AIF organised Financial Enterprise workshop on 23/02/2018 in the school premises. 70 students participated in setting up stalls which comprised educational, recreational and refreshment category. The students of the present world need to be financially savy in order to cope up with their environment.The teachers were issued 2 coupons of denominations 20 each and were asked to visit the stalls .The students had the opportunity to earn /lose virtual money during the transactions when they had visitors. Depending on their outcome,they realized their potential and were able to zero in on their mistakes.They learnt about budgeting, planning,researching about cost of resources, making informed financial choices, savings etc.Thus it was a great experience for the students to gain knowledge through practical application of financial skills that they have learnt in their financial literacy classes.
59 students of class 11 Humanities stream along with their History teacher
Mrs.Usha and Mrs.K.Uma went on an Educational Trip to Purana Quila to know about the way of life that existed from Mughal Era
to Mouryan Era
The guides explained about the archeological evidence and information on excavation. The students were pleasantly surprised to learn about the past , from the soil.They saw remnants of horse skull,other bones,pieces of pottery,jewellary and a dry well.It proved to be an educational and enjoyable trip .
The REC integrity club conducted a logo making competition.S.Anand of 8A, Ria Singh ,8B and Priyanshu Tamta,7A bagged the first,third and consolation prize respectively.The Integrity club has 3 teacher members,and 60 student members from classes VI to VIII.They were given a kit comprising at shirt ,bag and a cap.The purpose of the club is make the students aware of corruption and to rise against it and learn values such as honesty ,integrity patriotism, respect and nonviolence.It urges them to become a part of crusade against corruption through using awareness regarding existence, causes and threats posed by corruption .It also motivates them to collectively participate in prevention and fight against it and equip themselves with skill and knowledge needed to be able to monitor projects and services in their communities.
Christmas festival was celebrated in the school premises with gaiety. Primary children through their skit explained the importance of Christmas. Then the choir from middle department surprised everyone with a lilting and harmonious song conveying the entire message of Christmas. That was absolutely awesome.The programme concluded with a dance by the tiny tots bringing joy to our hearts.
Our model “Medicinal Plants and their significance “ was selected for the State Level Science Exhibition which was held on 11th, 12th and 13th of December 2017 at Science Branch – 2 Vasant Vihar.The model was so impressive that the recording of it was put on you tube for public viewing, by the photographer who was responsible for coverage. We are extremely proud of our students. These are small ways in which scientific temper and attitude can be developed in our young scientists. The Junior Scientists who went up to the State Level after crossing two hurdles in the form of Zonal and Centre Level Competitions are S.Surya and Kushal Kumar of class X.
The National Science Centre organized a Mobile Science Exhibition in our school on 7th, 8th and 9th December2017. It was a very good opportunity for the students to gain some basic scientific knowledge. Six students of XI B were trained to instruct and explain to classes 6,7 and 8 topics like Solar Energy, Wind Energy, Geothermal energy, Coal gasification, Nuclear fusion and fission, Extraction of fuel or coal, use of hydrogen gas in future as fuel, and future plans regarding energy independence in our country. Many concepts were new for the children and few were familiar. These models were based on basic concepts that were easy to understand and to explain as well. Mr. Pushpesh from National Science Centre conducted a magical scenario explaining various scientific concepts like atmospheric pressure, function of brain … the students and the teachers were enthralled by the scientific magical spell created by Mr. Pushpesh.
Karthik of VIII C, after listening to the "chemical effects of current"
made a model of DRLLING MACHINE, using waste materials like broken pen, rubber band, small motor, thin eraser and small metal string
and it works very well.
Everyone appreciated the technique he applied after having listened to the concepts and incorporated them in his model which he himself made.
A speech on GENDER SENSITIZATION was held on 18th November 2017 which was initiated by the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Special Police Unit for Women and Children, PTS Malviya Nagar, New Delhi. They had taken initiative to sensitize school children on GENDER ISSUES. In the present scenario the safety and security of women / girls in Delhi is of prime concern to Delhi Police Unit for women and children and is working towards this goal through various activities.They have enlightened the children about the gender issues and how to tackle it sensibly.
MEA – DTEA Alumini – Banyan Delhi and Human Vision Society (Regd)
jointly organize A Project with school Children,(Screening of Refraction of eyes on school Children of DTEA Schools in Delhi).
On 31st October they visited DTEA LBN, in collaboration with Dr. R.P. Centre for Ophthalmic Science (AIIMS) Delhi. With the consent of the parents they gave medicines/eye drops to students with poor eyesight. They did a great service to the student community and donated spectacles free of cost to the needy children .
Annual Day was celebrated at Delhi Tamil Sangam on 27.10.2017 with much
fanfare. Mr. AseervathamAchary, Member, Passenger Amenities Committee, Ministry of Railways, had kindly consented to be the Chief
Guest and give away the prizes & Mr. Ragavan Naidu, Managing Trustee, Sri Venkateswara Mission was Guest of Honour.
Good wishes were received from President DTEAMrSooriyanarayan,Treasurer DTEA Mr. K.Mani, Joint Secretary of DTEA Mr. Ravi Kumar Nayaker, Joint Secretary of DTEA LBN, Mr. A.RaviChandran,who could not attend the function personally.
The function was inaugurated by DTEA Secretary Shri. Raju, by lighting the lamp. Firstly, welcome address was delivered by Sophy Jacob. The Annual Report was presented by the HOS Mrs. Meena Sahni and the goals and achievements of the DTEA organization were presented by Mrs.SriKavitha. This was followed by prize distribution to the meritorious students for their excellence in academics.
