Saturdays are Fun
6th March, Saturday was another fun-filled Saturday for the Students. With an unexpectedly long stay at home through the pandemic phase, children long to enjoy outdoors. Every Saturday is looked forward to by the students and they are never disappointed by the activities planned for them.
Class III and IV enjoyed circle time fun and team building activities with their class teachers, while class V had a passage reading competition, reading from their favourite books Classes VI & VII enjoyed a 3 km long nature walk at the Environment Park, of course observing the flora and fauna as they walked along. They put it all what they saw into a creative write-up ! Group activities were organised at the venue and students also learnt the structural nuances of flowers, leaves and roots too Classes VIII & IX had sports activities - Badminton Matches and Inter-class Dodge Ball Matches.
All fun activities culminated with an hour long HRT period where students discussed and shared their small and big issues as well as achievements with the peer group. Earlier in the day, Principal Mr.Santosh Shukla while addressing the students stated that it was too the school's priority to give students ample opportunities to enjoy the school, and that Saturdays were specifically made non-academic days for students to enjoy a lively day with their classmates.
All activities were conducted with safety and health care of the students, following the prescribed norms.
The Annual Graduation Ceremony 2021
The Annual Graduation Ceremony of the kindergarteners was organized in the open and lush green grounds of Delhi Public School Patiala on 27 February 2021. The function was signified to be a silver lining in the cloudy atmosphere of this year. The entire event was organized following all the norms laid down by the government. 74 students attended the graduation and received their degrees in a short but colourful ceremony. The extraordinary aspect to this function was that the entire preparation for the same was done in a fortnight through online sessions.The function started the Gayatri Mantra followed by a song ‘Light a Candle’ in which the kids seek the blessings of God and urge for world peace. The second the presentation was a Fashion Walk in which the little ones showcased their favourite cartoon characters like Mickey, Minnie, Cinderella, Mowgli, Chotta Bheem and Arabian Nights.The last of the cultural presentation was an action song through which young graduates thanked everyone for the efforts put in which made them sail safely through this pandemic period and also grow as an individual.The Principal of Delhi Public School Patiala Mr. Santosh Shukla congratulated the parents and students and assured them of complete support and required guidance. Parents in turn thanked the school management in arranging for the ceremony and for taking care of all the necessary precautions. The event was a wonderful success and appreciated by the parents.
DPS Scholars honoured
The Scholar Badge Ceremony to celebrate the academic achievements was organized in the open and lush green grounds of Delhi Public School Patiala on 27 February 2021. The solemn function was signified to be a silver lining in the cloudy atmosphere of this year. The function was organized following all the norms laid down by the government. The presence of the students and their parents on this occasion brought enthusiasm and life to the school environment.
The ceremony started with chanting of the “Gayatri Mantra” seeking the blessings of the almighty. It was followed by inspiring words by the Principal Mr. Santosh Shukla. The students were in their formal school uniforms and were lined up on the red carpet. There was a feeling of excitement and fervour among them.
This ceremony is one of the most anticipated and time tested tradition of all DPS schools when gleaming enthusiasm and the triumphant spirit of the young scholars could be seen and felt. 28 students received the badge for 1 year of academic excellence, 10 students bagged the badges for 2 years of excellence, 2 young boys were honoured with the blue scholar blazers for 3 years of hard work and there were 9 claimants for the prestigious Blue Scholar Badge for the marvellous 4 years of excellence!!!
The parents appreciated the warm gesture of the school management and the teachers in making this occasion memorable for them and their children. They also were all praise for the safety precautions taken by the school and the smooth conduct of the ceremony.
Angel Garg brings laurels to the school at the 32nd Punjab Roller Skating Championship
Angel Garg participated in the 32nd Punjab Roller Skating Championship and bagged a Silver Medal in the team event to qualify for the National Level. She is the Goalkeeper of the team.
BASANT PANCHAMI CELEBRATED AT DPS
Meet Kamal finishes 4th in Callaway World Championship 2021
Meet Kamal, our promising golfer from class XI finished 4th in Callaway World Championship 2021 organised at the Forest Hill Golf Course at Mohali on the 7th of February 2021. He participated in the 15-18 years category for boys.
