Annual Function 2017 -
KRISHAN – KRISHANA – gaatha naari samman ki
DPSG International held their 9th Annual Function wherein the students of classes VI – IX and XI presented “Krishan – Krishana” a poignant tale of women empowerment through the timeless epic Mahabharata and its central character Draupadi.
The occasion was graced by Dr. Manju Shivach, MLA Modinagar as chief guest. Mr. Om Pathak Chairman DPSG Society presided over the function along with Mrs. Niharika Pathak first lady and member DPSG Society. Mr. Anshul Pathak Vice Chairman DPSG Society and Chairman DPSG International and Mr. Rohit Pathak Director HR DPSG Society also added grace to the occasion with their presence. Mr. R.K. Sharma Director Administration and Secretary DPSG Society and Mr. N.M. Bhatia Director Academics were also present on the occasion.
After lighting of the ceremonial lamp Principal Anita Sethi welcomed the guests and stressed on the necessity of participation in co scholastic activities for a well rounded personality and to develop aesthetic sensibilities. Dr. Shivach appreciated the efforts of the students and urged them to imbibe values from our ancient texts. The presentation was also praised by Mr. Om Pathak and all guests.
The presentation began with an inspirational song presented by the school choir followed by an invocation dance. Following this the stage came alive with the enthralling musical dance drama “Krishan – Krishana” as the students unfolded the saga of Draupadi through theatrics and dances. The vote of thank was presented by middle wing coordinator Rekha Guleria.
Spic Macay Programme
DPSG International in association with Spic Macay organized an enthralling performance of Hindustani Classical Vocal rendered by the renowned vocalist Padamshree Ustad F. Wasifuddin Dagarji on the occasion of Children’s Day. Dagarji was accompanied by Pt. Mohan Shyam Sharma ji on the pakhawaj. After the lighting of the ceremonial lamp the Principal Anita Sethi accorded a formal welcome to the guests and thanked them for gracing our school with their presence. She urged the students to take interest in their traditions and learn about the various aspects of our vast cultural heritage. Dagarji began his performance by building a rapport with the students and explained the various nuances of classical singing in detail. He also urged the students to sing along with him and extolled the virtues of Classical vocal traditions. The children were left spell bound by his rendition of various ragas.
Children’s Day Celebration
Celebrating Children’s Day The DPSGI celebrated Children’s Day with lots of cheer on 14th of November as a tribute to Jawaharlal Nehru, who was born on November 14, 1889. He is fondly called Chacha Nehru or simply Chachaji and was well known for his love for children. On this day, the school organized different events for the children. The tiny tots of STARZ came dressed in party clothes, held a special assembly and enjoyed a fun races along with a class party. They made roses by tearing and pasting technique and carried it home as their take away gifts. The rest of the Primary Wing, enjoyed various fun races, made themselves aware more about children’s day through the GK Board and enjoyed 5 Star chocolate which was distributed among the children. Through the celebrations, Mohit Tiwari of class V showcased brilliant sportsmanship and a very caring attitude towards his fellow mates. The day was concluded with an educational video about the significance of the day.
Annual Function Junior Wing
DPSG International organized its Junior Wing Annual Function on 27th October, 2017 in the school amphitheater. Raj Sharma, an eminent environmentalist and Uday Shankar an eminent artist and cartoonist graced the occasion with their presence. Anshul Pathak Vice Chairman DPSG Society and Chairman DPSG International presided over the function.
The lighting of the lamp by the guests was followed by the welcome song by the choir group.
Principal Anita Sethi welcomed the guests and parents and stressed on the importance of participation in cultural programmes to develop aesthetic sensibilities and sensitive behaivour among students. Speaking on the occasion Ms. Raj Sharma praised the efforts of the students and also stressed on the need to develop social responsibility in students from a tender age.
The guests were enthralled by the performance of the students as they were transported into the Pre-World War II Austria and saw the lives of the Von Trapp Family unfold before them through the enchanting musical extravaganza The Sound of Music. The vote of thanks was proposed by the Junior Wing Coordinator Malavika Yadav.
Teacher’s Day Celebration
Felicitations, titles, fun games and dances were the highlights of the Teachers Day Celebrations organized by the prefectorial board and students to show their respect and honour for their guides and mentors. Students felicitated their teachers with cards and titles to convey their feeling of love and respect. They also put up skits and dances and pepped up the mood of all present. Principal Anita Sethi thanked the students for their efforts and love and encouraged them to do well in their life always. She also participated in the fun games along with teachers and enjoyed the special day.
