Computer Workshop On MSWord -Grades III-X – 2018-19 –

In continuation of Delhi School of Excellence’s initiative of conducting in-house training by the IT department for all teachers to upgrade their skills in MS Word, DSE, Banjara Hills, conducted a Computer workshop for teachers of Grades III to X on 17th April, 2019. The primary focus was to make the teachers aware of the various features of MS Word applications to write the worksheets. Post lunch, the teachers were given small tasks for practice. On 20th April, 2019, the teachers were administered an online quiz on MS Word and certificates of participation were given to all. As a means of encouragement, the first and second top scorers of the quiz were awarded gadgets that would help them in their day-to-day work. The management also gave token of appreciation to IT head, Ms. Padmavathi and all the members of Computer department.

The extended assembly in Delhi School of Excellence, Banjara Hills, on 8th April, 2019 witnessed the presentation of Appreciation Certificates of students for the academic year 2018-2019. There was much excitement and cheer from all the students. The awards were given to students of each section from Nursery to Grade X in the categories: General Proficiency, Avid Reader, Best Sportsperson, Full Attendance, Subject Topper, and Maintaining Good Handwriting. The awards from Nursery to Grade 8 were presented by the previous HRTs of the students . The students who passed the exam about Urdu literature, conducted by Rojnama Siyasat, were also presented with the certificates of excelling in the language.

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.The election for the new Prefectorial Body 2019 - 20 was held on 3rd April, 2019 in the DSE Banjara Hills campus. The practice of a paperless and noiseless campaign was followed judiciously by the Deesians.All those who constituted 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 them follow the electronic voting system. The students of grade 5 to 10 voted along with the teachers. The whole process was monitored by the Principal Ms.Veena Murthy, the Headmistress Ms. AnasuyaMs. Padmavathi, IT Head along with the Computer and PE departments which inturn enabled the smooth conduct of the elections. The results of the same would be declared at the earliest and the student leaders would be gearing up for the Investiture Ceremony.

Delhi School of Excellence, Banjara Hills organized Orientation programme for the students and parents of grade IX and X on 2nd April 2109. It was conducted to notify the latest changes implemented by CBSE in the current curriculum.

Ms. Veena Murthy, Principal and subject heads furnished the parents as well as the students about the latest updation and development in the curriculum as well as the tools used for assessment and its evaluation. The primary focus was on Periodic test, Subject Enrichment Assessment, Half-Yearly and Annual Examination.

The entire session was quite informative and valuable. The parents were overwhelmed after the session and offered their sincere thanks to the Principal.

The vibrant morning assembly at DSE Banjara Hills continued with the spree of campaigning by the Vice Captains and the Junior Captains who filled their speeches with confidence and gusto. They did not leave a stone unturned to prove that they were better than others. The students and the staff encouraged these nominees.

The Deesians of pre primary segment and grade 1 explored the learning hub to gain knowledge about the different places.
They had a chit chat with the principal in her cabin and later moved to headmistress room. Later on they explored the play area and the library. In between they interacted with the teachers at their work stations and also with the elder students. Ultimately they enjoyed exploring the learning hub and engaging themselves by quenching their inquisitive skills.

Election season is heating up not just for the politicians but also for the bright and enthusiastic Deesians of Delhi School of Excellence, Banjara Hills.On 27th March, 2019, a panel of judges comprising the Principal Ms.Veena Murthy and the Head Mistress Ms. Anasuya selected the nominees for the Student Council Board.On 28th March, in the morning assembly, the nominees campaigned for the respective positions they were contesting with exuberance. They exhibited amazing language skills, poise and confidence through their speeches. It was a beautiful art work too that showcased their election symbols and the ideas they wanted to implement if selected.

On the occasion of World TB day, which falls on March 24th, the students of Grade 7 & 8 of Delhi School of Excellence, Banjara Hills, had an opportunity to take part in the road march organised by the Indian Development Foundation to create awareness about the global epidemic of tuberculosis. The one-kilometer road march by the students put forth the message to everyone about the elimination of the dreadful disease.

The secret of getting ahead is getting started. – Mark Twain

As the saying goes, DSE Banjara Hills had a great start for the academic year 2019-20. The new staff members were welcomed and a brief up about the school was given in the induction programme. To familiarise with each other, the staff had lighter moments by engaging themselves in Role Plays.

March 2nd 2019 was a remarkable day for kindergarten kids of DSE Banjara Hills. It was their Graduation Day. A day to celebrate their accomplishments achieved through the three precious years of learning.

It started with welcoming of the dignitaries and the parents. The programme presented by the tiny tots showcased the methodology followed at DSE in shaping them with the theme ‘A day at DSE’.

