ANNUAL NMNH –HT PACE ESSAY WRITING COMPETITION 2014

Anushka Das of class VIII-A of Delhi Public School, RK Puram has won the third prize in the annual NMNH –HT PACE interschool essay writing competition 2014 (senior category) on “Saving Environment”.

She was awarded with a certificate of excellence and a trophy by the Secretary of Ministry of Environment- Mr. Pandey at a valedictory ceremony held at the National Museum of Natural Sciences on 19th December 2014.



INTER SCHOOL POETRY RECITATION COMPETITION

St.Mary’s School conducted an Inter school Poetry Recitation competition on 12th December 2014 . The students were supposed to recite a self composed poem .The topics given for the poem were – Love Jihad or Swachta Abhiyan. The Hindi Department of Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram sent Pallavi Chauhan of class 11 N who bagged the second position and won a cash prize of Rs.1000 and a certificate.



RESULTS OF NTSE STAGE-2

The NCERT conducts the National Talent Search Examination for students studying in Class X. As it is organized by an official body (NCERT), it is widely regarded as the most prestigious examination at the high school level in the country.

The purpose of the scheme is to identify talented students and nurture their talent. It honours and helps talented students by providing financial assistance in the form of a monthly scholarship for courses in Basic Sciences, Social Sciences and Commerce. This assistance is provided till the Ph.D level. For professional courses like Engineering, Medicine, Management and Law, this assistance is given only till Post Graduation.

It is not the scholarship amount that is important but the fact that the selected students receive lifelong recognition for their aptitude in academics. This gives them an edge over the others for future selection in premier institutions and streams of their choice.

On the basis of the examination conducted, 844 scholarships have been awarded to the students this year who are currently in Class XI in the nation.

The pattern of written examination for Class X is as follows:
• Stage I examination at the State/UT level will comprise two parts, namely (a) Mental Ability Test (MAT) and (b) Scholastic Ability Test (SAT) covering Social Sciences, Sciences, Mathematics and English.
• Stage II examination at the National level will comprise: (a) Mental Ability Test (MAT)
(b) Scholastic Ability Test (SAT) covering Social Sciences, Sciences, Mathematics and English.

The NTSE stage-II written exam was held on 19th October 2014.

Six students have qualified from D.P.S.R.K.Puram in NTSE stage-2 2014.

1. Eashan Gupta

2. Harsh Bhoot

3. Sanjana Taneja

4. Shaurya Bhandari

5. Shubham Aggarwal

6. Sucheto Chopy

The qualified students will get Rs.1250/- per month in Classes XI and XII and for undergraduate and post graduate level Rs.2000/- per month.The stipend at the Phd level will be according to UGC norms. We are very proud of our students’ achievements.



INTER-DPS INDIAN CLASSICAL ORCHESTRA FESTIVAL 2014

The Inter DPS Indian Classical Orchestra Festival 2014 was held at Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram on 23rd December 2014. 15 schools from across Delhi and the NCR participated in the competition. This new initiative of the DPS Society offers talented students an opportunity to showcase their musical skills.

The chief guest for the occasion was the Chairman of DPS Society, Mr.V.K.Shunglu . Various dignitaries present comprised Mrs. Renu Mital, the Director of the DPS Society; Mr. Pramod Grover, Vice -Chairman, Managing Committee, DPS R.K. Puram; Professor B.P.Khandelwal, Member DPS Society and Managing Committee, DPS R.K.Puram; Mr. Pramod Grover, Vice -Chairman, Managing Committee, DPS R.K. Puram and Honorary Treasurer, DPS Society; Mr.Ashok Chandra, former Chairman, DPS Society and the Principals of various DPS schools. The guests were welcomed by the Principal of DPS R.K.Puram, Dr. D.R. Saini; the Vice Principal, Ms. Shobha Mehta; the Vice Principal of DPS Shiksha Kendra, Mrs. Pushpa Agarwal and the Headmistress, Ms. Anita Singh. Pandit Prateek Chaudhari, a Sitar maestro of the Senia tradition; Ustad Manju Khan , a famous Tabla player of the Ajrara Gharana and Shri Mahesh Prabhakar, a famous film score director and show industry veteran of 35 years, were the judges of the competition. The various teachers of the music and dance departments were also present.

