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Combating e-waste… Creating e-wareness

  • To counter the worldwide challenge of growing e-waste, the Delfites took a step forward to outreach the community and created e-wareness by collecting discarded mobiles, chargers, batteries or any other discarded accessories of mobiles and recycle it in a very responsible way through Microsoft Nokia.

Our Passionate Teacher Achievers

  • Ms. Gargi Datta Biswas was selected as the Finalist under the Pearson Teaching Awards 2014; category ‘Teaching Excellence in Science’.
  • Ms. Renu Sundriyal Secured 2nd Position at the Inter-State IIHM Teacher Chef India Competition. She received a cash award of Rs. 25,000.
  • Ms. Duhita Parmar (—)

Passionate Leaders

  • Principal Seema Jerath was one of the Trainers for the British Council Team training 40 teachers from 10 Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalayas (KGBVs) including the wardens from West, East, and South Garo Hills, Meghalaya from 13-16 October, 2014. The training modules included, ‘Technology in Education’, ‘Global Citizenship’, ‘100 Words in Communication’ and ‘School Enterprise’ and aimed to develop in girls 21st century skills such as communication, collaboration as also to foster entrepreneurial drive in girls of these schools.
  • Principal Seema Jerath and School Counsellor Charu Seth have been designated as the CBSE Counsellors.
  • Ms. Tarkeshwari Mishra, Faculty, Hindi Department, attended the 6 day long ‘Peace, Security and Human Development’ World Summit representing India amongst the National Heads and representatives of more than 70 nations from August 09-14, 2014. The Summit was organized by universal Peace Federation in Seoul, Korea on ‘The Relevance of Religion for Peace and Development’.
  • Ms. Zohra Lawrence and Ms. Veena Warikoo were selected as Trainers of ‘Drama in Classroom’ project under the British Council Arts Education World Voice Over Programme and trained about 1000 teachers from regions as Patna, Meghalaya, Sikkim (Geyzing, Mangan, Namchi, Gangtok)
  • Ms. Duhita Parmar has now been certified as a ‘Google Certified Teacher’. Receiving her certification from Ms. Bani Dhawan, Educational Outreach, Regional Lead, India, Google.
  • Three teachers of our School; Ms Duhita Parmar, Ms. Anjali Mittal and Ms. Rati Sharma have become the GEG Leads Ghaziabad(Google Educators Group Leads) and are empowering the teachers of our school as well teachers of other schools on using Google Tools effectively in Classrooms. They are empowering teachers to learn, connect and build their capacities by introducing teachers to innovative ways of infusing technology into their classroom practices.
  • Ms. Archana Singh, Coordinator, Classes I-III, got selected for the British Council Curriculum Mapping Exercise. She will be part of the core group of educationists across India who will be creating ‘The Handbook for Embedding International Dimension in the Classroom for Primary Classes’ through the process of mapping classroom learning activities to the prescribed CBSE curriculum, the global citizenship skills, values and international dimension learning outcomes.

Our Passionate Teacher Researchers/Internationally Acclaimed Researches

  • Dr. Mrignaini Shared School’s Research Project on ‘Conservation of Electricity and its Comparison between Schools in India and UK’ sharing school’s approach towards Global Environment and Sustainability at WCCI’s World Conference on Education, California. As the Life Member of WCCI, she was invited to present her Paper at the 16th World Conference on Education on ‘Integrating Education for a Lasting Culture of Peace and Care of Planet Earth’ from August 17-24, 2014 at San Diego, California, USA.
  • Our School Coach, Dr. Himani Tyagi’s Research Paper was published in the international Journal ‘Plant Science’ on Rice SAPs are responsive to multiple biotic stresses and over expression of OsSAP1, an A20/AN1 zinc-finger protein, enhances the basal resistance against pathogen infection in tobacco’.
  • Dr. Sonia Sinha Received the Global Teacher Accreditation Award by Cambridge Education Foundation and British Council for her action research on ‘Impact of Individual Action Plan to improve Spelling of Children with Special Disability‘.
  • This year, Ms. Duhita Parmar and Ms. Anjali Mittal have undertaken action researches under the British Council Global Accreditation Programme on the following topics:
  • Anjali Mittal Can audio books better learners’ listening skills and deliver higher learning outcomes in learners over paper books?
  • Duhita

