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Welcome assembly 2024-25

A special assembly was organized by the students of II -X and XII to mark the beginning of new session with full zeal and pride. The assembly began with Morning Prayer followed by thought of the day and news. Ms Arya welcomed the students with welcome note and motivational talk. Teachers presented a welcome song for students of class II. A speech and group song were presented by students of Class V and XII(Arts). The special assembly concluded with the National Anthem.


Celebration of World Earth Day (2024-2025 )

Earth Day is celebrated all around the world with a beautiful message - "Our continuing efforts in our everyday lives will make this beautiful planet thrive."

A special assembly was organized by the students of Classes II E, II F, VJ and X A on World Earth Day on April 19 and April 22,2024.
The assembly began with the chanting of Gayatri Mantra, pledge, thought of the day, poem recitation, speech, news headlines and dance performance. Students performed dance with great pomp and show. The assembly concluded with National Anthem.

The students of Classes -I and II planted various saplings with the help of their teachers on this day and students of classes III & VII made beautiful planters under Best Out of waste Activity . It helped in spreading environmental awareness among the students and their role as a responsible and proud citizen of the nation.


Special Assembly on Baisakhi 2024-25

A special assembly on Baisakhi was organized by IIA,II C,VD and XII B for in Extension Wing, Primary Wing and Senior Wing of our school on April 12,April 13 respectively. It was concluded with a vibrant celebration of the harvest festival, showcasing cultural performances, speeches on the significance of Baisakhi.


APS BATHINDA ORGANISES ANNUAL SPORTS MEET ‘SPARDHA’23’ WITH GUSTO

APS Bathinda organized its spectacular Annual Sports Meet, ‘SPARDHA’23’ (closing ceremony) on Dec 1, 2023. Senior Patron, APS Bathinda graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and Zonal President AWWA as the Guest of Honour.
The Sports Meet commenced on Nov 29, 2023 with unfurling of School Flag and release of balloons followed by lighting of ceremonial torch by the Chief Guest. The Chief Guest for the day, School Patron, then declared the Sports Meet open. The action-packed events for three days, promised exuberant thrill of field and track competitions, community camaraderie and wholesome fun.
The extravaganza of array of exciting events on the final day had a flying start with magnificent March Past and Oath ceremony. Where all guests were mesmerized with the melodious Welcome Song, synchronised Mass PT and Athletic events instilled the spirit of sportsmanship and unity in one and all present.
Welcome Dance with its foot tapping amalgamation of songs from three different languages added splendour to the show. Students of Primary Wing enthralled the audience with their vibrant and colourful Group Dance. The astounding Aerobics, Yoga & Martial Arts display sensitised all present about the importance of physical and mental strength. The event reached its pinnacle with ‘Theme Dance’ that kicked up a notch by adding zeal and vigour with depiction of lives of celebrated Sportsmen.
The Prize Distribution Ceremony began with the Chief Guest and the Guest of Honour felicitating the winners and achievers for their sincere efforts in the fields of Academics, Co- Curricular and Sports. The event concluded with heart-warming Vote of Thanks presented by the Head Girl, Ms Sayuri Gawali and rendition of National Anthem.


Diwali Celebrations (2023-24)

"The Festival of Light inspires us to become a candle and illuminate others' darkness."
To make the students understand the importance of Diwali, a special assembly was organised at APS on November 07, 2023 by class IIA ,llB and lll B students where in students danced ,delivered speeches and acted role play on the significance of the festival and the relevance of eco-friendly celebrations. The students of classes l -Vlll decorated the diyas ,candles and made lantern with great zeal and fervour, spreading the message of eco-friendly Diwali.


Rashtriya Ekta Diwas (National Unity Day)

Rashtriya Ekta Diwas (National Unity Day) is observed every year to mark the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel popularly known as the Iron man of India on October 31,2023.A special assembly was conducted by students of classes l i , IJ and lV-H .The assembly commenced with prayer , thought , followed by speech and group dance. Students from classes l - Xll took integrity pledge during assembly.The students audience were thrilled at the performance of their batchmates and applauded loudly making the atmosphere echoing with sounds of thrill and enjoyment.Unity Run was conducted by the students of classes lX -Xll


Halloween Day (Face mask and face painting activity) 2023-24

🎃 Halloween Creativity Unleashed! Our recent face mask making and face paint activities for classes I-VIII were a huge success! Students embraced the Halloween theme, crafting spooky masks and transforming into ghoulish characters with enchanting face paint. The creativity and enthusiasm were truly remarkable, making it a memorable experience for everyone involved. Kudos to all the participants for bringing the Halloween spirit to life! 🧙‍♂️👻


Spell Bee Competition (2023-24)

The Final round of Spell Bee Competition for selected students of class I and II was conducted on 20 October 2023 at Army Public School Extension Wing. The students displayed exceptional skill and mastery while writing the spellings of the advanced words providing them with an opportunity to showcase their spelling abilities in a competitive and supportive environment.
Around 48 shortlisted students from classes I and II enthusiastically participated in the Final round of Spell Bee Competition.Children performed enthusiastically during the competition


Saint Xavier Luminaire 2023

On 18th and 19th October, our school participated in Saint Xavier school Bathinda luminaire 2023 – the light in you. it was an inter-house school competition. There were 14 schools. Our school has taken part in many events under the guidance of our school teachers, Mrs karanpal and Mrs Disha. Our school participated in the following events and secured following positions.
Pointillism Shraddha IV 1st
Beetle and battle Ayush Santosh Patil III 3rd
Acting Arena Vihan KC V
Battle of Minds Sai Arman Singh V B 3rd
Roll -A-Thon Rohit IV and Karamdeep Singh IV


Primary block games 2023

The students of APS, Bathinda participated in Primary Block Games that were held from October 7th to October 18th, 2023 and secured commendable positions. Their dedication and hard work truly paid off, showcasing their talent and sportsmanship. Congratulations to the students for this remarkable achievement!

Long jump (Gold) - Harprit Rabha
Shot put(Gold) Navneet Pal
200 mtr Piyush (Silver)
Relay 4*100 (Silver)
Tanav
Piyush
Harprit


Special assembly on World student Day (2023-24)

Class 1-I and 4-D organized a special assembly for World Student Day, celebrating the importance of education and global unity. Students showcased their talents through speeches, performances, and presentations, emphasizing the role of education in shaping a brighter future. The assembly highlighted the significance of collaboration in the pursuit of knowledge and understanding.


