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MAY 2018

11th MAY 2018: SPECTRUM’18

Dancing is loftiest, the most moving, the most beautiful of the Arts, because it is no mere transition or abstraction from life, it is life itself. -Havelock Ellis, The Dance of Life

"Team spectrum", the dance club of Delhi Public School Mathura Road, organized a Grand event of dance for the 4th year in succession. This year, the hues of rainbow unfurled on11th of May 2018. The enthusiastic students of classes 6th to 11th submerged themselves on improvisation of creativity for about a month and perfected their dance moves in the solo as well as group category. The event had a total of 95 participants and an extremely welcoming audience. The event was declared open with the lighting of lamp. As the talents unfurled, the guests and the audience started swaying with their tunes and rhythm. The posture, the movements, the costumes and the performances won over every heart.

The visual rendezvous was inaugurated by the Principal, Shri Manohar Lal who took out time from his busy schedule to be a part of this cultural extravaganza .The event unfurled with an extremely warm welcome speech by the Principal, wherein he welcomed the judges.

The Chief Guest for the day was Mr. Abrahim from Kuwait.

Mr. Omy Ronshal, an expert in western dance form of contemporary.

Ms. Shilpa Choudhary, an expert in the classical form of dance, Bharatnatyam

The performance in the classical dance category enthralled the audience with their "Mudras", "Bhangimas" and "Expression" while the performers in the western dance category took the entire audience in the realm of beat and rhythm with their energetic performance and palpable energy level. The judges had a tough time evaluating the talent of children. The declaration of result was applauded with energy and expectations.

Category: SOLO (Class 6th)

Tithyyam Nahata- 1st Position

Harleen Kaur- 3rd Position

Anika Kalia & Anulekha Roy -2nd Position

Class 7th

Devika Kharayat- 1st Position

Aanya Juneja- 2nd Position

Gaurangi Raghuvanshi- 3rd Position

Class 8th

Mathangi- 1st Position:

Toaishi Gaur- 2nd Position:

Pari Singh Panwar-3rd Position:

Class 9th

Meetha Santosh 1st Position:

Arpita Arora 2nd Position:

Khyati Chopra, Roina Mishra, Ria Rajahamsan 3rd Position:

Class 10th

Riya Gulati -1st Position

Samriddhy Shanker-2nd Position

Ananya Mittal & Ananyashree Patnaik - 3rd Position:

Class 11th

Aakarsh Mehra- 1st Position:

Utkarsh Jain- 2nd Position

Disha Rastogi 3rd Position:

Category: GROUP

Middle School (VI-VIII)

1st Position:

(L-R) Aviral Srivastav, Ananya Srivastav

Runners Up:

(L-R) Mannat Gulati, Bhumi Aggarwal

Senior School (IX-XI)

1st Position:

(L-R) Aishnna Talwar, Kushagra Shukla

Runners Up:

(L-R) Devansha Babel, Kaashvi Kawatra, Hargun Muddar, Ishita Suri and Kinjal Gupta, Aaheli Roy, Vani Verma

Performance by Team Spectrum

The Principal congratulated all the participants and gave away the trophies and certificates to the winners. He also congratulated the teacher in charge Ms. Suranjana Saha and students who worked hard and organized the event keeping in mind every minute detail and making the event a grand success. With his words, he encouraged everyone for their efforts. The chief guest congratulated the participants and expressed his immense pleasure of watching the talented students dancing.

Students who helped make this event a success:

(L-R) Pavani Gujral, Jahnvi Sangal, Keerat Ahluwalia

(L-R) Karishma Wahegabam, Vidhita Chandwani, Pavani Gujral, Jahnvi Sangal, Aditya Saha, Riana Singh, Meyhar Bhasin, Keerat Ahluwalia.

11th-12th MAY 2018: ORATORIO’18

The Music Club of DPS Mathura Road held its 6th Annual Music Festival Oratorio’18 on 11th and 12th May. Western music competition was held on 11th of May with a total of 45 students participating. The Indian music competition was held on 12th of May and 55 talented students participated.

Western Music competition was help in the M.P.H from 9:00 am onwards till 12:30pm and had three groups- Group A had the students of class 6th and 7th, Group B had the students of class 8th and 9th and in Group C were the students of class 10th and 11th. There were three winners from each group i.e. 1st prize, 2nd prize and 3rd prize. All the winners were awarded with a trophy and a certificate. Other participating students were awarded with participating certificates.

On the day of Indian Oratorio competition which was held in the K.G Hall, the music club of our school launched our very own band, THE HARMONIX which was inaugurated by our Principal Sh. Manohar Lal. Also, the system of the Oratorio was revised and was made into a three round competition. In the first round, students had to sing classical Raag based songs. The students who cleared this round advanced to the second round where they had to sing a bollywood song on a music track. Further, the top 6 students from class 8th-11th and were selected for the last round that round that was medley round which was basically a face-off round. Where the top 3 students were given the grand trophies and the title of the champions of Oratorio.

4th MAY 2018: OPINIONS MATTER 2018

The Debating Club of DPS Mathura Road organized the Annual Inter School Debate – Opinions Matter for Classes XI and XII on 04 May 2018. The event saw an enthusiastic participation from ten prominent schools from Delhi NCR and witnessed an exuberant interplay of opinions, rightfully owning up to its name, debating on the topic – Humanity has the Power to be its Own Saviour.

The event commenced with the ceremonious lighting of the lamp which was followed by the Principal, Mr. Manohar Lal’s welcome address. He stated that debating makes one question one’s opinion, raises confidence, promotes active thinking, and gives one the ability to ideate. The Vice Principal (Academics), Ms. Deeksha Khera declared the debate open.

This panel of judges for the event constituted Dr. Shikha Kapoor – Associate Professor, Department of Education, Jamia Millia Islamia; Ms. Manjula Negi – a journalist and a film critic and Mr. Amit Arora – a journalist, news reader, anchor, radio jockey, quiz master and a commentator.

Witnessing the contrast of the colours that the young debaters painted their verbal ideas stupefied all and sundry. The young debaters argued that humanity is the very essence of everything that sustains the earth and thus, it will always remain powerful enough to save itself, while some felt that the recent incidents violence and aggression that have rattled the very core of human values are proof enough that humanity is dead.

Avni Kainth and Jayant Bakshi from DPS, Mathura Road bagged the third Best Speaker and the Best Interjector trophies, respectively. The overall trophy was bagged by DPS Rohini.

The vote of thanks was rendered by Vice Principal Administration Ms. Asha Tuli. The National Anthem brought closure to the morning crème de la crème exonerating the firmest of their beliefs, yet again.

APRIL 2018

28th APRIL 2018: Scientia est Potentia

Delhi Public School, R.K Puram hosted its Annual Inter-School Science Festival, ‘Scientia est Potentia’, on 28 April 2018 in which a total of 24 schools across Delhi NCR participated. Students of DPS Mathura Road actively participated in OFF-SITE events and following ON –SITE events:

Classical Debate

Model Making

Science Quiz

Chem Canvas

Ad-act-Actinium (DPS Mathura Road won the third position in this event)

Outdoor Lab

Let’s Innovate

Participation certificates were given to all the participants.An individual trophy and a merit certificates was awarded to the winners of Ad-Act Actinium.

