Peace can only last where human rights are respected, where the people are fed, and where individuals and nations are free.
– 14th Dalai Lama
Human Rights Day was observed and celebrated on 11th December 2019 in Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing in the form of a Special Assembly. The assembly was conducted by students of Jhelum House. Human Rights Day is observed every year to recognise and empower human rights.
The assembly commenced with adevotionalprayer. The comperes Shorya Varshney of Class V A and Aashriya Jain of Class III B hosted the assembly. An inspiring thought of the day was presented by AaravYadav of Class IV A. The News headlines were presented by Bratesh Kumar Singh of Class V C. KartikUpadhyay of Class V B shared some interesting facts related to Human Rights Day. Following which some questions based on General Knowledge were put forward by SaranshSinghal of Class V A. TanishqUpadhyay of Class III B enlightened the assembly with his thoughts and more information on Human Rights Day in the form of a speech. A very inspiring and thought provoking Mime was presented by students of Jhelum House. PranavMehra of Class III A led out the pledge.
Headmistress Ma’am Ms. Bhavana Bhardwaj appreciated the efforts put into making the assembly interesting and successful. She also said that each one of us must stand for our rights and those of others. We must at all times uphold the rights that protect us all and thereby promote kinship of all human beings.The assembly concluded with National Anthem.
The strength of the constitution lies entirely in the determination of each citizen to defend it. Only if every single citizen feels duty bound to do his share in this defense are the constitutional rights secure.
Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing celebrated the Constitution Day on 28th November 2019. The celebration was held in the form of special assembly. The assembly was conducted by the students of Ravi house.
The assembly was hosted by Pratishtha Chaturvedi of class VI-B. Day started with an insightful thought by Pratyaksha Sharma of class VI-C that highlighted the importance of the Indian constitution. Trapti Upadhyay of class V-B recited a beautiful poem which instilled the feeling of national pride. Few interesting facts related to Indian constitution were shared by Janvi Singh of class VI- B. Then came Pulkit Deshwal of class VI-A with an informative speech. Shubhita Shrivastav of class VI-C updated everyone with the news headlines. Few of the constitutional rights and duties were shared by Vanshika and Aditya of class VI-C. Pledge was spoken by Pragya Juneja of class VI-B.
The Headmistress Ms. Bhavana Bhardwaj addressed the assembly and said that everyone must perform their share of duties towards nation, following and abiding to rules and regulation would make India a better place to live. The assembly concluded with National anthem.
On Guru Nanak Jayanti (also known as Gurpurab or Guru Nanak’s Prakash Utsav), the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji is celebrated. Thus, to observe this auspicious occasion, a special assembly was conducted by the students of Ganga house of Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing on 8thNovember 2019.
The students came dressed in traditional Sikh attire and the assembly commenced with a prayer. The Compere Ayan Saraswat of Class V A led the assembly for the day. An inspiring ‘Thought of the Day’ was presented by Shaurya Jain of Class V A. Kairav Luhadiya of Class III C shared some interesting facts. Abhimanyu Singh of Class V C updated everyone with the News Headlines. A speech on an overview and knowledge about Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s great lifewas presented by Riddhi Gupta of Class VI B. Vasu Varshney of Class V C asked some very interesting General Knowledge questions to the students. This was followed by a ‘Sabad’ asong by a group of students from Class VI A. A very inspirational “Guru Vani’was narrated by Siddhi Agarwal of Class V B. Pledge was taken up by Prince Gupta of Class VI C.
It was a wonderful assembly where the students learnt about the life of Guru Nanak and about his teachings. The Headmistress Ma’am Ms. Bhavana Bhardwaj was very appreciative of the way the assembly was conducted and she motivated all the students to always speak truth, to lend a helping hand to the needy and to shun all evil. The assembly concluded with the National Anthem.
To overcome evil with good is good, to resist evil by evil is evil.
Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing celebrated the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad on 5thNovember 2019.
The festival of Eid-e-Milad commemorates Prophet Mohammad’s birth and celebrates his teachings. Prophet Mohammad taught that there is one God. He also emphasized on living a peaceful life with humility.
