The Growing Years High School, Rawalpindi, held it annual function at Liaquat Hall on November 26. It was a function attended by students and their parents in large numbers. Malik Iftikhar Awan MPA was the chief guest, says a press release.
The function that was held to award students who had excelled in curricular and co-curricular activities throughout the year proved to be a memorable show. The guests were welcomed warmly in the light of candles. The function started with recitation from the Holy Qur’aan followed by a Hamd rendered by Sami Yusuf and others.
Principal of the school Rashid Sarwar presented a report on the performance of the school and said that besides concentrating on studies, attention is paid to co-curricular activities like debates and sports competitions to discover new talent.
This was followed by a variety show which enthralled the audience. Children wearing dresses of countries like China, India, Bangladesh, Iran and Saui Arabia came on the stage. This was followed by ‘Snow White’ and ‘Seven Ages of Man’ by Shakespeare which were appreciated by the audience with loud cheers. A parody of Geo’s popular programme ‘Aik Din Geo Ke Saath’ was presented in which Danish played the role of Sohail Warraich. Small children then performed on the song of Shakira ‘Waka Waka’. The most impressive show was a tableau on the struggle of Kashmiris for freedom which made people emotional. The last item was a catwalk of regional dresses presented by students of the school.
The chief guest Malik Iftikhar lauded the performance of the school as a whole and appreciated the variety show. He said the school has a standard which shows why it is progressing. He then gave away prizes to brilliant students and sportsmen. Nimra, Nauman, Danish, Anam, Sania Abbasi and Mohammad Aizaz were conspicuous among prizewinners. Sania Abbasi and Mohammad Aizaz were given trophies for their excellent performance.