Lamdon school celebrates its 46th annual Parents Day

By Reach Ladakh Correspondent Leh, Sep 18, 2019
Leh :

The 46th Annual Parents Day of Lamdon Model Senior Secondary school was celebrated on September 17. 

Thupstan Chhewang, Former Member of Parliament, the chief guest said that Lamdon Society has been instrumental in strengthening of society at large since its inception in the year 1969.

Remembering the founders of Lamdon society, he recounted the continuous blessing of His Holiness Dalai Lama and 19th Kushok Gyalras Bakula Rinpoche. Also, he mentioned about the unparalleled contributions of people of Ladakh and its sponsors and lauded the decades of efforts put in by its previous principal Ishey Tundup in bringing the school at present height.  

Thupstan Chhewang also expressed his hope for more success and development of the school under the guidance of its present principal Dr. Stanzin Dawa. 

He further requested the parents for their cooperation with the school for working towards shaping the career of their children. 

With the grant of UT status to Ladakh, he expressed hope for better perspectives and development in the education sector.

Konchok Stanzin, EC, Education appreciated Lamdon Society for their effective role. Mentioning about the recent launch of Social-Emotional Ethical (SEE) Learning programme in Lamdon School, he said this programme is a school curriculum for all classes from kindergarten to class12th developed under the guidance of HH the 14th Dalai Lama for Contemplative Sciences and Compassion-based ethics, and it will be launched in the government schools also.

"Along with academics, students need to learn and excel in other co-curricular activities of sports, art and allied, "he said.

Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, MP Ladakh; C. Phuntsog, VC Ladakh University; Chering Dorjay, Former Minister; P. Stobdan, Former Ambassador also spoke about the contributions and efforts of Lamdon Society and school at large.

Dr Stanzin Dawa, Earlier, Principal Lamdon School Leh mentioned about the launch of SEE Learning programme and gave a detailed account of the activities, achievements and plans of the school.

Scintillating song and dance performances by the school children of both junior and senior sections mesmerised the audience.