The programme commenced with the lighting of the lamp and the felicitation of the judges. Mrs. Renu Mital unveiled the rolling trophy and welcomed all the participating schools. A short video clip on various Indian Classical Music maestros was screened. The musical performances by all the participating schools in the various timeless traditions of Indian Classical ‘Ragas’ and ‘Taals’ left the audience enthralled and asking for more. This was followed by a mesmerizing performance by the music teachers of Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram with Mr. Kuldeep Mishra on the tabla and Mr. Saleem Kumar on the sitar. Pandit Prateek Chaudhari Ji shared his views on all the presentations and emphasized the importance of music in our everyday lives.

The highly anticipated valedictory followed with Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram winning the first prize, while the second and third positions were bagged by Delhi Public School, Rohini and Delhi Public School, Noida respectively. Several scintillating group and solo performances by various schools on themes ranging from ‘Peace’ to ‘Childhood’ left the audience spellbound. The winning acts from Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram; Delhi Public School, Rohini and Delhi Public School Noida were presented once more to thunderous applause.
The ceremony concluded with the National Anthem.

INTER-DPS INDIAN CLASSICAL ORCHESTRA FESTIVAL 2014 (Part-I)
INTER-DPS INDIAN CLASSICAL ORCHESTRA FESTIVAL 2014 (Part-II)



MATHEMATICAL CRUSADE 2014

“Matsoc”, the Mathematical Society of Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram organized its Annual Mathematics Symposium on 20th December 2014. 44 schools from across the country participated in the various competitive events organised by the society.

The Chief Guest for the occasion was Dr. Atul Nischal, Managing Director of Elipsis Consulting Pvt. Ltd. The Principal, Dr. D.R. Saini; The Vice Principal, Mrs. Shobha Mehta; Dr.(Mrs.) Sushma Suneja Head of the Mathematics department, Mr. Anil Kathuria, teacher In-charge of the Mathematics laboratory and all the teachers of the Mathematics department were present on the occasion.

The event commenced with the lighting of the lamp and felicitation of the Chief Guest followed by a cultural event, with a mellifluous performance by the school orchestra. The students enthralled the audience with their mesmerizing ballet and beatbox performance. They explained the connection of Mathematics with dance and music. This was followed by a presentation on prime numbers.

The Chief Guest, Dr. Atul Nischal addressed the gathering and highlighted the importance of mathematics and problem solving in everyday life. ‘Mathyard’, the new edition of the school Maths magazine was released. The Presidents of the Matsoc welcomed all the participants and highlighted the achievements of the students in various inter school competitions.

The program consisted of five competitive events including Problem solving, a Maths quiz, a Model making competition and a Surprise event. The quiz and the surprise event consisted of a preliminary and a final round. In the Model making event, students had to assemble a mathematical model on the spot. The judges for this event were Dr. Jonaki Ghosh, Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Elementary Education, Lady Sri Ram College, University of Delhi and Dr. Haneet Gandhi, Assistant Professor in Dept. of Education, University of Delhi. Other highlights of the event were the exhibition of Mathematical models and presentations by the host school and showcase of the movie ‘The Genius of Srinivasa Ramanujan’.

Dr.Amitabha Tripathi, Professor in Department of Mathematics, IIT Delhi, graced the occasion with a guest lecture. He enlightened everyone with an incredible insight into prime numbers.

In the prize distribution ceremony, the overall winner of the event was Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram but it being the host school, the prize was passed on to Delhi Public School , Dwarka. The overall first Runner up was Delhi Public school, Rohini and the second runner up Delhi Public School, Noida.

This event served as an effective forum for all math enthusiasts to share their interests and was an enriching experience for one and all.

