It was the beginning of the week-long farewell. The students of Grade 12 geared themselves up for the festivities of the week that would finally see them off on their next adventures.
Tuesday, the 3rd of April marked Gratitude Day, a day dedicated to those teachers, mentors and people in the students’ lives who had contributed to their achievements. The day solely ran on student-initiative.
The lunch was held in Sunderbans, which was festooned with balloons and banners. The teachers, as guests, were welcomed with a rose and a smile. The soft music set the tone for the afternoon as nostalgic and affectionate. The floor was open to all for loving speeches, wistful anecdotes and heart-felt tributes. A cake was cut in the day’s celebration, as well as for the birthday of a Maths teacher, Mr. Sanidhya. There was much hustle and bustle as students and teachers alike clamoured to get their photographs clicked together, at the Clicking Club stall.
The event spoke of remembrances, those between students and teachers that would stay with them both throughout their lives.
Wednesday, the 4th of April was Scribble Day – when the students of Grade 12 penned parting messages onto each other’s school t-shirts. The senior school building swarmed with students clamoring for markers to write notes of thanks and affection. The day ended with a artfully organised, aerial photograph of the Pathways Panthers 2018.