The kids left everybody spell bound with their mesmerizing dance performances on Yoga, Save Trees and Unity in Diversity concepts. They enthralled the audience with highly coordinated rhythmic movements. The fearless approach of the kids was exhibited in their speeches and dialogues through skit presentations.

In the end the PP II kids marched on the red carpet with their robes and caps on stage to receive their Graduation certificate which was awarded at a stage ceremony. It was a time to cherish the end of preprimary and also a new beginning towards embarking higher grades.

Sports build good habits, confidence, zeal and discipline

Verve III – A fun filled sports event a day filled with fervour and excitement experienced amidst thrills, shrills and cheers. The sports events started with a vibrant march past by the four teams.  This event saw the children of grade 1 and 2 enjoying different games where competitiveness among the students soared through the roof. This even taught them to be adaptable, process emotions, laugh and have fun together. The children were divided into four teams according to their houses. Exciting and energetic names were given to each team representing a colour.

Red Rangers

Yellow Warriors

Blue Battlers

Green Giants

The students entered into the spirit of the occasion in a grand way with the oath being administered by the coordinator along with the teams. After the exciting start the various events lined up for the day quickly progressed. The students were enchanted and enjoyed a colourful display of a series of games organized for them like Tunnel Ball Relay, Hoola Hoop, Hurdle Race. A Tug- of- War between the houses added to the enjoyment. They exhibited good team spirit and co–ordination while playing these games. Overall best performance in all the events was awarded and was completed with a photo session. It was a fun filled day.

Moments of yesterday last a lifetime as we bid adieu to grade X students to seek the glory of tomorrow making golden memories of time spent at Delhi School of Excellence Banjara Hills.

DSE Banjara Hills, conducted the CCA award ceremony to appreciate the winners and encourage others.An opportunity was given to all the students to develop particular skills and display their abilities by competing with each other in different areas. These opportunities which complemented both curricular and co-curricular activities helped the students in grooming the art of living and working together.The student council members were appreciated for their hard work and determination in executing their duties. The academic director Ms. Shashikala conferred them with leadership certificates.The House Mentors of the four houses were presented with a token of love by Ms. Anasuya, Headmistress for their constant support and guidance provided to the students of their house.

The award for the best neatness maintained was given to grade VII B.

Grade VIB was awarded for being selected as the best disciplined class.

Two best assemblies of second term were also given. Grade VC assembly was selected as the first best assembly and Grade XB as the second best.

The CCA trophy was given to SPARTANS House and the Sports trophy and the Overall Trophy was bagged by the SAMURAI House.

Ms. Shashikala, Academic Director and Ms. Veena Murthy, Principal addressed the gathering and congratulated the students for putting forth an excellent job.

National Science Day, EFFERVESCENCE–II 2019, was celebrated with great enthusiasm and zeal at Delhi School of Excellence, Banjara Hills on 8th February, 2019.Children from Grade V-VIII empowered the visitors highlighting the theme of “Sustainable Living” by showcasing their models, DIY games, Role Plays, Recycle Zone.They created a platform of awareness on sustainability. Events like Pre-cycling, Incentives for Eco friendliness, segregation methods of managing the discards, demonstration of working models have brought their scientific aptitude to the fore.

The most awaited day of the year was the school picnic to Dream Valley Resorts.
The school picnic was for the students of Preprimary to Grade 4. Dream Valley Resort gave an experience of being surrounded by greenery and the aquatic beauty of nature. The students were extremely excited and kept singing songs in the bus till they reached the venue. They were welcomed by the staff of the Resort and ushered to water games which they loved thoroughly. Every child was given an opportunity to participate and enjoy themselves with several water games. The most enjoyable time was in the play area with swings, slides, merry-go-round and see saw. After a tiring and fun packed morning we all headed for lunch where we all relished different items of food followed by an ice cream. The group photograph time motivated students to make funny faces for the click! All the students expressed a desire to revisit the place again. Indeed, it was a great day for all the students and teachers, as it strengthened the bond between the students and their teachers. It was a sound and safe return trip by 3.30 pm.

Martyrs' Day - January 30 is observed as Martyrs' Day or Sarvodaya Day in India. It is named in the honor of those who sacrificed their lives for the nation. The date also marks the death of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of The Nation. DSE dome was filled with patriotism zest as students performed heart rendering episodes of history, teaching values of unity and peace.

DSE Banjara Basket Ball players rightly proved the fact that "Sky is Not the Limit" by their winsome ability on lifting the Champions trophy. Congratulations to all the mighty players. Way to go!

Happenings 2018-19