The Waterwise Otago Kindness Programme 2018, an international youth leadership programme on education in sustainable development and compassionate leadership was held in December 2018. This brings together “young leaders” from diverse backgrounds to address water issues with principle focus on developing leadership through action capability and action competence. This citizenship exchange programme was a 7 day camp at Otago sponsored by Untouched World Foundation, TERI, MGIEP UNESCO, Otago Polytechnic and Education NZ. Vaaruni of Class XI was one of the three secondary school students selected to represent India in this citizenship exchange programme. During this one week day interacted with the locals, fellow kiwi students and professionals at different levels which made it a diverse intergenerational, intercultural learning experience.
The WESPA Youth Cup (formerly known as the World Youth Scrabble Championship) is an yearly event organized by the World English Speaking Scrabble Players Association (WESPA) and is open to players under the age of 18. This year, the tournament was held at the GEMZ Dubai American Academy in Dubai from 13 December to 15 December. The competition saw participation of over 120 students from 16 countries. Mehul Arora of Class XII A and Ekansh Arora of Class VII E from DPS Rohini, represented Team India at the WESPA Youth Cup this year. They played 24 Scrabble games over 3 days. Mehul finished at the 23rd position with 14 wins and Ekansh finished at the 66th position with 12 wins under his belt. .
Out of 4000 contestants Kashish Patni of class VII A has been selected as a Council Member, Govt of KIDZANIA Delhi & NCR. She took part in group discussions on topics like Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and had to appear for a personal interview also. Kashish has won One Year Free Pass to KIDZANIA, an educational trip, 50 percent discount for one of her family members or a friend and a gift voucher worth Rs. 500 every month. She, along with other 22 team members, will attend meetings of KIDZANIA to bring about changes in its governance and break stereotypes. Out of 1481 contestants, Kashish was declared the Winner in the 6th National level ‘Japan on Canvas’ Painting Competition award on 7 Dec 2018. Her painting depicting the culture and clothing style of Japan was published in two newspapers of Sonipat. .
G. Nandini of Class VIII B participated in the National Space Science Essay Competition – 2018 conducted by Go4Guru through The Hindu Educational Series. She was adjudged the Best Performer by the judges who were NASA astronauts and professors from USA IVY League Universities. She is eligible to attend the International Space Science Conference which is going to be held in NASA, Kennedy Space Centre, USA in the month of November.
The Hindu In School, in association with Kokuyo Camlin, organised a contest wherein students got a chance to express their views on the topic “The India I dream of”. Siddhanta Jain of VII–B received a consolation Prize for his entry.
Sayan Chaudhary had worked with students from Kochin and Nasik during the workshops and field trip with National Innovation Foundation last year,to design a stapler for buttons. They came up with the idea through actual fieldwork when they interacted with a tailor during a field trip in one of the impoverished neighborhoods of Delhi who shared his problem. This idea was awarded the Dr A P J Abdul Kalam IGNITE Award 2017 by the former President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee and the Governor of Gujarat, Shri Om Prakash Kohli. This is the second consecutive year Sayanhas won the award. His idea was selected from over 65000 submissions. The three students also worked with the National Innovation Foundation to develop the actual prototype and have filed a patent for the same.
KashishPatni of Class VI was awarded the International Peace Award and a cash prize of 50 dollars for her painting that was selected across three countries India, Canada, France. She is youngest winner whose painting is being exhibited at Gandhi Smriti, 30 January Marg, Delhi from 10 November to 10 December 2017. She has also been awarded by the Commissioner of Canada High Commission, renowned India Canada artist Mr SurajSadan and Additional PS Department of Science and Technology, Government of India,Mr. GulshanVirmani.
Her painting was also selected at the State level Painting Competition organised by Power Finance Corporation Ltd, Ministry of Power, Government of India. She was among the top 50 students selected out of 12 lakh participants from Delhi NCR. She has been awarded a trophy, cash prize of Rs. 2000 and a gift hamper including professional drawing board, school bag, drawing accessories and LED bulb by PFCL.
