Our school celebrated the 156th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore who was fondly remembered as KabiGuru & a Bengali Polymath who reshaped Bengali literature and music, as well as Indian Art with contextual modernism was celebrated with great enthusiasm on 6th May 2017. Sanskar of Class IX recited a Hindi Poem of the Poet. A small Speech in English about Tagore’s Life History was given by S.Kavya of Class VIII A. Class V students had conducted a small Quiz Competition on the Topic of Tagore’s Life. Our Principal Mrs. Chitra Vasagam gave valuable information about the Great Legendary Poet and also appreciated the students for their participation in the programme. The Celebration ended with Our National Anthem by giving tribute to the legend Rabindranath Tagore.
The 126th birth anniversary of Kanakasabai Subburathinam who was a legendary Tamil Poet & well known as Paavendar Bharathidasan
was celebrated with great pump and show on 29th April 2017. Students from classes VI to VIII recited the poems of the poet while
the students from classes IX to XII staged a skit glorifying his poetic style and some glimpse of his life. His devotion towards
another Tamil literacy Subramaniya Bharati is exposed by students in their speech.
Students of Class VI,VII and VIII performed a dance for his lyrics “Sanke Muzhangu which was really appreciated by all. The Chief Guest of the function Mrs.Dr Bhagyavathi Shankaralingam thoroughly enjoyed the function and appreciated the students. She also gave away the prizes to the meritorious primary students who took part in the recitation competition Bharathidasan Kavidaigal.
The President Mr.Sooriya Narayanan, Secretary Mr.R.Raju, PTA office bearers and members, Principal Mrs Chitra Vasagam and Vice Principal Mr.A.Thangavel appreciated the efforts of the students.
DTEA RK Puram started 10 day celebrations on World Book Day from 20th April 2017 by conducting various competition for
classes V to X. The theme for class V was a fancy dress display on their favorite cartoon or mythological characters.
For Class VI & VII- drawing competition on My Dream Library. For Classes VIII, IX & X Book mark designing with Quotes.
Prizes were awarded to the winners.
A Grand Function was celebrated on 23/4/2017 to commemorate the “World Book Day” and “Earth Day”. Students spoke on the Importance of Reading. Poems were recited and a Skit was performed on the same. Students were informed about the trending books.Poster Making competition were conducted for various classes on The Conservation Of Environment.
Vice Principal Mr.A.Thangavel proposed the vote of thanks & congratulated the students for their participation.
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DTEA Sr Sec School R K P arranged a grand farewell function to honor the Principal Mrs V Mythili who retired on 28th February after rendering nearly four decades of meritorious service to the DTEA schools.The President DTEA,Secretary PTA RKP,PTA members, Principals and staff members from other branches of DTEA,Retired Principals and Vice Principals graced the occasion. The President DTEA and other distinguished guests in their speech highlighted the dedicated services rendered by Mrs Mythili to the DTEA schools. In her farewell address Mrs Mythili recalled her earlier days as a student of the first batch of the school in 1964 and her long, valuable association with the school in various capacities.She also thanked the management of DTEA, the PTA and the staff for their whole hearted support and cooperation during her tenure and wished the students success in future.
DTEA Sr Sec School RK Puram celebrated its Annual Day on 19th February 2017 with great exuberance.
The Chief Guest on the occasion was SVR VK Vasan, CEO Abhirami Mega Mall of Chennai. The Programme commenced with a short prayersung by the choir group of our school followed by the auspicious lighting of the Lamp by the esteemed Chief Guest, President Mr.M.SooriyaNarayanan, Vice President Mr R.Mani, Secretary Mr.R.Raju, and Our Respected Principal Mrs V.Mythili.
Followed by Welcome Speech and introduction of our Chief Guest by our Vice Principal Mr.A.Thangavel.Respected Principal Mrs.V.Mythili presented the Annual Report highlighting the achievements of the School and students.
Documentary on “Journey of DTEA RK Puram -50 years”, “Achievements of DTEA Management” & “Glimpses from the Life of our Principal Mrs. V.Mythili” was shown and prepared by Mr.Elanchozen, Mrs.Rajashree & Mrs.Parvathy.G.
