School Notes : Dance drama on works of Tagore at DPS,Rohini

A team of 15 students and two teachers,along with principal Rita Sen,was invited to present a dance drama Ananya,based on the works of Rabindranath Tagore,at the opening ceremony of educational fair,Didacta in Hanover,Germany,from February 12-18.

Written by Express News Service | New Delhi | Published:February 27, 2012 1:03 am

Dance drama on works of Tagore at DPS,Rohini

A team of 15 students and two teachers,along with principal Rita Sen,was invited to present a dance drama Ananya,based on the works of Rabindranath Tagore,at the opening ceremony of educational fair,Didacta in Hanover,Germany,from February 12-18.

Springdales bids farewell to graduating students

Springdales School,Dhaula Kuan,bid adieu to the graduating class of 2012 on February 18,2012. Present on this nostalgic occasion were the proud parents of the outgoing batch,members of the school management board and other distinguished guests. The guest of honour for the evening was Dr Abid Hussain,economist,civil servant and diplomat who,in his address to the students,said that we must dream to attain the stars under the moon,dream to march forward,and make our country the best without compromising on our moral values and ethics. The school principal,Dr Jyoti Bose,read out a citation for each student — affirming their contribution to the school and community and applauded them for their achievements. Expressing her faith in today’s youth,she said that at a time when our world is wounded and needs healing,our children need to go out as good individuals,as young and aware citizens and as caring members of the humankind family. Poignant tributes were paid by the students of Class XII to their alma mater,and representatives of the parent body thanked the school for shaping their children into caring,sensitive and aware human beings. In the soft light of the traditional earthenware lamps which they placed around a globe epitomizing the school motto Vasudhev Kutumbkam,the students of Class XII pledged to earnestly work towards building a better and brighter world. The touching ceremony concluded with the induction of the students to the Old Springdalian Association. The children linked arms with their classmates and teachers and sang Auld Lang Syne.

Birla Vidya Niketan holds career orientation workshop

BVN organised a career orientation workshop for students of Class X on February 17,2012,conducted by eminent counselor Asha Nayar,the Head of Career Milestones,and director of Jagrit. The principal,M Kushwaha,welcomed the gathering and underscored the fact that while academic pressure has reduced with the new holistic approach to education,the pressures and competitions in life continue to exist and need to be accepted. The interactive session aimed at equipping the students to analyse their strengths and gain control over their life by planning their career carefully. Mrs. Asha Nayar offered a three step formula to chart one’s career course-identifying one’s aptitude and reaffirming it through opinions,second,by researching careers options for different streams extensively,thirdly,linking aptitude with the best career option. She informed students about the wide array of careers and urged them to go beyond the conventional choices. She guided them,step by step,through the whole process of identifying the most suitable career and back-up plan. She concluded with encouraging children to pursue their beautiful dreams by turning a deaf ear to negativity. The school counselor,Amrita Singh,thanked Nayar for the very insightful and absorbing session.

Tagore International School celebrates Dharohar-2012

What better way to pay tribute to Delhi than to have a performing arts festival with ‘100 years of Delhi’ as its theme? Dharohar-2012 — The Performing Arts Festival of Tagore International School,Vasant Vihar,saw students of Class I to V present the various facets of Delhi,including its history,rulers,diverse culture, various means of transportation,and lifeline — the Yamuna — through a chain of performances that touched upon theatre,poetry,public speaking,dance,vocals and instrumentals,besides painting and an arts and craft exhibition. So wide was the canvas that the guests of honour,who were the proud parents,were enthralled by the entire presentation. The festival itself is a culmination of the year-long activities and effort put in during the weekly performing art and club-activity classes for the students through the session. It was not only the creativity in the way each aspect of Delhi’s history,present and past was presented but also the innovative techniques adopted, the riot of colours and the smiling,confident faces of the students.

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