Thereafter the most awaited cultural feast of Primary, Secondary and Senior Secondary students was laid out. They entertained the audience with their overwhelming performance in drama, dance forms of different states, yoga and music. The children were motivated by the presence of Secretary PTA LBN, Mr. Senthil Kumar, Joint Secretaries of other DTEA schools, GB Members and Principals of other DTEA Schools and other dignitaries.
The function was highly appreciated by one and all. The grand finale highlighted the theme” UNNATI”and culminated with vote of thanks by Mrs. AlkaMathur.
December month activity of our Primary Department
Food Festival was celebrated by 4th and 5th class children on 20th December 2017 in our Primary Department.
Every month we conduct an activity related to topics in the syllabus. This month we conducted this activity related to Eating Together – we divided the children into 2 groups. The topic for class 4 children was “food of various states of India” and for class 5 was “Healthy food and food based on different modes of cooking” like baking, roasting, steaming & boiling. All the participants brought variety of food which they presented & explained to the staff and to our Principal. Everyone appreciated the children’s efforts and interest.
The Zonal Science Exhibition was held in Government Sr. Sec. School Coed. Sector - 5, R.K.Puram, on 7th and 8th September 2017. DTEA Sr.Sec. School, LaxmiBai Nagar, bagged four prizes in science model display. In Primary science we bagged the III Prize. Anushka Nair & K. Sowmya of class 5-A were guided by Mrs. K. AnanthaBohmi. In senior category, C.Kavya&ShivamSaxena bagged the III Prize under the guidance of Mrs. K.Lalitha. S.Surya and Kushal Kumar bagged the I Prize and B.Sneha& Melvin Anthony Charles bagged the II Prize, all under the guidance of Mrs. Sophy Jacob.
The 52nd Youth Parliament of DTEA Sr Sec School,Laxmibai Nagar,
New Delhi was held on 16th August 2017at the school premises.58 students from classes 6 to 12 participated with full zeal and zest.
Under the guidance of Mrs.Rama,Pol.Sc teacher and Mr.Rahul,the coordinator and IT teacher,the preparations got underway.
Principal Ms.Meena Sahni gave the welcome address.Mrs.Rama stressed on the need and significance of holding youth parliament
in schools.Ms.Savidha Mohan,SO,Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs Committee,Mr .R.K. Meena,observer, Youth Parliament,Directorateof
Education were the judges for the event.A total of 34schools are participating in the first round of the competition.
The performance of the students kept the audience spell bound and wonder if they were in Parliament observing the summer session.
The judges were so impressed by the performance that deviating from the norm of 8 prizes,9 were announced.To enable the non-participants to view the programme a projector was arranged in the school hall for classes6 to 12. Ms. Mythili, Director of Academics, DTEA schools, graced the occasion by her presence along with some GB members ,teachers from sister schools, parents and other well wishers. Ms .Alka Mathur PGT, Geography gave the vote of thanks.
DTEA Sr. Sec. School Laxmi Bai Nagar, Delhi, celebrated Tamil New Year, Vishu,Dr. B R Ambedkar Jayanthi and Good Friday on 13.04.2017 during morning Assembly. Children from Primary, Middle,Secondary and Senior Secondary Depts. participated with great zeal and zest. They bade farewell to the old year and ushered in the New Year. Children gave enlightening speeches and recited poems to make the celebration a memorable one.
Annual Day was celebrated at Delhi Tamil Sangam on 10.2.2017 with much fanfare. The function was inaugurated by DTEA secretary Shri. Raju by lighting the lamp.Firstly, welcome address was delivered by the HOS Mrs. Meena Sahni. The annual report about the goals and achievements of the DTEA organization was read out by Mrs.N.Malini. This was followed by the prizes and certificates distribution to the meritorious students for their excellence in academics. Thereafter was the most awaited cultural items of primary,secondary and senior secondary students. They entertained the audience with their overwhelming performance in dramas and dances.The function was attended by the President of DTEA Mr. Suryanarayanan, Joint Secretary of DTEA Mr. Ravi Naicker, Joint secretary of DTEA LBN Mr. Ashok, Joint Secretary of PTA LBN Mr. Senthil, Joint Secretaries of other DTEA schools, GB Members and Principals of other DTEA Schools.The function was ended with vote of thanks and appreciated by one and all.
Zonal level sports competitions were held at chhattarsal stadium in Model Town for the academic year 2016-17.Our school secured third position in March Past parade (boys). Kho-kho teams of sub-junior, junior and senior girls had done a tremendous job as they won third positions in their respective categories.Senior girls Kabbadi team is proved they are no less than any other. They had won third position in their match. R. Ranjana of class 8A had won second position in long jump at state level competition and made us feel proud. Manige Aditya of class 9C brought laurels to the school by winning bronze medal in National Soft Tennis Championship held at Ahmedabad from 4th to 8th January 2017. Best athlete of the school in boys category for the year 2016-17 had gone to M. Kumar of XII A and the same for girls to Chitra Sharma of class XII B.
Republic Day honors the date on which the Constitution of India came into effect on 26 January 1950 replacing the Government of India Act (1935) as the governing document of India.The Constitution was adopted by the Indian Constituent Assembly on 26 November 1949, and came into effect on 26 January 1950 with a democratic government system, completing the country's transition towards becoming an independent republic. 26 January was chosen as the Republic day because it was on this day in 1930 when Declaration of Indian Independence (Purna Swaraj) was proclaimed by the Indian National Congress as opposed to the Dominion status offered by British Regime. To mark the occasion various cultural items like song, dance, speech and a skit were presented by the students from primary section to senior section very beautifully. It was a feast to the eyes and the ears. The students took oath to protect the unity and fundamental rights of the citizens of the country. The Function ended with the national anthem.
