Measles and Rubella campaign was organized by APS, Chandimandir at a grand scale from 26th April to 1st May in which more than 3000 children of classes I to X were vaccinated. The campaign was inaugurated by Mrs. Sukhwant Kaur, Regional President AWWA, Western Command who was accompanied by Mrs. Sarabjit Dhillon, Regional Vice President AWWA, HQ Western Command.
As a part of the campaign, the school also organized slogan writing competition and poster making on the topic- Save yourself from Measles and Rubella’ in which students actively participated.
A Fortnight Long Celebration of AWES Day at APS, Chandimandir
A fortnight long celebration was held in Army Public School, Chandimandir to mark the AWES raising day. Every year, Awes day is celebrated on 29th of April to highlight the importance of AWES as a welfare society formulated for the benefit of the Army people. The celebrations comprised of special assemblies, intra-class competitions, inter-house competitions and orientation programs for students of classes I and II.
On the culmination day 29th of April, a special assembly was conducted by students of Gandhi House and Ms. Divya Sharma (TGT English) gave a speech in which she presented a brief history of Army Public Schools and focused on the significance of AWES day celebration. It was followed by the AWES Song which is a regular feature of school assemblies.
The Principal of the school, Mrs. Suman Singh congratulated the students and the staff on the day and encouraged them to dedicate themselves to the progress of the nation.
An awe-inspiring and captivating intra-class English declamation competition was held for students of classes VII and VIII in Army Public School, Chandimandir. They expressed themselves on various attention-grabbing topics like ‘Social Media- Boon or Bane’, Importance of Time’ and ‘Alone we are a drop, together we are an ocean’ and ‘What rights should animals have?. The presentation of the students on highly thought provoking topics engrossed everyone and gave food for thought. It was a stiff contest of eloquence, expression and content and highly refined speaking skills of the students gave tough competition to each other. It was indeed a great platform for the students to showcase their rhetorical skills.
Thirty nine students and three teachers from APS, Chandimandir participated in TRC’s Run and Clean Campaign held at Sukhna Lake, Chandigarh. Thirty nine students and three teachers from APS, Chandimandir participated in this event which included a 5 km run followed by a clean drive. As a part of this drive, the choe, the slopes on each side , the road beyond the cafeteria and the parking area at the end of the Sukhna lake was cleaned. It was a concentrated effort to clean the lake and the areas around it. All the cleaning aids and refreshments were provided to the participants by TRC. All the students who were a part of the event were also given participation certificates. The event motivated the students to contribute in the cleanliness drive rather than waiting for the government and its authorities to take steps. The Principal of the school, Mrs. Suman Singh appreciated the efforts of the students and the teachers who participated in the event and encouraged all the school students to take initiatives to keep their surroundings clean.
The 69th Republic Day was celebrated in all its solemnity and grandeur at Army Public School, Chandimandir. The flag was hoisted by the school Principal, Mrs. Suman Singh which was followed by parade by NCC cadets. The school music choir group and students of the primary wing presented patriotic songs which made everyone feel proud of mother India and filled the atmosphere with enthusiasm.
A speech on the significance of Republic Day was presented by Ms. Anjana Kumar (TGT English) in which she highlighted the formation of the Indian Constitution and making India a republic. The school Principal addressed the students and urged them to do their best and feel proud to be Indians.
APS, Chandimandir bid goodbye to another pertinacious batch of class XII on 27th January 2018 as the grand farewell ceremony brought with it innumerable memories. The first ramp walk round won everyone’s attention with students looking strikingly beautiful in their traditional attires. The most interesting part of the show was the question round which gave a tough time to the judges to decide the various titles bestowed upon the class XII students. Mr. APS title was conferred on Master Divendu Negi and Ms. APS title was won by Ms. Yashtika Sharma.
The ceremony ended with leaving a few students teary eyed and others getting emotional. The Principal Mrs. Suman Singh congratulated the students for presenting a wonderful show and encouraged the class XII students to work hard to achieve their goals and always remain in touch with the school.
APS, Chandimandir Celebrates ‘Ek Bharat- Shreshtha Bharat’ in its XXII Annual Function
The XXII Annual function of Army Public School, Chandimandir was celebrated on 5th and 6th of December with glitz and glory portraying the theme ‘Ek Bharat- Shreshtha Bharat’. Annual report of the school was presented by the students of classes XI and XII in which they highlighted the achievements of the school. Other performances which grabbed everyone's attention included sufi dance, classical dance, western dance, and folk dances. Skits presented on Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, minimalist approach and stock market gave food for thought. Students with academic excellence and those who won laurels at various state and national level sports events during the present academic session were also awarded during the function. The chief guest on the grand occasion Maj Gen SP Mehta, MG Arty HQ Western Command and the Chairman of APS, Chandimandir applauded the efforts of the teachers on presenting a marvelous theme based show in which every performance vividly described the beauty of India.