The students of Chenab house conducted the assembly with full fervor and enthusiasm. Chetanya Raj Gautam of Class VI-C and Garvit Varshney of Class VI-C hosted the morning assembly. Shreya Atri of Class V-C presented a beautiful thought. Ishita Agarwal of Class VI-Celaborated the teachings of Prophet Muhammad. Saimeen Ali of Class VI-C presented few interesting facts related to Prophet Muhammad. Few general knowledge questions based on hislife were put up by Sanskar of Class VI-C. Mehul Aditya of Class V-C updated the gathering with news.Later, Sajal Agarwal of Class V-B walked the assembly through pledge.
Our Headmistress Ms. Bhavana Bhardwaj appreciated the students of Chenab House for their efforts and said that it was a wonderful assembly. The assembly concluded with the National Anthem.
On 24th October 2019, Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing celebrated the festival of lights – ‘Deepawali’, in the form of a special assembly conducted by Jhelum House students. After a spiritual hymn, anchoring was done by ManyaRathi of Class VI-B and KartikRaghav of Class VI-B, then for the thought AbhirajSaxena of Class V-B came up on the stage. To awaken and test the minds of the students,Priyanjali Sharma of Class V-A asked some G.K questions. KartikUpadhyay of Class V-B shared some interesting facts about the festival. This was followed by speech on Deepawali by NeeleshVarshney and Daksh Gupta Kantak of Class VI-A. Sumit Kumarof Class V B recited a melodious poem on the theme “Deepawali”. To update the audience GauranshTawri of Class V-A came up with the happenings around the globe.Most important and different performance “Rudrashtakam” was done by DhanvinPathak of Class II-C. A unique presentation of “HanumanChalisa” was done by Ciara Mehra of Class III-A. Students of Class III shared ‘Do’s and Dont’s’ to be followed during the festival of Deepwali. As we know, any function is incomplete without a cultural presentation, so ShreyaSaxena of Class VI-B came up with a mind-blowing dance performance. Pledge was spoken by VyomSaini of Class V-A.
After recitation of ‘Hanuman Chalisa’, the most revered Headmistress ma’am Ms. Bhavana Bhardwaj said that Hanuman ji himself isn’t a god figure but the synonym of wisdom which must be acquired at all ages. She also advised everyone to be safe this Deepawali. Anything in excess is bad. Hence, she advised students to stay off crackers and light them up in a limit. The assembly concluded with national anthem.
WISHING YOU WITH A CONVICTION, WISHING YOU WITH A HOPE, THIS FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS BESTOWS YOU, WITH ALL THE LOVE, HAPPINESS & MERRIMENT HAPPY DEEPAWALI TO ALL!
International Girl Child Day is marked every year on October 11. It is a day dedicated to amplifying the voices of the girl child and stand up for their rights. The theme for this year’s International Girl Child Day is “Girl force: Unscripted and Unstoppable”
Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing organized a special assembly on 11th October 2019 to celebrate girls every where as they inspire, break boundaries and take charge of their own future. After the prayer session by Senior Mistress Ma’am, a wonderfully coordinated compering was put forward by Pratishtha Chaturvedi and Vanshika Sharma of Class VI. Following, was a brain-stirring thought on girl child by Prashasti Singh of Class V. Then Samruddhi Saxena of Class V entertained us with a mesmerizing speech on Girl Child and etymology of this day. She stated that on December 19, 2011 United Nations general assembly adopted resolution 66/170 to declare October 11 as International Girl Child Day to recognize girls’ rights. Canada became the first country to adopt this day as International Girl Child Day. And the rest, as they say, is history. What a laden-with-information speech it was! This enticing speech was followed by news headlines and general knowledge questions (which could be traced to speech) by Anushka Sharma and Trapti Upadhyay of Class V.
As they say, no great show has ever been complete without dance. Following the rituals, Pratyaksha Sharma and Mansha Singh of Class VI featured a dance performance which was highly eulogized by the audience. Headmistress Ma’am Ms. Bhavana Bhardwaj, in her address to the students said that it is very necessary for the girls to get full potential, safe and enabling environment as they grow up.
