GRADUATION CEREMONY HELD AT DPS PATIALA
Delhi Public School Patiala acknowledged its Pre- primary students by organising a Graduation Ceremony at Harpal Tiwana Auditorium for Performing Arts on 7 March 2020.
The tiny tots now step forward from Pre-Primary to class 1. It is their first step towards formal education. Little toddlers were very excited to receive their degrees clad in their black gowns and smart caps. The parents of the students were present to witness the ceremony when their little darlings wore the graduation gowns and caps, and held their scrolls firmly in their hands.The function was presided over by Dr. Mamta Sharma who is aProfessor (Psychology) in Punjabi University.The programme started on an auspicious note by the traditional lightning of lamp by the Chief Guest Dr. Mamta Sharma, Principal Mr. S. N. Shukla and Academic Coordinator Ms. Shveta Goyal.The kindergarten and class 1 students exhibited their talents by presenting beautiful dances with messages on issues like say ‘No’ to plastic, scarcity of water, follow traffic rules, a child-parent relationship, ghoomer etc.to name a few. Students of class 2 anchored the entire event in a very lively and enjoyable way following the concept of Vikram and Betal.The Chief Guest congratulated the students and their parents on the occasion and appreciated the efforts of the school. The Principal also addressed the parents and updated them about the school activities and thanked the parents for bestowing their trust on the school.The exemplary performance and confidence shown by the students is worth mentioning and highly commendable.
Road and Child Safety Workshop Held
With the orders of the DC Patiala, SSP Patiala, Insp. Ranjit Singh, Sub Insp. Pal Singh, Social Worker and Traffic Marshall Kaka Ram Verma along with Counsellor Puneet Singla from Distt.Child Protection Department visited DPS Patiala for an awareness programme on safety of children. The interactive session was focussed for drivers and nannies as a part of the program for the selected schools including DPS Patiala. The employees were made aware of use of first-aid kits, road safety and use of fire extinguishers. Emergency phone numbers like fire brigade, ambulance, police station , children and women safety lines were also shared. Also, the safety measures to be taken on the possible fire accident were discussed. Principal DPS Patiala expressed grief on the unfortunate accident at Longowal and appreciated the initiative by Govt.on the much needed awareness to avoid future mishaps of this nature.
RTA Patiala, Sh. Arvind ji visited the campus of Delhi Public School Patiala and Inspected all the vehicles. The Transport facility given by the school was also appreciated by the authority.
ANNUAL SPORTS MEET 2019-20
Inter-Class States of India Contest "The Seven Sisters"
Going with the patriotic spirit of the 71st Republic Day, an Inter-Class States of India Contest "The Seven Sisters" was organised on the 24th of January 2020. The classes involved were VI, VII and VIII. Each of the class was responsible for displaying and depicting the cultural, economic, geographical, political and historical aspects of the state assigned. It was indeed a feast to watch the children share the researched information with the judges, along with display charts and PowerPoint presentations. every class also gave a live performance of the popular dance forms. To top it all, popular food preparations and delicacies were also offered. Principal Mr.Santosh Shukla visited all the classes and appreciated the efforts made by the students in researching and learning the facts of the states.
The results of the activity are as follows -
First - Class VIII Socrates (Assam)
Second - Class VI Aryabhatta(Mizoram) and Class VII Venkat(Nagaland)
Third - Class VI Ramanujan (Meghalaya) and Class VII Kalam(Manipur & Tripura)
Consolation - Class VIII Aristotle (Arunachal Pradesh)
Inter-Class Patriotic Recitation Contest
Republic Day Celebrations
Delhi Public School Patiala celebrated India's 71st Republic Day in the school premises with full enthusiasm and joy. The students took pride in glorifying and celebrating the spirit of unity. To mark the importance of this day, a special assembly was presented by the students of Beas House. The school echoed with patriotic fervour as students from class 1 to class 12 were a part of the celebration.Capt. Sukhjit Kaur Sanewal, the first lady officer from Patiala district, graced the occasion with her presence as the chief guest. The Principal Mr. Santosh Shukla, the academic co-ordinator Ms. Shveta Goyal and the first lady Mrs. Shukla also made the celebration special with their presence.The assembly started with offering floral tributes to the martyrs followed with a silence of one minute as a mark of respect to the brave soldiers. The Indian National Flag was hoisted with a feeling of pride.Students of class 4, 5 and 6 shared information about the various bravery awards given on this day. A parade with 3 contingents representing IAF, Navy and Indian Army marched to the beats of the drum. A guest bagpiper band comprising of 20 students of Modern Sen. Sec. School were also a part of the parade. A selection of students from the band presented a drum beat performance - a perfect example of symphony and class. The other tableaus from 6 states namely Kashmir, Assam, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and West Bengal presented dances from the states. The melodious music and graceful movements of the dancers left the audience spellbound.Earlier in the day, all sections of classes VI-VIII presented a research-based presentation of the 7 Sister States comprising of cultural, political, geographic and economic details of the state assigned.The facts about our constitution were shared. This was followed by a medley of patriotic songs. Samar presented a poem penned down by Ms. Harmeet Juneja.The last performance of the assembly was a play which brought forward the practical aspect of republic. It was actually a satire which highlighted that we, the present generation, are just interested in exercising our rights but are not willing to fulfil our duties. The students enjoyed presenting the assembly.The Chief Guest in her address highlighted the significance of the day, and made the children aware that the future of their country lies in their hands. Hence they need to study well now and inculcate good values in life, which will help them to be good citizens of the country.Certificates for Inter-Class Competitions held during this week were also given. All the competitions were in line with Republic Day.It was a memorable day with cherished memories that would last for a lifetime.
ANNUAL WINTER CARNIVAL
ANNUAL WINTER TRIP
DENTAL CHECKUP AND AWARENESS CAMP
LITTLE ACHIEVERS !
DPS Patiala participates in the CBSE Regional Level Science Exhibition 2019.
The CBSE Regional Level Science Exhibition was organised at the Greenland Public School Ludhiana from 22nd November to 23rd November 2019.
The theme given for the event was "Sustainable Agriculture Practices" and the title of the model prepared by the student team-I of DPS Patiala was "Nurturing the Annapurna". The participants from DPS Patiala were - Mst. Divjot Singh Sodhi (Class X) and Mst. Gotam Arora (Class X)
The second team comprising of Meharishwar Singh and Pranav Bansal, both from Class X presented a project " Brain ‘ O’ Fun" - an educational game created using Python Coding. A total of 123 displays were set-up by the participating schools of the Punjab and Chandigarh Region.
The Second Edition of “RAZZMATAZZ” organized
Delhi Public School Patiala organized its second annual gala play night “Razzmatazz”. The theatrical venture by the students of DPS Patiala was a much awaited one and excited parents made a beeline towards the venue towards the Harpal Tiwana Centre of Performing Arts, Patiala, on the 21st of November, 2019. The show was a unique exhibition of the marvelous histrionic skills of the senior students of the school, from classes VIII to XII. The function was presided over by Dr. Indira Bali, Head-Department of Dance, Punjabi University, Patiala .The show started with the lighting of the lamp ceremony by the Chief Guest along with other dignitaries, followed by a lively musical performance by the school Orchestra. This was followed by four back to back delightful play presentations by the diligent actors and performers of the school. Each play displayed a perfect synchronization of the acting prowess and accurate setting that caught the fancy of the audience. The timeless Shakespearean tragedy ‘Hamlet' was the first to be staged followed by 'Mahanayak' – a Hindi Epic, a mesmerizing French play 'La Belle et La Bete'( The Beauty and the Beast) and a touching performance of 'Kahani Roti Di' a Punjabi play highlighting the issue of Brain Drain and tendency of migrating to foreign lands in search of a better life by the youth of Punjab. All the performances left the audience spellbound and glued to their seats as the students enacted with the maturity of a skillful theatre artist. The Chief Guest appreciated the impressive effort by the school to hone the performing skills of students at a tender age. On this occasion the CBSE Board Toppers of class X and XII were honoured for their achievements at the award ceremony. Principal Mr. Santosh Shukla thanked all the guests and appreciated the efforts of the students in his address.
Delhi Public School Patiala in Mega Heritage Fest
70 CBSE schools affiliated with Patiala Sahodaya School Complex depicted culture, heritage of India on the occasion of Mega Heritage Fest on 24th November 2019. The event was organised at the Budha Dal Sports Complex.
As every other school, Team DPS Patiala also put up its attractive stall and shared information about the state of West Bengal. 26 chirpy students spoke about the culture, and heritage of the state with a lot of research work backing them. They also were enthusiastically sharing their knowledge of the social and political structure of the state. The stall was decked-up with colorful hand-made posters and charts depicting the various informational aspects of the state.Students were dressed up in the traditional attires of the state and also offered delicacies prepared for the occasion. The beautiful handicrafts and souvenirs from the state were a treat to the eyes.
