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 oath talking while the badges were pinned by the Chief Guest, the Principal Rev. Bro. Dennis and the Senior, Middle and Junior School co-ordinators.

In his address to the gathering, the Chief Guest spoke and emphasized on the need for traffic safety and saying ‘No’ to drugs.

A beautiful bouquet of cultural programme was also show cased at the event for  the proud parents of the torch bearers, students, staff and the guests.

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ST. JOSEPH’S DAY & LABOUR DAY CELEBRATION AT SJA

On 1st May,2015 SJA  celebrated St. Joseph’s Day and Labour day with great fan fare .The programme commenced with a prayer by Savinay Sharma, followed by lightening of the ceremonial lamp  by Bro. Dennis and the ancillary staff. Then followed a number of songs sung by the school choir like ‘Dear St.Joseph’, ‘St . Joseph Teri Jai Ho’ and ‘ Sab Mil Ka Saat ’ and an enthralling dance performance on the song ‘Mitva sun Mitva’.

Pramanshu Yadav then delivered a Hindi speech highlighting the contribution of the support staff. Later on a skit was performed on the ideals of Gandhiji that gave a message of ‘dignity of labour’. A power point presentation made on  the ancillary staff regaled the audience.

In the latter half of the programme the B.E.D  students put up an exhilarating performance by entertaining the audience with a rhythmic  musical melody ‘Kitchen Chronicles’ using only  kitchen utensils, which was followed by a theme based Mime on the excessive use of mobile phones.

Bro. Dennis distributed gifts to the ancillary staff members. He also thanked the workers for their diligent service. Moreover, a few of them received cheques for their industrious service to the school by Bro. Sabestian. The programme concluded with the school song.

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L.K.G. ORIENTATION CEREMONY – 11th APRIL, 2015.

On 11th April 2015 an Orientation Programme was held in the School audi to welcome the little ones of L.K.G.,  2015 – 2016 batch.

A colourful programme was organised by L.K.G , U.K.G & Class I children.               Rev. Bro Dennis, Principal S.J.A was the chief guest. The Junior School co-ordinator Mrs. S. Hasan introduced the parents to the class teachers. The little ones left happily with a balloon and a gift hamper

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U.K.G. GRADUATION CEREMONY – 7TH APRIL, 2015.

7th April dawned with a hint of rain, but the weather could not dampen the fervour and spirit of the little Josephites of U.K.G. who were going to graduate and take a step forward to grade I.

Into an auditorium tastefully decorated with diplomas, caps and shooting stars; stepped in the proud parents of the graduating class for  the academic year 2014 – 2015. The auidence was highly impressed by the sheer talent and versatility of the young performers.

The programme commenced with a welcoming address by Mrs. Hasan, the Jr. School       co-ordinator and the presenting of bouquets to Rev. Bro. Dennis and Bro. Benedict M. (Superior).

This was followed by the lighting of the lamp and a prayer dance by the children of class V  on the song ‘Hosanna.’ Stealing everyone’s heart with their action song on ‘Ding dong , sing along’ and a beautiful dance  by the little ones of L.K.G. on ‘Sunflower and Roses’.

Class I impressed the audience with their melodious rendering of the song                    I’VE WORKED SO HARD for the graduating class. The certificates were given to the students by the principal along with the coordinators.

The programme concluded with a Principal’s address, thanking everyone for being part of the celebration.

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Class Projects and Art & Craft Exhibition

Feb 7 at 2:14 PM

On 7th of February, Junior School Project cum Art and Craft Exhibition was organised in the School Auditorium to exhibit their versatility and creativity. The exhibition was a big hit with the visitors as well as the children. The Chief Guest Bro. Benedict M. (Superior) along with our Principal Rev. Bro. Dennis, Jr. School Cordinator Mrs. Hasan as well as the guest greatly applauded the sheer genius behind  some of the models and craft put on display. The topic ranged from mode of transport and pollution, to the amazing human body and the valley of flowers.

A special mention must be made of the contribution made by the pre primary Josephites of L.K.G and U.K.G whose art and craft exhibition was eye catching and brillantly    showcased.

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Foundation Day Celebrated on 2nd Feb

On second February , the SJA family gathered in the school auditorium to celebrate the 207th foundation day . 18 was on this day that father Daniel Delany of Ireland founded the Patrician Brothers ‘community in 1808 to spread education amongst the masses . The program commenced with the lighting of the lam by the principal Rev brother Dennis Joseph and Vice Principal Rev Brother Xavier as a mark of respect to the founder of one of the greatest congregation in the world which has done yeoman service to society. The school choir invoked the blessings of god with their spritual song  ‘ May the god lord ” and a hymn titled’ The Breastplate of St .Patrick’ followed by a short prayer . Up next was a presentation on Bishop Daniel Delany’s life depicting how and under what circumstances Father Delany founded the Patrician Brothers society . Rev Brother  Dennis enlightened the audience about Bishop Delany’s vision and efforts to foster an educated generation and how he had worked selflessly for the society. The event proceeded with musical play composing few dances by class 8 students which clearly showcased the cause and circumstances of conception of the Patrician Brothers. In 1800, Ireland suffered illiteracy and the tyranny of the then government . Drawn to the plight of the people,  Bishop Delany founded the congregation with the religious, moral and literacy education of children in mind .The program also included melodious rendition of a number of songs, The event concluded with an inspiring speech of Bro Dennis Joseph who reminded us about the principles of congregation and motivated  everyone to follow are divine steps of our Founder in all walks of life.

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Republic Day Celebration

66th Republic Day

January 26  marks the day when the longest written constitution of the world was enforced. The Josephites also celebrated this day with great verve and enthusiasm. The students of St Joseph’s Academy put up an outstanding programme describing the history and the importance of this day. The Chief Guest for the event was Mr Jalota who is a retired teacher of the school.

The programme began with the flag hoisting ceremony wherein the chief guest unfurled the flag while the entire school sang the National anthem. Then a short cultural programme was held in the school auditorium.

It began with Abhiti Mishra enlightening the audience about the importance of this day. The school choir then instilled the spirit of patriotism by singing patriotic songs like ‘Saare Jahaan Se Acha’ and ‘Chodo Kal Ki Baatein’. This was followed by poem recitals which brought out the prestige and glory of India. Himanshu Yadav then expressed his views on the occasion. Next in line was a beautiful and scintillating dance performance by Class IX students giving a tribute to Mother India and displaying how India was released from the shackles of British rule by the incessant efforts of Mahatma Gandhi and other freedom fighters.

The programme ended with inspirational speeches by Chief Guest Mr Jalota and Rev. Bro. Dennis describing the mood of the occasion.

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The SJA Epistle_Dec_2014

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The SJA Epistle_Sept_2014

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Rajasthan Tour_Jan 2015

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