Gandhi Jayanti Celebration

On 1st October 2018, speech on Gandhiji was delivered in the morning assembly. Students were told about the relevance of Gandhi Jayanti that is celebrated on 2nd October across the world. Gandhi Jayanti at the international level is celebrated as International day of non-violence. This information was also shared with the students.

The main focus in the speech was to enlighten students with great ideas of Gandhiji.
The ideas discussed were:

• Ahinsa (non-violence)
• Satya (Truth)
• Satyagraha (Reliance on the truth)
• Tolerance

Communal harmony as a topic was widely discussed in the speech. Gandhiji's notions on communal harmony were explained in great detail. Relevance of communal harmony for the growth and development of the country was also highlighted.
The speech was concluded with a famous quote of Gandhiji.
"YOU MUST BE THE CHANGE YOU WISH TO SEE IN THE WORLD" On 1stOctober, students were also shown educational videos on Gandhiji in the classes.

An Incredible Talk on Incredible Indian Heritage and Glory

Poorna Prajna Public School, New Delhi believes Seminars, Interaction Session and Talk Shows are must for students' holistic growth. To give students a hands on experience and to inspire learners to be worthy human beings, the school invited Dr. C.V. Gopinath for a Talk on the topic "India – Our Esteem , Our Glory" . Dr. C. V. Gopinath is an expert in Engineering and Management with Graduate degree in Telecommunication Engineering, MBA with specialization in HRD. He served the nation as Sr. DDG and Ex- officio Additional Secretary to the Government of India, under ministry of communication. He represented India CCITT meetings at International Telecommunication Union (U .N Organization). Apart from he expertise in Engineering and Management, he is prolific as a true Ambassador of Ancient Vedic Culture, a Guru, a Vedic Teacher to children and elders alike, a dedicated social worker, a linguist, a heritage documentary filmmaker blended with deep roots in tradition yet one who easily brushes with modernity. He is a proud recipient of more than fifteen awards like Globalman Award, UAE and FOSAAC Award, California, to name a few. After a welcome with the bouquet presented by School Vice Principal, Ms AnjuSingh ;Dr C.V Gopinath addressed the young scholars and highlighted a great legacy Indian Culture and Civilization that we are bequested with. It was really an enlightening Session and Prajnites got acquainted with significance of number '108' in 'GayatriJaap' and how it scientifically exhibits distance between the Earth and the Moon divided by diameter of the moon. How Indian calendar months actually symbolic of 'Purnima and Nakshatras' name symbolize various Hindu Calender Months, Relevance of ' Ekadasi' and ' Autophagy' concepts. The Guest speaker was presented with "Ashtdhatu Krishna Idol" as thank you gesture by School Manager Shri. S.N. Shukla accompanied by School Principal, Shri Sandeep Dahiya. The event concluded with a vote of thanks presented by School Principal,Shri Sandeep Dahiya in which he expressed his heart felt gratitude to Dr. C.V. Gopinath on sharing the treasure of his vast knowledge with young scholars and igniting their minds with love and respect for their great nation, Bharat.

Reported by
Anita Dimri
PGT English

Grandparents Day Celebration

Grandparents Day serves to honor and recognize the contributions of grandparents in our lives. Grandparents are a society and a family's ties to its past as they pass on important values, beliefs and ideals to future generations. Their wisdom and love are recognized on this special day. Grandparents serve as quiet heroes in every family. Grandparents' day was celebrated on 29/09/2018. The day began with invocation of lord by school prayer followed by floral tribute to our Revered Founder Swamiji. Students enthralled everyone with their performances. Games for grandparents revived the spirit of childhood. Principal Mr. Dahiya addressed the gathering and threw light on significant role of grandparents in the family. Grandparents also shared dice to express their exuberance about the event and also presented song and dance. Programme culminated with vote of thanks proposed by Ms. Priya Durga Headmistress Primary Wing.

Paryatan Parv

Special assembly - Class 5 C

Special assembly was held by students of class 5c on the occasion of Janmashtami. Students started the assembly by giving telling somethingwith small skit showing the birth of lord Krishna. Then dance of boys and girls was performed.

