St. Francis School celebrates Parent’s Day
STATE TIMES NEWS
AKHNOOR: St. Francis Higher Secondary School, Akhnoor on Thursday celebrated Parents Day. Former Minister and Congress leader Sham Lal Sharma was the Chief Guest of the occasion.
Stating that over-all development of child is the need of the hour, Sharma said “We have to create conducive atmosphere, which ensures academic as well as extra-curricular excellence among the students.”
“We have to strike a balance in a way that curricular and extra-curricular activities go hand-in-hand and young children enjoy their childhood while studying”, he added.
He asked teachers that while nurturing the students to achieve new highs in science, technology and modern studies, equal attention is paid to outdoor activities like sports, travel, etc which enables physical and mental development of the child. While addressing the function, Sham said that parental engagement in a child’s life in participation with the school and their teachers is essential for growth and development of students as confident, moral and socially aware adults. “Parents and teachers partnership plays a crucial role in shaping the future of students into a well mannered and responsible citizen which needs to be strengthened at all levels” he added.
Sham Sharma emphasised on making the children future ready by providing them with quality education and giving them ample opportunities to excel in field of their choice.
He lauded the performance of the children and appreciated the efforts put in by the teachers and the management.
The students presented their talents with a variety of programmes ranging from exhibition of dance, song to drama.
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