The winners of Ad-act-Actinium were:

  • Rishabh Mediratta (11th A)
  • Nishit Mathur(12th H)
  • Divyansh (12th C)
  • Kshitiz Priyam(12th C)

On 28th April 2018, our school participated in the Adyopant Legal Inter-School Legal Awareness Street Play Competition 2018 - National Level. Our school bagged the 1st Prize amongst the 8 schools that participated in the competition. The students who participated there are-

  • Nishit Mathur (XII-I)
  • Shreeya Gupta (XII-I)
  • Neha Kapoor (XII-M)
  • Anmol Malhotra (XII-K)
  • Annanya Gaba (XI-K)
  • Pratishtha Ditya (XI-J)
  • Karanjeet Singh (XI-L)
  • Sanya Gangotia (XI-L)
  • Aditya Saha (X-B)
  • Aishnna Talwar (X-D)
  • Anirudh Kalia (X-C)

The event took place at Palika Bazar, CP.

27th APRIL 2018: HASH 6.0

The following students of Delhi Public School, Mathura Road participated in HASH 6.0, an Inter school Computer competition organized by Darbari Lal DAV Model School, Shalimar Bagh on 27th April 2018.

  • Madhav Walia and Abhik Sarkar Basu of 11th A bagged the 2nd prize in the Senior Quiz competition (QUIZ-WHIZ).
  • Sheikh Aman of class 11th F qualified for the second final in the photography competition (PHOTOCALL) and ranked 4th out of 28 schools.
  • Sauhard Jain of class 10th B and Areeb Mansoor of class 10th C, participated in the surprise event (FLABBERGAST).
  • Sauhard Jain of class 10th B and Arsh Arora of class 11th A participated in Digital Imaging (GRAPHICS TRICKS) and reached the prelims.

26th APRIL 2018:

Our school participated in Inter-School Multimedia competition organized by Sprindales School, Pusa Road on 26th April 2018 under its Africa week celebrations which is held in their school each year. 20 Schools participated in the Multi-media power point presentation competition and the topics provided were related to the current scenario in Africa. The presentation was to be followed by a live speech by the participants. Mridul Poojary and Sarthak Grover of class 12 D participated in the same from our school.

Our school bagged the third position in the competition. Our students were awarded with a certificate of merit, cash voucher worth Rs 600 and participation certificates. The competition ended with a speech by the secretary of the South African embassy, who was the chief guest for the day.

25th APRIL 2018:

Reading through books is not the only medium of learning but fun filled activities and Competition enhances the learning process. Keeping this in mind a Hindi Poem Recitation Competition was organized for class VII in the MPH on 25/04/2018 during 5th to 7th period. Topics- Deshprem, Pyari Dadi, Pradushan, Jal Hi Jeevan Hai.

RESULT:-

  • Abhishek Mandal - (VII-A) - 1st Position
  • Ashish Sain (VII-A) - 2nd Position
  • Liba Razi, Ishita Jain-(VII-H),(VII-B) – 3rd Position
  • Gaurangi (VII-B) – Consolation
  • Dhruva Vaid (VII-F) – Consolation

Judges – Mrs. Rashmi Bhardwaj, Ms. Mamta Sharma

Total participants- 24

21st APRIL 2018:

Our school participated in Inter-DPS Environment National Fest 2018 (Panchtatva) held at R.K Puram.

There were various offsite and onsite events in the fest. Our school participated in 3 onsite events namely Waste-Wise Collage Making, Model Making and Mime- Let The Silent Earth Speak. Each event aimed at making students more aware about the significance of environment and ways to protect it.

Waste – Wise Collage Making : In this competition the participants were provided with a packet full of various kinds of waste materials such as newspapers, candles, rocks, straws, torn fabric, paper plates, ice-cream sticks etc. The students depicted the topic ‘everyday is earth day’ through their collage by using their creativity and the waste materials provided.

Model making: the students used eco friendly materials to make the model of a self sustainable green city. In their model they used the concept of using solar energy and wind energy to replace the conventional sources of energy. They also showed the mechanism of waste segregation through their model.

Mime-Let The Silent Earth Speaks: Here the students performed an act depicting the problems faced by earth quietly without speaking; just through their actions and expressions. This was indeed challenging. The students of our school performed in a team of 5 and won 2nd position making our school proud. The event was a good effort towards spreading awareness about environmental protection.

19th APRIL 2018: Children are great imitators, Give them something to imitate’

Keeping this in mind, a Role Play Competition based on the theme of ‘different character’s of Ramayana’ like Ravan, Kekai, Bharat, Hanuman etc. was organised on 19th April,2018 for the Students of class VI in the MPH. The objective of this competition was not only to blend learning with fun but also to develop confidence in the little ones. Enthusiastic participants from all sections adorned the stage with their colourful dresses and mesmerizing monologues.

RESULT:-

  • Nitya (VI-F) - 1st Position
  • Trishaan Chowdhry (VI-E) - 2nd Position
  • Khanak (VI-B) – 3rd Position
  • Aureya Saraf (VI-A) – Consolation
  • Amlan (VI-H) – Consolation

Judges – Dr. (Mrs.) Ashish Vashisth, Ms. Mamta Sharma

Total participants- 16

18th APRIL 2018:

The English Debating Society of Delhi Public School, Mathura Road organized the Inter Section English Debate for class XII on Wednesday, 18thApril 2018. Seventeen debaters came forward for the competition and presented their views on the topics:

  • HUMANITY HAS THE POWER TO BE ITS OWN SAVIOUR.
  • INTERNET – GORGEOUS YET DECEITFUL.
  • DIRECTIONLESS YOUTH HAS NO ROLE MODELS.
  • SOCIAL MEDIA IS A WEB WITH NO ESCAPE.

The esteemed judges for the debate, Ms.Kunjan Kacker, Head of English Department and Ms. Fauzia Umar, Incharge Publications, adjudged the following as winners:

1stPosition: Ananya Rath XII B

2ndPosition: Shreya Singh XII C

3rdPosition:Jayant Bakshi XII L and Rishika Vats XII G

Motivational Prizes: Sarthak Grover XII D, Shoumyadeep Dhani XII C and Muskan Sehgal XII G

Best Interjectors: Mohd. Faizan Haider XII A and Vibhuti Roach XII D

The event was an overall success. It was good to see the young debaters expressing their views, opinions and interjecting amongst each other. It was indeed a healthy competition and words of wisdom were impacted by the judges as well as our Vice Principal, Ms. Asha Tuli which increased the self esteem and the confidence of the participants.

