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Athletics

 

Sports Day- NLFP conducted its Annual Sports Meet on Tuesday, 21st November, 2017 at Sassoon Ground, Byculla. The Sports Meet started with the assembly where the Sports Captain, Parth Choksey took the Sports day oath with all the students. Students actively participated in races and events like 100 meters, 200 meters, and Relay. The morning session concluded with races for teachers and support staff.

After the break, the ceremony started with a karate demo by students of std – 6th, 7th and 8th followed by March Past by the four houses. The Chief Guest Father Jude Fernandes, Principal of St. Mary’s High School, Mazgaon took the salute. Students were awarded certificates, medals and trophies for their outstanding performances on the field. Sports boy of the year was Parth Choksey and Sports girl was Priyal Mehta. The Equus house bagged the award for the Best house in March past. Best House in Sports for the year 2017-18 was also bagged by Equus house. The ceremony ended with fun races for parents and ex-students races.

The advantages of children playing sports are:-

  • They get physical exercise, so they are fitter when they grow up
  • They understand the importance of team work and co-ordination
  • They become stronger and competitive rather than submissive and weak
  • They learn to respect other people
  • They become more communicative and outgoing
  • Their self-esteem gets boosted
  • They get exposure to different situation and people
  • They realize the importance of working hard.

Hence, NLFP has a variety of sports:

  • Throw ball
  • Kick the ball
  • Cricket
  • Football
  • Lemon & spoon race
  • Races- 50mtrs, 100mtrs, 200mtrs,Relay
  • Long jump
  • Table tennis
  • Carrom
  • Chess
  • Tug-of-war
  • Swimming
  • Students are also made to practise march-past for better coordination.

Pre-sports was held from 25th -27th Oct ’17.

  • Sports Day
  • Juniors Drill
  • Male teacher's race
  • Best house in March Past & Sports- Equus
  • Teacher's race
  • Ex-students race
  • Parent's race
  • Carrom
  • Karate
  • Cricket
  • Football
  • Kick the ball
  • Lemon & Spoon
  • Prize Distribution
  • Race
  • Swimming
  • Table Tennis
  • Throw Ball