Noida, Feb 19, 2020: Apeejay School, Noida, celebrated its Annual Sports Day 2019-20 ‘EXUBERANCE’ for the tiny tots of classes Nursery, KG and I on 19th February 2020, on sprawling grounds of the School.

The field was decorated with flags and balloons. The event commenced with a green welcome accorded to the Chief Guest, Major General Vikram Dev Dogra, AVSM (retd.), also known as the Iron Man of the Indian Army for his military prowess.

An impressive March past, ‘Khelega India toh Khilega India’, coupled with spirited marching music, flagged off the event. School Principal, Mr AK Sharma, welcomed the guests and the gathering of parents & grandparents. He laid emphasis on the importance of Sports in a student’s life, followed by a brief report of the Sports activities and achievements of the School.

The Meet was declared open by the Chief Guest with the release of colorful and vibrant balloons. Thereafter, the oath was administered by the School Principal. The highlight of event were the splendid field drills, involving mass student participation, to name a few are ‘Exhilarating Joy’ by Class Nursery, ‘Sparkling Fit bits’ by Class KG and ‘Fitness Jamboree’ and ‘Yoga’ by Class I students.

The zealous parents gathered in large numbers and constantly applauded the young sports stars of Apeejay. This was followed by the races. The participants took to the race track with full verve and vigor – ‘Healthy Regime Race’ and ‘Little Scholars Race’ for Class Nursery, ‘Green Revolution Race’, ‘Padho Aur Badho Race’ and ‘Eat Good Feel Good Race’ for Class KG, ‘Save the Flora Race’ for Class I, ‘Lemon and Spoon Race’ for the parents and ‘Flat Race’ for the ancillary staff.

The proud winners received prizes on the victory stand during the Prize Distribution Ceremony by the Chief Guest and Principal. The Chief Guest appreciated the efforts put in by the School and the Staff. He also urged the parents to encourage their children to be in the playground rather than sitting with the mobiles at home. He shared his experience as an Army Personnel and enumerated the importance of being physically active. He also requested the parents to allow children to follow their dreams.

The School Principal declared the Meet closed. The Vote of Thanks was proposed by Oviya of Class I.

The Sports Day instilled team spirit, boosted self-confidence, discipline and respect thus contributing to the development of soft skills needed for responsible citizenship. It was a day filled with fervor & exhilaration amidst thrills and cheers.

Noida, February 14, 2020: The objective of education is to prepare the young ones for their holistic development. With this view in mind, a day long excursion to 'Deva Farms' was organised for the students of classes III - V on February 6, 13 & 14, 2020.

Adventure Activity is an outdoor learning activity that takes place in an unusual exotic wilderness setting. As the name suggests, it entailed an element of adventure and thrill along with unlimited fun and frolic. The students along with their teacher in-charges were brimming with excitement and enthusiasm as they boarded the buses after seeking the blessings of Lord Almighty.

Primary In-charge, Ms Smriti Samuel, apprised the teachers and students about the excursion to Deva Farms, Alipur. Students were traditionally welcomed with a lavish spread of snacks. Students were bubbling with energy and they enjoyed Zorb Roller, Plank Bridge, Commando Net, Camel Cart, Rope Bridge, Zip Line and Tunnel Crossing, to name a few. There was also a Magic Show which was thoroughly enjoyed by one and all.

Famished after the rides, they devoured delicious lunch and then, danced to foot tapping music. Snacks were served enroute to the tiny tots to satisfy their taste buds after the fun-filled day. Exhausted, yet high in spirits, they returned with wonderful memories to share with their parents. The excursion strengthened in them a bond of friendship, sense of responsibility, value of sharing & caring and quality of independence.