Mathematics Week –
“You do not study mathematics because it helps you build a bridge. You study mathematics because it is the poetry of the universe. Its beauty transcends mere things.”
To maintain the zeal of Mathematics, DPSGI organized a Maths week for the students of classes VI to XII. Various Mathematical activities were conducted during this week. The main attraction was Inter-House Maths Relay Race. An Inter House Maths quiz was also conducted for classes VI –VII and IX – XII. A Mini Olympiad based on HOTS and aptitude questions was also organized. The students eagerly tried to submit their paper as early as possible to gain extra marks for early submission. To add an interesting twist to the week a colouring activity based on problem solving skills was also held.
Delhi Public School Ghaziabad International believes in inspiring students to lead and provides an enriching experience to open up a world of opportunities. Aiming at educating everyone about civics, effective communication, globalization and multilateral diplomacy, ten students from classes VIII – X participated in an academic simulation of the United Nations – QMUN’18 – organized by Selaqui International School on 28th and 29th April 2018. The young minds undoubtedly received a great platform to research and engage in a discourse that impacts the world they live in. The two-day event was attended by 101 delegates from various schools in and around Dehradun. The delegates were seen employing a variety of communication and critical thinking skills which included public speaking, group communication, research, policy analysis, active listening, negotiating, conflict resolutions, note taking, and technical writing in order to represent the policies of their countries.
Shreyash Dube of class X was honoured with the award of “Outstanding Delegate” for his diplomatic skills.
“Knowledge of language is the doorway to wisdom” DPSG International celebrated the English Language by organising an English week from 16th to 20th April, 2018. It was a week of fun and excitement, with the children being fruitfully engaged in various tasks, during the zero period, so as not to disturb the regular teaching lessons. Primary wing organized Poem Recitation, DEAR-Drop Everything and Read, Story Writing, and extempore competition while Senior wing organized Poem Recitation, Jingle Competition, Article Writing, Elocution, Role Play and Debate.
The first day, witnessed Poem Recitation competition for Class VII where students recited meaningful poems with clarity and expression. Saba Idress of Class VI A won the first place, Aditi Singhal of VI A and Malavika Vashisth of VI B won the second place and Nishty Agarwal of VI B won the third place. On the second day students of Classes VII-VIII enjoyed an Inter Class Jingle Competition on the theme Naure Around Us where the students very creatively composed jingles and presented with right props. Soumika, Aditri, Akriti and Mahima of VIII A bagged the first position Arpit, Shaurya, Krrish and Vardaan of VII B and Vishakha, hardik, Diya and Yash of VII A bagged the second position and Divya, Pari, Vanya, Anshika and Divyanshi of VIII B and Akshita, Ambrin, Varnika and Udiksha of VIII A won the third place. In Inter House Elocution Competition Aditri Narula of Satluj House bagged first position, Pradanya Singh of Satluj House and Saavni Goyal of Cauvery House won the second prize Malavika Vashishth and Raghav Juneja of Yamuna House won the third position. In Inter Class Role Play Competition students of classes IX-XII impersonated literary characters and won the hearts of the judges and audience through dialogue delivery and acting. Aryan Tyagi of Class IX won the first place, Priyansh Gaur of X A and Shreyash Dube of X B were declared second while Varan Agarwal of X B secured third position. Harris Choudhary of IX C and Nancy Adhana of X B won the consolation prize. The week culminated with the Inter House Debate Competition for Classes IX-XII. The enthusiastic participants engaged in a War of Words on the topic “Is Promoting Reservation Only a Means to Achieve Political Power?” Devak Singh and Ananya Kalra of Yamuna House won the first and second positions respectively while Shreyas Dube of Satluj House won the third place.The week had been a truly inspiring, informative and entertaining one, that ensured that the participants emerged, wiser and more knowledgeable about English – a true celebration of the most widely spoken language in the world.
INTRA SCHOOL MUN 2017-18
Intra school MUN was organised in school on 26–27 February where student of classes VII-XI participated as representatives of 22 countries and discussed, debated and analysed threats to democracy in the contemporary world. The students as delegates of different countries presented their views and reflected on the measures and steps that can be taken to address the challenges to democracy. The event was an eagerly participated activity in which delegates used all their diplomacy and ingenious methods of reasoning and argument to defend threats to democracy in the contemporary world. Under proper guidance of the Executive Boards, the committee made great headway into their respective topics. The day ended on a high note for all and the overall experience was immensely enriching, in terms of gaining knowledge. The competition also gave the participants a feel of what it takes and feels to be a representative of a nation.