10th – 11th APRIL 2018:

Model UN Quiz Society participated in the annual MUN Conference hosted by the Ryan International School, Mayur Vihar, from 10th-11th April, 2018. The following students were meritorious:

  • Abhik S Basu received the Best Delegate award in UN Office of High Commissioner of Refugees (Historic).
  • Sauhard Jain received the Best Delegate award in Review Conference of VCLT.
  • Akshat Goel received a High Commendation award in UN General Assembly.
  • Nikhil Kriplani and Madhav Walia received a High Commendation award in Multilateral Investment Agency.
  • Ashmit Gupta received a Special Mention award in UN General Assembly.
  • Areeb Mansoor received a Special Mention award in UN Security Council.
  • Tejas Karnani participated in International Atomic Energy Agency.
  • Aryan Dua held the post of Vice Chairperson in Review Conference of VCLT.
  • Ridhima Gupta held the post of Goodwill Ambassador in UN Office of High Commissioner of Refugees (Historic)

FEBRUARY 2018

9th FEBRUARY 2018:

Aanya Gupta of class VI E has participated in the Art Competition held as part of the Y. Kumar Memorial Week Celebrations for Peace and Understanding 2018. The competition was held at Springdale’s School, Pusa Road on 23rd January. More than 400 students participated in the event which was divided into 3 categories according to their age. Aanya's drawing bagged the "Special Mention" award in her category 9-11 years. She was felicitated by Mrs. Rajni Kumar, Chairperson, Springdales Education Society and Prof. Mahesh Rangarajan, Dean of Academic Affairs, Ashoka University who were the Chief Guest at the 41st Y. Kumar Memorial Lecture Assembly on 9th February at Springdale’s School, Pusa Road. She was awarded a trophy and a certificate.

2nd FEBRUARY 2018:

The English Debating Society of Delhi Public School, Mathura Road organized the Inter Section English Debate for class VI on Friday, 2 February 2018. 25 debaters came forward for the competition and presented their views on the topics:

  • THE BEST THINGS IN LIFE ARE FREE.
  • PARENTAL ASPIRATIONS CURB CHILDREN’S TALENT.

The following were adjudged the winners:

1st Position: Avni VI E, Akshita Sehgal VI E and Abhishek Mandal VI A

2nd Position: Tejasvini VI F and Ashish Sain VI A

3rdPosition: Siddhant Singhania VI C and Ambika Harishankar VI

Motivational Prizes: Spreeha Maurya VI A and Pranav Neil Srivastava VI D

Best Interjector: Aqdas VI E

Motivational Interjector: Vihaan Panth VI H

The event was an overall success. The topics prompted students to critically think about issues and enabled them to contribute effectively throughout the debate. Subsequently, our Vice Principal, Ms. Asha Tuli awarded the winners and applauded them on their remarkable public speaking skills. The words of wisdom were given by the judges which increased the confidence of the participants.

15th February 2018: NATIONAL TALENT OLYMPIAD for Students with Special Needs

The Expressions India –National, Life Skills and School wellbeing Program in collaboration with Apeejay Stya & Svran Group organized “NATIONAL TALENT OLYMPIAD” (Sports & Games, Performing &Fine Arts and Literary Activities)” for Students with Special Needs on 15th February 2018 at Apeejay School, Sheikh Sarai, New Delhi. More than 20 renowned Schools of Delhi NCR participated in this event. It was a great initiative to celebrate the abilities of students with Special Needs through Sports & Games, Performing &Fine Arts and Literary Activities.

Our school DPS Mathura Road participated in the event.12 Students with Special Needs along with the Special Educator Mr.Ehsanul Haque attended the event.

Students from classes VI- IX made the School proud by displaying exemplary performances in Sports & Games, Performing &Fine Arts and Literary Activities and won Seven Prizes & Medals in different categories-

Siddharth Barua (IX) First Prize (80 mtrs Race),

Yuvraj Singh (VII) Third Prize (80 mtrs Race),

Sunil Aherwa (VII) 5th Prize (80 mtrs Race),

Sharik Sheikh (VII) 5th Prize (Obstacle Race),

Hiba Noor (IX) First Prize (Canvas Painting),

Aftab Ahmad (IX) Second Prize (Calligraphy),

Arnav Raj(VI) Third Prize (Elocution).

It was a fun-filled day, allowing the students to participate in new and exciting sports & other activities. The activities helped to motivate the students and increase their self confidence and self esteem. It provided them an opportunity to showcase their talents and abilities and to foster greater encouragement and a sense of well being. All the participants received their certificates, Prizes and Medals for their brilliant efforts throughout the day.

Glimpse of event-

Science Co Curricular

Our students participated and excelled in the Science Activity 2017 organized by the Directorate of Education (NCT Delhi).

Zonal Level

A team of thirty five students from classes IX to XI actively participated in Science Exhibition, Science Drama, Science Debate and the Science Poster Making competition in the month of August and September, 2017.

Science Debate:- Thirty teams from various school of zone 25 participated in the debate on the topic Mobile – a convenience or a problem.

Chayan Sinha of X – H and Kinjal Gupta of X – D secure 1st position and they

were awarded gold medals and certificates for that particular event.

Science Drama:- Twenty three teams from various schools of our zone participated on the theme: Science and Society -Swachh Bharat:- Role of science and technology. Our team of 8 students secured 1st prize and were awarded gold medals and certificates. The participants are as follows:

  • RishabhMediratta (X - A)
  • AnanyaGaba (X- I)
  • Karanjeet Singh (X -G)
  • SanyaGangotri (X -G)
  • PratishthaDitya (X -G)
  • AishnaTalwar (IX -D)
  • Aditya Saha (X - B)
  • Ashmit Gupta (IX - B)

Science Exhibition:-  Thirty two teams participated in the Science Exhibition on the topic,  Innovations for sustainable development. Our students Devyansh Batra (XI A) and Rishabh Mediratta (X A) secured the 1st prize and received gold medals and certificates. 

Guiding teachers Ms. Anjali Gupta and Ms. Anubha Mediratta of the Physics Department also received certificate of excellence for their contribution. There was lot of appreciation on stage by the Chief guest and organizer for the commendable performance by our students

CENTRAL LEVEL

All above student started preparing for the central level competitions with more zeal and enthusiasm. Student of science drama under the guidance of Ms. Suranjana Saha, this team again bagged 1st prize at central level and selected to compete at state level. They received medals and certificates of excellence .In Science debate and Science exhibition also students participated and received participation certificates.

At the state level too, there was a tremendous and exemplary show presented by our students and received participation certificates.

It was an exciting experience for all participating student and guiding teachers.

CCA February 2018

February 2018

The English Debating Society of Delhi Public School, Mathura Road organized the Inter Section English Debate for class VI on Friday, 2 February 2018. 25 debaters came forward for the competition and presented their views on the topics:

  • The best things in life are free.
  • Parental aspirations curb children’s talent.

The following were adjudged the winners:

  • 1st Position: Avni VI E, Akshita Sehgal VI E and Abhishek Mandal VI A
  • 2nd Position: Tejasvini VI F and Ashish Sain VI A
  • 3rdPosition: Siddhant Singhania VI C and Ambika Harishankar VI G
  • Motivational Prizes: Spreeha Maurya VI A and Pranav Neil Srivastava VI D
  • Best Interjector: Aqdas VI E
  • Motivational Interjector: Vihaan Panth VI H

The event was an overall success. The topics prompted students to critically think about issues and enabled them to contribute effectively throughout the debate. Subsequently, our Vice Principal, Ms. Asha Tuli awarded the winners and applauded them on their remarkable public speaking skills. The words of wisdom were given by the judges which increased the confidence of the participants.

8 February: INTERACTIVE SESSION WITH HRD MINISTER, SHRI PRAKASH JAVADEKAR

Shaurya Baijal and Pranavi Poddar  of Class VIII participated in an interactive session organized by Channel 18 and Tata Tea at the residence of Minister of HRD, Shri Prakash Javadekar . In continuation with ‘Alarm Bajne Se Pehle Jaago Re’ campaign, the topics for discussion were ‘Encouraging Talent Identification and Making the Right Career Choices’ and ‘Making Gender Sensitization Compulsory in School Curriculum’.

