Saturday is a day when we yawn, get up late, potter around the house lazily, do things in a slow fashion and then feel bewildered when the day is gone before we even realize it and then wish we had spent it fruitfully.
No, not so, for the Students, Parents and Teachers of Dr. Pillai Global Academy, New Panvel, the leading International school in Navi Mumbai.
DPGA commemorated International Day of Yoga on 20th and 21st June 2018, as show of our commitment towards this ancient Indian art of Health and Fitness.
On 20th June, we had our primary graders 4-5 practiced a few of the yoga postures under the expert guidance of Mrs. Rajalaxmi Rao, an experienced yoga instructor. The children very enthusiastically did standing and sitting asanas.
Early Years Orientation Day – 16th June, 2018
Parent Orientation Programme – 9th June, 2018
MID-DAY Excellence in Education Award for the Best International School in Navi Mumbai, 2018. ‘Taking long strides and reaching out, DPGA walked towards SUCCESS’. Congratulations to the Management, Parents, Students, Teachers and Staff Members of Dr. Pillai Global Academy, New Panvel. Award ceremony held at Regis, Palladium, Parel Mumbai.
Early Years Cultural Fest 2018 – ‘Alien’s Day Out’
The Early Years Cultural Fest 2018 – Alien’s Day Out at Dr. Pillai Global Academy, New Panvel, was held on Saturday, 7th April 2018 in the school auditorium. It was a day to celebrate, cheer the past achievements and look forward to the journey ahead!
Investiture Ceremony – 14th March, 2018
Annual Day celebrated on 11th March, 2018
Republic Day celebrated on 26th January, 2018.
Christmas celebrated on 22nd December, 2017.
Visit of Chief Municipal Commissioner of Panvel – 15th December, 2017
Early Years – Halloween Day was celebrated on 31st October, 2017.
An Orientation Programme was held on 17th June 2017.
An Orientation Programme was held on 10th June 2017.
The Mathematics exhibition held on the 70th Independence Day, 15th August 2017, clearly elucidated the words quoted by Bill Gates “We are changing the world with technology.”
Each corner of the exhibition room was a celebration of Mathematics in technology.
“Graduation is the celebration of the magnificent harvest reaped on sowing the seeds of hard work.”
The Graduation day for IB and A level students of Dr. Pillai Global Academy was organised on 18th August, 2017 in the school auditorium.
It was a red letter day in the history of India when the country got her freedom on 15th August, 1947. It took hundreds of years for us to break shackles of slavery. People of the country celebrate this day every year with great pomp and show. This year in 2017, India is celebrating its 71st Independence Day to pay a tribute to all the freedom fighters that had contributed significantly and fought for the Independence of India.
Commerce Department Exhibition conducted on 15th August, 2017.
There is no doubt about the fact that technology has had a major impact on the all economies around the world. The commerce and industries have witnessed a paradigm shift in the way businesses are being run in the twenty – first century.
On the 15th August 2017, an exhibition was held in Dr. Pillai Global Academy, New Panvel.
Different exhibits were put up by the different departments in the school.
These included charts, models and project work done by the students from 5th to 12th standards.
It is rightly said “Today’s Science is tomorrow’s technology”. The Science department, at Dr. Pillai Global Academy, New Panvel, worked on these lines to put up an exhibition themed “Technology in Science”, on Tuesday, the 15th August, 2017.
The exhibits spanned all the three branches of Science-i.e, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.
The theme chosen for this year’s exhibition was “Psychology and Technology”. With the advent of modern sciences such as artificial intelligence, online networking, social media etc, a lot of opportunities are availed with just a click of the mouse. Every theoretical and applied field has undergone a vast transformation in terms of service delivery, speed, preciseness and progress.
Parents’ involvement in a child’s healthy all round development is crucial. To honour them for their love, dedication and sacrifice for their children, on Saturday, 22nd July 2017, the Early Years Section of Dr. Pillai Global Academy, New Panvel, brought in the Parent’s Day with joyous celebrations.
Dr. Pillai Global Academy, New Panvel, celebrated the 35th International Music Day with great enthusiasm. The celebration started with a special assembly presented by the teachers of the Performing Arts department who presented songs about love and peace.
