Indraprastha Celebrates the 74th Independence Day
“Today let us remember the Golden Heritage of Our Country India and feel proud to be a part of it.”
Times change, but the spirits and the will to celebrate is always alive in the heart of human beings. We at Indraprastha firmly believe in this mantra and constantly inspire our children to celebrate each moment of life. Students of Indraprastha brimming with enthusiasm and patriotic zeal made an endeavour to celebrate the 74th Independence Day on August 14, 2020 through the digital platform.
The event was graced by the benign presence of Madam Shahida Parveen Ganguly, Assistant Commissioner of Police(ACP), CID Cell Jammu & Kashmir and the first woman police officer in Jammu & Kashmir, who kindly consented to grace the occasion.The sacred day celebration was presided by Shri A.S Rana, Chairman Indraprastha Group of Schools and the school Principal, Ms Shikha Arora.
The celebrations commenced with formal welcome and the flag hoisting ceremonyalong with the rendition of the national Anthem. It was followed by the cultural programme- comprising student’s talk, music, poem recitation kavitavaachan and a medley of dances which infused the spirit of patriotism among the spectators. The highlight of the event was ‘Inquilab’ that inspired everyone to emulate the qualities of revolutionaries like Shaheed Bhagat Singh and contribute towards the upliftment of their social milieu and the nation. The chief guest appreciated the efforts of the students, staff and the management for presenting a heart touching show virtually.
Teachers Day Celebration at Indraprastha
Students of Indraprastha celebrated the Teachers' Day Virtually and expressed their compassion for their mentors on this special day. The event was presided by the Additional Director, Madam Anupama and the School Principal Ms Shikha Arora.
The programme commenced with the prayer followed by the traditional lamp lighting ceremony on the virtual platform. The school authorities extended their tribute to an eminent educationist Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, who always believed that “Teachers should be the best minds in the country”.
Thereafter, a colourful cultural extravaganza comprising an inspirational song, students talk, recitation, a short film 'Shukraana' and a rhythmic dance made all staff members happy and nostalgic.
The highlight of the celebration were the motivational and heart touching messages shared by the members of tfe management, who appreciated all the staff members for accepting the new normal as a challenge and have given their best to impart knowledge and skills to the children. Thereby, proving the school philosophy "Teach Each Child, Develop Whole Child."
Happy Teachers Day to All!
Indraprastha World School organized the Online Intra -School English Debate Competition
Indraprastha WORLD SCHOOL organized the Online Intra-School English Debate Competition to tap the creativity and talent of the young students of class XII and X on Saturday, April 4, 2020. The participants gave their best shot while speaking for and against the resolution “Self –isolation and social distancing are the best ways to keep the creativity alive.”
The competition was adjudged by the team of adjudicators from all the three branches of Indraprastha SCHOOLS. The teams were well-prepared and impressed the audience with their notions and beliefs. They left no stone unturned to influence the listeners with their statistical data, argumentation, appropriate expressions, and voice modulation.
The session was presided by the Managing Director Dr Rajesh Hassija and Additional Director Ma’am, Ms Anupama. who appreciated the efforts of the language departments and congratulated the participants for putting up a stupendous show and exhibiting their oratorical skills online. The competition was an enriching experience for the speakers as well as the audience. Congratulations to all the winners and participants for making the event a great success.
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Indraprastha glitters with the confluence of Creativity and Talent
At Indraprastha WORLD SCHOOL, Annual Day gains utmost importance not only in terms of showcasing our academic excellence, but also unleashing the vibrant energy and unmatchable talent and creativeness of the children.
The occasion was graced by the benign presence of Ms Kalpana Singh, Additional Director General (Finance), Doordarshan (Prasar Bharati), New Delhi who kindly consented to witness the event and felicitate the little cherubs. The event was presided by Smt. and Shri. A.S. Rana, Chairperson and Chairman, and Dr. Rajesh Hassija, Managing Director, Madam Anupama, Additional Director, Indraprastha Group of Schools. The children were blessed to see the unconditional love and support extended to them by the conclave of dignitaries, parents and grandparents to witness the phenomenal accomplishments of their children.
Ms Asha Srivastava, Vice-Principal extended the formal welcome to the dignitaries. The programme commenced with the traditional lamp lighting ceremony along with the rendition of the shloka recital. Thereafter, the music choir of young children enthralled the audience with an inspirational song. Students apprised the audience with the extraordinary feat of achievements through the Annual Report.
