The Annual Award ceremony for Class VI was held at our school on 17 August 2019 to award the students for their outstanding achievements in Academics and Co-curricular activities. The event was graced by the presence of the honourable Chief Guest, Ms. Geet Oberoi, an eminent educationist with a doctorate in ‘Efficacy of Remedial Intervention in Specific Learning Disabilities’ who has been working in the field of special education for over 25 years, Principal, Mrs. Deeksha Khera, Vice Principal, Ms.Reema Sharma, Head Mistress Junior School, Senior Mistress, Career Mistress and Parent Representatives.
The event commenced with the ceremonial lighting of the lamp and Ganesh Vandana. The Principal, Mrs. Deeksha Khera welcomed the awardees and their parents. She congratulated the meritorious students for excelling in Academic as well as Co-curricular areas. She emphasised that students need to be globally proficient by developing creative and critical thinking skills. She reiterated the need to develop practical abilities, active learning and tolerance. Ms. Deeksha Khera shared the letter sent by CBSE pertaining to changes in curriculum which emphasises ‘Joyful Learning’, ‘Holistic Development’, ‘Art Integration’ and ‘Physical Education’.
She also updated the parents about the activities undertaken by students in the ‘Atal Tinkering lab’, such as Robotics, Drone Technology and 3D Designing.
This year, in Class VI, 61 students were declared scholars and 48 students were declared Gown Holders. Sriya J. Naik clinched the All Rounder trophy for the session 2018-2019. Shaurya Aryaman Tandon and Aashish Anand received the All Rounder commendation trophy for the session 2018-2019.
The Chief Guest, Ms. Geet Oberoi, addressed the gathering and congratulated the meritorious students, their parents, mentors and teachers for their outstanding performance. She also advised parents to ensure that their child is happy and passionate about whatever he does in life, whether it is academics, dance or music. She warned the parents about the harmful effects of digital addiction which has long term consequences like anxiety and depression.
A soul stirring song presented by the school choir and a mesmerising dance performance enthralled the audience.
The Vote of Thanks was rendered by the Vice Principal, Ms.Reema Sharma. She thanked the organisers for making the event a grand success. Her message for the students was that ‘It takes sweat, determination and hard work for a dream to become a reality’.
National Anthem brought closure to the much-awaited ceremony.