Annual Day Celebrations – Primary wing – Grade III to V

DIS family celebrated its Annual Day on 20th & 21st Oct, 2023. This year’s Annual Day Fiesta theme was ‘Incredible India’. It was a day filled with pride and camaraderie. The event was graced by our esteemed members of the managing committee, The Vice Chairperson – Ms. Sangeeta Choudhary, Principal Ms. Shalini Agarwal, Academic Director Mr. Rajbir Singh Gahlot, Academic Advisor Ms. Sudesh, Ms. Ritu and Headmistress Ms. Archana Rathi.
The ceremony was inaugurated by lighting the ceremonial lamp followed by the welcome song by the lil tiny tots. Principal Ms. Shalini Agarwal addressed the gathering and welcomed the audience wholeheartedly. The morning of creative endeavour commenced with a captivating dance performance on ‘Shiv Tandav’ succeeding with an array of skits and dances which reflected the spiritual glow of the holy city of Varanasi and the exquisite cuisine of Lucknow, the city of Nawabs. The rich culture of vibrant Rajasthan which is the heart of India’s desert landscape was showcased by Ghoomer and Kalbelia dance. Children also enjoyed showcasing the spectacular tourist destinations of Kerala and Maharashtra along with plethora of regional dances.
The show concluded with stunning moves of our students on ‘I love my India’ dance. Headmistress, Ms. Archana Rathi proposed the vote of thanks and applauded the exhilarating performance. The children left with a lasting memory of days filled with memorable experience and a tangible sense of pride.

Junior Wing’s ‘Annual Day’ 2023 – by Classes I and II

The school celebrated its junior wing’s Annual Day on the theme of ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ meaning ‘World is one family’ on October 6 and 7, 2023, in the school auditorium. The theme highlighted the unity in the diversity of India’s cultural variety. It was executed incredibly well by the students of classes I and II. The honourable dignitaries graced the event: the Vice Chairperson, Ms. Sangeeta Choudhary; the Principal, Ms. Shalini Agarwal; the Academic Director, Shri Rajbir Singh Gahlot; the Academic Advisor, Ms. Sudesh; and the Headmistress, Ms. Archana Rathi.
The program commenced by offering prayers to Goddess Saraswati through the Saraswati Vandana Dance. The skit was presented well, and their coordination and synchronization were indeed praiseworthy. The auditorium was filled with applause and cheers from parents. The Grand Finale marked the end of the remarkable event.
The school Principal Ms. Shalini Agarwal addressed the gathering and curtain fell with the vote of thanks being rendered by Ms. Archana Rathi, the Headmistress of the school, wherein she expressed her elation and pride at the enchanting performances of the students.

Annual Prize Distribution Ceremony 2023 for Classes I and II

‘The initial point of all accomplishment is desire. If one has the desire to succeed, one surely will.’
To applaud and reward the students for their sincere efforts during the previous academic session, Annual Prize Distribution Ceremony for classes I and II was held on Wednesday, September 6, 2023 in the school auditorium. The school honoured all its achievers for having attained a sterling record both in scholastic and co-scholastic domain.
Not only the academic excellence was acknowledged but also categories such as All Rounder, Best Orator, Best Sportsperson, Best Dancer, Most Spic and Span Look etc were also appreciated. The guests of honour were the esteemed members of the managing committee, Chairman Shri Virender Kumar, his wife Smt. Shanti Devi, Vice Chairperson Ms. Sangeeta Choudhary, Principal Ms. Shalini Agarwal, Director (Academics) Mr. Rajbir Singh Gahlot and Headmistress Ms. Archana Rathi.
The ceremony commenced with the formal welcome of guests followed by the auspicious lamp lighting ceremony, welcome song and Ganesh Vandana. Principal Ms. Shalini Agarwal addressed the audience wherein she acknowledged the hard work and consistent efforts of the achievers. It was indeed a delightful sight to witness the meritorious students coming up on stage and receiving accolades from the dignitaries. Thereafter, a mesmerizing dance performance was showcased by the students that enthralled audience as they clapped and cheered for the performers.
Last but not the least, vote of thanks was rendered to the parents by Head Mistress (Academics) Ms. Archana Rathi. She acknowledged the achievements of our brilliant students who have made both the school and parents proud.

𝙏𝙚𝙖𝙘𝙝𝙚𝙧’𝙨 𝘿𝙖𝙮 𝘾𝙚𝙡𝙚𝙗𝙧𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣 2023

Teacher’s Day was celebrated with zeal and zest on Tuesday 5 September, 2023. The occasion was graced by the Chairman Shri Virender Kumar and his wife Shrimati Shanti Devi, Vice Chairperson Ms. Sangeeta Choudhary, Principal Ms. Shalini Agarwal, Director (Academics) Mr. Rajbir Singh Gahlot, Academic Advisor Ms. Ritu and Headmistress Ms. Archana Rathi. A cultural programme comprising dance performances, musical recitals, enactments and significant presentations by teachers marked the occasion. The event kicked off with a tribute paid to educationist and scholar, the second President of India Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan for his notable contribution to the field of education. Tokens of appreciation and gratitude were given to the teachers for shaping students’ lives. The management lauded the efforts of the teachers and urged them to continue working with the same spirit and fervour. The highlight of the day was however teachers exhibiting and flaunting the other areas of their domain which captivated and enthralled each one. The Principal Ms. Shalini Agarwal acknowledged the sincerity and commitment of each one; addressing the team she reiterated that it was indeed the best team, hardworking, diligent and vibrant. She further motivated them to add value to their pedagogy through experiential learning and innovate teaching methods to enhance students’ performances. The event came to a delightful close with a sumptuous lunch.