This graceful evening witnessed the grandeur of the Annual Day Celebrations 2020 wherein more than 1000 children of Montessori wing, class I and II showcased their talent and fascinated the august gathering through their awe inspiring musical ballet “The Magic of Twinkle.” It beautifully conveyed the message of showing love and compassion towards animals. The scintillating mélange of creativity and talent kept the spirits of the audience high through the energetic performances.
The Chief Guest blessed the children for their commendable array of achievements and congratulated the management for setting a benchmark in the field of education as one of the leading schools of West Delhi. The audience was kept wrapped up throughout the evening until the rendering of the national anthem which signaled curtains down to the evening’s proceedings. The pride at watching their children put in a splendid effort combined with the unique setting for the evening left the parents glowing with pride. At the end, the vote of thanks was extended by Ms Ravinder Anand, Headmistress (Montessori Wing).
Indraprastha was a hub of activity on January 31, 2020, the day of the farewell. The students of class XI welcomed the outgoing batch with a tilak ceremony after which all the students of class XI and XII along with the staff members sat for the sacred hawan, which has long been the tradition of Indraprastha SCHOOLS.
The cultural programme in the auditorium started by lighting of the ceremonial lamp. The choir group of class XI presented a medley of old, melodious songs followed by a soul-stirring band performance. The title giving ceremony was the highlight of the day as it was truly enjoyed by all. It was followed by a street play reminiscing the days spent in the school along with a video which showcased a snapshot of the life of students.
Principal, Ms. Shikha Arora blessed the outgoing batch for their future ventures. The Head Boy and Head Girl shared their feelings in their farewell speeches and presented the school with a memento as a token of gratitude. The cultural evening ended with a medley of dance performances from fusion to bhangra that got everyone tapping their feet.
Good Luck Ceremony For Class X Students
Good Luck Ceremony was organized to bless the students of class X on February 1, 2020. The ceremony commenced with the lamp lighting ceremony. It was followed by the formal welcome extended to the dignitaries by Ms Anita Mahajan, Vice principal (Academics).
The programme kicked off with an inspirational song and the thought for the day. A motivational session headed by Dr. Parul Gupta, Senior Ayurvedic Consultant and Nutrition Specialist and Ms Bhawna Khanna, a renowned Counsellor aimed at apprising the students with the importance of healthy eating habits and the need to remain stress free to excel in their forthcoming examination.
The dedicated faculty members presented an inspiring song to keep the students motivated and focussed. Thereafter, each student was handed over the best wishes cards to boost their morale.
Indraprastha Celebrates the Annual Extravaganza 2019
Indraprastha WORLD SCHOOL, Paschim Vihar, celebrated its Annual Extravaganza on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 a mélange of talent and creativity. The portals of the school illumined with lights casting a warm glow, with decked up stage and the ambience echoed with the loud cheers of the ebullient spectators.
The Chief Guest, Shri Syed Shahnawaz Hussain the National Spokesperson of the Bhartiya Janata Party and a former Cabinet Minister graced the occasion with his benign presence. The guests were warmly welcomed by the School orchestra entitled ‘Satyagraha.” The Formal function commenced with the traditional lamp lighting ceremony amidst the chanting of the Rudra Ashtakam. A scintillating inaugural dance showcasing the auspicious aura of Lord Ganesha and gave a befitting start to the event.
The Annual report of the session 2018-19 was presented by the school Head boy and Head girl. More than 150 students were felicitated with laurels for their commendable endeavours in curriculars and co-curriculars. The chief guest released the school Souvenir Vision 2019 and addressed the gathering. In his message he exhorted that children must be taught to respect their parents and instilled values in their formative years to retain the culture and the ethos of the nation.
More than 1400 students of class III to XII got an opportunity to exhibit their confidence, dramatic, oratory and musical skills while presenting a musical ballet ‘Udaan Hauslau KI” which glorified great women of India and proved them to be an epitome of patience, sacrifice and determination. Overall, the celebrations concluded on a happy note encouraging the students to establish future milestones in their journey of success and live up to their expectations.
Grandparents’ Day Celebration 2019
Grandparents have a significant and growing impact on the well-being of their grandchildren. It was time for our little preschoolers to thank them for the love, care and warmth showered by them. Indraprastha WORLD SCHOOL celebrated Grandparents’ Day on Saturday, October 5, 2019. The occasion was graced by the benign presence of Dr. Manoj Kumar Khanna, Principal of Ramjas College, and University of Delhi.