Principal Mr. Santosh Shukla appreciated the efforts of the students and told them to make the best of the learning opportunities that school life offered them.
Kindergarten celebrates Pink Day
Pink day was celebrated by the Pre-Primary section of Delhi Public School Patiala on 23rd November 2019 to introduce the little buds with the shades of pink.Dressed in shiny pinks and an adorable shoes, the Barbie Dolls of DPS added colour and charm to the occasion.The young students looked charismatic in their pink attires radiating love,beauty and kindness. The classrooms were embellished with shades of pink using flash cards,props,boxes and many more.The bulletin boards and corridors were beautifully decorated,an array of pink objects providing the students opportunities to have a clear sense of the colour and it's importance.Children were given a thorough understanding about pink colour through many fun- filled activities.The little ones of KG I made pink balloons with a cut and paste activity, while the senior KG children were engaged in a Tulip-making paper-craft activy. The HRTs helped the little ones to display their creativity.The activities helped in exercising their gross motor skills, recognising colour cues through touch & feel.The children play games on this theme,making that day more interesting and memorable.
Minnie & Mickey enjoy their birthdays in Kindergarten Cartoon party!!
The Kindergarten section had a gala time celebrating the birthday of their favourite cartoon characters - Mickey & Minnie on the 19th of November. A cartoon party was organised for the little ones where a beautiful and lively setup was made with a display of cartoon characters like Doraemon, "Chota Bheem", Little "Chutki", Pooh and Spiderman, all lined up to welcome Mickey and Minnie. The HRTs made this occasion special for their students by giving them a thrilling surprise. The children were awestruck as Minnie and Mickey entered the assembly hall dancing, hand-in-hand. The celebration was made all the more colourful with all the children dressed-up as their favourite cartoon characters. Mickey and Minnie also cut a beautiful cake along with Principal Mr.Santosh Shukla & the Academic Coordinator Ms.Shveta Goel, much to the delight of the tiny-tots.
Yoga is the art of awareness on the canvas of body, mind and soul
Yoga in daily life is a system of practice to refresh physical, mental, social and spiritual health. When the body is physically healthy, the mind is clear, focused and stress is under control. To put this into practice, a special assembly by class IV Vishnugupta was organized to teach the core asanas of yoga. Through a special performance, Bhujangasana - the cobra pose, Ustrasana, the camel pose, Gomukhasana, Vrikshasana or the tree pose, Dhanurasana or the bow pose, were demonstrated. An inspiring poem added the magic of positivity to the atmosphere. Students came up with motivational thoughts to initiate the practice of yoga in the daily routine.
The Principal, Mr.Santosh Shukla appreciated the efforts of the students of class IV in spreading positive vibes and assured that the daily yoga practice would charge up the students with energy and focus required for excelling in all their endeavours.
Assembly on "World Television Day
Students of class I inventors presented an assembly on 20th November 2019. The theme of the assembly was "World Television Day". Students shared information about the significance of the day. Also, the boons and banes of television were shared including the information of the channels that are beneficial to watch and learn. Everyone was also told about the harms of watching too much TV like effects the imagination skills as well as health hazards. The assembly culminated with a poem recitation on the world of television.
Class III visits Central State Library
On 16th November students of all the sections of Class III went to visit the Central State Library of Patiala. Children were shown the different sections of the library, understanding the significance of each of them. Ms. Kulbir Kaur, the head librarian explained the students how they can be the member if the library and hence inculcate the habit of reading. She showed the different type of books available for kids like talking books, pop-up books, feel and touch books. Overall, the visit was helpful in promoting the reading habits amongst the students.
National Education Day observed (5th of November 2019)
Special Assembly marks Diwali
Students of Class I presented a special assembly on the occasion of "Diwali". All the four sections participated in this special assembly, contributing to the colourful occasion. The traditional significance of the festival was depicted with a musical choreography. Children exhibited confidence and clarity as they shared the ways of celebrating a safe Diwali along with keeping the aspect of "Green Eco Friedly" celebrations in mind. Adding the taste of festivity, a colourful Adding more festivity to the assembly, a lively group dance was presented by the cheerful students. A festive song wishing everyone joy and happiness was also rendered on the occasion. The special assembly culminated with a short quiz for all the classes. Principal Mr.Santosh Shukla appreciated the efforts of the children and applauded their presentation skills. He also conveyed his festive wishes to the entire DPS Family.
Fun Games for Class III
Students of class III enjoyed fun games on 16th of November 2019. In all, 112 students of class III participated in the fun games. They played games like 'in and out', 'frog ' race , "shoe the chair" to name a few, and enjoyed them thoroughly.
Special Assembly on Children's Day
A special assembly by Class III Innovators was presented on the eve of Children's Day. Students shared the importance and significance of this day. On this occasion, the children also pledged to help the underprivileged children of the society to rise above their circumstances and shine in their lives. A dance performance was also enjoyed by everyone.
PTC Junior Smart Kids Auditions
PTC Junior Smart Kids auditions were held in DPS Patiala. Many upcoming Divas were shortlisted for the second round (City Finale) which was held on 20th November 2019 at Ishmeet Singh Music Institute, Ludhiana. Our Kids enthusiastically participated in the event under different categories i.e. singing, dancing and acting. At the end of the event certificates and gifts were distributed to all the participants. I was really a wonderful exposure for our kids.
DPS PATIALA QUIZ COMPETITION
Delhi public school Patiala Got third position in quiz competition held by Edu Khalsa welfare at Harpal tiwana patiala.58 students of school participated in it.Quiz team winners Charu of 10th and prabhsimran of 6th were honoured with wrist watches and trophy and rest of the participants got medals and certificates.
Students enjoy a magnificent Children's Day
The Management, Staff and Faculty of Delhi Public School Patiala organised a grand show on the occasion of the Children's Day on November 14th. The day started with all the classes enjoying a cake-cutting session, with all the students getting a share of the delicious cake. This was followed by special cultural assemblies at the 3 levels- Pre-primary, Primary (Classes I-III) and classes IV-XII. The assembly zones were decorated with colourful props lending a cheerful ambience all over the campus. Teachers pampered the students with several cultural dance forms, choreographies and rib-tickling enactments. Each performance drew a lot of appreciation and applause from the super excited students, who were in awe to watch their beloved teachers performing. This was followed by the "Bal Mela" with the non-HRTs pitching in to offer lip-smacking and sumptuous snacks in the colourful counters set up. Children savoured everything on offer - from candy-floss to Pasta to "Bhel Puri to Chocolate Shakes and fruit punches. Popular Indian tangy snacks like "Gol Gappas", "Bhel-Puri" and "Stuffed Kulchas" were equally in demand. The Ice-cream vendor and the Balloon vendor were busier than ever. The pre-primary children enjoyed an exclusive party in the AV Hall, and were excited as they got colourful balloons as takeaways.
The day ended with a grand dance party in the play-ground where the students thoroughly enjoyed shaking their feet to the popular dance numbers.
Mr. Santosh Shukla conveyed his wishes to the students and asked the children to enjoy every bit of their childhood, remaining on the right path at all times. He also appreciated the teachers for putting up a colourful show in spite of having a very hectic schedule.
Kindergarten's visit to Gurudwara Moti bagh
We at DPS Patiala believe that every religion must be respected and accepted.To mark the occasion of Guru Nanak Dev ji's "Gurupurab', the Kindergarten students of DPS Patiala visited the Moti bagh Gurudwara. With their heads covered, students knelt down in prayers.It was a wonderful experience as they sat down and listened to the melodious "Kirtan".The children were told about the teachings of Guru Nanak Dev ji.The "Karah-Prashad" distributed at the end of the visit was relished by the little ones.
Guru Nanak Jayanti Celebrated
Delhi Public School Patiala had 'solemnity' reigning in its campus on 9th Nov,2019. Continuing it's celebration of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the students of class 5 held a special assembly that began with all the students and staff chanting the 'mool mantra'. The life history of the Guru along with his revered teachings and related verses were elaborated and sung by the students. The stage, that was set up with floral garlands,wooden cutouts, posters and charts reverbrated with positivity .The students of the dramatics club and the literary club also contributed by enacting a skit, presenting a choreography along with a speech about Guru Nanak and the relevance of his teachings in today's modern times .The various activities being held all over the globe to mark this occasion were also highlighted. The assembly culminated with the 'ardaas' and 'parshaad'. The principal, Mr.Santosh Shukla, addressed the students and encouraged them to understand the importance of brotherhood and become messengers of world peace.