Any impatient student of mathematics or science or engineering who is irked by having algebraic symbolism thrust upon him should try to get along without it for a week.
– Eric Temple Bell
Mathematics week was celebrated with great enthusiasm as students participated in various activities and displayed their logical and analytical skills.
Students of class 6 created a scene using geometrical figures wherein they made a park scene, a snowman, life under the water etc. They demonstrated their creative skills using geometrical shapes. Class 7 students were divided in groups and participated in a Mental Maths Quiz. It was fun to see them critically thinking, logically reasoning and mentally computing problems. Students of class 8 brought waste 3-D shapes and created different objects/ scenes using these shapes. They used matchboxes, water bottles, balloons, medicine boxes etc. to create mickey mouse, Christmas tree, Robo girl etc. An Inter House Quiz for classes VI to VIII was also organized. The students competed against each other as they put their reasoning and problem-solving skills to test in the 4 rounds of MCQs, Visuals, Puzzles and Rapid fire. The audience was equally excited to answer questions. Yamuna House bagged the first position, Satluj House secured the second position and Cauvery house won third position. A “Pick up a problem” activity was conducted for students wherein they were divided in groups and given freedom to choose 1, 2 or 5 marks questions. They were given 15 minutes to finish as many questions as they could. It was a race against time for them. On the “Maths Magic” day students come prepared with many different tricks and magic with numbers and surprized everyone with their talent.
Vigilance Awareness Week
German week was celebrated as a showcase for the talents German students. An Inter Class Poster Making on the theme Indo-German Freundschaft was organized where Vasu Jhori & Sarthak Singh of Class VIII bagged 1st position. The 2nd Position was bagged by Bhuvi Chawla & Suhana of Class VIII and 3rd position was bagged by Vedant Gupta of Class VII. In the Inter House German Spell Bee Competition, 1st position was tied between Yamuna & Satluj House and Ganga House was on 2nd position with Cauvery House securing the 3rd position. The students were also shown a German movie to enhance their understanding of the language.
Social Science Week
22nd to 25th of August marked the Social Science week in School’s Calendar. During this week, the children put into practical use the knowledge, information gleaned from books and class room lessons in history, geography, economics and political science. All the week through children were engaged various inter house and inter class activities. Children from classes IV to XII took up various activities like: Freedom Fighters Pageant, Logo designing for the School Enterprise Challenge and beautifully presented it. There was an Inter House Quiz on Know Your Rights and an Inter class debate on Should there be reservations? The social science week was an informative and educative week which helped the students in holistic development.
Survey on Weak Eyesight
World population & French Day Assembly
Our students today are well- aware of the problems faced by our country due to the ever increasing population and presented a skit showcasing the causes and effects of over population. Children also displayed placards suggesting possible measures to curb population growth and enhance the quality of life of the people.
Inter House Science Quiz
The students participated in an Inter House Science Quiz for classes IX-XII. Each house teams had four participants and their excitement was contagious. The quiz was won by the Satluj House and Yamuna House secured 2nd position.
An Inter class activity ‘CALORIE BITE’ was organized for class VI as a part of science week to inculcate the habit of eating healthy food among students. The students prepared one nutritious dish or drink and presented the calorie chart for the same. The activity helped developing interpersonal and communication skills among children along with promote a scientific temperament.
Inter House paper Presentation
The students prepared PowerPoint presentations on their research work. In the keenly contested competition Shreyash Dube of Satluj House bagged the first position whereas Mrinal Tiwari of Cauvery House bagged the second position in class IX. In class X, Parth Agarwal of Yamuna House secured the first position and Deepali Midha of Satluj House secured the second position.In Class XI, Kushagra Chaudhary of Cauvery House secured the first position and Nandita Ayyar of Yamuna House secured the second position.
Inter Class Video Presentation
The students prepared one-minute videos related to science experiments and activities and also present the scientific principles involved. The students enthusiastically participated in the competition pitting their critical thinking, problem solving skills against one another.
In the Inter House Science Quiz for Class VI-VIII was won by Yamuna House with Satluj House securing the second place.