Mock G-20 Summit 2023

The first ever Mock G20 Summit hosted by APS Bathinda concluded on October 10, 2023, with the delegates of the member countries coming together and reaffirming their commitment to continue their joint support to make an effective and meaningful contribution to the agenda - ‘Energy Transition and Climate Change.’ The meeting was presided over by the Executive Board comprising of five members.
The Summit was strengthened by the adoption of the Joint Statement, authored by the delegates of the USA and European Union. The key points of the statement were:
i. Promotion of sustainable and balanced growth.
ii. Promotion of resilient growth by addressing debt vulnerabilities in the developing nations.
iii. Recognition of developing countries’ support in their transition to low-carbon emissions.
iv. Supporting the development of transparent global markets for low emission technologies.
v. Pledging advance cooperation initiatives to develop, demonstrate and deploy clean energy technologies.
Stressing on multilateralism, the Executive Board emphasised that in today’s inter-connected world, we cannot view any particular issue in isolation. The discussion held in summit had clearly underlined the importance of collective efforts by the developed and developing countries to achieve the integrative goals of One Earth, One Family and One Future


Government Primary Games 2023-24

It is time to kudize the incredible achievements of our young talents who have brought immense glory to our school through their dedication and sportsmanship in *Government Primary Games,* held at *Government Primary Smart School,Paras Ram Nagar on *Sep 25th-Sep -27th* .Their hard work, discipline, and passion for sports have not only made us proud but have also set a shining example for their peers. As we witness their achievements, let us not only applaud their victories but also acknowledge the values of teamwork, perseverance, and resilience that they embody. Our young champions have exemplified strong will and determination.
**Games*
*Badminton* - *First prize* (Harprit Rabha,Hiren Sharma,Sohan Mondal,Haryas,)
*100 mtr silver* (Tanav Sharma )
*200mtr gold* ( Piyush)
*200 mtr silver* ( Jay Yadav)
*Long jump silver* (Harprit Rabha)
*Shot put gold* ( Navneet Pal)

*Congratulations to our sports stars!*


Janmashtami Celebration 2023-24

Janmashtami holds immense significance in Hinduism as it marks the birth of Lord Krishna, who is considered the eighth avatar (incarnation) of Lord Vishnu. Lord Krishna is revered for his teachings in the Bhagavad Gita, his divine plays as a child (leelas), and his role as a protector and guide to his followers . Students of Class I G,I H,V G,VIII D of APS, Bathinda conducted the morning assembly on Janmashtami on September 6,2023.They showcased their talents through various cultural performances including dance and poem depicting scenes from Lord Krishna's life.An Inter House Dance Competition was conducted for Primary Wing in which students captivated the audience with their phenomenal dancing talents .Such celebrations in educational institutions not only promote cultural awareness but also impart valuable life lessons, making Janmashtami a cherished and enriching experience for students and teachers.


International Literacy Day (2023-24)

International Literacy Day was celebrated at APS for class l and ll. To commemorate this occasion, we have organized two engaging activities for Class I and Class lI students.
Class I Activity - English Calligraphy
In Class I, the focus was on the art of English calligraphy. Teachers thoughtfully wrote the inspiring quote, "Education is the key to success," on the board. Students were then encouraged to pick up their pencils and replicate this quote in their English notebooks repeatedly for one page.
Class -ll Word Search
In Class II, the students participated in a captivating Word Search activity. Each student received printed worksheets designed specifically for the occasion. As they searched for hidden words related to literacy and education, they not only had fun but also improved their vocabulary and word recognition skills.


Teachers' Day Celebration

The Teachers' Day celebrations at APS Bathinda Main Wing and APS Bathinda Extension Wing were a vibrant and joyful affair. The day commenced with a warm welcome for the dedicated educators, who were greeted with heartfelt appreciation from the students. The program showcased the rich cultural diversity of the school with classical dance performances, followed by lighthearted and fun games designed to bring smiles to the teachers' faces. A captivating skit was performed, highlighting the important role of teachers in shaping young minds. The energy soared with lively dance performances, and the event featured the felicitation of teachers who go above and beyond in their extra duties. The festivities reached their crescendo with an exuberant Bhangra dance, marking a memorable and celebratory conclusion to this special day dedicated to their esteemed educators.


Collage Making Activity (2023-24)

Collage Making Activity of Healthy and Unhealthy Food was conducted in APS Extension Wing by students of Class I
and II to celebrate Indian National Nutrition Week (INW) on September1, 2023 to raise awareness about the
importance of nutrition and promote healthy eating habits. This week provides a platform for spreading knowledge
about the importance of balanced diets and the impact of nutrition on overall health.


Sports Day Celebration in Extension (2023-24)

Sports Day was celebrated on August 31, 2023 in Extension Wing to commemorate the birth anniversary of hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand and to raise the awareness about the importance of sports and physical activities in everyone’s life. To make this day special, various races and sports events were conducted in Extension Wing .The Principal, Ms Sukhdeep Kaur motivated the kids to participate in different sports activities. The Coordinator, Ms Pragya Sharma and the Principal felicitated the winners with medals and certificates. It was day filled with fervour and excitement experienced amidst thrill and cheers.
The result of sports events are as follow
CLASS I

One Leg Race
Ayaan Singh -I G FIRST
Ishant Raj - I H SECOND
Vihan Kumar- I E THIRD

Bag Pack Race
Paarth Sharma–IF FIRST
Utkarsh –I E SECOND
Ankit Singh – I J THIRD

CLASS II

BLIND FOLD RACE
Arohi II - I FIRST
Lakshya II -D SECOND
Arnav Rai II-E THIRD

BOOK BALANCE RACE
Bhavanya II-G FIRST
Anurag Kumar II-A SECOND
Aastha II-E THIRD


CLASS I RELAY RACE
TEAM -B
Puyam Victory I F
Bhumika Patel I G
Akarsh Singh I H
AhanSharma I I
Sorya I J

CLASS Il RELAY RACE
TEAM -B
Shubh II F
Tanish II G
K. Pran II H
Aayan II I
Utkarsh II J


KARGIL VIJAY DIWAS (2023-24)

On the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas, a special assembly was organised to commemorate and pay homage to the brave soldiers who valiantly defended our Nation during the Kargil War. The assembly began with National Anthem, followed by a poignant tribute to the martyrs, highlighting their unwavering courage and sacrifice. Students delivered heartfelt speeches, expressing gratitude towards our Armed Forces and emphasizing the significance of this historic victory. Through soul-stirring performances, including patriotic songs and heartening poems, the indomitable spirit of our soldiers and their unyielding love for the motherland was celebrated. The Principal felicitated Dilwinder Singh of XII Arts for bagging prize in Bodybuilding Competition. She addressed the gathering and paid tribute to the supreme sacrifices made by our heroes and further emphasized to engrain a profound sense of patriotism and appreciation for the security and unity of our beloved Nation.


