"Great leaders don't set out to be a leader...They set out to make a difference. Its never about the role but always about the Goal!"

DPS Rishikesh organized an Investiture Ceremony for the prefectorial body for the session 2023 -2024 on the 2nd of August,2023.

The ceremony commenced with lightening of the ceremonial lamp by our chairman - Mr. Keshav Mohan Aggarwal, the director - Mr. Sanjay Kuqsal and the principal of the school - Ms. Neelam Thapliyal and also the choir who sang the school song. The newly appointed prefects were handed over their respective badges and satches from the chairman, director, principal and their parents who were also present on this joyous and a proud ocassion. Our principal, Ms. Neelam Thapliyal, delivered the oath to the new prefectorial body for this session. The chairman, director and our principal congratulated the students and also motivated them to be great leaders and to achieve greater heights..

The ceremony was concluded by a plantation drive which was performed by the prefects and their parents.

(1) School Captains-   Nalini Panwar, Anirudh Binjola

(2) Sports Captains-   Samiksha Frasi, Sambhav Kumar

(3) Ganga House Captains-   Akshara Gulhati, Saiyansh Kapoor

(4) Yamuna House Captains-   Gauri Bhatt, Yuvraj Gulhati

(5) Satluj House Captains-   Sheela, Yukti Lohani

(6) Chenab House Captains-   Yash, Ashutosham

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DPS Rishikesh celebrated Independence day with great fervour.

The day began with the hoisting of the national flag by Mr. Keshav Aggarwal, (Chairman of the School). In his speech, he emphasized the significance of  independence and the sacrifices made by our freedom fighters. He also motivated the students and gave worthy thought provoking advices from the flick of Domino's in the ''Domino's Effect'' to the tickle of thoughts about being a responsible citizen.

After the flag hoisting ceremony, various cultural programs were organized by the students. There were patriotic songs, dances, and skits that showcased the rich cultural diversity of our country. The performances were both entertaining and educational, reminding the students of the importance of unity and patriotism.

Following the cultural programs, Principal Mrs. Neelam Thapliyal addressed the students, highlighting the value of freedom and the responsibility it carries. She stressed the importance of being responsible citizens and contributing towards the betterment of the country.

Lastly, as a gesture of celebration, sweets were distributed to all the students. This symbolized the joy and happiness of the occasion while fostering a sense of togetherness among the students.

Overall, the 77th Independence Day celebration at Delhi Public School was a memorable and inspiring event, reminding everyone present of the sacrifices made by our ancestors for the freedom we enjoy today.

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Beat The Heat With Aqua Fun!

To beat the heat and to have fun, a splash pool is the best option. One can't have more fun than playing with water on a hot day in a splash pool ! So, we organised a pool party on the school campus. Splash pool is the fulfilled activity which gives children an opportunity to explore and enjoy together in water on a sunny day. To beat the heat with the soothing coolness of the pool.

This serves as the perfect time for the children to create more strong bonds with their friends and just to be happy and cheerful.

Benefits Of Pool Party In School Campus

This serves as the perfect time for the children to create more strong bonds with their friends and just to be happy and cheerful.

Water play activities in young children.Strenghten motor skills, built balance, ability to PROPEL and Navigate. It strengthens the child's body balance, muscles strengthen and coordination.

The pool party for the students in Pre-nursery to Grade 2 was a huge success. The children were ecstatic to jump into the pool and splash around with their friends.

The children had a great time playing games and singing along to their favorite songs.

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"Mother Love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible"- Marrion C. Garetty

Mothers' Day is usually celebrated in the second week of May. It is special because we get an opportunity to express respect, honour, and love towards our mothers. DPS Rishikesh celebrated this beautiful bond of mother and her child by hosting an event. Our Principal, Ms. Neelam Thapliyal, commenced the programme by lightening the lamp.Students sang melodious songs and danced gracefully for their mothers. They put in their heart and soul to prepare for this special day by the assistance of our faculty. Special one minute games like Bindi Sticking, Fashion Show, Build the Pyramid and I have Uno Cards were organized for the event. Graceful dance and amazing acting performances by the children and their mothers was the highlight of the day.The afternoon was concluded with a special vote of thanks from our principal. The winners were awarded for their zeal and exceptional perfomances in the games organized.
Wishing you all the beautiful mothers a Very Happy Mothers' Day!