Subhash Chandra Bose was a great Indian nationalist and famous by the title Netaji,born on 23rd of January in the year 1897 in the Cuttack,Orissa Division of Bengal Province.When he was just 48, he got died on 18th of August in the year 1945.As he was one of the most well known Indian leaders during the independence movement, he has become a great legendary figure in the history of India..It has been demanded by the Netaji’s followers to celebrate his birthday anniversary as a “Desh Prem Divas” in order to re-memorize his great sacrifice towards the country.Subhash Chandra Bose’s birthday anniversary was celebrated on 23rd January with great honour in the school premises. The students spoke on his life history and quotes.The Principal told the students to follow his ideals in life.
Christmas festival was celebrated in the school premises with gaiety. Christmas a shortened form of "Christ's mass" is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ observed most commonly on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world. The students from primary section presented a beautiful group dance, song in the praise of the Lord, and a speech about the life history of Jesus and his message to mark the occasion.The principal told the students to follow the message of Christ in their lives. The function ended with the national anthem.
Mahakavi Bharathiar is one of India’s most revered poet cum freedom
fighter. His birth anniversary falls on 11th December. The occasion was celebrated in our school with great spirit.Our school
participated in the function in large numbers, fondly remembered the poet and his works by singing his patriotic songs.They also
spoke on his thoughts, prepared theme posters. They pledged to follow his thoughts for the upliftment of the country.
Subramania Bharathi was an author, writer, poet, journalist, freedom fighter, and more importantly social reformer. He hailed from Tamil Nadu. Popularly known as "Mahakavi Bharathi", he was a pioneer of modern Tamil poetry and is considered one of the greatest Tamil literary figures of all time. His numerous works were fiery songs kindling patriotism and nationalism during the Independence movement. Bharathi's works were on varied themes covering religious, political and social aspects. Songs penned by Bharati are widely used in Tamil films and music concerts.
Born in Ettayapuram of Tirunelveli district (present day Thoothukudi) on 11th December in 1882, Bharati had his early education in Tirunelveli and Varanasi and worked as a journalist with many newspapers, notable among them being the Swadesamitran and India. Bharathi was also an active member of the Indian National Congress. In 1908, an arrest warrant was issued against Bharati by the government of British India for his revolutionary activities, forcing him to flee to Puducherry, where he lived until 1918. He returned to Tamil Nadu later on. He breathed his last on 11th September 1921 in Chennai.
International Day of the Girl Child is an international observance day declared by the United Nations; it is also called the Day of the Girl and the International Day of the Girl. It is celebrated on 11th December every year. This day was observed in our school to boost the morale of the girl children. The day supports creation of more opportunity for girls, seek to increase awareness for gender inequality, hurdles faced by girls worldwide. The gender inequality exists in such wide areas as education, nutrition, legal rights, medical care etc. There is also need for protection from discrimination, violence against women and child marriage. The celebration of the day also marks the emergence of girls and young women in development policy, programming, campaigning and research.These messages were reflected through posters, speeches and skits by our students.
Human Rights Day is observed by the international community every year
on 10 December.It was celebrated with great enthusiasm in our school on that day. It commemorates the day in 1948 the United Nations
General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The students were inculcated with the knowledge on human rights,
its significance, and also how to propagate and publicize through speech, posters and skit. Like every year, Human Rights Day calls
on everyone to stand up for someone else's rights! Disrespect for basic human rights continues to be wide-spread in all parts of
the globe. Extremist movements subject people to horrific violence. Messages of intolerance and hatred prey on our fears.
Humane values are under attack.
our students took oath to reaffirm our commitment to humanity and human right values. Wherever we are, we can make a real difference. In the streets, in school, at work, in public transport; in the voting booth, on social media. It starts with each of us. Step forward and defend the rights of a refugee or migrant, a person with disabilities, a woman, a child, indigenous peoples, a minority group, or anyone else at risk of discrimination or violence.
National Education Day is an annual observance in India to commemorate the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, the first education minister of independent India. He was minister from 15th August 1947 until 2nd February 1958.National Education Day of India is celebrated on 11th of November every year.The same was celebrated in our school as a mark of tribute to the former leader.His life history, quotations and other experiences were informed to the students, who relished the information thoroughly.The Principal told the students to adopt the departed leader as their role model.
Children’s Day Prize Distribution ceremony was celebrated on 19th November in the school premises with great pomp and posh. The chief guest of the function was none other than the alumnus of our school Mr. Ramachandran, Executive vice president, Regional Head,, HDFC Bank, New Delhi along with other guests of honour Mr. Santha Kumar, Operating Officer, World Bank and Mr. R. Subramaniam, Marketing Research Consultant who are also the alumni of our school,and Mrs. Indubala Retd. Princpal graced the occasion with their benign presence. The function began with prayer and followed by honouring the wonderful guests by the secretary, DTEA Mr. Raju, Joint secretary Mr. Ashok, DTEA LBN School, Members, DTEA, Principal Mrs.Meena Sahni,staff members and students of our school.Mr.Ramachandiran,Mr.Subramanian,Mr. Santha Kumar mersmerised the audience with their inspirational speech.The prize winning students of all seven DTEA Schools felt proud to receive their prizes from the guests. They also presented their prize winning competition items to the audiance,which elicited big applause.The function ended with vote of thanks by Mrs. Sophiya and singing of National Anthem.
National integration indicates the feeling of common identity amongst the people of country even after being from different races, cultures, religions or regions in order to build a strong and developed nation. It promotes the unity in diversity and feeling of oneness amongst people to a great level. It brings a type of racial and cultural similarity among people of different community. It is celebrated on 19th November every year as the birth anniversary of the first Indian woman prime minister Mrs.Indra Gandhi.The students from the primary section represented the various states of India with their traditional attires and languages.
