BIG BUZZ ’17

The students of Expressions Theatre Club, bagged the first prize at the inter-school competition, ‘Rendezvous’ at Air Force Bal Bharti School. They participated in the competition entitled, ‘Biz Buzz’ on 4th of May 2017where they competed against 15 schools across the N.C.R. This included the creation of marketing strategies such as logo making, slogan writing, t-shirt designing, packaging and labeling of the product. This was followed by an “Ads Act” performance.The team comprised of 6 members- Suvansh Manektala (XII-S), Dyujoy Majumdar (XII-G), Mohammad Osaid (XII-T), Vansh Gupta (XII-T), Akshay Jain (XI-K) and Aryan Ahuja (XI-V).



RENDEZVOUS ’17

Sanskriti of XII-B, a member of the Expressions Theatre Club participated in the mono-acting competition organised by Air Force Bal Bharti School in its Annual Festival ‘Rendezvous’ on the 3rd of May, 2017. She was awarded the first prize for her performance in the event entitled, ‘Ekal Abhinaya’ where she competed against 15 other schools from all over Delhi, NCR to win the prize. She played four different roles in the same act- a mentally disturbed girl, a psychiatrist, a victim of rape and a police constable for a total of 8 minutes. She was accompanied by Ms. Kanika Madan for the event.



DIGEX 2017

Digex, the photography and movie making club of Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram, organized its third Annual Photography Fest on 13 May, 2017, with the aim to foster a learning environment and showcase creative talents from across Delhi and NCR. 93 schools participated in the various competitions and workshops that were held. Canon sponsored the event. Canon representatives played the role of mentors, judges and managing members.

The day commenced with lighting of the lamp. The Principal, Ms. Vanita Sehgal, begun the opening ceremony by addressing the gathering, saying that photography these days is in full swing, and added, ‘There is magic in the hands of the holder.’ She thanked Ms. Sarika Kaushal, the teacher in charge of the club, and all the other faculty members who helped organize the event, and welcomed all participants to the school.

A short video on the work and achievements of Digex was shown, which was followed by a mime by the Expressions Theatre Club that depicted the prevalence of photography in today’s world.

The Chief Guest, Mr Dhiraj Bhagtani, the National Sales Manager –Cinema and PRO Video Products Department, Canon India, emphasized on the importance Canon gives to engaging with students, imparting knowledge, and building experience. He also presented Ms. Vanita Sehgal with a token of thanks for hosting the fest.

Digex 2017 comprised of six categories- ‘mp4’, Online movie making competition, ‘Camtivate’, Story Board competition, ‘Melt the Minute’, Ad-making competition, ‘Through the Scope’ and On-the-spot Photography competition which comprised of senior and junior categories and a ‘Surprise Event’. Workshops were also held for teachers and photography enthusiasts.

The Expressions Theatre Club then engaged the gathering with their vibrant performances. The closing ceremony commenced with a video showing glimpses of the day’s happenings. Ms. Sarika Kaushal delivered the vote of thanks and thanked everyone for the ‘tremendous gathering’ and expressed her gratitude to everyone who contributed in making the event a success.

The Canon representatives were presented with tokens of gratitude.
In the category, ‘.mp4’, Tagore International, Vasant Vihar bagged the first position. Cambridge School, Noida and Bal Bharti Gangaram came second and third respectively. DPS Indirapuram came first in ‘Camtivate’ and were followed by The Indian School and Springdales School, Dhaula Kuan. Greenfields School, Safdarjung was the winner of ‘Melt the Minute’. Sanskriti School and Bluebells Model School were the first and second runners up respectively. In the junior category of ‘Through the Scope’, Bluebells School International bagged the first position while DPS Sushant Lok and Hertitage School, Gurgaon came second and third respectively. DPS Noida stood first in the senior category. Bal Bharti Public School and GD Goenka, Gurgaon followed them. DPS Faridabad was the winner for the ‘Surprise Event’. Ryan International School, Vasant Kunj came second while Springdales School, Pusa Road came third.

Tagore International School, Vasant Vihar was adjudged as the overall winner for their excellent performance and was awarded the trophy.