Skit on Mahatma Gandhi Ji - Senior wing

On 7th September 2018, students of Class VII presented a skit on Mahatma Gandhi assembly. The skit was performed to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Gandhiji. Students performed with utmost energy and enthusiasm. The skit not only provided a glimpse of personal life of Gandhiji but also made students aware of his extraordinary contribution to the freedom struggle of our country. The skit ended with a short speech by Gandhiji whereby he encouraged students to be honest and law abiding citizens of the country.

Skit on Mahatma Gandhi Ji - Junior Wing

On 6th September 2018 students of class 5 presented a skit on Mahatma Gandhiji. The skit was performed to commerate the 150th Anniversary of Gandhiji. The students provided knowledge about clean India through skit. The students showed how Gabdhiji had encouraged people to start clean India drive after India got Independence. After his death people forgot his initiative of clean India drive.
But a new initiative was started by Modiji ie Swachch Bharat Abhiyan. Our chief guest was Professor Dr Rajat Roy. He is Dean of IP university of Architecture department. The skit ended with short speech of Modiji where he encouraged people of India to start clean India drive and make India clean before 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhiji.

Class 5D assembly

he students of class 5-D conducted special assembly on 'International Literacy Day' on 6-9-18.International literacy day is celebrated every year on 8th september to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies.
Vaibhav Mishra of class 5-D started with a speech on importance of literacy.This was followed by a skit on"why it is important to be literate?". And last but not least the students sang a song as a concluding item wherein they hoped that everyone will read and write someday.The assembly was concluded with a talk by Ms. Archana wherein she spoke about the various steps taken by Ngos in the field of poor and street children's education.Each child in the class participated and performed beautifully in the assembly.

Interschool Quiz Competition

Date and Day:- 24 th August, 2018
Venue:- Vasant Valley School, Vasant Kunj
Competition Name :- Multimedia Contest

Name of participants (Class IX & XI) in following contest:-

Multimedia Contest - Payal, Shashwat, Prateek, Shresht
Music Creation Competition – Debabhiram, Yash Sehrawat
Technology Quiz – Ayaan, Abhinav
Gaming Competition – Arnav, Jai

Co-ordinator Teachers
Ms. Anju Chugh, Ms. Preeti Tanwar

Humanitarian day - Special assembly by class 5A

Morning assembly was conducted by class 5 students on 21 August on humanitarian day. A speech was given by one of the child who explained the meaning of humanity and why we celebrate it .A small Skit on 'UBUNTU' a South African Tribe how they being a part of togetherness and their life is based on sharing was enacted by students. Then some children presented a mime show through which they conveyed a message "stop child labour". and everyone has a Right to live , study and enjoy
Class V A took a pledge to help each other and share everything. They all performed with enthusiasm and zeal. Headmistress Mam gave inspiring speech to become a good citizen. She praised the children for their wonderful presentation.

MUN Activity by Class 5 students

Students need to acqire leadership qualities and abilities to look for solutions. Mock United Nation MUN---a primary school level activity in which students role played delegates from different countries.More than 20 students took part in in MUN. The participants debated on solutions to several global crises that have marred people around the world. This enhanced research,analysis and oratory qualities in the students.

MUN Activity

Students of Poorna Prajna School of classes 10th and 12th classes for the first time went to Gems International school to participate in Model United Nation (MUN) along with three teachers. MUN is a school level activity in which students role play delegates from various countries participating in various assemblies.
Our students participated in General Assembly and the agenda was' Refugee crises in the world with special emphasis on Syrian crises'. The students learnt a lot about international issues and their possible solutions. They represented different countries such as Australia ,India ,Bhutan ,Malta and Turkey.
This helped students to work on their oratory and crises resolving skills .

Class 4D assembly

Assembly on ganesh chaturthi:-
The festival of ganesh chaturthi was celebrated to honour the elephant headed god ganesha's birthday where the students of class 4C incorporated their efforts by presenting an assembly where they began with reciting shlokas on lord ganesha followed by a skit on "lord ganesha's victory" eminently performed . The students also danced on devotional songs with high festive spirits. The celebration concluded with ganesh vandana & arti. Head mistress miss Priya D chabra congratulated the students for their commendable job & for creating spiritual environment within everyone.

