Programmes
FRENCH CULTURAL EXCHANGE PROGRAMME SESSION 2017-18

Student exchange programmes are intended to increase the participants’ understanding and tolerance of other cultures, as well as improving their language skills and broadening their social horizons.

As part of the French Cultural Exchange Programme, a group of 21 students from France with their buddy partners from Delhi Public School Aligarh visited the Junior Wing on 16th October 2017. They were accompanied by their teachers along with Ms. Richa Batla-Coordinator of the exchange programme, Ms. Namrata Saxena, French teacher-DPS Aligarh accompanied by the Vice Principal of DPS Civil Lines, Aligarh, Mr. Chandra Shekhar Sharma. The Headmistress of DPS Aligarh, Ms. Bhavana Bhardwaj welcomed the students with warm greetings. The Principal of DPS Aligarh, Ms. Rashmi Grover briefed them about the schedule during their stay and the activities to be taken up in days to come. The Head Boy and Head Girl of the Junior Wing welcomed them by the traditional method of applying tilak on their forehead. Students of class I greeted them good morning in French ‘Bon Jour’. The students attended the morning assembly which was based on the theme of the upcoming Hindu festival-Diwali. It was conducted by class IV. They also witnessed the morning assembly conducted by class I. A beautiful fusion dance was performed by the students of class III and IV which enthralled the guests. They visited the school campus and interacted with the students in various classes. They were shown few videos and presentations on Diwali, Indian family and food and the Taj Mahal. After that they did an art activity in which they made a beautiful wall hanging which they carried back as a token of love. The dance teacher Ms. Sarita Mohanty made them learn few steps of classical dance, free style, Bollywood style amongst others. Overall it was a fun filled day with exchange of culture and thoughts.

The educational and cultural enrichment offered by the school was second to none. The guests said that they had the time of their lives. They saw Indians from a new perspective, gaining understanding of Indian culture, and long lasting friendships and bonds were formed.

SPECIAL ASSEMBLY ON CELEBRATING DIWALI (RAVI HOUSE) SESSION 2017-18

On 16th of October 2017, a special assembly was conducted by the students of Class IV- A and Ravi House to celebrate the festivities of the Diwali. It was a time of mirth and joy as the students from France also were welcomed to attend the assembly and be a part of it. Our Headmistress Ma’am Ms. Bhavana Bhardwaj welcomed the students of France and addressed them. The assembly was led by comparer Dishita Singh who did a fantastic job of walking the viewers through the entire assembly. A meaningful thought of the day as was presented by Shlok Maheshwari. Pari Agrawal provided the assembly with some interesting facts on Diwali. Neelesh Varshney briefly but wonderfully described about the importance of Diwali. Ira Singh shared the news headlines of the day. Some very interesting General Knowledge questions were put up by Raghav Singhal to test the knowledge of the students. Towards the end of the assembly the Ravi House students presented a beautiful act depicting the return of Lord Ram with Sita and Lakshman from their exile. Ishit Saraswat walked the assembly through pledge. Our Headmistress Ma’am Ms. Bhavana Bhardwaj also emphasized the importance of Diwali and instructed the students to not to burst crackers on Diwali but instead to have a cracker free Diwali as our conscious effort to help lower pollution. It was a beautiful experience as the assembly instilled in everyone the spirit of Diwali.

