Reminiscing the blissful era of the legendary King Mahabali, and the ideals and
virtues he epitomised, Peterians celebrated Onam in its grandeur and
The festivities and celebrations commenced in the Peterian fairyland when the
Royal Custom of the erstwhile state of Kochi, Athachamaya was brought in
with all its luminosity by the tiny tots of the Peterian Kinder world. The
esteemed presence of Sri. Rama Varma Thampuran and his sister, Smt.
Prasanna Varma, the guests of honour, added on to the majestic charm of the
Onam Carnival. The Secretary of the education trust, Mr. Raju C Jacob, Mrs.
Sophie Raju, Mrs. Rehna Aju, Principal, Mrs. Sonia Susan Varkey, Vice Principals
Mr. C O Abraham and Antony Jude, Kindergarten Head Mrs. PM Mary
Margaret, teachers, parents and children graced the occasion. The grand visual
treat put up by the kids added more charm to the spectacular gala.
The celebrations were carried forward as the Primary and High School section
of St. Peter’s celebrated the Festival of Prosperity in great pomp and opulence.
Resplendent flower carpets were made to welcome ‘Maveli’ or ‘onathappan’
and also the spirit of Onam. The presence of Dr. C T Abraham, the President of
the Education Trust, Principal and Vice Principals and the ‘legendary king
Mahabali’, enlivened the carnival. Various colourful programmes were
organized by the Malayalam Department.
Students of classes 9-12 made flower carpets. The Inter House Tug of war
conducted for boys and girls revved up the spirit of the celebration. The
participants proved their stamina and also the importance of team spirit.
Sticking on to the age old adage- “Unity is strength”, team Compassion
emerged the Champions.
Honouring the staff members who have successfully completed their glorious
25 years of meritorious service was the highlight of the day. Mr. C O Abraham
(Vice Principal) , Mrs. Sujatha M D(Malayalam Department), Mr. Paul Kuriako ,
Mr. Babu Peter, Mrs. Molly N T and Mrs. Sheeja Varghese (non-teaching staff)
were honoured. Dr. CT Abraham, President of the Education Trust, adorned
them with the ponnada.