Delhi, July 24, 2021: To inculcate reading habits, develop critical thinking skills, and improving self-confidence among the students, an Inter-House Book Review Competition was held for classes VIII and IX on 24th July 2021. The students enthusiastically shared their views and understanding of the two popular books – ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ and ‘7 Habits of Highly

Effective People’ as part of the online competition ‘Battle with Books’.

The judges - Ms. Mala Dayal and Ms. Shivani Verma from the English Department appreciated the efforts of the students and encouraged more students to participate in such literary and creative activities. The competition was appreciated by the parents and the students.

Apeejay School, Pitampura strongly believes that the opportunity to read and reflect after reading a book can help the children connect events and themes and develop a deeper understanding of the world around them. Such co-scholastic competitions are a regular feature of the school curriculum even in the online mode of education.

Battle of Books (Classes VIII-IX)

Delhi, July 31, 2021: Inter-house Slogan Writing (Calligraphy) Competition for classes IV and V was held on 31st July 2021 based on the theme ‘Save Water’. Participants came up with innovative ideas to conserve water. They all participated in the competition with great enthusiasm and showed excellent creativity through their writing skills. The aim of the competition was to encourage the students to write neatly, present the content in a proper manner, and sensitise them about the importance of water. In this competition, students exhibited their writing skills in different forms of calligraphy like Old English, Humming Bird, etc. The activity helped students to improve their presentation skills and inculcate in them the habit of good handwriting. The assessment was done by a selected panel of teachers on the basis of Slogan (relevance to the theme), creativity, legibility, font formation, and uniformity in fonts.

The Dedication House and the Discipline House secured the first position in classes IV and V respectively.

Inter-House Slogan Writing (Calligraphy) Competition (Classes IV-V)