CBSE Cryptic Crossword Contest -2016 Launched AT DPS, RANCHI
DPS Ranchi successfully hosted the city level CBSE Cryptic Crossword Contest -2016 on 18/04/2016. It was organised by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).
The Chief Guest for today’s programme was Smt. Aradhana Patnayak, Secretary, Education, Govt. of Jharkhand. The programme began with the ceremonial lighting of the lamp which was followed by the presentation of bouquets to all the distinguished guests.
Cryptic Crossword is a linguistic workout which not only tests one’s vocabulary but also sharpens one’s ability to interpret clues. In short, cryptic crosswords are crossword puzzles in which each clues is a word puzzle in and of itself. It also helps develop cognitive skills such as making inferences, evaluating alternatives and drawing conclusions.
A total of 23 teams from different schools of the city participated in an hour long preliminary test at the end of which the best two teams were selected. Each team comprised of 2 students. After much brain storming DPS, Ranchi represented by Abir Sen and Pronoy Ghosh was crowned as the winner and DAV Gandhinagar represented by Manthan Pandey and Shreyash Pandey took home the runner up title. The city round winners will be heading for the National Capital for the final round. The prizes were given away by Smt. Aradhana Patnayak, Secretary, Education, Govt. of Jharkhand. Dr. Ram Singh Principal, DPS, Ranchi while addressing the gathering said that Cryptic Crossword enables a child to think laterally. It was also stated by him that the prime intension of hosting such contests in the school is to motivate the children to broaden their horizon, as these contests give the children a chance to think out of the box and strive for perfection in education mainly having the pleasure of learning with a blend of modern technique and real life learning.
The chief guest for todays programme congratulated the students for their brilliant performance and said that apart from academics all round personality development is a must for the well being of students irrespective of the fact whether they are studying in government schools or private schools. The vote of thanks was proposed by Mr. Raj Narayan Singh, National Coordinator, CBSE Cryptic Crossword Contest -2016.
Dipsites of Ranchi on An Educational Trip to NASA
It was a dream come true for many of the young Dipsites when they visited the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) centre in Orlando USA. 25 Children of Delhi Public School along with 2 escort teachers had the experience of their life time when they were taken on an educational trip to the world’s leading aeronautics centre in the month of March. This was the second group that was sent from the cradle.
The prime intention of this trip was to give the students a feel of the concept that learning happens best when one learns by seeing. Dr. Ram Singh, the Principal of the school always emphasizes on the importance of global exposure as it helps them wider their outlook and are well prepared for the real deal.
Nandini Maroo and Radhika Budhia said that it was an exhilarating experience for them as they stepped inside the premises of NASA. According to Mayank Tibrewal, Ishita Purwar and Ayushi Purwar the icing on the cake was undoubtedly the experience of having lunch with one of the astronauts.
Apart from NASA they have also visited the mesmerized of Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King. The show at IMAX was also enjoyed by the children.
On the whole the trip was an excellent learning experience for the children. The parents who had come to collect their children expressed their heartfelt thanks to the head of the institution because it was his brain child to send the children as it would help them to learn new techniques and assimilate the innovative things carried out there.
Intelligence and Regularly Applauded in DPS Ranchi
\r\nThe head of the institution extended a warm welcome to all the students on their 1st day in Class XII and told them that they should keep their target as 99.9%. He also told them that continuous effort – not strength or intelligence is the key to unlock over potential. It was also told by him that hard work and dedication dues play a vital role in securing good marks in the board exams. He also stated that he from his side will provide them with the best of facilities in order to get the best result not only in the state but also in the country.\r\n
\r\nThe children who secured the top 5 position in Science are :
\r\n1. TiyashaMitra (96.4%)
\r\n2. Nishant Singh Chaouhan (94.2%)
\r\n3. Ritika (93.8%)
\r\n4. Anirudh Anil Ojha (93.3%)
\r\n5. Manya (93%)
\r\n\r\nThe first five toppers of Commerce stream are :
\r\n1. RitikaAgrawal (93.5%)
\r\n2. KomalSinghal (92.6%)
\r\n3. Muskankhowal (92%)
\r\n4. Jhalak Mittal (91.5%)
\r\n5. SiddharthPatwari (91.3%)
\r\n\r\nUday Shankar Sen, Shubham Kumar , Sourav Kumar, ShivamAgarwal, Nikhil Nayan, AtulPrabhakar, Shubh Mishra, AkanshaPandey, AamniTandasi, Prapti Short, PratyakshaChauhan, SurbhiBiswas, Achyuat Kumar of Class XI were appreciated for 100 % attendance.
