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Dussehra Celebrations and Ration Distribution at Dasghara and Todapur

The students of class XI- C along with social workers, Miss Jahnavi Yadav and Mrs. Tripti Malhotra visited the Dasghara and Todapur, the adopted community of Springdales School on 30 October 2033 for Ration distribution and Dussehra celebrations. The program commenced with an exploration of the cultural and historical significance of Dussehra, followed by a scripted play delving into the ten evils of Ravana.

Adding an interactive dimension to the event, students engaged the grans in a well-crafted quiz on the cultural nuances associated with Dussehra. It was amusing to see the grans answering the questions.

The presentation reached its end with a soul-stirring musical performance. Closing the event on a joyous note, our grans unfolded a kirtan session. They prompted students to dance to the beats of their kirtans, making the celebration of Dussehra a truly holistic experience for everyone present. Following this, the students distributed the monthly allocated ration to the grans. For event gallery Click here

SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT, AWARENESS PROGRAMME

MCD in association with Indian Pollution Control Association and Motherson Group (funding partner) conducted SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT awareness progamme for our school students on 26TH October, 2023.

The students of Environment club, student council members, prefects, house captains attended the awareness programme.

Students were apprised that poor solid waste management can lead to various problems in health, environment and socio-economic aspects. They understood how we in school and at home can segregate the wet, dry, metallic and plastic waste.

The waste collectors and students learnt how to generate compost from wet waste through aerobins /composters installed by IPCA.

The guests of the day Sh. Kumar Abhishek, Deputy Commissioner, MCD, Dr. Radha Goyal, Deputy Director in Indian Pollution Control, Ms. Priya Kalia, CSR Manager, Motherson Group (funding partner) addressed the gathering and encouraged the students.

It was an enriching experience for all. For event gallery Click here

27th Rahul Joshi Memorial Inter School Declamation Contest

27th Rahul Joshi Memorial Inter School Declamation Contest was held on 17th October , 2023 in the Hall of Celebration. Rotary Club, Cama Place sponsored this programme. Mr. Atul Sharma (Advocate , Supreme Court & High courts ; executive chairman of an international law firm Dentons Link Legal), Mr Kabir Dixit (Counsel with Dentons Link Legal, Advocate-on-Record at the Supreme Court of India) and Dr. Nabanita Chakraborty (Associate Professor of English at Hansraj College, University of Delhi) were the judges for the event.

Ten schools, participated in the competition. Each school was given one topic on current affairs to prepare for 45 minutes. Trisha Sharma from Bluebells School International won the best speaker and the rolling trophy for the same.

The Declamation contest was a great success. For event gallery Click here

Student Parliamentary Competition

Springdales School Pusa Road in collaboration with Ms. Rajlakshmi Das and Ms. Mitisha Sharma (Policy Research Studies) hosted 60 participants from Springdales Pusa Road and Springdales Dhaula Kuan to engage in rigorous intellectual discourse and showcase their research and oratory skills on 11 October. 2023. The event aimed to foster critical thinking, public speaking and teamwork among students, preparing them for future leadership roles.
The program began with lamp lighting with faith invocation by the school choir.
The competition commenced with the Question hour. Teams from both schools participated with each team consisting of five members. The second part of the competition was the Bill discussion where students had to showcase their research skills. It concluded up with the declaration of results and a vote of thanks by the H.O.D. of Social Science Department, Mrs. Shuchi Bajaj. The event highlighted the importance of understanding parliamentary proceedings in nurturing informed, articulate, and socially aware future leaders.
The esteemed panel of judges includes Dr Chandrachur Singh- Associate Professor at Hindu College, University of Delhi and Ms. Aarti Chopra- Legal Advisor on the Board of Directors of various companies. For event gallery Click here

MANODARPAN: MENTAL HEALTH WEEK

Springdales school, Pusa Road celebrated Manodarpan: Mental Health Awareness week with students of junior, middle and senior school. The objective was to normalise discussion about mental health in school and encourage children to share and express how they feel in difficult times and challenging situations.

Happiness box activity was conducted with class V where all students made happiness boxes and filled them with things that made them happy. Let’s connect with ourselves activity was conducted with classes VI and VII where students filled a survey form talking about various concerns pertaining to mental health, followed by a sensitization movie.

A Peer education session was facilitated by one adolescent peer educator of our school for class VIII. She touched upon vital aspects of mental health and the session turned out to be very interactive and meaningful. Mental Health is a Universal right- Poster making activity was conducted by class IX where they beautifully portrayed their conceptions of mental health through posters.

