Inter DPS Information Technology Festival 2017
Date : 29th July, 2017
Chief Guest: Shri. V.K.Shunglu
The 4th Inter DPS Information Technology Fest hosted by Delhi Public School R.K. Puram, under the aegis of DPS Society, was held on 29 July, 2017. 57 schools were a part of the fest. The Chief Guest for the event, Mr. V.K. Shunglu, Chairman of DPS Society, Ms. Zeenat Khader, Joint Secretary of DPS Society, the Principal, Ms. Vanita Sehgal and the Vice Principal, Ms. Renu Nayar, were present at the fest. Mr. Mukesh Kumar, Head of the Computer Science Department, was the overall coordinator. Alumni of the school were present to impart their knowledge and act as a helping hand.
The fest included Quizzes, group discussions, and workshops concerning Web Designing, App Development and Google Technologies. DeCryptonite, an online cryptic hunt spanning over 99 schools, was conducted from 25-26 July.
The lighting of the lamp took place followed by the inauguration of the fest. Ms. Vanita Sehgal felicitated the guests and welcomed the participants. She said that IT is a very powerful weapon that must be used carefully. She thanked the Chairman for his vision, because of which the event could be made possible. She added, “Life is about enjoying, not just about winning.” A musical fusion of opera and Indian raaga was displayed, which was followed by a video depicting how the IT Fest has grown, and the Junior Quiz finals.
Mr. V.K. Shunglu, in his address, said that the IT fest was “exciting, entertaining and educating,” and that he was amazed by the great success of the fest. Mr. Mukesh Kumar delivered the vote of thanks.
The various events, conducted at multiple venues, provided the students a platform to showcase their talent and knowledge in the field of IT.
In the Concluding Ceremony, the alumni were presented with tokens of appreciation. Ms. Vanita Sehgal, along with Ms. Zeenat Khader, awarded the participants the trophies and certificates. DPS Vasant Kunj, DPS Rohini and DPS Karnal bagged the first, second, and third positions respectively in the Junior Quiz. DPS Vasant Kunj won the Senior Quiz and was followed by DPS Kolar Road, Bhopal, and DPS Ranipur, Haridwar. In the Group Discussion category, DPS International stood first, DPS Sushant Lok came second, and DPS Rohini came third. DPS Ranipur, Haridwar won the DeCryptonite Wizards Award. All participants were awarded with participation certificates.
Glimpses of the Onsite Events – Click to view the Photo Gallery
Patriotic Song Competition – Sanskrit
An Inter school Patriotic Song competition was held at Amrita Vidyalaya, Pushp Vihar on 22 July 2017. The students were trained by Mr Hamid of the Music Dept and they have done the school proud. The following students participated and bagged the second prize
1.Manya Sareen-VIII B
2.Harshini Sinha-VIII B
3.Aditya Mittal-VIII B
4.Shreshtha Agg.-VIII B
5.Kavya Aggr.-VIII B
6.Ekta Tiwari-VIII B
7.Aditya Kakkar-VIII B
8.Oorja Akshara-VII A
9.Hamsini Dewan-VII A
10.Nandini –VII B
11.Arya Lohani-VII B
12.Divyakshi –VII G
Crescendo’17 – State Western Music Festival
A state level music festival was held at Amity International School, Mayur Vihar. on Thursday, 20th July and Friday, 21st July, 2017. 18 schools participated in the competition. The two day competition consisted of four categories, in which the team from DPS RK Puram won 1st prize in Band, 1st prize in Choir, 2nd prize in Duet and 2nd prize in Solo. The team from DPS RK Puram won the overall trophy. The team consisted of 17 students.
Group Song: 1st Position
- Swastika Sharma XII M
- Aadya Varma XII M
- Kriti Singh XI M
- Rohan Malhotra XII T
- Avichal Chopra XI P
- Harnoor Dhanjal XII P
- Himali Chhabra XI W
- Anushka Chaudhuri XII X
- Amrit Kaul X E
- Udbhav Seth XII J (Keyboard)
Band: 1st Position
- Karan Wali XI (Vocal)
- Dev Taneja XII Q ( Lead Guitar)
- Aryaman Kiri XII X (Drums)
- Lakshaya Grover XII M (Bass)
- Udbhav Seth XII J (Keyboard)
Solo: 2nd Position
- Harnoor Dhanjal XII P (Vocal)
- Udbhav Seth XII J (Keyboard)
Duet: 2nd Position
- Raj Bakshi XI K (Vocal)
- Shloke Meresh XI T (Vocal)
- Shrey Gupta XII P (Guitar)
The Expressions Theatre Club of Delhi Public School, R.K.Puram organised ‘Theatron’, an Annual Inter school Theatre fest on 22 July 2017 sponsored by Jamboree. 28 schools from across the city took part in the event. The competition had 6 categories namely, Nukkad Naatak, Blast from the Past, Action! , (M)Ad- Hatter, Stage Play and Theatrical Extravaganza (Surprise Event).
The chief guests for the event were Mr.Pramod Grover, Treasurer, DPS Society and Vice Chairman, DPS R.K.Puram Managing Committee and Mr. Murad Ali, Prince of Kotwara and renowned director and film actor. The judges for the very competitive events were alumni Mr. Avik Pandey, and Mr. Jayesh Jaidka, for Action! (Movie Making); Mr. Sparsh Rana, Ex-President of Expressions Theatre Club, actor, writer and director of Dramanagar and Mr. Ajitabh Singh, Actor and Former Joint Secretary, Expressions Theatre Club for the Surprise Event ; Mr. Siddharth Madan, Founder Expressions Theatre Club, writer and director and Mr. Shayan Guha, Actor , for stage play; Mr. Kaushik Sachdev, Founder, Expressions Theatre Club and a copywriter along with Mr. Manish Jha, associated with mass communication and popular theatre groups for street play; Mr. Suhas Ratan, head of a boutique marketing agency and Mr. Sahil Gupta, producer, director and a professional dancer for (M)Ad Hatter and Ms. Anubha Rana along with Ms. Anavisha Banerjee for Blast from the Past. A video presentation by the Expressions Theatre Club introduced the event and the organising team to the excited crowd.
