CLEANLINESS DRIVE - 2019
Junior School

The students of Junior School presented a morning assembly celebrating Mahatma Gandhiji’s 150th birth anniversary. Gandhiji’s role in ‘Clean India’ was portrayed along with his teaching through his three monkeys.
The assembly started with the thought of the day- “Cleanliness is next to Godliness”. Then the children showcased Gandhiji’s teaching of – “See no evil, Hear no evil and Speak no evil” through a beautiful poem. It concluded with highlighting Gandhiji’s dream of a clean India where each citizen takes responsibility for the nation.



 



TEACHERS' DAY- 2019
Junior School
 
'A true teacher can inspire, hope, ignite imagination and instil love for learning’. 
5th September, every year commemorates the birth anniversary of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan which is observed as Teachers' Day throughout the country. A special assembly was organised by the students of the Junior School on 5th September 2019 to devote their love, respect, acknowledgment and recognition of the hard work put in by their teachers towards their development. The Principal, Mrs Bindu Sehgal, extended her heartfelt thanks to the teachers for their selfless service and commitment.
Vice Principals, Ms Rachna Gupta and Ms Hemalatha Murlidharan ; Headmistresses, Ms Deepti Vohra and Ms Sneh Saxena; along with the Senior Mistress, Ms Geetika Bahl, graced the occasion. The scintillating dance performances of the children, their heartfelt rendition in the form of poems and a medley of beautiful songs made their gurus feel on top of the world. The day became even more special when Ms Surekha Kaul, TGT Mathematics and Ms Sapna Gandhi, PRT Mathematics, were awarded the 'Role Model Teacher Award'. The assembly ended with the National Anthem. 

   





 






Grandparents' Day and Janmashtami Assembly 
Classes Nursery -II
 
The C-Block of our school echoed with enchanting songs of Krishna on 23rd August 2019. Class I presented a morning assembly based on the theme of Janmashtami and on the occasion of Grandparents' Day. The Senior Mistress, Ms Geetika Bahl, gave a warm and a cheerful welcome to the enthusiastic grandparents. The grandparents were happy with the performance of the children that depicted the importance of friendship and the feelings involved in the gifts given by God. The dancers wearing colourful attires presented Radha- Krishna dance. This was followed by music, dance, storytelling and craft sessions in the classrooms. Grandparents thoroughly enjoyed being with the children. 
 


Report on Rakshabandhan Assembly
Classes Nur- II
 
Marking the bond of love between brothers and sisters, an assembly was presented by Class Prepon the occasion of Rakshabandhan on 14th August 2019. The rhythmic background music and a nearly perfect enactment by the young brigade with conspicuous expressions mesmerized the audience. Children dressed up in colourful attires danced gracefully. The Vice Principal, Mrs Hemalatha, encouraged the children by applauding their performance and conveyed Rakshabandhan and Independence Day greetings to all present.


   
   

 
Report on 73th Independence Day Assembly
Classes III to V

To commemorate the 73rd Independence Day of India, the students of Class III organized a special assembly on 14th August,2019. A special prayer was conducted by the Principal, Mrs. Bindu Sehgal. She conveyed her wishes to the audience on the occasion of  Independence Day and Rakshabhandhan.  This was followed by a short message by the children conveying the importance of the day and the contribution of our freedom fighters. The class choir presented a song that invoked the feeling of patriotism. Dancing to the beats of inspiring songs added to the spirit of nationalism. Navya Bagri and Naisha  Hotchandani of Class III –A recited a poem, spreading the message of taking responsibility and performing ones’ duty diligently. The assembly concluded with the national anthem.












ASSEMBLY ON GURU POORNIMA, 16-07-2019




Students of Class VII presented a special assembly on ‘Guru Purnima’, a festival dedicated to our gurus, spiritual as well as those teaching us various academic subjects.  
The young students highlighted that the ‘gurus’ hold the most pivotal position in a student’s life. They are the ones who nurture the saplings and help them to develop into wonderful plants and strong trees.
The students took this opportunity to thank their gurus and parents for their continuous and unconditional support and guidance.
It was an enriching and thought-provoking assembly, not just for the students but also for the teachers. The teachers present were overwhelmed by this touching expression by the enthusiastic children.
 


