Alumni Meet 2022
DELHI DELHI PUBLIC SCHOOL PATIALA organised its second Alumni Meet CONFLUENCIA 2022 on December 24 on the school campus. The day began with the traditional lighting of the lamp followed by formal welcoming of the alumni. A cultural bonanza was presented on the occasion including energetic musical and dance performances. The alumni were felicitated with souvenirs by Principal Mr. Santosh Shukla. He shared light moments in his speech with the audience and wished luck to all the alumni for the bright future. All were taken down the memory lane through a beautiful presentation of candid moments from their school life. A sapling was planted to mark the occasion. Fun games and friendly matches were organised for the alumni.The blissful day culminated with a luncheon and fun and frolic.organised its second Alumni Meet CONFLUENCIA 2022 on December 24 on the school campus. The day began with the traditional lighting of the lamp followed by formal welcoming of the alumni. A cultural bonanza was presented on the occasion including energetic musical and dance performances. The alumni were felicitated with souvenirs by Principal Mr. Santosh Shukla. He shared light moments in his speech with the audience and wished luck to all the alumni for the bright future. All were taken down the memory lane through a beautiful presentation of candid moments from their school life. A sapling was planted to mark the occasion. Fun games and friendly matches were organised for the alumni.The blissful day culminated with a luncheon and fun and frolic.
Annual Winter Trip to Rajasthan
50 students hailing from Classes IX-XII accompanied by 3 escort teachers went on a 3-day winter trip to the Pink City – Jaipur and the Ranthambhore National Park. The overnight journey to Jaipur started off the late evening from Patiala on the 19th of December and the group reached Jaipur at around 8:00 am the next day. Day #1 comprised sightseeing of the city – with visits to the majestic City Palace, “Hawa Mahal” and Jantar Mantar. A shopping spree for the colourful traditional artefacts of Rajasthan from the local market followed this. Day #2 started with a detailed round of the iconic Amer Fort. Students enjoyed a puppet show, on the premises of the fort. The architecture of the fort was indeed mesmerising. Post-lunch, the students were taken to Ranthambhore. The students were super excited as they got ready for an early morning jungle safari in Ranthambore National Park, where they saw various kinds of animals like spotted deer, monkeys, alligators, and wild sambhars. After an adventurous safari, visits to the historic Ranthambhore Fort followed and the Craft Emporium were undertaken. The students enjoyed their bus ride back to Jaipur and thereon to Patiala.
Christmas celebrations were in full swing as the school marked the day with a special assembly by Class IV.
A dramatic entry by all the boys of Class IV Chandragupta dressed-up as Santas, their funny and cheerful dance made everyone laugh. The Christmas Carols and the dance performance by the girls were upbeat, with familiar and favourite Christmas melodies.
Students were super enthusiastic to spread the festive vibes on the eve of Christmas. The skit enacted conveyed the message for humanity followed by presentation on the birth of Jesus Christ by the students of Class I The assembly ended with wishes for the much awaited winter break
"Veer Baal Diwas" - Special Assembly
A special assembly was conducted by Class IV Chanakya to pay tribute to the supreme sacrifices of the beloved "Chaar Sahibzade" who gave up their tender lives for mankind. The proceedings of the assembly began with a soulful shabad. An enactment depicting the unmatchable courage and bravery was also presented by children. School Principal Mr Santosh Shukla praised the valorous spirit of the young Sahibzaade and recounted the happenings before the supreme sacrifices of the Sahibzaade. He inspired everyone to respect and follow one's religion earnestly.
Its time for Christmas & New Year !!
Annual Winter Carnival
Delhi Public School Patiala organized the Annual Winter Carnival Bella Vista- The Mystic Fair in the most dapper and classy way on December 11, 2022, on the capacious school campus with pomp and show amidst all the glitterati. The School wore an imperial look with a red-carpet theme. It was a mega show with exciting fun rides and delightfully decorated shopping stalls. Since the event was high on style; The Bella Vista Baby Show stole all the attention. Ms Sunanda Sharma, the Miss India Earth finalist(2018-19) was the Chief Guest of the occasion, and Ms Pooja, a successful entrepreneur and National Business Women Excellence awardee (2018) was on the jury for the Talent Hunt and Fashion Walk Events. The carnival witnessed a huge gathering and was a mega success with around 100 stalls and counters. The event culminated with the announcement of the winners’ names in the Lucky Draw.
