“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.
For the academic session 2016-17 the much awaited cock house trophy was awarded on 22nd February 2017 in the morning assembly at Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing. Everyone waited anxiously to hear the result. All the four houses- Chenab, Ganga, Ravi and Jhelum house fought neck to neck in every inter house competition. In the end this year Chenab House lifted the coveted Cock House trophy. The result were as follows-
- Chenab House
- Ravi House
- Jhelum House
- Ganga House
On 22nd February 2017, teachers, and students of class VI, batch of 2016-17 assembled in the afternoon at the basement of Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing to celebrate an occasion of an end and of a beginning, the end of a safely supervised school life and a beginning of a life of a teenager in the senior wing.
The ceremony began with a few words from our respected Headmistress, Ms. Bhavana Bhardwaj. She wished the students luck in life and urged them to do well in their future. All the class teachers of the four sections of Class VI blessed the children for the new school life ahead. The school Head Boy and the Head Girl thanked the school staff for organizing the ceremony and blessing them for their future. The children were each given a lighted candle to mark the carrying away of the light of knowledge they had assembled at school and to illuminate the worlds that they will touch.
The students were blessed by their class teachers with tilak on their foreheads and sweets were offered to them. Cards carrying inspirational messages were given to each one of them.
It was then that the students felt the real pain of separation and grief washing over them. They felt desperate to hold on to these last few precious moments of togetherness and tears rolled down their cheeks. The teachers had to take heart and wish them all the luck and love in the world to make their fortune outside. There ended a beautiful day marked with both happiness and sorrow and lots and lots of love.
Date: 18th February 2017
The students of Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing, presented a street play entitled “Digital India” at two different venues in Aligarh on 18th of February 2017. The Street Play group, comprising of students from Classes V and VI (a total of 23 students), performed this play in mother tongue Hindi to focus on the vision of Digital India and its broad perspective in terms of the development of our country and the benefits of its citizens.
The first venue was at Rathi Hospital Agra Road at 11: 30 a.m., where the Chief Guest Dr. Asha Rathi graced the occasion with her presence and the second at Delhi Public School City Office at 12:00 noon, where the Guest of Honour, Mr.Vijay Batham, a successful Business Man encouraged the students with his auspicious presence during the performance. Also, to boost up the vigor of the students were present our respected Pro Vice Chairman Mr. Swapnil Jain and SMC member Mrs. Priya Jain. The student’s attire was coordinated and many of them held placards with quotes on Digital India.With the help of innovative songs, actions and dialogues, the play emphasized the need to “Go Digital”.
The group performed remarkably and justified their aim of raising awareness among the people of Aligarh towards the increasing demand to go digital in all their transactions involving money.The audience enjoyed and appreciated the performance with a positive verve and even pledged to help change the attitude so that our country can change for the better.
An Exhibition held on 15th February 2017 and 16th February 2017 in Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing focussed on ingraining a scientific and creative attitude in our young students to make them comprehend their theoretical knowledge by a hands-on experience. The exhibition seeked to engage children and teachers to synergise experiences and motivate each other to design and develop something novel. Several displays dotted several sections of school with participation ranging from classes III to VI.
The students showcased their talents in Science, Mathematics, Languages and Social Science. Our honourable Chief Guest for the occasion was Mrs. and Mr. Yog Bhargava – respected grandparents of one of our students who really took great interest in looking at each and every display.
The science models were really astonishing with working and non-working models with a wide range of topics such as rainwater harvesting, windmills, hydroelectricity, working of electronic gadgets like fan, coolers, heaters and experiments showing density of various liquids, air pressure and many more. Students dressed up as scientists displayed the great discoveries by famous scientists.
The students displayed a wide array of social science models- working and non working based on a variety of topics like monsoon winds in India, volcanic eruptions, tsunami, solar system, air pollution, global warming, working of dams and landforms like deserts, islands, volcanic mountains and many more.
In Mathematics, students displayed great innovation by making models and interesting games on subjects like addition and subtraction, integers, tables, place value system and weights and measures.
The language corner had interesting charts, tables and models in English, Hindi, Urdu, Sanskrit and French.
The Exhibition was a huge success. Parents who visited the exhibition applauded the efforts of the students and teachers. Enthusiasm and effervescence overflowed amongst students and their teachers.
“The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them”.
To ensure that the students get access to the best books for their reading levels and interests, three days book fair was organized by Scholastic India at the basement hall of Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing from 2nd February 2017 to 4th February 2017.
The signal went loud and clear 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 school Principal, Mrs. Pallavi Upadhyay 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 4 th February 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. A lucky draw was organised by the scholastic group for book lovers and prices won for maximum purchases.
The fair was a huge success. It reflected on the interest in reading books among children inspite of their busy schedule and the digitized world to which they are exposed.
Basant Panchami a day marking the onset of spring and also dedicated to Maa Saraswati (the goddess of knowledge & learning) was celebrated in school with traditional fervor on 1st February 2017. Entire staff was dressed in bright yellow which signify the brilliance of nature and vibrancy of life.