Charity event by Smile Foundation

Smile foundation is a National level development organisation who works for the betterment of underprivileged children, organised a charity event in Poorna Prajna Public School, Vasant Kunj on 4th August, 2018. Students of Grade 4 & 5 participated in a Card Making competition where they have to make a card with a message written on it for their needy friends. A movie 'Hello' was also shown to them which touched their emotions of Kindness. they donated little amount of money and after that feeling of immense satisfaction can be seen on their faces. This event somewhere connect students to such deprived people of the society and imbibed the value of sharing in them.

Visit of Magician

On 28th Aug' 2018,Our school invited a magician to surprise the students of the primary classes with a magic show. Mr.Mahesh , a resource person from the "Hindustan Times" conducted this magic show.He performed cool magic tricks.There were so many highlights but here are a few:Turning of a candle to flower,water getting vanished from the newspaper, appearing of two balls from one,feeling-touch magic,making out of an umbrella from the handkerchief.The show was very interesting .Everyone was really influenced by his art and enjoyed it thoroughly.

Plantation Drive by class IX

Plantation Drive for maintaining the environmental balance, we at Poorna Prajna conducted a plantation drive on 8.8.18 Wednesday. students from the class IX had participated in the event. total 25 Ashoka trees were planted. Though it was raining but students had shown their keen interest and done this with zest & zeal. Principal Sir and VP mam came to boost the spirit among the students. Ms. Mamta Gupta Eco Club In charge had conducted this event.

Sri Krishna Janmastami Celebration - Junior Wing wing

Janmashtami, the birthday of Lord Krishna was celebrated with great devotion and enthusiasm at School premise on 31st of August 2018. According to the Hindu calendar this religious festival is celebrated on the Ashtami of Krishna Paksh or the 8th day of the dark fortnight in the month of Bhadon.Sri Krishna is one of the most powerful human incarnations of the Lord Vishnu.
The day was celebrated with devotional songs and dances, pujas, arti, blowing of the Conch and rocking the cradle of baby Sri Krishna.Children were very excited to see the event of breaking of Dahi Handi. The girls were decked up as Radha and the boys as Sri Krishna. With their laudable performance, they lighted up the stage and mesmerized the audience

Sri Krishna Janmastami Celebration - senior wing

Celebration of the birth of Lord Krishna the 8th reincarnation of Lord Vishnu was organised at the school premises by Vivekanand House. The occasion was inaugurated by lighting of the auspicious lamp by our repectful Principal followed by wonderful depiction of Janmasthami through dance and music and a soulful and musical rendition of devotional songs. The memorable occasion culminated with some wonderful thoughts being shared by the Vice principal.

Fraction Activity for Class 3 Students

Fancy Dress Competition

Fancy dress competition of class I was held on 24-8–18. The topic for the fancy dress was freedom fighters. All the students were dressed up as different freedom fighters like Bhagat singh, pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru, Rani of Jhansi etc. Some of the students spoke few lines on their character very nicely. It was a great success.

Independence Day Celebrations

Fancy dress competition of class I was held on 24-8–18. The topic for the fancy dress was freedom fighters. All the students were dressed up as different freedom fighters like Bhagat singh, pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru, Rani of Jhansi etc. Some of the students spoke few lines on their character very nicely. It was a great success.

Dental Check Up

In continuation of human endeavor by clove Dental centre, a free dental checkup and awareness camp was organized at our school On 16 th August 2018. A team of Senior Specialist Dental Surgeons and Para-medical staff carried out a comprehensive dental checkup on students of class Nursery and KG.
The camp was initiated with dental awareness talk,especially stressing on tooth decay and gum diseases and measures to prevent from them.
The students were told about the eating patterns and food choices which cause tooth decay. "Added sugars often are present in soft drinks, candies, cookies, pastries and therefore to help control the consumption of sugar and brush your teeth twice" dental surgeons added.
School staff thanked the dental surgeons and Para-medical staff for rendering moral and selfless service to the school.

