New Delhi, Dec 29, 2019: UTSAV 2019, the Winter Carnival at Apeejay School, Saket, warmed up the otherwise cold winter morning as students and parents turned up in huge numbers to make it a stupendous success! Major General Dev Arvind Chaturvedi, AVSM, SM Head of Indian Reserve Military Force & Strategy Consultant, inaugurated the Carnival. Attractions of the day were performances by the School students and music & orchestra by School band. Singing maestro of Indian Idol fame, Satikant's melodious singing and Vinay Khandelwal’s dance troupe rocked the show. Sumptuous food and innovative & fun games organised by various classes were a great hit.
The Guest of Honour for the evening, Mr Sudhanshu Mittal, impressed the audience with his words of encouragement for the children and parents. He also appreciated the endeavour of the School Principal, Mrs Smita Amit, and the teachers for the fabulous show.
Senior Annual Appreciation Day 2019
New Delhi, Dec 20, 2019: Apeejay School, Saket, showcased the glorious journey and saga of hope ‘TARANGINI’ at the Annual Appreciation Day on December 20, 2019. They presented an outstanding in-house musical event – on the water crisis and plight of our glorious rivers. Conceptualized by the School Principal, Mrs Smita Amit and staff members of the School, a 'Conclave to Confluence' saga culminated in the presentation of the wonderful play.
Apeejay School, Saket, continues to make our students successful learners, confident individuals and responsible citizens. As part of their grooming process, 400 students actively participated this year in a cultural extravaganza showcasing their talents as theatre artists, musicians, vocalists, dancers.
Mrs Smita Amit accorded a green welcome to the Chief Guest, Mrs Meenakshi Lekhi, Member of Parliament, the Guest of Honour, Pt. Deepak Maharaj, son of Pt. Birju Maharaj, the special invitees, reputed luminaries of Apeejay Education Society, Principals of sister Apeejay Schools, alumni, and parent community. The Annual School Report was read out by the Principal. Around 60 School toppers and achievers received their prizes and laurels in the august presence of the dignitaries.
The vibrant performances were highly appreciated by the Chief Guest and the Guest of Honour as well as the parents who applauded the efforts of the students. While each river has a tale to tell, each of our holy rivers appealed to the audience in a witty way to be more sensitive and committed towards saving them.
The play concluded with the message ‘It is we who have to be crusaders and path breakers in this existential movement. Let us save our rivers.’
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.