ENCARTA – Career Counseling session at DPS Ranchi, DAY 1
True education encourages critical thinking and cultivates skills for a successful life and career, in keeping with this concept of education Delhi Public School organized special classes to enhance the personality of the children on 04-03-2016.
Dr. Ram Singh Principal DPS Ranchi strongly feels that such sessions are going to help the children to blossom as per their potential. It will help them to mould their personality and later they can excel in the field of their choice. Apart from academics they will learn the nuances of worldly life too. The career counseling session brought a fresh lease of life to the learners overburdened due to examination stress.
Shri Vikas Kumar Director Psychographic Society was the chief resource person. He spoke about ways and techniques to gear up for the competitive exams and also about a variety of other career options other than Engineering and Medicine. While speaking to the children he said that the true meaning of success is how much one is able to do as per his/her potential. Many other things like Need for information management and mind management, Goal setting & Goal re-setting, Concentration Development techniques were also discussed Ms. Aditi Sharma, Psychologist spoke about Soft Skill Development and how to connect classroom to career.
This was followed by a session conducted by Dr. Sanjay Jain Director MICA and Dr. Hemant Srivastava of IIM Indore which was designed to leverage General Knowledge and Intelligence. Children learnt how their brain functions and learns.
The children of classes VI to VIII attended this programme. Many of them came up with interesting queries related to concentration and career counseling. On the whole they were curious to know about new career choices and showed great enthusiasm for the session ENCARTA – 2016 which will go on till 15th of March 2016.
ENCARTA – Career Counseling session at DPS Ranchi, DAY 2
Delhi Public School Ranchi in association with Psychographic Society, Ranchi. conducted an aptitude test as part of the Career Counseling Programme Encarta which started on 04.03.2016 Students of class VIII wrote the test which is aimed that testing students aptitude potentiality with a different career options and work environments. These assignment tests are designed to discover different skills and talents of candidates. Career Aptitude Test is a psychometric test where in the student answers a set of questions that maps the inherent aptitude in him/her.
This test would help to identify the core strength areas of the students on 6 dimensions- Numerical Ability, Reasoning Ability, Verbal Ability, Spatial Ability, Rapid Evaluation Ability and Cognitive Ability.
Psychologist Aditi Singh Sharma’s session on soft skills dealt with the ABC’s of the same. The attitude behavior and communication are the pillars on which a person’s soft skills rest. Behaviour is a function of attitude and communication and therefore, to be successful and exhibit successful behavior, the attitude and communication have to be effective, she added.
Dr. Ram Singh, Principal of DPS, Ranchi remarks that it is absolutely necessary to identify one’s interest in particular area because people whose interest matches with their occupation find a better deal of satisfaction in life.