Students from prominent schools of Delhi expressed their concern on issues related to lack of sports facilities in rural areas, women safety and gender inequality. The HRD Minister assured the gathering that many positive changes and safety measures are being incorporated in the education policy in the new academic session. He also signed two petitions presented by the Tata Group. The talk show, which was an enriching experience for our students will be telecast shortly on CNN and News 18 Channels.

8 February

Astronomy club students (both modules -1 and 2) of DPS Mathura Road New Delhi travelled to Astroport, a dark sky observation site near Sariska National Park, Rajasthan for evening and overnight sky observation session in collaboration with SPACE company (part of the curriculum run for the astronomy club members – session 7 and 8) after completing their 6 sessions in school.

The Astroport facility, the only one of its kind, has been developed to provide a great sky viewing and research experience to the budding astronomers. The site is well equipped for deep sky observation, study and photography. It is one of the third darkest sites of India having minimum light pollution.

Students departed by luxury buses on 8th February 2018 (Thursday) with astronomy club in charge for module -2, Mr. Sudhakar Kaushik (Physics teacher), astronomy club module-1 incharge, Ms. Aruna Sharma (Geography teacher) and two escort teachers, Ms. Suranjana and Mr. Siddharth (Science lab) at 11:15 AM. After a long journey of around 7 hours, late in evening around 6:00 PM, students reached Astroport in remote area of deep Rajasthan in lot of fresh air ambience.

The accommodation provided was of very high quality in 5 star tents. Food and snacks were served.

Students also enjoyed few cultural dance and song presentations of Rajasthan.

Use of white torch was strictly prohibited instead the torches with red cellophane sheets were used by students to avoid light pollution and temporary loss of clear vision to deep sky.

Few of the learning outcomes of students are listed below:

  • Sky reading through Sky Map
  • Motion of the Stars
  • Rotation and Revolution concept
  • Planets and their visibility in the Sky
  • Observing constellations.
  • Telescope and its handling
  • Astro photography

Students enjoyed viewing planet Jupiter, Saturn, many star clusters, many famous stars, many constellations, star nebulas etc.

The overnight session ended at 3:15 AM on 9th February 2018 (Friday). Students departed at 7:00 AM after breakfast and reached school back at 2:00 PM.

The educational trip has been a great lifelong memorable learning experience for young astronomers.

9 February

Aanya Gupta of class VI E has participated in the Art Competition held as part of the Y.Kumar Memorial Week Celebrations for Peace and Understanding 2018.

The competition was held at Springdales School, Pusa Road on 23rd January. More than 400 students participated in the event which was divided into 3 categories according to their age.

Aanya's drawing bagged the "Special Mention" award in her category 9-11 years.

She was felicitated by Mrs. Rajni Kumar, Chairperson, Springdales Education Society and Prof. Mahesh Rangarajan, Dean of Academic Affairs, Ashoka University who were the Chief Guest at the 41st Y. Kumar Memorial Lecture Assenmbly on 9th February at Springdales School, Pusa Road.

She was awarded a trophy and a certificate

16 February

PRIME MINISTER’S INTERACTION WITH SCHOOL STUDENTS (Pariksha Par Charcha)

Honourable Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi interacted with Class X and XII school students on 16February 2018 as part of his initiative ‘Pariksha Par Charcha’.  With Board Examinations round the corner, he advised the students on how to handle examination-related stress. About 1000 students from Classes VI-XI of Delhi Public School, Mathura Road watched the live telecast on the Smart Boards in the respective classrooms.

The interaction was broadcast live by Doordarshan through DD National, DD News and DD India. It was also aired live on radio channels (All India Radio Medium Wave, All India Radio FM Channel.) This interaction was also streamed live on websites of PMO, MHRD, Doordarshan, MyGov.in , YouTube Channel of MHRD , Face book Live and Swayamprabha Channels of MHRD.

Addressing the students, the Prime Minister gave valuable tips and suggestions to cope with examination related stress. Paying a tribute to his teachers he said that he is still a student and counselled the students to always keep the spirit of learning alive. He answered the questions ranging from issues such as, losing self-confidence, parental pressure, lack of concentration, distractions and lethargy etc.

The Prime Minister advised the students to believe in themselves and have self-confidence. He suggested the students to synchronize heart, mind, body and soul to improve their concentration. He urged the parents to stop the habit of comparison with others, instead they should encourage their wards to concentrate on their strengths and compete with themselves. According to him, one important tip to get rid of distraction is learning to simplify things.

Human Resource Development Minister, Shri Prakash Javdekar advised the students to prepare for the examinations without stress. He apprised the students and parents about the PM Research Fellowship to stop brain drain.

The school Principal, Shri Manohar Lal was deeply indebted to the Prime Minister for his involvement and concern shown by the Prime Minister towards the students. The live interaction was watched by the Principal, Vice-Principal (Academics) Ms. Deeksha Khera, Vice Principal(Administration) Ms. Asha Tuli, PTA Members, Heads of the Departments, Coordinators , staff members and the students. The interaction of the students with Shri Narendra Modi was very enriching and enlightening and helped them to gear up for the upcoming Board Examinations.

21 February

Matrabhasha Divas 2018

International Matrabhasha Divas was celebrated on 21st Feb. 2018 from Classes VI-IX. Different activities were conducted by the teachers such as Poetry Recitation, paragraph writing, poster making, slogan and other things related to different languages.

Significance:- Promotes the preservation and protection of all languages. This cultivates respect and love in the students towards other languages.

Final CC Achievements(2017)

DECEMBER 2017

11th to 13th DECEMBER 2017

The 3 day International Adolescent Summit 2017 on life skills, gender values, health & well being was held at the Indian Islamic Cultural Centre from 11th -13th December. Organized by Expressions India. 45 students & 6 teachers participated in the 3 day summit in various competitions- Global health exhibition, Thematic jingle, Poster making, Adolescent quiz, Solo western music, Solo classical dance, Oratory competition & the youth parliament. Our school’s western instrumental band also performed. We also performed a group dance on environment conservation, titled ‘Prakriti’ & a Nukked Natak on gender issues & women empowerment.

Our exhibition stall was based on issues like child sexual abuse, POCSO act, social evils & substance abuse awareness which was highly appreciated by the dignitaries from NCERT, CBSE, UN agencies, school principals as well as several media people.

Shri Pranab Mukherjee, the former President of India was the chief guest for the inaugural ceremony & he emphasized on the importance of child rights, child safety, inclusive education, value education, empowerment of youth, gender equality & the need for mobilizing the adolescents for community welfare projects & environmental conservation. Eminent CBSE & NCERT officials, Director of National Science Centre, school Principals- Dr. Amita Wattal (Springdales School) & Dr. Usha Ram (Ex Principal of Laxman Public School) were also present as panelists alongside Shri Pranab Mukherjee. Dr. Jitendra Nagpal- Director of Expressions India was honored by Shri Pranab Mukherjee for his leadership in child welfare & youth development initiatives.

