Happenings 16-17

PRE-PRIMARY GRADUATION DAY

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ADIEU 2016-17

Bidding a farewell to someone who cares and loves is very difficult and hard in life. The grade IX students of Delhi School Of Excellence, Banjara Hills, felt the same, but ensured that the outgoing students of grade X deserved a great and memorable farewell as well as made it a cherishing event in their life. On the evening of 27th February, 2017 the students of grade X were dressed in their best outfits with the colour code of Red, Black, Silver and involved themselves in the theme of Masquerade Carnival. As was the theme of the farewell so was the show shining bright and emitting the feel of carnival.

Ms. Rama Devi, the Secretary, Ms. Shashikala, the Academic Director, Ms. Veena Murthy, the Principal and Ms. Kalyani, the Headmistress attended the show. The cool evening began with a heart touching song sung by the girls of grade IX who mesmerized the audience with their charming and melodious tunes. Further, the audience enjoyed the awards ceremony which dealt with lot of suspense and guesses before each name was announced. The students involved themselves in the different games conducted, such as 'Pretty Boys' and 'Balloon Burst'. The fun and enthusiasm continued with ‘Guessing the Brand’ game conducted for the teachers.

The heart-throb of the show was the ramp walk conducted in three rounds which enabled the judges to select Mr. & Ms. DSE 2016-17. The show culminated with cake cutting by the students of grade X along with the class teacher and the subject teachers. The inspiring and motivating words to mould the future by Ms. Shashikala, the Academic Director and Ms. Veena Murthy, the Principal gave an opportunity to contemplate on the same. The farewell speech by Anvita of grade IX stated that “we meet many persons at many events on different places and get connected with each other, but at a certain time we have to say goodbye to each other which makes everyone feel empty and broken from heart.”

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C0-Scholastic Award Ceremony

Delhi School of Excellence, Banjara Hills organized the co-scholastic awards ceremony on 21st February 2017 in its campus at Banjara Hills. The event was graced by Ms. Rama Devi the Secretary, Ms. Shashikala the Academic Director, Ms. Veena Murthy the Principal, Ms. Kalyani Chaudhuri the Headmistress and Ms. Anasuya the Coordinator for 3-5.

The event commenced with an invocation dance to the God followed by the display of the yoga by the yoga students who displayed different asanas for different purposes and its usage and benefits for the human body.  Later the students of Karate displayed their skills of breaking the tiles using their head and their skills of breaking the pot and tiles with fire. Apart from these they also displayed the skills of safeguarding themselves when the need arises.  Moving further the display of skating by the skaters of different classes was a mesmerizing show.  They exhibited their skills of skating through a ring and different formations.   The highlight of their show was their dance with the skates for the zumba song.  Lastly the display of zumba made everyone to tap their feet for the awesome performance and foot tapping number.

The event ended with the distribution of certificates and medals as well as the inspiring words rendered by Ms. Shashikala the Academic Director who appreciated all the students for their ardent effort in displaying the things they learnt as well as showing utmost interest in learning the same.  Apart from this she also encouraged the board going students to do their best and achieve the heights of success.

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National Science Day

National Science day was celebrated with great enthusiasm and vigour by the students of DSE Banjara Hills on 17th Feb 2017 during the morning assembly. They presented an array of programmes depicting the scientific concepts in a creative way. The highlight of the show was the presentation of the same by the substaff who very meticulously explained the use of science at different places, by different people at DSE. The peppy song 'Science in everyday life' set in a mood of scientific temperament across the campus.

The enthusiasm in the students doubled when a few students performed the dumb charades and the spectators were asked to guess the concept of the same.

Further, the activity performed to test the amount of vitamin - C in different juices was an eye opener to the audience who understood the usage of healthy things and what to choose for the best result.

The assembly concluded by Ms. Anasuya, HOD Science Department and by Ms. Veena Murthy, the principal who emphasized the importance of following science in the daily life and contemplating on becoming scientists who are less in number. These knowledgeable words enabled the students to inspire themselves and follow the guided path set for them as well as understand the difference between the olden days and the present generation.

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Recreate Malgudi - Grades I & II

The students of grade 1 & 2 of DSE Banjara Hills brought in the retro feel on the evening of Saturday, the 11th Feb of 2017.  The students mesmerized the audience with the magic of ‘Swami and friends’ from the famous writings of R.K.Narayana as a part of their academic fair.  The whole event was graced by Ms.Shilpa Ravi the Vice Chairperson,  Ms. Rama Devi the Secretary,Ms. Shashikala the Academic Director, Ms. Veena Murthy  the Principal, who appreciated the students for their ardent efforts in putting forth the entire event.  The event was presented like a TV show with commercials of those days and stole the hearts of the spectators.  The decoration of the ambience added flavor to the amazing show.  All the cartoons and the shows meant for the children, for eg: Vikram & Betal, He-Man, puppet show were advertised along with the commercials.  The students depicted the character of Swami, his behavior with his classmates as well as his enjoyments which included the market scene, bioscope and so on.

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Academic Fair- Talentino

The pre-primary wing of DSE Banjara Hills, on 4th February 2017 enabled the spectators to immerse themselves into the arena of a beautiful and a memorable day with the innocent and an excellent oratory skills exhibited by the students who have displayed different topics in their own style.  The programme included the initiation of fruits for fitness, talking about the state, national symbols, the impact of Demonetization, importance of pets as well as the steps for taking care of them, the amazing solar system, sense organs, exploring the amazing facts, the importance of seasons, emphasizing the moral that unity is strength through story telling, different aspects of festivals and the highlight of the show was the jungle songs were the tiny tots exhibiting utmost skills in presenting the same. The chief of the programme was Ms. Rama Devi, the secretary and Ms. Shashikala, the Academic Director who appreciated the children for their efforts and leaving everyone spellbound with their charm of knowledge.

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Tribute to Martyrs:

On 30th January 2017, the historic and an annual day observed by nations to salute the martyrdom of soldiers who lost their lives defending the sovereignty of the nation, Delhi School of Excellence  Banjara Hills paid homage to all of these through a morning assembly where the father of the Nation was paid tribute by the dignitaries, Ms. Rama Devi Secretary, Ms. Shashikala Academic Director, Ms. Veena Murthy Principal, Ms. Kalyani Headmistress and later the programme commenced with a Bhajan, which was a great rendition and soothing to the ears of the audience.  Moving ahead the Mime show which was the charm of the show, depicted the life of a soldier, his sacrifices and the struggle he undergoes was really heart touching.  Further the students also presented a dance number and took a cleanliness pledge of keeping their school premises clean.  The programme came to an end with few words by Ms. Sharada HOD Social Department, enlightening the moral values like being together and incorporating the feeling of oneness in any task taken up.

