- The SJA Epistle_May2015
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- ICSE ( Class X )March 2015 (90% & above)
ICSE ( Class X )March 2015 (90% & above) 1 SHASHWAT BADONI 95 97 99 98 100 97.8 2 LAKSHAY ARORA 94 97 97 99 99 97.2 3 PRATICHI 92 99 99 97 99 97.2 4 ADITI VERMA 94 99 96 97 99 97 5 NANDITA AGARWAL 95 96 96 98 100 97 6 SHAURYA [...]
- RESULT:- ISC (XII ) March 2015 (90% & above)
Sl No Unique ID Candidate Name Total 1 5568249 KANISHK KALA 98.5 2 5637183 SRISHTI CHADHA 98.5 3 5651313 VINAYAK AGARWAL 98.5 4 5526972 ALOK BHATT 97.75 5 5607540 RIDAM AGARWAL 97.75 6 5630413 SHUBHANGI MITTAL 97.75 7 5627141 SHOURYA KUMAR 97.5 8 5553493 DIVYANSHU PUNDIR 97.25 9 5598430 PRATYUSH THAPLIYAL 97.25 10 5525909 AKSHAY [...]
- Investiture Ceremony – 6th May 2015
A leader is one who shows the way, knows the way and follows the way . The young leaders of today are the visionaries of tomorrow. On 6th May, 2015 the SJA family gathered to witness the official vesting of powers in the leaders of the school, the Investiture Ceremony. The Chief Guest for the programme [...]
- Junior School Investiture Ceremony – 30th April, 2015.
On 30th April, 2015 eighteen young dynamic Josephites from the Junior School were entrusted with the mantel of responsibility, at the investiture ceremony held at the School Auditorium. Shri. Pushpak Joyti IPS, SSP Dehra Dun graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Mrs. S. Hasan the Junior School coordinator guided the young leader through the [...]
- The SJA Epistle_May2015
In commemoration of SJA completing 80 years, the school will be releasing a special edition of our news letter covering these 80 glorious years. Articles from parents, teachers, ex-teachers , students and the ex-students discussing their experience and memories with this institution will be incorporated in the issue. We invite the articles to be mailed to our magazine
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by 20th September 2013.
THE 3RD DAY OF THE CULTURAL FEST AT St. JOSEPH`s academy remained packed with abundant fun and Excitement. The cultural programme included competitions in a a number of activities serving a high dose of entertainment. The chief guest for the occasion were the principal Rev.Bro George and vice principal Bro.Dennis.
The competitions were judged by different eminent virtuosos, maestros in their respective fields. The Inter house movie making competition saw an enthusiastic participation and movies like “poverty in dehradun” and “ coca cola project” touched the hearts of one and all present In the movie making Duffy house outshone the other three houses whereas Bergin house took the lead in the folk dance competition. The English dramatics competition that included plays like The Sherrif`s kitchen,Inspiration ,Chaos at the Enchante Academy and The hysterical historical Trojan War were widely acclaimed. Next in the line was Hindi duet song competition in which Devika and Kanwar of Dooly house bagged the first prize.
Soon the auditorium was reverberating with the rocking music and groovy and peppy tunes played by the house bands. The well synchronized and graceful steps of the western dancers of all the four houses won them thunderous applaud .
Duffy bagged the first position in the instrumental music whereas , Donovan seized the first position in Western Dance competition.
At the end of the day Dooly House was leading with ,followed by Donovan house ,Duffy House with 247 points and Bergin House with 185 points. Eventually Dolly House lifted the cock house cup . Addressing the students the principal praised them for putting their best foot forward and for showing a professional approach to the event .
St Joseph’s Day and the Investiture ceremony for the Senior School and Middle School Council members was celebrated today at St. Joseph’s Academy. The Chief Guest for the occasion were Brig Sanjay Ahuja, President Cantonment Board and Mr Arvind Dwivedi , CEO Cantonment Board , Clement Town.
Mr Bhupinder Singh Kandari graced the occasion as the Guest of Honour . Mrs Sushila Rawat was also present as a special Guest. After the Prayer by Tanya , the ceremonial lamp was lit by the Principal , The Vice Rp9incipal , The Chief Guests and the Guest of Honour.
It was followed by illuminating speeches made by students and a skit highlighting the life and teachings of St. Joseph . The well choreographed prayer dances on songs like St Joseph tere jai ho and Krishna O Krishna and the rhythmic rendition of Reach for the starts left the audience spell bound. Now was the time most awaited and most esteemed moment of the day ie the Investiture Ceremony .
Exuding confidence and with hearts full of commitment and devotion to school and each other, first the middle school students marched up the aisle to take the pledge administered by the Principal. Soon after it the Senior School Students Council followed suit pledging to carry out their duties to the best of their abilities. The programme also included a power point presentation highlighting the various feats achieved by the ex Josephites . the names of the two deserving students, who received a scholarship from the school were also announced on the occasion. Addressing the gathering the chief guest said Life is action create your path and keep moving ahead . you are the creator of your own destiny.
Lastly the Principal presented mementoes to the Chief Guest and Guest of Honour and also proposed the vote of Thanks. He also credited and congratulated the parents of the Council members for giving best grooming to their children that enabled them to be perfect role models.
The Council members
Head Boy : Utsav Thapliyal
Head GIRL : Jahnavi Srivastava
Dooley House : Aditya Singh Bisht, Lavanya Taneja
Bergin house : Paras Barthwal, Chesta Dhawan
Donovan House : Suyash Vishnoi, Aditi singh
Duffy House :Siddharth Dangwal, Gauri Saxena
St. Joseph’s Academy, Junior School conducted the investiture ceremony on 26th April, 2013, in the school auditorium. The programme began with the lighting of the lamp by the Principal, Rev. Bro. George and Vice Principal Rev. Bro. Dennis. This was followed by a payer dance. The Oath was administered by the Junior School Coordinator Mrs. S. Hasan and the Prefect badges were pinned by the Principal Br. A.J. George and the Vice Principal Br. Dennis.
