St.Joseph's Academy celebrated its 89th Annual Day for Junior School on November 7th with much pomp and grandeur. The celebrations inculcated the essence of the sheer talent that was displayed by more than 1100 junior josephites who participated in the mega event. The event was graced by Mrs. Ritu Khanduri Bhushan, Speaker of the Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly.
SJA Principal Rev. Bro. Jeyaseelan S, Vice Principal Rev Bro. Asthinus, Rev. Bro. J C Carroll and all the coordinators were also present on the occasion. The celebrations commenced with the lighting of the lamp, followed by the felicitation of the guests with potted plants. The evening was filled with mesmerizing performances by the students through songs and dances. Principal Rev. Bro. Jeyaseelan presented the Annual Report, highlighting the achievements and accolades of the school.
The highlight of the grand event was the play, Maleficent Mistress of the Moors, which had breathtaking performances by the student cast. In addition, the toppers of the school were felicitated by the Chief Guest Mrs. Bhushan as were the teachers with top attendance. Ma'am also presented the coveted award to the Josephite of the Year. Speaking on the occasion, Mrs Bhushan emphasized on the importance of student well-being. "We need to look after our children. We need to give time and values to our children as teachers and parents", she said. The sprawling grounds were filled with the parents who marvelled at the breathtaking performances of their wards. The celebrations concluded with the School song and a sparkling display of fireworks.
St. Joseph's Academy (Senior School ) celebrated its 89th Annual Day on 9th November 2023 where the celebrations began with a harmonious blend of instrumental and vocal renditions, creating an enchanting ambiance.
The event commenced with a warm welcome extended to the Chief Guest, followed by a solemn prayer seeking the blessings of the Almighty followed by the lighting of the lamp.
The audience was then treated to a captivating welcome dance performance, setting the stage for the presentation of the Annual and Academic Report for the year 2022-23. The event featured an award ceremony recognizing the dedication and excellence of staff members, along with accolades for outstanding students in various categories.
The senior school's presentation of the play "Around the World in 80 Days" left the audience spellbound. The programme witnessed spectacular performance by nearly one thousand and five hundred participants both from Middle and Senior section. Dr Renu Singh, IFS, Director, Forest Research Institute, Dehradun, graced the occasion with her presence delivering an insightful address.
Reverend Brother Jeyaseelan, the Principal, conveyed his heartfelt gratitude as he proposed a vote of thanks. The event concluded with the rendition of the school song and a dazzling fireworks display, marking the end of three days of memorable celebrations at St Joseph's Academy.