𝙆𝙄𝙉𝘿𝙀𝙍𝙂𝘼𝙍𝙏𝙀𝙉 𝙋𝙍𝙀-𝙋𝙍𝙄𝙈𝘼𝙍𝙔 𝘿𝘼𝙔

DWARKA INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL celebrated Pre-primary day on September 05, 2023. The show comprised of a colourful variety of performances by the budding talents from kindergarten. The programme commenced with the lamp lighting ceremony followed by the welcome of dignitaries, Ganesh Vandana and welcome song by the tiny tots. The honourable Principal, Ms Shalini Agarwal addressed the gathering with the school report which listed the achievements of the school and the students in academics and extracurricular fields. The theme of the programme was ‘FESTIVALS – EXPERIENCE OF JOY AND WONDER’. The children participated with great enthusiasm as they showcase the importance of different festivals. The dazzling display of dances by children with perfect steps to the tune and rhythm kept the audience glued to the stage. The complete environment was soaked in the spirit of celebration and fervour. The show came to an end with the vote of thanks presented by Headmistress Mrs Archana Rathi Ma’am. Concluding the performances, Vice Chairperson Mrs Sangeeta Choudhary Ma’am felicitated the tiny tots and staff for putting up an excellent show. The show was heartwarming indeed.

Programme on “New Promotion Policy” – Class V

An Orientation Programme was organised by the school management on 2nd September 2023 in the new auditorium for the students and parents of class V regarding the ”New Examination Guidelines and Promotion Policy” issued by the DOE for classes V and VIII which will be implemented from the academic session 2023-24. The motto of conducting this programme was to make the students and parents understand the mode and manner in which a child will be promoted or held back in the classes V and VIII. The programme was initiated with salient features of the program by the Primary Wing Coordinator Ms. Sarika Sharma followed by the detailed presentation of the School Principal Ms Shalini Agarwal. The orientation program ended with an interactive session where parents’ queries were resolved by the Principal ma’am and Coordinator.

Orientation Programme for class VIII

Dwarka International School organized an orientation programme with students and parents, of class VIII on 26th August 2023 in the school auditorium regarding the promotion of students of Class VIII w.e.f Academic Session 2023-24. The major objective of the orientation programme was to make the parents and students aware of the new examination and promotional policy. Ms Narender Kaur, the Middle School Coordinator, initiated the program by sharing the salient features of the program. The same was carried on with a detailed presentation by the Principal Ms Shalini Agarwal. The orientation program ended with an interactive session where parents’ queries were resolved by the Principal ma’am and Coordinator.

INDEPENDANCE DAY 2023

“On this Day, Let’s Honour the Past, Celebrate the Present, and Light up the Future.”
Dwarka International School proudly celebrated 77th Independence Day in the school premises on the eve of 15August 2023.A beautiful programme was put together by the students and staff. The program started with the unfurling of National flag followed by National Anthem. Our Honourable Chairman sir addressed the gathering with his motivational words .We express our gratitude to our Chairman sir for his perseverance to help students comprehend the rich legacy of our nation and for his constant encouragement to attain excellence in all arenas of education. Different types of programs were presented by the students including Patriotic song, Speech and Dance. At the end the Honourable Principal ma’am Ms. Shalini Agarwal in her address wholeheartedly appreciated the programme put up by the students. She suggested to students that their actions would define how bright the future would be of our nation. She told students that they were the future steward of the mother Earth, so they should believe in sustainable development .Overall, the program was imbued with the color of patriotism.