Rakhi Day Celebrations

Rakshabandhan is one of the most endearing ways to celebrate bond between brothers and sisters.
The auspicious day of Raksha Bandhan was celebrated in classes Nursery, KG and I.Raksha Bandhan is a special occasion to celebrate the bond between brothers and sisters symbolized by the tying of a holy thread, 'Rakhi' around the wrist of brothers. The children joined in this celebration, which was aimed at strengthening the bond of love and to instill the virtues of love and harmony among the young, growing Prajnites. All the children participated with great zeal and zest.

Visit to National Zoological Park – Class XII

Students of XI and XII those who are pursuing Biology as subject visited National Zoological Park on 9 th August 2018.The objective of the trip was to make students understand the purpose of Ex situ conservation.
The National Zoological Park is to complement and strengthen the national efforts in conservation of the rich biodiversity of the country, particularly the wild fauna.
To achieve this objective the following protocol is adopted:
a). Supporting the conservation of endangered species by attempting their coordinated breeding under ex-situ conditions and raise stocks for rehabilitating them in wild as and when it is appropriate and desirable.
b). To inspire amongst zoo visitors empathy for wild animals, an understanding and awareness about the need for conservation of natural resources and maintaining ecological balance.
Students came away with a greater understanding of ideas such as conservation, habitat and extinction.

Lemonade Activity

With the scorching summer heat, everybody needs a energizing drink or two! The tiny tots of our school, got together to watch and learn how lemonade is made. The excitement of the children knew no bounds as teachers demonstrated to them how lemonade is prepared. The children loved watching the process up-close and followed the whole sequence, paying a great deal of attention and participated in whatever little manner they could do. The children had a great time to squeeze, sprinkle and stir with their friends! The activity ended on a fun note with the children getting to drink the product of the process! A portion of life indeed!

Jam Activity

Tiny toddlers at Poorna Prajna Public School learning the lifetime skill of cooking, eating, and living well.There are rewards of inviting kids into the kitchen.When kids learn to prepare and cook meals, they develop a stronger connection with their food, and are happy to share activity-oriented time together .They get a glimpse into the time and effort it takes to get a meal on the table. It also builds their self-confidence, and that pride in cooking spills over into an interest in eating.

Oral Health Care

Dental health plays a key role in the overall health status and quality of life of both children and adults; dental health also may affect several domains of child development and growth. Good dental health enhances the child's ability to develop several physical and social functions such as feeding, breathing, speaking, smiling, and social adaptation. Consequences of dental diseases in children may include pain, discomfort, embarrassment, challenged cognitive development, reduced self- esteem, and impairments of daily life activities. Dr. Rachita Mehlawat alumnus of our School visited us on 9 th May 2018 and guided students of Primary Section to take good care of their teeth. She taught them the right way of brushing teeth. It was a good learning experience for students.

Kargil Diwas 2018

Eighteen years ago, on July 26, India emerged victorious in the Kargil conflict with Pakistan. Kargil Vijay Diwas is observed to honour the war heroes and participants and to commemorate India's win in the war. A video was shown to the students to instill value of Patriotism. Student Prepared cards in order to pay homage to the martyrs.
Prajnites Saluting Indian Army from the core of their Hearts.