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Verve- Fun Zone @ DSE (Grades I & II)

Verve, the fun games event for grade 1 & 2 was conducted on 27th January on campus.  The atmosphere was electric with teams displaying enthusiasm and vigour to compete.  Students were divided into six teams – Toofani Tigers, Rising Stars, Dabaang Dangal, Leaping Lions, Playful Panthers and charging Challengers.  Kabbaddi, Kho Kho, Tug of War, Power Play and Wet Zone were the attractions of the day.  The event was declared open by Ms. Rama Devi, Secretary and the oath was administered by Ms. Veena Murthy, Principal.  It was followed by March Past.  The second runners up team was Playful Panthers, the first runners up team was Toofani Tigers and ultimately the winners of the event was Leaping Lions.

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Republic Day Celebrations @ DSE

‘You must be the change you wish to see in the world’. – Mahatma Gandhi

Bearing this famous quote of Mahatma Gandhi in the minds, the management, staff and the students of DSE Banjara Hills celebrated the 68th Republic Day with the spirit of unity, equality and fraternity alive in their hearts and being an integral part in nation building process.

The programme was graced by Ms. Shilpa Ravi, the Vice Chairperson and Ms. Rama Devi, the Secretary who appreciated the children for putting across a powerful message that there is no power on earth which can keep India in the bondage of corruption and deprive upliftment.

The programme commenced with flag hoisting followed by National Anthem and March past, honouring the dignitaries with a salute.

Further, the speech rendered by one of the council members, was an awakening call to all the spectators about the efficient constitution we the Indians have and the importance of being republic. The campus was filled with patriotism and respect for the country.

Moving ahead, the choir presented a mesmerizing rendition and enlightened the audience that patriotism does not only mean sacrifice for the motherland, it is the love, respect and gratitude shown to all the citizens irrespective of the gender.  It also highlighted the important facts of women empowerment.

Each and every programme had something or the other to pass through their act. The Burra Katha on digital India, gave the spectators a complete information about going paperless in many fields.

Demonetization was declared to the nation and led to a temporary slowdown of economic activity but it improved the transparency of the economy. This was very clearly depicted through a skit.

The message of being united and shedding down and overcoming the negative aspects a person possesses, was well depicted through the Holi skit.

All’s well that ends well. The finale of the show took the charm with a presentation of a foot tapping dance by the students.

Finally, the speech by the principal, Ms. Veena Murthy which began with a story of the gardener who works hard by sowing seeds so that the future generation can enjoy the fruits of the same, went across to the students mind in a very precise way.  They clearly understood the importance of freedom and its judicious use.  The inspiring words of the principal also made them to take a pledge as being young children and the future citizens of the country to do their best in the service of the country.

The programme came to an end with vote of thanks.

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Sankranthi Celebrations @ DSE

(PrePrimary - Grade II)

The festival of celestial significance, Sankranthi was celebrated with utmost happiness and zest by the students of the preprimary wing at DSE, Banjara Hills. It was a colourful fest for every eye watching the children dressed in traditional attire and performing a dance to mark the significance of the festival.  The artistic display of rangolies around the campus brought in the festive mood amongst everyone.

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Triumph Gaming Zone @ DSE

(Grades III-V)

"All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy". Taking out time from the busy schedule of studies the students of grades 3-5 were given an opportunity to exhibit their inner talents towards the sporting activities, as DSE emphasizes that games are integral part of student's life. "Triumph" The Gaming zone was organised to inculcate the values like aspiration, success, dealing with disappointment.

The students thoroughly enjoyed team building games like tug of war, wet zone and learnt the importance of team work. The games like pipe and ball, aim and throw, power throw which inculcated the values of life skills were equally appreciated by kids which helped them respect each other's differences. There was a true competitive spirit on the campus.

Last but not the least, the games conducted for the teachers came out as a surprise for the students and the teachers as well as enjoyed and cheered by everyone.

The program concluded with valedictory function where the teams were given 1st, 2nd and 3rd positions according to their best scores followed by the National anthem.

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CEREBRATE @ DSE – ACADEMIC FAIR

The DSEIANS from grades 6 to 8 actively involved the spectators to think about the different aspects they presented during the academic fair on 7th of January 2017. It was an amalgamation of all the subjects, displayed during the academic fair with different themes. Each group of students from different subjects displayed their best by alluring the parent and giving them an opportunity to explore the talents of the students and have fun by participating in the games conducted.
The highlights of the fair was the presentation of Kawali, Numerology, Modi’s speech, Wonders all over the world, Bhole kissan Ka Disco Band, skit on Demonatisation, Eka Patra Abhinayam, Burra Khatalu, Excerpts from Shakespeare’s plays, Lyrical Ballad, Mime, Opera, Glimpses from France, different experiments on light from the Lumin Land, preparation of creative items and the performance of the students highlighting the importance of scholastic and co scholastic through dance.
Altogether the students had a lot of fun showcasing their talents to everyone and challenging the parents with different games. The encouragement from the parents and teachers end boosted the energy of the students to a greater level.

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New Year Celebrations

The students from Pre-primary wing approached the New Year with a resolve to find the opportunities hidden in each new day by organizing a party with great joy and enthusiasm. Every child had an opportunity to interact with each other and dwell themselves in the joy of preparing a New Year card for their parents as a classroom activity.

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CHRISTMAS CHEER IN THE AIR:

Delhi School of Excellence, Banjara Hills, was painted in Christmas colours on 23rd December when students and staff celebrated the birth of Lord Jesus with great enthusiasm . Melodious carols reverberated on campus followed by a bible reading. The nativity scene was enacted by the students of Grade 5. The girls of Grade 5 & 6 swayed to the tune of 'Mary Do You Know'. The atmosphere turned electric with the arrival of Santa distributing goodies. Ms Veena Murthy, Principal, in her message to students emphasised on the need for sharing, caring and loving each other to create a peaceful world. Students organised a Christmas party for the helping staff as thanksgiving for their care and support they provide everyday. Students of the pre primary wing exchanged gifts on this happy occasion.
Grade 1 & 2 watched the movie 'The Santa Clause' and Grade 6 watched 'Elf' as part of the celebrations. DeeSians wish all families Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year.

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Cup Cake Decoration

On 23rd  December '16 students of Grade III and IV embellished  cup cakes with innovative ideas to add colour to the Christmas festivities being celebrated on campus. The judges were spellbound with the variety and array of items used by them.

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Show Time-Nickelodeon

Christmas is the day that holds all time together and based on this theme DSE Banjara Hills, on 22nd December showcased three different movies for the students of grade 3 to 5 with an objective to enhance the creative skills of the child along with developing an essence of love towards the English language and interpreting the same. The movies were showcased in the conference hall which created a feel of theatre filled with popcorns and snacks.

To create a feel of the movie theatre and dwell in the celebrations of Christmas the event was named as Nickelodeon – the first movie theatre and the mascot was Minion who enthralled the little ones with the feeling of entering a Cine Max with hands and mouth busy with popcorns.

The grade 3 students were showcased the NUT JOB animated film which was filled with comedy, grade 4 had the pleasure of watching Escape from Plant which was a 3D computer animated science fiction comedy film and grade 5 students visualized the Rise of the Guardian – a 3D animated fantasy film.

