The celebration of the 68th Republic Day began on a solemn note with the school community – students, staff and parents in attendance for the unfurling of the flag, singing of the national anthem and renewal of the pledge.
The students of the primary section aptly dressed as freedom fighters took us back in history and enacted the contributions made by them to the freedom movement. A speech in hindi by a student highlighted the significance and importance of India being a republic in the 21st century. Patriotic songs and dance added to the solemnity of the occasion.
Republic Day was also a fitting occasion when students, individually and house-wise were felicitated for various achievements in academics and sports during the school year.
A surprise item in the celebration was a graceful dance performance by a group of parents which received a resounding ‘encore’ from the audience.
The well organised programme was brought to a close with the singing of a patriotic song by the school teachers.
The 66th Republic Day was celebrated on 26th January, 2015 with the unfurling of the national flag by Ms. Sharda Sharma, the Associate Director and singing of the national anthem by the students, teachers and parents that were present.
The IB students gave an insightful presentation on the meaning of the National Anthem while Ms. Shiba Qureshi dwelt on the significance of Republic Day for India of the 21st Century.
Students of the Primary and Secondary participated in a dance and song activity.
Prize winners at various sports activities in school were felicitated with medals and certificates. The celebration ended on a solemn note with a patriotic song by the DPGA Staff.