Founder's Day Celebration

Poorna Prajna Public School celebrated its Founder's day on 12 th july, 2018 organised by Shivaji House in order to cherish its achievements that had made the institution what it is today. In the beginning the chief guest Dr. Anil Kumar( Director of Department of Environment Government of Delhi),School Manager(S.N.Shukla) , Principal( Mr. Sandeep Dahiya), Vice Principal ( Ms. Anju Singh)and Head Mistress (Ms. Priya Durga ) gave Floral tribute to H.H. Sri Vibudhesha Theertha Swamiji.
A science exhibition was organised where the budding innovators exhibited their skill in the field of science, Maths and computer science in the school's physics laboratory. Then a programme was started in the school's auditorium with the lightning of the lamps. The school choir group presented a Saraswati Vandana to invoke the blessing of Goddess Saraswati. The Principal addressed the gathering and acknowledged the dreams and achievements of the founder father followed by a Hindi speech which is given by class VIII students. Then a documentary on the founder father showcasing his life history was showed. The awarding ceremony of H.H. Sri Vibudhesha Theertha Swamiji scholarship for class X students who scored highest marks in English and Science for the two consecutive years was held. The highest scorer of this year was Leela Rao of class X-D who was awarded with a certificate of excellence and a cheque of Rs. 5000/-.
A power point presentation was displayed showing the achievements of the chief guest Dr. Anil kumar .After this Dr. Anil Sharma addressed the gathering ,he talked about environmental protection and segregation of waste that can help to make our planet a more green and clean planet. He praised students who presented exhibits in physics lab for their efforts and creativity .The chief guest was felicitated with a token of gratitude by the Manager and the Principal .
After the speech the school choir group presented a song "Shower of Blessings".The vote of thanks was given by the Manager of the School. The Celebration ended with the inspirational Words of Swamiji " Whatever I may be in Life, I am only a parent here".

English Literary Festival

It was held on 27th april 2018 For primary classes 1-5 wherein different activities at different levels were organised to inculcate the habit of reading and celebrate the spirit of literature among the students. Activities such as speak about your favourite author for class 5, story book reading for class 4, story telling for class 3, draw a sketch and write a few lines about your favourite character for class 2 and poem recitation for class 1 were organised. The whole festival lifted the spirits within the students and urged them to read more.

Gk quiz - class 4

Gk quiz was organised for the students of class 4 in the month of July, where in two fervent participants from each section gave tough battle to each other. The participants had to go through mazes of intuited and mind blogging rounds consisting of questions related to current affairs, science, sports, music and many more. It was very informative and knowledge enriching competition for the participants along with the audience. Position holders were appreciated with certificates given by head mistress ma'am. It was a successful event.

World Population Day Celebration

World population day was celebrated in the school on 11th july 2018 wherein the students of class 5 were made aware of different factors affecting population inflation and management in developing and developed countries through videos. They also penned down their thoughts and differences between the same on an A4 size sheet in the form of a paragraph. They were also given a home task as to find out what they feel about their country's population inflation over the next 100 years. The whole program was very informative and raised awareness regarding the rapid growth in population and challenges faced because of the same.

Plantation Drive

On 4th May 2018 Friday students of class X A,B,C,D went for Plantation Drive to Rajokri Ridge, Ghitorni Ridge.This plantation Drive was organised by the Army Batallion 132 of Rajput Regiment,who had the target to plant 1.5lakh trees in South Delhi.In this regard Coronel Segan incharge of this Plantation program came to our school and asked for our students contribution in this programme. He had sent army vehicles to pick the students.Ms. Mamta Gupta and Ms.Madhu Sharma along with 43 student of class X went to the venue for plantation.
Students had participated with zest and zeal.Students with Army Personnel's had completed the task of planting around 1000 trees.
Students had been given Refreshments too. It was a very good experience.Coronel Segan had also invited our school to visit the Bhatti Mines area where they had already planted many trees n made the green belt over there.

Road safety week - Primary wing

Poorna prajna school celebrated the 29th road safety week 2018 where the students of classes 1-5 participated in drawing competition with a lot of zeal and enthusiasm . The aim of such a competition was simply to instil the awareness about road safety rules & regulations. The event took place on 26th april'18 where the primary wing was provided with an insight into how to understand traffic rules & road safety. It's school's constant endeavour to upgrade students with road safety measures.The event was designed to make them aware of how to bridge the gap between what the students know and what is expected of them to know . The competition made the students very much excited and all the classes actively participated . The informative programme was applauded by one and all.

Road Safety Week

Poster Making - Class 5

Class 5 students making poster on Achievements of Indian astronauts

Poster Making - Class 2

Making of Compost Pit - Class 4

Earth Day Celebration

School organised paper mache Earth making activity for classes 4-8th. This activity was conducted in groups. All the students participated in this activity and learnt a new form of art. It was conducted on the occasion of Earth day on 21st April.