RESULTS OF THE MATHEMATICAL CRUSADE 2014

Overall Winner: D.P.S.R.K. Puram (Being the host school, the prize was passed on)

Overall Winner: D.P.S. Dwarka

Overall 1st Runner up: D.P.S. Rohini

Overall 2nd Runner up: D.P.S.Noida

 

Problem Solving

Winner: DPS Dwarka

1st Runner up: Vivekanand School

2nd Runner up: Modern DPS

 

Crossword

Winner: DPS Noida

1st Runner up: DPS Rohini

2nd Runner up: DPS Dwarka

 

Surprise Event

Winner: DPS RK PURAM (Being the host school, the prize was passed on)

Winner: DPS Rohini

1st Runner up: DPS Faridabad

2nd Runner up: DPS Gurgaon

 

Model Making

Winner: DPS RK PURAM (Being the host school, the prize was passed on)

Winner: DPS Ranipur

1st Runner up: DPS Noida

2nd Runner up: DPS International Saket

Consolation: Gyan Bharti Saket

 

Quiz

Winner: DPS RK PURAM (Being the host school, the prize was passed on)

Winner: DPS Dwarka

1st Runner up: DPS Mathura Road

2nd Runner up: DPS Faridabad



Inter-DPS Western Vocal Music Festival National Finals 2014

Delhi Public School, R. K. Puram hosted the National Finals of the Inter-DPS Western Vocal Music Festival on 19 December 2014. A DPS Society initiative, the event saw the participation of 12 teams which made it to the National Finals after the zonal rounds all over India.

The chief guest was Ms. Renu Mital, Director of DPS Society. The panel of judges comprised Mr. Abhishek Rai, Director and Faculty of Guitar, Western Vocal and Theory at Musicians Stop; Mr. Ritesh Khokhar, Senior Music Consultant and Educator; and Mr.Stephen Marazi, a well known figure in the field of music in New Delhi. Also present on the occasion were the Principal, Dr D.R.Saini; the Vice Principal, Ms. Shobha Mehta; the Vice Principal of DPS Shiksha Kendra, Mrs. Pushpa Agarwal; the Head of the Department of Music, Mr. Rajesh Upadhyay and the Western Music teacher, Mr. Dominic Paul.

The program commenced with the lighting of the lamp and felicitation of the guests. The Vice Principal, Ms. Shobha Mehta, extended a warm welcome to all, and spoke about the beauty of music. Dr. D.R. Saini, along with Ms. Renu Mital, the Chief Guest, unveiled the newly introduced Rolling Trophies. The event consisted of two categories- the solo and group performances. In the solo performances, participants performed on the theme ‘Childhood’, while the theme for the group performances was ‘Peace’.

Addressing the gathering, Ms. Renu Mital talked about the unity and togetherness that the DPS Society embodies. The Judges shared their views on the performances. In the valedictory ceremony, glimpses of the event were shown to the audience, followed by the winning performances and the prize distribution ceremony. Delhi Public School, Vasant Kunj bagged the Rolling Trophy in the Solo Category, while Delhi Public School, Noida and Delhi Public School,
R. K. Puram stood second and third respectively.

Delhi Public School, Dimapur, Nagaland won the Rolling Trophy in the Group Category, whereas Delhi Public School, Vasant Kunj came second and Delhi Public School, R. K. Puram emerged third. Mr.Rajesh Upadhyay delivered the vote of thanks. The program was a great a success and exciting experience for all music enthusiasts.



INTER-DPS WESTERN VOCAL MUSIC COMPETITION 2014



10TH ASIAN LAWN BOWL CHAMPIONSHIP

Miss Pinki, Physical Education Teacher at DELHI PUBLIC SCHOOL R.K. PURAM is member of Indian Women’s Lawn Bowl Team which participated in the 10TH ASIAN LAWN BOWL CHAMPIONSHIP 2014 held at Shenzhen (CHINA) from 3rd to 9th December 2014.

Miss Pinki secured the Bronze medal in the Triples Event. The Indian Lawn Bowl Women’s team secured overall SECOND position in the championship. She has been representing Indian Women’s Lawn Bowl team since 2009 at different competitions, including two Commonwealth Games – 2010 (New Delhi) and 2014 (Glasgow), and won many prizes.



INTER-SCHOOL FRENCH COMPETITION

Le Crayon D’Or, the French Club of Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram organized ‘La Fête De la Francophonie’ on 17th December 2014. The aim of the event was to celebrate the French language and culture, which has become an integral part of the lives of many enthusiastic students. 21 schools from Delhi-NCR participated in the various competitive events organized by the club.

