About Delhi Public School, Nashik
Delhi Public Schools Society (DPSS) is a registered society which owns the brand name Delhi Public School (DPS). DPS is the largest chain of schools in India and abroad. DPSS established its first school, Church High School, in 1941, in the President’s Estate. Post-independence, Naveen Bharat School was set-up and in 1949, was rechristened Delhi Public School, with its present location on Mathura Road, New Delhi.
The second DPS was started in Ram Krishna Puram, New Delhi, in 1972. Over the last seven decades, DPSS has grown from strength-to-strength, with more than 150 schools, not just in India, but also internationally. DPSS aims to preserve and enhance the highest standards of excellence and prepare generations for the future. The philosophy of DPSS is carefully ingrained in its students, sensitising them to environmental concerns and inculcating in them the feeling of nationalism and communal harmony.
Masti ki Pathshala - Junior Sports Day
A fun packed sports event, Junior Sports day “Masti Ki Patshala”, was organized at Delhi Public School Nashik on 18th February 2017. The program commenced with welcoming of parents, Chief Guest, Kalyani Bhate and the guest of honor, Dr. Sheetal Mogal. Kalyani Pate is the Owner of Moon drops Pre-school. The Guest of Honor Dr. Sheetal Mogal is a renowned Pediatrician. The Chief Guest declared the sports meet open. The splendid displays, which splattered on the field, with a riot of hues and vibrancies were based on the ‘Endangered species theme’. Each class was allotted a particular endangered bird/animal. Students represented various endangered species like, Green water snake, Siskin bird, Turtles, Pandas and Leopards. The students looked elegant in their costumes. A spectacular and impressive march past was presented by the tiny tots led by mascots accompanying each group. Each group conveyed a meaningful message to save the endangered species of various birds and animals. Children took the oath to participate whole heartedly in sports. Students participated in various competing sporting events like 100 meters Hurdle Race, 100 meters Flat Race, Day and night race, Abacus race, lemon and spoon. Parents also enthusiastically participated in the Tug of War and many other races like Relay, Butterfly race, car race and Bislery bottle race along with their children.
The uniformity and uniqueness of the ball drill and leopard drill created a splendid atmosphere. The Aura created by the audience and participants was stunning. The sports event was followed by the Prize distribution ceremony. The event concluded with a Vote of Thanks and singing of National Anthem.
Inter School Girls Cricket Tournament
Star Cricket Academy organized Inter school girls Cricket Tournament, on Sunday 5th February 2017 in the name of Late Shri Avinash Agharkar former district Women's coach at Ravindra High School. Four teams participated in this tournament. Delhi Public School Nashik won the Tournament and entered the Finals. The Final match was played between Delhi Public School and Swaminarayan High school. Swaminarayan High School team scored 86 runs and Delhi Public School required 87 to win in 15 overs. DPS team scored 86 for 9 in 15 overs. The match was a tie and the organizers declared both the teams as winners. The match was beautifully played. Shira, Ananya, Aarna, Ruchita and Shruti Boraste played very well. Shruti Boraste was declared as “woman of the match” in the Finals.
Chauppal Discussion Session
“Chauppal discussion” activity was conducted at Delhi Public School Nashik for the Teachers of Grade Pre-Nursery to Grade V. This activity was based on the book, ‘The White Tiger’ written by Aravind Adiga. The book deals with various issues of Indian society which are interlinked with each other and also the causes behind lack of progress in our country. The story signifies the low economic level of people who are stuck in the vicious circle of poverty. Various issues like lack of Basic Education, Superstitions were touched by the author. The Topic of discussion taken from the Book was EDUCATION –YESTERDAY, TODAY, and TOMORROW. Teachers participated wholeheartedly and shared their views on the topic.
They were divided into groups depending on the year of passing SSC exams. The Participants had a brain storming session on subjects like, change in teaching methodology, Involvement of parents in teaching, student’s behavior with respect to teachers and overall review of education system. The session concluded on the following note by finding answers to the question, “What should really be taught to the children?” Many ideas like conversational skills, basic cooking, Self defense, First aid, Basic Human psychology were suggested.
Good Luck Party
A ‘Good luck Party’ was organized for the students of Grade 10th at Delhi Public School Nashik. This party was organized by the students of Grade 9. The motive of organizing this party was to wish the Grade 10 students, Good luck for their upcoming board exams. The organizers of the party had conducted games and various dance performances. Performances based on drums, guitar and other musical instruments were also organized. Prizes were given to the students who won various titles like, ‘The best attendance title’, ‘Best student title’, ‘Innovator of the class title’ and ‘The Jack of all’ title. Students enjoyed the party. The party was a relaxation for the students and a motivation in itself.
Kabir Cafe - a musical concert
A melodious musical concert - “Kabir Cafe” was organized at Delhi Public School, Nashik on 2nd February 2017. The Neeraj Arya’s band named “Kabir Cafe” performed on various rock songs. These songs were indeed the writings or ‘Dohe’ of the famous Hindi poet - Kabir. This musical evening was graced by Principal Mrs. Chitra Joshi and Director Mr. Siddharth Rajgarhia. Kabir Cafe is a band and space that brings alive the poetic works of Kabir infused with rock, pop, reggae and fusion. The lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Neeraj Arya, pioneered the Kabir Rock genre, along with Raman Iyer on the mandolin, Mukund Ramaswamy on violins, Poubuanpou Britto K.C. on Base Guitar and Viren Solanki on percussions and drums. The band created a 700-year-old musical dialogue between Kabir and their audience. These artists beautifully conveyed Poet Kabir’s thoughts, values and feelings through their lovely songs. The concert received a great response from the audience, making it a great success ! Audience enjoyed the show.
EXPO - Education Fair
An Expo educational fair was organized at City center Mall Nashik by Divya Marathi. Delhi Public School Nashik had participated in the fair. Principal Mrs. Chitra Joshi guided the audience regarding, “How to choose a Right school for your child”? She discussed regarding an appropriate learning approach, the relationship between a Teacher and a student. She also spoke about the selection of board for an overall development in a child and preparation with respect to competitive exams. The Admin team of DPS Nashik discussed regarding the new upcoming pre-school of Delhi Public School Nashik at Chopda Lawns, Gangapur Road Nashik. The audience was guided regarding the fee structure, working of the school and rules and regulations. The fair was a huge success.