 

Know thy Mission

  • Delfite Teachers rendered a deeper meaning to the Teacher’s Day celebration as every Department created a Vision and a Mission for their Curriculum Areas focusing on broader learning outcomes for every child. Primary Department (I-III) became the winners of the Inter-Department ‘Share your Vision’ Competition organized on Teacher’s Day 2014. Each winning teacher was awarded a USB Drive by the Unified Learning Pvt. Lmt. Science Department collectively cut the cake for being the 1st Runners up followed by Computer and Music and Dance Department.
  • This year, teachers will further translate their vision to children by reviewing the curriculum areas and aligning it to attain the objectives set into their Vision and Mission Statements.

Our Passionate Teacher Learners

  • Ms. Parul Chabbra, Art Teacher, upgraded her skills by completing the Coursera’s “Introduction to Computational Arts Course” from STONEY BROOK UNIVERSITY with 94%. Congratulations!
  • 20 English Language teachers completed the CiSELT (Certificate in Secondary English Language Teaching) Course and CiPELT (Certificate in Secondary English Language Teaching ) Course by the British Council to bring the English language learning at par with Common European Framework of Reference for Language (CEFR).
  • Many teachers of the School completed the Google Basics for Teaching Course and learnt how to use Google technology to enhance the efficiency, innovation and effectiveness of their teaching.
  • Few teachers of our school completed the CPD (Continuing Professional Development)Courses by the British Council on themes like: Global Citizenship, International Learning, Education for Global Citizenship, Inter Cultural and Global Awareness, Sustainable Partnerships, English for International Exchange, ICT for International Exchange

Our Passionate Student Achievers

  • Rummela Jain, Class X became the British Council Gold Brand Ambassador for Aptis. She along with Ria Saxena, Class IX, had earlier cleared the APTIS Teens for Challenge Competition held at the British Council. After being selected for the Inter-School Extempore Elocution where 110 students from 23 select schools from Delhi, Noida and NCR had participated, Rumella spell bound everyone with her compelling language and communicational skills and became the Gold Brand Ambassador for APTIS.
  • Mrigya Gupta, IX A. Mrigya became the Delhi Champion (Senior) in the Smart Vocab Challenger 2014
  • A group of Delfites got the opportunity to perform live with the famous Indian Singer Mohit Chauhan at a musical concert at the Lotus Temple, New Delhi on March 19, 2015. The performance was part of the British Council World Voice Project that the school is part of. Delfites were trained under the guidance of our teachers Ms. Veena Warikoo and Ms. Zohra Lawrence who are the also the British Council Trainers for this project.

Our Young Artists Splash Out!

  • Ridhi’s Painting Gets Selected for the NPSC-UNIC 2015 Calendar – Riddhi Garg, V C. The selection of the paintings was done by a committee constituted by the United Nations International Children’s Education Fund(UNICEF). The calendar was released on the Human Rights Day on December 10, 2014 by Dr. Kiran Bedi. Copies of the calendar will be circulated by the United Nations to all their Missions across the world along with their headquarters at the New York and Geneva. This painting Competition on the theme ‘yoUNg@70′ was organized by National Progressive Schools’ Conference and United Nations Information Centre for students from classes III-V of the NPSC schools. Great Achievement Riddhi!

Vidhi’s Posters Gets Selected for New Year Consumer Awareness Wall Calendar

  • The creative Posters of Viddhi Jangra, Class IX and Cheshta Mittal, Class XII selected for the New Year Consumer Awareness Wall Calendar 2015 by the Centre for Consumer Studies, Indian Institute of Public Administration.

Shreya Becomes One of Country’s Best Thread Magicians

  • Shreya Verma, VI A won the Third Prize among 12,500 participants from more than 88 schools in India in the Young Merlins Category at the ‘Thread Magical Nationals 2014′ thread craft competition organized by Anchor Education Service. Along with the honour of being one of the country’s best thread magicians, Shreya has been awarded with a Bronze Medal, a Certificate of Excellence and a Gift Voucher of Rs. 2000.

