Bootcamp – Building AI Readiness
A meeting was organized by Intel on 18 Dec 2020 on online platform, Webex. The meeting was attended by approximately 16 to 18 teachers from different schools of India who have opted for AI in class X. Ms. Meena, TGT Computer Science, represented Army Public School, Noida. The meeting was to give details about an upcoming online bootcamp of AI ‘Building AI Readiness’ for students of various schools. 19 students from classes VIII to XI along with computer science teachers of our school are attending the boot camp from 28 Dec 2020 to 15 Jan 2021.
Childrens Day Celebration
APS NOIDA celebrated Childrens Day on 14th November 2020. The day was ushered in spiritedly by the teachers. Year 2020 has been a difficult year for everyone across the globe, students not being an exception – the transition into a virtual class, the lack of physical activity and socializing. On this day however, they were in for a pleasant surprise as the online classrooms suddenly transformed into a platform of celebration, games, fun and frolic. PPTs took on new colour and meaning as the teachers infused smiles and laughter into the virtual classrooms. The celebrations continued into the next day as they witnessed a video packed with meaningful messages and good wishes for the students. The teachers sang and danced their way into the young hearts, making this Children’s day a memorable one for everyone.
ज्योतिर्गमय – A Journey from Darkness to Light
Even though our nation and the world have faced an unparalleled crisis in 2020, the students of APS NOIDA have searched for myriad avenues to express their talent and walk towards enlightenment of existence. To further this end, the School organized an inter-school event- ‘ज्योतिर्गमय – A Journey from Darkness to Light’. The resounding aim of hosting this series of competitions was to redefine the new learning normal of contemporary times by incorporating technology with talent and zeal. These virtual events amalgamated diverse aspects of a student’s personality, ranging from music and dance to other forms of performing and creative arts, with an interdisciplinary focus towards all subjects prescribed in the curriculum. The event saw an overwhelming response as 555 participants from 39 schools across the length and breadth of the country participated enthusiastically in the 17 competitions which were conducted in the span of a week, starting 5th November. An eminent panel of judges from various walks of life ranging from journalists, doctors, educators, performing artists, published authors, chefs, linguists and painters lent their time and expertise to adjudge the entries. The events included:-
|Envisage Crusader - portrayal of favourite Super heroes.|
|Battle De Rap - Dreamz - expression through Rap.|
|Nritya Este Y Oeste - A celebration of East meets west through dance.|
|Festivo – Evite - Designing e-invitation cards.|
|Kahani Purani Andaaz Naya - Amalgamation of drama and folk tales.|
|Mythblasters - Blasting commonly held myths with Science.|
|Mathkriti - Blending Art with Mathematics.|
|Lot Pot - Kal Se Aaj / Aaj Se kal: A take- off on changing traditions and social norms.|
|Scintilla - My Creative Spark - designing a graphic novel.|
|Cinematic Triumph - Movie making.|
|Kochmutze - The Petit Chef.|
|Voices of Change - Awakening people for a social cause.|
|Gen - Z Wants to Know - A Chat Show.|
|Mathenveshan - Innovation in Mathematics.|
|Manas Ke Hans Kal Se Aaj Task - Reinterpreting the epics.|
|Carmen Cantor - When Poetry Meets Melody.|
- The Mega event culminated on 10th November with live streaming of the final rounds of Bataille De Rap – Dreamz, Lot Pot – Kal Se Aaj / Aaj Se kal and Gen – Z Wants To Know. The Principal, Mrs Jyoti Rana, addressed the participants and the winners of the events were felicitated on the virtual platform.
An online Inter-School festival Expressions 2020 was organized by Army Public School, Shankar Vihar from 31 Aug 2020. Our students participated in different competitions in the event. The following students of our school secured First Position in the events mentioned against each:-
- Ayaan Mahendiratta, class VI – Daastar-E-Saaz.
- Akshath Barua, class VIII – Bharat Ke Kohinoor.
- Sreenjoyee Saha,class IX – Math A Doodle Do.