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DPS Rishikesh organised its Anuual Sports Day from class 3 to 11 on the 23rd of December, 2022.

A glorious day that embarked the emblem of cooperation and sports spirit not only among students but teachers also.

The chief guest of the day, Dr. Dharmendra Prakash Bhatt, is an Asian Medalist in Boxing and has been a coach of the Indian boxing team from the year 1989 to 1995. Sir has been a part of the 2 Asian games, the Commonwealth games, 3 World Level Championships, 4 Asian level Championships, 4 SAF Games and 8 National Games. He was a champion of International Boxing and won many prevalent awards like Dronacharya Lifetime. Our day started with the flag hoisting and lamp lightening. March past filled our spirits with patriotism. It was followed
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Annual Sports Day of class Pre Nursery to 2 was celebrated with great enthusiasm at Delhi Public School, Rishikesh on 22nd December 2022.

The School's playground was overflowing with zeal, passion and excitement. The programme began with the arrival of the Principal Mrs.Neelam Thapliyal.The students displayed a wide array of energetic and bouncy sports events ranging from P.T. , Zumba Dance, track events, Hoola Hoops. The students mesmerized the audience with their energetic performances.

Teachers were present to raise the morale of the students. The Principal and The Coordinator Ms Swechha gave away the medals and the certificates to the winners of the various sports events.
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Aniket Aswal of Grade XI secured 2nd runner up trophy in the 'Fashion show' depicting Navrasa :- The nine emotions conducted under 'Vividhanjali ' held at Delhi Public School , Dehradun on 5th November, 2022.
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DPS, Rishikesh organised a picnic/day out to Lachhiwala( Classes Pre-nursery- 2), Dehradun Zoo (Classes 3 - 6) and PVR (Classes 7 - 11), where the children had a great time with their friends and teachers. Sharing a glimpse of how cheerful and happy our students were to have a day out. View Photo Gallery

Childhood is about innocence & playfulness,it is about joy & freedom that must be celebrated everyday, even after growing up! Rejoicing this unique Spirit of Childhood, Children's Day was celebrated with immense joy & Splendour at DPS, Rishikesh. Here is a glimpse of the programme. View Photo Gallery

Delhi Public School, Rishikesh conducted various activities throughout the week starting from 7th November to 11th November to celebrate our cute budding tots. The students of classes play group to prep were involved and they actively participated in the Fancy Dress Competition, Show and Tell activity, Longest hair Competition , Mask Making Competition and Clay Modelling Activity. These activities are not only fun to do but also help the children in building their confidence. View Photo Gallery

Delhi Public School , Rishikesh organized an Inter House Football Competition for the students of Grade 6 to 11 in which Satluj House secured the 1st Position , Ganga House clenched the 2nd Position and Yamuna House bagged the 3rd Position.
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Delhi Public School , Rishikesh organized a Mask Making Competition for the students of Grade Pre-Nursery to V
We congratulate all the Students for displaying their beautiful creativity. View Photo Gallery

To celebrate the beautiful bond between a Brother and Sister a 'Rakhi Making Competition' was organised in the school. The theme of the competition was Eco-friendly Rakhies. It was made sure that all the Rakhies made by the students were environment friendly. The activity was not just fun to do, but it also inculcated a sense of responsibility towards the environment. View Photo Gallery

Shruti Gupta of Grade 9 Secured 1st Position in Painting (Held on the auspicious eve of Janmashtami in Madhuban Ashram, Rishikesh ) in the Senior CategoryView Photo Gallery

  • A heart whelming programme for 75th Independence Day

DPS Rishikesh celebrated Independence day with great fervour. The students performed enriching activities like speech, poem recitation, group songs, group dances and role plays, which pierced our hearts with the feeling of pride and love for our country.

