Bangalore: February 04, 2015 : Hundreds of students from Canadian International School (CIS) Bangalore, today took part in the walk-a-thon as a fund-raising event at its campus in Yelahanka. The walk-a-thon provided a platform for the entire student body to walk collectively as one and to support worthy causes. Around 1 lakh rupees was collected during the event. The funds raised by the students will be contributed towards the Sri Lankan refugee School.
Walk-a-Thons have become a very popular event at CIS and the faculty, some parents and all the students were full of enthusiasm and an air of exuberance filled the campus. The entire school from Pre K to gr 12 showed up in a collective effort to show that we truly care and to do our bit for the less fortunate.
Loved the collaborative effort! It promoted community feeling amongst the student and teachers. The whole ambience was filled will a positive vibe. With an excellent DJ at the music board increased the enthusiasm amongst the students who ran instead of walking and completed numerous laps, said Asha Samuel – Community Service Coordinator at CIS.
The Walkathon was a great way to stay fit and support worthy causes. The music was great added to a beautiful day! Forget about the walk when it is all about the cause,said Abdul Wadood– IB2 student
The Elementary School students showcased great enthusiasm. It was wonderful to see the great spirit of the young students in supporting such a good cause, said Zohra, Madeline – IB1 students
Walkathon is a platform to bring together the entire students of CIS to walk for a worthwhile cause we believe in. This is also an opportunity to build strong bond between the younger students and the older students of our school,said Regis Caudrillier- MS / HS Vice Principal
Community service has always been an integral part of activities at our school. It is great to see the entire CIS community come together and contribute whole heartedly for a wonderful cause. We are very proud of them, said Shweta Sastri, Executive Director, Canadian International School.