In his closing address Bro. George congratulated the parents of the newly elected leaders and stressed on the qualities that defines a true leader and asked the young office bearers to inculcate the same. He also congratulated and appreciated the parents for being ideal role models. During the course of the event, a beautiful cultural programme was also presented by the junior students which was much appreciated by all present. Mrs. Rekhi thanked the parents, Mrs. Yadav, Mr.Rautela, Mrs. Namrata, Mr. Rijo and all the staff members for their support.
The following young leaders were declared as the office bearers –
HEAD BOY – AVI VADEHRA
HEAD GIRL - DIVYANSHI UNIYAL
DUFFY HOUSE - ARYAN BARTHWAL
BERGIN HOUSE- YATHARTHA SHARMA
DOOLEY HOUSE- TEJASWI RAI
DONOVAN HOUSE - ATTULYA PRATAP GUPTA
DUFFY HOUSE – ANANYA OBERAI
BERGIN HOUSE- SHREYA SEHGAL
DOOLEY HOUSE- AASTHA SINGH
DONOVAN HOUSE – SAMEEKSHA AHUJA
The Josephites got another opportunity to showcase their immense talent on 31 JANUARY 2013 when the school organized ‘Activity Day’ for classes VII and VIII. The function began with the arrival of the Chief Guests Principal Rev. Bro. A.J. George .
The hindi as well as the English choir and instrumental groups of both classes won the thunderous applause for themselves leaving the audience g for an encore.
This red letter day was celebrated with great fervour and zeal at St. Joseph’s Academy. The chief guest for the occasion was Shri S.C.Mamgain, D.I.G., I.T.B.P., Uttarakhand, who hoisted the national flag with the Principal, Rev. Brother A.J. George along with the reverberating tune of the National Anthem being played by the school band.
Thereafter, Kevin V. Daniel led all in prayer; followed by a mesmerizing prayer dance by Jahnavi Bhatia and Swarmayee Maratha of class VI. Tanya Agarwal and Gauri Bansal delivered an enlightening speech infused with patriotic fervour. Students of class VI dressed as various freedom fighters such as Mahatma Gandhi, Subhash Chandra Bose, Indira Gandhi, Bhagat Singh, Jawaharlal Nehru, Rani Laxmibai; quoted their famous slogans which stirred the entire nation during pre-independence days.
The middle school choir then presented a harmonious medley of patriotic songs such as ‘World Anthem’, ‘Saare Jahan se Accha’ and ‘Choro kal ki Baate’. After this, the audience was treated to a vibrant dance performance.
The Chief Guest in his addressal emphasized the significance of our ethos and their conservation. Quoting beautiful inspirational lines from a hindi poem, he motivated the youth to realize their duties as citizens of this great nation.
Lastly, the Principal proposed a vote of thanks to the chief guest and applauded the great job being done by I.T.B.P. He also inspired the students to opt for defence services to help protect the country and its hard earned freedom.
On the 19th of December, 2012 SJA organized a festive Christmas function along with a felicitation ceremony to honour the Josephites who have achieved excellence in various fields. The Chief Guest for the occasion was the eminent journalist Mr. Raj Kanwar. The programme began with a prayer song ‘Shout to the Lord’ melodiously sung by Jahnavi Shrivastava and Gauri Saxena. The Choir then presentedtraditional Christmas Carols ‘Silent Night’ and ‘O Come All Ye Faithful’ which was followed by anenlightening Nativity Play depicting the birth of the Lord Jesus.
The programme then proceeded to the Annual Distribution of SpecialAwards. These included ‘The Josephite of theYear 2011-2012’ bagged by Siddharth Priyadarshi Sharma and ‘The sportsman of the Year 2011-2012’ awarded to Abhishek Prakash Jaunsari.
Anusha Rahinwal walked away with the award for the ‘Best Student -Outreach Programme (ISC) 2011-2012’. The ‘Delany Scholarship’ was given away to Vandana Singh (X), Sona Rai (UKG) and Anna Juhi John (X) whereas the ‘Most Deserving Student’ award was won by Arpit RaphaelTirkey (1-D). The ‘Krishna Kumari Wahi Scholarship’ was given to Palak Dutta of Class VII.
Jerome Clement (1-A) won the Inder Pal Singh DeolMemorial Scholarship. Bhuvanyaa Vijay and Jahnavi Shrivastava were
given the Best Debator Special Award for winning the Finals of the Frank Anthony Memorial All India Inter-School Debate Competition 2012 and were awarded Rs.20,400/- each. Teachers with 100% attendance werealso felicitated on the occasion.
The AFII Education Foundationsponsors an annual prize of Rupees One Lakh to deserving students forhigher education. This year, the prize money was shared between Siddharth P. Sharma and Saumya Agarwal. The awards were presented by
two AFII representatives, namely Mr. Mahesh Sharma, Director – Corporate Affairs and Mr. Saurabh Uboweja – Director, Corporate
Communication. The Choir once again enthralled the audience with the rhythmic rendition of ‘Joy to the World’ and ‘Go tell it on the
Mountain’. Addressing the audience, Vice Principal, Bro. Dennis emphasized the importance of cooperation and togetherness. Lastly, the Principal, Bro. A.J. George proposed a vote of thanks. He congratulated the recipients of the various awards and the parents of the prize winners who had exuberance writ large on their faces. The programme was brought to a close with the Choir’s melifluous singing of ‘We wish you a Merry Christmas’.