School’s Robotics Club in First Lego League Final
Faridabad, Feb. 1, 2015: The eight members Robotics Team of the School participated in the regional level of the First Lego League (FLL) Competition held at Amity International School, Gurgaon on 31st Jan & 1st Feb 2015.
Out of 39 participating teams across schools from NCR, Apeejay School, Faridabad team finished 5th and qualified to participate in the national level competition at Talkatora Stadium, New Delhi on 5th & 6th February 2015.
The School’s ‘Thinkquanauts’ used STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) and created innovative tablets including ‘V-CARE’ for visually & physically challenged people. They used their creativity, imagination & problem solving skills to introduce their innovative product through a movie. The young students also build their robots to complete the task on thematic playing surface.
Astronomy Club Activities
Faridabad, January 28, 2015: A special event was organised for the students of classes VI to VII by the School’s Astronomy Club wherein students learnt to handle telescopes and observe many celestial bodies. 20 telescopes were installed in the school ground. It was indeed laudable that the students were able to locate the planets Venus, Jupiter and the craters on the moon.
Parents were also invited and their active participation and involvement further strengthened the parent-school relationship.
Apeejay Model UN Security Council Conference
Faridabad, January 15, 2015: Class X students of the School initiated the Apeejay Model United Nations Security Council Conference on 14th & 15th January 2015. The Conference provided a platform to the young students to think, discuss and debate on various international issues including the agenda of ‘Threat to International Peace and Security by Terrorist Attacks’.
The two-day Conference comprised ‘Debate on the Agenda’ and ‘Draft Resolution followed by voting’ on both the days respectively. It was a unique experience wherein students as delegates of various nations created an environment of collaborative learning through debate and discussion on international issues and studied Social Science in a different and innovative manner. The debate also stimulated students’ minds and sensitised them towards the issue of terrorism.
Editorial team of students came up with the press release in the form of brochures carrying the highlights of the programme.