Earth Day Assembly
Junior School

Class IV, DPS Vasant Kunj organised a special assembly on the occasion of the Earth Day on Thursday, 25th April, 2019 to propel fellow students to feel a greater sense of urgency about protecting our planet. The assembly commenced with the morning prayer by the Senior Mistress, Ms. Geetika Bahl, followed by chanting of ‘Gayatri Mantra’ by the school choir. The children highlighted the importance of protecting and preserving the green planet by emphasizing on the 3R’s. A skit performed by the students illustrating the harmful effects of the use of plastic, was followed by a dance performance. The assembly concluded with the National Anthem.

 


Sr. School

“Earth Day” assembly was organised on Tuesday, 23rd April, 2019. The assembly began with a prayer conducted by the school Principal, Ms. Bindu Sehgal, followed by a song by the school choir. Students presented the thought for the day and speech on significance of the Earth Day. Students of class VII conducted the play titled “Protect our Species” that highlighted the need for judicious use of natural resources in order to sustain and conserve nature’s bounty. All the students of class VI to XI and the teachers pledged to protect and conserve nature. 

Students were felicitated for their performances in the interschool event and Olympiad. Siya Pota of class X bagged the first prize in the Sanskrit Shloka recitation competition at the Inter-DPS Language Festival held at DPS, Bulandshahr on 20th April 2019. Subhajit Nayak won the consolation prize in the junior category at the National level of Globe Science Olympiad held in November, 2018.  

 






Republic Day Assembly

The junior school of DPS Vasant Kunj celebrated the 70th Republic Day with great zest and zeal on 25th January, 2019. The students of Class V presented a special Assembly and showcased their love for their country. The assembly began with a morning prayer which was followed by a beautiful rendition by the school choir. The children recited a poem on ‘Patriotism’ that awakened everyone’s feelings towards our country and also talked about  the significance of ‘Republic Day’ which was followed by a dance performance that charged up the atmosphere with patriotic fervour. The assembly concluded with the national anthem. 

 






Gurupurab Assembly (Jr. School)

Gurupurab Assembly, 2018 was conducted for Classes II to V on 22nd November, 2018. It began with the beautiful ‘Shabad’ from Gurbani followed by  the information about the life and the teachings of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji. The students of Classes Nursery and Prep were dressed up as ‘PANCH PIYARAS’.

REPORT OF ANTI CRACKER ASSEMBLY


The Environment Council of the school organised an assembly on the topic “Say No To Crackers” to sensitize the students about the harmful effects of  crackers. The students of class VI presented a play on the same. Students carried inspiring and attractive placards with slogans urged everyone to celebrate a joyous and bright Diwali with colourful candles, decoratives and get-togethers but without the wasteful extravaganza of crackers.  The assembly was held for students of classes VII-X. It was followed by a pledge which was taken by all the students and teachers. The pledge was administered with an aim to sensitise students about the harmful effect of crackers.  

   
  

 Assembly on Cleanliness and Disaster Management


A special assembly on ‘Cleanliness’ and ‘Disaster Management’ was conducted by the students of Class V-F on October 11, 2018. The importance of offering a helping hand during the occurrence of natural disasters was beautifully conveyed by a poem presentation and the song, ‘We are the World’. A skit was performed by the students to emphasize on ‘Cleanliness is Godliness’. 
Later, Ms. Nandita Yadav and Ms. Ritu Satija were applauded on receiving ‘The Role Model Teacher Award’. In the end, the role of ownership towards cleanliness and in tackling with the natural disasters were stressed upon. The assembly concluded with the National Anthem.

   
Janamashtami Assembly
Infused with a magnetic energy surrounded by cheerfulness, Janamashtami Assembly presented by Class – I. truly celebrated the spirit of the festival. From confident speakers, mesmerizing choir to dancers, coruscating matkis and lehengas. The entire show was presented beautifully with elegance. Ms. Geetika Bahl, the Senior Mistress, applauded the efforts of students and teachers.

Report: Mass PT Class IX
Mass PT was organized on 29 August 2018 for all the sections of Class IX in the Big Field in the Homeroom period. They were made to stand in straight lines and do 5 exercises of the School P.T along with warm up exercises and jogging. The students were supervised by their respective class teachers and the entire P.E. Department.