SPECIAL ASSEMBLY ON GIRL CHILD DAY (GANGA HOUSE) SESSION 2017-18

“A girl child brings joy; she is no less than a boy.”
On 11th of October 2017, a special assembly was conducted to commemorate the Girl Child Day. It was a special occasion as the students of Ganga House confidently put the message of “Girl Child Day” across. Aadyam Saxena of Class V B and Madhvi Rathi of Class IV B with their pleasant personalities led out the assembly successfully. A beautiful thought was presented by Aastha Sharma of Class III B to commence the assembly. Ayan Saraswat updated the assembly with his timely News headlines. Anandi Varsheny of Class IV C narrated a lovely poem to honour the special occasion. An impressive speech was presented by Shreya Gaur of Class III A. To check the General Knowledge about the stand of girls in India and in the world, Jhanavi Navman of Class V B asked some very tricky questions. Some more interesting facts were presented by Brahmi Jain of Class V A. As girls are an indication of charm, beauty and happiness in this world, they spread happiness in their families. To prove these words true, some of the students presented a breath taking and meaningful dance performance to accentuate the importance of girls in the society. Pratyush Sharma of Class IV A led out the assembly through the Pledge. Headmistress Ma’am Ms. Bhavana Bhardwaj appreciated the efforts of the Ganga House participants. Her valuable insights added purpose and meaning to the assembly, thereby making the assembly even more special.

GRANDPARENTS DAY SESSION 2017-18

Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing celebrated Grandparents Day on 10th October 2017. The program began with the lighting of lamp, followed by various dance performances and songs by little students of classes Playgroup, Nursery and Prep.

Grandparents got nostalgic and overwhelmed after watching the performances of children. Various games were organized for the Grandparents. They participated enthusiastically in all the games.

Headmistress of the school Ms. Bhavana Bhardwaj said the program was organized to thank grandparents as they enrich each one’s life with their valuable contributions that emerge from their experiences. She also said what children need the most are essentials that their grandparents provide in abundance. They give unconditional love, kindness, patience, lessons in life. Grandparents are a wonderful blend of laughter, caring deeds, wonderful stories and above all love.

Arsh Bhargava, the student of class Prep B and Ranajay Rana of class Nursery shared their feelings for their grandparents in their bubbling voice grabbing everybody’s attention.

A few grandparents also shared their valuable experiences of life. They felt delighted to receive a beautiful painting as a token of love from their grandchildren.

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TEACHERS DAY CELEBRATIONS SESSION 2017-18

“The end-product of education should be a free creative man, who can battle against historical circumstances and adversities of nature “
-Dr. S. Radhakrishnan

Enthusiasm and excitement marked the Teachers Day celebrations in Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing. The school campus was gripped with fervor as students put their best foot forward to pay respect to their teachers. Teachers’ Day brought with it a lot of enthusiasm and excitement especially for the Class VI students who were conducting not only the special assembly for the event but also playing the role of teachers. It was celebrated with full zeal and enthusiasm on the 4th of September 2017 as school remained closed on 5th of September 2017 on account of Anant Chaturdashi.

The special assembly organized for the purpose was a tribute to the President Dr. S. Radha krishnan in whose memory Teachers day is celebrated. It was ably anchored by Takshayog Kaushal and Tejaswita Singh. Samyak Jain delivered a thought from the one of the quotes of the brilliant philosopher and scientist -Aristotle.

To keep everyone updated, Asmii Varshney came up with the news headlines while Akansha Singh delivered an inspiring speech on the importance of this day.

To test the knowledge of the students about this day we had Deependra Kumar Sisodiya with the General Knowledge questions. Diya Singh presented a beautiful poem on “Why God Made Teachers “.

This was followed by a musical presentation by some students who sang some melodious songs. The highlight of the assembly was a medley of dance performances which made the day explicable. The teachers were delighted when the post holders of the school presented each of the staff members with a hand made card to them. The students took great effort to make the assembly enjoyable and ensured that teachers enjoy every minute of it.

The students of Class VI stepped in the shoes of their teachers when they played the role of teachers and took over the classes much to the amusement of the children. They did their roles excitedly. Not forgetting the fact that half yearly examinations are around the corner, the school went back to the normal classroom studies after some time.

PLEDGE TAKING CEREMONY SESSION 2017-18
Event: Pledge Taking Ceremony
Date: 30.08.2017
Venue: Near D.P.S. City Office

As per guidelines given by CBSE a few activities were conducted by Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing to commemorate 70 years of Indian Independence and 75 years of Quit India Movement. The activities taken up on this gracious occasion included a Painting Competition which was held on Tuesday, 29.08.2017 and a Pledge Taking Ceremony, held on Wednesday, 30.08.2017.