Saturday Visit to the Deer Park
An educational trip to Deer Park, Patiala, was organized for the students of classes IV & V on the 10th of December 2022, to connect students to nature and to expose the children to the world of amazing animals and birds. Children were excited to see a variety of animals and birds housed in the enclosures.
The vast campus of the park allowed the students to observe the wide variety of flora and fauna. The excursion proved to be an outdoor classroom for the students as they were able to accommodate and assimilate knowledge.
Punjabi Fest (Virasat-e-Punjab)
Delhi Public School Patiala organized Punjabi Fest (Virasat-e-Punjab) in collaboration with Patiala Sahodhya School Complex on November 26, 2022. Around 203 students from CBSE-affiliated Schools participated in the mega fest with zest and zeal. The fest was organized to celebrate the rich culture and heritage of Punjab and to provide a platform for budding artists to showcase their talents. Different events were organized at four levels. Role Play at Level 1 for classes I-III, Punjabi Handwriting at Level 2 for classes IV-V, Punjabi Calligraphy Competition at Level 3 for classes VI-VIII, and Punjabi Folk Dance at level 4 for classes IX-XII. The event was presided over by Mr. Santosh Shukla, Principal of Delhi Public School Patiala. Harcharan Singh (former Registrar, Head Of the Deptt Punjabi, Multani Mal Modi College Patiala), Mrs. Nirlep Kaur (Superintendent), Sardar Manpreet Singh Natt (Bhangra Coach, Chitkara University), Mrs. Inderbeer Kaur (Deputy Registrar and Assist. Professor Computer Dept. Khalsa College Patiala) and Mr. Subhash Chandra (Assistant Professor, Fine Arts, Govt. College Patiala) were the guest of honor and judges at the gala event. The audience was mesmerized to witness the energetic performances. Results for the various events were announced and the winners were felicitated. Chief guest Mr. Santosh Shukla appreciated the efforts of all the participants and teachers and thanked all the guests for being part of the ceremony
ENT Checkup Camp
DPS Patiala organized an ENT checkup camp to diagnose and prescribe the treatment for the students suffering with diseases if ear, nose, and throat in collaboration with Dr. Harsimran Tuli from Simran ENT patiala. Around 100 students from KG1 to 10th consulted the doctor
Delhi Public School Patiala celebrated its 10th Annual Day ANANDOTSAV 2022 in a grand ceremony organized at the auditorium of Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala on Sunday, 13th of November. An array of distinguished guests from all walks of life were presenton the occasion. Shri S.K. Aggarwal Principal Secretary & Sessions Judge (Retd.) President of the Consumer Commission, Patiala graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Mr. Aggarwal was felicitated by Mr. Ramesh Talwar, pro-vice chairman of DPS Patiala, and Mr. Santosh Shukla, Principal of DPS Patiala, followed by the traditional lamp-lighting ceremony. The ANADOTSAV of DPS Patiala was a spellbinding, well-synchronized, and mesmerizing show based on the pious theme of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, the glorious 75 years of India’s Independence, presented most articulately and artistically by the talented students of DPS Patiala. The glowing period of India’s Green and White Revolution, the New Education Policy, Unity in Diversity, Advancement in the fields of Entertainment, Space Technology: The Mangalyaan Mission, and brilliant achievements in the field of sports& Yoga, gratitude to our Bravehearts: A Salute to Indian Army were the performances that glued all the elated audience and proud parents to their seats all through the ceremony. The school band played in the most melodious way, adding musical fervor to the celebration. The meritorious students were awarded at the Scholar Badge Ceremony. Mr. Ramesh Talwar, the pro-vice Chairman of DPS Patiala, in his address, thanked all the eminent guests for gracing the occasion and the parent fraternity and all stakeholders for their undying faith and support. He shared with the audience that DPS Patiala has been ranked the # 1 co-ed school in Patiala in the Annual Education World India School Ranking. The school is going to expand in terms of new infrastructure and the latest technologies in the field of education. The School proudly associates itself with Fit India, the AFS international program of India, and the IAYP, Cambridge Assessment English associated with the University of Cambridge, UK. Mr. Talwar appreciated the efforts of the staff, parents, and students under the worthy guidance of Principal Mr. Santosh Shukla for all the laurels brought to DPS Patiala. The Annual Report 2021-22 was read by Mr. Santosh Shukla. He shared the spectacular board results of classes X & XII, the State and District level achievements of DPS students in sports, various extracurricular activities, school celebrations, and mega events like the Winter Carnival, Alumni Meet, Investiture Ceremony, and the Graduation Ceremony held during the session 2021-22 along with excursions, Teachers’ Training Programs, and other capacity-building programs. Mr. Shukla assured that DPS Patiala will continue to provide holistic, value-oriented, and futuristic education to the people of the region with the same dedication and diligence. He congratulated the proud parents as they took back cherished memories of the well-presented performances of their children.
