Guest Speaker for Sanskrit Students

A Guest Speaker Programme was organized by the Sanskrit Department on 26th of November, 2019 for the students of Class VIII.The aim of this programme was to make the students aware of the future perspectives of studying an ancient language and to motivate them to study Sanskrit in higher classes.
The Guest Speaker for this programme was Mr. K. Bharathbooshan, Dean of Education Department in Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha. He inspired students with his magnificent thought and elaborate knowledge.He also told the students about the rich heritage of the Indian Culture and how Sanskrit has been an integral part of both mythology and ancient history.
The session lasted for 70 minutes where he enlightened us with his deep understanding of the subject.He enlightened the students with the usefulness and practicality of the language and how Sanskrit makes us a better human being.This interactive session was appreciated by the students and teachers who attended it .

Assembly VII-G & VII-H 27-12-2019


Life is a journey and we need to overcome hurdles to achieve our goal. We are able to overcome them by a combination of our skills, talent, determination and above all our effort.
Remember, people do not fail to succeed – they fail to make an effort to succeed.The students of class VII G & H presented their assembly and conveyed the message through scintillating
dance performances, choral recitation, speeches, a melodious song and small skit. Students resolved to work hard and make more efforts in the new year to reach heights.

ASSEMBLY VII – G & H 27-12-2019
Class Teacher – Ms. Divya Thakur & Ms. Shipra Rai
Class Representative – Ms. Richa Basrao
Headmistress- Ms. Niva Chhonkar
Date- 27 December, 2019
Cultural Programme Incharge- Ms. Shelly Malhotra
Photography – Mr. Shankar Giri
Topic – Effort – एक कोशिश

Sports Day 2019

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“To uncover your true potential you must first find your own limits and then you have to have the courage to blow past them.” – Picabo Street
On 26th of December 2019, D.P.S. R.K. Puram hosted the much awaited Sports Day with great ardour and zeal. The Chief Guest of this grand event was Mr. V.K.Shunglu, Chairman of the D.P.S. Society and the Managing Committee of D.P.S. R.K. Puram. Other prominent dignitaries who graced the occasion included Dr. D.R. Saini, Director Sports, D.P.S. Society and former Principal of D.P.S. R.K. Puram , Mr. Harendra Singh, a Hockey coach and former national player, and Mrs. Shunglu.

The Chief Guest unfurled the flag during the flag hoisting ceremony. A riveting march past by the disciplined sportspersons of the school displaying bold-hued attire marked the commencement of the event. The invigorating march past was followed by the release of colourful balloons declaring the sports meet open by the Chairman and the Principal. The Principal, Ms. Vanita Sehgal, felicitated the Chief Guest with a token of regard and extended a warm welcome to all present.

The Western Choir performed a melodious rendition of “Wavin’ Flag” and “Waka Waka”, leaving the gathering electrified and awe-struck. The Principal commenced her address by welcoming the audience. She recalled a cherished anecdote from her childhood and narrated the excitement that enveloped her family and friends on the occasion of the Republic Day. She shared how despite the bitter cold weather, she would eagerly watch the contingents march past and wished to join them in this vigorous exercise. The very act of viewing the annual parade, instilled in her a strong sense of patriotism.

On this occasion, she appreciated the joy and efforts showcased by the students during the preparation of the event and elaborated upon the importance of sports and extracurricular activities in the lives of students as they embark on their path to holistic development. The Principal quoted a modern day saying, “Life was so much simpler when apple and blueberry were just fruits” and urged the students to devote their time to academics, sports and other co-scholastic activities so as to maintain a perfect balance between technology and education.

During her speech, students cycled on their motorised bikes showcasing various symbols of performing arts, sports, technology and academics. In the end, she remarked that “failure does not matter” and that the mere act of participation symbolised courage.

The Principal’s speech was followed by the final rounds of various races – 200m race, skipping race, 4×100m relay, sack race and fun race. The gathered cheered as the students displayed fervour and gusto. In between races, the audience was entertained through various enchanting dances and choir performances, graceful presentation of aerobics and a scintillating display of yoga and taekwondo.

During his address, the Chief Guest, Mr. V.K. Shunglu, extended his greetings to the guests and congratulated the participants on their enthusiastic display of talent and spirit of sportsmanship. He appreciated the sense of competition instilled in the students and encouraged them to pursue their goals with similar diligence and perseverance. He urged them to “keep trying” and wished them luck for their future endeavours.

The surprise event comprised of a pleasant game for parents where they were required to pass a ball to the next person to the beats of music, and those holding the ball when the music stopped as well as those who dropped the ball were eliminated from the game.

The Principal felicitated Mr. Harendra Singh with a token of appreciation, which was followed by his address to the gathering in which he highlighted the vital role of sports and physical exercise in one’s health and consequently, the development of the country. He also stated that the people of India would be able to advance and benefit from studying only if equal importance was given to physical health. He expressed his discontent with children’s preference for electronic gadgets over sports for recreation, and placed responsibility on all parents to ensure children receive the opportunity to indulge in sports. He concluded his address with an enlightening quote –
“Padhoge-likhoge, toh banoge nawaab,
Kheloge-kudoge, toh banoge champion.”

