Modern School,Vasant Vihar,celebrated Independence Day on August 10,2013. The chief guest was General Bikram Singh,PVSM,UYSM,AVSM,SM,VSM,ADC,Chief of Army Staff. Others who graced the occasion were Subroto Mitra,AVSM,SM,VSM,GOC,Delhi Area,Mr A P Singh,President,Board of Trustees,Modern Schools,Mrs Anuradha Singh,Chairperson,Managing Committee,Modern School,Vasant Vihar. The principal warmly welcomed the august gathering. She dedicated the programme to the martyrs,who have laid down their lives for the country. In her welcome address,she introduced General Bikram Singh as a soldiers soldier and an individual with a razor-sharp memory. The unfurling of the national flag by the chief guest and singing of the national anthem filled everyone with patriotic spirit. In his speech,General Bikram Singh highlighted certain core values one should imbibe. These being: integrity,duty,courage,honour,loyalty and allegiance. He stated,When love and duty are one,there will be a grace in you that surpasses all.
Principal,St. Mark’s School,felicitated
Anjali Aggarwal,Principal,St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School,Meera Bagh,was recently felicitated at Journey to NASA-Astronomy Olympiad Award Ceremony by Orange Education. Orange Education hosts the largest astronomy Olympiad competition. The evening also saw the presence of several other dignitaries from the education sector,notably Mr Vineet Joshi,Chairman,CBSE,who inaugurated the event.
Somerville,Noida,pays homage to Kargil heroes
To mark the 14th anniversary of the day when Indian soldiers gallantly fought and pushed Pakistani intruders and soldiers back from the icy heights of Kargil,Somerville School,Noida,paid a poignant homage to the Kargil martyrs. A special assembly was organised on July 25 by Class XII students.
Principal Arul Raj and Vice Principal Aparna Magee lit the candle and laid marigold flowers in remembrance of the 527 martyrs of Kargil. A documentary film showing the hair-raising capture of Tiger Hill,the sacrifice made by Capt. Vikram Batra brought tears to everyones eyes. The students recounted the actions of the daredevils just before they breathed their last,the moving words of these young men to their parents before they left their homes to answer the call of duty; Capt. Vijayant Thapars last letter to his parents; and many more. All present were urged to light a candle at the entrance to their homes at 8 pm on Kargil Day,July 26,say a little prayer and place a flower next to the candle in memory of the bravehearts.
Kavi sammelan at DPS,RK Puram
Delhi Public School,RK Puram,under the guidance of Principal D R Saini,celebrated Independence Day with a lot of enthusiasm. Hindi,Social Studies and Art departments organised different activities,which filled the students and teachers with a sense of patriotism. Students of Class X recited self-composed poems at a kavi sammelan. Class IX students sang various patriotic songs. Students of Class XI presented a nukkad natak; the Social Studies department organised a quiz and debate on the national movement.
Commerce fest at Birla Vidya Niketan
Birla Vidya Niketan,Pushp Vihar,organised an inter-school commerce fest KREOIS-2013 on August 19. Dr P C Jain,Principal,SRCC,graced the occasion as the chief guest. The eminent judges for the occasion were Mr Minoo Nandrajog,Prof. NCERT,Ms Simrit Kaur,Prof. FMS,Mr Dinesh Madan,Secretary,Commerce Teachers Association,and Ms Priya Bisaria,Assistant Manager,KPMG. Indian School was awarded with the Best Speaker prize and the Best Interjector award was won by the host team,Birla Vidya Niketan,and then passed on to the runner-up,Sardar Patel Vidyalaya. In Bosses of the Future,the first prize was bagged by Sardar Patel Vidyalaya and Amity International,Pushp Vihar. Principal,Minakshi Kushwaha,and Vice Principal,Desmond DMonte,congratulated all the participating schools. Dr P C Jain lauded the participants and the host school.
Delhi Public School,Rajnagar,Ghaziabad,celebrated Independence Day with patriotic fervour and great enthusiasm on August 15. The programme began with the unfurling of the national flag by Principal Shashi Ranjan to the beats of the school marching band. After the national anthem,the principal addressed the august gathering. The principal asked the students to be patriotic in all their deeds by being disciplined,unselfish and broadminded in their approach towards life. Headmistress Anita Singh proposed the vote of thanks. The programme ended with Vandematram.
Math fest at Amity School,Noida
Amity International School,Noida,organised a three-day exhibition and symposium Mathamity to promote excellence in mathematics and help students explore the magic of numbers. It is an initiative of the schools founder-president Ashok K. Chauhan and Chairperson Amita Chauhan,who with their innovative ideas have set new parameters of academic excellence. The exhibition was inaugurated by Principal Renu Singh.
Pickle and chutney making enterprise
St. Marys School,Dwarka,has started a project called Pickle and Chutney Making Enterprise. It is a project aimed at imparting entrepreneurship skills to students. The school says the project will provide them with hands-on experience on various entrepreneurial qualities like authority,responsibility and accountability. Under the guidance of the teachers,teams of students are actively involved in the planning,production,financing and marketing of the products. Ms Anjili Sarah Mathew,academic co-ordinator of the school,is director of the enterprise.
Munshi Premchand Day at GD Salwan
Students of G D Salwan Public School were exposed to the finest expressions in Hindi language on the occasion of Munshi Premchand Diwas. The programme commenced with the lighting of the lamp by the school Principal,Ms Vijay Laxmi Singh,and Ms Rekha Sharma,head of the department (Hindi),followed by a prayer,Teri hai zameen,tera aasman,by the school choir. The importance of laughter in todays stressful life is definitely important this was the motive behind the organisation of the Hasya Kavi Sammelan,which was proved very well by the participants. Finally,the school principal honoured the prize winners. The principal applauded the efforts of the participants and encouraged other students to come forward and participate,as participation is important than winning.
Interact Club investiture ceremony at Red Roses
On August 8,2013,15 deserving young students of Red Roses Public School,Saket,were bestowed with the responsibility of leading their school to achieve the motto of Rotary Club,New Delhi Engage Rotary,Change Lives. The ceremony began with the lighting of the lamp. Rtn. Surendra Singh,President,Rotary Club of New Delhi,congratulated the ongoing members for the good work done by them during the year 2012-13 and apprised the new members about the philosophy of Rotary Club and expectations from the new officebearers.
The newly elected president of Red Roses Interact Club presented his future plans and took oath with his fellow club members. The position holders were pinned by the visiting Rotarians and the headmaster of the school,Mr N S Yadav. Past president Rtn. Vimal Gupta presented a memento to the school principal,Ms Anuradha Mehta,and she concluded the ceremony with a vote of thanks.