English story telling Activity
Undoubtedly, it is the stories that give wings to our imagination and take us to places beyond the boundaries of our physical world into the land of fairies, dragons and wishing trees.Since time immemorial,story- telling has been an integral part of our culture.To keep the tradition going and to inculcate the love for reading in children, an English Story-telling activity was held on October 18, 2019.Childern narrated stories like Thirsty Crow,Lion and the Mouse,Akbar & Birbal,The boy and the Apple Tree and many more.To captivate the audience's attention and make the narration interesting,the narrotors donned the avatars of the characters and used aids like puppets and masks.The participants made effective use of facial expressions, gestures and voice modulation to give a memorable experience.
Ravana Mask making
On the occasion of Dussehra, a "Ravana" mask-making activity was held in Kindergarten to encourage creativity in children.Kids came up with amazing art work.The wing wore a festive look by the enthusiastic participation by all the students.
Chickpeas Salad Day
A "Salad & Sprouts activity" was organised for the students of KG I & KG Il.The students excitedly wore their aprons and chef caps for this exciting activity with a great enthusiasm.They learnt that this salad with simple ingredients is an excellent source of low fat protein & fibres.Kids showed great interest in mixing the finely chopped cucumber, onions and tomatoes into the sprouted chick peas.Students then sprinkled the mixture with lime juice,"chaat masala" and fresh green coriander before their teachers gave it a toss.All the students relished their self-assembled sumptuous chickpea salad!!
Visit to Super-mart
Kindergarten kids went on a field trip to Super-Mart .On their visit to supermarket children were made to identify the types of foods displayed there. They also enjoyed the different sections of the Super market like Fresh fruits, Vegetables ,Grains and Pulses section, toiletries, bakery and canned goods.The teachers helped them gain an understanding on how things are bought,billed and paid for. It was a fun learning experience for each child.
Visits and excursions never fail to add a spark to the kindergarten schedule!
Visit to campus of the Verka Milk plant
Students of Kindergarten wing went for a picnic to the green environs of the Verka Milk Plant for an outdoor learning trip.Teachers shared their views on the importance of drinking milk and choosing milk products over the more tempting junk food.Little ones also enjoyed the rides and play activities with their HRTs.The day was a fun-filled one for the excited kids.
Blue day celebration
"Kiddies paint their mood in shades of blue"Kindergarten section of DPS Patiala celebrated the colour "Blue" in the school campus.The significance of blue colour was reiterated through a series of activities. Excitement and enthusiasm was visible everywhere.All the children came dressed up in different shades and hues of blue.An array of blue colored objects like umbrellas,balls,clouds, flowers were on display helping the students have a clear sense of the colour and it's importance.The little ones of KG I made a blue drop painting using finger print technique. A beautiful variety of fish were also crafted with paper plates. On the other hand, senior KG children got engaged in cotton dabbing,free- hand drawing work and colouring activities.It was indeed a visual treat to see the wonderful vibes of the blue colour on our little ones.
Obeisance at Gurudwara Sahib
As a part of the celebrations of the oncoming 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, 170 students of classes 4 and 5 of Delhi Public School Patiala visited the Motibagh Gurudwara Sahib on 2nd Nov.2019.They offered prayers in the main hall and joined the congregation in the 'kirtan' and 'path'.The Head Granthi briefed them about the history of the Gurudwara and explained about the ongoing celebrations of the Prakash Purab of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. Later ,they visited the sarovar and partook 'prasad ' and 'langar'.This visit is an initiative by the school to sensitize the students about the religious fervour building up in their city and will definitely go a long way towards inculcating brotherhood and tolerance amongst the future citizens .
Aandotsav 2019, the 7th Annual Day of Delhi Public School Patiala was held with zeal and jubilation at the Harpal Tiwana Centre of Performing Arts Patiala on Thursday,24th and 25th of October. Honorable Sh. Kumar Amit (IAS),DC Patiala and Mr.Varun Sharma(IPS) SP City,Patiala presided over the function as the Chief Guest. The function commenced with the lighting of the traditional lamp followed by a series of exhilarating performances based on the theme of Unity in Diversity and human love above all biases of caste, colour, creed and religion. Students showcased their talents through dance performances and acts. All the performances were intricately woven in a story of an alien lost on the rich land of India where he finds people of all religion living together. The audience was truly enthralled by the performance and confident stage presence of the young ones. The young achievers were honored and appreciated with accolades in the prize distribution ceremony. Principal Mr. Santosh Shukla presented the Annual Report and appraised all of the various achievements and activities of the school in the fields of academics, co-curricular and sports, establishing it as a premiere educational institution in the region. The show was a huge success and was admired by all.
An event named ‘Little Achievers” was held at Delhi Public School Patiala on 12 October 2019. Tiny tots from well known preparatory schools like Bachpan, Little Pumpkins and Gad’s participated in a Show ‘n Tell and a Colouring Competition. The little ones participated with full enthusiasm, confidence and zeal. . Such competitions also lead to giving the children exposure and help in increasing their confidence level.
Mr. S. N. Shukla, Principal of DPS Patiala gave certificates and prizes to the participants and thanked the visiting schools for participating in the event and giving the students the right kind of platform for success.
Debut MUN of DPS Patiala
The debut Model United Nations Conference of Delhi Public School Patiala was organized by the school on the 12th and 13th of October 2019. The 2-day event saw 101 delegates from the various schools in the city, and from as far as Bathinda, Rajpura, Nabha and Mandi Gobindgarh. The opening ceremony included a key-note address by Principal Mr.Santosh Shukla, who welcomed the delegates and the escorting teachers to the event. The students then segregated into the 4 committees – United Nations General Assembly(SOCHUM III), United Nations Security Council, All India Political Parties Meet and International Press, for their day-long debating sessions. The day-one culminated with a happening and vibrant social evening at the pool-side.Students were welcomed back to the campus on 13th October 2019 for the proceedings of day two. The debating sessions were interesting and clearly reflected the amount of research put in for the same.All students enjoyed the coffee and lunch breaks and appreciated the arrangements made by the school.
Day 2 culminated with the distribution of awards in the closing ceremony. The executive board members were also presented with souvenirs of the event. In the International Press Committee headed by Sanyam Jain and Vatsal Dwivedi - the Best Journalist Award was bagged by Mst.Sidharth(DAV School Patiala) , Best Photographer Award by Mst.Kunal Arora (DAV School Patiala) and the Best Caricaturist Award was bagged by Ms.Navkiran Kaur (DPS Patiala).
In the AIPPM Committee headed by Sahinoor Singh Sidhu, the Verbal Mention awards were bagged by – Mst.Abhay(Nitin Gadkari), Ms.Nimarjot Kaur(Mamta Banerjee), Ms.Rishima (Mayawati) and Kashish Singla (Uma Bharti). Apoorva (Manish Sisodia) and Arpita(A.K.Anthony) were the winners in the Special Mention Award category.
Harshpreet Kaur(Narendra Modi) and Uday Pratap Singh (Asad-ud-Din Owaisi) were awarded with medals and certificates for the High Commendation Awards they received. The Best Delegate Award of the AIPPM Committee was received by Suchreet Kaur of DPS Patiala (Sonia Gandhi).
The Heritage Club visits Phulkari Centre
Heritage Club students visited a cooperative society at Rajpura that helped the Phulkari artisans earn a living. Students were shown different products of Phulkari - both handmade and machine-made. Students enjoyed the hands-on sessions on different embroideries. Various products like mobile-pouches, file-folders, cushion covers and dupattas were exhibited. In addition to learning the nuances of this traditional embroidery , students also understood the working of a cooperative society.
Field Visit by Young Mathematical Enthusiasts
Mathematics Club students -both Junior and Senior Club members visited the Mathematical Park located at the Govt.Sen.Sec. School-Rajpura Town. Students learnt several applications of concepts like volume, surface area and many mire, that were represented in 3-dimensional models. All concepts right from class IV to class X displayed through interesting and intriguing representations including nets of 3 represent at Students were amazed to see colourful walls depicting number system, abacus and multiplication tables. Games related to time, fractions and circles were thoroughly enjoyed by the excited students.
The visit was fruitful with ample gain of knowledge by the entire group.
Blood Donor Day observed
The Health and Wellness Club students visited the blood bank and collection centre at Government Rajindra Hospital. With Blood Donor Day related activities in process, students also visited the Thalassemia Ward and met the Thalassemic children to understand the vitality of blood donation. Students understood the criteria that the prospective donors had to meet before being able to donate blood. Doctors also gave the students guidance to maintain a healthy haemoglobin status. Students also understood the stages of blood collection and subsequent storage of blood in the blood bank. A video "The journey of blood from vein to vein" helped the students understand the procedures involved in the blood bank in a better way.