Lastly the students were asked to share their opinions about the whole event and the students were very eager to express the joy they had in watching the movies and they also expressed that they had the feeling of the movie theatre. They also expressed their opinion of having such experiences even in the future.

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Salad Decoration

Students of Grade I & II began their culinary exploration by participating enthusiastically in the Salad Making and Cup Cake Decoration competition on  22nd December'16. Judges had a tough time arriving at the results. All students have been appreciated for their creativity and presentation skills.

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Recreate Malgudi - Swamy & Friends @ DSE

The students of grade 1 & 2 of DSE Banjara Hills brought in the retro feel on the evening of Saturday, the 11th Feb of 2017.  The students mesmerized the audience with the magic of ‘Swami and friends’ from the famous writings of R.K.Narayana as a part of their academic fair.  The whole event was graced by Ms. Shilpa Ravi the Vice Chairperson , Ms. Rama Devi the Secretary,  Ms. Shashikala the Academic Director, Ms. Veena Murthy  the Principal, who appreciated the students for their ardent efforts in putting forth the entire event.  The event was presented like a TV show with commercials of those days and stole the hearts of the spectators.  The decoration of the ambience added flavor to the amazing show.  All the cartoons and the shows meant for the children, for eg: Vikram & Betal, He-Man, puppet show were advertised along with the commercials.  The students depicted the character of Swami, his behavior with his classmates as well as his enjoyments which included the market scene, bioscope and so on. 

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Academic Fair - PP II

The Pre-Primary wing of DSE Banjara Hills, on 4th February 2017 enabled the spectators to immerse themselves into the arena of a beautiful and a memorable day with the innocent and an excellent oratory skills exhibited by the students who have displayed different topics in their own style.  The programme included the initiation of fruits for fitness, talking about the state, national symbols, the impact of Demonetization, importance of pets as well as the steps for taking care of them, the amazing solar system, sense organs, exploring the amazing facts, the importance of seasons, emphasizing the moral that unity is strength through story telling, different aspects of festivals and the highlight of the show was the jungle songs were the tiny tots exhibiting utmost skills in presenting the same. The chief of the programme was Ms. Rama Devi, the secretary and Ms. Shashikala, the Academic Director who appreciated the children for their efforts and leaving everyone spellbound with their charm of knowledge. 

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Verve- Fun Zone @ DSE

Verve, the fun games event for grade 1 & 2 was conducted on 27th January on campus.  The atmosphere was electric with teams displaying enthusiasm and vigour to compete.  Students were divided into six teams – Toofani Tigers, Rising Stars, Dabaang Dangal, Leaping Lions, Playful Panthers and charging Challengers.  Kabbaddi, Kho Kho, Tug of War, Power Play and Wet Zone were the attractions of the day.  The event was declared open by Ms. Rama Devi, Secretary and the oath was administered by Ms. Veena Murthy, Principal.  It was followed by March Past.  The second runners up team was Playful Panthers, the first runners up team was Toofani Tigers and ultimately the winners of the event was Leaping Lions.

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Triumph- Gaming Zone @ DSE

"All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy". Taking out time from the busy schedule of studies the students of grades 3-5 were given an opportunity to exhibit their inner talents towards the sporting activities, as DSE emphasizes that games are integral part of student's life. "Triumph" The Gaming zone was organised to inculcate the values like aspiration, success, dealing with disappointment. The students thoroughly enjoyed team building games like tug of war, wet zone and learnt the importance of team work. The games like pipe and ball, aim and throw, power throw which inculcated the values of life skills were equally appreciated by kids which helped them respect each other's differences. There was a true competitive spirit on the campus.Last but not the least, the games conducted for the teachers came out as a surprise for the students and the teachers as well as enjoyed and cheered by everyone.The program concluded with valedictory function where the teams were given 1st, 2nd and 3rd positions according to their best scores followed by the National anthem.

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CEREBRATE

The DSEIANS from grades 6 to 8 actively involved the spectators to think about the different aspects they presented during the academic fair on 7th of December 2016.It was an amalgamation of all the subjects, displayed during the academic fair with different themes. Each group of students from different subjects displayed their best by alluring the parent and giving them an opportunity to explore the talents of the students and have fun by participating in the games conducted.

The highlights of the fair was the presentation of Kawali, Numerology, Modi’s speech, Wonders all over the world, Bhole kissan Ka Disco Band, skit on Demonatisation, EkaPatraAbhinayam, BurraKhatalu, Excerpts from Shakespeare’s plays, Lyrical Ballad, Mime, Opera, Glimpses from France, different experiments on light from the Lumin Land, preparation of creative items and the performance of the students highlighting the importance of scholastic and co scholastic through dance.

Altogether the students had a lot of fun showcasing their talents to everyone and challenging the parents with different games. The encouragement from the parents and teachers end boosted the energy of the students to a greater level.

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On 17th December, the students of grade X from all the three branches of DSE assembled at the Banjara Hills campus for a workshop with Mr. Darpan Vasudev, who enabled the students to deal with the ongoing stress of facing the tenth board exams and understand themselves. The session started with welcoming him on the campus along with the other students of Attapur and Manikonda branch.
Mr. Darpan helped the students to know themselves and understand how to measure themselves in different aspects. He highlighted about the importance of the family and the vital role they play in the student’s life. He mesmerized the students with his inspiring words of how they should not pay notice towards anyone who is talking bad about them or think on the same aspect. Just a simple mantra “ignore and concentrate” idea was instilled in the minds of the students. They were further involved in activities which enabled them to understand the value of friendship and not talk bad about others.
Apart from all these he also specified that sports are also an essential part of the student’s life. He helped the students by advising them how to deal with stress by following a simple method of gossiping in one’s own mind rather than gossiping with others. Getting up ten minutes before the usual time and contemplating on themselves and the abilities they have and going with a positive thought that they can conquer the world. The session came to an end with few words of appreciation from the students who had a wonderful experience interacting with him and voicing their opinions.

Purple Colour Day

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Rejoice:  Annual Day Celebration

Delhi School of Excellence, Banjara Hills, celebrated its third annual day’Rejoice’ on 26th November 2016, at Taramati Baradri with a story of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves through a musical sojourn. Deesians welcomed the parents on the most beautiful evening, sharing the New Year resolution of creating avid readers.

The show was to share and convey a very pertinent message to the 21st century learners and their parents. So, the third annual day was dedicated to the magic of weaving words..to the power of ones imagination… to the flight of fancy…to the world of books…  The parents were requested to drop everything and read to their child, for it would open up a world of fantasy, bridge boundaries of language and countries, instill in all good sense and wisdom, revive in all the tolerance that everyone is losing and make everyone a better person, for it is said, ‘Books are a man’s best friend’.

