•As SEYE KEHINDE’s GREEN House Comes 1st
Tesjok group of schools is one of the best educational Institutions in Alimosho Local Government in Lagos. It is a collection of Government approved nursery, primary and secondary Schools with high standard facilities for day and boarding students. Saturday, 2nd March 2019, marked a new beginning for the school as it held its maiden inter-house sport at the Government Technical College Ikotun, Lagos. The event
The Chairman of Tesjok Group of school, Engineer Ojo, gave the special guests warm reception as they were invited to the high table. The School Director, Yeye Adejoke Moyosore Ojo, gave the welcome address, appreciating the Board, Administrator, Principal, Staffers, Students and pupils of Tesjok Group of School. She used the
The Colours of the competing houses are Diamond-Yellow, Emerald-Green, Ruby-Red, Sapphire-Blue. They were named after important dignitaries in the society. The Diamond, Yellow House was named after HRM Oba (Prof) Adekunle Adeogun Okunoye (Eburu of IbaLand Osun State), Emerald Green House, named after Dr. SeyeKehinde (MD /CEO City People Magazine), Ruby Red House, named after Mr.Yemi Oke (Precious Paint), Sapphire Blue House for Mr. Adediran Emiloju (Chairman Aba-NlaLCDA Abaranje, Ikotun). Patrons
The Inter-House activities started with a march past by the students representing the Green, blue, red and yellow houses. It was a superb show as the houses had their kings and queens, Prince and princess gorgeously dressed in clothes that matched the House colour they represented. Each Parade Commanders did an excellent Job as they co-ordinated their members in an orderly Manner. The kings and queens presented bouquets of flowers and ceremonial garlands to the chairman and Director of the School.
Dr. Seye Kehinde Emerald Green House, came 1st with 68 Points, HRM Oba Prof AdekunleAdeogun Okunoye Diamond, Yellow House came 2nd with 64 points and MrYemi Oke, Red House, came 3rdwith 63 points in the march past.
The Chairman of the occasion Chief Akintunde Olufemi Ambode who gracefully attended in person spoke on the need of sporting activities among students. He encouraged the school to continue the good works, not forgetting that the world leaders in sports started as children. He advised parents to encourage their children to participate fully in
On the high table
The students entertained the guests with Calisthenics displayes that earned them rounds of applause, standing ovation and cash gifts. The games and events include lighting of unity torch, toy 50 meters race, 75 meters race, 100 meters, slipper race, shuttle race, picking the balls, two legged race, fill in the basket, egg and spoon race, fill in the bottle, 200 meters race, 4×100 meters relay invitation race, catching the school bus, tug of war, 4x100m relay race, parents race and staff race. Bronze, silver and gold medals were presented accordingly to individuals performances at the end of each Game/Event.
Invited Schools that participated in the 4x100m race include Konsul Private College,Hopewell School, Divine Confidence School, Bosticina International School, American Mind Builder, Mustard Seed School, and Oasis of Goshen College. Each school had four representatives for the race, which was segmented into female Primary, Male Primary, Female Secondary and Male Secondary.
Tesjok Group of schools has been able to groom students who are mentally, physically and intellectually gifted. They have also brought out the best talent in their students. The students were given the opportunity to express their God given talents in dancing. They mimed and choreographed different songs that thrilled the audience.
Awards of Recognition were given to Individuals who have contributed immensely to the growth and success of the school. The Awardees
In the overall Game and Events, Emerald Green house came 1st, winning with 41 medals, diamond Yellow House Came 2nd with 40 medals and Ruby Red House came 3rd with 38 medals simultaneously. The students of Dr. Seye Kehinde Emerald Green House were overwhelmed with Joy as winners of the school’s first Inter-house sport. They danced round the field with their Golden Cup. Their parents joined them in a photo session. They certainly felt proud and excited about their victory at the games.
At the end of the Games and event, it became obvious that sporting activities are important for both young and old because it strengthens the heart, lungs and bones. It keeps arteries and vein clear and give Energy. They reduce blood sugar level and blood pressure, control weight and help prevent cancer. They build self esteem and confidence, team work, perseverance, patience,emotions management, social skill, discipline and leadership skill. They also help to build the will to accept defeat, create happiness and also improve memory function.