24th December 2013: The School Closing Ceremony was held on the school basketball in the presence of students, staff members and the parents and relatives of the students. Mr. Dhonden la, the Director of Sambhota Tibetan school, Chauntra was the chief guest.
The function began with the singing of Tibetan national Anthem. Both the school Director and the Principal gave their final talk to the students mainly the importance of observing self discipline during the long winter vacation. They also gave their holiday homework and finally wish everyone a safe and productive holiday.
During the function, the staff members and students who had extra responsibilities were offered scarves for rendering their service. The results of the Essay competition as well as the names of the Best Boy and best girl were announced and given scarves and certificates.
Mr. Dhondhen la, the chief guest praised the school for where it stood now. He requested the students to maintain the reputation of the school and not to bring any black spot over the work done by past staff members and students. He wished everyone a wonderful and constructive holiday.
After the function, there was PTA( Parent Teacher Association) meeting in the Phuntsok Deshe hall. The meeting was chaired by the Chairperson of PTA, Mrs. Pema Dickyi la. It was attended by the school Principal, Mr. Karma Sherab Tharchin la, Director, Mr. Sonam Sichoe la, parents and the teachers. Both the Director and the Principal talked on the importance of this PTA meeting and requested all the parents and relatives of the students to interact with the concerned teachers about their children’s Academic performance. They also talked on the right way of parenting.
There was light refreshment for all those who had gathered. There was good interaction among both the parents as well as the teachers.
Nobel Day: Anniversary of His Holiness Conferment of Nobel Peace Prize
10th December 2013: The 23rd Anniversary of His Holiness’ Conferment of Nobel Peace Prize by the Nobel Committee was celebrated here in TCV School Suja. The function was held on the school Basketball ground. The day began with the lifelong prayer for His Holiness, who had turned 77 and offering of traditional scarf on the altar.
After that Mr. Tenzin Dorjee la, the Headmaster opened the function. The statements of Kashag and ATPD were read out by Mr. Nyima la and Mr. jamgon la respectively. Both the school Director and the Principal gave talk about the day and why the day was very important for all the people around the world particularly the Tibetans. They both requested the students and the staff members to follow the aspirations of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and to feel gratitude.
There were various cultural presentation by both the staff and students starting with the song “ Nobel Thoeyang” a song dedicated to His Holiness the XIVth Dalai Lama on receiving the Nobel peace Prize. The cultural presentation was accompanied by the Tibetan tea and sweet rice stuffed with dry fruits as an auspicious gesture.
After the Nobel function, there was a brief function to mark the re-opening of the Indo Tibetan Friendship Association, Baijanth chapter. The function was attended by the Local governing bodies of the Indian community, the dignitaries of nearby Tibetan Settlements, Monasteries and schools. All the speakers including the school Director congratulated this new friendship and hoped that it would bring lots of co-operation between the two communities, Tibetan and Indian.
In the evening, there was a dinner cum annual farewell feast for all the staff members in the school hall. All the staff members had a nice time after they hectic academic session.