Delhi Public School Patiala organised a Cycle Rally
Delhi Public School Patiala organised a Cycle Rally on the 30th of September 2019, to spread the dire need to conserve water - a fast depleting resource of our environment. The rally saw active participation from students hailing from classes IV to XI. The rally was flagged off from the main gates of NIS at 6:00 am by the Guest of Honour - S.Karnail Singh, SHO, In-Charge Traffic and PCR, the school Principal Mr.Santosh Shukla and the coordinator Ms.Shveta Goyal. The students were segregated into 3 age groups. The traffic police, Patiala and a medical team from Columbia Asia provided all support to the school for this noble venture. The winners in each category were - Class IV-V - Boys - Pranav, Viraj and Akshit and Girls - Dhariti, Khanak, Guntas; Class VI-VIII - Boys - Gurmastak, Samar and Yuvraj and Girls - Tanvi, Saizneek, Prem Mohinder; Class IX-XI - Boys - Gurjeet, Rohan and Divjot; All the winners were awarded achiever medals by S.Karnail Singh. Mr.Santosh Shukla congratulated the winners and all the participants for their support in the endeavour. He also encouraged them to be a Water Hero by using water wisely.
All the participants were provided with refreshments before dispersal.
Grandparents' Day Celebration.
The pillars of DPS Family, the grandparents were welcomed on the occasion of Grandparents' Day Celebration.
After the traditional welcome, the enthusiastic guests were taken to the AV Hall of the newly constructed KG Block. The chirpy children of KG2 presented the welcome dance.Thereafter, the grandparents enjoyed a series of games and cultural items with a spirited participation.
Principal Mr.Santosh Shukla thanked the senior guests and also shared his thoughts on the valuable role of the grandparents in holding the families together.
The beautiful event culminated with a dance party on the bollywood hits of yesteryears.
A Retro Themed Teachers Day
The teachers at DPS Patiala had a memorable Teachers' Day 2019. The heavy downpour did not dampen the spirits of both teachers and students. The venue of the cultural show was the AV Hall in the newly constructed KG Block. The teachers were given a scintillating welcome by students as they walked on the Red Carpet leading to the venue. Teachers were dressed up making style statements from 70s,80s,90s in sync with the retro theme. The dance performances of the children on the bollywood numbers from yesteryears were an instant hit.
The ceremonial cake was cut by the Principal Mr.Santosh Shukla along with the school Head Boy Ishaan Sharma and Head Girl Mehardeep. This was followed by greeting & song dedication of each teacher, one of the most enjoyable activity of the day. Principal Mr.Shukla thanked the school council and organising team for putting up a fantastic show. Later, the staff and teachers enjoyed a dance party sumptuous lunch at 'The Shaurya'.
The Exclusive Kindergarten Block Inaugurated
The 3rd functional block of Delhi Public School Patiala was formally inaugurated today, the 7th of September 2019. The Chief Guest for the occasion was Mr.K.K.Sharma, Chairman, PRTC. He was given a traditional welcome and escorted to the new block. After cutting the ribbon, he was escorted to the AV Hall.
The cultural program began with the traditional lamp lighting ceremony, followed by a spirited welcome song by the school choir. The dance recital “Ganesh Vandana” spread the aura of positivity and auspiciousness around the campus. Principal Mr.Santosh Shukla delivered the formal welcome address and expressed his gratitude to the eminent guest for his presence. Mr.K.K.Sharma, in his address, appreciated the illustrious Delhi Public School Society and shared his happiness on the growth of DPS Patiala, stating that the school had created an exclusive niche for itself in the field of holistic education in the region.
He was elated to see the enormous campus, housing excellent facilities for students. He assured the school of support in all the future endeavours. Mr. K.K.Sharma also planted a green sapling in the campus and encouraged the children to be precautious about the depleting natural resources. The guest was taken on a campus tour by the Principal Mr. Santosh Shukla and the Academic Coordinator, Ms.Shveta Goyal. This new block houses a whole new set of activity rooms, a larger infirmary, an audio-visual room and of course a newly furnished kindergarten wing.
Fit India Movement by Hon'ble Prime Minister
Janamashtmi was celebrated with pomp and fervor at Delhi Public School Patiala. The special assembly that was organized in the school campus by class IX Ecatapulted everyone around into the festive mood. Students presented "Krishna Bhajans" and also shared the significance of the festival. A musical choreography depicted the entire childhood of Lord Krishna culminating in a fascinating "Raas Leela". This was followed by Krishna Arti and distribution of Prashad. The entire limelight was however stolen by the "Dahi Handi" tradition with the chants of "Hathi Ghoda Paalki..Jai Kanhaiya Laal Ki" reverberating in the air.
Principal Mr.Santosh Shukla gave his festive wishes to the students and the staff members.
Social Science and Science Departments hold exhibition
The departmental exhibitions of the Science and SST department were held on the 17th of August 2019, coinciding with the PTM.The Science exhibition witnessed the participation of a number of impressive models and displays, creatively made by students. A group of 55 student volunteers were more than excited to explain and share their know-how on scientific concepts. The various static and working models that were showcased were appreciated the parents, who thronged the senior science labs in large numbers.Out of total of 46 models/projects presented, 26 of them were working. Students garnered appreciation and motivation both from parents as well as teachers for their creative and innovative display. Many parents found experiential learning truly enriching.The agenda of the exhibition was to harness the scientific aptitude in students and develop in them an attitude of research mindedness, thereby promoting the qualities of analytical and critical thinking.In the Social Science Exhibition, students from class IV-XII participated whole-heartedly, with a spirited approach in preparing and later explaining about the models. Subject-specific 3-D models were prepared i.e History, Civics, Economics and Political Science. In addition to these beautiful artefacts originating from different states of India were also made and presented. Some student volunteers also wonderfully managed the games and puzzles counter on interesting topics like the Preamble, Tectonic Plates etc. and involved the enthusiastic parents in the activities. Students also prepared data cards depicting all key characteristics of the states of India. Beautiful charts on display depicted the different revolutions, battles and sea routes.Parents appreciated the entire set-up and also applauded the efforts of the students for their research and information sharing skills.
DPS Family welcomes Mr.Binay Kumar Jha, Chief Commissioner, Income Tax, Ludhiana
On the 14th of August 2019, the staff and the students of DPS Patiala were truly elated to welcome Mr.Binay Kumar Jha, the Chief Commissioner of Income Tax, Ludhiana. He was received by the Principal Mr.Santosh Shukla and given a traditional welcome by the student members of the Jagriti Club.The Jagriti Club was initiated with the guidance of the Income Tax Department, Patiala.Mr.Jha formally inaugurated the vertical garden project that was installed in the school premises by the Income Tax Department under the Mission Jagriti Program. He was taken around the school campus and appreciated the environmental endeavours of the school. He interacted with the students and also encouraged them to be involved in nation-building initiatives in their own small ways. He also discussed the “Mission Jagriti Pay Tax & Build your India" venture of the department. Mr.Jha also appreciated the 100% participation of the school involving each student, right from Kindergarten-I to Class XII, in the card-making activity for sending wishes and thoughts across to our brave soldiers.Mr Jha was assured of all support and participation, as an institution, for all the future social endeavours of the Income Tax department by the Principal Mr.Santosh Shukla. He was presented a letter of support for the same. As a mark of his visit, the visiting dignitary also planted 2 green saplings in the school premises, helped by the student volunteers of the school.
Social Welfare Club hosts Special Guests !
The Social Welfare Club of DPS Patiala, organised a special day for the underprivileged children adopted by the NGO 'Har Hath Kalam' for the cause of providing education to them.These children who live in the slums, smiled brighter through this effort.They were all formally welcomed at the school reception and then taken for a round around the campus,had their refreshment by the pool- side, their eyes shined deeper while getting tattooed in the school's Art Department. They danced their hearts out on their favourite beats accompanied by the students of DPS Patiala.Principal Mr. Santosh Shukla interacted with all of them and asked them about their aspirations. He also motivated them to go on with their studies for a starry tomorrow and thanked the NGO volunteers for working for this noble cause.Kids were given books and stationary shared by the students of the school. The visiting students felt like being on cloud nine and thanked everyone for the wonderful time spent together at DPS Patiala.
My Values and Me !