Inter DTEA school children’s day was celebrated with great spirit in DTEA School Laxmibai Nagar. It is celebrated every year here to commemorate the laying of the foundation stone for this school by our first Prime Minister Pt.Jawaharlal Nehru in 1956. The students from other DTEA branches parcipated with great enthusiasm. Various competitions like poem recitation,debate,declamation, story telling, music, instrumental play, painting, slogan writing, poster making, .role play,,rangoli making etc were conducted for students from 1st class to 12th class. The students had utilized the great opportunity to display their talents and won so many prizes and brought glory to their schools. LBN school stood first in overall performance of the students. This movitated the students to do even better in coming years.
Animals’ day was celebrated with great pomp and posh. The primary students disguised themselves as animals and birds and enacted them very cutely on the stage. The audience were overwhelmed to witness these creatures and exploded into big applause. The event ended with the note by the Principal, who asked the students to pay importance to save nature. She also appreciated all the students who took part in the event sincerely.
Mahatma Gandhi is father of our nation. His birth anniversary, which fell on 2nd October 2016, was celebrated with great spirit in the school. The students took enormous effort and collated events from the great soul’s childhood and freedom movement. They quoted values from Mahatma’s teachings. It was an emotional and inspiring moment for one and all present there. Our school Principal advised the students to follow the path of nonviolence, truth and harmony in their lives as a real tribute to Mahatma. The function ended with bhajan, ‘Raghupathi Rhagava Raja Ram’.
Teachers Day was celebrated with a great splendor in our school. The function started with prayer and followed by an inspiring speech on value education by the Principal. The students presented cultural items like dance, drama and music to show their sense of gratitude towards their teachers. Greeting cards, made by the students for their loving and caring teachers, were a pleasant surprise to them. The function ended with the singing of national anthem.
The zonal level science exhibition was held from 22nd August to 8th September at Science Centre in Vasant Vihar for all the schools in the Zone. About 25 students from our school had participated with great enthusiasm. They won as many as 11 prizes over all. It was remarkable for the students from secondary section who won the first position in science seminar and second in both science drama and science congress. Students from Primary section had secured first position in science model and science poster competitions. It was a satisfying moment for each and every one of us indeed. It showed the students’ talent, hard work , confidence and sincerity to take part in such a mega event and bring glory to their school. The science teachers, who were tireless in bringing out the inner talents of the students, deserve a great laurels from one and all.
Dusshera festival was celebrated in the school premises with gaiety on 7.10.16.The primary students enacted the scenes from Ramayana with great skill and entertained everyone .The students conveyed the message of the victory of the good over evil through this skit. The principal advised the students to follow the moral values that we learn from our great epics and do good to our nation. The function ended with the national anthem.
Teachers Day was celebrated with a great splendor in our school. The function started with prayer and followed by an inspiring speech on value education by the Principal. The students presented cultural items like dance, drama and music to show their sense of gratitude towards their teachers.Greeting cards, made by the students for their loving and caring teachers, were a pleasant surprise to them. The function ended with the singing of national anthem.
The Independence Day was celebrated with great pompous in the school. The chief guest of the function was our beloved ex principal of DTEA Mrs. Indu Bala. The tri colour flag was unfurled by the chief guest alongside our principal Mrs.Meena sahni with full of zest.The students sang patriotic songs and presented cultural items to mark the occasion.The PTA secretary graced the occasion with his benign presence.
The most adorable academic activity of this session 2016-17 DTEA FEST is, the exhibition of models,charts and new ideas based on the curriculum the students have leaned.It was a great opportunity to the students to show their potential in all the subjects they learn in the school. The chief guest of the fest Mrs. Juhi Agarwal, CEO,Education Department,South West Zone,New Delhi,motivated the students by going through their exhibits and interacting with them.The judges,who evaluated the exhibits,had a tough time to decide the best as each one is appeared better than the other.They appreciated the students for showing such a kind of efforts and enthusiasm. The President Mr Suryanarayan of DTEA,the secretary of DTEA Mr.Raju,PTA secretary Mr.Senthil also witnessed the exhibition to encourage the students.
Kanaga Subburatjnam popularly known as Bharathidasan was a 20th century tamil poet and rationalist whose literary works handled mostly socio-political issues.His writings served as a catalyst for the growth of Dravidian movement in Tamil Nadu.In addition to poetry his views found expressions in other forms such as plays film scripts short stories and plays.He was mentored by Mahakavi Subramania Bharathiyar.After whom he called himself Bharathidasan.
World Book Day is a celebration! It is a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and most importantly it is a celebration of reading. In fact it is the biggest celebration of its kind, designated by UNESCO as a worldwide celebration of books and reading and marked in over 100 countries all over the world. The main aim of world book day is to encourage children to explore the pleasures of books and reading by providing them with the opportunity to have a book of their own. It is celebrated on 23rd April every year.
Subash Chandra Bose day was celebrated with great enthusiasm and patriotism. Prashant of Class X gave an inspiring speech and Himanshi of Class IV-A got dressed like our beloved Netaji, she also gave speech and enacted very well saying “Give me blood and I shall give you freedom“. Our Principal incharge Ms. MeenaSahni addressed the students and explained about freedom responsibilities.
Mr.Pramod Sharma from NCERTconducted Puppets, art and craft workshop was on 30th January, 2016 in our school Library in which the primary teachers of all the 7 DTEA Schools took a keen participation. He interestingly taught the art of making beautiful puppets and showed various techniques of utilizing various kinds of puppets to create a lively environment in the classroom to make the children more active in the class. In the beginning he gave some puppets to the teachers to perform various skits using the same. Later he started doing the demo of some craft work in which some animals like rabbits, birds, cows, frog etc. have been made by both the teachers and Mr.Pramod himself. The workshop was very useful for the teachers to enhance their creative skills and use this as a teaching aid in the classroom.
