About Delhi Public School, Varanasi
The Delhi Public School Society is recognized throughout the academic world for its progressive approach and commitment to excellence. Distinction and diversity are the twin hallmark of its philosophy; educational leadership and scholarly achievement its mission...
Honing a child is perhaps the biggest responsibility for all. It requires an environment that consistently nurtures the young mind, body and spirit and metamorphoses them into strong human beings, repositories of knowledge and skills capable of holding their own in the world outside.
Delhi Public School, Varanasi, is based on the belief that parents and teachers play the most important roles in the learning years of a child. With this view the school encourages a close partnership between the trinity of the learning processes - the child, the teacher and the parent.
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International Yoga Day
Yoga is an ancient art based on a harmonizing system of development for the body, mind, and spirit. To magnify the pragmatic resonance of Yoga, Delhi Public School Varanasi celebrated International Yoga Day on 21 st June, 2016, at school premises.Mr Harishankar Dubey [Yoga teacher and representative of Patanjali Yogapeeth Haridwar], Dr. Tribhuvan Singh [Yoga teacher of Patanjali Yogapeeth Haridwar] Ms. Usha Dubey [Senior Yoga teacher] were the resource persons. In the beginning the representative of Patanjali Yogapeeth briefly narrated the relevance of Yoga in relation to spiritualism and philosophy. Dr. Tribhuvan Singh succinctly explained about Yama, Niyama, Asana, Pratyahar, Dharana, Dhyana, Dhyana, and Samadhi. They revealed that Yoga cleanses the body and mind of accumulated stress and negative impressions. Pranayama calms down the agitated mind. The practice of yoga and meditation prove to be a powerful combination and many enthusiasts like to practice it . In his address he focused on bhakti-yoga, jayan-yoga, karm-yoga, and kriya-yoga as explained by Lord Krishna in holy Gita. They suggested to concentrate on breath for meditation with chanting of AUM. In demonstration the resource persons displayed several asanas Bharadvajasana, Padangusthasana, Paripurna Navasana, Dhanurasana, Setu-Bandha- Sarvangasana, Dhanurasana, Utarasana, Savasan, Gomukhasana, Garudasana and among others. Arin Dubey and Anagh Dubey from class IV-C of Delhi Public School Varanasi assisted the resource persons with great zeal and enthusiasm. Lastly, the demonstrator involved everyone in Hasya-asana and sankalp in order to make Yoga a part of daily routine. In this gathering teachers and students both participated with equal spirit. The session proved very fruitful to everyone.
Literature is the written record of human soul in words of truth and beauty; and it is the only document
of human history and civilization. Delhi Public School Varanasi celebrated ‘Literary Fest’ on 18 th May
2016 in school premises. The opening ceremony was graced by the Chief Guest of the day Dr.
Gyanendra Dhar Dubey, Associate Prof. T.D. College, Jaunpur, the Principal of the school, Coordinators
,teachers and students. The celebration commenced after the inaugural rite including lighting of lamp by
the dignitaries and shloka recitation. A dance performance by the students of class XII enthralled the
spectators. To inculcate and promote the habit of reading books among students, an event Book
Dissemination was conducted in which Aditya Shukla of XII D1 stood first followed by Kriti Shah of
XII C and Avni and Manogya Saraogi at third place. The event was efficiently anchored by Meishty
Pande . The literary fest also included various events such as elocution, debate, essay writing, literary
quiz, and poster making, cover page designing. The topic of debate was, FREEDOM OF SPEECH-
NOT AN UNFETTERED RIGHT in which speaking for the motion Srishti Singh, Ananya Agrawal and
Mahaksh Malhotra stood first, second and third respectively. Speaking against the motion Mihir Jain,
Archit Deva and Ashay Gupta bagged first, second and third position respectively. The programme was
anchored by Akshat Singhal ,Astha Singh, Manas Srivastava, Gyanendu Deo Singh. Enactment of the
play Macbeth was the central attraction of the day. It was a remarkable day which ended with a vote of
thanks proposed by Vasudha Dwivedi, the Cultural Head. The school management congratulated the
participants for their endeavour.