DPS Team shines at Inter-school Mathematical Model Competition at Khalsa CollegeThe DPS Patiala Team participated in the Mathematical Model competition on 5th February 2021 organised by the Department of Mathematics, Khalsa College, Patiala. Khushi Arya of Class XI and Nanki Kaur of Class X participated in the event and presented the model on “RAMANUJAN’S MAGIC SQUARE”. Out of 15 participating teams, our students were declared first by the judges and awarded the winners trophy along with the cash prize of Rs. 2100/- by the Vice-Principal of the college S. Gurmeet Singh. The students garnered a lot of appreciation from all the judges and other officials for their wonderful presentation.
CHRISTMAS CELEBRATIONS -
CHRISTMAS CELEBRATIONS - KINDERGARTEN
Christmas arrived early for the students of Kindergarten!! 24th December 2020 was the day when the Christmas spirit was created for the students through a flurry of activities reminiscent of the auspicious day. To create the right ambience, the children were encouraged to come dressed in Christmas colours on the virtual platform, which could be a mix of red, green and white. No Christmas celebration is complete without a tastefully decorated Christmas tree, and this is what caught the eye of the children as they trooped into the virtual Christmas celebration with their HRT's. Children were also treated to some catchy Christmas carols.
Their joy knew no bounds when their HRT's joined them as Santa Claus, little ones danced to various Christmas carols. It was almost a memorable day indeed for the children of KG.
Virtual Toyride on Mickey's Birthday Bash:
Diwali 2020 - Class I celebrates with zeal and festive spirit
Children are the world’s most valuable resources and the best HOPE for the FUTURE.”
Olympiad Achievers Honoured
DPS Patiala welcomed the achievers of the Olympiads that were conducted in the session 2019-20. It's been a long time since we have met, although all of us are connected virtually. The students were applauded for their determination and hard work to have made it to the second level of Olympiads in the subjects of their choice. Principal Mr.Santosh Shukla addressed the gathering of students and parents, and expressed his desire to welcome the students back to the campus, when the looming danger of COVID would cease to exist. He later gave away the certificates and prizes to the eager students.Students received their merit certificates for IMO,NSO,IEO,IMO and IGKO.
Prabhmeet Kaur and Amreen Kaur bagged a Zonal Excellence Certificate along with attractive gift vouchers.
Siya Sindhani of XII bagged a Zonal Excellence Certificate in NSO, while Shreyas Mehta of class XB and Raghav of XI earned themselves Zonal Excellence Certificates in IMO and NCO respectively.
The star performance in Olympiads was displayed by Eknoor Kaur of Class VII as she bagged Merit Certificates in IMO and IEO whereas she bagged Zonal Excellence Certificates in NSO and IGKO along with a Zonal Medal.Eknoor was also the proud recipient of a cash award of Rs.2500/-.
The teachers in attendance led by the Principal Mr.Santosh Shukla congratulated the winners and wished them luck in the future endeavours as well.
Class I celebrates Family Week
Students of class I and their families had a gala time as they met the class as a part of the family week celebration that is underway from 2nd to the 7th of November 2020. Students were super excited as they introduced their family members through adorable family pictures and also in person. Every child seemed happy and proud to talk about his family. sharing beautiful and loving lines for each member. The backdrops of many children were beautifully decked up adding glitter to the celebration. The objective of the activity was to provide families with an opportunity to get more involved in their child’s education and strengthen their partnerships with teachers and the peer group.
SPEECH CONTEST: "HOW AM I INSPIRED BY DR A.P.J ABDUL KALAM”
A speech competition (English) was organized for class IX to celebrate the birthday of our late president Dr. A.P.J.Abdul Kalam who has been a great source of inspiration to the youth of our
country and people all over the world. He was a true epitome of undying energy, strong will and determination. The competition was organized online on 17th of October, the students of class IX
participated enthusiastically and shared how they derive positive attributes from the legendary human, who worked tirelessly till his last breath for the prosperity and integrality of the nation. He always wanted to interact with the young minds knowing their vital potential in the nation-building process.
