Book List 2018-2019       Tomorrow i.e 18-04-2018 is a holiday on the a/c of Parshuram Jayanti.      

Events Listing

School celebrated World Earth Day with a promise to reduce plastic pollution. Doonites are very much aware of the fact that World Earth is vital to our overall mission to broaden and diversify the environment safety. The students of classes I to V used plastic bags to make ‘best out of waste’ items like table mats, coasters, baskets etc. The students of classes VI to IX prepared power point presentations with ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’ as the theme that showed how decomposing plastics are creating serious global problems and how rejecting, reducing, reusing and recycling plastics can help us save our environment.

School celebrated the investiture ceremony for the academic year 2018-19 on April 16, 2018. The Principal, Capt Sanjay Anand, SM invested the House Captains, House Prefects and Club Prefects with their badges. Oath taking ceremony was held where the badge bearers pledged to serve the school and fulfill their responsibilities to the best of their ability, knowledge, duty and discipline in accordance to the vision and mission of their almamatar. The students dressed in resplendent house colours, marching to the beat of the day, added to the grandeur of the event. It was a day imbued with a sense of pride, humility and leadership.

Kirti Bhat of class X brought laurels to the school by winning the Hindustan Times Scholarship Program 2017-18. She was awarded the Northern Region Hindustan Times Scholarship of Rs.25000/-, a scholarship certificate and a trophy at Indian School of Business, Mohali. She wrote an article on ‘Importance of Social Media in Today’s World’ and also faced an interview and emerged the winner.

To mark the culmination of three years of hard work actualization of goals and development of a child, Doon Public School , Sector -21 , Panchkula acknowledged its UKG students in the form of ‘Graduation Day ‘, held at Doon’s Buds ‘N’ Blooms , with a gracious stepping forward to Class – I. Little toddlers received their degrees in blue gowns and smart caps . The Chief Guest, Shri AS Anand, Manager, Doon Public School, congratulated the students and their parents on the occasion and appreciated the efforts of the school in the right direction. The graduation ceremony was followed by the prize distribution wherein the academic stars and the winners of the different events held during the session 2017-18 were awarded with prizes and certificates of excellence.

Doonites Outshines at Public Speaking Forum Ankita Bora of Class X participated in 'Vivek Values Education Congress' held at St. Vivekanand Millenium School, Pinjore.She gave a presentation emphasizing the importance of moral values in a student's life and was chosen amongst the best five of the participating entries. She also got selected for the panel discussion where she was felicitated by the chief guest.

To bid adieu to the senior students of the outgoing classes, a farewell party was organised on February 19, 2018. The Principal, Capt Sanjay Anand, SM and the Vice Principal, Mrs. Sunita Anand garced the occasion. A special cultural programme constituting of a dance drama based on school life, songs and games, was organised. Aman Duggal was adjudged Doon Icon, Shreya Narula – Ms. Talented, Madhu – The Rising Star, Jatin -The Gentleman and Pushkar - Mr. Punctual. The teachers as well as the students felt really excited and happy for the times spent together. It was time to reflect and share good memories as the students prepare to embark on their next chapter in life. Later in the day, the students were treated to sumptuous eats.

The Doonites once again came out with flying colours by showing outstanding performance in SOF’s Olympiad Exam. This time, it was raining gold for the school. The school witnessed overwhelming participation and got 10 and 04 gold medals in Science and English respectively.

It was a matter of great pride for the school on being awarded the District Level Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar 2017, by the office of the District Programme Coordinator SSA and RMSA. The Vice Principal of the school, Mrs. Sunita Anand received the award from Sh. Mukul Kumar, HCS, Additional Deputy Commisssioner, Panchkula. After receiving the award, she said that Swachh Bharat Abhiyan is a massive moment endorsed by our honourable PM, Sh. Narendra Modi, that seeks to create clean India. As cleanliness was very close to Mahatma Gandhi’s heart,a clean India is the best tribute we can pay to Bapu, Father of the Nation.

“All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy,” holds true even for the young learners. The much awaited ‘Mini Olympiad’ was held on Saturday, 3 Feb’ 18 for classes Pre-Nursery to II. The fantastic turnout from the parents and the pleasant weather were the perfect boost. The children had practiced relentlessly and enthusiastically showcased their skills in front of their families. They started with a colorful, rhythmic ‘Drum Beats’ and were greeted by a loud applause from the parents. Once the races began, the air was filled with cheering and tons of encouragement for the young athletes. The students of class Pre- Nursery to class –II competed class-wise in events including ‘Turtle Race’, ‘Big Foot Race’ and ‘Walking in the Sunshine Race’. The grand finale showcased the ‘Aerobic Drill ‘of the young enthusiasts. The day concluded with games for the parents and an enthralling applause by all present for the success of the ‘Mini Olympaid’. The guest Col. Bhupinder Singh Batth and Dr. Viplesh Gilhotra congratulated the winners with medals and certificates.

