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.
Robotics Club activity - Robot Programming and Model making
Robot programming and Model making activity was conducted at Delhi Public School Nashik for the students of Grade VII and VIII. The objective behind this activity was to develop team building and STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) in students. Robotics is the interdisciplinary branch of engineering and science that includes mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and computer science. Robotics deals with the design, construction, operation, as well as computer systems for their control, sensory feedback, and information processing. Students were divided into two groups based on their Grades VII and VIII. The students of Grade VII were taught the basic computer programming language and were allowed to learn and practice the levels of programming. Whereas the students of grade VIII learnt to prepare a robotic model of ‘Edge Detecting Robot’.
Robots can be used in any situation and for any purpose. Students had the freedom to change the model as per their understanding. Robotics club has raised the level of curiosity in the students thereby developing their brains as young scientists. This type of activity will develop scientific temper and logical understanding in the students. As robotics is the upcoming branch of science, teaching them at school level expands the level of the thinking of the students.
Activity on Nouns
Delhi Public School Nashik had organized an activity based on Nouns for the students of grade II. The objective of this activity was to make the students understand the concept of Nouns by encouraging them to read and categorize the words given as Name, Place, Animal or Thing. Four corners of the classroom were categorized as Name, Place, Animal and Thing. Students were instructed to move in a circle around the classroom while a song was being sung. When the song stopped the students were asked to pick a name card from an assigned place and move to the corner according to the respective category. For instance, if a child picked a card with ‘New Delhi’ in it, he had to move to the ‘Place’ corner. If any child moved to the wrong corner, he / she were considered out of the game. In this manner the clarity of concept was achieved. It was an enjoyable and educational game which helped enrich the Grammar skills of the students.
Science - Slogan making activity
Students of Delhi Public School Nashik, Grade VII indulge in slogan making activity, with messages to preserve water. Due to excessive heat nowadays, it is very important to preserve every drop of water. This activity enhanced the importance of water in children. They prepared slogans with the message to save water, thus having the sense of responsibility being developed. The objective of this activity was to develop awareness amongst the students so that they spread the message to the people near their premises, especially within their family and friends. Since the heat is increasing, the water resources have started drying up. Students were provoked to first collect the newspaper cuttings from the daily news about the scarcity of water, which also developed their interest in finding and reading the data regarding various cities all over Maharashtra about the drought conditions getting developed. After the collection of news paper cuttings, they made a collage on a chart paper with various messages on “Saving water”. The activity proved to be a different learning experience for the students.
Subh Sahas - Adventure Kids Camp with a difference
A very interesting and fun packed event was conducted by Mr. Anupam Saraf and his team at Delhi Public School, Nashik. This event included a series of sporting activities which inculcated team building, mountaineering skills and other rescue techniques. Subh Sahas was a 4 day program which was held from 5th April 2017 to 8th April 2017 at the school campus. It involved various activities like, Climb fox, which is one of the valley crossing techniques, Rappelling, Burma Bridge, Net wall climbing, Cobweb, Knot training, Australian plank, wall climbing, raft making and rafting, jummaring, balancing pipe and valley crossing and Ladder climbing. Rappelling is not just the process of making a controlled slide down the climbing rope, but it also incorporates many other essential climbing skills. Cobweb is basically a spider web which is built using a strong rope. Children were asked to climb this web and improve their climbing skills. This helped them to improvise on their gripping and holding techniques. They were also trained to tie various types of knots which are used in our day to day life. Ladder climbing was an exciting activity in which a ladder shaped rope was tied and students were asked to climb the same.
The activities were organized for the children of class VI and above. Children enjoyed a lot and were very excited to participate in all the activities. They were taught various rescue techniques which included, rescue from water and fire prominently. They were able to overcome Acrophobia which is the fear of height. These activities build confidence amongst the students. They were able to build mutual understanding amongst each other. Their confidence level was boosted. Subh Sahas was indeed a very useful event for all the students.
Delhi Public School Nashik - Corporate Cricket League
Delhi Public School Nashik had organized a Corporate Cricket League at the school campus, Cricket ground. The league was inaugurated by Respected Principal Chitra Joshi Ma'am. Being the second year of this tournament, in all 8 teams participated in the same. The First match was held between HAL and Burhani. HAL won the toss and chose to bat first. They scored a huge total of 178 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in 20 overs. Vinay Bhambare, the Captain of HAL scored 79 runs for his team. The Burhani team started really well but they lost wickets at regular intervals managing to score 148/10 in 19 overs. HAL won the match. Vinay Bhambare was declared as the Man of the match.
The Second match of the DPS corporate league was played between Round Table India Vs Evershine. Evershine won the toss and chose to field first. Round table scored 138/6 in 20 overs and target for Evershine was 139. Nitin Dhatrak (59) was the highest scorer. In reply, Evershine started well but they lost the wickets regularly. At a stage they required 14 runs in 12 balls having only a wicket in hand. The Last batsman, Kapil scored crucial 11 runs in 5 balls. Evershine won the match by 1 wicket. Dinesh Thakur from Evershine was declared as the Man of the match. In the Afternoon match, between Star Vs MSEB, Star won the match comfortably by 61 runs. From the Star team Atul Gosavi scored 82 runs and was supported well by Rohan Tambat who scored 41 runs. Star scored a huge total of 171/5 in 20 overs. In response, MSEB team was knocked out at 109 runs. Atul Gosavi from the Star team was declared as the Man of the match.
The next match was held between Architect Vs Burhani. Architect won the toss and chose to bowl first. Burhani scored 135/10 in 20 overs. In response, Architect XI managed to score only 104/9 in 20 overs. Burhani won the match by 31 runs. The following match was held between Round Table India Vs M.S.E.B. MSEB won the toss and chose to bowl first. Round table scored 177/1 in 20 overs. Nitin Dhatrak (84 runs) was the highest scorer. In reply to the same, MSEB chased the target in 18.4 overs for the loss of 5 wickets and won the match by 5 wickets. Nitin Loknar from M.S.E.B., scored 69 runs and was declared as Man of the match.
"The Little" - Inauguration ceremony
Delhi Public School Nashik had organized an inauguration ceremony of the new Pre primary wing, “The Little” at Gangapur Road, Nashik. The new branch is exclusively for the pre-school learners which will comprise of 3 grades namely, Pre-Nursery, Nursery and Preparatory. The school will prove to be a spanking new facility to cater the little ones. The chief guest for the event was Mrs. Ranjana Bhansi, the new mayor of Nashik city. A water recycling model is set up in the new school campus to enhance the knowledge of the new comers. The new classrooms cater to the academic needs of the children. The ceremony began with Saraswati Vandana and Deep prajwalan. Mrs. Ranjana Bhansi cut the ribbon with immense pleasure. Students of Pre-Nursery and Prep performed on various songs like, “Bal Ganesh” and “My Bonnie lies over the ocean.. ”. The kids of grade Nursery performed an enactment rhyme based on the butterfly theme. The new pre primary wing – “The Little” is now ready to welcome the little ones in an innovative and creative environment.