It was a red letter day in the history of India when the country got her freedom on 15th August 1947. It took hundreds of years for us to break shackles of slavery. People of the country celebrated this occasion every year with great pump and show. The main programme is celebrated at Red Fort in New Delhi. Besides, this is also celebrated in every city and town, in schools, colleges and universities.
Our school also celebrated this patriotic occasion every year. For this year on 70th Independence Day, to mark this patriotic event student’s efforts were seen with the support of staff members by decorating their respective boards and house boards. Students participated in the march past enthusiastically. Students also participated in painting and Rangoli making competitions on the theme ‘Freedom movement’ with great enthusiasm. Best paintings were displayed on the notice boards.
The programme started with flag hosting by Rev. Dr. Bro. Johnson V. George S.G. (Former Principal of Cambridge School Cuttack, Convener of Education Commission of Brothers of St. Gabriel Education Society). The programme began with a Patriotic dance by the students. Followed by Patriotic songs competitions depicting different faces of our glorious freedom struggle and sending the waves of patriotic pride to all the people of the nation.
At the end of the ceremony, Montfort school organized Inter house football Tournament final played between two Houses. Earlier, a football league match was held. Students representing all four houses participated in the competition and exhibited their talents, enthusiasm and sportsmanship spirit. Trophies were awarded to the top scorers, best players, runners up and winners in both categories.