Republic Day and National Tourism day was celebrated on the 25th January, 2016. The guest of honour was our old Student & PTA Secretary Mr. Senthil Kumar. The occasion was graced by Speeches in English and tamil by Lavanya of IX-A and Suraj Raj of V-B respectively. The importance of Tourism day was highlighted by class VIII girls, namely Sneha, Rachita and Kavya.Class IX Girls also shook their legs to the tunes of Vademaataram beautifully with an excellent coordination. A Tamil song on Mother India was song was sung by students of VI, VII, VIII & IX classes. Prizes were distributed to all the winners and participants on various House activities as well as for the Eco-Club activities.
On 3rd December, 2015 students of class IV-A and IV-B namely Siddharth, Gautham, Saransh, Sowmya, Shaktivel, Suraj and Mani presented a special assembly to observe World Disability Day. They enacted like disabled persons and spoke on behalf of them to increase the awareness of disability issues and to kindle the social responsibilities of everyone towards the disabled people. The students concluded the assembly by stating how we can do our bit of help to them by treating them as normal and useful members of the society.
DELL in collaboration with AIF (American Indian Foundation) organised DE (Digital Equalizer) Class and FC (Flipped Class) in DTEA Sr. Sec School, Laxmi Bai Nagar on the 12TH of October, 2015. These classes were witnessed by a an august gathering consisting of Ms. Deborah, the head foundation of Dell, Mr. Bhaskar, Incharge of Dell in India, Mr. Nishant Panday, the country director and two Principals of STP schools. Digital equalizer class is a digital equalizer way of teaching (DEwoT). The four pillars of DE Class are Students engagement, Technology integration, Project base learning and Reflection by teachers and students while the objectives of FC (Flipped Class) were Content Learning, Peer Learning and Assessment consisting of LOTs and HOTs (lower order thinking skills and higher order thinking skills). These classes were taken by two of of our teachers Ms. K.Lalitha and Ms. Pushpa on the topics Ratio and Proportion and Crop production respectively. The students, staff and our principal incharge Ms.Meena Sahni express our gratitude for this wonderful effort and also thank Ms. Deborah for donating Water Cooler, RO system and for painting four of our primary classes.
The Management of DTEA has organised a Two Days workshop on Professional
Development for Teachers handling Primary classes of all 7 DTEA Schools, on 29th & 30th December – 2015 at DTEA Laxmi Bai Nagar.
The workshop started on 29th December 2015 at 9.00 a.m. with welcome speech by the HOS of DTEA laxmi Bai Nagar School, Mrs. Meena Sahni. Mrs. Mythli Principal, DTEA R.K.Puram appreciated the gesture of Management for providing the opportunity to enhance the teaching skills of teachers. The resource persons for the first day were Prof. Anup Rajput, Head of the department of elementary education NCERT and Dr. R. Megnathan, Asst. Professor, Department of Languages, NCERT New Delhi.
Prof. Rajput along with Mr. M.V. Srinivasan of NCERT delivered an interesting insight into the new methods of teaching Mathematics with more involvement of students on activities based learning. He insisted that children should gain knowledge from their day to day life experiences and the role of the teachers should go beyond the conventional way of teaching on too much dependence of text books.
The second session was on English teaching which emphasized on reciting poems and narrating stories to develop vocabulary and other language skills in students. Materials for group activities were given to teachers which can be used as simple but effective teaching aids.Both the sessions continued for the second day by Dr. R. Megnathan who provided worksheets for English and Dr. Aanchal Arora from NCERT joined the programme for Mathematics.Dr. Arora has developed some toys and prototype for teaching Mathematics to students of class I & II
This is the first time that such a workshop has been arranged by DTEA Management to strengthen the teaching at gross root level.
“We wish you a merry Christmas, We wish you a merry Christmas, We wish you a merry Christmas, and a happy new year ”, were the words of our little primary stars one the day before Christmas eve, 23th December, 2015. The day being the last working day of this year for the primary children, their joy and delight was brought on to the stage with great excitement and enthusiasm. Children from class II and III presented beautiful jingles, there were many Santas namely Janani, Harishnathan, Gokul and company running all over in a one horse open sleigh and wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Our principal took the opportunity to wish everyone and praised the little ones for their great efforts.
National energy conservation day was celebrated on the 14th December, 2015 in the morning assembly with a clear message of how to conserve energy in an effective manner. Govindan and Jagadish of XI-A described the working of a wind mill and showed various forms of energy conversion and conservation. Children displayed posters of other forms of energy conservation and briefed about the same. They also emphasized on not to waste power and water.
Bharathiyar day was celebrated on the 11th December, 2015 in the school premises during the morning assembly. Subramanya Bharathi was a Tamil poet from Tamil Nadu, India, an independent activist and iconoclastic reformer. Also known as Bharathi and Mahakavi, Bharathi is celebrated as one of India's greatest poets. His 'Viduthalai, Viduthalai' was a clarion call for freedom from alien rule. He saw a great India. He saw an India of skilled workers and an educated people. He saw an India where women would be free. He expressed the depth of his love and the breadth of his vision for India. Senior Children made the day ever cherishable by narrating a speech and reciting a poem. Girls of class V expressed their joy and excitement and danced to the tunes of bharathiyar’s compositions. Many of them namely Gayathri , Divyabharathi of IInd and IIIrd Std got dressed up like Mahakavi himself . The show was well appreciated by one and all.