The Chief Guest for the event was Dr. Ramancharala Pradeep Kumar, professor of Civil Engineering & Head, Earthquake Engineering Research Centre, IIIT, Hyderabad.  The eminent dignitaries who graced the occasion were Mr P. Madhusudan Rao, Chairman, DSE Group of Schools, Ms Shilpa Ravi Ravi, Vice Chairperson, DSE Group of Schools, Ms Ramadevi, Secretary and Administrator, DSE Group of Schools, Ms Reshmi Shenoy, Administrator, DSe Attapur, Ms Jyothi Reddy, Director , DSE Group of Schools, Ms ShashiKala, Academic Director, Dse Group of Schools, and the Principals a, Vice Principal and Headmistresses of the sister concerns. Encouraging and enthusiastic parents filled the amphitheatre with positive vibes and energy.

The programme started with the welcoming of the dignitaries, followed by lighting of the lamp with the chanting of Guru Ashtakam.

The choir comprised thirty mellifluous singers from Grade 2- Grade 10 who dished out rocking numbers one after the other.. The opening Spectacular, a classical dance, enraptured the audience.  Moving ahead, the parents were taken into the world of childhood which reminded them about their suhana bachpan, and the world of fairy tales.

The annual report by the  Ms T. Veena Murthy, Principal, and the students ,enabled the audience to go through the different facets of the institution and its achievements. Then, the parents were led into the world of Arabian Nights recreated by  the students of DSE.  The play commenced with the dance performances by various grades in continnum .As the play moved on the students of other classes performed on different dance numbers on a variety of recorded and live music.

The chief guest, in his address, emphasized on encouraging children to ask questions for their  intellectual development.  In a very lucid manner, he imparted a pertinent message on parenting-  in giving children in controlled measures- so as to make them realize the value of things in life.

Deesians believe in the integration of languages and hence the play was presented in English, Hindi and Urdu.  The audience enjoyed the mixture of the languages and the twist in the tale at the end which presented a reformed human being who instead of killing anyone turns out to be a messenger of world peace and the campaigners of world peace bringing up the message of ….Live for all, Love all…..unite in peace. The audience was asked to cherish the transformation and friendship, bridging boundaries of caste, culture and creed…. Just as books break boundaries and reach out to innumerable readers across the world.. Deesians tried to  revive the art of story telling, with a simple tale that has been performed uncountable times all over the world…The culmination of the show was with a breath taking finale…by the students of Grade 10, 8 and 5.

Deesians shared their dream to see a day when all terrorists in the world give up their arms and take the path of righteousness like the leader of the thieves in this musical sojourn so that the world unites in peace.  The DSE family made a small effort to convey their heartfelt gratitudes to all those promoting and striving for peace in this world and dedicated the annual day to all the soldiers who have lost their lives and are guarding our borders.

Before bidding good bye, the parents and students of DSE together took a pledge with the reader’s oath.

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Gardening

Planting seeds with children is one of the Gardening activities. They are fascinated how the seeds are tucked in the soil and they take great care by watering them daily, waiting  for them to grow.

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Sakshi Spell Bee Competition 
3rd Round in DSE

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It was nutritious Friday at DSE.

Cooking can happen even without the fire. “Cooking with kids is not just about ingredients, recipes and cooking. It’s harnessing imagination, empowerment and creativity.”

The children were very busy during the Cooking as they learnt to make some yummy Fruit salad and Sandwiches’ for themselves. It goes without saying that they had loads of fun too!

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Pre Primary Children's Day

It was a fun-filled day for students of DSE. The program began with song. Story enactment and dance performed by teachers.

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Wish DeeSians a very Happy Children's Day

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Pink Colour Day

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Quick Thinkers, Prompt Actors

Lesson in Financial Literacy

DeeSians , on 9th  November, 2016, received a lesson in financial literacy through activities conducted during the day.  The demonitisation phenomenon sweeping the country like a turbulent storm, imparted some valuable lessons to the students and sub staff .  ‘Demonitisation’, its need and impact was discussed by the teachers in their classes.  Students swarmed around the digital display board for information on the ban of Rs 500 and 1000 notes.  Little minds were worried about their collection in the piggy banks and the future of those notes.  They sought advice from their teachers .

The members of ‘Teach for India’(Work Education Activity) conducted a session for the sub staff enlightening them about the current scenario so as to avoid any panic situation and advised them to be beware of cheating.  A question session followed which helped them clarify their doubts regarding exchange of notes. 

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Grand Grandparents Gala

26th of October was a gift from God for the students and families of the Toddlers’ Zone of DSE Banjara as they  experienced a wonderful day in their lives by celebrating the Grandparents Day. The show was graced by Ms Shilpa Ravi, Vice Chairperson, Ms Ramadevi, Secretary and Administrator, Ms Jyothi Reddy, Director, Ms T. Veena Murthy, Principal,  and a large number of elegant and joyous  grand parents.

The show stealers were none other than the PP I ,II and Nursery students who presented danced on the old numbers from bollywood .   Grandparents were all smiles when the tiny tots shook a leg on the number ‘dadi amma dadi amma manjao’

The spirit of enthusiasm surrounded the campus when the nursery children recited the rhymes and filled the ambience with their sweet melodious voice. 

The elation of the grandparents increased in leaps and bounds when they participated in the games held for them.  The lemon and spoon, ball in the bucket and the Musical chairs was an unforgettable experience to one and all.  The show ended with a zumba performance by all the grandparents , still young at heart.

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Sandesh to Soldiers

DeeSians' Tribute to Daredevil Soldiers on Diwali. We Wish you and your families a very happy Diwali. We bow to your determination & dedication.

"We Love You!"

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Blue Colour Day

It was a fun-filled day for the Preprimary children of DSE  as they celebrated ‘Blue Day’ on Friday. Blue  is a cool and calming colour that shows creativity and intelligence To make the celebrations more inclusive,  children participated in games and other interesting theme-based activities and understood the significance of blue colour..

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Trip to Pune, Lavasa, Adlabs & Lonavala

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Blood Donation Camp

As a part of  the service programme, Delhi School of excellence , Banjara Hills has organised blood donation camp on the campus.

DSE thanks all the donors and student volunteers the team involved to make the program a grand success.
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Fun under the Sun

The preprimary wing of DSE Banjara Hills conducted the family bonanza day on 9th September 2016.  The programme started with a welcome address given by Ms. Parmeswari who enabled every parent to be proud of having such little angels along with them.

The chief guest of the show was Ms. Shilpa Ravi, the Vice Chairperson. The dignitaries who grace the show were Ms. Rama Devi, the Administrator, Ms. Jyothi Reddy, the Director, Ms. Veena Murthy, the principal and the Headmistress, Ms. Kalyani.  All the dignitaries were elated to see the enthusiasum of the tiny tots who filled the air with all the vibrations of happiness.

The show began with a prayer by the PPII students which took all the audience into the spiritual path.  It was followed by the nursery students reciting the rhymes which took everyone back to the memories of their childhood.  The biggest surprise unfolded when the PPI students made the audience swing with them on the melodious song Bham Bham Bhole from the movie Tare Zameen Par. 

Ms. Veena Murthy, Principal, in her address thanked the parents for their wonderful gift to DSE, their children.

