IIS HOLDS 39th ANNUAL SPORTS DAY : The 39th Annual Sports Day of Ideal Indian School concluded with great fanfare and a fascinating performance by 1,200 students. Earlier, approximately 3,000 students took part in the preliminary heats of various track and field events under sub-junior, junior, senior, and super senior categories.
In the grand finale, Chief Guest Olympian Ms. Mariam Mamdouh Farid, declared the meet open after taking salutes from the marching athletes and hoisting the school flag. Ms. Fajr Abdulmohsin Atea, Community Sports Expert, Qatar Olympic Committee and Ms. Saeeda Mubarak, Member of Qatar Olympic Committee, were the Guests of Honour. They were presented with a guard of honour by the four Houses of the school. The ceremony was attended by Mr. Shaik Shamim Saheb and the Heads of all Sections.
Opening the sports meet Chief Guest Ms. Mariam Mamdouh Farid expressed happiness and joy at her presence in the school sports day and wished all success for the sports activities of the school. The Guest of Honour Ms. Fajr Abdulmohsin Atea congratulated IIS for hosting an exciting sporting event. Principal Mr. Shaik Shamim Saheb presented the Annual Sports Report. He highlighted the school’s achievements in international tournaments, at CBSE Qatar cluster championships, CBSE National meets and various local sports events.
A colourful display of Mass Drill by the Junior Section, a cultural presentation titled “Memories of FIFA 2022” by the students of the Girls’ Section and a Martial Arts display by the Boys’ Sections enthralled the spectators with their mesmerizing uniformity and cohesion. Students performed remarkably well and brought laurels in national and international sports meets and were honoured during the occasion. The recognition also extended to Mr. Amazad Khan, Trainer of the School Taekwondo team and Mr. Pramod Ravi, the School Athletic Coach, who were honoured during the occasion.
House contingents of boys were led by Head Boy Ahmed Mohammed Faisal and Asst. Head Boy Gouri Shanker. Meanwhile, Mary Stenicka, the Head Girl, and Shreya Saravanan, the Asst. Head Girl, led the girls’ contingents. Minha Binth Mohammed, Sports Secretary of the girls’ Section, welcomed the gathering, while Abdul Latif, Sports Secretary of the Boys’ Section, proposed the vote of thanks.
The sports meet concluded with the students of the Girls’ Section participating in a march past, proudly carrying their respective house flags. The Head Girl and the four House Captains of the Girls’ Sections brought the school flag down and reverently handed it to the Guest of Honour Ms. Fajr Abdulmohsin Atea, who finally declared the Meet closed. Mr. Azam Khan, Vice Principal of the Boys’ Section and Mr. Nowfal V.M, Head of Physical Education, coordinated the program.