Fighting corruption and saving a girl child is a global concern. To focus more on this and show the ill effects of taking bribe and not saving a girl child, the students of DTEA, LB Nagar, took an initiative and put up an excellent show in the morning assembly. This day was observed on the 9th of December, 2015. The students of LILY HOUSE presented a beautiful skit starring Saktivel and Johnson of V-A. It highlighted the fact that corruption is found in both rich and poor countries and evidence shows that it hurts poor people disproportionately. It contributes to instability, poverty and is a dominant factor driving fragile countries towards state failure. Few more students of V-A namely Swati, Saktivel, Clara…displayed posters on anticorruption, girls from IIIrd and IVth STD namely Priya, Himanshi, Anushka Nair and Pradeepa got dressed up like Sarojini Naidu, Sania Mirza and Mother Teresa displaying women power.The objective of all these initiatives is to work towards ensuring that girls are born, loved,nurtured and grow up to become empowered citizens of this country with equal rights and opportunity so that she can be valued and respected. Our principal incharge Ms.Meena Sahni spoke inspiring words and appreciated the House on duty for the good show.
The children’s day was celebrated with great enthusiasm and excitement on November 13th, 2015. The morning assembly was entirely dedicated to the children. Children made the day very memorable with their performances. Anushka of III-B recited a poem in hindi followed by Priya of IV with an English Speech, Shakthivel & Vidya performed a Skit about Nehru in Tamil, Aman, Nipun, Sanskriti, HarshitNathan & Gayathri dressed like Nehru while Santhosh Dressed like Mahathma Gandhi, Sneha of VIII-B narrated a Hindi Speech followed by few Quiz Questions by Diksha of Class VIII on Pandit Nehruji’s life . The Program went very well and well appreciated by one and all.
An interesting session was conducted on 15thOct, 2015 after celebrating the National Integration Day. The session was organized by Mr. Lavaniya and his team. They emphasized on the importance of being alert on the roads and following all the safety measures. They displayed various posters like rules and regulations on the road, do and don’ts, different signals and signs to be followed on the roads, behaviors towards senior citizens, kids, needy people etc. The session was very informative and innovative indeed.
The national integration day or Rashtriya ekta divas was celebrated on the 15th Oct, 2015. The celebrations began in the morning assembly with a patriotic rap song by Prashant of class X-A,in his song he praised mother India stating that National integration is a process to bring unity among people of different religions to create a single identity of India as “Unity of People”, followed by a poem in Hindi by Shubhangi of class XII-B stating India is a country where people from various regions, religions, culture, tradition, race, cast, colour, and creed are living together. So, people integration is must in India to make a national integration followed by a speech in English by G.Lavanya of class IX-A stating that National Integration is possible only through the unity and harmony of the people. They should share their ideas, values and other issues to enhance their emotional bonds. People must feel and live the unity within diversity and make our national identity a supreme power and finally a group song by the students of LOTUS House bringing the true patriotism, emotions and a feeling of oneness amongst all of us. The students of primary classes presented a fancy dress show where the true colours and spirit of National Integration was brought into light. They were dressed in the costumes of various states and various religion, holding hands, shouting the slogans “HUM EAK HAIN, HUM EAK HAIN…” Our principal incharge Ms.MeenaSahni, in her speech praised the House on duty for a wonderful show and emphasized that National Integration is one and the only way to remove inequality and other social issues like diversities, racial discriminations, etc in the society as well as strengthen the solidarity and unity.
A special assembly was conducted on the last working day before the autumn vacations to celebrate “DUSSEHRA “, One of the country’s longest festivals celebrated all over India . The students namely Tanya Singh, Monisha Nair, Aadarsh Kumar, Sai Keshav Rao, Md. Rahil, Surya, Sagar, Sathya and Janani spoke uninterrupted about the importance of “Navaratri” in our tradition. Navaratri is spread over nine days, and because of the vastness of our country it’s also known by different names , What remains the same, however, is the spirit, festivities and the theme — the triumph of good over evil. One of the country’s longest festivals each year, the nine-day Navaratri culminates in Dussehra on the tenth day. For some, the reason is Rama’s victory over the 10-headed demon king Ravana, for the others it is Durga slaying the demon Mahishasura after a continuous battle of nine nights and ten days. Children of primary classes made various paintings, posters and models depicting the importance of this festival. Our principal incharge Ms.Meena Sahni,in her speech praised the efforts of LOTUS House on duty for a nice presentation and wished everybody a very HAPPY DUESSEHRA.
The birth anniversary of the greatest Indian Mathematician was celebrated in the morning assembly. Krupa of XI-C enlightened everyone with Sri Ramanujam’s achievements and accomplishments. A week called Ganit Week was conducted for all classes in the honor of Sri Srinivasa Ramanujam to improve and make mathematics more interesting. Children solved various maths puzzles, Sudoku, maths quiz, pascal’s triangle and other innovative learning according to their classes and presented a show. Our principal incharge Ms.Meena Sahni monitored the displays and posed various questions to the children. The session was very interacting and interesting.
Two of our students namely K Abhirami of class XI-C and S.Surya of class VIII-B won great laurals at the tamil elocution competitions held by the NEWS -7 tamil news channel recently. The topic given to the students was was if I become a prime minister how I would bring Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam’s dreams into a reality. Students from all the seven DTEA schools took part in it and our students won the second and the third positions respectively. The show was judged by great dignitaries including Mr.Penneswaran, the editor, Ms. Malati,the news reader and many others.
