ANNUAL ADVENTURE TRIP!!!
Excitement reigned all over from the very beginning. Students reached the pickup spot on time and the bus was full of 83 chatterboxes listening to songs and dancing their way through. After a quick breakfast we reached Chamanda Devi Temple and paid our obeisance. A short drive later we stopped for a hearty lunch and finally reached Mcleodganj in the evening. Stretching our legs, allotting of rooms and discussions during dinner was all fun.
We had breakfast and left the hotel early for an adventurous trek. Most of us had a firsthand experience of mountain climbing and rappelling. The breathtaking views and awesome experiences left everyone gasping for breath. After lunch, we proceeded towards Bhagsu Nag Falls on foot. Inspite of it being far away, the enthusiasm in the students was obvious. On the way back we enjoyed a shopping spree in the local Tibetan market.
A visit to the cricket stadium at Dharamsala, Baijnath temple and a overview of the tea gardens occupied the first half of the day. Driving on, by the end of the day, we reached Palampur Camp area. The scenic beauty, panaromic views, the V shaped valleys were all fantastic. We felt we were in the laps of nature. Living in the natural surroundings the children learnt about the basic things like cleanliness and team spirit and had a new experience of living in tents. They all danced, played games like tug of war and musical chairs etc and had a jolly good time.
The next morning started on a healthy note with yoga, followed by trekking and swimming. They had breakfast when they reached back and then it was time to start our journey back to Patiala. The kids were not in a mood to leave the camp area as they wanted to spend another day there. But we had no choice as we had to reach back Patiala. The journey back to Patiala was also enjoyed a lot by the kids by singing and dancing and came back with wonderful memories.
MR Campaign organised for students
Delhi Public School Patiala organized the MR vaccination campaign for students from 3 to 15 years in collaboration with PHC Kauli under observation of Dr. Kiran Verma( SMO), Dr. Mini Singla ( M.O). Two teams of ANMs and Asha workers made the event fruitful. The campaign coincided with the PTM schedule of the school. In all, 450 children were vaccinated successfully. Principal Mr. S .N Shukla appreciated the campaign and thanked the medical team in having completed the campaign with cooperation of the parents.
Yellow Day in Kindergarten
"Shades of yellow stimulates our little ones with happiness, energy and optimism..With an objective to recapitulate and reinforce the effects of yellow colour,Kindergarten wing celebrated "Yellow day" on 18th May,2018.Children were not only beautifully dressed in their favourite yellow dresses but also brought yellow objects to make it a complete "Yellow Day". Tiffins were filled with bananas, custard, jelly,lemons,mangoes, pineapples etc.Focusing on the theme the educators planned art and craft activity related to the duckling headgear's for one and all.Beams of yellow shades carried the promise of a positive future flashing creative thoughts in the young minds.They spent the day with utmost enjoyment!!!
Magic Magic Magic !!
Students of classes Kindergarten to class VIII started their day on the 18th of May 2018 with a thrilling magic show that was organised in the school. The event was an initiative by the District Red-Cross Society. The session left the students awestruck and were left asking for more.
Its Story Time at DPS Patiala !!!!
A very interactive story-telling workshop was organised in the school premises on 17 May 2018. Ms. Shikha Sood from Scholastic was able to grab the attention of each and everyone with her excellence in story telling. This workshop was held for classes 1 to 8. It was an excellent view seeing all the students involved in the story by either continuing it or with their actions whenever and wherever required.It was enjoyed by all students from kindergarten to class VI.
She also apprised the students about what is required to make a story effective and how we should go about when we are writing or narrating a story. The larger than life character of stories excited the students all the more. The session was a pert of the 3 day book fair organised in the school campus.
Rajwinder Singh brings International Recognition
Mst. Rajwinder Singh Dhalla of Class X brought laurels to the school by bagging a gold medal in the "Indo-Thai Crossbow Tournament" that was held at the city of Pattaya, Thailand. Rajwinder was a part of the under 19 Indian Shooting Team that took part in the "Indo-Thai Sports Festival". Principal Mr.S.N.Shukla congratulated the young lad and appreciated his mega achievement in the morning assembly of the school.