Inter House Sports Event (2023-24)

Inter House Sports Event was held on August 17, 2023 in which students of Class III to V participated in Lemon Race, Book Balance Race, Obstacle Race,50 m Race and Tug of War. Its main objective is to enhance the sports performance of athletes and players. A student becomes more energetic because of sports. The school aims to improve physical fitness of students, appreciation of physical activity, sportsman development and improved social skills.


INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION

The special assembly on the occasion of Independence Day began with solemn moment of flag hoisting, symbolizing our unity and freedom. The resonating notes of the National anthem filled the air, invoking a sense of patriotism among all attendees. A collective pledge was taken to uphold the values of our Nation. A thought-provoking reflection on the sacrifices of our freedom fighters was shared, setting the tone for the event. A captivating role play followed, depicting the journey to Independence. A heartfelt poem paid tribute to our Nation's heroes and their indomitable spirit. The assembly burst into vibrant energy with an Inter-House Dance Competition and Cultural Programme celebrating unity through diversity. Eshal Bindra of class X D was felicitated for being selected in the command team of Ethics Bowl Competition. The Principal addressed the gathering, emphasizing the importance of our responsibilities as citizens. Excitement peaked as the results of Inter-House Dance Competition were announced. The assembly concluded with a renewed commitment to our Nation’s values and a shared sense of pride, echoing in the dispersal of attendees.


Monsoon Fun (2023-24)

To welcome the much awaited monsoon, kids participated in an activity with the theme " Monsoon Fun" on 21 July 2023. Students of class I & II made beautiful cutouts of colourful umbrellas, clouds and raindrops. Students participated enthusiastically and exhibited their unique piece of art.


Investiture Ceremony (2023-24)

" Leaders are not born but are made by their experiences in life."

The investiture ceremony, marking the formation of the new "Student Council" for the academic session 2023-24, was solemnised with great pomp and dignity on July 20,2023 in Aps Extension. The ceremony commenced with Prayer, followed by the March past and pipping ceremony. While administering the oath to the Student Council, the Principal imbibed the spirit of "Soaring High". She conferred the elected students with sashes and congratulated them, emphasising the significance of setting priorities and performing their duties well. The zeal of the council was reflected in their confidence and dedication to execute their work. The ceremony concluded with the national anthem.


Story telling competition 2023

Story telling competition 2023 was organised on July 17,2023 for the students of class l and ll in APS Extension wing. Students participated in this competition with zeal and enthusiasm.Interersting and beautiful stories were enacted by students with different creative props.
Result for class -l
1.First position
Rajveer Pandey(l -B )
2. Second position
Adya Mishra. (I -C )
3.Third position
kiara (l -E )
4.Consolation
Gaganpreet Singh. ( I-G )
5. Consolation
Aron Atul Jamas ( l -B)

Result for class -ll
1.First position
Ruthvik Saha (Il -E)
2.Second position
Pranvi Sharma ( ll-F )
3.Third position
Advaith ( ll-D)
4.Consolation
Agastya ( Il -A)
5.Consolation
Kanishkaa (Il -i)


Bagless Day Class III -V (MAY)

Bagless Day from Classes III to V.
"Children learn from everything they see around. They learn wherever they are, not just in special learning place"
Adding learning creates the best educational experience possible. To accomplish the objective, a "Bagless Day" was organized in the month of May (May 25, 2023) for Students of Primary Wing, following the NEP guidelines for the physical mental, and intellectual development of the students.
*In the Month of May*
The students began their morning by watching movie based on theme friendship, followed by preparation of Monaco biscuit snacks with topping of their choice. This was followed by designing appreciation badges for community helpers, and for pillars of school.
As the students remained involved in the activities, it exposed them to the world beyond the books.


INTER HOUSE KHO-KHO COMPETITION (2023-24)

INTER HOUSE KHO-KHO COMPETITION
The school had organized Inter House KHO-KHO competition for girls to promote team spirit, coordination and flexibility from May 15, 2023 to May 24, 2023. All the participants of each house participated enthusiastically.
Results:
Class IV - V
1st: Akbar House
2nd:Ashoka House
3rd: Pratap House

Class VI- VIII
1st: Ashoka House
2nd:Shivaji House
3rd: Pratap House

Class IX - XII
1st: Shivaji House
2nd: Pratap House
3rd: Ashoka House


Fun and Frolic summer vacation (2023-24)

To welcome the much-awaited summer vacation kids participated in an activity with the theme " Fun and Frolic summer vacation" on 19 May 2023. Students of class I & II made beautiful items like summer fruits, popsicles, beach ball, sunglasses and summer drinks. Students participated enthusiastically and exhibited their unique piece of art.


Special Assembly on Mother's day

A special assembly was conducted by students of Class II,IV-B and X-E on Mother’s Day in their respective wings. The assembly began with morning prayer followed by thought, news and poem. Students performed dance with great pomp and show. An Inter-House Group Singing Competition was conducted in the assembly. The assembly concluded with the national anthem.


INTER HOUSE BADMINTON LEAGUE (2023-24)

INTER HOUSE BADMINTON LEAGUE
To promote physical fitness, Inter-House Badminton Competition was organised at Chetak Sports Complex from May 08, 2023 to May 13, 2023. Girls and Boys from all the four houses enthusiastically participated in the competition under Sub Jr., Jr. and Sr. categories for both boys and girls. It was a display of exertion and high sportsmanship.