Basant Panchmi was celebrated in the School, with a splash of yellow all around. ‘Saraswati Pooja’ was also held for the students of classes X & XII to incur Maa Saraswati’s blessings for the outgoing class. All the students bowed with reverence and recited the shlokas. Prasad was distributed to the whole school. The students took blessings from their mentors and all joined to pray for their good performance in the forthcoming Board Exams.

It was a matter of great pride for the school, on being selected for District Level Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar 2017, by the Office of the District Programme Coordinator SSA and RMSA. The scores for various schools of Panchkula were finalized in the presence of District Level Committee Members before the Additional Deputy Commissioner, Panchkula.

A ‘Road Safety Awareness Camp’ for the transport staff of the various schools in Panchkula, was organized by Panchkula Public Schools Association in the school for safe and sound commuting of the students. The school bus drivers and the attendants were told about the importance of following traffic rules, qualities of a good driver, causes of accidents and then remedies, traffic control measures and knowledge of road signs. They were also made aware about the important Helpline numbers like Child Helpline 1098, Women Helpline 1091 and Police Control Room 100. A thorough eye sight check-up was done for all the bus drivers.

The School celebrated the spirit of Christmas with Joy and Cheer .The festivity included Christmas carols singing and delicious treats. The students came in red colored dresses with Santa caps on their heads. Santa Claus joined the celebration and distributed toffees to the students. Santa tattoos were made on the faces of the students and they all danced merrily. Christmas is a time to care and share. Keeping this in mind, the students collected old clothes and the same were distributed to the underprivileged children of the society in collaboration with the Rotary Club, Midtown, Panchkula.

School celebrated its Annual Cultural Eve on Saturday, the 02 December, 2017 amidst great zest, vibrancy and elation. Shri Rajesh Jogpal, HCS, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Panchkula was the esteemed Chief Guest. The Head Boy and the Head Girl read out the Annual Report. This was followed by ‘Ganesh Vandana’and the Prize Distribution Ceremony where the meritorious pupils of the school in different fields were giver prizes. The cultural programme was based on the theme ‘Aabhaar –Gratitude for the undying love and the limitless sacrifices of the parents for their children.’ The audience was spell bound while looking at the various aspects of the parents’ relation with their kids that were displayed through a short skit, foot tapping dance numbers and recital of a heart rendering poem. The school choir group enthralled the audience with their unmatched zeal and rhythm. The show topper was the bhangra presentation showcasing the radiant and vibrant culture of Punjab.

Shreya Narula, Janie Nakra and Nishita, all of class XII, participated in the Inter College Competition ‘Fashionista 2017’ organised by Chandigarh Group of Colleges at Landran. All got the first prize in their respective categories – Ethnic, Modern and Western wear. The Jury of both academic and professional participants, selected their designs for their degree of innovation and aesthetic qualities.

27 students participated in the Preliminary Round held @ Gurukul, sector-20 , 11 were selected for Quarter final round ( result awaited) GD Pro Junior 2017 organised by Manav Rachna University, Faridabad. The next rounds would be held at Faridabad

It was a fun filled day for the students as Children’s Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm. A special assembly was held to mark the birth anniversary of Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru. Various activities and events like painting competition, best dramebaaz and ad mad, were organised. There was excitement in the air throughout the day.

It was a fun filled day for the students as Children’s Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm. A special assembly was held to mark the birth anniversary of Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru. Various activities and events like painting competition, best dramebaaz and ad mad, were organised. There was excitement in the air throughout the day.

A workshop on ‘Changing Trends in Education’ was held for the teachers and the students by Dr. Raj Singh, Vice Chancellor, Rayat Bhara University. Speaking on the occasion he said that today teaching and learning has become digital which can take many forms including active learning, collaborative learning, gaming, simulations etc. Digital learning offers students data-rich online environment which is just a click away from them. They are able to work and articulate ideas in a group and are able to challenge each other’s ideas which makes learning more effective.

Madhu of Class XII added another feather in the cap by winning bronze medal in CBSE National Taekwando Championship 2017 held at Delhi Public School, Kalinga.