Prize Distribution Ceremony 2023

The much-awaited Annual Prize Distribution Ceremony 2023 for classes III to XII was held on Monday, 7 th August 2023 in the school auditorium. The guests of the occasion were the
esteemed members of the managing committee, Chairman Shri Virender Kumar, his wife Smt. Shanti Devi, Vice Chairperson Ms. Sangeeta Choudhary, Principal Ms. Shalini Agarwal, Director (Academics) Mr. Rajbir Singh Gahlot and Headmistress Ms. Archana Rathi. The day 7th of August which is also celebrated as Visionary Day to commemorate the birthday of honourable Chairman was dedicated to academic achievers and scholars. The ceremony
kicked off with the formal welcome of guests followed by the traditional lamp lighting ceremony, welcome song and Ganesh Vandana invoking the blessings of the ‘vignaharta’.
Principal Ms. Shalini Agarwal addressed the gathering wherein she acknowledged the hard work and persistent efforts of the achievers. For those who haven’t been able to make it, she
conveyed optimism to them saying they will get ample opportunities in school to realize their goals. The Academic Excellence Awards 2023 witnessed remarkable achievements of
students across all classes; special mention to class XII Toppers Samya Jain, Isha Jain and Bhumi Rajput. Animesh Srivastava, Anirudh Chakraborty, Divyank Sharma, Sanskriti
Maurya and Nehal Rajput of class X have mesmerized all with their outstanding score cards. Students with cent percent attendance were also appreciated for their regularity to school
braving all odds. This session a new category of awards i.e. the Scholar Badge awards was introduced which is
meant for students scoring 90% and above. It was a wonderful sight to behold students coming up on stage and receiving the honours from the dignitaries. The pride and jubilation
reflected in each student as they were rewarded for their hard work. The dignitaries, on the other hand felt privileged to honour the awardees with a scholar badge and certificates of
excellence. It was a triumphant moment for the school; the auditorium reverberated with applauses and ovations.
The ceremony also witnessed birthday celebrations of the Chairman; wishes poured in from all the corners of the school. The tiny tots with their endearing moves enthralled the audience.
The birthday song was sung symphonically and the dance was very well coordinated and performed. The Haryanvi Dance enchanted the audience as they clapped and cheered for the
performers. The curtain fell with the vote of thanks rendered by Director (Academics) Mr Rajbir Singh Gahlot. He expressed his gratitude to the parents, as well as congratulated the
achievers on their success. He reiterated the fact that success can only be achieved through sheer hard work and determination.
The ceremony was a moment of pride for the school fraternity as each one associated with the school basked in the glory of success

Global University Fair at Dwarka International School

22nd July, 2023 marked an exciting event in the academic calendar of Dwarka International School as it brought together a diverse array of universities and colleges from around the world to showcase their offerings to prospective students. The university fair was held in the school auditorium, attracting a large number of high school students, parents, and educators eager to explore the various educational opportunities available. The universities which participated in the fair were Brescia, AIT, BML Munjal University, Bennett University, Trinity Western University,Woosong University etc.
The university fair featured more than 30 institutions, each setting up booths and stalls with representatives from various academic departments, admissions teams, and current students. The fair aimed to provide attendees with a comprehensive understanding of different programs, campus life, extracurricular activities, scholarship options, and admission requirements.
Throughout the fair, universities conducted informative presentations that covered a range of topics, including undergraduate and postgraduate programs, career prospects, and research opportunities.
Some universities highlighted their exchange programs and partnerships with foreign institutions, promoting the advantages of studying abroad and the cross-cultural experiences available to students.
Attendees noted the wide variety of courses available, ranging from traditional disciplines to cutting-edge fields like artificial intelligence, sustainability, and data science.
Overall the fair was an enriching experience for the students and parents.

𝐈𝐧𝐯𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐞 𝐂𝐞𝐫𝐞𝐦𝐨𝐧𝐲

‘𝐕𝐞𝐧𝐢 𝐕𝐢𝐝𝐢 𝐕𝐢𝐜𝐢’

‘𝐈 𝐜𝐚𝐦𝐞, 𝐈 𝐬𝐚𝐰, 𝐈 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐪𝐮𝐞𝐫𝐞𝐝’

The Investiture Ceremony 2023-24 of Dwarka International School was held on Wednesday, 17 May, 2023 to invest the newly appointed school council. The guest of the occasion was Vice Chairperson Ms. Sangeeta Choudhary. The event was presided over by Principal Ms. Shalini Agarwal, Director (Academics) Mr. Rajbir Singh Gahlot, Academic Advisor Ms. Ritu and Headmistress Ms. Archana Rathi. The ceremony kicked off with the welcome of guests and lamp lighting ceremony. The Principal Ms. Shalini Agarwal addressed the gathering and enlightened the audience about the significance of investiture ceremony in the school. She spoke about the traits of a good leader and urged the student council to display strength and integrity of character while performing their responsibilities. The core council comprising the head girl, the head boy, vice head girl, vice head boy, secretary general, vice secretary general, sports captain, discipline secretary, vice discipline secretary, cultural secretary, vice cultural secretary and editor in-charges were conferred with badges of honour. The house captains followed the trail leading their house onto the stage to receive the honours. The oath taking ceremony witnessed the Secretary General to administer oath of office to the council. The students’ council took the pledge to uphold the integrity and sovereignty of the school. Head Girl Harshita Asija and Head Boy Reet Rathore read out their vision and assured the team of support and cooperation. Director (Academics) Mr. Rajbir Singh Gahlot congratulated the student council and advised them to be impartial and honest in discharging their duties. The curtain fell with the vote of thanks rendered by Headmistress Ms. Archana Rathi and the rendition of the school song and the national anthem.
#𝗙𝗶𝗿𝘀𝘁 𝗱𝗮𝘆 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘀𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟯-𝟮𝟰
#𝗛𝗮𝘄𝗮𝗻 𝗖𝗲𝗿𝗲𝗺𝗼𝗻𝘆 𝗼𝗿𝗴𝗮𝗻𝗶𝘀𝗲𝗱 𝘁𝗼 𝗺𝗮𝗿𝗸 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗜𝗻𝗮𝘂𝗴𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗡𝗲𝘄 𝗦𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟯-𝟮𝟰 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘀𝗲𝗲𝗸 𝗯𝗹𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗹𝗼𝗿𝗱 𝗔𝗹𝗺𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘁𝘆

