CONTENTS ……..Editorial …….Message from the Principal …….Toddler’s Trends (Nursery – III) …..... The Rising Stars (IV – VIII) ……. Seniors’ Speak (IX – XII) ……..Activities Galore…….. ISA Award …….. and much more
It’s a proud privilege to become a part of the newsletter, which is a mirror of the tireless endeavour put in by the Modernites. It is a glimpse of the unflinching dedication, devotion and exemplary spirit of our students. This issue is an open window through which one can see the panoramic view of the diligence to portray the vibrant culture into a piece of writing. I believe that there is nothing more stimulating than a good piece of information in the print form as it has proved to be the perfect platform to showcase the talents of our students. Last but not the least, a note of gratitude to everyone who helped in giving the desired shape to the present issue of the newsletter. “The future of humanity is in the hands of those who are capable of providing the generations to come with reasons for life and optimism.”NEWSLETTER TEAM:Ms. Simerdeep KaurMs. Kavita BhatiaMs. Naina NagpalMs. Kajal BajajMs. Nayan.
I greet all my students and the staff members on the release of this current issue ofthe newsletter . It’s a matter of immense pleasure to see my students keeping pacewith the changes going on across the globe along with the life skills. It is ourutmost sincere duty to ensure that the blooming buds’ upbringing must inculcateself-discipline while excelling in their lives. Greatness in any field is never achievedin its absence. It is the way to attain strength of will, breadth of sympathy,loftiness of character and consequent holistic development in real terms.“Perfection of human system both mind and body is to be sought and struggled forand then it is gained.”I am sure, “The music will remain in the heart long after it is heard no more. “Looking forward for another milestone to be attained…….. Alka Kapur
TODDLER’S TRENDS . When I smile Many people like summer season because of mangoes My face starts glowing. but many don’t like it When I smile because of hot weather; still I enjoy my summer vacation. It My eyes start shining was because of the extended When I smile holidays that we got. Truly a My heart starts pumping summer bonanza! Since the holiday homework was When I smile already done, the feast was My feet start dancing Spiderman 3 with a fine dining in a lavish restaurant. When I smile It was a memorable time for Learning becomes easy me. When I smile Vanshika PuriThe world becomes beautiful. III C Mehak Arora II A II A
THE RISING STARS THE MONKEY BUSINESS YOUR INNER VOICEA monkey climbed the roof of a house and Amidst all clamorentertained the people, who had gatheredbelow to watch his antics. After it had gone, Stay calm, stay quietan ass which carved popularity climbed theroof and tried to perform similar tricks. In the Only then will you hearprocess, it dislodged and broke several tiles. Your inner voice.The owner of the house was furious. Hisservants went up, drove the ass down and Let your heart lead and your mindbeat it blue and black. follow the dictates ofMORAL: Actions that suit others may not suityou. BE YOURSELF. your inner voice. JUST FOR FUN The captain of your shipA dog spotted a rabbit and started chasing And your guiding lighthim, but the rabbit got away. Seeing this, agoat stopped to gloat. “Too fast for you, That shields you from all evil & vice.wasn‟t that?”, he sneered. “Why are yousurprised?” said the dog. “I was chasing him Whenever in a dilemmafor fun; he was running for his life.” Seek advice and heed toMORAL: Performance depends on suggestionsmotivation. But never ever ignore your own HANGING TOGETHER inner voice.The farmer set a trap for the cranes that Your inner voice, your greatestwere eating grains from his fields and caught strengthseveral of them. Among them was a stork.“ You can see I don‟t belong here.”, Said the Even when the whole world turnsstork. “I am a law abiding bird. Please let me against yougo”. “ You may well be what you claim to be”,said the farmer. “ But I caught you along with It remains your best friend.these robbers, so you will have to hang withthem.” Shivani MittalMORAL: You are judged by the company you IX Akeep. Saksham Narula VI D
