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
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 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 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.
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.
“ELIMINATION OF SINGLE USE OF PLASTIC AND ADOPTING THE CONCEPT OF 6Rs”
Single-Use plastic drastically impacts the environment in a harmful way. We should completely ban the use of plastics to save our environment.
In this regard, the SCIENCE-ACTIVITY was virtually organized in Dwarka International School under the project “SWACHHATA PAKHWADA 2021” from on 1st of September to 15 th September 2021. Students of classes VI to IX have participated in it with great enthusiasm.
The given topic was “ELIMINATION OF SINGLE USE OF PLASTIC AND ADOPTING THE CONCEPT OF 6Rs”. Students have participated in various ways (class discussion, class speech, slogan writing, poster making, comic strip, video making and by ppt presentation). The purpose is to create a strong public awareness for mitigation of Plastic pollution by adopting the strategy of 6Rs to preserve our environment.
“OZONE-THE NATURAL UMBRELLA”
The SCIENCE-ACTIVITY was organized in the School on 16th of September 21(International ozone day). Students of classes VI to VIII participated in it with great enthusiasm. The given topic was “OZONE-THE NATURAL UMBRELLA.”Students have participated in various ways (slogan writing, poster making, making of presentation) on the given topic. The purpose is to spread awareness among people about the depletion of Ozone Layer and find possible solutions to preserve it.