The Excursion to F2 Raceway Ludhiana Water-park
The students and teachers of classes I-III had an enjoyable excursion to the F2 Raceway Ludhiana Water-park on the 12th of May 2018. The super-excited children enjoyed the fun rides with their friends, although the water rides were much more fun, adding the much needed relief from the sweltering summer heat. All the children also enjoyed the magic show and sure enough - the magician kept them all on tenterhooks.The trip was thoroughly enjoyed by all the students.
Kindergartners speak Just-a-Minute on Mommies !!!
Students of Kindergarten participated actively in JUST-A-MINUTE activity held on 11th May 2018.The tiny tots recited rhymes and a few of them also shared their thoughts about their mothers. The confidence shown by the students was truly encouraging. They showed their love for their beloved mothers in their own individual and cute little ways. At the end of the activity, "Well Done" cards were distributed to the best performers as a token of appreciation.
Its Mother's Day at DPS Patiala !!!
The staff and students of Delhi Public School Patiala dedicated the entire day of 10th May to their beloved Mother's. The day began with a special assembly by class VII, which was filled with love and emotions. The beautiful song "pyari ma...mumma" touched the hearts of all present and so was the adorable choreography by the lovely damsels of class II. The card making by each student of the school was another preparation for the special day.
The highlight of the day however was the "Mother's Wall - Expressions of Love" wherein all the teachers, students led by the Principal Mr.S.N.Shukla wrote emotional messages to their precious mothers. The wall soon turned into an array of love-filled expressions dedicated to the living Gods - Mothers
Mothers have a special day
Mother's Day was celebrated at Delhi Public School Patiala with a lot of enthusiasm and zest.. The Mothers of students of the kindergarten section were invited to the school to be a part of the colorful celebration. The happy and excited mothers took part in the various competitions, namely Paper-bag making, Mock-tail making, birthday card making and dance competition. All events were team events comprising of the mother and child. The best performers were given away prizes by the Academic Coordinator Ms.Shveta Goyal and Principal Mr.S.N.Shukla. The event concluded with a energetic dance party for the young mothers.
Dental Check-up camp held
A dental check-up camp was organized for the students of DPS Patiala by the Department of Public Health Dentistry of Luxmi Bai Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital, Patiala. The two day camp began on the 2nd of May and successfully culminated on the 3rd of May 2018, with all the students from KG-1 to class X being examined with proper consultation and guidance being provided on the oral hygiene.
The Chess Champ does it again
Mst. Saksham Goyal of class VII bagged the first place in the Chess Championship organised by the Patiala District Chess Association on the 28th of April 2018. He won the trophy in the under 15 boys category by scoring 2.5 points out of the possible 3. Saksham was appreciated in the school assembly by the school Principal Mr.S.N.Shukla.
Labour day celebration in Kindergarten
DPS Patiala believes that gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.The students of DPS Patiala expressed their gratitude towards the school support staff by celebrating Labor day in the school premises. This was an occasion to honour the hard-work and dedication that the support staff showed towards the school and the students.The school Principal Mr.S.N.,Shukla addressed the little ones,members of school council and the support staff and appreciated the undying spirit with which that without them an efficient execution of work is impossible. They are our pillars of strength. We are grateful to them for their undying dedication, positivity and strength. Colourful bouquets made by the little ones by the help of their HRT's were distributed among them as a token of love and thanks!
Kindergarten Rhyme Recitation!
Students of Kindergarten enjoyed the beauty of expression and rhythm. The little ones exihibited their talent and confidence in Rhyme Recitation event.The children chose from a variety of topics for the recitation like "say no to junk food", "Mother", "Nature","My School","My Body Parts" . Children were applauded and appreciated for their performance with "Well Done" Cards !
Investiture Ceremony 2018
The investiture ceremony of Delhi Public School Patiala for the academic session 2018-19 was held in the school premises on 27 April 2018. The ceremony was conducted with a high degree of enthusiasm and sincerity.
The ceremony had esteemed Chief Guest Mr. Manjeet Singh Brar, SP (STF), who encouraged the students with his kind words and gave them a lot of tips to stay healthy and fit. The ceremony was also graced by the presence of Mr. Gurjaap Singh (State awardee), Inspector Traffic Police and Mr. Kaka Ram, Social worker with Red Cross. Mr. Gurjaap Singh shared traffic etiquettes and rules with the students in a very interesting way. The students and teachers took a pledge to follow traffic rules. Mr. Kaka Ram shared his views and experience with the students and gave tips about first aid.
