Indraprastha World School, Paschim Vihar New Delhi celebrated annual day on November 26. The programme commenced with Vishnave Namah, an invocation to God. School director- principal Dr Rajesh Hassija, accorded a formal welcome to the chief guest Arvinder Singh Lovely (Minister Of Education) and guest of honour S Senadhira (minister Counsellor, High Commission Of Sri Lanka). School chairman and chairperson Mr and Mrs A S Rana were also present. School head boy D Aditya Bhardwaj and head girl Richa Jha presented the annual report. Academic achievers were duly awarded. The cultural treat offered a dramatisation of ‘Dr Faustus’ and a dance -drama in Hindi. The guest of honour invited Indraprastha to initiate partnership with Srilanka. School vice-principal Shikha Arora offered the vote of thanks.
DAV Pushpanjali hosted the CBSE Heritage Quiz (2010-11) zonal final on November 20 for Delhi Zone. Sugandh Sharma (EO-CBSE representative) and Gautam Bose (from Greyeells Pvt Ltd) was the quiz master. Both were welcomed by school principal Sneh Verma. Six teams participating in the quiz were Vidya Bharti-Rohini, DPS-Rohini, Rukmini Devi Public School, DPS-Dwarka, New Era Public School and the host school. The host school stood second while New Era Public School stood first and reached the final zonal round.
St Michael’s Sr Sec School, Pusa Road celeberated its annual day on November 14. The day marked 30 years of commitment and services. Vineet Joshi, chairman CBSE was the chief guest. The guests of honour were Rev Fr Vincent M Concessao, Archbishop of Delhi, the Auxiliary Bishop Rev Fr Franco Mulakkal. Special invitees included sisters from various schools. The school presented ‘Michaelites High School Musical’, directed by George Pulinkala and choreographed by Chittranjan Nayak. School principal Rev Fr Vincent D’ Souza thanked all.
Ashish Gautam and Divya Singh (class X) of St Martin’s Public School, Paschim Vihar with their exhibit ‘Fighting Malaria’ emerged victorious in Jawaharlal Nehru Science Exhibition at Centre Level. Their model has also been selected for state level. Shaheed Rajpal DAV Public School, Dayanand Vihar hosted an inter-school competitions ‘Arpan-2010’ on Dec 1. Three hundred students from schools of Delhi/NCR participated in Shaheed Rajpal Memorial competition, Sudesh Sekhri Memorial competition and Tarun Hans on-the-spot painting competition. Students participated in face to face competition for classes VI-VIII and Hindi play competition for senior group classes IX-XII. Amit Saxena and Sangeeta Saxena from NSD, Mrs Singhal (former vice-principal, Govt School and state awardee), Mrs Samidha (dept of English, RPVV), Mr Sudhir (free lance artist, Gurgaon) and Mahmood Ahmed (Jamia Milia Islamia) judged the events. School principal Renu Laroiya appreciated the performances.
Students of Indraprastha International School, Dwarka enchants all Indraprastha International School, Sec-10, Dwarka celebrated its annual day at Talkatora Stadium on December 10. Rina Ray (principal secretary at culture and chief electoral officer, Delhi) was the chief guest. School chairperson and chairman Mrs and Mr A S Rana along with director Dr Rajesh Hassija and principal Rajeev Chauhan welcomed the dignitaries. The event commenced with a welcome song and an invocation dance. Urmimala Sudhakar, Guneet Kaur and Taruna Monga presented the annual report. Meritorious students were felicitated by the school. Prize distribution ceremony was followed by the release of school magazine. The ballet ‘The ultimate gift’, coordinated by Meena Awasthi and Damanjeet Kaur enthralled all. The cultural bonanza offered various performances.
Sumermal Jain Public School, Janakpuri (Junior wing) organised various cultural items on the values of integrated family. Grandparents of students also took part in various activities like, singing, dancing, sports and quiz competitions. School director Dr G R Kanwal and headmistress Rachna Mahajan spoke about the philanthropic mission and the community service vision of school chairman K L Jain.
Army Public School, Dhaula Kuan bagged the rolling trophy for the national English debate competition for the 3rd time under the guidance of Ms Geetanjali. The participants also carried away three special prizes. The debate was conducted by the Army Welfare Education Society (AWES) held at Army Public School, Shankar Vihar. Lt P C Bhardwaj PVSM, AVSM, VRC, SC, VSM, ADC, Vice Chief of Army Staff was the chief guest. The topic for the debate was ‘Today’s children need skills, not talent’. Rachika Trehan and Bani Baine of APS, DK were declared the best speaker ‘For’ and ‘Against’ the motion. Shashank Singh of APS, DK also won the best interjector award. They received a cash prize of Rs 30000. APS, Nagrota; APS, Roorkee; APS, Bangalore; APS, Shillong; APS, Mathura Cantt and APS, DK were the winning teams from the six commands of the Army.
S N Sidheshwar Sr Sec School, Gurgaon organised achievers award cum closing ceremony of sports day. Chief guest Anita Sheoran (CWG gold medalist in free style wrestling championship) was honoured with a shawl, memento and a cheque of Rs 11000. Sitaram Singla (patron of the school) presided over the function. School principal Sangita Sabarwal welcomed all. President of School Managing Committee, Ram Kishan Gupta gave the welcome speech. Scholar coats were given to ten toppers of each class from VI-VIII. Meritorious students of XI and XII received incentives and merit certificates. Class XI students scoring 90% and above were honoured with free education and Rs 1000. The pass outs of XII 2010 scoring 90% and above in CBSE were honoured with reimbursement of fee + Rs 1000 and merit certificates. Teachers were honoured with cash prizes and appreciation letters. Aravali house was the winner of the year. The students of Shikha Deeksha, a bridge school for the wards of the underprivileged were given winter uniforms by the management members.