The programme consisted of three competitive events- ‘L’Art Dramatique’, the Skit Competition; ‘Les Voix De La Poésie’, the Poetry Recitation Competition and ‘Raconte-Moi Une Histoire’, the Story Writing Competition. In the Skit Competition, the participants were required to present a 5 minute long skit on various proverbs such as ‘Il ne faut jamais dire jamais’ (Never Say Never) and ‘Tout est bien qui finit bien’ (All’s well that ends well). The Poetry Recitation was a competition where students recited poems written by renowned French poets. Finally, in the Story Writing Competition, participants were required to write stories based on pictures provided to them.

The Chief Guest for the valedictory was Mme. Caroline Schmitt, the Attachée for Cooperation in French language at the French Embassy. The judges’ panel included highly qualified laureates of the French language from various prestigious educational institutions. Also present on the occasion were the Principal, Dr. D.R. Saini; the Headmistress and Head of Department of Foreign Languages, Ms. Vanita Sehgal; the Teacher in-charge of the French Club, Ms. Nita Vijay Kumar and all the teachers of the French Department.

The ceremony commenced with a mellifluous rendition of the French song ‘Je t’aime’, accompanied by a ballet performance. This was followed by an event report, summarizing the various events of day. The Principal, Dr. D.R. Saini addressed the gathering and extended a warm welcome to all the participating schools. The members of the Dance Society enthralled the audience with their scintillating dance performance on a medley of French songs. The winning teams from Delhi Public School, Vasant Kunj and Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram took to the stage to present their acts. The Chief Guest, Mme. Caroline Schmitt spoke about the importance of learning a foreign language and how it can change the course of one’s personal and professional life. The new edition of the annual French Magazine ‘Le Crayon D’Or 2014’ was released.

In the prize distribution ceremony, Delhi Public School, Indirapuram were declared the overall winners. The Poetry Recitation was won by Delhi Public School, Vasant Kunj, while Delhi Public School, Indirapuram came second and DPS International, Saket stood third. Delhi Public School, Indirapuram won the first prize in the Story Writing Competition, followed by Mothers’ International and Delhi Public School, Rohini in second and third place respectively. The Skit Competition was won by Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram, while the second and third positions were bagged by Step By Step School, Noida and DPS International, Saket respectively.

The Headmistress and Head of Department of Foreign Languages, Ms. Vanita Sehgal delivered the vote of thanks. The ceremony concluded with the national anthems of both France and India. ‘La Fête De la Francophonie’ was an enriching experience for all students and is expected to be the commencement of a new annual tradition at Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram.



THE ARMAAN DOGRA INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT – CLOSING CEREMONY

The closing ceremony of the 7th Armaan Dogra Memorial Football Tournament 2014 was held on 16th December, 2014. This tournament was held for classes sixth to ninth. The Chief Guest was Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, a trap shooter who won the Silver medal in the 2004 Olympic Games and is also a member of the Indian Parliament. He is a recipient of the Padma Shri and the Arjuna Award for shooting. The Guests of Honour were Dr. M.C. Mishra, Director, AIIMS and Dr. Manavjit Singh Sandhu, the Indian Trap shooter. The Principal, Dr.D.R.Saini; Vice Principal, Mrs. Shobha Mehta; Vice Principal, DPS Shiksha Kendra, Ms. Pushpa Agarwal; the Headmistresses, Ms. Vanita Sehgal and Mrs. Anita Singh and Mr.N.Suresh, Head of the Physical Education department were also present.

The event commenced with the lighting of the lamp by the guests. Armaan’s parents felicitated the Chief Guest and The Guests of Honour. The cultural programme began with a dance performance that signified athletic excellence and a rhythmic display of yoga by the students. This was followed by a scintillating dance performance by the students of DPS Shiksha Kendra. Dr. P.N. Dogra, father of Armaan Dogra and Head of Department of Urology, AIIMS, spoke fondly about his son and remarked that the tournament was held to cherish the memory of his son and make his favourite game popular among the children.Dr. M.C .Mishra expressed his happiness on the school’s achievement regarding the ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’. Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore highlighted the importance of practice to achieve perfection.