Further, the programme took a lively turn with the games conducted for the parents which included the Brick game, Three Legged Race, Masterchef and Shoot it up.  The enthusiasum of the parents in participating  in the games conducted was really worth watching.  The winning team received the prizes respectively. 

The spectacular show came to an end with the grand finale in the form of Zumba where every parent had fun shaking a leg with Mr.Ganesh the dance Instructor and Ms. Nousheen proposing the vote of thanks.

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Forever Ours

The students of DSE Banjara Hills of grade IX and X have shown extreme love and affection to the teachers by putting up a splendid show.  The dedication and warmth they had towards each teacher was acknowledged by the teachers with ecstasy.  The student council started off the show with a dedication towards Dr.Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan and requested the Principal to do the honours  for such a great person who has been a guiding force to all the teachers across the nation.  The show moved ahead with the surprise package of games for the teachers which included treasure hunt and a CCE activity.  The students had a lot of pleasure in invigilating the teachers while they were solving the worksheet given to them.  It was really a spectacular vision for the rest of the school who witnessed the teachers of grade 8 to 10 dancing on the pep numbers and playing the game.  Lastly the show with came to an end on a happy note with a vote of thanks where each and every teacher was acknowledged for their efforts been put forth.

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Tiranga Yatra

The students of DSE Banjara Hills participated in the Tiranga Yatra, at KBR park near jubilee hills on 3rd of September conducted by the BJP party.  The studentsstarted their walk from Film Nagar Basavatarakam hospital and back to KBR park.  The total walk was of 5 kms and the children were actively involved in the initiative and enjoyed taking part in the same. Many school students and a few BJP leaders assembled for the same and took an oath of participating in such initiatives frequently in the future.  Few BJP leaders spoke about the current problematic issues and the measures to be taken for the same.  Our students spent a valuable time in the lap of nature and relished their morning walk.  They also had a good learning experience about the current issues.

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Dental Checkup

The students of 1 to 10 grades underwent a dental check up conducted in the school in association with the Dentys Banjara Hills.  Each class took turns and visited the panel of doctors who were incharge of the checkup.  The students were advised on healthy eating habits and any problem related to teeth was suggested by the doctors.  They further advised the students to go for treatment if any cavity was found.  The whole process was conducted smoothly and the students maintained discipline at all times.

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Wonderla @ Dse – Academic Fair

The students of grades 3 to 5 had a great pleasure by participating in the “Rain -o-thon” academic fair conducted at DSE Banjara Hills on 30th August 2016. The fair was inaugurated by the vice chairman Ms. Shilpa and the academic director Ms. Shashikala.  The  spectators were mesmerized by the awesome performance of the students who disguised themselves as rain encyclopedia by exhibiting the various concepts related to rain with utmost confidence and precision.

The parents were amazed watching their tiny tots explain the water cycle; rainbow colors as well as the float and sink property.  The innocence mixed with confidence in the performance of the grade III students left every one spell bound.  

Moving on to the grade IV students, they too gave their best by putting forward their concept of conservation and adaptation of rain.  They displayed appropriate models of various habitats by dressing themselves as tribal of different types of forests. 

Altogether the students of grade V concluded the show by integrating the formation of rain and impact of rain on environment around us. Lastly not to miss the highlight of the complete show, the Nukad Natak and the peacock dance created an awesome visual appeal.

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DeeSians at DESAFIO

Students of DSE Banjara Hills, participated in the Literary and Cultural competitions- DESAFIO

Organized by DSE, Manikonda, on 20th August, 2016.  Prizes were bagged in four categories by students.

Names of Students Grade Event Prize
Tameemuddin Ansari VI A Picturesque Pintura I
Vignesh Kumar, Aadi Chetan, Kannan Agarwal, Akshat Sarda, Omer Ahmed,Pranav Y, Aanchal Sarda, Fatima Mubeen VI A, VI A, VIA, VIB, VIIA, VIIA, VIIB, VIIB Amigo Radio II
Suha Hussain, Mrunmayee, Abheeshtha D, Deeksha Arigella , Mayukha, Sindoora Agarwal, Venkatesh, Manasvi Lingampally, Chetana C VB, VB, VA,VII A, VB,VIIB,VIIA,VIIIA,VIIIA High Powered Hoedown II
Mehuli Das, P Anvita Reddy, Rabeea Mirza, Syed Peeran Ali, Shubhang Agarwal, Lamya Mohammedi, Aaquib Aleemuddin Farooqui

Mariyam Shakeel Ali

IX, IX,IX,IX,IX,VIIIA, IX,VIIIB Shakespeare Retold II
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Basking in the Basket Glory

DSE Banjara Hills hosted the first Inter Branch Basket Ball Tournament ‘Shooting Hoops’ on 19th August,2016.  The basket ball teams of DSE Attapur, Manikonda  and Banjara Hills participated with great energy and excitement.  The chief guest for the event was Mr S. Nihal Yadav, an international basket ball player and coach who works  with South East Central Railways. Lighting of the lamp was done by the dignitaries present.  A sloka recitation invoking the blessings of the almighty started the day’s proceedings. Lezim dance by the junior and senior dancers electrified the atmosphere.  The newly painted basket ball court was inaugurated by the chief guest.  Amid cheer and applause the matches one after the other , kept the students charged.  The overall champions trophy was bagged by DSE, Banjara Hills. They bagged the winners place in the Senior Boys, Senior Girls and Junior Girls categories respectively.  DSE Manikonda won in the Junior Boys category.  P. Amulya of DSE, Banjara Hills, was declared Best Player of the tournament.  The unrelenting support of the two  referees and the Sports department created a magical afternoon on campus.  Shri P. Madhusudan Rao, Chairman, Ms Shilpa Ravi, Vice Chairperson, and Ms Rama Devi , Secretary and Administrator, gave away the medals and certificates amid thunderous applause.  All participants received participation certificates.  All students played in the true spirits of the game.

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70 and going strong

DeeSians celebrated the 70th year of Independence with fervor and patriotic spirits .  The tricolor was hoisted by Ms Shilpa Ravi, Vice Chairperson.  Also gracing the occasion were  Ms Rama Devi, Secretary and Administrator, Ms Jyothi Reddy  and the Principal Ms Veena Murthy.  A fiery speech by Shana Mary George, set the pace for the short and sweet celebration.  A vibrant dance was performed by the girls and boys showcasing the path that led to India’s indepence.  Sare Jahan se acha reverberated through the campus when the winners of the group song competition presented it to the entire school.  Ms Veena Murthy , in her address appealed to the student fraternity to work towards perfection and stay focused on the tasks which in turn will bring glory to the nation.

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DeeSians at HMUN : First steps towards Governance

Afra, Kulsum, Mehuli, Rabea and Peeran of Grade IX, the prospective leaders of the world, full of enthusiasm and great ideas, are attending the sixth Harvard Model United Nations Conference at HICC, NOVOTEL from 12th – 15th August, 2016.

Day one had all the students identifying their committee members and sharing their position papers . While some had been preparing for the past ten months, some only started ten days ago.

