with his powerful words for the Preamble of our Constitution. He also emphasised on every Tapti Valley Student to be a sovereign, socialist, secular and democratic citizen of India.  As the day unfolded, the spectators were a witness to a vibrant display of sports drills.

The parents were then treated to the spectacle of races where students gave their best to outdo each other. Every student was filled with pride to add to the score of their respective house. Prize distribution followed the races where the winners were acknowledged and participants were encouraged. The best House Trophy was bagged by Aquila House.