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

Epistle available in the NOTICE BOARD section

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The SJA Epistle_Sept_2014

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Rajasthan Tour_Jan 2015

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Trip to Corrbett National Park_Jan_2015

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DDCSA Senior Cricket Tournament 2014

St. Joseph’s Academy clinched the DDCSA Senior Cricket Tournament 2014 defeating Carman School by 7 wickets in the final match played at St. Joseph’s Academy ground.Carman school won the toss and elected to bat first. They gave a dismal batting display and were bowled out at 96 runs in the 18th over  of the innings. Manish scored the highest 20 runs for Carman school while Anant contributed 11 runs. For St. Joseph’s Academy, Rishabh took 3 wickets while Madhav took 2 wickets.

In reply, St. Josephs Academy did not finsd any difficulty in chasing the small target of 96 runs. Madhav and Vinayak played unbeaten knocks of 31 runs each. For Carman school Sanjay took 2 wickets while Divyanshu took 1 wicket.

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81st Annual Sports Meet 2014

St. Joseph’s Academy’s 81st Annual Sports Meet held on Saturday, 8th
November 2014 was the grandest and the most awaited event in the
school calendar. With Lt. Col. Raj Sangram Singh, Equestrian in the
17th Asian Games, Incheon 2014 and his wife Mrs. Deepika Singh as the
Chief Guests,  the meet, organised on such a large scale, became the
talk of the whole town.

The glittering opening ceremony commenced with the arrival of the

Chief Guests escorted by the smartly attired Guard of Honour. What
followed was a spellbinding fusion dance, a mix of graceful Kathak
with energetic Bhangra and thrilling Western dance by classes 9th and
11th.

The Walk Past by Junior School’s tiny tots of classes 2nd and
3rd charmed one and all. Each section of class 2nd was highlighting

the theme ‘In tune with nature’, followed by students of class 3 who
came up with inspiring messages like ‘Unity in diversity’, ‘Books are
magical’ and ‘Work is worship’ etc. Undoubtedly the most solemn part
of the ceremony was the Relay of the Torch by the school’s noteworthy
sportspersons, and the Athletes’ March Past.

The Chief Guest Lt. Col.
Singh administered the oath to the athletes, thereafter hoisting the
flag and declaring the Meet open, amidst thunderous applause.
The bevy of events for the day included 80m, 100m and 200m races,
4×50m, 4×100m and Invitational relays and the 3000m Cycle Race.
Interspersed among these were a mesmerizing and colourful Peacock
drill by the Junior school students, Mass PT, an extremely
well-synchronised Aerobics display and a heart-stopping Gymnastics
display. All drew hearty applause from the crowd, a fitting
appreciation for weeks of hard work.

As the students’ wild cheers rent the air, the athletes, with grit and
determination, raced to achieve victory and glory for their respective
houses. The most awaited event of the day, the Cycle Race, saw –  Yash
Chaurasia of Bergin house cinching the gold medal, while Devang Joshi
of  Dooley house stood second  .

As the event drew to a close, the school Marched Past in perfect
co-ordination, in time with the beats of the Brass Band. The
afternoon’s anticipation ended with the  declaration of the results.
Bergin remained the runner -up in March Past while Duffy clinched the
first position. The best Discipline Principal Cup was won  by Donovan
House. Dooley house missed the Champion House trophy by a very slim
margin yet were delighted enough to win the runner up trophy .Thus the
day’ s ultimate joy came to Duffy House that seized the much coveted
Champion House trophy.

While addressing the gathering the Chief Guest said,  ‘It’ s
heartening to see the alumni members so commitedly involved in the
welfare of the school.He appealed to the parents to let the children
grow through participating in extra curricular activities  , a variety
of which are pursued at St. Joseph’s Academy, the cradle of excellence
.