The chairman Mr. Keshav Mohan addressed the students and gave worthy thought provoking advices from the flick of Domino's in the “Domino's Effect” to the tickle of thoughts about being a responsible citizen. The Principal, Ms. Neelam Thapliyal appreciated the students for their performances and encouraged them to be good towards ourselves, the society and the country as well. The day was a platter of “patriotism, happiness and pride” with the seasoning of “responsibility in it” View Photo Gallery

"Without the study of Sanskrit one cannot become a true Indian and a true learned man."
- Mahatma Gandhi
  • Eloquency of speech makes you a confident person

A shloka recitation competition was held for Classes Pre Nursery to VI. Students chanted shlokas very beautifully. Winners were chosen on the basis of coherency , enunciation , eloquence and memory.
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  • Reading is to mind what exercise is to body

Reading is a habit that every child should inculcate. The students of DPS, Rishikesh had their 'Who Reads the Best' challenge on Saturday, where the children read the books to the best of their abilities. All the winners of the 'Reading Challenge' were given Certificate of Appreciation. View Photo Gallery

Colours Day was celebrated by the children of classes Nursery to 2 on 15th July 2022 The children were dressed up in red, orange, yellow and green. They celebrated the colours day with a lot of joy. The students of class Nursery tried their hands on 'Sponge Painting', whereas the children of Class Pre-Nursery and Prep did 'Paper Tearing' activity.

Class 1 enjoyed doing the 'String Painting' activity and Class 2 had a great time learning the 'leaf printing' activity. Introducing the hues of nature, the students were asked to bring a flower, a toy, a fruit, a drink, and lunch box related to their colours. These activities performed by the students not only engaged them in fun-learning but also enhanced their fine motor skills, pincher grip, hand-eye coordination, and large motor skills aswell.View Photo Gallery

Ashutosham Gupta of Grade 9 secured 3rd rank in WAKO INDIA NATIONAL KICK BOXING CHAMPIONSHIP, 2022, (held in Kolkata), in the POINT FIGHT event in the Junior Category. View Photo Gallery

DPS,Rishikesh has won स्वच्छ विद्यालय पुरस्कार at district level for the most organized and maintained campus and was rated 5 ?by scoring 91% in cleanliness and hygiene.
One more step closer to make the campus A Plastic Free ZoneView Photo Gallery

  • He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature.
  • Our children spread the message in their own unique ways on this Environment Day.

World Environment day is celebrated on the 5th of June every year. More than 100 countries Worldwide join in the celebration of the World Environment day. It was started by the United Nations Environmental Program in the year 1973 and has been continuing till now. The main purpose of celebrating this day is to spread awareness about the Environment.

DPS ,Rishikesh celebrated World Environment Day by doing activities like Poster making, Tree Plantation Activity, Making Slogans for environment . All students have done very appreciable work.
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  • The sun is hot, but the water is cool.
  • Splash and play
  • At a party, in the pool.

To beat the summer heat and enjoy the last day before summer vacations commence, a Fruity Pool Bash was organized on 20th May 2022 for the students of classes Pre-Nur to 2. The little kids enjoyed themselves to the fullest, splashing in the water and dancing to peppy beats. They had juicy watermelons and yummy lunch after the party.

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Yoga is a flame when you light it up; the glow never fades away.

DPS, Rishikesh organized an Inter-house Yoga Competition for Junior Category (classes 3 to 5) and Senior Category (classes 6 to 10) on 7th May 2022.

The children very enthusiastically took part in the competition and showed various yoga poses with great ease that left everyone spell-bound. The environment was filled with rounds of applause. The yoga was done outdoors under the shady mango trees, which reminded us that yoga not only connects us to our inner- self but also with nature.
Yamuna house stood victorious in the Junior Category and Ganga house clinched the first position in the senior category.