Mother's day Card Making Activity in APS Extension (2023-24)

On account of Mother's day to express respect, honour and love towards mothers a Card making Activity was conducted on May 12,2023 for classes l and ll in their activity periods' making activity helps the students to develop their motor skills and to enhance their creativity.It was pleasure watching dynamic and energetic children preparing something unique and special. The outcomes of their efforts were marvelous


INTER-HOUSE FOOTBALL LEAGUE (2023-24)

INTER-HOUSE FOOTBALL LEAGUE 2023-24
Sports do not build character but reveal it. Keeping with the same, an Inter-House Football League was organized
from 24 April to 2 May. Boys from all the categories that are Sub Jr. III-V), Jr. (VI-VIII) and Sr. (IX-XII) participated with full enthusiasm. All the house teams tried to outshine one another on the field to prove their mettle.
Results:
Class III - V
1st: Ashoka House
2nd: Shivaji House
3rd: Pratap House

Class VI- VIII
1st: Shivaji House
2nd:Pratap House
3rd: Akbar House

Class IX - XII
1st: Shivaji House
2nd: Pratap House
3rd: Akbar House


Labour Day (2023-24)

A worker is a creator and a great asset to every nation
1st May of every year is celebrated as Labour Day. A special assembly was conducted by the students of X C in APS main wing and classes II E and II F in APS Extension to sensitize students with the efforts put in by the supporting staff. Some fun games were organized for the supporting staff. Some supporting staff members were felicitated by the Principal for giving their best in their trade and facilitating in smooth functioning of the school.
The tiny tots of class -I and ll celebrated the labour's day by doing Fancy dress Competition. Students acted like different helpers of our society and tell their importance in our lives. This Activity was designed to showcase the better understanding of the labour community among the students to respect and appreciate their efforts.
Result of Fancy dress competition on labour Day (May1,2023)
Class-1
First Position -Divyanshu( l-B)
Second Position -Adya Mishra (l-C)
Third Position - Nitaasha( l-F)
First Consolation - Hezel(l -A)
Second Consolation - Harshdeep Singh - (l -D)

Class -ll
First Position - Rishaan Singhal (ll-A)
Second Position - J.P Tanishka (ll -G)
Third Position - Jenita (ll-B)
First Consolation - Mahaprasad (ll -E)
Second Consolation kiyan (ll-C)


AWES RAISING DAY

A special assembly was conducted on 29 April to mark AWES raising day by the students of classes X B and V H in APS main wing & class II D in APS Extension. The assembly began with prayer and AWES song. The students conducted a talk show to demonstrate
the importance of AWES in the life of an army brat. A quiz was conducted by the students. All the teachers took a pledge to be fully committed to the great mission of teaching by providing 'Quality Education' to students. The assembly concluded with national anthem.


Bagless Day Class III-V (April,2023)

Bagless Day from Classes III to V.
"Children learn from everything they see around. They learn wherever they are, not just in special learning place"
Adding learning creates the best educational experience possible. To accomplish the objective, a "Bagless Day" was organized in the month of April (April 28,2023) for Students of Primary Wing, following the NEP guidelines for the physical mental, and intellectual development of the students.
*In the month of April*
The day started with some mind games, followed by cooking without fire where Small budding chefs made healthy sandwiches. Creativity of the students was at peak when they design helpful reminders for classes, corridors, washrooms etc. The day culminated with pasting these reminders on the respective areas.


SPECIAL ASSEMBLY ON WORLD EARTH DAY (2023-24)

" The Earth does not belong to us. We belong to the Earth."
A special assembly was conducted by the students of class XII A in APS main wing and classes llC and llD in APS Extension on *'Earth* *Day* '.
The assembly began with Gayatri Mantra, pledge, thought of the day, Poem recitation, speech and dance performance. The students of XII A conducted a quiz and short speech to emphasise the need to save Earth. The students in Extension performed dance with great pomp and show. A beautiful poem on Our Mother Earth with gesture was delivered by the Coordinator. The assembly came to end with National Anthem.


WORLD EARTH DAY ACTIVITIES

*Go green and make our Earth a beautiful and better place to live*
Earth Day is celebrated all around the world with a beautiful message - "Our continuing efforts in our everyday lives will make this beautiful planet thrive." *22nd April, Earth Day* was observed at APS Main Wing and APS Extension appreciating the uniqueness of our Planet Earth. Planter Makeover activity was conducted for the students of classes III and VII. The students of Class -ll took the responsibility to plant more trees with the help of their teachers on this day and to protect our environment before it's too late.
Sr. Wing
First Position - Sharvi (Class VII A)
Second Position -
Durgeshwari (Class VII K)
Third Position -
Harshit (Class VII G)
Nivedita (Class VII E)

Jr. Wing
First Position - A R Adhvika ( Class III H)
Second Position -
Priyanka Saha (Class III F)
Adwit Man Singh (Class III G)
Third Position -
Kunuku Vihaan (Class III E)


INTERACTION SESSION FOR CLASS I

An interaction session for class I(2023-24) was conducted on 8th April and 21April from 9 am to 12 am.
Teachers had an interaction with new kids. It was a healthy and interesting conversation between teachers and students which will help in the smooth functioning of the upcoming session. Teachers became familiar with the potential of their students.
It was conducted smoothly and it was a successful show. Children and teachers participated with full zeal and zest.


Special Assembly for the new Session 2023-24

“The most important day of a child’s education is the first day of school”
Special assembly was conducted by the students of XII Arts in APS main wing and by class II A and teachers in APS Extension to begin the new session. Assembly began with the prayer followed by thought, news, group song and a motivational talk by Ms Anu, PGT Psychology. Some achievers from last session were felicitated by the Principal. The Principal addressed and welcomed the students with her motivational speech. The assembly concluded with national anthem.


Special Assembly for welcome of Class I students

A Special assembly was conducted by our tiny tots of class -llA and Il-B in APS Extension wing to welcome Class-l students.
Assembly began with chanting of the Gayatri Mantra followed by thought, pledge, motivational speech,and Poem Recitation. Class -ll students performed a group welcome song and a dance performance .
The Coordinator addressed and welcomed the students with her motivational speech.The assembly concluded with National Anthem.