SENIORS’ SPEAK Cricket: India‟s Pride The „SATYAMEV JAYATE‟ MagicCricket is a game which originated from England and A very eye opening slogan used inslowly and gradually, it spread to its colonies and one of the episodes of Satyamevother nations as well. It has now become a world Jayate “Rewired, not retired”. Thefavourite game. It is popularly known as Gentlemen‟s old man who spoke this proverbgame. India has got the world‟s best cricket team was very right in saying so.along with the world‟s finest players. India won the Although one gets old, rather„World Cup‟ twice, in 1983 as well as in 2011. Kapil everyone has to someday, yet keepDev, the Haryana Hurricane and the 1983 Indian your heart always young. It soundscricket team captain brought the cup home and it was weird to behave „childish‟ but it‟sa moment of pleasure and pride for each and every no harm remaining „childlike‟. ItIndian and everyone lived it to the fullest. The history was very much appreciable that therepeated itself in 2011 when under M.S. Dhoni, the man, even at an age of 65, carrieshelicopter shot specialist, India won the cup for the such great thoughts within himselfsecond time. Just loved that moment, celebrations all and wants to try dancing andaround, India dancing in its own tune. Wow…that wasa lifetime . India even put its hands over the T-20 world shooting which, unfortunately, hecup and became the first team to win it. India‟s lust was unable to do in his childhood.and passion for cricket could very well be seen in the This is not just an inspiration for theIndian Premier League when people go mad for the oldies but also a brilliant messagegame. Everywhere „Lays and Pepsi‟ party, people for our youngsters that „never givewatching it together with full zeal and excitement is up or feel yourself retired.‟ Simply,what gives out our real feelings and love for the game. learn to rewire all your hidden strengths and potential and alwaysSachin Tendulkar, also well known as the „God of face all challenges of life with aCricket‟ even at the age of 39, represents our Indian smile. There is no age bar for yourcricket team which, in itself is a great thing. He is the wishes and desires. You just needone to score highest runs in the ODIs and test to be „umarless‟ and all dreamsmatches. He is the first batsman to hit a double would turn true. To end up,century in the ODI. “Nobody grows old merely by livingIndian team is full of legendary personalities and a number of years. We grow old byablest players and that accounts for the very reason deserting our ideals. Years maywhy India excelled in every match it played and left its wrinkle the skin, but, to give upfootprints in every field it stepped on. enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.”ChAk dE…InDiAAAAA…….!! Divya Rao X B Jaskirat Singh XI B
It is a matter of great honour that our school has been successfully accredited with the BritishCouncil International School Award for the session 2012 - 2015.British council, Delhi organized warm up for London Olympics 2012 atthe British Council Library to brief everyone about the activities thathave been conducted to mark the Olympic year in London. Shiva Sethiand Shivendra Singh of class XII were selected to present a report and apower point presentation on the SPORTS CAMP on YOUTHLEADERSHIP which was a residential camp attended by 5 studentsand a PT instructor. The efforts were highly appreciated by all.
1. WORKSHOP ON VEDIC MATHS: FOR CLASS VI – X : 16 sutras or formulae were given to the students so that they could solve all types of Mathematical problems.2. WORKSHOP ON MULTIMEDIA PRESENTATION: It was organized by the British Council Commission to make the students aware about innovations in the field of multimedia.3. WORKSHOP ON TEACHING OF ENGLISH : As organized by the Oxford university at Jaspal Kaur Public School , the workshop focused on effective teaching of English and was attended by Ms. Simerdeep, PGT (English).4. WORKSHOP BY FORUM OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS, Delhi : It was organized at India International Center. Teachers who attended were Ms. Sapna Minglani, Mr. Kawal Arora and Ms. Naina Nagpal. They were enriched with the expertise of the resource persons Ms. Nalini Singh, Mr. M.M. Pant and Mr. Steve Roberts.5. WORKSHOP ON VEDIC MATHS : Ms. Sanjeeta and Ms.Sarika Parashar attended the workshop organized by Edu heal.