- Arushi Singh, class XI – Solo singing competition–Musical journey of 80s
Inter School Techno Fest for Science, Maths and Computers
GD Goenka Public School, Greater NOIDA conducted an inter school `Infinity’ fest for Science, Mathematics and Computers on 20 Aug 2020. Our school students Vineet Chamoli, class III, Aarna Srivastava, class IV and Adwik Srivasav, class V participated in mathematics competition titled `Mathwhiz’ and secured Third position.
Awaaz 2.0 Debate
Seven students of classes XI and XII participated in a 3-day online debate held from 22 to 24 August 2020 organized by the voluntary organization Awaaz Debate 2.0. After three days of rigorous debating, Divaroop Kaur Kahlon (XI C) and Advika Pande (XI A) have emerged at FIRST and THIRD positions respectively among 35 finalists. The grand jury member of the event was Maj. Gen. G. D. Bakshi, eminent Defence Analyst. The participants were:-
- Divaroop Kaur Kahlon, XI C – First Position
- Advika Pande, XI A – Third Position
- Lakshya Jha, XI B
- Kritika Pandey, XI C
- Arjun Malik, XI B
- Aashi Bajpai, XI C
- Shubh Bhardwaj, XII C
JPS Socio Fiesta 2020
A virtual inter school competition titled JPS Socio Fiesta 2020 was organized by Jaypee Public School, Noida on 06 & 07 August 2020. Adamya Prakash Mittal of class VC of our school won second position in the competition named ‘Director’s Cut’. Adamya created and presented a video on the topic ‘Tribute to Corona Warriors’. It was based on his own artwork and poem.
Inter school competitions involving Science, Maths and Computer Science were organized by G. D. Goenka School, G.Noida on 20th August 2020. Students of primary wing participated in different competitions in this event. In the competition called ‘Math Whizz’ – our team comprising of Vineet Chamoli of class III, Aarna Srivastava of class IV and Adwika Srivastava of class V secured the third position. They had prepared a board game on fractions.
DAV Sreshtha MUN 2020
Akul Mahajan, class XI participated in DAV SRESHTHA MUN 2020 on 14th June 2020 and was awarded the Special Mention Award. He participated in the World Health Organization Committee with the assigned portfolio of the delegate of People’s Republic of China, main agenda was “Roadmap for Universal health recovery post the current pandemic (Restoring wellbeing and strengthening healthcare systems)”.
Ahlcon Virtual Model United Nations
Ayush Jain of class XI participated in Ahlcon Virtual Model United Nations, in UNHRC, where he received Best Delegate Award as Peru.
Lipakshi Singh of class XII participated in the COSMOS MUN in UNOOSA, where she won High Commendation.
Essay Writing Competition by Shri Ram Chandra Mission
The All India Essay Writing Event has been the flagship event of the partnership between the United Nations Information Centre for India, Bhutan (UNIC) and Shri Ram Chandra Mission (SRCM). Our students participated in the category which was for classes 9 to 12 in the month of September. Students were expected to write an essay of 500 words on the topic “The Measure of Intelligence is the Ability to Change”. On March 1, 2020, Merit Certificates were awarded to Gayatri Mutreja of class XI, Sheena Jane Reuben of class X and Pratiksha Singh of class IX.
Vivaan Garg, class VI has been selected for an Inspire Award of Rs 10,000/- for the year 2019-20 by Department of Science & Technology, Govt of India for preparation of Science project/model and to participate in the District Level Exhibition & Project competitions to be organized by the District Education Authority. The District level competition was conducted at Rajkeya Kanya Inter College, Vijaynagar, Ghaziabad on 10th Jan 2020. Vivan Garg exhibited his project on `Auto-Dim Sensor in Vehicles’. The student was accompanied by Mrs. A Pramila, PGT (Chemistry).
Sreenjoyee Saha, class VIII participated in State Level on the spot painting Competition under `National Campaign on Energy Conservation 2019’ conducted by Power Finance Corporation Ltd at Vishwa Yuvak Kendra, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi on 14th Nov 2019. Her painting has been selected under top 10 paintings among 4 lakh paintings and won cash prize of Rs 10,000/-, gift of Rs 2,000/- along with a trophy.