The winners of the event are -
Hurray !! DPS Patiala sails into the Inter DPS National Science Quiz 2020
The student of Delhi Public School Patiala participated in the Inter DPS Quiz hosted by the DPS Society. The first preliminary round at the school level was conducted for the Science enthusiasts of the school at 2 levels i.e Classes VI-VIII and Classes IX-XI. The theme given for the junior level was “Nature and Wildlife” (India) and current affairs (world) and similarly, the seniors had to prepare on “Science and Technology” (India) and Current Affairs (world). The preliminary round was followed by a tie-breaker round for the juniors. The selected students of the prelim round were – Mst.Jivitesh Lamba (Class VI) and Ms.Sunanda (Class VIII), whereas the senior students qualifying for the zonal round were Mst. Aayush Sharma (Class XI) and Mst. Madhav Batra (Class IX). Students were given content and continual guidance to prepare for the zonal round. The school teams participated in the Zonal Round (12th October 2020) hosted by DPS Noida on the virtual platform. It was amazing to see both our school teams compete and qualify to the final rounds of their levels respectively. The senior team was jubilant as it topped the final round with a spectacular performance against the 39 other schools in zone 1 for the Nationals. The students are now gearing up for the finals to be held in the month of December 2020. Principal Mr.Santosh Shukla congratulated the team on the spectacular performance and wished them luck for the National Level event.
World Food Day
To create awareness about healthy food and dietary habits DPS Kindergarten Wing organized an online Food Fest. Teachers had an interactive session with students on how good food influences a healthy lifestyle. Teachers also prepared and displayed placards that emphasized the importance of nutritious and healthy food habits with wordings like “Good food makes you/me fit”, “Healthy kids are happy kids”, “Fill your plate for a healthy weight”, “Eat well, Live well”. The children seemed to enjoy the event as their mothers made and served them with a variety of mouth-watering homemade delicious dishes that tempted and attracted the attention of their peer group. Relishing and sharing the food, reciting and singing rhymes during online session ensured that happiness reigned.
DPS Students take Pledge
Smiles all around !!!
FIT India Initiative
More than 35 teachers enthusiastically participated in the FIT India initiative undertaken by the school as per the guidelines of the Government of India (Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports) between the 15th of August and 2nd of October 2020.It was amazing to see the zeal of the teachers who were led and inspired by the Principal Mr.Santosh Shukla. In all, a distance of more than 300kms was covered in the period. Mr Shukla hailed the initiative as it reiterated the importance of fitness and good health in today's times.
Like the amazing magician, you surprise me with my favourite toy! Like the fairy, you treat me with my favourite dish beyond joy!
Like the dear friend, you play with me enthusiastically all day! Like a doting grandchild, I love you and wish you a ‘Happy Grandparents Day’!
The coveted "Budding Chef Award" was bagged by Harkirat Kaur for her tremendous culinary skills.
Students of DPS Patiala participated in a poster making competition on the ills of Drug Abuse that was organised by the Patiala Police. The theme of the competition was ‘SAY NO TO DRUGS’ to bring awareness against the burning problem prevalent in the modern era. The objective of the event was to sensitize our society, particularly the youth, on the subject of drug abuse. This online event was organized as a part of the Mission Fateh series of social awareness events, to raise awareness about it among our youth and prevent them from succumbing to it. SI Faggan Majra Ms.Jaspreet Kaur visited the school and observed the online entries of the posters that were sent by the students.
