There is a great importance of games and sports for the students. The sports teach discipline to the students. These sports are very essential for the students. They also develop the spirit of the sportsmanship and suddenly derive a lot of pleasure by playing games. It also inculcates the quality of team spirit in them. The students learn the qualities of leadership and working unitedly. Generally games are played in every school. In our school we have a very big playground where the students play games regularly.
We also celebrate our Annual Sports Day every year in the month of January. Preparations for the celebration of the sports day are made much in advance. There is a big gathering on that day in our school. The students who excel in games are given prizes by the chief guest. The parents of the students are also invited to attend the sports. This year our annual sports day was celebrated on the 10th of January.
The Director of Educaion had kindly agreed to preside over the function. The sports day started at 9:00 a. m. with a memorable and colorful ceremony.
First of all the chief guest unfurled the flag. After this there was a march past by the students in their beautiful smart dresses. After the march past the chief guest declared open the sports meet. First of all the 100 meter race war organized. The signal for starting it was given by a pistol shot. One teacher was noting the time with the help of a stop watch.
A photographer was also present. He took the photograph of the boys who stood first. There were many other races like 220 meter race. Half mile race and one mile race. The hurdle race was very interesting.
After the races were over high jump long jump and pole jump were organized. My friend Imran stood first in the long jump. I stood first in the high jump. Then came the turn of discus throw javelin throw. After this there was the tug of war which was a highly exciting event. The spectators continuously cheered the participants. Then there was a Kabaddi match between the two teams of our school. It was also quite interesting in fact the sports day was a very wonderful day. We all enjoyed immensely the various events. At the end the prize distribution function was held.
Before the prizes were distributed a cultural program was organized. Some students sand patriotic songs while other recited poems. After this the prize distribution function was held. The chief guest gave away the prizes to the winners. He also congratulated the prize winners and gave a brief speech. Then our principal gave a small speech to thank the chief guest for attending our sports day. After this there was a small tea party and refreshments were distributed to all the students and the guests. Thus ended the sports day of our school.