Celebrating Festivals

In our multicultural society we need to instill and enforce the universal values of brotherhood, tolerance, peace, compassion, patriotism and solidarity in our children. A celebration in the form of special assemblies is an effort to sensitize students towards living in harmony in a diverse society. They are taught to learn to use their thinking ability and skills to work for a safe and better world and to live in harmony with their fellow beings.

Baisakhi and Ram Navmi, Earth Day, Mothers Day, Doctors Day, Grand Parents Day, Raksha Bandhan, Independence Day, Janamashtami, Ganesh Chaturthi, Onam, Eid-ul-Fitr, Gandhi Jayanti and Lal Bahadur Shastri Jayanti, Dussehra, World Food Day, Diwali, Guruparv, Children's Day, Christmas, Lohri, Makar Sankranti and Pongal, Republic Day, Basant Panchami, Martyr's Day, Maha Shiv Ratri were all celebrated with great enthusiasm.

 

Noida, August 20, 2018: Rakhi Making Competition was held for classes VI-VIII wherein students made beautiful and visually attractive rakhis using novel and innovative ideas. These rakhis were also sent to the brothers at the Indian border. Students enjoyed the activity in terms of the creativity involved as well as the noble cause involved in the same.

Noida, August 14, 2018: Apeejay School, Noida, on the eve of the 72nd Independence Day, organised a ‘Freedom from Polythene Campaign’ wherein the students pledged to make the School campus – a ‘polythene free zone’. The momentous event started with an array of activities. The School playground looked bright and vibrant as students from classes VI-XII lined up with placards pledging to fight the plastic menace and together sang the ‘Vande Mataram’ with patriotic fervour.

As the event unfolded, the participants were apprised of the importance of being aware of how pertinent it is to be free from plastic. All the students were administered an oath by the Head Boy and the Head Girl, pledging to fight against the use of plastic in day to day life. A street play was enacted showcasing the ill effects of polythene on the environment. The play was also presented before the residents of Noida in the Sector 18 market. A march was organised by the students in Noida’s Film City that houses many commercial establishments, with placards to sensitise the masses. Students displayed colorful and meaningful banners & posters with slogans & visuals promoting the cause.

The School Principal addressed a special assembly and emphasised the need of being environment friendly and avoiding the use of such toxic materials. He also congratulated the students and reminded them to be good Samaritans and follow the pledge wholeheartedly.

The zealous, young students were all charged to shoulder their responsibilities. The School will continue to espouse such meaningful and socially relevant initiatives in the future as well.