The pledge and national anthem closed the day’s celebrations which reflected the successful emergence of girls and young women as the distinct cohort in development policy, programming, campaigning and research.
The assembly on 4th October, 2019 was a special one dedicated to the celebrations of Dussehra was presented by the students of Ganga House. Soon after the prayer session started, Navya Jain of Class 6B, being the comperer excellently hosted the assembly. Then brain-cells-awakening thought was presented by Karan Nischal of Class 5. This was followed by amazing facts by Chandar Pratap Singh of Class 4C, Vaibhavi Sharma of Class 6 B gave a speech on this special occasion. Sanvi Mittal of Class 6B asked general knowledge questions, a shlok was recited by Anjani Singh of Class 3B and the news headlines was presented which included DPS students winning 1 gold, 1 silver and 3 bronze medals in CBSE East Zone Taekwando Championship, Ranchi. This done the stage was set for a breathtaking dance performance depicting Ramayana. Fourteen students portrayed characters of Ram, Sita, Laxman, Hanuman and Vaanar Sena. The show amazingly captured the essence of the festival. Lakshya Kumar Sengar of Class 6C led the assembly through pledge.
“Face of the month” was awarded by Head Mistress ma’am Ms. Bhavana Bhardwaj to boost and appreciate the morale and zeal of the students. Thereafter the wise words which were worth listening to were said by the honorable Head Mistress Ma’am. She wished the families of students a very Happy Dussehra.Following she said that the festival marks the victory of good over evil. Ego is the biggest rival of a human.Though, Ravana was wealthy and powerful but his ego vandalized him and his throne. She advised to stay off ego. Ram and Ravana reside in the same body. It is upto a being as to which character he picks up to be.These words ended with advice of conserving nature while celebrating the festival.National Anthem ended the amazing assembly.
Cleanliness and order are not matters of instinct; they are matters of education, and like most great things, one must cultivate a taste for them.
A special morning assembly to promote ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ was conducted on Wednesday, 11th September 2019 at Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing. The assembly was conducted by the students of Class II. The main purpose of the assembly was to create awareness among the students regarding Cleanliness and its benefits. The assembly commenced with the Morning Prayer. Dev Maheshwari of Class IIB led out the assembly. Saransh Sharma of Class II C shared a meaningful thought to brighten up the day. Few General Knowledge questions were asked to the students by Darsh Maheshwari of Class II A. Shivika Gupta of Class II C puzzled everyone with some interesting facts. Few students wonderfully narrated a poem “This is the way I brush my teeth…..” spreading awareness of personal hygiene. Students of Class II spoke about the ‘Do’s and don’ts’ of Cleanliness which the students need to follow religiously be it their homes or anywhere else. The message of maintaining cleanliness everywhere was further brought into light through the rendition of a Dance by the students. The assembly was quite inspiring and motivating for the staff and students. The students realized that any work is best done when it is carried out by the person himself. It also made the students aware of the dignity of labour. The Headmistress Ma’am Ms. Bhavana Bhardwaj presented her views on the importance of cleanliness and how each student can make a difference by following the cleanliness drive anywhere and everywhere. Mayukh Govind of Class II B led the assembly through pledge and thus the assembly concluded with young minds determined to put their best foot forward as they join the Cleanliness Drive – ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’.
A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instil a love of learning.
September 5th is dedicated to Dr.Sarvellipalli Radhakrishnan– the second President of India who was a great academic philosopher and one of the most well-known diplomat, scholar, President of India and above all a teacher. The students and teachers of Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing commemorated this day with full fervour and enthusiasm during the special assembly conducted on 5th September 2019.