The Principal, Ms. NeelamThapliyal motivated the students to practice yoga regularly and make it a part of their daily routine. View Photo Gallery

An English Elocution Competition was held at DPS, Rishikesh on 7th May 2022 for the students of classes 6, 7, and 8

The students were asked to present their speeches on several topics like 'Value of Reading Books', 'Why Should Youth be Engaged in Sports?', 'Nature's Agony Due to Climate Change.' The participants had to give an audition to secure their place in the finals.
The speeches were delivered by all the students perfectly and were judged by the Respected Principal Ms. Neelam Thapliyal on the criteria of speech, memory, voice modulation, pronunciation, and relevance. The children were very confident in their conduct.

These competitions help children cope with stage fright and help them gain confidence in public speaking. View Photo Gallery

“A Mother is she who can take the place of all others, but whose place no one else can take”

Mother's day is a special day, for all children and mothers as, it celebrates the bond of love and affection that is everlasting.

DPS, Rishikesh celebrated mother's day with great joy on Friday, 6th May 2022. The occasion was graced by our Respected Principal, Ms. NeelamThapliyal, and the mothers of our lovely students. The children gave beautiful performances to honour and appreciate all mothers. The fun factor of the event was the Salad/Sandwich making competition where the mothers showcased their extraordinary skills. It was a fun event and the mothers had a great time.

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Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.

To inculcate a sense of responsibility and instill the spirit of leadership among the students, DPS, Rishikesh bestowed duties on the newly elected students' council through the Investiture Ceremony of the session 2022-23. The ceremony commenced with the lighting of the lamp by the Principal, Ms NeelamThapliyal, the Director, Mr Sanjay Khuqsal and the Chairman, Mr Keshav Mohan Aggarwal. The parents of the students' council and the teachers conferred the badges and sashes to the members of the newly elected students' council.

The Principal Ms. Neelam Thapliyal made the newly formed Student Council take the oath of their posts and responsibilities. the school bearers pledged to lead the school by example and stay true to our motto 'Service Before Self.View Photo Gallery

Calligraphy is a kind of music not for the ears, but the eyes.*

Calligraphy is the most direct form of all artistic expressions that need creativity and skills. DPS, Rishikesh organized a 'Calligraphy Competition' for the students of classes 3 to 5. This competition was a part of their weekly activity where the children enthusiastically performed their tasks. Having such competitions among our students, instill in them, a sense of creativity and willingness to learn. View Photo Gallery

An interview is like a minefield - Michelle Williams.

Taking an interview is an art. A lot of times the interview relies not so much on the interviewee, but on the interviewer. To build up the confidence in our students, we had an 'Interview Workshop' as a part of their weekly activity. The students of classes 8 to 10 reaped the benefits of the workshop which was facilitated by Ms. NeelamThapliyal, Principal DPS Rishikesh.View Photo Gallery

If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.

An enriching workshop on Comic* *Making* was organized at Delhi Public School, Rishikesh as a part of their weekly activity. The workshop was conducted by Ms. Swechha, English faculty.
In the workshop, the children of classes 6 to 10 learnt the basic step-by-step process of making an interesting comic book. The session was very interactive and the children were excited to make their first ever comic bookView Photo Gallery

Being able to communicate effectively is perhaps the most important of all life skills.

The ability to communicate information accurately, clearly and as intended, is a vital life skill and something that should not be overlooked.
Delhi Public School,Rishikesh took an initiative of communication and personality development classes for our students. We have the children from classes Nursery up to 10 who attend these sessions in different slots. It's our privilege to have Ms. Lahiri as a facilitator for our Communication skills classes. View Photo Gallery

Twist, turn and fold the papers and you can have a beautiful world around you with origami.

Origami is all about exploring your creative side and to explore the same, An Origami Competition was organized at Delhi Public School, Rishikesh where the students of classes Prep - 2 actively participated. This competition was a part of their weekly activity. The students thoroughly enjoyed twisting and turning the colourful sheets. These activities are not only fun to do but also help in developing fine motor skills, sequencing skills, spatial skills and increases concentration power. View Photo Gallery

  • Because we care
  • The school initiated a covid vaccination drive in the school premises for the students from 12 to 14 years in age.
  • Our students were safely vaccinated under the supervision of hospital staff.
  • Moving ahead from Strength to strength. View Photo Gallery