Earth Week Celebration
A week long campaign was started to make the human race aware about the importance of their planet by Ramakrishnanians. During the week special assemblies were conducted. All the students emphasized in promoting eco –friendly practices like keeping class room and school premises clean, using paper bags instead of plastic bags. Students performed a skit in the morning assembly on 22nd April, 2016, displaying different messages to conserve nature. Banners and colourful charts were put up with phrases, “Go Green” and “Save Our Earth”. Students were made aware about the importance of saving the environment. A speech was delivered on, “Environmental Issues and their Solutions “by students.
At the end the students took a pledge to protect their Mother Earth and understood the importance of keeping the planet healthy.
RKS Holds Investiture Ceremony
School organized investiture ceremony on 18th February, 2017 to appoint members of the students’ council. Class XI students, Himanshi Goyal and Yash Bhardwaj were selected as the Head Boy and the Head Girl respectively, criteria of their selection being discipline, regularity, punctuality and their scores in the class. They took the oath to discharge their duties to the best of their capabilities.
Ramakrishna bids Adieu
Ramakrishna Senior Secondary School bade farewell on 18th February, 2017 to the outgoing Class XII students. The teachers, incharges of the senior and the primary wing respectively also conveyed their good wishes to the outgoing batch and exhorted them to go ahead to fulfil their dreams. A few students of Class XII and alumnis shared their cherished memories on the occasion.
The colourful function had some nostalgic moments and came to an end with the note of mixed feelings, ventures and sorrows of parting with the school.
Ramakrishna Senior Secondary School presented melange of patriotic activities in the school premises on 14th August 2016 with traditional fervor and gusto to celebrate Independence Day. Children were dressed up in saffron, white and green colors. To commemorate the sovereignty of our nation, the Chief Guest, Sh. I.P.Aggarwal, Chairman Triveni Educational and Social Welfare Society unfurled the tricolor flag and all in union sang the flag song. The students presented a cultural programme which included patriotic songs, folk dances and performed skits showing the fervor of patriotism. The Chairman also highlighted the importance of the day and explained the students how our country attained freedom. The programme came to end with the recitation of the National Anthem.
REPUBLIC DAY CELEBRATION
Republic Day was celebrated with a patriotic fervor at RKS on 25th January, 2017. The Chief Guest, Mr. I.P Aggarwal, Chairman, Triveni Educational and Social Welfare Society hoisted the flag and stressed the inculcation of true patriotic feelings amongst the students. Students showcased effective speeches, patriotic songs, dance drama and skit. The Principal, Dr. Mamta Aggarwal enlightened the students regarding their duties towards the nation. The programme ended with the recitation of the National Anthem.
Picnic to World of Wonder
In order to give a break and to rejuvenate the spirits of the students, the school organized a picnic for the students of classes IX, X and XII, to the World of Wonder, an amusement park at Noida on 15th October, 2016. The moment the students entered the World of Wonder, they were overjoyed by the sight of numerous swings. The wobble rides swayed the students according to their whims and exhilarated their senses. The students had endless experience of joy and thrill as the rides in WOW flipped them upside down five times in five seconds and dropped them from the height of 25 metres leaving them completely awestruck. The other attractions included the slides like Big Beat, Mega Disco etc. The students also enjoyed their visit to the Haunted House which was quite scary but added to the fun. Light refreshment and buffet lunch was also served to the students. By the evening, the memorable day ended with a refreshing experience.
Picnic to Pratapgarh Farm
Nothing thrills the school students more than a fun day spent as picnic with their friends to an amusing place. So to add charm and interest to the students’ monotonous school life routine, the school organized a picnic to Pratapgarh Farms, Jhajjar, Haryana, for the students of Classes I to VIII on 15th October, 2016. Before reaching Pratapgarh Farms, fields and open space welcomed the students as this can only be seen in a village. Upon reaching the place, the students witnessed a very serene place with lush green fields, fun filled activities and pure rural food. There were numerous activities like dart shooting, archery, sling shot, air gun shooting etc., that kept the students busy the whole day. The students enjoyed camel ride, followed by tractor and cart ride. There was provision for many games like badminton, chess, table tennis, cricket etc. After enjoying these games, the students headed for the lunch which was in the form of buffet. The students also took part in rural activities such as pottery, mud lep, grinding grains, making ghee and butter milk etc. Tea, snacks, jalebi and many other such snacks were available throughout. Many of the students got attracted to the rural market which had- haat for bangles, colourful footwear and handicraft products. In gist, it was a never ending fun and our students got acquainted with a pure ambience like that of a village and got a break from the hustle and bustle of daily city life.