In the much awaited prize distribution ceremony, DPS R.K. Puram bagged the first position against Indian Public School, Dubai by a score of 4-0. Rohan Bhaskar of DPS, R.K. Puram was awarded the Best Goalkeeper; Justin of Indian Public School, Dubai was declared the Best Defender; and Aditya Vashisht was declared the Best Striker of the tournament. The ceremony came to an end with the Vice Principal, Mrs. Shobha Mehta delivering the Vote of Thanks.

The Inter-Section Results were as follows:

Class VI
1ST Position –VI C
2ND Position-VI H
3rd Position-VI J
Class VII
1ST Position –VII J
2ND Position-VII A
3RD Position-VII H
Class VIII
1ST Position –VIII G
2ND Position-VIII B
3RD Position-VIII E
Class IX
1st Position- IX C
2nd Position- IX J
3rd Position- IX G
Best Girl Player Dakshata Tiwani (IX B)
Best Goalkeeper Kush Singh (VIII G)
Best Defender Kanav Khanna (VIII G)
Highest Scorer Parth Kothari (VII J)
Best Player of the Tournament Tanishq Dhir (IX J)
Best Striker Dyujoy Majumdar (IX J)
Armaan Dogra Closing Ceremony (Part I)
Armaan Dogra Closing Ceremony (Part II)



ANNUAL PHYSICS SYMPOSIUM – EDISON CONVENTION

“Physoc”, the Physics Society of Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram organized its Annual Physics Symposium on 15th December 2014. More than 500 students from 52 schools across the country participated in the various competitive events.

The chief guest for the occasion was Dr. Pratibha Jolly, Principal of Miranda House, Delhi University. The guests of honor for the event included Dr. Pinto Das, a professor in the physics department at IIT Delhi; Ms. Deepa Sachdev, management consultant at Human Capital India; Mr. Tushar Singla, a Math student at IIT Delhi and the Secretary of Board of Recreational and Creative activities at the institution; Mr.Sambhav Gupta, a B.Tech electrical engineering student at IIT Delhi and Mr. Shiven Rastogi, the Secretary of the Students Affairs Council at IIT Delhi. The Principal, DR. D.R. Saini; The Vice Principal, Mrs. Shobha Mehta; Mr. J.S. Virdi, Head of the Physics Department and Ms. Archana Deepak, teacher in charge of the Physics Society were also present on the occasion.

The event commenced with the lighting of the lamp and felicitation of the guests followed by a cultural event, with a mellifluous performance by the school orchestra. The students enthralled the audience with their mesmerizing dance performance.

The Principal, Dr. D.R. Saini welcomed the guests and talked about the importance of physics in daily life. ‘Resonance’, the new edition of the school Physics magazine was released. The Chief Guest, Ms. Pratibha Jolly, addressed the gathering and talked about working with ambition and passion and how one should be able to distinguish between a job and a profession. The Vice Principal, Ms. Shobha Mehta delivered the vote of thanks.

The program consisted of four competitive events including a debate, a Physics quiz, a demonstration and ‘Ad-dict’, the ads act competition. The debate was held on topics such as, ‘Is reality really real?’ and ‘Ad-dict’ the ads act competition consisted of topics such as ‘Invisible Cloak’ and ‘Teleportation’. In the Demonstration event, students’ practical skills were tested and they were asked to perform certain experiments and answer questions. The quiz consisted of a preliminary and a final round.

Delhi Public School, Faridabad emerged as the overall winner while Delhi Public School, Vasant Kunj received the first- runners up. Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram stood first in the ‘Ad-dict’ but being the host school, it passed on the prize to The British School while Delhi Public School, Gurgaon stood second and Modern School, Barakhamba Road bagged the third position. The first position in the quiz was won by Delhi Public School, Faridabad followed by Birla Vidya Niketan in the second and Amity International, Noida in the third position. Mount Carmel won the first position in the debate while the second position was taken by Saint George and K.R. Mangalam World School stood third. Delhi Public School, Vasant Kunj won the best interjector in the debate while The Mother’s International School stood second and Ryan International School third. The demonstration was won by Delhi Public School, Vasant Kunj and Delhi Public School, Faridabad and Springdales School at the second and third position respectively.

