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Hindi Story Telling Competition

(February 22, 2018)

With the aim of helping students express a story orally in their own way, a Hindi Story Telling Competition was organized by Darshan Academy Jalandar on 16 February, 2018. Students from grade 1-5 participated enthusiastically. All the students seemed well prepared. They presented the stories beautifully with the help of props and gestures. Most of the stories were based on moral lessons, like Bolti Gufa, Murakh Bandar, Sher Aur Chuha etc. The competition was conducted under the supervision of coordinators. The engaging stories shared were entertaining and instilled values.

Family Day Celebration

(February 22, 2018)

To enable the students to recognize that the family provides a sense of belonging and a unique identity to them, Family Day was celebrated on 17 February, 2018 at Darshan Academy Jalandhar. On this occasion all the parents were cordially invited to attend the function. It started with the lamp lighting , followed by a welcome dance. The topic of the day was for children to cherish the value of family in their life. Rohit and Arman of UKG and LKG recited rhymes beautifully. Then songs and dance were performed gracefully by the little ones. Through a role play students conveyed the message that family is like branches of a tree that grows in a different directions yet the root remains the same. Overall, it was a memorable day full of fun and excitement for the students.

Love and Kindness Week

(February 20, 2018)

Kirpal Week of Loving Kindness was celebrated at Darshan Academy Dasuya from 5 to 10 February, 2018. The motive behind celebrating the week was to encourage students to lend a helping hand and inculcate the feelings of love and kindness within themselves. Many activities were performed during this week.
  1. On 5 Feb 2018 Special assembly was performed by the students.
  2. On 7 Feb 2018 Inter-house debate competition was organized on the theme “Love and Kindness.”
  3. On 8-9 Feb 2018 Roti and donation drive was organized. Students as well as staff members brought chapattis from home along with some dry vegetables. Students also brought some old clothes, toys, shoes, etc. to donate. Everything was collected and taken to the slum area nearby and distributed among people in need.
  4. 10 Feb 2018 Sukhmani Sahib Path and Langar were organized for the staff and students.

Sahodaya Science Exhibition, Hisar

(February 20, 2018)

A Sahodaya Science Exhibition was organized by Army Public School, Hisar on 27th Jan, 2018. More than 15 CBSE Schools from Hisar participated. From Darshan Academy two projects were exhibited in science and mathematics. The science project was titled, “Waterfall Power Generation System” based on a hydro power plant system i.e. generation of electricity by using kinetic energy of water. This project highlighted the advantages of biodiversity conservation, prevention of population migration, avoidance of construction of dams and saving time, capital and labour. The mathematics project was called “Digital Village”. The basic principle behind the project was the development of an Indian village and restricting the migration of youth. This project offered the advantages of purification of environment, movement of foreign currencies in India, sustainable development, skill development of villagers and much more. This project received the award for Best Eco Friendly Project at the exhibition bringing glory for the school.

Kirpal Week of Loving Kindness

(February 20, 2018)

Spiritual Master Sant Kirpal Singh Ji Maharaj. A number of activities were organised in the school to mark the celebrations. Special assemblies were facilitated by the students of classes VIII – XI throughout the week in which the inspiring life and spiritual teachings of the great Master, and anecdotes of his selfless service and compassion was shared with all. Students of class IV presented a wonderful play on Selfless Service in the morning assembly. Through the play, they conveyed that one’s selfless acts reflect one’s benevolent nature and love for others. Students of class V organized a Roti Bank for people in need in the community. All the students brought rotis and pickles nicely wrapped in foils. After meditation they went with their teachers to distribute the chapatis. The students felt happy to do this act of service. A few students of classes I – XI along with a group of teachers visited ‘Vaishya Anathalaya’ – an orphanage, and brought gifts of food and badminton racquets. DA students performed certain yoga aasans and skills in skipping, encouraging the children to participate with them in these activities. The children thoroughly enjoyed it and some of them requested the students to come back again and perform for them. Students of classes VI – VIII made posters and cut outs of hearts with quotes by Sant Kirpal Singh Ji Maharaj, while students of grades I – III prepared greeting cards, cleaned the garden area, watered plants etc. to show their love for nature. In classes VI - VIII, students presented their views in the form of speeches and debates on the given spiritual topics. In classes IX – XI, students shared their experiences where love and kindness played a vital role in tackling a situation or helping them solve a dilemma etc. Thereafter brainstorming sessions were also held for the same. The message imparted to all was crystal clear and many students seemed moved especially during the experience sharing and brainstorming sessions. In all the celebration was a great success.

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