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𝐏𝐑𝐄 – 𝐏𝐑𝐈𝐌𝐀𝐑𝐘 𝐃𝐀𝐘 𝐂𝐄𝐋𝐄𝐁𝐑𝐀𝐓𝐈𝐎𝐍 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐-𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟑

𝐅𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐰𝐞𝐥𝐥 𝐂𝐞𝐫𝐞𝐦𝐨𝐧𝐲 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐-𝟐𝟑

‘𝐀𝐥𝐥 𝐢𝐬 𝐖𝐞𝐥𝐥’

Students of class XI gathered on Saturday, 11 February 2023 to bid farewell to the
outgoing batch of class XII. The day was a fiesta devoted to the years spent together with friends and teachers to reminisce joyous moments. The theme of the ceremony was ‘All is Well’, the purpose of which was to render positive vibes among the students.
The programme commenced with the traditional hawan ceremony which witnessed students of classes XI and XII, Vice Chairperson, Ms. Sangeeta Choudhary, Principal, Ms. Shalini Agarwal, Director (Academics) Mr. Rajbir Singh Gehlot, Academic Advisor Ms.Ritu and Headmistress Ms. Archana Rathi and the educators seeking the blessings of God Almighty.
The guests of the valedictory ceremony were the honourable Chairman of the institution Shri Virender Kumar and the other esteemed members of the management committee. Each student was applauded for their devotion and a citation with a memento were awarded to them. The Vice Chairperson Ms. Sangeeta Choudhary blessed each student as they touched her feet and wished them good luck for their board exams.
The auditorium was festooned with glamour, shining stars and stellar performances. The highlight of the occasion was however the crowning of Mr. DIS and Ms. DIS. Akshit Pruthi of XII Tulip was declared as Mr. DIS whereas Saumya Jain of class XII Rose was coronated as Ms. DIS.
The Principal Ms. Shalini Agarwal gave a motivational speech which received an overwhelming response in form of loud applauses by the students. Mr. Rajbir Singh Gehlot Director (Academics) enthused the students with inspirational anecdotes and success stories. A memorable video recollecting memories made the students nostalgic. They cheered, smiled and wept as the video was played. Saumya Jain and Asmi Mahinderu of class XII delivered speeches acknowledging and expressing their gratitude to the school.
The curtain fell with the grand finale wherein teachers and class XI students rose to the stage and danced to the tune of ‘All is Well’ bidding class XII adieu and wishing the students best of luck for their future endeavours. A sumptuous food and a dance session succeeded. The ceremony was a cheerful yet teary goodbye to the students and the message that irrespective of sad, depressing days all would certainly be well was the takeaway.

𝐑𝐄𝐏𝐔𝐁𝐋𝐈𝐂 𝐃𝐀𝐘 𝐂𝐄𝐋𝐄𝐁𝐑𝐀𝐓𝐈𝐎𝐍

Dwarka International school celebrated India’s 74th Republic Day with great eclat. The students took pride in glorifying and celebrating the spirit of unity. The programme began with the flag hoisting ceremony by Chairman Sir, Mr. Virender Kumar after which he addressed the students and the staff members. The students saluted the National flag and pledged to up hold the honour and integrity.
The choir group presented the patriotic songs exuberant dance performances. Welcome address was delivered Palak and Prashansa of classes VII & VI RESPECTIVELY
The students brought the stage alive with their passion and love of the motherland through their performances. We had an inspiring speech in English Aanya of VIII Daisy and a wonderful poem in Hindi by Akshita of class VIII Rose.
The Principal, Ms. Shalini Agarwal addressed the students and urged them to do their best and feel proud to be Indian. A melodious musical rendition was presented by Ms. Himani.
The school reverberated with patriotic favor and enthusiasm by our school choir song. The celebration came to an end by singing the National anthem.

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ANNUAL DAY 2022-23 “SANSKRITI”

𝐒𝐚𝐧𝐬𝐤𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐢 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐 – 𝐁𝐡𝐚𝐠𝐚𝐭 𝐒𝐢𝐧𝐠𝐡: 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐋𝐞𝐠𝐞𝐧𝐝