Celebrated National Girl Child Day at Takshila Auditorium

National Girl Child Day is observed on 24 January to spread awareness about the inequalities faced by girls in Indian society, and also to promote awareness about the rights of the girl child and the importance of female education, health, and nutrition. APS Bathinda celebrated National Girl Child Day at Takshila Auditorium on January 24, 2023 at 1100 hrs. The art exhibits by the students of APS Bathinda were displayed in the foyer. The programme started with auspicious lamp lighting by the Chief Guest. The Chairman APS Bathinda, in his address highlighted the importance of celebrating National Girl Child Day. It was followed by Inter House English Debate Competition on “Girl Child Education and Women Empowerment are overhyped terms in Modern India.” It was succeeded by a presentation on various schemes for girl child by Ms Vishakha, the school Counsellor. The programme came to an end with the prize distribution ceremony where winners of debate and poster making competition along with sports achievers were felicitated by the Chief Guest.


Celebrated National Girl Child Day in Extension

Give the girl child wings to fly; allow her to blossom and touch the sky.
A special assembly was held by Class I students to commemorate National Girl Child Day on January 24, 2023. Students recited poems, delivered speech, performed small acts and group dance showcasing about how women are breaking barriers and receiving acclaim in the fields like sports, politics, and academics. A poem recitation competition was also held.
Facts were highlighted, including the girls' epitome of strength, love, sacrifice, and courage, and it was emphasised that they are God's finest blessing.


CHRISTMAS DAY CELEBRATION

“Christmas is welcomed with the spirit of giving without a thought of getting.
It is happiness because we see joy in people.
It is forgetting self and finding time for others.
It is discarding the meaningless and stressing the true values.”
December 25 is celebrated as Christmas Day every year all over the world. It is a day which illuminates the world with the warmth of love, care and true sacrifice.Army Public School celebrated Christmas Day with much reverence to make this day a memorable and joyous for our children. The celebration began with a welcome song, followed by a short skit and a dance performance by our budding artists. Thereafter, the essence of Christmas Day was explained in a speech by one of our budding blooms.A short felicitation ceremony was held and the Principal felicitated the best teacher and the best student for session 2021-22. Ms Rajni Bala was adjudged the best teacher and Miss Drua Anand and Miss Aalya Mohapatra were adjudged the best students for co-curricular and academics respectively. Ms Sonia Anish was presented with GOC in C’s commendation in teaching faculty and Ms Moorti Devi was presented with GOC in C’s commendation in supporting staff. The commendations were presented by the Principal. . To make the celebration much more special, Santa Claus came to our school and surprised our children with lots of presents and gifts. In the end, Principal and Coordinator (Primary wing) addressed the children to be happy and spread happiness, laughter and further, motivated them to thrive in their lives.


NATIONAL MATHEMATICS DAY CELEBRATION

National Mathematics Day is celebrated on 22 December every year to mark the birth anniversary of legendary Indian Mathematician, Srinivasa Ramanujan. A special assembly was conducted in APS Main Wing, on December 22, 2022, with an objective of creating awareness about importance of Mathematics in day to day life situations and also to create students' interest in studying Mathematics. The students performed skit, poem & shared some Mathematical facts. Quiz competition was organised for classes VI to IX. The assembly ended with National Anthem.


ANNUAL DAY ‘MOTLEY’

Army Public School Bathinda Mil. Stn. organized its Annual Day, ‘Motley’, on November 26, 2022 with great elegance. The function began with the auspicious lamp lighting by Guest of Honour Mrs Parminder Gill, Zonal Vice President, AWWA accompanied by Mrs Gayatri Nair and Mrs Sukhdeep Kaur, the Principal.
The theme for the programme was ‘MOTLEY’, in which students showcased the diversity of the Nation. It started with a melodious welcome song by APS Music Band followed by the Annual Report ‘Pratibimb’ presented by Mrs Sukhdeep Kaur, Principal, APS Bathinda and an eloquent talk show, ‘Manthan’, highlighting the importance of NEP 2020 as well as Inclusive Education in contemporary times. ‘Ek Bharat Shreshth Bharat’, a cultural dance of various states, presented by the tiny tots of APS, highlighted the harmony and diversity of our country. Other highlights of the function were ‘Back to School’, showcasing the problems faced by the students as well as teachers during the COVID-19 pandemic, Hindi street play on Life Skills and marvellous Yoga performance, ‘Unnayan’. ‘Retro to Metro’ added glitter to the programme as the students presented various popular dance forms from last six decades. The last dance performance was ‘Navras’, a dance with a difference, as the students incorporated various ‘Ras’ into the dance forms. The audience was left mesmerised by the performance.
The Chief Guest, School Patron and Guest of Honour, Mrs Parminder Gill gave away prizes to the teachers and students for their outstanding achievements. The Chief Guest addressed the gathering and appreciated the efforts put in by the Principal APS, Mrs Sukhdeep Kaur and APS family for the wonderful conduct of event. Vote of thanks was presented by Mahieka Jasrotia, Head Girl of the school. The whole event was enthusiastically supported by the parents and school staff as well as the main charm of the event – the participants. At last, the event came to an end with the rendition of National Anthem.


Children's Day Celebration

"Children are the best creation of God, they spread joy and happiness in every season"

Children's Day is observed on November 14 every year to honour Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru for his role in the development of our country and his immense love for children. To make children feel special and to make the day memorable for them, a special assembly was organised in APS Main Wing and APS Extension Wing on November 14, 2022. The programme began with the warm welcome of students. The prayer, pledge, speech, solo and group dance, and group song were all performed by teachers during the assembly. Fun filled games were conducted for classes VI to XII in APS Main Wing. The teachers' performance lent a special liveliness to the show. Refreshments were distributed among the students. The winners in various Inter-School competitions were felicitated by the Principal. The students were overwhelmed and thoroughly enjoyed the celebration.


GURPURAB CELEBRATION

The birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji is celebrated every year to pay respect to the first Guru of Sikhs. A special assembly was organised by classes II E & II F in APS Extension Wing and by classes V H & VIII J in APS Main Wing, on November 7, 2022, to commemorate the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. The students performed group dance, poem, short speech and sang religious hymns. The students of class VIII J carried out ‘Parbhat Pheri’, a religious procession, to signify the religious travels of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. It was an enriching experience for all. The assembly ended with the National Anthem.