The day started with morning assembly by the student council. The assembly was hosted by Daksh Gupta of class VI A, Aadhar Mittal of class VI B, ArpitTiwari of class VI A and Krishan Mohan of class VI C. The thought of the day was presented by Khyati Singh of class VI C followed by the news updates by Jay Jindal of class VI C. Amazing facts were presented by NeeleshVarshney of class VI A and MohakVarshney of class VIB came up with few General Knowledge questions. The assembly was followed by a solo dance performance by Atharv Varshney of class Nursery A, Prashasti of class III C and Shravika Agarwal of class III C. Students of class I and II sang a beautiful song. Later, students of class IV and V performed on medley, it indeed was a beautiful performance. Students of class III did ramp walk which showcased their confidence. The acting Head Master of the day Chetanya Raj Gautam of class VI C addressed the gathering with a speech highlighting the importance of a teacher. An action song was performed by the students of Pre-K.Thereafter, the Principal Ms.Aarti Nigam addressed all the teachers with her inspiring words. The Head Mistress Ms.Bhavana Bhardwaj said teachers are a bundle of love, knowledge and positive energy. She thanked all the teachers for their diligence, sincerity and hard work.
Thereafter, as a token of love and appreciation, all the acting teachers of the day gave beautiful handmade cards to all the teachers. It was all together a fun filled and a memorable day for all.
On 29th August 2019, a Special Assembly took place on the occasion of National Sports Day at Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing. The assembly was hosted by Samrudhi Saxena of class V C, followed by a thought spoken by Shubhita Shrivastav of class VI C. After a knowledgeable thought, Varnika Sharma of class V C updated the assembly with the happenings around the globe. Tanmay Gupta of class V C came up with some general knowledge questions to test the memory of students. Amazing facts were shared by Anushka Sharma of class V C, Vaishnavi of class V B, Priyanshu of class VI C, Vanshika Sharma of class VI C and Shourya Sharma of class V B. Lastly, a group of students did a pyramid formation with the help of various Asanas. At the end, Pledge was led out by Aditya Yadav of class V C.A Relay race was conducted by the teachers with full excitement and energy. The Headmistress Ms. Bhavana Bhardwaj addressed the assembly and appreciated the efforts of all the students who performed and made the morning a refreshing one!
At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom. A moment comes, which comes but rarely in history, when we step out from the old to the new, when age ends, and when the soul of a nation, long suppressed , finds utterance
Independence Day is an occasion to celebrate the sacrifices made by our great freedom fighters to attain free India. The 73rd Independence Day was celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm at Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing on 14th August 2019 in the form of a special assembly by the students of Ganga House. The day was celebrated in unity with great patriotism.
Comparers Bhavya Saxena and Madhvi Rathi of Class VI B excellently walked the audience through the program. Jagrat Mittal of Class V A presented the thought for the day. Some very interesting facts were told by Shaurya Jain of Class V A. AyanSaraswat of Class V A delivered a thought provoking speech highlighting the significance of the day. Shreya Gaur of Class V A asked some General Knowledge questions based on Independence of our country. Dishita Singh of Class VI C updated the students with the news headlines.
The little ones from Pre K were dressed in the attires of our great freedom fighters. Roshni Sharma of Class Nursery B dressed as Rani LaxmiBaithe profound words of ‘Jhansi Ki Rani’, adding to the patriotic fervor. The students of Class III to VI rendered a vibrant song “Teri mitti me mil jaau……gul banker khiljaau…”. The presentation awakened the feeling of nationalism towards our motherland in the hearts of those attending the assembly. This was followed by a charismatic dance performance to the tune of patriotic songs in the form of a medley.
Headmistress Ma’am Ms. Bhavana Bhardwaj in her closing speech elaborated the fact that every individual must know the true meaning of freedom. It is the duty of every child and citizen to protect the integrity and sovereignty of our country. Overall the assembly ignited sparks of passion of service and realisation of our duties towards our truly amazing country India. The assembly concluded with pledge led by Rajat Sharma of Class VI B.
On 13th August 2019 a special assembly was held at Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing to celebrate the occasion of Rakshabandhan and Sanskrit Diwas presented by the students of Chenab house .The assembly was hosted by Abhijeet Varshney of Class V-A, Jia Sabhlok of Class VI-B, Lokendra Upadhyay of Class VI-B. A meaningful thought was presented by Anushka Chaudhary of Class V-B. A few general knowledge questions in Sanskrit were put up by Kanika Gupta of Class IV-C. The speech on this special day was delivered by Kirti Singh of Class IV-B and Shubh Sengar of Class VI-A. The news updates about country and internationally was presented by Garvit Varshney of Class VI-B.
