FAREWELL TO THREE MEMBERS OF APS MATHURA FAMILY

‘Life is a journey, not a destination. It’s not a goodbye that hurts but the flashback that follow.’

It was on 16th May, 2019 that we bid farewell to our two Primary teachers, Mrs. Poornima Pandey and Mrs. Gracy Thomas and a group D employee, Mrs. Nihal Devi who all have served in the institution for more than 20 years. They were extremely hard working and dedicated towards their responsibilities.

The Farewell began with a formal welcome of the respective personalities and continued with the  words  describing their personality. Then they thanked everyone and shared that it was a wonderful experience to be the part of APS Mathura. Further the Principal extended a token of remembrance to them on behalf of APS Mathura fraternity. The program ended with the vote of thanks.Then all proceeded for tea and refreshment.

INTER-HOUSE EXTEMPORE COMPETITION

To imbue the true spirit of learning and enhance effective communication skills, an Inter- House Extempore Competition was organized at APS Mathura Cantt on 15th May, 2019 for the classes IX-XII wherein  4 participants were there  from each house. The students spoke eloquently on varied topics. The event was a great learning experience for the students as they learned to express their views and opinions spontaneously. They were judged on the basis of content, body language, fluency etc.

The judges applauded all the participants and congratulated the winners.  In this competition, the first position was bagged by Sarojini Naidu House, Hoshiyar House secured the II position and the III position was bagged by Rani Lakshmi Bai and Arun House respectively.  The manner in which the students presented their thoughts and opinions was commendable and praiseworthy.

COS VISIT- APS MATHURA CANTT

It’s a matter of great pride and honor for us that  on 13th May, 2019 Maj. Gen U Suresh Kumar, COS,APS Mathura Cantt  visited the school to congratulate the faculty members teaching class XII for the outstanding class XII result of the academic session 2018-19.Keeping in view class XII result,  Sir extended his happiness by saying that it was due to hard work and guidance of the teachers that APS Mathura Cantt secured I position in the command this year. He further promised to support and  provide all essentials required  for the welfare and growth of the children.

Sir revisited the school on 15th May, 2019 to congratulate the participants of ‘SAPTASHAKTI TALENT HUNT COMPETITION’ along with their teacher-incharges and other members of the team for conducting the program flawlessly. Sir further stated to make the children creative not destructive and to create positive and creative ambience.His ideas and suggestions were undoubtedly fruitful for the institution and we felt honored by his presence.

INTER-HOUSE CARTOON-MAKING AND MAD AD COMPETITION

To nurture the budding artists and graph up their thinking skills, APS Mathura Cantt organized  the following inter-house activities  on 8th May,2019:

1.CARTOON-MAKING COMPETITION-

Cartoon –Making Competition was held for the students of classes I, II and III. The aim was to provide a platform for the budding artists to bring out their latent creativity.

2.MAD-AD COMPETITION- Advertisements are commercials that are designed to get the attention of the consumers. The purpose behind them is to motivate the consumers. It requires a lot of creativity and some quirk.

To initiate a thinking process among children so that they can differentiate numerous products available in the market,Mad-Ad competition was conducted in two categories:

  • CATEGORY I-Students from classes VI-VIII
  • CATEGORY II-Students from classes IX-XII

The participants were asked to create an advertisement and judged on the basis of content, presentation and overall performance. Each house presented a unique piece of performance and highly appreciated by all.

The result is as follows:

CARTOON- MAKING COMPETITION-

S.NO. HOUSE POSITION
1 SAROJINI NAIDU  HOUSE           I
2 ARUN HOUSE           II
3 ARUN HOUSE           III

 

MAD-AD COMPETITION-

  • CATEGORY-I (FROM CLASSES VI-VIII)
S.NO. HOUSE POSITION
1 ARUN I
2 HOSHIYAR II
3 SAROJINI NAIDU III

 

  • CATEGORY-II (FROM CLASSES IX- XII)
S.NO. HOUSE POSITION
1 SAROJINI NAIDU I
2 RANI LAKSHMI BAI II
3 SAROJINI NAIDU III

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OLYMPIAD RANK HOLDERS FELICITATED

On 8th May, 2019, Class Rank Holders of  International Silver Zone Olympiad-2018  were felicitated by the Principal, APS Mathura Cantt  wherein 40 students for the three Olympiad exams-English, Maths and Science were awarded a medal and merit certificates. Also Dr. Vinita Mishra, TGT Maths was honored for playing a significant role in the smooth functioning of this Exam.

AWES DAY CELEBRATION-2019

With the motto of “Truth is God” AWES established a chain of schools all over the country. It manages and ensures quality education to the children of Indian Army Personnel. Ever since its inception, the AWES has been doing a wonderful job in this direction and it expanded its area, as it offers higher education too. Every year AWES day is celebrated with lot of zeal and enthusiasm. This year too, APS Mathura Cantt celebrated  36th AWES Day on 29th April,2019 in Senior as well as Junior wing  wherein various activities were conducted…….

  • Special Assembly was conducted by the students of Junior wing. The day commemorated with the school prayer followed by the school pledge and a well orated speech highlighting the significance of the day and the achievements of AWES. After that a dance performance was given by our tiny tots on the melodious beats of “Suno Bachon uthao basta” which left the audience in awe and applauded by all.