A great education begins with great experience
National Safety Day at DPS Ranchi
National Safety Day Quiz competition was organized in Delhi Public School, Ranchi on 18th February, 2016 by Sail Safety Organization. Various schools of Ranchi are present with 21 teams of two participants.\r\n\r\n
An elimination round occurred in which teams had to answer 30 questions in 20 minutes. After this round, 6 teams were chosen, including two teams of DPS, Ranchi. Then the quiz began, with Mr. Suresh as the Quiz master. The first round was based on Home safety, and was successful in creating knowledge about the ways to prevent electric shocks and various mishaps caused due to electricity. The second round was to identify road signs and was quickly answered by all the teams. Audience questions were quickly answered by students of JVM, Shyamali and DAV Gandhinagar. The third round was all about the technology of 21st century. The fourth round was all about the child and women achievers and was dominated by DPS. The fifth round was all about banks.\r\n\r\n
Mr. Rajesh Choubey DGM, SAIL Safety Organisation announced the results and DPS Ranchi won by scoring 100 points. The quiz was very exciting and a tie breaker was held. At last, the principal of DPS, Ranchi Dr. Ram Singh enlightened the students. He was ready to promote quiz competitions and he was also grateful to SAIL as well as all the other schools present. He also spoke about the importance of quiz to develop a child’s character.
Principal of Eminent Schools, of Ranchi meet to Condole the death of Vinay Mahto
Principals of all the eminent schools of Ranchi had a condolence meeting on 07.02.2016 at Loyoyla Convent to condole the death of Vinay Mahto.
Vinay who was a student of Sapphire International School breathed his last day before yesterday. All the principals who were present in the meeting were of the opinion that it was really a matter of grave concern and everyone should stand together to bear with this unfortunate loss.
Dr. Ram Singh President of Sahodaya School complex and Principal of Delhi Public School, Ranchi said that this incident was definitely unfortunate but it should also be remembered that this should not be an issue of defame the entire education fraternity. He also conducted a special assembly in his school in which all the children prayed for the depart soul. It has also been urged by him that the security system should be tightened up even more and all the teachers and students have been instructed to be extra vigilant. In case of any doubt or abnormality the matter should be brought to the notice of the management immediately.
Felicitation of Teacher & Students at DPS Ranchi
The auditorium of DPS Ranchi reverberated with thunderous applause for the best students and the best teachers. Delhi Public School, Ranchi hosted the Felicitation Ceremony of students and teachers of over 50 schools from different parts of Jharkhand. Which was organised by ‘School Era’ an educational magazine. The chief guest of the occasion was Shri C.P. Singh, the Minister of Urban Development, Housing Development and Parliamentary Affairs and Mr. N.N. Sinha Principal secretary , Rural Development was the Guest of Honour..
The programme began with a welcome song by the students of DPS Ranchi, which was followed by two dance performances by the students. Shri C.P. Singh emphasized on the inclusion of human values in student’s life, their sense of responsibility and the struggle of life. He encouraged them to work harder and contribute towards development of society. This programme was for honoring two students and one teacher from each of the 50 schools present. Principal DPS Ranchi, Dr. Ram Singh encouraged the students to have a vision and mission for life and to do things differently.
Book Fair in the premises of Delhi Public School, Ranchi
A ‘Book Fair’ was held in the premises of Delhi Public School, Ranchi on 1st February 2016. The Principal of the School, Dr. Ram Singh inaugurated it. He emphasized that “Books are man’s best friend”. It is an integral part of a student’s life. Inculcating reading habits among the young ones should be the utmost priority of the teachers as well as the parents, because books provide us with a vast sea of knowledge and reading books helps us to develop good writing skills. The fair had a large array of books ranging from fiction to Non-fiction, Biographies, Autobiographies and Encyclopedias. There were books on various subjects, hobbies, creative activities etc.
The students of Classes Prep – VIII enthusiastically visited the Book Fair and purchased their favorite books.
When these students were asked what do they enjoy doing more? Reading books or watching movies? They all replied that they loved reading books because while reading they have the liberty to create their own characters, but movies do provide with a visual impact but mars their creativity.The USP of the Fair was these three books –
► A.P.J. Abdul Kalam The people’s President – How did a struggling young boy from a small town in South India become a premier scientist and one of India’s Beloved Presidents ever.
► Mastering Science – to spark students interact in science and encourage them to actively participate in the learning process and gain a comprehensive understanding of scientific terms and concept.
► These books gathered a huge crowd and the students eagerly placed orders for them.