The Painting Competition was held in the school premises where class VI children participated and made worth appreciating paintings on the topic “Naye Bharat Ka Nirman”. Another activity included a street play to commemorate the great events and sacrifices of our revered freedom fighters and to sensitize people towards the freedom struggle and Quit India Movement. Children dramatize the scene when Veer Bhagat Singh, Rajguru, Sukhdev were hanged till death by the Britishers.

Finally, “Naye Bharat Ka Sankalp “, a pledge to make India clean and get rid of the country from the problems of poverty, corruption, terrorism, communism and castesim by 2022, was taken by the students, teachers and parents.

The Mayor (Aligarh City)-Mrs. Shakuntala Bharti, Director Academics- Mrs. Udita Ganguly and Principal (DPS Aligarh)- Mrs. Rashmi Grover also joined the Pledge. The Mayor addressed the gathering and advised them to remember the selfless sacrifices of freedom fighters and martyrs and not to make their efforts in securing freedom for the millions of the people of our country go in vain. She encouraged the students to follow the ideals of the great people like Mahatama Gandhi, Subhash Chandra Bose, Jawahar Lal Nehru etc.

The programme concluded up with the vote of thanks by school Headmistress Ms. Bhavana Bhardwaj.

SPECIAL ASSEMBLY CELEBRATING “NATIONAL SPORTS DAY ” SESSION 2017-18

The National Sports Day at Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing was celebrated on 29th August 2017 in the form of a special assembly conducted by the students of Classes V and VI. National Sports Day is celebrated 29th August each year in India. The Day marks the commemoration of the great, legendary hockey player Major Dhyan Chand Singh.

The host for the day was Anushka Kaushik of Class VI C. The thought of the day was presented by Sanskar Saket Varshney of Class VI B. To test the knowledge of the students, Dhwaj Kishore of Class VI A asked some general knowledge questions which were related to sports. Following this, the news update was presented by Khayati Middha of Class VI C. A very interesting debate was the highlight of the assembly presented by Isha Agrawal and Dhwani Varshney of Class VI C. The debate was very informative based on the topic “Importance of Sports”. The students also presented a skit based on the life of Major Dhyan Chand Singh and the moment he made our country proud by refusing to play for Germany as proposed by Adolf Hitler, thus reminiscing our glorious past.

Our Headmistress Ms. Bhavana Bhardwaj appreciated the efforts put into making the assembly a success. She also said that all students must develop their interest towards sports as it keeps us physically fit and our mind fresh. The assembly concluded with a pledge led by Nadir Khan of Class VI B.

SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR SESSION 2017-18

“Whenever you read a good book somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light “.

In order to inculcate the habit of reading and to provide access to good books for the same, three days book fair was organized by Scholastic India at the basement hall of Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing from 24th August 2017 to 26th August 2017.

The book fair was a spectacle to watch. It gave a clear indication that the school believes in providing its students with holistic and informative literature to enrich their vocabulary and diction. The fair was inaugurated by the Mr. Yogesh Kumar, CO Sadabad who wished that the students inculcate reading habits by reading enriched literature.

There were a wide range of books to choose from- textbooks for primary section, science fiction, novels, books on adventure, history, story books, comics, encyclopedia and many more.

For the first two days, students had a thorough look at the books and selected them for their purchase. On 26th August 2017, which was also a day for Parent Teacher Interaction, students along with their parents spent some fruitful time going through the books and buying them.

The fair was a huge success. It saw an overwhelming response from students and parents who had come to attend the PTI. Both parents and their wards purchased books for themselves bringing forth the message that books are the best friends of man at any age. A special prize awaited the highest number of books purchased by any class. Class VI B won the prize with a set of books won for the class.

INVESTITURE CEREMONY SESSION 2017-18

“If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, do more and become more, then you are an excellent leader. “

Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing bestows upon its students the ability to be the future leaders of the world. Keeping this thought in mind, Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing held its Investiture Ceremony on 11th August 2017. The school has always envisioned that its students should gain confidence by facing challenges in life and be given the opportunity to be leaders of today and in the future.

