New Delhi, Nov 2021: As a tribute to the secular ethos of our country and to inculcate respect for all religions, Apeejay School, Panchsheel Park, celebrates all festivals with great zeal and enthusiasm. Diwali, the 'festival of lights', is one of the most-awaited, sacred, and joyous festivals of India. Our young primary wing children celebrated this auspicious festival with their Apeejay Stya family virtually.

The air was rampant with the festive spirit as the children and teachers donned the traditional Indian attires, so symbolic of this holy festival. A class discussion related to the significance of the festival and the traditions observed served to showcase our rich heritage. The essence of the festival was beautifully conveyed through the pictures and videos shared by teachers.

Further integrating art & craft with the celebrations, our artistic maestros created colourful and vibrant Lord Ganesha to adorn their homes. It was a wonderful learning experience for our young children as they learnt about this sacred festival in a fun-filled and engaging way.

New Delhi, Nov 2021: Apeejay School, Panchsheel Park (Primary Wing) celebrated Global Handwashing Day to raise awareness and for a better understanding of the importance of hand hygiene in keeping ourselves safe and healthy. The importance of handwashing has also increased tenfold since the Covid-19 outbreak with personal hygiene being critical to our overall health.

New Delhi, Sep 14, 2021: Hindi being our national language, inspires us to have a sense of patriotism. Hindi Diwas reminds us of our true identity and unites the people of our country.

Keeping this in mind, the students of classes IV A and B presented the special assembly on the topic 'Hindi Diwas' on 14th September 2021. Both the classes worked as a team and presented a melange of thoughts, ideas, and expressions.

The assembly started with an outstanding performance by the budding dancers, singers, and instrumentalists. The students highlighted that we should respect our national language because Hindi reflects our rich and vibrant culture. They also emphasised the need to appreciate and spread awareness to promote our national language. The students presented wonderful yoga postures and an energetic workout session too. This was followed by a spectacular performance given by students through a ‘Hindi Diwas' skit that emphasised the importance of the Hindi language and encouraged everyone to embrace back our beautiful Hindi language. The show was thoroughly enjoyable by the parents. Along with the students, the parents also took the pledge to give respect to Hindi. The Principal, Ms Ritu Mehta addressed the parents and appreciated the efforts of the students and teachers. Further, she stated the importance of Hindi as a language for all Indians. The Vice-Principal, Ms Shalini Aggarwal encouraged and motivated the audience to speak and appreciate our national language in our daily life. The assembly was culminated by the motivational words shared by the Primary In-Charge, Ms Shweta Oberoi.

New Delhi, Sep 2021: Janmashtami celebrations from mythological times have involved 'matkis' as the 'Gopis' used to carry colourful matkis in Vrindavan. To celebrate the festival of Janmashtami, a Matki Decoration activity was held for the students of classes II & III. Students created beautiful and inspiring combinations of colours and patterns in different designs on pots with sparkling materials. They toiled hard, put their creativity at work, and came up with innovative creative expressions.

"Literacy is the road to human progress and the means through which every man, woman, and child can realize his or her full potential." - Kofi Annan

8 September was declared International Literacy Day by UNESCO on 26 October 1966, at the 14th session of UNESCO's General Conference. It was celebrated for the first time in 1967. It aims to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals, communities, and societies. Celebrations take place in several countries. Eminent writers and leaders contribute to raising awareness of the problem of illiteracy: along with the writers’ engagement, there are various companies and charity organizations that support the fight against illiteracy. Some supporters of International Literacy Day include the Global Development Research Center, Montblanc, the National Institute for Literacy, and Rotary International.

Apeejay School, Panchsheel Park, celebrated this day by conducting a Literacy Quiz in all the classes of the Primary Wing.