The Principal Mr. S. N. Shukla and the chief guest Mr. Manjeet Singh Brar conferred the badges and sash to the elected students.
DPS is moving ahead with a vision of inducing a sense of responsibility and leadership qualities in its students. The ceremony took off by giving badges to house captains, deputy captains, followed by other badges like – discipline, transport, cultural etc. The most awaited positions of head boy and head girl were the last to come.
This ceremony also included awarding of “Scholar Badges” for academic excellence. DPS Patiala awarded the scholar badges for the very first time.
The entire council was encouraged with a loud applause from the audience.
The ceremony was blended with cultural events. The girls and boys in dazzling and smart attires showcased their dancing and singing skills.
The Principal and Chief Guests’ addressed the students. They appreciated them for their efforts and guided them to take up responsibilities and emerge to be better individuals. The chief guest participated in planting a sapling in the school premises. The ceremony concluded with the National Anthem.
Kindergarteners visit the "Environment Park
Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago."
Keeping this in mind the environmental heroes of Kindergarten wing of DPS Patiala were taken for a nature walk by their teachers to the "Environment Park". To make the visit worth its objective,theTiny tots planted saplings and watered them with the help of school gardeners and their teachers. A short rally was also held,where students carried placards and slogans such as "Grow more trees" ,"We can't live without trees" , "Save trees,they will save you" to spread the message for environment conservation. The students enjoyed walking along the shady path, they also promised to never harm plants,and to plant more and more trees to make mother earth greener and cleaner.
English Story-Telling Contest held
Students of Classes 4-5 had fun as they listened to stories from their classmates. Most students narrated moral based stories and garnered greater attention from their audience because of the creative props they used. The event was undoubtedly a Saturday treat for the students.
The Nature Walk was on "Earth Day"
Students of class I-III went for a nature walk with their teachers to the "Environment Park". The visit was to make the students feel closer to nature while they interacted with their teachers on the importance of taking care of the beautiful nature God had given. The students also enjoyed walking along the shady path with handmade posters, proudly adorning Earth Day badges. The students contributed to the greenery of the park by planting green saplings they had taken along from the school.
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DPS students achieve positions in the "Earth Day Carnival
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DPS Quiz Team Shines at TIET, Patiala
The DPS Quiz Team were victorious and finished first in the Astronomy Quiz on the occasion of the "World Astronomy Day" celebrations held at Thapar University. The team comprising of Manik Bansal, Sobindeep Mann, Charu Garg, Khushi and Ishita sailed through the 2 preliminary rounds and finished first in the final round.Sakshi Kushwaha of DPS finished second in the Poster-making competition and added to the laurels of the school.
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Special Assembly on Earth Day
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Footprints on the Sands of Time - The Heritage Contest
With the World Heritage Day being observed, students of Classes VI-VIII participated in the inter-house board decoration competition on the theme of World Heritage Day. It was wonderful to see the 4 boards populated with the hand-made artifacts, monuments and other cultural depictions that represented the rich heritage of the region/country or state chosen by the houses. The participants also interacted with the judges and explained the fine nuances of their boards.
Kindergarten -Red Day Celebration!
"The best colour in the world is the one that looks good on you." Kindergartners of DPS Patiala celebrated Red day on 20th April 2018. All the little angels of KG-I & KG-II came dressed in the vibrant hues of red. The classes were decked up to splash the color red on all sides. The children were happy to spend the day in their bright classrooms and also adorned the "Strawberry Badges" that were lovingly made by their teachers. The Kindergarten Red day was a wonderful learning activity which helped the kids to sort and classify objects based on colours thereby reinforcing their cognitive skills
The little Kindergartners donned the Chef's Caps as they dished up lip-smacking corn salad with the help of their teachers. It was the first endeavour of the students from the Kinder-Kitchen !! Principal Mr.S.N.Shukla enjoyed the salad with the students and interacted with the chefs too !!
Activities on "World Health Day"
The World Health Day was observed at Delhi Public School with the conduct of related activities. The day started with the special assembly by class X on the theme "World Health Day". Ample information on the significance of the day was shared which was followed by a quiz. The special guest invited for the occasion was Dr.Rachna Kaura, the Dietitian with Amar Hospital, Patiala. She addressed the students and gave them tips regarding the dietary habits that were to be inculcated to lead a healthy life.
