Queen Mary’s School, Rohini, celebrated its Sports Day at Chhatrasal Stadium recently. The programme commenced with the hoisting of the sports flag and the lighting of the torch of goodwill by chief guest Arvinder Singh, education and tourism minister, Delhi government, and guest of honour AK Walia, health minister, Delhi government. Guests were welcomed by school vice-chairman Ved Mittal, director Sunita Mittal and principal Nalini Andrew. The programme was flagged off with a march past by four houses of the school. The first presentation was by tiny tots who enthralled the audience with a drill showcasing floral formations through physical exercise. Other displays included gymnastics, yoga, karate and races.
Delhi Public School, RK Puram, organised an Inter-DPS IT festival ‘IT@CuttingEdge’ recently, under the aegis of the Delhi Public School Society.
It consisted of three on-site events — the junior quiz, the senior quiz, Inst@nt dZine (a website and graphic designing event), and an online event, DeCryptonite. Over 6,000 registrations were received from 62 DPS schools. During the on-site phase of the festival, 25 schools with over 140 participants exhibited their expertise in the field of IT and digital design in the three events. Ashok Chandra, chairman of DPS Society and Renu Mittal, director, DPS Society graced the closing ceremony. Principal DR Saini thanked the DPS Society and spoke to students on the importance of using technology appropriately.
Darshan Academy, Kirpal Bagh, organised “MATHESAURUS” — Annual Project Week recently. Haneet Gandhi from Central Institute of Education, was the guest of honour and chief guest was RP Singh, education officer, CBSE.
The guests appreciated the students’ hard work. Activities were organised by pre-school and senior wing with a motive of sowing seeds of passion for mathematics. The segments were titled vedic maths, logical thinking and analytical reasoning.
The project week helped the children enhance their creativity, knowledge through abacus activity, magic squares, multiplication drums, card game, dart game, newspaper activity and others.
Somerville School, Vasundhara Enclave, Delhi, hosted a felicitation ceremony to honour students of Class 10 and 12. The special programme recognised the efforts of students in reaching the pinnacle of academic excellence in AISSE and AISSCE.
Students brought laurels to their school by securing the highest marks in East Zone in individual subjects.
Students were congratulated by chairman RS Khemchand, secretary-treasurer Thomas T Roy, who awarded the certificates, commemorative shields and awards to students for outstanding individual performances in subjects and over all performance. Principal Roma Das and acting principal Esther Mani commended students on their results.