Inter House Extempore Competition
An Inter House Extempore competition was organized in school to develop public speaking skills among the students. Classes VI-XI participated in the competition which was held in two groups. Students of classes VI-VIII spoke on value based topics like Positive Thinking, Freedom, etc. whereas classes IX-XI students spoke on political and social issues like – The Next Super Power – India or China, Is Democracy the best form of Government, GST, etc.
In the VI-VIII group Vasu Johri of Ganga House stood first and the second spot was tied between Aditri Narula and Lavish Daksh of Cauvery and Yamuna house. In the senior group of IX – XI Shreyash Dube of Satluj House won the first place followed by Devak Singh of Yamuna House at the second position.
Health and Wellness Day Assembly
Leadership Camp at Kanhatal
HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL INTRA MUN 2017-18
Special Assembly by Satluj House
A special assembly was conducted by Satluj House on 12th May to celebrate the International Technology Day, Red Cross Day and Birth Anniversary of Rabindra Nath Tagore. The students elaborated on the use of technology along with a quiz to test the knowledge of the students on various events.The students also highlighted the life history of the Noble Laureate Rabindra Nath Tagore and recited his poem. A skit was put up to emphasize the importance of Blood Donation.
English Week –
DPSG International celebrated the English Language by organising an English week from 24th to 28th April, 2017. It was a week of fun and excitement, with the children being fruitfully engaged in various tasks, during the zero period, so as to not disturb the regular teaching lessons. Primary wing organized Poem Recitation, DEAR-Drop Everything and Read and Debate competition while Senior wing organized Story Writing, Spell Bee, Debate and Quiz
The first day, witnessed Story Writing competition for Classes VI-VIII where budding writers used their imagination and creativity to concoct great stories out of given situations. On the second day students of Classes VI-VIII enjoyed an Inter House Spell Bee Competition with interesting rounds like Guess the Word, Synonyms and Rapid Fire. Ganga House won the First Place whereas Yamuna House won the Runner Up position. It was followed by a Debate Competition for Classes IX-XII. The enthusiastic participants engaged in a War of Words on the topic “Should Trade Using Animals as a Capital be Banned?” Aditi Singh of Class XII H won the Best Speaker for the Motion and Ujjwal Goel of Class XII C won the Runner Up position, while Mrinal Tiwari of Class IX won the Best Speaker Against the Motion and Saumya Gaur of Class XII S and Aravya Arya of XII C won the Runner UP. Harsh Khamankar of Class X and Sarthak Upadhyaya of XI C bagged the position of the Best Interjector. The Week culminated with the English quiz organised on 28th April, where the participants from four Houses competed against each other with great precision and acumen. The visual round, buzzer round and rapid fire round zapped the participants as well as the audience. Yamuna House won the first place while Ganga House bagged the First Runner Up position.
The week had been a truly inspiring, informative and entertaining one, that ensured that the participants emerged, wiser and more knowledgeable about English – a true celebration of the most widely spoken language in the world.
Sally ride EARTHCAM
Students of astronomy club attended a workshop ‘Sally ride EARTHCAM ‘ conducted by ISS EARTHCAM which is an educational program of NASA.
The students got a chance to click pictures of earth from camera mounted at destiny lab of the International Space station and correlate these with weather and climatic predictions.
The students carried their laptops and dongles for the workshop which was held at Mayoor School Noida on 6th April 2017.
The students of class VI-IX went on an adventure trip to ‘Camp Kanatal, at Dhanaulti’. During the 3 day the students participated in various Activities like Tarzan crossing, valley crossing, rappelling and other team building games. They also showed their artistic talent at the bonfire where they sang and danced to their heart’s content. The activities helped the students relax after their exams and prepared them for the new session.
World Health Day
World Health Day was the ideal day to aware the students about health and hygiene. To promote the habit of healthy eating the school encourages students to have healthy food. The primary wing organized a special assembly where the importance of having balanced diet and doing physical exercises was highlighted. The students also shared food and fruits with each other and vowed to avoid junk food as much as possible.
Class VI – VIII students had the 1st session of their clubs where they were introduced to the objectives of the clubs by the respective teachers. Later they participated in specific club activities like students of Home Science Club made ‘Shahi Toast’, and Science club students made a battery using Potatoes or Lemons. The students of Green Brigade cleaned the school grounds and prepared a patch for planting seeds in the next period. Students of debating club prepared their arguments for and against the given topic while the STEM club the students were explained the making and working of the basic circuits and their use in making robots. Students enjoyed their 1st session immensely and are preparing enthusiastically for the upcoming sessions.
