Imagination leads to Innovation….

Veetukku Oru Vignani / Scientist from very home is the competition held by the popular Tamil Television Channel Pudhiya Thalaimurai to encourage the New and Innovative scientific Inventions of the budding scientists of schools in Tamilnadu.

The competition for the current academic year 2016-17 was held in Francis Xavier Polytechnic College, Tharuvai.

The projects were examined and assessed on themes like involvement, explanation, evalauation and elaboration. Students from more than 100 schools participated in the event with around 250 experiments. The competition was held for two divisions namely Juniors for classes 6 to 8 and Seniors for classes 9 to 12.

The project on ‘Modern Sump’ exhibited by our 11 standard students Balaji and Kaveri won the First place in the Seniors Category . The demo and Explanation given by our students won the appreciation by the cheif guest and the judges. We are very happy that our students will be representing Tirunelveli district in the State level competition to be held in Chennai next month.

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Visit by Millhillians who are close to our heart…

Our partnership with the Millhill school, London always serve greater good!!!. We received a batch of 23 students and 3 staff from London on July 3 and they spent 3 weeks with us.

For 21 days the campus was filled with joy, interactions, sports activities, music, dance and what not??? The guests were taken around the city and to nearby tourist places by our staff. Our tiny tots were so excited and happy to learn from them.

During their stay here Priory Basket Ball tournament was organized and held in our school new basket ball court. Schools from three southern districts of tamilnadu took part in this tournament. We were honoured to have Mr.Amarnath nagarajan , Olympian Basket baller who played for India in 1980, Moscow Olympics. He stayed with us for three days and conducted small sessions for our students which was very beneficial.

The Thanks giving ceremony to them as a token of love and the annual award distribution for the school toppers of the academic year 205-16 was arranged in a very grand manner on July 23. There is no doubt that the students from Milhill school London would have also enjoyed  diversed cultural experiences by taking part in our school choir and dance program.

The photos speak how meaningful is our relationship….

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Celestial Wedding Enchants Devotees…

The academic year 2016-17 started with the Celestial Wedding of Sri Sri Srinivasa Padmavathy Thriu Kalyanam in our School campus.

As the year 2017 is going to be the millennium birth anniversary of the Great saint Bhagavat Sri Ramanujacharya,  the father of the Sri Vaishnava philosophy, the temple management of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) has organized  yearlong birth celebrations of the great Srivaishnava Saint from May 10 of this year to  May 1 of 2017 following His Divine association with the kainkaryams performed to Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala and Sri Govindaraja Swamy in Tirupati.

The most important one being the “Ramanuja Sancharam” where in a specially decked vehicle carrying the utsava vigrahams of Lord Sri Malayappa Swamy, Sridevi, Bhudevi and Sri Ramanujacharya covers  all the 106 Vaishnava Divya Desams located across the country in the next one year.

As a Part of the celebrations in some places they also conduct the Srinivasa Kalyanam. When the TTD bestowed the opportunity of conducting the Celestial marriage to Our school we strongly believed it as God’s gift to us to conduct the divine marriage in the school campus and HIS reward to us for achieving the first three district ranks in the Plus two examination.

On June 27, 2016 Monday for the second time  “Srinivasa Kalyanam” was  conducted by the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam in our school. Delegates from TTD arrived here on the previous day and had discussions about the arrangements for the Event with our Principal Mrs. Usha Raman & Correspondent Mrs. Nirmal Ramarathinam . The Management, Staff,  Students and Volunteers from the town worked enthusiastically and made all the arrangements in a very grand manner in a matter of just two days!!

Around 2 p.m , a grand procession of the deities has been carried out from India Cements to Our School campus . Later the deities were placed in the grounds for the darshan of the locals up to  to 4 pm before the celestial wedding commenced in the evening.

Thousands of devotees were enthralled with the sight of the celestial wedding of the processional deities of Lord Malayappa Swamy along with his two consorts to Sri Devi and Bhu Devi which took place in a grand manner. The divine wedding was performed in a ceremonious way with interesting episodes of traditional Hindu marriage rituals. The celestial wedding enchanted the devotees and prasadhams were distributed to all.

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A Double Hat Trick

Every year Sivanthi Adithanar Engineering College in Tiruchendur conducts a State Level Quiz competition on General Knowledge for students from classes 9 to 12. This year Jayendra was represented by S. Srinidhi of Class 12 and R. Balaji of Class 9.

More than 60 schools took part in the quiz drawn from the whole of Tamil Nadu: there were teams from such places as Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Trichi and Salem so the competition was hot.

Our students performed confidently and battled their way through the preliminary rounds, the quarter and semi finals to win their place on stage for the Final against Madurai TVS Matriculation School. It was a tough fight and the teams were neck and neck up but in the final two questions two correct answers sealed our victory and we retained the prestigious trophy for the sixth consecutive year – a double hat trick.

The shield was presented to our students on 26th February and they also received a prize of Rs 5000 to share.

Our Principal appreciated the students and their coach in the assembly.

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SCIENCE SUCCESS

On February 27, 2016  the Einstein College of Engineering in Tirunelveli conducted their annual science competition which gives school students an opportunity to show their talents for innovation and invention in science. Participants show their ideas through working models and each school can display a maximum of three models.

Exhibits on a wide range of topics were on display from schools from Tirunelveli and Tuticorin Districts.

Our Science Masters encouraged and supported  higher secondary class student to produce three excellent projects, namely Mouse for Amputees, Sensitive Street Lights and Visual Ray Diagrams.

