Students return to the Home Land from World Debate Competition at Prague
Students return to the Home Land after proving their mettle in World Debate Competition at Prague
7 students of DPS Ranchi had gone to Czech Republic (Prague) for World Schools Debate Competition scheduled from 17th to 20 February. for students of + 2 level.
46 teams from 16 countries like India, China, Solovania, Canada, Slovakia, Denmark, Italy, Georgia, Syria, Hungary, Turkey, Romania, Greece, and Czech Republic etc had participated in the 4- days Prague Debates Spring Tournament. It was held at Charles University Law Faculty, Prague, Czech Republic. Only 2 schools from India had participated in this competition.
After the opening ceremony on 17th Feb began the 1st round which was prepared round. The topic was “The western democracies failed to support the Democratic change in Syria by a timely military intervention.” This was followed by round 2, the impromptu round and the topic was “ The house wishes to ban fortune telling” and “The house believes that the business should be able to deny to impart service to a customer if the request conflicts with the owner’s religious belief.” DPS Ranchi defeated Georgia, Greece, Italy Hungary, Turkey and UAE in these rounds. Both teams from DPS Ranchi reached till the 6th round.
Returning to the school the students were delighted to share their experiences.
Aditya Bose said “It was my first foreign tour and I am happy that it was planned from the school’s side. It was a privilege for me to represent my school at International level. I am grateful to my principal who gave me such an exposure to witness such a beautiful city and also a great opportunity to meet great debaters of the world.”
Shruti Bora said, “Being a part of DPS gave an opportunity to explore our skills. We got to interact with people around the world. This platform gave us detailed knowledge of PDS. Debating and talking to people was a great experience for me. We won against teams from Turkey. Greece, Italy, etc.
Raunak Prakash said. “Overall it was magical experience in the city of Prague as I witnessed and competed with hundreds of world level debaters from across the global. I am proud to be one of the world debaters and am blessed with this opportunity given to us by our principal sir, Dr. Ram Singh”
Suhani said she is indeed grateful to the principal and the school for giving her an opportunity to visit Prague and be a part of the World Schools Debate Competition. We gained to lot of knowledge and indepth information of PDS. Meeting students from different parts of the world cannot be expressed in words. This trip has undoubtedly polished and refined our debating skills.
Rishav Jalan said, “I thank our Hon’ble principal Dr. Ram Singh for bestowing as with this golden opportunity to be a part of PDS 2017. It was a momentous experience and a great learning curvature. It enriched our personality as a whole. It helped us to become friends with hundreds of debaters from across the globe.
The principal, Dr. Ram Singh, congratulated the students on their return and said that he had full faith in his students that they will definitely bring laurels to the school. He also said that he will try and provide maximum global exposure to the students of DPs Ranchi and make them Global citizens.
Ravi beats Ganges House by 3-0 in Inter House Football Final Match
A spectacular Inter House Junior’s football final was held on 15.02.2017 at DPS Ranchi for the students of Class IV. The players of Ravi and Ganges Houses participated under the captainship of Umang Chhetri and Sanyam respectively. The jubiliant audience witnessed a match full of thrill and excitement. Every player fought for the goal of victory for their respective House showing a perfect example of teamwork and unity.
The match started with a toss won by Ganges House. With no goals before half time by any of the teams, Ravi scored three goals one after the other leaving everyone astounded. Two goals were scored by Agastya and one by Umang which definitely acted as catalyst for the players of the House. Ultimately, with the wonderful strategy of defense, Ganges gave no more chance to goal and at last Ravi House was declared the glorifying winner of the match with a score of 3 – 0 . The day ended with the flag of Ravi House flying high with pride in the air and leaving behind the essence of sportsman spirit everywhere.
DR. Ram Singh, Principal DPS Ranchi congratulated all the players for their outstanding performance and said that game is an important part of life which nourishes the physical as well as mental growth of children. It also enlightens the flame of unity among the students.
Career Counselling session for Classes IX and X at DPS Ranchi
Life is all about chances and opportunities. Never let an opportunity get away.
Yes! Choosing or right career is one of these facts of life that can either build up or break you down. Therefore to deal with this confusion. Delhi Public School Ranchi organised a career counselling session for the students of classes IX and X along with their parents on 11.02.2017 in the school auditorium.