32 students of classes X and XII visited the Parliament House for a first hand experience of the working of the Indian Democracy. They got to see their elected representatives taking active part in Parliamentary debates and policy-making in the Lok Sabha. During their tour of the Parliament they also witnessed the discussions between the Union Minister Mr. Nitin Gadkari (Union Minister of Roads and Transport) and the members of opposition. The students could relate to their textbook learnings as they watched the proceedings.
On 8th March 2017, students of class V Daisy of DPSG International had the opportunity to have a Skype session with Mr. Jamie Buchanan Dunlop from the UK Arctic Research Station in Ny-Ålesund, Svalbard. Students got the opportunity to connect live with an expedition team on Svalbard, as well as with polar researchers and explorers based in the UK to find out what it’s like to work in such an extreme environment. What an astonishing experience! Students learnt so many things about life in the Arctic and the dedication of these people to scientific research. Mr. Jamie answered so many queries of our students like the height, food & clothing, adaptations and weather conditions at the Arctic region. All of the students felt truly inspired and were thrilled after the session.
Jigyasa…… Exploring the World
The DPSG International organized its Annual Exhibition with the Open House for classes Pre. Nur-VIII. The exhibition was a colourful canvas of the students’ creative expression and an insight into the ongoing development of the various aspects of our country. Each class displayed the progress made by India in the fields of culture, industry, technology, education, architecture,economy, etc. through models, charts, and live demos. The Principal Anita Sethi appreciated the students work, congratulating them on being promoted to the higher class and thanked the parents for their unstinting support.
Francophonie Mela 2017
To celebrate the common bond and the richness and diversity between different cultures and countries, and to explore and learn about the differences and similarities, French Embassy, on the occasion of world Fancophonie Day, organized French singing competition on 18th March 2017 at Alliance Française Delhi. DPSG International students brought laurels to the school by bagging third position in the French Singing Competition. The winners are Nandita Ayyar (class Xth) , Reetika Yadav and Aditi Bindal (Class VIIIth).
A graduation ceremony was organized in the presence of proud parents for students of Pre-Primary and Primary Wing. The event was presided over by the Head of School Ms. Anita Sethi. The programme began with lighting of the lamp followed by a dance performance by the Nursery students. This was followed by a motivational dance and song by class IV students congratulating Class V students on their graduation to the middle wing. The Head of School handed out the graduation certificates to the beaming students of Prep and Class V as proud parents looked on. Speaking on the occasion, the Principal congratulated the students and the parents and motivated them to excel in senior classes also. She also encouraged them to remain committed and responsible in all their endeavours. A short orientation session for Prep and class V parents and students was conducted to give them an insight into the systems of the wing. The vote of thanks was delivered by the junior wing Coordinator Ms. Malavika Yadav.
Fun Night Camp at DPSG International
The DPSG International organized a fun night camp for classes Pre Nur-V in the school. Various adventure and fun activities were conducted for the students in which they participated enthusiastically. The students were also shown a motivational film and a bon-fire was also organized during which musical, dance and theater performances were put up by the participants. The school corridors were ringing with merry laughter of the students as they moved from one activity to the other, calling out jingles and slogans to cheer each other. The Principal Ms. Anita Sethi motivated the participants stressing the importance of such activities in inculcating leadership qualities, team spirit and self-confidence among children.
Toddlers Fun at DPSGI
Tiny Tots of Red Apple, Chiranjeev Vihar along with their mothers were invited to DPSG International on 22nd February. They had great fun with the students of classes Pre Nursery to V. The Principal Ms. Anita Sethi welcomed the kids and the guest parents and said it was a step to develop psychomotor, social and interactive skills at the early stage of their lives. The programme started with Sarvdharma Prarthana followed by aerobics by class V students. Class IV students presented a group song while the Nursery and Prep children mesmerized everyone with a group dance performance. Several games and activities were organized for the mothers, which they enjoyed fully. The programme ended with the vote of thanks by the Primary Wing Co-ordinator Ms. Malavika Yadav.
Fun Night Camp at DPSG International