Showcase- Class VIII (Sections A-F)

Art Education
A Showcase was organized on the 23 January 2018 to present and display the student’s talent and their learning processes, as part of their Art education.

The programme began with a welcome address by the Head mistress, Ms. Rashmi Malhotra, followed by various presentations.

The First presentation was made by the students of the Western Instrumental, who displayed their skills at playing the guitar and keyboard. This was followed by a melodious rendition of a song by the Western Vocal students.

The students of Art and Craft displayed their talent with paint brush and colours. This was accompanied by a Powerpoint presentation that spoke about the various forms of paintings- oil, glass, split painting etc. The presentation showcased some beautiful handiwork.

A humour filled play based on the famed Akbar Birbal tales, was put up by the students of Hindi Theatre. This play was much applauded by students. The students had turned up in majestic costumes which bespoke of the royal era.

An enthusiastic performance was put up by the students of Dance. They performed to the beats of a song dedicated to Goddess Durga.

The last entry was made by the students of the English Theatre. They enacted a short play based on the theme of manners and courtesies.

The Showcase ended with a vote of thanks by the Headmistress. She applauded the efforts put in by the teachers and the interest shown by the students.



Inauguration of Foot-Over Bridge and Commencement Ceremony 2018

On 27 January 2018, DPS R.K.Puram held the inauguration of the newly-constructed foot-over bridge, along with the Commencement Ceremony to felicitate the outgoing batch of Class 12 students of 2018.

The Chief Guest was the Chairman of the DPS Society and DPS R.K.Puram Managing Committee, Mr V.K. Shunglu. The Guest of Honour was Mr. Amitabh Kant, a Senior Civil Servant and CEO of NITI Aayog (National Institution for Transforming India). He conceptualized and executed the “Atithi Devo Bhavah” and was a key driver of the “Make in India”.

Other dignitaries present at the event included  Vice Principals, Dr. Renu Nayar, Ms. Padma Srinivasan, and Ms. Anita Singh, Headmistress, Ms. Rashmi Malhotra along with the Headmistresses of the Junior branches, Ms Archana Pental and Ms Dolly Chanana.

After the devotional Ganesh Pooja to mark the inauguration of the bridge in the presence of the Chief guest and the Principal, the ribbon was cut and the students of Class 12 were the first ones to walk on it – just as Mr. Shunglu intended it to be.

The Principal, Ms. Vanita Sehgal felicitated the Chief Guest and Guest of Honour with a token of  regard. Addressing the audience, she spoke about how the Class of 2018 was special to her; in a reminiscent tone she recalled how they were the first Class of 11th she had handled as a Principal – she considers the students remarkable as they made her smile. Thanking them for filling her life with happiness, she also asked them to applaud their parents and teachers for their immense investment in their happiness.

This paved way for an inspirational song, which was followed by the toppers from each stream being invited on stage to deliver the valedictory speeches. Ayush Venkatesh Bindlish from the Science stream, Aditya Agarwal and Pallavi Mishra from the Commerce stream and Adya Garg from Humanities were the Valedictorians of 2018.

The Guest of Honour, Mr. Kant, complimented all students and called this occasion unique – he was delighted that DPS RK Puram held such ceremony. He revealed that his teachers and Principal left a deep imprint on his personality. He stressed on the importance of continuing to excel in at least one extra-curricular activity, and one sports activity – praising the school for their focus on the same, along with academics. He encouraged the students to be fearless and most importantly, to be great human beings.

The Guests released the Yearbook of the Class 2018. The Chairman, Mr Shunglu recommended the students to use the term “Dipsite RKP”, and to be proud of where they come from. He looks up-to the students for the best results and hopes they make everyone proud.

Then came the moment everyone was waiting for – the felicitation of the students as they marched to the stage in beautiful scarves and pins specially designed for them. They were presented with a scroll and a copy of the yearbook. The teachers presented the students with a lamp signifying knowledge and learning, which was passed amongst the students and finally placed on a wall of lamps. The Subject toppers of the Pre- Board exams were also felicitated.

The vote of thanks was delivered by the Vice Principal, Dr Renu Nayar who thanked the guests and the organizers of the programme and wished the students the best for the future. The programme ended with the Indian National Anthem.



REPUBLIC DAY CELEBRATION 2018



Showcase (Class VIII, Sections G-K) – Work experience & Art Education

A Showcase was organized on the 16 January 2018 to present and display the various learning processes of the students as part of their Work Experience.

The programme began with a welcome address by the Headmistress, Ms. Rashmi Malhotra, followed by the various presentations.

The show began with a Power point presentation on learning and various projects made by the students of Robotics. This was followed by presentations by students of Electronics, Maths Lab., Create Out of Waste, Social Service, E and I, Health and I and Disaster management. The presentations threw light on the various activities conducted during the academic session.

The students of ‘Create Out of waste’ displayed the articles created out of household waste products. They had made table coasters, pen stands, a bag, bookmarks etc.

The social service students spoke about their experience when they had visited an Old Age Home.

An interesting Power point presentation was put up by students of section I, that spoke about the learning taking place during the Computer Science periods.

The ‘Showcase’ came to an end with a vote of thanks by the Headmistress, Ms. Rashmi Malhotra.

On the 17 January 2018, the Art Education activities were showcased.

The programme began with a welcome address by the Principal, Ms. Vanita Sehgal who welcomed the initiative to put up such a programme that serves as a platform for the students to come forward and speak about their experiences and learning.

