Virtual Annual Appreciation Day
New Delhi, Jan 16, 2021: Apeejay School, Saket, held its mega virtual Annual Appreciation Day - ‘Une boîte à bijoux enchantée’ - An Enchanted Jewellery Box’ on January 16, 2020. The event witnessed the presence of many luminaries with Dr Mahesh Kumar Sharma, Member of Parliament as the Chief Guest along with Mr Anurag Tripathi, Secretary, CBSE as the Guest of Honour. Special invitees - (Retd.) Major General Sharabh Pachouri, VMS and Padmashri, Mrs. Kiran Segal, Odissi dancer also graced the occasion. Mr Aditya Berlia, Member, Management Board and Co-Promoter, Apeejay Stya and Svran Group presided over the function.
The program commenced with the lighting of the lamp amidst melodious rendition of the Vandana followed by a classical dance form. School Principal, Mrs Smita Amit, welcomed the guests and presented the School’s Annual Report. Citations were read out as the CBSE board toppers along with other meritorious students were appreciated for their academic performance during the previous academic year. The co-curricular awards were also announced for the meritorious students.
The delightful evening unfolded with creative and extravagant performances with over 350 students participating in the event. The tiny tots performed a musical - ‘Princess of Spring’. ‘Swayam Siddha’ - the Hindi play showcased the inspiring life of danseuse Sudha Chandran. William Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ also took form as the fairies and elves took over the virtual stage.
Lastly, a musical tribute to our valiant soldier - Major Shaitan Singh, Indian Army Officer and recipient of the Param Vir Chakra was exhibited.
The celebration culminated with the vote of thanks, followed by the National Anthem. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed this exhilarating and engrossing Annual Appreciation Day.
New Delhi, Dec 12, 2020: The much-awaited Inter-School Sports Competition, 'Spardha', was held on Saturday 12th December 2020 with great zeal and euphoria. The inaugural program witnessed houseful participation from 52 reputed schools of Delhi and NCR along with the Chief Guest and the judges for various events. The artistic presentation paying homage to our phenomenal Indian sports legends and saluting the spirit of sportsmanship was much appreciated. An invigorating fusion dance performance that combined the elements of Zumba, Kick-Boxing, Freehand, and some Aerobics set the mood for the sports enthusiasts.
The School Principal, Mrs Smita Amit, welcomed the Chief Guest, teachers, and participants of various schools. The Chief Guest, Mr Nepal Singh, a renowned bodybuilder and a black belt in Judo, addressed the gathering and motivated the sports enthusiasts.
Spardha 2020 hosted 5 innovative sports competitions which included Push-up Challenge, Squat Challenge, and Skipping Challenge as the ‘online events’ and Yoga Challenge and Kata Challenge as the ‘offline events’.
It was a day filled with fervour and excitement experienced amidst thrills, shrills, and cheers.
Overwhelming and encouraging feedback was received from the participating schools for this unique initiative by the School during the pandemic.
Children’s Day Celebration 2020
Apeejay School, Saket, celebrated Children’s Day joyously as the teachers organised the online celebration at different time slots and all the children were in for a startling surprise. The celebrations began with the School Principal, Mrs Smita Amit’s inspirational words for the children. It was followed by an entertaining dance performance by Ms Malika showcasing the rapture and delight of childhood. Mr Maharana created an artwork as a special tribute to Shri Jawaharlal Nehru. The teachers donned their creative caps to make this day memorable and special for their beloved students and to spread happiness & love virtually. An amusing online class was enacted by the teachers acting as students wherein they portrayed their daily class observations comically and humorously. The students were pleasantly surprised to see themselves enacted by their teachers. They were deeply touched by the special messages sent by the teachers for their amazing students. The special Children's Day program by the teachers was much appreciated by the student fraternity. It was a wonderful & unique initiative to celebrate the peerless bond between the teacher and the taught.
Students celebrated Diwali in its true sense with an important message to spread joy and light up the world for others. The emphasis of all the class presentations and special assemblies was on a ‘Green Diwali’ which is the need of the hour. Fascinating posters, enthralling dance performances, and speeches were put forward by the students. Students and teachers took a pledge together to enjoy a safe, clean, and pollution free Diwali.
Dakshta Padak Samaroh
New Delhi, Oct 17, 2020: Dakshta Padak Samaroh, the annual prize distribution ceremony, was hosted on October 17, 2020, to celebrate the achievement of students in their academic pursuits and also to felicitate them. The Scholar Badge Ceremony commenced with the auspicious lighting of the lamp amidst rendition of shlokas which was followed by a virtual dance performance by the students. The Chief Guest was a distinguished luminary, Dr P.S.N. Rao, Director of School of Planning and Architecture. Dr Rao’s address to the scholars was truly motivating and inspirational as he enunciated the Ashtavadhanam, the ancient Indian art of learning and memorising to hone their skills and master the art of multitasking. School alumnus, Adhiraj Goel, an all-round achiever, also attended the session and shared his mantra for success, instilling positivity and self-belief among the students. His eloquent address left the young audience spellbound. Altogether, 110 students received scholar badges and e-certificates. The students with commendable and exemplary self-growth were also appreciated during the ceremony and were awarded the e-certificates. Super Scholars were also felicitated (for 3/4/5/6 years). Merit certificates were also conferred upon students who had scored 95% and above. The proud parents witnessing the event appreciated the online endeavour of the school and called it a motivating factor for the children.