Two sessions were held for all students explaining the Rule of Procedure and the Skill Task covering the basics of public speaking. Rule of Procedure was conducted by seniors at Harvard University who are Directors of the Committees at HMUN.

The debate and rebuttal sessions were very well explained by professors of FLAME UNIVERSITY.
This was followed by the opening ceremony which had a beautiful Odissi dance performance, and introduction of all the directors.

Mr. Vikas Swaroop,Official Spokesperson and Joint Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs of India, shared his experiences of witnessing merging of cultures. He is a role model for today's global citizens and he encouraged the upcoming writers to go for it.

With all the freshly gained experience, students were surrounded by an air of confidence, when they entered their respective committees.

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Unity through Diversity

Secularism week was observed in our school from 6th to 11th August. The Social Science Department designed easel boards on the theme of secularism. The same week had Quit India Movement Day and Hiroshima and Nagasaki Day.  The electronic board at the school entrance displayed little known facts about the nuclear attack on Japan. Teacher Umera spoke about the implications and consequences of the nuclear bombing, on 9th August in the school assembly.

A special assembly was presented by students of grade 5A on the theme of Secularism on 11th August. The inspiring mime act will have a lasting impression on our minds. This was followed by a group song competition on patriotism for Grades 3 & 4 .

Teacher Sireesha shared her thoughts with students in the  assembly on unity in diversity.

She interacted with the students urging them to realise the importance of every religion and its practices.

Children as future citizens understood the  need of the hour and we hope to have a generation of sensitive adults in the years to come.

With this we have set the pace for the upcoming Independence Day celebrations.    

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Crusaders for a Cause

The Annual Grants and Awards function of IDF was held on 30th July, 2016. The Chief Guest was eminent Social activist, scientist and actor Ms. Chandana Chakrabarti. The guests of honour were Founder Dr. A.R.K. Pillai , patrons Shri P. Madhusudhan Rao, Chairman, DSE Group and  Mr. T. Vikranth, Director, Sanskriti School.

The atmosphere was sombre yet electrifying. The hall was filled with tiny contributors, the crusaders for a cause. The achievers were greeted with a thunderous applause when they received medals and certificates from the dignitaries.

30 students from DSE, Banjara Hills received the high contributor award.

S. Anish, Grade V – Top Contributor –( Award for Excellence to students in resource generation for leprosy/TB work during 2015 – 2016)

S.No Name of Student Grade
1 Reet Kaur PPI
2 Sreemayee P. I
3 Neeraj Vignesh K. I
4 Nikunj Jayesh I
5 Atul Bharadwaj M. II
6 Rishitha Tanvi N. II
7 Vansh Rungta II
8 Eshita Vasuki P. III
9 Manal Hussain III
10 Yalamanchili Satya Manideep III
11 Mirla Mohammad Ali Baig Iv
12 Mohd. Affan Hussain Khan IV
13 Amal Hussain IV
14 Arhant C L IV
15 Janani IV
16 Sanskriti IV
17 Surya Sanjana Devi T. G IV
18 Sharanya Reddy J IV
19 Neharika V
20 Ayaan Ali Khan V
21 Meet Pandey V
22 Sanjay Krishna S. V
23 Karthikeya M. VI
24 Rishitha Naidu N. VII
25 Abhishek VIII
26 Kashish Khatter VIII
27 Shubhang Agarwal IX
28 Mahita S. Vuppala X
29 Megha K. Vuppala X
30 Srishti Dronamraju X

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A Clean Sweep to Success

Flambe - Inter School Competition

DeeSians were proud winners at the Epistemo Global interschool competitions on 30th July,16.  The overall championship trophy was lifted by  the energetic and enthusiastic team who were pitted against fifteen schools.  DeeSians participated in all the categories and bagged prizes in most of the events.

Event Position Winners
Movie Making First Osamah Sheikh & Bilal Karim – Grade X
Debate Best Team – First, Second and Third Anushka Jain 1st (X), Mehuli Das 2nd (IX), Srishti Dronamraju 3rd (X)
Mask Making First & Second Neharika P(VA), Kannan Agarwal(VI A)
Clay Modelling First Mustafa Khan (VIII B)
Just a Minute Second Lamya Mohammedi (VIIIA)

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Green Green All Around

Overcast sky and pouring rains! Dazzling greenery around. What better way to celebrate GREEN, The colour of productivity and prosperity.  Keeping in tune, the tiny brigade of pre primary celebrated Green Colour Day with much aplomb.  All students flaunted a green attire, spreading the message ‘Go Green’.  Cute greenies of Nursery and PPI revelled in leaf painting.  Veggie walk by PPII left  the audience spellbound.  They spoke as the nourishing veggies asking the audience to consume them in plenty. 

A cool sip of khus sharbat energized the tiny tots.  They also learnt how to prepare the sharbat. The slogan of the day was ‘Let’s Go Green’!

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DREAMPLAY
A Showcase by Grades I and II

Little DeeSians of grade I & II showcased their dreams through ‘Dream Play’ on 23rd July, 2016. The dignitaries and guests were welcomed with the poem ‘Chal meri Dholki’. The poem ‘How did it happen’ mesmerised the guests. A Happy Child, The Story of the Little Plant, The Golden Swan, The Magic Pot, Aladdin and the Magic Lamp brought out the kids’ dramatic skills. The melodious Berry song and the graceful Arabian dance stole the show.

‘The Sparrow and the Elephant’ mime left the audience spell bound. Reading aloud with expressions by the tiny tots brought smiles on the faces of parents. The Hindi skit ‘Badshah ki Razai’ was humorously presented by the students. To inculcate moral values in our children, a short skit and poem was recited in Telugu.The creative bees showed their Origami art through paper folding .

The spirit of joy and excitement prevailed everywhere. Students cast a magic spell and created a wonderful experience for all visitors on campus.

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Teach India: DeeSians Venture Beyond School Walls

Young DeeSians of Grade IX and X, members of the work education activity ‘Teach For India’ visited a Bal Gurukul managed by the Indian Development Foundation on Saturday, 16 th July. The topics given to them were Road Safety, Pollution and Conservation of energy and water. The students were allotted an hour with the students of Grades 8, 9 & 10. DeeSians prepared well for their class. They supplemented their teaching with charts and follow up worksheets. After 40 minutes of teaching, students of Bal Gurukul shot questions at DeeSians which were answered well. DeeSians had a highly motivating interaction and realized that they were on a level playing field . Students of Bal Gurukul displayed both knowledge and wisdom during the interaction. They enjoyed some lighter moments together. DeeSians returned with a bagful of experiences to share and are looking forward to the next session.

