Middle & Senior - Events

A workshop on Designed and Innovation was organized at Apeejay School, Sheikh Sarai by Apeejay Stya University, India’s first Liberal Arts and Meta University. The workshop was an initiation by Apeejay Stya in collaboration with MIT media lab taking the collaboration further, laying special emphasis on the fact that ideas do not exist till you build them and are demonstrated .The opening ceremony began with the ceremonial lighting of the diya by Apeejay Stya University chancellor Mrs. Sushma Berlia, Vice Chancellor Dr. KK Trivedi, Pro-chancellor Mr. Aditya Berlia and Members of Board, Mrs. Nisha Berlia and other distinguished guests. Andrea Colaco, President MIT Media Lab addressed the gathering. She emphasized that this global initiative was flagship invention to help students teach and learn through collaboration. Mrs. Sushma Berlia, President Apeejay Stya Group and Chancellor Apeejay Stya University recalled Late Dr. Stya Paul’s vision of education of every child’s potential being activated in all dimensions and his greatest desire to contribute to the design landscape of country. This initiative would fulfill his dreams. The valedictory function saw immense excitement as the three day workshop came to a close with so much learning accomplished through various experiments and inputs. The occasion was graced by Mr. Sam Pitroda advisor to Prime Minister on public information, knowledge, and innovation and other dignitaries. Mr. Sam Pitroda exhorted the need to democratize information and radicalize it the complimented students faculty for their relentless efforts in combining art with new solutions. Mrs. Nisha Berlia proposed the vote of thanks by expressing her gratitude toward all those who made the plenary session possible.
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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.

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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.

Principal Mr. A.P.Sharma along with two students Sugandha Jindal and Vidya Varidh visited the Rashtrapati Bhawan on May 30, 2012 to participate in Project – ROSHNI. They also met Hon’ble President of India, Ms. Pratibha Patil. Same evening they attended a questionnaire round with Hon’ble President for the Doordarshan that was telecasted on Sunday, 3rd June 2012. The President lauded the questions that were being asked by Sugandha and Vidya.
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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).