Kindergarten Enjoys Fun Races
The spirit of friendly competition came alive on the sprawling green grounds of DPS Patiala with the chirpy kindergartners participating in the fun races. In addition to participating enthusiastically in the event, the children also cheered their peers, boosting their morale. Many fun races were conducted like the 'Hurdle Race' for KG I, Cone Race & Banana Race for KG II. Winners were given away medals while each participant of the day was appreciated by the Principal Mr Santosh Shukla for exhibiting praiseworthy enthusiasm.
Diwali 2022 - The Special Assembly by Class 2
A Special Appreciation for a rapturous performance
It's show time!
On the 13th of October 2022, our fashionable Kindergarteners participated in a peppy fashion walk. The little stars of DPS Patiala participated in the event that was based on the theme "Our Heroes". Decked up as fairies, pirates, flying Sikh Milkha, Avni the Combat Pilot , Miss universe, Saina Nehwal , Neta ji Subhash Chandra Bose, Lakshmi Bai, Spiderman and many more heroes, children captivated the attention of the audience.
It was an experience that blended learning with fun and also increased the confidence of the students by allowing them to speak in front of their classmates.
It was indeed the creativity of the parents that proved their boundless imagination.
2nd Edition of DPSP MUN held
DPS Patiala organized the second edition of DPSPMUN on 8-9 October. It was a two - day long event attended by 127 delegates and 8 EB members. Day 1 started with the inaugural ceremony, the ceremonial lamp lighting and the introduction of the EB members. Dr. Gaganpreet Kaur, Assistant Professor, Rajiv Gandhi Law University, graced the occasion as he Chief Guest. Principal, Mr. Santosh Shukla, in his address emphasized the importance of such events in bringing out strong leadership qualities, positive mindsets and fair opinions in the youth. He wished an enriching learning experience for all. Day 1 & 2 observed the different committees debating on agendas like Ukraine- Russia Imbroglio, Strengthening Women’s Political Participation, Discussing the security in India due to religious extremism. All the delegates seemed to have researched well on their topics during the well-presented debates.
The event culminated with the award ceremony, followed by a fun-filled get together of all the participants
The Cleanliness Warriors of Class III in action
Visit to the Verka Park
On the 30th of September, students of the Kindergarten wing went for a picnic in the green environs of the Verka Milk Plant for an outdoor learning trip. Students were told about the importance of drinking milk and choosing milk products over the more tempting junk food. Little ones also enjoyed the swings and had fun activities to enjoy the outings. The picnic coupled as an awareness initiative promoting good health and a fit body.
"Tell a Tale": The Story Telling Contest
Stories do not just develop children’s literacy; they convey values, beliefs, attitudes and social norms which, in turn, shape children’s perceptions of reality. A Storytelling competition was held on the 30th of September for the students of Classes I-II. The students performed spectacularly narrating their favourite stories using creative props, voice modulation and impressive expressions. The little storytellers were applauded for their wonderful presentations. The best performers were shortlisted for the excellence certificates.
My Red Letter Day
Counselling Session organised for Class X
A counselling session was being organized for std X on the 26th of September 2022 between 11.00 to 12.00 noon in the school's AV Hall in collaboration with Sri Chaitanya Institute, Chandigarh. The keynote speaker was Mr Satish Sharma, who has pioneered NTSE training in North India working with students, teachers and the state council for 15+ years. With a recognized track record across teaching, teacher training, and education consulting spanning 30 years, he has built a valuable partnership with every association in the field of education.
The Session covered the following aspects -
Awareness and importance of comparative exams
Success-oriented career programs after Class X
NTSE brief workshop on SAT(Scholastic Aptitude Test) and MAT (Mental Aptitude Test)
Awareness about North India's Biggest Talent hunt exam - SCORE
Benefits of the SCORE EXAM
Eat Healthy ! Live Healthy !