On August 19, 20 and 21st , a speech competition was conducted in school for grade 1- 3 students. The students spoke on the basic moral values of punctuality, discipline, truth and honesty. The students spoke about self discipline, respect for elders, politeness etc. The diction of the students was commendable. Students of all the sections participated with zeal. They were judged on the basis of confidence, fluency and content. The contest was one of the steps to inculcate the basic moral values in our little ones.Over all the activity was a great success and a good learning experience for every one.
U-17 Cricket Team wins at Zonal Level of Punjab School Games
The U-17 Cricket Team of the school won the first match against the Scholar Field Public School, Patiala. The team played well and comfortably won by 8 wickets. This was the first event at the Zonal Level.
Sukhmanvir Singh Gill wins a Silver at District Level
Mst.Sukhmanvir Singh Gill of class IX won a Silver in the 50 Metre Back Stroke event at the District Tandrust Punjab Competition.
DPS Patiala Team Wins laurels at DPSB MUN
ight students of DPS Patiala represented the school at the Model United Nations Conference that was organised by DPS Bathinda from the 8th of August to the 10th of August 2019. They actively participated in the debates through the 3-day event. Mst.Meet Kamal of class X was declared the "Best Delegate" (UNGA) , while Mst. Keshav Goel of Class X bagged the Honourable Mention Award in the UNHRC Committee.
The students were appreciated by the Principal Mr.Santosh Shukla. The entire team was felicitated In the special assembly on 14th August 2019.
-THE TANGY & SPICY EXPERIENCE
DPS Kindergarten Section enjoyed a kitchenette activity "The Tangy & Spicy Bhelpuri Party" on the 9th August 2019. The children learnt "bhelpuri" making from the puffed rice combined with a variety of raw salad ingredients like potatoes, onions, peanuts, coriander, sev and some sauces.Children had a lot of fun together with their teachers. They not only enjoyed making, but also eating the yummy tangy snack with their friends. Children learnt the names of ingredients used and cooking terms enhancing their culinary vocabulary as well.
The aim of this activity was to develop healthy eating habits and the little chefs promised to make the same dish with their moms at home too !
Kindergarten Friendship Day Celebration!!
Kindergarten kids enjoyed a Summer Party to beat the sun-scorched summer day. The HRTs of the KG classes taught the kids to prepare the tangy drink using the popular tang concentrate.The excited kids added ice and water into their glasses.The activity was meant to give the students a hands-on experience.
Students were encouraged to make the summer drink for their parents and grandparents too.The party food and an animated movie added to the party mood of the tiny-tots.
Kindergarten Friendship Day Celebration!!
" There is something about childhood friends that you can't replace!"Young DPSites of DPS Patiala celebrated the joy of friendship with great zeal and excitement. Children came decked-up in the colour of friendship -yellow.They were told about the importance of the day and had activities related to the occasion.They made greeting cards and friendship bands for their friends and were super excited to give it to their friends. The day concluded with the students hugging their friends, sharing chocolates and dancing on their favourite tunes.They went home not only wearing their friendship bands but also with lovely smiles on their faces.
Teej @ DPS Patiala
The monsoon festival of "Teej" was celebrated at DPS Patiala with a colourful special assembly. The students shared the significance of all the rituals related to this festival. Little girls of class 5 presented a foot-tapping "Giddha". Later, the students and teachers dressed up in their traditional attires enjoyed the festive swings under the trees.
Patiala Team bags an award at Zonal Inter DPS Dance Fest.
The Classical Dance Team of DPS Patiala participated in the Inter DPS Dance Festival (North Zone-1) that was held at DPS Chandigarh on the 2nd of August 2019. The team comprising of 9 girls were prepared for a Kathak presentation based on the real life achiever Arunima Sinha as the theme given was “Shushakti”.In all 18 teams from north zone (1) participated in the mega event and vied for the top positions. The first 4 teams selected for the Nationals were DPS Chandigarh, DPS Mohali, DPS Patiala and then DPS Jammu. It was a moment of pride when DPS Patiala bagged the 2nd runner-up trophy.Principal Mr.Santosh Shukla congratulated the team and appreciated the efforts of the teachers and students for the spectacular performance. He also motivated them to work harder to achieve a marked recognition at the upcoming National Level. A special performance for the school students was staged in the assembly on the 3rd of August 2019.
Spread the Bread - Cookery Contest Organised !
The cookery club of Delhi Public School Patiala held a cookery competition-"Spread the bread" for the students of classes 6-8, to display their culinary skills. The chefs-in - making worked wonders and presented a wide variety of dishes. Each delicacy was adjudged on the basis of taste, flavour, presentation, novelty/innovation and nutritional value. The enthusiasts exhibited their creativity and skills giving the judges a tough time. The Principal Mr.Santosh Shukla and the Academic Coordinator Ms.Shveta Goyal lauded and encouraged the efforts of the budding chefs.
139th Birth Anniversary of Munshi Premchand celebrated
The Department of Hindi celebrated the 139th Birth Anniversary of Dhanpat Rai Shrivastavabetter known by his pen name Munshi Premchand was an Indian writer famous for his modern Hindi-Urdu literature. An inter-house Hindi Play competition was organized based on 4 selected works from his works that include more than a dozen novels, around 250 short stories, several essays and translations of a number of foreign literary works into Hindi. Students of classes IX-X were more than enthusiastic on presenting their plays based on the stories – “Mantra”, “Budhi Kaaki”, “Jhaanki” and “Jyoti”. Each house put in all their efforts to make their presentation as realistic as possible with innovative props that recreated the ambience required by the script. This initiative was to promote the interest of the students towards the great works of this popular literary figure.
Principal Mr.Santosh Shukla lauded the efforts of the students and teachers in preparing the performances.
The results of the competition were declared as follows – 1st Position – Beas House, 2nd Position-Chenab House, 3rd Position – Ravi House and 4th – Position- Sutlej House
Adzapp Time at Kindergarten
An Adzapp activity was organized by DPS Patiala for the students of Kindergarten section.The idea behind conducting this activity was to provide a platform for the participants to explore their creativity and stage presence skills.The products that the little actors advertised ranged from - Fashion, Toiletries,Clean India,Food and of course the omnipresent Mobile phones. It was a perfect blend of creativity, laughter and precision when the participants took to the stage to present their advertisement. The expressions and delivery captured the attention of each one present. Amazing eye- catching and beautiful props were used by each participant. The teachers and the young audience had a memorable time indeed.
Special Assembly marks Kargil Vijay Diwas (25th July 2019)
The students of Class IV Chanakya presented a special assembly on the eve of Kargil Vijay Diwas. Other than sharing the details of the Kargil War, the students paid rich tributes to the brave hearts who laid down their lives safeguarding our freedom and motherland. An emotional choreography was also presented, depicting the scenes when the soldiers left their families to go to the frontiers of the country.
Principal Mr.Santosh Shukla related the entire sequence of the war, giving the students an insight into the challenges and hardships that the Indian Army went through, before snatching back the rightful control of the Indian territory under attack. He appreciated the efforts of the class in presenting a wonderful assembly.
Monsoon Special Assembly (20th July 2019)
Class IV Kautalya presented a beautiful assembly on the monsoon season. The students shared the joys of the season along with the health hazards of the season as well. A lot of information regarding the different diseases and infections that were prominent during this season, along with the preventive measures that could be taken for safety.
The school doctor Dr.Rishma Kohli also addressed the assembly , giving tips and measures to tackle health issues. Principal Mr.Santosh Shulka appreciated the efforts of the class in creating awareness among their fellow students and teachers.
Kindergarten Cleanliness Drive on Green Day!
In accordance with 'Swachh Bharat' Mission launched by our Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi, DPS Patiala Kindergarten wing organized a Cleanliness Drive in its vast premises.The drive comprised of assorted activities related to cleanliness, no to plastic awareness along with celebrating the "Global Hand Washing Day". Students were given valuable tips on effective ways of washing hands by the school Doctor.The tiny hands also enjoyed dusting the rooms.They also went to the corridors and playground for picking up a few wrappers and dried leaves.The drive was led by the Principal Mr.Santosh Shukla. He appreciated the green initiative of the junior most students and mnotivate them to continue spreading the awareness.
It was super-exciting for the students of DPS Patiala to come back to school on 15th July after a long relaxing summer break. And imagine their joy on being told that they were being taken for a box office hit soon. Students of classes V to XII were taken to the inspirational block-buster "Super 30" on the 18th of July. The show was a hit with each teacher and student.
It was the animated movie "Lion King" that had the junior children of classes I to IV feel excited and thrilled as they pooled into the school buses with their peers. There was not a moment of dullness throughout the screening of this much awaited movie !
SUMMER CAMP 2019-20
Kindergartners visit the Head Post Office, Patiala.