She participated in an ‘On the Spot Drawing Competition’on Children's Day at Vishnu Yuvak Kendra, Chanakyapuri. Shewon a consolation prize of Rs. 5000.
Rishika Dadhich of class XI of DPS Rohini, qualified for the Times NIE Summer Training Programme 2017-18, held from 22 May –30 May 2017. The 40 shortlisted students got the opportunity to interact with the members of the Editorial Team of the Times of India– Student Edition, including Editor-in-Chief of Times NIE, Ms. Poonam Singh. The training session involved understanding of all aspects of editing and printing a newspaper. Students got an opportunity to tackle a different sphere of activity within journalism-reporting, editing, interviewing, and online media.
Our students from Classes V-XII appeared for various Olympiads organized by Science Olympiad Foundations during the session 2016-17. Based on the performance in all the four Olympiads (NCO, NSO, IMO & IEO) Ahilaan Saxena of Class VI has been awarded with Academic Excellence Scholarship (AES) for the year 2016-17.
|S.NO||NAME OF THE STUDENT||CLASS /SEC.||ADMN. NO.||AWARD||ZONE|
|1||Ahilaan Saxena||VI D||W-09026||A trophy + Cash award of INR Rs 5000 + Merit Certificate||Delhi|
In the 62nd National School Games Tournament held in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh November 2016, Siddhant Gupta of DPS Rohini brought home laurels by winning 5 Gold Medals in the Under 19 Category in various rounds. Siddhant broke the previous National Record and made us proud.
His love for archery began in 2015 when he participated in the CBSE Nationals held in Muradabad in May 2015 and achieved the 7th rank. He initially started shooting with Indian Bamboo bow and then practised with the Compound bow. He also won a bronze medal in the Senior Category in the Delhi State Archery Tournament and a team gold in gold in Sub Junior Category in the same competition.
Sayan Chaudhry of class XII-A was one of the 28 students selected from across the country for the APJ Abdul Kalam IGNITE Award by National Innovation Foundation. Dr A P J Abdul Kalam IGNITE competition is an annual national competition to harness the creative and innovative spirit of children up to class 12. Students are invited to send their original creative technological ideas and innovations for the same.
Sayan Chaudhry’s idea on improving internet connectivity in rural areas was one of the 28 ideas selected for the award. His idea was selected from more than 55,000 submissions this year. Sayan received the prize from the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, Minister for Women & Child Development, Shrimati Maneka Gandhi and Minister of Science and Technology, Shri Harsh Vardhan at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. National Innovation Foundation is working with and funding Sayan and other ideators to implement their ideas, make a prototype and bring it to market. The foundation has also filed patents in the name of the children to the Indian Patent Office.
He also attended a series of workshops organised by National Innovation Foundation in which the innovators visited slum areas of Delhi NCR to identify problems faced by people who are engaged in manual labour and live in impoverished conditions. Subsequently, they worked with each other and engineers to conceptualise solutions to solve the problems faced in the localities they visited.
Sarthak Ahuja of Class XI-E participated in the “NICEFOTO SEASON - 6” organised by the Delhi Photography Club. They received over 6000 entries from across the globe. His entree was selected in the top 10 and he also won the Second Prize in the under 17 category. Sarthak’s photographic entry was exhibited in the exhibition held at the India Habitat Centre and featured in the Annual NiceFoto Book, a DPS publication.
Shivam Bansal, (class XII-A, Admission No W-03215) is one of the 27 students of the country, who has been selected for theInternational Olympiad in Informatics Training Camp, 2016 (IOITC-2016) after his wonderful performance in the Indian National Olympiad in Informatics, 2016 (INOI-2016) held on 10 January, 2016. He is now eligible for direct admission to CMI. He will also get an edge at the time of admission to IIIT Delhi and IIIT Hyderabad. The purpose of the training camp is to select a team of four students to represent India at the International Olympiad for Informatics (IOI). IOI is one of the twelve international Science Olympiads held annually.
