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.
Independence Day Celebration
New Delhi, Aug 14, 2019: The eve of the 73rd Independence Day was celebrated with fervour and gaiety in the School. As the Tricolor was hoisted by the Chief Guest, Brigadier Sandeep Thapar, the young citizens not only sang the national anthem with enthusiasm; they also cheered the release of balloons in unison. All the three wings of the School not only regaled the audience, they whipped up the patriotic vigour with the rendition of soul stirring patriotic songs by the School choir, enchanting dance performances, street play on the growing water crisis and a fancy dress show. The Chief Guest released the School newsletter and motivated the young students, telling them to face challenges and be determined towards achieving their goals through the Sikh regiment motto ‘Nischay kar apni jeet karu’.
Dr Stya Paul Memorial Mathematics Quest
New Delhi, July 26, 2019: 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 XII (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 Winners Trophy 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 paper presentation on ‘Innovative Practices in Teaching & Learning of Mathematics’ by teachers from 14 recognised 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, April 26, 2019: Chunauti 2019', the annual two-day inter-school cultural fest, was inaugurated at Apeejay School, Saket on 25 April 2019 in the presence of many luminaries who graced the mega event.
World renowned Kuchipudi exponents, Drs. Raja and Radha Reddy, choreographers and gurus, Padma Shree and Padma Bhushan awardees, graced the occasion as Chief Guests and were extended a red carpet welcome by the School Principal, Ms Smita Amit, staff and students of the School.
The inaugural ceremony commenced with the traditional lighting of the lamp as the School choir serenaded hymns to invoke the blessings of the Goddess. A mesmerising fusion dance performance enthralled the audience.
Seventeen schools from Delhi-NCR participated in ten innovative competitions on day one: Clay It, Fusion Funk, Rap Dlam, Business-O-Mania, Nav-Srijan and Le Serpent L'escalier, to name a few.
The grand and colourful events of ‘Chunauti 2019’ culminated on April 26, 2019 with the valedictory function.
Seventeen reputed schools from Delhi-NCR participated in the fun-filled and innovative competitions namely – Storycraft, Dhwani, Kolourmatrix, Yog Utsav, Historical Character Comes Alive, Katha and Slowest Lander. The Ustad Mushtaq Ali Khan Rolling Trophy (UMAK) was bagged by St. George’s School, Alaknanda for their splendid performance in music and dance.
The overall winners were Apeejay School, Noida, for their remarkable performance in almost all the events.
The feedback and response by the participating schools was encouraging.