HQ 2 Corps Inter APS Quiz Competition 2017 Held at APS, Chandimandir
The HQ 2 Corps Inter APS Quiz Competition 2017 was held with great zest in Army Public School, Chandimandir in which students of seven different schools participated and showed their talent in the world of general knowledge and current affairs. The seven teams which participated in the competition were APS, Ambala, APS, Sangrur, APS Patiala, APS Birpur, APS Clement Town, APS Nahaan and APS, Dagshai.
APS, Ambala won the competition followed by APS, Sangrur which secured second position and APS, Patiala got the third position. The chief guest on the day Maj Gen SP Mehta, MG Arty, HQ Western Command and chairman Army Public School, Chandimandir congratulated the students on their wonderful performance and said that there is no loser in any competition as it’s always a learning experience which adds to the knowledge and prepares one for facing tougher challenges in life skillfully.
Budding Scientists of APS, Chandimandir Win Hearts in Science Exhibition
With an endeavor to encourage, popularize and inculcate scientific attitude among budding young talents, APS, Chandimandir provided a platform for scientific exploration and innovation to the future scientists by organizing a Science exhibition.
The event was held in two categories. The junior category consisted of students of classes VI-VIII and the senior category of classes IX-XI. The exhibits by the different classes were indeed eye openers on various topics related to Green energy, innovation in transport, communication, agriculture, technology, bio- diversity, community health, environment & various cheap energy generation methods. The Chief Guest on the day was Maj Gen SP Mehta, MG Arty, HQ Western Command and chairman Army Public School, Chandimandir. He was impressed with the presentations and applauded the efforts of the students for their novel ideas which would help the world to become a better place to live in.
Signature Event – APS Fest 2017 held at APS, Chandimandir
A two day Signature event- APS fest 2017 was held amidst great zest, vibrancy and elation in Army Public School, Chandimandir. It gave a splendid opportunity for the gathering of budding and shining talents from nineteen different schools under one roof. The event commenced with lighting of the ceremonial lamp and a soulful rendition of ‘Gayatri Mantra’ followed by a mesmerizing Sufi dance performance. Various competitions held during the two day event included English poem recitation, Hindi poem recitation, declamation competition, fancy dress competition and quiz competition. The overall running trophy of the event was bagged by the host school Army Public School, Chandimandir however; it was given to St. Soldier School as the host school doesn’t claim for the running trophy according to the rules. The chief guest on the day Maj Gen K H Gawas, Chief Signals Officer HQ Western Comd appreciated the performance of the students and encouraged them to put in their best efforts to succeed in life. He said that the young talents beautifully exhibited the practice of systematic teaching, respect and love which characterize the school and help the students to chisel their brilliance.
High Spirited Independence Day Celebrations at APS, Chandimandir
Independence day was celebrated with great zeal and fervour in Army Public School, Chandimandir. Children presented a colourful show with dance and songs filled with spirit of patriotism. A highly inspiring Independence speech was given by Mrs. Suman Puri who highlighted the sacrifices made by the soldiers to win the freedom we are enjoying today and the achievements made by the nation after independence. The highlight of the show was the dance performance at the end which focused on the spirit of the army who always serve the nation to hold our flag high. The enthusiastic and sizzling performance by the children filled everyone with pride and the wonderful coordination during the dance left everyone’s feet tapping.The principal of the school congratulated everyone on completion of 70 years of freedom and encouraged the children to become honest and dedicated citizens to make the nation a better place to live.
An Impressive Investiture Ceremony Held at APS, Chandimandir
The impressive ceremony began with the arrival of the chief guest Brigadier GS Mamak, Brig ASC HQ Western Command and officiating Chairman APS, Chandimandir who was accompanied by Staff Officer to Chairman, Colonel Arvind Singh. The newly appointed council was administered oath by the school Principal Mrs. Suman Singh in which students pledged to perform their duties with a sense of truthfulness, sincerity and dedication.The event concluded with the address of the chief guest wherein he complemented the students for a well-coordinated ceremony and encouraged them to work hard and excel in their lives.
Members of the Student Council 2017
APS, Chandimandir Organises Baal Mela on Children’s Day
As a tribute to India’s first Prime Minister and his love for the children, Baal Mela was organized by Army Public School, Chandimandir for its children. Children were greeted by the sight of a colorfully decorated mela ground, looking beautiful with balloons, paper streamers, banners and tents of a variety of food stalls and games. The major attraction for the children was the songs played on the stage which kept the children swaying with their dancing moves. At the end, there was prize distribution ceremony for the lucky draw coupons which kept the children guessing and the winners dancing with excitement. The program concluded with speech by the Principal of the school in which she wished happiness for the children throughout their lives.