Delhi Area Cluster Level Inter APSs Quiz Competition 2019
Delhi Area cluster Level Inter Army Public School Quiz 2019 was conducted by APS, Dhaula Kuan on 14th Oct 2019. Our students Ishaan Chandna of class XI, Faizal Mirza of class X and Sapna Shandilya of class XII participated in the Quiz competition and secured 2nd position.
Apeejay School, Sheikh Sarai organized a Force Fest on 18th Oct 2019. 14 students from classes IV to XII participated in different events. Adamya Prakash Mittal of class IV got the third position in ‘Inkbox’ event and Arjun Sanghi and Sujoy Singh of class IX got the first position in the event titled ‘Father Board’.
Battle of Titans
Mayur Public School, Noida organized Battle of Titans-2019 on 18th & 19th Oct 2019. Six students of classes IX to XI participated in different events. Sukhman Singh of class X and Akshat of class XI got the second position in Manual Bot (Robotics Manual).
The annual grand Fiesta “Namaste Deutschland-The German Language Festival” was organized by Goethe Institue, Max Mueller Bhavan in collaboration with Delhi Public School, Gurugram on 19th Oct, 2019. It is the biggest event of the year which covers an array of workshops, competitions, exhibition stalls, movie screenings and interactive session on “Higher Studies in Germany” and all of them are related to German culture in German Language. The theme for this year was “Sport in Germany.” 30 German learners from our school participated in the competitions and workshops. The event started with a cultural programme organized by Delhi Public School after which the students were sent to different venues for various competitions and workshops. Karan Tiwari of class 8 secured 1st Position in FIFA Playstation. Shreeyum Kumar and Shreeya Singh of class 9 secured 2nd Position in Tischtennis (Table Tennis)
Western Command Inter APSs Hindi Debate Competition
Akansha Pundir and Moksh Dand of class X and Shubh Bhardwaj, class XI participated in Western Comd Inter APSs Hindi debate competition held at APS Jammu on 10th Oct 2019. Our school represented Delhi Cluster schools in the competition and secured 2nd position.
Expression – 2009
An event called “Expressions-2019” was organized at Army Public School, Shankar Vihar on 19th July 2019.Our school participated in 16 events. 67 students from our school participated in different competitions.Our school bagged the Overall 2nd Position.
An annual inter school IT Symposium titled Code-2019 was organized by Apeejay School, Noida on 25th and 26th July 2019. 15 students from our school participated in various events. Akshita Garg and Subi Shrestha of class XII secured the first position in ‘Keynote’. Arjun Sanghi of IX bagged the third position in group discussion.
Technovation -The Global Technology Entrepreneurship Program for Girls – App Development Programme (Senior Division Team)
Technovation Challenge is a collaborative effort of Iridescent, a non-profit organization in USA and Adobe. Every year, girls around the world are invited to identify a problem in their community and create a mobile app to solve it. The young participants learn how to identify a problem, brainstorm, ideate research, market their app and launch a business. More than 7,200 girls from 57 countries around the world accepted this global challenge to identify and solve real-world problems like elder care, CO2 emissions in their communities through technology and entrepreneurship. Our School Senior Division Technovation Team-Pixel Crew has been declared the Regional Winner of 2019. There is one Regional Winner per region in each division. Regions are: Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and North America. The regional winners will be awarded by $1000 scholarship to promote the actual implementation of app. Our participants were Kaira Kuhu Naidu, Sapna Shandilya, Vrinda Sharma, Bhavya Gaur and Muskaan Rathi along with the School Mentor Ms. Shaili Singh, PGT(Comp Science) who actively guided the team throughout the event. According to Wikipedia.org, 1.1 billion out of 7 billion people worldwide lack access to clean drinking water- out of which 163 million are Indians. Our app aims to battle this problem instead of buying plastic water bottles each time a user is at a public place, H2O allows them to locate quality assured, free water dispensaries & laboratories near them. Users can register complaints to check water quality or for repairing water taps, track the progress of their complaints, rate & review dispensaries, add locations of other public water points & donate to support our cause. We encourage the community to work together for Healing Tomorrow’s Oases! It’s a Girls’ Entrepreneurship and Technology program focused on empowering young girls.
