The Thomasian family was beset with a mixed feeling of sorrow and gratitude as it prepared to bid aideu to Mr.Chittananda and Ms.Sahayarani, the two longest serving members of the teaching faculty. As they both retire, having completed almost four decades of dedicated service, the school desired to pay its warm tributes through a farewell program held on 22/2/2019. It commenced with a soulful rendition of a Bharatanatyam by a group of students. (Name) welcomed the august assembly. Ms.Florence and Mr.Ezhil Valan, as representatives of the Post Graduate Asst. fraternity felicitated their retiring colleagues with words of sentiment, that emanated from their hearts. Master. Ashwanth and Master.Titus Immanuel represented the student community and thanked profusely both the teachers for their guidance all through these years. Mr. Oscar, the Principal warmly remembered their service and offered his heartfelt gratitude to them. Fr. Joseph Kumar Raja, our former Correspondent and Principal, took all of us along the memory lanes as he had narrated the yeoman services, rendered by both Mr. Chithananda and Ms. Sahayarani. The teaching staff, as a token of their love and gratitude offered memento to both of them. Mr. Thanesh and Mr. Senthil read felicitatory messages in Tamil. A fine consortium of students electrified the gathering with their dance performance. Ms. Sahayarani, in her valedictory speech, remembered gratefully all the blessings she had received through the school and Mr. Chitthanandha, in his address, thanked all the previous and present principals and correspondents. Finally, the day drew to a close and the air was filled with emotions of love, gratitude and a tinge of sorrow.