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.
Election Activity for State Govt.- Members of Legislative Assembly
Students of Delhi Public School Nashik, Grade VII participated in an election activity which was conducted for them. The motive behind the activity was to understand the concept of constituency, majority party, opposition party, MLA, selection of Chief Minister and other ministers. The election activity for the State government -Members of Legislative Assembly was conducted in class 7th A and D.
Classes were divided into 5 constituencies. Two Parties and their respective candidates were selected from each constituency. Students of a particular area (constituency) chose their representative by voting through voting machine. They experienced the formal process of voting through steps of- I-card checking, voting through voting machine and finger marking. Student selected the deserving representatives and showed their right to vote. After the counting, MLA was selected as Chief Minister and others as Ministers. Students enjoyed and understood the process of election of State Government through this innovative activity.
Sawan Mela 2017
“Sawan Mela” - an event to celebrate the arrival of monsoon, is conducted every year at Delhi Public School Nashik. This year it was held on 15th July 2017. The tiny tots from Pre nursery till Grade I participated 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 Mrs. Monica Godbole, Dr. Nitin Birla and his wife Mrs. Priya Birla, Principal Chitra Joshi and Director Siddharth Rajgharia performed the Lamp lighting ceremony. Dr.Nitin Birla is a renowned pediatrician and Mrs. Priya Birla is a well known dermatologist.
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, “Let it rain over..”, “Phule Phule..”, “It’s raining raining..”, “Animals went one by one..”, “Rain Rain come today” and many more songs. A skit based on Cleanliness of Rivers caught everybody’s sight. A social message of “Cleanliness is our main sphere of influence” was conveyed to the audience. The skit successfully delivered the importance of water in our day to day life. A mini zoo was placed in the pre-primary wing which was specially designed for Sawan Mela. The main purpose of the mini zoo was to introduce Animals and their young ones. Children enjoyed at the mini zoo. The event ended on the note that “Thousands have lived without love, not one without water”.
Model making and programming - Robotics
Robotics lab activity is conducted every Saturday in Delhi Public School Nashik, wherein students are taught about various robotic concepts. This Saturday, students were taught model making and programming. Students appeared for a written exam which was conducted. The exam inculcated the questions related to programming taught in the class about their model. Students had a great learning experience of programming. This helped in developing their fine motor skills in making the models.
Fathers day card making activity - Grade II
Children of Grade II, Delhi Public School, Nashik celebrated Father’s day on 16th June 2017. The objective of this activity was to make the students understand the significance of Father in their lives. Children were very emotional that they were making incredible and amazing things for their father by themselves. Students of Grade -2 actively participated in the activity in their classes itself. To begin with the celebration they were shown a video on “Fathers work same as their mothers” for them, if the mothers are busy. They also learnt a poem. For creating a gift item for their fathers, they brought some waste material like old CD ‘S, plastic Bottle cutouts, Satin ribbons, ice-cream sticks, glue, buttons, decorative material and photographs with their father.
They made really very attractive items for their fathers like Photo Frame sticking photos on it, Flower vase, pen stand, Multipurpose stand, hanging decorative piece. They were asked to gift it on fathers the next Sunday that is on 18.6.2017 as a surprise. They were also told how they can help their father in some small work at home.
Interview of Mayor of Nashik city - Mrs. Ranjana Bhanshi
Members of The Editorial Team of Delhi Public School, Nashik interviewed the Mayor Of Nashik - honorable Mrs. Ranjana Bhanshi. The Interview took place at the residence of the Mayor. The objective behind the interview was to get an insight of the developmental plans and progress of the city. It was an opportunity for the students to interact with the Mayor. They got a clear view about the functions of the Mayor of a city in detail. Various issues like the Smart City Project, problem of parking in the city, rains and drainage system, cleanliness of the city were discussed.
The Mayor also discussed about the upcoming projects of the Nashik Municipal Corporation viz- renovation of the Kalidasa Kala Mandir and Phalke Smarak and beautification of the gardens of the city. It was an interactive session through which the students could get a vivid glimpse of the working and projects undertaken by NMC for the development of Nashik city and the role of students in contributing to the cause of “Clean India, Green India”.
Vegetable printing activity
Delhi Public School Nashik had organized a vegetable printing activity for the children of Grade I. The purpose of conducting this activity was to exhibit children‘s creativity by using ladyfinger for flower imprint, also to develop their eye hand coordination. Children learn about the pattern and design imprint they obtain using ladyfinger with proper eye hand coordination for getting a neat imprint on the flower cutout for making a bouquet using those handmade attractive flowers. The activity was conducted in order to exhibit children’s creativity and also to help them understand the designs and pattern imprints we can get using ladyfinger and also other vegetables.
The activity began by giving away flower cutouts and ladyfinger to the children and then making them understand how to use lady finger to make design by dipping it in water colors and dabbing it on the flower cutouts. Straws were then given to them to insert it in the flower cutout. Later children were guided to make a bouquet using bunch of flower they made. The children enjoyed and had a great deal of fun.