A small speech was presented by our Honorable Chief Guest SVR VK Vasan. Followed by the prize distribution for the excellence of our students in academics & sports for the year 2014-15 & 2015-16.
Then the show began with a Welcome Dance followed by Skit, Folk Dance, Cinematic Dance on the theme of “United We Can”.The entire programme was planned and conducted by the students under the mentoring and grooming of teachers.
The Programme ended by a vote of thanks by Mr.A Thangavel(Vice Principal),Grand Finale and National Anthem.
The 68th Republic Day celebrated with great vigour and zeal in our school on 25th of January 2017 to commemorate the coming of its own constitution into force. The teachers and students took an oath to abide by our constitution and serve our nation. This was followed by a speech in English by Preeti Negi (XIA), a patriotic poem in Hindi by Ankit (XIB), a self-composed poem by Rahul Raj (IXB), a Hindi song by Ishika and Subhadra and a Tamil song by Shobhna and Tarunika. Our tiny tots presented a beautiful dance signifying the integration and secular nature of our constitution. Our principal Mrs. V Mythili in her address emphasized on duties towards nation than our rights and to live in unity and harmony.
Inaugration of week long celebration to mark the birth anniversary of mathematical genius Srinivasa Ramanujan was done by the
senior lecturer Mrs.Lata of Ramanujan College.In her address she explained the importance and usage of Mathematics in other subjects
and guided the students for their career.She was falicitated by the principal.
Table song was presented by primary children,poster making competition was held among students of class VI-IX. Quiz and origami competition was conducted smoothly by Mathematics Department with the assistance of senior students of XI B and C among the students of class VI-VIII.
On 22nd December a skit was presented by VIIA students relating Maths to different fields of practical life. Senior PGT Mr. A. Thangavelspoke briefly on life history of Srinivasa Ramanujan,highlighting his deep interest in Maths.
The principal Mrs. Mythili in her speech briefed the students on the inspiration students can derive from the life of Srinivasa Ramanujan who inspite of extremely challenging economic conditions became a world renowned mathematician.She urged the students to develop interest in Mathematics, which is the base of human life and is used in all walks of life.
Children’s Day and Education Day was celebrated with great spirit at DTEA. R.K. Puram on 11th November 2016 to commemorate
the birth anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, independent India’s first Prime Minister and the first education minister Maulana
Abul Kalam Azad. The chief guest was Dr. Lata a senior lecturer of Ramanujan college and alumni of DTEA.R.K.Puram.The day began
with a special assembly by paying a rich tribute to these leaders followed by various speeches.Students of primary section presented
a beautiful song and enacted as a leaders through fancy dress.Secondary and senior secondary students presented a skit on the
importance of literacy.A classical dance was performed by a girl of class VII.Various activities for the student’s were organized by
the teacher,such as painting,slogan writing,story telling,debates,poem writing,poem recitation,calligraphy,clay modelling,
quick model making,science quiz,rangoli and so on.
The chief guest Mrs. Lata addressed the students and focused on the importance of education in general and women’s education in particular.The principal briefed the life of Chacha Nehru and his achievement in the field of politics.She also emphasized on how to raise the quality of education to great heights.
About 400 students participated in various activities and winners were awarded with prize.
DTEA Senior Secondary School, R.K.Puram took pride in presenting the 51st Youth Parliament, conducted by the Ministry
of Parliamentary Affairs on 27th August,2016.
The session that held the audience spell bound for around 56minutes was appreciated by the members of the jury comprising of Sh. R.C. Mohanty , Deputy Secretary, Ministry of Parliament Affairs, Sh.Briten Sengupta former, MP Rajya Saha and Madam Juhi Aggrawal, Deputy Director of Education, Zone – 19.
