GRAND SHOW MARKS MILESTONE REACHED BY ISG
Indian School Al Ghubra celebrated its Silver Jubilee on 4th December 2016. His Excellency Dr. Abdullah Bin Mohammed Al-Sarmi, Under Secretary, Ministry of Higher Education, Sultanate of Oman was the Chief Guest for the occasion. Also present were dignitaries from the Ministry of Education, members of the Board of Directors, Indian Schools in Oman and the Principals of the Indian Schools in the Muscat area.
The Principal, Mrs Papri Ghosh in her address expressed her deep felt gratitude to all those who have been associated with the school in the past and the present. The annual report in the form of a video presentation showcased the highlights of the academic year 2015 – 2016.
In his address, the Founder exhorted ISG to continue to be a trend setter and not to rest on its laurels. He encouraged staff and students to work hard and keep raising the bar. The President of SMC, Mr. Ahmed Rayees recalled the long distance covered and the many challenges overcome. He spoke of the alumni of the school who have carved out brilliant careers for themselves. He thanked the Founder for providing the best infrastructure.
The high point of the evening was the presentation of the Long Service Awards by the Chief Guest. The members of the staff who had served for 25, 20, 15 and 10 years were felicitated.
The video presentation ‘Indian School Al Ghubra - A journey over 25 years’ captured the excitement and thrill of the glorious history of ISG filled with remarkable achievements and amazing events. To mark the Silver Jubilee celebrations, the longest serving members of Team ISG presented a memento to the Founder as a token of their respect and regard.
The cultural extravaganza commenced with the soulful rendition of the song titled ‘ Ekla Cholo Re’ by ‘Swaratma’ the school choir. The Mélange of Broadway Musicals presented over 25 years on Founder’s Day showcased the talents of over 500 students. The majestic sets, dazzling costumes, innovative use of sound and light effects and the flawless performance by the students enthralled the audience. The glimpses of the musicals strung together by a creative narrative brought back fond memories of ISG at its resplendent best. Scenes from Joseph and his Technicolour Dreamcoat, Cats, Les Miserables, Fiddler on the Roof, Aladdin, King and I, Cleopatra, Mikado, Anastasia and other famous musicals transported the audience to different countries and mirrored the myriad of cultures and traditions that enrich human civilization.
The memorable evening inspired the staff and students to rededicate themselves with renewed vigour to the school’s motto ‘Strive for the Best.’