The show began with the students of ‘Western Instrumental’ playing the music for the songs, ‘Dusk to Dawn’, ‘Blues’ and ‘Wipeout’. The lively music was followed by a melodious rendition of the song ‘Scars to your beautiful’ by the students of Western Vocal.

This was followed by the students of English Theatre enacting a play on Christmas. It delivered the message of being responsible for your actions and stop being lazy.

The students of Art and Craft displayed their talent with the paint brush and colours. This was accompanied by a Powerpoint presentation that spoke about the various forms of paintings- oil, glass, split painting etc.

A humour filled play that delivered the message of the importance of hard work and the value of money, was put up by the students of Hindi theatre. This play was much applauded by the students.

The last performance was put up by the students of Dance. They performed basic dance steps, the Bhangra and a Western dance.

The ‘Showcase’ ended with a vote of thanks by the Headmistress, Ms. Rashmi Malhotra.

Both the programmes were received enthusiastically and were well appreciated.



Visit of the Delegates from Fukuoka Prefecture and the Environment and Forest Department

Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram played host to delegates from Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan and officials from the Environment and Forest Department on 16 January 2018. The Principal, Ms. Vanita Sehgal welcomed Mr. Hiroshi Ogawa, Governor, Fukuoka Prefecture and Mr. Akira Higuchi, Assembly Chairman of the Fukuoka Prefectural  Asssembly, along with their colleagues; Dr. B.C Sabat, Eco Club Incharge of Delhi School and College, Govt. of NCT of Delhi; Officials from the Environment and Forest Department and a team from OISCA International.

Vice Principals, Ms.Anita Singh and Ms.Padma Srinivasan, along with the Headmistress, Ms.Rashmi Malhotra were present for the occasion. Ms. Niva Chhonkar and Ms. Rupa Das organised the event.

The event began with a melodious rendition of the song, Swagatam by the school’s Indian Music Choir. The Principal felicitated the Guests with token of appreciation.

In her welcome address, Ms. Sehgal expressed her gratitude towards the delegates for choosing DPS R.K Puram for their visit. She emphasised the importance of saving the environment by stating that the future will either be green or nothing at all. She went on to highlight the urgency of planting trees by quoting Warren Buffett, Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.”

Mr. Ishwar Singh, Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (APCCF), Forest Department, spoke about the activities of the Eco club and how the prime objective of starting this Eco-scheme was to get the students interested in environment preservation.

Mr. Hiroshi Ogawa, Governer, Fukuoka Prefecture, focussed his attention on major issues such as air pollution, water pollution and sound pollution. He further gave an example of how the use of modern techniques enabled Fukuoka to be reborn as a rich environmental location.

Mr.Akira Higuchi, Assembly Chairman, Fukuoka Prefecture, further went on to thank the school for the very warm welcome and expressed his wish to see the young people from both the countries engaging in exchange programs so as to strengthen the relationship between Fukuoka and New Delhi.

This was followed by the cultural programmes, starting with a dance performance, paying homage to Lord Shiva in a classical dance “Shiv Stuti”. Next came a short video showcasing the activities conducted by the Eco Club of the school and a street play, showing how it was crucial to generate awareness about the need to protect the environment. There was a self-composed Japanese poem, based on the theme, ‘Environmental Protection’, a theatrical dance about ‘Saving Trees’ and a presentation by Ms. Ritu Prasad, a representative of the OISCA International, North India. Thereafter, there was a tree plantation by the dignitaries present. Saplings of medicinal plants like Chlorophytum, Ashwagandha, Asparagus, Tulsi, Curry plant, Amla were planted. Plantation was organised by Ms. Dimple Menon.

The vote of thanks was proposed by the Vice Principal, Ms. Anita Singh. The event concluded with the National Anthems of Japan and India.



Collaboration – Value Of The Month December 2017

VALUE OF THE MONTH DECEMBER 2017  (COLLABORATION)

CLASS-VI

Class teachers and subject teachers worked to inculcate the same in the students through various activities.

Teachers discussed the concept of collaboration in the class. The students contributed to the class discussions by speaking about the topic and sharing various quotations and stories related to it. The students also put up posters and slogans related to the topic.

CLASS-VII

Objectives:

  • To promote knowledge of the word ‘collaboration’.
  • To learn about the culture of working together as a team.
  • To understand the integrated pattern of human behaviour that includes thought, speech

and action.

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”

The Class teachers spoke about the meaning of the word ‘collaboration’. Collaboration is said to take place when two individuals or a group of people work together towards achieving a common goal by sharing their ideas and skills. It was also explained that collaboration challenges people to think, articulate and receive clarity about their competencies. It serves as a mirror that gives them a glimpse of their strengths and weaknesses.

Class teachers discussed the topic through various activities like class discussions and speeches. The English and Hindi teachers conducted Just a Minute sessions on the topic. The learners of VII H were told to write a slogan on collaboration. All students participated well and made beautiful and catchy slogans. This activity helped them in understanding the importance of working as a team.

Students of all sections decorated the class boards with beautiful quotes related to the topic. 

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As the name suggests the students were inspired to collaborate with each other, with their peers and  elders to work harmoniously, to use their words properly and act in a responsible manner.

The class teachers, language teachers spoke about the the importance of collaborating with others in our day to day lives. This helps to create a healthy society. Activities cultivating the spirit of collaboration were conducted in language periods.

Quotes were put up in the classes also, to reinforce the value.

The good efforts and actions of the students were appreciated by the Class representatives, Class teachers and Subject teachers.



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