The members of the jury had a word of praise for the Management of DTEA headed by the president Sh. Sooriya Narayanan and Hony. Secretary Sh. R.Raju for their interest and active support. They also lauded the 53 students for their articulate speech and outstanding performance, the teacher incharge Political Science Sh.Deepak Kukreja for his meticulous work and painstaking efforts in presenting the program and principal Mrs. V.Mythili for her coordination skills.
Mrs. V. Mythili proposed the vote of thanks.
The Independence Day was celebrated with fervent zeal and patriotism in our school Premises.The chief guests Mr.Rajeshwar Shashtri (1981 batch) and Mr. Srinivas Kotni (1990 batch) alumni of DTEA R.K.Puram , unfurled tricolor flag alongside our principal Mrs. V. Mythili . PTA Executive members graced the function. Our cute primary children enacted as national leaders through fancy dress, Tamil song- Raghu Pati Raghav Raja Ram was sung, Speeches in three languages, Poem recitation, Carnatic song of Bharathiyar and play in Tamil was presented to show the real meaning of freedom. The celebrations ended with prize distribution ceremony. Winners of a painting competition held in school were awarded prizes.
The DTEA academic fest 2016 was organized on 6th August in all DTEA Schools. Mrs.Indu Bala inaugurated the exhibition in our School. The focus was to enhance the critical thinking, Problem Solving skills and develop skills such as oral – communication, research team work, planning etc. as learning outcome. Students of all classes exhibited their latent talent through presentation, role play, model, chart, games and sport. More than 600 students participated enthusiastically in various activities. Audience was enthralled by the spectacular act presented by students in English and Maths which was related to real life situation.
Happy move camp was organized by FSL-HYUNDAI Company for three days (From 18th July to 20th July 2016) in our School. Their theme was ‘Save Heritage and save our Environment’. During this period they conducted various activities for our children (Class IV and V) like mono act, paper folding, picture identification and musical dance. Last day they conducted a drawing competition and first three winners were awarded. They exhibited their talent in the field of Marshal Art, Traditional music, Song and dances. They also decorated our School walls with beautiful paintings. It presented a good example of intermingling of different cultures .
50th Youth Parliament Competition conducted by the Ministry Of Parliamentary Affairs New Delhi has been etched in Golden
letters in the annals of the school history as the declaration of the coveted honors came as a pleasant surprise coinciding
with the school completing 50 years of its glorious existence.
The Youth Parliament Competition aims to acquaint the students with Parliamentary practices and procedures, the skills of debate and discussion and righteous expression of views. Moreover it builds democratic ethos among the younger generation.
The first round of the competition was held on 6th August 2015. 62 students from classes IX to XII participated and competed with 36 schools. They put up an excellent performance holding the audience spell bound for nearly 50 minutes. Sri Briten Sen Gupta Ex M.P(Rajya Sabha), Ms. Romi Johri from the Directorate of Education and Mr. R.C Mohanty the Deputy Secretary (Ministry Of Parliamentary Affairs) were among the judges.G.Srinidhi(the Speaker) and Prachi were declared First , Pragya, Sonal and Mukul won the Second Position and Rochel, Mohamad Thoufeeq and Megha were declared third in the individual category.
Qualifying the first round DTEA RKPuram was placed among the top four schools out of the 36 schools. The short sitting of Youth Parliament of the best four schools was held on 28th October at the Balyogi Auditorium in the Parliament Library Annex. DTEA RK Puram was adjudged the winner among the new entrants in the Delhi Region.It also won the merit trophy for securing the third position among the participating schools in Delhi.
Members of the DTEA management and PTA of the school expressed their appreciation by awarding special prizes to all the participants in the morning assembly and congratulated the winning team for achieving the twin honors. The teacher in charge Mr.Deepak Kukreja(PGT Pol.Science) said that he was overwhelmed by the awards and that he would strive further to excel in all future endeavors. The Principal Mrs. V.Mythili thanked the management for their support and co-operation and said that it was the dedicated, sincere and untiring efforts of Mr. Kukreja and his team that won laurels for the school.
World Nature Day and World Animal Day are celebrated on 3rdoct and 4thoct respectively to promote awareness of and understanding about the need to protect, manage and enhance nature.
