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DELHI PUBLIC SCHOOL SRINAGAR --------------- EDITORIAL BOARD --------------TEACHERS Ms. Farida John Mr. Iftikhar Hussain Zaniab IX-C

STUDENTS Adeena IX-A

Mariah Ibrahim IX-E

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DELHI PUBLIC SCHOOL, SRINAGAR While the valley witnesses the onset of spring, our school witnesses children blossoming into chefs, artists, musicians, debaters and whatever one could think of. They excelled in all the areas and brought laurels to the school which leaves no stone unturned in nurturing their fertile minds. D.P.S, Srinagar believes in walking that extra mile for the holistic development of each child. The month gone by has yielded wonderful results and we hope to continue in the same spirits.

Science exhibition 31-03-18

Students of the school from class LKG to 10th put up a science exhibition under the supervision of the science faculty of the school on Friday, March 30th 2018. The exhibition allowed students to portray their creativity as they constructed accurate and effective models almost entirely of refused material. Different venues had been allotted to different classes. On entering every assigned venue, one could feel the pulse and magnitude of the event. The entire campus was abuzz with energy and admiration. Besides the working models, the power point presentations prepared by students of class 9th demonstrated a good degree of innovation and research. To encourage the students, the Principal made it a point to visit and appreciate each and every exhibit. The team of Academic Incharges and the student’s council accompanied him. The principal and visitors were quite impressed with the dedication and hard work of students, and appreciated their endeavours in cultivating a scientific temper.

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1. Life On the day when I was born, I was a bit crazy, cool and stubborn. Then I started to grow and kept on growing, Until the day came of my first school morning. I enjoyed my school and I’m still enjoying, Although, sometimes it is a bit boring. I had many friends, some left, some are there, And I wish them to be with me everywhere. Many people came to my life, Some like angels and some with a knife. Some helped me, some left me alone, Some were there for me and some were blown. Forgetting them isn’t easy, ‘cause they were such a big part of me, I fail to understand where they have gone…? Alas! Life is life and we have to move on. Destiny on its own does, Sometimes merrily, sometimes with a buzz. When will our beloveds leave, we don’t know, We just have to go with the flow. And this is actually what is life… It is a mystery in itself…!

2. Parents We have two angels in our life always, Who pray for us nights and days. First one is mother, who nurtures and cares, Second one is father who wipes our tears. They bus us whatever we like, A car, a laptop or even a bike. We forget our worries with our mother, We get relieved from stresses with our father. Father, Mother, Mother, Father They are our world. ‘cause they have sacrificed their life time For our one silly smile. Love them from your heart, Love them from your soul,

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‘cause they have forgot to live their life And also to see dreams at night. Don’t hurt them, for Lord’s sake, They ,make us forget our pains and an ache. They have made our world magical, By being so wonderful. By Adeena Jaweed Mir - IX A Indeed; Parents are the best gift from the Creator… And keeping them Happy is the Best Deed ever…!

Book time activity conducted in school 25-04-18

The Dear – Drop Everything and Read (Book Time) activity was successfully done in the entire school on 25th April 2018 from 12 to 12:40 pm. During these magical 40 minutes, the teachers and students were absorbed in their favorite books. There was complete silence all around, all other activities were put to a halt and only reading was going on in and outside the class rooms. The aim of this activity was to instill love of books and inculcate the habit of reading in children as well as in teachers. The response was delightful as all the children and the teachers were carrying their favorite books and everybody started to read as soon as the clock struck 12. The activity was completed successfully within the prescribed time. Both the children as well as the staff members stayed totallyengrossed into reading for 40 minutes.

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Kashmir IT IS KNOWN AS THE HEAVEN ON EARTH, BUT NOW IS A BATTLE FIELD IN WORLD. IT'S PEOPLE USED TO CARRY PHONES IN THEIR HANDS, BUT NOW ARE CARRYING STONES IN THEIR HANDS. IT'S PEOPLE WERE FAMOUS FOR THEIR TALENT , BUT NOW ARE FAMOUS FOR THEIR MARTYRDOM. ON EVERY STREETS THERE WERE CROWDS OF PEOPLE ON MARKETS, BUT NOW ON EVERY STREETS THERE ARE CROWDS OF PEOPLE ON FUNERALS. IT IS KNOWN AS THE HEAVEN ON EARTH, BUT NOW IS A BATTLEFIELD IN WORLD, IT'S NAME IS KASHMIR. By Tabin Kawoosa - IX A

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DPS Srinagar hosts culmination ceremony of the historic walk. 30-04-18

DPS Srinagar hosted a ceremony to mark the completion of a 3800 km journey by foot undertaken by Hong Kong based activist – Ms. Srishti Bakshi. Ms Bakshi had embarked on her journey from Kanyakumari to Kashmir to mobilize communities to make the country safer for girls and women. Aided by her team, the project ‘Crossbow Miles’ involved conducting workshops for girls, women, police, Zilla Parishads and more- on digital and financial literacy, health, hygiene and sanitation, leadership, knowing one’s rights and gender sensitization. A group of 50 girl students from our school contributed their steps to the cause and accompanied Ms. Bakshi for walking a distance of 2.5 km. A workshop was also held with students of class XII as part of the endeavor. At the school, she was accorded a warm welcome by Pro Vice Chairman of the school Mr. Vijay Dhar, Ms. Kiran Dhar, the Principal Alistair R.A Freese and students. A felicitation ceremony was held in the school, which was graced by Ms Nayeema Mehjoor – Chairperson of the State Commission for Women. She concluded by praising the school’s endeavours to create awareness about female emancipation: “I congratulate the school for its commitment towards creating an equitable society.” The Principal expressed his delight at the opportunity to contribute to the cause, and congratulated her for her timely endeavour. In his congratulatory message, Mr. Vijay Dhar reiterated that “women need to be at the forefront of change.”

