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.
DPS Kids Carnival
Delhi Public School Nashik had organized DPS Kids Carnival named, ‘Fun-O-Fate’ – “a day out with parents”. This event was conducted on Sunday, 15th January 2017 at Chopda Lawns, Gangapur Road Nashik between 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Children of age group 2yrs to 7yrs and their parents participated in the carnival. The carnival comprised of various events namely, Once upon a time, Stick/ Sock puppet making activity, “My Kite – My Way”, Talent hunt, My First take, Lucky draw and animal kingdom. The “Once upon a time” section included story telling which was conducted by DPS Teachers. The Puppet making workshop was also organized by DPS Teachers. Parents and children whole heartedly participated in the Kite making competition where in painting and collage activities were done by them. The Talent hunt competition was held for children, in which they can showcased their talent in the form of Poem recitation, storytelling, singing, dancing, acting and lots more!
“My first take” was a video clip competition for parents and children. Winners were felicitated with various exciting prizes and gift hampers such as Tiaras, Fancy Caps, Pencils, Saplings, Discount Coupons and Free Dinner/Lunch facility in a hotel or resort! (For Lucky draw winners). There was a lot of Dance, Masti and enjoyment with the animals in the animal kingdom which involved various action songs based on the theme of animal kingdom. Moreover, food stalls and cartoon mascots added a different flavor to the ambience of the carnival. DPS Kids carnival was a grand success and received a huge response from parents and children.
Senior Sports Day - Khel Mela
The Senior Sports day – “Khel Mela” was conducted at Delhi Public School Nashik on 14th January 2017. The event comprised of various races, field events and drills. March Past was organized by all the four houses. Various races such as 100 to 1500 meters flat races and relay races for Junior and Senior category boys and girls were held. Discus throw, Javelin throw and Shot put throw events were also conducted. A Tweakando Presentation was organized by Class VI, VII and VIII which was followed by a Pom pom Drill by Class III, IV and V. Mass P.T. Presentation by Class VI, VII and VIII and a presentation of pyramid by Class IX and X was a center or attraction. The Tug of War – Boys category was won by Wisdom House in the Junior Wing and the same for the Girls category was won my Harmony house. Where as the Tug of War in was won by Harmony house in both the boys and girls category. Winners were felicitated with medals and certificates in the prize distribution ceremony. The “Khel Mela” was a grand success indeed.
Samvad - Ek Charcha - Swami Vivekanad Jayanti
Keeping in mind today’s youth and it’s thought process, Delhi Public School Nashik had organized a session named, “Samvad – Ek charcha”. This session was conducted on 12th January 2017 on the occasion of Swami Vivekanand Jayanti. The session was organized in order to motivate the cultural art, talent and creativity of the students. Students showcased their thoughts in this session. The chief guest of the event was Dr. Vedprakash Mishra, who is the Chairman of Medical Council, New Delhi and Dean of Krishna Institute of medical sciences Abhimat University, Karad. The Guest of honor was Dr. Ravindra Singhal, Commisioner of Police, Nashik District. Students had a healthy and fruitful discussion regarding, the importance of education in today’s society and the challenges faced in the field of education. The session was an open platform for the students of grade 6 to 10 of the schools all over Nashik city. There was a huge participation from the students. The event was a grand success.
Recipe writing activity
Delhi Public School Nashik had organized a recipe writing activity for the Students of Grade V. Students could build up their writing skills through this interactive classroom activity. They could understand and use the expressions used for the recipe, which they see and make in everyday life. This activity helped children to understand procedural writing. It demonstrated real-life uses for this kind of writing and its importance. Hand outs of the list of cooking verbs were handed over to the groups. Students enjoyed writing their recipe and shared it with the rest of the class by reading it aloud. They were excited during the task and also completed their work with enthusiasm.
Fun with Grammar
Grammar is the basic necessity for learning any language. If grammatical concepts are clear then the students understand the language in a better way. Keeping this thought in mind, a “Fun with grammar” activity was conducted during Marathi period in grade V. Students were asked to prepare some games on their own, related to different grammar topics like Noun, pronoun, adjective, notations, antonyms and synonyms which would help them to clear their concepts. The students enthusiastically made beautiful and innovative puzzles and games related to these topics. It was an interesting activity with an innovative approach.
Picture Story activity
The kids of Grade Preparatory at Delhi Public School Nashik, narrated stories using pictures as a part of the ‘picture story’ activity. The objective of this activity was to enable children to build a story using their imagination thus enhancing self confidence and speaking skills. Children learnt that a meaningful story can be created using random pictures. They were provided with Cards having various pictures of animals and their habitat. The pictures were randomly displayed in the class and children were asked to choose any picture of their choice and line up to build a story. They were encouraged to speak in English. Children presented very good stories and were very proud when they received an appreciation from their teacher and friends.