We got a chance to work with
the authorities of Chavakad Edu. District in their science
and maths exhibition. It was held on 24th and 25th of
November 2009 at M R Raman Memorial School. Our students
worked in two groups in two days. They were to supervise the
works of the competing school students. They also worked in
the food committee.
field-works were occasions to learn different aspects of
conducting exhibition. They came in contact with the
organizational committees and thus they got involved in
different areas of the exhibition. Our students got first
hand experience in conducting such melas in their actual
It was the first major
activity of the college union. The union members and all
other students put their heads and hands together to make it
a grand success. The official function was held in the
morning. Smt Devaki Nilayamgode inaugurated the college
union and Sri shyam Sasi, Cine artist inaugurated the Fine
Albin K Puthur, the chairperson of the
College Union presided over the function. Manager and the
Principal addressed the gathering. The students presented
cultural program in the afternoon session. The magazine
committee found it an occasion to interview the guests for
their upcoming college magazine. Prof. E D John, GTA
president was present at the afternoon session and he
addressed the students.
The day was celebrated with
due solemnity. Jincy Aravind introduced the subject and
Dency Kurian, Jasmi K.Vincent, Sumi Varghese and Ramzeena
Usman presented papers on relevant topics. The social
science club was inaugurated on the same day. A skit was
presented by the club members and they also put up a poster
The club was inaugurated by
Treesa Lema, a Canadian tourist, who was visiting our school
in Thrissur. A higher secondary school teacher of Canada,
she found it easy to relate with our students too.
Manikandan P S the male student coordinator welcomed the
guest and the students. Fr Davis Thomas introduced the chief
addressed the gathering. Babu V J, Staff
coordinator explained the activities of the club and
encouraged the students to explore local tourist spots.
Freejo K J felicitated the gathering. Mrs Treesa Lema, who
is also a dancer interacted with the students and
entertained them with her dance performance. Ramzeena Usman,
the female student coordinator proposed vote of thanks.
18th December was a day of joy
and happiness. Together with other institutions in the
campus we too celebrated the Christmas in a colorful way.
There was no projects and record and practicum. Instead all
were busy with crib making and tree decorations. We
crib competitions in the morning. Ruby house led by George
Mathew won the first prize.General gathering to wish and
greet Merry Christmas was held at 12 noon. Fr Manager and
Principal gave Christmas messages. Santa Claus who came all
the way from North Pole greeted the students and cut the
cake. In the afternoon there were
competitions and the whole atmosphere was very jovial and
pleasant. By the evening all were ready with Christmas gifts
to greet their Christmas friend. Finally we selected the
Christmas child of 2009. Pavita S. of Commerce option was
the Christmas child of the year.
College Union organized a New
Year Celebration during the morning assembly. It was first
of it's kind in the college. Principal gave the New Year
message. The students presented a video prepared by
themselves. It was well received by the audience. We started
the New Year with a sweet note with the distribution of
sweets and cakes.
PRESENCE IN SCHOOL ANNUAL DAY
Although we celebrate our
college annual day by the end of the academic year we joined
the annual day celebrations of the schools in the campus.
Our students performed Rangapooja and put up single
and group dances.
Principal, Dr K M Santhakumari
offered felicitation. The cultural programs presented by our
students were well appreciated by the audience.
January 9th, 2010 was a day of
reunion. Students of four previous batches got together for
a day. It was a day to cherish the old memories, meet old
friends and refresh the friendship. The general gathering
was chaired by Babu Joseph, the president of Alumni
Association. Manager, Fr Seby and principal, Dr K M
Santhakumari spoke on the occasion.
Old students and few present
students put up different cultural items. The sharing
by the old students was very nostalgic. Some students who
are abroad e-mailed or called to convey their greetings.
Principal spoke of the need of widening the activities of
the association and exhorted the old students to institute
scholarships and awards in view of applying for NAAC visit.
Paul T D and Resmi Rajendran
of 2009 batch were newly elected to the Executive committee
of the Alumni Association. With the promise to meet again
next year on the second Saturday of January all departed
with sweet memories and refreshed friendship.
The Nature Club of our college
was inaugurated on 12th Jan 2010. Sherila A R, the president
of the club welcomed the audience. Principal, Dr K M
Santhakumari unveiled the logo of the club.
In her inaugural
address she stressed on the need and importance of the
conservation of the nature. Remya Raj of Natural Science
option was given prize for the best logo.