To honour this auspicious occasion were present the Chief Guest Mr. Naveen Patel, Chief Editor of Dainik Jagran, Ms. Priya Jain Ma’am, Member of Managing Committee, our revered Principal Ma’am Ms. Rashmi Grover, our respected Headmistress Ma’am Ms. Bhavana Bhardwaj and the parents of the Student Council leaders, who were welcomed with a ‘Tilak’ as they entered the premises. All the dignitaries were presented with a bouquet as a token of appreciation. The lamp was lighted by the Chief Guest Mr. Naveen Patel, Principal Ma’am Ms. Rashmi Grover and Headmistress Ma’am Ms. Bhavana Bhardwaj, as a traditional symbol of commencement of the Investiture Ceremony. A sapling and a painting were further presented to the Chief Guest for remembrance.

The Headmistress Ma’am Ms. Bhavana Bhardwaj in her address spoke about the importance of developing leadership qualities amongst the students and also briefed everyone on the selection process and criteria for the different posts of the Student Council. She also highlighted some of the responsibilities of the Student Council Leaders.

To celebrate the essence of this joyous occasion, the students of Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing, greeted everyone with a melodious song “We gather here to tell you……” An insightful speech on Leadership was presented by Ramya Raj, a student of Class VI. To rejuvenate the mind and spirit of everyone present for the ceremony, a very stunning dance performance portraying ‘Lord Krishna as the magnificent leader of all times’ was presented by some of the students. An inspiring Patriotic Song “Aarambh hai prachand……” was presented by the students to pay respect to all the leaders of our country.

The most awaited moment had finally come into being with Ms. Poonam Chaturvedi welcoming the Student Council Members on the stage. The newly appointed Council Members were adorned with sashes by the Chief Guest Sir Mr. Naveen Patel, respected Ms. Priya Jain Ma’am and honourable Principal Ma’am Ms. Rashmi Grover assisted by Headmistress Ma’am Ms. Bhavana Bhardwaj. The whole stage lit up with vibrant colors of the House Flags which was handed to the House Captains by the House Incharges. The event reinstated the faith in the caliber and leadership of the future generation. This was followed by the entire council taking oath to discharge their duties with sincerity and fulfill everyone’s expectations. The Student Council also sang “The DPS Song” before posing for a photograph with the dignitaries.

The Chief Guest Sir Mr. Naveen Patel inspired the newly sworn in Student Council Members by his motivating speech on the Importance of Leadership and the role played by the school in fostering leadership qualities amongst students. Principal Ma’am Ms. Rashmi Grover also shared words of wisdom with the Student Leaders and reinforced the qualities of a good leader. The Head Girl of the School addressed a ‘Vote of Thanks’ and promised that the Student Leaders will deliver their responsibilities to the best of their ability. The ceremony was brought to a close with the National Anthem.

“Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish”. Yes, a sense of accomplishment in its truest form lingered in the minds of all the Student Leaders and their parents as they left the school premises after a grand celebration.

SPECIAL ASSEMBLY CELEBRATING INDEPENDENCE DAY AND JANMASHTAMI SESSION 2017-18

“Better to die fighting for freedom than be prisoner all the days of your life “. With this thought provoking lines began the Special Assembly taken up by the Students of Chenab House of Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing on 9th August 2017.

The comparers Daksh Mishra Class VI A and Dhwani Varshney of Class VI C very actively lead out the entire assembly. Pratyush Sharma of Class VI B presented the thought of the day. Aadya of Class VI A updated the assembly with the current news headlines. Lipi Gaur of Class V C narrated a heart touching Patriotic Poem to remind everyone about the sacrifices made and struggles faced by the great freedom fighters of our country. The students of Asha Kiran presented a beautiful dance performance to the tune of “Desh Mera Rangila…” as an ode to the diversity in the food, clothes, lifestyle and religion of the people of India.

Yashaswi Gautaum of Class VI C updated the assembly with some interesting facts pertaining to the Independence of our country. Snigdha Varshney of Class VI C puzzled everyone by asking some General Knowledge based questions.