Excursions are means of educating on how certain things work and how we rely on certain services.The Academic Session 2019-20 began on an exciting note and Kindergarten had a learning visit to the Post-office.The Pre-Primary students began their exploration at the main Post-office, Patiala.The children and the teachers were welcomed warmly by the staff at the Post-office.They are taken around to see how letters are collected, segregated, stamped and then stored in pigeon holes for the postman to collect.It was altogether a great learning experience especially in these times of emails & fax.Visitng a Post-office was something out-of-the-ordinary for the children although "post" is an ancient form of communication.It was delightful on the children's faces as they posted their postcards addressed to their Dads for the upcoming Father's Day.
Face-to-face-A memorable interaction with the Guest of the Day-Manpal Tiwana
Combined session of Dramatics Club, Literary Club and French Club: Today's club session was a special one. A guest lecture had been arranged by the Dramatics club. The guest being Mr.Manpal Tiwana,Creative Director Harpal Tiwana Foundation, Convenor, Harpal Tiwana Centre for Performing Arts., the Literary Club and the French club decided to join in. A welcome speech giving a brief outline of the guest profile was given.Mr Tiwana interacted with the students in a very informal manner. He started off by speaking about his childhood and why he chose theatre as his profession. He held the attention of the students by sharing his life's experiences, memorable moments and his interactions with legendary actors.The Literary Club students enacted the skit which they had been practicing. Mr Tiwana watched very carefully and later gave a couple of tips on how to improve dialogue delivery and how to hold the attention of the audience through eye contact. Mr Tiwana advised the students to 'always have a dream and to keep the dream alive'. He said, "Always keep the ball bouncing".The session ended with the guest being honoured by reciting a few lines in Punjabi and Hindi about his personality. Concluding the session, he was gifted with a potted plant to show gratitude followed by a brief photo session.This combined session was a wonderful one
Pre-summer session ends with a colorful book fair
Delhi Public School Patiala organized a 3-day book fair for the students before the commencement of the Annual Summer Break. Students were excited as they browsed through the array of books on every conceivable subject. It was evident that with the soaring temperatures and the advice to stay indoors by the school’s physician, a good collection books was going to prove the best remedy for the break.
TRIP TO KUFRI HILLS (May 25 to 27,2019)
A two nights-three days adventure cum fun trip to the Kufri hills and Shimla, organised by DPS Patiala commenced on May 25th and concluded on May 27th of this ongoing session. The trip was for students of classes VIII to XI. 60 boys and 29 girls had opted for the trip. They were accompanied by 8 escort teachers.The journey was an enjoyable one with the students singing, listening to songs and chatting with their friends. They had a delicious and nutritious breakfast at Clark’s Inn, near Pinjore. After breakfast, the students were full of reinforced energy and thoroughly enjoyed the rest of the journey to the Mapple Adventure camp in Kufri. Some of the students who had gone to the hills for the first time were thrilled at the sight of the beautiful camp.On arrival at the camp, the students were served lunch. The cottages were comfortable and were at different levels.After some rest, went for an adventurous trekking activity. As darkness set in and the chill increased, started the DJ. Dancing away to their favourite numbers, the students shed off their day’s tiredness. Then the camp people started a bonfire. Sitting around the bonfire listening to and singing soulful renditions, the students were totally in one with nature. A delectable dinner followed and was enjoyed by the students. The first day ended with the still energetic students going up to their cottages where they continued enjoying with their friends.
Day two started off with an early morning exercise session. It was a wonderful session of exercises which relaxed the body and energized the minds of the students. The session took place amidst beautiful wild flowers and the view of the Himalayan foothills. After the session, the students went off to get ready for the day’s activities.
The boys and girls went on to do rock climbing and repelling, while the girls tried out the Burma bridge activity. Both the activities were thoroughly enjoyed by the students. Another activity called the Bush craft, required team co-ordination and proper communication to play the game, this followed with Valley crossing.
Later tired and hungry they were served yummy hot snacks. After enjoying the snacks, they freshened up and relaxed with their friends. As the night set in, the DJ started and the students danced and sang. Later the bonfire also added to the charm of the hills. Dinner was a mouth-watering spread and was enjoyed by the students. As it was the last night in the camp, students took in the atmosphere and made memories with their friends.
The third and final day of the trip started with several students getting up early to enjoy a walk. Breakfast was served and the students were ready to go to the next destination, Shimla.
Shimla had a beautiful weather. The students were divided into smaller groups with an escort teacher each. The students enjoyed the sights, shopped and enjoyed some snacks. The journey back was just as energetic as on the first day, albeit they were a bit sad that the trip was about to end.
The buses arrived in Patiala a little before the scheduled time and after a smooth dispersal, all the students were safely sent back home with their guardians.
Faculty visit NFCI
Delhi Public School Patiala organized a workshop for teachers at the Hotel Management and Cooking Institute of NFCI at Patiala on 25th May , 2019.
30 faculty members of the school were introduced to the Finishing School by Ms. Rupinder, the centre in-charge. She explained the various short term and long term courses offered by this institution and their vocational scope. Further, Chef Ram led all of them to the fully equipped kitchen and demonstrated the making of a few dishes like roasted bell pepper pasta salad, open-faced veggie sandwiches, banana - pineapple smoothie etc. He explained the importance of using the apt equipment for each step of procedure to get finesse in the recipe. Numerous queries related to baking, cooking and various cuisines were patiently answered by the chef himself. He even encouraged some teachers to join him for the demonstration to get a hands- on experience. Later,a delicious snack was prepared by the students of the Institute, that all the teachers relished. It was a wonderful and a novel training session, to say the least.
Kindergarten Mother's Day Celebration!
The faculty of DPS Patiala hosted Mother's Day for the lovely 'Super Mommies' of Kindergarten wing.The mothers were specially invited to spend a memorable day filled with activities and fun.The venue was aptly decorated in keeping in sync with the theme.The happy and excited mothers took part in the various competitions namely - Cooking without fire, Vase Deciration and Dry flower arrangement. All the events were team events comprising of the mother and child.The best performers were given away prizes by the Academic Coordinator Ms.Shveta Goyal.The event concluded with a energetic dance party for the young mothers.
JUST-A-MINUTE ACTIVITY on Mommies!
Students of Kindergarten participated actively in JUST -A-MINUTE activity held on 24th May 2019. 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" & "Star of the Day" cards were distributed to the best performers as a token of appreciation.
Traffic Awareness Camp
Dental Camp Organised
DPS Patiala organised the annual dental checkup camp in collaboration with Luxmi Bai Dental College and Hospital, Patiala in the school premises on the 13 and 14th of May 2019. The team of 4 dentists (In-charge Public Health Department, In-charge Pediatric Dentistry and two Dental Surgeons) accompanied by 11 interns visited all the classes right from Kindergarten to Class XII for the dental check. The students with dental concerns were advised with the required treatment and also given tips regarding the proper brushing techniques. All students were motivated to be regular with their dental consultations to avoid ailments.
YELLOW DAY CELEBRATION in KINDERGARTEN !
Yellow,the colour of sunshine stands for freshness, positivity intellect and joy.The motive of celebrating this day was to make kids aware about its significance and to develop fine motor skills in the students.The day began with fun filled introduction concerning the colour yellow.The corridors were decorated with yellow balloons and attractive cutouts.Children were not only beautifully dressed in their favourite yellow attires, but also brought yellow objects to make it a complete "YELLOW DAY". Tiffins were tempting with bananas,custard,jelly,lemons,mangoes and pineapples.
Focusing on the theme, the educators planned a bouquet making activity for the little ones.The little ones pasted the paper cutouts of flowers on the yellow bouquets.The children enjoyed the activity and made the learning event active and sporty.
“Mummy Ka Magic” rules the Cookery Club Session
Cookery club-With Mother's Day approaching, the club invited the mother of a club member to share a recipe with the Club members. Mrs. Akalkirat Kaur shared some authentic South Indian dishes and also gave the options to the children to experiment some variations. She was more than delighted to share her know-how and patiently answered the many inquisitive questions that came across from the students ranging from "the favourite food that her mother used to cook", "When did she first start cooking ?”. The students relished the dish and enjoyed the tete-a-tete with the guest. Mrs. Akalkirat was thanked for her time and effort with a beautiful green sapling.
Cyber Security Session by Blogger’s Club
Blogger’s Club organised an interactive session on Cyber Security. Mr. Rachit Lamba shared the various types of cyber threats and how one can be secure with a little caution. He also threw light on the common attacks that were threatening the Cyber world these days.He also answered the various queries that were raised by the children. Mr.Rachit was presented with a sapling on behalf of the Club Members.