Class II and III Presentation
Every child is a different type of flower, and all together make this world a beautiful garden.
The DPSG International believes in providing opportunity to every child to enable them to blossom every day. A Class Presentation was showcased by the students of Classes II and III based on the theme – Interculturalism. It was an effort to imbibe international mindedness among the children and share the same idea with their parents. It started with the lamp lighting, and our Principal Ms. Anita Sethi welcoming the parents and felicitating the chief guest – Ms. Sarita Chauhan – A business Power coach who graced the event with her presence. It was followed by a Parental workshop on good parenting conducted by Ms. Nidhi Singh and Dr. Shivapriya Sharma. The students of Class II and III started the event with a song about their love for the school which was followed by music-drama-dance presenting the story of Alexander-Porus and Humayun-karnavati that celebrated their intercultural bonding. The chief guest addressed the gathering and inspired them with her ideas on parenting. The event was concluded by a formal vote of thanks delivered by our coordinator Ms. Malavika Yadav. It was our sincere endeavour to reiterate that each life is unique and we can make it divine and enticing through our actions for the future. It was made sure that each and every child participates in the event. The overall performance was enthralling which was appreciated by the audience. The children were motivated and very cheerful after they were congratulated by everyone.
Independence Day & Janamasthmi Celebration
JHANSI KI RANI – A TRIBUTE TO MARTYRS The school celebrated the 71st Independence Day with a tribute to martyrs with a dance drama presentation of Jhansi ki Rani. Principal Anita Sethi hoisted the flag along with the coordinators, and parent and student representatives. Speaking on the occasion she emphasized the need to introspect and work for the progress of the country and upliftment of the downtrodden. The dance drama Jhansi ki rani which highlighted the freedom struggle of 1857 was followed by a dance to celebrate Janamashtami. Scholar badges for class VIII students for session 2016- 17 were also awarded. The students’ efforts were appreciated by the parents. The vote of thanks was delivered by Senior Co-ordinator Manbir Mahendra.
DPSG International organized an Inter School Commerce Fest Yothopia 2017 to inculcate marketing and entrepreneurial skills among students. Activities like Ups and downs, Filmi Chakkar, Band and Tag-o-Packet were held where students from 10 schools from Ghaziabad pitted their marketing and advertising skills against each other. The event began with the lighting of the lamp after which Principal Anita Sethi welcomed the guests and participants. She stressed on the need to participate in competitions to develop confident and spirited personalities. The events were keenly contested and the overall trophy was bagged by the host school DPSG International who, as per the tradition handed it over to the Runners Up team DAV Public School Sahibabad.
Class X Presentation – ASHA – A HOPE
The Class X presented a theater act on the burning social issue of women empowerment and highlighted the gender discrimination prevalent in our society. The presentation began with the lighting of the lamp by Principal Anita Sethi and parents followed by the presentation of scholar badges for session 2016-17. Speaking on the occasion Principal Anita Sethi stressed on the need for students to participate in co-scholastic activities and strike a balance to develop confident and eloquent personalities. The students’ efforts were appreciated by the parents. The vote of thanks was delivered by Senior Co-ordinator Manbir Mahendra.
SPONTANIA – 2017
DPSG International hosted Spontania 2017, the annual fest of music, dance, theater and art on 27th July, 2017. Over 450 students from 14 schools participated in various events and displayed their creative skills in theater, sculpture, music, dance and yoga. The Principal Anita Sethi welcomed the participants to the school and stressed on the need for students to participate in competition to hone their inherent skills and become confident individuals.
The participants presented a colourful and diverse picture of Indian culture and tradition through their presentations. The overall first position was bagged by DPSG International, who as per the custom handed over the trophy to the first Runner Up Cambridge School, Noida.
Investiture Ceremony 2017 at DPSGI
The Investiture Ceremony for the Prefectorial Board 2017-18 was held in the school ground amidst great cheer and camaraderie as the new leaders were sworn in and took up their new duties in front of their parents. The ceremony was presided over by Mr. Anshul Pathak Chairman DPSG International and Vice Chairman &Treasurer DPSG Society. Mr. R.K. Sharma Director Administration and Secretary DPSG Society also graced the occasion. Principal Anita Sethi welcomed the guests and parents and congratulated the students on their achievement. Speaking on the occasion Mr. Pathak encouraged the students to make the most of the opportunity and to prove their mettle.
