The Graduation Ceremony for the outgoing batch of Kindergarteners was hosted by St. Joseph’s Academy, Dehradun on 25th March, 2022 in the School Auditorium.
The Chief Guest for the occasion was Mrs. Nivedita Kukreti Kumar, DIG Intelligence and DIG UPCL (Vigilance).
The budding scholars were handed over the Graduation Degrees amidst their proud parents and grandparents as the students came to school for the first time after two years of online learning.
The students of Classes LKG, I and II won the hearts of the audience through their enthralling dance performance. The Junior School Choir sang congratulatory songs for the graduating class and made everyone tap to the beat.
Speaking on the occasion, IPS Kukreti stated that it was a momentous day for all the students, teachers and parents, as they had to face the challenges posed by the pandemic to strike a balance of online and offline learning.
The School Principal, Rev. Bro. Jeyaseelan S., Vice Principal, Rev. Bro. Astinus Kujur and all the School Coordinators were also present on the occasion.
St. Joseph’s Academy, Dehradun hosted its annual Orientation Programme on 29th March, 2022 welcoming seven new batches of Lower Kindergarten students into its fold.
To welcome the new entrants and their parents, the programme began with a Prayer and was followed with the lighting of the lamp by the Principal, Vice Principal and the Coordinators respectively.
The programme witnessed an array of beautiful dances and skits.
The School Counsellor, Dr. Preetima Varma enlightened the parents with her valuable guidance on how to cope with the post pandemic scene and ensure their children a smooth transition to school.
The Principal, Rev. Bro. Jeyaseelan S. congratulated the parents and their children for becoming a part of the Josephite family and expressed confidence that the new students would find their experience at St. Joseph’s Academy an enriching one. He said it was important for parents to understand that their goal was not to make their children strive for perfection, but to become good human beings first.
The Junior School Coordinator, Mrs. S. Hasan said the Orientation Ceremony was not only a proud moment for the parents but also for the School. She also apprised the parents on the importance of value impartation which, she said, starts from the family and extends its roots towards school. The Kindergarten Coordinator, Mrs. S. Lepcha, proposed the Vote of Thanks.
The programme ended with the Junior School Choir singing the School Song