Drawing and Colouring activity of Traffic Signals

Transportation is important as it opens the world to new places, cultures, opportunities, and experiences.

To go beyond the text books, to teach children in practical ways and help them understand better the various means of transport, a drawing and colouring activity of traffic signals was organised for classes I and II on November 4, 2022 in APS Extension. The students spoke a few lines on the traffic rules, signals, different means of transport and safety measures. It was a fun-filled, interactive and informative activity for the students.


FACE MASK MAKING ACTIVITY

Halloween’s Day marks the end of summer and the beginning of dark and dreary winter. To
mark Halloween’s Day, Face Mask Making Competition was organized for the students of
classes I, II, IV & VII, on October 31, 2022, to hone their creative and artistic skills. The
students actively participated in the competition and designed beautiful masks.


DIWALI ACTIVITIES

Diwali signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil and hope over despair. A special assembly was organised at APS Extension on October 20, 2022, by class II students wherein students danced and delivered speech on significance of the festival. The students of classes I and II decorated diyas and candles with great zeal and fervour, spreading the message of eco-friendly ways of celebration. The students of classes III, IV & V participated in Card and Poster Making Activity to mark the festival of lights. House Display Boards were decorated on the theme ‘Diwali’. Students participated enthusiastically and showcased their creative skills.


SCIENCE PROJECT CONTEST – 2022

State Level Science Project Contest was organized by Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology, Longowal, Sangrur on 14 Oct 2022. APS Bathinda had sent three projects and all three of them were selected for inclusion in the competition.
‘Eco Village – Building a Greener Community’, a non-working model, made by Sagun of VIII D, Ansh Tripathi of VIII E and Ghanshyam Kalita of VIII E under the guidance of Teacher Incharge Ms Prabhjot Kaur, bagged first prize out of 39 non-working models from the state.
‘Automatic Solar Panel Cleaner’, a working model, built by Tejas Bal of X H, Darsh Katoch of IX B and Aman Singh Rawal of IX B under the able guidance of Ms Amritpal Kaur Sidhu, was awarded first prize out of a total no. of 177 working models. The combined efforts of all the teachers of Science department culminated in sweet success.


PHILATELY (Stamp Collection)

A lecture was conducted on October 11, 2022 by Army Postal Services, HQ 10 Corps, on Philately to mark World Postal Day. Lt Col R Venkatesan, HQ 10 Corps, APS, addressed the students regarding the role of Army Postal Services.


South Western Command Inter APS Debate Competition, 2022- 2023

APS Bathinda hosted South Western Command Inter APS Debate Competition, 2022- 2023 from 18- 20 September, 2022. Twelve APSs from the Command participated in the event. Hindi Debate Competition was organised on September 19, 2022 at Sagat Singh Auditorium. The event was presided over by honourable Senior Patron, APS Bathinda. The Chief Guest, in his address, highlighted the significant role, such competitions play in shaping young minds. He emphasised on the need of being a good and attentive listener, it being a pre requisite to be an effective speaker.
Hindi Team from APS Bathinda had Kritika Dhami of class IX and Grashi Singh of class XII as debaters and Devanshu of class XI as Interjector.
APS Hisar secured first position followed by APS Kota and APS Bathinda as first and second runners-up respectively. Devanshu from APS Bathinda was adjudged, the best interjector.
English Debate was organised on 20 Sep where all debaters proved their mettle by showcasing their excellent debating skills.
The chief guest for the day was honourable Zonal President AWWA. The participants from APS Bathinda were Drua Anand of XII Comm., Eshal Bindra of class IX and Eeshpal Singh of class XII. APS Bathinda bagged first position followed by APS Jaipur and APS Sri Ganganagar as first and second runners-up respectively. Drua Anand and Eshal Bindra from APS Bathinda were adjudged the best speakers for and against the motion.
Patron, APS Bathinda and Chairman, APS Bathinda were present among several other dignitaries to grace the occasion.


Fancy Dress Competition

“To become a better you, remember to be grateful to people who have contributed to making you who you are today.”
Community helpers play a vital role in our society. In order to cultivate the feelings of compassion and empathy and enhance their social development skills, the students of class-I showed their gratitude to our heroes who not only give their valuable services but also make our lives comfortable and easier. The students, with utmost excitement, dressed in their best attire and walked elegantly on stage. Some of the students were dressed as doctors, nurses, policemen, teachers, vegetable sellers, etc. to act out the behaviours of respective community helpers. Students conveyed their gratitude to the workers for their stupendous contribution in every sphere. The activity was organised to help the students build confidence and respect for the people who make our lives easy with their vast services. This activity was a success in terms of inspiring young minds to respect our community helpers. Children dressed up in their colourful costumes and spoke a few sentences about the character that they depicted. The effort and hard work of the children were highly commendable.


Show and Tell Activity

"Junk food satisfies you for a minute, healthy food satisfies you for a lifetime."

Students of class II zealously participated in a 'Show and Tell Activity' held on September 9th, 2022 in APS Extension. The activity was conducted to strengthen the verbal skills and confidence of the students, as well as to foster the art of public speaking in the young learners. The students spoke about their favourite healthy foods and the importance of various nutrients, eating right as well as the need to avoid eating junk food and sugary drinks. They also explained how healthy food makes one fit, strong and active, whereas junk food makes one weak, fat and unhealthy, using different props. It was a fun-filled, informative activity that not only helped in enhancing their knowledge, confidence, and speaking skills but also inculcated healthy eating habits in them.


Spell Bee Competition

"Education is the most powerful weapon that you can use to change the world."
Education opens the windows of the mind. The ability to read and write gives individuals greater strength to deal with the world and greater access to information. To spread and encourage young learners, APS Extension celebrated World Literacy Day on September 8th, 2022 with great zeal and enthusiasm. To show the joy of learning and fulfil the mission of literacy, the students of Classes I and II wholeheartedly participated in the Spell Bee Competition. Their initiative and efforts were appreciated by one and all.


Poster Making Competition and Slogan Writing Competition

"Art speaks where words are unable to explain"
A Poster Making Competition was organized under the theme Independence Day by 45 AIR DEFENCE REGIMENT (BASANTAR RIVER) for Class III. Children participated enthusiastically in the competition and the winners were felicitated by the Principal, Mrs. Harshita Singh (Director FWA) and Capt. Jarvis Thomas. A consolation prize was given to CwSN Shijpreet of class III G for his active participation in the competition.A Slogan Writing Competition was organised under the the theme Independence Day.

