Basant Panchmi marks the advent of Spring Season and is also celebrated to worship Maa Saraswati , the Goddess of knowledge and wisdom.To celebrate this festival ,the students of Panthers House held a special assembly invoking the blessings of Maa Saraswati .Speeches were delivered to explain not just the importance of this day but also teaching them to seek inspiration from the life of a kite also who despite soaring high stays grounded always.An impactful role play was also staged making the students understand the importance of thread strings while flying kites because at times in our own merriment little do we realise the negative impact of using Chinese maanjha or synthetic kite strings on birds.Students also enjoyed kite flying (strictly with cotton/thread strings)
Republic Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm in DPS Khanna. The celebration started with the Principal, Mr S. Mukherjee unfurling of the Tricolour. It was followed by the National Anthem.
The students exhibited their feeling of patriotism with wonderful performances. The audience was enlightened by the speeches and poems presented by the wonderful orators of DPS Khanna. A group song put up by the DPS Choir filled every heart with patriotism. It was an overwhelming experience to witness the marvellous dance performance representing national integration showcasing the cultures of various states of India. Choreography depicting the sacrifice of the CRPF personnel in Pulwama Attack rendered everyone speechless.
The Principal Mr. S. Mukherjee acquainted the students with the significance of this great day and inspired them to be responsible citizens of this country by following the principles of the Preamble. Ms. Neha Rattan, the Headmistress congratulated all the teachers and students for putting up such a wonderful programme.