The event was a truly memorable experience especially for all Science enthusiasts.



Ability Utsav at YMCA

A Talent vs, Talent Show of students with various disabilities was held at YMCA Delhi on 3rd and 4th December 2014. Tapas Bhardwaj, Head Boy of the school participated and won the first price in the speaking ability contest. He was also given a special award of the best male talent for his eloquence and gravitas on the topic. More than 30 schools participated in this symposium.



Inter-school Street Play

The Hriday Foundation organised an Inter-school Street play in Baroda House, ITO in November.The Biology and Hindi department trained and sent a team of students comprising Niket Khadgawat, Uday Bansal (IX-D), Ananya Kapoor, Devansh Tandon ( Ix-K) and Anushka Das and Sumay Mishra of class VIII-C and Prabjas Singh (VII-D)}. They won the first position with a beautiful trophy and certificates.



Interschool Poetry Recitation Competition

The Hindi Department of DPS RK Puram sent two students Renasha Mishra of class X-B and Suryan of class VIII-A to Mt. Carmel school for an interschool poetry recitation competition .

The students Renasha Mishra of class X-B won the first prize in the senior category and Suryan of class VIII-A won the third in the junior category. Both of them together won the overall trophy for DPS R.K. Puram and made the school proud by emblazoning the school with another trophy .



Inter-DPS Boys Open Basketball Championship 2014, Delhi & NCR (Zone-1)

The Inter-Dps Basketball Tournament Boys(Open) zone 2 -2014 was hosted by DPS Bulandshahr from 31st October to 2nd November,2014. A total of 17 teams participated including DPS Mathura Road ,DPS Panipat and DPS Rohini.

With comfortable wins over DPS Noida and DPS Panipat Refinery,our team qualified for the quarter finals .In the quarter final, our team beat DPS Panipat City by 25 points,the score being 48-23. In the semi-finals, our match was against the host school DPS Bulandshahr, and again our team won the match quite comprehensively by 20 points, the score being 72-52.

In the finals ,our team faced DPS Mathura Road and as always the DPS Mathura Road players entered the court as favourites. Till the last minute it was very difficult to decide the winner.The final match was decided by two free throws and our team made history by defeating the defending champions, DPS Mathura Road by 1 point, the score being 62-61.

For the first time in the last 42 years, our Boys Basketball Team defeated DPS Mathura Road.

The Captain of our basketball team Surbhay Kumar was declared the best player of the tournament and our team qualified for Inter-Dps Basketball Nationals to be held at DPS Vasant Kunj in the month of December.



The International Chemistry Symposium – Spark 2014

Catalyst, the Chemistry club of Delhi Public School, R.K.Puram organised ‘Spark 2014’, an International Chemistry Symposium on 28th November 2014 at Delhi Public School, R.K.Puram. Around 60 schools from across the nation as well as one international school, DPS Kuwait, participated in the numerous competitions organized by the club.

The Chief Guest for the event was Dr. Archana Milhotra, a Ph.D in Organic Chemistry from the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee. The judges for the occasion were Dr. Veena Verma; Ms. Vineeta Malani, an entrepreneur; Professor Geetu Gambhir from the Organic Chemistry Department of Acharya Narendra Dev College and Mr. Rajesh Tewari, a theatre expert. Those present on the occasion included the Principal, Dr. D.R. Saini; the Vice Principal, Mrs. Shobha Mehta; the Head of the Chemistry department, Mr. Prem Dhawan and all the teachers of the chemistry department.

The event commenced with the lighting of the lamp and the felicitation of the guests. A short video was shown, highlighting the achievements of ‘Catalyst’, the chemistry club. The Head of the Chemistry Department, Mr. Prem Dhawan addressed the gathering and warmly welcomed all the participants. The Principal, Dr. D.R. Saini spoke about the significance of Chemistry in everyday life. This was followed by a mesmerizing dance performance by the students. The Chief Guest, Dr. Archana Milhotra, highlighted the importance of Carbon and how nature is the biggest source of inspiration. Catalyst, the magazine put together by the chemistry club was unveiled along with the magazine made by the Pre-Pharmacy club.

