Author Archives: Team YOCee

Eight Chennai teachers receive National Award

Government of India honours teachers every year with the National Award to Teachers (NAT), recognising their meritorious services. This award is presented by the President of India on the occasion of Teachers’ Day celebrated on Sep. 5 every year.

Of the 374 »

Walking down to shoot the neighbourhood

For the kids of Navabharath Matriculation School in T. Nagar, who attended the photography workshop, the summer vacation has been quite thrilling.
With most of the kids from the area close to the school, the kids start their day at 8 am »

Green slogans win prizes

On the occasion of World Environment day, Hotel Accord Metropolitan in T. Nagar hosted a slogan contest for kids.
The prizes were announced last week.

“We received a huge response and among the 759 entries, 21 were selected. We invited all of »

Traditional models in clay

The security staff at the entrance of Fort St. George became busy on a quiet Sunday morning. On May 18, 2008, kids along with their parents started coming in right from 9.30 am.

The destination was the Fort museum and the event »

Kids host community festival in Kilpauk

Chennai has become a home for community festivals.
Mylapore Festival, Samathuva Pongal in Tiruvanmiyur and the city level Chennai Sangamam take place around the Pongal time every year.

How about an exclusive kids community festivals, thought Nandini and Shruthi of Kilpauk.

A »

Young Scribes on Board

It is storytelling time for the kids.
The kids themselves will narrate the events happening in the city that interest the kids.
These kids will be reporting and writing on their campus events, neighbourhood stories, reviews of books they read and amazing »

Paint a ‘ther’ contest

Have you been to temples during the festivals? Most of the temples have annual festivals, normally lasting for ten days.

The main temples in the city of Chennai have festivals like ‘ther’ (temple car) and ‘teppam’ (float festival). When it was the »

Painting soles to reach souls

Vasundhara, a sixteen year old art student conducted a creative workshop on May 10 and 11 at Adyar, Chennai. She contributed the proceeds of the workshop to FICAS, which runs a primary school at Kotturpuram for the underprivileged children.

It was an »

Quiz – It’s their world

For Gautam Srinivas and Nitish Krishna of Chettinad Vidyashram, the world revolves around current events and trivia.

Right from the prelims held at Kamaraj Arangam in the city, the boys have been steadily progressing and now they have won the all-India final »