61st ANNUAL AWARD GIVING CEREMONY
The 61st Annual Award Giving Ceremony and Choir presentation of Springdales School, Pusa Road was held on 3rd December 2016.
In her welcome address, Dr. Kavita Sharma, President, South Asian University and Vice Chairperson, Springdales School, Pusa Road spoke of the school as an institution that has retained its ethos and incorporated a futuristic approach. It nurtures its students with a spirit of humanity, instills values, empowers and brings about their holistic development.
The annual school report was read by the Principal, Mrs. Ameeta Mulla Wattal and the school prefects followed by the prize giving ceremony. The highlight of the event was a musical rendition in the form of a medley of songs comprising of regional and sufi music. Over a 100 students of both Junior and Senior school choir, trained by Mrs. Supriya Bose Mullick mesmerized the audience with their melodious voices.
Dr. Rajni Kumar, Chairperson, Springdales Education Society bestowed the Alumnus award upon Dr. Nirmalya Samantha, batch of 1977 for his qualities of social awareness and concern for humanity. She instituted an award to mark the completion of the diamond jubilee year in the memory of Late Capt. Mahendra Nath Mulla, Indian Navy, father of the Principal Mrs. Ameeta Mulla Wattal. This award is for a Springdalian student with clarity of vision, the courage of conviction and commitment that truly epitomizes the Late Captain. It was awarded to Ishaan Chawdhary of std XII.
The Chief Guest, Lt. Gen Arun Kumar Sahni, former Commanding-in-Chief of South West Command of the Indian Army, gave away the academic and special awards. He encouraged the students to develop life skills, take up challenges and envisage a better world for themselves.
Mrs. Loomba, Manager, Springdales Schools thanked the august gathering of dignitaries and parents for their presence., for event gallery Click here
The Investiture Ceremony 2016
The Investiture Ceremony took place on 29th November 2016. Our Principal Mrs. Ameeta Mulla Wattal addressed the gathering giving the selection criteria and highlighting the importance of leadership and the responsibility it carried. The deserving students were bestowed with the responsibility of Prefectship and their badges and prefect’s ties were given out to them., for event gallery Click here
21st ANNUAL ROSALIND WILSON BOOK DISCUSSION
The 21st Annual Rosalind Wilson Book Discussion was hosted by Springdales School, Pusa Road on 19th November 2016. The book selected for discussion was 1984 by George Orwell. Dr. Nirmalaya Samanta, Associate Professor of English, Ramanujan College, University of Delhi presided over as the moderator. Over a 100 participants from 24 schools across Delhi discussed and commented upon the novel’s narrative style, use of language, characters and gave their unique perspectives on the book. The atmosphere was one of undulating excitement, as the house was declared open for discussion. Students conversations centered around parallels with the present day context across the world connected with the political polarization ad authoritarian regimes.
The Principal, Mrs. Ameeta Mulla Wattal, in her welcome address mentioned that the non-competitive event had been organized for the last twenty years and had attracted some extremely fine thinking speakers from Delhi schools who celebrated their love for literature and creative writing. She also complimented the participating teams for their zeal and enthusiasm shown each year.
The chief guest for the occasion Mr. Soli Sorabjee, former Attorney General, Govt. of India expressed delight at the way the students presented their views and thoughts and also complimented on the choice of the book.
Also present to grace the occasion was Mrs. P. Loomba, Manager, Springdales Schools, for event gallery Click here
Waqt Ki Aawaaz – An Appeal
The yearlong Diamond Jubilee Celebration culminated into a Joint Valedictory Function which was celebrated by both Springdales School, Pusa Road and Springdales School, Daula Kuan on 15th November 2016. The chief guests of the day were H.E Ms. Harvinder Sidhu, High Commissioner, Australian High Commission of India. Other Esteemed guests included scholars, members of the diplomatic corps and parents. The principals of both the schools welcomed the guests. Ms. Rajni Kumar felicitated those who have helped nurture the values and ethos of Springdales.
The culmination was a soul – searching and introspective musical presentation titled – “Waqt Ki Awaaz – An appeal”. Over 450 students through music, dance and dramatic dialogue endeavoured to highlight the importance of education in the development of an individual and thereby the progress of a nation.
The programme was truly mesmerizing and all the members and Springdalian Community were filled with joy to see the realisation of an educational journey that began sixty years ago, for event gallery Click here