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Bastille Day Celebrations at Delhi School of Excellence, Banjara Hills

DeeSians celebrated Bastille Day on 14th July on campus with great enthusiasm and fervor. The school campus was embellished with bleu, blanc et rouge, the colours of the French flag.  the The students and teachers were attired in the same colours . The morning assembly was presented by the students learning French as their third language. The students of grade VII spoke about the importance of the Bastille Day in the history of France. The students of grade V welcomed all the DeeSianns with a beautiful rendition of the song “Bon jour, Bonjour, comment ça va”.   Grade VI presented a French class room and depicted how parts of the body is taught in French through their hilarious song and expressions. “Jean Petit Qui Danse”. There was a rocking dance performance by the students of grade VIII on the French song “Aux Champs-Elysees”. The programme ended with our Principal, Ms. Veena Murthy apprising the students of the onset of democracy in France and how the law of human rights was incorporated by the constitutions of other countries.

DSE instills in students respect for other countries and cultures and DeeSians are thus being groomed into sensitive global citizens.

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Angels of Peace Celebrate Eid

 Little DeeSians from the toddler zone celebrated Eid Milap on Monday, 11th July 2016.  The Pre Primary wing was decorated with streamers, baithak and dastarkhan. The children were all in a festive mood looking at each other’s gleeful faces and glamorous attires.

These tiny tots dressed for the occasion , welcomed  everyone with ‘Salaam’ and  ’Ittar’.  Fashion show by  PP II children left all awestruck.

A sumptuous spread was prepared by the teachers.  Lip smacking delicacies were served to all students and they polished it off in no time.

The celebration culminated with the message that  love , caring and sharing  make us better human beings.

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National Doctors Day: A Tribute to the Selfless Saints

National Doctor’s Day was celebrated at DSE, Banjara Hills on 1st July in a unique way under the guidance of Ms. Veena Murthy, The Principal.  

Dr. Fazal Rehman, Physician was invited to give a guest lecture to the students.  He studied MBBS at Gandhi Hospital and later worked as a CMO in Osmania  General Hospital.  Apart from this, he has been to Australia for further exposure and been in the service of the royals as a general practitioner.  After his inspirational talk about his journey and the important things a student should follow in his daily life, the students leaped into an interactive session with the doctor.  They had many queries which they clarified with the doctor .  Some of the queries included:

Q: Is there any incident which moved you?

 A: There were many incidents that have moved me.  Doctors witness different scenarios each and every day. I feel sad when I am unable to save a life.

Q: Why do you think the young generation is getting exposed to bad habits like drugs and smoking?

A: Not only the younger generation but  many people are getting influenced by  peer pressure and it is up to the discretion of the individual to choose the right path. 

Q: What is the area that you specialize in?

A: General emergencies and during my stint in Australia with the Royal Services I had to fly over 700km to serve a patient.

Q: What first aid do you think is a must for us as children to learn?

A: All children should know basic first aid and CPR.

There were many other queries and the best one asked by a 7th grader was, how as being a child they can help the doctors.  Dr. Fezal Rehman was extremely happy to witness the attitude of social service in the children and appreciated all of them and advised them to conduct small camps as a part of their study and visit the doctors to gain more exposure.

Later, the session sped ahead with a motivational video on the doctors’ routine and the sacrifices they make.  Ms. Jyothi Reddy, Director, DSE Group who addressed the children and further inspired them about the importance of a doctor in one’s life and laid emphasis on the queries clarified by Dr. Fezal and further inspiration was inculcated in every child to follow a healthy diet and lead a healthy life with awesome aspirations.

The session ended with a Vote of thanks proposed by Mehuli, the Deputy Cultural Secretary, with a thank you card from all the students of Delhi School of Excellence, Banjara Hills.

Rabia Mirza & Chetna .C

Student Reporters

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RED RED RED , WE ALL LOVE RED

Red is the first color of spring.  It’s the real color of rebirth, of beginning

Andie Condie

To mark the beginning of the academic session the tiny tots of DSE, Banjara Hills campus celebrated the red day which resembles the first color of spring, on 28th June 2016.

The tiny DeeSian’s were dressed in red celebrating the “Red Colour day” all excited about their new dresses, showing each other the objects, their dresses, shoes, sandals and so on.

To add to the excitement the youngest DeeSians of nursery made strawberries by sticking leaves and finger printing on the strawberry.

PP1 had a tearing and sticking activity, kids were excited to tear the red paper and stick on the apple cut out.

Our little chef’s of PPII made a bread cookie with biscuit and Jam.

The excitement was not restricted to children alone but also coloured the staff in red for the celebrations.

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Leaders of Tomorrow : Investiture Ceremony 2016-17

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then you are a leader.” – John Quincy Adams.

On the fine morning of 24th June, 2016, deserving young talents of Delhi School of Excellence Banjara Hills Campus were bestowed with the responsibility of leading their School from the front with their commitment, confidence and competence.

Investiture Ceremony is that occasion where we as a school respect and acknowledge the upcoming leaders and repose trust in them. It is a defining moment for the newly elected where the school entrusts responsibilities on the ‘young leaders’ to uphold the values of the school and to keep ‘the School’ flag flying high while discharging their duties honestly and impartially. The Investiture Ceremony thus marked the inaugural of the senior student council for the academic session 2016-17.

With the vigorous beats of the drums and a march playing, the new council marched in procession up the aisle and on to the stage to be bestowed by the chief guest Ms. Vijayalakshmi Gadwal, the Corporator Banajara Hills, division No.93, the badges and flags.  They stood upright with their heads held high and their hearts in humility as each picked up their precious flag.

The event was  graced by the Chairman, Shri P. Madhusudan Rao, Vice Chairperson, Ms Shilpa Ravi, Secretary and Administrator Ms Ramadevi, Director, DSE group, Ms Jyothi Reddy,   Academic Director, Ms Shashi Kala, Principals, Vice Principal and Headmistress of DSE Attapur and Manikonda. Proud parents of the office bearers were the special invitees on this occasion.  Later, Principal,  Ms. Veena Murthy  administered the oath of office and the members of the council pledged to adhere to the values and principles upheld by  the school.

The ceremony proceeded  with an energetic and inspiring song ‘The Hall of Fame’ by the school choir which filled the ambience with the sense of purity and boosted the morale of each and everyone for a great start.

Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Guest Ms. Vijayalakshmi, the Corporator Banajara Hills division No.93, complemented and congratulated the members of the council who were the bright future of our country and she was very glad and motivated to attend such a ceremony.  She inculcated the spirit of leadership into the minds of the students by educating them with the importance of holding a badge and wearing a sash, which was not to be considered as a fancy thing but taken  as a responsibility to adhere  to their duties with ethical and emotional responsibility. Along with this, the members were asked to be role models and lead their team mates and know their strengths with delegation which plays a very important role in leadership. She wanted all the members to develop patience and reach greater heights.

Further, Ms. Veena Murthy, the principal congratulated the new members of the council and inculcated the spirit of oneness among them.  She also stated that the recent trend is filled with the idea of me, me and me for which she ensured that the new council put an end to the word with the opportunities given to them and avail of this opportunity to grow up by themselves and even help others grow to not only achieve their own private victory but also a public victory.  Adding on to this she encouraged the members to build strong capacity among their team and represent the fellow students and bring out an excellent institution.

