Sri Aurobindo School Holds ‘ Khel Utsav – 2020’
“Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body; it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.”
Sri Aurobindo School of Integral Education, Chandigarh firmly believes in building dynamic and creative citizens. Keeping this in mind, Sports Day was organized on Saturday, February 22, 2020 in the school ground. The event started with a mini marathon by the students of classes VII and VIII with the theme ‘Run for Fit India’. The marathon was inaugurated by the Chairman of the school, Mr. Arvind Mehan. Before beginning the sports events, the chairman addressed the students with his motivational words. He encouraged them by saying that sound body possesses sound mind, hence we should maintain a healthy lifestyle. He exhorted them not to play just to win rather they should play to be fit and healthy. The students displayed a wide array of energetic and bouncy sports events ranging from Athletics to Shot Put, Long Jump and High Jump. Winners and runners up in various categories were felicitated with medals and certificates. All the participants were provided refreshment. The Principal, Mrs. Garima S Bhardwaj congratulated all the participants on their active participation in sports and games. She also remarked that sports activities are an integral part of the school. As the school motto is ‘Marching Towards Excellence in Holistic Learning’ – true to its motto, the school strives to motivate the students by providing the students optimum opportunities in all spheres. She also mentioned that the students have made the school proud by playing at the state and National level in various championships.