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