Dance is the most beautiful form of expression of human’s feelings. An overwhelming dance performance to the patriotic song was presented by students of Class IV and V. The students of Class III and IV sang a melodious song portraying their love for their country. Anant Bhargava of Class V A presented an inspiring speech on the event of our glorious Independence. The students of Class I and II with our National Flag in their hands presented an action based song.

Sanidhaya Khare spoke about the essence of Janmashtami. To further highlight story of Lord Krishna’s birth and his life, the students of Preparatory Class and Class Nursery presented a dance performance which captivated the minds and hearts of all the viewers with their innocence.

Our respected Headmistress Ma’am also added to the message of Independence by highlighting the struggles of our great freedom fighters and by reminding the students that each one has a duty to perform for their motherland by being honest and responsible citizens of the country.

SPECIAL ASSEMBLY-RAKSHABANDHAN AND SANSKRIT DIWAS SESSION 2017-18

On 4th August 2017, a special assembly was held in Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing, to celebrate Rakshabandhan presented by the Jhelum House students and Sanskrit Diwas by the students opting Sanskrit as their third language. The comparer, Aditya Agarwal of Class VI excellently hosted the program. A beautiful thought was given by Gauri Jadon of Class VI. The news headlines were presented by Riddhi Gupta of Class IV. Shivashish Agarwal gave an impressive speech on the importance of Sanskrit Diwas. A few general knowledge questions based on the themes were put up by Rishabh Prakash of Class IV. A dance depicting the love of a brother and a sister was presented by the students of Class III of Jhelum House.

Our Headmistress, Ms. Bhavana Bhardwaj concluded the assembly by adding the essence of “Rakshabandhan”. She said that “All the brothers ought to love their sisters unconditionally, respect and protect them at all times”. She also emphasized the importance of Sanskrit language in keeping our cultural tradition alive in today’s world.

COUNSELLING SESSION BY DR. ASHA RATHI SESSION 2017-18
Resource Person:- Dr. Asha Rathi
Venue:- DPS Junior Wing
Date:- 3rd August 2017
Members Attended:- Girl Students of Class 5 and 6

A counselling session for girl students was held by Dr. Asha Rathi. She made the students aware about the social, emotional and physical values of the current society. She suggested the students that they should be aware of the modern technology and should use laptop and mobile but under the parents guidance. Stress was also laid on reading good books rather than playing video games or watching T.V. Dr. Rathi also spoke about the balanced diet a girl child should take. She emphasized on fruits, cereals, green vegetables intake so that the hemoglobin should be maintained as it is major cause of fatigue, tiredness and lack of concentration. The children should do lot of physical exercise to maintain the body. After this, she spoke about the major changes in the body and how it often results in insecurities, emotional trouble and self-consciousness. The students were also told that morality, justice, truthfulness, love, sacrifices are of great need for good, peaceful and disciplined life. The students were said to maintain closer relationship with their parents and in case they feel anything they should feel free to share their problems and find a solution. Later on, she cleared the queries of the students and ended the session with positive note that “Say no to Stress”.

SPECIAL ASSEMBLY OF FRENCH DAY SESSION 2017-18

To mark the day when constitutional monarchy came to be established in France, every year the day of 14th July is celebrated as Bastille Day. In Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing too the students of French language organized a special assembly on that day this year. The comparing was ably done by Ishaan Singh and Aadya of Class VI. Riya Singh of Class VI presented a beautiful thought. The news headlines was read out by Shreyash Saxena of Class VI. Mansi Pathak of Class VI asked some General Knowledge Questions related to the theme. Kratika Chandel of Class VI gave a heart whelming speech. To wind up the assembly Vrinda Agarwal recited a beautiful poem. The Headmistress, Ms. Bhardwaj congratulated everyone for their wonderful efforts.