Dwarka International School celebrated its Annual Day Sanskriti 2022 on Saturday 17th November 2022 in the school premises. The event was graced by Mr. Sanyam Bhardwaj, Controller of Examinations, CBSE as Chief Guest and Ms. Savita Drall, Deputy Director of Education District South West B as the Guest of Honour. The eminent dignitaries attending the event were Chairman Shri Virender Kumar, Vice Chairperson Ms. Sangeeta Choudhary, Director (Academics) Mr. Rajbir Singh Gahlot, Academic Advisor Ms. Ritu and Member Managing Committee Mr. Sandeep. Founder Principal Ms. Ritu Mehta, former Principal Poonam Jha and Founder Director J.C. Pathak also graced the occasion. The event kicked off with the rendition of the welcome song by the school choir. The traditional lamp lighting invoking the blessings of Goddess Saraswati followed next. Ganesh Vandana seeking the blessings of the ‘Vighnaharta’ reverberated the atmosphere with spirituality and reverence. The Annual Report 2022-23 was read out by the Principal Ms. Shalini Agarwal along with students representing each wing wherein the academic as well as non-academic accolades were shared with the audience; the august gathering was also apprised of the projects to be undertaken in the next academic year 2023-24. Succeeding the Annual Report a series of folk dances echoing
India’s rich ethnicity and culture was performed under the theme ‘Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat’. However, the attraction of the event was the ballad, Bhagat Singh- The Legend highlighting the life and sacrifices of the great revolutionary, thereby celebrating ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsava’, India’s 75 years of independence.
The son of the soil that Bhagat Singh who will always be remembered for his sacrifices was portrayed with perfection by the students. Their electrifying performances, heartfelt dialogues, stunning dramatics and high voltage drama captivated the audience and left many with tears in their eyes. The musical saga speaking about India’s struggle for freedom, narrated stories of unsung heroes too whose contributions to freedom and liberation cannot be denied. The power packed performances left the audience spellbound; Bhagat Singh’s execution left the audience teary-eyed and emotional. The Chief Guest Mr. Sanyam Bhardwaj congratulated the students on their splendid performances. He appreciated and acknowledged the efforts of the management, the staff and the students for putting up a stellar performance. Furthermore, he urged the parents to collaborate with the school and ensure a positive teaching learning system.
He also spoke about NEP 2020 and assured that the new education policy will work wonders. The Guest of Honour Ms. Savita Drall in her speech expressed her ecstasy at the scintillating performances; she further reiterated that Bhagat Singh still lives in the heart of every youth of the country and will continue inspiring posterity. The event came to a close with the vote of thanks rendered by the Headmistress Ms. Archana Rathi preceded by the release of the school magazine ‘Gokul Days’. The mega show brought out the essence of patriotism, instilled in the students love for country and country men and was an endeavor to pay our respect to those who gave up their today for our tomorrow.

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𝐌𝐎𝐃𝐄𝐋 𝐔𝐍𝐈𝐓𝐄𝐃 𝐍𝐀𝐓𝐈𝐎𝐍 𝐂𝐎𝐍𝐅E𝐑𝐄𝐍𝐂𝐄

Model United Nations (MUN) simulations are popular exercises for those interested in learning more about the UN. Hundreds of thousands of students worldwide participate every year in MUN at all educational levels – from primary school to university. Many of today’s leaders in law, government, business and the arts participated in MUN as students. Students attend Model UN conferences because it’s fun – they just happen to learn something along the way. And when students have fun while learning, what they learn is more likely to stick. Model UN reinforces what students learn in the classroom. It activates students’ imagination and creativity – activities that students are naturally inclined to do. In the classroom, students learn from their teacher. At conferences, students learn from each other. The conference does not replace the classroom – the conference complements the classroom. Students have to internalize what they learn in class and deliver that information through speeches, caucusing and resolutions.
Students of Dwarka International School actively participated and won accolades for their research and deliberations at various Model United Nations conference held at St. Thomas School. Resulting, DIS to win the Best Delegate award.

KINDERGARTEN DIWALI CELEBRATION

FRAGRANCE in the wind,

Things look more and much BRIGHTER,

PLEASANT environment,

GIFTS, SWEETS, LIGHTS everywhere

When DIWALI IS IN THE AIR…..

The bright and beautiful celebrations of Diwali is round the corner, with millions of people set to light up their lives with five days of festivities. Students of DIS celebrated this beautiful festival a day before the Diwali break by participating an array of activities such as Diwali hanging making. To add charm and religious fervor to the atmosphere, the little ones came all excited and dressed up in ethnic wear.
The kids were informed about the significance of Diwali and were encouraged to celebrate an environmental friendly Diwali with prayers and lights and not with fumes and loud noise of loud crackers. Teachers applauded the efforts of the little ones and urged them to celebrate a clean, green and safe Diwali.

JUNIOR ANNUAL DAY  – 2022-23

The school celebrated its Junior Annual Day on the theme ‘Conserve Natural Resources” on 14 and 15 October 2022 in the school auditorium. The theme was chosen to apprise the audience about the need to preserve natural resources which was executed very well by the faculty and students of class 1 and II.

The event was  graced by Shri Virender Kumar  Chairman, Ms. Sangeeta Choudhary HOS and Vice Chairperson ,Shri Rajbir Singh Gehlot, Director (Academics) and Ms Ritu Academic Adviser. The programe commenced with the welcome speech delivered by the Headmistress Ms Archana Rathi who expressed her gratitude to the parents and thanked them for their support.

