Dr Stya Paul Maths Quest
The 8th Annual Dr. Stya Paul Memorial Mathematics Quest was organised in the school on July 25 and 26, 2019. Twenty five reputed schools from Delhi and NCR participated in a variety of competitions like Logic-O -Run, Rangometry Sudoku, Toys from Trash, Mind Teasers,etc. which were conducted at different venues on the first day of the event. These were based on mathematical principles, reasoning and logic. The chief guest for the occasion was Dr. Vishwajanani Sattigeri, Scientist and head, Traditional Knowledge Digital Library Unit, CSIR. The programme commenced with the ceremonial lighting of the lamp to invoke the blessings of goddess Saraswati. This was followed by an enchanting dance performance by the students. Praney Surha of class 12, Science, expounded the application of Mathematics in Origami through a marvellous presentation. The 7th volume of the mathematics newsletter "Mathemaxim" was also released by the honourable chief guest on this occasion. The overall trophy for emerging as winners in the various competitions was bagged by Apeejay School, Noida team.The winners in all the events were felicitated at the Valedictory function in the school auditorium.
The second day of Dr. Stya Paul Memorial Mathematics Quest 2019 comprised of paper presentation on Innovative Practices in teaching & learning of mathematics by teachers from 14 recognized schools of Delhi and NCR. It was adjudged by Dr T.P. Sharma, Professor, DESM, NCERT. The first best paper award was won by Ms. Suman Saluja of Apeejay School Pitampura. The second best paper award was bagged by Ms. Pooja Mendiratta from the Indian School. It was an enriching experience for all participants.
New Delhi, August 31, 2019: To celebrate the exhilarating presence of grandparents in our lives, the Pre-Primary Department of the School organised 'Grandparents Day - A Salute to our Roots' on August 31, 2019, to honour and appreciate their contribution in the life of a child. It was an eventful day blended with fun and enjoyment for the grandparents who were greeted with a welcome song. Every class presented an item for their special guests. Handmade cards, wrapped with love, were gifted to the grandparents by their grandchildren. Apeejay School, Saket, salutes the spirit of the grandparents and the much cherished relationship with their grandchildren.
Vichitra Vigyan: Inter-School Science Quest
New Delhi, August 30, 2019: Apeejay School, Saket successfully organised an Inter-School Science Quest, Vichitra Vigyaan, to celebrate the spirit of Science on 30th August 2019. This new initiative of the School witnessed participation of 37 schools from Delhi and NCR with 153 participants displaying their scientific acumen and conceptual knowledge.
The Chief Guest for the event was Dr B.C. Sabata, Senior Scientific Officer, Dept. of Environment, Govt. of N.C.T, Delhi. The programme commenced with the lighting of the lamp followed by a rhythmic dance depicting optical illusion. Inspired by the successful launch of Chandrayan-2, a movie on India's journey to space and the contribution of notable Indians to space programmes was also screened.
The students exhibited marvellous skills and expertise while showcasing their talent in ‘Innovation Pursuit’, ‘Magic in Science’ and ‘Science Quiz’. A mesmerizing Kathak performance by the dance team was also appreciated by the audience.
The programme culminated with the valedictory function wherein prizes were distributed to the winning schools. The overall trophy for Vichitra Vigyaan 2019 was bagged by Greenfield School, Safdarjung Enclave.
USA, June 2019: Nine spirited students of Apeejay School, Saket, along with their teacher escort, Ms Sarita Chawla, enjoyed an exciting and enriching 9 day trip to the USA in the third week of June. The students visited Orlando, Niagara, New York and Boston
Besides relishing the tour to Disney World and the Islands of Adventure at Universal Studios in Orlando, students also visited NASA for some hands-on experience about the diverse space programmes and aeronautics research being pioneered there. At the Kennedy Space Center, students were fortunate to interact with veteran astronaut, Norm Thagard, from NASA’s Astronaut Corps. and gained valuable inputs from his experiences and personal anecdotes.
The students explored through the Kennedy Space Centre and were fascinated by the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket stands at Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Complex 39A, ready for launch on 17th June.
They also witnessed the grandeur of the Statue of Liberty and experienced the hustle and bustle of Times Square. The magnificence of the Niagara Falls left the students spellbound by its natural beauty and magnitude.
The students also gained insight into the American culture and way of life and learnt essential life skills and comradeship with their family of friends.
Overall, it was an educative, thrilling and a learning experience for all. This trip helped the students to identify their unique strengths and they all came back healthy, happy , confident and enriched.
Dakshta Padak Samaroh
New Delhi, August 28, 2019: Apeejay School, Saket organised Dakshta Padak Samaroh to felicitate those students who had scored a cumulative percentage of 87 in session 2018-19. Merit certificates were awarded to students who had attained 95 percent and above in academics.
The Chief Guest for the event was Dr B.P. Bhardwaj, Head of the Dept. and Professor at the National Institute of Education. The programme commenced with the lighting of the lamp which was followed by Saraswati Vandana and a Kathak dance performance by the students.
Altogether 170 students received scholar badges for their scholastic performance and 60 students were conferred the super scholar badge for being scholars for three and four years. 101 students received the Exemplary and Commendable Certificates for competing with self.
The programme was attended by parents of these students who had made the School proud by achieving scholar badges for three / four consecutive years.