It is the pure privilege of DTEA LBN to celebrate the Children’s Day with all pomp and show since this school had been inaugurated by our former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. To commemorate this occasion, various competitions were held, which threw a challenge to the talented students, by laying the Dias to them. Competitions on Role play, singing, dancing, debate & declamation, talent displaying in Arts etc. were conducted and the deserved most was selected for prizes-winning in the each field. Overall proficiency was led by L.B.N DTEA by bagging 9-I prizes, 6– II prizes, 4– III prizes and 3-consolation prizes, totally 22 prizes. The L.B.N – D.T.E.A has scored the highest points and retains its Shield of Excellence for this Academy year too. i.e. 2015-16.
Six of our students namely G.Lavanya of IX-A, Ashish of X-A, Satish Kumar of X-B, AakashMahatao of XI-B, Ravi Shankar of XII-B and Shubhangi Gupta of XII-B received certificates from our Principal incharge as they had appeared in an online Olympiad test conducted by Next-Genius in august, 2015. Our principal incharge Ms.MeenaSahni appreciated the students and advised all the students to take part in such online exams so that they get exposed to the competitive world and can win many more laurels for self and the school.
A grand assembly was witnessed by one and all on the Global Hand washing day celebrated across worldwide on 15th Oct, 2015. The highlight of the assembly was a rally by the students of LOTUS House from various classes. The children carried various posters, cutouts, slogans and hand made soaps, hand wash and sanitizers on hand washing and its importance in our lives. It was a perfect display as the children shouted various slogans and walked in group around the assembly ground covering the entire circumference. Later Judy and Chitra of class X demonstrated the whole school the correct procedure to wash our hand and keep them neatly. Then the entire school promised to keep their hands clean and to wash their hands regularly by taking an Oath on the same. Miss Sakshi of class IX-C read the Oath and Miss Lavanya of class IX-A spoke about the importance of Global Hand Washing day. Finally our principal incharge ,Ms.Meena Sahni spoke about cleanliness and personal hygiene. She stated that health is wealth and one should cultivate good qualities and should make it a point to wash our hands cleanly and regularly. She appreciated the efforts put up by the LOTUS House on duty and congratulated all the teachers and the students behind such a nice show.
D.T.E.A Senior Secondary School, Laxmibai Nagar witnessed one of the most unique celebrations on October 2nd, 2015. Around 40 students of 1980 batch celebrated the 35th year reunion in the school campus. The dignitaries who graced the occasion were their own teachers namely Ms.Gudimani, Ms.Indubala, Mr. Balasubramaniam, Mr. Shankaranarayanan, Ms.Visalakshi and Mr.Sharnagath. Our principal Inchrge Ms.Meena Sahni and the principal of DTEA Janakpuri Ms.Raji Kamalasanan were also part of this memorable occasion. The function started with lightning the lamp by each and every teacher, followed by the students presenting flower bouquets and by offering few token of memory and gratitude to their teachers. Later most of the students and teachers shared their experiences and old memories; it was indeed a treat to watch.
Our school celebrated the world senior citizen day and Gandhi Jayanti on Oct 1st, 2015. The morning assembly was very special as everyone paid homage to the peaceful soul of our father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi as Gandhi Jayanti falls on 2nd October. Tanya Singh of class XII B spoke about the importance of the senior citizen day and the entire schools also took an oath that they will love, respect and adore their grand parents and any other elderly people they find. Janani Subramaniam of class XII B and Shaktivel of class V briefed about Gandhiji’s childhood, his struggle for freedom and his journey towards the Independence of India.
Our school continued the age old tradition of conducting Ganesh Puja in the school campus to bring peace, harmony and contentment to everyone on 15th Sept, 2015. Our principal incharge Ms. Meena Sahni and all the staff members took part in the puja . It was an auspicious occasion as the students of class X and XII offered flowers and received blessings from the almighty. Sakshi of class IX spoke about the importance of Ganesh Chaturthi and its relevance in Hindu tradition in the morning assembly.
It was a proud moment as many of our students who took part in a recently held science base competitions at the zonal level were victorious. Our young achievers were felicitated in the morning assembly by our principal incharge Ms. Meena Sahni and the other students were advised to do their best in all their endeavors with an optimistic approach. The participants who were awarded are as follows. From the SUB-JUNIORS section, S.Divyashree and V.Sukanya of class III B won first position for their model based on the theme Rain Water Harvesting and Karan Raj of III B also won the second place for SLOGAN writing based on the theme Junk Food. From the JUNIORS department Shivam Saxena of VII B won the third place for SLOGAN writing based on the theme Expanding Universe. From the SENIOR Swing Dhananjay and Sumit of XI A won third position for their model based on the theme Resource Management andPratiksha of XI A also won the third place for SLOGAN writing based on the theme Science- A Mystry.
A special meeting was conducted for all the parents of class IX on 10th Sept, 2015 in our school library. This informative session was presided by our principal inchareg Ms. Meena Sahni , our PTA Secretary Mr Senthil Kumar followed by all the respective class teachers of class IX . The objective of this meeting was to bring awareness amongst the parents regarding the C.C.E system of assessment and evaluation. Since the students and the parents were not used to this system till class VIII, this meeting was very important from everyone’s point of view.
The teacher’s day was celebrated in our school very grandly. The day began with a special assembly by paying a tribute to Dr. S. Radhakrishnan followed by various speeches by our students. Many children sang melodious songs, recited poems and narrated speeches on the contribution of teachers. Our students also felicitated each and every teacher by offering flowers and beautiful handmade cards expressing their love, respect and gratitude. On this occasion our principal in charge Ms. Meena Sahni advised each and every child to treat each and every teacher as their mother as mother is the first teacher in this universe and one should always be grateful and indebted to her. The session resumed with, the live telecast of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi Ji’s speech , which was watched by all the students attentively . They also saw the President Playing the role of a teacher and by teaching the students of Sarvodaya Vidyalaya at Rashtrapati Bhavan. The afternoon session was very thrilling to each and every child of class XII as they played the role of the teacher and controlled the whole school.