BOOKMARK MAKING ACTIVITY CLASS III 20/4/2012PARTICIPANTS CLASS RESULTTanish Sachdeva III C BEST PRESENTATIONKashish Grover III A CREATIVITYKinjal Bansal III ARakshit Nalwa III DAkshat Aggarwal III CNandika Wadhwani III C NEAT PRESENTATIONKashish Arora III A POT DECORATION COMPETITION CLASS IX 11/4/2012PARTICIPANTS CLASS RESULTSNIKHIL BHATIA IX A BEST PRESENTATIONVIVEK BHATIA IX B CREATIVE EFFORTSSIMRAN SHARMA IX B
FRENCH QUIZ CLASS VIII 10/5/2012PARTICIPANTS CLASS RESULTYogesh Nayyar VIII D FirstDivya VIII B FirstDisha Peshwani VII D FirstNitesh Nayyar VII C First POSTER MAKING ACTIVITY CLASS VI 03/5/2012PARTICIPANTS CLASS RESULTKritika Keswani VI E Best CreativityAkshat Sharma VI A Good EffortsKhushi Sharma VI B Best PresentationApoorva VI D OverallMohit VI E Neatness PHOTO FRAME MAKING ACTIVITY CLASS X 9/4/2012PARTICIPANTS CLASS RESULTADITI SINGH XA BEST PRESENTATIONANISHA ROHILLA X A BEST CREATIVITYSAMBHAV XC GOOD EFFORTSHEENA X DKANKU VYAS X C OVERALL PRESENTATION
EARTH DAY To sensitize the students on the need to save the green planet, EarthDay was celebrated in the school on 23 April 2012 by the students ofClass I. Students were given drawing sheets so that they can use theirimagination and innovation in painting their planet earth as per theirown wish. They were also briefed about the conservation of naturalresources. The activity certainly accomplished its goal to make thestudents understand the need of preserving the environment. Mothers’ Day (2nd May 2012)‘A mother is a child’s best friend.’ Mothers’ Day was celebrated inschool by the students of class I on 2nd May 2012, where the youngones displayed their love for their mothers by making beautiful cardsfor them. Both the students and their mothers enthusiasticallyparticipated in the activity.
The Directorate of Education(Sports Branch) granted scholarship to 5students of our school for their outstanding performance in the field of sports.NAME OF THE STUDENT CLASS PRIZE AMOUNTSWATI SINGHAL XII C 2500/-MANVEEN KAUR XI C 2500/-DIVJYOTI MALHOTRA XI C 2500/-SUMITA XII 1000/- (passout)AMAN MOHTA XI A 2500/-Md. Bushamsh Muntazir of class VIIIsession (2012-2013) has been declared StateTopper Delhi in mathematics inInternational Assessments for IndianSchools by Educational AssessmentAustralia, of the university of New SouthWales, Australia,(EAA - UNSW) andMacmillan Publishers India Ltd.
THE WINNING STROKES – Accomplishments at the Interschool and Zonal levelsDeeksha Bajaj of class XII bagged First position in InterSchoolDebate Competition held at Indraprastha World School ,Paschim Vihar on 4 May 2012.Our students participated in an Interschool event ‘KRITI’organised by DAV Ashok Vihar School on 30 April 2012 and wonvarious positions for their spectacular work in Art. EVENT NAME OF THE STUDENT CLASS POSITION NATURE IN A YUGANK GUPTA VI A I GLASS APOORVA VI DFASHION SHOW PLAKSHA JAMMORIA III II KINJAL BANSAL III SANCHIT THAKUR III
"Leadership is all about uplifting theminds of individuals towards fulfillinghis/her own goals in life" rightly statedby Ms. Alka Kapur, the school Principalon the investiture ceremony held on8 May, 2012. The ceremony began withthe dance sequence by the exuberantyoungsters of our school where theydepicted the struggle of a young girldreaming about being the head girl ofthe school and then with her hard worksuccessfully achieved it. The dancesequence was followed by a thematicsong on which the young leadersmarched ahead to receive their abiding duties. “Interact club “was introduced during the ceremony and the esteemedmembers of the interact club Delhi Akash Zone north gracedthe occasion. The program commenced with the encouragingwords of Ma’am Principal.
SATURDAY,28 APRIL 2012 trips were organised to various places for differentclasses to innunciate the starting of a brilliant academic session.CLASS VI GANDHI ETERNAL MUSEUMCLASS VII & VIII NATIONAL SCIENCE CENTRECLASS IX NATIONAL MUSEUMCLASS X INDIAN AGRICULTURE RESEARCH INSTIUTECLASS XI HUMAYUN TOMBCLASS XII MODERN ART GALLERY Coming up in the next issue……. Plethora of activities Thought provoking articles by our young writers ….and much more…