   
   
 
RAKSHABANDHAN ASSEMBLY
“Celebrating the special bond of Rakhi”
Little dancers, singers and actors of Class Prep showcased their latent talent through an enchanting performance in the special assembly held on the occasion of Rakshabandhan. High on confidence and charm, the children enjoyed the festive spirit as much as the audience applauded and appreciated their performance. The Senior Mistress, Mrs. Geetika Bahl, encouraged and blessed the children.

   
   

SCHOOL DISASTER MANAGEMENT TRAINING PROGRAMME
Planning and educating the students for natural disasters and emergencies is imperative for all educational institutions. It is a well-known fact that preparation is the key to effective response during natural disasters and emergencies. With an aim to provide knowledge and information to the staff members and students, a special assembly on ‘Disaster Management’ was conducted in the school premises on 21st August, 2018 in collaboration with Delhi Disaster Management Authority, under the able guidance of Ms. Ankita Anand, SDM, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi. A detailed demonstration of the techniques to rescue the victims was done by the senior students under the supervision of the eminent trainer. The demonstration aimed to enhance the potential of the children to be proactive and prompt in taking action during emergencies. The procedure to use the fire extinguisher was also demonstrated. The students were further educated about road safety measures and the steps to be taken to ensure timely evacuation in times of crisis.
The training programme proved to be a great learning experience for the gathering.

   
   

Independence Day
India's 72nd Independence Day was celebrated with great fanfare and gaiety in the school premises on 14th August 2018. A special assembly was conducted by the Chenab house on this special occasion. The assembly commenced with an insightful prayer by the School Principal, Ms. Bindu Sehgal. It was followed by a patriotic song presented by the School Choir which filled the atmosphere with patriotic zeal and fervor. The Chenab house students presented a thought for the day and also delivered an inspiring speech in Hindi which ignited the patriotic feelings of one and all. The assembly culminated with the  national flag being hosted by the Principal and the National Anthem being sung with great pride.
In the Junior School a special assembly was conducted by the students of Class IV on the occasion of India’s 72nd Independence Day. The school choir infused the fragrance of patriotism with its melodious song. The students presented a wonderful skit on the importance of celebrating this special day. The whole environment echoed with joy when the students presented a mesmerizing dance to celebrate their freedom.



 

ASSEMBLY ON MALALA
Ravi house conducted its inaugural assembly by observing Malala Day on 17 July, 2018.
On July 12, 2013, Malala Yousafzai, a sixteen year old Pakistani girl, delivered an impassioned speech at United Nations on the need for gender equality in education. The day, July 12, also her birthday was declared by the United Nations as ‘Malala Day’ in 2014. At the age of seventeen, Malala became the youngest ever recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.
The assembly commenced with the Principal leading the prayer session. This was followed by the thought for the day and a skit by RUBARU, the Drama Society of DPS Vasant Kunj. This skit encapsulated the life changing events of Malala’s heroic life and her stirring speech. The assembly concluded with the national anthem. 

 

ASSEMBLY ON WORLD TIGER DAY
The assembly on ‘World Tiger Day’ was organised on 19thJuly’18 by the enthusiastic students of the Environment Council guided and directed by the active environmentalist Ms. Adita Saxena. 
The students of classes VI and VII had structured the sequence of the assembly in an effective way beginning with a thought provoking message in the form of ‘Thought for the Day’ followed by a short street play on ‘poaching of tigers’. The play was truly mesmerizing and captivated the attention and appreciation of the audience sensitizing them towards the endangered species of tigers heading swiftly towards extinction.
This was followed by a beautiful poem on tigers and wildlife evoking a sense of responsibility among the audience towards protection of wildlife. The assembly concluded with the national anthem sung by the students of the Environment Council. 
 
   CLASS VIII
I – Anirudh Singh – VIII A
II-Panshul Verma – VIII E
 CLASS XI
I- Ishita Garg - IX D
II- Malvika Chandra - IX E
III- Anoushka Baweja - IX B
     

X-Mas Assembly 2017
Loud cheers, high on yuletide spirit welcomed the Christmas Assembly, presented beautifully by the little members of class one family in the C-Block courtyard on 22nd Dec, Friday. The echoes of Santa’s sledge and reindeer rang into everyone’s heart and they sang along the choir. Confident speakers, the children, talked about why Christmas is celebrated. The red and white dress of our cute dancers was as much a delight as their dance. Our Sr. Mistress, Ms. Geetika Bahl, applauded the efforts of the children and sent Christmas greetings to all ! 

 

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