Result of Poster Making Competition for class III
Ist position - Ujwal Kumar Singh III C
IInd position - Sayan III A
IIIrd position - Pranjal III H
Consolation prize - Shijpreet Singh III - G

Result of Poster Making Competition for class IV
Ist position - Shreya IV C
IInd position - Lipsita IV H
IIIrd position - Shalu Bharti IV F

Result of Slogan Writing Competition for class V
Ist position - Saulima Mandal V C
IInd position - Tejal V G
IIIrd position - Purvi V D


Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav (Street Play)

Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav
‘Har Ghar Jhanda’

Street play was conducted by the NCC students of APS BATHINDA on 12 Aug 2022 from 0900 hrs to 0915 hrs at Basketball Court(near shopping center 7), Jadu Nath colony and from 1000 hrs to 1015 hrs at Play ground (near milk booth), Abdul Hamid colony.


Motivational Talk by Lt. Col. Ankush Sharma

A motivational talk was organised for the students of class XII by 7 Light Cav to commemorate 75th Independence Day under the theme ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’. Lt. Col. Ankush Sharma from 7 Light Cav addressed the students and motivated them to join Indian Army. More than 80 students from class XII attended the event. It was an interactive session.


Band Show by 5 Bihar Rgt

A Band Show was organised for the students of class III to IX in the assembly area. The Band from 5 Bihar Rgt mesmerised the students with their melodious patriotic tunes. The atmosphere was so magnificent that the students of classes X and XII also joined in between. The joy and motivation of the students knew no bounds. The students applauded the bandsmen by waiving the flags in the air.


Inter-House Corner Decoration Competition

*Janmashtami Celebrations*
*"Love is a consistent passion to give, not a meek persistent hope to receive"*
An Inter-House Corner Decoration Competition was organized on August 12th ,2022 with the theme Tableau of Krishna Janmashtami.Students from all houses participated wholeheartedly and decorated the house corners with their hand made articles.The students from the four houses participated enthusiastically.Pratap House got third position whereas second position was bagged by Ashoka house.Akbar emerged victorious with first position.


Har Ghar Tiranga

A national flag drawing and colouring competition and national flag making activity was organized on 12th of August, 2022 to commemorate 75 Platinum years of Independence under the ongoing campaign ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’. The tiny tots of Extension Wing, Jr. Wing and Sr. Wing made beautiful flags on the theme 'Har Ghar Tiranga'. The results are as follows:

I Position- Advika II H
II Position- Vaibhav Pandey II J
III Position- Agamya II A


Motivational Talk by Nb Sub Harinder Singh, SM

Nb/Sub Harinder Singh, Sena medal from 3 medium Regiment 10 corps Arty Bde. His unit was ordered to move towards Galwan Nala on 15 june,2020because Chinese army intrudered in our area. There was a conflict between Indian and Chinese army on 15 june,2020 at night. Nb/Sub Harinder Singh was captured on 15th of june and was released on 18th of june. He was awarded SM for his valiant contribution in operation Galwan.


Raksha Bandhan Activities

Raksha Bandhan is one of the most endearing ways to celebrate the special bond between brothers and sisters. With a view to celebrating the occasion and enhancing creativity among the students, a “Rakhi Making Competition” was organised on August 5th, 2022 for classes I and II, on August 8th,2022 Rakhi Making for class III, Card Making for class IV and Thali Decoration for class V. Rakhi Making Activity was organised for classes VI to VIII. The students enthusiastically participated in the competition and made colourful rakhis to exhibit their talent.
Result of Rakhi Making Competition
Ist position- Vanshika I E
IInd position- Bhavanya Uprati I G
IInd position- M. Shreya Amrita I A
IIIrd position- Garima I F

Result of Rakhi Making Competition
Ist position- Shabadjot II I
IInd position- Viraj Vinay Patil II H
IInd position- Shouryaveer Singh II A
IIIrd position- Priyosmita II F
IIIrd postition- Arijeet II G

Result of Rakhi Making Competition
Ist position - Chaitanya III H
IInd position- Thea Satpthy III I
IIIrd position - Argha Naga III B
IIIrd position - Shijpreet Singh III G

Result of Card Making Competition
Ist position - Atharva Atish Bagal IV C
IInd position - Ritika Rani IV J
IIIrd position - Barshdbarna Bhunia IV A

Result of Thali Decoration Competition
Ist position - Prathamesh Aier V B
IInd position - Palak Kaurav V F
IIIrd position - Vanya Dhankhar V A
IIIrd position - Shreya Bhausaheb V D


23rd KARGIL VIJAY DIWAS:

Kargil Diwas marks India’s victory in Kargil War and it is celebrated to honour the fallen soldiers of Indian Army. A drawing activity was conducted in APS Extension on the theme Kargil Vijay Diwas. The motive was to instil a sense of patriotism and to hone their creativity and imagination. A special assembly was conducted in APS Main by the students of class IX-H and class III-A on the theme Kargil Vijay Diwas. The students enacted a beautiful play on the said theme. A prize distribution ceremony was conducted and Vice Principal Mrs. Renu Arya felicitated the winner NCC cadets of the ATC-115.


FRIENDSHIP DAY

"A friend in need, is a friend in deed"

To develop the habit of sharing and caring, friendship day band making activity was conducted in APS Extension for class I and ll. Students participated enthusiastically and spoke few lines about their best friend.


POSTER COMPETITION FOR ‘EAT RIGHT MELA’:

174 MH conducted poster competition on the topic ‘EAT RIGHT’. Ten students (5 Jr. Wg. & 5 Sr. Wg.) have submitted their entries for the said event. Swapnil Bora (V-G) and Jayesh Arjun Wagh (V-H) got I and II positions respectively in Group I. In Group II, Drua Anand of XII Com. secured I position.


SWC ETHICS BOWL COMPETITION:

Ethics Bowl was held from 9th of July to 16th July. Six students participated in the competition under the able guidance of Ms. Vishakha Priya, Ms. Anu Bala, Ms. Neeti Garg and Ms. Garima Sharma. The students made their way to top three finalists out of twelve teams. Drua Anand of XII Com. is selected for nationals.


