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Children’s Day Celebration

(December 6, 2017)

Darshan Academies celebrated Children's Day on 14 November, 2017. The day started with a special assembly with the teachers marking the importance of the day through presentations and beautiful thoughts. Students enjoyed a day of fun-filled activities. The day culminated with smiles of joy on the faces of the children.

Annual Athletic Meet, Ludhiana

(December 6, 2017)

An Annual Athletic Meet was organized by Darshan Academy Ludhiana at school premises on November 17th & 18th, 2017. The Athletic Meet was inaugurated by releasing balloons. Chief guests Mr. Teja Singh Dhaliwal, Secretary, Punjab Basketball Association, was welcomed on the first day and S. Harbans Singh, Administrator and State Coordinator of Sports Authority of India, was welcomed on the second day of the meet. Both chief guests addressed the gathering with inspirational words. The members of the Management Committee of the school: also graced the program with their presence. Students from Kindergarten to Class XII took part in the different customized and fun-filled track events such as Pick & Place Race, Hoola Hoop Race, Obstacle Relay, Beam Balance, Crab Walk Race, Chicken Balloon Race, and Frog on a Leaf Race. A wonderful show was put on with Karate, Mass PT Drill, Parachute Drill, Dumble Drill and March which was followed by an oath-taking ceremony by student council. The second day started with events for seniors such as 100 m race, 200 m race, 400 m race, 800 m race, 4 X 100 relay race, and 4 X 400 relay race. The Athletic Meet concluded with the Prize Distribution Ceremony where all position holders were awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze medals by the principal and other management committee members. U-4 Khushi Chopra of Rajinder House and Aman Kumar of Darshan House, U-17 Shruti of Rajinder House and Rishabh Tiwari of Kirpal House, U-19 Paramveer Singh of Rajinder House and Sheela Garg of Darshan House all received special trophies for “Best Athletes”. Darshan House was declared the winner of the overall trophy. The program ended with the Punjabi Folk dance 'Giddha' presented by primary students.

National Education Day, Meerut

(December 6, 2017)

Darshan Academy Meerut observed National Education Day on 11 November 2017 to commemorate the birth anniversary of ‘Bharat Ratna’ Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, prominently known as the first Union Cabinet Minister of Education and for his great contribution to the cause of education in India. The Academy was successful in its efforts to create awareness on how “National Education Day” has proved to be a great impetus to the efforts of the government, educational bodies and faculties.The day began with the enthusiastic speeches by the senior students of classes X-XII in the morning assembly highlighting the importance and the need of celebration of National Education Day. Students were informed about the importance and advantages of education, including skill development and vocational training. The Academy organized different activities for inculcating greater awareness on the fact that basic education is the right of every Indian citizen such as Slogan writing on placards and bookmarks, Poster making, and Essay writing, etc. Students engaged in different sub themes, as follows: • Classes III – V: ‘Sanitation in and around the School’ • Class VI: ‘Promoting Health and Well-being’ • Class VII: ‘Environmental Issues’ • Class VIII: ‘Empowering Girl Child’ • Class IX: ‘21st Century Skills’ Students of the primary section (I-V) prepared cards bearing educational quotes which were distributed by them in their neighbourhood to create awareness. They also wrote a biography of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad and narrated anecdotes on education from his autobiography. The enthusiasm with which the students presented their own views on the assigned sub-themes and pledged to eradicate illiteracy from the grass roots level was praiseworthy.

National Level Chess Championship

(December 6, 2017)

School Games Federation of India (SGFI) organized the National Level Chess Championship at Nehru Stadium, Telangana from 10-14 November 2017. In all 400 contestants participated from all states. District Chess Sports Association U.P. selected ten students to represent U.P. in the SGFI Tournament, seven of which were from Darshan Academy Meerut. Harsh Rathore, Akash Sharma, Paras Sharma (class VI) and Shiv Bhushan Chauhan (class VII) participated in the U-14 age category. They performed well and secured 7 points out of 12. They secured 18th rank in the event. Vishwajeet Rana, Shubham Semwal and Jayant Arora (class XI) participated in the age category U-19. They secured 23rd rank in the event, defeating contestants from two states. Mentors Mr. Vinay Sharma and Mr. Vivek Tyagi guided the students. It was a unique experience to play with participants from all over the country in the National Level Championship.

Interhouse Sports Competitions, Jalandhar

(December 6, 2017)

To teach life and sports skills, team work, and leadership various Interhouse Sports Competitions were organized at Darshan Academy Jalandhar on 3 November, 2017. Students from grade III to V participated with a spirit of sportsmanship in an Interhouse Football Competition. An Interhouse Basketball competition was arranged for girls and separately for boys from grades VI to X. They enjoyed the spirit of the games and experienced both winning and losing with grace and the importance of grasping opportunities.

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