The programme commenced chanting of the prayer by the school choir. It was followed by a dance recital as an invocation to Goddess Saraswati. The children made the day memorable by reciting lovely rhymes about grandparents and presenting a ballet-“Knowing our roots.” which highlighted the strong bond of love between this wonderful relationship. Smashing smiles, vibrant attires and stellar performances enthralled the audience with their graceful smile and panache. All grandparents enjoyed the interesting games and tapped their feet on the floor to win the exotic prizes. The celebration culminated with the vote of thanks by Montessori Headmistress.
Installation Ceremony 2019
Indraprastha World School organised the Installation Ceremony on September 24, 2019 to hand over the responsibilities of the Interact Club to the newly appointed members. The ceremony was grace by the benign presence of Mr Amit Kumar MIdha, President, Rotary Club and the Senior Rotarian R K Bhatara. The ceremony commenced with national anthem. The programme started in a traditional manner with the lamp lighting ceremony. Thereafter, Krish Seth (President of the Interact Club 2018-19) presented the annual report highlighting the last year’s achievements of the interact club.
To embrace our young interactors with the wings of leadership and responsibility, dignitaries pinned badges to the office bearers. The newly appointed President, Anushka Abhyankar, President shared her future plans to take challenging projects to connect the world. The event aimed at sensitizing the parents and the young interactors with the virtues of leadership, forbearance and benevolence.
Teacher’s Day Celebration at Indraprastha
Indraprstha WORLD SCHOOL organised the special assembly on the sacred occasion of the Teacher’s Day on September 5, 2019 to pay tribute to Dr S. Radhakrishnan, our former President who was a philosopher and a renowned thinker. The program commenced with a prayer chanted by the school choir. The school Principal, Ms Shikha Arora and other staff members extended a floral tribute to Dr. S Radhakrishnan who believed that teachers have the potential to produce men and women of immense moral and intellectual prowess and shape the radiant flow of humanity.
The special assembly commenced with an inspirational song. It was followed by the recitation of a captivating poem glorifying the invaluable role of Guru in a student’s life. Thereafter, a spectacular dance performance filled the atmosphere with gaiety and merriment. The teachers played fun games and won prizes. The Principal extended her best wishes to all the teachers and expressed gratitude for all their efforts in shaping the lives of the children.
Indraprastha Celebrates 73rd Rashtriya Samaan Diwas
Amidst the flaunting tricolour, festooned ambience, elated with the frenzied spirit of patriotism, the impassioned students of Indraprastha World School celebrated the 73th Rashtriya Samaan Diwas to extend a tribute to our martyrs who ceded their lives to safeguard the sovereignty of our Motherland.
The occasion was graced by the benign presence of Dr. Sanjay Kumar Singh, DIG Rapid Action Force (CRPF), our Hon’ble Chairperson and Chairman, Smt. and Shri. A.S Rana. Soaked in the vigour of patriotism, IPites extended a heartfelt tribute to the martyrs of the national movement by unfurling the exquisite tricolour on the rendition of the National Anthem along with the release of balloons symbolizing freedom.
The unswerving zest of patriotism among young students was exhibited through various presentations like patriotic song, recitation of a self-composed poem, stage play and ramp walk which enthralled everyone. The highlight of the day was the street play entitled as “Aazadi.” It conveyed a powerful message of uplifting India. Thereafter, the young dancers mesmerized the audience with a colourful dance bonanza. At the outset, the Chief Guest acknowledged and appreciated the efforts of the young citizens of tomorrow to make this great day a memorable one.
Indraprastha Celebrates Annual Talent Fiesta 2019
Indraprastha World School celebrated its two day mega Annual Talent Fiesta, Unnat -2019, on 25 & 26 July, 2019. The prodigious confluence of talent witnessed an overwhelming response from the schools across Delhi and NCR. More than 1200 students from 27 schools participated in this inter school event.
Two day, confluence of talent was graced by the benign presence of the hon’ble Chief Guest Mr. Sayeed Ansari. Senior Anchor and Executive Editor, Aaj Tak and Ms Sargam Pant, News Anchor, News India. The event was presided by Mr A.S. Rana, Chairman Indraprastha Group and the school Principal Ms. Shikha Arora.
Unnat -2019 provided a vibrant platform to the enthusiastic competitors to display their confidence, theatrical skills, technical abilities and artistic flair. The mélange of ‘Ignited minds’ gave the best of their creative chunk and plunged into the world of imagination to showcase their flair and endowments by participating in 27 Events. The Event was a grand success!