Ankita Vohra and Kriti Mahajan of Class X bagged First position in the presentation round and consolation prize in the Mystery Couture at the Lit Fest held at Lawrence Public School, Sanawar.

Painting Competition was organized by Bhakra Beas Nations Pride on Energy Conservation. Daksh Raj of Class-V and Rohtash of Class-VI got selected for State Level painting competition and have won cash prize worth Rs. 2000 each.

The students brought laurels to the school by getting selected for state level dance competition organized by District Council for Child Welfare Foundation Panchkula.

The celebration of Diwali- ‘The Festival of Lights’ came alive at Doon Public School, Sector-21, Panchkula, when the whole school wore a festive look. The students from classes I to XII participated in activities like candle and pot decoration, kandil and lantern making. The rangoli done by the students of the kindergarten section with their tiny hands added the perfect setting to the festivity. A special assembly was held to pay gratitude to the helpers of the school. With the aim of shaping out not only emotions and thoughts but also actions and deeds in the students, packets of goodies were gifted to the ones who work behind the scene.

It was a proud moment for the School, when the Principal Capt Sanjay Anand, SM was felicitated with Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Excellence Award for outstanding Individual Achievement and Distinguished Services to the Nation by Hon’ble Shri Shivraj V. Patil former speaker Lok Sabha, Union Home Minister and Governer of Punjab on Sunday October 15, 2017 at India International Centre, New Delhi.

Students showed their talent with excellent performance, great interest and enthusiasm at the group/solo song and dance competition, organised by District Council for Child Welfare Foundation, Panchkula. They bagged first position in all the three competition. The participants put a beautiful melodious extra extravaganza and creatively displayed their grace, vigor and elegance.

Madhu, of class XII and Ankush Rana of class IX showed their worth at CBSE North, Zone II Taekwondo Championship by bagging the Gold and Bronze medals respectively.They gave tough fight to their opponents and showcased tremendous stability in various aspects of the game.

World Wild Life Day was celebrated by Kindergarten Section.

‘International Senior Citizens’ Day was celebrated by the Ladies Club, Panchkula.Dr. Deepak Puri, Cardiologist and Executive Director, Cardiovascular Sciences, Ivy Hospital, Mohali, was invited to give a talk on ‘Healthy Heart’. Mrs. Sunita Anand, Vice Principal, Doon Public School, Sector-21, Panchkula, the guest of honour for the day, recited a heartfelt poem, in honour of the senior citizens.Dr. Deepak Puri spoke about the provision of adequate health care for senior citizens, volunteer work and ways to be more inclusive of older people in the work force. He emphasized that people must be encouraged about their responsibilities towards the lives of senior citizens to make their life better and happy by analyzing all the problems affecting the life of older people.

Another feather in Doon's Cap Ranked 7th best School in Haryana 2017-18 by Education World.

An awareness programme on ‘Swachhta Pakhwara’ was conducted in the school by arranging a ‘Painting Competition’ for classes I to V on the topic ‘ Mein Swachh Bharat Ke Liye Kya Karunga/Karungi’. Students expressed their thoughts through beautiful colours. They displayed their emotions and concerns for the cleanliness through posters. The aim of this competition was not only to draw with talent but also to draw the attention of the students towards cleanliness. Simran Kesri of class IV , Rajan of class V and Ritesh of class III bagged first, second and third positions respectively.

The Kindergarten Section organized an Intra-Class Pretend Performance at the school premises. The main aim of organizing this event was to bring out hidden talent in our toddlers and instill confidence in them. Each section was given a separate topic, like sea animals, wild animals, cartoon characters, birds and junk food. It was a delight to watch the children as they came up and spoke their respective tag lines. The winners were awarded with medals and certificates.

School, in collaboration with the ‘Forum of Senior Citizens in Education ‘, celebrated Teacher’s Day in honour of Dr. Sarvepalli Radh Krishnan, India’s first Vice-President. The day was celebrated by paying a tribute to the teachers and gurus. The students presented a cultural extravaganza and expressed their gratitude through a welcome song, thanks giving speech and mesmerizing sufi dance. The teachers were presented with gifts as an acknowledgement and recognition of the hard work put in by them towards the development of the students and the society in turn. The honourable Principal, Capt. Sanjay Anand, SM was felicitated by the veterans of the forum with a memento for his immense contribution towards the field of education.