Technovation -The Global Technology Entrepreneurship Program for Girls App Development Programme (Junior Division Team)
Technovation Challenge is a program of Iridescent, a non-profit organization in USA. This program encourages a suite of transferable skills in our girls students that reach beyond a traditional, classroom-based computer science curriculum. It provides direct, hands-on application of creating a personally relevant mobile app. It encourages girls to work as part of a team to create an original and relevant product. Our participants were Saumya Suri(class VI), Aadya Sharma(class VII), Aishani Sood (class VIII), Kashvi Solanki(class VII), and Shreya Mahadani (class VII). The School Mentor appointed was Mrs. Meena, TGT (Comp Science) who actively guided the team throughout the event. The Mentors from Adobe were Mr. Sahil Rally and Mr. Mandeep whose constant support was valuable. Under this programme, our team “The Star Chasers” designed an app “Margdarshan”, a one stop app for career guidance. The app facilitates individual mentoring by experts of various fields and provides opportunity to attend live career workshops and training. The overall aim of the app is to increase happiness index of the society by choosing your passion as career. Our team worked on this project for 4 months from January 2019 to April 2019, which included various brainstorming sessions to finalize the topic, conducting surveys, analyzed target potential users, created demo video and pitch video as its support. They were trained on the various phases of app development under the guidance of the three mentors. More than 7,200 girls from 57 countries around the world accepted this global challenge to identify and solve real-world problems. Army Public School Noida is one of the semifinalists.
Our students participated in the event Incognito-IV, an inter school IT Competition, organized at Sommerville school, Noida on 21st and 22nd May 2019. 30+ school and 600+ participants took part in various events like Robo War, Gaming, Movie making, Programming, Ad-Inact, Scratch, Crossword etc. Our students Bir Singh and Sarthak Bhardwaj of class X stood 3rd in the event “Robo Air Hockey”. They were awarded with certificates and Trophies. Our students successfully made into the finals in other competitions like Gaming and Robo War. It was a good learning experience for the students.
Cultural Programme at Alaknanda Institute for Performing Arts
A Cultural programme was performed by the artists of Alaknanda Institute for Performing Arts who represented India in `Ganga Danube Festival 2018’ held In Hungry in the month of Jun 2018. One of our students Bhumika Mehta of class IX who participated in the fest was awarded a momento from the Ambassador of Hungry at an Award ceremony held in Trivani Auditorium, New Delhi on 27th Nov 2018.
Sharat Singh, class XII and Digvijay Singh Tomar, class XI won the 2nd prize in Gaming competition at the Annual Inter School Computer Fest `BOT-2018’ (Battle of Titans 2018) organized by Mayoor School NOIDA.
Hola España Quiz
The Instituto Cervantes Nueva Delhi hosted the Hola España quiz on 5th Oct.2018 conducted by Quizcraft and in association with the Embassy of Spain in India. More than 40 schools from the NCR participated in the quiz on Spanish culture, history, literature, arts, cinema, sports, fauna and many more topics. The following teams from our school participated in the events:
Team 1 – Ishaan Chandra and Priyanshu Ranjan of class X
Team 2 – Ayush Singh and Abheek Gupta of class XII
Ayush Singh and Abheek Gupta emerged as the winners and were awarded a prize money of RS 30,000 and certificates.
IYLIF 2018 Conference
Sehr Sannah Kapur, class XII attended the International Youth Leadership and Innovation Forum (IYLIF) conference held at Singapore on 23rd Sep 2018. She was appointed as International Youth ambassador for IYLIF 2017. This year she was invited by the IYLIF, a venture by Singapore based As Many Minds Pvt Ltd to be the Master of Ceremonies of their Annual Conference at the Lifelong Learning Institute in Singapore.
Aishani Sood of class VIII secured first position in Elocution competition in the Annual Literary Fest 2018 organized by Adharsheela Global School, Sector-3, Vasundhara, Ghaziabad.
JayPee Public School, Greater NOIDA organized an inter school Literari Fiesta on 03rd August 2018. Oshmita Bhattacharjee of class XII, Sapna Shandilya and Vrinda Sharma of class XI secured 1st position in Battle of Words (Debate).
