Inter House competitions form an integral part of the school curriculum so whether it is skill or elocution quiz or best out-of waste, games or yoga, all competitions are held with verve and gusto and are aimed at highlighting the importance of sportsmanship for bringing out, the best of compelling spirit of young players.
Apeejay School, NOIDA, provides various opportunities for training of students for leadership. The school provides this training through two official bodies- PREFECTORIAL BOARD and THE SCHOOL COUNCIL. The school is further divided into four house systems – GANDHI HOUSE, NEHRU HOUSE, RADHAKRISHNAN HOUSE AND TAGORE HOUSE. These houses are looked after by a team of House Prefects and House Wardens.The four houses not only symbolize high values, but at Apeejay our students are also trained to be messengers of these values, not only within the school boundaries but to take them far and beyond.
Inter-School English Debate Competition
Greater Noida, August 28, 2021: The students from the Middle Wing of Apeejay School, Noida participated in the Second Jagannath Memorial Inter-School Debate 2021 which was organised by St. Xavier’s High School, Greater Noida, on August 28, 2021.
The topic of the debate, highly contested by the debaters, was ‘Artificial Intelligence could spell the end of Emotional Intelligence’. Our debaters, Yashavi Sangahi (for the motion), Tvisha Babbar (against the motion), and Rishi Vats (Interjector) competed with 19 schools from all over India and were adjudged the second-best team overall. The scintillating performance was appreciated by one and all. We wish them a bright future ahead.
Class V - Hindi Poem Recitation Competition
“Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.” - H. Jackson Brown Jr.
Noida, Aug 21, 2021: In line with the aforementioned quote, an online Hindi Poem Recitation Competition was organised for the students of Class V on August 21, 2021, through the Zoom platform. The theme of the competition was ‘Paropkar'.
All the students participated in the preliminary round. The three shortlisted students from each section of Class V participated in the Final Round. The participants gave a tough competition to each other and recited remarkable poems with great zeal and vigour.
The participants highlighted the importance of helping others, through their poems. They emphasised the values of benevolence and selflessness. The parents of the participants also lauded the efforts of the school for providing an open platform to the students to express their talent and oratory skills. The judge for the competition, Mrs. Juhi Mehta, praised all the students for their commendable efforts.
Result of the Competition:
|Position||Class & Student's Name|
|FIRST||V E - Arna Kumar|
|SECOND||V C - Aahana Singh|
|THIRD||V F - Aria Verma|
|BEST IN CLASS||V A - Naman Sachdev V B - Adeesh Chandra V C - Ayanna Satya V D - Manya Kalia V E - Alisha Kapoor V F – Yashasvini Raina V G – Punya Paras Sundrani|
GLIMPSES OF THE COMPETITION
Class III Mathematics Competition - ‘Puzzlemania’
Noida, Aug 21, 2021: Apeejay School, Noida, in its pursuit to provide an enriching and holistic learning experience to the students, conducted an online Mathematics Competition - ‘Puzzlemania’ for the students of Class III.
As all Mathematics lovers know that there's nothing more satisfying than cracking a difficult puzzle! Better still, you end up creating your puzzle to amaze everyone.
In a nutshell, puzzles are good for students as they develop an enthusiasm for numeracy, engage them in the subject and help them to see a purpose in what they are doing.
The competition aimed at the overall development of our young mathematical minds. All the students were provided an equal opportunity to participate and submit their entries for the Preliminary Round through the Assignment Module created on Moodle.
Seven best entries from each section were shortlisted for the final round held on August 21, 2021, at 10:00 am through the Zoom platform. Students submitted a video of 2-3 minutes duration including a clear picture of the puzzle and a brief description of the puzzle. The participants explained their journey of exploring and creating the puzzle (from process to product)during the live session.
The competition aimed to develop logical thinking and reasoning ability amongst the young learners.
It was an enriching experience for all the students, parents, and teachers. It oriented the students towards problem-solving skills and the ability to mathematise.
|CLASS||BEST IN CLASS||CONSOLATION|
|III A||Shivi Agarwal||Nandini Chopra , Rudra Suri|
|III B||Inesh Kakker||Mihit Namboori, Himaditya Maheshwari|
|III C||Advit Yadav||Vivaan Chauhan, Zahran Arhab|
|III D||Aaryash Deep Sinha||Prishi Kansal, Raagavi Chopra|
|III E||Vihaan Kumar||Adyasha Biswal, Arya Goel|
|III F||Arhi Deka||Alina Kansal, Aaradhya Golwalkar|
|III G||Arham Jain||Avni Poora, Shreshta Mathur|
GLIMPSES OF THE COMPETITION
Class IV - English Story Telling Competition
Noida, Aug 21, 2021: Since time immemorial, storytelling has been an integral part of our childhood. As a learning tool, storytelling can encourage students to explore their creativity and enhance the ability to communicate thoughts and feelings articulately and lucidly. It opens up the vivid imagination that runs wild in a child’s mind and enhances their confidence and speaking skills.
To incite the inherent curiosity and love for reading in students, an English Storytelling Competition was organised for the students of Class IV on August 21, 2021, via Zoom.
The judges for the event were Ms. Sana Khan, an entrepreneur who runs an online business, and Ms. Renu Dang, the senior Librarian at Apeejay School, Noida. Both the judges have a passion for sharing knowledge through storytelling and book discussions.
The stories were adjudged based on pronunciation, voice modulation, expressions, the content of the story, confidence, and props used by the students.
The young and enthusiastic storytellers came forth with wonderful tales. While some stories gave much-needed food for thought to the audience, others reinforced moral values. The event was thoroughly enjoyed by everyone. The young storytellers won everyone’s hearts and were applauded and appreciated for their efforts.
The results of the competition were as follows:
|POSITION||NAME & CLASS||CLASS & SEC|
|ASMI GUPTA||IV D|
|SUHANYA JOHARI||IV G|
BEST IN CLASS
|ACHINTYA RAINA||IV A|
|AMEYAA BAJAJ||IV B|
|ANIKA SHARMA||IV C|
|MOKSHITA PANDITA||IV D|
|KAARTHIK SUDEEP||IV E|
|MISHIKA MIHIR||IV F|
|ADHIRAJ KASANA||IV G|
Glimpses of the Competition
Awakening Programme - Session 5
Noida, August 17, 2021: In a bid to promote values such as sharing & caring, respect, facing challenges, and doing our best, Apeejay School, NOIDA launched the Awakening Programme in collaboration with Ramakrishna Mission on June 29, 2021.
As part of this programme, the fifth session was conducted on August 17, 2021, in classes I to V at 8:30 am. This was the concluding session for the first value of ‘Sharing & Caring’. In this session, the children were asked to share their experience of creating the notebooks or scrapbooks, whom they gifted them to, and why. In the previous session, children were encouraged to make notebooks out of unused papers and donate them to the underprivileged children. Several activities were conducted across different classes.
For instance, the children prepared first-aid kits, they conducted a role-play for which they had practiced during the previous session. Each group was allowed to perform the role-play in front of the class. The students were excited to perform as various characters from the story. They thoroughly enjoyed the activity.
The teacher appreciated the efforts and presentation of all the children. The session concluded with a discussion about the residential community and who all are included in it. The children were encouraged to ponder on various questions like - How can we help each other in a community? How does it feel to share your things with the children who have lesser than us? Why is it important to care for others?
The students were eager to share their views and learnings from the first value of ‘sharing & caring’ They felt more passionate and sensitised towards the community helpers, they were now aware of the correct way of garbage segregation and wanted to discover many more ways of saving the environment.