Children of KG1 were introduced to the EVS topic of Healthy vs junk food through an enactment on 9th of September. The concept of a 'Balanced Diet’ was shared with them emphasizing what they must eat every day comprising of fruits, vegetables, cereals and nuts. Students understood that ‘Junk Food’ like chocolates, ice creams, and chips could turn out to be harmful if eaten often. They also learnt that food is necessary for their growth and for maintaining sound health. An extempore activity of ‘Healthy and Junk food’ was done by little ones of DPS Kindergarten wing where they shared a few lines about the benefits of healthy food with the help of appropriate props.
GRANDPARENTS DAY CELEBRATION 2022
Champions Honoured in morning assembly
Detail summary of Zonal Games at Govt. Sen. Sec. Multipurpose School, Patiala.
It gives me immense pleasure to announce that under the dynamic leadership and guidance of our Principal Sir, our students have given remarkable and outstanding performance in these Zonal Games.
Total of 208 students participated in various games out of which 48 made hit to the District level. The Highest number of District positions so far.
There are around 70 schools (Private & Govt.) in our Zone
In Badminton we are ZONE CHAMPIONS in Under 14 Girls category and 4 students got selected for District level
In CHESS we are ZONE CHAMPIONS in under 17 Boys category and
5 students got selected for District level
In Martial Art 10 students got selected for District level
In Skating 1 student got selected for District level
In cricket we have won from Scholar field school and 2 students got selected for District level camp.
In Lawn Tennis 3 students got selected for District level
In Basketball we stood 3rd in Boys U-14 category
We got third position in girls U-17 category
Total 5 students got selected for District level
In Football we have won first match ever and our 2 Students got selected for District level
In Swimming 11 students participated at District level and performed well.
In Archery our 3 students participated at District level
In Table Tennis our 2 students got selected for District level
We also participated and performed well in YOGA for the first time.
That was the detailed summary of these Zonal Games.
We wish to continue performing in high spirits and hopefully will win more laurels to the school in next zonal games as well.
Let us Celebrate Krishna's Birthday!
Krishna Janmashtami was celebrated with pomp and festivity by the tiny tots of the pre-primary section at DPS Patiala. Dressed as Radhas and Krishnas, the little wonders danced to the beat of Janmashtami songs, filling the air with joy and festive spirit. The assembly presentations depicted the varied phases of life from birth to manhood giving an insight into Krishna's world of splendour, colour, myth and legend. Children enjoyed presenting the entire choreography that communicated the message that "Every moment of life is worth a Celebration and the more you praise and celebrate life, the more there is in life to celebrate". The audience of this special assembly was trapped in rapt attention mesmerised by the story of Lord Krishna.
LEARNING THE NUANCES OF PIZZA MAKING
A restaurant field trip can awaken the desire in a child to try new foods, pursue a previously unconsidered option, or may be spark a new interest or passion in cooking. We, at DPS Patiala, believe that field visits not only provide alternative educational opportunities for children, but they also benefit by learning to absorb new experiences with their peers.
Kids love pizza and burgers and once in a while, it is good to treat them with their favourite food. So, we took our Kindergartners to Canadian Pizza and Pizza Hut, popular Pizza outlets of the city.
Kids were taken to the busy kitchen to watch the step-by-step preparation of their favourite delicacy and later enjoyed their tempting pizzas full of veggies.
It was fun to see the little ones make a count of all the varieties - small, large, circle, square, thin crust, thick crust, stuffed crust, extra toppings.
Celebrating the Sibling Bond - "Rakshabandhan"
Celebrating the Sibling Bond !
On 11th August, a special assembly by was presented by Class IV Chandergupta with the festive theme of ‘Rakhshabandhan -A Bond of Love and Protection’. The assembly commenced with an emotional poem rendered by the students. It was based on the need to arouse the feeling of respect and protection for girls irrespective of whether they are sharing a filial bond or not. Thereafter, 4 different scenes with wonderful songs depicted the how the festivities were in the bygone years and how things had changed in this fast digital world. The energy of the performance was contagious which left the audience asking for more. Little girls tied Rakhi on the wrist of the Principal Mr Santosh Shukla. Festive wishes were conveyed to all present.
Show and Tell Activity on "Nature"
Special Assembly marks the 76th Independence Day Celebrations
With strong patriotic spirits, the students of IV Chanakya presented their class assembly to celebrate India's freedom on the 76th Independence Day of India. Children staged presentations depicting the spirit of freedom, courage and sacrifices made by countless men and women in the past. The students looked back at the hardships of our freedom fighters and their undying determination to put the nation on the path of glorious progress and development.The programme included the diverse participation of the students in songs, poems and a patriotic choreography. A very motivating and highly energetic speech by Principal Mr Santosh Shukla as he voiced a strong support to Nation’s progress and preparedness for the future challenges as a country, culminated the colourful assembly.