Students enthralled everyone with their mesmerizing performances. Their coordination and synchronization was indeed praiseworthy . The auditorium was filled with applauses and cheers from parents. The Grand Finale marked the end of the grand performance. Mr. Rajbir Singh Gehlot Director Academics addressed the gathering wherein he expressed his elation and pride at the enchanting performance of the students. The curtain fell with the vote of thanks being rendered. In a nutshell, The programme celebrated the sprit and enthusiasm of the little ones of class I and II.

TEACHER’S DAY CELEBRATION WITH DIS FAMILY

Without the precious guidance of our Gurus, society would collapse in no time. The responsibility of setting a child on the path of morality, honesty, kindness and humility is given to teachers because nobody else can influence kids like they do.
Dwarka International School marked the observance on September 5, 2022 in the presence of respected Chairman sir, Head of School ma’am, Academic Councillor ma’am, Academic Head ma’am & Head mistress ma’am. A grand show was put up through numerous dance, skits, and speeches dedicated to their teachers, with the central theme commemorating to pay gratitude to the efforts put in by teachers in shaping the character of every single life they touch.
Without fail, students also contributed their best on this day with great enthusiasm and inevitably looking up ways to make it special for their teachers.

HINDI POEM RECITATION ZONAL COMPETITION

The Zonal Hindi Poem Recitation Competition for Zone 21 was held on Tuesday, 23 August at Dwarka International School. Students across the area of Zone 21 participated in all the four categories-Junior Girls and Boys as well as Senior Girls and Boys.  The competition witnessed power packed performances of the students. The jury members comprised enterprising lecturers of renowned institutions. Ms. Sangeeta Deswal Deputy Director of Education, Zone 21 South West B was the guest of honour. She addressed the students and motivated them to put in their best efforts in every task they undertake. She also urged the students to aspire and dream big in order to succeed in life.  Ms. Roshni Gulati, SPE District Co-ordinator and Mr. Manoj Kumar Co-ordinator, Zone 21 also attended the competition. Ms. Sangeeta Choudhary, HoS  Dwarka International School graced the event with other eminent dignitaries of the school, Ms. Sudesh, Ms. Ritu, and Headmistress Ms. Archana Rathi. The competition was a platform to enhance the oratorical skills of the students and also enabled each one to appreciate literature and poetry.

𝙄𝙉𝙏𝙀𝙍 HOUSE TUG OF WAR 𝙏𝙊𝙐𝙍𝙉𝘼𝙈𝙀𝙉𝙏

Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire, it has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. It speaks to youth in a language they understand. Sport can create hope, where once there was only despair. In the end, it’s extra effort that separates a winner from second place. But winning takes a lot more than that too. Keeping with the same, a final inter house TUG OF WAR match was played between Pitambar House and Vasudev House in an electrifying environment on 20 August 2022 in the school playground. The occasion was graced by Head of School, Ms Sangeeta Choudhary to motivate and build team spirit among students. Vasudev House emerged victorious. The team could be seen jubilantly celebrating its victory after the match. Well done Vasudev House!!!!!!

INTER HOUSE RANGOLI

Inter-house Rangoli competition was held on 18 Aug, 2022 to celebrate Krishna Janmashtami. All the houses participated with great interest & enthusiasm under teachers guidance. Great artwork was exhibited by the students which made the task of judges difficult. “Pitamber” house was announced Winner.

Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav – 75th Independence Day Celebration

India’s 75th Independence Day was celebrated at Dwarka International School, Dwarka, New Delhi with much enthusiasm and fanfare on 13th August 2022. A Flag hoisting ceremony was organized by our DIS family  who expressed their gratitude to the brave hearts of our nation. Our honorable Chairman Sir- Mr. Virender Choudhary  appraised everyone with the significance of the historic day and invigorated the spirit of occasion. The ceremony area looked bright with the students and teachers dressed in colors of the Indian flag.

PRIZE DISTRIBUTION CEREMONY

2021-22

Dwarka International School celebrated its Prize Distribution Ceremony for session 2021-22 for the students of classes 1 to 12.

The program began with a wonderful rendition by the school choir in the form of a welcome song followed by the auspicious Lamp Lighting Ceremony by the Esteemed members of the management including the Chairman- Mr. Virender Kumar along with his wife Ms. Shanti Devi.

The Academic Head, Ms. Monika Ahluwalia addressed the gathering and apprised them with the key achievements of the school in the past session.  Prizes were then given away to the awardees from classes 1 to 12. The parents encouraged the prize winners by their applause and their presence, which made the ceremony even more memorable.

Beautiful musical and dance performances by the students made the event grand and gracious. Special Birthday Greetings were organised for Chairman Sir which touched everyone’s hearts deeply.

To embark the upcoming 75th Independence Day, a patriotic song and dance was performed by the students and it truly spread colours of patriotism all over the place.

The comparers for the event were Harshita Asija and Kushaan Mehra. They kept the audience busy and involved throughout.

