Teachers’ Day Celebration :
September 5th being the Day of the teachers, it was celebrated in a grand scale at Infant Jesus School, Chikmagalur. The programme began by invoking the Almighty through a song and later by a prayer dance by the students. Br. Victor Crasta, the principal accorded a warm welcome to the chief guest of the day Rev. Fr. Edwin Monis, OFM Cap. who is presently working as a parish priest in Japan. The chief guest in his speech expressed his desire to become a teacher and opined that to be a teacher is one of the noblest professions in the world. He also thanked the teachers for moulding the students to become better citizens. Bro. Victor Crasta, the principal was all in praise for the teachers and said that “the job of the teachers is not only service but sacrifice”. Bro. Vinod Colaco spoke on behalf of the staff and the entire programme was compered by Nithyanjai H Gowda, one of the students of Std. IV. Apoorva and Hemanth of Std. V spoke in Kannada and English respectively about the qualities of the teachers. Fr. Lawrence Dilraj Sequeira, the vice principal blessed all the staff and students. All the 23 staff were given a beautiful gift each to remember their yeomen services to the school. Cakes were distributed to all the students and a sumptuous meal was served to all the staff. In the afternoon various sports and competitions between the staff and students were held. As a culmination of the programme, the construction work for Infant Jesus Friary was blessed and started. Mr. Sunil Rodrigues, the contractor of the building distributed sweets to all the students and sponsored the programme of the day.