The senior coordinator Manbir Mahendra delivered the vote of thanks as proud parents cheered and applauded the newly invested prefectorial board.
Nukkad Natak on Drug Absue
As a part of the Community Connect Program, DPSG International students have taken up the initiative to spread awareness against drug abuse and its effects. The students presented a nukkad natak on ‘NashaMukti’ at P-Block, Auto Chauraha A-Block and Central Park Sanjay Nagar as a part of the programme. They highlighted the harmful effects of drug use and the role of society and loved ones in rehabilitating addicts. The students’ efforts were appreciated and lauded by all onlookers.
Another yoga morning was also held at Sanjay Nagar Ghaziabad and Central Park, ChiranjeevVihar Ghaziabad where the residents performed the asnas alongside the students and participated in the school’s initiative to promote health and fitness.
French Day Celebration
The world is a melting pot of cultural diversity today. This makes foreign languages a key to growth and understanding this globally diverse domain.
Delhi public school Ghaziabad International School celebrated the French Independence Day on 14th July 2017. All participants painted their face with blue, white and red- colours of French National Flag.
Many activities were conducted to enjoy the festivities of the day. Grade VI did Tshirt painting where they shown different monuments of France. The importance of history and culture of France was explained by the students of grade VII and they also participated in the Graffiti competition . The students of grade VIII participated in French Spell Bee competition.
Imparting the learning of two different languages, both native and FRENCH, raises our students to a better understanding to varied cultures and unfamiliar customs. Our students were actively involved in language day celebrations where they displayed an appreciation of the multi-cultural world.
Science Week Celebration
The students of DPSG International celebrated science week from 10th July to 14th July to enthuse and involve students and to stimulate their understanding of how science impacts their lives.
The week-long activities were eager contested and participated in Inter House Science quiz for classes VI-XII, Inter Class Video Presentation, and Inter House Science Paper Presentation for classes IX-XI. Intra Class Science in Daily Life for classes I-III, Inter House Paper Presentation on Scientific Innovations for classes IV- V and Seed germination activity for Starz was also organized. A Fun with Science session was also held where teachers demonstrated Science experiments. Inter Class Science Exhibition organized for classes VI- XI was the culmination of the activities where students displayed their working models of Science in Everyday Life.
The Results of various activities are
INTER HOUSE SENIOR SCIENCE QUIZ (IX-XII)
1st Position – Satluj House Runners Up – Yamuna House
INTER HOUSE SCIENCE QUIZ (VI-VIII)
1st Position – Yamuna House Runners Up – Satluj House
INTER CLASS VIDEO PRESENTATION (VII)
1st Position – Vansh Saxena
2nd Position – Ananya Saxena
3rd Position – Vedant Gupta.
INTER HOUSE PAPER PRESENTATION (IX-XI)
1st Position – Class IX- Satluj House
Class X-Yamuna House
INTER CLASS SCIENCE EXHIBITION (VI- XII)
Class VI – 1st Position – Abhishek Gaur 2nd Position – Arpit Goel
Class VII – 1st Position – Arnav Saxena 2nd Position - Ayush Sindhu
Class VIII – 1st Position – Pranav Sirohi 2nd Position – Sanyam Mangli
Class IX- 1st Position – Yash Malik 2nd Position – Faraz Ahmed
Class X - 1st Position – Anuva Tyagi 2nd Position – Samiksha Garg
Class XI- 1st Position – Ayush Dube 2nd Position- Ekansh Garg
SPANDAN – 2017 -
Spandan – 2017, the Inter School Creative Arts Fest organized by DPSG International was an amalgamation of theater, music, and dance in which students of over 10 schools displayed their creative talents to the fullest. The school campus came alive with the presentation of theater acts, fusion dance and live classical songs. Principal Anita Sethi welcomed the guests and participants after the lighting of the traditional lamp. She stressed on the need for students to participate is such events to develop an appreciation for art forms and to develop a global perspective.
The top honours in the classical song category was bagged by Gurukul-The School followed by DPSG International at the second position and Arwachin Public School taking up the third place. In the theater act the first position was bagged by Gurukul-The School with DPS Indirapuram taking up the second place followed by DDPS in the third position.