Clubs Visit Nature Park
The Social Welfare and the Eco Club students visited the Nature Park that is located in the Environment Park on the 10th of May as a part of their weekly Club schedule. The visit was organized in collaboration with the “Friends of the Environment Park”, an NGO that is selflessly working in the enhancement and beautification of the Environment Park. S.Balbir Singh Billing, Senior Advocate District Courts Patiala and a Patron of the “Friends of the Environment Park” apprised the students about the plans of the NGO and how the associated team members were working to beautify and sustain the green stretch of the city. He motivated the children towards their involvement in the endeavours. The students initiated a cleanliness drive and cleared the park of the weeds and litter.The Health & Wellness Club students enjoyed a walk followed by Yog Asanas in the beautiful environs of the Nature Park. They were also taught the steps towards meditation. The children enjoyed the outdoor visit and also pitched in to help their school mates in the cleanliness drive.
Class X (Batch 2018-19) comes out with flying colors
The declaration of Class X Board results by CBSE sent in another wave of joy and happiness through the premises of Delhi Public School Patiala, close to the heels of the spectacular result of the Class XII students of the school.The top 3 position were bagged by the girls, with Ayesha Gupta being declared as the school topper with a whopping 97%. She was followed by Shubneet Kaur with 95.4% and Khushi Garg at 94.8%. The next in the line-up of toppers were – Manik Bansal (94%), Roop (93.4%), Sanyam Malhotra (93.2%), with Avirag and Lajanpreet Kaur with the score of 91.4%. The excited students thronged the school to share their accomplishment and were given a warm welcome by the Principal and teachers.Principal Mr.Santosh Shukla congratulated the students, their parents and the teachers on the impressive 100% result and conveyed his best wishes for the upcoming academic endeavours of the students. He reinstated the fact that both, the management and faculty of DPS Patiala were forever committed in churning out students with an excellent academic caliber. Mr.Shukla applauded the entire batch for their fabulous performance stating that it added to the pride of the entire fraternity of the DPS Patiala.
A memorable Educational Tour to New Delhi
Delhi public school Patiala organized a 2 days- 1 night trip to New Delhi from 3rd to 4th of May 2019. The Trip was open to all students of standard IV – VII. In all 57 students along with 4 teachers made it for the tour.On the 4th of May, the group moved out of Patiala at about 5: 30 a.m with the breakfast being served at Hotel Vivaan, en-route. The bubbly group of students had a lot of fun, playing games and singing songs through the entire journey.The first major stopover was at the theme park – “The Jurassic Park” located at Sonepat. They had refreshment at Jurassic park and enjoyed themselves to the fullest, trying out each of the huge array of rides, water parks adventures, games. After spending a good time and having lunch, the group moved to Hotel Clark Suites for night stay. The post dinner dance party left them asking for more. On the 5th of May, post breakfast, the kids were taken to “Kidzania”. Students were awestruck with the multitude of activities that the place had to offer. KidZania is a safe, unique, and interactive indoor theme park that empowers, inspires & educates kids through real-life role-playing activities.Built like a city, it is complete with paved roads, battery operated cars, buildings, a functioning economy & its own currency. By blending reality with entertainment, it provides an authentic and powerful developmental platform where kids can discover, explore and learn about the real world.Our excited students enjoyed more than 100 activities including practical experiences of petrol station, digging in archaeological site, banking, police station, cooking and many more.After the colorful experiences the tour headed for visit to Akshardham temple, Delhi.Kids were amazed to see the architecture, peace and spirituality of the place.In all, this trip was memorable for kids as they enjoyed being driven to a new location with interesting things to see and experience with provided learning opportunities.
Mother's Day activities commence at DPS Patiala (4th May 2019)
Class IV & V students geared up for the upcoming Mother's Day with beautiful paper bags and card making activity. The HRTs and the Art Teacher guided the students as they assembled creative paper bags to hold their Mother's Day Card/Photo Frame. The happiness and joy in making these artefacts was evident from the smiles and efforts that the children took while performing the activity.
Inter House Water Polo Tournament Held (4th May 2019)
Students Teams of the 4 houses from Class 6-8 competed in the Inter House Water Polo Match Series on the 4th of May. The teams comprised of 6 best swimmers per house, in the boys category as well as in the girls.In the boys category, Ravi House was declared the Winner followed by Beas House, with the repeat of a similar result in the Girls category too.The Saturday activity was enjoyed by both the team swimmers as well as the equally excited spectators who supported their respective houses.
Assembly on Bird Day (4th May 2019)
Class 7 Venkat presented a special assembly on the occasion of Bird Day. On this occasion the girls of the class presented a beautiful choreography on the lives of the birds. Also a Punjabi poem, "mai han panchi" was rendered by the students which portrayed the sad state of the changing environment and climatic conditions that had led to the extinction of many beautiful species of birds.Principal Mr.Santosh Shukla, as a beautiful gesture, released two white doves, much to the excitement and happiness of all the students. He encouraged children to help the birds by placing water and grain feeders at the parapets and terraces of their homes.
CBSE XII Result brings cheer at Delhi Public School Patiala
DPS Patiala students shone brilliantly in the CBSE XII Board results that were declared on the 2nd of May 2019. Principal Mr.Santosh Shukla was elated to share the news of the excellent result of the foremost batch of XII that was passing out of the school. He congratulated the students, parents and teachers for the continual hard work that had finally paid off with outstanding academic performances by the students.In the medical stream, Gazal Gupta topped in the school with a whopping 96.2%, whereas Kashish Jain topped the non-medical stream with a spectacular percentile of 96%. Purneet Kaur with an impressive 92.2% was declared the school topper from the Humanities group.In addition to these students, 7 students from the Medical Stream scored above 90% whereas 7 students from the Non-Medical stream and 1 student from the humanities group also made the school proud with their promising above 90% score.
Summer Treats on Gratitude Day !!
The Kindergarteners had an Ice Cream Party on the 1st of May and they made the party better with pitching in for ice-creams for the helpers, guards, nannies and gardeners. The ice cream vendor came into the school campus with the summer treats and the best of the flavours that the kids could ask for. The workers at the construction site of an upcoming block of the school were in for a surprise when they got the ice-cream treat The School Council treated the support staff with a refreshing glass of chilled soft drink, much to the joy of the recipients. The council also took the opportunity to thank the helping staff for the immense help that they provided in the day-to-day needs of the school and its students.
Gratitude Day Observed
The May Day was observed as the “Gratitude Day” by the staff and the students of Delhi Public School Patiala. Class VIII Aristotle dedicated a special assembly to thank all the helping hands and the support staff. Gratitude poems and messages were shared on the occasion which was attended by the nannies, peons, drivers, conductors, guards and gardeners. A wonderful “Giddha” was presented by the enthusiastic nannies which won praise and appreciation from all quarters. The male support staff enjoyed a “Bhangra” in the company of students. Principal of the school appreciated and thanked the support staff for their relentless services that kept the entire framework of the school intact. He urged them to keep the children of the school and their safety as their prime priority.
Magic Time at DPS Patiala
A magic show was organized for all students of DPS Patiala in collaboration with the District Red Cross Society, Patiala on the 25th of April 2019. The magician Mr. S.S.Soni kept all the students entertained with his tips and tricks.
Red Day Celebration!
Nature itself has many colours,which makes the world look beautiful. The students of Kindergarten wing celebrated "Red Day" on, Tuesday, 30th of April 2019.To mark this color day, all students and their HRTs came dressed in red attires.Classes were decked -up with vibrant hues of red colour dominating the ambience. Students actively participated in thumb printing and paper crush activities. They were enthusiastic as they dabbedtwith colors to create spectacular strawberry table mats categorically designed by their HRT's for the occasion. Every one enjoyed printing with their own hands. The day proved to be a learning one, with children also learning to sort and classify objects based on colours thereby reinforcing their cognitive skills.
Kindergartners feast with a Tangy n Sweet Corn Party!!
The new session got a lip-smacking start with the tiny tots enjoying a corn 'chaat' snack party on 19th April 2019.They brought sweet corn kernels and with the help of their teachers, tossed the kernals along with salt and spices.Lemon juice was sprinkled over it for the sweet sour tinge. The thrill of preparing a snack with the help of their mother teachers was clearly visible on their beaming faces.They were eager for the second helping too.The little ones wanted to know when their next party would be !!
Rhyme Recitation in Kindergarten!!
"Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words"
Rhymes can prove to be a wonderful stepping stone for young children to learn any language.So, Rhyme Recitation activity was organised for pre-primary section on Friday,26th April 2019. Children came prepared with different rhymes having varied themes - animals, vegetables,fruits,My family, Mother Nature and many more. It was a delight to watch the tiny tots present the rhymes with a marked confidence. The eye-catching props added icing to the cake.Children were appriciated and applauded for thier performances. They were awarded beautiful books with well-done stamps as a token of love and appreciation.