The vote of thanks was proposed by the Head Mistress, Ms. Archana Rathi

Farewell Ceremony 2022-23

As customary, the valedictory ceremony for the outgoing batch of class XII was held on Monday, 11 April, 2022 in the school auditorium. The day kick started with the hawan ritual wherein students of current as well as outgoing batch of class XII sought blessings of Almighty God along with their teachers and other dignitaries. The HoS and Vice-Chairperson, Ms. Sangeeta Choudhury, Vice Principal Ms. Bhawna Khanna, Academic Advisors Ms. Sudesh, and Ms. Ritu, Director (Academics), Mr. Rajbir Singh Gahlot , Headmistress Ms. Archana Rathi and the teachers graced the occasion with their benign presence. A cultural programme comprising song and dance sequences, a power point presentation followed next. The highlight of the day, was, however, crowning Mr. DIS and Ms. DIS. Each participant had to undergo three rounds, the first was IQ written test, the second round was extempore and the final round was to display any talent. The event evoked fun, laughter and entertainment. In the Seniors Talk, students made the audience nostalgic with their narration of sweet and sour experiences of the school, their speech rendered an environment of melancholy yet optimism to move ahead in life.
The valedictory ceremony witnessed class teachers speaking words of praise for their students as they were conferred with a memento, as a commemoration from the school. The whole auditorium echoed with applauses and cheers as the students went up the stage to receive the token of love and appreciation. The HoS and Vice Chairperson, Ms. Sangeeta Choudhary blessed students and wished them success in life. She urged them to strive for the best and work with earnest dedication in their future endeavours. She further reiterated that only hard work will pave the way to victory and prosperity. The Vice Principal Ms. Bhawna Khanna congratulated the students on their successful completion of the school journey and wished them good luck in the life ahead. Mr. Rajbir Singh Gahlot, Director(Academics) wished students a happy, healthy and contented life A DJ and sumptuous lunch marked the end of the grand celebration and the curtain fell.

Orientation Day 2022-23

The Orientation Day ceremony of Dwarka International School for the session 2022-23 was organised in the school auditorium in the presence of the Esteemed members of the management. The event began with the Lamp Lighting Ceremony by the Vice Chairperson and HOS Ms. Sangeeta Choudhary, the Academic Advisor Ms. Ritu Chaudhary, Academic Director Mr. Rajbir Singh, Vice Principal Ms. Bhawna Khanna and Headmistress, Ms. Archana Rathi followed by Guru Vandana Dance and Welcome Song. The Vice Principal, Ms. Bhawna Khanna addressed the August gathering and provided an overview about the school. The School Presentation was presented by Himanshu and Esha Jain of class XII. An enlightening skit on ‘Back To School’ was presented by the students of classes X and XII.

The parents were engaged throughout the program with flamboyant and colourful songs and dances which were presented by the students along with their mentors. Even though the students were on stage after two long years, they pulled off the event with enthusiasm and perfection and created magic on stage. The event was flawlessly compered by Vedant Sharma and Saumya Jain of class XII. The parents enjoyed the event and thanked the school for putting up a great show.
The event was wrapped up with the Vote of Thanks presented by Asmi Mahinderu of XII.

Republic Day Celebration

The school celebrated 73rd Republic Day on 25 January 2022 in the school assembly ground following Covid appropriate behaviour. The tricolor was hoisted by the Chairman Shri Virender Kumar escorted by HoS Sangeeta Choudhary, Vice Principal Bhawna Khanna, Director (Academics) Shri Rajbir Singh Gahlot and Headmistress Ms. Archana Rathi and other dignitaries from the management. The national anthem was sung with pride and honour.

The Chairman of the school addressed the students and the faculty virtually. He urged everyone to be a true patriot of the nation and contribute sincerely to the progress and prosperity of India. He reminded all to value the sacrifices made by the noble souls in establishing India as a successful democratic and republic country. He further acknowledged the contributions of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and hailed Honourable Prime Minister’s noble initiative of installing a hologram statue of the great leader.

Conclusively, he appealed to the students to get themselves vaccinated as early as possible and help the nation fight the pandemic. The speech was inspiring and motivational which imparted wisdom to the audience.

Vaccination Drive

Vaccination Drive was organized by the school on Friday 21 January 2022 for children aged 15 to 18 years in the school premises. Vaccination Drive ensured absolutely free of cost vaccine within a safe environment. A mobile van with the required paraphernalia reached the school at 9 a.m. with experienced doctors and health workers and was stationed till 5 p.m.

The Drive evoked good response from students of the school as well as children in the vicinity of the school.

The doctors and health workers at the Drive were acknowledged for their sincerity and devotion towards mankind. The Drive was thus a noble initiative taken towards acquiring a Covid19 free earth.

New Year Celebration in School

To welcome the arrival of New Year, a grand party was hosted by the school for its staff members on Dec 30, 2021. The entire staff and dignitaries gathered in the new auditorium of school to bid farewell to the year 2021 and celebrated with great passion and enthusiasm. Wearing vibrant costumes, teachers gave marvellous performances including dance performance, skit presentation, bhajan recitation, musical concert and lots more.
Several games were organised for the teachers to participate in. The celebration was much appreciated by everyone. New Year was concluded very well by our honourable Head Mistress Mrs. Archana Rathi. Our esteemed dignitaries showered their blessings and good wishes for all. It was followed by a grand feast in the old auditorium in which a wide variety of sweets, snacks and delicacies were served. Everyone was elated and had a gala time.

