Robin Singh (Jr)- Former Indian Cricketer – visits SJA summer camp

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The Cultural Week : CONFLUENCE 2017 (Day 3)

The last day of Confluence 2017 at St.Joseph’s Academy was organised in the school auditorium on 18 May,2017.Their was great expectation and zeal in the Josephites to make it a unforgettable day.The programme commenced with the ‘Fashion Show’ where all the models walked on the ramp with perfect grace and poise showcasing the various shades of the spring season.Donovan house came first in this event.
After this event the classical dancers of all the houses moved in sync with the traditional music enchanting us all.Bergin house was winner of this category.The Bollywood Dance had all the houses enacting a movie through a dance .The dancers elegantly moved with the music and mesmerised the audience with their portrayal of the characters and they very skilfully displayed the story of the film.Dooley and Donovan were declared the winners of this competition.
The programme  took a tumultuous turn as fortunes shifted from Dooley to Donovan.Donovan which was languishing in the third position now became a contender for the trophy.In the English Dramatics, all the actors acted in a skillful way bringing out the characters of their play to life.For the First time in our school’s history three houses Duffy,Donovan and Bergin came first in this category.This was followed by the Choir and the Medley were all the singers and musicians gave a stellar performance.Their soothing and soulful music  resonated in the whole auditorium.Donovan house emerged the winner in this category
Finally, the last event of the day was Western Dance where the dancers gracefully moved their bodies to different tunes.Bergin house emerged as the winner of this event and was also given the prize for ‘The Event of the Day’.Bergin and Donovan were declared the joint winners of Confluence 2017. Duffy House bagged the runners up trophy of the event.

Their was absolute joy and jubilation for both the houses as their diligence bore fruit.Bro.Dennis thanked all the participants and teachers for making this event such a grand success.

 

 

 

 

 

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The Cultural Week : CONFLUENCE 2017 (Day 2)

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The Cultural Week : CONFLUENCE 2017 (Day 1)

Cultural Day is the most awaited event in the Jr. School calendar looked forward to by all the Jr. Josephites. 17th May, 2017 was the day designated for the Jr. School to put their best foot forward and awe the audience and guests with their talents and jaw dropping performance in the musical plays – The Jungle Book, Around the World, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Dharti Ki Pukar to name a few.

                                                 The programme was greatly appreciated, and the hard work put in by the students and their mentors was applauded by the chief guest, Rev. Bro Dennis Joseph, Principal St. Joseph’s Academy. He also expressed his gratitude for the commendable co-operation extended by the parent.


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INVESTITURE CEREMONY 2017

The Investiture ceremony at St.Joseph Academy was held in the school auditorium on 9 May, 2017.
The programme started with Ashish Das of class 12 leading everyone in a prayer.
A welcome speech was given to introduce the Chief Guest,  MS. Sweety Agarwal, SSP of Dehradun.
The Chief Guest , Bro.Dennis, Bro.Benedict ,MS.Hasan and Dr.S.Sabherwal lit the ceremonial lamp.
This was followed by a scintillating welcome dance”Shubharambh”After that the Hindi Choir sang ” khande se melte hai khandhe”
Then the newly elected Middle school student body members marched proudly down the aisle-their steps in perfect sychorinzation with the resonating drum beats.
Bro.Dennis adminstered the oath to the middle school council.
Next the English Choir sang “Hall of fame” and mesmerized the audience with their song.
Later the western dance performed on the track of ” Mambo Number 5 “, cast a spell on the spectators.
Finally the senior school members marched forward solemnly and took their  stand on stage. Savinay Sharma (Head Boy) and Muskaan Agarwal(Head Girl) received their batches from the Chief Guest.Bro. Dennis administered the oath to the senior council.
Followed by a choir “Hand in Hand” to inspire the newly elected council.
The Chief Guest motivated the student body to exhibit their leadership qualities.She encouraged the council members to take their peers along with them which is the true quality of a leader.
Finally,Bro.Dennis gave the vote of thanks and specially thanked the Chief Guest for gracing the occasion.He also thanked the teachers,performers and the organizers of the show.
The programme concluded with the school song.The comperers of the show were Tushar Sarin,Devanshu Mehta and Rishabh Gupta.