The program consisted of four competitive events including a Just a Minute session, ‘Chem- Bowl’, ‘Chem-Canvas’ and ‘Actinium’. In the ‘Just a Minute’ session, contestants spoke on topics such as ‘the Dual Nature of Light’ and ‘Free Energy’. ‘Chem-Canvas’. The Art competition was on the topic ‘Stone to Silicon Age’. ‘Chem -Bowl’, the chemistry quiz took place in two rounds, the preliminary and final round and ‘Act-inium’, an Ads Act competition, where students promoted fictitious products such as mosquito repellents and soul sweeteners.

The judges talked about the importance of chemistry and clippings of the day’s activities were shown to the audience. Mr. Girish Bhusri, the Business Manager, North and West, Science and Industrial products, Borosil Glass Works Ltd talked to the audience about Borosil Products.

In the prize distribution ceremony, the overall winner of the event was Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram but it being the host school, the prize was passed on to Amity International, Noida. DPS Gurgaon got the first position in the JAM competition followed by Amity International School, Noida and Cambridge Foundation School came in third. Welhams Girls school won the first prize in the Chem Canvas while Modern School, Vasant Vihar came second and St. Xaviers, Shahabad came third. The Chem bowl prelims and final quiz was won by Bal Bharti School followed by Apeejay School, Pitampura and the third position was secured by DPS R.K.Puram but passed on to DL DAV Model School. Act-inium- the Ads Act was bagged by Amity International School, Noida, on second spot was DPS R.K.Puram but it was passed on to Modern School, Barakhamba Road and DPS Rajnagar Ghaziabad was third.

Mrs. Alinda Holla, from the Chemistry department, delivered the vote of thanks. It was a memorable experience for all the students.

(Part-I)

(Part-II)



“The Importance of Value Education” at Manav Bharti School

Manav Bharti School organised various competitions on the 11th and 12th of November 2014. Seven students from class 11 and 8 from class 10 were sent for the “Nukkad Natak” by the Hindi Department. The students acquired the 2nd position and the topic for the event was “The Importance of Value Education.”
The following students participated in the event:

 

Fatma Kirmani (Activity Incharge ) Soumya Sofat
Mahir Hora Rohan Kathuria
Aparna Aggarwal Geetansh Sahni
Akshit Mathur Renasha Mishra
Rahul Bali Tanoy Majumdar
Radhika Verma Rishika Sharma
Bhagyesh Tekriwal Suhavi Singh
Shantanu Gupta
Shivain Verma

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IPSC SQUASH TOURNAMENT 2104

The IPSC Squash Boys Tournament 2014 was held at the Scindia School, Gwalior from 7-10 November 2014 13 IPSC schools participated in it. DPS R.K.Puram participated in the U-19 category.

Aseem Mehra, Sambhav Anand, AgastyaTiwari and Kunal Bhardwaj of class 11 represented DPS RK Puram . They beat the favourites Mayo College in the semi finals, and secured a silver medal in the U-19 category.



The 7th Armaan Dogra Memorial Football Tournament

The 7thAmaan Dogra Memorial Football Tournament started on the 25th of November 2014 at DPS R.K.Puram. The tournament was first initiated in 2008. It is an annual event held in the memory of Armaan Dogra, a student of the school who was snatched too soon by the cruel hands of fate. Armaan was a passionate football player and a fan of Manchester United. Though a scholar badge holder, he excelled in other co-curricular activities, like acting, dancing and sports. His wit and humour made him exceedingly popular amongst his peers and teachers.

The programme commenced with the lighting of the ceremonial lamp which was accompanied with Sanskrit shlokas dedicated to Goddess Saraswati. The Principal, Dr.D.R.Saini felicitated the Chief Guest, Mr. Ajit Mohan Sharan, IAS Officer and the Guest of Honour, Dr. Shaji Prabhakaran, Director of The All India Football Federation. According to Dr.Saini, though Armaan was not physically present amongst us, he would always live in our hearts. Present in the audience was the family of Armaan Dogra along with other dignitaries including a team of doctors from AIIMS;Dr Anoop Saraya, Professor, Department of Gastroenterology; Dr. S.P. Yadav, Senior Consultant ,Department of Urology; Dr. PC Chopra, Senior hospital administrator and Mr. S.P. Kandpal, Senior Administrator, AIIMS. Also present at the event were the Vice Principal, Mrs. Shobha Mehta, the Vice Principal , DPS Shiksha Kendra, Ms. Pushpa Agarwal, Headmistress, Ms. Vanita Sehgal and Ms. Anita Singh and Mr.N.Suresh, the Head of the Physical Education department.

