Bangalore, September 15, 2016: Greenwood High, Bannerghatta road campus today had a different spell in the air as the children celebrated ‘Grandparents day’ will zeal. The fun-filled day which saw activities including skits, dances and songs that were held to entertain the gathering, also highlighted the bond between the grandparents and the children. The special touch to the day was added when members of Omashram Trust, a senior citizen’s home joined in on the celebrations.
Old age can be a different experience for different people. One’s amidst family enjoy the companionship of their family members, while the ones away from their families due to various reasons desire the joy of togetherness. On the occasion of Grandparents day at Greenwood High, the grandparents with diverse experience and in different walks of life came together to relive their childhood. Post the fun, games and laughter, the kids felicitated their grandparents for their participation in the various events organized for them. The grandparents also shook a leg to the music enjoying the spirit of youthfulness once again. Dance, games and fun later, selfies ensued, etching the memory of the day permanently.
“My grand kid and I usually walk in the park together but I never imagined participating in such activities and I thoroughly enjoyed the show and the activities. I feel this has made our bond much stronger and it was quite refreshing,” said one of the grandparents.
“Although we do spend time together at home and it is fun, today was a different experience. All the people here, especially the grandparents from Omashram, made it very special for us. It was exciting to see them all enjoy like children,” said one of the students.
“The event celebrated the relationship that the children share with their grandparents. It was a moment of joy for the gathering as they enjoyed all the activities. We also saw them extending their special bond to the members of the Omashram, senior citizen’s home, who became an integral part of the celebration. Being amidst our students, they also experienced an atypical day filled with excitement. Children were also sensitized to the importance of caring for the elderly at an age where they need adequate care. It is wonderful to know that our small gesture could bring a smile to their faces,” said Ms. Niru Agarwal, Trustee, Greenwood High International School.
GREENWOOD HIGH AT A GLANCE . . .
Greenwood High is a highly-reputed Day cum Residential International School in Bangalore, India established in 2004 offering IB, IGCSE and ICSE curriculum. We are the only International School in Bangalore to have received the honour of bagging 5 National awards and to be ISO 18001:2007 accredited with a "Safety and Health Management Systems Certificate". Greenwood High stands out with complete nurturing care, emphasizing on the all-round development of the student. The futuristic curriculum lays equal emphasis on academics and personality development. With over 3100 students Greenwood High not only focuses of educational “best practices”, but also thrives to provide total personality and intellectual development.