𝐌𝐎𝐃𝐄𝐋 𝐔𝐍𝐈𝐓𝐄𝐃 𝐍𝐀𝐓𝐈𝐎𝐍 𝐂𝐎𝐍𝐅𝐑𝐄𝐍𝐂𝐄
KINDERGARTEN DIWALI CELEBRATION
FRAGRANCE in the wind,
Things look more and much BRIGHTER,
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
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.