Science Olympiad Foundation and the British Council had launched 5th Scholarship of Excellence in English (S.E.E.) for the year 2015-16. Under SEE, a scholarship of Rs. 5,000/- each and a Certificate of Merit is awarded to selected students in recognition of their excellence in English language. Svasti Dutta of Class X was the recommended candidate from DPS Rohini for this scholarship. She is among the 120 candidates from India, selected by the SOF for the Certificate of Merit and a one- time scholarship of Rs.5,000/-
CBSE has awarded Certificates of Merit to the top 0.1% (1 in 1,000) of the successful candidates to recognize their merit and outstanding performance at its Senior School Certificate Examination for 2015 examination. 26 students out of 187 students who appeared in the examination have been awarded these certificates for 36 Subjects. The following students have been awarded the certificates for the following subjects
|S. No.||CBSE Roll No.||Candidate’s Name||Subject 1||Subject 2||Subject 3|
|3||9153807||SAMEER GARG||PHYSICS||MATHEMATICS||COMPUTER SCIENCE|
|4||9153815||VARNIT JAIN||PHYSICS||COMPUTER SCIENCE|
|5||9153832||RITWIKA CHOUDHURY||COMMERCIAL ART|
|7||9153852||RAUNAQ SURYA KHATTAR||CHEMISTRY|
|9||9153873||AAYUSHI GUPTA||BUSINESS STUDIES|
|11||9153889||SARTHI DHAWAN||BUSINESS STUDIES|
|17||9153916||NAINA GULATI||ACCOUNTANCY||BUSINESS STUDIES|
|24||9153947||TANISH SHEKHAR GUPTA||POLITICAL SCIENCE|
|25||9153964||RASHI MONGIA||COMMERCIAL ART|
|S. No.||Subject||No. of Certificates|
Ms. Kanika S. Govi, Headmistress, Senior School was conferred with the Dr Rajendra Prasad Award at the Teachers` Day Educational Award Ceremony held on 4 September 2015 at Crescent Public School, Delhi. The award has been instituted by the International Eminent Educationists` Forum of India. It acknowledges meritorious achievements in the field of education, commitment to teaching, social work and dedication to peoples' cause. The Chief Guest for the function was Shri S.P. Gupta, former Additional Director of Education, Delhi.
International French Language Olympiad – 2015 (IFLO-2015) Stage-2 Examination was conducted by Silverzone foundation, New Delhi on 10 August 2015. Harshit Shangari of Class IX secured the top position in the examination. He has been awarded with an educational excursion to France along with the coordinating teacher.
We are extremely happy and proud to share with you that Delhi Public School, Rohini has got State Rank 4 in the list of all CBSE schools of Delhi on the basis of the CBSE Class XII Board Results 2014-15.
“Learning in Science and Mathematics” was Organized by The Delhi Public School Society – For the First 100 Meritorious Students of Level II DPS Science & Maths Talent Examination held on 14 December, 2014 at HRD Centre, DPS Dwarka Campus, New Delhi from 11 May 2015 to 15 May 2015.
Number of participating Schools / Students / Teachers: 34 / 89 / 31 Aditya Deshmukh of Class X C attended the camp. Ms Manisha Goel was the accompanying teacher. Various sessions on Maths were conducted by Mr. V. Seshan, Mr. V. Tiwari and Mr. Alok during which various complex mathematical problems which racked all the brains in the room were solved in a simple and beautiful manner.
Sessions on Science were taken by eminent resource persons like Prof. A.K. Sharma, Former Director NCERT, Dr. Vimal Rarh, Associate Professor, Guru Tegh Bahadur College, DU, Students Awareness on Cyber Use and Safety By Mr. Rakshit Tandon, Dr. Bibhu Biswal, Cluster Innovation Centre, D.U., LEARNING FROM EXPERIMENTS by Anveshika, an organisation working under the supervision of IAPT (Indian Association of Physics Teachers) headed by Prof. H. C. Verma, Rear Admiral MM Chopra, Vice – Chairman, DPS Society also addressed the participants. All the sessions were interesting, beneficial, interactive and loaded with various activities. The experts explained every query in depth and taught important concepts from the perspective of competitive exams.