Dr. Sanjeev Arora, a noted public speaker, an experienced career and behavioural counselor briefed the parents and the students about the best career option available today.
Being a part of this session on career counselling was itself a wondrous experience for the student of IX and X. It helped them to-
- To find out their areas of intellect and interest.
- Well equipped to take the right choice.
- To identify their potential and choose the right subjects beneficial for their academic and professional growth.
- Tap their innate ability.
This session was highly beneficial for the parents as well as they could understand and realize the importance of SWOT Analysis of their wards- Analysis the Strength, Weakness, Opportunity and Threat.
It was a highly enriching session as the resource person explained each and every thing with live examples. He spoke about the various career options available other than medical and engineering and what are the procedures of enrolling in their professional courses. Career options like hotel management, law, defense service etc were dealt with extensively.
Dr. Ram Singh Principal DPS Ranchi who is ever ready to provide the best facilities on a platter for the students. He also said that children should be motivated to travel on there paths which are less trodden.
Mathematics at DPS Ranchi will now be taught using on 'TAMAI' Method of education from Japan
In order to nurture the global citizens of tomorrow, a workshop on TAMAI Method: a well known Japanese style education was organised by KIWAMI – A Japanse organization, having its branches in Tokyo, Kyoto, and Bangkok etc. Students of Primary wing participated in this programme. They learned calculation skills visualization ability, geometric concept that does not rely on formulae.
Chairperson of KIWAI Mitsuyo Tamai herself conducted the workshop. Along with her was Haruka Takano, the secretary, and a team of officials from New Delhi. The workshop aimed to develop a ‘Shape brain’ that does not rely on formulae and train the faculty of imagination. This system allows children to enhance their abilities regard less of their grade in school.
Education system is ever evolving and DPS Ranchi strives to keep pace with it in the benefits of the students. In the absence of in-depth knowledge, subjects like Maths and Science have created phobias in the young mind. Under the dynamic leadership of Dr. Ram Singh, Principal DPS Ranchi the school has taken the initiative to uproot these phobias through such programmes.
Children learnt calculations using Ee SOROBAN. It is a unique calculation method called 'Imaging Calculation' which enables to visualize Soroban in mind. Students watched movies where the calculation is actually performed on a Soroban, which helps them to foster skills to calculate more accurately and quickly.
The children learned construction of shapes visually by watching solids in animation. The ability to be able to visualize the formation of shape is vitally important in solving geometry questions. Further more beautifully designed and exciting animations kept children focused and entertained.
The organization is working wonders by supporting teachers in educational institutions, held seminars and workshop more than 80 times a years all over the world including countries like India, Vietnam, Myanmar, Malaysia, and Singapore and also in Japan.
It helps in enhancing children’s abilities regardless of their grade in school. Cloud based learning program is adopted.
This organization also has a well developed science lab where kinds love science more. This lab is a continuous experience of discovery, thrill and joy where every kid is in a lead role.
Merely learning the concepts is not education. How students apply these operations matters.
Principal, Dr. Ram Singh advocated that the education method should keep evolving to foster children’s abilities and inculcate passion for learning. He said “We are futuristic and we always look forward to provide such opportunities to students which give them a global view. He also said the in this session we had invited the US consul General, organized overseas education fair, some students are also visiting Czech Republic this year for World Debate Competition because our mission is to nurture global citizens.
A one month pilot project for the students along with a traing programme for the teachers has also been scheduled.
Discover Peace and Joy within through SAHAJA YOGA meditation at DPS, Ranchi
A yoga meditation programme was conducted by Sahaja Yoga foundation under the ages of Col. S.K. Kochhar today 31.01.2017 at Delhi Public School, Ranchi for the students where upon children were taught some easy yoga techniques.
Saha Yoga means easy yoga helps to relieve stress and tension and balance our internal energy. It is an unique method of meditation by awakening of Kundalini ( the energy believed to lie at the base of the spine). It incorporates movement, dynamic breathing techniques, meditation and mantras. It also aims at building physical vitality and increase consciousness. Speaking on the occasion Cl. Kochhar elaborated on the immense benefits of yoga for students. Children are always under stress to the speed up lifestyle and pressure of study.