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Spring Spring is here, spring is here, winter is gone and sun has appeared. The flowers are blooming And the whole world is renewing. Everybody is happy, because they were all waiting. The flowers are smiling ,and the grass is dancing. The children are playing, the sun is shining. Spring is here, spring is here, winter is gone and sun has appeared. Mariah Ibrahim

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Rangoli activity 04-05-18

DPS Srinagar organized a Rangoli event for classes III to XII. The event was held in the second half of the day when students started decorating their classes with beautiful and vibrant colors. Children were free to choose any kind of design for their Rangoli. The Rangoli was preserved for the whole day to enjoy the real flavor of the activity. The material for the event was provided by the school. The whole event carried out the supervision of the class teachers, incharges and art faculty. Later, the art faculty graded the performance of the students.

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DPS Srinagar students win Big Chef, Kashmir Usman declared winner of Cooking Competition

Srinagar, Apr 28: Two students of the school–Usman Javid of Class IX and Hansika Kaur Kohli of Class XI were adjudged the winners of a cooking competition, and awarded the title of Big Chef, Kashmir. The event witnessed participation of more than 200 people of all ages across three rounds. Nineteen students of the school participated in the first round, out of which 17 were selected for the second round. The students pitched in their best and six students made it to the third and final round. In the finals, Usman was declared the winner of the Cooking Competition, while Hansika was adjudged winner of Baking Competition. Both were feted with mementos and a cash prize of Rs 10,000/- for Usman and Rs 5000/ for Hansika. The Principal Alistair R.A Freese has congratulated the students, and expressed his great delight at their feat. The Pro Vice Chairman DPS Srinagar, Vijay Dhar also extended his heartiest congratulations to the students, and expressed great pride in students continuing to excel not only in academic endeavours but also other fields of life.

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DPS Srinagar wins three medals at Thang Ta Martial Nationals Mar 30, 2018

The students of Delhi Public School (DPS) have bagged three medals in the Thang-Ta Martial Art National event that was held at Haryana Rohtak from March 28 to 30. The event was organized by Thang Ta Federation of Haryana under the aegis of Thang Ta Federation of India. DPS Srinagar students who trained under Unjuman Farooq secured three medals in the event. Sairah Zahoor won gold medal while as Shariba won silver medal. Bariq won bronze medal. Speaking on the occasion Unjuman Farooq said “The wins again highlight the quality of our training program. At DPS, we ensure that the students are identified for potential, and groomed to shine in the field�. Chairman of the DPS Vijay Dhar expressed his delight at the rich haul, and noted it as a vindication of the attempts of the school to establish a sporting culture to offset the gloom of circumstances.

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DPS Srinagar felicitates Srishti Bakshi

DPS Srinagar held a special felicitation ceremony for Srishti Bakshi for completing her 3800 km journey towards woman empowerment. Srishti was felicitated by chief guest GOC Lt. Gen A.K Bhat who complimented her for her endeavor. “The event was enlivened by performances of DPS Srinagar students and a troupe of singers from cultural academy who presented two songs highlighting the need for equal treatment to both boys and girls,” the school said in a statement. In her address to the students, Srishti said she had toiled hard to reach here and shared her experiences of how people on the way supported her in various ways. The other dignitaries too addressed the audience and complimented the school for lending support to such a timely endeavor. The pro-vice chairman Vijay Dhar congratulated Srishti on her feat, and expressed heartfelt gratitude to the dignitaries and audience for encouraging the school’s effort. He said “the school stands committed to promote values of tolerance, equity and inclusivity. Therefore, the school shall make every effort to support every step taken to promote a society that shuns gender violence.” The ceremony was attended by various dignitaries including guest of honour Waheed ur Rahman Parra besides G N Itoo, director Education Kashmir, DrBedi, secretary National Commission for Women, Nayeema Mahjoor chairperson Women’s Commission J & K, Syed Gulzara Masoodi, member Women’s Commission Srinagar, Retd. Justice Jan. Besides these fifteen principals of various schools in the valley, Principal DPS Srinagar Alistiar R A Freese, family members of Srishti Bakshi, and team members of Crossbow Miles were also present.

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Srishti Bakshi walks a billion steps to spread word for ‘women safety’ Date: Apr 30, 2018

Face of Kashmir’s pellet horror Insha Mushtaq admitted to DPS Srinagar Date: Mar 21, 2018

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DPS Srinagar celebrates World Heritage Day Date: Apr 25, 2018

Two DPS students win debate contest Apr 17, 2018 Two students from Delhi Public School (DPS), Srinagar, won a debate competition held at Burn Hall School here, officials said in a statement on Monday. Abdul Bari, Judicial Magistrate, Srinagar, was the chief guest on the occasion. The officials said Mehak Nisar and Babar Bilal Malik made the school proud by winning the ‘Boerkamp Annual Inter-School Debate Competition-2018’. The topic of the debate was “Democracy: The best form of government”. Mehak spoke in favour of the motion while Babar spoke against the current democratic setup. “Both spoke eloquently and raised poignant points in their arguments impressing the audience by their acumen and thoughtfulness. The students were supported well by the interjectors Sussanne Aftab and Noreen Iqbal with precise questions and rebuttals,” they added.

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Phulai / Class Magazine / Secondary Wing / April 2018  

Class magazine of Secondary Wing of Delhi Public School Srinagar for the month of April 2018.

Phulai / Class Magazine / Secondary Wing / April 2018  

Class magazine of Secondary Wing of Delhi Public School Srinagar for the month of April 2018.

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