Independence Day Celebration at Infant Jesus School:-
August 15th is a memorable day to every Indian citizen and to mark this occasion every institution holds some function or the other.  Infant Jesus School at Chikmagalur took extra trouble to make this day a grand success and a memorable one to all.  All the 546 students with their parents gathered at 8 a.m. to hoist the flag by Mr. Jalendra, the president of Mugthihalli Panchayath. There followed the march past and colourful demos by the students.  The chief guest Mr. Jalendra gave the Independence Day message and expressed his desire and felt proud to see such an institution coming up in his area. Bro. Victor Crasta, OFM Cap., the principal of the school in his speech invited every Indian to preserve the land clean and green as suggested by the Education Department.  Various cultural items by the students kept the audience cheerful. Mr. Amar D’Souza, the president of the PTA, Fr. Lawrence Sequeira, the vice principal were on the dais. Miss Namitha D’Souza, one of the teachers welcomed the gathering and Mr. Poornachandra proposed the vote of thanks. Mrs. Padmavathi compered the entire programme. Sweets were sponsored to all participants by the office bearers of parent-teacher -association