Bharat Vikas Parishad National Group Song Competition was organized at Bharat Vikas Parishad National Bhavan, Panchkula on 1 September, 2017. The Doon Public School, Sector-21, Panchkula contestants presented an inspiring Hindi and Sanskrit group song, commemorating their love for their nation and bagged first prize in both the categories, qualifying for the State Level Competition. The students portrayed their talent in an exquisite way, elevating every one’s heart and making all introspect their contribution towards their motherland.

Physical Education is a key component of education as it challenges students by providing opportunities to attain the skills and knowledge to be physically active as part of a healthy lifestyle. Keeping up with the tradition of ‘best foot forward’, Doonites, once again showed their skills at District Level Athletic Championship held at Tau Devi Lal Stadium, Sector-3, Panchkula, on 31 August, 2017 by giving a fantastic performance in the ‘Long Jump’ and ‘Triple Jump’ competitions. Samridhi Punj and Sonal Sheoran, both, class X students, qualified for the State Level Athletic Championship in ‘Long Jump’ and ‘Triple Jump’ respectively. This has further boosted the morale of the girls to work harder and aim for the best in the forthcoming State Level Championships.

Art n' Craft & Face Painting Activity for the Kindergarten section held on August 31,2017.

The students participated in the Inter-School Science Model Making Competition, held at Army Public School, Chandimandir, on 19 August 2017. Kirti Bhat and Samridh Sharma of Class VIII, bagged the second position in the Junior Category and Tanvi Singh and Ratanjay of Class IX bagged the third position in the Senior Category. The students participated with full zeal and enthusiasm and exhibited environment friendly models like ‘Pollution Catcher’ and ‘Air Cleaner’, made out of waste material. The Principal, Capt Sanjay Anand, SM, patted the students for bringing laurels to the school which further boosted the morale of the students.

Winning is a habit of the Doonites. They once again showed their worth at the District Level Sports Championship to prove that they are on the right track. Shuttler, Chirag of Class XII brought laurels to the school by coming II, in the District Level Badminton Championship in the Under-19 Category, held at Tau Devi Lal Stadium, Sector-3, Panchkula. In Taekwondo, Yuvraj of Class VI bagged II position in the Under 14 Category, Madhu of Class XII and Ankush of Class IX bagged I & II positions, respectively, in the Under-17 Category, in the District Level Taekwondo Championship, which was held at Hall Mark Public School, Sector-15, Panchkula. Brimming with confidence, all the winners look forward to returning with a better position at the State Level Championships.

Children love to live in the world of fantasy and imagination. Their toys and dolls are their assets. To experience this world in real, the students of the Kindergarten Section made a trip to the ‘Doll Museum’ on 18th August, 2017. There was an air of excitement all around as the students boarded the school bus and reached the museum. The kids went crazy, seeing hundreds of dolls displayed in the museum. It was a reflection of the varied cultures of our country as the dolls were draped in the traditional attires and accessories, of the state and culture they represented. The tiny tots were enthralled to see their whole world gathered under one roof of the ‘Doll Museum’. The Principal, Capt Sanjay Anand, SM was very happy to see the gleaming faces of the little ones on their return to the school and listened to their stories patiently.

‘Wear Orange and Green Colour’ activity was held in the Kindergarten Section in the School premises on 11 August, 2017. The aim of the activity was to acquaint the kids with orange and green colour and objects related to them. The children came dressed in shades of orange and green. They were given a thorough understanding of the colours through different activities like colouring of the national flag and making verbal lists of items, with the colours. The children were specifically told about the orange and the green band in the national flag, symbolizing freedom and harmony, respectively. During the ‘tiffin break’, the children relished the ‘laddoos’ provided by the school.

An Inter-School Qawwali Competition was held in the School by ‘Rachna Kala Sangam’, an NGO to promote art and culture. It is sponsored by Brig and Mrs. Aggarwal, in fond memory of their daughter, Rachna Agarwal. Teams from nine different schools participated in the competition and mesmerized the audience with their energetic performance of the ‘Sufi Muslim Poetry’ and took the listeners to a state of religious trance. The team of St. Soldier’s School, Sector-16, Panchkula won the competition. The team of Doon Public School, Sector-21, Panchkula grabbed the Runner- up trophy.

'Shoe-lace tying activity' was conducted in the kindergarten classes today to bring a sense of responsibility in the students and to make them independent.

With an objective of spreading awareness about cleanliness and various diseases caused due to unhygienic surroundings and careless attitude of the citizens of the city, ‘Diarrhoea Awareness Week’ was observed at in the school premises. The students participated in various activities like ‘Cleanliness Drive’, ‘ROS & Zinc Day’ & ‘Hand-Wash Day’. The students cleaned their respective classrooms and also helped the supporting staff in cleaning the other parts of the school. The week concluded with a skit by the students and a quiz to test the knowledge gained by the students during the entire week. A lecture on ‘Deworming’ was also organised through which the students were made aware of good hygienic habits, digestive system disorders, tackling with raw and cooked materials and safe drinking water.

