Thursday, 15 February 2018

Yellow House wins Beehive School 2018 inter-sports competition

Yellow House has successfully defended its position as the best house in Beehive School as it emerged champions of the school’s 2018 inter-house sports competition for the second year in a row. The house came tops with a total of 28 medals consisting of twelve gold, ten silver and six bronze medals.



Red House came second place with 29 medals made up of eleven gold, seven silver and eleven bronze medals while Blue House came in at third position with six gold, twelve silver and five bronze medals. Green House ended up in pole position with 22 medals made up of five gold, five silver and twelve bronze medals.

The event, which was held at the school’s newly constructed sports arena, witnessed a large turnout of parents, invited guests and pupils from schools around the Ikeja environs who participated in the schools invitational relays.

The sports competition saw pupils take part in various track and field events such as the 25 metres and 50 metres race for the nursery section while the primary pupils took part in the 100metres and relay races, high jump, sack race and filling the basket event. There was also field events like high jump, long jump and taekwondo demonstration by the children.

Speaking at the event, the school’s PTA chairperson, Mrs. Bridget Elesin said, “Watching our children compete and have fun brings us the true joy of learning that education goes beyond book work and involves this aspect of physical and health education. Thanks to the proprietress Mrs. Latifat Dosunmu and Beehive management for providing the facilities and developing sporting programmes that our kids enjoy being part of.”

Speaking at the event, the proprietress Beehive School, Mrs. Latifat Dosunmu restated her commitment to developing well-rounded children that can compete with their peers globally and promised investment in facilities to ensure that the pupils can develop their potentials to the fullest.

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