Founder's Day - A Remarkable Journey
Kharghar, Oct 04, 2022: Apeejay School, Kharghar proudly celebrated Founder’s Day on 4 October 2022 to commemorate the 103rd birth anniversary of their beloved Dr.Stya Paul ji, Founder Chairman, Apeejay Education- eminent industrialist, educationist, freedom fighter and philanthropist. His life is a shining example of how we can overcome all odds to achieve our dreams and become a beacon of inspiration for all around us.
Favourite bhajans and the floral homage to the Founder by the Principal and called the day as a ‘day of gratitude’ to Dr.Stya Paul ji, who envisioned the school to let the future leaders embark upon the road to holistic education.
On this occasion, an inspiring skit was played on human values. Poster Making competition with the theme ‘Let’s take forward the legacy of Dr. Stya Paul ji’ along with Rangoli Making with the theme ‘Celebration’ was also conducted.
All the celebrations reflected the vision of Dr. Stya Paul Ji enshrined in the Apeejay motto “Soaring High is My Nature” His remembrance elated the atmosphere which led to an aura of great enthusiasm.
All Apeejay institutions are guided by Dr. Stya Paul's vision of value-based holistic education, focusing on acquiring thinking skills and ‘learning how to learn for life'. The best students who personify and exhibit human values in their day-to-day life are awarded with the prestigious and coveted Dr. Stya Paul Award for Human Values.
The winners are given certificates and cash prizes. The winners of this prestigious award for the Session 2022–23 were:
- Class VIII – Middle Section-Vanshika, Nalin Agarwal
- Class X – Secondary Section- Aryan Sinha, Saujanya Thakur
- Class XII -Sr. Secondary Section- Dirshak Patro
The message by Mrs. Sushma Berlia, President, Apeejay Education, was conveyed to the students-
“Dr. Stya Paul was always a positive thinker, who faced all of life’s vicissitudes with a smiling countenance, never-say-die attitude and an unflinching faith in the Almighty. Though he was a hard task-master, his punctuality, sense of discipline, dedication and focus made him an ideal role model of excellence for all those who worked with him. He had only concentrated on working hard with dedication and commitment as he believed that “Work is Worship”. Celebrating his birthday is our way of paying tribute to his determination, hard work and spirit of excellence that helped him rise from humble beginnings and overcome physical challenges to become one of the most successful and respected men of this Nation".
Hindi Week Celebrations
Kharghar, Sep 12, 2022: The school celebrated Hindi Week from 12 September to 16 September 2022. Morning assemblies was conducted during this week in Hindi, wherein thought of the day, news, word of the day, Hindi poems, book reviews, biography of poets and speeches were given in our Rashtra Bhasha.
Also, a plethora of activities were conducted during the subject enrichment period, such as Poster- Making, Slogan writing and Shabd Gyan.
Further, Inter-House Competitions were also organised during Hindi Week comprising Hindi Kahani Lekhan, Swarachit Kavita Vachan, Vak Spardha, Debate, Sulekhan, Street Play and Poem Recitation.
The staff as well as all the students of the school thoroughly enjoyed the experience.
Students Celebrate Janmashtami
Kharghar, Aug 23, 2022:Apeejay School, Kharghar, celebrated Janmashtami with fun and mirth. Students from Pre-Primary to Class V wore bright and colourful attire on the occasion to dress up as Radha and Krishna.
The school also organised the ‘Dahi Handi’ event which is synonymous with Janmashtami. In this, a clay pot filled with yogurt, butter, or any milk-based food is hung at a height. Young boys make a human pyramid in an attempt to reach the pot and break it.
At the event, children also enjoyed dancing to their heart’s content with their friends and teachers. It was a wonderful gathering that brought together the entire school.