Middle & Senior - Events
Fine Art Workshop
There was a workshop on “Art Education – Design Think” organised by Apeejay Education, which was attended by Principals and Art teachers from various Apeejay Schools. An Introduction to the workshop was given by Dr. V.S. Garg, Educational Advisor of Apeejay Education and Mrs. S. Samra , Principal, Apeejay School Faridabad.
Our guests Mr. Paul Pos and Ms. Jojonnake Gyasen from Willem De Kooning Academy (Art School of Rotterdam) Netherland conducted the workshop form 23rd April – 26th April 2012. The workshop was an enriching experience in which we were exposed to experimental and contemporary art. It also gave light on how to relate art to other subjects and inculcate logical thinking among students. 18-20 students of Apeejay School, Panchsheel Park were also involved in creating a piece of art with logical skills.
Face to Faith 2012
Face to Faith is an innovative global schools programme connecting young people across the world. It gives young people the opportunity to discuss global issues and learn about the cultural and religious backgrounds of others. Interfaith Foundation is dedicated to the Interfaith Movement, a dialogue between people of different religious traditions, with a belief that the diverse faiths and cultures may coexist and blossom into a harmonious society. The students of Apeejay School Sheikh Sarai took part in a Video Conference with a school in Australia (CBC St Kilda's ). The duration of Video Conference was 60 minutes. The students at Apeejay explained beautifully the festival of Holi in detail, talking about the religious accept, the story behind, the learning and the actual celebrations which take place on day of Holi and also on eve of Holi. Questions asked by students at CBC St. Kilda were answered so well by the students at Apeejay. Then the students at St. Kilda talked about the celebrations of Easter which the Indian students enjoyed a lot. They also talked about Lent which lasts for 40 days before Easter. During Lent, many of the faithful commit to fasting or giving up certain types of luxuries as a form of penitence. The students were appreciated for demonstrating active listening skills and response questions spontaneously by the technical members of Tony Blair Foundation.
Visit to Rashtrapati Bhawan
A bhajan programme was organised in the school auditorium on 7th June 2012 in the loving memory of our beloved Chairman Sir late Dr. Stya Pual. Floral tributes were paid to beloved Chairman Sir by each and every member present. The bhajans were presented by Mr. Ashok Kumar and Mr. Naresh Nagpal along with the Music department of Apeejay School, Panchsheel Park. Dr. V.S. Garg, spoke about the experiences he shared with late Chairman Sir while visiting various Apeejay Schools, highlighting his love and bond with children. Principal A.P.Sharma shared Chairman Sir’s vision with everyone. The programme came to an end with the favourite bhajan of late Chairman Sir ‘Vishwapati Ke Dhayan Mein…..’ sung by the President Apeejay Education Mrs. Sushma Berlia (CD was played).
Force Fest 2012
Apeejay School Sheikh Sarai celebrated the gala annual event ‘Force Fest’ on 17th and 18th July 2012. The occasion was graced by honourable Chief Guest, Mr. Anil Sagar, Director with Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-India), Govt. of India, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology. Mr. Anil Sagar impressed and motivated the students by giving technical knowledge about what ethical hacking means. He encouraged students to enhance their technical knowledge and asked them to be abreast of latest updates, asked them to join good fraternity groups of their interest, read inspiring poems, stories, blogs etc. He emphasized on the immense potential of students in the field of Information Technology. He encouraged the students to participate in the competitions to learn and share new technology. The Principal of the school, Mr. A.P. Sharma, reiterated the fact that India should retain its top slot position in the field of IT and encouraged the students to work harder to achieve the pinnacle of success. The competition witnessed enthusiastic participation of many schools of the NCR in events like Web Oasis (WebDesigning), Infomatrix(Quiz), SlideDot(Powerpoint Presentation), Robotix(Robotics), Cine Flux(Movie Making), Cyber Combat (Gaming), Dev. Aps(Software Display), Paint Wars(Ms-Paint) and PenDown(Logo Programming) Out of 40 participating schools, Apeejay School Pittampura was adjudged the overall Winner while Delhi Public School, Noida received the Runners-up trophy.