Just after finishing the half-yearly examination on 25th Jun., Annual School Day was observed at AMMA from 27th Jun.09 to 30th Jun.’09. On 27th outdoor games like race, potato race, relay, ‘paar-pani’, music chair & tug-of-war were conducted. Paar-pani is a traditional game of intelligence and concentration with fun making. All most all the students participated in those games. It was not only parents, but many villagers of various age groups used to be a part of the games by viewing, supporting and standing next to them. For most of the children it was their first experience to taking part in such an event. So they were very excited & enthusiastic to learn & practice.
On 29th competition on recitation, memory test, art, music, quiz, & traditional dress were observed at AMMA. Art & music competition were conducted by respective teachers. For music competition either Jyoti sangeet or Rava sangeet or songs of Keshav Mahanta were given to sing to the participants. For quiz competition participants were divided into four groups (A, B, C & D) containing eight students, two no from each class. Ten & five marks were scored for direct & passed questions respectively. Group ‘D’ obtained 65 marks, highest of all & became winner of the competition. Traditional Dress competition was the most interesting one of the day. Participants were called one by one to come & to stand in front of the judges. They were asked about the dress, its name, in which community belong the dress, name of jewellery that she wore on neck or hand (in case of female participants), in which occasion they wore this dress etc. Marks were scored on the basis of answers they given.
On 30th, that was the last day of the annual school day, remaining one competition ‘Go as you like’ was conducted in morning hours that was from 9 a.m. as prize distribution meeting was to be from 11a.m. This was the most exciting competition of the event. All the parents were very busy in dressing up their child. They have played different role such as vegetable vendor, barber, bihu dancer, milk man, bride, groom, puruhit, sweeper, madman etc. Parents as well as village people were gathered to see the event in front of the school campus.
Soon after declaration of the result, prize distribution meeting was started. Meeting was presided by one of the parents. Meeting was started by a song sang by a student. Then prizes were distributed among the winners. After principal’s & teacher’s speech parents were asked to say. Most of the parents said that it was very nice to hold something like that where teachers, students & parents are gathered & get a chance to exchange their views. Then music teacher of AMMA sang two songs. Two representatives from NEST i.e. administrative officer & State coordinator were present in the meeting. Each of them has given a valuable speech. After president’s speech one of AMMA teachers has given vote of thanks & declared Summer Vacation from next day that was from 1st Jul. for one month.