"The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man's determination." Tommy Lasorda
The second Annual Sports Day of The Bloomington Academy, Ajman was held on the 21st of April, 2016 at the Hamriya Sports Club, Ajman. The marking of the sports day began with the march past of all the four houses of The Bloomington Academy, Arthur, Edward, William and Richard. As a mark of our tradition the programme commenced after the recitation of the Holy Quran. The Head Boy Syed Ali administered the Oath and the Dean of schools declared the Sports meet open.
A Musical display by the students of grades 2 to 8 set the stage of excitement for the day. The sports events kicked off with a motivating example set by the sprint race. After this exciting start the various events lined up for the day quickly progressed. The Novelty Race such as the School Going Race , Ball Collection , Counting Race , Obstacle Race , Cone Race , Sack Race , Hurdle Race , Coin Race , Brick Race , Lemon and Spoon race , Three-legged Race by various classes from Grade 1 to 8 were organized and the vibe of enthusiasm and thrill were well maintained from the beginning to the last.
The climax of the day were the relay and sprint by the senior students which brought in a lot of spirit of the competition. The events finished with the most energetic and cheering tug of war for the girls and boys where all the four members of each house competed against each other. Parents and teachers also paired up to be a part of the day and most of the parents enthusiastically participated in the tug of war.
The students from Grade 1 and 2 performed the lighter way of healthy living by the movements of Aerobics that the kids swayed to the rhythm of the music – Shake it up. Aerobics show was also performed by the students of Grade 1, Grade 3 and 4 which was well trained by the teachers and performed well by the students. It was a spectacular feast to the eyes and appreciated by one and all.
It was an exciting day for the students and the returning trip was filled with lots of nostalgic memories of the eventful and educational day. It highlighted the importance of the sports and a sporting spirit to one and all.