Moving ahead, the head boy and the head girl, Master Osama Sheik & Kumari Anushka Jain of grade 10 shared their feelings of being privileged on their selection for the post and also being entrusted with  faith and hope by all. They promised everyone that they would do their best to take the school forward, achieve greater laurels and uphold the high standards of the school in respect to the discipline, conduct and character.  They believe that a leader is someone who can reach out to every person and interact with them by being a guide, a teacher and a friend.  They also believe that leaders aren’t born but made and make others realize their talents and showcase their true potential.  Showing confidence as true leaders, they promised to bring about certain changes as every change starts with an idea and they felt privileged to be the one who started the change.

The entire event concluded with a vote of thanks from Mehuli and Sakshi the Cultural and Deputy Cultural Prefects, who thanked everyone for their utmost efforts in making this event a successful one and the ceremony closed with the national anthem.

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YOGA… FOR THE MIND AND BODY

Yoga is an invaluable gift of India's ancient tradition. This tradition is 5000 years old. It embodies unity of mind and body; thought and action; restraint and fulfillment; harmony between man and nature; a holistic approach to health and well-being. It is not about exercise but to discover the sense of oneness with yourself, the world and the nature. By changing our lifestyle and creating consciousness, it can help in well being. Let us work towards adopting an International Yoga Day."

— Narendra Modi, UN General Assembly

International yoga day is celebrated annually on June 21 since its inception. Yoga is a physical, mental or a spiritual practice. DSE, Banjara Hills celebrated the International Day of Yoga during the assembly time where the students demonstrated different postures starting with the Surya Namaskara, performing the complete cycle. Later, they displayed various asanas and the benefits of doing the same was relayed to the student community. All students meditated for a while.
On the whole, it was a spectacular show put up by the yoga students who motivated the entire school right from the tiny tots to the elders. Yoga not only helps in enhancing concentration towards studies but also keeps every individual active and agile throughout the day. The message was absolutely clear that practicing yoga every day keeps doctors at bay.

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The new academic session 2016-17 has been ushered in with many new initiatives and modifications. To intimate parents and make them an integral part of the school’s functioning, orientation programmes were organized on 11th June for Grade VI- X and on 18th June for Nursery – Grade 5.
The Principal, Ms T. Veena Murthy , apprised the parents of the school’s management, policies, infrastructure and academic goals. A detailed overview of the CCE pattern of evaluation was discussed. DSE’s objective is to nurture global citizens and this is achieved by imparting equal value to scholastic and co scholastic areas. Clubs, Work Education, Visual and Performing Arts, Health & Physical Education, Inter house and Inter School Competitions are some ways to hone and showcase the latent talent of the students. The achievements of students in the academic session 2015-16 was also highlighted. Ms Jyothi Reddy, Director, also spoke with the parents and assured them of achieving the high standards that DSE has set for its growth and brand image.
Ms T. Anasuya, Coordinator, Grade III-V informed parents about the various innovative teaching methodologies that are used by teachers at primary level for creating interest and simplifying all subjects. A student friendly atmosphere in the classroom helps in the daily transactions. PTMs every month help in better communication and bonding between school and home. Regular monitoring at home to understand the kind of work done in school was also emphasized. Focus on developing multi skills among students of this age group can pave way for a smooth transition into the secondary level.
Ms. D. Shailaja, Coordinator, Pre Primary- Grade 2, in her presentation to parents discussed how a tiny DeeSian spends his/her day at school. The importance of learning soft skills, dining etiquettes, reading and expressing oneself clearly is part of early childhood. Training in fine & performing arts can begin at this stage. The different kinds of learners and their needs were also dealt with.
The Director and Principal also addressed the esteemed parents on this occasion and reiterated that DSE is the best almater they have chosen for their ward. DSE has faith in every student and believes in their uniqueness. Year 2016-17 will surely be another feather in the cap.

School elections are an opportunity for learning through practice.  Learning that is central to citizenship education, for leadership and life skills, is also challenging and fun to be a part of.

Prefects are referred to as student government who help the administration maintain a friendly and orderly atmosphere amongst the students and in the school in general.  They assist in maintaining discipline, by guiding and supervising other students, they therefore are helping to manage, guide and lead for the smooth running of the school communities.

The election for the new Prefectorial Body 2016-17 was held on 17th June, 2016 in the DSE Banjara Hills campus.  As a part of the election process, students nominated for the specific posts spoke about themselves in their campaign that started on 13th June.  They reasoned and justified as to why they are best-suited for the position.  The highlight this year is a paperless and noiseless campaign.

All the pupils in the school, who constitute the electorate, took part in the democratic way of electing the student council and freely voted for their choice of candidates.

The voting booth was set up in the computer lab and voters were given their login credentials to enable follow the electronic voting system. The students of grade 5 to 10 cast their vote along with the teachers. The whole process was monitored by the Director of  Education Ms. Jyothi Reddy, the Principal Ms.Veena Murthy, the Headmistress Ms. Kalyani, Ms Padmavathi, IT Head and the Computer and PE departments  enabled the smooth conduct of the elections. The results of the same has been declared and the student leaders are gearing up for the Investiture Ceremony.

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A CCE (Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation) workshop was organized at DSE, Banjara Hills on 10th June, 2016. The facilitator was Ms. Jyothi Reddy, Director, DSE Group of Institutions. 35 Teachers from all three branches of DSE Group participated in the workshop.

Teachers were divided into 5 groups to facilitate absorption of the proceedings for the day. Key terms bringing out the nuances of CCE were discussed in detail through an activity in the first hour.

Assessment areas and patterns were explained in detail. The CCE manual was taken up in parts and discussed by the participants as a group activity.

Ice breaker activities broke the monotony from time to time.

Participants designed a formative assessment task identifying the skills ,techniques and tools for the same and presented it.

The workshop aimed at simplifying the understanding of the process and the objective was attained by the culmination of the programme. Equipped with complete information on CCE, the enthusiastic and dedicated teachers of DSE are charged to meet the challenges of the current session head on.

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DSE, Banjara Hills, welcomed parents on the First PTM, on 9th April, 2016. A slight deviation in the schedule received a positive response from the esteemed parents. They were invited to attend in slots in the roll number order of their wards. This ensured quality interaction between parents and teachers.
Introductory letters were issued to parents with welcome note, Essential Agreements and home work schedule.
DSE’s new initiative ‘Campaign for a Cause’ kickstarted today. The theme for April is ‘Save – A – Drop’. Students across classes will be engaged in various activities like conducting a survey in the neighbourhood, presentation of Nukkad Natak @GVK and the neighbourhood, water march, poster making and slogan writing, pamphlet distribution and water song by the tiny tots. DSE is proud to shoulder social responsibilities and in the coming months more matters of concern will be addressed by our students.
DSE believes in a two dimensional approach and so the P3- Parent Partnership Programme has been rolled out. DSE urges parents to come forth and contribute to the development of DeeSians in their area of interest and expertise.
The forth coming year promises great learning opportunities for DeeSians. The management and staff thank each and every parent for having laid their trust in us in shaping their wards future.
Let us walk together and make a big difference in every DeeSians life.

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