 

Also ‘The Prize Distribution Ceremony’ was held in the Senior wing wherein  the winners of ‘International Silver Zone Olympiad-2018’ were felicitated. 22 students won Gold Medal whereas Silver Medal was bagged by 2 students. With that the winners of Essay Writing Competition, conducted by SADBHAVNA MATHURA UNIT with an aim to promote ‘Constitution Awareness Mission for peace’ were given away the prizes.

 

Furthermore, all the students sang AWES song with high spirits having lot of pride in their heart and the Assembly ended with the National Anthem.

VISIT OF APS MATHURA STUDENTS TO VILLAGE SCHOOL AND GLA UNIVERSITY

Under Teaching- Learning process, 11 students of classes IV and V visited Cantonment  Primary school, Veterinary college accompanied by two teachers of our school. There, our students interacted with those students and exchanged their ideas on the method of their schooling. They also played and enjoyed mid-day meal together. It was a nice Educational trip for students as it provided them an opportunity to build bonds with other children.

51 students of Class XI along with two teachers went to GLA University to explore different career options. The students were shown the Library and learnt about the courses offered by the University. They were also sensitized about Computer field and under graduate programs by the Coordinator- IBM and the Head of Under Graduate Program repectively.

POSTER AND COLLAGE MAKING COMPETITION

To inculcate the essence of competitiveness, Poster making and Collage making competitions were organized for the students of classes VI to IX on the topic ‘Education in 21st Century’. 40 students enthusiastically participated in the competition, held in the school premises and showcased their creativity. The objective of the competition was to bring forth the innate skills and creative genius of the students

SAPTA SHAKTI TALENT HUNT COMPETITION-2019

  • “ Learning the treasure within”

Keeping this in view ,South Western Command organized SAPTA SHAKTI APSs TALENT HUNT COMPETITION  to bring out hidden potential and aptitude of students. The preliminary stage was hosted by APS Mathura Cantt in which seven schools of H.Q.1 Corps viz APS Hisar , APS Kanpur, APS Ranchi, APS Alwar, APS Old Cantt Allahabad, APS Talbehat and APS Mathura Cantt participated.

 

The event began at 8:00 a.m. with draw of lots in the presence of all participating teams. Mrs. Suja Suresh Kumar, Zonal Vice President AWWA , Strike one graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and was formally welcomed by the Chairman and the Principal of the School. The program was inaugurated by the lighting of the lamp followed by the formal welcome of all the participating teams. Then the sequence and rules of the program were announced. It followed the introduction and welcome of the Honorable Judges. The competition included activities like Singing, Instrumental, Special talent and Solo & Group Dance. The participants mesmerized the spectators with their melodious voice, rhythmic movements and their skills in handling musical instruments. Later on the power point presentation on the origin and achievement of AWES was displayed.

Further, the winners of the competition were honored by Honorable Chief Guest after which she addressed the audience with her priceless words.

The program concluded with a vote of thanks and the winners of Preliminary round will move to APS Jaipur for the main event which is to be held on 03rd May,2019. The event earned a great admiration, appreciation and was a success.

 

 

VISIT BY GOC,1 CORPS

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It was a matter of great pride and honor when Honorable. Lt. Gen. A.S. Bhinder, VSM, GOC,1 Corps, APS Mathura Cantt visited the institution on 8th April,2019.Sir was formally welcomed by the Principal and the Chairman of the school. Thereafter the Principal elaborated upon the school through a presentation and made him aware of the infrastructure and various activities of the institution. Furthermore Sir visited the campus including the Labs and Library extending his worthy suggestions. Sir emphasized on inculcating the value of cleanliness among students and stated to set high standards and goals for the institution taking it to a zenith.The institution felt honored and privileged by his presence.

ACADEMIC AWARD CEREMONY 2018-19

APS Mathura celebrated the ‘Academic Award Ceremony’ with great exuberance on 5th April,2019. Brig. H.S. Pilkhwal,the Chairman,APS Mathura graced the occasion as the chief guest of the day.Sir was formally welcomed by the Principal.  The program commenced by invoking God’s blessings followed by the Prize distribution.

The overall toppers from classes I to IX and XI for the session 2018-19 including the class wise toppers and the students scoring full attendance received Prizes and certificates. The award ceremony was held amidst much joy, cheer and applause.

Further the Chief Guest congratulated the Prize winners and highlighted the devoted work done by the teachers in maintaining excellent academic standards in the school. The program ended with a vote of thanks followed by the National Anthem.

FAREWELL TO THE HEAD CLERK,APS MATHURA

“Moving on is a simple thing, what it leaves behind is hard.”

It was on 03rd April,2019 that the management and the staff of APS, Mathura bade farewell to Ex-Sub. S.P. Singh, served as LDC and Head Clerk in APS Mathura . Sir has also served as   P.A. in Army for 28 years . He has worked in APS Mathura for 10 years i.e. from 03rd November,2009 till 03rd April,2019 with full dedication. We wish him a good Luck for his future endeavours.

BOOK FAIR -2019 at APS MATHURA

A Book Fair,organised by ‘ Scholar India from Gurgaon’ was held on 28th March,2019 in the school premises.It saw an overwhelming response from the students and parents who had come to attend PTM. A wide range of books of all disciplines of education were put on display. The aim was to encourage and inculcate the love of reading among the students.