70 schools from all over the country participated in the summit. Our school won prizes in the following events-

On the spot painting - First prize won by Devansha Babel, 10th -D

Adolescent quiz- First prize won by Tanya Salwan & Riddhi Gupta, 11th -E

Solo singing- Second prize won by Riya Tickoo, 11th -D

Our peer educators- Zainab (9th -I), Reeviya (11th -L) and Tanya Aggarwal (9th -I) were awarded medals for their exemplary display in the health exhibition. Our Nukkad Natak & thematic jingle comprising of the following students-

Nishit Mathur, 11th -I

Shreeya Gupta, 11th -I

Anmol Malhotra, 11th -K

Aditya Saha, 9th -B

18 western band students under the guidance of our western music teacher, Mr. Rakesh Nigam, were applauded by all the dignitaries during the valedictory ceremony. Mr. Rakesh Nigam played the instrumental Casio for 2 hours during the award ceremony which was appreciated by everyone.

11 dance students performed ‘Prakriti’- a dance on conserving nature which had a magical effect on the audience.

Our peer educators attended training workshops on cyber bullying, child abuse, gender issues & importance of sex education.

Ms. Geeta Chandran- an eminent dancer, Priya Bhargava- Miss India wheelchair 2015 & Mr. Sirajuddin Qureshi- President of the Indian Islamic Cultural Centre, were the guests of honour for the valedictory function who felicitated our participants & winners with trophies, medals & certificates.

9th DECEMBER 2017: CRUSADE 2017

Conducted by Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram

Delhi Public School, R. K. Puram organized their annual Mathematics competition ‘CRUSADE’ on 9thDecember, 2017. Students from over 25 schools participated in the events. Ten students from grade 9 to 12 from Delhi Public School, Mathura Road were enthusiastic participants of the 4 events. In the opening ceremony, students of all participating schools were motivated by the kind words of the Principal of DPS R.K. Puram; Mrs. Vanita Sehgal. It was a great learning experience for all. The Students of D.P.S. Mathura Road bagged the 3rd position in the Surprise Event. Overall, the ‘Crusade’ was enriching experience for the students of D.P.S. Mathura Road.

9th DECEMBER 2017

Delhi Public School, R.K Puram hosted the annual, psychology and sociology event, MOSAIC’17 on 9 December 2017. There were 4 main events revolving around the very idea and concept of psychology and sociology. The Teacher Incharges were Vandana Chakravarty and Anika Faruki. Abhishi Agarwal of class 11 H and Nishit Mathur of class 11th I participated in ACT IT OUT, and bagged the first position. Priyal of class 12 M participated in JUST A MINUTE, and RONALDO of class 12 E won the first prize in CANVAS, an art event. The competition included various integral aspects of psychology and sociology and brought out the importance, role and functioning of the same in an immensely innovative and ingenious manner, including numerable forms of liberal art such as theatre and painting. It was an extremely amusing and knowledgeable experience. The school wishes good luck to all the participants and all the proud award winners as they continue to bring laurels to the school.

5th DECEMBER 2017

The music department participated in a competition on the composition of great saints such as Tulsidas; Amir Khusrau etc. on Tuesday 5 Dec at Gandhi Darshan, Rajghat.The name of the competition was Vande Mataram Rolling Trophy music competition. 20 schools participated in the competition.

Our school choir bagged the 3 prize. The students sang melodiously and won the hearts of the audience as well as the judges.

NOVEMBER 2017

29th NOVEMBER 2017: AMALA CHATTERJEE MEMORIAL DEBATE 2017

The Debating Society of DPS Mathura Road organized the 43rd Inter-School Amala Chatterjee English Memorial Debate for Class VIII on 29 November 2017. The event saw an enthusiastic participation from ten prominent schools from Delhi NCR and witnessed an exuberant interplay of ideas. The topic this year was – “The World Today Begins With ‘Me’ and Ends in ‘I’”.

The debate commenced with the lighting of the lamp by the Principal, Shri Manohar Lal, Vice Principals, Ms. Deeksha Khera and Ms. Asha Tuli, Academic Coordinator, Ms. Reema Sharma, Headmistress Junior School, Ms. Anju Sharma and Senior Mistress, Ms. Renu Puri and the distinguished guests. The Principal welcomed the guests and in his address and paid tribute to Amala Chatterjee, a former student of DPS Mathura Road, honoring her as a symbol of inner grit and determination essential in the making of a Despite.

The honorable judges for the debate were Dr. Mayank Kumar who teaches history at Satyawati College (Evening), University of Delhi and Mr Sanjay Kaw who is a media professional with more than thirty years of experience in various capacities in India and the UAE.

In his address, the Principal, Shri Manohar Lal, stressed on the importance of debating as it helps to develop the potential in oratory skills in students. He reiterated that a debate is an important event in our school calendar where we witness the finesse, composure and articulation in our multi-talented students.

Critical analysis, synthesis, rhetorical skill, and wit are keys to successful debating. The teams which won the debate were a combination of all the above. The young debaters showed excellent poise, advocating on many points of utmost importance. Adhiraj Chaddha of DPS Vasant Kunj was adjudged the best speaker, Pranavi Poddar of DPS Mathura Road bagged the second position and Shaurya Baijal of DPS Mathura Road and Manya Sarin of DPS RK Puram got the third position. DPS Mathura Road was adjudged the best team and received the Rolling Trophy, while the best interjector for the day was Amna Abdin of DPS Mathura Road.

The Vice Principal, Ms. Asha Tuli rendered the vote of thanks and complimented the Debating Society of DPS Mathura road for organizing such an enriching and heartening event. The event was brought to a closure with the national anthem.

27th to 30th NOVEMBER 2017

The Directorate of Education (Government of NCT of Delhi) had organized Centre Level Science Exhibition and Science based activities like Science Model/ Exhibition, Drama and Debate in the month of November 2017. Students of DPS Mathura Road who were selected at Zonal level participated enthusiastically in these events.

  • Science Drama Festival on the theme “Science and Society – Swachh Bharat: Role of Science and Technology” was held on 27th November 2017 at Govt Coed Sr Sec School, Sector 5 R. K Puram. A team of eight students from D P S Mathura Road participated in the event. Their names are as follows:
    Rishabh Mediratta (X A), Ananya Gaba (X I), Karanjeet Singh (X G), Sanya Ganghotia (X G), Pratishtha Ditya (X G), Aishna Talwar (IX D), Aditya Saha (IX B), Ashmit Gupta (IX B)
    The team secured the FIRST position at the Centre level. It has been selected to compete at the State level. Each student of the team received a gold medal and a certificate. The school has been awarded a trophy.
  • Centre Level Science Exhibition on the topic Innovations for Sustainable Development from 28th November to 30th November 2017 at Govt Coed Sr Sec School, Sector 5 R. K Puram. One team from our school participated along with their guide teacher. They are as follows:
    Team - Devyansh Batra (XI A), Rishabh Mediratta (X A) Participation certificates were given to students.