Cambridge Noida MUN 2018 (CSNMUN2018)
Nine students of our school participated in the CSNMUN2018, held at Cambridge School, NOIDA on 10th and 11th August 23018. Arshia Bathla and Srishti Dutta were awarded the Special mention and High Commendation in the IP category.
Vishwa Bharti Public School, NOIDA organized an event titled `Resplendence 2018’ on 23rd August 2018. Our students Shakshi Thakur, class IX won third prize in the D-Indian Traditional Painting competition.
Abhivyakti (Annual Literary Fest)
Abhivyakti (Annual Literary Fest) an Inter School competition was organized by Adharsheela Global School . 4 Students from our school participated in 3 events — Doha Vachan , Cuisine de France and Elocution (Orator). Aishani Sood of 8-B secured 1st Position in elocution event.
AC Deb Memorial English Debate
Vidisha Raj and Ananya Deswal participated in an English debate on 18th July 2018 at Cambridge School Noida. Twenty teams from Delhi-NCR and Lucknow participated in it. Ananya won the second prize as a speaker.
Technovation – The Global Technology Entrepreneurship Programme
Five students of classes XI & XII accompanied by Ms. Meena, TGT Computer Science attended the `World Pitch Finale of Technovation 2017’ held at San Francisco Bay Area (USA) from 07th to 11th August 2017 completely funded by Iridescent, Technovation. Our school team `Ingenious APSN’ was one of the finalist out of 06 senior division teams. Participant students have received the certificates of finalists and price money of $10,000 for the STEM courses.
Selection of International Youth Ambassador.
Sehr Sannah Kapur of class XI was selected as International Youth Ambassador by International Youth Leadership & Innovation Forum (IYLIF). She attended a conference and spoke on behalf of the youth at IYLIF 2017 conference held at Singapore on 02nd September 2017.
Delhi Area Inter APSs English Debate – 2017.
APS NOIDA conducted the Delhi Area Inter APSs English Debate competition 2017 on 13th October 2017. Topic of the debate was ‘Media is the Cause of Turmoil in the Society’. Teams of all four APSs participated in the competition. The judges for the event were Ms. Geeta Sood, Director, Raghav World School, Ms. Rekha Jha, HoD English (retd.) Delhi Public School, Noida and Ms. Monisha Gupta, ELT Expert and Corporate Trainer. Result of the debate is as follows:-
(i) Best Speaker in Favour of the Motion – APS Noida.
(ii) Best Speaker Against the Motion – APS Dhaula Kuan
(iii) Best Interjector – APS Dhaula Kuan
(iv)Best Team – APS Dhaula Kuan
Inter School IT Competition.
Army Public School, Noida participated in the event CODE 2017 an inter school IT Competition, organized at Apeejay school, Noida on 26th & 27th October 2017. 50 + school and 600 + participants took part in various events. Our students Yuvraj Singh and Kartikey Kashyap of class XI bagged 2nd position in Digital Imaging.
National Talent Search Scheme 2016
Award of Scholarship for Class X Students. Aditya Sarkar, class XI has qualified for the award of scholarship under National Talent Search Scheme. Under the scholarship, the student will be entitled for Rs 1250/- per month till class XII, Rs 2000/- for graduation and for post-graduation as per UGC norms.
UP Science Talent Scholarship. The following students of our school qualified the Science Talent Scholarship examination 2016-17 conducted by UP Govt. in collaboration with Council of Science & Technology. They will be given Rs 2000/- per month as scholarship:-
- Arinjay Srivastav, class XI
- Pratyush Garg, class XI
- Neelaksh Singh, class XI
- Abheek Gupta, class XI
- Dhruv Dhyani, class XII
Quiz to spread ‘Voter Awareness’
- A quiz was organized by the election commission of India to spread `Voter awareness’ among students on 28th Nov 2017 at IIMT Greater NOIDA, two students of our school Abheek Gupta and Ayush Singh of class XI participated in the competition. All the participants were given a questionnaire containing 50 questions (objective type)to be completed in 50 minutes. Ayush Singh of class XI secured first position in the quiz competition.