DTEA Sr.Sec.School RKPuram today celebrated this day with the active involvement of students and teachers to sensitize children towards the need to preserve our nature and to show love towards animals. The programme began with a thought provoking speech in English by BhuvikaBatra of XI-C. It was followed by a musical act to show that even animals enjoy the music of nature. For this a beautiful synchronization of music by Aditya of VII B, flying butterfly being played by Jessica of class V and mesmerized animals being played by the primary and middle wing of the school was set up. MukulPandey of XI A gave an inspiring speech in Hindi with suggestions to ensure sustainable development without harming the nature.Yamini of XI Arecited a meaningful poem in Hindi describing the ‘inhuman acts of humans on nature’.
The programme came to an end with a speech by the Principal of the school Mrs. V. Mythili. She spoke on the beauty of the earth where in man, nature and the animal world lived in peace and harmony. She also narrated a story from nature- the relationship shared between a boy and the tree where in the tree turned out to be an adventure, delight, inspiration, home, a teacher, a companion and a great solace.She emphasized the need to respect, preserve and love nature by growing and taking care of trees. She triggered the minds of students to think on ‘Why do we need to conserve plant and animal life by stating the fact that nature and animals don’t trouble us unless we trouble them.
International Senior Citizen’s Day was observed at DTEA Sr. Sec. School, R.K.Puram with the students taking a pledge during the morning assembly to love, care respect and serve the elderly.
To mark the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi which falls on Oct 2nd the school today organized a programmewith the tiny tots singing the devotional song Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram followed by a Tamil poem.Students of class VII to X performed a Tamil skit on Gandhiji, depicting his life in South Africa. Srinidhi of class XII and Afreen Nihar of X rendered Gandhiji’s favourite song Vaishnava Janato, Simran of classXII recited a poem in Hindi followed by a poem in English by Stella of class XII. Mukul Pandey of class XI highlighted the teachings of Gandhiji . Compering was done by Srinidhi of class XII.
The programme concluded with a speech by the schoolPrincipal Mrs. V.Mythili who emphasized on the four qualities out of the innumerable qualities of Gandhiji which one should embrace as students in their walk of lifenamely the qualities of- speaking truth, adopting non-violence, valuing time and having clean mind &keeping the surrounding clean in tune with today’s Swach Bharat Abhiyan.
The UN General Assembly declared 16th September as World Ozone Day in 1994. The day is mainly intended to spread awareness of the depletion of the Ozone Layer and search for solutions to preserve it.
World Ozone day was celebrated in DTEA.Sr.Sec.School,R.K.Puram by organizing a special assembly. A speech on the day was given by Sarat kumar of class IX- B. Then the Vice Principal of the school Mrs. Eshwari suggested small little measures which can be adopted by the students in preserving the ozone layer.
Mrs. Rukmani ShankarTGT Tamil, gave a brief outline of the life history and achievements of EV Ramasamy. She quoted instances from Periyar’s life to enable the students to learn to be inquisitive. Also he ignited other minds to think and question by startingthe ‘Self Respect Movement’ and ‘Women Empowerment Mission’.
Finally the Principal of the school Mrs. V.Mythili threw some light on the political contribution of Periyar- the formation of Dravida Kazhakam. She concluded her speech with a precious moral lesson “ Lets all respect others and earn respect from others” & “ Be united as we all belong to one caste, one region and one race i.e. humanity”.
DTEA Sr.Sec. School, R.K.Puram participated in Zonal level science exhibition2015-16 with the main theme: Science and Mathematics for inclusive development, held at SKV No. 1, Sarojini Nagar on 8th and 9th September 2015.It is a matter of great honour for the school that all the three exhibits were selected for the Centre Level Science Exhibition 2015-16.