Educational Trip to Gujarat and Diu
The school organized an educational trip to Gujarat and Diu from 1st to 6th January 2017, to make students acquaint with incredible India and to motivate and boost up students’ inquisitiveness and eagerness. It was truly an enriching experience as the students gained knowledge in variety of fields, ranging from religious to historical and cultural. Every student who was part of this trip returned with newly acquired knowledge and inquisitive mind. The students got first hand experience beyond the classroom situations and this helped in expanding their educational horizons. It also made them articulate and confident. During their stay in Ahmedabad for two days, the students visited Sabarmati Ashram, where they got acquainted with the life of Mahatma Gandhi. The third day they reached Gir where they visited the Somnath Temple, a famous temple of Lord Shiva. They also visited the Arabian Sea where they enjoyed the camel safari. The next day they went to Diu and visited its famous Diu Fort, Diu Museum, St. Pauls Church and Nagoa Beach. The next morning the students were taken to the Dealiya National Park known for Asiatic lions where they saw antelopes, lions, hyenas, black bucks etc. The same day they reached Dwarka late at night and on the fifth day; they went to Dwarkadheesh Temple, famous for Lord Krishna and also visited the birth place of Mahatma Gandhi in Porbandar. After this, the students were taken to the famous Sudama – Krishna Temple. The trip had been an amalgamated experience of both learning and fun for them which inculcated the ability to think, take decisions and act independently.
Ramakrishna Senior Secondary School celebrated Diwali on 27th October, 2016, to boost up the spirit among students. Dr. Mamta Aggarwal, the Principal, motivated the students to celebrate Diwali in an eco-friendly manner by avoiding crackers and rather lighting candles and diyas, thereby getting a clean and hygienic environment. Following her advise, students from middle wing enacted a skit and recited poems based on Diwali with a message
“Victory of Good Over Evil” which fecilitated the idea of happiness and prosperity. The senior students marched a rally ‘Patake Hatao Pardushan Mitao’ to create general awareness among the masses.
RKS organized Maths Exhibition on 10th September, 2016 in the school premises to acquaint mathematics practical utility among the students. It was held under the guidance of Maths Faculty. Many projects and working models were made by the students from Class II to Class XII, which helped to simplify various complex topics and to understand use of mathematics in practical life. Some of the models were : Circumference of the circle and value of Pie, Concepts of Derivatives, Parametric Equation, Mathematics in real life, Banking or Roads and many more. The teachers and students were extremely thankful to their Principal, Dr. Mamta Aggarwal for always encouraging the students for making such occasions a grand success.
Science Exhibition 2016 was organized at Ramakrishna Senior Secondary School on 10th September, 2016, a move away from the methods of rote learning and emphasizing for the overall development of students by linking textual knowledge with their everyday practical experience. All the students from Classes II to XII participated in the event very enthusiastically. Students exhibited various models showing methods to reduce increasing global warming by planting more and more trees, using C.N.G. for vehicles and solar panels for electricity production. The school Principal, Dr. Mamta Aggarwal and Academic Advisor, Dr. S.K. Bhatia inspired and applauded the students with the objective of creating awareness of science education among the learners and encouraged the students to explore, the new horizons in the field of science.
Commerce Exhibition was organized on 10th September, 2016 to provide a good understanding of the environment in which a business firm operates. The main theme of the exhibition was to represent the real life situation of Business and Industry. Many charts, posters and models were prepared by class XI and XII students. Academic Advisor, Dr. S.K. Bhatia judged the models and appreciates students’ efforts and motivated them to showcase their intellect and hard work in future also. The students and parents visited the exhibition. Parents took keen interest in various exhibits displayed by the students.