An Online essay writing competition was organized by literature studio on 10th April 2015. Applicants were expected to write an essay on the topic of their own choice. Tushita Tandon of class X E wrote On “Pre Exam Blues To Post Exam Bruise- How much can a parent pressurize Their Children” and won herself a scholarship worth Rs 12,500 to attend the Literature Studio Summer Scholarship Course(Season-2), which will take place during summer vacations.
Moksha Sharma (Class XI-E) of DPS Rohini has qualified for the Times NIE Summer Training Programme 2015-16. In this training which will be held from 18 May – 21 May 2015 , Moksha will get an opportunity to experience the making of the newspaper at TOI Press. Moreover, she will get a chance to interact with the editorial team of The Times of India – Student Edition to get a hands on experience in journalism.
The Times of India NIE ‘Student of the Year Award’ has been awarded to Mehul Arora of Class IX – D . He received a trophy, a certificate and a badge as a prize. The award was given on the basis of excellent academic performance and for displaying versatililty in other co scholastic fields.
South Australian Tourism Commission is organizing Dream Team 15, a 15 day cricket training Camp for India Students in Adelaide, Australia from 31st January 2015 onwards. To identify these 15 talented students, selection camps were organized in Delhi and Mumbai in October and November 2014. Around 2,500 students were called for the trial from all over India. DPS Rohini student Kunal Dabas of class XI charmed the selection committee with his brilliant performance and cricketing skills in all the rounds. He is a proud member of Dream Team 15.
As a member of Dream Team 15, Kunal has been invited to watch the India vs Pakistan ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 match on 15 February 2014. During his stay in Australia, Kunal is going to be a guest of the South Australian Tourism Commission and will attend a Cricket Training Camp Convened by South Australian Cricket Association. He will also get an opportunity to play friendly matches with South Australian Schools. Other students of our school who were shortlisted for the trials include Sanchit Mittal (X-B), Aryan Sharma (X-E), Sarthak Prakash (XI-D), Rohan Sharma (X-D), Ansh Sachdeva (XI-E), Vikram Hooda (XII-B), Rakshit Mehta (XI-E).
Over 1300 students from various schools in Delhi NCR participated in the TCS IT Wiz (Delhi Edition) held at Dogra Hall, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), New Delhi on 8th November 2014. TCS IT Wiz – India’s largest inter school IT Quiz event was organized by Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions firm.
After riveting finals, Dhruv Khurana (Class XII-A) & Sayan Chaudhry (Class X-C) from Delhi Public School, Rohini won the Delhi Edition of TCS IT Wiz. The winning team members received the Winning Trophy, Gold Medal, and iPad Air. They participated in the National Finals held on 14th December, 2014 at Mumbai. The team lost in the tie breaker round of the semi finals.
“Enriching Science & Maths Learning” was organized by The Delhi Public School Society for the first 100 Meritorious Students of Level II DPS Science & Maths Talent Examination held on December 8, 2013 at HRD Centre, DPS Dwarka Campus, New Delhi.
Number of participating Schools / Students / Teachers: 32 / 94 / 36 Shivangi Gupta of Class X C attended the camp. Ms Manisha Goel was the accompanying teacher. Various sessions were conducted - Maths sessions by Mr V. Seshan and Mr V. Tiwari during which mind-boggling tricky mathematical questions were taken up, Concept Building in Science Education by Prof. A.K. Sharma, Physics by Mr Subodh Kumar, DPS R.K.Puram, Chemistry by Mrs Kavita Kapoor, DPS Vasant Kunj, Journey of Physics - Impact of Technology by Dr. Bibhu Biswal, Faculty & Associate Prof.
in Physics, Cluster Innovation Centre, University of Delhi, Learning by doing- Mathematics by Prof.Dr. Hukum Singh, Former Dean, Academic, NCERT, Convergence - Maths and Science Quiz by Ms. Rekha Pillai & Ms. Swati Rawat (Team - DPS Noida), Biology – Life Process - Nutrition by Mrs Swati Rawat, DPS Noida, Biotechnology by Prof. Daman Saluja, Threats & Securities in the Digital World by Mr Rakshit Tandon, Understanding importance of Self Cognitive abilities in Team Work by Mr Ashutosh Khurana, CEO, Mind Edutainment Pvt Ltd., Chemistry in Aid of Crime Science Management by Dr. G.S. Sodhi, Vistas Unlimited by Mrs Avantika Arora, DPS Noida, Use of IT Research and Self Study by Mrs Himani Asija, Principal (Officiating), DPS Karnal During these five days, students learnt, unlearnt and relearnt several concepts of Maths and Science. Meeting new people, making new friends and most importantly- learning together – everything was a remarkable experience.