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Labour Day Celebrations- 1 May 2017

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INVESTITURE CEREMONY – JUNIOR SCHOOL

The Junior School Investiture Ceremony took place in the school auditorium on the 29th of April, 2017 to induct the new council members for the year 2017 – 2018. Deputy Commandant General Home Guards and Civil Defence U.K. Mr. Amitab Srivastava graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and did the honour of pinning the badges on the newly elected Council members along with Rev. Bro. Dennis, Rev. Bro. Rajesh and Rev. Bro. Arokia Raj. The proud parents felt prouder still as they conferred the sashes after the oath had been administered by Mrs. S. Hasan. The gathering also witnessed two beautiful dances and a melodious rendering by the Jr. School choir.
The Chief Guest congratulated the newly elected torchbearers and reminded them of the great responsibility which comes with the newly acquired designation. A momento was presented to the chief guest by the Principal Rev. Bro. Dennis while the co-ordinator Mrs. S. Hasan applauded the constant mentoring of the parents which has borne fruit.

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REPUBLIC DAY CELEBRATION 2017

In an atmosphere of patriotic fervour, the 68th Republic Day of India was celebrated with great zeal and verve by the Josephites, at St. Joseph’s Academy. The esteemed Chief Guest for the event was  Ret. Major General P.K. Gusain, an alumnus of the school.The programme commenced with the hoisting of the flag by the Chief Guest and Rev. Bro. Dennis, while the whole school sang the National anthem with pride in their eyes.
After praying for the nation’s well being, the middle school put forth a patriotic dance. Alok Bhatt enlightened the audience about the significance of the day. The school choir celebrated the spirit of unity through the song – ‘Chak de India’.
Depicting the sanctity  of the occasion and the role played by the makers of our Constitution, the students of class 8th performed a skit titled – ‘Samvidhan’. This was followed by a speech by Sanya Dhyani emphasizing on the vices of corruption and dishonesty.
Saluting our soldiers’ efforts to make India the proud nation that she is today, there was a dance performance by the middle school.
The choir, joined by the teachers, sang ‘Vande Matram’. The Chief Guest, Major General Gusain addressed the gathering, enlightening the audience about the significance of the National flag. His speech included descriptions of the valley’s rich heritage. The programme concluded with the Principal Rev. Bro. Dennis giving the vote of thanks.

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ANNUAL SPORTS DAY 2016

ANNUAL SPORTS MEET 2016

Sports and athletics have been an integral part of S.J.A. for years immemorial. Keeping up the tradition, this year too, S.J.A. organized its 83rd Annual Sports Meet with the same flamboyant spirit, on the 19th of November.
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St Joseph’s Academy, Dehradun deeply mourns the sad demise of our former Principal Rev. Bro. V.P. Bernard, FSP on Sunday, 20th November at 10 a.m.

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    • Robin Singh (Jr)- Former Indian Cricketer – visits SJA summer camp

    • The Cultural Week : CONFLUENCE 2017 (Day 3)

      The last day of Confluence 2017 at St.Joseph’s Academy was organised in the school auditorium on 18 May,2017.Their was great expectation and zeal in the Josephites to make it a unforgettable day.The programme commenced with the ‘Fashion Show’ where all the models walked on the ramp with perfect grace and poise showcasing the various shades […]

    • The Cultural Week : CONFLUENCE 2017 (Day 2)

      Confluence 2017 a three day cultural extravaganza at St.Joseph’s Academy was organised in the School auditorium on 18 May,2017. The pleasant weather raised the spirits of the josephites as the four houses competed with each other for the coveted trophy. On the first day 17 May, a wide array of art events took place simultaneously.The […]

    • The Cultural Week : CONFLUENCE 2017 (Day 1)

      Cultural Day is the most awaited event in the Jr. School calendar looked forward to by all the Jr. Josephites. 17th May, 2017 was the day designated for the Jr. School to put their best foot forward and awe the audience and guests with their talents and jaw dropping performance in the musical plays – The […]

    • INVESTITURE CEREMONY 2017

      The Investiture ceremony at St.Joseph Academy was held in the school auditorium on 9 May, 2017. The programme started with Ashish Das of class 12 leading everyone in a prayer. A welcome speech was given to introduce the Chief Guest,  MS. Sweety Agarwal, SSP of Dehradun. The Chief Guest , Bro.Dennis, Bro.Benedict ,MS.Hasan and Dr.S.Sabherwal lit […]