INTER-HOUSE DISPLAY BOARD COMPETITION:

An Inter-House Display Board Competition was conducted in both Jr. (III-V) and Sr. wings under the theme Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. The students participated with utmost zeal and enthusiasm and decorated their house boards to perfection. Results were as follows:

RESULT (JR. WING) RESULT (SR. WING)
I – ASHOKA HOUSE I – SHIVAJI HOUSE
II – PRATAP HOUSE II – AKBAR HOUSE
III – SHIVAJI HOUSE III – ASHOKA HOUSE


International Yoga Day

Yoga is an invaluable gift of India’s ancient tradition. It not only embodies unity of mind and body but also helps in strengthening harmony between man and nature hence resulting in enhancing a holistic approach to health and well-being.
International Yoga Day was celebrated by our students of classes II ,V and VIII with great enthusiasm. Students demonstrated various asanas and sent their photos. It encouraged everyone to practice regular yoga with a goal to remain fit and improve concentration.


World Environment Day

Environment plays a significant role in the existence of life on planet earth.

World Environment day is observed on June 5, every year, giving a global platform for inspiring positive change in the environment. The aim is to encourage people to make their surroundings green and clean.

To mark the importance of Environment Day and to sensitize the students regarding the importance of clean and green environment, a tree plantation drive was conducted by the council members in the school campus and by the students of class I and IV in their respective residential areas. The students enthusiastically participated in the event.

A video of the participants is being shared to appreciate the efforts put in by the parents and the students.


Story Telling Competition 2022 for class I to IV

EGS KidStrive organised story Telling Competition 2022 for the age group between 5 to 9 years. Students of Army Public School Bathinda participated in this competition with full zeal and enthusiasm.Beautiful and interesting stories were enacted by the students of Classes I to IV. A video of all the participants is being shared to appreciate the efforts put in by the students and parents.


Inter-House Badminton Competition (Sub Jr., Jr. and Sr. category)

To promote physical fitness, Inter-House Badminton Competition was organised at Chetak Sports Complex from 10 May 2022 to 21 May 2022. The students from all the four houses enthusiastically participated in the competition under Sub Jr., Jr. and Sr. categories for both boys and girls. A total of 72 participants represented their houses in the competition. It was a display of exertion and high sportsmanship.


Mother's Day

“A mother's love cannot be measured,
It's a brilliant gem to be treasured”
A beautiful assembly was conducted by Class V-K and X-F on Mother’s Day. The assembly began with morning prayer followed by poem and news. The poem was recited by the student of V-K to accentuate the importance of mother in the life of a child. An Inter-House Singing Competition was conducted in the assembly. The assembly concluded with the national anthem.
To mark student’s understanding about the importance of Mother’s day or to show their feelings for their mother, a card making activity was conducted at Army Public School Bathinda for Class III and IV. The students participated enthusiastically. A video was shared on mother’s day.


Labour's Day

"A worker is a creator and a great asset to every nation"
1st May of every year is celebrated as Labour's day. A special assembly was conducted by students of Class V J and X D to sensitize students with the efforts put in by the supporting staff. The assembly began with the morning prayer followed by news. A thoughtful play depicting the hard work of labour was enacted by the students. A poem was recited by the students of Class V J regarding the plight of the labour class. Some fun games were organized for the supporting staff. The felicitation of supporting staff was conducted by the Hon’ble Chairman Sir. The assembly concluded with the national anthem.A poem recitation competition was organised for Class II and Class V on the theme Labour's day.
Result of poem recitation competition
Ist position- Ayan Alam V C
IInd position- Vanya V A
IIIrd position- Tejash Keshri V I


STUDENT OUTREACH PROGRAM

A seminar was organized for the students of class XII on ‘JOINING INDIAN ARMY’. Col. Kim Praag addressed the students and motivated them to join Indian Army. More than sixty students from class XII attended the seminar and found it fruitful and interesting.


PLANTER MAKEOVER ACTIVITY

A planter makeover activity was conducted for the students of class III and class VII on the theme ‘Earth Day’. The students brought used bottles, boxes etc. and turned them into beautiful planters. Among class III students, Tamanna, R.V. Sidharth and Anuradha got first second and third position respectively. From class VII Alok Kumar Singh, Sakshi Kumari and Urjja secured first second and third position respectively.


INTER-HOUSE FOOTBALL LEAGUE 2022-23

Sports do not build character but reveal it. Keeping with the same, an Inter-House Football league was organized from 19 April to 30 April. Boys from all the categories that is Sub Jr. (IVV), Jr. (VI-VII) and Sr. (IX-XII) participated with full enthusiasm. All the house teams tried to outshine one another on the field to prove their mettle.

Results:
Class IV - V
1st: Shivaji House
2nd: Akbar House
3rd: Pratap House

Class VI- VIII
1st: Akbar House
2nd:Ashoka House
3rd: Shivaji House

Class IX - XII
1st: Pratap House
2nd: Akbar House
3rd: Shivaji House


FAREWELL 2021-22

A farewell was organised to bid adieu to class XII (2021-22). The event started with lamp lighting ceremony followed by various performances of class XII (2022-23). Fun-filled games were conducted for the students. Based on the interaction and also the talent exhibited, Master Surender Singh of class XII Arts and Miss Harshi Mishra of class XII Sci B were adjudged as Master and Miss APS


SPECIAL ASSEMBLY FOR VAISAKHI 2022-23

A special assembly was conducted by the students of XII-A on the occasion of harvest festival
Vaisakhi. The assembly began with Morning Prayer followed by news of the day. It was
followed by prize distribution ceremony. Punjabi dance was performed by the students of class
XII-A proceeded by a short speech and poem on the importance of Vaisakhi. It was followed
by Punjabi folk dance giddha by the students of primary wing and concluded with the National
Anthem.


Special Assembly for the new Session 2022-23

“The most important day of a child’s education is the first day of school”
Special assembly was conducted by the students of XII Comm. and V-A to begin the new session. Assembly began with the Gayatri Mantra followed by thought, news, group song ,motivational talk and a skit. Skit was enacted by the students of Class V-A and XII Comm. with the theme “online and offline classes”. The Principal addressed and welcomed the students with her motivational speech. The assembly concluded with national anthem.