‘Kargil Day’ was celebrated by Major Sandeep Shankla Memorial War Trust, Sector-2, Panchkula on 23rd July’ 17. Students from various schools paid their homage to the brave heroes of the Armed Forces. The students of Doon Public School, Sector-21, Panchkula, presented a patriotic song, a dance drama and a self composed poem ‘Kargil ke Shahid’ by Kirti Bhat of class VIII. The programme left the audience spell bound with the feeling of patriotism reaching its peak. It was an offering to the great soldiers of our nation who are selflessly braving the enemies of the country, for a better tomorrow for us.

School organised an awareness camp regarding ‘Child Friendly Legal Services and Protection Schemes’, on 20 July, 2017. The awareness was imparted by well known advocate, Mrs. Kanchan Bala and the PLV Miss Kiran. The purpose of the event was to spread awareness regarding various Central and Haryana Government Schemes related to child friendly legal services. Topics like exploitation of students and adults in school, ‘Right to Education’ ‘Right to Nutrition ‘Distt Legal Services Cell’ were covered.

'Clay Modelling & Piggy Bank Activities' marked the day in the campus of Doon Public School. The creativity and innovation of the children was at its best while they displayed their well crafted items.

"Wear Pink Colour Activity' was held for the students of the Kindergarten section.All the students and the teachers of the section wore shades which brought cheerfulness and excitement on the faces of the students.They were given strawberry, flavored biscuits and ice-cream.They were also shown pink colored articles like pink rose, candy floss, umbrella etc.The day ended on a pink and happy note.

The tiny tots of the kindergarten section were welcomed with bright smiles and tight bear hugs on their first day to school, after the long summer break. It was day full of fun for them with new swings, exciting rides, games, movie-show and nice welcome gifts.

Doon Public School expresses its heartiest congratulations to the students, parents and faculty for continuous meritorious result in CBSE Class XII Examination 2016-17.

The Kindergarten Department celebrated 'Colourful Hat Day'.This day was great fun for all those who were involved and was designed to help the young children to identify and differentiate colours, talk about them and think about how colour enhances and influences their lives. the little buddies came to school in different styles and in coloured hats.

The Doonites participated in a mock parliament, an exercise meant to create an awareness among the students about the functioning of the top legislative body in the Country.They enacted the role of the ruling as well as opposition party MPs besides that of the Minister and Speaker as well.Most aspects related with the functioning of the Parliament were covered during the mock session. The event was the learning session for the students and to make them familiar with different aspects of parliamentary democracy.

As the summer is at its peak, the little champs of Doon Public School had a 'Pool Party' to escape from prickly heat.The students jumped, danced and enjoyed in the pool. The smile of innocence was hugely displaying on the faces.

The Bhangra team which had taken part in State Level Dance Competition had been honoured by the Chief Minister of Haryana for standing second and had recieved the cash prizes. The Principal Capt. sanjay Anand,SM congratulated the winning team and handed over the cheque to the students.

Mother are the God's precious gift to the mankind.Though everyday is special for the mothers but 'Mother's Day is the special day to show our love and gratitude to our mothers. Mothers were invited in the school premises to celebrate the special occasion. The students had prepare dance items, songs, act etc to express their love towards their mothers.Various fun activities were organised to make this day fun memorable.Mothers participated with full enthusiasm and their happiness touched the sky.

'Inter House Group Song Competition was organised in the school campus to identify the hidden talent in the students and to expand child understanding and instill a love of music amongst children. The school premises echoed with the melodious of all the four houses.Peace House clinched the winning trophy.

Doonites brought laurels to the school by participating in Third Open Indian Taekwondo Championship. Madhu clinched gold medal in Junior Girls under 42 kg category. Under Cadet Boys category Akash Rana won gold and Yuvraj Singh won silver medal. Madhu was also selected for upcoming International Taekwondo Championship.The Principal Capt. sanjay Anand,SM congratulated the upcoming Taekwondo Champions.

To develop and manifest-ate the feeling of gratitude in the upcoming generation for the people around them 'A Gratitude Day' was observed. The students and staff contributed necessity items for the helping staff of the school. These items were distributed among them, to express a sense of thankfulness for their service to the school.