FGSI or Foundation for Global Scientific Initiatives organized the Science and Innovation Fair (SIF) 2018 on 23 April 2018, at Modern Public School Shalimar Bagh, where in around 40 schools from Delhi and NCR participated in the following categories: Life Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics and Environmental Science
Anindita Audhkhasi of XII D, Avni Sharma of XI D and Meghna Bhuyan of XI D participated in the health Sciences category, in which our project "Amaltas: The Capable Cassia" bagged the first position.
The second position was bagged by Shruti Barua, Vanshika Kathuria, Saloni Anand and Bhavya Kalia of XII D for the project on "Eco-friendly water treatment and water retention" under the category of agricultural sciences.
Springdales School, Pusa Road organized a multimedia presentation competition during their week long Africa Week Celebrations to mark Afro -Indian friendship and solidarity. The competition involved extensive research and comprehensive presentation. Gayathri Nambiar of XII B and Shreya Dharamrajan of XI B participated in the competition on 26 April 2018. Their presentation on African Music bagged the second prize.
World Scholars Cup 2018 was held at Sun City School, Gurugram on 28 and 29 April. Over 500 students participated from35 top schools of Delhi NCR. Our senior team comprising of Shrey Chhabra , Sanjeet Aggarwal and V.Chaitanya of XI won the overall top team award. They also bagged the first position in scholars bowl which is a team quiz. They bagged third position in scholars challenge which is a written test on the given curriculum and also bagged third position in team debating. Chaitanya won a special award for excellent individual performance in scholars challenge.
Our junior team comprising of Arsh Misra of X C, Syed Sameed Anwar and Sidharth Bhattacharjee of X B also made us very proud. They bagged first position in essay writing and fourth position in scholars challenge. Arsh Mishra got a specialaward for his excellent overall performance. Both the teams have qualified for global rounds to be held at Barcelona, Melbourne and Kuala Lumpur.
Delhi Sanskrit Academy felicitated students for academic excellence in the session 2016-17. Anindita Audhkashi of XII D, Dipankar Jiwani of XII C, Shraddha Mohapatra, Anisha Bhatnagar and Rishav Ray of XII D were felicitated in an award ceremony held on 02 May 2018 for securing more than 95% marks in their class X board exam.
The first edition of Scholarship Program for Awareness, Reasoning and Knowledge (SPARK) started in the month of September 2017 where 300 exceptional boys and girls were selected from the length and breadth of the country. An article a day in TOI was shared over three months for students across the country to analyze and at the end of 90 days they were tested on what they had read. Thereafter,students had to go through a rigorous process that tested their understanding and perspective about national and international issues. We are proud to announce that three of our students, V. Chaitanya of X A, Sidharth Bhattacharjee of IX B and Arsh Misra of IX C are declared winners of this prestigious scholarship program.
Arsh Misra - IX C
Sidharth Bhattacharjee-IX B
V. Chaitanya- X A
A Heritage Awareness Program was organised by Aga Khan Trust for Culture on the occasion of World Heritage Day on 18 April 2018.The program included a guided tour, a quiz competition and workshops on floral painting, art and craft. Yash Vashishth of VIII C secured the first position in the quiz and won a painting kit.
District Chess Association Gurugram organised district level competitions in the month of April. Ranveer Singh Kochar of III A participated in 'under 7' category, competed against over 100 students and secured 14th position. He also received scholarship worth Rs 1,000
tGELF- The Global Educational Leadership Forum nominated Ms.Manpreet Kaur for NFTE( Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship) Global Showcase held at New York ,USA . The selection was based on filling up an application form followed by a grilling interview of the short listed candidates. She represented India in the global showcase in New York, USA on 22 March 2018, after being shortlisted for piloting the “Owning Your Future” programme in 2017. She was awarded with a trophy and a cash prize of $500.
The Pramerica Spirit of Community Awards are given to students in recognition of their efforts to bring about a change in the society. It is a nationwide contest wherein teams or individuals send their entries to Pramerica to be evaluated and judged upon. This year, Mohammed Sandeed Farooq of class XII participated as an individual entry. Out of a record 4000 applications from across India, 16 candidates qualified for the final interview round in the individual category. After the interview with an eminent jury panel, Sandeed Farooq won the silver medallion for his community service initiatives to educate people about acid violence. Five students from Project Sehpaathi, Arsh Misra, Suyash Chitre and Saloni Anand of X C, Tenzin of X B and Pallavi Manchanda of XII A , participated as a team entry. They won a bronze medal among the top 10 team entries.
Times NIE Student of the year Awardis an initiative to felicitate Times NIE student members, who have displayed a rare combination of talent, leadership abilities, performance skills and most importantly, academic excellence. It also recognises their significant contribution made to society. The selection format was in the form of a questionnaire, IX and X mark sheet of the student and certificates of extracurricular achievements earned in the past two years. From amongst the Times NIE members, two students had applied for the award.
We are proud to announce that TIMES NIE, has selected V. Chaitanya of class X A as the awardeefor the Times NIE Student of the year Award for the session 2017-2018. She received a trophy, a certificated of excellence and also a tablet worth Rs. 4000.
On 01 April 2018, the team of Shrey Chhabra, Kartikey Gupta of XII A and Devarshi Paul participated in a moot court competition held at St. Stephens college. It is a simulation of high court where teams represent prosecution or defence in a case as they would in a real life court. Their case was based on Salman Khan hit and run case and they represented both sides in three rounds. Out of 28 teams, Tagoreans did a clean sweep and won overall runners up trophy. Shrey also won overall second best orator while Devarshi won overall third best orator. Kartikey also bagged the best researcher award. In all, the team bagged cash prizes worth ₹7,000.
Saanya Anand of class IX C has been actively participating in INTACH FILMIT INDIA PROJECT and she showcased some great movies on the theme Heritage of India and won various prizes for the same.
This year, for the third consecutive time she has been awarded for " Best Original Story" for the film " Natural Dyes“ in January 2018 at Indian International Centre.