1. The exhibit titled ‘ A War of deadly diseases Vs Majestic Nature’G.Srinidhi of class XII-B and Praseeda .S of class XI-B underthe guidance of Ms. A selvi, Lecturer (Biology) won the First position in the sub theme “Health and Nutrition”
2.A working model of ‘Conversion of small town into Hi-tech city’ prepared by Md. Yaseen and Anurag of class XII-B under the sub theme of‘Resource Management’ and the model ‘Innovative By- Products of Sugarcane’ under the Sub theme “ Industry” prepared by Megha and Prachi of class XII- B were adjudged the best in the respective sub themes. Both the models were prepared under theable guidance of Ms. Poonam Ahlawat, Lecturer (Physics).
Shri. Ashutosh Ghosh, Dy. Director of Education(Science) and Smt. Juhi Aggarwal, DDE, Zone 19 had a word of praise for the sincere efforts of the teachers andthe wholehearted participation of students.
The prize winners received the appreciation from DTEA President Mr. M. Suriya Narayanan, DTEA Secretary Mr. R. Raju and Mrs. V. Mythili, Principal, DTEA, RKPuram.
Teachers day was celebrated on 4th September 2015 in DTEA, R.K.Puram with verve & enthusiasm. Secretary DTEA (Regd.) Sh.R.Raju, President Shri.MSooryanarayanan& PTA Secretary, Sh.Kannan attended the function.
The programme started with a prayer followed by a Tamil poem by Sughasini of XII – C, Tamil speech by Vagula of XII – A, Hindi Poem by Sonika of class X, English speech by Divya of Class XII - C, dance by Karthik, Suresh &Dinesh of Class XII – A. The activities ended with an interactive riddle session. Compering was done by Srinidhi&Ramya of class XII – B & C respectively.
Sh.M.Sooryanarayanan, President, DTEA spoke on the role of teachers as guide & models. Principal Mrs. V.Mythili, in her address read out the message sent by Sh. R. Raju, Secretary wishing teachers on the happy occasion. She also spoke on the crucial role that teachers play in the life of each child, for teachers. with their talent, efficiency, affection, competence, honesty, eloquence & resourcefulness create and nurture a personality in each child having qualities of tolerance, appreciation caring attitude, helpful nature, enthusiasm which are the ultimate reward for a teacher. She ended her speech with a quote from “Within My Power”
Hindi Diwas is celebrated across the country on 14th September every year to remember the historic occasion when Hindias written in Devanagari script was approved as the official language by the constituent Assembly of India on 14th September in the year 1949.
This day was celebrated in DTEA, Sr. Sec.School, R.K.Puram by organizing a special assembly where students of classes IIIrd and IVth sang a song describing the great diversity of India. Then the principal of the school, Mrs. V.Mythili spoke on the significance of the adoption of the three language formula by the government of India. She also spoke on how important it is to speak
1. Hindi- the official language of India
2. English- the medium of instruction and
…to retain and nurture our linguistic diversity and survive in the present competitive world.
International Literacy Day is celebrated on 8th September as declared by the UN in 1965.This day is used as a tool to encourage marginalized communities to equip themselves with the skill to create a better life.
The celebration at D.T.E.A., Sr,Sec,School, R.K.Puram began with school prayer followed by aTamil story narrated by Subhashini of class XI-A to highlight the importance of education and literacy. Eight students of class V sang a Tamil song on the value of education.Students from classes VI &VII performed a meaningful skit titled “Padhega India Tabhi to Badhega India” which means that India will grow only when its people are literate. The skit clarified the meaning of literacy while highlighting the measures taken by the government in the form of Sarva Siksha Abhiyan and Mid Day Meal to encourage students to attend school.The function concluded with an address byPrincipal of the school Mrs. V.Mythili on the role of school and teachers in making every child literate. She also stated that every literate person is an asset to the family, Society and to the nation.
DTEA RKPuram celebrated the SadhBhavana Divas on 20th August 2015 during the morning assembly in the presence of Shri V. Kannan, Secretary, PTA DTEA, RKPuram.
Promoting national integrity, love and affection beyond the feelings of caste, colour or creed a group of students from class VII to X enacted the Tamil script, which was followed by an English speech by G. Sweta of class IX, a group song by the tiny tots and Shefali of class VIII recited the Hindi poem.