A beautiful skit reminding us the importance of Rakshabandhan and a melodious Sanskrit song, highlighting the affectionate bond of love between a brother and a sister, were beautifully put forward by the choir group comprising students of class IV, V and VI respectively. At the end Shorya Agrawal led out the pledge. The whole assembly was presented in Sanskrit. This made the assembly even more interesting.
Headmistress Ma’am Ms. Bhavana Bhardwaj appreciated the efforts of the students, she inspired everyone to learn diverse languages and celebrate every festival with zeal.
The assembly ended with the national anthem.
A new language is a newlife
On 12th July 2019, aspecial assembly was conducted by the students of class VI on the special occasion of French Day also known as ‘The Bastille Day’. The assembly was hosted by Daksh Gupta and Neelesh Varshney of class VI A. The assembly commenced with a prayer followed by a refreshing hymn “God’s love”. The thought of the day was presented by Ishit Saraswat of class VI A. Shubh Sengar of class VI A updated the assembly with the happenings around the globe. Few amazing facts were shared by Somya Godar of class VI A. On the occasion of the special day, Vivaan Singh of class VI A came up with a sensational French poem “ Frera Jacques”. Towards the end Pulkit Deshwal of class VI A shared the importance of French Day, Later on, Pratyush Sharma of class VI A made the audience pick the beats with a wonderful song.
The headmistress Ms. Bhavana Bhardwaj addressed the assembly admiring the efforts of all the students and appreciated the spirit of the assembly. She highlighted the fact that Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing value languages, their usage and their inculcation in the students. She inspired everyone to learn diverse languages and be a student who follows global standards. The students were in awe of the inspiration imparted by Ma’am.
The wonderful French Day assembly concluded with the “National Anthem”.
God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.
The day that celebrates the essence of a mother is Mother’s Day. One of those occasions that none of us can afford to miss. Mother’s Day is something everyone can relate to. People across regions, religions, castes, cultures, genders and financial status have emotions binding them to their mothers. There could not be a more universal celebration than this one.
Keeping this bonding emotion in mind, we at Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing had a special celebration on mother’s day. A special assembly was put up by the students of Ravi House on 10th of May to celebrate this special day. The assembly was hosted by Gati Maheshwari of class IV-A and Shubita Srivastav of class VI-C.The assembly started with a morning prayer followed by a wonderful thought by Dharvi Varshney of class III-C. Pulkit Deshwal of class VI-A updated the assembly with the happenings around the world. Nakshtra Pandey of class III B came up with few General Knowledge question. Reyansh Oswal of class V-A shared few interesting facts. A beautiful atmosphere was created by the song sung by the children. Later, our school dance troop mesmerized everyone with their dance performance. Towards the end, Niharka Varshney of class VI-A sung a melodious song which was dedicated to all the amazing and hard working mothers. Lavya Chauhan of class V-Bwalked the assembly through pledge.
Our Headmistress Ms. Bhavna Bhardwaj concluded the assembly with; mother’s love is the truest love, we would ever have and we should always respect and love them.
In times of tragedies, our duty is to lend a helping hand to those in grief and thus light lamps of kindness and compassion.
With the primary focus on the aforesaid, began the Special Assembly dedicated to ‘The Red Cross Day’ at Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing on 8th May 2019 as the DPS family joined in the world wide observance of ‘Red Cross Day’. The day marks the birth anniversary of Henry Dunant, the founder of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). The assembly was ably conducted by the students of Ganga House.
