Every festival is an opportunity to strengthen our ties with our roots. Keeping this in mind, Dr. Pillai Global Academy, New Panvel organized an array of activities for the students during Navratri. Though online, the students participated enthusiastically and every activity received entries in huge numbers – be it dandiya decoration, garba decoration, singing a Navratri song or making a beautiful Navratri drawing.
The ongoing pandemic may have stalled the Navratri celebration around the country but the spirit of the students of DPGA Panvel is not dampened.
“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.”
We, at Dr. Pillai Global Academy, New Panvel, believe that development and growth is facilitated by Freedom.
Our National Flag is more than just cloth and ink. A universally recognized symbol stands for liberty, and freedom. It is the history of our nation, and the blood of those who died defending it marks it.
On October 22, 2019, IBDP students of Dr. Pillai Global Academy, New Panvel organised the “Halloween fiesta” as a part of their CAS (Creativity, Activity and Service) project. Students from grades 6 and above came dressed as their favourite monsters and movie characters.
Exuberance and panache is an attitude that has been associated with the Children’s Day celebration that takes place at Dr. Pillai Global Academy every year. This year too was no different. The teachers, in spite of tight schedules and teaching learning commitments, put up a great show.
Independence Day was celebrated with great respect at Dr. Pillai Global Academy, New Panvel. The day began with slight showers of rain but fortunately subsided and eventually came to an end right in time. The celebration remained on schedule and commenced at 8:00 a.m. on the school ground with the audience consisting of students, parents, teachers and the supports staff of the school.
15th August, 2018 – A day of bringing alive the glorious achievements of Free India, a day to remember our past leaders and martyrs who willingly undertook sacrifices so that future Indian citizens can breathe the air of Freedom and Prosperity was celebrated with due solemnity and splendor at DPGA play-ground. At sharp 8.00 a.m., the national flag was hoisted by the Head-Girl followed by the national anthem and the Director’s address to the assembly i.e. students, parents and staff.
To mark this day, Dr. Pillai Global Academy, New Panvel celebrated World Music Day by witnessing a special concert for students and teachers from the music mentors of the Performing Arts Department of the school. The power-packed confluence of Violin mentor Mr. Prasun Lomjail, Guitar maestro Mr. Ajay Nayak and percussion expert Mr. Nihit Kshirsagar took the stage on fire and entertained the music lovers.
The 70th Republic Day was celebrated at DPGA with immense passion and enthusiasm. The patriotic fervour was felt in every nook and corner of the institution. The event commenced with the hoisting of the National Flag and singing of the National Anthem.
Christmas celebrated on 21st December, 2018
Early Years – Halloween Day was celebrated on 31st October, 2017.
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.
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.
Holi was celebrated on 10th March, 2017 at Dr. Pillai Global Academy, New Panvel.
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.
“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 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.
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.
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.