Albin K Puthur,
College Union Chairman felicitated. Recital on nature by
Sreelakshmi and the folksong by the students Natural Science
option added color to the day. Mr Freejo K J, staff co-ordinator
spoke on the activities of the club and proposed vote of
The day after the inauguration
of the Nature Club, we hosted a workshop on Environmental
Education. Students from other Training colleges too
participated in the workshop. The workshop was conducted by
the WWF. Mr Jain Therattil (Lect. in Zoology, St Aloysius
College) welcomed the gathering. Fr Sebi, Manager,
inaugurated the meeting. Our principal, Dr Santhakumari,
felicitated. Mr Sivakumar A K, State Education Officer of
WWF, gave a brief introduction on the works of the WWF.
Mr Freejo K J, faculty member, proposed vote of thanks
After the inaugural session
the workshop started with presentation by Mr Jain Therattil
on "Environmental Education". Another session was led by Mr
Sivakumar. He spoke on 'Environment and Conservation -
Afternoon session was more
interesting to the participants of the workshop. It
was an activity based program. The whole group was divided
into two who presented a drama and game called 'spots and
stripes'. The whole hearted involvement of the students made
it more interesting.
In the concluding session the
participants were given certificates. The Nature Club of the
college was named 'Green Shelter'. The workshop was
concluded by 4.15 pm.
Road accidents have increased
a lot with the increased volume of traffic and number of
commuters on the roads. School and college students are the
daily commuters in the buses and other hired vehicles
especially in the morning and evening. Roads all over Kerala
are overcrowded with them. Targeting these groups of
students Road Safety Clubs are being formed in all the
schools in Kerala in order to conscientize them about
"Each one teach one" - goes
the saying. Who else to teach, if not the teachers of the
schools? If so, the teacher trainees have to be well aware
of the road safety in order to instruct their students, once
they are in the real school situation.
this in mind a seminar was organized in the college.
Although it was an extension program of the school, we
formed our own Road Safety Club. Mr K B Suresh (Dy S P,
Crime Branch) took class on road safety. Besides our
students, the students of CKCTTI, Pavaratty also
participated in the seminar. Mr Eldo P T (Joint RTO,
Guruvayur) inaugurated the club and the seminar. Principal,
Dr K M Santhakumari, welcomed the guests and the
participants. Manager, Fr Sebi, and Headmaster, Mr O L Jose
Fr George Mathew and Jancy
Jose are the student coordinators of the club in the
GREETINGS TO FR MANAGER
January 20th is the feast of
St Sebastian who is the patron saint of our Fr Manager. It
was solemnly celebrated in the college. He was greeted by
the staff and students. Principal greeted him with flowers.
Sweets were distributed to the students and few students
entertained the gathering with their sweet voice. Albin K
Puthur, the chairperson thanked all.
WITH SPECIAL SCHOOL KIDS AT MANNUTHY
This time it was with the
special group of students that we had our field work. As
part of the curriculum we spent the whole day on 11th Feb,
2010 with physically and mentally disabled children gathered
at Snehadeepthi special school, Mannuthy.
from kasargode to Ernakulam gathered here for the special
school fest organized by Deepika Children's League.
Our students were involved in all the activities-from
Registration desk to judging the competition, from managing
different stages to helping the disabled children in
all their needs.
It was a special and unique
experience to be with those children. It was a practical
lesson for us in our preparation for actual classroom
experience. We also contributed financially for the
organization of the fest. Principal, Dr Santhakumari K M, Fr
Varghese felicitated the function. Jency Jose A was the
compere of the opening session. Fr Davis captured all the
important moments with his camera to cherish and share with
BY SAPPHIRE AND EMERALD
After the students were
divided into four groups - Diamonds, Ruby, Emerald and
Sapphire - Talent Times were conducted by these groups. Here
we present the talents of our students through pictures.
Congrats to our budding
Quizzers!! Stephen Louis K and Manikandan P S who
participated in a quiz competition conducted by Valapad B Ed
Centre brought laurels to the college by winning the first runner
up trophy. good job, guys. Keep it up! Ramzeena Usman and
Vidhya A P also participated in the competition
The result of the B Ed Exam
conducted in Nov 2009 is out. Our students made us proud.
Except for two who were sick during the days of exams all
came out in flying colours. Congratulations to 2009 batch..
The hard work put in by the students and faculty paid
off. Please visit the official site of Calicut University
for detailed result.