The hosts for the day were Khyati Singh of Class VI C and Kushagra Agarwal of Class VI B. The thought of the day was presented by Anjali Singh of Class III B. Few capturing interesting facts were shared by Ridhika Garg of Class IV A. To test the knowledge of the students, Manyata of Class III B asked some general knowledge questions which were centered on the Red Cross Day. Following this, the news update was presented by Ayan Saraswat of Class V A. Bhavya Saxena of Class VI B delivered a very informative speech on the importance of Red Cross Day. The school choir group sang a melodious yet inspiring song entitled ‘Nekikirahonpetuchal…..’.The main attraction of the day was the presentation wherein the students depicted the various ways in which first aid can be provided to an injured person. It was very informative and practical. The overall appeal made by the students of Ganga House was to extend a helping hand to one another and to donate blood whenever possible to save a life. The pledge was led by Samantha Agarwal of Class V B.
The Headmistress Ms. Bhavana Bhardwaj appreciated the efforts put into making the assembly a success. She also said that all students must always keep them selves updated with the ‘Do’s and Don’ts’ of First Aid which also can be life-saving in times of need.
The Earth does not belong to us. We belong to Earth.
In today’s rapidly growing world what we all are missing on is maintaining Earth and our natural resources. Earth day is an event observed annually on April 22, to promote environmental awareness. We at Delhi Public School, Junior Wing, Aligarh celebrated Earth Day on 23rd of April, 2019, in the form of a special assembly conducted by Chenab House.
The assembly was hosted by Vivan Chauhan of class VI-A and Ishita Agarwal of class VI-C. The thought of the day was presented by Sanskar of class VI-C. Every year International Earth Day is observed on a theme, Sagarika Sharma of class V-B shared the themes of the last 3 years. Jiya Sabhlok of class VI-B asked few mind boggling questions. Aadhar Mittal of class VI-A updated everyone about the recent happenings. A beautiful song presentation was given by our school choir group. Kandarp Kaushik of class V-A informed everyone about what should be done, to keep the planet green and healthy. Later, school dance troop came with an inspiring dance presentation. SajalAgarwal of class V-B walked the assembly through pledge.
Headmistress Ma’am Ms. Bhavana Bhardwaj, in her address to the students, emphasized that we must not use poly bags and should plant at least one seed every year to make our Earth a healthy and a green place to live.
The ripening of mustard in the fields, slight warmth in the air and the onset of spring brings with it the joy of Basant Panchami.
On 16th April 2019, the students and staff of Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing witnessed an inspiring assembly as they celebrated Mahaveer Jayanti, the birth anniversary of Mahaveer Swami, twenty-fourth and the last Tirthankara (Teaching God) of Jainism. The assembly was conducted by students of Jhelum House. Anchored by Tanishq Gupta of Class VIC and Janavi Chaudhary of Class VC, the assembly brought into life the teachings of Mahaveer Swami. Thethought of the day was profoundly presented by Gaurav Singh of Class VIC. Interesting Facts based on the life of Mahaveer Swami were stated by Aarav Yadav of Class IVA. Jay Jindal of Class VIC asked a few puzzling G.K. questions to the students. A beautiful bhajan entitled “Kabhi veer banke, Kabhi Mahaveer ban ke…” was presented by the student’s choir group. The News headlines were presented by Md. Areeb of Class VC. A melodious path was also presented by Aarjav Jain Class IVB. The students of Jhelum House in their presentation, explained about the Five Principles of Jainism namely Non-violence: Ahimsa, Truth: Satya, Non-stealing: Achaurya, Celebacy: Brahmacharya and Non-attachment: Aparigraha. It was a very stimulating assembly and it concluded with the pledge led out by Geet Lakhani of Class VB. Headmistress Ma’am Ms. Bhavana Bhardwaj, in her address to the students, emphasized that we must all impose truth and non-violence in our life as well.
India is a rich country of cultures and traditions. All the festivals and celebrations basically focus on values and ethics.It is felt that these festivals and celebrations are the occasions when coming generations learn about the virtue of traditions and heritage. So keeping this in mind at D.P.S Aligarh Junior Wing teachers inculcates these values through different activities. The children are the main part of these activities which directly or indirectly help them to learn about our rich culture. Ramp walk of different characters related to Ramayana was done during assembly by our students from class Playgroup to class Prep. A small animated movie on Ramayana was shown and the children were made aware that always the good wins.