ASN Public School, Mayur Vihar, hosted the annual inter-school badminton championship at Indira Gandhi Stadium over four consecutive days. More than 350 students from 41 Delhi schools took part.
The best players in all the eight categories were awarded with gold medals. The closing ceremony and prize distribution started with the lighting of the lamp by the chief guest Mahabali Satpal, additional director of education (sports), school chairman KL Luthra, manager Rajiv Nayan and principal Sonia Luthra. This was followed by Ganesh Vandana.
Students performed a dance depicting the various sporting activities being carried on in the school viz. badminton, basketball, volleyball, taekwondo, table tennis, lawn tennis. The chief guest praised the efforts taken by ASN in promoting sports. The school provides state of the art infrastructure for budding sportsman in various games.
Bal Bharati Public School, Rohini, endeavours to provide its students a platform to showcase their talent and creativity. In one such endeavour, Rachna - a creative festival, was organised recently.
The programme began with the inauguration ceremony, headed by the school principal Rekha Sharma. Twenty seven schools participated in the festival in various events like Shakespeare's soliloquy, street play, talk show: We the people, instrumental music - raga rocks, rags to richies, kid tales, turn a coat, etc. Eminent people from respective fields were invited to judge the events. Lancers Convent Public School was adjudged as the winner and was awarded the rolling trophy. The festival was a great success.
St Thomas' School, Mandir Marg, hosted a week-long extravaganza which provided a platform for the students in the field of painting, recitation and music to showcase their talent.
The school principal Anuradha Amos and the manager Cynthia Manoharan were the guiding lights behind this cultural week. The event was flagged off to a vibrant and colourful start with 'Srijan' - the inter-school painting competition.
The winners in the senior category were students from Ramjas School followed by Queen Mary's, Model Town.
In the junior category, the winners were Springdales, Pusa Road, and Montfort. In the 'Sarojini Naidu Poetry Recitation', participants recited poetry on the themes - 'Far from the madding crowd' and 'Life is beautiful'. The first prize and the rolling trophy went to Convent of Jesus and Mary. The runners-up were Springdales School, Dhaula Kuan. Folk was the theme for this year's 'Surlehri' music competition. First position went to Springdales, Dhaula Kuan. The team trophy went to Bal Bharati, Ganga Ram. The celebrations were appreciated by everyone present.
The eco club of Titiksha Public School, Rohini, joined hands with Nokia and conducted plethora of activities. These activities were aimed to foster positive attitude and environment friendly habits among students.
The theme for the day was 'e-waste' where dumped electronic gadgets like cell phone charger, watches etc. were brought in by the students and collected in bins.
These were later sent to authorised recyclers for recycling. School principal Promil Bali in her address to the students raised concern about misuse of natural resources and advised to fight this menace by being an eco friendly citizen. She also emphasised about the problems of deteriorating environmental quality and depletion of natural resources.