A beautiful dance was performed by the students which combined elements of Indian classical with Western contemporary dance. The zealous students of the DPS Shiksha Kendra, a school for the under privileged run of the premises of DPS R.K.Puram, enthralled the audience with a scintillating dance performance.

Dr. P.N. Dogra, father of Armaan Dogra and Head of Department of Urology, AIIMS, spoke fondly about his son and remarked that the tournament was held to cherish the memory of his son and make his favourite game popular among the children.

The guests were introduced to the team members and the much awaited match began with the release of balloons. The inaugural match took place between the All Stars Team of classes 6, 7, and 8 and the All Stars Team of class 9, with the latter emerging victorious with a score of 2-1.

The ceremony concluded with the vote of thanks by the Vice Principal, Mrs. Shobha Mehta, whose words, “In the sunshine we know Armaan is watching every bit of the match and enjoying it with all his heart,” touched the hearts of all those present. The tournament will continue till the 16th of December.



Exun 2014 – Day 2

Exun-2014 Activities (Day-2)

 

Exun Clan, the computer club of Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram in collaboration with the photography club, Digex, short for ‘Digital Excellence’,  hosted its 19th Inter-School IT Symposium, EXUN 2014, sponsored by Intel, T.I.M.E and Compton Computers (P) Limited, on the 22nd and the 23rd November, 2014.  Exun, short for ‘Experts Unlimited’, is one of the oldest and the most reputed computer clubs in Delhi and NCR, formed in the year 1992 by the head of the computer science department, Mr. Mukesh Kumar and a small group of computer enthusiasts. This year around 50 schools from Delhi/NCR participated in the 17 events organised by the club.

The Principal, Dr. D.R Saini, was the guest of honour at the opening ceremony. Also present at the occasion were the Head of the Computer Science department, Mr. Mukesh Kumar and all the teachers of the computer science department. The panel of judges included Mr. Neeraj Priyadarshan, National Photo Editor, Indian Express; Mr Sohail from Intel; Dr. Pushpinder Singh, Senior Doctor from DPS R.K. Puram; Raghav Khullar, Bharat Aggarwal, Pushkar Mishra, Ambar Pal, Aishwarya Kane, Adideva Sekhri, Souvik Das Gupta, Aarman Roy, Pranav Butalia and Gyan Lakhwani, alumni from DPS R.K. Puram and Sahil Guleria, Coordinator, EXUN.

The event commenced with the lighting of the lamp. The Principal, Dr. D.R Saini addressed the gathering and extended a warm welcome to all the guests. He spoke about the importance of teamwork in our lives and how we can all learn from each other. A short Exun video was presented highlighting the growth of the club through the years, which received a huge round of applause by the audience. The first day consisted of 9 events including Group Discussion, programming, creative event, Ideathon, Gaming, Digex photo run and the preliminary rounds of the Junior quiz, Senior quiz and the crossword.  The second day included events like 3D modelling, A/V editing, Swat the Bug, Gaming finals, junior and Senior quiz finals, Crossword Finals and two surprise events.  The second day of the EXUN symposium included mind boggling competitions like the Junior and Senior Quiz finals, Crossword finals; Swat the bug; A/V Editing, 3D modelling, Gaming finals and two surprise events.

Sudocrypt v4.0, the Online International Cryptic hunt was another initiative by Exun that witnessed participation by over 900 students from over 10 countries.

In the closing ceremony, Dr Pushpinder Singh, along with other judges received mementos from Dr. Saini, which was followed by the much awaited result and prize distribution. The programme concluded with a group photograph to cherish this memorable day.  

Exun-2014 Closing Ceremony



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