International Adolescent Summit 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 NukkedNatak 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. AmitaWattal (Springdales School) & Dr. Usha Ram (Ex principal of Laxman Public School) were also present as panelists alongside Shri Pranab Mukherjee. Dr. JitendraNagpal- 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 NukkadNatak& thematic jingle comprising of the following students-
NishitMathur, 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. GeetaChandran- 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.
Crusade 09th December 2017
Delhi Public School, R. K. Puram organized their annual Mathematics competition ‘CRUSADE’ on 9th December, 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.VanitaSehgal. 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.
09th 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 VandanaChakravarty and Anika Faruki. Abhishi Agarwal of class 11 H and NishitMathur 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 12E 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.