They need to focus on the inner health which is an integral part of their personality. Effect meditation with proper technique can reset the system in a few short minutes. Practice should be regular as children need to be mentally clear. Kundalini practice can boost the brain chemistry and they will be able to perform better in their exams.
DPS Primary Wing students trip to 'Fun Castle'
Students of primary wing had a great day as the school organized a trip to ‘Fun Castle’ for them on 28th January 2017. The trip was a perfect blend of fun, frolic and amusement. Everyone was excited when buses reached the venue. They spent about 3 hours roaming around with their friends and teachers. They enjoyed different rides along with their teachers which gave them a warmth of togetherness. Some of the joy rides they cherished with their friends are – Dragon, Sky Train, Tornado, Catter Pillar, Striking Car and Harakiri.
They had lunch with friends in shades of trees and experienced real life situation of sharing and caring, team spirit and felt the joy of being independent in their life. The day was full of fun packed, adventure for them. It was a whole new experience for them which they will remember for many years from now.
Interactive Session for parents of class PREP at DPS Ranchi
‘Introductory Session’ for the new entrants at DPS Ranchi
Starting school is a major milestone for parents as well as the young new beginners and a start of a new journey for both of them.
Keeping this in view Delhi Public School, Ranchi organised an introductory session for the parents of new entrants in its school premises on 28th January 2017. This was mainly for the parents to understand the teaching methodology implemented in the school. It was a one session program for parent’s comfort. Apart from teaching process, parents came to know about fee structure, school rules and regulations.
The session commenced with welcoming of the parents followed by welcome song by the tiny tots. A colourful and stupendous cultural programme presented by the little ones of class one and two made the audience enthralled.
During the briefing session Incharge of Primary Wing Mrs. Jaya Prasad provided the parents with an insight on the school curriculum. While briefing she laid emphasis that parents should ensure that their wards come to school regularly in neat and clean uniform and their Tiffin must contain healthy and nourishing food.
Principal, Dr. Ram Singh in his address speech welcomed the parents and their children to the DPS community and said, DPS encourages a child’s learning by providing an environment to explore and by encouraging his natural curiosity. He added, even in the crowd DPS students look apart and it is a matter of great pride that DPS, Ranchi has been declared as the 3rd best school of the country and the best school in Jharkhand. Moreover he said DPS is a part of strong and vibrant education system which ensures, every child gets opportunity to thrive, learn, grow and shine.
Parents came to understand and accept that starting school is a part of their children’s long term progression from dependence to independence.
The session provided a platform for the parents to visualize the activities carried in the school. It was for the betterment of their children and was an opening gateway to the success of their tiny tots.
Farewell for Class XII (2016-17)
Hasta La Vista – Until We Meet Again
Today on 24.01.2017, DPS Ranchi organised a grand farewell ceremony for the outgoing batch of students of 2016-17 at the school’s Auditorium with great enthusiasm. It was a memorable day for the children who enjoyed an emotional last day with the school which has left an indelible mark on their entire childhood. The function began with a somber prayer service as is customary. The school choir then performed a melodious rendition of the classic swagatam song. The Principal, Dr. Ram Singh, then addressed the students. He narrated a story to the students about two students of class 6 and class 8. He through the story, emphasized on the importance of being positive. He said, ‘the world may be against you, but it only depends on you how optimistic you are and a negative eye into positive one.’ He also asked the students to hold on to the values ingrained in them in this temple of learning. He wished all the students ingrained in them and asked them never to bow down when faced with obstacles and miseries of life for “Failures are the killers of Success”.
After this followed the cultural programme which included superb dance performances on Bollywood smash hits like Kamli, Kala Chashma etc. Yuvraj Pradhan and Reyan of Class XII also performed dance. They said that it was really a touching moment as the school’s stage was danced upon for the last time.
Then came the most the announcement of Miss and Mister D.P.S. Ritika of Class XII F got the Miss DPS title whereas Pranay Ghosh of Class XII I was Mister DPS.