The assembly themed Basant Panchami was conducted by the students of Ravi and Chenab House. The goddess Saraswati was invoked by a beautiful and melodious Saraswati Vandana by the students. The compering was ably done by Uttkrasht Srijan Sharma from Class VI B. A pious thought was given by Lakshya Agrawal of VI-C. The news headlines was read by Akshat Sharma of Class VI-D. General Knowledge questions related to the festival was asked by Miley Aditya of Class VI-A.
Mr. G.K. Pandey from the Hindi Department recited shlokas and mantras and did the Puja. All the teachers worshiped the Goddess in our traditional Indian manner complete with tika, diya and sweets. Our school premises was filled with spiritual vibes. A mesmerizing dance performance by the girls of Class VI enchanted the audience. Ms. Puja Bhargava spoke on the importance of the festival.
The Headmistress, Ms. Bhavana Bhardwaj wished everyone on the occasion and blessed the students.
The 69th Republic Day of India was celebrated at Delhi Public School Aligarh, Junior Wing with a great deal of patriotic zeal and fervour. The day began with the hoisting of the Indian flag by our Headmistress, Ms. Bhavana Bhardwaj followed by the National Anthem. Ms. Manisha Sharma from the English Department ably held the reins of compering.
The teachers of our school dressed in the various colors of the tricolor presented the patriotic song “Bharat Humko Jaan Se Pyaara Hai”. Our Headmistress spoke to the gathering about the sanctity of the occasion and the role played by the constitution makers. In her speech, she reiterated the importance of education and the role of teachers in molding the young minds, preparing them to lead the country towards development.
A broad smile could be seen on everyone’s face the teachers dispersed with the image of the fluttering tricolor in their minds.
Date: 22-12-2016 & 23-12-2016
Christmas is a festival which is celebrated fantastically by the whole family where the grandparents are an important link between children and their parents. They play a vital role in providing values in their grandchildren. To make them feel special, D.P.S. Aligarh, Junior Wing had organized two days programme “CHRISTMAS SHOW”.
The corridors and the hall were beautifully decorated with the craftwork of the students such as bells, stars and Christmas wreaths to welcome the grandparents. The show was initiated with candle lighting by grandparents. Then H.M. Ma’am delivered a welcome speech seeking guidelines from the grandparents. She also threw light on different activities which are held in school. Subsequently students of Nursery and Prep Classes presented a dance performance.
In D.P.S., apart from different activities, we also teach children about language, customs, traditions, food etc. of different countries. Students of Nursery to Class II presented a small performance in different languages of countries like France, Germany, Japan and Russia. Grandparents were very amazed with this presentation. A small skit based on the birth of Jesus was enacted by the students of Class II. Grandparents became mesmerized when a student of Class Nursery Master Arsh Bhargava narrated an English story.
Later on girls of Class I and II performed an energetic dance. In between the programme, different games were conducted in which grandparents enthusiastically took part and later winners were given gifts. The programme was hosted by students of Class II Trapti, Mehul and Vishesh.
Ayan expressed hearty thanks to all grandparents on behalf of D.P.S. Aligarh, Junior Wing. The children were also blessed by some of the grandparents. They came forward and expressed their feelings and shared their views. All the grandparents were very glad with the whole days’ performances. They became emotional at the time of departure when their grandchildren presented handmade paintings to them.
A special assembly on ‘Deepawali’ was conducted by the students of Classes Nursery – II on 27th October – 2016, to create awareness about the various facets of this profound festival.
The assembly was ably compered by Vasu Varshney and Anushka Sharma of Class II – B. It began with a pious thought by Rudra Kaushik of Class II – A followed by the news headlines by Vishesh Vijay also from Class II – A. A fine speech was delivered by Trapti Upadhyay of Class II – C giving a lot of information to the students about the festival. A few interesting facts based on the festival were given by Jayesh Verma of Class II – A. Arohi Jain II – A tested the knowledge of the students by asking a few G.K. questions on deepawali.
The venue was also dotted with students holding placards with slogans about the ill effects of burning crackers and emphasizing the positive effects of celebrating an eco- friendly Deepawali.
A few students dressed up as Lord Rama, Sita, Lakshman, Lord Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi captured the attention of the audience as they entered the stage.
Not to be left behind, the students of Classes Nursery and Prep adorned the stage with colourful traditional attire. Anjani Singh of Nursery mesmerized the audience with a beautiful bhajan in praise of Lord Ganesha.
The Headmistress, Ms. Bhavana Bhardwaj appreciated the assembly, applauded the performers and encouraged students to celebrate a pollution-free Deepawali.
Today at D.P.S Junior Wing Aligarh an orientation programme was conducted for the parents of new students from Classes Nursery to II who have joined D.P.S. in the session 2016-17. The purpose of the day was to make our parents feel familiar to the pattern of the school. Our parents were warmly welcomed by our Headmistress Madam, Ms. Bhavana Bhardwaj. The presentation was given by Ms. Neema Saraswat, Ms. Sunita Agarwal, Ms.Nishtha Jain and Ms. Pooja Bhargava. They enlightened the parents about the various aspects of the education system followed at D.P.S. and the ways to take care of children at home.They were also told about importance of nutrition and the assessment pattern followed. The parents were happy and satisfied with the orientation programme.