DTEA Sr Sec School, Laxmi bai Nagar School celebrated the National sports day on the 29th of August, 2015 in the morning assembly. The celebration started with an inspirational speech by Shubhangi of class XII B about the importance of this day, followed by Pyramid formation show by our school boys of class IX-XII and the celebrations ended with various yoga posters presented by our middle school girls.
The Rose house on duty had conducted competition on the eve of Sport’s day on the 28th of August, 2015. The Middle school children took part in making an art out of the waste, the Secondary School children participated in making a Collage on famous sports personality while the Senior Secondary School children participated in poster making competition based on famous sports personality. The results will be announced in due course.
A work-shop was conducted for the SST teacher of all the seven DTEA Schools in DTEA Sr Sec School, Laxmibai Nagar on the 22nd of August, 2015. This interesting session was presided by the PGT History, Mothers International School, Aurobindo Marg, Ms. Annapoorni. The objective of this session was how to teach SST in an innovative way in the middle school.
DTEA Laxmibai Nagar School observed the Van Mahotsav day along with the Independence Day Celebrations on August 14th, 2015. The chief guest for the occasion was Mr Kuldeep Mendiratta, Asst. Commissioner, SDMC along with the Vice-President DTEA Mr. Mani and the PTA Secretary Mr. Senthil Kumar. The chief guests planted saplings in the school premises along with our children emphasizing the importance of plants and trees in our lives followed by a science exhibition displaying the exhibits and various working models. The flag hoisting ceremony was followed by the cultural events. The chief guest spoke about patriotism and passion for ones country and gave suggestions for a clean, rich and a healthy nation shouldering the responsibilities on the younger generations.
The Hiroshima day was remembered on August 6, 2015, the same day when an atomic bomb was dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima 70 years ago. The children spoke about the threat of nuclear weapons and the dangers of nuclear energy in the morning assembly. Our principal in charge also briefed that the Hiroshima Day is now a focus for anti-war and anti-nuclear discussions and demonstrations. Everyone prayed for the innocent lives lost during this day.
D.T.E.A Sr. Sec School, LB Nagar paid a special homage to the missile man A P J Abdul Kalam, whose life inspires countless Indians on July 29, 2015. The students spoke untiring about Dr Kalam’s childhood, his struggles, his achievements and his noble deeds to the mankind. It was a sad morning assembly with every one feeling heavy hearted for such an unrepairable loss to the world. Our principal incharge followed by all the staff members and the students paid homage to Dr Abdul Kalam by lighting a lamp and offering flowers to the departed soul.
The American Indian foundation team had conducted an exhibition in DTEA Sr Sec School, LBN on 29th July, 2015. This event was very encouraging as it displayed all the articles prepared by the students of all the seven DTEA schools during the summer camps held in the month of May and June. There was a huge gathering and children actively and enthusiastically took part in it and they were awarded certificates for the same.
The International Tiger’s day was celebrated in our school on July 30, 2015 one day after paying homage to Dr Abdul Kalam. International Tiger Day is held annually on July 29 to give worldwide attention to the reservation of tigers. The students and our principal spoke about the importance of the day in the morning assembly stating that the goal of Tiger Day is to promote the protection and expansion of the wild tigers habitats and to gain support through awareness for tiger conservation.
Two of our students, Shubhangi of XII STD and Aditya of XI STD, took participation in a health camp conducted by the Health Department-NDMC on the 22nd July, 2015. The motto of this workshop was bringing awareness about the Prevention and control of Dengue, Chickengunya and Water Borne Diseases. The chairman of NDMC Mr. Naresh Kumar was the chief guest on this gracious occasion. The main objective was discussed in detail like the history of various diseases, symptoms, precautions and prevention measures. This initiative was further highlighted in the morning assembly the next day by our students where the rest of the school addressed the same.
Mock Drill for Fire & Life safety was conducted on 15.7.2015 at 11 AM. All students and staff members participated in this event. Fire alarm was raised at 11 AM. All the students came down and reached the assembly ground. Subsequently, the volunteers started counting the students after the evacuation. Our Principal Incharge Mrs. Meena Sahni briefed the informative guidelines regarding fire and life safety.
The birth anniversary of Kamarajar was celebrated in our school on 15th July, 2015. His contributions towards education were emphasized in the morning assembly with interesting speeches by our students. The various reforms and the revolutionizing changes he brought to the education system were highlighted, like Putting an end to retrograde policies, Free education and uniforms and the most revolutionary change initiated by Kamarajar being the introduction of the Midday Meal scheme, through which primary school children were provided with one meal in panchayat and government-run schools. The Midday Meal Scheme has been enhanced by successive governments and has now been adopted across the country.
The world Population day which falls on the 11th of July , 2015 was celebrated in our school with the theme of 2015 being “Vulnerable Populations in Emergencies” in the morning assembly .This interesting session was presided by our principal In charge in the assembly. Our students keenly took part in it by displaying various cut outs, narrating the importance of the day and our duty towards it as a citizen.
The students of DTEA Sr Sec school, Laxmibai Nagar participated in a summer camp held by the Delhi Traffic Police. The students were trained in various aspects of road safety and have been educated about traffic rules and regulations. They have also been taught safety measures to safeguard oneself from disasters like earthquake, fire etc. As a token of appreciation they have been given certificates and felicitated in the morning assembly by our principal Incharge Mrs. Meena Sahni.