Pulse 17

Sanskrit students of Class IX H were awarded the 1st Position in News Channel Presentation competition “SAMPRATI VARTAH ” at the Fest- Pulse 17 held at Bal Bharti Public School, G.R.H. Marg on 05 May 2017.

The team comprised of S.Shruti. Ananya Kaushik, Jayeshwar Singh, Anusha Gupta, Srishti Srivastava, Aanya Aggarwal and Medha Chandra. They presented the News in Sanskrit, an advertisement on a social issue reporting about adulteration and an interview with a doctor. They were awarded a trophy and certificates.



Chunauti ’17

The students of Expressions Theatre Club were awarded the first position at the Global Launch event held at Chunauti ’17, Amity International School, Saket’s prestigious Annual Art and Culture fest. The team comprised of Suvansh Manektala (XII K) and Udit Malik (XI J). They were given the task of visualising and performing an advertisement on a traditional Indian household product, an incense stick or “Agarbatti”, and then devising and formulating a proper business plan for launching the product at a global level, critically analysing the possible opportunities and threats – all in 30 minutes. With over 20 schools competing, Suvansh and Udit proudly came out on top.



Dynamics ’17

The Western Music Society of DPS R.K. Puram organised for the very first time, its annual music fest, ‘Dynamics’, on 6th May, 2017, in which students of 8 schools from across the city participated. The competition comprised of Solo and Band categories.

The judges were Mr. Pranai Gurung, a keen educator and a marvellous guitar player; Ms. Vasundhara Vee, an international performer and the only top notch Vocal Brand in India for Western Styles of singing; and Mr. Ritesh Khokhar, head of the Bridge Music Academy and one of the finest music educators.

The event began with the felicitation of the judges. The Principal, Ms. Vanita Sehgal, then addressed the gathering. She asked everyone to have fun, play with spirit and enjoy other teams’ performances without worrying about the end result. She also encouraged students to keep organising such events on a regular basis.

The opening ceremony included a performance by the school’s choir, followed by a solo and band performance. The participants then amazed the judges and the audience with their brilliant performances.

The students of DPS R.K. Puram presented a solo and duet song, followed by the school’s choir and band, which left everyone in high spirits. The judges guided the participants, giving them tips to improve their skills and wished the participants the best of luck for their future endeavours.

The Shri Ram School bagged the first position in the solo category, while Amity Mayur Vihar and DPS Vasant Kunj came second and third respectively. In the band category, St. Columbus School came first, while Amity International, Saket and DPS Noida were the first and second runners-up respectively. In the individual category, the best keyboard player went to Amity International, Mayur Vihar. DPS Noida and DPS Vasant Kunj were awarded as the best guitarists. Amity Saket and St. Columbus shared the title of the best drummer. Amity Pushp Vihar was adjudged as the best bassist while St. Columbus was given the prize for the best vocalist. The best accompanist went to The Shri Ram School. Amity International School, Mayur Vihar, was honoured with the Rolling Trophy for their outstanding performance in all the categories.

The Vice Principal, Ms. Anita Singh, delivered the vote of thanks. She congratulated everyone for their active participation in the event and opined that winning or losing doesn’t matter, as participating in any event is winning by itself. She expressed her gratitude to the music department, the judges and the event coordinators for making Dynamics’17 a success.



Technoxian 2017

Members of “RoboKnights”, the robotics club of Delhi Public School,R.K.Puram participated in “Technoxian 2017”, the International level Robotics Competition organised jointly by the “Department of Science and Technology(Govt of India)”, “All India Council for Robotics & Automation (AICRA)” and “Times World”- held at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium, New Delhi on 28th-30th April 2017.The team comprising Aniansh Raj Singh, Kartik Sangwan , Shaurya Jain,Tanmay Gupta, Shivu Chauhan (all from class XII), Vinamr L. Sachdeva bagged 3rd position in “Fastest Line Follower” and won 2nd prize in the “Water Rocket” category. Aahan Birla – Class XI,Vansh Oberoi, Pulan Patanaik and Arpit Das – Class X also participated in the “Robo Race” category.



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