The Principal, along with Mr. Harendra Singh, Dr. D.R. Saini and Mrs. Shunglu, awarded the winners for their outstanding performances in sports with medals, trophies and certificates.

The G. Bhaskar Memorial Lecture And Award Ceremony 2019

The G. Bhaskar Memorial lecture and award ceremony was organised on 18th December 2019 at Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram in remembrance of G. Bhaskar, a very promising student, who joined the institution in class eight. Lost in the crowd initially, Bhaskar slowly and steadily made a place in the hearts of his fellow students and teachers. An extremely talented and hardworking student, not only did he excel in academics, but he was also a great badminton player and played in the school’s table tennis team. He also had formal training in Classical Carnatic music and could recite several chapters of the Shrimad Bhagwat Gita. Unfortunately, his success ended with his early demise. In his memory, DPS RKPuram has been organising an inspirational lecture since 1995 in presence of his family and friends. Since 1999, an  award has been instituted in his beloved memory  by the parents of G.Bhaskar. This award is given to exceptional students, who not only excel in academics and co-curricular activities but also display a strong moral fibre.

The Principal, Ms.Vanita Sehgal; the Vice Principal, the Supervisor, Mr. Mukesh Kumar, G. Bhaskar’s father & mother, Mr. & Mrs. Ganapati Raman and brother, Mr. Ramnath G. along with other family members were present during the ceremony. The ceremony began with a minute of silence observed in G. Bhaskar’s honour. This year, Dr.Chitra Awasthi was invited for the memorial lecture, who has been working as an educationist with children and young adults for the past 25 years. Mr. Ramnath, the elder brother of G. Bhaskar shared his exquisite memories of Bhaskar. On this occasion, the Principal Ms. Vanita sehgal emphasised on the all round development and importance humanity in one and all. Mr. Mukesh also shared how he remembers G Bhaskar’s always smiling outlook and his outstanding ability to connect with one and all. Ms. Shalini Harisukh coordinated the event. 

The award was given to Siddhant Parekh, Vishad Khanna, Anushka Nijhavan, Kshitij, Nishant Nanda and Medhaavi Didi of class 12, six meritorious students who along with excelling in academics and co-curriculars, possess humane feelings for all.  Mr. Ramnath, Mr. & Mrs. Ganapati Raman, the Principal, Ms. Vanita Sehgal, and Mukesh Kumar presented the awards.

The Bhaskar family members gave a token of their blessing, sweets to all the students and teachers present in the auditorium.

Assembly VI-C 24-12-2019

TOPIC: Spirit of Christmas

The spirit of Christmas lies in service before self. Christmas is not just a time for festivity and merry making, it’s more than that. It is a time for the contemplation of eternal values. The Christmas spirit is a value of sharing and caring, it’s a spirit of spreading joy and
serving others before ourselves. The students of class VI-C beautifully rendered this idea in their morning prayer, thought for the day, skit and self composed poems.

Assembly: VI-C
Date : 24 Dec 2019
Class Teacher: Ms. Preeti Saini
Class Representative: Ms. Pratibha Sacher
Headmistress: Ms. Niva Chhonkar
Cultural Programme In charge: Ms. Shelly Jolly
Photography : Mr Shankar Giri

Assembly XI-Q & XI-U 24-10-2019

Topic : The comeback is always stronger than the setback.

The students of classes XI Q and XI U brought out the veracity of this statement through a skit in which they showed how a performing troupe overcame their setback and made a great comeback. Motivated by the great comebacks of personalities like Malala Yousafzai , PV Sindhu, ,Amitabh Bachchan and Lakshmi Aggarwal, the students conveyed the theme of their assembly. The incident where Gandhi was thrown off the train in South Africa and a powerpoint presentation on the state of Odisha, were also intrinsically woven into the assembly to highlight the idea that ‘The comeback is always stronger than the setback’.

Class Teachers : Ms Priya Obhrai and Ms Sonali Dash
Class Representatives: Ms Nagalakshmi and Ms Ritu Kumar
Vice Principal : Ms Padma Srinivasan
Date : 24 October 2019
Cultural Programme Incharge: Ms Sudeepta Chatterjee
Guest Speaker: Mr Mayank Singh IFS
Photography : Mr Shankar Giri

Wiz Quiz: The Literary Quiz at DPS Greater Noida

On the 14th of May, 2019 a team of two students from DPS RK Puram attended the Myriad Manifestations English Festival at Delhi Public School, Greater Noida. The event we participated in was Wiz Quiz: The literary quiz. It was essentially a quiz about famous books, authors, plays. The event had two rounds – the […]

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Spanish Olympiad India

Three students of Delhi Public School , R.K.Puram – Asmi Agarwal, Pranav Aneja and Rajdeep Agarwal of Std 7,8 and 9 have secured the First and Second position  in the Spanish Olympiad India (SOI) that was conducted in January 2019 and results of which were declared on 22 August 2019 .They have been awarded a […]

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The overall runners up” Kaleidoskop 2019

“ Delhi Public School Society conducted the Inter School German Language Festival-KALEIDOSKOP 2019 held at Delhi Public School Vasant Kunj on August 22 2019. Twelve students from classes 4 to 10 participated in various competitions like Character Portrayal, Tongue Twister, Role Play, German Song and Story Writing. Akshaya Muralidharan and Aujasvit Datta of Class 10 […]

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