Celebrating the Nation's Independence!
Science Exhibition @ DPS Patiala
Inspired, encouraged and motivated budding scientists of Delhi Public School Patiala demonstrated different live experiments with great enthusiasm and excitement during the Science Exhibition organised on the 30th of July 2022. The experiments included Magic with lemon, fake blood, Hydroponics, Hydraulic Bridge and many more. The preparation and presentation of the models and various scientific concepts broadened the knowledge of the students. A wonderful vertical garden set-up by the students using recycled articles as plant holders and propagated plants garnered appreciation. The Principal Mr Santosh Shukla and parents applauded the innovative efforts and the confident presentation of students.
Blood Donation Camp held
DPS Patiala organized a Mega voluntary Blood Donation Camp at the School Campus on Saturday, July 30, 2022, from 9 am to 12 pm, with the noble motto "Let’s Create Blood Relations".The Camp was organized , in collaboration with Blood Bank, Govt. Rajindra Hospital, Patiala, to contribute to society and to generate awareness that our little share of blood may give many years of life to someone. The staff, students, and parents of the School wholeheartedly participated in the Camp. Around 50 donors contributed to this virtuous drive and donated blood. The School has made adequate arrangements such as beds, sanitization, refreshments for the donors, etc., under the able care of the School Doctor. DSP Excise & Taxation Mr. H S Badungar was the Chief Guest and Mr. Nahar ex DSP was the Guest of Honour on the occasion. Other dignitaries included Mr. Kaka Ram Verma of the First Aid Safety Mission. All the guests congratulated the team for the efforts. The blood units raised in this drive would be used for saving the lives of the injured and the sick. Parents and volunteers braved the heavy rains to be a part of the event.
Laurels from Sahodaya Art Fest
6 students of Delhi Public School Patiala represented the school in the Inter School Art Fest organised by the Patiala Sahodaya School Complex. The colorful event was hosted by the Dayanand Public Senior Secondary School, Nabha, on the 30th of July 2022.
Shaurya Vardhan Goel of Class VIII stood 3rd in the "Quilling Art" event, while Tanvi of Class X stood 3rd in the "Mandala Art" event !
Team DPS shines at Sahodaya English Fest !
16 students from DPS Patiala participated in the Inter School English Fest organised by Patiala Sahodaya School Complex. The event was hosted by Bhupindra International Public School, Patiala.
Rehmat Sandhu and Inayat of Class III - received a Special Mention and appreciation for their performance in the poem recitation event.
10 students from Classes V-VIII - Vinita Bimbra, Ameekjot Singh, Naman,Reet,Lavanya, Pranav, Jupsidak, Archita Sharma, Kushad & Divya brought laurels to the school by winning the 1st position with their exemplary presentation of the playlet.
In the declamation event - Vibha Pathak of Class IX bagged the 2nd place while Saksham Goyal of Class XI won a consolation prize in the debate event.
DPS Patiala Chess Champs bring glory !!
D.A.V Centenary Public School, Nabha, hosted the Patiala Sahodya Chess Tournament on 29th July 2022. Uday Pratap Bawa of Class XI stood 1st in the under 19 category, while Saksham Goyal of Class XI stood 3rd in the same category.
Olympiad Achievers honoured
Tangy Treat for the Kindergartners
On 25th July, the Kindergarteners rejoiced with the summer activity planned for them. To beat the heat in the peak of the sun-scorched summer, prepare a tangy, chilled and energising drink using a flavoured concentrate. The excited kids added ice cubes and water to their glasses. The activity gave the students a hands-on learning experience and a sense of satisfaction as they relished the self-prepared tangy concoction. Students were repeatedly reminded to make the summer drink for their parents and grandparents too!
Friendship Day Toy Giveaway!
Kindergarteners Visit the Aviary
Monsoon Plantation Activity
Monsoon is in full swing and so July is the perfect time for young learners to learn about seeds and saplings. Students of Classes I-III were involved in multifarious activities to learn about the process of plant growth and also learn the importance of planting new plants in the rainy season. Seed activities included sowing seeds in seedling trays and in small containers. Students were happy to learn about different kinds of seeds through hands-on exploration. Each section of the involved classes also planted a sapling of Plumeria in the campus along with their HRTs. A video on the germination process was also shown to the students to make the concept clearer.
DPS Patiala Campus goes Greener !!
International Yoga Day 2022