Imagine! Invent! Inspire!

On 18th October Dr Sivanthi Adithanar College of Engineering, Tiruchendur conducted a State level Science Exhibit Competition for school students of classes 6 to 12.

Teams of pupils from 55 schools in Tuticorin and Tirunelveli districts entered inventions and exhibits. Students from the Engineering College helped them organise the displays and many visiting pupils from the schools who entered the competition showed a keen interest in the displays and gained great benefit from watching the demonstrations.

Sri Jayendra were represented by Balaji and Kaveri of class 12.  They presented a system they had designed to improve domestic water tanks filled from the town supply. Their ideas were to prevent sediment by having a filling system that kept the water swirling to keep particles in suspension, to prevent syphon losses to other tanks in the circuit and to have a method for displaying the water level in the tank.

The theme of the project, the pupils excellent demonstration, fluency in communication and relevant answers to the questions asked by the judges earned them First Place in the competition. Their prize of Rs 15,000/- and a cup will be presented in February at a special ceremony at the College.

This achievement was made possible by the active and enthusiastic support and guidance of our school Physics department staff members. Congratulations to our students and staff!!!



An Impressive Victory in the NEC State level quiz

The National Engineering College, Kovilpatti, conducted a State level General Knowledge quiz for Higher Secondary students on 21 October 2016.

The Quiz master was Dr. Suman C Raman who is by profession a Doctor, , a Sports Commentator, a Political Analyst and the TV Anchor of BSNL SPORTS QUIZ  0n DD Podhigai, which holds the Limca Book of Records for being the longest running weekly quiz show on Indian television.

105 teams from schools in Tamilnadu and Pondicherry districts  participated in the Preliminary quiz to select the top 8 teams which were invited on stage for the Final.

The competition was very tough but our students R. Balaji and S.Mahesh Rajan of class 12 were excited and happy to hear their names  read out to join the other finalists in the hot seats on the stage.

The Quiz master with his unique style conducted the final show of 8 rounds for the 8 teams. For the first two rounds our students lagged behind but as they  confidently answered questions they slowly increased their score and the final two rounds on the buzzer where a bonanza: they edged to the top of the board and won  the trophy with the cash prize of 25,000/-

 It was a priceless moment when the trophy was awarded to the students on stage: they were given a  standing ovation.




Puranava 2016 – The Inter-District Heritage Quiz

270 schools from the southern district of Tamil Nadu entered  teams for this culture and heritage quiz.  Sri Jayendra was represented by B. Selvamuthu Balaji of Class 9 and                 M. Nandabalan of class 8.

Preliminary rounds were held in various locations to whittle down the number of teams. Our pair performed extremely well and qualified for the semi-finals, which they won with their consistent performance to become one of ten teams in the final.

The Grand Finale  was held in Tuticorin on October 8.

Teachers and Parents from all the schools were enthusiastically preparing their teams until the very last minute to ensure they were at the peak of performance for the final.
The hall was full with a lively audience ready to cheer on the participants.

The quiz was conducted in an entertaining and exciting manner with cultural and heritage questions from Mythology, Epics, Lives of Spiritual Leaders and History of Temples.
By the end our pupils stood a very creditable second and were awarded medals, certificates and gold coins  and recognised for having the overall best performance throughout the journey of Puranava 2016.


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Installation of Interact club

The installation ceremony of our school Interact club took place on 02/08/16, Tuesday. This club is a part of The Rotary club, Tirunelveli West. The club motivates the students to develop leadership skill and social awareness among the students. Students actively participate in various activities like visiting Old age home, Orphan age home, Mentally retarded school, conducting Orthopedic camp, Diabetic camp ect., This year Robin and Ishwarya of 11th std were installed as President and Secretary respectively. Rotariens from Tirunelveli west facilitated the ceremony. Our Principal Mrs. Usha Raman was present. Ceremony closed with the thanks giving by club secretary and she also spoke about the current year plan.






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.

1st prize (Senior)

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….













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.















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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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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