Art for self care session was conducted with class X in collaboration with Fortis Hospital. The resource person used drawing as a medium for self-reflection and identifying instances of happiness, confusion and stress. Breaking the Silence session was conducted with class XI in collaboration with Dr. Shwetank Bansal (Psychiatric social worker and alumni of Springdales, Pusa Road ). He touched upon nuances of mental health, stress coping techniques and other mental health concerns.

Panel discussions were organised about growing mental health issues with class XII where selected students spoke on a diverse range of issues. Ms. Suchi Bajaj also added significant insights to the session which further made the session relevant. A Mental Health rally was held during the assembly where students from class VI- VIII participated and showcased their posters and created awareness about normalisation of discussion about health in the school campus. The idea promoted was that “It’s okey to express and have”. For event gallery Click here

Cultutal Morning Std VIII - "Mohan se Mahatma tak"

Springdales School, Pusa Road, paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on the auspicious occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, 2023. Students from grades VI to XII actively participated in a series of engaging activities, including poetry recitation, elocution, music, dance, theatre, tree plantation, and cleanliness drives.

The week-long observance of Gandhi Jayanti culminated in an exceptional presentation by Standard VIII, titled 'Mohandas se Mahatma tak,' which celebrated the profound ideas and enduring legacy of the father of our nation.

The audience, comprising parents of Standard VIII students, were enthralled by the mesmerizing musical and dance performances that marked the beginning of the presentation. This creative showcase depicted the life journey of Mahatma Gandhi, shedding light on the significant events that shaped his unwavering convictions and beliefs. It also highlighted the various movements he led and showcased the continued relevance of his principles in the present era.

The esteemed parent guests, Mr. Sumit Chadha, Senior Vice President of Times of India, and Mr. Amit Mishra, Consulting Editor of Bharat 24, wholeheartedly commended the efforts of the students and staff involved in organizing the event. They eloquently spoke about the timeless appeal of the Gandhian worldview and particularly lauded the inclusive nature of the presentation.

Dr. Usha Ram, the School Manager, extended her heartfelt compliments to the students and teachers for their exceptional dedication and hard work. She also applauded the school Principal for her exemplary leadership in facilitating such a remarkable tribute to Gandhi.

In her Vote of Thanks, Dr. Mala Gupta, the School Principal, expressed her gratitude to all those who contributed to the success of the event. She urged the students to emulate the Gandhian ideals that were beautifully depicted in their spectacular presentation. Dr. Gupta emphasized the importance of incorporating Gandhi's principles of truth, non-violence, and social harmony into their own lives, encouraging them to become responsible and compassionate citizens.

The celebration of Gandhi Jayanti at Springdales School, Pusa Road, served as a poignant reminder of the extraordinary life, teachings, and enduring legacy of Mahatma Gandhi. It provided a platform for students to deepen their understanding of his principles and their impact on India's history. The event successfully inspired the students to reflect on their individual roles in upholding these values and making a positive difference in society.

Overall, the cultural programme and activities organized by Springdales School paid a heartfelt homage to Mahatma Gandhi, leaving a lasting impression on the students and fostering a sense of reverence for his ideals. For event gallery Click here

SCHOOL BIRTHDAY - SPRINGDALES TURNS 68

Springdales School, Pusa Road celebrated its 68th birthday on September 1st, 2023, with great zeal and enthusiasm to commemorate the birthday of Shri Yudhishtir Kumar, founder manager of Springdales. He was a visionary who had deep love for children. With a child centric ethos, the Founders Day was marked by music, dance and festivities.

Principal, Dr. Mala Gupta congratulated the school on its 68th birthday wishing for the children happiness and success.
The band set the festive vibe and Students from std 6th to 12th enthralled the audience with their energized dance performances. The cake cutting amidst birthday songs, balloons and buntings was enjoyed by one and all.

The event was attended by Dr Usha Ram , Manager Springdales School , Pusa Road , parents and friends of Springdales. For event gallery Click here

Rakhi Celebrations and Ration Distribution at Dasghara & Todapur

The students of Interact Club and std. XI B visited Dasghara and Todapur, the adopted community of Springdales School along with Mrs. Sonam Sachdeva and Mrs. Charandeep Kaur on the 25th of August 2023 for Rakhi Celebration and Ration Distribution. The students presented a contemporary dance which was enjoyed by all. This was followed by a poem recitation by Ishaan. The grannies also presented a folk song on rakhi. The session ended with the volunteers distributing the sweets and ration. For event gallery Click here

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