Mr. S. Gupta,  tbe Senior School coordinator presented tbe memento to
the Chief Guest .Thenafter the Principal, Rev. Bro. Dennis Joseph
proposed a vote of thanks .He further complimented the students,
teachers especially the PTI’ s including Mr. R.S.Rautela, Mrs. S.
Bajwa, Mrs. A. Mamgain and Mr. N. Bhandari and the ancillary staff
without whose efforts the event could not have been successful.Present
on the occasion were Bro. Sebastian, Bro. Benedict, Bro. Tommy, Sister
Greta and Dr. Daljiet Kaur .

It was exhilarating when the Josephites’ voice cut through the cool
evening air as they proudly sang the school song. The Meet was
declared close following the lowering of the flag, and all gathered
dispersed with the expectations of yet another exciting,
closely-contested Sports Meet the following year.

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LKG 2015-16

L.K.G. ADMISSION  – 2015-16

 

 (1)      The Prospectus-cum-registration forms for L.K.G. will be issued on 10th and                     

            11th November, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 

(2)       Age : LKG   : Between 3 to 4 years as on 1st April, 2015.  

(3)       Submission of filled-in forms :

            Date  : 11th, 12th and 13th  November, 2014.

            Time :  9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

          

            Enclosures : 1.Certified / attested Copy of the Birth Certificate

                                      2. Copy of the Immunization / vaccination card

                                      3. A Medical certificate in original from a registered medical practitioner

                                      4. Two recent passport size photographs of the child

                                      5. One recent passport photograph of the child with his /her parents

                                      6. A self-addressed, stamped envelope for local postage.

 

(4)       Birth Certificate : Only children who are registered within 3 months of their birth

will be considered.

(5)       The cost of the Prospectus-cum-registration form is `1,000/- (non-refundable).

(6)       Please fill up the Registration Slip before purchasing the Prospectus.

(7)       The Registration Form is not transferable.

(8)       All incomplete or falsely filled-in forms will be automatically rejected.

(9)       The Management reserves the right to admission.

             Note : There is absolutely no difference at all between those who purchase or submit

            their form first or last. Therefore, there is no need to rush on the first day.

 

PRINCIPAL

 


 

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Annual Marathon 2014 – Sunday, 12 Oct’ 2014

The early morning darkness and the chill in the air could not deter the adrenaline charged Josephites gathered in the school playground clad in blue, white, red and yellow t- shirts for the Annual Marathon organised on 12 October 2014. The turning point for different categories were different : for Junior Boys- hotel Madhuban, Sub- Junior Boys- NIVH, senior Boys- Mussoorie Diversion, Junior Girls- Silver City And Senior Girls- NIVH.Zeal, vigour and excitement was writ large on the faces of all the participants. Nearly 2000 Josephies participated in the event .The marathon was flagged off by the Principal- Bro. Dennis .

The winners in different categories were:

SUB JUNIOR BOYS:

1st      ATULYA J SINGH- VII E      2nd   AKSHAT RAWAT- VII E          3rd     SAHARSH KOTIYAL- VII F

SUB JUNIOR GIRLS:

1st      VANSHIKA ANAND- VI F    2nd    NIYATI KUKRETI- IV B         3rd      SAUMYA KATOLA- VI B

JUNIOR BOYS:

1st     TENZIN CHHOYZANG- IX F         2nd ABHIMANYU SHARMA- IX E         3RD SHAURYA THAPA- VIII B

JUNIOR GIRLS:

1st     MALVIKA DANGWAL -VIII C     2nd YUYUTSA BARTHWAL- IX F           3RD KOTLEN SURI- VIII F

SENIOR GIRLS:

1st   AGARTHA JAISWAL- X E                2nd  ARUSHI POKHRIYAL- XI A             3RD   GAURI RAWAT- XII A

The event was a grand success due to the kind cooperation of the city administration and authorities including the C.O. city Mr. Pramod Kumar, the traffic police and the police department, the SJA alumni association, the PTIs and the teachers of St. Joseph’ s Academy . The refreshments were sponsored by Aviral Classes. Truly a delightful Sunday.

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