SPECIAL ASSEMBLY OF WORLD POPULATION DAY

“World Population Day” a day of great concern in the world scenario, was celebrated in Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing on 11 July 2017. A assembly was conducted by the students of class III to emphasize the importance of this day. Students presented interesting facts, G.K. questions and inspiring thoughts on rising population. Various ill effects of rapidly increasing world population were displayed by raising placards by the students. Head Mistress Ms. Bhavana Bhardwaj told students that being large in number is not a problem if we maintain a quality. So we must ensure to provide basic amenities to people and make them cultured, healthy and employed.

SPECIAL ASSEMBLY OF MOTHERS DAY SESSION 2017-18

“I got to grow up with a mother who taught me to believe in me”

Mother’s Day is observed every year on the second Sunday in May. It is a time to honor mothers, grandmothers, and great-grandmothers for their contribution to family and society. It is a great opportunity to say thanks for all the wonderful things our mothers do for us. It is a day to celebrate and show gratitude and respect to our guardian angels.

Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing organized a special programme on Mother’s Day on 12th May 2017. It was time of awe and amazement as the students of Ravi House presented a special assembly on the occasion.

The assembly was anchored by Rohan Bansal of Class V. A beautiful thought was presented by Nitya Sadani of Class VI. Riyaan Upadhyay of Class VI updated all with the current affairs while delivering the news headlines. Tanmay Gupta of Class III asked some interesting questions to the students and the teachers. Some very interesting facts related to Mother’s Day were brought to notice by Ishaan Singh of Class VI. Maryam Mansoor of Class V in her speech highlighted the importance of mothers in our lives.

A beautiful song ‘Jab Chot kabhi mere lag jati thi’ was beautifully sung by Vrinda Agarwal of Class V and her group. The highlight of the assembly was a mesmerizing and heart rending dance drama presented by the students to show the sacrifices of a mother and her emotional bonding with her child.

It was an emotional moment when the song ‘Meri Maa’ was played. All had tears of happiness and joy in their eyes. It was a moment which would be treasured eternally.

Mother’s love is unconditional. To celebrate this day of love, the children also did a hands-on activity, where they made lovely cards and beautiful works of craft and took them home as a surprise to their mothers.

SPECIAL HOUSE ASSEMBLY BY GANGA HOUSE CELEBRATING RED CROSS DAY 2017-18

On 5th May 2017, an interesting and informative Special Assembly was presented by Ganga House on the occasion of Red Cross Day. Red Cross Day which is celebrated the world over on 8th May each year, is a time to remember the efforts of the Red Cross Society in uniting this world as one in their service to mankind.

The compares for the day Namya Rathi of Class VI A and Aadyam Saxena of Class V B confidently lead out the assembly. A very interesting thought of the day was presented by Rajat Sharma of Class IV B. Riddhi Gupta undated the assembly with the news headlines and interesting facts based on Red Cross Day was taken up by Sanidhya Upadhyaya of Class V A. An exhilarating Speech was presented by Shreyash Saxena of Class VI A who spoke on the solemnity and importance of the day.

A few students from different classes spoke about the objectives of Red Cross Society highlighted by banners. After giving out enough information to the students, few General Knowledge question were asked based on Red Cross by Akansha Singh of Class VI C. A dance presentation entitled “The Power of Humanity” highlighted the objectives of Red Cross Society.

To wind it up, Siddhi Agarwal of Class III B gave a very informative presentation on “What is meant by First Aid?” and the contents of a First Aid Box. Arush Godani of Class IV A led the assembly in taking a pledge for all to be actively involved in helping the mankind in every way possible.

Over all it was an interesting assembly with lots of information for the young minds to absorb and retain in their minds forever.