The winners of the competition declared were -
1. Shaurya Vardhan Goel (Class VI)
2. Jasjot Kaur (Class X)
3. Rishima (Class IX)
The faculty of Delhi Public School Patiala participated in the "DPS - Taru-Mitra -Each One Plant One" plantation drive. Principal Mr.Santosh Shukla initiated the plantation drive by planting a green sapling in the premises of the school. Teachers and staff members commemorated the Environment Day 2020 by planting green saplings in their homes, parks and even on the road-sides
Our Young Eco-Heroes - DPS-Taru Mitra - Plantation Drive
Nature Photography Contest
CATEGORY WISE RESULT
1. Raina Singla (IX)
2. Rohan Verma (X)
3. Mitul Goyal (X)
Fauna in my Garden
1. Manjot Kaur (X)
2. Mrinal Jain (IX)
3. Harijaap Singh (IX)
Games with Sunlight
1. Chetna (XII)
2. Suchreet Kaur (IX)
3. Manseerat Kaur & Nanki Kaur (IX)
Nature at its best
1. Tanish Wadwa & Jannat (X)
2. Aarman Bham & Abhinav Dham (X)
3. Noorvansh Singh (X) & Madhav Batra (IX)
Environment Day 2020 - Class VI-VII: Compost Bin and Table Organiser
Students of classes VI-VII set-up their compost bins following the instructions provided to them. They collected kitchen waste and dry waste from their gardens and prepared a compost bin. It was their first independent compost bin preparation and they thoroughly enjoyed their activity. Students also recycled old jars and cans to assemble a table organiser for their study tables.
Environment Day 2020 - Class V: Reuse Craft : Bird Feeder and paper-bags !!
Students of class V made a creative bird feeder using an old jar. They followed the step-by-step instructions that were given to them by their teachers and hung their bird feeders on the trees in their neighbourhood. Along with this, students of class V also made sturdy paper bags using newspapers, used charts and old calendars. Students made the best and creative use of their time at home this Environment Day !
Environment Day 2020 - Class IV : Reuse Craft : Book-holder making and a door hanging with an Eco Message !!
Students of class IV had a splendid time making a book-holder using a used cardboard carton. They decorated their book-holder with colourful decorations. Children also made a door-hanging with a message of Reduce-Recycle-Reuse. Children excitedly shared the pictures of their creations with their HRTs.
Environment Day 2020 - Class III : Hurray !!! We sowed our own seeds and also make a paper-craft garden !!
Students of class III celebrated Environment Day with 2 activities. They spent time in their gardens and also sowed seeds in pots and beds. Children were excited as they looked forward to seeing the plants sprout out in the coming days. As a part of the reuse campaign, students also made beautiful flower-cut-outs from magazines and newspapers to create a papercraft garden.
World Milk Day Celebrated
In the “Culinary Queen Contest”, students with their mothers whipped up recipes and videographed the same. The rubrics for judgement were Nutritional Inputs, Innovative Touch, Eye-appeal and Skill Level. It was really wonderful to see the enthusiastic participation in this event. The winners are -
Mother's Day Celebration: “A Jar Full of Love“ by class VI
Children created "Jars of Love" for their mothers. Each jar had multiple slips with the children penning down their reasons for loving their mothers. The children also expressed their gratitude for all the efforts mothers put into their lives making it better and better. The jars were beautifully decorated and a tag with the wordings – “All the little reasons I Love my Mommy !”. The mothers loved the wonderful gift !!
Mothers honoured with beautiful badges !
The young enthusiasts of Class IV made hand-made badges for their loving Mothers on the occasion of Mother's Day 2020. Mothers proudly wore the badges throughout the day. Children also made the day special by managing most of the household activities with the help of their Dads ! A memorable picture of this special day captured the memory of the day.
Class III Mother's Day Activity
The students of class III made the Mother's Day special by making a delicious milk-shake with the help of their dads. The mothers were truly excited as they received handmade cards and delicious milkshakes served to them by their children, The beautiful captures of the moment themselves spoke about the celebration of the special day.
Earth Day Poster Making by class VII
Earth Day is a global event to make a commitment to learn more about the environment and demonstrate how you can help in protecting it. With this objective, a Poster Making Competition was organised for the students of class VII. The pandemic lockdown did not dampen the spirits of the young enthusiasts and therefore, the posters created by the students were both soul-stirring and a visual treat. The students shared the pictures of their posters with their teachers.