Science Debate was held on 29th November at Govt Coed Sr Sec School, Sector 5 R. K Puram. The topic of the debate was Mobile – A convenience or A Problem. Chayan Sinha of X H spoke in favour of the topic and Kinjal Gupta of X D spoke against the topic. Both the students received participation certificates.25 NOVEMBER: NRITYANJALI 2017 The dance club of DPS Mathura road recently participated in the DPS society National Dance Competition after winning the second position in the zonals. The competition saw participation of 24 schools from all over the country. The competition was held at DPS Noida and was judged by dance experts Kavita Dwivedi, a renowned odissi dancer, Suhail Bhat, maestro in Bharatnatyam and Shailija Nalwade, an accomplished Kathak dancer. The school presented a wonderful Manipuri dance on the theme- “JAGRITI: awakening of the mind, body and soul.” The dance performance was appreciated by the judges for its unique style and costumes and the treatment of the theme in a sensitive yet intelligent way.

25th NOVEMBER 2017: NRITYANJALI 2017

The dance club of DPS Mathura Road recently participated in the DPS society National Dance Competition after winning the second position in the zonals. The competition saw participation of 24 schools from all over the country. The competition was held at DPS Noida and was judged by dance experts Kavita Dwivedi, a renowned Odissi dancer, Suhail Bhat, maestro in Bharatnatyam and Shailija Nalwade, an accomplished Kathak dancer. The school presented a wonderful Manipuri dance on the theme “JAGRITI”.

22nd NOVEMBER 2017: OPINIONS MATTER 2017

“It is better to debate a question without settling it, than to settle a question without debating it.”- Joseph Joubert.

The Debating Club of DPS Mathura Road organized the Annual Inter School Debate ‘Opinions Matter’ for Classes XI and XII on 22 November 2017. The event saw an enthusiastic participation from over nine prominent schools from Delhi NCR and witnessed an exuberant interplay of opinions, rightfully owning up to its name, debating on the topic ,“Censorship- a spoke in the wheel of progressive creativity.”

The event commenced with the propitious lightning of the lamp which was followed by the Vice Principal, Ms. Deeksha Khera’s address welcoming the esteemed judges. She stated that debating makes you question your opinion, raises confidence, promotes active thinking, and gives you the ability to spread ideas. The Academic Coordinator Ms. Reema Sharma declared the debate open.

This year’s esteemed Jury included Mr. Sanjay Kumar Singh- Indian Revenue Officer, presently posted as Joint Commissioner in Goods and Services Department, Faridabad, Amit Arora - a Journalist, Newsreader, Anchor, Radio Jockey, Quiz Master and a Commentator and Mr. Animesh Singh, a journalist who is an alumni of the prestigious Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) New Delhi.

The overall trophy was bagged by DPS Mathura Road, represented by Himanshi Bahl and Yousuf Khan. Himanshi Bahl was declared the best speaker along with Aditya Shukla of DPS Vasant Kunj. While the second position was shared by Yousuf Khan DPS Mathura Road and Anushka Das of DPS RK Puram. Dhwani Tekchandani from DPS Vasant Kunj was declared the best interjector.

The vote of thanks was rendered by Vice Principal Administration Ms. Asha Tuli. The National Anthem brought closure to the morning crème de la crème exonerating the firmest of their beliefs, yet again.

18th NOVEMBER 2017

Our school participated in Dr. Prem Kirpal Inter School Art and Poetry Competitions – Art Poetica at Delhi Public School, RK Puram on 18th November, 2017. Fourteen students participated in a variety of literary events organized by the host school. Omar Islam Laskar and Pranavi Poddar of Class VIII won the third prize in the limerick writing competition titled ‘Lime in Rhyme’. The winners received the trophies. Certificates of participation were given to all the participants. It was an enriching and motivating experience for the students.

16th NOVEMBER 2017: Annual Award Ceremony - Class XI-XII

At DPS Mathura Road, it has always been tradition to encourage and reward excellence, and keeping in with this practice, the Scholar Badge ceremony for students of Classes XI and XII was organized on 16 November 2017. The event was a celebration of the young achievers who had excelled in academics with their sheer hard work and perseverance. The ceremony commenced with the lighting of the lamp, followed by a soulful rendition from the choir. In his address, the school Principal, Shri Manohar Lal welcomed the Chief Guest, Sh. Virender Singh, IPS, Special Commissioner of Police, Central Range, PHQ, Delhi, PTA executive members, the beaming parents and the members of staff. He congratulated the meritorious students on their brilliant performance in their respective fields, be it academic, co-curricular or sports. He applauded the stream toppers of Class XII Board Examination. In his address, the Chief Guest, Shri Virendra Singh, complimented the students for their outstanding achievements. He advised the students to avoid stress and at the same time, take care of their health. This academic year saw 68 students being awarded in Class XI, out of which 60 students got the Scholar Badge, 4 became Gold medallists, 2 Silver Medallists, 2 Gown-Holders, 3 students attained 100% attendance while 30 students bagged the Blue Tie. Proficiency awards were also presented to the top 3 scorers in each stream as well as Marker cups to highest scorers for each subject. The All Rounder Trophy for Class XI was bagged by Manvee Bansal. For Class XII, Principal’s Commendation Medals were awarded to the highest scorers in the Board exam in every stream: Sameer Arora in Science, Gayatri Khanna for Commerce and Daniya Khan for Humanities. The Principal’s Commendation Medals were also presented to the students getting the highest marks in each subject. 65 students in total won various awards with 17 students becoming the coveted 9 Year Scholars and 27 students attaining the perfect score of 5 A1s. For excellence in co-curricular activities, 34 students received the Co-Curricular Activities award, an array of 13 badges, 11 Grey Blazers and the most prestigious Red Tie was awarded to 10 students. The awards rounds were interspersed by a mesmerizing dance performance, exhibiting the multi-faceted talents of our school students. The vote of thanks was rendered by the Vice Principal, Ms Asha Tuli. The ceremony ended with the gathering rising for the National Anthem.

7th & 8th NOVEMBER 2017

Our school participated in CORE 10, an inter-school Computer Symposium-2017 organized by DPS Dwarka on 7th & 8th November 2017. We won third position in Gaming and qualified prelims of Junior Quiz and Group Discussion.

Following are the details of events and participants

S.No. Name Class Event
1 Dhruv Khurana XII I Gaming
2 Abhik S Basu X D Group Discussion
3 Sauhard Jain IX B Creative & Digital Imaging
4 Binay Singh Chawla XI A
5 Arnav Jain XI K Senior Quiz
6 Aditya Lakshminarayanan XI A
7 Arjun Kumar IX F Junior Quiz
8 Areeb Mansoor IX C

3rd NOVEMBER 2017: ACE’17

Delhi Public School, Dwarka recently organised ACE’2017, their annual inter school commerce event on 3rd November 2017. There were several interesting competitions revolving around various concepts of economics, finance and marketing. 25 schools from around Delhi NCR participated making the competition quite stiff. A team of 8 students represented Delhi Public School, Mathura Road. Abhishi Agarwal of class 11th participated in TRYST WITH ECONOMY. Nishit Mathur, Shreeya Gupta, Anmol Malhotra of class 11th and Sanya Gangotia of class 10th participated in AD LIBITUM. Samarth Luthra and Saksham Gupta of class 12th participated in THE BIZ QUIZ and Vidhu Paul of class 12th participated in SUBJECT TO MARKET RISK. Abhishi Agarwal bagged the 1ST position in tryst with economy and was awarded with a gold medal and a certificate; the other participants were also awarded certificates of participation. The various events motivated and enhanced the commercial skills of students as they gained exposure to the complex phenomenon and reforms concerning the world economy and its market. The school wishes luck to the participants and hopes that they continue to bring laurels to the school.

