Delhi Public School Khanna organized its 6th Annual Sports Meet on October 26, 2016.Mr Sanjeev Kalra, Additional General of Police, Punjab was the Chief Guest on the occasion.
Satvir Singh of grade XII was declared the best boy athlete & Prabhnoor Kaur of grade IX was declared the best girl athlete. Panther House got the A.S Mann Memorial Trophy for the best house.
Mr Sanjeev Kalra spoke about the qualities of a sportsperson and how they can be inculcated in our daily lives.
Mrs Annu Bains the Chairperson of the school motivated the students to follow the spirit of true sportsmanship and to work hard against all obstacles.
Bringing out the creative skills of the students was the main purpose of Diya Decoration competition held for the students of grades I to V on October 22,2016. They executed their talent by beautifully decorating the diyas.
A Story Telling Competition was held on 12,13,14 October, 2016 respectively for the students of pre-primary wing. The students were encouraged to narrate a story of their choice with appropriate actions & expressions. Participation in such competitions improves the oratory skills & public speaking skills of the students.
The joy, enthusiasm and fervor was palpable in the air as 102 students from classes VI –XII of Delhi Public School, Khanna participated in the first Annual Cross Country Race-‘Run for the Nation’ on October 2, 2016 to mark the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti. The race was flagged off in the presence of the staff and the parents by Dr.Kuldeepak Singh Kular, Chief Bariatric Surgeon, Founder & Director of Kular Hospital, Bija. It was a sight to behold as the excitement of the children reached fever pitch as the race started and stayed that way till the very end. The race covered a distance of 5 kilometers .It commenced from the school campus at around 6:30 a.m. and concluded successfully at the school gate. The local administration played a significant role for the smooth functioning of the event.
The race categorized the students in three groups -U 14, U 17 and U 19.Winners of the event were given away the medals by the Chief Guest of the occasion, Dr. Kular.
Aditya Sharma, Parveer Singh & Sehaj Sukhleen Singh bagged the 1st, 2nd & 3rd positions respectively in U14 (Boys) category. Whereas in the same category for girls, Anjalika Sharma, Sachi Gupta & Osheen Gupta secured 1st, 2nd & 3rd positions.
In U17 (Boys) category, 1st, 2nd & 3rd positions were clinched by Yadveer Singh. Jagraj Singh & Rudransh Wadhwa. The position holders of U17 (Girls) were-Harshpreet Kaur, Jasmeen Kaur & Harleen Kaur.The winners of U19 category were Yashraj Singh, Satvir Singh & Yugamvir Singh respectively.
Principal Shubhroto Mukharjee congratulated all the participants .He said that it was very encouraging to see the response from the students. He further added that such events bring out the talent and potential of the students. He appreciated the efforts put by all the staff members to make the event successful.