The Times of India NIE Programme felicitated Shashwat Tyagi of Class XI A, for participating in the NIE Summer Training journalism Programme 2014 -15, from 26 May to 2 June 2014 conducted exclusively for The Times NIE member students. This programme provided a platform for him to express his views on important issues and hone his writing skills by reporting, editing and reviewing the news features.
Shruti Mishra of Class XI – E of Delhi Public School, Rohini has been awarded with the Times NIE ‘Student of the Year ‘Award for being an all rounder who is not only academically bright but also a versatile singer, an active debater and MUNer. She has been awarded a trophy, a certificate and a cheque of Rs. 1000 as a prize.
Delhi Public School, Rohini has been awarded with the Gold Award by Face to Faith, a foundation that promotes cross-cultural understanding of diverse faiths and beliefs all over the world. To be eligible for the certification, the schools were required to provide evidence of meaningful dialogue with peers from different faiths and beliefs, demonstrating significant learning and reflection on different belief perspectives.
Our school demonstrated good quality of dialogue by undertaking various activities as part of this programme. We participated in 9 video conferences in which we interacted with schools from Pakistan, Philippines, and Indonesia. Our students actively blogged on various issues related to faith, religion, environment etc on their web site. We conducted various assemblies to create open-mindedness about various religions among our students. Our school also hosted events like ‘Harmony’ and ‘Uniting Nations, Forging Links’ where students collected information related to the faith inspired solutions to global issues like poverty, hunger, violence, discrimination, fundamentalism etc.
Day’ to sensitize students about the importance of peace in one’s life and the world around them. Our school received special appreciation from the Face to Faith team for integrating and using their modules and lessons.
Ms. Kanika S Govi attended the ISA ceremony on behalf of Delhi Public School Rohini at ITC Sonar, Kolkata. The Award included a Trophy, the BCL Accreditation Certificate for the School and Certificates of Appreciation for the Principal Ms. Rita Sen, the ISA Co-ordinator, Ms. Kanika Sachdeva Govi and the 9 Project Leaders.
The Award acknowledged the extensive international work done in DPS Rohini during the session 2012-13. This accreditation will be valid for 3 years i.e. from 2013-2016. Apart from the Award, DPS Rohini won accolades in 2 other categories viz. 100 words Radio Play and a video on ‘The ISA Journey’. The school received a mention in the ISA Brochure for the former and Book Coupons worth Rs. 5000/- for the latter. The Award Ceremony was attended by more than 350 Head Teachers and Teachers of award winning schools across the country.
‘Supporting Action Research and Reflective Practice in the classroom’ was the focus of the School Award Conference at Taj Bengal, Kolkata. The purpose of the conference was to create awareness among school leaders the idea that reflecting practice & action research by skilled teachers is the way forward in keeping schools relevant in a changing world.
The keynote address on ‘Does Research really influence and inform Practice in schools’ was given by Peter Hall Jones, Leadership Consultant, British Council. This was followed by panel discussions.
DPS Rohini has been accredited with the British Council International School Award for the period 2013-2016. The ISA is an accreditation scheme for curriculum-based international work done in schools. The Award recognizes the effort of schools to add a global perspective to their everyday learning experience. A school applying for this accreditation needs to submit a comprehensive proposal of activities to be undertaken for an entire session.
Post-approval, the proposal is implemented and the evidence for the same complied in the form of a dossier. ISA provides the context to practice new skills in ICT and pedagogy in a structured manner. It broadens horizons, brings in an inter-disciplinary approach and helps forge international links, both real and virtual.