Book List 2018-2019      

Events Listing

‘Pink Day’ was celebrated in Buds ‘N’ Blooms, the kindergarten section with great enthusiasm. The children came dressed in shades of pink and brought with them pink coloured toys to share and play with their friends. The tiny tots made pink flowers in the ‘Best Out of Waste’ activity. The corridors and the classrooms were decorated with pink balloons, fairy lights and hearts. The blooming buds danced to the foot-tapping numbers and went home with a broad smile on their face and their share of strawberry flavoured oreo cookies.

The honourable Principal Capt. Sanjay Anand, SM released the newly published book – ‘Evolving Middle Class : Need for Course Correction!’ authorized by Col. Sat Prakash Marwaha, at Doon Public School premises. The subject of the book concerns the future generations of our society. The author has penned six books till now. He is a retired army officer and a veteran of 1971 war. He had the honour of presenting his second book ‘National Agenda – Progressive Development of the Nation’ to Shri Pranab Mukherjee, the Ex-President of India.

‘Mango Party’ was organised at Buds ‘N’ Blooms , the Kindergarten Block to celebrate the season of the king of fruits ‘MANGO’ . The children came dressed in shades of yellow and so did the teachers. The teachers and children engaged in various creative activities in the class room enabling them to associate with the shape, form and size of a mango better than before. During the lunch time, children relished the varieties of mangoes they had brought as special tiffins. Having thoroughly enjoyed the day, children left the school clutching to the yummy take-away mangoes beautifully wrapped in brown paper bags, as a reminder of the fun-n-learn mango party.

The lazy days of summer are over. The new school year is here, which means new teachers, new friends, new uniform and hopefully some renewed study habits.
Tip 1: Have the Proper School Supplies
Most of the teachers would inform you the first day of the requirement of the subject you are studying. Make sure that you get the specified supplies and keep yourself organized.
Tip 2: Get an Agenda!
The academic year will get busier by each passing day. Having an agenda will definitely help you with time management. Tip 3: Know Your Course Syllabus Knowing what you are studying and how much you have to study is the first step to scoring good grades.
Tip 4: Do Not Procrastinate.
Dedicating a little bit of time EVERYDAY to your subjects is definitely going to positively impact your grades and make you a better student.
Tip 5: Know What is Expected of you
It is very important to know what your teachers are expecting from you. Pay attention to whatever the teacher tells you. This will help you with a smooth start of your school year.
Tip 6: Get Involved
Getting involved with you school community or actively participating in the co-curricular activities will help you pursue your interests and in meeting peers who have similar interests as you.
Tip 7: Learn What Type of Learner You Are
Identifying this will help you in forming your study habits and will definitely lead to higher test scores.
Tip 8: List your Academic Goals
Write out a list of goals that you want to achieve by the end of this school year. Having a list can be a driving and motivating force to help you work to achieve these goals.

Congratulation Doonites!

The little ones of Buds 'N' Blooms beating the heat during 'Pool Party' in colorful swimming costumes.

Inter House English Declamation Competition was held at Doon to build confidence and hone oratory skills among students. The competition was held under three categories – classes III to V, classes VI-VIII and classes IX to XII. The students were judged for the expression, fluency and awareness. As many as 12 students participated and declaimed on various topics like ‘Shhh……. The nation is sleeping’, ‘School going children-lazy & disease prone’, ‘Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent. Garima Jindal of class III of Unity House, Mansha Yadav of class VII and Sonal Sheoran of class XI, both of Freedom House won the first position in the respective categories.

The students of Buds ‘N’ Blooms, the Kindergarten Section had a jovial time during their visit to a park. They spent quality time in the beautiful company of nature, watching butterflies and insects. They ran around and played together many fun games. They enjoyed the delicious tiffins prepared by their moms. The visit was quite refreshing and educative and the kids connected to nature in all the right ways.

School celebrated Mother’s Day to express love, affection and esteems for the mothers, the truest friend and guide, any child can have. The students exhibited their gratitude for mothers in the form of poems, speech and dance numbers, which enthralled the audience. They conveyed their best wishes through cards and small gifts. The mothers were shown a Power –Point Presentation emphasizing the power of motherhood. The mothers participated in fun filled games and activities like Healthy Tiffin & Best Out of Waste Competitions. This was followed by prize distribution and high tea for the mothers. They in turn thanked the school management for organizing such a function in their honour.

Keeping with the ethos of the School for looking after our environment, solar panels of 40 KV were installed on the roof top of the school, which were inaugurated by Mr. Vishal Seth, Technical Advisor, Government of Haryana. During the Interactive Session, he shared his views with the students about how solar panels harness the sun’s energy to help power the school and being green is not only going to benefit the environment but also benefit the quality of life of our pupils and community in the days to come. He said it was very important to teach the students, the citizens of the future to conserve energy and be part of a greener community.

International Energy Day was celebrated in the form of ‘Inter House Extempore Competition’ for classes I-V and Inter House Science Quiz for classes VI-XII in the school premises. In the extempore, the students spoke vehemently on the topics, conservation of natural resources and saving energy. They came up with their perspective regarding the same. The quiz was conducted in a very interactive way and the teams skillfully answered the questions asked. The questions put forth to the teams were intriguing and exciting. The Unity House won the extempore and the quiz competition.

School known for passion and commitment to teaching profession, once again has been ranked as one of the best school in the Top School of India Ranking Survey 2017, conducted by Digital Learning Magazine. It was a great moment for the entire Doon family.

To commemorate the Labour Day, the students celebrated Labour Day as Helper’s Day on May 01, 2018. The celebration began with the students expressing their love and gratitude for the helpers, by presenting them with thanks giving greeting cards. This was followed by a melodious song by the ‘Doon Choir’. Some interesting games were organised for them which they thoroughly enjoyed playing, amidst the thundering rounds of applause by the teachers and students. In the end, helpers were presented with a token of appreciation for their selfless services, followed by a sumptuous lunch. The helpers were overwhelmed being part of the function and expressed their gratitude towards the principal, teachers and students for their endeavour in making them feel special.

Measles and Rubella vaccination camp was held at School premises on April 25, 2018. Students of classes Pre-Nursery to XII were administered the vaccine with the parents’ consent by a team comprising of Dr. Nidhi and 03 Asha workers from General Hospital, Sector-6, Panchkula. The camp was part of the nationwide campaign to eliminate measles and congenital rubella syndrome by 2020. Three rooms were used during the vaccination drive – one for administering the vaccine, the rest for taking rest and observation. The camp was a huge success with teachers and parents of the students becoming active part of the campaign.

An ‘Intra Class Spell Well Competition’ was held on April 23, 2018 for classes III to V with an aim to help students to learn to spell quickly, accurately and with comprehension and also encourage students to explore the English language. The competition was well received by the students and they participated with great enthusiasm and zeal.

The tiny tots of Buds ‘N’ Blooms, the Kindergarten Section had a fabulous opening week in the school as they were welcomed with sweets and ‘Smiley Badges’. They toured the school premises getting familiarized with the surroundings, playing on the swings and enjoying the nature. The teachers helped them settle well in the new environment. Buds ‘N’ Blooms is located in a separate block equipped with modern amenities, large airy, spick and span rooms with colourful furniture. This provides absolute physical and emotional security to students. Smart Classes have been introduced to provide hands on exploratory learning with fun filled, experience in each section of the class. At Buds ‘N’ Blooms, every day is a new day for the teachers as well as the children.

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.

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.