RAMANUJAN WEEK

RAMANUJAN week was celebrated from December 22, 2021 –December 28, 2021 in DWARKA INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL to celebrate Srinivasa Ramanujan’s birthday, which is also celebrated as National Mathematics Day. All students from Classes I to XII participated in various activities conducted during this week. The activities were “ MATHEMATICAL TAMBOLA, TANGRAM MAKING( 7-PIECE), VEDIC MATHEMATICS TRICKS, POSTER MAKING. To popularise maths, Teachers shared many interesting facts every day with the students. Students also presented Special Assemblies which uplifted the enthusiasm of the Ramanujan Week. Students enjoyed all the activities and participated enthusiastically. They displayed their creativity and analytical skills

Vigilance Awareness Week

Dwarka International School, Dwarka observed ‘Vigilance Awareness Week’ from 26th October to 1st November, 2021. A plethora of activities were organized as a part of this initiative:

Integrity Pledge (Cultural Programme)
In accordance with the guidelines issued by the Directorate of Education, the Integrity Pledge was conducted on 27th October,2021 for students of classes VI to XII, both in the offline as well as online classes and students were encouraged to restore to fair and honest means in their conduct. All the teachers of Dwarka International School also took the pledge on the online mode. The link for the online pledge was shared with the parents in persuasion to take the online pledge.

Intra-Class Discussion
A video on Anti-Corruption was shown to the students of classes VI to VIII on 28th October 2021 followed by an Intra- Class discussion on the Causes and Effects of Corruption. Also, the students were motivated to talk about the measures that can be taken to curb the problem of Corruption as much as possible. The students participated in the discussion with immense enthusiasm.

Slogan Writing Activity
A Slogan Writing Activity was conducted on 28th October 2021 for the students of classes IX & XI on the theme ‘Independent India@75: Self Reliance with Integrety. The students expressed their views and thoughts about the topic by drawing, writing slogans and quotes. One could see and feel the Zeal that the students had in their presentation.

Vigilance Awareness Quiz
The school also organised a Vigilance Awareness quiz in classes IX & XI on the theme of Anti- Corruption to create awareness among students and stress on the vision of a Vigilant and self- reliant India.

Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav

Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav means the festival of completing 75 Years of Independence of the country. As we all know that 15th August 1947 was the historic day when our country got freedom from the rule of Britishers.

For this freedom, many Brave freedom Fighters and leaders had sacrificed themselves. So this year, India is celebrating the 75th anniversary of its independence which is being celebrated as Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.

Apart from this Mahotsav. the young generation has to be made aware of the achievements, actions, resolutions of the Country in 75 years so that it will inspire them to move forward and to realize the dreams of an independent India. Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav is a tribute to our freedom fighters and freedom movement. It was one of the such events where students were made aware of the places of freedom struggle and their relevance in the history

The students took active part in the essay writing on the places of Freedom Struggle and displayed their talent with great enthusiasm which added a charm to the event.

The participants were apprised that Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav’ is a great opportunity to learn the spirit of nationalism from the rich contribution of our freedom fighters and the places of freedom struggle. The students brought their best foot forward in explaining various places of freedom struggle through a Timeline of events.

Global hand washing day…….

As we know that the Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of Hand Washing for reducing the spread of disease and protecting health.DIS has decided to observe the significance of Hand Washing with soap to observe Global hand washing day.The theme for GHD 2021 is ‘Our Future is at Hand – Let’s Move Forward Together’ As Hand Washing with soap is critical for prevention of transmission of the COVID pandemic during the ongoing phased re-opening of schools.Our students of class VI & VII have participated in activity to create awareness to mobilize and bring hand hygiene as a fundamental component of public health and safety.

SCIENCE CBSE ACTIVITY TOPIC- “WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY”

“It’s okay to not be okay. But it is not okay to not seek help!
Be mindful! Seek the help you need!”
In this regard a ‘SCIENCE-ACTIVITY” was organized virtually in Dwarka International School under the project “WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY” . Students of classes V to VIII participated in it with great zeal and enthusiasm.
•The theme of this year’s World Mental Health Day, set by the World Federation for Mental Health, is “MENTAL HEALTH IN AN UNEQUAL WORLD”
•An ONLINE TALK was conducted in the class where the concept of Mental Health was discussed with its types, causes and solutions.
*The students were engaged in preparing emoticon bookmarks to exhibit the emotions they experience. For the follow-up,
learners were given a worksheet to fill-in, based on the discussions during the mental health programme.
•Stress on the need of understanding Children’s Mental Health was explained by some videos, real life incidents, slogans and posters.
•The purpose is to make the students learn:

->different ways to deal with anxiety,
->importance of mental health along with physical fitness,
->ways of overcoming stress and anger,
->importance of meditation and yoga,
->key points for a relaxed and happy life.