OCTOBER 2017

27th OCTOBER 2017

Sciatica Chemistry Day was held on 27th October 2017in which 148 students of Classes VI-XI participated in various events as follows:

33 Students of Class VI took part in Poster Making Competition
30 students of Class VIII took part in Ad mad.
36 Students of Class IX took part in Hot spot
05 Students of Class X took part in Debate.
14 Students of Class XI took part in titration Competition.
The results of various are as follows:

Scientia –Chemistry Day

Results of various competitions

Event 1st Position 2nd Position 3rd Position Consolation
Poster Making (VI) Kavya Mittal (C)
Aanya Gupta (E)
Ms. Aqdas Raashid (E)
Hamda Siddiqui (A)
Raiha Akhtar (D)
Deeksha Mittal (G)
Mahika Aggarwal (E)
Avidha Haldar (G)
Devansh Jain (H)
Ad Mad(VIII) Vidhi (D)
Sonakshi (D)
Ridhi And Pranavi (H)
Kushagra (G) Ramish (G)
Mridul (C)
Pranav (C)
Pratyush (C)
Aryan (C)
Shivi (C)
Ishika (C)
Shrey (E)
Ahsan (E)
Uddhav (H)
Chirag (H)
Aditya (H)
Ojas (C)
Shourya (C)
Noor (A)
Hiba (A)
Hot-Spots(IX) Ayaan (G) Arya Chawla (H) Sai Stuti (E)
Ansh Goyal (I)
Debate(X) Akshat Goel (A) Chayan Sinha (H) Samar J Laskar (I)
Abhik S Basu (D)
How Precise Is The End Point?? (XI) Riddhi Gupta (E) Vishesh Goel (A)
Shoumyadeep Dhani (C)
Shreya Singh (C) Shlok Aggarwal (B)
Mridul Poojary (B)

16th -18th OCTOBER 2017: AIMUN

  • Ridhima Gupta won Best Delegate in UN General Assembly (SOCHUM)
  • Raunak chopra won Special Mention Award in IAEA
  • Aman Karim won Special Mention in UN Security Council
  • Abhik s. Basu won Special Mention in Human Rights Council
  • Areeb Mansoor and Sauhard Jain participated in ECOSOC
  • Arjun Kumar participated in UNEP

Our school represented Russian Federation.

11th – 12th OCTOBER 2017: DPSNMUN 2017

Our School represented People’s Republic of China and won the Best Delegation trophy (Overall Trophy).

SEPTEMBER 2017

23rd SEPTEMBER 2017 – Annual Award Ceremony Class –X (2016-17)

The Annual Award ceremony for Class X was held at DPS, Mathura Road on 23 September 2017 to award the students for their outstanding achievements in academics and co curricular activities. The event was graced by the presence of the honourable Chief Guest, Shri S.L Jain, Principal, Shri Manohar Lal, Vice Principals, Ms. Deeksha Khera and Ms. Asha Tuli. The event commenced with the ceremonial lighting of the lamp followed by the first round of awards .The Principal, Shri Manohar Lal welcomed the awardees and their parents. He said that ‘Educating minds without educating the heart is no Education at all.’ Success should be the ultimate goal for every child and it can be achieved only with dedication, perseverance and hard work. This year a total number of 161 students were declared scholars, while 4 students received Gold Medals, 20 received Silver Medals and 85 meritorious students received a cheque of Rs. 1000 for securing A1 in all subjects. 9 students were declared Gown holders while 3 students bagged 100% attendance award. 23 students received co curricular activity badges and the prestigious grey blazer was given to 6 students for their exceptional achievements in the field of co-curricular activities. The Chief Guest, Shri S.L Jain, an eminent educationist and Director of Mahavir Senior Model School congratulated the meritorious students and advised students to exercise regularly and develop good reading habits .He emphasized the need to develop gender sensitivity and follow the mantra of ‘Caring and Sharing’. There was also a melodious Jugal Bandi presentation combining the musical instruments, sitar and tabla. Keerat Ahluwalia of Class XI enthralled the audience with her well synchronised and graceful steps in a solo Russian Ballet performance. The vote of thanks was rendered by the Vice Principal, Ms. Asha Tuli. National Anthem brought closure to the much-awaited ceremony.

AUGUST 2017

24th AUGUST 2017: ELOQUENCE

On 24th August, there were two major events in which one was ELOQUENCE, in which a student of class 12th F ANUSHTHA SHUKLA participated. This was followed by another event, Nukkad Natak which had a team of 8 students. The students were given the topic – DEPRESSION: AN EMERGING CONCERN OF OUR NATION and around 1 hour to prepare their street play. The team got standing ovation by the audience including the judges. The participants of NUKKAD NATAK bagged the outstanding achievement award among the other 33 participant schools in the event.

23rd AUGUST 2017: ANNUAL AWARD CEREMONY CLASSES VIII AND IX

“The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential. These are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.”– Confucius. The Annual Award Ceremony for Classes VIII and IX was organised at DPS, Mathura Road on 23August, 2017. The constant efforts and the hard work of the extraordinarily brilliant students was recognized and awarded for their outstanding performance in the academic session 2016-2017. The Principal, Shri Manohar Lal, Vice Principal, Ms. Deeksha Khera, Academic Coordinator, Ms Reema Sharma, Career Mistress, Ms. Madhumita Saha , Coordinator Classes IX and X, Ms. Jyoti Sharma along with the PTA representatives presided over the event. The Chief Guest for the occasion, Dr (Ms) Gulshan Panesar, a Senior Consultant Dermatologist at Moolchand Medcity, alumni of DPS Mathura Road, reminisced about her school days and advised the students to dream high and nurture their individuality if they wish to excel in lives. The Guest of Honour, Ms. Namita Pradhan who holds a Masters degree in History from University Of Delhi and has worked at WHO in various capacities emphasised the importance of reading as the basis of knowledge. She also reiterated that discipline is vital for any nation to progress. This academic year saw 142 students of class VIII and 128 students of class IX, being awarded scholar badges. There were 42 Marker Cup holders in class VIII and 35 in IX; 6 gown holders in class VIIIand 6 in class IX. 67 students of class IX were awarded gold medals, 10 students received 100% attendance certificates in class VIII and 5 in class IX. 50 students received the co-curricular award.

17th AUGUST 2017: Inter School Sanskrit Olympiad

The event was held at Amity International School, Saket on 31/01/2017. Anshika Jain of XI E of our school got third position amongst 228 student participants from 14 different schools of Delhi NCR. She was awarded the Prize (cash Rs. 400/- along with a certificate) at a function held on 17/08/2017 during Sanskrit Week celebrations. HOD Sanskrit of Jamia Milia University was the Chief Guest.

11th AUGUST 2017: QUIZ CLUB

Grey Matters 2017 held at DPS Vasant Kunj on Thursday, 11 August 2017. Our School participated in Grey Matters, the Inter-School Quiz Festival organised by Delhi Public School, Vasant Kunj on Thursday, August 11, 2017. The event consisted of a Senior Quiz (open for all classes) and Junior Quiz (for classes IX – X). The quiz composed of two rounds: written preliminary and on-stage finals. The event saw participation of 30 prestigious schools in Delhi-NCR. Our Senior Quiz team qualified for the second round which was conducted by eminent quizmaster, Mr. Parnab Mukherjee. The Senior Quiz team bagged the third position out of the top eight schools.

