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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Ganesha making activity
Lord Ganesha is considered to be the God of success and prosperity. Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated with great pomp and zeal especially all over Maharashtra. However, after the celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi and immersion of the idols; the sea, rivers and lakes are often left dirty and polluted, harming all water creatures and mother earth. Keeping this in mind Delhi public School, Nashik had organised ‘Ganesha making activity’ for the students of Grade IV. This activity was based on their Marathi lesson ‘Ganesh utsav’. Students prepared Ganesha idols by using various materials like, Newspapers, Shadu Mati, Wheat flour, Old CDs, Flowers, Leaves, Rangoli and paper plates. The objective behind this activity was to make the Students aware about Eco-friendly Ganesh Chaturthi celebration and the effort to be taken to save the environment. Students were very happy and excited while doing this activity. They prepared beautiful Eco-friendly Ganesh idols.
Delhi Public School Nashik celebrated Green Day with their tiny tots. The Pre Nursery children participated in the Green Day celebration. The main motive behind celebrating Green day was to introduce Green colour to the kids. The Kindergarten bay area was decorated on the “Green Day” theme. Green cut-outs of Trees and different kinds of leaves were displayed. Teachers and kids were dressed in Green. Kids were asked to bring Green colour Props. The activities conducted on Green day were extempore activity and Nature walk. Children were asked to speak a few sentences based on their green props such as Watermelon, grapes, Frog and chilly. Nature walk was organized to collect various green coloured things in the school premises. Rhymes on the Green theme were narrated and enacted by teachers. Children enjoyed the celebration.
Delhi Public School Nashik had organized the Janmashtami celebration on 26th August 2016 in the school campus. The students of Grade Pre nursery to Grade II had participated in the celebration. Children came to school dressed up as Krishna and Radhas. They carried the attire very well. Girls who represented Radha, were looking very gorgeous and charming. Boys dressed up as “Nanhe kanhaiyas” were ready to break the matkis. The celebration began with the welcome speech, information related to Janmashtami celebration and narration of a short story. The story of the birth of Lord Krishna was narrated to the students. Some tiny tots enacted the story as well. A small skit cum dance show was organized. Children danced to the tunes of “Wo Kisna hai..”. Many more bal Gopal songs were also played. One of the Teachers did the puja and the birth naming ceremony of Lord Krishna.
A small idol of bal gopala was worshipped and placed on the “jhula”. Songs of Krishna Janma were sung. It was followed by the Dahi handi. One of the child dressed up as krishna, broke the matki and children collected the chocolates which fell from the matki. They were very happy and excited for the Dahi handi. Children then performed a small dance on various songs which were played in the background. All the children enjoyed the ceremony. The ceremony was followed by the Shlok competition. Children performed and presented their shlokas. Best performers will be gifted with certificates in the upcoming assembly.
Raksha Bandhan Celebration
Raksha Bandhan celebration was organized in Delhi Public School Nashik, for the children of Grade Pre nursery to Grade I. Students were taught the importance of Rakhi which strengthens the bond of love between a brother and a sister. They were explained about the tradition which is followed on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan. Students were very excited to celebrate the festival. They eagerly listened to the information shared by their classmates. All the students prepared beautiful rakhis with the guidance of their teacher. Each student from pre-nursery to Prep shared their view about the festival in their own words as an extempore. Through the extempore activity, the confidence level of the children was boosted. All the students sang songs like “Phuloo ka taro ka...”, “Bhaiya mere ..” along with their Teachers. The recitation of such songs made the environment more cheerful. They enjoyed the event a lot.
Independence Day Celebration
Independence Day was celebrated at Delhi Public School Nashik on 15th August 2016. Mr. Piyush Somani, The CEO of the well known IT company ESDS, were the chief guest of the ceremony. The celebration began with the flag hoisting followed by the national anthem and the flag song. The chief guest did the honour of hoisting the national flag of India. The chief guest was then asked to speak a few words and guide the children regarding patriotism and how can we serve the country by doing our own bit. Children also shared their views and opinions on Independence.
Patriotic song competition was conducted in the school campus where in students of each house participated and performed their patriotic songs. The competition was judged based on different criteria’s like the presentation of the song, the message to be conveyed and the group singing criteria. Renowned singer Mr. Anand Atre was invited as the judge for the patriotic song competition held at the school campus. The ceremony was concluded by the melodious song sung by Mr. Anand Atre.
Delhi Public School Nashik had organized a wonderful event, “Sawan Mela” on 13th August 2016. The tiny tots from Pre nursery till Grade I performed really well in the program. The school premises and the stage were decorated based on the monsoon theme. The school was filled with cutouts of raindrops, umbrellas and monsoon creatures. It was a lovely site to watch. Children were also dressed up in sync with the rainy environment. The program began as the chief guest, the very well known Pediatrician Dr. Parakh, Principal Chitra Joshi and Director Siddharth Rajgharia did the “Deep-prajwalan” ceremony.
Children looked very pretty and elegant in their costumes. Parents were invited to see the program. A few children jammed their hands on the drums. Parents watched as their children played the drums so well. Children danced at the tunes of monsoon themed songs like, “Agobai Dhagobai..”, “Pitter Patter..”, “Umbrellas are up..”, “Ab ke sawan..”, “Badal Raja..”, “Drip drop Drip drop” and many more songs. Toddlers were dressed as cute bunnies for their performances. The skit “Water V/s Everybody” did catch everybody’s sight. It successfully conveyed the importance of water in our day to day life. Dr. Parakh shared his views on the event and its organization. It was a dance cum drama show. The event was enjoyed by all.