Dance all the Way

  • The Dance team won 1st Position at the 17th Global Female Folk Dance Competition organized by Charu Castle Foundation and District Administration, Kullu, Himachal Pradesh Government. October, 2014.

Celebrating Our Thinkers: And the ‘Think Wizard of the Year’ Award Goes to…

  • Sarthak Mehta, X C, became the ‘Think Wizard’ of the year closely followed by Somya Agarwal, X A, Gurnoor Kaur, IX C, Aniket Gupta VI F, Shivam Rohilla XII D. Sarthak had been consistent in solving the weekly online think puzzles and had made it to attempting the maximum number of puzzles with most correct answers.
  • Also, Raghav Goyal, IX A was declared as the Aptitude Wizard and awarded a Samsung Galaxy Tab as he qualified for the City Level Round of Times NIE Think and Learn Challenge 2015. Raghav made his place in the top 10 percent of students from about 2 Lakh students from 450 schools of NCR.

Three Years in a Row: Delfites win the Rajiv Gandhi National Talent Competition

  • Winners Kartikay, Navneel Mandal, Class X, Vaishnavi Rai, Class XI, Diksha Arora, Ayushi Singhal and Akansh, Class XI Receiving the Award at the Urdu Ghar Auditorium, February 13, 2015 << Caption under the photograph>>
  • Moksha Gulati

Academics

  • Navya Gupta, Class XII cleared the highly prestigious Aptitude Test at the Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana 2014-15 by Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. She was selected to appear for an Interview at the Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi.
  • Navya Gupta and Mehak Gupta also qualified for the 2nd Round of Vaigyanika 2014. Mehak Gupta, XI, in Maths, Navya Gupta, XII, in Chemistry and Maths.
  • Mehak Gupta, XI became the NTSE Scholar 2014.
  • Arish cleared 1st Round of National Biology Olympiad; Navya cleared the 1st Round of National Physics, Chemistry and Astronomy. Both selected in the Top 300 students and qualified for the 2nd Round conducted by Homi Bhaba Research Centre.
  • Namit Aggarwal, IX A and Yoganshu Bhagat, IX A Won the Third Prize at the Weather and Climate Quiz on India Meteorological Department (IMD) Foundation Day. They were rewarded trophies by Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Science and Technology and Earth Sciences. January, 2015
  • 6 Delfites: Soutrik Bandhopadhyay XII D, Soumya Jain XII C, Prakarsh Parashar XII C, Animesh Sen Gupta XII D, Arnab Banerjee XII D, and Shivanshu Choudhary XII D cleared the Written Test at the National Defence Academy (NDA).
  • 8 Delfites secure an All India Rank below 80 in National Creativity Olympiad

Sports

  • Yamini Rutela, VII A became the Winner at the Round Robin Tennis Tournament organized by Master Mind Tennis Academy
  • Kunal and Saket’s Perfect Strokes

Collective Efforts, Big Results!: Overall Trophies

  • February 03, 2015: Delfites win the Overall Trophy at ‘Robotronics’- the 3rd Inter-School Robotics Competition held at DPSG International, Dasna
  • January, 2015: Delfites won the Running Trophy at Vasant Utsava 2015 by Ahlcon International School, New Delhi.
  • November 2014: Delfites won the Rolling Trophy at Compufest 2014 organized by Seth Anandram Jaipuria School
  • November, 2014: The Roller Skating Teams of the School became the Runners Up by winning Three trophies and 49 Medals at the 2nd Invitational Roller Skating Championship 2014 organized by National Federation of Physical Education
  • October 2014: Karate Team won the Inter School Karate Championship by winning 5 Gold, 13 Silver and 17 Bronze Medals. The event was organized by Tenshinkan Karate Association of Ghaziabad
  • The Yoga team of the School won 2nd Position at the 6th District Yoga Championship organized at K.D.B Public School

 

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