Indraprastha Glitters with the Annual Subject Expo- Insight 2019
Indraprastha WORLD SCHOOL organized the Annual Subject Expo- Insight 2019 a mélange of creativity, innovation, originality and knowledge where students got an opportunity to display projects, models, educational games and live demonstrations.
The occasion was graced by Hon’ble Sh. Parvesh Sahib Singh Verma, hon’ble Member of Parliament from West Delhi Lok Sabha Constituency. The inaugural ceremony was a confluence of talent where students showcased their best in the field of dance, music, theatre and sports.
The chief guest and the management visited the classrooms and observed the live presentations which proved that the young scholars of IPWS are the reservoir of talent and skills. Everyone appreciated the efforts put in by the students and faculty members. The event was a grand success.
Scholar Badge Ceremony
Indraprastha WORLD SCHOOL organised the Scholar Badge Ceremony on May 4, 2019 to appreciate the efforts of our 96 academic excelsiors from class VI to XII. The occasion was graced by Dr Madhu Pruthi, Principal Keshav Mahavidyalaya, University of Delhi and the youngest member of the Management Committee, Madam Anupama Rana, who has always guided and inspired the Indraprastha fraternity.
Ms Asha Srivastava, Vice Principal to the school welcomed the dignitaries. Thereafter, the cultural programme commenced with the traditional lamp lighting ceremony followed by the inaugural dance. The highlight of the day was a highly motivating stage play titled ‘Udaan’
Dignitaries felicitated the Scholar Badge recipients and lauded their sincere endeavours. Our young scholars shared their experiences, too. The event concluded with the vote of thanks extended by Ms Anita Mahajan. Vice Principal (Academics).
Investiture Ceremony was organised for the session 2019-20 to bestow responsibilities on the new appointees of the Student Council. The ceremonial pinning of badges and handing over of sashes to the council members was solemnized by the hon’ble Managing Director Sir, Dr Rajesh Hassija and Ms Shikha Arora, the school Principal. He addressed the students and motivated them to be the torch bearers throughout their life. Abiding by the sanctity of the tradition, the school Principal administered the oath and blessed the Student Council Members.
The school Head Boy, Anand Mehta (XII) and the school Head Girl, Rishita Singh (XII) expressed their gratitude to the management and staff members for reposing faith in their abilities. They assured that they would give their best in collaboration with their team and prove their mettle as leaders.
Founder’s Day Celebration at Indraprastha
Indraprastha World School, Paschim Vihar, New Delhi celebrated the Founder’s Day on April 2, 2019. The remarkable Odyssey of 16 glorious years of selfless service to humanity has made our visionaries Hon’ble Chairperson Madam and Chairman Sir, Shri A.S Rana proud of their extraordinary contribution by raising an educational institution that encompasses not only academic excellence but outstanding achievements in the field of extra curriculars at national and International Level.
A special assembly was organised by the students to honour the founders of the school and expressed their love for the institute on this very special day. The school principal in her address exhorted that it is the visionary approach of our founders that has allowed the institution to attain the pinnacles of glory. She also expressed her gratitude to the Managing Director, Dr Rajesh Hassija for reposing faith in his team and be an incessant source of inspiration to the Indraprastha fraternity. The staff and the students expressed their love and commitment to continue cherishing their vision and make new milestones in the years to come.
Acclimatization Day 2019
The Acclimatization Day was organized by Indraprastha World School on Monday, March 25, 2019 to introduce and sensitize the little pre- schoolers to school environment. The children immensely enjoyed fun-filled activities like the train ride, bouncy ball’s pool in the background of the cartoon world.They also clicked photograph at the photo corner posing with the alluring accessories in the circus frame of ‘My first day at Indraprastha World School’ Creative corner and a number of games were arranged by the teachers. Dancing with Mickey and Donald was fun filled. Children acclimatized themselves to teacher and classrooms in an exciting and colourful environment. The parents appreciated the endeavours of the school and staff for creating an enthusing environment for the tiny –tots.
Over Night Camp
Keeping in sync with our schools moto “Teach Each Child Develop Each Child,” Indraprastha World School organized the overnight camp for students of class I and V on the “15th and 16th of March to inculcate the leadership skills among students to face the challenges adroitly right from their formative years. The camp, also aimed at developing the spirit of sportsmanship, tolerance, and togetherness among students who spent a night away from their comfy home and adorable parents.
The camp commenced with an invigorating session of aerobics and yoga. After the assembly, they were escorted to their respective tents to keep their baggage. Thereafter, they relished a sumptuous breakfast. Brimming with excitement and energy all students lined up to participate in the adventurous and enthralling activities such as zorbing, rappelling, wall climbing, rope climbing, roller ball, burma bridge, archery and commando net etc.