The Mouse is a computer mouse which can be worn like a slipper so that amputees who have lost arms can operate a computer using their feet.

The Sensitive Street Light becomes bright or dull when thermal sensors detect people nearby: an idea designed to reduce electricity consumption.

The Visual Ray Diagram is a teaching aid to help students visualize ray diagram for spherical lenses and mirrors by using laser light and smoke in a closed transparent container.

The Computer Mouse exhibited by R. Balaji and  S. Maharajan of class XI was appreciated by all. They answered confidently when questioned by the judges and the display was well explained and demonstrated.

This deserving team won the First Place with a cash award of Rs.5000/-.

The other projects were also praised and Sri Jayendra was awarded the overall Champions Trophy.

There is no doubt that the science projects help students to learn some exciting hands on science.

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MORE BASKETBALL SUCCESS

Our Senior Team (X standard and below) has met with impressive success in the Republic Day Basketball tournament organised by the Government of Tamil Nadu.

This huge competition, running for three days from 5th to 7th February, was open to all schools in Tamil Nadu including sports colleges. Our team first had to win its way through the zonal competition to qualify to compete at District level. Winning at that level enabled them to go through to the  Division competition and winning that meant they were one of the 16 teams which qualified for the State level competition held in Vellore near Chennai.

In the first round Jayendra played KVS School of Ramanathapuram District and a win by 73 to 33 qualified them for the quarter finals against Coimbatore Sports Hostel. We won this game 82 – 36 and went through to the semi finals where we played PAK School Chennai. Beating them 58 to 48 took us through to the Final.

The Final, against Velammal School was a closely fought match where the lead changed hands several time. Sadly Jayendra lost in the end scoring 60 points to Velammal’s 69.
Nevertheless to reach the Final of a competition of this size and to gain the silver medal is a fantastic achievement. Our Captain Surya and Vice Captain Naresh Kumar did a superb job to lead the team to such heights and all deserve our congratulations. Our best players are amongst the best in the State and therefore in the best few dozen in India.

The team members were each awarded a cup, a certificate and a cheque for Rs 800 by the Government of Tamil Nadu.

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Our Cricketers Score again

The Jayendra Cricket Academy T20 Tournament was held this year between from 23 to 26 January.

Eight teams took part in the competition which was held at the India Cements Ground. We are very fortunate to able to use this excellent ground with its grass wicket. Even the grass on the outfield was in very good condition which meant the braver fielders could dive.  This led to some agressive fielding and exciting matches.

In the first round the Jayendra team beat Francis Xavier’s by 4 wickets which qualified us for the semi – finals where we beat St. John’s Kalakad by 72 runs.

In the final against Bell School they won the toss and opted to field. Jayendra scored 115 in their 20 overs and Bell could only manage 82 – so a good win by 33 runs.

Two Jayendrans got special mentions: the man of the match was won by S Siva Namachivayam and G Sriram got the most promising player award.

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Our Quiz Team makes its Mark Once Again !!!

The Hindu Young World Quiz is the long-running event of its type for schoolchildren from standards 7 to 9.  The 2015-16 quiz was held on Jan 25 in Thyagaraja Arts College, Madurai: the city was the centre for the southern districts of Tamilnadu such as Kanyakumari, Tuticorin, Tirunelveli, Madurai and Virudunagar.

Competing in the preliminary round with 280 teams, our students V. Sri Siva Murugan of class IX and B. Selva Muthu Balaji of class VIII scored the highest and entered the finals on stage. Only the top six scorers in the prelims got the chance to occupy the hot seats on the dais: the other five teams were from Madurai.

The battle continued until the Jayendra team emerged victorious beating the team from Mahatma CBSE School, Madurai, by a margin of 38 points.

The Prizes were distributed by P. Srinivasamurthy, Inspector of Matriculation Schools: our two winners each received a Fire Fox bicycle.

 Next day on January 26, in the Republic day function at Sri Jayendra the winners were recognized and appreciated by the Principal for their victory in  India’s largest inter-school live quiz.

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Our students, the winners of the prestigious the Hindu Young World Quiz, with the Chiefguest Mr. Srinivasa Moorthy, the Inspector of Matriculation Schools.

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The winning team V. Sri Siva Murugan and B. Selva Muthu Balaji with our staff cherishing the proud moment with the Quiz Master Mr. V.V. Ramanan.

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Cricketing Stars

The Rotarian Dinesh P Khanna Memorial South India Level Inter Academy Under 17 Cricket Tournament was hosted by the RKV Cricket Academy in Trichy between 25.12.15 and 01.01.16 and was contested by club and school sides from Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

Teams from eight districts took part.

Our first match against Ooty was won by 70 runs and M Surya was named Man of the Match.

We went on to beat the Salem team by 9 wickets and then victory over Trichy by 69 runs (39 scored by Kanaga Subranian in a fine performance) took us to the semi-final in which Chennai was beaten by 50 runs.

In the finals against Kerala we batted first scoring 203 for 6 in our 30 overs. Kerala managed 131 for 9 giving us victory by 72 runs: a stunning result which won us the trophy.

Our  batting was outstanding throughout the tournament but it was the strength of our bowling that devastated the opposition.

This superb performance was made possible by vigorous practice, the professional and dedicated coaching by our coach Mr. Rajasekaran, and the spirit and confidence of the players.

It was a moment of pride for all Jayendrans as our cricketers excelled and brought laurels to the school. Our principal, Management and staff felicitated the Coach, Players and Physical education department in the school assembly for their wonderful performance.

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