P. Dharini of class IX led the school by taking the SadhBhavana Pledge.
Principal Mrs. V. Mythili in her address spoke on peace, harmony and oneness in the country and in the nation as a whole.
On the Eve of the 69th Independence Day celebration President DTEA Shri. M. Suriya Narayanan, unfurled the national flag in the presence of Shri. R. Raju, Secretary, DTEA (Regd.),Shri. P. Paramasivam, Jt. Secretary , DTEA R.K. Puram, PTA President Shri. M. Suresh kumar,and PTA Secretary Shri. V. Kannan. This was followed by a programme that included a colourful fancy dress by the tiny tots, followed by speech in English by Ramya of class XII, a group dance and a speech in Tamil by Arun of class X. The highlight of the programme was the mime show depicting unity in diversity. Mrs. V. Mythili, Principal DTEA R.K.Puram gave a speech on the significance of the tricolour flag.
6 August 2015
D.T.E.A. Senior Secondary School, R.K.Puram participated in the 50th Youth Parliament Competition organized by the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs. The program was held at Delhi Tamil Sangam, R.K Puram.The aim of the Youth Parliament is to inculcate the spirit of self-discipline, tolerance of diverse opinion and leadership quality among the younger generation.The program began with prayerand lighting of the lampby Mr. Sooriya Narayanan, President, D.T.E.A;Shri R. Raju, Secretary D.T.E.A, and the judges. This was followed by welcome address by the President. 62 students from classes 9th to 12th participated in the Youth Parliament exhibiting their talent and enthusiasm which appeared similar to a Parliament in Session under the able guidance of the teacher in charge Mr. Deepak Kukreja and the teacher coordinator Mrs. MahaBharti .N.The team of judges comprising of ShriBratinSen Gupta, former M.P of RajyaSabha, Shri R.C. MohantyDepy Secretary, Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, Shri P.K Halder under Secretary Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, Mrs. SumeetaBehl, Deputy Director Zone 19, Directorate of Education and Mrs. KamleshTihori lauded the performance of the students and appreciated the efforts of the school and the support of the management in making the programme a grand success. Eight students were awarded prizes for outstanding performance.
Floral tribute and homage were paid to the great visionary Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam by the D.T.E.A President Shri M. Sooriya Narayanan and Shri R. Raju, Hony. Secretary, D.T.E.A on 30th July 2015 in the school's morning assembly. As a mark of respect the staffs and students observed a two minute silence.
Kamarajar's Birth Anniversary was observed on 15th July 2015. The programme included a song by the primary students followed by Tamil speech by Vagula of class XII highlighting his simplicity as a way of life. The Principal in her address spoke eloquently on Kamarajar's greatness, simplicity and populist measures such as free education, mid-day meal and primary health care for which he was honoured with the highest civilian award the Bharat Ratna.
The 26th world population Day which falls on the 11th of July was celebrated in our school with the theme of 2015 being “Vulnerable population in emergencies, protecting a women’s life is a priority in any circumstances at all times.” Our students enthusiastically took part in it by displaying various posters, narrating the facts of India’s population in particular and world’s population in general. Debate on India’s population as asset or liability and quiz program on population were also conducted.
Three day workshop on the following topics were conducted in the school for the benefit of the teachers after the school reopened for teachers
on 27th June 2015.
27-06-2015: ‘Art of living ‘by Shri. Raj Kishore shah
29-06-2015: ‘Sky yoga’ ( Manavalakalai) by Prof. Parameshwaran
30-06-2015: Motivational talk on ‘Stress free life with 100% responsibility’ by Mrs. Geetha Norohna
The teachers found the workshop refreshing, motivational and useful after the long summer break. Prof. Parameshwaran offered suggestions to control and manage anger in the classroom and gave useful tips for a quality life. Mr. Raj Kishore shah in his speech highlighted the importance of being patient with slow learners and requested the teachers to have a positive approach towards children to ensure better learning. Mrs Geetha Noronha requested the teachers to use the present situation to the best of their ability without worrying about the past and fear of the future.