5th AUGUST 2017: NRITYANJALI 2017

Delhi Public School, Faridabad hosted the annual inter-DPS dance festival, Nrityanjali on the 5th of August 2017 under the aegis of the DPS society in which renowned schools from Delhi NCR participated. DPS Mathura Road performed a pure Manipuri classical style dance on the theme: “JAGRITI; AWAKENING OF THE MIND, BODY AND SOUL”. Our school bagged the 1st runners up position and qualified for the NATIONAL level dance competition which will take place at the end of the year. The treatment of the theme in Manipuri was sensitive and very intelligently portrayed as peculiarly claimed on the mark sheet by the judges- Ms Vidha Lal, a multi-faceted kathak exponent who is a disciple of renowned guru Smt. Gantanjali Lal of Jaipur Gharana, best known for recently making a Guinness World Record of most number of spins (103) in a minute and Ms. Ragini Chandrasekhar, the renowned young Bharatnatyam dancer who is the daughter of senior dancer Jamuna Krishnan and was conferred with the highly prestigious ‘Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puruskar Award’ in 2010. In own words of the judges the lovely makeup and costume along with the soft treatment of the subject, added to the spectacular effect which was undoubtedly eye pleasing and helped the team to stand out.

4th AUGUST 2017: “KALA UTSAV” THEATRE EVENT 2017

The Directorate of Education organized Kala Utsav at district and state level for all govt./govt. aided schools/private schools under Directorate of Education. Kala Utsav is an initiative by MHRD under RMSA scheme to promote arts in education by nurturing and showcasing the artistic talent of school students. As an effort to include students with special needs and diverse socio- economic backgrounds in the mainstream and celebrate their abilities/talents through “Kala Utsav”. On 4th August 2017, our school took the initiative and sent 10 students with special needs, diverse socio economic backgrounds to Sarvodaya Vidyalaya, Aligunj, Lodhi Colony accompanied by Special Educator, Mr.Ehsanul Haque. The theme of this year’s Kala Utsav was “Ek Bharat Shreshta Bharat” which appealed to the unity of our country. This year 10 students from classes IX, X, XI and XII made the school proud by displaying exemplary theatre skills and winning SECOND prize at the district and state level. As the theme of the event was “Ek Bharat Shreshta Bharat, our students put up a very realistic drama which was appreciated both by the judges and audience.

MAY 2017

18th -19th MAY 2017: Ryan Zeste MUN 2017

The prestigious annual conference organized by the Ryan International School, Mayur Vihar was held on 18th May- 19th May, this year in their School. Students of DPS Mathura Road’s Model United Nations Club, MUNQS were allotted Russian Federation and Poland.

The following students were awarded:-

Naman Gupta (XI-H) participated in Financial Stability Board and won the Best Delegate.
Aryan Dua (XI-G) participated in United Nations Security Council and won the High Commendation.>
Ridhima Gupta (XI-L) participated in United Nations General Assembly and won the High Commendation.
Raunak Chopra (XI-B) participated in Open Ended Working Group and won the High Commendati
Abhik S Basu (X-D) participated in International Syria Support Group and won a Special Mention.
Aman Karim (XI-D) participated in International Syria Support Group and won a Special Mention.

Sankalp Mishra (XII-L), Akshat Chopra (XII-D) and Shivam Shorewala (XII-H), presided in the capacity of Vice Chairperson, in UNGA, ISSG and OEWG, respectively.

Our School bagged the only Best Delegation Trophy, maintaining its 7 year winning streak.

4th – 5th MAY 2017: QUIZEBATE’17

Modern School, Vasant Vihar organised an inter school competition, ‘QUIZEBATE’, on the 4th and 5th of May 2017. The competition comprised two main events- quiz and debate. The students of Delhi Public School, Mathura Road participated and qualified for the semi- final round in the quiz while Vitti Joshi of class XII-M secured the first position in debate competition. The event proved to be a resourceful insight in the world of quiz and debate and helped the students in gaining confidence.

APRIL 2017

29th APRIL 2017:

Ryan International School Model United Nations 2017

The Model United Nations and Quiz Society of Delhi Public School, Mathura Road participated in the prestigious Ryan International School Model United Nations 2017. The conference witnessed participation of more than 30 schools across the Delhi-NCR region. The Model UN Society of our school once again proved its dominance by conquering almost each and every committee and bagged the Best Delegation trophy for the 6thconsecutive year. Students from our school also served as the members of the executive board and made the conference an enriching experience.

The following students brought laurels to our school:

  • Sankalp Mishra-Vice President, The Council of Hamas
  • Akshat Chopra- Vice Chairperson, United Nations General Assembly IV
  • Shivam Shorewala- Vice Chairperson, United Nations Human Rights Council
  • Vibhav Khandelwal- Vice President, Historic Meet of the International Monetary Fund
  • Aayush Anand- Vice President, The Council of Fatah
  • Ridhima Gupta- Best Delegate, United Nations Human Rights Council
  • Saharsh Panjwani- Best Delegate, United Nations General Assembly IV
  • Akshat Goel- Best Delegate, United Nations General Assembly IV
  • Naman Gupta- Best Delegate, Historic Meet of the International Monetary Fund
  • Aman Karim- Best Delegate, The Council of Fatah
  • Aryan Dua- High Commendation, United Nations Security Council
  • Raunak Chopra- High Commendation, International Atomic Energy Agency
  • Raghav Bhatia- Participation, 1860 National Meet of Princely States
  • Upmanyu Magotra- Best Cartoonist
  • Ananya Sharma- Best Photographer

21st APRIL 2017: INTER SECTION ENGLISH DEBATE CLASS XII

The debating society of Delhi Public School, Mathura Road organised the Inter Section English Debate for class XII on Friday, 21st April 2017. Able and Aspirant debaters of class XII addressed their views on the following topics:

  • PATRIOTISM IS ON THE WANE.
  • THE LIMELIGHT ON SOCIAL MEDIA IS NOTHING BUT A TEMPORARY BUBBLE.
  • CENSORSHIP: A SPOKE IN THE WHEEL OF CREATIVITY.

The panel of judges was chaired by MS KUNJAN KACKER, in charge English Debating Society and MS MANISHA VARMA, In-charge activities council. MS ASHA TULI, Vice-principal of DPS Mathura road, MS RAJINI DHINGRA, HOD English, MS REEMA SHARMA and MS POONAM GUPTA, In-charge English Debating Society, motivated the participants with their presence.

The winners of the debate were:

FIRST PRIZE: HIMANSHI BAHL and YOUSUF KHAN.
SECOND PRIZE: ISHHAN IMAM and SHIVAM SHOREWALA.
THIRD PRIZE: SANKALP MISHRA and MANVEE BANSAL.
MOTIVATIONAL PRIZES: HEEBA AFAF and SAMAY GOEL.
BEST INTERJECTORS: ANUSHKA GUPTA and DHRUV KHURANA.

Apart from the debate , the Debating Society of Delhi Public School Mathura Road , for the very first time hosted an Extempore event as well , in which the students of class XI and XII eagerly took part , all the participants , actively put forward their arguments on all the topics .

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