The in-house doctor, Dr.Rishma Kohli in coordination with the mother teachers of classes I-III conducted interactive sessions on GOOD/BAD TOUCH. The students were apprised of the nature of touch that they were to be cautious of. A related animated movie was also shown to the students. Students of these classes also brought in Healthy Tiffins and were appreciated for the same in the interactive session by the teachers
on "Healthy Food".
World Book Day Celebrated
The students of class IX & X participated in the World Book Day celebration. An inter-house presentation contest was held on the 7th of April with the topic "Our Favorite Author" from the world of literature. The contesting teams presented well-planned and well researched presentations on the popular authors/writers of English. The objective of the event was to promote relevant research work by the students and as an educative initiative to promote interest in book reading.
The results of the contest are -
1st Place - Ravi & Chenab House
2nd Place - Beas House
3rd Place - Sutlej House
Poster-making on Earth Day
Students of class VI enjoyed a poster-making event themed on the upcoming "Earth Day". Students enjoyed their activity using different mediums for expressing their creative ideas.
Solo Dance Contest
Keeping in view the upcoming National Dance Day on the 29th of April, students of classes IV & V enthusiastically participated in the Solo Dance Contest. It was a feast to watch the students perform on the popular numbers and the audience enjoyed every moment the colorful performances.
Just-a-minute on "Why is health our wealth ?"
Students of classes VII-VIII took part in the JAM Activity on the topic "Why is health our wealth?" . The initiative was to inculcate the skill of Public Speaking and also to encourage healthy living.
Kindergartner's give a colorful start to session 2018-19
Super Excitement was evident in all the classes and corridors of the Kindergarten Section on the first day of session 2018-19.The tiny tots were brimming with enthusiasm as they entered the premises of the Kindergarten Section as their mother teachers gave them a warm welcome. The entire day was packed with fun activities.The first time school-goer's the Kindergarten-I students loved the star name-tags they received and also had a busy time colouring their picture worksheets. A peppy selfie-zone was created to capture the precious memories of the first day.The entire day was spent with amazing energy levels !
Delhi Public School commences its 6th Academic Session
Delhi Public School Patiala started its 6th Academic Session today, the 4th of April 2018. As is the tradition every year, the “Hawan” ceremony was held on the 3rd of April 2018, in the premises seeking the blessings of the Almighty.
On 4th of April, 2018, all students were given a warm and a loving welcome by teachers and Principal Mr. S.N.Shukla. The senior students were a big help who guided the new students and the junior students in locating their classes and helped them settle them down.
The welcome assembly of the day was presented by the teachers and it comprised of the welcome note followed by the news headlines and a thought-provoking thought too! Students were given an overview of the school facilities, school rules, and campus mannerisms. All the coaches for the various sports disciplines introduced themselves too.
Kindergarteners Celebrate "Baisakhi"
Baisakhi was celebrated with zest in the Kindergarten Wing of Delhi Public School Patiala. Dressed in traditional folk attires, students and teachers danced to the tunes of a medley of Punjabi folk songs. The entire wing was decorated with cutouts of farmers to make the students recognize the farming community. The beautiful multi-colored "Phulkaris" adored the walls and doors of the section adding to the festive ambiance. Principal Mr.S.N.Shukla addressed the students and apprised the children of their rich culture and heritage.
The Punjabi New Year "Baisakhi" was celebrated with much festivity and fervor at Delhi Public School Patiala. The day's celebration began with the special assembly dedicated to the festival by the students of Class IX (Einstein). The students shared the traditional and historical significance that this festival holds. A beautiful poem was rendered by Mst.Hassveen. Students of class VI Ramanujan presented a energetic "Bhangra" depicting the "Basisakhi Fair".
The students dressed in the traditional best, were more than happy as they greeted the Pro Vice Chairman of the School Mr.Ramesh Talwar and the Principal Mr.S.N.Shukla. The students shared the historical and traditional significance of the festivities related to this festival, which also marks the advent of the New Year. Students tapped their feet to the beats of the “Dhol” and also sang the “Bolis”. The entire school wore a festive look. Senior students also enjoyed a visit to the nearby wheat fields and sang a few traditional numbers to add to the festive spirit. Principal Mr. S.N.Shukla wished the students and their families on the occasion.