Sports: A Tribute to Capacity
Faridabad, Jan. 2017: The School celebrated its Annual Sports Day, Apeejay Athena ’16, with exuberance and fervor. The event began with the welcome of the guests, Mr. Vijay Yadav, Mrs. Shweta Chaudhary & Dr. (Brig.) Arvind Gupta and other dignitaries by the School Principal. As the meet was declared open, the four houses of the School impressed all with their synchronized march-past.
Students presented an opening dance on the song ‘The waving flags’. The highlight of the day was the display of Taekwondo & Karate defence skills by the students. Mrs. Shweta Chaudhary, in her address, inspired the young girls to aim for the Olympics and bring pride to the nation. A mass drill by the Pre-Primary Wing and Yoga session called for much praise from the audience. The parents participated in the fun race, wrapped Christmas gifts, among other things with great enthusiasm. The programme concluded with the closing song ‘आशाएँ खिले दिल की’ with a promise to achieve their dreams, followed by the National Anthem.
Faridabad, Jan. 2017: Style and elegance set the stage when the students of Class III walked the ramp to display their creativity & talent. The special assembly showcased beautiful attires of various states made out of waste in the School.
The states that the students represented were: Himachal Pradesh, Kashmir, Bihar, Assam, Maharashtra, Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh. They walked confidently and carried themselves gracefully. The efforts put in by the students were applauded when they displayed innovative clothing styles and designs.
Students also spoke about the states they were representing. The School Principal and faculty admired & acknowledged the efforts put in by the students.
Visit to World Book Fair
New Delhi, Jan. 13, 2017: The students of classes VI, VII and VIII visited the World Book Fair at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. The Fair had stalls put up by many publishers and the various genres included fiction, non-fiction, wellness, motivation, spiritualism, and art, to experimental kits, and educational puzzles.
The students enjoyed browsing through the foreign publications as they picked up books in languages they were learning at school. Students were overwhelmed by the sheer magnitude and choice of books available, and had a tough time deciding which ones to choose. The fair visit was a great experience for them.
Let us follow Traffic Rules
Faridabad, Jan. 11, 2017: A workshop on ‘Awareness of Road Safety’ was conducted for the students at the Apeejay Svran Global School by Mr. Pooran Chand Pawar, DCP-Traffic, Faridabad and the Traffic Zone Officer. They spoke about the importance of traffic rules and the safety of all people who travel on the road. The students were informed about the different types of signboards and associated traffic rules, the purpose of a zebra crossing, the meaning of the hand-positions of the traffic controller, prominent reflectors on cycles and rickshaws, importance of seat-belts and helmets, safe-driving, and proper parking of vehicles.
They also advised not to throw trash outside the vehicle while driving or travelling, not to make noise in the school bus as it leads to distracting the driver, avoid use of a mobile phones or earphones while driving and that driving under the influence of intoxicants is strictly prohibited.
Mr. Pawar exhorted the students to follow traffic rules and spread awareness about the same. He also presented some statistics about road accidents being the major cause of deaths. Almost all accidents are avoidable and are caused due to carelessness regarding traffic rules. He also told the students not to drive until they attain the age of eighteen years.
On the occasion, the School Principal spoke about the importance of safety and following of rules in order to become conscientious and responsible citizens of tomorrow. The session concluded with the students’ promise to the authorities on strictly following the traffic rules themselves and they would also make an effort and ensure that their parents, relatives, friends and neighbours follow them.