The morning assembly of Dr. Pillai Global Academy, New Panvel on Wednesday, 21st June, 2017 started with yoga in light of the 3rd International Yoga Day. The day started with warm up exercises followed by asanas, pranayama and meditation. All the students from grade 1 to 12, the principal, staff and sub staff; everyone was a part of the celebration of Yoga Day. It was a beautiful sight to see each and everyone synchronously moving from one yoga posture to other.
Holi was celebrated on 10th March, 2017 at Dr. Pillai Global Academy, New Panvel.
‘History’ Exhibition by the students of Dr. Pillai Global Academy, New Panvel
Theodore Roosevelt rightly said,” The more you know about the past, the better prepared you are for the future.” To communicate the truths of history behind the various courses of study, the students of Dr. Pillai Global Academy, New Panvel, showcased their exhibits in Languages, Science, Social Science, Commerce, Art and Psychology.
Who doesn’t like fairy tales? Each and every one of us would have heard fairy tales in our childhood either from our parents or from our grandparents. Fairy tales are stories, which may not necessarily be real stories but are very imaginative and informative. Many of these stories have deep morals for the children to learn and inculcate in themselves.
The Festival of Lights, as with most ancient legends, helps us to know the truth of victory of good over evil. It specifically commemorates the return of Lord Rama to his kingdom Ayodhya, at the end of his exile which lasted for 14 years. On Thursday, 27th October 2016, the teachers of Early Years presented a short musical skit on this ancient legend. The skit was followed by a lively interaction.
The Indian International Model United Nations (IIMUN) Navi Mumbai Chapter commenced on 21st October, 2016 at Dr. Pillai Global Academy, New Panvel. As the conference was the 2nd edition of IIMUN in the city, students and teachers were confident that it will be an enriching experience with lots to learn. With intriguing committees like the BCCI, ECOSOC, UNEP and the UN Security Council, there was never a dull moment during the debate session in the following two days.
“Dancing with the feet is one thing but dancing with the heart is another”
A Dandiya night was organized on 8th October, 2016 wherein the students, teachers and parents danced their heart out creating a vibrant and exuberant evening.
“Photography is the only language that can be understood anywhere in the world.” – Bruno Barbey
The soft click of the camera, a flash of light and a moment in time captured forever.
On Saturday 6th August 2016, Mahatma Education Society’s, Dr Pillai Global Academy, New Panvel, hosted a storytelling session workshop, ‘Stories and More…’, in association with Helen O’ Grady International.
On March 3, 2016 we celebrated the Japanese Doll Festival or Girls’ Day. This is a day to pray for young girl’s growth and happiness. On this day platforms were covered with a red carpet and were used to display a set of ornamental dolls representing the Emperor, Empress, attendants, and musicians in traditional court dress of the Heian period.
The teachers of Dr. Pillai Global Academy, New Panvel attended Expressions, an International Workshop on Creative and Developmental Dramatics for Teachers and Trainers on 23rd January, 2016. The workshop was organized by Helen O’Grady International and conducted by Markus Schmid, the award winning master of mime from CIE Andrayas, Switzerland.
To commemorate the birthday of the Indian mathematical genius Srinivasa Ramanujan, Mathematics Day was celebrated at Dr. Pillai Global Academy on 22nd December, 2015.
The day started with the school assembly being conducted by Grade 9 students, wherein they paid tribute to the great mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan by discussing his life, struggles and achievements through a Power Point presentation.
The French Assembly for the Literary Festival was held on 10th September in the auditorium. The purpose of the assembly was to throw light on the literary facades of the French language which are in turn influenced by various factors such as culture, people, etc.
Diversity is not about how we differ. Diversity is about embracing
one another’s uniqueness” – Ola Joseph
On 24th September 2015, the DPGA family magnificently embraced the uniqueness of two cultures by celebrating Eid and Ganesh Utsav together.
A Proud Moment for Teachers
The teachers of Dr. Pillai Global Academy, New Panvel would have Friday, 4th September, 2015 etched into their memories.
The VHMUN (Vibgyor High Model United Nations) Conference was held at the Hotel Westin in Goregaon, Mumbai from 25th to 27th June, 2015 here at last. The three days were action packed and full of research, writing position papers, referring to study guides and a lot more.
The 13th June 2015, set the doors open for another new academic year, at Dr. Pillai Global Academy, New Panvel. The orientation programme for parents and students of grades 1 to 12 was held on 13th June, 2015. The event started with a prayer and a dance hailing the almighty, followed by an enthusiastic and a rejuvenating welcome song, composed and presented by the teachers of DPGA.