The judges commended the performance of the students at the closing ceremony and gave them tips on how to improve their performance. The Chief Guests were felicitated by the Principal, Ms. Vanita Sehgal and the Vice Principal, Ms. Padma Srinivasan. This was followed by performances by the Expressions Theatre Club. The Principal, Ms. Vanita Sehgal talked about the growth of theatre as an art form and how acting is needed in everyday life as well. The Chief Guest, Mr. Murad Ali recited poems, emphasising the true meaning of an actor and acting. Mr. Pramod Grover spoke about how India has its own individual identity in this field and how art and theatre helps to shape one’s personality. This was followed by the prize distribution ceremony conducted by Ms. Sudeepta Chatterjee, Teacher In-Charge, Expressions Theatre Club.
DPS Vasant Kunj won the first position in the Stage Play, followed by Tagore International, Vasant Vihar in the second position and Mt. Carmel School, Dwarka in the third. Ribanta Saha of DPS Noida won the best actor for the stage play and special mentions included Anurag of Mt. Carmel School and “Donald Trump” from DPS Vasant Kunj. The Nukkad Naatak, street play event was won by Air Force Bal Bharti, with Manav Bharti, Panchsheel as the first runner- up and The Sri Ram School, Moulsari as the second runner-up, while Akriti of Amity Mahur Vihar won Best Actor. In the Blast from the Past, the Shakespearean monologue event, Rai Saheli of Amity Noida stood first while Kamna Rai of Army Public School, Dhaula Kuan and Suhana Bedi of Birla Vidya Niketan stood second and third respectively. In Action!, the online movie-making competition, Amity Noida came first, followed by Amity Mayur Vihar and DPS Gurgaon respectively. In (M)Ad – Hatter, Birla Vidya Niketan emerged first, Mt. Carmel School, Dwarka came second and DPS International came third. In the Theatrical Extravaganza, the Surprise Event, Amity Noida came first, DPS Gurgaon came second, followed by Mt. Carmel School, Dwarka in the third position. Mt. Carmel School, Dwarka emerged as the overall winner of the event. The event ended with the Vice Principal, Ms. Padma Srinivasan delivering the vote of thanks.
The event was a huge success and was widely acclaimed by the participants and the theatre enthusiasts, alike.
Army Public School, KISSA GOI Competition, 2017
A team of 6 students of class 9 of Delhi Public School , R.K. Puram participated in the inter school KISSA GOI event held at the Army Public School ,Shankar Vihar on 15 July 2017. The event was based on “Mulla Nassruddin”. The team secured First Position.
The following students took part in this event
1. SAHAJ GARG – 9M
2. AMBER NAYAK -9M
3. SHIKHAR SARANGI -9I
4. AADYA DEY -9A
5. SUNIDHI GUPTA-9A
6. JUSWIN SAHNI -9A
The Humming bird organisation had organised a national level Hindi Olympiad in DPS RK.PURAM in December 2016. 300 children from 6th to 10th had participated in this Olympiad.
8 students won Gold medals, 8 students Silver and 14 students won Bronze medals. These students have made the school proud.
16 toppers have been chosen to participate in the Second Level Exam.
In April 2017, the organisation announced the result and gave the prizes.
In second level exam , Parth Kumar secured the 1st position ( National Level )
|Parth Kumar (VI-B)
||Ashmita Singh (VI-F)
||Navya Mittal (VI-H)
|Bani Walia (VII-C)
||Khushali Grover (VI-A)
|Bhavya Gupta (VII-J)
||Vansh Mehra (IX-C)
|Khushi Sethi (VII-D)
||Ishita Murgai (IX-E)
|Nishant Nanda (IX-D)
||Ishita Yaduvanshi (X-E)
|Ridhima Agarwal (X-B)
||Deepita Singh (VIII-A)
|Aarushi Saxena (X-G)
||Navya Wadhwa (VII-C)
The All India IPSC Drama Festival 2017
The students of the Expressions Theatre Club of Delhi Public School R.K. Puram participated in the All India IPSC Drama Festival at G.D. Birla Memorial School, Ranikhet from 27th-30th June 2017. A team of eight students comprising of Arnav Singh (XII K), Stuti Banga (XII X), Mehvash Saiyed (XII U), Dyujoy Majumdar (XII G), Gayatri Raghunandan (XII X), Zaina Ali (XII U), Shivam Chopra (XII P), Agnihotri (XII B) secured the first position across a cumulative of three rounds- a 5 minute act, a 20 minute act and a 10 minute on-the-spot act. They were accompanied by Ms. Sudeepta Chatterjee, the teacher in-charge of Expressions Theatre Club.
The students put up a mime act on the acceptance of love in society for the 5 minute act; a one-act play on the grey nature of good and evil revolving around characters of the Ramayana for the 20 minute act and a 10 minute stage play on the theme of terrorism, depicting how what goes around, comes around. The judges, notable theatre personalities from the National School of Drama and from the film industry praised the students for their acting, creative thinking, direction and stage presence.