Uttam School for Girls and DPSG International tied for the 1st position in the Fusion dance with DDPS taking up the second and DPS Indirapuram at the third place.
The Tempest -
The Class XII Presentation along with the Scholar Badge Ceremony for class XII was held to felicitate the top performers of session 2016-17. The event began with the lighting of the lamp by Principal Anita Sethi. She welcomed the parents and guests and stressed on the need for students to participate in such events to develop life skills and well-rounded personalities. After the scholars were felicitated in the presence of their parents, the stage came alive with the rendition of the Shakespearean play ‘The Tempest’. The characters of Ferdinand, Miranda, Prospero and Ariel all came alive as the students enacted scenes from the famous comedy.
The Senior Coordinator Manbir Mahendra thanked the parents for their continued support and appreciated the efforts of the students.
Labour Day Celebration
Labour Day was celebrated with a special assembly conducted by and for the unsung support system of the school. A special assembly was conducted wherein wherein students recited poems ,thoughts and skit on the importance of hard work and dignity of labour. The students also gave special appreciation cards and thanked all didis and bhaiyas for their unflinching supporting in smooth functioning of the school. Principal Ms. Anita Sethi also thanked the support staff for their hard work and loyalty to the institution and encouraged students to respect all those who make our life easy.
Spic Macay -Kathak Odyssey
DPSG International believes in inculcating values in students along with a respect and pride for our culture and heritage. The school in collaboration with Spic Macay organized yet another enthralling Kathak performance on the occasion of World Dance Day. Ms. Rani Khanam of the Lucknow Gharana along with her troupe of artists left the students spell bound. She was accompanied by Mr. Pradeep Mishra on the tabla and Ms. Shikha Sharma and Mr. Shoaib Hassan accompanied her on the harmonium. The event began with the lighting of the lamp followed by the Saraswati Vandana. The Principal Ms. Anita Sethi welcomed and felicitated the guest and her team and thanked Spic Macay for organizing the visual treat.Before her performance Ms. Rani elaborated on the history and origin of Kathak as a dance form. Later she interacted with the students and explained the nuances of various mudras and postures to the students and encouraged them to question her. She also spent some time with the budding dancers of the school and shared with them her experiences and secrets of success.
World Heritage Day – Inter House Dance Competition
DPSG International celebrated World Heritage day on 17th April by organizing a special assembly where the students shared their thoughts on the cultural wealth of humanity, and the need for its protection and preservation. An Inter House Dance Competition was also organized to celebrate the cultural heritage of our country. Participants from each house performed a various classical dance forms of different states highlighting the cultural diversity of our country. Himani Kansal and Riddhi Kansal of Yamuna house bagged the first position and Vishakha Yadav and Pankhuri Singhal of Ganga House secured the 2nd position in the competition. The third position was bagged by Aditi Bindal and Bhuvi Chawla of Satluj house.
Baisakhi & Ambedkar Jayanti Celebration
A special assembly was held to celebrate Ambedkar Jayanti and the harvest festival of Baisakhi. Students spoke on the importance of Baisakhi and its historical relevance and also shared inspirational stories about the life of and contribution of DR. B.R. Ambedkar in shaping the constitution of India. A lively dance performance was also put up by the students of class XII.
Holi, one of the most boisterous festivals of India, was celebrated with a splash of colour by the students of STARZ with great zeal and enthusiasm. The event was a superb sharing of culture and fun.The little ones were dressed in their favourite colour and spoke few lines on their favourite colour. Students decorated a pichkari with flower printing as a take away.
Students of STARZ enjoyed splashing eco-friendly colours on friends and teachers. It was a great experience for everyone as the festival of Holi signifies the coming together. Wish you all a Happy Holi!” said Mrs. Anita Sethi Ma’am.
Basant Panchmi Celebration
Basant Panchmi was celebrated by the students of STARZ in the school premises with the great zeal. Students and the staff members joined in the celebration to welcome spring season. The students were explained the importance of Basant Panchmi by the teachers. The celebration came enveloped with the understanding of its rich historical importance. To mark the occasion, students sang Saraswati Vandanaas they offered their prayers to Goddess Saraswati. An activity of tearing and pasting on sunflower was performed by the students of Class pre-nursery to prep.
Republic Day Celebration