Some special awards were also given:
Miss Mega mind - Tiyasha Mitra
Mr. Mega Mind - Anirudh Anil Ojha
Voice of DPS - Tithi Ghosh
Athlete of DPS - Shreya Singh
Miss Social B - Ananya Samanta: Mr. Social B- Ayush Mayank
Magnificent and Marvellous Award- Tithi Ghosh
Eminence student award- Rehan Arshad, Ayushi Mehta and Shubhankar Shekhar.
Headboy Shubh Mishra and Head Gir Snigdha Chatterjee were awarded with Best Debators Award. &
Yuvraj Pradhan & Urvashi got the Popular Person Award.
Then came the most sentimental part for the students. The departing students came up to speak about their experiences. Each one was filled with emotion. They said that they would never forget the days spent in DPS Ranchi. Shubh Mishra the Head Boy of the school said, “I owe a lot to DPS Ranchi especially our honorable principal, Dr. Ram Singh. It is this school which has helped in identifying the immense potential which each student has “He said that he would always keep with him the values which has been taught to him at DPS Ranchi. He thanked everyone for helping him in some way or the other.
Towards the end the Principal told all the students that the gates of DPS Ranchi is always opened for its students and whenever they wish they can visit their alma-mater. With these words the function came to an end with almost all eyes filled with tears be it the students or the teachers.
Interaction with Shri Upendra Kushwaha, Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Govt. of India (School Education & Literacy)
The principal of CBSE schools were also present for an interaction with Shri Upendra Kushwaha Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Govt. of India (School Education & Literacy).
Mr. K B Bhargav Principal DPS Dhanbad, Mr. Abhishek Kumar from DPS Gaya, Mr. Sanjay Mallick from Chaibasa, Mr. Abhay Kr. Singh from Army Public School, Mrs Annakutty and Mr. S D Singh from Central Academy Bariatu, Mr. B Chaoudhary from DAV Dhurwa, Mr. K Jha from DAV Nageshwar, Mrs.Gurmeet Kaur from DAV Nandraj, Dr. Ashok Kumar from DAV Alok, Mr. T P Pati from DAV Hehal, Mr. M K Sinha from DAV Kapil Dev, Dr. Manohar Lal from Gurunanak School, Mr. S K Mishra from International Public School, Mr. P K Thakur from Lala Lajpat Rai, Mr. Satya Prakash from Loyola Convent, Mr. Taufeeq Alam from Oxbridge Mander, Mr. S B Mehta from Oxford, Mrs. Ratna Mukherjee from R B Springdale, Mr. Surjeet Singh from R T C School, Mre Srivastava from Sachidanand Gyan Bharati, Mr. S K Singh from Saraswati Shishu Vidya Mandir, Mrs Ranjana Swaroop from Sharda Global School, Mrs. Jasmanti from St. Jagat Gyan, Mrs Neeta Jaiswal from Star International, Mrs Dwivedi from St. Michael's, Mr. Ali Arafat from Symbiosis Bundu, Mrs G. Manju from Tender Heart, Mr. P S Kalra from Vikas Vidyalay, Mr. B Dwivedi from Vivekanand Vidya Mandir and Dr. N Santhosh Kumar from Vidya Vikas Public School.
Students Display Their Athletic Prowess At DPS Annual Sports Meet (Senior Section)
Delhi Public School Ranchi has always been a leading torch towards the all round development of pupils. Keeping in mind these ideals and goals the school organised their annual sports meet for the Senior wing on January 21, 2017 where the students were given a chance to unleash their prowess. Brigadier Sunil Kumar NV (Indian Army) was the Chief Guest for the Inauguration ceremony and Shri Saurabh Tiwary a cricketer par excellence and of international acclaim was the guest of honour. The presence of Shri Upendra Kushwaha, Honourable Minister of State for Human Resource Development (School Education & Literacy) govt. of India added a special touch to this mega event.
The inaugural ceremony commenced to a spectacular start with the rendition of a melodious welcome song by the school choir.
After which Dr. Ram Singh the Principal of the school took the podium to address the esteemed guests, and enlightened them on the need for the holistic development of children in today’s competitive world. He stressed on the importance of the healthy body along with the healthy mind for students to realize their potential.