Solo Dance Contest - Folk Flavours of India (20th April)
The nimble footed boys and girls of classes 4 & 5 participated in the solo dance competition that was organised in the school campus. The theme was “Folk Dances outside Punjab” with the objective of creating an awareness about the folk tastes of the states of India. The girls and boys created a festive air in the school, their colourful costumes adding colour and zing to the event.
Inter House Presentation Contest “Authors of the World” (20th April)
An inter-house presentation contest was organised for the students of Classes IX-X. 8 representatives from each house gave their best inputs in vying for the top slots of the first ever inter-house competition of the session. The topic allocated for the event was “Authors of the World” where the teams were to research and share the knowhow about 2 authors – one of whom was to be of Indian origin. The judges appreciated the performances of the teams and the way in which the speakers of each of the houses. The results of the same are-
First Position – Beas House
Second Position – Chenab House
Third Position – Sutlej House & Ravi House
Presentation & Declamation Competition on “Eminent Dancers of the World” (20th April 2019)
The semi-finalists from classes 6-8 took part in the presentation & declamation contest that was held on Saturday, 20th of April 2019. The theme of the competition was to research and speak on the eminent dancers of the world as a part of the activity series related to the upcoming “World Dance Day”. It was an impressive display of oratory skills as students made all efforts to prove their mettle. Each student also made a supporting powerpoint presentation as the backdrop, showcasing the pictures and achievements of the dancer they had chosen to research on. The results of the event are –
Class 6 –
1st – Ojasvi Goyal
2nd – Akshita Kakkar, Mukul, Amreen, Eknoor, Prabhmeet and Samanyu Gaba
3rd – Geetanshi & Sukhman
Class 7 –
1st – Gurjot Singh
2nd – Harseerat Kaur
3rd - Bhavya
Class 8 –
1st – Rishima, Raina SIngla
2nd – Pranjal Malhotra
3rd – Kashish
The investiture ceremony of Delhi Public School Patiala, for the academic session 2019-20, was held in the school premises on 20 April 2019. The ceremony was conducted with a high degree of enthusiasm and sincerity. The ceremony had esteemed Chief Guest Mr.Daljit Singhwho has been providing coaching to the volleyball aspirants in several universities. He encouraged the students with his kind words. The occasion was also graced with the presence of Mr.Chaman Singh. He is now a coach at Polo Ground Patiala. The Principal Mr. S. N.Shukla, the chief guest Mr. DaljitSingh and the guest of honour Mr.Chaman Singh conferred the badges and sash to the elected students. DPS has always moved ahead with a vision of inducing a sense of responsibility and leadership qualities in its students and giving badges and responsibilities is a step further in this direction. The ceremony took off by giving badges to house captains, deputy captains, followed by other badges like – discipline, transport, cultural council members etc. The most awaited positions of head boy and head girl were the last to come. This ceremony also included awarding of “Scholar Badges” and “Blazers” for academic excellence. 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 Chief Guest and the guest of honour addressed the students and appreciated them for their efforts and guided them to take up responsibilities and emerge to be better individuals.He advised the students to follow the path of honesty, integrity and loyalty. The ceremony concluded with the National Anthem.
JAM Activity for Class I (12th April 2019)
The students of Class I had a Just-a-Minute (Oratory) activity on the topics “Baisakhi”, “My Punjab, My Pride”. All the students were also dressed up in colourful traditional Punjabi attires according to the given theme. Students spoke on various aspects of the given topics - about the festival, culture of Punjab, Punjabi delicacies. Few students recited Punjabi rhymes also.Overall, all it was a good exposure for students to know and learn about their state and mainly about the festival Baisakhi. The activity culminated with a tractor-trolley ride around the school campus which the students enjoyed to the fullest.
Kindergarten Baisakhi Celebration! (12th April 2019)
"Amidst the rich harvest across the greenery, Baisakhi has arrived in all its majesty, so let's rejoice and celebrate in style"
With this spirit, Baisakhi was celebrated in DPS Patiala Kindergarten Wing with traditional fervour and gaiety. The little ones enjoyed and performed “Giddha” and “Bhangra” with their teachers and friends. Children were taken to the neighbouring wheat fields to let the children learn the real meaning of the harvesting festival. The school premises was aptly decorated, depicting the harvest season. A Tractor-trolley ride was the star attraction of the day. With all the students decked-up in colourful dresses with music reverberating through the wing, added a lot of charm to the day’s proceedings.
Special Assembly marks “Baisakhi” (12th April 2019)
Students of Class X Alpha presented a special assembly to mark the colourful festival of “Baisakhi”. The proceedings began with the recital of the mool mantra followed by the essence of the festival of Baisakhi. On this occasion, the Principal Mr.Santosh Shukla honoured the representatives from the farming community, namely - S.Daljit Singh (Sarpanch, Village Reethkheri), S.Jagshir Singh, S.Satwinder Singh (Members, Shaheed Bhagat Singh Welfare Club) and S.Nahar Singh (Member, Kisan Union) with “Siropas” and green saplings. He also spoke at length about the immense contribution of the farmers in providing the entire world with food, as they toiled day and night in the fields, adding that we could never thank the farmers enough for all they do for the humanity.
The students presented a beautiful dance presentation – a traditional bhangra with the depiction of the Baisakhi Fair.
JAM Activity for Class II (11th April 2019)
Students of class II enthusiastically participated in the JAM Activity on Baisakhi planned for them. They shared their thoughts about Punjab-My pride and Baisakhi, the harvest festival .Also, many sentences related to their motherland and the indomitable spirit of farmers were expressed by the students. The colourful costumes, coupled by the festive spirit made the event very apt for the occasion.
Kindergarten Wing gives a colourful start to Session 2019-20 (8th April 2019)
The tiny tots of the Kindergarten sections had a wonderful commencement of the session 2019-20. Super excitement was evident in all the kinder classes and corridors of the buzzing wing. The little ones were brimming with enthusiasm as they were warmly welcomed by their HRT's. The day long fun activities kept the little ones really busy. The first timers of K.G.I were adorned with colorful badges with tags that depicted taglines like “the mighty Lion”, “Bouncy Bunny”, “Cutie Cat”, “Smart Starfish”, “Smiling Dolphin”, “Bubbly Panda”, “Elegant Elephant”, “Dancing Peacock”, and many more from their loving teachers. A peppy selfie zone was created to capture the precious memories of the first day. On the whole, the entire day was spent with amazing energy levels.
Nature Walk in the Baradari Gardens
2 days down the new session, the students of class I-III were elated as they went out to the local Baradari Gardens for a Nature Walk. The objective was to observe the different varieties of flora and fauna that were around the beautiful setting of the Baradari Gardens. Children were super-excited as they walked around the garden, having a count of the different kinds of flowers and learning the different hues of the colours that caught their eyes. Butterflies bees and birds and a multitude of other insects were seen by the students. The students were also told about the change of season that it was time to bid adieu the colourful spring and get geared up for the fierce summer sun.
The trip was a wonderful experience and also gave the time to the teachers to get to know their students as well.
The School gates open for the 7th Academic Session
The students of Classes I-XII we given a warm and a traditional welcome on the 4th of April 2019 as they entered the campus of Delhi Public School Patiala, eager to start their day in the new classrooms. Many new students were also given a warm welcome and were guided around the campus with the help of the school council members.
The morning assembly was conducted by the teachers and all good wishes were conveyed to the students as they began another academic session. Ms.Shveta Goyal, the Academic Coordinator delivered the welcome note urging children to take-up the session as a time to elevate themselves in all the spheres of their school life, competing with themselves and making realistic targets to achieve self-improvement. Ms.Poonam Sharma, HOD of Hindi Department rendered an inspirational poem. It was also a time when the newly inducted teachers introduced themselves to the students. The impressive sports department comprising of coaches for the various games also wooed the students towards their sport.
Principal Mr.Santosh Shukla wished the students and stated that in schooling, every new session beings new hopes, new opportunities and new challenges.
Hawan Ceremony 2019-20
The new session of Delhi Public School Patiala got an auspicious start with the traditional “Hawan” ceremony. All the staff members joined in for the ceremony and offered their prayers to seek the blessings of the almighty.
Principal Mr.Santosh Shukla congratulated the teachers and wished them luck for the 7th Academic Session 2019-20. He reinstated the fact that the teachers should leave no stone unturned to deliver the best possible education – both moral and academic, and to keep the principles laid by the Delhi Public School Society as a benchmark in all their school endeavours.