EARTH DAY CELEBRATION AT DPS ALIGARH – AN INITIATIVE OF CHENAB HOUSE 2017-18

“You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” — Jane Goodall

The family of DPS Aligarh, Junior Wing celebrated “The Earth Day” on 21st April 2017. With the humble aim of generating awareness amongst the students, the Chenab house of DPS Junior Wing proudly presented a wonderful morning assembly which was an ode to Mother Earth in its truest sense. In her introductory message the Headmistress of our school- Ms. Bhavna Bhardawaj requested all the students to be responsible towards Mother Earth. The special assembly was hosted by Aadya of Class VI. The thought of the day was presented by Dhwani Varshney of Class VI. Saksham Jain of Class V brought the latest in news to the assembly in a much focused tone. The participants of Chenab House also provided the assembly with some very interesting facts which was presented by Sanidhya Khare of Class V. Bhumika Singh of Class VI asked some very interesting questions to set the minds at work. Daksh Mishra of Class VI very strongly and positively presented his views on “Saving Mother Earth” in the form of speech. Students took a pledge to incorporate the three R’s –‘Reduce, Reuse and Recycle’ in their daily routines in an effort to save our planet.

The air was filled with spiritual vibes as the children chanted the bhoomimantra. It is of utmost importance to take a stand now to save our mother Earth from pollution, population explosion, global warming etc. This message was explicitly portrayed in a dance presented by the students of Chenab House set to the tune of song ‘Na Kato Mujhe Bada Dukhta Hai’  The assembly ended with the students displaying placards showing the ways to protect the earth.

Various activities were organized for the special day which included tree plantation, poster and collage making and beautiful craft activities. The overall message conveyed through the various activities is to join our hands together on this auspicious day to make our Earth a better place to live in for the present and future generations.

ORIENTATION PROGRAMME SESSION 2017-18

An orientation programme was held on 20th April 2017 in D.P.S. Aligarh, Junior Wing for the new parents of all children enrolled in the session 2017-18. The purpose of this event was to share information regarding the working environment of the school and about making the parents aware of the system and feel a part of our DPS family.

The session was started with a welcome speech by the Head Mistress Ma’am Ms. Bhavana Bharadwaj.

The programme had three phases .The first phase was conducted by Ms. Neema Saraswat wherein all apprehensions and fear of students coming to a new school, all expectations of school from child and parent and expectations of parent from school were discussed. She also made parents aware about the school policies and its salient features.

Second phase was conducted by Ms. Nishtha Jain in which she showcased glimpses of different function and activities held in school and how it is used to develop different managerial skills in the students and also help in overall grooming of child.

In third phase the changed examination system was explained by Ms. Pooja Bhargava. She discussed the examination criteria separately for classes playgroup-class II and III to class VI.

It was quite an interactive session in which parents had taken part enthusiastically. Queries were also answered by the Headmistress Ma’am.

RANG RANGEELA-“INTERACTION AND FUN TIME” 2017-18

“Rang Rangeela” – a galaevent was organized by Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing on 8th March 2017 for the parents of the students belonging to Class II. The programme was organized with the purpose of educating the parents with respect to the transition from Class II to Class III that their children would soon face. The programme also aimed at sharing the essence of the festival of Holi with the parents i.e. the mothers of the students who were invited to be present in traditional costumes. The day also being Woman’s Day evoked a spirit of womanhood and pride in the hearts of all.

The comparers Ms. Rashmi Upadhyay and Ms. Sunita Agarwal excellently walked the audience through the various events of the day. Some teachers of the school presented a special number- a song entitled “Hum Sab Bhartiya Hai”. Head Mistress Ma’am Ms. Bhavana Bhardwaj spoke about the responsibilities of the parents and teachers towards a successful transition of the students from Class II to Class III where they will be introduced to an array of changes i.e. introduction of assessment, different subject teachers etc. She highlighted that the duty sets on our shoulders to help the students adopt and cope well with the new curriculum for their betterment.

The parents were also involved in different presentations. The students of Class II presented a beautiful folk lore about Holi. They looked beautiful dressed in coloured attires that shone like a rainbow. Some fun activities were also conducted by Ms. Poonam Chaturvedi and Ms. Pooja Bhargava to lighten the mood. The parents enjoyed the activities and were very appreciative of the entire day’sprogramme. The parents were presented with a sapling as a token of appreciation. To conclude some of the parents were called on the stage to speak about their experiences. They were very happy and narrated their wonderful experience at DPS and how they were proud of educating their children in such a prestigious institution.