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.
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Fancy Dress - Community helpers
Fancy dress on community helpers theme was held at Delhi Public School Nashik for the students of Grade Preparatory. The main objective of conducting this activity was to familiarize the students to various community helpers, their roles, responsibilities and duties. Children got clarity of the attire/uniform and the roles that different community helpers play for the smooth functioning of their daily lives. Children came dressed as various community helpers such as milkman, newspaper boy, teacher and doctor with appropriate properties and spoke a few sentences about the particular community helper they were dressed as. The Teacher explained to the students that we should be grateful to all the community helpers for the unconditional services they provide us. Children enjoyed the activity and had a great learning experience.
-Delhi Public School had organized a Diwali celebration on 21st October 2016 in the school campus. The stage and surroundings were decorated with lanterns and diyas. Children were very excited for the celebration. Students performed the skit based on Seeta Swayamwar, The marriage of Ram and Sita, their vanavasa and their return in the kingdom. Students explained the importance of Diwali. Some students also did spread awareness about cracker free diwali. The story was enacted and conveyed beautifully. Children also performed dance with the diyas in their hands. The celebration was followed by a rangoli making competition. Winner class was awarded with prizes.
Delhi Public School Nashik had organized a moonlight hunt for the
students of Grade VI to VIII. The activity was organized in the school campus
itself. This activity was conducted in the evening and it continued throughout
the night. The moonlight hunt began with the trekking activity. Students were
taken for trekking in the hilly area near the school campus. They were asked to collect a few objects from the area and then build a story using the same. After returning back to the school campus, children were asked to represent their
stories through a small skit. 28 groups were formed for the story enactment.
The winning team was awarded with certificates. Students had a wonderful
experience of building their own tents and living in the same. They were also
taught to cook food on the chulha. Children made delicious dinner and enjoyed it. The moonlight hunt ended in the morning with a flash mob exercise
activity. All the students enjoyed the activity. It was a very different learning experience for them.
Junoon Workshop and Press Conference
The Students of Delhi Public School Nashik participate in the Junoon arts at play with Schools. A passport will be issued by the Department of Theatre, Arts and Wonder. This will be a 5-day journey filled with wonderful experiences where students will freely wander, explore and discover wherever she/he may please in the magical world of arts. This journey will involve a trip to the Theatre, a stagecraft encounter, arts encounter, meet the artist and creative showcase. The Students will be briefed about the famous productions like Ruskin Bond and his creations. They will get to know about their casts, credits and story lines. In the stagecraft encounter, the Students will be able to explore the world of scripts, dances and songs.
The ‘meet the artist’ stage will enable the students to meet Ajay Noronna who is the famous cinematographer and documentary filmmaker. Finally the students will get a chance to express themselves freely and creatively. They will be working with their fellow citizens from the Republic of Junoon to create something wonderful together. They will meet a destination of their own. Students will create their own stories. They will document, design and advertise their creativity. Students will get an opportunity to meet Ms. Puja Sarup, who is a Theatre actor and creator. Students will also get a chance to meet the famous Indian theatre personality and former Indian film actress of British and Indian descent ‘Sanjna Kapoor’. She is the daughter of Shashi Kapoor and the late Jennifer Kendal. She ran the Prithvi Theatre in Mumbai from 1993 to February 2012. DPS provides this excellent opportunity for the Students to explore the world of arts.
Jankalyan Blood Donation Camp
A Blood Donation camp was organized at Delhi Public School Nashik on 15th October 2016. This camp was held by Jankalyan Blood Bank Nashik. Parents, Teachers and other staff members willingly participated in blood donation. People were explained the importance of Blood Donation and were encouraged for the same.
Navratri celebration was organized by Delhi Public School Nashik on 7th October 2016. The objective of this activity was to make children aware of the customs and rituals performed during the Navratri festival. To make them know the names of Goddesses worshipped during the nine days of Navratri. Children were very happy to see the traditions being performed. Nine girls had learnt about the importance of the appearances of the nine devis. All the children were very happy to play Dandiya and Garba. The activity began by children chanting the shlokas of Goddess Durga. “Sarvamangle mangale shive sarvartha…”. Information on Goddess Durga was given by a Preperatory student. Girls were dressed as nine Goddesses of Navratri. They explained the importance of nine Goddesses. Later Students of Prep performed Garba. As per the traditions ’kumari puja’ for three girls was performed as it is done on eighth and the ninth day. Finally all the students from Pre-Nursery to Grade 2 played Dandiya and Garba. The celebration was enjoyed by all the teachers and the students.