The swearing in ceremony of the newly formed council members for the session
2016-17 was held on 12 th May 2016 at Delhi Public School Varanasi. This ceremony
evoked the very spirit of duty and responsibility among students. The programme
began with the auspicious lighting of the lamp by the Vice- Principal Ms. Ashoo
Kalra and Coordinators and teachers. The council members were introduced and were
honoured by the sashes and the badges. Aviral Mehrotra and Ananya Agrawal were
graced with the sash of Head boy and Head girl. Shrey Kumar Singh and Rishika
Bansal were adorned by the sashes of the Captain and Vice Captain of Courage
house. Parth Singh Rajput and Mani Singh became the Captain & Vice- Captain of
Wisdom House. Rajki Gupta and Priyangi Ranjan were chosen the Captain and Vice-
Captain of Harmony house. Charu Pasricha and Darshita Shukla were graced with
the sashes of Captain and Vice- Captain of the Service House respectively. The
portfolio of Sports Captain was given to Sachidanand Singh and Purnima Singh and
Vice Sport Captain to Shubh Khanna and Anjum Jamal. The Cultural Heads were
Pratik Jain and Vasudha Dwivedi and Vice-Cultural Heads were Ayush Rungta and
Anushika Dubey. Gyanendu Deo Singh and Srishti Singh were declared as the
Literary Heads and Vice Literary Heads were Akshay Agrawal and Ishika Arvindani.
In the next segment the prefects were called to embellish badges. Then came the
somber and the most anticipated moment when the young council members took the
oath led by the Vice Principal, whereby they declared and vowed to abide by the
creed of their alma mater, and fulfill their duties according to their respective
portfolios to the best of their abilities .The ceremony ended with the blessings from
Vice Principal Madam followed by national anthem including vote of thanks by
INTER DPS BASKET BALL TOURNAMENT (BOYS- Open) 2016
Delhi Public School Varanasi organized an Inter DPS Basketball Tournament from 6 th May to 8 th May 2016. Nine teams namely DPS Eldeco, DPS Roorkee, DPS Kalyanpur, DPS Bareilly, DPS Allahabad, DPS Aligarh, DPS Haridwar, DPS Kashi, DPS Varanasi zestfully participated in the event. Mr. Mihir Pandey, an International Basketball player and Senior Manager of I.O.B Chennai ,graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. The flag of DPS society was unfurled by the chief guest in presence of all the players. He was cordially welcomed with a floral accord and a memento by the Vice Principal of the school Ms. Ashoo Kalra. Lighting the ceremonial lamp marked the commencement of the cultural program. An instrumental presentation, entitledharmony was performed to motivate the players that carried enormous amount of vigour to play the game. To trigger the instinct of togetherness in sportsmen, a dance was performed by the host school. In her address, the Vice Principal welcomed the participants and emphasized on paramount significance of sports ethics. There after the chief Guest addressed the gathering and formally declared the meet open. Eight matches were played on Day 1. The second day i.e. 7 th May was equally eventful as the deciding matches were played. The final day of the Inter DPS Basketball Tournament was a real venture for all the teams. On the third day the final four matches were played and the entire school campus resonated with the cheers. The Valedictory began with the welcome of the Chief Guest Dr.Sushma Ghildyal, Professor and Head of the Department of Physical Education, Banaras Hindu University. She was welcomed with a bouquet and a memento by the Vice Principal. After the formal welcome by the cadets, a mellifluous song was presented by the choir of the host school which enthralled every one. The most awaited part of the programme was the prize distribution ceremony. The Chief Guest felicitated the champion team DPS Roorkee which defeated DPS Kalyanpur by 25 points. Uday Rathi of DPS Roorkee was declared the Best Player of the Tournament.DPS Kashi was at the third position followed by DPS Eldeco. Addressing the assembly, the Chief Guest focused on the significance of sportsman spirit in an individual’s life. She also emphasized on promotion of games and sports at school and university level to inculcate the traits of sportsmanship among the students which would further help them to excel in every walk of life. The Pause Dribble was a dance performance which was a treat to the eyes. The day came to an end with the Vote of thanks proposed by Ms Bharti Singh. The programme was well anchored by Saransh Agrawal and Tanay Singhania of class IX.
The Mighty Sun
The Mighty Sun Objective: To tell the children about the ‘Sun’ as the ultimate source of energy The session commenced with the major activity “The Mighty Sun”, it being the ultimate source of energy. The children were taken for a nature walk and told that sun is the biggest star in our solar system. They were also drilled about the importance of sunlight and Vitamin D which is very essential for a healthy body. They concluded the activity by making the “Mighty Sun” with their hand prints and pasting coloured thermocol plates on the palm print. It was an informative activity & children found it exciting to make their own sun.
Sources of Light
The‘show and tell’ activity was conducted to explain the various sources of light. Real objects such as torch, matchsticks, candle and bulb, and cut outs of the sun, moon, stars, fireflies and fire were used for this activity. The students were then given a worksheet to mark the sources of light and to sort the objects in the categories of natural and man-made light sources. They recorded their observations and results on the provided sheet. This activity was a fun filled learning experience for the children and they could learn the concept clearly.