Leaders conclave at Modern School ends

The third and concluding day of the Young Leaders Conclave at Modern School Vasant Vihar commenced with the arrival of students from Holton Arms School

Published: August 12, 2013 12:10 am

The third and concluding day of the Young Leaders Conclave at Modern School Vasant Vihar commenced with the arrival of students from Holton Arms School,USA,who were greeted by the students and teachers of MSVV in a traditional manner. The participants of the conclave then showcased their presentations to Dr Siddharth Sahni,Consultant,Surgical Oncology. The chief guest for the day,Dr Kiran Bedi,was warmly greeted by Principal Ms Meenakshi Sahni. Dr Bedi stated that she was impressed by the idea of the conclave. She expressed that such conclaves were the most practical way of teaching leadership qualities. Appreciating the theme,‘Leadership with a Conscience’,she stated that a leader was a person with a conscience. She concluded by saying that one should make conscience a part of one’s DNA,and instill it in the very fibre of one’s being. Mr A.P. Singh,President,Board of Trustees,Modern Schools,said,“There is a fine line between a human being and being human. There is a path between these two that requires continuous perseverance.”

Investiture ceremony at DPS,Raj Nagar

On July 19,DPSRN successfully held its second investiture ceremony with great pride. The occasion was graced by reverend Father Binoy Joseph,besides other dignitaries. In keeping with the school’s motto ‘Service Before Self’,the students’ council for the session 2013-14 took oath to fulfill its responsibilities with precision and dignity. The posts of the school head boy and the head girl were graced by Anmol Goel and Priya Garg of grade XII respectively. Sashes and badges were conferred to captains and vice- captains of academics,cultural,sports and other disciplines and six houses of the school respectively. Principal Ms Shashi Ranjan’s speech was motivating. The chief guest blessed and wished the council members in their future endeavours. Students’ Council Advisor Ms Satinder Pal also spoke on the occassion.

Tennis tournament at Mount Carmel,Dwarka

Abhimanyu Dabas of Class 9 bagged the first position in boys under-16 category in the tennis tournament organised by OJAS Tennis Academy. He also won the third position in the 2nd Sara Open Tennis Tournament. Kavya Khirwar of Class 5 won the first position in girls under-16 category in the tennis tournament organised by OJAS Tennis Academy. She also bagged the second position in under-12 category. Dr V.K. Williams,Director,Mount Carmel School,congratulated all the participants and the winners.

Punjab Day celebrated at Maxfort School

A Diverse culture and an expansive range of festivals define India. Maxfort Rohini leaves no opportunity when it comes to celebrating the oneness of the nation. July 26,2013,was dedicated to the ‘State of Five Rivers’ Punjab. It was a day when the Maxfortians lived,ate,sang,danced and enjoyed in truly Sher-E-Punjab style. Parents and the entire Maxfort fraternity witnessed the event. Nukkad Natak,Gidda,portrayal of Jallianwala Bagh,Wagah border,Rock Garden and Character Parade added colour to the vibrant set up. Dancing,singing and celebrating life go hand in hand in Punjab. And the event tried to depict this. School Principal Ms Ragini Kaul congratulated the entire team for a spectacular performance and stressed on the basic mantra of success,“Together we stand and we will.”

Investiture event at DPS,Mathura Road

The Investiture Ceremony to honour the Prefectorial Body 2013-14 was organised by DPS Mathura Road on July 30,2013. The Chief Guest on the occasion was Shri Wajahat Habibullah,Chairman,Minorities Commission. Amongst the other dignitaries present were Rear Admiral (retd.) M.M. Chopra,Chairman,Managing Committee,DPS Mathura Road,and Vice-Chairman,DPS Society; Justice Najmi Waziri; members of PTA and the parents of the prefects. After the lighting of the lamp followed by an orchestra performance,Principal Shri M.I. Hussain addressed the gathering. He congratulated the appointees and called it a defining moment for them. Seventy-three appointees from classes 11 and 12 were conferred their positions by the chief guest. Shri Habibullah praised the school and stated that it was a symbol of the country’s progress. He administered the oath of office to the newly appointed Prefectorial Body. Admiral M.M. Chopra thanked the chief guest and added that children should grow up in a world where there were no differences or divisions. The head boy,Dhruv Chugh,and the head girl,Jhilmil Anurag,

expressed their heartfelt gratitude to their parents and school authorities for shaping them into what they

were today.The vote of thanks was given by Mrs Kusum Kathuria,the Vice-Principal.

Blood donation camp at Red Roses Public School

Interact Club of Red Roses Public School,Saket,organised a blood donation camp in the school premises,facilitated by the Rotary Blood Bank of Tughlakabad,which brought a state-of-the-art,well-equipped bus with four qualified doctors. School Principal Mrs Anuradha Mehta led the donors with her personal example. As many as 75 units of blood were collected from donors between 18 and 60 years of age. The Rotary Blood Bank termed it as a record for any school in Delhi so far. Encouraged by the response,the president of the Rotary Club of New Delhi,Rtn. Surender Singh,and the First Lady of the Rotary Club,Rtn. (Dr) Sangeeta Bansal,visited the camp and expressed their gratitude to the management of the school for successfully organising the camp. The camp also helped students become aware of their social responsibility.

ASN School celebrates Hindi month

In this modern world,while it is important to move with the times,it is equally important to remember our roots and be proud of our national language. With this in mind,ASN Senior Secondary School,Mayur Vihar 1,celebrated ‘Rashtriya Bhasha Ka Samman’. It was a month-long event,which was organised to sensitise the students on Hindi,India’s national language. To mark the occasion,various inter-house competitions were organised like ‘Kavya Goshti’ (poem recitation),in which the students recited poems on latest issues. The students put up an excellent performance,which was enjoyed by one and all. Principal Ms Sonia Luthra,addressing the students,said that as Hindi was our national language,in our thirst for exploring new horizons of knowledge and learning new languages,we should not forget our national language.

SPICMACAY programme at Bal Bharati,Pitampura

ON July 29,veteran artiste Ustad Abdul Rashid Khan Saheb performed in the auditorium of BBPS,Pitampura. Sporting silver locks,and a tiny wizened frame,he clean bowled the audience. Age was no deterrent to the Padma Bhushan awardee,Ustad Abdul Rashid Khan,as he sat cross legged and regaled the audience. An exponent of the Gwalior gharana,his vocal prowess left the audience spellbound. The programme was conducted under the aegis of SPICMACAY.

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