A special assembly on Janamashtmi was organized on 24th August, 2016. The students of the middle and the primary wing presented a beautiful dance performance, depicting Lord Krishna in a mesmerizing manner. It was celebrated with full zeal and zest. The Principal, Dr. Mamta Aggarwal, appreciated the efforts put by students and teachers. It revived the heritage of culture in Ramakrishnanians.
CHILDRENS’ DAY CELEBRATION
Children’s Day was celebrated in RKS on 14th November 2016 to commemorate Chacha Nehru’s birthday with fun and frolic. The faculty members delivered a speech and sang a song for students mentioning the relevance of the day. The Principal, Dr. Mamta Aggarwal, extended her heartiest greetings to the students on the occasion and encouraged the students to put forward their best in life.
RKS CELEBRATES ITS SILVER JUBILEE AT THE ANNUAL DAY FUNCTION
RKS celebrated its lusturous 25th Silver Jubilee at the Annual Day and Prize Distribution Function on 17th December, 2016. Swami Swasamvedyananda Ji was the honourable Chief Guest on the occasion, Dr. A.K. Saxena, Deputy Director of Education, District-West B, presided over the function, the Guest of Honour was Smt. Bimla Kumari, Deputy Director of Education, Zone-18 who graced the occasion by her benign presence. Shri I. P. Aggarwal , Chairman Triveni Educational and Social Welfare Society, Professor Y. L. Grover, Chairman School Management Committee were other distinguished guests of the evening.
The Principal, Dr. Mamta Aggarwal, welcomed the guests and read out the Annual Report highlighting the achievements of the school. The achievers in different fields were also felicitated with medals and certificates by the Chief Guest and the other distinguished guests.
This year RKS presented a ballet with the theme Guru-Shishya, depicting the eternal bond between the two. The students presented different aspects of
student –teacher relationship, highlighting examples from the past history. The Guru-Shishya bond of Guru Dronya and Arjuna, Acharya Chanakya and Chandragupta Maurya, Mata Jijabai and Chatrapati Shivaji, Shree Gopal Krishna Gokhle and Mahatma Gandhi and Shree Ramakrishna Paramhansa and Swami Vivekananda was beautifully portrayed as roles in the ballet.
The Chief Guest, in his address, congratulated the students for their outstanding achievements and the performance on the stage. He also encouraged the students to identify their strengths and interests and also to participate in extracurricular activities to develop their personalities. Prof. Lalit Aggarwal, the Vice President, Management Education and Research Institute, extended the ‘Vote of Thanks’ and the glittering evening came to an end with the recitation of the National Anthem.
Ramakrishna Senior Secondary school organized West Delhi’s biggest Winter Carnival 2016-2017, an open talent hunt show on 11th and 12th February, 2017. It showcased interesting chain of events that called the students from various neighbouring schools to reveal their skills, talents, wits and capabilities on one platform. It combined different activities which were performed in a positively charged, exciting atmosphere.
The stage was all set for participants to express talent, technique and flair of dancing and singing skills. Participants were in attractive costumes at their impressive best on the stage to display talent and skill in free style dance. Various games stalls were also put up in the premises along with the food junction where delicious food items were served. There was a huge gathering to watch the programme. The event came to an end with the distribution of cycles as lucky draws to one student from each class.
ART AND CRAFT EXHBITION
Art and Craft forms an integral part of our Indian culture. It brings out the true essence of the country. The school successfully organized an “Art and Craft Exhibition” in the premises of the school on 4th February, 2017 promoting the creativity of pupils. The students displayed ‘Artistic Pieces’ made out of waste materials. The exhibition had a good collection of decoration materials, soft toys and paintings. It gave an opportunity to the budding artists to display their creative talents and develop young artists to display a humane outlook. This annual event is keenly awaited by teachers, students and their parents. The Principal, Dr. Mamta Aggarwal, appreciated all the arrangements made in the exhibition and lauded the teachers and the students for making it such a grand success.