Shri I.P. Kapoor Memorial Football Tournament
The 8th Shri I.P. Kapoor memorial football tournament was held at Springdales School, Pusa Road on 13th April, 2017 to commemorate the dedicated services of Shri I. P. Kapoor to the school. It was an inter-unit match between the teams of Springdales, Pusa Road and Springdales, DhaulaKuan to inculcate in students the team-spirit and sportsmanship of which Shri I.P. Kapoor was so passionate.
Mrs. Ameeta Mulla Wattal, Principal, welcomed the esteemed guests and encouraged the participating teams to play the game in true spirit. She bid the players good luck and stressed upon fair play and competitive spirit.
Dr. Rajni Kumar, Chairperson Springdales Education society graced the occasion to cheer the teams from both schools.
The two teams played with a lot of zeal and were cheered by the audience. It was a delightful and enthralling game which captivated everyone till the end.
The deciding goal was through a penalty and Springdales School, Dhaula Kuan emerged winners., for event gallery Click here
SOCIALLY USEFUL PRODUCTIVE WORK (SUPW) ORIENTATION PROGRAMME
The Orientation Programme for the students of class XI was held from 20th to 24th March, 2017. This spread of five days involved a myriad of activities. The objective of the programme was to sensitise the students about the social realities and provide them cognizance about various agencies engaged in a noble cause.
On 20st March the day began with a talk by Mrs. Wattal, she emphasised on Skill Development and newer job opportunities based on Human Psychology.
A workshop was conducted by Ms Kiran Sethi (S.I.) Delhi Police. She spoke on Empowerment and Skills required for self-defence.
On 21st March, the students visited various N.G.Os like Salaam Baalak, Tamanna, Goonj, National Association of Blind and Amarjyoti to experience real life situations that shape the way they see and interpret the world. After returning they did a Questionnaire related to their visit.
On 22st March The students of Section A visited the Maruti Suzuki Factory, Section B visited TERI, Section C attended a workshop on Fashion Designing at Pearl Academy followed by a visit to their centre, Section D visited the Tis Hazari court to understand the procedure, 23 students of Section E went to India News and 22 students of Section E visited the Oberoi Maidens Hotel.
On 23rd March, an interactive session on ‘ORGAN’ was conducted by Ms. Sunayana Singh, Chief Executive Officer where the students were made aware of the need of Organ Donation.
In the second session students attended an Art of Living Workshop which provided an insight as to how a healthy body can lead to a healthy mind. The talk has also helped them to widen their knowledge in this area and made them aware of the benefits of yoga and ways of healthy living.
On 24th March 2017, the students were addressed by Dr. Rakshit Tandon, Cyber Crime Specialist. The students were made aware of Cyber Laws and responsible social networking.
The students worked on projects related to their previous day’s visits and made presentations as well., for event gallery Click here
Environment Festival at Springdales School Farms
A two day Environment Festival titled ‘Humara Paryavaran,’ a Springdales Education Society initiative, was organised at Springdales School Chattarpur Farms on 16th-17th March 2017.
The students of both schools are taken on regular farm visits where Dr. Rajni Kumar, Chairperson, Springdales Education society is actively involved in orienting children with the flora, fauna and the environment friendly technological practices at the farm. Students engage in paper recycling, weeding, feeding domestic animals and understanding the working of solar panels, rain water harvesting and Gobar Gas Plant. They are enlightened on the various energy conservation practices that the farm is equipped with.
Springdales School, Pusa Road and Dhaula Kuan took part in the two day festival comprising of various workshops, farm activities and theatre performances related to environment sensitization and sustainable living. Working models and science projects made by students were put on display for experiential learning.
On the first day of the festival, Dr. Jyoti Bose, Director Springdales School accorded a warm welcome to the Chief Guests for the event Dr. B. C. Sabata, Senior Sc. Officer and Eco Club Coordinator at Dept of Environment, Govt of NCT of Delhi along with Ms. Livleen Kahlon, Associate Director TERI. The guests addressed the students and encouraged their endeavor in working towards a cleaner environment.
On the second day, Mrs. Ameeta Mulla Wattal, Principal, Springdales School, Pusa Road welcomed the guest of honor Mr. George C. Varughese, president, Development Alternatives. The guest took keen interest in the various activities and workshops happening on the farm and interacted with the students.
The environment festival developed sensitivity and inculcated environment friendly practices in our young who pledged to respect and conserve nature, for event gallery Click here
INTER-HOUSE SONG FESTIVAL
The Inter-house Song Festival was held at Springdales Pusa Road on the 7th of March, 2017. Over 300 students of the middle school presented a musical extravaganza-‘Nostalgia, Songs of Yester Years. The songs were sung in various regional languages of India reflecting the diversity of our nation. The melody ranged from the peppy Goanese to Bhojpuri to the rhythmic Rajasthani folk songs.
The guests for the event were Dr. Gurinder Singh, Professor in music Janaki Devi Mahavidayala, Captain Tanushree Bhalla, pilot, singer, composer and lyricist, Dr. Soma Singh, vocalist and Mrs. Papia Paul, a classical singer.
The Principal, Mrs. Ameeta Mulla Wattal, along with the guests and parents appreciated and encouraged the budding artists.
All choir groups gave a mesmerising performance and awed the audience with their melodious voices. The Hindustani Classical presentation ‘Raag Hameer’, a solo presentation, by Ananya Pyne of Std VI was applauded by all.
The Forward House choir was adjudged first followed by Endeavor House and Freedom House.
The festival was a delight with music being an expression of love and oneness binding us all, for event gallery Click here