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-House Quiz Competition
Noida, Nov 9, 2020: Apeejay School Noida, conducted a Quiz Competition for classes IX-XII to encourage students to look beyond their textual knowledge and establish a relationship between theory and application. Such quiz competitions bring out the healthy competitive element and encourage the students to work harmoniously in a team and expand one’s knowledge of concepts. The Quiz Competition, being online this year, tested students’ soft skills too.
The event began with the introduction of the hosts - Abhiroop Paul and Jaya Narayan - alumni of batches 2016 and 2020 respectively. The Quiz consisted of four rounds - Media Round, Video Round, Wikipedia Round, and Rapid Fire Relay Round.
The competition proved to be a tool to assess and measure the growth of knowledge. The four participating houses - Nehru, Gandhi, Radha Krishnan, and Tagore - staged one team of two students each for the event. They battled it out in every round to score over the other with Radha Krishnan House topping the tally and winning the competition. Nehru House was the runner up. It was a fun-filled activity that enabled the students ‘to think out-of-the-box’.
CODE Installation Ceremony
Noida, Nov 6, 2020: In an endeavour to encourage and appreciate the budding technocrats of the School, the new CODE Club team of the session 2020-21 were acknowledged in a special Installation Ceremony on November 6, 2020.
The ceremony started with a special CODE movie highlighting the oncoming CODE symposium. This was followed by the announcement of the CODE Club team headed by Amaiya Singhal, President of the Club, and Achintya Chaitanya, President of Robotics Club of the School. The Club comprising 51 executives took the oath administered by the Principal.
The Principal congratulated and blessed the team members. He emphasised that today, more than ever, we are surrounded by technology and virtual space. He reiterated that human intelligence must prevail over machines.
'Hindi Story Telling' Performance by Class Nursery
Noida, September 17, 2020: To develop the speaking skills of our tiny tots and to build their confidence, Apeejay School, Noida, organised an intra-section 'Hindi Story Telling' performance for the students of Class Nursery. The young storytellers narrated the moral based stories in an interesting and expressive way using a variety of colourful props. As a learning tool, the art of storytelling not only encourages students to explore their unique storytelling style but also develops an ability to communicate their thoughts and feelings in an articulate manner.
Parent Connect’ Session
“When I learn something new and it happens every day, I feel a little more at home in this universe, a little more comfortable in the nest”
Noida, June 26, 2020: Owing to the pandemic, COVID-19, we all have been maintaining social distance and are working from the relatively safer confines of our homes. Apeejay School, Noida, ventured to extend a helping hand to all its stakeholders by providing them a platform to discuss these issues with an impressive team of experts.
A ‘Parent Connect’ session through Zoom webinar was held on Friday, June 26, 2020, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm to allay the apprehensions of parents in these unprecedented times and to vitalize their trust in the School's vision, mission, policy and ethos.
School Principal, Mr AK Sharma, accorded a warm welcome to all the panelists and the parents. He reiterated the resolve of Apeejay School, Noida to not only provide its students quality education but also assist them in their physical, social and emotional well-being. He gave an overview of the vision of this prestigious institution that was established by Late Founder Chairman, Apeejay Education Society, Dr Stya Paul ji and now flourishing under the able guidance of his only daughter and child, Mrs Sushma Paul Berlia. Mr AK Sharma also reaffirmed that during the lockdown period, the School and parents are conjoined Home-School partners in this journey of educating students and keeping them safe and healthy.
The elite panel consisted of Dr Garima Srivastava, Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Delhi; Dr Srishti Goel, Assistant Professor, Department of Neonatology, Lady Harding Medical College, New Delhi and Dr Namita Nadar, Head, Clinical Nutrition, Fortis Hospital, Noida.
Dr Garima, a psychologist, highlighted the parenting challenges in the times of Covid-19 and suggested innovative strategies to counteract them. Dr Srishti, an alumna, provided an in-depth insight into managing emotions and age appropriate ways to stay productive during the lockdown period.
Dr Namita, a dietician & nutritionist, emphasised on the need for taking good nutrition to develop strong immunity and gave tips to stay safe and healthy during these times. She outlined the nutritional requirement for the proper growth and development of children.
The informative sessions by the panel of experts were followed by an interactive Q&A session wherein the guest speakers responded to the queries of parents. The experts counselled parents and provided them tips to engage their children during this time of confinement, staying positive, creating a daily routine, managing nutrition, maintaining discipline at home and reducing emotional stress.
Mrs Amrita Hajela, Vice-Principal, expressed her heartfelt gratitude to the panel of experts and also thanked the parent fraternity for sparing their valuable time and being a part of the webinar. Parents appreciated this wonderful opportunity to interact with experts and gain insight into domains of Psychology and Neonatology.
Intra-Class Quiz Competition
Noida, January 23, 2020: Intra-Class Quiz Competition was held for Class II in the School auditorium on January 23, 2020. Two students from each section were selected through a preliminary round held in the respective classes. These selected students participated in the final round as representatives of their sections. The Quiz consisted of seven rounds wherein various innovative questions (visual) were asked based on the general awareness of the students. The students answered the questions enthusiastically. The performance of all the students was applauded by one and all. The event was concluded by Ms Smriti Samuel, Primary In-Charge. She appreciated the efforts put in by the students as well as the teachers. The results of the competition were as follows:
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