This was followed by the unfurling of school flag by the chief guest then the school choir took the stage to instill the spirit and aim of DPS with the presentation of the school song. This was followed by the March-Past in which the children of 6 houses Ganges, Jamuna, Chenab, Jhelum, Ravi and Sutlej marched to the precise and excellent beats of the school band.
After this the oath was taken by the students for fair and just meet. The chief guest declared the meet open subsequently. The flame of sportsmanship was set ablaze by Shri Saurav Tiwary and handed over to the athletes of the school.
The cultural events included a spectacular display of yogic posture in perfect synchrony by the students of class VII and the students of class VI were at there agile best while presenting wonderful show of aerobics. Folk dance has always been a favourite for all because of its rhythm and spirit here on the grounds of DPS Ranchi the pupils of class VIII presented a commendable show of folk dances of Kashmir, Punjab and Jharkhand. The love of Jharkhand was brought on the fields by the young Dipsites with their rhythmic movements.
After the dazzling displays the track and field event were held to the cheerful and encouraging responses from the audience. The myriad events which transpire definitely entertained the spectators be it the relay races or the grulling 1500 mts. race.
Brigadier Sunil Kumar N.V. while addressing the students said that let there be no dull boys and girls and each and every individual should be trained enough to get the rightful place in the society he also cited the example of Dhyanchand, Milkha Singh and the likes who have made a niche for themselves in the field of sports. It was also said by him that Aristotle once said children should learn to respect their teachers because those who educated children are more important than those who give them birth. He was full of praise for the head of the institution because of his immense contribution in the all round development of the children and said that he fills proud that his daughter is a part of this prestigious institution and she has more respect for her teachers than parents. It was his earnest request that all the parents present there should give a standing ovation to the teachers and principal of the school because he feels that DPS Ranchi stands much ahead of other schools in all spheres.
Shri S.A. Lathkar, I.G. C.R.P.F. Ranchi was the chief guest for the closing ceremony, Shri Amol V. Homkar, DIG, South Chhottanagpur Range was the special guest and Shri Kranti Kumar Gardeshi, S.P. Special Branch was the guest of honour.
The event came to an end with the prize distribution ceremony, where the victors were awarded laurels for their feats by our esteemed guest Shri Upendra Kushwaha. Honable Minister of State for HRD (School Education & Literacy). He is an Indian politician who has been a member of parliament from Karokati Lok Sabha in Rohtas district. He is also a former member and founder of Rashtriya Lok Samta Party. Shri Kushwaha was state General Secretary in Yuva Lok Dal. Starting off with his career, he was a university professor in Dept. of Political Science in Samta college. He is also associated with CBSE and has inspired and awarded CBSE teachers for their work in the field of school education.
After giving away the prize he congratulated the students for putting up such a colourful show. He also said that the children should be encouraged to take part in different sports events and in the years to come it is these children who will make their nation proud by representing their country at international levels. He said that it is the rule of sports that one who is a loser today might be come a winner tomorrow. Children should keep on striving for success, they should not give up . In his speech he quoted the words of Swami Vivekananda Education is not gathering information but using them to face hardship and challenges in life in the true meaning of education. He also said that the prime minister of India too is concerned about the bright future of the children of our country . According to him it is duty if the teachers to bring out the hidden talent and create opportunities for them.
The annual sports meet was truly a mesmerizing display of extravagant cultural bonanza which was met with great applause. The students set an example for the society as they participated with zeal and true spirit of sportsmanship.
- Jhelum House was Declared winners of March Past
- 4x100 mtr relay Race Girls Classes XI – XII was won by Jhelum House .
- Sutlaj and Ganges got the 2nd & 3rd Position
- Best players – Class VI
- Anisha Sharma VI - Ravi House among girls
- Arsh Class VI - Sutlej House among Boys
- Class VII – VIII
- Rajshree Tigga VIII - Ravi House among girls
- Ritik Raj VIII – Sutlej House among Boys
- Class IX – XII
- Samarthaya Jaiswal XI – Ganges House
- Kamlesh Tirkey XI – Sutlej House
- 4x400 mtr Relay Race Boys class IX – X was won by Ravi House followed by Ganges and Jhelum
Ganges House emerged as the overall Champion