More excitement and fun was in the evening in the form of magic show, camp fire, mouth watering cuisine and an exhilarating story telling session by grandparents. This enticing session evoked the feeling of love and compassion amongst the blossoming buds with smile on their visages.
The next day, children woke up with the first ray of sun and geared up for the valedictory ceremony presided by our school Principal Ms. Shikha Arora. The program started in a traditional way by invoking the almighty. It was followed by a colourful cultural bonanza for an expansive gamut of spectators.
Montessori Head Mistress, Ms. Ravinder Anand added grace to the occasion and motivated the ” little managers” through her inspirational words. All students bade farewell to their teachers and went home carrying fond memories of the camp with smile on their faces.
Indraprastha Celebrates Montessori Annual Extravaganza
Indraprastha World School, Paschim Vihar organised Montessori Annual Day Celebrations on Saturday, March 9, 2019 with lots of pomp and show where more than 800 students got a wide platform to exhibit their flair and knack in front of the ebullient audience comprising distinguished guests, grandparents and parents.
The event was graced by the benign presence of the Hon’ble Chief Guest Shri Sateyandra Jain , Cabinet Minister, Government of Delhi accompanied by Mrs. & Mr. A. S. Rana, Chairperson and Chairman, Indraprastha Group. Dr. Rajesh Hassija, Managing Director, Indraprastha Group of Schools and other distinguished guests. On this auspicious and delightful evening, Ms Parul Panchal Headmistress, Primary Wing accorded a formal and floral welcome to all the dignitaries.
Reiterating faith in the tradition, the celebrations commenced with the Lamp Lighting Ceremony to invoke the blessings of the Almighty. The blossoming cherubs with confidence and smile on their faces left the spectators awe struck with their panache while presenting the annual report highlighting the achievements of the year gone by. The prize winners were awarded and appreciated amidst cheers by the audience for their endeavours to excel at this tender age. The chief guest bestowed his blessings on the children and urged the students to remain sincere and dedicated in their efforts to excel in future and remain committed to the tenets of a winner.
The highlight of the evening the ballet ‘My Family, My Pride’ was a remarkable achievement of the tiny tots. The flamboyant and an impressive display left an everlasting imprint on the minds of the august gathering. The dance drama with the message that the unconditional love of parents for their children is priceless. It is like no other relationship. And no form of gratitude is enough to compensate their selfless and true love.Little ones left every one spellbound with their awe- inspiring presentation. The celebration was a grand success.
Indraprastha organized Fledglings - an inter school event for the young cherubs of Pre-School, Pre-Primary and Class I. The event aimed at tapping the growing talent by involving them in the ‘Romp and Rollick Fiesta’. More than 256 students from 24 schools participated in this ninth inter school extravaganza.
The Chief Guest on the occasion was Mr. Sushant Sinha, Senior Anchor / Deputy Editor with India News. The event was presided by Mr. A.S Rana, Chairman, Indraprastha Group of Schools and Dr Rajesh Hassija, Managing Director along with the Principal Ms Shikha Arora. The occasion witnessed a galaxy of dignitaries comprising Ms. Lekha Sharma, Director of Dharohar Academy Kathak Dance Academy, Ms. Nidhi Goel, Director of Kidzee, Ms. Meena Mehra, Principal of Miracle Minds, Ms. Gagandeep Kaur, Principal of Shri Ram Global School, Ms. Bindu Batra, Principal of Sparkle Minds, Ms. Jyoti, Principal of Jyoti’s Noddy Play School, Ms. Rupinder Hanjra, Principal of Kidzz Lilyput, Ms. Babita Chandel, Vocalist at Shri Ram Global School and Ms. Stuti Chaddha Vocalist at DAV School.
The programme was set in motion with the traditional lamp lighting ceremony and the formal welcome extended by Ms. Ravinder Anand, Montessori Headmistress. The enthusiastic participants exhibited their talent in different events like Jiggling Wiggling Having Fun (Clay Modelling Competition), Comic Movements (Dance Competition), Laughing Gags (Standup Comedy, Act of Happiness (Mime) and Melodies of Happiness (Singing Competition) with a sole aim to cherish happy memories which will help to build up their personalities and character later in life. All participants got an opportunity to showcase and witness the various hues of happiness. The colourful bonanza proved to be a great show. The event culminated with the prize distribution ceremony followed by the vote of thanks.