The Primary Wing of Apeejay School, Faridabad, celebrated its Annual Appreciation Day - ‘Paratattva – The Supreme Truth’ for the session 2019-20. School Principal, Dr Parul Tyagi, in her formal address welcomed the Chief Guest, Dr Arpit Jain, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Guest of Honour, Group Captain C.S. Bhatt, Station Commander, Air Force Station and School alumni & other special invitees.

Light is a symbol of truth, knowledge and positivity. With this profound thought, the programme commenced with the lighting of the ceremonial lamp followed by sapling presentation to the guests. Dr Tyagi, in her address, spoke about the importance of early childhood experiences in shaping the future of a child. She concluded with a poetic tribute to the unique partnership of parents and teachers. The Headmistress, Ms Ritu Kanwar encapsulated the glorious achievements of the School in its Annual Report.

The musical extravaganza revolved around the theme ‘Paratattva – The Supreme Truth’ reiterating that every moment in the life of a human being is an opportunity to express the highest values and influence others with one’s humanity. It is then that one experiences the beauty of simple basic pleasures that create lasting happiness leading to discovery of the self.

The cultural evening began with an invocation to the Almighty. A plethora of mesmerising performances showcased by the students held the audience enthralled. The play, based on the search for the ‘supreme truth’, drew an appreciative applause. The ebullient dance performers took the audience on a tour around the world.

The meritorious achievers were felicitated in the Conferral Ceremony. The Chief Guest; Dr Arpit Jain, lauded their achievements and urged the students to hone their talent & potential to carve a niche for themselves and serve the nation. He emphasised this could be achieved by collaborative efforts of the teachers and parents. The event culminated with a Vote of Thanks proposed by the Vice-Principal, Mrs Anita Yadav. She thanked the dignitaries for rendering their precious time and blessing the students with their esteemed presence.

Faridabad, January 15, 2020: A Hawan ceremony was organised at Apeejay School, Faridabad, for the students appearing for the upcoming board examinations. The hawan ceremony was conducted with a divine fervour and spirituality to invoke blessings of the Almighty for students' brilliant performance. It is believed the hawans cleanse the mind and neutralize pre-exam nervousness, which in turn raises performance levels.

School Principal, Dr Parul Tyagi, Vice-Principal, Ms Anita Yadav and the Academic Coordinators, along with the class teachers attended the hawan with the students. Dr Tyagi wished all the children good luck for not only their forthcoming exams but also for a fulfilling life ahead.

The ceremony concluded with distribution of prasad. Mementos were also presented to each student of Class XII.

Faridabad, Dec 22, 2019: Apeejay School, Faridabad, celebrated its Annual Appreciation Day themed ‘Bharat – Ek Swarnim Gaatha’, on 22nd December 2019. The honourable Chief Guest, Shri Alok Mittal, IPS, Inspector General, National Investigation Agency, New Delhi, Guest of Honour and Mr Darpan Jain, IAS, Joint secretary, Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, lent grace to the occasion with their presence.

Mr Tushar Raheja, Alumnus, Author & Mathematics Researcher and Ms Rashmi Sikka, CA, Alumna, Member of Board of Directors, Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation were present as Special Guests for the occasion.

School Principal, Dr Parul Tyagi, welcomed the guests and presented the Annual Report of the School. The achievements of the School in the fields of academics, co-curricular and sports at the international and national levels were presented by the students. Prestigious medals, scholarships and trophies were awarded to the achievers of the School by Shri Alok Mittal & Mr Darpan Jain in the Prize Distribution Ceremony.

Shri Alok Mittal, in his message commended that today’s generation is dynamic & practical and elders must learn from them. In his address, he suggested that schools must encourage children to know about the rich culture & history of the nation to know how our nation has progressed as a civilization. Exhorting the young generation to lead, he advised them to uphold the values of truthfulness, honesty and courage. He stressed upon the need for the young generation to become responsible individuals and develop sensitivity towards environmental issues and road safety.

Mr Darpan Jain suggested the students to be passionate about what they do in life, to excel in what they do and to see whether the world really needs it. Children must be given the opportunity to realise their potential and be innovative & inquisitive to grow in life and contribute.

The Musical Drama presented on the occasion began with a brief narration of the essence of the theme ‘Bharat - Ek Swarnim Gaatha’ that showcased an infinite panorama of the Indian culture in different eras and dynasties. The mesmerising dance performances and the theatrical presentation were beautifully woven into the theme of the evening. The grandeur of the finale left the audience enthralled.

The Vote of Thanks to the revered assembly of guests was proposed by the Vice-Principal, Mrs Anita Yadav.